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October 12, 2017

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Catsmeat

first, third, fifth?

anonamom

Legal Insurrection prof on occasion of its 9th anniversary.

Not exactly chipper:

https://legalinsurrection.com/2017/10/legal-insurrection-is-9-years-old-and-filled-with-dread/

henry

I see all the sturm und drang on Trump's EO, but then I read it and see it rearranges on deck chair on the Titanic. Not even a strategic deck chair, just moves one of the spare never used deck chairs an inch or so. Why are the leftists upset? Why aren't the free market people marching down Oennsylvania Ave with WTF signs? All this on a nothing burger EO.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

henry,

Why is it a nothing burger? It allows purchase of insurance across state lines and allows small businesses to form cooperative groups to buy insurance. I think it also allows younger people to buy minimalist policies which they can afford.

It's not a complete overhaul, but it at least nibbles on the edges and will maybe improve the bottom line for a lot of families' budgets.

I am grateful for whatever improvements are made.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Roy Price of Amazon has been put on administrative leave.

anonamom

man tran, I saw your post on gut critters, and as henry noted, people far more educated on the subject agree they can be related to weight and of course health.
I've read that obese people have certain ratios of bacteria that are different than thin people.Chicken or egg?
Experiments have been done giving fecal transplants from obese to thin mice and vice versa and having the weights change to that of the origin of the fecal matter.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

And now, Henry Louis Gates Jr. of "the police acted stupidly" fame has been drawn into the Harvey Weinstein scandal!!

https://twitter.com/ChristiChat/status/918525122075611136

Miss Marple the Deplorable

The GOP Becomes the Party of the Little Guy

http://www.whitehousedossier.com/2017/10/11/gop-party-guy/

Catsmeat

Good. The email chain shows he doesn't want to participate in an award ceremony for Wienstein because he knows too much--the asker relents. So left unsaid is why did Gates--paragon of every virtue--not ever blow a whistle? I think he thought he was being a paragon enough by declining to be part of the awards.

Ralph L

When y'all post an alphabet soup link, it would be a good idea to give us a non-narcryptic hint about it.

 narciso

What wound the fun in that be, sarc.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Donald J. Trump‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump 5m5 minutes ago

It is time to take care of OUR COUNTRY, to rebuild OUR COMMUNITIES, and to protect our GREAT AMERICAN WORKERS! #TaxReform

This is our once-in-a-generation opportunity to create the tax code our citizens deserve.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Ralph :.,

Were you referring to my post above which is a link to a Twitter feed showing an email chain with Henry Louis Gates, Jr?

If so, I will try to be more explanatory in my postings.

Ralph L

No, MM

Porchlight

This Hollywood implosion is quite incredible. It is a gaping black hole that is getting bigger by the minute. Trying not to be hyperbolic, but given how Hollywood and Silicon Valley impact the California economy (such as it is), and with the involvement of the national media, it has the potential to be a major game changer.

I've said before (and was likely wrong) that the media are terrified, but this time it's their own companies on the brink of the black hole, and they've been crying wolf for so long, no one is listening.

Something posted on The_Donald a couple of days ago:

Bannons strategy is to weaken the Dems so badly that we can get 10-15 years to repair the damage done. Trump's attacks on the media, sports and Hollywood are calculated(all are liberal bastions). He's trying to break their strangle hold on popular culture. This is a very good opening salvo in the culture war.

Much of the cultural institutions' self-destruction is of their own making. But Trump is expertly finding the chinks and carefully aiming the arrows. With flipping Tweets.

Amazing. And most of the conservatives who have been yammering about the culture wars for the last thirty years can't even see it.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Porchlight,

I agree. It's been fascinating to watch.

The President has an almost spooky ability to understand what will resonate with the average American.

Also, you cannot convince me that this Hollywood thing wasn't anticipated by President Trump. People forget that The Apprentice was an NBC program. He must have heard a lot, filing it away for later use.

What a time to be alive!

Porchlight

I'm sure he knows a lot of secrets, MM, and knows many people still in position to give him more information as needed.

The great thing is that everyone in Hollywood is wondering just what he knows. And they have burned their bridges so badly with him that they have zero hope of finding out.

