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September 16, 2016

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maryrose

Second!

maryrose

I didn't want to be presumptuous.

henry

Akmed from Boise was first, but he's hiding from eric.

Appalled (Alt-Moderate)

Maybe I'm fourth.

Eric in Boise

Grumble, grumble. If Boiseans don't cotton to Akmed and his compadres, it won't be due to a shortage of effort from our local fishwrap. The stories about how grateful our new friends are to be here and the wonderful things they're all doing are becoming pervasive.

I don't care if the fertilizer will help my lawn. Get off it anyway.

Grumble, grumble.

henry

LOL Eric. Sounds like a good way to become a former fishwrap.

JM Hanes

This is probably more appropriate for JOM Late Night, but it was inspired by Miss Marple's link to the Queen's wardrobe:

Who Wore It Better?

 photo Who-Wore-It-Better-_zpsxmd5xzgx.jpg

Not that I'd call the Queen a fashion icon, but white hair definitely helps the look.

Captain Hate

Shocking this guy never got 50% of the popular vote:

http://tammybruce.com/2016/09/video-bill-clinton-campaigns-for-hillary-laughs-at-coal-miners.html

Porchlight

Lord, that disgusting Wilma Flintstone tribble dress. I loved when she tripped over it while dancing later in the night. Was prophetic.

lyle

Classless vs Class.

Embarrassing.

Porchlight

Also the hem got noticeably dirty.

Four months and four days.

henry

From our ever observant CHitown lurker: ambulance in Hillary's motorcade.

Beasts of England

Last time I saw a mouth like that, it had a hook in it...

Buckeye

Catching up after a busy week up visiting some customers in Canada.

I see the following:

Speaking of preening jackasses, Kasich has proven to be even worse than Buckeye, Ann and I informed you non Ahians, no? I have no idea where that goof intends to park his carpetbag in two years when he's mercifully term limited out, but since LaTourette was dispatched to Hell there's an opening in a RINO stink tank in case he accurately realizes how much the voters hate a back stabber.

I suspect the preening jackass has already cut a deal with a future employer, and this is the position on TPP he was told to take.

Mercifully, when he was with Lehman, he stayed out of the limelight.

Hopefully with his next gig he will do the same, and just fall off the radar.

Skoot

Are the guys with the blue ribbons behind Trump the deplorables?

Eric in Boise

ambulance in Hillary's motorcade

I'm with hearse!

Beasts of England

I just clicked on a Google ad and the new frame said I had to enter an email address to continue. I typed in 'eatshit@yahoo.com' and it said 'Welcome back! Looks like you've already registered!'

Hahahaha!!

Eric in Boise

On second thought, maybe her slogan should be "Stronger Duct-taped Together".

Eric in Boise

Lol, Beasts. Sounds like you're in good company.

JM Hanes

I was so not paying attention, that I completely missed Michelle's dress for Obama's 2nd inaugural, which was whole 'nother kind of awful in it own right. I'll spare you that vision in scarlet. For more on Michelle's fashionista "Basket of Deplorables," there's the link Momto2 posted to MICHELLE OBAMA'S MIRROR in the previous thread — where Trump's comment on the Ford's moving production facilities south of the border also turned up:

It used to be, cars were made in Flint and you couldn't drink the water in Mexico. Now, the cars are made in Mexico and you cannot drink the water in Flint.
Alas.

JM Hanes

I trust y'all can auto-correct all my typos on your own devices, as it were.

Beasts of England

Between whole 'nother and y'all, I gotta ask where you're from JMHanes...

the generalisticly deplorable rich

from the previous thread, you're welcome JM Hanes.

Also, need to refresh my memory: in the weeks leading up to the weird near faceplant during the 9/11 services, had Hillary been taking time off the campaign trail maybe some fundraisers, but otherwise out of sight? I seem to recall she was taking 4 days off and this was after having taken a few days off.

and the Hillary campaign going after Pepe: wtf?

James D

Buckeye @ 11:05

I suspect you're exactly right.

I just don't understand how anyone who wasn't actually involved in drafting TPP could possibly be in favor of approving it now.

The track record of Obama administration foreign negotiations is horrifying at best, so the fact that it's his people who negotiated it is reason enough on its face to say no to it.

