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October 20, 2018

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mockmook

Ha HA Ha

mockmook

That was my "FIRST!!!" laugh of "triumph!!!

henry

Brain damage as a spectator sport. Watch it while it lasts.

Yale 23 - Penn 10

--------peter

Will the UVA Duke be televised? If so, if you see a nice red-haired young man with a UVA shirt seated next to two nice young ladies with Duke shirts in the audience, that's my son!

rse

peter-did he get settled in sooner than you feared when he went to orientation last summer?

Clarice Feldman

Dear Sock puppet. You have been warned. TM, as I use my real name, the puppet is defaming me. I ask that you intervene if it does not stop.

lyle

Like all Saturdays in the fall, my mantra is: I hope all higher-ranked teams lose...😎

The Infamous Ignatz

Arizona kept sending McCain back to DC so is it possible they'll use the same logic to get this crazy broad out of their hair?
Arizona Democrat Kyrsten Sinema Attacked ‘Bullshit’ Stay-At-Home Moms For ‘Leeching Off Their Husbands’

The Infamous Ignatz

Communist Chinese funding US environmental groups that refuse to register as foreign agents.
And the Saudis and the Russians fund anti fracking freaks.

Mueller? Mueller?

Jack is Back!

This has been going around on the Veteran boards. A nice respite from all the negative Trump resistance:

Quit Trashing Obama's Accomplishments:

1. First President to be photographed smoking a joint.
2. First President to apply for college aid as a foreign student, then deny he was a foreigner.
3. First President to have a social security number from a state he has never lived in.
4. First President to preside over a cut to the credit-rating of the United States.
5. First President to violate the War Powers Act.
6. First President to be held in contempt of court for illegally obstructing oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.
7. First President to require all Americans to purchase a product from a third party.
8. First President to spend a trillion dollars on "shovel-ready" jobs when there was no such thing as "shovel-ready" jobs.
9. First President to abrogate bankruptcy law to turn over control of companies to his union supporters.
10. First President to by-pass Congress and implement the Dream Act through executive fiat.
11. First President to order a secret amnesty program that stopped the deportation of illegal immigrants across the U.S., including those with criminal convictions.
12. First President to demand a company hand-over $20 billion to one of his political appointees.
13. First President to tell a CEO of a major corporation (Chrysler) to resign.
14. First President to terminate America’s ability to put a man in space.
15. First President to cancel the National Day of Prayer and to say that America is no longer a Christian nation.
16. First President to have a law signed by an auto-pen without being present.
17. First President to arbitrarily declare an existing law unconstitutional and refuse to enforce it.
18. First President to threaten insurance companies if they publicly spoke out on the reasons for their rate increases.
19. First President to tell a major manufacturing company in which state it is allowed to locate a factory.
20. First President to file lawsuits against the states he swore an oath to protect (AZ, WI, OH, IN).
21. First President to withdraw an existing coal permit that had been properly issued years ago.
22. First President to actively try to bankrupt an American industry (coal).
23. First President to fire an inspector general of AmeriCorps for catching one of his friends in a corruption case.
24. First President to appoint 45 czars to replace elected officials in his office.
25. First President to surround himself with radical left wing anarchists.
26. First President to golf more than 150 separate times in his five years in office.
27. First President to hide his birth, medical, educational and travel records.
28. First President to win a Nobel Peace Prize for doing NOTHING to earn it.
29. First President to go on multiple "global apology tours" and concurrent "insult our friends" tours.
30. First President to go on over 17 lavish vacations, in addition to date nights and Wednesday evening White House parties for his friends paid for by the taxpayers.
31. First President to have personal servants (taxpayer funded) for his wife.
32. First President to keep a dog trainer on retainer for $102,000 a year at taxpayer expense.
33. First President to fly in a personal trainer from Chicago at least once a week at taxpayer expense.
34. First President to repeat the Quran and tell us the early morning call of the Azan (Islamic call to worship) is the most beautiful sound on earth.
35. First President to side with a foreign nation over one of the American 50 states (Mexico vs Arizona).
36. First President to tell the military men and women that they should pay for their own private insurance because they "volunteered to go to war and knew the consequences."
37. Then he was the First President to tell the members of the military that THEY were UNPATRIOTIC for balking at the last suggestion.

