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May 09, 2017

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bunky

Uno

James D.

Tax every college/university endowment worth more than, say, $10 million, at 90%.

I don't even care what the money is used for. Convert it all to $100 bills and burn it all in the world's biggest bonfire, for all I care, just take it away from the progs who run the universities and make them bleed.

henry

Very true TM. This while they churn out more PhDs than the market can possibly bear and operate a placement cartel on the select few to be hired (diverse applicants only since circa 1990).

Frau  Sodbrennen

It's the students' parents who get the bill...and the heartburn.

Frau  Sodbrennen

OT - but heartburn related:
"Sci-fi writer William Gibson is writing a novel about Hillary Clinton in which he imagines that she won the presidential election."

Now, that's scarier than SMOD.

henry

He does write fine dystopias Frau.

daddy

Tax every college/university endowment worth more than, say, $10 million, at 90%.

Momma mentioned yesterday that Caltech in April 2016 launched a Campaign to pull in $2 Billion and as of yesterday they had hit $1.39 Billion.

Porchlight

I'm sure Yale and Harvard can afford to pay up but most smaller universities can't.

Graduate student employment is, when done right, win-win. You get experience in the field and a stipend, the university gets your labor (in exchange for letting you in their program, which often is tuition-free for you). You also get a first-hand look at how the sausage is made, and therefore are better able to make good decisions about how you would like to proceed (or not) in your academic career.

If the grad students don't like it, they can quit the program. There are plenty of others who are every bit as qualified who would be happy to take their spots.

Porchlight

And by the way I hold no brief for American higher education. But these graduate students competed for these spots, which are near impossible to get at the Ivies If they didn't know exactly what they were getting into, I have zero sympathy. Starve away.

Porchlight

Sorry for my lack of punctuation.

Last comment: I supervise and work with a number of graduate students who are excellent workers and have made substantial contributions to our organization. We depend on their labor. Their take-home salary is not much, but they do get health benefits and in-state tuition, and they are given high-level tasks which they can then include on their CV. Most have gone on to professional positions with relative ease. Again, win-win.

PD

Trump fires Comey.

hrtshpdbox

I don't even care how it went down, good riddance to bad rubbish.

Porchlight

Finally.

I was hoping Trump was waiting until after the testimony (which he wouldn't have gotten if he had fired Comey right away).

daddy

It's amazing to read MSM Headlines blaring that "Yates was Worried Flynn might be subject to Blackmail," yet the story Rich linked about the IT Awan Brothers gets almost zero coverage at all, except from "The Daily Caller:"
Wasserman Schultz IT Guy Threatened Kidnappings For Cash, Court Docs Say

A former congressional information technology (IT) aide allegedly threatened to have his stepmother’s Pakistani relatives kidnapped if she talked to U.S. law enforcement authorities, according to court documents obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation’s (TheDCNF) Investigative Group.

“Imran Awan threatened that he is very powerful and if I ever call the police again, [he] will … kidnap my family members back in Pakistan,” Awan’s stepmother, Samina Gilani, claimed in the documents filed April 14 in Fairfax County, Va.

If you scroll to the bottom you see a list of the Dems these weasels worked for, many apparently who have not yet fired them:

Congressmen have been loathe to address the Awan situation. Meeks, who employed Hina Alvi, Imran Awan’s wife, claimed the family would not do anything wrong and blamed Islamophobia for the police investigation.

Spokesmen for Democratic Reps. Diana Degette of Colorado; Frederica Wilson of Florida; and Karen Bass, Jackie Speier, Julia Brownley, Pete Aguilar and Ted Lieu of California all refused or ignored requests about what they have done to look for data breaches and whether they have fired the brothers

Yet Flynn's who we're supposed to be worried about.

daddy

Here's the link: TRUMP FIRES FBI DIRECTOR JAMES COMEY

henry

If Comey is gone, then Hillary funder McCarthy is temp head of FBI?

dublindave

Smart move firing Comey. If your top cop is getting closer to definitive proof that you colluded with America's enemies then simply remove your top cop.
I wouldn't be surprised if this order came down from Putin himself who apparently despises Comey on a personal level..

It's smart. I almost can't fault it. Put a puppet in place to stymie the investigation and eventually kill it. One thing you have to admire about Putin is his ability to move chess pieces around to ensure his own survival.

Porchlight

Do you mean McCabe, henry? I guess so. But he'll be next.

daddy

Hope I did this right: http://justoneminute.typepad.com/main/2017/05/the-unions-come-to-campus-stand-back/comments/page/99/#comments

henry

Porch, thanks... I don't trust Ryan's #2 either.

jimmyk

I hear the sound of heads exploding all over the Upper West Side.

Clarice Feldman

trump just fired Comey

henry

I will note per the radio Monday, it appears Sheriff Clarke's security clearance came through for "something in DHS" ... timing should explode more heads

dublindave

President just nominated Roger Stone to head the F.B.I and take over the Russian investigation.

