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August 16, 2016

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lyle

Aetna pulling back from ObamaCare in blow to health law

Or translated into progtardese: That means it's working!

Beasts of England

My Internet didn't explode. Maybe it was Glenn Beck's pea-sized brain that did...

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

VDH;
The Great Regression.

"Today, it seems that Orwell’s 1984 would better have been titled 2016."


Threadkiller

The 7inch Samurai

Lurker Susie

Very interesting

Report: Roger Ailes Advising Donald Trump - Breitbart

http://www.breitbart.com/2016-presidential-race/2016/08/16/report-roger-ailes-advising-donald-trump/

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Tom Sowell;
Does Black Success matter?

rich

lyle-

thanks.

clarice

Bloomberg says the race is a tie--within the margin of error (Attkisson)

Threadkiller

When is Trump's Milwaukee speech?

henry

evening TK, he is in West Bend today

Captain Hate

Speaking of racial matters, how many of the NeverTrumps hectored us to support that great healer Thad Cochran?

lyle

Is it safe to click on NRO? I mean, hey, those #neverTrump cooties might crawl right up your sleeve...

henry

Trump times in WI

hrtshpdbox

The agitators (and the money to fund them) of the BLM come from far left wing globalist sources like George Soros and those agitators will ensure that the mob will never be satisfied.
Beck makes that point, derwil (that the leaders of that movement are radicals), but notes that many supporters of the group don't subscribe to the worst aspects of the politics. Who are, in fact, just people who might have a different perspective on a term like "black lives matter" than you or I would.

That pie analogy is idiotic.
I don't know, I liked it. But I agree with you that there's no institutionalized racism in the police department, none at all. I mean, you might find a precinct here or there that is just all screwed up overall, but in fact the police bend over backwards (sometimes too far) to prove they're not racist. The "problem", I think, is that many blacks don't feel part of the American "experience" and that law-abiding blacks have watched as black culture erodes and black crime increases. It doesn't matter how much of that is their fault and how much the fault of whites; ultimately, as Americans, we need to be at peace with one another.

OK, but the rest of us have a right not to live in that fantasy land or pretend it's real.
Right, I say to leave them be to think it instead of pushing back aggressively to counter their false notions as challenging one group to lay aside it's prejudices doesn't bring an impasse any closer. Blacks (not the government) need to clean up their communities in terms of crime and unemployment; white detente-seekers should be ready to assist, to appeal to the higher nature of the better black community leaders. No group is monolithic, progress has to be had where it can be had.

Beasts of England

It's definitely not safe, lyle. Earlier this week tweedledumb and tweedledumbass were trying to outdo themselves in their histrionics. That would be Goldberg and Williamson, natch.

Threadkiller

Thanks, henry.

Miss Marple 2

Lurker Susie,

Before he became a TV executive, Ailes was famous for Reagan's "Morning in America" ad campaign.

I hope he's working with Trump on ads for after Labor Day.

Captain Hate

Box, are you aware that somebody from the Cleveland BLM has accused the donks of selling blacks out and has endorsed Rob Portman for Senate?

maryrose

heart- shaped box
For the past 50 years we have been helping the inner city residents aspire to a better life.
Every opportunity has been extended.
Much money has been spent.
Affirmative Action and sports scholarships have been awarded.
Pulling oneself up by the bootstraps is hard work.
All people are capable of accomplishing that with proper education and effort.
I don't have time for excuse laden slackers.

Beasts of England
'...how much the fault of whites...'

I'm thinking of a value somewhere between zero and zero. And trying to ignore the odiously racist suggestion of collective, preternatural blame.

Captain Hate

Having Ailes can't hurt but Trump is already media savvy. I think the real debate pressure is on Short Circuit to not look and sound like a badly programmed cyborg. Honestly she looks and sounds like hot garbage.

lyle

Adequately and prophylactically armed, I clicked on Ig's VDH link. Spot on as usual but this caught my eye:

the so-called Antikythera analogue computer could predict astronomical cycles in a way unimaginable 250 years earlier in Periclean Athens.

