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November 04, 2018

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pagar, a bacon, ham and sausage supporter

Great Pieces, Clarice!

And maybe first.

JimNorCal

Maybe 2nd

Porchlight

I'm ready!

FL early voting update from Scwheikart:

https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1059069217037680640.html

Beasts of England

~ Red Wave
~ Crimson Tide

Coincidence? I think not...

henry

Rallies today in Macon and Chattanooga.

Beasts of England

Great Pieces, Clarice!! And a Porchlight shout-out! :)

Bernardi Dr la paz

Morning clarice,

What I was pointing to last night, is the kingdom the Russians heck the Jordanians are not that into niceties of laws of war.

Captain Hate

Ask the palis how the Jordanians deal with their nonsense...

Sucks to be Serpenthead.

Bernardi Dr la paz

The other last post, was about the real founder of the EU, a genuine communist, spinelli, this why may arranged that 39 billion dollar ransom note.

Bernardi Dr la paz

Yes but ask wasfi tal, how the Palestinians reacted, you might have to wait a while.

Captain Hate

The palis deserved every bit of pain the Jordanians unleashed on them.

Barbara

Excellent article, clarice! I loved seeing our Porchlight's analysis of poll numbers cited.

I'm rooting for you to win your dinner bet.

Marlene

Good Morning! Thanks to Clarice for Pieces!
The cabin in the woods is without power. The neighbor on our road texted last night that she heard a transformer on the main road blow (tree fell). 50 mph wind gusts! Oh well,the water is turned off and the temps aren't below freezing.

anonamom

Here's the link narc's talking about, which he posted in the wee hours----real founder of EU:

https://gatesofvienna.net/2018/11/altiero-spinelli-and-the-communist-origins-of-the-european-union/

Bernardi Dr la paz

I read about how they executed tal, in agents of influence, this was back when Ignatius wrote fiction that made sense.

Bernardi Dr la paz

Yikes marlene.

When will the power come back on.

hrtshpdbox

As Clarice's piece notes, black approval for Trump is approaching 40%; if that trend stays intact it's a death knell for Trump's 2020 opponent. This year, though, with Trump not on the ballot, I don't see many blacks pulling GOP levers. If they stay home, though, and don't support candidates from a party that has taken them for granted and used them politically for 75 years, that's nearly as good. Wouldn't it be great if, by 2020, the GOP was confident enough about the risk/return that they'd actually run ads targeted to the black community?

Robin, scrolling past the troll

From an Althouse thread comment section:

Why aren’t the Dems walking away with midterms?
- booming economy
- progress re NK
- prisoners released
- progress re NATO
- concessions in NAFTA
- Kavanaugh shit show
- winning against ISIS
- no new wars

How can Stephens seriously believe he's the smart one when virtually every single traditional predictor of political success — just look at that list — points to a Trump win? The *real* question is whether Trump has a head ceiling he can never break through.

That question about the head ceiling is the real question. It’s one I’ve been pondering since before the #walkaway movement got rolling. As far as I can see, Trump is making headway with every demographic. As long as the economy stays strong, I don’t know how Democrats can field anyone who can answer to that unless that person embraces the economic stability and promises a stronger social safety net.

Barbara

Narciso,

I haven't caught up in the last few days, so I don't know if you've provided an update on your mother's friend. I hope she is doing well, and will continue sending prayers above for her recovery.

Marlene

Narciso,not sure about the power. The utility companies in Maine are under a microscope since the huge windstorm in the fall of 2017. We never have a problem in the woods,because there is a large substation up on the main road to supplement the lumber and wood chip yards. Except when Mother Nature blows down trees. :)

pagar, a bacon, ham and sausage supporter

https://www.weaselzippers.us/401533-chuck-schumer-great-job-numbers-will-mean-little-to-families/

"“The latest jobs numbers may look good but we must not forget they coexist with a huge deficit-ballooning GOP tax break that went mainly to the wealthy for which we will pay a price for down the road,” Schumer said."

Says the the leader of the group that added 10 trillion to the deficit.

