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November 20, 2017

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Appalled

First. (And only). How many Franken rump squeezes will we have by end of day?

matt, deplore me if you must

deuxieme!

JimNorCal

Hopefully "lift" Trump's ship. :) :)

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

If I have a Franken rump squeeze by the end of the day he's going to have a larger gap between his front teeth than Letterman.
Admittedly the contingency is a remote one.
Gotta go.

henry

Don't worry, the left and the usual suspects* will kill the tax bill, and thus the economy.

*The playbook activists are deploying is similar; with groups targeting key senators they hope to get to a no vote, including Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Susan Collins (R-ME) and John McCain (R-AZ).

Miss Marple the Deplorable

The second Al Franken accuser (Minnesota State Fair) posted a contemporaneous account on Facebook.

This should keep Schumer busy today, as it wasn't PRIOR to Franken's election, but afterwards.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5090399/Bill-Clinton-accused-sexual-assault-four-women.html

Four new women, post-presidency.

henry

Miss M, teens at the time (under 18).

JimNorCal

2018 will be an interesting midterm.
On one hand, media, GOPe, Dems, celebs, the professoriate, international elites, resisting federal employees, illegals, and other groups have been frothing since a year ago.
OTOH, what Trump voter will change his mind and boost Big State?
Maybe GOPe haters will stay home. ("I'm voting Kelli Ward, THAT'S IT!").
Maybe ethical Dems who sat out Hillary will return.
Dems did well in the recent off-elections.

It will be interesting see if there will be a decided flow, or chaos.

Meanwhile, I will meditate on RBG's fragile health, and on Justices Kennedy and Thomas potential desire to retire.

henry

NYT Glenn Thrush now accused in gropefest. (by Vox).

Miss Marple the Deplorable

https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2017/11/20/16678094/glenn-thrush-new-york-times-sexual-harassment

This is excellent. We now have Vox turning on a New York Times reporter!

Captain Hate on the iPhone

Face it, Slick is a pervert and a predator who's been enabled by the MFM and other excuse makers. Looking right at you, Bush family.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

henry,

GMTA!

Dave (in MA)

In nautical terms, it's port, not left.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Captain Hate,

I have to agree. I am still frosted that they gushed all over Clinton and acted like they were best buds after they trashed Sarah Palin. At least Barbara Bush did, because I saw the quotes.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Kurt Schlichter on the Vox article:

Kurt Schlichter‏Verified account @KurtSchlichter
5m5 minutes ago


The best part is where Glenn Thrush acknowledges the wisdom of the Pence Doctrine.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Heh.

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DPFl8ZeWsAA80L9.jpg

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Glenn Thrush has been suspended by the New York Times while they "investigate" (aka wait until this blows over).

Miss Marple the Deplorable

http://www.wibc.com/news/local-news/leader-grundy-crew-pleads-not-guilty?utm_content=buffer31dc4&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Drug sales (brought here from Phoenix) and money laundering. Held without bail along with 20 other people.

JimNorCal

Or maybe "right" Trump if you think the deck is tilting.

Extraneus

I have as big a schadenboner as the next guy over these libs being launched by their own petards, but what exactly was so "inappropriate" about this?

Thrush and the young woman met at her colleague’s going-away party at a bar near the Politico newsroom, she told me, and shared a few rounds of drinks in a booth. The night, she said, ended on a Washington street corner, where Thrush left her in tears after she resisted his advances.

Or this?

On that night five years ago, I joined Thrush and a handful of other reporters for a few rounds at the Continental, a Politico hangout in Rosslyn, Virginia. At first, nothing seemed strange, until the crowd had dwindled down to Thrush, me, and one other female colleague.

Thrush tossed a $20 bill at her and told her to take a cab and leave us, “the grown-ups,” alone. He slid into my side of the booth, blocking me in. I was wearing a skirt, and he put his hand on my thigh. He started kissing me. I pulled myself together and got out of there, shoving him on my way out.

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2017/11/nyt-reporter-exposed-hack-wikileaks-suspended-sexual-misconduct/

danoso

Does anyone know -- what the most recent complaint against Moore? It appears to be 1991. Doesn't that come across as odd? Sexual predators don't just stop (witness Bill Clinton), yet there's apparently nothing on the judge for the last 25+ years.

derwill

Any day now we will see an op ed from the NYT that the only way to stop all this sexual misconduct/assault/harassment is for women to wear burkas, thanks be to Allah.

And for all persons possessing the Y chromosome to go trans, all the way.

And for a Constitutional amendment banning all cis-gendered white males from voting or holding office.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Extraneus,

Unwanted advances, I guess.

