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Polls For NJ and VA

We have some 2017 guberantorial polls to enjoy this morning. Fairleigh Dickinson University has released a poll for the primary races in New Jersey and it shows clear frontrunners for both parties.

GOVERNOR – NEW JERSEY – DEM PRIMARY (FDU)
Phil Murphy 23%
Jon Wisniewski 4%
Jim Johnson 4%
Raymond Lesniak 3%
Bill Brennan 2%
Lisa McCormick 2%
Monica Brinson 1%
Bob Hoatson 1%
Titus Pierce 0%
Mark Zinna 0%

GOVERNOR – NEW JERSEY – GOP PRIMARY (FDU)
Kim Guadagno 24%
Jack Ciattarelli 5%
Steve Rogers 1%
Joseph Rullo 1%
Hirsh Singh 0%

This poll was done March 22-26 among 758 registered voters. Meanwhile Christopher Newport University yesterday released the primary numbers for the race in Virginia.

GOVERNOR – VIRGINIA – DEM PRIMARY (CNU)
Ralph Northam 26%
Tom Perriello 26%

GOVERNOR – VIRGINIA – GOP PRIMARY (CNU)
Ed Gillespie 38%
Corey Stewart 11%
Frank Wagner 10%

Then this morning, they released the General Election numbers in Virginia.

GOVERNOR – VIRGINIA (CNU)
Ed Gillespie (R) 40%
Ralph Northam (D) 39%

Ed Gillespie (R) 39%
Tom Perriello (D) 39%

Ralph Northam (D) 41%
Corey Stewart (R) 33%

Tom Perriello (D) 40%
Corey Stewart (R) 34%

Ralph Northam (D) 40%
Frank Wagner (R) 34%

Tom Perriello (D) 38%
Frank Wagner (R) 35%

This poll was done March 16026 among registered voters.

Posted by Dave at 8:48 am
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1,630 Responses to “Polls For NJ and VA”

  1. Marc says:

    Expect the nuclear option to be deployed late next week and Judge Gorsuch to be corfirmed with all GOP member 4 or 5 Redstate Democrats.

  2. Marc says:

    Trump administration expected to nominate a historic number of young judicial professionals to all levels of the federal court.

    SCOOP: WHITE HOUSE eyeing young lawyers for judgeships
    http://www.politico.com/tipsheets/playbook/2017/03/scoop-white-house-eyeing-young-lawyers-for-judgeships-tax-talk-bannon-reaching-out-to-the-hill-on-health-care-clinton-jabs-trump-in-sf-ash-carters-new-job-219471

    This must be the main focus of the Senate Judiciary Committee, hearing and voting out hundreds of nominations to the federal benches.

  3. Tom says:

    No one else claimed it so FIRST!

  4. NYCmike says:

    “No one else claimed it so FIRST!”

    Bitterlaw,

    As the closest shyster, we will need a ruling, as Mr. Vito has abdicated his Shoe.

  5. Bitterlaw says:

    The rules are clear. You can only claim the FIRST post at post number 1 on a thread. Tom is not awarded the FIRST.

  6. Bitterlaw says:

    Wes- I see your point. I oppose the filibuster but could support a limitation on its usage. Perhaps three days for debate and then vote.

  7. chicon says:

    Over the years I’ve seen people (here and elsewhere) talk about Chief Justice Roberts in a similar vein as Justices Souter and Kennedy, those that have “evolved” on the bench. My impression is that Roberts dropped the ball at the goal line in the Obamacare case, but other than that he’s been a solid conservative Justice. Thoughts?

  8. chicon says:

    6 – Bitter, couldn’t the two-speech rule take care of that? That’s an intriguing possibility.

  9. Phil says:

    Dropped the ball as we were going in for the winning TD. There was no excuse. The guy had to bend himself into a pretzel to come up with that ruling.

  10. Bitterlaw says:

    I am fine with Roberts. Solid onn almost all cases. Made a mistake on Obamacare.

  11. Tina says:

    Saving Liberty ??? @LibertyUSA1776 14m14 minutes ago
    More
    #JudgeNapolitano on @FoxNews now! Asked if he stands behind statement, Obama used Brits to spy on Trump ? YES!
    #ObamaGate
    #SpyGate

  12. Cash Cow TM says:

    Good MOO-rning to everyone.

    Thanks, for the clean sheet, Wizard.

  13. Tina says:

    Roberts and Kennedy are ok, but not good enough. They love the dc cocktail parties.

    The rs never get 100 percent. The ds always 100 percent.

  14. NYCmike says:

    In regards to the NJ race, it will be interesting to see how that race goes, with a white male Dem versus a female Republican. Just for fun contrast the Dem who made a fortune working for Goldman, and also was finance chair for DNC. Maybe Wikileaks and Putin can get Guadagno elected as well!

  15. NYCmike says:

    “14m14 minutes ago”

    -Uh oh….Tina goes “full Robbie”.

    NEVER go “full Robbie”.

  16. Robbie says:

    CBS/NYT has Trump’s approval at 40%. Given how rough the last few weeks have been, the number certainly could have been worse. That’s especially true considering CBS/NYT poll often leans towards the Democrats.

    Also, Josh Kraushaar has a piece in National Journal today saying the Democrats could win the House in 2018. I definitely agree Democrats *could* win the House, but let’s no forget an important fact. It’s March 2017 and not March 2018. A lot of analysts are discussing things as if the election is just five months away.

    If the Democrat, Ossoff, does pull off the shocker in the GA6 special election, then we’ve got a story. We’re not there yet, though. All that said, Trump and the Republicans have to find their footing relatively quickly, otherwise the perception they can’t govern will be tough to overcome next year.

  17. NYCmike says:

    “. It’s March 2017 and not March 2018. A lot of analysts are discussing things as if the election is just five months away.”

    -Congratulations, Robbie!

    You must have made note of that comment I made last month about there being another 600+ days until the next election.

    Glad to have been of service to you!

  18. Tina says:

    Zzzz

    I

  19. NYCmike says:

    ” It’s March 2017 and not March 2018.”

    -Robbie,

    This is similar to “October 2013 and not October 2014”.

    Slowly it sinks in…..

  20. NYCmike says:

    http://thefederalist.com/2017/03/28/oregon-seeks-regulate-dangerous-preventable-cow-farts/

    -Ca$h Cow,

    If Walt ever offers to take you to the West Coast, BE CAUTIOUS!

  21. Robbie says:

    It’s laughable FoxNews has allowed conspiracy theorist Andrew Napolitano back on the air. Maybe they’re going to give his source, nutcase Larry Johnson, a job as well.

  22. Tina says:

    It is laughable that shepard smith remains on the air. He indicated that there were connections between trump and the russians.

    Who were his source?

  23. Robbie says:

    NYCmike says:
    March 29, 2017 at 10:38 am
    ” It’s March 2017 and not March 2018.”
    -Robbie,
    This is similar to “October 2013 and not October 2014”.
    Slowly it sinks in…..

    – There’s no comparison between 2013/14 and 2017/18. In 2013/14, Obama was facing the midterm election of his second term. With the exception of 1998, that’s always been a disaster for the party in the White House. Nixon/Ford, Reagan, GWB, and Obama all got slaughtered in their sixth year midterms. The normal dynamics just favored that outcome and that’s a key reason why Republicans did so well in 2014.

    The typical dynamics of the first midterm of a presidency favor the party out of power, especially when the White House, House, and Senate are controlled by the same party. Just ask Clinton and Obama. In 2002, Jim Jeffords swung Senate control so Republicans didn’t control all three on election day 2002. The dynamics strongly favor a very good year for Democrats in 2018. That’s why it’s so important for Trump and Ryan to get their acts together.

  24. Robbie says:

    FoxNews still can’t confirm the outlandish story Napolitano got from conspiracy theorist Larry Johnson.

  25. Trump says:

    Hey moron monkey, how will Fox News confirm? Do they run the intelligence community?

  26. Trump says:

    Retard, do you know what Fox News do to get confirmation?

    Who did they talk to?

  27. Trump says:

    How much time and effort did Fox News expend to verify the claims? What sources did they use?

  28. Trump says:

    Is your brain totally washed away through incessant Jeb coc-sucking?

  29. Phil says:

    I have been sitting in the waiting room for an hour waiting on my wife to complete a PET Scan. They have the TV on CNN. A solid hour of the Russians are coming. Every conspiracy theory imaginable and they don’t even come up for air. I think I am going to puke.

  30. Bitterlaw says:

    Roberts and Kennedy are ok, but not good enough. They love the dc cocktail parties.

    Zzzzzzzzzzzz. Assumes facts not in evidence. Apparently, Roberts is supposed to sit in his house unless he is in his office. I believe that MD and his wife attend more cocktail parties with libs than the SCOTUS Justices.

  31. Bitterlaw says:

    How is it going, Phil? You are a good husband. I know that you are just doing what a husband should do but that is not as common as you would think.

  32. Phil says:

    Thanks, Bitter. We are doing pretty well. My wife has been very strong throughout this whole process. I am amazed daily at her strength.

  33. janz says:

    The problem with the special election in Georgia is that the Republicans once again have diluted the primary field by running too many candidates. The Dems have a popular candidate in Ossoff, who, if he gets 50% avoids a run off – something he probably wouldn’t win. R’s simply don’t strategize well!!!

  34. Robbie says:

    It’s no small case, but take away Obamacare and Roberts has been as conservative as we could hope. We also forget, that as Chief Justice, he has the authority to assign opinions when he’s in the majority. That, occasionally, requires him to take a side he doesn’t want simply to make the one of the uber liberals doesn’t write the majority opinions. Warren Burger used to that all of the time, right? I don’t think he ever supported abortion, but joined the majority to prevent a sweeping opinion.

  35. Bitterlaw says:

    Phil – Keep fighting. Wives are the warriors in any family.

  36. Robbie says:

    janz says:
    March 29, 2017 at 12:30 pm
    The problem with the special election in Georgia is that the Republicans once again have diluted the primary field by running too many candidates. The Dems have a popular candidate in Ossoff, who, if he gets 50% avoids a run off – something he probably wouldn’t win. R’s simply don’t strategize well!!!

    – I totally agree.

  37. Cash Cow TM says:

    three State Senate control up for grabs this year.

    CT, DE and WA

    http://www.governing.com/topics/elections/gov-connecticut-delaware-senate-special-elections.html

  38. Robbie says:

    Trump seems to be smartly lowering his public profile lately. The old axiom “less is more” can help him get back on track. That’s one reason Obama’s approval rating improved in his last year. The less we saw of him, the less people objected to him. The economy is doing reasonably well so he should let that help him.

    Of course, tomorrow Trump could swing back in the other direction.

  39. EML says:

    SCOTUS says that NY’s prohibiting merchants from charging a surcharge to credit card users is a First Amendment violation. Nine other states (CA, CO, CT, FL, KS, ME, MA, OK, TX) have similar bans.

  40. Robbie says:

    Beto O’Rourke announced he will challenge Ted Cruz in 2018. Congrats to him on becoming the new Wendy Davis and Alison Grime of the 2018 cycle.

  41. Bitterlaw says:

    Thanks, EML. I started reading the article and then said, “Why am U reading this article?” It seems like a nightmare law school exam question.

  42. Tina says:

    I forgit we cannot criticize the justices, per bitter eagle.

  43. Wes says:

    Average losses in a President’s first midterm are about 12 seats. That’s less than half what the Dems need. It’s time for Democrats to make gains one after suffering losses in 1994, 2002, and 2010. That said, as yet, I don’t see enough of a groundswell for Dems to retake the House.

    Thay may or may not change. GA-6 will cause the GOP to panic if Ossoff wins. If not, then they can breathe easier.

  44. Bitterlaw says:

    Once again, Tina lies. I never said that Justices cannot be criticized. What I said is that overly broad statements like “Justice Roberts only writes decisions based on his social life” are absurd unless proven. I also said that unless people actually read an entire opinion rather than just a summary, they are not fairly evaluating the legal thinking behind it.

  45. Wes says:

    VA-Gov is the pivotal pre-midterm race. If Republicans can swipe that, then 2018 is likely to be an average first midterm.

  46. Tina says:

    You lie bl, that is not what you wrote when the seattle judge ruled against trumps exec order.

  47. Tina says:

    You wrote post after post saying we had no right to criticize him.

    Any person in politics should not expect that right.

  48. Tina says:

    http://dailycaller.com/2017/03/29/fox-news-brings-back-judge-napolitano-who-still-stands-by-obama-wiretapping-claim-video/

    Judge Napolitano stands by his claim as does his source.

    Seems like if he erred, he would not be on faux news any longer.

  49. Cash Cow TM says:

    unprecedented polarization…even on HHR.

    We should all start out by deciding on what basics we agree about this or that issue, and then move on to find a path forward on the parts of the issue we do disagree on.

  50. Cash Cow TM says:

    lie
    lei
    Eli

  51. Robbie says:

    I’m always interested in Wes’ views and he certainly did far, far better in 2016 than I did. Given the seats Democrats need to win, it seems like a long shot they can win the House.

    On the other hand, Trump’s approval is bad. In fact, it’s really bad and that is usually the best indicator of how the party in the White House does in midterm elections.

    If Trump can steadily improve his job approval rating, then I think Republicans will be fine. And honestly, that, and not Twitter rants, needs to be his focus. But when we preview 2018, I think it’s a mistake to make any analysis that ignores Trump’s antics.

  52. Bitterlaw says:

    You lie about me lying, Tina. If I am not correct in what I stated, prove it.

    I am always bothered by people who are not lawyers or judges thinking that they have the same basis upon which to assess the legal profession that I do. It would be like me telling people whether or not Wes is a good massage therapist because I received backrubs from girls in college. I guess I can also judge all realtors because I have bought and sold a house. They are free to criticize but I will give their opinions greater worth after they are admitted to the practice.

  53. Tina says:

    Seems also that faux should have pulled shep smith, but we know why he was kept on.

  54. Cash Cow TM says:

    Should people be mandates to buy health insurance?

    Should people have the right to buy health insurance across state lines?

    Should people have the right to purchase HSA/MSAs?

    What specific medical procedures/coverages, if any, should the government require everyone to have?

    Should health insurance companies cover preexisting conditions?

    Should health insurance companies cover persons up to 26 years of age under their parent’s insurance policy?

    Should illegal aliens be allowed to buy health insurance in U.S.?

  55. Bitterlaw says:

    We should all start out by deciding on what basics we agree about this or that issue, and then move on to find a path forward on the parts of the issue we do disagree on.

    We agree that you should GFY.

    We also agree that Bunu is an anti-Semitic America-hating bastard.

  56. Bitterlaw says:

    but we know why he was kept on.

    Maybe we don’t. Why was he retained, wise one?

  57. Tina says:

    I have some nos and some yes.

    However, illegals can buy their insurance, but not have the gubment give it to them, like in ryanocare.

  58. Tina says:

    He is mayhem kelly 2.0, just the male version of it.

  59. Bitterlaw says:

    Should illegal aliens be allowed to buy health insurance in U.S.?

    I say yes. Better than having them receive care that citizens actually are paying for.

  60. Tina says:

    No, yes, yes…

  61. Tina says:

    No to the 2nd to,last question.

  62. Tina says:

    members of congress should not be exempted from obumblercare, if its the law of the land, per mitchie.

  63. Tina says:

    If it is still….

  64. Tina says:

    The pre existing conditions bothers me.

  65. Bitterlaw says:

    The pre existing conditions bothers me.

    I agree. Of course, I am a self-hating diabetic so I expect misery and death. Put us in a different pool.

  66. biomom says:

    38

    The election in Delaware already took place. The Dem won easily.

  67. Wes says:

    Trump was unpopular last year, Robbie, yet Republicans held Congress with minor losses despite predictions of downballot obliteration effected by his candidacy. Of course if Trump is in the low 40s on Election Day next year, then House and gubernatorial Republicans will have a number of Republicans. Senate Republicans can’t really fall any further after three catastrophic cycles culling their ranks. As it stands, I expect 2018 to be another 1970. It could be worse; however, at the moment, I find a horrible cycle an unlikely prospect.

  68. Tina says:

    Jebots, your candidate, her Thighness, has emerged from the woods.

  69. Barrett says:

    In VA, it would be good to get rid of McAwful and great to replace him with Gillespie.

    Might help R’s in 2020 Presidential election.

  70. Tina says:

    I hope gillepsie wins this time.

  71. NYCmike says:

    ” I believe that MD and his wife attend more cocktail parties with libs than the SCOTUS Justices.”

    -And look what happened to those two in 2016….this proves the point about Roberts and Kennedy, or at least gives it great credence.

  72. NYCmike says:

    Should people be mandates to buy health insurance? No

    Should people have the right to buy health insurance across state lines? Yes

    Should people have the right to purchase HSA/MSAs? Yes

    What specific medical procedures/coverages, if any, should the government require everyone to have? Lobotomy

    Should health insurance companies cover preexisting conditions? If a person wants to pay for a policy specifically for him/herself, they should be able to

    Should health insurance companies cover persons up to 26 years of age under their parent’s insurance policy? They should offer policies with and without, no govt mandate

    Should illegal aliens be allowed to buy health insurance in U.S.? I see no reason to outlaw this, although I have not thought much about it.

  73. Barrett says:

    #74 – I’ve long advocated for a “Healthcare Recipients Bill of Rights.”

    #1 – Cannot be denied for pre-existing condition
    #2 – An individual has the right to buy across state lines.
    #3 – No federal/state mandate to buy coverage

    just for starters.

    In principle, a line-item bill would be easier to negotiate over in congress, and who knows, we might actually get effective legislation out of it.

  74. Robbie says:

    Wes says:
    March 29, 2017 at 1:56 pm
    Trump was unpopular last year, Robbie, yet Republicans held Congress with minor losses despite predictions of downballot obliteration effected by his candidacy. Of course if Trump is in the low 40s on Election Day next year, then House and gubernatorial Republicans will have a number of Republicans. Senate Republicans can’t really fall any further after three catastrophic cycles culling their ranks. As it stands, I expect 2018 to be another 1970. It could be worse; however, at the moment, I find a horrible cycle an unlikely prospect.

    – All fair points. My only quibble would be to say that in 2016 Trump (and Republicans in general) benefitted greatly from those who simply didn’t want Hillary to be president. I know that was one factor I greatly underestimated.

  75. Robbie says:

    I think “repeal and replace” is going to become “repeal and repair”. While that would drive the hard right crazy, it might be Trump’s smartest play. There’s never a perfect analogy, but a move like that could be as successful as Reagan’s 1983 social security fix. After all, he went on to win 49 states.

  76. Tina says:

    always bothered by people who are not lawyers or judges thinking that they have the same basis upon which to assess the legal profession that I do. It would be like me telling people whet

    That was evident when the judge banned the executive order. Go back to that time.

  77. Trump says:

    Retard,

    You misestimated everything, not just one factor.

    F ing moron

  78. Trump says:

    Anything other than repeal wolf up the GOP.

    # 17 percent.

  79. Barrett says:

    #78 – was that a dig at my proposal in #74?

    I wouldn’t ever claim to have knowledge of the legal profession (except in real estate matters).

  80. Tina says:

    No, barrett a dig at mr. Bitterlaw. He called me a liar and I called him a liar back.

  81. Trump says:

    No, I was referring to the Jeb retard saying he underestimated hillary’s unpopularity.

    The monkey rightly estimated precisely nothing .

  82. NYCmike says:

    “#1 – Cannot be denied for pre-existing condition”

    -Barrett,

    I don’t understand this item.

    The whole point of insurance is to cover for conditions that MIGHT come up.

    IF a person already has a condition, you can’t mandate that an insurance company cover them.

    Why would I buy insurance? I might as well just wait until I need it.

  83. NYCmike says:

    I have knowledge of the legal profession – they are all crooks, until you need one.

  84. NYCmike says:

    Isn’t that right, Bitterlaw?

  85. Barrett says:

    NYC – i see your point. But what about a diabetic who switches insurance plans? Can the new provider deny him coverage for his insulin? I don’t think that’s right.

    Perhaps the statement could be refined to a particular set (or criteria for) pre-existing conditions. But it should stay on the list.

    You do make a good point. A person shouldn’t be able to not pay for insurance and then simply buy it when an issue arises. I should have clarified my point.

  86. NYCmike says:

    Barrett,

    Situations such as Bitterlaw’s are the ones where we need to figure out how government can help.

    For the majority of people, simple insurance should be a personal responsibility. Unfortunately, politicians realized they could get votes by helping the people who were irresponsible and did not get insurance.

  87. Barrett says:

    perhaps it would be easier to say the following

    “A person with a chronic illness cannot be denied coverage when switching providers”

  88. NYCmike says:

    A mandate is tough, but I would agree to one, as long as the government doesn’t get involved in any other details about coverage.

  89. Barrett says:

    NYC – I agree with that in principle as well. As a Libertarian, I questioned why the government has ANY involvement. UHC and Humana have left Obamacare..it does no one any favors.

  90. NYCmike says:

    “A mandate is tough,”

    -This was for each individual, not for the pre-existing condition discussion.

  91. NYCmike says:

    Barrett,

    when it comes to these illnesses, like diabetes, that should be a separate question.

  92. Barrett says:

    I agree…I guess this is why healthcare bills are so many pages.

  93. chicon says:

    On the issue of pre-existing conditions….

    One of the basic themes in insurance is that it is for a big, costly event that is unforeseeable in its timing (and may never occur). Once a pre-existing is allowed, it becomes less like insurance. Why buy it until you need it? This can be ameliorated quite a bit by being able to charge the person with a pre-existing condition a rate commensurate with their risk.

  94. Bitterlaw says:

    Chicon – In theory, I agree. Of course, we don’t live in a theoretical world. In the real world, diabetics lose their jobs. In the real world, woman undergoing chemotherapy lose their insurance coverage for different reasons. I do not know the answer but saying “suck it” to them is a difficult sell.

  95. Tina says:

    GOP SC Sen Graham on nuclear option: It breaks my heart. But I would do what I have to ensure to ensure that..Trump gets treated fairly.

    Ok graham, good call. I blast you a lot here, but not on this.

  96. Barrett says:

    Chicon,

    Scenario 1: If a person has a chronic illness and loses their job, they shouldn’t be told “tough luck.”

    Scenario 2: If a person never buys insurance, then decides to buy it when they break their arm, then that’s a lack of ownership on the individual’s part.

    I know it’s not black and white, but there is a line here, and it generally could be defined in a healthcare bill.

  97. Bitterlaw says:

    C

  98. NYCmike says:

    That’s right, A-Hole!

  99. chicon says:

    Bitter and Barrett – I wasn’t saying that Bitter shouldn’t be covered if he switches insurance companies. Generally, people that get insurance through work are on group policies, and don’t have this issue. For people who have to buy their own policies, it is more complicated. Some people switch because the first company no longer offers a product; others because company #2 offers a better price. Maybe some go years without coverage and are diagnosed with diabetes while not covered. Perhaps a person (not Bitter) is diagnosed while covered by the first carrier. How do we handle these cases?

    If there is a disincentive to buy insurance before it is needed, it’ll make the insurance more expensive for everyone (whether it is through a private insurance company or a government).

    There’s also another terminology issue. Are we saying that Bitter (on an individual policy) should be charged the same as someone just like him without diabetes? Or are we saying that insurance must be made available to Bitter at an elevated cost in a high risk pool (similar to auto insurance for high risk drivers)? If it is the former, the cost of diabetes is spread over the whole population of people with individual insurance and there is less incentive to buy insurance until you need it. If it is the latter, the extra cost of diabetes is borne by those with the disease and there is plenty of incentive to buy insurance when young and healthy.

    I am in favor of the pre-existing, but it is not a minor factor in the price of insurance. Unfortunately, there are many more scenarios than described by Barrett above. This is a tiny bit of how complex the whole issue of health insurance becomes.

  100. wraith says:

    Marc says:

    March 29, 2017 at 9:01 am

    “Expect the nuclear option to be deployed late next week and Judge Gorsuch to be corfirmed with all GOP member 4 or 5 Redstate Democrats.”

    The current “nuke option” only applies to lower court justices, a new nuke option would have to be approved, and the rinos and other “purists”won’t let that happen.

  101. NYCmike says:

    https://pjmedia.com/trending/2017/03/29/congressman-no-conservatives-didnt-bring-down-ahca/

    -Another day, another wrong assertion from Robbie, about conservatives.

    (To be fair, I do NOT know if Emmer is a member of the HFC or not.)

  102. chicon says:

    104 – Mike, I suspect Robbie will simply repeat his sales line regardless of new evidence, much like Trump would…..

    Poster Trump to be here to hammer Robbie in 3…2…1…

  103. NYCmike says:

    https://pjmedia.com/lifestyle/2017/03/28/tech-innovator-nomad-hopes-to-become-the-airbnb-of-healthcare/

    -The feds need to get out of the way as much as possible, and let people be more responsible.

    YUP, I know……where is the graft and votes in personal responsibility……?

  104. BayernFan says:

    I’m in favor of ditching the filibuster. GOP would never use it to stop a Dam Supreme Court nominee anyway.

  105. Tina says:

    45m
    CNN Lies & Is Hitler? @NolteNC
    Without any evidence, the media is only getting shriller over the Russia stuff … as the probe reveals more & more that Obama spied.

  106. messy says:

    Fortas and Thornberry in 1968.

  107. Tina says:

    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2017/03/circus-show-democrat-senator-need-get-bottom-1000-paid-russian-internet-trolls/

    Lol, internet trolls from russia threw the election.

    Come in goiber and mcamnesty investigate.

  108. NYCmike says:

    “Fortas and Thornberry in 1968.”

    -Details? Distinctions?

  109. NYCmike says:

    Tina,

    Come on, you know that Gateway Pundit and Nick Nolte are “fake news” personalities.

  110. Tina says:

    Yup, more fake than fake news.

  111. NYCmike says:

    Fortas was a Supreme Court justice. He was filibustered when Johnson tried to make him Chief Justice. Thornberry was picked to fill Fortas seat, but was never given a shot, since Fortas withdrew from his promotion…..L B Johnson was a crook, worse than Nixon.

    Definitely different from the situation today, and since it is not mentioned by Republicans or Democrats, “messy” is obviously trying to play dirty.

  112. Bitterlaw says:

    Chicon – Interesting discussion. I don’t take it personally. I’m a burden on the healthy. However, insurance does not cover many things I need beyond insulin. Blood testing strips to measure blood sugar are $170 for 100 – roughly a month of usage. I do need an eye specialist. Fortunately, my kidneys are good for now. I have had this disease for 34 years. I have already apologized to my wife for still being here. I thought that she would be on to her rich second husband by now.

  113. Bitterlaw says:

    I think that Putin wanted Trump to win because he thinks Trump is easy to manipulate. I think he wanted Hillary to win because he knew that she would be as weak as Obama.

  114. Tina says:

    Those test strips are expensive. Thye give away the machines nowadays, but charge excessively for those strips.

  115. chicon says:

    You’re a good man, Bitter. Now GFY.

  116. Robbie says:

    NYCmike says:
    March 29, 2017 at 5:19 pm
    https://pjmedia.com/trending/2017/03/29/congressman-no-conservatives-didnt-bring-down-ahca/

    -Another day, another wrong assertion from Robbie, about conservatives.

    (To be fair, I do NOT know if Emmer is a member of the HFC or not.)

    – Not sure what this proves other than Emmer has an opinion that differs from mine. For every Emmer, I can point to a Ted Poe who quit the HFC over the healthcare bill.

  117. Robbie says:

    BayernFan says:
    March 29, 2017 at 7:28 pm
    I’m in favor of ditching the filibuster. GOP would never use it to stop a Dam Supreme Court nominee anyway.

    – About a month ago, you mentioned you thought Trump’s approval a year from now might be near 60%. If you’re right about that, you’re Nostradamus.

  118. Trump says:

    Well, as-wipe, you are no Nostradamus, are you?

    Retard.

  119. Trump says:

    Brokered convention, Jeb coc-sucker robbie?

  120. Bitterlaw says:

    Trump likes to use that word. He must love hanging out at the Sprevial Olympics to taunt the athletes. Hateful bastard.

  121. Trump says:

    The as-wipe speaks up. If the shoe fits, wear it.

    Fake lawyer, still struggling with tax vs penalty.

  122. Trump says:

    Special Olympus has more brain power than the retarded monkey Robbie.

  123. Trump says:

    At least the participants have disabilities. What is the Jeb coc-sucker’s excuse?

  124. Bitterlaw says:

    Keep using that word, you hateful me-er. It reveals so much about you.

  125. Trump says:

    Go f yourself, as-hole. You are a stupid judge of anything, moron.

  126. Trump says:

    Mind your own fu cling business, motherfuc-Kerr.

  127. Bitterlaw says:

    Zzzzzzzzzz. Do you any big words, Trump?

  128. PresidentPaul! says:

    You know if the GOP doesn’t pass repeal, then the dems will be running on the fact that they think they can pass reform and the GOP doesn’t do anything.

    So not only will Ryan be looked at as the guy who lost congress, but he’s also the guy who didn’t accomplish anything while doing it. Usually one side passes some stuff important to their base and then gets punished eventually for it, but in Ryan’s case he did nothing in exchange for losing.

  129. Trump says:

    Zzzzzzzx

    What’s that, idiot?

    As i said, go f uck yourself and your dog.

  130. PresidentPaul! says:

    “Expect the nuclear option to be deployed late next week and Judge Gorsuch to be corfirmed with all GOP member 4 or 5 Redstate Democrats.”

    They’re too opportunistic for that. I think they will scheme to keep the filibuster if they know it will be nuked.

  131. Bitterlaw says:

    Trump is a lonely teen. Does your mom know you use bad language?

  132. Trump says:

    As usual, no touch with reality.

    Moron.

  133. Trump says:

    I am your sister, idiot.

  134. Bitterlaw says:

    Trump is a sad little teen. No prom date yet?

  135. NYCmike says:

    “T rump”

    Your act is getting to be like the old “#relentless” campaign of last year….just as tiring.

  136. Trump says:

    Boo hoo…it breaks me up.

  137. Trump says:

    The fake lawyer, with no original thought in 15 years, is triggered.

    Good.

  138. Phil says:

    I see nothing worth tuning into tonight. No new real political news, Trump spewing his nightly tirade of profanities…

    Time to turn in.

  139. Cash Cow TM says:

    Walt said he would rather filibuster the ditch than ditch the filibuster.

  140. Cash Cow TM says:

    ditching the filibuster

    It burst the filching diet.
    I ditch blustering thief.
    U seeing dirt filth, bitch?

  141. Bitterlaw says:

    I will be in court this morning. Trump will be looking for a prom date.

  142. Wes says:

    The Legislature is repealing the so-called “bathroom bill” that helped Cooper unseat McCrory. Granted, Cooper is essntially powerless as Republicans dominate both chambers of the Legislature, but I’d still rather have McCrory be Governor.

    Pat McCrory for Governor 2020!

  143. Trump says:

    Enjoy the fake court and screw someone. Meanwhile, I’ll be walking on an Atlantic beach in about 10 mins.

    Later on, a trip through historic Savannah. The one where the hateful fake lawyer thinks Sherman failed.

  144. Bitterlaw says:

    Sherman was awesome. His only flaw was not torching more rebel towns and cities.

    70099

  145. Bitterlaw says:

    Georgia? IP 727 used to post from Georgia.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bW7Op86ox9g&app=desktop

  146. Robbie says:

    This is ridiculous. One tweet over the weekend was fine, but move on! Just as the HFC needs to understand reality, so does Trump. If he permanently pushes the HFC away, that means he has only about 200 House members with whom he can work. Move on and stop Tweeting.

    Donald J. Trump?
    @realDonaldTrump

    The Freedom Caucus will hurt the entire Republican agenda if they don’t get on the team, & fast. We must fight them, & Dems, in 2018!

  147. NYCmike says:

    ” The one where the hateful fake lawyer thinks Sherman failed.”

    -We need that picture that EyePee used to post, of the person with the head up their arse.

    That would be suitable for any person who says that Bitterlaw thinks that Sherman failed.

  148. NYCmike says:

    On the flip side, we need to retire the dun-dun-dunzzzzzzzzzzzzzz link

  149. Barrett says:

    #148 – Dumbest post of the day, and it was only 8:04 when you posted it.

    You really outdid yourself this time!

  150. Bitterlaw says:

    Retire the Dun Dunn Dunnn?

    NO DEAL!

  151. NYCmike says:

    “Flattening yield curve is foreboding. I won’t use the R word. Can you imagine how Trump would react?”

    -Imagine being on Twitter talking to Author about the “yield curve”, and at the same time Author is talking about Mulan, Beauty&TheBeast, and pro wrestling?

    #Relentless

    🙂

  152. EML says:

    From the Decision Desk, an interactive map of the 2016 elections from each of the 175,000+ voter precincts:

    https://decisiondeskhq.com/data-dives/creating-a-national-precinct-map/

  153. EML says:

    My precinct went

    Trump 62%
    Clinton 32%
    Johnson 5%
    Stein 1%

  154. Barrett says:

    Interesting. My precinct went
    Trump: 60%
    Clinton: 34%
    Johnson: 5%
    Stein: 1%

  155. Wes says:

    Bitter’s problem with Lincoln, Sherman, et al is that Southerners still existed after the war. Had the North treated the South as the US treated Japan in Jack London’s short story The Unparalleled Invasion, then Bitterlaw would be infinitely happier with them.

  156. Tina says:

    Yes lets divide the r party.

  157. Tina says:

    If flub still selling guac bowls?

    Useless pos.

  158. Tina says:

    Evelyn Farkas.

    News is breaking about her and the fake russia meme

  159. Tina says:

    Why is ryan not handlinf the hfc? Is he enjoying his tea and biscuits with piglosi?

  160. Tina says:

    Farkas was caught disseminating classified information. She did not work for the gubment at the time.

    Paging Comedy, where are you?

  161. NYCmike says:

    Bitterlaw: “His only flaw was not torching more rebel towns and cities.”

    WES: “Bitter’s problem with Lincoln, Sherman, et al is that Southerners still existed after the war.”

    -Wes,

    Avtually, Bitter already stated what he did not like about Sherman. I’ll go with his statement, as opposed to yours.

  162. chicon says:

    Comey has as much power right now as anyone in Washington. Trump can’t touch him because of the optics of canning him during the “Russia” investigation. If there was anything connecting Trump’s campaign to Russia’s efforts re: the election, I would think he’d have canned Comey on day one and put his own person in there.

  163. Cash Cow TM says:

    DRUDGE

    “Gun falls out of inmate’s ass during jail search…”

    A do not think this was the smoking gun..

  164. Tina says:

    The farkas matter is blowing up. Cbs just asked ryan about it.

    Where she spilled the beans was on the mika joe scarfarce program. I linked to it a few days ago.

    Cth and gp and now others are reporting on it.

  165. Cash Cow TM says:

    if we had a Gen. Sherman today, I do not favor him burning more small towns across America.

    OK if he would stick to the big cities though.

  166. NYCmike says:

    “OK if he would stick to the big cities though.”

    -We usually do a fine job of burning parts of own big cities, THANK YOU very much!

  167. Robbie says:

    Tina says:
    March 30, 2017 at 10:44 am
    Farkas was caught disseminating classified information. She did not work for the gubment at the time.
    Paging Comedy, where are you?

    – Which piece of classified information was she caught disseminating? Farkas is a committed partisan, but the story published by FoxNews doesn’t list any classified information she pushed out. Reince Priebus was certainly circumspect this morning on Hugh Hewitt’s show about what she said and whether she was even in a position to claim what she claimed.

  168. NYCmike says:

    **our own**

  169. Bitterlaw says:

    I know I would never live in the South but others are free to do so. I don’t know why they would but it’s their life, not mine.

  170. Tina says:

    Jebot do your own research.

  171. NYCmike says:

    “If successful, it would be the first filibuster of a Supreme Court nominee since Abe Fortas in 1968 for his elevation to chief justice, and that was a bipartisan filibuster over ethics issues that would later force his resignation from the court.”

    -messy made a comment yesterday about Fortas and Thornberry. I mentioned that there were distinctions from the situation today. This comment helps me point out another one: “bipartisan filibuster”

    Try again, messy.

    Messi is better than “messy”.

  172. Robbie says:

    The precinct level data is very interesting, but so much of the headway we think Republicans have made may have already been overtaken by what is clearly the worst start to a modern presidency we’ve ever seen.

    – Russia investigations
    – Healthcare bill failure
    – Firing of Michael Flynn
    – Illegal vote claims and inaugural crowd size complaints
    – Wiretap tweet that remains foggy

  173. Tina says:

    I was urging my former colleagues, and, and frankly speaking the people on the Hill [Democrat politicians], it was more actually aimed at telling the Hill people, get as much information as you can – get as much intelligence as you can – before President Obama leaves the administration.

    Because I had a fear that somehow that information would disappear with the senior [Obama] people who left; so it would be hidden away in the bureaucracy, um, that the Trump folks – if they found out HOW we knew what we knew about their, the Trump staff, dealing with Russians – that they would try to compromise those sources and methods; meaning we no longer have access to that intelligence.

    So I became very worried because not enough was coming out into the open and I knew that there was more. We have very good intelligence on Russia; so then I had talked to some of my former colleagues and I knew that they were also trying to help get information to [Democrat politicians].

    She is also the siurce in a ny slimes article.

    So piece it all together…

  174. NYCmike says:

    #180 – totally ignores the last year, the polling data, the results, the fact that the person, Trump, is in no way the type of political animal that has ever held the office before.

    95% of the population still don’t know who Michael Flynn is, 98% of the population don’t remember the crowd size complaints or the illegal vote claims, the “failure” to not pass a bill liked by 17% of the public may be a “victory”, and the investigations about Russia and wiretap tweets are so bungled that MOST AMERICANS have ignored them.

  175. Robbie says:

    Tina says:
    March 30, 2017 at 11:05 am
    Jebot do your own research.

    – In other words, Tina troll doesn’t have any evidence, but she stated it as fact anyway.

  176. Tina says:

    Tina says:
    March 30, 2017 at 11:05 am
    Jebot do your own research.

    – In other words, Tina troll doesn’t have any evidence, but she stated it as fact anyway.

    Worried, jebot? You should look at the last line of your previous post.

  177. Tina says:

    Claimed what she claimed.

    Lol, kos talking point.

  178. Robbie says:

    NYCmike says:
    March 30, 2017 at 11:11 am
    #180 – totally ignores the last year, the polling data, the results, the fact that the person, Trump, is in no way the type of political animal that has ever held the office before.
    95% of the population still don’t know who Michael Flynn is, 98% of the population don’t remember the crowd size complaints or the illegal vote claims, the “failure” to not pass a bill liked by 17% of the public may be a “victory”, and the investigations about Russia and wiretap tweets are so bungled that MOST AMERICANS have ignored them.

    – Newsflash, the election is over! What happened in the campaign last year no longer matters.

    Trump may have been a different kind of candidate, but he’s the president now and people are treating him as such.

    The RCP job approval average has him barely above 41%. Does that suggest people have ignored the myriad of issues he has faced? Nope.

  179. NYCmike says:

    “Trump may have been a different kind of candidate, but he’s the president now and people are treating him as such.”

    -Robbie,

    We here at HHR are VERY different from most. They are NOT paying attention.

    The Final Four is on, NBA, NHL playoffs are approaching, the NFL draft and MLB Opening Day are also….new TV shows are debuting, Beauty and the Beast is raking it in!!

    Stop worrying like such a PA housewife!

  180. Robbie says:

    Yeah, I’m really going to be persuaded by a segment on Hannity’s show.

  181. Phil says:

    President of European Union Commission says he will push for exit of Austin, Texas from the United States.

    LOL I support his effort 100%!! Austin is a little piece of California located in the heart of my state that we would gladly like to get rid of.

