Why I Parted Ways With a Functioning Neocortex

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After the election of Barack Obama in 2008, and purging over 15,000 users from his Little Green Footballs site, Charles Johnson apparently found it necessary to explain WHY.  His list of 10 reasons of “Why I Parted Ways With The Right” received some attention at the time, yet he finds it necessary to republish it on a regular basis in response to anyone asking, “Hey, Charles. Didn’t you have a conservative blog at one time?”

Most will agree that the time has come to perform an autopsy of The List, line-by-line.

1.  Support for fascists (see: Pat Buchanan, Robert Stacy McCain, etc.) and in Europe (see: Vlaams Belang, BNP, SIOE, etc.) .

[Facism was invented by a socialist, Benito Mussolini. He understood that socialism doesn’t work, so he created a system whereby the government allows an entrepreneur to keep his profits, yet dictates how the business is run and how much they could charge for their products and services. He destroyed his country’s economy, and at the end of WWII his own people hanged him. An argument may be made that many U.S. Federal Government regulatory departments are fascist in nature by definition, including the IRS, the EPA, the FCC, the FTC, the NEA and especially ObamaCare.]

Pat Buchanan is not the sum total of the “right” and is roundly disavowed – not supported – by Republicans, the so-called right and conservatives in general.  At best, he falls in the category of “stopped clock, twice a day” and only with regard to illegal immigration issues.  To Johnson, any group concerned for the future of their country in light of the slow encroachment of Islam and shari’a law (aka “creeping shari’a”) are in his mind Fascist.  Pat Buchanan existed before 2001 and his support hasn’t increased between then and 2009.  He also does not explain why Vlaams Belang, BNP are so-called “fascist” organizations.

And considering Johnson’s liberal definition of what is racist, it would not be outside the realm of skepticism to arch an eyebrow or two over his definition of fascism.  He was very quick to ask about a flag with purported “fascist” symbols at a TEA Party rally and was unapologetic when it turned out to be the State Flag of Tennessee.  If you LOOK for fascism you’ll either always find it or invent it if necessary.

Meanwhile, since Johnson’s conversion, Obama and company have provided immense financial support to the truly fascist regime in Iran,  as well as support for the oppressive shari’a law laid down by the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt (the latter was such a failure the populace actually welcomed a military coup).  Additionally, he has opened Cuba, under our local tyrant Fidel Castro, without extracting any concessions for freedoms for Cubans.  For Johnson, support for fascism is apparently perfectly fine if those on the left provide the support beams.

2.  Support for bigotry, hatred and white supremacism.

[Straw Man Argument. It’s an attempt to condemn a group of people for the actions of a few with neither attribution nor proof of support. Racial bigots and supremacists may be found in every political party; however, the Democrat Party was pro-slavery, fought against the 13th Amendment, promoted Eugenics, sterilization and abortion for blacks, enacted and enforced Jim Crow Laws, and fought against the Civil Rights Act of 1964.]

Again, no specific examples of wholesale support on the right for any of the accusations; the phrase is juvenile and unsupported.  Bigotry taking the form of what? Since this predates #OccupyWallStreet, #BlackLivesMatter, Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, et al., this must be referring to other events evidencing bigotry.  What were they?  One might assume (as this is post 2008 election) he refers to opposition to Barack Obama and his policies, yet he is non-specific.

Also, since the 2008 election, Johnson’s apparently not beyond a little bigotry and hatred himself with regard to Black Americans who embrace a conservative viewpoint, callously referring to them as “tokens” and “Uncle Toms”.  Now that he joined the left, he’s untroubled by the viewpoint of the New Black Panther Party, and #BlackLivesMatter – no bigotry or hatred there, right? Only a call to murder cops and caucasians (aka, Whitey).  Johnson’s also rather comfortable with anti-Semitism.

3.  Support for throwing women back into the Dark Ages and general religious fanaticism.

[Straw Man Argument that makes no coherent grammatical sense. Islam is the only major religion without a Reformation that aims to force women (and everyone else) into religious slavery upon threat of torture and/or death. The term “The Dark Ages” refers to a period after the fall of the Roman Empire where the written historical record is sparse. It has nothing to do with Women’s Rights or religion.]

This statement is nothing more than melodrama.  Opposition to abortion is not throwing women back to the Dark Ages and asking them to pay for their own birth control is not oppression.  Modern methods and pharmaceuticals have literally eliminated the need for abortion if employed correctly.   He also ignores that there is rising distaste in this country for abortion being used as birth control based on field research, and especially later term abortion.  His use of “Operation Rescue” as an example of an oppressive organization, ignores the fact that Operation Rescue has been around for decades and was a functional organization when he swerved to the “right” after 9/11.

And what constitutes “general religious fanaticism”?  In truth,  Johnson only sees Christianity as the true culprit here but seems rather unwilling to say it..   Currently, the greatest religious fanaticism can be found in the teachings of Islam – read Andrew McCarthy who really IS an expert on Islam.

4. Support for anti-science bad craziness.

[Straw Man with no citations. “Anti-science” presumably refers to those who recognize that the theory of anthropological global warming is a perpetrated hoax based upon manipulated data for purposes of expanding government control and taxation. “Bad craziness” is a non-sequitur phrase stolen from Hunter S. Thompson that means nothing in this context.]

If there is any anti-science in evidence in the AGW argument, it lies with the so-called climate scientists, who are using nothing more than computer models as evidence instead of the empirical model that is customarily demanded by science.  Contrary to claims, Polar bear populations are increasing.  The expected hurricanes have never arrived.   Any climate situation or fact is immediately cited as a result of global warming, whether it be a lessening or worsening.   Al Gore was sanctioned from the bench in the United Kingdom for his duplicity in “An Inconvenient Truth”  What is surprising that Johnson is not appalled by the absolutely hypocrisy, for instance, of the Anti-Global Warming crowd’s use of private jets, yachts, etc.  Al Gore has a 35,000 sq. ft. house.

Of course, there’s also those people that don’t “believe” in evolution.  So what?  It’s a belief.  I’m pretty sure they held the same beliefs in 2001.  Suppose these same people believed the Earth was flat?  Wouldn’t change anything.   Schools would not toss all their globes off the roof or use them for stickball. Evangelicals are supposedly a danger because- they believe God created everything.  This is not a “new” development.   One of the reasons Intelligent Design was formulated was to help reconcile the belief in creation with the theory of evolution.   There has been no demand that the teaching of evolution be dropped from the school.  And I do not know of wholesale demand from the right that Intelligent Design be added to curricula.

5.  Support for homophobic bigotry.

[Strawman. The latin term means “fear of the same.” No citations or evidence to prove widespread support of bigotry against homosexuals. The EEOC Laws address and give legal support to homosexuals and others, and were part of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 that was opposed by the Democrat Party. The ADA Act of 1991 addressed the same, and created a nation-wide litigious framework for retribution.]

Redundant.  Bigotry is bigotry and it was already covered in No. 2.  So now, by the fifth item he essentially repeats himself.   True, many on the right believe homosexuality is not normal.   And since Johnson is non-specific as to how, if at all, this “bigotry” and prejudice against homosexuals is manifest in right-wing policy, we are left pondering what the right is supposedly doing on a wholesale basis.  Laws discriminating against homosexuals?  No.  (Be mindful that this predates the gender neutral bathroom controversy.)  Gay marriage?  At the time Johnson wrote this, both Obama and Clinton had doubled down on their opposition to same.  And also be  mindful that in Johnson’s home, California, Proposition 8, which was a Constitutional Amendment for Traditional marriage, passed in a state with 3 to 1 Democrat voter registration. PASSED. In the same election that had Barack Obama on the ballot. Hmmm……what could have been the reason?   It was passed because Black and Hispanics, voters traditionally on the left, voted for it.

6.  Support for anti-government lunacy.

[Government is necessary and in this country has a limited purpose as defined in the Constitution. More government control equates to less freedom and eventually leads to a totalitarian State. Many citizens believe that our government has devolved into Fascism.]