He does seem to use his pose as a mentor of young female reporters as a chance to make passes at them.

What he is is a phony.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

derwill,

What is bad about this is that it is conflating REAL sexual assault and extreme harassment with guys making passes or doing something innocuous, like complimenting women too much.

Thrush probably isn't a serious predator, but given both his pose as a mentor and his assistance to the Clinton campaign, I don't mind seeing him embarrassed a bit.

Janet 🚬

Nice story from my hometown area - http://www.caller.com/story/news/local/south-texas-snapshot/2017/11/19/tradition-hospitality-draws-more-than-one-thousand-rural-church-thanksgiving-meal/837184001/

IF YOU GO

What: 103rd annual Thanksgiving Day Picnic

When: 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 23

Where: Our Lady of Consolation Church- Vattmann Hall, 204 Palm Ave., Riviera

derwill

This "me too" tweet appeared on reddit. I'm putting it out here, because it has neither more nor less credibility than what any of Moore's accusers are claiming.

https://i.redd.it/fqyformt34zz.jpg

The trouble with the rule that every accuser must be believed, regardless of corroborating evidence, is that you have created a petard, upon which you can become hoisted at any time.

Man Tran


Anonamom,

Tried to catch you yesterday:

Have you heard of any precautions about taking you vitamins before bedtime because coffee (caffeine) negates the effect?

On a separate note, last summer we had coffee (heh) with A(bub)'s doctor son and mentioned that a Dr. Stone in SF was curing bad knees with stem cells for $100 grand a side. We just found out Thursday that a local pal of ours is getting it done in Seattle for $11K for both sides as an outpatient!
Have you heard of that?

And on my own progress, after finishing my first bottle of magnesium, I've noticed both a resurgence of dreaming and a distinct improvement in that moment when you are trying to recall a name or event that is the next element in your conversation.

derwill

Miss M, I sure missed that point in time where we went from the "hook-up" culture to "He put his hand on my thigh, OMG, eleventy!!"

This is another one of those mass hysteria bubbles that seem to be afflicting Liberals lately. That the hysteria seems to be consuming more men on the left than on the right is delicious to watch in the moment, but it isn't healthy, because, as you say, we're losing our ability to discern the difference between making a pass at a woman you find sexually attractive and assaulting four teenagers on a plane dubbed Air F**k One.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

http://thegatewaypundit.com/2017/11/breaking-roy-moore-jumps-10-point-lead-predictit-market-media-assault-falls-apart/

Extraneus

I think that last one was an attempt to insult Juanita.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Karen Tumulty‏Verified account @ktumulty

In light of the current national discussion, could we please take “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” out of circulation this Christmas?
2:26 PM - 19 Nov 2017

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

This is a reporter for Time, last I knew.

And she is serious, not joking.

(Insert me rolling my eyes here.)

Buckeye

Seems like the good folks of Alabama don't like being told how to vote.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

President Trump has designated North Korea a state sponsor of terror and will be imposing additional sanctions.

Also, after taxes are done they are going to start on welfare reform.

(Remarks made right before the cabinet meeting.)

Jane - not "in"

Reposting because it is too good not to:

Talk about this at the Thanksgiving table:

Net Worth BEFORE running for @POTUS.

DonaldTrump - $4.5B
BarackObama - $3M
Bill&HillaryClinton - $480,000

CURRENT Net Worth.

Trump - $3.5B
Obama - $ 40M+
Bill&Hillary Clinton - $100M+

Very telling indeed...

JimNorCal

Yeah, that AL "predict it" is nice to see.
"That is a 19 point jump in little bit more than a week."

 Duda rides again!

Wait!Wait wait wait wait!!!!!

Franken goes but Trump the pussy grabber stays on? A grab on the ass brings a Democrat Senator down but violently grabbing numerous women by their vaginas gets a Republican elected President?

What about Rapey Roy and his sexual molestation of a little girl or the litany of teenage girls who said he hunted them. What about the little girl he had pulled from her classroom so he could talk to her on the phone.Was he masturbating while she giggled about her dolls?You know he was. If he wanted sex form that little girl then he was masturbating over her.

Roy Moore is a folk hero among Republicans.

So,the right claim that you can rape children as long as you're a Republican and believe in Jesus. But,according to Trump supporters.....you can't touch a woman's ass if you're a Democrat.

 Duda rides again!

If Al Frankenstien(sigh) goes then we need to revisit President Pussy fingers past accusers, including Inava Trump's deposition of when the President raped her in her asshole for 30 minutes because of a bad hair job.

