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September 23, 2017

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Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

The Week in Pictures; End Times Edition.

henry

Suck also did an about face on his scheme to sell his stock and retain control.

henry

I see autospell likes Zuck less than I do. Catty of Mr Cook.

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

Had to link this one;

Captain Hate

That might be McCain's tumor.

Janet 🚬

Let's investigate ALL phony sites, news, & bots. from 2014 - http://dailycaller.com/2014/09/23/revealed-conspiracy-to-destroy-rush-limbaugh-is-small-organized-deceptive/

"...nearly 70 percent of the tweets targeting Limbaugh’s advertisers come from the same ten Twitter users,"

 narciso.

From the last thread:

https://heartiste.wordpress.com/2017/09/22/featured-maul-right-meme-artist-of-the-month/

Miss Marple the Deplorable

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/09/22/trump-nfl-protests-football-243046

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This is Goodell objecting, but note how this makes it worse by selective quoting of sentence fragments.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Goodell's actual statement:

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DKalUO2VAAAGOC8.jpg

Miss Marple the Deplorable

I am putting on my suspicious cat face.

Suddenly, I noticed several Twitter accounts that I KNOW I never followed popping up on my time line.

One is Richard Sherman, who plays for the Seattle Seahawks. I didn't even follow Peyton Manning when he was the quarterback for the Colts. For this guy to pop up on my twitter feed with me following him, when I KNOW I never did, is really bizarre. Of course, he wants people to condemn the President's message.

Also, it is not a Retweet or Like from someone else. It is simply his tweet, and I am shown as following him.

I think I am right to be suspicious.

 narciso.

Thanks miss marble (automistake doesn't
Like Christie either)

Threadkiller

Will he turn over the secrets behind the Romney put a dog on a roof ad?

Captain Hate

Goodell should look in the mirror when complaining about people badmouthing the league he's ruining.

Threadkiller

The Russia ads were designed to give credibility to ANTIFA.

Step 1, create a problem

Step 2, create a fake solution that unravels democracy.

 narciso.

That was just a public service in their view, pager, did you sustain any damage.

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

Does anyone seriously think Trump has gone easier on Russia than Reset Rodham would have?

Those who seem to think so are also the ones who are whining Trump is going to cause a war with Russia in Syria.

JimNorCal

Mr brother suggests "fsck the kneelers". Oops a typo!

Miss Marple the Deplorable

I went to CTH and mentioned the tweet thing but only said it was a player for the Seahawks.

Right away someone else asked me if it was Richard Sherman!

Also, I saw mikeflynnjr (General Flynn's son's account) answered him, so I asked Flynn if he had followed him, because I sure didn't!

Hmmmmm.

I wonder if you pay Twitter extra you can be "followed" by Trump followers.

This really bugs me.

Jack is Back!

Sports as a forum for protest is nothing new but lately it is getting out of hand. Nowdays, these guys make millions not hundreds of dollars. Find ways to shoot off their fingers or even be involved in shooting others. Get zip for domestic abuse and other trangress ions while playing and then have both ownership and their unions protect and protest for them.

They used to be role models for kids playing sports in school and college. Now they are role models for gangbangers and antifa.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

DEFCONWarningSystem‏Verified account @DEFCONWSALERTS

Preliminary evidence suggests latest quake in DPRK was NOT a nuke detonation. Possibly a collapse of a tunnel at DPRK nuke test site.

Full explanation of how they know in the replies:

https://twitter.com/DEFCONWSALERTS/status/911582329885401088

Jack is Back!

Off to Frederick's football game in Mt.Sinai (no, not that one but the one in North Shore, Long Island).

Go Monarchs!

common man

We can certainly argue about whether or not its "unfortunate" but it does reflect a lack of respect for the NFL, who seems to lack the will to protect their product from the erosion its experiencing. Why exactly would they deserve any respect? Especially their commissioner who is paid over $100 MM per annum to continually screw up.

I would say if unfortunate is receiving some criticism unexpectedly, they should have expected the reaction which has been visceral and evident in the turnout at stadiums and on tv audiences. Polling shows it as well...

Jane (Stand against the Coup)

Can't you just unfollow him MM?

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Jane,

Of course I can unfollow him. That's not the point.

