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September 27, 2018

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jimmyk

Trandrea gives herself away:

@mitchellreports

.@JeffFlake issues statement that he will vote for #JudgeKavanuagh which means it will get out of committee when Judiciary meets today and move on for full senate floor vote now it’s up to Collins and Murkowski

Nice display of objective reporting.

Captain Hate

Poor Trandrea; it may never move again.

henry

Leahy, we failed Anita Hill. Right. Where the hell are natural causes in your case?

Kevlar Kid

It suits Rear Admiral to be so backwardly against he can't help himself but to mask his neediness for the inaccessible Judge Kavanaugh. RA is the consummate queen.

Kevlar Kid

Lil Debbie needs to have a soiled toilet plunger super-glued to her fugly mug. Just GTFO.

Miss Marple (the real one)


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JUST IN: SEC charges Walgreens and two former executives with misleading investors about forecasted earnings goal

The Infamous Ignatz

The idea Ballsy-Ford was credible is execrable.
Not because she wasn't. I didn't watch but from the sound of it she was more so than I anticipated.
It's execrable because it turns our knowledge of human nature and the rule of law on its head.
If we get to judge an issue based on the credibility of two competing stories a competent liar will defeat a nervous truth teller every time.
Sadly, that is now the constituency of the Democratic Party; liars and lunatics.

And Alyssa Milano is the perfect symbol of progs. She was at one time a fresh faced cutey.
In those pics yesterday, she's still good looking but in a flint-hearted, dark- eyed, permanently scowling way.
They say dogs and owners tend to look alike after a few years together.
Hate owns people and after a few years of it people take on its countenance too.

Kevlar Kid

So is the SEC alleging fraud? Or is this a shakedown, pay the fine and play nice.

Beasts of England

Maybe I'll take a break from commenting for the rest of the morning. What I've typed twice and deleted, re: that fucking faggot Bill Kristol might be inappropriate...

Miss Marple (the real one)

Kev,

I don't know. That was all the information I saw on Twitter.

The Infamous Ignatz

NYT; the media isn't biased it's the readers.
Shouldn't they have recused themselves from covering this story?

henry

The Walgreens article. SEC settlement, no misbehavior admitted.


https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/28/sec-charges-walgreens-and-2-former-execs-with-misleading-investors-on-earnings-goals.html

Kevlar Kid

The Allegator was credible in terms of playing the role of the victim to a T.

Her little girl voice. Her fake "beaming" smile toward her benefactors on the Committee. Her beta female lilt. Her intentional space cadet memory (as if she'd been hit over the head 36 years ago and never recovered)....

yes. very credible acting job. appearances were crucial. she did her job. had she failed, she'd have cost the Dhimmis more of their base (which they deserve anyways). but she tossed another log on their damp bonfire.

now for phase two: The Sheila Jackson Lee Hump show of "rage." So all of that rage--- what are they guilty of? Goose-gander.

Kevlar Kid

Thanks,MM. :D

Kevlar Kid

Beasts---you're en fuego, mon frer. :D

DebinGA

Milano may be auditioning for the older Joan Collins roles - dolled up and looking vicious.

henry

Graham, you lost the election and that does have consequences.

Confirm then Reject

Mitchell conducted all of the questioning — save one impetuous outburst from Lindsey Graham — of Ford. And Mitchell tried diligently to challenge Ford’s account. She started by asking Ford to review all her statements and correct and inconsistencies in her past statements, something she did not do thoroughly with Kavanaugh. She then challenged Ford’s story in a few places, first by shadowing the Ed Whelan theory that the house in question must belong to the parents of Kavanaugh’s doppelganger, Chris Garrett (later testimony would make clear Garrett was how Ford first got introduced to the Kavanaugh crowd); Ford dismissed that by answering that the house in question might be in a broader area. Mitchell tried to suggest that Ford’s symptoms — including PTSD and anxiety — might come from other reasons; but because this is Ford’s academic expertise, Ford swatted those away with science. Mitchell made much of the fact that Ford declined to travel to DC in spite of her dislike of air travel, even though she travels for a yearly family visit and vacations. Mitchell also tried to insinuate that some political actors either coached her or paid for Ford’s polygraph, but Ford’s lawyers pointed out they had paid for it, as is the norm. And Ford’s own timeline simply didn’t support the claim she was politically coached. Mitchell invented a claim, out of an indistinct claim by Ford, that she had wanted to keep her testimony confidential up until the original hearing. In the end, Mitchell got Ford to admit — relying on her expertise — that five minute sessions like this hearing weren’t the best way to get the truth from victims of trauma, which would seem to support a longer investigation, not the kind of hearing Mitchell had been paid to star in.

