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05 November 2020

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Phil Barry

"The Right has no desire to force other people to adopt their values and mores. " Laughable. But I wouldn't expect less from Rebane clutching at straws as the cart he hitched his pony to is sinking into the mud..

A woman's right to choose? School prayer (Christians only, thank you)? A person'r right to smoke marijuana? State liquor stores closed on the Sabbath? . . . no desire to force other people to adopt their values and mores?

Gregory

Look at the bright side... Biden/Harris and the Democratic Party should be careful with what they wish for, they may get it.

They will be holding the bag on Wuhan SARS and on the economy.

George Rebane

Gregory 1218pm - My fear is that it will again be the DNC's lamestream media that will assure the country as to who winds up holding which bag. I see nothing beneficial happening from here on out that would change the MO of what used to be journalism and our Fourth Estate. They have the nation by the balls, and there is no reason that they should let go. Look at the alternative reality they created just this year in the minds of at least half the country.

Gregory

"The Right has no desire to force other people to adopt their values and mores."

Really? The "Right" has no desire to force people not to practice post-natal abortion on demand? It worked in ancient Athens, didn't it? Why not give people time to see what this baby will be like?

I think the Fourth Estate has eaten much of its seed corn in this election in its zeal to get Trump, whether Biden or Trump are left standing in the end... and they are not swimming in cash. I imagine even if Trump is down and out on a short count, that there's quite a lot of mischief that can be made by Trump and his lawyers.

D

"And if he must depart, that he does so with newfound dignity and decorum, that were it practiced more frequently during his years in office would have guaranteed him a second term."
Sorry George, not going to happen.
He is live now saying he won, his numbers are recordbreaking, conspiracies everywhere - in short he is batshit crazy as usual.

D

Trump is just rambling now, repeating hself, making up shit.

D

Trump is slurring his words now.

Walt

Move long dip💩....

The House LIBS lose seats The Repub Senate makes a gain,
and somehow Biden is supposed to win?

Only a Proggy can't see anything wrong with that picture.

D

More reasons to fear for the republic,

https://twitter.com/peltzmadeline/status/1324471538310127618?s=09

Gregory

walt... it has less to do with "proggys" and more to do with half the people really disliking President Trump.

For a number of years I've had a soft spot in my heart for Richard Milhous Nixon... not for any act in office (outside of a very touching limo ride talking Football with the only certified sports nut in the press pool of the '72 Campaign, Hunter S. Thompson, lovingly recalled in Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail), but for his sparing of the country when the 1960 election was stolen out from underneath him by the Daly Machine in Chicago... he thought it wasn't worth tearing up the country.

A lotta good it's done him in the ensuing years. Not.

Trump is capable of making a big stink, and if there's stinking piles in Wisconsin,AZ, PA or anywhere else, by all means, get them out in the open by all legal means at his disposal. The people who hate Trump won't hate him any more than they do now.

Don Bessee

About that -

“If those reports are correct, I don’t understand it. The way you do counting is you simply count all of the ballots,” Von Spakovsky said. “You don’t divide. They’re not divided up between the candidates. So the [precinct] reporting that’s coming in ought to be reporting of the total vote count, regardless of who it’s for. So again, if it’s confirmed that there are these weird reports coming out of votes only for one candidate and not the other, you’ve got to question, what exactly is going on?”

https://www.breitbart.com/radio/2020/11/05/hans-von-spakovsky-120k-straight-vote-dump-biden-impossible/

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Gregory

"D" 455pm

Insane reaction to pure hyperbole. No, Steve Bannon was not inciting Donald Trump to actually behead Fauci and put his head on a pike on a corner of the White House as a warning to bureaucrats thinking about wandering off tshe reservation, though it would make for an interesting CGI sequence.

I fear for the republic that there are enough idiots to get the vapors listening to Steve Bannon talking and actually call the FBI on a youtube.

Don Bessee

The upside -

Dem caucus erupts as members say party's leftward drift hurt moderates in election
'We should have won big but you know the defund the police issue, the Green New Deal -- those issues killed our members,' a source said

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/dem-caucus-clash-too-progressive

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Don Bessee

Clipping the socialist dems wings -

Why it matters: The new Senate political math could dash the ambitions of some Democrats, including those who have clashed with Republicans.

It could push Biden to go with more centrist options, like Lael Brainard for Treasury or Tony Blinken for State, sources tell Axios.

Susan Rice and Stacey Abrams could be early casualties, depending on McConnell's posture.
But it could also open paths for others, like Sen. Chris Coons, who could benefit from a tradition of senatorial courtesy for quick confirmations of nominees within its ranks.

A source close to McConnell tells Axios a Republican Senate would work with Biden on centrist nominees but no "radical progressives" or ones who are controversial with conservatives.