Why is that guy's opinion inserted in my Twitter feed without me asking for it? Did he pay for that? If so, we should know that you can BUY "follows."

If he didn't, but it's the actions of Twitter themselves, then they are inserting unwanted people into my feed, in an effort to do a veiled attack on the President.

I have had this happen to me before with various reporters and lefty columnists. I unfollowed and though, because of my interest in the media and government news, that I had followed them for some forgotten reason.

However, THIS one was a red flag, because I would no more follow a sports player than I would one of the Kardashians. It is simply impossible that I followed him. And now I wonder if many of those reporters were inserted into my feed for the same reason.

JimNorCal

Yes, as MissM demonstrates, twitter is politicized and putting its thumb on the scale of Dems.

Similarly FaceBook, as in TM's post, is eager to provide partial, fragmented info that advances the Dem agenda.

Old Lurker

Good thing we can trust Google, right?

common man

Found this footnote to Roger Goodell's statement :

*Divisive, disrespectful kneeling does not count

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Several people on Twitter reminded me that when Tim Tebow knelt in prayer that was called divisive by all of the sports commentators who now are defending the kneeling at the anthem.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

I may spend some time this afternoon going through the number of people I follow on Twitter and seeing if I can remove some. I just noticed I also follow Christiane Amanpour and I distinctly remember UNfollowing her a couple of years ago.

Captain Hate

Cheering for Tebow was the last online sports related trolling I've done and felt good about. The hatred of Tebow by SJWs was over the top and even some intelligent libs recognized the hypocrisy and joined in on the fun. When Denver beat the Stoolers in OT on a TT TD pass, the suicide hotlines must have been clogged.

glasater

MM, you can Dan Blocker anyone who you don't want to see on your timeline. I do it all the time..joyfully :-)

DebinGA

Tim Tebow has been great for minor league baseball. Attendance skyrockets wherever he plays.

fdcol63

Yay! FSU touchdown!

DebinGA

UGA started the game against Notre Dame 2 wks ago at #15 iirc. They won only because ND played horribly, while UGA was just very, very bad. Last week UGA beat Samford, a little 5000 students Baptist college in Alabama known for producing mostly music majors, and apparently that shot them up to today's #11 against Miss State tonight? Sheesh. The ranking system is a farce imo.

Captain Hate

https://mobile.twitter.com/RickMeyerKSDK/status/911309743590952960

Thomas Collins

Re former NY Senator Goodell's son: Roger is welcome to lash back at President Trump, and the NFL is welcome to continue to support what is in effect the Red Guards in the guise of social justice approach to policy issues. I watch football for football. At some point, if this BS keeps up, I'll stop watching. I don't know what point that is, but I suspect that many NFL fans have a lower boiling point than I do.

Thomas Collins

It's fine with me that athletes use their celebrity to promote causes when they are off the gridiron. Those in the public eye do it all the time. Our current POTUS was a celebrity who commented on issues before he ran for POTUS. But I don't recall being subjected to my country being disrespected on The Apprentice.

 narciso.

hearing the lamentations:

https://mobile.twitter.com/TheAtlantic/status/911570348231024640

lyle

Go NC State!

(I don't really care, actually, you Florida denizens)

DebinGA

Go Auburn! I don't know what knuckleheads added Mizzou to the SEC, but since their 2015 threatened boycott of games in support of the Ferguson shenans, I support any SEC opponent they face.

Momto2

Thanks, Deb! Always refreshing to have someone here speak up for my Auburn Tigers! War Eagle!!!

GUS

So, Zuckerberg has been taking money from the Russians, and has been able to censor, approve, or delete content as he wishes???

Who are we investigating??

If Russian ADVERTISEMENTS that enriched Zuckerberg were Anti ANYONE or PRO ANYONE.

What law was broken???? FUCK EM ALL.

James D.

But I don't recall being subjected to my country being disrespected on The Apprentice.

That's because it didn't happen, because President Trump knew enough not to show open contempt and hatred for half his audience every week.

GUS

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE.

Which NATION?

Miss Marple the Deplorable

This is the Daily Mail UK guy, who was interviewed for communicatioins director at the White House. I can see why! LOL!

