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    Biden Leads Trump By 6% in PA and WI

    A seemingly slow weekend polling less than three months out from the election. We did get a new poll numbers from Pennsylvania and Wisconsin this morning from CBS News and YouGov that has Joe Biden up by 6% in both states that Donald Trump won four years ago.

    PRESIDENT – PENNSYLVANIA (CBS/YouGov)
    Joe Biden (D) 49%
    Donald Trump (R-inc) 43%

    PRESIDENT – WISCONSIN (CBS/YouGov)
    Joe Biden (D) 48%
    Donald Trump (R-inc) 42%

    These polls were done August 4-7 among 1211 likely voters in PA and 994 likely voters in WI.

    Posted by Dave at 5:16 pm
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    403 Responses to “Biden Leads Trump By 6% in PA and WI”

    1. Skippy says:

      It’s Susan Rice.

      I overheard a conversation 48 hours ago. Unbelievable. It’s a done deal.

    2. PresidentPaul! says:

      Rice is a warhawk like Hillary.

      No idea how liberal she would turn out to be on domestic though on the spectrum of the mainstream dems vs the bernie\antifa bros.

    3. PresidentPaul! says:

      The amazing thing about these warhawks is they always want to bankrupt the country fighting randoms skirmishes and pointless nation building operations all over the middle east the while praising Communist China’s amazing government.

    4. jason says:

      Is she at the airport yet?

    5. PresidentPaul! says:

      Biden in 2011: Payroll tax cut does not hurt Social Security

      Will Rice agree to stay in the basement so as not to outshine joe?

    6. jason says:

      Really dumb ad against Trump being run by “Americans for Limited Government” here during the the PGA.

      The theme is “Democrats won’t have to socialize medicine because Trump is doing it for them”.

      Okayyy….

    7. Tgca says:

      Ocho Bebe! Ocho!

    8. jason says:

      I think it is Susan Rice too.

      She is going to be Klobuchar’s VP.

    9. Tgca says:

      I respect GW as a person, as I believe he tries to be a very decent person. However, I think the Bush clan is so protective and enamored with the Bush legacy they fail to admit its shortcomings and their failures. It’s as if the Bushies are trying to apologize for their politics these days by supporting ideas they would never have supported before. I guess you can say they are trying to be “woke” in a softer manner without fully be as patronizing as many of the Dems, MSM, and Hollywood. But do they really believe it or is it all show to just get in good graces of the public at Trump’s expense?

    10. Tgca says:

      Twit-Tok merger?

      I’m afraid to say this 10 times fast.

      Twit-Tok
      Twit-Tok
      Twit-Tok
      Twit-Twat
      OOPs!!!

      https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2020/08/09/report-twitter-considers-merger-with-communist-chinas-tiktok/

    11. PresidentPaul! says:

      Jeb ran a soylord campaign in 2016 advocating for the radical left and demonizing Trump the whole time.

      Now the same group is running the Lincoln campaign.

    12. Tgca says:

      Pelosi and Biden both supported Obama’s payroll tax cuts but now they claim it will defund Social Security. The reason this is idiotic is Social Security is not currently funded today because its nothing more than an I.O.U. There is no fund where Social Security taxes collected today are deposited for future distribution. It’s not defunding. It’s a temporary halt to collecting them in current payrolls.

      Though I think legislators should make these decisions where POTUS signs a bill, I do believe it is smart politics to do an EO on it to force the Dems hand to take a position since they are playing politics on this close to an election.

      So Dems will deny folks a payroll tax cut in a steep recession and ask the courts to over rule POTUS where they argued the opposite a few years back under Obama. Let’s see how that works with their working class voters before Election Day.

    13. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      I think it will be Susan Rice. She will guarantee the continuity of the Obama-Clinton cabal. She may immediately end up being de facto president. Plus, Biden has worked with her for a long time and is comfortable with her in a decision-making role.

    14. lisab says:

      Very few men as a percentage of the male population wear thongs in replacement of underwear or swimwear, except maybe for gay men and French guys. Jock straps during sporting events do not serve the same purpose as thongs.

      I don’t hold it against Bitter if he enjoys wearing thongs but please don’t try to normalize men wearing thongs.
      ————————————

      tgca,

      bitterlaw is french!

    15. Skippy says:

      Friday morning I was in Washington D.C. in my car at the drive-thru at Starbucks on Georgia Street or Park I believe was the address. This is the 2nd time I’ve ever been to the City. I went there 2 weeks ago to train city employees having to do with cleaning high schools during this pandemic. I was stationed at Roosevelt School in Washington DC and spent 2 weeks training. There was a huge black SUV ahead of me in the drive-thru and one in back of me which I didn’t know at the time. Somehow I got in between these 2 cars and the driver in the car ahead of me got out of his car and walked past me to the SUV behind me. Suddenly the passenger of the SUV behind got out of his car and they both walked together beside my car on my drivers side back to SUV in front of me. While they were walking by the side of my car I could hear what both guys were saying to each other because my window was down as I was 3 cars away from giving my order. Both guys were wearing black shirts, black jackets and black pants. Both guys were white and both the same age of about 50-55. One guy said to the other as they passed me by…”It’s all about the pandemic. It’s Rice. Biden going with who he knowns. The schedule is set.”

      I sat in my car and wondered for a moment what does the food Rice have to do with Covid 19. Not until after I put my coffee order in did I figure out what the hell it all meant. After I drove off with my coffee I parked my car in the adjacent parking lot and waited for the black SUV behind me to leave the drive-thru so I could follow the car even though the car had neither men inside. The black SUV in front of me was long gone. The black SUV I was going to attempt to follow took off after receiving their order and it drove about 3 short blocks before it went into a paid parking ramp.

      The more I think about this short conversation the more Im convinced it was real.

    16. jason says:

      The more I think about this short conversation the more Im convinced it was real.”

      I am sure it was real Skippy.

      I am just surprised that the Men in Black didn’t flash that device that makes you forget everything.

    17. jason says:

      I also think it is Rice.

      I was in the supermarket and there was an aisle with had all kinds of bags and boxes with her name, that is powerful anecdotal evidence.

      I hope they have some of those Benghazi interviews where she lied her head off for some good ads

    18. Skippy says:

      It took me a good 5 minutes after hearing this guy talk to the other to start focusing on the words “Biden” and “Schedule is set”. For whatever reason I was captivated by what could Rice, the food, have to do with the pandemic. I always think of food first. LOL!

      I didn’t even want to relay this back to you all because I knew guys like Jason would do what he does but I had to pass this along. It’s too weird not to be real…right? At a Starbucks drive-thru….unbelievable.

    19. lisab says:

      in minnesota i am seeing definite signs of life for trump

      i have seen no biden signs and have stared to see some trump signs.

      also, went to get a soda at a gas station the other day. i forgot to grab a mask. i realized it just as i got to the cashier.

      me: oh sorry, i forgot mine in the car, it is not a political statement or anything, i promise.

      another customer: mine is (he was wearing a trump 2020 mask)

      so i would say trump is gaining in mn, at least his supporters are becoming less afraid of being open about it.

      i have not seen one biden 2020 sign of any kind

    20. Robbie says:

      ESPN reports the Big 10 presidents want to cancel the college football season.

      If it’s too dangerous to play now, why would it be any different in 2021 since corona isn’t going away?

      We’re a nation of wimps and pussies.

    21. jason says:

      I see Trump masks all the time.

      There is a guy selling them in a parking lot, every time I drive buy I see people looking at his Trump gear.

      Must be making a killing.

    22. jason says:

      We’re a nation of wimps and pussies.”

      No, we are a nation with a partisan, dishonest and biased media that dictates the narrative, which useful idiots like you help propagate.

    23. lisab says:

      but have you seen any biden gear?

      plus mn is a traditionally blue state

    24. jason says:

      If the election is about the system of government and issues like defunding the police, and a majority still opposes socialism, Trump could carry MN.

    25. jason says:

      but have you seen any biden gear?”

      I have seen a couple of Biden signs at intersections.

      Not one lawn sign however. Trump signs are everywhere.

      But this part of PA is very red.

    26. lisab says:

      my part of mn is purple

      but usually no one is openly political

      it is unusual to see any political signs on either side

    27. Robbie says:

      jason says:
      August 9, 2020 at 7:30 pm
      We’re a nation of wimps and pussies.”

      No, we are a nation with a partisan, dishonest and biased media that dictates the narrative, which useful idiots like you help propagate.

      – Screw you, you fraud.

    28. PresidentPaul! says:

      Im almost dome reading the “Dao of Capital” written by rand Paul’s economic adviser (who is the best performing hedgefun manager of 2020.)

      It’s a tour de force. I highly recommend the book.

      It’s a bit slow at the start, but it’s turned out an excellent book.

    29. DW says:

      Wouldn’t it be racist to call it a white hole?

    30. jason says:

      – Screw you, you fraud.”

      Translation: direct hit on MSM sycophant toadie

    31. jason says:

      Im almost dome reading the “Dao of Capital” written by rand Paul’s economic adviser”

      I would rather read Fidel Castro’s 9 hour speeches.

    32. John says:

      Blackjack….to whitejack
      Salt and pepper to pepper and salt
      Whitehouse to Blackhouse
      Blackmail to whitemail
      Blackheads to whiteheads
      Black granite to white granite

      Etc…….

    33. jason says:

      Rand Paul has some really bad economic ideas, I thought he just inherited them from Ron Paul’s bad ideas.

    34. Brandon says:

      If no college season gives me NFL games on Saturday, sign me up.

    35. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      16. It beats the flying saucer conversation I overheard.

    36. Phil says:

      F The Big 10.

      Ruining it for all of us.

      ….and yeah, why will the 2021 season be any different?

    37. Tina says:

      It has to be a Black woman.

      Whitler ain’t black,

      China is bleeding AAs.

      I cloudless be wrong, but I think it’s Rice. She is a disaster.

      It’s her because she has to clean up over the Russian hoax and protect

    38. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      39, The young players are the ones whose lives and futures are being destroyed. They have very low risk of catching the virus, and less of getting sick. Television rights to the game, even with limited attendance, would finance the season. History will not be kind to those who lead the nation into this stupidity.

    39. John says:

      Can’t get into the details publically, but the VP nominee will be Harris. Biden’s people decided on Harris weeks ago and have been waiting for the right time to make the announcement.

      Frankly, Harris is a horrible VP nominee and they can’t find the right time to make the announcement. They want some element of surprise which is why Rice, Whitmer, and Bass have been put into the news cycle.

      No good candidates for VP . This should be a huge splashy announcement, and has turned into a negative for the Biden campaign.

    40. jason says:

      The NFL and the college football industry don’t realize that the people they are groveling to hate football.

      I equate it to the communist Pope, the people who most promote and praise him for his leftist ideas are the ones who most hate Catholicism and religion in general.

    41. jason says:

      I don’t think it will be Whitmer or Bass.

      Harris possibly.

    42. jason says:

      Can’t get into the details publically,”

      Sniff…

      Everyone has inside info except me.

    43. Phil says:

      Right on target, SD.

      The utter stupidity is incredible.

      Would love to see the SEC stick to their guns and play. Can only imagine the ratings (already the highest rated tv ratings already) if they were the only college game going.

      There is a possibility since they put off their season until the last weekend in September.

      The Pac 12 and Big 10 were looking for a way out all along.

      BTW, I wonder how those Big 12 athletes’ demands are coming? Fifty percent of the revenue? Let’s see, I don’t have my calculator handy. What is 50% of nothing?

    44. Bitterlaw says:

      Phil is lying. He doesn’t consider the Big 10 to be football. Only the SEC and Texas high schools play football in his eyes.

    45. Phil says:

      Jason. Exactly my friend. The lefties they cater to absolutely hate football.

      Morons. Makes no sense.

    46. jason says:

      August 2 deaths 467
      August 2 cases 49636

      August 9 deaths 535
      August 9 cases 47849

      IHME

      Projected Actual
      August 1 970 1123 +153
      August 2 982 467 -515
      August 3 992 568 -424
      August 4 999 1362 +363
      August 5 1005 1311 +306
      August 6 1011 1203 +192
      August 7 1041 1290 +249
      August 8 1048 980 -68
      August 9 1054 535 -519

    47. Bitterlaw says:

      Why are you wasting time on politics? It’s SHARK WEEK! Discovery Channel.

    48. John says:

      Biden wanted Whitmer or Warren. His handlers overruled him and forced him to go with a black woman.

    49. Phil says:

      Nope. Ohio State is stout. Too bad they won’t get a shot to show it but that’s on their leftist conference.

      One nice silver lining. I won’t have to listen to the black national anthem on opening day if there was going to be an NFL opening day…..or those wokebot players disrespecting the Star Spangled Banner before every game. No football means Goodell can now devote all his time to cranking out leftist drivel. Of course, I think he was anyway.

