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December 06, 2018

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Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

Heh.
Showed this to our 13 year old, she was outraged that controversy could used to dim the luster of an ancient classic. Go SJWs! Turn the youth against you!

Kiss The Girl from The Little Princess dropped by Princeton a capella singing group
Little mermaid song stirs up controversy at Princeton ...
https://www.wbtv.com/2018/12/05/little-mermaid-song-stirs-up...

jim nj

Coal and the UK. Margaret Thatcher, the 1984-5 coal miner's strike and global warming.

It was always my recollection that she used the carbon argument during the miner's strike. The link below shows that she first used it after the strike.

https://www.masterresource.org/climate-exaggeration/thatcher-alarmist-to-skeptic/

The article says she soon turned into a skeptic.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UK_miners%27_strike_(1984%E2%80%9385)

A little history on that strike.

https://www.joshuakennon.com/margaret-thatcher-and-the-british-coal-miners-strike/

Another take on how she crushed the miners.

The miners bargaining position was very poor, the mines all operated at losses paid for by the government.

I think Thatcher crushed them, not because of the economics, but because of the union leaders.

Sounds like a UK version of the 1981 Patco air controllers strike.

jim nj

https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2018/12/a-generation-of-digital-media-darlings-prepares-for-a-frigid-winter

“Everyone’s for Sale”: A Generation of Digital-Media Darlings Prepares for a Frigid Winter
Vice, Vox, and BuzzFeed, among other companies that once heralded the dawn of a new media age, are now grappling with decidedly old-media problems.

I don't remember visiting any of these sites. I assume they are left-wing. How many left-wing outlets can be profitable if they are just clones of other left-wing sites?

jim nj

While I have spent some time reading about stock market technical analysis and know most of them, I never heard of this terminology. 50 to 200 day averages yes, but not this term to describe what happens when they cross.

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/heres-what-the-dow-coming-close-to-a-death-cross-really-means-for-stocks-2018-12-06

Death Cross? Is he, like, Alex's brother?

jim nj

https://variety.com/2018/film/awards/kevin-hart-says-the-film-academy-has-given-him-an-ultimatum-apologize-or-well-find-another-oscars-host-1203083698/

Kevin Hart is out as the Oscar host. That was quick. Less than 48 hrs. for the SJW crowd to take him out.

Apparently, the QWERTY groups found him insensitive. Gotta put that black man in his place.

jim nj

I'll be here all night, bud-a-boom. Thank you. Thank you.

jim nj

In other unimportant Hollywood news

https://theweek.com/articles/811192/biggest-snubs-surprises-2019-golden-globe-nominations

Yet, "Vice comes out of nowhere to dominate."

Why am I not surprised?

https://twitter.com/rilaws/status/1070679739281612801

Acerbic review of "Vice."

jim nj

Junk mail, we all get it, it's G-d's way of letting us know that the the mailperson has been by for a visit. The system is working.

But I get stuff addressed to me, to occupant and about a dozen other people. Who are these people? Former residents? Yeah, I recognize the name of the last occupant of this apartment, but that was 5 years ago. Prior residents to that? I have no idea. People using my address for some unknown reason? Don't think so.

It's weird. The internet can scoop up tons of information on us, but mailing list providers don't know who's living where?

I've gotten used to it over the years, but today, I got a new name - Christopher Steele - never saw that one before.

I hope nobody is looking for him. It sounds like a spy name.

Knock. Knock. "Are you Christopher Steele." Me, "huh." "We have a warrant for Christopher Steele, may we come in?" "Hell no."

"So you're refusing to cooperate?"

Here's the tricky part - anything I say after that is subject to a perjury charge.

"No speaky English poppy."

jim nj

https://twitter.com/NFL/status/1070863698791550976/video/1

I'm not paying much attention to NFL action, but this, from the Thursday night game, is too good not to show.

99 yard run, 4 straight-arms:

https://twitter.com/NFL/status/1070863698791550976/video/1

Derrick Henry of the Titans.

jim nj

Nytol, I may pop in if someone else arrives, but I'm running out of comedic material.

peter

Was there a New York City meet up last night? I got out of work too late to attend or even look for it--

James D.

