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December 22, 2020

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President-Elect Jim,SunnyvaleCA

Related to OLs recent reading choices.

Thomas Collins

Carried over from prior thread to make sure Jane sees it.

"I'm glad you received the goodies, Jane. Amy also received them. Merry Christmas!"
MissMarple2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fNl5hK4oRQ

Dilley is currently going nuclear on the Senate, the Porkulus bill, the Chinese, the media, and how the country needs to wake up to how much the Chinese have controlled everything and the Porkulus bill is globalist.

"Everyone but six should get the fuck out of the Senate."

jimmyk

as King I'd be bold enough to bring the DH to the National League, so I'd be bold enough to do this.

That heresy should result in a Louis XVI-type outcome.

MissMarple2

Congressman from Texas:

Chip Roy
@chiproytx

On me/my family taking a vaccine... 1) Nunya dang business, 2) elderly and front line healthcare workers first - at their choice, 3) it is and must be a choice for all, and 4) politicians doing PR stunts taking the vaccine in the name of showing it is safe is ridiculous. Thanks.

clarice

willowed:Natasha Mantle
November 9 ·
Willie Brown, former SF Mayor and Kamala Harris lover who gave her first big Government job, opines on the potential election results:
"I hope Joe Biden is enjoying his victory over President Trump, because he is about to walk into a nightmare.
Biden has the White House, barring a legal Hail Mary from Trump. Kamala Harris will be vice president, and it seems Nancy Pelosi will still be House speaker. But that’s it.
There’s a good chance Republicans will have a narrow Senate majority, and that keeps Mitch McConnell in the driver’s seat. And believe me, he will hit the brakes on every piece of legislation that Biden and Pelosi try to move, just as he and the rest of the Republicans did during President Barack Obama’s second term.
McConnell is not the type of politician to compromise or seek peace. He wouldn’t even compromise with Donald Trump.
And he punishes people who go against him.
It will be gridlock.
Biden also faces a potential split among Democrats, with progressives eager to move on their agenda and moderates reading the election results as indicative of a much redder landscape than they expected.
It’s not a pretty picture.
The biggest thing Biden has going for him: He’s almost surely a one-term president, not because he’d be defeated for re-election but because he’ll be 81 during a 2024 campaign and probably won’t run. That gives him the freedom to forget about scoring points for himself and concentrate on what will actually help the country.
Why Dems underperformed: We were tantalized with the the possibility of a blue wave once again sweeping ashore on election day. What we got was muddy water.
Democrats hoped they could flip the Senate. They might still, but it looks like it will depend on winning two Georgia runoff elections Jan. 5. That’s a long shot.
Democrats hoped they would increase their House majority. Instead, it got narrower.
It’s clear that the Democratic Party has lost its way. We no longer generate much excitement outside the Sunday morning talk shows.
We have to stop telling voters what they should do, and instead start listening to what voters want us to do.
Democrats, and that includes me, have become the elites. And we will keep disappointing ourselves in elections unless we rethink what we are doing.
Simple solution: The tug-of-war over vote counting has made it clear that we need one nationwide standard in federal elections.
Let the states and counties continue to decide the guidelines for local races, but when it comes to the federal part of the ballot, there should be a firm set of rules.
And we need to give people a way to vote digitally. After all, if the financial world can figure out how to make make billions of dollars in electronic transactions, if you can pay just about all your bills and even your taxes electronically, then we should be able to come up with a safe way to vote online.
Another rule ought to be that the vote has to be in the registrar’s office by 8 p.m. on election day. None of this waiting 17 days for the mail to come in.
You get the ballot a month ahead of time. Don’t wait around." Nov. 7, 2020

Jane

TC,

Saw it and got to read it twice. MERRY CHRISTMAS! Amy got hers first and I was very jealous! Thank you again!

James D.

agreed, 100%, jimmyk.

Our host's nevertrump views are one thing, but the DH in the national league is flat-out heresy worthy of burning at the stake.

