Monday Open Thread

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  1. Dora says:

    A little more about the sheriff.


    RESIGN NOW: Lying Sheriff Israel Said ‘Put Allah First’ As Video Exposes SICK SECRET

    Americans are calling for the immediate resignation of Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel after shocking evidence proves his actions led to the deaths at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. A video has been found of Israel meeting with certain Islamic leaders where he admits to “putting Allah first,” assuring them of new policies that will blow your mind.

  2. Dora says:

    Mark Levin admits that he was wrong about Donald Trump. I don’t think we will hear this from Bill Krystal or George Will.

    Mark Levin: Trump more conservative than Bush 41 and Bush 43

  3. mothy2017 says:

    Wonder what the figures are. Don’t think anyone is going to quit over Eddie Haskill wannabe or loss of a rental car discount.

  4. Dora says:

    The Shocking History Of Sexual Misconduct Within James Comey’s FBI

    The Department of Justice inspector general sanctioned at least 14 FBI employees since 2014

    The majority of sexual impropriety occurred under former FBI Director James Comey

    Sexual misconduct at the FBI went further than Lisa Page and Peter Strzok

  5. votermom says:

    I’m back!
    got home before midnight last night.
    getting ready to bring KTY to school

    missed y’all
    mwah! 💙

  6. Dora says:

    Send them home!


    Radical imams are spewing anti-Semitism in the US with impunity

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  9. helenk3 says:

    what is wrong with this picture?

    • lateblum says:

      He needs to FIRED, not suspended. Then he should be indicted for gross negligence and tried.

      • DeniseVB says:

        We haven’t really heard from those leo’s that didn’t respond yet? Some First Responder leakers are hinting at a stand down order now. Not good 😦

        • lateblum says:

          And we haven’t heard from them yet because, as he said yesterday on CNN’s SOTU, he isn’t in charge of asking the questions. He delegated that to a review board and there are “hundreds of statements” that have to be given. Heaven knows he doesn’t have time for that. Most likely he’s in the process of coaching his leo’s in how to respond to every possible question posed to them. CYA at its finest.

  10. helenk3 says:

    read this and realize how many of their objectives have been achieved

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  12. helenk3 says:

    the different treatment of two presidents by the press

  13. DeniseVB says:

    Here she comes ! MO’s book is coming out after the midterms, LI thinks it’s to position herself for 2020. I hope they’re wrong, what a crock of b.s. The book sounds like a Me, Me, Me tribute to a poor girl growing up on the South Side to become fabulous! Story at link:

    • helenk3 says:

      how many times on each page does the whine, they are picking on me because I am black? Is there much on hate whitey in the contents?
      that is all she;s got and she made a damn good living off it

    • taw46 says:

      I think they have had a plan for a long time to run her, and especially after Hillary lost. The question is, would she do it? And let’s face it, she wouldn’t have to do anything as president. Just bring back the real president Valerie and all her commie pals to once again run, I mean “destroy”, everything.

      But I do think she is lazy and probably doesn’t want to give up all the international vacations. So, maybe not.

      • Jadzia says:

        I cannot imagine how the Dems could justify running her. Say what you want about HRC, but she was a practicing lawyer for many years, a shadow member of Bill’s cabinet who worked on health care reform (regardless of how you feel about her ideas, it is at least a Real Issue), a Senator, and a Secretary of State. She had REAL JOBS. Michelle Obama stopped practicing law after only a few years, had that makework position that was never filled at UC Hospitals after she left, and her issue as First Lady was getting kids to eat their vegetables. This is not the stuff that presidenting is made of. I mean, I am old enough to remember all the sneering at Sarah Palin because she started out as the mayor of a town that wasn’t very big, but then she at least became a governor. Other than IOKIYAD, there just is no way to run Michelle with a straight face, unless the message is going to be that Barack is going to be the power behind the throne. It would be like running Laura Bush for the presidency–love her, but no, not as a president.

        • taw46 says:

          I don’t think the Dems care about any of that. Oh, they do when it’s a Republican, but it’s always different when they do it. They care about the votes, and they believe she has the star power to get them. And of course the intention would always be Barack as the power. Just my opinion.

          • lyn says:

            Democrats would vote for Mooch because of her fashion sense.

          • Jadzia says:

            Naw, I think you’re right. It’s just so cynical, too cynical even for my cynical cynical mind to process.

          • taw46 says:

            I find it depressing what the Dems have turned into over the last decades. There were some who would absolutely stand up for what you described, nothing less. Sadly, they are all gone.

