MD: Hogan Above 60% Job Approval Rating

We have a new poll in my home state of Maryland that shows our Republican Governor continues to hold a high job approval rating as he faces re-election later this year. According to Goucher College, his job approval remains at above 60% with a disapproval rating of less than 20%.

Approve 61%
Disapprove 18%

The poll apparently did not include any head-to-head match ups with Democrats, which is somewhat disappointing. It sounds like they will be releasing primary numbers on Thursday on the Democratic side.

Posted by Dave at 8:17 am
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378 Responses to “MD: Hogan Above 60% Job Approval Rating”

  1. MichiganGuy says:


  2. NYCmike says:


  3. SoHope says:


  4. Waingro says:

    What poll(s) is Trump referring to here? Anyone have a link?

    Donald J. Trump
    ?Verified account @realDonaldTrump
    2h2 hours ago

    Republicans are now leading the Generic Poll, perhaps because of the popular Tax Cuts which the Dems want to take away. Actually, they want to raise you taxes, substantially. Also, they want to do nothing on DACA, R’s want to fix!

  5. mnw says:

    Salena Zito has an interesting article up today about Saccone (R) in PA-18: “The Most Important Man In Politics at the Moment”

    I certainly had not known that Saccone has a PhD & has written 9 books!

    Lamb’s (D) strategy is to avoid the press; avoid taking stands on any remotely controversial issue, & to keep repeating that, “We need new leadership in both parties.” (What a human cypher!)

    Saccone is about as conservative as a candidate can get, imo.

    I read about yesterday’s debate. Nothing urgent, imo. Lamb is much younger & more photogenic, if that’s what voters think is important.

  6. mnw says:


    Morning Consult about a week ago.

  7. Waingro says:

    #8, mnw, thanks. I just googled and found the link to it:

    I of course would like to see some other polling confirming this trend.

  8. Paul says:

    In the Florida shooting, I kept wondering if there was an armed SRO (School Resource Officer). In my city in Illinois, each of the high schools and middle schools, has an SRO– designated armed detective with the city’s PD.

    At the Florida school, there was an armed SRO but the officer was in a different part of the 45 ACRE CAMPUS!!! I think they might need more than one of them.

  9. MichiganGuy says:

    Florida Governor (Gravis)
    Putnam 33%
    Graham 29%
    Fla. Senate
    Nelson 44%
    Scott 40%

  10. mnw says:

    Gravis FL Sen & generic:

    FL Sen:

    Nelson (D) 44
    Scott (R)….40 (+1)


    DEM 39 (-4)
    GOP 36 (+1)

    This was an RV poll of 2000 respondents, & NOT an LV poll.

  11. mnw says:

    I hate you MG.

  12. MichiganGuy says:

    mnw, sorry 🙂

  13. jason says:

    We should all join the NRA.

    Paul troll, you don”t have to.

  14. NYCmike says:

    If Scott is that close, I think he wins. He usually gets his voters to the polls.

  15. MichiganGuy says:

    Wisconsin (PPP)
    Do you approve or disapprove of the job
    President Donald Trump is doing?
    44% Approve
    52% Disapprove
    Do you approve or disapprove of Governor
    Scott Walker’s job performance?
    43% Approve
    52% Disapprove

  16. Chicon says:

    MG – Walker is dragging down Trump!

  17. Phil says:

    Looking at the House in November it looks to be close. Republicans have 23 seats to work with. Democrats with at least 50-50 chance to flip

    2 NJ
    3 Cal
    4 Pa (Thanks moonbat Pa Supreme Court)
    1 NC
    2 Fla
    1 Ga
    1 Tx
    1 Az
    1 Wa
    1 Co
    2 NY
    1 iowa
    1 Mich
    1 Utah
    1 Neb
    1 Kan

    That is 24 seats. They won’t sweep all of those. They just won’t. Yes, some of these seats are goners. McSally’s Arizona seat, plus a NJ, Washington, and California seat due to retirement.

    Doubt the vulnerable seats in Iowa, Neb, Kansas, Colorado, Ga, NC, Tx, Mich and Utah all go Democratic. Likewise one of the Florida seats and all three of the California flip.

    In addition you have 12 Democrats having to defend in districts carried by Trump. Nolan is a Democratic retirement in a Minn district he won by .2 percent plus another Minn Trump district Dems won by less than a point. Republicans will flip a couple of net seats nationally.

    Pa give Pelosi a decent shot of becoming speaker but even with the Pennsylvania power grab it’s iffy. Dems tried the same thing in NC and it was stopped. The Ohio seats look solid. Unless Dems sweep the at large seats in red ND, SD, and Montana Republicans will hang on. Republicans favorites to keep all of those.

  18. MichiganGuy says:

    Mississippi (JMC)
    Senate Republican Primary
    Wicker 38%
    McDaniel 20%
    Wicker 38%
    Reeves 15%
    Governor Republican Primary
    Reeves 21%
    Fitch 12%

  19. Phil says:

    Bottom line anything is possible but the math is an uphill climb for Pelosi. Gain seats? Absolutely. A net 23? Not without a recession.

  20. Phil says:



    Some of these people are dense and ABC is a joke.

  21. MichiganGuy says:

    DCCC Announces Six More ‘Red to Blue’ Candidates
    Democrats now have 24 candidates in their Red to Blue program. The additional candidates include:
    Lauren Baer (FL-18): The former State Department official is challenging first-term GOP Rep. Brian Mast in a district President Donald Trump won by 9 points in 2016, according to calculations by Daily Kos Elections. Inside Elections with Nathan L. Gonzales rates the race Solid Republican.
    Jeff Van Drew (NJ-02): The state senator launched his campaign after GOP Rep. Frank LoBiondo announced his retirement. Trump won the district by nearly 5 points, but LoBiondo’s exit makes the seat more competitive. Inside Elections rates the race a Tossup.
    Andy Kim (NJ-03): Trump won the New Jersey district by 6 points in 2016. GOP Rep. Tom MacArthur is also a Democratic target due to his role in attempting to repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act. Kim worked as a national security official under former President Barack Obama. Inside Elections rates the race Solid Republican.
    Xochitl Torres Small (NM-02): GOP Rep. Steve Pearce’s decision to run for governor opened up his New Mexico seat and gave Democrats an opening, causing Inside Elections to shift the race rating from Solid Republican to Likely Republican. Torres Small is an attorney and former staffer for Democratic Sen. Tom Udall. She entered the race with a slew of local endorsements. Trump won the district by 10 points.
    Elaine Luria (VA-02): Luria is a Navy veteran challenging first-term GOP Rep. Scott Taylor, a former Navy SEAL. Trump won the 2nd District by 3 points in 2016, though Democrat Ralph Northam carried the district by 4 points in last year’s gubernatorial race. Inside Elections rates the race Likely Republican.
    Lisa Brown (WA-05): Brown is challenging the highest ranking Republican woman in the House, GOP Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers. Trump won the 5th District by 13 points, but Democrats believe this race is competitive. Brown is a former state lawmaker and former chancellor of Washington State University-Spokane. Brown trailed McMorris Rodgers by four points in a DCCC survey conducted on Feb, with 47 percent of those surveyed backing McMorris Rodgers and 43 percent backing Brown. The poll had a margin of error of 4.8 points. Inside Elections rates the race Likely Republican.

  22. DW says:

    Any chance the PA GOP will appeal to the SCOTUS on the congressional map?

  23. SoHope says:

    Bitter, what do you think the chance of a federal judge issuing a stay on the new PA maps for this election?

  24. DW says:

    VA_02 is a pipe dream for Dems as long as Taylor doesn’t give up the seat for a senate run. This district was made more red by the liberal activist california university prof who re-drew the map so that next door chesapeake would easily flip from red to blue.

  25. MichiganGuy says:

    The National Republican Congressional Committee
    (NRCC) out raised its Democratic counterpart, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) in January.
    NRCC $10.1 million
    DCCC $9.35 million

  26. mnw says:

    It would help a lot if the GOP can flip Nolan’s (D-inc) now-open seat in MN. That seat has been trending red for years, which may be why Nolan announced his retirement.

  27. MichiganGuy says:

    The RNC has four times the amount in the bank as it did at this point ahead of 2014 midterms.
    RNC Raises $12.4 Million in January and has $40.7 million cash on hand.

  28. GPO says:

    DW says:

    February 20, 2018 at 12:07 pm

    Any chance the PA GOP will appeal to the SCOTUS on the congressional map?

    I would think now that the PA Supreme Court has actually decided the new linesrather than threaten to, it would be an obvious case to take. If state supreme courts can do this going forward, we will truly ne in a banana republic

  29. NYCmike says:

    -Will Robbie and “CG” call for Clarence Thomas to step down? Allegations have been made, and there is a “history” behind it.

  30. DW says:

    32 – exactly. The ONLY way to make drawing the lines fair is to leave it up to the voters…whoever they elect to run the state gets to draw the lines. Its the spoils of victory. Of course common sense and fair rules can apply like no district’s population can be beyond a certain percentage of the state’s population, and so forth…but let the winners bend and twist the districts to get all they can. Its the only way its fair. No more judges, university profs, or ‘impartial commissions.’ They are all partisan hacks who will help dems.

  31. DW says:

    Not all vacations are the same.

    One ‘vacation’ might involve a beach, restaurants, and mini-golf.

    Another vacation is like the one that was just announced–Louisville basketball just took the ‘vacation’ of their 2013 title and 2012 final four appearance.

    There is no 2013 NCAA national champion.

  32. MichiganGuy says:

    Maryland Governor GE:
    Larry Hogan (R) 47% (+4)
    Someone Else 43%

    Goucher Poll 2/12-17 #MDgov

  33. NYCmike says:

    -Once again, we see how much of a “hero” Senator Bob Corker was………….

  34. NYCmike says:


    60% approval, 47% in polling……these Democrats are really sick!

  35. CG says:

    GFY, I have defended Clarence Thomas since 1991.

  36. NYCmike says:

    “CG” – allegations were made! You must consider him guilty! (of course, except in this circumstance where you think the same way as he does, then your standards change to fit the moment).

  37. jason says:

    Trump at 44% in Wisconsin is pretty good for him, shows his base is rock solid.

  38. CG says:

    The flu bout must have messed with your head.

