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January 02, 2021

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Captain Hate

Jerking off to the NYT again?

henry

Grip is to Gripe as GOP is to GOPe.

MissMarple2

Note to clarice on keto and OJ, brought over from the previous thread's end:

clarice,

You probably did tell me and it's rattling around in the "Italian" part of my brain (what I call the area that made me completely forget ever being in Rome). The neurologist said that memories come back sporadically and I will continue to discover missing portions for a while, and others will come back in the meantime.

This is sort of like when I remembered which of my siblings had stitches and where, when I was talking to Stephanie last night, but didn't remember that one of my sisters had breast reduction surgery until my daughter reminded me this afternoon.

So I appreciate everyone being patient with me. This is why I don't post too much stuff from memory unless I can verify it first. It's maddening, but I am still alive and kicking.

I would be ever so grateful if the cure was a double martini! LOL!

MissMarple2

henry,

Did I tell you that the local post office station here has TRUCKLOADS of packages that weren't delivered before Christmas and they are still backed up? They say they are "short of help."

Now, aside from me not messing with mailing anything until the lines clear out, how in the heck can they be short of manpower when people are whining about being out of work? I don't get it!

clarice

If you note in the recipe selections I posted, there's a great substitute keto granola you might like.

Alison

TM: Dems did this in 2005 and 2017.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Ah, the ol 'don't do the right thing or make waves or the big bad Dems might do what they already do anyway, only harder'. It's the battered wife syndrome school of political theory and gamesmanship.

In TM's cloud cuckoo corner of CT there are two sides and they are mirror images of each other.
In the real world we look at who actually cheats and who doesn't. So if Dems squawk about cheating it's a lie that can safely be ignored as history has proven. If Reps squawk it's because Dems are cheating, as history has also proven.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

--TM: Dems did this in 2005 and 2017.--

Shh...Papa Dem might get angry if he hears you say that and you know what happens when daddy gets angry.
Walking On Eggshells; The GOPe's political handbook.

clarice

Also,MM, crystal light makes a number of rather food sugar free drink powders, including orange.

James D.

Hey TM, I hope you will really enjoy all the goodies that Biden will bro g: a cratering stock market, masks and lockdowns indefinitely, an exciting brand new shooting war or two or three for our troops to die pointlessly in, and openly racist policies pushed by the feds that will probably prevent your daughters from ever getting decent jobs, oh and personal corruption from the Biden clan and their hangers on.

But at least there won’t be mean tweets coming from the White House, so I guess that’s just fine, right?

fdcol63 🇺🇸

Mustn’t enforce the law.

It will just anger criminals, and we’ll see an unending cycle of violence and retaliation, creating even more criminals. Or terrorists. Etc.

Tom R

I am still seeing commercials paid for by the Trump campaign so that tells me he is still fighting.

Yeah... those ad commission$ don’t grow on trees.

Posted by: henry | January 02, 2021 at 03:20 PM

What is your point? I've never once seen presidential campaign ads continuing to run well after the election. These are "stop the steal" related ads. As I see it there is only one way to interpret that and it means Trump is still fighting against the fraud.

Captain Hate

They want an "emergency audit" because state government don't know how to count

First of all, you need to match nouns and verbs better. Second, in some cases they obviously don't.

clarice

food s/b Good

GUS

Oh that GRACIOUS MAGUIRE, he is being silly again.

Look in the mirror MAGUIRE. Do you like what you see??

Thomas Collins

What is truly nuts, TM, is the notion that anything GOP does now will affect what AOC and Oligarch Media will do if, in 2024 or 2028, AOC has more popular votes but, on election night and the day after, Ivanka looks as if she has won the electoral college.

fdcol63 🇺🇸

Oh, they know how to count.

And they know how to manufacture enough ballots to overcome their shortage in order to steal elections.

Dave (in MA)

The TM fainting couch needs new springs.

Manuel Transmission

Finally, a decent flying joke:

May Day, May Day

This is the story of a young Seattle college student flying in the right seat of a small plane with an elderly pilot.