The ecommunist thinks the problem with Macron is about presentation not policy, sacre bleu.

Of course it’s about presentation. It could never be that leftist ideas are bad, harmful and unworkable. That’s unpossible!

MissMarple2

https://www.foxnews.com/sports/dallas-cowboy-scoldes-nfl-over-13000-fine-for-dropping-21-in-salvation-army-bin-after-touchdown

Merry Christmas from the NFL. Bah, humbug!

MissMarple2

https://www.cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/who-lost-world-bush-41-left-behind

MissMarple2

https://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/patrick-goodenough/after-us-sponsored-censure-hamas-fails-un-haley-asks-arabs-hatred

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"Sounds like a UK version of the 1981 Patco air controllers strike."

jim_nj: i guess. to the degree that a union attempted to hold a nation hostage (heat and utilities) and the head of state said "fuck that and fuck you." truth be told, PATCO shot itself in the foot with its grandstanding irreverence toward safety and the Golden Goose.

i hope you're enjoying life's moments!

Kev

MissMarple2

https://www.justice.gov/usao-edar/pr/little-rock-man-arrested-child-pornography-charges-following-online-investigation

Former communications director for the Arkansas Democratic party.

MissMarple2


Stephen Speaks Up
‏ @rial_rocks
Dec 5

This is very awesome considering all the events in our country going on right now!

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Wednesday shows that 50% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Forty-eight percent (48%) disapprove.

henry

WSJ calls Mueller a gift to Obama for not following up on the leaks that dragged Flynninto the Muh Russia investigation. They also claim Flynn plead guilty to stop Mueller’s harassment of the younger Flynn.

MissMarple2

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-northkorea-idUSKBN1O60RV?utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_content=5c0a52de04d30140e2abb0f6&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter

MissMarple2

henry,

I saw that on Twitter but I don't have a subscription. Was it the Kim Strassel article?

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""Digital media has become an increasingly difficult business, and Rookie in its current form is no longer financially sustainable,” Gevinson wrote in a farewell note to readers. "

Fools and their money.

(sbw-- i implore: please rescue me if i am wrong down below! :D )

Digital media is something Mrs. Kid and i know much about. Monetizing digital sans Google's roulette schemes has always been a difficult business, especially when a publisher seeks to keep print pubs going simultaneously, like our 150 year old company has.

What it comes down to is the company must have top flight editorial staff who can write for the literate segment of the audience. this "propeller head smart ass millenial hipster" shite doesn't sell.

People who stick with a pub, especially one that makes the claim of having touch on the "pulse" of any market demographic and their interest segments--- expect editorial brilliance. It's personal.

WAPO's subbies are up? It's personal: Get Trump. That compensates for having zero journalistic scruples or editorial ethics/professionalism. So call it have one or the other or BOTH.

Can we agree that the word "sustainable" is break-even bullshitake minded nonsense?

Profits. Losses. Both require ethics. "Sustainability"? What does that require? Unicorn farts and government subsidies.

IHTFP.

MissMarple2

Kevin Hart was supposed to host the Academy Awards, but someone got their panties in a wad because of a joke in an old tweet. So he was booted. I explain this so the following tweet will make sense. (Retweeted by Janice Dean of Fox News):


Jerry Dunleavy
‏ @JerryDunleavy

It is pretty interesting that Harvey Weinstein’s egregious sexual misconduct was an open secret in Hollywood for like decades but it took Kevin Hart roughly 24 hours to get pushed aside over his offensive tweets.

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Child porn and the AK Democratic Party comms director.

Explain yourself before God, you Hump. What happened to you after you were harmed into FUBAR status? You had a choice to heal or not.

Explain it. Start practicing because you will in the end after your miserable life concludes with shame beyond measure.

Do you know the Clinton's? Pedo Island Tours?

