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April 08, 2017



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It's a mad, mad, mad, mad half peninsula.

I've long claimed that North Korea is China's junkyard dog. Trump has just explained to them that their pooch is rabid.


From the last thread:

"Barbara, that's my experience, too. My desk is always a mess--in Sixth grade it was the bane of our teacher. former Congressman Ken Hechler (author of "Bridge at Remagen")never used file cabinets,.."


Why change what obviously works?

I like things to be organized, but I loathe file cabinets. Once something goes in a file cabinet no matter how organized it may be, it's as good as disappeared IMO. I use them for documents I won't have to see again for years.

I have a similar view about my kitchen. I know where everything is, but if someone moves an item or puts it in another place, I'll know it. My system may not suit all, but everyone knows not to mess with my ktchen!

Captain Hate

My desk used to be a total mess but I could always find the important stuff.

Jim Eagle

Let's Go Thomas Pieters!

Masters coming on.

Life is good. Chelsea won today and Frederick was honored at the Diocesan STEM Fair for his project on DNA identification.

Plust Trump is MAGA.

it was the interview that went horribly off the rails for CNN's Brooke Baldwin on the April 7 edition of Newsroom. Her guest via Skype from Syria was a 2013 chemical attack survivor, Kassem Eid, who two days earlier pleaded for help from President Donald Trump on her show. He returned yesterday which is when he went way off the CNN message by not only heaping effusive praise upon Trump for his missile attack response but also strongly rejecting the premise inserted by Baldwin in a prepared Hillary Clinton clip that the president was hypocritical because of his refugee policy.


He can't  resist babies

Has the Syrian crisis resolved yet?

Whut? Magic missile strikes, anomic war and teh Chicken hawk didn't deliver?

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Trump to Commander:

"Tell your guys to go tell Assad he's an asshole. I'll be waiting by the phone."

Jim Eagle


Kassem won't be back on CNN. But he has a permanent seat at Fox:)


Deranged guy on the loose. Broke into a gun store in Janesville Tuesday night, burned up his car, sent a manifesto to the White House. Still at large.

Jim Eagle

Just when you thought MSNBC couldn't get lower than whale shit, Lawrence O'Donnell reveals his brain cells are made of whale shit.



I clean my desk when I run out of space for my coffee cup.


I heard an organization expert say there are filers, and there are pilers--and that one was not "better" than the other, as long as you can find things.
I too am a piler---and my kitchen counters reflect that.

Frau Reistafel

Meet Jack Stark:

Jack L. Stark served as president of Claremont McKenna College from 1970 until 1999. He was CMC's third president.

Stark earned a Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Economics from CMC (then known as Claremont Men's College) in 1957. After serving as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps for three years, Stark joined the CMC staff in 1961 as director of alumni relations. He was soon promoted to be the chief assistant to founding president George Benson.

Stark served as CMC's chief executive during some of the most challenging periods in the history of higher education. Under his leadership, CMC's endowment grew from $10 million to more than $350 million. He led the college to exceptional growth in reputation, academic quality, and student selectivity.

Since its founding in 1946, CMC has been a liberal arts college with a special emphasis on economics and government. Under Stark's leadership, CMC expanded its influence in public affairs through the creation of nine public policy research institutes.

What's happened since Jack Stark retired? Here's the latest from CMC.
"The Barbarians Rule at CMC"

Clarice Feldman

Not our monkeys, not our zoo:http://dailycaller.com/2017/04/06/mass-deportations-create-fear-of-increased-gang-violence-in-central-america/?utm_campaign=atdailycaller&utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Social

Frau Reistafel

"The CA drought is over!"
Imagine how hard it was for Gov. Moonbeam to announce this fact.


Good afternoon from the road! We're at the daughter's and resume the drive north tomorrow. CH,hubby took the dog for a walk around the DeMatha campus while I was taking a nap. She lives in the neighborhood where the school is located.
We'll be back in Maine Monday. Yay!