Of course, if I were in charge, we'd go back to 10 teams in each league, winners go to the world series, so there you go.

rich

good grief.

rich

tm's views have not only devolve into progressivism (maybe we can get his hot take on the conservative case for higher middle class taxes) the DH ... shame.

and by-and-by the factory i work at has remained open through this entire plandemic.

rich

>>>And believe me, he will hit the brakes on every piece of legislation that Biden and Pelosi try to move, just as he and the rest of the Republicans did during President Barack Obama’s second term.<<<

this is bullshit and rewriting history. and they always caved when it came to h-class visas or funding zero's schemes (because they are controlled opposition). ryan, a self styled young gun, and tutored at the feet of barney frank, couldn't be bothered to put together a budget. i am assuming corrupt motives, but since ryan never had a private sector job, he might not know what a budget is.

excellent hire news corpse.

GUS

Does Maguire realize that the eradication of RELIGION specifically Christianity is the first tenant of COMMUNISM.

GUS

Rich, this is the beginning of re-education camps EDUCATE.

Thomas Collins

Amy seems to get hers first every year, Jane. I don't control when the deliveries go out! At east this year there wasn't that much of a delivery gap!

rich

picture of the grand conjunction

https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap201220.html

still can see it just after sunset.

Thomas Collins

DH? Bah, humbug. Bring back pitchers stepping up to the plate in the National League!

Narciso

this is as big a fustercluck as the roll out for cyberpunk 2077, from what I've given to understand,

MissMarple2

Boy, when the sun is out (like today) I sure can see dust and PET HAIR, which my daughter seems to not notice. Either she is in plausible deniability territory or SHE needs to get some new glasses!

Neo

The Justice Department announced new charges Monday against a Libyan bombmaker in the 1988 explosion of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, an attack that killed 259 people in the air and 11 on the ground.

Narciso

I posted that link, because it shows how far a pitiful (redacted) like patrick grey, will go bowing and scraping so gascon doesn't fire him,
he reminded me of jay karnes character on the shield, but he's more like the one in burn notice,

GUS

"SPECIAL COUNSEL DURHAM INVESTIGATION MAKING 'good progress'" Barr says.

WTF?

Neo

we examine discrepancies in the FDA Moderna report that was voted on by an advisory panel. The panel voted 20-0 recommending EUA.

Some of the discrepancies include cherry picked trial participants to achieve the desired results to gain EUA, as well as 13 total deaths in the trials – 6 in the vaccinated group and 7 in the placebo. Something the media refuses to address.

https://dcdirtylaundry.com/media-blackout-modernas-fda-report-lists-13-deaths-in-vaccine-trials/

henry

Gus, anything outside FBI successfully under rug already — nobody will notice the lumps.

henry

Fine trip to the train store this morning... segment which caused the magic smoke of learning replaced. Plus some odd and ends. ;)

9 loops operating, I’m going for eleven. :)

Dave (in MA)

Were the placebos made in China?

Narciso

nick irving so is sean parnell, mark greaney, has become particular rambunctious,

rse

Mom-

Only a political outsider could challenge kemp in a primary. Someone already in the legislature would have their constituents threatened with no further power for primarying him.

Essentially our choices would be admitted socialists or perfidious fascists in those races. What these men have done is pure evil and it wouldn't surprise me a bit if ultimately some nut case takes out their ire with force.

Telling citizens they have effectively been deprived of their vote because you refuse to allow anyone not of the political class to hold power is insurrectionary. Not that any of those 3 has much upstairs apart from "I want. What can you give me for it? and lecturing us about how they are great men of faith.

Gag me .

matt - deplore me if you must

Those darn placebo virii. If it ain't one thing it's the other.

So if it takes 32 years to bring a Libyan bomber to justice I guess we will see Durham's report in 2050.

Slick Willy Brown always had style, but he's an old school pol. Unfortunately his protege/hoochie is a dimwitted protofascist.

Another great op/ed by McGurn in the WSJ on Chinese persecution of the religious. After China opened in the 70's/early 80's Christians went from a few million carefully hidden to over 100 million. They are overwhelmingly middle class as well, and so have the communications skills needed to resist.

