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    Laxalt Leads in Three Polls in NV

    We have not one, not two, but three polls out of Nevada this week that shows Republicans might be in a good position to pick up the US Senate seat in Nevada. They come from Insider Advantage, Trafalgar Group, and Data for Progress.

    US SENATE – NEVADA (Data For Progress)
    Adam Laxalt (R) 47%
    Catherine Cortez Masto (D-inc) 46%

    US SENATE – NEVADA (Trafalgar Group)
    Adam Laxalt (R) 47%
    Catherine Cortez Masto (D-inc) 43%

    US SENATE – NEVADA (Insider Advantage)
    Adam Laxalt (R) 46%
    Catherine Cortez Masto (D-inc) 43%

    The DFP poll was done September 14-19, the Trafalgar poll was done September 17-20 and the IA poll as done September 20, all among likely voters.

    Posted by Dave at 10:35 am
    Filed under: General | Comments (488)

    488 Responses to “Laxalt Leads in Three Polls in NV”

    1. Bitterlaw says:

      First

    2. Dylan says:

      Hopefully Laxalt win results in Sisolak being retired as well He’s been an awful governor for solidifying the infrastructure for fraud in Nevada.

    3. DW says:

      Hopefully Lucy doesn’t pull the football away this time in NV. But historically, ANY senate incumbent sitting at around 43% in head-to-head polling is very likely toast.

    4. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      This is a must see 6 minute video if you want to see brazen, unfettered media bias. WOW!!!

      https://freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/4095504/posts

    5. Cash Cow TM says:

      Here is what Walt say’s so far.

      Hal will not let me post Walt’s comments.
      FU, Hal)

      Truman A-
      Eisenhower A-
      Kennedy C-
      LBJ D-
      Nixon C-
      Ford C-
      Carter F (40)
      Reagan A-
      GHWBush C-
      Clinton D
      GWBush C-
      Obama F (20)
      Trump D
      Biden F (0)

    6. Bitterlaw says:

      Well, Walt has seen leaders from dinosaurs to Biden so nobody else has his perspective.

    7. jason says:

      Hey, but let’s do more favorable trade FOR China. Democracy be damned as long as my investments benefit.”

      I am happy that Tgca has investments in China.

      Alas, I don’t have any.

      Any suggestions? Ok to suggest something from the 99.99% of investments in China that have nothing to do with Uyghurs.

    8. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      Matt Gaetz(R-FL) has been cleared by the Feds. Based on everything that has happened in two years, I feel that the investigation of him by the DOJ was to keep him mostly quiet and defang him as an adversary. For the most part, it worked!

      According to the DOJ, there isn’t enough credible evidence to indict Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) for anything related to their sex-trafficking investigation because of the lack of credible witnesses.

      https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/2022/09/23/gaetz-no-charges-sex-trafficking/

    9. Tgca says:

      Nueve Bebe! Nueve!

    10. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      It appears that Nate Silver/538 is on the defensive. Here is his explanation about why the Democrats are on the move. IMHO, it is a pile of hot dung. As an example, he believes the Student Loan Cancellation legislation is a big winner for the Democrats.
      His defensive posture has not changed his brazenness. Even today with really no news except some Democrat internals, 538 has moved the GOP’s chances of gaining the House from 72 to 68 percent while going the opposite way with the Senate from the Democrats having a 70 to a 72 percent chance of keeping.
      He still has the Democrat Governatorial and Senate candidates in Nevada ahead by about 60/40 margins.

      His prognostications are in great conflict with the Betting Markets and the gap is widening by the day. http://www.predictit.org

      Boy, would I like to see him eat crow on Election Day.

      https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-polls-still-do-not-show-a-gop-bounce-back/

    11. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      Here is Trafalgar’s newest Wisconsin Poll. R. Johnson goes from -2 a few weeks ago to +2 and the GOP Governatorial candidate takes a less than 1 pt. lead.

      https://www.thetrafalgargroup.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/WI-Gen-Poll-Report-0923.pdf

    12. DW says:

      fourth poll in a row showing Johnson ahead in Wisconsin.

    13. Wes says:

      I think Johnson will win by about the same margin as in 2010. Barnes already showed the weakness of his campaign by pulling out the race card.

      Saying Johnson is racist for attacking Barnes’ stated positions shows Barnes has fallen behind and is desperately flailing to get back on track.

    14. DW says:

      And in a state like Wisconsin Wes, there is only so much to be gained by Dems putting all their money on abortion rights. They were already going to get max turnout from all the whackos in Madison, so what they need is some issue to appeal to the working class that left them for Trump in 2016.

    15. DW says:

      So its been FOREVER it seems since anywhere in the USA we have been hit by a major hurricane. And now that one is aiming at Florida next week, we will have to hear all the climate change garbage from the morons on the left and how urgent action is needed, even though storms like this have hit our coasts on occasion long before the burning of fossil fuels.

    16. Wes says:

      Wisconsin is a generally socially liberal state, DW, but it’s not so extreme as New York or California. Democrats have nothing new to say after bellyaching about abortion all summer. Meanwhile, the economy is clearly souring. Economics trumps ersatz debates about abortions when people see their 401(k)s and 403(b)s start losing value while they’re increasingly priced out of the housing market.

      The Supreme Court may have inadvertently done the GOP a favor by issuing the Dobbs decision over the summer so Democrats could predictably overreact and wear out the emotional receptors of people they wanted to him up against Republicans. Meanwhile the GOP now has salient rather than ersatz issues to hammer the Dems with going into the home stretch.

    17. NYCmike says:

      The Supreme Court, thankfully with a majority of justices picked by Republican Presidents, did what it should have done – make a decision based on the law, not on political considerations.

      So, to Greymarch, Robbie, “CG” and any other supposed “Republican” who doesn’t like Trump (MD, Author Mendez, Lincoln project, Bush/Cheney families and countless others), GFY! If it wasn’t for Trump getting elected and making the choices he made, you would have at least 6 justices making political decisions, and there would be no recourse for any branch of government or any citizen to object to those justices whims and feelings.

      Again, GFY.

    18. DW says:

      The SCOTUS is always important, but think about the next two years if the GOP gets control of the house (expected) AND the senate (will be very close).

      Biden will be a lame duck immediately, and his handlers, should they choose to keep using him, will put executive order after executive order on his teleprompter, and it will fall to the SCOTUS to stop these orders.

    19. NYCmike says:

      Thank G-D no mean tweets!

    20. DW says:

      A 6.2 earthquake just struck off the coast of Sumatra in Indonesia. Trump and DeSantis are to blame.

    21. Gordon Allen says:

      # 15 DW
      And aiming pretty much at me.
      Trump and DeSantis must be at fault.
      Bummer. Even paradise has flaws.

    22. NYCmike says:

      “And aiming pretty much at me.”

      -And we thought Trump had an ego!

    23. jan says:

      https://pjmedia.com/news-and-politics/ryanledendecker/2022/09/23/trumps-top-guys-launch-new-maga-super-pac-dem-candidates-should-panic-n1631761

      Friday, the AP reported that a group of Trump’s allies just formed a new super PAC that will replace the former president’s old political action committee. The new PAC is expected to serve as the primary vehicle for midterm spending on GOP candidates, and as the AP noted, it will likely play a role in the 2024 general election, should he choose to run.

      To those who were criticizing/questioning why Trump was not sharing monies with the candidates he endorsed, here is a response – introducing a new PAC, evolved from his old PAC, that will give financial assistance to those who need it.

    24. Wes says:

      You’re a little late on that one, Jan, since I already posted about it on the previous thread.

    25. jan says:

      Glad you did, Wes. Sorry to post it again.

    26. NYCmike says:

      Jan,

      I appreciate you posting that information. I hadn’t seen it anywhere else.

    27. jan says:

      I’m watching the NC rally. The magnitude and enthusiasm of his crowds never ceases to amaze me. Also, how Trump manages to maintain his feistiness thru so many unpleasant obstacles, at his age, is an incredible feat.

    28. Tina says:

      Jack Posobiec XLV

      @JackPosobiec
      ·
      1h
      BREAKING: AG Josh Shapiro REFUSES formal debate offer from Sen. Doug Mastriano

      “Mastriano offered Shapiro anyone of his choosing for moderator, even including Donna Brazile and said she can even give Shapiro the questions in advance!”
      https://thepostmillennial.com/breaking-ag-josh-shapiro-refuses-formal-debate-offer-from-sen-doug-mastriano

    29. jan says:

      Tina, so many dem candidates are refusing to debate their R opponents. Why? Maybe they have nothing to run on except abortion.

      BTW, are you still living in Napa?

    30. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      Patrick Buchanan is against the U. S. providing military support for Taiwan should China invaded:

      “The basic question raised by these Biden commitments to go to war with a China with a huge army and fleet, and in its own home region, is — why?

      No U.S. president after Richard Nixon has challenged China’s claim that there is but “one China” and Taiwan “is a part of China.”

      How many battle deaths, how many war dead, are we willing to sacrifice to prevent Beijing taking political control of an island of 23 million Taiwanese 6,000 miles away from the United States?”

    31. Tina says:

      Jan, I am still in Sf.

    32. Bitterlaw says:

      Buchanan also said England should have made a deal with Hitler rather than go to war. F him.

    33. NYCmike says:

      https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/18856/erdogan-turkey-russia

      -NATO, NATO, NATO……every time jason, Robbie, “CG” and Bitterlaw speak about “permanent” alliances, I think back to what George Washington cautioned about those same things.

      This is how the United States gets repaid.

    34. NYCmike says:

      https://www.jns.org/opinion/israels-choice-independence-or-appeasement/

      -It looks like Israel has their own “Biden”……”CG” must be so proud! Netanyahu was another one who was mean and annoying, just like a Trump!

    35. Bitterlaw says:

      Zzzzzzzzzz Washington’s comments about entangling alliances was made at a time when France and England were at war and there was pressure by many in the US to get involved at a time the nation has a fragile economy and almost no military.

      It is interesting that Trump, Putin

    36. Bitterlaw says:

      It is interesting that Trump, Putin, and NYC all dislike and want to weaken or destroy NATO.

    37. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      33. Turkey is no friend of Russia. The drones Turkey has supplied the Ukraine have played a major role Ukraine’s military successes against Russia:

      “How the Turkish-made TB2 drone gave Ukraine an edge against Russia

      The Turkish-made Bayraktar TB2 drone has been a key instrument used by the Ukrainian military to repel Russian forces.

      In an interview with Ukraine’s Come Back Alive foundation, Haluk Bayraktar said that while the defense firm can produce a maximum of just 20 TB2 drones a month, it plans to build a new facility in Ukraine to increase that number.

      The TB2 has recently gained notoriety for its role in countering Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Countless reports and videos have circulated depicting the drone’s effectiveness as a tool for Ukrainian resistance.

      Without the TB2, the Ukraine might lose the defensive edge it holds over Russia.”

    38. jason says:

      Buchanan is a flaming anti-semite scumbag…maybe Bunu cares what he thinks.

    39. jason says:

      NYC supports NATO as long as it only lasts for 6 months.

    40. jason says:

      I never said anything about permanent alliances. I support NATO and its mission NOW. NYC can GFH.

    41. Cash Cow TM says:

      Sounds like a few leftists working here are doing their best to remove a Trump appointee Caffari as head of Office of Inspector General.

      I do not classify this bunch as Deep State,but would classify them as a group of far left radials who want to destroy America.

      ###########################################
      “Employees in anonymous letter ask Biden to remove DHS inspector general”

      “A group of employees who work for the internal watchdog at the Department of Homeland Security are calling on President Biden to remove their boss, saying they’ve lost hope the “ship will right itself.”

      © Provided by The Hill

      The request comes after numerous congressional panels have asked DHS Inspector General Joseph Cuffari to step aside from various investigations after he failed to alert lawmakers in a timely manner that Secret Service text messages for Jan. 6 had been “erased.”

      “In a statement from Cuffari’s office, he pointed to an employment satisfaction survey indicating higher “employee engagement” over his tenure and noting that in in-person meetings staff feedback has been “overwhelmingly positive.”

      “As he promised during his confirmation process and hearing, Dr. Cuffari has transformed DHS OIG to a model workplace,” the statement read.”


      Agroup of employees who work for the internal watchdog at the Department of Homeland Security are calling on President Biden to remove their boss, saying they’ve lost hope the “ship will right itself.”

      Employees in anonymous letter ask Biden to remove DHS inspector general
      Employees in anonymous letter ask Biden to remove DHS inspector general
      © Provided by The Hill
      The request comes after numerous congressional panels have asked DHS Inspector General Joseph Cuffari to step aside from various investigations after he failed to alert lawmakers in a timely manner that Secret Service text messages for Jan. 6 had been “erased.”

      “An anonymous letter shared by the Project on Government Oversight was signed by “concerned DHS OIG employees representing every program office at every grade level” who added that “for fear of retaliation, we cannot identify ourselves.”

      “Providing effective oversight of the newest and third largest Cabinet department is difficult enough, it should not be made more difficult by our own leadership,” the employees wrote.

      “We need help. We can no longer be silent when faced with continuous mismanagement of DHS OIG at its highest levels. IG Cuffari has made clear that he wishes to remain in his position, even in the face of prolonged, deserved criticism in the media, from Congress, from other oversight entities and from his own staff. A true leader would recognize the effect of his actions on his workforce and understand the right thing to do would be to step aside. However, IG Cuffari is not a true leader. He instead acts to weaken and undercut his career staff at every step.”

      “In the past he has been accused of removing information from OIG reports, and failing to act on a startling sexual harassment survey at DHS or a request to investigate Secret Service’s role in clearing protesters from Lafayette Park so Trump could take a photo holding a bible.

      But the revelation that he failed to alert Congress to missing Jan. 6 texts both from Secret Service agents and two agency leaders has ignited the most recent criticism.

      The employee letter says Cuffari has “refus[ed] to move forward with important proposed work without reason,” delayed investigations for months or years, shutting out career staff “so that only he and his inner circle assign most reviews,” “interfering with staff efforts to gather information,” and “significantly editing reports to remove key findings, which weakens the impact of the reports.”

      The White House did not respond to request for comment.

      In a statement from Cuffari’s office, he pointed to an employment satisfaction survey indicating higher “employee engagement” over his tenure and noting that in in-person meetings staff feedback has been “overwhelmingly positive.”

      “As he promised during his confirmation process and hearing, Dr. Cuffari has transformed DHS OIG to a model workplace,” the statement read.

      Cuffari has been asked to step aside from his Jan. 6 investigation by both the House Oversight and Homeland Security committees, “in light of the cascading revelations about your failure to conduct this investigation effectively and communicate truthfully with Congress.”

      The Senate Judiciary Committee asked the Justice Department to instead take over the investigation.

      In responding to the committees, Cuffari posted his response publicly and sent it out to all DHS OIG employees, something they said was a warning sign to staffers.

      “His actions do not represent this 700-plus workforce. His actions continue to damage his own, and DHS OIG’s, reputation. His actions are not the actions of a true leader. His actions embarrass the entire agency. His actions impede and greatly hinder our mission,” the letter from the employees said.”
      *******************************************
      OBVIOUSLY WE CANNOT HAVE SOMEONE HEADING A FEDERAL AGENCY WHO IS COMMITTED TO DOING HIS JOB!

    42. Cash Cow TM says:

      NYTimes headline of article

      “Democrats Pour Millions Into Key Secretary of State Races”

      Uh oh.
      someone at NYT is soon to be fired.

      Letting the cat out of the bag…

    43. Cash Cow TM says:

      Typical Headlines from various online MSM sources:

      “Gaetz to avoid charges in sex-trafficking probe…”
      DRUDGE could have said
      Authorities drop sex trafficking charges on Gaitz

      ________________________________
      “What the republicans are threatening to do on day one”

      headline could have said
      What Republicans are promising on day one.

    44. Cash Cow TM says:

      The sun USED TO set directly in front of Walt’s sliding glass doors leading to the deck.

      NOW the sun is setting WAY OVER TO THE LEFT!

      ************************************************
      PROOF OF MAN MADE GLOBAL WARMING, I SAY!

    45. Cash Cow TM says:

      Here is COW’s promise to America if they elect people who are of the same mind as Cow:

      1. Build the border wall

      2. impose a $100 fine on everyone every time they use the term “man-made global warming” or otherwise report/say that climate change is mostly man made.

      3. pass legislation to put put both Biden and Trump in jail in same cell to drive them both crazy(ier)

      4. require China to send much shorter shoestrings to America (saving hundreds of lives a year from falls)

      5. Re-channel global warming funds to alter the Rio Grande and make it 20 feet higher in the middle of the river
      than either bank

      6. Law to limit the number of contestants on Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune from CA and NY to no greater than their share of national population

      7. Build brand new federal prison to house up to 10,000 Atifa, etc. rioters who shut down roads, attack federal properties, burn buildings down, be general asshats.

      8. Require everyone to say “Car-rib BE-AN” and “Key-EV” instead of Car RIB-be-an and KEEV.

      9. Bring back paddling in schools, and not passing students on to the next grade level if they are doing failing work or no work at all.

      10. Require people convicted of race baiting and/or global warming alarmists to wear an Alexa-type device that will loudly yell “based on FACT”, or “based on OPINION ONLY”, or “NOT BASED ON ANY FACTUAL EVIDENCE” when they speak on those matters.

      11. Ban CRT in schools and fire anyone who is teaching such crap

      12. Stiff fines for people who say things like “Republicans hate women”, “Republicans don’t care about kids being shot in schools”, “Republicans are evil/Nazis/Fascists”, “when you see a Republican get in their face”, “We need to take this protest to the streets”

      13. Find the f-ing person who leaded the info on how the SCOTUS was going to rule on Roe v Wade and put them in prison.

      14. Require the plastic industry to come up with a way that water does not cling to plastic containers in the dishwasher after they it goes through the ‘dry’ cycle.

      15. Cap monthly Comcast and other TV cable providers and Sprint and other phone providers, monthly fee at $50/ household

      16. End racial quota hiring practices

      17. Stop using “press 2 if you want to continue in Spanish” and replace it with “press 2 if you want to enroll in class on how to speak English”

      18. Have pharmaceutical companies invent a vaccine that will prevent a person from wanting to get high on illegal drugs and add it to all other shots (COVID, flu, rabies, mumps, rubella, etc.) And they can spray it on communities like they do to kill mosquitos.

      19. Require female newscasters and weather reporters to wear clothing that is more revealing

      20. Undo everything that Biden has done

      21. Let cows vote.

    46. Wes says:

      Just ate beef liver with rice and gravy for the first time in my life.

      Damn, that stuff was good.

      Ribeye is on the menu mañana.