I stumbled across a PBS documentary about this device a few months back. Jaw-droppingly fascinating.

GUS

Review: Criminal who was last arrested for COCAINE POSSESSION on July 22nd. BLACK CRIMINAL with tattoos all over his neck btw. Gets into chase with Police. He runs while in possession of a STOLEN GUN from a stolen CAR. Cop with BODY CAMERA......remember, we must have body cameras......tells BLACK CRIMINAL TO STOP. Tells criminal to drop the stolen gun. Black criminal DOES NOT DROP GUN and turns pointing gun at BLACK COP. Cop sends BLACK CRIMINAL to HELL with "the quickness".
Blacks riot burn buildings injure more cops, scream in broken English that the nearby SUBURBS, need to BURN. "BURN THAT SHIT DOWN".
Whites are attacked and beaten.

What on earth do WHITE people have to do with this??

maryrose

I never owned slaves so I have zero white guilt.

lyle

tweedledumb and tweedledumbass were trying to outdo themselves in their histrionics

Like two aging divas considerably past their prime angling for the last bit of spotlight. Pathetic.

Miss Marple 2

Captain Hate,

Trump is media savvy but producing good TV commercials is something Ailes is good at and which I don't think Trump has much experience with.

On the Reddit site and on Twitter I see commercials made by regular people (a sign of intense loyalty and enthusiasm) and the ones that get me the most use soaring music and inspirational scenes.

I am hoping Ailes is helping with the ads. Trump knows good visuals (see entrance through mist to introduce Melania at the convention) but getting those into the TV ads is a little trickier, and Ailes could help.

One other thing: Trump has waited to do ads until practically everyone is dying to see one on TV. The minute they start appearing, it will be a story in and of itself. HA!

maryrose

I also don't owe anyone reparations.

buccaneer morgan

they are mostly people engaged in dysfunctional behavior to varying degrees, instead of reproach they are celebrated, thus encouraging more such behavior,


http://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2016/08/16/libya-warns-italy-milan-based-islamic-state-cell/

some accounts say he was at bagram, some say at gitmo, either way he's bad news,

Threadkiller

#NeverTrumpers have slaves:

http://canadafreepress.com/article/two-wealthy-sharia-muslims-kept-slaves-in-their-texas-home

Beasts of England

A very nice Côtes du Rhône at Last Bottle for $12 - hurry!! :)

lyle

From MM2's 12:30

I particularly am not interested in Black Lives Matter since it is a Soros- funded organization

Insty, earlier today:

OF COURSE IT WILL: Ford Foundation Will Fund Black Lives Matter Big Time.
GUS

Yes Lyle. Mr.DeMille I'm ready for my close up!!

lyle

Beasts, I opened a bottle of ~$30 2010 Brunello from LB over the weekend. Phenomenal.

LB is my crack cocaine.

Miss Marple 2

lyle,

I wouldn't be surprised if we found out Soros was involved with the Ford Foundation, too. I frankly wouldn't be surprised if he was involved with Catholic Charities and the other refugee resettlement groups, through donations with a hint to push the illegal alien invasion.

The guy has enough money to influence almost every charity and foundation in the country. I am sorry to say that ideas which sounded like crazy conspiracy theories 20 years ago now seem to be plausible.

I probably should shut up for a while because I am starting to sound like a nut case.

James D

maryrose @ 1:17

Absolutely!

We all - every one of us - have both victims and monsters in our family tree, if you go far enough back. At some point, our parents or grandparents or great-to-the-nth-power-grandparents were driven out of their homes and became refugees; and at some other point, they were the ones doing the driving out. Somewhere in all of our family trees were slaves, and also slave-owners.

This collective guilt, white privilege crap needs to stop. All it does is divide, and breed resentment and hatred, to the benefit of the folks (primarily in the Democrat Party) who profit from those divisions.

squaredance

MM: actually you are just talking about the tip of the iceberg...hardly a nut case. And it is not just Soros, either.

Using NGOs is a standard communist tactic.

lyle

crazy conspiracy theories 20 years ago now seem to be plausible

Try even eight years ago, MM2.