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David Martosko‏Verified account @dmartosko 12m12 minutes ago

Resolved: National Anthem at every NFL game this year should be sung by a choir of cute disabled children, just to deepen the moral tension.

Momto2

Get out the tiny violins!!!
So Emotional!
Extremely Emotional~!
VERY EMOTIONAL!!!

(3 separate tweets to let us know they are emotional ya'll!)

Jeff Darlington‏Verified account @JeffDarlington 1h1 hour ago

Sources: Bills locker room has been so emotional about Trump comments that team made plans to address topic during a team meeting tonight.

Tomorrow has potential to be a very memorable day across the NFL as many players are extremely emotional about Donald Trump comments.


Sources tell me Bills locker room, for instance, has been very emotional today as some players consider several possibilities for protest.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Momto2,

You mean a bunch of trash-talking athletes, many of whom have off-field criminal violations, are crying?

We need a better class of athletes.

henry

They will be more emotional when their paychecks bounce, a natural end result of pissing off your customers.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

https://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-bahrain-could-announce-normalized-ties-by-next-year-report/

Miss Marple the Deplorable

David Martosko‏Verified account @dmartosko 15m15 minutes ago

Just a reminder: Every NFL player who takes a knee to protest the National Anthem is earning at least the league minimum salary -- $465,000.

David Martosko‏Verified account @dmartosko 13m13 minutes ago

That's more than the salary of the President of the United States. Which this president is donating to charity.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Squirrel touchdown! Video at link:

https://twitter.com/FOXSportsSouth/status/911642449847525376

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Donald J. Trump‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump 7m7 minutes ago

If a player wants the privilege of making millions of dollars in the NFL,or other leagues, he or she should not be allowed to disrespect....

Donald J. Trump‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump 56s56 seconds ago

...our Great American Flag (or Country) and should stand for the National Anthem. If not, YOU'RE FIRED. Find something else to do!


Miss Marple the Deplorable

John L. Pitts‏ @JohnLPitts 2h2 hours ago

NFL: Man, this political stuff is killing us.

NBA: Hold my beer.

MLB: (Whistles "God Bless America.")

Miss Marple the Deplorable

The Nork ambassador to the UN is speaking now.

So far he has called him President Evil, a corrupt gangster, a former gambler, etc.

DebinGA

Hard to believe ESPN guy's using "emotional" 3 times was an accident. But also hard to believe players want to be described as such. Why the feminine "emotional", not "outraged/"angry"?

James D.

WaPo headline about the President's comments:

"Trump turns sports into a political battleground with comments on NFL and Steph Curry"

So when millionaire athletes make loud, public political statements, that's not actually political, or controversial, or confrontational or anything like that.

Got it.

matt, deplore me if you must

Viewing of NLF games is down 10-15% so far this season and there have been plenty of empty seats, especially in LA.

ESPN is taking it in the shorts as are the other networks. Eventually money talks.

Let the NBA cretins do the same and the results will be the same.

It's all based upon fabrications and so they look even more foolish. Very hard to identify with the oppressed when The Man is paying you $100K/game or more. I can't wait to see more of them enter Latrellville.

lyle

The crawl on the NCState-FSU game on ESPN (natch) just quoted Trump's comments and tweets about the Warriors and telling people to walk out on games. I've never seen anything like that before. I wonder why...

Clarice Feldman

http://nypost.com/2017/09/23/how-obama-is-funding-the-anti-trump-resistance/

Momto2

Must decide which it is...
Are they the roughest, toughest, hardest-hitting guys on the planet
OR
Are they emotional, sensitive, hurt by President's words, wussies who take a knee?

Cannot be both!

Jane (Stand against the Coup)

"Why the feminine "emotional", not "outraged/"angry"? "

Now Deb, we are all girls now!

DebinGA

I think Trump is baiting the NFL/NBA whose teams rejected the traditional "winners" WH visits. Pretty hard to get sympathy for boycotting the national anthem, especially when the ones quoted have made a mint and no longer need endorsements deals and apparently have no sympathy for other players who haven't.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-4912946/Prince-Harry-meets-workers-hospital-Canada.html?ito=social-twitter_dailymailus

This is the article about Prince Harry meeting Melania Trump. Lots of pictures plus details on her suit.

