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November 30, 2016

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JimNorCal

The Times so rattled they forgot to attack Trump?
I declare "peak rattle".

Threadkiller

Rattled-gate

henry

Did Freidman notice?

Captain Hate

Flathead's ChiCom overlords won't be pleased.

JimNorCal

Do please keep posting Trump tweets as appropriate. They're quite fun and educational. I may have to reconsider exiting Twitter. These boycott things are tricky...
Speaking of which, the attacks by giant corporations on the right (Apple and Kellogg's vs Breitbart for example) are worrisome. What's to stop them from ratcheting things up?

henry

shareholder lawsuits when results tank.

glasater

OT but for Captain Hate, I'm reading 'In Search of Klingsor' at is sort of recommendation and so enjoying it.

Half way into it and have to say it is not a quick read :-)

 deus volt buccaneer morgan

I was the one who recommended it' better in translation.

Momto2

Churchill's birthday today! B.1874

"Be of good cheer...The soul of freedom is deathless;it cannot, and will not perish!"

(Also my daughter is 24 today!)

Captain Hate

Thanks, Deb, and yes narc was the original recommender. It reread extremely well and the book group was very pleased. Plus it has me ready for another go at Godel, Escher, Bach.

glasater

Of course you did buccaneer and I apologize!! :-)

Have read many of your recommendations for sure.

henry

very interseting. KSM on W surprising Al Qaida.

Momto2

https://www.facebook.com/Jake.Needham/posts/10155544319829922

Yet one more illustration of why I mostly try to avoid dealing with my fellow writers....

Throughout the presidential campaign and since its conclusion, I have watched with dismay while most of my fellow writers spread around their smug contempt and condescending disdain for much of the public who actually buys their books and supports them. And I am disgusted with damn near every one of them.
Bravo!!

daddy

Making the obvious observation that Gorka's Lefty female opponent on the BBC got twice the time he got to speak, and Gorka was interrupted by the BBC host in mid comment. Standard stuff.

My gin and tonic liked VDH's comment so much I'm posting it again:

In other words, voters got tired of being accused of thought crimes from a party led by wealthy people who made them poorer while adding insult to injury.

Pretty much says it all.

BTW, listened to Dennis Prager's delayed podcast from Friday. He mentioned that he and Adam Corolla were scheduled to speak as a duo at some University, and all was swell and copacetic---until the topic they were going to talk about---something like "The collapse of the American University" got announced on Campus, and the event was immediately cancelled by the University!

Ha! Dennis took delight in that! If anyone can find Adam Corolla going on a rant about that please do post it:)

JimNorCal

"shareholder lawsuits"
I'd guess that would be glacially slow to come to fruition. Like many, I'm philosophically skeptical about boycotts. My evangelical sister turned me on to AFA and I feel they make good decisions (for example, the decision to only rarely call a boycott). This is not an issue they'd take up, I imagine.

I guess the thing I'll look for is someone who identifies a company who can be targeted, then calls for folks to buy 100 shares to vote support for a shareholder proposal of political neutrality. It's crazy to have each and every corporate entity create its own hate speech policy. Though, there are squadrons of SJWs in each HR Dept of big companies these days with little to do but foment mischief.

RattlerGator

Rattled-gate

Posted by: Threadkiller | November 30, 2016 at 09:53 AM

Wait . . . wut?

Oh, Rattled . . . as you were, gang, as you were.

Old Lurker

Hi Daddy.

Buckeye

Back in the day when I was working with ManTran, we did a lot of work with Shenhua Energy in China.

They displaced Peabody Coal as the world's largest coal mining/producer over a decade ago.

The part of China that is northwest of Beijing, near Inner Mongolia, has huge coal deposits. Not particularly clean coal either.

A massive project by Shenhua to build a private railroad to move this coal started roughly 30 years ago, and the tonnage they move is also the highest of any rail operator in the world.

About 5 years ago I read that China was bringing a new coal fired plant on line about every 10 days on average.