Confirm then Reject

Clearly the Virgin is psychologically unprepared for sexual relations but does that disqualify him from being a paralegal?

henry

Graham: we are in the twilight zone.

Kevlar Kid

Alyssa Milano's season of beauty and fame has passed. Such a solid career back in the 80s alongside Tony Danza on "Who's the Boss?"

Goggle says she's worth $10 million. Seems like pollatix is all she's got left to win some kind of adoration. She's approaching 50 and must be worried that her cheekbone implants are going to come unglued or something.

In about 4 years look for her to become unrecognizeable alongside those chamber photos from yesterday---- the squinty eyes, fish mouth, and shaved facial bones.

Sad lady.

henry

"Somebody over there" leaking stuff.

JimNorCal

The "Spoiled Children" Party

Roy Bean

Can a defrocked Priest/Judge serve in SCOTUS?

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/28/us/politics/judge-kavanaugh-american-bar-association-fbi.html

henry

Now highlighting Ford's lawyers hiding offers from the committee from Ford.

henry

"This has never been about the truth. It has been about delay"

Crybaby Party

I’ve never seen a judicial nominee be rude to senators and act like an Insult Comedian Junior. Kavanaugh even insulted the personification of Minnesota nice; Senator Amy Klobuchar. Judge Bro realized he’d gone too far and apologized to her. Wise choice: she’s one of the best liked members of Senate on both sides of the aisle. I suspect Don McGahn pointed out that Klobuchar is fairly tight with Collins and Murkowski. The Alaska senator remains a possible no vote but I’m putting away my crystal ball. She will not be the only Republican to vote no, which only gets us to 50-50 with Pence holding the tiebreaker..

It was easy to see the belligerent drunk described by CBF and many others as Kavanaugh shouted his way through his testy tetchy testimony. Hardcore Trumpers loved his act and Republican solons seemed re-invigorated by all the nastiness. It’s hard to doze off when a red-faced bro is shouting at you, after all.

rse

This is alarming. https://www.newamerica.org/public-interest-technology/reports/digital-deceit-ii/executive-summary/

CRASH!

You're terribly timid today and I can't imagine why.

The clog in the sewer line will be snaked out real soon by the Rumpublicans.

You'll get your pound of baby flesh on the Court..mfor a while anyway.

JimNorCal

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henry

Durbin, so I'm out.

Jane

"Ford's Gofundme account is up to $679,124.00"

My guess is that she will absolutely think it was worth it.

Did I tell you about the time Fauxahauntis groped me?

CRASH!

I hope that was Ignazis final, conclusive offer of redemption.

I dont want to be near him when the hypocrites land mine goes off.

Beleaguered Buffoons

There's gonna be a lot of this into midterms

https://www.cnn.com/politics/live-news/kavanaugh-senate-committee-vote/h_ca8154abcd9390da2d35b5c650d9e922

Kevlar Kid

The mid-term slaughter will be the sweetest revenge on this humps.

The Infamous Ignatz

I see an opportunity to cash in on an unrealized market; the apolitical and/or conservatives make a false allegation against some Rep or otherwise paint themselves as a useful idiot to the Dem/Soros crowd and set up a gofundme page to separate the prog suckers from their money [only after carefully scrubbing ones social media history of course].
They seem desperate to give it away to any loony lefty who comes along.

rse

Just what we need--

The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy is a Harvard University research center dedicated to exploring and illuminating the intersection of press, politics and public policy in theory and practice. The Center strives to bridge the
gap between journalists and scholars, and between them and the public. Through teaching and research at the Kennedy School of Government and its program of
visiting fellows, conferences and initiatives, the Center is at the forefront of its area of inquiry."

