Monthly Archives: September 2016

Overnight Friday (Maybe Saturday too?) Open Thread Continues

Watching Matthew. Sent a note to my local forecasters, THIS is all I’m concerned about 😀 My local media needs a chill pill. I’ll panic when Jim Cantore shows up at the beach. I’ll add more updates in the comments. … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread

Mom got her settlement, which means she had to turn in her rental, which means that until she gets a new car I am driving her around. She didn’t get enough to buy a brand new car, and she doesn’t … Continue reading

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Social Justice Journalism

Ideology Über Alles! This is the problem with the profile of internet troll Milo Yiannopoulos in ‘Out’ Some journalists think their job is simply to push “facts” out into the world and see what happens. They lob grenades over the … Continue reading

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Overnight: What a Pig, 2.0

Since 1990 something, she never cared.

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What a Pig

Just listen to what a horrible sexist Trump is. Pay special attention to the way Alicia Machado is emotionally distraught over the way he is treating her. ****************************************************************** I gotta go to the dentist this morning. Wish me luck.

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Normalizing the Abnormal

Scratch another show off my list: ‘Modern Family’ Will Feature First Transgender Child Actor This Wednesday’s “Modern Family” will include the first openly transgender child actor on TV. In the upcoming episode — entitled “A Stereotypical Day” — parents Cameron … Continue reading

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Is It Okay To Fat-Shame A Fattie?

The media is at it again. Who’s Alicia Machado, the Woman Trump Allegedly Called ‘Miss Piggy’? Donald Trump went after former Miss Universe Alicia Machado again Tuesday, calling her “the worst we ever had — the worst, the absolute worst.” … Continue reading

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Overnight Open Thread

I’m still drinking whiskey and watching GOT, so don’t expect to see me before lunch time (my time) tomorrow.

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Debate Drunk Blog Open Thread

Are you ready to rumble? I got a big bottle of Seagram’s Seven and a case of Diet Pepsi, along with half-a-dozen leftover Tramadol from the last time I had a tooth pulled. If I start now I should be … Continue reading

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Nope, No Bias Here

Three “unbiased” articles from Politico. The first two are allegedly “fact-checks”. Donald Trump’s Week of Misrepresentations, Exaggerations and Half-Truths As s August ended, a new Donald Trump emerged. Coached by his third campaign management team, he stayed on message, read … Continue reading

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Overnight: Sinatra Edition

Swoon.

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Slip Slidin’ Away

Slip slidin’ away Slip slidin’ away You know the nearer your destination The more you’re slip slidin’ away This must seem like deja vu all over again for Hillary. In 2007 she was supposed to be the front-runner. She had … Continue reading

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The Upcoming Dog and Pony Show

I guess that makes Trump the pony. New Yolk Times: Hillary Clinton is determined to get under Donald J. Trump’s skin at Monday’s debate, and is testing attack lines to try to rattle him. Mr. Trump is largely shunning traditional … Continue reading

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Overnight: Kennedy/Nixon Edition

Weekend preview? I think so 🙂 http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2016-09-23/first-1960-kennedy-nixon-televised-debate-a-recap Counting down 😀

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Conventional Wisdom Does Not Apply To Donald Trump

The conventional wisdom was that Donald Trump was not a serious candidate and would not win a single primary. Jim Geraghty: Does Campaign Infrastructure Matter? Trump’s organizational deficiencies might doom him . . . or they might not matter. What … Continue reading

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Overnight Open Thread: America The Beautiful

Isn’t this a nice palette cleanser?

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Because Even Your Friends Don’t Like You

Hillary asks, “Why aren’t I 50 points ahead?” (Don’t ask questions unless you really want to know the answers.) She seems angry. I’m guessing she isn’t happy with the latest poll numbers. Not the ones in the papers that show … Continue reading

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Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte

The Second Coming Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of … Continue reading

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Hump Day Open Thread

There is a lot of really good music available on the intertoobs. Unfortunately, there is a lot of good music that is unavailable or hard to find because of ongoing disputes over rights and royalties. In the late 70’s and … Continue reading

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Hillary Speaks White People Jive

Hillary Clinton Vows to Speak ‘Directly to White People’ to Stop Racial Police Shootings https://t.co/gCBgp6KEiZ — Deplorable VM (@votermom) September 21, 2016 Coz she be all like this, brother:

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