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LOfrickin'L: House Democrat Offers Bill to Amend Removal-of-President-Due-to-Infirmity Procedure by Proposing Obama and Biden Would Get to Vote on Trump's Fitness

Not just Obama and Biden -- also Bill Clinton and Al Gore. And also, George Bush (who probably hates Trump) and Dick Cheney (who probably isn't a fan either).

The 25th Amendment -- which governs removal of presidents due to infirmity -- says that cabinet members take a vote, and then Congress has to approve their judgment.

That's too much for this Democrat. After all, Trump could just fire his cabinet, couldn't he?

So he has the great idea that former presidents and vice presidents would form an August Body what would get to vote Trump out of office.


A House Democrat has introduced legislation to enhance the Constitution's presidential removal procedures in response to concerns about President Trump's behavior.

Not the neutral word "change." No, the positive, we're-making-progress word "enhance."

Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) filed the bill during the House's two-week April recess to empower former presidents and vice presidents of both parties, in coordination with the sitting vice president, to determine if a president is fit for office.

"It is hard to imagine a better group to work with the vice president to examine whether the president is able to discharge the duties of the office. When there are questions about the president's ability to fulfill his or her constitutional responsibilities, it is in the country's best interest to have a mechanism in place that works effectively," Blumenauer said in a statement.

It's in the country's best interest that you shut your dick-shaped mouth, tool.

Posted by: Ace at 03:16 PM




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1 Everone is enthralled with the last thread

Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2017 03:16 PM (Ot7+c)

2 nd

Posted by: TexasDan at April 18, 2017 03:17 PM (yL25O)

3 a lot of fellatio in the last thread

Posted by: Rick in SK at April 18, 2017 03:17 PM (FZYNt)

4 This would just give an incumbent President reason to have his predecessors killed.

Posted by: The Political Hat at April 18, 2017 03:18 PM (rUIbB)

5 Does this have the magic "and then Hillary Clinton receives her rightful place as President which was unfairly stolen by the evil Trumpenfuhrer and bearer of the Golden Scalp Weasel"?

Posted by: *Mikey NTH - Join the Conspiracy of the Month Club at the Outrage Outlet! Flavored Tinfoil in May! at April 18, 2017 03:18 PM (hLRSq)

6 Sure...that'll pass the House.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison at April 18, 2017 03:18 PM (/prE6)

7 If only this was in the senate, a GOP senator could filibuster this for two days by just laughing and pointing the whole time.

Posted by: Moron Pundit at April 18, 2017 03:18 PM (3fI4P)

8 I remember when the GOP did this to Obama

Posted by: Rick in SK at April 18, 2017 03:18 PM (FZYNt)

9 I'd like to propose that Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) go chug cock.

Posted by: Dang at April 18, 2017 03:19 PM (8b+oT)

10 8 I remember when the GOP did this to Obama
Posted by: Rick in SK at April 18, 2017 03:18 PM (FZYNt)

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Weird...but I don't.

Hmm....

Posted by: TheJamesMadison at April 18, 2017 03:19 PM (/prE6)

11 Uh, wouldn't that take a Constitutional Amendment?

You know... that whole rule of LAW thing?

Of course, the Supremes would probably rule on this anyway... and give themselves the ability to shit can the President... like they did the Constitution...

Posted by: Don Q. at April 18, 2017 03:19 PM (NgKpN)

12 Ace, I swear, if I didn't know better I would think you were making this up.

Posted by: I useta have a name, but I forgot... at April 18, 2017 03:19 PM (jVlNS)

13
Weird...but I don't.

Hmm....
Posted by: TheJamesMadison

sorry, forgot the sarc tag

Posted by: Rick in SK at April 18, 2017 03:20 PM (FZYNt)

14 I wonder if they realize they are resurrecting the politburo?

Posted by: MrScience_ at April 18, 2017 03:20 PM (u4Vgg)

15 I'm a douchebag's douchebag.

Posted by: Rep. Earl Blowmenow at April 18, 2017 03:20 PM (vtcmf)

16 They should get to work repealing that "no bills of attainder" nonsense also so that the proper revenge can be brought down unto the generations.

Posted by: *Mikey NTH - Join the Conspiracy of the Month Club at the Outrage Outlet! Flavored Tinfoil in May! at April 18, 2017 03:20 PM (hLRSq)

17 Elitist wants to keep the elite circle small. Go figure

Posted by: Doc at April 18, 2017 03:20 PM (P757f)

18 Oregon Democrat, big shock there. The armpit of politics.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at April 18, 2017 03:21 PM (39g3+)

19 Calvinball

Posted by: fluffy at April 18, 2017 03:21 PM (jw2Xw)

20 I want some of the recreational drugs they are using!

Posted by: MAGA at April 18, 2017 03:21 PM (LQ1Q3)

21 Yes, let's introduce party politics into the 25th amendment. No way that could go astray.

Posted by: Vashta Nerada at April 18, 2017 03:21 PM (7ZVPa)

22 The X-Presidents

Posted by: Grump928(c) at April 18, 2017 03:21 PM (QQ+il)

23 Being a democrat is a mental disorder.

They really do intend to 'rule' us, as ValJar stated at the beginning of Barky's first term.

Posted by: Boots at April 18, 2017 03:21 PM (EBwPV)

24 I remember when the GOP did this to Obama
Posted by: Rick in SK at April 18, 2017 03:18 PM (FZYNt)

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Weird...but I don't.

Hmm....
Posted by: TheJamesMadison at April 18, 2017 03:19 PM (/prE6)
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Even if they got that passed during Obama's term, the feckless GOP ex-Presidents would play nice because being honorable with Democrats always yields the same in return.

Always.

Posted by: Moron Pundit at April 18, 2017 03:21 PM (3fI4P)

25 I've never heard of Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.).
And now I know why.

Posted by: tu3031 at April 18, 2017 03:21 PM (qJhUV)

26 So, if a President was removed via this (fucked up) process, would said President get assigned to the panel in the future for a different President?

Posted by: bicentennialguy at April 18, 2017 03:22 PM (vg8iE)

27 a lot of fellatio in the last thread

Was it good for you?

Posted by: Your left hand at April 18, 2017 03:22 PM (vtcmf)

28 Trump Derangement Syndrome has struck again

Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2017 03:22 PM (Ot7+c)

29 Obama forced Trump to tell that lie that he was sending 2 carrier groups to North Korea
Actually when one left Dingspore it was headed SOUTH away from Korea
Why won't Obama stop making Trump lie ?????

Posted by: Him at April 18, 2017 03:22 PM (f95XW)

30 Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) filed the bill during the House's two-week April recess



FO tool.

Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 03:22 PM (67teE)

31 concerns about President Trump's behavior

This is about that MAGA hat-toss thing again, isn't it.

Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at April 18, 2017 03:22 PM (ul9CR)

32 "Not just Obama and Biden -- also Bill Clinton and Al Gore. And also, George Bush (who probably hates Trump) and Dick Cheney (who probably isn't a fan either)."


Hey a-hole, you forgot me. I'm not dead yet. I'm pretty sure Fritz is still alive too.

Posted by: Jimmy Carter at April 18, 2017 03:22 PM (OD2ni)

33 Democrats never seem to want to go the constitutional amendment route, wonder why?

Posted by: Tinfoilbaby at April 18, 2017 03:22 PM (6Ll1u)

34 I wonder if they realize they are resurrecting the politburo?

Posted by: MrScience_ at April 18, 2017 03:20 PM (u4Vgg)



Realize? Hell, it's a conscious, (not neccessarily well) thought out agenda.

Posted by: Country Singer at April 18, 2017 03:22 PM (uiwCw)

35 OK.......how about getting rid of obviously insane Representatives and Senators?

Posted by: The Great White Scotsman at April 18, 2017 03:23 PM (le7jz)

36 22 The X-Presidents
=========

Mulder?

Posted by: Dana Scully at April 18, 2017 03:23 PM (vg8iE)

37
Republicans should make one simple response to this nonsense: How Does This Help The Middle Class Family in Ohio, Iowa, or Pennsylvania Pay Their Mortgage And Health Care Premiums?

Posted by: Soothsayer 45 at April 18, 2017 03:23 PM (a6O80)

38 Actually when one left Dingspore it was headed SOUTH away from Korea
Why won't Obama stop making Trump lie ?????
Posted by: Him

I got drunk in Dingspore

Posted by: Rick in SK at April 18, 2017 03:23 PM (FZYNt)

39 Is there anything these assholes won't do to enhance their campaign fundraising prospects?

'Cause this ain't going anywhere in the house, and Earl damn well knows it.

Posted by: Blanco Basura at April 18, 2017 03:23 PM (4WhSY)

40 There will come a time when a Democrat controlled SCOTUS, POTUS and Legislative branch will actually approve a law making votes for other Parties null and void. Until then Fluffy is right, we're just playing Calvinball!

Posted by: dfbaskwill at April 18, 2017 03:23 PM (zllbf)

41 Yo! Somebody get Sheila over here so we can point and laugh at Earl!

Posted by: Maxine Waters at April 18, 2017 03:24 PM (qJhUV)

42 I say we throw the question to a panel made up of Obama, Hillary, and Maxine Waters.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Doctor of Thinkology at April 18, 2017 03:24 PM (Nwg0u)

43 Sure...that'll pass the House.
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In a surprise move, the Freedumb Caucus has announced support for the Bloomingflower bill.

Posted by: RioBravo at April 18, 2017 03:24 PM (SsblQ)

44 They can't be this stupid. They really can't. This has to be a terrible joke.

Posted by: Colorado Alex In Exile at April 18, 2017 03:24 PM (Tnhbr)

45 Meanwhile, Maxine "James Brown Wig" Waters, who has shrieked over and over about impeaching Trump, is now claiming she never said those things she clearly said over and over.

Trump DERANGEMENT Syndrome, indeed.

Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at April 18, 2017 03:24 PM (ul9CR)

46 They really do intend to 'rule' us, as ValJar stated at the beginning of Barky's first term.

That was deeply, deeply disturbing to me at the time and just got worse. Then there was Maosuit Hillary's "I'm with her" slogan. Really? She's not with us? She's not here to serve us, its about her?

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at April 18, 2017 03:24 PM (39g3+)

47 The cum-guzzler wears a bow tie.

What a surprise.

Posted by: Furious George at April 18, 2017 03:24 PM (j+dfT)

48 Right! Because this democracy thing has clearly shown itself to be problematic.

What we really need is something more akin to the old boyars system they had in Russia, where the aristocrats, when the czar got too uppity, or was crazy, or was some silly kid, could simply "vote" to remove the czar, and put a more pliable fella in place.

Posted by: BurtTC at April 18, 2017 03:24 PM (TOk1P)

49 So Trump would have to sign that right? That's how it worked on Schoolhouse Rock.

And why didn't they have an impeachment song?

Posted by: buzzsaw90 at April 18, 2017 03:25 PM (PNcou)

50 Impeachment talk almost always benefits the sitting President.

People consider it illegitimate and dangerous. And it reignites the base. So I hope Democrats keep it up.

Posted by: Maritime at April 18, 2017 03:25 PM (z9hPy)

51 40 There will come a time when a Democrat controlled SCOTUS, POTUS and Legislative branch will actually approve a law making votes for other Parties null and void. Until then Fluffy is right, we're just playing Calvinball!
============

Hell, the time will come when they will install the next Democrat President as Emperor.

Posted by: bicentennialguy at April 18, 2017 03:25 PM (vg8iE)

52 Shouldn't this require an amendment to the constitution? mmm?

Posted by: USNtakim at April 18, 2017 03:25 PM (hMqvx)

53 The progressives have gone from puerile to childish, and now all the way to infantile.

Posted by: Otis Criblecoblis at April 18, 2017 03:25 PM (0MKRD)

54 concerns about President Trump's behavior

This is about that MAGA hat-toss thing again, isn't it.




Mish grab.

Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 03:25 PM (67teE)

55
I love how the vote to nullify a national election and disenfranchise 65 million voters will go to 4 Democrats and 2 Republicans.

Posted by: Soothsayer 45 at April 18, 2017 03:25 PM (a6O80)

56 Why not? While we're at it, let's let people in Texas vote on who serves in Congress from Oregon.

These idiots are just begging for coup to happen, only, ya know...only to Trump. Things would be just peachy if this became the law of the land.

You normally have to hang out on Twitter or Tumblr to run across idiots in Rep. Blumenauer's class.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at April 18, 2017 03:25 PM (zsHGH)

57 I think Earl knows some chuggers of cock will send him $10 each for doing this little stunt. Because idiots.

Posted by: Dang at April 18, 2017 03:25 PM (8b+oT)

58 >>> I got drunk in Dingspore

Largest port city in Peruvia. A wild place.

Posted by: fluffy at April 18, 2017 03:25 PM (jw2Xw)

59 I got drunk in Dingspore

Posted by: Rick in SK at April 18, 2017 03:23 PM (FZYNt)


I saw Dingspore open for Barmy in Mandolia.

Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at April 18, 2017 03:25 PM (wB8Tg)

60 "It's in the country's best interest that you shut your dick-shaped mouth, tool."


This is the poetry I come here for.

Posted by: steevy at April 18, 2017 03:25 PM (r/0kC)

61 I suppose George H.W. Bush would get two votes since he was President and Vice President?

Posted by: zmdavid at April 18, 2017 03:25 PM (xqRaG)

62 Personally, I'm all for this great patriot's bill.

But nobody's mouth is more dick-shaped than mine. Nobody's.

Posted by: Egg McMuffin, with a dick in his mouth at April 18, 2017 03:26 PM (ul9CR)

63 45
Meanwhile, Maxine "James Brown Wig" Waters, who has shrieked over and
over about impeaching Trump, is now claiming she never said those things
she clearly said over and over.



Trump DERANGEMENT Syndrome, indeed.





Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at April 18, 2017 03:24 PM (ul9CR)

Funny how our "betters" (both parties) forget how common video/audio recording is nowadays. And how the internet is forever.

Posted by: Our Country is Screwed at April 18, 2017 03:26 PM (jxbfJ)

64 11 Uh, wouldn't that take a Constitutional Amendment?

You know... that whole rule of LAW thing?

Of course, the Supremes would probably rule on this anyway... and give themselves the ability to shit can the President... like they did the Constitution...
Posted by: Don Q. at April 18, 2017 03:19 PM (NgKpN)



It's a tax, h8ers.

Posted by: John Roberts at April 18, 2017 03:26 PM (xjiRE)

65 Why can't the Democrats just come out and say they want a coup and they want it now? Why all of the hemming and hawing?

Posted by: *Mikey NTH - Join the Conspiracy of the Month Club at the Outrage Outlet! Flavored Tinfoil in May! at April 18, 2017 03:26 PM (hLRSq)

66 Was it good for you?
Posted by: Your left hand at April 18, 2017 03:22 PM (vtcmf)

---

i'm left handed, but fap with my right. Is that normal?

Posted by: buzzsaw90 at April 18, 2017 03:27 PM (PNcou)

67 You know... that whole rule of LAW thing?

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That's white supremacy!

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Doctor of Thinkology at April 18, 2017 03:27 PM (Nwg0u)

68 Just like that one Democrat who every year brings up a bill to remove Term Limits so a Dem can run for life.

Posted by: Hikaru at April 18, 2017 03:27 PM (CMbMd)

69 @Mikey NTH

Yep

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at April 18, 2017 03:27 PM (zsHGH)

70 I love how the vote to nullify a national election and disenfranchise 65 million voters will go to 4 Democrats and 2 Republicans.

Posted by: Soothsayer 45 at April 18, 2017 03:25 PM (a6O80)


So in other words, six Uniparty members.

Posted by: BurtTC at April 18, 2017 03:27 PM (TOk1P)

71 You know what? I'm pretty sure those who are creaming their panties over this have no idea that you can't just amend the Constitution by a bill.


Who was it a few years back who was all snarky snark if the Right loves the Constitution so much, why do they want to change it? (I can't remember what proposed Constitutional amendment was under discussion) There was a lot of ummm you know the Constitution has right in it how you change it. You know that, right?

Posted by: alexthechick - most delicatest flowerest of innocent virtuest at April 18, 2017 03:27 PM (mf5HN)

72 i'm left handed, but fap with my right. Is that normal?

Posted by: buzzsaw90 at April 18, 2017 03:27 PM (PNcou)
------------------------
Not if you are also a switch hitter.

Posted by: RioBravo at April 18, 2017 03:27 PM (SsblQ)

73 This would just give an incumbent President reason to have his predecessors killed.


Thread Winner!

Posted by: Grump928(c) at April 18, 2017 03:27 PM (QQ+il)

74 Cynthia McKinney's "Tool of the Hill" title is under attack.

Posted by: buzzsaw90 at April 18, 2017 03:28 PM (PNcou)

75 you shut your dick-shaped mouth, tool.

** implied horrible which came 1st joke **

Posted by: DaveA at April 18, 2017 03:28 PM (FhXTo)

76 Why can't the Democrats just come out and say they want a coup and they want it now? Why all of the hemming and hawing?