Narciso

I'm sure the cattle prod, did wonders for his memory,

henry

@WSJ

Breaking: California Secretary of State Alex Padilla will fill the Senate seat being vacated by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, becoming the state's first Latino senator

Narciso

just another lizard, from the pen, like the speaker fabian nunez,

so we're pretending the malware is russian now, even though there are chinese and (looks around) even vietnamese markers on it, and there was backdoor, to make it fit nicely,

lyle

Unfortunately his protege/hoochie is a dimwitted protofascist.

More like uberfascist.

MissMarple2

Joe Biden *could* clear the air by calling for full election transparency.

But he doesn’t.

Because he knows what it would reveal.@CortesSteve explains: pic.twitter.com/fVwUwzXX7B

— Raheem Kassam (@RaheemKassam) December 22, 2020

Two-minute video at the link.

Narciso

maybe he's a lyft fascist, lyle, (small joke)

Narciso

people actually fell for this,


https://apelbaum.wordpress.com/2020/12/21/study-in/#respond

President-Elect Jim,SunnyvaleCA

"SPECIAL COUNSEL DURHAM INVESTIGATION MAKING 'good progress'" Barr says"

What is Mr Durham investigating again? Muh Russia?
Maybe it's another shot at Trump?

Old Lurker

Just for A-mom to blow a gasket:

https://www.dailywire.com/news/physician-gives-shocking-reason-why-covid-patients-underwent-risky-sedation-put-on-ventilators-at-start-of-pandemic

Jane

I know TC, I was pulling your leg!

peter

So outfielder Aaron Hicks, who convinced all of his teammates and coaches to kneel during the playing of the National Anthem, and who has a seventy million dollar contract, batted .225 last season for the Yankees. So ask me if I give a flying doughnut about baseball. Or TM.

matt - deplore me if you must

Padilla's single legislative achievement is the plastic bag ban.

DrJ

Thank you those who posted COVID-related links for me to discuss this with MrsJ. This may be one area we just cannot talk about, though, as I don't think she is rational about it.

James D.

OL @ 1:44

What's worse than the article is the comments defending what happened.

Jim Eagle

This coming Saturday, will be another milestone in Frederick's life: He is going to take his driver's license road test!

Now I have to find the $200,000 for his auto insurance policy:)

MissMarple2

Dr J.,

I sympathize. My daughter isn't rational about it, my dem sister (who has had it and recovered)isn't rational about it, etc.

I got yelled at last night because I happened to see a $2.00/gallon gas sign last night and mentioned to my daughter that gas prices would start going up. "POLITICS! NO TALKING ABOUT IT!"

What this means is she KNOWS that the stupid Green Energy program will cause problems, it's the Democrats' idea, and she doesn't want to admit they are wrong.

MissMarple2

https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/531311-biden-wont-immediately-roll-back-trump-immigration-restrictions#.X-JDQybtyOA.twitter

Members of President-elect Joe Biden's (D) White House transition effort cautioned Tuesday that he would not undo all of President Trump's changes to the U.S. immigration system overnight, and explained that incoming administration officials would "need time" to pursue such efforts.
=================
If you read the article, you discover that The Hill is reporting on a phone interview reported by the Washington Post, that the transition team members are never identified, that although it sounds like Susan Rice it is apparently NOT her, that it goes against what Biden told NBC News ("within the first 100 days") and is, in effect, not really anything except some rumored blather.

Captain Hate

If you read the article, you discover that The Hill is reporting on a phone interview reported by the Washington Post, that the transition team members are never identified, that although it sounds like Susan Rice it is apparently NOT her, that it goes against what Biden told NBC News ("within the first 100 days") and is, in effect, not really anything except some rumored blather.

The journalism schools must be so proud.

MissMarple2

https://www.theepochtimes.com/ibm-3m-pepsico-among-leading-us-firms-that-house-chinese-communist-party-units-leaked-database_3628066.html


The article says it's no surprise that there are CCP members in Chinese divisions of American companies, but it reveals the staggering amount of influence thay have on the actions of companies like IBM.

MissMarple2

Great video at link (2 minutes) which is meant to get you revved up, so those who prefer to stay on The Ledge probably won't want to watch it.

