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September 08, 2016

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Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Well Fargo fires 5300 for setting up 2 million phony accounts using customer money and names without their knowledge or permission and then charging them fees.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Does anyone against building a wall NOT already have one of their own?

Another Bob

Well acquainted with Bernie's story, Ig. You do need to give him credit for guts and chutzpah. The shakedown he does of the promoters is a sight to behold.

JM Hanes

Thomas Collins:

Don't think that your ever gallant treatment of the ladies has gone unnoticed!

jimmyk

I seem to recall someone here (Iggy?) maybe a month ago was practically ready to support Bernie Ecc for President after his mother-in-law was kidnapped, and he said that he never intended to pay ransom because he wouldn't pay a penny for a mother-in-law.

Captain Hate

There's nothing about Pete Carroll that doesn't scream "major asshole". I was so glad he lost a heartbreaker Super Bowl, even to the Patriots.

Clarice

Happy birthday mm

narciso

the only proper rejoinder, that isn't redacted,

https://twitter.com/dmartosko/status/773902320988020739

Threadkiller

My fast scrolling to the end did not serve me well.

What is the Trump/Christie leak story?

Jack is Back!

CH,

Hear, hear. In Re your take down of Pete Carroll. Another major made to order MFM/ESPN asshole parading as paragon of intelligence and winning.

ONe of the reasons I love Belichick. He is who he is and everyone knows it. His warts are all visible like it or not.

Jack is Back!

narc,

Not the first time Yglecias has been called out as an idiot, is it. Using his wife to prove it was the low point.

narciso

well I dialoged with him, when both he and douthat had blogs at the atlantic, the former removed all doubt, then again he got the 2.7 million dollar house, so who's the fool.

Buckeye

Wow!

First time I have heard this young Indian lady playing bass.

She was 16 or 17 when this was recorded, 19 now.

https://youtu.be/J2qsb26ANHQ

Worth a look.

anonamom

Great idea below from the comments here:

https://pjmedia.com/diaryofamadvoter/2016/09/07/james-comey-should-resign-now-for-the-good-of-the-country/

Everyone wear red to the polls , Trump should start pushing it, so when they emerge it is clear how the vote went to stop fraud.

JM Hanes

henry:

"I can see Chuck Norris kicking his butt, but getting clubbed a time or two getting there."

And my guy's not even a fighter. He's a singer. :-)

narciso

thanks for that, federico seems a little too confident, in his playing, whereas mohini does make it effortless,

narciso

it seems there is some karma that my cable package features msnbc and rupert pupkin,

http://newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/matthew-balan/2016/09/08/cnn-journalists-tout-hillary-clintons-presser-really-smart-shift

henry

JMH, Chuck's not a fighter, he's an actor. ;)

lyle

I can't stand Pete "surfer dude" Caroll. Where I live NFL fans are basically split between Seattle and Denver franchises. My wife's family has mostly the former and I have to bite my tongue...a lot. I plan on watching waaaay less pro football this season.

anonamom

At least one person at NASA still wants astronauts to go to Mars:

http://echoes.nd.edu/issues/september-2016/?utm_campaign=Echoes%20-%20September%202016%20-%20Parents&utm_medium=email&utm_source=EOACLK

Jack is Back!

Just watched Venus Williams double fault to lose her semi-final at the US Open. But unlike Pam Schrieber I did see it coming. The Czech girl Pliskova didn't really win but Willams lost because or her lethargic play. I am not a Williams Fan. I have always thought she was more intimidating than a technical player like Graf, Navritolova or Everrt. But a unexecpeted loss.

narciso

context doesn't seem to something of interest, to a whole host of sites, except when it comes to red queen, than it's squirrel city,


https://twitter.com/MaxAbrahms/status/774037721807323136

henry

Send Obama first. We can send a spacecraft later.

Skoot

Pliskova! That made my weekend. Graf still #1!

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Hey, Bernie may be a weasel but even a weasel should have a no deposit no return mother-in-law.

lyle

Serena, Jack.

