Lulz: Tony Podesta's Law Firm Sends a Threatening Letter to Tucker Carlson, Threatening Suit and Even Threatening a "Copyright Action" if He Reads the Letter On the Air; He Reads the Letter On the Air

I'm sure Jake Tapper will go into his typical theatrics about this effort of politicos caught in the Mueller probe attacking the sanctity of the press.

Video at the link.

As the Bible says, "You can't cuck the Tuck."

(New American Dirtbag translation.)

Posted by: Ace at 02:11 PM




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1 I am Sonobi

Posted by: The Jackhole Somewhere on Ventura Highway at October 31, 2017 02:12 PM (M+Lyo)

2 So hard right now.

Posted by: Popcorn Futures at October 31, 2017 02:12 PM (u0s1P)

3 You must pay homage

Posted by: The Jackhole Somewhere on Ventura Highway at October 31, 2017 02:12 PM (M+Lyo)

4 Damn I screwed up.

Posted by: Cannibal Bob 'don't judge me!' at October 31, 2017 02:13 PM (VezBU)

5 Sonobi is in my way!

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at October 31, 2017 02:13 PM (1ISKN)

6 I love that guy. the ballz.

Posted by: Cannibal Bob 'don't judge me!' at October 31, 2017 02:14 PM (VezBU)

7
Ummmm....... you sent him a letter. Thats not copyrighted.

Thats not how it works. That's not how ANY of this works.

Fucking attorneys.

Posted by: fixerupper at October 31, 2017 02:14 PM (8XRCm)

8 I am still not tired of winning.

Posted by: sunny-dee at October 31, 2017 02:14 PM (5XgJn)

9 Podesta Bros. are creepy AF.

Posted by: kallisto at October 31, 2017 02:15 PM (g+Dix)

10 Boy will Podesta and the rest of the corrupt Donks be surprised when Mueller indicts them, very surprised.


/Sarc

Posted by: Kreplach at October 31, 2017 02:15 PM (Wtll+)

11 I'm sure Tucker has a lot to fear from the people who use password as a password.

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at October 31, 2017 02:15 PM (1ISKN)

12 I enjoyed watching Tucker read the letter.

The crazy prog woman who was on later to defend the hate-spewing ad in VA, not so much.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at October 31, 2017 02:16 PM (PY9jH)

13 Tu Ca is one of my heroes

Posted by: ALH at October 31, 2017 02:16 PM (EJsp3)

14 I hope Alex the Chick weighs in on this....

Posted by: USMC8541One Shot to Slay them all at October 31, 2017 02:16 PM (NmR1a)

15
This 'fighting back' stuff. I like it.

Posted by: Ace Tractor Seat Supply at October 31, 2017 02:16 PM (ajiE5)

16
Mommmmmm! Tucker's being mean to me!

Posted by: Krebs v Carnot: Epic Battle of the Cycling Stars (TM) at October 31, 2017 02:16 PM (pNxlR)

17 The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers- WS

Posted by: Under Fire at October 31, 2017 02:16 PM (mcI77)

18 The Other Molesta is whining about being a "victim" and "targeted by an American President."

Thoughts from another site re: Johnny P.:


To summarize the irony in these tweets, here is our loose understanding of how we arrived at this point:
John Podesta lost an election; He and his party enlisted the support of media partners to launch an
all out crusade against the newly elected administration alleging,
among other things, treasonous collusion with a foreign government to
effectuate a coup in the U.S.; That crusade, while resulting in no actual evidence of collusion
with the newly elected administration, has now engulfed his own party in
a collusion investigation of its own.

Posted by: shibumi at October 31, 2017 02:16 PM (aT+Bx)

19 Lots of winning lately, though it's been a bad week for tunnels.

Posted by: Meremortal at October 31, 2017 02:16 PM (3myMJ)

20 This Tucker Carlson . . . . why, if I was a single fella . .

Posted by: 2009Refugee at October 31, 2017 02:17 PM (sZX8R)

21 The "copyright" on the letter was a nice touch.

Posted by: BuckIV at October 31, 2017 02:17 PM (CLfqv)

22 This post is copyrighted.

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at October 31, 2017 02:17 PM (1ISKN)

23 Also the Tech giants are going to be on the hill testifying before the "Intelligence Committee" on Russian disinformation campaigns.

I can hardly wait to hear the metric ton of bullshit that eminates from this bullshit kabuki drama.

Posted by: Kreplach at October 31, 2017 02:17 PM (Wtll+)

24 Has anybody asked that judge in Hawaii about this?

Posted by: CrotchetyOldJarhead at October 31, 2017 02:17 PM (/3UUD)

25
The crazy prog woman who was on later to defend the hate-spewing ad in VA, not so much.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at October 31, 2017 02:16 PM (PY9jH)


Yeah she's making the rounds of just about every political program lately. Big Hillary person.

Defending the indefensible. But that's what they do.

Posted by: Ace Tractor Seat Supply at October 31, 2017 02:17 PM (ajiE5)

26 If I were Mrs. Tucker Carlson, I'd reward him *so hard* every night when he came home.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at October 31, 2017 02:17 PM (PY9jH)

27
Your concern
[ ] Noted
[ ] Not Noted
[X] Fuck off.

Posted by: Roland THTG at October 31, 2017 02:18 PM (baYK5)

28 I would have loved to be in the room with Fat Tony when Tucker was reading that letter. You could tell Tucker was pissed off and claims to have beaucoup evidence of Tony's work on Uranium One.

That dirt ball is going down bigly.

Posted by: JackStraw at October 31, 2017 02:18 PM (/tuJf)

29 These bags of dicks for the Paedesta brothers are copyrighted.

Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at October 31, 2017 02:18 PM (ul9CR)

30 So Tony Podesta is a Sovereign Citizen?

Posted by: alexthechick - Your new AG. Now the DOJ has grry hands. at October 31, 2017 02:18 PM (mf5HN)

31 23 Also the Tech giants are going to be on the hill testifying before the "Intelligence Committee" on Russian disinformation campaigns.


Will they be wearing pants because, pants impede a good BJ.

Posted by: Under Fire at October 31, 2017 02:18 PM (mcI77)

32 You know if you had told me 15 years ago that out of the then conservative pundits and talking heads Tucker Carlson would be the badass, take no prisoners guy on the air in 2017 I wouldn't have believed you..."The guy in the bowtie?!?"

Posted by: 18-1 at October 31, 2017 02:19 PM (eSx+E)

33
I would have loved to be in the room with Fat Tony when Tucker was
reading that letter. You could tell Tucker was pissed off and claims to
have beaucoup evidence of Tony's work on Uranium One.



That dirt ball is going down bigly.

Posted by: JackStraw at October 31, 2017 02:18 PM (/tuJf)


From your post to G-d's ears.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at October 31, 2017 02:19 PM (PY9jH)

34 Cage Match: Sonobi vs FAVAG

If anybody can remember FAVAG

Posted by: ro-man at October 31, 2017 02:19 PM (RuIsu)

35 It demands we retract and delete all our prior reporting on the Podesta group and warns that if we don't do this, 'Mr. Podesta may pursue legal action, including for damages in order to fully protect his rights."

"Take that back!!!" -- Podesta Attorney Scumbags

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at October 31, 2017 02:19 PM (8gDQu)

36
Mr. Clippy from MSOffice back in the day?

Rooskie agent!

Posted by: Krebs v Carnot: Epic Battle of the Cycling Stars (TM) at October 31, 2017 02:19 PM (pNxlR)

37 Tucker's investigation into Podesta is hate speech and that is totes not protected. Or so my SJW co-worker tells me. I yelled "squirrel" and the topic was changed to how brave Kevin Spacey was for coming out and how he helps young actors.

Posted by: Penfold at October 31, 2017 02:19 PM (Fbt5B)

38 Trump's election=The Great Emboldening

Posted by: OldDominionMom at October 31, 2017 02:19 PM (GzDYP)

39 The Other Molesta is whining about being a "victim" and "targeted by an American President."
***
What was the name of the guy Obama threw in prison to help Hillary over Benghazi...was it Chris Noukula?

Posted by: 18-1 at October 31, 2017 02:20 PM (eSx+E)

40 apparently (i read it somewhere), this is regular operating procedure for the podesta's, to try to bully the press.

Posted by: musical jolly chimp at October 31, 2017 02:20 PM (AxFdW)

41 How DARE you report on our activities!!!

Posted by: Lizzy at October 31, 2017 02:21 PM (W+vEI)

42
I saw 'Sovereign Citizen' open for 'The Average White Band'. Spectrum. 17,777 in the audience. All smoking weed.

Posted by: Ace Tractor Seat Supply at October 31, 2017 02:21 PM (ajiE5)

43 Bully me! Bully me!

Posted by: Shep at October 31, 2017 02:21 PM (sZX8R)

44 Cage Match: Sonobi vs FAVAG

___
I've got winner

Posted by: Lace Wigs at October 31, 2017 02:21 PM (eSx+E)

45 Where's Tim Robbins to address the national Press Club about a "chill wind" forming over the media by this scandal?

Posted by: Lizzy at October 31, 2017 02:21 PM (W+vEI)

46 The weird thing is the letter came with some pizza coupons.

Posted by: TexasDan at October 31, 2017 02:22 PM (KWj5K)

47 Sonobi is no Lace Wigs.

Posted by: Cheri at October 31, 2017 02:22 PM (oiNtH)

48 >>apparently (i read it somewhere), this is regular operating procedure for the podesta's, to try to bully the press.

Bribe or bully. And this is why we never hear about Democrat scandals in the media. They are either friends or they are gagged.

Things appear to be changing.

Posted by: JackStraw at October 31, 2017 02:22 PM (/tuJf)

49 Democrats now praying to Gaia the President fires Mueller.

Trump: "Nope, I'll have the porterhouse tonight".

Posted by: Marcus T, M107A1 at October 31, 2017 02:22 PM (D4ZCw)

50 I liked it better when the USA was governed by a bunch of Virginia planters and New England businessmen. Rather than all these GD lawyers.

Posted by: Archer at October 31, 2017 02:22 PM (gbWkA)

51 Not the only Tucker in DC, IYKWIM.

Posted by: Micheal O. at October 31, 2017 02:22 PM (YjVfX)

52 Tucker may have broken the law by reading that to regular people.

Posted by: Chris Cuomo at October 31, 2017 02:22 PM (gs8be)

53 @44 - Great minds and all...

Posted by: Cheri at October 31, 2017 02:22 PM (oiNtH)

54 I guess the Podesta bunker defense is crumbling like a North Korean mountain?

Back to the rewriting.

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at October 31, 2017 02:23 PM (uNTa0)

55 37 Tucker's investigation into Podesta is hate speech and that is totes not protected. Or so my SJW co-worker tells me. I yelled "squirrel" and the topic was changed

to how brave Kevin Spacey was for coming out and how he helps young actors.

Posted by: Penfold at October 31, 2017 02:19 PM (Fbt5B)


Yeah like I've been helped?

Posted by: Harveys Ficus at October 31, 2017 02:23 PM (VezBU)

56 I don't think it's bullying if you like being abused.



Posted by: 2009Refugee at October 31, 2017 02:23 PM (sZX8R)

57 The weird thing is the letter came with some pizza coupons.

Posted by: TexasDan at October 31, 2017 02:22 PM (KWj5K)


And a coupon for a free pizza for boys 14 and under.

Posted by: Ace Tractor Seat Supply at October 31, 2017 02:23 PM (ajiE5)

58 >>apparently (i read it somewhere), this is regular operating procedure for the podesta's, to try to bully the press.


As it was with Wienstein.

Posted by: Lizzy at October 31, 2017 02:23 PM (W+vEI)

59 has now engulfed his own party in

a collusion investigation of its own.
***
Really? I see Hillary's man Mueller going after Trump and co...who is investigating the actual collusion? Specifically? Slumber'n Sessions? Congress? Someone in the FBI?

Posted by: 18-1 at October 31, 2017 02:23 PM (eSx+E)

60 Tucker may have broken the law by reading that to regular people.

Posted by: Chris Cuomo at October 31, 2017 02:22 PM (gs8be)


Contender for thread winner.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at October 31, 2017 02:23 PM (PY9jH)

61 46>> Posted by: TexasDan at October 31, 2017 02:22 PM (KWj5K)

Bra...VO

Posted by: CrotchetyOldJarhead at October 31, 2017 02:23 PM (/3UUD)

62 did he finish the segment with 'Bring it BITCHEZ'?

Posted by: Buzzsaw90 at October 31, 2017 02:24 PM (PNcou)

63 If Tucker counter sued, would he not be able to then be able to get into their records via discovery, to back up the veracity of his reporting?

Posted by: TexasDan at October 31, 2017 02:24 PM (KWj5K)

64 Great minds and all...
___
And hair dos!

Posted by: Lace Wigs at October 31, 2017 02:24 PM (eSx+E)

65 I'm hoping Tucker does another "What the $%^ is Chris Cuomo Saying?" tonight. Those are always hilarious.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at October 31, 2017 02:24 PM (PY9jH)

66 32 You know if you had told me 15 years ago that out of the then conservative pundits and talking heads Tucker Carlson would be the badass, take no prisoners guy on the air in 2017 I wouldn't have believed you..."The guy in the bowtie?!?"
Posted by: 18-1 at October 31, 2017 02:19 PM (eSx+E)


I t,think my words would have been, "That ignorant little wimp in his wimpy bow tie?"

I must say that Mr. Carlson has really exceeded my expectations. Amazing what a lot of work, knowledge, and experience can do. My current opinion is the complete opposite of the old CNN Tucker Carlson.

