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June 03, 2016

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Richard Lipsky

Jonathan Turley comes to mind:

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2013/12/04/turley_obamas_become_the_very_danger_the_constitution_was_designed_to_avoid.html

"The problem with what the president is doing is that he's not simply posing a danger to the constitutional system. He's becoming the very danger the Constitution was designed to avoid. That is the concentration of power in every single branch."

cheerleader

Jennifer Rubin on Twitter

Trump’s core base of support — white, lower-income males w no college education — is immune to reason or persuasion

henry

Trump appears to be an anti-Obama in more ways than one. Obama was a blank slate the press filled with unicorns. Trump is a blank slate the press fills with dragons.

This is a convenient way to ignore the rise of the bureaucratic state which runs rings around the limits placed on government by the Constitution -- and will whomever is in office.

henry

Noted by our Chitown Lurker: FEC to regulate political jokes.

This added to California enacting retroactive criminalization of climate skepticism.

Yet Trump is the Tyrant?

Simply put, government is out of control.

Captain Hate

Rubin confirming everything I've thought about that snotty bint.

Captain Hate

Status of state media fainting couches: No Vacancy

pagar a bacon, country ham and sausage supporter

With Hillary Clinton allowed to run for president after violating every law of national security, the Democrats have ended the rule of law in the USA, IMO.

matt

These assclowns have been almost completely silent on Obama's shredding of the separation of powers and we are supposed to believe that Trump is the greater threat?

What about the 400+ meetings with senior IRS officials? The rule by fiat at EPA? The stonewalling time and again by DoJ and State?

You've got to be kidding me.

pagar a bacon, country ham and sausage supporter

If one values law and order one might want to think twice about electing a Democrat for Mayor.

https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2016/06/03/donald-trump-supporters-terrorized-by-raging-mobs-in-san-jose-a-democrat-mayor-and-police-chief-watched-it-all/

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

--But I know what you're thinking --

No you don't. Since Trump is running against Hillary not Barry my thought was any woman who obstructs justice, uses the FBI and IRS and courts to harass and ruin opponents, engages in open and public corruption on a scale to inspire awe, who delights in fantasizing about destroying the first and second amendments and who not only scurrilously attacked women abused by her husband, but is married to a man she concedes would be her co-pres and who suborned perjury, perjured himself and lost his law license for it makes any of these feeble minded concerns about Trump ludicrous on their face.

buccaneer morgan

Actually the economist of all people, gives the lie to that demographic analysis.

boris

"Trump is a blank slate the press fills with dragons"

Trump's slate is not blank but the MFM and #NeverTrump go right ahead and graffiti it with dragons anyway.

Problem is, only they can see the dragons of their imaginations. To the rest of us it just looks like dumb graffiti.

jimmyk

Trump’s core base of support — white, lower-income males w no college education — is immune to reason or persuasion

I remember when they were fondly referred to as "Reagan Democrats." But that was then...

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

--Finding conservative and libertarian scholars to make this point is easy, because it's true...--

No it's not.
There is absolutely nothing wrong with blustery attacks on a press that has determined the only thing it should be free from is objectivity. It is a courtier press intent on representing state power against the citizens that is violating its constitutional duties. Threats intended to elicit a little balanced behavior is a much needed boon not a threat to the republic.

Complaints about a judicial system that no longer takes conflicts of interest seriously, if they are political, rules on whims and faulty precedent rather than statute and which has determined it will not only make law but punish a lack of obeisance on lowly citizen's parts is ripe for some impeachments, not just criticism.

Bold claims of executive power? Name the last presidential candidate who didn't.

A recipe for a constitutional crisis? That complaint from a bunch of scholars whose influence is so slight they have been beating their gums [among other things] while our constitution is gutted and whose philosophy is so lame and weak they capitulate to every leftist advance and fight a rear guard action of defending marginal issues as they strategically retreat rather than gnawing away at the foundations of the left's extra constitutional edifice.
Their ineffectuality and acceptance of the left's tilted playing field is and has been a far larger threat to the constitution than Trump's pen, especially since this same band of lily-livered poltroons always assure us the next pres can simply undo whatever Barry's pen has signed.

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

In answer to Marlene's Q a thread or two ago, Chester seems fine today. Still hasn't eaten anything, but at least he's not coating the scenery any longer.

Beasts of England

Low income? Crap. I must be able to really stretch a buck, amirite? :)

DebinNC

Sounds like Trump is attracting way more blue collar union workers support than I hoped, thus the panic.