“FIGHT FOR TRUMP!”
‘Save America - Save The World’
If America Falls, The World Falls!#FightForAmerica #FightForTrump pic.twitter.com/L1Jgusb3y1

— Wyn17Plus (@Wyn17Plus) December 22, 2020
clarice

Boo Hoo:https://nypost.com/2020/12/22/dr-deborah-birx-to-retire-after-holiday-travel-scandal/

Thomas Collins

It's become a Christmas tradition I look forward to, Jane. You wondering where your treats are when Amy and her family have already finished their treats! :-))

Momto2

MM - $2 gasoline - I fear we may long for this if the Dems succeed. We do need to document what it's like now for future discussions (I took a photo of $1.88 gas sign recently.) They will be rewriting history and denying the truth. EX: Many don't believe home interest rates were once 18%+ under Carter.

Jane

Jib,

How is your weather? My niece’s family is there. Can the kids go in the water. Personally I’m wearing a winter sweater and long pants. How rude!

Captain Hate

@JordanSchachtel


Thoughts and prayers to Deborah Birx, who couldn't handle an ounce of scrutiny, but ruined tens of millions of American lives through her insane advocacy. Good luck with your future cushy Gates board posts! A real hero.

Captain Hate

EX: Many don't believe home interest rates were once 18%+ under Carter.

Reagan beating inflation was probably the greatest accomplishment of my lifetime. Every subsequent generation was free of the shackles it imposed on us, although the Uniparty will surely exceed that shortly.

The Depression and inflation were generally caused by the commiecrats, although Nixon and Ford were pretty inept on the latter. After that Covid monstrosity that only a token few non GOPe critters voted against, we're on our own with no representation. That's why I keep stumping for Article V because if that fails, time to start shooting and we may as well make it official.

Old Lurker

Cap'n...Some of Gerry Ford's WIN buttons were pretty powerful. Made Carter's Cardigan Sweaters look like PJs.

clarice

SCOTUS sets Republican Party v Boockvar for Jan 8 Conference
Republican Party of Pennsylvania, Petitioner v. Kathy Boockvar, Secretary of Pennsylvania, et al. ^ | Dec 16 2020 | SCOTUS
Posted on 12/22/2020, 2:52:18 PM by StAnDeliver

(Partial recap of SCOTUS docket re: Republican Party PA. Please use the link to read in full)

Date Proceedings and Orders
Sep 28 2020 Application (20A53) for a stay, submitted to Justice Alito.
Sep 29 2020 Response to application (20A53) requested by Justice Alito, due Monday, October 5, by 3 p.m.
Nov 06 2020 Order issued by Justice Alito: All county boards of election are hereby ordered, pending further order of the Court, to comply with the following guidance provided by the Secretary of the Commonwealth on October 28 and November 1, namely, (1) that all ballots received by mail after 8:00 p.m. on November 3 be segregated and kept “in a secure, safe and sealed container separate from other voted ballots,” and (2) that all such ballots, if counted, be counted separately. Pa. Dep’t of State, Pennsylvania Guidance for Mail-in and Absentee Ballots Received From the United States Postal Service After 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 (Oct. 28, 2020); Pa. Dep’t of State, Canvassing Segregated Mail-in and Civilian Absentee Ballots Received by Mail After 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 and Before 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 6, 2020 (Nov. 1, 2020). Until today, this Court was not informed that the guidance issued on October 28, which had an important bearing on the question whether to order special treatment of the ballots in question, had been modified. The application received today also informs the Court that neither the applicant nor the Secretary has been able to verify that all boards are complying with the Secretary’s guidance, which, it is alleged, is not legally binding on them. I am immediately referring this application to the Conference and direct that any response be filed as soon as possible but in any event no later than 2 p.m. tomorrow, November 7, 2020.

Old Lurker

Translation, Clarice?

Neo

SCOTUS sets Republican Party v Boockvar for Jan 8 Conference

GUS

What has BIRX accomplished. What has FRAUDSKI accomplished. What in nearly 50 years has THE DEMENTED WON ,accomplished.
What will the LEFTIST POLICIES we are being threatened with going to accomplish.

GUS

Clarice is an island of sanity.

MissMarple2

clarice,

She may be shocked to find out how little those scarves are worth now.