        • DeniseVB says:

          I liked the 2008 version of Hillary much better than the 2016 model.

    • DeniseVB says:

      But, but, but, aren’t Obama’s lifetime records still sealed ? No average human would be able to understand Corporate taxes anyhow. It bothers me more that elected officials, on public service salaries, become millionaires without producing anything. (see Clintons, Obamas)

  14. Anthony says:

    The TODAY show is about to become the YESTERDAY show real fast lmao

    • DeniseVB says:

      What’s really sad, have they ever asked Chelsea Clinton that question?

      • Miranda says:

        She was asked, and had about the same response as Ivanka.

        • Jadzia says:

          I really think that they both responded completely appropriately. They are their father’s daughters, what are they supposed to do, launch their own investigations?

          • Miranda says:

            Yeah, I think both women should be left alone about this.

          • Constance says:

            Yes, leave both Chelsea and Ivanka alone! Children want to love their parents no matter how awful they behave. It takes a level of negativity that is not healthy for anyone to despise their parents.

  15. DeniseVB says:

    I think after the midterms all hell is going to break lose for the Dems.

    • elliesmom says:

      The Democrat’s candidate in 2020 is likely to be a sacrifice play. Give everyone a chance to become a household in the primaries, but then choose the person who will be grateful for the opportunity to run a losing campaign. It may be someone older, like Bob Dole was, who will never run again but enjoy the honor, or a young person who may live to run again in time. Unless the economy tanks in the next two years, Trump will be formidable to beat. If a war breaks out, people are reluctant to change leaders in the middle of it unless it looks like we’re losing badly. I don’t see Trump ever playing capture the hill today, and then give it back to the enemy tomorrow like we’ve been waging war lately. He’d be in it to win it. A bad economy is the only that would sink him, I think.

    • Jadzia says:

      THAT’S what Terry McAuliffe looks like now? Jesus, what the hell happened?

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  17. Dora says:

    Under pressure from a Dutch audience, after weeks of suggesting otherwise, Michael Wolff is forced to admit “I do not know if the president is having an affair”

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  19. Anthony says:

    Something I stumbled across on FB that almost made me pee lmao

  20. Jadzia says:

    In hindsight, “Dr. Royal recommends that you get two kittens instead of just one” was probably the wrong response to my husband saying we had gotten the house. He didn’t even know there was a plan to get ONE kitten, ha ha.

      • Jadzia says:

        Mama has fallen in love with a couple of bengal kittens. I looked into shelter cats first, of course, but for some reason it’s virtually impossible to adopt from a shelter here. (Like, nobody answers your phone calls or emails, they tell you a cat is available, then they say no, it’s not, why would you think that, and it’s just piles and piles of French bullshit.)

        • Mt.Laurel says:

          Bengals? oh my. You might as well deed that mezzanine over to them right now. And plan on one of the oversized hamster wheels and a huge cat tree and lots of other fun stuff to keep them happy. They have a LOT of energy.

          We have had a few given up to our rescue and it very hard to find a foster placement because they are a lot of work and need space. Having had them for short periods while waiting a foster home (they do not do well with other cats in a small condo), I would add, other than making sure you do your homework they need very specific social and medical and dietary care, is make sure they are pet level (Generally at least an F4 – as in at LEAST four generations from the wild). Some Bengals (F1 – F3) are too close to wild to adapt well to people and indoor living.

          I can say this is probably a bad time of year for kittens just about anywhere in the Northern Hemisphere – so it could be they do not have many up for adoption right now but they have very poor frontline people if they cannot take inquires and respond honestly. As in, right now we have very few (if any) youngsters but kitten season is just around the corner and we can put you on list to be notified when we start taking in new litters to foster.

          • Jadzia says:

            I did know about making sure the car is at least fourth generation! On the shelter thing, it’s not a seasonal thing— I pursued cat adoption for the better part of a year and just made no progress. It’s completely bizarre. Thanks for the other tips on the breed! I’m going to take at least a year to research and prepare. The new house is 3500 square feet, and the other building is that size too, so we do have a good amount of room.

      • Jadzia says:

        Darn, I wish I could edit. It has taken almost ten years to get over the loss of my sweet cat. One of the things I loved about him the most was that he was basically a dog trapped in the body of a cat. Still doing research, but apparently bengals also have this personality trait: they are more bonded to their humans, more communicative, more playful–over and over again I see them described as having a personality that is kind of between a cat personality and a dog personality. They are also freaking gorgeous.