    50. janz says:

      I would bet on Rice as well. She gave Biden his daily intelligence briefings when he was VP. So, she is a known “friend” to him, one who provides him with a familiar comfort zone. Also, she comes with Obama approval, one Obama can influence once she becomes president.

    51. Tgca says:

      You people are soooo stoopid! This is a ruse to keep you off guard.

      Harris ain’t black enough for many AA because she is the child of a Jamaican and Indian. Kamala is also married to a white dude. This does actually not resonate so well with some in the AA community.

      Rice is AA and also married to a white dude with a son who is a Trump supporter and former Stanford College Republican president. “How dare you” as Greta would say. Perhaps Trump can give him speaking time at the GOP convention.

      The safe bet is Oprah! Everybody loves Oprah!

      …or Michelle. But she’s been hugging GWB too much lately so the Squad’s base would not be a fan of hers.

      Time will tell.

    52. jason says:

      Collin Morikawa won the PGA.

      It is ok to say “who?”

    53. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      Wonder if the independent teams will go ahead and play. Navy is scheduled to play BYU on September 7th. It was a recently scheduled game. I am not sure either team will seek to cancel it. ESPN is broadcasting it.

    54. jason says:

      Biden should pick Condi Rice if he wants a black woman.

    55. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      54. The maternal side of Susan Rice’s family is from Jamaica.

    56. John says:

      If Biden was smart, he would pick Candace Owens.

    57. Phil says:

      No, SEC is the only college team to possibly play and even that is probably a long shot.

    58. Bitterlaw says:

      If Biden was smart, he would register as a Republican, say he does not like illegals, and wants a trade war with China. NYC would immediately say we have to stop harping on Biden’s past and listen to what he says now.

    59. Scooterboy says:

      Trafalgar Pollster

      The polling company that predicted Donald Trump would win Michigan in 2016 told The Kyle Olson Show he will do the same in 2020, based on recent polling.
      “I could look in those undecideds, and those third-party and tell you I believe those people will vote for Trump,” he said. “We had him down by one, but I believe Trump will win Michigan as of the last poll we did.”

      https://t.co/V7AtIqafaG

    60. Tgca says:

      57

      Agreed! Condo is smart, articulate, and has great legs.

      She’s is a classically trainee pianist too.

      Downside is she’s speaks Russian fluently and spent some time there so she could be a plant, you know, with all that Russia influence going on.

    61. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      60. You mean college football conferences; independent college teams may elect to play. Neither BYU or Navy is in a conference. Notre Dame cancelled out of the game with Navy, and BYU took its place.

    62. Robbie says:

      The Big Ten is trying to strongarm the rest of college football into canceling. The SEC is resistant and Trevor Lawrence from Clemson is trying to lead a player movement to play the season. Louisville plays in the ACC and their players and coaches are all tweeting they want to play.

      If they cancel the season, then expect 2021 to be canceled as well since corona will still be here.

      Also, as soon as the press succeeds in canceling college football, they will turn their sight on canceling the NFL. Bet on it.

    63. Phil says:

      Lefties hate football. Period. Cancelling football is their dream. They love it.

    64. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      65. The Big Ten is trying to push the Power 5 conferences to follow their lead. Independents like Navy and BYU may not do so. Even if the Power 5 do not play, believe independents my play. Believe Trump would support the service academies in this regard.

      Believe it is a presumption to state that coronavirus will be here next year. We don’t know, and I sort of doubt it. It has run its course in Sweden and several other countries in Europe. Only see coronavirus staying into 2021 in a major way if there are new lockdowns.

    65. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      It is interesting that the coronavirus virus appears to be declining in Utah, without a statewide lockdown and only a voluntary face mask recommendation. (Some local jurisdictons have stronger restrictions.)

      “The seven-day rolling average of new COVID-19 cases in Utah is 411. Gov. Gary Herbert challenged the state to get that number below 500 by Aug. 1, which it did, and has now called on Utahns to continue working for a rolling weekly average of fewer than 400 cases a day by Sept. 1.

      Currently, 196 Utahns are hospitalized for COVID-19 and 78 of those patients are in the intensive care unit. The state is using 63.9% of its ICU beds, including those occupied by non-coronavirus patients, overall.”

      https://www.ksl.com/article/50004411/376-new-utah-coronavirus-cases-sunday-health-department-says

      Once this is all over, it would not surprise me if it is found that long lockdowns (as opposed to brief lockdowns they had in places like Denmark) actually were found to result in increased deaths from the virus and other causes.

    66. Phil says:

      The Big 10 and Pac 12 have been trying to push the other conferences into not playing for weeks now. The Big 10 presidents don’t want to play. The loons in the Pac 12 joke of a conference NEVER wanted to play. Their players are more social warriors than fo0tball players. Go ahead Pac 12. Kill the golden goose. For a lot of black athletes, college athletics is their ticket out of the hood and a bridge to a bright future with a college degree and no college debt. I’m not talking about those that go pro either.

      Morons.

    67. Tina says:

      I cannot believe that China Biden brought up the hands up don’t shoot lie.

      His justice department determined that the cop was correct to shoot Mike Brown.

      China prolly cannot remember.

    68. Robbie says:

      SDC 67

      I’ve got to be honest. I’ve given up believing there will be an optimistic outcome to coronavirus in the US. At every turn, it’s beaten us. I never thought we’d be in this position in August when this started in March. So I guess I’ve decided it’s naive to believe it will be a non factor in 2021.

      I’m hopeful there will be an approved vaccine soon, but we’ll probably find a way to foul up the distribution of it since we’ve fouled up everything else. The best course would be to have mass vaccinations in a short period of time, maybe a month. Instead we’ll probably trickle it out over six, seven, or eight months.

      Corona has beaten me. I’m about to lose my job, I can’t watch sports in person, I can’t go to bar with friends, and I can’t even eat in a McDonald’s.

    69. Tina says:

      This is so bizarre.

      Jill interviews without China Biden present with her. He only appears on a monitor.

      https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2020/08/jill-biden-running-president-jill-person-interview-cbs-feeble-joe-hides-basement-video/

    70. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      71. Hi Robbie. You may be right, but I am hoping things will go better.

      Sad to hear about the potential job loss; hope that doesn’t happen. This epidemic has been a grating experience; I have survived it because I travel to southern Utah twice a month and where there is no lockdown and things are relatively normal. I hate coming back to California because its like going back to a prison.

      Lot of people who post on the board are going through personal stress and heartbreak right now. Hang in there.

    71. TrumpIsPeteWilson says:

      Tina in a few years: “OH MY GOD IT BURNS SO BAD. Why am I here?”

      God: Where are your good works?

      Tina: I posted copied and pasted nothing but far-right lies for years in order to delude myself I was going to heaven.

      God: So you know why.

      Tina: OH GOD IT BURNS SO BAD.

    72. Bitterlaw says:

      Trump/Wilson speaks for God now? Maybe he can tell me how my niece is doing.

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    75. Hugh says:

      Portland continues to decline and will become the poster child of what things will look like if democrats win in November. Chicago blew up again last night. This election will be a blowout. Dems are starting to panic as they pivot towards starting in class school. I’m sure they see polling that they are bleeding suburban voters and, my guess, in city parents who care about their kids education. There is no way Biden outperforms Hillary with the deck of cards he has between a lunatic base he needs to bow to in order to win and his state of mind or lack thereof. Massive landslide coming.

    76. Stonewall DW says:

      Trump/Wilson wrongly things people are saved by their good works. Obviously never read the Bible.

    77. Stonewall DW says:

      MICHIGAN – YouGov

      JUL 27-AUG 6, 2020
      761 RV

      Biden 47%
      Trump 43%

    78. Phil says:

      A lefty that has never read the bible. Who would have thought?

      Mostly they just burn them….

    79. Hugh says:

      MI you gov only 4 pts. That can’t be good for Joe Dementia

    80. Stonewall DW says:

      New Round of Purple State Initiative Polls:

      August 5-7, 2020, 800 LVs per state.

      Florida:

      Trump 48%
      Biden 47%

      North Carolina:

      Trump 48%
      Biden 45%

      Virginia:

      Trump 44%
      Biden 47%

      Colorado:

      Trump 42%
      Biden 48%

      Nevada:

      Trump 45%
      Biden 45%

      Minnesota:

      Trump 46%
      Biden 45%

      Pennsylvania:

      Trump 48%
      Biden 45%

      Wisconsin:

      Trump 45%
      Biden 46%

      Michigan:

      Trump 47%
      Biden 47%

      New Hampshire:

      Trump 46%
      Biden 47%

      Paladin Polling – Purple State Initiative

    81. Gordon Allen says:

      #79 you’re right about the Bible ( ” good works are NOT enough’) and Christian teaching. Faith is a condition precedent- without it you’re out of luck. #82 Registered not Likely voter’s also. Seems to back up the Trafalgar pollster about Michigan.

    82. BayernFan says:

      An incoming freshman Indiana player (a lineman I believe) was very sick with covid and his mother posted on Facebook that it was like “14 days of hell”. He is on a long road to recovery and may have lingering or permanent heart problems. This has got the Big Ten scared beyond belief bc heart issues are common with this and cardio is bread and butter to athletes. How would it look if a few players’ lives or careers are destroyed? Not to mention the legal liability.

      This is a huge problem and is why there won’t be college or high school sports for a while.

    83. Wes says:

      Why would Trump do this? Adelson is the GOP equivalent of Soros. In an election where Trump needs every dollar and ally he can get, infuriating Adelson is beyond stupid:

      https://www.politico.com/news/2020/08/08/trump-antagonizes-sheldon-adelson-phone-call-392688

      As I’ve said before, if Trump could get out of his own way, he would be in a far better position for reelection.

    84. BayernFan says:

      “39, The young players are the ones whose lives and futures are being destroyed. They have very low risk of catching the virus, and less of getting sick.”

      And therein is the problem. It IS their lives and futures. Colleges are in loco parentis to student athletes. Additional liability, at least morally/politically if not legally, exists because universities are making a lot of money off them.

      And kids DO GET INFECTED at the same rate as anyone else…. probably more because they are in much closer contact with each other.

      And the DO GET SICK. And if athletes get sick, given the heart complications that can ensue, that’s a moral/political/legal/financial disaster waiting to happen that would make the NFL concussion issue look like an illegal lemonade stand.

    85. BayernFan says:

      One last point…..

      Another reason The Big Ten is freaking out about this is because the Indiana football program did EVERYTHING it was supposed to AND MORE to mitigate Covid and its effects.

      Didn’t work. And a player may have (probably does) have serious health issues affecting his heart.

      That’s bad. Real bad.

      The SEC and O$U need to get their heads out of there A$$3$ and shut down the season.

    86. mnw says:

      Rioters/looters in Chicago– on the Magnificent Mile? Protesters marching through Georgetown, where Trump got 4%, beating on pots & pans?

      Go for it, boys! And keep defunding the police, too.

      1968, here we come.

    87. Tina says:

      Go to twitter feed on Florida coronavirus

      Rebel A. Cole
      @RebelACole
      · 6h
      Replying to @kylamb8 and @EthicalSkeptic
      Florida shows the same trends.

      Deaths.

      Hospitalizations.

      ER visits.

      All peaked three weeks ago.

      Trending downward since.

    88. Tina says:

      Tsa passenger count.

      831,789 yesterday.

      The highest level since 3/17.

    89. Country Dick Montana says:

      I was around in 1968. This is not 1968 this is much worse. 2020 is not about changing the system, it is about destroying the country.

    90. mnw says:

      CDM

      I voted for the first time in 1968. You had to be 21 then, btw.

      I kind of disagree with you, in part. I saw the Weathermen in Chicago smashing store windows on Michigan Ave. Deja vu.

      What I meant when I said, “1968, here we come!” was the POLITICAL similarity. It was a law’n’order backlash which put Nixon in the WH, in my view. Silent majority & all that. The press treated Nixon just as fairly as it now does Trump, btw.

      Now… we don’t have an intensely unpopular war today, so that’s a difference, obviously.

      I wonder if suburbanites are going to get worried about their IRAs pretty soon, when they contemplate a Biden Administration. They’d be fools not to.

    91. hugh says:

      Using BFs logic what difference does it make if they are playing football or going to class? Might as well close the colleges if the measurement is one very sick kid who for all we know had heart issues already. This kid could have caught this anywhere.

      At one point half the Clemson team had it. College football players die or get very sick every year. Unless they are from a top 20 school or a starter, no one hears about it. This is ridiculous, these kids (adults) have all the information they need to decided what is in their best interests. If they want to sit it out let them and let them keep their scholarship. The risk of a serious lawsuit is nill. R
      From a financial standpoint it is peanuts compared to football revenue at these conference schools. I hope the big 10 and pac 12 sit it out. It will only benefit my school Notre Dame.