The fact that all the details are being kept in strict secrecy is equally damning. If it's beneficial to the American people on balance, then that will be clear in the text and conditions of the agreement. Since they're not willing to let anyone see that text or those conditions, it tells me that the treaty is in no way beneficial to most Americans.

It's a pretty straightforward argument: if it's really a good treaty, if more Americans and American businesses will benefit from it than will be harmed by it, then let us read the damn thing and see for ourselves.

We tried "you have to pass it to see what's in it" once already, and we saw how well that worked out. How any Republican can stand there and try to sell that to voters again is beyond me.

the generalisticly deplorable rich

Posted by: James D | September 16, 2016 at 11:54 AM

a five thousand page document with secret conditions is not free trade. full stop.

henry

James D, Kasich wrote an editorial in favor of it for the WSJ this morning. Kasich! The #NeverTrump wet-dream (after Jeb! turned into a wet rag)! It is good for the son of a mailman, so you will have to like it or you are mean.

Porchlight

had Hillary been taking time off the campaign trail maybe some fundraisers, but otherwise out of sight?

Yes, she had been conspicuously absent for much of August.

The first week of September we had the Journolist "she's not hiding, she's debate prepping!" narrative.

The week of 9/11 was her "return to the campaign" week; oops.

Now we are on Return to the Campaign II: Epileptic Boogaloo.

Matt

24th!

the generalisticly deplorable rich

Posted by: Porchlight | September 16, 2016 at 12:01 PM -

so my memory wasn't as foggy as I thought.

Appalled (Alt-Moderate)

sorry TK:

http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/296292-trump-obama-birthplace-address

the generalisticly deplorable rich

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-09-15/deutsche-bank-asked-to-pay-14-billion-in-u-s-probe-wsj-says

wonder how well positioned Obama's allies on Wall Street were for this?

henry

took wells fargo right off the front pges rich

Jack is Deplorable! (But At The DNC I am 0)

In her much ballyhooed return to the campaign trail in North Carolina she appeared in front of an overly enthusiastic crowd of........300!

She tells Diane Sawyer that she has no linger effect from her concussion.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-Gl9_zF2T8

 Skeptical Voter

Looked at the Hillary site vis a vis Pepe the Frog. Some nitwit on staff wrote "This is horrible!"

If you can get all wee wee'd up about a cartoon frog, you are not emotionally ready for kindergarten.

My take on the Hillary site was "Who writes this crap?"

Janet S.

This should be amplified -

Hillary Clinton Verified account
‏@HillaryClinton

The @NCAA is right to pull tournament games from North Carolina because of the anti-LGBT HB2 law. Discrimination has no place in America. -H

6:10 AM - 13 Sep 2016

https://twitter.com/HillaryClinton/status/775683074747199488?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

Please explain how requiring men to use men's facilities & girls to use girl's facilities is anti lesbian, gay, or bisexual.

Please explain how a boy that thinks he is a girl really is a girl.

Please explain how a girl that thinks she is a boy really is a boy.

Please explain.

Beasts of England

An enthusiastic crowd of 300. That's almost an oxymoron.

Porchlight

http://i.imgur.com/Zhnivw9.jpg

Holler when you see it.

lyle

Now we are on Return to the Campaign II: Epileptic Boogaloo.

Too good, Porch!

GUS

I want to watch the fire that UGLY JULIE ROGINZKY DIES in.

I denounce myself.

the generalisticly deplorable rich

>>>took wells fargo right off the front pges rich

Posted by: henry | September 16, 2016 at 12:14 PM<<<

So it looks like the "grandfatherly" Buffett is a winner. Soros probably. Officials at Justice that traded on the info is another.

Skoot

CNN is apoplectic after Trump's 20 sec statement followed 40 minutes of military support. They're demanding an apology now. Tapper says he got Rick-rolled. Hah! douche.

Janet S.

At Hillary's speech in Greensboro, NC - "Commenting on North Carolina's transgender bathroom law that prevents students from using facilities that don't correspond to the gender on their birth certificate, she said, 'This is where bigotry leads, and we can't afford it, not here or anywhere else.'" - Daily Mail

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3791511/I-m-doing-great-claims-Clinton-gets-trail-pneumonia-truth-revealed.html

If you know that boys are boys & girls are girls...then Hillary Clinton says that you are a bigot. You are a bigot if you acknowledge reality. If you don't think your daughter should have to undress in front of a boy at school...then Hillary says that you are a bigot.
BIGOT - big·ot [ˈbiɡət]
NOUN
a person who is intolerant toward those holding different opinions:

Janet S.