        • lyn says:

          My three solid gray kitties are dogs and monkeys in cat suits. Bengals are gorgeous, but they are high maintenance. Ask about digestive and urinary issues of the mother and father (if known).

          • Jadzia says:

            I am making a list of ALL the questions, and only considering reputable breeders (in England, I haven’t found anybody here who seems all that trustworthy). This is probably a year away–after the move, after everybody is settled in, etc.

            I LOVE gray kitties! That’s what i was originally looking for. Gray couch, ha ha.

          • lyn says:

            Good. The English love their kitties.

          • Somebody says:

            I had a big fluffy gray cat that supposedly was 3/4 Persian, 1/4 Himalayan. (It looked like the cat in the movie pet cemetery so I’ve been told)…….just looked that up, my cat’s fur was much longer but otherwise yes. That cat was definitely a dog trapped in a cat’s body. He even growled at stuff when looking out the window. Biggest lump of a lap cat there ever was.

            Why not get a dog if you want a loyal pet? You could get a kitten and a puppy, if they are raised together they will get along.

          • Somebody says:

            Oh btw, if you do get a cat look into the “cat genie”. Virtually hands off litter box that cleans and sanitized itself.

          • Jadzia says:

            On the get a dog thing–we DO have a very sweet, patient dog, who is now past the puppy stage but not anywhere near the age that she would have trouble adjusting to some new friends (she’s about 3). She is perfect except for the fact that she has a brain the size of a walnut, which was pretty surprising given that she’s half Lab and half Saint Bernard. Her latest thing is that she goes BSC every night around 7 because our current dining room has a glass ceiling and she barks at the dog in the ceiling, aka her reflection. She remains twice as big as our daughters, and her one bit of smartness is that she plays tug of war and such with them MUCH more gently than she does with the bigger members of the house.

            I am both a dog person AND a cat person, that’s the kind of house where I grew up.

          • Jadzia says:

            When I was in high school, we had a dumb dog and a smart cat, and they were so funny together. The cat would LIE IN WAIT for the dog on one of the dining room chairs, and when the dog would innocently walk by, BAM! The cat would box her ears.

            This went on for years, at least once a day. The dog never figured it out. At least she was sweet.

        • Jadzia says:

          Yep, Lyn. I’m looking at a breeder whose company name is Glitterglam, which is a silly name but they seem to have a pretty good reputation. But again, the research is just beginning.

  21. lyn says:

    In the nineteen-sixties, gun ownership as a constitutional right was less the agenda of the N.R.A. than of black nationalists. In a 1964 speech, Malcolm X said, “Article number two of the constitutional amendments provides you and me the right to own a rifle or a shotgun.” Establishing a constitutional right to carry a gun for the purpose of self-defense was part of the mission of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, which was founded in 1966. “Black People can develop Self-Defense Power by arming themselves from house to house, block to block, community to community throughout the nation,” Huey Newton said.

  22. lyn says:

    Gut laugh time …

  23. Jadzia says:

    Response to lateblum on another thread about scary lawyer stories and why I changed my mind about guns: It’s not like those hitmen CAME for me. But I went on pretty much no sleep for days and days. It was terrifying. It was scarier than the Innocence of Muslims case, which also had me pretty paranoid, with the other lawyer living in an American city with law enforcement (and, tbh, an arsenal in her home) and me sitting out there in the middle of nowhere, getting weird calls in the middle of the night from numbers in northern Africa.

  24. Dora says:

    This is crazy!


    CA Gov Jerry Brown Signs Bill BANNING Teachers from Shooting Back at Mass Shooters

  25. DeniseVB says:

    David’s really serious you guys. /snork

    • Cisco says:

      Of course, he doesn’t need any education, he’s a journalist now.

    • lyn says:

      Fame whores are like that.

    • taw46 says:

      And school safety is so important to him.

      • lyn says:

        The replies are cray cray.

      • dm says:

        I’ve been reading all the stuff coming out of these students, and I kind of feel sorry for them. I was a pretty obnoxious, know it all, ideological teen who spoke up in class about topics in a rather frank way that left many of my classmates sitting there with their mouths open. It’s really only been the gradual evolution of my roles in life that have made me have second thoughts about so many things I was absolute about at 17…getting older, having kids, suffering loss, struggling financially, etc, etc. The biggest difference was in my time there weren’t school shootings and there was no such thing as a 24/7 “new” cycle or social media. I always told my kids that rather than reacting immediately electronically that it would be better to take some time to consider your feelings and reactions – like I had to do wayyyy back when.

