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June 24, 2010

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fdcol63

" ... It is because that side of the fence is all about person not principle. ..."

But of course. This propensity for the "Cult of Personality" instead of the "rule of law" allows the rise of tyrants and despots.

Hi, Pal; don't see enuff of ya'

You have to ask?
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fdcol63

If the Al-Bot got a woody, would he know what he got?

lyle

Al's got himself some kavorka! Gaia's simply is unable to resist him.

fdcol63

The spectacle of Al french-kissing Tipper was enough.

The country is in enough trouble without the image of Gore and a masseuse.

You gotta see his Great War cartoons.

Hey Rich and lyle, I'd laugh my ass off, but I can't find it ever since Pof and bgates recited from the Book of Seuss.
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Well, we're only guessing how long it was.

Compare and contrast the Gore grappling with Edith Shain and her sailor's long kiss. She died last Sunday.
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bunky

That explains the divorce. How quickly do you think Sally Quinn will revise her column?

Parking Lot

((But of course. This propensity for the "Cult of Personality" instead of the "rule of law" allows the rise of tyrants and despots.))

remember the health care meeting where Repubs went armed with facts, figures and the prop of the mile high health care bill, while the Dems went armed with nothing but personal and anecdotal sob stories?

Clarice

British sex scandals are always so much better than ours:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1288773/Top-lawyer-Neil-Fagan-lover-sex-session-led-Hilton-bloodshed.html>Exhibit A

Rob Crawford

If the Al-Bot got a woody, would he know what he got?

Technically, that would either be a "branch" or, unfortunately, a "sucker".

Captain Hate

while the Dems went armed with nothing but personal and anecdotal sob stories?

[Louise]Don't you be makin' fun of mah constititents havin' to wear the false teef of their dead kin. That there's a tragedy[/Slaughter]

A. Sullivan

Righto, Clarice.

Now that's my kind of hanky-panky!

nvgehuioghtuiosevf bva gfhtbsuyttjh

(Oh, very sorry. I got a little light-headed thinking about nipple clamps and my forehead hit the keyboard.)

Um, why was there a woman in the room?

Captain Hate

British sex scandals are always so much better than ours

I think it's safe to say that reaching puberty in the age of Christine Keeler definitely produced fewer dysfunctions than some poor schmoe fantasizing over Monica Lewinsky's fat ass being parted by a thong.

lyle

...some poor schmoe fantasizing over Monica Lewinsky's fat ass being parted by a thong."

To say nothing about ad hoc humidors...

Clarice

What do you suppose the medieval devices were that made this lady so angry?

And is this a product of British schools?

And finally, how did the judge keep a straight face when he read his obviously well-cosidered opinion?

PDinDetroit

I would like to introduce Big Al Gore to Dr. Kevorkian, maybe he could talk some sense into him about Global Warming, among other things.

Per Dr Kevorkian: "Anytime you interfere with a natural process, you are playing God."

I am not sure Big Al Gore qualifies to act in that capacity. He did, after all, flunk out of divinity school.

lyle

Divinity school is for chumps. Al's into transfiguration.

Dave (in MA)

It'll be interesting to see how much MSM airtime and column space gets devoted to this compared to when the relatively unknown Larry Craig was caught playing rock/paper/scissors in the crapper.

lyle

Ah, yes...Larry "wide stance" Craig. My state's former member of "The World's Greatest Deliberative Body."

Rob Crawford

To say nothing about ad hoc humidors...

Great name for a rock band -- The Ad Hoc Humidors.

lyle

"What do you suppose the medieval devices were that made this lady so angry?"

Uh...mammograms?

GUS

Al Gore wouldn't do such a thing. He is a nice man.

daddy

Apologies for not talking about Al Gore's nuts.

Melinda, that linked stories initial paragraphs try's to paint BP's Island drilling project north of Barrow as if its a brand new scheme just hatched in order to skirt the recent Off shore Oil Drilling Moratorium, whereas I've been reading about the project up here for quite a while.

Will try to look into it more today, but I think there's a bit of anachronistic BP bashing purposely going on.

matt

Al's next book: "An Inconvenient Happy Ending"?