Porchlight

DebinNC, looks that way. I read this yesterday:

http://dailycaller.com/2016/06/02/trump-continues-to-win-support-from-union-members-labor-leadership-isnt-happy/

lyle

Make it squeal, Beasts. 😬

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

Outrage: San Jose Mayor blames Trump for violent, leftist mob
“At some point Donald Trump needs to take responsibility for the irresponsible behavior of his campaign,” Liccardo said.

Vox editor: If Trump comes to your town, start a riot
"Destroying property is legitimate. Shouting down is legitimate. Disruption of all events is legitimate. Murder isn't."

Yeah, the only logical response is Trump is the threat to the rule of law. ::eye roll::

Beasts of England

Jennifer can go and die in a fire with Williamson and French. Keep slurring regular Americans, losers. The self-proclaimed elite can't be vanquished soon enough.

Beasts of England

All those dead presidents hate to see me coming, lyle!! lol

Porchlight

All Hillary does all day is tweet about Trump.

https://twitter.com/HillaryClinton?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor

This one was great - she literally said he was going to be president:

Hillary Clinton ‏@HillaryClinton 15h15 hours ago Donald Trump's foreign policy is already making Americans less safe, and he's not even president (yet).

https://twitter.com/HillaryClinton/status/738536082220843008

Free James D.

What Ig said.

Buckeye

Donald Trump's foreign policy is already making Americans less safe, and he's not even president (yet).

Well, she is right about one thing, he isn't President yet:)

Free James D.

Re: Jen Rubin and her latest vile dishonest slander...

I am not low income. I am not only college educated but grad school educated.

But as far as being immune to reason or persuasion, well, when it comes to the idea that Hillary Clinton could conceivably be an acceptable choice for President by any imaginable criteria, as compared to any GOP candidate, Trump included, well, yes. I am absolutely immune.

sbw

With apologies to Tom Petty:

It's your right if you love me
It's your right if you don't
I'm not afraid of you running away
Honey, I've got the feeling you won't

There is no sense in pretending
Your eyes give you away
Something inside you would grift any new crew
You want everyone to pay

Clin-ton Shakedown
Go ahead and do it to me
Shakedown Hil-ly take my money tonight
Shakedown Hil, I see your greed
Shakedown, it's your right
It's your right
It's your right

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

I mean think about it; we have a man who credibly at least once got away with rape and whose wife is currently trying to beat the rap on what is clearly a violation of the Espionage act and other federal laws and who placed top secret information, essentially on the internet.
She also has called for the overturning of Heller and Citizens United. (We conservatives and libertarians are supposed to supinely note such calls for the destruction of the constitution are just another perfectly legitimate legal viewpoint, not a naked grab for power by destroying our rights)

Trump wants to deny the press the right to defame public leaders which was only created by judicial fiat in 1964.
Hillary wants to deny citizens the right to form groups to engage in political speech and petition the government for the redress of grievances which the Declaration tells us were granted by God and were enshrined in the Constitution.

I know! Let's talk about the Trump threat to the rule of law.
Has Theo clubbed TM over the noggin and taken over the monkey cage?

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

public "figures" not leaders

DebinNC

I'm an economic ignoramus, but isn't "income" equivalent to "earnings"? So "low income" indicates there's some work or return on investment taking place, as opposed to someone who's not "earning" but "getting" freebies from Uncle Sugar?

Lurker Susie

Wow

Bearing Arms
33m33 minutes ago
Bearing Arms ‏@BearingArmsCom
@UnderTheGunDoc Director Admits Breaking Federal Firearms Laws On Camera.

#GunGate

http://bearingarms.com/bob-o/2016/06/03/gun-director-admits-breaking-federal-firearms-laws-camera/

DebinNC

Hillary Clinton ‏@HillaryClinton 15h15 hours ago Donald Trump's foreign policy is already making Americans less safe, and he's not even president (yet).

How safe did that American, who BOzo and Hillary mendaciously id'd as the cause of the death of Stevens et al, feel, especially while watching his home and location being shown on national news?

rich@gmu

>>>Other outrages welcome.<<<

the things that stick in my craw ...


leaking the Dept of Education report on for profit education companies so a handful of traders could make a tidy profit

the 100's of HHS officials that actively traded healthcare securities before official rules were handed down by CMS

Dept of Energy officials that leaked to select media early a release from the SPR

think I missed TM point about which outrages he wanted a listicle for ...

rich@gmu

the Russian sanctions the Obama Administration put into place which were by-and-for Wall Street ...