Beasts of England

Me too, lyle!! Of course, I'm now spending my previous 'blow' allowance on vino, so it's more than true. :)

Threadkiller

I stand with Lyle!

James D

maryrose @ 1:19

No, you don't! No matter what the BLM morons, or Obama's favorite writer Tennis Coatrack, or anybody else says.

Beasts of England

Second look at taxing foundations?

lyle

http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2016/08/15/milwaukee-shooting-consider-black-officer-christian-schneider/88800864/

You’re aware that if it ends up being you lying face down in that yard, the calls for ‘justice’ for your life probably won’t be nearly as loud. No civil rights leaders will be flying in for your funeral; there will be no marches through the streets of Milwaukee calling for federal investigations. And for your efforts, many will cite you as a cause of many of the city’s problems.

Thanks, Zippy, Chinless Wonder, and LoLy!

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

--For the past 50 years we have been helping the inner city residents aspire to a better life.--

No, we have been dumping wheelbarrows full of perverse incentives into their neighborhoods that have destroyed millions of lives.

The only aspirations fulfilled have been salving white lib guilt and creating captive Dem voters.

cheerleader

Captain Hate,

your post about Trey being spox for Acme made me LOL!

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

The most basic equation in economics;

Krugman = idiot.

Miss Marple 2

http://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/olympics/german-olympic-coach-dies-following-car-accident-in-rio/ar-BBvF8Qa?ocid=st

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Talk about a low bar;
5 Reasons Why Austrian Economics Is Better Than The Mainstream

Miss Marple 2

What I saw in 2008 and why I think blacks should be upset was that there were all these promises made about how things would get better.

Obama's entire outreach to the black community consisted of stirring up grievances while telling them how great he was. Any money earmarked for help got siphoned off into federal programs which mainly spent it on employing social justice warriors. Oh, and the free Obama phones.

Meanwhile, Obama has flooded the country with Third World immigrants, legal and illegal, who undercut wages and drain on hospitals, schools, and welfare offices.

In my oppinion this BLM thing is mainly to distract these communities so that they forget about how crappy Obama has treated them.

Porchlight

This POS Olympics can't be over soon enough.

Miss Marple 2

Porchlight,

I could still like watching the sports. It's the crummy coverage, the constant political preaching, the Hillary ads, and the general sloppiness of the entire thing that is driving me crazy.

Who has the winter Olympics? I like those better, anyway.

JeanD

And the horses have little hats with ear covers - like pointed-ear Mickey Mouse beanies!! lol

Beasts, those little hats are the horse's version of ear plugs. They reduce sound so that the horse doesn't get freaked out in a noisy environment. Even the best horse is still a horse, and can be easily startled into flight.

And, Ann, if you are around...I watched all of the dressage with great pleasure, despite the Hillary commercials!

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Moron the Ford Foundation giving $100million to BLM to implement "total social upheaval".

Threadkiller

http://www.kausfiles.com/2016/08/15/trump-can-impose-his-tax-cut-without-congress/

buccaneer morgan

well if you watch it without sound, you get the spectacle without the commentary,

Beasts of England

Thank you, JeanD - I was wondering about that!

~ ~ ~

You quit picking on my Olympics right this moment, Porchlight!! :)

Threadkiller

Didn't Obama's purported mama and Tim Geithner's dad get down with The Ford Foundation?

Buckeye

The 11:57 was just sooooooo....hrtshpd

lyle

Kaus better get updated, TK. Everything I'm reading today is that Short Circuit has this in the bag. Why, she's so far ahead that she isn't even bothering to spend on ads in "battleground" states because she's so far ahead that they aren't even "battlegrounds" anymore...

Beasts of England

$100M to BLM? That's funding domestic terrorism. Plain and simple. Too bad we don't have an opposition party to do something about this, huh?

Robin, a chainsaw musician wannabe

http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2016/08/lets_assume_trump_is_shrewd_and_disciplined_principled_and_patriotic.html

I can't remember who posted this - if you have time, read it. Really good explanation of the NR crew's demand for conservative purity and why it won't win in this climate.