Frau Reistafel

Clarice - Obviously Daddy Soros' monkeys:

...the Soros-funded think tank said that increased deportations will likely increase violence in an already crime-ridden region.

In recommendations to the U.S. government, the group wrote that the Trump administration should “refrain from instigating mass deportations or harsher anti-migration measures” against immigrants from El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala.

This is unless the U.S. pays “proper attention to returnees’ employment and vocational needs,” and investments in the communities in those countries. Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras are all in the top four countries of origin for illegal immigrants in the U.S.

He can't  resist babies

Clarice, your compassion staggers Bundy's imagination.

Is that isopropyl alcohol in your veins?

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Ach! That goes without saying..for Frau..teh warm northern girl.

Heh. The Valkteie thinks her path to Valhalla is assured..lol

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Clarice Feldman

My compassion lies with my countrymen, not with Soros or these thugs or the govts that allowed them to engage in such criminality,Mr. Anonymous.

He can't  resist babies

Your countrymen would be those who agree with your positions, amirite?

Unfortunately your graven image Mr Trump has more positions than the Kama Sutra, and that, on EVERY ISSUE..

Clarice Feldman

Actually, he's doing very well on keeping to the positions he's been arguing since about 2015. And I have no graven images, but I do think he's going to be a very consequential president and that in not so many years Obama's name will be considered a punchline.

He can't  resist babies

It's the same slavish and mis-directed loyalty shown Dubya in the conservative trap called Iraq.

Captain Hate

CH,hubby took the dog for a walk around the DeMatha campus while I was taking a nap. She lives in the neighborhood where the school is located.

Funny you should mention this, Marlene, because I got a call from somebody older than me (class of '60) calling about the 50th reunion. He used to be a repo man so he was used to tracking people down and I've been at the same landline number since '74. I'm 50/50 on whether to go but we'll see; maybe slightly more in favor of going.

Went to a memorial service of one of my music bud's lowlife brother (a very smart guy whose brain wasn't wired right because he ran major cons on every family member). Saw a bunch of people I used to work with so it was good catching up with them, the priest and my bud gave outstanding eulogies and chowed down at the Lithuanian Social Club.

Captain Hate

"The CA drought is over!"
Imagine how hard it was for Gov. Moonbeam to announce this fact.

Having driven over Rt 17 between San Jose and Santa Cruz @ 3 am Eastern time, wondering how many lanes would be closed because of mudslides and downed waterlogged trees (mercifully not many), that goof should choke on it.

Jim Eagle

I was going to mention that CH is a DeMatha guy.

What was the famous BB coache's name? Morgan Woodson? or something like that. He was even winning when I first moved up to So MD in the late 60's-early 70's. He and his teams were a regular sports story on the WaPo.

Captain Hate

Morgan Wootten. Taught me world history. I regret that I lived so far away that I had to worry about finding a ride home and I never went out for the teams. I'd have never made it past the first cut but my fundamentals would have been a lot better.

Captain Hate

My best Morgan Wootten story revolved around a big game against somebody really good, maybe Baltimore Dunbar. Adrian Dantley missed a practice unannounced and at game time Morgan sat him at the end of the bench and he didn't play a second. The Stags got pounded and as time ran out, Morgan told Dantley "it would've been nice if you could've helped us out today".

Jim Eagle

Don't look now but Qudrupule Bogey Man, Jordan Spieth is 4 under at -4 2 strokes behing the leader Charlie Hoffman at the Masters. Our Belgian friend young Mr. Pieters is sort of flalling around but still in the hunt. Of course the tournament doesn't really begin tomorrown until Sunday's 2nd nine.


But symbolism counts

It certainly does.


Joel C. Rosenberg has another novel out, Without Warning. It's another J.B.Collins novel, extending the previous trilogy by one more.