China has no choice. A rapidly expanding (maybe I should say exploding) middle class is demanding this modernization.

I remember an experience nearly 20 years ago in Zhuhai. We arrived too late to our hotel to get food in the dining room, so we found a neighborhood "diner" in somebody's house.

The matriarch was the cook, and she made it clear we were going to wait until her TV show was over before she started cooking.

They like their soap operas too, and that takes electricity:)

Captain Hate

Deb == glasater

buccr morgan.

Thanks, I'm surprised klingsor, didn't have more buzz, this a historical thriller involving science and even romance, written by a Latin author, I guess the subject matter is too dwm for them to care, but they'll peddle marlon James leftist track, all out,

buccr morgan.

I tried to crack godel escher, might as well be in sanskrit.

Buckeye

Happy Birthday Momto2 daughter!

jimmyk

Though, there are squadrons of SJWs in each HR Dept of big companies these days with little to do but foment mischief.

The phenomenon of CEOs adopting lefty PC stances is bizarre, and smacks of Stockholm Syndrome after 8 years of getting the death stare from Zippy, ValJar, Red Squaw, et al.

Mrs K works at a financial firm where the CEO sent, on Nov 9th, an e-mail saying something along the lines of "We are here for you." Unlike me, she made no secret of her vote for Trump, and later got an semi-apologetic visit from the Chief Diversity Officer (ugh!) who acknowledged that the firm had gone too far in making conservatives feel isolated. She basically responded that she doesn't need her "feelings" assuaged, and neither should anyone else.

daddy

Prager always says that we on the Right know the Left much better than the Left knows the Right, for the reason that we read their books and their papers, we watch their news, and we have to listen to them in colleges, since they have such a monopoly on Education, on the MSM, and on the popular culture via Music and Hollywood. So we on the Right know what the Left says---we're inundated by it 24/7.

In contrast the Left has no idea what we on the Right think since they are never exposed to it. They do not have to listen to our professors, read our books, watch our memes spouted on a daily basis on a million newspapers and book and TV shows across the nation. We have no such networks. Therefore we know them while they know only caricatures of us and our positions, presented by their media bosses and their Jake Tappers.

Therefore Dennis Prgaer's rule number 5:

5. People on the right think that most people on the left are wrong; people on the left think that most people on the right are evil. Decades of labeling conservative positions as “hateful” and labeling conservative individuals as “sexist,” “intolerant,” “xenophobic,” “homophobic,” “racist,” and “bigoted” have had their desired effect.

Imagine how ignorant you would be of Conservative principles if your daily dose of Republicans was David Brooks, David Gergen, and now Jen Rubin. No wonder they are so damn ignorant.

Buckeye

She basically responded that she doesn't need her "feelings" assuaged, and neither should anyone else.

Kudos to Mrs. K, whom I am sure is much more circumspect than I am.

I wouldn't have been able to resist adding "do it again and you'll dance with my attorney"

anonamom

Moving this over--

Listening to my DA for the past 40 minutes.

He's laying out how felon Keith Scott, on major psychotropic drugs and smoking marijuana, with active warrants out for his arrest and in possession of an illegal gun failed to heed police instructions to drop said gun given ten times came to be shot;
which then resulted in BLM coming to Charlotte and how some mother's innocent 26 year old son came to be killed by a bullet that was intended for yet another law enforcement officer, when he went downtown to "honor his grandmother" who had protested in the '60s for Civil Rights.


The multiple lies told by his wife and her attorney are at this moment being refuted--very similar to "hands up, don't shoot" from Ferguson.
Or the "rough ride" in Baltimore.

daddy

Interesting. The BBC ticker beneath discussion of Trump's having to relinquish control of Trump's Business Empire is saying Trump has listed 144 companies dealing in 25 countries

I thought the rap on Trump was that he was an ignorant rube who knew nothing about Furner's?

