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21 January 2021


George Rebane

And our progressive neighbors already have us tagged in a "moronic convergence" of fascists and Nazis. Our country's unification is in full swing.

Don Bessee

Revisionist history is their stock in trade aka 'peaceful protests' -

Dana Loesch 'cannot for the life of me figure out' why Dems won't denounce latest Antifa violence
'I just thought that we would all maybe be on the same page of condemning violence, but they have such a hard time doing this,' Loesch tells 'FOX News Primetime'




WE are the fascists and Nazis? Just who in Hell is actually doing the silencing and ending freedoms? Not US!!

Crabby has been sniffing his ink pens again.

Don Bessee

Got you vote stupid now its screw you guys! -




Under the heading of bamboozle,,
Illegitimate prez bummbles, signs an exec. order he has no clue about. The only thing he hunted was staffers in hallways.

Among the list of agency actions to be looked at are two controversial rules that loosened restrictions for America's hunters and farmers -- one removing the gray wolf from the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and the other removing 2015 regulatory provisions that prohibited certain sport hunting practices "otherwise permitted by the State of Alaska" in its 10 national preserves.

Though legal under state law, critics and conservationists said the revised June 2020 "Alaska; Hunting and Trapping in National Preserves" rule was cruel to wildlife."

Bill Tozer

Wow. All I can say is the world has gone mad. Stark raving mad.




re: GR@6:10

It's not particularly accurate or amusing (either of which is enough), but has the extra special (and typical) bonus of being unattributed.


dunno who Beth Strano is.

BTW: that LikeWar book isn't bad, much better than either The Parasitic Mind (Saad) or Google Archipelago (Rechtenwald).

You don't have to dig much into clickbaitsville to see where guys like Mr. Crabb build a philosophical substrate, such as it is.

Scott O

re George 6:10 - Gotta love that ven diagram. If you're a conservative Christian and believe that individuals can make a difference, that makes you almost full on fascist. I suppose the genocide bit is just a given after that. So much for national unity.
There is something fascinating about watching actual fascism taking hold of a nation while the same loudly scream about getting rid of 'fascists'. One result will be the bubbling to the surface of actual left-wing liberals. Folks such as the Weinstein bros, Joe Rogan, et al. I could easily join forces with them if necessary to start a new political movement. "People Who Aren't Insane" doesn't make a good acronym as a catchy party name but I'm sure some one who's had a few adult beverages can come up with some ideas.


re: BillT@6:54PM

I had read the WashPo article but hadn't seen that guy's take on it. Good one.

It got me to thinkin about that sort of writing, part of that immigration of the big newspapers from news to, well, not-news. Forced by the marketplace I suppose.

It's like reading a paper by a college sophomore in an honors English class desperately trying to invent an idea from a bad grade of ore. 'Jaynes' Bicameral Mind In Hamlet' or 'Princeton-Educated Blacks and the Black Community' or something like that.

I'm afraid we all need better nonsense detectors.

Scott O

BT 6:54 - I posted my 7:17 and then scrolled up to find your post.
Seems like we're both seeing the same degeneration of sanity.
I suppose it starts to make sense as to the Dems pick for POTUS.

Don Bessee

This how the new admin takes care of our soldiers who they really despise in spite of their rhetoric pandering to vets. -

Break Area for Thousands of Guard Troops Abruptly Moved from Capitol to Garage with Single Restroom

Politico reported that one day after the uneventful inauguration ceremony, Guard members were told to take their breaks in a parking garage "without internet reception, with just one electrical outlet, and one bathroom with two stalls for 5,000 troops."

"Yesterday dozens of senators and congressmen walked down our lines taking photos, shaking our hands and thanking us for our service," one Guard member told Politico. "Within 24 hours, they had no further use for us and banished us to the corner of a parking garage. We feel incredibly betrayed."




re: DonB@7:41PM

Just pound a 100 or so piss tubes into the Capitol lawn and it'll all be good.

Bill Tozer

Scott O

“to start a new political movement. "People Who Aren't Insane" doesn't make a good acronym as a catchy party name but......”