Because they'll get their jaw tapped like the Berkeley girl.

Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 03:28 PM (67teE)

77 At what point can we just start hanging these stupid shitheads...just to make sure they don't breed and pass the stupid on to other generations or we could just tie them up in a bag of live weasels and toss them into a pond whichever would be more fun to watch.

Also any word yet out of Georgia good bad or ugly?

Posted by: southdakotaboy at April 18, 2017 03:28 PM (JaJ3u)

78
So Slow Joe Biden gets to vote on somebody else's infirmity?

Posted by: Deplorable Male Logic at April 18, 2017 03:28 PM (lKyWE)

79 I love how the vote to nullify a national election and disenfranchise 65 million voters will go to 4 Democrats and 2 Republicans.

Posted by: Soothsayer 45

funny, I read that as lock 'n load

Posted by: Rick in SK at April 18, 2017 03:28 PM (FZYNt)

80
This is the Democrats' idea of stopping fascism: one single House representative in the out-of-power party gets to decide to nullify a national election.

Posted by: Soothsayer 45 at April 18, 2017 03:28 PM (a6O80)

81 Why isn't there a proviso for the failed democrat candidate to have a vote also?

Posted by: Roland THTG at April 18, 2017 03:28 PM (QM5S2)

82 Pappy Bush and Dan Quayle are both still with us right?

So the vote would be:

6 democrats to 4 republicans. The only one of this bunch whose opinion is unknown is Quayle.

Posted by: Boots at April 18, 2017 03:28 PM (EBwPV)

83 I just love these Dim and RINO antics, they do not seem to realize that:

This is how they got Trump.

Posted by: Sherry McEvil, Stiletto Corsettes, who is now luxuriating in vast pools of winning! at April 18, 2017 03:28 PM (kXoT0)

84 this just feels like the kind of legislation that, if passed, would blow up in the democrats face.

Posted by: jd at April 18, 2017 03:28 PM (Zgb+h)

85 He proposes changing the constitution by introducing a bill? Obviously, he can't really be that stupid, can he?

Posted by: scofflaw_x at April 18, 2017 03:29 PM (y9ZJX)

86 So in other words, six Uniparty members.




Why did I read that as "Uppity"?

Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 03:29 PM (67teE)

87 What really pisses me off about this.\?



Congressman don't write bills, the congressional staff does and this bill probably pissed away $10's of thousands on their fuck joke.

Posted by: Ralph at April 18, 2017 03:29 PM (pvwwD)

88 I am sorry sir, but the original Constitution is not on display today. Rep. Blumenauer shitted on it and we are having it restored.

Posted by: Penfold at April 18, 2017 03:29 PM (Fbt5B)

89 Blumendouscbag? What kind of commie name is that anyway?

Posted by: Strobe at April 18, 2017 03:30 PM (2W6zf)

90 August body = oligarchy

Posted by: Wendy at April 18, 2017 03:30 PM (bpemY)

91 He didn't get those round lips by eating square meals.

Posted by: MyPlate at April 18, 2017 03:30 PM (rR6tQ)

92 I'd actually like hooks for POTUS to sack more people to promote turnover.

1 Supreme per POTUS term.
1 Senator per Congressional Session.
1 Representative per bill. (need more Reps).


Posted by: DaveA at April 18, 2017 03:30 PM (FhXTo)

93 85
He proposes changing the constitution by introducing a bill? Obviously, he can't really be that stupid, can he?

Posted by: scofflaw_x at April 18, 2017 03:29 PM (y9ZJX)

Well, a bill to amend the constitution is still a BILL.

That's all congressman can do. How stupid is your question? 10+

Posted by: Ralph at April 18, 2017 03:31 PM (pvwwD)

94 It honestly would not surprise me if you got a liberal Supreme Court to declare the Electoral College null and void over something like "one person, one vote" and "equal protection".

We think that sounds crazy because its spelled out clearly in the Constitution, but when has that ever stopped them in the past?

Posted by: Maritime at April 18, 2017 03:31 PM (z9hPy)

95 This is the poetry I come here for.

---

limerick H8er

Posted by: buzzsaw90 at April 18, 2017 03:31 PM (PNcou)

96 "Why isn't there a proviso for the failed democrat candidate to have a vote also?"


I'll drink to that. Hic.

Posted by: Hillary at April 18, 2017 03:31 PM (OD2ni)

97 The Democrats are working overtime to figure out a way to put Trump out. If even this lower that I've never heard of can place this out for a vote, what else must they be working on? And this is going to be going on for the next four years, hopefully eight.

Posted by: Abby at April 18, 2017 03:31 PM (HBU7W)

98 Talk about spoilt chillen...

They still think they own the football and can take it home with them.

Up your fourth point of contact with a rusty barb-wire encrusted pineapple you pathetic excuse for a mewling quim.

Posted by: Anna Puma at April 18, 2017 03:31 PM (UNTBN)

99 And if this bill fails...dance off!

Posted by: Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) at April 18, 2017 03:31 PM (qJhUV)

100 I'd love to control the RNC Ad Budget...What the left is doing just writes it's own ad. I mean if the RNC had balls

Posted by: Nevergiveup at April 18, 2017 03:32 PM (KlI/a)

101 Do you want a civil war? Because this is how you get a civil war.

Posted by: *Mikey NTH - Join the Conspiracy of the Month Club at the Outrage Outlet! Flavored Tinfoil in May! at April 18, 2017 03:32 PM (hLRSq)

102 Meanwhile, Maxine "James Brown Wig" Waters, who has shrieked over and over about impeaching Trump, is now claiming she never said those things she clearly said over and over.

-
You can never step into the same Waters twice.

- Heraclitus

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Doctor of Thinkology at April 18, 2017 03:32 PM (Nwg0u)

103 I suppose George H.W. Bush would get two votes since he was President and Vice President?

Posted by: zmdavid at April 18, 2017 03:25 PM (xqRaG)

How's about this: The ex-Prez gets 3 votes, an ex-Veep gets 2, and the losing candidates get one a piece. (No doubling up, like Algore getting two as Veep and one as a loser).

Once you die, your vote dies too, so no Millard Fillmore votes still out there, or anything silly like that.

Posted by: BurtTC at April 18, 2017 03:32 PM (TOk1P)

104 Why can't the Democrats just come out and say they want a coup and they want it now? Why all of the hemming and hawing?

Every time it comes up at the meetings somebody says a sedan would more practical.

Posted by: Blanco Basura at April 18, 2017 03:32 PM (4WhSY)

105 you shut your dick-shaped mouth, tool.

Posted by: Amy Schumer at April 18, 2017 03:32 PM (OD2ni)

106 Translation: "We're desperate, and also, we want to make it easier for Obama to take out Trump, what with his busy schedule partying with Geffen and Oprah in Tahiti and all"

Posted by: Lizzy at April 18, 2017 03:33 PM (NOIQH)

107 Does anyone have a bill number for this?

Posted by: The Political Hat at April 18, 2017 03:33 PM (rUIbB)

108 It's in the country's best interest that you shut your dick-shaped mouth, tool.

++++

His mouth is shaped like a dick? I haven't met Rep. Tool, but I'm guessing his mouth is shaped more like a dick receptacle rather than a dick.

Posted by: Anon Y. Mous at April 18, 2017 03:33 PM (R+30W)

109 I'm at the point where I don't even want to be civil to a Democrat.

Posted by: LGoPs at April 18, 2017 03:33 PM (kXoPF)

110 Largest port city in Peruvia. A wild place.

You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy.

Posted by: Grump928(c) at April 18, 2017 03:33 PM (QQ+il)

111 You can never step into the same Waters twice.



- Heraclitus


Don't you mean Herclitorius???

Posted by: Anna Puma at April 18, 2017 03:33 PM (UNTBN)

112 The Democrats are working overtime to figure out a way to put Trump out. If even this lower that I've never heard of can place this out for a vote, what else must they be working on? And this is going to be going on for the next four years, hopefully eight.
Posted by: Abby

_______

Much of this is because they know a good 50% plus elected Republicans would likely go along with anything they could grab on to to get rid of him.

Do we even need to wonder how McCain would vote on ANY sort of removal from office for Trump?

Posted by: Maritime at April 18, 2017 03:33 PM (z9hPy)

113 Headline: "Dumb Shit Democrats Say May Be Answer"

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1) (T) at April 18, 2017 03:33 PM (6gk0M)

114 Only the Supreme Court gets to 'enhance' amendments.

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at April 18, 2017 03:33 PM (oVJmc)

115 100
I'd love to control the RNC Ad Budget...What the left is doing just writes it's own ad. I mean if the RNC had balls

Posted by: Nevergiveup at April 18, 2017 03:32 PM (KlI/a)

If those in charge of the RNC ad budgets had any brains AND balls, the dems would never be in power again.

Posted by: Our Country is Screwed at April 18, 2017 03:34 PM (jxbfJ)

116 He's from Portland. Nothing surprises me from a Democrat from Portland. Also, he also looks like an aged pajama boy. In addition, most men look ridiculous in bow ties:

http://tinyurl.com/n35gnho.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at April 18, 2017 03:34 PM (fDdVG)

117 104 Why can't the Democrats just come out and say they want a coup and they want it now? Why all of the hemming and hawing?

Every time it comes up at the meetings somebody says a sedan would more practical.
Posted by: Blanco Basura at April 18, 2017 03:32 PM (4WhSY)
******

Remember, Kennedy was in a convertible.

Posted by: Diogenes at April 18, 2017 03:34 PM (qt8uo)

118 The last time Earl Blue Manure came to my attention was back when he was demanding a detailed federal investigation into the health-and-safety aspects of hair care products.

Nice to see that the bike path left are not resting on their laurels.

I mean, I can't tell you how many times I've lain awake into the small hours, tossing and turning, my hands clenching the sheets involuntarily, worrying myself sick about the lurking dangers in the shower stall that's RIGHT NEXT to the bedroom. You just don't know what might be IN those bottles.

Posted by: torquewrench at April 18, 2017 03:34 PM (qJjMA)

119
Congress will "work" or be in session for 47 days from now until their August recess.

But the Republican Shits are too stupid (or too complicit in this bullshit) to mention to The People that this is exactly the reason why our health care policy is in shambles.

Posted by: Soothsayer 45 at April 18, 2017 03:34 PM (a6O80)

120 Once you die, your vote dies too, so no Millard Fillmore votes still out there, or anything silly like that.

Posted by: BurtTC
_________

Oh give me a break. We're not THAT stupid. Millard Fillmore would just move to Chicago and then get to vote seven or eight times.

Posted by: Furious George at April 18, 2017 03:34 PM (j+dfT)

121 a lot of fellatio in the last thread

Posted by: Rick in SK at April 18, 2017 03:17 PM


What do I keep telling you people?

Posted by: Winston Wolf at April 18, 2017 03:34 PM (p+Wdc)

122 How about a bill that requires every member of the Congress take and pass a bar exam before they are seated, and just for shits and giggles have them take a test on constitutional knowledge.

Posted by: Tinfoilbaby at April 18, 2017 03:34 PM (6Ll1u)

123 My constituents dicks aren't going to suck themselves! *straightens bow tie and gets busy*

Posted by: Earl Blumenauerer (D-Ore.) at April 18, 2017 03:34 PM (8b+oT)

124 It's Oregon, man. Every democrat from Oregon smokes too much weed.

Posted by: Fritz at April 18, 2017 03:34 PM (2Mnv1)

125 Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.)

Ace, how could you not include a pic?

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at April 18, 2017 03:34 PM (oVJmc)

126
47 days.

Nice to be a "pubic servant" isn't it?

Posted by: Soothsayer 45 at April 18, 2017 03:34 PM (a6O80)

127 "Does anyone have a bill number for this?"
-Posted by: The Political Hat at April 18, 2017 03:33 PM (rUIbB)

HB:OU812

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1) (T) at April 18, 2017 03:35 PM (6gk0M)

128 if you google ' craziest bills ever proposed' I'll give you one guess who the first 20 links targets.

Of course Google's algorithm is non biased and not manipulated. /s

Posted by: Jack Sock at April 18, 2017 03:35 PM (39cXK)

129 Just looked him up. His district encompasses most of Portland so I imagine this nonsense polls at about 95% with his constituency. He also wears bow ties.

Posted by: Duke Lowell at April 18, 2017 03:35 PM (kTF2Z)

130 Every time it comes up at the meetings somebody says a sedan would more practical.
Posted by: Blanco Basura at April 18, 2017 03:32 PM (4WhSY)

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so long as it's a hybrid

Posted by: buzzsaw90 at April 18, 2017 03:35 PM (PNcou)

131 Remember when the media couldn't stop taking about mean-spirited Republicans and obstructionist Republicans?
But they're silent on Democrats. I wish evil things to befall them.

Posted by: LGoPs at April 18, 2017 03:35 PM (kXoPF)

132 Old and busted: Calvinball

New hotness: Bader-Ginsberg-ball.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Doctor of Thinkology at April 18, 2017 03:35 PM (Nwg0u)

133
I saw some immigrant tap Donald Trump on the leg to make him aware that he had to put his hand over his heart while some patriotic song was playing this morning. The MSM played the video, then replayed it, like a dozen times so I could see that there was 1.5 seconds between when she placed her hand over her heart, she tapped him, and he placed his hand over his heart.

Impeachment, removal from office, they should be on the table.

Unfit for office.

Posted by: E Depluribus Unum at April 18, 2017 03:36 PM (HTdUD)

134 Posted by: Mr. Peebles at April 18, 2017 03:34 PM (oVJmc)

Post 116 link

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at April 18, 2017 03:36 PM (fDdVG)

135 How about a bill that requires every member of the Congress take and pass a bar exam
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That might keep some of the recently-surfaced, crazy Mormons out.

Posted by: RioBravo at April 18, 2017 03:36 PM (SsblQ)

136 You cannot change the Constitution with mere legislation.

Posted by: redbanzai at April 18, 2017 03:37 PM (3JA/M)

137 111 You can never step into the same Waters twice.



- Heraclitus

Don't you mean Herclitorius???

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There's room for 2 to step in mine

Posted by: Sandra Fluke at April 18, 2017 03:37 PM (PNcou)

138 Caught a bit of Rush today and he was talking about how the Democrat Party is not the party of either JFK or for that matter LBJ. (I would add it's not BJC either)
It has gone full out radical left ideologues. They are the ones being elected as Democrats in certain districts full of the same left ideologues.

They love Sharia law because it exemplifies the same immovable dictates of the left's ideas of power and absolutism.

And he added during a discussion with a caller as to where the Dems are going to get their leadership from as they have a full out dependent class as their base, who are followers , not leaders and he simply pointed out that the university system is now the factory for Dem. leftist leaders.

Posted by: Jen at April 18, 2017 03:37 PM (ZgC02)

139 Blumenauer

I know 'blumen' in German means flowers. But what the heck is an Auer?

Posted by: Anna Puma at April 18, 2017 03:37 PM (UNTBN)

140
94 It honestly would not surprise me if you got a liberal Supreme Court to declare the Electoral College null and void over something like "one person, one vote" and "equal protection".

We think that sounds crazy because its spelled out clearly in the Constitution, but when has that ever stopped them in the past?

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Wasn't it the California Supreme Court that said the state constitution was unconstitutional?

Posted by: bicentennialguy at April 18, 2017 03:37 PM (vg8iE)

141
This is all just "filler" material to keep us idiots occupied for a few more days until the finale of Failure Theater when, a day before the looming fake govt shutdown the Republicans break the news to us that they don't have time to fight for Trump's budget and just need to pass a Continuing Resolution of obama's budget.

Posted by: Soothsayer 45 at April 18, 2017 03:37 PM (a6O80)

142 That's not how this works. That's not how any of this works.

Posted by: josephistan at April 18, 2017 03:37 PM (7HtZB)

143 - Heraclitus

Don't you mean Herclitorius???

-----It's pronounced, "her clitoris."

Posted by: Dang at April 18, 2017 03:37 PM (8b+oT)

144 In addition, most men look ridiculous in bow ties:

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Only the most macho of us can pull it off

Posted by: George Will at April 18, 2017 03:38 PM (PNcou)

145 Tsunamis come and tsunamis go.

Posted by: Killerdog at April 18, 2017 03:38 PM (DqT4X)

146 Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.)

Ace, how could you not include a pic?
Posted by: Mr. Peebles at April 18, 2017 03:34 PM (oVJmc)

Left wing dandy who wears a bow tie

Posted by: Nevergiveup at April 18, 2017 03:38 PM (KlI/a)

147 Blumenauer's full remarks:

"Mr. Speaker, like many people, I have noticed a renewed interest in the 25th Amendment as we have seen erratic behavior out of the White House. As I examined the Amendment, it became clear that in the case of mental or emotional incapacity, there is a glaring flaw. In the absence of Congressional action, the constitutional language depends on actions by the Cabinet. Because the Cabinet can be fired by the President, there is a natural bias that would make them reluctant to acknowledge the President's inability to serve. It's time to revisit and strengthen the Amendment and make sure there is a reliable mechanism in place if the President becomes unable to discharge the powers and duties of office.

