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4 minutes ago, TexArcher said:

But I do think Kamala can be that strong leader who offers a real alternative.  I just want her to come back to the middle on some things.  Or let Joe be the guy.  They can win.  I don't think Bernie or Liz can win.  I like them both, but they're a big risk.

The bigger the risk, the bigger the reward.  

Biden is a joke and the backlash to a black woman president will be worse than Obama.  Don’t get me wrong, I’ll be happy with President Harris and I’d find some satisfaction in seeing the racists lose their fucking minds but I actually see Bernie and Liz as the safer plays.  Even the polls are starting to reflect this, but electability is bullshit, especially right now.

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5 minutes ago, atomheartbevo said:

The good news is that AOC is going to continue baiting Trump to keep saying racist shit.  She is up for the challenge.  I was ambivalent about her before, but she’s doing a great job of baiting him.  

I thought they did really well letting Rep. Omar do a lot of the harsh talking today.  Those words in that accent - the fat man's gonna lose his shit.

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Fox News headline right now: "Ilhan Omar delivers heated, profanity-laced attack on President Trump."

You can't make this shit up.  She quotes Trump and they go after her for using profanity.

 

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23 minutes ago, Hugo Stiglitz said:

It’s not going to be enough to just beat Trump.  Someone is going to need to overhaul the corrupt system that got us here and clean up Trump’s mess so we don’t get Don Jr in 2024.  

 

It ain't gonna be Don Jr. He's a fucking imbecile. It has ALWAYS been Ivanka. Shit, Trump Co. never really expected to win in '16. They were paving the way for Ivanka. Then the shitstorm happens and here we are. Trump knows the only way to sustain his legacyis to have an offspring elected. Why do you think Ivanka is photo bombing the G20 summit?

Trump is the "oh shit, we pulled it off" moment for the GOP. Ivanka is their White Knight. A pure, vapid, silicon injected mouthpiece to do their bidding. 

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3 minutes ago, GhostOfTomJoad said:

It ain't gonna be Don Jr. He's a fucking imbecile. It has ALWAYS been Ivanka. Shit, Trump Co. never really expected to win in '16. They were paving the way for Ivanka. Then the shitstorm happens and here we are. Trump knows the only way to sustain his legacyis to have an offspring elected. Why do you think Ivanka is photo bombing the G20 summit?

Trump is the "oh shit, we pulled it off" moment for the GOP. Ivanka is their White Knight. A pure, vapid, silicon injected mouthpiece to do their bidding. 

You’re right it won’t be Don Jr.  it will be someone much worse, like a young Mitch McConnell. 

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23 minutes ago, atomheartbevo said:

Hillary ain’t running.  There is nobody in the field that comes close to generating the hate that Hillary did.  

Hillary is eminently hateable by the Rs thanks to 3 decades of talk radio and Fox. However, a big part of that indoctrination has been demonizing anything librul.

Calling the D nominee a Socialist a few thousand times will make many undecideds pull the lever for Trump.

Edited by retread

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29 minutes ago, bolverk said:

For what it's worth, which is nothing, Flake said he hopes Trump will lose in 2020 during an NPR interview this evening. While I couldn't hear his brows furrowing, the sadness in his voice was unmistakable. It was almost as if he had some real regrets about not taking a stand sooner and now understands how dire this situation really is.

Too little too late. Fuck him. 

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1 minute ago, WhatTheBuck said:

Too little too late. Fuck him. 

I would subscribe to your newsletter.

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7 minutes ago, retread said:

Hillary is eminently hateable by the Rs thanks to 3 decades of talk radio and Fox. However, a big part of that indoctrination has been demonizing anything librul.

Calling the D nominee a Socialist a few thousand times will make many undecideds pull the lever for Trump.

which D nominee isn't  LOlz.

"Give the world our shit" is the proclamation.  Followed by "we so guiltridden, we caaan't stand it." 

Don't be embarrassed by who you are.  Own it.

Edited by slorch

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2 minutes ago, slorch said:

which D nominee isn't  LOlz.

"Give the world our shit" is the proclamation.  Followed by "we so guiltridden, we caaan't stand it." 

Don't be embarrassed by who you are.  Own it.

Remember kids, when the government helps people of color, it's socialism.

When the government helps old white people, it's MAGA.

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3 minutes ago, slorch said:

which D nominee isn't  LOlz.

"Give the world our shit" is the proclamation.  Followed by "we so guiltridden, we caaan't stand it." 