    47. Wes says:

      Well, I guess this GOP judge wants Hobbs and Kelly to win:

      https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/sep/24/arizona-abortion-ban-law

      This is the kind of thing a liberal judge would do for one thing. He unilaterally reinstated a near complete abortion ban from over 100 years ago rather than let the Legislature debate and pass a new law.

      Second, it’s just going to energize the Dems’ woke hipster base while probably making some soft Republicans at least contemplate voting Dem.

      Thank you, idiot!

    48. Wes says:

      Sorry. The Judge is a she. That makes the ruling no less moronic.

    49. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      To: Proud ObamaC0m, Tim, Messy, Paul et al:

      SPOILER ALERT:

      This just-released Washington Post/ABC Poll will put you in tears. Biden has a 39% approval rating and the GOP is +5 among Likely Voters in the GCB!

      https://www.langerresearch.com/wp-content/uploads/1226a1MidtermPolitics.pdf

    50. Phil says:

      ABC switched to the likely voter model. Rich Baris has been screaming for the last three weeks that there is no excuse for the fact that all these MSM polls have been using registered voter models after Labor Day. To wait this long to do so is unprecedented….and it’s deliberate.

    51. Bitterlaw says:

      I don’t usually watch movies based on cartoon characters. I did like the first Wonder Woman movie and the Israeli actress is hot. The second one sucked. That said, I saw commercials for She-Hulk Attorney at Law. My wife and I watched 4 episodes last night. It is hilarious.

    52. Phil says:

      Robert Cahaly at Trafalgar has consistently had it around R+5 in his last three polls. He uses the likely voter model….but then he isn’t in the tank like the majority of pollsters who have been using registered voter models in order to deliver results the NYT, Washington Post, CNN, the three major networks and other MSM outlets demand. If the pollsters want the gig they have to play ball and deliver the right results. Unfortunately, the media pollsters couldn’t hold off forever switching models and ABC is now the first to do the inevitable – switch over and deliver the bad news. I look for the other outlets, particularly the college polls to hold out even longer or at least as long as they can. Quinnipiac is my favorite. You know, the one that has Stacy Abrams essentially tied in Georgia and Walker down something like 6. The one that released a poll in 2020 the first week in October showing Biden up 11 in Florida. We will get some more of those over the next two to three weeks. Pure garbage…..and expect fraud Nate Silver to do what he always does. Four straight polls in a row showing Mastro down in Nevada – and he still has her winning. I could go on and on.

    53. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      jason & BL:
      When I visit family in Lansdale, I usually stop in at a Wawa. Catch what happened last night at one of the stores in Philly!

      https://twitter.com/i/status/1573879098761392128

    54. Bitterlaw says:

      The hand-picked by Soros DA said he will not prosecute anybody for theft under $600. Mayfair is considered the Lower Northeast. It used to be Irish and other working class residents. Not as much any more.

    55. Cash Cow TM says:

      Headline on MSM online:

      “DeSantis pushing Christian nationalism has Florida newspaper warning of white supremacy”

      ****************************************
      Christians are of all races and colors.
      Nationalism is having pride in your country–regardless of your race or color.

      But Christian nationalism = white supremacy.

      Who knew?

    56. Phil says:

      Devastating news. Liz Cheney says “if Trump is nominated again I will no longer be a Republican”

      Sorry, sister. No one believes you’re a Republican right now.

      You are Pelosi’s useful idiot….and you are the most pompous, arrogant, self-important, delusional figure in American politics.

      Leave the party? Oh no! Please Please Please don’t leave!

    57. Tgca says:

      54. Sheeps

      This is disgusting! It’s a recurring theme in the bad parts of Philly and other cities in mostly Dem run districts.

      Why hasn’t the FBI put together a task force into these coordinated groups of white supremacists threatening our rules of law?

    58. Tgca says:

      Ouch! Kari Lake Bish slaps fat skank Liz Cheney and calls her out as a Dem.

      Lake told Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures” host Maria Bartiromo that “the people of Wyoming can’t stand” Cheney and she was sure “the people of Arizona don’t like Liz Cheney” either.

      “That might be the biggest, best gift I have ever received,” Lake said of Cheney’s comments. “The Republican Party, the new Republican Party, is the party of we, the people. It is no longer the party of warmongers.

      “Liz Cheney probably should change her voter registration. Turns out she really is a Democrat after all,” the GOP candidate added.

      https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/3660302-kari-lake-cheney-comments-may-be-best-gift-i-have-ever-received/

    59. Bitterlaw says:

      Happy New Year to out Jewish friends at HHR.

    60. Tgca says:

      This is what fat skank Liz said about Kari.

      …and this is the person GOP Senate leader MCConnell supports and befriends, as well as donated to her campaign this year but some here think he has the best interests of the GOP in mind.

      “I’m going to do everything I can to make sure Kari Lake is not elected.”

      Does that include campaigning for Democrats?

      “Yes.”

      She said that she would even boost a Democrat in order to oust her

    61. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      ABC/WP POLL: Republicans hold 21 point lead on generic ballot in Battleground Districts* (RV)

      Republicans 55% (+21)
      Democrats 34%

      *Competitive districts rated by 538 (neither solid R or Solid D)

      908 RV | 09/18-21 | D27/R26/I37 BOOM!!!
      https://langerresearch.com/wp-content/uploads/1226a1MidtermPolitics.pdf

      #61- Bitterlaw
      Thanks and Shana Tova to your wife and other Tribesmen on HHR.(But not to Corey!)

    62. Tgca says:

      61

      I thank you on behalf of the Jewish men I’ve dated in the past.

    63. Tgca says:

      In the last few days, I’ve watched all 6 Jurassic Park major motion movies. My fav in order being #4, #1, #5, #6, #2, #3 but there were really only three really good ones, #4, #1, and #5.

      Now I’m on to the Taken series.

      What should be next? Perhaps the Marvel franchise? I have about half of the 34 movies in the series. Some I didn’t care for as much so no need to watch them.

      …or maybe I could watch my John Wick collection.

      Decisions! Decisions!

      Retirement is challenging at times.

    64. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      BREAKING: Italy’s right-wing bloc wins majority in parliament – exit poll–BNO News

    65. Tgca says:

      Ok. Time to pass out cigars. Who wants a cigar?

      I am the proud papa of 6 new baby Endlers. Just saw them for the 1st time tonight swimming about in the tank as they came out for feeding time. Too small to determine the gender yet so I’ll have to wait and see but for now we’ll just refer to them as non-binary.

    66. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      While the national price of gas is at about $3.70 a gallon, in California the price is approaching $6.00 again. One of the refineries that produces the “special blend” of gas required in California is down. Won’t it be wonderful when Newsom is elected president, and he can impose California’s brand of stupidity on the whole nation?

    67. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      “Incoming traffic remains heavy at border crossing points in Southeastern Finland,…
      Col. Matti Pitkäniitty, head of the Border Guard’s International Affairs Unit, estimated that up to 10,000 Russians might arrive in Finland on Saturday. He told the news agency STT that as many as 20,000 may come to Finland during the whole weekend.”

      It’s estimated the amount of young draft age males leaving Russia may be well over 100,000 initially, with even more leaving within the coming months. When you have one of the world’s lowest birth rates, it’s not a good idea to cause a massive amount of your young males to leave, not to mention getting tens of thousands of them killed when you use them like cannon fodder.

    68. jason says:

      Just ate beef liver with rice and gravy for the first time in my life.”

      Good st-ff.

      But llama liver is even better.

    69. jason says:

      Ok. Time to pass out cigars. Who wants a cigar?

      I am the proud papa of 6 new baby Endlers.”

      Is there and over and under for how long they will last?

      I will go for the under of 1 week.

    70. jason says:

      jason & BL:
      When I visit family in Lansdale, I usually stop in at a Wawa”

      You should try the gourmet coffee made from beans excreted from the bowels of rare forest lemurs.

      Bitter swears by it.

    71. jason says:

      Happy New Year to my Jewish friends…even self-loathing Jew Biden Troll.

    72. jason says:

      MSM all about how “far right” wins Italian election, and how first woman in history projected prime minister is a “neofascist”.

      Usual translation: anyone who is not a communist is a “neofascist”.

    73. jason says:

      This makes her a “neofascist”.

      “Yes to the natural family, no to the LGBT lobby, yes to sexual identity, no to gender ideology… no to Islamist violence, yes to secure borders, no to mass migration… no to big international finance… no to the bureaucrats of Brussels!”

    74. Gordon Allen says:

      Cahaly of Trafalger told Fox he thinks his polls with a CGB of plus 5 GOP, similar to ABC poll, may actually understate Republican support( “shy voter”).
      Also that at least one of Masters/OZ will definitely win, and perhaps both.
      Hurricane seems to be veering North of us, but sadly will hit the Florida bend it appears, and badly affect the Panhandle and Tampa area. Wind and rain here. Now how to get the dogs out to potty; I guess that’s a trifle compared to other’s. My wife’s niece lives on Longboat Key across from Sarasota, and stand to be evacuated. That stinks.

    75. Tgca says:

      71

      Not only does my good friend Jadon support ABORTION, he’s now supporting fish infanticide. Truly sad! This is how eating too much greasy, salty, fatty meat impacts your brain negatively.

      Not even CA Gubbernor Newsom supports fish infanticide with CA laws that protect salmon spawning while allowing for killing babies up to and shortly after birth.

    76. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      #76- Gordon
      Stay safe!

    77. Tgca says:

      76

      Gordy

      We’ve gotten a lot of rain and wind though we don’t expect a direct hit on the east coast of Floreedah. As usual, the shelves have been stripped of water and other necessities like batteries the last couple of days.

      I’m stocked up and prepared just in case.

      You think 150 batteries and 60 gallons of water is good enough to wait out a storm?

    78. Bitterlaw says:

      I am hereby suspending all feuds and animosity towards Gordon and Tgca until the hurricane passes. I hope they and their families are safe. Good luck.

    79. Phil says:

      You Florida guys hang in there and be safe.

    80. jason says:

      Tgca has been murdering innocent baby (and adult) fish for years and now accuses me of fish infanticide?

      I love it here.

    81. jason says:

      I am hereby suspending all feuds and animosity towards Gordon and Tgca until the hurricane passes.”

      Zzzzzz… woke BS.

      If you live in FL you have to be prepared for hurricanes and alligators.

      You live in York, you have blizzards and Amish buggies on the road.

      No free lunch.

    82. jason says:

      You think 150 batteries and 60 gallons of water is good enough to wait out a storm?”

      No. You need bacon, scrapple, ham and sausage.

      You can drink water from the rain or from the swamp.

      And I can munch bacon, scrapple, ham and sausage by the fire, don’t need any batteries.

      My question is, does my weapons arsenal and 13,500 rounds of ammo enough for the grid breakdown and/or zombie apocalypse?

    83. jason says:

      Jen Psaki starts telling truths now?

      “If it is a referendum on the president, they [the Democrats] will lose, and they know that,” Psaki said.

    84. jason says:

      That excreted coffee bean bait didn’t get a nibble, Ma.

    85. Phil says:

      Florida has more than its share of hurricanes. That is bad. Here in Texas we also have hurricanes but not as many as Florida……but we also have to endure Beto’s campaign commercials every election cycle – so give me Florida every time.

    86. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      Hat Tip: RRH

      WA-SEN : Trafalgar sees a very close race.
      D groups are spending big money in the state.

      48.7% Murray
      46.5% Smiley
      4.8% Und
      https://twitter.com/RobertCahaly/status/1574418029781274625

    87. jason says:

      Pro Bowl will be flag football.

      I have predicted that is what all the woke rule changes will eventually lead to.

      A game between wimps and pussies.

      “Does anyone else see the danger in this concession over the safety of NFL football?

      Not that anyone watches the Pro Bowl much anyway, and for good reason — the players don’t want to get banged up for a meaningless exhibition. The fans aren’t that interested in a game in which players aren’t invested, for whatever reason. And so the NFL will now reset the all-star game into a flag-football contest, which is even further removed from the weekly NFL experience that fans expect.

      “The Pro Bowl is something that we’ve been looking at for a while, really continuing to evolve,” NFL executive Peter O’Reilly told The Associated Press. “Coming out of last year’s game, we really made the decision based on a lot of internal conversations, getting feedback from GMs and coaches, getting a lot of feedback from players. We think there’s a real opportunity to do something wholly different here and move away from the traditional tackle football game. We decided the goal is to celebrate 88 of the biggest stars in the NFL in a really positive, fun, yet competitive way.”

      I am sure Bitter will be watching…

    88. jason says:

      To make the Pro Bowl at least interesting, offer each player on the winning team $1 million.

      Then you might see some hits.

    89. DW says:

      WA-SEN : Trafalgar

      48.7% Murray
      46.5% Smiley
      4.8% Und

    90. jason says:

      Hat Tip: RRH

      WA-SEN : Trafalgar sees a very close race.
      D groups are spending big money in the state.

      48.7% Murray
      46.5% Smiley”

      If Smiley comes within 5 of Murray, Rs will have a hell of a night.

    91. DW says:

      PA-SEN/PA-GOV:
      (Phillips Academy poll)
      Juanita Fetterwoman 46.5%
      @DrOz 44.5%

      Josh Shapiro 45.9%
      Doug Mastriano 42.5%
      https://twitter.com/andoverpoll/status/1574368270106624005

    92. Phil says:

      While it’s highly unlikely that Smiley wins, this is just another indicator of the national environment. It’s why all this gas lighting from the likes of Nate Silver plus the university polling is BS. Pure crap. Silver’s got Kelly in Arizona and Fetterman in Pa each winning by six points. I can assure you he doesn’t believe that crap for a minute. All propaganda and pure gas lighting. Can’t wait for the next set of joke polls out of Quinnipiac.

      Fundamentals are:

      presidential approval

      it’s the first midterm of a new President

      party registration trend over the last year

      party turnout differential in party primaries

      All of the point so a bad election for Democrats. These are the fundamentals. The media is choosing to ignore them all as they wave the pom poms for the Democratic Party. Never discount the fundamentals.

    93. Wes says:

      Smiley is an unusually strong candidate, but even in a Dem midterm, I see no chance of her winning against Murray in Washington unless the environment for the national Dems is nearly identical to what the GOP faced in 1958.

    94. Wes says:

      Lindsey Vonn lost her mother to ALS. That is such brutal and uncompromisingly horrific disease I hope we can one day find a cure for.

      Rest well.

    95. Phil says:

      Absolutely one of the worst diseases on the planet. I watched a teaching colleague die of it over a five year period. The hell of it was that she had been one of the most active, athletic people you’d ever want to see over the ten years I knew her. Always at the gym, roller blading, jogging…..and then she got sick with that. No justice and very sad.

    96. NYCmike says:

      Yoooooo

    97. Gordon Allen says:

      PA and Washington Senate in identical positions?

    98. Wes says:

      Unlikely, Gordon.

      Fetterman is a non-incumbent with dubious personal history and legitimate questions about his ability to perform the demanding job of Senator. He’s also running in a state that, while generally more favorable to Dems on the presidential level, is traditionally close to the mean of American politics downballot. If I had to guess, I’d say Oz wins by 3 or 4.

      In contrast, Murray is a multi term incumbent from a reliably liberal state anchored politically in the high-turnout liberal bastion of Seattle. She faces a strong challenge from a surprisingly good GOP nominee in Tiffany Smiley, whose relative youth and exuberance contrast sharply with Murray’s now-cliched “mom in tennis shoes” schtick she’s used every six years since 1992. Although Smiley is a good candidate who would probably be cruising in a less monopartisan state, she has to contend with the reality of the current nature of Evergreen State politics, which favors Murray significantly enough for me to say only another Black Thursday would be likely to propel her into the Senate–and that would be a razor-thin, uncertain victory.

      Right now, I expect Murray to win by roughly the same margin she beat Dino Rossi by.

    99. NYCmike says:

      The NHL and NBA Al-Star games are very similar to the NFL Pro Bowl, in that no defense is played. I would say scrap all of the games, and let these ridiculously-athletically-talented individuals compete in other type games against each other. The NHL and NBA have done these things already with their Skills competition, the NFL should as well, kind of like what the Wide World of Sports used to do back in the 70’s. The games are useless to watch, unless you are a fan of uncontested slam dunks and sloppy passing with no worries of defense trying to stop it, which takes away all of the wonder of it.

    100. Wes says:

      Lee Zeldin is actually handling the abortion issue well. Unfortunately I very much doubt that will matter in New York:

      https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/central-ny/ny-state-of-politics/2022/09/23/zeldin–no-executive-order-to-limit-abortion-law

    101. Tgca says:

      Michael Moore loses 150 lbs… He’s still a braindead Communist…

      Is that really noticeable on him? He’s still a fat f*ck!

      https://citizenfreepress.com/breaking/michael-moore-loses-150-lbs-hes-still-a-braindead-communist/

    102. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      https://www.fox29.com/election/insideradvantage-fox-29-poll-shows-fetterman-leading-oz-shapiro-in-double-digit-lead-over-mastriano

      Fetterman leads Oz 45-42 in PA-Sen, Shapiro leads Mastriano 52-37 in PA-Gov. Don’t see Shapiro winning by that much, but Mastriano has been letting Shapiro define him and imo missed the boat on getting the resources to run a real campaign.

    103. jan says:

      Smiley has been gradually gaining ground on Murray. With 4.8% undecideds still in the mix she is less than 2% behind Murray in the latest polling. As the midterms get closer it appears that the gaps between a number of R candidates from their D opponents is getting smaller. As they say, “the trend is your friend,” and if said trend holds there may be more R wins than originally anticipated.

      Also, there are rumors going around that Pelosi and Schumer emails, during the January 2021 uprising, are being gathered and saved by McCarthy for public exposure as an October surprise. We’ll see……

    104. NYCmike says:

      No changes allowed! Any words against the FBI means that you like trafficking sex slaves, drug cartels and MS-13!

    105. jason says:

      Nah…

      Let’s just say that rapists, kidnappers, spies, counterfeiters, drug cartels, human traffickers, embezzlers, murderers and other criminals will be very happy for morons like you who don’t understand what law enforcement attributions the FBI has.

    106. jason says:

      “changes”

      LOL

      Translation: defund the FBI so the worst criminals and terrorists can reign free.

      What a brilliant idea!

    107. NYCmike says:

      “Let’s just say that rapists, kidnappers, spies, counterfeiters, drug cartels, human traffickers, embezzlers, murderers and other criminals will be very happy for morons like you who don’t understand what law enforcement attributions the FBI has.”

      -It’s pretty safe in China and Russia and Iran and Saudi Arabia for most people, as the criminals are dealt with pretty harshly in those places……..of course, those same “citizens” better not say anything bad about the people in charge, or else they may join the criminals in prison…….