"The 25th Amendment was adopted 50 years ago in the wake of President Kennedy's assassination. It provides a mechanism for the succession of the President for his or her replacement in the event he or she proves unfit to serve. Under the Amendment, the Vice President and a majority of either the Cabinet or some 'other body'' designated by Congress, may remove the President from office.

While the language is straightforward, it raises a host of questions. This ``other body,'' rather than the principal officers of the executive branch, is undefined and there is no guidance for how it should operate. This legislation determines the body would consist of the Vice President, advised by a majority of the living former Presidents and Vice-Presidents. These people have been President, or in the line of succession and understand the pressures of the office and the responsibilities the Presidency entails. They are of both parties, experienced, and well regarded by the American public. It is hard to imagine a better group to work with the Vice President to examine whether the President is able to discharge the duties of the office. When there are questions about the President's ability to fulfill his or her constitutional responsibilities, it is in the country's best interest to have a mechanism in place that works effectively."

http://preview.tinyurl.com/lemxgy5

Posted by: The Political Hat at April 18, 2017 03:38 PM (rUIbB)

148 But what the heck is an Auer?

Old German for dick shaped mouth?

Posted by: Roland THTG at April 18, 2017 03:38 PM (QM5S2)

149 >>Remember when the media couldn't stop taking about mean-spirited Republicans and obstructionist Republicans?


And terrorists. Don't forget they were literally terrorists for the government shutdown.

Posted by: Lizzy at April 18, 2017 03:38 PM (NOIQH)

150 I'm sure I don't want only lawyers running everything

Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2017 03:38 PM (Ot7+c)

151 Remember, Kennedy was in a convertible.

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If only!

Posted by: Ted Kennedy at April 18, 2017 03:38 PM (PNcou)

152 Don't you mean Herclitorius???
Heramulva???

Posted by: jerry seinfeld at April 18, 2017 03:39 PM (nlbfN)

153 Why can't the Democrats just come out and say they want a coup and they want it now? Why all of the hemming and hawing?

I think they pretty much are...

Posted by: Max Power at April 18, 2017 03:39 PM (q177U)

154 But what the heck is an Auer?



60 minutes. Duh.

Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 03:39 PM (67teE)

155 "Left wing dandy who wears a bow tie."
-Posted by: Nevergiveup at April 18, 2017 03:38 PM (KlI/a)

Freaking "dandy"... *HAH!*

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1) (T) at April 18, 2017 03:39 PM (6gk0M)

156 I want to go to a golf resort in Oregon in a couple of years (Bandon Dunes) when I hit 50. Madness like this has me rethinking that trip. I know there are morons in Oregon. How do you keep your sanity? This is nuts.

Posted by: Puddleglum at April 18, 2017 03:39 PM (lPHCt)

157 Save Tags ain't for fags.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1) (T) at April 18, 2017 03:40 PM (6gk0M)

158 But what the heck is an Auer?
Posted by: Anna Puma

60 minutes

Posted by: Rick in SK at April 18, 2017 03:40 PM (FZYNt)

159
How about a bill that requires every member of the Congress take and pass a bar exam


Pretty sure they all know where the good bars around DC are.

Posted by: Deplorable Male Logic at April 18, 2017 03:40 PM (lKyWE)

160 I know 'blumen' in German means flowers. But what the heck is an Auer?

I don't know the exact translation, but the gist of it involves pineapples wrapped in rusty barbed wire and insertion into body cavities.

Posted by: Blanco Basura at April 18, 2017 03:40 PM (4WhSY)

161 dammit Rick that's twice today

Posted by: Rick in SK at April 18, 2017 03:40 PM (FZYNt)

162 Today, I am introducing a bill that will direct the US Navy to join the Air Force in returning congressmen to their home districts during recesses. In particular, it calls for the use of the 16 inch Naval Rifles from the Iowa class battleships be used to return Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) to Oregon, and Nancy Pelosi to California during each recess.

Posted by: Michael Bey at April 18, 2017 03:40 PM (16OL0)

163 "Left wing dandy who wears a bow tie."
-Posted by: Nevergiveup at April 18, 2017 03:38 PM (KlI/a)

Freaking "dandy"... *HAH!*
Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1) (T) at April 18, 2017 03:39 PM (6gk0M)

His wife did not take his last name...so progressive of her

Posted by: Nevergiveup at April 18, 2017 03:40 PM (KlI/a)

164 Ah, auer is German for meadow...

So his full name is Earl Flowers Meadow

Kinda figures.

Posted by: Anna Puma at April 18, 2017 03:41 PM (UNTBN)

165 One does not simply propose an amendment.

Posted by: Boromir at April 18, 2017 03:41 PM (QQ+il)

166 I am coming to believe that this fever the Democrats have will require blood to be spilled before it goes away.

Posted by: *Mikey NTH - Join the Conspiracy of the Month Club at the Outrage Outlet! Flavored Tinfoil in May! at April 18, 2017 03:41 PM (hLRSq)

167 I saw some immigrant tap Donald Trump on the leg to make him aware that he had to put his hand over his heart while some patriotic song was playing this morning. The MSM played the video, then replayed it, like a dozen times so I could see that there was 1.5 seconds between when she placed her hand over her heart, she tapped him, and he placed his hand over his heart.
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I'm sorry, but I've been an American all my life....the only "patriotic" song I'm aware of where one puts one's hand over one's heart is the national anthem.

Posted by: bicentennialguy at April 18, 2017 03:41 PM (vg8iE)

168 148 But what the heck is an Auer?

Old German for dick shaped mouth?

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Screw You

Posted by: Conrad Adanauer at April 18, 2017 03:41 PM (PNcou)

169 "Left wing dandy who wears a bow tie."
-Posted by: Nevergiveup at April 18, 2017 03:38 PM (KlI/a)

Freaking "dandy"... *HAH!*
Posted by: Slapweasel




Someone has been watching old westerns.

Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 03:41 PM (67teE)

170 New hotness: Bader-Ginsberg-ball.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Doctor of Thinkology at April 18, 2017 03:35 PM (Nwg0u)

You forgot to add "-gag"

Posted by: Deplorable Ian Galt at April 18, 2017 03:41 PM (8iiMU)

171 But what the heck is an Auer?


Two dollars, same as in town.

Posted by: Boromir at April 18, 2017 03:42 PM (QQ+il)

172 You cannot change the Constitution with mere legislation.
Posted by: redbanzai at April 18, 2017 03:37 PM (3JA/M)


WRONG.

Until just a few months ago the Constitution could be changed with a pen, a phone, an ashtray and this paddle game.

But then some shit happened.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 18, 2017 03:42 PM (8ZskC)

173 dammit Rick that's twice today
Posted by: Rick in SK




GMTA. LOL

Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 03:42 PM (67teE)

174 The Democrats on voting, part 1: "The popular vote is the will of the people and must not be ignored!"

The Democrats on voting, part 2: "Voters are idiots and the elite are entitled vacate their representation!"

Posted by: Same as it ever was at April 18, 2017 03:42 PM (wx6iv)

175 The Democrats are working overtime to figure out a way to put Trump out. If even this lower that I've never heard of can place this out for a vote, what else must they be working on? And this is going to be going on for the next four years, hopefully eight.
Posted by: Abby

A bill can be submitted by any congressmember. All it needs is a sponsor, which is the member who submits it. They normally try to get cosponsors to make it look like it has support.

It is submitted and then get assigned a number and is put on a committee schedule. Where most of these bill die a rightful death.

It will not go anywhere other than the circular file.

But as someone pointed out above, this clown's well paid staff has spent thousands of dollars of time writing the framework of this stupidity, and even worse, had legal staff write in the big words.
Who also got paid to write a bill that is unconstitutional. But they don't care, because they get paid regardless.

Posted by: Jen at April 18, 2017 03:42 PM (ZgC02)

176 Gayer than cum on a bow tie.

Posted by: Max Power at April 18, 2017 03:43 PM (q177U)

177 Rule of law, that's code for mansplaining the phallocracy. right?

Posted by: Social Justice Girl at April 18, 2017 03:43 PM (39g3+)

178 New hotness: Bader-Ginsberg-ball.



Ruth Buzzie has balls?

Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 03:43 PM (67teE)

179 As Justice Scalia would probably have noted, this is exactly the kind of silliness that the separation of powers is designed to make difficult to enact.

Posted by: dissent555 at April 18, 2017 03:43 PM (VFhMt)

180 "His wife did not take his last name...so progressive of her."
-Posted by: Nevergiveup at April 18, 2017 03:40 PM (KlI/a)

And never trust a broad with a hyphenated name.

That's an easy rule for dudes.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1) (T) at April 18, 2017 03:43 PM (6gk0M)

181 Ruth Buzzie has balls?
Posted by: rickb223

Uncle Ruth?

Posted by: Rick in SK at April 18, 2017 03:43 PM (FZYNt)

182 I don't know the exact translation, but the gist of it involves pineapples wrapped in rusty barbed wire and insertion into body cavities.

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Them Germans got a word for everything!

Posted by: Conrad Adanauer at April 18, 2017 03:44 PM (PNcou)

183 150
I'm sure I don't want only lawyers running everything

Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2017 03:38 PM (Ot7+c)

Too Late!

Posted by: zmdavid at April 18, 2017 03:44 PM (xqRaG)

184 His wife did not take his last name...so progressive of her by: Nevergiveup at April 18, 2017 03:40 PM (KlI/a)

Oh, dear. Are we on the last name thing again?. My husband and I have different names. I did not take his name because my family branch does not have many children, and it was to honor that side of my Jewish family-some of whom died in a concentration camp/ Spouse didn't mind and there was nothing progressive about it except I progressively hate filling out forms for a new name.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at April 18, 2017 03:44 PM (fDdVG)

185 I know, how about we let living Congressional Medal of Honor winners vote on whether we remove SC justices because they are senile? Heya Ruthie!

Posted by: Buffalo at April 18, 2017 03:44 PM (aZq03)

186 124
It's Oregon, man. Every democrat from Oregon smokes too much weed.


Posted by: Fritz at April 18, 2017 03:34 PM (2Mnv1)
Taking it up the ass stoned obviously rots your brain.

Posted by: Ralph at April 18, 2017 03:45 PM (pvwwD)

187 180 "His wife did not take his last name...so progressive of her."
-Posted by: Nevergiveup at April 18, 2017 03:40 PM (KlI/a)

And never trust a broad with a hyphenated name.

That's an easy rule for dudes.
Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1) (T) at April 18, 2017 03:43 PM (6gk0M)

Same goes for men with hyphenated first names. E.g.: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ta-Nahisi Coates, et al.

Posted by: josephistan at April 18, 2017 03:45 PM (7HtZB)

188 Also any word yet out of Georgia good bad or ugly?


Posted by: southdakotaboy at April 18, 2017 03:28 PM (JaJ3u)


I am pretty sure the Democrat will get nowhere near 50% in that district and am equally sure that the 50 billion Republicans running will ensure that no one of them gets 50% +1 either.... so we are likely looking at a runoff.

Posted by: redbanzai at April 18, 2017 03:45 PM (3JA/M)

189 His wife did not take his last name...so progressive of her
Posted by: Nevergiveup at April 18, 2017 03:40 PM (KlI/a)

With any luck his dog ran away too, any self respecting dog would!

Posted by: Killerdog at April 18, 2017 03:45 PM (DqT4X)

190 Taking it up the ass stoned obviously rots your brain.
Posted by: Ralph at April 18, 2017 03:45 PM (pvwwD)

Wow, that filmstrip they showed us in high school was right on the money!

Posted by: josephistan at April 18, 2017 03:46 PM (7HtZB)

191 -Posted by: FenelonSpoke at April 18, 2017 03:44 PM (fDdVG)

My apologies, Ma'am. I simply don't like it, myself.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1) (T) at April 18, 2017 03:46 PM (6gk0M)

192 I'm sure I don't want only lawyers running everything



Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2017 03:38 PM (Ot7+c)

How about Jewish dentist?


I'll vote for that.

Posted by: Ralph at April 18, 2017 03:46 PM (pvwwD)

193
I'm sorry, but I've been an American all my life....the only "patriotic" song I'm aware of where one puts one's hand over one's heart is the national anthem.

Posted by: bicentennialguy


Sorry. It was a pretty sad rendition. I would not have recognized it either within a second and a half.

It was kind of a cute moment... if you watch interactions between husbands and wives. He was making contact with someone in the distance while she noticed the song had begun. She tapped him to get his attention.

Of course the left will portray this differently. Because that is how they play the game.

Posted by: E Depluribus Unum at April 18, 2017 03:46 PM (HTdUD)

194 I hear you FenelonSpoke, a friend mine did not change her name upon marriage because she already had a few academic papers published.

Posted by: Anna Puma at April 18, 2017 03:46 PM (UNTBN)

195 The Democrat caucus really needs to schedule some activities to keep all of its impotent stooges occupied and out of trouble.

I suggest special classes where they learn to make log cabins out of popsicle sticks or cool collages out of pictures that they cut out of magazines.

Damn imbeciles.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 18, 2017 03:46 PM (8ZskC)

196 As for the gist of the proposal, has anyone bothered to ask the Democrats whether they think Nixon and Agnew should have been able to vote on the removal of Ford? Like....if he didn't give them a pardon?

Posted by: 18-1 at April 18, 2017 03:47 PM (aZq03)

197 Taking it up the ass stoned obviously rots your brain.
Posted by: Ralph

but your virginity is intact!

Posted by: Rick in SK at April 18, 2017 03:48 PM (FZYNt)

198 Sorry. This leaves out a vote for Millard Fillmore.

Posted by: Circa (Insert Year Here) at April 18, 2017 03:48 PM (B+qrE)

199 Little faggot man Blumenthal wears a bow tie and is never without his bicycle lapel pin. A different colored bicycle for each day of the week so yes, his mouth hole is dick shaped.

Posted by: Under Fire at April 18, 2017 03:48 PM (ymRuQ)

200 Spouse didn't mind and there was nothing progressive about it except I progressively hate filling out forms for a new name.

My wife never took my name. She'd been divorced already and went through the aggravation of changing names twice and really didn't want to do it a third time. I never had a problem with it.

Posted by: tu3031 at April 18, 2017 03:48 PM (qJhUV)

201 Then there was Maosuit Hillary's "I'm with her" slogan.

Maybe Hillary meant "her" to be a reference to Goldman Sachs. You know, kind of like how some people will refer to a beloved car as "her"? We all know that Goldman Sachs is beloved to Hillary.

Posted by: nerdygirl at April 18, 2017 03:48 PM (+lVUW)

202
I am pretty sure the Democrat will get nowhere
near 50% in that district and am equally sure that the 50 billion
Republicans running will ensure that no one of them gets 50% +1
either.... so we are likely looking at a runoff.


Posted by: redbanzai at April 18, 2017 03:45 PM (3JA/M)

Bottom line.


Stupid fucking democrats blew $9 mill on a Jewish kid who's mom runs a liberal PAC.

Good money well spent, ha ha

Posted by: Ralph at April 18, 2017 03:48 PM (pvwwD)

203 So, if the VP becomes POTUS, he could vote on his own dismissal? o.O?

Posted by: GWB at April 18, 2017 03:48 PM (++sb/)

204 maybe we should let the editors of the NY Times and the Washington Post have a vote, too.


Posted by: mallfly Olbermann at April 18, 2017 03:48 PM (b7fwp)

205 "I hear you FenelonSpoke, a friend mine did not change her name upon marriage because she already had a few academic papers published."
-Posted by: Anna Puma at April 18, 2017 03:46 PM (UNTBN)

I'll have none of it. Call me Archie Bunker, if you like.

I'm going to piss Every One Of You Here Off, eventually.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1) (T) at April 18, 2017 03:48 PM (6gk0M)

206 Barkeep, I'll have my sarsaparilla served with a straw, if you please.

Posted by: Thirsty Bespectacled Dandy at April 18, 2017 03:49 PM (2Mnv1)

207 Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1) (T) at April 18, 2017 03:46 PM (6gk0M)

I don't hyphenate my name. The length of such a thing would be an abomination. I do somehow manage to remember that he and I are married and if I forget I can always look down at my wedding ring and when I get Alzheimers I can always check my marriage license.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at April 18, 2017 03:49 PM (fDdVG)

208 "It is hard to imagine a better group to work with the vice president to examine whether the president is able to discharge the duties of the office."

Uh, no. It is hard to imagine a better group of people to conduct a bloodless coup against the lawfully elected chief executive of the country.

Posted by: Leeotis at April 18, 2017 03:49 PM (6pPTB)

209 Also any word yet out of Georgia good bad or ugly?


Posted by: southdakotaboy at April 18, 2017 03:28 PM (JaJ3u)


I am pretty sure the Democrat will get nowhere near 50% in that district and am equally sure that the 50 billion Republicans running will ensure that no one of them gets 50% +1 either.... so we are likely looking at a runoff.
Posted by: redbanzai

_______

Why is it that "their" side can always unite and rally against the enemy, but every election for us feels like a circular firing squad?