The Biden agenda would be severely restricted by GOP control, the source added: "It's going to be armed camps."

https://www.axios.com/gop-senate-biden-transition-50ebe6c8-e318-4fdb-b903-048908b3b954.html

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Bill Tozer

Quotes

Insight: “Forced to choose, the poor, like the rich, love money more than political liberty; and the only political freedom capable of enduring is one that is so pruned as to keep the rich from denuding the poor by ability or subtlety and the poor from robbing the rich by violence or votes.” —Will Durant (1885-1981)

Re: The Left: “If Democrats had won the White House and the Senate … the country as we know it would’ve ended, not because Democrats have bad ideas — though they do — but because Democrats plan to impose an entirely new system on our country. … With nothing to check their power, the left fully intended to eliminate the traditional American balances within our government, along with the Constitution and the Bill of Rights that constrain their power.” —Fox News’s Tucker Carlson

Rhetorical question: “The Pennsylvania AG said Biden would win before polls even opened. The secretary of state tweeted that Trump is so awful it demeans the office to call him president. Is there reason to suspect that maybe these people are allowing late ballots because they want Trump gone?” —Matt Walsh

For the record: “Obvious point here but: media quickly calling states in Biden’s favor, when they’re actually close, and slow-walking the announcements of Trump’s clear victories is not a good look for being trusted or fighting a narrative of an election being stolen from the voters.” —Mollie Hemingway

Socialistic-type return on investment: “Amy McGrath and Jaime Harrison raised a combined $199,004,686 and lost to Mitch McConnell and Lindsey Graham by a combined 35 points.” —Politico’s Jake Sherman

Voter fraud doesn’t exist: “Need help with your mail in ballot, finding out where to vote, or something else? Call the @PADems Voter Assistance Hotline. Someone will answer and help you out.” —Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro steering voters toward leftist partisans on Election Day (Shapiro recently also said, “If all the votes are added up in PA, Trump is going to lose.”)

Non compos mentis: “These days, I am reminded quite often that you do not have to be white to support white supremacy.” —The Washington Post’s Eugene Scott

Demo-gogue: “Imagine what would be on your screen — or your mind — tonight, if ours were a normal democracy that gives the presidency to whoever earns the most votes.” —Pete Buttigieg, who doesn’t care to accept why America’s isn’t a “normal” democracy

And last… “GOP well-positioned for 2022 in the House and Senate. Biden’s most progressive priorities are DOA in a McConnell-run Senate. But remember: Democrats told you that their top priority was "restoring the national soul” by ousting Trump. They’re sad today because that was a lie.“ —Ben Shapiro


Paul Emery

Yes Gregory once again the Dems must clean up the mess the Repubs left behind. The trounced economy under Bush is the latest example as well as the Depression after Hoover was booted and the corruption and stink from the Nixon administration.

Gregory

no, paulo, the gop didnt put the economy unto the dumpster, that was the Wuhan SARS.

Scott O

PE 6:09 - "...the Dems must clean up the mess the Repubs left behind."
Yeah, Paul - a real mess. Historic peace deals in the mid east, no new wars, lowest unemployment rate for non-whites, Un-needed regs done away with, China finally facing pushback from their thuggery, energy independence... oh wait - non-whites flocking to the Republican party....
Ah yes - we see what you mean.
They're gettin' purty uppity again, aren't they Paul?
They need to listen to Biden to 'splain how they need to act.
Even a white actress chick had to 'remind' 50 cents 'bout his place.
I can see why Paul is glad that Biden might win.

Bill Tozer

Looks like the Republicans will be sending eleven (11) new fine ladies to the House of Representatives. Another dozen or more are too close to call. So far, the Republicans did not lose a single incumbent.

Why do you think that is, Paul?

Don Bessee

Botx nancy got her leftist ass handed to her, will she survive? If those new R ladies are anything like our locals tough republican women AOC is going to get her ass kicked regularly. Teed up to crush 2022 -

That means that Biden is on track to be a weak, ineffectual president governing at the mercy of Mitch McConnell's Machiavellian machinations.

So much for the Democratic fantasy — the one that seemingly never dies — of unobstructed rule. Democrats didn't just want to win and govern in the name of a deeply divided nation's fractured sense of the common good. No, they wanted to lead a moral revolution, to transform the country — not only enacting a long list of new policies, but making a series of institutional changes that would entrench their power far into the future. Pack the Supreme Court. Add left-leaning states. Break up others to give the left huge margins in the Senate. Get rid of the Electoral College. Abolish the police. Rewrite the nation's history, with white supremacy and racism placed "at the very center." Ensure "equity" not just in opportunity but in outcomes. Hell, maybe they'd even establish a Truth and Reconciliation Commission to teach everyone who voted for or supported the 45th president just how evil they really are.

https://theweek.com/articles/947824/left-just-got-crushed

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Don Bessee

OH MY, no NY love lost there -

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/gov-cuomo-blames-de-blasio-for-democratic-losses-on-election-day

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fish

Posted by: D | 05 November 2020 at 04:03 PM


Trump is slurring his words now.


No (D)ugsKKKi that’s a mirror.....you’re having a stroke .....back away and dial 911.

fish

Posted by: Paul Emery | 05 November 2020 at 06:09 PM


Punchy....you’re clearly delusional......take two wildly off the mark polls and call your physician.

Walt

The Queen of the DAMNED thinks she has a "mandate" In the Marxist line of thinking.. "We kept the house, so the people still approve of what we are doing."

Not ONE repub lost his seat, and in the Senate, we traded one for another.

And what did you Commiecrats lose to? Women, minorities, and VETS.

You got the pandemonium you were looking for with a "ballot in every mailbox(or two, or four,,,) "

10,000 fraudulent votes in Nevada? DAMN!! You guys were working overtime.

I'm sure Emery has a good explanation.. And how bout those 20,000 votes all for Biden, all at once at 4AM?