  39. jason says:

    Corey, give NYC a break he must be very upset McDaniel is losing to Wicker.

    This would be a great opportunity to SEND A MESSAGE and throw away another R seat in the South, but it won’t happen with Wicker.

  40. jason says:

    Once again, we see how much of a “hero” Senator Bob Corker ”

    Zzzzzz…. NYC still blaming Corker for the fact Obama was elected.

  41. mnw says:

    no… aid & comforter Corker

  42. Waingro says:

    #47, actually that link went to a blank screen. It’s still listed on RCP though:

  43. NYCmike says:

    jason keeps backing up Corker…….and each time, we wait a couple of months, and new revelations come out about the deal……in spite of that “heroic” legislation FAILING (??) with 50+ votes.

  44. NYCmike says:

    “The flu bout must have messed with your head.”

    -I meant to correct you the other day….but then laughed at how terrible your reading comprehension is.

    Please find the comment where I said that I had the flu….as opposed to the comment which mentioned an employee and her kids having the flu……thanks anyway for your “concern”.

  45. jason says:

    jason keeps backing up Corker”

    Sure do.

    Speaking of failing legislation, how is Cotton-Perdue doing?

  46. NYCmike says:

    “Zzzzzz…. NYC still blaming Corker for the fact Obama was elected.”

    -Obama is gone, and soon enough, Corker will be to.

    Most of their inept actions, unfortunately, will live on, and endanger us all.

  47. NYCmike says:


    Is that the legislation that, in part, attempts to get rid of chain migration, get rid of the lottery system, and get appropriation$$ for a border wall?

    If “Republicans” vote the way their voters, AND INDEPENDENTS, want them to, Trump may sign a bill in the near future. We shall see if they hold firm against the Schumer/Pelosi’s of the world.

  48. NYCmike says:

    The fact that those things are even being considered is amazing!

  49. NYCmike says:


    I forgot to cross one “t”.

  50. Sheeple, Jr. says:

    #47—–The PID in the Quinnipiac Poll is D+11!

  51. jason says:

    Heh, you wouldn’t even know how inept Obama was if weren’t for Corker.

    We would be a much better country if we had more Corkers in the Senate.

    I think I changed my mind. I hope Corker does run again since it seems to irritate the deadenders.

    I will even send him a check.

  52. NYCmike says:



  53. NYCmike says:

    “We would be a much better country if we had more Corkers in the Senate.”

    -This is true. Corker could replace many Democratic Senators and he would be an instant improvement.

    Blackburn replacing Corker will be an instant improvement.

    Both are true.

  54. jason says:

    Is that the legislation that, in part, attempts to get rid of chain migration, get rid of the lottery system, and get appropriation$$ for a border wall?”

    Huh, no, its the legislation cutting LEGAL immigration by 50%.

    What else is in it becomes irrelevant.

  55. jason says:

    Blackburn replacing Corker will be an instant improvement.”

    I prefer Corker. But Blackburn is no deadender and can actually win an election, I am surprised you would back her.

    Isn’t there someone that could actually be better at SEND A MESSAGE for you?

  56. jason says:


    I forgot to cross one “t”.”

    It’s par for the course, the legislation has forgotten to cross a lot of t’s.

  57. mnw says:

    I don’t think posting the PID on a poll constitutes “reweighting” it. I want to know that about every poll, plus whether it’s adults/RVs or LVs,.

  58. NYCmike says:

    Cotton-Perdue had more than one stipulation in it. Current legislation being looked at has several of the Cotton-Perdue bullet points included in it, most of which had NOT BEEN MENTIONED previously.

    If Republicans stick together, they can potentially change a big part of Ted Kennedy’s disastrous mid-1960’s legislation.

    So-called “conservative” poster named jason seems to like Kennedy’s current law better than a bill supported by most Republicans and a good number of independents.


  59. NYCmike says:


    I was just kidding around.

  60. DW says:

    Pelosi says tax reform unpatriotic:

    Why doesn’t she introduce a bill that allows for congress to setup a web site so people who oppose the tax cut sign in, and send extra money to the government so compensate for the tax cut.

  61. mnw says:

    Trump put his trip to PA to help Saccone on hold because of the FL shooting.

    Whether he will re-schedule isn’t yet known.

  62. jason says:

    If Republicans stick together:

    Is that why Cotton-Perdue didn’t first try to get a majority of the the caucus to support their bill?

    Is that why they didn’t drop the cut in legal immigration not acceptable to the majority of the caucus?

    Is that what you call “sticking together”?

  63. jason says:

    “Seems to like Kennedy’s current law”

    Ted Kennedy wrote the immigration law? Who knew?

    I am perfectly willing to consider changes in the law that don’t involve 50% cuts in legal immigration.

    But the immigration deadenders want to throw in legal immigration with illegal immigration because they really don’t want anything to get done.

    Quite a successful tactic. WE ARE WINNING.

  64. Sheeple, Jr. says:

    DW and mwn
    Regarding the Quinnipiac Poll, its last poll two weeks ago showed the CGB at D+9 in a poll with a PID pf D+5.
    Today’s poll shows the CGB at D+15 with a PID of D+11.
    So Quinn made today’s poll 6 pts. more Democratic and just like magic, the CGB was 6 pts. more favorable toward Democrats! Voila!

    The interesting thing is that the spread between Trump’s approval and disapproval ratings in the Quinn polls was unchanged at -15. Good news for The Donald, I think.

  65. DW says:

    70 – its all about depressing GOP recruiting. Once we are locked in to the candidates we have, then they will keep up that sort of absurd sampling so that if the election goes against them they can yell ‘fraud’ because the polling didn’t match the results that happened.

  66. Sheeple, Jr. says:

    #71 & mnw
    Even the eeyores at Red Racing Horses have trashed today’s Quinn Poll!

  67. mnw says:

    The Wise Men at RRH don’t like the Q poll.

  68. mnw says:


    Are u & MG like Siamese twins, or what?

    Second time today I’ve been scooped 1 minute before I hit submit.

    Life is unfair.

  69. Sheeple, Jr. says:

    No, just fast fingers!

  70. jason says:

    Fast Fingered Sheeple.

    Does have a certain ring to it.

  71. jason says:

    “Cotton-Perdue had more than one stipulation in it.”

    Sounds to me the NYC would eat a dog turd sandwich as long as it had other ingredients in it.

    Maybe pickles, cheese, and mustard….

  72. Wes says:

    Does Mikey still think Corker is “resigning” from the Senate?

  73. jason says:

    No, just fast fingers!”

    Come on, just admit you don’t have a life like the rest of us.

  74. jason says:

    Does Mikey still think Corker is “resigning” from the Senate?”

    Yep, and that he invented, negotiated, signed and delivered the Iran deal without even Obama knowing about it.

  75. mnw says:


    Hawley needs all the help he can get!

    As a new state AG, his office has been spanked a couple of times by the MO Supreme Ct for failing to comply with their orders in a timely fashion.

  76. jason says:

    Supposedly Corker also invited Mohamed Atta into the US and paid for his flying lessons.

    Rumors are he was seeing leaving Flint, MI, right before they found contaminated water.

    And now the NFL says a janitor saw someone matching his description deflating balls in the Patriot’s locker room.

  77. NYCmike says:

    jason goes FULL Bitterlaw.

    Can’t tell one A-Hole from another A-Hole.

  78. jason says:

    Dang, and just yesterday Bitter said I was picking on him.

    It’s nice to know you are on the right track….

  79. jason says:

    “Bitterlaw says:
    February 16, 2018 at 9:53 pm

    Why is Jason being so contentious towards me lately?”

    NYCmike says:
    February 20, 2018 at 4:43 pm

    jason goes FULL Bitterlaw.

    Can’t tell one A-Hole from another A-Hole.”

    I should retire…

  80. NYCmike says:

    “Dang, and just yesterday Bitter said I was picking on him.”

    -Nothing worse than a pouty A-Hole.

  81. jason says:

    NYC, I didn’t mean to imply you would only eat a dog turd sandwich if it had pickles, cheese and mustard….

    Mayo and relish could be on it too. Lettuce and tomato.

  82. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    Interesting CBS poll on support for an “assault” rifle ban:

    In 2016, after the Pulse shooting, 57% of those polled supported it. A new poll after the Florida high school shooting shows only 50% support it, and 46% oppose.

    As a Second Amendment advocate, am pleased that Trump is moving to ban bump stocks, and strengthen background checks.

  83. DW says:

    87 – These sorts of things are real. I am aware of a situation years ago in a middlish size city where the Fire Department was eager to brag about having their first female firefighter.

    However there was an internal scandal that never made public news and was successfully buried. The woman couldn’t pass some of the tests. One in particular I recall was dragging a heavy weight a certain number of feet in a certain time. This was an important test in case the fire-fighter needed to pull the body of a victim for instance.

    The test results were falsified so she could get the job. Public safety? Not as important as getting the first woman on the job.

  84. Tgca says:

    RCP has the following story:

    Homo Erectus May Have Been a Sailor Who Could Speak

    Ok. Clearly I can say a lot on this matter from personal experience but I’ll let the snippet below from the article speak for itself.

    Homo erectus may have been further along than we think — there is evidence that the could make tools, had similar bodies to modern humans, and now, one expert is arguing that Homo erectus might have been a mariner, complete with sailing lingo. Homo erectus first appeared in Africa more than 1.8 million years ago. It is thought to be the first archaic human to leave the continent.

  85. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    92. “Homo Erectus May Have Been a Sailor Who Could Speak”

    Tgca, you should have known this. Haven’t you ever watched Gilligan’s Island?

  86. DW says:

    Back to the forthcoming NCAA tournament. Here is more Expert Analysis, provided by me, without you having to pay a supposed expert who doesn’t know anything more than I do when it comes to filling out your bracket.

    One of the things I look for is conference play toughness. Of course not all conferences are equal. But there are some teams lurking out there in generally disrespected conferences that could easily advance to the final 16.

