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    04/24/2018 1:21:07 PM PDT · 25 of 33
    Fishtalk to treetopsandroofs

    And the reader is supposed to know this?

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 22 April 2018

    04/22/2018 1:31:20 PM PDT · 192 of 242
    Fishtalk to altura

    You live in Hawaii now?

    Welcome back.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 22 April 2018

    04/22/2018 12:29:46 PM PDT · 178 of 242
    Fishtalk to DanZ


    Ah, I remember it well.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 22 April 2018

    04/22/2018 12:05:57 PM PDT · 177 of 242
    Fishtalk to Alas Babylon!

    Heh. It did kind of look like he was asserting he grew his chickens from seed, then let them sprout, then harvested.

    Made me smile but I didn’t want to say anyting.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 22 April 2018

    04/22/2018 12:03:13 PM PDT · 176 of 242
    Fishtalk to Alas Babylon!

    The Sunday political talk shows 4/22/18

    Below the FreeRepublic Sunday talk show thread link.

    The major talking points of the day

    The DNC’s decision to sue Russia and anyone who ever shook hands with Donald Trump rose to the top of the subjects on the Sunday political talk shows of the day.

    DNC Chair Perez was a guest on two shows.

    Also, Barbara Bush’s life and funeral and one amazing spat between guest and host.

    FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): French President Emmanuel Macron.

    Highlight of Fox News Sunday:

    I quite enjoyed Emmanuel Macron, President of France. Sure he looks like he’s 12 years old, but he speaks amazingly good English. Chris Wallace grilled him good.

    Link to Fox News Sunday Below:

    MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez; Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine; White House legislative affairs director Marc Short.

    Highlight of Meet the Press:

    Here we have DNC Chair Tom Perez telling us why the DNC lawsuit will bring Russia to its knees and anybody who ever knew Donald Trump shall have houses raided in mid of night and endure losing their heads.

    Link to Meet the Press show below:

    FACE THE NATION (CBS): Sens. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.; Iran’s foreign minister, Javad Zarif; former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

    Highlight of Face the Nation

    My goodness, there’s an old friend, former NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Maybe he’s planning to replace Cuomo, who is a self-declared illegal immigrant.

    Below the link to Face the Nation:

    THIS WEEK (ABC): Perez; Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn.

    Highlight of This Week with George Stephanopolous

    Oh my, Bob Corker doesn’t much like Marsha Blackburn, now running for senate in Tennessee. Corker has others he’d rather see win.

    Link to This Week below:

    STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Corker; White House counselor Kellyanne Conway.

    Highlight of State of the Union

    Kellyanne is evidently married to some bigshot lawyer who is doing some anti-administration tweeting of his own.

    When queried by host Dana Bash, Conway launches into an angry rant.

    Goodness, however, should her husband be out and tweeting anti-Trump sentiments?

    Seems pretty low class to me.

    Link to This Week below:

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 22 April 2018

    04/22/2018 8:29:14 AM PDT · 114 of 242
    Fishtalk to Proudcongal

    Got a church story to tell. There’s kind of a connection to this subject.

    My friend Diane Feinstein, not particularly political, regretted missing Barb Bush’s funeral. I mentioned that she chose her procession song, which was “Joyful, Joyful”. So we both, on the way to Saturday mass, sang the song. We are both singers, of sorts, although Diane Feinstein is an accomplished soloist, once star of musicals up in Wilmington. I can carry a tune with the help of a bucket.

    So we get to church and sit in our normal spot. There was room for one more person, so a young man comes up and indicates he would like to sit in the pew. Diane Feinstein exits the pew as I sit and he climbs over me.

    To our surprise, the opening song was “Joyful, Joyful”!!

    Another pretty song they sang yesterday, that I love, was “Jerusalem”.

    So the entrance song begins and when Diane Feinstein and I sit together the whole church hears us. She is an accomplished soprano while I, ahem, sing a great alto.

    But as the song began my knees buckled. I don’t know who this guy was next to us but he began to song and he made Robert Goulet sound out of tune.