I feel much better now. I had been under the impression he hadn't been doing ANYTHING for 8 years but play golf and go on expensive, tax-payer funded vacations!

Extraneus

Just get a typepad login, Clarice.

Extraneus

FBI ACKNOWLEDGES USING MULTIPLE INFORMANTS IN INVESTIGATION OF TRUMP CAMPAIGN AIDE

The U.S. government revealed in court filings Friday that the FBI used multiple confidential informants, including some who were paid for their information, as part of its investigation into former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page.

“The FBI has protected information that would identify the identities of other confidential sources who provided information or intelligence to the FBI” as well as “information provided by those sources,” wrote David M. Hardy, the head of the FBI’s Record/Information Dissemination Section (RIDS), in court papers submitted Friday.

Hardy and Department of Justice (DOJ) attorneys submitted the filings in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit for the FBI’s four applications for Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrants against Page. The DOJ released heavily redacted copies of the four FISA warrant applications on June 20, but USA Today reporter Brad Heath has sued for full copies of the documents.

Hardy’s declaration acknowledged that the confidential sources used by the FBI were in addition to Christopher Steele, the former British spy who authored the infamous anti-Trump dossier.

“This includes nonpublic information about and provided by Christopher Steele, as well as information about and provided by other confidential sources, all of whom were provided express assurances of confidentiality,” Hardy wrote, referring to information disclosed in the four FISA applications.

rich

good afternoon everyone!

Thomas Collins

Here is an investigative committee whose findings are way more important than the one investigating the "brawl" at the consulate.

http://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/24330829/committee-says-first-cfp-poll-come-oct-30

If 'Bama keeps up its pace, number one ranking won't be hard to figure out.

JM Hanes

My goodness, even the Dems are officially embracing a whole new level of sock puppetry: GOP Women’s Group Attacking Trump Funded Solely by Male Democratic Donor.

In case you were wondering, "The co-founders of Republican Women for Progress previously led Republican Women for Hillary during the 2016 elections." which pretty much tells you all you need to know about these media darlings. Is there a term for women socking themselves?

With the MSM all agog over the last minute gazillions flowing into Democrat coffers, it seems like 2016 dead-enders everywhere are looking to "relitigate" the theory that all you have to do to win elections is to pour money into them. Good luck with that!

henry

At least they aren’t using tax dollars this time. (Or at least less of it comes from tax dollars or “settlements” with CFPB and EPA).

Thomas Collins

And since this is a sports related thread, I just wanted to wish Brewski and LaLa fans a thrilling Game 7 tonight. How about a 40 inning game to keep up the excitement until well into tomorrow? Of course, my wishes have nothing to do with any desire for the NLCS winner to arrive in Boston on Tuesday with the necessity of having a bullpen game with position players! :-)

JM Hanes

I felt like I didn't even need to read this column: What Is The Point of The Washington Post Opinion Section?

It ends by listing the titles (with links) of some 60+ opinion columns:

Below is a sample of the Post‘s opinion output since July 2018. This isn't to suggest the paper never publishes anything worthwhile. (See here.) But it will make you wonder why Jeff Bezos doesn't just print "Trump is bad" at the top of every page. Think of all the money and column space it would save.

LOL.

Bad Trump photo Bad Trump_zpsj1vwogdy.jpg
Photo from Wash. Free Beacon

If you follow their Worthwhile WaPo link, it appears that the Free Beacon is committed to the proposition that Khashoggi was one of the good guys.