I suppose he began working on it before Designated Survivor came out, but the book begins with a SOTU address by the President during which an attach on the Capitol occurs, killing many (not all) members of Congress (and not the President).

The President in the book is clearly patterned after Obama (unwilling to call Islamic jihad by its name, his frustrated Israeli allies refer to him as Mr. Drone Strike, he telegraphs his attacks in advance, etc.). I'm guessing Rosenberg wasn't a Hillary! voter.


One for KK, UC Berkeley


CH,if you haven't been here recently,you'll be surprised at the changes.
I think it is an indication of the growth of the government and the influence of D.C.


Google pays women less than men across the board, feds say

Huh. Well, don't that beat all. I suppose this might pan out to be nothing once you normalize for education and experience.

Good to see SJW companies being slapped up for not following their own SJW doctrine.

He can't  resist babies

You can't whistle yourselves past this graveyard.

When Nut meets Nut there is some cracking for all of us.

NorKs are nuttier than nutz and Trump is no antidote. If anyone I know pays the price for your chickenasses...well I don't issue threats.


I shoulda rearranged my last post somewhat:

1) Good to see SJW companies ...

2) It might amount to nothing once you normalize, *and* I bet we'll see Google do exactly that in attempting to prove they're not discriminating. But if they do, they'll be acting in such a way as to demonstrate why the screeching about 79 cents on the dollar is bogus, which won't make other lefties happy.

Clarice Feldman


The plan for Syria and how Trump methodically laid the groundwork.

Clarice Feldman

Trump's plan for Syria and how he methodically laid the groundwork:https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2017/04/08/syria-it-doesnt-matter-who-used-the-chemical-weapons-the-issue-is-extremism-and-stability/

Clarice Feldman

The plan for Syria

Clarice Feldman

Typepad, not me, fellas.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

So, if deporting illegals back to where they came from causes an increase in violent crime there, doesn't it seem probable that their presence increases violent crime here?

Why do progs hate their neighbors so much that they want to see them raped and murdered?

He can't  resist babies

I think you mean he's capable of reading a script. That's quite different from a strategic plan.

Stop giving him credit for pulling his head out his arse.

That's even lower than Dubya s bar.

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Wowza non sequitur. Ignatz

Choice links of submissiveness hard to find?

Clarice Feldman

Interesting disconnect on the part of those moaning about the deportees, Iggy. Wonder why they can't see it?

Funny, the troll has not seen a coherent foreign policy in so long he can't acknowledge it when it occurs.

He can't  resist babies

Scorched earth is a coherent, ( I think what you mean is CONSISTENT)

SUDETENLAND? Is that what you meant clarice?

The Noveau Reichstag Fire is the path. Is that the coherency you're referring to?

Clarice Feldman

FTA (CTH)--watch how the plan to stabilize Syria was laid out--with coordination among all relevant branches of grown ups:FTA--Both sides of the conflict stink--the plan is to knock off ISIS and stabilize the country and provide safety for its people:
" Immediately following his inauguration, President Trump spoke to Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and gained his ideological and financial support for building a safe zone for Syrian’s as they rebuild.
A week later, President Trump spoke at length to Egypt’s Fattah al-Sisi about their efforts.
At the beginning of February – King Abdullah III of Jordan traveled to Washington to meet with Vice-President Mike Pence and discuss aide and assistance for regional security. Previously, in November 2016, King Abdullah spoke to President-elect Trump
A week later – Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Washington DC for a very warm and optimistic meeting with President Trump for talks on regional security.
At the beginning of March – Egyptian foreign minister Sameh Shoukry visited Washington, met with members of Congress and held a long discussion with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson,
Mid-March Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas met with an envoy from President Trump and told him that a peace deal is possible under the new president.
Last Week (Monday) – Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi came to the White House for an official state visit, and a very warm greeting by President Trump.
Last Week (Wednesday) – Jordan’s King Abdullah II follows al-Sisi with a visit to the White House and receives another very warm greeting by the U.S. President

He can't  resist babies

Just in case some are curious. Non-partisan history revealing old vs 'new' strategies so very transparent.