Again, no specific examples of this are offered.  In absence of this, one can only presume Johnson is referring to the TEA Party, since up to this official parting, he was obsessed with it.  Had he actually done any research he would have seen that that it was the MEDIA that smeared the TEA Party, calling them anti-government lunatics.  They asked for adherence to the Constitution and a reduction in government spending.  They weren’t ready to entrust the government with 20% of the economy (health care) when they had never managed a single program in the black.  And the anti-government spending movement reaches farther back than simply the election of Barack Obama.  The election of 2006 was the right’s first major move against runaway spending.  And BUSH was President at the time.

As it turns out, they were right about ObamaCare.  Which is why the Democrats are now begging the Republicans to help them out of the mess they created.

8.  Support for conspiracy theories and hate speech.

[Strawman. In this country citizens are free to come to their own conclusions and express them.  The term “hate speech” implies that a free opinion, voiced or otherwise, should be regulated and/or squelched – a clear violation of the First Amendment.]

And we’re back to No. 2 again. Isn’t hate speech part of bigotry and hatred? And the only “conspiracy” theory I can think of he could be referring to must be birtherism.  And frankly, as far as birtherism is concerned, the fault for this so-called conspiracy resides with Obama himself. He allowed a book to give his bio as being born in Kenya as well as news stories saying the same when he was elected to the Senate in 2004.[i] And it was Sid Blumenthal in 2008, working in the Clinton campaign, who called up news outlets asking them to investigate.[ii]  By the way, the Democrats pulled the same stunt with McCain, who was born in Panama. What did McCain do? Immediately produced his long-form birth certificate, and legal scholars pointed to the statutory law that designated such births “native born.” What did Obama do? He sealed his transcripts, his records and produced a short form birth certificate. Oh, and by the way. That’s not a “conspiracy.” Let me tell you what is a conspiracy — the IRS targeting right wing non-profits. Sending a man to jail to lend credence to a made-up story about a video to cover up an attack on a Consulate in Libya and then sending out an Ambassador to every Sunday show to spread the lie. THOSE are conspiracies. Oh, and your defense of Van Jones . He’s big on 9/11 being an inside job. You now make excuses for him.

8.  A right-wing blogosphere that is almost universally dominated by raging hate speech.

[Strawman. The phrase “Almost universally” means nothing, as does the undefined phrase “raging hate speech.”]

Picking out  five comments at a website does not condemn the entire right wing blogosphere. However it is always important to bear in mind that it was at one of those sites where one of your  “Monitor Lizards left a few “n” turds of his own in the middle of the night when the moderators were asleep. And the same scrappy little minion always seemed to find all the nasty mean right-wing comments. And you wonder why we always hit you with the side-eye when you make your reports of the raging hate speech on the right. Thousands of comments at a website, three are questionable and to you, the entire section is an Aryan infestation. But hate speech from the left is applauded.  Again, not the “what” but the “who”.

Also something cannot be “almost universally” just as it cannot be “very unique” – the adjectives stand alone.

9.  Anti-Islamic bigotry that goes far beyond criticizing radical Islam into support for fascism, violence and genocide.

[Strawman. Fascism is a construct of the left. Bigotry exists everywhere if you hunt for it, and support for the U.S. Military doesn’t equate to support for violence, it’s a support for peace with a powerful deterrent. The G.O.P. is not calling for genocide.]

And this is a combination of 1 and 2, it would seem.  Again, there are no examples.  Certainly there are individuals on the right that do support this.  They are a percentage of a percentage.  But again, Johnson paints the entire right as stamping their approval.   What is most telling is that after Johnson’s break with the right, he never commented on the genocide of Christians by ISIS in the Middle East, which went unremarked upon by the leftist media.

10.  Hatred for President Obama that goes far beyond simply criticizing his polices, into racism, hate speech and bizarre conspiracy theories.

[Strawman, accusations without merit. Paints the entire Republican and Libertarian Parties with racism while ignoring historical facts. The Democrat Party was founded upon racism, defended it, supported segregation and fought the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Republicans abolished slavery in 1865 despite Democrat opposition.]

And we’re back to racism and hate speech and conspiracy theories.  Johnson does not have, essentially, an original point to make here – all he has done is insert Barack Obama as a focal point.  Hatred is hatred, bigotry is bigotry and he’s already covered “conspiracy theories” in a previous item.  So now Johnson is onboard with Obama’s policies, then?  It would appear so.  Again, Johnson fails with any specificity to state how this supposed hatred manifests himself.   It is essentially a frivolous attempt to now align himself with the new administration and establish street cred with the left.


In truth, Johnson is being as disingenuous in this list as he has been since the election of Obama.   It was nothing more than a “Look at me!” device.  And it got him an afternoon’s worth of attention from a couple of lefty quarters, like the LA Times.  Why he feels the need to resurrect it every so often is a mystery.  It’s not well written, it’s long on vague and short on specific, and tells you nothing.

[i]   Including one by the Associated Press:  http://classic-web.archive.org/web/20040627142700/eastandard.net/headlines/news26060403.htm

[ii]   http://www.mediaite.com/online/journalist-says-that-clinton-ally-blumenthal-once-spread-the-birther-rumor-to-me/  Mediaite is not exactly a “right wing” website.


 

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202 Comments on “Why I Parted Ways With a Functioning Neocortex”

  1. PeteP says:

    Johnson never provided any examples to back up his claims because he could not so he resorted to straw man arguments instead. And like most on the left who scream racism, bigotry and hate speech, he never defines the terms.

    Excellent “autopsy” BTW.

  2. PeteP says:

    And Johnson never explained why he changed his views. If he felt that people on the right were becoming extreme, he could have simply distanced himself from them. Instead, he changed his stance on everything from Obama to Islam to global warming revealing himself as a total fraud.

  3. Pakimon says:

    Heheheheheheheheheheheheheh… She said poopy heads. 😆

  4. Pakimon says:

    It a beautiful Sunday morning and Pakimog ready for NFL football!

    Today, Pakimog’s Jaguars travel to London to battle baby horses from Indiantown!

    Will the Jaguars finally win a game and turn things around?

    Jaguars cheerleaders are past caring and are content to strut and prance around England in their unmentionables.

    Could this be formula for victory? Pakimog see…

  5. Pakimon says:

    Pakimog throw in live action to curry favor with strutting and prancing in unmentionables god! 😀

  6. Pakimon says:

    Also on tap:

    Octo’s Lions…

  7. Pakimon says:

    travel to Chicago to take on abu’s Bears!

  8. Pakimon says:

    And Pineapple’s Chargers host holy men from New Orleans!

  9. Pakimon says:

    Pakimog’s Eagles have bye week so cheerleaders are at beach making calendar and shilling Gaia-friendly bikinis made from palm fronds and coconut husks and whatnot.

    • Pakimon says:

      Having clogged up thread with big pictures, Pakimog work is done.

      Pakimog apologize to Arachne for cramming the thread with NFL Sunday morning madness!

      Pakimog promise to behave now and go have Bloody Marys to get ready for Jaguars game!

      9:30 AM kickoff… Doesn’t feel natural! 😆

  10. rightymouse says:

    Excellent job at dissecting Johnson’s 1st grade term paper, Arachne!!

    • Pakimon says:

      She did a good job at picking apart The Corpulent Jazzy Ponytail’s “magnum opus”.

      The hilarious part is that Chunkles still thinks it’s a “masterpiece” that will always a part of political blogging legend.

      Actually, it is.

      Just not for the reason that Chunkles envisions. 😆

    • Pakimon says:

      While I love the picture Arachne included, I just have one small issue with it.

      I find it hard to believe that Chunkles made it to the 11th grade. 😆

      • Octopus says:

        Well, he was 57 at the time. 😆

        Well done on the autopsy, Arachne. Also, well done on the pics and video, Pak. Very uplifting.

        • Pakimon says:

          The Jags are up 23-6 near the end of the 3rd quarter so maybe the strutting and prancing in unmentionables god has decided to give them and ol’ Paki a break. 😀

      • Arachne says:

        I would like to point out that while I LOVE compliments, almost as much as Fatass himself, this project was from first to last the inspiration of Bunk, who suggested it to me, put up the graphic, wrote the strawman arguments and tireless edited my rambling prose style.

        • rightymouse says:

          Bunk rocks! 🙂

        • gizbot7 says:

          Great job and wow what a smackdown!

