Sunday Reflection: Why we voted for The President Donald

Yay, another S.O.O.T and on the eve before we all go blind, j/k.

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261 Responses to Sunday Reflection: Why we voted for The President Donald

  1. DeniseVB says:

    I was mesmerized by DJT since the late 80’s and always thought, gee whiz, he should be President. Oh wait, I support him IN F**King 2016, so that makes me a bad person (fill in the slur)?

    So glad I left the Dems in ’08, the Birth of the Antifa years. (PSA for Niles at https://riverdaughter.wordpress.com/) It’s our government is broken not this stupid social media.

  2. AFVet says:

    In honor of the eclipse.
    (I always thought that Sullivan was an early attempt at animatronics.)

  3. mothy67 says:

    I boarded the Trump train before it left the station. I do not regret it.

  4. mothy67 says:

    I wonder if any of the looney left will act out tomorrow?

  5. elliesmom says:

    In 1972 I went to Nova Scotia to see a total eclipse of the sun. I didn’t have a Learjet. I was driving an old Plymouth Valiant with a push button transmission. I was majoring in physics with a concentration in the earth sciences. My astronomy prof pushed all of us to go, but I was the only one with family there, and hotels were hard to come by on a student budget. It was the first long trip I ever took by myself. I stayed with the family of the crazy Canadian cousin I sometimes mention here. We watched the eclipse in a pasture wearing welder’s goggles. About 100 or so folks. It was an exciting trip for me, but the eclipse itself was underwhelming. The birds didn’t stop chirping, the cows didn’t seem to notice, and it was over pretty much before it started. I stayed 2 weeks so I would arrive and leave outside the window of traffic, but where I was wasn’t particularly tourist-y so there weren’t enormous crowds to battle. Nothing like my friends on the road to the eclipse viewing areas are reporting this weekend. New England will be in the path of a total eclipse in 7 years. If I’m still around, I’ll probably head out of town like I did for the bicentennial. 🙂

    • 1539days says:

      I’m fighting a cold, so I’ll probably call in and watch it on TV. Where I live, it will only be 70% occlusion, which is basically like a sudden thunderstorm.

      • elliesmom says:

        If I were getting on a plane to see the eclipse, I’d go to the west coast where they’ll see the sun rise fully eclipsed. Also, they’ll probably have the best loonies watching it to hang out with. I’m hoping to find that view somewhere on TV or online.

    • Did you see James Taylor?

    • Somebody says:

      Elliesmom, that sounds like such a fun trip! A Valiant? What color? Mine was sky blue, that was my first car and I hated it…….I wanted a Transam. My best friend’s parents got her a Transam, my other close friend got a 240Z. My older sisters got a Charger and a Duster, new! Boo hoo, poor me I get mom’s old Valiant, wah, wah, wah. God I was such a brat. If I had hung onto that Valiant I bet it would still be running strong, that thing was a tank!

      We will have 93% blockage here, but I have 3 small kids so we’ll probably watch it on TV and gaze out the window. I’m worried I won’t be able to keep the little ones from looking at the sun so I just plan to avoid outside. They are letting school out at 11am tomorrow so bus drivers and school personnel don’t have to be responsible for making sure kids don’t look at the sun. The eclipse is during bus routes and car rider pick up time.

      • elliesmom says:

        My Valiant was dark green,, and yes, it was a tank. Elliesdad and I had started to plan our wedding for 1973. While I had no doubts about marrying him, I wanted an “adventure” first. I had spent a lot of summers in Nova Scotia as a kid, but I hadn’t been there since my grandmother died. When I mentioned wanting to see the eclipse, my great aunts and uncles planned a trip for me. I came home with a trunk full of family “heirlooms”. I still have the potato ricer and the food mill they taught me how to use. I even got a “counter-marriage proposal” while I was there from someone I used to hang out with as a kid. But I came home. 😉

  6. Dora says:

    We voted for him because we knew he was a winner. And he is proving it. 🙂

    ==

    ANOTHER RECORD: President Trump Cuts More US Debt for a Longer Period of Time Than Any President in History

    It’s Now Official – No President in US History has Cut More from the US Federal Debt for a Longer Period of Time than President Donald J. Trump.

