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Pritzker Leads Rauner By 18% in IL

It appears to be only being reported on Twitter currently, but the first new poll for the gubernatorial race in Illinois since the primary shows the incumbent Republican Governor well on his way to a resounding defeat in November.

Posted by Dave at 5:59 pm
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1,007 Responses to “Pritzker Leads Rauner By 18% in IL”

  1. Michael says:

    First

  2. dblaikie says:

    Bitter said, DB – I see your point but I do not believe in redemption. Once you do something hurtful or wrong you own it forever. I’m Irish. We never forgive or forget. At best, we decide whether there are reasons to keep somebody in our life.

    Hello Bitter, I do believe in redemption because if it isn’t true I am up the creek without a paddle. However, I do believe that when you do something wrong, you own the consequences for as long as they last. A good Biblical example, for both Jewish and Christian folks, is David’s multiple sins with Bathsheba. Yes God forgave him (Psalm 51 is wonderful) but the consequences were with him the rest of his life. In the end it wrecked havoc on his family with the revolt and death of Absalom.

    By the way I am Scot Irish on my Mother’s side. My grandfather was a Presbyterian Minister who was born in Belfast and immigrated to America before the First World War. The rest of me is Scottish.

  3. dblaikie says:

    Robbie needs to remember that he doesn’t know what is in the heart. How does he know what has happened with Trump since he came to know folks like Franklin Graham. How does he know what he has said to his children and wife about his past acts. Maybe he has learned some stuff that has deepened his soul since he talked with Frank Lunz. I for one, refuse to be judgmental especially about stuff that happened decades ago. So until I receive facts clearly showing otherwise I am going to believe the best about Donald Trump, in fact I would do that with anyone. How does the Good Book put it, “We look on the outward appearance only God can look into the heart.”

    And by the way Trump used to be a radical pro choice person. He said he changed through the example of a young boy who could of have been aborted. Because I am a radical pro life person, I view his actions in the appointment pro life, constitutional judges as, YES, redemptive.

  4. Tgca says:

    Cuatro Bebe! Cuatro!

  5. Tgca says:

    Jason says in last thread that Robbie has the character of a cockroach. I did not know cockroaches had character so all I can say is:

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=6ISEzLP4tsA

  6. Tgca says:

    David Hogg “No More” speech in DC. I totally agree.

    NO MORE HOGG!!!

  7. Tgca says:

    The Hogg singles out Rubio. $1 for every student in FL. That’s what he takes from NRA.

    He also noted that Democracy starts tomorrow. Are we changing from a Republic? Was that in the bill Trump signed? I missed that.

    He ends speech with I love you all and God Bless America. Oops! He just lost the left. You can’t be for God and expect support from the left. That’s really bad.

  8. Tina says:

    Please do not attack hogg.

    Thank you.

    More Hogg, not less.

  9. Robbie says:

    dblaikie says:
    March 24, 2018 at 6:44 pm
    Robbie needs to remember that he doesn’t know what is in the heart. How does he know what has happened with Trump since he came to know folks like Franklin Graham. How does he know what he has said to his children and wife about his past acts. Maybe he has learned some stuff that has deepened his soul since he talked with Frank Lunz. I for one, refuse to be judgmental especially about stuff that happened decades ago. So until I receive facts clearly showing otherwise I am going to believe the best about Donald Trump, in fact I would do that with anyone. How does the Good Book put it, “We look on the outward appearance only God can look into the heart.”
    And by the way Trump used to be a radical pro choice person. He said he changed through the example of a young boy who could of have been aborted. Because I am a radical pro life person, I view his actions in the appointment pro life, constitutional judges as, YES, redemptive.

    – If I can’t possibly know what is in Trump’s heart, how can you or anyone else know what’s in Trump’s heart?

    Trump has continued to act as president just as he acted in his time before he was president. In 2015, he told Frank Luntz he had not asked for forgiveness. As president, he has never acknowledged any mistakes. Everything is everyone else’s fault. If he can’t acknowledge mistakes, how can he ask for the forgiveness that redemption requires?

    Regardless, lets go back to your view naming good judges qualifies as a redemptive act for Trump. Again, I understand the reasoning behind those who support Trump’s presidency because of judges. It’s a totally legitimate reason to support him, but a redemptive act?

    Supporting Trump because he appoints good judges may be an “ends justify the means” argument, but I see no way it can be anything other than that. I have been totally supportive of Trump judicial picks from day 1. Check the archives if you don’t believe me. That said, redemption requires asking for forgiveness. Asking for forgiveness requires acknowledging improper behavior. There is no evidence Trump has ever acknowledged improper behavior.

    Rather than claim he’s found God, just say you’re glad he’s living up to the campaign promise that ultimately got him elected, appointing a conservative to the Supreme Court.

  10. Robbie says:

    Tina says:
    March 24, 2018 at 8:37 pm
    Please do not attack hogg.
    Thank you.
    More Hogg, not less.

    – Why are you so fixated on Hogg? Who cares what he says? He was shot at and had friends die in a terrible school shooting. He’s going through the grieving process and it’s not always pretty.

    Ignore him. About 99% of the country is as well. A few months from now it will be “Hogg who?”.

  11. Tina says:

    Hogg should ask if the sheriff deputy whomfailed to enter the school deserves redemption.

  12. Tina says:

    You should listen to hogg and not ignore him. Please stop attacking him.

    More Hogg.

  13. mnw says:

    I think the IL poll above sounds about right. Rauner decided he didn’t need no stinkin’ socons! Where the hell are they gonna go, anyway?

  14. Tina says:

    Breaking

    Saudi Arabia opens its air apace to Israel for the first time in 70 years as ties between the two countries strengthen.

  15. Bitterlaw says:

    Here is a window into my dark soul. I met my wife in 1990 in law school. We started dating as soon as school began. We graduated in 1993 and neither of us had a job so we had to move home. We did not know what the future held. A week after we went to our separate homes, she went out once with a guy she dated a few times in college.

    I was annoyed so I went on a revenge date with a girl I dated a few times in college. After that, we got back together, got married and have 2 children. That would be the end of it for normal people.

    When I lost my job last September, I had a lot of time to think. So I started thinking back to her one date. And thinking. This has spiraled into being consumed with the idea that she probably went out with him hoping to rekindle their relationship and marry him. As I said, they went out once. This was more than 24 years ago. He has been married as long as we have. That does not stop the thought that she settled for me and would have had a better life married to this Jewish lawyer. She told me I need to seek help because she never wanted to marry him and he was a jerk to her. I told her that I would have preferred that she picked up guys in bars that summer than go out with him.

    She has advised me to get over it. Since I have not, I’m venting here.

  16. Bitterlaw says:

    On a happier note, Loyola-Chicago advances to the Final Four. Sister Jean is a powerful team chaplain.

  17. Bitterlaw says:

    My wife just booked a trip to Rome in June. I assume she is taking me.

  18. Phil says:

    Hogg was shot at? Really, Robbie? No he wasn’t. Grieving process? So that’s what this is?

    Hey, everyone has a right to say whatever they want but to use “grieving” as an excuse for making an ass out of one’s self is a bridge too far. Shot at my ass. According to this moron we don’t have the gun control he longs for because we haven’t had a democracy. Who knew? LOL

  19. Bitterlaw says:

    How are things going, Phil?

  20. Phil says:

    Bitter, a little bit better the last week or two. My wife is a bit more comfortable and we are holding our own.

  21. MichiganGuy says:

    BL, if that is the worst thing you have done to hurt someone get over it. I know I and probably most people in here have done worse. Give it to God and let it go.

  22. Bitterlaw says:

    She hurt me. The problem is that my inability to get past this hurts her, too. I don’t blame her for seeing him. She took a chance to get somebody better. I already knew she was the best.

  23. Bitterlaw says:

    Good to hear, Phil. You are lucky to have her and she is lucky to have you.

  24. MichiganGuy says:

    Real Clear Politics released their first Senate ratings.
    .
    https://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2018/senate/2018_elections_senate_map.html
    ————————————————————————————————————————
    I don’t know why they have Indiana,Florida and West Virginia as open.

  25. MichiganGuy says:

    Real Clear Politics released their first House ratings.
    .
    https://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2018/house/2018_elections_house_map.html

  26. Tina says:

    Looks like trump got the money to build the wall through the military.

    It is a national defense issue given the number of illegals and deugs pouring into the country,

    Others say he cannot use military $ to do this.

    Time will tell…

  27. Diamond Jim says:

    For Walt:

    ERIC CLAPTON is an anagram of ‘narcoleptic.’
    THERESA MAY is an anagram of ‘share my tea’
    MEG RYAN is an anagram of ‘Germany.’
    BRITNEY SPEARS is an anagram of ‘Presbyterians’ (also ‘best in prayers’).
    PEPSI COLA is an anagram of ‘Episcopal’
    CLINT EASTWOOD is an anagram of ‘old west action’
    GEORGE WASHINGTON is an anagram of ‘War on? He gets going”

  28. Michael says:

    New Fox News poll is out. Gives the Dems +5 lead in the GCB, down from +15 in Oct. 2017.

    Presidential approval/disapproval 45/52

    The avg on RCP may be Dem +5.8
    Avg for Job Approval -10.3ish probably once added

  29. Michael says:

    What a bad argument.

    Democrats are saying this isn’t gerrymandering because the GOP would only gain one seat. Pffft. So they admit to gerrymandering.

    http://www.scotusblog.com/2018/03/argument-preview-second-time-term-justices-take-partisan-gerrymandering/

  30. Tina says:

    Devin Nunes: Robert Mueller is just an extension of what the FBI/DOJ tried to do to the Trump campaign. His investigation “is going nowhere fast.”

    Defund mulehead.

  31. Tina says:

    Breaking

    House Committee finds ties between russians and hillary campaign.

    Nunes

  32. Tgca says:

    Ties found between Russian and Hillary campaign? Really?

    I think that deserves a BOOM!

  33. Phil says:

    No boom because the MSM will ignore it.

  34. Tina says:

    Add 10 to all trumps number.

  35. jason says:

    dblaikie is talking morality with an amoral scumbag.

    Waste of time.

  36. Hugh says:

    Phil is right until one of these jerks get prosecuted. Then the dominos will fall. Mueller is a disaster. His top goal is to protect the doj and fbi. However let him finish the charade. After IG report use it as cover and start the second special prosecutor. My bet is that’s exactly what will happen.

  37. Wobbles says:

    Presidential approval/disapproval 45/52″

    Ok, that was the threshold.

    I officially now declare the GOP will hold the House.

    Sorry for my previous 2549 posts to the contrary.

  38. Tina says:

    Hugh, minor quibble. The 2nd prosecutor has started. He or she is outside dc. Sessions has mentioned this several times.

    I do not disagree with what you have written.

  39. Tina says:

    It is well past time to charge co edy and mccabe.

    To get maximum effect, and to trigger the jebots i to jumping off roofs, they need to perp walk both of them.

  40. jason says:

    dblaikie, I don’t know if Trump is a better person than he used to be. I don’t know if he has found any type of “redemption”.

    But I am pretty sure he has and always had more character than Hillary or Wobbie.

  41. Bitterlaw says:

    I went to dinner last night with my wife at a Mexican restaurant. I did this because she actually likes foods other than cheeseburgers. She had shrimp tacos. I did not want anything on the menu but got something with chicken that I did not really like.

    At the table next to ours, a couple was loudly discussing their excitement over the Dems taking over the House and comparing Trump to NK’s leader and agreeing that Trump was even crazier. I did not enjoy dinner very much. I have to admit that I could not help myself at one point and said loudly, “Order whatever you want. We are really doing well with the tax cut.” They were old so they may not have heard me.

  42. jason says:

    The 2nd prosecutor has started.”

    I am not convinced this is someone with the same powers Mueller has.

    If he does have them, does not seemed to have used them so far.

    But I hope you are right.

  43. Bitterlaw says:

    Adultery is either wrong or it is not, Evangelicals. I say it is wrong whether you voted for the person or not.

  44. Tina says:

    He or she has charging responsibilities. In fact it is better because that person is outside the dc bubble. Just look how mulehead has gone off reservation.

    Oig cannot charge, only refer.

    It makes sense that horowitz is working closely with that person.

  45. Tina says:

    We do not want a 2nd sp.

    But the rs need to defund mulehead.

  46. Tina says:

    The ig report is also not out, jason, I believe sessions indicated that this person outside dc has been in position for only a few months.

    It seems like mccabe, as an example, was interviewed several times.

    He lied because he was distracted you know..

  47. Tina says:

    The soros, dnc march for libs, was projected to have 1million in attendance.

    Then, the oreliminary number was 500,000.

    Now cbs reports 200,000.

    Tiny.

  48. jason says:

    Bitter, drop the 24-year issue, you are probably wrong about what your wife was thinking at the time and even if you are right events have long rendered it irrelevant. Think of it as a poll taken in 1991, a snapshot in time, no longer germane to anything in politics now.

    I sometimes agonize about medical decisions I made with my parents. I was relieved that I had found a doctor that said my father did not need aggressive chemotherapy, but later another doctor told me aggressive chemo earlier would have cured him because when he did it a few years later he was almost cured. With my mom I also feel I shortened her life by making a wrong decision about her treatment. The fact I made decisions based on the information available and the best of intentions does not seem to comfort me.

    In your case, things worked out as best you could envision. Be grateful.

  49. jason says:

    Then, the oreliminary number was 500,000.

    Now cbs reports 200,000.”

    The MSM will inflate the numbers in the same proportion they deflated Trump’s inauguration numbers.

    Book it.

  50. lisab says:

    well that eacalated quickly
    ———————————-

    Police say a 37-year-old man was far from lovin’ it when workers at a McDonald’s restaurant in Oregon refused to make him 30 double cheeseburgers and tried to destroy the golden arches.

    The Sutherlin Police Department says he also grabbed a person’s shirt and that a witness afraid for that person’s life pulled out a gun.

  51. chicon says:

    Bitter – regarding you wife’s post-law school date. I have a suggestion for you. See if you can list the potential reasons any woman would go on a date. Then do a list of reasons your wife would do so with this guy. There are many, but you’ve decided that one of them must be true. The one you’ve chosen is the most hurtful to you. It is just as possible she was trying to prod you into action, or simply wanted something to do. Why do you think you’ve chosen the option you did?

    Should you choose to see someone, I’d suggest answering that question. The goal would be to learn about your patterns of thinking and to learn ways to counter them. Patterns of thinking lead us to act a certain way, sometimes to our own detriment. It is not an easy process, but it would be worth the effort.

    Anyway, you’re a full grown adult who can make his own choices, so pardon my intrusion. I wish you well either way.

  52. lisab says:

    See if you can list the potential reasons any woman would go on a date.
    ————————————

    hmmmmmmmmmmm …

    #1 to rekindle a romance and marry the guy
    #2 revenge
    #3 free dinner — and out of ramen noodles
    #4 only reruns on tv
    #5 make an ex jealous

  53. chicon says:

    50 – I’ve had similar recently with a brother and my dad, Jason. To a lesser degree, I’ve also had similar situations recently with dogs. Hindsight is rough sometimes, even if we did the best we could with the info we had at the time.

  54. lisab says:

    Gun enthusiasts publishing videos to Pornhub amid YouTube crackdown

  55. chicon says:

    54 – moved back in with mom and dad after law school, and bored to death. Loves the restaurant.

  56. lisab says:

    Transgender Proudly Admits to Drugging Attendees at Conservative Conference

    A transgender woman claimed to be drugging attendees of a conservative conference in Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday morning.

    The biological male and an alleged Starbucks employee — identified on Twitter as “Lauren” — claimed to be slipping estrogen pills into the drinks of unsuspecting customers at the conference.

    “I love my job at the phoenix convention center starbucks and i love slipping my spare estradiol pills in the coffee of anyone wearing a #WesternConservativeConference lanyard,” Lauren tweeted.

  57. lisab says:

    moved back in with mom and dad after law school, and bored to death. Loves the restaurant
    ——————————

    man who asked me out does not wear sweatervests, unlike last boyfriend

  58. chicon says:

    Regarding the Illinois poll, I question 24% undecided or other. This state has been at political war between the Speaker of the House, Mike Madigan, and Rauner for his entire term. Lots of time without a budget, and serious financial problems. Hard to believe that many don’t have an opinion at this point.

    That said, I think Rauner is indeed far behind. He needed to retain every voter from last time to have a chance. He decided to antagonize Republicans.

  59. lisab says:

    current date doesn’t dwell on something that happened to him in cub scouts

  60. chicon says:

    I’ve met Rauner briefly a couple times. He was polite, but he is somewhat awkward in inter-personal activity. Just a little odd. I know several people who are more familiar with him. They suggest he’s just a hard person to actually get to know. He’s rich, though….

  61. chicon says:

    Apparently, the forecast calls for Stormy weather around 7:00 Eastern time tonight.

  62. NYCmike says:

    Oh Lord, think a little bit please!!

    Bitters wife is Jewish. She is living at home. Parents ask her about that nice Jewish boy she used to date, while surrepticiously sending a note to the boys mother that their daughter is home from school and single.

    Bitters wife, in a bid to keep her parents house manageable, Goes out for a free meal and nice conversation, all the time thinking “I hope a green-jacketed-wise-ass comes walking thru the door to save me!”.

  63. lisab says:

    “I hope a green-jacketed-wise-ass comes walking thru the door to save me!”.
    ——————–

    the one in the sweater?

  64. Bitterlaw says:

    Jason – Before my Aunt lost her capacity to make decisions for herself, she made a living will. I had power of attorney for her. She told me that if she became too ill that she did not to be kept alive through extraordinary measures. She trusted me to honor it. She said my dad and brother would keep her alive no matter what. I guess I am the family executioner.

    When she developed pneumonia and became unconscious, I told the doctor to stop the antibiotics and let her go. 24 hours later, she died. My decision killed her. I do not regret it

    You did what you could for your parents. Aggressive chemo may not have saved your dad but it would have increased his suffering.

  65. Mr.Vito says:

    “…she went out once with a guy she dated a few times in college.”

    Probably she was getting really serious about you and wanted to see if you were the one. She went out with someone she had some feelings for and probably thought about you the whole time.

    When I used to go out with MD, I was always thinking about you.

  66. Mr.Vito says:

    No one has a better life with a Jewish lawyer… just better finances.

    ZING!

  67. Bitterlaw says:

    Mr. Vito – MD always said you were the deepest A-hole.

  68. Bitterlaw says:

    https://www.motherjones.com/environment/2018/03/15-years-of-collecting-rhino-semen-is-finally-paying-off/

    Zzzzzzzz. Tgca has been collecting….no. It would be wrong to finish that joke.

  69. Michael says:

    Trump’s Approval/Disapproval down to 42.1/53.3 (-11.2)

    If Rasmussen starts off with a better than -6 poll, which is possible it seems to be moving to the better end of the cycle now, then we could see Trump have the best average since Sept. 24th where it was 41.7/52.4 (-10.7).

    I don’t know why it has closed up, probably because he isn’t saying too much. Whatever works.

  70. BayernFan says:

    After Stormy tonight, Trumps numbers will improve.

  71. Bitterlaw says:

    BF – Stormy is not hot at all. I disapprove of Trump’s weak choice.

  72. chicon says:

    Bitter – how long ago was Trump “entwined” with Stormy? Perhaps she hasn’t aged well?

  73. Bitterlaw says:

    She must have had a tough 10 years since they parted.

  74. Mr.Vito says:

    I’m sure it will be the height of journalism…

    Question 1: Does Trump have a torpedo or a dinghy?

    Question 2: Did Trump ever ask you to pee on him?

    and so on…

  75. Mr.Vito says:

    They should get Matt Lauer to the interview.

  76. Mr.Vito says:

    As usual, I won’t be watching television anyway…

  77. Messy57 says:

    33. Tina allegedly quoting Nunes. Suuuuure.

  78. Bitterlaw says:

    Nova rolls on. Next up is Duke or Kansas.

    DW should start breaking down the Final Four

    teams by 8:00.

  79. Michael says:

    Stormy Daniels honestly does nothing for me on the news or if she were with me in person.

  80. Bitterlaw says:

    That might have something to do with being gay. Or she’s not hot. Her fake chest is a turn off to me.

  81. Bitterlaw says:

    I am not a Duke or Kansas fan. However, I think Villanova would have a better change against so I will cheer them on. I also prefer elitist private schools over state schools.

  82. Bitterlaw says:

    Better chance against Duke

  83. BayernFan says:

    She was pretty good back in the day. She’s trending now of course on the main porn sites which is her goal. MILFS are a dime a dozen now and she’s trying to break through a little. Maybe as a GILF?

  84. janz says:

    #43 I really got a chuckle from your Mexican restaurant comments regarding “tax cuts.”

  85. Bitterlaw says:

    Stormy also writes and directs her movies. They write p0rn movies? Beyond “I’m here to fix the copier,” it does not seem to require much writing.

  86. Bitterlaw says:

    They did it once. Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.

  87. Tina says:

    There is a transcript in muh stormy.

    Her attorney is a drat operative.

    Claims one sexual encounter, unprotective. Red flag since trump is a germ freak and stormy is a porn star.

    Denied it several times, including three times in writing.

    This is sheot and even if true, who cares.

  88. BayernFan says:

    She’s 37….. looks 45

  89. BayernFan says:

    She’s coming off real bad here so far.

  90. Bitterlaw says:

    I think the story is true AND I don’t care.

    I also do not believe for a second that Trump is anything but an adulterous dirtbag.

  91. Tina says:

    This is a disaster for stormy,

    Cohen will prevail,and they will get the $20 million,

    Her attorney operarive is way over matched.

  92. Bitterlaw says:

    As a girl in college once said, “All cats are gray in the dark” but she is a pretty worn out cat.

  93. Tina says:

    Anderson 360. cooper appears to be providing a fair and balanced interview.

    But ahe is not sympathetic and coming across as a liae.

  94. Tina says:

    Liar.

  95. Tina says:

    Several oral statements denyng it and 3 written statement

  96. Bitterlaw says:

    I don’t know, Tina. Why have a non-disclosure agreement if there is nothing to disclose?

    The only way to try to enforce a non-disclosure agreement is to admit that there was a non-disclosure agreement. Then the lawyers go into days of depositions that nobody wants to endure.

  97. Tina says:

    both her and her lawyah are not credible. ,

  98. Tina says:

    They are comparing hogg to hitler or hitler yoot.

    This is offensive.

    Mor hogg, not less.

  99. BayernFan says:

    She’s an extortionist. Tell her and her lawyer to piss up a rope.

  100. Phil says:

    I agree completely with bitter.

    I absolutely believe she had an affair with Trump I don’t care and don’t believe a lot of others care either. – and yes, Trump is a sorry excuse for a person.

    All can be true.

    The only person who deserves sympathy here is Trump’s wife. She doesn’t deserve to be humiliated like this.

  101. Tina says:

    This is a disaster for stormy

    She is smiling at inappropriate times,

  102. Bitterlaw says:

    Extortion works better when you don’t go on 60 Minutes.

  103. Tina says:

    She has little to no credibility since she admits in the interview to lying,

    Anyway, at the same time she states it was consentual.

    If she took money, then she needs to return it. I wonder why ac 360 never asked that.

    I also wonder whynac 360 did not ask for details about his bits.

  104. Tina says:

    Sounds like an extortion or theft issue.

  105. Bitterlaw says:

    Trump has 2 options:

    1. Say, “I nailed her for free.” And never talk about it again.

    2. Say, “I didn’t nail her.” And never talk about it again.

  106. BayernFan says:

    Stormy done already? It’s about a basketball player now?

  107. Tina says:

    Assuming that she is truthful, i do not care. This is a personal matter between him and the first lady,

    But this reaks of politics and stormys attorney is a political operative no matter what he states,

    This interview does not help her or the lawyah,

  108. Tina says:

    Look for cohen to take $20 million from stormy.

  109. Tina says:

    Michael Avenatti: I haven’t done anything in politics in over 20 years.

    Anderson Cooper: But this is not the usual case you take on. You were a former Democratic operative. And you’re talking about deposing the president. That sounds political.”

    Michael Avenatti: No, it sounds righteous.

    Jebot casting.

  110. BayernFan says:

    Think he’ll tweet?

  111. Tina says:

    It sounds righteous,

    No way is stormy oaying him.

    Wished ac 360 asked who is paying him?

    All we needed was to swap out ac 360 and have mayhem kelly do the interview.

    The freak show woukd have been a freakier show,

  112. Tina says:

    He wont tweet about muh stormy,
    Lthere is no need.

    Especiallynafter this debacle.

  113. Bitterlaw says:

    I think Anderson Cooper conducted fair interviews with all involved.

  114. Tina says:

    I cannot get past her lies, her facial expressions, and her statement that he, they used no protection,

    She is a walking std.

  115. Bitterlaw says:

    Her lawyer is getting free publicity. I doubt he is being paid by anybody. Yet.

  116. BayernFan says:

    People are gonna say “is that it?”

  117. Tina says:

    https://mobile.twitter.com/RepMarkMeadows/status/978030608235614210/photo/2

    Breaking. Pete the cheat and the mistress texts.

    Need comedy to interfere in the 2016 election…

    Omg.

  118. Tina says:

    No doubt that the va head, an obama appointee is gone soon.

    Maybe, even his cos. High burnout rates in that position,

    But the cos is doing a way better job.

  119. Tina says:

    Conversation
    Mark Meadows
    Mark Meadows
    @RepMarkMeadows
    New July 2016 texts between Peter Strzok and Lisa Page show a troubling reference to former FBI Director James Comey potentially intervening in the 2016 election

  120. Tina says:

    Pete the cheat and the mistress are the gifts that keep on giving,

    Ever since the texts came out, mulehead has gotten iff tracks.

    Leaking like a sieve.

    Indicting foreigners who will never be prosecuted,

    Having a critical witnesss, a pedo, flee.

    Having another witness go mental on tv.

    Not good.

  121. Tina says:

    HowardKurtz
    @HowardKurtz
    I’m not saying Stormy Daniels lied about one-time sexual encounter, but she didn’t produce evidence of threats or hush money on 60 Minutes

  122. Tina says:

    Brandon
    Brandon
    @brandongroeny
    ·
    1h
    Current icons in the Democratic Party:

    -David Hogg (17 year old)
    -Hillary Clinton (professional loser)
    -Jimmy Kimmel (fake crying comedian)
    -Maxine Waters (low IQ)
    -Stormy Daniels (porn star)

    The Democratic Party is a joke.

  123. Tina says:

    Matt Mackowiak
    Matt Mackowiak
    @MattMackowiak
    ·
    1h
    Duke-Kansas > Stormy Daniels

  124. lisab says:

    i do not care if he had sex with stormy

    but UNPROTECTED sex with stormy?!!!!!

    i would have hoped he used lysol and a hazmat suit.

    seriously, if he did have sex with her without a condom, he is even more foolish than i thought

  125. Bitterlaw says:

    Uh oh. A new doctor on The Walking Dead. They don’t live long.

  126. Mr.Vito says:

    Sounds like the only allegation, from what I’ve heard here, is that Trump’s junk is still in working order.

    Is it Russian collusion?

  127. Tina says:

    Reports are that stormy was quite high.

  128. Mr.Vito says:

    Did she at least sing ‘Happy birthday, Mr. President’ or something?

  129. Mr.Vito says:

    Did she come out in a blue dress?

  130. Mr.Vito says:

    Did she pop out of a blue dress?

  131. Mr.Vito says:

    Any golf clubs flung into the back of any rear SUV windows?

  132. Mr.Vito says:

    Did Springer show up and throw a chair at Geraldo?

  133. MichiganGuy says:

    BREAKING……PHOTO SURFACES of Trump With Porn Stars……..OH WAIT!!
    .
    https://twitter.com/atensnut/status/977882450482298880

  134. MichiganGuy says:

    Kaniela Ing:

    Zuckerberg “bought 700 acres of beachfront land in my home state of Hawaii. He built a wall around the property and then tried to force hundreds of Native Hawaiians to forfeit their gathering rights to the land by suing them.”
    .
    https://www.buzzfeed.com/kanielaing/we-beat-zuckerberg-in-hawaii-we-can-beat-him-in-dc?utm_term=.nu6ywRg2X#.xtG8ka0LG

  135. Tgca says:

    70 Bitter

    I’ll finish the statement for you.

    Tgca has been storing semen for years to populate the world with a bunch of baby Tgca. The world will be totally FABULOUS in about 25 years. Just you wait and see.

  136. Tina says:

    Thats it.

    Somebidy get the veeagara.