      Go Irish and as for the big 10 get some common sense!!!

    92. Country Dick Montana says:

      “I wonder if suburbanites are going to get worried about their IRAs pretty soon, when they contemplate a Biden Administration.”

      In the back of their minds the suburbanites are probably wondering when the entitled white boys and girls of antifa (their own woke kids, ironically)are going to move beyond the cities and into their neighborhoods. Be interesting if the little scamp that Junior had play dates with torched their McMansion.

    93. Tina says:

      I cannot believe the jebots got outflanked on this:

      Chad Pergram
      @ChadPergram
      ·
      21m
      WH’s McEnany on Fox on exec action: People need relief..Chuck Schumer, it’s funny listening to him there talk about these executive orders as not being enough. What have Democrats put forward? Precisely nothing except rejecting..a $600 clean extension of unemployment insurance

    94. Phil says:

      Well said, Hugh.

      We are going to shut the football season down because one guy who got infected got severely sick? One guy?

      Good God.

      This is insane.

    95. BayernFan says:

      Another possibility I just read is that this is a lockout to deal with efforts to form a college players association.

    96. BayernFan says:

      And it’s highly unlikely it would be just one player.

    97. jason says:

      Also, as soon as the press succeeds in canceling college football, they will turn their sight on canceling the NFL. Bet on it.”

      LOL

      Et tu, brute?

      Robbie Fraudster is biting the hand that feeds him?

      “The press”

      After a decade + of being a sycophant toadie for the left wing MSM, Robbie Fraudster inserts a timid criticism of the “press”.

    98. Tina says:

      Do they remember when Tebow played back in 2009 when he had a respiratory illness?

    99. Tina says:

      Rudy W. Giuliani
      @RudyGiuliani
      · 25m
      Everyone, even Democrats and Obama flunkies, are distancing themselves from JAMES ‘CARDINAL’ COMEY.

      He is being de-frocked.

      Brenner will do everything to make him the fall guy

    100. jason says:

      An incoming freshman Indiana player (a lineman I believe) was very sick with covid and his mother posted on Facebook that it was like “14 days of hell”. He is on a long road to recovery and may have lingering or permanent heart problems. This has got the Big Ten scared beyond belief bc heart issues are common with this and cardio is bread and butter to athletes. How would it look if a few players’ lives or careers are destroyed? Not to mention the legal liability.

      This is a huge problem and is why there won’t be college or high school sports for a while.”

      Ohh puhhhleeze, what a load of horsecrap.

      Someone “might” get sick? That is why we shut down a season? Give me a f–king break.

      If that is the criteria, someone might die on the field too. Or get concussions. Or be paralyzed. Or have serious injuries.

      The fact is young people have like a 99.99 + chance of surviving COVID and there is no reason to suspend grade school, high school, college or pro sports.

    101. jason says:

      orona has beaten me. I’m about to lose my job, I can’t watch sports in person, I can’t go to bar with friends, and I can’t even eat in a McDonald’s.”

      Awwwwww……

      This is the best example yet of the “chickens have come home to roost”.

      Or maybe “you reap what you sow”.

    102. BayernFan says:

      Big Ten voted 12-2 to cancel fall season. No votes were Nebraska and Iowa.

      PAC 12 also voted to cancel fall football.

    103. jason says:

      If Biden was smart, he would register as a Republican, say he does not like illegals, and wants a trade war with China. NYC would immediately say we have to stop harping on Biden’s past and listen to what he says now.”

      And he could seal the deal with NYC if he sends Chuck Schumer a big check.

    104. Stonewall DW says:

      The fruits of a society that feasts on run-away litigation.

      A girl scraped her knee playing coach pitch softball. Shut it down for good. Too many risks.

      Bulldoze all playgrounds as the risk of injury from the jungle gym, swings and teeter-totters is simply too great.

      Don’t let anyone be out in the sun ever again as the risk of skin cancer is too great.

      Ban motorcycles, cars and bicycles as the deaths and injuries are not acceptable.

      Ban board games because a kid once got mad he lost and threw the board into the air and it stuck and injured a child.

      No more Nerf guns.

      Amusement parks? Finished.

      No more zip lines.

      No more letting people get within 25 yards of the rim of the Grand Canyon.

      I could go on and on…but in short, just require everyone to spend their entire lives within padded rooms to ensure nothing bad happens, and make sure the padding isn’t too abrasive to the skin resulting a skin condition for which the padding manufacturer could be sued.

    105. jason says:

      Big Ten voted 12-2 to cancel fall season. No votes were Nebraska and Iowa.

      PAC 12 also voted to cancel fall football.”

      Morons.

      They are killing the goose that lays the golden eggs.

      I hope they never recover from their stupidity.

    106. jason says:

      Cancelling football shows the nanny state is here to stay.

    107. Robbie says:

      jason says:
      August 10, 2020 at 10:23 am
      orona has beaten me. I’m about to lose my job, I can’t watch sports in person, I can’t go to bar with friends, and I can’t even eat in a McDonald’s.”

      Awwwwww……

      This is the best example yet of the “chickens have come home to roost”.

      Or maybe “you reap what you sow”.

      – You’re a miserable person and you prove it every day in this forum.

    108. Stonewall DW says:

      ARIZONA – OH Predictive Insights (leftist org)

      AUG 3-4, 2020
      603 LV

      Biden 49%
      Trump 45%

      Their prior poll, for what it is worth, was 49/44 for Biden.

    109. jason says:

      I hope the rich alumni that fund a lot of the programs just cut them off.

      In fact, I see there are already campaigns to do this that.

      The people advocating for this are doing it for political reasons, nothing to do with the health of the players.

    110. Robbie says:

      Tina says:
      August 10, 2020 at 9:40 am
      Tsa passenger count.

      831,789 yesterday.

      The highest level since 3/17.

      – Now if we can just get another 2 million to fly every day, we’ll be back to normal.

      All kidding aside, the gradual increase is good news. I hope it continues, but it’s still just 1/3 of what it was.

    111. jason says:

      You’re a miserable person and you prove it every day in this forum.”

      Nah, you are the embittered miserable lying fraud that still can’t accept the results of the 2016 election.

      You got what you and your MSM friends wanted, but you are still not happy.

      And never will be.

    112. Tina says:

      I am posting green shoots, as Kudlow indicates.

      It was suggested here that the economy has slowed down. I don’t see it with the data,

      As you know, I have posted nearly daily comments on economic data.

      I am sorry you are layed off. Hopefully, there is a pick up. Maybe, you can find another field that is doing better.?

    113. Hugh says:

      BF under your silly logic we would need to shut everything down. Hopefully, best players from the Big Ten and pack 12 transfer so that they can save the careers.I can even see a lawsuit or two from some of these football players when there’s going to be in class school which also has risks and the football season is canceled.

    114. Tina says:

      Here is another green shoot today:

      JOLTS: Job Openings Rose More than Expected in June

      https://ppdnews.us/uPma4h9

    115. Wobbles says:

      831,789 yesterday.

      The highest level since 3/17.”

      I hear reservations at Air Burkina Faso declined 0.3% so the TSA number is meaningless.

    116. Tina says:

      From that article

      The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report on job openings and labor turnover (JOLTS) showed openings rose more than expected to 5.9 million in June. Hires decreased to 6.7 million, though still came in at the second highest level ever recorded.

    117. Tina says:

      265 miles of border wall completed as of 8/10.

    118. Brandon says:

      National – Georgetown/Battleground

      Biden: 53%
      Trump: 40%

      Poll conducted by Lake(D) and Tarrance(R)

      https://drive.google.com/file/d/1TJmSXSAZM1IHeym5ZowB6tz7hg-uJ_Xb/view

    119. jason says:

      Once the Democrats manage to bankrupt all the airlines they will immediately start a state owned airline. Probably will call it Aerofloat.

      Maybe Robbie Fraudster can get a job there.

    120. jason says:

      265 miles of border wall completed as of 8/10.”

      Meaningless if Biden wins.

    121. BayernFan says:

      Hugh,

      Take it up with college football. I’m not blaming them for being risk averse when it comes to a debilitating and potentially deadly disease.

      This is a scary disease and we don’t know what it fully entails yet. There’s real fear that any immunity to it is short lived.

      China really phuqqd the world with it.

      We’re only starting to come to grips with figuring out how to live with it. Bc it may never go away.

    122. Tina says:

      Donald J. Trump
      @realDonaldTrump
      ·
      1h
      So now Schumer and Pelosi want to meet to make a deal. Amazing how it all works, isn’t it. Where have they been for the last 4 weeks when they were “hardliners”, and only wanted BAILOUT MONEY for Democrat run states and cities that are failing badly? They know my phone number!

    123. Country Dick Montana says:

      1000 people nationwide? Again, if you are going to publish a poll, tell us the following:

      How many calls were made in order to get 1000 people?

      What was the breakdown by state.

      Also, nationwide means nothing, especially if 70% of people, primarily Trump voters, are uncomfortable telling a stranger for whom they will vote.

    124. jason says:

      That Battleground Poll is terrible for Trump on the issues.

      If correct, would be more worrying than the horse race number.

      Hard to believe 60%+ plus think the guy who called suspending flts from China racist and xenophobic would be considered better to handle COVID.

    125. jason says:

      That was nationwide or battleground states?

      If nationwide less worrisome.

    126. Tina says:

      8/1-8/6.

      Dates are too long.

    127. Tina says:

      Heshmat Alavi
      @HeshmatAlavi
      · 3h
      #BREAKING
      Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab to resign today

      This is a major blow to #Iran-backed Hezbollah considering their influence in the cabinet. The people have shown in their rallies that they want Iran/Hezbollah out.
      #Beirut
      #???_????_????????
      https://twitter.com/HeshmatAlavi/status/1292405849936273411?s=20…

    128. Tina says:

      The mullahs are not having a good year.

    129. jason says:

      There’s real fear that any immunity to it is short lived.”

      BS.

      If people could get it twice we would certainly see a lot of cases by now.

      In Europe for certain, and we are not seeing that.

      And saying “potentially deadly disease” is BS too, for college age players they are probably more likely to have a “debilitating” injury on the field than dying of COVID.

    130. Tina says:

      For the college player, they are likely not to know they even have symptoms, or it’s very mild.

      At least that is what the data suggests

    131. Hugh says:

      Trash can that poll because it must first pass the being within the range of possible. Which means at least 1% chance of happening. There is 0% Chance of that spread. I hope after this election all these funny polls will go away for good.

    132. MichiganGuy says:

      This Is Big! Trump Holds a 36% Approval Rating with Black Voters in the Latest Rasmussen Monthly Approval Summary.
      .
      Rasmussen Reports
      @Rasmussen_Poll
      JULY 2020 – FULL MONTH JOB APPROVAL SUMMARY

      National Likely Voter (LV) Job Approval of @POTUS – 47%

      Men LV App – 49%

      Women LV App – 44%

      GOP LV App – 79%

      Dem LV App – 23%

      Ind LV App – 41%

      White LV App – 48%

      Black Total LV App – 36% !

      Other Non-White Total LV App – 51% !
      .
      https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2020/08/big-trumps-monthly-approval-rating-black-voters-holds-36-approval/
      .
      If Trump gets half of the 36% of black voters to actually vote for him Trump wins!

    133. mnw says:

      A Trump FR email claims they outraised Biden & the DNC by $25 million in July. Don’t know if it’s true, or includes special sauce.

    134. mnw says:

      S&P just 1% off it’s all-time high today.

      Biden will fix that pronto.

    135. Gordon Allen says:

      ” 139″ Hugh . But that would mean almost all polls. I’ve said before,apart from bias/ narrative setting, polling as we know it is broken, especially with the low response rates and widespread fear of expressing a political opinion. I think this site,and have from the outset, should be reconfigured as a political opinion/ information sharing site rather than promoted as a ” polling report”; nobody believes polls now anyway.

    136. jason says:

      Well ok then.

      “House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) said Friday the running mate in presidential elections “has never mattered” as Joe Biden closes in on potentially naming a woman of color to a major ticket for the first time.

      “I don’t think it matters who the vice presidential candidate is historically. It has never mattered,” Pelosi said on MSNBC.”

    137. jason says:

      Bc it may never go away.”

      People who make the argument that COVID may never go away are probably making the BEST argument against lockdowns and sports cancellations.

    138. jason says:

      Black Total LV App – 36% !

      Other Non-White Total LV App – 51% !”

      Gordon is right, I certainly don’t believe this.

    139. jason says:

      I think Trump should shoot for 15% of the black vote (20% male, 10% female) and 40% of the Latino vote.

      If he gets that he should be able to carry enough swing states to win.