It seems you LIBS don't care. Not even trying to hide the vote manipulation.

Walt

Yup, The postal service was the way to go.
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/150000-ballots-undelivered-election-day

The Left really screwed the pooch with this hot idea.
(But this was the outcome they were looking for.)t
But losing seats and not gaining one,,,, well just acceptable losses if they can get Harris in the White House.

Oh yes... Wall St. is REAL happy the Repubs kept the Senate.
No court packing and no ending the use of oil.

The Senate will insure gridlock with Harris and AOC as Speaker.

L

It doesn't matter who votes, what matters is who counts the votes. -Josef Stalin

And who counts the votes? Government employees.
And government employees are? 99% Dims.

Chief Justice Roberts could have prevented what's happening in PA by disallowing PA's new voting laws that permit any thinking person to vote multiple times with very little trouble. Roberts sided with the libs on SCOTUS to allow the PA rules to stand by causing a tie while Barret was not on board.

This is, of course, the same judge that said Obamacare penalties were ok is we call them taxes...

Barry Pruett

Don’t think checkers. Think chess.

https://www.lawfareblog.com/how-resolve-contested-election-part-1-states-and-their-electors

https://www.lawfareblog.com/how-resolve-contested-election-part-2-how-congress-counts-electoral-votes

https://www.lawfareblog.com/how-resolve-contested-election-part-3-when-elections-fail

This three-part series is very very dense. It’s a lot of technical/legal information, but it gives you the rules of the game that is being played by the politicians.

fish

Setting up plausible deniability for the inevitable cratering of the economy should Joey Fingers prevail....:


Prof predicts Trump will 'sabotage' economy before January if he loses to Biden


https://www.campusreform.org/?ID=16098

fish

I’ll bet he’s still on Twitter.....


Watch: Deranged Olbermann Calls For Coup Against President Trump


https://www.zerohedge.com/political/watch-deranged-olbermann-calls-coup-against-president-trump

scenes

GeorgeR: "And if he must depart, that he does so with newfound dignity and decorum, that were it practiced more frequently during his years in office would have guaranteed him a second term."

I think I have to disagree with that. My gut tells me that a more dignified man wouldn't have had the sheer force of will to work through the headwinds from four years of continuous attack. A Jeb! would have been a cowering mass in the closet.

Trump has so much self-belief and such a work ethic, especially in terms of self-promotion, that he'll fight this to the bitter end. Really, you have two possibilities (neither of which is that the Left will hate him more).

. He wins. Highly unlikely but a victory is a victory
. He tarnishes the incoming administration. The charges of cheating will be real enough, true or not, that it gives a sizable part of the population some good solid reason to not play nice with the Harris/Biden administration.

A coupla lessons.

. It take a lot to overcome the built-in superiority of owning MSM and the Bureaucratic party. A lot of core votes are required in addition to the historical advantage given by the electoral college system, difficulty in modifying the Constitution, etc.
. Obviously COVID is the major factor here. Unlike a war, with a visible external enemy, a poor economy or plague gives you some reason for regime change.
. Given the close vote, I'd say that the MSM and main stream social media (MSSM?) were the determining factors. The burying of the riots and the Hunter Biden story (both very juicy, both very photoworthy) was probably enough to throw the election. The incredible demonetization and censorship of Team Red sites/bloggers/youtubers didn't help.
. These are near run things and votes are largely based on emotional response. In addition, the lack of serious people doing serious things for a living makes for an outsize importance to screens 'n keyboards to build that emotion. That's what makes FBIFacebookCIAGoogle so dangerous.
. (and finally) There is no real cost at this point to radicalization by the Right. The Left has shown it's real face in the last several years and with no countervailing force can easily achieve an Endsieg. Given his unique popularity among traditional Americans, it might make some sense for Trump to be the kernel around which a real Resistance forms, but a movement based on a personality has no legs and needs a well-formed philosophical core. Something that's just a mirror image of the Leftist identify politics structure makes for an unsatisfying result.

In the meantime, adieu. Given the likely executive-branch takeover by the Bureaucratic State and intelligence services, and the memory-holing of any charges against the web surveillance companies, I'd feel more comfortable with an improved and more secure model for accessing the internet. Even as a tiny insect in the world, you may not be interested in the State, but the State is very interested in you.

Bill Tozer

The subject of this post is too serious for moi to joke about or respond to, save some comments that have little to do with the big picture. Can’t see the forest from the trees stuff. Apples and oranges.
I was thinking about the time a few years ago looking at all that was going down in the Dumbing Down of America and told a dear friend that “I am glad I will be dead in 50 years. I am grateful that I won’t live to see the destruction of America. My friend replied, “That’s exactly what my husband said.”

Michael Savage has for a decade or two boiled it all down to Culture, Language, Borders.
Dr. Rebane (sort of) boiled it down to Makers and Takers. There are many facets to the diamond....er...Pandora’s Box.

Guess I am not ready to write about ‘I fear for our beloved Republic’. That captures my sentiment nicely.
The 2nd Amendment was not written after the founding boys just came back from a good hunting trip. Nah, they just came back from fighting a bloody war and liberating this spot on the map from the tyranny of Big Bro. Turn the page and this nation created on this continent is giving away all the God given rights, freedoms, liberties that I cling to.