It wouldn't surprise me if some of these Republicans refuse to endorse for the next round.

It's a strange district, it barely went for Trump but Romney won it by close to 20 points.

Posted by: Maritime at April 18, 2017 03:50 PM (z9hPy)

210 whether they think Nixon and Agnew should have been able to vote on the removal of Ford? Like....if he didn't give them a pardon?

Ford didn't pardon Agnew.

Posted by: Circa (Insert Year Here) at April 18, 2017 03:50 PM (B+qrE)

211 3 out of 4 of my grandkids have hyphenated last names, I refuse to use them because the fathers were drug addict losers.

Posted by: Tinfoilbaby at April 18, 2017 03:50 PM (6Ll1u)

212 Once you die, your vote dies too, so no Millard Fillmore votes still out there, or anything silly like that.

He still votes...in Ohio...and Illinois too.

Posted by: Kenyan Muslim at April 18, 2017 03:50 PM (ewSN2)

213 A dick-shaped mouth has some intriguing possibilities ...

Posted by: Sandra Flook at April 18, 2017 03:50 PM (DMUuz)

214
btw, is everyone forgetting that Bill Clinton was IMPEACHED??

Posted by: Soothsayer 45 at April 18, 2017 03:51 PM (a6O80)

215 Why is it that "their" side can always unite and rally against the enemy
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The Borg rarely rebel.

Posted by: bicentennialguy at April 18, 2017 03:51 PM (vg8iE)

216 Stupid fucking democrats blew $9 mill on a Jewish kid who's mom runs a liberal PAC.

Good money well spent, ha ha


Posted by: Ralph at April 18, 2017 03:48 PM (pvwwD)

This... even Soros' money isn't completely unlimited (though it is unlimited enough that I wish Hungary would just go ahead and file an arrest warrant so we can deport him).

Posted by: redbanzai at April 18, 2017 03:51 PM (3JA/M)

217 but your virginity is intact!

Posted by: Rick in SK at April 18, 2017 03:48 PM (FZYNt)

Yes I know.

Posted by: Wonkette at April 18, 2017 03:51 PM (pvwwD)

218 -Posted by: FenelonSpoke at April 18, 2017 03:49 PM (fDdVG)

*HAH!*

I'll still have none of it whenever someone decides to settle for my sorry top-to-bottom.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1) (T) at April 18, 2017 03:51 PM (6gk0M)

219
Bill Clinton: impeached rapist.
Al Gore: rapist

Posted by: Soothsayer 45 at April 18, 2017 03:51 PM (a6O80)

220 Givin' my regrets on this vote. Too busy escapadin'.

Posted by: Barack the Splendid at April 18, 2017 03:52 PM (Ivjge)

221 You know, kind of like how some people will refer to a beloved car as "her"?



Who? Brad?

Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 03:52 PM (67teE)

222
Some womenhave hyphenated last names because they have children from a previous marriage and want to keep the same last name for the kids sake.

Posted by: Deplorable Male Logic at April 18, 2017 03:53 PM (lKyWE)

223 37
Republicans should make one simple response to this nonsense: How Does This Help The Middle Class Family in Ohio, Iowa, or Pennsylvania Pay Their Mortgage And Health Care Premiums?
Posted by: Soothsayer 45 at April 18, 2017 03:23 PM (a6O80)


Gotta expand the map now. OH and IA were solid for Trump. They should now be adding "Minnesota, Maine and Pennsylvannia" since those were the close ones.

Posted by: Ashley Judd's Puffy Scamper, aka MrCaniac at April 18, 2017 03:53 PM (1JnAL)

224 Thanks to The Political Hat for posting the entire bill's body.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1) (T) at April 18, 2017 03:53 PM (6gk0M)

225
Oh yes, Jimmy Carter decisions on presidential fitness. Yeah, that's the ticket.

Posted by: Guy Mohawk at April 18, 2017 03:53 PM (ODxAs)

226 Gayer than visiting Portland, Oregon on a rainy afternoon.

Posted by: Max Power at April 18, 2017 03:54 PM (q177U)

227 Why is it that "their" side can always unite and
rally against the enemy, but every election for us feels like a circular
firing squad?



It wouldn't surprise me if some of these Republicans refuse to endorse for the next round.



It's a strange district, it barely went for Trump but Romney won it by close to 20 points.

Posted by: Maritime at April 18, 2017 03:50 PM (z9hPy)

The population there skews older and very Republican. I assume Trump's brashness offended them (or maybe the Democrats "found" a bunch of extra ballots in that district).

Posted by: redbanzai at April 18, 2017 03:54 PM (3JA/M)

228 The reason why his mouth is shaped like a dick is, I believe, because he has a dick in it.

Posted by: Publius Redux at April 18, 2017 03:54 PM (Fb9aZ)

229 Why is it that "their" side can always unite and rally against the enemy
============

The Borg rarely rebel.
Posted by: bicentennialguy

_______

But it's a double edged sword, they have a joke candidate that should have been put away early that is now in contention because Republicans have like 12 people running.

Posted by: Maritime at April 18, 2017 03:54 PM (z9hPy)

230 178
New hotness: Bader-Ginsberg-ball.







Ruth Buzzie has balls?

Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 03:43 PM (67teE)

There's really only one sure way to tell. And I'm NOT signing up for that.

Posted by: Our Country is Screwed at April 18, 2017 03:54 PM (jxbfJ)

231 222


Some womenhave hyphenated last names because they have children
from a previous marriage and want to keep the same last name for the
kids sake.

Posted by: Deplorable Male Logic at April 18, 2017 03:53 PM (lKyWE)

In South America it is very common. The family wants to make sure everyone knows who everyone is.

Has nothing to do with feminist, all about money.

Posted by: Ralph at April 18, 2017 03:55 PM (pvwwD)

232 a friend mine did not change her name upon marriage because she already had a few academic papers published."

That's pretty weak, as you should know from publishing and the use of pseudonyms. Its not like an academic paper is a bestseller or something in any case.

Posted by: Social Justice Girl at April 18, 2017 03:55 PM (39g3+)

233 Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1) (T) at April 18, 2017 03:51 PM (6gk0M)

I'll be sure to take "Slapweasel
as my last name when we decide to tie the knot if what's his name drops dead from too much heavy work at the American sweat shop.

(God forbid)

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at April 18, 2017 03:55 PM (fDdVG)

234 Maybe all the judges could just vote.

Posted by: TexasDan at April 18, 2017 03:55 PM (yL25O)

235 Sigh.

I blame Ronald Reagan.

Why?

He let all of those poor mentally ill people out of the institutions. Those mentally ill people were somewhat integrated into certain parts of society, and were consequently voted into public office by other mentally ill people who had voting rights.

And that's where we are today. Roughly half of the populace is mentally ill and are being represented in our government by other people who are mentally ill.

Posted by: shibumi at April 18, 2017 03:55 PM (FkAXz)

236 well! that didn't take long. I knew my new home state would embarrass me sooner than later. (Fortunately I live on the red side of the state)

Posted by: small town girl at April 18, 2017 03:55 PM (YsLaz)

237 But it's a double edged sword, they have a joke
candidate that should have been put away early that is now in contention
because Republicans have like 12 people running.

Posted by: Maritime at April 18, 2017 03:54 PM (z9hPy)

The Democrat is not really in contention though... He may or may not even be in the run-off.

Posted by: redbanzai at April 18, 2017 03:56 PM (3JA/M)

238 I'm sure I don't want only lawyers running everything

Posted by: Skip


Have them all take a civics test from 1955. Have the likes of Victor Davis Hansen update it for current factual content only. Anyone who fails is barred from public office for life.

Posted by: Brother Cavil, keeper of the Deplorable Unicode Character at April 18, 2017 03:56 PM (9krrF)

239
What's clear is that Paul Ryan has no control over the House.

Posted by: Soothsayer 45 at April 18, 2017 03:56 PM (a6O80)

240 "when I get Alzheimers I can always check my marriage license"

I just checked. It says I'm married to a deer.

Posted by: torquewrench at April 18, 2017 03:57 PM (qJjMA)

241 He let all of those poor mentally ill people out of the institutions. Those mentally ill people were somewhat integrated into certain parts of society, and were consequently voted into public office by other mentally ill people who had voting rights.

A common misconception.

http://www.wordaroundthe.net/2012/09/common-knowledge-reagan-and-homeless.html

Posted by: Social Justice Girl at April 18, 2017 03:57 PM (39g3+)

242 The population there skews older and very Republican. I assume Trump's brashness offended them (or maybe the Democrats "found" a bunch of extra ballots in that district).
Posted by: redbanzai
_________

Probably, but I'll never understand the type of "Republican" that voted for Hillary because Trump offended their sensibilities.

Its definitely a district that a generic Republican greatly outperforms Trump.

Posted by: Maritime at April 18, 2017 03:57 PM (z9hPy)

243 I just sent him a note about some ways that he could improve his bill. It's kind of sketchy as-is, and could be better.

"Hi,
I'm a little worried that your proposed alteration to the 25th Amendment doesn't go far enough. A panel of ex-presidents and ex-vice presidents sounds like a good idea on paper, but what if some of them are Republicans? They might not vote to impeach a sitting, duly-elected Republican president, and the thought of how that would make you all Pouty McSadface just breaks my heart. Wouldn't it be better to entrust impeachment solely to the candidate who was soundly beaten, provided that she is a Democrat in good standing? Or a panel of Sally Kohn, Maxine Waters, and the hosts of "The View"? Leaving it up to ex-presidents exposes us to the grim possibility that a president who is unfit, incapable, or, perish the thought, Republican, might not be impeached and replaced with the right kind of person.

Hope you give some thought to stepping it up a little to spare us the horror of a president that you, renowned Congressman Blumenauer, might have some disagreements with. Thanks!"

Posted by: hogmartin at April 18, 2017 03:57 PM (8nWyX)

244
But yeah, the next shoe to drop is the failure over the president's budget.

Posted by: Soothsayer 45 at April 18, 2017 03:57 PM (a6O80)

245 I just checked. It says I'm married to a deer.
Posted by: torquewrench

'doh

Posted by: Rick in SK at April 18, 2017 03:57 PM (FZYNt)

246 What's clear is that Paul Ryan has no control over the House.

Maybe the Republicans should let a Republican take a turn as speaker of the house?

Posted by: Crusader at April 18, 2017 03:58 PM (ewSN2)

247 Gayer than "a sequined Richard Simmons on the Teacup Ride at Euro-Disney", is how SNL phrased it some years ago.

They immersed that phrase in Gay and allowed it to anneal.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1) (T) at April 18, 2017 03:58 PM (6gk0M)

248
No Wall.
No defunding of planned abortionhood.
No obamaare repeal.
No tax reform.
No ban of fake refugees.

Posted by: Soothsayer 45 at April 18, 2017 03:58 PM (a6O80)

249 I think it's an excellent idea to have the Fresh Prince of Tahiti and George Bush II vote on Trump's fitness for office/s.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at April 18, 2017 03:58 PM (fDdVG)

250
Ruth Buzzie has balls? Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 03:43 PM (67teE)

What do you think she was carrying in that purse she used to beat Arte Johnson with?

Posted by: Deplorable Male Logic at April 18, 2017 03:58 PM (lKyWE)

251
I'm not especially happy with my daughter in law for not wanting to take my sons last name. Sure, it might inevitably cost her a million or so in an inheritance she won't be exposed to... but she proved her point... and so will I.

She'll be the better man, and I'm ok with that.

Posted by: E Depluribus Unum at April 18, 2017 03:58 PM (HTdUD)

252
Why is it that "their" side can always unite and rally against the enemy, but every election for us feels like a circular firing squad?
***
Because leftists are strictly hierarchical. It is therefore a risk to push an issue with a stronger foe in the party as they will destroy you. Better to come to an agreement - look at Bernie and Hillary, and how Bernie suddenly could afford a nice new house after agreeing to not fight Hillary over her stoeln Dem nomination as a stellar example...

Republicans on the other hand are split into many real factions.

The GOPe is hierarchical, and while they have a ton of money, they have few voters and few activists.

The nationalists, the religious right, and the working class (which have overlap) don't have the time to build a hierarchy - they have jobs and families. They have a lot of voters, but not much money either. They will work together....sometimes. When they can find a leader that won't piss off one of the three groups. Which is surprisingly rare.

Then you have the libertarians. They have activists and money, though few voters. In theory they could unite everyone else, but they tend to hate other members of the Republican party more then Democrats - even when they agree with them on most issues* and tend to react emotionally instead of logically.

*The irony is that if someone "extreme" like a Santorum, cloned him several hundred times and got him elected to every office in the land, you'd still have a more libertarian nation then you currently have. Realistically, every non-leftist should be voting for the "farthest right" candidate they can as it will take decades of hard work to have to worry about right leaning authoritarianism.

Posted by: 18-1 at April 18, 2017 03:59 PM (aZq03)

253
47 days in session from today to the August recess.

47 days. Pubic service, my ass.

Posted by: Soothsayer 45 at April 18, 2017 03:59 PM (a6O80)

254 Have the morons been made aware of Dove/Unilever's foolishness?

Posted by: Crusader at April 18, 2017 03:59 PM (ewSN2)

255 124

Let he who is without zen cast the first stoner.

Posted by: dissent555 at April 18, 2017 03:59 PM (VFhMt)

256 The Democrat is not really in contention though... He may or may not even be in the run-off.
Posted by: redbanzai

_____

I know "polls" are a bad word around here, but last I saw he was getting like 45- 48% support in the last one.

He'll probably got to the run off, but if that poll is remotely accurate, I would call that a horserace.

Special elections also tend to really swing in big ways

Posted by: Maritime at April 18, 2017 03:59 PM (z9hPy)

257
These 'public servants' are the biggest joke on Us. We're the fools.

Posted by: Soothsayer 45 at April 18, 2017 04:00 PM (a6O80)

258 -Posted by: FenelonSpoke at April 18, 2017 03:55 PM (fDdVG)

The last name is actually five-hundred characters long. You'll be required by Family to learn every one.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1) (T) at April 18, 2017 04:00 PM (6gk0M)

259 Some women have hyphenated last names because they have children from a previous marriage and want to keep the same last name for the kids sake.
Posted by: Deplorable Male Logic



^^^^^^^^^^^^
This.

Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 04:00 PM (67teE)

260 247 Gayer than "a sequined Richard Simmons on the Teacup Ride at Euro-Disney", is how SNL phrased it some years ago.

They immersed that phrase in Gay and allowed it to anneal.
Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1) (T) at April 18, 2017 03:58 PM (6gk0M)

+++

That is pretty damned funny.

Posted by: washrivergal at April 18, 2017 04:00 PM (Ivjge)

261 If you think I'm coming back from Tahiti and hanging out with all these rich white folks for this dumb ass shit, you're out of you friggin mind, bow tied wussy boy.

Posted by: AKA Barry Soetoro at April 18, 2017 04:00 PM (qJhUV)

262 Sorry. It was a pretty sad rendition. I would not have recognized it either within a second and a half.

It was kind of a cute moment... if you watch interactions between husbands and wives. He was making contact with someone in the distance while she noticed the song had begun. She tapped him to get his attention.

Of course the left will portray this differently. Because that is how they play the game.
Posted by: E Depluribus Unum at April 18, 2017 03:46 PM (HTdUD)



It was hilarious. This was the wife husband or husband wife, hell, parent child or child parent PAY ATTENTION smack.

Also Barron is now taller than Melania. He's 11. Boy is going to be a giant.

Posted by: alexthechick - most delicatest flowerest of innocent virtuest at April 18, 2017 04:01 PM (mf5HN)

263 Both our parents were dead by the time we married so there was nobody to object to my keeping my last name.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at April 18, 2017 04:01 PM (fDdVG)

264 A panel of ex-presidents and ex-vice presidents sounds like a good idea on paper, but what if some of them are Republicans?

Well, clearly the idea presumes that the panel will consist of presidents that will go his way. Reagan would have laughed in their face, but he's not around. George Bush the elder may not be much longer, but that's still only 2 GOP vs 3 Democrat. He'd have never suggested such a thing if it was the other way around.

Posted by: Social Justice Girl at April 18, 2017 04:01 PM (39g3+)

265 What the fuck happened to Oregon. They were at one time hardcore Americans.

Now it's douche-land.

Posted by: Marcus T at April 18, 2017 04:01 PM (2GMZX)

266 I know "polls" are a bad word around here,




Not if you're dancing.

Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 04:01 PM (67teE)

267 "Have the morons been made aware of Dove/Unilever's foolishness?"
-Posted by: Crusader at April 18, 2017 03:59 PM (ewSN2)

We've been soaking in it.

/Madge

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1) (T) at April 18, 2017 04:01 PM (6gk0M)

268 Pubic service, my ass.
==========

That's the problem....too much pubic service and not enough....no, strike that.....too much public service.

