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July 28, 2016

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Beasts of England

I've seen claims that every other candidate would be doing better against Hillary! I'm not kidding, Porchlight. It's [redacted] insane.

Appalled

Porchlight:

Any candidate? No. Rubio or Walker or Kasich? Yes, probably, had there been no Trump candidacy which totally trashed those guys reputations.

This said, Trump's electoral map is different. He may win Pennsylvania, and lose Utah or Georgia.

So, count me as a principled I don't know.

Captain Hate

Levin, when he wasn't whining about Trump (would you just STFU about that topic), pointed out that the dickhole black robed tyrant who freed John Hinckley was a Slick appointee, Marilyn Mosby should be disbarred, and this little item about CENTRIST TIM KAINE that the MFM seems oddly uninterested in pursuing (bonus appearance by double naught ambulance chaser Jethro Bodine Stedman):

http://pilotonline.com/news/local/columnist/kerry-dougherty/kerry-dougherty-tim-kaine-owes-virginians-an-answer/article_81d51397-3929-5142-836f-a91714544a66.html

Miss Marple 2

Back home. Painting is done, except for the hall which will not be done until after we move furniture through it.

My dem sister told me that I wouldn't be for Trump if I read a wider variety of sources. I asked her her sources.

NPR, BBC, NBC, Indianapolis Star

LOL!

No, another Republican wouldn't be running this well against Hillary.

Any other candidate would have had the following:
1. Large and cumbersome campaign staff.
2. Followed traditional politico speak.
3. Wouldn't have had 3 kids who could stand in as celebrities in their own right.
4.Wouldn't have been as high energy.
5. Would have been listening to stupid campaign consultants.
6. Couldn't command the news cycle.

I am with you. Trump is the ONLY one who could have performed this way.

No naps!!

lyle

I do love a good bouquet!

James D

Ig @ 1:13

There were a couple of (relatively) well publicized cases like this, around the same time.

I know how this will sound, but if someone - anyone - shot one of the cops who raped that woman, or any of the medical personnel who participated in the rape at the hospital, or shot the whole lot of them, I would not shed a tear.

When I go on about police, this kind of atrocity is why I do. And for all the talk about most police being good, anyone who continued to work with the folks who did that (which, unless there were mass resignations from that office, is pretty much everyone who worked there) is not a good cop, or a good human being, and is deserving of no respect whatsoever.

Salud! Or is it 'Gesundheit'?

Gad, I wish inhaling paint fumes could make me so trenchant, Miss M.

Porchlight

Okay, pigs have officially flown. My lefty bro just sent me a Vox piece by Ezra Klein on Hillary's virtues.....and made fun of it.

Here it is, if you have a strong stomach. Pre-highlighted in case you're a moron.
http://genius.it/www.vox.com/a/hillary-clinton-interview/the-gap-listener-leadership-quality

Granted, my bro is a Bernie guy, but still. He is totally loyal Dem, or has been. He actually likes Vox when he agrees with what they're putting out. And although we have a warm relationship, we tend to avoid politics.

So that is a generous gesture IMO for him to send that to me, and I think it says something about where the election is going. I'll have to say something nice about Berniefolk in return.

I may have to re-think my gloating plan at Thanksgiving. :)

Put an egg in your shoe and beat it.

Woohoo, a pair of matching socks.

jimmyk

does anyone believe, as some of my neverTrump friends do, that any GOP candidate would be doing just as well against Hillary as Trump is doing thus far?

Not "any," certainly, despite how supremely awful a candidate Hillary is. But whoever would have won the nomination had Trump not been in the race might have done as well. (That would rule out Jeb and Kasich IMO.) That's more about Hillary than about the Republicans.

James D

Any candidate? No. Rubio or Walker or Kasich? Yes, probably, had there been no Trump candidacy which totally trashed those guys reputations.

Walker trashed his own reputation with his crummy campaign hires. He had a fantastic message to run on, and a record that would have been red meat to the same people who flocked to Trump...and he completely ran away from it, following the advice of George Will's wife, among others.

Frau Galgenhumor

Welp, "at this point in time," we sure didn't have this much fun with McCain or Romney.

henry- just sayin'

But, he blew it this time.  Mebbe a good thing, he'd a got trashed by the press.