Posted by: rd at October 31, 2017 02:24 PM (4dz1m)

67 Worst. Attorneys. EVAR.

Posted by: Brother Cavil, Abbot of St. Costello-on-the-Hurlingbone at October 31, 2017 02:24 PM (AM1GF)

68 23,
"Also the Tech giants are going to be on the hill testifying before
the "Intelligence Committee" on Russian disinformation campaigns."




Google reports tens of thousands spent by Russians on Google. TENS OF THOUSANDS!
What was this election, dogcatcher?

Posted by: geoffb at October 31, 2017 02:25 PM (zOpu5)

69 Think the letter was also a shot at his source within Podesta Group?
Or can one assume that person no longer works there...

Posted by: Lizzy at October 31, 2017 02:25 PM (W+vEI)

70 The cease and desist language is blah blah blah standard boilerplate before filing a defamation/slander suit. Depending on jurisdiction, you have to give the alleged offender a right to correct and retract so that's normal stuff.

The you can't quote this because it's under copyright is hilarious. Utterly hilarious. That is actually a sovereign citizen tactic.

Eh, lawyers get paid all the time to write stupid stuff. We're in the middle of a situation here where the Boss has used the puppets to explain to a client why what the client wants us to do is very much not a good idea. But the client wants us to do it and it's not unethical and we've told the client the options and explained the situation and stupid thing we shall do.

Once upon a time, at the old firm, one of my bosses came to me and said "you can't really expect me to take this position in court" and I said "sure I can, because that's all we have."

Sometimes you have to do the stupid thing because that's all you've got.

Posted by: alexthechick - Your new AG. Now the DOJ has grry hands. at October 31, 2017 02:25 PM (mf5HN)

71 Most honest reporting on the "Current Left" sounds like parody anyway, which is allowed under current law.
I used to parody, now I save time by mocking.

Posted by: ro-man at October 31, 2017 02:25 PM (RuIsu)

72 The Other Molesta is whining about being a "victim" and "targeted by an American President."

Hold Our Beer

Posted by: Conservatives Targeted by the IRS at October 31, 2017 02:25 PM (ul9CR)

73 So I see that MeAgain Kelly is once again trying to get attention by using her fading sex appeal

Posted by: buzzion - guess my sign at October 31, 2017 02:25 PM (cAnNx)

74 59 has now engulfed his own party in

a collusion investigation of its own.
***
Really? I see Hillary's man Mueller going after Trump and co...who is investigating the actual collusion? Specifically? Slumber'n Sessions? Congress? Someone in the FBI?

Posted by: 18-1 at October 31, 2017 02:23 PM (eSx+E)


Please do not apply for a membership.

Posted by: GOP Glee Club Recruiter at October 31, 2017 02:25 PM (mcI77)

75 >>Google reports tens of thousands spent by Russians on Google. TENS OF THOUSANDS!



Aaaand they spent over $100 million at the Clinton Foundation.


Posted by: Lizzy at October 31, 2017 02:26 PM (W+vEI)

76
THAT'S how you Triple-Dog-Dare someone. And make no mistake, Tucker REALLY wants them to follow through on the threat.

Because....... Discovery.

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at October 31, 2017 02:26 PM (eXA4G)

77 Podesta's lawyer sent that threatening letter before the indictments were issued. And it is not the first time he has tried to warn off people who crossed his path. He doesn't have a leg to stand on and he knows it.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at October 31, 2017 02:26 PM (mpXpK)

78 >>did he finish the segment with 'Bring it BITCHEZ'?

I think I heard him mutter "Come at me bro" under his breath.

Posted by: JackStraw at October 31, 2017 02:26 PM (/tuJf)

79 Tucker's kinda cool lately.

Implanted Testiculos?

Posted by: Bitter Clinger and All That (Back from the Dead) at October 31, 2017 02:26 PM (YOHxA)

80 HRC will have to send someone after ace eventually.

cackling - and yer little blog to

Posted by: DaveA at October 31, 2017 02:27 PM (FhXTo)

81 IT'S ILLEGAL FOR THE PUBLIC TO READ THAT LETTER.

Posted by: Chris Cuomo (Making Your Dead Parakeet Look Like A Freaking Neurosurgeon in Comparison) at October 31, 2017 02:27 PM (B+qrE)

82 23. Their premise is so silly. The infamous side of beef vid went viral and had nothing to do with Russian disinfo. Americans had 25 years worth of knowing the Klinton Klan, more than enough time to learn to hate her. Yet this colossal waste of time persists.

Posted by: kallisto at October 31, 2017 02:27 PM (g+Dix)

83 Cage Match: Sonobi vs FAVAG

Whatever happened to Machine Tools?
Or was that another site?

Posted by: rd at October 31, 2017 02:28 PM (4dz1m)

84 As the Americans learned so painfully in Earth's final century, free
flow of information is the only safeguard against tyranny. The
once-chained people whose leaders at last lose their grip on information
flow will soon burst with freedom and vitality, but the free nation
gradually constricting its grip on public discourse has begun its rapid
slide into despotism. Beware of he who would deny you access to
information, for in his heart he dreams himself your master.

Posted by: Pravin Lal (used to be what liberals claimed to believe) at October 31, 2017 02:28 PM (eSx+E)

85 AlextheChick, your boss should use the Punch and Judy puppets on the client.

Yeah sometimes your hand is merely a pair of deuces and gotta bluff hoping for victory.

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at October 31, 2017 02:28 PM (uNTa0)

86 He doesn't have a leg to stand on and he knows it.

Or a company any more for that matter...

Posted by: Circa (Insert Year Here) at October 31, 2017 02:28 PM (B+qrE)

87 Posted by: Chris Cuomo (Making Your Dead Parakeet Look Like A Freaking
Neurosurgeon in Comparison) at October 31, 2017 02:27 PM (B+qrE)

It's not dead. It's resting.

Posted by: Bitter Clinger and All That (Back from the Dead) at October 31, 2017 02:28 PM (YOHxA)

88
67 Worst. Attorneys. EVAR.
Posted by: Brother Cavil, Abbot of St. Costello-on-the-Hurlingbone at October 31, 2017 02:24 PM (AM1GF)


GPA inflation in academia was bound to bring this to pass.

Posted by: Krebs v Carnot: Epic Battle of the Cycling Stars (TM) at October 31, 2017 02:28 PM (pNxlR)

89 >>83 Cage Match: Sonobi vs FAVAG

Whatever happened to Machine Tools?
Or was that another site?

Posted by: rd at October 31, 2017 02:28 PM (4dz1m)

Good question.

Posted by: Ugg Boots at October 31, 2017 02:29 PM (mcI77)

90 Democrats now praying to Gaia the President fires Mueller.
Trump: "Nope, I'll have the porterhouse tonight".

With Ketchup.

Posted by: Bosk at October 31, 2017 02:29 PM (fjMEv)

91 This Sonobi fella is very naughty..

Posted by: IC at October 31, 2017 02:29 PM (a0IVu)

92 You know why they call him "Tucker" don't ya?

Posted by: Ru-Paul at October 31, 2017 02:29 PM (WLK0w)

93 The Lace Wigs Singularity nears.

Posted by: alexthechick - Your new AG. Now the DOJ has grry hands. at October 31, 2017 02:29 PM (mf5HN)

94 I'd dearly love for Tucker to have the (impossible) opportunity to interview The Beast for 15 minutes.

That's all I ask.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at October 31, 2017 02:29 PM (PY9jH)

95 Related thought #1

From the Andrew McCarthy piece.

"There may be less to this indictment than meets the eye -- it's not so much a serious allegation of "conspiracy against the United States" as a dubious case of disclosure violations and money movement that would never have been brought had he not drawn attention to himself by temporarily joining the Trump campaign.'

There is another way to look at this. That is, like the Zimmerman case and the St. Louis Michael Brown one where one of the effects was to make good people more afraid to get involved in things where they might end up a target for the vindictive left later on.

Posted by: geoffb at October 31, 2017 02:30 PM (zOpu5)

96 Does Tucker have any kind of personal security? He 's another one who needs prayer for protection from the ClintonCrime Syndicate.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at October 31, 2017 02:30 PM (iVOAv)

97 Tucker may have broken the law by reading that to regular people.

Posted by: Chris Cuomo at October 31, 2017 02:22 PM (gs8be)

Contender for thread winner.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at October 31, 2017 02:23 PM (PY9jH)


Indeed. Well played.

Posted by: Keith at October 31, 2017 02:30 PM (USf3s)

98 AlextheChick, your boss should use the Punch and Judy puppets on the client.

Yeah sometimes your hand is merely a pair of deuces and gotta bluff hoping for victory.
Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at October 31, 2017 02:28 PM (uNTa0)



Shall I retell the story about the time at the Old Firm where actual puppets were involved?

Posted by: alexthechick - Your new AG. Now the DOJ has grry hands. at October 31, 2017 02:30 PM (mf5HN)

99 Some Hawaiian judge is going to have some things to say to Tucker about this.

Posted by: Vashta Nerada at October 31, 2017 02:30 PM (7ZVPa)

100 So here's where we are so far. The Democrats are accusing the Russians of interfering with our election by exposing emails that showed the Democrats trying to interfere with the election.

Why isn't anyone in DC upset about the fact that prominent members of the DNC actually promoted violence at Trump rallies?

Why isn't anyone upset that CNN gave Hillary the questions to the debate before the debate?

Somehow, this is all Trump's fault.



Posted by: Mike Weidner at October 31, 2017 02:30 PM (swJ7s)

101 The Machine Lace Wigs Tools collective looms on the horizon...

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at October 31, 2017 02:30 PM (uNTa0)

102 What's the average time taken to receive a copyright? They've had this letter in the can for HOW long?

Posted by: Sponge at October 31, 2017 02:30 PM (xttKs)

103 50 I liked it better when the USA was governed by a bunch of Virginia planters and New England businessmen. Rather than all these GD lawyers.
Posted by: Archer at October 31, 2017 02:22 PM (gbWkA)

Uhhhhh....

Posted by: John Adams, Esq. at October 31, 2017 02:30 PM (RD7QR)

104 The Lace Wigs Singularity nears.

I miss that spam. it was funny. Them and the plumbing one.

Posted by: Bitter Clinger and All That (Back from the Dead) at October 31, 2017 02:30 PM (YOHxA)

105 Nobody noods no more...

Posted by: @votermom @vm pimping great books usually free or sale at October 31, 2017 02:31 PM (hMwEB)

106 So where did the client touch the puppets?

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at October 31, 2017 02:31 PM (uNTa0)

107
Shall I retell the story about the time at the Old Firm where actual puppets were involved?





Posted by: alexthechick - Your new AG. Now the DOJ has grry hands. at October 31, 2017 02:30 PM (mf5HN)


I don't believe I have enough popcorn.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at October 31, 2017 02:31 PM (PY9jH)

108

As the Bible says, "You can't cuck the Tuck."

(New American Dirtbag translation.)


Posted by: Ace


Please don't give Zondervan Publishing any more bad ideas!

Posted by: pookysgirl says GO DODGERS GO! at October 31, 2017 02:31 PM (XKZwp)

109 Related thought #2

Papadopoulas pled guilty to lying about a Russian official offering thousands of Hillary emails. Why would this Russian official's offered emails be any more believable as being true than the dossier Russian officials "spoon fed" to Christopher Steele?

The whole of the Russian effort was a disinformation campaign of lies they made up to cause chaos in the US political system. Due to Democratic Party and Obama administration officials swallowing the bait whole this has worked like a charm.

Wouldn't it be more believable that the Russians and the Democrats colluded together in this effort or are we going to get the usual excuse that the Democrats were just stupid not evil.

Posted by: geoffb at October 31, 2017 02:31 PM (zOpu5)

110 Posted by: rd at October 31, 2017 02:24 PM (4dz1m)

Agreed. For that matter, who *a year ago* would have believed that pathetic, nepot loser Ronan Farrow would be the focused and determined driving force to root out Hollywood corruption. I've gone to praying for his protection and continued good health, where as before I just wanted him to go away (when I thought of him at all, which was only when Ace posted to mock something stupid he'd done).

Posted by: Polliwog the 'Ette at October 31, 2017 02:31 PM (rp9xB)

111 Copyright my ass. Ever hear of fair use?

Posted by: Insomniac - Existential Vacuum Salesman at October 31, 2017 02:31 PM (NWiLs)

112 Google reports tens of thousands spent by Russians on Google. TENS OF THOUSANDS!
***
To be clear, it is tens of thousands spent by "individuals or organizations with ties to the Russian government" which doesn't mean any of it has any actual ties to the Russian government.

But the interesting thing here is what is not being reported. How much money did "individuals or organizations with ties to the Chinese" government, or Saudi, or hell British government spend on the election? No one knows? Interesting that...

Posted by: 18-1 at October 31, 2017 02:31 PM (eSx+E)

113 Interesting... Per TGP... Papadopoulos Is Connected to Fusion Dossier: Was in Frequent Contact with Sergie Millian, Steele's "Source" for the Dossier...

http://bit.ly/2gZN1kE

Posted by: Joshua R Barker at October 31, 2017 02:31 PM (iWzUm)

114 Nice that Tucker is smart, and has lawyers and Fox resources.

Show me the man and I'll find you the crime ... that trick runs right over most men, especially when it comes from a thug like Mueller. It can take years, millions and the Supreme Court to correct those attacks. (as it has in Mueller's previous assaults) And many never get corrected.