The pilot had a heart attack and died. The young lady passenger frantically grabbed the controls and the mike and called out, “May Day! May Day! Help me! Help me! The pilot just had a heart attack and is dead, and I don’t know how to fly. Someone help me! Please help me!”

She then heard a calming voice on the radio saying, “This is Sea-Tac Air Traffic Control, and I hear you loud and clear. I will talk you through this and get you back on the ground. I’ve had a lot of experience with this kind of problem. Just take a deep breath, stay calm and everything will be fine!”

“Now give me your height and position.”

She replied, “I’m 5’ 4” and I support Joe Biden.”

“O.K.” said the calm voice on the radio. “Now slowly repeat after me...Our Father, who art in Heaven...”

boris

"This is playing with fire"

As compared to stealing an election?

Thomas Collins

I have a confession to make. I really try not to wish bad things will happen to people, even if I strongly disagree with them on political matters. I am developing an exception. I really hope that those who profess classical liberal values but dump on Trump and Trump's supporters live in neighborhoods that will bear the full brunt of the Biden Administration's HUD critters' view of overriding local zoning in the name of social justice. I am coming to the conclusion that those who have Lincoln Project type mindsets need to get it good and hard in the next four years. Alas, I fear that Team Biden will be savvy enough to attempt to destroy only those neighborhoods with insubstantial political clout.

Captain Hate

TC,

I said when it became obvious that they had no ability to connect dots, what is the NeverTrump end game? Under what fanciful scenario are they anything but outlying points, rejected and considered untrustworthy by everyone?

Momto2

News flash...74 Million of us have a "GRIP" and aren't letting go!!!

fdcol63 🇺🇸

Any GOPe who will support a Dem - ANY Dem in today’s radical, extreme leftist Dem Party - has proven which side they are REALLY on.

The elitist UniParty oligarchy’s side.

MissMarple2

Thomas Collins,

These are the people who stuck their noses up in the air because my dad wore coveralls to work and my brother became an electrician instead of getting a pre-law degree at IU.

Newsflash: my dad knew far more history than any of them, and my brother learned all sorts of math skills as an electrician. And both were far better company than the noses in the air types.

I am thinking that these are people who want to establish a new "nobility" composed of people like them, while we remain in the serf class. I refuse, on behalf of my children, grandchildren, and the average working folks of this country.

Thomas Collins

At this point, CH, much as I hate to think it, the end game Never Trumpers intend is simply to have a POTUS who mouths the correct post-modern platitudes. For example, in the Middle East, it would be fine for a POTUS to once again tilt towards the Iranians and undercut the Abraham Accords as long as the POTUS enunciates the platitudes about Israel making nice to the Palestinians.

I hope you're correct about outlying points.

Thomas Collins

If that's their goal, MM2, many are going to be disappointed at having been left out of the nobility, but having HUD knocking at their door about insufficient diversity in their neighborhoods. Unfortunately, I don't think it will be the Kristols of the world who will need to deal with this.

Jim Eagle

Joe Biden will never be President. Take it to the bank.

MissMarple2

Gordon G. Chang
@GordonGChang
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Please do not think we are a country at peace. We are a country that thinks it is at peace. That’s not the same thing. #China #CCP #CCPChina #Russia

Thomas Collins

I really do have to admire the Never Trumpers who have helped implant the meme that Trump is trying to overturn the election results, when the effort on behalf of Trump is to have a count with integrity. Slick rhetoric from those claiming Trump is trying to overturn the results, I must admit.

Davod

JIB. But will he still be alive when not being president.

clarice

https://www.theepochtimes.com/more-than-400-ex-intelligence-officers-to-investigate-election-irregularities_3640420.html

Len

Just watched the "Airplane" vs. "Zero Hour" video. Who knew??!!

Tom Bowler

I really do have to admire the Never Trumpers who have helped implant the meme that Trump is trying to overturn the election results...

It's the left, not just the Never Trumpers, TC. Like accusing Trump of colluding with Russia while they're colluding with Ukraine, Italy, England, and Australia to influence the 2016 election.

Davod

Len. I knew it was supposed to be satirical, but to be so close to a real movie did surprise me.