I still think Walker has a future. His template for reform is stellar.

lyle

From CH's 1:42:

One of Kaine’s final acts in office was to ask the U.S. Justice Department to transfer Soering to a German prison. There he would serve about two years before being eligible for release.

Had this eleventh-hour chicanery been successful, Soering – a man who butchered two Americans and was sentenced to spend his life in prison – would be a free man. Dancing in trendy Munich clubs, guzzling German beer.

Immediately after taking office, Gov. Bob McDonnell asked the Justice Department to halt the transfer.U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder blocked the move.

Damn, I despise that prick. But I must say I'm the teensiest surprised by the move by the Chinless Wonder: the perp wasn't black.

JM Hanes

TBT:

Did you get what I was doing in yesterday’s thread? I decided to test drive your own frequent m.o. of substituting question marks for discussion, sometimes evasively so, IMO. It seems to me that you were rather frustrated with the results. I do remain puzzled about the purpose of opening with what, by your own lights, was a deliberately misleading query.

Now that you’ve finally produced the purported evidence for your claim that ”Trump is passing on prosecuting Clinton. He has already told us so,” I see that it is as sketchy as I expected it to be. Saying that Clinton “survived” her email scandal strikes me as a totally pedestrian reaction to the exoneration she received from Comey, not a pledge breaking reversal. If she had been indicted, there’d be no point in a promise of future prosecution in the first place. The fact that she’s escaped prosecution long enough to clinch the nomination and stand for election in November certainly strikes me as remarkable.

My position here is twofold.

I do indeed, hope to see Clinton successfully prosecuted in the future. That comes a close second to wanting to prevent her from making Supreme Court nominations. Even more than wanting to see her do a perp walk, I want to see the whole disgusting mess of RICO caliber cronyism & corruption exposed in such lurid, incontrovertible, detail that even the most egregious sycophant can’t airbrush it away. Obviously, none of that will happen if she gets elected.

I think hitting on her scandals is more effective than making prosecution an explicit campaign issue, when Trump cannot, as yet, cite chapter & verse. There are just too many ways to screw that up, when we don’t even know how many investigations and potential prosecutions might be in the offing. Once Hillary loses the election, and no one has to fear crossing a potential President any more, the knives will come out on their own, and the case(s) will practically build themselves. That’s the dirty little irony of the heart of this whole sorry story.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

--We have a "free press"? --

You don't think the Dems pay for their propaganda do you?

The way we were.

Oh, boy, an opportunity to explain. 'He would have been trashed' has the elegance of a feather, 'He'd a got trashed' the impact of a dagger.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

OMG. Prize for most gall in any campaign in world history? Envelope please;

Memorandum headline:
"Clinton Campaign: Trump Needs To Guarantee He Won't Leak Before Getting Briefed"

Frau Wortkarg in Kalifornien

"Trenchant"! - I loves me a good word, kim.

Miss Marple should bottle it and put it on the market. Drones deliver more than Obama's wrath.

jimmyk

Heh, Frau, somehow the comment about the Omen brought this image to mind:

henry

Ig, Hilligula has the "Guarantee will Leak" position sewed up.

Captain Hate

Yes, lyle, I hope that mumbling whiner got heartburn from not being able to spit out "my people" along with a money shot or two. A further question should be did this put McDonnell in the DOJ crosshairs for a scam prosecution? Granted it doesn't make any sense but neither does anything else those corrupt cockwipes do.

jimmyk

I would add that the most Trump-like of the other candidates was Carly. I don't think she would have won the nomination if Trump hadn't run, but she might have done better.

Porchlight

Thanks for your response, Theo. I don't remember arguments like "I would rather lose with Trump than win with Jeb" but I do remember arguments like "I would rather lose with Jeb than win with Trump." I may also be misremembering. :)

Beasts of England

There were three candidates who had several things in their favor: Cruz, Walker, and Rubio - but each of those clearly showed that they were not ready for prime time. The rest had yuge holes in their appeal.

Do not interrupt the enemy.

Heh, they still haven't figured out what a loser meme Trump as traitor is. That is not the public perception, and the more they hammer on it, the more the traitorous Obama and Clinton are exposed.

lyle

There were three candidates who had several things in their favor: Cruz, Walker, and Rubio

Don't forget their ability to let GOPe Kampaign Konsultants show them how to lose graciously in a national election!

