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October 21, 2014

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Sue

First?

Sue

I wonder if his falling poll numbers will hurt his speaking fees post presidency? I'm sure he's counting on Clinton-like fees to make him rich.

Sue

This has been a long six years. And we still have two left. Dios mio.

James D.

Sue, probably.

But it's a relative thing. He might get 100K per speech instead of the 250K he could command if he hadn't run his reputation and the country into a ditch, but that'll still add up pretty quickly.

NKreBootDeux

JamesD/Sue-- speaking fees? cmon, like they have his whole life, Rich White Statists will take care of Obummer (see Punahou School, Occcidental, HLS (Tribe) Ayers Frere, pritizkers, Soros, etc). Plus the petro-Sheiks will pay him a fortune for IslamicPR. sad but true.

Threadkiller
But when Barack started telling me about his family – that's when I knew I had found a kindred spirit, someone whose values and upbringing were so much like mine.

You see, Barack and I were both raised by families who didn't have much in the way of money or material possessions but who had given us something far more valuable – their unconditional love, their unflinching sacrifice, and the chance to go places they had never imagined for themselves.

My father was a pump operator at the city water plant, and he was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis when my brother and I were young.

And even as a kid, I knew there were plenty of days when he was in pain...I knew there were plenty of mornings when it was a struggle for him to simply get out of bed.

But every morning, I watched my father wake up with a smile, grab his walker, prop himself up against the bathroom sink, and slowly shave and button his uniform.

And when he returned home after a long day's work, my brother and I would stand at the top of the stairs to our little apartment, patiently waiting to greet him...watching as he reached down to lift one leg, and then the other, to slowly climb his way into our arms.

But despite these challenges, my dad hardly ever missed a day of work...he and my mom were determined to give me and my brother the kind of education they could only dream of.

And when my brother and I finally made it to college, nearly all of our tuition came from student loans and grants.

But my dad still had to pay a tiny portion of that tuition himself.

And every semester, he was determined to pay that bill right on time, even taking out loans when he fell short.

He was so proud to be sending his kids to college...and he made sure we never missed a registration deadline because his check was late.

You see, for my dad, that's what it meant to be a man.

Like so many of us, that was the measure of his success in life – being able to earn a decent living that allowed him to support his family.

And as I got to know Barack, I realized that even though he'd grown up all the way across the country, he'd been brought up just like me.

Barack was raised by a single mother who struggled to pay the bills, and by grandparents who stepped in when she needed help.

http://www.npr.org/2012/09/04/160578836/transcript-michelle-obamas-convention-speech

Jeff Dobbs

TM:
Instead, it's just a straight admission that he can't administer his own household and pay his own bills.

Flashback...Flashback...Flashback...Flashback...

RUSSERT: You said each of you have strengths and weaknesses. I want to ask each of you quickly, your greatest strength, your greatest weakness.

OBAMA: ...my greatest weakness, I think, is when it comes to — I’ll give you a very good example. I ask my staff member to hand me paper until two seconds before I need it because I will lose it. You know, the —- you know…

(LAUGHTER)

And my desk and my office doesn’t look good. I’ve got to have somebody around me who is keeping track of that stuff.

And that’s not trivial; I need to have good people in place who can make sure that systems run. That’s what I’ve always done, and that’s why we run not only a good campaign, but a good U.S. Senate office.

Har-de-har, America. Har-de-har.

Threadkiller

That Chicago home is more of a records vault than a time capsule.

http://www.cashill.com/intellect_fraud/reggie_love.htm

Extraneus

Gee, he never left a forwarding address with the Post Office.

NKreBootDeux

H&R@8:47-- I'm shocked that Obummer was that self-aware to say that. BTW, that disqualified him from ever holding any executive position.

henry

Chicago voting. The machine votes for you, literally.

Jeff Dobbs

Did you see the flyer MKH referenced in her post last night?

Paul Woolverton @FO_Woolverton
Pro-Hagan flyer has a picture of a lynching. Was put on cars parked at a Fayetteville church on Sunday #ncpol #ncsen
3:32 PM - 20 Oct 2014

That's . . . a picture of a lynching. Not that Dems are getting desperate or anything, you know.