Jane

Loved it Man Tran!

Buford Gooch

We own the Republican party now. 74 million legal, counted votes, and another few million votes switched away from Trump underscore that. The Uniparty is the opposition, but I'm pretty sure that there are actually more of us than there are of them. It will take a while for the New Republican Party to coalesce, but it will. If we still have a country at that point, the Uniparty is history.

Len

David - It's actually pretty amazing to have word for word dialogue and image by image scenes and yet such different movies, ultimately.

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

Retweeted Jim Jordan:
New rule proposed by House Democrats:
Members can’t share anything on social media that’s been “distorted or manipulated.”
Who’s making that call? Liberal fact-checkers?
Give me a break.

Marlene

Tom Bowler, how much snow in Whitefield? The Mountain View Grand Resort is one of my brother's favorite golf courses. Well, not in January. :)

Tom Bowler

Hardly any snow, Marlene. No cross country skiing. Some downhill in the area because they can make snow, but not much. The weather really hasn't been cooperating, even for that.

We've driven by this place a lot but it's our first stay here. The resort is elegant. We'll come back, maybe in summer when we can try out the course. There's a summer theater nearby that I've wanted to go to but haven't gotten around to.

Dave (in MA)
    Just watched the "Airplane" vs. "Zero Hour" video. Who knew??!!

You'll want to check this out, then:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lvotUunsEjQ

Manuel Transmission

Buckeye, saw your note on the dead thread. Pretty cool. I wonder if the Harlem name came from that tribe. Jim nj might have some details on that.

President-Elect Jim,SunnyvaleCA

Someone on Twitter could post this link to @TomMaguire.
https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2021/01/accepting-the-electoral-college-vote-or-not.php

Turns that Sen Hawley's totes insane Electoral College challenge ... has been done multiple times by Dems. Just since 2000.

anonamom

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRYOVVEeTPY&feature=youtu.be

Well worth the 25 minutes. Leigh Dundas (blond w red glasses, human rights attorney) giving an update about where things stand now.

CCGirl

I know I thanked our host for providing a place where we can all converse, and sometimes fight, but jeepers! Please get your head out of the sand, TM! The dems have been fighting the Trump admin tooth and nail since he WON in Nov, 2015. Are 70+ million of us supposed to keep quiet and bend over? NFW. That post just made my blood boil. 🤯

Keto peeps, I generally eat low carb, but it’s a bit tougher with all that’s going on these days, and all the eaters in this house:-). Plus hubs has been doing most of the shopping. I generally stick with complex carbs when I eat them, but somedays one just needs a Reuben and fries! I did see a keto granola recipe that looked great. Once things settle down here I can focus again.

FIL is at the ER with SIL waiting in the car. She called his primary and the on -call doc punted her to the COVID hotline, where she was on hold for almost three hours. The hotline person told her to get him to an ER for another eval. So hopefully he will get what he needs and go back to his apt. We are waiting. I feel for SIL as she has to do this all by herself, and she’s pretty wiped out at this point. I made a big pot of chicken soup from scratch. We dropped it off with some Gatorade.

Man Tran - great joke!

Len

Dave in MA - I guess if I'm looking to become a comedy screenwriter I need to start watching old melodramas!

anonamom

Leigh Dundas has convinced me that things are happening.

boris

A month ago I wrote:

From [Never Trumper's] POV you can see how the fact the election was stolen is actually a silver lining. It means Joe and Kamala will be subverted by angry Trumpers at every turn and getting reelected virtually impossible. Easy peezy in 4 to elect Jeb or Dondi or Niki or ...
IOW they just don't care about the steal.

Dave (in MA)

#Dallas police will no longer respond to stolen cars, criminal mischief, reckless damage, runaway kids and child custody escalations, among other offenses. A complete surrender to the attack on policing. Good luck, Big D. https://t.co/heIdrk9Tjs

— Mark Davis (@MarkDavis) January 2, 2021
Manuel Transmission

Speaking of old movie scripts, my ex-pres of the Bel-Air CC pal was regaling us with stories last night that included one about one of the top screenwriters that he used to drink/party with and eventually finding out that as often as not his story would end up in a sitcom or movie almost verbatim. The one that pissed him off was the apocryphal story of showing up on the bus at boot camp and having the big black sgt climb on the bus and ‘invite’ them all to come out and play. What pissed him off was turning my bud into a Navy Lt, instead of a Marine. Heh.