    President Trump now can claim the longest and largest decrease of US Federal Debt in US history.

    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2017/08/another-record-president-trump-cuts-more-us-debt-for-a-longer-period-of-time-than-any-president-in-us-history/

  7. AFVet says:

  8. AFVet says:

    Google doesn’t like Wictor.

    • Ann says:

      Naw, the website thing is because Google wants everyone to be an https. Anyone with a Google search console for their website that wasn’t already an https got a heads-up email from Google last week. i am still putting it off (I seldom get more than 1k hits a day from Google, so they aren’t a top priority for me).

      • AFVet says:

        That explains the security issue.

      • Mt.Laurel says:

        Yes – you will likely start to see this with everything you sign into using a password. AOL is compliant and these little locks show up next to everything indicating it is secure. HAA! I do not use Chrome/Google but I still get notices for many sites like the organization based emails and Medline and other resources.

        I never bothered to put searches on the websites I handle because they are for small agencies and it is not worth my time for the small number of legitimate hits to deal with the Games of Google.

  9. helenk3 says:

    down thread it was mentioned that Trump will discuss Afghanistan,
    my only opinion is that I hope a never see a column of isis in an empty part of the desert, with no American planes in sight. under backtrack if isis was at point A, our planes would be at point B

    • AFVet says:

      Remember when he dropped leaflets on a base warning them of an attack ?
      I doubt that will happen under Mattis.

  10. helenk3 says:

    http://www.pacificpundit.com/2017/08/20/antifa-we-are-an-anarcho-communist-cause-dont-call-us-patriots/

    OH SHIT how is the msm going to cover and make excuses for them now?

    PS
    shall we tell riverdaughter?

  11. Took Mom shopping. Almost left her there. On purpose.

    Saw a protest on the way there. Waved my MAGA hat at them.

    Coming out of the supermarket some old black guy points out my hat to his young grandson. I smiled at him, but that probably didn’t help. My smile tends to scare people.

    What a day. 90 minutes to GOT

  12. helenk3 says:

    http://thehill.com/media/347293-cnn-pushes-ryan-town-hall-for-trump-address

    I think this is funny. CNN what to do, what to do
    Ryan or Trump which will get us the higher ratings

  13. elliesmom says:

    As was recorded here, I was a reluctant Trump voter at first, but when I finally got on board, I was all in. I have no regrets about giving him my vote. Any residual guilt I had about not voting for the first woman to become president were assuaged before election day

  14. AFVet says:

    Another one,….

  15. lyn says:

    Anti-Trumpers have taken over Scott Adams post today.

  16. Dora says:

  17. When I am watching something live and a commercial comes on I hit pause on the DVR remote and then wait a while so I can FF thru them. This is especially true for ads for Colbert, Oliver, Noah, Bee, and the rest of the unfunny liberal “comics”.

  18. AFVet says:

    Dan Pena on Trump.
    This is great.

  19. Dora says:

  20. lyn says:

    I liked this Netflix original film. The violence is brutal, but the story line is good.

  21. SHV says:

    “ANTIFA: WE ARE AN ANARCHO-COMMUNIST CAUSE, DON’T CALL US PATRIOTS!”
    ******
    Saw that a few days ago. A political concept from the early 20th Century; esp. Emma Goldman and Alender Berkman, most prominent people associated with the concept. Read through:
    “Alexander Berkman Now and After – The ABC of Communist Anarchism (1929)”

    Seems to be the underlying motive of recent SJW causes; OWS, LGBTQ, BLM, etc., etc….pretty sophisticated social/political philosophy for Self-involved Snowflakes, which raises the question who is funding and providing the brains for this???