Yeah, it's all a problem.

Posted by: bicentennialguy at April 18, 2017 04:02 PM (vg8iE)

269 Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1) (T) at April 18, 2017 04:00 PM (6gk0M)

Does it have any vowels or is it one of those names that is extra heavy on consonants?

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at April 18, 2017 04:02 PM (fDdVG)

270 "Hi,
I'm a little worried that your proposed alteration to the 25th Amendment doesn't go far enough. A panel of ex-presidents and ex-vice presidents sounds like a good idea on paper, but what if some of them are Republicans? They might not vote to impeach a sitting, duly-elected Republican president, and the thought of how that would make you all Pouty McSadface just breaks my heart. Wouldn't it be better to entrust impeachment solely to the candidate who was soundly beaten, provided that she is a Democrat in good standing? Or a panel of Sally Kohn, Maxine Waters, and the hosts of "The View"? Leaving it up to ex-presidents exposes us to the grim possibility that a president who is unfit, incapable, or, perish the thought, Republican, might not be impeached and replaced with the right kind of person.
--

I have no doubt that you would get a positive response from his at MSNBC or Huffpo.

Posted by: shibumi at April 18, 2017 04:02 PM (FkAXz)

271 I thought maybe we could replace the 25th Amendment with a Gong Show like panel.

- The Democrats.

Posted by: Marcus T at April 18, 2017 04:02 PM (2GMZX)

272 Gayer than "a sequined Richard Simmons on the Teacup Ride at Euro-Disney", is how SNL phrased it some years ago.

They immersed that phrase in Gay and allowed it to anneal.
Posted by: Slapweasel




Just add "flame".

Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 04:02 PM (67teE)

273 I know "polls" are a bad word around here

Hard to believe anyone would mistrust polling after the 2014, Brexit, and 2016!

Posted by: Social Justice Girl at April 18, 2017 04:02 PM (39g3+)

274 11 Uh, wouldn't that take a Constitutional Amendment?

You know... that whole rule of LAW thing?


fingers in ears while singing, "la, la, la,la, la, la, la..."

Posted by: Democrats at April 18, 2017 04:03 PM (AGJqR)

275 Have the morons been made aware of Dove/Unilever's foolishness?"
-Posted by: Crusader at April 18, 2017 03:59 PM (ewSN2)


Did they feature a transwoman as a lovely example of femininity?

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at April 18, 2017 04:03 PM (fDdVG)

276 Apparently there's a shooting spree right now in Fresno.

Posted by: alexthechick - most delicatest flowerest of innocent virtuest at April 18, 2017 04:03 PM (mf5HN)

277 271
I thought maybe we could replace the 25th Amendment with a Gong Show like panel.



- The Democrats.

Posted by: Marcus T at April 18, 2017 04:02 PM (2GMZX)


Can we bring back dueling and call it good?

Posted by: Our Country is Screwed at April 18, 2017 04:03 PM (jxbfJ)

278 I'm still LOLing about the revelation that the Berkeley Police Department, on its own Website, officially instructs left-wing protesters to specify how many "symbolic arrests" they request:

http://www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/police/home/protest_101/event_checklist.aspx

"Contact the Police Department and Provide:

Purpose of protest
Date(s) and time of event
Location(s)
Route of march, if planned
Estimated attendance
Organizing person or group
Number of organizers
How to identify and contact organizers/monitors at the event (hats, shirts, armbands)
What will they be wearing?
Will they have mobile phones?
Do you want symbolic arrests?
If so, where and when?
"

Naive people have been asking today, "Why in the world would protesters want to request their own arrests?" And the answer of course is that in the left-wing moral universe, your street cred is greatly increased if you get arrested by the pigs during a righteous protest! The downside is that then you have to go to jail.

The Berkeley Police have kindly provided a solution: They will actually "symbolically" arrest you and however many protesters you specify, so all your fellow leftist and all the media can cheer you for being such a righteous rebel. AND THEN, off camera, the cops just let you go.

I think this is the cops' way of "keeping the protesters happy."

And yes, this is real, not some sort of hoax. Check out the link yourself to the actual BPD site!

Posted by: zombie at April 18, 2017 04:03 PM (DQ4Fv)

279 The last name is actually five-hundred characters long. You'll be required by Family to learn every one.
--
So, you're eastern European?

Posted by: shibumi at April 18, 2017 04:03 PM (FkAXz)

280 What's this I'm hearing about some WH conclave happening today re: the possibility of staying in the Paris climate scam? Da fuq

Posted by: Under Fire at April 18, 2017 04:04 PM (ymRuQ)

281 "Both our parents were dead by the time we married so there was nobody to object to my keeping my last name."
-Posted by: FenelonSpoke at April 18, 2017 04:01 PM (fDdVG)

If you're defending your values over mine, you're doing it wrong.

I'm just an idiot with a keyboard, Ma'am!

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1) (T) at April 18, 2017 04:04 PM (6gk0M)

282 What happened to Oregon? Nothing, it's what happen to Portland? Hippies is what happened.

Posted by: Strobe at April 18, 2017 04:04 PM (gbWkA)

283 Did they feature a transwoman as a lovely example of femininity?

Oh they weren't content to simply leave it at that. Instead they decided to feature an UGLY DUDE in a dress as a lovely example of *motherhood*.

No, I'm not kidding.

Posted by: Crusader at April 18, 2017 04:05 PM (ewSN2)

284 What the fuck happened to Oregon. They were at one time hardcore Americans.
___
Like we're all chill now man. Cause like the weed has us like caring about like uhhh...other...wait did you see that? That like squirrel like did a back flip....oh wait we were talking about like politics right? My drug dealer, uh, friend told me we are impeaching Trump right? Like uh, I'll toke to that! Wait, that wasn't a squirrel we're like in a coffee shop. That was like someone flipping a water bottle. Alright man you rule!

Posted by: Some Oregonian at April 18, 2017 04:05 PM (aZq03)

285 239
What's clear is that Paul Ryan has no control over the House.
Posted by: Soothsayer 45 at April 18, 2017 03:56 PM (a6O80)

That's not how it works. That not how any of this works!

Posted by: Jack Sock at April 18, 2017 04:05 PM (39cXK)

286 -Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 04:02 PM (67teE)

Double entendre' is Restaurant Quality Lemonade.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1) (T) at April 18, 2017 04:05 PM (6gk0M)

287 Have the morons been made aware of Dove/Unilever's foolishness?"
___
It puts the Dove on its skin or else it gets the hose again!

Posted by: Buffalo "Dove" Bill at April 18, 2017 04:06 PM (aZq03)

288 On Drudge:

United CEO won't fire anyone over dragging debacle.


Can you say "Tone Deaf"?

Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 04:06 PM (67teE)

289 A bunch of lefties still think that Trump will be impeached sometime this year.

And if he isn't, when the Dems takeover in 2018, he will be.

When you ask them "how?", they say that they will have the House and Senate and they can vote him out. When informed of the 2/3rds needed to remove from office, some of those idiots think that all the Senate seats are up for re-election so they will get 67 Senators in 2018.

They are flicking morons.

Posted by: Ashley Judd's Puffy Scamper, aka MrCaniac at April 18, 2017 04:06 PM (1JnAL)

290
Where is the majority's party pro-activeness on anything??

What's their agenda??

Republicans, what is the point of you?

Posted by: Soothsayer 45 at April 18, 2017 04:06 PM (a6O80)

291 Forget it, Jake. It's Oregon.

Posted by: Headless Body of Agnew at April 18, 2017 04:07 PM (e1mEI)

292 And if you ever doubted that the entire city of Berkeley is some sort of Kabuki simulation of a real city, this "symbolic arrest" revelation will remove that doubt.

Posted by: zombie at April 18, 2017 04:07 PM (DQ4Fv)

293 53 The progressives have gone from puerile to childish, and now all the way to infantile.
Posted by: Otis Criblecoblis at April 18, 2017 03:25 PM (0MKRD)

so they will soon be ready for abortion? can't wait!

Posted by: Margaret Sanger at April 18, 2017 04:07 PM (AGJqR)

294 United CEO won't fire anyone over dragging debacle.
***
Welcome to modern technocratic America - where farking up won't get you fired from anything if you have the right connections.

Posted by: 18-1 at April 18, 2017 04:07 PM (aZq03)

295 Lemonade? Is that some sort of aid show for that doofus at CNN?

Posted by: Strobe at April 18, 2017 04:07 PM (gbWkA)

296 And yes, this is real, not some sort of hoax. Check out the link yourself to the actual BPD site!

Confirmed, this is the real City of Berkeley website, police page, with it really saying that. Captured for posterity.

Posted by: Social Justice Girl at April 18, 2017 04:08 PM (39g3+)

297 Gayer than "resisting Trump's agenda."

Posted by: Max Power at April 18, 2017 04:08 PM (q177U)

298 It was hilarious. This was the wife husband or husband wife, hell, parent child or child parent PAY ATTENTION smack.



Also Barron is now taller than Melania. He's 11. Boy is going to be a giant.

Posted by: alexthechick - most delicatest flowerest of innocent virtuest at April 18, 2017 04:01 PM (mf5HN)

It would be hilarious to recreate that picture from the debates (pre-debate photo-op I think) where Jeb! was standing on his tiptoes with Jeb! and Barron.

Posted by: redbanzai at April 18, 2017 04:08 PM (3JA/M)

299 When informed of the 2/3rds needed to remove from office, some of those idiots think that all the Senate seats are up for re-election so they will get 67 Senators in 2018.
***
It is likely that Republicans will increase their number of Senate seats.

It is not impossible they could get over 60.

Posted by: 18-1 at April 18, 2017 04:08 PM (aZq03)

300 Good gosh Zombie,

Someone should hack and expose the names of all who requested to be arrested. I think 4Chan is getting a bit bored chasing Shia LaPoof and xir's flag by now.

Posted by: Anna Puma at April 18, 2017 04:08 PM (UNTBN)

301 United CEO won't fire anyone over dragging debacle.


Can you say "Tone Deaf"?
Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 04:06 PM (67teE)



If they followed the procedure which United had in place, firing them for following it would be a lovely, lovely wrongful termination suit indeed.

Posted by: alexthechick - most delicatest flowerest of innocent virtuest at April 18, 2017 04:08 PM (mf5HN)

302 295 Lemonade? Is that some sort of aid show for that doofus at CNN?
Posted by: Strobe

milk, milk, lemonade. in the back is where the fudge is made

Posted by: Rick in SK at April 18, 2017 04:08 PM (FZYNt)

303
276 Apparently there's a shooting spree right now in Fresno.
Posted by: alexthechick - most delicatest flowerest of innocent virtuest at April 18, 2017 04:03 PM (mf5HN)

What channel are you watching? Link?

Posted by: CaliGirl at April 18, 2017 04:09 PM (u8Ywb)

304 So,the addition of a Chinese character didn't go too well for Rogue One in China?Maybe they will end the China pandering.Nah...(see sidebard)

Posted by: steevy at April 18, 2017 04:09 PM (r/0kC)

305 Marcus T.
The answer to your question is California.

Also east of the Cascades is still awesome. Strong veteran supporters and some of the strongest 2nd amendment supporters Ive ever seen. Hoping we can beat back.the commiss in Salem and take the governor's office in 2018.

Posted by: small town girl at April 18, 2017 04:09 PM (YsLaz)

306 United CEO won't fire anyone over dragging debacle.

Wow. They're just like the government.

Posted by: tu3031 at April 18, 2017 04:09 PM (qJhUV)

307 I know "polls" are a bad word around here

Hard to believe anyone would mistrust polling after the 2014, Brexit, and 2016!
Posted by: Social Justice Girl

__________

I mistrust polling, but I part ways when people say they have no value.




Posted by: Maritime at April 18, 2017 04:09 PM (z9hPy)

308 "...one Democrat who every year brings up a bill to remove Term Limits so a Dem can run for life."
-------
Yes, let's make all Dems run for their lives.

Posted by: Corona at April 18, 2017 04:09 PM (jouhk)

309 United CEO won't fire anyone over dragging debacle.

-
They can't afford the severance pay.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Doctor of Thinkology at April 18, 2017 04:09 PM (9YjDP)

310 So Barron is now taller than Robert Reich?

Posted by: Anna Puma at April 18, 2017 04:09 PM (UNTBN)

311 Oregon - what do you expect?

i had a friend here in TX that retired from the EPA (!) and absolutely could. not. stand. living in a state that helped elect PDT so much that he actually MOVED to Oregon.

i'm sure he thinks it's a Great Idea.

and happy as a liberal clam until it all comes crashing down in a few years.

Posted by: WaldoTJ (in Texas) at April 18, 2017 04:09 PM (M1MpJ)

312 >>> I don't hyphenate my name. The length of such a thing would be an abomination. I do somehow manage to remember that he and I are married and if I forget I can always look down at my wedding ring and when I get Alzheimers I can always check my marriage license.
Posted by: FenelonSpoke at April 18, 2017 03:49 PM (fDdVG)

FenelonSpoke snark is perhaps the best snark!

Posted by: LizLem at April 18, 2017 04:10 PM (hvf9s)

313 Enhancing... enhancing... enhancing...

Posted by: Thorny at April 18, 2017 04:10 PM (PJVle)

314 Do you want symbolic arrests?
If so, where and when?"



I suggest that symbolic tasering should be offered. Of course, there would be an additional charge.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at April 18, 2017 04:10 PM (8ZskC)

315 away sjw sock

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at April 18, 2017 04:10 PM (39g3+)

316 Enhancing... enhancing... enhancing...

Just print the damn thing!!!

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at April 18, 2017 04:10 PM (39g3+)

317 310 He was probably taller than Reich by about 3 years old.

Posted by: steevy at April 18, 2017 04:11 PM (r/0kC)

318 Nixon's head get a vote?

Posted by: Headless Body of Agnew at April 18, 2017 04:11 PM (e1mEI)

319 The symbolic arrest is not new, it's decades old. Strangely enough mostly only democrats do it, including sitting congressmen.

Posted by: Tinfoilbaby at April 18, 2017 04:11 PM (6Ll1u)

320 I mistrust polling, but I part ways when people say they have no value.

Hillary up by 25 in Florida, its gonna be a short night. Brexit sure to lose.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at April 18, 2017 04:11 PM (39g3+)

321 I stayed in Sisters, Oregon one night. Oh wait, that was stayed in Oregon with two sisters...nevermind.

Posted by: Under Fire at April 18, 2017 04:12 PM (ymRuQ)

322 Do we have any dirty and hairy pron chicks on our side.

If not, why not. And how do we expect to win against antifa???


#Worried

Posted by: RWC - Team BOHICA at April 18, 2017 04:12 PM (2x9LM)

323 Can you imagine anyone proposing this if Hillary had won?

Posted by: BeckoningChasm at April 18, 2017 04:12 PM (SAOMr)

324 253
47 days in session from today to the August recess.

47 days. Pubic service, my ass.
Posted by: Soothsayer 45 at April 18, 2017 03:59 PM (a6O80)


When they are in session, they have to make themselves look like they are doing things. That is how you get the fucked up laws that Congress is always passing. If they had shorter sessions, then they could only focus on needed legislation and not control over aspect of life.

Posted by: Ashley Judd's Puffy Scamper, aka MrCaniac at April 18, 2017 04:12 PM (1JnAL)

325 So Barron is now taller than Robert Reich?


Posted by: Anna Puma at April 18, 2017 04:09 PM (UNTBN)

Barron was likely taller than Robert Reich when he was a toddler... Robert Reich is a tiny gnome of a man.

Posted by: redbanzai at April 18, 2017 04:13 PM (3JA/M)

326 I'll be sure to take "Slapweasel as my last name when we decide to tie the knot if what's his name drops dead from too much heavy work at the American sweat shop.


That which doesn't kill you... doesn't kill you. However, in the event of such a somewhat rare, but not unusual occurrence - in concurrence with paragraph 10, subsections 3-99 of employment contract, we have a $499.00* burial allowance which should indemnify you and provide a smooth transition into long-term spinsterhood.

*Not available in red states.

Posted by: Amazon Corporate Layers at April 18, 2017 04:13 PM (HTdUD)

327 Apparently there's a shooting spree right now in Fresno.
Posted by: alexthechick - most delicatest flowerest of innocent virtuest at April 18, 2017 04:03 PM (mf5HN)

What channel are you watching? Link?
Posted by: CaliGirl at April 18, 2017 04:09 PM (u8Ywb)


Three killed, which is technically a mass shooting.

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-california-shooting-idUSKBN17K2DJ


What is left out of that is that apparently he yelled Allahu Akbar while shooting. Oh and the shooting took place at Catholic Charities because let's make it eviler.

https://twitter.com/JackPosobiec/status/854421992887504900

Posted by: alexthechick - most delicatest flowerest of innocent virtuest at April 18, 2017 04:13 PM (mf5HN)

328 The symbolic arrest is not new, it's decades old.

Having a form to fill out requesting one on your website is pretty fresh.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at April 18, 2017 04:14 PM (39g3+)

329 RE: symbolic arrests-- if you are arrested and detained, can you claim that is a mistake, and it is supposed to be a symbolic arrest, not real one? Would that not be a valid defense when dealing with a police department that did fake arrests?