Whoever posted the link to Tapper getting savaged in the Twitter stream---Thanks. That was excellent. What was wonderful was that the pushbacks against Jake weren't over the top or mean---they were worse---they were factual.

Janet ~ an obnoxious Trump supporter

Excellent comment, daddy. Excellent.

Stephanie despicable me

Corporate HR...

and this

She basically responded that she doesn't need her "feelings" assuaged, and neither should anyone else.


Number one reason I work from home on a 1099. I don't have to put up with their BS and on any given day either of us can tell the other bubye.

We also now communicate 100% via skype pings and everything is there in the conversation trail. Seldom do we even skype via voice, and if we do, I send a recap of what was said (I record the sessions).

Peoples... I hates em. Most days. Get off my lawn!!

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

On the sidebar the NYT says "Mr Trump meet the constitution."

Would that be the same one that says people don't have the right to bear arms, don't have the right to political speech if they incorporate, are not free to exercise their religion regarding state sponsored protected classes, that endorses unequal justice before the law, that possess a dignity clause which mandates homosexual marriage and a privacy clause which mandates abortion on demand and contains a commercial clause that has no limits in its applicability to tunneling into every aspect of our lives? That constitution?

Stephanie despicable me

134 - 63

Pelosi wins.

Let the fun begin!!

DebinNC

I hope the Rs rescind the law forgiving college debt via a few years spent in "public service".

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

Commerce clause

jimmyk

Number one reason I work from home

Mine is that I can work in my underwear. :)

Unfortunately I can only do that once or twice a week.

henry

Deb, they simply need to return college loans to the private sector and get the government out of it entirely.

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

I hate David Brooks, David Gergen and Jen Rubin.
Does that make me a prog?

Fresh Air, deplorably

Can't people on the left be wrong and evil?

jimmyk

Amen, Iggy, and we can add the "general welfare" clause that allows unlimited government (even though the whole point of the Constitution was to enumerate and limit the powers of the federal government).

jimmyk

"they simply need to return ________ to the private sector and get the government out of it entirely."

Fill in the blank with 99% of what the government currently does. Rinse, repeat.

henry

much better, thanks jimmyk

glasater

A bit of cheer at anonamom's 11:54..

It's a start.

buccr morgan.

Well the left, like the alt left site I linked last night has little use for brooksie, consider Rubin too belligerent on Israel, and don't think of gergen at all.

jimmyk

I take Prager's point, but the real difference is not that we don't think the left is evil, but that we don't threaten, harass, and try to sic the government on them. We mainly just want them to leave us the hell alone and STFU.

DebinNC

Thanks CH and glasater for that Klingsor book reminder. I'd put in my Amazon bin and forgotten about it. Recommendations of all types are greatly appreciated.

henry

WSJ says the Charlotte officer is cleared.

DebinNC

Iirc Pelosi is 75 and Hoyer is 77.

Thomas Collins

Happy 24th to daughter of Momto2!

lurkersusie


This nonsense will end soon.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Feds cut $167 million in domestic programs to house, feed illegals for just 1 month

The Department of Health and Human Services is raiding several of its accounts, including money for Medicare, the Ryan White AIDS/HIV program and those for cancer and flu research to cover a shortfall in housing illegal youths pouring over the border at a rate of 255 a day.

HHS is trying to come up with $167 million to fund the Office of Refugee Resettlement that is accepting the youths, according to the Center for Immigration Studies.

Policy Director Jessica Vaughan said that insiders have told her that the funding crisis has forced the department to squeeze programs for money.

She just revealed on the CIS website:

“An average of 255 illegal alien youths were taken into the custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) every day this month, according to the latest figures the agency provided to Congress. This is the largest number of illegal alien children ever in the care of the federal government. To pay for it, the agency says it will need an additional one or two billion dollars for the next year – above and beyond the $1.2 billion spent in 2016 and proposed for 2017 – depending on how many more arrive.”

This is astounding. The Obama administration is doing this while the media is promising to be tough on Trump.

buccr morgan.