JM Hanes

Thomas Collins:

Why don't they just call it a tie and start with the 10th inning? Then folks could take all the time they want for post-game carousing.

rich

oh big surprise ... still prattling on about k-hog ... i'm still not caring.

rich

Posted by: Thomas Collins | October 20, 2018 at 12:33 PM

boston sports fans are tired of winning.

--------peter

-rse, thanks for asking. I'd say it's been an interesting mixed bag for my son's assimilation into college. He's doing well academically; he loves his economics prof. He's gotten out of his comfort zone and has joined some clubs; but he still hasn't "found his people," to use a cliche popular with helicopter parents. He is certainly doing better than my wife's worst fears. We are going to Charlottesville next weekend for family weekend.

Another Bob

Since this is a sort-of sports thread, “Rachel” Mackinnon, a “trans woman” won the UCI (cycling) women’s world championship.

Thus heralding the end of women’s sports as we know it.

It’s twitter feed is awash with the worst collection of self-serving SJW “l’m a victim” crap I’ve ever read.

--------peter

Tom Collins, the Red Sox don't need any additional help; I'd say they are the overwhelming favorite against either NL team. They would have to really work hard to blow it; hell even Price had a good start.

Another Bob

@rachelvmckinnon if anyone is interested in the freak show.

Kevlar Kid

Been warning bleeding hearts about this for at least two decades:

Typhus, Hepatitis, Cholera Anyone?

rse

peter-The diva realized she could not find time to fly home this fall so she asked her dad to come visit for the weekend. He hates to tell the kids no, a problem I do not have, so off he went.

If anyone wants to give me advice on NZ she decided london wasn't going anywhere, but going to the southern hemisphere would be more fun. I guess it is certainly a more fun way to master a british accent.

Jack is Back!

rse,

Hope she likes wind. Lots of if. Outdoor paradise if hiking, mountaineering, kayaking, sailing, skiiing are your thing. That and Rugby. Oh, yeah, the Rugby which means the All-Blacks, the Haka, and winning. [They are to Rugby Union rules, what The Patriots are to the NFL, and Bama to College ball]. I envy her.

Warn her that if is Southern Hem summer, the squitos there are out of this world.

henry

A good front just blew through here. Supposed to drop from high 40s this morning to mid 20s by this afternoon. Hope it teaches Boston in time for the series. Northwest 45 mph gusts. Nice firewood resupply dropping on my driveway. ;)

Kevlar Kid

re Typhus, Hepatitis, Cholera link:

two nights ago returning home from SFO, driving through west Berkeley, we passed a homeless "encampment". Mrs Kid laments. i grumble:"they should remove them and burn it down."

"that's just terrible!" she groaned.

Terrible? Here's what's terrible: local and state government bureaucracies with loaded salaries, benefit plans, and pensions are growing right along with the numbers of people who come here to BE HOMELESS.

there is a growing trend here for people to live on the street so they don't pay rent, but actually work.

the number of RVs on Berkeley back streets covered with blue tarps to keep out non-existent rain is a dead giveaway. some of those streets are so choked with RVs that they are effectively 1 lane roads now.

what's terrible? DISEASES that were 3rd world fare are growing in scale and size. Meanwhile the CDC is all about fighting the AIDS crisis for the last 30 years. "Scarce resources" is what we hear about. Bull shitake.

What's terrible? traveling into San Francisco proper is a health risk. the Mayor of SFO is a moron. and the Left is creating more jobs for lefties and their enclaves by AVOIDING the problem.

Mrs Kid apologized. "I'm sorry. I really had no idea all of that was going on."

NPR. NPR. NPR. "The City's Homeless" is the euphemism for SQUALOR and a complete lack of political will.

yeah, yeah, yeah, mental health and hard times etc etc etc---- but the creators of this problem and the benefactors are not going to solve it.

Biology will.

JimNorCal

TM: "colleges and coaches get rich off the unpaid (or under-paid) players"

Me: NFL players get rich off unpaid consumers.