Seems for the moment we have delayed the seemingly inevitable. In 2016, Citizen Trump threw out a few barricades and blew up some tracks to slow it down. Temporary road blocks. In 2020, it looks like the true Resistance will be coming from the Senate and to a degree, a more Republican House. Guess that means we are still relevant. :). Strike that. 68 million Americans make us relevant. Despite a Big Lie, we are not alone, poorly equipped, and vastly outnumbered.
The Industrial Leftinista Media-Academia-Entertainment-Political Machine Complex came close to having me thinking that once. That was one big Whooper they have been peddling for years. Bring it on, asshats.

Welcome to the Great Divide. Pretty evenly divided as evidenced by the election. Neither side looks to be relegated to the dust bin of history at the moment.

The shots fired in 1775 at Lexington-Concord, the Boston Massacre outrage, from the Green Mountain Boys to The Swamp Fox and all points in between continues on to this hour. ‘Today is a good day to die’ is not a bad battle cry.

George Rebane

scenes 732am - I agree with your tenacity cum character analysis as far as his performance and survival over the last four years. That is why I posited the notion of "newfound dignity and decorum" - i.e. doing something now that has been out of character until now.

BillT 858am - Well said Mr Tozer. (And I would draw the reader to review my commentaries on the Founders' ideas about and provision for 'par force' in a liberal democratic republic.)
https://rebaneruminations.typepad.com/rebanes_ruminations/2008/04/par-force-an-un.html

D

"So, first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is...fear itself — nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance."

...And we know that Trumpers are major fear mongering dividers

Bill Tozer

Hey D, checkout this fear mongering divider. Brazen is not quite the word for it, but it works.

‘The Voters Versus the Vote Counters‘
The latter will destroy the republic if we supinely accept their ever-more-brazen corruption.

https://spectator.org/vote-count-swing-states/

D

"When Facebook and Twitter users pointed out this skullduggery in Georgia, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin, the social media censors branded them purveyors of “misinformation.”

I guess we know where Bill gets his "truthy" information, Good old Facebook and Twitter, Parler, Patriot Post - all the most reputable news sites.

We are live streaming video inside the vote counting areas and paranoid Trumper poll watchers are in there as well.

I fear for your mental competency Bill, are you during on all cylinders?

Gregory

"Why anyone would have voted for Trump is beyond me"

Bill Tozer

"We are live streaming video inside the vote counting areas and paranoid Trumper poll watchers are in there as well."

Ah counterie. You must not be talking about places where the nervous Trump poll watchers were looking with bionoculers from across the street because some clerk or offical or Gov or Sec of State (not State Legislature) said them RNC poll watchers are allowed, but not on the building...but the DNC officals are. Or blocking out the windows of the rooms where the counting is going on. You R's can observe from the lobby.

So, now that the courts have slapped the Evil Doers hands after the mysterious wee hour switcheroo, now they but video feeds and an observer in the room, roflmao. A wee bit too late. Counting done today.

Duh. there are times the Constitution may be ambigious with the meaning of the common language of the time. Like, what did the founders mean by that phrase or words. Not so when it comes to election rules. It says clearly its all up to "state legislatures". It did not say governors or Sec of States or Lords or Terrority whatever name or title you can think of. In the common language of the time (which is the exact same as the meaning today, The Constitution states clearly "state legislatures." Unambigious. If a governor of election offical tweaks with the legislature laws, then that is clearly unconstitutional. Even state judges are being overruled..after the dirty deeds are done. Yes, even State Justices have to stay in their lane in a country ruled by law, not men. Or supposed too.

Don Bessee

The socialists are coming for you! -

Left-wing Democrats and Never Trump Republicans appealed Friday for assistance in compiling lists of Trump supporters to they could be held “accountable” for supporting President Donald Trump after the election.

“Democratic socialist” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) tweeted: “Is anyone archiving these Trump sycophants for when they try to downplay or deny their complicity in the future? I foresee decent probability of many deleted Tweets, writings, photos in the future.”


Michael Simon, who describes himself as a former staff member in Barack Obama’s administration, replied in the affirmative, linking to what he called the “Trump Accountability Project”:

Yes, we are.

The Trump Accountability Project (@trumpaccproject)

Every Administration staffer, campaign staffer, bundler, lawyer who represented them — everyone. https://t.co/PHx8v8GxOp

— Michael Simon (@mbsimon) November 6, 2020

The database at the site includes a list of federal judges appointed by the president.

Others also tweeted to announce the project:


Jennifer Rubin, a Washington Post columnist and Never Trumper, tweeted that anyone challenging the 2020 election results should not only be disqualified from holding public office, but ostracized from society.

https://www.breitbart.com/2020-election/2020/11/06/leftists-never-trumpers-begin-compiling-lists-of-trump-supporters/

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Don Bessee

Very true and the fix will also have consequences for them -

MEDIAPublished 2 hours ago
Joe Scarborough calls election 'absolute repudiation' of Dem 'brand' despite likely Biden win

https://www.foxnews.com/media/joe-scarborough-election-absolute-repudiation-democratic-brand

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Don Bessee

He would know -

https://www.breitbart.com/clips/2020/11/06/rod-blagojevich-dems-stealing-elections-a-time-honored-tradition/

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Bill Tozer

Once again around the park, James. And no hurry. More will be revealed.

