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March 13, 2019

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The Infamous Ignatz

Has there been a more useless, buck passing nozzle than Ryan?
I remember being happy when he replaced Boehner. Ryan was worse.

MissMarple2

Boy, is it nice out. Over 60 degrees and I have the windows open!

The Infamous Ignatz

--Plus he's figured out how to put up with my daughter and stay somewhat sane.--

Heh. He sounds like a keeper.

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

"Did we really need a word for NOT equilateral OR isosceles?"

Of course we do!
btw, for you math majors. Intuitively, it seems odd that there are 3 cases yet the number 1 gets left out:
3 sides equal (equilateral)
2 sides equal (isosceles)
1 <<< invalid
0 sides equal (scalene)

Jack is Back!

MT,

Thanks for the Buffer story. sbw has a static model in Rome, in a park at ex- Griffis AFB. The one closest to me is a static display model G just off the entrance to Orlando International (MCO). Now here is the irony of that particular Buffer. When I was 14y.o.,(1958) Gen. Tom Powers, Lemay's successor, decided to move my Dad's SAC wing from (under-construction) Plattsburgh AFB to McCoy Field aka MCO in Orlando because of a steamfitters strike at the base.

12 years later I would be sitting in the port-side downstairs seat on one of the Buffers they moved down to MCO from Plattsburgh:) Now remember first flight was 1952 and first wing introduction was 1955. 64 years of flight with probably a 100 or more upgrades. Pull out the analog, insert the digital, pull out the digital, insert the new CONECT, and ARC-210 Warrior software comms update.

Better engines, new fuel mix, leave the skeleton alone but keep adding more and more modernity to it. Very successful so far. Plus we have better armament, missles, bombs, etc. Note those Buffers shot down over Hanoi had a tail-gunner. They dropped that member after the war. Now a crew of 5, and the EWO is starting to feel redundancy approaching,

MissMarple2

https://www.dailywire.com/news/44620/americas-largest-organized-labor-group-shreds-aocs-ryan-saavedra

I know information abuot this was posted this morning, but I like to read how clueless the lefties are when it comes to stuff like this.

Captain Hate

British lawmakers unexpectedly ruled out a no-deal exit from the European Union, likely eliminating the prospect of a chaotic U.K. departure from the bloc that many businesses have depicted as a worst-case scenario for the country’s economy.

It's like the GOPe on steroids.

MissMarple2

https://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/terence-p-jeffrey/rio-grande-valley-border-chief-we-have-intercepted-migrants

They have intercepted migrants from Romania, Turkey, Bankgladesh, and China.

I still say there are terrorists imbedded with those groups.

I hope this guy sent a message to Senator Lee.

MissMarple2


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Captain Hate

I read this morning that the po-po went into Felicity Huffman's home at around 6:00 a.m., guns drawn, and arrested her in front of her husband and daughters. And that's fine.


This is utter bullshit. The police/FBI whomever had no grounds to raid a home at 0600 for a nonviolent offense.

If they will do this to celebrities, they will certainly do this to peasants.
Posted by: Blue Hen at March 13, 2019 03:39 PM (6rX0K)

Like I said, police state tactics.

MissMarple2

Captain Hate,

They have been operating like the Stasi for years.

You know how I feel, even if every one of these people in Collegegate is 100% guilty.

MissMarple2

Driving in Denver right now. Video at link.

@MandyConnell Chris Cox from Denver pic.twitter.com/mKo1Y6Rpwg

— Sibling Tree (@SiblingTree) March 13, 2019
James D.

I still believe that at some point the stench will become so bad that they will have to take action

I don’t. Wish I did.

Narciso

So zuckergerbs hamsters have not been fes?

Thomas Collins

I acknowledge, matt, that the multistate nature of the scam would argue in favor of federal involvement. However, I still question whether federal resources could be better deployed. Was there no terrorism investigation in Boston that would have been a better focus of the FBI and Assistant US Attorneys than Biff and Buffy's parents trying to up their ACT scores a little bit?