Zaphod and winner commiserating like the villains in the scooby do episodes.

Old Lurker

Actually, Jimmy, I do think the Left is evil.

Thomas Collins
"Mine is that I can work in my underwear. :)

Unfortunately I can only do that once or twice a week."

You go commando 5-6 times a week, jimmyk?

Truthbetold5

Uncovered Tweet Shows Deceased Andrew Breitbart Believed John Podesta is a Pedophile

http://truthfeed.com/uncovered-tweet-shows-deceased-andrew-breitbart-believed-john-podesta-is-a-pedophile/38527/

jimmyk

OL, that was my point, obscured by double negatives.

dublindave

"The Times so rattled they forgot to attack Trump"

Isn't it funny how simply quoting the Donald is considered an attack.

Like if the President-elect states on camera that he's sexually assaulted women over the years simply reporting that is considered the result of a dishonest media.


Republicans will never fulfil their true dream of reshaping the United States to reflect their values, but it's going to be fun watching them try.


Welcome to filibuster hell!

glasater

Deb, Klingsor is such a welcome, thought provoking book that I'm certain you will enjoy.

Had gone quickly thru a couple of books that were so bad but not bad enough to pitch out or put down.

So the reflection I'm having to do intellectually as I'm reading it is good in that it helps memory of teachings I had many years ago.

Old Lurker

Sorry Jimmy. I will go practice my sentence diagramming!

common man

You can not get rid of Pelosi Galore that easily. To be fair, black mold is hard to get rid of too. But I was afraid they would learn something ( most likely to lie about their Party's abhorent beliefs ) but it appears they will continue to fly their freak flag. Good


Pelosi wins! 134-63

buccr morgan.


Pinnette is on a full butter rampage.

I skimmed through the latest Matthew dunn, not his best work.

DebinNC

Some "history" books my husband liked, some of which I bought because y'all recommended them:

Tuchman - A Distant Mirror
Perrett- - America In the Twenties; Days of Sadness, Years of Triumph
Leinwand - 1927 High Tide of the Twenties
Fleming - Barrows Boys
Larson - In the Garden of the Beasts
Hillenbrand - Unbroken
Schneider - Brutal Journey

jimmyk

Wow, Steve Mnuchin's fiancee might be even better looking than Melania and Carla Bruni. Amazing what $40 million can do for an otherwise dorky looking guy.

buccr morgan.

Palomino!!!

Thomas Collins

Filibuster hell, makedublindavegreatagain? You've given up on the recount?

common man

Someone been grabbing your pussy, Double Douchebag? Cuz we are all celebrating winning here, except you. I am not tired of the winning, and you are about to learn about how the senate rules can be changed easily with precedent from Harry Mothefocking Reid, and then a second lesson on the fine art of reconciliation. 2018 is looming, wont you join me in a dance? LOL right at ya.

henry

duda... get ready for a full national Wisconsoning (as predicted by the WSJ) en route to MAGA. The filibuster is already gone (McTurtle never put it back). So you can do what the WI Dems did and fleebag south of the border to lock up any laws via lack of quorum... no Tilted Kilt across that border... hasta la Montezuma's revenge duda.

buccr morgan.

Is that why red squaw in part is at top screech.

jimmyk

I will go practice my sentence diagramming!

I don't think you don't need to not practice. I just don't need to not stop failing to not use double negatives.

GUS

Daddy, and Anonamom!!!

The left and Universities have told us that Baltimore Police gave the perp a rough ride,
The left and mindless lemmings at Unverities have told us. Trayvon was MURDERED by a WHITE-HISPANIC.
Scott was shot for reading a book,
Michael Brown was a GENTLE GIANT and had his hands up. The left and Universities have told us we are EVIL, RACIST, MEAN, BIGOTED, MISOGYNIST, we have Gays and we are wrong not want guys with HAIRY BALLS sharing bathrooms at TARGET with our teen or younger daughters. We have Muslims, and refugee MOMMIES with 3 year olds, coming here for LOVE and SUCH.