I believe the whole group is insane.

Old Lurker

"coexist with a huge deficit-ballooning GOP tax break"

And yet. With those "huge tax breaks for the wealthy" the total amount of taxes paid into the treasury reached an all time high, especially from the "wealthy", Chuckie. What is it with Progs and simple math? What is it about Progs and simple cause:effect logic?

Catsmeat

JHM—your epic is more ambitious than most because it starts at the utmost beginning of everything, but then that same scope will give you a very good excuse for not finishing, as your subject isn’t done yet either. Milton deals with the same problem by giving Creation in flashback and having what happens after the Fall be related by Gabriel to Adam and Eve in what C. S. Lewis called an “untransmuted lump of futurity.” And the war in heaven is conducted along the lines of the English Civil War, with cannons, so that gets to modernity (modernity then) by implication…

Rice’s campus is lovely—I’d consider Rice seriously for Frederick and others. Nick because of money reasons will probably go to Lincoln.

Beasts of England

It's all over now!! Jimmy Buffett has come out against Trump. Dang it... And where'd I put my pink crustacean?

Barbara

Robin,

Thanks for that list from the Althouse Comments Section. I think they should add the caravans moving north to cross our southern border. Whenever President Trump mentions the caravans and all the ancillary issues surrounding them, he receives a tremendous reaction from the people in support him and the actions he has taken to prevent this invasion.

Bernardi Dr la paz

A high school classmate, earned three degrees from there, in electrical engineering and computer science, has been through as many career changes.

Bernardi Dr la paz

Thanks barbara.

Miss Marple


Steph
‏ @steph93065
8h8 hours ago

On Friday, President Trump used his executive powers to designate the very first national monument of his presidency: a 380-acre site in Nicholasville, Ky. honoring black soldiers and refugees during the Civil War called Camp Nelson.

============================

Gee, I wonder why we didn't hear about this?

Miss Marple

https://canadafreepress.com/article/president-donald-trump-returning-god-to-the-public-square

Dave Seville

Here's a link to that Northern California steam sawmill Hoyden linked a youtube video of earlier.

Jack is Back!

Your Latin Phrase of the Day:

Nullus tyrannus superare populum Romanum poterit.

Clarice Feldman

Thanks, TM and JOMers.

Miss Marple

https://nypost.com/2018/11/03/us-troops-lay-down-barbed-wire-along-border-ahead-of-caravan/

Clarice Feldman

Posted on the previous thread, but I'm sorry I forget who to credit:Richard Baris @Peoples_Pundit
How's this for narrative flippers?
President Trump will lead a One Vote to Victory Telephone Town Hall on Monday. He's drawing from a pool of swing-district and swing-state voters, many Obama-Trump voters, to talk to them about why he needs them to vote Republican.
Just wow.

___

I have to laugh at those pundits and pollsters who are weighing the D's more heavily because they garnered more $$. As we know, it's better for a candidate to get more small amounts from more people than large amounts from a handful of moneybags. A person who kicks in $5 is going to vote for you. Worse, Trump has upset the long running campaign playbook--spend your time gathering up $$ and hand them to consultants who have you uttering pabulum and fake promises and shelling out money for ads that no one watches but gives them hefty commissions. Instead, craft a consistent, appealing message and cleverly
manage the message for free.