  137. Wes says:

    Show of hands for anyone who actually cares if Trump has ever nailed a porn star.

    I know I don’t care.

  138. Phil says:

    I see Robbie’s hand up.

    That’s about it.

  139. Tina says:

    Jebot hands are up.

  140. Mr.Vito says:

    She dilated her pupils to match her vajayjay.

  141. Tina says:

    Question

    Who was more under the influence?

    Stormy or Don Lemon?

  142. janz says:

    I had no interest in watching 60 minutes tonight. However, I enjoyed the posted comments of those who did manage to see it. IMO, there’s a lot more important stuff going on in the world today than rehashing a 10 year affair with a porn actress. Also, like others here, my empathy goes to Melania having to publicly endure an airing of her husband’s gross infidelity.

  143. Tina says:

    Do not worry, the jebots like pd the oart about stormys lawyah encouraging Mulehead to look into the payment.

    Hopefully swampstein halts mulehead.

  144. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    Bitterlaw says: “I think the story is true AND I don’t care. I also do not believe for a second that Trump is anything but an adulterous dirtbag.”

    Totally agree. No need to say anything more.

  145. MichiganGuy says:

    This is an interesting thread. Supposedly, Trump gives Saudi Arabia the green light to attack Iran. The mullahs will be gone by September. U.S. Navy destroyed North Korea’s nuclear capabilities. “Before the midterms, I think we’re going to learn a hell of a lot about Democrat criminality.

    On a level that nobody anticipated.”
    .
    https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/977675042753470465.html
    ————————————————————————————————————
    Pie in the sky theory?

  146. Tina says:

    Adderol?

    Coccaine?

    Gooefully, the lawyah drove her home.

  147. MichiganGuy says:

    ‘I Went Through Hell’: Former FBI Agent Says Andrew McCabe ‘Targeted’, ‘Slandered’ Her
    .
    http://insider.foxnews.com/2018/03/25/fbi-agent-says-andrew-mccabe-targeted-her-over-sexual-harassment-suit

  148. Tina says:

    Mccabe also said that he lied because he was distracted and confused.

  149. lisab says:

    Pie in the sky theory?
    ————————-

    yes …

    saudi can maybe defend itself against iran, it cannot take out iran

    although it is likely that nk’s nuke program had a bad accident or four … there is no way for the usa to be sure how many nukes they have or where … even one would destroy seoul … the nk’s know this, and they know we cannot be sure, and we would not test this by attacking nk

  150. NYCmike says:

    “Pie in the sky theory?”

    -I think I may side with Robbie on this one……. 🙂

  151. mnw says:

    In post 140, Wes called for a show of hands of those who care about Stormy.

    My hand is not raised.

    Stormy has discovered you can make more money going on TV and talking about sex than you can engaging in it, & there’s a lot less wear and tear too.

  152. Redmen4ever says:

    Stormy Daniels lowers the average score of Donald’s conquests. He still is miles ahead of Bill Clinton and Tiger Woods, and Derek Jeter is remains #1 by far.

  153. Bitterlaw says:

    Stormy is a 6. The implants lower her score.

  154. Tina says:

    Stormy is still sky high this Am.

  155. Bitterlaw says:

    MD can rejoice.

    http://www.philly.com/philly/news/politics/rep-ryan-costello-wont-seek-reelection-boosting-dem-opportunity-20180325.html

    He hates his Representative for not doing enough to help Obamacare.

  156. Tina says:

    60 russians exelle by president trump in response to what happened in England.

    lets hope the i telligence was good on this since Pm May is an idiot.

  157. Tina says:

    http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/pulse-orlando-nightclub-shooting/os-noor-salman-pulse-trial-day-16-story.html

    Pulse nightclub news. Looks like the killers dad was an fbi informant,

    He attended the her thighness rally.

  158. Messy57 says:

    161. The intelligence was good.

    BTW, this is more standard Right wing action:http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2018/03/some-conservatives-are-sharing-a-fake-photo-of-emma-gonzalez.html

  159. NYCmike says:

    “BTW, this is more standard Right wing action”

    -Heh.

  160. Tina says:

    The expulsion and the closure of the seattle consulate office marks the true russian reset, when compared to hillary who had russian ties in her campaign, and the obumbler, who whispered, let me be re elected, and i will have greater flexibility.

  161. NYCmike says:

    “161. The intelligence was good.”

    -And you know this how?

  162. Tina says:

    Yeah, i am sure joe citixzen can use the same line when questioned by the fbi,

    Mccabe got caught. It is a criminal matter,

    He was a fixer for Hillary.

  163. NYCmike says:

    I do note that Messy57 did not object to Tina saying “since Pm May is an idiot.”

    That means we agree on something.

    Common ground b4 9:30 A.M.

    Good day!

  164. Tina says:

    I guess you can compare mccabe to flynn,

    The only difference is that the fbi deter ined that flynn was not lying, but he was charged for lying, even though he was doing his job.

    Investigators determined mccabe lied, but he has not been charget yet criminalky.

    So, yeah a difference

  165. NYCmike says:

    https://stream.org/the-ignored-correlation-between-fatherlessness-and-mass-shooters/

    -Posted this link for several reasons:

    1) I believe it to be true.

    2) Not sure if many of you have heard of Jordan Peterson, a Canadian who has been dealing with several fights against Leftists/Marxists/Canadian Government – he speaks eloquently about the need for men to grow up and be responsible.

    3) the picture of the kid hugging his Dad makes me smile!

  166. DW says:

    Several weeks ago I posted my plan for changing the NCAA tournament from a 68 team field to a 128 team field, and only adding 1 day in the length of the event, by doubling the number of regions from four to eight, and the event at the end would change from ‘The Final Four’ to ‘The Final Eight.’

    Another plan would be to simply add ONE additional region, so there would be five regions, 5 seedings of 1 through 16. The field starts with 80 teams–a nice round number. Under this plan, at the end of the first round there would be 40 teams left. After the end of the second round 20 teams. The third round reduces to the ‘Terrific Ten.’ Then each of the five regions play the game for the regional winner.

    With the five teams left, the bottom two teams based on original seeding play one play-in game to advance to the Final Four. This game would be played on the Tuesday night before the Final Four weekend–this would be great because there is always a lull right then, and this game would keep the excitement going leading up to the Final Four.

    How much more exciting to have ONE play in game between the regional finals weekend and the final four instead of four play-in games before the tournament starts.

  167. Tina says:

    No jebot mentioning muh stormy.

    You know why.

  168. Tina says:

    Market up nearly 500 points.

  169. Sheeple, Jr. says:

    The AP reports that FL Governor Rick Scott will make a major announcement on April 9th.
    The conventional speculation is that he will announce for the Senate.

  170. Messy57 says:

    profit-taking. Always happens.

  171. Tina says:

    Mateen paid as an fbi informant during the reigns of mulehead and Comedy. Mateen also got a front row seat to a her thighness campaign appearance.

    https://mobile.twitter.com/ggreenwald/status/978231103684259841/photo/1

  172. Tina says:

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  173. Bitterlaw says:

    DW – if you want 128 teams, why not just have a round where 1 plays 32, 2 plays 31…….The 16/17 game would be intense!

    Or play the NIT on a schedule that allows that Tournament winner to get the final slot in the NCAA field.

    Please predict the remaining 3 games for me. I would like a Jay Wright-Sister Jean final.

  174. Cash Cow TM says:

    Well, I see Can’s Ass beat Duke…

    …explains why Walt is moping around.

  175. Cash Cow TM says:

    Did Trump make a comment about Stormy Daniels?

    Did he say “fake news! Fake boobs?”

  176. Tina says:

    WSJ BREAKING: China and the U.S. have quietly started negotiating to improve U.S. access to Chinese markets, after a week filled with harsh words from both sides over Washington’s threat to use tariffs to address trade imbalances. https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-china-quietly-seek-trade-solutions-after-days-of-loud-threats-1522018524 … via @WSJ

    Looks like a settlement to muh trade war.

  177. DW says:

    179 – ” if you want 128 teams, why not just have a round where 1 plays 32, 2 plays 31…….The 16/17 game would be intense!”

    Because of scheduling. I read an article sometime back that indicated the difficulty trying to make this happen. But the logistics problem could be removed if the number of regions was doubled to 8.

    Final Four predictions:

    Michigan will beat Loyola-Chi
    Villanova will defeat Kansas

    Villanova defeats Michigan.

  178. MichiganGuy says:

    “A report released Monday suggests Democrats might have to temper their enthusiasm about climbing back to power during this year’s midterm elections.

    To win a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives, Democrats would need a tremendous electoral wave not seen in more than 40 years to overcome Republican advantages from gerrymandered districts in key states, according to an analysis from the Brennan Center for Justice.

    The report projects that Democrats would need to win the national popular vote for congressional districts by a nearly 11 percentage point margin over Republicans to gain more than the roughly two dozen seats they need to flip control of the Republican-led chamber.”
    .
    https://apnews.com/b2318b42727449bf93eda01883f717fa/Report:-Democrats-would-need-huge-wave-to-win-US-House
    ——————————————————————————————————————
    So, according to The Brennan Center the democrats need a 11% point margin over Republicans to take back the House. Right now the RCP average is Democrats +5.8 Hmmm Robbie better pray harder. lol

  179. MichiganGuy says:

    Hawaii Governor Primary:
    .
    Democrat
    .
    Rep Hanabusa 47%
    Gov Ige 27%
    Former State Senator Hee 11%
    .
    Republican
    .
    Former State Sen. Carroll 40%
    State Rep. Tupola 28%
    .
    Star-Advertiser Poll
    .
    http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/37805631/new-poll-hints-that-iges-time-as-governor-may-be-coming-to-a-close

  180. Bitterlaw says:

    There is a national Congressional popular vote? Who knew?

    The Dems need to win enough districts by 1 vote to seize control. The national vote total for all seats is is irrelevant.

  181. MichiganGuy says:

    Ohio
    .
    Senate GE:
    .
    Sen. Brown (D) 52%
    Rep. Renacci (R) 38%
    .
    Governor GE:
    .
    DeWine (R) 47%
    Cordray (D) 39%,
    .
    Dewine (R) 51%
    Kucinich (D) 38%
    .
    SurveyUSA Poll
    .
    http://www.surveyusa.com/client/PollReport.aspx?g=b21c66fb-ba89-4b8c-9171-30457f6997d2

  182. Tgca says:

    You guys have to see this interview of gun protestors. Some had some valid objections but most were way out there. A few of my favorites paraphrased for brevity:

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=GCHSSdjcnow&feature=youtu.be


    Look at me, I have tattoos all over my face. I’m irresponsible so I don’t need to own a gun.

    If you can own a gun, then why not a nuclear weapon?

    Schools need to be a safe zone through policy and not fear rather than arming folks to protect schools but banks and airports should have armed security to keep it a safe zone…and also schools should have cops with guns to make it safe zone but we should not make schools feel like prison with armed personnel. Huh?

    An 18 year-old can disarm a teacher and take their gun away. Huh?

    All guns should be banned even hand guns.

    When told vast majority of gun violence is by hand guns and not automatic weapons or rifles, the response was “ that’s a bummer.”

    If someone broke in your house and had a gun you should be able to protect yourself with gun, right? “Nope. I should never have a gun and should never shoot anyone.”

    If you believe the Constitution allows you to kill people then people think it’s OK to kill. That’s not right. It’s like the Bible, people interpret it their own way. Huh?

    NRA is a terrorist organization just like ISIS and other radical Islamic terrorist groups.

    Australian banned guns and no shootings now so if it can be done there, it can be done in the US. Hmmm…

    Donald Trump is worst than Hitler

    F*ck Donald Trump

    Impeach Donald Trump

    Trump colluded with Russia and stole the election.

    Blah. Blah. Blah.

  183. DW says:

    Bitterlaw says:
    March 26, 2018 at 11:37 am
    There is a national Congressional popular vote? Who knew?
    The Dems need to win enough districts by 1 vote to seize control. The national vote total for all seats is is irrelevant.

    No one is saying its a perfect measurement tool, but its what we have. I am thinking this year it can be warped if Dem intensity is proportionally greater in heavily Dem urban districts–seats they win anyway. If this is the case it could mean the GOP could over perform in some contested seats.

    I am looking forward to getting some individual house race polling.

  184. Phil says:

    I think Democrats will win back the House by the narrowest of margins. They need to flip 23 seats and even giving them 4 each in California and Pennsylvania (the Pennsylvania court coup) they are 15 short. I’ve looked at the other seats in play and I currently have them at a +21 total just short of what they need. There are always some surprises and I believe they will pick up another 3 to 5 of those type seats (given the generic ballot polling) putting them just over what they need.

    It wouldn’t surprise me at all to see the new House something like 219 – 216.

    You know what would be funny? The House is Dem 218-217 and Lamb has to decide whether he is indeed not going to support Pelosi for Speaker. I’d laugh my ass off. Anyone have any doubt whatsoever what that fraud would do? Anyone? LOL

  185. Tgca says:

    I guess as an NRA member, I’m a terrorist now.

    What kind of terrorist am I? Hmmm…

    I am part Irish to a small extent so maybe I’m an IRA terrorist. I’ve never been to Ireland or the UK but I did have Baileys Irish Cream a few times and I skipped school to go see the St. Patty’s Day parade in NYC once…and I’m a Catholic who attended mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in NYC often. Hmmm…

    …or maybe because I’m 50% PR. I’m part of the FALN terrorist group but I don’t remember bombing vehicles and killing cops in the 70s and 80s…but I did have toy green soldiers and a broken down GI Joe action figure. Hmmm…

    I’m a gay dude so maybe I’m part of that shadow Gay Mafia you keep hearing about that work in the background to thwart The Breeders. After all, I lived in San Francisco and went clubbing in bars where suspicious gay characters congregate. Hmmm…

  186. Tgca says:

    Perfect measurement tool? What is DW talking about? I want in on this conversation.

  187. Phil says:

    Obama gives speech and talks about creating up to a million new Barak and Michelle Obamas.

    Terrific. Just what we were all hoping for.

  188. jason says:

    The MSM has promoted Storm from porn star and hooker to “Adult Film Ster”.

  189. jason says:

    Stormy

  190. jason says:

    “Eagles of Death Metal’s Jesse Hughes, a survivor of a mass-shooting incident, called the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School “disgusting vile abusers of the dead” for participating in the March for Our Lives protest.”

  191. Phil says:

    Sign at march this weekend.

    Arms Are For Hugging

    LOL Some really deep thoughts from the left.

  192. Tina says:

    I want a million Hillarys.

    Jebot

  193. NYCmike says:

    “Obama gives speech and talks about creating up to a million new Barak and Michelle Obamas.”

    -These 2 must have to put double-sized doors into every room in their house…..

  194. NYCmike says:

    CC

  195. Tina says:

    Valerie Jarret makes an appearrance at the rally that fell well short of 500,000.

  196. MichiganGuy says:

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 52% of likely voters believe when most reporters write or talk about the president, they are trying to block him from passing his agenda, up from 44% a year ago and 47% in August.
    .
    https://www.peoplespunditdaily.com/polls/2018/03/26/more-voters-think-media-block-trump/

  197. Tina says:

    So, high storm does not even report the person who threatened her and her child?

    This part is not credible, in addition to her statement that the germ freak President did not use a condom. She is a walking std, or worse an hiv carrier potentially.

  198. NYCmike says:

    “This part is not credible, in addition to her statement that the germ freak President did not use a condom. She is a walking std, or worse an hiv carrier potentially.”

    -Is this correct?

    Every article written about the Adult Entertainment business always mentions how often they are tested.

    I am inclined to believe this as their is lots of $$$ to be made, and I would think they want to make sure they make it before they get to Stormy’s age, so it would make sense to be vigilant at a young age.

  199. Tina says:

    It onky became regukated in ca years ago with the frequent testing. But in ca, there is still no condom requirment.

    Doubtful that he would go near that without protection.

  200. Tina says:

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1892037/

    Maybe your question is answered here, nyc.
    It appears that there were minimal regs in place back in 2006.

  201. Bitterlaw says:

    California p0rn regs? I love this place.

  202. NYCmike says:

    Thanks Tina.

    Hey, you busy tonight?

    :0

  203. Tina says:

    Robert Barnes
    Robert Barnes
    @Barnes_Law
    “Avenatti chose to file the #StormyDaniels suit publicly even thought the suit disclosed confidential information, rather than under seal. By doing so, Avenatti exposed #StormyDaniels to a $20M judgment.” Most expensive “exposure” ever for the porn star? (link: http://bit.ly/2pGq9rc) bit.ly/2pGq9rc
    Law & Crime
    @lawcrimenews

  204. NYCmike says:

    🙂

  205. Tina says:

    High Storms lawyer is overmatched and a political hack.

  206. Tina says:

    Cohens lawyer files cease and desist,

    By coming up with the bogus story that she was threatened she implicates or suggests Cohen was the person who threatened her and her young child.

    I cannot understand why she never reported the person who made those threats to the authorities.

  207. NYCmike says:

    Newsflash (Still working on story):

    Pulse shooter was NOT locked up in 2013 because his father had been an FBI informant (shades of Whitey Bulger in Boston, under Robert Mueller).

  208. Bitterlaw says:

    Tina – At least Trump can now admit there was an agreement. All sides would be better off dropping the whole mess.

  209. NYCmike says:

    Has Trump tweeted about Stormy at all? Ever?

  210. Tina says:

    Bl, i really do not care about this and what he did or did not do,

    Her story is not adding up in those specific areas. A sharper reporter would have asked about why she did not go to authoties about the person who threatened her child.

  211. Tina says:

    And her lawyah wants mulehead to investigate this too.

  212. Bitterlaw says:

    Cooper did ask why she did not report it. She said she was afraid to report it. You can believe that or not but she was asked. I watched the interview.

  213. Tgca says:

    I am sorry. This woman is a ho and a publicity seeker. She has already tried to capitalize on this for her business. Let’s not forget her “Make America Horny Again” tour.

    So Trump slammed her, big deal! He did not do it while serving as POTUS, as has been the case with numerous presidents all the way back to Jefferson. Did Trump use bad judgment? Totally! Was it disgraceful and disrespectful to his wife? Most definitely. But I suspect numerous of his political enemies have done similar and they would be tooting a different horn if this was about Clinton or Obama engaging in similar acts before they took office. Damn hypocrites!

    Per USA on Jan 22, 2018. This was covered by NY Post, TMZ, Daily Mail, Houston Chronicle and other outlets in Jan 2018.

    Stormy Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, told InTouch magazine in 2011 that her alleged affair with Trump started in July 2006. On Saturday night, and early Sunday, Daniels, performed in Greenville, S.C. at the Trophy Club.

    According to theWashington Post, the Trophy Club’s promotional flier promised regulars and newcomers a chance to see Daniels in a way the president allegedly has.

    “He saw her live,” the flier said. “You can too!”

  214. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    California has a “jungle” primary, where the top two candidates in a primary, regardless of party affiliation, make the run-off.

    it is possible, with the large number of Democrats running in close seats held by Republicans, that two Republicans could end up facing each other in many races. Both close Republican seats in San Diego County could end up with two Republicans running against each other in the final election.

  215. Tgca says:

    …and to anyone that sugggests I’m disrespectful or misogynist for calling a porn star a ho, go eat fudge!

    I would call a male porn star the same thing. It does not matter if you get paid for it or not, if you sleep with others and film it for the world to see…you’re a ho!!!

    Even if you go to church and repent weekly, doesn’t matter. You’re still a ho! Maybe just a religious ho…or even a kind, caring ho but still a ho!

    Ho! Ho! Ho!

    According to online dictionaries, selling oneself or body for money qualifies as a ho. Getting paid to engage in sexual acts falls into that category.

  216. Mr.Vito says:

    ” the bottom two teams based on original seeding play one play-in game to advance to the Final Four.”

    What if there are four #1 seeds and a #2 seed left?

  217. Tgca says:

    According to Fox5NY article

    Elderly Holocaust Survivor in France Murdered.

    …and people wonder why I support the death penalty. Only pure scum would do this to an 85 yo woman.


    French authorities say the killing of an elderly Jewish woman in Paris is being investigated as an anti-Semitic murder. The woman, identified in French media as Mireille Knoll, was stabbed at least 11 times and her body was set on fire.

    The Paris prosecutor’s office said Monday two suspects have been put in custody. It said it is asking investigating judges to charge the pair with premeditated murder of a vulnerable person for anti-Semitic motives.

  218. Tina says:

    Ho that was sky high and an irresponsible parent.

    If she was threatened she shoukd have contacted the police.

  219. chicon says:

    Seems Stormy was more like a fine mist. And the market is up 500. And Trump takes action against Russia.

    Robbie “working” today.

  220. Waingro says:

    #187, ooph. That Ohio poll is brutal.

  221. Tgca says:

    According to Newsmax article

    Study: 90 Percent of ‘March for Our Lives’ Participants Able to Vote

    This article has some interesting and valid statistical points but I think it also misses some points too. One thing I learned living in San Francisco for many years, getting people to go to an outing like a march is a lot different than getting people to go and individually vote. Marches and rallies are like fun events that attract for many where they’re surrounded by like minded people, there’s often music and entertsinmemt too, food vendors, etc, especially when held on weekends, it’s a good “get out of the house” event to be engaged in an extracurricular fun activity.

    However, getting those same folks to fill out absentee ballots and go and mail them or stand in line and deal with weather, traffic, and such on voting day is a different story when there is no “fun” event attached to it and there’s no group rah rah involved to energize you.

    I’m not saying that in this case it does not mean more folks are energized to vote on one particular issue but we see this often, especially with younger voters, and recently with Bernie. If you saw all the young folks rallying around him, you would have sworn the youth vote was going to come out en masse and make him beat HRC and then ride the wave to the White House. It did not happen.

    So let’s see how this plays out, especially since you also have 5 million energized NRA members and 10s of millions of others gun rights advocates equally energized because they fear their gun rights will be limited. It will all come down to get out the vote efforts I believe.

  222. Tgca says:

    I also believe the MSM and academia are trying to mindf*ck GOP and depress the vote by making them think it’s already over and theirs a Dem landslide coming though polls suggest differently if you look closely at them. I think it looks tight at the moment.

    I think gun rights advocates and gun owners are also going to be very energized if this election comes down to one issue: guns.

  223. chicon says:

    Neil Cavuto says the Chinese may have blinked in the trade dispute with US. Hopefully true.

    Facebook has lost a mere $100B in market value in the past week or so. Ouch, babe.

  224. Tgca says:

    Yes, Chicon. The market is up like $600+ today, and I was wondering about how Wall Street was reacting to the tariffs. Clearly, last week saw some activity due to nervousness over the tariffs but it also was due to fear over tech stocks and calls for some regulation. I think folks will be calling for safety measures around these big companies like Facebook, Google, and Amazon who collect so much of your data that can easily be manipulated. We’ll see sooner than later I guess.

  225. mnw says:

    Stormy looks like she suffers from overactive fork.

  226. Tina says:

    Breaking

    Market up 669.

    China may have blinked, they want more US semiconductors.

  227. Tina says:

    Not a good 24hour period for the jebots

    Stormy is still high as a kite.

    Market up bigly.

  228. Tina says:

    Today, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said that Bejing is now pushing for talks to correct Chinese-US trade imbalances, rather than a trade war which he believes will hurt both countries. Speaking at a press conference Mr. Li stated, “With regard to trade imbalances, China and the United States should adopt a pragmatic and rational attitude, promote balancing through expansion of trade, and stick to negotiations to resolve differences and friction.”

  229. Tgca says:

    Ok. I tried changing my profile name to TgcaNRATerr*r*st but I got the “awaIting moderation” alert since clearly as an NRA member I’m a very bad evil person.

    Hmm…perhaps I should just go back to Chekote’s loving pet name for me TgcaGnat.

    I <3 Chekote.
    Where are you?
    Chekote please come back.
    Please.

  230. Michael says:

    New CNN poll out.

    Trump surging from 39/54 to a 42/54 approval/disapproval

    https://www.cnn.com/2018/03/26/politics/cnn-poll-trump-approval-rating-rises/index.html

  231. Tgca says:

    Too bad the market was not up $1,000 today. That would be a:

    BOOM!

  232. Tgca says:

    My thought process on the tariffs are the Chinese know Trump does not give a poop and will fight them hand and tooth so they figure it’s better to negotiate then have both sides hurt because no one knows how bad a trade war can get. They also know that with Trump, he will work with them because he takes pleasure in doing deals so they’ll get something.

    If, and it’s a big IF, Trump pulls this off and they renegotiate to something more equitable, without an impactful trade war, the MSM, Dems, and academia will go bonkers because “how could this dumb moron” accomplish nothing the geniuses could do for the last 2 decades.

    Remember in 2017 most of the liberal academia and economists ridiculing Trumo’s 3% growth rates going forward.

  233. Tina says:

    CNBC Now
    ?
    @CNBCnow
    BREAKING: Dow posts third best one-day point gain ever http://cnb.cx/2G6ga8Y
    1:01 PM – Mar 26, 2018

    It deserves a Boom

  234. Sheeple, Jr. says:

    #236- Michael
    43% Approve and 53% disapprove among Registered Voters in the CNN Poll.

  235. NYCmike says:

    The market is UP today?

    I don’t believe it.

    Robbie (and “CG) usually come by to tell us when there is a BIG MOVE in the stock market……..where are they hiding, those rascals?

  236. Tgca says:

    Excerpt from article link on Drudge where Northwestern University to have a dominatrix teach BDSM day class. This clearly is worth the $73K tuition.


    This year’s annual “Sex Week” at Northwestern University will feature a Chicago-based dominatrix named “Lady Sophia” who will teach the students various BDSM practices.

    “What better way can you learn about the basics of BDSM than from a professional domme in Chicago? Sophia the Dominatrix runs Chicago Dungeon Rentals and is an established sex educator,” student organizers of the event stated on Facebook.

  237. dblaikie says:

    228 Another one sees the light and the truth behind what is going on in the Washington swamp. That is why I view everything (including polls) through the prism of a visceral hatred of Trump and an all out effort to have him rejected and removed.

  238. NYCmike says:

    “228 Another one sees the light and the truth behind what is going on in the Washington swamp.”

    -The really sad part is that the people who are most affected by the media bias end up being the Republican representatives themselves. It is amazing how many of them end up giving in and becoming part of the swamp.

  239. chicon says:

    Mike – I wish the Isles had beaten the Hawks the other day….#embracethetank.

    As you know, Robbie wants the Republicans to do REALLY well in November, he’s simply concerned they won’t…

  240. NYCmike says:

    chicon,

    I wish the Islanders would/could beat ANYBODY the last 2 months! What a terrible job by their defense all year!

  241. Tgca says:

    I once knew a dominatrix. She rented the basement apartment from someone I dated because it had all the aesthetic advantages to render her trade practices discreetly. Her rental fee covered his entire monthly rent which worked well for me since he could treat me to nice dinners.

    OMG! The chit I could tell ya. Her clients were mostly businessmen who came over during lunch or for afternoon trysts. These were generally men in the financial sector who could afford her rate and would have her abuse them physically for 45 minutes. I recall one such story where a guy arrived with a note (because often talking to her was not allowed) and required her to dig into those special men areas real hard with the heels of her pumps.

    …and they say gay men get their freak on. Puhleez!

  242. NYCmike says:

    ” These were generally men in the financial sector who could afford her rate and would have her abuse them physically for 45 minutes.”

    -MD?

  243. Tgca says:

    NYC

    Maybe MD. That could be why he is so angry here. No doninatrix will put up with his chit.

    I wonder if Wes has knowledge of this on his worldly travels. We should ask.

  244. Tgca says:

    These dominatrix stories always remind me of that scene in the Boogie Nights movie where William Macy walks in the back yard and finds his wife on the ground being tended to by some guy while like 5 others guys are hovering around her and watching and he says “ WTF are you doing?” …and she replies “ Bill, shut up, you’re embarrassing me.”

    It’s just so bizarre!

  245. Cash Cow TM says:

    “cease and desist”

    diseased stance!!!
    ********************

  246. chicon says:

    246 – Hawks’ defense has been awful, too. I guess that’s why both teams will be playing golf soon.

  247. chicon says:

    Mnw’s Bluz are really hanging in there. Pretty impressive considering who they’ve lost to injury and trade, and given the murderous division they’re in.

  248. chicon says:

    https://www.rgj.com/story/news/politics/2018/03/26/hagar-rumor-paul-ryan-resign-u-s-house-speaker-scalise-replace-him-amodei-says/460544002/

    Tina might like this. I get the frustration about Ryan among conservatives, but I like the guy and think he’s got an impossible task with the split among Republicans.