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Smeone in the Academy "felt" they had a new darling for the slot. Got their bung tongued and that sealed the deal. It's what goes on.

That's all.

Sick fops.

IHTFP.

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I know. Bring back Pee Wee Herman to host the Fickademy Awards "show". He looks like a meth addict on angel dust these days.

A good look for that decrepit industry.

MissMarple2

Kev,

A week or so ago there also was a big child porn/pedo ring arrested in Arkansas.

You are asking questions similar to those which are rattling around in my mind.

MissMarple2

From our very smart Secretary of Commerce:


Sec. Wilbur Ross
‏Verified account @SecretaryRoss
14h14 hours ago

Today, we have a convergence of technology, capital and political will that is creating opportunities at an unprecedented speed. We must seize this moment.

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

Before daddy has to school you, that's AR Dem Party, not AK.

MissMarple2

A mess of a storm bringing flooding rainfall, heavy snow and accumulating ice will move across the Southern Plains, Gulf Coast and into the Southeast/Midatlantic through Monday. There will be significant travel delays, so please stay #weatheraware. @foxandfriends pic.twitter.com/MNrojECgZh

— Janice Dean (@JaniceDean) December 7, 2018

Maps at link.

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This is the same type of storm which usually heads from the Texas/Oklahoma area up into Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan. They usually carry a lot of snow, so if you are on the path be prepared. I hope Jack gets south of it before it hits!

The reason it isn't heading our direction is because of a strong cold front moving towards us from the northwest, pushing the storm south of us.

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Pin:

Good morning, Podna.

Here's a giddy up road tune that jumped out on YouTube the other night. Have had it on Loop while crankin out media for the biz for 2 days.

The intro is a bit tacky but the guitar solo reminds me of Garcia when he wasn't too shot up to play live....kind of like on his first ("Sugaree")solo album, with a Heartbreakers rythm. the chick reminds me of somebody but i can't place her (Debbie Harry mebbe)

Anyways--- glad yer gettin loved up by the fam. One of our prayers to the Four Directios (the southern one) is "Let me experience the love of my family in ways only they know how."

Oh yeah: here's the link--- Band "Still Corners" Tune: "The Trip"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V5YOhcAof8I&t=0s&index=120&list=PLR-sklpvp32WWTkrshiYyMZlYfSzAv0kz

Later on then.

Kev

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

Coupla Xmas comics on the topic of online outrage crowds
Winning issue for our side!

https://www.gocomics.com/pearlsbeforeswine/2018/12/05

https://www.gocomics.com/pearlsbeforeswine/2018/12/06

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

Pearl Harbor day. My Dad signed up after the attack. Like so many others of the generation.

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Okay, kids. Great morning workout. Early morning venting on JOMerito. My cup of Bustelo Instant is all hot and foamy. Time to knock out more slides. Actually getting the hang of it.

Enjoy the Fry Day. (lookin at you OL and sbw--- the best fried chicken in the whole damn world is to be found at a gas station in Lynchburg VA by the way!!!!! I admit it. I sinned. Good Lawd, i'm old because it was better n sex as my homies down there like to say!)

henry

Miss M, it was in the opinion section on the WSJ app. I didn’t look at the author.

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Paw lost a cuzzin on Pearl and a brother on Iwo, the last day.

MissMarple2

anonamom,

I meant to tell you this before I forget. Hope you stop by to read it.

I was listening to a video of Jordan Peterson and he eats ONLY meat. He's lost 62 pounds, his snoring has stopped, and his psoriasis has pretty much disappeared!

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

Haven't noticed exDem for a while?

MissMarple2

OMG--I'm dying. 😭😭

The Clintons are on Groupon. pic.twitter.com/bQoPU4YrqH

— thebradfordfile™ (@thebradfordfile) December 7, 2018

HAHAHAHAHA! Page image at the link!

MissMarple2

ChiTown Lurker sent me that Groupon post. Boy, did I laugh out loud!