Hah! Pepe is EVERYWHERE!

Appalled (Alt-Moderate)

Skoot:

So Trump got CNN to give him 40 minutes of free time?

I am amused despite myself...

Texas Liberty Gal

"I want to watch the fire that UGLY JULIE ROGINZKY DIES in."
Me too Gus! I was shouting at the TV - "Shut up"

Porchlight

Yes, Appalled. They got rolled. Trump mic drops, no time to spin. John King just about in tears.

Porchlight

Just when I think this election can't get any better.....it does. Every time.

the generalisticly deplorable rich

I must be missing something. unsurprising.

Dave (in MA)
Holler when you see it.
there's a guy way over to the right that seems to have a cocktail napkin on his head.
Janet S.

Holler when you see it.

there's a guy way over to the right that seems to have a cocktail napkin on his head.

Hah! I hadn't noticed that. It's Pepe on someone's tablet.

the generalisticly deplorable rich

“We got played, again, by the Trump campaign.” — John King just now on CNN.


hahahahaha ...

henry

I saw the napkin before the frog thing

Beasts of England

I'm reading the Fox chyron at lunch, and it says 'Hillary characterizes her illness as a sort of campaign reset'. Hahaha!! She's been running for president for more than a decade and she needs a reset with 50 +/- days remaining? Hahaha!!

p.s., the Friday lunch special at my favorite cruise-in lakeside restaurant/bar (with my favorite beertender) is fresh Grouper, sautéed with vegetables. For $9.99. PBR drafts are $1.25. Yes - y'all are jealous. 🕶

Texas Liberty Gal

Everybody on Outnumbered said it was a brilliant strategy by Trump.
I loved that the media got Rick-rolled.

Janet S.

Captain's link at 10:37 is something. Mocking coal miners while campaigning in Nevada.

He went on, “She sent me in the primary down there to those places — they voted for me.

“They wouldn’t today, though, ’cause they’re into their anger now.”

Laughing, he said, “They won’t even admit, some of ’em, that they got health care under the health care law.”

The audience laughed along with him.

henry

this sounds familiar. A smidgen of what rse has found.

Janet S.

"to those places"

What a creepy guy.

DebinNC

NC Dems were so principled re the transgender law vote that rather than voting against it, they theatrically walked out so their votes couldn't be recorded and appear in future opponents' ads. Cowards.

maryrose

Prog media: A Day late and a dollar short.

Jack is Back!

The Donald's boyhood home in Queens that is up for auction.

http://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/news/2016/09/9/donald-trump-s-childhood-home-in-queens-on-the-market.html

MaryD

Janet, Clinton is way over the hill and is too senile to know it.
Creepy goes without saying.

lyle

Speaking of schools:

http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2016/09/16/stop-insanity-high-school-football-fans-told-to-stop-chanting-usa-usa.html

Mike Shibler, the superintendent of Rockford Public Schools, supports the crackdown.

“We will certainly inform our students that this type of behavior when done in a derogatory and insulting way will not be accepted and will not occur,” he told WOOD.

But what happens if a student argues that the chant is in fact patriotic?

“I don’t believe that,” the superintendent told the television station.

And people still wonder about that vulgar Trump feller's appeal...

DebinNC

Still can't reconcile the Clintons' "they", "them", "they're/their", "down there"s, etc. with HC's slogan "Stronger Together". Referencing, then villifying various "others" daily seems an obvious contradiction. "Stronger Without All of Them" works.

lyle

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/trumps-destructive-validation-of-racists/2016/09/15/409c3396-7b6e-11e6-bd86-b7bbd53d2b5d_story.html

It's Gerson. Y'know, one of W's guys. The more the years pass, the worse W and his admin looks (except for post 9-11). Do I have to bring up Colon Bowell?

henry

OK, even the Loch Ness Monster is out in public. When does sasquatch show up?

henry

Lyle, wasn't Gerson an H W guy?

And that "nessie" pic looks like 3 seals.

Porchlight

OT but funny, from The_Donald:

my dad was selected as a "Nielsen" family a few years ago so went out and bought a television for every room in the house and spent the money to have each one with a cable box. They had nine tvs for just he and my mom. He would wake up, read the paper and then tune into Fox News on every channel in the house from morning until night. It was the most epic dad troll ever.
Porchlight

That is totally three seals.

lyle

Lyle, wasn't Gerson an H W guy?

