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December 24, 2016


henry - drunk on prog tears

Obama causing the Senate to defund the UN?

Merry Christmas Eve!


Does anyone know where the Washington DC gun control nuts have disappeared to?

They are nowhere to be found on the Comet Ping Pong "gunman" story!

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Kelly O'Donnell Verified account

NEW: Early Christmas present for @realDonaldTrump? Sources say NY's Cardinal Timothy Dolan to participate in Inaugural.

Miss Marple the Deplorable



Wretchard T. Cat
10 hrs ·
In retrospect Obama was perfect for the role he was destined to play. The man to shut down the bar, put away the glasses, hang up the sign. The aimless positioning of the props, the disconnected snatches of dialogue. He wasn't opening the scene but ringing down the curtain.
He seemed to have grasped the truth in his final days in office, as he contemplated the ruins of his legacy. His parting shot against Netanyahu was rage mixed perhaps with self reproach. But he must have sensed its futility. For it to work he should have done it at the dawn of his term, not at nightfall. Even revenge was a dud.
History was cruel to him. It handed him the car without telling him it was nearly out of gas. He packed it with his friends for the ride only to have it give out embarassingly miles from nowhere.
His mentors were to blame. They readied him for a race that was already over. He came ready for a time, but it was the wrong time. He was set to fulfill a dream but the dream was already in the past.
In this Obama was not very different from most figures in history. Generals are always re-fighting the last war and politicians are always reliving the last generation's revolution -- the one they lost and are determined to belatedly win 50 years later.
1968 was a such a glimmering, romantic might have been that it cursed some of those who lived it or read about it forever. But such magic doors are opened only once and for a moment. Obama forgot it was 2016 and that once upon a times never come again.

Jim Eagle

No surprise Dolan going to the inaugural. As the Archbishop of New York he will always be supportive of the POTUS who is from there. Plus Dolan loves a good party:)

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Let me emphasize that this guy in my post @1:39 was the highest paid employee of the EPA, was absent from his job for 18 months and was doing nothing but puttering around his house and his second home on Cape Cod, took 5 trips to California that the government paid for which had nothing to do with his job, lied about being on assignment for the CIA so he didn't have to work, and is considered a foremost climate expert.

Also, a liar.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Jack, O'Donnnell's twitter feed is full of people who think Dolan should refuse. Nut cases are everywhere!


International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children



Theranos Investor Riley Bechtel Steps Down From Board



"This year’s Hanukkah [Festival of Lights] begins at sundown on Saturday, Dec. 24, syncing up with Christmas."

Maybe it's a sign of the Christian Jewish unity that is going to be a big part of the Trump admin.


Emails: Clinton Campaign Dismissed Concerns Over Embattled Theranos CEO



The World According to Bechtel
There are well-connected companies. Then there's Bechtel.


buccaneer morgan

Goose will find another landshark and lose his enthusiasm.

Yes bechtel is the division, it built hoover dam to hide megaton, it runs area 51 and other omega umbra facilities


I've known Cardinal Dolan for many years. He is a class act.


Yeah, they're just your typical family run business huh, Narc

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Gus, my Monsignor knows him, too! I believe they were at the North American Pontifical College together.


Great guy Miss Marple. He said Mass at my Church in January. His niece got married a my church. Cardinal Dolan's brother Bob is a fellow Parish member.


Lambeau leap for Rodgers.


I left a message for you in the other thread, Gus.


The Spin Doctor Is In: Examining Corporate PR at Bechtel



I'll check it out cheerleader!


Seems like another loose end. Failure, maybe planned. UN just redefined and rebranded indigenous people globally and their 'traditional territories-' it's all theirs. Last month he (I think it was immigration) rebranded and redefined the 'origins' of people in ME, Europe, Africa, etc. Looks as clear as recent events, pardons, loose ends. Failures. Scorched earth, Clinton and the double coup commie vote brainwashing...🐸

Sandy Daze

I used to be a BIG Timothy Cardinal Dolan fan...

But, more recently I have observed his capitulation to the homosexual lobby RE St Pat's parade, his yucking it up at the AL Smith Dinner with democrat-abortion-industry honchos, and to be honest, for me, the luminence of his eminence has dimmed considerably.

If those actions are what we see in public, imagine his behaviors and decisions on matters not open to public scrutiny.

Alas, I increasingly see his pastoral sheparding to be not entirely dissimilar with that of el Papa, a man who seems completely muddled in his thinking.

Sandy Daze

To all,

Happy Hanukkah. !

Merry Christmas. !



Miss Marple the Deplorable


Agree to some extent but I refuse to look on this as anything but a plus for President-elect Trump. Dolan, whatever his internal politics with the Vatican and his archdiocese, still leends an aura of authority to the proceedings, and for that I am grateful.