Don't be embarrassed by who you are.  Own it.

You clearly aren't embarrassed to be a racist shitbag.

Props for owning it.

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Just now, Message Board User said:

Remember kids, when the government helps people of color, it's socialism.

When the government helps old white people, it's MAGA.

The Party of Perpetual Poverty ain't exactly helpin folks...but keep choking that chicken.

 

Love your work in the inner cities.

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Just now, slorch said:

The Party of Perpetual Poverty ain't exactly helpin folks...but keep choking that chicken.

 

Love your work in the inner cities.

Love your work in the rural south. Very nice. Things are going well there.

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1 minute ago, slorch said:

The Party of Perpetual Poverty ain't exactly helpin folks...but keep choking that chicken.

 

Love your work in the inner cities.

How's rural America doing these days?

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35 minutes ago, henrygandorf said:

what about the bloc of people that voted "against hillary" and just didn't know much about what type of president trump would be?

you think they've spent the last 3 years falling in love with trump the president?

The Gary Johnson voters and non-voters will be a big factor in 2020

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The Party of Perpetual Poverty ain't exactly helpin folks...but keep choking that chicken.
 
Love your work in the inner cities.

Still waiting for you to show your work on the whole dependency thing.

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Edit:  I disagree strongly with his take on the victims of systematic institutional racism being driven by resentment towards boorish people no matter how much affirmative action they get.  I mean, there's a reason he's a lifelong Republican.  But everything else is great. 

Edited by Mojo Hand

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1 minute ago, Bozo_Casanova said:


Still waiting for you to show your work on the whole dependency thing.

still in denial?

ain't my problem yo.

GOP hates the browns...but they are working at a higher clip than virtually any time in the country's history...aside from when the Dems were slaving their asses.

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2 minutes ago, slorch said:

still in denial?

ain't my problem yo.

GOP hates the browns...but they are working at a higher clip than virtually any time in the country's history...aside from when the Dems were slaving their asses.

Thanks Obama.

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2 hours ago, Brisketexan said:

September?  Dude, keep up....

He's a white nationalist piece of shit.  He's nothing more than that.  And nothing less.

and anyone who is not openly and actively calling for his immediate removal from office, well, sorry, but they are too.  the end. 

we can have a real debate about whether or not that should be by force or by other measures, but anyone not advocating for the immediate end of his tenure is a complete POS as a citizen and a human being, at best.

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9 minutes ago, slorch said:

still in denial?

ain't my problem yo.

GOP hates the browns...but they are working at a higher clip than virtually any time in the country's history...aside from when the Dems were slaving their asses.

I think you're lost - you're probably looking for the website below:

https://texags.com/forums/16

 

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The thing that baffles me the most is the folks that think policy makes one shit of difference in an general election for President.   It doesn’t.  I know we like to think it matters and for the primaries it does matter a little to separate the candidates but for the general election, the only thing that matters is messaging that resonates with voters.  The candidate has to be an inspiring salesperson. 

The Republicans are going to do what they’re going to do regardless of the nominee.  Biden will be open borders Joseph Stalin if he’s the nominee.  So this whole, “Dems shouldn’t go too far left” is really just corporate horse shit being pushed so they get to protect their wealth and keep fucking up our country. 

Ideology is irrelevant and Trump winning in 2016 proves this better than anything.

Edited by Hugo Stiglitz

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1 minute ago, 6th Street said:

I think you're lost - you're probably looking for the website below:

https://texags.com/forums/16

 

sorry to disrupt the hate fest and the celebratory back slapping at your self-annointed compassion...

 

That perpetuates poverty for non-whites.

 

aggy is the cult  that clings to failure and touts itself as being innately better than the other side.  seems like the home for you leftists. 

So elitely intelligent and hyper-loving and all.

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12 minutes ago, Mojo Hand said:

Edit:  I disagree strongly with his take on the victims of systematic institutional racism being driven by resentment towards boorish people no matter how much affirmative action they get.  I mean, there's a reasons he's a lifelong Republican.  But everything else is great. 

 

George Conway III is just as full of shit as Flake, Collins and Murkowski. If he meant what he is saying, he would divorce Kellyanne. She's elbow deep in the evil and he's playing the other side so they are good no matter what side wins. 

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2 minutes ago, suddenly shaggy said:

 

George Conway III is just as full of shit as Flake, Collins and Murkowski. If he meant what he is saying, he would divorce Kellyanne. She's elbow deep in the evil and he's playing the other side so they are good no matter what side wins. 