Dave (in MA)

The Recovery Summer VI jobs report is even worse when you consider that 1/3 of the paltry 38,000 jobs are public sector positions.

maryrose

Deb in NC
You are right on target
Real economic numbers were revealed today much to the chagrin of Obama and Hillary.

Appalled

Ignatz:

Complaints on the judiciary is fine. Complaints about the specific judge who is judging a potentially damaging case against you smacks of attempted intimidation that brings a significant financial benefit for yourself. Trump is a great pit bull, but like most pit bulls running around in the wild, they don't have much discrimination in what they attack.

I get the b-b-but Hillary argument. She should be on trial, not running for President, and the whole rule of law issue is a pretty sad joke because of that.

But let's stop pretending Trump is a paragon of anything except how to attack your enemies non-stop and making the media take it and like it. And that lovely trait is a lot less swell when the "enemy" is just some common schlub just trying to do his job.

buccaneer morgan

How about the auto task force, manipulating the dealerships.

Free James D

Again, exactly, Ig.

Obama burned down the house. Clinton will torch the rest of the neighborhood. But everyone is panicking that Trump might steal the silverware.

I do not get it. At all.

DebinNC

How safe did the Seal Team 6 members and their families feel after Joe Biden outed them days later as bin Laden's killers in a Ritz Carlton speech? Twenty of them were subsequently killed.

buccaneer morgan

Yes and Reginald Walton been similarly admonished he might have reigned fitz in.

Beasts of England

lol, sbw!!

Janet

The MFMers are runnin' the okie-doke on ya!

Don't fall for a bunch of okie-doke.

Free James D

Appalled, Trump is not a paragon of anything and nobody here is pret being he is.

What he is, is the only other person besides Hillary who will be elected as our next President.

Since she should be, as you say, a criminal defendant facing myriad felony charges and Trump is not, that right there ought to settle any questions.

rich@gmu

Posted by: Ignatz Ratzkywatzky | June 03, 2016 at 11:48 AM

(in ref to the links) so who is it that is going Nazi?

Posted by: Beasts of England | June 03, 2016 at 11:50 AM -

via Rubin >>>Trump’s core base of support — white, lower-income males w no college education — is immune to reason or persuasion<<<

wow that's a gem.

Posted by: DebinNC | June 03, 2016 at 12:12 PM -

I think the distinction is that the "white, male, no college degree" only has his labor to trade and the value of his labor has declined over time ... someones here can give a graduate level class to make out the distinction.

Truthbetold5

You mean the same Reginald Walton that gaged Sibel Edmonds

rich@gmu

Posted by: buccaneer morgan | June 03, 2016 at 12:27 PM

another good one and the whole Cash-for-Clunkers scam ... Cash-for-Caulkers too.

another one that doesn't get much mention is the money that Zero has been sinking into self-driving cars

or how much Zero got to end to the USGS Arctic Survey and screw around with off shore leases (both Atlantic and Arctic).

Appalled

Free James D:

Since she should be, as you say, a criminal defendant facing myriad felony charges and Trump is not, that right there ought to settle any questions.

And yet it doesn't. Trump is a box of cracker jacks, as packed by Isis.

Beasts of England

Who is the referenced common schlub just trying to do his job, Appalled?

lyle

Complaints about the specific judge who is judging a potentially damaging case against you smacks of attempted intimidation that brings a significant financial benefit for yourself.

That particular judge is an open and unapologetic member of the racist cabal known as La Raza. [redacted] him and the horse he rode in on.

Appalled

The not born in Mexico Mexican judge.

Beasts of England

So a federal judge is a common schlub? Okie doke, I guess...

rich@gmu

Posted by: Dave (in MA) | June 03, 2016 at 12:23 PM

I thought were up to Recovery Summer VIII ... Obama Takes Manhattan ... Obama v. Reality

rich@gmu

the dog barks the caravan moves on ... the markets seems to have brushed off the numbers today.

Free James D

Via Insty:

http://hotair.com/archives/2016/06/03/vox-editor-if-trump-comes-to-your-town-start-a-riot/

A reminder. Vox is a "legitimate" media organization. It has been funded to the tune of tens of millions of dollars by major corporations like GE. It's go needs have been to the White House many times and are regularly read by the President of the United States.

I do not want to hear one more (redacted) word about how Trump or his voters are threats to civility or decency or the (redacted) rule of law.

Free James D

go needs was supposed to be "founders"

Captain Hate

Can't Trump's legal sharks get this La Raza shilling clown recused to keep the courts from becoming more of a clogged toilet?