  249. Tgca says:

    You’ve heard it 2nd from me. As reported by Drudge, rumor has it that Paul Ryan will resign in the next 30 to 60 days and Scalise would be his replacement. Interesting…

  250. lisab says:

    i am shocked … shocked …

    that a billionaire business man would have sex with a porn star …

    (actually i kinda am)

  251. jason says:

    I agree with Tgca. Stormy is a hooker, but that is not an insult. Just another working girl.

  252. Tina says:

    Lisab,

    I am puzzled by her statement that he wore no condom, given the fact that he is a germ freak, and she was, at minimm, a walking std.

    Two, she did not report the person, who threatened her and her infant daughter to the police.

    Three, did she just have an eye exam?

  253. lisab says:

    i would understand if he went with a high class hooker

    they have a reputation for discretion

    and my understanding from a nevada casino worker i knew, is that they always use protection

    but sticking your … p … into stormy seems like an unnecessary risk

  254. Tgca says:

    There are other STDs to get besides HIV. Many are not life threatening but clearly those you don’t want to bring home if you’re not being monogamous because surely that will get you in BIG trouble.

  255. Michael says:

    240

    Even better, that’s a surge as we have seen. Some people I saw on RRH are calling it “statistical noise.”

    That’s BS, not if it is clearly outside the MOE and every other poll has shown him increase as of late. We have seen him go from 15.5 to 11.1, a +4.4 surge from 19 days ago. If Rasmussen (I have been saying it for awhile now) somehow bends back to say 52-47/51-48 he’ll have his best approval since Sept. 24th, 2017. He and the GOP need some breathing room.

    I am interested to see the GCP from CNN, I am betting it isn’t D+16 like last time, they are probably going to have a D+7-8 lead.

  256. Bitterlaw says:

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5546719/Morning-Joe-team-tears-apart-Stormy-Daniels-credibility-slams-Anderson-Cooper.html

    Always go to the Daily Mail for American news. Who knew Morning Joe did not believe Stormy?

  257. Wes says:

    I have never been with a dominatrix, Tg.

  258. Wes says:

    Lest we forget, Stormy Daniels opened an exploratory committee in Louisiana in 2010 to run as a faux Republican and try to undermine David Vitter’s reelection bid.

  259. Wes says:

    Interesting story, Tg. Before Tink, I dated a stripper who told me she had a client who paid her to step on his cajones with her dancing boots.

    I winced when she told me that.

  260. Wes says:

    Mike, RRH is essentially a Dem cheerleader site. Very few “Republicans” over there have I ever seen predict anything but GOP Gotterdammerung.

  261. Wes says:

    Chicon, Robbie has been hoping every Republican running for office would lose ever since JEB! left the primaries two years ago.

  262. Wes says:

    The really sad part is that the people who are most affected by the media bias end up being the Republican representatives themselves. It is amazing how many of them end up giving in and becoming part of the swamp.

    Well, when people like you send out Ken Buck, Dick the Misogynist Bastard Mourdock, Eric Hovde, and Aaron Day to ensure Dems win elections, Mikey, is it any wonder the Republicans in Washington go along to get along knowing Deadenders will never be satisfied till all other than Deadenders are purged?

  263. Bitterlaw says:

    I have never been with a dominatrix, Tg.

    No woman could ever make Wes feel bad about himself.

    Zing!

  264. Bitterlaw says:

    I am going to Rome for a week in June. I doubt they have cheeseburgers on an menu.

  265. Bitterlaw says:

    Any menu.

    I will probably be the first American tourist to ever go to Rome and lose weight.

  266. Tgca says:

    Bitter

    Look for veggie or tofu burgers in Rome.

  267. jason says:

    Then and now… NYT in 1998.

    “But publicly humiliating anyone for consensual adultery is draconian, and wrong. It teaches children cynicism. What they see is how little respect there is for privacy, and how gratuitously and harshly adults will harm one another to gain a little power. And using adultery or any aspect of consensual adult sexuality as a weapon in political battles is more abhorrent than the act itself.”

  268. Tgca says:

    Wes

    Tink?

  269. Bitterlaw says:

    Bitter

    Look for veggie or tofu burgers in Rome.

    Gayest post of the day.

  270. Bitterlaw says:

    I would think Tgca would want to eat meat.

    Too far over the line?

  271. Tina says:

    Bl, rome has several mcdonalds.

  272. Tina says:

    You can get beer there too.

  273. Tgca says:

    Bitter

    I’m a vegetarian. You probably have had more sausage than I ever had.

  274. mnw says:

    Chicon

    Yes, the Bluz have shown a lot of guts in the stretch. I’ve been surprised.

    As you said, the team has lost so many players to injury, it’s hardly recognizable. By trading Stasny, management clearly signaled they had written this season off — prematurely, as it turns out.

    Hawks are playing everybody lately like they were the Hawks of old that won the 3 cups.

  275. chicon says:

    281 – not a chance. 🙂

  276. J. Cutler says:

    Where’s Corey buddy?

  277. Bitterlaw says:

    My concern is that McDonald’s will be too Roman. The McDonald’s I went to in Germany was just different. I had a “hamburger” in Moscow that was pretty bad.

  278. Tina says:

    They have the same menu, with a few exceptions or additions,,

    Also, in rome do like the romans,

    Pizza may be a choice too.

  279. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    270. “I am going to Rome for a week in June. I doubt they have cheeseburgers on an menu.”

    This is horrifying. Stop this madness. Your going to be around some of the best food in the world. For just one week, splurge. It does not have to be fancy, eating at trattorias will do the trick. Good wine is also essential. You will forget all your troubles, and odd thoughts that somehow your wife slighted you eons ago. When you get back you may even want to remove the word “bitter” from your screen name.

  280. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    287. A friend of mine from Utah went to Rome, and it did the trick — he overcame his addiction to jello.

  281. lisab says:

    I am going to Rome for a week in June. I doubt they have cheeseburgers on an menu.
    —————————-

    there is a mcdonalds right by the spanish steps, and it has very good coffee — they have burgers too, but i did not have one

  282. lisab says:

    rome is a huge diverse city, you can even get thai food there

  283. lisab says:

    CNN headline: US Army veteran who served two tours in Afghanistan has been deported to Mexico.

    Actual story: Man Kicked Out of Army for Drug Use Faces Deportation After Felony Drug Conviction

  284. lisab says:

    DEC. 19, 1998: New York Times says “publicly humiliating anyone for consensual adultery is draconian, and wrong”

    —————————

    lol

  285. Tgca says:

    287 SDC

    Wine? Never!!!

    Tgca does not drink alcohol either…stopped like 17 years ago when I came to my senses how nasty it tastes and interferes with my self-control.

    …or smoke…anymore…quit cold turkey when I stopped drinking…what’s the point if you don’t have a drink in the other hand

    …or do recreational drugs…EVER!!!

    As I remind those who know me…

    Lips that touch wine shall never touch mine..

    …and they’re like ok, I’ll have another drink now

  286. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    We just had our craft beer festival in my neighborhood, and now I have to heard all this no alcohol claptrap from a bunch of East Coasters. No wonder Robbie went nuts after being on the board so long.

    One of may favorite beers in Utah is Polygamy Ale — its motto is “why just have one.”

  287. Tgca says:

    SDC

    I lived on the west coast quite some time, 1st in San Francisco and then Silicon Valley. I stopped drinking while in CA whereas it really should have driven me to drink more with Nancy Pelosi as my Congress Critter, Babs Boxer my Senator, Willie Brown my Mayor, Gavin Newsome my city representative, and Gray Davis my Governor. Imagine enduring that.

  288. Bitterlaw says:

    My wife can eat and drink whatever she wants in Rome. I have no interest in wine so I will stay with soda.

  289. Mr.Vito says:

    “I am going to Rome for a week in June. I doubt they have cheeseburgers on an menu.”

    Do you like pizza? or just meats, cheeses, and bread?

    If so, you’ll be fine.

    “I have no interest in wine so I will stay with soda.”

    Go outside the tourist-y part of Rome to get them by the liter at regular price, or you’ll pay a fortune.

  290. JulStol says:

    299…

  291. JulStol says:

    Spartans!

  292. J. Cutler says:

    300

  293. MichiganGuy says:

    The 2020 U.S. Census will include a controversial question about citizenship status, the Commerce Department announced Monday night, a move that sparked outrage from Congressional Democrats, civil rights groups and liberal state attorneys general,”
    .
    https://www.politico.com/story/2018/03/26/census-citizenship-questions-487399
    ————————————————————————————————————————
    Only a liberal would think asking (Are you an American citizen?) to be controversial. SMH.

  294. NYCmike says:

    “Well, when people like you send out Ken Buck, Dick the Misogynist Bastard Mourdock, Eric Hovde, and Aaron Day to ensure Dems win elections, Mikey, is it any wonder the Republicans in Washington go along to get along knowing Deadenders will never be satisfied till all other than Deadenders are purged?”

    -Wes, just to clarify:

    Ken Buck – won primary – are YOU AGAINST THE PRIMARY SYSTEM?

    Dick Mourdock – won primary – are YOU AGAINST THE PRIMARY SYSTEM?

    Eric Hovde – loses by little over 3% IN A 4-WAY PRIMARY – maybe he would have been a better choice than Thompson, since Thompson could not raise $$. Was Thompson granted a birthright for that seat that we did not know about?

    Aaron Day – when you figure out the law by which this person could legally have been kept off the ballot, let me know……

    All in all, it seems you want something regarding Putin’s fascist-like system, where there are no primaries (or rigged primaries), legacy offices for people who were there before, and a strict 2-party system limiting people’s choices.

    Go ahead, stop rubbing people the wrong way, and go change the election systems in those respective states.

    Otherwise, shut your trap!

  295. NYCmike says:

    Bitterlaw,

    If you like, I will accompany your wife, strictly for the wine, the food, the coffee, the history, the women…..you can stay here in New Jersey unloading containers.

  296. Bitterlaw says:

    The point is not to have a candidate who can win the primary. The point is to have a candidate who can win the General Election.

  297. NYCmike says:

    “he overcame his addiction to jello.”

    -He went from a RINO to a conservative?

  298. Bitterlaw says:

    NYC – That is very generous of you. I would prefer to go to England. I like their food.

  299. MichiganGuy says:

    California Governor race (Cash on Hand)
    .
    Gavin Newsom (D) $16.7 million
    John Chiang (D) $6 million
    Antonio Villaraigosa (D) $6 million
    John Cox (R) $2 million
    .
    http://www.latimes.com/politics/essential/la-pol-ca-essential-politics-updates-gavin-newsom-has-more-cash-on-hand-than-1517455921-htmlstory.html
    ——————————————————————————————————————–
    Let me be the first to say congrats to Gov. Newsom

  300. Bitterlaw says:

    I never saw the point of wine. I don’t like the taste and it takes too long to get drunk. Of course, I don’t drink anymore so it is irrelevant.

  301. NYCmike says:

    “The point is to have a candidate who can win the General Election.”

    -Of course it is.

    A majority of the states Republican voters, sometimes, make incorrect decisions.

    Again, I ask, would you or Wes like to change the system to one that guarantees your preferred candidate a better chance?

    What would that system look like?

    I can work with either a primary system, or that system in Utah, that Mike Lee used. You know, the one that Wes called “fascist”.

    At least in Indiana, if they had that system, maybe Lugar would have kept his seat……BUT, that system is considered “fascist” by Wes……so speak with him about what he wants.

  302. NYCmike says:

    “NYC – That is very generous of you.”

    -That is my Easter gift to you.

  303. NYCmike says:

    In regards to Hovde, maybe Thompson should have dropped out. He was a has-been, had not prepared for a battle in the primary, and it showed.

    Again, should the office just be handed to him? There was no guarantee he would have won if he had more money. It may have helped, but it was NOT guaranteed.

  304. MichiganGuy says:

    Sorry MYCmike, Cuomo said, there is no money in the budget for early voting. 😕
    .
    https://twitter.com/ZackFinkNews/status/978414073476976640

  305. MichiganGuy says:

    oops that should be NYCmike lol

  306. NYCmike says:

    MG,

    Good!

  307. NYCmike says:

    https://nypost.com/2018/03/25/connecticut-governors-new-worry-state-workers-hurt-feelings/

    -Malloy is just the worst!

    My wife’s Uncle move there years ago because the taxes were lower, and there were jobs available……he is getting ready to move again……

  308. NYCmike says:

    https://nypost.com/2018/03/26/in-response-to-putin-team-trump-is-going-multilateral-without-the-united-nations/

    “Turkey, for one, increasingly sides with Russia. Nor did all Europeans participate, as some still depend on Russian gas for winter heat.”

    -Robbie,

    I am waiting for you to point out how Turkey has behaved. Last year, you kept yapping about Trump and NATO Article 5, yet silence on actions taken by our “ally”, Turkey.

  309. MichiganGuy says:

    “Pennsylvania Rep. Ryan Costello announced his retirement from Congress at the end of the year. The 2nd term Republican’s path to reelection became more challenging with the state’s recent court-ordered redistricting. The prior 6th district went for Hillary Clinton by about 0.6% in 2016, while the redrawn boundaries voted for her by 9%.

    Costello’s timing is not helpful to his party’s chances to hold the seat. With the state’s filing deadline having passed March 20th, the only other Republican on the May 15th primary ballot is a relative unknown. However, if Costello remains on the primary ballot and wins, the state party could select a replacement for him. Neither scenario is ideal. Sabato’s Crystal Ball has changed the district rating from toss-up to likely Democratic.”
    .
    https://www.270towin.com/news/#.Wro9ArjzJvo
    ——————————————————————————————————————–

    Hey, I’ll just wait until the filing deadline has past before I tell my party I’ve decided to retire. What an a$$.

  310. Bitterlaw says:

    Costello is MD’s Rep. MD has been on a months long twitter rant against him for not protecting Obamacare and increased medical premiums.

  311. MichiganGuy says:

    Is everyone excited to watch the Roseanne Reboot tonight. ❗ ❓ ❗ ❓ ❗

  312. MichiganGuy says:

    MD needs help. 🙂

  313. mnw says:

    A point about Mourdoch:

    He was not considered a “deadener” by Wes or anybody else until long after he was nominated.

    He made one stupid comment about abortion AFTER he was nominated, & then he lost the GE. THEN, and only then, did the usual suspects here declare him a “deadener,” because… well, it fits their narrative.

    If Wes and others knew that Mourdoch was a nutter (they clearly did not), then it’s too bad they only proclaimed it after he was nominated.

  314. Messy57 says:

    295. Willie Brown was a pretty decent mayor. His decision to preserve the City Hall after the earthquake was spot on.

  315. Messy57 says:

    292. That is correct, however what was done to these women was wrong. Trump was famous for committing adultery during his first two marriges, so saying, “yeah, so?” to a bunch of accusations would have been appropriate and ended the matter.

  316. mnw says:

    Messy?

    GFY.

    You don’t give a zhit about Trump’s adultery. Just shut up.

    You’re “disintigrating” (sic).

  317. NYCmike says:

    mnw,

    I have mentioned, many times, that Mourdock was a state-wide elected official…..they ignore that fact because…..well, like you said “it fits their narrative.”

  318. Michael says:

    Trump’s approval average has dove to -10.2 on RCP.
    The best it has been since May 2017.

    He’s gained 5.3 points in 20 days. There’s some major movement here with him.

  319. lisab says:

    Trump was famous for committing adultery during his first two marriges, so saying, “yeah, so?” to a bunch of accusations would have been appropriate and ended the matter.
    ————————————-

    exactly zero women have come forward and claimed to have had sex with president obama …

    but that is none of my business … 🙂

  320. Phil says:

    Former Justice Stevens completely drops the BS and comes right out and calls for the repeal of the Second Amendment in a NYT Op Ed.

    Good luck with that one, pal.

    Actually, I admire the guy for actually saying in public what most liberals believe. None of that fake “we don’t want to get your guns. We just want common sense gun laws” BS.

    Please run on this in November Dems. They won’t, but, hey, we can always dream.

    BTW, our whacko liberal senatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke continues to throw out obscenities on the Texas campaign trail regarding the NRA. Love this guy. Finally, a Texas Democratic senatorial candidate who doesn’t try and wear the “moderate” mask while campaigning in Texas. Open the borders, grab the guns, redistribute the wealth….the guy makes Liz Warren look reasonable. Viva Beto!

  321. NYCmike says:

    Michael,

    “dove” implies it has gone down. Then you say “The best it has been..”.

    Then you say “He’s gained….”.

    Are you confused about things again?

  322. chicon says:

    329 – I always thought Stevens was an honest intellectual warrior for the other side. I like that quality, even if I rarely agree with him.

  323. NYCmike says:

    “He added, “Overturning that decision via a constitutional amendment to get rid of the Second Amendment would be simple and would do more to weaken the NRA’s ability to stymie legislative debate and block constructive gun control legislation than any other available option.””

    -If they can get an amendment to the constitution passed, so be it.

    Stevens and his Democratic allies should start that journey right now.

  324. jason says:

    He was not considered a “deadener” by Wes or anybody else until long after he was nominated.

    He made one stupid comment about abortion AFTER he was nominated, & then he lost the GE. THEN, and only then, did the usual suspects here declare him a “deadener,” because… well, it fits their narrative.

    If Wes and others knew that Mourdoch was a nutter (they clearly did not), then it’s too bad they only proclaimed it after he was nominated.”

    Unmitigated garbage and drivel.

    I pegged Mourdoch as a risk for the Senate seat long before he was nominated, I saw right away he was a lightweight and big gaffe looking for a place to happen.

    Good try at revising history, but I had Mourdoch pegged for a turkey long before he was nominated and was clear I thought it was idiotic to risk a seat where Lugar was going to get 70% of the vote.

    Mourdoch did not become a deadender loser “after”: the nomination.

    By the way I just got an email from Sharron Angle saying “Trump needs me”.

    No, deadender, he doesn’t.

  325. Phil says:

    They are, Mike. They are just doing it incrementally – not out of choice but out of necessity. It’s the only strategic way they can ultimately get it done. Slow and steady.

  326. jason says:

    Eric Hovde – loses by little over 3% IN A 4-WAY PRIMARY – maybe he would have been a better choice than Thompson,”

    Huh, no, Thompson lost but he was by far the best candidate, sometimes you lose with your best candidate as happened with Romney.

    The argument that because sometimes you lose with your best candidate it’s ok to run certain losers is deadender logic.

    Hovde was another deadender who would have been decimated in the GE.

    SEND A MESSAGE!

  327. jason says:

    Mourdock was a state-wide elected official”

    Wow, I guess deadender losers never got elected to state offices in red states.

    And if mnw was honest, he would have remembered that I actually defended Mourdoch here when he made the fatal abortion comment, saying I understood what he was trying to say and did not think the MSM portrayal was fair. I did not pile on at all, I thought he got a bad rap.

    The fact he thought this was a topic and a statement he should be advancing at that stage of the campaign, however, was testament to my prior assessment that he was a very weak candidate.

  328. jason says:

    At least Stevens admits the 2nd Amendment is an impediment to gun control.

    Most gun grabbers don’t think it is.

  329. chicon says:

    “The fact he thought this was a topic and a statement he should be advancing at that stage of the campaign, however, was testament to my prior assessment that he was a very weak candidate.”

    Agree with Jason here. It is about message discipline – sometimes a candidate needs to avoid topics that don’t really need to be mentioned. You can be a solid conservative without being a poor candidate.

  330. lisab says:

    Christina Sommers
    ?
    Want to close wage gap? Step one: Change your major from feminist dance therapy to electrical engineering. #NationalOffendACollegeStudentDay

  331. Phil says:

    339

    Bingo

  332. lisab says:

    Former Asst. FBI Director James Kallstrom said in an interview on Sunday that there was a plot among high-ranking officials in the Obama administration’s FBI and Justice Department to ensure that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton was not indicted for criminal mishandling of classified emails because they did not want Donald Trump to win

  333. BayernFan says:

    Mourdock was never known for being anything other than a conservative guy. He was on his way to a win…. then he made than one statement. Most if not all county GOP chairmen endorsed him over Lugar in the primary.

  334. mnw says:

    BF

    Exactly correct!

    And yet Wes & Jason (I think) ALWAYS list Mourdoch as one of the fatally-flawed nutballs (like COD) foisted on the GOP by a bunch of “deadenders” in the primary!

    That’s nonsense.

  335. janz says:

    #328 lizab, no women have come forward creating a scandal for Obama. However, one man has said he had a relationship with him, before he was prez… just sayin….

  336. mnw says:

    jason 336

    YOU are the one being intellectually dishonest, by blaming the IN primary voters for not being endowed with precognition.

    The idea with “Senator” COD and “Senator” Akin is that the primary voters selected an extremist who was certain to lose, right?

    That was NOT the case with Mourdoch, but it’s rhetorically useful to you and Wes to throw Mourdoch in with the others, I.e., the ones where the primary electorate was to blame.

    BG has explained to you why that is intellectually dishonest.*

    *intellectual dishonesty is a Class C misdemeanor at most, here at HHR. Intellectual dishonesty falls from heaven here like the gentle rain.

  337. mnw says:

    sb “BF”

  338. Messy57 says:

    325.no, I won’t.

    327.No, the people have gotten used to it and the inherited economy is good.

  339. Waingro says:

    Some new thumb-on-the-scale polls from PPP:

    Political Polls
    ? @Politics_Polls

    2020 GE:
    Biden 56% (+17)
    Trump 39%
    .
    Sanders 55% (+16)
    Trump 39%
    .
    Warren 51% (+11)
    Trump 40%
    .
    Booker 49% (+10)
    Trump 39%

    @ppppolls 3/23-25

    https://www.publicpolicypolling.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/PPP_Release_National_32718.pdf

  340. NYCmike says:

    jason and Wes need to reinforce their narrative despite the different circumstances surrounding certain candidates.

    Mourdock, being the state-wide elected official (previously pointed out), had already shown that he could be elected by the wider electorate of a general election.

  341. Waingro says:

    Messy seems to be the new, leftist Kosbot troll here huh?

  342. chicon says:

    350 – seems so. I miss Poster Trump – he was entertaining.

  343. Waingro says:

    #351, that was, I believe, Soccer Guru. He was more of a MAGA than a leftist troll.

  344. NYCmike says:

    “Trump” was plenty of fun. He did predict a massive Hillary victory, and a Democratic Congress as well, but he sure pivoted quickly to MAGA cheerleader, especially with his deep-archive-dives for certain posters.

  345. NYCmike says:

    https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/936954/World-War-3-Turkey-Erdogan-army-of-Islam-Israel-war-attack-all-sides-latest-news

    -Robbie, “CG”,

    This should make for interesting sides.

    It would be so much better to have a Hillary/Obama type in office to deal with this, don’t you think? (sarcasm, just in case you don’t realize it)

  346. NYCmike says:

    Wouldn’t it be great to have to protect Turkey due to Robbie’s beloved Article 5.

  347. NYCmike says:

    All of these regulations should be written by the legislature, if they are needed. I could see that being where middle ground is found.

  348. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    Am afraid the liberal dalliance with Romney as a “moderate” Trump alternative is over.

    http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/380428-romney-im-more-of-a-hawk-on-immigration-than-trump

  349. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    358. “Romney said Monday that he believes those who benefit from DACA should have to earn a college degree or serve in the military to justify permanent residency.

    “Now I will accept the president’s view on this, but for me, I draw the line and say, those who’ve come illegally should not be given a special path to citizenship,” Romney said, according to the Daily Herald.”

  350. Waingro says:

    #358, watch Ann Coulter start gushing over Romney again.

  351. mnw says:

    Hawley’s campaign is finally showing a pulse. Weekly Standard has a good article about him & the MO Senate race.

    Altho Corey CG has pegged Kobach as a sure loser in KS (he can spot a deadender when he sees one, just like jason & Wes!), Kobach is one of the brightest GOP emerging stars, imo. I seem as future SCOTUS one day.

  352. jason says:

    “rhetorically useful to you and Wes to throw Mourdoch in with the others, ”

    Mourdoch was as much a deadender as COD or Akin, give me a break. Same with Angle, Buck, Miller, McDaniel and all the other moron candidates the deadenders came up with.

    Pretending otherwise is what qualifies as intellectual dishonesty.

    And “he was elected to statewide office” is meaningless, US Senator is the big leagues, and Mourdoch was way in over his head.

  353. Wes says:

    Mikey seems to forget I’ve actually been a staunch advocate of the primary system and have been critical of his hero, Mike Lee, for gaming the system to avoid a primary against a sitting Senator.

    Now let’s go through the four I mentioned:

    Buck won the primary over a perfectly acceptable and promptly gaffed the election away to a milquetoast and provided the template for Obama’s 2012 reelection bid.

    Dick the Misogynist Bastard Mourdock was in a dogfight with Donnelly before declaring God wants abortion to result from rape. He promptly got his ass handed to him.

    Eric Hovde forced Tommy Thompson–the creator of welfare reform–into a dogfight of a primary because Thompson somehow wasn’t conservative enough for him and drained Thompson’s campaign coffers, thus letting Tammy Baldwin define herself favorably and Thompson negatively with no response and letting Dems keep a Senate seat Republicans last won in 1952.

    Aaron Day ran for the stated purpose of splitting Kelly Ayotte’s vote and ensuring Maggie Hassan would win a Senate seat. Mission accomplished.

    Hooray for the Deadenders?

  354. Wes says:

    By the way, Mourdock proved he could win a statewide election in a GOP year with no Dem opponent.

    He proved in a less favorable year against a more formidable political rival, he was not able to achieve victory.

  355. Wes says:

    That should be no SERIOUS Dem opponent in the first sentence in 364.

  356. Wes says:

    For the record, Mourdock was asked the following question:

    Are you pro life?

    Since Donnelly and the Libertarian both gave simple, nonoffensive answers, what was wrong with just saying “yes” and moving on without some rhetorical flourish about how God intends pregnancy from rape?

  357. DW says:

    Rooting for Villanova even though they are not my team. I have always had a soft spot for them due to their win over Georgetown in 1985. The way I grew up Georgetown was a hated enemy.

    I recall how dirty Georgetown played in that 1985 championship game. I remember with about a minute left Villanova was trying to inbound the ball and one of the Georgetown players literally grabbed a Villanova player and pulled him down to the floor on top of him hoping the officials would be fooled into thinking it was an offensive foul.

    Even CBS’s Billy Packer said it was a dirty play.

    The Villanova player was hurt on that play too.

  358. chicon says:

    Wes, that quote is from the general. Mnw’s point is that it became clear after the primary that he was a flawed candidate. Do you agree with that?

  359. Tina says:

    So, quittens is pro border security.

    Lol

  360. mnw says:

    Well then Wes, why didn’t you WARN us that Mourdoch was a sure loser (like COD) BEFORE the primary?

    Answer ( if u r truthful): Because I didn’t know. I don’t have precognition any more than the GOP primary voters did.

    As BF, who is a Hoosier himself, told us, Mourdoch was “just another conservative” until AFTER he was nominated.

  361. CG says:

    Here is an HHR thread from right after Mourdock won the primary:

    http://davidwissing.com/?p=18010#comments

    In the write-up, David Wissing said he hoped the Republicans had not just nominated another O’Donnell/Angle/Buck.

    Most people scoffed at that. I remember that I was one of the few people here at the time who wanted Lugar to win the primary, not because I was any great fan of his, but because he was sure to win and had more than enough campaign money. While Mourdock was still favored, it was far from less than a sure thing.

    A couple days later, a poll came out that Dave posted, which showed a tie between Mourdock and Donnelly, and the usual suspects here said the poll was bunk and that Mourdock had it in the bag.

  362. Mr.Vito says:

    Ironically, Corey vigorously defended Mourdock while the most of the rest of HHR that had said he was no deadender turned on him.

  363. CG says:

    Reading the primary night thread– MD was all in on Lugar losing. Said he deserved to lose and that Mourdock would win by at least 6 points, no problem.

  364. CG says:

    I was about the only one who said that conservatives needed to defend Akin, after his dumb gaffe, against the slanders being used against him by the left.

    I think what Mourdock said was politically worse.

  365. Mr.Vito says:

    The slanders against Romney were bad enough.

  366. CG says:

    Now, is there anyone here who has maybe followed Kansas politics at all who will join mnw in saying that Kris Kobach is the strongest candidate for Governor, over the sitting Republican Governor or the others in the race?