So. Fayetteville*.

I spent waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay too much time after the 2008 election analyzing how Obama won the NC (remember, he won by 1400 votes). The biggest change from 2004 to 2008 was in Cumberland County (where Fayetteville is the county seat). The biggest thing in Cumberland/Fayetteville is Fort Bragg. You'da thunk that a county dominated by a military base would be a McCain stronghold. But Cumberland/Fayetteville is also one of the poorest areas of the state, and has one of the higher concentration of blacks. The black vote in Cumberland County turned out in incredible numbers vs 2004 - higher than anywhere else in the state - and basically swung NC to Obama by the thinnest of margins.

The Whipping is now going back to proven stomping grounds, not to mix metaphors or anything.

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*Fayetteville was the site of the first Soylent-Hit meet up in 2009.

Threadkiller

TM, did they post a complete transcript to the Whitehouse site and then go back and modify it?

Appalled

H&R:

Love the fingernails. Is the picture an inadvertent selfie?

NKreBootDeux

They cut and pasted off of a xerox machine....

Jeff Dobbs

Heh, Appalled. I may pierce my nose and there is photographic evidence of me in high heels, but I have never painted my nails.

henry

Did Princess H&R paint them for you? ; )

Jeff Dobbs

I would never let princess hit and run paint my nails that color.

Miss Marple

I know daddy will appreciate this, adn probably a lot of others:

http://www.timesofisrael.com/rare-roman-monument-bearing-hadrians-name-found-in-jerusalem/

It was erected by the Roman garrison who participated in the siege of Masada.

Centralcal on iPad

I don't think the skin color is right for it to be Hit's thumb, plus it is a very feminine looking thumb, too. :)

Marlene

Hit,Insty linked to your President Goldman Sachs logo this morning @8:48. You must be making big money on the royalties. :)

Threadkiller
It Begins: Professor & Harvard Grad Says Article II Natural Born Citizen Issue Not Settled


It was only a matter of time before the Left started on Ted Cruz's ineligibility to be President due to his birth in Canada. Although the writer fails to mention Obama's own Article II issue at least he admits the issue needs to be dealt with either by the Supreme Court of the United States or by a constitutional amendment.

http://www.laprogressive.com/ted-cruz-eligible

http://www.birtherreport.com/2014/10/it-begins-professor-harvard-grad-says.html?m=1

Harvard.

henry

Harvard Grad = Loon

- Lux et Veritas

Threadkiller

Now you did it, henry.

Threadkiller

NK! LOL!

henry

TK, that is a pavlovian response to a mention of Harvard, independent of context.

Miss Marple

hit and run,

Thank you for putting that Fayetteville flyer in context.

The democrats really seem to practice the politics of fear, don't they?

That flyer will probably get quite a few blacks tot he polls due to the historic memory of lynching, which seems quite remote to us, but is talked about still in many black communities.

It is shameful, but that is how the democrats operate.

Jeff Dobbs

Marlene:
You must be making big money on the royalties.

All kidding aside, I am quite impressed that he has saved that link and continues to use it so often - even if he liked the logo, he didn't and doesn't have to go to the trouble of linking the actual post each time.

Just went and looked -- that post will turn 6 years old one week from today.

RickB

Hit,

If blacks can't be whipped hard enough to put a pasty white woman over the line in North Carolina, then what is the future value of the Obama Freeshit Army for '16? Obama's manifest incompetence coupled with his strict adherence to lying as a means of achievement has moved the feeler demographic in the Muddle away from the Democrats. His most obvious lie, Obamacare, is going to continue slapping the feelers in the face whenever they're tempted not to believe their lyin' eyes.

There is no way taking the skin off blacks can compensate for Obama's damage to the feeler demographic.

jack is Back!

Hit,

What was the name of the old hardware store they turned into a brew pub/restaurant in the heart of downtown Fayetville? We stopped there for dinner in 2003 driving down to Florida with our new born Frederick. Good food.