        • Bunk X says:

          Muchisimas Grassyass, Arachne. I wasn’t whoring for credit, but I’ll accept it graciously.

          We found Charles’ gradeschool work in a grimy green backpack on a Washington Boulevard curb with a torn piece of cardboard stapled to it that read “fR33.” We un-wadded it and realized the long-lost tome might have some entertainment value, and, yeah, that’s my kitchen table in the photo.

          It was tough to get Arachne to edit out all the f-bombs, “fatass” references and Andrew Breitbart’s term of endearment for Charles (“Fuckface”). She accepted my objective critique with genuine aplomb and suggested that I have carnal knowledge with myself only once.

          Nice work, Arachne.

          • Arachne says:

            You appealed to the Angels of my better nature. Who kept screaming “Let us the F–k out!!!!!”

        • Bunk X says:

          I’d like to move the DoD cheesecake to a spinoff blog. Here we are trying to be credible for the rest of the blogosphere and we get old farts posting teenage wank fodder. Have some class.

    • deplorable pineapple says:

      Good job Arachne, great read!

  11. Octopus says:

    And yet the Left continues to support the crooked old crone, even as the hits just keep on comin’. It’s quite something. 😆

  12. Octopus says:

    The maddeningly inconsistent Tigers should be dead and buried by now, but they’re not. In fact, I think they will sneak into the playoffs by the very skin of their teeth. And then lose the wildcard playoff game. It’s just that kind of team.

    It would have been nice to see the non-injured version of the team this year, without the loss of Zimmerman, Sanchez and Pelfrey in the rotation, and with full seasons from sluggers JD Martinez and Nick Castellanos. Also, the horrible slump that engulfed Justin Upton until late August could have lifted sooner, and he might have been the same offensive catalyst he’s been since then. Cameron Maybin missed a lot of games, and has been playing through a painfully sprained thumb for weeks. All in all, I have a lot of hope for next season, given the roster we have and the opportunity for a couple of tweaks in the offseason. The bullpen still needs help, unsurprisingly.

    I feel like one of Toronto or Baltimore will lose today, and the Tigers will win today and tomorrow. I could be wrong, and have been wrong most of the year, but that’s my prediction.

    Oh, and I still think the Lions will find a way to lose to the Bears. It will be an ugly game. Perhaps it will sign Coach Caldwell’s pink slip, too. He needs to go!

    ——————————————————-

    The Tigers need help to get into the playoffs, and the gravity of the situation was lost on no one late Saturday night. The mood in the Tigers’ clubhouse was somber. The televisions were turned off and the players dressed quietly after they lost to the Atlanta Braves, 5-3.

    Now, they need help to get into the playoffs after falling 1 1/2 games behind Baltimore and Toronto in race for the wild card.

    So here’s the scenario: The Tigers need to win today against the Braves and they need for either Baltimore or Toronto to lose. If one of those teams drops their season finale, and the Tigers win on Sunday and then on Monday against Cleveland, it would force a tiebreaker game on Tuesday. If both Toronto and Baltimore lose, then it turns into insanity.

    Now, here’s the crazy part.

    The moment of hope. The moment when the tires grip the road.

    It’s not that crazy to think that either Baltimore or Toronto could lose today.

    It’s not that crazy to think that the Tigers could win today, especially with Justin Verlander on the mound. “Either way, (today) is must win and there is no other pitcher on this team than Justin Verlander, that we would want on the mound,” Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said.

    It’s not that crazy to think that the Tigers could win on Monday with Michael Fulmer on the mound.

    It’s not that crazy to think this team will be playing in a tiebreaker game on Tuesday.

    Then again, that’s a long list of things that have to go right for this team, after this season of inconsistency and frustration.

    There’s no telling.

    “We aren’t dead yet,” Ausmus said.

    • deplorable pineapple says:

      I don’t follow baseball anymore but the name Brad Ausmus jumped out at me. When I was a Padre fan back in the late 90’s, he was our catcher.

    • Abu bin Kane says:

      Sorry, Octo. I love your passion.
      Maybe the Wings will have their way with my Hawks in the final preseason tune-up.

      • Abu says:

        Oh, I just tuned in and the Wings thrashed the Hawks 6 – 3. Thought the game was just starting. D’oh!

        • Octopus says:

          On the professional sports front, we now turn our attention to hockey and, to a lesser degree, basketball. The Tigers’ abortive season is mercifully over, and the Lions look to be headed for yet another uninspiring, sub-.500 season. The Wings and Pistons are both up-and-comers, in rebuilding modes that have them just below the level of the league’s elite teams. Both are a couple of players away from contending for a championship but will provide lots of entertainment this winter, as long as we keep our ambitions in check.

  13. Octopus says:

    A Very Special Snowflake is horrified by a fiction writer daring to defend the writing of fiction. It would be funny as hell, if it wasn’t all too common an attitude on the Fascist Left today.

    https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/sep/10/as-lionel-shriver-made-light-of-identity-i-had-no-choice-but-to-walk-out-on-her

    • rightymouse says:

      Oh, brother. The arrogance of this young broad is unreal.

    • OLT's Knows Who Did It says:

      “The opening of a city’s writers festival could have been graced by any of the brilliant writers and thinkers who challenge us to be more. To be uncomfortable.”

      She was made “uncomfortable” and RAN AWAY.

      Wut?

      • Octopus says:

        I am awaiting the announcement of a city established to protect all the Special Snowflakes from any kind of uncomfortable reality. It will be a fortress city, with a wide moat and a very well-protected drawbridge. Any and all incoming information will be scanned and censored by SJW Elders. The details still need to be worked out, but it will definitely be the First Working Utopia on Earth. Nothing can go wrong with the plan, because the High Foreheads of several uber-progressive universities are on the Planning Board. Elon Musk is in charge of raising funds for the project, although he has already been criticized for suggesting the city might best be located safely on Mars.

  14. Pakimon says:

    Strutting and Prancing in Unmentionables god smile upon Pakimog today!

    Pakimog hoist beer to celebrate Jaguars victory!

  15. Arachne says:

    There’s some uncreditin’ goin’ on out heah….Bunk gets full marks for the graphic and the bolded comments (and for keepin’ my red pen of snark on the straight and narrow).

  16. Arachne says:

    By the way kids, you football fans DO know we put up an NFL thread on the Mother Ship on Sunday, right. We’d love you to join the discussion!

    • deplorable pineapple says:

      Arachne, I clicked on the link on the right to go there and “http://www.theblogmocracy.com/” is a dead link.

      It should be “http://www.blogmocracy.com/”.

      • deplorable pineapple says:

        I guess it wont let me post those https…. remove “the” from the “theblogmocracy” link and it will work.

  17. Abu says:

    Paki,
    Thanks for the picture for my Bears. Sad that they beat the Lions, undermining my plan for a 16 loss season. Best to focus on Cubs and Blackhawks.

    • Octopus says:

      I’m rooting for the Cubs to go all the way, Abu. Great story in the making!

      • Octopus says:

        PS — did I call the Lions-Bears game, or what? 😆

        I’ve been watching Detroit football for WAY too long. Some things never change.

      • Abu penispenispenislol says:

        Hop on the bandwagon. Plenty of beer, bacon, ass, and cake. Young females too.😎

  18. Octopus says:

    Speaking of “managed expectations,” I don’t have any illusions that anything revealed in the next Wikileaks email dump will lead to any kind of indictment or serious censure by the Dhimmi government. The FBI is owned by the Clinton Slush Foundation, after all, and the Attorney General is also on the payroll. It is to laugh, the idea that they will do anything to Shrillary, no matter what comes out this week.

    On the other hand, the American public is getting to see the Real She-Demon behind the brittle facade, and you have to wonder how much ugliness and evil the people are willing to stomach. Her ripping on the millenials who supported Sanders as basement-dwellers and baristas is going to keep those kids on the couch instead of going to the polls. What else is she saying about segments of the American populace? This will be interesting, if ultimately unsatisfying (not leading to indictment).

  19. Octopus says:

    In case anyone is curious about how the SNL paid advertisement for Shrill went the other night, here’s the stupid cretin Baldwin trying way too hard and failing miserably:

    Who finds this shit funny? A few thousand Dhimmis in NYC?

