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November 07, 2017

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Ralph L

First but who cares?

BR

Great thread at James O'Keefe's twitter re CNN

First up is a side-by-side video of the actual event of Pres. Trump and Japan's PM Abe both emptying the food boxes into the koi pond, juxtaposed with CNN's altered footage.

Then follow some really great comments and funny pics.

9 out of 10 koi fish agree CNN is fake news

In this sue-happy USA, one wonders why a class action suit hasn't been filed against CNN yet for fraud. Cable NEWS Network. Surely, "news" has a legal definition. And it would not include deliberate lies and fakery.

henry

Lewandowski told Page he was clear to go on the trip as long as the travel was not associated with his work on the campaign, Page told the committee.

Page is an idiot. But an independent idiot.

Ralph L

In the current climate, I don't blame anyone for taking the Fifth.

rse

I have a new post up and yes the phrase Cannibals of the Mind comes from watching several of the local district supers last week on tv. http://invisibleserfscollar.com/cannibals-of-the-mind-the-emancipatory-epiphanies-that-must-not-be/

joan-funny you responded to my point with a reference to allahu akbar on the previous thread as that is something I noticed this morning in the diva's school newspaper. Intentionally misrepresenting what it means and acting like anyone calling attention to its use is a bigot.

Old Lurker

I'm with Ralph. I wouldn't speak with anyone from the government except through the best lawyer who would have me. I never deal with the IRS except through my CPA.

 narcisoyea

Its big meh, page is an oil man, you need to deal with the right people over there. He lectured the panel on their general naivete about matters big and small re Russia.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Franklin Graham‏Verified account @Franklin_Graham

My father @BillyGraham turns 99 years old today! That means he’s entering his 100th year—it has been an amazing journey.

Donald J. Trump‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump 1h1 hour ago

Donald J. Trump Retweeted Franklin Graham

Franklin, such a great photo.

HAPPY 99th BIRTHDAY to your father, @BillyGraham!
====================================

Given his reputation from back in the day, I find it wonderful that President Trump follows Franklin Graham.

Old Lurker

Speaking of Climate, was there ever any pushback from the new guys about that report the government released last week confirming the most dire of AGW? From the little i read about it, the report was bad for the good guys.

 narcisoyea

Nothing to see here:

https://mobile.twitter.com/HarasRafiq/status/927874769025945600/photo/1

Obama had mcfail directing Russia policy, its not as bad as lager hiss but clearly stupid.

anon (AKA common man )

Are you kidding, TM? Seriously after what Scooter Libby went thru and both folks charged by Mueller have been charged with lying to the FBI.

Tell a politicized witch hunt that you do not intend to provide the rope for their little party and that is troubling? Not from this chair.

Appalled

Page likes to talk. Do you see him making use of a right that allows him to keep his mouth shut? He'll keep yammering on about stuff and manage to undercut his 5th amendment plea.

Janet 🚬

BR, thanks for all the great links...the koi pic, the Foreign Policy link on the last thread,....

Miss Marple the Deplorable

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-5058559/Too-Christmas-music-BAD-mental-health.html?ito=social-twitter_mailonline

Another sour puss attack on Christmas.

anon (AKA common man )

Cleared to go as long as it has nothing to do with the campaign. That was his testimony. We have known of his trip for awhile so exactly why would this be news? Seriously.

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

Big deal?
Some low level guy goes, on his own, and talks to some Russians and then tells some campaign guy what they said. The only thing new is apparently the campaign told him he was on his own. Shocking!
Is that a bigger deal than those same Russians' bosses giving Hillary's campaign and Barry's WH info, true or false, that it actually used against Trump?

I haven't seen this angle discussed much but; if the dossier is true in any substantial way, that makes it worse for Hillary and Barry. They sought and used actual spying on and espionage of an opposing candidate by a foreign power's intelligence service to try and win an election.

JimNorCal

"was there ever any pushback from the new guys about that report the government released last week confirming the most dire of AGW"

Yes but I don't have a link handy. Report was based on models, actual data contradicted the report.

Bureaucracy still firmly in the hands of the "resistors"

anon (AKA common man )

JNC has it right. Paid no attention to actual data, went to modeling which cant even predict the impact of clouds on temps. Yeah might even have used hockey stick type input in the models. Trash on a stick, they serve up more nutritious stuff at county fairs...

