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July 30, 2019

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lyle

I find Althouse’s writing style extremely annoying and unpleasant to read. Thus, I don’t.

GUS

16 BILLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLION dollars,
is $26,000 for every man woman and child in the City of Baltimore.
The MUNICIPALITY of Baltimore is virtually IDENTICAL in population to Milwaukee.

16 BILLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLION infused into Milwaukee would change the economic structur of Milwaukee 4 EVAH.

MissMarple3

https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/455599-trump-taps-sean-spicer-to-join-naval-academy-board-of-visitors

MissMarple3

https://dailycaller.com/2019/07/31/guilfoyle-identity-politics

GUILFOYLE: Thanks To Trump, America Is Beating Identity Politics

Porchlight

Idk, the few Althouse comments in the thread that I read didn't seem particularly gracious. But she does let most of the comments stand, which is something - I guess? Not deleting (not obviously trollish) comments on your blog used to be normal.

jimmyk

lyle, I only read it for the commenters, who are second only to JOM's. And I only read a fraction of her threads, since some of them are really dull from the get-go (and don't generate so many comments).

Porchlight

Thanks, lyle (and jimmyk before). I take no credit, it just came to me, lol.

Melinda

Gus-

Is Barrettville where the Golden fleece can be found?

Tom R

Both Mueller’s report and Attorney General William Barr’s April press conference releasing the report included statements strongly suggesting that Concord and IRA worked at the direction of the Russian government.

Looks like Barr agreed with Mueller's assessment that the Russian government funded the troll farms. Since Barr's statement was prior to the judge's order I assume that mean he has nothing to worry about.

Regardless of whether Mueller could have gotten convictions if the Russian troll farm case went to trial, does anyone dispute the face that Russian nationals were using social media to troll, manipulate and mislead US voters? One of the Twitter accounts of the Russian troll farm was TN_GOP, which I assume stands for Tennessee GOP. I remember seeing TN_GOP tweets get retweeted by a lot of Trump supporters.

If it's an established and non-disputed fact that Russian nationals were indeed using social media to influence the election then somebody had to be paying them to do it. Where did that $1.25 million dollars per month to operate the troll farms come from? Is it possible these indictments had some other unknown purpose, perhaps to give Trump something to use as leverage in negotiations with Putin?


Pinandpuller

This will never surpass Planking:

@eileeneileenur

Instagram Influencer Ekaterina Karaglanova Found DEAD INSIDE A SUITCASE.
#ClintonBodyBagStyle
#AddToList

D

Mueller issue belongs in the dead letter office.
If you hear of any indictment or perp walk for Mueller, it would peak my interest.Otherwise...next...

Catsmeat

narciso, I love your invocation of the Jupiter for the Times of London, because I believe it was Trollope who came up with that moniker (he would often write of how the editors at the Jupiter would "thunder" their verdicts--some good examples of his made-up editorials can be found in Barchester Towers, as you know).

D

“Perhaps to give Trump leverage in negotiations with Putin”
Some people on this blog need to get a life.

MissMarple3

“The 99% Get a Bigger Raise” https://t.co/negNLaSwMt

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 31, 2019

Link goes to a WSJ article.

Jane

We are having a big storm. Lights went out, TV went out and internet went out. Back now but it's still thundering like a banshee.

MissMarple3

https://www.politico.com/story/2019/07/31/democratic-debate-ratings-cnn-1442627

The first night of CNN’s Democratic debate in Detroit drew 8.7 million television viewers, a steep drop from last month’s event hosted by NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo.

The June event brought in 15.3 million viewers across the three networks on Night One, with 18.1 million tuning in for the second night, a Democratic primary record.

clarice

I hope Concord moves the judge to find Mueller in contempt, even if that is the only punishment. For one thing his comments--lies--can taint the jury. For the other thing, that lie is the only thing still threading the russian influencing--the DNC hack is too weak to be considered.

Tom R

Maryrose @ 5:47

Thank you for your comment. Whenever you disagree with me on something it increases my confidence in the plausibility of whatever it is I'm speculating on.