Lawfare needs to be a crime itself ... the use of prosecution or civil action as the actual punishment ... often by the crooked, as warning to the innocents. Thug tactics. Snitches get stitches ... or expensive and disruptive malicious lawsuits.

Posted by: illiniwek at October 31, 2017 02:31 PM (/aIFg)

115 If I have not said so before, I am asserting copyright ownership to all my posts. They may not be repeated or quoted without prior written consent. Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter.

-BSG, Esquire, Gentleman, LLC

Posted by: Banana Splits Guy - Nostrildamus at October 31, 2017 02:31 PM (O2yLY)

116 Hey lawyers, my understanding is that when you send someone a letter, the recipient now owns the contents of the letter. True/False?

Posted by: @votermom @vm pimping great books usually free or sale at October 31, 2017 02:32 PM (hMwEB)

117 Tucker told Podesta's cretins to STFU up and get him some cofeve.

Posted by: dananjcon at October 31, 2017 02:32 PM (WLK0w)

118 "bribed or bullied..."

in the beginning of his administration, obama's people regularly attacked journalists writing less than favorable articles with withering profanity-laced phone calls at all hours. a few complained. bob woodward appeared on a sunday news show disgusted by what he said was the worst abuse he'd seen from a president, saying he didn't understand why no one complained.

then nothing. the press was cowed into submission.

Posted by: musical jolly chimp at October 31, 2017 02:32 PM (AxFdW)

119 Tucker should have said the following, "Bring it on Mother Fucker. Bring it on now!"

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at October 31, 2017 02:32 PM (ZTRlp)

120 I don't care how many of you guinea goombah dago wops Podesta sends at me!!! I'm gonna read that letter!

Posted by: T. Carlson at October 31, 2017 02:32 PM (O5Q3r)

121 copyright law.. lmfao.. send you a letter which is now yours to do with as you will.. but you cannot read it because they copyrighted it? too eff'n funny.

If principals of The Podesta Group do not go down for this shit, you know the fix is in.. Manafort should use that as his defense.. "You indict me, but the not the group I was working with.."

Posted by: Kim Jung Un at October 31, 2017 02:32 PM (so+oy)

122
Machines For Sale. Have some respect!

Posted by: Krebs v Carnot: Epic Battle of the Cycling Stars (TM) at October 31, 2017 02:32 PM (pNxlR)

123 >>>Lots of winning lately, though it's been a bad week for tunnels.

Tell me about it!

Posted by: Kevin Spacey at October 31, 2017 02:32 PM (q177U)

124 Democrats now praying to Gaia the President fires Mueller.
Trump: "Nope, I'll have the porterhouse tonight".

With Ketchup.
-----------------------

Well Done.

Washed down with a diet coke.

Followed by 2 scoops!

Posted by: Zombie Groucho Marx at October 31, 2017 02:33 PM (EBwPV)

125 Oops sock off.

Posted by: Boots at October 31, 2017 02:33 PM (EBwPV)

126 Did anyone catch Laura Ingraham last night? Don't have cable anymore so wasn't able to.

Posted by: Cheri at October 31, 2017 02:33 PM (oiNtH)

127 1- Hawaii judge injuncts Tucker Carlson.
2- Tucker hires Zombie Scalia who talks up Supreme Court.
3- Supremes pimphand Hawaii judge across International Date Line where he lands on Guam and tips it over.
4- Tucker just smiles.

Posted by: Headless Body of Agnew at October 31, 2017 02:33 PM (e1mEI)

128 21
The "copyright" on the letter was a nice touch.

Posted by: BuckIV at October 31, 2017 02:17 PM (CLfqv)

I heard they put $1 in the envelope with the letter and said that he took the dollar and is now under attorney client privilege and can't talk to the press....or something.

Posted by: Cuthbert the Witless at October 31, 2017 02:34 PM (ymnmz)

129 69 Think the letter was also a shot at his source within Podesta Group?
Or can one assume that person no longer works there...
Posted by: Lizzy at October 31, 2017 02:25 PM (W+vEI)

Doesn't matter, by the end of next month, there will not be a Podesta Group. Podesta resigned, and they are liquidating the old firm. They are forming a new firm as fast as they can, so the new firm gets the clients.

It will be run by Podesta's senior execs, and probably hire all the previous employees.

Posted by: rd at October 31, 2017 02:34 PM (4dz1m)

130 Early night for Trump.

Posted by: Max Power at October 31, 2017 02:34 PM (q177U)

131 Until we start making arrests of our own, the left is never going to go on the defensive...

Posted by: Joshua R Barker at October 31, 2017 02:34 PM (iWzUm)

132 the Boss has used the puppets

As long as it's consensual and they get cleaned afterwards.

Posted by: DaveA at October 31, 2017 02:34 PM (FhXTo)

133 I read part 3 of the Hollywood Travelogue on BB, and it was scary, but funny when it talked about 4Chan driving Shia LeBouf (sp?) insane. Trump's election has set the Right free to "let slip the dogs of war."

Posted by: Jmel at October 31, 2017 02:34 PM (fiHKJ)

134 Copyright my ass.

Posted by: Insomniac - Existential Vacuum Salesman at October 31, 2017 02:31 PM (NWiLs)
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Just out of curiosity, how would one do that?

Posted by: bluebell at October 31, 2017 02:34 PM (UoSKV)

135 Sincerely yours,

Trayvon© Podesta

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at October 31, 2017 02:34 PM (8gDQu)

136 The Lace Wigs Singularity nears.

I miss that spam. it was funny. Them and the plumbing one.


Posted by: Bitter Clinger and All That (Back from the Dead) at October 31, 2017 02:30 PM (YOHxA)


My favorite is MACHINES FOR SALE

Posted by: The Jackhole Somewhere on Ventura Highway at October 31, 2017 02:34 PM (M+Lyo)

137 As the Bible says, "You can't cuck the Tuck."

(New American Dirtbag translation.)


========

The NAD translation?

ISWYDT.

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at October 31, 2017 02:35 PM (/qEW2)

138 ... yeah, i know, they were all for obama anyways. but obama allowed no dissension from the adoration.

Posted by: musical jolly chimp at October 31, 2017 02:35 PM (AxFdW)

139 As an IP lawyer, I strongly urge this criminal defense lawyer to stay in his fucking lane and avoid embarrassing himself again. Thanks.

Posted by: Benji Carver at October 31, 2017 02:35 PM (OD2ni)

140 >>Did anyone catch Laura Ingraham last night? Don't have cable anymore so wasn't able to.

She's got Hannity Disease. She needs to ask a question and then shut up and let the person answer.

I only saw part of it including the Gen. Kelly interview but she was pretty good.

Incidentally, General Kelly said he wants a Special Counsel for the Uranium One investigation.

Posted by: JackStraw at October 31, 2017 02:35 PM (/tuJf)

141 then nothing. the press was cowed into submission.
----------------------------

Wasn't some reporter locked in a closet during a function at the White House?

Didn't Hillary! keep the press away from her at campaign events by roping the reporters into a holding area?

Posted by: Boots at October 31, 2017 02:35 PM (EBwPV)

142 Whatever happened to Machine Tools?

Or was that another site?

--------------------------------------------

You have to visit the Chinese shadow site for that now.

Posted by: RioBravo at October 31, 2017 02:35 PM (5NMZN)

143 Until we start making arrests of our own, the left is never going to go on the defensive...
***
Yep.

The left keeps trying to pull off a coup with slightly different mechanisms, and to this point has not paid a price for any of their failures.

Eventually one of two things will happen:

1) They will succeed and our Republic will die
2) People will go to jail

Posted by: 18-1 at October 31, 2017 02:36 PM (eSx+E)

144 The balls on that guy,
Way to go Tuck!

Posted by: Skip at October 31, 2017 02:36 PM (aC6Sd)

145 Interesting... Per TGP... Papadopoulos Is Connected to Fusion Dossier: Was in Frequent Contact with Sergie Millian, Steele's "Source" for the Dossier...

http://bit.ly/2gZN1kE
Posted by: Joshua R Barker
...............
Playing both sides of the fence...

Posted by: Kim Jung Un at October 31, 2017 02:36 PM (so+oy)

146
Incidentally, General Kelly said he wants a Special Counsel for the Uranium One investigation.
***
Can't Slumber'n Sessions put together a task force to investigate it any time he wants?

Posted by: 18-1 at October 31, 2017 02:36 PM (eSx+E)

147 134 Copyright my ass.

Posted by: Insomniac - Existential Vacuum Salesman at October 31, 2017 02:31 PM (NWiLs)
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Just out of curiosity, how would one do that?

Posted by: bluebell at October 31, 2017 02:34 PM (UoSKV)

I send a copy to the US Copyright Office with the requisite forms and registration fees.

Posted by: Insomniac - Existential Vacuum Salesman at October 31, 2017 02:36 PM (NWiLs)

148 She's got Hannity Disease. She needs to ask a question and then shut up and let the person answer.


---------------------------

I disagree.

Posted by: Jorge the Ramos at October 31, 2017 02:36 PM (5NMZN)

149 134 Copyright my ass.

Posted by: Insomniac - Existential Vacuum Salesman at October 31, 2017 02:31 PM (NWiLs)
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Just out of curiosity, how would one do that?

Posted by: bluebell at October 31, 2017 02:34 PM (UoSKV)


You sweet naive girl, you've never sat your ass on the company's copier at a Xmas party? That is how you copyright.

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at October 31, 2017 02:36 PM (ZTRlp)

150 >>>111 Copyright my ass. Ever hear of fair use?

Fair use of your ass?

Posted by: wooga at October 31, 2017 02:37 PM (d+3zv)

151 I'm sure Tucker has a lot to fear from the people who use password as a password."

Whew. Glad I stuck with 1,2,3,4.

Oh....

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at October 31, 2017 02:37 PM (MINbv)

152 These Podesta characters look like some of the sleaziest trash in D.C. It comes as no surprise that they're tight with the Clintons.

Posted by: Fritz at October 31, 2017 02:37 PM (2Mnv1)

153 139 As an IP lawyer, I strongly urge this criminal defense lawyer to stay in his fucking lane and avoid embarrassing himself again. Thanks.
Posted by: Benji Carver at October 31, 2017 02:35 PM (OD2ni)

Hell, I'm not an IP lawyer and I know he's FOS.

Posted by: Insomniac - Existential Vacuum Salesman at October 31, 2017 02:37 PM (NWiLs)

154 Fair use of your ass?

Keep this up and Shep will get excited.

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at October 31, 2017 02:37 PM (uNTa0)

155 Hey Podesta and idiot lawyer from Venable, Tucker says go get your fuckin shine boxes.

Posted by: Benji Carver at October 31, 2017 02:37 PM (OD2ni)

156
The singularity will not be televised.

Posted by: Neil deGrasse Tyson at October 31, 2017 02:38 PM (ajiE5)

157 Just out of curiosity, how would one do that?

Posted by: bluebell at October 31, 2017 02:34 PM (UoSKV)

tattoo the circle c symbol on it

©

Posted by: @votermom @vm pimping great books usually free or sale at October 31, 2017 02:38 PM (hMwEB)

158 Sarah Huckabee Sanders! is wearing a nice gray top. She looks good in that color.

She is blabbing about taxes.

Posted by: anchorbabe fashion cop at October 31, 2017 02:38 PM (8iiMU)

159 Lawfare needs to be a crime itself ... the use of prosecution or civil action as the actual punishment ... often by the crooked, as warning to the innocents.

We don't need laws like that, we have professional ethical standards!

/snicker

Posted by: The American Bar Association at October 31, 2017 02:38 PM (jhqr1)

160 155 Hey Podesta and idiot lawyer from Venable, Tucker says go get your fuckin shine boxes.
Posted by: Benji Carver at October 31, 2017 02:37 PM (OD2ni)

Someone from Venable sent this? How embarrassing.

Posted by: Insomniac - Existential Vacuum Salesman at October 31, 2017 02:38 PM (NWiLs)

161 If I have not said so before, I am asserting copyright ownership to all my posts. They may not be repeated or quoted without prior written consent. Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter.
==
oops, too late. No do overs.

Posted by: copyright law at October 31, 2017 02:38 PM (dHRDF)

162 Did anyone catch Laura Ingraham last night? Don't have cable anymore so wasn't able to.

Posted by: Cheri at October 31, 2017 02:33 PM (oiNtH)


I did. She was good. Really liked the interview with Gen. Kelly.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at October 31, 2017 02:38 PM (PY9jH)

163 >>Can't Slumber'n Sessions put together a task force to investigate it any time he wants?

Do you know he hasn't?

There are at least 2 committees in Congress looking at it right now and this week they are getting the FBI files that were withheld during the Obama administration and in a couple weeks the confidential informant who has all kinds of evidence.

All of this has been under Sessions control since he took office.

Posted by: JackStraw at October 31, 2017 02:39 PM (/tuJf)

164 Posted by: 18-1 at October 31, 2017 02:36 PM (eSx+E)

There's a third choice:

When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

More here: U.S. History.org

http://tinyurl.com/5yr32



Posted by: Bitter Clinger and All That (Back from the Dead) at October 31, 2017 02:39 PM (YOHxA)

165 Gotta file this under "Moar Winning!"

Posted by: Captain Obvious at October 31, 2017 02:39 PM (yODqO)

166 Interesting... Per TGP... Papadopoulos Is Connected
to Fusion Dossier: Was in Frequent Contact with Sergie Millian, Steele's
"Source" for the Dossier...



http://bit.ly/2gZN1kE

Posted by: Joshua R Barker at October 31, 2017 02:31 PM (iWzUm)
**
So Popodopolus was a Dem plant!!?? I was thinking the same of Manafort.
I need to sit down, have some covfeve.

