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April 21, 2018

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JiB

Howdy!

Threadkiller

Finally...

Ok let me find the cut and paste I did of that enormous Birther file and post it here.

Duda!

"The New York Times and a third rate reporter named Maggie Haberman, known as a Crooked H flunkie who I don’t speak to and have nothing to do with, are going out of their way to destroy Michael Cohen and his relationship with me in the hope that he will “flip.”'


Why would Michael Cohen........ "flip" if you're innocent, Mr.President?


We know that he's going to prison for a long,long time, but if you yourself are innocent then you've absolutely nothing to worry about.

JimNorCal

Hurray!

Howdy Gowdy

Flippy is just another example of the incompetents Trump surrounds himself with

henry

I see the panic in the usual astroturf posting.

Captain Hate

narc, who were you talking with on the mega thread about South Africa's spiral?

narciso

Trying to explain what gentlejim was wondering about, but mostly venting my frustrations.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

https://twitter.com/RealCandaceO/status/987450257159077888

I just ran across this gal. There is a short video of her speaking at auniversity. Do watch it!

I like her phrase "victim mentality vs. victor mentality".

Old Lurker

Did anything I need to know happen after post #1200?

:-)

Miss Marple the Deplorable


Fox News
‏Verified account @FoxNews
15m15 minutes ago

Happening Now: @MittRomney seeking nomination today at Utah GOP convention for U.S. Senate race.
=================================

Swell.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Old Lurker,

Trump's tweet this morning really got some people in an uproar.

I will link to his Twitter time line. Look for the 3-parter right below the announcement of the Michigan rally:


https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump

anonamom

CSPAN telecasting Barbara Bush's funeral at noon eastern time.

Had a rebroadcast of a fabulous interview she gave in 2013 from 10-10:45. What a gift from beyond to hear her today.

She said, when asked about her faith:

"I am not afraid of death. A good thing at my age! I know there is a great God...I know we'll see Robin again, one way or another."

exdemocrat

MM - interesting follow up to your Candace Owens tweet here: https://twitter.com/kanyewest/status/987696355341553665?s=20

Miss Marple the Deplorable

https://www.boredpanda.com/dogs-who-think-theyre-cats/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=cutedose

Another Bob

Willowed.

What the fresh hell puts Sessions in an "untenable position" if Rosenstein is fired??

Rosie have compromising pictures of Sessions and a Kodiak bear or something?

Another Bob

Willowed 2.

An Althouse commenter makes an interesting speculation. For the DNC suit, has Crowdstrike been retained to create servers that have signs of known Russian hacks originating from from Russian IPs? Or from Trump domains?

anonamom

NPR says you can keep your Romaine if it is from somewhere other than YUMA AZ.

Can we believe them about that???

Old Lurker

Thanks MM. So what's not to like above those pro-Cohen tweets?

Extraneus

USA Today Refuses to Apologize for Calling Trump 'Unfit to Clean Toilets'

Old Lurker

If the GOPe had defended its own like Trump is defending Cohen from, say, 1980 on, we would not be in the swamp we are in now.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Old Lurker,

As near as I can tell, a bunch of them were hoping Cohen would spill some sort of dirt on Trump, so that has them outraged that someone would be loyal. (And Cohen is loyal - he once said he absolutely would take a bullet for DJT).

Secondly, they also think this is some sort of hint to Cohen and Trump shouldn't say anything.

ALso, in the original tweet he misspelled Maggie Haberman's name with 2 b's, and that generated a whole bunch of "look how stupid Drumpf is" posts, includingHaberman, who also retweeted his post, which demonstrates how clueless the press is.

Old Lurker

If I needed a date, use the death of Lee Atwater in 1991. A decade and half later, Tony Snow tried to recover, but then he died in 2008.

Captain Hate

I have no idea what Sessions's game plan is with the wascally Wosenstein.

Ol' Yeller almost lost his voice at how ill advised the potty mouthed Dominican's lawsuit was, urging the GOP to go on offense with aggressive discovery and deposing everyone. It's pretty bad when the brains of donk leadership reside in the skull of Keith X.

narciso

Of course morning joke stung from his ever more selective garage hands removed all doubt.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

https://twitter.com/President1Trump/status/987702872765882369

Beautiful video of an airman's homecoming on this tweet. Click on the video for sound.

Old Lurker

Femall MM.