Bela1

Of course the whole group is insane. I can't believe many MA voters fail to see what's happened just in this past decade. Are many blind, misinformed, lazy, or just brainwashed? Turn on the TV & it's Trump hate 24/7. Turn on AM talk radio & because some hosts continue to disbelieve what George Soros is doing with billions along with this latest march toward the border. They outright deny any connection? Callers try to explain are cut off from sharing information crucial to that debate. People tweet it's all Trump's fault, spread vile & disgusting hate propaganda but it Trump's fault? He's responsible for their every tale of woe, misfortune, gas, anxiety, etc. You're in the market & hear whispers "she's a Trumpster" as if, support of PDJT equates to acts of murder. Public officials can't dine in peace. Protestors get assaulted. Businesses destroyed because commies have gone daft! but we're all supposed to accept it. They get in your face to the extent it borders assault, battery or both & get away with it. What scares me is how they can still infiltrate nursing homes to help the senile & Alzheimer's patients vote D. Whitey Bulger gets his "due" but it's somehow Trump's fault for spreading racist codes that reached the convict(s) in the very prison WB was transferred to recently. I know, that one made me scratch my head! I can't watch TV anymore. I yell at the radio more & more, workout in work during lunch rather than listen to the anti-Trump crowd who continue to believe the "Doctor" was raped by Cavanaugh. I remain thankful to have Clarice, Porch & many more JOMers shining the spotlight on what goes on. I'm far more informed here & more confident today of a win this interim than I was in 2016 but Trump cannot do it alone. The GOP better not blow it. I've yet to see any of them get off their butts long enough to fight as hard as PDJT & y'all have been fighting. It will be an interesting Tuesday, that's for sure. I'll be praying just in case.

Great Pieces Clarice!
Kudos to Porch since even those lazy gullible talking heads with college degrees using poll results fail to analyze polls as accurately as you can. You're the best!

So glad to hear Miss M made it to a Trump rally! Thanks for sharing your experiences with us, lucky lady!

Have a great week everyone & stay safe.

Extraneus

Woman claims she was fired for not wearing skirt to work

The HR rep complained Harvell’s suit wasn’t professional, and told Harvell to “observe the ladies” in the company’s sales department.

The women “uniformly wore dresses or skirts with high heels,” Harvell, who said she is a lesbian, claims in court papers.

“It made me feel bad, to the point where I thought I can’t afford to change myself into something I’m not,” she said. “People should understand everyone’s different. Don’t look at how I dress, because it’s a little different than you, and judge me and think I can’t
perform.”

Harvell, hired in 2017, said she worked twice as hard as others to show she could do the job, but was fired a few months later for allegedly being late to work, even though managers knew technical difficulties had kept her from clocking in on a company iPad.

Harvell is seeking $1.5 million in damages.

narciso

Oh. cAtsmeat, I was asking about willie Collins the woman in white.

Jack is Back!

catsmeat,

Rice has been on my list for a few years now, ever since Frederick expressed an interest in biochem/bioengineering. I even remember when it was Rice institute, and had the great combine of QB's in King Hill and Frank Ryan. I don't think the Owls are much of a football powerhouse any longer. Tough academics. Always considered the MIT of the south.

Clarice,

Excellent PIeces. Nothing like breaking a progs balloon.

If the Repubs hold the house and increase their Senate majority, we will have more video material for another "Trump is Finished" show.

BTW, anyone heard from the Caravans lately?

Mickey Fickey

The msm is running the same scam as last
election. Very few non-Dems are eager to vote for the cantina-scene freaks that the
Dems have become. Quite a few Dems aren't
too happy either.
There never was going to be a blue wave and there may actually be a red wave.
The msm will insist otherwise so when
the "shocking" results come in, they
Will not be accepted and insanity will
ensue.
Same as last time.

narciso


This story they covered with a sofa:

https://thehill.com/opinion/white-house/414737-falsehood-shames-clapper-brennan-and-pledge-to-protect-whistleblowers

Catsmeat

Hold strong, Bela--my world is full of occluded vision specialists too, and the English department will be decidedly bummed on Wednesday (we have a meeting so I will be able to enjoy it for once).

Catsmeat

narciso, great book--I have also taught The Moonstone. Students don't like the way the Victorians managed gender roles as Collins shows, but there you are.

Miss Marple

New meme:

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DrIMVNPU8AEPJU3.jpg:large

Dave Seville

Politico takes a hard look at how everything became the culture war and concludes both sides are responsible.
Cons about 95% and progs about 5.

hoyden

Life imitating art; Mueller as 21st century Captain Ahab in pursuit of his metaphorical white whale. How did that turn out last time? I never read the book.

hoyden

Unity, unity, unity. Then there's "Unity" the losing kind...Kurt explains it all.

https://townhall.com/columnists/kurtschlichter/2018/11/01/sure-lets-all-unifyaround-donald-trump-n2533507

Miss Marple


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
28m28 minutes ago

New Fox Poll shows a “40% Approval Rating by African Americans for President Trump, a record for Republicans.” Thank you, a great honor!