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Exactly, Henry.
That of course is the thought, subliminal or otherwise, that just about everyone has reading that.

Her campaign is like George after he gave up the Constanza system and went back to doing everything he thought of rather than the opposite.

Captain Hate

Yes, Kim, I keep waiting for Serpenthead to hiss at them all to STFU about security but he must be perusing the L$U schedule to figure out how many games the Mad Hatter's piss poor clock management will cost him.

Porchlight

Thanks all for your responses on the "other GOP candidates" question. Needless to say, I disagree. Although Hillary is weak, the MSM still puts up a united front, and I saw no evidence that any of those candidates could break through it the way Trump has.

Nor could they, since they are to the right of Trump, have been able to help drive the wedge between Bernie and Hillary as Trump has done.

Also, we'd be talking about their baggage, and it might stick in a way that the other side hasn't been able to make Trump's baggage stick to him.

In short I think if any other candidate had won, their campaigns would look much more like McCain's or Romney's than like Trump's, less flexible and more defensive, and I don't think a campaign like that (with all the professional remorae attached to it) could survive the Dem/MSM offense or enthuse weak Dems and independents.

TL;DR: if they couldn't beat Trump they couldn't beat Hillary.

lyle

remorae

Hah, you think you could slip that by us!

lyle

http://dailycaller.com/2016/07/25/dnc-interfaith-prayer-space-has-no-sign-of-any-religion-except-islam/

Is any other religion to progtards? Well, besides Skydragon?

Captain Hate

This should be as successful as Cantor's amnesty tour:

http://www.thewire.com/politics/2013/06/mayors-against-illegal-guns-tamerlan-tsarnaev-slate/66413/

Captain Hate

Could Code Stink please wear potato sacks?

JM Hanes

Ignatz:

I'm with Appalled on the press (although I can't speak to the Bolshevism issue).

"A courtier press, which is virtually all we are left with...."

And yet somehow, Trump is getting his message out.

Can you point me to the heyday of that ideal press you apparently believe is ours by right? The language of treason implies the need for legal intervention, and that slippery slope is what the 1st Amendment is designed to forestall.

lyle

Here's an article about blue holes:

http://www.livescience.com/55568-deepest-blue-hole-in-south-china-sea.html

No, it's no about Hilligula but it could be...

Porchlight

remorae

Hah, you think you could slip that by us!

I say it's remorae, and I say the hell with it.

Truthbetold5

JMH

Are you saying that you believe if elected president Trump will prosecute Clinton?

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

As the author, if not the copywriter of "Hillary will never be president" I of course must come down on the side of anyone else would have beaten her.
And I do believe that. It would not have been nearly as much fun but virtually every other guy was better in head to head match ups than Trump. They may not be useful for predictions but I do think they can be slightly useful for comparisons. What they don't measure is future effectiveness of a candidate. Trump was never behind the other guys but I suspect they were not behind him vs her either.

Here's a little [not] secret; most of America quite properly hates Hillary Clinton's guts. That's a bit of a handicap.

lyle

You Insty readers have probably already seen this but it's worth a click:

https://pjmedia.com/instapundit/239945/

More of that "free press agitprop for the Dems" we've been talking about.

Ali Jence

"Memorandum headline:
"Clinton Campaign: Trump Needs To Guarantee He Won't Leak Before Getting Briefed"

Not another stupid fucking Pledge.

Hillary should ask the GOPe and Cruz how that worked out for them.

Rhetorical questions and black and white answers.

Heh, tbt, you could read what she wrote. It's pretty clear.

lyle

I say it's remorae, and I say the hell with it.

Then let's call the whole thing off. ;)

Mom Hillary.

It's spinach, my Dear, and you're gonna eat it, and you're gonna pretend to like it.

Porchlight

And I do believe that. It would not have been nearly as much fun but virtually every other guy was better in head to head match ups than Trump.

But that could have changed for the worse, just as Hillary's numbers have changed for the worse, and Trump's numbers have changed for the better.

The more people get to know Hillary, the less they like her. That could have been the same for any or all of the GOP candidates. I submit, especially Ted Cruz and Jeb Bush, who together represented the two most disliked Republican stereotypes, fairly or unfairly: Southern preacher and country clubber/dynasty heir.