      Of course, there is DEFINITELY NO DANGER of that ever happening in the United States……the history of the world shows that……….doesn’t it?

    108. NYCmike says:

      ““changes””

      LOL

      -So, you think nothing should be done??

    109. jason says:

      Defunding the FBI is even more stupid than defunding the police.

      The FBI had been politicized and there has to be a change in its leadership and a return to its real mission.

      Both can be true.

    110. Wes says:

      Heh. Celinda Lake–who famously released a poll in 2010 claiming Elaine Marshall would beat Richard Burr here in NC–has released a push poll for Brian Bengs (D-SD) claiming Bengs leads John Thune 43-42:

      https://mobile.twitter.com/BrianBengs/status/1574404904814366720

      Sure, Celinda. The sky is also green.

    111. jason says:

      The FBI as an institution and its law enforcement attributions are essential, and for that reason it should not be disbanded or defunded, that is the talk of idiots and morons.

      The fact its leadership has been politicized and its being used for political purposes does not change that one single bit.

      It’s like saying the US should be abolished because we have Biden as President.

    112. NYCmike says:

      “It’s like saying the US should be abolished because we have Biden as President.”

      -Ummmm, he was “duly elected”, which is quite different from a government department.

      As for “defunding”, it wasn’t me who said anything about “defunding”.

      I do believe that we should be given an accounting of how much money is spent on specific categories of crimes. Sending 30 agents after a dad who shoved someone 12 months prior seems like a YUGE waste of money, that would better be used going after those other criminals that you say the FBI is so successful against.

    113. DW says:

      The Mets have a critical game tonight–even though they are not playing. They hold a 1.5 game lead over the Braves, and tonight the Braves play the Gnats.

      If the Gnats win, Mets will have a 2 game lead, meaning they would have to sweep two games home against the Fish, and three home games against the Gnats, and then just take 1 out of three from the Braves.

      If the Gnats lose to the Braves tonight, then the Mets will have to win 2 of 3 in Atlanta.

    114. jason says:

      that would better be used going after those other criminals that you say the FBI is so successful against.”

      At least NYC finally admits the FBI does go after “other criminals”.

      Baby steps..

    115. jason says:

      As for “defunding”, it wasn’t me who said anything about “defunding”.

      Good, so NYC and jason agree that the FBI should not be defunded.

      Hey look, the law of averages says someday we would have to agree on something.

      I am glad its something important.

    116. Phil says:

      The FBI needs to be cleaned up. Fast. They’re not supposed to be the Biden Administration’s goon squad. They have been a disgrace. As soon as Republicans gain control of congress they need to haul the FBI leadership before committee and lay into them….along with Garland and the rest of his corrupt Justice Dept. Enough of this crap. Time for some accountability. There has been none over the last two years – hell, six years since there was plenty of FBI hackery during the Russian collusion hoax while Trump was in office.

    117. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      “Russia security services report that after the “partial” mobilization, 261,000 men have left Russia. A source in the presidential administration discussed the FSB’s report with Novaya Gazeta Europe”

    118. Tgca says:

      Thank God this did not happen in the good part of Philly, wherever that may be.

      Mob of Juveniles Ransack Wawa. Reported to be over 100 teens.

      https://www.breitbart.com/crime/2022/09/26/watch-mob-juveniles-ransack-store-philadelphia-its-shame/

    119. Bitterlaw says:

      https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-11252313/NASAs-DART-activates-camera-Didymos-6-8-million-miles-Earth.html

      So they can hit a big rock in space. Walt was probably hoping NASA missed. He is counting on an asteroid to get rid of us and leave him in peace.

    120. Tgca says:

      Putin Grants Russian Citizenship to Edward Snowden

      Take that Zelenskyy…you corrupt lil’ Bish! Pootin scores with the far left who love communism too.

      Snowden is a hero to the far left, the same folks who LOVE Zelenskyy.

      Does this mean Snowden has dual citizenship?

      https://www.newsmax.com/finance/streettalk/edward-snowden-whistleblower-russian-citizenship/2022/09/26/id/1089075/

    121. Tgca says:

      Hurricane Ian Projected to Hit Florida Wednesday as Category 4

      When Hurricane Irma hit the FL Keys as a Cat 4 in 2017 and then as a Cat 3 in Miami/Fort Lauderdale, it did a lot of damage. My house was on the water and the surge from the ocean looked like white water rapids with waves bouncing in my yard from what is otherwise a peaceful waterway. We got about 4 feet of surge and it completely covered my boat dock.

      Irma took down two 35 foot trees and my yard looked like a jungle afterwards, and many iguanas illegally squatting in my trees were left homeless.

      I watched this all from my bedroom, less than 20 feet from the water. I watched the massive winds bend the trees down to the ground numerous times before they snapped.

      Had it been a cat 4 or 5, my house would have been surrounded with anywhere from 3 feet to 5 feet of water during the worst of the surge.

      Luckily, I had no damage to any structures except for a solar light on the boat deck smashed by falling branches…and the 40+ foot palm tree just feet from my living room swayed and bent with the wind but did not cone crashing through my roof.

      I was concerned my boat dock would be ripped from the pilings or collapse my sea wall but nada. Luckily, I had reinforced my boat dock a few years earlier.

      I NEVER want to live directly at the water’s edge in Floreedah again.

      Unless you lived through a hurricane, it’s hard to comprehend the enormous power and energy these bishes put out.

      https://www.newsmax.com/newsfront/ian-hurricane-cuba/2022/09/24/id/1088887/

    122. Tgca says:

      So gays are upset that the new Jeffrey Dahmer movie is tagged as an LGBTQ movie by Netflix which tags movies into categories by topic for users to search.

      Well, it’s about a gay serial killer killing gay men. It’s only one of the movies tags too.

      If they can tag a movie about murdered gay victim Matthew Shepard as an LGBTQ then why not tag a movie of a gay murderer as LGBTQ as well?

      https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-11245839/Netflix-slammed-viewers-adding-LGBTQ-tag-Jeffrey-Dahmer-series.html

    123. Wes says:

      Heh. On RRH, Mnw directs a much-deserved, though cynical, barb at the bastion of sleaze and corruption known as the Sewer State:

      IA is perhaps the worst state there is to acquire a reputation for dishonesty, though. No sense of humor about that– it’s not NJ.

    124. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      “@NateSilver538
      Hard to think of more of a pot-calling-the-kettle-black situation than Gavin Newsom calling someone else attention-starved. Like DeSantis, he’s trying to run a 2024 presidental campaign while dozens of his colleagues are in tight midterm races.”

    125. jason says:

      Nate Silverhack gives Fetterman an 80% chance of winning.

      I will take those odds. Anyone willing to give me 5-1 odds on Oz?

      Heck, how about 3 to 1?

      $500 on Oz. If he loses you get $1500.

      Any takers? Amoral Scumbag? Biden Troll? Some quick cash for your Biden Halloween costumes?

    126. jason says:

      I am here on the troll patrol graveyard shift while you lazy bastards sleep?

      Dave should put me on salary.

    127. jason says:

      “Jen Psaki says that ‘crime is a huge vulnerability for Democrats.’ Why would she say that?”

      KARINE JEAN-PIERRE: “I don’t agree with your characterization of what she actually said.”

      Amoral Scumbag, can you help out?

      Psaki said “crime is a huge vulnerability for Democrats”.

      Can you give us the correct interpretation?

      Thanks.

    128. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      Here is the perfect example of why Nate Silver/538 are not to be taken seriously. To wit:
      Overnight and without any news or polling, Silver moved its odds on the below Texas House race by 20 pts., from a Republican lead of +10 to the Democrat leading by 10.
      I guess 538 puts its fingers to the wind to make sure its House model does not show a GOP landslide.
      Maybe Wes, jason, Phil et al have a better explanation.

      https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/2022-election-forecast/house/texas/15/

    129. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      Spectrum News/Siena College released an Ohio Poll that, at least for now has been taken down. RCP has it in its Averages.
      The incredulous thing about the poll results is that it shows DeWine(R) up by 23 in the Governor’s race and Vance(R) down by 3 in the Senate race. A 26% gap is not believable.
      Conservative scholars in the polling business have argued for years that most pollsters only survey urban and inner suburb Republicans who tend to be more moderate than their counterparts elsewhere.
      This poll, if ever made public, may be proof-certain of this theory.

    130. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      “@Surabees
      EXPOSED: Tim Ryan spent weeks childishly attacking JD Vance for having to miss the Ohio State game.

      That entire time, this shameless fraud knew that he was going to miss the game too. Even worse, he had his staff live tweet from his account during the game to cover his tracks.”

    131. Tgca says:

      …and so it begins. Rains and wind here in south Floreedah thanks to Ian. Though Ian is on his way to TAMPA/St. Pete…he is making his presence know in south Floreedah as well.

      I had a close call and avoided a life-threatening drowning situation yesterday after leaving the vet where my car was engulfed in like 3 inches of water.

      My feet got soaked! You know how unpleasant and dangerous it is to drive with your sneakers and socks soaked and feeling all squishy when you walk? I had to wring out the socks when I got home and my fabulous high-fashion footware is still not dry.

      Just to be on the safe side, I’m wearing my life vest all day.

    132. Tgca says:

      Sorry for my buds up in Tampa/St. Pete but you guys have not had a direct hit hurricane in 99 years. We always take the brunt down here in South Floreedah.

      Keep safe! It’ll be over in 36 hours and then we’ll have our beautiful Floreedah sunshine back.

      It’s a bit cruel of Mother Nature but usually we have a beautiful nice day after a hurricane so at least people can enjoy the weather as they clean up.

    133. Tgca says:

      Up to 300,000 in the mandatory evacuation area. Lots of libs there so I suggest we bus them to NYC or DC…permanently.

      DeSantis was nice enough to suspend tolls so folks can keep moving safely and without delay. If this was Caleefawnyuh, they’d probably raise the tolls…for white people at least because they’re using those racist roadways to escape.

    134. Phil says:

      The simple explanation, Sheeple, is that Nate Silver is a fraud. No more complicated than that. The guy was a failed baseball statistician until 2008 when he started his political gig. That election the Obama campaign shared their polling with him and his pronouncements were accurate. At least they were based on something. Since then, he just makes it up as he goes. He has no “model” despite his claims.

      Silver is a leftist fraudster and his site is a useful tool of the Democratic Party. It’s crap. He churns out the same drivel cycle after cycle. Every cycle his predictions are based on a bunch of ridiculous BS leftist polls that have dismal track records. He gives Quinnipiac a A rating? The same poll that missed Florida and Ohio in 2020 by 8 and 13 points respectively?

      I could cite his numerous misses 2016, 2018, 2020 but I’d be typing all morning. As far as his prediction showing Fetterman crushing Oz by 6 pts, wanna bet? You don’t because you’d lose your ass. The one thing you can always get from Silver is skewed nonsense over-inflating Democratic support every damned time.

      If you want to know where the midterms really stand maybe tune in tonight and watch the podcast “What Are the Odds” with Baris and Barns. Avoid Silver entirely because he is making an even bigger fool of himself than he did in all the other cycles.

    135. Phil says:

      I think 8 is about right for Texas, Sheeple and that number is rock solid. It won’t move much.

    136. Bitterlaw says:

      https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/decision-2022/philly-police-union-endorses-republican-oz-in-pa-senate-race/3373863/

      Oz gets the endorsement of the Philadelphia Police union.

      Shapiro also received their endorsement for Governor. Why? Because Shapiro supports unions and Mastriano supports right to work laws they claim are anti-union.

    137. Dylan says:

      Perhaps the Philly police union can go and help deter massive voter fraud in the inner city where we will see precincts that are 1500-0 for Fetterman

    138. Tgca says:

      141

      Phil questions Nate Silver even though he is a God to the left.

      I can only surmise this is because Phil, like all his conservative brethren in Texas are homophobic bigots that hate Nate because he’s limp-wristed.

      Why else would anyone question a gay man who correctly called nearly all states in 2008 and 2012 elections and was Out Magazine’s Person of the Year in 2012. Here is a well educated man in economics, like AOC, who put his education to use to benefit millions of peeps.

      I myself understand it is unusual to many that gay men can be number geniuses instead of just actors, waiters, and hairdressers, but consider Alan Turing, and of course me too as number geniuses like Nate. So Nate had an off past few years. Big deal! Everyone has a slump now and then.

      I also have an excellent track record predicting election outcomes and I’ll go out on a limb and predict Newsom and Pelosi easily wins their re-elections in CA as well.

    139. Tgca says:

      144

      Perhaps the Philly police union can also ensure that Wawa stores are secure and protected in the good parts of Philly too.

    140. Gordon Allen says:

      #140. Hillsboro County (Tampa) isn’t all that Democrat as Biden only won there 52-46.
      Sarasota and the Keys to the South are however strongly Republican, and look to get a direct hit.
      SE Florida would be much better( from a political point of view)

    141. DW says:

      147 – at least Disney world will get hit, though with less forceful winds.

    142. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      Wes, Phil,Gordan,jason et al:
      You’re going to enjoy this new poll of Arizona by USA Today/Suffolk. It has Lake(R) -1 in the Governor’s race and Masters(R) -7 in the Senate race.
      A quick fisk:
      1) The PID is R +3.5. In 2020 according to the CNN Exit Poll of AZ, the PID was 26(D), 35(R) and 39(I).
      2) Go to Question 9–The 10 Most Important Issues– you will NOT see Immigration listed!

      https://www.suffolk.edu/-/media/suffolk/documents/academics/research-at-suffolk/suprc/polls/other-states/2022/9_27_2022_marginals.pdf

    143. Gordon Allen says:

      Enjoy no.
      Surprised no.
      Attention level to: ZERO.

    144. Phil says:

      Baris said last night that he will be in the field in Arizona next.

      So immigration doesn’t make the top 10 issues – in Arizona? Yeah, Riiiiiiight

    145. DW says:

      Suffolk is one of the worst of them.

    146. Tgca says:

      147

      Deal with it! Ian is on his way to Tampa/St. Pete and not Broward or Dade.

      If it leads to an opportunity to purge the state of some Dems so be it. Get the busses rolling.

    147. jason says:

      Vote Dem, stop hurricanes…

      Sen. @amyklobuchar
      suggests voting for Democrats may stop hurricanes: “We just did something about climate change for the first time in decades. That’s why we have to win this as that hurricane bears down on Florida. We have to win in the midterms.”

    148. DW says:

      154 – an easy prediction I made last week come true. The left cannot help themselves. Never mind that there were no hurricanes in the month of August and its been a long time before a major hurricane…suddenly its an emergency again and you have to give up all your freedoms to let Dems stop these storms.

    149. Transparent Dem Troll says:

      A federal judge has issued a ruling that gives biologists until 2025 to modify human DNA so that every child born thereafter will have the ability to either carry a baby to full term and give birth, and then nurse the baby, or provide the semen to fertilize the egg in some other person.

    150. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      @SteveDeaceShow
      The most accurate pollsters since 2016 according to my data (alpha order):

      Emerson
      Investor’s Business Daily
      Rasmussen
      Trafalgar

      At this point I wouldn’t even look at any others they’ve been so bad.

      Tom Bevan
      @TomBevanRCP

      Sep 26
      Here’s the thing: not all the pollsters have been bad. Robert Cahaly at Trafalgar has been way more accurate than his peers over the last 4 cycles, and yet he’s not even mentioned in this piece.

      https://politico.com/news/2022/09/26/pollsters-fear-elections-2024-00058506

    151. Cash Cow TM says:

      News headlines and Cow comments:

      “FORBES: For first time since Great Recession, super-rich did not get richer this year…”

      Thanks, Biden!
      About time somebody brought down the super-rich..

      …Uh oh. The rest of the story is that
      NOBODY IS GETTING RICHER IN THE BIDEN ECONOMY!
      _____________________________

      “Sanders leaves door open to 2024 White House run…”

      Why not elect a 90 something radical idiot to be president. He could not be worse than what we have.
      _________________________________

      “Black people 7X as likely as Whites to be falsely accused of crimes”

      I guess not all white people look the same?
      (I know. that was bad)
      _____________________________________________

      “NASA DART spacecraft Smashes into Asteroid”

      Climate alarmists concerned this will accelerate man-made global warming and make hurricanes worse, as well as forest fires, cow flatulence, etc…
      ________________________________________

      “Putin Grants Edward Snowden Russian citizenship”

      And promises to make him a general as he ships him and his unit to fight in Ukraine.

      ALSO, Putin seriously considering granting Russian citizenship to Jeffrey Dahlmer, George Floyd, AOC and the rest of the squad, Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Shumer, all members of Antifa and Black Lives Matter, etc. for all the help they have given him to bring down America.

    152. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      154. Not surprisingly, Klobucher doesn’t know what she is talking about. The Climate cult is a religion, and it’s adherents don’t really want silly things like facts and legitimate research to interfere with their ideological assumptions.

      “Hurricanes are declining worldwide, but the damage from them is increasing, new study finds
      Doyle Rice
      USA TODAY

      Why have hurricanes been decreasing? Give thanks to La Niña.

      Despite fewer storms, their increased damage can be attributed to “population and wealth along the coastline,” one expert says.
      Warmer sea-surface temperatures are likely to blame for the increase in storms that are rapidly intensifying.
      Hurricanes – and the storms like them around the planet – have actually been decreasing worldwide over the past 30 years or so, according to a study published this week. But at the same time, the damage they cause has been increasing.

      Why have hurricanes been decreasing? Give thanks to La Niña.

      “We attribute this decreasing global trend to the shift toward a more La Niña-like basic state in the overall tropical climate,” study co-lead author Phil Klotzbach of Colorado State University told USA”

    153. Wes says:

      Well, if the fact that the Philadelphia Police Union endorsed Shapiro while simultaneously endorsing Dr. Oz doesn’t tell you Mastriano is a weak candidate, this certainly should:

      https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/doug-mastriano-said-2019-women-violated-proposed-abortion-ban-charged-rcna49601

      That Mastriano was a dumpster fire waiting to happen was apparent long before the primary. Unfortunately Lou Barletta was on cruise control and never outflanked Mastriano before Trump endorsed the current nominee and sealed the deal for him. Now Republicans are looking at their impending third consecutive loss of the Keystone State Executive Mansion because of a trainwreck of a nominee.

      Fortunately Oz is gaining ground while Fetterman is running a lackluster campaign with unsavory allegations about Fetterman’s past becoming more the norm than the exception. At least the PAGOP looks increasingly likely to hold Toomey’s seat. That’s actually the more important race from a national perspective though I wish Republicans weren’t effectively punting PA-Gov just as they’re doing with MI-Gov.