    140. BayernFan says:

      Jason, do facts or research or any type of open thought playba part in your life?

      https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jul/12/immunity-to-covid-19-could-be-lost-in-months-uk-study-suggests

    141. Stonewall DW says:

      Forget the padded room proposal. Lets just blow up the entire planet and extinguish all life so we can ensure no one will ever get Covid-19 again.

    142. Bitterlaw says:

      We were going to go to Bermuda for our 25th wedding anniversary. However, there are no direct flights from Philadelphia and spending more time driving to JFK than the flight itself made no sense. Also, it requires a negative COVID test within 7 days of arrival. Too risky to make arrangements and get snagged at the last minute by the virus.

      New Plan is a long weekend in Newport, Rhode Island. Still need a COVID test within 3 days. At least I can cancel without costs within 24 hours.

      Alternatives suggested by my wife were Savannah, Georgia and Charleston, SC. I checked the map. Unfortunately, they are still in the South.

    143. Country Dick Montana says:

      I kind of read anything from the Guardian with a grain of salt, just like the Atlantic. The statement below is from their shameless begging for funds:

      “The country is at a crossroads. Science is in a battle with conjecture and instinct to determine policy in the middle of a pandemic. At the same time, the US is reckoning with centuries of racial injustice – as the White House stokes division along racial lines. At a time like this, an independent news organisation that fights for truth and holds power to account is not just optional. It is essential. “

    144. Tina says:

      Mayor Bettlejuice is shocked at the destruction in Chicago.

    145. Country Dick Montana says:

      BL: Charleston is an absolutely beautiful city regardless of the time of year. They even have air conditioning. Parts of Savannah are also very pretty…and there is that whole “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil” thing there.

    146. Tina says:

      Bl

      Charleston sc.

    147. Hugh says:

      More garbage from BF

    148. Tina says:

      Big plunge in Arizona and Florida cases and deaths

    149. Bitterlaw says:

      Charleston is on my banned list. Hotbed of Secession. Should have been given the Carthage treatment.

    150. Tina says:

      Toss

      Nate Cohn
      @Nate_Cohn
      · 1h
      Unbelievably, the Battleground poll–sponsored by Georgetown University and conducted by two fairly well known partisan pollsters–is not weighted by education and comes in at … 63 percent with a college degree. Holy cow.
      https://politics.georgetown.edu/battleground-poll/august-2020/

    151. BayernFan says:

      This way, college football avoids catastrophic liability should some 3rd stringer lineman at Alabama or Ohio state or Clemson gets sick, has a lifelong heart condition and needs financial support the rest of his life while college football looks like 19th century robber barons….

      PLUS

      college football gets to lock out college athletes without real repercussions in an effort to prevent them from basically unionizing.

      Brilliant.

      the other conferences will come around.

    152. Hugh says:

      158. Since everyone has to make money and Georgetown hires them. Well it’s obvious

    153. Country Dick Montana says:

      “Charleston is on my banned list. Hotbed of Secession.”

      So Boston and Philly, you must hate those places too. Hotbed of secession…from England. What is the difference between those “patriots” and the hated “secessionists?”

      And as a lawyer can you specifically point to anything in the Constitution or case law before White vs Texas (1869) that prohibited secession.

      The secessionists made a mistake firing on Fort Sumter.

    154. Hugh says:

      BF. Try and stay on your original point if this was about lawsuits it would not mater if they play football take dance class theatre regular classes lunch on and on. The number of college students who will get the virus will be many many multiples of the number of football players getting the virus. So under your brilliant theory football players can sue but professors the lunch ladies regular garden variety students can’t sue.

    155. jason says:

      Let’s have the alumni unionize and refuse to send money to any college that fails to have football in the fall.

      Now THAT might get some action.

    156. jason says:

      while college football looks like 19th century robber barons….

      Zzzzz…. only in the eyes of moonbats would that happen, and they hate football anyway.

      Field the teams, anyone who doesn’t feel comfortable playing can opt out.

      The rest will take the very small risk, certainly smaller than getting injured.

    157. Bitterlaw says:

      The Founding Father’s were traitors to the British. Unlike the Confederate traitors, they had no representation in the national government.

      If you want to argue secession from the US was legal, Wes already did your homework. I reject that argument. Nothing in the Constitution allowed secession. Trying to read into this silence to create a right would be like the penumbras argument on abortion and privacy cases that used to be rejected by conservatives.

      I don’t understand this idea that I have to embrace the South. I have explained my reasons. I would not excoriate anybody who does not want to go somewhere I happen to like.

    158. jason says:

      Worried, huh?

      “People putting ‘Black Lives Matter’ signs on their lawns, it’s not an endorsement of a particular organization so much as a value statement uniting a lot of people from many backgrounds,” said Democratic Rep. Tom Malinowksi, whose predominantly white New Jersey district was held by Republicans for decades before he won in 2018.”

    159. Country Dick Montana says:

      You don’t have to embrace it at all. Your despising it for something that happened in 1861 (or even go back to 1828, 1831 in the nullification crisis) just seems strange and a bit irrational.

      “I would not excoriate anybody who does not want to go somewhere I happen to like.”

      And no one is doing that. A couple of us made a suggestion based on our experiences that was met with a snarky and yes a nasty answer. Perhaps it is just me and if it is I certainly apologize, but it seem that your hatred of the south is really about the people who live there. People with whom you have had very little interaction and are merely a stereotype to you.

    160. jason says:

      Louisville cops have had enough…

      “Cops in the Kentucky city said Sunday they are banning all street marches and protest caravans in the wake of a violent weekend clash with police that lead to 12 arrests.

      Twelve people were arrested Saturday night for allegedly flipping tables at a Fourth Street Live event and set trashcans on fire, the Louisville Courier-Journal said. Eight of those were on felony charges.

      Police spokesman Lamont Washington told the outlet that the demonstrators also fired paintballs at passing cars before marching on Jefferson Square.”

    161. jason says:

      I don’t understand this idea that I have to embrace the South.”

      Bitter, it is now racist not to embrace the South.

      Sorry.

    162. Country Dick Montana says:

      …and I have been to Newport. Make sure that you get a tour of the “cottages.” The other half lived pretty well back then.

    163. Robbie says:

      A couple of weeks ago, Florida and Arizona accounted for almost 20,000 cases a day. Today, the combined for about 4,700 cases. The outbreaks across the South are all but over. Most of the cases we’re seeing now were tests taken several days to a week ago.

    164. NYCmike says:

      Robbie,

      I’ll pray for you next week when I go to confession and mass. I am a bit surprised that a person who has a pilot’s license can’t find other work, but since you are a “devout Catholic” I will do my best to send help your way.

      Oh, and please stop your pitiful whining about how bad life is. Considering that you are willing to allow a Democrat to take over the White House, you obviously do NOT give a rats arse about economic downturns which harm many more people than the Wuhan virus has or will.

    165. Robbie says:

      jason says:
      August 10, 2020 at 10:48 am
      Once the Democrats manage to bankrupt all the airlines they will immediately start a state owned airline. Probably will call it Aerofloat.

      Maybe Robbie Fraudster can get a job there.

      – Just so everyone is clear, Jason thinks the fact I may lose my job is reaping what I sowed since I never supported Trump.

      He’s a black hole of a human being.

    166. Robbie says:

      NYCmike says:
      August 10, 2020 at 1:06 pm
      Robbie,

      I’ll pray for you next week when I go to confession and mass. I am a bit surprised that a person who has a pilot’s license can’t find other work, but since you are a “devout Catholic” I will do my best to send help your way.

      Oh, and please stop your pitiful whining about how bad life is. Considering that you are willing to allow a Democrat to take over the White House, you obviously do NOT give a rats arse about economic downturns which harm many more people than the Wuhan virus has or will.

      – Since every word you wrote was disingenuous, save your breath.

    167. NYCmike says:

      “– Since every word you wrote was disingenuous, save your breath.”

      -That’s not true at all.

      I NEVER joke about whom I will pray for, and the whining about your situation is pitiful.

    168. NYCmike says:

      “– Just so everyone is clear, Jason thinks the fact I may lose my job is reaping what I sowed since I never supported Trump.”

      -Trump has been speaking about the need to re-open the economy since early April.

      You will not vote for him, and actually want the Democratic candidate to win, and that person, along with his party, has been speaking about the dangers of opening up too soon.

      I rate jason’s statement as plausible in regards to reaping what you sow.

    169. Hugh says:

      This fraud will bite the dust. Democratic Rep. Tom Malinowksi. Again these lying fraudsters got elected saying they would work with trump and not be but boys for the house leadership. Instead they impeached him. When trump wins the gop will take the house. It is practically impossible for Trump to win without winning those 31 Trump districts. Who thinks a single trump voter in a red or purple district is going to then vote for the democrat who voted to impeach trump? Anyone who thinks trump can win and the dems hold the house understands nothing.

    170. Country Dick Montana says:

      I would love to see Conor Lamb in SWPA get tossed. The guy claimed to be a moderate then is part of the committee that put together the Biden-Bernie Unity manifesto.

      I didn’t realize it, but lamb comes from a long line of Democrat politicians. Why can’t their offspring get real, jobs.

    171. Hugh says:

      Ohio State players & coaches now asking if they can play in the SEC this year.

    172. Stonewall DW says:

      My earlier proposal to blow up the entire planet and extinguish all life to get rid of the Covid-19 threat may not go far enough. We might want to expand this to wiping out the entire solar system, just to be sure.

    173. NYCmike says:

      “Ohio State players & coaches now asking if they can play in the SEC this year.”

      -Need to start rooting for the teams who want to live their lives.

    174. GeauxLSU says:

      Cancelling college football is just a coordinated effort to deny the LSU Tigers from geauxing Back2Back. I blame Bama.

    175. Bitterlaw says:

      CDM- I have given the same reasons for disliking the South and having no interest in ever visiting there again (I have been to over-rated Outer Banks once and toured colleges with my son in Virginia once as well as a trip to over-rated Williamsburg).

      1. Its history.
      2. Its weather. I need 4 distinct seasons.
      3. The accents are horrible and grate an my ears.
      4. The insincere and fake Southern hospitality.

      I have never deviated from those stated reasons and I do not understand why they matter to so many.

    176. Stonewall DW says:

      Bitter, you are not wrong about the south. Here ‘friends’ tend to be a mile wide and an inch deep. Up north, people are more honest–if they don’t like you, they don’t pretend to. If you get a friend up north, much more likely to be there for you.

      Southern hospitality is in fact a joke. You check out at the grocery store and the checker is slower than molasses while talking to you about non-sense. Up north, the checker doesn’t give you any eye-contact, which is fine, because your purchases are flying lightning speed over the scanner so you can get out of there.

      The Outer backs does have the Wright brothers museum, but otherwise, there’s nothing to do there.

      I do like Williamsburg, but it is way over-priced.

      The weather stinks down here, as basically we have “winter” from April through October, where you just run from car to building and building to car trying not to suffocate from the extreme heat and humidity while outside.

      November through March is nice there though, I have to admit that. If it was up to me, I would snow-bird, live here Nov-March, then way up north April-October.

      And you are right about the annoying accent. Try ordering a sub sandwich. They ask you, do you want white or wheat, but what you hear is, “ya want whyatt or whyatt?

      So you have to resort to pointing at the bread to not be mis-understood.

    177. Wes says:

      Accents bother Bitterlaw to no end. Corrupt, child slave-raping Senators not so much.

      I don’t get it.

    178. NYCmike says:

      Wes comes by for his daily constitutional……

    179. Country Dick Montana says:

      Bitter- The outer bank and Williamsburg are hardly representative of the south. I have been going to Hatteras for deep sea fishing every couple of years for the past 40. In the 70’s and early 80’s it was the South. After that one sees more license plates from PA, OH, MA and NJ that NC, especially between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

      I can’t say that I have ever been to Williamsburg, but from the looks of it, it is a tourist trap and again not representative of the South. One can say the same thing about any college town.

      Which brings me to the last 2. Just as BBQ sauces are different there are huge differences in the accents depending on the region. There is no such thing as a “Southern Accent.” Talk to a Kansas native and an easterner would call that a southern accent.

      As far as being insincere and fake, you could not be more wrong. In my line of work I have traveled to just about every state and lived in enough of them to know what I am talking about. The absolutely most bigoted and insincere place I have ever been is Boston. Oh, they will act woke and everything, but try to integrate their schools and you will see what fake is. Philly is a close second. What you call fake Southern hospitality is simply courtesy. And perhaps if more people exercised it we would be a better place.

    180. Gordon Allen says:

      Stonewall: do you consider Fla be part of the South? One of the reasons my wife and I love SW Florida is PRECISELY the opposite; of course we have few my,NJ,and New England types here ( the latter where we spent most of our lives). The openness, friendliness,and good neighbors here are exponentially Betty than up north. You have only to twist an ankle and neighbors volunteer to walk your dogs and make meals for you; it’s like the 1950’sfor real. SE Florida,on the other hand is loaded with ” users”; but look where they come from and how they vote.
      But I strongly disagree about this neck of the woods.