NKreBootDeux

Congrats H&R, between your logo and Insty continuously H/Ting TomM, JOM rules the InternetThingy!

Extraneus

Shouldn't Hagan be asked about those white Democrats lynching that poor black guy?

NKreBootDeux

RickB-- I will be watching the Ga/NC voting very carefully. As you have pointed out they are dry runs for Hillary's! vagina campaign in '16. If the dems can't pull those faux centrist women over the line this year, Hillary! will be deemed very vulnerable to a full on Prog primary challenge, and the Obummer Progs will claim the Clintonista "centrist Dem" dayz are ovah.

NKreBootDeux

Was this Iggy?:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/20/hero-burning-building-california_n_6012976.html

Old Lurker

Go to Am Thinker and read Tom Lifson's pieces on voter fraud and tell me why one should have confidence in our system. Can we really win by enough to overcome this stuff?

Jeff Dobbs

JiB:
What was the name of the old hardware store they turned into a brew pub/restaurant in the heart of downtown Fayetville?

Unofficially that's known as The Site of the 2009 Soylent/Hit Meet Up.

Officially it's, Huske Hardware House.

sbw

- Lux et Veritas

Lux -- as in the soap?

The Dept. of Truth cleanses the record.

narciso

So politico reported has klain slated as white house counselor, when he solves this problem

jack is Back!

Hit,

Yep that's it. Sat upstairs with Frederick who was only 2 months old and sitting in the portable car seat while we ate. Lots of Ft. Bragg "operator" types there that night.

MarkO

Lux et veritas is the Yale motto. Harvard leaves out the light.

Someone is smiling.

Extraneus

White House Deletes Obama's 'Unpaid Bills' Admission from Transcript

Last night at a Democratic fundraiser in Chicago, President Obama mentioned that there are some "unpaid bills" on his desk in Chicago--which he left when moved to the White House after winning the presidential election in 2008. Here's what he said:

"One of the nice things about being home is actually that it's a little bit like a time capsule. Because Michelle and I and the kids, we left so quickly that there’s still junk on my desk, including some unpaid bills (laughter) -- I think eventually they got paid -- but they're sort of stacked up. And messages, newspapers and all kinds of stuff."

But that transcript is different than the official White House version, which deletes the "unpaid bills" part:

"there’s still junk on my desk, including some -- newspapers and all kinds of stuff.​"

The discrepenacy was noticed by the White House pool reporters, and the correct transcript disseminated by them.

"​The White House's transcript of tonight's DNC fundraiser omits the president's reference to unpaid bills being stacked up on his desk at home in Chicago. I included a partial quote in the pool report earlier, but in the interest of transparency, especially since this was a print pool only event, I'm sharing the full quote, as I transcribed and checked just now, and as it was in the transcript," a White House pool reporter noted late last night.

Extraneus

Ooops. :-)

Jeff Dobbs

Heh. Memories......

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On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 6:01 PM, [Soylent] wrote:
I’ll be in Fayetteville this week. How about dinner on Thursday or lunch on Friday?

***************************************

From: [hit and run]
Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2009 08:47:19 -0400
To: [Soylent]

Awesome. Right now, Friday lunch looks best for me. It's the kids' first week of school, and that way I can put them to bed thur night, see them off to school fri morning and then head to F-it-ville.

I'm hoping you know the town well enough to know where to go to eat. We've passed through it a number of times, but we've never stopped there. I have noticed a lot of stip clubs, though, maybe a buffet would be nice. Kidding.

If you need anything, you can reach me at xxx-xxx-xxxx. [mrs hit and run] and I are sharing that cell phone right now, so if a sexy young thing answers, don't worry, that's not me.

Looking forward to it.

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On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 11:02 AM, [Soylent] wrote:
Good copy. I've got a suitable place in mind. Less flesh, but better beer. I'll shoot you a map tonight.

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[hit and run]
8/25/09

to [Soylent]
I'm confirmed for Fri lunch. I eagerly await being shot (directions).

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On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 7:58 PM, [Soylent] wrote:

www.huskehardware.com/


Is 1130 a good time to meet?