What about Trump walking through the dressing rooms of teens and hanging around.

We need to revisit this ALLLLLLL YEEEEEAAAAR LOOOOOOOOOONG day in day out,article after article, televised interview after televised interview. We need to do it now,during the midterms and right around the time Tom Maguire wants to "Keep Trump".


We need to hear the pussy story over and over and over.


Thank you Al franken.

Jane - not "in"

Wasn't there supposed to be some big reveal today?

Captain Hate

Not surprisingly I'm 100% with derwill's comments about someone maybe misinterpreting signals in a social setting being lumped in with Slick knowingly banging underaged cooch. That it happened to a lefty douche is scant comfort because it promotes the agenda of those gynecologist nightmares that all sex is rape because of patriarchy or something wynnynnz studies related.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

JimNorCal,

If Alabama is like Indiana, a lot of people are talking. The original accuser (and the others) are known to people in the state, and gossip about this will travel fast.

I would bet after the initial news, people got to talking and things were said that won't make it into the press.

I agree Alabamans dono't like to be told what to do, and that's part of it. The other part is the people weighing the veracity ofo the accusers.

 Duda rides again!

"Also, after taxes are done they are going to start on welfare reform"

No, they're going to start on entitlement reform including Social security,Medicare and medicaid because you can't give a trillion dollars to the Uber rich and not pay for the damn thing.


Ha ha ha...welfare reform....that's sooo cute...the way you call it one thing but....mean another.....ha ha ha ha ha ha welfare form.

rich

was just waiting for what Appalled dublindobbs had to say.

we're still going on about this?

JimNorCal

Two theories put forth at Instapundit:

1) Biden’s polling may look good, but he has a history of wandering hands that is simply incompatible with the new normal. He’s a political dead man.

2) this will all be old news by 2019.

I'd bet on "1". To me this seems like a culture tipping point that is hitting random targets, not a sculpted political ploy.

derwill

I am starting to lose the ability to distinguish MSM "facts" from parody. Especially when the parody rings truer than the MSM "facts."

Captain Hate

Dumbassdave found his whore mother's vodka while she was out stealing a turkey.

Extraneus

Oh brother.

Path cleared for Mitt Romney in Utah after top conservative opts against Senate bid

Can't someone accuse ol' Mitt of something really disgusting?

Extraneus

I think what dd's trying to say is that it's not working out for his side. After all the sacrificed pawns, bishops, knights and possibly even a former king and queen, Judge Roy might win anyway.

Heh.

derwill

According to Franken's defenders he should be allowed to stay in the Senate because when you're a famous celebrity you can grab them by the boob/butt/pussy and "they let you."

henry


Jane, the Uranium One guy is testifying in Congress- closed hearing. I think the "big reveal" clickbait types glossed over that last part.

Captain Hate

I knew I'd find the perfect obit here:

http://tammybruce.com/2017/11/charles-manson-finally-dead-may-it-rot-it-hell.html

Appalled

rich:

You won't hear more about it from me. There is a JOM consensus about the Access Hollywood tape that is powerful, if not logical, and it's Asberger's-like to argue any detail.

Google Democratic Centrism for more details on how that works.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

I don't think Romney will run.

This is based on nothing more than that conversation which I assume happened when Romney visited Trump Tower.

rich

seems like I missed an 'and' in there somewhere ...

had a few too many Märzen last night ... crud.

Appalled

er, Centralism...

James D.

I am still frosted that they gushed all over Clinton and acted like they were best buds after they trashed Sarah Palin. At least Barbara Bush did, because I saw the quotes.

It's amazing, isn't it?

rich

>>>Dumbassdave found his whore mother's vodka while she was out stealing a turkey.

Posted by: Captain Hate | November 20, 2017 at 12:25 PM<<<

that is a work of art.

Captain Hate

Is this dumbassdave's mother?

https://mobile.twitter.com/SonofLiberty357/status/930846397225750528/photo/1?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Facecomments.mu.nu%2F%3Fpost%3D372591

Extraneus

lol, Captain.

rich

maybe that is dublindobbs itself ... hahahahahahaha.

James D.

That it happened to a lefty douche is scant comfort because it promotes the agenda of those gynecologist nightmares that all sex is rape because of patriarchy or something wynnynnz studies related.

The fact that it's happening to lefty douches is the ONLY thing that will slow this madness down. When it starts really costing the progs - when it's their politicians who get hounded out of office, their businesses that get bankrupted, their friends and family members who get their lives publicly destroyed - that's when we'll see them begin to back off on the issue.