DebinGA

Players are responding to Trump Impossible to believe he didn't anticipate and want this reaction.

DrJ

Players are responding to Trump

I think I'm done with the NFL and the NBA until that time when they "look like America."

lyle

I stopped watching the NBA years ago and I barely watch the NFL now. Hmmm. Not much more I can do.

Rocco

Remember when Sherman approached Brady after Seattle won the Superbowl and asked, "U Mad Bro"? I till laugh when I think about that great line.

Empty seats equals less money for player contracts. They're sitting on the limb they're cutting off!

Miss Marple the Deplorable

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4911828/Beyonce-Jay-Z-buy-seven-bedroom-26m-Hamptons-mansion.html

lyle

Good point, DrJ. I demand both leagues mandate more diversity: more whites, asians, disabled (mentality and physically), and wymynz.

lyle

Goodell called Trump's comments "divisive." Eat it, porky.

DebinGA

Speaking of football, we've been rewatching the wonderful Friday Night Lights (series, not movie) on Netflix as it's going away on Oct. 1. Great story lines with admirable characters reaping the good they've sown, and the few less admirable receiving well-earned consequences. Highly recommend

Janet 🚬

Good point, DrJ. I demand both leagues mandate more diversity: more whites, asians, disabled (mentality and physically), and wymynz.

They should only play locally too to save our planet. Locally played sports ONLY!

Equal pricing for ALL seats would be in the communist spirit too. Equality!! Yeah, baby! Or FREE. They should entertain us all for free.

Embrace the left! DO IT!

-peter

too nice a day to be inside sitting at the computer

lyle

Go Cal!

(I don't actually care, all you CAJOMers.)

I do think SC is overrated, though.

lyle

You're so right, -peter. I think I'll take a nap. 😬

Rocco

How far we've come...

http://www.espn.com/espn/story/_/id/6957582/the-history-national-anthem-sports-espn-magazine

With one exception: the seventh-inning stretch. As was common during sporting events, a military band was on hand to play, and while the fans were on their feet, the musicians fired up "The Star-Spangled Banner." They weren't the only active-duty servicemen on the field, though. Red Sox third baseman Fred Thomas was playing the Series while on furlough from the Navy, where he'd been learning seamanship at the Great Lakes Naval Training Station in Chicago. But Thomas' months of military training had hardly dulled his diamond skills. According to the Society of American Baseball Research, the station's commander, Capt. William Moffett, was a baseball fanatic who actively recruited athletes for the training center's team. Thomas, who started playing professionally right out of high school in Wisconsin, later said he "had it made at Great Lakes. All [I] had to do was play baseball." So after the Red Sox went through nine third basemen during the season, they took a shot and asked the Navy whether he could join them as they took on the Cubs. The military said yes, and Thomas stood at his usual position on the diamond during Game 1's seventh-inning stretch, present at the creation of a tradition.

Upon hearing the opening notes of Key's song from the military band, Thomas immediately faced the flag and snapped to attention with a military salute. The other players on the field followed suit, in "civilian" fashion, meaning they stood and put their right hands over their hearts. The crowd, already standing, showed its first real signs of life all day, joining in a spontaneous sing-along, haltingly at first, then finishing with flair. The scene made such an impression that The New York Times opened its recap of the game not with a description of the action on the field but with an account of the impromptu singing: "First the song was taken up by a few, then others joined, and when the final notes came, a great volume of melody rolled across the field. It was at the very end that the onlookers exploded into thunderous applause and rent the air with a cheer that marked the highest point of the day's enthusiasm."

The Cubs front office realized it had witnessed something unique. For the next two games, it had the band play "The Star-Spangled Banner" during the seventh-inning stretch, to similarly enthusiastic crowds. By Game 3, a bigger crowd of 27,000 was in attendance. Not to be outdone, the Red Sox ratcheted up the pageantry when the Series relocated to Boston for the next three games. At Fenway Park, "The Star-Spangled Banner" moved from the seventh-inning stretch to the pregame festivities, and the team coupled the playing of the song with the introduction of wounded soldiers who had received free tickets.