JimNorCal

Here's one article, OL
https://wattsupwiththat.com/2017/11/03/what-you-wont-find-in-the-new-national-climate-assessment/

Old Lurker

Thanks Jim and Anon. Not worth chasing down because what Jim said.

anonamom

Here it is .
The bane of my --and pretty much every physicians' --existence:


http://zdoggmd.com/ehr-state-of-mind/


These guys totally stole my schtick. Though I do it in a whine.

anon (AKA common man )

Sean Spicer was just on Fox Business. Discussed strategies and investments RNC has put in place since 2012. He is predicting a Gillespie win. We should know tonight.

Dont get excited early. Fairfax County cant figure out a way to report results timely so other than Richmond and Charlottesville, most early reports will be from R friendly precincts.

JimNorCal

Well. All right then.

http://dailycaller.com/2017/11/06/brazile-challenged-clintons-top-male-staffers-to-a-dick-measuring-contest/

“Gentlemen, let’s just put our dicks out on the table and see who’s got the bigger one, because I know mine is bigger than all of yours,” Brazile writes in the sixth chapter of her tell all book “Hacks,” obtained by the Huffington Post.

http://dailycaller.com/2017/11/06/tucker-reveals-cnn-told-hosts-to-discredit-donna-brazile-to-cover-for-clinton-video/?utm_campaign=atdailycaller
CNN Told Hosts To Discredit Donna Brazile To Cover For Clinton

henry

Jim, I think Moochelle showed up and won that contest by acclaim.

RattlerGator

OL, I'm just telling you now: hush up about who has the biggest tool. Ya hear me?

Miss Marple the Deplorable

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/11/07/jesse-jackson-accused-sexual-harassment-by-journalist.html

Janet 🚬

He is predicting a Gillespie win. We should know tonight.

Well, my neighborhood listserv is nervous.

A bit of just ONE of the reminders sent out -

ELECTION DAY IS TUESDAY--VOTE!

Please make a plan for how and when you will go to XXXX tomorrow, Tuesday, November 7, and mark that time on your calendar! Polls are open 6AM-7PM and rain is forecast for the afternoon.

This election is critical to our state and to the national conversation. Four years ago in the last Governor's race the vote in our Precinct dropped off by 50% from what it had been the year before in the Presidential election. We can do better than that. Polls show all three statewide races are neck and neck so your vote will make a difference.

Make your voice heard. Vote!

Hah!

Clarice Feldman

Page? flutter flutter my heart 00NOT. I'd take the Fifth, too, and I'd vertainly never speak to an FBI agent without a lawyer being present and a video of the conversation--I remember how twice the FBI agent hid his first convo with Russert and misrepresented in his notes Libby's first interview--and then mysteriously vanished from the FBI before trial.

RattlerGator

Good video, anonamom.

JimNorCal

"Funnier than placebo" indeed,a-mom

Ralph L

lager hiss
I believe he spelled it Algae Hiss.

Buford Gooch

When I pour my beer, I like the sound of a good lager hiss.

Threadkiller

"Lager Hiss"

"The sound you hear when open your beer slowly. "

Threadkiller

What Buford said.

Clarice Feldman

It's raining today in Northern Virginia. Maybe we can block traffic and keep all those functionaries from heading back home to the Va suburbs in time to vote. (Kidding censors..just kidding.)

sbw

“Yasir Arrafat!”

Great Kreskin: “the sound Dolly Parton’s bra makes as she takes it off.”

 narcisoyea

Shirley you can't be serious

https://mobile.twitter.com/JulianAssange/status/927671065379262465?p=v

matt, deplore me if you must

This morning I was dumbfounded by articles noting the extremist positions of a number of leading liberal mouthpieces regarding prayers for the dead and wounded in Texas.

it seems that they are now adding this "sin" to their condemnation of deplorables.

At some point one does have to recognize that Satan is walking the earth and bending weak minds towards his will.

Today, on the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution we find the New York Times running reverential propaganda pieces on the good old days under Uncle Joe.

The news is reporting several cases of raging leftists acting out such as the AA man who wanted to go to DC to kill whitey and Rand paul's crazy neighbor.

Now some universities want do do away with Greek life because it is a white male construct.

it is all a fabric of lies and is reported in the news glibly while anyone who ever spoke to a Russian national on the Trump side is front page news.

Somehow the Democratic Party scandal(s) are still under the rug and we now find Donna Brazile under attack by her former allies.

I am now expecting a Democrat version of The Killing Fields. Maybe they could send all of the capitalist roaders and revisionists out to work in the truck farms in Jersey and on Long Island if there are any left.