    Maybe if California exits Austin can hitch itself to that Marxist utopia. Yep, secession of Austin is the absolute wonderful idea. Let’s get the ball rolling!

  182. Robbie says:

    NYCmike says:
    March 30, 2017 at 11:21 am
    “Trump may have been a different kind of candidate, but he’s the president now and people are treating him as such.”
    -Robbie,
    We here at HHR are VERY different from most. They are NOT paying attention.
    The Final Four is on, NBA, NHL playoffs are approaching, the NFL draft and MLB Opening Day are also….new TV shows are debuting, Beauty and the Beast is raking it in!!
    Stop worrying like such a PA housewife!

    – “We here at HHR are VERY different from most.”

    That is an understatement to say the least.

    By the same token, you need to stop ignoring what is right in front of you. Trump hasn’t ended up with a 41% approval in RCP by accident. If people weren’t buying the Russia story or the stupid tweets, his approval average wouldn’t be this low this fast with an improving economy.

  183. Tina says:

    lol, claimed what she claimed.

    Her claims were on the mika joe scarfarce program.

  184. Tina says:

    Farkas and crowdstrike

    Very telling.

  185. NYCmike says:

    “Yeah, I’m really going to be persuaded by a segment on Hannity’s show.”

    -Once again, dogmatic, just like the HFC.

  186. Tina says:

    Gingrich: Why aren’t Clinton ties part of Russia probe? http://ln.is/video.foxnews.com/v/6Vgdi

    Yeah, a legit question, but you know why.

  187. Tina says:

    Four months in and still no full cabinet.

    Wtf, mitchie.

  188. Tina says:

    Time for farkas to lawyah up.

  189. NYCmike says:

    double

  190. NYCmike says:

    CC

  191. chicon says:

    Tina – not sure she imploded…. I don’t think she adequately explained her comment about “how we knew what we knew” about Russia, but I don’t see this as digging herself a deeper hole. Be careful off seeing things you want to see…

  192. chicon says:

    Be careful of, not off.

  193. NYCmike says:

    http://www.msn.com/en-us/money/personalfinance/how-middle-class-and-even-wealthy-american-families-are-sliding-inexorably-into-the-red/ar-BBz1ddv?li=BBmkt5R&ocid=spartandhp

    -Actually know some people like this. One husband(wife’s girlfriend) doesn’t speak to me much anymore, after I laughed about him being “hardpressed to make ends meet”. He takes home at least 5K a week, AFTER taxes (he talks a lot).

    Oh well…..

  194. Sid Farkus says:

    I’m a bra salesman.

  195. chicon says:

    Sid, you have my full support.

  196. Cash Cow TM says:

    tina,

    Thanks for the fricking Farkas link.

    Those of us do not have cable are most appreciative.

    Looks like a nice conspiracy the result of which is that someone should be going to jail.

  197. chicon says:

    I see Robbie is in all his negative glory today. #concerntrollextraordinaire.

  198. Tina says:

    At minimum, it needs to be investigated. There are leakers and the jebot knows that.

    I say she imploded during the last part of the interview. Watch closely her body language.

  199. Tina says:

    Cash, i do not have cabke either. I cut it and save the money for my limoncello and opus collection.

    The clips are online and farkas originated with the scarfarce interview.

  200. chicon says:

    209 – I suspect she’s uncomfortable because she said something stupid in an effort to look cool and to continue being asked to be on the air. That said, her first statement (on Morning Joe) means that she needs to appear before a committee and explain what she meant.

  201. NYCmike says:

    Yikes, didn’t realize how many clips were there….

  202. chicon says:

    Robbie spends days railing against the HFC for being “dishonest brokers” who you cannot trust at all. Says they were the reason the beautiful health bill did not pass. Also says these cretins should be primaried. Now he rails against Trump for suggesting that the HFC is the problem and that he’ll work against them in 2018.

    Pick a lane….

    #concerntrollextraordinaire

  203. Tina says:

    Chicon, i think we are in agreement. Looked intomat minimum. It is clear the jebot wants the investigation to look into the trump russian ties only.

  204. Robbie says:

    Tina says:
    March 30, 2017 at 12:36 pm
    Chicon, i think we are in agreement. Looked intomat minimum. It is clear the jebot wants the investigation to look into the trump russian ties only.

    – Hey, you stupid troll. I have repeatedly said I don’t believe there’s any evidence of collusion.

    Do facts ever matter to you, or do you just run around with your tinfoil hat on saying stupid crap you got off Gateway pundit?

  205. Robbie says:

    Republicans race to prevent Ossoff from winning the GA6 House race.

    http://www.politico.com/story/2017/03/georgia-special-election-tom-price-seat-jon-ossoff-236703

  206. Robbie says:

    chicon says:
    March 30, 2017 at 12:06 pm
    I see Robbie is in all his negative glory today. #concerntrollextraordinaire.

    – I see your here to flack for the HFC.

  207. Robbie says:

    NYCmike says:
    March 30, 2017 at 11:29 am
    “Yeah, I’m really going to be persuaded by a segment on Hannity’s show.”
    -Once again, dogmatic, just like the HFC

    – Hannity is a clown. He’s FoxNews’ version of Rachel Maddow.

  208. Tina says:

    Farkas was concerned about a cover up. But she did not know nuttin, and she was out of gubmnent.

    Comedy is bound to clear her.

  209. Tina says:

    The jebot is spinning. Please go back to kos and report what is being said here.

    Farkas is now twitter trending.

    Thank you mika joe scarfarce.

  210. Tina says:

    Btw, i did not know that nbc could have couples together on a show, and no conflict of interest.

  211. chicon says:

    And Robbie is HHR’s version of Rachel.

  212. Robbie says:

    Tina says:
    March 30, 2017 at 11:32 am
    Four months in and still no full cabinet.
    Wtf, mitchie.

    Hey Tina Troll, Trump needs to actually nominate people in order for them to be voted on by the Senate. Trump has yet to nominate 492 of the 553 key positions. But yeah, let’s blame it all on the guy who’s going to get Neil Gorsuch on the Supreme Court.

    http://www.nationalreview.com/article/446201/donald-trump-administration-key-government-positions-still-unfilled

  213. Tina says:

    Larry Schweikart? @LarrySchweikart

    Ultimate winners in “Russia” nonsense:
    Trump
    Judge Napolitano
    Breitbart
    Nunes
    Us

    Losers:
    Dems
    Schifty
    Cankles
    McTurd
    Grahamnesty
    Fake news

    Add the never trumpeters

  214. chicon says:

    218 – I’ve made posts recently suggesting that each party to the health care debacle has a share of the blame. I’ve even posted and article blaming the HFC (with a nod your direction). You’ve had 876 posts blaming the HFC. And I’m the flack…..

  215. Robbie says:

    chicon says:
    March 30, 2017 at 12:18 pm
    Robbie spends days railing against the HFC for being “dishonest brokers” who you cannot trust at all. Says they were the reason the beautiful health bill did not pass. Also says these cretins should be primaried. Now he rails against Trump for suggesting that the HFC is the problem and that he’ll work against them in 2018.
    Pick a lane….
    #concerntrollextraordinaire

    – As is the case with “real conservatives”, you’re all over the place. The HFC deserved criticism for scuttling passage of the healthcare deal. In fact, lots of it. But now it’s time to move on to other things and Trump is not doing anything to bring them along by continuing to scold them. He’ll need their votes for tax reform.

  216. Tina says:

    Uh, the cabinet does not consist of Gorsuch

    The Cabinet includes the Vice President and the heads of 15 executive departments, listed By succession

    At this moment, labor is still out.

    4 months is too long, since we control the senate, at least in theory.

  217. Tina says:

    Hhr, needs a better troll than the paper plane crasher in mommas basement.

  218. Robbie says:

    chicon says:
    March 30, 2017 at 12:55 pm
    And Robbie is HHR’s version of Rachel.

    – And your sudden re-emergence to defend the HFC just they scuttled the healthcare bill is some interesting timing.

  219. Tina says:

    Who cares about the hfc, other than a concern troll.

  220. chicon says:

    225 -way too early for winners and losers…

    That said, Robbie’s lists would be the same, but he would simply switch the “winners” and “losers” headers….

  221. Tina says:

    Ryano and trump made mistakes, perhaps even more mistakes than the hfc.

    Repeal then replace. Not repeal and replace.

    I predicted that the republicrats would fail on repealing it, and they did.

  222. Tina says:

    Chicon, the whole isue is whether there are any trump ties to russia, and so far there are none, if reports are accurate.

    They need to investigate hillary, bj, ukraine, podesta, and the leakers, such as farkas

  223. Tina says:

    And one cannot govern if the base is fighting each other. Just saying.

    I do not mind fighting drats and never trumpers, and jebotss because well they sre against us.

  224. Robbie says:

    We should all feel for Tina Troll. Anyone who gets her news from Gateway Pundit, John Nolte, and Conservative Treehouse deserves our pity. And now she’s gone back to reposting Larry Schweikart. Geesh.

    For those who don’t know who Larry Schweikart is, he was a HHR hero in the last weeks leading up to the 2012 election. Why? He claimed to have done a deep dive into early voting patterns in OH and concluded Romney would win the state easily.

    Now, he’s apparently still posting from the memory care wing of a nursing home.

  225. chicon says:

    Right, Robbie, all your rants that railed against the HFC were limited to the present case of the health care bill.

  226. Robbie says:

    Tina says:
    March 30, 2017 at 1:03 pm
    Who cares about the hfc, other than a concern troll.

    – Trump, apparently. Haven’t you read his Twitter feed today?

  227. Robbie says:

    chicon says:
    March 30, 2017 at 1:03 pm
    225 -way too early for winners and losers…
    That said, Robbie’s lists would be the same, but he would simply switch the “winners” and “losers” headers….

    My list of winners would be the cable news channels because their ratings are up and that’s about it. No one has looked good on either side for a long time.

  228. Tina says:

    And the jebots and drats have looked really bad.

  229. Robbie says:

    chicon says:
    March 30, 2017 at 1:08 pm
    Right, Robbie, all your rants that railed against the HFC were limited to the present case of the health care bill.

    – As NYCMike, Jason, Bitterlaw, and the other regulars know, I have criticized the hard right, whether they be boob Senate primary challengers or the HFC, for years and years. I was here attacking Palin for her stupidity in late 2010 and 2011. She is fore runner of the Tea Party and the hard right movement that spanned the HFC.

  230. NYCmike says:

    “He’s FoxNews’ version of Rachel Maddow.”

    -So, what’s your point?

    I don’t dismiss a report from someone just because of who they are. I’ll dismiss it AFTER I see other facts which show their report to be incorrect.

  231. chicon says:

    Katie Walsh (Reince loyalist) leaving the White House.

  232. NYCmike says:

    Robbie,

    Your name-calling is showing your lack of confidence in what you say. You are basing your opinions on emotion, like Author and “CG”.

  233. Tina says:

    The leakers need tombe exposed and the never trumpers, drat, jebots that pushed the russia trump story need to be defeated.

  234. Tina says:

    Napolitano of fox still sells his source stands by the story. Fwiw.

  235. Trump says:

    Jeb coc-sucker Robbie,

    Why don’t you opine on the 17 percent support for the ryancare bill?

    Retrd’s keeps talking about HFC, which realistically is the best thing that happened to the idiot Paul Ryan. Saved his job for the moment.

  236. jason says:

    Breaking news…

    According to several reliable sources Andrew Lincoln dropped a bombshell in an interview and revealed Rick Grimes will be alive for season 8, meaning he will not die in the upcoming war with the Saviors.

  237. Tina says:

    Hush is talking about Farkas.

  238. Robbie says:

    Not sure Wes is going to agree with this move. Not surprisingly, multiple race losing candidate and Erick Erickson favorite, Karen Handrel, is involved in potentially booting away a safe seat.

    Kyle Kondik? @kkondik 16m
    16 minutes ago

    1. House ratings change: GA-6 special goes all the way from Likely R to Toss-up. Let me explain reasoning (thread)

  239. chicon says:

    241 – exactly the point. You’re a one-trick pony on that topic, often focusing on the “dishonesty” of the “hard right”. Several days ago I suggested Trump needed to find a way to deal with the HFC because he had no choice. You suggested working with the dems. Now Trump follows your advice, and you’re still concerned. Shocker.

  240. Tina says:

    Omg, now farkas is linked to a vox article on 2/16/17

    We have a code red here.

  241. Trump says:

    So Fox News backed away from their suspension of napolitano.

    What a surprise! Maybe they can fire shep smith, who doesn’t seem to have Andy clue about anything.

  242. chicon says:

    244 – exactly correct. Emotionally driven.

  243. Robbie says:

    NYCmike says:
    March 30, 2017 at 1:15 pm
    Robbie,
    Your name-calling is showing your lack of confidence in what you say. You are basing your opinions on emotion, like Author and “CG”.

    – I don’t respect Tina and haven’t for a long time. She’s a Gateway Pundit troll. You’ll have to just deal with that, but I’ll note I haven’t seen you criticize her for her name calling.

  244. Robbie says:

    Tina says:
    March 30, 2017 at 1:16 pm
    Napolitano of fox still sells his source stands by the story. Fwiw.

    – Why would conspiracy theorist Larry Johnson back off his conspiracy theory?

  245. Trump says:

    Retarded monkey Robbie, what do you say about the 17 percent support for the Ryan bill?

    I know you can peddle shi$,

  246. jason says:

    Looks like Wobbie is taking Napolitano’s return to Fox pretty hard.

    I guess when he breathlessly rushed here to announce Napolitano had been suspended he didn’t think he was coming back.

    AND Napolitano is sticking to his story, that must really drive Wobbie nuts.

  247. Trump says:

    As-wipe, 17 percent support.

    Suck on hfc’s nuts, retard.

  248. Tina says:

    oh, petty kindergartener. Cry me a river.

  249. chicon says:

    253 – I’m not opposed to Shep slanting his show to the liberal side – in fact, I think that would be a useful addition to the opinion block of Fox shows. But Shep talks a lot about how he’s part of the “News” side of the organization – he’s a hypocrite.

  250. Tina says:

    If fox had found errors with his reporting, he would have been suspended longer, or never aired again.

    All i ask for is an all inclusive investigation, leakers, trolls, her thighness, etc.

  251. Robbie says:

    chicon says:
    March 30, 2017 at 1:18 pm
    241 – exactly the point. You’re a one-trick pony on that topic, often focusing on the “dishonesty” of the “hard right”. Several days ago I suggested Trump needed to find a way to deal with the HFC because he had no choice. You suggested working with the dems. Now Trump follows your advice, and you’re still concerned. Shocker

    – And you’ve been a one-trick pony since your sudden re-emergence last week to defend the HFC at all costs.

  252. chicon says:

    258 – everything drives Robbie nuts.

  253. Trump says:

    Ryan the Braveheart pulled the 17 percent support bil to save his precious moderates from going on record.

    Not to hide the HFC, which was public ally against the bill.

  254. Tina says:

    253 shep lied and he is still on air. Months ago, he claimed that there were ties. He is a reporter.

    Smith is protected by faux new mgmt.

  255. chicon says:

    263 – you have a bit of selective reading going on, even in the past hour’s posts. Not surprising, for an emotion-based poster.

  256. Trump says:

    Remember the root cause of the retard monkey Robbie’s insanity.

  257. Robbie says:

    jason says:
    March 30, 2017 at 1:22 pm
    Looks like Wobbie is taking Napolitano’s return to Fox pretty hard.
    I guess when he breathlessly rushed here to announce Napolitano had been suspended he didn’t think he was coming back.
    AND Napolitano is sticking to his story, that must really drive Wobbie nuts.

    – Do you believe his Larry Johnson inspired claim that British Intelligence spied on Trump for Obama?

  258. Tina says:

    And you can blast cth all you want, but they, through their investigation, proved that the hands up dont shoot fergustan story was false, a year ahead of time.

  259. Robbie says:

    chicon says:
    March 30, 2017 at 1:25 pm
    258 – everything drives Robbie nuts.

    – Not everything. Just deadenders defending deadender candidates and causes.

  260. Trump says:

    Nobody can be as consistently flummoxed and wrong as the Jeb coc-sucker without chemical imbalance caused by too much swallowing.

  261. Tina says:

    – I don’t respect Tina and haven’t for a long time. She’s a Gateway Pundit troll. You’ll have to just deal with that, but I’ll note I haven’t seen you criticize her for her name calling.

    I am really hurt, i say.

  262. jason says:

    I have heard the expression sh-t a brick, but apparently you can sh-t a gun…

    “It’s not yet clear whether the owner wants it back, but Limestone County authorities recovered a stolen gun when it fell from an inmate’s body cavity during a search at the jail.

    Jesse O’Neal Roberts, 23, of Elkmont, was being booked into the Limestone County Jail on a misdemeanor charge of public intoxication when the weapon fell from his body, said sheriff’s spokesman Stephen Young.

    “I immediately considered that he defecated on himself before noticing a familiar shape in the form of a pistol in his boxers,” a corrections officer said in a report.

  263. Trump says:

    The feta monkey calling anyone a deadender is the height of irony.

  264. Tina says:

    i say there are growing connections that the obumbler kept tabs on trump and the administration since the r convention in the summer of 2016.

    Call it surveillance or wiretapping, or whatever.

    Totally illegal conduct and unprecedented.

  265. Trump says:

    17 percent support, retarded as-wipe Robbie.

    Care to discuss?

  266. Tina says:

    Senator John McCain said Thursday he is talking to Democrats in hopes of reaching a “long-term” deal to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court while saving the minority party’s ability to block future high court

    Keep mcamnesty away. Any deal will blow up.

    Let him go meet with al qaeda again in syria.

  267. chicon says:

    Meanwhile, about North Korea…

    http://www.realclearpolitics.com/2017/03/29/how_north_korea_could_kill_90_percent_of_americans_406361.html

    When Donald meets the Chinese big wig for golf, might be a good idea to let him know that any use of WMD by North Korea against USA or it allies, will be considered an attack by China, with a commensurate response. Gotta get China serious about getting rid of the fat kid.

  268. Tina says:

    The president of the media and wannabe drat is talking to actual drats equals conservatives screwed.

  269. Tina says:

    CNN Lies & Is Hitler? @NolteNC
    Fun watching the MSM try to keep the dying Russia story alive as try to wish away real scandal of Obama’s illegal spying.

    Yup, so true.

  270. chicon says:

    NYT – two White House officials helped provide Nunes with surveillance reports. Also Reince’s deputy leaving the White House. Bad optics.

  271. jason says:

    I am not a Napolitano fan. He seems like somewhat of a blowhard to me and some of his legal opinions are dubious at best.

    But Wobbie troll has no idea who his sources are yet he is ready to dismiss them outright. He has no idea what Trump based his wiretapping claims on but believes blindly the MSM narrative that he got it from “Breibart”, when there is plenty of evidence it could have been many other sources.

    Wobbie is a classic hypocrite. He believes all the conspiracy MSM stories on Trump, but attacks all the alleged conspiracy theories by Trump.

  272. Tina says:

    The staff person could be a leaker.

    I think he needs to beef up his staff people. I like reince, but he may not be cutting it. Seems a lot like sununu, iineefective at best.

  273. Bitterlaw says:

    Jason – Maggie is the least pregnant looking pregnant woman I have seen. How far along is she supposed to be?

  274. Tina says:

    Farkas, like jebot, is concerned.

  275. Cash Cow TM says:

    Bitter,

    As you directed at the summit in Philly with Walt a little while ago, I am planning the draft seating chart for the annual HHR fall prom.

    Is it OK to seat tina, Trump (poster), Robbie and chicon at the same table?

    Or should I put Trump (poster) and Robbie at a separate table with ProudObamaCon?

  276. Tina says:

    Just heard Pelosi at her press conference. She was asked out right if she thinks there was any validity to Nunes’s claims. She called the the question a double negative or even a triple negative, then refused to answer the question. Hmmm

    Lol, she is confused.

  277. Tina says:

    Insit alone. I have vody guards and have a nice sword collection, just saying.

  278. Walt says:

    WHEW!

    Sweating like a pig!

    Sawed down a 25 foot curly willow tree in the side yard. Took it down in sections. Did it all with a camp saw and prunners. It would take me about 4 hours to get the chainsaw working…

    Cow was of no help.
    Make the excuse she had to work on some sort of seating chart…

  279. Tina says:

    Has Schiff for brains read the reports that nunes obtained?

    We all know why he has not.

  280. chicon says:

    Cow, I’d be happy to sit with Robbie at the prom, but a dance is out of the question. I’d also be happy to fly on his plane (a worry wart makes for an excellent pilot).

    I’d be concerned about putting poster Trump with Robbie.

  281. jason says:

    I agree the HFC is composed of a bunch of deadender morons.

    That is why I wanted Ryan to hold the vote so we could see just who the protectors of Obamacare really were. I am sorry he pulled it with Trump’s blessing.

    I hope Trump does campaign against them and we can get rid of some of them.

    I am not impressed with the “17%” number, after the campaign by both the deadenders and the moonbats to save Obamacare. Obama had no qualms about pushing Obamacare through when it had 30% approval.

    In the end the deadenders got what they wanted, headlines, and the country got what it deserved, Obamacare.

    Time to move on.

  282. Tina says:

    Top Dem on Ways/Means Neal says he is “deeply disappointed” Ryan said he “doesn’t want President Trump to work w/ Democrats” on health care

    Wtf is ryan doing? He is much to blame for the hc debacle as others

  283. chicon says:

    Let’s assume, for purpose of argument (assuming arguendo, for Bitter), that Trump used someone in the White House to get surveillance info to Nunes. Isn’t this what the press and the left asked for – to back up evidence of his tweet about surveillance?

  284. jason says:

    Bitterlaw says:
    March 30, 2017 at 1:47 pm

    Jason – Maggie is the least pregnant looking pregnant woman I have seen. How far along is she supposed to be?”

    Right… how long has Glenn been dead, assuming he was alive before she got pregnant.

  285. NYCmike says:

    Robbie,

    Tina makes up names for everyone, like “paper airplane…” etc as a matter of course.

    When you start a comment like this “– Hey, you stupid troll…..” it shows that you are getting over-emotional about a difference of opinion, and you are clearly not handling it very well.

  286. jason says:

    Wobbie, who is Tina trolling for?

  287. chicon says:

    Where’s the sock? Did Vito announce a departure?

  288. jason says:

    If Tina is a troll, NYC is a genius.

  289. Walt says:

    Ann Coulter

    “I’m perfectly healthy, but I’d like to buy health insurance for heart disease, broken bones, cancer, and everything else that a normal person would ever need, but no more.

    INSURANCE COMPANY: That will be $700 a month, the deductible is $35,000, no decent hospital will take it, and you have to pay for doctor’s visits yourself. But your plan covers shrinks, infertility treatments, sex change operations, autism spectrum disorder treatment, drug rehab and 67 other things you will never need.”

    http://www.breitbart.com/big-journalism/2017/03/29/ann-coulter-health-care-plan-simple-even-republican-can-understand/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social

  290. Bitterlaw says:

    Glenn knew she was pregnant when he was killed. They were taking her to the doctor at Hilltop when they were captured.

    Maggie is the second most annoying pregnant person these days. The giraffe at the zoo in New York is first. When is she having the baby? I watch that giraffe came every day.

  291. Cash Cow TM says:

    chic-on,

    Walt says you were not on the prom seating committee.

  292. Cash Cow TM says:

    Maybe when she has her baby,
    the dingo will eat the baby.

  293. Cash Cow TM says:

    The deal I brokered in NC went through…

    DRUDGE

    “NCarolina lawmakers vote to repeal trans bathroom law…”

  294. chicon says:

    303 – understood, Cow, just presenting my opinion to the seating wizard.

  295. chicon says:

    HFC v. Trump, battle of the bullies….

  296. jason says:

    Not the first time Mr. Vito is AWOL

  297. jason says:

    He needs those kind of drawers you can unlock from the inside…

  298. chicon says:

    Maybe he’s stuck in a dryer…

  299. chicon says:

    Interesting timing on the release of the NYT piece on Nunes’ sources….right around the time the daily briefing is supposed to begin.

  300. NYCmike says:

    “Maybe he’s stuck in a dryer…”

    -Maybe O’Reilly became “THE Spin Zone” and Vito can’t stop watching?

  301. NYCmike says:

    “Not the first time Mr. Vito is AWOL”

    -A WOoL? I thought he was a cotton blend?

  302. NYCmike says:

    “He needs those kind of drawers you can unlock from the inside…”

    -Like the ones my wife wears?

  303. Tina says:

    #Spiceman report indicates WH invited Gang of 8 to come on up to their SCIF and do their jobs.
    look at the pretty PDBs alice

  304. NYCmike says:

    Cash Cow TM says:
    March 30, 2017 at 2:05 pm

    Maybe when she has her baby,
    the dingo will eat the baby.

    -I am trying to envision a small-town Cow watching a BIG City show like Seinfeld…..

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghCTZF61ey0

  305. NYCmike says:

    “#Spiceman report indicates WH invited Gang of 8 to come on up to their SCIF and do their jobs.
    look at the pretty PDBs alice”

    -Que?

  306. Robbie says:

    jason says:
    March 30, 2017 at 1:44 pm
    I am not a Napolitano fan. He seems like somewhat of a blowhard to me and some of his legal opinions are dubious at best.
    But Wobbie troll has no idea who his sources are yet he is ready to dismiss them outright. He has no idea what Trump based his wiretapping claims on but believes blindly the MSM narrative that he got it from “Breibart”, when there is plenty of evidence it could have been many other sources.
    Wobbie is a classic hypocrite. He believes all the conspiracy MSM stories on Trump, but attacks all the alleged conspiracy theories by Trump.

    – Napolitano said Larry Johnson was his source and encouraged news agencies looking into his dubious claims about British spying to contact Larry Johnson. So, yes, we do know who one of Napolitano’s sources was.

    As for the claim I’m a hypocrite who believes all of the MSM stories about Trump, then why have I repeatedly said I do not believe there was any collusion between Trump’s campaign and Russia? Just to throw you off the scent?

  307. chicon says:

    Mike – I think Tina was saying that the Gang of 8 legislative leaders has been invited to the White House to look at some classified material relating to the Russia/Trump surveillance matter. I assume PDB is the presidential daily briefing; but I’m not sure why Tina is referring to that, other than to suggest that they’ll be seeing stuff contained in PDB’s.

  308. Robbie says:

    NYCmike says:
    March 30, 2017 at 1:58 pm
    Robbie,
    Tina makes up names for everyone, like “paper airplane…” etc as a matter of course.
    When you start a comment like this “– Hey, you stupid troll…..” it shows that you are getting over-emotional about a difference of opinion, and you are clearly not handling it very well.

    – Sorry. When she consistently lies about the positions I hold, I will call her what I choose.

    If you want to draw a distinction between her name calling and mine, go right ahead. That’s your prerogative.

  309. chicon says:

    Schiff to hold a news conference in a few minutes, probably to complain about Nunes having press conferences…

  310. Tina says:

    Nunes and schiff for brains have access to the information. The way it is compartimalized, it must be viewed at the wh. Sop. Nunes has seen it but cannot share it with others. Schiff for brains refuses to view it.

  311. Robbie says:

    jason says:
    March 30, 2017 at 2:00 pm
    Wobbie, who is Tina trolling for?

    – She posts ridiculous stories and opinions from Gateway Pundit, Conservative Treehouse, John Nolte, Larry Schweikert, and other whacked out places we all know is garbage. When you consistently posts stuff that we might otherwise get from Bunu, that’s trolling.

  312. NYCmike says:

    “That’s your prerogative.”

    -That’s right, and don’t you forget it!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfzy4Kk-8b0

  313. chicon says:

    Robbie – on another subject…. Did you see the situation in Albuquerque where the First Officer had a massive grabber on final approach (two miles out)? Scary stuff, but the pilot handled the landing. The First Officer died.

  314. NYCmike says:

    “massive grabber”

    -Does this mean heart attack, or does it mean Trump is back to his 2005 ways?

  315. chicon says:

    Should’ve been clearer, Mike. Myocardial infarction, not crotch grabbing.

  316. Tina says:

    Kos troll is triggered.

  317. chicon says:

    Rep Chris Collins, (R-NY) says moderate GOP members will “never” meet with HFC and health care is
    “dead”. Is Collins in HFC or a “moderate”?

  318. Robbie says:

    Tina says:
    March 30, 2017 at 3:40 pm
    Kos troll is triggered.

    – And I need to write to trigger you is “Sopan Deb”.

  319. Robbie says:

    chicon says:
    March 30, 2017 at 3:40 pm
    Rep Chris Collins, (R-NY) says moderate GOP members will “never” meet with HFC and health care is
    “dead”. Is Collins in HFC or a “moderate”?

    – He’s neither a hard right guy nor a moderate. He was Trump’s first supporter in Congress and acts as a go-between with Trump and the House.

  320. chicon says:

    333 – In Wikipedia he’s not listed as a member of the HFC, but is a member of the Republican Study Committee.

  321. Tina says:

    Fake news

    Staff shakeup at wh

    One oerson leaves.

    That is not a staff shake up.

  322. Tina says:

    Russia could have hampered Marco Rubio’s presidential candidacy, expert says at Senate hearing

    Lol

  323. chicon says:

    335 – agree it is an exaggeration, but someone leaving the job of deputy chief of staff three months into the Administration (allegedly for a better job) is rare, and smells a bit.

  324. Tina says:

    LIMBAUGH: “#EvelynFarkas Let the Cat out of the Bag” https://youtu.be/cC0lnMY_eV0 via @YouTube

    Even Hush gets it

  325. Robbie says:

    chicon says:
    March 30, 2017 at 3:34 pm
    Robbie – on another subject…. Did you see the situation in Albuquerque where the First Officer had a massive grabber on final approach (two miles out)? Scary stuff, but the pilot handled the landing. The First Officer died.

    – Yes, I did. It was a tragic story, but everyone should know that it doesn’t take two pilots to land an airliner. In two-man flight crews, the division of tasks is straightforward. One pilot flies the aircraft and controls autopilot inputs when it’s in use while the other is deemed the “pilot monitoring”.

    The pilot monitoring handles all radio communications with ATC and company dispatch and also performs tasks commanded by the pilot flying such as raising or lowering the gear, extending or retracting the flaps, and providing performance data on takeoff or landing such as Vr, V1, V2, Vapp, and Vref.

    Anyone who learns to fly in a Cessna or Piper airplane is required to perform all of the tasks I mentioned on his/her own. Being asked to do it in an emergency in a airliner is certainly not common because death at the control is not common, but it’s certainly not an impossible or even a difficult task. In fact, we could all get our aircraft from one place to another without the other pilot, but complex airlines are certified for two pilot operations.

    Now a days, we’re even strongly encouraged to use the autopilot as much as possible because it provides more safety. Instead of one person devoting all attention to flying and the other to monitoring, the autopilot allows both pilots to monitor and that makes for safer operation.

  326. Tina says:

    Firm Hired By DNC & Relied On By FBI To Prove Russia Hacking Forced To Withdraw Anti-Russian Report

    This is crowdstrike.

  327. Tina says:

    In letter to House Intel leaders, White House counsel Don McGahn said he’ll help
    make documents available for committee leaders’ inspection.

  328. Tina says:

    http://time.com/4719341/mike-pence-planned-parenthood-federal-funding/?xid=time_socialflow_twitter

    Pence casts deciding vote on this. The Maine chicklet and the alaskan porker went against.

  329. Tina says:

    Schiff says he got letter from WH to go look at material Nunes saw. Happy to review material. Could go as early as tomorrow.

    Schiff for brains needed no such ketter.

  330. chicon says:

    339 – I’ve read that there is concern (probably from older pilots) that the reliance on autopilot, etc., has eroded the ability of pilots to respond well in emergencies; that autopilot can suddenly say “we have a bad situation here, you take over.” Is that your experience?

    And is it true that you recently flew into a thunderstorm, opened the window, and tossed out a certain sock named Vito?

  331. Tina says:

    Nyntimes story blown up

    Don McGahn’s letter says the docs were discovered by National Security Council staff “in the ordinary course of business.”

  332. Tina says:

    Joe manchun first d to come out for gorsuch.

  333. Robbie says:

    chicon says:
    March 30, 2017 at 4:23 pm
    339 – I’ve read that there is concern (probably from older pilots) that the reliance on autopilot, etc., has eroded the ability of pilots to respond well in emergencies; that autopilot can suddenly say “we have a bad situation here, you take over.” Is that your experience?
    And is it true that you recently flew into a thunderstorm, opened the window, and tossed out a certain sock named Vito?

    – My view is concerns about the use of the autopilot dulling the hand flying abilities of pilots is more of an issue for long haul aircraft. In other words, if you’re a pilot on a 777, one trip from Chicago to London and back to Chicago produces 15 hours of flying but just one takeoff and landing for the captain and first officer. Whereas aircraft like a 737 or smaller regional jets can make 5 or six takeoffs and landings in a day.

    As for Mr. Vito, I flushed him down the toilet in the first class lavatory and he got spit out with a blue tinge.

  334. Tina says:

    Looks like pence broke a second tie vote today on abortion funding.

    Same suspects, maine chicklet and the alaskan porker.

  335. chicon says:

    That is harsh treatment of Vito. At least it was the first class crapper.

  336. Tina says:

    It is the third deciding vote pence has casted.

  337. Tina says:

    LISTEN | McCaskill tells Dem donors that blocking Gorsuch could have disastrous results

    Lol

  338. Tina says:

    Intel Cmte Chair Burr says US has “done nothing to Russia when they’ve made aggressive moves”

    Burr you are wasting a lot of taxpayer money holding these hearings since those are policy decisions, which had no impact on the 2016 election.

  339. Tina says:

    As Sen Pres., @VP casts tie-breaking vote on bill to rollback Obama rule protecting grants to family planning groups that perform abortions.

    Pence is busy busy.

  340. Tina says:

    Senate Intel Cmte Chair Burr says combating Russian meddling w/other world elex upcoming “is going to require a global response”

    Lol, he is on something.

  341. chicon says:

    We’ve often heard lately that Russia was trying to influence the election, to try to elect their preferred candidate through a misinformation campaign. We’re told this is like an act of war. If so, what is it when we do the same thing to other countries? Recently, Obama did the same thing to Bibi in Isreal. Not to pick on only Obama, this type of thing is as old as dirt (perhaps not as old as Walt). So, what’s the big deal?

  342. Robbie says:

    Amanda Carpenter?
    @amandacarpenter

    Can we all take a moment to reflect upon the fact this entire Nunes mess was caused by ppl trying to prove a wild Trunp tweet true?

  343. Barrett says:

    #355 – In the grand scheme of things, it’s no big deal. Countries play other countries like chess pieces.

    The only part that should be of any concern is cyber security. In a general sense, we need to be ahead of the game in this field, and I hope we are.

    I honestly believe that the DNC was hacked by a Russian-sponsored entity, but to be completely fair, the DNC was warned by the FBI and the CIA multiple times in 2015 that they needed to buff up their security against such attacks.

    Is a misinformation campaign fair game? Seems so.

    Should we slack on cybersecurity like the DNC did? No way.

  344. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    Trump going after the Freedom Caucus: “The Freedom Caucus will hurt the entire Republican agenda if they don’t get on the team, & fast. We must fight them, & Dems, in 2018!” he wrote on Twitter Thursday morning.

    Will a Freedom Caucus members survive a primary challenge if Trump personally campaigns for the challenger? My hunch is a lot of them are toast.

  345. chicon says:

    357 – well said, Barrett, all of it.

  346. chicon says:

    358 – probably some would be hurt, but some of them are pretty safe. Also, there’s a lot of time yet to affect that calculus.

  347. Tina says:

    Fbi never did any proper investigation intomthe dnc hack. They accepted crowdsource acct, which they niw have changed.

  348. Trump says:

    No, HFC members are not toast.

    The ryancare bill has 17 percent support. Which means, nobody, including trump supporters, likes the bill.

    Trump gets support when he espouses people’s priorities.

    Nobody is espousing ryancare.

    People are not stupid. If they were, $1 Ben in Hillary ads would have swayed the,.

  349. Tina says:

    There are rumours that the asst chief of staff was let go because she leaked the names of the two nsa persons to haggertroll of the slimes.

  350. Robbie says:

    Trump just went after Mark Meadows, Jim Jordan, and Raul Labrador on Twitter. I understand the desire, but this is a waste of time. The HFC leadership is unshamable. This will only harden their positions.

  351. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    363. Trump is going after the HFC. You can disagree with him, but I suggest you stop misusing his name as your screen name if you do.

  352. Tina says:

    Reports that progess is being made in the house on the health care bill. Seems like incimoetent ryan was pushed aside.

    We shall see if the latest version is better than the one that went down.

  353. Robbie says:

    There seems to be a coordinated effort to hit the HFC today. Politico had a story by Rachel Bade this morning about second guessing by some in the Freedom Caucus, there was a tough op-ed in the WSJ today, Rove attacked them in the WSJ today, there was a story from Ken Buck supporting the ACHA, and there were also the tweets from Trump. Hard to conclude this was all coincidence.

    Donald J. Trump?
    @realDonaldTrump

    If @RepMarkMeadows, @Jim_Jordan and @Raul_Labrador would get on board we would have both great healthcare and massive tax cuts & reform.

    This tweet from Trump also makes the point the failure of Obamacare repeal will affect how large and substantive tax reform will be.

  354. Tina says:

    Ken buck is hfc, but he supports trump on the healthcare bill. There are too many factions at work here.

  355. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    “The HFC leadership is unshamable. This will only harden their positions.”

    Trump appears not wanting to negotiate with them, but instead make them unemployed. The fractiousness among House Republicans has made the group unmanageable. As a business executive, Trump is not going to stand idly by and be in effect blackmailed by them on his policy initiatives. Instead he is going to take them head on in next year’s election — just has he took on the Republican establishment last year.

  356. chicon says:

    370 – lotta factions, but all they need is one faction of 216, and then another one in the Senate. Tough sledding, but the alternative (nothing) is not good.

  357. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    370. “There are too many factions at work here.”

    There will be less factions after the 2018 election.

  358. chicon says:

    371 – I think this focus on the HFC is Trump’s way of negotiating with them. If the threat feels real to the target (the HFC member) it may change behavior. If they come to the table, Trump will give them something they can use to declare a victory.

  359. Robbie says:

    Republicans are on a trajectory toward losing the House in 2018. There’s plenty of time to change that, but no one is doing anything to make that happen. Not Trump and certainly not the HFC.

    My guess is the Trump tweets are meant to break the HFC into pieces. He doesn’t care whether the “real conservatives” like Meadows or Jordon vote for anything. he wants peel away the ones who are becoming more and more uncomfortable with the direction of the HFC.

  360. Tina says:

    A powerful and competent speaker woukd remedy a lot of this. Sadly, we do not have this in ryan

  361. chicon says:

    375 – Trump’s tweets, imo, are designed to turn up the heat on the HFC. He tried being nice to them in the run-up to last week, now he’s trying heat. Just saw Jordan on FNC, and he looked like he was backpedaling to me.

  362. Tina says:

    The senate wilk be worse with the evil 4 or 5.

  363. Tina says:

    He is doing the good cop bad cop. Highlight the issue, everybody talks about it, and something happens.

    Look hiw he nuked the never trump, mcamnesty, goober, jebot,, drat russia meme,

    Look how everybody is talking about wiretapping.

  364. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    375. “Republicans are on a trajectory toward losing the House in 2018.”

    You always predict doom and gloom for the Republicans, and it never happens.

    Do think you assumption of what Trump is up to has merit. He will peel some away, and oppose the re-election of the hard core intransigents.