This has been going on for awhile. I was offered money to take SATs back in the Bronze Age. Turned it down.

I know. Anyone stupid enough to offer ME money to take their SATs is presumptively unfit for college!

James D.

I read this morning that the po-po went into Felicity Huffman's home at around 6:00 a.m., guns drawn, and arrested her in front of her husband and daughters. And that's fine.

That is (well, should be) totally unacceptable.

There is NO reason to send a swat team in to serve a warrant for a nonviolent offense. NONE.

Every officer sent on that raid should have resigned rather than obey that order.

MissMarple2

"Illegal immigration provides a lucrative cash flow—to put it mildly—to some of the most dangerous and ruthless criminal organizations on planet Earth."

This is a national emergency. pic.twitter.com/XUQJDYX1zF

— The White House (@WhiteHouse) March 13, 2019

Video of President Trump at the link.

Narciso

And yet they missed Orlando Las Vegas and parkland

https://www.claremont.org/crb/article/conservatism-after-trump/

James D.

And Boston, don’t forget that.

Old Lurker

"Every officer sent on that raid should have resigned rather than obey that order."

Were they Feds? If so they didn't want to stand in that long line of hardworking standup agents at the FBI and CIA who would rush to the exits if what was allegedly done to Trump was in fact done to Trump.

What? You never saw that long line, James?

Narciso

And Columbus and ft Lauderdale airport but I wanted to be concise.

Captain Hate

Wood said he expects to file a new lawsuit every few weeks, and that he's looking closely at NBC, AP, HBO (due to Bill Maher), and even Kathy Griffin, for calling for a doxxing of innocent boys.

Kathy Griffin looks like a homeless man who ran out of money halfway through his sex reassignment surgery so I don't know how much blood they can get from that particular fake-vagina Carrot-Top stone. But I'd like to find out.

Jack is Back!

Jiminsunnyvale,

Don’t forget the angles in each, are all different but equal 180§

Played 9 with Frederick after his lesson with our Pro Emeritus (Golf Digest top 50). For a kid brought up on the 18th hole he never liked golf that much. Now he is 15, 6’2”, 160lbs. Works out either at fitness aka weights, or his prison routine aka pushups, sit-ups etc.

He is learning but has the athletics to immediately drive 230 consistently and gets 200 out of his 5 wood. He is practicing everyday on the range and the short game area. Wants to make the golf team at Canterbury. 17 to try out only 10 places and his just learning a real swing and game. He has his strength, and fitness. The rest will be all between the ears.

Narciso

Of course the possum Senate is hanging their pompoms over Qatar, khashoggi being the excuse.

MissMarple2

http://thefederalist.com/2019/03/13/every-time-democrats-talk-want-vote-trump-twice/#.XIlKsNRSpug.twitter

The Infamous Ignatz

Meanwhile;
Lori Laughlin was allowed to fly in from Canada where she was filming a Hallmark flick to surrender to the coppers.
50 people in a $25 million dollar scam from coast to coast seems big enough for me for the FBI to be interested in. But Swatting the people is wrong, over kill and, well, police state tactics.

Narciso

Toughest gun laws evarr:


https://www.bloomberg.com/amp/news/articles/2019-03-13/nine-dead-in-brazil-school-shootout-as-bolsonaro-eases-gun-laws&ved=2ahUKEwiKkZim-P_gAhVrp1kKHdYJA4oQlO8DMAR6BAgHEBU&usg=AOvVaw3kapSzgIgd4oGR0L9rJlLG

anonamom

It's interesting to note that the Italian court that found "the victim too ugly to rape" was by an all female appellate court panel.

Mean girls are everywhere!

Narciso

Possums got to possum


https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.boston.com/news/politics/2019/03/13/senate-poised-for-vote-on-withdrawal-from-yemen-war/amp

Narciso

Meanwhile:

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.foxnews.com/world/security-council-members-report-no-progress-on-yemen-deal.amp

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

Jack, I mentioned this the other night, but most coaches look very closely at the short game first and foremost. If you get in trouble, they want people who can consistently get out of it. Practice should work from the hole out... putting, short game and bunkers, and driving last. All three of Kim's coaches/pros stressed this. Her college coach (Jim Jamieson) was a former PGA pro before injuring his hand back in the 70s (great friend with Nicholas and T-3 at the Masters in 73) who was then the head pro at the Greenbrier for a number of years.