They can read Fauxcahontas' little red book to each other and sing Woody Guthrie songs.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-dare-the-gop-pray-for-texas-1510012040

henry

McSalley is the Turtle pary candidate for Sen in AZ.

http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/politics/arizona/2017/11/07/martha-mcsally-announces-senate-run-flake-seat-us-house-colleagues/802548001/

Porchlight

My dumbass coworker who is borderline retarded on many things including political issues just stopped into my office to tell me that the "corporate Democrats" are trying to stifle the "progressive Democrats." I told him all Democrats are corrupt liars and crooks, period. He said "but no there are these progressives that are a real grassroots movement" and I said "they are lying to you - they're just bankrolled by different corporations."

That's what you get for stopping into my office to tell me your dumb political opinions.

 GUS

Matt, the MFM will have NONE of the TRUTH, because they too, LIKE COMEY and MUELLER and McCABE and ROSENSTEIN are part of the SCANDAL. It's thicker than molasses. The LEFT/MARXIST/LIBTARD complicity is epic. Now the MFM is being given it's marching orders to attack BRAZILE. It's that deep.

Porchlight

McSally again? Sheesh.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

matt,

At the risk of sounding a little delusional, I remain convinced that Trump's election was a miracle. I also believe that the attacks against him (see WSJ article posted above) are demonic.

It's curious how Jerry Falwell, Jr., Franklin Graham, and Robert Jeffress got involved in the election, almost like they saw Trump as a Defender of the Faith.

Thomas Wictor says the democrats will be reduced to the party of the insane, and everyone else will be on our side. Not sure that will happen, but I am convinced that normal folks have to be increasingly uncomfortable of the public face the democrats present.

BR

Hello, Janet!

Just noticed something interesting at the great James Woods twitter site - Donna Brazile dedicated her book to "patriot Seth Rich" !

How strange that she was instrumental in obstructing that DC detective from making his enquiries. Perhaps she was under coercion then, but later when writing her book became bolder.

Anon aka Common Man - I really like your "hot blue on blue" phrase. Their former tight-knit ranks are breaking up.

Extraneus

From narc's link:

Alexis C. Madrigal @alexismadrigal · 18h Replying to @JulianAssange We’ve issued a correction. We regret the error. I personally regret it.

Julian Assange 🔹
@JulianAssange
·
18h
Apology accepted.

How is that an apology? Who doesn't "regret" being caught posting fake news?

henry

found by our Chicago friend:

https://twitter.com/dividendmaster/status/927947254937288706

Heller to defend electric vehicle tax credit.

They grow them stupid, then stick them in the Senate.

henry

In Brazile's book, she says she wanted to put out a reward for info on Seth Rich's killing, but Hillary hung up on her.

JimNorCal

Is it too early to start?

On the 2nd Tuesday of November in 2016 ...
GLOAT FEST!!

Audio compilation. So, so good ...
Bob Schieffer: "I'm not sure the Republican Party is going to survive"
https://www.spartareport.com/2017/11/trump-cant-win-one-year-anniversary-gloatfest/

Captain Hate

Thanks again, Clownifornia:

http://www.breitbart.com/california/2017/11/07/democrat-ted-lieu-walks-moment-silence-texas-victims/

Extraneus

In Brazile's book, she says she wanted to put out a reward for info on Seth Rich's killing, but Hillary hung up on her.

Is that true? She implicates Hillary? Wow.

BR

That's really something, Henry. By not putting out a reward, it makes the DNC look very odd in the situation, compared to Wikileaks and others offering their rewards re Seth Rich.

JimNorCal, I know, I know, I've got election night exhilaration :) Staying up all hours, checking this site, that site, everywhere for the latest news. Magic is in the air.

henry

Implicates may be a strong word here. Just assume Hillary thinks nothing of the "little people."

Porchlight

Me too re: election fever. Tomorrow will be so sweet.

Never too early for another viewing of this:

In the Hall of the Trumpen President

Captain Hate

Rodham is really tight with money that could be used for her; everywhere else including, welp you know, not so much.

Janet 🚬

Excellent, Porchlight.

I'm back from voting.
Outside exchange:

"Do you want a Democrat sample ballot?"
"No thanks. I'm a Deplorable." :)

JimNorCal

From the O'Keefe twitter thread noted at top of page.
"Meat" the Press.

Porchlight

And, it's 26 minutes long, but worth every second of your time:

The Young Turks - Election Night Meltdown

Sue

Janet,

I love you.

narciso

It's a reasonable response, an official of your organization does suspiciously and everyone acts like this is normal.

To everyone but Stephen Cohen on the left, Putin is a dangerous reactionary like kornilov.

BR

I'm still doing dance swirls over Pres. Trump and Prince Salman's Saudi Arabian brilliance.