Posted by: shibumi at April 18, 2017 04:14 PM (FkAXz)

330 United CEO won't fire anyone over dragging debacle.


Can you say "Tone Deaf"?
Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 04:06 PM (67teE)


If they followed the procedure which United had in place, firing them for following it would be a lovely, lovely wrongful termination suit indeed.
Posted by: alexthechick

_____


That would be WAY cheaper than the bad PR they will get.

It's also likely to cost the CEO his own job.

The CEO looks like an affirmative action hire to me, it would be a no brainer to have just found some sort of mea culpa when a guy is dragged out unconcious and bloodied because they wanted to put one of their own employees in his seat.

Someone messed up, a simple upping the voucher payoff would have solved it

Posted by: Maritime at April 18, 2017 04:14 PM (z9hPy)

331 "...this "symbolic arrest" revelation will remove that doubt."

Posted by: zombie at April 18, 2017 04:07 PM (DQ4Fv)

There was a heroin dealer in my floor at Barrington Hall, and I had no interest in being a bystander when he was robbed.

The Berkeley PD wanted me to buy heroin from him, then they would arrest me and use the confiscated drugs as evidence against him.

They have sucked as cops and as a police force for a very long time.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at April 18, 2017 04:14 PM (rF0hx)

332
Welcome to modern technocratic America - where farking up won't get you fired from anything if you have the right connections.
Posted by: 18-1 at April 18, 2017 04:07 PM (aZq03)


The only ones that you could argue that acted inappropriatly were cops and he csan't fire them.As far as I can tell the United employees frollwed company guidelines

Posted by: Deplorable Male Logic at April 18, 2017 04:14 PM (lKyWE)

333 Three killed, which is technically a mass shooting.

FBI requires four, but there's no official Mass Shooting definition anywhere. Prayers for the families

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at April 18, 2017 04:15 PM (39g3+)

334 Earl Blumenauer is proof positive that we should administer an IQ test and a sanity test before allowing one to run for public office. The test results should be made public knowledge.

Posted by: Locke Common at April 18, 2017 04:15 PM (OvHr4)

335 It is likely that Republicans will increase their number of Senate seats.

It is not impossible they could get over 60.
Posted by: 18-1 at April 18, 2017 04:08 PM (aZq03)


That is how bad the Senate map is for Democrats, yet they believe that there is going to be some kind of huge turnout in 2018 like what happened in 10 and 14.

Posted by: Ashley Judd's Puffy Scamper, aka MrCaniac at April 18, 2017 04:15 PM (1JnAL)

336 What is left out of that is that apparently he
yelled Allahu Akbar while shooting. Oh and the shooting took place at
Catholic Charities because let's make it eviler.



https://twitter.com/JackPosobiec/status/854421992887504900

Posted by: alexthechick - most delicatest flowerest of innocent virtuest at April 18, 2017 04:13 PM (mf5HN)


I am sure they are still trying to puzzle out the shooter's unknown and unknowable motivation.

Posted by: redbanzai at April 18, 2017 04:15 PM (3JA/M)

337 Sounds like the Fresno shooter was being hunted for killing someone last week. All the targets were honkies.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at April 18, 2017 04:16 PM (39g3+)

338 >>> It is likely that Republicans will increase their number of Senate seats.

It is not impossible they could get over 60.
Posted by: 18-1 at April 18, 2017 04:08 PM (aZq03)

Actual conservative republicans with a spine, or Maine Twin republicans?

Posted by: LizLem at April 18, 2017 04:16 PM (hvf9s)

339 If I were you, I'd just get rid of the Reichst, er, Parliam, er, Congress -making the people vote over and over is a waste of time. Look how good it turned out for me.

Posted by: Zombie Hitler at April 18, 2017 04:16 PM (gbWkA)

340 Posted by: alexthechick - most delicatest flowerest of innocent virtuest at April 18, 2017 04:13 PM (mf5HN)

Thanks Alex.

Posted by: CaliGirl at April 18, 2017 04:16 PM (u8Ywb)

341 What is left out of that is that apparently he
yelled Allahu Akbar while shooting. Oh and the shooting took place at
Catholic Charities because let's make it eviler.


Posted by: alexthechick - most delicatest flowerest of innocent virtuest at April 18, 2017 04:13 PM (mf5HN)

The "Allahu Akbar" was reported by the Police Chief!

So it will be tough to ignore that one.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at April 18, 2017 04:16 PM (rF0hx)

342 This fucking idiot is my Congressman! Kill me now!

It's hard enough to live in Portland but these asswipes just make it worse every day.

Posted by: Only GOP girl in PDX at April 18, 2017 04:16 PM (3aBcq)

343 Why is it that "their" side can always unite and
rally against the enemy, but every election for us feels like a circular
firing squad?



It wouldn't surprise me if some of these Republicans refuse to endorse for the next round.



It's a strange district, it barely went for Trump but Romney won it by close to 20 points.

Posted by: Maritime at April 18, 2017 03:50 PM (z9hPy)


Because our side is too stupid to see that the other side plays for keeps. And that is why we lose.

Posted by: LGoPs at April 18, 2017 04:16 PM (kXoPF)

344 Three outside the Catholic place plus one killed on Sunday. Mass murderer the twat is. And should be turned into pig slop ASAP.

Posted by: Anna Puma at April 18, 2017 04:16 PM (UNTBN)

345 Okay, 24 hour rule and all that. Apparently he shot people at the bus stop near the Catholic Charities not at the place itself.

Also supposedly told cops he hated white people.

This is going to be memory holed so fast.

http://nypost.com/2017/04/18/gunman-goes-on-deadly-shooting-spree-in-fresno/


Also I think I'm taller than Robert Reich.



Posted by: alexthechick - most delicatest flowerest of innocent virtuest at April 18, 2017 04:17 PM (mf5HN)

346 symbolic arrests?

symbolic wood shampoos - lather, rinse, repeat.

Posted by: DaveA at April 18, 2017 04:17 PM (FhXTo)

347 299
When informed of the 2/3rds needed to remove from office, some of those
idiots think that all the Senate seats are up for re-election so they
will get 67 Senators in 2018.

***

It is likely that Republicans will increase their number of Senate seats.



It is not impossible they could get over 60.

Posted by: 18-1 at April 18, 2017 04:08 PM (aZq03)

The massive and complete retardation of the lefty socialist progs in the MSM, universities, and in the democrat party, to the workings of our constitutional republic has always astounded me.

Posted by: Publius Redux at April 18, 2017 04:17 PM (Fb9aZ)

348 Republicans with a spine? Never happen too many lawyers, not enough regular folk.

Posted by: Strobe at April 18, 2017 04:18 PM (gbWkA)

349
Who? Brad?
Posted by: rickb223


No, Christine.

Posted by: nerdygirl at April 18, 2017 04:18 PM (+lVUW)

350 Nothing on my LA stations about shooting, but we do have the daily televised car chase on though.

Posted by: Tinfoilbaby at April 18, 2017 04:18 PM (6Ll1u)

351 Slap, if you are some descendant of this man, I am keeping my own last name if we ever marry; Sorry

Wolfe­schlegel­stein­hausen­berger­dorff,

(Actual name of some German man who became an American citizen)

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at April 18, 2017 04:18 PM (fDdVG)

352 Apparently there's a shooting spree right now in Fresno.

Unpossible. There's not a gun store within the entire city.

Posted by: Grump928(c) at April 18, 2017 04:18 PM (QQ+il)

353 That is how bad the Senate map is for Democrats, yet they believe that there is going to be some kind of huge turnout in 2018 like what happened in 10 and 14.

There may be... but exactly 2014 when the Dems got shellacked.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at April 18, 2017 04:18 PM (39g3+)

354 House Democrat Offers Bill to Amend Removal-of-President-Due-to-Infirmity Procedure by Proposing Obama and Biden Would Get to Vote on Trump's Fitness


Sounds like an article out of Vanity Fair.

Posted by: wth at April 18, 2017 04:18 PM (HgMAr)

355 Actual conservative republicans with a spine, or Maine Twin republicans?
***
No idea. I'm just looking at the number of competitive seats. It comes down to who wins those Rep primaries in red and purple states.

Posted by: 18-1 at April 18, 2017 04:19 PM (aZq03)

356
I am sure they are still trying to puzzle out the shooter's unknown and unknowable motivation.
---

We will never know the real motive behind this person's actions; however, we do know that he was mentally unstable and driven to the brink by Donald Trump and the actions of all Republicans.

Posted by: The MFM at April 18, 2017 04:19 PM (FkAXz)

357 Also I think I'm taller than Robert Reich.

Posted by: alexthechick - most delicatest flowerest of innocent virtuest at April 18, 2017 04:17 PM (mf5HN)

It would be difficult not to be.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at April 18, 2017 04:19 PM (rF0hx)

358 What is left out of that is that apparently he yelled Allahu Akbar while
shooting. Oh and the shooting took place at Catholic Charities because
let's make it eviler.

So...we may never know why.

Posted by: tu3031 at April 18, 2017 04:19 PM (qJhUV)

359 Also I think I'm taller than Robert Reich.

*types*
*deletes*

Posted by: Anna Puma at April 18, 2017 04:19 PM (UNTBN)

360 It's hard enough to live in Portland but these asswipes just make it worse every day.

Posted by: Only GOP girl in PDX


Its getting that way in Salem, too. Used to be a really tight conservative town

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at April 18, 2017 04:19 PM (39g3+)

361 -Posted by: Only GOP girl in PDX at April 18, 2017 04:16 PM (3aBcq)

Welcome aboard, Ma'am. While we are not all "sane", per the clinical definition, I can assure you Safe Harbor should you speak English.

Lash to a point and Hold Strong.

It is gonna be a blow.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1) (T) at April 18, 2017 04:20 PM (6gk0M)

362 350
Nothing on my LA stations about shooting, but we do have the daily televised car chase on though.

Posted by: Tinfoilbaby at April 18, 2017 04:18 PM (6Ll1u)

Any Broncos?

Posted by: Our Country is Screwed at April 18, 2017 04:20 PM (jxbfJ)

363 If they followed the procedure which United had in place, firing them for following it would be a lovely, lovely wrongful termination suit indeed.
Posted by: alexthechick




How about just not publicly say anything?

The whole incident is like asking a woman when she's due.
If she's not pregnant, you can't did out of that hole.

The dragging incident is the same way. You ain't digging out of the hole. Just shut up.

Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 04:20 PM (4r9zp)

364 *shinkicks AP SO HARD*

Posted by: alexthechick - most delicatest flowerest of innocent virtuest at April 18, 2017 04:20 PM (mf5HN)

365 I mistrust polling, but I part ways when people say they have no value.

Hillary up by 25 in Florida, its gonna be a short night. Brexit sure to lose.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor

______

The polls I saw had Trump winning Florida, and he did

The national polls had Hillary winning, and she did.

Fortunately it was not a national election but state by state.

Rasmussen was pretty dead on in their polling.

A big part of the problem was the big media outlets were just so invested in the idea it was going to be a blowout, they didn't really base that on the polling.

I think there's 3 big problems with modern polling

1) Our culture has become so crazy with the PC nonsense that many conservatives have decided not to answer pollsters or lie to them

2) The big media outlets that pay the pollsters have made them model them in a way that makes a best case scenario for Democrats because they are invested in that storyline

3) Landlines are largely gone

Posted by: Maritime at April 18, 2017 04:20 PM (z9hPy)

366 The China box office story in the sidebar about them liking crappy US blockbusters makes total sense to me. Read an article a few years ago about Star Wars in China, and apparently the most popular Star Wars films there are 1-3 not 4-6.

And if China gets its way, Hollywood will gleefully hand over the film industry to them. Le sigh.

Posted by: LizLem at April 18, 2017 04:20 PM (hvf9s)

367 owowowowowowowowowowowowow

Posted by: Anna Puma at April 18, 2017 04:21 PM (UNTBN)

368 39-year-old Kori Ali Muhammad - shouted "Allahu Akbar.""

-
Local story.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Doctor of Thinkology at April 18, 2017 04:21 PM (9YjDP)

369 The real concern after the tragic shootings in Fresno is the worry over backlash because of this man's exotic and charming ethnic name Muhammad, PBUH.

Clearly, what is needed is more control over these extremist religious organizations such as the Catholic so-called "Charities," which are causing such harm and are such a destabilizing influence in our communities.

Posted by: Legacy Media at April 18, 2017 04:22 PM (39g3+)

370 So Barron is now taller than Robert Reich?

He was born that way.

But then, so are most people.

Posted by: Blanco Basura at April 18, 2017 04:22 PM (4WhSY)

371 ..."Also I think I'm taller than Robert Reich."
-Posted by: alexthechick - most delicatest flowerest of innocent virtuest at April 18, 2017 04:17 PM (mf5HN)

...Said everyone in "Time Bandits".

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1) (T) at April 18, 2017 04:22 PM (6gk0M)

372
Unpossible. There's not a gun store within the entire city.
Posted by: Grump928(c) at April 18, 2017 04:18 PM (QQ+il)


It's Fresno not L.A.

Posted by: Deplorable Male Logic at April 18, 2017 04:22 PM (lKyWE)

373 How about just not publicly say anything?

The whole incident is like asking a woman when she's due.
If she's not pregnant, you can't did out of that hole.

The dragging incident is the same way. You ain't digging out of the hole. Just shut up.
Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 04:20 PM (4r9zp)



There's a Dutch game show that asks men to decide if women are pregnant or just fat.

http://eonli.ne/2oSNBSJ


Omg. Read what else they've done. It's like the Horde is coming up with the questions.

Posted by: alexthechick - most delicatest flowerest of innocent virtuest at April 18, 2017 04:22 PM (mf5HN)

374 Also I think I'm taller than Robert Reich.

*types*
*deletes*


Posted by: Anna Puma at April 18, 2017 04:19 PM (UNTBN)

I looked it up on a random interwebs site so it must be true... Robert Reich is 4 foot 11. Even I am taller than Robert Reich and I am not taller than practically anyone.

Posted by: redbanzai at April 18, 2017 04:23 PM (3JA/M)

375

Kori Ali Muhammad

Amish name. No interest in story.

Posted by: The MSM at April 18, 2017 04:23 PM (HTdUD)

376 I think there's 3 big problems with modern polling




4.) I'm not being honest. Not when goon squads can harass me. I know I don't look good in prison orange.

Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 04:23 PM (4r9zp)

377 The third victim was a Pacific Gas & Electric employee. Another person was shot at but not injured.

from Fresno Bee:

https://tinyurl.com/mvwcwnn

The gas bill was too damn high.

Posted by: wth at April 18, 2017 04:23 PM (HgMAr)

378 The good news is ....we just bought land outside of this liberal cesspool and will be moving in 10 years when we retire!
To the RED part of the state we go, along with others that no longer can tolerate the filth that now inhabit our city.

Old Earl cares more about stoking the fire of hate than he does for any Oregonian. We are a joke now, it's sad...we were once a lovely town until the Silicon idiots and Californians moved here.

Posted by: Only GOP girl in PDX at April 18, 2017 04:23 PM (3aBcq)

379 The whole incident is like asking a woman when she's due.
If she's not pregnant, you can't did out of that hole.

-
I made that mistake once. Worst mistake was asking when her quints were due.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Doctor of Thinkology at April 18, 2017 04:24 PM (9YjDP)

380 A big part of the problem was the big media outlets were just so invested in the idea it was going to be a blowout, they didn't really base that on the polling.

Dude it was only a few months ago, if you're going to rewrite history go back a few years at least. The polling consistently had Hillary winning, sometimes by as much as FIFTEEN POINTS. Everyone knew, just knew Hillary had a lock and there was no "electoral collage" path to the white house based on the polls.

They're crap, for all the reasons you give, and many others. Relying on them -- positive or not -- for anything is like astrology and tea leaves. They can be right, by coincidence.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at April 18, 2017 04:24 PM (39g3+)

381 The car chase is in Watts, the people usually come out and line the street to cheer.

Posted by: Tinfoilbaby at April 18, 2017 04:24 PM (6Ll1u)

382 The midget bandits from last week were taller than Robert Reich.

Posted by: Strobe at April 18, 2017 04:24 PM (gbWkA)

383 "It's in the country's best interest that you shut your dick-shaped mouth, tool."

I would guess it took more than one dick to enhance the shape of Rep. Earl Blumenauer's (D-Ore.) mouth.

Posted by: Dirks Strewn at April 18, 2017 04:24 PM (iWW0H)

384 *Warms-Up Cerberus in Bullpen*

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1) (T) at April 18, 2017 04:25 PM (6gk0M)

385 Kori Ali Muhammad



Amish name. No interest in story.

Posted by: The MSM at April 18, 2017 04:23 PM (HTdUD)

Lutheran, definitely.