Plus, perhaps his genial nature will calm a few more of the democrats who are causing such dissension.

I am a glass half full type.


Jack, are you a member of "The Bohemian Grove"?

The world’s most prestigious summer camp, The Bohemian Grove, is fiercely guarded. The 2,700-acre retreat is the country extension of San Francisco’s all-male ultra-exclusive Bohemian Club to which every Republican President since Herbert Hoover has belonged. With its high-powered clientele, coveted privacy and cabbalistic rituals, the Bohemian Grove has prompted considerable suspicion.

Some past members include, George P. Shultz, Stephen Bechtel, Jr., Gerald R. Ford, the hideously evil Henry Kissinger, William F. Buckley, Jr.,
The world’s most prestigious summer camp, The Bohemian Grove, is fiercely guarded. The 2,700-acre retreat is the country extension of San Francisco’s all-male ultra-exclusive Bohemian Club to which every Republican President since Herbert Hoover has belonged. With its high-powered clientele, coveted privacy and cabbalistic rituals, the Bohemian Grove has prompted considerable suspicion.

Beasts of England

Bohemian Grove - drink!!

Dave (in MA)

How bad does a football team have to be to get the ref laughing at them?


PROOF Tony Podesta Attended Bohemian Grove

Sandy Daze

Miss M,

Not to strike a discordant note on Christmas Eve,


I see no need to calm the dems, nor for that matter the conventional repubs, ie the uniparty, not the media and others.

DJT crushed the media, crushed Rs, crushed Ds.

This is a change moment, the old guard needs to be vanquished thoroughly, the ground sown with salt.

Or, in other words:

Mongol General: Hao! Dai ye! We won again! This is good, but what is best in life?

Mongol: The open steppe, fleet horse, falcons at your wrist, and the wind in your hair.

Mongol General: Wrong! Conan! What is best in life?

Conan: Crush your enemies. See them driven before you. Hear the lamentations of their women.

Mongol General: That is good! That is good.


Jim Eagle

Of to 4 O'Clock Christmas vigil mass. Then its our version of 7 fishes dinner. {Tip: Smoke Salmon, Herring in Dill Sauce and 5 shrimp = 7].

Merry Christmas to all.

The Beagles say "Barky Barkmas".


Gary H. Bechtel
Riley P. Bechtel
S. D. Bechtel Jr.
Robert Anthony Podesta


Sandy Daze



Miss Marple the Deplorable


Talk to me on December 26th. Right now I am getting ready to go to my family Christmas Eve which includes a sister, a brother, a sister-in-law, a nephew, a daughter, and a granddaughter who voted for Hillary. They are slightly outnumbered but this election has caused real angst for them. mostly because they are not on the internet much and believed the MSM.

Because of my family, I would like things to settle down and for actual democrat voters to accept Trump as the legitimate president. He's taking on a difficult job and there are traps around every corner. I think calming the waters a bit would make his task easier.

Have a Merry Christmas!


Colin Powell, Hillary and the pagan god Moloch

Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2016/09/colin-powell-hillary-and-the-pagan-god-moloch/#BEG8XQ34yTYox2Ye.99


Hey Beasts, lets head down to Bohemian Grove for a cold beer!!!

Beasts of England

I'm sure they have Bohemia, GUS!! :)

henry - drunk on prog tears

Rodgers to Rodgers! Drink Bohemia in the grove!


Mama just killed a man......Bohemia baby.

Chick referee just got man handled.


How bad does a football team have to be to get the ref laughing at them?



at Insty - JOURNALISM: “Most pics of Trump from @nytimes’ excellent photographic review of yr present him as shadowy figure. Can’t think why.”

I like those NYTimes pics of Trump. They make him look powerful.



Arugula seeds are on special everywhere. Microclover lawns the new in.🐾

henry - drunk on prog tears

They should get two points for hitting the post like that.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Re that Williamson Trump = Saddam thing; he has said things a lot more offensive than John Derbyshire did when they canned him.


...better than the skinny, man-boy with big ears that we've had for the last 8 years.

I know the MFM had a crush on Obama but from day 1 he struck me as a sketchy salesman. The kind of guy that smiles & makes up stuff to make the sale. A slick con man.


Me too, Janet, like the guys who play 3 card monty on the street, or the Sharpton/Farrakhan type hucksters.


Link about Williamson at National Review - http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2016/12/national_review_owes_an_apology_to_the_trump_family.html

It is sickening.


Like narciso pointed out...If Williamson really believed Donald & Ivanka were like Uday & Qusay he would be too scared to write his damn drivel.