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

PL's RINO Paul Mirengoff approves a rumored choice for Trump AG.
https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2018/12/report-william-barr-is-leading-candidate-for-attorney-general.php

I wonder if there is a dynamic going on, something like this:
1) GOPe makes it clear that only swampy nominees will be approved by the Senate. For example, Kavanaugh was widely rumored to be supported in part by some normally-squishy Senators because of past connections to Bush. There was a vibe that going farther populist/pro-Trump would be shaky which was why some of the other candidates were held back.
2) Trump Admin builds a list of potential noms who will look good on paper to GOPe Swamp Senators but who have the potential to be pro-Deplorable.
3) Much tea-leaf reading ensues

anonamom

MM--Yes his daughter had decades- long problems with "autoimmune" arthritis, since she was a very little girl, went all meat and offal, all gone except the permanent deformation from years of inflammation.
She's who got Dad to do so as well when he was showing signs of "old age." (Inflammation/sugar poisoning--all of them!)

Never forget: "Carbs kill."

Enjoy those holiday sweets! ;-)

rse

A'mom-is the forecast where you are as bad as it is looking?

Reminds me of '79 or so when we got 18 inches and davidson was only college in nc still open as the profs simply walked in bean boots.

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

Nytol.

pagar

" Nancy and Chuck must approve Boarder Security and the Wall!

IMO, the US will be waiting a long, long time if they are waiting for either of these two to do anything to help America.They both appear much more devoted to helping illegals.

MissMarple2

Hey, remember the Trump Curse?

https://rightwing.news/9th-circuit-judge-who-struck-down-trumps-muslim-travel-ban-busted-in-sleazy-scandal/

MissMarple2

Hoo boy! Here's a 5-part presidential tweet!


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
53m53 minutes ago

Robert Mueller and Leakin’ Lyin’ James Comey are Best Friends, just one of many Mueller Conflicts of Interest. And bye the way, wasn’t the woman in charge of prosecuting Jerome Corsi (who I do not know) in charge of “legal” at the corrupt Clinton Foundation? A total Witch Hunt...

...Will Robert Mueller’s big time conflicts of interest be listed at the top of his Republicans only Report. Will Andrew Weissman’s horrible and vicious prosecutorial past be listed in the Report. He wrongly destroyed people’s lives, took down great companies, only to be........

.....overturned, 9-0, in the United States Supreme Court. Doing same thing to people now. Will all of the substantial & many contributions made by the 17 Angry Democrats to the Campaign of Crooked Hillary be listed in top of Report. Will the people that worked for the Clinton....

....Foundation be listed at the top of the Report? Will the scathing document written about Lyin’ James Comey, by the man in charge of the case, Rod Rosenstein (who also signed the FISA Warrant), be a big part of the Report? Isn’t Rod therefore totally conflicted? Will all of....

...the lying and leaking by the people doing the Report, & also Bruce Ohr (and his lovely wife Molly), Comey, Brennan, Clapper, & all of the many fired people of the FBI, be listed in the Report? Will the corruption within the DNC & Clinton Campaign be exposed?..And so much more!

MissMarple2

https://www.breitbart.com/the-media/2018/12/06/chris-cuomo-trump-has-damaged-the-media-on-purpose/?__twitter_impression=true

All he wants is for them to report the truth, not twist things, which they do.

Now they are all going to act like persecuted victims. Are any of them in jail? Are they all drawing fairly large salaries? How much money and perks do they get from the democrats?

MissMarple2

Just proves smart people don't watch trash shows! pic.twitter.com/hIm4cUfSKl

— 🇺🇸 only in America (@Cooey1967) December 7, 2018

Image at link. Take THAT, Chris Cuomo!

MissMarple2

Temperatures are in the teens right now, ten degrees below normal. And I have to go to the grocery today!

Another Bob

FWIW Peterson has said is diet is unusual, and has implied that it created some issues.

Cannot imagine an all meat diet.

Robin

JimNJ, thanks for all the overnight posts!

Clarice - have you heard of Tea Pig? An Anglophile tea fanatic just mentioned it to me. I’ll look up yours as I’ve been hunting for a good vanilla/black tea.