    181. NYCmike says:

      “Southern hospitality is in fact a joke. You check out at the grocery store and the checker is slower than molasses while talking to you about non-sense. Up north, the checker doesn’t give you any eye-contact, which is fine, because your purchases are flying lightning speed over the scanner so you can get out of there.”

      -My sister moved from Brooklyn out to Morristown, NJ area………she has gradually improved the supermarket service for everyone out there. She claims that the times to pick up cold-cut orders from the deli have improved by over 60%……there are still some hold-outs on the staff, mainly young women…….she doesn’t have much patience for them.

    182. jason says:

      Just so everyone is clear, Jason thinks the fact I may lose my job is reaping what I sowed since I never supported Trump.”

      Nah, I think bad things happen to people who want bad things to happen.

      I never cared whether you supported Trump or not, many here fret and question how you will vote, but I never did. In fact, I often mocked those that were concerned about how you vote.

      I think it is obvious to everyone here how you will vote anyway.

      You are a pathological liar and a two faced fraud playing the same old hackneyed shtick here every election cycle.

      You are a small minded, shallow, bitter, vindictive shell of a person, incapable of one independent thought that is not right out of the left wing media that you follow like a blind sheep.

      THAT is why you deserve what you get. Nothing to do with who you support.

      I can have a rational discussion with Big Joe, a Biden supporter. Why? Because he doesn’t come here to regurgitate talking points like Roadkill Maggot, he has a mind of his own, we just happen to disagree on who would be a better President.

    183. jason says:

      4. The insincere and fake Southern hospitality.”

      Nah, that isn’t fake.

      I lived in Texas. People ARE a lot friendlier and more hospitable. More sincere too. Much more willing to help others.

      That is absolutely true.

    184. Stonewall DW says:

      But if I was laid up in a hospital, wishing for a visit from a friend, I would much rather be up north and get a visit from two true friends, than be down south and get no visits from 100 fair-weather friends.

    185. SoHope says:

      We Southerners are genuinely nice unless you give us a reason not to be.
      Are you sure you weren’t doing something wrong like throwing snowballs at Santa Claus? I know thats a Philly tradition.

    186. Brandon says:

      GFY with your friendliness.

    187. Stonewall DW says:

      We need to get daily and hourly updates on Biden, I mean if he is going to be the next POTUS based on polling, we need to track with him.

      Here is my guess of what happened at the 1 pm hour:

      Biden is now up for the day, having had his depends changed, and having been fed and dressed.

      2 pm:

      Biden had makeup applied, and is now ready to be propped up in the basement for interviews.

    188. SoHope says:

      Bless your heart

    189. NYCmike says:

      God loves ya!

    190. PresidentPaul! says:

      Not a W, not an L, not a V shaped recovery.

      It’s the inverse square root shaped recovery.

      https://content.fortune.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/wei_sqrt_070220-02.png?w=1024

    191. SoHope says:

      If Trump is the Manchurian candidate then Biden is the Weekend at Bernies candidate

    192. Bitterlaw says:

      186. Zzzzzzzzzz. Wes, who refused to call slavery evil, condemns me for Senator Menendez. I have not lived or voted in New Jersey since 1994 but somehow I am responsible for him being in office and not in jail. I don’t get it.

    193. Bitterlaw says:

      Where I live, we say “he’s an idiot.” In the South, they say “Bless his heart.” Which is more real and sincere, especially since Southerners know they are really saying.

    194. Country Dick Montana says:

      Where I live, we say “he’s an idiot.” In the South, they say “Bless his heart.”

      Not true, we would actually say “That boy ain’t right.”

      Where you might say GFY, we say “Bless your heart.” The best part about it is that we convey the same thing, since you and everyone else DO know what we are saying, without the vulgarity. Probably a sign of intelligence on our part.

    195. Country Dick Montana says:

      Oh and Bitter, one thing that I forgot about the Outer Banks with regard to the South’s sordid history…they were actually sympathetic to the Union.

    196. Wes says:

      Bitterlaw says:
      August 10, 2020 at 3:31 pm
      186. Zzzzzzzzzz. Wes, who refused to call slavery evil, condemns me for Senator Menendez. I have not lived or voted in New Jersey since 1994 but somehow I am responsible for him being in office and not in jail. I don’t get it.

      You’re quick to extoll the supposed evils of the modern South, Bitter, never at all eager to criticize New Jersey for sending that scumbag to the Senate. I can go only on what I see.

    197. Stonewall DW says:

      Bitter, I do like to tour Fort Monroe in Hampton, VA. This is Virginia soil that was always union, as the confederates never took this fort.

    198. NYCmike says:

      “Probably a sign of intelligence on our part.”

      -Well played.

      In other news, Wes still going….

    199. Gordon Allen says:

      President Paul : the Atlanta Fed GDP tracker ( as of August 7) saw a 21% GDP growth for the third quarter, which would be the largest quarterly increase in US History. If that doesn’t meet your definition of a V shaped recovery,what would? I’m really anxious to know.

    200. Tina says:

      Sara A. Carter
      @SaraCarterDC
      · 59m
      #Dems Losing Public Support In Congressional Races

      The report finds:

      -9-point drop in support between Biden and the generic Congressional Dem among white suburban women

      -6-point drop among independents

      -5-point drop with college grads

      https://saraacarter.com/report-dems-losing-public-support-in-congressional-races/

    201. PresidentPaul! says:

      #212
      Ok, off a 34.3 percent in the second quarter and 3.4 percent in the first quarter. And since the increase is off a lower level to begin with a 21% wouldn’t even be as much of an increase as you would otherwise think it would signify.

      Also everything is dependent on stimulus checks, high unemployment checks, deferring all student loans, etc.

      If the spigots get turned off everything fails.

      Which is why I don’t understand the GOPs recalcitrance to do a deal with pelosi when the election probably depends on it.

    202. The Godfather says:

      Ariz.
      Aug 5-8, 2020
      1,013 LV
      Trafalgar Group
      Biden
      45%
      Trump
      46%
      Jorgensen
      3%

    203. Stonewall DW says:

      And trafalgar didn’t cheat by loading too many men into that poll…it was 54% women, 46% men.

    204. lisab says:

      The absolutely most bigoted and insincere place I have ever been is Boston.
      ————————————

      WE’RE NUMBER ONE! WE’RE NUMBER ONE! WE’RE NUMBER ONE!

      (boston’s schools are integrated btw)

    205. lisab says:

      Nah, I think bad things happen to people who want bad things to happen.
      ————————–

      eeeeek! robbie is a dead man walking

    206. Country Dick Montana says:

      “(boston’s schools are integrated btw)”

      Took em’ long enough. About 22 years to be exact and a lot of violence and white flight to go with it. They didn’t do it because they wanted to.

    207. Stonewall DW says:

      Veritas, by Ariel Sabar.

      A new book being released tomorrow with great reviews. This book is for those who enjoy it when an arrogant, condescending, elitist member of the highest rank within academia, (An honored Harvard prof), pulls a “Dan Rather” and publishes a forged artifact in an attempt to discredit Christianity.

      Back in 2014 Karen King, Harvard Prof, published a ‘discovered’ papyrus fragment with writing suggesting Jesus had a wife. The leftist media was overjoyed with excitement about it, and of course when it was proven to be a forgery, far fewer people heard about the retraction.

      This book documents how this professor’s hatred for Christianity was so strong she was willing to lead a conspiracy at the risk of it’s unraveling, just to have the opportunity to take a cheap pot-shot at Christians.

      Of course it unraveled, and now she is the one discredited.

    208. Tgca says:

      I grew up in north Jersey (a.k.a The Sewer State) and worked in NYC for years. Northeast people pride themselves on being blunt and direct but often it’s just impatience and rudeness that they think is a positive attribute to be proud of when they’re not aware most people think such behavior is selfish and immature. Northeast people are just as fake and dishonest as any area in the US.

      I’ve lived all over the US and I can agree that there are some different communication or style approach issues but I’ve never found one that I would say is better over the others. I’ve seen sweet nice people in the west, south, southwest, and northeast. I also see rude and obnoxious people in those same areas.

      As for accents, that’s another story. Bitter does not like southern accents but he is ok with certain northeast accents (north Jersey, Philly, all NYC boroughs besides Manhattan) that makes people sound stoopid and ignorant. I’d take an AL drawl over Bronx speak anyday.

      Lastly, someone once told me that south Florida has gotten bad because of all the crass folks down here from NYC metro area. Hard to argue with that at times if you see all the trash from the northeast that comes to Fort Lauderdale.

    209. NYCmike says:

      Integrating the schools, in my opinion, was a waste of time. People simply moved away.

      What they should have done was make sure the neighborhoods with less affluence was given more attention in terms of teachers, security $$ and counselors.

      OR, better yet – they should have went right to a voucher system back in the 60’s, which would have been the BEST THING for each and every underprivileged student in this country…..of course, the teachers unions/Democratic Party wouldn’t allow that, especially in the inner city.

      Shameful!

    210. lisab says:

      the busing debacle was unfortunately created by the boston leaders — it did not have to be the way it turned out

      the idea of busing was that white schools had more funding and were generally better than black schools, so the courts ordered for schools to be integrated, soooooo

      a.) the boston leaders chose robury, a poor black neighborhood and bused the students to … wait for it …

      b.) south boston, a poor white neighborhood AND the only white school that had LESS money than roxbury — the black school district

      meanwhile, the boston leaders sent their children to PRIVATE schools

    211. lisab says:

      what they ended up doing was:

      a.) ended neighborhood schools. one of the problems was that schools were neighborhood schools and were originally made for children to walk to … and thus reflected the diversity of the local neighborhood. suddenly they had to travel an hour every day on a bus when their nearest school was a five minute walk down the street

      b.) they created centralized schools situated on the borders of intersections of neighborhoods instead of in the center of neighborhoods, so that they were naturally more diverse even if children were within walking distance

      c.) they allowed parents to choose their child’s school — instead of what happened at first where they were sending black and white children into the center of a poor black or white poor neighborhood

    212. Country Dick Montana says:

      I was using busing in Boston as an example of northern hypocrisy when it comes to race relations and just plain courtesy in the south. Again, I have been a lot of places and have found that in the south people get along better regardless of race, be it AA in the deep south or Latinos in Texas. My theory is that there is a less income disparity and similar interests, at least among the men in rural areas.

      The rich woke crowd’s idea of diversity in their neighborhood is the nice brain surgeon from South Korea and his pediatrician wife, or the engineer from India who owns his own firm. Those people aren’t living a gentrifying neighborhood and holding their 25 year old neighbor’s 3rd kid while she unloads groceries into her Section 8 home.

    213. lisab says:

      pretty much boston went from the poster child for how not to integrate schools

      to the poster child for successful integration

    214. Gordon Allen says:

      TGCA. That’s what I mean by SE Florida. SW Florida ( the I-75 v I-95 people as we call it) are almost all mid westerners. A different breed of cat.

    215. lisab says:

      boston, and many northern cities, had ethnic neighborhoods. italians were in the northend, irish in south boston, blacks in roxbury, jesish people in dorchester, asians in chinatown etc. as ethnic groups immigrated they each carved out a neighborhood where they could speak their native language. this included african americans when they moved north after the civil war.

      even today the north is very segregated by town. you can walk a mile and go from a 90% white area to a 90% black area

    216. Country Dick Montana says:

      Gordon – Where are you in SW FL? I get down to Marco from time to time and can actually remember when it had 1 stop light. I really enjoy heading to Goodland and Isle of Capri, and Everglades City sometimes. A little bit of old Florida there. Finding Old Florida in Marco takes a bit of looking.

    217. Country Dick Montana says:

      lisa – I think a lot of older cities are like that. In Pittsburgh it is the same. Italian, Jewish, Slavic, German, Russian, Black, etc all had and still have to some extent their own neighborhoods. Makes for good eating depending on what you want.

    218. lisab says:

      Makes for good eating depending on what you want.
      —————————-

      true, but it made for a different kind of racism in the north

      the idea of segregated water fountains or bathrooms or sitting on the back of the bus was just not a thing

      because there just were not any black people around.

      i know my parents took great enjoyment living down south in the 1950’s, because they loved breaking the segregation rules — but because my father was an airman in uniform, they could completely get away with it.

    219. Gordon Allen says:

      Country Dick: we’re in Bonita Springs in a gated community about 3 miles from the Collier county line. We enjoy going to Marco occasionally,and Everglades City( the definition of ” old Florida”. For us it’s a bit of a trek; Marco is about 45 minutes away; Everglades City about an hour. Everglades is appropriately named as you know because it is literally in the Everglades. I wouldn’t want to drive there at night ?

