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July 13, 2017

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Beasts of England

First?

Threadkiller
On Wednesday, the White House said Mr. Trump had switched speeches because of the mass shooting at an Orlando, Fla., nightclub the day before.

Why would the Democrat Whitehouse represent the Republican candidate in 2016?

Must be some sort of misspeak..

Buckeye

Second?

Buckeye

Nope:)

Threadkiller

If you killfile me and BOE, Buckeye, you will be #1.

;-)

Tom Maguire
Why would the Democrat Whitehouse represent the Republican candidate in 2016?

I finally read that as Peter Baker getting a comment from the WH yesterday about last year's campaign. I hope their laughter was polite.

I mean, it's otherwise damn near impossible to find out what Trump actually did talk about on June 13, 2016. Oh, wait...

Threadkiller

Ahhh..

daddy

Last Page for red meat!

Buckeye

If you killfile me and BOE, Buckeye, you will be #1.

;-)

Only time I have been #1 was when my kids were little, and eventually even they figured out the truth :)

common man

This connect the dots game is no fun, and it keeps yielding barely recognizable stick figures and sometimes amorphous blobs of playdough stolen from a DNC daycare facility...

Clarice Feldman

I find when connecting the dots, it's helpful if you first number them to show what you want them to reveal.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Zeke Miller‏Verified account @ZekeJMiller 4m4 minutes ago

WASHINGTON (AP) - US Justice Department charging more than 400 people in health care fraud, opioid scams totaling $1.3 billion.

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

Zeke Miler of Time posts some actual news instead of snark.

Threadkiller

● 1) The Founders exempted themselves for the eligibility requirement due to their seemingly split loyalties that were resolved by a national naturalization act called the Declaration of Independence.

● 50) A dual-citizen who doesn't fit The Founder's eligibility requirements, and wasn't alive during the exemption period, is allowed to have the keys to The Whitehouse.


Ok. 48 dots to fill in..

My guess is that it draws a commie red star.

Beasts of England

lol, TK!!

Threadkiller

for=from

Jack is Back!

tonto,

Will cross post on new thread also.

Grybowski, the CEO of Deepwater, is a slick deal maker out of NYC but I think they are now in Providence. That farm is only 30MW. May be just enough to power Block Island and some of RI but is meaningless.

He has GE behind him. It's their turbines and they think wind is the "green" future while they know that their gas turbines and steam turbines are the real future world-wide. Playing both sides down the middle. Without GE he has nada.

Bad idea to push this to the South Fork. Why not erect them on Plum Island?

Will ask around to friends and see what they know.

 narciso.

Some actual news

https://mobile.twitter.com/ArturoVen85/status/690326348955410432?p=v

Jack is Back!

tonto,

Go to link: http://dwwind.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/2017-SFWF-Info-for-Mariners-web2.pdf

Shows the survey route and Advice to Mariners. Also area of farm location. 90 MW's for East Hampton.

CH2M-Hill are the consultants. I don't know if my old associate is still there but he was CEO and Chair when I left the UK in 2003. Probably unlikely but I'll check and see.

Clarice Feldman

Manage
David Goldman
David Goldman :I stopped caring about what Krauthead had to say a dozen years ago, when he co-authored the Bush 2nd Inaugural -- the dumbest speech ever given by an American president. Russia is a pain in the neck today because Bush wasted $4 trillion and thousands of lives on stupid adventures, as advised by Krauthammer. Russia is responding to the fact -- document by Gen. Flynn -- that the US de facto enabled the rise of Sunni jihadism. That is an existential threat to Russia. We also sponsored the Maidan Square coup, hoping to deprive Russia of its warm-water port. Putin is a bad guy, but he has mainly reacted to our stupidities. Most of what Putin has done, I also would have done in his place.

Clarice Feldman

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2017/07/12/can-it-be-a-crime-to-do-opposition-research-by-asking-foreigners-for-information/?utm_term=.505718e552eb

jimmyk

Listening to Yellen's testimony, had to sit through a 5-minute harangue against banks by Red Squaw. But Yellen seems to be buying in to the Zippy "ATMs cause job losses" theory, saying that the long-term decline in labor force participation has a technological basis.

Also lots of talk about the impact of the opioid crisis on prime-age male participation. Hard to believe that's a big part of the story, compared to all the regulation and high taxes that make employing people barely feasible.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Clarice,

Here is the exchange between Tucker Carlson and Max Boot last night or the night before (not sure which).