Just imagine Bush 42 doing that for his staff especially Scooter Libby...not to mention defending his own damn self. I blame the Bush presidencies for the mess we have as much as I blame the Clintons and Obamas. The latter were Scorpions and we all knew it.

exdemocrat

Not sure what Levin said exactly, but the first thing to do is file a counterclaim. That way, the Donks can’t simoly dismiss the suit if discovery gets over the target.

narciso

Interesting szady who notched many investigations under Mueller landed on his fear in an outfit called allies united.

-peter

I am the god of hell fire and I bring you fire, I am Joe's kidney, I am sitting on the dock of the bay, I am from the government and I am here to help, I am Joe's pancreas, I am Joe, I am a smoker and I vote, What I am is what I am, I am curious yellow, I am a camera, I am Chevy Chase and You're not, I am not a witch, I am the Walrus goo goo guh joob, I am Sam, I am not your Negro.

narciso

But are you the eggman that what we want to know?

Captain Hate

Not sure what Levin said exactly, but the first thing to do is file a counterclaim. That way, the Donks can’t simoly dismiss the suit if discovery gets over the target

Without relistening to the podcast I think that's exactly the course of action he advised.

narciso

Now,was it always thus, without leaks of the Cambodian air strikes or the Pentagon papers which were as neutral a selection as the dossier, would put out picture of Nixon be different?

-peter

For Jack is Back, who just took the ferry through Plum Gut, an epic story of a sea rescue there just a few days ago: http://suffolktimes.timesreview.com/2018/04/81472/plum-island-ferry-orient-firefighters-pulled-off-water-rescue-rough-conditions/

Kevlar Kid

Happening Now: @MittRomney seeking nomination today at Utah GOP convention for U.S. Senate race.
=================================

Swell.

Will Candy Crowley be there to shut him down?

Kevlar Kid

"I AM." (Nietzche's my Bitch.)

narciso

Or whatever that is in deutsch.

squaredance

Nietzsche ist meine Hündin?

exdemocrat

Thx, Captain. Here’s a proposal from ‘sixwhitehorses’ on Roger Simons post:


COUNTERCLAIM

Count I

Hillary Clinton, the Clinton Campaign, and the DNC conspired and colluded with Russia to prepare a fraudulent dossier on Donald Trump to influence American voters and sway the 2016 election.

Count II

Hillary Clinton, the Clinton Campaign, and the DNC conspired and colluded with Russia to prepare a fraudulent dossier on Donald Trump which was used by agents of Hillary Clinton, the Clinton Campaign, and the DNC to file fraudulent FISA warrant applications and obtain FISA warrants to spy on Donald Trump and the Trump Campaign.

Count III

During the 2016 election, DNC employee Seth Rich was murdered by Hillary Clinton, the Clinton Campaign, and the DNC in retaliation for Seth Rich giving Wikileaks access to the DNC email servers and/or Seth Rich releasing DNC emails to Wikileaks.

Count IV

Hillary Clinton, the Clinton Campaign, and the DNC conspired to rig the 2016 Democratic Party primary with a predetermined outcome assured from "Super Delegate" voters who promised to vote for Hillary Clinton, thereby effectively nullifying the votes of all Americans who voted for Bernie Sanders.

Count V

As Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton approved the transfer of control of 20% of U.S. uranium to Russian interests in exchange for $150 million paid by Russian interests to the Clinton Foundation, illegal funds that were used by Hillary Clinton, the Clinton Campaign, and the DNC to fund the 2016 election.

Sbw on iphone

Kids taking care of our house and we are halfway to Captiva FL for a week.

We’ll check in from the beach. 😊👍

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Old Lurker,

I think that is a good benchmark.

One of the things that got me was reading Karl Rove's book. I was so eager to hear the inside story of the Bush 43 administration - and it was nothing but a padded resume for hiring Karl Rove. Remember, during the Florida recount, the daily demonstrations in front of the VP residence where Gore lived? Remember how upset people were with that recount and all of the protests and demonstrations?

That entire thing got ONE SENTENCE in his book, like it was an afterthought. (And the fact is, if Rove had been a better campaign manager he wouldn't have had a close race in Florida.)

After I read that book I had no illusions about the intelligence of campaign managers. I think Rove is a fraud and his time has passed.

narciso

That's more figurative I think.

Extraneus

I assume each defendant can file their own counter-claims and conduct their own discovery. I think Wikileaks already announced theirs.

narciso

They aren't that smart, like avenatti not reading the contract,

narciso

Going after the Russians seems particularly stupid, have they not heard from london.

