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February 06, 2017

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henry

Or it could be typical NYT fake news based on innuendo so thin even these hacks were hesitant about it.

King Cannot.

So taken with the power of narrative they believe it will stop the tide.

buccaneer morgan

One always knew that Jarret had a higher rank than say emmanuel, has josh finished beclowning himself

buccaneer morgan

The parallel is inexact, bannon diesnt have covert experience (as far as we know) by CD Jackson in the Eisenhower era, he was media and psychological operation

buccaneer morgan

His name is a killing word, Kim like mua'dib.

buccaneer morgan

If one wants to understand the mental

Www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/02/05/quartz-steve-bannon-really-wants

buccaneer morgan

Or hari seldon, they should learn from the master not Mock him.

buccaneer morgan

This game of telephone is quite trying.

buccaneer morgan

If needs must, consult Adam liptak on missing the nut

buccaneer morgan

He's like a cross between trump and guiliani

https://panampost.com/sabrina-martin/2017/02/01/argentine-congressman-demands-macri-build-border-wall-bolivia/

buccaneer morgan

Whenever possible, quote the bug eating guy:

abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/trump-foes-democratic-gains-remain-elusive-2018-45281488

Beasts of England

Happy Birthday, JiB!!

Appalled

I have been trying to judge Trump on what he does, not all the distracting noise around him. Kind of hard to make him out if he does not know what he is doing.

Really, though, the safest thing to assume Tom is neither you and I are the audience, and the Donald, like a good media figure, really knows his audience.

Captain Hate on the iPhone

The Slimes is upset that Trump might be playing them and don't know how to effectively deal with it.

the generalisticly deplorable rich

happy birthday JiB.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Well, lets go to the source. (I posted this entire thing 2 threads back, but now it seems more pertinent:

weets & replies Media

Donald J. Trump ‏@realDonaldTrump 4m4 minutes ago

The failing @nytimes writes total fiction concerning me. They have gotten it wrong for two years, and now are making up stories & sources!

===========================================

He's not the first one they've done it to, but the only one I have ever seen who has fought back.

My example goes back to the Jeffords Jump, early in George Bush's administration. The Times ran a piece on how Bush was going to drop the dairy subsidy, which is very important in Vermont. Jeffords, of course, switched parties and it caused Bush a lot of problems, since the Senate was so close.

Aside from the fact that I think Bill kristol engineered that, the point I am making today was that a few years later Rove or Fleiischer (can't remember which) was being interviewed and he said they were mystified by this story, as no one in the White House had even brought it up. They interviewed a lot of people both in the White house and Agriculture and could find no one who thought that removing the dairy subsidy was a good policy at that time.

When I heard that, I was gobsmacked that they didn't realize that it was a deliberate lie, inserted in the paper with the intent to upset Jeffords, who was not exactly a sharp knife and would have gotten easily spooked.

Since then, I always treat their stories with unnamed sources as being lies or misinformation put out by someone with an axe to grind.

---------------------------------------------

To further ad to this, I read a LOT of stuff like Breitbart, Infowars, etc. as well as mainstream press. The only big articles I have seen on Bannon was one informative piece in the Wall Street Journal a couple of months ago, and the hit piece that makes him the cover of Time this week.

I find the very premise of this article false, as well as all of the "insider color" they inject. As far as I am concerned, the Times is attempting to sow division within the White House.

It isn't going to happen. Trump has a real skill in putting together teams that are loyal not only to him but to each other. ANyone who doesn't realize this is going to be puzzled at the ineffectiveness of this type of attack.

All you have to do is look at how fiercly Priebus, Pence, Spicer and Conway defend him and each other.

Failing New York Times is exactly right: failing in their attemps to undermine Trump, failing in their coverage, failing financially.

Oh, and as a side issue, that reporter's effort to duck responsibility for his story hints is cowardly, which fits right in with the Pajama Boy mentality of the paper.

James D

TM, with all due respect, why are you quoting lying shitbags (that's the politest description I can come up with for them) like Josh Marshall and Kevin Drum and Daniel Drezner, or granting them any credibility whatsoever, when they have all demonstrated repeatedly and beyond all question that they have none?

the generalisticly deplorable rich

I'm trying to work up the outrage for this article. Can read it but don't understand a word of it.

