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  • New Emails in Clinton Case Came From Anthony Weiner’s Electronic Devices

    10/28/2016 2:25:32 PM PDT · 302 of 333
    Fishtalk to golas1964

    Like I said, the jokes write themselves.

  • New Emails in Clinton Case Came From Anthony Weiner’s Electronic Devices

    10/28/2016 2:16:06 PM PDT · 298 of 333
    Fishtalk to thinden

    I think Trump, or people he knows or hired, is behind all this.

    This is the sort of thing the GOPe guys, including that mighty John McCain, who crossed the aisle to give us campaign finance reform which gives me good sleep thank him very much, DO NOT DO.

    It’s like the Dems sit down and agree to play a game of Monopoly with the Repubs. Only the Dems never go to jail, the Dems collect twice than the Repubs when passing GO, Repubs pay triple when landing upon a Dem property.


    It’s not normal, people. Else we must call it what it is, a bunch of cowards just wanting a nice life, just wanting to get along, do not ruffle the feathers.

    Only they represent US and we do not live our lives this way.

    Mitt Romney....he would agree to a game of monopoly with those rules.

    anyway, forgive the rant. Good to get off my chest.

  • FBI reopening Clinton email investigation

    10/28/2016 12:12:34 PM PDT · 145 of 189
    Fishtalk to indthkr

    I wondered about the congress critters too.

    I know they are out until after the election but damn, if the congress can have their feet peed upon and be told it is raining so easily, surely they have some pride, no?

    Congress needs to appoint an independent prosecutor (I know they passed a law against them which makes me ask why?) and let us once again defy a CRIME AS A CRIME!

    Even if committed by a Clinton!

  • FBI reopening Clinton email investigation

    10/28/2016 12:09:42 PM PDT · 143 of 189
    Fishtalk to Magic Fingers

    I don’t want to be defending Rush because he sure doesn’t need me.

    But he did NOT say the FBI is trying to distract from WikiLeaks.

    He said a CYNIC would declare the FBI is trying to distract from WikiLeaks. He warns his listeners that they will no doubt come across these cynics, to keep calm.

    All the chatter about Rush saying this is a distraction, that next week it will be all over, WikiLeaks forgotten....WRONG.

    Sheesh, on FreeRepublic even we got to misquote Rush?

  • FBI reopening Clinton email investigation

    10/28/2016 12:06:31 PM PDT · 139 of 189
    Fishtalk to Revel

    I’m with you.

  • FBI reopening Clinton email investigation

    10/28/2016 12:03:49 PM PDT · 136 of 189
    Fishtalk to Helicondelta

    Rush did a long explanation of this Kim Dotcom.

    Very interesting.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 23 October 2016

    10/23/2016 12:17:46 PM PDT · 259 of 277
    Fishtalk to ROCKLOBSTER

    Thank you RL.

    While my prose might be considered artful at times, the beauty of this post is how true it all is and how it all came together to, I dunno, be very revealing with that truth.

    We shall see. Lots of other big mergers forming out there like hurricanes about to descend on a clueless society. Keep wise eye upon.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 23 October 2016

    10/23/2016 9:04:45 AM PDT · 215 of 277
    Fishtalk to Fishtalk

    So AT&T is going to buy CNN?

    My but isn’t AT&T the conglomerate giant, they also own Direct TV I would add.


    Well it’s in the company’s blood.

    For in 1968 or so I got a job at Western Electric in Baltimore Maryland. Western Electric was then described as the manufacturing arm of AT&T, which we were.

    We made the curly cords that used to hold phone to handset and the straight cords which tethered the actual phone to the cords coming into the house from the telephone pole.

    Then we had to have the little plastic clips to clip this stuff together, the adapters, the cord connecting the telephone poles up in the sky, the underground ocean cable and on and on.

    Yeah, and I once paid the people who did all this or for three years I actually inspected all this cordage and gadgets.