      • Underwhelmed says:

        Okay, this is all just too too. He didn’t spring fully formed out of nowhere. He is a dangerous little turd.

      • Somebody says:

        We have a glut of STEM graduates, despite what Silicone valley wants you to believe

      • Constance says:

        Well right now there are too many STEM degreed American kids who are unemployed because companies like Microsoft hire foreign workers on special visas, for half the price, who then bring their entire families over (parents, aunts and uncles) who then go on welfare and food stamps.

    • Constance says:

      High School kids will do anything to get out of class. if they can look self righteous while refusing to go to class all the better. Remember when Obama was drawing huge crowds to his rallies? Well he always held rallies during school hours and it was the cool kid place to be.

    • elliesmom says:

      Hasn’t he already graduated from a high school in California? Refusing to return to school until a gun law is passed is a pretty good cover story for not really being a high school kid.

  26. BjornTheBorg says:

    Fingers crossed that the Supremes vote to destroy labor unions. If this ruling goes our way, the prospects for 2018 and 2020 look a good deal better.

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  28. Dora says:

    This man really irritates me.


    Navy SEAL who killed Osama bin Laden is ‘thrown off plane for being drunk and yelling at flight attendant’

    • Cisco says:

      “O’Neill was deployed on more than a dozen tours of duty in active combat, in four different war zones, including Iraq and Afghanistan”
      And he left four years short of retirement, making him ineligible for retirement.
      Now I’ll pretend I work for CNN.
      PTSD I’d say.
      Article made it a big point to mention O’Neill spoke at the CPAC

  29. Underwhelmed says:

    Yes, yes, we must listen in adoration to the preternaturally wise young man! Until he screws up, and then we must not treat him like someone worth listening to or engaging with at all!

    Ugh. These people.

    • taw46 says:

      I am so glad to see these tweets from Charles Cooke. In the tweets from Hogg, there are some people who will disagree with him, point out how he is wrong. Then the left jumps all over the commenter for “attacking children”. It is insane.

  30. Cisco says:

    Good grief!
    That Acosta is such an A-Hole!
    At today’s press briefing the question he asked, more of a smear, than a question was
    “earlier today President Trump said he would have gone into the school ”
    “Does he think he could have saved the day”?
    Sarah handled it quite well, as she always does.

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  32. Anthony says:

    Oh no… looks like Miss Heather went around the bend (again)… Seems she beat the shit out of her boyfriend AND 3 Sheriff’s deputies. Pity she wasn’t in Florida

  33. mothy2017 says:

    On the bus today a group of people were bitching about Trump. He is gonna take the welfare away. I felt angry. Not angry with them at democrats and social justice warriors. There lives seemed so bleak. Zero respect for boundaries, limited imagination. Not a lot of purpose( it seemed to me) Just getting by and getting high. There is a large segment of the underclass here that’s going to be left in the dust by new immigrants who aren’t asking for more free stuff. Who teach their kids to strive. These people blame society for everything. I think it’s very sad. Was mid afternoon and I was returning from diabetes school(looks like I am pre – diet and exercise is all the meds I need). Perhaps best way to describe the atmosphere is that if da brat had been with me I would have gotten off. Was mixed race and dirt assed poor. Not poor in dollars, but in spirit. Gut wretching to see so much waste.

  34. taw46 says:

    I missed this from the other day. So no wonder most people won’t say anything to the Parkland activists, Twitter threatened to ban people.

    “Shortly after Twitter released this statement, Parkland student-turned-anti-gun-activist, David Hogg unleashed a boycott rampage from his Twitter account.
    Hogg is targeting the NRA and any corporation that has a partnership with the NRA.
    So if you dare refute Hogg, you will be taken off of Twitter. See how this is all coming together?

    David Hogg unleashed boycott-the-NRA rampage on Twitter targeting every corporation he could think of that partners with the NRA and one by one, the corporations acquiesced to Hogg and severed ties.

    If you think this is just a coincidence, we have some ocean front property in Arizona to sell you.
    This was a coordinated attack on firearms and the NRA.”

  35. lyn says:

    Twitter diapers protect assholes. Twitter is fascist as fuck.

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  39. Dora says:

    Trouble in the family.


    Kushner and Tillerson are at war over president’s son-in-law ‘encroaching’ on State Department territory while he accuses Rex of not supporting Trump

  40. Dora says:

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