  20. Be a dick for Jeezuz says:

    He really is a neato fun comedic guy. Here he is cursing at someone and calling them a faggot.

  21. Be a dick for Jeezuz says:

    Stompy Chubbyfeetz is similarly lacking in humor just like Baldwin. This after all, is his favorite photo of himself and which he uses to promote himself on his cratered web disaster LGF and his very little followed Twitter account.

    • Be a dick for Jeezuz says:

      He looks like he’s paranoically scanning for a muslim with a large sword.

    • Be a dick for Jeezuz says:

      Isn’t it weird too that he uses a picture that dates to when he was supposedly brain-washed by the LGF Nazis registered at his formerly successful blog? But eschews any pics that date to his current moronic web disaster? I guess this doesn’t look as cool.

      • Octopus says:

        I imagine him now being at least twice as ginormous and decrepit as this one, which was fairly early on in Obama’s first term as I recall. Three bills and change, is my guess.

  22. Be a dick for Jeezuz says:

    Anyone who torpedoes their own website and insults their loyal registered comment community is the same kind of schmucky jerk who would try to sell a calendar of crummy photos of the ocean for $25 smackeroos. And that he admits he did on his laptop with a canned publishing app. Hence the “product details” of First Month – January 2010 and Length – 12 Months, etc…LOL! This took me 10 minutes to create. But I cynically expect you to pay me your honest money for me playing around on my computer at home. What an idiot.

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  23. Be a dick for Jeezuz says:

    @JoyAnnReid Yes, but I think it’s much more than an undercurrent – Islamophobia is one of the main drivers of Trump’s support.
    52 minutes ago

    Maybe because these happened on Obungle’s “watch”. And the Shrillbeast is promising more of the same. The first number are the murdered victims, the second are number of wounded victims. All at the hands of Muslims.

    2008.01.01 USA Irving, TX 2 0 A Muslim immigrant shoots his two daughters to death on concerns about their ‘Western’ lifestyle.
    2008.07.06 USA Jonesboro, GA 1 0 A devout Muslim strangles his 25-year-old daughter in an honor killing.
    2009.02.12 USA Buffalo, NY 1 0 The founder of a Muslim TV station beheads his wife in the hallway for seeking a divorce.
    2009.04.12 USA Phoenix, AZ 2 0 A man shoots his brother-in-law and another man to death after finding out that they visited a strip club, in contradiction to Islamic values.
    2009.06.01 USA Little Rock, AR 1 1 A Muslim shoots a local soldier to death inside a recruiting center explicitly in the name of Allah.
    2009.11.02 USA Glendale, AZ 1 1 A woman dies from injuries suffered when her father runs her down with a car for being too ‘Westernized.’ (10-20-09)
    2009.11.05 USA Ft. Hood, TX 13 31 A Muslim psychiatrist guns down thirteen unarmed soldiers while yelling praises to Allah.
    2009.12.04 USA Binghamton, NY 1 0 A non-Muslim Islamic studies professor is stabbed to death by a Muslim grad student in revenge for ‘persecuted’ Muslims.
    2010.04.14 USA Marquette Park, IL 5 2 After quarrelling with his wife over Islamic dress, a Muslim convert shoots his family members to ‘take them back to Allah’ and out of the ‘world of sinners’.
    2011.04.30 USA Warren, MI 1 0 A 20-year-old woman is shot in the head by her stepfather for not adhering to Islamic practices.
    2011.09.11 USA Waltham, MA 3 0 Three Jewish men have their throats slashed by Muslim terrorists.
    2012.01.15 USA Houston, TX 1 0 A 30-year-old Christian convert is shot to death by a devout Muslim for helping to convert his daughter.
    2012.11.12 USA Houston, TX 1 0 A 28-year-old American man is shot to death by a conservative Muslim over an alleged role in converting a woman to Christianity.
    2013.02.07 USA Buena Vista, NJ 2 0 A Muslim targets and beheads two Christian Coptic immigrants.
    2013.03.24 USA Ashtabula, OH 1 0 A Muslim convert walks into a church service with a Quran and guns down his Christian father while praising Allah.
    2013.04.15 USA Boston, MA 3 264 Foreign-born Muslims describing themselves as ‘very religious’ detonate two bombs packed with ball bearings at the Boston Marathon, killing three people and causing several more to lose limbs.
    2013.04.19 USA Boston, MA 1 1 Jihadists gun down a university police officer sitting in his car.
    2013.08.04 USA Richmond, CA 1 0 A convert “on a mission from Allah” stabs a store clerk to death.
    2014.03.06 USA Port Bolivar, TX 2 0 A Muslim man shoots his lesbian daughter and her lover to death and leaves a copy of the Quran open to a page condemning homosexuality.
    2014.04.27 USA Skyway, WA 1 0 A 30-year-old man is murdered by a Muslim fanatic.
    2014.06.01 USA Seattle, WA 2 0 Two homosexuals are murdered by an Islamic extremist.
    2014.06.25 USA West Orange, NJ 1 0 A 19-year-old college student is shot to death ‘in revenge’ for Muslim deaths overseas.
    2014.09.25 USA Moore, OK 1 1 A Sharia advocate beheads a woman after calling for Islamic terror and posting an Islamist beheading photo.
    2014.12.18 USA Morganton, NC 1 0 A 74-year-old man is shot several times in the head by a ‘radicalized’ ISIS supporter.
    2015.07.16 USA Chattanooga, TN 5 2 A ‘devout Muslim’ stages a suicide attack on a recruiting center at a strip mall and a naval center which leaves five dead.
    2015.12.02 USA San Bernardino, CA 14 17 A ‘very religious’ Muslim shoots up a Christmas party with his wife, leaving fourteen dead.
    2016.06.13 USA Orlando, FL 49 53 An Islamic extremist massacres forty-nine people at a gay nightclub.

    • Arachne says:

      Remember the San Diego incident where he blamed hate for Islam and the evil TEA Party promoting it? Turns out it was a family honor killing.

      I think, by the way, that I’m done with “Designated Survivor” – I was hoping for the West Wing meets 24 but instead we’re getting “evil police target Muslims”, “evil Governor targets Muslims” and “evil Americans hate Muslims” and poor President Noodle Spine is waiting for verification it’s ISIS or someone.

      I have a bad feeling that it’s going to be the “alt-right” somehow – rogue soldiers from the Gulf out to destroy the country. So I’m out.

      • ISpeakJive says:

        My sister and I were talking about this at lunch today. We bet it would be Nazis from Idaho.

        • Octopus says:

          I had guessed some form of “white supremacists,” too. Gee, we can’t all be getting the wrong idea, can we? 😆

          When I saw the Dearborn police targeting Muslims for beatdowns, I saw where this shitshow was headed. Good grief.

          I started watching the new Exorcist show. Surprisingly good, after only two episodes. This thing has creepy potential.

          Also recorded Westworld, but haven’t watched yet. Good early reviews, and it’s supposed to be a high quality production, but then, it’s HBO. The politics might be lurking nearby, ready to rattle their chains.

          What else? Well, South Park is having another great season. 🙂

  24. Be a dick for Jeezuz says:

    More proof the FBI were co-conspirators and not investigating Shrilly.

    http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-10-03/fbi-allowed-2-hillary-aides-destroy-their-laptops-newly-exposed-side-agreements

    This in addition to giving ALL of the key witnesses and participants in the crimes immunity.

    • Be a dick for Jeezuz says:

      Here’s how the line of questioning went:

      FBI: If I give you immunity will you tell the truth about the illegal server?
      Server conspirators: No
      FBI: OK you have immunity.
      Server conspirators: Big whoop
      FBI: Well it’s clear there was no intention to commit a crime.
      Server conspirators: Get fucked copper. We all know who the boss is of all of us including you and it ain’t you.
      FBI: Thank you for your cooperation!

    • rightymouse says:

      The whole thing stinks to high heaven. 😦

  25. Be a dick for Jeezuz says:

    The Willie Horton attack ad used to be considered an ugly example of GOP racism. Now they’re boasting about it.… twitter.com/i/web/status/7…
    27 minutes ago
    Sick: Official GOP Twitter Account Boasts About “Willie Horton-Style Attack” on Tim Kaine, Then Deletes Tweet… twitter.com/i/web/status/7…
    36 minutes ago

    LOL. Stupid liberals try and turn it into a crime to question why their candidates are so soft on crime and violence.