Jack is Back!

Iggy,

Police state tactics = messaging. At least that is the only rationale I can come up with but put a blossom on my lapel that none of them gave to trump. Mostly Hillary, Mitt, and the odd one Rubio. LOL.

Trimpschadenfreude:)

Pinandpuller

I think Elizabeth Warren said it best.

If you're White the system is rigged against you.

sbwaters

British lawmakers unexpectedly ruled out a no-deal exit from the European Union

Unexpectedly? Get serious! Everyone predicted this yesterday.

Jack is Back!

Stephanie,

I would dare not tell our teaching pro emeritus how to start off a young man in the game of golf. He can putt, and can chip but his issue is consistency with irons, and off the tee. My guy works with 30 tour pros. Who am I to question how to work with Frederick. He knows what he is doing. Tackling the weaknesses first then moving to the scoring game issues.

Pinandpuller

Jane

I just heard a reference to the Justice Democrats. Also behind their scenes is The Young Turks and Cenk 'Genk' Uighur. The Young Turks is a lot like The Bulwark in that it's losing money but that's not really the point. And they all hate Trump, the police and Huwight people.

Pinandpuller

Parent: You'll get your money, but do you know what's gonna happen if you don't put the president of Yale on the phone?

Operator: What?

Parent: You're gonna have to answer to the Coca Cola Company!

MissMarple2

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/03/13/report-suns-influence-on-climate-underestimated/

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

Wasn't telling you to tell the pro what to do... just stressing what they tell the kids to work on when they are alone. Kids love the long ball, but they need to work on stuff that isn't as much fun but is as critical or more to the game.

James D.

Still harping on the armed raids against non violent targets.

We should ALL be appalled by those tactics, because however loathsome the targets might be, the are only accused. Nothing has been lrofedn. They are considered innocent before the law.

To send multiple armed officers with guns drawn (an implicit threat that if you do anything the officers don’t like, or just misinterpret, they will kill you on the spot), to handcuff the target in front of their family and drag them out in front of their neighbors is bullshit.

It’s a pure intimidation tactic, and one that should be unacceptable in a free society governed by the rule of law.

There are exceptions - if it’s a violent crime, if the suspect has a history of prior felonies, if there’s a legitimate belief that they might resist or they have multiple weapons at the ready, etc. then, sure, go in with more force.

But absent that, no. Never.

D

KamesD:
Totally agree with you on this.
At least Senator Lee has no need of a “fixer” like Cohen who will sell him out once someone drops a dime on him.

The Infamous Ignatz

How do you know what Senator Lee is in need of?
The crispest button-down shirts, most nicely brilliantined hair and most pious claptrap often come out of the most reprobate mouths.

The Infamous Ignatz

Wait a minute that didn't come out right.
Nice shirts and shiny hair don't come out of reprobate mouths. :/
Pious words sometimes do though.

Old Lurker

James, you are just howling at the moon.

Swat teams are part of the state that approaching half the population seems to want. And, by all accounts, half of the other half doesn't care much about it either.

Reagan's words: "...back where men were free..."

hoyden

I made bagels for the first time in this lifetime using the recipe Clarice shared a few days ago. I did the recipe where you put the batter in boiling water. The bagels taste good so I bless the recipe enjoyable edible. My bagels did not look like bagels. They ended up being misshapen blobs of dough resembling chunks of lava. As with most things in my life, I have plenty room for improvement.

MissMarple2

hoyden,

I bought bagels at Aldi's for $1.49 today.

That is my excursion into bagel world. LOL!

The Infamous Ignatz

Title from the comments;
Can someone make a banking executive seem sympathetic?
AOC: hold my beer!

