Jaw-dropping Tuesday

Soooooooo…Rep. John Conyers, D-MI, has been revealed to be a serial sexual predator, and guess where it’s NOT trending. Yep, Twitter took the trend off the list after this Buzzfeed report blew it up.

The story is also blacked out on CNN, despite the networks breathless focus on Roy Moore and Charlie Rose.

In other news, Charlie Rose showed just how out of touch he is when he told a TMZ reporter that he did not think his actions amounted to “wrongdoing” and then released a statement strongly implying that he thought at least some of the 8 women who’ve accused him of acts–including parading naked around them without consent–were into him.

“It is essential that these women know I hear them and that I deeply apologize for my inappropriate behavior. I am greatly embarrassed. I have behaved insensitively at times, and I accept responsibility for that, though I do not believe that all of these allegations are accurate. I always felt that I was pursuing shared feelings, even though I now realize I was mistaken,” Rose said.

But, hey, you know, it’s #Catsgiving. This is an open thread.

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131 Responses to Jaw-dropping Tuesday

    • gram krakka says:

      20th Century Fox reaches $90 million settlement of shareholder claims against Fox officers and directors regarding sexual harrassment scandel that cost Ailes and O’Reilly their jobs

      If more companies get hit in the pocketbook by shareholders, maybe there won’t be as much coverup of wrongdoing. Now Congress is another matter. They have exempted themselves from public scrutiny. We can’t use the ballot box to get justice if we don’t know about their misdeeds.

      https://www.google.com/amp/mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKBN1DK2NI

  1. helenk3 says:

    when the video is available it is worth watching
    roy moore press conference. he is taking no prisoners

  2. Dora says:

    Yes, of course he was.

  3. DeniseVB says:

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    • Thanks for the tip, Denise. Have you used Tripmasters.com? That’s who we used for Italy and they were near perfect. I’ll keep an eye on both sites. 🙂

      • DeniseVB says:

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  4. Dora says:

    Oh my! He’s back in the news.

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    Scaramucci freewheels on Friedman’s faith, ‘Shiksas’ and Twitter account in Jerusalem

    Casting aside political correctness, he told reporters at the King David Hotel, “I have the benefit of being an American who is not a Jew. I am a Goy who knows the difference between a Sheigitz (non-Jewish male) and a Shiksa (non-Jewish female).”

    http://jewishinsider.com/13255/scaramucci-freewheels-friedmans-faith-shiksas-twitter-account-jerusalem/

  5. DeniseVB says:

    I put this on my FB page because I want more of my Bernbot family to “unfriend” me 😉

    • Mt.Laurel says:

      This is an example of the inability to comprehend others may not share ones views and that perhaps certain topics and opinions should be kept to oneself and that one should show a modicum of respect.

      This afternoon, a staff member from on of the other agencies in our space, that neither I nor my boss know other than in passing, popped into to deliver in a very loud voice the put down of POTUS as “an old lunatic, mean trickster and human reject.” An insult from yes – that shinning beacon of light from North Korea Kimmy Boy. The staff member was absolutely gleeful and is at least 50 years old (so no millennial snowflake does not cover his butt).

      This is a type of behavior I have never seen outside DC government. Prior to this, such behavior, especially in Northern VIRGINIA would have been considered not just unprofessional but boorish and rude regardless of one’s political opinions and a horrid faux pas to be praising such a horrid human being . This is what Barry and Hildegarde and the three Micks (McMuffin, McCain, McConnell) and their respective gangs of the DNC and GOPe have given us.

      • Mt.Laurel says:

        well not where I intended – lately wordpress just keeps jumping about on me. but close enough since I am sure wonder staff person has no appreciation for the fact that Bernie would take away his house and give it someone else.

  6. CiscoKid says:

    A Marine veteran buddy of mine sent me this, I thought I’d pass it along to remember the sacrifice made at The Battle of Tarawa, 20-23 November, 1943
    The Japanese commander of the island said it would take a million men a hundred years to take the island.
    US Marines did it in 3 days at a terrible cost, 1,000 kia and over 2,000 wounded.
    http://dailycaller.com/2017/11/21/flashback-japan-thought-it-would-take-one-million-men-100-years-to-take-this-fortified-island-but-the-us-marines-did-it-in-three-days/

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  8. helenk3 says:

    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/draft-court-docs-congressman-accused-of-conspiracy-false-statements/

    another congressman under investigation by the FBI. will he blame Russia?

    you know if they reopened Alcatraz we could have congress on the west coast

  9. helenk3 says:

    http://dcwhispers.com/read-letter-barack-obama-warning-dangers-uranium-one-deal/#DD41wQdYf2YKWCDw.97

    really interesting letter. the backtrack bunch can not deny that they were warned about uranium one

  10. Myiq2xu™ says:

    • 49erDweet says:

      She’s right. It IS an unpopular – and illogical – opinion. Injustice sucks for both genders, plus don’t slightly more men support significant others and dependents than do women? Wouldn’t they then suffer, too?