Not really.   Flake, Collins, and Murkowski can barely muster a furrowed brow.   George Conway is as vocally anti-Trump as it gets, left the Republican party over it, and is the founder of  group of anti-Trump conservatives.   The marriage situation is weird, but they have four little children, which is more than enough reason for many people to stay married. 

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26 minutes ago, slorch said:

still in denial?

ain't my problem yo.

GOP hates the browns...but they are working at a higher clip than virtually any time in the country's history...aside from when the Dems were slaving their asses.

Without Trump, African American unemployment would've never turned the corner.

https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/LNS14000006

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2 minutes ago, Mojo Hand said:

Not really.   Flake, Collins, and Murkowski can barely muster a furrowed brow.   George Conway is as vocally anti-Trump as it gets, left the Republican party over it, and is the founder of  group of anti-Trump conservatives.   The marriage situation is weird, but they have four little children, which is more than enough reason for many people to stay married. 

If he believed the things he is saying, he should be divorcing her and asking for sole custody instead of letting the mouthpiece for an evil administration brainwash his children. 

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When did Lindsey Graham become such a major ass hole? I used to think he was a basically decent guy, with some sense of understanding and caring, but it's like his personality took a major downward turn. I don't get it. Is this all about getting reelected? I hope South Carolina get's a spine and smarts and gets rid of this jerk.

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still in denial?
ain't my problem yo.
GOP hates the browns...but they are working at a higher clip than virtually any time in the country's history...aside from when the Dems were slaving their asses.

Yawn. If you were less partisan you could stop pantsing yourself.

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3 minutes ago, suddenly shaggy said:

If he believed the things he is saying, he should be divorcing her and asking for sole custody instead of letting the mouthpiece for an evil administration brainwash his children. 

That doesn't follow at all.   First, he's not getting sole custody on that basis.  At best it would be a huge chance to take.  And his opinions on Trump aren't inconsistent with wanting to raise his kids in a two-parent home.   He may just be doing his best and waiting for them to get older before splitting. 

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2 minutes ago, Brandywine said:

When did Lindsey Graham become such a major ass hole? I used to think he was a basically decent guy, with some sense of understanding and caring, but it's like his personality took a major downward turn. I don't get it. Is this all about getting reelected? I hope South Carolina get's a spine and smarts and gets rid of this jerk.

It’s access to power.  He’s addicted to it.  Woodward’s Fear book kinda touches on Lindsey’s transformation to Trump fluffer. 

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48 minutes ago, retread said:

Seriously, fuck Jeff Flake for caving on BK. Same for Collins.

You mean the character assassination of a good man with the flimsiest of accusations. RINOs like him have been purged. We have new talent like Ron DeSantis in FL waiting in the wings with very high approval ratings to continue the nationalist agenda.

Kavanaugh Fight Was No ‘Win’

The left savaged a man’s reputation and America’s institutions—and paid no price for its indecency.

By 

Mollie Hemingway and 

Carrie Severino 

July 14, 2019 4:37 pm ET
ED-AY795_HEMING_GR_20190710144657.jpg
A protester disrupts Justice Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill, Sept. 4, 2018. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

When the Senate confirmed Brett Kavanaugh 50-48, it was a victory over American politics’ most vicious smear campaign in decades. Or was it? The left failed to keep Judge Kavanaugh off the Supreme Court, but it did irrevocable damage to his reputation and to America’s institutions—for which it has paid no price.

The left opposed Judge Kavanaugh from the start. Minutes after President Trump named him, leftist groups had dispatched protesters to the Supreme Court’s steps. Weeks later, activists flew into Washington, where they received training in how to disrupt the confirmation hearings and cash to pay bail. Hundreds were arrested even before Christine Blasey Ford’s claim of teenage sexual assault became public.

Democratic Judiciary Committee members flagrantly disregarded Senate rules and norms. Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California circumvented the well-established confidential investigative process designed to protect accusers. Instead she sat on Ms. Ford’s allegations until it was clear that other means wouldn’t block Judge Kavanaugh’s confirmation. More than a month earlier, Mrs. Feinstein had personally connected Ms. Ford to Debra Katz, a high-powered—and highly partisan—Washington lawyer. Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey violated longstanding Senate rules by releasing confidential documents, then boasted: “This is about the closest I’ll probably ever have in my life to an ‘I am Spartacus’ moment.” 