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Clarice...the legend weaver..

Clarice Goebbels...


A slightly more convoluted strain on the left: Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the chemical weapons massacre to help Trump — distracting Americans from an investigation into Trump's campaign ties to Russia by provoking the missile strike.

That theory — evidence-free — was laid out on a small anti-Trump website shortly after the missile strike.

But it went mainstream Friday night, when Lawrence O'Donnell advanced similar speculation on his MSNBC show, “The Last Word.”

The Truman Trump Show


I *think* that 30 sec UC Berkeley ad is humor.

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Kibuki Theatre..off?

Have you been to the Circus? Seen the puppet show?

Shave a little here...and there.


Clarice, did you read the TCT post featuring the transcript of comments made by Tillerson, Mnuchin and Wilburine?


I think you'd enjoy reading it.

Dave (in MA)



Serious business folks, serious business. That's the sense you get when hearing Tillerson, Mnuchin and Wilbur Ross answering questions.

(Trump: Complicated business folks, complicated business.)

Clarice, in the Syria thread that you linked to, Sundance deleted a 600 long comment thread, posted his reason why in s new post, and restarted the comments from 0.

He himself has commented in the new thread this interesting comment in response to a comment in the thread:


"sundance says:

April 8, 2017 at 5:36 pm

Tillerson gave you great detail on what comes next.

Go back and read what Tillerson has said.

They are going to attempt to bring back “regional” leaders first (de facto governors).. Leaving Assad as the regional leader (Mayor) of Damascus while this takes place. Then comes Assad’s exit.

Liked by 5 people"


Holy cow Godzilla is a bad movie

He can't  resist babies

" Hoo cudda knowed health insurance was so complicated...?"

Implying, of course, that as the smartest person in the World, no one else cudda knowed.

Can you imagine?

Legendary propaganda...

microphallic legends

Let's stipulate, at least, that his intellect is suspect.

microphallic legends

Are you people really so stupid you need me to state the obvious as your proxy?

Jim Eagle

What a sewer of conscious thought from a turd. Another reason to avoid JOM.

Nothing like pollution to drive people away.

microphallic legends

Ignatz claims ignorance about his knee-cap suckling of the local zeitgeist.

It's normal for these people to see red in every spectrum.


Thanks for all the helpful information!
Great post with good news.
Always glad to see you posting.
Welcome Home!


Tell Frederick we are so proud of him and his DNA science project.
Glad all your tests came out all right.


Rogue one. By thE same director wasnt so bad



What is that?

microphallic legends

I hope I'm driving you away jakov. I hope Frederick recognizes what you by say age 15.

microphallic legends

He seems smarter than you.

microphallic legends

He's adopted, right?

That would explain the disparate smarts.

Dave (in MA)

maryrose, that's the feather-passer.


The problem isnt assad anymore than the problem with iraq was the tikriti clan.
The mid level of the baathist ruling class is where Islamic state came from, they kill Jews shia and Kurds because it's in their nature. Hafez's defense minister wrote a thesis on blood libel, he enabled Hezbollah to attack the marines.

microphallic legends

Identity politics really is your conservative incised hamstring...Isn't it?

Clarice Feldman

I did cheerleader, I just selected the earlier part because it showed how carefully the plan to stabilize Syria has been--firs line up the neighbors and get them on board.

matt, deplore me if you must

Who is this microencephalic asshole anyway?

When Netanyahu was here a month or so ago he opened the door to a paradigm shift in peace talks, if you recall. Of course this was laughed off by the Left. Trump is far too stupid, they said.

Welp, it would seem that a number of the players have been to'ing and fro'ing and who knows what's been going on in the side discussions?

So let's just hope and pray something good comes from that. Otherwise, t'would seem the Syrians have received one ass kicking and may be up for another, larger ass kicking.