    His voice was loud, deep.....he outsang the entire church. The smile here is that Catholics are notorious for not singing like the protestants but once that guy started singing, don’t you know me and Diane Feinstein joined right in.

    There we were, me singing alto....and I don’t sound half bad when motivated. There was friend Diane Feinstein singing louder than I ever heard and goodness, Robert Goulet to my right was inspired and he outsang the entire church.


    We did that for the entire mass. I could see people pointing to us, mostly the young man as he was kind of new. Me and Diane Feinstein already have a reputation and yes, we have people who go to great lengths to sit near us. Now, with Robert Goulet and poor me stuck in the middle of Goulet and Feinstein....we could have sang at Barbara Bush’s funeral.

    After mass, upon exit from the church’s side door, there was a man with a sign “PLEASE HELP BY GIVING US MONEY!” his sign said. He had a little boy with him who had a bag of groceries.

    There was a Knights of Columbus spaghetti dinner that night and best I can figure this guy snuck in. Nobody was giving the guy money because what a sort of shock this was.

    Weird to exit church and find some guy, who I think was fake, fake, fake, begging for money, with a child as a prop.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 22 April 2018

    04/22/2018 8:11:37 AM PDT · 99 of 242
    Fishtalk to Alas Babylon!

    Aw come on AB.

    You got to see the movie! Like I said in my review, you got to be of an age to enjoy the thing.

    And you’re right about the people of Massachusetts.

    My beloved, departed husband was from Massachusetts although originally his family was in Indiana. Husband Billy was 16 when they moved to Massachusetts, right around the time of the great Kennedy water death.

    So I’m talking to my mother-in-law the other day. She is now 89 years old. I tell her I saw Chappaquiddick and was she in Mass. at that time?

    She tells me they had just moved to Mass. Her husband, Billy’s father, was President of Baybanks in Mass. and they all had to be loyal to their new state.

    MIL tells me Billy was so unhappy that he threatened to run away back to Indiana.

    She told me that the entire state of Mass. loved Teddy Kennedy, they didn’t believe he meant any harm. She said that with her husband president of a prominent Mass. bank they all had to act reverent and respectful of Ted Kennedy, that poor family had enough trouble they were told.

    Like I said, they were from Indiana and in that state you don’t drive young women into ponds and leave them to die. But she respected her husband’s livelihood but to this day she thinks Mass. is a nutjob of a state.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 22 April 2018

    04/22/2018 7:50:55 AM PDT · 85 of 242
    Fishtalk to chiller

    This guy Perez.....he will bring down the RNC.

    I watch him smirk and assure the viewers that the DNC will gain all the Russian assets from this civil lawsuit.

    The DNC will get all of Trump’s real estate.

    Kushner and Conway will be thrown in jail. Add some John Does also in the suit.

    In due course, the DNC will save the world!!!


  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 22 April 2018

    04/22/2018 6:48:12 AM PDT · 53 of 242
    Fishtalk to All

    For reasons that I know not, I watched the entire funeral of Barbara Bush.

    First, allow me to assert that it was because nothing much was going on and I put up feet and it was on TV, so I watched.

    I have some thoughts on it if y’all will forgive me for any intrustion.

    -George HW’s socks, with a picture of a library shelf on them, was....well I guess cute but it brings to mind...

    —I know Barbara Bush was into literacy but seriously, how many people in America were, or are, unable to read? My friend, Diane Feinstein, tells me that plenty in those so-called s****le countries cannot read. I don’t recall Barbara Bush visiting Nigeria or some such. Seems to me like a good cause but with little to do to get the kudos.

    -Dubya’s twins are the least look alike twins on this planet. Jenna looks like her mother, Barb looks like Dad. They do seem like nice kids.

    -I didn’t especially like Barbara Bush mostly because she was very snarky about Sarah Palin. She was snarky about a lot of things but come on, Palin was her party’s nominee!

    -I don’t think George HW will be on this planet very long, as these things sadly, often go.

    -Jeb gave a eulogy but Dubya didn’t. I think that’s odd.