    220. PresidentPaul! says:

      Progressive Groups Prepare To Reshape The Courts Under A Biden Presidency

      https://www.huffpost.com/entry/joe-biden-courts-progressive-nominees_n_5f2a1c99c5b68fbfc8893181

      “A big lesson is making sure judges are a priority on day one.
      Lena Zwarensteyn, director of the Fair Courts Campaign at the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights”

    221. Country Dick Montana says:

      Gordon, my wife and I have stayed up that direction too. Captiva. We also spent a night at the Tarpon Lodge on Pine Island. Now Pine Island is a bit of old Florida too. Matlacha is a funky little place.

      It is interesting though what you said about the people. Have to agree, nearly all midwesterners.

    222. Gordon Allen says:

      My parents bought a place on Sanibel Island back in the 80’s,which is when I first found out about this part of Florida. So I know Captiva,which is a bit out there. But beautiful.

    223. Robbie says:

      I read this afternoon Trump has added Dr. Scott Atlas to the coronavirus task force. I don’t know much about Atlas, but I think it’s great Trump is finally bringing in someone to counter Fauci. I wish Trump had done this back in late April or early May once it had become clear Fauci had become a one man wrecking crew. Hopefully, he will provide a clearer, less cluttered view.

    224. Robbie says:

      It looks like California is beginning to process all of the tests results that were not counted towards the end of July and first few days of August. So for the next few days, their daily case count may be much higher than it’s been, but it almost certainly won’t reflect the true status of the out break there.

      On the other hand, it looks like Texas, especially hard hit Houston, is really beginning to improve.

    225. Robbie says:

      At least for the time being, it appears the backlash from players, coaches, boosters, donors, and fans has halted the Big 10’s desire to cancel the college football season today or tomorrow.

    226. Tgca says:

      Miami is now the capital of South America. It is like 70+% Latin and very different than decades ago. Beautiful buildings and landscaping in many residential areas. I love going there to get in touch with my roots instead of going to the Bronx for a touch of ghetto Latin culture. People watchIn too on Lincoln Road or the malls is nice. Miami probably is the best place in the US for eye candy, guys or gals. Women really take care of themselves and dress to kill and the nightlife WAS very dazzling with all the beautiful hotels and colorfully lit streets and outdoor cafes.

      Fort Lauderdale still has a lot of white trash but it is actually changing quite a bit now that they’re building condos and high rises all over the place as certain demographics have left Miami for less infused Latin culture. We get our fair share of obnoxious loud-mouthed folks from NY, NJ, and PA there, as they can be heard in many restaurants with their classless behavior – they think everyone is watching them in envy…can we say attention seekers. Many pretty parts of Fort Lauderdale still and love walking about Las Olas with all the restaurants and foo-foo stores where Bitter can get himself a nice man-bag.

    227. NYCmike says:

      Unfortunately, Miami will be underwater, as the oceans re-claim what is theirs

    228. Phil says:

      Big 10 thought they could force a stampede into cancelling the season. They may win out in the end but the effort at stampeding the other conferences into a sudden termination appears to not be working out like they planned. The SEC held firm and the other Big 5 conferences refused to be rushed into a sudden decision to cancel. Other conferences besides their left wing allies in the PAC 12 which will certainly cancel refused to budge for now. The Big 10 now claims no final vote to cancel the season ever took place. That is absolutely bullsh*t. They backtracked. Last thing the Big 10 would want is to opt out and have the SEC go forward with a complete season. The Big 10 would lose out on millions of tv $$ while the SEC would clean up. Big 10 would look like utter fools….hence their NOW sudden slow down.

    229. jason says:

      players, coaches, boosters, donors, and fans”

      Only one word matters here:

      DONORS

      jason says:
      August 10, 2020 at 10:37 am

      I hope the rich alumni that fund a lot of the programs just cut them off.

      In fact, I see there are already campaigns to do this that.

      Bingo.

    230. jason says:

      this that = just that

    231. jason says:

      Progressive Groups Prepare To Reshape The Courts Under A Biden Presidency”

      Reason # 548 on why this might not be a referendum on Trump.

    232. Tgca says:

      245

      True! Some day again as in the past Miami will be under water. But NYC, Philly, and big cities are dying, folks are leaving, companies are leaving, crime is up, folks ain’t coming back to a sardine can filth infested city where any pandemic spreads like wildfire. NY is on its way back to the 70s.

      As someone who grew up within 5 miles of NYC and worked there for a number of years, its a shame to see it slide back after Giuliani cleaned it up. But city dwellers only have to blame themselves for electing the fools they have, and their own arrogance thinking NY is the center of it all. Now they’re fleeing to NJ and elsewhere to avoid the filth, violence, and next easily spread disease.

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    234. jason says:

      Two horrible choices.

      In my view, Rice would be worse because she has already shown to have zero integrity.

      Both are ideological Marxists so nothing different there.

      “Harris ticks all the right boxes in terms of look and backstory, but her presidential campaign has already proved she doesn’t attract voters. Rice is a Washington operator, not a campaigner. She is arguably the most establishment black woman in America; it will be hard to portray her as a great leap forward. Which might be why Team Biden has been stalling on its decision. They know that, in trying to ‘do no harm’, their vice-presidential nomination could end up shooting their campaign in the foot.”

    235. Phil says:

      I can speak for what I’m reading and hearing regarding my school Texas A&M. Heavy donors and small donors alike are pretty pissed at the whole darned thing. I’m guessing the same thing is happening at the other SEC schools where football is like a religion. Money talks. My guess is the donors even some Big 10 powers like Ohio State and Penn State are also pissed. The drive to cancel was led by egg head presidents who are now getting told the money stream is about to be severely limited. Like it or not college sports are the front porch at most Power 5 universities. It’s a major reason people give back dollars to their beloved universities. It just is.

    236. lisab says:

      breaking: biden picked hillary

    237. Tina says:

      Political Polls
      @Politics_Polls
      · 32m
      NORTH CAROLINA:
      Trump 48% (+1)
      Biden 47%

      @Rasmussen_Poll/@theamgreatness (R), LV, 8/6-7
      https://amgreatness.com/2020/08/10/trump-beating-biden-in-north-carolina-per-new-cag-rasmussen-poll/

    238. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      253. There is talk a lot of college teams will play independently this season and play outside of their conferences.

    239. PresidentPaul! says:

      “Sen. Kamala Harris has unfollowed the campaign account of @JoeBiden ahead of his VP announcement.”

      Why would Joe choose the lady who called him racist at the debates? Or does he not remember?

    240. Phil says:

      Wow. Just saw more video and looting of Chicago stores.

      This is A good look for Democrats in November?

    241. lisab says:

      Biden: “Make no mistake: Donald Trump said today that if he is re-elected, he will defund Social Security.”

    242. lisab says:

      Wow. Just saw more video and looting of Chicago stores.
      ———————————-

      just bread

    243. lisab says:

      Kanye West could face election fraud charges thanks to these awful signatures

    244. John says:

      Warren? Are you frickin’ kidding me?

    245. lisab says:

      Elizabeth Warren Has Raised the Most Money for Joe Biden Out of All VP Contenders

    246. Allengroof says:

      Hurry up to look into loveawake.ru you will find a lot of interesting things

    247. lisab says:

      you will find a lot of interesting things
      —————

      hillary’s emails?

    248. Annie says:

      260 – Biden: “Make no mistake: Donald Trump said today that if he is re-elected, he will defund Social Security.”

      It’s the same old “throw Grandma off the cliff” ploy. I am now seeing this charge repeated over and over in social media. Trump and his surrogates should state how false this is.

    249. Annie says:

      268 – Biden said that he wanted – that is, his handlers wanted – to end the “era of shareholder capitalism.” Are people just not paying attention?

    250. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      For those who believe the COVID-19 virus will be with us into 2021; from Worldometer the stats for two nations:

      Sweden (no lockdown)
      August 9: Three day moving average number of deaths: 0 (zero)
      August 9: Seven day moving average number of deaths: 0 (zero)

      Denmark “Fast in, first out: Denmark leads lockdown exit”: (Reuters)
      August 9: Three day moving average of deaths: 0 (zero)
      August 9: Seven day moving average number of deaths 1 (one)

      The most important questions that needs to be asked now is what did Sweden and Denmark do to lower their COVID-19 death rates to zero? And what we can learn from both countries to reduce our death rate as well? All I am hearing now in the U.S. is the same rambling discussion about new lockdowns; and off-base ideas like wearing goggles.

    251. Tina says:

      Willie Brown told Kamala not to accept the veep position.

    252. PresidentPaul! says:

      Andy Ngo Reveals How Antifa Rioters Get Out of Jail and Keep Terrorizing Portland Night After Night

      If you arrest them, they’ll be back for tomorrow night’s riot.

    253. PresidentPaul! says:

      Imagine still being a democrat after these last few months

    254. Tina says:

      Ian Miller
      @ianmSC
      ·
      47m
      Ok so nationally numbers were all down today. Deaths, cases, hospitalizations, ICU, everything.

      That said, Washington, Oklahoma, Hawaii, and Mississippi reported no negative tests. Because we can never have only nice things.

      National positive percentage was still only 5.7%

    255. Tgca says:

      Who cares about this stoopid election. I just read “The Future of the Earth” in Wiki. I’m depressed now. We’re all f*cked in about 2.8 billion years when surface temperatures reach 300 degrees F. and Greta chastises us for daring her….and…

      Jadon is still defending Fauci as the Universe’s leading infectious disease expert who deserves everyone’s appreciation and multiple medals

      Bitter is still whining about southern accents and the loss of all the world’s bee-you-tee-ful flowers

      Wes still refuses to visit the Jersey shore and is aghast why Bitter can’t admit Senator Menendez is a sleazeball after 2 billion years

      LisaB is still the Universe’s go-to person on all things gay

      SDC still lives in the same apartment building in his diverse San Diego neighborhood and whining about Romney betraying the GOP

      Robbie is still whining how Trump destroyed the GOP and why they’ve lost the House and Senate for over 2 billion years

      *sigh* This sure puts things in perspective and makes me just wonder “can’t we all just get along.”

      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Future_of_Earth

    256. NYCmike says:

      The scenes from Chicago are just embarrassing.

      “CG”, good and hard for you, #NeverTrumper.

      Join Kasich and the others at Bidens convention.

    257. jason says:

      August 3 deaths 562
      August 3 cases 48712

      August 10 deaths 569
      August 10 cases 49800

      IHME

      Projected Actual
      August 1 970 1123 +153
      August 2 982 467 -515
      August 3 992 568 -424
      August 4 999 1362 +363
      August 5 1005 1311 +306
      August 6 1011 1203 +192
      August 7 1041 1290 +249
      August 8 1048 980 -68
      August 9 1054 535 -519
      August10 1061 569 -492

    258. Tina says:

      Yikes. China Biden at it again talking about muh virus: “The closest thing is, uh, in 1917, they say, uh, The Great- the Great Pandemic; & it certainly was a terrible thing where they lost anywhere from 100 to 200 million people; probably ended the Second World War, all soldiers were sick.”

    259. lisab says:

      “probably ended the Second World War, all soldiers were sick.”

      yeah … that was it

    260. lisab says:

      meanwhile, social media sites are running with

      “how many children should die to open the schools. what is an acceptable loss”

      of course they answer zero

      me: all schools will close forever then because children die every year from the flu

      them: so they say we should go online

      me: so who will stay home with the children? fine if you can hire a private nanny i guess

      them: we have technology to monitor the children’s lessons, leaving children home alone is safe, at least after 5th grade

      me: leaving unsupervised teens home alone is not safe. teens are stupid

    261. MichiganGuy says:

      Kamala Harris Has Reportedly Unfollowed Joe Biden on Twitter as VP Announcement Expected Soon.
      .
      https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2020/08/salty-kamala-harris-unfollowed-joe-biden-twitter-vp-announcement-expected-soon/
      .
      Hillary deserve it! She was the most qualified person to ever run for President after all. LOL

    262. Country Dick Montana says:

      Nice to not have to read through the normal nightowl lunacy and spam this morning. The regular trolls must have slept in.

    263. Brandon says:

      Georgia – SurveyUSA

      President
      Biden: 46%
      Trump: 44%

      Senate
      Perdue: 44%
      Ossoff: 41%

      Senate Special
      Loeffler(R): 26%
      Collins(R): 17%
      Warnock(D): 17%
      Lieberman(D): 13%
      Tarver(D): 3%

      http://www.surveyusa.com/client/PollReport.aspx?g=4b9009c4-ef1d-4774-a211-0c4402738ec8

    264. Gordon Allen says:

      Trafalgar poll shows Trump 46.2 to Biden 44.8 in Arizona.( August 10)

    265. MichiganGuy says:

      ” Russia on Tuesday became the first country to clear a coronavirus vaccine and declare it ready for use.”
      .
      https://m.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/aug/11/russia-registers-virus-vaccine-putins-daughter-giv/
      .
      Problem solved. Everyone back to work! LOL

    266. MichiganGuy says:

      ” 59 percent of likely voters thought it was probable that Biden’s running mate would become president over the course of the four-year span.”
      .
      https://nypost.com/2020/08/11/over-half-of-likely-voters-dont-believe-biden-will-finish-term-poll/
      .
      Most people believe Biden has some mental problems. Only Bitter still believes Joe just talks to fast. LOL

    267. Scooterboy says:

      If this is accurate, it definitely looks like Rice is the VP pick

      The Democratic National Convention schedule is out.