Here are some other bits ripped from the headlines of the gray nag

New York Times:
After 2 Weeks, Trump's Bungles Have Aides Rethinking Strategy

New York Times:
The President Has Much Power Over Immigration, but How Much?

New York Times:
Executive Power Run Amok (really Mr.Yoo?)

Another Bob

100% of the Times story is unsourced, and they seemingly make a point of depicting everyone in a bad light.

Is there really any good reason why we bother trying to read the entrails that Thrush and Haberman tossed on the floor?

This is garbage.

Another Bob

And I thought our esteemed host was better than this to even take it this seriously.

Rocco

Brady takes a shot at Goodell

Roger That!

And the reaction Goodell received from the fans in Houston made my day!

Rocco

Happy Birthday JiB

the generalisticly deplorable rich

he ought to just retire at this point and the nfl could make brady commissioner

the generalisticly deplorable rich

amd I don't recall the outrage when people like Jarrett and Rhodes were haunting the west wing like Hamlet's ghost

didn't they sell the iran deal to the media using corrupt and dishonest measures and the stupid party just went along with it?

the generalisticly deplorable rich

probably more important than the attention it will receive

http://freebeacon.com/national-security/senator-u-s-falling-behind-russia-arctic-region/

JimNorCal

Col Allen West on the Super Bowl.
"... I joked with my daughter Aubrey before the game started that New England would win because during the National Anthem the cameras showed Tom Brady visibly singing, Matt Ryan (of my hometown Atlanta Falcons) didn't. ..."

Old Lurker

Rich...I thought Obama and Trudeau agreed that the Arctic is a no-go zone for our side?

the generalisticly deplorable rich

>>>Russia requires permits for any ships navigating along the Northern Sea Route despite the U.S. objection that the rule violates international law.<<<

Russia made this claim soon after the US canceled the last of the USGS Arctic Survey and withdrew from the area. Russia sent a submersible to the bottom of the Arctic Ocean (at least once) and planted a flag, then claimed it as part of their OCS and economic zone.

jimmyk

"Brady takes a shot at Goodell"

Goodell is investigating whether Edelman's gloves were legal.

jimmyk

Just kidding with that 12:36.

I think.

buccaneer morgan

Uh Steve

Yes Mr. President.

So this executive order, they're going nuts

Its only the seven countries designated by the law, Obama signed last year right

It falls far short of the ban I promised in the campaign

Yes sir

So why have they driven crazy

With respect, its a short trip for them.

the generalisticly deplorable rich

>>>Rich...I thought Obama and Trudeau agreed that the Arctic is a no-go zone for our side?

Posted by: Old Lurker | February 06, 2017 at 12:35 PM<<<

I've probably made a mountain out of a molehill Old Lurker and I think you are right that Zippy and Zoolander might have made an agreement, but the Russians didn't and don't care. They use their assets in the area to support oil development. When some pirates attempted to hijack an oil rig, the Russians sent in an Arctic marine force to capture the pirates (iirc it was in the 13-14 timeframe). The oil development is a nice cover for military and dual use development. American Thinker had a piece when Obama cancelled the remaining work on the Arctic Survey (think it was early 09 and they were exploring in the Canada and Greenland sectors).

TEH WATCHER

Gird thy loins if Bannon purloins the limelight.

Has anyone ever seen either in raucous laughter?

Megalomaniacs are generally sullen creatures of anti-bliss.

Didn't I tell you court would require briefs before an emergency stay?

Glad to help.

Sandy --First 100-- Daze

For Miss M:

16 Nov 16: This Is How Steve Bannon Sees The Entire World

3 Feb 17: A Bannon Apologia

Greenpiss, as some call them.

Those 'pirates' were Greenpeace, rich, and they haven't messed with Putin since.

Clarice Feldman

Just as I thank CH for watching the Sunday morning garbage so I don't have to--I thank ™ for paying attention to the NYT so when my husband brings it home after work--I can go right to the crossword puzzle without bothering with the rest of it.

buccaneer morgan

That section above, is how I expected the dialogue to have gone.

The aclu brief seems to follow the template suggested by spire, the appeal to authority from alright, avril '50 shades' Haines and mike 'talking point' Morrell were less impressive.