Momto2

Good morning! Thanks for your Pieces this morning, Clarice. We are all pulling for you to win that dinner!

Update from Ga. - Our President is coming to Macon, Ga. today. This is Stacy Abrams latest attempt to win hearts and influence voters.


Jack is Back!

Macon, GA was home to my favorite World Hockey League team:

"The Macon Whoopi's". Only lasted one season back in the early 70's.


/still cannot retrieve my avatar on typhuspad.

Clarice Feldman

JiB, I got distracted earlier and I meant to tell you how great I think Rice is. Everyone I know who went there is smart and very nice and loved it.And there the trustees have their heads on straight. They try to keep tuitions reasonable by not using contributions for campus improvements, only to keep tuitions down. Any new construction is financed by separate fund drives.

Miss Marple

Sometimes Twitter is just plain awesome. #SundayMorning pic.twitter.com/xdwl48C2lt

— Michael Gravesande (@OldBlackHack) November 4, 2018

Video at link. It has a happy ending, for those who get scared.

PDinDetroit

I was out of town for a wedding recently and overheard a democratic operative from Florida talking to a family member and telling that person to vote Straight-Ticket Democrat, that we have to win no matter what. The family member was having some issues about it, but the Dem Operative said you just have to vote that way anyways.

No thinking necessary to vote (D)ummy.

jimmyk on iPhone

Thanks for your Pieces, clarice. I’m cautiously optimistic.

One of the Althouse commenters suggested that SNL should have had Trump on playing Alec Baldwin. That would have been brilliant, but would have required SNL writers to have, you know, a sense of humor.

Momto2

Young model (on left in forefront of photo) has her contract canceled because she dared to Blexit.

(This modeling agency is in Atlanta.)

https://twitter.com/RealCandaceO/status/1058789860968972288


Miss Marple

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump

This is the link to President Trump's Twitter feed. Most of the tweets today are retweets of emdorsements and articles he thinks important from the last few days. I posted the one new tweet, about black voter approval for him being at 40%, earlier.

His endorsements include highlighting something the candidate has done to help him, or stands that the candidte has taken which mesh with his.

Because there are a lot of these endorsements, I thought I would just link his page so that you can see how busy he is at helping candidates.

PDinDetroit

Maybe they can just reprint this article?

Gobsmacked by election, Florida Democrats try to refocus

Miss Marple

The link goes to one of my favorite pictures of President Trump:

Try to understand the weight of this image. This soldier lost both arms. The feeling of a handshake is now lost to him.
President Trump realized this, and so touched his face, so he can feel the human connection. This is what I see when I think of Trump's motives. pic.twitter.com/laT9AsuO2M

— 👈🏼GUNG HO Marine 🇺🇸🗽 (@Junga_II) November 3, 2018
Tom Maguire

I see that well-deserved praise for Rice so since we're talking about Southern schools let me out in a good word for Tulane. Great school with a big expansion program underway - they're gonna be Four-lane.

I'll be here all week. Be sure to tip the batrenders.

(Also the bartenders.)

mike in houston

This is my congressional candidate and a really good guy. He is running to replace Ted Poe, who has cancer and is retiring. SNL needs to be put down as it has lost its mind.

Saturday Night Live host Pete Davidson mocked the appearance of former Navy SEAL Dan Crenshaw, who lost his eye fighting terrorists in Afghanistan, comparing the Republican candidate to a “hitman in a porno movie.”

https://www.breitbart.com/entertainment/2018/11/04/pete-davidson-mocks-dan-crenshaw-who-lost-his-eye-in-afghanistan/

jimmyk on iPhone

Thanks for the janitorial work, TM.

Momto2

mike - I saw that horrible SLN comment! Isn't it amazing that Rosanne and others can say one thing and get fired yet people say things like this and it's totally ignored?