The kids at TheDonald tell us that the Yellow Vests are spreading in Europe. Amsterdam is next:

https://www.reddit.com/r/The_Donald/comments/a3vydl/shit_someones_scared_this_simple_post_keeps/

MissMarple2

I can think of one, which is why you are supposed to eat roughage.

MissMarple2

https://dailycaller.com/2018/12/06/dnc-tom-perez-voters-church/

Perez complains that people are too much influenced by the church.

I tell you, Donald J. Trump is unmasking all of these people. It's amazing to behold.

Another Bob

LOL MM. Do an image search for Peterson. He does have this certain “look” in many of them.

MissMarple2

Movie lovers: Join U.S. Embassy Cairo’s American Center (ACC) on Thursday, December 13, from 1:00-4:00 pm for a movie showing and discussion of the Christmas classic “It’s a Wonderful Life” No registration is necessary. However, seats are limited, so first come, first served. pic.twitter.com/MPYgW9Kj0H

— US Embassy Cairo (@USEmbassyCairo) December 7, 2018

Movie poster at the link. I think this is neat! Of course, before long the Christmas Scrooges will complain, you know.

henry

Congresswoman-elect Rashida Tlaib (D., Mich.) did not disclose the name of the source of funds for a fellowship that was paid by liberal billionaire George Soros—as required by the House ethics committee—and also disclosed a lesser amount than she received, according to a review of tax and financial disclosure forms.

https://freebeacon.com/politics/rashida-tlaib-misrepresented-soros-stipend-financial-disclosures/

James D.

Cannot imagine an all meat diet.

I had a co-worker who was on a mostly all-meat diet. It seemed to work for him, but I don't see how it's sustainable in the long run.

MissMarple2

About that CNN bomb scare last night:


Cory
‏ @codupont
8h8 hours ago

Bomb squad is not even in the scene. FBI is going floor to floor raiding the place. There is no bomb if there were they would not be that close

clarice

I haven't heard of it, Robin.

Buckeye

Glad to see Trump giving Mueller the "and the horse you rode in on" treatment this morning.

MFM might cover his total lack of "decorum"

henry

FB, moar ways to abuse your privacy:

https://hotair.com/archives/2018/12/06/facebook-files-advertisers-got-access-data-activities-without-consent/

James D.

From MM's Tom Perez link (Perez is high on the list of people I'd like to see hanged for treason and crimes against humanity):

“And we all have to make sure that we’re fluent in what’s happening across our ecosystem so we can come to each other’s defense because we need to build a bigger orchestra. They’ve had a big orchestra for some time and they’ve got the megaphones to amplify it, whether it’s Sinclair at the local level or Fox at the national level,” Perez said at an event for Demand Justice, a left-wing political group.

Oh. The right has "a big orchestra" and "megaphones" because they have Fox News, Sinclair Broadcasting and some evangelical churches.

The left only has ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, NPR, PBS, Facebook, Google, virtually all popular movies, the entire music industry, the NY Times, the Washington Post, the AP, Reuters, the Episcopal church, the Pope, and about a thousand other outlets I'm forgetting.

MissMarple2


CNN
‏Verified account @CNN

JUST IN: John Kelly is expected to resign as White House chief of staff in the coming days, two sources familiar with the situation unfolding in the West Wing tell CNN https://cnn.it/2SwkRdZ

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Major Garrett of CBS said he wasn't in the West Wing this morning, and he is always there. So, could be a sign he's leaving, or it could be a trap for leakers. Who knows?

rse

This is where I get my loose tea from and it is fabulous.

https://mcnultys.com/

The 1001 nights is the most luscious green tea. China rose is a great fruity black tea. Their heavily smoked lapsang souchong is what made me start buying from them as there had ceased to be a good source in atlanta.

Years after we started buying from them we went to visit in person after the diva had an nyu tour. Red marvels at how I can order and two days later the box shows up here in ATL.

MissMarple2


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
14m14 minutes ago

China talks are going very well!