I've come to the conclusion that we need to throw out the entire "non-profit" sector crap. Surprisingly, and despite living in an Ivy League college town, plenty of my liberal friends agree. Between the shocking endowments of private colleges and entities like the Ford Foundation, pretending that they are not for profit or political gain is a practice in delusion.

henry

what on earth does BLM spend $100 million on? they don't have office space. How big is the payroll?

Threadkiller

http://pamelageller.com/2016/08/muslim-plan-for-sioux-falls-convert-tens-of-thousands.html/

Beasts of England

Any group that got all tingly over Jeb and Marco is not exactly enthralled with conservative purity...

Jack is Back!

Trump should have gone to Louisiana. Its not to late to do after Wisconsin.

Beasts of England

Hookers and blow, henry!! Obviously. :)

henry

Agreed Jack.

jimmyk

you can make all kinds of conciliatory gestures and mouth sweet platitudes, but they'd be wasted gestures, because they would never be enough.

Indeed, they would just the sign of weakness that would up the ante. Thus did non-discrimination become affirmative action.

Buckeye

Heard about 2 minutes of Newt this morning. Talking about how Truman got exactly the same kind of treatment from the press and many in his own party that Trump is getting.

Said that the polls had Dewey so far up he started doing many less campaign appearances (sound familiar?).

It would be easy to dismiss this and say our polls are now "more sophisticated".

Yeah. Maybe.

Threadkiller
Lake County Supervisor Rob Brown said he was not surprised the fire is a suspected arson.These fires don’t just start themselves,” Brown said. “I can’t imagine that we’d have this kind of fire activity in the area without coming back to a suspected arsonist.

http://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/5972650-181/arson-suspect-arrested-in-clayton?gallery=5978207&artslide=103

When California recalculates the AGW wildfire count, will all of the arson fires be backed out of the tally?

Or will they count them because they were man-made?

I guess they can call the fires "acts of terrorism," since everyone knows terrorism is caused by AGW.

My head hurts.

maryrose

Iggy
I was invoked in a student at risk program through a public school system aimed at keeping students in school and hopefully decreasing the drop out rate.
Also the Boys Club and Girls Club program of mentoring young black youths.
Our Cleveland Martin DePorres High School has the tuition of each student paid for by a business and then on Fridays the student works at that business to get valuable work and success experience.All students and their families are interviewed before admission.
We also have vouchers available which Dems and Strickland running for Senator oppose.
All programs are t crap but Affirmative Action has been misused.

Buckeye

Hookers and blow, henry!! Obviously. :)


You beat me to it Beasts!!

jimmyk

When asked about what happened with the pole, all he could say was "I think it moved."

"Eppur si muove"?

Maybe it was intentional, to show the chicks that he's not like all those other Asians.

maryrose

Should be involved

Matt

If Trump were smart he would go to the African American community with these promises:

1 - Charter Schools
2 - Safe Neighborhoods
3 - Healthy Families

Remind them that the Democrats promises have been empty rhetoric that the elites have used to divide them.

He should point out that PP are a racist plot to get rid of African Americans and other undesirables. That 50 years of school reform have dumbed down their children and let them run wild. That black on black violence can be stopped.

There is anger out there, but it is misdirected. When they riot over a lifelong criminal's demise, you know the Soros crowd is at work.

buccaneer morgan

taranto does have the gift,


http://www.wsj.com/articles/nine-one-what-1471370647

he was a little weak on the effendi khan part a week or so ago,

Threadkiller

No wonder Cruz wanted to hang on to his Canadian -ness, Jimmy.

maryrose

Clinton is engaging in magical thinking believing this is all over.
She just wants it to be over.
She underestimated Obama and Bernie as well.
Coronation cancelled because last time I checked we are not a monarchy.

buccaneer morgan

tim blair should remember most media is like abc and the morning herald back home,

Threadkiller

I still don't think Clinton wants the job.

buccaneer morgan

as rush would say 'she would have to take a paycut,'

Captain Hate

I've come to the conclusion that we need to throw out the entire "non-profit" sector crap

Welcome to the dark side; we have great beer here.

Tom Bowler

Second look at taxing foundations?