    154. NYCmike says:

      Wes is slamming the candidate who won the primary…….again……

    155. Wes says:

      Oh, no, Mikey. I’m slamming the candidate who’s barely spending anything and is letting his leftist opponent outflank home at every turn.

      Explain to me exactly where I’m wrong about Mastriano since you want to launch into criticism of what I said.

      By the way, I guess you missed the fact that I criticized Lou Barletta for running a weak primary campaign in the very same post where I reamed Mastriano.

    156. NYCmike says:

      Why don’t the other candidates expose these “dumpster fires” in the primary?

      Why don’t the “leaders” of the party expose them?

      Why complain about the system which you say you support, yet also complain when the Republican Party tries less open methods?

    157. NYCmike says:

      It’s too late to slam the candidate.

      He is better than Shapiro, that’s all that should be spoken about. He has a legislature and the courts and the media to keep him from doing something stupid in office. Shapirom as a Democrat, really only has token Republican opposition if he wins.

      I say support the person who can do the least harm to the citizenry, and 99.999% of the time that person is the Republican

    158. Wes says:

      By the way, Mikey, Democrats overtly funded Mastriano just as they did Don Bolduc in NH:

      https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.politico.com/amp/news/2022/07/18/mastriano-pennsylvania-governor-race-00046423

      Mikey is defending the Republican nominee the Democrats backed… again…

      We’re seeing a pattern here from a guy who “claims” NOT to be a Schumer supporter.

    159. Wes says:

      You, Mikey, are a pathological liar. I never said anything about the primary system or complained about it.

      I posted legitimate criticisms of things Mastriano has done. You have yet to refute anything I said.

      If you can’t actually refute what I say, maybe you shouldn’t have jumped into this conversation.

    160. Wes says:

      Mikey has apparently conceded the point.

      ::Mike drop::

    161. NYCmike says:

      “::Mike drop::”

      -Wes reminds me a lot of Obama.

      I’m defending the Republican nominee. The primary is over, circle the wagons.

    162. NYCmike says:

      You are posting something from 2019 that Mastriano said…..as if a Democratic operative isn’t the source of that……you are the one doing Schumers bidding.

    163. Phil says:

      Oz always was going to rise. Baris polled this race a month ago. He actually had Mastriano running three points better than Oz at the time BUT…. Barris said Mastriano had hit a ceiling. He had already consolidated his base as much as he could while Oz had not and was losing 13% of Republican voters to Fetterman. He predicted that as Oz consolidated his base he’d catch Fetterman. Oz was already winning indies over Fetterman by 10 (even though indies only made up 10 percent of the sample). Losing 13% of the Republican base was the ONLY reason Fetterman was looking as good as he was late summer. He was NEVER going to get that kind of crossover Republican vote in the end. Baris said last week that Oz would run ahead of Mastriano in spite of what his polling was telling him at he time one month ago. In short, Oz had a lot of room to grow while Mastriano simply didn’t.

      I will be interested to hear what Baris has to say tonight about Pennsylvania when he goes through the entire list of the senate races. I will take notes and pass along what he has to say.

    164. Wes says:

      How exactly can you breathe and type simultaneously while being so stupid, Mikey?

      It was an interview Mastriano gave where he said that, you cretin. It’s his own words out of his own mouth. Do you honestly think Shapiro isn’t going to have a field day using this against Mastriano?

      It doesn’t matter if a Dem operative leaked it or not. It made the news already. It’s out there. He said it. It’s not as if Mastriano has much of a chance of winning before this given his ridiculously anemic campaign, but this is just one more bit of ammunition Shapiro has.

      When a GOP candidate–especially one the Democrats hand picked–is running a bad campaign and losing precisely because he’s a trainwreck of a candidate, I’m under no obligation to pretend he’s not on track for a decisive loss just because some Christine O’Donnell-supporting, New York-based Deadender feigns outrage when I point out the low quality of a candidate the Democrats selected in a GOP primary.

    165. Phil says:

      The other factor helping Oz down the stretch is how the undecideds might break. Baris found undecideds as approving of Biden at around 30%. That doesn’t bode well for Fetterman.

      We shall see.

    166. Wes says:

      Oz had a shaky start to his campaign but managed to get control of things while Fetterman has not been running a good campaign at all, Phil. That’s been reflected in the polling trend. At this point, in a week or so, I expect Oz to start pulling ahead and win by about 3-4 points in November.

    167. Wes says:

      This is bad news for the average American but good news for GOP electoral prospects. Biden really has sent the country into freefall:

      https://www.cnn.com/2022/09/27/economy/economy-inflation-savings/index.html

    168. Phil says:

      Finally, Baris points out that Toomey was down in just about every poll but one in 2016. He was down consistently throughout the race to McGinty – including 11 of the final 12 polls – exactly one had Toomey up and it was just by a single point.

      Toomey won.

      Expect Oz to outperform the public polling on election day just like Toomey.

    169. Wes says:

      I agree, Phil.

    170. Phil says:

      You are on the exact same page as Baris, Wes. He said the other night he expected Oz to win the race by 3 or so.

      I know this. The current forecast by Nate the fraud Silver has Fetterman winning by a little over 5. That’s just beyond absurd.

    171. DW says:

      Maybe Juanita Fetterwoman can rent the Javits Center with its glass ceiling for her election night party. It was a great Venue for President Hillary in 2016.

    172. Wes says:

      Democrats are trying to tie Ted Budd to his father’s business’s bankruptcy. Budd’s father has forcefully denied any wrongdoing or any connection by his son to the bankruptcy. This feels like the kind of thing that can seriously backfire on Beasley:

      https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/shows/meetthepress/blog/rcna49521

    173. Wes says:

      In the most cynical of political maneuvers, Biden has not talked to Ron DeSantis to discuss relief efforts for the upcoming hurricane:

      https://www.google.com/amp/s/abcnews.go.com/amp/Politics/biden-desantis-spoken-directly-hurricane-ian-bears-florida/story%3fid=90540291

    174. DW says:

      “Biden has not talked to Ron DeSantis”

      Would be like a little-leaguer trying to give advice to Pete Alonso on how to hit home runs.

    175. NYCmike says:

      “It was an interview Mastriano gave where he said that, you cretin. It’s his own words out of his own mouth.”

      -Uh oh, looks like Wes is going into Wes-con 2 or 3……here is my statement “You are posting something from 2019 that Mastriano said….”

      I know he said it.

      Maybe take a moment to read before reacting like a biatch.

    176. NYCmike says:

      #174 – looks I like I got thru Wes’s thick skull

      ::Mike drops Wes::

    177. DW says:

      Wes, what do you say when the Dem internal cannot even get a lead…

      NC-SEN: (D internal)

      Beasley (D) 46%
      Budd (R) 46%

      https://twitter.com/stella2020woof/status/1574817109485522953

    178. Phil says:

      Isn’t it obvious, Tina?

    179. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      Bitterlaw & jason:
      I have finally had a chance to fisk the Marist Poll showing Oz(R) down by 7. Here are the two oddities I discovered in comparing the poll with the 2020 CNN Marist poll of PA. To wit;

      1- PID- +1 Republican in CNN in 2020 to +4 Democrat in today’s poll
      2- Region
      a) Philly & Philly Suburbs are very close in CNN and today’s poll
      b) NE- 46(D)/53(R) in CNN and 50(D)/41(R) in poll. Isn’t this area the fracking section and a majority of the population are devout Catholics?
      c) Central- 38(D)/61(R) in CNN and 42(D)/54(R) in poll.
      d) West- 43(D)/56(R) in CNN and 47(D)/44(R) in poll.

    180. DW says:

      Marist is so bad, they could conclude that if you watched 100 times the replay of Mike Eruzione’s game winning shot against the USSR in the 1980 Winter Olympics, that there is a 52% chance Mike misses on the 100th replay.

    181. Tina says:

      And there’s this. It looks like we stand a great chance at wiping out the drats in Arizona

      Abe is up 9

      Arthur Schwartz

      @ArthurSchwartz
      ·
      1h
      Big News out of Arizona. Democrat AG Association cancels $543k ad buy for radical Soros clone @krismayes.

      And the Republican AG Association adds another $300k to their millions planned for @AbrahamHamadeh.

      Abe is 9 points up. ??

    182. Phil says:

      I always appreciate your postings on polls, sheeple. I like your fisking of polls on this site as well…but honestly, I wouldn’t waste my time on Marist.

    183. Phil says:

      ….but just for fun I looked at the internals of that poll. Fetterman leading by 22 points among independents. Huh? He’s not leading among independents period. I think Baris had Fetterman down 50-40 with them.

      Trash it.

    184. Gordon Allen says:

      Best advice: ignore polls until the actual one in November.
      Most are corrupt, or incompetent, mostly both.
      The fundamentals are favorable to the GOP, and will almost certainly become more so.

    185. Wes says:

      NYCmike says:
      September 27, 2022 at 4:26 pm
      #174 – looks I like I got thru Wes’s thick skull

      ::Mike drops Wes::

      I’m not sure how even someone of your limited intellectual capacity comes to that conclusion, Mikey, but feel free to bask in your (pseudo) victory.

    186. Wes says:

      Well, Sheep, it looks like a clear fundraising attempt on Beasley’s part piggybacking off the attack on Budd’s family for their business’s bankruptcy.

      Beasley is still as doomed as doomed can be.

    187. Phil says:

      Baris said tonight on his podcast that Budd wins by five. He then went into the dismal MSM polling history in NC over the last decade and showed how it has consistently overstated Democratic support in that state. I had not realized how bad it has been.

    188. Bitterlaw says:

      Thanks to SCOTUS and Mastriano’s own statements, the PA Governor’s race is 99% about abortion. I have not seen an ad with Shapiro in it since May. He doesn’t have to be seen. There are no Mastriano tv ads in Philadelphia or Pittsburgh.

      The fact that Mastriano is not down 20% is amazing but just highlights that any of the other GOP candidates would have had a fighting chance.

    189. Bitterlaw says:

      https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=6J98E7IDKVo

      Not sure if he was trying to say the Eagles are enter than the Steelers or something else.

    190. Wes says:

      Didn’t you get the memo, Bitter?

      You can’t criticize Mastriano for running a bad campaign. He’s only the GOP nominee the Dems hand selected after all.

    191. jason says:

      I don’t think we should be so down on Mastriano. Most polls show him close enough to win if there really is a wave election.

      He was not my candidate, I urged my wife to vote for Barletta. But these polls might be underestimating his strength outside the major cities, he is going to get a massive vote in the smaller counties of PA, and there are a lot of them.

      I don’t agree with much that NYC says, and I think wes’ criticism is fair, but in the end Mastriano would be a much better governor than Shapiro and deserves to be supported by anyone calling themselves conservative.

    192. jason says:

      the PA Governor’s race is 99% about abortion”

      Maybe in Philadelphia.

      Here Mastriano is running pretty good ads about inflation, taxes, and how Shapiro is a Biden clone. He has outdoor signs everywhere featuring a creepy looking Biden next to a smiling Shapiro. Each ad has a different theme, but it is “if you like (high taxes, high prices, empty shelves, inflation, partial birth abortion, corruption, etc.) you will LOVE Shapiro.

    193. DW says:

      RRH –

      Well count me surprised that Marist would release a poll showing favorable results for the GOP. They have an Arizona poll among LVs this morning that finds Kelly leading Masters by just 50/45 and Lake leading Hobbs by 49/46. And the GOP is leading the AZ GCB by 50/45 which is 5-point shift to the right since 2020 when there was essentially a draw between the two parties.

      https://maristpoll.marist.edu/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/Marist-Poll_AZ-NOS-and-Tables_202209260853.pdf

      Also, Biden has a 42/55 JA.

    194. Bitterlaw says:

      Good to hear that Mastriano is running TV ads. It would be a waste of money to run them in the Philadelphia market. If he has any money left in late October he could run some here.

    195. Phil says:

      Kari Lake is a great candidate.

      Katie Hobbs is a lousy candidate.

      Lake will win by 4 or 5 points.

      The only question is whether she can pull Masters across the line.

      Mitch hopes not.

    196. Cash Cow TM says:

      Talked to my Florida friend, Sarah Soda, and she said things look bad in Florida.

    197. Cash Cow TM says:

      Manchin asked Shumer to pull his energy permitting streamlining bill so the continuing resolution would pass the Senate.

      Lucy pulls the football away…

      Manchin left with egg on face.

    198. DW says:

      The left is now writing the articles about how badly Ron DeSantis failed the people of Florida in the preparation and aftermath of the hurricane.

      Once they finish writing the stories, they get their popcorn out and cheer wildly for death and destruction, so they will be able to print their stories.

    199. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      #206-DW The man, Mr. D of the Sunshine State, is a rock star! Must See 50-second video

      https://thebluestateconservative.com/2022/09/28/ron-desantis-silences-journalist-trying-to-politicize-his-response-to-hurricane-ian/

      – DW

    200. DW says:

      That’s great Sheeple…a must watch for everyone. But that will not stop the left. Each death will be blamed on DeSantis. They will someone on the ground who lost everything and will blame DeSantis.

    201. Wes says:

      I noticed none of the liberals on the Twitter feed actually acknowledged what DeSantis is doing. They instead went off on unrelated tangents.

    202. DW says:

      Wes, I saw that too, one guy trying to draw a false equivalency to DeSantis sending illegals to Martha’s Vineyard.

    203. Phil says:

      You know what I like about DeSantis? This has been said many times, but what I like about him is that he doesn’t back down. He doesn’t wimp out. He’s fearless. Never defensive. Sticks by his guns and beliefs….and you know what? It’s worked out pretty damned good for him. Contrast that, to say, the vast majority of Republicans in the senate who are scared sh*tless of the MSM and refuse to ever push back on MSM narratives. A great many Republican officeholders, a majority in fact, are afraid of their own shadows. It’s the reason the left absolutely loathes Ron DeSantis but also the reason they fear him.

    204. Gordon Allen says:

      Hello from Fort Lauderdale.
      Those NOAA forecasters must be Biden appointees. Good lord were they off. Woke up this morning to find we needed to bail out

    205. Tgca says:

      I love this!

      YouTube to take it down because it is misinformation or just plain mean to snowflakes.

      https://youtu.be/enTEvon9pbw

    206. Gordon Allen says:

      Or those national weather service buffoons.
      They must come from the pool from which their economic advisers came from.

    207. Tina says:

      A mitchie special.

      Stephen Miller

      @StephenM
      ·
      38m
      Senate just passed—without even the pretense of a fight—CR authorizing $12B to defend Ukraine: $3B to resettle randomly-airlifted Afghans in US; and a blank check for Biden to keep mass releasing illegal aliens.

      But don’t worry, GOP bravely held the line on permitting reform.

    208. Phil says:

      The Republican senate caucus

      LOL

    209. Tgca says:

      211. Phil

      Agree for the most part but to say DeSantis is not defensive is 100% wrong. He is a “very in your face defensive” guy. You cross him and he will go after you.

      Look at what he did to Disney as one example. I’m not complaining because I enjoy seeing Disney execs get their comeuppance – especially after what they did to American workers years ago by firing them and forcing them to train cheaper foreign workers to be eligible for severance packages – but what DeSantis did was not necessary.

      He wanted to send them a message for criticizing him and basically said “Don’t F*ck with Me.”

      Very Trumpish!

    210. Tgca says:

      Why all the complaining on the PA Gubbernor race? The people have spoken and chosen the candidates so you either support them or not at this point.

      Whining about should’ve could’ve would’ve is useless at this point.

      Mastriano is no worse than candidates Bob Dole or John McCain. Neither was the right person or presidential material in my view and should never had been the nominees.

      But that’s the way primaries work in a democratic process. Voters decide the candidates and sometimes you get chitty candidates or poorly run campaigns.

      C’est la vie!

    211. Phil says:

      Mortgage Rates hit 7% for the first time since 2000. MSM probably to keep that under wraps until after November. Wait. No “probably” to it.

      I was fortunate enough to refinance at 2.8% last October….just lucky timing.

    212. DW says:

      from RRH:

      This is just horrible. Biden sets a new bar for presidential gaffes.

      Joe Biden:
      “Jackie are you here? Where’s Jackie?”

      Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN) died in a car accident in August
      https://twitter.com/charliespiering/status/1575136322389409792?t=jV6r_-P5JVSGf1BwUXZjzw&s=09

    213. DW says:

      That reminds me of “Chuck Graham is here, stand up Chuck and let everyone see you! Oh G-d what I am saying, Everyone STAND UP FOR CHUCK!”

      For those late to the game, Chuck was wheel-chair bound.

    214. Robbie says:

      Noah Rothman
      @NoahCRothman
      Big storms are a clarifying test of political mettle. DeSantis has properly pivoted to sobriety in tone and seriousness of purpose, which helps his brand as a governor (literally) but puts in proper perspective the frivolity of more esoteric efforts to boost his national profile.

      – This is a big reason why I like DeSantis. The Trumpy stuff is mostly an act. At his core, he is a conservative Republican like the kind that were emerging circa 2014. Those kinds of candidates won the party its largest House majority since 1928 in 2014.

    215. Tina says:

      Wow 7 percent.

      Real estate is going to drop more.

      When will mitchie try to nationalize the election? It’s getting a bit late

    216. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      The Oregonian Newspaper has a poll that shows the GOP candidate for Governor has taken the lead by 1%.

      https://www.oregonlive.com/politics/2022/09/christine-drazan-tina-kotek-neck-and-neck-in-race-for-governor-new-poll-shows.html

    217. Phil says:

      Baris “Inside the Numbers” today at 11 central – will be going into where things stand five weeks before the election.

    218. DW says:

      Wow that is bad. Biden:

      “…including bi-partisan elected officials like representative [gover?], Senator Braun, Senator Booker, Representative Jackie…are you here? Where’s Jackie? I..ju.. I think uh she was going to be here.”

      There was only ONE Jackie in congress, Jackie Walorski, who died in a car accident in August.

    219. DW says:

      When Dan Quayle put an e on the end of Potato, the media did not stop howling about it until his career was over.

      Biden just asked for the whereabouts of a congresswoman who died last month.

    220. Bitterlaw says:

      Only $12Billion for Ukraine? Cheap bastards. Should be $20 Billion.

    221. phil says:

      40 billion!

    222. Tina says:

      $60 billion

      Plus more illegals.

      And more grift to the chamber for ccp commerce

      -Gop e

    223. GF says:

      195-

      Don’t worry, Phil; once Elaine Marshall starts running ads, she’ll overtake Burr and win handily in November!

    224. Tgca says:

      Ok. Storm is hitting land in a few hours.