Probably. I'm too lazy/disinterested to look it up. Still a distinction without a difference, henry.

lyle

Walsh is trolling. Hard.

Jack is Back!

What the hell are 3 seals doing in a fresh water lake in the scottish highlands?

Porch, cite or link for your 1:05 please.

lyle

http://hotair.com/archives/2016/09/15/hillary-deliver-speech-monday-begging-millennials-vote-something/

You don't have to click but you can always count on AP for the trenchant analysis like this:

The media oohed and ahhed over his press conference with the president of Mexico simply because Trump managed to avoid embarrassing himself. The same rule will probably be in effect at the debates. If he announces that he has to fart but will hold it out of respect for the dignity of the forum, he probably wins for having behaved “presidentially.”
Janet S.

Still can't reconcile the Clintons' "they", "them", "they're/their", "down there"s, etc. with HC's slogan "Stronger Together". Referencing, then villifying various "others" daily seems an obvious contradiction. "Stronger Without All of Them" works.

Excellent comment, Deb.

JM Hanes

Beasts:

Ha! I was uprooted from New England ('druthers) and transplanted to the Carolinas (y'all), with a brief childhood stint in Iowa. Returned to Massachusetts for college, spent a few obligatory post-grad years in the Big Apple, before marriage took me south again, where I've basically lived, in multiple undisclosed locations, ever since. Everybody else in my immediate family (including my parents) eventually headed back up north, which is where we always spent Thanksgiving, among assorted other family holidays.

I trust that explains everything. :-)

We moved south at the very beginning of what would later become a wave of business relocations to "the sun belt." For a goodly while we were one of only two yankee families in town. I've always felt like I got to see and be part of a south that was soon to disappear. Actually, I feel that way about a number of lives I've lived, so to speak, but perhaps that's true of everyone, once they approach a certain age.

With family in both north and south, my children have inexplicably headed west....

DebinNC

The athletic conference’s crackdown comes after fans from a predominantly black school took offense after fans from a predominantly white school displayed a Betsy Ross flag and a “Make America Great Again” banner.

Betsy Ross lived when most black people here were slaves. I can understand how that would be offensive. Where does the line get drawn if this is okay? Sports events should be politics-free imo.

Porchlight

Here you go, JiB:

https://www.reddit.com/r/The_Donald/comments/5320n7/live_stream_donald_trump_speaks_in_washington_dc/d7pd91z#d7pd91z

The whole thread is great.

Jack is Back!

DebinNC,

Because ESPN, NBC Sports and the other sports networks have become political as well as sports. Has a lot to do with it.

RattlerGator

I'm sitting in the promised land:

https://mobile.twitter.com/RattlerGator/status/776824866624442368

wondering if people are *still* questioning whether Trump is playing 4D chess, hmmm ???

lyle

Sports events should be politics-free imo.

Too late. The [redacted] SJWs have already seen to that. BTW, I know the season is young but I have yet to watch a single second of NFL. Anyone care to guess why?

JM Hanes

JiB:

”She tells Diane Sawyer that she has no linger effect from her concussion.”

You've gotta know your presidential campaign is in trouble when your candidate's talking point of the day is, "I'm not brain damaged."

henry

LOL, a tk special.

Porchlight

Betsy Ross lived when most black people here were slaves. I can understand how that would be offensive.

"Resolved, That the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation."
--Second Continental Congress, June 14, 1777

Is the American flag also offensive?

DebinNC

Lol, JMH, especially as HC is unwilling to release her medical records as proof.

lyle

She tells Diane Sawyer that she has no linger effect from her concussion.”

Is that a direct quote? If so, I'd beg to differ unless English is not her native language... ;)

DebinNC

The 1777 one? Not to me, but my ancestors weren't slaves here.

JM Hanes

rich:

"“We got played, again, by the Trump campaign.” — John King just now on CNN."

Could someone point me to what this is all about?

lyle

http://thepeoplescube.com/peoples-blog/latest-polls-agree-clinton-ahead-of-trump-97-t18584.html

REUTERS - The 97% number just pops up everywhere because it is a multiple result of everything that is true.