Same in the media.

anonamom

True that Porch.
None are so blind as those who will not see.

Porchlight

Greatest response I've seen to Howard Dean's blockhead tweet:

Haiti wasn't real Clinton Foundationism.
Miss Marple the Deplorable

https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2017/10/12/mandalay-bay-hotel-now-begins-refuting-fbi-investigation/

Cue Twilight Zone music.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Think I will head to bed.

Nytol!

(By morning I figure there will be a whole lot of new stuff coming out!)

Ralph L

Dr. Dalrymple:
In short, we shall never pluck out the heart of Stephen Paddock’s mystery: though as human beings we are obliged to try, and can hardly help ourselves from trying.
TK, call your office.

Threadkiller

Did the good Doc write anything after his white flag essay from the 4th, Ralph?

Ralph L

And most of the conservatives who have been yammering about the culture wars for the last thirty years can't even see it.
Worse, they're complaining about how he does it. Maybe because they were so ineffectual.

Ralph L

Not about LV.

Threadkiller

Oh. I'll call his office then.

daddy at LuLu's

At LuLu's on the Waikiki strip watching the Nats-Cubbies game. Fun time but man, the Nats have committed sepuku on a grand scale. Glad I don't care who wins.

Porchlight

You have all the fun, daddy.

Texas Liberty Gal

OMG Is anyone watching the Cubs - National game?? Cubs just gave up 2 runs to make it 8-6. Gave me a huge scare. They need to score.
Oops I see daddy is watching it. Cheer for the Cubs daddy!!!

daddy at LuLu's

Hi TLG!

My colleague is rooting for the Nats but I'm happy to pull for the Cubsters. Fun game to watch. Weather where I am is beautiful and the sun is Still up and smiling on the surfer dudes riding the waves across the street!

Texas Liberty Gal

Sounds wonderful daddy! I envy you all your travels. I have been to Hawaii - would love to go back.

Groan - Cub pitcher walks 1st batter!! No no no!!!

Texas Liberty Gal

henry - maybe this article will make you feel better about healthcare EO

http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2017/10/on-health-care-trump-takes-an-important-first-step.php

daddy at LuLu's

Start sweating TLG. Yikes. blessed loaded and Harper at the plate!!!

2 minute duda

"This Hollywood implosion is quite incredible. It is a gaping black hole that is getting bigger by the minute"

An executive order that denies access to contraception will have more of an impact on the lives of women than fat,old Harvey Weinstein.

Conservatives are excited about this scandal because they mistakenly confuse Hollywood with the Democratic party. That's an attractive association given the current scandal but it's ultimately wrong.

Everyone in Hollywood is a Liberal, but not everyone in the Democratic party is from Hollywood.

Texas Liberty Gal

daddy - I can't watch!! I'm too nervous

daddy at LuLu's

Whew😅

BR

Hi, everyone. Haven't read the last few threads. Anything interesting?

Porchlight

duda,

Do try not to be so retarded. If I don't pay for your food, am I denying you access to food?

You're still alive, so the answer is no.

Texas Liberty Gal

Oh thank goodness - I can turn it back on!!

BR

MM, I'm about to read your link above re MGM statement. Here's what I found at WND 10-12-17 re MGM statement:

“Although we prefer not to comment on the details of the investigation, we are issuing this statement to correct some of the misinformation that has been reported,” said the statement emailed to the Las Vegas Journal Review.

“The 9:59 p.m. PDT time was derived from a Mandalay Bay report manually created after the fact without the benefit of information we now have,” the statement continued. [How did Comey's memos get to the MGM?]

“We are now confident that the time stated in this report is not accurate. We know that shots were being fired at the festival lot at the same time as, or within 40 seconds after, the time Jesus Campos first reported that shots were fired over the radio.” [Maybe he's another one of Comey's godsons. Brother to Dudich at NYT :]

*******
Not a very clear statement. Are they trying to imply that if shots occurred "at the same time" there'd have to be 2 shooters, one shooting at Campos and one shooting at the festival lot? When was Campos shot? Must have been important for MGM to contradict the LVPD.


 narciso

No, it looks like they are saying the only shots are synchronized with the festival shooting, which suggests he was firing out the fir door with one hand and across the way with another. I didn't write the release!