Posted by: redbanzai at April 18, 2017 04:25 PM (3JA/M)

386 The dude (or more properly dummy) was born in Portland, went to high school, college and law school in Portland (Mommie didn't let her darling little boy get out much). He's now been elected 8--or maybe after 2016 nine, count 'em 9 times. He represents the most heavily Democrat district in Oregon--which is saying something. There's something about the water they drink in Portland. Makes 'em crazier than a buffalo that ate too much jimson weed.

Posted by: Comanche Voter at April 18, 2017 04:26 PM (Sda6L)

387 *hobbles off to go write some more*

Posted by: Anna Puma at April 18, 2017 04:26 PM (UNTBN)

388 I looked it up on a random interwebs site so it must be true... Robert Reich is 4 foot 11. Even I am taller than Robert Reich and I am not taller than practically anyone.
Posted by: redbanzai at April 18, 2017 04:23 PM (3JA/M)



Holy shit. I am taller than Robert Reich.

Posted by: alexthechick - most delicatest flowerest of innocent virtuest at April 18, 2017 04:26 PM (mf5HN)

389 366 The China box office story in the sidebar about them liking crappy US blockbusters makes total sense to me. Read an article a few years ago about Star Wars in China, and apparently the most popular Star Wars films there are 1-3 not 4-6.

And if China gets its way, Hollywood will gleefully hand over the film industry to them. Le sigh.

Posted by: LizLem

Yes, we wouldn't want communists with no taste to get control of this jewel in the American cultural crown.

Posted by: Dirks Strewn at April 18, 2017 04:26 PM (iWW0H)

390 There's a Dutch game show that asks men to decide if women are pregnant or just fat.


http://eonli.ne/2oSNBSJ


Omg. Read what else they've done. It's like the Horde is coming up with the questions.
--

We can do better.

"Retarded or Democrat?"

"Insane or Liberal?"

"Actress or Whore?"

"Ladies Room or Men's Room?"

Posted by: shibumi at April 18, 2017 04:26 PM (FkAXz)

391 So Powerline had a blurb from the Hillary campaign book about Obama calling her at 11:00 pm to tell her to concede.

Posted by: MAGA at April 18, 2017 04:26 PM (LQ1Q3)

392 There's a Dutch game show that asks men to decide if women are pregnant or just fat.

http://eonli.ne/2oSNBSJ


Omg. Read what else they've done. It's like the Horde is coming up with the questions.



Are the breasteses real or memorex?

Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 04:26 PM (4r9zp)

393 Yo!

Posted by: Yo! at April 18, 2017 04:27 PM (GwIKd)

394 Yeah Portland and Eugene have been leftist as long as my life, they've just gotten more crazy as time has gone on. Its not new, its just more intense.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at April 18, 2017 04:27 PM (39g3+)

395 Robert Reich could be used as a mobile tennis net.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1) (T) at April 18, 2017 04:27 PM (6gk0M)

396 I looked it up on a random interwebs site so it must be true... Robert Reich is 4 foot 11. Even I am taller than Robert Reich and I am not taller than practically anyone.
--
Wrap your head around this: that number has probably been increased.

He's probably much shorter.

Posted by: shibumi at April 18, 2017 04:27 PM (FkAXz)

397 I think there's 3 big problems with modern polling




4.) I'm not being honest. Not when goon squads can harass me. I know I don't look good in prison orange.
Posted by: rickb223

______


I know a lot of conservatives feel that way, but I think it "hurts" our cause because elected Republicans look at polls and if they think the public doesn't back these issues, they fold.

So when they see nonsense like ObamaCare being "popular" they decide not to actually repeal it.

Or if Trump has "low" approval ratings, they think its wise to flee a sinking ship.

We have to stop being intimidated, if we can't tell pollsters how we actually feel, what sort of political movement is this?

Posted by: Maritime at April 18, 2017 04:27 PM (z9hPy)

398 Breaking

3 people shot in Fresno by an Ali Mohammed

Posted by: Yo! at April 18, 2017 04:27 PM (GwIKd)

399 Holy shit. I am taller than Robert Reich.

In heels, sure

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at April 18, 2017 04:27 PM (39g3+)

400 *Warms-Up Cerberus in Bullpen*


It's impossible to steal on that guy.

Posted by: Grump928(c) at April 18, 2017 04:28 PM (QQ+il)

401 The polling consistently had Hillary winning, sometimes by as much as FIFTEEN POINTS
***
My memory was that they had Hillary up by big margins and then lowered the margins the closer it got to the election.

RCP tends to back that up. Whether its because they suck, there was real movement to Trump at the end, or they tried to use polling to help Hillary but then tried to save their reputations at the end is tough to say.

Posted by: 18-1 at April 18, 2017 04:28 PM (aZq03)

402 Holy shit. I am taller than Robert Reich.

In heels, sure.


I wasn't aware Robert Reich even wore heels.

Posted by: Crusader at April 18, 2017 04:29 PM (ewSN2)

403 I looked it up on a random interwebs site so it
must be true... Robert Reich is 4 foot 11. Even I am taller than Robert
Reich and I am not taller than practically anyone.

Posted by: redbanzai at April 18, 2017 04:23 PM (3JA/M)





Holy shit. I am taller than Robert Reich.

Posted by: alexthechick - most delicatest flowerest of innocent virtuest at April 18, 2017 04:26 PM (mf5HN)

IKR... it is a holy shit moment for someone like me too as I am always using other people's tallness to get things from the top shelves of stores of all varieties:-P

Posted by: redbanzai at April 18, 2017 04:29 PM (3JA/M)

404 hi GOP girl. it's easy to love Oregon when you live in the red zone. welcome!

Posted by: small town girl at April 18, 2017 04:29 PM (YsLaz)

405 There have been studies of what happens when an apocalyptic religion passes its date for "The end of the world will happen." Some believers stop believing. Most double down.

So another example of how Leftism is like religion

Posted by: Ignoramus at April 18, 2017 04:29 PM (SIY7D)

406 354
House Democrat Offers Bill to Amend
Removal-of-President-Due-to-Infirmity Procedure by Proposing Obama and
Biden Would Get to Vote on Trump's Fitness





Sounds like an article out of Vanity Fair.

Posted by: wth at April 18, 2017 04:18 PM (HgMAr)
Sounds like an article out of Daily Kos, actually

Posted by: Publius Redux at April 18, 2017 04:30 PM (Fb9aZ)

407 Hey, when it comes to last names around here, I'm #1.


Posted by: Smitty Werbenjaegermanjensen at April 18, 2017 04:30 PM (869hn)

408 "It's impossible to steal on that guy."
-Posted by: Grump928(c) at April 18, 2017 04:28 PM (QQ+il)

*HAH!*

Wish I'd have said it for as many times as I'd used it!

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1) (T) at April 18, 2017 04:30 PM (6gk0M)

409 Holy shit. I am taller than Robert Reich.

In heels, sure
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor



On the Step Stool of Hate.

Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 04:30 PM (4r9zp)

410 Posted by: 18-1 at April 18, 2017 04:28 PM (aZq03)

Or all three.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at April 18, 2017 04:30 PM (rF0hx)

411 I wasn't aware Robert Reich wore heels. No, tiny men wear "lifts".

Posted by: Strobe at April 18, 2017 04:30 PM (gbWkA)

412 So Powerline had a blurb from the Hillary campaign book about Obama calling her at 11:00 pm to tell her to concede.

Apparently Obama was more aware of the Russian influence on the election than anyone else.

Between about 10:00 and 2:30 am when Pennsylvania became apparent*, it was anyones election.

So I suspect bullshit.
aligned with
* By a tiny, tiny, fractional amount.

Posted by: E Depluribus Unum at April 18, 2017 04:30 PM (HTdUD)

413 Holy shit. I am taller than Robert Reich.

Posted by: alexthechick - most delicatest flowerest of innocent virtuest at April 18, 2017 04:26 PM


Just bask in that for a moment.

Hell, my short azz is 5'6" and I tower over Robert Reich. LOL!

Posted by: RedMindBlueState at April 18, 2017 04:31 PM (p+Wdc)

414 LegalInsurrection has a piece on that book as well

Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2017 04:32 PM (Ot7+c)

415 So Powerline had a blurb from the Hillary campaign book about Obama calling her at 11:00 pm to tell her to concede.

Apparently Obama was more aware of the Russian influence on the election than anyone else.




It was all that flexibility that he had.

Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 04:32 PM (4r9zp)

416 On the Step Stool of Hate.
Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 04:30 PM (4r9zp)



Awesome Step Stool of Awesomeness.

Posted by: alexthechick - most delicatest flowerest of innocent virtuest at April 18, 2017 04:32 PM (mf5HN)

417 I wasn't aware Robert Reich wore heels. No, tiny men wear "lifts".

Posted by: Strobe at April 18, 2017 04:30 PM (gbWkA)

Little know fact... Virginia's ex-governor Robert McDonnell wore lifts. I think I was taller than him too.

Posted by: redbanzai at April 18, 2017 04:33 PM (3JA/M)

418 On the Step Stool of Hate.
Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 04:30 PM (4r9zp)


Awesome Step Stool of Awesomeness.

Posted by: alexthechick



Updating the style guide Empress.

Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 04:33 PM (4r9zp)

419 On the Step Stool of Hate.

Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 04:30 PM


I believe the Empress is the keeper of The Awesome Step Stool of Awesomeness, iirc...

Posted by: RedMindBlueState at April 18, 2017 04:33 PM (p+Wdc)

420 Robert Reich? Pffft. Fucker's puny.

Posted by: Midget Mexican wrestlers at April 18, 2017 04:33 PM (HgMAr)

421 To be fair about Robert Reich hes short but might be good at tunneling through rock

Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2017 04:34 PM (Ot7+c)

422 And by the way, if we ever do succeed in taking our country back, can we please end this bullshit of calling Republican states "red"? Because we all know damn well that the only reason we don't call Democratic states "red" is that the Democratic party ONCE feared being associated with communism (and they've since learned to embrace it).

Posted by: Crusader at April 18, 2017 04:34 PM (ewSN2)

423 We can do better.

"Retarded or Democrat?"

"Insane or Liberal?"

"Actress or Whore?"

"Ladies Room or Men's Room?"
Posted by: shibumi at April 18, 2017 04:26 PM (

1-3 the answer is both.

Posted by: CaliGirl at April 18, 2017 04:34 PM (u8Ywb)

424 >>Holy shit. I am taller than Robert Reich.

He really is tiny. Walked past him in DC one time - he caught my eye because he was a tiny man in a tiny suit, not because I recognized him. So small.

Posted by: Lizzy at April 18, 2017 04:34 PM (NOIQH)

425 Night of the Living Democrats.

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at April 18, 2017 04:34 PM (ufi/n)

426 So a guy kills 3 or 4 shouts allah snackbar and the 'authorities' are not sure of his motive?

Posted by: Nevergiveup at April 18, 2017 04:35 PM (KlI/a)

427 I believe the Empress is the keeper of The Awesome Step Stool of Awesomeness, iirc...
Posted by: RedMindBlueState at April 18, 2017 04:33 PM (p+Wdc)


Vendette got it for me.

It has squirrels and the Capitol dome on it so I can step on them both.

It's so so so awesome.

Posted by: alexthechick - most delicatest flowerest of innocent virtuest at April 18, 2017 04:35 PM (mf5HN)

428 I like red.

Posted by: Grump928(c) at April 18, 2017 04:35 PM (QQ+il)

429 Hey everybody.

I've read even Prince was taller than Robert Reich.

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 18, 2017 04:35 PM (qazQh)

430 +2 Awesome Step Stool of Awesomeness.

+4 Saving Throw vs. Slings and Arrows and Bolts and Pointy

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1) (T) at April 18, 2017 04:35 PM (6gk0M)

431 >>> Posted by: Only GOP girl in PDX at April 18, 2017 04:23 PM (3aBcq)

Old-ish story, but it was hilarious that Portlandia had to stop filming at your local bookstore In Other Words because the owners were affronted at the incivility of their humor. On their door they cited reasons such as "devaluation of feminine discourse", "queer antagonism", "gentrification" and "transmisogyny."

The sign below that sign was precious. "Widely held perceptions of successful employment, education, marriage, and family have white supremacist patriarchal roots, when you purportedly fail in these institutions, you are resisting oppression you are a warrior."

Apparently they were also over $20K in the hole, yikes. So when you fail at running a viable store you are resisting oppression fro the man? Lefty victory!

https://tinyurl.com/jjmrf5g

Posted by: LizLem at April 18, 2017 04:35 PM (hvf9s)

432 So a guy kills 3 or 4 shouts allah snackbar and the 'authorities' are not sure of his motive?

Posted by: Nevergiveup at April 18, 2017 04:35 PM (KlI/a)

It is a mystifying mystery...

Posted by: redbanzai at April 18, 2017 04:36 PM (3JA/M)

433 I've read even Prince was taller than Robert Reich.

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 18, 2017 04:35 PM (qazQh)

Anyone wanna bet who got the hotter chicks?

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at April 18, 2017 04:36 PM (rF0hx)

434 Anyone else besides me noticed that the talk from the Left has lately spilled out of the major Media and Progressive think tank waterways into actual demands for a coup? The marches right after the election reminded me a lot of the "soft revolutions" we see in places like Brazil or Thailand backed by hard NGO money.

OK, I guess everyone else has noticed it.

Posted by: Hopped Up On Something at April 18, 2017 04:36 PM (fo0go)

435 Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) filed the bill during the House's two-week April recess to empower former presidents and vice presidents of both parties, in coordination with the sitting vice president, to determine if a president is fit for office.

"It is hard to imagine a better group to work with the vice president to examine whether the president is able to discharge the duties of the office. When there are questions about the president's ability to fulfill his or her constitutional responsibilities, it is in the country's best interest to have a mechanism in place that works effectively," Blumenauer said in a statement.

It's in the country's best interest that you shut your dick-shaped mouth, tool.

Posted by: Ace at 03:16 PM

Here we go. The Best interest Of The Country Standard. Let's be real, this is exactly what the Left and their judges want to use and do use to rule us all.

Ask anybody who has been to Family Court about The Best Interest Of The Child Standard, which is changes constantly. There is zero rule of law. No rights. Only a Totalitarian and an Administrative Hell.

Posted by: Widespread Pepe at April 18, 2017 04:36 PM (2qHjF)

436 386 Comanche Voter at April 18, 2017 04:26 PM (Sda6L)


*****

I do say - this is why I like this site. You learn something new every day (whether you like to or not) - saw Jimsonweed and looked it up. Datura Stramonium known by common names Jimson weed or Devil's snare is a powerful hallucinogen. Gotta score me some of that.






Posted by: Publius Redux at April 18, 2017 04:36 PM (Fb9aZ)

437 Three people are dead in a shooting spree in downtown Fresno on Tuesday, and the suspect was wanted in connection to the Motel 6 killing last week, the Fresno Police Department said.

Kori Ali Muhammad, 39, shouted Allahu Akbar as police tackled him to the ground after the shootings which were spread over four locations, Police Chief Jerry Dyer said.

At least three of the victims were white, Dyer said.

Dyer said Muhammad had expressed hatred toward white people and the government.

Lovely

Posted by: Nevergiveup at April 18, 2017 04:37 PM (KlI/a)

438 So Powerline had a blurb from the Hillary campaign book about Obama calling her at 11:00 pm to tell her to concede.
...........

That must have really chapped her blubber.

Posted by: wth at April 18, 2017 04:37 PM (HgMAr)

439 "Anyone wanna bet who got the hotter chicks?"
-Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at April 18, 2017 04:36 PM (rF0hx)

Which side y...

No.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1) (T) at April 18, 2017 04:37 PM (6gk0M)

440 428 I like red.
Posted by: Grump928(c) at April 18, 2017 04:35 PM (QQ+il)


Just wanted to make sure you got your due on such a succinct comment. Keep up the good work, Grump.

Posted by: ScoggDog at April 18, 2017 04:37 PM (ATQUV)

441 3) Landlines are largely gone
Posted by: Maritime


I have a landline, but I don't answer that or my cell phone unless I know who it is. Telemarketing is a nightmare and the do not call list doesn't stop them.

I just don't see how polls can be worth anything.

Posted by: nerdygirl at April 18, 2017 04:37 PM (+lVUW)

442 "My memory was that they had Hillary up by big margins and then lowered the margins the closer it got to the election."

During October the MSM polls were absolutely skewed to make Hillary look inevitable. And Pussygate was used to make Trump unelectable.

I'm convinced that Hillaryland believed their own bullshit which is why they dropped the ball so much in the last month.

In retrospect, Hillary mistakes the Russian Wikileaks and Comey for drving up Trump's numbers when a lot of it was just the polls getting trued up near the end.