    A problem, however, is Ryan. When he saw there were not enough votes, he should have had a motion passed that expressed an intent to repeal Obamacare, and delayed the vote on a specific plan until the future.

  365. chicon says:

    If it gets to the Senate, the Red State dems are gonna be in a serious vise.

  366. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    379. If you will not bite, no one cares when you bark.

  367. Robbie says:

    SanDiegoCitizen says:
    March 30, 2017 at 6:11 pm
    375. “Republicans are on a trajectory toward losing the House in 2018.”
    You always predict doom and gloom for the Republicans, and it never happens.
    Do think you assumption of what Trump is up to has merit. He will peel some away, and oppose the re-election of the hard core intransigents.
    A problem, however, is Ryan. When he saw there were not enough votes, he should have had a motion passed that expressed an intent to repeal Obamacare, and delayed the vote on a specific plan until the future.

    – I was clearly wrong in 2016, but I’ll put my predictions about every other up against anyone else here.

    As far as 2018, Trump’s approval is around 41%, Trump’s first legislative goal failed, this dumb Russia story goes on and on, and Republicans in the House are bickering.

    Again, there’s plenty of time to change things, but no one seems to be doing much.

  368. Robbie says:

    San Diego

    Yes, I do think Trump can peel away some HFC members, but I don’t like him using Twitter as a weapon against his own party.

  369. NYCmike says:

    “375. “Republicans are on a trajectory toward losing the House in 2018.””

    -Here we go again with Robbie.

    Trump is going after them, BUT at the same time conflating issues like tax cuts and other stuff, making it more likely they can find areas of compromise. Such as get even more tax cuts that the HFC would want, while giving up some healthcare issues.

    I remain optimistic, even in Ryan’s ability to craft good legislation (but NOT to be the leader).

  370. NYCmike says:

    “– I was clearly wrong in 2016”

    -YET, no lesson was learned.

  371. Tina says:

    Clearly wrong.

    Even a blund person could see that and younare still wrong in 2017.

  372. chicon says:

    384 – here you say that you don’t like him using Twitter (I think you posted the other day approving of this particular use…) against his own party. In the post right above that, you say the R’s are in big trouble in 2018 because no one is doing much. Given your view of the HFC as dishonest brokers and immovable, how would you suggest Trump get something done, especially if you don’t want him to use public pressure?

  373. Robbie says:

    NYCmike says:
    March 30, 2017 at 6:22 pm
    “– I was clearly wrong in 2016”
    -YET, no lesson was learned.

    – Says the guy who supported Richard Mourdock and would do so again.

  374. pitchaboy says:

    While Robbie is delusional about his powers of prediction, he is right on the nuts called Freedom Caucus. The jokers dont realize that Obamacare is now owned by the Republicans as they control everything in DC. If it crashed further and burns next year, they will get whacked.

  375. Waingro says:

    Uh oh!

    Wall Street Journal?Verified account @WSJ 16m16 minutes ago

    Breaking: Mike Flynn has offered to be interviewed in probe of Trump team’s Russia ties in exchange for immunity

  376. chicon says:

    Flynn says he’s willing to testify in front of the Senate and House Intelligence Committees if he’s given a deal.

  377. Robbie says:

    chicon says:
    March 30, 2017 at 6:27 pm
    384 – here you say that you don’t like him using Twitter (I think you posted the other day approving of this particular use…) against his own party. In the post right above that, you say the R’s are in big trouble in 2018 because no one is doing much. Given your view of the HFC as dishonest brokers and immovable, how would you suggest Trump get something done, especially if you don’t want him to use public pressure?

    – One tweet is one thing. Multiple tweets on multiple days is quite another. It’s counterproductive.

  378. NYCmike says:

    Just to make it more clear:

    “– Says the guy who, (**along with over 50% of Indiana Republican primary voters,**) supported Richard Mourdock and would do so again, (**depending on who else was running in the primary**).”

  379. Robbie says:

    NYCmike says:
    March 30, 2017 at 7:06 pm
    Just to make it more clear:
    “– Says the guy who, (**along with over 50% of Indiana Republican primary voters,**) supported Richard Mourdock and would do so again, (**depending on who else was running in the primary**).”

    – Defending your support for Mourdock is the most HHR comment section thing possible.

  380. Tina says:

    They are all testifying. No news there. That includes manafort, et al.

  381. Wes says:

    Andrew Napolitano said in 2011 Obama shouldn’t have ordered the bin Laden strike because if the President can summarily order bin Laden killed without due process, then the President can have anyone killed. I guess Napolitano never read the 14th Amendment, which explicitly limits constitutional rights to American citizens–which bin Laden was not.

    That being the case, I’m skeptical of anything Napolitano says until corroborated independently.

  382. Wes says:

    Robbie, Republicans are rallying around one of the other candidates in the race. I suspect Handel will be an also-ran. I used to like Handel and even contributed to her run for Secretary of State. She’s been a dud of a candidate since though.

  383. Diamond Jim says:

    CD

  384. Tina says:

    Katie walsh appears to have been fired.

  385. Wes says:

    Just to frustrate all who want to get the centenary post…

  386. Wes says:

    Damn! I hit the button a second too slow.

  387. Robbie says:

    Flynn asked for immunity. The others haven’t.

    My guess is Flynn probably failed to disclose his foreign business on his disclosure forms.

  388. Wes says:

    HFC was the group Scott Garrett was a part of. Garrett was the virulently anti-gay Congressman whose social conservative crusading undermined the campaigns of gay Republican candidates in MA and CA before finally costing him his own seat last year.

  389. Tina says:

    Wow, flynn is smart.

  390. Tina says:

    Sen Intel Cmte Spox says Sens Burr/Warner have asked the WH to direct agencies to bring the docs they have to them (instead of going to WH):

    Yeah, they can ask to go to the moon too. Aint gonna happen.

  391. Robbie says:

    Wes, if you get a chance explain to Tina what it means to testify only if you can get immunity.

  392. Wes says:

    Robbie, Republicans are not on track to lose the House–yet. Dems are having problems recruiting good candidates in several must-win races for them. There are still 19 months to go, so the House GOP can still preserve its majority–or lose it.

  393. Tina says:

    Kos kiddo, smart because of cheryl mills, et al.

    Try to follow.

  394. Wes says:

    I still expect 2018 to be another 1970–at the moment. I see no path for GOP gains in the House and currently only a slendr path for Pelosi to reclaim the gavel.

  395. Robbie says:

    Wes says:
    March 30, 2017 at 7:24 pm
    Robbie, Republicans are not on track to lose the House–yet. Dems are having problems recruiting good candidates in several must-win races for them. There are still 19 months to go, so the House GOP can still preserve its majority–or lose it.

    – I agree there’s plenty of time to change the trajectory, but, wow, this has been a terribly bad couple of months.

  396. Tina says:

    Cheryl mills smart, she requested it and got it.

    Scooter libby not so smart, never requested it, got convicted, for an offense not even part of the original investigation.

    Bitterlaw, pkease explain tomthe kos kiddo.

  397. Tina says:

    Now, i get it.

    Farkas interview 3/2

    Trump tweet 3/4.

    Makes sense

    The jebots, never trumpers, drats, are now trapped.

  398. Robbie says:

    John Nolte says everything’s fine and that’s good enough for Tina.

    I sure would hate to see what bad news looks like.

  399. Wes says:

    Bush had a pretty bad few first months in 2001 too, Robbie. He was declining sharply in popularity by August with a number of news outlets, including Fox, expecting him to be a drag in 2002 and a goner in 2004. 9/11 changed that. Fortunately Trump doesn’t need such a catastrophe to get back on track.

  400. Tina says:

    You are an idiot. Flynn cannot be charged for a paperwork issue either.

    You got baited and you will see…

  401. Tina says:

    This is the dumbest non scandal and they are really wasting a lot if money.

    Burrs hearings are a bust. I dont. Blame him, just stating a fact.

  402. Robbie says:

    Wes says:
    March 30, 2017 at 7:30 pm
    Bush had a pretty bad few first months in 2001 too, Robbie. He was declining sharply in popularity by August with a number of news outlets, including Fox, expecting him to be a drag in 2002 and a goner in 2004. 9/11 changed that. Fortunately Trump doesn’t need such a catastrophe to get back on track.

    – I remember that period in 2001 well, but I don’t remember it being this bad. I’d be happy if he just had one week with no dumb news.

  403. Tina says:

    Uh oh, wsj wrong, per lou dobbs.

  404. Wes says:

    I would imagine Burr, being a staunch Trump supporter, would not be having hearings this publicly if he thought Trump would suffer long-term damage because of them.

  405. Robbie says:

    Lying on disclosure forms for a security clearance is against the law.

  406. Tina says:

    Link to his lying, kos kiddo.

  407. Tina says:

    I feel bad for burr. Mhe seems like a good person but having somebody waste time onnthe history of russia, is a waste.

    He told the oerson to move along.

    They are finding nothing. No link of putin involvment. It could be kiddos in basements that did it. It could have been her thighness that did it. Point is nobodynknows nothing.

  408. Tina says:

    John R Parkinson? @jparkABC
    Jack Langer, Spox for Chmn Nunes at House Intel: “No, Michael Flynn has not offered to testify to HPSCI in exchange for immunity.”

    You buys got snookered withnfake news, confirmed by ag

  409. Tina says:

    AG Jeff Sessions? @USAGSessions
    .@BerkeleyJr Farkas says “that’s why U have the leaking.” Informing Congress is not leaking. @EvelynNFarkas admitted there were Media leaks

    Phuq, the beottch farkas is going down.

  410. chicon says:

    404 – very possible that he failed to disclose something he should have on a form. So he says, “you want me to talk about the Russians, forgive my problem with the forms.” Then the prosecutors says, “that depends on what you’ve got to tell us.” If Flynn has something decent about somebody else, he might get a deal. If he has nothing on anyone else, he’ll get no deal.

    And the thing Flynn is threatened with might be not true, but chargeable. To avoid being Scooter Libbyed, he could want a deal. Doesn’t mean he was a traitor, necessarily.

  411. Tina says:

    And the ag has not recused himseld about leaks, drats, jebots, bever trumpeters.

  412. Tina says:

    There is no request for immunity, chicon. See above.

    Rottie got it wrong, a susual.

  413. chicon says:

    Tina, not on Robbie – it was reported at WSJ and Fox, and I haven’t seen it retracted or contradicted yet. Either way, my post above is a hypothetical assuming the WSJ report is true.

  414. Tina says:

    It is not true, it is wrong.

  415. Bitterlaw says:

    Cash Cow – Trump, ObamaCon and Bunu will sit at one table. In another room. In a different building. On a different date.

    Tina will sit with lisab. Robbie can sit with you.

  416. chicon says:

    It is currently reported as true by Fox. You cited a tweet, which could very well be correct. I’m sure time will tell….

  417. Tina says:

    It is also in a letter from his attorney.

  418. Tina says:

    Farkas will lawyah up now since she is un the ags target.

  419. Tina says:

    Already has. House Intel just said via @LouDobbs that Gen. Mike Flynn has NOT asked for Immunity. https://twitter.com/sweetatertot2/status/847589127738593281

    Another source

  420. Tina says:

    I still argue that it is smart, if he gets one.

  421. Tina says:

    The ag idestroys obama townsend

    AG Jeff Sessions? @USAGSessions
    .@FranTownsend Is this why Mills et al asked for immunity in #EmailGate?
    Frances Townsend? @FranTownsend
    If you ask for immunity it’s because u think u mayB prosecutable: #Flynn offers to testify in exchange for immunity

  422. Robbie says:

    Tina says nothing has happened. Mike Flynn’s lawyer says otherwise. Who to believe? Who to believe?

    https://twitter.com/Phil_Mattingly/status/847597989904265216/photo/1

  423. chicon says:

    Deplorable Melissa? I’ll wait for a bit more before taking it to the bank.

  424. Tina says:

    AG Jeff Sessions? @USAGSessions
    .@BillKristol Ok, let’s say they worked on orders of POTUS himself. So what? Why should unmasking/leaking go on uninterrupted/unpunished?
    Bill Kristol? @BillKristol
    Been busy, so forgive me if this is familiar ground. A key Q for WH:
    Did neither Cohen-Watnick nor Ellis brief their superiors before today?

    There are more links involving the russians and krystal meth than you think.

  425. Tina says:

    The letter doea not say that he is asking for immunity

  426. Tina says:

    And he and his attorney would be stupid it oublicly.

  427. chicon says:

    Fox news still reporting that he asked for immunity, and has no takers on his offer (which suggests he may not have anything valuable to sell). The article said his lawyer declined to comment.

  428. Tina says:

    Appears to be fake news

  429. Tina says:

    I wonder if farkas oleads the 5th, if she testifies?

  430. Tina says:

    AG Jeff Sessions? @USAGSessions
    “Collusion” is not illegal. Rogue surveillance, unmasking, leaks are illegal. Let the show begin. @BillKristol @JoeNBC
    Jack Posobiec ??? @JackPosobiec
    All the Dems cheering about the Mike Flynn news seem to forget he also served in the Obama Administration…

    Somethung is gonna go down

  431. Tina says:

    Andrew C. McCarthy? @AndrewCMcCarthy
    Note: in #clintonemails, major subjects sought (and got) forms of immunity. Media told us it would be wrong to infer admission of guilt

    Obviously, the jebot is no lawyah

  432. Tina says:

    AG Jeff Sessions? @USAGSessions
    .@robcontino @andrewrsorkin @JoeSquawk @BerkeleyJr Who on the inside leaked to @EvelynNFarkas classifed info as she admitted to @ezraklein?

    Million dollar question

  433. chicon says:

    Tina who are the twitter accounts in 449?

  434. Tina says:

    It is our ag. Sessions.

  435. Tina says:

    I knew it was fake news since no lawyah or client would be discussing immunity deals publicly. Moreover, in receiving one, there is no oresumprion of being guilty.

  436. chicon says:

    453 – no way the AG is out there debating these issues on twitter.

  437. Robbie says:

    Good lord, Tina. That’s not a real account. It says it’s run by a supporter. The best giveaway is there’s no blue check mark. Stop falling for propaganda.

  438. chicon says:

    The AG has only 7K followers?

  439. Tina says:

    Supoorters accoumt, fake twitter.

  440. NYCmike says:

    Sessions? On Twitter?

    Doubtful.

    Tina, check your sources, you look like you are getting Robbied.

  441. Tina says:

    Yes, acknowledged, i do not like twitter, but the opposite is stilk true

    No lawyah or client woukd talk immunity in public.

  442. Robbie says:

    NYCmike says:
    March 30, 2017 at 8:37 pm
    Sessions? On Twitter?

    Doubtful.

    Tina, check your sources, you look like you are getting Robbied.

    – She never posts from reputable sources so she would never get Robbied.

  443. Tina says:

    You just oosted fake news about an immunity and said it was in the attoryneys letter.

  444. Tina says:

    Link to it being in the attorneynletter

    Link that he filled out a disclosure form incorrectly or illegally, or whatever.

  445. NYCmike says:

    Robbie,

    Tell us again how bad it has been for the Trump White House.

    I still have this silly grin on my face since Nov. 9th, and I am starting to get wrinkle marks from smiling so much.

    Also, please remind me of all of the EO’s and regulations that have been deleted/revised/revoked, and of the cabinet members we have, as opposed to whom may have been in those positions.

    Thanks in advance.

  446. NYCmike says:

    “– She never posts from reputable sources so she would never get Robbied.”

    -NY Times
    Politico
    WAPO
    HuffPo

    Nope, they NEVER get it wrong…….

  447. NYCmike says:

    WAPO.

    Typical.

    Let’s wait and see.

  448. Robbie says:

    NYCmike says:
    March 30, 2017 at 8:40 pm
    Robbie,

    Tell us again how bad it has been for the Trump White House.

    – Here’s how bad it’s been. Trump’s approval rating in the RCP average is 41% after just 70 days.

  449. Robbie says:

    If the article on Nunes in WaPo was good news, would you suggest we wait and see? Of course not.

  450. lisab says:

    i am assessing children with special needs these days, specifically early numerology.

    imaging doing this to robbie on politics …

    (shows robbie photos of various politicians including donald trump)

    lisab: “ok robbie, which one of these politicians is president? … that is hillary clinton, try again. which one is president? that is barack obama. which one is president? … that is john mccain, try again … ”

    thankfully, there is a three minute time limit or i could be there all day

  451. NYCmike says:

    “after just 70 days.”

    -And?

    Only an overly emotional type would be freaking out like this with SO MANY days before the next election.

  452. NYCmike says:

    “If the article on Nunes in WaPo was good news, would you suggest we wait and see? Of course not.”

    -WAPO would not print an article with good news, which is the main point YOU ARE NOT GRASPING!

  453. NYCmike says:

    chicon,

    You sure the worrying type make for better pilots?

    Because this guy is in the clouds…….

  454. Trump says:

    So the wiretapping of trump is confirmed, right?

  455. chicon says:

    How is this bad for Trump? From the opening paragraph of the WaPo article….

    “the handling of intelligence files that were shared with the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee and showed that Trump campaign officials were swept up in U.S. surveillance of foreign nationals, according to U.S. officials.”

    Showed that Trump campaign officials were swept up in US surveillance…..

    The question becomes this: how would anyone know the names of said Trump campaign officials unless their names were unmasked?

    Then the questions become: who did the unmasking, who authorized the unmasking, and to whom was the information spread?

  456. Trump says:

    The fuc$tard Robbie has nevertheless keep lying.

    No surprise.

  457. Tina says:

    Where is the link tomflynns false disclosure.

  458. Tina says:

    The jebot confirmed surveilkance.

    Lol, it is stupid.

  459. Trump says:

    Once again, for the slow Jeb coc-sucker Robbie, trump tapping is conformed or not, retard ?

  460. Cash Cow TM says:

    “Even a blund person could see that and younare still wrong in 2017.”

    I think tina menad even a BLOND person….

  461. Trump says:

    So, all the fuc&sing morons like Robbie who were demanding proof, how does it feel, as-swipes?

  462. chicon says:

    474 – There’s a message board I read about one of my favorite sports teams. There’s a fan on there who is certain doom is around the corner for the team – this happens during games, when they’re in the lead. Rarely anything positive. Needless to say, this really grates on the other posters. He reminds me of Robbie.

    That said, I’ll maintain my stance on flying with him.

  463. Tina says:

    The jebot is having a bad week

    Lies about flynn.

    Lies about flynns lawyah.

    Links to a wp article that confirms surveillance.

  464. Cash Cow TM says:

    “Cash Cow – Trump, ObamaCon and Bunu will sit at one table. In another room. In a different building. On a different date.

    Tina will sit with lisab. Robbie can sit with you.”
    ************************************************
    But Bitter, at my table all they will be serving is fresh clover hay. Does Robbie eat that?

    Oh well, I will try to find some sort of salad dressing he might like…

  465. Tina says:

    The troll cannot keep his sheot straight.

  466. chicon says:

    486 – it appears, Cow, that he eats a lot of stuff that result in manure…. 🙂

  467. Tina says:

    Because I had a fear that somehow that information would disappear with the senior [Obama] people who left; so it would be hidden away in the bureaucracy, um, that the Trump folks – if they found out HOW we knew what we knew about their, the Trump staff, dealing with Russians – that they would try to compromise those sources and methods; meaning we no longer have access to that intelligence.

    Keep talking farkas.

  468. Cash Cow TM says:

    TRUMP IS NOT PRESIDENT!

    On TV RIGHT NOW–PRESIDENT FRANCISCO VARGAS–THE 45TH PRESIDENT OF THE U.S.–IS SPEAKING RIGHT NOW IN PHILADELPHIA!

    Oh wait it a TV show.
    One of the stars on the show is the red headed woman who was on “Desperate Housewives”.

  469. Tina says:

    And again, how did receive and or distribute classified info?

  470. Cash Cow TM says:

    Apparently someone shot 45th president Francisco Vargas.

  471. chicon says:

    Tina, from Fox News….

    “In a statement, Flynn’s attorney Robert Kelner said the retired Army lieutenant general “certainly has a story to tell, and he very much wants to tell it, should the circumstances permit.””

    http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/03/30/flynn-in-talks-to-testify-in-trump-russia-probe-if-assured-immunity.html

  472. chicon says:

    Also this…..

    Jack Langer, a spokesman for House intelligence committee chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., said Flynn had not offered to testify before the committee in exchange for immunity. However, Langer did not say whether or not Flynn had spoken to committee members about a possible deal.

    A congressional aide confirmed to the Associated Press that discussions with the Senate intelligence committee involved immunity. The aide spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss private conversations.

  473. Trump says:

    Flynn is a genius.

    The congress committees were not interested in talking to him. Now they have to.

  474. Tina says:

    They would not be discussing any immunity publicly.

  475. Tina says:

    Ap, fake news.

    There is no immunity deal

    The letter does not support any such claim.

    He would be wise to get one, but it is bs.

  476. Tina says:

    Chad Pergram? @ChadPergram
    Hse Intel Cmte says Flynn has not offered to testify in exchange for immunity

  477. chicon says:

    Not sure what you’re saying, Tina. There is no immunity deal at this point. His lawyer confirmed that he wants immunity to testify. Negotiations ongoing, but no offer of immunity yet. Not sure what letter you’re talking about, but the lawyer has talked on the record to the media.

    You say he’d be wise to get one… One what?

  478. chicon says:

    498 – that was in the Fox story above, and was quoted.

  479. Tina says:

    Andif he were in legal,jeopardy, he is negotiating publicly for a deal and only with the senate, but nit the house, or the house and not the senate.

    Lol.

  480. Tina says:

    See my previous comments, thanks.

  481. Tina says:

    There is no confirmation in the letter from the attorney, the attorney would not write that, or say it publicly.

  482. Tina says:

    Negotiations could mean, i testify on monday, but nit tuesday, or i have to testify for 2 hours in the am. I need a hot lunch served at noon, and 3 coffee breaks in between.

  483. Tina says:

    It is a lot of fake or unsubstantiated news. This would not be discussed in public. Nobody knew about cheyl mills until she testified.

  484. Tina says:

    This is bs, they are trying to cover up for farkas.

  485. chicon says:

    Sorry Tina, I don’t understand what you’re saying. But it is clear that Flynn is attempting to secure immunity before testifying.

  486. Tina says:

    I say bs.

  487. Tina says:

    Requests for an immunity deal are not made publicly.

  488. chicon says:

    Tina, you’re not correct, and getting into tin-foil hat territory, imo.

  489. Tina says:

    Ok, was cheryl mils request public?

  490. Tina says:

    You are not correct, sorry. All,of the cherly mills and others did not negotiate it publicly.

  491. jason says:

    “schiff for brains”

    I have to hand it to Tina..

    She is the queen of nicknames…

  492. chicon says:

    Ok, Tina, believe what you want. The guy’s lawyer is quoted talking about it. But anyway, I’ll just move along….

  493. chicon says:

    Schiff for brains is my favorite.

  494. Tina says:

    And immunity would be bkanket protection, so bith houses of congress, etv.

    This story is bs.

    However, if he were to be offered one, he shoukd take it. He would be smaet.

  495. Tina says:

    He mentions negotiating something in his letter, if there is a pn oral statement, then i would likke a link.
    Negotiatins coukd mean something trivial, such as time of hearing or duration.

  496. chicon says:

    Flynn’s counsel, Robert Kelner, released the following statement Thursday afternoon:

    General Flynn certainly has a story to tell, and he very much wants to tell it, should the circumstances permit. Out of respect for the Committees, we will not comment right now on the details of discussions between counsel for General Flynn and the House and Senate Intelligence Committees, other than to confirm that those discussions have taken place. But it is important to acknowledge the circumstances in which those discussions are occurring.

    Notwithstanding his life of national service, the media are awash with unfounded allegations, outrageous claims of treason, and vicious innuendo directed against him. He is now the target of unsubstantiated public demands by Members of Congress and other political critics that he be criminally investigated. No reasonable person, who has the benefit of advice from counsel, would submit to questioning in such a highly politicized, witch hunt environment without assurances against unfair prosecution.

    Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2017/03/30/mike-flynn-reportedly-tells-fbi-ill-testify-in-exchange-for-immunity/#ixzz4crgQKESs

    Focus on the last sentence….

  497. chicon says:

    Again….it will be bad news for Trump only if Flynn gets a deal. That means that he had something significant to offer in return for immunity.

  498. Tina says:

    It means nothing..

    It is also notable that Flynn’s lawyer does not explicitly mention a request for immunity as the WSJ reported, instead it merely requests an environment which assures

    Zero hedge.

    It could mean x or y, but so far, house says no, senate has not yet responded.

  499. chicon says:

    LOL. No need discussing it further, Tina.

  500. Tina says:

    u fair prosecution.

    Lol

  501. Tina says:

    I dont read immunity in that, sorry.

    It woukd not be mentioned publicly and so far house says untrue, any respinse frommthe senate?

  502. Tina says:

    Now farkas is backtracking,

    Lol, cornered rat.

  503. Trump says:

    Doesn’t mean anything. Nobody should talk to FBI or congress about the sun rising in the east without blanket immunity.

  504. chicon says:

    Hello, Trump. Last sentence is certainly true. The first sentence could very well be true.

  505. Tina says:

    It woukd be smart for his attorney to ask for it privately, get it, and unload on the illegal wiretap.

  506. Tina says:

    In short, look at what hapoened tomscooter libby, charged with something unrelated to the investigation.

  507. Robbie says:

    Tina says:
    March 30, 2017 at 9:01 pm
    The troll cannot keep his sheot straight.

    – Says the woman who fell for a fake Jeff Sessions account.

  508. Tina says:

    I guess the concernt troll is trying to find flynns alleged lie on his disclosure.

    As if that ever resulted in hillaryngetting charged with anything.

  509. Tina says:

    Broken convention

    Trump will lose

    I am glad romney lost, I amhere to gloat about it on election day of 2012.

    Flynn lied on his disclosure.

    Jeb will win.

    You are kike the 1-15 team. Younsuck.

  510. chicon says:

    Tina – he screwed up the filing on some form regarding his working as an agent for the government of Turkey – didn’t report it until after he was let go, should have reported in waaaaaay before that.

    And no, I’m not going to go find a link. It was all over the news a couple weeks ago.

  511. Tina says:

    CNN Lies & Is Hitler? @NolteNC
    Translation: I’m not gunna be Scooter Libby 2.
    Richard Grenell? @RichardGrenell

    Yup, been saying the same thing. There is one standard for an r, even though flynn is a d, and another standard for the d.

  512. Tina says:

    Is that a crime?

  513. Robbie says:

    jason says:
    March 30, 2017 at 9:49 pm
    “schiff for brains”

    I have to hand it to Tina..

    She is the queen of nicknames…

    – Except Roger Stone went on one of the Sunday shows this past weekend and said almost the exact same thing.

    http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2017/03/26/roger_stone_on_dem_rep_adam_schiff_the_congressman_from_california_is_largely_full_of_schiff.html

  514. Tina says:

    Was hikkary charged with her paper work problems?

  515. chicon says:

    I would imagine perjury.

  516. chicon says:

    Robbie – what plane do you fly? All within the US?

  517. Tina says:

    I am good with the nicknames. I could be in trouble, hiwever, if schiff for brains is jewish and cg formelly corey, who loved hillary, reads that post.

  518. Tina says:

    Oh, i thought it would he a logan act violation.

    Lol

  519. Robbie says:

    When given the choice of choosing between the WSJ and FoxNews or Tina, I’ll go with the WSJ and FoxNews.

  520. ??? says:

    ????????????

  521. chicon says:

    542 – Chinese bot?

  522. Tina says:

    The Logan Act (1 Stat. 613, 18 U.S.C. § 953, enacted January 30, 1799) is a United States federal law that details the fine and/or imprisonment of unauthorized citizens who negotiate with foreign governments having a dispute with the United States. It was intended to prevent the undermining of the government’s position.[2] The Act was passed following George Logan’s unauthorized negotiations with France in 1798, and was signed into law by President John Adams on January 30, 1799. The Act was last amended in 1994, and violation of the Logan Act is a felony.

    First its the logan act and then lerjury, an intentional act. Can we get an official ruling here from mr. Bitterlaw.

  523. Tina says:

    Robbie says:
    March 30, 2017 at 10:28 pm
    When given the choice of choosing between the WSJ and FoxNews or Tina, I’ll go with the WSJ and FoxNews.

    You actuakky chise kos.

  524. Tina says:

    Under the Foreign Agent Registration Act, U.S. citizens who lobby on behalf of foreign governments or political entities must disclose their work to the Justice Department. Willfully failing to register is a felony, though the Justice Department rarely files criminal charges in such cases. It routinely works with lobbying firms to get back in compliance with the law by registering and disclosing their work.

    Seems like a nothingburger, chicon.

  525. Trump says:

    Hey Jeb fu$&er Robbie, was trump ” wire tapped” or not!

    And how about that 17%-supported RyanCare bill?

  526. Tina says:

    Imforgot the jebot admitted to surveillance by citing the wo article.

  527. chicon says:

    Not a nothingburger, Tina. Can easily be used as leverage against Flynn – a trial against the Feds is very expensive, and he could easily lose, especially if he’d filed one on other occasions.

    It is one of the reasons Flynn would offer to testify – to get immunity from that. Which is why he has asked.

  528. chicon says:

    Poster Trump, am I to understand that you don’t like Jeb Bush?

  529. Tina says:

    The article was from the ao, it is an offense that is rarely charged.

  530. chicon says:

    So what? They’ll threaten to charge it to get what they want out of Flynn.

  531. Tina says:

    It is a compliance issue, rarely charged, per the ap.

    They work with people tomget back into compliance.

    They would alsomhave to prove intent.

    He reported informed congress, but failed tomfile with justice.

    He coukd easily claim he forgot and got intomcompliance.

    Nothingburger.

  532. Tina says:

    The disclosure has nothing to do with russia, so ?. ..

  533. chicon says:

    Again, believe what you like, or what you read wherever…. In this case it is a bit of a distance from reality.

  534. Tina says:

    Who is they? And if you mean a prosecutor, then he would be smart to get i munity?

  535. Tina says:

    Lol chicon.

  536. Tina says:

    The link is from the ap, they could charge, or not charge, but ap,says they rarely do.

    It has nothing tomdomwith russia.

  537. Tina says:

    I feel like we are tin foul hat land.

  538. Tina says:

    We need the kawyahs here to chime in.

  539. Cash Cow TM says:

    For me, I do not know whick fake news to believe anymore, Ron.

    *************
    On an unrelated note…

    Seems the Baltimore (aka “Bawlmur”) city council forged ahead to pass a city ordinance to make the minimum wage $15/hr. by 2022.

    The mayor (A Black Woman) vetoed their minimum wage bill.

  540. Tina says:

    Are any hr lawyahs awake at this hour?

  541. Trump says:

    550: I don’t like Jeb, but that is beside the point. There are many other politicos that I don’t like.

    The Jeb syncophant Robbie’s unbroken string of misstatements, misestimations, and outright lies, coupled with his sanctimonious idetachment of anything close to reality, and his peddling of false narratives is the crux. His nexus with Jeb is just a manifestation of utter lack of sense.

  542. Tina says:

    There are cows awake but no lawyahs?

  543. Walt says:

    “…not know which fake news to believe
    any more, Ron.”

    Cow,
    there are no posters here named Ron so I don’t know who….

    OH!

    HA!
    That was funny Cow!

    any MOR(E,)RON

    MORON.
    Get it?

  544. chicon says:

    563 – gotcha!

  545. Cash Cow TM says:

    Cows never sleep.

    Unless they do…sometimes standing up.

  546. chicon says:

    Cow, bold move by the Mayor of Baltimore. Good for her.

  547. Cash Cow TM says:

    tina,

    How about calling Graham another name?

    suggestions:

    parallelaGRAHAM?

    teleGRAHAM?

    GRAHAMcracker?

  548. chicon says:

    Tina. First, you don’t need a lawyer for this issue, you just need to have watched one episode of any crime tv show in the last 40 years to see how prosecutors/law enforcement obtain information from witnesses.

    Second, I’m a recovering lawyer…

  549. Trump says:

    And that utter nonsensical thinking is manifest in everything the moron opines on.

    The Russian non-existent connection
    The visible Trump wiretapping
    The disaster Ryancare

    You name it.

    Notice that he never responds to the 17 percent support for the Ryancare bill. He pushes the HFC angle, likely because conservatives destroyed Jeb bush.

  550. Tina says:

    Are you pw, he was my fav lawyah?

    I replaced him with bl, but pow went away.

  551. Tina says:

    So, bl,became my new favorite lawyah again. But he does nit like me and refused to meet with me when I was in philadelphia in january.

  552. chicon says:

    571 – I agree on the substance of those issues. BTW, are you sure you’re not the real Trump? Neither of you holds back much….

  553. chicon says:

    Nope, not pw, whoever that is…

  554. Trump says:

    the real Trump is a wee pu$$ycat.

  555. Tina says:

    Has the senate confirmed an imamunity deal or request?

    Seems like both aisles in the house say no deal or request.

  556. Tina says:

    31m
    Mike Cernovich ??? @Cernovich
    The FBI cannot force General Mike Flynn to be interrogated. We have a right to counsel in America. This “immunity” spin is fake news.

    He is a lawyah, no clue his cred though.

  557. Tina says:

    If senate confirms nomsuch request or deal, then it is fake news.

  558. Tina says:

    Burr coukd confirmthis, as can his counterpart.

  559. chicon says:

    Tina – the first two sentences are true. The third sentence has nothing to do with the first two.

  560. chicon says:

    Tina, have you been slamming the limoncello? The guy’s lawyer…oh, nevermind…..

  561. chicon says:

    580 – the Senate side did confirm it!!!!

  562. Tina says:

    What is fake?

    Who in the senate confirmed it? Not seeing any posts other than seberal media people citing house embers from both sides.

    Has burr or his counterpart comfirmed an immunity request or deal?

  563. chicon says:

    Sorry, Tina, you’re in tin foil territory now. You’ll have to discuss with someone else.

  564. Tina says:

    I just want the links to,the senate confirming a deal or request.

    You said there where links. If so, provide them.

  565. Tina says:

    I woukd want to hear from the senators, if they can confirm it. The house disclosed nomsuch request or deal.

  566. chicon says:

    Bitter, get your butt out of bed and talk with Tina.

  567. Tina says:

    Any links from the senators?

  568. Tina says:

    Thiught so, you have no links and seemed to have made up,your mind of wrongdoing.

  569. Tina says:

    A House Intel Dem aide agrees: “HPSCI Dems have not received an offer to testify to the committee for immunity.”
    John R Parkinson? @jparkABC
    Jack Langer, Spox for Chmn Nunes at House Intel: “No, Michael Flynn has not offered to testify to HPSCI in exchange for immunity.”

    So, where is the senate?

  570. chicon says:

    I already gave you the links, hours ago. Check out Fox and many other sources.

  571. Tina says:

    I want the links from the senators. Thanks. If the house folks can say it where are the links from the senators?

  572. chicon says:

    No, Tina, I read the actual stories in which the guy’s lawyer says he’ll testify if given immunity. Sorry that’s not clear enough for you and your twitter peeps.

  573. chicon says:

    593 – you know how to use the internet – go find them, they’re there.

  574. Tina says:

    So, you have no links from the senators, or their reps?

  575. Tina says:

    If house can confirmor deny it, the house can do one or the other too.

    You seemed to be highly concenred about this.

  576. Tina says:

    Meant the senate….

  577. chicon says:

    Maybe you should visit the homes of the senators so you know it is really them?

  578. Tina says:

    You do not have any links?

  579. Tina says:

    Legal insurrection disagrees with you too btw. They are lawyahs.

  580. chicon says:

    What I am is sure that Flynn has offered to testify in return for immunity from prosecution. You know how I know this deep, dark secret? The guy’s lawyer put out a statement saying it! If you need more than that, you are deep into tin foil hat territory.

  581. chicon says:

    Tina – can you provide a link to legal insurrection disagreeing? Thanks.

  582. Tina says:

    As you told me, you have the internet use it.

  583. Tina says:

    Asking for confirmation from the senate is not tinfoil. Then every reporter who,is asking it and reported it from the house are not doing their jobs tomyour liking.

  584. Cash Cow TM says:

    Found a video of ProudObamaCon when he was caught in the act of posting at HHR:

    https://www.facebook.com/OfficialImpressivePlaces/videos/819406651528876/

  585. Tina says:

    and in more fake news…

    Appearing in MSNBC’s 3 p.m. ET hour on Thursday, Evelyn Farkas, the former Obama administration official who admitted on national television earlier this month that the Democratic administration was trying to “get as much information” as possible about Donald Trump and his associates, claimed she was actually the victim of a “dark campaign of fake news.”

  586. Tina says:

    She is the ine whomneds a kawyah perhaps.

  587. chicon says:

    Tin foil is believing that the guy’s own lawyer is not a trustworthy source on whether Flynn is willing to testify in return for immunity from prosecution. There is no better source, but he’s probably part of the conspiracy…..

  588. Tina says:

    Farkas, President Obama’s former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense and now an NBC News National Security Analyst, whined to anchor Kate Snow: “And on the dark campaign of fake news, you know, that’s still ongoing. We see even someone like myself get swept up in all of this. You know, when people like me are speaking on behalf of process, people spin to it suit their needs. And I think it may be that the Russians are behind even such fake news today.”

    Lol, keep digging. You wanted the limeliht since you were on vox, mika joe scarfarce, ezra klein, etc.

  589. chicon says:

    607 – You and her should be friends. 🙂

  590. Tina says:

    Nah, i think she is your friend and so is rottie.

  591. Tina says:

    We have to disagree on flynn though fwiw, repectdully.

  592. chicon says:

    I went to LI’s twitter feed – nothing on Flynn and immunity that I could find.

    So, why can’t you believe the guy’s own lawyer?

  593. Tina says:

    night gang.

  594. Phil says:

    Venezuela Supreme Court dissolves legislature.

    Don’t you just love the left? Time for Sean Penn and Danny Glover to tell us again how wonderful that Marxist utopia is.

  595. Tina says:

    Yes, we have the left here, phil, and they dominate.

  596. Tina says:

    Donald J. Trump? @realDonaldTrump
    Mike Flynn should ask for immunity in that this is a witch hunt (excuse for big election loss), by media & Dems, of historic proportion!

    Triggering the jebots so early in the am

  597. Tina says:

    Done for today, reno bound. 3.5 hour car ride.

  598. PresidentPaul! says:

    Rubio looks like he’s aged 10 years over this election cycle.

    At least rate he will look like Ignor by it’s time for him to run for president again.

  599. PresidentPaul! says:

    btw I listened to Schumer’s rationale for the Gorsach filibuster and he basically said that if the republicans are trigger happy to nuke the filibuster this time they will also be trigger happy to do it again next time if there is another court opening. Basically he didn’t buy into the idea that it would easier to peel of moderates next time for a supposed more important swing seat.

    But there was another theme floating around. Some of them seem to think Trump is going to be impeached with the belief that the right is trying to quick pack the court before anyone has time to proof Trump fixed the election so that’s pushing them to want to filibuster.

  600. Bitterlaw says:

    So, bl,became my new favorite lawyah again. But he does nit like me and refused to meet with me when I was in philadelphia in January.

    Tina – I am sorry that we were not able to arrange a meeting. I don’t have your special skills. I met MD, Walt, and WVally because we actually shared information like phone numbers.

    Next time, we can arrange a time and place. When you see a guy who looks like this:

    http://i.imgur.com/RF18LVy.jpg

    I look nothing like him. I will be holding a softball.

  601. PresidentPaul! says:

    Well the theme Trump and the Russians stole the election along with McConnell blocking Garland have them riled up.

    Hence the Schumer meltdown at that restaurant a couple nights ago.