Extraneus

Didn't I read that the woman has her own "blue dress" in the form of a pair of black pants?

I thought I'd read that, too, and I didn't see an explanation for how that might have happened, based on the description of the evening's activities. Not that I'd want to.

What do you suppose the medieval devices were that made this lady so angry?

That's an excellent question.

You guys are on a roll today! (I'm still planning to vote for Deb's line about why Al invented the internet, but the competition is ... er ...)

Soylent Obamacare

"Uh, ays you cayn uh-seeeeeee...the hockey stick uh-hriiiises sharply when, uh-thiiiings get, uh-hotter...and uh-sweatier. Right uh-noooowwww, I'd say it's about a million degrees. In my, uh-paaaayunts."

Captain Hate

"An Inconvenient Splooge"

Soylent Obamacare

And let me add further...

All of this unfortunate mess could have been avoided if Al Gore would have simply taken the advice I offered in 2000, to go f*ck himself.

Parking Lot

he loves massaged figures

DebinNC

Right uh-noooowwww, I'd say it's about a million degrees. In my, uh-paaaayunts."

Where resides his little dingle norwood.

Thomas Collins

Now we know why Gore hovered around Bush during one of their debates: Al wanted a little shoulder rub music from GWB!

Clarice, I agree that we Colonists cannot hold a candle to the Mother Country when it comes to matters re failure to control erotic impulses. If Keeler/Profumo was a 10, this one plus Sanford in Argentina plus Craig plus Tiger plus Sandra Bullock's hub's activities adds up to 0.005. The only thing
we have really learned from all of this is that one shouldn't be around Elin Nordegren when she is armed with a golf club and is mad at you!

Dave (in MA)

OT, TC:

">http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk143/nfsagan/NECN.jpg">
The hatches should be battened down ASAP.

fdcol63

"An Inconvenient Splooge"

ROFLMAO!

hit and run

For instance I emailed Tom here a few times to get him to deal with some issues on his page and, nice guy that I thought he was, he didn't even bother to email back, suggesting he doesn't want to deal with it.

I am hopelessly stupefied that TM didn't take the opportunity to "tell [you] all kinds of personal things that [he doesn't] tell other people."

Thomas Collins

Looks as if Gaia is angry at the Bay State for something, Dave(in MA). I hope you and Jane and Rocco and the other JOM Bay Staters avoid the tornado's path.

Tom Maguire
Didn't I read that the woman has her own "blue dress" in the form of a pair of black pants?

Somewhere in her statement she explained that she kept a black pair of slacks that may or may not have had some tell-tale evidence. It doesn't sound like the police even tested it, and she didn't seem to think there would be much reason to.

centralcal

Jane, Clarice, DoT or any other lawyers:

My apologies if this has been discussed here or on another thread, but I have been busy at work and not keeping up.

Re: SCOTUS on the Conrad Black case. If I understand correctly it goes back to the lower court. How long does that take to happen? Then, what exactly does the lower court do? How does Black, et al, regain their freedom?

PaulL

Thanks for the debate clip, Dave. Whew! There were times when Bush was perfect. Making the little nod to Algore was like saying Gimme a break, you little pissant, like I should be intimidated by you. It was just like countless movies and TV shows when the hero doesn't even blink when the bad guy throws a fake punch at him to make him flinch.


You sit by the river long enough.

Clarice said that the police considered it not 'dispositive'. I think the meaning of that is that though Monica's possession of Bill's relic had a lot more meaning than this one's possession of the Second Dog's.

There shocking allegations in the White House were consensual and these apparently were not.

But, as noted in the long transcript at Tom Nelson's L!ink U!nder N!ame, she was frozen by her knowledge of how he could bend the narrative.
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Tom Maguire

The bit about the slacks is on page 26. She noticed some stains and thought they might be "soap or bodily fluids" from Gore pressing against her while holding her down.

Delete and return are too close together.  On days like this.

Oh, heck, I wanted to sign with 'Damning in the first case, who's damned in the second?'
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Yikes, is it quittin' time, yet?

And I still haven't given you the LUN.
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PaulL

"Honest services" is a dastardly catchall that prosecutors can misuse. It's great that the Supreme Court is reining it in.