TEH WATCHER

O'Reilly thinks he's a walking encyclyopedia, but I say encyclical. He's a non practicing freemason and as to his vast expertise...Bannons a jack of all trades:master of none.

James D

Clarice, just get the NYT crossword app. $40 a year, and you don't need to bother with the all the other garbage in the paper.

Plus, it keeps daily stats on how many puzzles you complete, times by day, etc.

henry

Crossword puzzle stats? big data is out of control.

lyle

just get the NYT crossword app

Never! Not for this ink-stained crossword puzzle junkie. ;)

TEH WATCHER

Any more Iranian epidemiologists to fill the Muslim Ban Van?

lyle

Seen at Insty:

Nate Silver has a model. Nate Cohen has a model. Tom Brady has Gisele Bundchen
jimmyk

What the hell happened to John Yoo? Maybe he was never all that, but he seemed to have some courage at some point. Now he's devolved into Trump-bashing, and in a peculiarly inept fashion, to the point that even Ponnuru is baffled:


Ramesh Ponnuru Verified account
‏@RameshPonnuru

Yoo "takes aim at several of Trump’s high-profile executive orders" followed by a list of 3. 2 don't exist, 1"falls within the law"

https://twitter.com/RameshPonnuru/status/828665802970771457

TEH WATCHER

Really. It's been an exciting fortnight of Donald "pull it out of your ass" Trump.

It's only just begun.

Janet ~ an obnoxious Trump supporter

Breitbart's question is appropriate for many MFM outrage articles - "So?".

lyle

http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2017/02/04/bay-area-conservatives-host-secret-meetups-fearing-for-their-safety/

Derwill to the white courtesy phone...

jimmyk

And I can't believe the number of supposedly educated morons who ridicule Trump's complaint and defend Robart's order by "checks and balances," as if that justifies anything any judge does to overrule another branch. It's actually the opposite of "checks and balances."

buccaneer morgan

Not really surprising if you read slims bozos and Rupert's you wouldn't know there is an actual law underlying the order, frantzMan is just crimethink that cannot be admitted.

PD

Roger That!

Perhaps Goodell will fine Brady for excessive celebration.

Clarice Feldman

It says Ponnuru's acct at twitter has been suspended, jimmyk.

Clarice Feldman

well, now I see it--strange.

Rocco

"Is very strange. I have been in the revenge business so long, now that it’s over, I don’t know what to do with the rest of my life. " – Inigo Montoya, “The Princess Bride”

Stolen from Barstool

rse

https://pjmedia.com/rogerkimball/2017/02/06/judge-robarts-black-humor/ is right on the money.

James D

You know what the next line after that one is, Rocco...

"Have you ever considered piracy?"

buccaneer morgan

If it want for an esquire piece on you, written by John richardson (his father was the station chief removed to allow the diem coup) you wouldn't know that you took excruciating care in
Crafting his olc opinions, that detail never travelled

Porchlight

Hi all, was out of pocket yesterday at our friends' house (New England fans - we had a New England themed down east dinner).

How about that game, huh?

Brexit, Cubs, Trump, Patriots. Libs BTFO over and over again in nearly exactly the same way. It is glorious.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Clarice,

There's lots of shady stuff being pulled by Twitter. I already have and account at Gab (gab.ai) and will switch whenever Trump makes the move.

I assume Bannon is aware of the throttling and sorting of replies so that all negative comments goo tot he top.

I think also they did something questionable about paid advertising during the campaign, but I can't remember what it was.

Reddit people are prepared to migrate to Vpat if they shut down The_Donald. I got that gab account for the exact same reason.

Funny how social media, which was supposed to be a place where you shared pictures and traded funny quips has become a field of battle.

buccaneer morgan

Thrush and haberman are the acme products public relations group explaining why their whole line of equipment is so often trashed

Porchlight

Col Allen West on the Super Bowl.
"... I joked with my daughter Aubrey

Would it be too much to hope that Col. West's daughter is named for the great Lucky Jack?

Miss Marple the Deplorable

The site is Voat, not Vpot.

As far as the rest of my typos, consider them similar to narciso's code.