Since the cost of ads increase our cost to buy products whether or not we watch.

JimNorCal

rich October 20, 2018 at 01:01 PM

Yeah, me too!
I find myself not caring. And noticing this appears to be an anti Trump operation. Yet why does this involve Trump in the slightest? Is this the best they've got?

JM Hanes

JiB:

"Warn her that if is Southern Hem summer, the squitos there are out of this world."

That will make my bucket list considerably shorter.

Kevlar Kid

SO MsB's right hand guy is up to his huhvava in this K'hoggy homicide.

At what point does the Right Hand get whacked because he knows too much, and can even make up much to implicate MsB.

time to start buying off US congress critters.

is the rap on Bolton an attempt to sow discord btwn him and Trump, an attempt to pick him off?

Kevlar Kid

the asterisk by McKinnon's name in the annals of cycling records:

*UTHAD

...Used To Have a ....

Another Bob

TM:The players are not “unpaid”. They’re receiving a free, full-ride, room-and-board college education, with special staff assigned to help them with academic needs. Easily worth $25k/yr now, plus beneficial effects on future earnings if they select the right major and take the education seriously.

JimNorCal

I love Deplorable Don's writing. Short snappy and frequent amusing phrases. Good news, too, much of the time.

"Democrats had the Senate tied on September 25, according to Real Clear Politics.
The site said Democrats were poised to pick up Arizona, Nevada, and Tennessee, while losing Missouri and North Dakota, for a net gain of one seat.
On October 3, Tennessee flipped back to Republicans.
On October 11, Nevada flipped back to Republicans.
On October 13, Arizona flipped back to Republicans.
On Thursday, the site said Republicans would gain a third state, Florida."

Conclusion:
“Vote.
Early.
You never know when a bus will hit you.”

Kevlar Kid

Ever since the final Nixon 5 o'clock shadow turned the election for Kennedy (HA!) political marketers have stumbled all over themselves to insinuate their high fees into campaign spends based on nuttin at all.

the MsB affair is being milked for all it's worth.

i think this kind of shite has been factored in to voters' lack of thinking re their votes.

daddy on iPad

FOUR YEARS FOR LEAKING

Man Tran

rse,

A pal of ours in Stockholm has a daughter who spent a couple years in OZ right out of school. I visited them later after she returned home. The unique sound of the double filter of Swedish and Aussie over English would make your toes curl. Shudder.

rich

>>>Yet why does this involve Trump in the slightest? Is this the best they've got?

Posted by: JimNorCal | October 20, 2018 at 01:29 PM<<<

looks like a ham-handed attempt by the Obama Administration In-Exile to blow up the world economy ... (taking the crisis and not letting it go to waste).

henry

Trump in Elko NV, prelim speakers going.

JM Hanes

NY Dem Candidate Objectified Korean Women in Blog, Said ‘Effeminate’ Male K-Pop Stars ‘Awkward to Look At’.

Obvious click bait, chez moi. From my admittedly second-hand observation, most of what candidate McMurray said about Korean culture was on the mark, or very close to it. I obviously disagree about the appeal of K-Pop and its stars (eye-candy notwithstanding), but even his putatively "offensive" joke is one that I can easily imagine making the rounds in Seoul, where the desirability of white, western facial features is no secret. Parents give their daughters plastic surgery for their birthdays, and the most popular option for both men and women eliminates the extra Asian eyelid fold.

When I couldn't find any particularly compromising mountain in this molehill, I wondered about the author's age. Sure enough "media analyst" Cameron Cawthorne graduated from UVa in 2013. I'm afraid straight-laced PC culture may be endemic in the callow young professional crowd, and I hope this narrow view of what is acceptable will not ultimately prevail. If I want to take imaginary offense, I can do it myself; I don't need some over-sensitive young reporter exploiting the PC canon on my behalf.