Ignatz

--I emailed Tom here a few times to get him to deal with some issues on his page and, nice guy that I thought he was, he didn't even bother to email back, suggesting he doesn't want to deal with it.--

More likely suggesting he was busy getting a restraining order.

Danube of Thought

CCal, I haven't read the opinion yet, but it's my understanding that both men were convicted on a variety of other charges. I don't know what the opinion directs the lower court to do, but whatever it is should happen reasonably soon.

Danube of Thought

In the northwest quadrant of Dave's map you will notice the lovely little town of Athol, MA.

Right after I joined my first ship--temporarily in Boston--in the summer of 1962, one of the junior officers married a young lady he had met there, whose hometown was Athol. We all drove out there for the wedding. Naturally, to a man we referred to it as "Athol, Mathachuthetts."

Clarice

Heh--Another athol, Dave Weigel, proves himself an overblown nitwit.
http://voices.washingtonpost.com/right-now/2010/06/an_apology_to_my_readers.html>The Wa Po's "conservative"

That sound you hear is paradigms shattering.

Oh, boy, hot stuff; see PJ Media for Chris Horner's story about the bomb threat made to the researcher who has demolished the green energy hype in Spain.
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Rob Crawford

Naturally, to a man we referred to it as "Athol, Mathachuthetts."

Isn't that in Barney Frank's district?

Clarice

Good work, Soylent. Reminds me of the thing I hate most about that cretin Gore, the way he talks slowly and over enunciating as if every other person around is truly stupid.

Janet

My daughter just sent me this video..."I thought you'd like it!".
Pray for Obama Psalm 109:8

Let his days be few; and let another take his office.

Danube of Thought

The Skilling and Black cases were determined separately, and there are two separate opinions. I have found and read the Black opinion but not Skilling's. I can't tell from the Black opinion whether there were convictions on counts that could stand alone without the "honest services" part. The case is simply sent down to the trial court "for further proceedings consistent with this opinion."

Clarice

I think we need to make Athol a Jom word.

Danube of Thought

Weigel strikes me as a conservative pretty much along the lines of the insane Kevin Phillips--everything he writes trashes conservatives and their ideas, but he gets it published only by referring to himself as a conservative.

Rob Crawford

Heh--Another athol, Dave Weigel, proves himself an overblown nitwit.

Huh. Another member of "Journolist".

This guy actually has the gall to ask for forgiveness after his "conservatives in the mist" 'reporting', carefully coordinated with the rest of the leftwing press on Journolist? Any bets he never trashed leftists on that mailing list?

(Of course he didn't. He's one of them, and was in one of their sanctum sanctorums -- the temple "Journolist" in which left wing "reporters" congratulate each other on being unbiased while making sure none of them ever stumble across a contrary word.)

F' him. F' him hard.

narciso

If yuou're still on the Journolist, you really can't be a conservative, so there's him andd Gerson, Thiessen's very good, vs. Sargent, Klein, Myerson, Ruth Franke, well you get the idea

Danube of Thought

Interesting discussion of a possible BP bankruptcy, including their filing in London.

Rob Crawford

If yuou're still on the Journolist, you really can't be a conservative...

Look at the blog roll next to his column. Is there an actual conservative listed?

harrjf

simple misunderstanding, he had advertised for:

massage the rapist

Jane says obamasucks

"Athol, Mathachuthetts."

I can't believe I never heard that before.

And I knew nothing about teh tornado altho it wasn't aiming for me. We have very strong winds tho.

Melinda Romanoff

Bad news in The Guardian: Greece puts up islands for sale to save its economy.

Very un-good news.

Clarice

Exactly,Dot. The only good conservative to the media is a (not very deft at it) pretend one.

matt

Weigel is not a conservative, but rather a conservative watcher, from what I gathered.

He posts regularly to Journo-List, which is what got him in trouble.

He spends his days in front of a computer searching the interwebs for right wing conspirators, birthers, truthers, Rethuglicans, tea baggers, etc. to report back to the ever shrinking Kososphere.

Someone, by the way, should do a comparative graph of marijuana usage and crazy assed Leftard aluminum foilism.