    You invite a muslim murderer’s father to the Demoncrap convention and put him in camera site by your candidate. And you applaud every BLM riot, attack on whites and police and their wanton lootings. And your candidate is welcoming people to come into the country illegally. Additionally Demoncraps are for allowing felons to vote. For them presumably.

    So why are Tim Kaine and Shrillary so enamored of violent criminals and want the cops to lay off the drug gangsters and repeat offenders in crime and violence ridden neighborhoods? Yet strangely want to disarm people who’ve done nothing wrong.

    • Arachne says:

      Willie Horton was not a GOP attack ad. It came from Al Gore attacking Michael Dukakis in the primaries. Again. FATSO gets his facts wrong.

  26. Be a dick for Jeezuz says:

    Stompy Chubbyfoots and the hysterical bi-polar Glenn Beck unsurprisingly both accuse Trump supporters of being in the Nazi party. They both need their meds adjusted.

    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2016/10/ugh-glenn-beck-continues-compare-trump-supporters-nazis-video/

    It also shows how desparate the MSM are that UpChuck Todd would have the completely irrelevant and unhinged Beck on a Sunday “news” show in hopes of swaying away from Trump some conservative who just awoke from a coma or arrived back on Earth after a lengthy space journey.

  27. Arachne says:

    Glenn Beck is effing deranged. Sirius/XM needs to pull him off the Patriot Channel,

    • rightymouse says:

      I worry about him. His behavior has been off-the-wall this election.

    • gizbot7 says:

      Agreed – he’s completely lost it. I used to be happy to be late for work once in a while so I could listen on the drive in. Now when I’m running late, it’s Breitbart on Patriot and then at 9am EST promptly change the station to our local guy, Chris Plante. Plante’s ratings in our area have to be up ’cause it ain’t just me that knows Beck has gone off his rocker.

  28. kbdabear says:

    Just curious as to why Toot is being quiet about the LAPD shooting of Carnell Snell. After all, Toot is one with all black people and they’re protesting in South LA.

    BLM seems to be kind of low key on this too, most likely because CA is safe for Hillary and they don’t want to hurt her fundraising events in Beverly Hills with riots.

    Maybe Toot doesn’t want riots in his own back yard, or he’s busy talking about his meme generator tool.

  29. Be a dick for Jeezuz says:

    @farhip … There are many more factors than just the typeface that prove the documents were impossible to create on any 1960s typewriter.
    11 minutes ago
    @farhip From a strict forensic standpoint, that conclusion couldn’t be made because they didn’t have the originals. HOWEVER…
    12 minutes ago
    @greg_hahn @farhip @washingtonpost I absolutely do not agree with that claim. There’s no doubt whatsoever the Rathergate docs were frauds.
    38 minutes ago

    LOL! One of the very few things where Stompy was actually the good guy (except for dishonestly taking credit for the pulsating memo gif itself) and it’s making him the bad guy with his libturd pals who are still ignorant of the indisputable facts of Rathergate. Sucks to be you Fatso. You can’t just nibble on the shit sandwich. You have to eat the whole thing.

  30. Be a dick for Jeezuz says:

    More leftist violence. http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2016/10/thugs-attack-alabama-teen-posting-blue-lives-matter-skull-cracked/

    But somehow the left continue to say Trump supporters are violent because they don’t like being attacked trying to attend his rallies.

  31. Be a dick for Jeezuz says:

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3817829/Another-Bush-Hillary-Barbara-Bush-spends-Saturday-night-Paris-partying-Huma-Abedin-Clinton-fundraiser.html

    And how many times have these people thrown her father under the bus saying he lied us into war? Really unbelievable.

    • Be a dick for Jeezuz says:

      It sounded like it started on Facebook. This will be one that’s a slam dunk for the cops because the pinheads who did it will be bragging on FB about it and posting pictures of their attempted murder.

  32. gizbot7 says:

    Oooh… El Presidente once again schools us poor, uneducated patriots again with – wait… who it is that again? The dumbass elitist actor who bangs unknown women who clearly have no self worth (IMHO stupid hoe cakes who just want to brag about being screwed by a celebrity. Yeah I said it – but I’m a chick so that’s allowed according to the SJW’s ) on his yacht and then flies around in his own private jet to attend climate change conferences? Are we supposed to swoon or something? I mean it’s Leo! (insert fake fainting spell here)

    http://twitchy.com/brettt-3136/2016/10/03/president-calls-out-congress-for-wearing-their-flag-pins-but-failing-to-address-climate-change/

    • Octopus says:

      Giant windmills that will never recoup their construction costs in energy production before breaking down, massive subsidies to sparky-car hucksters like Musk who aren’t even proposing a “green alternative,” constant harangues about “extreme weather” that are made up of complete fictional nonsense, and a multi-trillion dollar international boondoggle that will go down as the greatest scam of all time — this is how Obama is “addressing climate change.” It would be the funniest joke of all time, too, except it’s bankrupting economies near and far.

      • ISpeakJive says:

        We’re already at 1990 levels of CO2 output, because of fracking. And nobody had to freeze to death in the dark, like Chunky wants everyone else to do.

        Sandia labs just invented a liquid membrane, a bubble if you will, that absorbs CO2. You can foam it at the vent stacks of a coal fired plant and remove all the CO2. Then the US would be down to 1920’s level of emittance, and BOOM! We’re done, we can stop talking about it and they can let us live our lives at the standard of living we see fit.

        Progressives are ALWAYS underestimating how dynamic the world is. Their fix is starvation and decline and panic. Don’t consume! Put a sweater on! Sell your car and ride a bike in the rain to work! Save the planet! Be miserable to atone for having a good life!

        Our fix is faith in the power of human ingenuity, and market-driven solutions. Every freaking time.

        • Octopus says:

          Those are all very interesting and useful things, but the thing about AGW that blows up da owl is the fact that CO2 levels seem unconnected to warming at all, historically or currently. The models that predicted warming with higher levels turned out to be wrongo. There are other factors that are far more likely to be involved in warming and cooling cycles, such as that great big ball of nuclear fission and fusion in the sky. The one the alarmists used to claim was being eaten by space wolves, during eclipses. 🙂

          • ISpeakJive says:

            I’m aware.
            However, the hysterical screechiing isn’t going to stop anytime soon, because we say so.
            There’s too much money to be made trying to revolutionaize everyone’s lives.
            Power plants are already, by law, having to put on expensive scrubber equipment, or switch to natural gas or shutdown altogether, etc.

        • Be a dick for Jeezuz says:

          Progressives don’t care about technological solutions to their Chicken Little issues. Because those don’t lead to top-down control of everything by them.

  33. Be a dick for Jeezuz says:

    Gus’s Twitterwarrior Theatre
    I’m so mad! Americans.
    19 minutes ago
    American food is garbage.
    19 minutes ago
    Chicken fried steak tastes like shit.
    20 minutes ago
    Whatever.
    21 minutes ago
    Meet the stupid people. They’re running Saint Louis.
    21 minutes ago
    It’s cool. I accept the fact that Missouri is run by dumb people,
    22 minutes ago
    Trivia is garbage.
    23 minutes ago
    Some stupid trivia show.
    24 minutes ago
    Pretty lame.
    25 minutes ago
    Masturbate like a good @GOP.
    25 minutes ago

    Uuuuhhhm kay. 🙄

  34. Octopus says:

    I saw the original Terminator again the other day, and I was struck by how much I liked Linda Hamilton’s look in that movie. So 80’s, but in a good way. Her hair was thick, feathered, layered and framed her face in a very attractive way. So, there’s that.

    • rightymouse says:

      She was fabulous in the Terminator series.