I hear ya. Years ago I saw a “Cathy” toon in a newspaper’s comic strip. Cathy was in a large auditorium with a big banner over the stage that read something like “Convention of Adult Children of Normal Parents”....(or Functional Families). Cathy was seated alone in the empty auditorium. :)
@ 7:19 pm
Might be off topic, but business is business. Nothing personal, man.

‘Slouching Toward Post-Journalism’
The New York Times and other elite media outlets have openly embraced advocacy over reporting.

(Kinda long, so here are the last two paragraphs)

“Revolutions tend to radicalization. The same is true of social media mobs: they grow ever more extreme until they explode. But the New York Times is neither of these things—it’s a business, and post-journalism is now its business model. The demand for moral clarity, pressed by those who own the truth, must increasingly resemble a quest for radical conformism; but for nonideological reasons, the demand cannot afford to leave subscriber opinion too far behind. Radicalization must balance with the bottom line.

The final paradox of post-journalism is that the generation most likely to share the moralistic attitude of the newsroom rebels is the least likely to read a newspaper. Andrey Mir, who first defined the concept, sees post-journalism as a desperate gamble, doomed in the end by demographics. For newspapers and their multiple art forms developed over a 400-year history, Mir writes, the collision with the digital tsunami was never going to be a challenge to surmount but rather “an extinction-level event.”



...as an aside, it's funny just how much *writing* used to be done for newspapers. 100 year-old papers are a wall of text, plus the prose was more charming.

I did like this turn of phrase from the Lewiston Evening Journal in 1897 from the 'Editor of the Arizona Kicker':

"Of the 400 men of Grass Valley we don't believe there are three perfect ones. There are more knockkneed, squint-eyed, humpbacked critters to the square foot in that town than anywhere else in America and we had the sand to say so when we reached the "Imperfections" in our lecture. Other lectures would have lied about it and tickled those slabsided koyotes half to death, but we gave 'em facts and came near losing our life in consequence."

Dunno where that fits into Mr. Crabb's Venn diagram.

Bill Tozer

The Biden Bamboozle Begins.

‘Biden Wants To Vaccinate 1 Million Americans A Day. Uh, U.S. Inoculated Daily Average Of 912,497 Last Week.

Biden's so-called lofty goal of 1 million vaccinations a day easily achievable because of Trump



Hey Emery... Your supposed to loath liars. Your brother Biden has yet to tell the truth.. So Trump left them without a VAC. distribution plan?,, Really? His "plan" is to get less doses out than Trump? Yup,, you sure picked a real winner.

Bill Tozer

The Left owns it all now.

“In anticipation of Wednesday’s inauguration, 25,000 National Guard have been deployed in and around D.C. to defend against right-wing mobs or would-be assassins. Three or four times as many troops are here in D.C. as there are U.S. troops in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria combined.

Now, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. And better too much security than not enough. But even given the Jan. 6 outrage, to arm our capital city as though Stonewall Jackson’s Confederates were going to march up Manassas Road and capture Abe Lincoln after the Union defeat at Bull Run seems a bit excessive.

Yet, Wednesday is a historic day. Trump will be gone from the White House and national power and responsibility will pass to the Democratic Party.

Democrats take over the House, Senate and White House. Virtually all major media will be in their camp. They will be welcomed in a city that has never elected a Republican mayor and has no Republicans on the city council, a city that voted for Joe Biden 18-1 over Trump. The 30,000 registered Republicans in D.C. are outnumbered 12-1 by Democrats.”........

“Calling Trump names will no longer cut it.

Now, Democrats must decide whether to proceed with the impeachment trial of Trump for inciting a riot that began on the Capitol steps as he was speaking a mile away, a riot planned long before the rally on the Mall.

Now, Democrats can choose whether they will forego extracting their pound of flesh as the first order of business in the Senate and let Nancy Pelosi sit a while on her impeachment resolution.

Now, Democrats have it all. If they wish, they can abolish the filibuster, pack the Supreme Court, make D.C. and Puerto Rico states, forgive all student debt, and vote for slavery reparations.

One reads that a caravan of thousands is forming up in Honduras to pass through Guatemala in the hope of reaching and crossing the U.S. border when Biden becomes president.