    Today the world needs not a single item that we made at that Western Electric, worked there 15 years, they paid for my college degree and, indeed, I rose very high in the ranks and got paid good money.

    Not one single item we made do we need today because phone signals go over the air, to satellites, there’s clouds holding our date....not an F-drop cable or an injection molded plug in sight.

    But yet back in the day there were people who did NOT want to break up the AT&T monopoly, using the logic that only Western Electric could make decent cords, that AT&T invested its money to wire up this country (a very TRUE argument but still bullshit).

    Of course since I worked there I was out campaigning to keep AT&T and force the world to use cords made by Western Electric dammit, do not put Radio Shack out there to burn us all alive.

    Anyway....there is a reason we don’t allow huge companies to join hands and become consumer controlling monopolies. But like everything else our country strived for a good reason, the liberals and communists made it bad.

    For the liberals-democrats- would love to control the mighty AT&T with its Direct TV beating the hell out of Comcast (get five thousands months completely for free for signing up for Direct TV), not that Comcast wins any prizes.

    But eliminating competition in the form of monolithic corporations controlling the market is NOT a good thing, pay attention to these upcoming mergers and how much money they donate to the Clinton foundation.

    Else we’d all still be tethered to the wires and the plastic plugs if the Dems. had their way.

    Ronald Reagan broke up the AT&T monopoly. I hated him for it.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 23 October 2016

    10/23/2016 8:50:51 AM PDT · 202 of 277
    Fishtalk to Fishtalk

    If you people are right that all these polls having Hillary up by 5000% are lies then here’s my theory.

    But before, as an aside, I say YOU people softly but I just aihn’t buying that all these polls are so very wrong in that I was told they were wrong during the McCain lead up and for sure in the Romney lead up.

    And the polls WERE NOT wrong but here’s my argument. There’s all kinds of polls being recited on this morning Sunday talk shows, especially that ABC poll and dear Lord the Clintons own ABC almost as much as they own the Moroccan King.

    So if the polls are fake and wrong, then soon they will have to start falling, falling down closer to what the REAL result will be as they need to maintain their credibility.

    Not saying I believe that but I’ve read it often and heard it on Rush.

    For the next few weeks the polls should tighten and go to where they will be on election day.

    Because nothing about these polls makes any sense.

    Texas for Hillary? EVEN I DON’T BELIEVE THAT.

    We shall see.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 23 October 2016

    10/23/2016 8:43:17 AM PDT · 190 of 277
    Fishtalk to Cboldt
    Hillary Clinton is the only candidate in this race who's been talking to people beyond their base.

    OMG...I heard this!

    Lookit, Steponallofus got the call, as follows:

    "George, we need you to go all out this week," the voice on the phone said. Steponallofus thought it was Valerie Jarret but she sounded hoarse.

    "I'll make it terse and tough, like I always do" George responded.

    "We need you to cite the new ABC poll. We need you to declare the clock is ticking. We got a guest coming on going to assert that Hillary is the only candidate in this race who's been talking to people beyond their base."

    George Steponallofus choked on sip of Starbucks.

    "You got to be kidding!" he shouted, busy cleaning coffee off his tie. "Clinton only gets 200 to 300 people at her rallies. We do manage to use smoke and mirrors to hide but it's hardly any sign that she has even the people in her base, much less outside."

    Jarrett could be heard sniffing at the other end of the line. "Do what you're told, George."

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 23 October 2016

    10/23/2016 7:15:07 AM PDT · 106 of 277
    Fishtalk to rodguy911

    You refer to Chuck Todd but this George Steponallofus is going nuts.

    Yeah I know he’s a former Clinton employee but even with that he’s over the top.


    “Trump got booed at the Alfred E. Neuman dinner,” he shouts again.

    “It doesn’t look good for Trump who bought up the issue of the accusing women despite the wisdom of that.”

    I mean does this guy call himself a journalist? Of course not, I know the answer.

    And he’s interviewing Eric Trump and he’s being downright rude. “You don’t think you’re living in the bubble of your support?”