Posted by: dananjcon at October 31, 2017 02:39 PM (WLK0w)

167 146
Can't Slumber'n Sessions put together a task force to investigate it any time he wants?

Posted by: 18-1 at October 31, 2017 02:36 PM (eSx+E)

I was told he is waiting for the opportune moment. That six months ago. I would not bet on Sessions to do jack shit except take a nap.

Posted by: Under Fire at October 31, 2017 02:39 PM (mcI77)

168 Shall I retell the story about the time at the Old Firm where actual puppets were involved?

Yes please,
warn us if Fen needs to leave the thread first.

Posted by: DaveA at October 31, 2017 02:39 PM (FhXTo)

169 My schadenboner is experiencing Tired Mountain Syndrome ...

Posted by: ShainS at October 31, 2017 02:40 PM (N6TKa)

170 These Podesta characters look like some of the sleaziest trash in D.C. It comes as no surprise that they're tight with the Clintons."

As I've said before, this level of rot didn't start with Teh Won.

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at October 31, 2017 02:40 PM (MINbv)

171 63
If Tucker counter sued, would he not be able to then be able to get into
their records via discovery, to back up the veracity of his reporting?

Posted by: TexasDan at October 31, 2017 02:24 PM (KWj5K)
=========

TexasDan - Tucker would be able to seek that in discovery even if he did not countersue. Generally discovery is for anything that establishes a claim or a defense.

Posted by: Penfold at October 31, 2017 02:40 PM (Fbt5B)

172 134 Copyright my ass.

Posted by: Insomniac - Existential Vacuum Salesman at October 31, 2017 02:31 PM (NWiLs)
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Just out of curiosity, how would one do that?



Posted by: bluebell at October 31, 2017 02:34 PM


Begin by creating a LLC?

Posted by: Diogenes at October 31, 2017 02:40 PM (0tfLf)

173 "Hell, I'm not an IP lawyer and I know he's FOS.

Posted by: Insomniac - Existential Vacuum Salesman"


Oh I know. I just hate when lawyers spout patently obvious BS because they are afraid to say no to their client. Makes the profession look bad (I know, I know).

Posted by: Benji Carver at October 31, 2017 02:40 PM (OD2ni)

174 OT. How did the news of the humiliating mountain disaster ever escape N Korea? Were the Norks forced into a modified limited hangout by circumstances?

Posted by: Semi-Literate Thug at October 31, 2017 02:41 PM (UIIdr)

175 All of this has been under Sessions control since he took office.

Posted by: JackStraw


Beg your pardon, but this sounds a lot like the "we need to win MOAR ELECTIONS!!!" argument we've been feed for God knows how long.

I'm done with excuses. I require results. And a show of good faith.

Posted by: Brother Cavil, Abbot of St. Costello-on-the-Hurlingbone at October 31, 2017 02:41 PM (AM1GF)

176 Japan heard it on a seismograph

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at October 31, 2017 02:41 PM (uNTa0)

177 OT:

I sure hope Gillespie wins the VA Gov race. That way I can get some funding so I can redesign my Honda Civic into a ethnic children killing machine!

Posted by: Puddleglum at October 31, 2017 02:41 PM (K3SHb)

178 Posted by: Neil deGrasse Tyson at October 31, 2017 02:38 PM (ajiE5)

How's those allegations of rape coming along?

Posted by: Bitter Clinger and All That (Back from the Dead) at October 31, 2017 02:41 PM (YOHxA)

179 172 134 Copyright my ass.

Posted by: Insomniac - Existential Vacuum Salesman at October 31, 2017 02:31 PM (NWiLs)
-----------

Just out of curiosity, how would one do that?



Posted by: bluebell at October 31, 2017 02:34 PM

Begin by creating a LLC?
Posted by: Diogenes at October 31, 2017 02:40 PM (0tfLf)

Insomniac's Ass, LLC. Providing Your Ass Needs for at Least 29 Years.

Posted by: The Fine Print at October 31, 2017 02:42 PM (RD7QR)

180 damn sock.. off!

Posted by: Chi-Town Jerry at October 31, 2017 02:42 PM (so+oy)

181 Papadopoulos? Nick Papadopoulos from Yuma?

Posted by: Archer at October 31, 2017 02:42 PM (gbWkA)

182 All my comments are copyrighted.

Posted by: Grump928(C) at October 31, 2017 02:42 PM (QQ+il)

183 Oh I know. I just hate when lawyers spout patently obvious BS because they are afraid to say no to their client. Makes the profession look bad (I know, I know).
Posted by: Benji Carver at October 31, 2017 02:40 PM (OD2ni)

As do I. Drive me up the wall. I've seen things from other lawyers that are just ridiculous and embarrassing - for them - and I can't stand it.

Posted by: Insomniac - Existential Vacuum Salesman at October 31, 2017 02:42 PM (NWiLs)

184 Papadopoulos Is Connected
to Fusion Dossier"

You mean that character in the 90s mediocre Godzilla flick?

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at October 31, 2017 02:42 PM (MINbv)

185 That Remy Trigger video is hilarious.Talented guy.

Posted by: steevy at October 31, 2017 02:42 PM (LiyEm)

186 24 Has anybody asked that judge in Hawaii about this?

Posted by: CrotchetyOldJarhead at October 31, 2017 02:17 PM (/3UUD)

"I sentence you to forced Gender Reassignment and Islamic Conversion!"

--Hawaiian Judge

Posted by: Hikaru at October 31, 2017 02:43 PM (XMDuf)

187 Insomniac's Ass, LLC. Providing Your Ass Needs for at Least 29 Years.
Posted by: The Fine Print at October 31, 2017 02:42 PM (RD7QR)

Beware of ass copyright trolls.

Posted by: Insomniac - Existential Vacuum Salesman at October 31, 2017 02:43 PM (NWiLs)

188 Ummmm....... you sent him a letter. Thats not copyrighted.



Thats not how it works. That's not how ANY of this works.



*looks up from preparing copyright applications for kids' cartoons*

Yeah...what he said.

Fucking attorneys.

Posted by: fixerupper at October 31, 2017 02:14 PM


No...working right now.

Posted by: RedMindBlueState at October 31, 2017 02:43 PM (p+Wdc)

189 177 OT:

I sure hope Gillespie wins the VA Gov race. That way I can get some funding so I can redesign my Honda Civic into a ethnic children killing machine!
Posted by: Puddleglum at October 31, 2017 02:41 PM (K3SHb)

Be sure to maximize the irony with some curb feelers.

Posted by: joncelli: a man, a plan, a crossbow at October 31, 2017 02:43 PM (RD7QR)

190 The law firm violated the first rule of negotiation: Never make a threat that you can't immediately carry out.

They -- and their clients -- know they are just a blowhard law firm.

Low rent dufuses.

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at October 31, 2017 02:43 PM (wo3jg)

191 warn us if Fen needs to leave the thread first.
Posted by: DaveA at October 31, 2017 02:39 PM (FhXTo)

Fen! close your eyes.

Posted by: Bitter Clinger and All That (Back from the Dead) at October 31, 2017 02:43 PM (YOHxA)

192 Given the rot in DC, nobody ever looked into Barky getting tons of money from overseas in the 2008 campaign, because all controls were removed from the campaign donation page. Besides the fact that Soros & Buffett et al were funding bigly, anybody could go to the website and donate, and allegedly many did from overseas.

Posted by: Boots at October 31, 2017 02:43 PM (EBwPV)

193 The North Koreans killed were probably political prisoners used as slave labor.Sadly.

Posted by: steevy at October 31, 2017 02:43 PM (LiyEm)

194 Doesn't matter, by the end of next month, there will not be a Podesta Group. Podesta resigned, and they are liquidating the old firm. They are forming a new firm as fast as they can, so the new firm gets the clients.

It will be run by Podesta's senior execs, and probably hire all the previous employees.


That would make a great plot for a Marx Brothers movie.

Posted by: Max Power at October 31, 2017 02:44 PM (q177U)

195 Tucker Carlson has been called one of the worlds greatest contrarians.
He has lived in DC for a quarter of a century.
His middle names are Swanson McNear.
:::checks BVDs:::

He eats a pot pie once a week.

Posted by: Banana Splits Guy - Nostrildamus at October 31, 2017 02:44 PM (O2yLY)

196 Nick Papadopoulos from Yuma?

No, George Papadopoulos from Webster.

Posted by: bonhomme at October 31, 2017 02:44 PM (jhqr1)

197 Japan heard it on a seismograph"

So they heard it on the grapevine?

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at October 31, 2017 02:44 PM (MINbv)

198 O/T LOL. Jonathan Capehart sez young whites aren't as woke and anti-Trump as he'd hoped.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at October 31, 2017 02:44 PM (PY9jH)

199 "FAVAG"

Is that what they're calling me these days?

Posted by: J. Crew Messenger Bag at October 31, 2017 02:44 PM (ctuyM)

200 73 So I see that MeAgain Kelly is once again trying to get attention by using her fading sex appeal

Posted by: buzzion - guess my sign at October 31, 2017 02:25 PM (cAnNx)


Yeah, that don't impress me, much.

Posted by: tcn in AK at October 31, 2017 02:45 PM (7UW64)

201
The North Koreans killed were probably political prisoners used as slave labor.Sadly.

Posted by: steevy at October 31, 2017 02:43 PM (LiyEm)


The poor souls are out of their misery, at least.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at October 31, 2017 02:45 PM (PY9jH)

202 Feb 9, 2017 - Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions was sworn in Thursday as the 84th attorney general of the United States.

Posted by: Grump928(C) at October 31, 2017 02:45 PM (QQ+il)

203 Podesta can always sue, the standard for sanctions is generally so friggin' ludicrous that sanctions are almost never awarded.

But just because you can, doesn't mean you should. Kinda like sleeping with crazy, you can, but not recommended. And I am totally putting that on my business cards, and I don't even practice matrimonial law.

Posted by: Penfold at October 31, 2017 02:46 PM (Fbt5B)

204 are liquidating the old firm. They are forming a new firm as fast as they can"

So they're hoping to erect something just after a dysfunction?

Sure...

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at October 31, 2017 02:46 PM (MINbv)

205 I'd just like to know how much they billed the Podestas for that letter. My lawyer bills me $50 for an email.

Posted by: notsothoreau at October 31, 2017 02:46 PM (JKNZq)

206 Papadopoulos Is Connected
to Fusion Dossier"


That dude with the big hair what talks about the alienz?

Posted by: CrotchetyOldJarhead at October 31, 2017 02:46 PM (/3UUD)

207 "So I see that MeAgain Kelly is once again trying to get attention by using her fading sex appeal

Posted by: buzzion - guess my sign at October 31, 2017 02:25 PM (cAnNx)

Yeah, that don't impress me, much.
Posted by: tcn in AK"


Heh. Well played.

Posted by: Benji Carver at October 31, 2017 02:46 PM (OD2ni)

208 Copyright my ass.

Posted by: Insomniac - Existential Vacuum Salesman at October 31, 2017 02:31 PM (NWiLs)
-----------

Just out of curiosity, how would one do that?



Posted by: bluebell at October 31, 2017 02:34 PM

Begin by creating a LLC?
Posted by: Diogenes



Limited Liability Crapper?

Posted by: rickb223 at October 31, 2017 02:47 PM (QFqpA)

209 Posted by: Bitter Clinger and All That (Back from the Dead) at October 31, 2017 02:43 PM (YOHxA)

I'm married with a 17 year old and have been around the block -or at least half the block. ;^) Besides i was the person who mentioned the baseball coach who said players should roast their nuts for more testosterone. I even mentioned that I said a dirty word this morning. And talking about where the man touched you by using puppets is going to make me run screaming from the blog?

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at October 31, 2017 02:47 PM (iVOAv)

210 Again that 1998 monster movie with Mathew Broderick is NOT Godzilla.

Posted by: steevy at October 31, 2017 02:47 PM (LiyEm)

211 How bout Manafort's Lawyer? He came out of yesterday ready to rumble!!
Shouting out to the crowd like the town crier advertising 1/2 price pints at the local pub.


Posted by: dananjcon at October 31, 2017 02:47 PM (WLK0w)

212 Limited Liability Crapper?
Posted by: rickb223 at October 31, 2017 02:47 PM (QFqpA)

Limited Liability Culo

Posted by: Insomniac - Existential Vacuum Salesman at October 31, 2017 02:47 PM (NWiLs)

213 When North Korea says 200 people were killed, the actual number was probably 600 to 800.

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at October 31, 2017 02:47 PM (wo3jg)

214
then nothing. the press was cowed into submission.
----------------------------

Wasn't some reporter locked in a closet during a function at the White House?

Didn't Hillary! keep the press away from her at campaign events by roping the reporters into a holding area?
Posted by: Boots at October 31, 2017 02:35 PM (EBwPV)

The closet was at a big fundraiser with Joey Biden. I think it was a male reporter, otherwise Joe would have joined her in the closet.

The rope was IN PUBLIC, at a small town parade. They were keeping the clot of reporters from getting close to her Highness, Felonia von Pantsuit.

Posted by: rd at October 31, 2017 02:47 PM (4dz1m)

215 I'd just like to know how much they billed the Podestas for that letter. My lawyer bills me $50 for an email.

Posted by: notsothoreau at October 31, 2017 02:46 PM (JKNZq)

----------------------------------
At least $200 and another $200 for the copyright.