Old Lurker

"I made bagels for the first time in this lifetime using the recipe Clarice shared a few days ago."

Can somebody point to that recipe, please?

The Infamous Ignatz

--As with most things in my life, I have plenty room for improvement.--

Hope that doesn't apply to your avatar. Not a large margin of error there.

The Infamous Ignatz

Bing has a photo of Uranus on its homepage today.

D

Insulting upstanding men in order to make President Trump look better doesn’t seem to be a productive endeavor in my opinion.
Romney has stood by his wife Ann and all he gets here are insults.
President Trump is doing a good job.
I would not want my son to emulate his moral behavior.

D

Should be moral behavior of the past.

MissMarple2

https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/ferocious-winds-to-cause-damage-create-difficult-travel-across-us-plains-at-midweek/70007673

Blizzard with 100 mph winds!

Maps and discussion at the link.

Plains residents, be careful!

The Infamous Ignatz

Presumably another reason the Feds were involved in the college entrance scam is the student loan angle, which contrary to any sanity is essentially a Fed monopoly. But as long as it is...

D

What is the matter with piety and humility and not verbally insulting people?

D

Lee is not a reprobate.

The Infamous Ignatz

My point was, unless you live with somebody, you don't know the level of their morality and even then they can be pretty good at hiding it.
So even if I was hiring a Senator to be some moral rooster crowing about how immoral everyone else is, which I aint, there's a pretty good chance what he's projecting for us isn't what we would see in his home movies.

Narciso

What exactly is evan McMullin then, animal vegetable or mineral?

The Infamous Ignatz

--What is the matter with piety and humility and not verbally insulting people?--

Why do you even say things like that?
There is nothing inherently wrong with those non sequiturs.
The issue as you well know is policy. Our government is a gigantic out of control monster destroying our constitution and self governance. We are on the verge of losing the American experiment. And we are not on the verge of losing it because of Donald Trump's lack of piety or Senator Lee's supposed surfeit of it.
Trump is the most effective weapon we the people have against that beast and anyone who undercuts him or whines about some stupid pious point while the progs are burning the place down around our ears is practicing the most destructive, selfish and immoral form of morality there is. He's not even doing anything so noble as placing his personal rectitude before his country. He's placing his distaste for someone else's perceived lack of personal rectitude before the well being of his country. In doing so you could make a pretty decent argument the moron is violating his oath of office. Even if not he's making it easier for progs to destroy our country. Show me the piety and morality in that.

MissMarple2

Lee can be a pillar of rectitude whien it comes to his marriage.

He fails the test on loyalty and protecting our nation's borders.

Narciso

I know he wanted to be Bob Bennett when he grew up, but no elected body would admit mcmuffin

Captain Hate

Romney has stood by his wife Ann and all he gets here are insults.

He didn't stand by her when Obama's whore campaigner, Hilary Rosen, insulted her MS horse riding therapy. He had a perfect opportunity to act like a real husband and fire back against such lowlife insults and demand Obama fire her. Instead he stuck to his consultant approved losing message and missed a chance to add support by showing him to be something other than a robotic cardboard cut out.

I'm glad he lost. We're better off today because of it. Worst vote I ever cast.

Extraneus

I get suspicious of people who act as moral superiors (I hesitate to mention that the priesthood is deservedly reeling right now), and if Lee is taking positions based on his assessment of Trump's morality, which he actually has no idea about, I hope he gets primaried and taken out by a more patriotic American.

Is there an emergency at the border? Obviously. Arguing against that is laughable. Change the emergency declaration law if you want Congress in charge of declaring emergencies, but until then... Well I also hesitate on the 4-letter acronym, but I could do with less moral preening from Utah.

Narciso

Well Charlie cheetah but I was young then

hoyden

MM, you can't bet the Aldi convenience, fasure. OTOH Clarice's recipe is gluten free Keto. A half hour after eating about 2 bagels my glucose level is just slightly elevated.

I sprinkled poppy seeds, sesame seeds, minced onion, and garlic powder before baking. Yum.

