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January 22, 2020

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James D.

clarice's link @ 8:24

In 2005, senior officers of the Greater Manchester Police and Manchester City Council members attended a meeting at Manchester Town Hall and announced the shutdown of the investigation.

Maybe relatives of some of the victims ought to look up the home addresses of those "senior officers", smash their way into their homes, drag them out, and hang them from the nearest lamppost.

Or just burn the houses down while the "senior officers" are inside.

And in this case, it's not my usual hyperbole. People who sat on their hands while thousands of children under their protection were raped and murdered, deserve to die.

henry

"In the coming days, I will be signing an executive order to create a nonpartisan redistricting commission who will draw The People’s Maps," the governor said.

Soros redistricting. Lovely.

https://www.thecentersquare.com/wisconsin/wisconsin-state-of-the-state-governor-orders-action-on-farm/article_9161eb42-3d9c-11ea-a7a1-43eb1d7ab19a.html

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

Sen Mike Lee fund raising email:

We're going to embarrass them
Nancy Pelosi and Adam Schiff’s impeachment Witch Hunt against America First has made its way to the Senate and the trial to officially remove President Trump from office is now underway.

Democrats have embarrassed themselves with their shameful, partisan behavior and it’s up to us to respond by embarrassing the heck out of them and ending this impeachment SCAM once and for all.

henry

Link to local cbs story

@vickimckenna

Bill to extend bar time for DNC running out of time because Taven League toadie lawmaker wants to tie it to a bill that would put #WeddingBarns out of business in WI. Have mercy. @bottafp

https://twitter.com/vickimckenna/status/1220351147694862337?s=21

Rocco

Today Is Your Friendly Reminder That The Houston Astros Drafted Phil Nevin Over Derek Jeter, Even Though Their Own Scout Said Jeter Was Going To Be a Hall of Famer

June 1st is always one of my favorite days of the year. It’s a day that in 1992 I wasn’t even alive for, but it changed my life forever. On that day the Houston Astros ignored the advice of a trusted scout and Hall of Famer, Hal Newhouser. What advice did Hal give to his team for the 1992 MLB Draft? Take Derek Sanderson Jeter with the #1 pick and pay him whatever it took. Newhouser discovered Jeter in Kalamazoo, Michigan, where he resided, and knew he was a franchise altering player in the making the first moment he laid eyes on him. Newhouser’s quote about Jeter says it all.

“No one is worth $1 million dollars, but if one kid is worth that, it’s this kid.”

The Astros ignored Newhouser’s advice and instead drafted Phil Nevin, the Yankees current third base coach. Now Nevin was no bust and ended up having a solid 12 year career, with a lifetime batting average of .270, hitting over 200 home runs. However, he only played one of those seasons with the Astros, where he hit zero home runs and totaled one whopping run batted in. Hal Newhouser quit being the Astros scout the day after the draft because he was so disgusted with the organization ignoring his advice.

https://www.barstoolsports.com/blog/1695014/today-is-your-friendly-reminder-that-the-houston-astros-drafted-phil-nevin-over-derek-jeter-even-though-their-own-scout-said-jeter-was-going-to-be-a-hall-of-famer

henry

@WSJ

Breaking: The State Department released rules restricting U.S. travel by pregnant foreigners, an effort to prevent individuals from visiting the U.S. to give birth

jimmyk

NYC players get overrated, for sure, but so do Chicago players. Leave aside the Harold Baines travesty, Ryne Sandberg was a 1st ballot HOFer, while Lou Whitaker, with very similar career numbers, can't even buy a ticket to get in.

MissMarple2

https://thefederalist.com/2019/11/04/scoop-cia-fbi-informant-was-washington-post-source-for-russiagate-smears/

David Ignatius is the source and contact point.

MissMarple2

Retweeted by the President. Link goes to a tweet with a Fox video.

"Jordan: 'American people see right through' Adam Schiff's lies"@SeanHannity @RepMarkMeadows https://t.co/1NiCPrUZn5

— Rep. Jim Jordan (@Jim_Jordan) January 23, 2020
henry

Chicago, overrated for sure.

henry

But less overrated than Hannity.

Jane

Happy Birthday Maryrose!

What Schiff said yesterday was the American voters cannot be trusted in the next election.

Let that sink in.

Captain Hate

Although I regard the MLB HOF as having much more integrity than the NFL, particularly because they have some years when no one gets in, Sweet Lou's exclusion is a stain.