But Iggy, you do own "Hillary Clinton will never be president" and for that I thank you. :)

Porchlight

Then let's call the whole thing off. ;)

Or rip them off, or tear them off, or pry them off. :)

Captain Hate

I assume after her humiliating primary loss two years ago that the MFM is no longer interested in that homely dimwit Sandra Fluke.

Porchlight

Holy cow, Diamond and Silk said that the Bikers for Hillary are on their way to Philly to crush the Bernie protesters. You have to check this out:

Bikers for Hillary on way to Philly

Beasts of England

Dykes on bikes?

Porchlight

Watch the video, Beasts.

lyle

Of course, CH. The MFM tosses dimwits like Fluke, Sheehan, Mattress Girl, Chrystal Mangum, "Jackie Coakley" away like...well, used tampons after they serve a purpose.

JM Hanes

TBT:

I don't know if he will; I hope he does;I believe he should; he has not said he won't, as you claimed he has done.

Truthbetold5

JMH

You think these are the words of someone who intends on reopening this can of worms?

“History will look back and say Hillary’s greatest accomplishment will be getting out of her e-mail scandal,” Trump said Wednesday. “How she was able to get away from the lies, the deceit, the destruction of 33,000 emails, to me that’s her greatest accomplishment.”

Captain Hate

As squaredance, Iggy and I stated last night, this would be a first round KO:

http://www.weaselzippers.us/286369-trump-biden-is-not-a-very-smart-guy/

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

--And yet somehow, Trump is getting his message out.--

He is getting it out despite and over their objections, not because of their fairplay. And also because they keep trying to broadcast "horrible" behavior on his part that backfires on them.
If you'll note I did say "virtually". Certainly there are outlets not subservient to the Dems and the state but they are a garden hose compared to the floodgates of the MSM.
It is quite easy to imagine a 15% advantage to the Dem as IIRC Mark Halperin noted sometime back.

--Can you point me to the heyday of that ideal press you apparently believe is ours by right?--

Leaving aside the Theo-osphy of that comment I would merely note the good old days of 75 years ago and further back when many if not most newspapers were Republican oriented and when even the Dem oriented ones covered the gamut of political thought, not the lockstep New Left bufoonery of today, because their party was still philosophically diverse. Moreover many periodicals like Time, Harpers and others were firmly committed to the American project not destroying that project. Can you imagine Time hiring Whitaker Chambers today?

Do you really think the mainstream press was always as monolithically left wing and in thrall to the state as today? If so, that's just plain ahistorical.

cheerleader

Porchlight


Two nice things you can say about Bernie people. Trump says these in every speech :-)

1. Poor Bernie, the system was rigged against him, he didn't have a chance against Crooked Hillary.

2. Bernie was right about the TPP being a disaster.

You better leave out the part about Bernie being exhausted and just wants to go back to Vermont to sleep.

Porchlight

LOL, cheerleader. Hillary also takes a lot of naps, from what I hear. :)

I emailed my bro to say I was impressed that the Bernie supporters at the DNC have stuck to their guns, and I am.

His response: "Whatever the convention theatrics, I'm fully prepared for Democratic thermonuclear civil war after the election, win or lose. Good times!"

:)

lyle

The USAToday ed board tries its hand at satire:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2016/07/27/hillary-clinton-donald-trump-democratic-convention-acceptance-speech-editorials-debates/87586226/

Do click and skim if nothing else. It's priceless.

Beasts of England

That's fantastic, Porch - they crack me up!! Would love to have a beer with those two. :)

henry

Who is the USAToday ed board pharmacist? Asking for a friend.

jimmyk

Porch, it's a Republican year after eight years of a Democrat in office, and a not particularly popular one at that. As bad as Dole, McCain, and Romney were, they did not have that advantage. The last non-incumbent to be elected from the same party as a two-term President not named Reagan was Rutherford Hayes. (Hoover almost qualified, but Coolidge hadn't served two full terms. Ditto for Taft and Roosevelt.)

The point is, Republicans start out with a huge (yuge?) advantage, especially given what a SCOAMF Obama has been.