Extraneus

Chickens 'gang up' to kill intruder fox on French farm

"There was a herd instinct and they attacked him with their beaks," said Pascal Daniel, head of farming at the agricultural school Gros-Chêne.
clarice

Glad you liked it, Hoyden. Most keto breads are rather soft and these when toasted are nice and crunchy/

clarice

Here,OL :https://www.gnom-gnom.com/gluten-free-paleo-keto-bagels/

This site has the best keto recipes including one for fried ravioli with spinach cheese and pine nut filling.

Pinandpuller

The Department of Education has a SWAT Team Mr Iggy.

hoyden

Iggy, even in flying I have plenty of room for improvement. I've been flying Athena since August, 2001. It's one thing to keep the shiny side up and tail wheel behind you when landing, and quite another to do it with grace and precision.

Extraneus

It's one thing to keep the shiny side up and tail wheel behind you when landing, and quite another to do it with grace and precision.

Great sentence. :-)

Extraneus

Not backing down.

Victor Davis Hanson: Never Trump ‘Careerists’ Are ‘Counterfeit Leftists’

Too good to excerpt.

Pinandpuller

Romney got sandbagged by Stephanoplous and Crowley. I feel like Trhmp's instinct in a situation like that would be to go on the attack.

Romney is nothing but an autoimmune disease in the Republican Party.

D

Less moral preening from Utah.
Yes because leading a good life where you help out your neighbor, and love God and country is less desirable than living the New York life with multiple women and amassing a real estate fortune.
Two different realities.
Both prospered in their own way.
Wait for the vote and then we shall see.

D

Romney and Trump are two different people.
Trump did endorse Romney in 2012.
You can disagree with a person’s lifestyle and still support the ideas he is putting forth.
For some reason certain senators want to show their independence from President Trump.
Today Romney and Lee supported his choice to replace Kavanaugh.
Let us give credit where credit is do.
So far on the judges GOP is golden with the exception of Meerkowski.

D

Pin:
We need Romney’s vote for conservative judges- full stop.

MissMarple2


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
12m12 minutes ago

“Double Standard - Former FBI lawyer (Lisa Page) admits being told to go easy on Clinton.” Very unfair! @FoxNews

MissMarple2


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
4m4 minutes ago

“The Lisa Page (FBI) transcript also confirms earlier reporting that Page testified Russian Collusion was still unproven when Special Counsel Robert Mueller was appointed.” Catherine Herridge, @FoxNews In other words they appointed someone when there was (and is) no crime. Bad!

D

Getting all this testimony out is good but for maximum impact we need a cascade of negative information against the criminals in the Obama administration and in the Clinton circle.
The FBI and DOJ criminals need to be brought out in the open like this college admissions scam.
Even our yellow journalism paper The Plain Dealer had a front page article on it.
Otherwise it is just Fox News and isn’t even the top story there.

MissMarple2

Question Brandon Dilley asked on his podcast:

Do you think if these people paid all this money to get their kids into Harvard or Yale or wherever, what makes you think they didn't pay money for grades in order to make sure their kids graduated?

asw

If we don't the border emergency dealt with ASAP, conservative judges will be of less importance. Many lower level judges are elected, and, of course, past performance is no guarantee even with so-called conservative judges.

anonamom

They don't need to pay for grades once they are in. Nobody gets even a C in humanity classes any more. Only science classes are graded on a curve--if so.
Go to CTH and watch Derschowitz's video on this from yesterday. Scathing IRT his opinion on the decline of the universities.

D

The only people consistently on this story are Sara Carter,
John Solomon
Kim Strassel, Sean Hannity, Sarah Sanders and Catherine Herridge and President Trump’s tweets.
Dan Bongino and Victoria Toennsig and her husband.
Lou Dobbs and Jim Jordan and Meadows and Gaetz.
Cummings has decided not to prosecute Cohen for his latest perjury.
Cummings was judge and jury on harassment of True the Vote.
These people are old and need to pass away quietly.
They have lost their sense of reason and justice.
They stand in the way of the truth.