  22. Daenerys is fire, and Jon Snow is ice. Fire can’t harm her. Cold can’t kill him.

    • Venus says:

      No. Jon is fire (Tagyreon) and Ice (Stark). He will ride the dragon named for his father –Rhaegal.

      Dany is obviously fire.

      And what was right in front of us all along became obvious last night — the Night King is ice. (Hints in books is that he’s a Stark).
      He’s the 3rd head of the Dragon and will ride Viserion.

  23. westcoaster says:

    After Wprds on C-Span with Milo (about his book): https://www.c-span.org/video/?431559-1/words-milo-yiannopoulos

  24. Venus says:

    FUCK ME! (GOT)

  25. helenk3 says:

    watching Endeavor.
    a silly thing that has bothered me for a long time they got right.
    many tv shows say over and out when talking on a radio. what that says is you can talk but I am not listening.
    when you finish talking if you want a reply you say over.
    if you do not want a reply you say out

    • 49erDweet says:

      Yeah, we’ve been watching Endeavor recently, too. They really get the bits and pieces – and sometimes the boring-ness – of police work down pat.

  26. helenk3 says:

    so which one are we?

    • blowme0bama says:

      In this order, anti-elite, American preservationst and disengaged.

    • foxyladi14 says:

      Sharing

    • Anthony says:

      Im somewhat offended by her little experiment. Undereducated??? I have 1 BS, 2 MA’s, and 1 PhD. Yet my ideology mostly represents a fusion of some American Preservationist and Disengaged characteristics.

      I NEVER voted for Obama, never hesitated to vote for Trump and even today freely admit there are things about his style that make me cringe a bit. Still, I ran to the polls at 6am and voted for him. (Alrighr, I rolled in from an after hours joint on W 83rd St, but only because I’d never make it on time of i didnt)

      We voted for Trump because we’re Americans who wholeheartedly believe in American exceptionalism and knew our country was circling the drain. Plain and simple

    • helenk3 says:

      yourmamatoo • 5 minutes ago

      When will we see DWS indictment?

      Avatar
      BillPrep yourmamatoo • 3 minutes ago

      next time mike moore (or al gore) sees his dick…
      1

  27. lyn says:

    http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/petition-asking-trump-to-recognize-antifa-as-terror-group-reaches-threshold-for-white-house-response/article/2632088

    A petition calling on the Trump administration to formally recognize the Antifa movement as a terrorist organization has reached the threshold after which the White House is compelled to reply.

    The effort passed the 100,000 benchmark around 8 p.m. Eastern time on Sunday. Though the petition had 30 days to reach that goal, it did so in less than a week.

  28. Venus says:

  29. Island Girl says:

    So weird that Hawaii is actually supposed to have the eclipse before my beloved California and Oregon, of course it is dumping heavenly rain so we won’t see a thing, ENJOY and carry on!

  30. Irony is dead.

  31. Dora says:

    Eclipse mania! Millions of Americans sit in some of the ‘worst traffic jams in history’, flock to Burning Man-style festivals and fill camp grounds at 21 national parks ahead of TODAY’S once-in-a-lifetime celestial event

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4807100/Millions-prepare-lifetime-celestial-event.html

  32. Try it. The results might surprise you, but they shouldn’t.

    What surprised me was there was no porn. That stuff used to come up on every search.

  33. Miranda says:

    Apparently, Joss ‘Mr. Feminist’ Whedon had affairs all during his marriage, including when he was on the Buffy set. The girls in that cast were really young (unless the affair was with the actresses playing Joyce or Jenny).