      • Octopus says:

        Yes, she was. In T2 she was in great fighting shape. Sarah Conner kicked some ass. Nothing like being chased by killer robots to inspire a fitness routine. 🙂

  35. Octopus says:

    Gus was on one, tonight. It’s so daft, when he goes all hate-y on America. 😆

    Oh well. I suppose I must kill myself. Ciao.
    20 minutes ago
    Conservative men are queer.
    24 minutes ago
    Conservative men are gay.
    24 minutes ago
    Stay mad Republicans.
    26 minutes ago
    I AM SO MAD!
    26 minutes ago
    Adjust your chair.
    27 minutes ago
    I’m so mad! Americans.
    29 minutes ago
    American food is garbage.
    30 minutes ago
    Chicken fried steak tastes like shit.
    30 minutes ago
    Whatever.
    31 minutes ago

  36. Be a dick for Jeezuz says:

    More black mob violence and lack of human decency. This is way more prevelant than anything the cops do.

    http://www.foxnews.com/us/2016/10/03/when-youre-hungry-youre-hungry-suspects-accused-robbing-pizza-delivery-driver-with-taser.html

  37. Bunk X says:

    Personal to Calo. Do it.

  38. Bunk X says:

    • Octopus says:

      My first car cost me $1000, too. Drove that Maverick GT into the ground, in three years. Best value I ever got on a car. Could lay rubber halfway down the street, too. Too bad the floor rusted out, and you could see pavement going by underneath by the end… 😆

      • OLT's Knows Who Did It says:

        My ’73 Maverick was a chocolate brown 4-door with DUAL white pinstripes.

        • Octopus says:

          Mine was the same year, dark green model, with the same pinstripes. My neighbor had installed a fuel injection system, to make it even more sporty. Looked like this one, only the wheels weren’t nearly as nice.

      • Pakimon says:

        Heh.

        Bought my first car for around $1000 as well.

        A 1974 Chevy Camaro. That was one sweet ride. It was my escape vehicle to go to Florida and leave behind the snowy winter climate of Philadelphia forever.

        I still remember rolling down south on I-95 with visions of palm trees, beaches, bikinis and beer dancing in my head. 😀

        • Octopus says:

          Pretty sweet for a first car. 🙂

          Way to maximize its potential, too.

          I finally scratched my sports car itch when I was 27 and picked out a nice Pontiac Firebird with t-tops, a spoiler and the hottest wheels and tires I could afford. I loved that car! Had the same engine as the Trans Am, but wasn’t surcharged the same on insurance for some reason. It was basically identical to this:

          Then we had kids. Things changed a lot. Most for the better, but not necessarily in the automobile department.

          • Octopus says:

            I hope these chick-magnets don’t offend anyone. I know we are trying to be moar sirius.

            Who are we trying to impress, again?

          • rightymouse says:

            My first car when I came to the States in 1974 was a ’67 Camaro. Paid $500.

  39. Pakimon says:

    Maybe it’s because that chicken you fished out of the neighbor’s trash can was “breaded” with used kitty litter.

    Another hint… those weren’t Tootsie Rolls that you found scattered around the chicken and ate for dessert. 😆

  40. Pakimon says:

    Food IS garbage when fished out of dumpsters and trash cans.

    Maybe a dose of gainful employment would help with Gus’ culinary woes. 😆

  41. OLT's Knows Who Did It says:

    Butthurt is literally all these people do:

  42. Be a dick for Jeezuz says:

    Britain has banned Michael Savage and Pam Geller. But are inviting this guy in to do a lecture series.

    http://www.breitbart.com/london/2016/10/04/behead-burn-and-crush-gays-islamic-preacher-to-deliver-10-days-of-lectures-in-london/

    • Octopus says:

      …and that pretty much says it all about Western Europe. “Our allies” in the War On Terror.

  43. gizbot7 says:

    Slightly creepy (although they do block weird sites sometimes) as I am blocked from http://clintonkaine.com/ on my gov’t work computer. What the frak?

    http://www.breitbart.com/tech/2016/10/03/donald-trump-buys-clintonkaine-com-turns-it-into-anti-hillary-news-portal/

    • Octopus says:

      “Clintonkaine” must be too close to a word deemed undesirable by the webmaster. Close enough for government work, anyway.

      • gizbot7 says:

        Possibly. They also block Twitchy if I try to go straight to the site. So I have to google it and then click on the link from there to get to it. That did not work with clintonkaine – I was blockety blocked either way. I will check it out from home computer shortly. BTW, I only go to personal sites from gov computer when working “additional hours” like tonight and need to know what’s goin’ on in the world and do not clock the time. Just honest like that. 🙂

  44. Octopus says:

    This is in poor taste. I’m sorry.

  45. rightymouse says:

    VP debate – Kaine ‘ s on the defense.

  46. rightymouse says:

    The moderator has eyelashes that are going to piss off Megyn Kelly.

    • gizbot7 says:

      Kaine is acting like a poop and looks like a nasty ghoul. Between her voice and his little rodent teeth – nightmares are a coming tonight.

      • rightymouse says:

        Kaine is not doing well. Now he’s dragging the debate into the mud. Pence isn’t biting.

  47. rightymouse says:

    Kaine keeps interrupting – very annoying.

  48. Octopus says:

    I read a story about Duffy recently that talked about how she hated being famous, during her brief run of musical popularity after her first album took over the world in 2008. Some people just can’t stand the constant scrutiny and grabby, demanding fans, no matter how much they appreciate the praise and financial windfall. She was a little Welsh girl who liked to sing, and the whole fame-trip was not compatible with her quiet personality, causing her to drink way too much to try and ride out the storm. She ended up retreating after that first big world tour, had to be coaxed into doing her follow-up album a few years later, and when it tanked, she was relieved.

    Still, if you like 60’s soul music, and liked the late great Amy Winehouse, you’d probably love Duffy’s first album, “Rockferry.” There were the two monster hits, “Stepping Stone” and “Mercy,” but there are several other standouts just as good in different moods. I like the title track, myself.

    • Octopus says:

      No, that was Al Gore, aka “Manbearpig.” Your Warmening Hero!

  49. ISpeakJive says:

    Tim Kaine is an evil clown.

  50. rightymouse says:

    This moderator is horrible.

  51. rightymouse says:

    Am so glad I’ve got plenty of Jack Daniels because Kaine ‘ s constant interruption is harshing my mellow.

  52. gizbot7 says:

    Jealous Righty! All I have is one Corona which I am nursing in order not to punch the computer before sleepy sleep. Can’t blame the laptop for the fact that Kaine is an annoying ass and makes me think he wants to eat my cat.

  53. rightymouse says:

    Pence has been terrific!

  54. JimboXL says:

    Kaine outright looked and acted like an awkward creepy lunatic while Pence looked like a composed man IMO. My first thought after seeing Kaine was of the weird Gary Johnson tv interview. Hillary, inhuman and unlikeable, Kaine creepy and unlikeable. Losing combo.

  55. B a dick 4 jeezus says:

    Looks like Pence won and Klain was an ass

  56. B a dick 4 jeezus says:

    Kaine, that is. Anyway an ass

  57. Octopus says:

    http://www.nationalreview.com/article/440697/hillary-clinton-email-scandal-side-deals-fbi-department-justice-politicized

    The lies and corruption of the Justice Department and FBI are almost too much to be believed. There is no check on the criminal behavior of the Dhimmicrat Party at this point in history. One more reason to vote for the opposition candidate even if you have deep reservations about that person, as many Republicans do.

  58. JimboXL says:

    Kaine wasn’t able.

  59. Octopus says:

    Chunky chooses to believe unnamed “advisor” with the inside scoop on Trump’s reaction to debate. Gets pissy when lefty Harwood’s integrity is questioned. 😆

    SSDD

  60. Octopus says:

    Even the Left’s own house-organ news outlets agree the moderator was strongly biased, and yet most concede the debate went to Pence. Not a bad night, all in all. Not that I watched it live — I just couldn’t force myself.
    —————————————
    Another debate, another biased moderator: Quijano dumps on Trump, Pence
    Dan Gainor
    By Dan Gainor Published October 05, 2016 FoxNews.com

    We’ve been here before. The alarm clock sounds and it’s another biased debate presided over by the supposed “neutral” media. Yes, it was a “Groundhog Day” debate Tuesday night at Longwood University. That’s where CBS anchor and debate moderator Elaine Quijano did her best Lester Holt impersonation (or was it Candy Crowley or maybe CNBC) – throwing hard questions mostly at Republican Gov. Mike Pence and allowing Sen. Tim Kaine to interrupt at will.