That, too, is Joe’s party’s problem now.”


Don Bessee

The press is calling out the double dealing lying assholes on sucking creepy grampa joes ass -

Politico rips media's euphoric inaugural coverage: 'Tone down the Biden adulation'
Jack Shafer calls out liberal stars Jake Tapper, Brian Stelter, Rachel Maddow, and Joy Reid



Don Bessee

The palpable hate for the toxic white military is on full display but is generating backlash! -

'Unreal' and 'outrageous': Democrats and Republicans are demanding a swift investigation into how soldiers ended up sleeping in a parking lot



Don Bessee

The tradition of double standards being the only standards are alive and well in creepy grampa joe -

Biden as of Thursday evening had not commented on the Portland and Seattle protests.



Bill Tozer

Biden gives DOJ green light to resume Obama-era 'slush fund' payouts to liberal groups
Justice Department had ceased the practice early in President Trump's administration


Don Bessee

Only those who hate the country are now tolerated in the age of creepy grampa joe -



Don Bessee

What happens when they lose the audience? -

NEW POLL: Media Trust at an All-Time Low, Nearly 60% Think Press ‘More Concerned With Supporting an Ideology’ Than Informing Public




LIBS sure know how to thank the troops that protected their sorry ass's.

Photos of Guard members sleeping on the marble floors of the Capitol quickly went viral -- until they later received cots. Then on Thursday came another insult: According to reports, the Guard members were abruptly told to take their break time inside a parking garage instead of inside the Capitol.

The Guardsmen, who had been resting inside the Capitol between 12-hour shifts, were moved to a nearby parking garage where photos obtained by Politico and other outlets showed members crowded together on the ground -- some resting their heads against cement pillars.

Don Bessee

YO YO YO Walt, hope you are doing well, we remember those ribs folks fought over! LOL

Beat ya to it above.


Don Bessee

They are riding the wave but will it peter out after overuse?

House Democrats plan to take advantage of corporate efforts to cut funding for Republicans who opposed certifying the 2020 election results, with a plan to target vulnerable members in the pivotal 2022 midterms for their role in the Jan. 6 violence.

Why it matters: It's unclear whether the Democrats' strategy will manifest itself in ads or earned media in the targeted races or just be a stunt to raise money for themselves. But the Capitol violence will be central to the party's messaging as it seeks to maintain its narrow majorities in Congress.



Don Bessee

Too much happening to even keep track -

Critics mocked the tweets on social media with many comparing her "chills" remark to former MSNBC host Chris Matthews' infamous "thrill up the leg" comment about President Obama.

Wolfe was also fact-checked by Twitter users who cited reports that the Biden team was offered a military plane but chose to fly private. She later deleted that tweet and then deactivated her account altogether.



paul emery


You write that "more than half of Americans have beliefs ranging from its having unexplained irregularities to outright ballot stuffing fraud."

Can you show me the factual basis for that statement?


Oh nice try Emery. You don't read much news.. Do you?
Facts of that have been posted by many, RIGHT HERE.


So when does Biden's ghost written book "Art of the Bamboozle"
hit the 99 cent clearance stores?


Posted by: paul emery | 22 January 2021 at 08:40 AM

Can you show me the factual basis for that statement?

You’re adorable when you pretend to be a newsman.


I put the questions to Emery AGAIN...
How many JOBS did Biden just kill? How much revenue did Biden just eliminate?
It should be easy to find "news investigator".

paul emery

The question was for George Walt. Thanks for your interest.

FYI polling report, which compiles polling information shows 60% support for the legitimacy of the election from all polls. Check it out:



Get your own blog Emery. Your fair game.
And running from my questions?
How bout Biden lying right out of the gate?
Still hate liars? You must hate yourself, because you lie to yourself.


Here "crickets" Emery. We know your a "screw" America first kind of guy.

Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., believes President Biden killing the Keystone XL pipeline shows he’s putting "Saudi Arabia first," not American workers.

"It looks like he cares more about workers in Saudi Arabia than the workers in America," Daines said on "America's Newsroom."