      Notable speakers by night:

      M: Sanders, Cuomo, Whitmer, Kasich, Klobuchar, Michelle Obama.

      T: Schumer, AOC, Bill Clinton, Jill Biden

      W: Pelosi, HRC, Warren, the VP nom, Obama

      Th: Booker, Newsom, Duckworth, Harris, Biden

    268. Stonewall DW says:

      “The closest thing is, uh, in 1917, they say, uh, The Great- the Great Pandemic; & it certainly was a terrible thing where they lost anywhere from 100 to 200 million people; probably ended the Second World War, all soldiers were sick.”

      This is a parody, right?

    269. uvozokufed says:

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    270. Stonewall DW says:

      I would call Kasich filthy scum, but I don’t want to disparage scum.

    271. Scooterboy says:

      Job approval up again today in RAS

    272. Tina says:

      Dw, that is not my post.

      I have a handle stealer that I complained about.

      I don’t post here in the evenings.

    273. Tina says:

      Ras

      49/51.

      Prolly due to the job numbers for July.

    274. MichiganGuy says:

      Joe Biden almost ready to announce his VP pick. One last item to do. The hair smelling test that he will preform himself. LOL

    275. Tina says:

      It’s Susan Rice

      She is needed to protect the coup (Russian hoax).

    276. jason says:

      Nice to see Loeffler ahead of Collins.

    277. jason says:

      LOL

      What happened?

      “The measures approved Monday will trim about $3 million of the department’s $400 million annual budget this year. The cuts could reduce the police department by up to 100 officers through layoffs and attrition. Seattle has about 1,400 police officers and the reductions fall far short of the 50% cut to the department that many Black Lives Matter protesters were seeking.”

    278. Tina says:

      The Feds need to investigate this. It was already reported months ago. Venthoarder is blocking any independent investigation into the nursing home debacle.

      The Associated Press
      @AP
      · 3h
      Unlike every other state with major nursing home outbreaks, New York only counts resident deaths that occur in the home, not in hospitals. That could make New York’s official toll, already among the nation’s highest, a significant undercount. http://apne.ws/xCLrxDl

    279. Tina says:

      The black Seattle police chief has resigned.

      Thanks jebots.

      It’s nice that you like riots and made the chief quit because you cut her salary by $100,000

    280. jason says:

      When push came to shove, the police hating Marxists didn’t even cut 1% of the budget.

      Maybe they thought twice about not having any police to call to THEIR houses?

    281. jason says:

      Graham should subpoena Rice is she is nominated to ask about the fake email she sent to herself.

      That will trigger the MSM.

    282. Tina says:

      I have a suspicion Rice is under investigation.

      It’s messed up that she has no problem throwing a videographer in jail for doing nothing and lied outright about Flynn

    283. jason says:

      I think it is Rice.

      But so does Skippy, the Men in Black told him.

      So it might be Harris.

    284. Tina says:

      Don’t look now, but the Dow is now trading over 28,000.

    285. Stonewall DW says:

      I put zero stock in early release convention speaker schedules. It means nothing.

    286. Tina says:

      Fried Rice 2020

    287. Stonewall DW says:

      Of one thing I am sure, Biden will pick a veep with a name that is very easy for him to remember and pronounce.

    288. dblaikie says:

      I believe that Biden’s pick is the woman who is stupid enough to say yes.

    289. Tina says:

      New Zealand touted as doing everything correct regarding covid is now locking down again.

      They just locked down Auckland,

      More evidence thst masks don’t work.

    290. Tina says:

      This may have been overlooked yesterday but there is a new member of the China Virus Taskforce.

      Dr. Scott Atlas. He believes the virus will die out by October.

      I think he is in the Leavitt camp, who is also from ?Stanford.

    291. Tina says:

      Trump needs to add additional doctors from Stanford to the task force and minimize Fallacy as much as possible.

      Fallacy has been a train wreck.

    292. Tina says:

      Psycho Sally Yates, a conspiracy theorist, is speaking at the Commie Conventioml

    293. the Godfather says:

      Georgia – SurveyUSA

      President
      Biden: 46%
      Trump: 47%

      They have two polls one with Biden leading by two, and the certain to vote Trump, leads by 1. Similar to Monmouth last week.

    294. Big Joe says:

      S&P 500 nearing all-time high.

      BJ

    295. jason says:

      Fallacy has been a train wreck.”

      Zzzzzzz….

      So you have said for months.

      Yet he is still there.

      It shows Trump is smarter than Tina, which is good of course since Tina is very smart.

    296. jason says:

      I believe that Biden’s pick is the woman who is stupid enough to say yes.”

      They will all say yes, their chance of becoming President if Biden wins is close to 100%.

    297. Robbie says:

      The success Doug Ducey has had in Arizona, by allowing life to continue as coronavirus cases spiked and then fell, may be one of the best things that could happen for Trump’s chances there. If the state has stumbled into something close to herd immunity and the coronavirus is mostly a nonfactor through the Fall there, it may help Trump since the natural bent of the state has been Republican.

    298. Tina says:

      It was stupid for Biden to say that he would chose a woman.

      This left him with:

      Kamala Harris

      You Tube Rice ( a chromic liar)

      Pocahontas

      Fidel Bass.

    299. jason says:

      A voice of reason in football, Alabama coach:

      “I want to play, but I want to play for the players’ sake, the value they can create for themselves,” Saban told ESPN. “I know I’ll be criticized no matter what I say, that I don’t care about player safety. Look, players are a lot safer with us than they are running around at home. We have around a 2% positive ratio on our team since the Fourth of July. It’s a lot higher than that in society. We act like these guys can’t get this unless they play football. They can get it anywhere, whether they’re in a bar or just hanging out.”

      “We also test anybody that has symptoms and have an open testing site where they can go and get tested as many times as they want or anytime they feel like they need to,” Saban said. “But our guys aren’t going to catch [the virus] on the football field. They’re going to catch it on campus. The argument then should probably be, ‘We shouldn’t be having school.’ That’s the argument. Why is it, ‘We shouldn’t be playing football?’ Why has that become the argument?””

    300. Phil says:

      Saban has clout. He just does.

    301. Tina says:

      Also, harbaugh came out for playing.

      He made some common sense arguments.

      Well detailed statement.

    302. jason says:

      The success Doug Ducey has had in Arizona, by allowing life to continue as coronavirus cases spiked and then fell, may be one of the best things that could happen for Trump’s chances there. f the state has stumbled into something close to herd immunity and the coronavirus is mostly a nonfactor through the Fall there, it may help Trump since the natural bent of the state has been Republican”

      This is what happens when cable is down in the Louisville region and Robbie can’t live feed MSNBC into HHR.

      Forced to think on his own for a brief moment, he actually came up with a cogent thought you won’t see on CNN.

      Of course, I don’t think Trump needs this to win AZ, I don’t think the election will be about COVID at all, but it is a legitimate theory.

    303. jason says:

      “Fidel Bass”

      Excellent.

    304. Stonewall DW says:

      “It was stupid for Biden to say that he would chose a woman.”

      And once he did, he was also announcing that he was willing to be boxed in, so the black community seized on this and further demanded that he pick a black woman.

    305. Cash Cow TM says:

      DRUDGE

      Two evacuated by helicopter after hostile cow attack…

      Do not trifle with bovines.
      We can get nasty.

    306. Country Dick Montana says:

      I saw that on Fox. It stated that each year in the US 400 people are killed by animals, including 20 by cows…cows with guns.

    307. Scooterboy says:

      Joe Biden, the puppet President

      Democrat Rep. Pramila Jayapal, who wrote Dems’ socialized medicine bill:

      “We were able to significantly push Joe Biden to do things that he hadn’t signed on to before. He is movable.”

    308. MichiganGuy says:

      Martha McSally continues to narrow the gap in the Arizona Senate Race against Democrat Mark Kelly.
      .
      McSally now trails the former Astronaut by 5 percent. This continues a trend of the Senator slowly but surely making up ground over the course of the past few months. In July, Kelly was leading McSally by 9 points, but in May, his lead was as large as 13 points.
      .
      https://ohpredictive.com/press-releases/mcsally-closes-in-to-striking-distance/

    309. Tina says:

      I wonder if Trump pulls Mcsally over?

    310. MichiganGuy says:

      OH PREDICTIVE POLLS

      ARIZONA SENATE
      .
      NOW
      .
      KELLY 48%
      MCSALLY 43%
      .
      JULY
      .
      KELLY 52%
      MCSALLY 43%
      .
      MAY
      .
      KELLY 51%
      MCSALLY 38%

    311. Scooterboy says:

      Andrew Yang- “ I’ve got to be honest I kind of expected to speak.”

      Reading the comments below the tweet, it appears members of the “Yang Gang”, aren’t happy about it either.

    312. Brandon says:

      National – Monmouth

      Biden: 51%(-1)
      Trump: 41%(+2)
      Jorgensen: 2%(-2)
      Hawkins: 1%(+1)

      Movement towards Trump since their last poll in late June.

      https://www.monmouth.edu/polling-institute/documents/monmouthpoll_us_081120.pdf/

    313. Big Joe says:

      It’s gonna be an exciting week. Finally, the big reveal and it could be coming any day now, maybe as early as tomorrow: 538 will launch it’s 2020 forecast model! 😀

      BJ

    314. John says:

      Follow up to 336….
      Biden +2 LV’s in MN.

    315. Scooterboy says:

      Minnesota could end up surprising a lot of people.

    316. jason says:

      MN was the state I was predicting could flip to Trump if any are going to flip. NH is the other obvious choice. Nevada would be third but with the ballot harvesting probably out of reach.

      If Trump wins in a landslide then VA and CO would come into play, ME too. NM.

      IF.

    317. jason says:

      The polling for Rs is definitely better than it was a couple weeks ago.

      That is the good news.

      The bad news is they are still behind in most of the competitive races.

      But again, a lot will change before Nov one way or the other.

    318. Stonewall DW says:

      “…and it could be coming any day now, maybe as early as tomorrow: 538 will launch…”

      And I should care why? This leftist hack full of confirmation bias will see what he wants to see. Why should we care?

    319. jason says:

      t’s gonna be an exciting week. Finally, the big reveal and it could be coming any day now, maybe as early as tomorrow: 538 will launch it’s 2020 forecast model! ?

      BJ”

      It is all relative.

      BJ is excited about the VP pick and Nate Silverhack.

      I could care less about either one.

      The VP will be a diehard Marxist and Silverhack will do his usual smoke and mirrors routine of skewing polls to make competitive races look like a lost cause for Rs. In the end, he will gloat about the right calls and claim he actually did warn everyone about the wrong ones.

      Zzzzzzzz….

    320. jason says:

      Silverhack was not wrong about 2016 btw.

      According to him, he was right that Trump had a 25% chance of winning.

    321. Stonewall DW says:

      “The bad news is they are still behind in most of the competitive races.”

      Not sure if you are talking senate or POTUS, but at least at the POTUS level, it depends on which polls you want to believe.

      In the last week to ten days there has been at least one poll showing Trump ahead in each of the following states:

      AZ, FL, GA, IA, MN, NC, OH, and NH.

      By my count, that gets Trump to 274 EVs. Based on actual polls.

    322. Robbie says:

      Based on the week over week trends, it’s looks like Mississippi has turned the corner.

    323. Stonewall DW says:

      “According to him, he was right that Trump had a 25% chance of winning.”

      And if I recall correctly, even that was a last moment hedge on his prediction, which had been much more strongly Clinton. He was about tarred and feathered by the far left for giving Trump even that much of a chance.

    324. Tina says:

      Don’t forget,

      Nevada.

      I thought this was flippable.

      But they must stop the universal mail in ballot.

      Postage is pre paid.

      No way of knowing a valid vote.

    325. Tina says:

      In Nevada,

      A vote counts 7 days after the election

      This is a recipe for fraud.

    326. Ugandan says:

      Marv,

      My Rasmussen prediction tomorrow is 47-46 with Biden in the lead.

    327. Big Joe says:

      I see DW missed my drift. Oh well. Seriously though, the 538 model will be one of many models, so yes I’ll be checking it out as I would any model.