MICHIGAN SOFTWARE DIVERTED GOP VOTES TO DEMS
“This afternoon, the Republican Party of Michigan held a press conference and alleged that a software “glitch” caused thousands of votes for Republican candidates to be counted for Democrats instead:

The Republican Party of Michigan held a press conference Friday afternoon and revealed six thousand Republican votes were calculated for Democrats after a software glitch. That software was used in dozens of counties around the state.

“In Antrim County, ballots were counted for Democrats that were meant for Republicans, causing a 6000 vote swing against our candidates. The county clerk came forward and said, ‘tabulating software glitched and caused a miscalculation of the votes.’ Since then, we have now discovered that 47 counties used this same software in the same capacity,” Michigan GOP Chairwoman Laura Cox said.

Apparently 6,000 votes were switched in just one of the 47 counties that used the same software:“

https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2020/11/michigan-software-diverted-gop-votes-to-dems.php
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Game-On for the Coup?

‘It will all go according to plan—unless we stop it.’

“Strictly speaking, a coup is an illegitimate change of government by violent means. But what if you can do it without violence? To win without fighting is best, Sun Tzu says. An ostensibly (“mostly”) peaceful ouster from power is preferable to the use of force because it can much more easily be sold as “our democracy” at work.”

https://americanmind.org/salvo/game-on-for-the-coup/

It is not wise to take one’s armor off before the battle begins. Darn, I was going to use that on Punchy before those results came in and made him say, “Nevada County is Blue” on another disaster for him. Anyway, glad Trump still has his armor on and is pissed as hell. And some expect him to be a gentleman with the future of our Republic at stake. Hardly. Tell that to Gentleman Mitt or Bob Dole or Jeb or Marco, not Donald J Trump.

Opps. This should have gone under Scattershots, Election Edition. To err is human, to forgive is divine. Thanks y’all. Oils well.

George Rebane

Do we have an Obama Accountability Project?

Bill Tozer

Well @ 4:19 pm

The Never Trump Republicans yielded soooo much influence through their Lincoln Log on the Carpet Project that Donald J Trump, who carried 90% of the Republicans in 2016, carried 93% of the Republicans in 2020. Expanded the base. Good Job and eat shit William Kristol, aka, Mr Irrelevant and None Too Happy About It. Same to you, Council on Foreign Relations.

Did You Know.....that Stacey Abrams is on the Council on Foreign Relations, and not as a staffer. Need security clearance. She has one. Mercy.

Don Bessee

Big tech in the mix -

Thousands of Michigan ballots that were meant for Republican candidates were wrongly counted for Democrats in at least one Michigan county, according to Michigan Republican Party chairwoman Laura Cox, who said 47 other counties used the same software that experienced this “glitch.”

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/11/06/report-glitch-caused-6k-michigan-ballots-meant-for-republicans-to-go-to-democrats/

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Don Bessee

You can expect the pony tail of ignorance to be a party parrot on this -

'F*** you, we did a good job': Defiant pollster Nate Silver rushes to defend his profession after another systematic failure of polls in the build-up to an election

Silver's rebuke of critics comes as Republican pollster Frank Luntz called political polling a 'systematic failure' following the bulk of the election results

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8919687/FiveThirtyEights-Nate-Silver-declares-site-did-accurately-predict-election.html

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Bill Tozer

The Great Divide, illustrated with class.

Pompous Colbert DEMANDS Republicans Speak Against Trump's 'Fascist' Plot to 'Kill Democracy'

......“And that means, for all the predictable behavior of the last few days and the last four years, right now something unpredictable needs to happen: Republicans have to speak up -- all of them. Because for evil to succeed, all that is necessary is for good men to do nothing. So say something right now, Republicans. Not later, not after you've stuck your finger up in the wind or wherever you want to put it. Right now, it's in your best interest.

You only survived this up until now because a lot of voters didn't want to believe everything that was obvious to so many of us: That Donald Trump is a fascist. And when it comes to democracy versus fascism, I’m sorry, there are not fine people on both sides. So you need to choose: Donald Trump or the American people? This is the time to get off the Trump Train. Because he just told you where the train is going, and it's not a passenger train, and he'll load you on it someday, too.

Later, after ripping Mitch McConnell, Colbert continued the rant: "Americans are going to start counting something else, starting right now. They’re gonna count who was willing to speak up. They are going to count who is going to speak up against Donald Trump trying to kill democracy, and they’ll count who will stay silent in the face of this desperate attack on the bedrock institution of this truly great nation."

Then Colbert boasted "We're not going to show you a second of what that sad, frightened fraud said tonight. Because it’s poison, and I like you. He can suck silence. And he can suck my frosted yumnut."

That may be a sequel of sorts to Colbert suggesting Trump was "Putin's cock holster."”

https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/tim-graham/2020/11/06/pompous-colbert-demands-republicans-speak-against-trumps-fascist

Yes, yes, we know. You are watching us and you will not ever forget nor forgive us for what we have done. Now, once again, show us on Punchy’s Ann Coulter where those mean bully Rebane Rumaniacs hurt you. Need someone to kiss your boo-boo, buttercup?

Don Bessee

Ya bitches put us on the list but know you are creating an army that will destroy your power in
2022. They should reconsider the idea of coming for us as individuals as we are much better armed.

Sen. Marsha Blackburn has responded to an initiative from far-left Democrats and Never Trump Republicans aiming to target supporters of President Donald Trump by adding them to a list and holding them “accountable” after the election.