Most polls still showed Hilary winning because of their flawed turnout assumptions

Posted by: Ignoramus at April 18, 2017 04:37 PM (SIY7D)

443
To be fair about Robert Reich hes short but might be good at tunneling through rock
Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2017 04:34 PM (Ot7+c)


In the old days he would have been used to haul carts full of coal out of the mines

Posted by: Deplorable Male Logic at April 18, 2017 04:38 PM (lKyWE)

444
I like red.

Posted by: Grump928(c) at April 18, 2017 04:35 PM (QQ+il)

Awww Shucks, Grump... I like you too:-)

Posted by: redbanzai at April 18, 2017 04:38 PM (3JA/M)

445 >>> Yes, we wouldn't want communists with no taste to get control of this jewel in the American cultural crown. Posted by: Dirks Strewn at April 18, 2017 04:26 PM (iWW0H)

Well when you put it THAT way...

Posted by: LizLem at April 18, 2017 04:38 PM (hvf9s)

446 Hillary called Obama after election "I'm sorry I lost"LOL

https://pjmedia.com/instapundit/262815/

Posted by: steevy at April 18, 2017 04:39 PM (r/0kC)

447 Dude it was only a few months ago, if you're going to rewrite history go back a few years at least. The polling consistently had Hillary winning, sometimes by as much as FIFTEEN POINTS. Everyone knew, just knew Hillary had a lock and there was no "electoral collage" path to the white house based on the polls.

They're crap, for all the reasons you give, and many others. Relying on them -- positive or not -- for anything is like astrology and tea leaves. They can be right, by coincidence.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor
________


Look at the polling averages before and after.

RealClearPolitics just aggregates the polls had Hillary "winning" nationally by 3.3%
Her total ended up being 2.1% in the popular vote.

The polls were off like 3-4% depending on the state, which is right about the margin of error for most.

I'm not going to live and die by polls, but I'm not going to dismiss them all out of hand either.

People have built this narrative that the polls had Hillary winning by 15 points and then Trump won some Reagan landslide.

The truth is, some undecided voters broke in key Rust Belt states and he squeaked a victory.

My MO now is I basically give the Republican 5 percentage points and then I feel its' probably a more accurate reading.


Posted by: Maritime at April 18, 2017 04:39 PM (z9hPy)

448 I have a landline, but I don't answer that or my cell phone unless I know who it is. Telemarketing is a nightmare and the do not call list doesn't stop them.

I just don't see how polls can be worth anything.
Posted by: nerdygirl at April 18, 2017 04:37 PM (+lVUW)



If you read closely Nate Silver's hilarious look it 1 or 2 people out of 100 had voted the other way, I would have been totally right! post, it's actually an interesting discussion of polling methodology and cognitive bias and why it was the all the polls that were within margin of error were given to Hillary.

I'm sure distributed Horde memory is better than mine but wasn't the LA Times tracking poll more or less dead on accurate?

Posted by: alexthechick - most delicatest flowerest of innocent virtuest at April 18, 2017 04:39 PM (mf5HN)

449 Old And Busted: The Constitution, Rights, and The Rule of Law

New Hotness: The Best Interest Of The Country


Posted by: Widespread Pepe at April 18, 2017 04:39 PM (2qHjF)

450 Not all Oregonians are obtuse twits.

But it does seem to be a dominant trait.
.

Posted by: OregonGuy at April 18, 2017 04:40 PM (3m9x7)

451 Telemarketing is a nightmare and the do not call list doesn't stop them.

Posted by: nerdygirl at April 18, 2017 04:37 PM (+lVUW)

nomorobo.com

It works.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at April 18, 2017 04:40 PM (rF0hx)

452 Apparently Obama was more aware of the Russian influence on the election than anyone else.

Between about 10:00 and 2:30 am when Pennsylvania became apparent*, it was anyones election.

So I suspect bullshit.
aligned with
* By a tiny, tiny, fractional amount.
Posted by: E Depluribus Unum at April 18, 2017 04:30 PM (HTdUD)

-------

I knew for a certainty by midnight that Trump won, there was no making up 80k votes in PA. And he didn't need PA to win anyway. Basically Hillary was Mortimer Duke, "turn those machines back on!"

Posted by: MAGA at April 18, 2017 04:40 PM (LQ1Q3)

453 It has squirrels and the Capitol dome on it so I can step on them both.



It's so so so awesome.

Posted by: alexthechick - most delicatest flowerest of innocent virtuest at April 18, 2017 04:35 PM


So. Much. Awesome. With awesome sauce.

Posted by: RedMindBlueState at April 18, 2017 04:40 PM (p+Wdc)

454 Looks like Bill O'Reily's days are numbered at FOX.

Shit is just weird.

Posted by: Kreplach at April 18, 2017 04:41 PM (fnFIX)

455 Just heard about Fresno...frelling Amish, man...

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at April 18, 2017 04:41 PM (zsHGH)

456 Has it been said that these people are retarded and their shit is all fucked up?


Posted by: dananjcon at April 18, 2017 04:41 PM (WLK0w)

457 Re the Fresno situation: ah geez.

My family used to always stay at that Motel 6 on Blackstone, on the way to Yosemite, every summer.

(I think the last time I was there was in 1979, it's been there forever.)

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 18, 2017 04:41 PM (qazQh)

458 nomorobo.com

It works.
Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at April 18, 2017 04:40 PM (rF0hx)

But when I call you, the calls still go thru?

Posted by: Nevergiveup at April 18, 2017 04:41 PM (KlI/a)

459 Robert Reich? Pffft. Fucker's puny.

-
He was the 8th dwarf but they left him out of the movie because Pontificaty just doesn't have pizzazz.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Doctor of Thinkology at April 18, 2017 04:41 PM (9YjDP)

460 >>> 3 people shot in Fresno by an Ali Mohammed
Posted by: Yo! at April 18, 2017 04:27 PM (GwIKd)

Zombie Muhammed Ali rose from the dead and stung like a bee? World's greatest!

Posted by: LizLem at April 18, 2017 04:41 PM (hvf9s)

461 But we can still give her California, right John?

Posted by: Wolf Blitzer at April 18, 2017 04:41 PM (HgMAr)

462 Telemarketing is a nightmare and the do not call list doesn't stop them.




Install Hiya.

Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 04:41 PM (4r9zp)

463 jake tapper is an exquisite sucker of cock. but, his hair is perfect. what a pussy.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at April 18, 2017 04:42 PM (KP5rU)

464 sounds like he was horn doggin for some time.... does he wear pants on the factor?

Posted by: E.T. at April 18, 2017 04:42 PM (P1GJy)

465 Looks like Bill O'Reily's days are numbered at FOX.

I'll never understand things like that. He could have had all of *that* he wanted...if he simply had the patience to seek it outside of his place of employment.

Posted by: Crusader at April 18, 2017 04:42 PM (ewSN2)

466 Telemarketing is a nightmare and the do not call list doesn't stop them.



Oh, and Mr. Number.

Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 04:42 PM (4r9zp)

467 nomorobo.com
It works.
-Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at April 18, 2017 04:40 PM (rF0hx)

"But when I call you, the calls still go thru?"
-Posted by: Nevergiveup at April 18, 2017 04:41 PM (KlI/a)

You, no. Me? Prolly not, either.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1) (T) at April 18, 2017 04:43 PM (6gk0M)

468 Nood

Posted by: Tinfoilbaby at April 18, 2017 04:43 PM (6Ll1u)

469 Looks like Bill O'Reily's days are numbered at FOX.



Shit is just weird.

Posted by: Kreplach at April 18, 2017 04:41 PM (fnFIX)
**
Heheheh, he called her hot chocolate! He maybe a pompous blowhard but he is also a MORON.



Posted by: dananjcon at April 18, 2017 04:43 PM (WLK0w)

470 Super Happy that Ace posted this and caught this. This Best Interest Of The Country bullshit that this Lefty used to justify his bullshit law to change the Constitution, Completely exposed the mindset of The Left and Marxists and Elites.

This shows the GAINZZZ in Ace's Wisdom spades.

Posted by: Widespread Pepe at April 18, 2017 04:43 PM (2qHjF)

471 Datura Stramonium known by common names Jimson weed or Devil's snare is a powerful hallucinogen.


Also known as Loco Weed.
[ ] Recommended
[X] Not recommended.

Posted by: Roland THTG at April 18, 2017 04:43 PM (oR5ks)

472 Rode in the elevator with Henry Waxman after a tour of the Capitol. Literal dwarf/gnome looking fuck. He had 2 whorebitch assistants who closed around him when it became obvious I wanted to rip his throat out.

Posted by: Karmic Justice at April 18, 2017 04:44 PM (083+p)

473 nomorobo.com


It works.
Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at April 18, 2017 04:40 PM (rF0hx)

Thanks for the link, I'll give it a try.

Posted by: shibumi at April 18, 2017 04:44 PM (FkAXz)

474 sounds like he was horn doggin for some time.... does he wear pants on the factor?
Posted by: E.T. at April 18, 2017 04:42 PM (P1GJy)

465 Looks like Bill O'Reily's days are numbered at FOX.

I'll never understand things like that. He could have had all of *that* he wanted...if he simply had the patience to seek it outside of his place of employment.
Posted by: Crusader


You never get your honey where you get your money.

Posted by: rickb223 at April 18, 2017 04:44 PM (4r9zp)

475 Hillary called Obama after election "I'm sorry I lost"LOL

-
I don't believe that! Hillary telling the truth? C'mon.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Doctor of Thinkology at April 18, 2017 04:44 PM (9YjDP)

476 Awesome Step Stool of Awesomeness.


Needs a Saving Throw versus spiders.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1) (T) at April 18, 2017 04:44 PM (6gk0M)

477 472 Waxman looks like the alien in Star Wars that wanted to kill Luke at the Cantina.

Posted by: steevy at April 18, 2017 04:45 PM (r/0kC)

478 I'm sure distributed Horde memory is better than mine but wasn't the LA Times tracking poll more or less dead on accurate?
Posted by: alexthechick


______

No, it was actually a huge outlier in that it had Trump winning the popular vote over Hillary.

But it was "right" in that it said he was going to win.

Supposedly Rasmussen was the most accurate, which is why people started getting worried when they were showing low support for Trump over the last few weeks, but now there's a bounce

Matt Drudge was on Savage's radio show and he was saying he felt Rasmussen was a legit polling outfit that wasn't skewing things for a political agenda and that people should take their numbers seriously.

Posted by: Maritime at April 18, 2017 04:45 PM (z9hPy)

479 >>> Looks like Bill O'Reily's days are numbered at FOX.

I'll never understand things like that. He could have had all of *that* he wanted...if he simply had the patience to seek it outside of his place of employment.
Posted by: Crusader at April 18, 2017 04:42 PM (ewSN2)


New object for Will it Float...Bill O'Reilley's career!

Shoulda got a special pad in the office to score with the interns, worked for me!

Posted by: David Letterman at April 18, 2017 04:45 PM (hvf9s)

480 ace>Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) filed the bill during the House's two-week April recess...

Guess he and some friends came up with this while sitting around the bong back home.

Posted by: golfman at April 18, 2017 04:45 PM (48QDY)

481 The Democrats should no longer be allowed to vote. They have lost their @#$#@ing minds.

Posted by: SmileyNh at April 18, 2017 04:45 PM (zJycq)

482 Hillary has never said "I'm sorry" in her life - she has never done anything wrong, just ask her!

Even when she got knocked up by Webb Hubbell she didn't apologize to Bill, but she should apologize to Chelsea!

Posted by: Only GOP girl in PDX at April 18, 2017 04:46 PM (3aBcq)

483 Has it been said that these people are retarded and their shit is all fucked up?

Posted by: dananjcon at April 18, 2017 04:41 PM (WLK0w)
............

After 480 comments probably, but it bears repeating on a regular basis.

Posted by: wth at April 18, 2017 04:46 PM (HgMAr)

484 "Nood" has been called.

All further posts are subject to being seen by no one.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1) (T) at April 18, 2017 04:46 PM (6gk0M)

485 Anyone who thinks Hillary backed off didn't live in PA, FL, and NC. She camped out in those states, bought up the airwaves, and brought in every heavy hitter she could. She lost all three.

Posted by: MAGA at April 18, 2017 04:47 PM (LQ1Q3)

486 Too many polls relied on 2012 turnout assumptions and missed that white non-college turnout would be up a lot, would go for Trump, and could and would make the difference in swing states.

One major network (I forget which) did additional polling on turnout but disregarded it because the results were "too old and too white" -- their words.

I followed this closely during the race. Trump had a worse October because of Pussygate, which caused some of his support to soften, but they mostly came back at the end. But it's part of the reason why he lost the popular vote by 2 to 3%

Posted by: Ignoramus at April 18, 2017 04:48 PM (SIY7D)

487 Reich's clothes are always so ill fitting to boot. I think he only shops once a year, during the back to school sales in August.

Posted by: East Bay Jay at April 18, 2017 04:53 PM (PvCxa)

488 Also any word yet out of Georgia good bad or ugly?


Posted by: southdakotaboy


Last word was that some of the machines that poll workers use to confirm ballots or voters were stolen from a vehicle in a Kroger parking lot and the theft wasn't reported for at least two days. The person in authority said that although it was inexcusable that the theft was not reported quickly there was absolutely positively no way at all in a million years that it could affect the election.

Posted by: Hopped Up On Something at April 18, 2017 04:53 PM (fo0go)

489 I'm sure distributed Horde memory is better than mine but wasn't the LA Times tracking poll more or less dead on accurate?

Posted by: alexthechick - most delicatest flowerest of innocent virtuest at April 18, 2017 04:39 PM (mf5HN)

LaTimes was damn good. Every time he f_cked up, he dropped. Everytime she dropped, she dropped.

But the last time she dropped, she never recovered.

It was a damn good poll. But I had the ability to 'adjust' every other poll by 'generally accepted accounting standards' (or such) and knew it was no shoe-in for her.

Four days before the election I took laptop into bathroom and showed wife LaTimes poll and stated, "He has it."

Posted by: E Depluribus Unum at April 18, 2017 04:53 PM (HTdUD)

490 Anybody else here suspect there was a struggle at LA Times re how accurate to keep their polling?

I would bet there were people there who wanted the numbers fudged to make Trump look worse, because they were worried they would depress Hillary voters and thus her turnout.

Posted by: qdpsteve at April 18, 2017 04:55 PM (qazQh)

491 But when I call you, the calls still go thru?

Posted by: Nevergiveup at April 18, 2017 04:41 PM (KlI/a)

You can set it for "No Jooo Calls," but I haven't...yet.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at April 18, 2017 04:58 PM (rF0hx)

492 What bothers me most about the this Georgia 6th election is I have never seen so many yard sign, flyers, door-to-door workers, people holding signs on the streets, radio ads, mail,... for any candidate, ever. And that includes presidential elections. Dems have gone all in on Ossoff. which makes me suspicious what they have in the fraud dept.

Posted by: Ripley at April 18, 2017 05:02 PM (1BQGO)

493 Actually, the bill would be completely constitutional.

25th Amendment, section 4, 1st paragraph:

Whenever the Vice President and a majority of either the principal officers of the executive departments or of such other body as Congress may by law provide, transmit to the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives their written declaration that the President is unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office, the Vice President shall immediately assume the powers and duties of the office as Acting President.

The bill would provide, by law, another such body. Stupid and blatantly partisan, but also constitutional.

Posted by: Starshatterer at April 18, 2017 05:03 PM (BBwdm)

494 Oregon.

Posted by: jbspry at April 18, 2017 05:05 PM (+Wvn3)

495 I wonder sometimes if Democrats know any history?





Posted by: William Eaton at April 18, 2017 05:06 PM (MuTTO)

496 This is of a piece with another scary story I saw today, about the increasing use of "diversity oaths" in college faculty hiring, to the effect that only those academics who "commit" to "academic goals" such as "welcoming transgenders" or seeking to insert various forms of identity/grievance politics into their curricula will be deemed "fit" scholars.

The hard left is increasingly seeking to define the acceptable bounds of thought as exclusive to the hard left. The "Trump must be insane" camp reflects the complete Sovietization of this ideal: to the effect that he who denies the manifest goodness and truth of their ideology must, by definition, be insane.

Posted by: xnycpeasant at April 18, 2017 05:16 PM (QtQaN)

497 From Oregon. Of course.

Posted by: exliberal at April 18, 2017 06:04 PM (kjizk)

498 Trump could sign an Executive Order that Obama et al would be dropped into the shark exhibit at Sea World.

Posted by: TexasJew at April 18, 2017 06:44 PM (CHZtP)

499 I'm surprised they're pushing such a moderate suggestion. I'd have expected them to just have the editorial board of the New York Times make the call.

Posted by: George LeS at April 18, 2017 08:12 PM (+TcCF)

500 For the record, Cheney backed Trump.

This publicity stunt has less than zero chance. But you know what would be helpful?

If Trump rescinded the Obama Rule that exempts Congress from their own Obamacare handiwork. It would focu$ their minds instantly.

Posted by: The Gipper Lives at April 18, 2017 08:14 PM (Ndje9)

501 Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) had a vision from the underpants gnome.

Posted by: Burnt Toast at April 18, 2017 09:08 PM (P/kVC)

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