Kevlar Kid

i'll root for any team except for the Los Angeles Dodgers and their unassimilated fan base.

will get immense joy knowing it's been 30 years even since their last WS win.

Kevlar Kid

the Dems motto: vote early. vote often.

JimNorCal

Colleges, imho, should go back to AMATEUR sports, not be farm teams for the NFL and NBA. Let true amateurs among legitimately admitted students play. For the fun of it.
Focus on academics not fluff, not sports, not Olympic-grade facilities, not layers upon layers of administrators. Not social justice.

I acknowledge there are other opinions about, at least, the sports side of things on this blog.

henry

JimNorCal, sports may be the last place in academia where excellence is allowed.

JimNorCal

" ... let’s ruin the reputation of the guy who was dismembered – while he was still alive. "

What is it with Muslims and cutting off people's heads while they are still alive?

Glad to see our troll lurch into the truth that this should be deplored. Still waiting for it to be deplored in ALL cases, not just occasionally in support of random Dem talking points.

JimNorCal

kk: I used to head up to Berkeley 4 or 5 times a year to browse bookstores, attend speaker events, and see music or film performances that were not mainstream. I cant recall the last time I went. Maybe to get together with DrJ and assorted JOMsters, LOL? A long time ago!

I still head up to SF from time to time, usually to accompany visiting friends.

SF and Berkeley are working overtime to turn off normal people.

JM Hanes

I guess it's just a Free Beacon morning here. US Pledges $300 Million in Aid to Iraqi Christians

Programs to rebuild Iraqi Christian communities destroyed by Islamic State are being implemented with the support of $300 million from the United States. Approximately 40,000 Christians have returned home after escaping persecution at the hands of Islamic State.

I'm glad to know that someone is finally paying attention. Alas, this is not the only place where Christians are and have been under crushing attack. In stories that barely break the surface in the MSM, what's happening in many parts of the world should really be called religious genocide.

rich

Posted by: JimNorCal | October 20, 2018 at 01:51 PM

that ain't happening anytime soon.

so what did the coup plotters need to cover up by saturating the airwaves with the k-hog story?

JimNorCal

Excellent point, henry!

JM Hanes

rich:

I'm not sure I can tell the coup plotters from the coup platters, at this point, but what I do know is that saturating the airwaves with Khashoggi is very convenient for Dems with no platform to talk about-- or more accurately, with a platform they don't want to talk about. Impeaching the President, blowing up the economy and raising taxes is not a good look.

henry

AF1 now parking in Elko...

live feeds the usual places.

Miss Marple

Back from all the errands. Got what we needed at Lowe's and then decided to go to a different Kroger since It was close to Lowe's. It was one of their Marketplace stores, with TWO FRONT DOORS.

When we walked in, I told my daughter I wouldn't be shopping there regularly. Walking in the door labeled "pharmacy" and seeing a huge fashion and clothing display with several aisles of garments for men, women and children is NOT what I want out of a grocery. I also noted how they directed your path to encourage more spending.

Now I am sitting with my feet up since 2 hours walking around on concrete floors does a number on my joints.

Also, we saw 2 car wrecks in the space of 3 blocks, and got caught in the traffic jam between 2 sets of emergency vehicles. Had to take a long detour to get home. Fortunately, Henry's cold front has't hit here so it's a sunny but coolish day, so no wind or rain.

rich

Posted by: JM Hanes | October 20, 2018 at 02:08 PM

well we'll at least get treated with the border caravan when k hog story burns out. i'm dour on the election too.

Rally Time

Trump LV Rally - Just started!!!!!


Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEyqNoUPCuY


P.S. Muzzies killing muzzies, not our problem. UN, get to it!!!!! And block the Democrat/MS13 horde invading from the South. Immigration & jobs #1 & #2 voter concerns. Red wave!!!!!

Captain Hate

still prattling on about k-hog ... i'm still not caring.