Rob Crawford

Weigel is not a conservative, but rather a conservative watcher, from what I gathered.

Then he's not actually reporting from "inside the conservative movement", is he?

Captain Hate

He spends his days in front of a computer searching the interwebs for right wing conspirators, birthers, truthers, Rethuglicans, tea baggers, etc. to report back to the ever shrinking Kososphere.

So he's like an NSA for the terrorists, only infinitely slower and dumber; but possibly with similar social skills.

Wind Rider

This woman is my hero, simply for introducing the phrase 'sex crazed poodle' into the dialogue. No offense to Trey and Matt, but the whole ManBearPig thing was getting kinda dated.

DebinNC

Weigel described Etheridge's "Who're You! Who're You!" combo strangulation/headlock as "a hug".

The rarely observed Reverse Gore Effect.

Heh, Gore was in heat.
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centralcal

Really sad - I see on Drudge that Judge Feldman now has to have security because of death threats over his ruling against the Obama/Salazar drilling moratorium.

Lefties never disappoint, to they?

PD

C'mon. Everyone knows it's the right-wingers who are prone to violence.

Hey, in works in Chicago.

Threats to the judge who threatens Soros' Petrobras investment, threats to the academic who threatens carbon traders booty. We're entering a new phase, here.
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PD

From the I'm from the government and I'm here to help you department:

BP and other big oil companies based their plans for responding to a big oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on U.S. government projections that gave very low odds of oil hitting shore, even in the case of a spill much larger than the current one.

The government models, which have not been updated since 2004, assumed that most of the oil would rapidly evaporate or get broken up by waves or weather. In the weeks since the Deepwater Horizon caught fire and sank, real life has proven these models wrong.
Jane says obamasucks

Bad news in The Guardian: Greece puts up islands for sale to save its economy.

Let's buy Santorini and move there.

Whatever Lola Wants.

Will Work for Corfu.
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Lola gets.

Time for Tinos.
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DGS

Jane and Dave (in Ma).

I suspect you have heard the old Massachusetts joke about Governor Endicott Peabody. There are three towns in Massachusetts named after him. They are Peabody, Marblehead and Athol.

Clarice

M for Mykonos or C for Crete.Santorini's fine, too. The problem is as my husband observed when I mentioned this news to him, that ater you buy it, build up the infrastructure and make a go of it the Greek govt will simply nationalize it.

glasater

Did someone mention Soros?

lyle

Talk about coincidences.

In my home state (ID) we have a tiny burg also named Athol.

Since our statehood redounds to just 1890 and I can't ascertain the exact year of Athol, ID's incorporation, I'll just live with my fantasy (replete with time travel), that it was named after one of the biggest athols of all time: Al Gore.

Lesley

If this has already been mentioned, I apologize. There has been some speculation that Hillary might challenge Obama in 2012. Could she and her black ops team merely be neutralizing any other possible opposition? First Edwards, now Gore, watch out John Kerry, and Lord knows who else?

hit and run

I'm coming to ID a week from Saturday,lyle. Can't wait. Love love love Idaho.

In other Athol news,the Athol Manufacturing Corporation is in Butner, NC. I can't easily find a website,so http://www.macraesbluebook.com/search/company.cfm?company=422104>this will have to do:

Manufactures vinyl coated fabrics Hook and loop fabrics or tapes, Elastic braid, Burlap cloth, Rubber fabrics, Paper yarn fabric, Tracing cloth, Bolting cloth, Ornamental trimmings, Binding fabrics, Tape fabrics, Felt fabrics, Webbing fabrics, Quilted cloth, Camouflage cloth, Parachute cloth, Marquisette cloth, Dossal, Welting fabrics


Gird Your Athol

Bill in AZ sez it's time for Zero to resign

glasater, can't get into your link. Must be good. What's up?

