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December 22, 2016


Captain Hate

The MFM goes full Costanza every time it talks about guns or firearms.

buccaneer morgan

they've gone all officer krupke, is this fishwrap good for anything, rhetorical.

buccaneer morgan

just like the most real look at the banlieu situation was that film where Travolta got his car citroened, but the preferred narrative was like one in a recent james Patterson ghosted, where the villains were actually French military doing a manson false flag.

Cecil Turner

Glenn has a good one up at USA Today:

Slouching toward World War III: Glenn Reynolds
Abandoning the helm and allowing Putin to have his way, Obama has turned the Cold War clock back.
The best parts quote the National Interest (and this relating to the Syrian red-line deal, is actually a sub-link) :
This is crucially important because we have risked sending a message to our allies from Seoul to Warsaw and beyond that our commitments are based on political expediency and short-term public opinion rather than principle. Who can blame uncertain governments around the world if they now conclude that Moscow, not Washington, is the reliable and trustworthy partner?
Understated of course. We sent the message loud and clear, reinforced by the Monty Python "run away" strategy in Iraq.



Man Tran

A follow up on the healthcare issue from the last thread. My Marine bud was at the top of the California healthcare food chain for the last couple of decades (hates 0-care) and says the cross state lines issue is a red herring. You could not go on line and buy a policy in Nebraska like you could for your car. The STATES have munched up the process so thoroughly that you have to create a separate operation in each state that precludes any efficiencies of scale at the national level. I'm paraphrasing, but it is essentially creating parallel infrastructure like hospitals, etc. You can't whip out your health card like checking into a hotel.

I think the idea that the Feds could mandate you flashing you out of state health card and be accepted is what's not possible because of the state bureaucracies.


Man Tran, it is depressing that the answer to too much state regulation is ever more federal regulation on top. The feds could declare health care a national market (what the commerce clause was written for) and vacate the state regulators all at once. But that is impossible to the usual suspects.


Schooled on Benghazi and Pizzagate, Trump team is heavy on conspiracy theorists

buccaneer morgan

if you're going spam, with nasty Bezos fishgut,


the cross state lines issue is a red herring

In New York State, the Legislature mandates extra coverage. If you are allowed to buy across state lines, companies would have to a) follow NYS rules, or b) be allowed not to follow those mandates.

Not sure how you work your way through that.


Ultimately the left is against an armed populous because as in that article... if the gangs can be repulsed when trying to takeover the streets, the left can be as well.


Stein gets his day in court. But the judges seem a bit biased.


I have coverage written by BCBS for a Kansas employer while living in Ohio.

Claims get managed by local BCBS insurer on their behalf, so good news is it is seamless and trouble free.

Bad news is that it is the same shitty coverage I would have in Kansas.

Seems like these mechanisms could work for private individual policies?

And he is a fraud.

Three years, henry. As Mark says, the punishment is the process.

Mann's a public figure.

buccaneer morgan

I thought the truth was a defense to libel, the climategate documents, Shirley I'm being serious,

matt, deplore me if you must

Under Covered California our premiums have risen 300% since 2011 while coverage has deteriorated an estimated 30%. having just gone through the enrollment process I can say that it is virtually incomprehensible.

They took a fairly straightforward process with rising costs and turned it into a byzantine nightmare that is leaving families and children truly screwed.

We could have put 11 million people on medicare and have been done with it for a few hundred millions of dollars, but noooooo, Obama wanted to socialize medicine.


There is a lot of chatter about ISIS encouraging attacks on churches this Christmas.

Would it make me a bad person if I packed for Christmas Eve service?

James D

Henry @ 11:28

Also, citizens who can protect themselves and don't need the police to do it, might start to wonder what else they could do for themselves without a need for the government to do it for them.

Can't have that...

buccaneer morgan

he's with the sharks and the jets


"Would it make me a bad person if I packed for Christmas Eve service?"

Why? Guns are tools. No different than carrying a hammer.

But I'm sure you know this...

Frau Steingehirn

Thanks, narciso, for the links on your blog.

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

--So incidents with undesirable outcomes are more likely than incidents of effective self-defense....--

Not true as John Lott, among others, has proven over and over.
They have tried repeatedly to debunk his statistics and findings but have been unable to honestly so they claim they did anyway and then call him some names just as they do with any inconvenient honest researcher like Mark Regnerus in the homosexual parenting field.



buccaneer morgan

thanks frau


Not sure how you work your way through that.

sbw, I think most of these insurance companies already cross state lines, with policies adapted to each state. That's true of other kinds of financial and insurance products as well (mortgage regulations differ by state). What this would allow is more companies to enter new states, provided they can come up with conforming policies. I don't think it's that hard, but it may not be the great savior in terms of competition that it is made out to be.


under ERISA or something along those lines a multistate employer could offer a single policy across state lines. Fed law over state regs. Simple matter to say states can suck on their regs as far as out of state insurance products are concerned.


plus a find from our Chtown lurking unit: Rahm bragging about eliminating retiree health care.