Captain Hate

Jack,

Morgan Wootten. Class of 67.

Captain Hate

Nothing illustrates the GOP disconnect more than the Georgian Senators DJT has been steadfastly supporting couldn't care less about the Presidential race. Party of ingrates.

CCGirl

Anonamom, I am not one to watch videos, but I felt I owed you:-). She certainly makes a case, and if anything it’s a great pep talk!

Momto2

CH - You are absolutely right about the 2 Ga. senators! The last time there was a rally, I know they heard the crowd yelling and chanting "Fight for Trump!" They obviously believe that's not necessary to win.

I'm even receiving recorded ads of "voters" saying they voted for Biden but now will vote for Perdue/Loeffler for a "balance" of power! Does anyone think they didn't sign off on those ads?

Captain Hate

Momto2, I don't know how a party that hates its base so much can expect to succeed. For once in my life I underestimated their stupidity.

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

"The inability for states like PA, GA, WI, MI and AZ to prove the integrity of their votes is on them, not on us.
If officials allowed records to be wiped, tossed out and shredded, then that, in no sane world, becomes a default "win" for the cheaters.
It's the exact opposite.
Your cries of "stolen election" will fall on deaf ears when states can't do simple things like show chain of custody for ballots or match signatures.
We are preventing theft, not enabling it."

fdcol63 🇺🇸

I always thought the Nick Park/Peter Lord Wallace & Gromit-esque "Chicken Run" was awesome! Lotta adult humor in that.

So much went over the heads of kids who'd never been exposed to "Hogan's Heroes", "The Great Escape", "Stalag 17" and the whole oeuvre of WW2 movies like that.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTj4aSPwTBk

DrJ

I've been listening to great drummers over the last couple of days. Charlie Watts, Keith Moon, and Ginger Baker. But my favorite still is John Bonham. Shame he was part of Zeppelin.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

I don't think there are too many country music fans here in KJOM land. Regardless, in this world of pop schlock and hip hop country there isn't much room for Loretta Lynn songs sung by someone like Kelly Willis who IMO has about the perfect country music voice.
Fist City; and she's awfully cute too.

fdcol63 🇺🇸

" ... I don't know how a party that hates its base so much can expect to succeed ... "

Like FB and Twitter, they think they have us over a barrel and that we have no alternative, no where else to go.

I've stopped using FB, deactivated my account, never used Twitter. I'll look for other alternatives, but if there aren't any, I will continue to do without.

Sure, I miss the contact with my friends and family and others, but if they're going to censor me, shadow-ban my thoughts and opinions, or openly hate me, I don't need or want to continue to support them.

We need to create an alternative to the GOP. A hard choice, and a difficult task, I know. But it must be done.

I've given up on thinking it can be done by a "hostile" - or "friendly", if you'd rather use that term - takeover of the existing entity.

Len

MT - At least he didn't make him a soldier!

Neo

Nashville bomber's bizarre writings reveal belief in aliens and lizard people
https://www.newschannel5.com/news/newschannel-5-investigates/nashville-bombers-bizarre-writings-reveal-belief-in-aliens-and-lizard-people
Our Reptilian Overlords don't to be trifled with

DrJ

I don't think there are too many country music fans here in KJOM land.

As you may recall, I am in a mixed marriage. MrsJ likes country. I prefer Verdi.

Len

"Chicken Run" was great!

I don't think we need a new party. We need to seriously assert ourselves in the existing party.

Fred Gregory

Democrats have objected to electoral vote certification for the last 3 Republican Presidents

https://pjmedia.com/news-and-politics/rick-moran/2021/01/01/democrats-have-objected-to-electoral-vote-certification-for-the-last-3-gop-presidents-n1297929

Captain Hate

Paul Westphal RIP

fdcol63 🇺🇸

"MT - At least he didn't make him a soldier!"