I highly recommend watching this. I have avoided the Never Trump crowd pretty much, but it got retweeted this morning andso I watched it. He is totally deranged about Putin.

Boot also was Romney's foreign policy adviser! My gosh, we dodged a bullet in 2012, even though we got Obama. This guy acts like we should go to war with Russia!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpJZh92hsaY

Captain Hate

The hypocrisy of the greens over these stupid wind farms would confuse Orwell.

1. Huge bird kills including endangered species
2. Disruption of fish breeding grounds and the people who make a living from them
3. Irregular power supply
4. Supported by Cuomo but the Lyin of the Senate didn't want it to destroy his and OL's neighbor's view.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

jimmyk,

Blaming the opiod crisis on those weak-willed white guys is just the ticket.

How about when you have chronic pain and you can't afford insurance or a co-pay and you have to get some relief, you buy some black market pain pills and then get hooked. And how about when you are stuck in Appalachia and cannot sell your home and there is no work, you go into dealing pills to make some cash to feed your family?

Jack is Back!

jimmyk,

Go to Open Secrets in a few days and see how much PAC money from Banks and Financial sector has been donated to Red Squaw after that harangue.

common man

They are not greens, they are watermelons. Very ripe watermelons, that is red to the very core...

Jane

Max Boot was last night, and beyond stunning.

Jack is Back!

MM,

Interesting discussion Tucker had with Max Boot.

So, let me see if I get this straight: The reason Trump won was Russia as a threat to our democracy and the reason Obama won in 2012 was he discounted Russia as a threat but Romney did and lost.

The juxtaposition of those two sentiments is just surreal.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Jane,

I found that seriously disturbing. The little bit I saw of Ralph Peters on that clip (as in a review of the "Hitler" thing that group is pushing about Putin) was also scary.

I understand being wary of Putin. No one thinks he will be our bestest friend ever. But for goodness sake, pushing a Cold War-type crisis over unproven interference, is simply nuts. Even if they DID attempt to interfere, not one person has explained HOW they interfered! And Obama felt like telling them "knock it off" was enough, so whatever it seems they did (which again has still not been explained) wasn't enough to do much of anything. Until, of course, Trump won.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

I just muted Julie Banderas and will go back to the news conference at 12:30.

Apparently now they are saying Jared Kushner's digital operation targeted voters with "fake news" (the original fake news, not what it now means) and they had Russian help to do that.

Well, what exactly were voters told that was fake? Was it the rumors about her health? That proved to be somewhat true as seen when she collapsed last September 11. Was it the "pay for play" of the Clinton Foundation?" That is pretty much indisputable, given the uranium sale to the RUSSIANS.

The ONLY thing I can think of that might have been bogus was the human trafficking thing, and that, indeed, could have been Russian agents dropping hints on various sites. However, I don't think that had that much effect on the election because it was such a bizarre story that I didn't even repeat what I had read, because I thought people would think I was crazy.

The entire thing seems to me to be a series of stories based on nothing but innuendo. As I predicted, they are now going after jared Kushner. I hope Tiffany doesn't have a Russian boyfriend at Georgetown.

Bubarooni

"We also sponsored the Maidan Square coup, hoping to deprive Russia of its warm-water port."

BINGO!

Who woulda thought Vlad would ever seek revenge?

That Victoria Nuland is about as sharp as a marble.

narciso

I take a,more nuanced view than goldman, certainly Iraq was amenable to salafis like zarquawi, this is why we should,have been better prepared, Chechnya,was a,similar problem for yeltsin.SalAdin of house of spies probably head of mukharabat section 14, was exactly the problem. Re Ukraine it is Russia's Texas and they wouldn't willingly give it up

Miss Marple the Deplorable

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/13/opinion/the-trump-vision-for-america-abroad.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=opinion-c-col-right-region&region=opinion-c-col-right-region&WT.nav=opinion-c-col-right-region&_r=1

"The Trump Vision for America Abroad" is an op ed written by Gary Cohn and H.R. McMaster.

henry

so did our promised kaboom show up anywhere?

Threadkiller

I was curious about that as well, henry.

Has anyone put a success tracker on the "insider " at The_Donald?

Miss Marple the Deplorable

https://www.wsj.com/articles/introducing-maganomics-1499899298

This is by Mick Mulvaney.Interesting that this economic op-ed and the foreign policy op-ed in the NYT both appeared today.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

henry,

I am waiting until 1PM in order to call fair or foul.

Janet the expert 🚬

Meanwhile Democrats were hiring thugs to attack Americans that dared to attend Trump rallies.