    If Kobach is the nominee, there will be a lot of Republicans in that state who will not vote for him.

  367. NYCmike says:

    “If Kobach is the nominee, there will be a lot of Republicans in that state who will not vote for him.”

    -Yup, exactly.

    When the more conservative person wins a primary, the Republicans like “CG”, Wes, jason go home with their balls.

  368. NYCmike says:

    Finally, some truth, from “CG”.

    Many times, it is not the “deadenders” who are the problem. It is usually the squishy moderates that turn tail at the first sign of controversy and/or trouble.

  369. CG says:

    378. I don’t live in Kansas.

    What will you say to the conservative Ives voters in Illinois who are saying they will refuse to vote for the far more moderate Rauner in IL? That is where the vast majority of the undecided in the poll cited as the subject of this thread?

    Are they wrong?

  370. Bitterlaw says:

    I prefer Messy to Poster Trump. Fewer insults and more substance (albeit leftist substance).

  371. CG says:

    The reality is that there has been a “civil war” going on in the Kansas Republican Party for practically 20 years.

    In cycles past, such as the strongly national Republican year of 2014, the party managed to win regardless, but whether one wants to face the reality or not, 2018 is looking like a different landscape and it would be helpful for Republicans to have a nominee for Governor there who would be the least offensive to the state as a whole.

  372. NYCmike says:

    “CG”,

    As always, the Republican voters should vote for the Republican in the general election, bar any real issue like the supposed nazi candidate.

    I said that about Rauner in his last election. Same goes now.

  373. NYCmike says:

    “I prefer Messy to Poster Trump. Fewer insults and more substance (albeit leftist substance).”

    -There were many times that “Trump” questioned some of your statements, and you did not give very good replies.

  374. CG says:

    Well, you should make that point clear then to those voters on the right then, who are saying they will never vote for Rauner and are perfectly fine with letting Pritzker and Madigan ruin the state. Considering how many of them refused to vote for Mark Kirk in the last election, we know they exist?

    And “supposed” Nazi candidate? The guy is proudly a Nazi.

  375. Wes says:

    Mnw,I was hardly here in 2012 for personal reasons if you recall. I had a few other things on my mind at the time besides warning you about moronic primary winners.

  376. CG says:

    Also NYC since I know how much you love Rudy Giuliani and everything he did as Mayor of NY, how long did it take you to forgive him for endorsing Mario Cuomo over Pataki in 1994 and Bill Clinton over Bob Dole in 1996?

  377. Tina says:

    e.
    Josh Kraushaar
    @HotlineJosh
    This is my contrarian side speaking, but wonder if all this Stormy Daniels talk HELPS Republicans — contrary to the CW of this week.

    Lots of people watching, but is anyone surprised at all about the salacious details alleged? And less talk about actual policy vulnerabilities

    Yes, and more Hogg.

    Stormy Hogg 24/7.

  378. CG says:

    I think more than ever, there was a chance that poster “Trump” was a legitimate Russian online troll.

  379. Tina says:

    Yes, Russians everywhere.

    I forgot.

    More Stormy Hogg and the .russians. Key to the drats winning.

  380. Wes says:

    Kris Kobach first ran for office in 2004 and helped Dennis Moore lock down a previously marginal seat for six more years.

    He won the Kansas SoS position in 2010 because Dems were destroyed in the state.

    He and Sam Brownback were on their way out before Dems overreached and tried to take out Pat Roberts, thus causing the KSGOP to unite and sweep all Republicans in the state across the finish line.

    I’m not saying Kobach is unelectable, but to call him the strongest candidate for the job betrays ignorance of his electoral history.

  381. NYCmike says:

    Rudy was Mayor of NYC. He did not claim to be a Reagan disciple in his campaign for Mayor. He was given plenty of slack due to the nature of the beast he was grappling with.

    AND, the results are there for all to see. Even DeBlasio is having a tough time f*cking things up!

    I was not totally sold on Rudy as a Presidential candidate, because I was not sure of how conservative he was/is. The Mayor of NYC has LOTS of power, in some ways too much (when a Democrat is in office!). I fear Rudy would have been too tempted to use the force of government way too much if he had been elected…….although I would have crawled over broken glass to vote for him over Obama.

  382. CG says:

    Actually, Rudy Giuliani spoke frequently about his service in the Reagan Administration.

  383. Wes says:

    PseudoTrump was proudly declaring Republicans would lose 2016 so badly they would cease to exist as a party. Once the real Trump won, PseudoTrump became a fanboy.

    I doubt he ever anything but a bored troll.

  384. Mr.Vito says:

    http://www.bossforsenate.com/

    This guy is already running, so maybe someday there will be a

    Boss/Hogg ticket

  385. CG says:

    His English was fairly poor and I live and work in an area where there are a lot of native Russian speakers and it seemed “familiar.”

    That’s what those trolls wanted to do. Sow discord on both sides. Who knows though. Only Wissing might have had access to his IP location.

  386. Wes says:

    I doubt he WAS ever anything but a bored troll.

  387. Tina says:

    Boss Hogg.

    Love it.

  388. Tina says:

    Did you know Schiff is Russian?

  389. NYCmike says:

    “Actually, Rudy Giuliani spoke frequently about his service in the Reagan Administration.”

    -Yes, he did.

    BUT, I used the word “disciple” for a reason. If you don’t understand the meaning, go to a church this week, it would be a good time for such a lesson.

  390. Wes says:

    Here’s one for you…

    Adam Schiff’s wife is named–drumroll, please–Eve.

  391. Tina says:

    We need Rudy in the Department of u justice.

    Home of two tier justice, one for ds and the other for Rs.

  392. Wes says:

    That’s not a joke by the way about Schiff.

  393. CG says:

    If Tina had her way, this would be the HedgeHogg Report

  394. Tina says:

    There are Russians everywhere.

    Too bad they bought off hillary, the corrupt foundation, and obama,

    I wonder if mulehead is investigating this too? Or woukd that show how bad and corrupt mulehead was?

  395. NYCmike says:

    If “CG” had his way, JEB!2016 would have been a competent candidate.

  396. Tina says:

    Please do not attack hogg.

    More hogg, not less.

    Your counterpart attacked him and then went awol.

  397. Wes says:

    If Mikey had his way, Schumer would be Senate Majority Leader.

    Zing!

  398. Tina says:

    If ch had its way,

    This site would be closed,
    .

  399. CG says:

    I was disappointed that Representatives Judy Chu and Joe Baca never got to co-sponsor a bill together.

  400. Tina says:

    Closed and a replacement site woukd be the

    Hillary report,

  401. Tina says:

    I woukd only ask for a few guest posts at hhr.

    That woukd trigger the clinton groupie and the paper plane chrasher.

  402. CG says:

    I think Sean Hannity’s weeknight show is effectively the “Hillary Report.”

    By the way, I am about to start reading “What Happened” just for the heck of it.

  403. Tina says:

    What happened.

    She lost.

    She was too medically ill to campaign.

    The End.

  404. CG says:

    How’s the “cruise?”

  405. Tina says:

    Lovely, thanks for asking. A little too hot for me however, so I am resting,

    Earlier, i was tweeting from theLido Deck. Now I am blogging.

  406. Michael says:

    Hogg got me to renew my NRA membership for another 5 years.

  407. CG says:

    There hasn’t been a 17 year old boy who got this much attention on here since Michael himself was 17.

  408. Michael says:

    CG true. But I also forget who CG was lol. Y’all do know it has been 7 years I have been here periodically or a lot.

  409. Michael says:

    What happened to MD?

  410. Bitterlaw says:

    -There were many times that “Trump” questioned some of your statements, and you did not give very good replies.

    My replies were awesome. You just did not agree with them out of spite.

  411. CG says:

    This is Corey.

    MD is full-fledged Democrat now. I respect his principled opposition to the moral disgrace that is Donald J. Trump but it is a bit amazing to see how much he has switched on issues.

  412. Tina says:

    Eric holder says we never asked for citizenship status in the census.

    He is so dumb.

    https://ntknetwork.com/flashback-bill-clintons-census-asked-about-citizenship/

  413. Bitterlaw says:

    What real cons are going to join Schumah?

    I don’t know. President More Reagan than Reagan gave Schumer checks. Anything is possible.

  414. Bitterlaw says:

    MD is full-fledged Democrat now. I respect his principled opposition to the moral disgrace that is Donald J. Trump but it is a bit amazing to see how much he has switched on issues.

    What exactly is moral about wanting to raise taxes, support Obamacare, and seize guns. I think Trump is a scumbag but I did not start supporting leftists to emphasize it. Trump is scum. Democrat policies are bad for the country. Both can be true.

  415. Michael says:

    Wow. I bet more hear probably thought I would switch to Dem lol

    Did MD announce this? I bet that was pretty crazy.

  416. Tina says:

    My inner socialist tendencies support md.

    Jebot

  417. Tina says:

    I think you mean ryano and mitchie wrote the blank checks since weiting checks is a legislative function,

  418. Michael says:

    Hello Corey it has been awhile. I also see our resident former Delegate is around.

    I was also wondering did we have any major additions besides the dumb elephant in the room: MichiganGuy?

  419. Tina says:

    Bl, another food option at mcdonalds italy.

    Toast.

    Ham and cheese, similar to a grilled cheese.

    Called toast in italian, or mctoast.

  420. Tina says:

    The ham is actualky cooked prosciutto.

  421. Michael says:

    Get out of here! And the Filet-o-Fish is really fresh cod caught straight off of Nova Scotia.

  422. Phil says:

    Chalk up another one for the loon state.

    California sues the commerce for asking on the census forms whether or not you are a US citizen.

    LOL

  423. NYCmike says:

    “I was disappointed that Representatives Judy Chu and Joe Baca never got to co-sponsor a bill together.”

    -Good one, “CG”!

  424. dblaikie says:

    I must confess I was concerned about a depressed Trump/GOP turnout this Fall. However between that idiotic march on Washington where the media acted like those teenagers were caring and brilliant and now the Rhino turned Liberal retired Justice Stevens (Brennan effect) I now great confidence that those who believe in the second Amendment now have a burning motivation to vote. If those gutless people in the Senate and the House have courage to stand up for the Constitution, no matter what Robbie says or writes, the GOP will hold the house.

    In fact the effects of this week on folks who believe in the 2nd Amendment will be felt into 2020. Today the Democratic Party came out into the open became the folks who want to take away our rights for which many have given their lives. They have been laid bare by devices and schemes of their own making.

    Thank you, Justice Stevens and whoever was behind the rallies this weekend!!!

  425. lisab says:

    CNN
    ?
    @CNN
    4h
    “Chappaquiddick” explores one of Sen. Ted Kennedy’s darkest hours https://cnn.it/2GdLeUa pic.twitter.com/qUJFxcluUa

  426. lisab says:

    it really was a difficult time for teddy

  427. lisab says:

    he was quite upset

  428. lisab says:

    Rod Rosenstein has officially been subpoenaed to appear before the Committee of the Judiciary

  429. Bitterlaw says:

    I really wish the Kennedy family had been anything other than Irish Catholics.

  430. Phil says:

    Yes, thanks Justice Stephens. You just juiced the Republican and conservative leaning independent voting turnout in November. You completely cancelled out any left turnout incentive provided by the marches this last weekend.

    Love it. More Op Eds.

  431. lisab says:

    Medical marijuana users told to turn in their guns by Honolulu, Hawaii police

  432. lisab says:

    Holocaust Survivor Stabbed 11 Times, Set on Fire in Paris Anti-Semitic Killing. Suspect is 35 Year Old Muslim Man ‘Known to Police”

  433. dblaikie says:

    I think that those marches alone were enough to energize the conservative majority in this country. David Hogg’s speech was enough to convince any person who believed in the 2nd Amendment or indeed the Constitution it get their butt to the polls.

    I wonder if the Polling people will see this in their samples? The answer is yes they will and yes they will suppress the data.

    When that happens watch the media go completely loony.

  434. Gpo says:

    Anyone know whatever happened to hhr poster Howard Dean?

  435. Phil says:

    Yes. More Hogg speeches please!

  436. Tina says:

    See phil, you are a convert to hogg.

    Stormy Hogg

    24/7.

  437. Bitterlaw says:

    I have no problem with the protests. I find them misguided and pointless but I love the First Amendment. Go for it, lefties. This country would suck if everybody agreed with everybody else.

  438. lisab says:

    Wasserman Schultz proposes bill targeting ammunition: ‘You do not have the right to bear bullets’

  439. Tina says:

    Pac’ your sheot.

    Bolton to obama and phony rs.

  440. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    441.” “Chappaquiddick” explores one of Sen. Ted Kennedy’s darkest hours https://cnn.it/2GdLeUa pic.twitter.com/qUJFxcluUa”

    Here is description of how Kennedy handled one of his “darkest hours.”

    “Although Kennedy said he didn’t call for help because he was in shock, Jacoby noted:

    Yet he was not too traumatized to return to the barbecue and fetch two close lawyer friends, Joey Gargan and Paul Markham. He was not too traumatized to make more than 16 long-distance phone calls that night to aides and advisers (none of whom tried to get help to Kopechne, either). Despite his “shock,” he managed to: return to his motel, complain to the manager about a noisy party, go to sleep, chat with a friend the next morning about the boat race, order two newspapers, meet again with Gargan and Markham and return to Chappaquiddick to call another lawyer from a pay phone — all before going to the police.”

  441. Phil says:

    I have no problems either with the gun protests.

    More please. Also support Beto O’Rourke traveling around Texas screaming “I don’t give a sh*t what the NRA says”

    Yeah. First Amendment. Sing it, lefties!

  442. Phil says:

    SD, the travesty of it all was he got away with it.

    Ted Kennedy, the lion of the senate!

  443. Tgca says:

    417 Yes Mikey

    The NRA can thank Hogg Boy for a 5 year subscription from me. Once his 15 minutes are over, he’ll be someone’s Lil b*tch as he tries to kick off his career in broadcasting. Maybe Anderson Cooper or Don Lemon could make some use of him.

  444. Phil says:

    Hogg is the current version of Cindy Sheehan. Another lefty loon useful to the left until he becomes so outrageous that he becomes a liability – at which time they suddenly never heard of him.

    I think we reached that point a week ago.

  445. Bitterlaw says:

    The bullet argument is actually stronger than the gun argument. The right to bear loaded weapons is only implied.

  446. lisab says:

    Andrew McCabe Spending Few Days As Congressional Bathroom Attendant To Satisfy Pension Requirements

  447. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    459. “SD, the travesty of it all was he got away with it. Ted Kennedy, the lion of the senate!”

    Agree, and only about a decade later he almost won the Democratic Party nomination for president. Plus, despite being responsible for someone’s death, it does not appear he changed his lifestyle or party ways after the event.

    The cover-up was appalling. He did not report to the police until enough time had passed that it would be difficult to determine if he was inebriated at the time. If he had been found to have been drunk at the time, all sorts of criminal charges could have been filed. Apparently, he walked past nearby houses where lights were on and people were home. We do not know if Kopechne’s life could have been saved, but at least an effort could have been made.

  448. Phil says:

    McCabe reportedly worth right at eleven million dollars. My heart bleeds for him.

  449. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    462. “The bullet argument is actually stronger than the gun argument. The right to bear loaded weapons is only implied.”

    The Second Amendment refers to the “right of the people to keep and bear Arms” The term armaments applies to both firearms and associated equipment, such as bullets.

    The “call to arms” at Lexington and Concord might have turned out differently if the minutemen had forgotten to bring ammunition.

  450. Phil says:

    Again, a hardy thanks to Justice Stevens. On behalf of the RNC, we salute you, sir.

  451. lisab says:

    U-Haul running out of trucks as Bay Area residents relocate outside the area.

  452. lisab says:

    In Venezuela, hungry child gangs use machetes to fight for ‘quality’ garbage

    Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/americas/venezuela/article206950449.html#fmp#storylink=cpy

  453. BayernFan says:

    Lol Kim un doesn’t look very happy with Xi.

  454. Tgca says:

    So they’re going to repeal the 2nd Amendment? Good luck with that. How are they going to get 2/3 of Congress and 3/4 of the states to vote for it. Oh, wait…it must be that catastrophic blue wave coming in Nov.

    I get that Stevens is against the 2nd amendment but to state it can be done easily makes me question his faculties or how he could ever have served on SCOTUS. I believe only one amendment has ever been repealed. Clearly it’s not an easy process.

  455. lisab says:

    A few blue states are considering a restoration of the “individual mandate” to buy insurance or pay a tax, after congressional Republicans axed penalties tied to the federal version under Obamacare, starting in 2019.

  456. chicon says:

    Tgca – they don’t really need to do that. Better chance to get 5 Justices to rule that the Second Amendment doesn’t mean what it says, and applies only to the National Guard.

  457. Tgca says:

    Supposedly there are estimated 300 guns in the US with anywhere from 25% to 30% estimated individuals owning guns. Doing the math, there is approximately 320M folks in the US. Since approximately 24% are under 18 and not generally eligible to own a gun, that means 243M adults are eligible to own guns. Since it is estimated that 25% to 30% of individuals own guns, that means roughly 80M to 96M individuals own guns. So out of 243M adults in the US, 80M to 96M, or 33% to 40% of those adults own guns. Now factor out that gun ownership is much less in many of the big liberal cities, whatever that percentage is, and also factor that 62% men are gun owners. Extrapolating this all out and taking in consideration in other demographics, where will these repeal the 2nd Amendment votes come from exactly.

  458. Tgca says:

    Chicon

    The issue is about repealing, not interpretation.

    In fact, I hope the libs push this and watch what happens in local to state to federal elections. They’ll get creamed.

    As for SCOTUS interpreting that, good luck with disarming the nation. I would predict a civil war. You cannot expect to have up to 100M comply with this without major conflict. People would start shooting any law enforcement officers who came to take their guns away. It just is not a feasible solution.

  459. chicon says:

    Tgca – a Supreme Court decision ruling that the 2nd Amendment does not grant the right to bear arms to an individual does the same thing as a repeal. It would leave to legislatures the ability to drastically reduce who can legally own or possess a gun.

    Not very likely, but FAR more likely than a repeal of the 2nd Amendment.

    Justice Stevens will certainly help Republicans in November, though.

  460. MichiganGuy says:

    Michael is not being nice today I see. 🙄

  461. lisab says:

    People would start shooting any law enforcement officers who came to take their guns away.
    ———————————

    probably not actually.

    most law abiding citizens would not shoot a cop.

    austrailians were disarmed pretty quickly without much trouble.

  462. lisab says:

    if i was planning to sieze guns, which i am not btw

    i would suddenly and without warning sieze the ammo from stores and manufacturers first. basically just shut down sieze all the ammo i could from all places i could overnight.

    most regular people don’t have huge supplies of ammo saved up, so that alone would severely hurt the 2a supporters.

    if ammo prices go to $4 or $5 a bullet, most people would not go shooting.

  463. Tgca says:

    LisaB

    Don’t you bet on it LisaB. The civil war turned brothers on brothers. There would be mass conflicts, confrontations, and killings. We’ve already seen this with a few incidents of aggressive law enforcement acts over the years. People will not give them up in mass. You cannot peacefully disarm 100M adults.

    Australia is not the US and a small country where folks willingly gave up their guns. Guns are part of US history. Try going to the southern US and taking away guns. It won’t happen. Tens of millions would support secession from the US at that point, as would most of the south. That would destroy the US. It’s stupid and unnecessary to try and take away guns from the people by force or mandate but I don’t expect most big city people or folks who don’t have guns to understand that. It’s like trying to get the religious right to understand transsexuals. It’s just not in their comprehension process.

  464. Tgca says:

    Seizing ammo only creates a black market for it. It’s like shutting down liquor stores. It won’t happen peacefully. Most gun holders probably have a couple of boxes of bullets, and they come in sets of 50 to 100. That’s a lot of bullets to have on stock.

  465. lisab says:

    The civil war turned brothers on brothers.
    —————————–

    that was rare

    usually it was against people you never met from a state you had never been to … no one wants to shoot their neighbor patrolman billy that you knew from elementary school

    and siezing the ammo, and of course unsold guns in stores, quickly and without warning, is for the julstol problem.

    let’s say someone owns a few guns and does have 500 rounds of 9mm … and a few boxes of 12 guage, how long will that last? how long does a gun last if you cannot buy spare parts, at least not openly? how long can you stay enthused about guns if you can never go shooting?

    if dad and grandpa never take you shooting, because it is illegal, how much do you care once they are dead?

    sure, it may take two or even three generations, but … we got time …

    you also institute a buy back program, so that people who need cash can turn in their parents’ guns

    and pretty soon gun ownership drops dramatically

  466. lisab says:

    hal ate my post …

    but basically

    step one: we want MOST people to give up shooting

    step two: mget most people to give up guns

    step three: reduce the gun ownership to say 5% of the population

    then the problem is mostly done with …

    (speaking as a gun siezing globalist that is, i am not advocating this plan)

  467. lisab says:

    the worst possible situation is the one now, where regular people support guns

    AND

    many people have guns.

    you really cannot redistribute wealth properly if some bartender or passerby on the street can blow you away for foreclosing on their uncle’s house

    sure … you can seize any one person’s property, but … if you treat them really badly, you always know in the back of your mind they could show up three months later with a shotgun

  468. lisab says:

    to put it a different way …

    who do you think the dem leadership considers a better citizen,

    stormy daniels

    or

    sean hannity?

    obviously the dems would **MUCH** rather have people like stormy daniels …

  469. NYCmike says:

    Blues win again………..

  470. Tgca says:

    LisaB

    I don’t think you understand that guns are a part of folks lives in different areas of the US. They grew up with them and consider it a basic liberty, as much as you think the right to drive a car is. None of these solutions you advocate will work or entice people to change in most areas of the US and give up 300M guns.

    Stop thinking like a bit g city person. This is why many can’t understand folks in the West, Southwest, or south. You’re making arguments like those around you in the liberal metro areas. I am amazed when I find many folks in the NE know nothing about guns or never held a loaded gun or shot a gun. When I’m living in gun country, I carry a loaded gun with me almost all times because I have a license to do so. Most big city people think that’s crazy but that’s because they know little about guns and they’re frightened by them.

  471. MichiganGuy says:

    Tgca, Michigan is the same way. A lot of hunters here. Also, Michigan is a “shall issue” state for concealed carry.

  472. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    479. “i would suddenly and without warning sieze the ammo from stores and manufacturers first. basically just shut down sieze all the ammo i could from all places i could overnight.”

    Lisab, you do understand that it is very easy to manufacture your own ammunition? The only reason more people don’t do it now is it is cheaper to buy bullets. During the Revolutionary War, often bullets were manufactured by citizen militias prior to battle.

    If the leftist try and repeal the Second Amendment, as far as I am concerned its over. The United States will break up.

    By the way, the methods you described for how to control guns remind me of the strategy that was developed several decades ago for the “War and Drugs.” It was going to be such a great success; but failed miserably.

  473. Diamond Jim says:

    🙂

  474. Diamond Jim says:

    😉

  475. Diamond Jim says:

    🙁

  476. Diamond Jim says:

    😮

  477. Diamond Jim says:

    8)

  478. Diamond Jim says:

    :l

  479. Diamond Jim says:

    :oops

  480. Diamond Jim says:

    😯

  481. Diamond Jim says:

    😀

  482. Diamond Jim says:

    😕

  483. Diamond Jim says:

    D iamond Jim

  484. mnw says:

    In case you’re in Beverly Hills today, stop by the Obama FR for Claire McCaskill.

  485. Redmen4ever says:

    My take on Justice Stevens: Steven was a dissenter in Heller. Therefore, he thinks the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision that the 2nd Amendment imbeds an individual was incorrect. But, that was the decision. Stevens might think the decision is still tenuous, that the doctrine of an individual right is not “well established,” and can be overturned in a subsequent decision. But, no, he says the Florida students should advocate repeal of the 2nd Amendment. I don’t know how strongly Stevens believes in Stare Decisis, but on this case he thinks Stare Decisis should hold.

    I’ll compare Stevens on the 2nd Amendment to pro-life’rs on abortion and Lincoln on Dred Scot.

    Pro-life’rs on abortion on abortion are, of coure, all over the place. But, in Webster, the Supreme Court dialed Roe v. Wade back. Possibly, Roe v. Wade can be dialed further back. Or, more specifically, the balancing point of privacy versus the state interest in regulating pregnancy can be shifted from 6 months to something like 3 months (where almost all democracies put the balancing point). Currently, the effort is to legislatively shift the balancing point to 20 weeked (or, from 6 to 5 months). The counterpart to the 2nd Amendment would be to tighten up gun control.

    For me, “tightening up” gun control should start with enforcing the laws on the books already. I also like stop and frisk (which is what I thought Trump was referring to in his take the guns and worry about due process later). Trump and other Republicans don’t like the laissez-faire approach most big city mayors take on crime.

    Heller allows reasonable regulation of guns, but forbids gun confiscate or regulations so onerous as to amount to gun confiscation. Stevens’ advocacy of repeal of the 2nd Amendment probably reveals that he favors Australia-style gun confiscation, not tightening-up regulations.

    With regard to Dred Scot, Lincoln in his Cooper Union speech, said Dred Scot was wrongly decided. It was clear that as the opportunity arose, he would nominate people to the Supreme Court that would reconsider and overturn that decision. His first nomination was Salmon P. Chase, the foremost civil rights lawyer of that time. But, following the Emancipation Proclamation the war changed from one to preserve the union into one to end slavery. So, Dred Scot was overturned by the 14th Amendment.

    I agree with Lincoln’s analysis in his Cooper Union speech. War is so terrible, that even on ending slavery, we should counsel patience and work through peaceful means for change. But, when peaceful means failed, and the war got underway, it became necessary to make the war about ending slavery in order to maintain support for the war.

  486. Messy57 says:

    Missed it.

  487. Messy57 says:

    455. As a discredited member of the minority, she can introduce anything she likes.

  488. Messy57 says:

    There were no peaceful means tried. By the time Lincoln was inaugurated, most of the south had already seceded.

  489. Bitterlaw says:

    Damn. No point n buying a gun now if they are just going to take it away. At least I saved money.

  490. MichiganGuy says:

    Politico’s Top 10 Senate Races
    .
    https://www.politico.com/story/2018/03/28/senate-races-midterm-elections-488706
    ——————————————————————————————————————–
    Here’s my quick picks as of right now…
    .
    Republicans pick up:
    1. Indiana (No Mourdock, red state enough said.)
    2. Missouri (This will be extemely close but Missouri has been trending toward Republicans)
    3. North Dakota (This will be extemely close but, it’s a red state)
    4. Florida (thanks to Scott’s money)
    5. Wisconsin (thanks to Walker’s machine)
    .
    Demcrats will pick up:
    1. Nevada (Dem trending state)
    .
    The Senate race that may shock the world. lol
    .
    Michigan (believe it or not is a red state. We have a Republican Gov,Lt.Gov,AG,SOS, Republicans won 9 out of 14 Congressional Districts. Republicans hold a 63-47 advantage in the Michigan House and 27-11 advantage in the Senate. Finally, Republicans hold a 5-2 advantage on the Michigan Supreme Court. Buttt MichiganGuy than why does Michigan have 2 democrat Senators? Simple our top tier Republicans don’t want to leave Michigan and live in DC. That being said, we have to good candidates. Businessman Sandy Pensler who can self fund. He has already put $5 million into his Senate campaign. We also have businessman John James who is a combat veteran with a Bachelor of Science from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, John has earned a Master of Supply Chain Management and Information Systems from Penn State University and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Michigan. He is also an African American which should get him some crossover votes. Now I’m not saying this will be easy. These 2 candidate are virtual unknowns in Michigan and Senator Stabenow has a 20 point lead in the polls but, once the voters get to know whoever wins the primary I’m sure the race will tighten. Senator Stabenow only has a 44% approval rating. Ok, maybe I’m being overly optimistic. I don’t care. If Trump can win Michigan anything is possible. 🙂

  491. mnw says:

    MG

    Interesting about MI Sen. I hadn’t paid any attention. My own sleeper race is WI.

    I will go out on a limb & say Hawley beats McC by 3 pls in MO. I base that in the fact that Hawley lacks name recognition & is still tied with her anyway. It may be wishful thinking, but I believe Hawley has room to grow, whereas McC is a known commodity. Btw, MO “trending red” is a bit of an understatement, isn’t it? What else do the DEMs have (except McC) that the GOP hasn’t taken away already?