    I look for teams this deep into the conference schedule that are 1) undefeated at home, and 2) kept their conference road losses to two or less. Here are the teams that fit that definition:

    Rhode Island – could easily be a 5 seed that advances.
    Montana – weak conference, but could surprise
    Middle Tennessee – would be a great pick to advance
    Penn – Won’t advance, Ivy league very weak.
    Harvard – see Penn
    Rider – Another very weak conference.
    Buffalo – A great pick for final 16.
    Murray State – Won’t advance.
    East Tennessee St – good upset pick
    South Dakota St – another good upset pick
    Louisiana – not going anywhere
    New Mexico St – a 12 seed that will beat a 5.

    There you go…no charge. You are welcome.

  87. janz says:

    “As a Second Amendment advocate, am pleased that Trump is moving to ban bump stocks, and strengthen background checks.”

    SDC, I agree it’s a reasonable response, in the wake of the Los Vegas and this most recent shooting in Florida. However, how much reasonable or favorable feedback will DJT receive, especially from the dems or MSM?

  88. janz says:

    Other ideas that have been offered (outside of the dems favorite gun control mantra) is the ability to initiate restraining orders against problem students, as well as giving school principals and/or superintendents the right to red flag students showing instability or threatening behavior, in order to remove any weapons in their home.

  89. DW says:

    I have not followed the story closely, but how was it the shooter in FL was able to just walk right into the school? I know many schools have redesigned their campus toward a single-entry point, and use of badge ID cards to open doors and so forth.

  90. NYCmike says:

    C (-II)

  91. Tgca says:

    100! Yay!

  92. Cash Cow TM says:


    We got home at 2:30 this morning.
    Got to bed at 3 a.m.
    Walt’s son was finishing doing laundry and was sleeping over here…and set his alarm at 5 to be at his work at 7.

    Mrs. Walt had to work today, so she had her alarm set at 6:20.

    Walt has his alarm set for 8 something so he could go play bridge today. (he sucked…came in next to last).

    Cow couldn’t get any rest at all this morning.

  93. lisab says:

    i am watching the olympics by streaming it over the internet. i am streaming the cbc, the canadian tv station because it is better than nbc …

    except … it is almost 50% curling events …

    it is sooooooooooooo boring

  94. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    Been watching all of you in the East freeze while in California we had very warm weather. Now, California has been hit by a cold wave. It was 28 degrees in Sacramento at night, and Big Bear, above Los Angeles, went down to -1 degrees. Its been barely over 30 degrees in some locations along the Southern California coast.

    Where is the global warming we were promised? The next time I see Al Gore, am going to punch him in the nose.

  95. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    “A new survey finds when Utahns are asked to choose which of the declared and possible U.S. Senate candidates they would vote for, Romney pulls in 60% support. His closest rival, Democrat Jenny Wilson, is way behind at just 14%. That’s more than a 4-1 advantage.

    The rest of the field is way behind at this point.

    Potential GOP challenger Dan McCay only pulls 2%. McCay, a State Representative, has hinted he may run against Romney this year.

    Democrat Mitchell Vice is at 1%.

    Republicans Larry Meyers, Alicia Colvin, and Jay Hyatt all pull 1% in the survey. Fellow Republicans L’Capi Titus and Timothy Jimenez saw 0% support.

    Libertarian candidate Craig Bowden is at 3%.

    14% of Utahns said they were undecided, while 2% picked some other candidate.”

    Where is Bannon’s candidate? Steve, where are you? — you were going to run candidates in every state’s Republican primary?

  96. Bitterlaw says:

    NYC thinks I want to ban or destroy guns? Why? I have never called for that. Nit once.

    As for the PA map, I hope that SCOTUS stops it. I think that even under the old map, is the GOP would lose 1-2 sears in November. The rage in the suburbs is real despite what people who don’t live here think.

  97. NYCmike says:

    ” The rage in the suburbs is real..”

    -Just to remind me: the “rage” about what, exactly?

  98. Bitterlaw says:

    -Just to remind me: the “rage” about what, exactly?

    Trump and now the killings in Florida. NYC to tell me he knows more about voters around Philadelphia than I do in 3…2…1…

    Maybe I should tell him what the voters in Park Slope are thinking.

  99. jason says:

    Zzzzzz… banning bump stocks won’t make any difference.

    The Las Vegas shooter could have shot just as many people without them.

    Slippery slope….the Dems are not going to be satisfied until the 2nd amendment is revoked.

  100. Cash Cow TM says:

    Say…did I tell you all that in Costa Rica when ever two candidates run and it end a tie vote, the OLDEST ONE is delcared the winner.

    Walt says he likes that law.

  101. jason says:

    Homo Erectus?

    Sounds vaguely gay.

  102. jason says:

    Several countries have this law. I have no objection, let the older guy have it.

    Unless it was Donald vs. Hillary, in which case I think it should be alphabetical.

  103. Bitterlaw says:

    Why do they conduct these studies when they could just ask Walt?

  104. jason says:

    Walt has problems remembering details over 3 eons old.

  105. jason says:

    Vonn is not getting the gold.

  106. jason says:

    However, how much reasonable or favorable feedback will DJT receive, especially from the dems or MSM?”


  107. Tgca says:

    I did not know CA was having a cold wave. Only got to like 83 today in south Florida…and forecasted to be only 81 to 82 daily for the next 10 days. Brghhh!

  108. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    108. “banning bump stocks won’t make any difference. The Las Vegas shooter could have shot just as many people without them.”

    Not sure I would agree. A regular “assault” weapon requires an individual trigger pull for each shot. Basically it is a glorified rifle. A bump stock makes it a machine gun, and it will spray bullets.

    In a combat situation, machine guns can inflict a lot more casualties than a semi-automatic rifle.

  109. Tina says:

    32 this am.

    55mid afternoon.

    Tgca, my skin went to sheot, weeks before my cruise.

  110. Tina says:

    Quittens is a diwngrade va sen. Hatch.

    Wish there was a better candidate than quittens.

    He will win bigly though.

  111. Bitterlaw says:

    Tina’s disdain for Romney is not on a level with Wes and GWB but give it time.

  112. jason says:

    Paul troll have you changed your view on the tax cut yet. Your fellow small business owners are catching on.

    “Small-business confidence is surging in 2018 as optimism rises among small-business owners about the newly enacted tax-reform package, according to the latest CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey, released Tuesday.

    The CNBC/SurveyMonkey Q1 Small Business Confidence Index saw an increase of five points, from 57 to 62, a record high and the largest quarter-to-quarter move the index has seen since CNBC and SurveyMonkey began measuring last year. This is the first survey since President Donald Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law on December 22, 2017.

    In the Q4 survey, small-business owners were split evenly on the core question about the effect that tax policy would have on their business. Opinions have shifted significantly: Twice as many now expect changes in tax policy to have a positive rather than negative effect on their businesses. Forty-six percent of those surveyed say tax policy changes will have a positive effect, up from 38 percent in the fourth quarter. The number of those saying tax policy changes will have a negative impact fell sharply, from 36 percent in the fourth quarter to 23 percent in the most recent survey”

  113. Tina says:

    Bl, still yapping about nothing.

  114. Tina says:

    Something does not add up with the vegas fatzo.

  115. jason says:

    Not sure I would agree. A regular “assault” weapon requires an individual trigger pull for each shot. Basically it is a glorified rifle. A bump stock makes it a machine gun, and it will spray bullets.”

    So how many mass shootings have used bump stocks?

    That is the point.

    Its been legal for years, you only heard about it because of LV. Yet, he had time and weapons to inflict the same amount of carnage without them, and only half of his rifles were equipped with them.

    And they are not popular with rifle owners, they make the shooting highly inaccurate.

    Finally they are relatively low tech and easy to come by, so if someone who doesn’t obey gun laws really wants to get one, its won’t be difficult.

    If you want to pick something to ban however, this is a good pick, most gun owners could care less about bump stocks.

  116. jason says:

    Romney will probably quickly become one of my favorite senators.

    Rand Paul will continue to be my least favorite.

  117. Bitterlaw says:

    Tina – Still talking to herself post after post.

  118. jason says:

    In a combat situation, machine guns can inflict a lot more casualties than a semi-automatic rifle.”

    Wrong, if that were true everyone would carry machine guns.

    I don’t know if you ever fired an automatic rifle, but if you did you would know its not easy to control and it uses a lot of ammunition fast, soldiers cannot carry unlimited ammo. The uses are quite limited in firefights. Fixed position machine guns, like the M-60, are a different story, because they can be used to “cover” a certain area with sustained fire.

  119. Bitterlaw says:

    Toomey is one of my favorite Senators. He is now being criticized because he thinks it should be a bit harder for mentally ill people to buy weapons. No comment since Jason is waiting to pounce no matter I say.

  120. Bitterlaw says:

    Toomey was one of my favorites before he ever mentioned guns.

  121. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    128. Am sure your familiar with an M249. Agree that machine guns are more difficult to carry, and a semi-automatic rifle more versatile for use. But in the appropriate situation, a machine gun does inflict more casualties. The shooter in La Vegas used tripods for some of his weapons, so had better accuracy — but he had a huge target zone. So accuracy was not that important.

    Agree, a bump stock is relatively easy to make, so anyone who really wants one can get one. I only have seen one; unless you have a drum magazine or the equivalent, ammo runs out in seconds. Its like a novelty item.

    Also agree, the La Vegas shooter was a real anomaly. Even now, no one is sure of his motive.

  122. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    128. “I don’t know if you ever fired an automatic rifle,”

    Yes I have, have even shot a Ma Duece. Was awesome.

  123. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    131. “and a semi-automatic rifle more versatile for use.”

    Actually should say an automatic rifle, which the military uses.

  124. jason says:

    He is now being criticized because he thinks it should be a bit harder for mentally ill people to buy weapons.”

    Who defines who is mentally ill? This sounds good in theory, but the Democrats will make half the country mentally ill, with the other half being themselves.

  125. jason says:

    But in the appropriate situation, a machine gun does inflict more casualties.”

    Maybe in a confined space with static targets.

    But I bet if this guy at the school had a machine gun he wouldn’t have been able to kill 17 people in the hallways. After the first burst downed those in front of him, the moving targets would then have been very hard to aim at and hit with a machine gun.

  126. jason says:

    Hockey shootout between US and Czech Republic

  127. jason says:

    US 0 for 5 in shootout

  128. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    135. “But I bet if this guy at the school had a machine gun he wouldn’t have been able to kill 17 people in the hallways.”