I watched some of it and she looked like she wanted to be somewhere, anywhere else. No Pantene hair tonight. Why is that? 😎

Barbara

Send Obama first. We can send a spacecraft later.

Love it! LOL doesn't even do that justice, henry.

Apart from the fact that we're dead broke, I believe that is actually a good idea.

Have you all read The Martian: A Novel by Andy Weir? My SiL recommended it at Christmas time, and I loved the book. Haven't seen the movie though because I've already 'cast' the characters in my mind, and the actors aren't how I imagined them.

henry

Barbara, I enjoyed the book... although I only read it based on a recommendation from someone here at JOM. The movie ads near killed it for me.

jimmyk on iPhone

Pliskova has a strong game and took it to Serena. 6-2 in the first set, and with all the pressure she was able to keep it together in the 2nd. Yeah, Serena double faulted at match point and was hurting, but Pliskova pushed her, especially with her serve.

Buckeye

Hmmm

I have a Wells Fargo brokerage account, but nothing on the banking side. I will double check anyway.

narciso

the spirit of khalidi and said, (the former is still alive I know) is ever present,

https://www.facebook.com/StandWithUs/photos/a.350931762688.151625.19459912688/10153970269787689/?type=3&theater

Skoot

Trump on twitter: "It wasn't Lauer that hurt Hillary last night. It was her very dumb answer about emails & the veteran who said she should be in jail"

Yeah, and that guy was excellent. And her answer:

"...I communicated about classified material on a wholly separate system. I took it very seriously. When I traveled, I went into one of those little tents that I’m sure you’ve seen around the world because we didn’t want there to be any potential for someone to have embedded a camera to try to see whatever it is that I was seeing that was designated, marked, and headed as classified..."

Uh, where are these "communications"? Chaffetz have them?, Gowdy?, Comey?, Bueller?

Cause we all know Hillary and her aides were looking over the shoulder of some Major on a TS/SI system and typing summaries into the Blackberry's she bought used off ebay from "ImNotChicomIntelguy".

henry

Same here... an AG Edwards account that WF acquired. How would I find other stuff? Credit scores?

BeenThereDoneThat

WF charged me large fees on a checking account that was 'no fee' when it was opened as long as I kept 4k cash in it all times - I did. Closed all WF accounts last year after fighting 2 years to get my money back on the overcharges. Now that I'm aware of the scam, I will take a copy of the ZH article to the bank tomorrow and 'talk loudly' until I get some relief....

Barbara

The movie ads near killed it for me.

I can understand that, henry. After I read the book, which I bought on Kindle, I saw some of the clips on-line at Amazon. As I said, the actors just weren't what I had imagined them to be, and some of the scenes in the clips weren't even in the book.

My SiL had a copy of the book on their coffee table, and I picked it up to browse through. She told me to take the book, but I prefer reading on Kindle. After I read the first two sentences in the book, I knew that this was going to be something special.

Andy Weir has talent, knowledge and humor, a great combination. I hope that he continues to write - not about the same characters - but along the lines of space exploration.

henry

BTDT, drag your local DA with you... Plus a TV crew.

henry

Yes Barbara. Weir has a nice feel for the genre, explaining the tech without getting goofy. I enjoyed that hacking approach to survival. Not clear to me the FB selfie generation can even understand the book... maybe the movie was for them.

BeenThereDoneThat

Good idea, henry.... :)

narciso

the horde recommended it, and I followed up, I guess it would be like what heinlein would write if he were starting out,

http://www.mediaite.com/print/trump-policy-staffers-resigned-en-masse-after-he-never-bothered-paying-them/

so this piece is circulating, but there's only one fellow, pratik chagoule, who is willing to go on the record,

Captain Hate

This guy may not be a rocket surgeon but at least he refuses to fall in line:

http://www.weaselzippers.us/294047-activist-leaves-black-lives-matter-because-it-was-hijacked/

Barbara

Not clear to me the FB selfie generation can even understand the book... maybe the movie was for them.