My gut tells me that the reason insurance is expensive is not the lack of competition, it's the regulations, mandates, and now the "no exclusions for preexisting conditions" requirements. One way to compete is through variety (high deductible plans, for example), but that is squelched by 404Care.

Old Lurker

Seems to me there are two big problems crossing state lines:

Each state has its own list of mandated coverages. MD probably requires paying for a sex change then a change back when you change your mind for $1. WY probably doesn't but the guy down the street is probably willing to shoot your wee wee off if that's what you want.

Then an insurance carrier in a region tends to make pricing deals with providers and hospitals in that region, then that schedule of known costs gets factored into the premium it needs to charge. That leads to "out of network" extra charges but I doubt that mechanism works well ten states away.

art in newport

If everyone is covered, there are no 'pre-existing' conditions.

Dylann Roof

"Would it make me a bad person if I packed for Christmas Eve service?"

That is a very bad idea. Don't do it.

pagar, a bacon, ham and sausage supporter

More against the fraud.

pagar, a bacon, ham and sausage supporter

Isn't Rahm the one who wants retirees eliminated to cut health costs?

Old Lurker

If I could be god for a day, I would require every county to reopen its old "County General Hospital" which would have to provide some treatment to uninsured patients. I assume it would quickly become comparable to hospitals in Britain or the worst of our VA's.

Then the rest of the entire medical industry would be an unregulated, free market, pay retail as you go system. Insurance companies could sell whatever sort of policies it can sell which people might buy. If an employer decides to provide an insurance policy to its employees, fine, but that gets scored & taxed as income on the employee's tax return.


Isn't Rahm the one who wants retirees eliminated to cut health costs?

It was his brother Zeke, but Rahm will be on board until he approaches 75, which I beleive was the age Zeke "Mengele" thinks is "old enough".


As usual, lots of details of the Jet Blue/Ivanka episode are in the Daily Mail - including photos of the two "husbands".

Try to guess the 2 professions of these "kind gentlemen" who decided, as it is Christmas, to harass a mother and her 3 children:

a) college professor
b) lawyer
c) farmer
d) factory worker
e) miner

Scroll down for answer
If you guessed A and B - BINGO - (wasn't that a hard quiz?)


Ha ha!

Mark Dice ‏@MarkDice 1h1 hour ago
Hey @brianstelter Is CNN going to go with the headline "Ivanka Trump ruins gay couple's Christmas" or "Ivanka Trump the Grinch." ???

55 replies 193 retweets 450 likes

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Sodomites are acting hypocritically with all this butthurt over the election of Donald Trump.

Captain Hate

Tammy responds to Mooch:


I watched Tammy on Tucker's show last night. Very impressive.


Hope the screamer gets sued. He id'd Ivanka to all those on board, making her and her children a target for anyone who heard his rant.

Dave (in MA)

Thugs are naming themselves after Get Smart bad guys now?

Miss Marple the Deplorable

I am very tired of these terrible people. How could you do that to someone? Even if I saw Chelsea Clinton (a known criminal and diverter of charitable funds) I wouldn't go up at harrass her and her children!

No class.

Dave (in MA)

I wonder if the screaming nancy-boy realizes that there was only one candidate this year who campaigned for president with a stated opposition to gay marriage, and that candidate's daughter was not on that plane.


That credentialed nutjob saw a college age kid walk out of a local store wearing an old "Reagan-Bush" t-shirt and called that "hate speech". I just hope these crazies fly from NYC to FL with so stops in between ever.

Dave (in MA)

Insty, "Keep this up and Trump will carry all 57 states next time."

Old Lurker

I think Trump punked them again.

But for this A*hole making it obvious that libs are all a**holes just like got PR of Ivanka and kids on JETBLUE! just like all the other normal families out there.

Seems like a two-fer to me.


OL, compare to Mooch & entourage

Jack is Back!

You know there is bike rider in Crawford, Texas who must be sighing relief that from now on, it's Trump's fault.


I think it was MM who mentioned above the Tucker interview of Stephen Cohen, expert on Russia. I highly recommend another interview he did last night with John Batchelor. The podcast is here

Scroll down on the right under Podcasts to "Tales of the New Cold War" which talks of the establishment trying to prevent Trump's detente with Russia. He thinks this situation is very, very serious.


THe lefty global warming nuts should be sticking up for Ivanka.

I put this on the last thread.

flying private????? but, warming!