Posted by: Undocumented at October 31, 2017 02:47 PM (5NMZN)

216 >>Beg your pardon, but this sounds a lot like the "we need to win MOAR ELECTIONS!!!" argument we've been feed for God knows how long.

Wasn't an excuse at all. I was simply saying that I don't know what Sessions is doing if anything. But I was also pointing out that he has had the FBI files that nobody outside the Obama administration even knew existed for 7 years and he also has control over a confidential FBI witness who also was hidden for 7 years since he took the job.

And now that information is being released to Congress. Perhaps he is also using it to look into what has been going on. The DOJ doesn't typically put out press releases when they do investigations until they are finished.

Just about a week ago the FBI announced that a long term surveillance investigation resulted in the arrest of a jihadi wannabe in Florida. The buy was planning to set off a bomb in the Dolphin Mall in Miami. Nobody knew it was happening until after the investigation was concluded.

That is how the DOJ is supposed to work and did pre-Obama.

Posted by: JackStraw at October 31, 2017 02:47 PM (/tuJf)

217 Posted by: FenelonSpoke at October 31, 2017 02:47 PM (iVOAv)

I was only teasing. Gee willikers.

Posted by: Bitter Clinger and All That (Back from the Dead) at October 31, 2017 02:47 PM (YOHxA)

218 Keep getting timeouts trying to watch the video. I guess too many other morons are using up the bandwidth.

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at October 31, 2017 02:47 PM (/qEW2)

219 Story time!

*waits for everyone to get popcorn*

The short version (don't do it Horde). We had a client with severe social anxiety who used puppets to communicate. If you asked her a question, the puppet would answer for her, that way it was the puppet speaking to you, not her. Sweet woman. Cray cray but sweet.

We handled a case for her and sent her on her merry way. A year or so later, she was in another accident and came back to us. A new lawyer was assigned to the case and she stuck her head in my office before meeting with the client to ask if there was anything she needed to know since I'd worked with the client before. I said nope, nothing at all.

Cut to half an hour later. I'm sitting at my desk, all innocently, when my office door is thrown open. There was the lawyer, all stabbing her finger in the air at me and yelling YOU KNEW! YOU KNEW ABOUT THE PUPPETS AND DIDN'T TELL ME!

I may or may not have started laughing so hard I was crying.

Posted by: alexthechick - Your new AG. Now the DOJ has grry hands. at October 31, 2017 02:47 PM (mf5HN)

220 Insomniac's Ass, LLC. Providing Your Ass Needs for at Least 29 Years.
Posted by: The Fine Print at October 31, 2017 02:42 PM


Website?

Asking for a friend.

Posted by: Shep at October 31, 2017 02:48 PM (ctuyM)

221 If I write checks my ass can't cash, my ass will be shielded from liability.

Posted by: Insomniac - Existential Vacuum Salesman at October 31, 2017 02:48 PM (NWiLs)

222 206 Papadopoulos Is Connected
to Fusion Dossier"

That dude with the big hair what talks about the alienz?
Posted by: CrotchetyOldJarhead at October 31, 2017 02:46 PM (/3UUD)

He's not saying that aliens pulled it out of their ass but aliens pulled it out of their ass.

Posted by: joncelli: a man, a plan, a crossbow at October 31, 2017 02:48 PM (RD7QR)

223 And nobody will bat an eye in the swamp when the Atsedop Firm rises from the ashes to do the exact same business that the Podestas did before.

Posted by: Hikaru at October 31, 2017 02:48 PM (XMDuf)

224 178 Posted by: Neil deGrasse Tyson at October 31, 2017 02:38 PM (ajiE5)

How's those allegations of rape coming along?



Posted by: Bitter Clinger and All That (Back from the Dead) at October 31, 2017 02:41 PM (YOHxA)


Oh, c'mon, he was just putting his science into her.

Posted by: tcn in AK at October 31, 2017 02:48 PM (7UW64)

225 Papadopoulos? Nick Papadopoulos from Yuma?
Posted by: Archer
............
Chicago..
His professor here in Chicago at DePaul university described him as "zealous and a bit simple".. and that he was good at "embellishing"..

His background was all an embellishment as well.. it seems he's been a professional unpaid intern!

Posted by: Chi-Town Jerry at October 31, 2017 02:48 PM (so+oy)

226 liquidating the old firm

Lavrentiy Beria was good at that.

Posted by: Grump928(C) at October 31, 2017 02:48 PM (QQ+il)

227 221
If I write checks my ass can't cash, my ass will be shielded from liability.
Posted by: Insomniac - Existential Vacuum Salesman at October 31, 2017 02:48 PM (NWiLs)


I'd settle for it being shielded from my view. KTHXBI.

Posted by: tcn in AK at October 31, 2017 02:48 PM (7UW64)

228 "Okay so you're Brad Pitt"

https://youtu.be/mqFLXayD6e8

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at October 31, 2017 02:49 PM (uNTa0)

229 219 There are real people like Mr.Garrison from South Park?Amazing.

Posted by: steevy at October 31, 2017 02:49 PM (LiyEm)

230 Posted by: alexthechick - Your new AG. Now the DOJ has grry hands. at October 31, 2017 02:47 PM (mf5HN)



Posted by: @votermom @vm pimping great books usually free or sale at October 31, 2017 02:49 PM (hMwEB)

231 215 I'd just like to know how much they billed the Podestas for that letter. My lawyer bills me $50 for an email.

Posted by: notsothoreau at October 31, 2017 02:46 PM (JKNZq)

----------------------------------
At least $200 and another $200 for the copyright.
Posted by: Undocumented at October 31, 2017 02:47 PM (5NMZN)

Venable in DC? Probably $800 an hour. No I'm not kidding.

Posted by: Insomniac - Existential Vacuum Salesman at October 31, 2017 02:49 PM (NWiLs)

232 Again that 1998 monster movie with Mathew Broderick is NOT Godzilla"

Sure it is. Got it all - bad acting, wooden dialogue, bad sets, and Mr. Horseface...

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at October 31, 2017 02:49 PM (MINbv)

233 202 Feb 9, 2017 - Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions was sworn in Thursday as the 84th attorney general of the United States.
__________________________________

Marking the epic beginning of a public servant personally devoted to doing absolutely nothing -- and looking important while doing it.

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at October 31, 2017 02:50 PM (wo3jg)

234 "215 I'd just like to know how much they billed the Podestas for that letter. My lawyer bills me $50 for an email.

Posted by: notsothoreau at October 31, 2017 02:46 PM (JKNZq)

----------------------------------
At least $200 and another $200 for the copyright.
Posted by: Undocumented"


Knowing Venable and since that idiot is a Senior Partner, I would guess his rate is about $800/hour. I would say $3000 for that letter.

Posted by: Benji Carver at October 31, 2017 02:50 PM (OD2ni)

235 I'd settle for it being shielded from my view. KTHXBI.
Posted by: tcn in AK at October 31, 2017 02:48 PM (7UW64)


Hey, it's not so bad. I've been working out. It's just pasty.

Posted by: Insomniac - Existential Vacuum Salesman at October 31, 2017 02:50 PM (NWiLs)

236 Cut to half an hour later. I'm sitting at my desk, all innocently, when my office door is thrown open. There was the lawyer, all stabbing her finger in the air at me and yelling YOU KNEW! YOU KNEW ABOUT THE PUPPETS AND DIDN'T TELL ME!

I may or may not have started laughing so hard I was crying.
Posted by: alexthechick - Your new AG. Now the DOJ has grry hands. at October 31, 2017 02:47 PM (mf5HN)

Was it a ... Sock Puppet?

Posted by: Darth NotSerious at October 31, 2017 02:50 PM (NgKpN)

237 That is how the DOJ is supposed to work and did pre-Obama.
***
The problem is the GOPe's standard method it to promise a bunch of good things, claim they can't talk about all the great stuff they are doing and then eventually deliver...nothing. While asking for more money, time, votes, etc.

Could Slumber'n Sessions be doing awesome stuff behind the scenes? Sure. Is there any evidence that he is? Not really. What does Occam's Razor say his silence means?

Posted by: 18-1 at October 31, 2017 02:50 PM (eSx+E)

238 I must say that Mr. Carlson has really exceeded my expectations. Amazing what a lot of work, knowledge, and experience can do. My current opinion is the complete opposite of the old CNN Tucker Carlson.
Posted by: rd at October 31, 2017 02:24 PM (4dz1m)


I think the low point for the CNN Tucker was when he went on Jon Leibowitz's show and got ridiculed by the clapping seals as they applauded their midget hero. I felt bad for him because it was a fight he couldn't win and best to just avoid and let the back biters do what they do. So I'm glad he's in a better place by taking advantage of MeAgain's flouncing off.

Posted by: Captain Hate at October 31, 2017 02:51 PM (y7DUB)

239 '232 That fish eating ponce is not The King of Monsters!AtC this guy needs an expedited special delivery from The Horde.

Posted by: steevy at October 31, 2017 02:51 PM (LiyEm)

240

Yeah, this was a thing of beauty.

I laughed and laughed.

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at October 31, 2017 02:51 PM (fceHP)

241 How does one proceed in court if a pervert touches your puppet inappropriately?

Posted by: Vashta Nerada at October 31, 2017 02:51 PM (7ZVPa)

242 There was the lawyer, all stabbing her finger in
the air at me and yelling YOU KNEW! YOU KNEW ABOUT THE PUPPETS AND
DIDN'T TELL ME!



I may or may not have started laughing so hard I was crying.

Posted by: alexthechick - Your new AG. Now the DOJ has grry hands. at October 31, 2017 02:47 PM (mf5HN)


I can picture you doubled over, disappearing under your desk.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at October 31, 2017 02:51 PM (PY9jH)

243 then nothing. the press was cowed into submission.

----------------------------

=============

Hillary's out of rehab? That was quick.

Posted by: mrp at October 31, 2017 02:51 PM (Pqytn)

244 Posted by: alexthechick - Your new AG. Now the DOJ has grry hands. at October 31, 2017 02:47 PM (mf5HN)

Do I detect a slight spirit of mischievousness in your nature? ;^)

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at October 31, 2017 02:51 PM (iVOAv)

245 If only I thought of that! Copyrighting my 30,000 emails!

*hic*

Posted by: Hillary at October 31, 2017 02:51 PM (wo3jg)

246 Marking the epic beginning of a public servant personally devoted to
doing absolutely nothing -- and looking important while doing it.
___
Hey, I nailed some pot farmers. That's what you people care about right? Stopping that refer madness?

Posted by: Slumber'n Sessions at October 31, 2017 02:51 PM (eSx+E)

247 So I see that MeAgain Kelly is once again trying to get attention by using her fading sex appeal

Posted by: buzzion - guess my sign at October 31, 2017 02:25 PM (cAnNx)

Megyn Kelly is basically the main character in Bridesmaids.

Posted by: joe, living dangerously at October 31, 2017 02:51 PM (KUaJL)

248 AtC.... I have enough popcorn. please re-tell the puppet story. (I thought I had been here a long time, but this is something I have not read)

Posted by: USMC8541One Shot to Slay them all at October 31, 2017 02:52 PM (NmR1a)

249 And talking about where the man touched you by using puppets is going to make me run screaming from the blog?

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at October 31, 2017 02:47 PM (iVOAv)


I always find it humorous when people assume that Christians are rubes. Isn't it more likely that those of us who choose to run to God are more instead of less aware of evil? Just a thought.

Posted by: tcn in AK at October 31, 2017 02:52 PM (7UW64)

250 215
I'd just like to know how much they billed the Podestas for that letter. My lawyer bills me $50 for an email.



Posted by: notsothoreau at October 31, 2017 02:46 PM (JKNZq)

----------------------------------
At least $200 and another $200 for the copyright.


Posted by: Undocumented at October 31, 2017 02:47 PM (5NMZN)
--------------------------
Figure at least a $1k. Really. Figure the partner is billing at the rate of at least $500/hr. And the associate who wrote it is billing probably $300/hr minimum and that associate spent a couple of hours writing and the partner will bill an hour reading it and revising it.


Posted by: Penfold at October 31, 2017 02:52 PM (Fbt5B)

251 Cut to half an hour later. I'm sitting at my desk, all innocently, when my office door is thrown open. There was the lawyer, all stabbing her finger in the air at me and yelling YOU KNEW! YOU KNEW ABOUT THE PUPPETS AND DIDN'T TELL ME!

I may or may not have started laughing so hard I was crying.

Posted by: alexthechick - Your new AG. Now the DOJ has grry hands. at October 31, 2017 02:47 PM (mf5HN)


========

Question: are you *obligated* to take on such people as clients? Is there some stupid law that says law firms must defend people like that?

I realize that everyone has the right to an attorney, but I thought those were government employed attorneys, not private lawfirms.

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at October 31, 2017 02:52 PM (/qEW2)

252 shoulda known you'd post it as I was typing!

Posted by: USMC8541One Shot to Slay them all at October 31, 2017 02:52 PM (NmR1a)

253 I can picture you doubled over, disappearing under your desk.


she can do that standing up

Posted by: Cu'Chulainn at October 31, 2017 02:52 PM (vmsda)

254 I would say $3000 for that letter.
Posted by: Benji Carver at October 31, 2017 02:50


Does that include the embarrassment surcharge?

Posted by: pep at October 31, 2017 02:53 PM (wW03z)

255 >>Could Slumber'n Sessions be doing awesome stuff behind the scenes? Sure. Is there any evidence that he is? Not really. What does Occam's Razor say his silence means?

Nothing. Again, that is how the DOJ is supposed to work.

Sessions has beed doing a lot. Maybe not the things you want but he has been busy doing things.