  492. MichiganGuy says:

    mnw, The democrats hold many offices including State Auditor, two of the state’s eight U.S. House seats and and and…… ummmm I’ll get back to you on the rest. lol

  493. mnw says:

    The state auditor was… appointed. Political life expectancy? About the same as a Junebug. The 2 DEM congresscritters are AAs.

  494. MichiganGuy says:

    2 not to

  495. MichiganGuy says:

    mnw, ok you win. I surrender. lol

  496. NYCmike says:

    Anyone watch Roseanne last night?

  497. chicon says:

    Big win last night, Mnw. Bluz are currently in the #1 Wild Card spot and would play Vegas. Vegas doesn’t want that match-up, I’d bet. 2nd round either Ducks, Sharks or Kings. No route is easy in the NHL, but staying out of the Central for the playoffs seems like a good thing to me.

  498. Waingro says:

    #507, interesting take on WI, MG. I’ve read that Vukmir is a sleeper candidate. That would be a HUGE pickup to unseat far left Baldwin.

  499. chicon says:

    Waingro – could just be regular fluctuation within the MOE, right?

  500. Waingro says:

    #517, that’s what I’m hoping. Unfortunately, RCP included that garbage PPP poll from yesterday in its average in addition to this one today, so it’s ballooned to D+6.8 overall.

    I would like to see some additional CGB polling before calling this a trend.

  501. MichiganGuy says:

    NYCmike, I thought the show was great. Probably, the only lower middle class family show on prime time. Everyone is a lot older now but, the cast still have great chemistry together. The show has become very political; which I like and still very funny. Also, you get to see different points of view instead of just the liberal view point.

  502. chicon says:

    Waingro – without the PPP poll, the average would be 6% instead of %6.8. Not a big difference at this point, imo.

    I’ll be interested in seeing what Likely Voter polls show when they begin adding that screen. Typically that helps Republicans, but there’s a lot of stories out there about how motivated the Dems are this cycle. So, we’ll see.

  503. MichiganGuy says:

    #516 Waingro, I really think we can win in Wisconsin. Especially, after Johnson won re-election over Feingold. A big source of the money this year is coming from Dick Uihlein, a billionaire businessman who lives in Illinois but often invests heavily in Wisconsin politics. Uihlein has given at least $3.5 million to Solutions for Wisconsin, a super PAC backing Kevin Nicholson. I don’t know a whole lot about Vukmir.

  504. chicon says:

    I like that Rosanne’s show is normalizing the political differences among family and friends. Imo, it is important to reinforce the idea that we can tolerate different points of view within our friends and family. I think we are trending toward “separate but equal” based on politics, and this trend is dangerous.

  505. Waingro says:

    #520, right but it was D+5.6 yesterday before PPP and the new Econ/Yougov replaced the old. Like I alluded to, it’s a very small sample size and could very well likely be just noise, so I’m holding off any judgment.

  506. mnw says:

    Chicon

    Yes, Bluz fans are jazzed. They are still more or less tied with 3 other teams, so they need to win 3 of their last six minimum— and 4 would be better.

    How Vegas feels about drawing the Blues in the first round? Same as I feel about playing the Hawks 2 more times.

  507. chicon says:

    Mnw – the Hawks have signed several college kids and will play them the rest of the season. Toews is likely done for the year. So it is a pretty disjointed roster right now. They’ve played well in some games and found a way to lose by the end. I suspect the same will happen in both games against the Bluz.

    As we’ve discussed, Vegas is a great story, but I’d rather go Vegas then LA/Ducks/Sharks; than Nashville then Winnipeg. All roads to the Cup are brutally hard, though.

  508. mnw says:

    Yes, but… Hawks! Muscle memory of all those Blues losses, over all those years.

    Btw, the Blues snapped the Jackets’ 10 game winning streak, and then the Sharks’ 8 game streak.

  509. chicon says:

    I understand the ptsd – I’m a Cub fan. Good time to play the Hawks, but who knows. Bluz are beating good teams playing well. That’s a good sign, imo.

  510. MichiganGuy says:

    * BOOM *
    .
    Roseanne revival premieres to massive ratings
    .
    The premiere delivered an incredible 18.2 million viewers along with an equally impressive 5.1 rating among adults 18-49.
    .
    http://ew.com/tv/2018/03/28/roseanne-ratings/

  511. chicon says:

    Ann Colter says Trump is a “shallow, lazy ignoramus”. Colter and Robbie on the same side…who woulda thunk it?

  512. Phil says:

    Look for ABC to cancel that Trump loving low life.

    Trust me. They’ll think of a reason.

  513. Michael says:

    In LGBTQ news Conversion therapy has now been banned in 10 states, along with several cities and counties.

    New Hampshire, Maryland, Delaware, New York, Colorado, and Maine have all had these laws pass one of their chambers. So we will see who’s next.

    https://twitter.com/Frontand_Centre/status/979040813907812352

  514. Tina says:

    Cnn uoset that the repubkican women interviewed do not believe Muh Stormy,

  515. mnw says:

    I BELIEVE her… I just don’t give a ratz adz.

  516. MichiganGuy says:

    Michael don’t it until you’ve tried it. 🙂

  517. MichiganGuy says:

    missing knock

  518. Tgca says:

    Not that I agree with conversion therapy because I highly doubt it works but I think it’s dumb to single that therapy out when there are also numerous other nonsense therapies out there that are either not helpful or even harmful to folks. This is pure PC BS.

    Hey, if it worked, I would have done it and then had my choice of all the babes here on HHR. Tina? LisaB? Biomom? SuzyQ? …or the ultimate woman CHEKOTE!!!

    I miss Chekote. 🙁

  519. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    Contrary to what the press says, teenagers do not form a monolithic block in favor of more gun control.

    “A USA TODAY/Ipsos poll taken after the Parkland shooting found fewer than half of students 13 to 17 think tightening gun laws and background checks would prevent mass shootings. The Pew Research Center, in an April 2017 poll, found 39% of people 18-29 said protecting gun rights is of chief importance. Compare that to 58% who favor gun control.”

  520. Bitterlaw says:

    I thought Chekote is why Tgca finally settled on being gay.

  521. mnw says:

    If Chekote was the alternative, I’d have to consider it too.

  522. Tgca says:

    Bitter and MNW

    Jealousy is not becoming. You guys would only be so lucky to have a babe like a Chekote. I miss my loud mouth, in your face, hairy Italian lady.

  523. NYCmike says:

    “I miss my loud mouth, in your face, hairy Italian lady.”

    -Which one of my aunts do you know?

  524. Tina says:

    Donald J. Trump
    Donald J. Trump
    @realDonaldTrump
    THE SECOND AMENDMENT WILL NEVER BE REPEALED! As much as Democrats would like to see this happen, and despite the words yesterday of former Supreme Court Justice Stevens, NO WAY. We need more Republicans in 2018 and must ALWAYS hold the Supreme Court!
    2:52 AM · Mar 28, 2018

    Is this why the hhr trolls have been silent this week?

  525. Michael says:

    534 shut up

  526. Michael says:

    GOP may pickup a seat in a special election. MA-HD-2nd Bristol will have an election next week. The GOP has a great shot with Julie Hall (R).

    The GOP primary had 1442 votes, the Dems (3 candidates) totaled 1312 votes. MAGOP may be the safest state party right now, they’ve picked up a senate seat since 2016 and are at their highest levels of representation since 2000.

  527. NYCmike says:

    “534 shut up”

    -Tyrant!

    Who do you think you are, a 17 year old high school student!?

  528. Wes says:

    I see some think Debbie Stabenow can lose this year. While I’d love to see it, I think Corey has a better chance of banging Saoirse Ronan, Liesl Ahlers, Margot Robbie, and Krysten Ritter than Republicans have of winning that seat.

  529. Wes says:

    Waingro says:
    March 28, 2018 at 10:15 am
    #507, interesting take on WI, MG. I’ve read that Vukmir is a sleeper candidate. That would be a HUGE pickup to unseat far left Baldwin.

    Of course if Hovde hadn’t savaged Thompson as insufficiently conservative and forced Republicans to deplete their money in the 2012 primary, Baldwin may never have been a Senator.

  530. Tina says:

    Va secretary let go.

  531. jason says:

    Of course if Hovde hadn’t savaged Thompson as insufficiently conservative and forced Republicans to deplete their money in the 2012 primary, Baldwin may never have been a Senator.”

    The deadenders sent a message, that is what counts.

  532. jason says:

    Good reasons why banning “assault weapons” (MSM made-up term for a semi-automatic rifle) is a bad idea.

    https://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/commentary/2018/03/28/3-reasons-banning-assault-weapons-bad-policy

  533. dblaikie says:

    Last time I read the Constitution I believe the President of the United States can grant a pardon. So I don’t know about anyone else on this site but I could care less if Trump considered a pardon for Flynn and Manifort or not. That the NYT and the rest of the media would make a big deal about this just shows how bereft they are of any real negative news for the President.

  534. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    542. “Is this why the hhr trolls have been silent this week?”

    No, its because their next pay period begins on April 1st.

  535. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    Next time am in Toronto, know where I am having dinner.

    “Animal rights activists were in for a grisly surprise over the weekend when protesters in front of a popular Toronto restaurant were treated to a live demonstration on how to properly butcher the hind quarter of a deer.

    Chef Michael Hunter is co-owner of Antler, a restaurant that serves “local seasonal and wild foods” that are native to Canada, “such as bison, boar, rabbit, duck and deer.” When vegan protesters returned to his restaurant for the fourth time in recent days with signs bearing messages like “animals are not ours to use,” “killing and eating animals is horrifying” and “MURDER,” Hunter decided to conduct a little protest of his own.”

    I knew someone who wanted to open a vegan restaurant; the trouble was he did not know how to cook a vegan properly.

  536. Tina says:

    The pardon is not my favorite power that a president has.

  537. MichiganGuy says:

    VA Secretary David Shulkin out
    .
    President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he was ousting embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin and nominating presidential physician Dr. Ronny Jackson to replace him in the latest administration shake-up.
    .

    https://www.politico.com/story/2018/03/28/trump-says-hell-nominate-white-house-doctor-ronny-jackson-to-be-va-secretary-490886

  538. Phil says:

    Who throws around the most F bombs? David Hogg or Beto O’Rourke?

    The count is close.

  539. MichiganGuy says:

    2018 National House Race
    .
    Democrat 41%
    Republican 37%
    .
    Politico/Morning Consult 3/26-3/27)
    .
    https://morningconsult.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/180332_crosstabs_POLITICO_v1_DK-2.pdf

  540. chicon says:

    MG – 22% undecided?

  541. mnw says:

    I believe Nicholson would be the stronger candidate in WI, not Vukmir.

  542. mnw says:

    The Hill sez GOP is really worried about losing Franks’ former seat in AZ, fwiw.

  543. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    Trump sounds like the type of employer you love not working for.

  544. MichiganGuy says:

    Michigan
    .
    Republican Primary:
    .
    Schuette 29%
    Calley 13%
    Hines 2%
    Colbeck 2%
    Undecided 54%
    .
    Democrat Primary:
    .
    Thanedar 21%
    Whitmer 18%
    Al-Sayed 10%
    Cobbs 3%
    Undecided 48%
    .
    MRG Michigan Poll
    .
    mrgmi.com/2018/03/schuette-thanedar-lead-in-primary-battles/
    ——————————————————————————————————————–
    Attorney General Bill Schuette will be the next Governor of the great state of Michigan.

  545. MichiganGuy says:

    #560 chicon, yes it is on page 48. These are registered voters not likely voters so, some probably will not even vote.

  546. MichiganGuy says:

    #561 mnw, I agree. Like I said in post #521 he has the super Pac backing him.

  547. MichiganGuy says:

    #564 Is the Governor’s race.

  548. MichiganGuy says:

    SanDiegoCitizen says:
    March 28, 2018 at 9:38 pm
    Trump sounds like the type of employer you love not working for.
    ——————————————————————————————————————–
    I don’t know about that from what I have heard from his former employees he treats them pretty good. Now, if you don’t do a good job or in Shulkin’s case where he took a taxpayer-financed trip to Europe last summer and engaged in open warfare with conservatives in his agency; he will let everyone know you deserved to be fired.

  549. Bitterlaw says:

    I ignore Hogg. Of course, if somebody murdered 17 people around me, I would never be silent or restrained in language. I think his method and cause are doomed to fail but I just pay no attention to him.

  550. Phil says:

    Yeah, he definitely believes he gets a blank check on his language….and yeah, his methods won’t get him anywhere. They are, in fact, very counter productive. Of course, he is too smug to get that.

  551. Hugh says:

    My sister took my niece on a cruise this week and told us the pressure on these kids at Stoneman to conform to the pc Hogg view is huge. She was happy to get her away.

  552. Bitterlaw says:

    Good luck to your niece. Everybody at that school is a casualty.

  553. Walt says:

    “lisab says:
    March 27, 2018 at 11:11 pm
    The civil war turned brothers on brothers.
    —————————–

    that was rare

    usually it was against people you never met from a state you had never been to…
    _______________________________________
    lisab,

    Not true in border areas like what is now WV.
    Man families had some folks in the fam who fought for the North and others who fought for the South.

    Was true in my family.
    **********************************************
    [I have been busy helping my sister up in PA move.]

  554. lisab says:

    did it happen? yes … but it was rare

  555. NYCmike says:

    Bitterlaw says:
    March 28, 2018 at 10:18 pm

    I ignore Hogg.

    -The media thanks you for not bothering to fight back against their bias.

  556. NYCmike says:

    https://www.nysun.com/national/the-kidman-doctrine-trumps-george-will-as-john/90223/

    -Please let me know if anyone disagrees with this statement:

    “Mr. Trump may have aggravated some of the current nastiness, but his chief offense has been breaking ranks with the bipartisan coalition that produced the only period of absolute and relative decline in American history.”

  557. NYCmike says:

    http://victorygirlsblog.com/the-census-citizenship-and-the-question/

    -I wonder what “CG” and Robbie think about this “new” policy.

  558. NYCmike says:

    http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/shampooing-hair-and-piloting-commercial-airliners-require-same-number-of-training-hours-in-michigan

    -Robbie,

    Check this out – is this true?

    “ForTheRecord says: Under current law, it is illegal to shampoo hair for people outside one’s family without a cosmetology licence – which requires 1,500 hours of training or a two-year apprenticeship, $200 in fees and passing an exam. Many people across Michigan have been fined and punished for shampooing hair without a cosmetology license. For perspective, the Federal Aviation Authority requires the same number of hours for airline pilots (up from 250 prior to 2014).”

  559. hugh says:

    most of these kids are very resilient. It is as if they are too young to fully process it. I find interesting how politicized it was this time. The dems have some groups that are very adept and organizing political events with a willing media. Our team not so much.

  560. hugh says:

    State licensing rules are designed to keep people from working. Many of these rules could be attacked in court if someone had the money and interest in doing it. This is true as well with many professional organizations that regulate state rules such as state cpa societies.

  561. NYCmike says:

    Planned Parenthood wants a Disney Princess who has had an abortion.

    Republicans will make sure to include funding for this organization in the next budget……it would be too hard to fight./

  562. Bitterlaw says:

    NYC – Maybe you think it is a good plan to get into a screaming match with somebody who had 17 classmates and teachers murdered. I don’t. Responding to him keeps him at the center of attention. Ignore him and he becomes as relevant as Sandra Fluke.

  563. Michael says:

    Trump’s approval numbers are back to -11.5 this morning. Watch Rasmussen will be stupid and suddenly start going positive and bucking the trend. Ridiculous.

  564. NYCmike says:

    Bitterlaw,

    There needs to be a response in regards to the bad information they have used as if it were fact, and also to the vicious accusations they have levied against law-abiding citizens and groups. Silence gives people who are not well-informed a reason to believe what they say, no matter what their age and victim-hood. The media has an agenda. If they didn’t, the Kyle Kashuv kid would be much more famous, as he has spoken with more respect for all persons involved.

  565. NYCmike says:

    https://www.redstate.com/sarah-rumpf/2018/03/29/fine-don%E2%80%99t-defund-planned-parenthood-instead./

    Bitterlaw,

    Looks like someone is reading HHR, especially your comments.

    NOW the Republicans in Congress have a choice to make.

    Will you help guide them to the proper choice?

    Or just keep speaking about “deadenders”?

  566. MichiganGuy says:

    Nevada Democrat Gubernatorial primary:
    .
    Clark County Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani 31%
    Commissioner Steve Sisolak 27%
    Unsure 23%
    None of these 18%
    .
    Expedition Strategies Poll
    .
    https://www.reviewjournal.com/news/politics-and-government/nevada/campaign-2018-nevada-dem-governor-primary-polls-in-dead-heat/

  567. chicon says:

    Good morning, Mike. I agree with the thought behind this idea, as well as using the defense budget to build the wall. However, I think this takes away too much power from the Legislature and puts it in the hands of the Executive. It does an end-around on the Legislature in a similar way Obama did with Executive Orders.

  568. MichiganGuy says:

    South Carolina
    .
    Repulbican Gubernatorial Primary:
    .
    Gov. McMaster 41%
    Templeton 10%
    Lt. Gov. Bryant 5%
    McGill 3%
    Warren 2%
    .
    Democrat Gubernatorial Primary:
    .
    State Rep. Smith 18%
    Willis 11%
    Noble 7%
    .
    TargetPoint Consulting/Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research
    .
    http://www.thestate.com/news/politics-government/article206979594.html

  569. MichiganGuy says:

    Generic Congressional Vote:
    .
    Democrat 50%
    Republican 44%
    .
    CNN/SSRS Poll
    .
    https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2018/03/29/politics/cnn-poll-march-2018-generic-congressional-ballot-midterm-election/index.html
    ——————————————————————————————————————–
    * BOOM *
    .
    “That’s a major shift in favor of the GOP since February, when Democrats held a 16-point edge.”

  570. Bitterlaw says:

    The media have an agenda? Zzzzzzzz. When did they not? Blame the printing press.

    Hogg feeds those who are anti-gun. He does not create new anti-gun activists. I choose to ignore him.

    Don’t worry. There will be another massive school shooting and the carnage will continue. Nothing will ever change.

  571. Bitterlaw says:

    The day I vote is the only day I have any influence.

  572. chicon says:

    Really, Bitter?

  573. jason says:

    Anyone doubted Booker is a moron, put your doubts to rest.

    Jeff Sessions is not acting in defense of the rights of Americans. He should not be in that job,” Booker told me. “But I do not think he should be fired for the reasons Donald Trump would fire him.”

  574. jason says:

    Casey 43, Barletta 25″

    No incumbent can get re-elected with 43%….I read this at HHR.

    On the other hand, trash any poll where a third of the electorate is missing.

  575. jason says:

    It’s scary to think that the question are you a citizen in a Census is controversial in any way.

    Mind boggling actually.

  576. Michael says:

    597 F&M polls are GARBAGE

  577. Michael says:

    600

  578. jason says:

    Republicans will make sure to include funding for this organization in the next budget”

    You “so called conservatives” should take it up with Trump directly. He has helped fund them and says they do good work and help millions of women.

    “Yet here is Trump again defending Planned Parenthood on the night he should have been celebrating primary victories in a handful of states. This time, however, Trump goes further. Not only does he defend Planned Parenthood, he attacks pro-life voters who disagree with him:

    Trump dismissed the notion he is not a true conservative because he supports Planned Parenthood, insisting he is “just doing what’s right.”

    “Look, Planned Parenthood has done very good work for many, many — for millions of women,” Trump said in a news conference Tuesday night. “And I’ll say it, and I know a lot of the so-called conservatives, they say that’s really … cause I’m a conservative, but I’m a common-sense conservative.”

  579. NYCmike says:

    “Don’t worry. There will be another massive school shooting and the carnage will continue. Nothing will ever change.”

    -Bitterlaw,

    Please call the people who did the studies which show that gun violence in school is actually lower than before.

    They might be wrong…..but since the media doesn’t highlight them on a continual basis, I suspect that the studies are valid.

  580. NYCmike says:

    Chicon,

    I believe the person who wrote the article wants the legislature to make the changes WHEN WRITING THE BUDGET, not leave it to the President, which would be, in my mind, illegal.

  581. jason says:

    Bitter is not blaming law abiding gun owners for mass shootings, he is only supporting those that claim law abiding gun owners are responsible for mass shootings.

    Let’s be fair.

  582. jason says:

    F&M polls are GARBAGE”

    What was your first clue…that 32% of the electorate is not reflected in the poll?

    But you can’t argue with the results.

    I think its 100% certain that Casey will get at least 43% of the vote and Barletta will get at least 25% of the vote.

  583. Cash Cow TM says:

    “Pope Francis claims that Hell does not exist and that condemned souls just “disappear.”

    Article on DRUDGE
    ___________________

    So the infallible Pope says the infallible Bible is wrong, and all previous infallible popes were wrong in so believing.
    ****************************************
    That view ought to really boost church attendance.

    CC thinks hell does exist.
    It exists here on Earth as cold things on milking machine thing they hook up to me, it exists when the fence peeks me from the luscious and tall green grass and clover on the other side of the fence.

    It exists here on Earth when people like Obama and Trump are elected president…
    ******************************************
    I cannot imagine what hell is like after they grind me up and make burgers out of me.

  584. NYCmike says:

    jason,

    Did you read the link about suggestions for how to appropriate $$$ away from Planned Parenthood?

    How about starting with 1/4th of that $500 million? Have Republicans give $125 million to the groups that can handle some of the same services as PP.

    Can you support that?

  585. Walt says:

    Guess who was on the local WRNR radio this morning?

    Not Walt!

    But Mrs. Walt…had her on to talk about Hospice and her volunteer work!

  586. NYCmike says:

    “Bitter is not blaming”

    -I didn’t say he was blaming anyone.

    I said his “carnage” line is not backed up by facts.

    Things have changed, for the better, if those studies are to be believed. Of course, the media will not give them a fair examination……but of course, Bitterlaw will just say “zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz” to that.

  587. NYCmike says:

    Chicon,

    This is from the bill. The legislature, as it says in the Constitution, is responsible for appropriation$$.

    “Drafting the bill should be an open and bipartisan discussion. Members of Congress should take into consideration the clinics in their own districts that are providing excellent care to the needy in their communities. If the Democrats truly care about women’s health, they should participate in the debate and offer amendments with their suggestions.”

  588. NYCmike says:

    “There was also a massive drop in Medicaid and contraceptive claims, which liberals attempted to frame as a negative, but a federal civil suit was brought against Planned Parenthood for Medicaid billing fraud from 2003 to 2009 and eventually settled for $4.3 million dollars. Plus, the enactment of Obamacare during this period meant that women with those policies were entitled to free contraception. In other words, when another government program provided contraception coverage and the fraud spigot was cut off, that made the number of claims go down, not women forgoing necessary medical care.”

    -Republicans, if they had any ability to communicate competently, should be able to make this a winning issue.

  589. jason says:

    “Bitter is not blaming”

    -I didn’t say he was blaming anyone.”

    Hey, Ma, the bait didn’t catch the big Bitterfish we were after but it did reel in a smaller moronfish.

  590. NYCmike says:

    Pope Francis will definitely become a saint. He is a miracle worker.

    He unites Robbie, jason, and myself in thinking what an absolute jack*ss he is!

  591. jason says:

    jason,

    Did you read the link about suggestions for how to appropriate $$$ away from Planned Parenthood?

    How about starting with 1/4th of that $500 million? Have Republicans give $125 million to the groups that can handle some of the same services as PP.

    Can you support that?”

    Look, Trump says they do very good work for millions of women.

    You don’t believe him?

  592. NYCmike says:

    Oh right……in jason-world, Trump writes the legislation as well…….I forgot.

    My bad.

  593. jason says:

    He unites Robbie, jason, and myself”

    Geezus….

    Now that’s brutal…I might have lost my appetite for lunch.

    Unfortunate too, it was going to be corn chowder, bacon wrapped sausages, sauerkraut, home fries, green beans with bacon and blueberry pie a la mode.

  594. jason says:

    “Trump writes the legislation as well”

    Ah yes, I forgot, the guy that actually signs bills bears no responsibility, just a poor innocent by-stander.

    I hear he has a new sign on his desk, “The Buck Stops with Ryan and McConnell”.

  595. NYCmike says:

    jason,

    Did I write anywhere that Trump is NOT RESPONSIBLE for the bills which he signs? NO, I did not.

    We, oops sorry, at least I am, speaking about potential legislation, which, if the Founding Fathers are to be believed, can and should be handled by the legislature…….maybe it gets lost in translation to A-Hole.

  596. jason says:

    I am pro-choice to the extent I have no problem with with first trimester abortions, which are and should continue to be legal. I am vehemently against partial birth abortion or any abortion of a viable fetus.

    I think its perfectly ok for Planned Parenthood or any other organization offering first trimester abortions as an option within their services to women.

    However, I think their services should rely on private donations not taxpayer money. I don’t believe there is any “right” to federally funded abortion.

    If Planned Parenthood offers services that are federally funded and they are used as an “outsourced” organization, that is ok, too, as long as the funds are not used for anything that they are not intended for.

    I hope that is clear enough for NYC.

  597. jason says:

    Did I write anywhere that Trump is NOT RESPONSIBLE for the bills which he signs?”

    Ok, so that means HE IS RESPONSIBLE.

    Thanks.

  598. NYCmike says:

    “I hope that is clear enough for NYC.”

    jason,

    Newsflash:

    You don’t appropriate money.

    Congress does.

    Let’s work together to change their behavior.

    The HFC would love your support, as well as Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, Mike Lee, etc, etc….

  599. NYCmike says:

    “Ok, so that means HE IS RESPONSIBLE”……YES, FOR SIGNING, NOT WRITING LEGISLATION.

  600. jason says:

    Trump can sign the legislation or not.

    The buck stops with him.

    IF he signs it, HE IS RESPONSIBLE for it going into effect. 100%. No ifs or buts.

    You hand someone a loaded gun and he goes out and shoots someone, he is the one who pulled the trigger.

    No free lunch.

  601. jason says:

    YES, FOR SIGNING, NOT WRITING LEGISLATION.”

    LOL, “signing”

    No, moron, he is responsible for it becoming law.

    100%.

  602. Sheeple, Jr. says:

    It appears that so far, narcissist Hogg has convinced one of Ingraham’s sponsors to quit advertising on her show.
    NUTRISH is Rachel Ray’s dog food company and sells its product under the PEAK brand.
    Wasn’t Ray a big Obamaphile?

  603. NYCmike says:

    jason – agreed.

    Trump showed that he is as NOT CONSERVATIVE as the people who sent him that bill.

  604. jason says:

    The HFC would love your support,”

    Sorry I don’t support fake conservatives.

  605. NYCmike says:

    “LOL, “signing””

    -?

    Again, agreed. “signing” it becomes law.

    That is the usual process in the cartoon……do we need to have your 1st grade teacher give you a refresher course?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyeJ55o3El0

  606. jason says:

    Jorge Ramos returning to Mexico?

    Let me be the first to credit Trump.

  607. NYCmike says:

    You do have to listen for about 2:20……so I can see why that part is tough for you to understand…..

  608. NYCmike says:

    “Sorry I don’t support fake conservatives.”

    -Yup. The ones that write the omnibus bills are much more “real”…..

  609. jason says:

    “signing” it becomes law.”

    We are making slow progress here.

    So if “signing” makes it law, who is responsible for making it law?

    Come on now, think, you’ll get there.

  610. jason says:

    Wow, Trump Jr. did tear Jeb a new a-hole….

  611. jason says:

    The fact is that as everyone knows Trump does not want to defund Planned Parenthood.

    Go ahead and try to blame someone else for that, but that’s it in a nutshell.

    Planned Parenthood won’t be defunded while Trump is President because HE doesn’t want it to be defunded.

    Period.

  612. Bitterlaw says:

    NYC – I am certain that the parents of the murdered children at Sandy Hook and Parkland are relieved to know that school violence is declining.

  613. NYCmike says:

    Bitterlaw,

    I responded to your statement…..don’t hide behind grieving parents as a reason to utter your brand of doom and gloom.

  614. NYCmike says:

    “Planned Parenthood won’t be defunded while Trump is President because HE doesn’t want it to be defunded. ”

    -I don’t know if that is true or not, and neither do you…….BUT……

    That is also why I suggested a reduction of 1/4 to start with……let the public see if other clinics can do the same thing as PP……then make it 1/2 what it is now…..the amount of $$ spent would still be the same, the only thing different would be that PP isn’t getting all of it.

    Trump would NOT stand in the way. GUARANTEED.