Nothing else will do it.

derwill

The Left has been trying to impose their party's Democratic Centralism on the entire country for years. It worked for a long time, but something happened in 2016, when enough of us normals simply stopped listening. That's why Trump got elected in spite of the pussy tape, in spite of Allred's parade of liars, in spite of the Red Scare, in spite of Literally Hitler, in spite of "you're all racist/homophobic/xenophobic deplorables."

exdemocrat

"not logical"

"THEY LET YOU DO IT"

"LET" synonyms:

Allow

Approve

Authorize

Endorse

License

Permit

Sanction

give leave

give okay

give permission


Even special ed may not be enough.

Extraneus

Btw, after all the breathless headlines, here's what the general actually said:

I provide advice to the president, he will tell me what to do. And if it's illegal, guess what's going to happen? I'm going to say, 'Mr. President, that's illegal.' And guess what he's going to do? He's going to say, 'What would be legal?' And we'll come up with options, with a mix of capabilities to respond to whatever the situation is, and that's the way it works. It's not that complicated.

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2017/11/what_general_hyten_emreallyem_said.html

joan

Appalled,
I won't represent myself as all jom-ers", I'm only one. But, you just don't understand -- the expose on Trump was talk. What is coming out now (and back during, for one, a governorship and a presidency) is, were, and was are acts, action, etc. There was proof. A stained dress. Pictures of a leering Democrat. Conduct.

Now I know you'd love to say 'what about Gloria Allred's 20 women?' But, on this, I have to shrug. I don't know what those women are complaining about -- does anyone? Did the president grope, bite, rape? Did he use his power to humiliate or use his power to keep women from advancing in their chosen profession? Where are the accusers?

The Billy Bush tape and transcript isn't shocking to people who've been around loud mouth, fairly ordinary men.

With all of this hedonistic behavior in our culture being revealed, how can you still be super-charged over a ridiculous tape that someone saved from years ago that contains vulgar language from a man who was only talking to another man? I don't get it.

Threadkiller

I don't get it.

If I told you he was trolling for a reaction and willfully obtuse to keep the reactions coming his way, would it make more sense?

joan

Yes, of course, TK. I don't usually respond to Appalled -- guess I have a time or two, but the faux outrage over that tape has always puzzled me.

Guess it's like your reaction to birth certificates. :) Or maybe not.

Beasts of England

Man Tran - yes, my buddy knows both Jones and Rutan, as well as Yeager and Bob Hoover. Hoover taught him how to do the 1.0g aileron roll. Small world, huh?

Jack is Back!

Della Reese R.I.P.

Rapey Al Frankenstien

I agree with duda

Extraneus

I'm a little suspicious about this.

Man says estranged wife was killed when gun went off during sex act

JimNorCal

"Can't someone accuse ol' Mitt of something really disgusting"

I heard he put his dog in a car top carrier once

Captain Hate

Tammy: if Leslie Van Houten was truly remorseful about what she did she'd want to stay in prison.

Jack is Back!

As an ex-nuclear weapons officer can I correct a number of media assumptions and even the General's misunderstood remarks in re an "illegal" order from POTUS authorizing a strike?

Within the National Command Authority there is something called the "Two Man Rule". POTUS has ultimate authority to call a pre-emptive or defensive use of Nukes without any recommendation or pass through from DoD. However, he must secure a second "endorsement" from the SecDef. No one at the launch center or in flight is going to commit any arming and release action without the Two Man Rule covering the order.

I think what the General was getting at is that if the POTUS still wants to proceed without the SecDef's endorsement, then POTUS would have to fire SecDef, go to the Deputy SecDef or the JCS for the Second Man approval. Doing on his own, makes it technically "illegal".

But again, as with any news story where you are not present for the full conversation and context you cannot depend on the reporter and his editors or paper to be 100% accurate and knowlegable of the topic.

narciso

Yes they've seen the dead zone too many times


https://spectator.org/should-the-fbi-be-abolished/

Extraneus

Here we go again.

H.R. McMaster called Trump an 'idiot' and a 'dope' at private dinner: Report

Janet 🚬

Mitt...

A nation of millions & the same old crew are recycled over & over & over.
It's the same in the MFM world. The same old faces are recycled on some new show or in some new format.

I also think that about the book selling circuit. The guy that writes for the NYT gets on 10 talking head shows hawking his book. Hillary has been touring for months..

Why can't some NEW writers be highlighted? The same old crew is rolled out over & over & over.
Do they pay to get on the shows? Where's the NEW talent?

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Extraneus,

"Sources told Buzzfeed."

