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October 16, 2017

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henry

Or marginalizing big fake news empowers little fake news.

Truth remains locked out.

As for dumbells, I need to use mine more often. He olde moar exercise.

anon ( AKA common man )

HMMMM another new thread...

matt, deplore me if you must

Nobody runs down the stairs with coffee in their hands. It burns if it spills. What a pathetic lie.

She is simply incapable of telling the truth. If asked on a sunny day if the sky was blue, she would blame Donald Trump and the Russians for her election loss and then take a swig. I predict she's going to end up in an apartment in The Bronx thrown cheap china at the walls and drinking Mad Dog.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

anon (aka common man),

Thank you for the correction. Ton Barrack (your correction) owns Colony Capital, which is interested in acquiring Weinstein's company. He is a friend of President Trump.

HA!

(Information from Tucker Carlson's show.)

RattlerGator

(about Kaepernick)

Kap was going to be cut anyway, so his opting out is mitigated by that factoid. However, his narrative would have been better served if he had made the team cut him rather than be seen as walking away from millions.

He orchestrated all of this protest nonsense, of course (he couldn't know it at the time but he's been played by politicos who thought Hillary would be President and this was all a win-win situation), and he richly deserves the blowback he's getting.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/4693171/north-korea-latest-news-kim-jong-un-decapitation-squad-china-australia/

sbw

I couldn’t read it.

Hell, I had difficulty maintaining focus trying to scan the article.

TM, you care clearly a better literary critic than I ever would be.

--

If I were obliged to summarize, I would tweet:

.@baseballcrank mountains a #molehill creating yet another #molehill. How #NationalReview!

Captain Hate

Kaepernick's dumbass girlfriend screwed his chances of getting picked up by the Ravens by insulting the owner with her whore mouth.

-peter

Assange tweeting that he's got Obama's college grades! These are the golden years!

 narciso

Barrack was the only live person who Mr. Peabody (Gabriela Sherman) could find to badmouth trump at vanity fair.

One ended of the bell curve, coates west, butler, blow. Et al is much heavier than the other, Spencer and who else on the other side?

lyle

Just glad the Curb Dive camel toe thread is over!

DrJ

Starting Kaepernick is one of the few decisions for which I fault Harbaugh with the 49ers. He pulled Alex Smith in Kaepernick's favor, and the latter just is not a good QB.

I've enjoyed watching Smith do well with Kansas City.

Ralph L

When I was an infant (and my dad was at sea), my mother broke her toe showing my brother and sister how to do the can-can. We had good neighbors in Norfolk.

Hillary might have fallen back and kicked the handrail. I can't think of another way to break it. I fell at work once onto sacks of grass seed and my shoe flew up in the air.

 narciso

Besides the silly sidebar that appears on my tablet, mclsuglin engages in this type of category error.

Tucker is skeptical of the Vegas investigation, when talking to geraldo who was the one who publicized the zapruder film!
Ti

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

That link on the last thread about EPA ending sue-and-settle is monumental. The watermelons must be wetting their vines.
If only the worthless GOPe had the testes to codify it.

henry

Hannity tweeted his tick tock to tomorrow. Then "boom." Must have a new t-shirt for sale or something.

-peter

From Omen on twitter:

Some perspective: Not worried about my mom's broken toe. I am worried about people in Puerto Rico not having clean water, food or power.

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

It's going to be hard to imagine Hillary as anything other than a bat hanging upside down on a bannister from now on...unless I can't get that hilarious grey flannel, Chairman Mao-Abner Doubleday pantsuit top out of my head. All she needed was one of those flat top, horizontal striped, old time baseball caps to top it off.
Casey is a bat.

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

I am worried about people in Puerto Rico not having clean water, food or power...and absolutely no way to swindle them anymore.
Haiti rules!

Captain Hate

I've enjoyed watching Smith do well with Kansas City.

During the one week I paid attention he looked very good.

narciso

From the Rosa Klebb/ frau bissima collection:

http://www.nationalreview.com/author/robert-verbruggen

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

I remember seeing Letterman on, I think, the Phil Donahue show a few times before he even went national [and when Donahue was semi-tolerable and still in Dayton].
A hilarious, self deprecating, midwest small town lad.
The transformation to his present pj clad, hunchback, fuzz faced goon of a misanthropic ogre is pretty startling if you leave out the middle years of transmogrification.

Buford Gooch

Yes, Letterman was once interesting and funny. Being completely surrounded by leftists can have strange effects on people.