Blackburn’s remarks were made in a tweet, which quoted the announcement of the “Trump Accountability Project


“If by undermining America you mean stopping Democrat socialists, not defunding police and blocking the Green New Deal, add me to your list,” Blackburn wrote, adding the hashtag #MAGA.

The effort, which was kickstarted on Friday, was promoted by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (D-NY), who wrote in a tweet, “Is anyone archiving these Trump sycophants for when they try to downplay or deny their complicity in the future? I foresee decent probability of many deleted Tweets, writings, photos in the future.”

Lol at the ‘party of personal responsibility’ being upset at the idea of being responsible for their behavior over last four years,” she added in another tweet.

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/11/06/marsha-blackburn-stares-down-radical-leftists-seeking-to-target-trump-supporters-with-hit-list/

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Walt

What? corrupt counting machines? And in Biden's favor no less?
The game of dirty pool is really showing it's balls.

Walt

OH Myy.... I forgot what's needed for Liberally impaired.
https://dailycaller.com/2020/11/06/antrim-county-michigan-voting-counting-error/
"Antrim County, Michigan, a traditionally Republican county that flipped blue this election has reportedly flipped back to red after a manual recount of votes found thousands of votes for President Donald Trump accidentally went for Joe Biden."

And then they name names of the vote count "system"!!

"Originally the county went blue and showed a win for Biden. However, election officials looked into the results and found the county’s software glitched, according to WLNS. The county uses the ‘Dominion Voting System,’ which is also used in 64 counties across the state including Ingham, Jackson, and Shiawassee, per the same report."

Don Bessee

Some of the mulch heads keep blathering how blue things are yet we won the state and congressional office and Doug increased his margin of defeat of whats her name -

But LaMalfa says just how much he and other Republican lawmakers can accomplish will depend on who ends up in the White House. It’s also unclear what party will have a narrow majority in the Senate. And it looks as though Democrats will retain control of the House. On election night, LaMalfa led Denney by eleven points, or 55 to 44-percent. In November of 2018, he won by nine percentage points.

https://knco.com/lamalfa-looking-forward-to-fifth-term/

;-)

Bill Tozer

Don
After the 2016 election, the fine students of Oberlin College were horrified that some of their fellow students that walked among them voted for Trump. The student mob raced to the registrar of voters’ office and demanded to know exactly which Oberlin students for Trump. Names, we want names! Who? Who? Who the *@%# are they?? Give us their names!

The voting office said sorry, can’t tell you WHO someone voted for.
I am most certain that their safe place did not feel safe after that. Well, not as safe and maybe never feel the prior safe again.

Sidebar: Oberlin. Lena Dunham (2008) ain’t looking too good lately. And the think Michelle Malkin (1992) went there, but she ain’t exactly welcomed to set foot on campus.

THEY ARE WATCHING US AND THEY KNOW WHO WE ARE! Lions and tigers and bears, oh my.

Scott O

Wow - what gracious winners! Angry, snarling, mean-spirited and pissed!
"Sen. Marsha Blackburn has responded to an initiative from far-left Democrats and Never Trump Republicans aiming to target supporters of President Donald Trump by adding them to a list and holding them “accountable” after the election."
Gracious me!
You're going to "hold me accountable"
Bring it, sweetcakes.
I's so askeered.
Good Lord, are these freaks of nature ever happy?

Bill Tozer

Is there nowhere we can hide? They will find us.

Oh, spare me, asshats

Scott O

BT 7:13 - Colbert - "...and he can suck my frosted yumnut."
My - the sexual fantasies you leftys have!
I guess if young children aren't available...

Walt

The "blue wave" turned into the blue swirl. As in, circling the bowl... One good flush deserves another. Now if we can just get Biden to shoot the rapids with the rest of the Lefties that got kicked to the curb.

Walt

Yes,, a RED tornado came through Queen Nan's Blue trailer park.

Scott O

George R. - "The 2022 election will respond to whatever pain the Democrats inflict on the country."
Do you mean like the California voters who just responded to the pain the Dems have inflicted on CA?
Oh sure, there were some goodies like voters actually saying it's not nice to discriminate based on skin color...
Basically, CA voters looked at the catastrophe of what has befallen the once great state and said:
"please sir, can I have some more?"

Walt

Takes funny Joe,, you say " The people have voted change"...
You could say that,, with all the wins in the Repub colume.
Yet you seem to be the ONLY Lefty (uh) winning,,,??
By any means necessary... The LIB motto.

Don Bessee

They must have kept the other races off his basement tv --

He went on to claim a “mandate for action” and cited the coronavirus, the economy, climate change, and systemic racism.

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/11/06/joe-biden-claims-mandate-but-stops-short-of-declaring-victory/

;-)

Don Bessee

A must do, dont let the masters of the universe scam us with a dirty program -

https://www.breitbart.com/clips/2020/11/06/sekulow-campaign-should-be-demanding-a-manual-recount-in-places-with-software-that-glitched-in-mi/

;-)

NC Right Wing Watch

A 4.5 million popular vote win is a mandate.

fish

Posted by: NC Right Wing Watch | 07 November 2020 at 07:21 AM


A 4.5 million popular vote win is a mandate.

In a country of 330 million......? Good thing you decided to be an embarrassment to the profession of journalism instead of being an embarrassment to the professions of mathematics or statistics.