    Agree, but if he had a semi-automatic with a bump stock, that could then shoot automatic fire, then it could be a different story — depending on the location of the people. The volume of bullets might make up for less accurate ability to target the fire.

  129. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    139. Also, going back to our original point of disagreement, in the case of the Las Vegas shooter, still respectfully disagree that using the bump stock did not result in more casualties.
    In shooting into a huge mass of people, shooting more bullets was more lethal than accuracy.

  130. lisab says:

    the basic problem with your logic is that banning bump stocks would not have stopped the las vegas shooter.

    he was an individual who planned his attack in some detail. even if he could not acquire a bumpstock illegally, he could have made one. even if he did not have the skill to make one, he could have 3d printed it — which takes no real skill other than buying a 3d printer and downloading the plans.

    then do we make downloading the plans illegal?

    does that mean the police will be monitoring what you download?

    i for one am not willing to allow the government to monitor my activities.

  131. NYCmike says:

    “Unless it was Donald vs. Hillary, in which case I think it should be alphabetical.”


  132. NYCmike says:


    Did you start taking sissy pills, or did your wife start working for MD’s wife, and she has adapted to her methods of husbandry (yes, I am purposely misusing this word)?

  133. NYCmike says:

    “Trump and now the killings in Florida. NYC to tell me he knows more about voters around Philadelphia than I do in 3…2…1…”

    -I asked a serious question, and you respond with nothing.

    Is it just Trump they are against, or his policies?

    Do they blame the Florida killings on Trump? Did they blame the Pulse shooting in Florida on Obama?

  134. NYCmike says:

    Not sure how any serious person can blame guns, IF they have heard about how many times the police was contacted, and if they know the FBI may have known but did not investigate. People knew there was an issue, but did NOTHING!

  135. MichiganGuy says:

    A 17-year-old boy died in the street after being “jumped” outside a corner shop in Kentish Town. Less than two hours later a 20-year-old died after being stabbed near Belsize Park.
    The latest killings came as London Assembly figures showed there were 14,521 knife crime offences in London in the year to January 2018 – up a staggering 27 per cent from 11,416 in the year to January 2017. There has also been a marked rise in knife crime across the rest of England and Wales.
    The UK banned handguns in 1997. Do you feel safe now?

  136. Tina says:

    i for one am not willing to allow the government to monitor my activities.

    Did you tell that to obama, clapper, brennan, etc.?

  137. Tina says:

    DO the philly friends believe un muh russian?

    Let me guess…

  138. Tina says:

    Ambassador @NikkiHaley to Palestinian leader Abbas on US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital: “You don’t have to like that decision. You don’t have to praise it. You don’t even have to accept this. But know this: That decision will not change.”

    She is a superstar. I was wrong about her, imthought she would be like palin 2.0.

  139. NYCmike says:

    “She is a superstar. I was wrong about her, imthought she would be like palin 2.0.”

    -It helps that her and the President are lovers and think the same way.


  140. DW says:

    122 – Paul Ryan should put up a web site for liberals angry at the tax cut bill…a page like, where liberals can put their money where their mouths are, and hand over to the government as much of their tax cut as they want in protest.

  141. Sheeple, Jr. says:

    Billy Graham has passed at 99; a great spiritual leader who changed many lives for the better. RIP

  142. Messy57 says:

    145. Yes I do, as hundreds of thousands of people are being saved. Gun control will not change human nature, just make it harder to abuse it.

  143. Sheeple, Jr. says:

    The cretin speaks again. “Hundreds of Thousands”. My what an idiot!

  144. MichiganGuy says:

    RIP Rev Billy Graham

  145. Messy57 says:

    153. Billy Graham thought that only Christians went to heaven, thus condemning the six million Jews killed in the holocaust and the 135 thousand killed in the 2004 tsunami to hell and damnation.

  146. Messy57 says:

    154. The fool comes out in favor of school shootings, what an idiot!

    I bet he thought that Benjamin Kelly was correct.

  147. NYCmike says:

    “145. Yes I do, as hundreds of thousands of people are being saved. Gun control will not change human nature, just make it harder to abuse it.”

    -How did gun control work in NYC before Rudy Giuliani became Mayor?

    How is gun control working NOW in Chicago, Baltimore, Detroit? How is it working in NYC, even with the yuge reduction in gun crimes?

  148. Sheeple, Jr. says:

    Please provide a link to your contention about Mr. Graham.
    Also, please read the great biography of Louis Zamporini ,titled “Unbroken”, to learn about Mr. Graham’s spirituality.
    Of course, in your world, Louis Farrakan is probably your spiritual leader!

  149. DW says:

    159 – aw come on! The body bag and coffin industries are thriving in Chicago, Baltimore and Detroit.

  150. Sheeple, Jr. says:

    NYC and DW:
    Thru Monday, 60 souls have died in Chicago from gun violence in 2018. Almost all were young minorities. Messy could not give a hoot about these fatalities because it does not advance her meme.

  151. Phil says:



  152. Bitterlaw says:

    Dead at 99? My dad calls people like that quitters since they gave up so close to 100. He is 90 but I don’t think he is good no to hit the C.

  153. dblaikie says:

    A good faithful human being died today! In a world that often uses religion for gain and profit, Billy Graham remained true to his faith and his calling. This country and indeed this world is a better place because of his life.

  154. dblaikie says:

    161 DW I know neighborhood’s in Detroit that look like a bombed out war zone. And they are as dangerous as war zones — so much so that even the police avoid them. And down in Del Ray by the Rouge plant, no one worries about background checks or how they will get a gun.

  155. DW says:

    156 – Messy stepped in it. Here is Billy Graham in his own words in 1997:

    “I think that everybody that loves or knows Christ, whether they are conscious of it or not, they are members of the body of Christ… [God] is calling people out of the world for his name, whether they come from the Muslim world, or the Buddhist world or the non-believing world, they are members of the Body of Christ because they have been called by God. They may not know the name of Jesus but they know in their hearts that they need something they do not have, and they turn to the only light they have, and I think that they are saved and they are going to be with us in heaven.”

    I disagree with Graham, but this is what he believed.

  156. Messy57 says:

    159. pretty good, actually, NYC had a rather low murder rate under Koch and Dinkins.
    160-62. Please note that Chicago and Detroit are rather close to Indiana, which has no gun control whatsoever. Criminals go over the state line to buy guns every day of the week, as Indiana gun shops are less than an hour from south and central Chicago. You want an Illinois border patrol forcing people arriving from indiana to go through customs? You wanna build a trumpian WALL?

  157. Messy57 says:

    160. I despise Farrikan and the Wally Fard cult.

  158. SoHope says:

    Theologically I disagree with Billy Graham I think he went too far down the road of syncretism, compromising many fundamental tenets of the faith in order to have greater acceptance.

    Outside of doctrinal differences I think he was a good man with good motives and a worthy role model for Christians.

  159. DW says:

    170 – oh on a personal level he had outstanding character. One wife with whom he shared his life…no taint of moral scandal–the sort that seemed to plague so many of his peers. He didn’t push for money, and lived a simple life. But I agree with you on your evaluation of his theological problems.

  160. Tina says:

    Donald J. Trump
    Donald J. Trump
    Question: If all of the Russian meddling took place during the Obama Administration, right up to January 20th, why aren’t they the subject of the investigation? Why didn’t Obama do something about the meddling? Why aren’t Dem crimes under investigation? Ask Jeff Sessions!

  161. NYCmike says:

    “159. pretty good, actually, NYC had a rather low murder rate under Koch and Dinkins.”


    Are you smoking some Colorado special?

  162. jason says:

    Criminals go over the state line..”

    Messy admits criminals don’t obey gun laws and will always have access to guns, while gun control only punishes law abiding citizens.

  163. Sheeple, Jr. says:

    Rasmussen(less) is 48/51 today. Approval is +2 from yesterday.

  164. jason says:

    Also, going back to our original point of disagreement, in the case of the Las Vegas shooter, still respectfully disagree that using the bump stock did not result in more casualties.”

    Nobody knows actually, but only half his weapons had bump stocks. One could argue that with a scope and a semi automatic rifle he could have continue to pick off victims at a rapid rate and easily kill 60 people in that situation. By spraying the area blindly with automatic fire the vast majority of his rounds didn’t hit anybody.

    I am not convinced the bump stocks killed more people. He probably would have killed just as many people without them with a different strategy. It seems like he only fired for 6 minutes so you can argue if the time frame is limited to 6 minutes bump stocks are more useful, but he wasn’t limited to 6 minutes, he could have kept firing for a longer time.

  165. jason says:

    This whole gun control grab by the MSM might backfire.

    It will energize law abiding gun owners, of which there are tens of millions also.

    I am even thinking of joining the NRA.

  166. jason says:

    153. Billy Graham thought that only Christians went to heaven, thus condemning the six million Jews killed in the holocaust and the 135 thousand killed in the 2004 tsunami to hell and damnation.”

    Zzzzzz….. I don’t even have to be a Christian to call this BS.

    He didn’t condemn anybody to anything. He offered salvation to those who wanted to believe.

    If you actually believe you are going to hell because you didn’t take him up on his offer there is still time.

  167. jason says:

    The volume of bullets might make up for less accurate ability to target the fire.”

    Very doubtful a bump stock would have killed more people in the school. More likely it would have killed fewer. He would have had wasted a lot more shots, had to reload a lot quicker and after that there would have been no more grouped targets. He would have to hunt down individuals and automatic fire would not be very useful.

    In my military training the uses for automatic fire were quite limited.

  168. mnw says:

    Had a moment of panic today.

    Could not access this site for a couple of hours. It was worse than heroin withdrawal.

    We need a disaster contingency plan. Where can we meet up if Dave suddenly goes out of business one day (God forbid)?

  169. Mr.Vito says:

    “Where can we meet up if Dave suddenly goes out of business one day (God forbid)?”

    The Twisted Tail

    Drinks are on Mr.Bitter. Don’t bring any guns.

  170. jason says:

    We could pool our resources and buy our own blog.

    We could call it HHR Orphans.

  171. jason says:

    Robert Mueller expands Jared Kushner inquiries to include financial dealings with Qatari and Chinese investors”

    What does this actually have to do with Russia?

  172. Mr.Vito says:

    A Russian visited there once.