:-)

Cam Newton

I want to be first to say that the Falcons don't even make it into the playoffs next year.

henry

Cam... almost as famous as Fig. (not really)

TEH WATCHER

Oh yeah.

That Judicial Branch is as troublesome as Muzzies wanting a lawyer.

Sandy --First 100-- Daze

LIVE STREAM: President Donald Trump Delivers Remarks at MacDill Air Force Base US Central Command


M A G A

Clarice Feldman

http://edition.cnn.com/2017/02/04/politics/democrats-working-class-messaging-trump/

jimmyk

It says Ponnuru's acct at twitter has been suspended

Really? I'm not seeing any sign of that. Maybe it's been lifted already?

https://twitter.com/RameshPonnuru

Twitter needs to do something about the fact that the SJW/Antifa crowd can flood anyone they don't like with "inappropriate" clicks and apparently trigger a suspension. Of course they may figure that's a feature not a bug.

Buckeye

As far as the rest of my typos, consider them similar to narciso's code.

narciso's are in a league all by themselves:)

Far more challenging than Clarice's NYT crossword puzzles!

DebinNC

CNN v. Trump hatchets up. Hope Spicer replaces CNN's front row-left seat with revolving journos from red states and offers Jim Acosta a standing room only spot in the back among the photographers who'll hopefully elbow him upside his swollen head frequently.

Captain Hate

http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/02/05/cbs-poll-two-thirds-of-democrats-say-islam-christianity-equally-violent/

TEH WATCHER


"I will nevah evah let you down"

How many ways can one interpret his sweeping generalizations? We could expect chaos from the demolition, but what about safety concerns for those in the blast radius?

His reckless style is much of the problem.

James D

Twitter needs to do something about the fact that the SJW/Antifa crowd can flood anyone they don't like with "inappropriate" clicks and apparently trigger a suspension. Of course they may figure that's a feature not a bug.

No reason we can't do the same. I've started doing that with ads on FB, and I'm probably going to move on to reporting frothing-at-the-mouth prog postings, too.

Porchlight

Trump's remarks at MacDill. Fantastic, and extra awesome hearing those cheers.

https://youtu.be/bDIMl4rfKY4

KevlarKid

" is right on the money."

Hear! Hear!

Buckeye

http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/02/05/cbs-poll-two-thirds-of-democrats-say-islam-christianity-equally-violent/

My history books say the Crusades ended about 700 years ago.

TEH WATCHER

Any remarkable specifics, or standard bloviation, Porch?

cheerleader

Thank Sandy, I would have missed his remarks at McDill unless you had posted the link. For some reason I like hearing him live better a lot better than listening to talks that previously aired.

Rocco

Inconceivable!

TEH WATCHER

I just wanted to know what turns your crank.

Is it substance or rhetoric that moves you?

lyle

http://twitchy.com/gregp-3534/2017/02/05/super-fail-audi-accidentally-debunked-their-dumb-super-bowl-ad-on-pay-equality/

Here's the link that Insty posted on Sat that superbly takes down the [redacted] Audi ad:

http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2017/02/real-message-behind-audis-super-bowl-ad-isnt-exactly-uplifting-one/

KevlarKid

"
I want to be first to say that the Falcons don't even make it into the playoffs next year." =='Cam Newton'

To the real Cam Newton, I'd say this: 3 reasons why they will make it to the playoffs-----> 1) Draft crop is deep at Defensive Back;

2) Dan Quinn is not Ron Rivera (Panthers coach)and will emerge as one of the NFL's elite coaches *because* of this very bitter defeat (this kind of loss tends to make champions out of championship material);

3)Matt Ryan is not a childish, spoiled pink pussy hat like the Panthers' QB who is afraid to reach in for a fumbled football when it mattered.

DebinNC

Doesn't surprise me that 2/3 of Dems might be unfamiliar with the New Testament.

maryrose

I also think the Falcons will be back next year
Cleveland Browns want Grappolo.

JimNorCal

"Would it be too much to hope that Col. West's daughter is named for the great Lucky Jack?"

Hard to know. Col West was more land based than Capt/Adm Aubrey. :)
But the other daughter is Austen so there may be a Brit Lit theme going on.

jimmyk

Note to "Judge" Robart:

http://www.sessions.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/2016/6/at-least-580-individuals-convicted-in-terror-cases-since-9-11-at-least-380-are-foreign-born

Old Lurker

Lyle 2:08...imagine how much RSE could add to that Audi Ad analysis.