Kevlar Kid

"NPR says you can keep your Romaine if it is from somewhere other than YUMA AZ.

Can we believe them about that???"

National Public Relations----> give me robust "hell no!"

What a joke. Go to any commercial lettuce patch in Amerka and you'll see "potty houses" lined up by the access road. What you won't see, cuz they are likely not there, are washups for washing one's hands.

So, what National Public Relations is saying, "There is only e coli linked to a single farming region-- Yuma, AZ."

Right.

Then there are the "packing sheds." A little better sanitation standard... but not much. "Soap" is at a premium and even if it's there, the state health departments spend a mint on signs in Spanish reminding the little angelitos to wash their frickin hands.

And, where the rubber meets the road, most Amerkinz don't wash their lettuce, especially if it comes in a sealed bag (you know "romaine hearts") or a transparent "box".

Ick.

Extraneus

Have any 4D chess masters weighed in on how Michael Cohen helps take down the deep state, with an assist from the judge who officiated Soros' wedding?

Miss Marple the Deplorable


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
7m7 minutes ago

Today, my thoughts and prayers are with the entire Bush family. In memory of First Lady Barbara Bush, there is a remembrance display located at her portrait in the Center Hall of the @WhiteHouse.

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DbUVJVbXUAEsuq0.jpg

narciso

The raid followed by the leak to McClatchy was designed to shut down the lawsuits against buzzard feed and CNN.

Miss Marple the Deplorable


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
6m6 minutes ago

Heading to the Southern White House to watch the Funeral Service of Barbara Bush. First Lady Melania has arrived in Houston to pay our respects. Will be a beautiful day!

Kevlar Kid

"
USA Today Refuses to Apologize for Calling Trump 'Unfit to Clean Toilets'
"

Ridicule and the fickle press in this country have a long and storied association.

History's proven them wrong on more than one occasion, no?

Two of my favs:

Newspapers ridiculed Stonewall Jackson for being an "awkward and clumsy" buffoon until his battlefield heroics proved he was anything but.

Lincoln was portrayed as an ape in many a "satirical" cartoon.

Kevlar Kid

"We’ll check in from the beach. 😊👍"

Well-deserved respite for you both, SBW.

Safe travels and limitless peace of mind, all the way, to and from.

Kev

Kevlar Kid

The only bone i to pick with Barbara Bush is over this nagging question:

What's with Jeb-a-reeno?

Jack is Back!

-peter,

Thanks for that article. Had read about in 27East. Amazing coordination of fire departments, EMT's, 2 different ferry operators and fishermen. East End people at their best.

Well, our visit to Portsmouth Abbey was very impressive. Didn't know it but Christopher Buckley is a grad as is the weasel E. J. Dionne. Too further balance things out so is Sean Spicer:) What I and Mrs. JiB liked was the utility of a British "public" school education protocals. The learn less then being taught. No textbooks. Taking English, then through the year you read the classics, the great books and discuss them, write literary criticism and articulate both oral and verbal the rhetoric, logic and use of language, etc.

They even introduce Socratic Dialogue to the public speaking curriculum. Building a new state of the art Science building - STEM on steroids. Classic languages, Latin and Greek, are available and for Freshman Latin is mandatory. Top notch athletic facility including 8 Squash courts.

All in all, we will be thinking more seriously about this school than all the others.

DebinGA

Hubs belongs to our small town's Exchange Club, mainly 55 yo+ men and women who enjoy service projects. One of those projects earned the leader an unexpected call from Pres. Trump last week. Hopefully, the impact across the country of these personal calls day after day will be considerable, even though ignored by the msm.

narciso

That seems like a great choice Jib.

exdemocrat

Comey/Clapper/CNN :

https://www.dailywire.com/news/29674/bombshell-report-suggests-cnn-helped-orchestrate-ryan-saavedra

JimNorCal

I like exDem's 11:41 link!

Miss Marple the Deplorable

From a commenter at CTH:

Melania is sitting beside Obozo at Barbara Bush’s funeral. This is a sacrifice more heinous than she should have to make. 🙏🏻❤️

exdemocrat

MM - i think this goes to our exchange yesterday about the part that embarassment plays in Prog TDS hysteria:

https://twitter.com/BusterUSMC/status/986599451526664192

Old Lurker

"All in all, we will be thinking more seriously about this school than all the others."

Can I go?

Rocco

-peter, thanks for the 11:33, they were lucky! But I think the skipper screwed up, when the waters cold, everyone should wear a life vest or PFD.

exdemocrat

who wrote this? : "People must fear the consequences of lying in the justice system or the system can’t work."