MissMarple2

Retired Navy SEAL running to reclaim House seat Democrats flipped in 2018 https://t.co/V9QBHUxblc @FoxNews #AAG #AAG2020

— All American Girl (@AIIAmericanGirI) January 23, 2020

Video at the link.

peter

Rocco, very interesting baseball tidbit. I did not know that about Phil Nevin, in fact, I had to think for a minute to remember who Phil is. He's a very good third-base coach, very old school. In fact, he's the only Yankee coach who gives the players what they occasionally need, which is a good old dressing down. Aaron Boone is way too laid back.

jimmyk

Interesting story about Newhouser, himself a HOFer. He was a native Detroiter and spent most of his career there, but per Wiki, could have been an Indian:

He was signed by the Detroit Tigers in 1939 at the age of 18. A Tigers scout offered a $500 signing bonus to Newhouser, who found the sum of money to be unimaginable. Ten minutes after he signed, someone arrived from the Cleveland Indians; that employee had been prepared to offer $15,000 to his parents in addition to a $4,000 car.

He did end up with the Indians at the end of his career, including the 1954 AL champion season.

MissMarple2

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/01/23/georgetown-lawyer-exclude-science-from-transgender-sports-debate/

Of course, exclude science, because WITH science one cannot have thee outliers competing, who usually have stronger muscles and bones because of their genetic make-up.

If these guys are so desperate for a blue ribbon, then set up a special competition for them.

henry

Interesting perspective.

In short, Google’s “common feast” position is incompatible with intellectual property rights. Much like the tragedy of the commons thought experiment, the “common feast” approach to IP would rob any incentive for innovators to produce. As a result of Google’s perspective, software code that could benefit the public domain could lose its intellectual property protections. But those protections are the very reason innovation occurs in the first place. Without security against IP theft, progression would slow to a halt, and ironically, the public would suffer as a result.

https://issuesinsights.com/2020/01/23/google-is-posing-a-serious-threat-to-innovation/

D

Jimmyk:
Very interesting story.
I didn’t know that.
Thank you everyone for the wonderful birthday wishes!
I am ready to start another decade on JOM!
Hard to believe I have been here since the Scooter Libby days.
Remember how we tried to figure out the redacted names of Armitage and Powell?

MissMarple2

AG Barr launches Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice https://t.co/qpYi6OnJul @FoxNews #AAG #AAG2020

— All American Girl (@AIIAmericanGirI) January 23, 2020

Link goes to Fox video.

D

I am so happy Idaho is letting only girls compete in women’s sports contests.

MissMarple2

Happy birthday, Maryrose!

Today is coincidentally my daughter's birthday, as well!

Rocco

I didn't know it either until I checked Barstool the other day. They're always good for a unique look at things.

Newhouser's a stand-up guy in my book!

James D.

happy birthday, maryrose!

MissMarple2

https://www.chicksonright.com/blog/2020/01/23/um-this-seems-kinda-important-burisma-biden-obama-the-whistleblower-theres-an-update/

This includes an embedded email from Laura Ingraham.

GUS

No SCIENCE involved in debate. So MEGAN RAPINOE will have to compete with men on the soccer field.
In fact RAPINOE has ZERO CHANCE of making the ....errrrr.....wymyns team. Rapinoe and the rest of the U.S. wymyns team couldn't compete with DIVISION 3 MEN.

Be careful what you ask for LIBTARDS.

Dave (in MA)

Derek Sanderson Jeter... Named for the Bruins player?

Dave (in MA)

Happy BD, "D".

MissMarple2

https://twitchy.com/gregp-3534/2020/01/23/bombshell-chris-hayes-and-rachel-maddow-call-on-sen-feinstein-to-resign-tomorrow/

The Infamous Ignatz

-- As a result of Google’s perspective, software code that could benefit the public domain could lose its intellectual property protections. --

Does that include google's?
Didn't think so.

The Infamous Ignatz

--Derek Sanderson Jeter.--

It's better than Himpton. :)

The Infamous Ignatz

--Ideologue who wants to spread the "gospel".--

My work here is done. :)

Neo

As one of the executive producers of the last Mad Max movie, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin might have been interested in the apocalyptic climate warnings of Greta Thunberg.

Instead, he took a personal swipe at the 17-year-old, saying she was in no position to give advice on climate change because she hasn't been to college yet.

At a press briefing at the World Economic Forum in the Swiss town of Davos, Mnuchin dismissed Thunberg's suggestion that governments and companies need to cut back dramatically on their use of fossil fuels.

When asked how that would affect the U.S. economic model, Mnuchin was swift and condescending in his response.