Miss Marple the Deplorable


I still remember with great glee his entry to the convention, back lit with mist. EPIC!

And yes, it does make him look powerful.

Another Bob

Sarah Thomas (NFL official) back in the game after getting run over. Everyone thought concussion, but likely busted wrist.


Kevin Williamson and Daniel Goldstein/Matt Lasner make me tired. There is no response to rigidity.

. . . and I have yet to find a civil, graceful alternative word for d*mbf*ck. For that is what they are.

Media hounds.

Thomas Collins

Williamson is not trying to suggest that Donald Trump, Jr. and Eric Trump are comparably evil to the Husein family. Williamson is simply copycatting bad snark from Bill Maher.


So, I would stalwartly defend Williamson by saying is he just a snarky young copycat pisscutter.

Dave (in MA)

The ref was laughing as he announced (yet another) Jets penalty, TK. "False start, everybody except the Center."

Miss Marple the Deplorable

I am having a glass of wine in my Spode wine glass. I sold most of my Spode since I no longer have sit-down Christmas dinners, but I kept the wine glasses because they have sentimental value.

Daughter and granddaughter have left to drop off presents at my son's. I have cleaned up the kitchen from their baking and have a few minutes to relax before I have to leave for my sister's.

Captain Hate


the generallyistic deplorable rich

Posted by: Threadkiller | December 24, 2016 at 03:47 PM

maybe your home team? yikes.

mailing it in for the rest of the season and getting their forwarding address in LA set up.


Thanks, Dave.


Who the fuck is Kevin Williamson and who gives a shit?


We are all laughing at them, rich.

San Diego doesn't need them.

the generallyistic deplorable rich

not sure LA does either.

NFL's big idea-let's put 2 crappy teams in LA.

Thomas Collins

Dave (in MA), I decided to go into work rather than watch the game. After reading a summary of the game, I'm glad I went into work. If the Jets played as badly as the game summaries stated, I think I was more entertained reading documents and preparing for upcoming work meetings.

Miss Marple the Deplorable


People who were wrong about Trump decide he has changed due to the attacks on him and his family, and has now become conservative.

I swear, the Never Trumpers will do ANYTHING to avoid admitting they were wrong.

The man early on posted his positions on various issues, and almost all were conservative. Jeff Sessions supported him; I am sure Sessions wouldn't have supported a liberal.

My gosh, all you had to do was listen to his speeches.

Whatever. Glad Hindraker is happy, but it would be better if he would just admit he was flat-out wrong!

Thomas Collins

Good for you, Bibi. And good for our President-elect for supporting Israel on the UN In-Security For Israel Council resolution matter.


Miss Marple the Deplorable

Leaving for the family Christmas Eve. Will check in when I get home.

Enjoy the evening, people!

Merry Christmas!

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Oh, and Happy Hannukah to our Jewish friends!

Frau Frohe Weihnachten

"This year’s Hanukkah [Festival of Lights] begins at sundown on Saturday, Dec. 24, syncing up with Christmas."

OY to the World!
buccaneer morgan

Merry Christmas and happy hanukkah.

I'm reminded from Shawshank was is bohemian style beer?

buccaneer morgan

If they went rollerball. It would improve the game, but remember capts view of the jets

buccaneer morgan

Re strobe he was perhaps as wrong about the soviet's as Simon schuster was about crimea as Friedman about Lebanon.


OY to the World!

Went to see the Radio City Christmas Spectacular last night in all its kitsch. Noticed that the classic Radio City neon sign, if you read it vertically, says "OY" at the end. LUN

Beasts of England

That's right, narciso. Bohemia™ is also a Mexican beer - a favorite.

buccaneer morgan

I think Carlos slims should be intervened in, then placed intonreceivership and given to cord black to run, put Judy miller in for excutuve editor.

Frau Frohe Weihnachten

Janet - I've started a collection of the pictures of Donald Trump that the AP and my McClatchy newsrag use.* Almost every single one is unflattering and most show his mouth open making him look like a lamprey.

It's the same thing that was done to GWB for eight years which helped cement the carpy Chimpy meme.



Happy Christmas Eve! We're waiting for the daughter to arrive. What a difference 30 years makes! Instead of a Barbie doll,the request was, please go to the liquor store and get Graham's 10 Tawny Port. Ha.
Peace be with all of you!

Beasts of England

I'll have to wait until the 26th to share my assessment of Kev baby. I read his article, and my reaction to it is not pleasant.

Beasts of England

Happy Hanukkah!!

buccaneer morgan

Its not even particular clever he hasn't hung a single journalist yet, talk about getting ahead of themselves, one of the tudor kings perhaps, but they had great press, like the razorbacks.


If Williamson really believed Donald & Ivanka were like Uday & Qusay he would be too scared to write his damn drivel.