  34. DeniseVB says:

  35. Submitted without comment.

    • Anthony says:

      Like we needed the NYT to tell us that? I’ve come to fully expect Soros groups to hound this President for the next 8 years

      • Lulu says:

        Unless they can be knocked out. My spidey sense tells me RICO. Or several major investigations breaking like DWS and her spy ring of idiots. And Soros hasn’t been around lately. He has gone to ground like any old fascist would when the shit starts going sideways. The overreaction by progs to everything is so over the top and Goeble, Twit, and Facefuck have had to go full censorship too early to make it a smooth and unnoticeable slide. Add in an eclipse (full moon madness times a thousand) and a presidential speech. I think Bannon went back to Breitbart to make sure all the scandal and investigations don’t get deep-sixed by the media and the president has a handy churn and diversion vehicle of the media. If Breitbart prints it the MSM will have trouble ignoring it. From a slight distance it looks like managed and orchestrated chaos.

    • mcnorman says:

      No problem…have ICE ready & waiting that should cut down the problem to minimal.

  36. Dora says:

    Fake News Alert!

    ====

    Entire Fed Dept. Resigns in Protest of Trump=> #FakeNews Media Forgets to Mention It Was Created by Obama, Had Not Met This Year

    But if you ready beyond the headline you would have discovered this:

    The Trump White House had already decided against renewing the advisory committee for budgetary reasons.

    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2017/08/entire-fed-dept-resigns-protest-trump-fakenews-media-forgets-mention-created-obama-not-met-year/

  37. Dora says:

    A bit surprising.

  38. mothy67 says:

    My anger grows by the day towards these fucks. The pic ofvthe guy arrested for vandalism. Please tell me he’s balanced. Cankles will not pay anything for her part. This challenged man might get a record. This children are being used.

  39. Dora says:

    Wow!

    • taw46 says:

      My neighbors are in Wyoming in their motor home. They left over a week ago, so they should be all set up and waiting for the eclipse.

    • Dora says:

      I have a friend who is driving from Denver to Cheyenne this morning. I bet she and her hubby are caught in that crowd. Yikes!

  40. helenk3 says:

    http://www.atimes.com/article/hidden-agenda-behind-china-india-himalayan-showdown/

    some China expansion that no one is paying attention to and could make a difference in the far east

  41. helenk3 says:

    https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/10866/terror-indoctrination

    I bookmarked this article He says a lot of things that people do not want to hear, but the make a lot of sense.

  42. Dora says:

    I love Dr. Gorka. But I repeat myself.

  43. helenk3 says:

    Investigation into whole Pacific fleet after 2nd collision

    • 49erDweet says:

      Some high ranking brass need to be sent packing. Any vessel within a half mile of ours should have been “illuminated” in our sights. When they narrowed the distance to a quarter mile we should’ve commenced firing until that vessel was no longer capable of making headway.

    • DeniseVB says:

      I tweeted that, good read ! We really need a strong third party, but the Dems and GOP tend to suck all the oxygen out of the air…..and the money.

    • Anthony says:

      I don’t think it was “unintended” at all. I voted for him because I believed he fully and consciously intended to rip the mask off of both parties, who are actually 2 sides of the same party taking turns playing ‘good cop/bad cop’

      • Somebody says:

        Me too Anthony. I felt like he would call them like he sees them and have no problem calling out jackasses on either side of the aisle.

        • Anthony says:

          And I don’t think he’s going to stop either, especially since Bannon is back at Breitbart and there are whispers of a new cable news network now that FNC has gone all proggy

      • Venus says:

        Yep. It was a hostilw takeover of the GOPby Trump.

        The Neocon Never Trumps fled to the Dems already and working class Dems of all colors have come to Trump.

  44. helenk3 says:

    http://www.reuters.com/article/us-canada-immigration-trudeau-idUSKCN1B00M9

    come on up, oh wait a minute, come through the door not the windows

  45. Dora says:

    AntiFA Orientation and Operation Manual

    This copy of the Antifa Manual, that is used by the George Soros funded, violent, anti-American, anti free-speech radical group, was allegedly found on the Evergreen College campus. The content of this manual is disturbing and should be read by every American, so we understand what we are up against.

    https://lettersfromthegulag.blogspot.com/2017/08/antifa-orientation-and-operation-manual.html

  46. lyn says:

    Catalan police caught the fugitive bastard a few minutes ago. The officer who killed the four Barcelona jihadis and used only four bullets was a woman.