    He’s never ask or announce the above for Hillary.

    Come on people.....I read you all saying Trump is going to win but I admit I am worried.

    I talked to my friend Diane Feinstein this week and she never heard of either WikiLeaks or Project Veritas.

    I am not at all sure that Trump is going to win this but I’d sure love to be wrong.

    As for Trump mentioning suing these women, indeed even mentioning them at all, I don’t blame him. I think he should sue them handily. Because unless someone stops this “rigging” of elections by punishing those participating for mercenary reasons in unsubstantiated accusations it will keep our elections forever rigged.

    Eric Trump is bringing up the Project Veritas but Steponallofus does not want to talk about that.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 23 October 2016

    10/23/2016 5:52:22 AM PDT · 28 of 277
    Fishtalk to Morgan in Denver

    I myself just had a stent put in a badly clogged leg artery and the groin remark piqued my interest as that is how they down inside of there, no?

    I too recovered quite nicely and can walk, move and dance.

    Aneurysms? Lord that had to hurt.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 23 October 2016

    10/23/2016 5:50:58 AM PDT · 27 of 277
    Fishtalk to ROCKLOBSTER

    I think he did mention that. He said something about...was it Cardinal Dolan?

    To be truthful, Father Tom seems to oppose the church and its members who he thinks are a bunch of chickens. Not that he ever actually said that but if I say I can’t stand Pope Francis he silently might nod affirmative. But he really can’t say anything bad but he made it a big, big deal in that office where everybody could hear, that he will NEVER marry two gays. And bear in mind if you want to investigate, but we live real close to one of the largest homo communities on the east coast, Rehoboth Beach. David Brook lives in Rehoboth Beach. Many of those gays attend our church but both Father Tom, and his predecessor Father Jim, showed Christian compassion but the parish suffers no nonsense about any of it.

    Heh.....the Pharisees....the Alfred E. Newman dinner....funny.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 23 October 2016

    10/23/2016 5:44:11 AM PDT · 22 of 277
    Fishtalk to Morgan in Denver

    Don’t want to be nosey but what surgery did you have done?

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 23 October 2016

    10/23/2016 5:22:23 AM PDT · 12 of 277
    Fishtalk to Alas Babylon!

    Morning AB, Bray, All.

    As always thank you for doing this thread every week, AB, thank you Bray for weekly wisdom the readers love and thank you yon commenters for providing us with observations to flesh it all out.

    Got two, well three really but I won’t discuss my congressman, who I think may have been drunk, calling me up and telling me, for over 40 minutes, how he and “Jack” have it out every so often. Jack being Delaware Governor Jack Markell and to this day I don’t know what that was all about. Yes we have a history and all but….well heh, it was a hoot.

    So we’ll begin with the Father Tom story because he told me something quite jolting.

    I only met with my Pastor Father Tom Flowers due to a fluke. My bank sent me a new debit card, has a chip or something and all existing credit/debit cards are being replaced. The narrative warned to change all prior debit cards used to purchase items online, etc and I did my best to remember them all. Only I forgot the church and my weekly donation “bounced”. It had been so long ago that I set it up I needed the help of the church business manager and I went to the church office.

    “Please don’t let Father Tom be there,” I prayed to God the whole drive because….well I just prefer he not be there.

    Just as soon as I open the door I see Father Tom, who is quite big. “Hi, Pat,” he shouts. God never listens to my prayers sometimes it seems.

    So I met with the business manager and we worked out all the kinks. As I was leaving, to meet with the BAPTIST PASTOR for God’s sake, Father Tom invites me back into the Business manager’s office. He wants to talk politics.

    Well we did and Father Tom did tell me and the business manager about Nancy Pelosi, how he will quit the priesthood before he every marries two gay people, how he fears a revolt if Hillary gets elected and they will take over the church.

    “I want to start teaching the parishioners how to handle persecution,” Father Tom said and I was jolted.