    Anyway, may Barbara have a good afterlife. She seemed to be a good person and will go to heaven.

    Just some thoughts.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 22 April 2018

    04/22/2018 6:00:50 AM PDT · 33 of 242
    Fishtalk to Alas Babylon!

    • Morning AB, All. As always, thank you AB for doing this thread so reliably and keeping the peace with gentle thread policing. Thank you Bray for weekly written wisdom, Thank all yon contributors for excellent commentary to flesh it all out.

    • Below are the words from my daily political diary. It is quite long so scroll on by if not interested. But do stay around and add your commentary and point of view to the thread.

    I remind that our own thread leader, Alas Babylon!, is a great contributor even while overseeing the thread.

    Tuesday Date-4/17/18
    In fact I did finally go see happaquiddick last week.

    The main characters included:

    Ted Kennedy-Jason Clarke
    Mary Jo Kopechne-Kate Mara
    Joseph Kennedy-Bruce Dern

    As described on IMDB:

    The scandal and mysterious events surrounding the tragic drowning of a young woman, as Ted Kennedy drove his car off the infamous bridge, are revealed in the new movie starring Jason Clarke as Ted Kennedy and Kate Mara as Mary Jo Kopechne. Not only did this event take the life of an aspiring political strategist and Kennedy insider, but it ultimately changed the course of presidential history forever. Through true accounts, documented in the inquest from the investigation in 1969, director John Curran and writers Andrew Logan and Taylor Allen, intimately expose the broad reach of political power, the influence of America’s most celebrated family; and the vulnerability of Ted Kennedy, the youngest son, in the shadow of his family legacy.

    I did quite enjoy this movie but hasten to add it’s not for everyone. First, the viewer should be around 50 years old or more. The incident occurred in 1969. I was 19 years old.

    It was also the year man walked on the moon with one small step for mankind.

    The movie showed the accident and provided to me a few things I did not know.

    First, I had no idea the water was so darn shallow! All these years I thought the water in which the car plunged was many feet deep, which is part of the reason Mary Jo Kopechne could not get out.

    The movie shows the car floating upside down and it’s right there on the surface!

    After all these years, I find Ted Kennedy even more despicable than before.

    Of course the deaths of Teddy’s three older brothers was part of the movie action. John F. Kennedy and Robert Kennedy were both killed by an assassin’s bullet, this I knew. I also knew, vaguely and somewhere in the back of my mind, that there was the eldest Kennedy son who died during World War II.

    No matter the gossip and scuttlebutt through the years, three Kennedy sons die in service of this country and deserved our admiration.

    But America got a little carried away and Ted Kennedy was nowhere near the hero his older brothers were.

    Ted Kennedy was a big zero and beyond Chappaquiddick there was the incident of the “waitress sandwich”, the out-of-control beer parties, the secret trip to Moscow to try and rid the world of Jimmy Carter,yes, from his own political party.

    The relationship between Ted and his father was portrayed, rather nastily and to my great doubt, for which there is no proof.

    Yes, Teddy’s father declared he will always be a loser, which he sort of was.

    For Ted Kennedy went on to become the so-called “Lion of the Senate”.

    He was no such thing.

    I also learned some new details about the Chappaquiddick incident. The main one is the fact that Ted Kennedy told the world, and the world believes it to this day, that he had a concussion the night of the crash, was disoriented, and because of this, he did not recover enough to report the accident until the next morning.

    It is believed, and portrayed as such in the movie, that Kopechne did not die of drowning. Instead she managed to find an air pocket and might well have lived long enough had Ted Kennedy gotten help to her.

    The tone of the movie does not make one dislike Ted Kennedy. My dislike of the man comes from how I’ve known him through the years. I did, however, like many Americans, adore JFK and his brother Robert Kennedy.

    It was Ted Kennedy’s three older brothers, all perceived as being heroes of the country (rumors about JFK swirled after his death. Seems he had quite an eye for the ladies) who might have caused his weakness and belief that as a vaunted Kennedy it is okay to leave a vibrant young woman to die all alone in his car.