Like the Chicago fans, the normally reserved Boston crowd erupted for the pregame anthem and the hobbled heroes. As the Tribune wrote of the wounded soldiers at Game 6, "[T]heir entrance on crutches supported by their comrades evoked louder cheers than anything the athletes did on the diamond."


DebinGA

Highest paid athlete endosers - "products" they endorse and annual earnings from them. One of Steve Curry's is State Farm, which could be affected by his public fight with Trump.

Beasts of England

Roll Tide!!

henry

Maybe NFL will switch to the Internationale for their November SJW BLM activism whinathon.

Captain Hate

Maybe they'll play every game in England and Mexico. Good riddance.

Texas Liberty Gal

This is what every coach, no matter HS, College or professional team coach needs to do to teach their players how to behave and why they need to behave this way!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Qz58jMhDDA

daddy on iPad

Air Show was great, but our plans to catch the train to Greenwich may have just been put on hold: BREAKING NEWS: Mass acid attack at Stratford tube station leaves at least six injured as dozens of emergency vehicles are scrambled to East London

Extraneus

Impossible to believe he didn't anticipate and want this reaction.

Agreed. And what a change to have a patriotic president.

Rocco

TLG, thank you for posting that, there's still hope with great mentors like him.

Roll Tide

GUS

2 run homer 10th inning Brewers beat Cubs!!
98 degrees at my house.

daddy on iPad

I already care nothing whatever about the NBA. I still like Baseball. I would watch the NFL eagerly if they were not such assholes. I like that Trump rescinded his invite to Stephan Curry of the Warriors. George Washington would have done the same. I know because George Washington worked his butt off to make the person of the Presidency a position of respect. Obama intentionally turned the position of President into a teenagers fan club. So if Trump rescinded the invite to Curry more power to him. If we are going to have these cultural battles then now is as good a time to have them as any.

common man

That right there is obviously Global Warming on display. Wisconsin in the Fall is not 98 degrees...

GUS

Hottest day all year. We didn't hit 90 from the first week of June until now. Relatively cool summer VERY wet June.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

daddy,

Stay safe and keep your eyes peeled!

I agree. The left has been waging a culture war against us for years. They are just upset we now have a leader who will fight back.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Gus,

Hotter than heck here, too! I just checked and it's 91 outside. The dogs won't stay outside for more than a few minutes. They prefer napping in the air conditioning, and can't say as I blame them.

GUS

Pool reached 80 for the first time this year on the first day of autumn.

Extraneus

Will Trump be losing votes over this NFL kneeling thing, especially now that he's got it going with the uber-popular NBA stars?

I'm thinking no, and it's a net-positive to take the side of the US flag, but I know how the young people idolize these athletes these days.

This might really be a watershed moment.

Extraneus

Btw, I saw that Trump's tweet about the Stephen Curry invite got 33,000 retweets in 5 hrs. LeBron's tweet calling him a bum got 220,000 in under 2.

Jack is Back!

Perhaps our coach at Mercy should recruit T.D. Squirrel because at least he scored. We were so inept at a 35-0 loss, the Mt. Sinai coach started his 2nd team in the 2nd half and only ran plays up the gut. In the last 3.5 minutes they took 4 straight knees and we concede with 49 seconds left.

Lost our QB and best receiver. Lots of water breaks. It was 85F all day with a pretty intense sun and no cloud cover. Then I have to come home and tune into the Cincy v. Navy game and see the middies dominating 35-24 into the late 3rd quarter.

And I will refuse to watch NFL this week. Instead I'll do a double Premier League soccer and rugby then a little Tour Championship. I think it may be time for everyone to get to know Aussie Rules, Union Rubgy and next week is the President's Cup.

lyle

Huh. Norman Bates is now cast as a genius. More ABC pap for the masses. (Did anyone ever watch the tv show Bates Motel? So creepy it was good.)

Beester

I would rather the participants in the Invictus games be invited to the White House. They are already champions.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Donald J. Trump‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump 46m46 minutes ago

Very proud of our incredible First Lady (@FLOTUS.) She is a truly great representative for our country!

-peter

sorry, Jack, hopefully the Monarchs bounce back next game

lyle

Who's the bum, ex? Not sure who your antecedent is. My money is on Curry. Spoiled little brat that he is.

-peter

Boston College threatening to upset last year's National Champions

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