Here are some sold vintage scarves listed on ebay, some with sold prices listed:

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?Brand=Vintage&_from=R40&_dcat=45238&_nkw=vintage+scarf+1980%27s&_in_kw=1&_ex_kw=&_sacat=0&LH_Sold=1&_udlo=&_udhi=&_samilow=&_samihi=&_sadis=15&_stpos=46227&_sargn=-1%26saslc%3D1&_salic=1&_sop=12&_dmd=1&_ipg=50&LH_Complete=1&_fosrp=1

GUS

Birx makes nearly $300,000 per year.

File under: PUBLIC SERVANT.

clarice

I love my Hermes scarves. They are super for traveling light--make the few outfits you're packing seem fresh and new and they take up little space and are beautiful works of art. That she wears them is irrelevant--she and Fauci were disasters.

clarice

Those vintage scarves, MM--aren't Hermes which really do hold their value.

MissMarple2

https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/president-donald-j-trump-announces-intent-appoint-individuals-key-administration-posts-122220/

List of appointments like Pam Bondi to the JFK Center for the Performing Arts Trustee Board and Richard Grenell to the United States Holocaust Memorial Council.

I only recognize about 20% of the names, so people might want to take a look at it in case it's important.

GUS

Birx "fetchng Hubbie Paige Reffe is a lawyer and Washington insider.

I hope they make it financially.

MissMarple2

clarice,

I think the Chanel ones do as well. I just ran a search of "sold vintage 80's scarves" and that's what came up. A LOT more unsold than sold, I must say; but as you said, Hermes (and to a lesser extent Chanel) hold their value more.

James D.

CH @ 2:57

Unfortunately I think we need the shooting first anyway, because as it is now, if there is an Article V conference, it’ll be the people who most need shooting who will be running it.

Jim Eagle

Jane,

It is certainly not summer here:) Temps in the mid-60's. Ocean temp is in the same degrees. No one on the beaches except the surf fishermen.he

That said, the beach joints in Flagler Beach seem to be doing great business since we are open for both indoor and outdoor dining. Also, the Local Publix liqour store is doing land rush business leading up to the holidays.

Merry Christmas.

Captain Hate

Some of Gerry Ford's WIN buttons were pretty powerful.

Those were so sad. I mean everyone knew it had to be whipped but only Reagan did what needed to be done.

GUS

OKAY!! Dr Birx isn't a fucking hypocrite, she had "reasons".
Take a peek.

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/birx-defends-herself-thanksgiving-trip

She had to go there to sell one of her HOMES.

File under PUBLIC SERVANT with MULTIPLE HOMES

peter

So Scotus schedule a conference for two days after the EC vote is tallied in the Senate. Window dressing; some lawyer will get a stern lecture

Captain Hate

as it is now, if there is an Article V conference, it’ll be the people who most need shooting who will be running it.

Maybe but looking at the electoral map there's a lot more red than blue. That doesn't mean the usual monkeys won't line up at the trough but they're doing such a good job of showing their asses since 11/3 they might be standing out in ways they don't want to.

Neo

https://en-volve.com/2020/12/22/breaking-vatican-source-says-pope-francis-to-step-down/

I believe no sources which show me earwax ads

Jim Eagle

CH,

I was at Calvert Cliffs in the early 70's when we were handing out 15% raises like it was Halloween candy. I had 2 guys who off the space program (there was a lull in that time) who were square pegs in a round hole. Before I could RIF them they got a 15% raise and were so joyful they sent me a bottle of Johnny Black:)

Hard to tell a guy to get lost after that.

MissMarple2

https://www.wrtv.com/news/national/federal-government-sues-walmart-over-alleged-role-in-fueling-opioid-crisis

This is another one of those "people familiar with the situation" stories with no verifiable links, known colloquially as a RUMOR.

Captain Hate

Those were strange times, Jack.

MissMarple2

Neo,

Those earwax ads are put there so you won't read the story. Breitbart and other sites seem to get a lot as well.

I have gotten to the point I just ignore them.

GUS

Yes Pope Che will take a new job in the Biden administration as the SECRETARY of ABORTION.

Jim Eagle

CH,

Those times produced George Allen and the greatest Skins team of all times. So, we had that.