    I enjoyed the movie, would recommend anyone with an interest in the subject matter, go to see it.

    It is a great movie for old political junkees like myself.


    Wednesday Date-4/17/18

    Honest and lovable James Comey

    Folks, after two days of hearing James Comey’s pathetic and childish rantings, I’ve lost all respect for the FBI.

    Not that this is anything new but this man is sad, really sad. I am going to pray for him.

    Next week Comey will be forgotten.

    It was announced that North and South Korea are going to announce an end to the Korean was.

    It’s about time.

    The world has tolerated that nutjob Kim-Jong-Un quite long enough. The people of North Korea are eating leaves and trash. That guy, with the worst haircut on the planet, has not one ounce of leadership or goodness in him.

    It is to be cautioned that announcing a treaty doesn’t mean there still won’t be skirmishes between the two halves of Koreas.

    We shall see.

    At noon yesterday, a Southwest airlines blew an engine, causing parts to go flying about,killing one and injuring seven others.

    This is the first airplane mishap since 2009. Most recently, airlines have more problems wlth passengers seated in wrong place and pets onboard.


    Thursday Date-4/19/18

    I chanced to watch Alan Dershowitz on the Sean Hannity show recently. Dershowitz gave Hannity hell because he didn’t mention a short conversation he had with Trump private attorney, Cohen.

    Dershowitz was really a jerk about it.

    Yeah, for a while I was kind of liking Dershowitz but when push comes to shove, he’s got a book out now so he goes on Fox and pretends he’s now on the side of Conservatives.

    Dershowitz should have kept his mouth shut but instead he acted like a jerk.

    He’s no longer on my list. Click goes TV when he comes on.

    Hannity had a one paragraph conversation with Cohen and Dershowitz says Hannity should “reveal” it?

    Let’s start with George Steponallofus, who NEVER reveals his $75K he contributed to the Clinton foundation and then work our way through the mob of them.

    Criminal Referral for a whole bunch of former Obama officials requested by Ron DeSantis.

    “Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) today sent a letter, along with several colleagues, to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, FBI Director Christopher Wray, and US Attorney John Huber, asking them to investigate several Obama-era officials for potential violation(s) of federal statutes. These officials include former FBI Director James Comey, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former Attorney General Loretta Lynch, former Acting Director of the FBI Andrew McCabe, FBI Agent Peter Strzok and FBI Counsel Lisa Page, among others. “

    Man, it’s about time. These people have broken every law and folks, Jeff Sessions is letting them get away with it.

    We will see where this goes.

    PDF of criminal referral document below


    Friday Date-4/20/18

    There is no need for Rand Paul to vote AGAINST Pompeo for Secretary of State. After all, he voted FOR Pompeo for CIA Director.

    All of a sudden garbly mouthed Paul gets on TV with some silly-assed reason why he’s voting AGAINST Pompeo for Sec-State?

    Rand Paul, your day is over. Get away from the damn camera!!

    So the Southwest pilot who managed to land a plane with passengers struggling to get a woman out of the window to soon be launched into space. With said plane crippled by a missing motor that somehow fell off.

    I am no plane expert, but motors are not supposed to fall off an airplane.


    Don’t tell Rush Limbaugh that such a fact makes me happy. For Rush launched into a diatribe about how comes the great pilot Sully, who landed a plane in the Hudson river, is not referred to as a male pilot.

    Well, Rush Limbaugh is a man. He doesn’t know what it’s like to have a female suddenly become a heroine for doing something that, until the last decade or so, women did NOT do.

    I love Rush. But he really does not seem to like women very much.

    Saturday Date-4/21/18

    Former first lady Barbara Bush will be buried today.

    May she rest in peace. She was a woman of great humor and love.

    So the DNC is suing the Russians for preventing Hillary from winning an election?


    That’s the funniest thing I heard all week.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 15 April 2018

    04/15/2018 12:13:01 PM PDT · 204 of 224
    Fishtalk to All

    The Sunday political talk shows 4/15/18

    Below the FreeRepublic Sunday talk show thread link.