Democrats PAID people to do that.

Setting Americans up & trying to get them in trouble just because they dared to attend a speech of someone running for POTUS.

rse

mm-something I read yesterday, I believe from Finland but with North American consultants including Harvard, MIT, and Western Michigan, talked about the need to get control over the Internet to prevent the dissemination of false information. It brought up the 2016 Presidential elections and Brexit as examples of what can happen without such control.

It was hard not to think it will be ABC or CNN's definition of what is true or false. It makes sense though as an attempt to do to adults what education globally intends to do to the children. Control what gets noticed or ignored and what concepts get used to interpret daily experiences.

Man Tran

Re the Mad Men era and 1974, I visited a railroad for the first time that year. We met with the bestest Chief Engineer of the time, R.M. Brown of the Union Pacific Railroad. Dark paneled offices, shiny suits and ties (even out on the track!), MALE secretaries. At lunchtime, he invites us to his club around the corner. The 3-4 UP guys knocked back two or three stiff drinks while us dweeby researchers sipped on one each and felt wobbly on the way back to the office. Thinking back, those were fat doubles.

Fast forward a decade and working on our first project in Scotland, my British Rail associates and I pop into the nearby pub for a pint and a plowman's special for lunch every day. Fast forward a couple more years and a secretary not working on the track would be fired for going into a pub for tea. I'm sure millions of lives were saved from that.

henry

rse, the left wants it's minitru.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Richard Grenell‏Verified account @RichardGrenell 4m4 minutes ago

President Macron understands the war on terror and what we need to do to defeat radical Islam. We are lucky to have him as an ally.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

THIS guy Sasse again!

Charles V Payne‏Verified account @cvpayne 7m7 minutes ago

Breaking News
@BenSasse uses question to Janet Yellen to suggest @realDonaldTrump rhetoric hurting farmers - Mexico getting corn from others
10 replies 14 retweets 30 likes

Jane

It's a coup MM.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Jane,

I agree. I am to the point I want them all arrested, which is probably why it's a good thing I am not in charge.

narciso

Yes the left is following up where Mark lloyd left off.


https://pjmedia.com/trending/2017/07/12/five-questions-to-ask-about-the-current-trump-kerfuffle/

Porchlight

TM, you're amazing. I can't remember another time with so many posts in so few days. Maybe right around the election.

Ralph L

The Russians can provide money and information but presumably not actual votes.
There's no shortage of the first two without them, so they really can't have much impact at all. The corrupt precincts are already bought.

Ralph L

I can't remember another time with so many posts in so few days.
He all but live blogged the Libby trial. It was hell to keep up on dial up.

Who is Goldman?

 joan

It never seems to matter how flagrant the democrats are in their flouting of rules and laws and behavior. Or the obvious ignorance and indifference of the media as they aid and abet:

https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/kristine-marsh/2017/07/12/mitchell-williams-have-no-idea-dnc-solicited-info-ukraine-help

Porchlight

Re: the rumored kaboom, DOJ charging 400+ people with health fraud crimes may not be "it," but it's still great to see.

Especially for those who are down on Sessions for not doing anything.

Remember, the left in 2009 expected Bush and Cheney to be frogmarched for war crimes "any minute now." It never happened. But Obama's DoJ was quite busy with their agenda nonetheless, sadly for the country.

IOW, it shouldn't be news that much of what is happening will be behind the scenes until it isn't. Trump has said a thousand times that he does not like to telegraph his moves.

Porchlight

He all but live blogged the Libby trial. It was hell to keep up on dial up.

Oh yeah, that. :) I should have said "at least since the election."

I think I've gotten to the point where my general JOM frame of reference is post-Libby, because the Libby era was sort of a category unto its own.

Threadkiller

Limbaugh started with this:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/virginia-politics/gillespies-primary-scare-has-white-house-others-urging-trump-world-hires/2017/07/12/c9e4b8ac-5f3f-11e7-8adc-fea80e32bf47_story.html

Jane (It's a Coup)

MM, What we need is a movement that concentrates entirely on beating the coup. Like the Tea party. With enough people protesting, enough flags flying, it will be enough to get attention and force the left to address it. It will put them on their heels.

Caro if you are reading can you design the flag?
Thanks

DrJ

Who is Goldman?

Spengler, Like Fernandez is Wretchard.

pagar, a bacon, ham and sausage supporter

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/13/nyregion/sheldon-silvers-conviction-is-overturned.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-ipho

Well, Well!