In case there was any doubt as to the extent of explicit collaboration.

derwill

Old and busted: he’s a serial rapist

New and ridiculous: How dare he get angry at being falsely accused of being a serial rapist

Normal people thinking: Angry? Hell, yeah! Who wouldn’t be angry? If it had been me I would have leapt over the table and kicked their collective ass.

The MSM/Left is in their echo chamber tut-tutting about “proper demeanor” and middle America is high-fiving and going can I get a big hell yes!! for the good ol’ American concept of fighting back, standing up for yourself, and ...

Kicking ass and taking names.

Miss Marple (the real one)

The @LindseyGrahamSC video has been viewed over 3.4 million times. Let that sink in. We are MAD AS HELL and ready to vote. https://t.co/gCPtV92ePo

— TruthSmackdown (@TruthSmackdown) September 28, 2018

Link goes to video on Facebook. That count doesn't include Twitter and YouTube. People are darn mad!

narciso

Klobuchar was the second employee of page Hertzner of demand justice after chi fi and the Obama white house, all you need look is at their linked in page.

Beleaguered Buffoons

Flake was nearly pantsed on the elevator

Better start wearing a cup..

Beleaguered Buffoons

Angry is one thing.

He squirted out his eyes like a virgin who lost his hymen.

rse

"Digital media platforms did not cause the fractured and irrational politics that
plague modern societies. But the economic logic of digital markets too often
serves to compound social division by feeding pre-existing biases, affirming false
beliefs, and fragmenting media audiences. The companies that control this
market are among the most powerful and valuable the world has ever seen. We
cannot expect them to regulate themselves. As a democratic society, we must intervene to steer the power and promise of technology to benefit the many rather than the few."

That's the power desired by the politicos and their cronies that are currently misbehaving so with respect to bk and congress.

Miss Marple (the real one)

rse,

1. On the digital media article, I mistrust anyone who wants to "help." It's probably run by the people who are in your second article.

2. On the second article, how much of taxpayer money goes to support that group?

narciso

Demand justice is part of a coalition with color of change that was can Jones group indivisible the so called resistance etc etc.

The Infamous Ignatz

I still can't get over this dumb broad naming supposed witnesses.
What was she thinking? They'd all just lie on her behalf?
She was cagily fuzzy on the when and where but then names specific people who she has not previously come to agreement with on supporting her lies.
Incomprehensibly stupid to the point of implying not full sanity.
And how could a sly old hag like ChiFi and her Dem handlers/co-conspirators not see the almost infinite potential for blowback without checking what these witnesses would say?
Not a very shrewd deal with the devil on any of their accounts.

DebinGA

I can see how people with no integrity would be shocked to see a person of faith express righteous indignation at coordinated lies about his own.

Janet 🚬

It's great that Lindsey Graham spoke out this time.....but I'm not much on Lindsey Graham.

He has a lousy history.

"I wish we could find a way to hold people accountable. Free speech is a great idea, but we're in a war," Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC)"

Ann Barnhardt - 2011
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qeyrp-V3Jvc

A bit of Ann Barnhardt's response to Lindsey 'you jackass' Graham when he smugly stated - "Free speech is a great idea, but...."

"Free speech is a great idea?!? It is a bedrock principle of Western civilization & the United States. Individuals are free sovereign agents. Individuals are not property or drones of the State. The government doesn't tell The People what to think & say, The People tell the government what to think & say through the mechanisms of representative Republic governance under the Constitution.

But what I suspect this really has to do with is intellectual snobbery & elitism. Lindsey Graham - you look at Terry Jones & you see a redneck with a handlebar mustache who speaks with a southern drawl without the benefit of a fancy ivy league education & you determine that a man like him cannot be trusted with his own personal, intellectual sovereignty under the 1st amendment & therefore you, in your superior intellectual state, have to rein him in.