    The major talking points of the day

    Lots of discussion about former FBI director, James Comey. Not much of it very good.

    Of course the Syrian invasion is a topic on many shows.

    FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations; Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C.

    Highlight of Fox News Sunday:
    Hard to believe Jonah Goldberg is still around. I still can’t stand the guy.

    Link to Fox News Sunday Below:

    MEET THE PRESS (NBC): House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis.; Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa.

    Highlight of Meet the Press:
    Paul Ryan interview ….good one-full episode not available. This is Joni Ernest interview

    Link to Meet the Press show below:

    FACE THE NATION (CBS): Haley; Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va.

    Highlight of Face the Nation
    Tim Kaine asserts Trump had no right to bomb Syria

    Below the link to Face the Nation:

    THIS WEEK (ABC): White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders; Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine; Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif.

    Highlight of This Week with George Stephanopolous

    lots of Comey with Sarah WH press secretary

    Link to This Week below:

    STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Sen. Anus King, I-Maine; Preet Bharara, a former U.S. attorney in New York; Michael Avenatti, lawyer for Stormy Daniels.

    Highlight of State of the Union
    Former NY prosecutor, Preet Bahara, lies with a smile about the raid of Trump’s lawyers

    Link to This Week below:

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 15 April 2018

    04/15/2018 8:04:57 AM PDT · 139 of 224
    Fishtalk to kabar

    You are very right about Jonah Goldberg, a very good writer but his anti-Trump sentiments have kept me from reading a single word he writes any more.

    And his wife works for Haley?

    Guy is a zero.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 15 April 2018

    04/15/2018 8:02:33 AM PDT · 137 of 224
    Fishtalk to rodguy911

    I agree RG.

    Why did Assad gas those people? What did they do to him? I’ve yet to fill that this is clear.

    Also, folks, Jeff Sessions.

    I am done with him.

    Do not come on this thread and tell me what a nice guy he is. There is nothing right about this guy.

    I believe he was paid (or perhaps blackmailed) to follow Trump around like and adoring child.

    “Go on. He’ll appoint you AG, we got it straight from him,” the Democrats told him. “And if you recuse yourself immediately after the appointment, we won’t reveal those pictures of you with that young boy.”

    Or course I made the above up. But something ain’t right about Sessions and once I prayed that I was wrong.

    Well I still pray that I am wrong but by me, Sessions is on the other side.

    It’s very obvious Trump doesn’t like the guy.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 15 April 2018

    04/15/2018 6:07:52 AM PDT · 36 of 224
    Fishtalk to All

    Couple of things this past week.

    First, my nephew Matthew, who I write about often as he is 15 and says he will President when he’s 35. He will be going to Bejing this coming August, some kind of thing where he is a representative in a mock UN.

    Recently, with all A’s, after-school volunteer work as required, and good behavior, he made the school’s National Honor Society but was denied membership in the NATIONAL chapter of the NHS. Denial was based on his tendency to ask the teachers what was wrong with his test answers that they marked wrong.

    Evidently Matthew’s teachers didn’t like that so they voted against him.

    This past week Matthew’s mother informs that he has been accepted into the FRENCH National Honor Society.

    Who knew there was such a thing?

    Matthew does speak French but I bet not as well as I do.

    Anyway, Friday I went to see Chippaquidick!!!

    All by myself. First time I been to a movie by myself in ages but I was fine with it.

    Now my friend, Diane Feinstein, is a little bit of a political junkee and she does remember Choppaquidick as do so many of us who were around in 1969.

    I will be doing a review of the movie.

    Did I like it?

    Very much so. Turns out that Teddy Kennedy got his expired driver’s license fixed up behind the scenes. He told the world that he had a concussion which is why he was disoriented and didn’t report the accident until some ten hours later.

    A total lie. Teddy was not examined by any Doctor the night of the accident.

    There were some scenes in the movie that had to be fiction, will cover in review.

    So yesterday me and Diane Feinstein go to church. The usher, who had a crush on her, asked her if she wanted to take home the statue of the Virgin Mary, which she did one time before.