MJW

So Scotus schedule a conference for two days after the EC vote is tallied in the Senate. Window dressing; some lawyer will get a stern lecture

Any action by the court restricting future non-legislative changes to election rules would be a victory of sorts. I expect that more likely and worse than a stern lecture is a one-line dismissal for mootness.

GUS

DWAYNE HASKINS, photographed "maskless" at a strip club SUNDAY NIGHT.
He (his AGENT) says he was wrong, and must accept responsibility.

Just like RODHAM being RESPONSIBLE for BENGHAZI,
or ME being responsible for the holocaust.

It's gotten BEYOND ORWELLIAN.

Marlene

Good afternoon! Yes, it is a bit chilly in Florida,but I'm not complaining! Hubby had a tooth extracted and bone graft yesterday. Ouch. He actually feels pretty good, he only took one Tylenol today.
Apparently, Covid fear is rampant up north. We've heard thru the family grapevine that Christmas dinners will be small gatherings. We received a card from a nephew and his wife that they are expecting a baby in June.
Life goes on!

Neo

Earlier this year a group of Black Lives Matter organizers won a suit against the city of Detroit alleging police had used excessive force against protestors. But now the city is suing them right back saying demonstrators were part of a "civil conspiracy."
https://www.courtlistener.com/docket/17533237/43/detroit-will-breathe-v-detroit-city-of/

Jim Eagle

One Tylenol? Why even take one?

GUS

Congratulations Marlene. Nephew and wife are bringing SUNSHINE into this world.

Davod

It is good of the pope to resign, leaving room a Biden administration appointment.

Marlene

Jack,he has a prescription for the GOOD drugs. :) He won't take them.

GUS

Hello Davod, see my 4:01. I'm Catholic, and I'm American. Both sliding into a leftist cesspool.

Marlene

GUS! Did you see the Beatles reference in my comment? I'm listening to way too much Beatles on Sirius when I'm driving around doing errands. :)

Davod

Gus. Yes. But I meant he was leaving the Pope spot open for Biden to fill.

Jim Eagle

The two biggest disappointments in Catholicism since Henry VIII snd whoever follloed him. And my local priest doesn't understand why my envelope isn't the Monday accounting.

GUS

Yes MARLENE!!! DESMOND HAS A BARROW IN THE MARKET PLACE....MOLLY IS A SINGER IN A BAND.

Thank you dear.

GUS

Davod, OF COURSE. Joe is devout. When he started banging TEACHER JILL, ....SHE was married to someone else.

Joe Biden is a sickening clown. BUT DEVOUT!!!!

Buckeye

I was at Calvert Cliffs in the early 70's when we were handing out 15% raises like it was Halloween candy

Yep, those were the days!

I started my career in ‘75. Was tired of being a starving college student. Worked my butt off and got several of those big raises:)

Old Lurker

Cap'n "Those were strange times, Jack."

And yet my partner and I left secure jobs in 1978 to start our own development company using Cash Advances from our Visa cards, then we borrowed real money from banks at Prime + 4% when Prime was about 20%.

I was turning 30 and had always said I would be on my own by that age or never.

It worked out fine.

GUS

MARLENE, I've prolly mentioned that I LOVE THE BEATLES.
Do YOU have a favorite BEATLES SONG??

Mine has been TICKET TO RIDE. But I've been listening to HAPPINESS IS A WARM GUN a lot recently.

lyle

https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2020/12/report-democrats-feeling-gloomy-over-election.php

Before clicking, a bit of a hint who wrote the piece:

The concern is well founded. Democratic strength in the suburbs was based to a considerable degree on Trump’s persona. It’s difficult to overstate how much he is hated by the suburbanites I know, including some who have voted for Republicans in the past.

Or where he lives...😉

Neo

Joe Biden laughs when Fox News' Peter Doocy asks if he still thinks the allegations against Hunter Biden are Russian disinformation:

"Yes, yes, yes. God love you, man. You're a one horse pony."

MissMarple2

King Edward VI followed Henry VIII, and was followed by Lady Jane Grey (the nine days queen), Queen Mary I (Bloody Mary, the first acknowledged Queen regnant in English history) then Queen Elizabeth I (the Virgin Queen).

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