Hey ... some of us are former Army! LOL

We like to think we can do anything the Marines can do ..... we're just smart enough to say "F**k THAT! Send the Marines!" :)

DrJ

So of course MrsJ turned off the Schubert and is playing Janis Joplin. She is a Haight Ashbury girl after all.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Paul Westphal was a class act at all times that I can remember.
That three overtime game was by far the most incredible basketball game I ever saw. I sat down afterward and wrote down what happened to make sure I didn't forget anything.

And speaking of class, as a 70s Raiders fan I learned to hate all things orange and bronco related with a burning passion, but it was impossible to hate Floyd Little. A beast, but a gentle one.

MissMarple2

Back from Target with my daughter, since we had to get her preferred brand of cat litter, toilet paper, furnace filters, and some other mundane stuff and I always go out with her when I need some fresh air.

1. All of their household items look like Ikea knock-offs. Depressing.

2. Most of their food isn't any cheaper (I checked) than Kroger, and it made me mad that most of their decor items are still Chinese-made.

3. They had a cat-scratching set-up designed to look like a taco truck. How is THAT not racist?

4. All of the new releases in their DVD bin were designed to brainwash you - all sorts of dystopian stuff and zombies and so forth.

5. My purchase was one plastic bin to store out-of season purses in, one pack of Bic lighters, and a box of cereal at daughter's request.

I am old enough to remember when Target was originally Ayr-Way around here, which was started as a discount outlet by the L.S. Ayres department store. I think Target bought them out in the 70's.

matt - deplore me if you must

Thank you Fred. I was just about to post something similar. The democrats have engaged in sedition for the past 4 years while the GOPe has deigned to leave their togas unsullied by someone who actually said what he meant and did what he said.

China has been exposed as a corrupt. brutal dictatorship willing to use every dirty trick imaginable to undermine our country and we have a senile old fool who is already on their payroll coming into office.

And the hand wringers worry about contesting the results of an obviously corrupt election. Mail in ballots 30 days before the election? No ID? Etch a Sketch Signature matching? What a joke.

The WSJ had an op/ed about how Hartford, CT has fallen completely apart under Democrat rule. Murders across the big cities are up 30-50%; Soros funded crackpot AG's and DA's are loosing murderers onto the streets, but it's all good because good GOPe's want to ride the gravy train and not get their Gucci loafers scuffed.

Femall. Resist!

Jane

Amom,

I have blond hair and red glasses too - but my longest case was only 8 years! I hope she’s onto something.

MissMarple2

Lin Wood
@LLinWood
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I am disappointed. I thought Justices Roberts & Breyer would avoid public scandal & simply resign. Only a fool wants their dirty laundry aired in public.

Maybe I should consider filing a formal motion for recusal & hang their laundry on the clothesline to be exposed to sunlight?
-------------------------------
Over 1700 comments on this already, most either saying "Go ahead" or "Put up or shut up!"

So, we will see what happens.

Dave (in MA)

One of my cats, who discovered that she can come over and sit on my armrest and stare at my laptop until an interesting video appears.

Watching a video of a bird feeder in Costa Rica.

rich

good grief.

rich

good grief.

rich

i'm trying to understand the logic here: we have to accept a stolen election but the gope will find a spine and fight for the next one?

MissMarple2

https://spectator.org/pandemic-prohibition-american-spectator-print-magazine/

Pandemics and Prohibition: 100 Years Later

One of the silver linings of COVID-19 is the relaxing of nonsensical alcohol restrictions.
=======================================

anonamom

Anonamom, I am not one to watch videos, but I felt I owed you:-). She certainly makes a case, and if anything it’s a great pep talk!

Nor am I, but she came across in one I saw earlier as credible, as she does again here, gave a good summary of the current court cases, which are impossible to keep straight, and definitely makes it sound like there is a plan to deal with the the election fraud.