  602. Phil says:

    Of course the people of Venezuela deserve what they get if no one steps up to put a bullit in el president’s head and they don’t rise up. Where’s the military?

    Unbelievable.

  603. PresidentPaul! says:

    #624
    Yep the bus driver president has failed at running a complex economy.

    Another strike against populism.

  604. dblaikie says:

    I am so tired of this Russia crap, I could scream. If the Russians had the ability to hack into the DNC’s stuff than that is a problem. Build up the firewalls. However nobody seems to remember what the hacked e-mails revealed — Hillary Clinton stole the nomination from Bernie Sanders and her whole operation was in collusion, yes collusion, with the media. Not one person seems to want to remind the people across our fruited plain that the only proven corruption in the last election was the Democratic Party.

  605. dblaikie says:

    I have been away from this site since the election however I hope the folks here have learned the lesson of the last election. Do not trust any poll! And I mean every poll. They poll in the wrong places. They don’t factor in the good people who don’t want to admit they like Trump.

  606. PresidentPaul! says:

    Matt Drudge throws in with Rand Paul, declares him “America’s best senator”

    #627 -maybe the Russians will provoke them into a filibuster though

  607. PresidentPaul! says:

    Senator Heinrich Opposes Judge Gorsuch, Says Russia Investigation Must Be Completed First

    http://krwg.org/post/heinrich-opposes-judge-gorsuch-says-russia-investigation-must-be-completed-first

    This would be a minority view among the dems of course bc Russia.

  608. Sheeple,Jr. says:

    #627 db: Welcome Home!

  609. dblaikie says:

    631 Thanks!

  610. dblaikie says:

    It is amusing how these Dem. Senators are tying themselves in knots in figuring a way not to vote for Gorsuch. The only thing that they haven’t said — nor will they — is that he in unqualified.

  611. NYCmike says:

    MD’s favorite preacher is back!

    #relentless!

  612. Robbie says:

    Joining Katie Walsh on the White House unemployment line is Rick Dearborn. He was one of Jeff Sessions’ trusted aides and was, at times, even mentioned as a replacement for Priebus if he ever got the boot. The pick to replace him is a former Arlen Specter aide.

    Also, here’s Mike Allen on what’s happening in the White House.

    https://www.axios.com/trump-baffled-and-brooding-searches-for-a-new-approach-2337876385.html

  613. messy says:

    618. Well, if they didn’t want a “witch hunt” then they shouldn’t have had a “coven 82” SIGN on the door.

  614. jason says:

    This Mike Allen?

    “In November 2015, Allen made an apology after the website Gawker reported that he offered to let Chelsea Clinton screen interview questions in advance of a proposed interview. The offer was made in a January 2013 email exchange between Allen and Hillary Clinton aide Philippe Reines. He also promised in the email that the interview would be “no surprises” and “no risk.”

  615. Wes says:

    I will be relentless*!

    *Relentlessly wrong in analyzing 2014 and 2016, which I will call for Democrats by rote using Daily Kos talking points.

  616. chicon says:

    634 – I thought MD was MD’s favorite preacher? 🙂

  617. Robbie says:

    Wes

    If you’re aiming your guns at me, in 2014 I predicted a seven seat gain in the Senate. I got Tillis and Roberts wrong. In the House, I figured they’d pick up about 10 seats. I think they ended up with a 13 seat gain.

    Can we at least agree the amount of turmoil Trump’s had in his first 10 weeks is both unusual and not optimal for anything Republicans want to do?

  618. dblaikie says:

    MD? Who is MD?

  619. Wes says:

    No, Robbie.

    MD used the relentless terminology. I wasn’t thinking of you at all in the above post.

  620. Wes says:

    Appa3rently MD is dead to Db.

  621. Robbie says:

    Wes says:
    March 31, 2017 at 10:38 am
    No, Robbie.
    MD used the relentless terminology. I wasn’t thinking of you at all in the above post.

    – Ok.

  622. dblaikie says:

    640 The only thing unusual in the last 10 weeks is the mad dog hatred of the Democrats for Trump. Trump is Trump. Nothing surprising in his tenure so far. Frankly his tweets are crazy! I don’t understand why he does them. Still less I don’t understand why they seem to work for him. But I learned a long time ago there is nothing unusual about them.

  623. chicon says:

    Seems that Robbie has (understandably) a little case of HHR PTSD….

  624. dblaikie says:

    644 No just kidding. I do wonder if the arrogant, I know how every election is going to turn out MD, has become a more humble bumble MD?

  625. NYCmike says:

    ” has become a more humble bumble MD?”

    -He is NOT at HHR anymore because that is something he is NOT able to do.

  626. chicon says:

    645 – agreed on the tweets. They often make me cringe (just as he does when speaking), but I accepted awhile ago that his combative style – on social media and in person – are hitting something real out there and haven’t stopped him from winning the nomination or the Presidency. I think it is great that he uses Twitter to manage his message and go around the dopes in the MSM.

  627. NYCmike says:

    On Twitter, just as arrogant as ever

  628. chicon says:

    647 – doubtful. About as good a chance as Trump not responding to a direct attack!

  629. dblaikie says:

    MD must be posting somewhere. Maybe he has taken his divine wisdom to the Daily Kos?

  630. dblaikie says:

    Oh he is on Twitter. What is his hashtag? Maybe I will tweet him a hello and really get under his skin by saying that I have been praying for him.

  631. Robbie says:

    CNBC?
    @CNBC

    BREAKING: Senate Intelligence Committee turns down Michael Flynn’s request for immunity, official tells NBC. http://www.cnbc.com/2017/03/31/senate-intelligence-committee-turned-down-flynns-request-for-immunity-nbc.html …

  632. Robbie says:

    Not that anyone really cares, but former RNC chairman Michael Steele said yesterday he didn’t expect Trump to finish his term and was advising his clients to strengthen their ties with Pence.

    Two thoughts on Steele’s comments. First, there’s a reason he became a former RNC chair after a 63 seat gain in the House and 7 seat gain in the Senate. Second, there’s a reason Steele is relegated to appearances on MSNBC.

  633. Robbie says:

    Marist is out with a new poll. I won’t bother with Trump’s approval rating, but two numbers really stood out to me.

    First, 60.6% of registered voters say Trump’s conduct as president leaves them embarrassed.

    Second, 70% of registered voters called Trump’s Tweets reckless and distracting.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4368526/One-three-voters-say-Trump-deserves-grade-F.html

  634. Robbie says:

    A correction on Rick Dearborn. he’s out as Deputy Chief of Staff for Legislative Affairs. At least for now, he’s under consideration for the job Katie Walsh held.

  635. Robbie says:

    Lots of conflicting information on Rick Dearborn.

    Maggie Haberman?
     @maggieNYT 3m

    Dearborn isn’t going anywhere anytime soon, per two White House officials.

  636. chicon says:

    If the Senate, House and (especially) the FBI don’t accept Flynn’s offer to testify in return for immunity, it probably means one of two things. Either his story to tell contains nothing they don’t already know (unlikely) or his story does not incriminate anyone else. An offer like this is like a sports trade – each side gives up something to get something. If Flynn has nothing to “trade”, he’ll get nothing in return.

    Without a deal, it would not be wise of Flynn to testify.

  637. chicon says:

    656 – have the “embarrassed” or “reckless” numbers changed since the election? Seems to me plenty of people were embarrassed by Trump and thought he was reckless prior to the election. Many here were among them (including me). He won anyway. I think people separated what he said he would do from how he acts.

    And the letter grades there don’t seem like that big a deal – 43% D or F (those are the democrats). He’ll just need to get the C’s to vote for him.

  638. Robbie says:

    660

    Good question. I don’t know. I’m not sure if they have ever asked that question before.

  639. dblaikie says:

    The first question we need to ask about the Marist poll: Prove it isn’t bogus fodder for the media?

  640. chicon says:

    662 – In addition, polls like this don’t matter too much right now, imo. If the economy is going wild in the Fall of 2018, R’s will do well on election day. Same for Trump’s re-election in 2020. If not…..

  641. chicon says:

    Just saw an interesting report on Fox. First thing, it was by Adam Housley, who is based in Los Angeles (so his sources are likely be Nunes people). He reported that Nunes was aware of the surveillance problems in January (before Trump’s Tweet). He also said the people named yesterday are not the source for Nunes, and that the surveillance and unmasking began long before Trump was the clear nominee. The unmasking was not done within the FBI and was done by someone we all know. The intelligence reports had nothing to do with Russian involvement. Most importantly, there was zero national security content to justify the unmasking. Also, the reason Nunes had to view the info at the White House is because the only other place at which it would be legal to do so would have been the office of the source (which would give away his identity).

    If true, big trouble for the Dems. Tina’s guy Schiff for brains might not like this….

    Better than a novel. Or even Homeland….

  642. PresidentPaul! says:

    #649

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=93sjwnNPg4g

    What is a drama without a villain?

  643. Robbie says:

    chicon says:
    March 31, 2017 at 1:15 pm
    662 – In addition, polls like this don’t matter too much right now, imo. If the economy is going wild in the Fall of 2018, R’s will do well on election day. Same for Trump’s re-election in 2020. If not…..

    – I don’t know about that. In 2000, the economy was doing really well, but Gore still lost because people didn’t like him personally. It’s not a perfect match, but Trump can’t count on a great economy to save the day. How people view him personally will still matter.

  644. chicon says:

    666 – Gore was not running for re-election, as Trump will be in 2020. Also, Bush/Gore was coming off many years of excellent economy. Trump is coming into office with nine+ years of very poor economy. If the economy is doing well, Trump (and R’s) will get credit for fixing something that’s been broke for quite awhile.

  645. Robbie says:

    667

    Like I said, it wasn’t a perfect comparison, but Trump’s personal standing with voters is going to matter. His stream of unforced errors will clearly have a cumulative effect that can overcome a good economy if he doesn’t stop.

  646. Robbie says:

    In support of my view in 668.

    Brit Hume?
    @brithume 6m

    .@seanspicer’s job made immeasurably more difficult by the stream of unforced errors committed via POTUS Twitter account.

  647. chicon says:

    668 – You, and others (me,too) also said this stuff would get in the way of him winning the nomination and the election.

  648. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    666. “In 2000, the economy was doing really well, but Gore still lost because people didn’t like him personally.”

    Actually in 2000 the tech bubble had burst and there was a feeling of uncertainty in the economy. Think it was a major factor. Below is a quote from the NYT

    “In March of 2000, everything started to change. On March 10, the combined values of stocks on the NASDAQ was at $6.71 trillion; the crash began March 11. By March 30, the NASDAQ was valued at $6.02 trillion. On April 6, 2000, it was $5.78 trillion. In less than a month, nearly a trillion dollars worth of stock value had completely evaporated.

    One JP Morgan analyst told TIME in April of 2000 that a lot of companies were losing between $10 and $30 million a quarter — a rate that is obviously unsustainable, and was going to end with a lot of dead sites and lost investments.
    Companies started folding. (Pets.com was one.)

    Magazines, including TIME, started running stories advising investors on how to limit their exposure to the tech sector, sensing that people were going to start taking a beating if their portfolios were too tied to e-tailers and other companies that were dropping like flies.

  649. NYCmike says:

    Robbie says:
    March 31, 2017 at 11:43 am

    Lots of conflicting information on Rick Dearborn.

    -Which is why numerous people have asked you to wait before posting your drivel…….especially from “Maggie”.

  650. dblaikie says:

    Robbie, I know that you can’t stand Trump. The election must have been a nightmare for you. But people voted for Trump not because they liked him. They voted because they believed that he would revive the economy where they lived (Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania). If the economy is doing better, they will vote for Trump.

    In addition if he stays the course with his court picks, the evangelicals will vote for him in mass. He will be the mischievous fellow you can’t help but love. Sort of like Clinton with the blue collar folks in the 90’s.

  651. NYCmike says:

    Trump is nothing like Gore.

    Gore is a sanctimonious type like “CG”.
    Trump is more of an obnoxious as shole “MD” type.

    Voters would definitely gravitate to a guy like MD quicker than to “CG”.

  652. Cash Cow TM says:

    Politics/government is like a true, never ending soap opera written by nobody and directed by fools.

  653. Wes says:

    Let’s not forget Gore won the popular vote and lost the Electoral College because Nader split his vote in Florida and New Hampshire. It’s not as if GWB beat Gore wwith a majority or even a plurality of the popular vote.

  654. chicon says:

    Wes – what do you think about the impact of the performance of the economy on the re-election chances of Trump?

  655. Wes says:

    I think it’s pivotal. Only Roosevelt and Obama–won reelection with poor economies. Each had inherited his economy from the presvious President and had illusory signs of improvement bolstering his reelection. If Americans at least feel Trump is improving the economy he’ll do fine in three years.

  656. NYCmike says:

    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/30/us/politics/pence-congress-family-planning-money.html?_r=1

    -Trump, along with Republican members in Congress, solidified certain voters to vote for them in 2018/2020.

    The “noise” out of DC is similar to the “noise” from Wall St. every day: They are always trying to sell you something (Robbie keeps buying it, for some reason!).

    Learn to ignore the “noise”, like a Warren Buffett in regards to Wall St, and simply wait for actual facts to come out before making a decision.

  657. NYCmike says:

    “I think it’s pivotal.”

    -Status quo in 2018 will most likely result in no changes. Better will result in larger Republican majorities. Recession/depression will produce a wave.

    I predict 55% chance of “Better”, 25% chance of “status quo”, 20% chance of “recession.

  658. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    The problem the Democrats have is finding a good candidate to oppose Trump in 2020. The Democrats are badly fractured. Does the party support Clinton’s free trade policies and globalism, or Sanders protectionist policies?

    The fact that some of their leading potential candidates are approaching their 80th birthday complicates things further.

  659. Robbie says:

    NYCmike says:
    March 31, 2017 at 2:24 pm
    Robbie says:
    March 31, 2017 at 11:43 am
    Lots of conflicting information on Rick Dearborn.
    -Which is why numerous people have asked you to wait before posting your drivel…….especially from “Maggie”.

    – Shut up!

  660. NYCmike says:

    **ignore**

  661. NYCmike says:

    http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/single-payer-health-care-revolution-waiting-article-1.3014506

    -Lost the battle, lost the war?

    A communication war was needed to get Obamacare repeal passed. I should have realized that Congressional Republicans were not up to that task.

    On top of that, if Kraut is correct, the war is already lost, as people now think they are entitled to healthcare.

    Unfortunately, in being told for years that Cubans/Canadians/Europeans ALL have coverage, they were rarely told that actual care was rationed, not by law, but by fact.

  662. NYCmike says:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0RhSUyaHTWc

    -Have to say, the Brits can definitely teach us something about how government should be conducted.

    I like how the gentleman starts to blush……

  663. Robbie says:

    dblaikie says:
    March 31, 2017 at 2:26 pm
    Robbie, I know that you can’t stand Trump. The election must have been a nightmare for you. But people voted for Trump not because they liked him. They voted because they believed that he would revive the economy where they lived (Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania). If the economy is doing better, they will vote for Trump.
    In addition if he stays the course with his court picks, the evangelicals will vote for him in mass. He will be the mischievous fellow you can’t help but love. Sort of like Clinton with the blue collar folks in the 90’s.

    – When you start with “the election must have been a nightmare for you”, it’s hard for me to take the rest of what you wrote seriously. Still, I’ll try.

    No, the election wasn’t a nightmare for me because I was glad to see the Republicans win. Most importantly, I was glad because it meant we’d get a conservative for SCOTUS.

    As for your claim why people voted for Trump, I disagree. I don’t think people voted for Trump so much as they voted against Clinton. People simply didn’t want her to be president. In the end, voters decided Trump was worth the risk.

    As for the rest of what you wrote, evangelicals may stick with Trump, but there’s no ignoring he has the worst approval rating ever recorded for a 10 week old presidency.

  664. NYCmike says:

    “As for the rest of what you wrote, evangelicals may stick with Trump, but there’s no ignoring he has the worst approval rating ever recorded for a 10 week old presidency.”

    -Thick-headed….going with the same calculations as before….just…….can’t…….stop……himself…..

  665. Robbie says:

    NYCmike says:
    March 31, 2017 at 3:13 pm
    **ignore**

    – Again, your problem is not with how fast the information gets posted at HHR. Your problem is with the content of the information. If it reinforces your view, you don’t care if it takes one second to get reposted. If it disagree with your view, it gets trashed.

    This what happens, though, when people dismiss out-of-hand news they don’t like simply because of where it comes. Look at Tina for instance. She refused to accept Flynn’s attorney’s account of the report about seeking immunity and instead went with others who simply offered opinions with which she agreed.

  666. Trump says:

    Shut up, Jeb cox-sucker.

    You are never right, retard. Not even close.

  667. Trump says:

    Why don’t you tell us again about the Ryancare bill with less support than Obamacare, as-wipe.

  668. Trump says:

    Do you believe in wiretap, Jeb dic-wad?

  669. chicon says:

    Where’s Tina? Wonder if she still thinks the story about Flynn seeking immunity is fake?

  670. Robbie says:

    NYCmike says:
    March 31, 2017 at 3:29 pm
    “As for the rest of what you wrote, evangelicals may stick with Trump, but there’s no ignoring he has the worst approval rating ever recorded for a 10 week old presidency.”
    -Thick-headed….going with the same calculations as before….just…….can’t…….stop……himself…..

    – Says the guy who supported and endless series of awful Senate candidates who either blew easily winnable seats or would have blown easily winnable seats (Angle, Buck, Mourdock, McDaniel).

    Again, you can ignore the reality of Trump’s approval rating all you want, but it will have an effect on his governing ability going forward. No one is going to feel the need to bailout a president with a 40% approval rating. Why walk the plank for an unpopular person? In fact, we saw that with the healthcare non-vote.

  671. Sheeple,Jr. says:

    Robbie

    Why are you so obsessed with polling?
    Trump is his own worst enemy when he tweets angrily. He has lost some Independent support because of his abrasiveness. It also drowns out the positives of what he is doing.
    That said, the 2016 CNN Exit Poll showed his favorabilty rating at 38% nationally. His approval rating today mirrors that percentage.
    Before last November’s election,a McClathchey/Marist Poll found Trump double digits behind Clinton. Why believe anything they produce now?
    Yesterday, PPP(D-NC) said that Trump was -13 in approval/disapproval. The PID was D+12.

  672. Trump says:

    17 percent, retarded monkey Robbie.

    Who walks the plank for 17 percent support?

    Man, you are a real dcumbag.

  673. Trump says:

    With 40 percent approval, Trump will win 400 evs.

    And the retard monkey Robbie will still suck jebs nuts.

  674. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    686. “When you start with “the election must have been a nightmare for you”, it’s hard for me to take the rest of what you wrote seriously. Still, I’ll try. No, the election wasn’t a nightmare for me because I was glad to see the Republicans win.”

    Actually you started election night with your typical doom and gloom, and then did not have much to say afterwards. They joy of winning must have left you speechless.
    _____________

    Robbie says:
    November 8, 2016 at 6:06 pm
    Give me a break.
    I’m totally disappointed Clinton’s going to win and more than a few good Republicans are going to lose because of it.
    I’m even more depressed that we have to wait another four years to try and fix this. Of course, if we nominate Cruz, then we’ll have to wait until 2024.
    I’m celebrating nothing. I’m pissed.
    __________
    I’m not sure if they have any state specific data, but Mark Halperin and John Heilemann both just suggested Democrats could sweep most of the Senate races. Earlier this evening, they didn’t offer that impression.

    __________________
    Robbie says:
    November 8, 2016 at 7:17 pm
    Lord Ashcroft has the exits posted on his twitter. Basically, they show an easy Clinton win, but not a landslide.
    Robbie says:
    November 8, 2016 at 7:40 pm
    Look like a rough night, but we all knew that once Trump became the nominee.
    Robbie says:
    November 8, 2016 at 8:12 pm
    Plenty of speculation that Blount is in big trouble.

  675. Trump says:

    If you had any brains, you’d have offed yourself, moron. It’s good for you that you don’t have any brains.

  676. Trump says:

    And that, sdc, is a just a small sample.

  677. Trump says:

    All this cra-weasel does is speculative bashing with no connection to reality. Ever.

  678. NYCmike says:

    “Your problem is with the content of the information.”

    -Robbie,

    This is a statement backed up by your own fantasy, as opposed to facts.

    I EXPECT Republicans to fail, be crooked, and to be out for themselves.

    I expect Democrats to be devious, be openly crooked, to buy votes using my tax money, and to be out for themselves.

    I would expect a sane person who flies a plane to learn that both sides are agenda-driven, and any initial report put out will usually be incorrect, which is why many people have asked you to “STOP, Think, Think again, wait 2 days, Then post”.

    I overestimate your mental condition, I guess.

  679. Trump says:

    Mental condition driven by Jeb worship.

  680. chicon says:

    Robbie is the General who is fighting the last war. Trump has changed stuff electorally – he violated many of the rules of the game and he won the election. The stuff we thought would derail him didn’t. Robbie now assumes that this same stuff will derail him next time. He was wrong about November, and is sticking to his guns and hoping he’ll be right this time.

  681. NYCmike says:

    While the poster “Trump” has been way over the top lately/forever, his posts showing Robbie’s Election Night comments show exactly what the issue is: Robbie can’t help himself, he will simply NOT wait to verify what some media personality tells him.

    SAD.

    Of course, I bet Gateway Pundit said “The Exit Polls are always Wrong”……but Robbie would NOT have paid attention to such a site…..Robbie is much too high-brow for that.

  682. Trump says:

    He has never recovered from the jeb disaster

  683. NYCmike says:

    Robbie says:
    November 8, 2016 at 6:06 pm

    -Voting still going on in about FIFTY states, yet this guy is already moaning…….SAD.

    BUT HE WILL CONTINUE TO DO IT……

  684. Trump says:

    Nothing can be “over the top” when beating the retarded monkey.

  685. Trump says:

    And berating is not the accurate term. It should be more like, “gently pointing out the jeb coc-suckers fallacies.”

    Yup, that’s it.

  686. chicon says:

    “But saying Republicans have the political will to put Gorsuch on the court is different than saying there are 50 GOP senators who are otherwise prepared to end the filibuster. Their appetite is entirely a function of circumstance. Were Democrats to lay off Gorsuch, keeping their powder dry for the future and maintaining the moral high ground, it would be rather easy to imagine the Susan Collinses, John McCains and Lindsey Grahams of the world getting cold feet with a lesser Trump pick, particularly one who shifts the balance of the court rather than maintaining it. ”

    http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/03/chuck-schumer-neil-gorsuch-filibuster-214968

    I really hope Chucky does the filibuster this time…

  687. Sheeple,Jr. says:

    #709 RRH is reporting that Claire McCaskill(D-MO) WILL filibuster Gorsuch.He will not get the 60 votes necessary to break the filibuster.
    Questions to answer:

    1- Will M. McConnell push the Nuclear Button?
    2- If yes, will the GOP get 50 votes?
    3- Who in the GOP will vote nay?
    4- Has McCaskill written her own political obituary?

  688. chicon says:

    710 – Imo…

    1. Yes
    2. Yes (only because of the quality of this candidate and that he’s not going to affect the balance of the court.
    3. Nobody, this time.
    4. Yes (assuming a good candidate). Perhaps her goose is cooked either way, so she may as well stay in the good graces of her side.

  689. Robbie says:

    McCaskill will filibuster Gorsuch.

  690. Robbie says:

    Aaron Blake?
    @AaronBlake

    It’s one off-year poll, yes, but Marist has Dems +9 on the generic ballot

  691. Sheeple,Jr. says:

    Robbie- How do you countenance this just-released Reuters Poll showing The Donald receiving about 22% approval from Democrats?

    http://polling.reuters.com/#poll/CP3_2/filters/PARTY_ID_:1/dates/20170120-20170328/type/smallest

    Also with respect to the Aaron Blake tweet, he is being roundly derided on Twitter for this post.

  692. chicon says:

    Woo Hoo, it’s doom!!

  693. Robbie says:

    Can anyone explain to me how the comments San Diego posted in 697 from election night suggest I was anything other than disappointed Republican seemed likely to lose? And if that’s the case, how can it be said I was disappointed with the results on election night when Republicans surprisingly won?

    Also, I posted the exit polls that were available early in the night and then provided my commentary about them. Isn’t that exactly what every here at the HHR nuthouse does? Of course, it is.

  694. chicon says:

    716 – speaking for just me…..it’s the willingness to reflexively believe bad news in an “I told you so” fashion. Also, I and others pointed out how wrong early exit polls have been – and you completely disregarded this fact (not an opinion). Just my take…

  695. Sheeple,Jr. says:

    Robbie- you never answered my question in #694 about believing anything that McClatchey/Marist produces since they were so wrong in last year’s polling for the General Election?
    Yet, you have the gall to post a data point from the M/M poll in #713.

  696. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    710. A question is will Manchin and Heitenkamp vote to end the filibuster rule. If the motion is to do a one time override of the ability to filibuster, and not end the rule,they may.

    Schumer is between a rock and a hard place, the left is demanding a filibuster attempt, and he has to play along. He must know it is a bad strategy.

  697. pitchaboy says:

    I can see that Robbie continues his Eeyore act here. Considering how great his predictions were even on the evening of election day, we should pay apt attention to his predictions for 2018.

  698. chicon says:

    716 – to be clear, everyone wants to be right and have others notice. You were far from alone in the negativity of the election or the fierceness of your opinion. But few people enjoy talking to people who seem to always predict doom and revel in it. I think that’s the impression here, but I could be wrong.

    I remain very willing to fly on your plane and sit with you at the HRR prom (if Cow seats us at the same table). A dance, though, remains out of the question….

  699. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    716. Its an example of your usual “doom and gloom” postings. You consistently post potential bad news. Its way you get referred to as a “concern troll”, although the reference may not be fair.

  700. Sheeple,Jr. says:

    #711 Watch for Dear Old Claire MC to retire and Kander to run in MO next year.

  701. Robbie says:

    chicon says:
    March 31, 2017 at 4:02 pm
    Robbie is the General who is fighting the last war. Trump has changed stuff electorally – he violated many of the rules of the game and he won the election. The stuff we thought would derail him didn’t. Robbie now assumes that this same stuff will derail him next time. He was wrong about November, and is sticking to his guns and hoping he’ll be right this time.

    – Every candidate who has won the White House believed he had reinvented the wheel, but that’s never been the case. Obama and his group thought they had broken the code and they hadn’t. LBJ won a massive landslide in 1964 and was then rebuked in 1966. Reagan won two landslides and was rebuked in 1982 in the House and in 1986 in the Senate.

    Trump has not changed things electorally. Rather than capitalize on the disarray of the opposition (as Theresa May has done in Great Britain), he has not gone beyond his 35% base. He was the beneficiary of running against a terribly unpopular candidate who represented the status quo in a change year. In the end, change won out, narrowly.

    In 2018, Trump and Republicans will not have Clinton as a foil. In 2010 and 2014, Obama lacked a foil and his low job approval signaled bad results for his party. In 2010, Obama’s RCP approval average was 45% on election day and it corresponded to a loss of 63 House seats. If you want to ignore his standing in the polls and blame everything on a hostile media, go right ahead.

    Job approval in the key stat when handicapping midterm elections.

  702. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    716. Do want to give you credit for coming across very thoughtful and intelligent in your postings, but that just makes the “doom and gloom” stick out more.

  703. Sheeple,Jr. says:

    Robbie- Good try, but the GOP has Pelosi and Schumer to run against. Both are poison in most of the Country.

  704. chicon says:

    724 – a good example of what I posted above. Dire predictions only. In my eyes, and apparently those of others as well, the constant negative drivel (which sometimes right and sometimes wrong) damages your credibility and cause me to discount your opinion. You typically seem to only post things in an effort to justify your negative outlook rather than in an effort at objective analysis.

  705. pitchaboy says:

    Trump and the Republicans will have their fate in 2018 dictated by the state of the economy, labor market and health care; unless the Russians take over the country. Marist will continue to count our pets as democrats to come up with D plus zillion samples.

  706. chicon says:

    728 – well said. In addition, I believe that poll is a registered voter poll. And whatever happens right now won’t mean squat IF the things you point out occur prior to the election.

    At this point (and for months after) in 1981, Robbie was probably (or would have been) absolutely sure Reagan was toast.

  707. Robbie says:

    Sheeple,Jr. says:
    March 31, 2017 at 4:44 pm
    Robbie- you never answered my question in #694 about believing anything that McClatchey/Marist produces since they were so wrong in last year’s polling for the General Election?
    Yet, you have the gall to post a data point from the M/M poll in #713.

    – There is a fallacy that needs to be addressed about 2016 polling. The national polling was correct. The final RCP average predicted a Clinton win of 3.2 points. She won by 2.1 points.

    As for Marist specifically, which you said was so wrong, had their final results as 46-44 Clinton. She won nationally 48-46. That seems pretty darn good to me.

    So if you want to go after individual state polling, have at it. But I’m speaking about national polling that measures Trump’s approval. And in 2016, the national polling was on the mark.

    Obviously, 2018 won’t be a national election, but there is a strong correlation between a president’s job approval and how his party does in midterm elections.

  708. Robbie says:

    Sheeple,Jr. says:
    March 31, 2017 at 4:54 pm
    Robbie- Good try, but the GOP has Pelosi and Schumer to run against. Both are poison in most of the Country.

    – In 2006, Republicans had Pelosi and Reid to run against. How’d that work out?

  709. Robbie says:

    pitchaboy says:
    March 31, 2017 at 4:46 pm
    I can see that Robbie continues his Eeyore act here. Considering how great his predictions were even on the evening of election day, we should pay apt attention to his predictions for 2018.

    – I’ve made no predictions about 2018. But that Marist poll, and the others which show Trump’s approval around 40%, is a flashing warning sign that something needs to change before people simply give up on him and the party he represents.

  710. NYCmike says:

    “I really hope Chucky does the filibuster this time…”

    -YES, I as well hope they go full-moonbat.

  711. SoHope says:

    I hope the dems continue to overplay their hand and filibuster this SCOTUS pick. Gorsuch is the nominee for us to pop our filibuster cherry on. We all know that a filibuster for a replacement for RBG, a more controversial nominee, or a vacancy right before a presidential election we wouldnt have the intestinal fortitude to force through.

  712. chicon says:

    731 – again, the negative…..

  713. SoHope says:

    Do it now and we can rubber stamp every young reliable conservative judge we need to. If Trump doesn’t replace 3 aging conservative judges in the next 4 years we will likely have a liberal SCOTUS when he loses. The question isn’t will anyone nuke the filibuster because we all know the dems will if in 4 years they have the presidency and senate and have a SCOTUS pick. I hope nobody is too naive to think otherwise.

  714. chicon says:

    736 – Conservatives are Thomas, Alito, Roberts, and (sometimes) Kennedy. Alito and Roberts are going nowhere, so that leaves Kennedy and Thomas who could retire.

    Ginsburg, Kennedy and Breyer are the most likely to retire in Trump’s term. If they all do so, and he puts on real conservatives, that will be seven real conservatives.

    That is worth the nuke, especially since the R’s would never use it anyway.

  715. Sheeple,Jr. says:

    #730 So your explanation is that McClatchet/Marist is a terrific pollster because they poll like PPP. They attempt to create Dem. momentum and inevitability for months on end with skewed polls, but all is forgiven because they get their last poll right? A couple months prior to last November, M/M had the Generic Congressional Ballot at D+8; the actual result was R+1. Pathetic!
    #731 How far back do you want to go? Who were the political foils in the 1896 election?

    Robbie- Why no comment about today’s Reuters Poll which shows The Donald’s approval/disapproval at net -1??

  716. Sheeple,Jr. says:

    Robbie Do you support the GOP’s triggering the Nuclear Option for SCOTUS next Friday? Do you believe they will if the Dems. filibuster Gorsuch?

  717. chicon says:

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4367746/WikiLeaks-says-CIA-disguised-hacking-Russian-activity.html

    So, the CIA can make hacking look like the Russians did it. If so, maybe the CIA (or more likely an employee within) hacked the DNC, gave the info to Wiki and made it look like the Russians did it.

    Why would they do this? To help Trump? No, to galvanize public and governmental anger at Russia. Perhaps they are concerned we need a wakeup call on the Rooskies….

    I’ll now turn in my tin foil hat to the teacher.

  718. chicon says:

    739 – I’ll take a shot at his answer…. No I don’t – if they do so, they’ll probably lose the House in 2018.

  719. SoHope says:

    Replace 3 aging conservatives or 2 conservatives and 1 liberal…either way 3 is the magic number.
    Trump will likely only be a one term president and our SCOTUS strategy should be planned accordingly. Thomas and Kennedy won’t last 8 years assuming Trump’s possible Democrat replacement is a one termer and we get another shot and hold the Senate. All big ifs….we must “young up” our SCOTUS 4 man lineup in 4 years.

  720. Robbie says:

    Sheeple,Jr. says:
    March 31, 2017 at 5:41 pm
    Robbie Do you support the GOP’s triggering the Nuclear Option for SCOTUS next Friday? Do you believe they will if the Dems. filibuster Gorsuch?

    – Yes.

  721. Robbie says:

    chicon says:
    March 31, 2017 at 5:45 pm
    739 – I’ll take a shot at his answer…. No I don’t – if they do so, they’ll probably lose the House in 2018.

    – Wrong. Thanks for playing.

  722. Sheeple,Jr. says:

    Are we certain that the Senate GOP can rely on receiving the “nuclear” votes next Friday from at least three(3) of the following Senators?
    Collins
    Flake
    Heller
    McCain
    Murkowski

    (Did I miss any other GOP Senate squishes?)

  723. Robbie says:

    Sheeple,Jr. says:
    March 31, 2017 at 5:38 pm
    #730 So your explanation is that McClatchet/Marist is a terrific pollster because they poll like PPP. They attempt to create Dem. momentum and inevitability for months on end with skewed polls, but all is forgiven because they get their last poll right? A couple months prior to last November, M/M had the Generic Congressional Ballot at D+8; the actual result was R+1. Pathetic!
    #731 How far back do you want to go? Who were the political foils in the 1896 election?
    Robbie- Why no comment about today’s Reuters Poll which shows The Donald’s approval/disapproval at net -1??

    – Did I call Marist a terrific pollster? No. Don’t put words in my mouth.

    As for the partisan ID debate, that’s a bogus issue as some learned the hard way in 2012 when unskewing became a thing.

  724. chicon says:

    744 – lighten up, Francis….

  725. chicon says:

    745 – I believe several of them have said they’re willing to do so now.

  726. Robbie says:

    chicon says:
    March 31, 2017 at 5:59 pm
    744 – lighten up, Francis….

    – Don’t assume.

  727. chicon says:

    749 – You ain’t the boss of me, Jack.

    So, go ahead and remain sour….

  728. Trump says:

    All the Jeb pounding has really messed your so-called brains, hasn’t it, Jeb sucker?

    #17 percent.

  729. SoHope says:

    This is the battlefield to push the squishes to vote to nuke…not a replacement for RBG…and don’t we only need 2 of those 5 with Pence?

  730. chicon says:

    752 – can afford two defections on the nuking of the filibuster. That would make it 50-50, and bring in Pence.

  731. Robbie says:

    chicon says:
    March 31, 2017 at 6:05 pm
    749 – You ain’t the boss of me, Jack.
    So, go ahead and remain sour….

    – And you don’t know what I think.

    So, stop pretending you do.

  732. chicon says:

    754 – everyone here know what you think.

  733. SoHope says:

    Or just have the defections vote present

  734. chicon says:

    756 – Need 50 affirmative votes (plus Pence) to change the Senate rules.

  735. SoHope says:

    I thought we had a 53 vote majority for some reason.

  736. Trump says:

    You don’t think, retard monkey.

  737. chicon says:

    Robbie – you post a lot here. I would imagine you post what you think, no? So how would people that read here not know what you think? It ain’t no secret.

  738. Trump says:

    He doesn’t know what he thinks, he doesn’t know what he posts, he doesn’t know if there is any connection between his “so-called thinking and his posting, it’s all a haze induced by men’s relentless pounding.

  739. Trump says:

    Jeb’s relentless pounding, that is.

  740. Tina says:

    Gang, any updates on obama hacking?

  741. Tina says:

    Report: U.S. Citizen Names Unmasked ‘for Political Purposes’ to ‘Embarrass Trump and His Team’
    Report: U.S. Citizen Names Unmasked ‘for Political Purposes’ to ‘Embarrass Trump and His Team’
    legalinsurrection.com

  742. Tina says:

    Adam Housely, old news. It could have started in 2011.

  743. lisab says:

    one question for historians …

    why wasn’t the vp made a full voting senator, instead of just for ties?

    it would have made the vp more valuable

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  745. chicon says:

    Could be large trouble coming up for the Dems.

  746. NYCmike says:

    chicon,

    Redstate is NOT reliable. Robbie doesn’t read them.

  747. NYCmike says:

    cheers!

  748. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    I would be surprised if there were any Republican defections on a vote to kill the filibuster for the Gorsuch nomination. Any Republican who did so it is committing political suicide; this is a litmus test issue.

    McConnell has been very successful in getting the Senate to approve cabinet members even on close votes; unlike Ryan he has parliamentary skills.

    What would be the reason a Republican would vote against Gorsuch?

  749. Tina says:

    Our sources:The person who did the unmasking is “very well known, very high up, very senior, in the intelligence world & is not in the FBI

    Clapper

  750. Tina says:

    Always two there are

    Clapper and brennan

  751. Tina says:

    David Frum? @davidfrum
    If Hillary Clinton were president now, Putin would be paying a price for his attack on US democracy.

    Lol, idiot.

  752. Trump says:

    Robbie loves David grim. I think he is David frum.

  753. Tina says:

    Donald J. Trump? @realDonaldTrump
    When will Sleepy Eyes Chuck Todd and @NBCNews start talking about the Obama SURVEILLANCE SCANDAL and stop with the Fake Trump/Russia story?

    Another am tweet to trigger the drats-jebots.

  754. Tina says:

    Donald J. Trump? @realDonaldTrump
    It is the same Fake News Media that said there is “no path to victory for Trump” that is now pushing the phony Russia story. A total scam!

    Thry ate pushing for war with congress and your imoeachment. They must be defeated. The bush, clintune, obumbler foreign policy is a failure.

  755. Tina says:

    War with russia.

  756. Tina says:

    Peter Daou? @peterdaou

    It is becoming increasingly clear that Bernie’s diehard supporters, those who became avowed Hillary haters, were influenced by #Russia.
    3:34 PM · Mar 31, 2017

    Same Russians caused the massive walk out at her convention too.

  757. Tina says:

    The russians also caused her to collapse on 9/11/16 in a non medical event.

  758. PresidentPaul! says:

    Shouldn’t it be clear to everyone that the only reason Roberts and Alito ever got on the court was because the GOP controlled the senate.

    Why does the GOP never filibuster democrat nominees?

    “Progressive Groups Pressure Democrats Not To Fund Senators Who Back Gorsuch
    They’re taking their demands right to Senate Democrats’ campaign HQ.”

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/progressives-pressure-dscc-senators-gorsuch_us_58dec7c0e4b0b3918c838a3b?z9&

    “Major progressive organizations are pushing the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee to deny funding to any Democratic senator who votes for, or otherwise enables the confirmation of, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.

    Credo, AllofUs, UltraViolet, Friends of the Earth Action, Demand Progress and other online activism heavyweights have already amassed hundreds of thousands of signatures on a petition to be delivered to the DSCC.

    Representatives from the groups plan to deliver the petition to committee headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Monday and demand a meeting with DSCC chair Sen. Chris Van Hollen (Md.). Some liberal leaders are also scheduled to speak out against Gorsuch at a rally in lower Manhattan on Saturday. “

  759. PresidentPaul! says:

    Kek vs Moloch

    And the Kek victory

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTl80wZv8YE

  760. Tina says:

    Brit Hume? @brithume
    Tough few days for Trump White House. Bannon et al revealed to be rich. And Mike Pence convicted of marital fidelity. Oh, the horror.