Good observation, henry. I have a pretty cynical view of what drives the film producers, writers and directors of today.

henry

If you have even an email stating you are hired for paid work, have the W4 and eligibility forms ( passport or work permit like H1-B) etc... and we're then not paid, you go directly to court and win anywhere in the US. You don't have that, you are an imbecile and your advice is not worth paying for anyway. Sheesh. What a load of bs.

narciso

so moloch's minions got their 'pound of flesh' that's not really metaphorical, from wisconsin, 1.6 million,

narciso

seriously, who was their atty of record, lionel hutz?

Captain Hate

Hmmmm, you guys have piqued my interest on the book.

narciso

what I was referring to,

http://projectpurge.com/article/unrest-in-antwerp/

daddy

'Fanatical and radicalised’ female terror suspect who was 'planning an imminent attack' is shot in the head by police after stabbing an officer in Paris raid

They are still afraid to use the word "Islam" in their reporting.

narciso

she's from st. denis, where the fou grasse gets awfully expensive, hence the anger,

Momto2

I have a pretty cynical view of what drives the film producers, writers and directors of today.

Barbara - I was just telling my students (9th grade) this today. We were talking about authors and their point of view and their motivation for writing a particular book. I suggested they also consider that when watching a movie. Often the writer's/producer's point is blatant and easily seen but at other times, they just slip little things into a movie that may seem innocuous but are not.

We attempt to teach our students to *think* and this is one thing I hope they take away after spending a year with me. They will hear it repeated numerous times.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

The EU and Turkey have come up with an excellent program for ridding Syria of its pesky population problem; make them all refugees in Turkey.
"Exciting Step Forward" - Helicopter Drop Of Debit Cards For Refugees In Turkey

narciso

well correction, the most recent one is from st. denis, the previous ones were from loiret, don't know the area, maybe like when the kids take the car, without their parents knowing, right,

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2016/09/08/three-more-women-arrested-over-gas-canisters-found-in-car-near-paris-cathedral.html

Matt

So now the "Humperdink" is catching on with some more thugs in the NFL. Let's see how Nike reacts on their sponsorship deals. Methinks that they won't do what was done to Lochte.

This could be some of the worst PR for the NFL ever. Forget about drugs or thugs beating up their wives or gunplay at strip clubs.

When they roll those huge flags out onto the field everyone stands and is at least silent. Let's see how this rolls with the average NFL fan.

daddy

Narciso,

3 Islamic women engaged in terrorism in the story I linked. Here's their complete descriptions from the story:

---'Fanatical and radicalised’ female terror suspect
---Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said: ‘These three young, radicalized women
---Another radicalised Frenchwoman
---‘These three young, radicalised women
---Another radicalized Frenchwoman
---‘radicalised as a teenager’

Why are they so afraid of using the word Islam?

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Goldman Sachs;
40% of China's GDP is new loans.
Headed to 400% of GDP aggregate.
How do you say Potemkin in Mandarin?

Momto2

Matt - I am *so* sick of these NFL millionaires and their little pouty protests.

http://denver.cbslocal.com/2016/09/08/brandon-marshall-kneels-during-national-anthem/

As crazy as this sounds, I think it hurts them and might even help Trump. If people get mad and want to do "something" maybe they'll decide what they want to do is MAGA! ....we will see....

Janet S.

The Martian...I haven't read the book but the movie was good.
After seeing it it struck me that a hit movie about doing everything possible to save that one guy was so powerful. It was a hit. People loved the story.

'Bring Him Home' was the tag line.

In reality we had our men fighting for their lives in Benghazi & nobody came to help. Our leaders sat & waited for the attack to end. They did nothing. They didn't even send an American plane to pick up those that survived.