    Quijano turned left from the very first question – citing 1988 liberal, Democratic vice presidential candidate Lloyd Bentsen’s comment about the responsibility of being vice president. She recalled that he said, “if tragedy should occur, the vice president has to step in without any margin for error.” That set the stage perfectly and signaled viewers that the debate was to be seen consistently from the left. And Quijano didn’t disappoint.

    By a factor of 8-to-1, Quijano peppered Pence with tough question after tough question. She reserved just one for Kaine.

    For conservatives, it was like Groundhog Day. If viewers saw their shadow, that will mean slightly more than one month more of the most-biased media election in human history.

    By a factor of 8-to-1, Quijano peppered Pence with tough question after tough question. She reserved just one for Kaine.

    Quijano started out fine, asking Kaine how he, “praised Secretary Clinton’s character, including her commitment to public service, yet 60 percent of voters don’t think she’s trustworthy. Why do so many people distrust her? Is it because they have questions about her emails and the Clinton Foundation?”

    But that was it. Conservatives got their moment and the rest of the debate was either Kaine or Quijano taking turns trying to interrupt Pence.

    Even The New York Times admitted she took sides: “Elaine Quijano, the moderator, helped Mr. Kaine along, opening one question with a recitation of Mr. Trump’s statements.”

    Of course, the Times also deleted that quote later in the evening and eliminated any reference to the moderator in the story.

    Thanks to the helpful site NewsDiffs, it’s clear how Times editors whitewashed their own reporting. The story sits ironically under the headline: “Vice-Presidential Debate: What You Missed.”

    It didn’t matter. Nothing Quijano did broke Pence’s rhythm. The result? Many in the media are admitting Pence won. For now.

    It was so obvious, that Team Trump posted the comments with links back to the originals. They included fun tidbits such as Times campaign reporter Michael Barbaro: “9:18 and Pence is dominating this debate.”

    Or The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza: “Mike Pence direct to camera and conversational = winnng [sic, but, hey, it’s Twitter].” He also listed Pence among the debate’s “winners.”

    Even MSNBC’s thrill-up-my-leg guy, Chris Matthews, said Pence was “eloquent,” “excellent” and “looked like a grown-up.”

    Not that it will matter either. CNN’s Jake Tapper already showed where the media would go post-debate, keying in on Kaine’s allegation that Pence couldn’t defend his “running mate’s position.” “I wonder what the media coverage is going to be like over the next day or two. …The night goes to Pence, but I don’t know about the week,” said Tapper, alluding to the media that will follow.

    Tapper understated the case. We all know what the mainstream media will do. At least he admitted it.

    Not every media outlet gave the night to Pence. Left-wing Fusion’s Twitter feed was hilariously biased. Univision owns Fusion and it’s the same network that brings Hispanics a one-sided view of almost everything via anchor Jorge Ramos. Ramos is too adult to be the one handling Fusion’s juvenile Twitter account, but it was just as biased – more than 30 tweets pushing Kaine or attacking Trump/Pence. Just 10 gave Pence’s message.

    The running comments during the debate were almost laughably childish. When Kaine talked about protecting Social Security, Fusion ran a gif (a couple-second video) showing the “Golden Girls” celebrating. When he accused Trump of loving dictators, Fusion posted another gif with the line “OOOOOH…BURN!” Pence was accused of “Subtle sexism” for referring to “broad-shouldered leadership” and we learned “Tim Kaine schools Mike Pence on Trump’s Putin ties.”

    Four-year-olds tweet with more depth.

    While Quijano allowed Kaine to make Pence look calm and quiet, she also had the occasional good line. “The people at home cannot understand either one of you when you speak over each other I would please ask you to wait until it is the other is finished,” she chided. Of course, she then allowed Kaine to interrupt Pence another billion or so times. (The actual tally of debate interruptions promises to be entertaining and slightly less than a billion or so.)

    Last debate, Holt gained mainstream media plaudits for his anti-Trump strategy – pushing the birther issue, harassing Trump about his taxes and pushing Trump about not having “the look” to be president. He avoided being Lauered and now so did Quijano.

    The third debate on October 9 includes CNN lefty Anderson Cooper as one of the two moderators. Expect to hear “I Got You Babe” coming from your clock radio.

    Dan Gainor is the Media Research Center’s Vice President for Business and Culture. He writes frequently about media for Fox News Opinion. He can also be contacted on Facebook and Twitter as dangainor.

  61. Be a dick for Jeezuz says:

    LOL! Crooked Lynch thought she could stay above but got Clinton bed bugs like everyone else who gets in bed with them. You don’t get rid of them until it’s time for your dirt nap.

    Revealed: How Bill Clinton plotted to ‘bushwhack’ attorney general on airport tarmac and got a promise that Hillary wouldn’t be prosecuted over classified emails

    One of Clinton’s most trusted legal advisers told Klein that he took a call from the former president. The New York Post published a book excerpt spelling out what happened.
    ‘Bill said, “I want to bushwhack Loretta”,’ the adviser told him. ‘”I’m going to board her plane. What do you think?”
    ‘And I said, “There’s no downside for you, but she’s going to take a pounding if she’s crazy enough to let you on her plane”.’
    ‘He knew it would be a huge embarrassment to Loretta when people found out that she had talked to the husband of a woman – the presumptive nominee of the Democratic Party – who was under criminal investigation by the FBI,’ the adviser explained to Klein.

    ‘But he didn’t give a damn. He wanted to intimidate Loretta and discredit Comey’s investigation of Hillary’s emails, which was giving Hillary’s campaign agita.’
    Bill Clinton ended up telling his Secret Service agent to call Lynch and set up a meeting on the tarmac.
    The adviser, who was not on the plane, said Clinton told him later that he noticed ‘beads of sweat’ on Lynch’s upper lip as she and her husband listened to the former president talk – sending a message that Hillary had a power base that included ‘the full weight of the Clinton machine, the Democratic Party, and the White House.’
    ‘Bill said he could tell that Loretta knew from the get-go that she’d made a huge mistake,’ the adviser said.
    ‘She was literally trembling, shaking with nervousness. Her husband tried to comfort her; he kept patting her hand and rubbing her back.’

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3822307/How-Bill-Clinton-plotted-bushwhack-attorney-general-airport-tarmac-got-promise-Hillary-wouldn-t-prosecuted-classified-emails.html#comments

    • Be a dick for Jeezuz says:

      What’s funny about this too is some of the pro-Shrillery commenters are poo-pooing it as a lie. Yet the basic facts are not in dispute. Clinton really boarded that plane right before his wife’s FBI investigation was about to be determined. If they’re saying Lynch wasn’t even nervous about how that look then they must prefer that she’s a stupid and reckless idiot who as the top law official, doesn’t mind being cornered and intimidated and completely undermined.

  62. Be a dick for Jeezuz says:

    Eric Trump trounces the Clinton News Network bought monkeys. The broad ONLY wants to ask him over and over and over if Trump paid taxes. And continues after he says yes like 10 times to her. Unbelievable audacious bias from crooked fake journalists shilling for one crooked candidate.

  63. Be a dick for Jeezuz says:

    I’m almost tempted to start hyping the idea that Pence did WAY better than Trump because I know it would really get under Trump’s thin skin.
    11 hours ago

    Wow. Deluded Stompy Chunkyfeetz thinks DJT notices his impotent Tweets.

  64. Be a dick for Jeezuz says:

    There it is. It wasn’t lost on Trump that Pence threw him under the bus tonight. @JohnJHarwood twitter.com/JohnJHarwood/s…
    11 hours ago

    Right. Nothing like being fat, stupid, irrelevant and COMPLETELY WRONG. He clearly LOVED Pence’s performance and answers as he live Tweeted throughout the debate. Keep stomping those chubby little feetz Stompy. Maybe somebody will notice you and give you a hug.

    Trump announced his intentions to “watch the great Governor @Mike_Pence” and live-tweet the event Tuesday afternoon in a tweet (of course).