"Is she the chief economist? Who is she? I'm confused," he said. Then following a brief pause, he said it was "a joke."

hrtshpdbox

Someone last night posted an article about that old actor named Robert Redford, who was once in a western or something, and maybe some dumb movie about politics. The article must have been one of those "whatever happened to so-and-so" things; I didn't spend much time looking at it, just saw the first picture (below). Apparently, this old guy Redford, who once lived in a park barefoot with fellow commie Jane Fonda, must not be able to afford an apartment in Hollywood or whatever, so now has just thrown an old rug or two on the ground under the beams of some abandoned shack. Poor guy should've gone into a real trade.

GUS

Yes BOB REDFORD is an educated Statesman, and Ronald Reagan was an ACTOR. Oh, and POTUS DJT was just a REALITY TV STAR.
Redford is the shiznet.

hrtshpdbox

Redford thinks he's the shiznet, no doubt about that.

The Infamous Ignatz

Snakes, Bats, Badgers & Rats: Scientists Suspect New Coronavirus Originated In Animals

Really only linking it for the picture of delectable bat soup about halfway down.
If that's keto, include me out.

James D.

Neo, who said what you're quoting @ 10:44?

James D.

Redford thinks he's the shiznet, no doubt about that.

I'll take a backseat to no one in my contempt for his ignorant political rantings, but as a movie star in the late 60's through the 70's, I have to admit that he WAS the shiznet.

henry

It doesn’t take a college degree in economics to spot a fraud half a planet away.

@smeredith19

UPDATE: Greta Thunberg has responded to Mnuchin's comments.

The 17-year-old said "it doesn't take a college degree in economics" to understand that ongoing fossil fuel subsidies and investments and our remaning carbon budget "don't add up."

https://twitter.com/smeredith19/status/1220373686579937280?s=21

GUS

Ig Keto was on the GREEN HORNET, not BATMAN.

henry

Speaking of frauds:

@BNOnews

BREAKING: Scientists move symbolic Doomsday Clock to 100 seconds before midnight, the closest ever, citing threat of nuclear war and climate change

The Infamous Ignatz

Heh, GUS.

GUS

"our remaning carbon budget"

Dearest Greta's Daddy. WTF are you talking about.

Jane

IIRC - and you can no longer trust that - Caro used to hang out with Redford - at least they occupied the same spaces for a while. A hot tub perhaps.

hrtshpdbox

James D, I have to admit that, to this day, I still can't not watch Barefoot in the Park if it's on; Redford and Fonda are both terrific (and so is Charles Boyer), and it's probably Neil Simon's best work. When that film is on I'm somehow able to put aside their later transgressions. Still, I don't think I'll ever watch another DeNiro movie.

The Infamous Ignatz

I'll defer to my German speaking friends here but I'm quite suspicious this Kraut feminist chick may in fact not be a chick at all;
Feminist Author Verena *Brunschweiger* Demands Germans Stop Having Babies To Save The Planet.

hrtshpdbox

Scientists move symbolic Doomsday Clock to 100 seconds before midnight, the closest ever, citing threat of nuclear war and climate change their long gold positions.

GUS

What does this "doomsday" clock have to do with "SCIENCE"?

Tom R

https://news.yahoo.com/cia-psychologist-defends-torture-guantanamo-court-214757489.html

Many years ago on a board I used to hang out on, Progtards, who routinely displayed their contempt for the country, would engage in virtue signaling and condemn the CIA for waterboarding Al Qaeda terrorists. Those Progtards repulsed me so much it caused me to reconsider my stance on "enhanced interrogation" to the point I wanted some of them to experience it.

The Infamous Ignatz

Maybe it's just me but Redford always struck me as the most wooden, 'obviously-acting' major star of my lifetime.
I can't remember a scene where it didn't look like he just stepped out of his dressing room having studiously practiced all the faces and serious sounding intonations he was using.
I'll admit Peter Fonda gave him a run for his money.

hrtshpdbox

new thread

GUS

Yes, Redford was really really great in GONE WITH THE WIND. He's a feckin' genius. Right up there with LEOTARDO DiCRAPio.

MissMarple2

I am amazed that President Trump will be the FIRST American president to speak at the March for Life. I would have thought someone else would have spoken before now.

https://www.chicksonright.com/blog/2020/01/23/president-trump-to-speak-at-march-for-life-rally/

Buckeye

The idea that we should show deference to Greta because she is a kid NEEDS blown up.

The enviro-mafia is exploiting her and the press, and are playing dirty pool at the same time.

Fuck that shit.

Having said that Mnuchin is a bit too ham-handed to be effective.

Old Lurker

Be nice. Our Caro was friends with Redford back in the day.

The Infamous Ignatz

Wooden Indians need friends too.

clarice

https://www.greenwichtime.com/news/article/Wuhan-quarantine-expands-as-Chinese-fear-14997682.php

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

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