GUS

Okie Doke if if if if if if if if if if if if.............NO TELEPROMPTER. Snort.

lyle

the dog barks the caravan moves on ... the markets seems to have brushed off the numbers today.

That's because the markets know there's no Fed fund increase coming this month despite Yellin pissing on their legs and telling them it's raining.

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

If Trump is correct that the judge is biased against him isn't he correct in squawking to anyone who will listen?
Is the fact the the judge is of Mexican extraction rather than Mexican birth evidence his obvious political conflicts are irrelevant?
In a world of TDS the presumption a judge, who uncorked a whole bunch of court docs about Trump the day after Trump criticized him, is some innocent sober arbiter is seemingly a bit naive.

buccaneer morgan

In clownifornia, doubtful, I guess his decision can be appealed, he's a diem sky dragon wieshipe

Captain Hate

go needs was supposed to be "founders"

Has everybody's autocorrect caught the Zippy off 'prompter disease? Mine has been unusually terrible recently.

Beasts of England

For the race everything, outside the race nothing.

That's the La Raza motto. The Latino KKK. Trump can't say enough bad things about that [redacted]. Good grief.

henry

Has everybody's autocorrect caught the Zippy off 'prompter disease?

Maybe its the new anti-hate speech feature.

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

-- the markets seems to have brushed off the numbers today --

Brushed off? They're gobbling them up. A dead economy equals more free money which is what the market has latched onto in lieu of, well, profits.

Appalled

Ignatz:

If Trump was incorrect, where does the judge go to get his reputation back? In any event, if he wasn't biased before, he probably is now.

And, I guess the days where we are all Americans, and it doesn't matter where the parents come from down the old memory hole?

Trump takes us all to very lovely places, doesn't he?

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

In CA you have one peremptory challenge of a judge before trial.
After that you must disqualify him for cause.
Once an action has been assigned to a judge and you have not challenged him it is extraordinarily difficult to get him removed absent a bloody knife or stuffed envelope.

Free James D

In my case, it's a question of big fingers and a small iPhone keyboard

Appalled

By the way, the La Raza charge has been challenged.

http://www.redstate.com/leon_h_wolf/2016/06/03/dishonest-attempt-associate-gonzalo-curiel-la-raza/

Captain Hate

And, I guess the days where we are all Americans, and it doesn't matter where the parents come from down the old memory hole?

It's not like identity politics are breaking news.

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

--If Trump was incorrect, where does the judge go to get his reputation back?--

The end of the trial, just like everyone else. If Trump loses at trial and it is upheld on appeal the judge is vindicated as are the plaintiffs.
If the opposite Trump's reputation is rehabilitated and the judge is rightly humiliated if the case is appealed and his behavior or rulings criticized or overruled.

--And, I guess the days where we are all Americans, and it doesn't matter where the parents come from down the old memory hole?--

LOL. The judge belonging to and supporting groups who exist for the purpose of saying some of us are more equal than others and noting just exactly how important it is where your parents came from would seem to be rather more the leash leading us to very unlovely places.
Trump's clumsily pointing it out is just a shout from the trail down which we have long since been diverted.

sbw

Trump takes us all to very lovely places, doesn't he?

Rephrasing Appalled, if we had been governed responsibly for the last decade, that places Trump has taken us would have been lovelier than they are.

sbw

the La Raza charge has been challenged.

Rather than being a member of La Raza the judge appears to be a member of a different group of lawyers with La Raza in its name that supports La Raza immigration cases.

A distinction without a difference.

Appalled

sbw:

I don't disagree with you.

lyle

If Trump was incorrect, where does the judge go to get his reputation back?

Once that jerk judge proclaimed his fealty to La Raza, he immediately lost his reputation, IMO. Like Beasts said, it's a Mexican KKK and in a just world would be repudiated and condemned by all honest people.

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

--By the way, the La Raza charge has been challenged.--

Kinda hard to challenge a La Raza charge by noting he belongs to something that has La Raza as part of its name.
I guess I'm supposed to engage in the Redstate magical thinking that a bunch of lawyers who form a group called The Race a name notorious for its use by the far left anti American group is just some innocent bunch of lawyers who eat at Del Taco once a month.

buccaneer morgan

The point was too leak the documents on line and poison the jury pool, that is an administration classic.

How was it that Ken Starr did not include that piece of data in his report.

lyle

By the way, the La Raza charge has been challenged

Credulousness on sale cheap today!! Buy some and get some willful blindness for free! Sadly, ignorance is all sold out.

Free James D

--And, I guess the days where we are all Americans, and it doesn't matter where the parents come from down the old memory hole?