Pinandpuller

We need Romney's vote, but do we have it?

MissMarple2

anonamom,

SO, if they automatically pass, then what these parents are doing is buying diplomas.

Extraneus

Yes because leading a good life where you help out your neighbor, and love God and country is less desirable than living the New York life with multiple women and amassing a real estate fortune.

Sorry to argue but you don't know who is the better man, or probably anything about the "New York life," whatever that is. Which of the three men enjoys stepping on bugs, for example? You would guess that this would be Trump due to his multiple marriages, as if his ex's are destitute and suffering, but I'd bet not.

I'm in a second marriage, btw, and I'm still close with my ex, and we've raised our kids the best we could under the circumstances. Is Lee or Romney a better man than I am because they haven't been divorced?

I'm kind of sick of your equating #marriages with morality.

Pinandpuller

Does anybody remember this? This is why The Deep State isn't a corporeal problem.

https://www.realclearreligion.org/articles/2012/09/12/catholic_left_created_obama.html

D

Saw:
Even if some Republicans senators vote against President Trump can veto it.
Some say well you shouldn’t embarrass the president by voting against Trump has pretty thick skin.
I think he would just go ahead and veto their shortsightedness.

Pinandpuller

Romney has at least two more wives on lawaway.

Momto2

Are the parents going to pay employers to hire them when they graduate? At some point, this propping up has to stop. Can you imagine what kind of employees they will be after learning they can cheat their way into a university?

So ironic that instead of helping their children they are harming them in so many ways!

Catsmeat

rse--so scary about your dad! So glad he was found!

Wasn't ever surprised about Amy Carter and Brown--it's been dead red since henry and I were at Yale--I wonder that anyone could learn anything there. Jodie Foster was really smart and belonged at Yale, as did Brooke Shields at Princeton.

MissMarple2

This deserves more attention! FBI Mistress, Lisa Page, confirmed to House Judiciary, there was an anti-Trump Insurance Policy and it's the fake Russian investigation! She admits there was almost no evidence on collusion, yet they continued with WITCH HUNT! https://t.co/vCIikT4tyr

— Senator Rand Paul (@RandPaul) March 13, 2019

Link goes to Fox News article.
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President Trump retweeted Senator Paul's comment with this comment:


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
15m15 minutes ago

I agree with Rand Paul. This is a total disgrace and should NEVER happen to another President!


D

I am not equating marriages with morality.
Trump’s past life is much more than that.
I also don’t mean to insult divorced people.I just don’t want people insulting men I consider good guys just because they disagree on an authority question wrt the border.
These are smart people.
President Trump is neither a martyr or a savior or a saint that some on this blog believe.
He is our president.
With all his faults and failings he is getting the job done.
Not everyone likes him.
Such is life. Enough liked him well enough for him to win the presidency.

Jack is Back!

Okay, SW Florida meet-up. Captain Eric has an afternoon on the 1st or morning on the 2nd available for his fishing charter. Let me know a consensus preference. I need to board the Beagles, and drive over, stay the night for either one, so no big deal for me.

Stephanie, no problem. Everyone has their own system. I will rely on his instructor to give him all the practice rituals that will work for him. He has 40 years of doing this, more than I have.

D

MM:
We have known this information for years on this blog.
Now the question is:
What is President Trump’s Justice Department going to do about it? And when?

Momto2

A unique artist who sculpts birds out of paper.

Don't miss the short video of him at work.

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/paper-sculptures/

Narciso

I remember when I was in junior high, they had the team from the triangle, the theatre club from princeton, they seemed peeved at brooke for some reason.

Captain Hate

When her cats say "change the litter" this is how she reacts:

https://twitchy.com/sarahd-313035/2019/03/13/so-conservative-it-hurts-jennifer-rubin-perpetuates-the-ongoing-fraud-by-unveiling-her-2020-dream-ticket/

Jane

I don't have a million hours JIB because I have a puppy who will never be boarded overnight. So tell me what you are thinking of.

Jane

Is facebook still down?

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