And Prager/Corola cannot be allowed to speak to Universities, because they are EVIL.

It all makes sense in the libtard mind.

Old Lurker

Things I would love to hear Trump say...

"You know, the National Debt is reaching $20T just as my predecessor leaves office. If the people who got us there had their way, generations of Americans would have to sacrifice most of their future income to pay off that debt if we take their incomes for that purpose and frankly even that might not do it. That is STUPID.

We plan two things.

To stop digging the hole ever deeper, beginning immediately we will endeavor to limit Federal taxation and spending to 18% of the GDP.

To address the debt accumulated almost entirely in the last decade or two, we plan to sell assets into the global marketplace.

The Federal government owns more than 600 million acres of land (and many more off shore) and that land hides trillions and trillions of dollars of natural resources. We are going to open at least 50% of those lands for the recovery and sale of those resources, (and you know I know how to negotiate leases advantageous to the Lessor), and we are pledging that every single dollar recovered by the federal government from those resources will be used to purchase and retire government bonds beginning with the highest interest rate obligations and continuing until they are all paid off in full.

:-)

henry

narciso, the filibuster deletion for Presidential appointees (except SC) is still in place from Reid's powerlust.

Beasts of England

Better looking than Carla Bruni? Unpossible. :)

rse

If anyone has ever wondered why I capitalize School Choice and am so concerned by advocacy for it as a solution, this new post covers that. http://invisibleserfscollar.com/uncloaking-mandarins-oxymorons-and-the-leap-frog-straight-to-wave-4-education-reforms/

P-E Trump uses school choice as a generic term, but it is the vision I described that has been written into federal law and to varying degrees all of the states. It's a remedy that accelerates the poison and the label can only come off if its use is understood. For all I know Ms DeVos doesn't know this when she advocates for it, but I do know both heads of the Ed Transition boots on the ground team know this agenda because I keep seeing their names involved in aspects over the years.

Stephanie despicable me

Filibuster?

Weren't the dems lamenting just yesterday that they shouldn't have changed the rules which now allows Trump to run the table?

Karma she's a bitch.

FTR I just changed out of my jammies and am about to run errands before the severe weather gets here... uh fizzles out as usual.

Captain Hate on the iPhone

134 - 63

Pelosi wins.

The new party of stoopid

Beasts of England

Pelosi wins! Best November EVAH!!

Captain Hate on the iPhone

The Restraining Order is begging for money; a day ending with y. Maybe he wants to get his second wife's fat ass liposuctioned.

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

Filibuster hell?
Wasn't it just yesterday that Hannibal Davey was telling us he loved it when the plan was coming together with a bunch of prog plants in Trump's cabinet?

Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to be a little shithead.

lyle

Wow, Steve Mnuchin's fiancee might be even better looking than Melania and Carla Bruni.

Um...pictures?

Botox Nancy gets re-elected House minority leader on the final day of November. What a month!

common man

Someone on here turned me onto the website Last Bottle. Please step forward so I may properly thank you. I and my missus are no drinking much finer wine, at much lower pricing than before the recommendation. I was a little hesitant about blindly following their recommendations so initially I bought a few bottles here or there, and spent much time on Vivino.com and similar sites trying to find better pricing than offered. Never did, and with one exception ( a Grand Cru that was not to my liking ) everything has been as advertised or better.

Tend to buy a case or two when something comes up in my wheelhouse ( I like zinfadels, malbecs and other big bold reds.

OOPS tornado warning in Destin. Be back later.

jimmyk

Unpossible.

Possible!

Beasts of England

It was probably me, common man. It's a fantastic operation and a daily delight...

Beasts of England

Dang. I shoulda been richer. :)

Eric in Boise

Pelosi wins! Best November EVAH!!

Keep it rolling! ELLISON!!

buccr morgan.

Confidence is high.

The ewok notes the alt reality. Earth 32, where newsweak recorded red queen's victory.

henry

A diversion from our Chicago friend, Irish guy finds old church manuscript in bog.