Chelsea Clinton takes private jet 330 miles to environmental event despite her mother Hillary promising to run a 'carbon neutral' campaign

Old Lurker

Cap'n is gonna love this:

"Muslim students at the University of Maryland are asking for prayer rooms to be built in every major campus building as part of a lengthy list of demands to staff. They also want bus shuttle services to local mosques to be laid on by the university and are asking for their names to be kept from President-elect Donald Trump if he creates a nationwide Muslim registry. Their requests were among dozens issued by ´marginalized´ students to the university´s president last month."

Dave (in MA)

Mooch and Flapears took separate jets from DC to LA to go on TV shows in Hollywood a year and a half ago.


If I could be god for a day,

I vote OL for god (or maximum supreme dictator) for a day.

That's exactly the proposal that makes the most sense, which is why it will never happen.


Dems, make Hilligula look good by comparison.

Captain Hate

They can have a prayer room in the homo sodomy den in the basement of Cole. At least one problem will be dealt with.


Re the JetBlue guy: He asked why she's on the plane, not flying private. Maybe he's just concerned for her safety. :)

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Kurt Schlichter

Jingles these bells, liberals!
My new @townhallcom is up!
And it ain't chestnuts that are roasting.

pagar, a bacon, ham and sausage supporter

on a day ending in Y.

"Pakistani Airline Responds To Deadly Crash By Sacrificing Goat on Airport Tarmac "



Arthur Schwartz – ‏@ArthurSchwartz

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Troll.Weekly (In Troll Speak®)

Trolls take self victimization claimed to outside self victimization to perverse heights. It's all you no one else.☠


" got PR of Ivanka and kids on JETBLUE! just like all the other normal families out there"

Any man that harasses a woman and her kids, in any capacity, needs to be held down and have his nose broken.

In the part of Dublin where I'm from 'Parent's concerned' would take you down an alley and put a bullet in your kneecap- and that is not a joke.

The overwhelming majority of folks on the left would never be this scummy(Jesus I hope not...or I'm on the wrong side).

Miss Marple the Deplorable


Thanks for the link to Batchelor's podcast. I will try and listen to that later this evening.

The recklessness of this administration in its dealings with Russia are, I am afraid, driven by influences from Muslim Brotherhood sympathizers and others of nefarious intent.

The last thing those people want is a detente with Russia and a coalition to fight ISIS. In my opinion, if ever there was a need for a purge, it would be towards those MB sympathizers who have burrowed into the government.

pagar, a bacon, ham and sausage supporter

"it would be towards those MB sympathizers who have burrowed into the government."
If we got rid of the MB sympathhizers, wonder how many non-sym.......would be left.
I suspect not many of the current regime.



You are on the wrong side, and what's worse is we don't want you.

Comanche Voter

Ah DuDa most leftist twinks don't get to your part of town. So kneecapping is not on the menu.


Buckeye: "Would it make me a bad person if I packed for Christmas Eve service?"

A gentleman never indicates whether one is or isn’t. BTW, neither does a lady.

Miscreants are left to wonder who is or who isn’t. It leads to better manners.

Jack is Back!

Guns are legal in Ireland? Who knew?

Jack is Back!


Forgot to answer your question about Royal travel in the summers.

I know there is an expression, heard it hundreds of time, but I can't remember it. But you're right, there is a special expression.


SHILLS DO YOUR WORST! all you are doing is confirming PizzaGate and making us more determined - BRAVO!


If we could get CH made dean of Diversity at the U of Md, this problem would be solved.



Is this what you consider good family restaurant fun?

None of the images below are criminal to look at, yet highly suggestive and cannot be simply explained as “out of context,” as the context is quite clear:
(Shirt reads: “I love infants”)
(Contains a very graphic sexual image, which was posted on a supposed “family friendly” business’ Instagram?)


How about you, Jack?

Captain Hate

The new national sport:

Media widely reported Trump met with Barry Switzer, the former University of Oklahoma and Dallas Cowboys coach who has known Trump for decades. But Switzer said he was shopping with his wife and daughter on Fifth Avenue and decided to walk into the Trump Tower lobby after seeing the Naked Cowboy. He had no meeting scheduled.

"All the media people said, 'Coach what are you doing here,'" Switzer said in an interview. "I told them I was here to see the president like everyone else."

Switzer said he instead went upstairs in Trump Tower, bought a coffee at Starbucks and came back downstairs.

"I told the reporters I had a great visit, and that we were going to make the wishbone great again," he said. "I told them I was going to be Secretary of Offense and that Trump knew how to run the ball down the field."

"Then I went back to my hotel and laughed my ass off," he said, still laughing this week. "It went everywhere. Everyone believed it. I had all these calls, but I was just jerking people around."

Captain Hate



Good luck with that pick.