Anyway...it struck me how messed up things are nowadays.

henry

Ig, "Ho Li Phuk"

narciso

they don't mention, satan has a production credit,

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/tv/la-ca-st-fall-preview-westworld-20160827-snap-story.html

I would think it shows due respect to understand your enemy, like the islamic state newsletter scribe put it 'what do we have to do, so you take us seriously,

daddy

This Islamic fueled Terrorist just tried to blow up Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, arguably the holiest spot in France for Christians. Do they somehow think that by not calling her an Islamic terrorist it will somehow prevent other Islamic terrorists from trying to blow up the holiest spot in France? What are they trying to accomplish by such self-censorship?

I just don't understand the cowardice in refusing to use the descriptive and accurate word, "Islamic" terrorist.

Whatever.

Barbara

While I was channel slumming on CNN, I saw Alberto Gonzalez, W's buddy and Attorney General, being interviewed by Anderson Cooper. He was on CNN to discuss his new book, "True Faith and Allegiance: A Story of Service and Sacrifice in War and Peace."

When asked about which candidate he supported in the presidential race, Gonzalez equivocated by saying that he was still studying the issues, and that although he is a Republican he would vote for the person that he thought was best for the country. He urged everyone else to do the same.

So, after a year or more of this campaign and the Clinton scandals, Gonzalez hasn't come to a decision on who should occupy the Oval Office for the next four years. He did not mention any concern about Hillary Clinton as Commander-In-Chief or her negligent-at-best handling of highly classified information. It seems that his "True Faith and Allegiance" only applies to Bush family members.

narciso

carlos slim's following pravda facts lead, put their 'little tale' on trump's top brass endorsers, they deride gen boykin off course, (too much of a bitter clinger') they almost entirely ignore this fellow's support for 'aggressive interrogation'

https://www.linkedin.com/in/philip-anselmo-82542624

on the converse, they slopper over general taguba, who is trying to eke out his last second over abu ghraib, and general claudia kennedy,

narciso

it seems they learn few lessons from this, inspector dreyfus, filleted him like a kingfish,
and yet is very blanc mange about this,

http://lawnewz.com/high-profile/alberto-gonzalez-now-backing-off-support-of-trumps-judge-attack/

How far we've fallen.

Et tu, Gonzales? Lord, wasn't he the one Schumer bullied?

Momto2

I don't understand either, daddy. They will go to such lengths to deny the truth until it is undeniable and then they will search for excuses and explanations other than the Islam religion (poverty is one example that has been shown to be a total lie!)

We are coming up on the anniversary of a day when most were able to tell the truth about the terrorists. I pray it won't take another attack of that magnitude to shake them out of their trance! (::::watch the pendulum...swing back and forth...repeat after me....Islam is peaceful::::)

Miss Marple 2

Barbara,

Gonzalez goes on my modern version of Squire danaher's list from "The Quite Man."

"Put his name on the list, and DRAW A LINE THROUGH IT!!"

maryrose

Janet:
I totally agree with your post.
Every time I think about Obama and Hillary's total disregard for saving those 4 men's lives I get very upset.
Then to hear this week that Menendez was I the tank for Hillary during the hearing with pre-arranged questions and her fake tearful concern for Stevens it sickens me.
How dare she hide Benghazi e-mails from the American people and investigating committees.
Using bleach-bit and PRN flunkies to do her dirty work.
She has to go down in this election.
Laura Ingram has a good article at Lifezette today.

Miss Marple 2

I think I had better head to bed. Moving a lot of stuff tomorrow.

Nytol!

narciso

I've been moving stuff for two days, and i'm still not unpacked,

gonzalez held out for one day on the curiel matter, then folded, doing his best 'once in a life time' routine,

Barbara

We attempt to teach our students to *think* and this is one thing I hope they take away after spending a year with me. They will hear it repeated numerous times.

Momto2,

You're the only one standing there challenging them to "think" and to evaluate what film makers put up on the screen. Teachers are on the front lines when it comes to the preservation of freedom. Unfortunately, the left has understood this for a long time, and has used the classroom as a weapon against the very way of life that we treasure.