    And jebots still triggered.

  761. Phil says:

    Tina

    Nice find. Hilarious.

  762. Tina says:

    Morning phil, glad you are still posting

  763. Robbie says:

    Here’s a really interesting conversation between Michael Savage and Matt Drudge. Drudge makes a lot of great points. I’d encourage everyone to listen. It lasts about 12 minutes.

    http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2017/03/31/matt_drudge_on_savage_hillary_looks_like_shes_running_again_trump_should_disappear_for_a_while.html

  764. Cash Cow TM says:

    BREAKING

    New RAS and Gallup polls today.

    Both have Trump at 70% approval!
    ********************************
    (Happy April Fool’s Day)

  765. Cash Cow TM says:

    Seriously, on DRUDGE yesterday I saw a headline saying that 68% of the universe may be an illusion and not really there (or something to that order).

    If the universe is infinite, how can ANY % of it be an illusion?

    Doing deep thinking today.

  766. Cash Cow TM says:

    “The russians also caused her to collapse on 9/11/16 in a non medical event.”

    Yeah, probably hit her with a blow dart.

  767. Tina says:

    Farkas claims the russians are behind fake news.

    Not cnn, not nbc, not sleepy eyes, and not fake flapper.

  768. Bitterlaw says:

    Cash Cow – Just ask Walt. He was there when the universe started.

  769. lisab says:

    Milk is a ‘Symbol of White Supremacy’

  770. Tina says:

    Donald J. Trump? @realDonaldTrump
    Wow, @FoxNews just reporting big news. Source: “Official behind unmasking is high up. Known Intel official is responsible. Some unmasked….

    More triggering.

  771. PresidentPaul! says:

    South Africa looks to do what Robert Mugabe did for Zimbabwe and Hugo Chavez did for Venezuela aka far-left wing psychopaths are in charge.

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/apr/01/south-africa-malusi-gigaba-new-finance-minister-wealth-redistribution?CMP=twt_gu

  772. Wes says:

    Dylann Roof pleads guilty and will get life in South Carolina. I’d like to see the law changed so a guilty plea comes with an automatic death sentence. Then I’d like to be hired on as South Carolina’s state executioner so I can throw him in a brazen bull and heat it white hot with him inside.

  773. Wes says:

    Amazing how Bunu seems to express didain for Ron Paul’s authoritarian soulmates in Africa and South America.

  774. chicon says:

    798 – If you get the job, I’ll apply to be your assistant.

  775. Tina says:

    Trump Dossier Financier Accused Of Improper Work For Kremlin Via @dailycaller
    dailycaller.com

    Lol

  776. Tina says:

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=5NO-rxIhh9g&feature=youtu.be

    Farkas, the russians made be do it.

    She really neds to lawyah up.

  777. Tina says:

    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2017/04/potus-trump-calls-media-russia-story-fake-news-total-scam/

    Yesm hammer time. I like your press secretary. Spicer. He is having way too much fun.

  778. jason says:

    If Hillary Clinton were president now, Putin would be paying a price for his attack on US democracy.”

    Didn’t Obama tell Romney in the 2012 debate that the “cold war was over”?

    Did Hillary disagree with him?

  779. chicon says:

    Jason – it’s a hot war now; the Rooskies can steal the plans for all our military equipment, but reading the emails of the DNC has changed everything….

  780. Wes says:

    So because Mike Pence avoids any appearance of impropriety by never eating alone with a woman besides his wife and won’t attend an event serving alcohol without her, the Left thinks he’s some kind of abominable sexist.

    This comes from the same people who defended Bill Clinton for getting a Lewinsky in the White House.

    (Before you say it, Bitter, I never condoned or defended whst Clinton and Lewinsky did. I just said I don’t care and think Republicans were stupid to use it as the nucleus of an ill-fated impeachment proceeding that backfired spectacularly.)

  781. chicon says:

    807 – Also, the feminists spent a few decades getting us to the point where sexual relations between a boss and an underling were automatically considered sexual harassment because of the power inequity between them. Then the ultimate example of power inequity comes along – POTUS and an intern – and the feminists all blame the chick….

    Now we have a guy in power doing exactly what the the feminists have asked for over the last 50 years – avoid creating situations in which the woman with less power in the dyad can feel “sexual pressure” – and he’s the strange one….. Feminists will find sexist violations in any situations – and have a big fat zero in the credibility column.

  782. Bitterlaw says:

    Wes – I thought that you have cheated on every girlfriend and wife you ever had. Why would I think that you condoned Clinton being the same way?

  783. chicon says:

    Follow-up on 808 – I personally think Pence’s rule in this regard is a bit of overkill, but I’ll certainly not fault him for it.

  784. Tina says:

    Window closing for the rs in cngress to roll back the obumblers regulations.

    Comtinue failure by ryan and mitchie.

  785. chicon says:

    Shots fired!!

  786. Tina says:

    http://thehill.com/regulation/326812-window-closing-for-congress-to-roll-back-obama-era-regulations

    Here is the link, hope it is wrong. Eveything. He proposed shoukd be repelaed.

  787. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    “Milk is a ‘Symbol of White Supremacy’”

    It is a sign of the times that someone was stupid enough to make this type of comment. At least it is from PETA, a group recognized as being a bunch of crazies.

    One of the best videos every made was about Australian lamb day; the fate of a plate of kale sent some PETA types into a frenzy:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7i15OPuFvmA

  788. Robbie says:

    Tina says:
    April 1, 2017 at 5:57 pm
    Window closing for the rs in cngress to roll back the obumblers regulations.
    Comtinue failure by ryan and mitchie.

    – And how, pray tell, is this continued failure by Ryan and McConnell? Best if you answer without your tinfoil hat on.

  789. Tina says:

    Dumb as schiff,

    You know the answer.

  790. Tina says:

    No repeal of obumbkercare

    No replacement

    No full cabinet

    No tax cuts

    No spending cuts

    They are the leaders, dumb as schiff.

  791. Tina says:

    John never trump podhurt is getting destroyed in twitter over Farkas. Typical rino shill.

  792. Tina says:

    Bor seeems like a creep with his questionabke behavior. Faux wants the money that he generates, but the two leftist sons are ruining the brand.

  793. Tina says:

    http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/04/01/fox-trump-surveilled-before-nomination-agencies-info-blocked-nunes-weeks/

    The dam is breaking in the surveilance of the president and the leaking.

    Somebody gonna go to jail soon.

  794. Tina says:

    “He wants everybody to believe that he told the truth when he said he was wiretapped,” added Waters, who has been an outspoken critic of Trump, accusing him of lying and calling for his impeachment.

    “He needs to quit it. He needs to stop it,” she continued. “This is a president that has shown that he does not have what it takes to lead this country. As a matter of fact, I’ve never heard a president of the United States been called a liar as much as he’s been called a liar by practically everybody. He just does not have credibility.”

    Why Downtiwn waters? This is coming to a rapid end and people are going to prison. Oh time for you to by a new wig at sears.

  795. Tina says:

    And then on Friday at Georgetown University, she blasted Trump’s proposed cuts to the State Department and international aid as “ a grave mistake for our country.”

    He should scale down the state department even further. Useless agency.

  796. PresidentPaul! says:

    Proof that Westbrook Pads Stats.

    Would be a shame if the NBA gave the MVP to this scammer

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtnB3VhU9I0

  797. chicon says:

    823 – not according to James Mattis.

  798. NYCmike says:

    Tina,

    If it has good leadership, it is NOT useless.

  799. Bitterlaw says:

    Lifetime Democrat Trump might not implement a Republican agenda? Shocking. The consolation prize is that Hillary will not be implementing her agenda.

  800. chicon says:

    826 – and if it has bad leadership, it can cause all kinds of problems. Which also indicates its level of importance.

  801. chicon says:

    827 – and that Neil Gorsuch is very likely to be on the Supreme Court, rather than whoever Cruella would have appointed.

  802. NYCmike says:

    chicon,

    Please don’t be so mean….to Cruella!

  803. NYCmike says:

    Gonzaga to the big dance! My nephew and his crew know how to pick them!

  804. NYCmike says:

    Cheers to all and goodnight!

  805. Tina says:

    http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/national/article140461978.html

    Crowdstrike retracts russian hacking claim, but mcamensety and goiber stilk scream Russians.

  806. Tina says:

    Lets hooe that gorsuch gets thriuh in friday, otherwise,msenste wikkmbreak soon for,easter.

  807. Tina says:

    The evidence that it was the russian gubment that hacked is flimsy at best.

  808. Bitterlaw says:

    Tina – I do not trust Putin at all. He is a thug with nuclear weapons. Trump is a fool if he thinks that he can deal with Putin because Putin will never honor any deal.

  809. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    831. “Gonzaga to the big dance!”

    I predicted that Gonzaga could go all the way on this board a couple of weeks ago, it was met with some skepticism.

  810. Bitterlaw says:

    SD – They were a ! seed so it is not exactly stunning. I would prefer that they win but they have not gone all the way yet. Very exciting for their fans.

    I would like Oregon to beat UNC just to get a different team in the final game. I am neutral in the Duke/UNC rivalry.

  811. Tina says:

    Bl, I agree but it does nit orove that he hacked the election

  812. Cash Cow TM says:

    BREAKING

    Trump announces he will leave office!

    He will agree to shift jobs with WV Gov. Jim Justice and DJT will become governor of WV.

    First Trump will announce his resignation as president.
    Second, Pence moves up to be president.
    Third, Justice will be selected vice president
    Fourth Pence will resign.
    Fifth, Justice becomes president and selected Pence to be vice president!
    ****************
    April Fool!

  813. Cash Cow TM says:

    BTW,
    New thread.
    ************
    (April Fool!)

  814. Walt says:

    Gonzaga held lead against SCAR almost whole game (just like they did against WVU)

    SCAR comes back from a @10 point deficit late in 2nd half (just like WVU did).

    SCAR tied the game with a few minutes left (just like WVU did)

    Officials call timeout to look at something on the video replay and give Gonzaga a much needed rest (just like happened in the WVU game)

    Gonzaga leads by three with just seconds left with the opposing team having the ball and looking for a 3 to tie (just like the WVU game)

    Opposing team fowls up and Gonzaga wins (just like happened in the WVU game.

    Man, I felt like it was dejavu all over again.

  815. Bitterlaw says:

    Tina – I would not be surprised if Russia did hack the computers of Hillary and the DNC. I would not be surprised if Russia did deliver damaging information to WikiLeaks. I would not even be surprised if Trump’s campaign did try to gain an advantage with Russian help.

    All that being said, zzzzzzzzzz. Nobody denies that the content of the e-mails was true. Hackers did not make Hillary essentially ignore Wisconsin and Michigan and some other close states in the last month of the campaign.

  816. Tina says:

    People from russia or putin, russian guvment officials!

  817. Cash Cow TM says:

    Everyone is ‘Russian’ to conclusions.
    ************************************
    OK, off to bed.

    This was a real BUST of an April Fools Day.
    Nobody tying to fool anybody about anything.

    But Walt did nab his 10th vole today.
    NO FOOLING!

  818. chicon says:

    843 – And nobody denies that the DNC was warned about the vulnerability of their systems and did not take the warning seriously.

    BTW – isn’t that kinda what enemies do? Sometimes even friends? Obama spent considerable money trying to help beat his buddy, Bibi, as prime minister of Israel.

    Actually hacking into the voting machines = act of war.

    Taking emails = less than that.

  819. Sheeple,Jr. says:

    Bitterlaw and Other Attorneys:
    How can you not be embarrassed to be in the same profession as this Obama-appointed Judge who rendered the decision identified in the link below? His reasoning and decision are so flawed that I laughed out loud reading the article.
    Taken to its extreme, anyone who uses the word,”Resist”,can be held liable if a Trump supporter is roughed-up by a Liberal.
    So this Judge joins the Maryland and Hawaii Judges in perfecting the art of judicial mind-reading!

    http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_TRUMP_PROTESTER_LAWSUIT?SITE=MYPSP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2017-04-01-20-00-59

  820. Sheeple,Jr. says:

    A few days back, I listed the five(5) GOP squishes who could “screw the pooch” on Friday vis-a-vis the Gorsuch nomination and the removal of the filibuster for SCOTUS nominations. They are:
    Collins(ME)
    Flake(AZ)
    Heller(NV)
    McCain(AZ)
    Murkowski(AK)
    On further thought, I feel relatively confident that Flake and Heller will not bail. To wit:
    1- Flake- does not want to be primaried from the right in 2018 in AZ.
    2- Heller- he must realize that in 2016 Joe Heck lost major rural support in his Senate run in NV due to his antagonism toward The Donald. Heck would have prevailed if he had gone “the Toomey route” last year.

    Of the three(3) remaining,I feel that Murkowski would go along since Gorsuch,a conservative Judge, would be more inclined to vote for Alaska in its many lawsuits against the Federal government(States’ Rights). Her political career would end if she voted otherwise.

    Who knows about the other two.They both enjoy sticking their fingers in the eyes of the GOP and love sucking-up the main-steam media.

    What are your thoughts?

  821. Sheeple,Jr. says:

    A lot of you still mention this MD guy. From what I can glean, MD was a long-time poster,who at times, could be intemperate.
    He hated Trump mostly due to his GOP wife’s antipathy toward The Donald.
    MD started mouthing Liberal doctrine during the campaign and when Trump won, he took his ball and went home,never to post at HHR again.

    Do I have it correct?

  822. jason says:

    No, you have it all wrong.

    MD never mouthed liberal doctrine, he is a staunch conservative, way to the right of Trump.

    Basically he didn’t think Trump was fit to be President and was going to lose big to Hillary.

    He didn’t hate Trump because of his wife, he thought the fact his wife was willing to support Hillary was a signal that Trump was going to lose too many moderate Rs and women to win.

    There was nothing unreasonable about MD’s positions, many were shared by others here in one way or another, including me.

    I didn’t agree with him that Trump was going lose big because I thought Hillary was a horrible candidate on her own and she was going to waste a lot of votes in CA in NY, making her 3 point national possibly insufficient to carry the battleground states, which is what happened.

    MD is actually more knowledgeable in politics and has a better track record in predicting results than many of those still attacking him.

    He is certainly smarter than many of the morons here.

  823. jason says:

    The LA Times basically calls for a revolution against Trump.

    Among the charges, that he tried to “uninsure” millions of Americans.

    Our independent press.

  824. jason says:

    LA TImes calls Trump dishonest.

    Never had a problem with all the lies Obama told.

  825. Sheeple,Jr. says:

    #851
    Thanks for the clarity regarding MD.
    How long must he remain in retirement before he is eligible for the HHR Hall of Fame?

  826. Tina says:

    From a so called press tweet
    Trump stayed home at the White House yesterday, but he’s on the move today.
    7:13 AM – 2 Apr 2017

  827. chicon says:

    851 – agreed on MD’s political acumen, and that he’s a conservative. He knew a lot and often had an excellent point of view. But, like the rest of us, he was wrong on occasion. And he went well over the line with personal attacks against anyone who believed Trump might have a chance to win. He acted the intolerant bully. BTW, I thought he was right about Trump’s chances. fwiw.

  828. Bitterlaw says:

    Jason – The Walking Dead season finale is tonight. Will Negan finally do something to Rick other than give him a stern glance? Will Rick finally have a plan that works?

  829. chicon says:

    849 – I think Flake, Collins and Murkowski have indicated they’ll go along with the nuke if THIS candidate is filibustered. I believe McCain – the alleged institutional purist (gag) – will go along with his friend Graham and say the misuse of the filibuster by the dems leaves him no choice.

    Don’t know about Heller, but two defections are okay (even if aggravating).

  830. Bitterlaw says:

    Sheeple – I read the article. It appears that the judge refused to dismiss the lawsuit and allowed it to go to trial. Most likely, this was a dismissal of either Preliminary Objections to the Complaint or denial of a Motion to Dismiss the case on the Pleadings. The judge is correct that you do not have First Amendment protection for inciting violence. Also, this is a civil case. The alleged actions of Trump or his staff could give rise to an intentional or negligent bodily harm. They could be liable for damages. The trial judge or jury will have to decide the actual case. As a practical matter, Complaints are rarely dismissed at this level.

    An easy comparison for analysis would be a defamation suit. I have the first amendment right to say that you are a thief, a liar and a carrier of a disease. That first amendment right does not protect me from being sued.

  831. chicon says:

    Sheeple – should a teacher need to be embarrassed to be in a profession in which a few members molest children? Should an honest legislator be embarrassed to be in a profession in which some members steal from the public? Should an honest taxi driver be embarrassed to be in a profession in which some drivers intentionally take longer routes to increase fares? We could list professions all day; and if the answer is yes to these questions, we’d all be constantly embarrassed.

  832. Bitterlaw says:

    MD made the critical error of thinking that his own life mirrored the greater world. When his wife became o vocal Hillary supporter, he believed that most suburban women would do the same. Personally, that was not my experience. I can only name 2 Republican women who voted for Hillary. I can name 1 Democrat woman who voted for Trump. The rest voted the party line or did not vote for President.

    MD was vicious in condemning people who did not agree with him in 2016. He mocked me for thinking that SCOTUS was an important issue. He did adopt some liberal criticisms of Trump like “how could a father with daughters vote for him?” It was easy for me to vote for the loathsome Trump because Hillary was, in my opinion, a horrible role model for girls – achieve nothing on you own and just let your husband treat like to dirt to get ahead.

    I do not believe that MD will ever return. He holds all of us in contempt for posting here. He condemns us as collaborators with the evil Trump – even those of us who have condemned him repeatedly. MD never got over being wrong. He must now continue down that path or face the impossible task of owning his mistake.

  833. Tina says:

    Donald J. Trump? @realDonaldTrump
    The real story turns out to be SURVEILLANCE and LEAKING! Find the leakers.

    Jebits to be triggered soon…

  834. chicon says:

    Bitter says…” He must now continue down that path or face the impossible task of owning his mistake.”

    He could do two other things, imo. One is that he could post under a different name, although he’d have a tough time not being able to brag about his past correct prognostications. Second, he could wait for a colossal screw up by Trump with real consequences; and then come back here to tell as all how correct he was about Trump, even if American people (and us dopes at HHR) were too stupid to see it.

  835. chicon says:

    Tina – three investigations…

    1. Extent of Russian efforts to interfere with American electoral process.

    2. Did Trump campaign coordinate efforts with Russia to sway the campaign his way?

    3. Surveillance and Leaks.

    They could all be true. They could all be false. Or several combinations between them. I think we can investigate and discuss each of them individually.

  836. Tina says:

    I think we do know 1 and 2 answers to.

    3 has not yet been investigated and may not be

  837. chicon says:

    I wish McConnell would goad Chucky into a filibuster. He’s showing a lot of confidence that he’s got the votes in an effort to get him to back down. Of is he intentionally making it look like a bluff?

  838. Tina says:

    CNN Lies & Is Hitler? @NolteNC
    Russian hoax is collapsing.

    All that remains standing in the rubble is Obama’s illegal spying.

    Pretty much the case, but the unioarty will not allow for an investigation into obama wiretapping.

  839. Tina says:

    Bill Mitchell? @mitchellvii
    THE PATTERN:
    1) Trump makes claim.
    2) Media declare him crazy.
    3) Life happens.
    4) Trump proven right.
    5) Media yells racist!

    Lol, it is true.

  840. Tina says:

    We need to win the gorsuch vote, given the ryancare fiasco and the senate not yet getting trumps full cabinet in.

  841. chicon says:

    865 – interesting.

  842. Tina says:

    Fake Flapper of al cnn to Schiff for Brains “Do you have anything definitive on Trump/Russia?”

    A: “Nothing definitive at this point”

  843. Tina says:

    Bumbling Nancy Pelosi admits Trump/Russia allegations are just speculation

    You will hear and see more and more of these stories, and then a change of subject matter. This is tomavoid any investigation into wiretapping and leaking.

  844. chicon says:

    If no evidence of coordination with Trump emerges, the dems will lose interest in the Russia story.

  845. lisab says:

    In a matter of weeks, President Trump has taken dozens of real-life steps that, if they are not reversed, will rip families apart, foul rivers and pollute the air, intensify the calamitous effects of climate change and profoundly weaken the system of American public education for all.

  846. Sheeple,Jr. says:

    Bitterlaw and Chicon- thanks for your thoughts on the Judge’s ruling in the Trump incitement matter. I feel embarrassed for myself and all Catholics when a Priest gets indicted for pedophilia. The continuation of the case is a travesty.

    Tina #869- if the GOP fails in confirming Gorsuch, it will very shortly cease to exist as a political Party!

  847. chicon says:

    874 – Thank God….

  848. Sheeple,Jr. says:

    874 LA Times article, I gather!
    873 As will the media

  849. chicon says:

    875 – For me (also Catholic), I’m not embarrassed by the priest/pedophile issue. I’m angry about it. Imo, the embarrassment lies with the pedophiles and those that ignored their crimes, thereby allowing for more victims. Just my take.

  850. NYCmike says:

    “MD is actually more knowledgeable in politics and has a better track record in predicting results than many of those still attacking him.”

    -Agree with jason, except his use of the word “attacking”.

    Pointing out a simple fact, that MD ran away after the election due to his inability to say “I was wrong.” gives any poster plenty of reason to continue to ridicule him as the loudmouth schoolyard bully he turned out to be.

    #Relentlessmyarse

  851. lisab says:

    Tina #869- if the GOP fails in confirming Gorsuch, it will very shortly cease to exist as a political Party!
    ——————————————–

    not sure about that.

    i think there would be a revolution in the party, and the trumpists would win. all the ryan supporters would be swept away.

  852. lisab says:

    what i think trump should have done

    1st day: reversed ALL of obama’s executive orders in one stroke.

    asked for resignations from ALL obama appointees, which is not the same as accepting all of them

    then
    priority 1: cabinet
    priority 2: gorsuch
    priority 3: wall
    priority 4: taxes
    priority 5: obamacare

    basically start with the stuff he could not lose, and work his way to the stuff where he can and has

    so that he would be on a roll

  853. Waingro says:

    INBOX: @SenDonnelly (D-Ind.) says he will vote FOR GORSUCH. He’s 3rd moderate Dem to announce support for him.

  854. lisab says:

    the dems need to pretend to stop gorsuch, and desperately need a face saving deal to let him pass.

    they cannot let the far left think they rolled over, but the reality is they NEED to keep the filibuster or

    every far right judge from now on will be appointed.

    the best hope for them is that mccain agrees that he will not nuke the filibuster in the future if they pass gorsuch

    basically a deal of 5 or so with mccain at its center

    once the filibuster is dead the dems lose all power in the senate

  855. lisab says:

    Woman charged with child abuse for circumcising her 4-year-old son
    ————————————-

    +10 points for circumcision

    – 10 million points for doing that to her 4 year old son

    that is why we have obamacare so people can go to hospitals with doctors

  856. lisab says:

    MOSCOW — Need some election interference? The Russian Foreign Ministry is ready to help — or so it says on April Fools’ Day.

    On Saturday, the ministry posted on its Facebook page an audio file of the purported new automated telephone switchboard message for Russian embassies.

    “To arrange a call from a Russian diplomat to your political opponent, press 1,” the recording begins, in Russian and English. Press 2 “to use the services of Russian hackers,” and 3 “to request election interference.”

  857. chicon says:

    885 – need some election interference? Call Obama. He’s got experience – ask Bibi.

  858. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    885. The whole issue is really absurd.

    So the Russians will hack your E-mails and have them published. Then the voters can determine the difference between what you say and actually believe. Release of this sort of honest information should void an election.

    What ever happened to the saying: “The truth will set you free?”

  859. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    881. lisab says:”what i think trump should have done. 1st day: reversed ALL of obama’s executive orders in one stroke. asked for resignations from ALL obama appointees, which is not the same as accepting all of them

    then
    priority 1: cabinet
    priority 2: gorsuch
    priority 3: wall
    priority 4: taxes
    priority 5: obamacare

    basically start with the stuff he could not lose, and work his way to the stuff where he can and has so that he would be on a roll”

    Totally agree, Trump should hire you to replace Bannon.

  860. lisab says:

    well, let me clarify,

    i think that is what trump should have done to be successful in the eyes of his supporters

    i am not endorsing those. moves as matters of policy

  861. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    889. Political strategists don’t necessarily agree with their client’s politics. In fact disagreeing with it sometimes gives them better judgement, since they can see the weaknesses.

  862. Ron N says:

    I am confused now I think CNN said the Dems don’t want to give Gen. Flynn immunity because it’s seem he had nothing to do with the fake Russian story. I think the media are starting to realize there maybe nothing there. But it’s to late because of them the left and most in the media will say we have to keep looking. There has to be something to find.

  863. Cash Cow TM says:

    Come on, Dave.

    Haven’t put a post up since last month…

  864. lisab says:

    sign of global warming

    90% of Florida experiencing “severe drought”

  865. chicon says:

    Bitter – Cubs about to begin their defense of the World Series championship. If that happened, there’s at least a chance the Birds win a Super Bowl.

  866. NYCmike says:

    Adrian Peterson to sign w/ Patriots?

  867. Tina says:

    Richard Grenell? @RichardGrenell
    Obama was President then.
    David Frum? @davidfrum
    If Hillary Clinton were president now, Putin would be paying a price for his attack on US democracy.

  868. lisab says:

    trump should not get to appoint a scotus judge in the final year of his presidentcy

  869. PresidentPaul! says:

    Donnelly joined Sens. Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota in supporting Gorsuch

    These 7 dems senators have not announced their vote yet

    https://twitter.com/jbendery/status/848596789557178368

  870. chicon says:

    897 – sure he should, as long as he has a Republican Senate.

  871. Bitterlaw says:

    CM

  872. NYCmike says:

    Good job, Bitter!

  873. PresidentPaul! says:

    “Senator Rand Paul ? @RandPaul
    I had a great time today with @realDonaldTrump and believe we are getting closer to an agreement on health care!”

    http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/04/02/after-golf-with-trump-paul-says-very-optimistic-about-obamacare-repeal.html

  874. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    893. lisab says: sign of global warming. 90% of Florida experiencing “severe drought”

    REALLY! They used to say California was in permanent drought because of global warming. For some reason they don’t say that anymore.

  875. NYCmike says:

    https://pjmedia.com/news-and-politics/2017/04/01/cruz-2017-could-be-heartbreaking-missed-opportunity-for-republican-congress/

    -Cruz. Some here call him a “flamethrower”.

    Odd, I read this article and say to myself “I would follow him.” for one simple reason: He is BOLD!

    Repeal Obamacare. NOW! As soon as possible. Let their be some mayhem.

    Then, pass the things that he mentioned, which would keep premiums low, which is the main issue that people face. Let the market work!

    Keep the government, as much as possible, out of healthcare.

  876. NYCmike says:

    Links to articles mentioning Rand Paul and Ted Cruz…..that should lead to some comments……have a good night!

    Cheers!

  877. Phil says:

    MSM breathlessly reporting that Democrats rapidly getting close to the 41 votes needed to successfully filibuster Gorsuch.

    Someone needs to explain to these Dem shills in the media that is doesn’t matter.

    Mushroom cloud.

    I see Tester just announce he is supporting the filibuster. Good. He’s up in 2018 in a state that Trump won by at last 21 pts. Support a filibuster in a solid red state – a filibuster that can’t stop the nominee. Really a great strategy. Makes great sense.

    Democrats have absolutely gone insane. Me like.

  878. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    897. t”rump should not get to appoint a scotus judge in the final year of his presidentcy”

    Its call majority rule. Any president can appoint a Supreme Court justice as long as he gets confirmed with 51 votes in the Senate (this assumes the filibuster rule is abolished).

    Democracy at work

  879. NYCmike says:

    Filibuster, please!

    I want some “radical right-wing nuts” on the courts!

    Ok, Good Night!

  880. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    906. There are enough leftist cuckoo Democrats in Montana, particularly in Missoula, that Tester could have faced a primary challenge if he did not toe the leftist line regarding SCOTUS.

  881. PresidentPaul! says:

    http://flatheadbeacon.com/2017/04/02/tester-cannot-support-confirmation-neil-gorsuch/

    Tester supports filibuster.

    Make that 6 democrats left 😛

    52 republicans + 3 democrats who support Gorsach +/-6 remaining democrats.

    That means if 2 of the remaining 6 support the filibuster then republicans have to nuke?

  882. Wes says:

    I just watched part of a Walking Dead episode. I have a question for you bandwagon jumpers here:

    Shouldn’t the heroes be a bit more forward thinking and competent and not have to rely entirely on plot armor to take out this main villain (whom I actually like better than the heroes because he can actually strategize and prepare rather than coming up with a half-assed plan and hoping the writers are going to create a deus ex machina to save his ass)?

  883. jason says:

    Rick and Negan still alive….

  884. jason says:

    Wes, watch the whole thing so you don’t have to say anything dumb…

  885. PresidentPaul! says:

    Actually huffpost has a full breakdown.

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/neil-gorsuch-supreme-court-democrats_us_58e18654e4b0ba359595e608?77f&

    I forgot the squishy category

    SQUISHY (2)*

    Sen. Ben Cardin (Md.)

    Sen. Patrick Leahy (Vt.)

    *These senators have hinted that they’ll vote with Republicans to end the filibuster, but then vote against Gorsuch’s confirmation. But they’re still mostly ¯\_(?)_/¯.

  886. jason says:

    I personally never called Cruz a ‘flame thrower”.

    I prefer grandstanding deadender.

  887. jason says:

    He did adopt some liberal criticisms of Trump like “how could a father with daughters vote for him?”

    That was not a “liberal” criticism, not ideological in any case.

    It was more of the Trump is not morally fit kind of criticism that was not limited to liberals.

  888. Tina says:

    Reports breaking, susan rice behind the illegal unmasking.

    This is hit off the oress.

  889. Tina says:

    You can get the sense that schiff for brains, despite being a hyoer partisan, wanted no more of this story this am.

  890. Tina says:

    Senior Fox News Correspondent, Adam Housley revealed on Friday that Intel Chair Devin Nunes (R-CA) knows who unmasked the identities of Trump and his close associates.

    Sources also told him that the unmasking was purely for political purposes to embarrass Trump and had NOTHING to do with national security.

  891. PresidentPaul! says:

    #915

    Cruz’s mistake was trying to use government shutdown as a tactic rather than a party goal.

  892. chicon says:

    906 – Hi, Phil. I suspect Tester feels he’s toast either way in 2018, so he may as well keep his reputation among his party. That said, I would have expected some of these red state dems to vote against the filibuster and then against the nominee.

  893. chicon says:

    917 – Source?

  894. Phil says:

    Yeah, and I would have expected Sky Queen to vote to end the filibuster given Trump carried her state by 19 points. Yet, there she is throwing in with Schumer. Can’t help herself I guess. Then there is Angus King who for some reason keeps calling himself an independent. Independent of what? Has this guy ever once voted for anything but the straight Democratic Party line?

  895. Wes says:

    McCaskill must realize she has burned all bridges with the Trump supporters in her state and be betting on an unpopular Trump and a weak opponent yo boost her next year.

  896. Phil says:

    Surely, Republicans can clear the field and recruit a decent candidate to take out McCaskill. Oh wait. It’s Missouri. State Republicans nominated Todd Akin last go around. You can’t assume anything with a party that dumb.

  897. Cash Cow TM says:

    So here is how it goes down:

    TRUMP: “Obama wire tapped Trump Towers and spied on me.”

    Obama issues response: “I, BHO, have never been to Trump Towers. Plus I do not have the technical knowhow to do a wire tap. DJT’s accusation is preposterous.”

    TRUMP: “It was Obama’s people who tapped my wires to investigate me and find dirt on me they could give to HRC against me in the election. This is an obvious violation of the U.S. Constitution!”

    BHO: “It has always been the practice of the Obama administration to never get involved in any ongoing investigation of anyone. Plus, if you are accusing me and my administration, then you are obviously a racist. HEY LOOK, A SQUIRREL!”

    MSM NEWS chimes in: “Reports are that a squirrel has been sighted somewhere–get the camera crews on it STAT!”

  898. ??? says:

    ?????????????

  899. Tina says:

    Chicon, it is from a tweet and the gp site. However, i prefer something more concrete, even though nunes knows, per the fox report.

    There is a breaking news story from the ny times per hugh hewitt and adam housley of fox indicates via his twitter feed that there is more to come….

    Fwiw, pass the popcorn.

  900. Tina says:

    Donald J. Trump? @realDonaldTrump
    Such amazing reporting on unmasking and the crooked scheme against us by @foxandfriends. “Spied on before nomination.” The real story.

  901. Tina says:

    21m
    Donald J. Trump? @realDonaldTrump
    Did Hillary Clinton ever apologize for receiving the answers to the debate? Just asking!

    3,081

    10,646

    25m
    Donald J. Trump? @realDonaldTrump
    Was the brother of John Podesta paid big money to get the sanctions on Russia lifted? Did Hillary know?

  902. Sheeple,Jr. says:

    It’s hard to believe that Tester(D-MT) will filibuster the Gorsuch nomination to SCOTUS. Now, this Blue Fraud will finally be exposed for the phony he is.
    Democrats love to fall on their swords in order to maintain Party unity. I actually respect them for their unabashed loyalty.
    I think that Tester and McCaskill have committed political suicide if they stand for re-election in 2018 and the GOP fields good candidates in their States. It would not surprise me if one or both retire.

  903. jason says:

    #851
    Thanks for the clarity regarding MD.
    How long must he remain in retirement before he is eligible for the HHR Hall of Fame?”

    Well, his goodbye only got him a 4 on the Maxwell Scale IMO. So it might be awhile before the Hall of Fame committee takes up his case.

    However, at the A-hole Clubhouse, he was elevated from Founding Father to Grand A-hole Emeritus.

  904. jason says:

    Shouldn’t the heroes be a bit more forward thinking and competent and not have to rely entirely on plot armor to take out this main villain (whom I actually like better than the heroes because he can actually strategize and prepare rather than coming up with a half-assed plan”

    Actually Rick’s plan was sound. Blow up Negan, which would have made the Saviors headless, infiltrate the sanctuary by surprise, then pick off the outposts.

    His mistake was trusting scarfarce.

    I have two new favorite scenes from Walking Dead, the Sasha zombie almost taking Negan’s head off and the tiger taking Negan’s henchman’s head off.

  905. Wobbles says:

    Senior Fox News Correspondent, Adam Housley”

    Sorry, I only believe the MSN.

  906. jason says:

    His mistake was trusting scarfarce.”

    And the Junkyard Bitch.

    The Junkyard Bitch shows up in a garbage truck.

    Poetic….

  907. jason says:

    Don’t the morons at AMC know that some people have to get up at 4 AM?

    Whose brilliant idea was to put Into the Badlands (zzzzzzzz) between the Walking Dead and the Talking Dead?

  908. jason says:

    Susan Rice?

    You mean Obama’s poodle that he sent around to all the network shows to spread a totally dishonest and concocted narrative about Benghazi?

    Did the LA Times consider that “dishonest”?

  909. jason says:

    Breakfast was over 3 hours ago… I think I will have a roast pork sub to tide me over to lunch.

  910. NYCmike says:

    “Wes, watch the whole thing so you don’t have to say anything dumb…”

    -Kind of like the Tillis race in 2014….premature yapping.

  911. jason says:

    Sliced roast pork, pepperjack cheese, sliced half sour pickles and dijon mustard on a buttered Italian sub roll.

    Makes a great mid-morning snack.

  912. NYCmike says:

    “buttered Italian sub roll”

    -In Lancaster,PA, aka a hot dug bun.

  913. DW says:

    Sounds like McConnell is going to get Gorsuch through, either way. But I think he should actually MAKE the idiot democrats filibuster for a while…let them make fools of themselves for several days, then break the filibuster.

  914. DW says:

    3 hours until the Mets take the field in the season opener.

  915. Robbie says:

    Clearly, Amy Walter hasn’t been reading the HHR comment section.

    amy walter?
    @amyewalter

    Less than 100 days in, Trump is following well-worn recipe for losing control of House in midterm.
    http://cookpolitical.com/story/10296

  916. DW says:

    and the Cubs are in LAST place in the NL Central.

  917. jason says:

    Now that Wobbie’s “Trump got wiretapping story from Breibart” has been debunked, he is moving on to the next left wing media story.

  918. jason says:

    had a great time today with @realDonaldTrump and believe we are getting closer to an agreement on health care!””

    Translation: I got no deal with Trump on healthcare and he thought my foreign policy ideas were stupid and suicidal.

  919. SoHope says:

    I think they should nuke the second they filibuster. Don’t let the squishes make any deals or the dems make a show of a short term filibuster to satisfy their base and then come to their senses. It is more important to bust the filibuster cherry now on this nomination. Then we can nominate anyone.

  920. Trump says:

    Typical Jeb coc-sucker retard monkey, grabs the extreme loser end of the story.

    Cook final forecast 2016, Nov 7

    Clinton 278
    Trump 214
    Toss up 46

    Moron

  921. Trump says:

    As-wipe Robbie,

    Was there “wire tapping of Trump” ?

    Yes or no, retard?

  922. Sheeple,Jr. says:

    #944— 19 mos. to go before the midterms. Elections are a choice between two major candidates,not a referendum on one.
    Do you believe that with their Gorsuch filibuster,Senate Dems. McCaskill(MO) and Tester(MT) will win? IMHO, highly unlikely.
    In the House, if the Dems. run Bold Progressives, they will lose seats.

  923. SoHope says:

    I didn’t like TWD finale. I hated the Sasha/Abraham cutaways. I was uninterested and it was a waste of time as the dialog was horrendous. The putting her in the casket for theatric effects was pointless and weird. It’s like they spent most if the season with lame pedestrian episodes preparing for that battle with introducing characters and new communities but threw together a lame pitched battle who’s only redeeming quality was a gigantic tiger that nobody seemed to be able to shoot.

  924. Robbie says:

    jason says:
    April 3, 2017 at 10:19 am
    Now that Wobbie’s “Trump got wiretapping story from Breibart” has been debunked, he is moving on to the next left wing media story.

    – It most certainly has not been debunked.

  925. Trump says:

    For the di bulb Robbie:

    Top Obama Adviser Sought Names of Trump Associates in Intel – Bloomberg

    Read and weep, lying piece of cra-.

  926. jason says:

    “buttered Italian sub roll”

    -In Lancaster,PA, aka a hot dug bun.”

    GFY

    Typical NY disdain for the Trump voting areas of the country.

    We have sophisticated bakeries too.

    http://www.martinspretzelspa.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/DSC4328-1024×680.jpg

  927. Sheeple,Jr. says:

    #953- Agreed. Frog March watch for Rice-A-Roni. Do you have any doubt that Rice-A-Roni is the “Senior Obama Administration” official who called PM Bibi a “cocksucker” and other names? I have none.

    #952- Also, the “armies” supplied by the Hilltoppers and the Kingdom consisted of about a dozen fighters each, which is too small to defeat the Saviors. The final episode of the season was disappointing.

  928. jason says:

    I hated the Sasha/Abraham cutaways.”

    I did too, they could have done just one…. and I didn’t get the dialog at all….I agree that whole part sucked.

    But I did like the casket thing, it fits in with Negan’s style of leadership, he likes to rule by providing bread and circus.

    As far as the tiger, finally it did something constructive. Not surprising it survived in the mayhem, you tend to focus on the people firing at you with AR-15’s…

  929. jason says:

    Also, the “armies” supplied by the Hilltoppers and the Kingdom consisted of about a dozen fighters each,”

    Well, they were supposed to have the junkyard dogs and bitches on their side too. Alexandria+Junkyard dogs+Hilltop+Kingdom was a formidable alliance.