"This is going to have a direct effect [on] the pocketbooks of the American people here in the middle of a pandemic."


Anything to say "crickets"? You wanted this POS for a prez.
In a conversation with Yellowhammer News, Cavanaugh reacted to Biden’s executive orders canceling the Keystone XL oil pipeline and placing the United States back in the Paris climate agreement.

“It’s telling that Joe Biden’s first move is to kill tens of thousands of American jobs when he scuttled the Keystone pipeline,” pronounced Cavanaugh. “What this says is that he doesn’t care about unity and strengthening the American economy, and that he cares about appeasing a small group of liberal radicals whose priorities are out of touch with the rest of America.”"


Posted by: Walt | 22 January 2021 at 09:54 AM

It’s funny Walt....Punchy has our genial hosts e-mail address and they’ve been known to have lunch together but he posts here.....and discourages your inquiries.

It’s a wonder.

Barry Pruett

Paul. So based on your poll submitted herein, you concede that around 40% of folks have lost faith in democratic elections. I submit to you that such a high number is unacceptable in a democracy. Something must be done legislatively in the states to conclusively re-establish faith in elections. No democracy can survive when 40% of folks think elections are not secure. You should stand with us in advocating for such integrity in elections.


Fish.. That's the Buzzard of Broad St. for ya'.

And just to kick Emery while he's bent over,, is he keeping track of all of Biden's LIES?,, like he did with Trump?(Trump's were mostly manufactured lies)

Emery.. Can we impeach Biden for breaking his own law that was written from the oval office? ( like all good dictators do)
"Masks must be worn at all times of FED properties".
You DID see that,, didn't you? Your friends in the Proggy Press gave him an excuse... Did they ever do that for Trump?


fish 925am

"You’re adorable when you pretend to be a newsman."



WOW... You would think the Commiecrats that voted for the cognitively deficient job killer would be singing his praises today.


Now news for the self proclaimed "news" guy.
Going to put this on KVMR? DARE YA!

" Biden Kills Up to 70,000 Jobs on First Day in Office"

"President Joe Biden’s first day in office may have been historic in more ways than one: he may have set a single-day record for the number of jobs killed by an American president.

Biden revoked the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, as promised. In so doing, he killed some 11,000 direct jobs that the pipeline’s construction was to have created, and an estimated 60,000 indirect jobs in secondary, related industries."

See Emery? That's a far cry for "putting Americans back to work".... So "putting them to work" looking for a new job?

See? a rigged election has consequences.

paul emery


40% is not "more than half". Can we agree on that?

George Rebane

PaulE 840am - a number of polls that report a small percent (~15%) Dems think that not everything was on the up and up with the election, and an overwhelming fraction of Repubs (>85%) have even more dour opinions about the election. The total comes to a little above half. You can find the polls yourself. And even if it were a bit below 50%, the point is made; that's very large number of Americans whose opinions need to be respected.


Hey Emery!! Your Biden and LIBS just broke the Geneva Convention!( in a roundabout way)

"The Geneva Conventions expressly forbid forcing prisoners of war from sleeping on concrete, or in parking garages.

In other words, His Fraudulency Joe Biden, America’s feeble commander-in-chief, has already treated his own troops in a way that violates the Geneva Conventions. Technically, it’s not a violation because the Geneva Conventions directly relate to prisoners of war."

Tisk Tisk... Emery can't make a good excuse for the one he shines shoes for.


Speaking of polls,,, (Emery will love this one.) Trump has a better favorability leaving office, than Bummbles has going in.
Now how can that be, if it was a true free and fair election?

The illegitimate prez should have a much higher favorability that the one who just got "voted*" out.
I'm sure Emery has a read bad excuse for that.


So who is pulling Biden's strings?
Your going to LOVE THIS!! Just WHO is telling him what to do and say?



How many Grannies were farmed in Nevada County?



C'ome on Gregory,, that was then.... It's all better now.
Just ask Emery.

paul emery

I looked and didn't find them George. Can you name the polls and I'll check them out. I went to polling report and linked to what I found. There have been many recounts, Georgia for example had three, and none of them show a problem. Why do you think that is George?