BR

Side by side with the latest greatest ProjectVeritas on NYT, here's something which is spreading faster than wildfire, 619,540 views in 2 days.

Forensic acoustic proof of SECOND shooter in the Las Vegas massacre

daddy at LuLu's

Ughh.

Texas Liberty Gal

Ughh is right!!!!

 narciso

The trehiyse takes comrade Pokemon, to the next logical level.

Eric in Boise

OT- The USAF Thunderbirds are in Boise for an air show this weekend. My office building got buzzed by them today ( right across the freeway from the airport) . Very low pass, F16Ds are surprisingly loud.

Admission is free for the air show. You bet I'm going. How cool is it to see the Thunderbirds for free?

Texas Liberty Gal

😰😰

daddy at LuLu's

Turn it back on TLG. Frightening, but heck of a fun game to watch. 9-8 Cubs but Nats on the comeback trail. One swing and they take the lead.

2 minute duda

"If I don't pay for your food, am I denying you access to food"


That's what I keep telling my kids. I think the 3 month old is starting to get it.

Texas Liberty Gal

I've got it on. I've got a bad feeling

Texas Liberty Gal

OMG - I can't believe they didn't score!!

daddy at LuLu's

Turner at the plate----Hero or Goat time.

GUS

TLG, I am a Milwaukee Brewers fan, and the CUBS are a rival/enemy. The CUBS earned their WORLD SERIES title last year, and I gave them props and a mercy date.
But for the love of @#$@#, no more CUBS for me!!!

daddy at LuLu's

Baseball gods are wearing Cubs blue tonight! Holy Moly!!,

GUS

Jeebus Cripes, The Nationals have given this game away!!!

daddy at LuLu's

For those not paying attention. Start of the 9th. Cubs bat first, up currently 9 to 8. Then the Nats with 3 outs to tie or win. Turn the TV on. We are sweating like pigs at LuLu's.

Texas Liberty Gal

Wow, what a way to end the inning!!!

Gus - that's ok-I can cut you some slack since you're a Brewers fan. You have my sympathy😉

GUS

I had to pick up Gus Jr from a friend house tonight.
I was driving in familiar territory.....urban Milwaukee County....Wauwatosa specifically. I grew up there. I was on the Menomonee River Pkwy, (I'm sure henry and Clarice are familiar), and I saw the BIGGEST BUCK, that I have ever seen...IN PERSON. A 10 point buck, just standing at the side of the PKWY, staring at me. He was MAJESTIC. I named him LEBRON.

GUS

Ironically, LEBRON is not a MILWAUKEE BUCK.

GUS

Thank you TLG. I love you girl. Did you see the COWBOYS game this past weekend??
Oh yes you did!!

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daddy at LuLu's

OK JOMers, tighten up your jockstraps---3 outs to go for a 1 run Cubs victory. Can they shut the Nats down in the last half of the Ninth with the meat of the order coming up?

Go to hell, D.C.!!!

daddy at LuLu's

1 down, Werth up. What's the iMogi for tension!,, hits a humongous foul ball into left field...

daddy at LuLu's

2 down!!!

GUS

Werth is the MOST over paid player in MLB.

GUS

Daddy, where are you?

Texas Liberty Gal

So nervous...come on Cubs!!!!!

Texas Liberty Gal

He struck him out!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Woohoo

GUS

Harper strikes out

daddy at LuLu's

Oh, somewhere in this favoured land the sun is shining bright,
The band is playing somewhere, and somewhere hearts are light;
And somewhere men are laughing, and somewhere children
shout,
But there is no joy in Mudville Swampland---mighty Casey Harper has struck out.

Man Tran

Anonamom,

Thanks for responding. The mice experiment is exactly the kind of thing I was looking for. Are we just a step away from the switch in thinking like when the doc proved stomach ulcers aren't caused by stress.

Definitely ordering Plant Paradox tomorrow.

BTW Mrs MT has problems with both knees (never been overweight). Had no problems during the river cruise. Came home and immediately had a flair up to the point of barging in on her orthopedic doc's biweekly island visit. Now she (and I) have started 'black oil'. One more anti inflammatory on the list and it seems to be working.

GUS

I'm not a Harper fan. This game is why we all LOVE BASEBALL.
The better team WON.