Posted by: Beasts of England | August 16, 2016 at 01:30 PM

You got my vote on that. Back in January I took the time to copy and paste the list of Clinton Foundation donors to an XLS spreadsheet. Handy as a searchable file.

At any rate I was struck by the number of other foundations that contribute to the Clinton Foundation. What a rat's nest. I took a screen shot of the first page showing $50 mil and $25 mil donors. Let's see if I can paste it in, and sorry if it comes out crappy.

CFDonors

Miss Marple 2

I think she has to run because Bill oversold the possibility of her influence as a future president.

Now she's trapped. If she drops out, how many donors would demand their money back?

They are trapped by Hillary's greed and Bill's big mouth.

That's how I see it, anyway. I hope the whole lot of them go down in flames.

Captain Hate

Tammy Bruce: Hey guys, Cokie Roberts says Trump supporters are "morally tainted".

buccaneer morgan

well this is the first and bloc,

https://www.clintonfoundation.org/contributors

https://www.clintonfoundation.org/contributors?category=%2410%2C000%2C001+to+%2425%2C000%2C000

Miss Marple 2

Yeah, Cokie Roberts. Let's see her tax returns. How much does she siphon off the the Hale and Lyndi Boggs Foundation?


buccaneer morgan

notably in the second bloc, is the chief poobaw of univision, and one russian oligarch,

Beasts of England

Rudy was correct in calling for a RICO investigation, Tom Bowler. Not only is this graft and payola playing out in daylight, it's ultimately subsidized, as noted. I'd guess that 90% of it is spent on progressive causes...

Threadkiller

http://hotair.com/archives/2016/08/16/brad-thor-rethinking-the-nevertrump-position/

He uses a ton of paragraphs for no particular reason.

buccaneer morgan

and the fellow involved in the cellphone scam in haiti,

Beasts of England

I got yer taint right her, Cokie.

Tom Bowler

Hmmm. Truncation. So, the $25-$50 mil donors are UNITAID and above. The $10-$25 mil donors are AUSAID to Theodore W. Waitt. As of January 19, 2016. Look at all the foundations in there!

Buckeye

There is anger out there, but it is misdirected. When they riot over a lifelong criminal's demise, you know the Soros crowd is at work.

Praying for Soros to have a heart attack.

Miss Marple 2

Rush was on my radio while I went to the UPS store and apparently CNN had just found out Trump was going to Milwaukee. (Candidate web sites, how do they work?)

Anyway, they were going nuts because "Trump only has 1% of the black vote" and Trump is "too provocative" and he should cancel, according to them.

And then they has a story about Ailes being an informal advisor to the campaign, and that made them mad as well.

Rush said they are really mad about that, because they thought they had gotten rid of Ailes. LOL!

buccaneer morgan

I'd say it's a game set match with that russian partner of manafort,


http://www.forbes.com/profile/victor-pinchuk/

Tom Bowler

Rudy was correct in calling for a RICO investigation, Tom Bowler.

I would love to see it. It only happens if Trump wins. Somebody other than Comey would have to head the investigation.

daddy

Speaking of Star Trek, last night in the 2 AM Memphis Taxi ride, cab driver Billy told me I was sitting in the seat where earlier in the evening Captain Kirk's and Elvis's old girlfriend, Celeste Yarnall, had earlier been sitting.

Yanall had come out for the Elvis's Death festivities and Billy says he has had opportunity to drive her around a few times in the past so though they are not as close as she and Elvis once were, they are buddies:)

buccaneer morgan

well brad's latest tome has been below his standards, but that's been true for a while now,

I did not know that about celeste,

Beasts of England

Beasts: 'Hey Brad, ever heard of the word 'gohn'?'

Thor: 'No. Use it in a sentence.'

Beasts: 'Gohn fuck yourself.'

Beasts: 'How about 'smee'?'

Thor: 'No. Haven't heard of it either.'

Beasts: 'Smee again, gohn fuck yourself.'

buccaneer morgan

yes it's a dubious account about ailes, as with much of carlos slim's attribution, jayson blair might as well be editor,

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