    I will be watching the great Governor @Mike_Pence and live tweeting the VP debate tonight starting at 8:30pm est! Enjoy!

    — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 4, 2016
    If you were curious what to expect from the Trump tweet storm, there is precedent: he live-tweeted a Democratic debate from last October, despite expecting it “to be a very boring two hours.”

    Trump said he would kick off the live tweets at 8:30 ET, but he decided to get the ball rolling a little early:

    Wow, @CNN is so negative. Their panel is a joke, biased and very dumb. I’m turning to @FoxNews where we get a fair shake! Mike will do great

    — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 5, 2016
    He followed with another announcement of the live-tweets to come. Very exciting!

    I will be live-tweeting the V.P. Debate. Very exciting! MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!

    — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 5, 2016
    Buckle up:

    Here we go – Enjoy!

    — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 5, 2016
    Trump likes what he sees:

    Both are looking good! Now we begin!

    — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 5, 2016
    Condolences to Megyn Kelly:

    .@megynkelly- I am in Nevada. Sorry to inform you Kellyanne is in the audience. Better luck next time.

    — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 5, 2016
    “@bigdog_joey: @realDonaldTrump@timkaine is so angry. Our @mike_pence looks great. kaine can’t defend all those lies #makeamericagreatagain

    — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 5, 2016
    Trump analysis: Pence is winning:

    .@mike_pence is doing a great job – so far, no contest!

    — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 5, 2016
    #BigLeagueTruth:

    .@timkaine oversaw unemployment INCREASE by 179,249 while @mike_pence DECREASED unemployment in Indiana by 113,826. #BigLeagueTruthpic.twitter.com/ksg9MQjA6R

    — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 5, 2016
    .@HillaryClinton Sneers At Millions Of Average Americans.https://t.co/gEfURjRCfu#VPDebate#BigLeagueTruth

    — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 5, 2016
    I agree Mike – thank you to all of our law enforcement officers! #VPDebate

    “Police officers are the best of us…”@Mike_Pence

    — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 5, 2016
    Sanctions Relief From Clinton-Obama Iran Nuclear Deal Likely Go to Terrorists:https://t.co/lM80JriF9k#BigLeagueTruth#VPDebate

    — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 5, 2016
    “They” are talking:

    WHAT THEY ARE SAYING ABOUT MIKE PENCE “DOMINATING” THE DEBATE:https://t.co/mUw9S5GgNM#VPDebate

    — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 5, 2016
    On Islamic State:

    .@mike_pence and I will defeat #ISIS.https://t.co/oCIIDwtptV#VPDebate

    — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 5, 2016
    In @timkaine’s own words ⬇️ #Debates2016pic.twitter.com/PMngoKHUjA

    — GOP (@GOP) October 5, 2016
    Clinton’s Syria policy was “judged a failure” (links to his campaign for proof):

    CLINTON’S FLAILING SYRIA POLICY WAS JUDGED A FAILURE:https://t.co/ICZxn7Q3vZ#VPDebate

    — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 5, 2016
    Trump wants “broad-shouldered leadership”:

    We need STRONG, BROAD-SHOULDERED leadership like @mike_pence & @realDonaldTrump in the White House! #VPDebate#BigLeagueTruthpic.twitter.com/IXXxZZYhy9

    — Official Team Trump (@TeamTrump) October 5, 2016
    ICYMI:

    ICYMI: PENCE: I RAN A STATE THAT WORKED; KAINE RAN A STATE THAT FAILED. https://t.co/XuWaueNkH0

    — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 5, 2016
    Trump says Clinton has ties to Putin:

    CLINTON’S CLOSE TIES TO PUTIN DESERVE SCRUTINY:https://t.co/wPYm5vQoyt#VPDebate

    — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 5, 2016
    And she is soft on North Korea:

    CLINTON IS WEAK ON NORTH KOREA:https://t.co/8pRednmnFX#VPDebate

    — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 5, 2016
    And she put national security at risk:

    .@HillaryClinton’s Careless Use Of A Secret Server Put National Security At Risk: https://t.co/OiAEMnrGcy#VPDebate#BigLeagueTruth

    — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 5, 2016
    Agrees the moderator Elaine Quijano was interrupting Pence more often than Kaine:

    “@AnyoneTennis: @timkaine Cannot believe how often the moderator interrupts #Pence vs the other guy…so obvious @FoxNews” So true!

    — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 5, 2016
    And Trump declares Pence the winner:

    Mike Pence won big. We should all be proud of Mike!

    — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 5, 2016

  65. Be a dick for Jeezuz says:

    here it is. It wasn’t lost on Trump that Pence threw him under the bus tonight. @JohnJHarwood twitter.com/JohnJHarwood/s…
    11 hours ago

    I’m sure John Harwood answered back. NOT. And nothing like being COMPLETELY WRONG while being ignored. Here’s Trump live Tweeting throughout the debate, cheering Mike P. on enthusiastically throughout as documented by USA Today.

    http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/onpolitics/2016/10/04/trumps-tweets-vice-presidential-debate/91576364/

  66. Be a dick for Jeezuz says:

    It’s pretty much official. Shrillary’s running mate’s a total schmuck. And he didn’t really need to be since he had the moderater, a Shrilldabeast voter trying to help him.

    ‘HE INTERRUPTED 72 TIMES’
    Trump campaign hits Kaine for
    debate disruptions, attacks
    FIERY WORDS DRIVE VP DEBATE: Kaine, Pence trade blows over ‘insult-driven campaigns’ at lone match
    CAMPAIGN 2016 LIVE BLOG: RNC releases video of Tim Kaine’s interruptions
    ‘THANK YOU TO NORWOOD’: Mike Pence thanks wrong university for hosting debate
    REELING OFF NAMES: Kaine says Trump ‘loves dictators’ at vice presidential debate
    VIDEOS: How did candidates tackle military questions? | Kaine is fitting running mate for Clinton, Pence says
    VIDEOS: Kaine: How can Pence defend Trump’s insult-driven campaign? | Who won? Surrogates spin debate
    OPINION: How Pence won | THE KELLY FILE: Clinton camp pressed on Kaine’s Iran claim
    THE KELLY FILE: Krauthammer — Kaine set ‘little conventional explosives’ for Pence
    WILLIAM WHALEN: Pence triumphs in VP debate. And then there was the night’s biggest loser…
    JESSICA TARLOV: A Clinton-Kaine fan’s confession about Pence and the VP debate | WATCH FULL DEBATE
    COMPLETE CAMPAIGN 2016 COVERAGE | CLICK HERE FOR FOXNEWS.COM’S ELECTION PREDICTION MAP

    BIAS ALERT
    Elaine Quijano dumps on Trump, Pence in VP debate
    VIDEO: Did Quijano lose control of vice presidential debate? AP FACT CHECK: Claims in the VP debate TARGETED BY TROLLS? ‘Dilbert’ creator Scott Adams says he was hit by Clinton supporters for Trump endorsement CNN SLAMMED: Howard Stern says he never ‘confirmed’ Trump backed Iraq War

    http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/10/05/kaine-interrupter-hit-for-debate-demeanor.html

  67. Be a dick for Jeezuz says:

    Florida Governor: Prepare for Direct Hit From Hurricane Matthew lgf.bz/2dsRI13 https://t.co/lz034C281l
    10 minutes ago

    Chunk’s Tweeting weather reports now. Hey Stomps, Matt Drudge you ain’t.

  68. Be a dick for Jeezuz says:

    Of course the Kardashian thing is a hoax. Even if there was no security footage at the most exclusive residence in all of Paris surely five guys on bikes would have been caught approaching and fleeing on other security cameras around the area. And what happened to the concierge who was also held at gunpoint? Many are saying she did it for TV ratings on her brain dead reality show. I also wonder if the plan was to get the insured value out of the jewelry. Because it’s becoming well known that West’s idiotic foray into fashion has gotten the two boneheads $50 mil in debt. To the extent he was publicly pleading with Mark Zuckerberg to “gimme some moe-ney Jew boy!” And reselling that jewelry probably wouldn’t come close to what it’s insured for. From what I’ve seen of her and Con Yee they’re just about dumb enough to try it.

    http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/kim-kardashian-paris-robbery-good-true-article-1.2815747