MissMarple3

We’ve had enough!
The msm has an agenda...
But it’s not to share the truth!
Here’s what Americans really think about President @realDonaldTrump! #iSupport45 pic.twitter.com/3AlIQJ6Nbx

— David J Harris Jr (@DavidJHarrisJr) July 31, 2019

Link goes to a video of a bunch of black guys who support President Trump, and they are not the suits type. Nice video.

Tom R

Clarice @ 5:57

Are you disputing the notion that Russian nationals operated a troll farm inside the US to influence the election using social media?

MissMarple3

The Radical Left Dems went after me for using the words “drug-infested” concerning Baltimore. Take a look at Elijah C. pic.twitter.com/E08ngbcw3d

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 31, 2019

Video at link. Ha!

Narciso

Thanks catsmeat, that's why I used it.

So Gawker has gone Norwegian blue anger.

Rocco

Thanks Porch

Fitton just posted this on Reddit, Trump FBI files found in Comey's house.

https://old.reddit.com/r/The_Donald/comments/ckf6nq/fittonhuge_comey_caught_with_trump_fbi_files_in/

Narciso

Not that I doubt the crack outfit that is americsm intelligent, but they can't tell us where bin laden fils became a smudge in the samd?

Apelbaum and Jeffrey catt and a host of people who actually know tech tell me Mueller cant get a clue or want to

MissMarple3

https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/455597-senate-dems-introduce-bill-to-ban-death-penalty

Gee, I wonder why.

Narciso

Carr, so not crazy enough even with dark wizard williamson


https://www.politico.com/story/2019/07/31/democratic-debate-ratings-cnn-1442627?fbclid=IwAR2QSA2U_5tTkyFLH4neTS3Jb_6B0S2M-3vG6_u1Qcze9wgXsRIfOwCI8qE

D

Rocco:
Wow!
What are those files doing there?
Aren’t they government property?

Extraneus

Here's the JW link:

https://www.judicialwatch.org/press-releases/judicial-watch-new-docs-show-fbi-agents-went-to-comeys-home-to-retrieve-memos/

Narciso

Speaking of dark forces

https://nypost.com/2019/07/31/gloria-allred-claims-she-has-new-evidence-against-jeffrey-epstein/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=facebook_app&fbclid=IwAR2Rt_-OnHyhrBx29CJVbBZIzmG-uIixLi9Qaq2n_HmGWQF0jPO9rcoUjh0

Narciso

Yes there are a few really nasty nazgul, like Mary glynn (that's what she calls herself)

Rocco

Maryrose, didn't we already know most of that? Or did we suspect it and now it's confirmed, maybe?

D

Rocco:
I didn’t know that the FBI went in to get the memos.
How is this guy not behind bars?
Petraeus was put on trial for talking to his girlfriend and a file folder.

Catsmeat

Trollope didn't think much of the Times--here he is weighing in as the narrator in BT on why the Times is bothering itself with the successor for a rural dean:

It had been well for Mr. Slope that Dr. Trefoil had died in the autumn. Those caterers for our morning repast, the staff of "The Jupiter," had been sorely put to it for the last month to find a sufficiency of proper pabulum. Just then there was no talk of a new American president. No wonderful tragedies had occurred on railway
trains in Georgia, or elsewhere. There was a dearth of broken banks, and a dead dean with the necessity for a live one was a godsend. Had
Dr. Trefoil died in June, Mr. Towers would probably not have known so much about the piety of Mr. Slope.

They had late summer news slumps as we do! This was 1857.

henry

Drove into Racine today on an errand... tons of construction everywhere, residential, warehouse & office. Two exits north of Foxconn, Hwy20 from union grove to Racine. Mostly residential west of I94, looks like suppliers to Foxconn east of I94. Don’t believe the press, the Foxconn thing has the whole county booming.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Rat infested Baltimore doesn't need $16 billion, nor Elijah "The Profit" Cummings.

What rat infested Baltimore really needs is The Mink Man!