  615. jason says:

    don’t know if that is true or not, and neither do you…”

    Well, I think if he believes it does good work and benefiting millions of women and he has thousands of letters supporting it it would stand to reason that he doesn’t want it defunded.

  616. Bitterlaw says:

    NYC- GFY. I do not need anybody else to feel doom and gloom. Your statement minimizibg the carnage of these killings was absurd. Maybe you had relatives working for the White Star line:

    “While this incident was unfortunate, it is important to remember that hundreds of ships did not hit icebergs last night.”

  617. Bitterlaw says:

    Why would Trump defund PP? He donated to them for years.

  618. lisab says:

    it is illegal to shampoo hair for people outside one’s family without a cosmetology licence
    ——————-

    that is mostly to stop people from cutting hair and doing nails without training

    anyone could put up a sign saying, “nails done here”

    the trouble is that diseases and lice can be spread that way — thus the license, it proves you know the proper techniques to not spread diseases and also to not chemically burn someone while bleaching their hair

  619. lisab says:

    U.S jobless claims dropped to 215,000 last week, the lowest level since 1973, the Labor Department revealed Thursday.

    In the week ending March 24, the number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped by 12,000 from 227,000 as adjusted for seasonal labor market changes.

    Unemployment claims during the week ending March 17 were revised down 2,000, to 227,000.

    The four-week average also fell by 500 claims to 224,500. Last week’s average was revised up by 1,250, from 223,750 to 225,000.

  620. MichiganGuy says:

    “Laura Ingraham, a Fox News opinion host, made what some have interpreted as a snide comment about David Hogg, a survivor of the Parkland school shooting. Ingraham tweeted a link to a news article about Hogg having received some college rejection letters. She tweeted the article’s headline, “David Hogg Rejected By Four Colleges To Which He Applied,” adding “and whines about it” at the end. Hogg is now urging people to boycott Ingraham’s advertisers”
    .
    https://www.yahoo.com/news/m/876d07e9-57f4-32f9-b367-38b3c78cd1ed/ss_rejected-by-4-colleges-%27and.html

  621. Tgca says:

    Per RCP article below, this idiotic comedienne/actress states that women have compromised in raising their kids instead of seeking out their career ambitions, and therefore can’t think for themselves, and that’s why they voted for Trump.

    So let me get this straight, you decide to have children but then you expect them to come 2nd to your career choices? I’m sure any kid with a parent like that will turn out well-adjusted.

    How insulting this is to any parent, especially women, who have sacrificed their careers for their children because maybe they think their kids are more important than a career choice at that moment in time. If you want a career 1st, then work it out with your spouse or significant other to see how you can agree to balance both, as many couples have done. Otherwise, put off having kids until you feel you’re established in your career.


    ‘Roseanne’ Star Sandra Bernhard: Women Who Support Trump Unable To Think For Themselves

    “A lot of women have compromised, given in, raised their kids and not had the luxury of being able to think for themselves. And when you sacrifice that in your life and say I don’t think I’m going to lean on somebody else financially that means you’ve got to get up every day and go work,”

  622. chicon says:

    The Pope says there’s no hell? This is great news for me!

  623. lisab says:

    “I love everything about my father… that he’s a fighter, that he has guts, that he’s President (all those things you’re not)… that he learned enough about politics in a few weeks to dismantle you piece by piece despite it being your life’s work.”

  624. lisab says:

    The Pope says there’s no hell?
    ————————————

    he has obviously never been to upstate ny

  625. lisab says:

    * In a statement released on Mar. 29, after Scalfari’s report garnered worldwide attention, the Vatican said:

    “The Holy Father Francis recently received the founder of the newspaper La Repubblica in a private meeting on the occasion of Easter, without however giving him any interviews. What is reported by the author in today’s article [in La Repubblica] is the result of his reconstruction, in which the textual words pronounced by the Pope are not quoted. No quotation of the aforementioned article must therefore be considered as a faithful transcription of the words of the Holy Father.”

  626. Tgca says:

    Bitter

    You ask why Trump would defund PP after donating for years? Probably the same reason as others on various stances, he evolved!!!

    Mitt Romney is against abortion now but back in 2002 while running for gov in MA he said “I will preserve and protect a woman’s right to choose and am devoted and dedicated to honoring my word in that regard.”

    Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama now support gay marriage when they were previously steadfastly against it.

  627. lisab says:

    see … the pope really did not say upstate ny does not exist

  628. lisab says:

    tgca,

    is paul lynde a forgotten figure gay society?

    he has always been a favorite of mine, although i never got to see bewitched when it was on air, just in reruns.

    however, his life was basically destroyed because he could not come out as gay — everyone knew in hollywood, but not in peoria

  629. lisab says:

    tgca being the resident expert of all things gay of course 🙂

  630. jason says:

    Paul Lynde was Uncle Arthur, but the second husband was gay too, Dick Sargent.

  631. jason says:

    Why would Trump defund PP? He donated to them for years.”

    I think its hilarious how far NYC will go to give Trump a free ride.

    When “infrastructure” starts the contortions will be epic.

    I am buying more popcorn.

  632. Phil says:

    This pope’s hell is capitalism and free enterprise.

    His heaven? Probably Venezuela.

  633. mnw says:

    “He donated to PP for years,” therefore he doesn’t want PP defunded.

    “He donated to Hillary and the DEMs for decades,” therefore he wants Pelosi to be Speaker again.

  634. jason says:

    Today we have already had the following squirming, parsing and obfuscating comments:

    “YES, FOR SIGNING, NOT WRITING LEGISLATION”

    Yep, signing does not make it law I guess. Okayy..

    “Trump showed that he is as NOT CONSERVATIVE..”

    “is as not conservative”…that’s a tongue twister, can you see NYC contorting in the chair as he writes that?

    “Did I write anywhere that Trump is NOT RESPONSIBLE”

    but didn’t write that he IS responsible either…

    “Trump would NOT stand in the way. GUARANTEED.”

    Didn’t he guarantee Cotton-Perdue did not really mean a 50% reduction in legal immigration too? Color me skeptical but I will believe it more when the principals actually say these things, NYC might disappear when I go to collect the “guarantee”.

  635. Bitterlaw says:

    I am glad to hear that unemployment claims are down. If I owned a gun, there is a 50/50 chance that I would not be around after The day I filed for UC. Definitely in the Top 5 worst days of my life.

  636. Bitterlaw says:

    Jason – Just remember that when Trump tells Congress that he wants to give unions $1 Trillion in infrastructure gifts and Congress passes the bill, it will not be Trump’s fault that he signed it. NYC will be disappointed that Trump signed the bill he asked Congress to pass.

  637. jason says:

    He donated to PP for years,” therefore he doesn’t want PP defunded.

    “He donated to Hillary and the DEMs for decades,” therefore he wants Pelosi to be Speaker again.”

    Zzzzzz…. apples and oranges and a really poor analogy.

    Having Pelosi as speaker is not in his interest now. However, keeping PP funded IS in his interest for political purposes or at least it is his preference.

    This is really not rocket science.

  638. jason says:

    Jason – Just remember that when Trump tells Congress that he wants to give unions $1 Trillion in infrastructure gifts and Congress passes the bill, it will not be Trump’s fault that he signed it.”

    Nah, of course not, it will be the evil RINOS in Congress that forced him, I tell you, forced him.

    But remember, he will only sign it into law, a very minor detail in the whole process.

  639. jason says:

    I bet you whatever you want that Ryan and McConnell are both more opposed now and have always been more opposed to abortion and to Planned Parenthood than Trump ever was.

    GUARANTEED.

  640. jason says:

    Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama now support gay marriage when they were previously steadfastly against it.”

    BS.

    They were “publicly” against it for political reasons. As soon as public sentiment changed they quickly “evolved”.

    Does anybody really think Hillary and Obama were actually against gay marriage from a religious or philosophical standpoint? Let’s get real here.

  641. Bitterlaw says:

    If the Dems take the House, why would they hand the gavel to Pelosi? They can easily find another leftist for the job. They would be better off choosing a younger person. Any black womanizer or man would check off the PC boxes nicely.

  642. Bitterlaw says:

    Womanizer should be woman. Autocorrect is a strange cat.

  643. jason says:

    Seems like this white female couple and their six adopted black kids were all killed when their car drove off a cliff into the Pacific Ocean. Police don’t suspect foul play but there are no skid or brake marks before the car went 75 ft off the road over the cliff.

    It’s strange to me. They for sure knew they were driving along the cliffs so you wouldn’t accidentally drive 75 ft off the road on the cliff side and keep going.

    http://people.com/human-interest/couple-6-children-moms-dead-car-plunged-cliff/

  644. jason says:

    If the Dems take the House, why would they hand the gavel to Pelosi?”

    Shhhh.. its better to run against Pelosi than against “another leftist”

  645. Tgca says:

    666

    Jason

    My point. People do things that benefit there interests and then they claim they’ve evolved. Both sides of the aisle do this and Romney did so when running for the GOP in liberal MA. So if Trump gave money to PP in the past but now wants it defunded, I’m sure it was because he thought it was best in his interest at the time, as he is not Ge really ideological on many social issues.

  646. jason says:

    68 killed in prison riot in Proud Obamacon’s socialist paradise of Venezuela.

  647. jason says:

    I’m sure it was because he thought it was best in his interest at the time, as he is not Ge really ideological on many social issues.”

    No, sorry, his liberal opinions on social issues were not for political expediency at the time, he wasn’t in politics. They were most probably what he really thoughts, that’s why he is even on record as supporting partial birth abortion.

    If you want to make the point that he now takes more conservative positions because its politically expedient, fine.

    But Trump has not “evolved” on PP as far as his personal beliefs any more than Obama “evolved” on gay marriage.

  648. Michael says:

    What do you know? They were all hillary supporters anyway. What a “huge” groundbreaking rally….

    https://hotair.com/archives/2018/03/29/survey-89-march-lives-voted-hillary-fewer-half-gun-control/

  649. dblaikie says:

    It is going to be fun to watch how my brother and sister Catholics react to the news that the Pope, the one who fills the shoes of the fisherman (Peter) does not believe in hell. I knew this sort of stuff would happen when the Cardinals elected a Jesuit — for centuries they have loved to stir things up, and burn Calvinists like me.

  650. jason says:

    Has Bitter said he will be going to Mass anyway yet?

    Btw can anyone suggest a stock of a company that sells/provides sinful services or goods so I can invest?

    All those millions of Catholics with a free pass from hell will now enter the market, should be a bonanza.

  651. Tgca says:

    673
    Jason

    I think you misunderstand me sweetie.

    The “evolved” comment in my original post was sarcasm, as that was how HRC and BHO clarified their changed opinions so I was mockingly stating that’s why Trump changed.

    My gut feeling with Trump is that he doesn’t give money to anyone unless their’s something in it for him, and any donations he gave in the past were probably because he benefitted from it even if was just to hobknob with folks in NYC or to support his business. I doubt Trump ever really cared about abortion policy personally.

  652. Tgca says:

    674
    Michael

    No shock. As I often believe, many people go to many events to be part of a crowd, rally against anything because they hate to conform, or as an extracurricular fun activity than for the cause itself. I saw this all the time when I lived in San Francisco. Folks went to organized events whether it was protesting the Gulf War, energy conversation, animal rights, or AIDS events. Most folks I know did little for those causes outside the big hoopla events.

  653. Tgca says:

    676

    Jason

    Playboys
    Victoria’s Secret
    Karex
    Hooters

    Just to name a few.

  654. jason says:

    Market closed but orders in for tomorrow.

    I don’t think Hooters is sinful enough.

  655. dblaikie says:

    It is not quite a free pass. The new Catholic doctrine lines up with Professor Slughorn in Harry Potter in The Half Blood Prince when he was comforting Hagrid on the loss of his giant spider, Aragog. He basically says that at the end you just go “poof” and disappear. That is what Francis says happens to the naughty folks — they just go poof — while the righteous make it to heaven.

    I suppose “poof” is better than fire and brimstone.

    Just for the record, I believe that God honors both our yes and our no’s. In the great paraphrase of Scripture by Peter Marshall from Elijah’s speech on Mt. Carmel, “How long will you go limping between decisions! If God is God than follow him! But if Baal is God then follow him and go to hell!”

  656. Sheeple, Jr. says:

    BREAKING: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/29/attorney-general-jeff-sessions-names-prosecutor-to-investigate-fbi-allegations-could-still-appoint-second-special-counsel.html

    The attorney’s name is John Huber. Sessions still seems unable to pull the trigger on a Special Counsel.

  657. Sheeple, Jr. says:

    #682
    Add: Huber was appointed as the US Attorney in Utah by BARACK OBAMA in 2015 and re-appointed by Donald Trump.

  658. DW says:

    Major 7.2 earthquake just struck Papua New Guinea.

  659. dblaikie says:

    It sounds like Sessions left the decision to Huber.

  660. Tina says:

    Breaking

    Legal defense fund set up for mccabe.

  661. Tina says:

    Poor flub.

    Wooping from trump jr.

    Still in recovery.

  662. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    Life in leftist La La Land. California judge orders cancer warning on coffee.

    “A Los Angeles judge has ruled that California law requires coffee companies to carry an ominous cancer warning label because of a chemical produced in the roasting process.

    Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle wrote in a proposed ruling Wednesday that Starbucks and other coffee companies failed to show that the threat from a chemical compound produced in the roasting process was insignificant.

    A nonprofit group had sued coffee roasters, distributors and retailers under a state law that requires warnings on a wide range of chemicals that can cause cancer. One of those chemicals is acrylamide, a carcinogen present in coffee.

    “While plaintiff offered evidence that consumption of coffee increases the risk of harm to the fetus, to infants, to children and to adults, defendants’ medical and epidemiology experts testified that they had no opinion on causation,” Berle wrote. “Defendants failed to satisfy their burden of proving by a preponderance of evidence that consumption of coffee confers a benefit to human health.”

    The coffee industry had claimed the chemical was present at harmless levels and should be exempt from the law because it results naturally from the cooking process necessary to make the beans flavorful.

    The case has been developing for eight years and is still not over. A third phase of trial will later determine any civil penalties that coffee companies must pay.”

  663. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    689. Am not seeing how Douglas school students can accuse the police of gun violence; they were standing passively outside and did not fire a shot while Cruz was shooting.

    “@NadegeGreen
    Replying to @NadegeGreen
    Tyah-Amoy a Marjorie Stoneman Douglas student said conversations about gun violence have to include police violence. She asked, the same people who showed up for #MarchForOurLives–will they show up for #StephonClark? #AltonSterling? #SandraBland? pic.twitter.com/QIhvy9gYHD

    @NadegeGreen

    About 8 media organizations covered this press conference– most of them local. One student said the school’s black students are not being represented. She peered into the news cameras and said, “Well here we are. Do you see us?””

  664. chicon says:

    Sheeple – seems like a reasonable approach to me on the US Attorney from Utah. Seems from outside the DC cabal, and I am not a fan of special prosecutors unless really necessary.

  665. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    689. Actually, the African-American kids have a point. The protests by white, suburbanite kids has little to do with the reality that over 50% of the kids being murdered in this country are African-Americans.

    “Columnist Walter Williams has noted that, out of roughly 7,000 blacks murdered last year, 94 percent were killed by another black person. Half of all homicide victims are black, while blacks account for barely 13 percent of the nation’s population. Williams calculates that the black homicide victimization rate is six times that of whites, and in some cities, more than 22 times higher.”

    Will add: close to 90% of deaths among African-Americans are because of gangs and narcotics.
    Overwhelming handguns are the weapon used. Maybe 2% are committed with what are termed “assault rifles.” A ban on “assault weapons” will do squat for high murder rate among African-Americans. Also the overwhelming majority of the murders of African-Americans takes place in locations with strict gun control laws.

    I would suggest talking to Rudy Giuliani if you really want to lower the murder rate in urban areas among people of color.

  666. chicon says:

    SDC – excellent points. I think the place to start is for the left to at least acknowledge the facts in your post. My own suspicion is that much of it is related to economic status. Probably the large number of kids without a positive male influence in their lives is a big factor, too.

  667. Michael says:

    Penn State has caught Utah off guard in the NIT. 1st Quarter Utah led 20-14 with a minute left, then PSU took the quarter 21-20.

  668. Bitterlaw says:

    Michael – The NIT is a sad joke. Good luck to OSU but don’t get hyped over it.

  669. Michael says:

    I’ll get hyped over it since PSU definitely is looking better than half the teams that the Tourney had, including Oklahoma. Not to mention it is PSU’s first post-season year since 2011, so I’ll be a little hyped.

  670. CG says:

    Sister Jean and the Lavar Ball Family could combine to win the NIT

  671. Diamond Jim says:

    DCC

  672. Sheeple, Jr. says:

    https://twitter.com/chrisgeidner/status/979503675327606785

    Very Liberal 9th Circuit Judge Stephen Reinhardt has died.

  673. chicon says:

    A nice article for Robbie to ignore when breathlessly “reporting” the exit polls next election….

    https://www.nationalreview.com/corner/election-exit-polls-accuracy-common-complaint/

  674. chicon says:

    Sheeple – condolences to his family.

    He would not be happy that his seat will be filled by a Trump appointee….

  675. MichiganGuy says:

    Sheeple, Jr. says:
    March 29, 2018 at 9:05 pm
    https://twitter.com/chrisgeidner/status/979503675327606785
    Very Liberal 9th Circuit Judge Stephen Reinhardt has died.
    ————————————————————————————————————————
    Roy Moore needs a job. 😉

  676. chicon says:

    MG – almost spit out my beer at Roy Moore needing a job. Well played.

  677. MichiganGuy says:

    New Hampshire
    .
    Governor – Republican Primary:
    .
    Chris Sununu 79%
    Other 7%
    Undecided 14%
    .
    Governor – Democratic Primary:
    .
    Kelly 17%
    Marchand 11%
    Connolly 9%
    Other 4%
    Undecided 58%

    TargetPoint/GQRResearch
    .
    https://htv-prod-media.s3.amazonaws.com/files/scan-2018-nh-statewide-toplines-1522338776.pdf

  678. MichiganGuy says:

    lol@chicon

  679. Michael says:

    Penn State won the NIT. Wooooooo honestly elated that they won. Back to earth now!

  680. NYCmike says:

    Chicon,

    Did not understand why they sent that kid down, and then the season took a turn for the worse at about the same time, as the article indicated.

    Not all because of him of course, but the games at the beginning of the year were really exciting, with lots of the kids running around and making plays.

    Not sure what they need. I hope they figure it out.

  681. NYCmike says:

    Good one about Moore!

  682. Bitterlaw says:

    Has Bitter said he will be going to Mass anyway yet?

    Jason – I was at Mass from 8:00 to 9:30. Since you are not Catholic, you can GFY and your opinions on my religion.

  683. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    708. “Penn State won the NIT. Wooooooo honestly elated that they won. Back to earth now!”

    From someone on another team’s message board in Provo, Utah: “Thank you Penn State. I needed this.”

  684. Bitterlaw says:

    I’ll get hyped over it since PSU definitely is looking better playing the crappy teams that are in the NIT.

    I fixed it for Michael.

  685. Bitterlaw says:

    The only thing less impressive than winning the NIT is losing the NIT. In that sense, congratulations to Penn State.

  686. Bitterlaw says:

    Not to mention it is PSU’s first post-season year since 2011, so I’ll be a little hyped.

    Even Lafayette College made March Madness more recently (2015).

    Penn State is a football and wrestling power. Basketball? No.

  687. mnw says:

    I’ll say this about Trump & abortion:

    He addressed the March for Life live and in person.

    W & Bush 41 phoned it in.

    I like it. I think it shows guts. The other two were afraid to get too close.

  688. jason says:

    I like it. I think it shows guts. The other two were afraid to get too close.’

    LOL…

    Smoke and mirrors, huh?

    Did you ever hear “the other two” say “I am very pro-choice in EVERY respect” when asked about partial birth abortion?

    No? I didn’t either.

  689. Tina says:

    Sean Davis
    ?
    @seanmdav
    According to @Jim_Jordan, who was on Fox News earlier this evening, Andrew McCabe lied to DOJ/FBI four separate times, including twice to the DOJ Inspector General while under oath.
    7:36 PM – Mar 29, 2018

  690. Michael says:

    715 We shall see for next year as I said.

  691. Tim says:

    Phillies’ Bullpen = LOL

  692. Tina says:

    Has Jeb gotten off the floor yet?

    Never a bush will be president again

  693. mnw says:

    March For Life:

    I don’t see Trump putting his political capital on the line by attending the March For Life as being “smoke and mirrors” at all. This is something new.

    As for what he did & said before he was elected, jason?

    Zzzzz

    I guess jason cares deeply about Stormy, too.

  694. Tina says:

    I care about Stormy.

    Jebot

  695. NYCmike says:

    2 Bush President did NOT go to the March For Life? Is that correct?

    And then Trump did go?

    jason’s motto: Words during a campaign speak louder than actions while governing.

  696. Bitterlaw says:

    Tim – The Phillies new manager is a strong believer in analytics. Translation – HE DOESN’T KNOW HOW TO MANAGE REAL GAMES.

  697. CG says:

    725. No.

    Every Pro-Life President, (Reagan and both Bushes) called in.

    Trump did not attend. He sent a video message.

  698. Jeff G. says:

    Economic growth in Q4 2017 revised up to 2.9%. Wobbles hardest hit.

  699. Tina says:

    2 bush oresidents, ran as reagan and governed like carter.

    Spenders.

  700. Jeff G. says:

    U.S. consumer sentiment rose to its highest level since 2004 based on a surge in confidence from the BOTTOM third of earners.

    From the WSJ:

    “All of the March gain in the Sentiment Index was among households with incomes in the bottom third… those in the middle third were unchanged, while the Index fell among households in the top third,” said Richard Curtin, the Michigan survey’s chief economist.

    I thought all of President Trump’s policies were supposed to benefit “the rich.” Darned reality isn’t matching the narrative! What’s going on here!

  701. Tina says:

    Has jeb gotten up off the floor yet.

    This guy would have been pooty ooots poodle and the mexican gubment woukd have used him well.

  702. Tina says:

    onzalez@engineeredtaxservices.com
    @TaxReformExpert
    President Trump decreased the US Debt to GDP ratio by more than 1% in his first year in office – the first time that has been done in 50 years!
    5:00 PM · Mar 28, 2018

    Drat cuts us debt to gdp

  703. Tina says:

    Poor hillary paid 7k less for a speech.

    I wonder if rhe Russians are still paying her or bj?

  704. Phil says:

    I would like to wake up just one morning without having to see David Hogg’s mug in the news headlines…..

  705. Redmen4ever says:

    Speaking of Stormy, isn’t about time to defrock St. John of Kennedy?

    Stormy fits the Democrat scenario: evil white men cheat on you (that is, when they’re not killing you), so use them if you must, but hate them. And those of you who marry a white man (yuch!) you’re betraying us voting the way those white men tell you to vote.

    I join Hall and Oates. Watch out boys!

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

  706. jason says:

    If you think this story is weird just wait till you get to the last sentence….

    “An Oklahoma woman who married her biological mother last year was sentenced to 10 years of probation Tuesday for committing incest.

    Misty Spann, 26, pleaded guilty to illegally marrying 44-year-old Patricia Spann and was sentenced in Stepens County District Court, according to Tulsa World.

    Incest is punishable by up to 10 years in prison in Oklahoma.

    Patricia Spann told investigators that she lost custody of her three children, but reconnected with them in 2014. Afterward, she and Misty “hit it off,” according to the paper.

    Patricia decided to marry Misty because her name wasn’t on her daughter’s birth certificate, documents say.

    Misty Spann and Patricia Spann were both charged with incest.

    She also married her biological son in 2008, but the marriage was later annulled after he described it as incest, according to the affidavit.”

  707. jason says:

    2 bush oresidents, ran as reagan and governed like carter.

    Spenders.”

    Translation: At least Trump is honest… he said deficits didn’t matter just print money and he is true to his word.

  708. MichiganGuy says:

    China’s defunct and reportedly out-of-control Tiangong 1 space station is expected to re-enter Earth’s atmosphere sometime this weekend.
    .
    Based on Tiangong 1’s orbit, it will come to Earth somewhere between latitudes of 43 degrees north and 43 degrees south, or roughly somewhere over most of the US, China, Africa, southern Europe, Australia, and South America. Out of range are Russia, Canada, and northern Europe.
    .
    http://www.newser.com/story/257244/falling-space-lab-due-to-hit-earth-this-weekend.html
    ——————————————————————————————————————–
    Good luck everyone. I’ll be in my bunker this weekend. I have a short wave radio. My call sign is Russia Russia Russia. Wait maybe that is Tinas’

  709. jason says:

    Bush President did NOT go to the March For Life? Is that correct?

    And then Trump did go?

    jason’s motto: Words during a campaign speak louder than actions while governing.”

    NYC can’t help his penchant for pathological lying.

    Trump actually said he was “very pro-choice in every respect” in 1999, when he wasn’t running for anything and could say what he really thought.

    NYC to say “but he was trying to build in Manhattan” in 3, 2, 1….

  710. DW says:

    737 – some try their hardest to prove Darwin’s survival of the fittest.

  711. DW says:

    BREAKING:

    Catholic church to offer refunds to the descendants of the faithful who purchased indulgences.

  712. jason says:

    I told Amos Stoltzfuss about the Chinese space station.

    He said the English are crazy and he will keep his cows in the barn over the weekend.

  713. jason says:

    Every Pro-Life President, (Reagan and both Bushes) called in.

    Trump did not attend. He sent a video message.”

    According to the AFL-CIO conservatives, that means he “went”.

    The contortions are epic.

    Just wait for infrastructure.

    The AFL-CIO conservatives here are going to be twisting themselves into pretzels explaining how a trillion dollar gift to the unions is actually “conservative”.

    And NYC will be here saying Trump didn’t write the bill, he “only” signed it.

    I can’t wait.

  714. Bitterlaw says:

    Passover begins at sundown. Everybody should wish Corey a happy Passover.

    I am trying to restore civility at HHR. If you don’t agree with my goal, GFY.

  715. Bitterlaw says:

    Can’t really wish “happy Good Friday” since it is not a happy day.

  716. Bitterlaw says:

    Jason – Trump did not do or say anything before 2015. Or 2016. Maybe 2017. The date moves to suit NYC.

  717. jason says:

    Well, you should make that point clear then to those voters on the right then, who are saying they will never vote for Rauner”

    Corey forgets the campaign he waged against Rauner here, including bringing up MSM talking points about his nursing home business and claiming he couldn’t win the GE.

  718. jason says:

    “Jason – Trump did not do or say anything before 2015. Or 2016. Maybe 2017. The date moves to suit NYC.”

    But he always has a convenient back-up when you catch him lying.

    Trump didn’t really mean that, he was trying to build in Manhattan.

    There was no way he could get a permit unless he came out in favor of partial birth abortion.

  719. mnw says:

    I suspect that the posters who are the least pro-life are the most interested in what Trump said about abortion in 1999, & that those who are most pro-life care nothing at all about that.

  720. jason says:

    I think the IL poll above sounds about right. Rauner decided he didn’t need no stinkin’ socons! Where the hell are they gonna go, anyway?”

    Excellent. So the deadenders think sending a message to Rauner that he isn’t litmus tested conservative enough and electing a moonbat instead is going to help the conservative cause.

    Good thinking and don’t forget to start saving saving for taxes because its going to be a heck of an expensive message.

  721. jason says:

    suspect that the posters who are the least pro-life are the most interested in what Trump said about abortion in 1999, & that those who are most pro-life care nothing at all about that.”

    LOL.

    Here you go Bitter, like you said, Trump never said anything before he started running for President.

  722. jason says:

    that those who are most pro-life care nothing at all about that.”

    Of course not….

    Like the AFL-CIO conservatives have shown, there is a lot of “flexibility” there.

    The “flexibility” on the infrastructure boondoggle will be a thing of beauty.

  723. Michael says:

    Rasmussen is now going positive, going from 45/53 to 47/52 in a day. That probably would have gotten Trump under double digits if it was 2 days earlier. It’s about optics somewhat here.

  724. chicon says:

    Jason – some Republicans and conservatives decided not to vote for Trump, too. Absolutely stupid unforced errors by Rauner on immigration and abortion. Just as stupid as some unforced errors by “deadenders” of past campaigns. Alienating the right is just as stupid, from a math point of view, as alienating the middle when the race is going to be close. Rauner didn’t need to alienate either – the middle and the right both hate Mike Madigan.