He'll struggle getting confirmed.

Clarice Feldman

Beautifully done--here's the letter:https://scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/18301922_1301596379909996_7023623588328919893_n.jpg?oh=e02711a9fece9093c74c4c0b09de279e&oe=59AEB543

daddy

If only Kill File would offer an option to block all but whitelisted posters.

Posted by: Old Lurker

Sounds like an excellent idea for some IT guy to come up with.

hank in the tank

For DuDa:

Дублин Дэйв, вы специальная часть дерьма. Вы даже не знаете насколько Россия fucking Ирландия на леты или/и здесь вы продукт таких.

jjm

Wonder if HRC will have the nerve to say that even though Comey prevented her from winning the election, Trump shouldn't have fired him!?

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Clarice,

"Best of luck."


LMAO!

henry

Clarice, that letter in short: door, ass, some assembly required.

Captain Hate on the iPhone

Shouldn't the progs love the firing of the #1 reason Curb Dive lost? Get Crusty-Ann to cover this stat.

henry

How long will it take for Fox to resuscitate Shemp?

jimmyk

Yes, the liberal heads are exploding trying to figure out whether they should be happy or sad.

Clarice Feldman

Trump just brought both parties together for drinks and a happy dance.

daddy

Quick question to Legal types. Does a new FBI head have to go thru the Hearings and a Senate Vote etc, or is it simply an appointee?

Clarice Feldman

Yes, FBI director nominated by President and confirmed by the senate.

lyle

That AP link reads like a DNC release.

jjm

CBS is ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE !!! Major Garrett and Scott Pelley just hashed over President Trump's letter a few minutes ago, and Garrett reversed the order and read the second paragraph AS THE FIRST LINES of the president's letter dismissing Comey. In Clarice's link to Trump's letter, I read the proper sequence -- and the tone is wonderful compared to the way Garrett/Pelley tried to portray it.

I keep thinking the media and the left can't surprise me, but they keep revealing their utter base and evil natures.

RattlerGator

Krauthammer is *not* distinguishing himself right now.

henry

Daddy, senate confirmation required

daddy

Thanks, Clarice.

If I'm a Dem, having Mrs McCabe's husband as acting FBI Director I'd start filibustering whoever Trump appoints as soon as Shep Smith quits crying.

daddy

I'll start the bidding---What's Rudi Guilianni been up to lately?

Captain Hate on the iPhone

He'll struggle getting confirmed.

Just like Gorsuch

Porchlight

1. WTF I hate Comey because October 27 2016

2. WTF I love Comey because Trump fired him

Yep, jimmyk, they'll be struggling for a bit. I vote #2 will be the final decision.

dublindave


"Yes, the liberal heads are exploding trying to figure out whether they should be happy or sad"


Wow. 2 whole emotions at once. How will we ever manage?

daddy

Krauthammer is *not* distinguishing himself right now.

RG,

I'm dying for a shot of the concern on David "Lugubrious" Gergen's face, but sadly I'm away from the TV.

dublindave

"Just like Gorsuch"


There's a bit of a difference between a theft and a confirmation.


daddy

A good friend wonders if Trey Gowdy would take the job.

jjm

No, daddy, you don't want to be poisoned looking at stuttering Gergen. I'm still freaking furious and have a stomach ache after watching Pelley and Garrett -- those lying, twisted hypocrites fat faces are hard to take. Gaergens's rosy, bloated face might make you sick.

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

A lot of how the left views Comey depends on his memoirs; The Cry Baby Diaries.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Gov. Mike Huckabee‏Verified account @GovMikeHuckabee

Comey's fired, which means Trump must be one of the few people in DC that the FBI doesn't have something on.

Piety Jones

You guys sure sound mad for winners.

Is there a problem?

Gnashing your teeth is not good.

dublindave

Putin about to make an announcement on his decision to fire Comey soon.

Clarice Feldman

Mad..I'm about to do my happy dance..Thought he was a jerk from the Plame days. Virtue signaling is the only thing he was ever good at..and covering his behind.

Wishbone

Clearly you're happy with a crumb.

But the undercurrent suggests natives restless.

Marlene

Susan Collins on Fox. She says this goes back to last July. She says the Justice Dept. was understaffed until Sessions and his #2 were confirmed,so decisions were delayed. She says the administration has slow walked Trump's appointments. She sounds sensible.
:)

East Bay Jay

'A lot of how the left views Comey depends on his memoirs; The Cry Baby Diaries.'

Iggy,

I find this both amusing and profound. This is why the media is focusing entirely on Trump (AFP link at Drudge even drops in a Nixon reference) and not championing Comey (wrongfully fired or what not). They need to see who he's going to hit hardest in the aftermath - they don't want to elevate somebody that's going to hit the Ds.

henry

Mad? in the Mad Scientist "It's ALIVE" mode of mad insane joy.