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Some observations so far:

Body language between Trump and Macron seems very friendly.
Trump gave Macron a ride in The Beast on their way to the Invalides.
Trump spoke to the 13 reporters on AF1 for an HOUR.
Melania visited a children's hospital by herself. Mrs. Macron not present (maybe trying to find a better outfit to compete with Melania's red suit by Christian Dior - ha).

Frau  Edith Steingehirn

Clarice's link to (WaPo) Volokh article mentioned Rick Hasen of Irvine CA law school who wants to hang Trump, Jr. for trying to receive "foreign campaign contributions." Since Irwin Chermerinsky is dean of that particular law school, Hasen's BS was not a surprise nor was its appearance in Slate [spit!].
I won't link Slate. For any masochists, the Volokh article does.

Jane (It's a Coup)

Okay I just started the hashtag: #Itsacoup. Please help.

Marlene

MM,I don't think Mrs. Macron can compete with Melania. For some reason,Mrs.Macron reminds me of Camilla,Duchess of Cornwall.

pagar, a bacon, ham and sausage supporter

Insanity reaches new levels.

http://www.cbs46.com/story/35861200/rainbow-crosswalks-in-atlanta-to-cost-nearly-200000

IMO, $50 is way too much!

rich

Jane-

Really? I think we have been mentioning coup ever since November 9th. The Dems and the GOPe will just never accept the results.

>>>The entire thing seems to me to be a series of stories based on nothing but innuendo. As I predicted, they are now going after jared Kushner. I hope Tiffany doesn't have a Russian boyfriend at Georgetown.

Posted by: Miss Marple the Deplorable | July 13, 2017 at 11:16 AM<<<

I remember someone had flagged up a strange dakk web conversation and posted it up on either 4chan or reddit. It showed that the next phase of the coup was to go after the family. narciso-in his steel trap memory- probably remembers the whole thing.

f'in Ben Sassy ...

Jane (It's a Coup)

Time to do something about it rich. A mention won't cut it.

Porchlight

For some reason,Mrs.Macron reminds me of Camilla,Duchess of Cornwall.

Me too, Marlene. At least Camilla and Charles are the same age, though.

Buckeye

I agree. I am to the point I want them all arrested shot, which is probably why it's a damn good thing I am not in charge.

rich

Trump is the easy way. Start shooting them is the hard way.

rich

and dark web is what I meant above.

jimmyk on iPhone

The NYT doubles down on Brooksian food snobbery.

https://althouse.blogspot.com/2017/07/trump-and-macron-will-dine-at-le-jules.html?m=1

daddy on iPad

It brought up the 2016 Presidential elections and Brexit as examples of what can happen without such control...

It was hard not to think it will be ABC or CNN's definition of what is true or false.


RSE, I cannot link but Drudge has up a story of BBC and CBS joining journalistic forces I think to accomplish something like is outlined above.

rse

Since Christian faith implies a commitment to a just society,
our students are not only called to compassionate service and encounter
with the poor and marginalized, but also to wrestle with the work of
justice and advocacy leading to social change.

is from this http://image.jesuits.org/NYKNENPROV/media/Education%20for%20Encounter%20in%20a%20Digital%20Age%20(FINAL%205.9.16).pdf

That's quite a task force in terms of influence. By the way the language about "qualities and characteristics of the Graduate at Graduation" is absolutely what I warned about in my book as Transformational Outcomes Based Education. It explains why there was such a push around the Catholic Curriculum Frameworks and school vouchers to mislead over what Tranzi OBE actually was.

That popped up following up on that Finnish work and I knew there were people here who would want to see that.

James D.

I just saw the list of nominees for the Emmy awards. I am pretty out of touch for current TV entertainment, because I have not watched a single episode of any of the shows nominated for any of the awards (with the exception of Saturday Night Live, and I haven't watched that for 25 years).

Somehow, I don't feel one bit deprived to know that.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

I am waiting for the joint press conference, which is supposed to start momentarily.

Jane, I will start flagging tweets and links to your hash tag.

rse

daddy-I found it among yesterday's downloads. https://media.sitra.fi/2017/03/20164121/From_the_trials_of_democracy_towards_future_participation.pdf

What I remembered is laid out on page 47 and that is a document dated March 21, 2017. It is tied to a book coming out this fall and there are more links in yesterday's comments on my blog.

Yes, it is a coup, but it's not just who is in the White House politicians globally and their cronies in business want to control.

I guess the above link also confirms they have friends among the leadership of religious institutions of all faiths now.