  173. jason says:


    Someone ordered Chicken Kiev… very suspicious.

  174. jason says:

    Maybe Dave can put us in his will just in case something happens to him.

    Dave, note my 5th middle name, Urcuchillay has two l’s.

  175. mnw says:

    I’ve said this before, but I voted for Trump— NOT his son in law; not his sisters and his cousins and his aunts. I wish those people would join Wobbles on Bogo Pogo.

  176. mnw says:

    PA GOP has filed a fed lawsuit today, challenging The Map.

  177. jason says:

    Dave used to post an occasional comment in the comment section, but its been years since I have seen one.

    If it was my blog I would certainly comment.

    I would also bring in some guest posters like in the old days.

    I might even change the name to Incapundit.

    But it isn’t my blog.

  178. NYCmike says:

    “But it isn’t my blog.”

    -There is enough fake news out there already

  179. NYCmike says:

    “I might even change the name to Incapundit.”

    -Llama-ass-licking-pundit was already taken?

  180. jason says:

    I hope the PA GOP has different arguments to those Alito denied.

    They have to try to “federalize” the issue.

  181. jason says:

    Llama-ass-licking-pundit was already taken?”

    Hmmmm…. will you sign a waiver on the copyright?

  182. jason says:

    Ohh, licking…

    I read kicking. Never mind.

  183. jason says:

    I still can’t believe the US couldn’t score ONCE out of 5 in the hockey shootout.

    And I don’t even like hockey.

  184. mnw says:

    I like Incapundit, though.

    If it was my blog, Wobbles, TIPW, Obamacon. Paul & Messy would be vaporized.

    Otoh, I certainly wouldn’t go all RRH-anal retentive. Everyone would be welcome except out & out trolls.

    Also, I would’ve banned TIPW for calling lisab or Tina (forget which) the b-word.

  185. NYCmike says:

    “I read kicking. Never mind.”

    -That’s what you call “slipped her the tongue”.

    Do teenagers still say that, or do they just “swipe left” to fellatio?

  186. JC says:

    Dems in panic:

    House Democrats are heading into the throes of the election haunted by many of the same problems that dogged them in 2016: a Trump-dominated news cycle, a message that’s struggling to break through and sharp divisions within the party about how to fix it.

    Now many Democrats say they’re watching nervously as polls start to trend in Republicans’ favor — and worry they’re witnessing the beginning of a slow-motion train wreck that they have no idea how to stop.

    There are still widespread disagreements within the diverse 193-member caucus about what campaign message Democrats should rally around in the final months before the midterms and even who should be the party’s chief messenger.

  187. NYCmike says:

    All of that $$$ the Republicans have better be put to good use.

    I liked that idea earlier about Ryan putting up a website to pay the higher amount of taxe$ for liberals who didn’t like the tax cut.

  188. Tina says:

    Robert Mueller expands Jared Kushner inquiries to include financial dealings with Qatari and Chinese investors”

    What does this actually have to do with Russia?

    Trump has ties through the chinese investors. One was a porn star.


  189. NYCmike says:

    Qatari buys products from China.
    China is in Asia.
    Majority of Russia landscape is in Asia.

    So, obviously, all of these dealings are applicable to Mueller’s probe.

  190. Cash Cow TM says:

    Watching Walt clean out the garden shed, put away a plethora of Mrs. Walt’s Christmas and winter wreaths and other outdoor decorations, and constucting more handing shelves, etc. in there…while muttering a lot, might be in Spanish…..

    He is working in a T-shirt.
    (but he does also have some pants on.)

    Hot as blazes here.
    Hotter than gun control extremist at an NRA rally…

  191. Tina says:

    A new low for cnn, vike and disgusting, if they read mulehead indictment, the peoole involved were not involved, six rakkys set up and 30 people in attendance? Ia that it?

    Did they interview even one if the 10000 anti trump people? You jnow try to be a bit balanced?

  192. Cash Cow TM says:

    “Hockey shootout between US and Czech Republic”
    Snowflakes plan a protest at 2 p.m. to force the Hockey sport to cease using the term ‘SHOOT OUT”

    Come to think of it, we should organize a protest to force the basketball people to stop saying that a player “SHOOTS the ball”… or “he put up a SHOT”…

    and stop using the everyday phrase you often hear people say everywhere, “I’ll give it a SHOT”.

  193. jason says:

    Giffords confirms she is a scumbag. Never let a tragedy go unexploited…

    “Former congresswoman and mass shooting survivor Gabby Giffords is calling out Florida Gov. Rick Scott over his inaction on gun violence and ties to the National Rifle Association a week after 17 people were killed in a school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

    Giffords rolled out an ad campaign against the governor on Tuesday, including what she called a “six-figure ad buy” to air a commercial targeting Scott.”

  194. jason says:

    Bitter to claim she is entitled to be a scumbag because she got shot in 3, 2, 1…..

  195. Walt says:

    As I feared, this trip to Costa Rica has ruined me.
    I go to bed earlier and get up before 7 a.m.

    That is what happens when for a week you have to get up before 6 to have the suitcases put outside the hotel door, eat breakfast and be on the bus by 7 a.m.
    WV teachers plan a strike/walk out for Thursday and Friday.
    Issue is state health insurance proposals and salary issues.

    The legislature and governor have ALREADY forced the PEIA insurance board to rescind all proposed premium increases for teachers and other state employees for 17 months, freeze premiums at current levels for 17 months, plus legislature passed legislation to put in $29MM more into the state insurance program, passed legislation to provide that 20% of each year’s general revenue budget surplus be put into the PEIA (health insurance) reserve fund…

    Legislature has also passed a 3-year pay package of pay increases for teachers of 2%, 1% and 1% for the next 3 years (this in addition to the annual $588/yr. that 96% of teachers get each year for an additional year of teaching experience).

    Not good enough for teachers unions.
    Teachers last statewide pay increase was 2014. They say not enough since WV ranks 48th in teacher pay. In 2014 through 2017 WV legislature has faced budget holes of $400-$600MM in the $4BB budget but are looking at a small budget surplus for FY2018 that ends in June.

  196. Messy57 says:

    208. The Brady motion was in mid-December, over two months ago. the Far right press picked it up (remember the fake news article [link to blank page] on it which was posted here a few days ago. The Hill is just making trouble.

  197. Messy57 says:

    202. Mueller was exploring possible Kushner conflicts of interest with Russia and discovered stuff with China. It’s part of the mandate.

    Crime is crime.

  198. Messy57 says:

    201. The Trump fortune was founded by porn stars. Granddad ran a whorehouse.

  199. jason says:

    “or do they just “swipe left” to fellatio?”

    It’s different in Quechua.

  200. jason says:

    Messy says the Trump family is very successful.

    I agree.

  201. jason says:

    and discovered stuff with China”



  202. jason says:

    The Hill is just making trouble”

    Wow, the left wing kooks are eating their own?

    Dissension in the fake news purveyors?

    Pass the popcorn.

  203. mnw says:

    Disintigrate (sic) 210

    I won’t bother to interact with someone who spells “disintegrate” with three “I”s.

    Suffice it to say u r full of skit.

  204. Messy57 says:

    Geraldine Ferraro’s husband was in NYC real estate. That’s why Fritz Mondale was never president.

    I never said “Dastardly Donnie” wasn’t at the start of his career. It was later, when he went bankrupt a number of times and stole wages he began to fail.

  205. jason says:

    “Making trouble”

    Translation: off the fake news reservation.

  206. jason says:

    ‘stole wages”

    Translation: isn’t a Marxist.

  207. jason says:

    Geraldine Ferraro’s husband was in NYC real estate. That’s why Fritz Mondale was never president.”


    Mondale lost 49 states because of Geraldine Ferraro’s husband?

    I think moron is too generous for Messy.

    Lunatic kook fits better.

  208. Tina says:

    Incorrect, the brady order was handed down in december, and then uodated or revised in february.


  209. Tina says:

    Friday’s order seems inconsequential, but in comparing the December 12, 2017, version to the February 16, 2018, version, one substantive change stood out.

    It was subtle, but significant given the posture of this case: The revised version added one sentence specifying that the government’s obligation to produce evidence material either to the defendant’s guilt or punishment “includes producing, during plea negotiations, any exculpatory evidence in the government’s possession.”

  210. NYCmike says:

    “Crime is crime.”

    -Did you check out the numbers of crimes under the Koch/Dinkins administrations? I posted a link above.

    Have you revised what you stated yet?

    “159. pretty good, actually, NYC had a rather low murder rate under Koch and Dinkins.”

  211. mnw says:

    Tina 223

    Absolutely right.

    Everybody in the law biz knows how unusual that is.

  212. Tina says:

    The judge also has no patience for gubmental abuse, socially messy,

    So, it could be a problem if flynns wiretap was illegal, sjw yates lied about something, or if mccabe altered the 302.

    After all fkynns conversation with his russian counterpart was not illegal.

  213. Tina says:

    Crime is crime.

    Not if you are her thighness or humas.

    Nobody can explain why humas had emails from her thighness on her pedos husbands laptop.

    Nobody can explain why a house cleaner was tasked to print gubmental documents.

  214. Bitterlaw says:

    I refuse to join the NRA. I refuse to join any group other than the softball and basketball leagues in my town.

  215. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    211. “Mueller was exploring possible Kushner conflicts of interest with Russia and discovered stuff with China. It’s part of the mandate.”

    Really? I thought by now that Mueller would have his hands full with investigating all the Russian activity that seriously influenced the 2016 election. Indicting 13 low level Russian flunkies at a St. Petersburg bot center is pretty lame in this regard.

    Could it be Mueller’s investigation is a failure, and he is looking for other targets to justify his waste of taxpayer money?

    As someone said:

    “I still don’t see a mechanism through which an operation on a $5 million scale can seriously affect the outcome of a campaign in which one side spent $600 million and the other more than $1 billion.”

  216. jason says:

    “Crime is crime”

    So Hillary should be in jail?

    I agree, sue me.

  217. jason says:

    I refuse to join the NRA’

    They rejected you, huh?

    Have you tried Bunu’s Paulbot group, Guns for America or something like that?

  218. jason says:

    I wrote the NRA and explained you do support the 2nd Amendment even if you don’t own any guns and you respect those that want to do away with it.