Posted by: JackStraw at October 31, 2017 02:53 PM (/tuJf)

256 >>
O/T LOL. Jonathan Capehart sez young whites aren't as woke and anti-Trump as he'd hoped.


Isn't he the WashPost reporter who wears bowties on Morning Joe?

Posted by: Lizzy at October 31, 2017 02:53 PM (W+vEI)

257 Figure at least a $1k. Really. Figure the partner is billing at the rate of at least $500/hr. And the associate who wrote it is billing probably $300/hr minimum and that associate spent a couple of hours writing and the partner will bill an hour reading it and revising it.


Posted by: Penfold at October 31, 2017 02:52 PM (Fbt5B)

More. Venable is a huge name DC law firm.

Posted by: Insomniac - Existential Vacuum Salesman at October 31, 2017 02:53 PM (NWiLs)

258 YOU KNEW! YOU KNEW ABOUT THE PUPPETS AND DIDN'T TELL ME!

Posted by: alexthechick - Your new AG. Now the DOJ has grry hands. at October 31, 2017 02:47 PM (mf5HN)

It's opportunities like that that make life worth living, just on the off chance that another one will come your way....

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at October 31, 2017 02:53 PM (wYseH)

259 Isn't he the WashPost reporter who wears bowties on Morning Joe?


Posted by: Lizzy at October 31, 2017 02:53 PM (W+vEI)


Yes. He's a less-manly version of Shep.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at October 31, 2017 02:54 PM (PY9jH)

260 "Does that include the embarrassment surcharge?
Posted by: pep"


I'm sure the lawyer included his time for taking a dump.

Posted by: Benji Carver at October 31, 2017 02:54 PM (OD2ni)

261 I should have copyrighted my financial records.

Posted by: Paul Manafort at October 31, 2017 02:54 PM (wo3jg)

262 So Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) will not run again. Is that news? Should I care?

Posted by: IrishEi at October 31, 2017 02:54 PM (HiDrR)

263 she can do that standing up"

This will end well...

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at October 31, 2017 02:54 PM (MINbv)

264 More. Venable is a huge name DC law firm.

Posted by: Insomniac - Existential Vacuum Salesman at October 31, 2017 02:53 PM (NWiLs)

Yup.

NYC firm without quite the cachet of Venable charged my mom $800/hr.

Go ahead...guess what I did.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at October 31, 2017 02:55 PM (wYseH)

265 Copyright my ass.



Posted by: Insomniac - Existential Vacuum Salesman at October 31, 2017 02:31 PM (NWiLs)

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Just out of curiosity, how would one do that?



Posted by: bluebell at October 31, 2017 02:34 PM


Start with Form VA....unless it does tricks, then we could probably use Form PA.

Posted by: RedMindBlueState at October 31, 2017 02:55 PM (p+Wdc)

266 32
You know if you had told me 15 years ago that out of the then
conservative pundits and talking heads Tucker Carlson would be the
badass, take no prisoners guy on the air in 2017 I wouldn't have
believed you..."The guy in the bowtie?!?"


Posted by: 18-1 at October 31, 2017 02:19 PM (eSx+E)
_______
So Tucker Carlson is what a CNN commentator looks like when he grows up and becomes a man.


Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at October 31, 2017 02:55 PM (UsCnO)

267 yo

Posted by: George at October 31, 2017 02:55 PM (E3D8x)

268 I may or may not have started laughing so hard I was crying.
Posted by: alexthechick - Your new AG. Now the DOJ has grry hands. at October 31, 2017 02:47 PM (mf5HN)

Sometimes life hands us a hanging floater. A softball that just floats in and it's impossible to miss and to resist.

And even though it was a floater, it still feels so good to smack that thing out of the ball park.

Posted by: Bitter Clinger and All That (Back from the Dead) at October 31, 2017 02:55 PM (YOHxA)

269 >>>Is that news? Should I care?

Yes.
No.

Posted by: Banana Splits Guy - Nostrildamus at October 31, 2017 02:55 PM (O2yLY)

270
Sessions has beed doing a lot. Maybe not the things you want but he has been busy doing things.

Posted by: JackStraw at October 31, 2017 02:53 PM (/tuJf)

=======================
He started assembling his office chair, finished that after the instruction manual was translated from the original Vietnamese to Engrish, and then Jeff installed some shelving units. The light tracks were a bit off center, so they needed attention.

Posted by: mrp at October 31, 2017 02:56 PM (Pqytn)

271
Interesting... Per TGP... Papadopoulos Is Connected
to Fusion Dossier: Was in Frequent Contact with Sergie Millian, Steele's "Source" for the Dossier...

Source or Putin's FSB designated Action Agent?

I hope everyone realizes that good old Vlad is laughing his ass off at the trouble they stirred up?

The only Russian agents in this whole thing are the Democrats and the MSM (BIRM), and these dumbshits aren't even getting paid!

Posted by: rd at October 31, 2017 02:56 PM (4dz1m)

272 Puppet Boy, please show us on this puppet where the puppet touched you.

Posted by: Pinocchio, Attorney At Law at October 31, 2017 02:56 PM (wo3jg)

273 *couriers to the Empress a hate shake*

That lawyer... did you have a tiff with her before that perchance?

In Wagaya no Oinari-Sama one of the goddesses of Japan creates a copy of herself but like Edward Scissorhand's creator muffed the hands. So her copy has these knitted hand puppets that also talk.

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at October 31, 2017 02:56 PM (uNTa0)

274 Question: are you *obligated* to take on such people
as clients? Is there some stupid law that says law firms must defend
people like that?



I realize that everyone has the right to an attorney, but I thought
those were government employed attorneys, not private lawfirms.

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at October 31, 2017 02:52 PM (/qEW2)
-----------
Your right to counsel at government expense is for certain types of legal matters (think criminal and in NYC, residential tenants in landlord-tenant proceedings) and depends on how much money you have. If you have insufficient resources as determined by the Court, you get court appointed counsel you do not have to reimburse.

Posted by: Penfold at October 31, 2017 02:56 PM (Fbt5B)

275 "Copyright my ass.
Posted by: Insomniac
Just out of curiosity, how would one do that?"

Talk to MY lawyer, honey.

Posted by: Taylor Swift at October 31, 2017 02:56 PM (3myMJ)

276 So Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) will not run again."

Perhaps he's going back out on the road for Jeb!

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at October 31, 2017 02:56 PM (MINbv)

277 264 More. Venable is a huge name DC law firm.

Posted by: Insomniac - Existential Vacuum Salesman at October 31, 2017 02:53 PM (NWiLs)

Yup.

NYC firm without quite the cachet of Venable charged my mom $800/hr.

Go ahead...guess what I did.
Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at October 31, 2017 02:55 PM (wYseH)

I suspect something involving righteous anger and f-bombs.

Posted by: Insomniac - Existential Vacuum Salesman at October 31, 2017 02:56 PM (NWiLs)

278 >>Yes. He's a less-manly version of Shep.

It's a sort of studied nerdiness, the bowties and the glasses....just funny he's lecturing on wokeness. OK, Urkel...

Posted by: Lizzy at October 31, 2017 02:57 PM (W+vEI)

279 Re: The ass copywrite. At my previous place of employment, my office manager understood that when I said to forward the client my special fax, that meant to send them a Xerox of my butt. This was, of course, an inside office joke and never really happened, but it seems to me that you could, in fact, copywrite your ass if you were to publish it.

Posted by: tcn in AK at October 31, 2017 02:57 PM (7UW64)

280 Go ahead...guess what I did.
Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at October 31, 2017 02:55 PM (wYseH)
-----------

Copyrighted your ass?

Are we still on that topic?

Posted by: bluebell at October 31, 2017 02:57 PM (UoSKV)

281 275 "Copyright my ass.
Posted by: Insomniac
Just out of curiosity, how would one do that?"

Talk to MY lawyer, honey.
Posted by: Taylor Swift at October 31, 2017 02:56 PM (3myMJ)

Quite a feat, as you have no ass to copyright.

Posted by: Insomniac - Existential Vacuum Salesman at October 31, 2017 02:57 PM (NWiLs)

282 So Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) will not run again. Is that news? Should I care?

Posted by: IrishEi at October 31, 2017 02:54 PM (HiDrR)

-----------------------------
News : YesCare: No (Unless residing in the 5th)

Posted by: RioBravo at October 31, 2017 02:58 PM (5NMZN)

283 Do I detect a slight spirit of mischievousness in your nature? ;^)
Posted by: FenelonSpoke at October 31, 2017 02:51 PM


AtC has sock-puppeted here a veritable plethora of times.

Posted by: Shep at October 31, 2017 02:58 PM (ctuyM)

284 Shake it off.

Posted by: Pinocchio, Attorney At Law at October 31, 2017 02:58 PM (wo3jg)

285 Copyrighted your ass?

Are we still on that topic

I am not sure that's ever OFF topic...

Posted by: Cu'Chulainn at October 31, 2017 02:58 PM (vmsda)

286 Talk to MY lawyer, honey.
Posted by: Taylor Swift at October 31, 2017 02:56 PM (3myMJ)


You don't HAVE an ass, dear heart. I mean...

Posted by: Alcoholic Asshole Shut In at October 31, 2017 02:58 PM (CPk08)

287 272 Puppet Boy, please show us on this puppet where the puppet touched you.

Posted by: Pinocchio, Attorney At Law at October 31, 2017 02:56 PM (wo3jg)


PUT THE PUPPET DOWN, AND SLOWLY BACK AWAY!!!

Posted by: tcn in AK at October 31, 2017 02:58 PM (7UW64)

288 Cut to half an hour later. I'm sitting at my desk, all innocently,
when my office door is thrown open. There was the lawyer, all stabbing
her finger in the air at me and yelling YOU KNEW! YOU KNEW ABOUT THE
PUPPETS AND DIDN'T TELL ME!



I may or may not have started laughing so hard I was crying.



Posted by: alexthechick - Your new AG. Now the DOJ has grry hands. at October 31, 2017 02:47 PM


ROFLMFAO!!!!!!

Posted by: RedMindBlueState at October 31, 2017 02:58 PM (p+Wdc)

289 So Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) will not run again.


All hail Bannon.

Posted by: Grump928(C) at October 31, 2017 02:59 PM (QQ+il)

290 Remember when Tucker Carlson replaced The Kelly File? then The O'Reilly Factor?

yeah me neither.

Posted by: Rick in SK at October 31, 2017 02:59 PM (FZYNt)

291 I see Jeff Session's spirit squad is in fine form.

Jeff Session's is a disgrace and loser.

He is directly responsible for the situation the Trump administration finds itself embroiled in.

Over the course of his tenure, I have seen nothing that indicates he is doing anything with regards the wonton and out of control corruption that is being discovered on a daily basis.

If by summer of next year multiple indictments of high officials in the Obama administration, Clinton World or the DNC for the MULTIPLE crimes we know were committed, then they aint ever happening and
Jeff Sessions will go down as the most repugnant and disriputible piece of shit to ever hold the tile of AG and that's saying something.

Posted by: Kreplach at October 31, 2017 02:59 PM (Wtll+)

292 "The problem is the GOPe's standard method it to promise a bunch of good things, claim they can't talk about all the great stuff they are doing and then eventually deliver...nothing. While asking for more money, time, votes, etc. "

Exactly what has "slumbering sessions" promised? Do you have any specifics? What has "zzzzzzsesiions" asked for? Again do you have any specifics on this.

Far as I know AG Sessions has promised nothing nor has he asked for anything. What ever he is doing it's not leaking out, which is something you would want from an investigation.

Or maybe you don't?

Posted by: Tim in Illinois at October 31, 2017 02:59 PM (sf2BM)

293
Megan Kelly dresses up as Shania Twain. Staff decorates her dressing room with toilet paper. Good Times!

Posted by: Ha Ha Ha at October 31, 2017 03:00 PM (/zwDg)

294 "new American Dirtbag Translation"... heh heh heh... some of the ones out there now are about as bad....

Posted by: kraken at October 31, 2017 03:00 PM (/9d70)

295 PUT THE PUPPET DOWN, AND SLOWLY BACK AWAY!!!"

Yeah, that Rupert puppet can make quite a racket.

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at October 31, 2017 03:00 PM (MINbv)

296 Back to writing... eeerr rewriting.

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at October 31, 2017 03:00 PM (uNTa0)

297 I suspect something involving righteous anger and f-bombs.

Posted by: Insomniac - Existential Vacuum Salesman at October 31, 2017 02:56 PM (NWiLs)

No...I am not a savage.

Took the business away from them and haven't paid the bill. I guess I'll wait until it goes into collections, and they can explain to some bored municipal judge why they duplicated work done by another attorney...that they knew about.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at October 31, 2017 03:00 PM (wYseH)

298 202 Feb 9, 2017 - Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions was sworn in Thursday as the 84th attorney general of the United States.

Mar 2, 2017 - Sessions: 'I Have Recused Myself'

Posted by: Under Fire at October 31, 2017 03:00 PM (mcI77)

299 Another verse for the time, Isaiah 32:5 No longer will the fool be called noble nor the scoundrel be highly respected.

Posted by: Drive-by Bible Quoter at October 31, 2017 03:01 PM (5U1dB)

300 I'm now sitting in my office, doing exactly nothing whatsoever, which is what I have done all morning, and wearing a lovely pair of sequined Minnie Mouse ears, complete with red bow, and not one person has commented or even noticed.

Government work.

If we didn't need the bennies......

Posted by: tcn in AK at October 31, 2017 03:01 PM (7UW64)

301 Question: are you *obligated* to take on such people as clients? Is there some stupid law that says law firms must defend people like that?