Extraneus

What rat infested Baltimore really needs is The Mink Man!

Damn straight!

Extraneus

Read the 6:15 and tell me if anyone in the coup deserves the full prison experience more than Comey.

Narciso

True, but he didnt have much truck with Quentin slides peoples banner, which would be a tabloid in today's terms.

Narciso

I hadn't really checked that one:


https://www.google.com/amp/s/thetrollopejupiter.wordpress.com/2018/01/26/trollopes-women-arabella-trefoil/amp/

Extraneus

Regarding the carb discussion, I guess everyone else but me already knew that Atkins and others had distinguished between digestable and undigestable carbs, leading to the recommendation to only count "net" carbs as evil:

Net carbs are sometimes referred to as digestible or impact carbs. The terms refer to carbs that are absorbed by the body, including both simple and complex carbs.

Simple carbs contain one or two sugar units linked together and are found in foods like fruits, vegetables, milk, sugar, honey and syrup.

Complex carbs contain many sugar units linked together and are found in grains and starchy vegetables like potatoes.

When you eat a carb-containing food, most of the carbs are broken down into individual sugar units by enzymes produced in your small intestine. Your body can only absorb individual sugar units.

However, some carbs can't be broken down into individual sugars, whereas others are only partially broken down and absorbed. These include fiber and sugar alcohols.

Because of this, most fiber and sugar alcohols can be subtracted from total carbs when calculating net carbs.

According to Atkins:

Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates - Fiber - Sugar Alcohols (if applicable)

According to WebMD, sugar alcohols are non-sugar sweeteners.

henry

Ext, Comey deserves far more than he’ll get. However, he is just a puppet to the coup master... and Shaggy hasn’t pulled that mask off yet Scooby-Doo.

GUS

Little prick at 5:47
Utter ass hole at 6:03.

Low i.q, rude little fucker. The RUNT of Alabama.

Everyone else, have a MAGA WHITE HAT 4-D day.


Hahahahahahahaahahahahaha.

Narciso

American intelligence

Shouting Thomas is another who is unnecessarily nasty to her.

Pinandpuller

GUS

I found out about a hospital abbreviation FUC or Follow Up Chest (X-ray or CT). I know you were offended during your last hospital stay when you overheard a doctor say,”FUC that SOB GUS.”

If you were Medicaid they couldn’t use that code, I guess they say “breathless” which is actually way worse.

Threadkiller

That was just one year. Been going on year after year, and lots of cities, not just Baltimore.

How right you are. Tom McClintock, for his duration in congress, has railed against unauthorized expenditures. He pleaded with both Boehner and Ryan to fix the problem. You can find multipe speeches on the matter where he begs them to bring his ammendments to the floor. But his own party shit on him.

Buckeye

Damn

Tom Steyer ads just popped up on my side bar.

That SOB wants some of my money, so he can get on stage with the other dummies.

If he sends me $5 for every $1 I send, I'm in:)

Threadkiller

Thank you, John, for your reply on the pump. You are correct, cost wise the variable pump will the smarter choice in my neck of the woods. On to my second concern regarding reliability and such.

anonamom

Regarding the carb discussion, I guess everyone else but me already knew that Atkins and others had distinguished between digestable and undigestable carbs, leading to the recommendation to only count "net" carbs as evil.

Yep, you gotta a whole lot of catching up to do. That is ancient history.
Even Weight Watchers has used that for years. Glycemic index is a metric that also may be of interest to you.
And yes, there are many studies showing the same calories ingested as carbs v non carbs (fat/protein) have different effects on fat storage. So a calorie is NOT a calorie. Hormones matter!

Web MD ranks right up there w Mayo Clinic as to where I'd ever be looking to for cutting edge nutritional info.

Read Obesity Code this weekend and you can get up to speed in two days.

henry

Buckeye, we need to backfill dunces at some point.

Pinandpuller

There’s even a Medicaid code for dirt eating kids. That’s going to come in handy in the coming years.

Melinda

What I liked about the Comey visit was the "missing" memos part of the response.