Sen. Kamala Harris of California baselessly insinuated that Judge Kavanaugh was hiding improper discussions about the Mueller investigation. Later, Sen. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii was heard crowing to Ms. Harris about what a great idea it had been to have Ms. Ford wear a blue suit and ask for a Coca-Cola —staged parallels to Anita Hill’s teal suit and unproven 1991 claim that future Justice Clarence Thomas once made an untoward comment about a Coke can. 

Journalists avidly joined the anti-Kavanaugh campaign. The Washington Post published the first interview with Ms. Ford, in which it obscured her shifting details about the number of boys and girls present on the night of the purported assault. The New Yorker ran a lengthy story on an allegation against Judge Kavanaugh that a Yale classmate offered “after six days of carefully assessing her memories and consulting with her attorney.” 

NBC News sat for weeks on its own reporting that showed a supposed witness provided by attorney Michael Avenatti denied his account of her allegations. When two women angrily confronted then-Sen. Jeff Flake, an Arizona Republican, in an elevator, CNN correspondents praised them uncritically without reporting that one was a professional activist. 

There has been little accountability for all this dishonesty and unprofessionalism. The Judiciary Committee referred some false accusers to the Justice Department, but none have been prosecuted. The Senate hasn’t investigated the leak of Ms. Ford’s accusation. The Ethics Committee reviewed Mr. Booker’s violations of confidentiality and “determined that no further action is appropriate.”

The media’s malpractice no doubt has contributed to a general climate of distrust, but no one was fired or humiliated for throwing out journalistic standards. Instead, journalists gave each other awards for their one-sided coverage. 

True, four Democratic senators who voted against Justice Kavanaugh were defeated last November. One of them, Missouri’s Claire McCaskill, said later that she’d been hurt by “the spectacle that occurred.” But those who orchestrated the spectacle remain in office, and Sen. Harris has emerged as a leading contender for the Democratic presidential nomination.

If you think the Kavanaugh battle ended in victory, ask yourself what will happen if Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat becomes vacant. Is there any chance the left would treat a Trump nominee with an iota of decency or restraint?

Ms. Hemingway and Ms. Severino are co-authors of “Justice on Trial: The Kavanaugh Confirmation and the Future of the Supreme Court.”

 

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4 minutes ago, Mojo Hand said:

That doesn't follow at all.   First, he's not getting sole custody on that basis.  At best it would be a huge chance to take.  And his opinions on Trump aren't inconsistent with wanting to raise his kids in a two-parent home.   He may just be doing his best and waiting for them to get older before splitting. 

Agree to disagree then. His wife is a professional liar and she is instilling those values in his children when they are young and impressionable. 

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1 hour ago, Hugo Stiglitz said:

The bigger the risk, the bigger the reward.  

Biden is a joke and the backlash to a black woman president will be worse than Obama.  Don’t get me wrong, I’ll be happy with President Harris and I’d find some satisfaction in seeing the racists lose their fucking minds but I actually see Bernie and Liz as the safer plays.  Even the polls are starting to reflect this, but electability is bullshit, especially right now.

Sample size of one, but my conservative leaning wife thinks Elizabeth Warren is awesome.  I think my wife would probably vote for the reanimated corpse of Gus Hall over Trump, but she loves Warren.

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5 minutes ago, Iconoclast Texan said:

You mean the character assassination of a good man with the flimsiest of accusations. RINOs like him have been purged. We have new talent like Ron DeSantis in FL waiting in the wings with very high approval ratings to continue the nationalist agenda.

 

  Reveal hidden contents

 

Kavanaugh Fight Was No ‘Win’

The left savaged a man’s reputation and America’s institutions—and paid no price for its indecency.

By 

Mollie Hemingway and 

Carrie Severino 

July 14, 2019 4:37 pm ET
ED-AY795_HEMING_GR_20190710144657.jpg

A protester disrupts Justice Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill, Sept. 4, 2018. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

When the Senate confirmed Brett Kavanaugh 50-48, it was a victory over American politics’ most vicious smear campaign in decades. Or was it? The left failed to keep Judge Kavanaugh off the Supreme Court, but it did irrevocable damage to his reputation and to America’s institutions—for which it has paid no price.

The left opposed Judge Kavanaugh from the start. Minutes after President Trump named him, leftist groups had dispatched protesters to the Supreme Court’s steps. Weeks later, activists flew into Washington, where they received training in how to disrupt the confirmation hearings and cash to pay bail. Hundreds were arrested even before Christine Blasey Ford’s claim of teenage sexual assault became public.