      We got lotsa rain and high winds in South Floreedah with more expected as areas south of Tampa will take a direct hit.

      This is a YUUUUUUGE storm with more girth than Stacy Abrams so that’s why we have tropical storm conditions with heavy rain, high winds, flooding, and tornado watches 200 miles away.

      The lake in our complex was filled to the rim this AM from all the rain we’ve been getting and huge palm tree branches torn down from winds.

      I nearly got blown across the lake this AM but my pooch pulled me to safety. I’ll need to put on some ankle weights if I venture out again.

    225. Tgca says:

      228

      Agreed! Zelenskyy needs to line his pockets with the extra $8 billion being the corrupt dictator he s.

    226. DW says:

      Breaking…PPP-D cannot get a lead for Barnes (D) in Wisconsin. They show Johnson (R-inc) tied 47/47.

    227. DW says:

      A more precise quote from Biden:

      “…including bi-partisan elec[ted] officials like representative [goverer?], Senator Braun, Senator Booker, Representative Jackie…are you here? Where’s Jackie? I..uh…I think shuh she was going to be here.”

    228. Phil says:

      No, Joe. She’s not here. I think she may be in heaven.

    229. Tina says:

      That entire speech is a disaster.

      He is not coherent

    230. Tgca says:

      This is why I can’t stand most trannies and drag queens. They behave pervertedly, even with children present.

      Little girl, maybe 4 or 5 repeatedly rubs crotch of drag queen in show and drag queen does nothing to stop it and apparently encourages it.

      Watch the video! Unbelievable.

      Could you imagine doing this in any other environment?

      Where the F*ck are the parents?

      If this is not sexual exploitation of a child, I don’t know what is.

      https://citizenfreepress.com/breaking/someone-needs-to-call-the-chattanooga-police/

    231. Tina says:

      Nurse grifter just yelled at Biden to “go down here” after his disastrous speech.

    232. gameboy says:

      #233

      Don’t forget the 10% that goes to “the big guy”. The amount of money we should be sending to Ukraine is $0.00. The ignorance many in here show as to what is really going on over there is astounding.

    233. DW says:

      “No, Joe. She’s not here. YOU WILL NEVER SEE HER AGAIN! She is in heaven.”

      I fixed it for you.

    234. Bitterlaw says:

      Gameboy is a pro-Putin tool.

    235. DW says:

      Economist/YouGov: 9/24 – 9/27, 1054 LV

      R- 47%
      D -46%

    236. Hugh says:

      Red wave coming. Mitch needs to quit wasting money on Ohio and spend it in AZ. Time to play offense.

    237. NYCmike says:

      “Gameboy is a pro-Putin tool.”

      -The either/or model is really getting old.

      I’m not sure what “gameboy” means by “The ignorance many in here show as to what is really going on over there is astounding.”, but the reflexive “pro-Putin tool”-type comments is the method by which the media and “leadership” stifle any dissent.

      The more sunshine the better. Constantly making people hesitant to question the narrative makes for less transparency, and more shenanigans.

    238. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      Phil
      Quinnipiac poll of TX’ Governor’s race. Abbott up 53/46. PID is R+5.

      https://poll.qu.edu/poll-release?releaseid=3857

    239. Bitterlaw says:

      $0 to Ukraine served only Putin’s interests. Do you disagree, NYC?

    240. NYCmike says:

      Bitterlaw, I would assume that is the case, but like I said, what does gameboy mean that people are ignorant about the situation?

      I would like to hear what other people have to say about things. I am pretty positive I don’t know everything that is going on.

    241. Bitterlaw says:

      This is not the only site I go to. News sites like Daily Mail and BBC get many comments from people claiming we don’t really know what is going on in Ukraine. Most of those posts usually end up referring to the Nazi leadership of Ukraine.

    242. gameboy says:

      “what does gameboy mean that people are ignorant about the situation”

      Pretty simple. Many seem to just tow the MSM narrative. There are plenty of sources (mainly independent reporters on the scene) out there to get the truth. I hear some say Putin wants to recreate the old Soviet Union, others say he wants to expand and take over Poland and the Baltic states. I haven’t seen evidence of this anywhere. As far as the billions of dollars we keep sending over there even CBS reported that a mere 30% makes it to where it’s intended to go (the story was taking down from their website within an hour or so…..shocking). Not sure how that maeks me a Putin tool LOL There is much more I can say but not usre if a polling website forum is the venue for it.

    243. Bitterlaw says:

      Say more. This has never been just a polling site.

    244. Tgca says:

      This is so sad. Nothing we can do but pray for and hope for the best of the people in Ian’s path. Catastrophic destruction hitting Fort Meyers right now as video shows.

      The power of wind and water is undeniable. If you never lived through a direct forceful hurricane hit, this will help you comprehend the immense power.

      https://citizenfreepress.com/breaking/fort-meyers-beach-is-under-water/

    245. Tgca says:

      Gameboy is NOT a Pootin tool any more than those that opposed the Iraq war were Saddam tools or those that oppose gay marriage are bigots or those that oppose ABORTION are against women’s health issues…

      Calling people a tool is simply a distraction by some folks who can’t honestly debate there are legitimate questions at hand in being Ukraine’s ATM machine without accountability.

      We know from history giving money blindly to 3rd world or impoverished countries often results in significant amounts getting siphoned to corrupt leaders.

      As Reagan used to say, “trust but verify.” That’s exactly what we need to do with a corrupt politician bordering on dictatorial rule like Zelenskyy.

    246. jason says:

      Gameboy and Tucker Carlson should get a room and play with their Putin dolls.

      Putin tool is too generous.

      Brainwashed Putin toady is more accurate.

    247. DW says:

      STAND UP CHUCK!
      WHERE’S JACKIE??

    248. jason says:

      I haven’t seen evidence of this anywhere.”

      Nah, you blind fuc–ing moron. There is no evidence?

      Millions of displaced people. Hundreds of bombed and destroyed town. Missiles fired at railway stations and hospitals. Rapes, torture and forced exiles. A destroyed economy. Destroyed infrastructure. Tens of thousands of innocent people killed.

      No evidence Putin is trying to recreate the Soviet Union?

      If you want to suck up to Putin so much why don’t you go fight for him in the Ukraine?

      GFY.

    249. jason says:

      Gameboy is now a CBS sycophant just because they posted some Putin propaganda?

      It shows you the depravity of the Putin appeasers, they will even suck up to the MSM if somehow it supports their Putin idolatry.

    250. DW says:

      Sometimes 1000 words can be easily summed up by only five:

      STAND UP CHUCK!
      WHERE’S JACKIE??

    251. DW says:

      During Reagan’s second term the media was constantly beating the drum that he was too old, and he was starting to slip, etc.

      Imagine if in 1987 Reagan had had a “WHERE’S JACKIE?” moment about someone in congress who had died the previous month?

      They would have ended his send term early.

      BIDEN?

      Listen to the crickets chirping.

    252. Wes says:

      THIS is Mastriano’s strategy for winning the election?

      https://www.inquirer.com/news/doug-mastriano-fasting-prayer-campaign-rally-struggling-20220928.html

      Hey, Doug, maybe less channeling Jesus during the temptation period and more campaigning. Just a thought.

    253. Wes says:

      I would feel bad for Biden in his cognitive decline if he weren’t such a sleazy individual with a history of graft, racism, and sheer pettiness in his political career.

      He’s an absolute disaster as President, and I hope Americans give him the Herbert Hoover/Jimmy Carter treatment in 2024.

    254. Wes says:

      The bastards!

      How dare they impugn the primary system by criticizing an objectively weak nominee?

      “We were opposed to Doug’s candidacy in the primary because we feared that he would not be able to connect with the independent and moderate Democrat voters that are necessary for Republicans to win in Pennsylvania,” said Matt Brouillette, the head of Commonwealth Partners, a pro-business group whose PAC is running the ads criticizing Shapiro.

    255. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      249. “Most of those posts usually end up referring to the Nazi leadership of Ukraine”.

      Yes, its Putin inspired name calling. Thankfully, the polling continues to show strong support for the Ukraine. A recent Gallup poll published September 15th — this poll was taken before the recent successful Ukrainian offensive:

      “Which would you prefer the U.S. to do in Russia-Ukraine conflict:

      End Conflict quickly, even if allow Russia to keep territory 31%
      Support Ukraine in reclaiming territory, even if prolonged conflict 66%”

      “Thinking about the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, do you think the United States is doing too much to help Ukraine, not enough, or the right amount?

      Too much 24%
      Not enough 38%
      Right amount 36%”

      The claim that only 30% of the weaponry provided made it to the front line has already been discredited, and seems preposterous given the recent Ukrainian offensive. This offensive continues, and the Ukraine is gaining more territory in the east.

    256. Phil says:

      Sure, he’s trying to recreate the Soviet Union.

      How’s that goin anyway?

    257. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      265. Thanks to US/NATO military support, not very well.

      Now about 200,000 Russian military age males are attempting to flee Russia; there are demonstrations against the war; and Putin rein is looking increasing precarious:

      “Ukraine’s Main Military Intelligence Directorate (GUR) reported on September 27 that parents of first-year military cadets at the Kuznetsov Naval Academy in St. Petersburg—Russia’s premier naval staff college—protested the possibility that their children might be sent to fight in Ukraine.[55] The GUR reported that academy personnel have placed the cadets under constant surveillance to ensure that they do not leave or contact their parents and that the leadership of the academy has refused to meet with the parents of the cadets. Resistance to mobilization at one of Russia’s premier military academies, not just among regular civilians, indicates the steep deterioration of morale among personnel the Kremlin intends to deploy to Ukraine.”

    258. Country Dick Montana says:

      ” Catastrophic destruction hitting Fort Meyers right now as video shows.”

      Gordie, IIRC, lives in Naples, just south of Ft Meyers. It has also taken a hit from Ian. Depending on how close he lives to the Gulf, there is a good chance that he may also experience catastophic losses. Agree or disagree with him, love him or not, I am hoping for the best for him.

    259. NYCmike says:

      That video was awesome, as in terrifying! Amazing the power that Mother Nature can unleash.

      Yes, hope Gordon is safe, as well as everyone else down there. Tough sledding ahead for those towns.

      Wow!

    260. Tgca says:

      261

      I understand the criticism of Mastriano but mocking someone’s religious belief is bigotry, as much as mocking their skin color.

      As a non-believer you may not believe in prayer or faith and think it’s absurd, and that is fine and good just like many believe democracy is an absurd concept because of enduring heinous situations many still endure under democracy.

      A belief system doesn’t mean you will always benefit from believing.

      I don’t expect you to understand faith but most with faith believe that regardless of what you do or ask of the Lord, it is not a wish to be granted at will so having faith to the true believers is not an absurd concept and they understand being faithful does not mean you don’t experience losses and challenges in life.

      So I find nothing wrong with people putting hope in their faith whether it be to get a job, overcome an illness, save a dying loved one or prevail in an election.

    261. Wes says:

      I wasn’t mocking his religious beliefs, Tg. He’s free to believe what he wants. I was highlighting the fact that he’s doing everything possible to drag his own campaign down.

      This isn’t seminary school. Prayer and fasting aren’t going to make him Governor. Raising money and actually campaigning may.

      If he wants to continue to live in his echo chamber and do everything but what he actually should do to win the race, fine. It’ll be on him when Shapiro declares victory in 41 days.

    262. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      FOX News PA Poll has Fetterman +4 and Mastriano behind by 11 among RV’s. The PID is D +1.
      Big improvement for Oz from Fox’ last poll when he was -!!.

      https://static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2022/09/PA-topline_Sen-Gov-General_conducted-September-22-26_released-Sep-28-2022.pdf

    263. Tgca says:

      268

      Imagine losing everything like this. It’s heartbreaking. I don’t just mean assets but everything from mementos to memories. The joy of your neighborhood and friends.

      This is immensely stressful.

      As someone who does believe in FAITH, I may not understand why these things happen but I’m certain the kindness and compassion people will extend to those in need here is something that will be cherished and appreciated for years to come.

    264. Wes says:

      We now have our second split endorsement by a law enforcement agency in PA:

      https://mobile.twitter.com/JoshKraushaar/status/1575235263248617472

      Oz is on the upswing at a critical time and will benefit from these endorsements. By getting the co-endorsements, Shapiro is holding his own at worst and potentially putting daylight between himself and Mastriano.

      Net plus for Oz and Shapiro. Significant net minus for Mastriano and Fetterman.

    265. Wes says:

      Tgca, best wishes to you and Gordon in the wake of this hurricane. I hope neither of you suffers any damage–or at least any significant damage–from it.

      Let’s just hope everything is in place to help Florida recover quickly from this storm.

    266. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      FOX News GA Poll has Walker -4 and Kemp +7 among LV’s. The PID is R+2.
      So Walker and Oz are both -4 in their respective races.
      The crosstabs state that walker is receiving only 82% of the GOP vote and 7% are crossing to the Democrats.11% remain undecided.
      Walker and his opponent are dead even with Indies.

      https://static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2022/09/GA-topline_Sen-Gov-General_conducted-September-22-26_released-Sep-28-2022.pdf

    267. Gordon Allen says:

      Thanks to everyone for the best wishes.
      From what I gather from those who stayed behind there is flooding, which even w Irma we experienced none.
      Fort Lauderdale here is awash w refugees from the good coast.
      It is what it is.
      Fox polls are as bad as all msm polls.

    268. Bitterlaw says:

      NYC – I listed my dad’s house for sale. If you know anybody who wants to live in Ridgewood maybe you could e-mail Dave with contact info and I can share the listing with you. Or I could post it here but everybody at HHR hates New Jersey.

      5 bedroom center hall colonial with no risk of hurricanes.

    269. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      California under Newsom:

      “As of Wednesday, the price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline stood at $6.11. That is about 15 cents higher than on Tuesday and about 56 cents higher than just a week ago.”

    270. NYCmike says:

      The wife told me there was video of a reverse tide out from Tampa area, and then looks like it then came back in down south from there, which accounts for the higher tide.

      Crazy!

      Glad you are safe, Gordon.

    271. NYCmike says:

      Hey Bitter,

      I’ll keep an ear tuned for anyone and will let you know.

      Good luck either way.

    272. NYCmike says:

      Too much house for me, and those dang taxes in Jersey! Love Ridgewood though! People used to laugh at me in college because I used to say that was the place where I wanted to move to.

    273. Tina says:

      Will Biden’s beitch mention this? Fundraiser during a national disaster.

      https://twitter.com/PenguinSix/status/1575251358843813888

    274. Tina says:

      *Natural disaster

    275. Bitterlaw says:

      Gordon – I am glad to hear you and your family are safe.

      GFY

    276. Bitterlaw says:

      NYC – Taxes are high but the schools are excellent. The problem is my dad lived there and paid those taxes for 36 years after I graduated.from high school.

    277. NYCmike says:

      Bitter,

      Exactly. My son already in college.

      Several relatives/friends are dealing with that issue now since their children are grown up and moving out. The Gov and legislature aren’t making it any easier as they keep coming up with more “needs” for those who don’t contribute at all.

    278. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      This is fricking nuts! Russians being sent to war without any training:

      @kromark
      Here’s full translation of his address.

      1/2: “Hi everyone, the first tank regiment is here. We were officially told that there would be no training before we will be sent to the war zone. The regiment’s commanders confirmed this. On September 29 we’re will be sent to Kherson”.
      Mark Krutov

      2/2: “Think for yourself, decide for yourself what to do with it in the future. There was no shooting training, no theoretical training, nothing”

    279. Phil says:

      The Putin war machine.

      The world trembles.

    280. Bitterlaw says:

      I see Phil still has no sympathy for murdered, raped, and exiled Ukrainians.

    281. Dylan says:

      Wow The Russians military leaders are every bit as incompetent as our woke military leaders Makes sense

    282. NYCmike says:

      Angelo’s Pizza, Philly?

      Bitterlaw, you know it? Dave Portnoy gave a 9.1, not sure how long ago it was, just seeing video now.

    283. Bitterlaw says:

      https://angelospizzeriasouthphiladelphia.com/

      I am not familiar with it. I respect a place that only takes cash. I am one of the few people I know who pay cash unless the store won’t take it.

    284. Phil says:

      Yeah, I got sympathy for the Ukrainians.

      I just never bought into the Putin “threat” hype towards Europe. It was always bullsh*t.

    285. Bitterlaw says:

      Fortunately, the leaders of Finland and Sweden did not listen to Phil.

    286. Hugh says:

      Fox News again sticks their fingers in the eyes of their viewers with their awful polls. Stopped watching all shows for 6 months. Back to watching a few now. Perhaps time to boycott them again. Would love to see them get a competitor with good streaming coverage.

    287. Phil says:

      Yeah, bitter. They’re expecting an invasion any day now – just as soon as the Russians quit retreating in eastern Ukraine with what’s left of their military.

    288. Bitterlaw says:

      So Phil knows more about the threat posed by Russia than the leaders of Finland and Sweden do? Good to know.

    289. Phil says:

      Registered voter polls at the end of September, Hugh. No reputable polling firm would do that. You switch to likely voter polls around Labor Day. That’s always been the way it’s done.

      Fox polls = garbage. I remember when they had Senator Donnelly winning by 7 in Indiana. Guess what. He ain’t Senator anymore. He lost by 6.

    290. Phil says:

      Ooooh The “threat”

      Please stop.

    291. NYCmike says:

      CCC(P)

    292. Wes says:

      You know, the neverending debate over Russia and the Ukraine on here is always amusing with its polarized and uncompromising opinions.

      I intentionally never voice my own views on the situation just so I can laugh at the perennial fighting on the issue without being dragged into it.

      You guys make this blog a joy to read.

    293. Tina says:

      Putzakis replacement explains today’s dementia moment.

      https://twitter.com/CurtisHouck/status/1575187294667022338

    294. Phil says:

      I went back and looked at the Fox Pa polls in 2020. They had a poll taken Sept 20th of that year that was likely voters and not registered voters – and here they release a poll a week later than that in this cycle and it’s still registered voters?

      Why different in this cycle? Pretty sure I know.

    295. Tgca says:

      We got nothing here in southeast Floreedah compared to Fort Myers. We’re still on tornado watch and had lots of rain and still getting but I’m winds are no more than 40 mph.

      Granted, we’ve had our share of more devastation than other areas of Floreedah but that is the past and this is now.

      I lived through a cat 3 slamming my yard with waves from a water surge and tearing down two 35+ foot trees so I know how destructive this can be. I was lucky while some of my neighbors were not but so many in Fort Myers area are in for a tough road ahead as they clean up and rebuild.

      It really makes you want to cry when you look around and see the damage. But unfortunately, living near the ocean in Floreedah has its risks.