Ooops.

Pinandpuller

I’d give Tom Styer five bucks to jump rope during the debate.

MissMarple3

Retweeted by the President. Video at the link.

We are in a political firestorm over the condition of Baltimore.
So what is life really like there?
I spoke with residents in Rep. Cummings district.
Here's what they had to say: Rats. Trash. Crime. Abandoned by politicians. Begging for change.
Want the truth?
Please WATCH @TPUSA pic.twitter.com/rkHwwHc1kf

— Benny (@bennyjohnson) July 30, 2019
Pinandpuller

GUS.

How many Milwaukeeans were free and how many were slaves? Ball park figure. Current Year.

MissMarple3

Link goes to a tweet. Promoted by the President.

Thank you Bill, say hello to our GREAT VETERANS! https://t.co/toDqIAIQ54

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 31, 2019
MissMarple3

Donald J. Trump‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump · 9m9 minutes ago


Very low ratings for the Democratic Debate last night — they’re desperate for Trump!

Pinandpuller

My wife is trying the Escape game tonight but I’m thinking about breaking in and claiming amnesty.

anonamom

I think I am going to watch tonight (for as long as I can stay awake) for the entertainment value.

Maybe Kamala will cut Biden's balls off.

Narciso

One of the researchers Carroll Quigley says hws been in contact with tawil fils who says papadop isnt telling the whole story

Threadkiller

Since 1835, the Rules of the House have limited appropriations to only those purposes actually authorized by law.  Unless and until the program is authorized, the House may not appropriate funds for it under this long-standing rule.

 

          Yet this rule is routinely ignored by the appropriations committee and by the House.  

          

          Last year, the eleven appropriations bills reported out of committee contained over $350 billion for programs that had either never been authorized, or whose authorizations had lapsed years, and sometimes decades ago. 

 

          Many of these are vital programs whose reauthorizations should be routine.  But many are not.

 

          For example, the Community Development Block Grant program (that paid for a “Doggie Day Care Center” in Ohio and “A Day at the Circus” for Nyack, New York) lapsed eighteen years ago, and yet every year we keep funding it lavishly.

 

          Most of the outrageous waste of taxpayer money that end up in various “pork” reports stem from these lapsed programs.  They are established, they are forgotten, but the spending keeps on year after year.

 

          The excuse for this conduct is that the authorizing committees have simply failed to attend to their duties of keeping authorizations current, including for a number of critical functions.  So the appropriations committee takes it upon itself to continue to fund them.

 

          What is to prevent this?  The House Rules allow any member the right to raise a point of order against ANY unauthorized expenditure.  But this right is stripped from members EVERY TIME an appropriations bill is sent to the House floor, making the rule meaningless and unenforceable.

 

          It has now reached the point that more than one third of the discretionary spending approved by the House is for purposes NOT authorized by law.

 

          This fact makes a mockery of the Leadership’s efforts to restore regular order to the appropriations process.


https://mcclintock.house.gov/newsroom/speeches/stopping-unauthorized-appropriations


 

Tom R

Gus,

If you think my question to Clarice asking her to clarify her position on the Russian troll farms makes me an “utter asshole” then you have some major issues. Why don’t you just let those of who are here to discuss politics and current events do that without your childish rants?

MissMarple3

Biden's home:

https://6abc.com/family/study-wilmington-ranked-worst-place-to-raise-family/5414828/

Pinandpuller

When you've lost jen rubin

I’m NOT looking on my forehead.

GUS

Tom Steyer. He's a WHITE HAT too????

FUC that SOB Tom Steyerofoam.

Tom R

Narciso @ 7:17

Is he talking about Papadopoulos being a neocon plant in the Carson and Trump campaigns?

Narciso

Tom r, the proof of this supposed russian. hacking is clearly lacking


https://mobile.twitter.com/ClimateAudit/status/1156606047303479297

henry

I was born in Wilmington. Fortunately my parents escaped to Texas before my first birthday.