JM Hanes

Thanks, Porch! I needed that! I've bookmarked that video to play any time I'm feeling down. How can you not end up laughing almost as hysterically as they are?

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Looked to me like Diamond and Silk started out fake laughing at Kerry and then it evolved into a full blown, genuine laughing fit as his comical pomposity got the better of them.

jimmyk

Bikers for Hillary

Just got this closeup of one of them:

cheerleader

He's getting his message out because there's a huge receptive silent majority out there, starved to hear something besides, don't believe what your lyin' eyes are telling you.

Frau Wortkarg in Kalifornien

jimmyk @ 1:56 - I do believe Mia did that often during her days with Woody.

henry

it is possible that Kerry is the only human that looks more ridiculous on a bike than SCOAMF.

Captain Hate

Gee Lurch, why so down in the mouth?

Is USA Today claiming to be hacked in that editorial?

Porchlight

Just got this closeup of one of them:

jimmyk, lol, don't know if you actually watched the video, but Diamond and Silk are way ahead of you. :)

They're doing an AMA on The_Donald tonight, should be a blast.

I'm sitting at work trying not to giggle too loudly. :)

Thomas Collins

If Rubio, Walker or Kasich had been stronger candidates, they would have been able to stand up to Trump.

I think The Hill is going to get a bounce and on August 8th, will be 1.5 to 3 points ahead in the RCP average. If Rubio, Walker or Kasich had survived Trump, I think on August 8th they would have been 3-5 points down to The Hill in the August 8th RCP average. None would have made the Crooked Hillary theme stick as Trump has. Kasich has good national poll numbers because he is out of the race. If he actually had been the nominee, this Dem convention would be successfully cutting him down to size.

After August 8th, Trump also has the advantage, because he is the candidate of change, and the clean toga folks won't be the deciding persuadables in the battleground states. I still think Trump will lose, because the Dem metadata/fraud game in the last few days of the election will turn the tide. Kasich, Walker and Rubio would have probably had a better ground game in the last days of the election, but I don't think it would have been good enough. Trump I think is the strongest GOP candidate. Those who disagree should reflect on why GOPers who couldn't stand up to Trump would have been able to stand up to the Clinton Machine in a situation in which the Obama Machine was also going all out for The Hill.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Scarborough: Obama Sounded Like Ronald Reagan At DNC, "Spoke For My View Of America"

First, Joe, put on some socks. Sonny Crockett you aint.
Second, your head keeps growing from the brow line north. Believe it or not, that is not a healthy sign.
Third;
"It was about optimism, about believing America's greatest days truly lie head."
Ya stupid bastard, if Barry and Hillary complete their fundamental transformation, our greatest days will lie behind us...for good. There isn't some American exceptionalism auto-pilot where regardless of policies or government we notch up another greatest year ever you damned knotheaded jackanape.
The three card monte guys must love to see this bird-beaked peckerwood coming.

Neo
Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby may have dropped criminal charges against the remaining officers in the Freddie Gray trial, but she remains entrenched in a legal battle in civil court.

Five of the six officers charged for the death of Gray are suing Mosby, as well as Maj. Samuel Cogen of the Baltimore Sheriff's Office, in civil court for a gamut of causes.

In several lawsuits filed earlier this year, Officers William Porter, Edward Nero, Garrett Miller, Lt. Brian Rice, and Sgt. Alicia White alleged defamation, false arrest, false imprisonment, and violation of constitutional rights, among others.

The complaint filed by Porter and White stated that Mosby "made statements for purposes of quelling the riots rather than prosecuting police officers who had committed a crime," and that Mosby "exceeded her authority" and "brought charges with a depraved heart against police officers that were wholly unsupported by evidence and probably cause."


.. maybe not the depraved heart thing

Thomas Collins

I am not hopeful for the behavior of The Comrade's supporters. Many may be acting hostile to Campaign Hill now, but oligarch media cheerleading and Dem metadata will have the battleground state Comradephiles filling in the ovals and pulling the levers for The Hill (perhaps more than once).

rse

I just know this paper will find a receptive audience here at jom. https://tcf.org/content/report/promoting-inclusion-identity-safety-support-college-success/

Porchlight

I think The Hill is going to get a bounce and on August 8th, will be 1.5 to 3 points ahead in the RCP average.