Listen, jackass it doesn't work that way.
The 1st amendment applies to ALL AMERICAN CITIZENS equally. It does not operate on a sliding scale based upon:
*how expensive an education one receives
*what one's income is
*or whether or not one is invited to tony soirees in Georgetown "

pj

The Dems remind me of Demi Moore's character in A Few Good Men, strenuously objecting to a decision already been made. Way to go - you won't win the next one either as a result.

narciso

I don't call them resistance or antifa I guess they are occupy, but it all comes from the successor to the sds group (name escapes)

derwill

I also love how the Left is pissed that Kavanaugh used emotion to tug on the heartstrings of all the women and men who can imagine what it would be like to have your life and your family destroyed by unproven allegations. They’re pissed because they know it worked. All the appeal to our emotions was supposed to have been coming from Ford, and she did her best, bless her heart. But hers was fake and Kavanaugh’s wasn’t and real beats fake every time.

Jack is Back!

Kicking ass and taking names.

derwill,

Worked for Trump.

To bad its not working for the US team in Gay Paree!

jimmyk

Incomprehensibly stupid to the point of implying not full sanity.

They were counting on Kavanaugh to fold. When he didn't, they had no choice but to show their cards.

matt - deplore me if you must

So the drunk is awake again. Must have had a bad night.

Dems walk out. Bad theater. Not after being reamed yesterday. The battlefield has been defined and they are on the low ground. Very bad optics because the only ones left for them are the true believers, the crazies and the misinformed.

This is a defining moment in American politics. I wonder if the protests are still planned for tomorrow. Lots of close ups of mad pussy hatters and screaming angry fat lesbians and pajama Boyz all over the news will seal the deal.

anonamom

joan, my ROI (response to post) is like 1:100 on here, but often weeks later somebody will mention something in reference to something I posted.

I love your posts.
I greatly appreciate all fact based links people post.
I too share much of what I read here.

Keep 'em coming!

rse

http://thefederalist.com/2018/09/28/calling-kavanaugh-unhinged-lauding-ford-brave-inverstion-reality/ is quite good, especially with its juxtaposed visuals.

rse

mm-new america is eric schmidt from google's money and that particular report is sponsored by the ford foundation.

Written by two people in bo's white house.

Miss Marple (the real one)

Janet,

My take on Graham (and I could be wrong) is that he has realizedthis "comity of the Senate" is just some BS used against Republicans, and with McCain's evil influence gone, he has wised up.

He played quite a few rounds of golf with President Trump on weekends this spring, so the President may have explained a lot of stuff to him.

As always, trust but verify.

jimmyk

It's great that Lindsey Graham spoke out this time.....but I'm not much on Lindsey Graham.

I agree. There's nothing in Graham's righteous indignation to suggest he's changed any of his views on policy. He's justifiably angry at the process, and at the Dems' behavior. It was, essentially, "We were good citizens when Dems were in control, how dare they not be!" That's all well and good, but consistent with GOPe principles.

And after Bork and Thomas, not to mention the whole FISA/Russian collusion scam, if he's shocked by their behavior he's got to be the most naive person in the room.

The Infamous Ignatz

The rational recognize calling Kavanaugh unhinged is simply the schoolyard bully with tears in his eyes pointing at the normally quiet kid who throat-punched the punk for giving him a melvin.

Jack is Back!

Where, and how, did they find her.

They had a strategy reveal back in July by Fallon, right?

They needed either woman that fitted the right profile: Professional, well educated, a student in high school or at Yale, DC area, preferably Montgomrey County, Potomac/Bethesday/Chevy Chase area, mallable, borderline psychopathic. Was in in the scrubbed social media? Discussion among the loyal pink pussy hats? Lure of money (Soros) that was needed?

Just spitballing here but something tells me it was all part of a greater strategy, including the cooperation of the Dems on the committee. Holding the letter until the hearings were complete is the cincher for me.

GUS

I thought we could choose our Jender (sic).