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[hit and run]
8/26/09

to [Soylent]

Yup. Works perfectly.

Huske (it's just missing an 'r') looks fantastic.


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[hit and run]
8/28/09

to [Soylent]

Thanks for lunch today. I had a great time and am glad we finally got together.

I've started teasing JOM with the news, but little details.

I like it when JOM women beg.

A lot.

Take care, see you soon

Cecil Turner
"One of the nice things about being home is actually that it's a little bit like a time capsule. [ . . . ]
Seems like a long time, eh? To us, too.
narciso

Cully Stimson, at the Daily Signal, suggests the new head of the Civil rights division, is about as expected.

GMax

Been on a short vacay but returned to find this quite welcome news from a poll released yesterday:

US SENATE – NORTH CAROLINA (Gravis)
Thom Tillis (R) 48%
Kay Hagan (D-inc) 43%

A large sample size of 1022, puts this one outside the MOE. Now you know why they are talking about lynchings. She is going down in a smoking ruin unless they can get President Pantywaist level of black participation. Not gonna happen and Hagan the Horrible is history.

Dave (in MA)

A comment I just left over at a Boston area moonbat website:

Oil, natural gas and coal
By Dave on Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:46am
Oil, natural gas and coal prices have fallen.
Meanwhile, Coakley's utility industry bundlers are sticking us with 37% of "Necessarily Skyrocket", good and hard.

http://www.universalhub.com/2014/election-roundup-get-popcorn-ready#comment-385330

Iggy

I have never stopped in Fresno and other than a Centralcal invite or catastrophic mechanical failure, never will.
I might slow down enough for a guy on fire to jump in back of my pickup though.

Dave (in MA)

"Boston area
moonbat"

but I repeat myself.

NKreBootDeux

Iggy@1049: you're a Prince!

jack is Back!

rse,

Andrew Cuomo Concedes Defeat in the Common Core Wars.

http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2014-10-20/andrew-cuomo-concedes-defeat-in-the-common-core-wars

Its very contentious in Suffolk and Nassau counties of Long Island and now it looks like its noise has made it to Albany.

RickB

NK,

North Carolina and Georgia are the pasty white woman test beds but the shifts in the state legislatures in Nevada, New Mexico and Colorado will be bellwethers regarding the coming Hispanic split from the Prog Fascist racialists.

I've been wondering if this tide is going to flush out more House progs than expected. There is nothing checking it and it's running a little stronger than anticipated.

Iggy

How 'bout that little non-dischargable bill of $7 or 8 Trillion Barry is leaving for the rest of us to put on our Mastercards.

Barry not paying his bills? Priceless.

NKreBootDeux

RickB-- as usual thoughtful points. I admit I don't have the hispanic angst that many conservatives do. I just don't see that as a perpetual Dem block; the Dem block is dirt poor immigrant new hires on the Dem plantation, whether they are from Guatemala or Romania or Kiev. To me the real electoral danger is single women, especially childless (and childish) single women. They vote against rational interest, instead voting on 'feelings'. The more there are, the more the risk of more insane statist government.

jack is Back!

Another Pew study that I don;'t trust is about the 5 least trusted news sources.

http://www.mediaite.com/online/study-these-are-the-5-least-trusted-news-sources-across-ideological-lines/

Check out the top 20 most trusted news sources: The Eocnomist, PBS, NPR, etc. LOL.

Old Lurker

I really do hate our government.

LUN

Iggy

It will be a perpetual Dem block unless someone pries the cold, dead fingers of the GOPe off the party.

Marlene

I really wonder about the Obamas calling Chicago "home." By the time they leave the White House,the older daughter will be in college. The younger daughter will still be in high school. They will probably stay in NoVa or MD until she goes to college,then who knows (or cares)?
Oh,and did they ever think about having their mail forwarded? Geez.