Catsmeat

Read the Althouse thread where she was hopelessly stupid about satire re the Babylon Bee--her commenters are generally funny and dead-on, but what struck me is that Beasts is there! Beasts, come back!

Narciso

The notion is that papadop tried to get more money from some of the Tawils associates,

Narciso

Yes he has been occasionally surfacing there,

Tom R

Narciso,

The allegations Russians hacked the DNC servers and the Russian social media troll farms are two completely different stories.

Pinandpuller

OMG this restaurant I’m at has bathroom doors that say “Brothers” and “Sisters”. It’s trying to be a Somali Honeymoon destination or a hurtful Southern Trope.

henry

Dems have a “grass roots” poll. Enjoy:

https://twitter.com/demgovs/status/1156566347188494337?s=21

Narciso

That in itself was overblown, prigozin tried to much diversification from catering to marketing into lion takings (yes a python reference because this had gotten very silly indeed)

Threadkiller

Maybe Alabama is better represented over there, Catsmeat.

Looks like he joined in June.

Pinandpuller

If Hillary is like your first ex-wife Althouse is like your second.

Threadkiller

Did DiGenova's stuff get released?

Narciso

There is at least one ouvno throwing troll ritmo man of a thousand faces who changes NCIS like the judean people front

Extraneus

And yes, there are many studies showing the same calories ingested as carbs v non carbs (fat/protein) have different effects on fat storage.

Please link the next one you encounter.

MissMarple3

Except for about a dozen ⁦@TulsiGabbard⁩ supporters, and a few for ⁦@AndrewYang⁩ and ⁦@JoeBiden⁩, the area in front of the #DemocraticDebate is pretty dead. Stark contrast to first night. #CNNDebate #Detroit pic.twitter.com/dUTBNBlQt0

— Joel B. Pollak (@joelpollak) July 31, 2019

Photo at link.

Extraneus

Did DiGenova's stuff get released?

Pinandpuller

@QTAnon1

As my wife was cleaning out the closet, she suddenly shouted excitedly, "Can you believe it?! After 10 years and it still fits!"

I said: “Babe it’s a scarf.”

Melinda

TK-

Nyet

MissMarple3

https://nypost.com/2014/07/30/fbi-sex-trafficking-bust-recovers-168-kids-some-never-reported-missing/

Melinda

#WasTwoWeeks

Pinandpuller

How do you say “integration” in Austrian?

https://metro.co.uk/2019/07/31/man-pushed-boy-8-train-used-campaign-promote-integration-10494467/

Another Bob

I’ve said this before, but...

Why is anyone believing DiGenova? He’s not a player anymore, hasn’t been for a long time.

Buckeye

DiGenova was just on Dobbs looking pretty forlorn.

Melinda

TK

IMOO, Any declassification from there would probably, if it were to happen at all, occur after the Acting DNI is named, not before.

So watch the cash bag search instead, much more fun.

Narciso

Comprende,

The whole thing had been an exercise in abust of power, typical of the way mueeler operated in Boston in the 80s

GUS

Tom R. You are mentally ill. Seriously Tom, you know it. You KNOW that you have problems.

And you're tiny!!!!!

GUS

Tommy boy, are you suggesting that you're not mentally ill. And diagnosed as such???

Get help prick.

Narciso

The ewok has been savage on humpty dumpty Erickson and hayes and goldberg's bromance.

MissMarple3

Trump Team Gives Back to NYC Homeless Youth https://t.co/OzZ3ACc5Za pic.twitter.com/l32uS6zgie

— Matt Couch 🎙 (@RealMattCouch) July 31, 2019

Links go to photo and article.

Extraneus

I said: “Babe it’s a scarf.”

D

DiGenova and Victoria on Lou Dobbs show.
No new news.
Also said they won’t go after Hillary.

anonamom

No way Ex--you can do your own research.
I've already told you where to go.

henry

Clown show about to fire up... cnn.com has it free.

Another Bob

A conscious decision to not go after Hillary will have a real cost to Trump.

clarice

Let the states go after her for foundation fraud.

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