Texas Liberty Gal

Thanks daddy for watching the game with me!!!! You too Gus. Sorry you'll have to put up with the Cubs a lot longer this season.

And yes I did watch the Cowboy game......boohoo

Good nite guys. You're the best!!!!

GUS

TLG, You are wonderful. God bless.

Man Tran

Hey EiB,

If you are that close to the airport, we'll have to meet for coffee the next time we stop for fuel. We usually end up at Western on the SW side.

daddy at LuLu's

Hi GUS,

I'm in LuLu's on the Waikiki strip being stupid and getting stupider. Great fun, hell of a good game as a fan to watch. Tense and exciting until the last second, obviously Obama and Hillary will pretend to be excited since Chicago advances, even tho' neither of those 2 pretentious shitheads can name a single individual on the Team. LuLu's had on the NFL Game but it was nice to see from anecdotal evidence that hardly anyone gave a shit about that contest and were focused on BaseBall. Whoot!

GUS

Hey Daddy, thanks for answering. You must know that YOU and CLARICE, have always been my favorites!! Hahahahahaha,
You are awesome Daddy. OMIGOD OMIGOD OMIGOD!!

David, Internet Deplorable

Campos, the security guard at the center of the Las Vegas shooting, canceled his scheduled interview with Sean Hannity at the last moment and now seems to have disappeared.

David

GUS

by now, I'm sure all of my fellow JOM'ERS, must have seen or realized, that the MAYOR of SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO, has SHAT ALL OVER HER PISS STAINED SELF, and has ACCUSED ....PRESIDENT TRUMP and AMERICA of .......GENOCIDE!!!!!!

We are supposed to find COMMON ground WITH FUKWADS such as this???????

BR

10/10/17 at James O'Keefe's twitter - the Godfather scene where Fredo becomes persona non grata.

Best Meme of the day. #Fredo #AmericanPravda #NYTimes #NickDudich

Too funny !

daddy at LuLu's

I never wanted to commit genocide on Puerto Rican's until the Mayor of San Juan convinced me they deserved it if they were stupid enough to elect someone like her as Mayor.

BR

Hi, David :) Somewhere in the last hour I read that Campos was not at home when a reporter inquired, but there was a private security guy posted outside his house for who knows why.

BR

Ah, it's in the WND link above at 11:57 am.

"Independent journalist Laura Loomer visited Campos’s house Wednesday and found it was being guarded by an armed security guard who identified himself as Troy Goff, of the private security firm On-Scene Services.

Goff told Loomer that Campos was not inside the house but he was providing protection for him and his family. He would not say who was paying his firm to guard the house, nor would he confirm or deny whether he also did work for the FBI, DHS, Las Vegas police or any other government agency."

David, Internet Deplorable

The woman who tweeted that later tweeted that he was just gone. >POOF<. This is an ex-security guard.

David

GUS

Daddy, it's the purported END of the AMERICAN (ROMAN EMPIRE), the MARXIST END GAME, such as SAN JUAN'S MAYORITA!! A fucking dim bulb who thinks she SURFS on a MOVEMENT.
She needs to be NON-PERSONED, by her own STALINISTS.

BR

Ha, do you mean "ex" as in terminated?

I wonder if he can identify the shooter(s). It's reported that he was shot through a closed door, so maybe he never saw the shooter, Paddock or anyone else. Or was he shot by someone else in the hallway.

David, Internet Deplorable

Wordpress ate my html style open-angle-bracket Snooty English Accent close-angle-bracket stuff I put around "ex-Security Guard." It was supposed to be a Monty Python parrot sketch reference.

David

BR

Perhaps you can find a youtube link of the funny parrot?

I'm off to verify something I read recently about a twitter from a Saudi crown prince openly threatening DJT during the campaign and now I realize that the Mandalay Bay has a separate hotel, The Four Seasons, on the 35th to 39th floors with its own entrance/exit and elevators, but probably a shared fire escape stairway. And reportedly the Saudi prince is co-owner with Gates.