The least they can do is provide a gif so I can enjoy watching that slob get sliced and diced.

rich

hahaha.

had a 6 pack of SN Oktoberfest last night.

fantastic.

Kevlar Kid

JimNorCal:

the only occasion for me to viz SFO is when friends land there from out of town. other than that, nuthin' there to rave about anymore.

used to spend our anniversaries at the top suite in the Mandarin Oriental. to our chagrin it was bought out by a major chain and subsequently had its soul removed and its prices doubled.

Berkeley's city library doubles as a homeless community center. abandoned using it in 97. the Cal libraries remain world class and a very inexpensive resource for doing deep dives when required.

the natural beauty of the surrounding area is divine and uncrowded September through Memorial Day. i leave it to the Chinese Communist touristas in the summer.

of course, the politicos who run the city and its numerous regulatory boards and commissions have padded their pensions, benefit plans and salaries to the point of collapse-- all the while creeping along by creating 1/2 time positions for cronies and miscreant clingers on to the Great Transformation Project put onto steroids by The Bath House Rat.

saw a gum for sale at a Walgreens the other day "I Just Kissed a Republican" Chewing Gum.

a political button: "Let's Party Like Obama Was Still President."

that's all going on at sea level. if we din't live 300 feet above sea level then we'd scram.

maybe the tide will wash it all out to sea with the rest of the smelt and human waste flowing into the bay.

Captain Hate

Isn't that great, rich?

Tonight my fellow BA sots are having a group pumpkin ale tasting. Here's my choice:

https://www.beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/22893/300500/

Btw, a local watering hole had a Bell's Expedition Stout four year vertical tasting on Wednesday. Even though it tastes outstanding fresh, aging makes it even better.

Kevlar Kid

MM:

Safeway in Berkeley bought out 5 "Andronico" boutique/Trader Joe Wannabe stores, rebranded as "Safeway Community Market".

higher end snooty shee-shee product lines with some continuity with regular Safeway inventory--- just 15 to 30% more added to the grocery bill for shopping there.

it's for the arched-eyebrows crowd and their reuseable/contaminated shopping bags. our Safeway is using plastic bags again.

one hears the grumbling about the lack of affordable this and that--- yet people are spending $1000 a month feeding two.

Kevlar Kid

bonesaw....check
body bag... check
saran wrap...check
GLAD freezer bags....check
decorative container for the head....check

rich

that looks like a good choice. the tasting would have been fun too.

rich

really like what SN did with their Oktoberfest.

Captain Hate

SN is a brewery which has handled growing large with no diminution in quality.

Jack is Back!

Bearcats looking stronger than Temple 17-10 in 3Q. Our punter just kicked one 72 yards. Must be the altitude in Philly:)

Miss Marple

President. Just discussed human trafficking and how widespread it is.

Momto2

Stacy Abrams and her assorted pacs send me text messages every couple of days.

Today: "Hi (name) I'm Simone w/ ColorOfChange PAC (Smiley face) Did u know Stacey Abrams' opponent, Brian Kemp, removed 37K Black voters from the registration list?"

Reply:" Hi Simone - Nice try - that is a blatant lie!" remove me from your texting/ phone list.

I have never voted for a dem in my life. I have NO idea where they got my cell phone number but they appear to have shared it with all of their subversive friends.

If there is a lawsuit against her - sign me up!

Miss Marple

President also discussed Melania and how good a job she is doing.

Personally, I am thrilled that I never have to worry about her wearing some hideous outfit or looking like a dowdy frump. This has driven me crazy since Nancy Reagan left the White House.

henry

Ah. Snow flurries.

Jack is Back!

Looks like I put the touch of death on my Bearcats. All tied up with 46seconds left. Now doing stupid, undisciplined things.

Jack is Back!

Looks like I put the touch of death on my Bearcats. All tied up with 46seconds left. Now doing stupid, undisciplined things.

Jane

Ahhh 91 degrees!

Miss Marple

I now notic a chill in the breeze outside. Thanks for the heads up henry!