I realize that everyone has the right to an attorney, but I thought those were government employed attorneys, not private lawfirms.
Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at October 31, 2017 02:52 PM (/qEW2)



This wasn't criminal defense, I worked for ambulance chasers. Puppet lady was riding a scooter (not the foot push kind, the kind that go like 30 mph and are street legal) and she was hit by someone who turned left on a red light. We were representing her in the claim against the driver.

Posted by: alexthechick - Your new AG. Now the DOJ has grry hands. at October 31, 2017 03:01 PM (mf5HN)

302 293
Megan Kelly dresses up as Shania Twain. Staff decorates her dressing room with toilet paper. Good Times!
Posted by: Ha Ha Ha

MeAgain dresses up like a milk carton.

Has anyone seen my career?

Posted by: Rick in SK at October 31, 2017 03:01 PM (FZYNt)

303 297 I suspect something involving righteous anger and f-bombs.

Posted by: Insomniac - Existential Vacuum Salesman at October 31, 2017 02:56 PM (NWiLs)

No...I am not a savage.

Took the business away from them and haven't paid the bill. I guess I'll wait until it goes into collections, and they can explain to some bored municipal judge why they duplicated work done by another attorney...that they knew about.
Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at October 31, 2017 03:00 PM (wYseH)

That works too but I was hoping for at least a little savagery.

Posted by: Insomniac - Existential Vacuum Salesman at October 31, 2017 03:01 PM (NWiLs)

304 "Quite a feat, as you have no ass to copyright."

"You don't HAVE an ass, dear heart. I mean..."

That's why even though she won the suit, the award was only $1.00.

Posted by: Meremortal at October 31, 2017 03:02 PM (3myMJ)

305 299 Another verse for the time, Isaiah 32:5 No longer will the fool be called noble nor the scoundrel be highly respected.
Posted by: Drive-by Bible Quoter at October 31, 2017 03:01 PM (5U1dB)

Now THERE'S a timely quote.

Posted by: joncelli: a man, a plan, a crossbow at October 31, 2017 03:02 PM (RD7QR)

306 O/T - Uh...........?

Around 80 protesters outside the Cinémathèque Française, which is
showcasing Polanski's films next month, banged on windows and carried
placards with slogans such as, "If rape is an art, give Polanski all the
(French movie award) Cesars".

A few members of the Femen group exposed their breasts and shouted "no honours for rapists" in the presence of Polanski before security
pushed them outside.



This is on par with the idiocy of 'didldos, not guns' protests.

Posted by: Lizzy at October 31, 2017 03:02 PM (W+vEI)

307
Posted by: Neil deGrasse Tyson at October 31, 2017 02:38 PM (ajiE5)

How's those allegations of rape coming along?

Posted by: Bitter Clinger and All That (Back from the Dead) at October 31, 2017 02:41 PM (YOHxA)


They're not coming as hard as I did.

Posted by: Neil deGrasse Tyson at October 31, 2017 03:02 PM (ajiE5)

308 I am so sick of Shep's giddy Never Trump shtick.

Gah. What a loathsome waste of skin.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at October 31, 2017 03:02 PM (PY9jH)

309 I myself am disappointed in Sessions.

I cannot believe that someone with such promise and supposed agreement with so many of my own opinions would fail so spectacularly.

I can only hope that Jack Straw is correct.

By next year we should know whether or not Sessions has failed Trump. It's just a bit too soon yet to judge.

Rope . enough . may be the game here.

Posted by: Bitter Clinger and All That (Back from the Dead) at October 31, 2017 03:03 PM (YOHxA)

310 I'm thinking about getting tickets to some of Megyn's upcoming shows. She might give everyone a car.

Posted by: Meremortal at October 31, 2017 03:03 PM (3myMJ)

311 Another Bannon scalp: Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX)

Posted by: Captain Hate at October 31, 2017 03:03 PM (y7DUB)

312 Sure it is. Got it all - bad acting, wooden dialogue, bad sets, and Mr. Horseface...


Wait - John Kerry was in a movie? Well - come to think of it - he did have the title role in Mr. Ed... So I guess its not too far a stretch.

Posted by: Clearly at October 31, 2017 03:03 PM (s5gFo)

313 This wasn't criminal defense, I worked for ambulance chasers. Puppet lady was riding a scooter (not the foot push kind, the kind that go like 30 mph and are street legal) and she was hit by someone who turned left on a red light. We were representing her in the claim against the driver.
Posted by: alexthechick - Your new AG. Now the DOJ has grry hands. at October 31, 2017 03:01 PM (mf5HN)


Why does it not surprise me that puppet lady rode a scooter....lol.

Posted by: Alcoholic Asshole Shut In at October 31, 2017 03:03 PM (CPk08)

314 310 I'm thinking about getting tickets to some of Megyn's upcoming shows. She might give everyone a car.
Posted by: Meremortal

you are more likely to get ear cancer

Posted by: Rick in SK at October 31, 2017 03:03 PM (FZYNt)

315 In re the Podesta brothers, over at GAB, they have been posting pictures of them side by side with the sketches of the guys who were seen in the area where Madeliene McCann was kidnapped. The Podestas were in Portugal at the time.

Posted by: Sherry McEvil, Stiletto Corsettes now with a gleeful heart... at October 31, 2017 03:04 PM (kXoT0)

316 Shit, excuse that last redundant comment please.

Posted by: Captain Hate at October 31, 2017 03:04 PM (y7DUB)

317 A few members of the Femen group exposed their breasts and shouted "no honours for rapists" in the presence of Polanski before security
pushed them outside.


This is on par with the idiocy of 'didldos, not guns' protests.


Posted by: Lizzy at October 31, 2017 03:02 PM (W+vEI)


Consider the source. Those "ladies" are showing off their only assets. But by attaching those assets to incoherent screaming empty heads, they guarantee that they will never be put to good use.

Posted by: tcn in AK at October 31, 2017 03:04 PM (7UW64)

318 Shep is Fox homage to decadent Decline of the West.

Posted by: kraken at October 31, 2017 03:04 PM (/9d70)

319 This is CNN. Apple or Banana?

Posted by: George at October 31, 2017 03:04 PM (zy2YI)

320 I was hoping for at least a little savagery.

Posted by: Insomniac - Existential Vacuum Salesman at October 31, 2017 03:01 PM (NWiLs)

http://tinyurl.com/yaebn9gs

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at October 31, 2017 03:04 PM (wYseH)

321 Also don't think that I am ignoring the slur on Gojira by invoking That Movie Which Shall Not Be Named.

*lays in wait*

Posted by: alexthechick - Your new AG. Now the DOJ has grry hands. at October 31, 2017 03:05 PM (mf5HN)

322 Mueller : J'Accuse
Sessions : Je Recuse

Posted by: Hikaru at October 31, 2017 03:05 PM (WDCYi)

323
I hope everyone realizes that good old Vlad is laughing his ass off at the trouble they stirred up?

I don't think he's laughing his ass off.He had tons of money and time invested in a Hillary Clinton presidency and on top of losingthat the democratic temper tantrum about Trump winning has drawn unwanted attention to how much Russian money is floating around DC

Posted by: Deplorable Male Logic at October 31, 2017 03:05 PM (lKyWE)

324 And nobody will bat an eye in the swamp when the Atsedop Firm rises from the ashes to do the exact same business that the Podestas did before.

Posted by: Hikaru at October 31, 2017 02:48 PM (XMDuf)

Crazy Louie's Furniture Store goes bankrupt, and a week later, Mad Marvins Furniture Store opens in the same location. Sheer coincidence.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon, survivor of GNAMM at October 31, 2017 03:05 PM (O848g)

325 geez, the guy from Google in front of Ms Lindsay's committee... you think the buzzfeed guys have low T..? squeek.

c-span3 has it

Posted by: mallfly the Georgia Peach at October 31, 2017 03:06 PM (ILitO)

326 >>311 Another Bannon scalp: Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX)

Posted by: Captain Hate at October 31, 2017 03:03 PM (y7DUB)

Goood. Very goood.

Posted by: Under Fire at October 31, 2017 03:06 PM (mcI77)

327 Japan heard it on a seismograph


Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at October 31, 2017 02:41 PM (uNTa0)


millions of voices cried out, and then went silent

Posted by: The Jackhole Somewhere on Ventura Highway at October 31, 2017 03:06 PM (M+Lyo)

328 Crazy Louie's Furniture Store goes bankrupt, and a week later, Mad Marvins Furniture Store opens in the same location. Sheer coincidence.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon, survivor of GNAMM at October 31, 2017 03:05 PM (O848g)



Oriental Rugs! Grand Opening! Going Out of Business!

Posted by: alexthechick - Your new AG. Now the DOJ has grry hands. at October 31, 2017 03:06 PM (mf5HN)

329 319 This is CNN. Apple or Banana?


Posted by: George at October 31, 2017 03:04 PM (zy2YI)


If you don't keep your banana away from my apple, I'm going to sic my puppet on you.

Posted by: tcn in AK at October 31, 2017 03:06 PM (7UW64)

330
179 172 134 Copyright my ass.

Posted by: Insomniac - Existential Vacuum Salesman at October 31, 2017 02:31 PM (NWiLs)
-----------

Just out of curiosity, how would one do that?


It gets sent to the Library of Congress, methinks?

Posted by: Cicero Boom chicka boom Kaboom! Kid, at October 31, 2017 03:06 PM (4Xyru)

331 >>> they have been posting pictures of them side by side with the sketches of the guys who were seen in the area where Madeliene McCann was kidnapped.

Double down on crazy! Good strategy!

Posted by: Banana Splits Guy - Nostrildamus at October 31, 2017 03:06 PM (O2yLY)

332
Crazy Louie's Furniture Store goes bankrupt, and
a week later, Mad Marvins Furniture Store opens in the same location.
Sheer coincidence.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon, survivor of GNAMM at October 31, 2017 03:05 PM (O848g)

========================
You forgot to include the annual "Going Out Of Business!!!!" sale.

Posted by: mrp at October 31, 2017 03:06 PM (Pqytn)

333 >>In re the Podesta brothers, over at GAB, they have been posting pictures
of them side by side with the sketches of the guys who were seen in the
area where Madeliene McCann was kidnapped. The Podestas were in
Portugal at the time.



It's an over the top suspicion, but it's hilarious *and* freaky the similarities...

Posted by: Lizzy at October 31, 2017 03:06 PM (W+vEI)

334 http://tinyurl.com/yaebn9gs


Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at October 31, 2017 03:04 PM (wYseH)


I hope that just blew off some Japanese seismograph operator's ears. Damn you, CBD.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at October 31, 2017 03:07 PM (PY9jH)

335 Apropos of Putin, I recommend the book " Red Sparrow", spy novel. Putin figures significantly in it, by name.
It is brutal...

Posted by: kraken at October 31, 2017 03:07 PM (/9d70)

336 How in the world can people watch Shep Smith. Good grief, what a pompous ass.

Posted by: Pete Seria at October 31, 2017 03:07 PM (lJW6d)

337 This 'fighting back' stuff. I like it.

No, no, no. The sky should be falling in any second now...

Posted by: GOPe at October 31, 2017 03:07 PM (2z74n)

338 Was the word "Omerta'" anywhere in the letter?

Posted by: Meremortal at October 31, 2017 03:07 PM (3myMJ)

339 Oriental Rugs! Grand Opening! Going Out of Business!

Posted by: alexthechick - Your new AG. Now the DOJ has grry hands. at October 31, 2017 03:06 PM (mf5HN)

=============================
You are a fast typist.

Posted by: mrp at October 31, 2017 03:08 PM (Pqytn)

340 Oriental Rugs! Grand Opening! Going Out of Business!
Posted by: alexthechick - Your new AG. Now the DOJ has grry hands. at October 31, 2017 03:06 PM (mf5HN)
-------------

I had no idea you lived near me.

Posted by: bluebell at October 31, 2017 03:08 PM (UoSKV)

341 139 As an IP lawyer, I strongly urge this criminal defense lawyer to stay in his fucking lane and avoid embarrassing himself again. Thanks.
Posted by: Benji Carver at October 31, 2017 02:35 PM (OD2ni)
--------------------------------------------

Is that what he does at Venable? I wondered.

When I saw the Tucker clip reading from the letter I was dumbfounded. What a ridiculous threat. It might scare somebody you think you can spend into the ground, but Fox? I don't think so.

Posted by: Barack Obama is a bad, bad man at October 31, 2017 03:08 PM (LISuA)

342 Wait - John Kerry was in a movie? Well - come to think of it - he did have the title role in Mr. Ed...




Francis the Talking Mule.

Posted by: rickb223 at October 31, 2017 03:08 PM (QFqpA)

343 5X5

Posted by: Grump928(C) at October 31, 2017 03:08 PM (QQ+il)

344 I swear, the guy from Google sounds almost the same as Sarah Sanders.

Posted by: mallfly the Georgia Peach at October 31, 2017 03:08 PM (ILitO)

345 Good grief, what a pompous ass.

Posted by: Pete Seria at October 31, 2017 03:07 PM (lJW6d)

And he wears more makeup than anyone else on television.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at October 31, 2017 03:08 PM (wYseH)

346 On second thought, given the ratings Megyn may not be giving the audience cars.

Might get a bike lock though.

Posted by: Meremortal at October 31, 2017 03:08 PM (3myMJ)

347 315 Sherry:. I have seen the pictures and it is absolutely disturbing how similar they are.