This suggests otherwise, TC, but we'll see.

http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol-usc-daybreak-poll-methodology-20160714-snap-story.html

clarice

I think it helps him, Rattler.contra Cook.

lyle

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/28/world/isis-attacks.html?ref=world

Let me sum it up before you get yourself slimed: FBI Chief Comey: Defeat of ISIS could send "terrorist diaspora" to the West.

Just WTF does this pusillanimous poltroon think has been happening in the last 15 years? [redacted] puke.

Lurker Susie

Well, well well, once again Jennifer Griffin reporting that
The DNC is adding wife's of killed police officer's. Also
generals who worked with her and a medal of
honor winner.

James D


If Rubio, Walker or Kasich had been stronger candidates, they would have been able to stand up to Trump.

That's true.

And if they couldn't stand up to Trump, how would they have stood up to the full force of the MSM and the Dems and the billion dollars of negative ads that will be unleashed between now and November?

Porchlight

TC, I think that probably the majority of Bernie peeps (which includes the voters who support him but didn't bother to vote in the primary) will vote for Hill.

But there will be a significant minority who will vote Trump, Johnson, Stein, or stay home. That may have an impact.

Look at the Oregon poll, taken before both the RNC and the DNC.

http://cloutpolitical.com/or-governor-race-in-dead-heat-measure-97-losing-ground/

The blue parts of Oregon are Bernieland. Tell me that Trump's, Johnson's and Stein's numbers won't all be higher next go-round.

Porchlight

Well, well well, once again Jennifer Griffin reporting that
The DNC is adding wife's of killed police officer's. Also
generals who worked with her and a medal of
honor winner.

Trump conducting the DNC orchestra once again.

cheerleader

Biden being so nasty, I thought even Trump wouldn't be able to handle him. But one of Trump's major strengths is that he's really good at detecting people's strengths and weaknesses. Just reading above how he called Biden stupid, I'm thinking, yes, that would work to push Biden's buttons.

buccaneer morgan

one of the most ghoulish examples, was dragooning
the mother of a victim of Mateen's rampage into endorsing gun control, there isn't enough contempt that they are not due,

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

There is no Clinton machine in the sense of a juggernaut like Tammany Hall.
There's Bill Clinton who floats the Clinton balloon by constantly blowing hot air up its bottom. There is a small coterie or gang of fairly wimpy and disreputable fixers and kneecappers riding in the wicker basket who keep people in line and collect the vigorish and then there is this vast lump of ballast hanging off the side trying in vain to smile as she has seen human beings do and requiring her putative husband to spend all the time he is not crookedly plying his priapism into meatheaded bimbos, blowing as much hotair as he possibly can.

He's getting old and sucks as much as he blows anymore and, more importantly the big colorful Clitnoon balloon has flipped upside down and Anchor Hillary is what the world now sees floating above it all.
Poor Bill is now having to blow up Hillary's bottom to keep her vaguely human form front, center and inflated above us, kinda like the Sta Puft guy in Ghostbusters [which just happens to have recently come out in a vaguely female form itself].

Only Hillary has a lot more ectoplasm inside of her than the Stay Puft guy and she is gonna let it out before November cuz there is no machine on earth that can levitate that much corruption and banality that long.

Miss Marple 2

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/prosecutors-drop-murder-charge-against-man-accused-killing-chandra-levy-n618991

buccaneer morgan

I blame the shadows,

http://m.tmz.com/#article/2016/07/28/jerry-doyle-babylon-5-dead/

jimmyk

Diamond and Silk are way ahead of you.

Yeah, I posted before seeing the video, as I'd just seen that pic of Obama on Twitter.

cheerleader

The millions of dollars of attack ads are not going to have any impact at all. Trump won huge in states where negative ads about him swamped the airwaves, such as NH and SC.