Jack is Back!

MM,

She is a polyglot which from my experience means she may even have a higher IQ than DJT. Slovenia is one of my favorite countries in the world. Have been there when it was part of Yugoslavia, and then before it broke up. My corresponding friend is the head of the Administrative govt. IOW's the highest non-politician in Govt.

Llubjiana, one of the great classic Euro cities of the world. Sat on the Oriental trade routes.

Jack is Back!

Cincy loses. Just terrible coaching and play calling. Well that, and not being able to keep your cool, block, etc.

Pagar

https://legalinsurrection.com/2018/10/pelosi-on-democrat-agenda-if-theres-some-collateral-damage-so-be-it/

"The Democrats have confidence that they’ll win the House and Pelosi believes she will become Speaker."

Why would any American vote for a Democrat?

Momto2

One more Stacy Abrams post:

Pinandpuller

If you go to a Padres game you don't have to worry about getting a summons for public intoxication, nudity or urination right?

Captain Hate

Cold front blowing through here. Ever since the eleventh, through which the temperatures were much higher than average (in one case the low temperature was higher than the average high), temps have steadily been lower than average, on two days the high temp was equal to the average low. The leaves are finally starting to change colors with the peak, which usually has happened by now, maybe will happen by Halloween. I expect to be raking leaves in December.

Captain Hate

Temple isn't a pushover.

JM Hanes

White House leans on Mexico to shut down migrant caravan.

Trust the Daily Mail to provide a multiplicity of photos for any single event. You can imagine which ones a sympathetic press would pick out, but what I've noticed looks like a certain shortage of infants and children. The further down I scrolled, the more I understood just how brilliantly Trump outfoxed the Dems, when he demanded that the caravan be halted at Mexico's border with Guatemala.

The Dems can try to make something of Trump's "These aren't little angels" remark, but that's nothing compared to the October surprise they had in mind. Just look at a couple of Daily Mail videos and then realize what the Dems had planned for us on our own southern border. It's truly appalling.

Let's just hope that Mexico will not give way, and that Honduras and El Salvador can be persuaded that it's in their best interests step up to bat. Even if Mexico abandoned the effort now, the caravaners are still more than a thousand miles away from the nearest U.S. entry point. Unless they've got a whole lot more vehicles than it appears, this seething mass of humanity looks to miss the election window. It will be interesting to see if they turn around at that point or not.

So, having denied the Dems their main event, I suspect it will be Khashoggi & MBS with a side of Jared 24/7, till Nov. 6th, at which point Election 2020 will take off with a vengeance.

Kevlar Kid

Raiders (thank gawd) and the Irish have byes this weekend.

rich

depressing me even further JM Hanes.

Captain Hate

KK,

How is Chuckie v2.0 working out?

Miss Marple

Jack,
Thanks for the additional information.

She can hold her own with the Euros, which is a plus as well.

I know my fashion comment sounds superficial, but for God's sake, if I, as a Midwestern grandma, knew that round necklines on a busty woman make her look frumpy, why didn't Laura Bush? I have her figure type, and I NEVER wear anything but V necklines! Why were her designers allowed to sabotage her look?

I won't even discuss Michelle Obama's fashion disasters.

Personal appearance in a First Lady is very important since we entered the television age. It's not like the era of Bess Truman or Mamie Eisenhower, where an occasional newspaper photo is all that the public saw.

Jack is Back!

I am waiting to watch Bama go up against the next best team everyone agrees on, whether Clemson, OSU, whoever. I just enjoy well coached, athletic and disciplined line play, with a touch of cover DB's.

Kevlar Kid

CH:

Chuckie 2.0 is probably working out better than Davis 2.0.

At least Year 1 under a new regime is expectedly horsesh*t. They are about to trade away Amari Cooper. Derek Carr is wound so tight he can't sh*t straight. The defense is pointless despite the big gun from Cincy (allegedly) DCoordinator.