    So the priest calls her name at the end of mass (the usher asked me if I wanted to take it home but I told him I got cats. Only someone who has cats would understand that). She hobbles up to get the statue and the usher who loves her brought out the special container for her to carry it. Another parishioner, sweet guy, offered to carry it out to my Jeep.

    As we exit the church, Diane Feinstein says to the parishioner that the Jeep is “right over there, by that grassy knoll.”

    Don’t you know the parishioner says, heh, “Got to watch grassy knolls, bad things happen there.”

    What are the odds? So it was my chance to mention Chappaquidick, which was playing right down the road.

    We discussed, with Diane Feinstein telling us that she will watch it when it comes on television.


  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 15 April 2018

    04/15/2018 5:36:06 AM PDT · 24 of 224
    Fishtalk to Alas Babylon!
    Morning AB, All. As always, thank you AB for doing this thread so reliably and keeping the peace with gentle thread policing. Thank you Bray for weekly written wisdom, Thank all yon contributors for excellent commentary to flesh it all out.

    Below are the words from my daily political diary. It is quite long so scroll on by if not interested. But do stay around and add your commentary and point of view to the thread.

    Reminder,Commenter Rodguy is the one to watch for recent updates.

    Tuesday Date-4/10/18

    Here's an interesting tidbit, something I did not know. Seems Senator Richard J. Durbin of Illinois, is banned from receiving communion in the Catholic church.

    Per my church bulletin this week:

    "Senator Durbin was among 14 Catholic members of the U.S. Senate who voted against the Pain-Capable Unborn Children's Act last month."


    The Facebook Discussion:

    Mark Zuckerberg is due to testify before congress tomorrow and for the life of me I don't know what this is all about.

    Of course Facebook reveals our spending habits, the sites we visit, the stuff we order.

    It's when this outfit starts selling our data to political firms that it gets a bit much.

    We'll be listening to the testimony one way or the other.


    James Comey next Sunday night on ABC at 9pm about his new book. Being interviewed by George Steponallofus. This is going to open things up like never before.


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    Wednesday Date-4/11/18

    The International Criminal Court at The Hague may prosecute Israel over the deaths of Arab rioters who clashed with IDF forces on the Gaza-Israel frontier over the past week and a half, a top ICC official warned Sunday.

    Chief Prosecutor for the ICC Fatou Bensouda issued a statement Sunday demanding an end to the use of violence on the border between Israel and Gaza, and suggested that both Israel and the Hamas terror organization could be held responsible for the deaths of some 30 Arab rioters and terrorists killed since activists launched six weeks of violent protests on the frontier on March 30th.

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    Yes I am paying attention to the invasion of President Trump's attorney and I am incensed, like most of America.

    Soon it will be all of us.

    Soon the FBI will take over, the federal police force, the police state.


    As I write I watch Mark Zuckerberg testifying before congress.

    He looks like he's 12 years old.

    Keeping eagle eye upon.


    Thursday Date-4/12/18

    If this country has learned nothing in this first year of Donald Trump's presidency, it's that the FBI is corrupt and really, really bad.

    How well I remember the Hatfill guy, accused for years by dumb bell Mueller, THEY EVEN DRAINED HIS BACKYARD POND!

    Only Hatfill didn't send out packets of anthrax and Whitey Bulger was having people murdered while he was an FBI informant and with killer Mueller's full knowledge.

    Folks, we have a federal police force and you haven't learned that now, learn it soon.

    And here I type this on Facebook.

    They already cut me off once.

    Cause people that talk bad about the lovely, lovely, sweet, fair and kind-hearted Robert Mueller….bad things happen to them.

    Friday Date-4/13/18

    So I watched Mike Pompeo's testimony before the intelligence committee in congress.

    I was quite impressed.

    First, once upon a time he said, somewhere, that he thought that marriage between same sexes is an abomination.

    Well a lot of people believe that.

    Another browbeating senator asked Pompeo is the thought same-sex couples in the State department were abominations.