When the federal government stops funding "white Priviledge conferences" for teachers and giving money and tax breaks to groups like La Raza and puts an end to all the rest of the endless list of divisive, hate-filled, bigoted, racist garbage it's been doing, then we can talk about all being Americans again.

Call me when that happens, Appalled.

Captain Hate

I'm glad the Red State hair splitters are on the job informing us that just because some group has La Raza in its name there's no reason to associate it with the group having that sole phrase as its moniker. So I guess Destroy All Gringos Legal Foundation was already taken.

Try forming Nazi Legal Foundation because you think it sounds kind of edgy and see what happens.

Beasts of England

He's not in the Klan, he just provides pro bono representation. Gotcha. I stand corrected. [redacted] me, runnin'...

lyle

Chenga su madre Lawyers Without Borders!

buccaneer morgan

And Carter being fooled by khomeini is classic him, but how far back it went is eye opening, ultimately though I blame the French.

Beasts of England

Ding, ding, ding: lyle wins!!

buccaneer morgan

This kind of begging for Paul singer is unseemly.

lyle

Yay!

lyle

In Appalled's world, La Raza isn't really racist even though it literally means, "The Race." Just like ISIS isn't really Islamic even though the first 'I' in the acronym stands for...Islamic.

Captain Hate

Being appointed by Zippy the anti Solomon doesn't speak highly of the judge's adherence to courtroom objectivity, which also eluded the RedState mensas.

buccaneer morgan

It isn't merely his background but the pro amnesty stance of the organization.

But to respond, when the justice dept organized mind to topple a law enforcement official, when a single citizen and his parents were marked for prescription.

cheerleader

Appalled stupidly thinks the truth is always beautiful and Mr. Trump going to places that are not lovely is wrong. PC run amok.

Truthbetold5

Trump renews attack on federal judge over ethnicity

http://www.foxnews.com/shows/the-kelly-file.html

buccaneer morgan

Meanwhile on the cve front, it's working out as expected.

lyle

Here's more of Camille Paglia from that link yesterday:

Trump’s boisterous, uncensored id makes a riveting contrast to Hillary’s plodding, joyless superego. Listening to her leaden attempts to tell rehearsed jokes is collective torture. Hillary is not now, nor has she ever been, a member of the Comedy Party. But we’re talking about the presidency here, not an improv club. While I would love to see a Trump-style chief executive say “You’re fired!” to half the parasitic Washington bureaucracy, I have high anxiety about Trump’s shoot-em-up attitude toward international affairs. Exactly how long would it be after a Trump inauguration before the nuke-horned bull would be crashing around the Red China shop?

Camille's leftist bona fides are never in doubt but she calls out the fraud Hilligula like few others on her side. The bit about the "nuke-horned bull would be crashing around the Red China shop" is pretty rich considering how Zippy sold out pretty much all the western world and supplied a greater threat to China with his lying, traitorous blowjob to the mullahs on the Iran nuke joke.

Truthbetold5

Does anyone here really think Trump "University" was not a boiler room scam?

Momto2

Using RedState to support your anti-Trump point is about like quoting Jane Fonda to discredit the Vietnam war.

clarice

Taranto has pointed out that both Hillary and Obama have commented on the judges handling metters involving themselves and--crickets.

I'm with Iggy and I, too, wonder what's got into TM's head.

Now I want to get this brain trust working:

I have a tip I'm following up on for Sunday. Why did the Weekly Standard and the NR fail to endorse Cruz who surely should appeal to "true conservatives" ? Instead they stood by and now want to promote French--i.e., help Hillary win? Is there a sugar daddy involved? I think there is..a sugar daddy who didn't like Cruz' stance on gay marriage and doesn't like Trump's stance on foreign affairs. A sugar daddy more amenable to the commentariat's more tractable Rubio. (Yes he said he was against gay marriage, but no one really thought he'd do much about that.)

henry

Clarice, besides the Koch brothers? They are very libertarian and provide lots of cash.

buccaneer morgan

You know that's who I think, who happens to be finding erickson's new venture, many moons ago when the huntress came to dc, she spoke to singer, and she probably got the measure of the man.

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

Comment at redstate article;

Mr. Wolf - took your advice and went to the web site for La Raza Lawyers of California - as you indicated, nothing unusual there and nothing apparently linking the group of Lawyers to the National Council of La Raza, EXCEPT the direct link at the bottom of one of their web pages. You have browse their web site (other than the landing page) but i did find the link and and made the click / connection to the National Council's web site.

Beasts of England

Caveat emptor: it's not just a good idea, it's in Latin.

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