I hope Crenshaw wins BIG!

Jack is Back!

Didn’t Tulane give up its football program?

Dave Seville

Toilet's overflowing again.

Clarice Feldman

The tip is in the tip jar, TM. Tulane, as you note, is alsogreat. Never yet met anyone who went there who didn't love it.

hrtshpdbox

MM, that picture from your 11:32 is amazing!

hrtshpdbox

Well, I could see the photo I posted when I hit "preview", but it didn't seem to work. Thanks, already-broken-Typepad.

pagar, a bacon, ham and sausage supporter

I do not understand how an American can bring themselves to vote for a Democrat in 2018.

Clarice Feldman

I have a very smart friend who predicts that shortly colleges will all discontinue offering football and basketball scholarships, After the Md fiasco, the greed of these programs which do the recipients no good has been exposed. Alums will still cheer if the field is not full of 300 lb muscled (truly semipro) men not ready scholastically for college and not really given an education. If Tulane dropped football, that, too, may be part of a trend given the play given brain injury for players.

Captain Hate

SNL needs to be put down as it has lost its mind.

It's never been any good. Even during its so called heyday I never could stand a full episode.

Bernardi Dr la paz

My friend also took one or two courses in Russian when he was at rice. Now I'll tell you a story about him, after he had earned a PhD he had a blood clot that traveled to his brain, and he was in a coma for sometime when he got out be had lost much of his longterm memory, including much of the technical knowledge, over a span of years he recovered that info, kind of a miracle really, largely in part because of the incredible support and patience of his wife, and he moved on to another field,

Miss Marple

Here's the picture from my 11:32.

President Trump is mostly cropped out of the picture, so you will have to click to elarge.


For tablets:

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DrHT8bFWoAEpieo.jpg

President Trump is mostly cropped out of the picture, so you will have to click to elarge.

I don't think the press covers this side of hi at all. I always find these shots from rally-goers, not the press

He is a truly compassionate man. Why else would he have gotten his entire family, as well as himself, involved in the campaign and the presidency? He didn't need it. He actuially cares about the average American, and you can hear it in every rally stop.

Best president ever, and I mean it.

Miss Marple


Kaitlan Collins
‏Verified account @kaitlancollins
30m30 minutes ago

Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity will appear with President Trump at his rally in Missouri, the campaign announces.

Dave Seville

--It's never been any good. Even during its so called heyday I never could stand a full episode.--

Ditto.

Miss Marple

https://twitter.com/LarrySchweikart/status/1059070466038497285

Larry Schweikhart thread on Florida. Good information in the replies as well.

Jack is Back!

Clarice,

Rush has been predicting that for years.

I don’t see it happening to schools below the Mason Dixon line, including Texas and Oklahoma.

US high schools on average give up football at a rate of 5% a year.

art in newport

A recently unearthed duet of John Denver & Johnny Cash singing "Take Me Home, Country Roads" in the summer of 1978.

Perhaps not to everyone's taste. Myself, I'm from the old folk tradition, voice and acoustic guitar, and this talks to me.
Maybe someone else will like it.

Extraneus

I do not understand how an American can bring themselves to vote for a Democrat in 2018.

That's because, unlike you who live in a foreign land and yet are proud to be an American, they are globalists. Citizens of the world, like their hero Obama. That's why they think "nationalist" is an insult. They're ashamed to be Americans.

Set to music:

But there ain't no doubt I hate this land...

God damn the USA!

Clarice Feldman

https://townhall.com/columnists/gavinwax/2018/11/04/trumps-nationalism-is-undoing-decades-of-gop-failure-n2534402

Bernardi Dr la paz

That's a shame, because sports has been an Avenue toward advancement, albeit a narrow one, more room for conscience raising I mean brainwashing.

Miss Marple

Extraneus,

I absolutely love "God Bless the USA" and have since it was first released. The fact that President Trump enters to it at every rally is very meaningful to me.