      I would never own a home on the waterfront in Floreedah again. Not worth the risk.

    296. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      Am surprised the New York Times would run an article critical of Biden’s mental state:

      “Where’s Jackie?’ Biden Asks if Deceased Lawmaker Is at White House Event
      President Biden apparently forgot that Representative Jackie Walorski, Republican of Indiana, had died in August.”

      Would have expected a headline like: “Rep Walorski fails to tell President Biden that she is dead.”

    297. jason says:

      Phil says:
      September 28, 2022 at 6:22 pm

      Sure, he’s trying to recreate the Soviet Union.

      How’s that goin anyway?”

      Not that well due to the massive military aid you oppose.

      Sorry you are so disappointed.

      And GFY.

    298. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      Phil and Hugh:
      Re: FOX Polling

      Fox is utterly incapable of polling rural areas. It’s genuinely hilarious.

      They have Masters up 2% in rural AZ, and Oz up 9% in rural PA. The 40% rural margin Trump got in GA? They have Walker with a 14% lead.

    299. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      Replying to
      @DefenceHQ
      I realize that this could go on for some time but I got to wonder; at what point does Putin become expendable to his closest frenemies?
      Also, will there be a furniture sale when he kicks the bucket because he’s got some reeeally fabulously long tables !!!

    300. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      The PA Senate race is inching closer to a tie says Franklin & Marshall College.

      New Pennsylvania Poll by Franklin & Marshall College

      GOVERNOR
      Josh Shapiro (D): 51%
      Doug Mastriano (R): 37%

      SENATE
      John Fetterman (D): 45%
      Mehmet Oz (R): 42%

      http://wgal.com/article/frankl…

    301. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      #309
      Add: The GOP strategy in PA may be working. in the middle of last month, F&M College had Oz down by 13.

      https://www.pennlive.com/news/2022/09/fetterman-sees-unfavorable-rating-spike-in-latest-franklin-marshall-poll.html

    302. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      Newsom has dismal poll numbers.

      2024 National Democratic Primary Poll:

      Harris 26%
      Buttigieg 13%
      Ocasio-Cortez 8%
      Warren 7%
      Newsom 5%
      Booker 4%
      Klobuchar 4%
      Adams 1%
      Raimondo 1%
      Pritzker 1%
      Whitmer 1%
      Cooper 0%

      @MorningConsult@politico
      893 RV ~ 9/23-9/25

    303. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      @Politics_Polls
      5 point shift to the Republicans in a week

      Generic Congressional Ballot:

      Among RV (1,341):
      Republicans 44%
      Democrats 44%

      Among LV (1,055):
      Republicans 47% (+1)
      Democrats 46%

      .@YouGovAmerica/@TheEconomist, 9/24-27
      https://docs.cdn.yougov.com/r8e9fgqwcm/econTabReport.pdf

    304. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      New #GenericBallot
      @trafalgar_group

      #Poll (9/25-27) shows increase of support for #GOP:

      51.3% #GOP
      45.6% #Dem
      3.1% Und

      See Report: https://thetrafalgargroup.org/news/nat-generic-ballot-0928/

    305. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      @EddieZipperer
      Two months ago, he released an official statement about her death.

      Two weeks ago, he signed a bill to name a VA hospital after her.

      Yet, somehow, he has no idea she passed away.

      @greg_price11

      “Jackie, where’s Jackie?,” Joe Biden says about Rep. Jackie Walorski who died in a car accident a few months ago.

    306. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      Good news from Wisconsin:

      ? WISCONSIN POLL By Fabrizio Ward (R) & Impact Research (D)

      SENATE
      (R) Ron Johnson 51% (+5)
      (D) Mandela Barnes 46%

      GOVERNOR
      (R) Tim Michels 50% (+3)
      (D) Tony Evers 47%

      GENERIC BALLOT
      Republicans 50% (+5)
      Democrats 45%

      1,399 LV | 09/18/25 | R31/D30/I39
      https://doi.org/10.26419/res.00550.017

    307. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      New Hampshire Poll:

      Suffolk University/Globe poll of likely NH voters
      Senate
      Hassan (D) 50
      Bolduc (R) 41
      Kauffman (L) 3
      Undecided 7
      Indies: H 49-33-6-12
      Men: Bolduc 52-39
      Women: Hassan 60-31

      Governor
      Sununu (R) 53
      Sherman (D) 36
      Halldorson (L) 2
      Borysenko (L) 2
      Undecided 8
      Indies: SU 56-28-3-4-9

    308. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      @NateSilver538
      Sep 23
      It wouldn’t be surprising to see a GOP rebound in the polls. But it isn’t evident yet and claims to the contrary are mostly just confirmation bias.

    309. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      “@ShellenbergerMD
      People say climate change threatens civilization but the real threat to civilization is coming from climate panic, which is behind the worst energy crisis in 50 years.”

      It rare when a person is an expert and leader on two major issues — Shellenberger is on both energy policy and California’s homeless crisis.

    310. DW says:

      STAND UP CHUCK!
      WHERE’S JACKIE??

    311. Phil says:

      San Diego, I was walking my dog yesterday and met a lady who she and her husband have just bought a house on the next street over from us. They moved here from the central valley there in California. She said they just couldn’t take the nutty policies out there any longer. The crime, taxes, cost of living, crime, wokism – and most of all the lack of hope that anything will change in a one party state….so they sold their twenty acres and just left. She added that it wasn’t nearly as bad where they lived near Bakersfield as it is in SF, LA, SD but it was bad enough. I laughed and reminded her to be sure and register to vote. Her response? “Already did”

    312. Phil says:

      Wisconsin polls all confirm now – Johnson is safe and Evers in deep trouble – Baris a week ago as he looked at his preliminary numbers – said exactly that, “Evers in deep trouble”.

      Funny how it always takes anywhere from a week to a month for MSM polls to catch up with Baris and Trafalgar – and even then they never fully catch up. Wonder why that is?

      I know.

    313. Tgca says:

      DeSantis Hurricane update this AM.

      Well done, informative, and articulate. If all goes well with managing this cataclysmic event, this may be his breakout point that puts him in the GOP lead for 2024.

      Compare his leadership and articulation skills on this to any potential 2024 Dem and Trump.

      https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2022/09/500-year-flooding-gov-ron-desantis-delivers-update-hurrican-ian-downgraded-tropical-storm-video/

    314. Tgca says:

      322. Phil

      Newsom would disagree with you. He is positioning himself for 2024 if Biden doesn’t run because he believes the US has CA envy and the US would be better off if it were more like CA.

    315. Phil says:

      Nate the hack fraud Silver continues to whistle past the graveyard. Fetterman by 5 (rounded)

      However, Nate’s latest this morning has Fetterman’s lead dropping from 5.3 to 4.9

      Come on Nate. You are going to have to do a lot better than that.

      He also has Kari Lake within .2 of outstanding no debater candidate Katie. Sorry Nate. You are not only late to the party you still haven’t gotten it right. Governor Lake. Say it with me, Nate.

      Nate this morning – “Republicans could still make a comeback but as of now there is no evidence that is happening” Ok, chief. Three to five point movement on the generic ballot across the board isn’t any evidence?

      Hang on to those summer university polls of registered voters as long as you can you fraud.

    316. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      Robert Cahaly believes the polls don’t accurately state the potential Republican vote:

      “This year, our fear is that people are not going to be polled that are Trump supporters because all that Biden has said, and all the apparent attacks, and people coming after them and they’re just hesitant even to participate. I think everybody will underestimate them, including us. Republican turnout will exceed even what we predict.”

    317. hugh says:

      One good thing about the polling bias is that Uncle Fester is still leading making it too late for the PA democrats to replace him with an electable candidate. If that guy wins, I will be absolutely stunned. While we do not have the best candidate, the other guy is perhaps the worst dem candidate in every category you can come up with. MOF will be huge, but come on man!

    318. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      321. California just gets worse and worse. The homeless situation is ridiculous — former basketball player Bill Walton is blasting the mayor of San Diego for not dealing with it.

      In fact, the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals is a major cause of the problem. It issued an opinion forbidding the removal of the homeless from public sidewalks and public areas unless there are sufficient shelter beds. It has now come out with a decision reaffirming the ruling, and also stating homeless tents and belongings also cannot be removed. A Trump appointed judge dissented from the majority opinion

    319. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      327. Is Uncle Fester putting a lightbulb in his mouth and getting it to light up considered a renewable energy source?

    320. Phil says:

      One good thing about the polling bias is that Uncle Fester is still leading making it too late for the PA Democrats to replace him with an electable candidate.

      Good point, Hugh. Don’t think I haven’t thought of that myself. However, it’s not too late until they actually print and send out the ballots. Remember, it’s Pennsylvania. Elections there are run by the left wing hacks on the Pa Supreme Court who will completely ignore statutory election law and their edicts will be fully and gleefully carried out by the Democratic SOS.

      One other possibility. If Fetterman gets down in the polling and they can’t replace him look for them to pitch having people vote for him with the promise he won’t take office and his Democratic replacement will be another Democrat appointed by the Democratic governor. In other words, promise the voters that a vote for Fetterman is a place holder and they’ll actually be getting another Democrat. It would be hard to pull off, but the Senate is at stake and Democrats don’t relinquish power easily.

      It gets harder and harder as time goes by, but we aren’t there yet.

    321. DW says:

      326 – this is very real and Cahaly doesn’t even mention the impact of Covid. There are MANY conservatives who in the past had no problem sharing with other their views or their decisions. But now that even medicine has been politicized and whether or not you have had the shots they falsely claimed was a vaccine–this info can be used against you.

      So many have totally taken a lock. Anything YOU say in the high court of social media can and will be used against you. So people say nothing.

    322. Phil says:

      SD, the lady from California mentioned Newsome buying up hotels for more than they were worth and using them to house the homeless just to get them out of sight. Did I understand her right?

    323. JeffP says:

      323 DeSantis is such a great natural leader. He shines in these moments. He also does the best job of addressing the media in answering a Fool according to their folly. If he is the GOP candidate he will win in a landslide. He will be a breath of fresh air of normalcy and strength would be embraced by the majority of sane Americans. But seeing that I am excited about him as a potential candidate it probably won’t happen.

    324. jason says:

      KAMALA HARRIS: “The United States shares a very important relationship, which is an alliance with the Republic of North Korea.”

    325. DW says:

      Such leadership we have now.

      Biden: WHERE’S JACKIE??

      Harris: North Korea is strategic because it is north of Korea. South Korea is also strategic because it is south of Korea. I am not as sure about East Korea or West Korea, but they are probably strategic too.

    326. Phil says:

      Harris made that statement on the border with NK. Glad she found a border worth visiting.

    327. JeffP says:

      The untold story behind Putin wanting Ukraine is the spiritual significance of Kiev to the Russian Orthodox Church. He is a desperate zealot that would use nukes to assure possession of it I fear. Secondly it is strategic to their defense and part of his vision of assembling the USSR again.

    328. jason says:

      Putin’s strategy is already working well with the Putin toadies, sycophants and appeasers.

      And he is annexing 4 provinces of a sovereign country, but of course, he is no threat.

      “Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday will formally move to seize four Ukrainian territories by signing documents that the Kremlin is calling “accession treaties.”

      The signing ceremony, to take place in the Grand Kremlin Palace on Friday, marks Putin’s attempt to annex the regions of Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia, even though Russia does not fully control any of them either militarily or politically.

      The move, in defiance of stern international warnings including from President Biden, potentially slams the door on diplomacy for years to come, and almost certainly assures further escalation of the war in Ukraine, with Kyiv insisting it will fight to reclaim all of its lands and Western allies promising to send more weapons and economic assistance. …

      Putin’s move, which is a blatant violation international law, will further isolate Russia, triggering new Western sanctions. But Putin nonetheless appears to hope that a long, brutal war will eventually fray Western support for Ukraine and curtail military and economic aid that is providing a lifeline to Kyiv.”

    329. jason says:

      and part of his vision of assembling the USSR again”

      Nah, would Vlady want to do something like that?

      Our Vlady, who wouldn’t harm a fly?

      Our Vlady, who is just being a little mischievous again, that ornery rascal?

    330. jason says:

      In other words, promise the voters that a vote for Fetterman is a place holder and they’ll actually be getting another Democrat.”

      Has this been cleared with Fetterman?

    331. DW says:

      You have to know that right now the media is scouring Florida desperately looking for someone who survived but lost family and home, and is willing to say, “Gov. DeSantis never warned us, and never provided any help, and now my family is dead–the blood is on his hands.”

    332. Phil says:

      Looks like the word has gone out from the Democrats to their MSM puppets that it’s now ok not to cover for Joe’s dementia. He was never going to run again, but now it’s official. The NYT, PBS and other leftist outlets covered Joe’s search for Jackie.

      They don’t believe he’s electable any longer so time to throw him into the scrap heap. No longer useful and we all know what Democrats do to those that can no longer help them.

      I think once the WH press core ganged up on Biden’s Press Secretary over the search for Jackie that said a lot.

    333. Phil says:

      Cleared with Fetterman? Are you kidding? Fetterman will do what he’s told…just like all the other 2020 Democratic candidates who suddenly dropped out in 2020 once the decision was made to go with Biden. It’s how Democrats roll. A quick phone call from Obama to Amy Klobuchar and to Buttigieg and it was done, baby.

      Fetterman has a choice? LOL

    334. DW says:

      Phil, exactly. WHERE’S JACKIE?? is not a new development in the mental condition of Biden. This one is just impossible to explain away.

      Many elderly who struggle with memory issues will be like this. The Widow will say, “Where’s Joe?” referring to her deceased husband and then catch herself, “Oh that’s right Joe is gone.”

      Biden said, “…including bi-partisan elec[ted] officials like representative [goverer?], Senator Braun, Senator Booker, Representative Jackie, are you here? Where’s Jackie? I uh I think shuh she was going to be here.”

      He failed to correct himself after asking if she was there, then asked again, and THEN went on to reflect on how she was going to be there!

      If he was early stage, he would have caught himself after the first or second gaffe, but its the final statement he mumbled that indicates his mind is LONG GONE.

    335. Bitterlaw says:

      DW – I get e-mails like that from candidates who are cruising to victory. It is just a way to continue to raise money they don’t need.

    336. Wes says:

      Maybe if she didn’t weigh 336 lbs, she might not have to coerce men into sex.

    337. DW says:

      346 Bitter, sure, but remember years ago here in Virginia Senator Warner was sending similar warning emails, at the same time the polls had him up 15 points or more over Gillespie. In the end it took 9000 sudden votes out of Northern Virginia after the media said they were 100% reported to prevent Senator Gillespie.

    338. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      Wes: Here is a new North Carolina Poll from Cygnal. In the Senate race, Budd(R) & Beasley(D) are tied at 43. The pollster sees NC as very educated beyond the 2020 CNN Exit Polls.
      Of particular interest are the two State Supreme Court races. The Republicans lead in both by mid- single digits.

      https://www.johnlocke.org/polls/north-carolina-u-s-senate-race-too-close-to-call/

    339. Wes says:

      Going back to 2014, NC polling has underestimated the Republican Senate candidate every time, Sheep. I’m not sure why that is, but it’s been a persistent trend. I guess pollsters weight based on their perception of the state’s electorate rather than the actual electorate.

      Democrats have a high floor here because of the Triangle, the rural black counties, and Charlotte, but Republicans have an equally high floor and in most instances a higher ceiling. It takes the GOP’s punting on a race or an unusually strong candidate such as Roy Cooper for Dems to win statewide.

      Republicans certainly aren’t punting on the Senate race, and Beasley is no Roy Cooper.

      As such, I’m not remotely buying the idea that Beasley is tied with Budd.

    340. DW says:

      WHERE’S JACKIE??
      STAND UP CHUCK!

    341. Gordon Allen says:

      We’ve heard our neighborhood, and our home,have apparently escaped water or physical damage_ despite being 75 yards from a river and 3 miles from the Gulf,and are returning tomorrow.
      There is no power as yet,but we know we have the best Governor in America and everything that can be done is being done

    342. Tom says:

      DW – and don’t forget “Let’s go Brandon!”

    343. Bitterlaw says:

      https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11264087/Biden-administration-scales-student-debt-relief-MILLIONS.html

      Do sn’t Biden know he is supposed to wait until after the midterms before he screws over the voters he tried to buy off?

    344. Cash Cow TM says:

      Can’t believe how many people from WV I know who are Facebook friends who are living now in Florida.

      They have reported on FB what property damage they have had. Most just had minor damage and and wind damage. They are all physically safe. Lot of them have no power.

    345. Chicon says:

      357 – you have?

    346. Bitterlaw says:

      Yes. I have. Did you miss all the posts where people denied that Putin is trying to recreate the Soviet Union?

    347. Phil says:

      I for one never denied Putin wanted to recreate the Soviet Union. He absolutely would love to.

      My beef is that he never had the military capacity to do so. That’s been undeniably confirmed over the last seven months.

    348. Paul says:

      I get irritated with the Putin puppets on both the left and right. We face an existential threat in more than one way.

    349. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      360. “My beef is that he never had the military capacity to do so. That’s been undeniably confirmed over the last seven months”

      You might rephrase that to say that “my beef is that USA/NATO provided enough weaponry to Ukraine preventing Putin from having the military capacity to do so.”

      Without the weaponry, there likely would have been a different outcome.

    350. Tina says:

      Sooty poot seems to have raised gas prices again.

      Next months inflation # will be awful.

    351. jason says:

      Phil is not pro-Putin.

      He is just pro denying aid to Ukraine and other Putin targets so that Putin is guaranteed to win.

      It’s called Texas isolationist bunker logic.

    352. jason says:

      “That’s been undeniably confirmed over the last seven months.”

      Yeah, due to massive military and other assistance.

      Putin not only “wants” to recreate the Soviet Union, he is actively engaged in doing so by both political and economic (ex.: Belarus) and military means (ex.: Ukraine) means.

      If the question is how much should he be allowed to recreate then the answer should be none and he needs to be stopped by all means available.

      If the question is how much capability does his economic/political/military have in achieving what is obviously a long term goal then the answer is it depends on how much resistance will be offered to his plans.

      Unilateral surrender, which is what the Putin appeasers, sycophants and toadies here and morons like Tucker Carlson propose would just allow Putin to consolidate his gains so he can move on to the next “domino”.

    353. Country Dick Montana says:

      Off topic, but any guesses which country on the other side of the world that Jason is in right now?