  219. jason says:

    Messy probably thinks the judge is also just “trying to make trouble”.

  220. Waingro says:

    Economist/Yougov has the CGB back up to D+8 today. It was D+4 two weeks ago. Given the big jump from QPac yesterday, we may indeed seeing a sizable shift back to D’s again.

    Angry “gun control” emotions from respondents maybe? I’m sure the usual “concerned” posters will be back here soon to start professing “DOOM” again.

  221. Tina says:

    I will be back.


  222. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    The Mayor of El Cajon, Bill Wells, announced he will run against incumbent Duncan Hunter in the Republican primary in the 50th California Congressional District. Hunter is under federal investigation for campaign violations, and has several other issues as well. Believe Wells is likely to win the primary, and can keep the seat Republican in the general election.

  223. jason says:

    Lindsey Vonn’s crying interview played endlessly, no wonder ratings are down.

  224. ssq says:

    I am trying to sell my bump stocks before they become illegal but Etrade is refusing to sell them for me.

  225. NYCmike says:

    “Powell called for universal healthcare for all Americans as a way to help solve nutritional problems among young people.

    “Universal healthcare for all of our people, and it works,” Powell, a retired general, said. “I’ve had universal healthcare for the last 60 years and it worked.””

    -Bitterlaw, jason,

    Am I allowed to call Powell an idiot, or do the McCain Rules apply?

  226. NYCmike says:


    No comment on the link which shows your NYC crime statistics knowledge is way off?

  227. Tina says:

    Powell also said that bj was still dic*ing Bimbos.

  228. NYCmike says:

    Well, at least Powell got one right.

  229. Cash Cow TM says:


  230. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    Recent Polls:

    Harvard/Harris 45%
    Rasmussen 48%
    Economist/You 44%

    All fairly close. Quinnipiac at 37%.

  231. Phil says:

    Well, that happens when your sample is D+11


  232. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    Support for a ban on “assault” weapons.

    Washington Post/ABC 50% Support, 46% Oppose
    Quinnipiac 67% Support, 29% Oppose

    Gallup (Oct 2017) 48% Support, 49% Oppose

  233. Messy57 says:

    229. The Russians helped Stein come close and the Comey letter to congress in October did the rest.

    BTW. Typos do not nullify facts.

    240. I looked up and down the thread and there was no link. please post again.

  234. jason says:

    We should start marking Quinnipiac (D)

  235. jason says:

    To start with, most people don’t know there is no such thing as an “assault” rifle, that is a scary word the MSM likes to use to make a semi-automatic rifle sound scarier.

  236. Phil says:

    …and Quinn has the current generic congressional ballot at D+15.

    Nice fantasy world Quinn is polling.

  237. jason says:

    Change the wording to semi-automatic and the “no” will go up at least 10 points.

  238. jason says:

    If the left would actually succeed in getting a semi-automatic rifle ban passed, they would sell millions of them before the ban got went into effect, so there would be even more of them around than if the ban didn’t exist.

    But logic is not the strong point of the moonbats.

  239. jason says:

    I would buy at least one in case mine got damaged or stolen. I bet most current owners would do the same plus many who don’t even own one now would buy one.

    Of course, the Dems could overreach and try to grab existing weapons from people, which even Feinstein’s ban did not contemplate (current owners would be grandfathered in).

    Good luck with that.

  240. NYCmike says:

    jason makes much more sense when he talks about the moonbats as opposed to when he talks about his “deadenders”……aka “the windmills of HHR”.

  241. Sheeple, Jr. says:

    The Quinnipiac Poll is even being criticized by Democrat pollsters.
    There is a question which asks”Do you support or oppose Universal Background Checks for Guns”
    The result was 97/2 for support.
    The Democrat pollster said that he has never received such a result for a question even ” Do you support or oppose Motherhood and Apple Pie”!

  242. janz says:

    Amazing optics involving “listening session” @ the WH. This follows DJT’s meeting with union leaders. He literally criss-crossed the political aisle today.

  243. Sheeple, Jr. says:

    WOW, mild-mannered Pat Toomey(R-PA) is really miffed at the PA Supreme Court regarding the redistricting decision. He wants to investigate impeachment proceedings against the Tyrants in Black Robes!

  244. Tina says:

    The president is very effectice in those meetings, janz.

    He owns the room, way better than his predecessors, obumbler and mute 43

  245. Tina says:

    Whenever i see “gcb”. I think its the initials for another “bush” is running.

  246. Wes says:

    Last time Dems enjoyed +15 on Election Day was 1964. Very different partisan makeup of the country then.

    Thanks for showing your fantasy results, QU.

  247. DW says:

    Wes, Quinny is just trying to depress GOP recruiting. Its a strategy that might work too.

  248. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    There are over 300 million guns in the U.S., depending on how you define “assault rifle” there may be 5 million to 15 million of them.

    An again, were at the stage where they can be manufactured a gun using a 3D printer.

  249. NYCmike says:

    “Its a strategy that might work too.”

    -A lot of “Robbie”‘s that may not want to run…

  250. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    Probably the leading gun control advocate in the California legislature got himself into a bit of trouble a few years ago:

    “California state Sen. Leland Yee (D) was arrested Wednesday at his home in San Francisco and accused of — among many, many other things — offering to procure some seriously illegal weapons. The irony: Yee was one of the driving forces behind some of the toughest gun-control legislation in the country during his tenure in the state Senate.

    First, a bit on Yee’s record: The former San Francisco School Board president, who received a PhD in child psychology from the University of Hawaii and was the first Chinese American to serve in the California Senate, wrote legislation in 2012 that would have banned the sales of conversion kits that would allow gun owners to create firearms with detachable magazines or bigger clips.

    This year, Yee introduced two more gun-control bills. One, S.B. 108, would have required the Justice Department to study local safe storage ordinances that prevent children from getting access to their parents’ weapons. Another, S.B. 47, would have expanded California’s ban on assault weapons to include semiautomatics, centerfire rifles or pistols with the ability to accept detachable magazines (Both measures are sitting in a state Assembly committee, and it’s safe to assume they’ll die along with Yee’s political career).

    * * * *

    According to the indictment, Yee met with the undercover agent in San Francisco earlier this year and promised to introduce him to an arms dealer friend who could import weapons into the United States from Russia. Yee allegedly warned the agent that arms dealing wasn’t a business for “the faint of heart.”
    “Do I think we can make some money? I think we can make some money. Do I think we can get the goods? I think we can get the goods,” Yee told the agent, according to the charging document. “People want to get whatever they want to get. Do I care? No, I don’t care. People need certain things.””

  251. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    California gangs are increasingly using “ghost guns” which are imported from places like the Philippines, and have no serial numbers. They are only used once, so they cannot be forensically traced. For some reason, criminals just don’t seem to respect California strict gun control laws.

    You could enact nation-wide the same strict gun control laws that exist in California, Chicago or Mexico. There will still be the massive amount of drug and gang related killings in urban areas; and terrorists and crazy people will still get guns and engage in slaughter.

  252. Robbie says:

    More tough news for Tinfoil Tina’s guiding light.

    Jim Hoft, the despicable founder of Gateway Pundit, has been removed from the clown show called CPAC.

    This loser suggested the students who survived the Parkland shooting were crisis actors and the scumbag Hoft also claimed the Broward sheriff had an affair with a 16 year old and forced her to get an abortion.

  253. Tina says:


    Fl deputies to carry rifles at schools.

  254. Phil says:

    Yeah, you are either for the children or for the guns.

    Pretty simple, right?

  255. Tina says:

    Did mulehead find any xollusion yet?

  256. Tina says:

    According to the wp, trump was president when the russians interfered.

  257. Tina says:

    Vermont Public Radio
    “I did not know Russian bots were promoting my campaign.”

    “The real question to be asked is” why the Clinton campaign didn’t do something.

    — @SenSanders

  258. NYCmike says:

    Robbie NEVER seems to find these articles (fyi – behind paywall)

  259. NYCmike says:

    -Mark Levin had a quote in one of his books, about a tyrannical king being better than a do-good-government-liberal. Something to the affect that the tyrant will, every now and then, simply not care and would leave the “subject” alone.

    No such luck for the “citizens” in a do-gooder-government-dominated-society, which is why Trump is way better than Obama, or Hillary.

    That said, Trump could have avoided this episode so that the media would not have the ammunition.

  260. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    Marco Rubio @marcorubio
    “Claiming some of the students on tv after #Parkland are actors is the work of a disgusting group of idiots with no sense of decency”

  261. NYCmike says:

    “about a tyrannical king being better”

    -Please realize it is a comparison of evils,and not an endorsement of either.

  262. lisab says:

    By spraying the area blindly with automatic fire the vast majority of his rounds didn’t hit anybody.

    actually this is unclear

    he fired 1100 bullets and injured or killed 900 people

    some may have been multiple hits from one bullet

  263. Tina says:

    ck Short ?? Retweeted
    Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro
    So now the complaint isn’t that the White House is ignoring Parkland teenagers, it’s that they aren’t having the ones the media chooses to highlight.

  264. Tina says:

    Richard Baris
    Overall, 56.7% of RV in #Florida say armed personnel on campus during school hours will do more to prevent school shootings, while 43.3% say passing stricter gun control laws. (Sample N = 910 RV)

    More Findings:
    Scott Approval: 59/41
    Trump Approval: 51/49
    Scott leads Nelson by 2

  265. Tina says:

    Mark Meadows
    Whether or not you agree with the direction of the discussion, what we just saw was powerful: American citizens debating issues at the White House–right in front of the President and VP of the United States.

    Raw and open dialogue like that makes us stronger as a nation.
    2:54 PM – Feb 21, 2018

  266. lisab says:

    “i for one am not willing to allow the government to monitor my activities.” lisab

    “Did you tell that to obama, clapper, brennan, etc.?” tina

    no, but i don’t know them

  267. Tina says:

    Lord Arshehat predicted no wall.

  268. Cash Cow TM says:

    “”Do you support or oppose Universal Background Checks for Guns”

    ssq just texted me.

    She says Universal Background Checks won’t work.
    Takes too long to get the info back from Mars, Jupiter, Neptune and Saturn.

    Plus we are not even sure if anyone on those other planets have guns.