Lurker Susie

Here is the evening list

Henrietta Ivey, a home care worker and minimum wage advocate
Dave Wills, 8th grade social studies teacher in Guilford County, NC
Beth Mathias, factory worker in Ohio
Jensen Walcott and Jake Reed. Jensen was fired from her job at a pizza restaurant for asking her boss why she was paid 25 cents less than her male co-workers.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf
Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm
Doug Elmets - Former Reagan Administration official
Jennifer Pierotti Lim - Director of Health Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce & Co-Founder of Republican Women for Hillary
Dallas Sheriff Lupe Valdez
Jennifer Loudon, Wayne Walker, Wayne Owens, Barbara Owens
Family members of fallen law enforcement officers
Reverend William Barber
Kareem Abdul-Jabaar
Khizr Khan – Khan's son, Humayun S. M. Khan was a University of Virginia graduate and enlisted in the U.S. Army. Khan was one of 14 American Muslims who died serving the United States in the ten years after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
U.S. Representative Ted Lieu (California)
eneral John Allen (ret. USMC), former Commander, International Security Assistance Forces, and Commander, United States Forces – Afghanistan
Florent Groberg - Retired U.S. Army Captain Florent "Flo" Groberg was awarded the Medal of Honor, the nation's top award for valor in combat, by President Obama after serving in Afghanistan.
Chloe Grace Moretz
U.S. Representative Xavier Becerra (California)
U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (Ohio)
Katy Perry, musician
Prime time speakers

pagar, a bacon, ham and sausage supporter

"Defeat of ISIS could send "terrorist diaspora" to the West."

http://www.therebel.media/muslim_rape_slavery_comes_to_canada

Unbelievable!

lyle

What, they aren't wheeling out Teddy Kennedy's moldering corpse for the grand finale?!? Well, there goes MY plans to tune in...

Frau Weltall ueber alles

Jerry Doyle died. Politics had to be inserted to protect the living.

Following his death, the website posted a public statement from Babylon 5's creator J. Michael Straczynski.

While Straczynski says he didn't agree with Doyle politically, he donated to his Congressional campaign because he respected him and he was a 'consummate professional'.


Horrors! "Right-leaning Libertarian" is too much for Hollywood. Doyle had a full and interesting life ending with a political talk show in the Vegas area.
LUN

JM Hanes

Ignatz:

I certainly think the state of the press has sunk to new lows, but in the past few years, in some ways I think it's become more polarized than monolithic. You've got the rise of Fox News, you've rightwing commentary all over the web, and conservatives virtually own the radio. Yeah, the mainstream media is lopsided left, but we've been getting around that in many ways for quite awhile now. There's just so much more press now than there ever has been before, and so many angles of approach. 75 years ago, we wouldn't be having this conversation, or know anything about one another. The Crossfire days are gone. You don't have Moe vs Joe sharing pages in the same rag, you've got medium vs medium (Dead Tree vs Reddit). etc. I'm not even sure that Halperin's 15% advantage even still holds.


"They are traitorous because their duty to the country is to favor neither, but instead to be the eyes and ears of all of the people; the citizenry being the only ones they are supposed to favor."

Sez you. The press is a mouth. The first amendment guarantees us the right to speak our minds, it does not impose obligations, lay ground rules, or set standards which are treasonous in the breach. Isn't the logical endgame of your complaint a Fairness Doctrine of some sort? I don't think any of us would really want to go there would we?

clarice

I go into the blistering heat for a few hours and return to find a deluge of brilliant and fun comments. I can hardly comment on them all..but some of you are moving up the fav ladder and you know who you are.

lyle

From pagar's 3:21:

And 50,000 more Syrian migrants are being fast-tracked into Canada, without a single question about their views of women, or infidels, or violence or sharia law.

Well, too bad the Canucks don't have extra strength, super-vetting like the US assures us unpeople in flyoverville that they're doing for those Syrians coming here...

Texas Liberty Gal

Porch - re: What is the status of the seats vacated by Berniebros-not sure about last nite but on Fox & Friends this am they said the Dems had put an ad in Craigslist looking for 700 people to sit in the convention center tonight-lol!

buccaneer morgan

well those words inspector dreyfus, is using, doesn't mean what he thinks they do, they have been training in raqqua and manbij, like once upon a time, 19 men trained in kandahar and herat, then moved to hamburg and south florida,

James D

narciso @ 3:16

That's so sad. Something like half the cast of that show has died in the last few years.

buccaneer morgan

ditto, and it except for the first season, and perhaps the last, it was one of the most compelling sci fi shows, on television,

squaredance

"First, Joe, put on some socks."

Tee Hee.

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