Just totally bypassed the US cabal and Sessions' apparent weakness (if he's actually doing something, I don't think Pres. Trump would have tweeted "Do something").

So many have written about taking it down gradually from the bottom, which is fine, too, but what has happened is ...

Just brilliant!!!!!

Porchlight

Janet, I hear the precinct workers are actively handing out sample Dem ballots all over the place. Isn't that a violation of some sort?

cheerleader

Miss Marple

During the campaign, Trump said that his father used to take him to Billy Graham rallies, and that he had enjoyed them.

Tom Maguire
Thomas Wictor says the democrats will be reduced to the party of the insane.

Why does that remind me of the saying that forecasting is difficult, especially about the future and leave me thinking that Mr. Wictor found an easy way around that difficulty?

Miss Marple the Deplorable

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-11-07/saudi-purge-goes-nuclear-over-1200-bank-accounts-frozen

A great many people, including Zerohedge and the commenters, don't see the significance of the Crown Prince's actions.

Porchlight

MM, I think it's safe to say that most people aren't seeing it.

Threadkiller

Good timing of your post, Porch. I was just going to point out that Trump's independent handling of ballot security measures was a significant part of his victory in certain districts.

He figured out how to get around the Consent Decree's detrimental to the GOP language.

I don't know what rules the complacent Virginia GOP accepted to facilitate a Dem victory through fraud, but I certainly hope Gillespie is circumventing them.

narciso

Ah al amoudi bez a cash cow from Tom kean on the Amerada hess to the Atlantic counsel to what's left of red queen's foundation.

Clarice Feldman

http://www.atimes.com/saudi-arabia-gets-first-real-government/
Goldman sees it.

Extraneus

.@EdWGillespie was one of the good guys, but now he peddles fear and white nationalism. It’s better for VA and America that he not prevail.

— Evan McMullin (@Evan_McMullin) November 7, 2017
 GUS

BR I understand your frustration with Sessions, but, give him credit...he solved Fast and Furious and The IRS scandal!!

Captain Hate

Back from voting also:

Voted no on Issue 2 which, I believe, would make Katshit's Medicaid expansion even moar expensive by adding subsidized drugs.

Voted yes on Issue 1 about notifying crime victims families about the criminals expected release (I hadn't even heard of this until Kelsey Grammar ran some last minute ads).

Wrote in Mrs. H for city council; anything to get her out of the house more.

David, Internet Deplorable

Miss Marple, I know that Egg McMuffin is your favorite, so you would probably like this.

Egg tweets:

@EdWGillespie was one of the good guys, but now he peddles fear and white nationalism. It’s better for VA and America that he not prevail.

Jim Geraghty replies:

Oh, just become a Democrat, already.

David

Janet 🚬

Isn't that a violation of some sort?

No, they can do it outside the polling station.
Sometimes Republicans are there too with their sample ballots, but not today at my place.

 GUS

Evan McFuxinstuff, peddles STUPID.

cheerleader

BR,


At TCT where following President Trump on his Asia tour is almost as good as the rallies, someone posted a couple of old videos of the Riyahd summit, that are so much more meaningful in retrospect.

Wasn't it interesting that his first international visit was to visit the new Saudi Arabian king and Crown Prince. The sword dance seems so much more significant viewed through the lens of recent events.

Potus in Saudi Arabia
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6kA_qGFUMEQ


Together we will prevail
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHEdEXY5GZM

anonamom

13 minutes of pure Schedenfreunde.
ABC on election night

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

narciso

I suspect their wallet is getting light as well:


http://nationalinterest.org/feature/whats-behind-saudi-arabias-sudden-purge-princes-23059?page=2

Porchlight

Thanks, Janet.

It wasn't totally clear from the reports I was seeing where the ballots were being handed out, but it sounded like in at least one instance it was a precinct worker inside the polling station showing people how to fill out the ballots.

Lots of ground reports on this thread at The_Donald: https://www.reddit.com/r/The_Donald/comments/7bc88i/virginia_pedes_vote_gillespie_today_save_virginia/

I wonder, does McMullin ever think it odd that EVERYONE ELSE has changed and he's stayed the same?

Jack is Back!

Let's discuss Peter Hitchen's remarkably pre-scient column of November 10, 2008 upon the election of Barack Hussein Obama aka Zippy. The British perspective 9 years ago:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1084111/PETER-HITCHENS-The-night-waved-goodbye-America--best-hope-Earth.html

A sample:

Anyone would think Americans had just elected a hip, skinny and youthful replacement for God, with a plan to modernize Heaven and Hell or that at the very least John Lennon had come back from the dead.