Ralph L

It showed that the next phase of the coup was to go after the family.
The family, like the tweets, can be a distraction for the media. With other Repubs, they trashed every appointee so good, competent people would stay away.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Macron speaking now.
Shared strategy on rooting out terrorism.
Shared vision on Libya.

Climate change, well, we know we disagree but will continue to talk about it.
Trade and security we have a shared determination on progress.
Thanks for American troops.
Threat we are facing is global and enemies are trying to destabilize.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Wow! Ends with "Thank you, dear Donald!"

Frau  Wahnsinn

The comments to the op-ed by Cohn and McMasters give solid credence to the AT article about mass hysteria.

"We find that whole communities suddenly fix their minds upon one object, and go mad in its pursuit; that millions of people become simultaneously impressed with one delusion and run after it, till their attention is caught by some new folly more captivating than the first." -- Charles Mackay, Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds, 1841.


caro

What's our battle cry, Jane?

Old Lurker

"Femall", Caro.

Jane (It's a Coup)

Thanks MM, that' exactly how we started #EmptyChairDay" before your time here. I started tweeting on Sat night (I think it was Sandy daze's idea) and by Monday we made Fox news.

You have to do what you can do.

caro

I'll put that in parentheses, OL. Heh.

henry

Jane, I posted your hashtag for The_Donald, we'll see what they do.

caro

Rush now calling it a "silent coup!"

 narciso.

Westworld was the only one I'm familiar with, it made explicit what Crichton only suggested

Miss Marple the Deplorable

I will post the transcript and video of the press conference when it's available President Trump seems very relaxed, handled the Russia question.

Gives a very spirited endorsement of Macron on terrorism. (Original criticisms of France were done when Hollande was president, for context.)

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Macron tries to talk some sense into American journalists about Russia.

 narciso.

Unpossible;
http://althouse.blogspot.com/2017/07/nbc-parisians-resigned-to-hosting.html

Old Lurker

What I do not understand about the coup is why Trump is not rallying his voters to oppose it and thereby remind the a**hole republicans what they were elected to accomplish. I remain frustrated that the Trump who became a billionaire (ice rink in ten minutes), and the Trump who vanquished all opponents during a grueling race to the WH by essentially collecting a coalition of MAGA voters and demonstrating the the uniparty go-along-to-get-along strategy is a loser - is not the Trump we see governing day to day.

I will be quiet now so MM can yell at me.

:-)

Another Bob

I read from a very questionable source that Comey has received immunity from Mueller?

Might this be the kaboom?

I'm not seeing the good news in that.

 narciso.

Its a quandary, old, I assume its the old morale will improve when the beatings stop


https://mobile.twitter.com/TheGhostsGhost/status/885202899869069312?p=v

Jane (It's a Coup)

I'm glad Rush listens to me. I dunnno what do others think -

Stop the democrat coup!
Stop the coup! God bless America!
There is a coup going on -pay attention

I'm sure others will have better suggestions!

Thanks Caro.

Old Lurker

A-Bob...that would not surprise me or anyone else who is certain the Mueller hire was to bring down Trump. They don't even pretend anymore.

Jane (It's a Coup)

Caro, If this takes off you can make a fortune!

Tonto

Thanks, Jack. This is an emotional, elemental issue for the fishermen and baymen and I'd like to find a way to help out. But first I need to know real facts; not just feelings.

Really appreciate any input, as I said. Do you think Deepwater would bribe Cuomo ? As far as Cuomo goes, all you have to do is ask. The town board changed on a dime once Cuomo announced his support.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

President Macron and Don Jr. are the same age.

jimmyk on iPhone

"I read from a very questionable source that Comey has received immunity"

The isssue with immunity is what was the quid pro quo. With all of the grants by the Obama DoJ the answers seems to have been 'nothing.'

Jack is Back!

Le Jules Verne? Muh.

Great views though. A little too over-played where the food is compensated by the view from La Tour Eiffel. You can get Michelin stars all kind of ways.

"Coup? Hell No. MAGA? Hell Yes."

Ralph L

Stop the democrat coup!
or Stop the Undemocratic coup! since they're not all from one party

But then someone will say Curbdived won the popular vote

Jack is Back!

tonto,

It GE bribing if anyone. Hell they don't even manufacture their turbines in NY. Only 3 wind turbine plants: SC, FL and CA.

China is big competitor as is Alstom (France).

Have my guy in CT run more of it down. Stay tuned.

jimmyk

"Where's Natalia?" should replace "Where's Waldo?"

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