Comey tried to lay regicide with his shady Russians dossier crap... except he completely missed killing the king. He's lucky he wasn't tossed in a volcano.

Hambone

"No one and I mean no one, is a bigger crybaby than me."

Trumpty Dumpty.

Marlene

We probably need a drinking game for every time the pundits say Watergate or Nixonian.

henry

play regicide

Hambone

Orgasm over Comey firing?

You really needed that.

Hambone

Jello shots for marylene

daddy

Will Comey's firing be in Season 1 or Season 2 of the Miniseries on Hillary's "Shattered" Campaign?

Marlene

*damn,Collins said the Democrats are slow walking Trump's appointments*

Hambone

CAPTCHA!##

sbw

These scripts just write themselves!

The next nominee for FBI director has to have legal experience and familiarity with Democrats in Congress.

The next nominee has to be . . .

Lindsey Graham!

Captain Hate

There's a bit of a difference between a theft and a confirmation.

That's Justice Gorsuch to you, fuckface. Keep acting like your party's been playing a winning hand for eight years; it's very entertaining.

Do you watch contemporary movies?

Miss Marple the Deplorable


Gary Armstrong‏ @vanityman 15m15 minutes ago

CNN reports that Keith Schiller, Trump's private security guard, hand delivered Trump's letter to #Comey
11 replies 70 retweets 35 likes

Hambone

We can't start cheering

ONE TERM! ONE TERM! ONE TERM!

Until we know he'll make

ONE YEAR! ONE YEAR!

jimmyk

2 whole emotions at once. How will we ever manage?

The left has handled the emotion of Hillary's loss about like a 3-year-old, so yeah, good question.

narciso

I would have kept the iPad torpedo had I known.

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

Could Koskinen possibly be next?

henry

Full firing memo from DOJ #2... mentions "gross mishandling of Clinton email investigation."

Hambone

anyone thinks a new FBI director will come in and the agency will just take over and continue their investigation, as if this had never happened, that's not how it works," Toobin warned. "They will put in a stooge who will shut down this investigation."

henry

A stooge like say Loretta Lynch?

Hambone

Jeffrey Toobin

Hambone

But that's perfectly acceptable behavior for BPD conservative christian without a samaritan's clue.

(Borderline personality disorder)

Hambone

It's not just the venality. It's the rank hypocrisy.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Jeffrey Toobin thinks we operate like the democrats.

GUS

WeeWeeDouchebag was talking about theft.

I hear TheDouchebags Daddy stole his virginity and Douchebag Davey wants it back.

Hambone

GUS!

WHERE'S BEASTIE BOY?

Jane

dudu,

Will you answer my questions? They won't hurt you.

Jane

Poor Schumer sounds like a fool.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

White House passes out Schumer statement of no confidence in Comey!

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C_a4d0UWsAExCC2.jpg

"Hello boyys! I'm back!"

lyle

"Sounds"????

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

Trump appoints acting Surgeon General; lefties go ape shit.
Why do progs hate blacks and women and prefer male doctors to women nurses even when the nurses have PhDs?

Jane

I think it is amazing that Schumer can say this with a straight face.

Michael (fpa Patriot4Freedom)

Is Dana Gilbert Ward, formerly of Phelan, California. . .

*still* stinking up this place?

Time for OGH Mr. Maguire to bring in the heavy-duty insecticides and rat poison for a truly thorough spring cleaning.

lyle

Snake Schumer.

Jane

Oh dear, Schumer just screwed himself.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Tweets, current page. Tweets & replies Media

Gary Armstrong‏ @vanityman 4m4 minutes ago

.@SenJohnMcCain renews call for select committee: "I am disappointed in the President's decision to remove James Comey from office."
0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes

Hambone

Patriot of freedom?

And you use that name with a straight face?

glenda

Today's score: DeepState -999,000,000.

Drain of Swamp + 1

Accountability for all = Confidence in American justice ^

henry

Grassley already has concerns re McCabe (Comey's #2) sent in to McCabe. Now we know (Wikileaks is energized this evening).

Michael (fpa Patriot4Freedom)

Dems are launching the largest propaganda war since Baghdad Bob plied his lies in Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Trump's White House needs to get a strong response out there to counter the barrage of lies coming out from the Dem rats.

Hambone

Heil Hitler!

Jack is Back!!

Trump: Keep them guessing.

Wonder who in the "deep state" is getting nervous about now?

This is only the beginning of the beginning. You build in NYC, you have been in worse situations. Not a new sheriff but a new paradigm.

Wonder who on the other side will figure it out.

Captain Hate

McRINO on schedule like clockwork.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

NBC also reporting Keith Schiller delivered the letter.

Here is a pcture of Schiller, President Trump's personal and long-time security guy:

http://assets.nydailynews.com/polopoly_fs/1.2348706.1441380446!/img/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/article_750/schiller5n-2-web.jpg

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