  725. chicon says:

    I thought rigid, non-flexible thinking was one of the hallmarks of a deadender?

  726. chicon says:

    Michael – that could easily be an outlier sample being added to the mix, rather than real movement.

  727. Tim says:

    #726: I did scratch my head when he pulled Nola after 68 pitches………….

  728. NYCmike says:

    A-Hole logic:

    Sphincter: Give Person A a political label due to something said in the past.

    Open mind: Another individual points out that the same Person A has said something, or even acted in a way, which is in direct contrast to what Person A has said in the past.

    Sphincter: Individual, YOU are a liar!

  729. MichiganGuy says:

    “Pulse gunman’s widow found not guilty on all charges.
    .
    Prosecutors argued Salman knew about Mateen’s guns, his affinity for violent Muslim extremist videos and his intention to attack a location, but did nothing to stop him.

    Defense attorneys described Salman as a simple woman with a low IQ who was abused by her husband, and who didn’t know of his plans because he concealed much of his life from her.”
    .
    http://www.wmur.com/article/verdict-reached-in-trial-of-pulse-gunmans-widow/19641324

  730. Tina says:

    The wife of mateen is found not guilty.

    Over in floriduh, do we get crazy decisions.

  731. chicon says:

    MG – there were two counts against her. One was lying to the feds. The other was aiding a terrorist. On the second, they had to prove that she helped, not just that she should have been aware. Apparently, the feds got in some trouble with the judge for not playing by the rules in the discovery process (apologies to those sensitive FBI types who I may have offended by relaying this info….).

  732. Tina says:

    Simple woman with low iq.

    Is she hillary?

  733. Tina says:

    Another botched case thanks to comedy, mccabe, et. Al.

    An enabler set free because of discocery error.

    Btw, why is mccabe who is worth 11 million, going with a go fund?

    Does he fear something?

  734. Tina says:

    Hhr, no go zones

    Attacking Hogg Hitler

    Attacking the fbi.

  735. Tina says:

    Cnn reporter to Hogg.

    What kind of dumb ass colleges do not want you?

    Really cnn, the ca colleges are among the best. He did not make it, his gpa was good, but not good enough.

  736. MichiganGuy says:

    “Btw, why is mccabe who is worth 11 million, going with a go fund?”
    Hey, if I thought people were dumb enough to give me money; I would start a gofundme account too. 🙂
    I don’t think McCabe is worth 11 million anyway. Now Comey is worth at least 14 million.

  737. Tina says:

    He drives a porsche. His house is worth a lot.

    Times must be tough,

    Lied four times to officials.

    Plus pobably broke records act, obstructed a criminal investigation, and violated the hatch act.

  738. MichiganGuy says:

    McCabe and his wife purchased their home in 2006 for $715,000, according to Loudoun County, Virginia’s sales and tax records. Schwartz specified that the home was purchased with a mortgage.
    .
    https://www.factcheck.org/2018/03/andrew-mccabes-net-worth/

  739. Tina says:

    I think the asset level fromthose reports do not match his needs for the go fund me.

    The kawyahs will eat thriugh the $700k house quickly.

  740. NYCmike says:

    “Now Comey is worth at least 14 million.”

    -Not sure about Comey’s net worth.

    I am pretty sure his parents live up in Bergen County, NJ.

    My brother has seen him at mass.

    When he received communion, my brother yelled out “You’re FIRED!”.

    He went to confession this week.

  741. NYCmike says:

    ” (apologies to those sensitive FBI types who I may have offended by relaying this info….).”

    -It is Holy Week, Robbie.

    Please don’t JUDGE him too harshly!

  742. chicon says:

    https://nypost.com/2018/03/29/what-nevertrumpers-still-refuse-to-see/

    Robbie will love this….

    “Trump’s presidency so far has been a shotgun marriage between the off-the-shelf GOP agenda and his own impulses on immigration and trade, when, ideally, there would have been a more fully thought-out and integrated conservative populism.

    Trump is not seriously engaged enough to drive this himself, while congressional Republicans lack interest in immigration restriction and oppose Trump on trade. But make no mistake: On immigration and China trade, Trump is closer to the national Republican consensus than his conservative detractors.

    A realistic attitude to Trump involves acknowledging both his flaws and how he usefully departs from a tired Reagan nostalgia. By all means, criticize him when he’s wrong. But don’t pretend that he’s just going away, or that he’s a wild outlier in the contemporary GOP.”

  743. NYCmike says:

    But, But, But, Trump said in 1995….or 1998….or was it 1979…..

  744. MichiganGuy says:

    NYCmike says:
    March 30, 2018 at 12:13 pm
    “Now Comey is worth at least 14 million.”

    -Not sure about Comey’s net worth.
    ——————————————————————————————–
    Back when Obama nominated Comey for the job in 2013, the former prosecutor reported his net worth in Senate documents during the confirmation process. His net worth came in at $11 million, a figure that likely rose almost immediately considering he was due a $3 million profit-sharing payout from his former employer, the hedge fund Bridgewater Associates
    .
    http://www.newsweek.com/james-comey-net-worth-salary-fbi-director-trump-fired-pay-606406

  745. NYCmike says:

    ALL bills sent to the President’s desk are the responsibility of the President.

    The people who write it, once they put down their pens, cease having any responsibility.

    Bill Clinton gets ALL credit for Welfare Reform.

    The Roth IRA should really be called the Clinton IRA, since he signed the bill.

    William Roth wrote the bill, but his name should be deleted, according to A-Hole Logic.

    A-Hole Logic = Legislators, members of the Legislature, have been declared NOT RESPONSIBLE for legislation which becomes LAW.

    Bill, from Schoolhouse Rock, please call Miss Crabapple if you have any complaints.

  746. Tina says:

    Please do not attack hogg or the fbi.

    Policy 3.111

  747. chicon says:

    When a Congress passes a bill and sends it to the President, and the President signs the bill, it becomes law. At that point the legislators who voted for the bill and the President both “own” the new law. Since both are essential elements of the making of a law, both are accountable.

    If one likes the tax bill, the Congressmen who voted for it and the President get the credit. If one hates the omnibus bill, the Congressmen who voted for it and the President get the blame.

  748. Phil says:

    Yeah, Hogg and his lib friends will get you. Just ask Laura. Of course, Laura opened the door for him. Dumb broad. Hey, What do you expect from a woman that dated Keith Olbermann? Who knows what that was about.

  749. Tina says:

    I like the tax vill, but hate the omnibus bill.

    Trump is blamed and faulted, where applicable.

    I have a feeling after year one, i will be disappointed and rino tendencies will apppear.

  750. Tina says:

    Did she just tell him to stop being whiny?

    Bfd, if that was said.

    Hogg Hitler has said worse things.

    Let him continue.

  751. Phil says:

    Yeah, Tina, but you are not allowed to question Camera Hogg. He is the spokesman for all the “children”. CNN told me so.

  752. Tina says:

    And Rottie said he is off limits, phil.

  753. NYCmike says:

    “I have a feeling after year one, i will be disappointed and rino tendencies will apppear.”

    -Agreed, since Congress refuses to act in a conservative fashion.

  754. Bitterlaw says:

    Hogg Hitler? You are better than that, Tina. Why refer to Hitler?

  755. Phil says:

    Rush calls him Camera Hogg. Watch it, Rush. He’ll have your sponsors pulled, too.

    Don’t mess with Camera.

  756. Wes says:

    Don’t be a hypocrite, Bitter. Godwin’s Law used to be your go-to method of argumentation till I called you out on it.

  757. NYCmike says:

    “Why refer to Hitler?”

    -Tina is referring to a picture where Hogg is wearing an armband on his left arm, like a Brownshirt.

    She is NOT acting like a leftist and calling him that name because she disagrees with his political leanings.

  758. NYCmike says:

    “Don’t be a hypocrite, Bitter. Godwin’s Law used to be your go-to method of argumentation till I called you out on it.”

    -You must do yoga……congratulating yourself this much must take great flexibility.

  759. Bitterlaw says:

    Wes – I no longer use those references. Are you going to lecture Tina?

  760. NYCmike says:

    “Camera Hogg” is fitting! Good one from Hush Bimbo.

  761. Phil says:

    Yeah, I saw that Hogg picture. The guy is a smug, obnoxious punk.

    I’m with Tina. More Hogg!

  762. NYCmike says:

    “Are you going to lecture Tina?”

    -Plenty more hours in the day for Wes…..he’ll get to her.

  763. Wes says:

    You no longer use them because I kept going after you for doing so. Don’t pretend you just woke up one day and decided to no longer be the personification of Godwin’s Law.

  764. NYCmike says:

    Kyle Kashuv?
    Ryan Petty?

    Bitterlaw,

    Do you know these names?

  765. NYCmike says:

    https://townhall.com/tipsheet/mattvespa/2018/03/28/cameron-kasky-withdraws-from-debate-with-fellow-student-kyle-kashuv-and-the-reaso-n2465160

    -Personally, I don’t see why Kashuv apologized for his tweet. I did not think it was offensive. It was right on.

  766. NYCmike says:

    “You no longer use them because I kept going after you for doing so.”

    -We need a mirror in Aisle 3!

  767. Bitterlaw says:

    Wes – Which is it? Do I get credit for seeing your point or do I get no credit so I should just go back to Nazi analogies?

  768. Bitterlaw says:

    I do not know those names and don’t plan on looking them up.

    DCCC

  769. Wes says:

    Fair enough, Bitter. You eschewed the Nazi analogies. Good for you.

  770. Bitterlaw says:

    I did watch a show on Sherman’s righteous and justified destruction of traitor’s property. There was a story about a traitor executed as retaliation for the killings of the good guys (Union prisoners). A 45 year old father of 9 daughters who claimed he was conscripted into the traitor’s ranks and never fought in the traitor’s army was shot by a firing squad. I admit that I almost felt sorry for his daughters. So sad to have a dad in the traitor army.

    See? I have a softer side.

  771. NYCmike says:

    Bitterlaw,

    Posted links.

    The Petty family lost their daughter…..I guessed you did NOT read about her.

    The Kashuv kid was also a student, but like Hogg, avoided the line of fire.

    He does, however, disagree on guns with the CNN-Soros-sponsored-youth.

  772. NYCmike says:

    “I do not know those names and don’t plan on looking them up.”

    -Bitterlaw said he read all of the obituaries……did he miss Alaina Petty, or did he forget her already?

  773. Tgca says:

    Screw this Hogg idiot. I have no compassion or sympathy for him because he is now actively and vilely attacking others just because they won’t do what he wants without giving his classmates an opportunity to share their thoughts. He’s an adult. An immature one at that but an adult at 18 so he needs to take accountability for his actions. He is using this event for self-promotion and as a platform for his beliefs. If this incident never happened, he would just be another liberal tool. He’s no different than the radical freaks on campus that want to take others rights away and cry foul when you questioned them. He’s the kind of person you would never want to hire because you know he will be a troublemaker.

    GFY Hogg Boy
    .

  774. Bitterlaw says:

    NYC – You miserable mf-ing bastard. I did read the stories of every murdered student. I did not commit the names to memory. I respect the students and families who chose to protest. I respect the students and families who chose to NOT protest. I am not required to agree with how they choose to channel their grief. Come to my house in Radnor to tell me to my face that I do not care about victims.

    GFY.

  775. chicon says:

    Did Mike just score some big points?

  776. Phil says:

    805

    Pretty spot on IMO

  777. Bitterlaw says:

    I don’t agree with Hogg and see no reason to pay attention to him. Both can be true.

  778. NYCmike says:

    “NYC – You miserable mf-ing bastard.”

    -Happy Easter, Bitterlaw!

    Please forgive me.*

    *Catholicism is great!

  779. NYCmike says:

    Bitterlaw gets angry at my words on the internet……but pays no attention to a Soros-funded (assumption), CNN-sponsored crybaby’s attempt to politicize a tragedy and take away freedoms from law-abiding Americans.

    Who is the real “miserable mf-ing bastard”?

  780. mnw says:

    Michael 754

    I agree that Trump is probably at re-elect level right now.

    jason

    I vote in MO. I don’t care if Rauner lives or dies. I believe he unnecessarily alienated a good chunk of the GOP base on abortion. I think the poll shows that.

  781. Bitterlaw says:

    NYC – When is the last time you saw Sandra Fluke or Cindy Sheehan on the news? When people ignored them, the media moved on.

  782. CG says:

    Some people spend more time on this blog obsessing over a 17 year old boy than they do on a Tiger Beat message board.

  783. Tina says:

    Bl, i have defended hoggs right to speak. Let him keep saying more and more and more,

  784. Tina says:

    In short, there will be diminishing returns for hogg.

  785. jason says:

    NYC is now completely knotted up on explaining how Trump is not responsible for anything he said that NYC doesn’t agree with and is not in any way responsible for anything he signs into law.

    Just wait till we get the infrastructure bill.

    Poor bastard will need 30 chiropractors to untangle him.

  786. jason says:

    I believe he unnecessarily alienated a good chunk of the GOP base on abortion.”

    Is this the same GOP “base” that voted for a guy on record as supporting partial birth abortion?

    I hope that in addition to being “alienated” they start saving for higher taxes.

  787. Tina says:

    Fluke and shameham had 5heir time. Shameham had a 2 yr run, if you remember.

    The hitler refernce is to the gun grabbing.

    Hiw history repeats itself.

    So, the drats have their slaves with the illegals and their nazis with the gun grabbing and blm thugs.

  788. jason says:

    Tgca says:
    March 30, 2018 at 2:14 pm

    Screw this Hogg idiot.”

    Huh, no.

    But if you are willing to do it for the cause, you have my support.

  789. Tina says:

    I hope that eric holder or eric holder 2.0 are the drat nominees in 2020.

  790. Tina says:

    BREAKING

    Failed presidential candidate, flub, is still knocked out,

    Flubs problems are he cannot handle a counter punch.

  791. jason says:

    I thought rigid, non-flexible thinking was one of the hallmarks of a deadender?”

    Absolutely.

    That is why its hilarious to watch the “sudden” flexibility when it comes to Trump.

    The “principled” conservatives are really not that principled.

    Who knew?

  792. CG says:

    In regards to Rauner, I spent a lot of time and a lot of effort trying to get him elected in 2014. At the end of the campaign, I was pessimistic based on things that voters in my area were telling me but I was glad to be wrong. I felt the need to be honest on here about the race. While wrong on a small number of Gubernatorial races, that is the cycle I had 100 percent accuracy on all Senate races.

    Needless to say Rauner’s challenge is much more difficult this time. There remains a small chance at least that his opponent can be rendered unacceptable, but if those who are deadenders, purely on issues, don’t vote for Rauner, it won’t matter.

  793. jason says:

    Some people spend more time on this blog obsessing over a 17 year old boy”

    Not me, I have not spend 5 seconds on this moron.

    Oh, darn, now I have.

  794. Tina says:

    http://dennismichaellynch.com/gloria-allred-withdraws-from-accusers-case-against-trump/

    Allred bails on case against trump.

    Allred saw no green here, so she bails.

    This is the woman who wanted trump to go to her restaurant and he refused. The ladys cousin indicates she is a loon.

  795. jason says:

    In regards to Rauner, I spent a lot of time and a lot of effort trying to get him elected in 2014.”

    I’ll take your word for it, you sure spent a lot of time and effort trying to get him defeated in the primary.

    I agree that if the deadenders don’t vote for him, even though I bet he is ideologically more conservative than Trump, he will certainly lose.

    My only consolation is they will pay and pay and pay for that message.

  796. CG says:

    Yes, I supported another candidate in the primary in 2014, who would have been a stronger nominee then, and now, and a better Governor.

    This primary, I held my nose and voted for Rauner because his deadender opponent had no prayer whatsoever in a general election.

  797. jason says:

    Happy Passover to all my Jewish friends.

  798. Tina says:

    Jebots should be happy.

    Her thighness is not going away.

  799. CG says:

    And the candidate I supported in the primary Kirk Dillard, was definitely more conservative than Rauner, who entered the Gubernatorial field with his only real political experience, having been a Democrat donor. Dillard was Pro-Life and everything. Despite that, he would have beaten Quinn and would not have done the things Rauner has done to anger conservatives in the party.

    However, it was most certainly the Tea Party/both parties are corrupt/we want a rich guy who is not part of the swamp crowd, who nominated Rauner the last time, so it’s all on them. They should do what they can now to come to terms with it.

    And I certainly see parallels between the rise of Rauner and the rise of Trump, even though the two men are not allies at all.

  800. jason says:

    I thought Rauner was the best bet in 2014, I didn’t agree anyone else was a “stronger nominee”. He was an outsider and he had money and he was a successful businessman in a bankrupt state, three good assets at that time.

    So like you were wrong about Rauner’s chances, you might have been wrong about him not being the strongest candidate, but we will never know.

    He is definitely the best candidate now, both in the primary and the GE.

  801. jason says:

    I liked Dillard too, but I thought Rauner was a better GE candidate.

    In any case, its water over the dam. What is Dillard doing these days?

  802. CG says:

    He was also basically a Democrat, at least on many issues, which is something I was suspicious of at the time.

    Quinn was so unpopular, Dillard would have won in a rout (both in 2010 and 2014)

    Rauner’s even more unpopular than Quinn ever was now. The one saving grace is that Michael Madigan is more unpopular.

  803. CG says:

    He’s now the head of a transportation authority for the Chicago area.

  804. jason says:

    Tina, I agree that Jeb’s hit on Trump’s kids was stupid and ill advised. I am actually surprised he sunk that low, if he wanted to break out of his milquetoast persona and actually do a job on Trump its a little too late. Say what you want about Trump, he has the love and support of his kids.

  805. jason says:

    Well, if Rauner loses maybe he can run again.

  806. chicon says:

    “CG” is right – Rauner will not win unless it is possible to demonize Pritzker. I don’t know what is in Rauner’s oppo research file on Hotel Boy, but it had better be very good.

  807. jason says:

    jason

    I vote in MO. I don’t care if Rauner lives or dies.”

    Hmmm.. interesting.

    I will remember that you have no political interests beyond MO.

    Might come in handy sometime.

  808. jason says:

    chicon says:
    March 30, 2018 at 2:21 pm

    Did Mike just score some big points?”

    No, points are only for A-holes.

    And we are not taking applications, MD’s vacancy was already filled.

  809. chicon says:

    Well, no self-respecting New Yorker would want to be part of a group called the Philly A-Holes.

  810. jason says:

    Of course, if our only female A-hole doesn’t come back, we could entertain some applications.

    However, due to the Trump tax cut and the fact everyone is more flush, we will be raising the application fee by 200%.

  811. jason says:

    NYC is too much of an a-hole to be an A-hole anyway.

  812. CG says:

    Where was it said that Jeb Bush was even referring to Trump? Is there a direct quote in which Trump is mentioned or that has him answering something about Trump or referencing Trump?

    Sounds like Fake News

  813. CG says:

    838. There will be a lot of ads about the toilets Pritzker ripped out of a property he owned, to avoid paying taxes.

  814. Tgca says:

    Bitter

    I’ll show up at your house in Radnor, wherever that is. What’s for dinner?

  815. CG says:

    Yeah, the source of that story was the Yale student newspaper (I am sure a bastion of conservatism) and they printed a clarification saying Jeb Bush was not referencing Donald Trump’s children, but merely talking about his own.

  816. Tgca says:

    Sandra Fluke acted like a sleazy HO!!!

    Why should I pay for her sexual protection products. I’m not asking anybody to pay for my slings, muzzles and hand-cuffs. Geez!

  817. jason says:

    But don’t pretend that he’s just going away, or that he’s a wild outlier in the contemporary GOP.”

    I fully agree with this.

    He is definitely not a wild outlier in the contemporary GOP. Those that think he is are sadly deluded.

    I have made this point over and over myself, and left the party because of it. Trump’s GOP is not my GOP. It doesn’t mean I can’t support him where I agree with him. But I am fully aware that my views are a minority opinion within the coalition that elected him.

  818. jason says:

    Doesn’t sound like fake news to me. I would have taken it the way the audience took it.

    “It’s not entirely clear what Jeb Bush intended when he said that after he was crushed by Donald Trump in the 2016 South Carolina Republican primary, he returned home to children “who actually love me.” He made the comment during a speech at Yale University on Tuesday.

    The Yale Daily News, which reported the comment, originally said it was meant as a jab at President Trump — and by implication Trump’s children. The Yale paper later corrected its article to say that although “Bush did not directly refer to Trump,” most of the audience took it that way.”

    It’s very clear to me.

  819. jason says:

    Anyone really doubt he was referring to Trump?

    Let’s get real.

  820. CG says:

    The audience can take it anyway they want, but that’s on them. I wouldn’t have taken it that way. Bush Family members have been using that line for decades. (check out Barbara Bush’s 1992 Republican convention speech transcript)

    The story was retracted. Apparently though, this is a sensitive topic to the Trump Boys.

  821. jason says:

    And Donald Trump Jr’s response was an epic takedown

    “Jeb! I love everything about my father. I love that he’s a fighter, I love that he has guts, I love that he’s President (all those things you’re not)

    Also love that he learned enough about politics in a few weeks to dismantle you piece by piece despite it being your life’s work”

    Ouch…

  822. CG says:

    I am sure the Yale reporter has it in his or her journalistic ability to know what “most of the audience” was thinking.

  823. CG says:

    DJT Jr should worry about his own kids at this point.

  824. jason says:

    The story was retracted”

    Nah, it wasn’t retracted, it was corrected to state Jeb did not refer to Trump in name, but that the audience understood what it meant.

  825. CG says:

    And how is it known what the “audience understood?”

    Is that is how the audience took it, then it’s a reflection on feelings about Trump. That’s not on Jeb Bush.

    Clearly, Trumpists are a bunch of snowflakes.

  826. CG says:

    The Hill is citing the Yale Daily News, pre-retraction.

    It’s just sloppy reporting from the Yale student newspaper.

    If you as you said were “surprised” Jeb said it in that way, perhaps you should go with your instinct, since he didn’t, instead of just reflexively attacking Jeb and defending Trump.

    Several Bushes over the decades have used a variation of that line, especially when referencing political defeat or the possibility of it. I have certainly read enough and seen enough about the Bushes to know that.

  827. jason says:

    If I was in the audience I would have understood it perfectly too.

    Of course, the chances of me being in the audience for a Jeb speech are slim to none.

  828. CG says:

    I specifically remember Jeb saying the same thing in recounting his 1994 Gubernatorial loss.

    I guess it was a slam at Lawton Chile’s kids too.

  829. chicon says:

    Junior’s response is how a NY A-Hole handles things…

  830. jason says:

    Sorry, I am no great fan of Trump, but I would have taken it in exactly the same way as the audience.

    There is really no other explanation, Trump kicked my ass in the primary I went home to children who actually loved me.

    The clear implication is that Trump on the other hand, didn’t go home to children who loved him.

    Geezus, are you really that dense?

  831. CG says:

    In 1988, Barbara Bush used a variation of that line and some people thought it was a dig at the Reagans.

  832. chicon says:

    CG – if “snowflake” means thin-skinned, then I partially agree. Trump cannot let any perceived slight stand, even when he should (i.e., deceased soldier’s family in the campaign), but at the same time no amount of heat seems to keep him from doing what he believes he needs to do.

  833. CG says:

    Yeah, you are “no great fan of Trump.”

    Jeb Bush had a lot of accurate, critical things to say about Trump in his remarks at Yale, but the line about his kids had nothing to do with Trump.

    But clearly, this is a sore subject to those who have to defend a clearly amoral man like DJT.

  834. jason says:

    he Hill is citing the Yale Daily News, pre-retraction.”

    No, actually they aren’t.

    The reference to the Yale Daily News is another quote, about still needing therapy.

    Keep trying.

  835. CG says:

    Happy Easter

  836. jason says:

    but the line about his kids had nothing to do with Trump.”

    It had everything to do with Trump. You know it, teh MSM knows it, the audience knew it.

    It was a really stupid low blow.

    And Jeb has rightfully been torn a new a-hole for it.

  837. jason says:

    In 1988, Barbara Bush used a variation of that line and some people thought it was a dig at the Reagans.”

    And since Barbara was no fan of the Reagans, it probably was.

  838. Sheeple, Jr. says:

    A very good digital ad by Hawley(R) against McCaskill(D) in the Missouri Senate race. You will see this theme repeated many times in the Fall.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VaJN65IqrGw&feature=youtu.be

  839. chicon says:

    CG – it would be a simple matter for JEB! to clear up, I’d think. All he has to say is, “sorry for the confusion, I wasn’t talking about Trump when I made those remarks”. Has he done so? If not, why?

    I don’t think it’s a big deal either way.

  840. chicon says:

    Ouch. Hogg v. McCain. Bitter’s gonna have some cognitive dissonance…..

  841. Wes says:

    I can see the angle Hawley is going for. McCaskill will have a hard time countering it in a state Trump carried by 19 points.

  842. Wes says:

    I’m sure Mikey thinks Akin needs another shot at McCaskill.

  843. chicon says:

    What’s the HHR ruling, is Hawley a deadender?

  844. Wes says:

    Hawley is no Deadender. He has a strong resume and comes across as reasonable. He beat back a strong Dem assault on him in 2016 and has thus far neither alienated voters not put his foot in his mouth.

    He is a solid candidate who fits his state. I see no reason to lump him in with the Star Wars cantina scene rejects put forward by the Deadenders.

  845. chicon says:

    878 – thank goodness we don’t need to go over that hundreds of times….

  846. Wes says:

    On the other hand, McCaskill is a California-style, partisan moonbat representing an increasingly conservative state because of a wave bolstered by Rush Limbaugh’s childish antics (2006) and a disaster of a candidate (2012).

    Her 2016 book should provide Hawley all the necessary ammunition to oust her.

  847. Wes says:

    Assuming Hawley can avoid any serious missteps, I’d expect McCaskill to fall consistently behind him by September.

  848. chicon says:

    Wes, would an announcement by Hawley that he the Grand Pooh Bah of the local Raccoon Lodge count as a serious misstep?

  849. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    873. “Good old David Hogg fires a salvo at a dying war hero who suffered as a POW–John McCain.

    https://twitchy.com/sarahd-313035/2018/03/30/shut-the-fck-up-comfortably-smug-goes-off-on-david-hogg-over-this-shot-at-john-mccain/?utm_campaign=twitchywidget

    Wow! Great link. The little oinker got taken to the woodshed.

  850. jason says:

    CG – it would be a simple matter for JEB! to clear up, I’d think. All he has to say is, “sorry for the confusion, I wasn’t talking about Trump when I made those remarks”. Has he done so? If not, why?”

    Because that is what he meant. Only Corey didn’t get it. Actually he got it, he just can’t admit Jeb stepped on a mine and it blew up in his face.

  851. Tina says:

    Can we now attack hogg hitler?

  852. jason says:

    NPR morons correct their earlier definition of Easter:

    Correction March 30, 2018

    An earlier version of this post incorrectly described Easter as “the day celebrating the idea that Jesus did not die and go to hell or purgatory or anywhere at all, but rather arose into heaven.”

  853. Sheeple, Jr. says:

    #883- SDC
    The Empire Strikes Back! ProActiv pulls its advertising from MSNBC for insensitive comments about Parkland School “survivor”, Kyle Kashuv.

    https://twitchy.com/gregp-3534/2018/03/30/two-can-play-this-game-proactiv-pulls-ads-from-msnbc-over-kurt-eichenwaldkyle-kashuv-feud/?utm_campaign=twitchywidget

  854. mnw says:

    jason

    You construe my indifference to Rauner to mean that I “have no political interests outside MO.”

    You do that constantly, with multiple posters. Intentionally misstate what they say.

    I’ve donated to dizens of GOP candidates outside MO, most recently Saccone.

    Zzzzz

  855. mnw says:

    sb “dozens”

  856. mnw says:

    The Hawley digital ad reminds me of some of Thune’s ads against Daschle.

  857. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    889.

    “https://www.redstate.com/slee/2018/03/30/shocker-media-matters-helping-david-hogg/

    Hogg getting help….”

    He is talking about not starting college and being involved in the 2019 elections. Assume he will be paid by someone like Bloomberg. Not a bad choice by the way, he probably can pull a pretty good income. Beats a $30,000 college loan an working as a barista.

    Believe he turns 18 this year (they are not saying when), so arguing he cannot be attacked because he is a minor is not really valid. He’s at an age where he will be registering for the draft, and could go into the service and learn to shot an M-4/M-16 or the equivalent.

  858. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    By the way, another gun infested country in the world is Finland.