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

I see the excruciating Jane Mayer has taken up the mantle of rationalizing why the Left should stop dreaming their impossible dream of impeaching Trump; Pence would be worse.

 narciso

Its the gollumificatuon, Carson was comfortable in his own skin, leno was as well, now these critters like camelbert kimmel Et al are something else again.

anon ( AKA common man )

Why is the CGI and the related charity flying in water and food to Puerto Rico? That is right in their wheelhouse, if they really are a charity.

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

Letterman grows two testicles and spends his last years running guns to Mexico;

Ralph L

That gray pantsuit reminds me of the Wendy's USSR fashion show ads.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2017/10/16/eight-months-after-taking-office-isis-on-brink-of-defeat-in-raqqa/#comments

Jack is Back!

Mercy JV 16- Hampton Bays 15. Close game delayed from 4 to 6:45. Typical screwup. Field was being used by the soccer team.

To address my comment about Leno. He did a few sneers about W but was harder on Clinton and is an acknowleged conservative versus the young crop now. He was still by a far shot funnier and less political than Letterman the lecherous pervert. He may even be a pedo from his fasination with pre-puberty females in Alaska.

Another Bob

-peter | October 16, 2017 at 08:39 PM

No peter, Assange does not have Zero's grades.

Someone, not JA, posted Obama's FATHER'S grades,

Another Bob

Or at least something claimed to be the father's grades.

 narciso

Odd how David maraniss could find lurches grades and w's but not Obama's in that mostly hagigraphic account that came just in time for the 2012 election.

Jack is Back!

Going to the Army-Navy game again in Philly. This is our 3rd year with Frederick (motivational exercise:). After reading this, I wonder why I am spending the big bucks for game, hotel, eating out, travel, etc.

http://thefederalist.com/2017/10/16/not-just-west-point-u-s-military-academies-become-disneyland-politicians/

Mattis is not an academy grad so he has no skin in this game. But I am asking all my academy (army, navy, airforce, coast guard) to write Trump and resend this email. Something has to be done. Zippy left another turd we need to dispose.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Long day today,

Heading to bed.

Nytol!

Jack is Back!

What network is the BBall game on tonight?

Captain Hate

For a point in time reference, I used to record Letterman on the vcr and subsequently watch it at my convenience. When you pound them like that some things became obvious. First his humor really had an expiration date; at some point the show would've been better served if Chris Elliott murdered him on the air. Second, he was a terrible interviewer, particularly with musicians which I'll address shortly. The times the show was really hilarious was when a young Howard Stern or Sandra Bernhardt (before her gig on Roseanne) came on and took the show over. Idiots like Crispin Glover and Harvey Pekar were uncomfortably weird and were very poorly vetted choices. Paul Shaffer, while looking like an annoying dink, was a good musician who got first rate talent on the show who performed well but when Letterman took the time to talk with them usually very obviously didn't know a fucking thing about them or their music. With the coin that first NBC and then CBS was giving him, it was inexcusable for him to not even take the time in his limo ride to work to listen to the promo CDs and at least sound semi intelligent for a few minutes of chat with them. That was unforgivably unprofessional imo.

sbw

FS1, 8-0 Yanks. Judge HR.

daddy

Daily Caller: FBI Confirms That Comey Drafted Statement On Clinton Probe Months Before Investigation Ended

The FBI released emails Monday confirming that former FBI Director James Comey drafted statements regarding the Hillary Clinton email investigation months before the probe was closed...

The file contains an email Comey sent May 2, 2016, to several FBI officials regarding the Clinton email probe, which was referred to internally by the codename “Midyear Exam.”

...Comey announced on July 5, 2016 — three days after FBI investigators finally interviewed Clinton — that he would not be recommending charges...

...The emails released on Monday do not show Comey’s draft statement. The contents of his email exchanges are completely redacted.

Hang this bastard.

Dave (in MA)

Mentioned on Drudge:

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/4699662/oscar-winning-actor-caught-up-in-weinstein-sex-abuse-scandal/

They won't mention names, but the "top US broadcaster" was:

https://twitter.com/HeatherUnruh

daddy

I couldn’t read it.

Thanks SBW. I am glad to know it wasn't just me.

Jack is Back!

Thanks, sbw. Have it on now.

You all knew that a "human rights activist" would drop the bomb on a right thinking person for "fondling" and "harrassment". One Heather Unruh. I wonder what is in her background? Refusals?