    Btw, I didn’t hear the dialog between Rick and the junkyard bitch very well. What did Negan offer her that was the “better deal”?

  930. Sheeple,Jr. says:

    #959 For her treachery,Negon offered her a free membership and unlimited posting at Red Racing Horses!

  931. jason says:

    Will be interesting to see what happens next. They won’t be able to defend all three locations (Alexandria, Hilltop, Kingdom) against the Saviors. Where are they going to make their stand? Can the Junkyard Bitch be bought back? Stay tuned.

  932. jason says:

    When the bitch and Negan were talking about 10 or 12 what were they referring to?

  933. SoHope says:

    I think they dealed for 10-12 prisoner/slaves?

  934. Bitterlaw says:

    Jason – The tiger was the best moment. Seriously. Why have a tiger if you are not going to have him eat people.

    Rick had a good plan right up to the point where he trusted a bunch of weird people who tried to kill him when he met their group.

  935. Bitterlaw says:

    I was hoping Rick would tear out Negan’s throat like he did to that guy a few seasons ago. Of course, Negan wears a snazzy scarf so it wouldn’t work.

  936. Robbie says:

    Nice to see he’s focused on the important issues that face the country.

    Donald J. Trump?
    @realDonaldTrump 4h
    4 hours ago

    Did Hillary Clinton ever apologize for receiving the answers to the debate? Just asking!

  937. jason says:

    Tiger was good, Sasha Zombie was better.

    I never liked Sasha, way too high strung for me. I would have upped my opinion of her, however, if she had bitten Negan’s face off.

  938. NYCmike says:

    Besides this ‘riveting’ talk about zombies, I absolutely am INSPIRED by SoHope’s rhetoric regarding the filibuster and “squishes” making deals.

    Looks like another voter woke up to some of the lame representatives in the Republican Party.

  939. Cash Cow TM says:

    DRUDGE

    “Chicago Resident Calls For Children To Be Equipped With Bulletproof Helmets, Vests…”

    Why would they want that?

    Chicago has very strict gun laws…

  940. jason says:

    Nice to see he’s focused on the important issues that face the country.”

    You mean like your MSM friends are focused on the important issues that face the country.

    Your hypocrisy is astounding.

  941. NYCmike says:

    “Nice to see he’s focused on the important issues that face the country.”

    -Actually, a 5-second tweet which will reinforce the media’s bias is definitely a ploy to focus on important issues.

    It speaks directly to voters, it tells them powerful people are NOT above the law, and it is a warning to others who might want to sabotage this Presidency by deceitful and illegal leaks, as opposed to old-fashioned vote-getting by campaigning on what you believe in.

    After that setting of the narrative, the President can continue speaking with Congress and his cabinet to get things done, while the media chase their tails.

  942. jason says:

    Wobbie breathlessly links every attack on Trump from the people that are completely ignoring the “important issues” that face the country.

    Then he attacks Trump for asking a very relevant question, if all this crap is so important, why didn’t the MSM ask it of Hillary.

    It would seem to me that getting debate questions in advance “undermines the integrity of elections”.

    Not to Wobbie and the MSM, that is restricted to the Russians.

  943. Sheeple,Jr. says:

    The “nuclear option” for Friday is on! The Democrats not voting for closure has reached 42. M. Warner(VA-Blue Fraud) and P. Leahy(VT-Depends) have joined the NO Club.

    https://decisiondeskhq.com/vote-tracker/estimating-cloture-count-for-supreme-court-nominee-neil-gorsuch/

  944. NYCmike says:

    Friday?? Too long!

    McCain should be followed EVERWHERE so we make sure he avoids any deals with Schumer.

  945. Sheeple,Jr. says:

    Michael Bennett(CO) becomes the 4th Senate Democrat to vote for closure.
    King(ME-I) and Coons(DE) remain undecided.

  946. NYCmike says:

    ““Chicago Resident Calls For Children To Be Equipped With Bulletproof Helmets, Vests…””

    -I was with a bunch of gov’t workers and liberals on Friday night. At one point, guns came up in a conversation. The amount of ignorance on the subject which was spoken out loud in the next 5 minutes was astounding.

  947. Cash Cow TM says:

    In this era of “nobody trusts anyone” we have big problems in D.C.

    AND we have big problems in WV.

    State senate sent a bill over to legalize medical marijua.na which throws House in disarray.

    Move to bring the bill to the floor for whole house to at as a committee of the whole–instead of sending it to committee.

    Move succeeds with all the Ds and 19 Rs voting to opt for this track. This is the last week of the legislative session here. All other legislation is now dead in the water until they deal with MM, which could take most of today if not longer.

    R party (in Charleston and statewide) is WV being torn asunder over this. And also bitterly torn on how to deal with $500MM budget gap in $4.1B budget for 2018. The R liberty caucus openly align with Ds and the “never compromise on anything” crowd who want 0 tax increases lobbing hand grenades at R leadership.

  948. Robbie says:

    Newsflash! The election is over. Trump won.

    NO ONE CARES ABOUT SOMETHING THAT HAPPENED IN A DEMOCRAT PRIMARY DEBATE 12 MONTHS AGO!

  949. Robbie says:

    jason says:
    April 3, 2017 at 11:39 am
    Wobbie breathlessly links every attack on Trump from the people that are completely ignoring the “important issues” that face the country.
    Then he attacks Trump for asking a very relevant question, if all this crap is so important, why didn’t the MSM ask it of Hillary.
    It would seem to me that getting debate questions in advance “undermines the integrity of elections”.
    Not to Wobbie and the MSM, that is restricted to the Russians.

    – Notice how Jason completely ignored the link I provided saying Susan Rice is the one who requested Trump officials be unmasked.

    Notice how Jason continues to ignore that I have repeatedly said I think the Trump/Russia story is crap.

    But, yeah let’s all focus on something that happened 12 months ago in a Democrat primary that no one is discussing.

  950. Phil says:

    So Gorsuch has 56 yes votes. Probably gets one more. Tester and Mcaskill really are head scratchers. What, are they worried about being primaried? LOL

    Anyway, doesn’t matter. Nuclear detonation Friday. Glad to see red state Democrats willing to go down for the cause. Maybe McCaskill thinks Missouri Republicans are going to give her another Todd Akin.

  951. Robbie says:

    NYCmike says:
    April 3, 2017 at 11:39 am
    “Nice to see he’s focused on the important issues that face the country.”
    -Actually, a 5-second tweet which will reinforce the media’s bias is definitely a ploy to focus on important issues.
    It speaks directly to voters, it tells them powerful people are NOT above the law, and it is a warning to others who might want to sabotage this Presidency by deceitful and illegal leaks, as opposed to old-fashioned vote-getting by campaigning on what you believe in.
    After that setting of the narrative, the President can continue speaking with Congress and his cabinet to get things done, while the media chase their tails.

    – LOL! Marist just found 70% of American find his Twitter feed embarrassing and reckless, but let’s pretend his Tweets storm are still working. That wiretap Tweet has been a real boon for him hasn’t it.

  952. Robbie says:

    Phil says:
    April 3, 2017 at 11:58 am
    So Gorsuch has 56 yes votes. Probably gets one more. Tester and Mcaskill really are head scratchers. What, are they worried about being primaried? LOL
    Anyway, doesn’t matter. Nuclear detonation Friday. Glad to see red state Democrats willing to go down for the cause. Maybe McCaskill thinks Missouri Republicans are going to give her another Todd Akin.

    – Let’s see what happens at the moment of truth. I think they might back down at the last moment.

  953. Cash Cow TM says:

    Abe Lincoln–The Great Emancipator

    FDR (and Ronald Reagan)–the Great Communicator(s)

    DJT–The Great Tweeter

  954. Cash Cow TM says:

    I hate to say this, but I got a feeling in my cow bones that something bad is going to happen today.

    Plus, we are nearing Easter.
    Easter always means earthquakes and tornadoes.

    Remember that.

  955. Phil says:

    Robbie,

    That is possible. Maybe they are holding out as long as possible for the extremely small chance they can get three Republicans to buck the nuclear option. I don’t know. Fat chance and with every passing day it becomes more clear that the Republican caucus will stick together. That will make it incredibly easier to get Trump’s next pick through.

    Filibuster away, Chuckie.

  956. Cash Cow TM says:

    1. I think the odd hand gestures used by DJT while he is talking is actually secrete hand signals to the Russians.

    2. U.S. should kill two birds with one stone.
    Capture isis “ROP”whackadoodles, airdorop them into N. Korea (along with weapons), have them go to war with the NORKs and keep that goofball leader there busy.

  957. Bitterlaw says:

    Well. Look at who finished second in the greatly diminished 2017 March Madness Pool. Suck it.

    1
    tlgough 1,tlgough
    240 200 160 240 160 0 Duke – 1000 96.1
    2
    Bitterlaw 1,espn27840841
    240 180 120 80 160 0 UNC 320 780 70.2
    3
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    240 180 80 80 160 0 UNC 320 740 63.4
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    250 140 160 0 0 0 Kansas – 550 26.8
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    250 180 120 0 0 0 Duke – 550 26.8

  958. Robbie says:

    Phil says:
    April 3, 2017 at 12:08 pm
    Robbie,
    That is possible. Maybe they are holding out as long as possible for the extremely small chance they can get three Republicans to buck the nuclear option. I don’t know. Fat chance and with every passing day it becomes more clear that the Republican caucus will stick together. That will make it incredibly easier to get Trump’s next pick through.
    Filibuster away, Chuckie.

    – I think this started as a cynical ploy to please the left wing base, but they always intended to back down at the end. If nothing else, they wanted to see if McConnell really did have the votes to nuke. Now, they’ve backed themselves into a corner and they have to go through with it.

    My other thought, though, is maybe they always wanted the filibuster gone, but just didn’t want Democrat fingerprints on it. If no one else retires and Trump loses in 2020 (both strong possibilities), then Schumer and the gang will be able to pack the Court thanks to their own filibuster effort of Gorsuch.

  959. Bitterlaw says:

    I suspect that a lot of terrorist blood will be spilled today. Putin doesn’t F around.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4375518/Explosion-metro-St-Petersburg.html

  960. Robbie says:

    Brit Hume Retweeted
    Brad Thor?
     @BradThor 20h
    20 hours ago

    Biggest problem w/ Trump presidency is that Trump believes he can still be Trump. What America needs, is for Trump to start being President.

  961. PresidentPaul! says:

    Wow Gorsuch really has the dems riled up. I think the current count is 42 votes for filibuster.

  962. Waingro says:

    #982, has Tester stated he opposes cloture? I could see him being a “split” vote. How many officially are on record as supporting filibuster?

    I haven’t seen anything official yet on King, Casey, or Nelson. Also didn’t Leaky Leahy indicate an unwillingness to oppose cloture?

  963. Waingro says:

    #991, oh they already have 42 on record? Wow. Nuke it time, baby!

  964. PresidentPaul! says:

    Dems gave up tradition long ago for hyper partisan gimmicks.

    I think after we nuke them they will be after revenge so if/when they retake the house/senate/presidency they may try to stack the court like FDR did rather than wait for them to retire at this point.

    The political right is only acceptable to them as long as its a ragdoll they can beat on like GWB.

  965. Waingro says:

    Hmm. Looks like that list of “42” going around might be coming from this estimation from decision desk HQ. Only a dozen or so key Dems are officially on record as of right now, so there is still time for this to change a bit.

    https://decisiondeskhq.com/vote-tracker/estimating-cloture-count-for-supreme-court-nominee-neil-gorsuch/

  966. Robbie says:

    This filibuster is genuinely one of the of the stupidest political gambits I’ve ever seen. At least we Republicans could recover from the moronic Tea Party Senate candidates of 2010 and 2012 in another 6 years. Democrats are giving Republicans a free pass on lifetime appointments.

  967. Waingro says:

    #996, it’s crazy. The one positive aspect of the past 8 years of hell is that Barry was only able to appoint 2 justices to SCOTUS. It’s very possible that Trump might TOP that in just his first four (and maybe only four) years of his presidency.

    Just a monumentally dumb decision by the Dems.

  968. PresidentPaul! says:

    Well Huffpost had it at 41

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/neil-gorsuch-supreme-court-democrats_us_58e18654e4b0ba359595e608?

    “Frank Thorp V ? @frankthorp
    BREAKING: W/ Coons, 41 Senate Ds have now announced their plans to vote NO on cloture for Gorsuch’s SCOTUS nom, enough to filibuster his nom”

  969. SoHope says:

    I would be feeding false information to dems that we don’t have the political will to nuke…passively encourage them to filibuster and then come together.

  970. NYCmike says:

    M

  971. NYCmike says:

    “I would be feeding false information to dems that we don’t have the political will to nuke…passively encourage them to filibuster and then come together.”

    -Be careful with such subterfuge…..McCain may fall for the rumors.

  972. PresidentPaul! says:

    Graham says that this will be the last judge filibustered after 200 years of tradition

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vpXz8442qkY&feature=youtu.be&t=14m46s

    Though I have my doubts. If the dems got the senate with a GOP president, they will probably change it back to 60 so they can filibuster everything. Can always nuke it again later.

  973. NYCmike says:

    Graham is just sickening……pompous ass.

  974. PresidentPaul! says:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YgzY5rOiyU

    Oklahoma City Thunder letting Russell Westbrook Stat pad for a fake MVP performance.

    Terrible MVP candidate but he will probably get rewarded for this.

  975. NYCmike says:

    bunu is now re-posting links about Russell Westbrook……I never thought I would say this, but I would rather read Author’s review of Beauty and the Best than read about Westbrook.

  976. chicon says:

    Robbie – your MSM meme that Trump got his wiretapping info from Levin and wherever else has indeed been debunked, just not yet by your NYT gf.

    Multiple reports have Nunes knowing of the unmasking issue at least as far back as January. Are we to believe Trump was unaware. Trump is turning out to be basically correct – the Obama Administration was eavesdropping on Trump and his team as far back as July. I know this distresses you, but you’re gonna have to accept it (as well as the fact that Trump won the election).

  977. jason says:

    “NO ONE CARES ABOUT SOMETHING THAT HAPPENED IN A DEMOCRAT PRIMARY DEBATE 12 MONTHS AGO!:\”

    Wow, and they say brainwashing doesn’t work?

    LOL

    Of course the MSM doesn’t want to talk about the Democrats undermining the electoral process.

    Robbie says:
    April 3, 2017 at 11:48 am

    Newsflash! The election is over. Trump won.”

    Right, but you and the MSM still want to talk about the Russians and Podesta.

    Wobbie is so confused he just debunked his own theory.

  978. Trump says:

    It appears the Maggie of nyt sat on the Susan rice story, and didn’t tell her stupid acolyte the Jeb coc-sucker Robbie?

    No honor among thieves.

  979. jason says:

    The moonbats are insisting on the filibuster and the Dems are afraid of their base. I think a lot of them are not comfortable with the decision but they have boxed themselves into a corner.

    THey should have let Gorsuch through under protest and made their stand at the next nominee, its possible some GOP moderates would not support the nuke option then.

    Some don’t support it now, but like the Dems, they know the base wants the nuke option.

    Both sides are being held hostage to the more extreme wings of their parties.

    I would prefer they make a deal of some kind, I think the filibuster should be preserved. Minority opinion here, I know. but this will just further divide the country.

    But in the end, I think Gorsuch should be confirmed one way or another.

  980. Wobbles says:

    “NO ONE CARES ABOUT SOMETHING THAT HAPPENED IN A DEMOCRAT PRIMARY DEBATE 12 MONTHS AGO!:\”

    I only say this because I know the Dems are willing to let bygones be bygones for anything Trump did a year ago.

    If Trump colluded with the Russians, I am positive the Dems will say oh heck, that was a year ago, who cares.

  981. jason says:

    “Now that Wobbie’s “Trump got wiretapping story from Breibart” has been debunked, he is moving on to the next left wing media story.

    – It most certainly has not been debunked.”

    It most certainly HAS been debunked. Of course I called it BS from the beginning. Wobbie had absolutely no evidence Trump got the story from Breitbart, zero, nada, zilch.

  982. PresidentPaul! says:

    “filibuster should be preserved.”

    Well we’re not getting rid of the entire filibuster just the filibuster of SC nominations.

    Although I’m sure the dems will do away with that soon once they get power. Had they not gotten 60 votes for Obamacare they probably would have a long time ago.

  983. jason says:

    This will come as a real shocker to the MSM…

    “Donald Trump supporters are not racist “deplorables” and Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party are to blame for November’s shock election defeat: So said Clinton’s defeated primary challenger Sen. Bernie Sanders during a rally in Boston Friday night.”

  984. jason says:

    Well we’re not getting rid of the entire filibuster just the filibuster of SC nominations.”

    Actually the Dems already got rid of it for anything else but the SC.

  985. chicon says:

    1014 – But it will remain in effect for legislative matters. Approval of Executive and Judicial nominees will be on an up-or-down vote.

  986. Robbie says:

    Sometimes, I want to cut Jason a little bit of slack, but then I always remember he’s a lying liar who lies. For instance, he continues to push the idea I think there’s something to Trump/Russia collusion story even though I have repeatedly written here I think the Trump/Russia story is total crap.

    I know he’s still upset Liddle Marco Rubio used his one chance to take down Trump in the primary to talk about Trump’s hand size and Trump wetting his pants, but lying is still not the way to go.

  987. PresidentPaul! says:

    This reporter (NYTimes) has been informed that Maggie Haberman has had this story about Susan Rice for at least 48 hours, and has chosen to sit on it in an effort to protect the reputation of former President Barack Obama.

    https://medium.com/@Cernovich/susan-rice-requested-unmasking-of-incoming-trump-administration-officials-30085b5cff16

  988. PresidentPaul! says:

    #1016
    Jeb’s “debating boots” failed him.

    “Jeb Bush?Verified account @JebBush 28 Oct 2015
    More
    Got my debating boots on! #GOPDebate
    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CScXdLTUEAA06ta.jpg

  989. Robbie says:

    chicon says:
    April 3, 2017 at 2:24 pm
    Robbie – your MSM meme that Trump got his wiretapping info from Levin and wherever else has indeed been debunked, just not yet by your NYT gf.
    Multiple reports have Nunes knowing of the unmasking issue at least as far back as January. Are we to believe Trump was unaware. Trump is turning out to be basically correct – the Obama Administration was eavesdropping on Trump and his team as far back as July. I know this distresses you, but you’re gonna have to accept it (as well as the fact that Trump won the election).

    – Here are just two stories that discuss the Breitbart wiretap story as the origin of Trump’s tweets. There has been no debunking of that.

    http://www.mediaite.com/online/report-trump-made-wiretapping-allegation-after-aide-slipped-breitbart-story-into-reading-pile/

    http://www.businessinsider.com/ap-media-the-enemy-trump-sure-is-an-insatiable-consumer-2017-3

    Also, I have accepted Trump won the election. I did so when PA was called for him at 1:37 AM on election night.

    Have you accepted the fact Trump has made a series of major unforced errors that has driven his approval rating to just 41% in the RCP average or is it all the MSM’s fault?

    As someone else said, William Henry Harrison had a better first 100 days than Trump and he was dead for 70 of those days.

  990. NYCmike says:

    Robbie continues with his BS about “the worst 100 days”…….oh, Monday does end in a “y”, so it is to be expected.

  991. Trump says:

    This moron is now plain deranged.

    Hey moron, was Trump wire tapped?

    Yes or no?

  992. chicon says:

    1021 – Robbie’s always making suggestions that Trump (the Prez) should be more of a traditional president, sorta like Jeb and a bunch of others that Trump beat. That would help Trump, eh? Yep, he should act more like the losers….

  993. chicon says:

    Reports indicate that Robbie’s gf, Maggie, had the facts on Susan Rice being the “unmasker” for two days without mentioning it. That’s a real journalist, my friends.

  994. Tina says:

    So, tinareports was accurate?

  995. Tina says:

    The focus on the russian investigations needs to transition to wiretapping.

    The house rs are on top of this. Regretablly, the senate rs are not. Burr needs to do a better job.

  996. Tina says:

    Fox

    Fox News is reporting that the unmasked names of private citizens were spread to many different agencies and given to James Clapper, John Brennan and Ben Rhodes.

  997. Tina says:

    Mike Cernovich ??? @Cernovich
    Breaking the #SusanRice story was a warm up. I’m sitting on more than has been released….Slowly but surely my friends.
    Mike Cernovich ??? @Cernovich
    .@maggieNYT We know who leaked everything to you illegally and have proof. 🙂

  998. Tina says:

    She unmasked due to a you tube video,

    She shoukd never work in gubment again

  999. Bitterlaw says:

    Ummmmm. If the person has information, why are they siting on it? Why not just release it?

  1000. Tina says:

    Maggie hack is a clintune reportet.

  1001. chicon says:

    1029 – either a crackpot, or perhaps needs/wants to verify first?

  1002. NYCmike says:

    “Ummmmm. If the person has information, why are they siting on it? Why not just release it?”

    -Did you learn NOTHING from Andrew Breitbart and/or Drudge?

    If you put it out there too quickly, the media will report it everywhere, FOR A DAY!

    Ad then slowly let it die……

  1003. Robbie says:

    NYCmike says:
    April 3, 2017 at 4:39 pm
    Robbie continues with his BS about “the worst 100 days”…….oh, Monday does end in a “y”, so it is to be expected.

    – Trump’s RCP approval average is 41%. If this is a reflection of a good 100 days, then I’d hate to see what bad polling looks like.

  1004. Robbie says:

    chicon says:
    April 3, 2017 at 5:52 pm
    1021 – Robbie’s always making suggestions that Trump (the Prez) should be more of a traditional president, sorta like Jeb and a bunch of others that Trump beat. That would help Trump, eh? Yep, he should act more like the losers….

    – Trump’s never going to be a traditional president, but that doesn’t mean acting like he’s still a NYC reality TV star calling into Greta’s show to call Rosie O’Donnell fat is a good idea.

    Trump’s two best received moments of his presidency occurred when he acted nominally as a traditional president. That would be the day he announced Neil Gorsuch and his speech to the Congress.

    His worst moments have come when he’s acted untraditionally like when he tweeted about Obama wiretapping him or claiming 3-5 million illegals voted in the election.

  1005. Robbie says:

    chicon says:
    April 3, 2017 at 6:37 pm
    Reports indicate that Robbie’s gf, Maggie, had the facts on Susan Rice being the “unmasker” for two days without mentioning it. That’s a real journalist, my friends.

    – You’ll forgive me if I’d like to see a little more confirmation of this before I trust alt-right Mike Cernovich.

    If she held, she made a journalistic mistake.

  1006. Walt says:

    while you all here have been mired in SC vote, fake Russian spying, etc., I have been busy.

    Too busy.
    I overextended my agenda today.

    Did 3 loads of laundry, did a job at church, go get new ink for the printer, wrestled the rest of the 25 foot tree out of the ground and also mowed. And also caught vole #12 in the garden and dragged the garbage cans around front for tomorrow’s pickup.

    Trying to use chainsaw, camp saw on the big deep roots, shovels and mower with mostly my left arm as I do not want to bust the 14 stitches in my right shoulder.

    I am a sore puppy.
    ******************************
    What time is the NCAA game on?
    A guess I will root for Gonzaga since they only beat WVU by 3.

  1007. Tina says:

    Obama Dirty Rice

    Wiretapping.
    Where is he? Stilo in Tahiti?

  1008. chicon says:

    9:20 Eastern, Walt.

  1009. Tina says:

    http://nypost.com/2017/04/03/fresh-evidence-the-russia-scandal-is-a-team-obama-operation/

    Yes, but it includes the never trumpers and phony rs. They wanted impeachment.

  1010. Tina says:

    I want sime arrests

    Rice, clapper, mcabe,

  1011. Tina says:

    But leaking those names to people who lack the security clearance to view the source documents is a federal felony.
    One such criminal leak involved Gen. Michael Flynn – Rice’s short-lived successor – whose name was leaked to a reporter just days into the Trump administration.

    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4377038/Trump-s-NATO-pick-named-Susan-Rice-unmasker-10-days-ago.html#ixzz4dEq14tkf
    Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

  1012. Walt says:

    On Facebook, I learned:

    –DJT just gave his first 3 month’s salary to the National Park Service

    –lots of different types of food will kill you

    –mar.i.ju.wana cures cancer and every other disease known to man and a few that have not been discovered yet
    ____________________
    Medical MJ bill in WV was on amendment stage today and a more restrictive amendment was passed 51-48. the smoke and toke crowd was not happy. The Medical MJ bill is still rupturing the GOP here in WV.

  1013. Walt says:

    9:20?

    Thanks Chic-On

  1014. Cash Cow TM says:

    On Friday, a certain former WV Delegate and I are heading to the Capitol for the last 2 days of the legislative session…

  1015. jason says:

    Sometimes, I want to cut Jason a little bit of slack, but then I always remember he’s a lying liar who lies.”

    You are a flaming hypocrite who never had an original thought since you have been blindly posting left wing BS here.

    I never supported Trump, but I don’t feel compelled like you do to eat up every trash story against him the MSM puts out like a maggot on roadkill.

    Good luck finding that real Jeb Bush killer! And no it wasn’t Rubio or Trump although they did eat his lunch at all the debates.

  1016. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    1036. Go Zags! Am a supporter of their arch-rival, which is the only team that beat them, whose fans are now rooting for them like its their home team. Gonzaga is a class act.

  1017. jason says:

    If Trump’s approval was 60% Wobbie would be screaming that 40% of America hates him.

    The fact it does not matter how high Trump’s approval rating is, if its good he will attack the pollster.

    When you have that small and petty of a mind, still pining for Jeb Bush to the exclusion of any rational thought, the real world doesn’t matter.

  1018. Wobbles says:

    ou’ll forgive me if I’d like to see a little more confirmation of this before I trust alt-right Mike Cernovich.”

    Let me it clear, I do trust any alt-left site and will immediately and excitedly post it here.

  1019. jason says:

    Robbie continues with his BS about “the worst 100 days”

    It’s the meme over at DKos, so you know Wobbie will regurgitate it here….

  1020. Cash Cow TM says:

    nip and tuck…less than a minute left.

  1021. Cash Cow TM says:

    Now the Gonzos have to hit a 3 to tie.

  1022. Cash Cow TM says:

    it was the best of games,
    it was the worst of games.

  1023. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    Sad for Zags. But pretty good for a small college in the middle of no-where.

  1024. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    McCain stated he will vote for the nuclear option for Gorsuch. Looks like McConnell has the votes.
    Collins is the only Republican in question, and think she is likely to vote to nuke. Wondering if Manchin Heitinkamp will also.

  1025. SoHope says:

    Hell yes! Redemption Baby!
    GO HEELS!

  1026. NYCmike says:

    Redemption?

    I thought SoHope was older than Michael Straw, but apparently he is still in college and may be on the practice squad for NC basketball.

    Or he is taking the victory of NC as if he actually had something to do with it!?!?

  1027. NYCmike says:

    For all those who were, once again, speculating about “deadenders” losing a seat, this time in Georgia, STOP being like Robbie, and let the election play out.

    Thanks much.

    Cheers!

    Oh, and let’s nuke the filibuster…..we have some vacancies to fill in the next year and a half!

  1028. chicon says:

    1058 – if the filibuster goes bye-bye for S. Ct. nominees, Ginsburg will become a remake of Weekend at Bernie’s.

  1029. Michael says:

    Florida
    Gravis Marketing

    Senate
    Nelson (D) 52%
    Scott (R) 37%

    Governor Primaries
    GOP
    Putnam 21%
    Jolly 5%
    Corcoran 5%
    Latvala 4%
    Baker 2%

    Democratic
    Murphy 24%
    Gillum 23%
    Morgan 9%
    Graham 8%
    Levine 1%
    Greene 0%

    There are general election numbers too for Governor but all candidates are in the 20’s-30’s.

    http://orlando-politics.com/2017/04/03/florida-poll-results/

  1030. Sheeple,Jr. says:

    #1060
    There have been other recent polls which show the 2018 FL Senate race much closer. The reason why this Gravis Poll is probably an outlier is Rick Scott”s 33% approval rating.It is much higher in other FL polls.

  1031. NYCmike says:

    Rick Scott has proven himself in 2 tough elections. He has the organization and the money to do it. If he has the desire, and if Congressional Republicans do some good work, he can win.

  1032. NYCmike says:

    If Author Mendez makes any statements about Scott NOT being able to win, I will most likely wager that Scott will win.

  1033. Waingro says:

    #1060, it will an uphill battle in this cycle to defeat Nelson, but he won’t win by double digits.

  1034. chicon says:

    Is Schiff soon to appear on a milk carton? He’s pretty quiet since seeing the goods.

  1035. NYCmike says:

    Schiff for brains is waiting for Robbie to give him some cover before coming out again.

  1036. jason says:

    I didn’t see the game but most of the sports media thinks Gonzaga got screwed over by the officiating.

  1037. Senators Reid, Coons, Donnely, McCaskill, and Benett says:

    and let the election play out.”

    Absolutely. We like it when “elections play out”.

  1038. Tina says:

    cnn claims no scandal involving dirty rice and wiretapping.

  1039. chicon says:

    I doubt that Rice was just sitting around one day and thought “why don’t I read all the reports available on Trump and his peeps”. Someone (a political person) asked her for the information, probably because they had to ask someone who was authorized to unmask. Who? Could it be that a political animal within the White House wanted the info in order to feed it to the press in an effort to hurt Trump? Could transcripts of Trump’s calls, strategies, etc., have been forwarded to the Clinton campaign? These are questions that a real journalist would really dig to answer. RIP real journalists….

  1040. chicon says:

    1067 – I didn’t watch either, but perhaps the real President can host a party for the real champs?

  1041. NYCmike says:

    ” RIP real journalists….”

    -“Maggie” will be here later to save the day!

  1042. Bitterlaw says:

    From my perspective, every day that Hillary Clinton is not President is a great day in America.

  1043. Bitterlaw says:

    I wanted to watch the UNC-Gonzaga game but fell asleep. I heard this morning that there were 46 fouls called in the game. That is absurd. Both teams in the double bonus for most of the second half kills any flow and shreds the game plan.

  1044. NYCmike says:

    http://freebeacon.com/politics/populist-va-dem-gov-candidate-received-payment-elite-ivy-league-secret-society/

    -I like the response from the “ian Sams” character in the story – accurately shows how much certain elites in this country either care about, or are aware of, the rest of the citizens of this country.

  1045. NYCmike says:

    Heard similar sentiments from family and friends – and my nephew is not at all happy, even though he doubled his money in 2-1/2 weeks.

  1046. Tina says:

    Well. We know that they tipped off the clintune campaign. Around late october, her thiness mentions a compiter in trump tower communicating wih a russian computer.

    It is in her tweet soecifically,

    They clearkynthought nobodynwould know, ince her thighness won.

    Remeber, I have oosted everything here about this matter at has turned out true.

  1047. Tina says:

    Maggie Hack is clintunes oersonal reporter.

  1048. Tina says:

    The media will pivot to another scandal.

    I am sure the jebots will re target bannon, or go after ivanka.

  1049. NYCmike says:

    Prediction: Filibuster to be broken, and Gorsuch confirmed.
    To be followed by more movement towards a healthcare bill and more news about “unmasking”.
    When Obama gets back from Fiji, the Dems will roll over and allow for H C bill to go through in return for Obama pardon.
    Michelle to be very unhappy with America, again!

  1050. NYCmike says:

    Tina,

    Negative – Robbie has refuted everything, with “maggie’s” help.

  1051. Cash Cow TM says:

    Walt’s son is running for reelection for board of
    Supervisors in his township.

    Election is today I think

    Anybody havee any polls about that race?

  1052. chicon says:

    1072 – or Maggie’s bf. Saw a clip of Jim Sciutto on CNN, claiming that this Susan Rice story is simply an attempt to distract from the Russia story.

  1053. Cash Cow TM says:

    Tina,

    Do you have gubment sources (moles) that are tipping you off? Maybe we could join your souces and Cow’s sources. ..

  1054. Cash Cow TM says:

    I imagine the D dark forces do indeed have a basketfull of other real or manufactured scandals to pass along to the media arm of their organization.

  1055. Tina says:

    Cash cow, maybe….

    But i have been retired for years.

    I was referred to as the old mule.

  1056. NYCmike says:

    We have a Cow, a Mule…..Robbie would be the……

  1057. Tina says:

    Brit Hume? @brithume
    If not improper, why would Rice deny any knowledge of it? Doesn’t prove it’s improper but it raises questions that should be investigated.

    Britt was no supporter of trump. He is apalled by this and others should be.

    The outgoing administration spied on the incoming administration.

  1058. Tina says:

    Brit Hume? @brithume
    If not improper, why would Rice deny any knowledge of it? Doesn’t prove it’s improper but it raises questions that should be investigated.

    Britt was no supporter of trump. He is apalled by this and others should be.

    The outgoing administration spied on the incoming administration.

  1059. Tina says:

    Tucker Carlson? @TuckerCarlson
    Tucker: “let’s drop the euphemisms. Monitoring the conversations of your political opponents, isn’t “incidental collection.” It’s spying”

  1060. Phil says:

    “Every day that Hillary Clinton is not president is a great day for America”

    Bitter nails it.

  1061. Tina says:

    Josh Kraushaar? @HotlineJosh
    Interesting: MSNBC and FOX going heavy on Susan Rice unmasking this morning. CNN downplaying the news and claiming it’s “false” in chyrons.

    Cnn is pure thrash with drunk lemonade, wolfie, coumo, and fake flapper.

  1062. NYCmike says:

    https://pjmedia.com/rogerlsimon/2017/04/03/susan-rice-obamas-hatchet-woman-proves-lord-acton-right-again/

    -Robbie to be here to condemn Roger Stone and PJ Media in 3….2….1….

  1063. Tina says:

    Fake flapper is upset because he wanted to be the oress sec for her thighness. It was his dream job.

  1064. Phil says:

    CNN has no shame.

    None.

  1065. NYCmike says:

    For some odd reason, Robbie didn’t post that tweet by Hume….

  1066. NYCmike says:

    Fake Flapper?

    who dat?

  1067. NYCmike says:

    Oh….Jake Tapper got it

  1068. Tina says:

    http://amp.dailycaller.com/2017/04/03/house-intel-dem-if-flynn-was-unmasked-it-would-have-to-be-rice-who-did-it/

    Drat on house intel committee is now concerned. No wonder schiff for brains is mia.

  1069. Cash Cow TM says:

    I cannot understand why Robbie does what he does on here.
    He must know he will get nothing but abuse for his posts.

  1070. Cash Cow TM says:

    Waiting with Walt at the Dr. Office to get stitches out.
    TONS of people abead of us…

    For 10:30 appt. I figure we might get in by noon.
    Hope we are back home before milking time.

  1071. chicon says:

    CNN is a good example of bias at work. Trump has busted their chops so much that they have ability left to see things without emotion. They’ve become blinded by hate.

  1072. chicon says:

    No ability left….

  1073. Tina says:

    Remember, the jebot was happy that Flynn resigned. Claimed that the surveillance justified it, while denying surveillance.

  1074. Phil says:

    I think chicon probably has it right. CNN’s insane and out of control hate for all things Trump has overwhelmed any journalistic professional balance that they might have had – and they didn’t have a lot to begin with. They are so blinded by hate they don’t even care how they come off any longer.

    They make me want to vomit.

  1075. Tina says:

    The drats have bought off cnn.

    Cnn was biught off in iraq when they got hush money tomcover favorably hussein.

  1076. Robbie says:

    Cash Cow TM says:
    April 4, 2017 at 11:06 am
    I cannot understand why Robbie does what he does on here.
    He must know he will get nothing but abuse for his posts.

    – Glutton for punishment.

  1077. Robbie says:

    Tina says:
    April 4, 2017 at 11:16 am
    Remember, the jebot was happy that Flynn resigned. Claimed that the surveillance justified it, while denying surveillance.

    – Tinfoil Tina, plenty of stories suggest Bannon, Priebus, and Pence had decided before the stories about Flynn/Russia that he needed to be replaced. The guy was bad news.

  1078. Robbie says:

    NYCmike says:
    April 4, 2017 at 11:03 am
    For some odd reason, Robbie didn’t post that tweet by Hume….

    – How dare I work early in the morning and not please the president of the Richard Mourdock fan club.

  1079. NYCmike says:

    “– Glutton for punishment”

    -Or paid?

  1080. chicon says:

    1109 – so, you’re saying Bannon, Priebus, and Pence are effective? This is news….

  1081. chicon says:

    1111 – could be. I’ve suggested he’s an excellent concern troll.

  1082. Robbie says:

    I need some help from the HHR comment section. Is Mike Cernovich going to win the Pulitzer for pushing pizzagate, his assertion date rape is not possible, his semen is “super semen” that affects women, or that he can astrally project his spirit outside of his body via controlled gorilla breathing. By the way, where can I buy Cernovich’s line of Gorilla Mind Nootrpics?

    https://twitter.com/EsotericCD/status/849280631951544320

  1083. Trump says:

    Not paid. That would indicate some level of intelligence.

    More like, brain damaged with too muck Jeb sucking.

  1084. Trump says:

    Hey Jeb coc-sucker, was Trum wire tapped?

    Yes or no?

  1085. Robbie says:

    chicon says:
    April 4, 2017 at 11:34 am
    1111 – could be. I’ve suggested he’s an excellent concern troll.

    – Or this comment section has become a reflexive Trump echo chamber, regardless of whether it’s deserved and those who don’t always drink the Trump Kool-Aid look out of place.

    Considering Mike Cernovich, John Nolte, Gateway Pundit, and other alt-right stars have become voices of reason here, my view is always going to look out of place.

  1086. PresidentPaul! says:

    Does he have a pair of Jeb debate boots?

    Jeb Twitter:
    Got my debating boots on! #GOPDebate
    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CScXdLTUEAA06ta.jpg“

    Had Jeb won he’d be pairing his presidenting boots and we’d all be that much more stupid for it.

  1087. Robbie says:

    PresidentPaul! says:
    April 4, 2017 at 11:47 am
    Does he have a pair of Jeb debate boots?
    Jeb Twitter:
    Got my debating boots on! #GOPDebate
    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CScXdLTUEAA06ta.jpg“
    Had Jeb won he’d be pairing his presidenting boots and we’d all be that much more stupid for it.

    – Jeb lasted longer than your boy Rand Paul.

  1088. chicon says:

    1117 – Not exactly a Trump echo chamber, unless sometimes agreeing with him is an echo chamber in your world. I see plenty that don’t support him all the time. I do see a few one-trick ponies, usually fringe types. You’re just here to bash Republicans 90%+ of the time. Pretty much the definition of a concern troll.

  1089. NYCmike says:

    “Considering Mike Cernovich, John Nolte, Gateway Pundit, and other alt-right stars have become voices of reason here, my view is always going to look out of place.”

    -“Your view” is the one which automatically condemns any story by certain people.

    The “other view” is one which looks at EVERY story with skepticism, until more facts come out showing them to be true.

  1090. NYCmike says:

    “– Jeb lasted longer than your boy Rand Paul.”

    -I think even jason would admit this: If Rand Paul had $150 million, he would have lasted longer than Jeb, and gotten more delegates

  1091. Robbie says:

    chicon says:
    April 4, 2017 at 11:55 am
    1117 – Not exactly a Trump echo chamber, unless sometimes agreeing with him is an echo chamber in your world. I see plenty that don’t support him all the time. I do see a few one-trick ponies, usually fringe types. You’re just here to bash Republicans 90%+ of the time. Pretty much the definition of a concern troll.

    – Total garbage. You just recently reappeared so you have no idea what I have been saying.