Bill Tozer

Update to my Nov. 5, 7:00 pm

“Looks like the Republicans will be sending eleven (11) new fine ladies to the House of Representatives.
Why do you think that is, Paul?“

Now it’s 13 fine articulate strong conservative ladies being sent the House of Representatives. Hmmm. Is there such a word as ‘freshwomen‘? Anyway, awesome new freshman class of R’s with their sexist misogynistic views.

According to ‘the polls’, the Republicans won the Latino vote in S. Florida while the Dems won the Latinx vote.

George Rebane

Beware the Ides of January 2021. Long live the question mark.

Bill Tozer

Quote of the week:

“Yes,, a RED tornado came through Queen Nan's Blue trailer park.”
Posted by: Walt | 06 November 2020 at 08:45 PM

Still, I fear for our beloved Republic. And there is humongous reasons to fear and weep. With Trump gone, all the non-stop 24/7 arrows directed at Trump will now be directed at us. No more standing behind Trump and letting him take all the blows and venom. As Scenes has pointed out in other contexts, ‘we are on our own’ now.

It’s up to each one of us moving forward to absorb the the blows that Trump took that was really meant for each one of us. And it is up to each one of us to fight back, preferably with the zeal of Trump or the passion and toughness of a few R’s in the House leadership.

BTW, is it just me or did the news about C-19 take a hiatus?

Barry Pruett

Yes George. This election is not over. Lots of politics to play until January 6.

fish

Posted by: Bill Tozer | 07 November 2020 at 10:38 AM

BTW, is it just me or did the news about C-19 take a hiatus?


It’s not needed any longer Bill.....other than appointing another do nothing democrat task force I doubt you’ll hear much about it after the inauguration. Gotta get those tax Serfs back to humpin to generate those taxes.

Gregory

"A 4.5 million popular vote win is a mandate."

Not when 4.3 million of those votes were from just one state.

And mandates generally come with waves in the House and the Senate.

Ol' Joe has a chair, a phone and Air Force One. Maybe. In January.

Bill Tozer

Rather than post under ‘The Flaws and Fate of Public Opinion Polling’, this is more about the election. Elections do have consequences. Link is a bit dated (yesterday) in the fast moving times we live in.

‘Trumpism Lives On!’
November 6, 2020 by Patrick J. Buchanan

The American electorate failed to perform its designated role in the establishment’s morality play. Indeed, Democrats ended Tuesday night terrified that America had again turned its back on them and preferred Trump to the leaders and agenda they had put forth

“As of today, the 2020 election has restored to Senate Republicans veto power over any and all administration legislation, be it liberal, progressive or socialist. This election may have made McConnell the most powerful congressional leader since Lyndon Johnson.

With McConnell leading a GOP majority, Democrats would be unable to end the filibuster or pack the Supreme Court, and the GOP majority would have the power to kill the Biden tax plan, “Medicare for All” and the “Green New Deal.” There will be no statehood and two senators for Puerto Rico or D.C., and no reparations for slavery. Mayors and governors seeking blue state bailouts to avoid defaulting on overdue debts will need McConnell’s blessing.”

Bill Tozer

Opps, once again. Link. Don’t forget link. Well, at least I am getting better with remembering the link, all in all. Always a silver lining.

https://buchanan.org/blog/trumpism-lives-on-142330

Bill Tozer

Nothing to see here, folks

https://www.facebook.com/95475020353/posts/10166490127235354/

Bill Tozer

They are celebrating in NYC. NY is happy again! Science prevails. Observations from behind the enemy lines:

So many Biden voters on here shouting at Trump folks to “eat it” “wallow in their misery” and “suffer horribly” etc

Lol. They still don’t understand. We aren’t a bunch of psychos like them. Not gonna cry, panic, loot or riot. We aren’t savages

We fight on as happy warriors
----
So NYC is happy for the first time in 9 months. All of a sudden everyone is celebrating- and there’s much less covid worry. Am seeing unmasked people walking around in numbers not seen since February.

Much of the lockdown panic here was driven by anti-Trump hysteria. Just nuts."
----
https://mobile.twitter.com/BuckSexton?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor

Bill Tozer

The Jacobins are not happy and the real battle for the soul of America begins.

“Seriously—you celebrate an election that is (supposedly) going to remove literal Hitler with $9 champagne? (I’ll pass on making a comment about the 1% milk for the time being. . .)”

CIVIL WAR ON THE LEFT (CH 73): WELL, THIS DIDN’T TAKE LONG
The media pixels announcing Joe Biden’s putative victory hadn’t even faded on the screen before the progressive left began firing on Biden. From Jacobin magazine:

No Honeymoon for Joe Biden

“If there was ever a case where the victory of the lesser evil over the greater evil merited busting out a bottle or two of champagne, this was it. But once you’ve sobered up, remember that being less evil than Trump is fully compatible with being an implacable enemy of the working class. The incoming Joe Biden administration doesn’t deserve an ounce of credit for having the right intentions or a day of progressives patiently waiting to see how it acts before pivoting to a posture of opposition. . .”

Have fun with these folks, Joe.

Separately Jacobin tells us:.....

https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2020/11/civil-war-on-the-left-ch-73-well-this-didnt-take-long.php
—————
UNITE BEHIND JOE BIDEN? YOU MUST BE JOKING.