Democratic Judiciary Committee members flagrantly disregarded Senate rules and norms. Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California circumvented the well-established confidential investigative process designed to protect accusers. Instead she sat on Ms. Ford’s allegations until it was clear that other means wouldn’t block Judge Kavanaugh’s confirmation. More than a month earlier, Mrs. Feinstein had personally connected Ms. Ford to Debra Katz, a high-powered—and highly partisan—Washington lawyer. Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey violated longstanding Senate rules by releasing confidential documents, then boasted: “This is about the closest I’ll probably ever have in my life to an ‘I am Spartacus’ moment.” 

Sen. Kamala Harris of California baselessly insinuated that Judge Kavanaugh was hiding improper discussions about the Mueller investigation. Later, Sen. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii was heard crowing to Ms. Harris about what a great idea it had been to have Ms. Ford wear a blue suit and ask for a Coca-Cola —staged parallels to Anita Hill’s teal suit and unproven 1991 claim that future Justice Clarence Thomas once made an untoward comment about a Coke can. 

Journalists avidly joined the anti-Kavanaugh campaign. The Washington Post published the first interview with Ms. Ford, in which it obscured her shifting details about the number of boys and girls present on the night of the purported assault. The New Yorker ran a lengthy story on an allegation against Judge Kavanaugh that a Yale classmate offered “after six days of carefully assessing her memories and consulting with her attorney.” 

NBC News sat for weeks on its own reporting that showed a supposed witness provided by attorney Michael Avenatti denied his account of her allegations. When two women angrily confronted then-Sen. Jeff Flake, an Arizona Republican, in an elevator, CNN correspondents praised them uncritically without reporting that one was a professional activist. 

There has been little accountability for all this dishonesty and unprofessionalism. The Judiciary Committee referred some false accusers to the Justice Department, but none have been prosecuted. The Senate hasn’t investigated the leak of Ms. Ford’s accusation. The Ethics Committee reviewed Mr. Booker’s violations of confidentiality and “determined that no further action is appropriate.”

The media’s malpractice no doubt has contributed to a general climate of distrust, but no one was fired or humiliated for throwing out journalistic standards. Instead, journalists gave each other awards for their one-sided coverage. 

True, four Democratic senators who voted against Justice Kavanaugh were defeated last November. One of them, Missouri’s Claire McCaskill, said later that she’d been hurt by “the spectacle that occurred.” But those who orchestrated the spectacle remain in office, and Sen. Harris has emerged as a leading contender for the Democratic presidential nomination.

If you think the Kavanaugh battle ended in victory, ask yourself what will happen if Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat becomes vacant. Is there any chance the left would treat a Trump nominee with an iota of decency or restraint?

Ms. Hemingway and Ms. Severino are co-authors of “Justice on Trial: The Kavanaugh Confirmation and the Future of the Supreme Court.”

 

 

Go back to your own country. /s

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6 minutes ago, LongestHorn said:

 

Are you pretending not to be a Trumpkin troll now? It's far too late for that dude. 

Also, it's really fucked up that the German propaganda has the women in normal clothing and our propaganda photo shows them in prison garb. Real subtle ICE. 

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15 minutes ago, Iconoclast Texan said:

You mean the character assassination of a good man with the flimsiest of accusations. RINOs like him have been purged. We have new talent like Ron DeSantis in FL waiting in the wings with very high approval ratings to continue the nationalist agenda.

Do you hear yourself?

Do you know what you sound like?

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1 hour ago, slorch said:

The Party of Perpetual Poverty ain't exactly helpin folks...but keep choking that chicken.

 

Love your work in the inner cities.

Jesus, dude.  Just shut the hell up every once in a while.  You must be infinite cat, because you've shot your own dick off way more than 9 times and yet here you are, serving up yet another lame-brained take.

Good lord.  Have some self respect.

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3 minutes ago, jimmyjazz said:

Jesus, dude.  Just shut the hell up every once in a while.  You must be infinite cat, because you've shot your own dick off way more than 9 times and yet here you are, serving up yet another lame-brained take.

Good lord.  Have some self respect.

That's not fair.  If you were slorch, would you respect yourself? 

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5 minutes ago, TexArcher said:

Do you hear yourself?

Do you know what you sound like?

An inbred halfwit incel in a tailored Texans jersey and a beer gut? 

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26 minutes ago, Iconoclast Texan said:

You mean the character assassination of a good man with the flimsiest of accusations. RINOs like him have been purged. We have new talent like Ron DeSantis in FL waiting in the wings with very high approval ratings to continue the nationalist agenda.