MarkO

Totalitarianism, topless coeds and due process.

http://reason.com/archives/2014/10/21/the-lefts-creeping-totalitarianism-on-af

NKreBootDeux

Churchill famously said 'a little joke is a serious matter." Barry's little quip about unpaid bills is very revealing. he's a deadbeat by nature, and a moocher. He's sticking our kids with their FULL FAITH AND CREDIT to pay the interest and principle on $8+TRILLION in new debt he'll leave behind. Our kids will have to deal with the inflation or default consequences of that insane debt. And what did that debt buy? Paying for bankrupt Medicare and Soc Sec, and More Medicaid for nonworking parasites, which in reality goes to SEIG union thugs and immigrant Drs? It's a sick joke.

Jeff Dobbs

Maybe we should all send the Obamas some bills to their Chicago address?

Captain Hate

Shemp isn't interested in this story:

http://americanthinker.com/2014/10/karl_rove_weapon_of_mass_delusion.html

clarice

H & R's logo is THE best.

Janet

A good line over at DiploMad -
Progressive Putrefaction
"The ice caps are not melting; the snow in the Himalayas is not melting. The only thing melting is the Obama misadministration."

narciso

There's category error all over that survey, Buzzfeed is like a scam from the folks that think Politico isn't shallow enough, of Bagehot's mistake i've remarked enough

Captain Hate

Buzzfeed is one of the dumbest sites on the internet. Smug and retarded is no way to go through life.

Miss Marple

GMax,

I saw over on Breitbart that Alvina King and some other black ministers are going to campaign for the GOP in North Carolina, to explain why Obama hasn't helped their comunities and why it is not int heir interest to keep voting the same way.

They are also going to campaign against fear.

I hope she has good security.

Threadkiller

I really wonder about the Obamas calling Chicago "home"

Probably to fulfill the residency requirement when Michele takes over from Rahm.

Miss Marple

TK,

I still worry they are setting Michelle up to be on the presidential ticket. Not as much as I did a few months ago, since the foreign policy fiasco and the Ebola thing have tarnished the family brand pretty severely.

NKreBootDeux

If Moochelle takes over for Rahm... henry and gus's real estate values in Southern Wisc will skyrocket.

henry

NK, where do I send the campaign contributions? ; )

GMax

BTW the returned early voting ballots in Iowa are virtually a tie ( Democrats +1400 ). Huge change from 2010. Ernst is going to do fantastic.

I am hearing that Martinez in NM may sweep in a Republican State House. Lots of Democrat worries there about Martinez being up so much that it further depresses moonbat turnout.

Captain Hate

narc, I'm midway through the last season of Burn Notice. It's very fitting they made this the last because Westen and his buds have gotten into some ethically treacherous waters not unlike what Finch experienced on POI when the Machine started thinking for itself. There are very few relatively lighthearted rescues that previous seasons have been filled with; this is all about somehow getting out intact against all odds.

James D.

Of all the sources on that survey (and, ye Gods, is it ever poorly designed), the only source I think I'd personally categorize as trusted is Rush. I'd put Fox News, Drudge and, maybe, the WSJ as sometimes trustworthy, sometimes not. Everything else there, I consider completely untrustworthy at basically all times.

narciso

Truly, now this last season was designed around getting back Miami for their extortion racket , which is how they killed their golden egg, but there is a point of diminishing returns, the only way one can go on with these missions, is if you believe the goalis worthy, and Michael realizes it is no longer

Miss Marple

This has nothing to do with anything except for a lament for days gone by. Here is a picture of Economy Class in a Pan Am 747, late 1960's. It popped up on Twitter through a site that posts old photos.

I flew to Europe in 1967 and this is how remembered it. Quite a difference from the cramped plane with trashy-dressed passengers that I faced last winter when I went to Rome:

narciso

My comment last night , re Mr domergue, is he was an exceeding unlikely target of Volodya's wrath

NKreBootDeux

Interesting data. AllahPundit and everyone can draw their own conclusions: http://hotair.com/archives/2014/10/21/pew-survey-consistent-liberals-most-likely-to-block-others-on-social-media-for-disagreeing-with-them-politically/

Iggy

Study finds cheap natural gas will not reduce CO2 and may increase it because cheap energy results in economic growth.
"Necessarily skyrocket" seems to be inversely proportional to poverty for non-rent-seekers.
JATFI.