With you challenging them throughout the school year to think and evaluate what they see rather than just accept what's put before them on the Internet or in books and film, they'll remember. They'll remember the challenge, and they'll remember you.

GUS

The irony that her name is HANES.
It doesn't say HANES, until JMHANES says it says HANES.

narciso

now, after barnicle's sneer, and ambassador hill removing all doubt, there is a serious point here,

http://foreignpolicy.com/2016/09/07/assads-texas-sized-victory-what-if-the-syria-war-was-fought-in-texas/

this is why the #neverbashir, are almost as dense as the #willing for hillary,

daddy on iPhone

I'm with you Barbara. When a guy peddles a book with the word "True" in the title and it's all about faith and allegiance and honesty and integrity, I can't buy it when the following words from his mouth are that he can't yet decide to vote for Hillary or not. Either he's lying, or IMHO he's too stupid to have the true faith and allegiance to this country that he's telling me he has. Another Comey.

narciso

the first rule of fight club, is you don't talk about fight club,

“You should not be commenting on Fed actions when you are either running for president or you are president. Words have consequences. Words move markets. Words can be misinterpreted,” Clinton said. “He should not be trying to talk up or talk down the economy, and he should not be adding the Fed to his long list of institutions and individuals that he is maligning and otherwise attacking.”

Buckeye

Momto2

What subject(s) do you teach?

Truthbetold5

Time to take another look at a previous cover-up of Comey's

Judith Miller blows the whistle on “Special Counsel” Patrick Fitzgerald

http://illinoispaytoplay.com/2013/10/01/judith-miller-blows-the-whistle-on-special-counsel-patrick-fitzgerald/

lyle

The NFL is playing with fire, I'm telling you. Femall. Wait until a few college teams try that shit. What? You don't really think it won't happen at another U than Mizzou?

Janet S.

But it is okay for the Dems to malign Americans.

We're a bunch of racist, bigots, homophobes, Islamophobes, xenophobes, misogynists, flat earthers & LAZY teabaggers.

But don't say anything bad about citizens of other countries, the Khans, or corrupt federal agencies.

GUS

Daddy, the term is radicalised. The terrorist didn't do anything, something was done to the TERRORIST. The ed at the end indicates victimhood.

Momto2

I teach English literature and writing. It is a private school in case you wondered :)

Momto2

Did anything ever come of this? The emails that were "too classified" for Congress to see? Things like this are exposed but there is no follow-up. Why not? Why doesn't someone ask Hillary about this when she is chatting with the press on the plane or holding one of her news conferences on the tarmac?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B_sWq-Pl3Xw

narciso

they might take that as an act of war, like 1812, and the pre ww 2 contingency plans referenced the the 14th colony,


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/lindsey-graham-move-to-canada-trump-clinton_us_57d1b56ce4b03d2d45994d3a

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

To a chump like Gonzalez it's some form of integrity to not hold character assassins to account.
The maligning of his character was a Dem wide effort and the lesson he learned from that assassination is if you're nice to assassins maybe they'll attack someone else next time and just maybe you'll help them.

GUS

English literature and writing are only taught in Private Schools Momto2!!! Seriously, you should see the list of books Gus Jr. had to buy (Read me buying). Impressive. And well worth while.

JM Hanes

henry :-)

Janet S.

Progressively Regressive Sexuality
A Return to Pagan Morality

http://www.breakpoint.org/bpcommentaries/entry/13/29815

narciso

alex keaton would burn his copy of the journal, for all this equivocating,


http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-commander-in-chief-choice-1473376798

Barbara

Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) was on Lou Dobbs tonight. He said that the FBI did not investigate the destruction of Clinton's emails on her private server. They only investigated issues related to the classification of documents and the distribution and retention of those documents on Hillary Clinton's private server.

I did not realize that before. When you look at the 26 details that Clinton could not recall that Janet listed last night, none of them related to the destruction of those 30,000+ emails. Congressman Jordan and Dobbs went on to discuss an intra-office email/memo recently sent out by Comey to calm the waters within the FBI by those dissatisfied with the decision not to seek and indictment against Clinton saying that they did not have a prosecutable case. I highly doubt that the memo resolved any conflicts within the agency regarding Comey's caving on this matter.