 

  Reveal hidden contents

 

Kavanaugh Fight Was No ‘Win’

The left savaged a man’s reputation and America’s institutions—and paid no price for its indecency.

By 

Mollie Hemingway and 

Carrie Severino 

July 14, 2019 4:37 pm ET
ED-AY795_HEMING_GR_20190710144657.jpg

A protester disrupts Justice Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill, Sept. 4, 2018. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

When the Senate confirmed Brett Kavanaugh 50-48, it was a victory over American politics’ most vicious smear campaign in decades. Or was it? The left failed to keep Judge Kavanaugh off the Supreme Court, but it did irrevocable damage to his reputation and to America’s institutions—for which it has paid no price.

The left opposed Judge Kavanaugh from the start. Minutes after President Trump named him, leftist groups had dispatched protesters to the Supreme Court’s steps. Weeks later, activists flew into Washington, where they received training in how to disrupt the confirmation hearings and cash to pay bail. Hundreds were arrested even before Christine Blasey Ford’s claim of teenage sexual assault became public.

Democratic Judiciary Committee members flagrantly disregarded Senate rules and norms. Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California circumvented the well-established confidential investigative process designed to protect accusers. Instead she sat on Ms. Ford’s allegations until it was clear that other means wouldn’t block Judge Kavanaugh’s confirmation. More than a month earlier, Mrs. Feinstein had personally connected Ms. Ford to Debra Katz, a high-powered—and highly partisan—Washington lawyer. Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey violated longstanding Senate rules by releasing confidential documents, then boasted: “This is about the closest I’ll probably ever have in my life to an ‘I am Spartacus’ moment.” 

Sen. Kamala Harris of California baselessly insinuated that Judge Kavanaugh was hiding improper discussions about the Mueller investigation. Later, Sen. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii was heard crowing to Ms. Harris about what a great idea it had been to have Ms. Ford wear a blue suit and ask for a Coca-Cola —staged parallels to Anita Hill’s teal suit and unproven 1991 claim that future Justice Clarence Thomas once made an untoward comment about a Coke can. 

Journalists avidly joined the anti-Kavanaugh campaign. The Washington Post published the first interview with Ms. Ford, in which it obscured her shifting details about the number of boys and girls present on the night of the purported assault. The New Yorker ran a lengthy story on an allegation against Judge Kavanaugh that a Yale classmate offered “after six days of carefully assessing her memories and consulting with her attorney.” 

NBC News sat for weeks on its own reporting that showed a supposed witness provided by attorney Michael Avenatti denied his account of her allegations. When two women angrily confronted then-Sen. Jeff Flake, an Arizona Republican, in an elevator, CNN correspondents praised them uncritically without reporting that one was a professional activist. 

There has been little accountability for all this dishonesty and unprofessionalism. The Judiciary Committee referred some false accusers to the Justice Department, but none have been prosecuted. The Senate hasn’t investigated the leak of Ms. Ford’s accusation. The Ethics Committee reviewed Mr. Booker’s violations of confidentiality and “determined that no further action is appropriate.”

The media’s malpractice no doubt has contributed to a general climate of distrust, but no one was fired or humiliated for throwing out journalistic standards. Instead, journalists gave each other awards for their one-sided coverage. 

True, four Democratic senators who voted against Justice Kavanaugh were defeated last November. One of them, Missouri’s Claire McCaskill, said later that she’d been hurt by “the spectacle that occurred.” But those who orchestrated the spectacle remain in office, and Sen. Harris has emerged as a leading contender for the Democratic presidential nomination.

If you think the Kavanaugh battle ended in victory, ask yourself what will happen if Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat becomes vacant. Is there any chance the left would treat a Trump nominee with an iota of decency or restraint?

Ms. Hemingway and Ms. Severino are co-authors of “Justice on Trial: The Kavanaugh Confirmation and the Future of the Supreme Court.”

 

 

So, will your brown shirt be tailored?

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1 hour ago, Hugo Stiglitz said:

The bigger the risk, the bigger the reward.  

Biden is a joke and the backlash to a black woman president will be worse than Obama.  Don’t get me wrong, I’ll be happy with President Harris and I’d find some satisfaction in seeing the racists lose their fucking minds but I actually see Bernie and Liz as the safer plays.  Even the polls are starting to reflect this, but electability is bullshit, especially right now.

Hugo WTF?  The racists have won if you have this attitude.  JFC

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