Clarice Feldman

I don't see that tweet on Assange's twitter feed.

 narciso

Is this the one?

https://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/names/2017/08/02/former-channel-anchor-unruh-says-women-news-encouraged-dress-more-provocatively/Ro3Q1XGJTDztpiMg5DMeyJ/story.html

Dave (in MA)

She's the one making the accusation, on behalf of a "loved one" who I'm guessing is male, given the whispers about Spacey over the years

Jack is Back!

Watching the game, it is cold. It was 55F at the JV game tonight but we had a 10-15MPH wind out of the NE to make it feel like freezing. Fall has finally arrived to NY.

37 year old Sabbathia may be getting tight in that cold. Not easy keeping loose even with all that body weight to protect you.

Yankees, though, have this in the bag.

Captain Hate

NRO trashes my iPad browser but I made it this far:

Coates is a figure of enormous cultural power, the most enthusiastically praised political writer in American history

I figured my browser was sending me the right signal.

daddy

The Omen (Chelsea)

Not worried about my mom's broken toe. I am worried about people in Puerto Rico not having clean water, food or power.

The picture I put up of Basketballs Tim Duncan in the cockpit did not come through when I tried on the last thread, but what I did successfully inked was bits of news from my company explaining how they were flying in hundreds of thousands of goods, purchased by various celebrities like Tim Duncan and Ricky Martin, into their respective countries that were clobbered by the storm. Why doesn't Chelsea get off her ass then and start spending some of that money she didn't spend on her wedding and get it to where the hell it might do some good.

FWIW the company does tons of Humanitarian crap that never hits the airwaves. Fred completely equips and has volunteer retired crews flying that Orbis Flying Eye Doctor plane around the world doing good stuff at all times and I'd bet money he provided those planes for Tim Duncan and Ricky Martin for free. I am so sick of the G#$ D#$%ed Clintons.

daddy

A hilarious, self deprecating, midwest small town lad.
The transformation to his present pj clad, hunchback, fuzz faced goon of a misanthropic ogre is pretty startling if you leave out the middle years of transmogrification.

Iggy, Sounds like Golem before and after he came in contact with The Ring.

daddy

Its the gollumificatuon

Narciso beat me to it!

jimmyk

I had to stop reading the McLaughlin article when I saw this:

Coates is a figure of enormous cultural power, the most enthusiastically praised political writer in American history.

This is a joke, right? Maybe he did get a lot of enthusiastic praise from people like Oprah. So I guess that puts him way above, say, Tocqueville (ok, not an American, but writing about America); Hofstadter, Buckley, etc., etc.

Jack is Back!

daddy,

Fred and I belonged to the same club in Memphis when I lived there in the early 80's. Bought my house from one of his early pilots who with his stock options move up, you might say:)

Never played with him but saw him once at a Sunday brunch.

Our office was next to his Special Projects office where they were working on the dirgible thing and the fax thing. Back before your time. !982-83 time frame.

sbw

Coates is a figure of enormous cultural power

During the interviews for NYS regent from our judicial district, the candidate the Assembly eventually block-voted for, had a Coates book prominently hanging out of her bag.

Not content to visually identity-politics signal, she almost cried about the victimization protested.

No reasonable person could fall for such overacting.

The idea that America is a country of individuals is being removed from public education.

Oh, and Coates is shallow.

GUS

There once was a WEINER named TONY,
Who liked to SLAP his BALONEY,
He said "my meats lean",
But sir, I'm fifteen,
and Huma is sleeping aloney

daddy

Coates is a figure of enormous cultural power, the most enthusiastically praised political writer in American history

Shoot. And here I thought Thomas Payne and Thomas Jefferson put out some stuff that was enormously powerful in terms of motivating the culture. Shows what I know.

daddy

Jack,

I've been with the company now 27 years and never so much as laid eyes on Fred, but If I did I would surely shake his hand and thank him for the job and his marvelously positive accomplishments.

Jack is Back!

I nominate GUS as an JOM Instatution!

Jack is Back!

...Institution.....Geebus

daddy

Abraham Lincoln (1859):

All honor to Jefferson - to the man who, in the concrete pressure of a struggle for national independence by a single people, had the coolness, forecast, and capacity to introduce into a merely revolutionary document, an abstract truth, applicable to all men and all times, and so embalm it there, that to-day, and in all coming days, it shall be a rebuke and a stumbling-block to the very harbingers of re-appearing tyranny and oppression.

If only Abe had had the opportunity to read Coates:(

RattlerGator

Something has to be done. Zippy left another turd we need to dispose.

Posted by: Jack is Back! | October 16, 2017 at 09:41 PM

I'm sickened by what I'm reading, but I am coming to grips with it.