POLITICO Magazine – Verified account ‏@POLITICOMag

“I think we found our 2020 candidate,” said one liberal. “THIS is what it means to be a progressive.”

Jack is Back!


Bill DeBlasio, aka, Mayor Bane? That is the best they can do?

He may not even win reelection as Mayor.

Miss Marple the Deplorable


Good grief! That guy is about as off-putting as Al Gore, if not worse!

Yeah, let's run a near-communist New York mayor who has all sorts of corruption attached to his name!

THAT will get those people in the Heartland to vote democrat!



"Duda,You are on the wrong side, and what's worse is we don't want you"

Couldn't I just clean up......throw me a couple of pratai....sup of water maybe.....I'll wash your car.

Stephanie despicable me

From Susie's link to KS:

Lindsey Graham: A ball gag. Wait, he’s probably already got several, though he sadly never uses them when the urge strikes him to talk to the media about fellow Republicans. So, how about the board game Risk so he can launch as many stupid wars as he likes without getting anybody else’s sons or daughters killed?

Bill Clinton: An electronic subscription to Bootylicious magazine so he can covertly read it on his iPad when Hillary is around, since she’s going to be around a lot. Bill Clinton is, after all, 2016’s biggest loser.

John Podesta: A pen and a pad of writing paper, because “passw0rd” is not a password.

So good I had to post them in the open....

Free James D!

Hey, Porch, I just got your card - thank you!

Your kids are beautiful, by the way.


"Guns are legal in Ireland? Who knew"

Most ex-ra boys drink in the Padraig pearse on Pearse street. If you mention the right name-such and such sent me- and you don't look like a member of the special branch then yeah, you can chose from a fine array of weaponry.

See, that's our 2nd amendment and THAT'S how we like it.


Am I the only guy in the world who thinks that Ivanka Trump is in no way cute or sexy? She looks like a Barbie she'd just lie there a maybe throw out two grunts just for sport.

Angie Dickenson, that was a woman. Sophia Loren, Cluadia cardinal......actual women.


henry - drunk on prog tears

Preet has an investigation or three into DeBlasio. So that makes him as good a pick as Hilligula (or Cuomo).

pagar, a bacon, ham and sausage supporter

IMO, carrying would be a good idea.

:ISIS Releases Holiday Attack List Of U.S. Churches"

deplorable new lurker

I find DD repulsive and cannot, for the life of me, see why any of you here at JOM engage with him. It is beneath anyone here to do that, IMO.


Saw a film last night titled "Sing Street" about a bunch of boys in Dublin mid 80's putting a band together and making cheesy video's. Very well done and entertaining. Harvey Weinstein production.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Jack is Back!

They go after churches in America, no mosque will be safe.


"I find DD repulsive and cannot, for the life of me, see why any of you here at JOM engage with him. It is beneath anyone here to do that, IMO"

You support a party that plans to take access to health care away from 20 million people and direct the savings from that reprehensible attack to the richest one per cent of Americans in the form of tax breaks, so.......Hey pot.

You wanna talk about the legislative rollbacks on clean water and air standards that you support and that will have horrendous health consequences for your kids and their kids and so on?


buccaneer morgan

Mayor daggett the one who hired bane, is like mendeldon's most recent role, he incurs the wrath of Vader for his arrogance and incompetence.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Jim Acosta Verified account

Trump is scheduled to play golf with Tiger Woods tomorrow, we are learning.


"Saw a film last night titled "Sing Street" about a bunch of boys in Dublin mid 80's putting a band together and making cheesy video's"

The best movie set in Ireland has got to be John Ford's "The informer" with Victor Mcglaclen.

buccaneer morgan

Apparently as with the pulse shooter and the one down in that Sydney suburb, ( as opposed to the Melbourne plot today) have a strong worship component.


They go after churches in America, no mosque will be safe.

Completely agree JiB

BTW, MissM knew the answer to my question, "Royal Progression".

Miss Marple the Deplorable


I have a treasure trove of English history embedded in my mind, courtesy of an Anglophile mother and years of reading English history.

True story: I wrote a report titled "The Six Wives of Henry VIII" when I was in the sixth grade.

Ask me just about anything, and I will remember the answer.

buccaneer morgan

So the story they sold the daily caller, was that corker was skipped as secretary of state,
Because he was short, but mostly because of insider trading allegations.


But did your report include all of Henry VIII's affairs?

Probably would have been too racy for 6th grade in the early 60s:)


MM-my middle child once was confused as to how any ten year old who loved to read did not know about Eleanor of Aquitaine. Seriously good tale as you know.

In my defense she was a fluent reader by seven and I quickly discovered that she could read what her sensibilities did not need to read. So off I went to the older libraries that still had a stache of 30 year old historical fiction.

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