Extraneus

McCain set to meet with supporters on 2016 Senate race

NKreBootDeux

1960s air travel-- a lot more exclusive obviously.Crampness? Americans were far less chubby then. Jeez.

Marlene

MM,I flew to California in 1973,Boston to San Francisco and I wore a dress. If you want to see how dress codes changed,watch the old American Bandstand shows. The guys in dress shirts and ties and the girls in dresses,at least until Dick Clark moved the show to California.

Jeff Dobbs

So, I don't know, had some time to kill.

Wendy and her iconic pink shoes. Or shoe, I guess. I don't think she'll be able to fit both of them in there. But not for lack of trying.

Wendy Davis and Her Pink Shoes

"Nom nom, my opponent's a cripple, nom nom, his wife is white hispanic, nom nom, hands off my unregulated baby killing factories, nom nom nom"

Dave (in MA)

"Here is a picture of Economy Class in a Pan Am 747, late 1960's."

The 747 was rolled out in 1970 and didn't start to get widely used until after the oil crisis a few years later.

Iggy

So, who is cuter Hit; Jenny G or Wendy D?

Jeff Dobbs

Hands down it's Jenn.

That's late, late, late, '60s

Er, 747 first flown commercially in 1970. I pick a nit.

clarice

MM, relatively speaking airline tickets are cheaper than they were then even though there's less space in economy and in the 50's and 60's we dressed up on planes because we didn't have to spend so much time in airports and in cramped quarters once aboard.

NKreBootDeux

Jenny = Granholm?

If yes, no doubt. The Wendy creature is stylized to an over the top degree. She must have a NASCAR crew work on her each morning before going out. Granholm is just naturally good looking IMO.

Man Tran on old iPhone

I know three lovely ladies that were Pan Am stews including our A(B). When I just now sent that pix to one of them, I asked "Did they hire midgets for the photo, or did early 74s have 10 ft extra width?"

The immediate reply was count the four seats in the middle, instead of the current six. Ugh.

Extraneus

Is this one of MM's hold your fire moments?

John Kasich rips AP after reportedly denouncing Obamacare’s repeal

Threadkiller

MM's photo is of a full size mock-up built for PanAm after their half a billion contract was signed in the mid-sixties. Although the plane may have not flown commercially until the '70s, it is correct to say the picture is from the '60s.

How's that for a picked nit?

Undernourished here.

Heh, Dave beat me to the nit.

Miss Marple

Well, whether the 747 debuted in the late 60's or 1970, the picture reminded me so much of how it was when you traveled back then.

On the flight in the morning, approaching Scotland, they woke us from sleep with HOT TOWELS!

And during the night they pulled out the arm rests and let us lie on the seats (very uncrowded and no one was next to me) and gave us blankets and pillows.

And the dinner was a nice one with wine.

SO different today!

And yes, Clarice, it is much cheaper to fly in todday's dollars. I had to work for months to save enough money for the ticket. And there were no discount deals or air miles or anything like that. I think I figured one time that the cost of the ticket in today's dollars would have been about $2000.

A perl.

TK wins.

Miss Marple

Well, while we are being told not topanic, here's an Indiana doctor pre-emptively warning us to stay away from Ebola survivor black market blood:

http://www.wibc.com/news/local-news/doctor-black-market-ebola-survivor-blood-should-be-avoided

Old Lurker

Yes, MM. 1970 to 2014 is about 500% in cumulative CPI.

Captain Hate

"Nom nom, my opponent's a cripple, nom nom, his wife is white hispanic, nom nom, hands off my unregulated baby killing factories, nom nom nom"

http://dailycaller.com/2014/10/20/master-debater-wendy-davis-attacks-abbott-with-dildos/

Jeff Dobbs

CH:
master-debater-wendy-davis-attacks-abbott-with-dildos/

Good lord, the original pic I used to for the shoe really really really is ripe to be p-shopped with a . . . well, use your imagination:

I'm not doing it. I'm way too classy.

Threadkiller

Looks like she is holding the fuselage of Wonder Women's plane.

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