Jane says obamasucks

DGS I never heard that. I should come here more often!

bunkerbuster

Prediction: The fact that the alleged victim has refused to be interviewed by police and demanded the investigation be dropped will be ignored by the wingnutosphere which will henceforth treat the Al Gore rape of a masseuse as a "fact" just like his claim to have invented the Internet, his claim to be the subject of "Love Story and his wearing of "earth tones." No myth is too preposterous for the wingnuts, as long as it conforms to their ideology.

daddy

So apparently Gore didn't get one, but I think I know a blow job when I see one. This breaking news tells us ">http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100624/ap_on_re_us/us_palin_ethics_complaint"> Ethics probe: Palin legal defense fund was illegal

And here's the key line:

"Investigator Timothy Petumenos said the Alaska Fund Trust inappropriately used the word "official" on its website to describe it, wrongly implying Palin's endorsement as governor."

Because of using the word "illegal", Palin must pay back $390,000 from the Fund.

"Petumenos, however, found that Palin β€” the 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee β€” acted in good faith and relied on a team of attorneys to make sure the fund was lawful."

Story was posted on Yahoo 1 hour 24 minutes ago and already has 1, 141 comments. Man, do they hate her.

narciso

And if it's Thursday, it's time for yet another complaint that should have been dismissed nearly a year ago, In this case, it was complaint against the defense fund to protect against ethics complaints, in the LUN

narciso

They saddled her with 600,000, she made 12 million, and proved the point why she had to resign, the LUN is from her former spokesperson

glasater

Bill in AZ--The link's from Zerohedge and now I can't get back there either:-(

In fact I had the page open in a browser tab and that is now gone with a "failed to open" message.

Wow! I didn't think Soros was that powerful!

DGS

Jane,

My dad told me that joke when we move to Ma 42 years ago.

Ignatz

--No myth is too preposterous for the wingnuts, as long as it conforms to their ideology.--

Right, there's absolutely no basis for believing anything about Al even though he claimed:
"During my service in the United States Congress, I took the initiative in creating the Internet." and
"According to Time, Gore said that Segal 'used Al and Tipper as models for the uptight preppy and his free-spirited girlfriend in Love Story.'

Good thing the left doesn't hold onto any preposterous myths regarding oh say, plastic turkeys.

Danube of Thought

I, for one, have seen enough evidence to declare rotund lummox Gore guilty.

Live with it.

Ignatz


Hmmm, the Feds boycotting AZ at Mexico's request. So our Feds sue and boycott a state for trying to help enforce immigration laws while pouring money into and not even commenting on assorted cities actively and openly violating fed immigration laws. Nice.

 Ann  Squaredance

This awesome, edited Patton video is the only thing that made me smile today.

We had the Disclose Act passed by the communist congress, ALL Gore, this delightful news and dear Leader giving away America to his comrades in arms.

The Palin news was enough to put me over the top. Good Grief, it is all so depressing.

Well, except for this video which will make you laugh so hard you will cry: County Supervisor Who Supports Boycott Doesn't Know Arizona Borders Mexico

Wonder why we are in so much trouble?

PD

Doesn't it violate Federal law for one state to boycott another? If so, why is it legal for the Feds to boycott a state?

narciso

It's not, actually that's the purpose of the Commerce Clause, the DISCLOSE act really does
'toad the wet sprocket', she's beaten them
back, and already has a new fund up,

Janet

Ann Squaredance LOL! Too funny!

The news is depressing though...I don't know what to do. Haven't seen Pagar lately. Hopefully he/she is running for office....Jim Ryan either.??? His word was "Onward!!", but he's disappeared...that can't be good.

Captain Hate

Well, except for this video which will make you laugh so hard you will cry: County Supervisor Who Supports Boycott Doesn't Know Arizona Borders Mexico

Wonder why we are in so much trouble?

Somebody should ask her what continent Afghanistan is in..

Charlie (Colorado)

I've had a number of massages. None cost $540 even taking into consideration there'd be an extra fee for in room service.

Leave it to Al Gore to pay $540 for a massage by an actual masseuse.

Threadkiller

Prediction:
The guy who wrote this, having no facts then either, will become indignant eating his own words.
I think your last line fits PERFECTLY.

”And where were the birthers when the Cheney administration would not even tell the public which oil companies wrote its energy proposals or, even, who visited the White House? Talk about some things to hide...
It's not the stupidity as much as the hypocrisy.”

Only you complain, despite a lack of anything factual.

No myth is too preposterous for the wingnuts, as long as it conforms to their ideology.

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