    I support sane, conservative Republican candidates and have a history of backing them here. That’s why I would have been more than willing to vote for Rubio, Bush, Kasich, Christie, or Romney last year.

    I also spent most of November and December praising Trump for his cabinet selections. On top of that, no one was more effusive of Trump for his selection of Neil Gorsuch than I was.

    What I am critical of, and have been since 2010, is the loony Tea Party candidates who have cost the Republican Party dearly. That includes Angle, COD, Buck, Mourdock, and Akin. That also includes the “all or nothing” approach of the HFC and their radio host backers.

  1092. Robbie says:

    Just because the author of this tweet will infuriate some…

    Maggie Haberman?
    Verified account
     @maggieNYT 29s
    30 seconds ago

    More
    “There’s no equivalence between so-called unmasking and leaking,” Rice says, in a remark that will do little to end the questions.

  1093. gameboy says:

    #1123

    If I am not mistaken hasn’t the GOP picked up 1000+ seats at the national and state levels since 2010??

  1094. Tina says:

    The jebot is trying.

  1095. Tina says:

    The jebot forgot to include eli lake and mark levine.

  1096. Trump says:

    Notice that the Jeb coc-sucker does not answer whether Trump was wire tapped or not.

    Because, typically, he took the loser end of the stick, just like Jeb, and can’t climb back.

    That’s what Jeb sucking does to the brain.

  1097. Tina says:

    Dirty rice imploded on the rehabilitate interview.

  1098. NYCmike says:

    “If I am not mistaken hasn’t the GOP picked up 1000+ seats at the national and state levels since 2010??”

    -Heh.

  1099. NYCmike says:

    Tina,

    Go with “soggy” Rice – nobody likes soggy rice.

    Not even David Dewhurst.

  1100. NYCmike says:

    Or Rigid Rice. Total ideologue.

  1101. lisab says:

    blobbie doesn’t care if the obama admin wiretapped the incoming trump administration and then leaked information

  1102. NYCmike says:

    Robbie is a unifier for sure, NOT a divider!

  1103. lisab says:

    one thing that rice is going to lose on is that the people who actually did the wiretapping are regular federal employees — who very well could be obama supporters … but …

    trump justice department: we see from the records you had a meeting with rice, tell us what you know

    federal employee: NEVER, i will not reveal anything to you, trump is not my president!

    trump justice department: very well, you just lost your cushy job, federal pension and benefits for life, sign here

    federal employee: oh … um … what do you want to know?

  1104. NYCmike says:

    Hope that is true, lisab.

    Tired of these b*st*rds misusing their jobs, and tired of the media, and Robbie, spreading manure so freely.

  1105. lisab says:

    well, i am pretty sure it works the same as state jobs do

    i have had disputes with school administration before, including one which went to the mattresses.

    the union was 100% behind me the entire way, completely had my back, the principal is gone (he had issues with others as well, it was not just me)

    but … the union would not support me at all if my principal told me to do something within my job scope and i refused. so if my current principal, who is a woman, asked me to provide all of my public school teaching records or asked me about a particular student or even said, “you have to check in at the office every day when you arrive at school”

    i would have to comply. that is a direct order given by my boss which is within my job duties. the union would not support a refusal. they could fire me even though i am tenured for refusal to do my job.

    i am pretty sure it is the same with the feds. if you do something on the job, and your supervisor asks you what you did, you pretty much have to tell them.

  1106. NYCmike says:

    Susan Rice is married to an executive producer at ABC?

    Is this true?

  1107. Tina says:

    Yes, she is married to an abc producer.

  1108. Tina says:

    We’re told by a source who has seen the unmasked documents that they included political information about the Trump transition team’s meetings and policy intentions. We are also told that none of these documents had anything to do with Russia or the FBI investigation into ties between Russia and the Trump campaign.”

    https://www.wsj.com/articles/susan-rice-unmasked-1491262064

  1109. pitchaboy says:

    1. Gorsuch is being confirmed.
    2. Health care and tax reform will go through making it a very successful first year.
    3. Russia investigation will bite democratic behinds.

  1110. EML says:

    i am pretty sure it is the same with the feds. if you do something on the job, and your supervisor asks you what you did, you pretty much have to tell them.
    ============================
    But anybody who falls on their sword for Obama will be taken care of.

  1111. NYCmike says:

    “But anybody who falls on their sword for Obama will be taken care of.”

    -EML,

    That will be up to Sessions to make it as painful as possible, so that does NOT happen.

  1112. NYCmike says:

    I am jumping the gun a bit…….

  1113. NYCmike says:

    Wondering if anyone knows: There is a person on Author’s Twitter feed, with the same name as “MD”. I had thought that it was “MD”, but seeing the last round of tweets from the last week, I think it may be a different guy, as this guy has really gone overboard, worse than Author, albeit in a totally different direction.

  1114. chicon says:

    1125 – an outstanding retort. Curious to see the concern troll’s response to this. Wildly successful party over the past 4+ years, and he’s about the doom. Sure sign of a concern troll – a good one, though.

  1115. chicon says:

    What is the link to Author’s twitter?

  1116. chicon says:

    Just saw McCain haughtily reminding us that one day the Republicans will be in the minority and will want to use the filibuster. Hello, McFly? Do you really think Chucky wouldn’t dump the filibuster in that situation? The filibuster operates as a restriction on Republicans only. Dump it.

  1117. NYCmike says:

    To the person who may/may not be “MD”, sincere condolences to him for the loss of his Mom.

  1118. chicon says:

    1145 – that’s the guy. Unless someone hijacked his twitter account. Seems like a difficult time in his life since the election.

  1119. Robbie says:

    chicon says:
    April 4, 2017 at 2:17 pm
    1125 – an outstanding retort. Curious to see the concern troll’s response to this. Wildly successful party over the past 4+ years, and he’s about the doom. Sure sign of a concern troll – a good one, though.

    – Wildly successful in spite of itself. The Tea Party candidates of 2010 and 2012 cost Republicans at least five sure win Senate seats (NV, DE, CO, IN, MO) in those years. Image sitting at 57 or 58 Senators right now and needing just 2 or 3 Democrats to get cloture. We’d be there were it not for Angle, COD, Mourdock, and the rest of the gang.

    And were it not for McConnell’s super pac getting involved in primaries in 2014, God only knows how many missed opportunities there might have been. Bevin, Brannon, McDaniel, Wolf, and Carr all had Tea Party interest group backing and all would have likely lost the general election. Cleary, McConnell was “concerned” enough to get involved so was he a concern troll?

    So yeah, I do have concern about the self destructive nature of a large part of the Republican base. Hugh Hewitt called the HFC, but it can apply to a large part of the Tea Party, the Area 51 Caucus because they believe in legislative flying saucers. Some seem willing to negotiate, but most aren’t.

    And since we have no current way to measure the success of the party other than polling, polling is what I’m going to use. Right now, Trump’s RCP approval average has dipped below 40% thanks to polls from IDB/TIPP and Quinnipiac. There’s plenty of time for him to rebound with healthcare, taxes, and infrastructure wins, but his current standing would be a death sentence for the party in 2018.

    So until Trump and the party take their clown shoes off and stop with the self inflicted wounds, I will be plenty concerned about the chances of screwing up big Senate gains in 2018 and holding the House. If Trump and the part can get their act together, it’s conceivable Trump could leave office in January 2025 having left the Supreme Court with seven conservatives with Sotomayor and Kagan as the liberal opposition.

  1120. DW says:

    EXCLUSIVE: Susan Rice speaks out on ‘unmasking’ accusations: ‘I leaked nothing to nobody’

    …carefully worded, leaving open the possibility that she leaked something, to somebody.

  1121. Robbie says:

    John Schindler?
    Verified account
     @20committee 2h
    2 hours ago

    More
    EXCLUSIVE: “On multiple occasions, Rice asked #NSA to do things they regarded as unethical and perhaps illegal.”

  1122. Trump says:

    Hey Robbie, the Jeb coc-sucker,

    Trump is not your president.

    #neverforget.

  1123. chicon says:

    “Wildly successful in spite of itself.”

    That says it all. LOL.

  1124. NYCmike says:

    chicon,

    thought the same thing…very predictable Robbie is…another good trait in a pilot, I would think….by the book.

  1125. Tina says:

    Time for mitchie to take his low t medicine and wage war.

  1126. Tina says:

    Imwonder how rice, obambi, and farkas would look in a cell.

  1127. Tina says:

    I leaked nothing to nobody.

    Lol.

  1128. Tina says:

    Fox News: Surveillance of Trump team went on for up to year before inauguration

    Blam, said so.

  1129. Tina says:

    Burr says Susan Rice could become part of probe. “If there’s intelligence that leads to her, she’ll be part of our review,” per @jeremyherb

    It should be the focus of your probe.

  1130. chicon says:

    Chucky is now asking for a meeting to save the filibuster, according to Fox. Hide your wallet, McConnell.

  1131. NYCmike says:

    “Chucky is now asking for a meeting to save the filibuster”

    -I was scared of this, that they would pull back and allow the Republicans to let them off the hook.

  1132. NYCmike says:

    “1145 – that’s the guy.”

    -I am not so sure. He seems a lot more like Author, totally unhinged.

    MD was more the angry-type, plus I thought I saw his Twitter feed mention wrestling….if MD is now watching pro wrestling, he has definitely become unhinged!

  1133. jason says:

    Pravda would be proud. I bet Wobbie IS proud…

    “Since news broke Monday that the Obama Administration’s National Security Adviser, Susan Rice, directed the “unmasking” of NSA intercepts of Trump associates, CNN has raced to shoot down the blockbuster report.

    CNN Tonight’s Don Lemon went so far as to announce he would ignore the news at all costs.

    While interviewing a Democratic congressman, CNN’s Chris Cuomo claimed it was “demonstrably untrue” Rice sought surveillance of the Trump team, even as that’s exactly what yesterday’s reports prove.

    Over the last 24 hours, the network has also repeatedly called on its chief national security correspondent — who was also a political appointee in the Obama White House — Jim Sciutto, to dismiss the reports as a non-story; Sciutto has even excused Rice claiming ignorance of the unmasking scandal two weeks ago, arguing Rice “wasn’t aware” what unmasking Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) was referring to.

    And on Tuesday’s “New Day,” anchor Alisyn Camerota openly pleaded with Sen. John McCain to write-off the news as unimportant.

    Last night, Lemon began “CNN Tonight” with an announcement that the Rice report a “fake scandal ginned up by right-wing media and Trump” that he would not be baited into justifying with coverage.

    “On this program tonight, we will not insult your intelligence by pretending,” it’s legitimate, he said. “Nor will we aid and abet the people trying to misinform you, the American people, by creating a diversion. Not going to do it.”

  1134. SoHope says:

    NYCmike says:
    April 4, 2017 at 7:49 am
    Redemption?
    I thought SoHope was older than Michael Straw, but apparently he is still in college and may be on the practice squad for NC basketball.
    Or he is taking the victory of NC as he actually had something to do with it!?!?

    1. GFY
    2. “REDEMPTION BABY!” Points out the fact that they last a close Championship game last year and pulled it off the second time.
    3. I didn’t was “We won” or “The Zags couldn’t beat us”. I didny imply any connection other than as a lifelong fan.
    4. See #1

  1135. NYCmike says:

    Thought this was interesting……maybe “CG” missed this article, which mentions how a Trump Supreme Court pick MAY think about eminent domain.

    https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2017/04/04/neil-gorsuch-champion-little-guy-law-column/99982694/

    “Gorsuch never ruled in Kelo v. New London, but in an email at the time, he praised the dissent — written by four conservative justices — in a case finding that the government, and the private development corporation it had employed, had the right to take Susette Kelo’s home and demolish the whole neighborhood where Pfizer wanted turned into something nicer than a working-class neighborhood.”

  1136. Barrett says:

    Jason, it’s Don Lemon…what do you expect?

    The important thing is that this helps restore credibility in Trump. Their was surveillance on him.

    And I definitely agree that “Wires tapped” in quotes is just a generalization. Trump got this one right.

  1137. SoHope says:

    Dang this site doesn’t render well in my android browser….it is getting difficult to post and read.

  1138. jason says:

    I think even jason would admit this: If Rand Paul had $150 million, he would have lasted longer than Jeb, and gotten more delegates”

    Yeah, he would have gotten about the same 10% his father got, and would have extended his father’s 0-151 losing streak in primaries and caucuses.

    This does not mean he was a better candidate than Jeb. Jeb was the worst “front runner” in history, not the worse candidate.

    I would have voted for Jeb, even if he was a sure loser. I would never have voted for Rand Paul.

  1139. Barrett says:

    “There” not “their”

  1140. NYCmike says:

    “3. I didn’t was”

    -Sure, whatever you say….(koo-coo)!

  1141. NYCmike says:

    Congrats, SoHope!

    I hope you don’t mind robbing my nephew of a sizable $$$ amount.

  1142. jason says:

    Let’s see when Wobbie finally admits Trump did have grounds for claiming to have been wiretapped AND it had nothing to do with Breitbart News.

    The truth will set you free.

  1143. NYCmike says:

    “This does not mean he was a better candidate than Jeb.”

    -No it doesn’t, which is why NOBODY wrote that.

  1144. NYCmike says:

    “Yeah, he would have gotten about the same 10% his father got”

    -Actually, it looks like SOMEBODY DID write that!

  1145. jason says:

    “Chucky is now asking for a meeting to save the filibuster”

    -I was scared of this,”

    Funny how deadenders and their useful idiots are always afraid of compromise.

    A deal that confirmed Gorsuch AND saved the filibuster would be great.

    I hope it happens.

  1146. NYCmike says:

    “AND it had nothing to do with Breitbart News.”

    -I mentioned this at least 10X, that the stories were sourced from “mainstream media” articles and accounts…..he simply ignored that information time and again.

  1147. jason says:

    No it doesn’t, which is why NOBODY wrote that.”

    Huh, Bitter, being called a NOBODY by NYC get any points?

    Weak, I know, but its a slow day.

  1148. NYCmike says:

    “A deal that confirmed Gorsuch AND saved the filibuster would be great”

    -The next vacancy will show who is right. I would not bet on “the usual suspects” the next times, IF there is any hint at all of media-created drama.

  1149. jason says:

    I mentioned this at least 10X, that the stories were sourced from “mainstream media” articles and accounts…..he simply ignored that information time and again.”

    He thinks the MSM is the word of God, its the only explanation.

    He must stare at Don Lemon’s show and kneel in awe.

  1150. jason says:

    Robbie is a unifier for sure, NOT a divider!”

    Pretty amazing, actually.

    I don’t think ANYBODY here garners as much unanimity here as he does.

    The fact he is completely brainwashed by the leftist media is obvious to just about everyone here, regardless of views.

  1151. jason says:

    I have to go, I have agreed with NYC twice now, scary.

  1152. Pitchaboy says:

    There is no point to filibuster deal; Suck Boomer wants to torpedo the next appointment. You can bet the next chance a Dem Prez makes an appointment, he will pull the Reid rule if necessary. Just sock the Suck.

  1153. DW says:

    MD said nothing angry to nobody.

  1154. NYCmike says:

    “I have to go, I have agreed with NYC twice now, scary.”

    -More TRUMP MIRACLES! 🙂

  1155. Trump says:

    GOP has to nuke the filibuster.

    If not, the Dems will, the first chance they get. Reid already nuked it for all appointments except SC.

    In fact, they were openly bragging about killing the filibuster before the election, in the anticipation of taking over the senate.

  1156. NYCmike says:

    “I hope it happens.”

    -Reasons? Why would a compromise with people like Schumer, Durbin, just about any Democrat be the correct thing to do?

  1157. Barrett says:

    I think the point that Robbie doesn’t get is this:

    CNN,NBC,MSNBC, etc. push a leftist agenda. You can take what they say about forest fires, car accidents, and weather as accurate news – but when it comes to politics, you have to weigh the information you receive against the liberal bias inherent in the system.

    I wouldn’t call it fake news, but it is a constant campaign of misinformation by the left. Even against their own people some times.

    And that’s why you shouldn’t be concerned, it’s misinformation, and there’s very little the left can do so long as we do not buy into it.

  1158. messy says:

    1192. But they don’t. Some of the commentators on MSNBC do, but that is specifically labeled commentary.

    1165. There is no evidence of this.

  1159. messy says:

    1154. Fake news.

  1160. DW says:

    CNN said nothing Marxist to nobody.

  1161. DW says:

    messy never emptied his diaper on nobody.

  1162. Cash Cow TM says:

    Sorry for MD losing his mom.
    If he is lurking, sincere condolences from Cow and Walt.

  1163. NYCmike says:

    “1192. But they don’t.”

    -B*llsh*t.

    There are countless examples, every day, of the words they use to describe certain people, or situations, or crimes.

    For gosh sakes, most of them don’t even say “illegal immigrant”. That there is blatant bias, and is intended to sway public opinion against the tough/strict enforcement of CURRENT IMMIGRATION LAW.

  1164. NYCmike says:

    Diamond Jim?

  1165. NYCmike says:

    MCC

  1166. DW says:

    1197 – how did that info get here that MD lost his mom?

  1167. DW says:

    Cash Cow never splattered a cow pie on nobody.

  1168. NYCmike says:

    Bill Clinton & Ted Kennedy – yeah – no media bias at all!

  1169. NYCmike says:

    “1197 – how did that info get here that MD lost his mom?”

    -I stated clearly that I do NOT know if the other person on Twitter with same name is definitely him.

    I probably should not have mentioned it at all, for this reason.

    Dang it, I am not sure…..please be aware of that fact.

  1170. NYCmike says:

    I am very sorry – please be aware that the information may be about a different person, is not verified.

    Sorry, did not think that through!

  1171. Phil says:

    What is the source of the report that Schumer wants a meeting to save the filibuster?

    Guess he is finally convinced that the nuke option is happening.

    McConnell would be such a sucker to throw away a winning hand for the next Trump nominee. Who would be stupid enough to accept Schumer’s word anyway. Regardless of any promises to the contrary, snake Schumer and his band of radicals will nuke the filibuster the first time they get the majority. Nuke em now or face another filibuster over Kennedy’s replacement should he retire this summer.

  1172. Phil says:

    Nuke em til they glow.

  1173. Robbie says:

    jason says:
    April 4, 2017 at 4:20 pm
    Let’s see when Wobbie finally admits Trump did have grounds for claiming to have been wiretapped AND it had nothing to do with Breitbart News.
    The truth will set you free.

    – I’m willing to admit that Trump and his associates were likely caught up in incidental surveillance, their names were unmasked, and , in some cases, leaked illegally.

    I have seen no evidence that Obama specifically ordered wiretapping (surveillance) of Trump or his associates. That was his original claim after all.

  1174. Trump says:

    Nobody care what you are willing to admit, you lying piece of shi$.

  1175. Tina says:

    NEWS: House Intelligence Committee Will Ask Susan Rice to Testify in Ongoing Probe, Two Officials Say

    Like the irs, benghazi, etc. hearings…

  1176. Trump says:

    Reality bit you in the as- , retarded monkey?

  1177. Trump says:

    You keep blathering nonsense until real events catch up to your lies.

    That’s how you roll, cra-weasel Robbie.

  1178. Robbie says:

    Barrett says:
    April 4, 2017 at 5:02 pm
    I think the point that Robbie doesn’t get is this:
    CNN,NBC,MSNBC, etc. push a leftist agenda. You can take what they say about forest fires, car accidents, and weather as accurate news – but when it comes to politics, you have to weigh the information you receive against the liberal bias inherent in the system.
    I wouldn’t call it fake news, but it is a constant campaign of misinformation by the left. Even against their own people some times.
    And that’s why you shouldn’t be concerned, it’s misinformation, and there’s very little the left can do so long as we do not buy into it.

    – I’m well aware that the main networks push a left leaning agenda and what they say about politics has to be taken with a grain of salt. They did the same thing with Reagan, but it didn’t work. Why? He got results and didn’t shoot himself in the foot repeatedly.

  1179. Trump says:

    Another nonsense post from the Jeb coc-sucker.

  1180. Trump says:

    You are not “well aware” of anything, retard.

  1181. lisab says:

    I have seen no evidence that Obama specifically ordered wiretapping (surveillance) of Trump or his associates
    ————–

    nixon did not order watergate

    but his people did

  1182. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    1207. “What is the source of the report that Schumer wants a meeting to save the filibuster?”

    What makes things worse for Schumer is after the 2018 election there could be 4 or 5 more Republican senators, which makes it easier for McConnell to change the rules. Schumer painted himself into a corner, thinking there would not be enough Republicans willing to support the nuclear option.

  1183. Trump says:

    Barack Milhouse Obama.

  1184. Trump says:

    I would be wary of the Reps gaining senate seats in 2018.

    Manchin, Heitkamp, et al are not going to be pushovers, especially with B-list candidates.

  1185. chicon says:

    1220 – Trump, it won’t be easy for sure. They need to place these Senators in some difficult situations prior to the election, get some good candidates, and then run good campaigns. They have the opportunity to win some seats, imo, but they’ll have to earn it.

  1186. Cash Cow TM says:

    So do poling companies–other than DJT approve/disapprove polls–NOT do ANY polls after Nov. 2016?

    the dearth of polls in the last 3 months is
    ree-dik-a-lus.

  1187. Tina says:

    Incidental surveillance.

    Genius.

  1188. Tina says:

    Since july of 2016?

    Incidental is the daily kos buzzword for thenday.

  1189. jason says:

    Incidental?

    LOL

    Wobbie really is brainwashed…

  1190. jason says:

    Anybody who thinks someone as partisan as Susan Rice, who was willing to go on all the talk shows to lie about Benghazi would do anything “incidental” relating to Trump is really brainwashed.

    Oh, wait…

  1191. jason says:

    So Wobbie now admits Trump was wire tapped, but it was incidental….

    Okayyyy…….

  1192. jason says:

    ” I have seen no evidence that Obama specifically ordered wiretapping”

    Here we go, Wobbie moving the goalposts….

  1193. chicon says:

    1228 – I like the saying about Trump: take him seriously, but not literally. Applies to the tweet about surveillance. He meant Obama was spying on him, and he was right.

  1194. ??? says:

    ???????,????????????????!

  1195. jason says:

    It’s funny, Wobbie parrots every MSM hit on Trump with absolutely no evidence, but then comes up with “incidental surveillance” to justify wiretapping on Trump as if anything a partisan tool like Susan Rice would is “incidental”.

    You have to admire the level of hypocrisy.

  1196. jason says:

    Trump says:
    April 4, 2017 at 6:52 pm

    I would be wary of the Reps gaining senate seats in 2018.

    Manchin, Heitkamp, et al are not going to be pushovers, especially with B-list candidates.”

    We may actually have a chance. Soccer Moron predicted the GOP would lose the senate and was fighting for control of the House in 2016.

  1197. jason says:

    Heh….
    ?
    @KatiePavlich

    Democrats have gone from: Trump is insane for suggesting Obama admin spied on him —> Susan Rice was just doing her job
    9:27 AM – 4 Apr 2017

  1198. Bitterlaw says:

    I was hoping President Trump would be bored and resign by now. I guess we will have to ride it out. At least he isn’t Hillary.

  1199. jason says:

    Are food and beverages included?

    I might want to be a vagrant in NYC for a week…

    NY Post:

    De Blasio’s sure way of scaring away visitors

    Mayor Putz is determined to reduce Big Apple tourism. With the homeless population exploding during and shelters overflowing, City Hall is moving more vagrants into hotels, at an average price of $222 a day, including some in Midtown favored by families coming to see the sights.”

  1200. NYCmike says:

    “De Blasio’s sure way of scaring away visitors”

    -Slowly but surely things are getting worse….my only hope is their are now large, well-heeled interests who have responsibilities to their shareholders to worry about potential loss of profits.

  1201. NYCmike says:

    The politicians yap-yap-yap about AirBnB, yet then turn around and give away hotels and other apartments to homeless people, with very little verification that they need the help.

  1202. NYCmike says:

    https://pjmedia.com/trending/2017/04/05/how-a-queer-dance-party-in-front-of-ivanka-trumps-house-made-a-wine-sipping-woman-an-internet-star/

    -Trump’s approval ratings are in the dumper? Compare that to this scene.

    Yeah, I’ll worry in August of 2018 about Congress. Until then, keep tweeting to your heart’s content, and make sure Congress gets some things done.

  1203. Phil says:

    So Gallup has Obamacare at an all time high of 55 percent this morning. Up from 40 percent at election time. Fifty five percent for a law that is in a death spiral.

    The MSM’s constant anti-Trump attack continues to draw blood.

    Never seen anything like it.

  1204. jason says:

    Trump up to 46% in Rasmussen….

    Wobbie to dispute the methodology in 3, 2 1….

  1205. jason says:

    You can thank the deadenders for Obamacare at 55%.

  1206. NYCmike says:

    “You can thank the deadenders for Obamacare at 55%.”

    -LOL!

    No mention of the 17% poll approval for AHCA, and no mention of Ryan pulling the bill, ostensibly to protect the moderates who were also opposed.

    But THANKS FOR PLAYING anyway!

  1207. Phil says:

    Yeah, and the low information voters whose numbers grow every year.

  1208. Phil says:

    Not arguing with any of it, Mike. Lousy job on the bill all the way around by Republicans.

  1209. Tina says:

    Eli Lake? @EliLake
    Come on guys. Everyone knows senior WH officials unmask the names of their political opposition in raw intel summaries. Nothing to see here.

    Incidentally of course….

  1210. Robbie says:

    Five posts from Jason about me since late last evening. I’ve moved out of Author’s head and I’m now living rent free in Jason’s empty noggin. Not surprisingly, there are a lot of pictures of Marco Rubio in here. Some portray him with very little clothing. I’ll let Jason explain that since he was the interior decorator.

  1211. NYCmike says:

    Robbie,

    Your posts about jason are more substantive, factual, and true than the ones you post from the NY Times, WAPO, and other sources you favor.

    Keep up the good work!

  1212. Robbie says:

    I think Republicans have the chance to field an exceptionally strong slate of Senate candidates in 2018. Rokita (IN), Wagner (MO), Cramer (ND), Jenkins (WV), and Fox (MT) seem like instant lean Republican states or toss-ups at worst.

    In order to put maximum pressure on Democrats though, we need candidates like Fitzgerald (WI) and maybe even Mike Rogders (MI) to pull the trigger. And if really good choices can be found in VA, PA, ME, and even MN, it will put stress on Democrats all over.

    That said, how good 2018 is depends quite a bit on Trump. If his gets his approval rating up to 45% or higher, a lot of Senate seats can be gained.

  1213. NYCmike says:

    Someone should put out a Waldo book, except make it “Where’s Obama?”.

    Conspicuously absent right now……Ca$h Cow, get on this!

  1214. NYCmike says:

    MCCL

  1215. Sean says:

    I may be in the minority (I don’t know), but I believe the nomination of Neil Gorsuch is straight out of Steve Bannon’s playbook.

    Hear me out – Neil Gorsuch is an OUTSTANDING choice – about the best one Donald Trump could make – and one that Democrats should pay a political price for not supporting. In fact, by confirming Neil Gorsuch, the balance of the court will take a baby step left, as Justice Gorsuch will likely be in more in line with Justice Kennedy or Justice Roberts than Justice Scalia.

    It’s all part of the plan – President Trump WANTS to see the filibuster nuked. He knew that anybody he nominated would be filibustered. Therefore, he chose someone so reasonable and so qualified that he knew he could get every single one of the Republican caucus to vote to change the rules. He also chose someone within reason that the American public would see the Democrats are objectionist.

    My recommendation to my Snowflake friends would be to call your Senators to reverse course and vote for cloture, whether or not you intend to vote for Gorsuch. You vote for cloture, Judge Gorsuch is rightfully seated, and the next nominee is Judge Hardiman (center right). You filibuster, the Republicans nuke it, and then the next nomination is a William Pryor.

    I for one, would like to see the filibuster preserved so that center-right and center-left jurists are nominated to the court, not far-right and far-left jurists.

    Prediction – by the end of the Donald’s first term, Gorsuch will rule against his position and Donald will tweet his frustration about it.

  1216. Sean says:

    President Trump believes he will have at least two more appointments, and thought Judge Gorsuch is NOT Scalia on steroids like the Democrats and the media want you to believe, his next appointments will be if the filibuster is nuked.

  1217. Phil says:

    Intel committee member Joaquin Castro tells CNN that multiple members of the Trump administration will probably go to jail.

    Yes, the next lefty rising star in Texas (“rising star” according to the MSM) says collusion with the Russians will inevitably lead to jail time. He flat out made this statement as a matter of fact.

    Let me fill you in on Castro. He and his brother are being boosted by the lefties as the new Rising superstar politicians from Texas. You see, since the MSM’s last fair haired last lefty “rising star” in Texas, Miss Wendy Davis went down in flames they have been searching up and down for the next radical lefty to cram down the throats of the Texas electorate.

    Once this clown announces for Cruz’s senate seat or Governor the MSM is going to tell us what a “moderate” he is knowing full well he is a liberal loon. Ain’t gonna work. He will soon join Wendy in the Texas cemetery of defeated blue “rising stars”. Keep trying MSM.

  1218. Sean says:

    Phil – can’t mess with Texans – they know better.

    Love this Texan – The Day The Snowflakes Cried.

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

  1219. Phil says:

    Just listened to Murkowski’s speech on the senate floor. Without actually saying she would vote for the nuclear option she made it damned clear she would make sure Gorsuch was confirmed on Friday. She made it clear how she felt about this filibuster.

    Yeah, Chuckie. Start heading for the fallout shelter and hope you aren’t anywhere near ground zero.

  1220. Sean says:

    Can you imagine Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski, Corey Gardner, John McCain, Lindsay Graham all voting for the nuclear option if Judge Pryor were the nominee? I don’t think so – they’d be changing the nominee to Gorsuch.

  1221. Robbie says:

    Lt. General HR McMaster is cleaning house.

    Alex Wayne?
    @aawayne

    SCOOP: Steve Bannon is off the National Security Council, @JenniferJJacobs reports.

  1222. Robbie says:

    Sean says:
    April 5, 2017 at 11:35 am
    Can you imagine Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski, Corey Gardner, John McCain, Lindsay Graham all voting for the nuclear option if Judge Pryor were the nominee? I don’t think so – they’d be changing the nominee to Gorsuch.

    – Which is why it was so smart to pick Gorsuch. It showed Democrats were going to block any nominee.

  1223. Sean says:

    While Donnelly, Manchin, and Heitkamp may have played it right and kept their re-elections competitive, the filibuster will be what takes down Senators McCaskill, Tester, and Graham (FL), as it should be.

  1224. Phil says:

    Sean, exactly. Chuckie is a moron. Gorsuch is probably the only nominee we could get a majority to support the nuclear option. Thanks, Chuck. Wrong hill to die on.

    McCain speaking now.

  1225. jason says:

    Five posts from Jason about me since late last evening.”

    And of course you can’t dispute any of them so you bring up Rubio.

    At least I reconciled myself to the fact Rubio lost the nomination while kicking Jeb Bush’s ass in just about any campaign category you can think of.

    And despite not supporting Trump, I don’t feel compelled to buy into every MSM attack on him like you do.

    But good luck in finding the Jeb’s “real killer”.

  1226. Robbie says:

    Totally disagree Gorsuch will be a lot like Kennedy. Kennedy was always a social libertarian. There’s nothing in Gorsuch’s background that comes close to that. In fact, his book on euthanasia suggests the opposite. On top of that, Gorsuch’s view on Chevron puts him to the right of Scalia.

    As for Roberts, other than Obamacare (a misguided decision by him), where has he disappointed the conservative side on a major issue decided 5-4? I think he gets a bad rap simply because of one ruling.

  1227. jason says:

    Since this irritated Wobbie I will repeat it.

    Anybody who thinks someone as partisan as Susan Rice, who was willing to go on all the talk shows to lie about Benghazi would do anything “incidental” relating to Trump is really brainwashed.

  1228. jason says:

    The argument that Trump wants the nuke option so he can then appoint far right jurists to SCOTUS is unpersuasive to me, since Trump is not a conservative.

  1229. Sean says:

    McCain is hitting it out of the park.

  1230. jason says:

    No mention of the 17% poll approval for AHCA, and no mention of Ryan pulling the bill, ostensibly to protect the moderates who were also opposed.”

    Zzzzz. there weren’t enough “moderates” to defeat the bill.

    The deadenders own Obamacare now, and they deserve it.

  1231. Phil says:

    Ok, typical McCain grandstanding but did announce he will vote to detonate.

    Die, Chuckie.

  1232. NYCmike says:

    “simply because of one ruling.”

    -Which affects 1/6th of the economy……or some such silly little number like that…..

  1233. NYCmike says:

    “Zzzzz. there weren’t enough “moderates” to defeat the bill.”

    -And this is known because the sun was shining out your ass this morning??

  1234. Phil says:

    Retire, Justice Kennedy. Retire this summer. Confirm Pryor with 51 votes.

  1235. Robbie says:

    jason says:
    April 5, 2017 at 11:47 am
    Since this irritated Wobbie I will repeat it.
    Anybody who thinks someone as partisan as Susan Rice, who was willing to go on all the talk shows to lie about Benghazi would do anything “incidental” relating to Trump is really brainwashed.

    – I think Susan Rice is a hack. End of story.

  1236. Tina says:

    Ok, what is mcamesty doing, phil?

  1237. Tina says:

    I think trump gave a great speech yesterday to the builders

  1238. Tina says:

    Ok, worried sean about gorsuch having rino tendencies. We have enough with jennedy and roberts. They are good for business issues, in general, but niw you never know where they will rule.

    Kennedy is wirse than riberts.

  1239. Tina says:

    NEW: Bannon’s national security clearance was NOT stripped, I’m told. He still has the highest clearance.

    Jennifer jacobs

    Which is it? True or more fake news.

  1240. DW says:

    “As for Roberts, other than Obamacare (a misguided decision by him), where has he disappointed the conservative side on a major issue decided 5-4? I think he gets a bad rap simply because of one ruling.”

    John Wilkes Booth gets a bad rap simply because of one ill-advised shot.

  1241. NYCmike says:

    Maybe Tina and Robbie should keep the “scoops” for their dogs, and wait for verification before posting certain reports.

  1242. EML says:

    With Republicans having to go nuclear to confirm the perfectly reasonable Gorsuch, I am now praying that RBG has to retire in March 2020, Trump nominates Pryor to replace her, and the whole liberal world blows their lid.

  1243. Tina says:

    The syruan gas attack is horrible. Assad is scum but this is not our war to fight. I recommend that we carefully look to ensure that the syrian rebels did not do the gas attack, like the last time.

    Again, not our war

  1244. Sean says:

    So do you think an eleventh hour deal will be struck, filibuster averted, and Gorsuch confirmed?

  1245. Tina says:

    Ny, that is a tweet from a reporter, jennifer jacobs. I asked whick story is correct since they appear to contradict. I am not endorsing either story.

  1246. DW says:

    Judas Iscariot gets a bad rap because of just one betrayal.

  1247. Tina says:

    Roberts is another bush failure. The bushs simply cannot pick consistently well. One bad pick, one great pick.

    Hopefully, mark levine or the Carnival Cruz were not involved in vetting.

  1248. Tina says:

    The roberts decision on obumblercare cements hima s a failute.

  1249. Tina says:

    Jennifer jacobs reports for bloomberg btw.

  1250. Tina says:

    Seems like roles were expanded or contracted. I hope president trump is not elevating bushbots in foreign policy matters.

  1251. jason says:

    I have no problem with Roberts. I don’t expect to agree with every decision. Obamacare was big decision, but still it was only one decision.

    NYC blames Roberts for Obamacare, yet defends the deadenders that preserved it.

    Roberts has proven to be a solid conservative on the court. I wish we had 9 Roberts on the court.

  1252. Tina says:

    Looks like bannon was put there to tear apart the dirty rice holdouts and he never even attended any meeting.

    Key was they needed to rid of dirty rice and leakers.

  1253. jason says:

    I hope Trump gets rid of isolationists on foreign policy. This may be a first step.

    The rhetoric sounds good, but the reality of a globalized world is different. There is no escaping the US’s responsibility as the only remaining super power, it can’t be delegated, certainly not the the Chinese or the Russians.

    I think GWB’s foreign policy was excellent, so its one area where I think Trump would benefit from “bushbots”.

  1254. Trump says:

    Obamacare has gained in popularity because of its comparison with the alternative Ryan/TrumpCare, the despicable replacement.

    #17percent.

  1255. Tina says:

    A senior White House official told NBC this was not a power struggle. The official said the White House was bringing back more of a George W. Bush-era-type NSC. The council will be more streamlined and the decision making more deliberative, the official said.

    Per cnbc. This is not good news if true.

  1256. jason says:

    For me, the less power Bannon has the better. I give him credit for helping Trump win, no doubt he had good political instincts, but the campaign is over. I think “chief strategist” may be a bridge too far.

  1257. EML says:

    So do you think an eleventh hour deal will be struck, filibuster averted, and Gorsuch confirmed?
    ==============================
    No. Democrats are too unhinged to do anything rational.

  1258. Tina says:

    Yeah a return to never ending middle east wars.

    Sounds great.

  1259. jason says:

    bamacare has gained in popularity because of its comparison with the alternative Ryan/TrumpCare, the despicable replacement.”

    BS

    It has gained in popularity because the deadenders pretended the replacement was worse than Obamacare.

    It wasn’t. It was a heck of a lot better. It just wasn’t enough for the “all or nothing” morons.

  1260. EML says:

    Sounds like Bannon decided that since Flynn was gone and McMaster was now there, there was no reason for him to be on the NSC.

  1261. jason says:

    Yeah a return to never ending middle east wars.”

    Isolationism doesn’t work. Peace in our time doesn’t work. Sticking your head in the sand doesn’t work. Failing to honor your commitments to your allies doesn’t work. Failing to confront your enemies doesn’t work.

    One terror attack like 9/11 can cost trillions, more than any “never ending middle east war”.

    I think Trump is slowly realizing that the threats we fact are much more serious than he thought.

  1262. jason says:

    Oh, so Bannon gave himself a smaller role voluntarily?

    Fine with me, and kudos to him if that was the case.

  1263. Robbie says:

    This isn’t going to make NYCMike happy. Trump gave an interview today to Maggie Haberman.

    Glenn Thrush
    @GlennThrush

    Exclusive interview with @realDonaldTrump by @maggieNYT and me in the Oval — news was made. More to come soon…

  1264. Trump says:

    Ryan served up a turd sandwich. #17percent.

    Anything looks good in comparison.

  1265. jason says:

    So do you think an eleventh hour deal will be struck, filibuster averted, and Gorsuch confirmed?
    ==============================
    No. Democrats are too unhinged to do anything rational.”

    They boxed themselves into a corner. They played to their base and now cannot backtrack without being crucified by the moonbats.

    I bet there are at least 10 of them who want out of the roller coaster but can’t get off.

  1266. NYCmike says:

    “NYC blames Roberts for Obamacare, yet defends the deadenders that preserved it.”

    -He will keep repeating this the same way he kept calling Trump a “liberal Democrat”.

    Still waiting for that list of other “liberal Democrats”, other than Trump, who give 46% of their donations to Republicans.

    Thankfully, I put on boots, instead of holding my breath!

    🙂

  1267. NYCmike says:

    “This isn’t going to make NYCMike happy.”

    -Why wouldn’t this make me happy? Maggie usually gets it right when the source of her information is publicly known.

  1268. jason says:

    Anything looks good in comparison.”

    Good. That kind of thinking keeps Obamacare the law of the land.

    The deadenders think the replacement was worse than Obamacare? Fine. Keep Obamacare then.

    All or nothing gets you nothing. It gets you Obamacare.