  47. taw46 says:

    Again, Bannon vs Jared……..

  48. helenk3 says:

    my daughter who has worked in the optical business for years gave me this tip for those who want to see the eclipse.

    turn you back to it, use the camera on your phone to watch it. better for your eyes

    • dm says:

      I made my shoebox viewer this morning…I’m already half blind, so I will probably still use my sunglasses…but I honestly don’t have the patience to sit outside (kind of hot and sticky) for the entirety.

  49. helenk3 says:

    https://www.baltimorebrew.com/2017/08/21/columbus-statue-in-baltimore-vandalized/

    these people have no redeeming value. just isis in this country

  50. 1539days says:

    I’m waiting for the eclipse in 2024. I’m less than an hour away from a totality location then.

  51. lyn says:

    In southern Oregon with 93% coverage it was a big yawn.

  52. elliesmom says:

    NASA has been broadcasting the eclipse all morning. Great views.Chatter is apolitical. But you’re right. It’s not as exciting as all of the hype.

  53. Somebody says:

    Guess what? Our solar glasses from a certified, reputable, NASA approved company arrived in the mail this morning! They were on backorder for weeks, we had given up. We didn’t get any notice they had shipped but they were in the mailbox.

    Guess what else? It’s pouring outside. I don’t think the clouds will clear in the next 30 minutes either so it’s still a bust here.

  54. elliesmom says:

    Completely off topic. I’ve had a Dyson vacuum for over a decade. Other than replacing the cord when Samantha chewed through it, it’s been fuss-free. When we moved, we bought a Shark so we’d have a vacuum cleaner on each floor. I love the Shark, but it has a tendency to get stuff clogged in its handle. I can unclog the Dyson with a broom handle, but I’ve had to get the Shark professionally unclogged because the handle is curved. Today I discovered I can fit the hose of the Dyson inside the handle of the Shark, and the Dyson is powerful enough to suck the clog out of the Shark. It makes for a good comparison of the relative power of the two machines. And, yes, I’m a nerd.

  55. 1539days says:

    ABC had some weird astronomer with tattoos on her arms in Illinois. That place got boned by cloud cover.

  56. Somebody says:

    We are socked in with clouds. The radar showed clouds building around 2:20 and then they spread out in a circle surrounding Jacksonville, Florida……..figures. Maybe those inside the circle near downtown got a view, but I doubt it. We’re in heavy thunderstorms and quite frankly it doesn’t seem any darker outside than it does during a normal thunderstorm…….total bust.

    • 1539days says:

      I actually got a couple of decent cell phone pictures of my 70% totality. In 2024, I’m right in the path, baby!

      It’ll probably be snowing that day.

  57. 1539days says:

    And just for good measure.

    • lateblum says:

      Well now, *that’s* cool.
      We had bigly cloud coverage here today. Oddly enough, there was just the tiniest break on the cloud overage at just the right time. I was at a last minute appointment, but I had the glasses with me. So I took the glasses out and went into the parking lot, taking the people who were at the place with me. I shared the glasses with the four other women who were there. Everyone was so excited to see what looked like a crescent moon peeking through the clouds – in the middle of the day. Especially since they never anticipated being able to view even a second of the eclipse. It was truly a nice moment. You should’ve seen how excited they all were. Really we barely saw much. Yet it was cool. 5 women, standing in the middle of a parking lot on a mostly cloudy day, sharing some weird 3-D looking glasses, looking at a slice of clearness in the sky. Now, as I write this, the sun is beaming!
      Hah!