JiB, just as the Army guy, this Annapolis man makes it clear that Obama exacerbated but did not create the problem.

I'm not sure I'm down with his Sandhurst idea. But I do think the Academies have to modernize. I loved his point when he wrote this:

Electrical engineering for pilots, SEALs, or Marine Corps? Nonsense.

Exactly right.

I suspect we need to move to a system where we partner the Academies with the ROTC programs around the nation. Virginia Tech and VMI, The Citadel, Texas A&M -- hell, Florida / Florida State / Florida A&M all have proud ROTC programs. I'm sure it's like this in most states. We need to create an incentive, a competitive incentive, for some of the better and more motivated ROTC students to earn one or two year slots at the academies in combination with making the Academies much more of a graduate center for military education and professional development, like Sandhurst.

Be more selective in admissions to the first-year classes, but be much broader in defining fields of excellence.

I do believe we need to maintain Division 1 athletics, and I do believe we need to make allowances for a special talent in athletics -- because this is far, far too dismissed by far too many in our society today (including, probably, the Army and Navy authors properly sounding the alarm). Our military has a warrior ethos. We've become far too pussified as it is. No, these athletes may never write wonderful essays. On a certain level, BFD. Can they fight? Do they have a warrior spirit? Can they be educated? Can they lead !?!

I think Mattis needs to invite a national conversation, especially among those of us who have served, about what to do regarding the academies.

jimmyk

Maybe McLaughlin was making a subtle dig: "most enthusiastically praised" is not exactly the same as "greatest." Obama was probably the most enthusiastically praised President, while actually being the worst President ever.

Captain Hate

Outstanding limerick.

GUS

Boston Globe. I went to Narciso's link, it said BOSTON GLOBE, but it must be a PARODY.
No REAL NEWS OUTLET PUBLISHES such utter BULL SHIT.

I think the RUSSIANS must have hacked the "GLOBE".

WOW.

GUS

RG, from what I can tell THE US AIR FORCE ACADEMY is still AMERICAN.
At the game I attended last month.....ALL of the AIR FORCE CADET players knelt..........individually, in a brief prayer as the team took the field.
Then they beat VMI 62-0.
My Niece marched on the field with her Squadron for the NATIONAL ANTHEM and 4...F-16 flyover.

Jack is Back!

RG,

Respectively disagree, it may have started pre-Obama but he accellerated it bigtime. The problem is that we don't have anyone in the Trump administration outside of Pompeo who is a academy grad. Mattis has the power to change it all around but he is not a guy wit h skin in the game as a grad.

It will not get better by pretending they are turning out exceptional SJW offiers of the military and we will win by not discriminating and fioghting hate speech on the battlefield of ideals.

Jack is Back!

Off to bed. Slaap lekker, tot morgen.

sbw

Years ago I wrote a letter to the the West Point prof newly put in charge of teaching character.

Got no answer.

Not surprised, now.

Clarice Feldman

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Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

We're Looking At A 70% to 80% Chance of Another Global Financial Crisis

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

Concur with CH at 10:41. :)

Clarice Feldman

Nytol--waiting for sara Carter's big reveal on Circa tomorrow.

Jack is Back!

In bed but see from Iggy’s 10:59 that the bears are on the march. Bully for them. Some day they may finally realize a windfall without shorting day to day.

 narciso

Curioser and Curioser:
https://mobile.twitter.com/alimhaider/status/920112046250778625/photo/1

Its turns out the Russian pepper pot worked with another spook connected outfit gpw

Texas Liberty Gal

Clarice - Your Sara Carter tweet is very very interesting!!!!

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

Great comment at Powerline re a Harvey Weinstein story;

As the humorist Fred Allen said in the fifties. "You could take all the sincerity in Hollywood and stuff it into a fruit fly's navel and still have room for six caraway seeds and an agent's heart."

Buckeye

Friends just got back from a long weekend in Savanna. Also did a night in Beaufort and had breakfast at Blackstone's Cafe.

At 8:00 am they ring a bell and everybody gets up and says the Pledge of Allegiance.

No one "took a knee".

 narciso

How about that:

https://pjmedia.com/instapundit/278487/

 narciso

Yes, remember that last great recommendation. Mala...
https://mobile.twitter.com/MPPregent/status/920076374806851584?p=v

GUS

Just a thought....maybe Jeff Epstein could drop off THE OMEN and her Uncle Tony Rodham in Puerto Rico as he flies on to PEDO ISLAND. At least they'd be able to "HEAR ME NOW?"