97% of scientists believe in global warming. The other 3% believe in climate change. And 97% of registered Democrats believe anything. 97% of organic gardeners and New Agers believe that Hillary will be the most competent president after Barack Obama who was more competent than George Washington and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. It is rumored that Ginsburg was more competent than president Béla Lugosi. And just as sane. 97% of Democrats believe ISIS has been contained and the 3% left believe that Trump has been contained. 100% of Democrats believe that Obamacare is cheaper today than it was in 1955. 97% of #NeverTrumpers believe that Mitt Romney has a great chance of beating Hillary of we let him run. And 3% of Democrats know that Joe Biden can beat Barry Goldwater.

lyle

Here's the explanation JMH:

http://hotair.com/archives/2016/09/16/trump-president-barack-obama-born-united-states/

Porchlight

Great CNBC editorial: Trump is doing everything right

http://www.cnbc.com/2016/09/16/trump-is-doing-everything-right-including-letting-jimmy-fallon-mess-up-his-hair-commentary.html

Ten-point surges don't just happen overnight. It's much more likely that Trump's relative weakness in the earlier polls was a result of voters leaning towards him, but not being ready to say so... even to anonymous pollsters. But Trump's softened messages, Clinton's "deplorables" comment, and her medical scare with frightening video of her looking totally immobilized to go with it have all provided those voters the excuse to finally "come out" for Trump. This phenomenon is well named by Dilbert cartoonist and blogger Scott Adams, who calls these events the "fake because." They're "fake" because the voters were always going to vote a certain way, but highly visible episodes make it possible to say: "well, now I'm voting for candidate X because..."

This is more bad news for the Clinton camp, because this means the Trump surge is not the result of some kind of ephemeral or fickle trend. Instead it's more like the gates of a dam opening that cannot be closed. And it makes sense from another historical/logical point of view. Hillary Clinton has essentially had 24 years in the national spotlight to close the deal with the majority of the voting American public and she's never done it. Even at the zenith of her polling fortunes earlier this summer, she never broke into truly unbeatable territory on her own. She had been simply skating on the extreme unfavorable impressions for Trump, and now that we're seeing that erode, Clinton may be trapped for good.

The preference cascade is finally happening. The media threw everything they had at him for over a year and it didn't work. Their powers are greatly diminished, at least as far as this candidate is concerned. It's over IMO.

lyle

If you click on that link, JMH, don't die from laughter at this post:

http://hotair.com/archives/2016/09/16/fbi-trying-build-case-russian-hackers/

I'm sure the rooskies are just terrified!

Texas Liberty Gal

Want to recommend a super movie that we saw last night - Greater. Its not only a great story but very inspirational. Its about Brandon Burlsworth, perhaps the greatest walk-on in the history of college football.
http://greaterthemovie.com/about

lyle

It's over IMO.

Not until I see the stake driven though her heart upper torso.

Beasts of England

That's awesome, JM Hanes! An undisclosed location makes sense - you don't want me dropping by. Unexpectedly. 😎

Beasts of England

I saw the Fallon clip earlier, Porch - totes perfect!! Tough to call him deplorable after that event. :)

jimmyk on iPhone

"The media threw everything they had at him for over a year and it didn't work."

So which stage of grief are they at? I guess they've gone through denial and anger. Bargaining? Depression?

Porchlight

DebinNC, maybe I misread you and we agree. Where indeed does the line get drawn?

I don't have much sympathy or understanding for the "X is offensive to me because it happened while my ancestors were slaves" view, but it seems to me that under those critieria the Stars and Stripes should be nixed if the Betsy Ross flag is nixed. And that would be insane.

Porchlight

They're all in different stages, jimmyk, but I think the media talking heads you see most often on the teevee are still in denial and anger, if today is any indication.

I agree of course that it's not actually over until it's over. Embalm, cremate, bury at sea - take no chances.

JM Hanes

DebinNC

"Betsy Ross lived when most black people here were slaves. I can understand how that would be offensive."

So did everyone who fought in the Revolution. What next? A trigger warning on anything and everything that happened before the Emancipation Proclamation?

I think you have to work pretty hard to take umbrage at Betsy Ross, but a MAGA political banner is a different kettle of fish.

DebinNC

Thanks, TLG. Sounds like a good one to see with our 10, 12, and 14 yo grandkids.

henry

Right, because of all the slaves under the MAGA banner.

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