The swooning frenzy over the choice of Barack Obama as President of the United States must be one of the most absurd waves of self-deception and swirling fantasy ever to sweep through an advanced civilization. At least Mandela-worship its nearest equivalent is focused on a man who actually did something.

I really don’t see how the Obama devotees can ever in future mock the Moonies, the Scientologists or people who claim to have been abducted in flying saucers. This is a cult like the one which grew up around Princess Diana, bereft of reason and hostile to facts.

henry

Porch, does Egg toalk to anyone besides McCain and Kristol?

anon (AKA common man )

Porch

I hope your coworker does not need therapy to recover. I am sure its been a great while since his world view was so challenged.

Janet 🚬

Robin Wright was on Charlie Rose.
Ol' Rose seemed worried for Waleed bin Talal.

David, Internet Deplorable

Porchlight, Egg McMuffin probably thinks of it as "staying the course," when everyone else sees it as "too brain-dead stupid to adapt to changing circumstances."

David

JimNorCal

a-mom 12:54
"Stocks are falling ... the Mexican peso is falling ..."

Heh

henry

The Fusion GPS boss met with the Russian lawyer just before and right after her meeting with Don Jr et al.

https://twitter.com/chiIIum/status/927958167216181248

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Porchlight,

My theory on McMullin is that he duped people on NRO and is really a rogue CIA plant in cahoots with the democrats.

That or he's just a dumbass.

cheerleader

It's kind of interesting that Ivanka Trump is making women's issues her focus ... and coincidentally, for the first time ever, women is Saudi Arabia are allowed to drive. I know there are still a lot of restrictions on their right to drive, but at least it's a start.

anon (AKA common man )

does Egg toalk to anyone besides McCain and Kristol?

Pretty high probability that Mitt is in on any conversations going on outside of his own cranium...

BR

Porch at 12:36 pm - Oh THANK YOU for that link! I saw it a few nights ago on someone's twitter and it had no youtube link. Just love Grieg's Hall of the Mountain King, the way it keeps accelerating to the frenzied crescendo. Perfect soundtrack for that video.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Ace has a fair question here:

Baby Ghoul Alliance‏ @AceofSpadesHQ 25m25 minutes ago

does McMuffin have any kind of actual job or is he just one of those Creatures of Fundraisers now? And if the latter, who's funding him?

henry

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating the Trump Tower meeting as part of his probe of Russian interference in last year’s election. Simpson and Fusion GPS were hired by BakerHostetler, which represented Russian firm Prevezon through Veselnitskaya.

https://twitter.com/chiIIum/status/927960442336628743

Frau  Sprengstoff

Ext - I read that Hillary! phoned Donna B. and when Brazile mentioned Seth Rich, Bubba's Bride said she acknowledged it and then said she had to go.

Janet - this was on the Campus Reform site about an alum who used the school data base:

An alumnus of the Virginia Military Institute recently sent out an email to all of his fellow alumni to encourage them to vote for Ralph Northam in Tuesday’s gubernatorial election in Virginia.
In response, VMI Alumni Agencies issued a statement saying it is investigating the action, which "clearly violates the VMI Alumni Agencies privacy policy.

Porchlight

Welcome, BR! There are many versions out there - several from the primary. Another great one has Seth Meyers making fun of Trump from the stage at the WH Correspondents Dinner in 2011. This was an interesting perspective from someone who was seated near Trump that night:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/i-sat-next-to-donald-trump-at-the-infamous-2011-white-house-correspondents-dinner/2016/04/27/5cf46b74-0bea-11e6-8ab8-9ad050f76d7d_story.html

Miss Marple the Deplorable

"In the Hall of the Mountain King" was one of the first classical pieces I learned, along with"Morning" because the story of Peer Gynt and accompanying music was in my 6th grade music book, back before schools got all trendy.

Mrs. Carson, our teacher, explained the significance of the crescendos in relation to the actions of Peer Gynt fleeing the Mountain King.

Now when I hear it, all I can think of is that YouTube video! LOL!

Janet 🚬

, but at least it's a start.

Yeah. In that Wright/Rose interview the big complaint seemed to be that total Westernized perfection wasn't announced & immediately implemented therefor the effort was no good.

THey seemed very worried about bin Talal.

narciso

As usual whether one member of the shammar, rashidi clan is in charge is immaterial, it is the composition of the tribes in the organization.

Captain Hate

Never get tired of the MFM getting trucked a year ago.

Clarice Feldman

worth heeding-http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2017/11/the_revolution_has_been_postponed.html

cheerleader

The person on TCT who posted Together We Prevail, said don't miss the 1:25 mark

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