Sheila Jackass Lee and Simpy Washtub Schlitz don't look like wymynz.

Captain Hate

I'm trusting Graham more than you guys because McCain's gone and Graham's played golf and met with DJT more than once in which I'm sure a mutually beneficial course of action was laid out by the golden scalp weasel.

Captain Hate

Or what Miss Marple said...

DebinGA

But for the unexpected miracle of BK's diaries, they'd have succeeded.

Dave (in MA)

"What is..., from your yearbook... a "MELVIN"?"

GUS

Lindsey Graham?? He defended CHI-FI today.

He defended her honor.

He said she wouldn't leak the information.

CHINA

GLENN SIMPSON

Lindsey Graham is swamp. Don't fucking kid yourself.

rse

Oh, henry--

"This can be done by increasing user privacy and individual control over data in ways that blunt the precision of audience segmentation and targeted communications.

Current privacy law is insufficient to the task. To build a new regime, we can start by taking lessons from Obama-era legislative proposals, recent progress in the California legislature, and Europe’s current regulatory framework for data protection."

lurkersusie

Trying to catch up.

@JakeSherman
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ALERT — DONNELLY IS A NO ON KAVANAUGH

fdcol63 🇺🇸

Fuck these Dems.

They are the enemy.

DebinGA

Trump thanks vets/"our military" in almost every tweet. SC has the highest percentage of active or retired military of any state.

fdcol63 🇺🇸

The Dems are now laying out the case for Kavanaugh's impeachment AFTER he gets on the SC.

Ralph L

The MSM in rse's 11:19 Federalist link. Unbelievably biased.
Even Althouse says he didn't cry.

henry

CNN has Flake trapped in an elevator so some dried up old skank can yell incomprehensible idiocies at him. Saw it on Twitter.

henry

rse, clearly "1984" is a user manual for the left.

derwill

Fine go for it, Dems. Because it worked so well for you yesterday.

henry

@CalebJHull on Twitter for the Flake elevator vid.

jimmyk

ALERT — DONNELLY IS A NO ON KAVANAUGH

A Dem acting like a Dem. No news value there.

DebinGA

RCP has Donnelly tied with the R 45% each and the Libertarian at 5%.

JimNorCal

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Thomas Collins

GUS, to stop the continuing sovietization of America, we need swampers to on occasion come out of the swamp and man the drainage equipment before jumping back in again. Graham at least yesterday was a one man drainange system.

I don't really care if Chi-Fi is not called to account for leaking. That's a sideshow. the main show is no GOP defections, and if Manchin and a few other Dems come on board, even better.

We are in Al Davis just win baby territory, because if we lose, we are in Sheldon/Di/Marie et al sovietization territory.

matt - deplore me if you must

Members elevators are for members and staff and their guests only for exactly that reason. He was just plain dumb if he rode a public elevator.

I got to ride in one with Michelle Bachmann once. That was pretty cool.

Thomas Collins

Mazie, not Marie.

JimNorCal

An oldie but goodie.

henry

Apparently herds of "sexual assault survivors" are gathering in Milwaukee and Madison, not just outside the elevator Flake is in.

Take it to the police, or shut your pie holes.

Thomas Collins

I'd be surprised if any Dem other than Manchin voted yes. That's why I am not putting any champagne on ice yet.

Actually, even if Kavanaugh is confirmed, no champagne. Scotch for me.

henry

Tom Cotton calling out Feinstein on Twitter.

Note to self, increase popcorn reserves.

Jane

There is a case heading to the SC where a guy in college was accused of rape and where there was no evidence and he got kicked out.

I can hardly wait.

Drunk Tank

Brett Kavanaugh was an aggressive and belligerent drunk according to a former Yale roommate. His incredibly rude behavior before the Senate yesterday proved his belligerence didn’t require alcohol. Yelling at seated senators, talking over the women who asked him questions — he did not demonstrate either respect for their office as the representatives of the people, nor did he display appropriate judicial temperament.

He also lied several times. Call it prevarication, untruthiness, fib, whatever label makes you feel more comfortable but what came out of his mouth did not match facts.