The manuscript ties the Irish church to Egypt.

lyle

My memory of Last Bottle recommendation was that it came from BoE, cm. It's becoming my fave online wine purveyor. Garagiste's shipping procedure is too slow and cumbersome. Last Bottle ships right away with a cooling block in warm weather.

Buckeye

Better looking than Carla Bruni? Unpossible. :)

For a short time in high school I dated the daughter of Lithuanian immigrants. 5'10", blonde, blue-eyed goddess.

She was far better looking than Carla, trust me Beasts.

I went off to college and she went off to NYC to model for Wilhelmina Cooper.

Went to visit her once, she was running around with Robin Williams, and I was clearly kicked to the curb.

Alas, story of my life:)

dublindave

"Filibuster?
Weren't the dems lamenting just yesterday that they shouldn't have changed the rules which now allows Trump to run the table?
Karma she's a bitch"

She sure is. How's that Republican DHS bill comin along?

Now, would that be the karma you're talking about....or...is there some other kind of karma?


I thought you guys loved the filibuster? You sure seemed like you loved it for the last 8 years. We LIBS thought, you know...heck...if you can't beat 'em join 'em.

So, progressives are on board for a full 4 year onslaught of filibustering everything that fucking moves. If it's a bill that's going to save the United States from being hit with a meteor.....we will filibuster that shit!!!!!

We're going to filibuster you into fucking oblivion, day in, day out, week in week out month after month, year after year et cetera et cetera hahahahahahaahahahahahahahahahahaah.


Unless of course you deal with us, which would suggest that government, the big beautiful federal government is going to start functioning again the way that it should. Deals, handshakes, meetings in dark smokey rooms at 3 in the morning.


It's kind of weird but...... sometimes when you lose you actually win.

Oh you'll get your tax breaks, you'll get a whole bag of goodies, trust me, you won the election.

But Democrats plan to eat at the trough too because Trump likes to make deals. And in a weird ironic way dems are going to get a lot more with a republican President than they would with Hillary Clinton in the office dealing with an angry Republican party.

And all because of the filibuster.

lyle

Woah.

All the $40+ million guys I know are married to their same gals of 40 years, not some gal their daughter's age. But good for Munchkin...

lyle

I see wee Davey has supplemented his daily booze intake with some peyote.

Truthbetold5

Duddave

Tell everyone what a well known fact it is in your circles that the Podestas are pedophiles.

henry

Lyle, I think he had the brown acid.

Theo

The recount is an ex parrot. And Rodham knows it.

https://apnews.com/10e8e3bb1d544ab6ac96ff6b1abb134e/Clinton-team-sees-recount-effort-as-waste-of-resources

common man

No way Double Douchebag survives on the pittance he gets from Soros. Its a bath salts hallucination, nothing more. But wait until the defunding of fav prog programs begin in earnest. Someone stash the prediction of Dems eating at the trough for later. Well unless scratching like a chicken for a few kernels, scraps and animal waste is defined as eating at the trough...

Beasts of England

You shoulda been funnier, Buckeye!! ;)

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Preet Bhahara, NY federal prosecutor, seen entering Trump Tower elevator. Declined to answer questions.

James D

I think this qualifies for "hear the lamentation of their women"

http://www.newsweek.com/hillary-clinton-wins-election-alternate-universe-524623

Beasts of England

DuDa is adding his own stages to Kübler-Ross...

Truthbetold5


More Art After School at Comet Ping Pong

http://kidfriendlydc.com/2012/01/14/more-art-after-school-at-comet-ping-pong/

common man

And its now a Watch not a Warning. Someone hit the panic button a little early. Could still happen but no need to shelter in place...

Beastie boy, then thank you. I drank Australian Cab Sav last evening at $12/ bottle and have other tasty reds stashed away in the wine room and wine cooler for later.

buccr morgan.

Yes that's the one, earth 32, an oblique reference to the flash episode.

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