Jim Eagle

LOL, peter. never noticed that before the many times we have gone there. It may be ktischy but we go don't we? Its a New York thing, I guess.

To all in the vicinity of the Hamptons, Boxing Day, the 26th, our house, between 12-3. Lots of libations and tasty treats. If you can come out, let me know by emailing me from the website (LUN). Come on, Peter and Jimmy, were closer than Amagansett:)

Oh, BTW:

Hail to the Redskins
Hail Victory,
Braves on the Warpath
Fight for Old DC.


watching Scooged with Bill Murray, my fav Christmas movie



A blast from the past involving the Podestas


Frau Driedel

No safe spaces were damaged in the following musical treats.

West Chester East's String Orchestra with Klezmer Christmas

Klezmonauts deck the halls


Glad Hindraker is happy, but it would be better if he would just admit he was flat-out wrong!

Miss M,

From the comments to Hinderaker's column:

Lon Layton · Wilmington, North Carolina

"pundits like me who worried that Trump wasn’t far enough to the right are looking silly."

Yep, that about sums it up!

Jim Eagle

“The angel said to them, Do not be afraid, for behold, I proclaim to you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. For today in the city of David a savior has been born for you who is Christ and Lord. And this will be a sign for you: you will find an infant wrapped in swaddling clothes and lying in a manger.”

pagar, a bacon, ham and sausage supporter

This should not brighten your Christmas spirit.



Thanks, JiB@5:32, but we are up in Vermont through Monday. Feeling the Bern!

buccaneer morgan

Here here,jib,

Williamson has turned out as gruntled as Michael Lynd was in the 90s.

There's a godzilla marathon on El rey

Dave (in MA)
, I decided to go into work rather than watch the game.
Bah, humbug.
buccaneer morgan

John forsythe as Jacob marley was an inspired touch.

Jim Eagle

Dave (inMA),

Looks like Raiders v. Pat's this year. I just like that duel. Plus they may be keeping Pats out of the bye.


Local paper has 2 nice sets of photos over the last 2 days of my town if anyone cares to see what we look like up here on the shortest day of the year.

1) Anchorage at it's Wintry best

2) WinterSolstice, 2016

There is also an interesting piece on how the volcanic island that exploded over the last 3 days has changed it's shape as a consequence, so maybe St Jane's Island just hasn't been created yet.

3) Bogoslof volcano erupts again, sends up another ash plume

It's 19F out today so my upcoming quick DogWalk should be fairly comfortable today, even with an overcast and no sunshine.

Frau Renntier

Legal news from the North Pole: Rudolph has lawyered up.


Jim Eagle

Oh for all of you, including Sandy:), here is the link to midnight mass at St. Patrick's.


Did this once on leave from my first flight training with my Mother before we went home. Pretty special. Got a chance to sit up front because I was uniformed. Cardinal Spellman's last Christmas mass at the Cathedral.

pagar, a bacon, ham and sausage supporter

In the future, you will only be allowed to read/hear what the government approves according to this.


Thomas Collins

Pats locked up a first round bye with the win over Denver, JiB. If Oakland wins today and next week, and the Pats lose next week, Oakland will be seeded number 1 and Pats number two. So the Pats have the bye, but still could end up in Oakland in the AFC Championship Game.

Jim Eagle


Left my comment at the paper but Jeebus Crust what an ordeal. Evidently, they are a left wing paper who get lots of harrassing comments because of that and have set up a fence.


Jim Eagle

I'm like Kev. Gotta comment when it tickles me.

Hard to believe watching the Raider's game but can anyone believe there are any Hillary voters in that crowd?


Hey Cool!!! Okrah is interviewing Ugly Michelle tonight.
It should be EXSCHELLENT!


"Obama causing the Senate to defund the UN?
Merry Christmas Eve"

We've been babying these little Israeli bitches for far too long and in doing so enabled their worst, most ruthless instincts. That policy that has ironically made a partition(peace) solution impossible and prolonged the carnage. Overall,we haven't helped Israel...we think we have but we haven't.

There's an ebb and flo to global domination and the U.S, this is going to be difficult for some of you to hear, is on a downward trajectory in terms of military and economic might.50 years from now Mandarin will be our second language. That's just a fact.

Israel is on it's own and the sooner it grows the fuck up and moves toward the partition solution with major concessions given to Palestine, the better. The Trump presidency will write right-wing Zionists cheques it won't be able to cash 50 years from now and the new world powers will not treat Israel kindly. They need to move now while we're still able to give them some bargaining power.

Obama did good dishing out political tough love on this one. This is why I hate the right.....their inability to play 3 dimensional chess and to see 56 moves ahead.

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