    "I treat everyone who works for me, no matter their sexual orientation, with respect and dignity.

    They were trying to get the guy.


    Saturday Date-4/14/18

    Comey's book a laughing stock.

    "Comey: Getting wedgies as a kid in N.J. prepared me for Trump "

    By Noah Cohen,

    NJ Advance Media for

    Decades before former FBI Director James Comey says he faced the mob boss-like tactics of President Trump, the fired lawman got an early lesson in bullies growing up in Allendale, he writes.

    In Comey's book, "A Higher Loyalty," the 1978 Northern Highlands Regional High School graduate describes suffering through body-shaming, wedgies and getting shoved into lockers, according to the Washington Post, which obtained an advance copy of the already best-seller.

    Comey, who says Trump demanded a loyalty pledge, links lessons from his upbringing in Bergen County to his public clash with the president. Trump ultimately canned Comey amid the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

    "Surviving a bully requires constant learning and adaptation. Which is why bullies are so powerful, because it's so much easier to be a follower, to go with the crowd, to just blend in," Comey writes.

    The future FBI chief faced other traumatic experiences growing up in a leafy section of Bergen County. At 15, Comey was held captive by a gun-toting assailant dubbed the "Ramsey Rapist."


    "Untruthful slime ball”

    Trump's tweet refers to Comey..

  • Tucker Carlson Responds to Criticism Over Syria Comments: They Want Us to ‘Shut Up and Obey’

    04/10/2018 9:55:25 PM PDT · 105 of 178
    Fishtalk to sockmonkey

    What is TPTB?

  • Kentucky neighborhood bans Danes, Dobermanns, German Shepherds, St. Bernards and more

    04/09/2018 5:01:33 PM PDT · 15 of 103
    Fishtalk to afraidfortherepublic

    What is aGSD?

  • Kentucky neighborhood bans Danes, Dobermanns, German Shepherds, St. Bernards and more

    04/09/2018 5:01:31 PM PDT · 14 of 103
    Fishtalk to afraidfortherepublic

    What is aGSD?

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 8 April 2018

    04/08/2018 12:13:04 PM PDT · 189 of 194
    Fishtalk to Alas Babylon!

    The Sunday political talk shows for 4/4/18

    Below the FreeRepublic Sunday talk show thread link.

    The major talking points of the day

    EPA administrator Pruitt gets a beating for doing his job. The upcoming testimony of Zuckerman before congress greatly discussed. Kudlow makes mincemeat out of Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday.

    ABC announces the upcoming interview of the fabulous James Comey’s new book, next Sunday, ABC, 9pm.

    Susan Collins of Maine continues to lose her voice. Literally. She is impossible to understand.

    FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow; Rep. Joe Crowley, D-N.Y.

    Highlight of Fox News Sunday:

    Kudlow battles host Chris Wallace and loses.

    Link to Fox News Sunday Below:

    MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Sen. Michael Rounds, R-S.D., Christopher Wylie, co-founder, Cambridge Analytica.

    Highlight of Meet the Press:
    Discussion of the upcoming Zuckerman interview before congress.

    Link to Meet the Press show below:

    FACE THE NATION (CBS): Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Sens. John Kennedy, R-La. and Ben Cardin, D-Md.

    Highlight of Face the Nation

    Beating up on EPA boss Pruitt.

    Below the link to Face the Nation:

    THIS WEEK (ABC): Thomas Bossert, White House homeland security and counterterrorism adviser, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.

    Highlight of This Week with George Stephanopolous

    Announcement of upcoming interview with the fine, fine former FBI head, James Comey. Next Sunday, ABC, 9pm. By George Steponallofus.

    Link to This Week below:

    STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Kudlow; Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine.

    Highlight of State of the Union
    Susan Collins continues to lose her voice. One understands not a word she says

    Link to This Week below:

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 8 April 2018

    04/08/2018 10:17:50 AM PDT · 169 of 194
    Fishtalk to Alas Babylon!

    Sound like liberals to me. Do it my way they insist!!!

    I will do the YouTube compilation. If You tube is not getting shot up that day.