Biden just gets done signing another stack of exec. orders and takes no questions. (Like Emery today) Biden looked really out of it.. Missed medication time?
Funny,, Trump took plenty of questions.

Will Biden even make it to next Wednesday?


Here my friends,, bookmark this.

The ANTI Drudge.

Bill Tozer

Lots of polls here. I haven’t read one of them. Don’t need to. Enough to scroll through to get the drift. In fact the last time I read a poll, RCP had Susan Collins running behind in every poll except one, back in June, 2020 when it did not matter in the least for November. Behind all through July, behind all through August, September, way behind October and November. It was a walk on the park for Senator Collins. Inundating Collin’s office with wire coat hangers and death threats is how the Leftinistas win friends and influence people. :). It is soooooo Democrat Party of them, the party of the noose. Anyway, polls.


Bill Tozer

The Biden Bamboozle Begins.

“If you thought the media had reached its low point during the last four years, you ain’t seen nothing yet – seatbelts please.”


Chapter one of Biden's soon to be written, "Art of the Bamboozle"
" Sucker the people with you lies."


In a Completely Unexpected Development, Biden Admits His Biggest Campaign Promise Was a Lie
"Breaking News: Joe Biden is a liar.

That’s a fact that’s been common knowledge for the majority of his career. Sure, he lies in a way that is acceptable to the beltway cocktail circuit, but he lies nonetheless. His lies are also far more consequential than most, usually dealing directly with major policy concerns.

Case in point? Biden is already admitting that his biggest campaign promise was a complete scam. Remember when he claimed he was going to “shut down the virus” if elected? Yeah, about that.

So why is this guy President exactly? The entire pitch of his campaign was competency and a change in strategy fighting the coronavirus. He claimed he had a “plan” that would immediately shift the trajectory of the pandemic, saving thousands of lives. He constantly attacked Trump, insinuating that the former president was holding back from doing basic things that were readily available to do. He was going to “shut down” the virus."

George Rebane

Walt 923am - Mr Branson, you should now pay particular attention to the way PaulE's cricket corps responds to this one.


What??,, What did you say George!!?? Can't hear you over the cicada bugs!!!! ( much more obnoxious and defining that crickets)

Bill Tozer

Walt @ 9:23 am

Biden never had a plan.

Bill Tozer

Dr. Rebane @ 10:53 am
So, you have to encourage bad behavior, eh? I draw you attention to a comment in the Sandbox.:

“One problem on this comments section, and I'm as guilty as anybody, is spending the time arguing with the Pauls of the world about Herbert Hoover, tax law, and one-time COVID payments.”
Posted by: scenes | 23 January 2021 at 08:19 AM on Sandbox.

I, too am guilty as anybody. Blood on my hands. Yesterday while reading Dark Days Diary or Biden Bamboozle Begins, I was most saddened that with all the major stuff going on, the threats to the 1st, 2nd, 4th Amendments, that the comments were on Hoover and (fill in the blank.).

I was more than saddened. I became disgusted, then worse—I became bored to tears and walked away. What great posts (DD Diaries and Biden Bamboozle) to discuss important issues and all for not. Replaced with diarrhea. There is a reason you keep the Sandbox going, even through you expressed your misgivings about the Sandbox twice now. So much so you were seriously considering removing the Sandbox from RR.

There is plenty of blood on my hands. One knock on Trump, especially towards the end, is he is undisciplined. My New Year’s resolution made just NOW, is to become more disciplined. See how that goes.

George Rebane

BillT 218pm - Good thoughts Mr Tozer. Yes, please do raise the Sandbox bar a bit for all of us to discuss issues of more moment.

Bill Tozer

Dr. Rebane @ 2:35 pm

I need to clear up my post. Topics in specified posts should not be turned into the Sandbox with a pissing match of who was the worse president after Harrison’s replacement.

Now, back outside to get while the getting is good.


For those who voted for Biden with medical conditions.

"As part of Joe Biden’s determined mission to undo Donald Trump’s presidency, his handlers he ordered the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Thursday to freeze executive orders from Trump designed to significantly lower prescription drug prices for Americans, including the potentially-life-saving drugs, insulin, and epinephrine."