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All in favor of "meat" say "Aye!" :D

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"
FWIW Peterson has said is diet is unusual, and has implied that it created some issues.
"

hemmorhoids. LOL

MissMarple2


Steve Herman
‏Verified account @W7VOA
5m5 minutes ago

Re-election campaign for @realDonaldTrump announces “Bill Stepien and Justin Clark will serve as Senior Political Advisors.”
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Anyone heard of these guys?

MissMarple2

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/clinton-foundation-whistleblowers-have-come-forward-with-hundreds-of-pages-of-evidence-meadows-says

Tom R

Glad to see Trump giving Mueller the "and the horse you rode in on" treatment this morning.

How many times over the course of the Mueller SC has Trump tweeted out some variation of this Witch Hunt theme? My guess is close to 100 times. What is Trump trying to accomplish by repeating himself so many times? Who is he trying to influence? His supporters already agree with him. Those who hate him are not going to be swayed. Last week Extraneous said something to the effect that these Witch Hunt tweets are making Trump look weak. Should Trump supporters take those tweets literally or is there some unwritten strategic intent behind them?


MissMarple2

Tom R,

Well, for one thing, Bruce Ohr's wife is named Nellie, not Molly. Is that a clue? Is he referring to the drug known on the street as "Molly?" (I picked up that on Twitter.)

Lots of stuff to look at in that tweet.

MissMarple2

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/60-minutes-don-hewitt-jeff-fager-cbs-news-enabled-misconduct-culture/

They have paid one victim of Don Hewitt (who has been dead for 5 years) over $5 million.

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Trump tweets get into the news cycle. And this last round is true. Just like his very first re "wiretaps."

Especially loved how he called Bruce "Secret Asian Man" Ohr's wife "Molly."

The talking heads will carp and caw about the tweets as they elevate Mueller to Sainthood over not incarcerating General Flynn. I think that's the point--- permeate the news cycle. Beat the drum.

For those who say it makes Trump look weak. That's an opinion based on what? How the sayers are thinking for Trump's enemies?

Trump is being Trump. Haven't seen evidence to the contrary.

Another Bob

House member says more Clinton “whisleblowers”?

Yawn. Wake me up for the sentencings.

I’m starting to open my mind to the option that these guys are drip-dripping this stuff to keep their names in the papers as swampdrainers, but really have nothing. Maybe not even an intent to seriously pursue this.

jimmyk

AB, that was Trey Gowdy's MO. All talk, no action. They're all afraid of the Clinton's for some reason.

Tom R

No comments necessary.

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-12-06/i-know-where-all-bodies-are-buried-clinton-foundation-cfo-spills-beans

James D.

AB, I think that’s very likely.

I am done wit faith and patience and process and strategy and 4D and all of it.

If there is real evidence of real, demonstrable crimes by the Dems and the msm and the deep staters, then I want to see it all revealed.

I don’t care if it will bring down the government or lead to riots in the streets. I don’t care if it will destroy our alliances with the UK or Australia or any other country. I don’t care if it will damage our intelligence agencies and hinder their ability to fight our enemies. I don’t care if it will forever obliterate any public trust in government.

Fuck it all. Let justice be done though the heavens fall. The lies and the crap and the crimes have gone on for far, far too long and it is well past time for the reckoning.

Another Bob

Theres a list Jimmy, remember Darryl Issa?

henry

They let Awan walk... until they indict and convict someone for more than a parking ticket, no comment is necessary.

MissMarple2

Another Bob,

The Clintons are much diminished in power with the drastic drop of the donations to the Foundation.

Seeing a Groupon for their speaking tour gave me a quiet sense of satisfaction.

They may not be as afraid of the Clintons as they were a few months ago.

Nothing to do but wait and see.

rse

NEW THREAD

And bold should be turned off.

lurkersusie

Different take on John Kelly

Vince Coglianese
@TheDCVince
Knowledgable source tells me COS John Kelly has no intention of resigning in coming days, and that he merely took the day off today - which is why he wasn't spotted in the West Wing this morning.

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

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