If she's a bullshitter, she is a master.
21 minutes--and she's a fast talker.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRYOVVEeTPY&feature=youtu.be

clarice

https://www.theepochtimes.com/pence-welcomes-efforts-by-lawmakers-to-object-to-electoral-college-votes-on-jan-6-report_3641319.html

Melinda

rich-

It’s our paychecks being redistributed through to them. So it’s procedural for them, not deliberative.

clarice

Davie, priceless.

Melinda

Am on the road for the next three days. No connectivity while behind the wheel, naturally.

MissMarple2

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2021/01/pence-welcomes-elector-challenge-members-house-senate-spokesman/

He by God better welcome the challenge. I am telling you right now he would never get a radio gig here again, and I will bet right now that his relatives in this state are getting an earful from their neighbors.

CCGirl

Here is the final episode in as CCGirl’s world turns. FIL is okay. If he was to be checked in to the hospital, all hospitals in his area are full, and he would be sent to a field hospital in Worcester. So SIL declined. The docs changed his antibiotic and his chest xray was good. He is back in his apt. SIL will spend the night. My husband will move in tomorrow to care for him for as long as it takes. He can order food curbside and I can do the laundry every few days. Hubs will use the vaca time accumulated since last using it all up in March when the office was closed. With luck there will be no complications. All good. I’m a bit relieved that we have a plan, and my husband has made a decision. But what a failure on the part of the multi-million dollar plan of the State! No one has contacted FIL to let him know he tested positive. He lives in a senior community. Facilities manager is off, and so no one has been informed. So does covid take off new year’s weekend? WTF. This is a giant boondoggle and I plan on broadcasting Charlie Parker’s failure as soon as appropriate.

MissMarple2

Melinda,

Hope you can check in when you make stops along the way. I will try to keep track of interesting developments and post them.

MissMarple2

CCGirl,

Thank goodness! We had five siblings in the area when both my mother and dad were ill at the same time. (She was recovering from having a large chunk of her brain removed due to a non-malignant tumor and dad had a heart condition.) We did a lot of schedule-shifting and my nurse sister moved in, but what a burden on her!

I am convinced a huge number of these plans are simply ways to funnel money to connected people who have zero to do with anything except living off the government's largesse.

rich

Posted by: Melinda | January 02, 2021 at 08:00 PM

i suppose the gope looting taxpayers goes without saying. still not seeing it ... the dems cheated in such a way that not only we can see it every other country in the world can see it. what hill would the gope find worth dying on?

CCGirl

Maybe so, Miss M. The money certainly is going somewhere!

rich

dave-

your cat has you well trained.

CCGirl

Anonomom, she is a fast talker. I appreciate she does not waste time. I took a screen shot, and will watch tomorrow- or sometime over the next two weeks while I am on “vacation!”

MissMarple2

https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1345229465840828417.html

"NEW: US election data was forwarded from Frankfurt, Germany to Rome, Italy where the man pictured below partnered with members of MI6, the CIA, & the Italian defense-contractor, Leonardo, led the operation & built the algorithms that were used to manipulate US election data.🔻
"


Original thread with some interesting replies:

https://twitter.com/KanekoaTheGreat/status/1345229465840828417

rich

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9mJ82x_l-E

hey man, nice shot

filter

>>>They'd stick it in your face
And let you smell what they consider wrong<<<

Melinda

Hmmmm. 5:30 in.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAOuh0Adl8w

MissMarple2

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-leonardo-espionage-exclusive/exclusive-leonardo-hack-targeted-military-plane-details-arrest-warrant-shows-idUSKBN28W296

"MILAN (Reuters) - An investigation into a data theft at Leonardo has found that a hacker working inside the Italian defence group appeared to target details of Europe’s biggest unmanned fighter jet programme and aircraft used by the military and police, an arrest warrant shows."

(More at the link.)

MJW

Hmmmm. 5:30 in.

Why can't you just tell us what's there? Why do you expect us to spend our time viewing a video that might not interest us? I, for one, refuse to do so.

Narciso

How legit is 8:29

Melinda

Per usual.

Carry your own luggage.

Melinda

Coincidence narc. Mere coincidence.

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