James D

I think that'd be a terrible mistake if they do go after Grappolo, maryrose.

Paying big money for a career backup who had 2-3 good games playing in relief has a very poor track record.

lyle

I read that truthaboutcars link three or four times because I found it really fascinating and spot on. I'd love to get rse's take on it...assuming I could understand it... ;)

Buckeye

I think the Audi ad is a feeble attempt to distract from Volkswagen-Audi Groups serious public relations issue over their diesel emissions fiasco.

I own a VAG vehicle, built in Germany. Their eastern European supply chain has ruined what used to be a decent reputation for quality.

Has been a real disappointment. Lots of poor design issues, but mostly inferior material quality leading to lots of small parts durability issues. Wheel bearings, CV joints, ball joints, intake manifold, ABS controller, just to name a few. Has less than 80K miles.

Total POS.

The Lexus we just replaced with another went 115K miles without a single failure.

Not much better at BMW and M-B. Number of off-lease vehicles clogging their used car lots is becoming a serious issue.

DebinNC

Loved the Hyundai SB ad at the Trump at MacDill link. Hyundai completely remade itself in recent years to now being a roaring success.

FWIW: Colleges with the most current NFL players. Several ties and some surprises to me like Oregon but, happily, no Sandusky State. RG would like seeing his Gators at #5.

lyle

This was my favorite bit from that link:

Ah, here’s Dad, the “Mary Sue” of Audi customers. The tallest person in the crowd — tall means rich — and effortlessly handsome, dressed in the exercise mufti of the NorCal leisure set. Note that he’s surrounded by black people, who are shorter and smaller than him. As we’ll see, there are no black kids in this race. The African-Americans are just here to play a supporting role. It’s fabulously, hilariously racist, but it’s only visible for a moment, just enough to reconfirm your subliminal perceptions.

I'd also note that "dad" is vaguely middle-easternish looking as well, would you not agree?

Old Lurker

You will enjoy this, I promise:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=reuJ8yVCgSM&sns=em

lyle

And of course, this:

Which she does, and now we return to the dad. In yet another brilliantly subtle bit of shot selection, the black “allies” around him have disappeared. Did they get bored? Instead, we have a hillbilly dad: baseball cap, ringer-style T-shirt, gritty poor-folks face like “Rowdy” in Days of Thunder. And boy, is he pissed. He takes his hat off and makes an angry motion. He must be the white-trash dad of one, or more, of the fat white-trash kids with their football war paint. It’s a short but massively effective shot. The good white people win, the bad white people lose.

Natch.

buccaneer morgan

In the neither here nor there category, I went to college with one of those on the aclu brief

lurkersusie

Looks like it will be a few more days until Sessions becomes
attorney general.

CSPAN‏ @cspan
Sen. @PattyMurray on #BetsyDeVos nomination: "Democrats will hold the floor for the next 24 hours until the final vote..."
0:35

Thomas Collins

I didn't see one ad, and I didn't see Lady Gaga. I was at a Super Bowl party. At a break in the action, I ambled over to the food/refreshment line. At halftime, I took a walk. The people I sat with are fans, so when the game was on, it was game watching, not chatting about this or that. I had a great time. And if I decide to subject myself to the ads or Lady Gaga, there is always YouTube.

buccaneer morgan

Correction the law professors amicus, it doesn't include any of the annoying talking heads one usually sees, is the administrative procedures act so dispositive.

James D

"Democrats will hold the floor for the next 24 hours until the final vote..."

How does that work, exactly?

Beasts of England

Congrats, Thomas Collins!! Never a doubt, amirite? ;)

jimmyk

Sultanknish posted a list of virtue-signaling companies that we should avoid:

http://www.frontpagemag.com/point/265721/these-are-companies-fighting-president-trumps-daniel-greenfield

It's long. Maybe easier to post a list of companies that support keeping America safe.
I suggested to him that a list of alternatives would be helpful: Via for Uber/Lyft, etc. Surprising that Apple isn't on the list, maybe they're an alternative to MS.

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