    Fourth highest ownership of firearms in the world. All males in Finland must complete military service at age 18. Over 80% of Finnish males have, and many females too. After training, people go into the military reserve — a lot of reservists have semi automatic rifles and handguns for training at home.

    There are 1.62 million registered guns in Finland (various estimates of how many are not registered); citizens have right to have semi-automatic.

    In country o over 5 million people, a past year, there were a total of 8 gun-related murders in Finland (70 murders total), Most of them involved motorcycle gang wars.

  859. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    894. After two mass shootings about 10 years ago, Finland did something very smart. They limited the news coverage of the shooters and shootings. A “No Notoriety” approach.

    “Finland provides a model that the American media might take note of. After two school shootings in the towns of Jokela (2007) and Kauhajoki (2008), media organizations examined their practices and made some changes. The Finnish media had publicized the perpetrators’ manifestos — which, not so ironically, referenced the Columbine attackers — and provided wall-to-wall coverage of the killers. In the end, Finnish journalists adopted a policy similar to those proposed in the No Notoriety campaign. Some journalists protested, but the changes have largely stuck.”

  860. Diamond Jim says:

    😈

  861. Diamond Jim says:

    🙄

  862. Diamond Jim says:

    👿

  863. Diamond Jim says:

    😡

  864. Diamond Jim says:

    CM

  865. chicon says:

    Diamond Jim, where’s the patience?

  866. Bitterlaw says:

    I never really watched Roseanne the first time it was on. Since I heard some good things about the new series from some conservatives, I checked out the first episode.

    The verdict? It was ok. Roseanne is now a Trump supporter but is not portrayed as some crazy racist or woman-hater. Her sister is actually portrayed as an unhinged leftist. Cross-dressing 9 year old grandson and black daughter of military vet son are new wrinkles. It did not seem to poke fun at one side more than another.

    I’m not sure if I will watch again but I did not invest time in the first go-round, either.

  867. Cash Cow TM says:

    Michael is a fan and commentator on the NIT.

    Makes him a NIT WIT!

    If Penn State won the NIT it makes sense.
    They are the NIT-tany Lions.

    HAR DE HAR HAR HAR.

  868. Cash Cow TM says:

    I am very tired this evening.

    Had to watch Walt take the snow blower apart and put the auger belt back on–and reassemble the thing.

    SIX FRIGGIN TIMES!
    That is another 4 hours of my life I cannot ever get back.
    *****************************************
    and it slipped off again, and Walt gave up.

  869. jason says:

    You construe my indifference to Rauner to mean that I “have no political interests outside MO.”

    You prefaced the statement with “I vote in MO”.

    You made your bed, lie in it.

    And don’t forget to GFY.

  870. jason says:

    I’ll show up at your house in Radnor, wherever that is. What’s for dinner/

    I don’t think Bitter is big on tofu burgers or quinoa hot dogs.

  871. jason says:

    “jason

    I vote in MO. I don’t care if Rauner lives or dies.”

    I think its fair to say that this statement implied you don’t care what happens in IL since you vote in MO and my comment was in that context.

    I actually do think you care about national politics given your posts in general, but that was not the message in that post.

  872. jason says:

    It wasn’t hopeless Wes, she was sending a message.

  873. mnw says:

    jason

    Your comments are of a piece with all your other comments. Straw men are us!

    Since logic is difficult for you, you always fall back on 1) willfully misconstruing posts; 2) Zzzz & 3) GFY.

    Cause that’s all you got.

  874. jason says:

    Sorry, you want to be intellectually dishonest, I am going to call you on it.

    I don’t care if you like it or not.

    No free lunch.

    Don’t want to own up to your own post? Tough.

  875. jason says:

    I can understand how the AFL-CIO conservatives are confused about themselves.

  876. jason says:

    I’m sure Mikey thinks Akin needs another shot at McCaskill.”

    Well, Stacey Dash is available.

  877. jason says:

    After a solid breakfast of corned beef hash, eggs, bacon, biscuits, coffee and a slice of blueberry pie I am ready to help the true conservatives here with their identity crisis.

    I know its tough to explain how adopting the AFL-CIO agenda of the last 30 years is conservative, how electing more liberal Democrats will help conservative causes, and how giving giving the unions a trillion dollars for infrastructure is fiscally responsible.

    So I am here to help. No, no need to thank me, it’s what I do.

  878. MichiganGuy says:

    Stephen Colbert ‘apologizes’ to Trump, says ‘CNN lies’
    .
    With hopes of getting those Trump-supporting Roseanne numbers, Stephen Colbert let the people know Thursday he and the president agree about something: “CNN lies.”

    https://www.freep.com/story/life/entertainthis/2018/03/30/stephen-colbert-apologizes-trump-cnn-snl-saturday-night-live/472319002/
    ——————————————————————————————————————–
    This guy would sellout his own mother to get higher ratings.

  879. Sheeple, Jr. says:

    jason
    After a breakfast like you had this morning, you are not on oxygen? I would be passed out,but you PA guys are tough!

  880. Bitterlaw says:

    Whenever I read about Jason’s breakfast I have to take more insulin. Damn. It sounds good.

  881. Bitterlaw says:

    I also watched Slitting Ip Together, It stars my beloved Jen na Fisher. It is about a couple getting divorced. It is supposed to be a comedy but I found it really sad. The only thing I fear more than spiders is divorce.

  882. hugh says:

    Go Irish women in BB and Men’s hockey in the frozen four! Too bad we are not good at football any more.

  883. Bitterlaw says:

    UConn lost? Is that allowed? Congratulations to ND.

  884. Tina says:

    Stormys eyes were dilated do to benadryl.

    Stormys Lawyah.

  885. Tina says:

    While dilation is possible on benadryl, the consumption of it would have to be high. Benadryl woukd cause drowsiness.

    Iimdo not think it was benadryl that caused her eyes to be dilated.

    Poor lawyah.

  886. Hugh says:

    Not really Uconn’s layup to tie in regulation she took four steps. No call. Still won in OT

  887. MichiganGuy says:

    * BOOM *
    .
    Connecticut’s Largest Newspaper Calls on 5th Congressional District Rep. Etsy to Resign
    .
    http://www.courant.com/opinion/editorials/hc-he-ed-elizabeth-esty-resign-20180330-story.html

  888. MichiganGuy says:

    Did you notice this article never mentions she is a democrat. Now, if she was a Republican it would read Republican Etsy needs to resign. 🙄

  889. Cash Cow TM says:

    DRUDGE

    Monkeys surprised scientists by sharing even more when no one looking…

    Wild Monkey Still On Loose In Miami Beach Driving Residents Bananas…

  890. jason says:

    MG, if there is a politician accused of wrongdoing and party affiliation is not mentioned, it’s a Democrat.

    It would read “Scandal plagued Republicans take another hit as embattled Republican Etsy is just one more Republican accused of failing to protect women in the workplace, further adding to the Republican Party’swoes this November in which Republicans are expected to lose many seats”.

  891. Wobbles says:

    This guy would sellout his own mother to get higher ratings.”

    A mere upstart.

    I would sell my own mother AND my sister into sexual slavery if I thought it would cost Trump 3 points in his ratings.

    For half a point I would export my dog to a restaurant supply farm in S. Korea.

  892. MichiganGuy says:

    #928 Jason, sad but true.

  893. jason says:

    ason
    After a breakfast like you had this morning, you are not on oxygen? I would be passed out,but you PA guys are tough!”

    That’s ancient history. Now looking forward to lunch. Homemade beef and barley soup, smoked ham hocks with sauerkraut, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans with bacon and, alas, blueberry pie again, I don’t get another pie until this one is gone, lazy …huh, wonderful wife. But a la mode this time.

  894. Tgca says:

    I think Jason’s breakfast should be 2 scrambled egg whites, 3 slices of tofu bacon, a half boiled potato cut into chunks garnished with parsley and pepper, 1/2 cup blueberry granola with almond milk, a slice of whole wheat toast with ghee, a 1/2 cup of mixed berries, and a cup of hot green tea with ginger sweetened with stevia.

    That’s a real man’s breakfast…at least a lean real man’s one.

  895. jason says:

    Half a boiled potato cut into chunks garnished with pepper and parsley?

    THE POPE IS WRONG, THERE IS A HELL.

    Sniff… way to make me lose my appetite for lunch.

    Tgca is a cruel bastard.

  896. jason says:

    tofu bacon”

    I would eat dog food before I ate that.

  897. jason says:

    I nominate Tgca’s breakfast to gayest meal of the day.

  898. Sheeple, Jr. says:

    Tina, SDC et al:
    If this Trump tweet is accurate, your Governor Brown is a disgrace:

    “Governor Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown pardoned 5 criminal illegal aliens whose crimes include (1) Kidnapping and Robbery (2) Badly beating wife and threatening a crime with intent to terrorize (3) Dealing drugs. Is this really what the great people of California want?”

  899. Tgca says:

    I myself prefer 2 egg and cheese wraps from Dunkin’ Donuts, however there’s too much salt in them.

    I’m not a big breakfast eater but I did snack on Power Crunch and Kind Blueberry Vanilla Cashew protein bars this AM along with some tasty gummy vitamins, assortment of allergy and esophageal enhancing pills, and a probiotic softgel capsule. Mmm…

    For lunch it’ll be raw avocado sprinkled with chipotle flakes and spicy chili lime seasoning.

  900. SoHope says:

    Bowl of Walmart brand cornflakes

  901. Bitterlaw says:

    Tofu bacon? I thought Tgca liked real meat.

    Zing!

  902. Tgca says:

    I’m a vegetarian. If you put meat in front of me, I will poke at it but not eat it. Then I get yelled at to STOP playing with tje meat and just eat it.

  903. lisab says:

    The ‘Roseanne’ Reboot Is Funny. I’m Not Going to Keep Watching.
    The New York Times ^ | March 29, 2018 | Roxane Gay
    Posted on 3/31/2018, 6:31:53 AM by Trump20162020

    This fictional family, and the show’s very real creator, are further normalizing Trump and his warped, harmful political ideologies. There are times when we can consume problematic pop culture, but this is not one of those times. I saw the first two episodes of the “Roseanne” reboot, but that’s all I am going to watch. It’s a small line to draw, but it’s a start.

  904. lisab says:

    Antifa to protest at Sturgis bike rally

  905. lisab says:

    Horror on streets of Germany: State of emergency declared as 80 men brawl with MACHETES

    A HORRIFYING street battle between 60 men armed with machetes and metal pipes forcing a state of emergency to be declared in Duisburg.

    A police official told the newspaper Der Westen: “There are three rival groups. It may be a conflict between Turks, Lebanese and Kurds.

    “Unlike with a demonstration of that size, we do not have a contact person, nobody wants to talk to the police.”

  906. lisab says:

    Canadian School Creates ‘Africentric’ Math Class for Black Students

    A Canadian high school switched to “Africentric Math” to attract black students to go into Science, Technology, Engineering and Math(STEM) fields, according to Canadian Broadcasting’s(CBC) Wednesday report.
    Teachers are adopting an Afrocentric lens to teach mathematics, based on incorporating African history and culture to make math classes resonate with their students.

  907. jason says:

    A New York judge who police say repeatedly broke into his neighbor’s home to steal her underwear has confessed to snatching panties on multiple occasions, even though he has pleaded not guilty.”

    One of the comments on the story says “he got a good look at the briefs”.

  908. jason says:

    Hogg to call for a ban on machetes and metal pipes?

  909. jason says:

    Antifa to protest at Sturgis bike rally”

    Risky….

  910. Wes says:

    I feel the need to vomit whenever I read what Tgca eats.

  911. Michael says:

    I think Trump is going to get a bounce after this weekend. Stay out of the news cycle and people feeling better after Easter will generally create a bump. It has done so for many presidents in the past so I doubt that it won’t happen here.

  912. Wes says:

    I’m surprised John Goodman is on the Roseanne reboot, he being a major Democrat and Trump hater.

  913. NYCmike says:

    Why would Goodman turn down million$? More $$ to donate.

  914. NYCmike says:

    Roseanne has also disparaged Pence when she has gone on the talk shows promoting her show.

    So her and Goodman have some things they agree on.

  915. NYCmike says:

    Michael,

    Thank you for that astute political analysis about the Easter bump.

    That will be a huge factor in the November midterms.

  916. Wobbles says:

    think Trump is going to get a bounce after this weekend.”

    But what about Mika’s face. And Stormy?

  917. Michael says:

    953 you have to build the foundation somewhere

  918. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    936. Tina, SDC et al:
    If this Trump tweet is accurate, your Governor Brown is a disgrace:

    “Governor Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown pardoned 5 criminal illegal aliens whose crimes include (1) Kidnapping and Robbery (2) Badly beating wife and threatening a crime with intent to terrorize (3) Dealing drugs. Is this really what the great people of California want?”

    Yes, and if the tweet is not accurate, he is still a disgrace.

  919. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    932. “I think Jason’s breakfast should be 2 scrambled egg whites, 3 slices of tofu bacon, a half boiled potato cut into chunks garnished with parsley and pepper, 1/2 cup blueberry granola with almond milk, a slice of whole wheat toast with ghee, a 1/2 cup of mixed berries, and a cup of hot green tea with ginger sweetened with stevia.

    That’s a real man’s breakfast…at least a lean real man’s one.”

    A “real man”? Do you think an athlete could compete eating that type of crap?

  920. jason says:

    I almost felt sorry for the poor bastard as I dug into those smoked ham hocks with the meat falling off the bone, but its not like he can’t afford a decent meal, he is into self flagellation.

  921. Walt says:

    Egg McMuffin and coffee for breakfast this morning

  922. DW says:

    The Pope just had to go and deny the existence of Hell, and now Loyola is losing early to Michigan, and perhaps Villanova will lose later tonight to Kansas.

  923. Cash Cow TM says:

    Big bale of hay.

  924. Bitterlaw says:

    DW – I have to read more about it. Growing up, I did not heR much about hell. I used to hear more hell being defined as “the absence of God’s love” than fire and brimstone. It was a state of being rather than a place.

    As a Jew, my wife was taught that upon death, souls “return to God” but there is no concept of hell as a place of torment while the good people sit on clouds playing harps.

  925. Bitterlaw says:

    Loyola takes lead on 19-4 run.

  926. Bitterlaw says:

    The best thing about arguing over heaven and hell is that there is literally no proof of either one. It is based solely on faith.

  927. Bitterlaw says:

    The horn at the San Antonio arena sounds like a car horn. That is seriously annoying.

  928. NYCmike says:

    Hearing reports of impoverished families, mainly fromHonduras, marching thru Mexico unimpeded, organized by leftists looking to confront trump and his immigration policies, aka United States immigration laws.

    Jason prepares another breakfast for himself in response.

  929. Diamond Jim says:

    Paul Lynde played Herman Munster’s doctor.

  930. Tgca says:

    SanDiego

    There’s a difference between a real man and an athlete. An athlete can eat enough of anything for fuel if it’s balanced
    with carbs, protein, and fat. Michael Phelps diet was not necessarily healthy but it gave him the daily fuel to exercise and become the worlds greatest Olympian but I doubt he can survive on that diet without his daily routine. The point is that’s ok when you’re young, try sustaining on those diets when you’re old…like Jason.

    Besides that is the diet I was recommending for Jason. It is not my diet.

  931. Tgca says:

    I agree that belief in God, the devil, Heaven or Hell is all based on faith and cannot be proven to this date. But that’s the argument folks say against religion, if you can’t prove it, it’s not real.

    I challenged a friend who argued with me once to prove his parents loved him when he questioned my faith. He gave all types of examples of how they sacrificed, raised him, put him through school, blah blah blah. None of that proved they loved him I explained. Anybody can do those and perhaps they did those out of expectations, after all, that’s what a society expects a parent to do. Otherwise, such folks are generally ostracized. He was mad because I challenged him that maybe his parents don’t love him. I guess I got him thinking. Ha!

    So I say love only exists to you if you believe in it, but it can not be proven without s doubt. Just like you can’t prove God is real, you can’t prove love is real.

    So next time a liberal or atheist challenges your faith, challenge them back. It will frustrate them like hell and they’ll probably give up arguing with you because they believe in things like love and karma, but not God.

    …and how dare you make them question if their parents love them. How could they not be loved?

  932. Bitterlaw says:

    Tg- Good point.

  933. Tgca says:

    Uh-oh

    So now Bitter is gonna wonder all night if his wife and kids really love him. Hmmm…

  934. Bitterlaw says:

    Thanks, Tg. You suck.
    Wait…… Not what I meant.

  935. Diamond Jim says:

    Sorry FIB’s.

  936. Bitterlaw says:

    Tough loss for Loyola but they made a great run.

    Go NOVA!

  937. Diamond Jim says:

    Bitterlaw’s here all week. Don’t forget to tip your waitress.

  938. jason says:

    Hearing reports of impoverished families, mainly fromHonduras, marching thru Mexico unimpeded, organized by leftists looking to confront trump and his immigration policies, aka United States immigration laws.

    Jason prepares another breakfast for himself in response”

    I don’t really know what this really means but GFY anyway.

    I grew up poor and while I never went hungry I ate a lot of things NYC never had to.

    I worked hard in my life to be able to afford the breakfast I described.

    NYC can GFH again.

  939. Bitterlaw says:

    Do you think it was easy on jason when he had to eat his llama?

  940. jason says:

    Hearing reports of impoverished families, mainly fromHonduras, marching thru Mexico unimpeded, organized by leftists looking to confront trump and his immigration policies, aka United States immigration laws”

    WE ARE WINNING!

  941. Tina says:

    Moonbeam was a disgrace in the 1969s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 2000s, and currently,

  942. Cash Cow TM says:

    impoverished

    ship over dime
    I improve shed
    she dis-improve
    improve dishes

  943. Bitterlaw says:

    Apparently, the Pope’s statement on heaven and hell is irrelevant to the outcome of Villanova games. Suck it, Jayhawks.

  944. MichiganGuy says:

    Poor Sister Jean gets ‘Crying Jordan’ treatment after Michigan’s win.
    .
    https://www.freep.com/story/sports/college/university-michigan/wolverines/2018/03/31/michigan-basketball-sister-jean-crying-jordan/476332002/
    ————————————————————————————————————————
    Sorry, Sister Jean for putting crying-Jordan on your face. GO Michigan woohoo. Okay, I have to go back to my bunker before the Chinese satellite hits.

  945. Wes says:

    Tgca says:
    March 31, 2018 at 7:48 pm
    I agree that belief in God, the devil, Heaven or Hell is all based on faith and cannot be proven to this date. But that’s the argument folks say against religion, if you can’t prove it, it’s not real

    Tg, I would qualify as an apathist on this (though I self-identify as agnostic).

    Because none of that is provable, I don’t care enough to worry about it. Others can have thdir religion. To me it’s all esoterica.

    That’s the beginning and end of my interest.

  946. Bitterlaw says:

    I refuse to believe in atheism until somebody can prove it is real.

    As for Chinese space station, the only person not worried is Walt. It can’t be worse than what took out his dinosaur friends.

  947. Bitterlaw says:

    MG – Congratulations to Michigan on their final win of the season last night. Go NOVA!

    Monday should be a good game. I don’t expect Nova to rain threes like that again. Both teams play solid defense. We’ll see what happens.

  948. MichiganGuy says:

    BL, wrong again. Michigan has one more win left this season. GO BLUE!

  949. MichiganGuy says:

    Happy Easter to anyone that celebrates it.

  950. Tgca says:

    Happy Easter!

    No Hell today! Oh, wait that place doesn’t exist per the lunatic Pope. So I guess then the devil doesnt exist either because then he has no home. Or is the devil homeless? Oops! Excuse me. For the San Francisco crowd, I meant, is the devil residentially challenged?

    These are important questions to get answers to. Maybe Mueller can add this to his plate since he’s looking at everything else.

  951. NYCmike says:

    Happy Easter to all Believers!

    Wes, Happy Next 24 hour cycle.

  952. NYCmike says:

    I think the Phillies reliever is ready to pitch now…..

  953. NYCmike says:

    Robbie must have cornered Barkley in First Class….according to him, Stormy Daniels and Russia is Trump’s fault…..

    https://sports.yahoo.com/charles-barkley-rips-president-trump-ive-never-angry-disgusted-000901541.html

  954. Bitterlaw says:

    Michigan struggled against an 11th seed whose best asset is a 98 year old nun.

    Villanova stomped a 1 seed by raining threes.

    Of course, they still have to play the game.

  955. Bitterlaw says:

    Sir Charles is also a critic of BLM and is a big supporter of the police.

  956. Bitterlaw says:

    Happy Easter to all whether they celebrate or not.

  957. Tgca says:

    Bitter says Happy Easter to all whether they celebrate it or not.

    That’s the wrong message to send on this Holy Day. People need to

    REPENT! REPENT!
    Save yourself before it’s too late.
    Non-believers are destined to eternity in Hell.

    Oh wait! That was the old thinking. The Pope says there is no hell and non-believers just disappear. Let’s try this again.


    REPENT! REPENT!
    Before POOF!!! You’re gone.

  958. Bitterlaw says:

    Tgca – My Jewish wife does not believe in hell. Is she a lunatic?

    I’m sure the next Pope will fix it.

  959. Phil says:

    Apples and oranges, bitter.

    If you are Jewish and do not believe in hell you are not a lunatic.

    If you are the head of the Catholic church and don’t believe in the basic foundations of the religion you lead, you are an absolute loon.

    The pope is the spiritual leader of one of the world’s great religions. He needs to act like it. Instead, he spends his time plugging a leftist political ideology. He’s the Pope. Time he acts like it.

  960. Sheeple, Jr. says:

    OH-Gov: Gov. John Kasich Switching to Democrats
    Democrats will pick up a governorship, as Ohio Gov. John Kasich will announce later today in a televised special on MSNBC, that he is leaving the Republican Party and becoming a Democrat. Saying that he can no longer stand to bless such a dark party with his status as a prince of light and hope, Kasich pegs his move on dissatisfaction with Donald Trump. Kasich will also apparently blame his former party’s primary voters for “drifting too far to the right” and “rejecting common sense.” The move is likely a prelude to a 2020 run on the Democratic ticket, though with Kasich’s long record of somewhat conservative policy in the GOP, the Democratic presidential nomination may be a tough lift. Kasich is likely to point to his positive coverage from the mainstream and left-wing media as a sign that Democrats may be receptive to his patented blend of moderation, self-interest, and sanctimony. On a more local level in Ohio, the impact may be somewhat limited, as Kasich is termed out this year. However, having the popular Kasich on their side may help the Democratic gubernatorial nominee reach out to swing voters. More will come as we get it…

  961. Diamond Jim says:

    😛

  962. Diamond Jim says:

    M

  963. Sheeple, Jr. says:

    #998
    This is probably a Red Racing Horses April Fools Day prank and I fell for it! ME BAD!!!

  964. Bitterlaw says:

    Phil- I don’t know he said it. I don’t really care.

    I went to Mass anyway.

    Jason to blame me for electing the Pope in 3…2…1…

    M

  965. Hugh says:

    As a committed Catholic I had a concern when they elected a Jesuit from Latin America. There are things I like about him but he is the Donald trump of popes thinking out loud all the time.

  966. hugh says:

    Happy Easter!! NT

  967. Tgca says:

    Bitter

    I don’t know your wife so I can’t judge if she’s a lunatic but she has to be at least a little bit crazy to marry you.

    Zing!

    Hugs and kisses always

  968. MichiganGuy says:

    Approval ratings for President Donald Trump in each of the 50 states and Washington, D.C.

    State Jan ’17 MOE Mar’18 Approval Mar ’18

    AK 55% 31% 5% 52% 43% 3%
    AL 62% 26% 4% 63% 33% 2%
    AR 59% 29% 5% 55% 40% 3%
    AZ 55% 35% 3% 48% 49% 2%
    CA 42% 48% 2% 34% 62% 1%
    CO 45% 44% 4% 41% 56% 2%
    CT 47% 42% 4% 38% 59% 2%
    DC 30% 61% 4% 17% 80% 2%
    DE 49% 41% 4% 39% 57% 2%
    FL 56% 34% 3% 48% 48% 1%
    GA 53% 35% 3% 50% 45% 2%
    HI 38% 51% 5% 33% 64% 3%
    IA 49% 40% 4% 43% 53% 2%
    ID 59% 30% 3% 52% 44% 3%
    IL 49% 40% 3% 36% 60% 1%
    IN 55% 33% 3% 48% 47% 2%
    KS 56% 32% 3% 48% 47% 3%
    KY 61% 27% 3% 55% 40% 2%
    LA 59% 28% 3% 58% 37% 2%
    MA 43% 47% 3% 33% 64% 2%
    MD 38% 51% 4% 36% 60% 2%
    ME 48% 40% 5% 42% 54% 3%
    MI 48% 40% 3% 41% 55% 1%
    MN 46% 43% 3% 40% 57% 2%
    MO 53% 34% 3% 50% 45% 2%
    MS 61% 27% 4% 59% 36% 2%
    MT 56% 32% 3% 50% 46% 3%
    NC 53% 35% 3% 48% 48% 1%
    ND 56% 33% 3% 53% 43% 3%
    NE 56% 33% 5% 52% 44% 3%
    NH 45% 44% 4% 43% 54% 3%
    NJ 46% 44% 3% 38% 58% 1%
    NM 52% 35% 4% 42% 54% 4%
    NV 49% 39% 3% 45% 51% 3%
    NY 49% 41% 2% 36% 60% 1%
    OH 51% 37% 3% 46% 50% 1%
    OK 61% 27% 4% 53% 43% 2%
    OR 45% 43% 5% 37% 59% 2%
    PA 49% 39% 3% 44% 52% 1%
    RI 42% 46% 4% 36% 59% 3%
    SC 56% 31% 3% 53% 42% 2%
    SD 54% 33% 4% 54% 42% 4%
    TN 61% 28% 3% 55% 41% 1%
    TX 54% 34% 2% 50% 46% 1%
    UT 58% 31% 6% 45% 51% 3%
    VA 49% 41% 3% 43% 52% 2%
    VT 43% 45% 5% 32% 64% 3%
    WA 45% 44% 4% 36% 60% 2%
    WI 47% 41% 3% 42% 54% 2%
    WV 62% 25% 4% 61% 35% 3%
    WY 63% 23% 4% 63% 32% 3% .
    https://morningconsult.com/tracking-trump/

  969. MichiganGuy says:

    Approval ratings for President Donald Trump in each of the 50 states and Washington, D.C.

    State.. Jan ’17…..Mar ’18

    AK……55%..31%….52%..43%
    AL……62%..26%….63%..33%
    AR……59%..29%….55%..40%
    AZ……55%..35%….48%..49%
    CA……42%..48%….34%..62%
    CO……45%..44%….41%..56%
    CT……47%..42%….38%..59%
    DC……30%..61%….17%..80%
    DE……49%..41%….39%..57%
    FL……56%..34%….48%..48%
    GA……53%..35%….50%..45%
    HI……38%..51%….33%..64%
    IA……49%..40%….43%..53%
    ID……59%..30%….52%..44%
    IL……49%..40%….36%..60%
    IN……55%..33%….48%..47%
    KS……56%..32%….48%..47%
    KY……61%..27%….55%..40%
    LA……59%..28%….58%..37%
    MA……43%..47%….33%..64%
    MD……38%..51%….36%..60%
    ME……48%..40%….42%..54%
    MI……48%..40%….41%..55%
    MN……46%..43%….40%..57%
    MO……53%..34%….50%..45%
    MS……61%..27%….59%..36%
    MT……56%..32%….50%..46%
    NC……53%..35%….48%..48%
    ND……56%..33%….53%..43%
    NE……56%..33%….52%..44%
    NH……45%..44%….43%..54%
    NJ……46%..44%….38%..58%
    NM……52%..35%….42%..54%
    NV……49%..39%….45%..51%
    NY……49%..41%….36%..60%
    OH……51%..37%….46%..50%
    OK……61%..27%….53%..43%
    OR……45%..43%….37%..59%
    PA……49%..39%….44%..52%
    RI……42%..46%….36%..59%
    SC……56%..31%….53%..42%
    SD……54%..33%….54%..42%
    TN……61%..28%….55%..41%
    TX……54%..34%….50%..46%
    UT……58%..31%….45%..51%
    VA……49%..41%….43%..52%
    VT……43%..45%….32%..64%
    WA……45%..44%….36%..60%
    WI……47%..41%….42%..54%
    WV……62%..25%….61%..35%
    WY……63%..23%….63%..32% .
    https://morningconsult.com/tracking-trump/