I can imagine the chef coming out at Mar a Lago the other night and announcing dessert as "le Bombe".

Amazing what doing what you say and saying what you mean can do to hit the reset button.

Perhaps the Salvadoreans and Guatemalans and Hondurans can migrate home and fix their own dam countries. Perhaps we can take the MS 13's in our jails and buy them a one way ticket home and an air drop without parachutes.

Oh the possibilities!


Jeff Dobbs‏ @jeffdobbs
@KT_So_It_Goes "Trump's generals"



Matt, the usual troll is name shifting to avoid killfile.


henry, he cannot succeed.

microphallic legends

I amuse with message pseudonyms like Kim employs.

Is there a problem?

Dave (in MA)



So, I don't understand. Dobbs considers Trump a fool?

microphallic legends

" beeyooteefull babies.."

He really cares...


Al sisi as compared to say suleiman and mubarak, was trained mostly in the west


Dr J, everyone but said troll knows that. :)

Frau Reistafel

Scout's honor! I need a translation, TK @ 8:18. The possibilities are endless.


I couldn't figure it out myself, Frau, so I brought it here.

Seems odd.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

I am amazed that anyone thinks that Trump is an inferior intellect. If they had read any of his books, they would understand him better.

He is not a linear thinker, like many on the left. He is a creative thinker.

Think about building Trump Tower, for example.
He had to keep in his head possible tenants, financing, zoning, environmental regulations, union contracts, Mayor Koch's harassment, publicity, and profits possible. (Probably more things I can't remember.)

He did this while running OTHER projects. He did this while being out on the town making a name for himself in the papers. And he did this while making a paycheck for all of his employees.

When he looks at something like Syria, he is not just looking at that country. He is looking at the whole region, and what other countries need to be peaceful and happy. I was struck by King Abdullah saying that he had taken a "holistic approach" to the problem. Also, if you will note in that press conference, King Abdullah made reference to the "many meetings they had had over the years."

Did anyone know that Donald Trump even KNEW King Abdullah? Obviously, he did, and for a long time.

I am happy that the left keeps thinking that Trump is a moron who doesn't know what he's doing. It will be even more satisfying when he brings peace to the Middle East.

Frau Reistafel

Clarice - "-first line up the neighbors and get them on board."

It all sounds so simple. Why didn't Pres. Jive Ass do that? He did not want to.

Frau Reistafel

Thanks, TK.
Ignorance is not always bliss as much as I would like to think so.

Frau Reistafel

Miss Marple - your post makes me smile--bigly.




Miss Marple the Deplorable

Thank you, Frau.

I know people think I am just this short of a groupie, but I honestly researched when I went from Walker to Trump, and it was because of stuff like this. I felt the country needed to break free of the career political people.

Trump KNOWS people. Lots of people. If you Google, you find photos of him with everyone from Prince Charles to Michael Jackson.

Someone who knows that many people hears things, knows things. He is not a fool.

I personally think he will end up on Mt. Rushmore.

Tillerson will be in Moscow next week. Guess who else will be there - Assad.

Captain Hate

Wow. I've never been a UCONN wimmenz fan before, quite the opposite, but listening to Geno Auriemma during the Clip Joint/Spurs game, I am now. And I usually hate these in-game interviews which detract from the on court action.

It's not an accident that his team won 111 in a row.

Auriemma is quite the NBA fan

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Something's up:

Asaad Hanna‏Verified account @AsaadHannaa 44m44 minutes ago

Some US troops on the Jordanian borders with Syria are standing by with Jordanian special forces, the reasons unknown yet.


Something else is up too. We just had an aircraft carrier in Australia turn around and head to South Korea.

Clarice Feldman



Frau Reistafel

It seems like we are living in interesting times, Jane.


The Marines already have F35s in S Korea. Interesting lineup of weapons.

Clarice Feldman


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