    • Myiq2xu™ says:

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      • 49erDweet says:

        She’s been smokin’ that funny stuff way too long. Victims have always been able to “tell the truth”. What she’s referring to is “being believed”.

        • 49erDweet says:

          And frankly I tend to believe most women’s claims on this issue…..until they start making it part of their resumé, and then it becomes creepy.

          • Myiq2xu™ says:

            The credibility of a witness is always an issue. I tend to find witnesses more credible if they come forward promptly and make a full, complete, and consistent report to the police or other proper authorities without the assistance of any reporters, lawyers, or advocates.

          • 49erDweet says:

            Absolutely agree, but there’s also what they say when the finally reach a place of relative safety after being be under duress.

        • swanspirit says:

          I believe most victims, unless they suddenly appeared on the eve of an election, and the story is politically expedient. Then for some reason, I tend to be sceptical.

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    • Somebody says:

      Depends on which side of the tracks you are from DUH!

    • CiscoKid says:

      I’m not on twitter, but it’s Pee-can
      😋

      • Somebody says:

        A pee can is something you urinate in my dear Cisco.

        • CiscoKid says:

          L😂L!
          When I had knee surgery, I actually had to use one for the first couple of days.
          My knee was wrapped in a plastic do-hickey that circulated cold water from a cooler to help reduce swelling.
          I couldn’t drag that contraption to the washroom.
          Soooooo.🛢

    • DandyTIger says:

      {{in a southern accent}} The proper way to pronounce this in Virginia is of course Puh-Khan. Only heathens, vagrants, and other ne’er-do-well’s pronounce it the other way.

      • Somebody says:

        Same here, pee-can is associated with rednecks, lower class, wrong side of the tracks. Most people say puh-khan here, same in Alabama and the Carolinas, but most everybody I know from Georgia says pee-can.

        Another oddity, most people here say puh-khan but there is a road on the north side of JAX that is pronounced pee-can park road. That road was in the boonies in a redneck area at the very northern end of the county, it’s still rural but is starting to grow.

        Soooo I normally say puh-khan unless I’m saying the name of the road then I say pee-can. My kids used to love to get me to give directions to try and get me to say pee-can, again because the pronunciation is associated with class-culture-social status.

        • lateblum says:

          “… pee-can is associated with rednecks, lower class, wrong side of the tracks. Most people say puh-khan here, same in Alabama and the Carolinas, but most everybody I know from Georgia says pee-can.”

          And don’t forget “When Harry Met Sally”.

      • taw46 says:

        Guess everyone in my small town in South Carolina were rednecks and on the wrong side of the tracks, because we all grew up calling it pee-can pie. 😉

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  21. Venus E. Lee says:

    Surprise, surprise, surprise

    • CiscoKid says:

      “If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there’d be a shortage of sand.” Milton Friedman
      Anything the government gets involved turns to s**t and eventually falls apart.

    • Jadzia says:

      I did a small amount of work on a matter involving legalized pot this year and, even having been already somewhat anti pot for reasons that are better described to a therapist, I was surprised to learn about some of the negative effects, especially environmental, of large scale commercial cultivation.

  22. Myiq2xu™ says:

    Who said it?

    “I think we need to look to state and local government to step in and intervene.”

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    That kid with his head down is thinking, “Why do I have to sit next to the pervy old white man?”

  25. CiscoKid says:

    He’s going to do it in a homemade rocket made of of scrap metal. He has no engineering experience.
    Doing it prove,the earth is flat.
    What could go wrong?
    💥🚀💥
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2017/11/21/this-man-is-about-to-launch-himself-in-his-homemade-rocket-to-prove-the-earth-is-flat/

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  27. Jadzia says:

    Ronan farrow’s new article is an excellent, and sickening read. So many people can go fuck themselves. Except for Courtney Love (watch the video with the article—all in The New Yorker).

  28. DeniseVB says:

    Awwwww….

  29. Dora says:

    Here’s the Trump Christmas Ornament. Let’s see what the liberals find wrong with it.

  30. Dora says:

    For those who enjoy trying to figure out who did what. Personally, these blind items drive me a little crazy.

    ====

    Today’s Blind Items – St. Charles House Of Horrors

    It is still there. It is still owned by the same people who have owned the house for hundreds of years. There is a sprawling house on St. Charles Street in New Orleans that has been used by politicians and celebrities as a secret pleasure den for almost 100 years.

    http://www.crazydaysandnights.net/2017/11/todays-blind-items-st-charles-house-of.html?m=1

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    The Economist Went There – Shockingly Un-PC Study Shows Whites Work Hardest, Longest

    A trio of labor economists suggest that effort at work is correlated with race…

    http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-11-20/economist-went-there-shockingly-un-pc-study-shows-whites-work-hardest-longest

  33. Dora says:

    They always have to intrude.

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  35. mothy says:

    Anybody being accused of untoward behavior yet this morn? My money is on someone like adam levine.

  36. Dora says:

    I would say let them starve, but I don’t want to be mean.

  37. helenk3 says:

    that dossier sure got around didn’t it. A great example of how fast and far a lie can travel and the damage it can do

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