I am with pagar. How anyone could vote for this group of democrats is beyond me. Not oly are they going the FULL COMMIE, as Gus says, but they are corrupt and a lot of them are old with entrenched ideas. Those who are younger are fatuous and mouth soy-boy platitudes, like that Beto skateboard person.

It is simply incomprehensible voting for any of that crew.

Clarice Feldman

wonderfully easy way to pare the chaff at DoS.

anonamom

MM, your 11:32 has me in tears!

Such a powerful picture.

Miss Marple

Clarice,

That Townhall piece you linked at 12:58 is really good.

I especially liked this sentence:

"The neoliberal and neoconservative consensus - indeed, two wings on the same bird of prey feasting away at what's left of the health and prosperity of America - have pushed a false ideology upon us."

sbw

Just back from a weekend up north. First time visit to my DIL’s father’s hunting camp north of Old Forge, a few miles NE of where I went to summer camp 55-60 years ago.

Saw lots of doe but my doe permit is for a different area. Went in with rain and out with snow. International Paper is logging ferociously in the area but the deer will like the new growth.

Was hoping to try my new load - .308 150 gr. Spitzer. Nicely accurate. All the bucks must have been laughing behind trees. They got a good buck last weekend, though.

narciso

The thing about literature is in college certainly there was a narrow range of long form literature available to examine at the intro level I had othello one year goethes fast the next, but they rarely had more original fare. So Kipling or Collins was rare Dickens was more usual offerings.

narciso

Oh really:

https://www.foxnews.com/tech/facebook-says-it-mistakenly-removed-rabbis-story-about-harassment-by-farrakhan-supporters

narciso

If he had any shame, well he scurry into a hole:

https://mobile.twitter.com/HeshmatAlavi/status/1059061327174529024?p=v

Miss Marple

Dear Suburban Mom https://t.co/7i3NiX7w4t pic.twitter.com/GUDmMMdWVS

— American Greatness (@theamgreatness) November 3, 2018
Clarice Feldman

Great link, narciso--and remember Plame was on the Board. Another tax exempt outfit that deserves a proctological exam.

narciso

The difference is quradawi hasn't issued a fatwa yet, against prince salman like he did against sadat coalition troops and qaddafi

https://mobile.twitter.com/alimhaider/status/1059128786304802816?p=v

anonamom

oldie but goodie

https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2016/11/09/trump-won-because-college-educated-americans-are-out-of-touch/?utm_term=.4e5219c046ef

and they aren't one iota more in touch two years later

Miss Marple

WOW - Departing the White House shortly. See you soon Georgia! #MAGA https://t.co/Lk0SoU8pie https://t.co/Sn9D9o4fNZ

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 4, 2018

Link goes to an RSBN tweet and video.

narciso


Of course imran khan covered himself with infamy:


https://mobile.twitter.com/theheraldsun/status/1058992762660511744

Momto2

Why are the Dems so afraid of Blexit?

This (language alert))

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oy5Yev51kF0

Miss Marple

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9b9vJklHcc

Live link to RSBN at Macon, Georgia. Crowd is YUGE, and I mean that.

narciso

That earlier link is about aljazeera who aired fatwas against coalition troops, doha sheltered Chechen terrorist leaders it had fundraisers for Al queda in their top miniatries and provides sanctuary for hamas and taliban.

Clarice Feldman


SHORTER FIRST FOUR BRET STEPHENS PARAGRAPHS: Never Trumpers were so wrong about Trump's presidency.
SUBTEXT: But we all got columns! Don't expect us to apologize.https://www.nytimes.com/…/democrats-midterms-winning-trump.… …Mickey Kaus Twitter

macthenaif

The blue-collar, registered-Dem vote should be interesting.

Miss Marple

Listening to crowd interview with 3 college kids from Georgia who know about Project Veritas and Beto O'Rourke funding the caravans.


RSBN is really doing a great job on a shoestring budget.

narciso

I may have spoken too soon

https://mobile.twitter.com/abdbozkurt/status/1059052009448529920?p=v

Remember Livingstone the late mayor menino, and outgoing mayor emmanuel saw no problem with him.

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