      As for the VP pick? zzzzz.

      Both sides have their talking points, tweets, and nicknames ready. I’ll predict whoever gets the nod will be greeted with immediate attacks of “worst pick ever”, “horrible pick”, “terrible choice.” etc. It’s all good. It’s politics.

      I would be interested in how Democrats react, though. I don’t see any pick that would unite all factions of the Democratic party. How loud will the cries be from those who are disappointed?

      At the end of the day, it won’t matter. It will all die down. It will be Trump vs Biden. Those disappointed with the VP pick will remember that they still want a W.

      BJ

    328. Stonewall DW says:

      The normal rule in politics, is the veep choice cannot help, but it can hurt.

      Pence was somewhat of an exception to this, as Trump, being the unusual candidate that he was, needed a way to re-assure conservatives, and the pick of Pence helped.

      By all accounts, its going to be Susan Rice, and beyond the many problems she brings to the ticket, she also has never been an elected official, has not had executive experience, nor legislative experience.

      A lightweight.

      I expect many to hear many say “who?” when her name announced.

    329. Marv says:

      #350 Ugandan,

      Tied at 46. I bet one of us correct. I hope you win.

    330. Tina says:

      Basically under Rices watch.

      Benghazi

      Slave trade in Libya.

      Mullahs enriched.

      Russia unchecked.

      China unchecked.

      She is a train wreck.

    331. Marv says:

      If I were a betting man, I would bet it will be Sleepy Joe and Fried Rice. (Big win for Trump)

    332. Marv says:

      Tina,

      It would be nice if Dave blocked the IP address of your impersonator.

    333. Robbie says:

      Louisiana looks like it’s improving quite nicely as well. On the seven day moving average, the state has been decreasing by almost 900 a day lately. In another two weeks, they might be back where they were before the recent outbreak accelerated, about 400 cases a day.

    334. jason says:

      And if I recall correctly, even that was a last moment hedge on his prediction, which had been much more strongly Clinton. He was about tarred and feathered by the far left for giving Trump even that much of a chance.”

      To be fair to him, pretty much during the last 2 months he had Trump with a 25-30% chance of winning, and yes, he was attacked by the Princeton moron (Wang?) who said he had a 1% chance.

      I will give credit to Wang, he said he would eat a live bug on national TV if Trump won and he did.

    335. jason says:

      FL case numbers good, deaths at 271 though.

      Might be a backlog since so far they are “unassigned”.

    336. Stonewall DW says:

      I hadn’t heard that anecdote about Wang. Most on the left would have cheated their way out of it by eating a piece of candy that was manufactured to look like a bug.

    337. Big Joe says:

      Here’s a video of Wang eating a live cricket: https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2016/11/12/pollster-eats-bug-after-trump-win-smerconish.cnn

      He did put a lot of honey on it. Everything’s better with honey. I probably would have gone with ketchup or some McDonalds Sweet & Sour sauce myself.

      BJ

    338. Big Joe says:

      Dang Jason 😀 😀 😀

      BJ

    339. Tina says:

      Marv, hope you are well.

      I agree.

    340. Robbie says:

      In the South, SC, FL, AL, MS, LA, and TX all look to be well past their peaks and on a downward trajectory. The seven day moving average line shows that well. NC, TN, and AR look like they’re getting close to their peaks or have plateaued.

      In the Southwest, TX, NM, AZ, NV, and UT all look to be well past their peaks and on a downward trajectory. The seven day moving average line shows that well. CA is probably past it’s peak, but the data has been clouded by the mishap in case reporting that allowed a backlog of 300,000 cases to accumulate.

      In the Northwest, WA and OR both appear to have past their peaks. OR more so than WA. ID and MT look to have plateaued, but the number of cases each state is producing is quite small regardless.

      The area of concern appears to be the Midwest. IL isn’t seeing case shoot up as FL and TX did, but the state is seeing a gradual build in the same way NC did. WI looks to have plateaued while MN doesn’t. IN looks to be increasing, but OH looks like it’s past its peak.

      All in all, a much, much better situation than even two weeks ago.

    341. jason says:

      Sorry Big Joe, but you got be quicker on the draw.

    342. Stonewall DW says:

      WISCONSIN – Marquette U

      Trump 44
      Biden 49

      694 LVs

      Their prior poll from June was 44/52. Raises the question about Biden’s failing health. Trump’s number remained stable, but Biden drops three points.

    343. jason says:

      Rice in her own words why she lied her ass off on every Sunday show. They made her do it.

      “She said, “Why you?” And I said, “The White House asked me to do it.” And she’s like, “Well, where’s Hillary?” And I said that she’d been asked, but declined. And I presumed—I hadn’t had this conversation with her—that she had had an extraordinarily draining week, having lost four Americans in an American overseas facility, and all the pain and trauma that that entails for the people of the State Department, for the families, for everybody. But I agreed, as a team player. And her instinct was, “I smell a rat. You shouldn’t do it.” And I said, “Mom, don’t be ridiculous. I’ve done this many times before.” She was absolutely right.

    344. Big Joe says:

      Jason,

      I got burned by adding my commentary on honey, ketchup, and sweet&sour sauce. Lesson Learned!

      BJ

    345. jason says:

      I see Robbie’s cable not back up yet.

    346. jason says:

      Yep Big Joe if you want to be first you can’t waste time on embellishments.

    347. Tina says:

      Is the third wave, China virus in the Midwesr?

    348. Brandon says:

      The Marquette poll is 50/45 RV’s with leaners and 50/46 LV’s with leaners.

      https://law.marquette.edu/poll/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/MLSP62ToplinesLV.pdf

    349. Robbie says:

      Tina says:
      August 11, 2020 at 1:45 pm
      Is the third wave, China virus in the Midwesr?

      – I wouldn’t call it a third wave or even a second wave since it’s really the first time it’s hitting some of these areas.

      For instance, if LA County stops producing cases and then has an outbreak a few months later, that would be a second wave. But if a new outbreak in CA happened in northern part of the state, that would still be it’s first wave because it hasn’t really hit there.

    350. Brandon says:

      It’s weird their article write-up doesn’t match the topline links.

    351. Brandon says:

      OK, I guess they’re focusing on the numbers without leaners but 538 put the leaner numbers in.

    352. lisab says:

      I believe that Biden’s pick is the woman who is stupid enough to say yes.
      —————-

      i am telling you it is hillary!

    353. Stonewall DW says:

      the poll listing at 538 updated after I posted that WI result.

      So its a 4 point lead for Biden, 50/46.

      Ok, hold that thought a moment…

      …ready…

      …here you go…

      Marquette – Wisconsin

      Trump 36
      Hillary 46

      August 4–7, 2016

    354. Stonewall DW says:

      Critical Insights – MAINE

      JUL 28-AUG 9, 2020
      500 LV

      Trump 36
      Biden 44

      that’s a lot of undecided.

      They have CD_2 at 38/39 for Biden.

    355. Big Joe says:

      Same Critical Insights Maine poll has Gideon up 43-35. I agree, way too many undecideds for these polls to be useful.

      https://drive.google.com/file/d/1QvLIr-Xi1OsOA_Ulz6jtWJnCZSN-1JyH/view

      BJ

    356. Gordon Allen says:

      #349. On my scorecard I’ve had Minnesota as a Trump pickup for a month. The fiasco ( worse actually) in Minneapolis has badly scarred the Democrat’s this cycle( Minnesota was tight in 2016 anyway.

    357. PresidentPaul! says:

      #377
      Does Hillary smell good enough?

    358. Stonewall DW says:

      You have it all wrong that Biden will finish picking based on his sniffing her hair.

      Biden will pick the veep who is best as blowing into his nostrils to get him going.

    359. NYCmike says:

      https://thepostmillennial.com/npr-fires-weatherman-for-comparing-seattle-riots-to-germany-in-1938

      -The comments from the Trump h8ers makes me laugh….they are so fragile that they can’t hear anything which challenges their narrative, and this guy’s blog doesn’t even tout Trump as the solution. It just comments on what is going on in Seattle proper.

      NYC is the same thing in some areas…..Democratic politicians unwilling to govern…..shameful.

      “CG” and Robbie to stand aside…….

    360. Robbie says:

      Wells King
      @wellscking

      Michael Anton highlights the need for Trump-aligned conservatives to “smash” free-market fundamentalism, calls its proponents “nothing but a controlled-opposition adjunct of the ruling class” in his latest for the @ClaremontInst Review of Books.

      – This is certifiably nuts, but I suspect the AFL-CIO Republicans who have spouted Tea Party talking points for the last decade will say it’s correct.

    361. Robbie says:

      The Big Ten just cancelled their season. They’re apparently going to try and play in the Spring, but there’s zero chance that will happen. And since things likely won’t be much different a year from now, why should we expect they’ll play in 2021?

    362. NYCmike says:

      “And since things likely won’t be much different a year from now…..”

      -Sounds ok to me…..it could always be worse…

    363. NYCmike says:

      #385 – to those reading Robbie’s comment, you may want to read the piece for yourself.

      Unlike Robbie, the writer acknowledges that there is a YUGE difference between the 2 parties, so that the idea about “smashing” should be taken in that context.

    364. Robbie says:

      NYCmike says:
      August 11, 2020 at 3:02 pm
      “And since things likely won’t be much different a year from now…..”

      -Sounds ok to me…..it could always be worse…

      – I love this dream world in which you live where restaurants in your area aren’t allowed to serve indoors, in other areas restaurants are limited to 50% capacity, marks are required to be worn when outside the home, large groups are prohibited, church attendance is either blocked or capacity is limited, concerts are cancelled, schooling is mostly online, and rioting takes place across the country every night is somehow considered to be normal.

    365. Robbie says:

      NYCmike says:
      August 11, 2020 at 3:09 pm
      #385 – to those reading Robbie’s comment, you may want to read the piece for yourself.

      Unlike Robbie, the writer acknowledges that there is a YUGE difference between the 2 parties, so that the idea about “smashing” should be taken in that context.

      – The Tea Party continues to confound. From “no to socialized medicine” in 2010 to “we need to smash the free markets” in 2020. Who knows what the Tea Party will support in a few years. Obamacare, but smarter, maybe?

    366. NYCmike says:

      Robbie,

      It is what it is. My wife, child, family, friends deal with reality, in whatever form, and make it part of our day. I still kneel and say prayers at night, and then (hopefully) wake up to Thank God for another day.

      The Democratic Party, of which you want to take over the White House next January, loves to license and credential and permit everything……EVERYTHING! Since they do that a lot in NY, most businesses have to mind the edicts set from on high.

      You, by your petty stance against Trump, are OK with more of that, and on a national scope, as opposed to just locale to locale.

    367. NYCmike says:

      #391 – still no acceptance that there is an opposition party.

      Talk about a “deadender”.

      YIKES.

    368. NYCmike says:

      That Claremont piece is longer than 140 characters……..Robbie can’t sustain a cogent thought longer than that.

    369. Robbie says:

      NYCmike says:
      August 11, 2020 at 3:18 pm
      That Claremont piece is longer than 140 characters……..Robbie can’t sustain a cogent thought longer than that.

      – If Trump announced a plan to social medicine and eliminate all private providers, you’d find a way to support it. So stop pretending you’re offering a cogent argument. The only consistent thing about you is you consistently support Trump and get mad at anyone who doesn’t.

    370. NYCmike says:

      “– If Trump announced a plan to social medicine and eliminate all private providers, you’d find a way to support it.”

      -You like to hear yourself talk is all.

      As I have said since 2016, Trump is in charge of the Executive Branch. In our system of government, the legislature would need to pass a bill for Trump to sign what you say he would do.

      OF COURSE, in the REAL WORLD, Trump has NOT done what you said, and I also would rely on a Republican Senate to not have that type of bill pass into law.

      On the other hand, we know what the Democratic Party WILL DO, and they are the larger evil which I plan to avoid, if possible.

      You want that political party to take over the White House. FACT.

      Now, go whine about February 2020, and also strap your big boy pants on and go look for some gainful employment.

    371. Scooterboy says:

      NEW: With just 83 days until the election, Joe Biden’s campaign slashed its entire digital ad spend in half last month. “If it’s working, you don’t stop doing it,” one campaign digital veteran said.

      https://t.co/iRejAxXTxR

    372. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      368. “And since things likely won’t be much different a year from now, why should we expect they’ll play in 2021?”

      What are you basing the claim that the virus will still be rampant in Spring of 2021 on?

    373. Scooterboy says:

      Has anyone told Biden who the VP pick is?

    374. Scooterboy says:

      It’s Harris

    375. NYCmike says:

      Franco?

      Ed?

    376. Bitterlaw says:

      Phil – Although you were wrong that Harris was the inevitable Presidential nominee, if Biden wins then she in the inevitable President when he steps down. Well played, A-hole.