  1269. NYCmike says:

    Yesterday, jason said he wants the filibuster retained, that he WANTS a compromise.

    Still waiting for the reasons why…….

  1270. Tina says:

    Eml, yeah that is what i am reading. He did his job, which was temporary, and mcmasters is now there.

  1271. Robbie says:

    EML says:
    April 5, 2017 at 12:34 pm
    Sounds like Bannon decided that since Flynn was gone and McMaster was now there, there was no reason for him to be on the NSC.

    – So we’re to believe Bannon was on the NSC simply so he could keep tabs on Mike Flynn? What does that say about Mike Flynn that he needed to be, essentially, spied on? Nothing good in my book. Glad he’s long gone.

  1272. Trump says:

    Your problem is with the 83 percent, la raza pimp.

    Go talk to the hand.

  1273. NYCmike says:

    “All or nothing gets you nothing. It gets you Obamacare.”

    -Heh.

    In jason’s world, there are only 2 options: Obamacare, and the bill NOT voted on.

    Limited.

  1274. jason says:

    Let’s get is straight from the horse’s mouth.

    NYC, do you think the replacement bill was worse than Obamacare?

    Yes or no?

  1275. NYCmike says:

    The cries of ALL of those Republicans who WANTED TO VOTE for the Ryan bill were D E A F E N I N G !

  1276. Robbie says:

    NYCmike says:
    April 5, 2017 at 12:14 pm
    Maybe Tina and Robbie should keep the “scoops” for their dogs, and wait for verification before posting certain reports

    – My post said Bannon was off the National Security Council. Nothing more. Nothing less. It’s Tinfoil Tina who claimed something I never wrote.

  1277. jason says:

    “Your problem is with the 83 percent, la raza pimp.”

    Well, since 83% support Obamacare, why are we wasting time trying to repeal it.

    Let’s got with the overwhelming majority.

  1278. Sean says:

    I would actually prefer we keep the filibuster for Supreme Court nominees, and Republicans get to 60 or as close as possible to 60 to invoke cloture on reasonably conservative nominees. If we play it right, we could get pretty close.

    I just fear next time there is a Democratic President and a Democratic Senate, we will get Ginsburg on steroids.

  1279. NYCmike says:

    “Yes or no?”

    -As I said, “Limited.”

    1/6th of the economy is a “Yes or no?” question for this deep thinker.

    You may be more arrogant than MD.

  1280. jason says:

    So NYC, let’s have an answer.

    Do you think the replacement bill was worse than Obamacare?

    Yes or no?

  1281. Sean says:

    Susan Rice is obviously a scumbag. I’d love to see her locked up behind bars.

  1282. Trump says:

    Ryan couldn’t afford to let his ” moderate” babies vote for the turd of a 17% bill.

  1283. EML says:

    I just fear next time there is a Democratic President and a Democratic Senate, we will get Ginsburg on steroids.
    =============================
    A Majority Leader Schumer would nuke the filibuster the first chance he got.

  1284. jason says:

    It’s a simple question.

    It has nothing to do with 1/6th of the economy.

    Do you think the replacement bill was worse than Obamacare?

    Yes or no?

  1285. jason says:

    usan Rice is obviously a scumbag. I’d love to see her locked up behind bars.”

    Her behavior during Benghazi was disgusting. This is par for the course.

  1286. Tina says:

    Incidental unmasking due to a you tube video.

  1287. Tina says:

    Hopefully, dirty rice, farkas, et.al are dealt with legally. Hopefully, they are arrested soon.

  1288. jason says:

    NYC is still evading the question because he won’t admit he thinks the replacement bill WAS better than Obamacare, but he can’t be honest about it lest it undermine the deadenders.

  1289. jason says:

    Where is Comey?

    Isn’t he going to investigate Rice and Farkas?

  1290. Robbie says:

    Maggie Haberman?
    @maggieNYT 8m
    8 minutes ago

    NEWS – Trump says Rice may have committed a crime, says he does not believe O’Reilly did anything wrong. Thrush/me

  1291. NYCmike says:

    jason,

    As I said during the terrible roll-out of that bill, I would not have lamented it passing, since it could not be any worse (I don’t think so, anyway.)

    BUT, since it was NOT even voted on, we have no way to know who was actually against it, besides your consistent blathering about “deadenders”.

    Which is NOT ENOUGH for the jury to decide to convict, as you have been known to be FULL OF SH*T.

  1292. Sean says:

    I just fear next time there is a Democratic President and a Democratic Senate, we will get Ginsburg on steroids.
    =============================
    A Majority Leader Schumer would nuke the filibuster the first chance he got.

    OK – so are we saying that if the Dems had a 52 vote majority, that 50 of them would vote for the nuclear option for Ginsburg on steroids?

    I have to think that a Manchin or a Heitkamp, although in the end, they may vote for confirmation of Ginsburg on steroids, they may say no nuclear option – change the nominee.

  1293. NYCmike says:

    “NYC is still evading the question because he won’t admit he thinks the replacement bill WAS better than Obamacare, but he can’t be honest about it lest it undermine the deadenders.”

    -Or, you could just wait a couple of minutes…..

  1294. Tina says:

    Bannon was there to “de-operationalize” the NSC, one official said, and he feels that job has been accomplished…

    This is per robert costa.

    Since is not maggie hack or sopan dufus, and is largely corroborated by three other media persona, it makes sense.

  1295. NYCmike says:

    “I just fear next time there is a Democratic President and a Democratic Senate, we will get Ginsburg on steroids.”

    -If you get anyone worse than Ginsburg, it would not matter. They would be so over-the-top liberal that they would out themselves.

    It would probably work to the Republicans advantage in the long run.

  1296. Tina says:

    Comedy is corrupt. Mccabe is equally corrupt.

    They need to be fired asap.

    Comedy is investigation muh russiah since july of 2016. When dies it end? Who is he investigating?

    I am sure he is not looking at dirty rice or obama.

  1297. jason says:

    Still waiting for that list of other “liberal Democrats”, other than Trump, who give 46% of their donations to Republicans”

    Good dodge.

    I am still waiting for you to name any other Republican nominee who gave more money to Democrats than Republicans.

    Or that funded the Democratic Senatorial Committee with hundreds of thousands of dollars to elect more liberal democrats.

  1298. Tina says:

    The unmasking of flynn was illegal.

  1299. Tina says:

    And do not look for burr, nunes, or other rs to help about the illegal actions.

    They knew about it since january, if not sooner.

  1300. jason says:

    I guess we won’t get a simple answer from NYC.

    Was the replacement bill worse than Obamacare?

    The silence is deafening.

  1301. Robbie says:

    Yeah, Steve Bannon willing gave up a powerful role on the National Security Council. If you believe that, you probably believe Mike Cernovich has super semen and can astrally project his spirit outside of his body via controlled gorilla breathing (Cernovich has said these things).

  1302. EML says:

    Well, Wobbly, that’s what’s being reported.

  1303. Tina says:

    Bannon says his job was an assignment and he runs the war room.

    He has destroyed the muh russia story and now has the drats and their ilk on the dedensive.

    They know how to effectively respond to the drat macaca.

  1304. Bitterlaw says:

    In softball news, I have been asked to be a coach for a 5th-7th grade team. Neither I nor the other coach have a daughter on the team but the parents of the players would not volunteer. I am happy to help since I think coaching is an honor and a privilege.

  1305. Tina says:

    A source close to Bannon tells me he sees his job on the NSC as just another job for POTUS done. He’s the guy running the war room.

    Krystan welker.

  1306. NYCmike says:

    “I am still waiting for you to name any other Republican nominee who gave more money to Democrats than Republicans.”

    -No, you are not waiting for anything.

    You are refusing to read when I write this same thing I have written many times before:

    “There has been NO Republican nominee who gave more $$ to Democrats than Trump, BUT that does not make him a “liberal Democrat”.

    As Bitter would say “Both things can be true!”.

    I have admitted as much, yet you refuse to acknowledge you were wrong to call Trump a “liberal Democrat”.

    You have low standards, I guess.

  1307. Tina says:

    Welkers tweet and she works for nbc.

  1308. Tina says:

    I personally would want mcmasters running things at nsc and bannon running the war room.

  1309. Tina says:

    And impredicted the kos bots would again be concerned about bannon.

  1310. NYCmike says:

    “I guess we won’t get a simple answer from NYC.”

    -Heh.

    1/6th of the economy = “simple answer”.

  1311. Robbie says:

    EML says:
    April 5, 2017 at 1:02 pm
    Well, Wobbly, that’s what’s being reported.

    – I don’t buy it, but let’s leave that aside. They also say Bannon was there to watch over Flynn. What does it say about Flynn that he needed to “watched over”. Nothing good in my book about Flynn.

  1312. Robbie says:

    Tina says:
    April 5, 2017 at 1:06 pm
    And impredicted the kos bots would again be concerned about bannon.

    – Cornered how, Tinfoil Tina? I don’t care what the White House spin is. You don’t just walk away from a powerful NSC position.

    Jared Kushner is known to be at odds with Bannon these days. I suspect Kushner played a role in this.

  1313. Tina says:

    52% Say Bill and Hillary #Clinton Should Be Part of #Russia Probe…

    I am sure the r gatekeepers will not allow this.

  1314. Tina says:

    You are concerned about bannon, but younhave no evidence. Other than your concerns.

  1315. Tina says:

    And you believe flynns unmasking was justified because you did not like him.

    I get it.

  1316. Cash Cow TM says:

    DRUDGE

    Muslim man dies after attack by cow vigilantes in India…

    THUMBS UP!

  1317. Tina says:

    AP: Illegal Immigration in March Was Lowest in 17 years.

    Good build the wall, attrition, and an end to social benefits.

  1318. NYCmike says:

    “AP: Illegal Immigration in March Was Lowest in 17 years.”

    -Jason – ENFORCE CURRENT LAW. Thanks.

  1319. Robbie says:

    A nice rebound from by Trump from last week’s lows. Tracking polls are notoriously bouncy.

    GallupNews?
    @GallupNews 39m
    39 minutes ago

    Trump Job Approval: Approve 42% (+3); Disapprove 52% (-3). Get the full trend http://on.gallup.com/TrumpJobApproval ….

  1320. GPO says:

    Sean says:

    April 5, 2017 at 11:24 am

    President Trump believes he will have at least two more appointments, and thought Judge Gorsuch is NOT Scalia on steroids like the Democrats and the media want you to believe, his next appointments will be if the filibuster is nuked.

    Only way I see Trump getting 2 more SC nominations is if he gets two terms.

    All tea leaves read Kennedy will retire next few years. However Ginsburg will only go out in a bodybag.

  1321. NYCmike says:

    “from last week’s lows.”

    -aRE YOU GOING TO DO THIS FOR THE NEXT 60 WEEKS?

  1322. NYCmike says:

    GPO,

    Could definitely see Thomas retiring.

    He seems like the type that is not power-hungry, and has a lot of interests outside to keep him occupied.

  1323. Sean says:

    GPO – I agree concerning Ginsburg only going out in a bodybag.

    I’m surprised she didn’t retire two years before Obama’s term ended.

  1324. Tina says:

    President Trump removed chief strategist Stephen Bannon from his National Security Council on Wednesday.

    According to Bloomberg: President Donald Trump reorganized his National Security Council on Wednesday, removing his chief strategist, Stephen Bannon, and downgrading the role of his Homeland Security Adviser, Tom Bossert, according to a person familiar with the decision and a regulatory filing.

    This afternoon Steve Bannon released a statement. Bannon blamed Susan Rice for her record of politicizing the post during the Obama administration.

    “Susan Rice operationalized the NSC during the last administration. I was put on to ensure that it was de-operationalized. General McMaster has returned the NSC to its proper function.”

    Bannon confirms that his job was completed.

  1325. GPO says:

    Sean says:

    April 5, 2017 at 2:10 pm

    GPO – I agree concerning Ginsburg only going out in a bodybag.

    I’m surprised she didn’t retire two years before Obama’s term ended

    assumed Hillary would win with a D senate and she could have a fawning farewell tour. I would love to have been a fly on the wall to see her reaction when it became evident Trump would win and R’s hold Senate. Very little doubt she would have retired before 2018 with the Senate map for 2018 being what it is

  1326. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    “I would love to have been a fly on the wall to see her reaction.”

    Actually that would have been a life threatening as there was a threat of being hit by assorted thrown objects.

  1327. jason says:

    Yet you refuse to acknowledge you were wrong to call Trump a “liberal Democrat”.

    I will let Trump answer himself…

    In an interview with Larry King in 1999, Trump said he was “very liberal when it comes to health care” and that he believes in “universal healthcare.”

    1999 too long ago? He’s changed?

    How about 2004? When he was a registered Dem?

    In many cases, I probably identify more as Democrat,” Trump told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer in a 2004 interview. “It just seems that the economy does better under the Democrats than the Republicans.

    2007?

    In another interview with CNN’s Blitzer in 2007, he praised her ability to negotiate when asked if she could successfully work out a deal with Iran.

    “Hillary’s always surrounded herself with very good people. I think Hillary would do a good job,” Trump said in another interview with Blitzer.

    “I’m very impressed by her [then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi], she’s a very impressive person. I like her a lot. She was going to really look to impeach Bush, and get him out of office, which, personally, I think would have been a wonderful thing.”
    CNN, “The Situation Room,” 9/24/2007

    2009?

    Donald Trump on Obama’s economic stimulus: “I thought he did a terrific job […] I thought he was strong and smart, and it looks like we have somebody that knows what he is doing finally in office, and he did inherit a tremendous problem. He really stepped into a mess, Greta [Van Susteren].
    Fox News, 2/9/2009

    2012
    Donald Trump on immigration and the DREAM Act: “For people that have been here for years, that have been hard workers, have good jobs, are supporting a family, it’s very, very tough to just say ‘you have to leave, get out.’ How do you throw someone out that’s lived in this country for 20 years, you just can’t throw everybody out.”
    — Fox News, June 18, 2012.

    2015?

    Donald Trump on Universal Healthcare: “Everybody’s got to be covered, this is an un-Republican thing I’m going to say, I’m going to take care of everybody.”

    When asked, ‘Who pays for it?’ Trump flatly replied, “the government’s going to pay for it.”
    — CBS, “60 Minutes,” 9/27/2015

    You yourself made the point Trump was not a Republican or a conservative. What are we arguing about exactly?

  1328. Wobbles says:

    A nice rebound from by Trump from last week’s lows. Tracking polls are notoriously bouncy.”

    Translation: if they bounce down, I believe them.

    If they bounce up, I don’t.

  1329. jason says:

    Wobbles is doing his own translations, very cool.

  1330. Tina says:

    Vp pence, bannin was not demoted. He confirms the nbc story, mcmasters in okace, bannon has other work to do.

    Jebot wrong again.

  1331. Phil says:

    Sean,
    “Ginsberg on steroids”

    Yes, when the Dems get control of the White House, with the filibuster gone that is exactly what we will get. However, remember one thing. Dems hinted throughout the fall campaign they were inclined to do it when Hillary won. In other words, it will be gone once Dems got the majority in the Senate anyway. Chuckie would have seen to it.

    This was the wrong hill for Schumer to die on. Terrible strategy.

  1332. Phil says:

    I believe the theory that doing away with the filibuster will result in even more extreme Supreme Court justices is absolutely true.

    So what. When was the last time any liberal on the Supreme Court ever didn’t vote with the others as a bloc? I mean, we know libs are always going to vote together as a solid group anyway. They ALWAYS do. Who cares how much more to the left they are. They are always going to be voting for the cause in lock step. Last time Breyer broke ranks? Anyone? Answer is NEVER.

  1333. Phil says:

    Jason, Trump said that about Pelosi? I never saw that quote. Impressive person?

    I always completely got why you refused to vote for Trump. Those quotes just reinforces your reasoning.

    Not sure I ever even heard Democrats characterize Pelosi as “impressive”.

  1334. Sean says:

    Phil – I think I see what you’re saying.

    D’s would be united and do it (abolish filibuster) anyways. R’s it would take a very solid nominee for our squishes to go along with, which we have in Gorsuch.

    So take the gift if they give it to us, and then confirm the most conservative nominee that we could get 50 votes for, if we are able to get there.

    So – if the same party controls the Presidency and the Senate, expect very conservative or very liberal nominees. If the other party controls the Senate, expect middle of the road nominees.

  1335. PresidentPaul! says:

    This is pretty funny

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Hqtk6-bdww&feature=youtu.be


    The Arizona senator was prompted Tuesday by an unidentified reporter to react to individuals who say “the Senate will be a better place” after the nuclear option is invoked.

    “I would like to meet that idiot,” McCain fired back, “I would like to meet that numbskull that would say that, that after 200 years — at least 100 years — of this tradition where the Senate has functioned pretty well, they think it’d be a good idea to blow it up.”

  1336. Robbie says:

    NYCmike says:
    April 5, 2017 at 2:01 pm
    “from last week’s lows.”
    -aRE YOU GOING TO DO THIS FOR THE NEXT 60 WEEKS?

    – Yes, especially if it aggravates you. But your response if telling. Even when I post something that’s positive, you still complain.

  1337. Robbie says:

    jason says:
    April 5, 2017 at 3:11 pm
    Wobbles is doing his own translations, very cool.

    – Nothing says “cry for help” like replying to your own parody screen name. Sad!

  1338. Robbie says:

    Tina says:
    April 5, 2017 at 3:13 pm
    Vp pence, bannin was not demoted. He confirms the nbc story, mcmasters in okace, bannon has other work to do.
    Jebot wrong again.

    – Tinfoil Tina believes anything her man T says. She’s apparently unfamiliar with spin. Maybe she should consult with John Barron and John Miller.

  1339. Robbie says:

    I believe Trump will likely get two more SCOTUS retirements. One will almost certainly be Kennedy, but the other will almost certainly not be Ginsburg or Breyer. Clarence Thomas will likely retire before the end of Trump’s first term.

    Quin Hillyer, who writes at NRO and Spectator and is a keen Court watcher, believes Thomas will retire in 2019. Why? He’s already been on the Court for 25 and a half years and he wants to be sure a Republican president and Senate nominate and confirm his successor. He saw what happened to Scalia and doesn’t want a repeat of that.

    If Kennedy and Thomas retire, Trump can put two more early 50’s conservatives on the Court. That’s a long time majority. There’s always a chance Ginsburg passes away, but she’s not quitting on her own.

  1340. PresidentPaul! says:

    Well the senate continues to breakdown (as expected of course) but should dems manage to take the senate in 2018 then they just blocks votes for 2 years basically in revenge for Garland.

    So Thomas seat would go to dems.

  1341. Tina says:

    Daily kos has spoken.

  1342. Tina says:

    Sisi burns the obumbler.

    Jebots will be triggered.

  1343. Chicon says:

    Robbie was gleeful earlier about the Bannon news. Now he’s sad that it is not a scandal. He also expounds on the unreliability of tracking polls, and then cites them to express his “legitimate” “concerns”.

  1344. Tina says:

    Chris Snyder? @ChrisSnyderFox
    6pmET – Egypt’s Sisi to @BretBaier says difference between Obama & Trump is now there’s “true understandings of realities in the region”

  1345. Wes says:

    Democrats hold 23 of the Senate seats up next year. Republicans hold eight–all but one in generally or heavily Republican states. In addition, Republicans look to have recruited top-tier challengers to Dem Senators in FL, ND, and MO–all states carried by Trump.

    Good luck to the Dems in trying to win the Senate next year.

    The House is a slender possibility. The Senate is all but guaranteed to stay in GOP hands till 2021.

  1346. Wes says:

    Chris Snyder? @ChrisSnyderFox
    6pmET – Egypt’s Sisi to @BretBaier says difference between Obama & Trump is now there’s “true understandings of realities in the region

    To be fair, GWB no more understood the realities of the Middle East than did Obama. Hence the colossal failure in Iraq.

  1347. PresidentPaul! says:

    Egypt has a trash problem. That being that they don’t collect any trash but they make a lot of trash ending in having trash all over the place.

  1348. Tina says:

    CNN Lies & Is Hitler? @NolteNC
    Jake Tapper 3 weeks ago…

    Claim Obama spied on Trump is a lie!

    Tapper today…

    Nothing wrong with Obama spying on Trump!

    Lol, sounds like a jebot

  1349. NYCmike says:

    “To be fair, GWB no more understood the realities of the Middle East than did Obama. Hence the colossal failure in Iraq.”

    -For a guy who claims to know and like the study of history, the absolute refusal to acknowledge the situation in Iraq at the end of Bush 43’s term is completely without reason.

    The simple fact is this: IF we stayed in Iraq the same way we committed to modernizing Germany and Japan after WWII, the world would have been a lot better RIGHT NOW.

  1350. NYCmike says:

    “– Yes, especially if it aggravates you. But your response if telling. Even when I post something that’s positive, you still complain.”

    -The only thing my response is “telling” you is the same thing I, and many others, have said over and over: these polls are a snapshot in time, similar to a stock quote. Your constant worries about “today” and “last week’s lows” are ridiculous.

  1351. NYCmike says:

    https://pjmedia.com/trending/2017/04/05/whites-banned-from-black-lives-matter-event-in-philadelphia/

    -Luckily, Bitterlaw had a softball game to manage, so he was already busy.

  1352. NYCmike says:

    Between BLM and the “Ivanka Dance Party”, I am quite confident that these weekly polls of Trump are noise.

  1353. Wes says:

    And if your mom had wheels, she’d be a wheelbarrow.

    The fact is that the United States left Iraq precisely because GWB didn’t treat the aftermath of the war the way Truman treated Germany and Japan after World War II. He had his shot and failed miserably at it.

    Too bad.

    The buffoon failed at his job and undermined his own legacy. Americans were tired of his stupidity and incompetence in Iraq and voted for Obama to be President in part precisely because Obama promised to get us out of Iraq.

    Obama kept his promise, and I applaud him for that.

    Here’s a thought:

    Maybe the next time the United States decides to take a page out of Imperial Rome’s playbook and launch another Third Punic War, it should exhibit competence and foresight–two things GWB had none of–in doing so. Then maybe chickenhawks like you won’t have to bitch because Americans elected another President to clean up your incompetent hero’s mess.

  1354. Wes says:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/25/washington/25view.html

    Your precious Iraq War became unpopular in May 2005 because Bush did nothing but bungle and mishandle it. It has never had a positive approval rating since.

    In other words, Americans have not supported the war in nearly 12 years.

    You Bushbots like to bitch about how Obama rammed through Obamacare despite popular opposition to it, yet you insist Washington engage in an act you support despite equally strong opposition.

    Hypocrites?

    Why, yes. It seems you are.

  1355. Phil says:

    Wes, Good information on the 2018 senate races. Which is the Republican seat you believe is in the vulnerable category?

  1356. Chicon says:

    Note to anyone in a debate for office can easily win. Just say “you were always a supporter of GWB and the Iraq war.”

  1357. Tina says:

    Mitchie wants an investigation into rice. Why just rice?

    It neds to be the obumbker regime.

  1358. Wes says:

    Supporting the Iraq War has been the political kiss of death for quite some time, Chicon. The jingoists fell out of fa vor after their initial outing because of gross incompetence.

  1359. Wes says:

    Nevada, Phil.

  1360. Wes says:

    Although Heller seems to be in good shape for reelection and did beat the odds to retain his seat in 2012 despite having the Paulbots trying to destroy the NVGOP and Obama atop the ticket, Nevada is one of a few states where Trump hurt Republicans last year.

    Fortunately Dina Titus–an aging Congresswoman with a spotty electoral record Heller has beaten before–is likely to be his opponent without Trump atop the ticket to drag him down.

    I have the race as Lean R Hold right now, but that could change with the national winds.

  1361. Wes says:

    My mistake:

    Dean Heller has never faced Dina Titus and has therefore never defeated her. Jim Gibbons and Joe Heck defeated Titus in high-profile races in 2006 and 2010 respectively.

  1362. Phil says:

    Thanks, Wes. Yeah, if it were a presidential year Heller would definitely have a tougher time and would be the underdog I think. If Trump is sitting at 38% approval on election day it will be uphill regardless of the fact that it is an off election year.

  1363. Phil says:

    Read somewhere that Heller might run for governor to succeed Sandoval who might be term limited?

    If so and we could get Sandoval to run for the senate he would be a much stronger candidate than Heller. I think he won his governor’s race something like 70-30.

  1364. Cash Cow TM says:

    “MR. XI GOES TO MAR-A-LAGO

    Who is Mr. Eleven?

    And who were Misters 1 through 10?

  1365. Tina says:

    Journalists are arguing over whether or not Bannon was just kicked out of the National Security Council. Bannon’s attending an NSC meeting.

    Bannon attends nsc meeting, despite bring kicked off, or more fake news about being kicked off.

  1366. Phil says:

    Who knows, Tina. One thing for sure. We aren’t going to get anything like the straight scoop from the MSM.

  1367. Bitterlaw says:

    I heard on the BBC that Taiwan is building new submarines. They have 4 – including 2 World War 2 ones from the US. Seriously? That is serious long-term maintenance.

  1368. Bitterlaw says:

    Walt remembers when the Turtle used to go around New York harbor on tests.

  1369. NYCmike says:

    “POC”

    -Does everyone know what that stands for, which people?

    Supposedly, Kendall Jenner just insulted ALL OF THEM by giving a policeman a Pepsi, or something like that.

    Is this when jason would say “These English are CRAZY!”?

  1370. Amos Stoltzfuss says:

    I say that. jason has Internet.

  1371. Robbie says:

    The NYT has an interesting story on Steve Bannon’s departure from the National Security Council.

    Bannon’s supporters say he left the NSC because he no longer needed to watch over Mike Flynn and he had accomplished his goal deoperationalizing the NSC.

    Bannon’s detractors have a different view. They say he threatened to quit the White House all together if he was knocked off the NSC.

    Believe what you want, but it seems clear to me there is a battle taking place between Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner. The story goes on to say Kushner believes Bannon reinforces Trump’s worst instincts.

    https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/04/05/us/politics/national-security-council-stephen-bannon.html?_r=0&referer=https://t.co/ZlzndQ2TyK

  1372. Bitterlaw says:

    Amos is a fine man. His wife is a fine butter churner.

  1373. Tina says:

    Breaking

    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2017/04/breaking-cia-director-john-brennan-targeted-general-flynn-sean-hannity-surveillance/

    I am unsure of this report, hiwever, it is the second article indicating that oawn hannitynwas wiretapped.

  1374. Tina says:

    It appears that dirty rice had trumps unmaskings in spreadshhets.

    Yup, incidental.

  1375. Tina says:

    I have heard numerous teports that gen flynn and corrupt brenna. Feuded.

    It had to do with syria. Flynn had good reports suggesting that you cannot trust the rebels.

    If you remember, mcamnesty met with an aq offshoot while insyria, claiming falsely that they were rebels. I beleive mcmuffin was also pictured. I know mcmuffin and he js a fraud.

  1376. Tina says:

    Trump 2017 needs to listen to Trump 2013. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/375609403376144384

    Yes trump, be careful and listen to what you said in 2013. I doubt that assad would use chemical weapons.

    After all, therr is no proof that he has any. Also, kerry certified that theynhad nine in 2014. The kast chemical attack was caused by the si called rebels.

    War ing, danger, warnjng.

  1377. Tina says:

    Basically, the uniparty is itching for another me war.

  1378. Tina says:

    al-Sisi: “I first saw the campaign of his excellency President Trump, and I listened to his speech of the neccessity of facing and confronting terrorism all over the world; that he is a great personality and a unique individual, and that he will find great success.”

    “I fully trust the capabilities of President Trump, and I have full conviction that he can do things, exert efforts, that very few people can do. And he can succeed in so many fields that others cannot. I trust him wholeheartedly. And again, I congratulate you for having him.”

    Jebots to molode in 3,2…

  1379. NYCmike says:

    “Bannon’s supporters say”
    “Bannon’s detractors have a different view.”

    -Shocking!

  1380. Tina says:

    http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/04/05/reports-in-unmasking-controversy-were-detailed-had-info-about-everyday-lives.html

    But i thought the unmaskings were necessary because they involved muh russia.

    Btw, libtarts, just an fyi, sessions never recused himself on non russian matters.

  1381. Tina says:

    And what does bamnon say?

    When all else fails go directly to the source as opposed to an anonymous source that coukd be a fugment of katy turds, sopan dufus, or magpipe hack.

  1382. Tina says:

    From the fox article

    While not commenting on the individual case, a former senior intelligence official explained the request must be approved by the NSA. Rice would have understood that there is an extensive government paper trail, that can be audited within the NSA, that shows who requested the unmasking, on what basis, and whether it was granted. This raises more questions about Rice, her motivation and whether it was authorized higher up, offering cover.

    Yes, this big scandal, goes higher up that dirty rice.

  1383. Tina says:

    Detailed spreasheets

    Detailed info on everyday matters

    Done over an extended period of time.

    These actions do not constitue incidental actioms dumb arse jebot.

  1384. NYCmike says:

    Let me get this straight: Brennan may be a convert to Islam? The director of the CIA?

  1385. jason says:

    Wobbie quoting the NYT?

    What does his main sources of information, Huff Post and DKos have to say?

  1386. TrumpIsPeteWilson says:

    Tina is a piece of work. She must be an incredibly hate-filled piece of s*** in the real world. The Trump poster already was taking the cake in terms of racist idiots, but Tina has really increased over the years from bitter to simply retarded.

    What happens when Trump fails to do anything about immigration and the Dems retake everything over the next 4 years?

    Please kill yourself instead of harming anyone else.

  1387. GF says:

    Bitterlaw says:
    April 5, 2017 at 8:38 pm
    Walt remembers when the Turtle used to go around New York harbor on tests.

    Didn’t Walt go out on a highly secret message onboard the Hunley? He took the boat’s bell with him, something about some M@$$holes took his bell and he was damned if his state would go on bell-less.

  1388. messy says:

    1424. who is clean as a whistle.

    Bannon got fired. HA!

  1389. Greymarch says:

    Later today, 200 years of parliamentary fascism will likely end in the senate. Yay! NO MORE ABSURD FILIBUSTER!

  1390. DW says:

    1432, even more absurd was the fact that they usually didn’t make them actually filibuster. It was just threat of a filibuster.

  1391. EML says:

    Tina is a piece of work. She must be an incredibly hate-filled piece of s*** in the real world. The Trump poster already was taking the cake in terms of racist idiots, but Tina has really increased over the years from bitter to simply retarded.

    What happens when Trump fails to do anything about immigration and the Dems retake everything over the next 4 years?

    Please kill yourself instead of harming anyone else.
    ============================
    MD is back! And drinking!

  1392. Bitterlaw says:

    MD will not return. Tina has clearly taken to Trump because she believes that the enemy of her enemy is her friend. Since Trump hates the media and is at war with the same Republicans she doesn’t like, she is fine with Trump.

  1393. EML says:

    MD will not return.
    ===========================
    Come on.
    “retarded”
    “bitter”
    “go kill yourself”

    It’s MD!

  1394. NYCmike says:

    “What happens when Trump fails to do anything about immigration and the Dems retake everything over the next 4 years?”

    -Trump is already doing something about immigration, as shown by the link Tina posted earlier. The issue with the judge halting his EO will be rectified shortly.

    Dems may re-take everything in 4 years, the future is not guaranteed, and the American voter has shown they are easily fooled (Obama, Trump prime examples). BUT, I doubt it will be because Trump is NOT DOING ANYTHING.

  1395. NYCmike says:

    “Tina has clearly taken to Trump because she believes that the enemy of her enemy is her friend.”

    -OR, because he has been able to look at stories and wait a day or two to see if they are backed up with fact, or if they were agenda-driven, MSM hit pieces.

  1396. Bitterlaw says:

    I don’t think so, EML. MD would not come back under a fake handle. If he did return, I expect that his first post would be:

    GFY. I was wrong. I own it. I did not calculate how many stupid, racist, woman-hating small a a-holes there are in America. I could not believe that an insane, lying fraud could fool so many voters. You Vichy Republicans can all GFYs.

  1397. NYCmike says:

    If a Senator wants to get up and speak continuously, as in a “filibuster”, they are still able to do that, correct? So, in reality, the “filibuster” is not gone, right?

  1398. NYCmike says:

    To which I would respond:

    “His opponent was Hillary Clinton. Maybe next time you should listen to some advice from mere mortals…..like me.”

  1399. NYCmike says:

    That response was for MD.

    #relentless

  1400. Bitterlaw says:

    MD was truly an A-hole among A-holes. Sometimes a fissure develops that cannot be healed.

  1401. Walt says:

    1. Wife is doing a stress test today.

    2. in the last 24 hours she had gotten big headaches (unrelated to reason why she previously scheduled stress test).

    3. I have caught 2 voles in the garden, but have not caught one in the last 24 hours.

    4. Aren’t there 12 sitting D senators who voted to confirm Gorsuch in his current federal judgeship who are now refusing to vote for him for SCOTUS?

  1402. PresidentPaul! says:

    Who did MD support? Hillary?

  1403. EML says:

    If a Senator wants to get up and speak continuously, as in a “filibuster”, they are still able to do that, correct? So, in reality, the “filibuster” is not gone, right?
    ===============================
    They are changing the rules to limit debate to 30 hours, instead of having indefinite debate (ie filibuster). After 30 hours (doesn’t have to go the full 30 hours), debate is finished and they move on to voting. I believe this rule change only applies to SCOTUS nominees. Harry Reid already nuked the filibuster for lower court nominees. The legislative filibuster remains intact (is my understanding).

  1404. EML says:

    Who did MD support? Hillary?
    ==========================
    MD has gone full Author and is now part of Elizabeth Warren’s Resistance. Full in on Trump collusion with Putin, too.

  1405. Walt says:

    1. Wife texted and said doctor said she kicked butt on the treadmill…now doing other tests…

    2. Maybe only 12 voles were living in that vole hole. (maybe due to city government regulations concerning maximum occupancy).

  1406. Bitterlaw says:

    MD did not support Hillary or Trump. His wife supported Hillary and organized other women to vote for Hillary. Of course, she is a conservative so it was ok according to MD.

  1407. Bitterlaw says:

    Walt – Running on a treadmill? Zzzzzzzzzz. The doctor should have her do 1/2 of your choses for a day. That will test her.

    Good luck to her.

  1408. PresidentPaul! says:

    I’ve noticed that the regressive left will not tolerate their spouses voting GOP now because that means the spouse is racist by definition.

    MD must have fallen into that slump.

  1409. NYCmike says:

    Is the “vole” as crafty as “Pizza Rat”?

    Or just a cheap imitation, like Olive Garden?

  1410. Walt says:

    NYCmike,

    My vole traps have been smoking hot.
    Caught 12 so far out of the same hole in less than a week..

    They love peanut butter.

    I do not know Pizza Rat, but I will ask Cow–maybe she does.

  1411. NYCmike says:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPXUG8q4jKU

    -Let me know if Ca$h knows this guy!

  1412. Bitterlaw says:

    Walt – Leave the voles alone. They are just fat mice.

  1413. Phil says:

    Durbin on the senate floor celebrating how “reasonable” Democrats have been on judges.

    He’s actually doing it with a straight face. I thought Susan Rice could lie.

  1414. Robbie says:

    It looks like Jared Kushner ordered a Code Red on Stephen Bannon. The NYT, Politico, Axios, and Joe Scarborough all report Bannon threatened to quit the White House. Politico says the Mercer family convinced Bannon to stay. Even Drudge has the story this morning.

    Unless Bannon marries into the Trump family, I’ve got think Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump are going to win this war with Bannon.

    http://www.politico.com/story/2017/04/bannon-resign-mercer-trump-236939

    https://www.axios.com/steve-bannon-to-associates-i-love-a-gunfight-2347592148.html

  1415. Robbie says:

    Devin Nunes has stepped away from the Russia investigation for the time being. The butterfly effect from that Trump Tweet continues to have interesting ramifications.

  1416. Robbie says:

    NYCmike says:
    April 6, 2017 at 8:57 am
    “Tina has clearly taken to Trump because she believes that the enemy of her enemy is her friend.”
    -OR, because he has been able to look at stories and wait a day or two to see if they are backed up with fact, or if they were agenda-driven, MSM hit pieces.

    – This is dumb, even for you. Tinfoil Tina traffics in conspiracies from Jim Hoft at Gateway Pundit, the anti-Semites at Conservative treehouse, John Nolte, and now Mike Cernovich who pushed pizzagate, says date rape doesn’t exist, and believes he has super semen.

  1417. PresidentPaul! says:

    Vote on Gorsuch going now on CPAN 2

  1418. Michael says:

    MT-AL (Gravis Marketing)
    Gianforte (R) 50%
    Quist (D) 38%
    Wicks (L) 3%
    Breck (G) 2%

    http://gravismarketing.com/polling-and-market-research/current-montana-polling-3/

  1419. Cash Cow TM says:

    3
    States where the average personal income declined from 2015 to 2016. They were Alaska, North Dakota and Wyoming.

    GOVERNING | APRIL 4, 2017

  1420. NYCmike says:

    Ok, who won the big pot?

    Robbie said “super semen” for the 4th straight day!

  1421. DW says:

    http://hosted2.ap.org/APDEFAULT/*/Article_2017-04-06-US–Senate-Supreme%20Court/id-6a2bd3fb699e41239017a9f341b98646

    These articles always fail to mention that Gorsuch was previously approved by the same senate 97-0

  1422. EML says:

    It’s official. Senate Democrats choose to get nuked.

  1423. DW says:

    1466 – I want to wait to see that the GOP actually does it first.

  1424. NYCmike says:

    DW – such skepticism – you sound like a DEAD…..no way, I won’t write it…..I would never hear the END of it from evERybody!

  1425. NYCmike says:

    https://pjmedia.com/rogerlsimon/2017/04/05/rand-pauls-day-in-the-sun/

    -Names to be hurled at Rand Paul instead of Susan Rice in 3…2…1…

  1426. Cash Cow TM says:

    I do not know Pizza Rat.

    He is Big City.
    I am small town/rural.

  1427. Bitterlaw says:

    I fully support the right of Democrat Senators to vote against Gorsuch.

    I fully support the right of Republican Senators to vote for Gorsuch.

    I fully support nuking the filibuster.

    I do not want to hear any Republicans bitching and moaning and trying to bring back the filibuster when a Democrat President is in office.

  1428. PresidentPaul! says:

    “I do not want to hear any Republicans bitching and moaning and trying to bring back the filibuster when a Democrat President is in office.”

    uhhh….you know damn well the Dems will bring it back should they win the senate somehow in 2018.

    That way no more Trump nominees for two years.

  1429. Gelt Goose says:

    Honk.

  1430. Chicon says:

    Good play by Nunes. The investigation is still in good hands, and the report will be more believable. Perhaps Nunes knows they have the goods and he wants to insure maximum impact.

    BTW, Robbie seeing this bit of news through the lens of Trump’s tweet shows how myopic he’s become. Sad.

  1431. Chicon says:

    1471 – no need to whine about it, they wouldn’t use it anyway.

  1432. PresidentPaul! says:

    Schumer is asking and is getting a for a vote to pause the proceedings until Monday to give more time for discussion.

    Doubt that works but maybe the moderates will want that.

  1433. Bitterlaw says:

    These articles always fail to mention that Gorsuch was previously approved by the same senate 97-0

    DW – I do not think that is persuasive. Most libs had overwhelming confirmation votes for lower federal courts. Does that mean you agree that a liberal judge should get a free pass to SCOTUS if they were approved 97-0 to a lower bench?

  1434. Bitterlaw says:

    Bunu – If nuking the filibuster hurts the GOP in the future, so be it. Democrats play to win. Republicans need to play that way, too.

  1435. Cash Cow TM says:

    On Facebook, when is “NO pictures of food, cute animals, and forward posting of inspirational sayings Day?