Lefty vindictiveness has come home to roost.

Bill Tozer

First Biden spikes the cost of insulin. Great, I know people who can barely afford insulin right now. Just Google the high price of insulin is killing people or how many people have diabetes or have died from diabetics in just 2016 alone! Trump fixed that, but now Biden is killing the non-elite little guy in Scranton.

So, Biden’s healthcare plan includes killing people. Got it. What’s next? Cut off SICKLE CELL ANEMIA research??
Then Biden went after the poor impoverished Native Americans. Another broken treaty, another Great White Father in Washington speak with forked tongue. Remember Wounded Knee Creek? Just gives us your guns and all will be peace and unity. Then they opened fire.

‘Your Order Is A Direct Attack’: Native American Tribe Condemns Biden Administration’s Secretarial Order‘

“The Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation respectfully requests that you immediately amend Order No. 3395 to provide an exception for energy permits and approvals on Indian lands. The Ute Indian Tribe and other energy producing tribes rely on energy development to fund our governments and provide services to our members.

Your order is a direct attack on our economy, sovereignty, and our right to self-determination. Indian lands are not federal public lands. Any action on our lands and interests can only be taken after effective tribal consultation.

Order No. 3395 violates the United States treaty and trust responsibilities to the Ute Indian Tribe and violates important principles of tribal sovereignty and self-determination. Your order was also issued in violation (of) our government-to-government relationship. Executive Order No. 13175 on Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal Governments, and Interior’s own Policy on Consultation with Tribal Governments.

The order must be withdrawn or amended to comply with Federal law and policies. Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. We look forward from hearing from you.”


Scott O

BT 7:22 - from the letter to Biden:
"We look forward from hearing from you.”

"Learn to code."


Where did the money come from? Has it been approved by congress yet?

And not a damned thing will change.

Mexico is as corrupt as Biden.

Bill Tozer

re: the 800lbs gorilla.

Geeze, no wonder the far left now hates true Libertarians. It’s the ‘in’ thing on the Left to demonize them lately. Fake libertarians receive no blowback. Funny how that works.

Interest transcript of Rand Paul debating with little Short Round George Stephanoctopus.

You Say We’re All Liars’: Rand Paul Has Fiery Debate With George Stephanopoulos
"You’re forgetting who you are as a journalist if you think there's only one side."


Scott O

Walt 8:48 - "And not a damned thing will change."
Oh, I'm sure the sales volume of luxury American SUVs will increase.
The village finally gets its well fixed and el Jefe gets a new Escalade.
Win win!

Bill Tozer

Buck Sexton

The party of “SCIENCE!”
Quote Tweet
Ryan Saavedra

Tucker Carlson on Biden’s order that allows men to compete with girls: “To understand what effect this will have in practical terms, consider this one fact: 300 male high school students in this country have faster 400-meter times than the fastest female sprinter in the world”



A new record for the LIBS to celebrate!

Chanslor Biden sets the record for most exec. orders...
The record will continue to be broken on a daily basis.

Now what's that called again??? I think they calle Trump that.(will no proof to back it up),, what was that...? Oh,, Ya! DICTATOR!!

Bill Tozer

‘This Biden pick for a top civil-rights job has an ugly history of hate’

“The liberal media blackout of the story about Clarke shouldn’t enable her to avoid scrutiny. More important, if Joe Biden means what he says about opposing hate, there should be no room in his administration for her.”



LOL!!! Only NOW does FOX pick up on Biden's "I don't know what I'm signing" vid?????

Biden pissed and moaned about Trump's exec. orders.. Yet the pen is glued to his boney digits. See the picture of the stack of exec. orders? Damned near two feet high!


To the LIBERAL.... Another LIE.
"“I am not banning fracking. Let me say that again: I am not banning fracking,” Biden said in August 2020 during the presidential campaign. “No matter how many times Donald Trump lies about me.”"

"President Joe Biden will announce a ban on new oil and gas leases on federal lands and waters on Wednesday, according to several reports.

Biden’s decision bars any new fracking on federal lands despite his campaign promise not to ban the practice."

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