RattlerGator

If true, Gus, good for the Air Force!

* * *

JiB, I'll just quote Bruce Fleming from his piece on Annapolis:

I’ve been making a number of the same points about Annapolis, an essentially identical taxpayer-funded institution, for the last several decades, earning repeated salvos of our administration’s ire and attempts to silence me.

Decades, JiB, decades. He has been complaining about this for decades. I believe the retired Army colonel talked about a 20-year decline.

Whatever the case, the problem has to be addressed and the problem has to be corrected.

 narcisoyea

Yeah this guy:

https://www.counterextremism.com/extremists/hadi-al-amiri

I was just pointing out where Mrs unruh was coming from Gus. A decade before Bryan singer hit it bug in usual suspects, spacey played. The malthus quoting drug importer Mel profit.

GUS

Gotcha Narciso, I just HAD TO rip the RANCID GLOBE.

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

I wonder if Harvey Fife nipped dopey Opie in the bud.

Dave (in MA)

How about Howard Sprague, Floyd or Gomer?

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

Too bad Ernest T Bass isn't still around to brain him with a rock.

GUS

The FUN GIRLS from Mt Pilot have bigger balls than Opie Cunningham.

 narcisoyea

There was also this mysterious green pearl that turned people into zombies or musclebound mutants in heavy metal.

Bow there were two themes going through the fall and winter of the last year, one was Russia Russia Russia, the second wee the notion expressed in an esquire piece "is fox news a sex cult as if roger ailes ran his own harem, of course we kbiw now, what was really going on then in the real seraglio on both coasts.

 narcisoyea

He was kind of amusing when he had his own site, but then be was absorbed by mauve state, like the loch gnarr


https://hotair.com/headlines/archives/2017/10/tucker-carlson-become-rights-jon-stewart/

hrtshpdbox

So...shouldn't there be a bunch of headlines about Kevin Spacey beating up his boyfriend, or whatever it was?

Also...what is up with that Mandalay security guard vanishing right before scheduled interviews?

Inquiring (and slightly clueless) minds need to know.

daddy

OK I am watching the Sean Hannity Show and every damn break he says this: And later, a big announcement. Big Breaking News coming up this week. We'll tell you about it later.

Why he can't tell us what it is right now pisses me off. It makes me in future want to not watch him instead of wanting to watch him. Grrrr.

 narcisoyea

At least the deep state isn't out to get him, theresa mystery how that story went down the rabbit hole, not really.

So red queen is telling credulous Brits that she was a victim of Russian disinformation, just Luke that spread by the remain forces, I think that's what she said up her arquillian battle suit.

GUS

Say it Ig!!!!

Rodham will NEVER be PRESIDENT.

She got SHITCANNED.

 narcisoyea

Check how many moons on your world:

https://legalinsurrection.com/2017/10/two-moments-of-sanity-from-california-gov-jerry-brown/

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

--OK I am watching the Sean Hannity Show and every damn break he says this: And later, a big announcement. Big Breaking News coming up this week. We'll tell you about it later.--

Unfortunately daddy, as far as I can tell, that's what he's been saying at every commercial break for 20 or more years.

daddy

Iggy,

Hannity: "Up next, the big announcement, straight ahead!

Then it's commercial break.

 narcisoyea

As palatavpble as a vegemite sandwich:
http://dailytelegraph.com.au/blogs/tim-blair/the-great-blaming/news-story/04a3dc2d33b371b2694ba65be0839494

Further down we have the story of that bombing in mogafishu, which happens between the annuvsaries of black halk down and Beirut (24 and 30 years apart)

 narcisoyea

Did younger all that

daddy

OK. Here it is coming up on 1 minute left before the end of the show. My transcribing fingertips are ready and waiting for Sean's Blockbuster announcement!!!

Hannity: Now tomorrow night, 9 Eastern, this is the announcement. Circa New's Sara Carter, The Hill's John Solomon. Huge Breaking News! Let me put it to you this way; if I'm Hillary, or Fake News, I won't be sleeping well tonight. See you back here tomorrow.

Nice job alienating this viewer, Sean.

 narcisoyea

No one bothered tie tell her, that arch leftist abpndrew mar predicted brexit nearly thread years ago, if could see the writing on the wall:
http://express.co.uk/news/uk/866658/Donald-Trump-news-Hillary-Clinton-book-BBC-interview-Brexit-news

It was in the course of his novel, head of state

daddy

Tim Blair's column that Narciso linked at 01:03 is marvelous fun. Get back up there and read it:)

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