  269. Gelt Goose says:


  270. NYCmike says:

    Victor Davis Hanson: I think it’s about half and half. I think he has much more charismatic appeal than does Bernie Sanders, who’s a 73 year-old socialist, and yet he had some of the issues that Trump had in the populist sense that resonated. So I think about half of Trump’s agenda is transferable. And I think the Republican party will not win at the national level — just remember it’s lost four out of the last six elections, and it hasn’t won 51 percent of the vote, I think, since 1988. 51 percent, that’s pretty…that’s a low bar, and what I’m getting at is if it [the GOP] does not return to the idea of enforcing the border and worrying about U.S. citizens and whether trade is not just free but also fair, it’s not gonna do well.”

  271. NYCmike says:

    “and what I’m getting at is if it [the GOP] does not return to the idea of enforcing the border”

    -Main point there by VDH.

    The worst thing that Republicans can do from now until the elections is to turn their back on the 4 pillars of immigration reform, as outlined by Trump (and Cotton-Perdue, as his main inspiration).

  272. NYCmike says:

    This part is for Robbie and “CG”:

    “So now we’re sort of in a catch-22. [Robert] Mueller has to continue, but he’s gonna have to do one of two things. He’s either going to have to start indicting the Podesta Group, or he’s gonna have to look at Fusion GPS, or he’s gonna have to look at improper FISA orders. He’s gonna have to go back and look at why people who had conflicts of interest did not indict Hillary Clinton. Or he’s going to have to go back through his 17 lawyers and start reassigning — which we’re already seeing happening in the case of both the DOJ and the FBI — reassigning lawyers that have clear conflict of interest.

    And only in Washington would an investigator like Mueller think that you could have members on your team that were, the vast majority of which had donated to the Clinton campaign or they had exchanged texts while conducting a fair…mocking the target of their own investigation; or in the case of the DOJ, one of their top officials that was investigating perhaps Hillary Clinton’s wife, was a recipient of Clinton-sourced cash; or you’d have a lawyer on the Mueller team that had represented Ben Rhodes, the Clinton Foundation; or, you could have a DOJ, like the Ohr couple, in which one spouse was actually working on the Fusion [file].

    And only a person so blinkered and a part of that Deep State apparat in the Washington-New York corridor would not see anything wrong with that, and would rely on the media, the coastal media that say, “How dare you impugn the honor of Robert Mueller?” when everybody else in-between the coasts says, “What kind of idiot is that? We can’t do that…We wouldn’t do that at work when we have an investigation or somebody gets fired at work, or somebody’s up for a job. You can’t have that level of overt bias. You play by different rules.” And yet they still can’t appreciate how bad it looks.”

  273. jason says:

    and Cotton-Perdue”

    LOL, still bringing this dead horse up?

    This garbage bill is only inspiration for immigration deadenders.

  274. jason says:

    ‘whether trade is not just free but also fair,”

    Translation: I don’t believe in free trade.

    “Fair trade” is code for protectionism and isolationism.

    So far Trump has realized his protectionist campaign rhetoric would only harm the US and has toned it down.

    I hope the AFL CIO union bosses don’t convince him otherwise.

  275. Tina says: One student, Jonathan, told Trump, “Thank you for everything. You’ve done a great job. I like the direction you’re going in.”

  276. NYCmike says:

    “This garbage bill is only inspiration for immigration deadenders.”

    -Glad you keep saying so.

    Reminds me of how wrong you were last year about Trump being a “liberal Democrat”……some people just have to have it shoved up their A-Hole.

  277. NYCmike says:

    ““This garbage bill is only inspiration for immigration deadenders.””

    -And no need to listen to the voters, who approve of most of the items included in that bill……..but who cares about those pesky individuals……much better to please the Chamber of Commerce.

  278. jason says:

    Let me know when a 50% cut in legal immigration has 50 votes in the R caucus and I will stop calling Cotton Perdue deadender garbage.

  279. NYCmike says:

    -We need to be on guard EVERYWHERE. Thank the Lord Mattis is the SecDef, instead of some turd put in there by Hillary……..”CG”, you out there?

  280. NYCmike says:

    Go ahead and keep mentioning an arbitrary number, one which Cotton-Perdue have NEVER said is written in stone and can’t be changed.

  281. jason says:

    NYC to say he will eat a dog turd sandwich as long as it has “other ingredients” in 3, 2, 1…

  282. Mr.Vito says:

    Does anyone’s bill have 50 votes in the R caucus?

  283. jason says:

    Go ahead and keep mentioning an arbitrary number,”

    Arbitrary? It’s what’s in the bill.

    And if it can be changed, why hasn’t it been changed if Cotton Perdue are serious about it being considered.

    Answer: they don’t want it to be considered because they know its garbage legislation that will never come up for a vote.

  284. NYCmike says:

    One issue is all that people have a problem with Cotton-Perdue, despite repeated inquiries as to what is disagreeable in the legislation.

    One issue… arbitrary number…..easily changed… fact, both Cotton-Perdue have supported the President in his increase for the DACA “dreamers”……..OBVIOUSLY, they would be amenable to changes in their number, as long as more important items (chain migration, lottery appropriation$$ for wall) are included in new law.

  285. jason says:

    Does anyone’s bill have 50 votes in the R caucus?”

    It’s hard to get, but it you have a strong majority, say 45 votes, you have a chance of getting to 50.

    Cotton Perdue probably doesn’t have 25 votes.

  286. NYCmike says:

    “And if it can be changed, why hasn’t it been changed if Cotton Perdue are serious about it being considered.”

    -There is still disunity among the Republican caucus…..why would they give up anything until they are sure the other points are agreed upon?

  287. jason says:

    .easily changed…”

    You keep saying that, but it hasn’t changed.

    If its so easy, get rid of ANY cuts to LEGAL immigration and THEN let’s see what kind of support it has in the R caucus.

  288. NYCmike says:

    “Cotton Perdue probably doesn’t have 25 votes.”

    -I believe the most similar legislation received 38 votes in the last go-round……and several writers pointed out how that number would rise, because the more-amnesty-like bill didn’t pass either.

  289. jason says:

    why would they give up anything until they are sure the other points are agreed upon”

    Zzzzz….they know the bill is not going anywhere and they are happy with that.

    That is why they haven’t given up anything.

    This is not a serious bill, never was.

  290. NYCmike says:

    “If its so easy,”

    -Who said it was easy? It’s not, and you still have “republicans” like Murk, Collins, McCain, etc that need to be shown over and over that THE VOTERS OPINIONS matter, not just Big Business.

  291. jason says:

    -I believe the most similar legislation received 38 votes in the last go-round”

    Good, so let’s change the “most similar” legislation to get from 38 to 50 votes.

    Eliminating cuts to legal immigration will probably help a lot.

  292. NYCmike says:

    “This is not a serious bill, never was.”

    -Good, if that is what YOU think.

    Trump has Cotton-Perdue as allies, not McCain-Flake. That right there is a win!

  293. NYCmike says:

    “Does anyone’s bill have 50 votes in the R caucus?”

    -Don’t think so.

  294. jason says:

    Who said it was easy?”

    You did.

    “One issue… arbitrary number…..easily changed…..”

    Trash talk is easily forgotten I guess.

  295. jason says:

    “This is not a serious bill, never was.”

    -Good, if that is what YOU think.”

    It’s not what I think, its what the R caucus thinks.

    That’s why it won’t pass.

  296. NYCmike says:

    ” as long as more important items (chain migration, lottery appropriation$$ for wall) are included in new law.”

    -Do you ever read the WHOLE SENTENCE?

  297. jason says:


    They do? Good.

    “An overwhelming majority of Americans supports legal protections for certain undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children, according to a new CBS News poll.

    According to the survey, almost 9 in 10 respondents — 87 percent — said they believe that the so-called Dreamers should be allowed to remain in the U.S. if they meet certain requirements, such as working or going to school.”

  298. jason says:

    as long as more important items”

    More important to whom exactly?

    Most important to me is no cuts to legal immigration.

    I don’t really care what is more important to you.

  299. jason says:

    Here is the bottom line.

    Until cuts to legal immigration are taken out, this bill is going nowhere.

    The fact Cotton Perdue have made no effort to change it means they are not interested in advancing the bill.

    It’s not rocket science.

  300. Bitterlaw says:

    232 Zzzzzzzzzzzzz. I respect the First Amendment rights of those who say they want to do away with the Second Amendment. I do not agree with those who want to do away with the Second Amendment. I have never advocated the banning or seizing of any gun from law-abiding citizens.

    I really thought Jason was smart enough to understand this.

  301. Bitterlaw says:

    To play Jason’s game, you only have to respect the First Amendments of those who agree with you.

  302. jason says:

    US wins hockey gold in sensational shootout.

  303. jason says:

    To play Jason’s game, you only have to respect the First Amendments of those who agree with you.”

    Zzzzzz…. Bitter plays victim again….

  304. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    According to a Florida TV station and Breitbart, a participant at the CNN gun forum was provided a scripted question to read, in place of what he wanted to ask:

    “Colton Haab, a student who survived last week’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, refused to participate in a CNN Town Hall on Wednesday night after he was told to ask a “scripted” question.
    Haab, a junior at the high school, told Fort Lauderdale ABC affiliate WPLG that CNN invited him to speak at the televised town hall in nearby Sunrise, Florida, and that he and his parents had dressed up for the occasion.

    But CNN then told Haab he would have to read a question that CNN had prepared for him:”

  305. jason says:

    Not respecting an opinion and denying the right to express an opinion are two different things, so stop playing victim and man-up.

  306. jason says:

    But CNN then told Haab he would have to read a question that CNN had prepared for him:”

    Pravda and Proud ObamaCON would be proud.

  307. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    Here is a video of Haab. He was a real hero at the school, but CNN did not want him to speak freely — just be a prop for the CNN agenda.

  308. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump
    “I will always remember the time I spent today with courageous students, teachers and families. So much love in the midst of so much pain. We must not let them down. We must keep our children safe!!”

    Full Listening Session:

    This is the event Marco Rubio should have attended.

  309. Tina says:

    By all accounts, trump did quite well heading that meeting, He listened to all sides.

    Cnn, in contrast, had its own political agenda. Not letting students for 2a speak, or trying to alter their questions.