Posted by: Lightning at October 31, 2017 03:09 PM (6BO81)

348 There are reports that Google Drive and Google Docs are locking users out of documents that contain things Leftists don't want people to see (including serious academic papers, in at least one case). They claim it's a "glitch".

Posted by: Ian S. at October 31, 2017 03:09 PM (3J/LN)

349 You know, Yoko kind of grows on you after awhile. Like a tumor.

Posted by: Pete Seria at October 31, 2017 03:09 PM (lJW6d)

350 Thanks for the story, AtC !

LOL !

Posted by: sock_rat_eez, we are being gaslighted 24/7 at October 31, 2017 03:09 PM (Ktb8D)

351
I was only teasing. Gee willikers.
Posted by: Bitter Clinger and All


...

C'mon. Language.

Posted by: TexasDan at October 31, 2017 03:09 PM (kD732)

352 Crazy Louie's Furniture Store goes bankrupt, and
a week later, Mad Marvins Furniture Store opens in the same location.
Sheer coincidence.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon



Every Chinese buffet everywhere.

Posted by: rickb223 at October 31, 2017 03:09 PM (QFqpA)

353 lays in wait*"

Layabout...

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at October 31, 2017 03:10 PM (MINbv)

354 >>Consider the source. Those "ladies" are showing off their only assets.
But by attaching those assets to incoherent screaming empty heads, they
guarantee that they will never be put to good use.

The Femen women a teh CRAZY. They beat up priests and storm imams speaking on stage. Like vessels of barely contained rage.

Posted by: Lizzy at October 31, 2017 03:10 PM (W+vEI)

355 I would go to a store that advertised a Mediocre Opening.

Posted by: with no exclamation marks at October 31, 2017 03:10 PM (+INtM)

356 The Podestas were in Portugal at the time.

And staying in the home of a known European Pedophile - about 5 miles from where she disappeared. But I'm sure its all a coincidence.

Posted by: Clearly at October 31, 2017 03:10 PM (s5gFo)

357 Posted by: Anon a mouse... at October 31, 2017 03:10 PM (MINbv)

She's taking a short break.

Posted by: Bitter Clinger and All That (Back from the Dead) at October 31, 2017 03:10 PM (YOHxA)

358 You know, I always wanted to copyright something, but...sliced bread is already invented, and so is electricity...however, this thread gives me all sorts of ideas !

Posted by: runner at October 31, 2017 03:11 PM (QC/4S)

359 352 Crazy Louie's Furniture Store goes bankrupt, and
a week later, Mad Marvins Furniture Store opens in the same location.
Sheer coincidence.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon



Every Chinese buffet everywhere.
Posted by: rickb223 at October 31, 2017 03:09 PM (QFqpA)


Money laundries have to be nimble, after all....

Posted by: kraken at October 31, 2017 03:11 PM (/9d70)

360 >>By next year we should know whether or not Sessions has failed Trump. It's just a bit too soon yet to judge.

Ever heard of Dana Boente? Up until last Friday he was the US Attorney for Eastern Virginia, he was an Obama holdover. His office assisted in the raid on Manafort's house last summer.

He was also the acting head of the National Security Division of the DOJ which means it was his office that would be overlooking things like US government officials taking bribes from foreign governments. He was also briefly, like a couple days briefly, the Acting Attorney General when Trump fired Sally Yates and before Sessions was confirmed. He abruptly resigned last Friday and virtually nobody saw it coming.

In March, Trump also altered the line of succession at the DOJ through an EO that would elevate this position to 3rd in the DOJ pecking order.

Sessions is working to fill this office along with the other 93 vacant US Attorney seats but this one is very important for a number of reasons not the least of which would come with an investigation of Uranium One issues.

Posted by: JackStraw at October 31, 2017 03:11 PM (/tuJf)

361 I am reserving judgement on Sessions because of the following train of thought:

There is a certain sort of Southern male, who is twice as smart as everyone around him, tenacious as a bulldog, and works three times as hard--but, he never lets on about that. He just quietly assembles his win and then hands you your guts on a big old family heirloom silver platter tastefully garnished with parsley and radish roses.

Posted by: Sherry McEvil, Stiletto Corsettes now with a gleeful heart... at October 31, 2017 03:12 PM (kXoT0)

362 what a pompous ass."

Thought that was talcum powder...

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at October 31, 2017 03:12 PM (MINbv)

363 Without President Trump, there would be no "deputy dawg" to be disappointed in.

Think of what hillzebub's AG would be doing to you right now. Think of what's prezsnit ¡jebbie's! AG would be doing right now.

I want it all now dammit!!!

Don't you hear me!!

NOOOAAAAWWWWW!!!!!

Happy Meowolween ya'all.

Posted by: Tim in Illinois at October 31, 2017 03:13 PM (sf2BM)

364 336 How in the world can people watch Shep Smith. Good grief, what a pompous ass.
-----------------------------------

Some people call me Maurice.

Posted by: Shepard Smith, Space Cowboy at October 31, 2017 03:13 PM (LISuA)

365
If Columbus Day ever becomes a non-holiday a lot of furniture and appliance stores may go out of business when they can't have sales on that day.

I mean I wait all year long for that event. Broken appliances, tattered and torn furniture. All decaying. Waiting.

Posted by: Ace Tractor Seat Supply at October 31, 2017 03:13 PM (ajiE5)

366 Bitter Clinger and All That (Back from the Dead) at October 31, 2017 03:10 PM"

Snort

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at October 31, 2017 03:13 PM (MINbv)

367 If you have "social anxiety" then using puppets would tend to increase that anxiety, I'd think. So it sounds like an act. I say this as someone who is aspergery and has difficulty making eye contact. But my shyness would preclude me from waving puppets in peoples' faces and miming their words like Edgar Bergen. The thought of how embarrassing that would be just horrifies me. So I'm guessing she's a phony. Maybe trying to lessen her legal fees by playing on sympathy.

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at October 31, 2017 03:14 PM (/qEW2)

368 I'm thinking a patent application might be more appropriate than a copyright for someone's derriere, if it entails unique structural features or exquisite design elements. Any lawyers want to opine?

Posted by: Muldoon at October 31, 2017 03:15 PM (wPiJc)

369 JackStraw, I started out being really annoyed with my perception of Sessions being too passive, then I realized that was coming from my hunger for Prog heads.
Now, I am more in the " give it a little time" camp.

He inherited an awful mess, after all.

Posted by: kraken at October 31, 2017 03:15 PM (/9d70)

370 As the Bible says, "You can't cuck the Tuck."

Dammit Ace! I choked on my covfefe....

Posted by: Draki at October 31, 2017 03:15 PM (Y0byY)

371 NOOD Hollywood

Posted by: Banana Splits Guy - Nostrildamus at October 31, 2017 03:15 PM (O2yLY)

372 Nood Weinstein.

Posted by: rd at October 31, 2017 03:16 PM (4dz1m)

373 -
--
Every Chinese buffet everywhere.

Posted by: rickb223 at October 31, 2017 03:09 PM

--------------------------------

Drove by one one time that had a sign with the meal price:
"$1.00 a scoop". For some reason, we found it funny as hell. The friend who was there sometimes still says that to me now, twenty years later.

Posted by: irright at October 31, 2017 03:16 PM (pMGkg)

374 Some people call me Maurice.

Posted by: Shepard Smith, Space Cowboy at October 31, 2017 03:13 PM (LISuA)

----------------------------------
Me too.

Posted by: Edward Carpenter at October 31, 2017 03:16 PM (5NMZN)

375 "315 In re the Podesta brothers, over at GAB, they have been posting pictures of them side by side with the sketches of the guys who were seen in the area where Madeliene McCann was kidnapped. The Podestas were in Portugal at the time.
Posted by: Sherry McEvil, Stiletto Corsettes now with a gleeful heart... "


It says a lot about where we now stand, here in the second decade of the 21st century, that it seems perfectly plausible that they might have been the ones.
No wonder there was never a lead, with the cops of two continents covering for the perps.

Posted by: sock_rat_eez, we are being gaslighted 24/7 at October 31, 2017 03:16 PM (Ktb8D)

376 Posted by: Sherry McEvil, Stiletto Corsettes now with a gleeful heart... at October 31, 2017 03:12 PM (kXoT0)

Very true, seen it in West Texas.

Once heard an oil wildcatters say at lunch: "There's nothing better than seeing a New Yorker getting on a plane headed home with a gift Stetson in his hand and confused look on his face."

Posted by: Meremortal at October 31, 2017 03:16 PM (3myMJ)

377 A Steve Miller Band ref. My day is complete.

Posted by: mrp at October 31, 2017 03:16 PM (Pqytn)

378 Nood MATT DAMON

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at October 31, 2017 03:16 PM (/qEW2)

379 Crazy Louie's Furniture Store goes bankrupt, and
a week later, Mad Marvins Furniture Store opens in the same location.
Sheer coincidence.

*****


See also: ACORN

Posted by: Muldoon at October 31, 2017 03:17 PM (wPiJc)

380 Where did the puppet ride on the scooter? Was the client distracted by the puppet talking to the client?

Posted by: Archer at October 31, 2017 03:17 PM (gbWkA)

381 Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at October 31, 2017 03:14 PM (/qEW2)

I too have witnessed similar behavior.

Girl in communal house near Yale Campus always wore workmen's gloves. BUT could not touch anything with them. Used her teeth for every thing.

No I do not know how she took care of her "personal" needs.

I just stayed out of her way as much as possible.

cray, cray just doesn't say enough.

Posted by: Bitter Clinger and All That (Back from the Dead) at October 31, 2017 03:18 PM (YOHxA)

382 If you have "social anxiety" then using puppets would tend to increase that anxiety, I'd think. So it sounds like an act. I say this as someone who is aspergery and has difficulty making eye contact. But my shyness would preclude me from waving puppets in peoples' faces and miming their words like Edgar Bergen. The thought of how embarrassing that would be just horrifies me. So I'm guessing she's a phony. Maybe trying to lessen her legal fees by playing on sympathy.
Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at October 31, 2017 03:14 PM (/qEW2)



Yeah, she wasn't a phony. And considering that it was the same contingency fee as everyone else, it wasn't a play to reduce fees. If anything, it worked against her because there was no way in hell any decent lawyer would let her anywhere near testifying under oath.

She was just very sweet and very kind and very much on the edge between she's just the oddest duck and she needs professional help, voluntary or otherwise.

Posted by: alexthechick - Your new AG. Now the DOJ has grry hands. at October 31, 2017 03:18 PM (mf5HN)

383 >>Sessions being too passive, then I realized that was coming from my hunger for Prog heads.
Now, I am more in the " give it a little time" camp.

>>He inherited an awful mess, after all.

Indeed. Probably a toss up between State and DOJ for the most corrupt agencies under Obama.

He is not just replacing people like Boente, which is potentially huge for Russia related investigations, he's restricting the agency and hugely importantly it's relationship with state and local police departments that Obama worked hard to federalize.

Things in DC don't move at internet speed and that goes double for anything legal related. Doesn't mean nothing is happening no matter how much some people rage about it day after day after day ...

Posted by: JackStraw at October 31, 2017 03:19 PM (/tuJf)

384 I don't have big-time cable, so I can't watch Carlson, but he seems like the only fellow in the media -- maybe even left in America -- who has old-style courage.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at October 31, 2017 03:25 PM (IB8DY)

385 How much does an email cost?

How much you got?

Posted by: illiniwek at October 31, 2017 03:27 PM (/aIFg)

386 If Sessions had any balls he would cook up some investigation that would see Al Franken frog walking in orange. And he says he's from Alabama.

Posted by: Pudding Head at October 31, 2017 03:29 PM (YV+SU)

387 AtC

That's a great story.

I hope you've seen Boston Legal. There was a character on it that they called Hands (I think). Your story reminded me of that show.

That show had a lot of laugh out loud moments in spite of the fact that the social justice battles of the day were the central plot lines.

If you've never seen it, find it and check it out.

Posted by: Denny Crane! at October 31, 2017 04:01 PM (dnwnC)

388 You'd be tired too, if people kept setting atomic bombs off in your ass.

And no Emma Sulkowitz jokes either, Mkay?

Posted by: The Mountain at October 31, 2017 05:10 PM (1Rgee)

389 Sonobi is missing

Posted by: torabora at October 31, 2017 06:07 PM (6dFYM)

390 219 Story time!

*waits for everyone to get popcorn*

On your promise I poured a glass of ancient port.

[...]

I may or may not have started laughing so hard I was crying.

alexthechick - Your new AG. Now the DOJ has grry hands.

Beauty.

Posted by: Wit's End at October 31, 2017 07:55 PM (ROYpB)

391 Isaiah 23:1-8

23:032:001 Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall rule in judgment.

23:032:002 And a man shall be as an hiding place from the wind, and a covert from the tempest; as rivers of water in a dry place, as the shadow of a great rock in a weary land.

23:032:003 And the eyes of them that see shall not be dim, and the ears of them that hear shall hearken.

23:032:004 The heart also of the rash shall understand knowledge, and the tongue of the stammerers shall be ready to speak plainly.

23:032:005 The vile person shall be no more called liberal, nor the churl said to be bountiful.

23:032:006 For the vile person will speak villany, and his heart will work iniquity, to practise hypocrisy, and to utter error against the LORD, to make empty the soul of the hungry, and he will cause the drink of the thirsty to fail.

23:032:007 The instruments also of the churl are evil: he deviseth wicked devices to destroy the poor with lying words, even when the needy speaketh right.

23:032:008 But the liberal deviseth liberal things; and by liberal things shall he stand.

Posted by: Wit's End at October 31, 2017 08:32 PM (ROYpB)

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