GUS

Ig, I've never been naive, but I'm somewhat stunned at how COMPLETE the GESTAPO has silenced the MEDIA. I asked a friend last night, " IS THE ENTIRE MEDIA ...THAT....DISHONEST??? I mean, don't any of these bastards recognize their own STENCH?"

He looked at me, took a sip of his beer and said. NO. They're ALL SCUM.

Rodham is dead-to-rites CAUGHT. And NOTHING is done. I keep thinking of NIXON and SPECIAL PROSECUTORS. This DISEASE of MARXISM, is ALL IN. And I coined the term THE FULL COMMIE.
No fear of consequences, breeds some sick shit.

narciso

it's a coverup to start to finish, if nixon had been this able, agnew would have nominated by this point in 1976, or perhaps connelly,

https://twitter.com/Qin_Jiushao/status/774080216029274112

GUS

Agnew had already gone to jail. IIRC.

Agnew was, like CAPN' and I....A Terp.

Agnew resigned in Oct 73. Nixon resigned in Aug of 74 if memory serves. Gerald Ford was never elected to anything other than 13 terms in Congress from Grand Rapids.

Rodham and B.J. "PUT SOME ICE ON THAT" Billy are CRIMINALS on a whole NEW level.

BeenThereDoneThat

The Obama cabal & Clinton gang, like the Bloods and the Crips, have united to ravage our Republic. How totally disgusting that the congressional GOP have allowed them get away with their destruction. And I will never forgive the Bush & Romney families for aiding and abetting the election of Hillary Rodham Clinton. Spit!

Never thought I could feel such anger and shame for our country, waiting for some sort of justice for these miserable tyrants.

Momto2

GUS - that is great! Tell him to save his notes. He might see some of the same books in college. Does he know how fast he reads? I suggest they find out as it helps them plan out their schedule each week.

This is a resource to check reading speed: http://mindbluff.com/askread2.htm

GUS

Great GREAT advice Momto2. I've REQUIRED him to read every day of his life. I love reading. My boy tolerates it, but he has extremely good comprehension, and despite not relishing it like I did at his age, he retains, comprehends and loves to chat about it.

Skoot

Quinnipiac has Trump +4 in OH today. Suffolk has him +3 in NC. Apparently short, fat commies don't run well in battleground states.

jimmyk

Speaking of movies, "Sully" is opening and I think I'll skip it. How do you make a feature-length movie about an event that basically started an ended in 10 minutes, with no conspiracy or bad guys? From what I read, the screenplay writers decided to make up some villains--the FAA investigators--out of whole cloth.

GUS

JimmyK, perhaps the FAA DUDES were Republicans.

Momto2

That is the best, GUS! Talking about what he is reading (really delving into it and asking probing questions) will be a great investment of your time. Shared literature experiences bring people together on a different level. My children and I still quote lines to one another that probably make no sense to others. It almost gives you a secret language to share. I wish all parents would do this. He is a lucky young man!

lyle

I'll skip the flick as well, jimmyk. Just as I've skipped almost every flick for about the last 15 years. I loathe Hollywood with the intensity of 20 thousand suns.

narciso

so when the two minute hate, lasts longer than that, I become curious, is there is a larger agenda,


https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2016/09/08/polls-show-gary-johnson-hurts-hillary-more-than-trump-msm-jump-into-action/

GUS

Dad passed away in N.C. 3 years ago. When Gus Jr. was a wee laddie, Dad bought him a CAROLINA PANTHERS PARKA. Bad Daddy Bad.
Younger Bro, Cop in Denver is a PACKERS fan like me. Never bought my boy BRONCO'S stuff.
GOOD BROTHER. He has season tickets for the Bronco's, but is a PACKER in his heart and soul.

I hate it, but I rooted for Denver. What a game.

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