Fans are in full-scale mutiny mode over the Mack trade. That's on the GM messing up the money. We're back in cap hell.

And there is Cash Flow Hell:

We're still paying Jack Del Rio 7million a year for the foreseeable future according to his Paw who is a crony of mine.

Nice gig if you can swing it.

Rebuilding in perpetuity until Davis can unload the team in Vegas, filling his piggy bank, which was the goal all along.

Better days will be ahead once Bowl Cut Davis is out of the business.

Chuckie looks in nearly every photo as if he'd landed in hell.

I don't think he survives Vegas as he is Mr. Control Freak when it comes to player conduct. "How ya gonna keep em down on the farm..."

Glad to hear you got colors! Minneapolis/St Paul area had colors going on that were better than the 9 years of much-vaunted color seasons in VermInt. Always an excuse as to why they sucked, were muted, or short-lived. M/SP were exploding!

Berkeley region is taking its time. We have warmish, breezy sunny weather again today. What's not to love? :D


Cha

Kevlar Kid

Melania Trump is a gift from God.

The End.

JM Hanes

Do not cede your happiness to externalities, rich!

Kevlar Kid

mind worm warning <0><0> mind worm warning

The Bath House Rat's Beard had zero fashion sense.

And when she wasn't demonstrating as much she was being outdressed by Mexican lady housecleaners here in Berkeley.

ick.

and yet the know-nothing-all-in-the-tank Press Corpse and glam mag publishers raved about her attire.

Jack is Back!

110,000 people in Nyland Stadium watching a peewee team play Bama. Sad, that the SEC, or any conference has go to the point that there is no competition. I propose a limitation on how many top prospects can get scholarships to Bama, and then Nick Saban is only allowed into the film room for only 5 minutes each day.

One more suggestion. They have to spot all opposition 21 points to begin each game.

Think it will make any difference?

Extraneus

Once Trump threatened to deploy the military to the border, the Dems were toast. Can you imagine the pride and cheering of normal people if that were to actually happen? The military is the most respected institution in this country, and almost no one truly wants open borders - not even Dems or Hispanics.

This caravan is a total desperation move. I hope they make it here in time for the election.

Stephanie, Nene, Not your Normal Grandma

Just back from a trip to Sam's Club in my new Trump shirt... lots of Where'd you get that and Can I show you my Trump flag kudos.

I think we need to do a repeat of the empty chair protest the weekend before election day, but instead of an empty chair, we all put up Trump/Republican signs in our yards and wear Trump gear - hats, shirts, etc.

There are a lot of people askeered to display their support for republicans and Trump and it is damn past time to show the nation our strength.

Numbers and a show of support can make a difference if more folks decide to vote due to that.

Spread the word.

Jack is Back!

Ex,

Totally agree. The convoy, and Khashoggi are all inventions to derail Trump and the midterms. If anyone who is above a 90 IQ cannot see that then they need re-evaluation. The media is an "enemy" of common sense, democratic principles, and our constitution.

Stephanie, Nene, Not your Normal Grandma

This is my new shirt:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B077LZ374J/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&th=1&psc=1

Jack is Back!

Not fair. 3:38 left in 1Q in Knoxville.

Bama 28-0. That be Tennessee.

Shouldn't there be a Mercy rule in College ball?

Captain Hate

Cha,

Davis 1.0 was about as useless near the end as Rodham 1.0 currently is. Trying to stiff Kiffin on the remaining years of his contract were an early heads up that the bats were in sole control of the belfry. It went downhill from there.

Speaking of Tub Dive, she did a reasonable job as First Lady of spending lots of taxpayer money to make herself presentable in the public eye and finding a flattering wardrobe. Once having to spend her own money on her maintenance, the drunken miser looked like a perpetual Halloween costume, with the oven mitt being the worst fashion statement since leisure suits.

Captain Hate

...was an early heads up...

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