  58. lyn says:

    WMCB posted on FB:

  59. Dora says:

  60. CiscoKid says:

    Just in case Sharpton, J.J. Sr., Maxine, Kamala, Black Caucus or other poverty pimps and other assorted shakedown artist read TCH.
    Meanwhile in Chicago, that toddling town…
    “At least 33 people were wounded, 6 fatally, within 13 hours from Saturday to Sunday across the city in separate shootings, which includes an attack in the West Pullman neighborhood that left one man dead and wounded six other people.

    In the West Pullman neighborhood on the city’s Far South Side, a man was killed and six other people were wounded in a single attack about 2:30 a.m. Sunday in the parking lot of a banquet hall used as a nightclub.”
    And not ONE nazi or white supremacist was involved.
    Go figure.

  61. Dora says:

    Time for this man to be retired.

    • CiscoKid says:

      I’m going to offend a lot of people.
      But he’s full of 💩. He doesn’t know WTF he’s talking about.
      Ask France, Sweden, and the rest of Europe.
      Stick with religious matters Pope.

      • mothy67 says:

        Not pissing off this Catholic. I think he’s a fraud and have since day 1.

        • CiscoKid says:

          National security is paramount to the survival of a nation.
          Rights? In their home country, not in mine until its earned.
          And just who in the hell is going to support them.
          How about their own countries?

          • Anthony says:

            Vatican City is a sovereign nation with a wall around it. Let him open his gates to them if he’s so fucking sympathetic. I was raised Catholic and taught to respect the church hierarchy but I draw the line at meddlesome monarchs like this asshole. And idgaf if all the Catholic myths and fairy tales are true and I go to hell for that.

      • helenk3 says:

        he is the least Catholic pope in my lifetime. He does not even make good sense

      • 49erDweet says:

        He’s not that bright about religious stuff, either. He’s a little like a slow-witted cousin whom you basically ignore when it comes to real issues. Decent looking but off-kilter, somehow.

    • taw46 says:

      He’s a Marxist.

    • Anthony says:

      He got kicked out of Argentina for being an asshole. Banished to the outer provinces. Do you know how hard it is to get kicked out of Argentina? Just about anything goes in Buenos Aires. It’s easier to get kicked out of jail… Fuck him

    • John Denney says:

      Facebook friend who thinks the President is a xenophobic racist Nazi says that immigrants and refugees should be welcomed in America.
      I asked if he would welcome racists and Nazi immigrants and refugees.
      No response.

    • Underwhelmed says:

      So you can’t pray away stupid,. Who knew?

  62. mothy67 says:

    Has anyone else grown tired by drudge and breitbart. I used to visit both daily now I go weeks.

  63. Dora says:

  64. helenk3 says:

    need to rant

    still prattling about what Trump said about Charlottesville. Makes me want to scream
    try this and maybe they will understand his words

    hold your right and left hands out in front of you palms up, = BOTH

    link fingers together====look at them ===FAULT

    is that so hard to understand?

    • CiscoKid says:

      Here’s a brief rundown on the left, media and Dem’s continuing attacks on Trumps as a candidate and President.
      In no particular order.
      Sexist, sexual predator, corrupt business man, Russian collusion, Russian stooge, incompetent to hold office, to fat, dementia, other assorted mental issues, unfit for Command, nazi, white supremacist. The list will only grow larger and will never end.
      Too bad.
      M🇺🇸A🇺🇸G🇺🇸A President Trump, get ‘er done.

  65. lyn says:

    Bwahahaha!

  66. taw46 says:

    • Ann says:

      Paypal is terrible but used everywhere online. This is truly awful for her, and a sign of things to come. There are alternatives, but I am not certain how easy it is to incorporate them with a shop. On the other hand, I am quite sure her programmers can get it installed and up in an hour or so.

      As an aside… why is it that all the twitter-swarmers always have between 50-200 followers and just started using their accounts in January? :-/ My block list must be a bazillion accounts long.

  67. helenk3 says:

    I for got about this song

  68. taw46 says:

    Heh, heh. Bannon vs Ivanka.

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