    354. Gordon Allen says:

      SDC: The Russians were defeated near Kiev,and essentially stalled out,plus or minus a few mile gains and losses by March when the actual military aid received and deployed was in relative terms almost zero.
      It is clear as a bell that the Russians never had the slightest chance of overruning Ukraine.
      The military aid we’ve provided has allowed them to continue the fight,and actually launch counterattack. Good for them. But the Russians were stopped by the Ukranians first.
      The Russians were and are gross overrated as a conventional military threat

    355. Bitterlaw says:

      I think Jason is in Australia trying to convert Aborigines to become Amish. He is telling them they can still reject modern ways while wearing more clothes.

    356. jason says:

      Zzzzzz….

      Only wealthy attorneys can afford to sleep through the night.

    357. jason says:

      But yeah, my work does require odd hours.

      Plus keeping llamas is a 24/7 job.

      GFYs.

    358. Country Dick Montana says:

      My guess is India
      Medical tourism
      Stent and heart valve replacement

      Tgca was right…all that bacon and scrapple.

    359. Bitterlaw says:

      The rumors of Jason’s strange experiments with attempting to breed llamas with kangaroos are lies. Probably.

    360. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      Oz keeps inching closer to Emerald City!
      New Emerson Poll(H/T: RRH). PID is D+5.

      PENNSYLVANIA POLL By Emerson

      SEN
      (D) John Fetterman 45% (+2)
      (R) Mehmet Oz 43%

      GOV
      (D) Josh Shapiro 51% (+10)
      (R) Doug Mastriano 41%

      PRES
      (R) Donald Trump 46% (+1)
      (D) Joe Biden 45%

      D41/R36/I22 | 1000 LV | 09/23-26
      https://emersoncollegepolling.com/pennsylvania-2

    361. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      New FOX News Polls:

      1) Arizona
      According to RCP, LV numbers are:
      Kelly +5
      Lake +1

      2) Wisconsin
      Johnson+5 In the last WI FOX poll, Johnson was -4.
      Michels +2

    362. Bitterlaw says:

      Oz will win. Mastriano will lose. Abortion is going to take votes from both but Oz will hang on because his opponent is terrible on crime.

    363. Wes says:

      You just impugned the primary system by saying Mastriano will lose, Bitter.

      How dare you!

    364. Hugh says:

      Fox News polls. The gold standard for propaganda. Libs love talking about the right leaning fox polls showing why dems will do well in the midterms.

    365. Bitterlaw says:

      I am not opposed to primaries. I am opposed to nominating Deadenders who send a message while losing winnable races. Both can be true.

      Hopefully, the PA GOP will nominate a candidate who can defeat Gov. Shapiro. The good news is that Gov. Shapiro’s fake moderate image will be exposed.

    366. Bitterlaw says:

      I will vote for Mastriano even though he will lose. The question is whether it will be a close loss because he will do very well in the red counties or a blowout loss because Dems in the blue counties who might have stayed home are now motivated by abortion.

    367. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      Apparently Putin went on one of his anti-Gay rants in his speech yesterday about annexing part of the Ukraine.

      It’s been getting better for the GLBT community in Ukraine, and many gays are fighting in the Ukrainian military — they know what will happen if they are captured, or the homophobic Putin takes over the Ukraine:

      “With such limited LGBTQ+ rights in Ukraine and Russia’s solidly anti-LGBTQ stance, one can imagine that a Russian occupation of Ukraine would mean that LGBTQ+ individuals would be in grave danger and subject to severe persecution on a daily basis. Under Russian occupation, LGBTQ+ Ukrainians would be subject to imprisonment and even death, among other atrocities that often happen during an occupation.

      There are already reports that human rights violations and abuses in the aftermath of a further invasion are being planned by the Russian government. Russia has a history of gross human rights violations such as the anti-gay purge in the Russian republic of Chechnya, which drove the LGBTQ+ community underground, as well as in Donbas, where Putin supporters have spread homophobic rhetoric, resulting in increased instances of assault, detention and violence toward the LGBTQ+ community.”

    368. DW says:

      New York has joined the madness of banning the sale of gas powered cars by 2035. They believe the lie that electric cars are zero impact on the environment, when all they have done is moved the negative impacts to a different part of the process, and in so doing removed the liberty and freedom of people to freely move about.

    369. Wes says:

      I know you’re not opposed to primaries, Bitter.

      I was channeling Mikey, who was aghast when I dared criticize Mastriano’s poor campaign.

    370. Robbie says:

      I don’t think it’s any coincidence polls have moved towards just about every Republican candidate over the last couple of weeks as MAGA daddy has faded from the headlines. This is certainly not the only reason Republican prospects have improved, but it’s been a factor.

      Prior to August, Republican chances, especially in the House, looked great. But as big Donnie became front and center after the FBI search and dominated the headlines, Republican polling fell in August.

      Now, Trump has faded from the headlines and Republicans have improved. Again, this isn’t the only reason. Inflation, the war in Ukraine, and the stock market have hurt Biden a lot, but it’s much easier for those issues to be front and center when Trump is nowhere to be found.

      Of course, this hasn’t helped every Republican. Two heroes of the MAGA movement, Masters and Mastriano, have fallen further and further behind because both were awful candidates, but snuck through contested primaries mostly due to the MAGA base endorsing their crackpot views.

      I hope the hard right base in PA enjoys another four years of Democrat rule because they backed an idiot. Of course, maybe Mastriano’s 40 days of fasting and prayer will turn the tide.

    371. Robbie says:

      Wes says:
      September 30, 2022 at 10:04 am
      I know you’re not opposed to primaries, Bitter.

      I was channeling Mikey, who was aghast when I dared criticize Mastriano’s poor campaign.

      – Death, taxes, and NYCmike backing candidates who have no chance of winning a general election.

      One of the least surprising things on this board is Mikey backs Mastriano. If there’s a terrible campaign to support, he’ll be there.

    372. michael corleone says:

      Bitter – I wouldn’t write off Mastriano. His bio is more impressive than Shapiro’s, there are still five weeks until the election, and the economy is crumbling. Oz is already ahead of Fetterman and Mastriano is probably about 2-3 points behind. (I think you need to apportion the undecideds to Doug and Oz)

    373. Chicon says:

      To Robbie, the whole world is viewed through the Trump lens. Hence the “derangement” in Trump Derangement Syndrome….

    374. Tgca says:

      384 Wobbie

      I fixed it for you.

      Death, taxes and Wobbie backing Jeb Bush who had no chance of winning a POTUS primary or general election.

    375. Wes says:

      Mastriano is barely running a campaign and has no money, MC.

      That makes writing him off really easy.

      Let’s not unskew polls either to get desired results. That didn’t work out too well in 2012. Oz is behind but surging. Mastriano is floundering well behind Shapiro.

      Oz is on a trajectory to catch and pass Fetter(wo)man by 11-8. Mastriano is clearly not on the same path against Shapiro.

    376. Bitterlaw says:

      MC – Mastriano does have an impressive resume. Too bad none of it is known to swing voters in Pittsburgh and SE PA because he can’t run ads here because he has no money. Shapiro is not running any positive ads here. His ads are entirely about abortion and Mastriano saying he can decertify all elections. I can’t remember the last general election where a candidate’s own voice was only heard saying “I’m______ and I approve this message.”

    377. Tgca says:

      383

      Retarded post. Trump has been instrumental in energizing the conservative and GOP base.

      Of course the news is going to focus more on the election as it approaches and knock all other non-sensational stories off the front page. That is how it works dumbazz

      Trump has had a 93% success rate in electing those in primaries he supported or campaigned for. That’s impressive.

      Trump is helping candidates and energizing the GOP base.

      If you think most Americans are worried about Trump with all the other chit going on right now then you are really retarded.

    378. Phil says:

      What will create a wipeout in the midterms as opposed to just a red ripple is the turnout of Trump’s voters. Biden’s condemnation and actions towards them may have done the trick.

    379. Tgca says:

      381

      Wait to they see how destructive and corrosive to the environment these 1,000 pound batteries are and toxic to land.

      Batteries contain components that don’t break down naturally and are polluting to soil and water. They also can leak hazardous materials and fumes.

    380. hugh says:

      So how is it that Rasmussen consistently has 19% of republicans approve of Joe Biden. I think he has something off this time around.

    381. DW says:

      “Wait to they see how destructive and corrosive to the environment these 1,000 pound batteries are and toxic to land. Batteries contain components that don’t break down naturally and are polluting to soil and water. They also can leak hazardous materials and fumes.”

      They will just pile up these batteries in unimportant places like agricultural farmland…you know flyover country.

    382. michael corleone says:

      I think you all need to listen to Baris. Mastriano is very much in this.

    383. Transparent Dem Troll says:

      Breaking…

      A judge had upheld the decision of a California middle school to set aside a school day to celebrate Transgender rights. The school will proceed with the celebration day including the requirement that all boys will be required to wear lipstick, a dress, and be fitted with prosthetic breasts for the day. Concerned parents had protested the decision.

    384. Wes says:

      According to Phil, Baris says Mastriano already has his base locked down, which is why he isn’t gaining, while Oz is bringing his base around, which is why Oz is surging.

      That doesn’t exactly look like a prescription for a Mastriano victory.

    385. DW says:

      My current prediction is that for the Senate we will hold WI and PA, flip GA, NV, and AZ, and fall just short in NH. The GOP will also come surprisingly close in WA and CO. But close only counts when firing nukes.

    386. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      My prediction would be Republicans hold Wisconsin and Ohio, and hopefully Pennsylvania as well.

      Republicans in a good position to win Nevada, and hopefully Georgia. The Arizona seat will remain Democratic.

    387. DW says:

      399–the shift of Hispanics to the GOP will be felt in AZ on election day, but this is probably not showing up in the polling.

    388. Phil says:

      Baris will discuss governors’ races today on his podcast and I will report. So far he has said Republicans will pick up governor’s seats in Wisconsin and Nevada. He says Democrats will hold in Michigan. Hasn’t commented on Oregon. Someone asked earlier if Texas and Florida were in play. He just laughed.

    389. Tina says:

      I believe the Governor races in Texas and Florida are leaning D.

      -Russian Hoaxer

    390. hugh says:

      Rasmussen also has independents +1 dem on the generic ballot. I find it tough to buy.

    391. Tina says:

      That is a weird Rasmussen result

      Not believable.

      Much like abortion being the #1 issue.

    392. hugh says:

      trafalgar has 11% approval for biden from republicans. much more believable than 19%

    393. Jeff G. says:

      Ras had weird generic numbers in 2018, too. Their final poll had Republicans +1 going into election day.

    394. DW says:

      Okay, here is the thing I don’t get. The images out of Florida showing damage include sheet metal aircraft hangers torn to pieces with the planes scattered around and destroyed. Boats also destroyed sitting on city streets or piled up in harbors.

      Owners of these items had several DAYS to get these things outta there, and didn’t.

      I know there is the old adage that the two happiest days in a boat owner’s life are the day he buys it and the day he sells it.

      So maybe these boats were left behind as the easy way to get rid of them.

    395. DW says:

      Headline: Newsom Makes California a “Sanctuary State” for Child Gender Changes Without Parental Consent

    396. Tina says:

      This is vile. She was duly elected.

      Quote Tweet

      Matt Viser

      @mviser
      ·
      Sep 29
      Pres. Biden raised threats to global democracy last night — pointing to Italy.

      “You just saw what’s happened in Italy in that election. You’re seeing what’s happening around the world. The reason I bother to say that is you can’t be sanguine about what’s happening here either”

    397. jan says:

      My philosophy about elections is to support the best of the options given. In the case of Mastriano I think he is a compelling figure for a huge swath of voters who want an honest broker to represent them in government, and his religious and military discipline appeals to those who value those qualities. Consequently, I am personally throwing $$$ into his race, as he is apparently getting little establishment or big donor help. I’ve done the same for several handfuls of other candidates, in hopes some of it will stick to walls of wins.

      My predictions of midterm outcomes are that some R long shots will surprise people like Joe Kent and Smiley in WA, Blake Masters in AZ, and am crossing fingers for Kelly tshibaca in Alaska. IMO, if people want to drastically alter the ideological course we’re on, then a slug of outsiders (rather than insiders) will have to be elected.

    398. Bitterlaw says:

      Mastriano is a compelling figure to enough Republican primary voters to get the nomination. He has little to no appeal to swing voters. I respect your desire to support him. I do not think he is going to win. Sorry.

    399. jan says:

      Trump will be going to Warren, MI this Saturday to campaign for R Governor candidate Tudor Dixon. His presence should help her numbers.

    400. jan says:

      Bitter, I know Mastriano is an outlier candidate. But, I’m the type to support someone with admirable qualities and/or good policies rather than the best chances to take the prize.

    401. Bitterlaw says:

      If you don’t support the Republican candidate who can win the general election, you are handing the prize to the Democrat.

    402. ken says:

      everyone on this site likes to over think things. this a wave election PERIOD the republicans will win every close senate race , Georgia , pa nv, azi Washington, Co, new Hampshire , and maybe ct. the house at least 40 seats . put it in the bank

    403. DW says:

      ken, I appreciate your optimism, but I have zero confidence that people have enough brain cells to know whether they should vote for prosperity or poverty.

      You can take a bunch of voters into a study where you set before each of them two plates. One is a delicious meal, the other plate is clearly labelled to be deadly rat poison that if eaten will leave the victim writing in horrific pain for several hours before they die.

      Many of them given those choices will eat the rat poison. That’s the intelligence of many voters right now.

    404. Wes says:

      Republicans have realistic shots at winning GA and NV in the Senate. AZ is certainly not a guarantee but is possible.CO and NH are long and longer shots respectively but are not out of reach. WA has a strong GOP challenger in a state where that doesn’t matter because of the Dem vote sink in Seattle. CT has never been a realistic option.

      If Republicans pick up GA, NV, AZ, CO, and NH, they will have a great night in the Senate.

      Let’s not pretend that has any remote chance of translating into victory in states where the majority of voters currently display no inclination to send a Republican to the Senate.

    405. Wes says:

      The GOP in MI has completely failed in its ability to make a case against Whitmer and her fellow moonbats, Jan. At this point, Dixon will be lucky to get within nine of Whitmer.

    406. Tina says:

      Biden has managed to drain the strategic reserves and our weaponry.

      Can the gop-e speak out about this?

      Or are they too busy cutting deals selling us out?

    407. Bitterlaw says:

      Our “weaponry” is killing Russians and destroying Russian weapons that can never be used against the U.S. or our allies. That’s a good thing.

    408. michael corleone says:

      Lots of bedwetting here. We have 5 more weeks, the economy is in free fall (Dow down 500 today), inflation is red hot, gas prices rising, and housing market is hurting. This can be the reverse of 2008 if we focus on the economy/. What good are abortions you can’t afford? We are in great shape

    409. NYCmike says:

      “One of the least surprising things on this board is Mikey backs Mastriano. If there’s a terrible campaign to support, he’ll be there.”

      -Robbie,

      Whom do you support in the PA general election for Governor?

      I would not be surprised to see you write Shapiro.

      If you support the Republican like I do, please focus on his positives, because the other candidate will be worse than Mastriano.

    410. NYCmike says:

      Well said, Godfather!

    411. Tgca says:

      When is the last time Russians used weaponry against the US?

      Our weaponry is more likely to be sold from corrupt Ukrainians on the black market to terrorists to then be used to kill Americans because there is little accountability for it and we know it’s not all being used to fight the war.

      Think Afghanistan. Think Fast and Furious program.

    412. Paul says:

      I despise anti-American leftists who side with Russia. Many are blind to the threat of Russia to the free world. I’d vote for any Republican who is pro-Ukrainian over one of these idiots.

    413. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      What will be the biggest October surprise in this election? Hint:
      1) It will be against the Democrats but not precipitated by the Republicans
      2) it will start in the middle of the month and accelerate into the third week of the month

      I will check later to see if anyone has gotten it right.

    414. Tgca says:

      As I noted before, the democratic process in PA worked and the GOP primary voters have decided who they wish to represent them in the GE whether folks here like the candidate or not.

      Also some candidates are before or after their time. Goldwater got slaughtered in 1964 but he ushered in the national conservative movement that Reagan capitalized on and won in 1980 because the timing was right. If Reagan had tried to run prior to 1980, he would not have won and been a footnote in CA history.

      So it’s not only the messaging but timing. Trump broke open PA for the GOP after decades as a Dem state. It could take a few election cycles for PA to once again be competitive for the GOP which has occupied the highest office only 4 of the last 20 years.

      Mastriano may not be the right person at this time but if he can help make inroads, that’s good for the GOP.

    415. Tgca says:

      425

      I don’t recall anyone posting here siding with Russia.

      People here have differing views on how to address the war. It could have been avoided from Day 1 but due to poor US and European leadership, we’re stuck with it for now.

      All communists nations are a threat to the free world. But Russia is a much smaller threat than China at this time.

      China is locking up Asia and moving into South America as well. If this continues, they will replace the US as the preeminent superpower.

    416. DW says:

      Sheeple, I will play along with your riddle.

      Guesses:

      1) Biden suffers a major medical event in the middle of October, Harris is installed while Biden is in a coma, and she accelerates the crisis in Russia, getting us into WWIII by the third week of the month.

      2) Democrat judges rule that by 2023, all new children entering kindergarten must have their genders surgically changed.

      3) A huge hurricane will wipe out New York City turning the state into a red state, and then electing a Republican Governor.

      4) Applications for the student loan forgiveness will be advertised to start in the middle of October, but the design of the database will be so badly flawed that no one can make it work, resulting in angry former students who thought they were going to get forgiveness, but now cannot get it.

      5) Baseball playoffs will be canceled by a Democrat judge over concerns that that fans traveling to and from the stadiums needlessly damages the climate.

      6) A whistleblower will reveal that it was Fauci himself who created Covid in the Chinese lab so that he could wipe out as many humans as possible because it turns out he is a key member of the De-population movement.

      7) The price of gas will go through the roof, $5 a gallon by mid Oct, and then $8 by the third week.

      8) A new COVID strain pops up that is actually more deadly than prior strains and Biden orders new lockdowns, masks, and shot mandates.

    417. Paul says:

      What do you think about Biden sending Trump to Moscow for negotiations? Would it help?

    418. Tgca says:

      430

      If that’s a serious question, I’m not sure it would help because Trump has no power to make Pootin fear anything and we know Pootin clearly does not fear Biden.

      I see only one possible way it would help and that’s only if Pootin wanted a way out of this war and could use the idea that Trump mediated a resolution Biden could not.

      But I doubt Biden wants Trump upstaging him. It would suggest Biden is the wrong president and Trump should be re-elected.

      I think Biden and team would rather risk nuclear war with Russia then provide Trump an opportunity to do something they failed at.

    419. Tgca says:

      429

      #3 would be awesome!