The SJC’s GOP faction knew he was at extreme risk, particularly so when their hired girl reverted to a prosecutor’s role and asked Kavanaugh about his calendar. It was at this point that Mitchell was ‘disappeared’ and Lindsey Graham flipped his wig, stepping up to put on an act worthy of an Academy Award for a supporting actor. So very Shakespearean in his castigation; woe, woe betide those who dared to ignore the wholly arbitrary deadline the GOP forced on this train wreck confirmation.

Poppycock and nonsense. We haven’t forgotten Merrick Garland and the unacceptable theft of his place on the Supreme Court..

Miss Marple (the real one)

Donnelly is taking bad advice. I couldn't get through to his office as the lines were busy.

Given the numbers of people calling in as sexual abuse survivors on C-SPAN yesterday, I am convinced that a bunch of lib women are posing as such, using VERY loose definitions of sexual abuse.

I assume that is the same with the people in Milwaukee and Madison. We will probably have some in Indianapolis and Bloomington, if not Notre Dame (Donnelly's alma mater).

This is pure political theater, reminiscent of the 60's.

JimNorCal

evolution of the Supreme Court.

Blackout Whiteout

They let the befuddled—and befuddling—chairman, Chuck Grassley, yield for them, and they let Rachel Mitchell ask their questions, and they sat there, shirkers and poltroons all. They should send their salaries for the day to battered women's shelters in their home states. By 11 a.m., any moral basis for the continued existence of the Republican Party had evaporated. It was striking. The next time that Ben Sasse or Jeff Flake start moaning about how we've all abandoned "civics," their tongues should turn to fire.

It's going to be easy for frustrated conservatives to land on Mitchell, who volunteered to put herself in this impossible position. She was a career sex-crimes prosecutor trying to reverse-engineer her life's work in order to punch holes in the story being told by a woman who was accusing Brett Kavanaugh of having committed one on her person. That can't have been easy. In addition, from the moment she began her opening statement, Dr. Ford stood the committee, the audience, and (I suspect) everyone watching at every kind of electronic remove, on their ears. And she did it with science, and with the memory of cruel and moronic laughter. She did it with the skills and intellect that she had developed through the years, even while the laughter from a horrible night in 1982 still echoed through her life. It was extraordinary testimony..

Thirsty Patriot

The Liberal tears taste especially good today.

henry

Yes Miss M, thus a "herd." They do not deserve to be called women. To do so would only insult the fine women here at JOM and throughout America.

Porchlight

"I have never seen a nominee for any position behave in that manner. Judge Kavanaugh used as much political rhetoric as my Republican colleagues—and what's more, he went on the attack."

What part of "high-tech lynching" did you miss in 1991, Senator?

Tom R

I think the Democrats know what they are doing is unethical but they are forced to double down on their bullshit because they have seen what has happened in the primaries with nutjobs like Occasional-Cortex beating out the longtime incumbent Democrat Congressman.

The Democrat Senators, especially the older whites, know the Communist Progtards have taken control of the party and that if they want to get re-elected they have to treat all conservatives in the same manner they have been treating Kavanaugh. Any Democrat who acts civil or in a bipartisan manner is likely going to get destroyed in their next primary.

narciso

Demand justice fronted by fallon, coordinating through Feinstein and klobuchar aide, Jane Mayer '77 and her tale network.

They aren't yellow dogs they are dead dogs.

Janet 🚬

((Given the numbers of people calling in as sexual abuse survivors on C-SPAN yesterday, I am convinced that a bunch of lib women are posing as such, using VERY loose definitions of sexual abuse.))

That is definitely happening.
Also some of those calls on the 'Republican line' were NOT Republicans. You can tell.
It's a game full of phony actors.

Tom R

I heard on Fox an unconfirmed report that Senator Coons started crying when he found out Flake was going to vote Yes. Anyone else hear that? If so what kind of a man cries over something like that?

Porchlight

I'm fine with being cautious on Graham. But there is no doubt in my mind that he has helped sway the fencesitters. I'll take the assist.

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