BR

Verified Saudi's twitter threat
12:02 PM - Dec 11, 2015

":@Alwaleed_Talal
.@realDonaldTrump
You are a disgrace not only to the GOP but to all America.
Withdraw from the U.S presidential race as you will never win."
____________________

This is outrageous.
And Clinton Foundation donor, too.
Talk about foreign intervention in US election!
____________________

Verified Trump's response
7:53 PM - 11 Dec 2015

"Dopey Prince @Alwaleed_Talal wants to control our U.S. politicians with daddy’s money. Can’t do it when I get elected. #Trump2016"

BR

Diagram of Mandalay Bay 32nd floor suite and adjacent room

BR

October 03, 2017 at 07:35 AM

"... a shooter(s) could have escaped down the adjacent stairs. Who knows if there's a door directly to the stairs from the suite or if an opening could have been made in the preceding days by the occupant(s)."

October 08, 2017 at 10:49 PM

"If any other shooters escaped before the officers arrived, they could have run down the adjacent stairs, if they had used those tools earlier to make a hole from the suite straight to the stairwell and blocked the stair door in the hallway. Of course, the hole would still be there, so only the investigators would know that. Just looking at all possibilities, whether this was a decoy location or an actual one."

10-9-17 Lombardo's Press Conference
at 5:40 re drilling heard by security guard Jose Campos:

"L: So, the question is: What drilling was done or what was the intent of the suspect.
Um, there was drilling done. It was to the, um, doorway, um, ADJACENT WALL to the doorway, and just assumption would be to either place a camera or to place a rifle.
Reporter: [inaudible]
L: But the drilling was not completed.
Reporter: [inaudible]
L: Yes, he did."

There was drilling to ADJACENT WALL to doorway.
See diagram above. Adjacent wall could be to stairway.

BR

Mandalay Bay has 43 stories.
But Four Seasons on 35-39th floor.
Verified "Since 2007, Bill Gates and Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal have been majority owners of the company."

Who owns the penthouses above 39th floor?

Four Seasons has its own entrance/exit and elevators.

But does it share the same fire escape stairway with Mandalay Bay?

Could escape have been UP instead of down? And then out of Four Seasons exit.

BR

For those with a sense of humor, this is about as convoluted as the male ejaculation system. From there to up there to around there to over, to under, to out.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Good morning!

henry,

Listening to Fox overnight I discovered that besides the EO he signed yesterday, separately the President notified insurance companies that the government will no longer make Continuing Support payments to the insurance agencies because there is no statute authorizing them.

I think that might be what the democrats were howling about, because those payments propped up the insurance coverage in a lot of areas and will hasten the withdrawal from markets by some companies.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Well, apparently the feminists have decided to boycott Twitter today because reasons.

Good. They won't clutter things up with their stupidity.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4976692/Sex-City-creator-Harvey-Weinstein-s-allegations.html?ito=social-twitter_dailymailceleb

The gist of this is that there were plenty of women attracted to Weinstein by his power and wealth, so why did he feel the need to make unwanted advances?

This goes to the theory that it isn't just about sex,, but about power and humiliation.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2017/10/13/president-trump-scheduled-to-announce-u-s-strategy-toward-iran-today/#more-139860

Includes fact sheet handed out yesterday which media will be allowed to discuss at 5AM.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-healthcare-subsidies/white-house-says-it-cant-lawfully-pay-obamacare-subsidies-idUSKBN1CI04B?utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_content=59e0207a04d3016f0c85f0ad&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter

anonamom

re: HW being able to get plenty--guessing from those gals Trump was talking about with Billy Bush in that tape??--supports "theory" that it was about power and humiliation???

Have you read any of those accounts In Farrow's article??

That ain't no theory---clear as day.


Miss Marple the Deplorable

anonamom,

I probably should have used a stronger word than "theory."

Given his habit of yelling at underlings and making aides participate in isolating women, I would say the guy has a huge tendency to sadism.

anonamom

MM--wasn't challenging your word choice there, just noting how very clear that what he was doing was indeed "rape-rape" or at minimum, assault, not some drunken encounter between two 18 year olds that one of them two months later in her women's studies class decides was a rape.
The word has lost much of its previous meaning.

And reading the details truly does vividly convey what his ultimate motive was--dominance.


https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/from-aggressive-overtures-to-sexual-assault-harvey-weinsteins-accusers-tell-their-stories

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