    420. NYCmike says:

      “3) A huge hurricane will wipe out New York City turning the state into a red state, and then electing a Republican Governor.”

      -DW,

      For “New York City”, I hope you mean the island of Manhattan only!!

      Otherwise, GFY!

    421. NYCmike says:

      “#3 would be awesome!”

      -Same comment to you, ya bastage!

    422. NYCmike says:

      jason, Bitterlaw,

      I should become an honorary member with all of these points I am accumulating!

      Wishes of complete and utter destruction of my home and death to my person has to be worth something!!

    423. DW says:

      The Mets start their playoff run tonight in a three-game series against the Braves.

      They need to win at least one of three in Atlanta, and then sweep a three-game set against to Gnats to clinch the NL East.

      If the Mets are the wild-card, they will crumble and be a quick exit. If they win the NL East, they will have a shot to beat the Dodgers to advance to world series

    424. Paul says:

      Sheeple: The October surprise is Nuclear Winter so the elections won’t really matter anymore.

    425. Paul says:

      Tgca: My comment about anti-American leftists was not in connection with anyone on this board. It was in response to seeing people online who blame America first for everything.

    426. DW says:

      NYCmike, my only serious guesses were 1, 4, 7, and 8. The other were jokes.

    427. jan says:

      DW #7:is already a mute prediction as gas here in CA is now over $6 a gal.

    428. Tgca says:

      NYC

      Sorry! I don’t see much difference in the voters in 4 of the 5 boroughs. Staten Island is the only one worth saving me thinks.

    429. DW says:

      “DW #7:is already a mute prediction as gas here in CA is now over $6 a gal.”

      The riddle is over an Oct surprise that impact the elections in the United States. California is a foreign country.

    430. Tgca says:

      438. Paul

      Fair. I think these people are mostly a product of a radical indoctrinating educational system and wokeness.

      Like most countries, the US has had its share of failures,
      missteps and mistakes but at least in most cases we fought against regimes much worse and more harmful to the world.

    431. DW says:

      “The NFL Tries to Explain Why It Has Only 3 Black Head Coaches”

      How about each team just goes out there and gets the BEST QUALIFIED coach they can get for the money and they don’t care if the person is man, woman, black, white, green, or purple.

    432. Paul says:

      Lizzo would be a fine coach.

    433. Tina says:

      Yes bitterlaw, but what happens if we are attacked?

      Glad that the Ccp and other sheot holes are getting our oil too,

      Btw, I just paid $6.75 a gallon.

    434. Tina says:

      We just got embarrassed in the un over the Russian annexation vote.

      China, India, and Brazil abstained.

    435. Bitterlaw says:

      Tina – If the US is attacked, I would expect that we could use everything that was not sent to Ukraine. You know, little things like American troops, American armor, American air power, American naval forces…..

    436. NYCmike says:

      “As President Donald J. Trump’s longtime policy adviser Stephen Miller repeatedly pleaded: McConnell should have demanded a continuing resolution through Feb. 1 — beyond the wingspans of lame ducks — and insisted on adding this sentence: “No federal funds shall be spent to relocate illegal aliens away from the southern border.”

      Alternatively, McConnell could have added, “No federal funds shall be spent to hire 87,000 new IRS agents, as established in the IRA.”

      Or: “No federal funds shall be spent by the IRA’s 87,000 new IRS agents to audit any taxpayer who earns less than $400,000 annually.”

      Any of those votes would have forced Democrats out of their bunkers and into the open. If they voted “yes,” then hallelujah. If they voted “no,” the GOP would force the Big Media to discuss Democratic recklessness on the “border,” lust for new IRS agents, and desire to unleash these agents against middle-class taxpayers.”

      -Let’s see if the usual suspects will just ignore these suggestions as silly and “showboating”.

    437. BayernFan says:

      426….

      Stock market crash

    438. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      NEW
      @CookPolitical
      House Ratings:

      Republicans 212
      Democrats 193
      Toss-Up 30

    439. BayernFan says:

      426….

      Trumps deposition starts the 19th

    440. BayernFan says:

      426….

      People will start getting their quarterly retirement account statements in the middle of October.

    441. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      BayernFan wins the prize as per his statement in #454.
      Starting in the middle of October millions of voters will receive their 401(k), IRA etc statements for the third quarter of the year. The stock and bond markets tanked. I suspect that a majority of the recipients will react with anger and anguish.
      Also, the third quarter GDP reading will be released late in the month. Growth will be weak.

    442. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      While Putin pontificates, the Ukrainians are fighting a war.

      Let’s see how Tucker Carlson spins this as another Putin victory — oh wait, Carlson has dropped his claim the Ukrainians are losing, and now claims the evil Ukrainians are seeking regime change in Moscow, and that there needs to be a cease fire:

      “Ukraine has encircled thousands of Russian troops at the eastern town of Lyman, a bastion that is critical for Moscow, in an operation that is still under way, according to a Ukrainian military spokesperson.

      The capture of the town, which Russia has used as a logistics and transport hub for its operations in the north of the Donetsk region, would be a major new setback for the Kremlin’s plan to seize all of the industrial Donbas region.”

    443. Bitterlaw says:

      428. Tgca says people don’t want Russia to win but have different plans on how to address the war. So, the assignment is to state your plan. Here is my plan:

      The US and NATO keep sending weapons to Ukraine so the Ukrainians can launch a massive counter-attack that drives out every Russian back to the pre-invasion borders. Anything less is a victory by Putin and surrender by Ukraine.

    444. Phil says:

      6.75 a gallon?

      I thought gas prices were on the decline.

      Two and a half months ago we hit 4.60 a gallon here. I think it was 3.10 a gallon a couple of days ago so we’re down a buck fifty. Are gas prices on the way back up? If so, why so much higher in parts of California? Is it the state tax on a gallon of gas out there, special blends unique to California, or is it something else?

    445. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      457. Agree with your plan, and polls show the majority of the American people do too.

    446. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      #458-Phil How went the TX Governor’s debate last night?

    447. Wes says:

      The liberals in this video and accompanying Tweet thread really scare me. They’re braindead sheep revealing their cultic devotion to their party and dripping racism:

      https://mobile.twitter.com/elaadeliahu/status/1574900001989398528?s=20&t=_3vPF_NfNhalcwLQS2utZQ

    448. Wes says:

      I just noticed Tgca typed this:

      If Reagan had tried to run prior to 1980, he would not have won and been a footnote in CA history.

      You can’t have much more revisionist history than that.

    449. Tgca says:

      462

      Reagan would not have won the presidency in the 1970s because the mood of the country was not on the side of conservatism yet. He did not finish his conversion to conservatism until the 1970s. He was passing lefty legislation in CA though the 1960s. Think the largest ever CA tax increase or the passage of ABORTION rights which he later acknowledged was a mistake.

      He was mentored by Goldwater and others so by the time 1980 came around, both he and the country were ready for an alternative conservative agenda and one who could communicate it well. Reagan did NOT come up with these conservative ideas, he was a student of it mentored by others and became the communicator of them.

      I suggest you go back and read actual history and stop relying on the idolatry that many today regurgitate about the likes of Reagan and JFK, two presidents whose accomplishments do not support such idolatry.

    450. Hugh says:

      Sometime next week Oz will be leading in predictit and a poll or two. Uncle fester has got to be the biggest joke running this year.

    451. jason says:

      MSNBC host: “I just wanted to check in and see how you’re doing.”

      John Fetterman: “It’s not about kicking balls in the authority or anything.”

    452. jason says:

      “The US and NATO keep sending weapons to Ukraine so the Ukrainians can launch a massive counter-attack that drives out every Russian back to the pre-invasion borders. Anything less is a victory by Putin and surrender by Ukraine”

      Yes, the alternative would be much more expensive. And even then since the displacement of millions of people and all the destruction of the economy and infrastructure, bombings, shelling, civilian deaths, rapes, torture, exiles, etc. have occurred on Ukrainian soil it won’t be a “victory”. At best it will be “survival”.

    453. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      Ukrainians have taken Lyman. The Russians fled:

      “Russian troops withdraw from Lyman as Ukraine forces enter town.
      Ukrainian forces entered the eastern Russian stronghold of Lyman on Saturday after encircling thousands of Russian troops, Kyiv has said.

      Moscow has confirmed that its forces have left the town it had been using as a front-line supply hub. The state-owned RIA Novosti agency quoted the Russian defence ministry as saying that “due to the threat of encirclement”, Russian soldiers had “retreated to more advantageous lines”.

    454. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      “Explosions reported at a Russian airbase in occupied Crimea. According to the Russian-appointed head of occupied Sevastopol, “an emergency situation occurred at the Belbek airfield.” The Belbek military airfield is located just outside of occupied Sevastopol.”

    455. jason says:

      You can’t have much more revisionist history than that.”

      Really.

      Tgca’s revisionism of history is really a joke.

      Reagan was already a conservative in the 50’s, and became officially a Republican in 1962 and was an active conservative spokesman for Goldwater in 1964.

      From then on he energized the conservative movement in the US and was an influential writer and speaker for conservative causes. From the mid 50’s onwards Reagan was a doctrinaire conservative, and in fact his work as a GE spokesman was to extol the role of capitalism and free enterprise.

      “In 1957 he spoke again in similar terms but with a crucial twist. America, he declared, was engaged in an “irreconcilable conflict” between “those who believe in the sanctity of individual freedom and those who believe in the supremacy of the state.” But the threat, he now asserted, was found not just abroad but here at home. “[A] great many of our freedoms have been lost,” he contended, and it was not “an outside enemy” that had taken them. “It’s just that there is something inherent in government which makes it, when it isn’t controlled, continue to grow.” “Remember,” he warned, “that every government service, every offer of government financed security, is paid for in the loss of personal freedom.” Whenever anyone urges you to “let the government do it, analyze very carefully to see whether the suggested service is worth the personal freedom which you must forego in return for such service.”

      With these words Ronald Reagan effectively crossed the political Rubicon. During the next half dozen years, he articulated his message with increasing vehemence and alarm. Speaking before the Executives’ Club of Chicago in the spring of 1958, he declared that “the revolution of our times is collectivism,” “the tendency of all of us to turn to the government for the answer to everything—centralizing of authority in one central body of government.” He castigated the nation’s tax code as the “machine” of this “revolution.” A year later, at a dinner in Schenectady, New York, he took issue with those who claimed that taxes could not be cut until government spending was cut first. “No government in history,” he rejoined, “has ever voluntarily reduced itself in size. Government does not tax to get the money it needs; government always finds a need for the money it gets.” Americans were losing their freedom, he told a GE interviewer afterward. The government’s tax burden on the economy was endangering “our private enterprise system.”

      A few months later, in a letter to Vice President Richard Nixon, Reagan reported his amazement at the reaction his set speech was getting from audiences around the nation. He was “convinced” that “a groundswell of economic conservatism” was “building up” and that it “could reverse the entire tide of present day ‘statism.’”[74] “Economic conservatism”: for the first time, perhaps, he used this term to describe his new identity. Ronald Reagan had become a man of the right.

      By 1960, Reagan later wrote, he “had completed the process of self-conversion.” It was a revealing phrase. No outside proselytizer, he seemed to suggest, had led him down the sawdust trail. No one else had coaxed or compelled him to switch direction. Instead, by a long and arduous process, he had changed himself.

      But there had been a supporting cast, as it were, in the final act of his ideological transformation. By the time Reagan’s affiliation with General Electric ended, in 1962, he had visited every one of its 135 (or more) plants. In his eight years of work as GE’s “good-will ambassador,” he had delivered more than nine thousand extemporaneous speeches and had shaken the hands of at least 250,000 people. In the words of one of his General Electric associates, Reagan had been “saturated—marinated—in middle America.”[ Out of this immersion in the dreams, frustrations, and grievances of ordinary Americans had come a libertarian, populistic conservative with a mission.”

    456. Wes says:

      Tgca says:
      October 1, 2022 at 10:37 am
      462

      Reagan would not have won the presidency in the 1970s because the mood of the country was not on the side of conservatism yet. He did not finish his conversion to conservatism until the 1970s. He was passing lefty legislation in CA though the 1960s. Think the largest ever CA tax increase or the passage of ABORTION rights which he later acknowledged was a mistake.

      He was mentored by Goldwater and others so by the time 1980 came around, both he and the country were ready for an alternative conservative agenda and one who could communicate it well. Reagan did NOT come up with these conservative ideas, he was a student of it mentored by others and became the communicator of them.

      I suggest you go back and read actual history and stop relying on the idolatry that many today regurgitate about the likes of Reagan and JFK, two presidents whose accomplishments do not support such idolatry.

      I suggest YOU read actual history before making a farcical claim. Here are your exact words:

      If Reagan had tried to run prior to 1980, he would not have won and been a footnote in CA history.

      This of course shows your ignorance of actual history since Reagan ran TWICE–in 1968 and 1976–before 1980. Despite his losses to Nixon and Ford, he manifestly did not become a footnote in California history as you claimed.

    457. DW says:

      WICONSIN

      Data for Progress (D)

      Johnson 50
      Barnes 48

      Michels 48
      Evers 47

      https://twitter.com/DataProgress/status/1575879660436869125

      When a Dem pollster cannot get a Dem lead in a purple state….

    458. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      “Josh Kraushaar
      @JoshKraushaar
      ·
      1h
      “A week after he argued the opposite, FiveThirtyEight’s Nate Silver says some evidence of a political rebound for Republicans is growing…”

    459. Wes says:

      2018 excepted, WI has trended toward the GOP during the last few midterms, DW. That Barnes has already thrown out the race card confirms the state of the Senate race as demonstrated in the polls.

      Defeating Evers for reelection will be helpful as it will be one step toward offsetting guaranteed gubernatorial losses in MA and MD.

    460. Wes says:

      Translation, Sheep:

      Silver is running away from his own predictions and actually trying to get things right after he failed to set a narrative.

    461. Cash Cow TM says:

      LOL.

      The MSM-LSD NEVER STOP AT THEIR POLITICAL TILT

      **********************************************
      HEADLINES TODAY

      MSNBC
      yesterday at 5:24 PM
      “DeSantis seeking storm aid he once opposed for other states”

      “President of the National Action Network Rev. Al Sharpton and former RNC Chairman Michael Steele on Florida Governor Ron DeSantis asking President Biden for hurricane aid despite opposing help for Hurricane Sandy victims while in Congress…”
      _____________________________________

      “Joe Biden Hits Record High Approval Rating Thanks to Women”

      __________________________________________

      “MSN
      Raskin: ‘Remarkable” that Ginnie Thomas still believes election was stolen”
      ________________________________________

      “Trump officials sabotaged the Biden transition in petty ways, including stuffing photos of Hunter Biden into an air conditioning unit, book says”
      ______________________________________________

      “‘There are real lives at stake here’: Jill Biden expresses anger at those who engage in political stunts
      Associated Press – 12h ago”

    462. Cash Cow TM says:

      One more:

      “Shying from Trump, ex-Maine Gov. Paul LePage seeks job back
      By DAVID SHARP, Associated Press – 3h ago”
      ______________________________
      Of course, the AP has THOUSANDS of articles with headlines saying ” Dem candidate X shying away from Biden/”

      Right?

    463. Paul says:

      So since Lyman is now part of Russia. Ukraine is attacking and taking over parts of Russia. I think we can suspect Russia’s suggestion of tactical nukes if Russia is attacked is a bunch of bluff.

    464. BayernFan says:

      Reagan ran for President in 1968 (at Miami Convention) and in 1976 (winning more popular primary votes than President Ford but narrowly losing at the Kansas City convention).

    465. Robbie says:

      Juliet Eilperin
      @eilperin
      Trump escalates attacks on McConnell with “DEATH WISH” post and racist slur about the GOP leader’s wife, by @iarnsdorf

      https://t.co/jBguLCp7Dp

      – And yet Jason fraud, Phil, and the rest would be tickled pink to have this twice impeached scumbag be the nominee for a third straight time.

      But at least this wins over the white working class voters, right?

    466. Wes says:

      Ivan Moore has Murkowski clobbering Tshibaka 57-43.

      I can believe that.

      It has Dunleavy winning reelection 53-47.

      That’s plausible.

      It has Peltola beating Begich 54-46.

      This I find problematic since Peltola is not an entrenched incumbent but in fact won with -40% in a split field in a state Biden is not popular in and didn’t carry. Eight years ago, Ivan Moore put out a poll shortly before Election Day saying Mark Begich would win. Of course Sullivan ousted Begich by 2%.

    467. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      478. After Putin’s nuclear threat, the U.S./NATO made it very clear that the Ukraine had the right to militarily regain it’s territory back that Putin occupied, and that Putin’s annexation meant nothing.

      The reason Putin’s stooges like Tucker Carlson and MacGregor are advocating so hard for a cease fire is Putin is desperate to stop the Ukrainians as they advance. The fact the Ukrainians took back Lyman so quickly, barely giving Russians time to flee, shows how bad Putin’s position is now. Rumblings are the Ukrainians may soon retake Kherson as well.

      If Putin were ever uses tactical nuclear weapons in the Ukraine, he will be dead with 24 hours.

    468. jason says:

      “This of course shows your ignorance of actual history since Reagan ran TWICE–in 1968 and 1976–before 1980. Despite his losses to Nixon and Ford, he manifestly did not become a footnote in California history as you claimed.”

      Damm, wes absolutely tears Tgca a new a-hole.

    469. jason says:

      And yet Jason fraud, Phil, and the rest would be tickled pink to have this twice impeached scumbag be the nominee for a third straight time.”

      Absolutely, since he has 10 times more character and integrity than either you or your icon Joe Biden.

    470. jason says:

      But at least this wins over the white working class voters, right?”

      Trump won over all types of working class voters, that is why he won.

      I know you hate them, but your party of country club elitist Republicans is dead and not coming back.

    471. jason says:

      Amoral Scumbag hardest hit.

      “Former Arizona Republican Senate candidate Jim Lamon stumped for Republican nominee Blake Masters in front of the Sun City West Republican Club on Saturday morning.

      Masters won the primary with 40.2 percent of the vote, with Lamon in second place with 28.1 percent, according to the Associated Press.

      “We all have to stand united,” Lamon said. “Just like Marxists do.”

      ”We might not all agree on everything, but we can all agree that our country needs us,” he continued.

      “I stand full square by Blake,” he added, and said he’ll be making a maximum donation to him.

    472. Phil says:

      Your party of country club elitist Republicans is dead and not coming back.

      Something the Karl Roves and Robbie’s of the world just don’t get.

    473. Bitterlaw says:

      If the future of the Republican Party is working class individuals, can I get a waiver to stay in it? I do work 60+ hours per week and I never belonged to a country club.