Not exactly a reliable source, I would say. Buzzfeed's sources are voices in their heads.

Now this will go the rounds again and people will forget that it is just gossip.

What really needs to be asked is why someone in DC is interested in getting rid of McMaster, and who they think they can maneuver into the spot.

Appalled

joan:

One of my character flaws I will sometimes pound an issue into the dust rather than letting it go, and it is often a small point. In the case of the Access Hollywood tape, I have a specific belief as to what was said by Mr. Trump, and others here are equally convinced that Trump was talking about a different kind of situation. We're not convincing each other.

And sometimes, by pounding the small point into the ground, others think I am after some bigger point. In this case, not really. My twitter feed makes it clear that the Left wants to use the sexual harassment situations that are coming out to re litigate the charges against Trump, and there are avenues for the Left to do that. When I say just that, the TKs of the world figure I am accusing Trump of sexual harassment, which I am not.

narciso

Yes it didn't come from ofra previously it was because of his view on the middle East now it's antibodies guess.

 Duda rides again!

"Dumbassdave found his whore mother's vodka while she was out stealing a turkey"


Honestly, I have never been so insulted in all my life. My Mom died of a stroke three years ago and I won't stand here and have her name sullied.

I know when I'm not wanted. I shall leave this group and never return.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Della Reese has passed away at the age of 86.

RIP, Ms. Reese. I loved you in "Touched By AN ANgel."

Threadkiller

When I say just that, the TKs of the world figure I am accusing Trump of sexual harassment, which I am not.

What you said, when this began days ago, was that what Trump did was "illegal."

Your words.

Threadkiller

Guess it's like your reaction to birth certificates. :)

:-)

Jack is Back!

Did I just hear a door slam?

Captain Hate

It's the same in the MFM world. The same old faces are recycled on some new show or in some new format.

Lyin' Brian Williams has been rehabilitated!

henry

Dan Rather can't be far behind.

Captain Hate

RIP Della Reese.

JimNorCal

"Did I just hear a door slam?"

No. You did not.

 Duda rides again!

"With all of this hedonistic behavior in our culture being revealed, how can you still be super-charged over a ridiculous tape that someone saved from years ago that contains vulgar language from a man who was only talking to another man"

ROFLMAO......I leave for 2 days and JOM turns into Dante's 9th circle.

No fucking man tells another man that he habitually sexually assaults women unless there's some truth to it, you silly woman.And, when that man's boasts ARE corroborated by 18 victims with accusations ranging from rape to battery it behooves one to believe said man when he says he sexually assaults women all the time.


Jesus Christ......

Captain Hate

What are the chances ManBearPig understands this sciency stuff:

http://acecomments.mu.nu/?post=372604

henry

9th circle? we always go for 11.

exdemocrat

Assange reminds us that the NYT hired Thrush after Wikileaks exposed him as a Democrat shill:

https://twitter.com/JulianAssange/status/932645518316068864

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Regarding our discussion about the 60's (and part of the 70's), Southwest Flight Attendant, 1972:

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DPGP-rSVAAAJj-o.jpg

Extraneus

From Assange's feed:

Jack is Back!

CH,

Are they sure it wasn't Swamp Gas?

Buckeye

What are the chances ManBearPig understands this sciency stuff:

Zero.

Good job by the boys at OSU. Novel idea, let the FACTS drive your conclusions.

derwill

--that the Left wants to use the sexual harassment situations that are coming out to re litigate the charges against Trump, and there are avenues for the Left to do that.--

We know that's what the Left thinks they will be able to do. But at the same time many on the Left are using the "they let you do it" argument to justify keeping Franken in the Senate. And it's going to be even harder to do now with the stories about President Clinton screwing teenagers on "Air F**K One." Shall we re-litigate the rape charges against Clinton while we're at, Lefties?

Here's what you just can't seem to get, Appalled. We deplorables just don't care anymore what you people want or think or believe. We reject your double standards and your pathetic, lame narratives. You want proof of that rejection?

He's sitting in the Oval Office right now.

Jack is Back!

An understatement:

Larry Schweikart‏
@LarrySchweikart
17h17 hours ago
More
Ok, this is real pigs flying stuff. @ThomasWictor

Saudi Arabia's top cleric says fighting Jews is forbidden.

Appalled

TK:

If you look back, you will see I always said that if Trump did what he said he did on AH, he committed an illegal act.

derwill:

Here's what you just can't seem to get, Appalled. We deplorables just don't care anymore what you people want or think or believe.

My English mother in law says "Don't care will be made to care".

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