  310. Tina says:

    The sheriff needs to be remoced, he questioned dana’s claims about the 39 calls to the shooters house.

    Why would the sheriff deny that they missed the warnings?

  311. Tina says:

    Peter J. Hasson
    Peter J. Hasson
    Sheriff on CNN’s town hall just called it fake news that law enforcement made 39 visits to the shooter’s home. That number has been reported by, among other outlets, CNN. No fact-check from Tapper.

  312. Todd McCain says:

    Rubio had major cojones for going into the lions den and he did well by any standard.

    That “town hall” was largely scripted.

  313. Sheeple, Jr. says:

    There is now no difference between The Rush Limbaugh Show,3 hrs. a day during the workweek and CNN,24/7 all year long, except for the shows’ political views . CNN is no longer a news’ station,but a Liberal advocacy channel!

    Shooting Survivor: CNN Gave Me “Scripted Question” After Denying Question About Armed Guards

  314. Chicon says:

    US beats Canada in the men’s curling semis. On to the gold!

  315. Phil says:

    So, according to CNN, if you belong to the NRA you are now a murderer and support “hunting our children”.

    This isbsolute insanity. Good God.

  316. MichiganGuy says:

    President Trump:
    “I will be strongly pushing Comprehensive Background Checks with an emphasis on Mental Health. Raise age to 21 and end sale of Bump Stocks! Congress is in a mood to finally do something on this issue – I hope!”

  317. Tgca says:

    I saw clips from the CNN debate. These kids under stress were pawns used by CNN. This was not a conversation about school shooting and how to prevent it, it was an arena to lambast the NRA and the GOP and accuse innocent folks of accomplises to murder. Where were the folks who had a different view than this group think? I saw a few articles where students were willing to present a different viewpoint but were not given the opportunity. These shootings are more linked to mental health issues and violence kids are exposed to as children that desensitize them. I bet if you told these kids, and yes they are kids, that we will restrict guns but also raise the age limit to view movies or games with violence they would be howling in protest. It’s sad that they suffered what they did, but being a tool by some on the left will not solve this relatively newfound problem the last decade or so since many of these guns have been around decades without problems.

    This made me even more supportive of gun ownership. I have 2 semi-automatic hand guns, and I am a responsible gun owner and neither this or past or future instances will change my mind because the issue is beyond simple availability of hardware.

  318. NYCmike says:

    Age 21 is ludicrous, imho.

    Age 18 you can join the military, but you can’t own a gun when you come home?

    Age 18 you can vote in favor of, or against, the 2nd Amendment, but you can’t own a gun if you want to?

    Age 18 you can marry, have kids, own a home, but you can’t own a gun to defend your spouse, your kids, or your property?

  319. NYCmike says:

    “This made me even more supportive of gun ownership.”

    -I may follow the Fabulous one, and the A-Hole…..and sign up with the NRA.

  320. NYCmike says:

    “Why would Mueller do this?”

    -Like the animal that licks its private parts, Because he can?

  321. NYCmike says:


    Age 18 you can kill a “lump of cells” that is growing inside you, but you can’t own a gun to defend yourself from an attack on your person?

  322. jason says:

    CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelans reported losing on average 11 kilograms (24 lbs) in body weight last year and almost 90 percent now live in poverty, according to a new university study on the impact of a devastating economic crisis and food shortages.”

    Proud ObamaCON to defend his Marxist paradise to say losing weight is healthy for you in 3, 2, 1….

  323. Cash Cow TM says:



    Lots of politics involved…

    –D legislators block attempts to pass legislation to boost natural gas production in WV…so drilling companies doing MUCH more work in PA and OH now than WV.

    –D legislators sorta urging teachers and service personnel to walk out

    –D legislators doing lots of grandstanding and demagoging on the floor in last few weeks

    –R majority legislature did pass and R governor did just sign a multiyear pay increase for teachers of 2%, 1%, and 1% in next 3 years. All Ds (and I think 1 R) vote against that teacher pay increase saying it is not enough

    –legislature also passes various bills to pour in tens of millions more into state employee 9and teacher) health care system

    –State run health insurance board forced by legislature and governor to freeze plan that was going to require higher premiums and higher copays and higher deductibles for teachers and other state employees.

  324. jason says:

    Raising the age and banning bump stocks won’t solve anything.


  325. Tgca says:

    343 NYC

    I agree. It sickens me to see how the left and MSM are trying to get the kids to stand up and do their dirty work. Does anyone seriously believe that these kids organized these events on short notice while under stress on their own? This is an attempt to indoctrinate the children to do the dirty work by organized lefties. It’s like the Cultural Revolution organized by Mao to shore up dissent against certain groups in the 1960s.

    I think it will backfire because any politician that tries to do away with my 2nd Ammendme rights will not get my vote or a dime.

    I also urge folks to stop subsidizing those that want to take their rights away. Stop watching their shows and movies. Stop shopping at their stores. If you complain about the libs but subsidize their income, stop complaining about them.

  326. Cash Cow TM says:


    WV AG Patrick Morissey (one leading candidate for R nomination ot face Sen. Manchin in November) has ruled (correctly) that strike by teachers is illegal.

    This will tork off teachers and service personnel, they will be less likely to support Morrise and more likely to support Congressman Evan Jenkins in the R primary.

    Also…the Jenkins team is doing all kinds of Facebook ads and other things to slam Morrisey when he was a lobbyist is DC for big pharma companies who were pushing the prescribing of opiods…WV had a huge opiod problem….

    Also…Morissey has grown beard/mustache which makes him look like the KFC colonel…not the best look.
    On the State level, the Ds are using this whole teacher strike thing as a way to bloody Rs in the election this year and win back a key block of voters in November.

  327. NYCmike says:

    “CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelans reported losing on average 11 kilograms (24 lbs) in body weight last year and almost 90 percent now live in poverty, according to a new university study on the impact of a devastating economic crisis and food shortages.””

    -Michelle Obama’s Defeat Obesity program is thriving in Venezuela!

  328. NYCmike says:

    “Most important to me is….”

    -And if those 50%+ of the voting public who are “deadender” voters don’t do what I say, then I will take my ball and go home!

  329. MichiganGuy says:

    Billionaire Bill Gates has no idea how commoners spend their money

  330. NYCmike says:


    Good for him. He doesn’t have to have any idea about that. I hope to be like that in 20-30 years, or sooner.

  331. NYCmike says:

    Gates run for office? On what platform?

    Will he make us pay a licensing fee every year to retain our citizenship?

  332. NYCmike says:

    From Instapundit:

    “I have an idea: Trump should propose legislation that exactly replicates existing gun laws. Most people, including the vast majority of vocal gun-control supporters, would think he was proposing something new and draconian.”

  333. NYCmike says:

    -Dana Loesch sets them straight!

    The more airtime she gets, the more people will understand GUNS are NOT the issue.

  334. Bitterlaw says:

    I have lost 18 pounds since I started my job. Stress and nowhere to eat works great.

  335. mnw says:

    RRH is unusually RRH today.

  336. mnw says:

    RAS 48 today.

    The FL shooting is hurting Trump, I think.

    Because… life is unfair. (The only thing Jimmy Carter ever said that I liked, btw.)

  337. mnw says:

    I don’t give a rats adz about the legality of owning an AR-15 incidentally. Not something that engages my passions, any more than bump stocks did.

  338. Tgca says:

    359. Bitter

    I did not know Bitter was a chub ball. Good to know he’s focusing on slimming down in 2018. I bring my lunch daily to work and rarely go out to eat. Takes me about 15 minutes to prep in the AM. Bringing your lunch is generally healthier and controls your eating habits. Even if you get low cal food from local eateries near your work, they are often loaded with salt and sugar which help pack on the pounds. Self-prepared food is always the best way to go me thinks.

  339. Tgca says:

    I’m not a huge Rubio fan but I give him credit for attending and dealing with the left-tilting and sophomoric audience. I also think this will help his standing with many when more and more see how this was clearly a set-up to taunt and embarrass him. I’m glad he handled it well.

    There needs to be more of a focus on the gun laws did not fail but law enforcement and those with certain knowledge failed these students, and to be fair, not sure even if law enforcement talked to this kid ahead of time if that would make a difference for this crazy nut. However, at least it could have made it much more difficult for him to access the weapons.

  340. Messy57 says:

    358. They’re the ONLY ISSUE.

  341. Messy57 says:

    343. At 18 you cannot buy a beer or a whiskey. Good.

  342. Messy57 says:

    336. no it wasn’t.

    339. No, they just don’t think that mass shootings are newsworthy and don’t want to see people bitching about being shot at or losing loved ones.

  343. Messy57 says:

    275. Hillary’s people publicly bitched about it. There was nothing else they could do.

  344. NYCmike says:

    Still no comment by Messy57 on the NYC crime stats……tell us again how safe NYC was in the 70’s and 80’s, compared to NYC AFTER Rudy, a REPUBLICAN, took over.

  345. NYCmike says:

    “343. At 18 you cannot buy a beer or a whiskey. Good.”

    -Yup. College life is noticeably without alcohol these days………

  346. NYCmike says:


    Tell us how well those drinking laws are working…..

  347. NYCmike says:

    Student said that CNN gave him scripted question to ask, which he refused to do……Robbie to say he is a liar and a TRUMP CHUMP.

  348. Tina says:

    Cn and n would not do that.

    Disregard also Fake Flapper and his association with Hand Guns, Inc.

  349. Bitterlaw says:

    Tgca- I’m not a bear. I did not try to lose weight. It just came off. There was a deli across the street from my old office. I used to eat lunch. I refuse to bring my lunch from home so I just drink soda.

    Maybe I could write a book on my stress and soda diet.

  350. Tina says:

    I do not know about the script8ng, but the optics are horrible for cn and n.

    First, they booed a rape victim,

    Second, the crowd sais to burn dana loesch.

  351. NYCmike says:

    “I refuse to bring my lunch from home so I just drink soda.”

    -Put your pants on, like MD used to, and make that female HHR poster, Kim (from Ohio?) make your lunch!

  352. Redmen4ever says:

    Marist Poll … Looks like we’re down to one non-Russia hacked poll. Thank God, I mean, thank the universal force for the Quinnipiac Poll.