Old Lurker

Exdem...are you aware that Valerie Jarrett's daughter Laura is CNN's guy at the DoJ since Trump's swearing in?

Old Lurker

"who wrote this? : "People must fear the consequences of lying in the justice system or the system can’t work."

Nobody living near Washington DC.

Tom R

For your entertainment. Trump Derangement Syndrome at its finest.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/this-emperor-is-running-short-on-clothes/2018/04/20/b243b09a-44c7-11e8-ad8f-27a8c409298b_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.03267cf46aa6

Old Lurker

Headline yesterday "Sessions warns White House: Firing Rosenstein could prompt his departure, too"

Works for me.

squaredance

OL: I saw that. I thought "great, a twofer".

Janet 🚬 -  I wish my family had a poncho

another quote -

“Well, it’s not over. We can’t have an American people that violate the law and then just walk away from it. So it’s not over,” - Sen. Harry Reid (D)

Janet 🚬 -  I wish my family had a poncho

exdem's quote is Comey.

What a time we live in....

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Tom R.,

I have used up my free reads so will just have to wonder who was making an ass of themselves in that paper.

squaredance

MM: just delete your cookies for the post. That is how they track that.

(But the artiucle really is not worth the effort IMO.)

Eye Doctor


Libby’s pardon means Trump knows Mueller’s witch hunt M.O.
https://canadafreepress.com/article/libbys-pardon-means-trump-knows-muellers-witch-hunt-m.o

Miss Marple the Deplorable

extraneus,

Someone should really do an expose on how they are flat-out lying about Trump's reputation and how fraudulent so many of these anti-Trump people all are.

There are hundreds of pictures on the internet of Trump receiving awards from Jesse Jackson and AL Sharpton. He was a good friend of Michael Jackson's. Yet he is called a racist.

He was LOVED by Hollywood because his appearance on a TV show got them higher ratings. Guest appearances on Fresh Prince of Bel Air, cameo in Home Alone 2, etc. Yet Hollywood acts like he's some sort of pariah that would never darken their doors.

NBC made a fortune from "The Apprentice." Yet their news people act like none of that money ever wound up in their paychecks.

I am quite curious about this obvious attempt to destroy his reputation. Are you telling me that Alec Baldwin never met Trump? I don't think that is possible, since they were probably at some of the same events. Robert De Niro? Same. This is the same for all of these stars - they KNEW him and socialized with him, just like Sharpton and Jackson.

The wholesale panic and hatred has to be connected to something else, and I am beginning to think that whole Pizzagate thing might be true, what with the arrest of that Smallville actress for her participation in recruitment for that sex cult. She had a picture of that spirit-cooker creepy woman on her Twitter account.

I don't talk about that stuff here and I had pretty much decided it was all a bunch of parnoid nuttiness except for that arrest - and the fact that Roseanne Barr is adamant that there is shady stuff going on in Hollywood.

And that is all I have to say, but either something has spooked all of these people and they are deliberately ginning up Trump derangement in the masses, or we are witnessing some sort of mass psychosis which has yet to be explained.

exdemocrat

A criminal, an Islamist and a traitor walk into a bar. The bartender says, "Hello, Mr.Brennan."

Another Bob

Asshole Andrea Mitchell can't help but take shots at Trump at the Barbara Bush funeral.

SMH

 joan

Well, Miss M, I don't think the people in the entertainment business, Hollywood and New York, are any smarter than those poor souls who followed Jim Jones to Jonestown in Guyana. They chose libertine pursuits as their guide and chosen fields, they were attracted to the glitter and gloss of the quintessential philanderer who became a governor and then president, and didn't give a toss when he besmirched the White House and allowed and/or gifted his wife with trying to overhaul our healthcare system, as well as a lot of graft, in order to hide her foul personality from the public. The left's mass psychosis is nothing but hedonism -- they want their graft, their thievery, their coke-rotted noses, and don't want to be thwarted by people they despise. They were probably so drunk on their own power (those in politics) or besotted and drunk on their drugs and money (those in entertainment) that their foaming tantrums will not stop unless some of them are sent to prison and those in the democratic party whose ethics haven't withered and died step out and say 'enough.' Frankly, I don't see that particular day coming.

henry

Good news. Shirley's term on the Supreme Court ends next year!