“In any case, if Joe Biden thinks he can “unite” America, his mind is even more addled than I thought.”

Link not included, not necessary. Do not adjust your set.

fish

Posted by: Bill Tozer | 07 November 2020 at 04:02 PM

UNITE BEHIND JOE BIDEN? YOU MUST BE JOKING.

“In any case, if Joe Biden thinks he can “unite” America, his mind is even more addled than I thought.”

Link not included, not necessary. Do not adjust your set.


"Unite the country" is just progspeak for "Hey....you 50% of the country that knows we are charlatans.....you shut up!"!

Besides....why would the smartest, bestest, most moral people ever want to unite with we horrible racist, nazi, deplorables.

Larry Wirth

Imagine the drugs it took to put Sleepy Joe on stage for his claim tonight.

Here's what happens next: His crack addled son's laptop is (of course) genuine, and Joe has raked in millions from foreign governments, not all of them friendly.

To save the country from further agonizing division, patriot Joe resigns his office and Kamala has the helm.

Simple, no?

L

I mentioned a couple of years ago that I thought Kamala was the most dangerous democrat seeking the nomination; I still think so.

The GA Senate races are for all the marbles- win both and the Communists have done it- Senate @50-50 and a vp yet to be named, probably by Kamala, will have complete control thanks to an obviously stolen election.

Keep watching, we are seeing history made.

Scott O

Joe wants America to "unite".
This is blather from the idiot bloc.
It's like the leftys wanting us to be "tolerant".
Of what?
Child molestation?
Or "progressive"
Progressively what?
Stupid?
But we should all "C'mon, man - shut up".
Sorry leftys.
We have our ideas and our principles that long predate Trump.
You have the idiot in the office now.
Enjoy!

L

Scenario B: Joe somehow gets off and wants to keep his job. Then, he dies of natural causes early in his term- he is, after all, 78yrs old and Covid is still about...

Scenario A is much tidier and I expect Joe to agree.

L

Anyone remember the curse of Tecumseh? President elected in a year ending in zero dies in office.

WH Harrison in 1840, Lincon in 1860, Garfield in 1880, McKinley 1900, Harding 1920, Roosevelt in 1940, Kennedy in 1960. Reagan broke it with a near miss, shot but not dead, 1980, Bush was missed in favor of NYC on 911.

Does anyone think Reagan broke it for a Democrat? Ha!

Bill Tozer

My, my. It’s it just me, or did anyone else notice the blatant hypocrisy of the Dems partying in the streets yesterday? No, not the violation of social distancing and lack of masks that drove the Lib media bonkers when that happened at Trump rallies.

What I am referencing is the Dems waving American flags. For months and months (years?) we have been deluged with statements and articles of how triggering and frightening it was seeing those Trumpsters waving American flags, a true symbol of Hilter and his Nazi followers. The American flag is one big fat trigger button for our creatures on Left. “Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel." and all that.

America, they tell us, was never great and is so far unsalvageable that it cannot be redeemed. The only remedy for our socialists, Antifa, BLM, and so called illiberal ‘liberals’ that it must be wiped off the face of the map (and history books) and built anew, leaving no trace of its former existence. Burn it down. Burn, baby, burn. Burn it ALL down.

Now that Orange Bad is gone, let’s wave the flag again!, roflmao.

Still, I fear for our Republic, for which I stand. “Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Liberty” rings evermore true today, even if Thomas Jefferson did not say it. As Emerson wrote, “ What you do speaks so loudly, I can’t hear what you’re saying”. Thus, the battle continues:

‘IT BEGINS: Schumer Declares Democrats Will ‘Change America’ If They ‘Take Georgia’ Senate Seats’

https://www.dailywire.com/news/it-begins-schumer-declares-democrats-will-change-america-if-they-take-georgia-senate-seats


L

The only way Dims take the GA seats is theft. The RNC had best send every poll watcher on the planet, 'cause the Atlanta machine just stole the last one, and you may be damn sure they want these more than ever.

Gregory

Here's a great op-ed from an associate of Helen Pluckrose (Cynical Theories)
https://www.spiked-online.com/2020/11/09/democracy-will-beat-the-race-identitarians/

D

L has obviously lost his marbles in the Tombstone sands.
Dementia sets in and he is back living in the 1950s.
Communists, hilarious!

D

I fear for our democracy.
L's spiritual advisor,

https://youtu.be/wbCzLJyIQE8


fish

Posted by: D | 09 November 2020 at 10:10 AM

Posted by: D | 09 November 2020 at 10:12 AM


Heart's just not in it anymore eh dugsKKKi?


#sad

George Rebane

Gregory 817am - Good article, thanks for the link. Other than declaring that identarians (she misspelled the word) have a sclerotic ideology and will never change, what was your takeaway from the piece?

Gregory

I think I could have written that piece if I was smart enough. :)


And she spelled identitarian perfectly multiple times. I can't find "identarian" anywhere.

George Rebane

Gregory 1210pm - 'Identitarian' is a made up word and not in the dictionary - no blame, no shame for doing it. It has just too many letters in it to communicate its meaning. We no longer write 'parlour' or 'colour' or 'catalogue' of ... on this side of the pond, and for good reason.

I also get to make up more compact strings that communicate just as effectively which are also not yet in the dictionary. 'Identarian' is one of those.

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