https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/politics/2018/04/19/justice-shirley-abrahamson-hasnt-been-court-more-than-week-and-has-been-listening-wisconsin-cases-ph/532705002/

Janet 🚬 -  I wish my family had a poncho

I find the Barbara Bush coverage too much.
More than one site refers to 'America's Grandmother'.
Another article is - 'America Mourns Barbara Bush'

I find it weird & off-putting.
Turning politicians & their extended families into celebrities doesn't seem right. I especially dislike the idea of anointed political families. That seems really third worldish.


henry

Janet, it is the MSM doing a prevent defense against Hillary and Obama spending life at Leavenworth.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

I didn't watch the funeral, as I am trying to be a nice person and I don't want to start fuming about Jeb or anything else.

Barbara Bush had some good qualities and a sharp tongue in defense of her family, whether justified or not. I am just going to let the whole thing drop and look to the future.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

henry,

Remember when Clinton got invited to Kennebunckport? And W palled around with him and joked he was another brother?

At the time, I thought they were trying to show Americans a spirit of bipartisanship.

Now I think it was to make sure that all of the corruption would be kept secret for both parties. Bah!

Eye Doctor

Clinton, Comey, Uranium One: Who Is John W. Huber?
https://www.judicialwatch.org/bulletins/clinton-comey-uranium-one-john-w-huber/

Ralph L

I am therefore I think.

I thought this was to be a private funeral. Is there a Bush on the ballot in November?

clarice feldman

The first thing will be a motion to dismiss this public relations lawsuit. It offers no facts to support a cause of action-and citing newspaper articles as facts is insufficient. See Charles Ortel on Instapundit. He knows what he's talking about.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Ralph L.,

Apparently "private" meant "invitation only", NOT that it wouldn't be televised.

Tom R

I have used up my free reads so will just have to wonder who was making an ass of themselves in that paper.

It was an oped by Joe Scarborough saying why Trump won't run in 2020 and cited some quotes from some NeverTrumpers. It's lameness was Comeyesque.

narciso

Althouse had it excerpted, so I just prefaced it as removing all doubt,

exdemocrat

Trump should tweet that he's thinking of appointing Carter Page to coordinate the defense

squaredance

It is rather odd, the fuss about this funeral. I assume that part of it is because they expect one of the Bush clan to say something against Trump.


A great part the Professional Left does understand that the GOP base has moved on considerably from W and Senior, it would seem.

They are pretty much done with them...they have moved on.

No reason to let them know about this though.

It is hilarious, however, to watch them now portray the Bush family as "Good Republicans".

narciso

but if needs must:

https://althouse.blogspot.com/2018/04/i-remember-when-it-became-clear-that.html

Momto2

I watched a short clip of the funeral and I have a question. Aren't the Bush's Methodists? What was on her casket? It was a beautiful cloth with yellow gold sections which matched the altar cloth.

Having grown up Methodist, I've never seen this before. Most funerals I've attended had either an American flag for a veteran or a floral "blanket" on the casket.

narciso

they always find new bete noires, why can't the us atty in Pensacola, reopen the klausatis inquest?

narciso

no bush sr. was Episcopalian, as I believe w was.

GUS

(I am, I am)
I am Superman and I know what's happening
(I am, I am)
I am Superman and I can do anything.

EXCEPT FOR WEASEL MOVES.


That shit cracks me up. Weasel moves.

Kevlar Kid

"Taking English, then through the year you read the classics, the great books and discuss them, write literary criticism and articulate both oral and verbal the rhetoric, logic and use of language, etc."

That is the essence of a model advanced by Mort Adler and Company in the early 80s: "The Paideia Proposal."

Went through and graduated from that exact model in 77 from ND. A good basic education at any level.

i'm admittedly biased.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Momto2,

W and Laura are Methodists. Dad and Barbara were Episcopalians. The funeral was at an Episcopal Church, and it looked like a bishop was presiding from the photos I saw.

narciso

one of comey's charity cases, he was apparently an informant at gitmo for a time,


http://freebeacon.com/national-security/al-qaeda-using-google-maps-plan-jihadist-attacks/

narciso

I stand corrected:

http://specialoperations.com/30644/remembering-greg-fronius-kia-el-salvador-31-march-1987/

JimNorCal

MissM 1:09
still catching up, doubtless someone already expressed this but

"Someone should really do an expose on how they are flat-out lying about Trump's reputation and how fraudulent so many of these anti-Trump people all are."

In the end, they don't hate Trump. They hate us.
They hate him for standing with us.

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