    Could it really come to that? Then I think of ISIS and how they love to kill Christians and if Hillary wins she can allow their “refugees”-ie their “army” into the country….she will likely sell US Citizenship. Point being, once upon a time such thoughts would never happen. Now many of us consider it quite possible.

    It was a fun discussion, as politics are when with other political junkees, but a little scary. The Catholic church is taking this quite serious.

    Finally there is a most amazing story about my granddaughter, at least I think so.

    She came to visit because her horrible mother lives in a homeless shelter and abandoned everybody, including sweet Kaitlyn, who is 12 years old, turning 13 in early December.

    We had a great time with activities I planned including dying out that horrible blond in her hair that her father let her do cause he thought it would make him a cool Dad.

    One of our activities had us visiting the local SPCA. For Kaitlyn does dearly love the pets, dogs yes but she adores cats. I told Kaitlyn that I was going to start a Blog featuring pets at the shelter, their pictures, their stories.

    Kaitlyn goes into the SPCA and takes pictures of all the animals. “I’m going to do a Blog about MARYLAND pets up for adoption,” she says, and I snort. She’s 12 years old, only has an Iphone, no computer, how is she going to start a freaking Blog? Or so I think.

    Well folks, hand to God and I got proof, Kaitlyn….our future first lady bear in mind when she marries Matthew Fish….DID START A BLOG AND SHE DID IT ALL ON AN IPHONE!

    And I have proof!

    Below the link to Kaitlyn’s Blog and hey, it’s far from perfect but let us bear in mind that is 12 and she did it all on an Iphone! Note how well she writes! Note how she figured out how to configure the Blog. She even posted many of the pictures she took, and included stories about Grandmom’s dogs.

    There is something about Kaitlyn’s Blog which is very obvious to me. Should any of yon readers visit Kaitlyn’s Blog….see if you notice it.

    Anyway, I worked for AT&T for 15 years back in my youth, the AT&T that was once a huge monopoly and I worked for AT&T when Reagan broke it up.

    Since Trump is talking huge issues with big companies merging to take over entire markets I am going to tell my story about working for a monopoly and why America should be looking out for the problems they cause.

  • Okeefe Twitter hinting at something big?

    10/19/2016 9:03:47 AM PDT · 43 of 152
    Fishtalk to IYAS9YAS

    Did his head explode?

  • Activist Who Took Credit For Violent Chicago Protests Was On Hillary’s Payroll

    10/18/2016 3:36:02 PM PDT · 17 of 24
    Fishtalk to GilGil


  • One less snake in the swamp: Crooked Bob Creamer Resigns After O'Keefe Video

    10/18/2016 2:15:10 PM PDT · 47 of 231
    Fishtalk to NTHockey

    I disagree.

    Hear me out.

    Now that we know what’s going on in those organizations, the Repubs should find a way to watch, CONSTANTLY, what they do. Assign someone to every activity they are involved with.
    Frankly it’s what they should have done with ACORN, that group we all know went on. Why weren’t the Republicans forming a plan to catch them and stop them?

    Why weren’t they calling on US, the citizens, the party members? My local GOP has a group that goes around checking the voter rolls in Delaware and catches THOUSANDS of mistakes/fraud.

    If the Repubs had any sense they’d have been on this eons ago.

    A dedicated posse can get things under control.

  • One less snake in the swamp: Crooked Bob Creamer Resigns After O'Keefe Video

    10/18/2016 2:10:08 PM PDT · 24 of 231
    Fishtalk to NYRepublican72

    Seriously, did he say “outrageous claims”?

    As if we didn’t hear what HE said with our own lying ears?

    Help me out here.

  • Wikileaks: Clinton Foundation insider hacked emails?

    10/18/2016 2:08:04 PM PDT · 76 of 119
    Fishtalk to Magnum44

    I won’t be able to sleep tonight wondering about the tale of the absurd parking pass.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 16 October 2016

    10/17/2016 4:57:18 AM PDT · 281 of 284
    Fishtalk to acapesket

    I am writing this on the MONDAY after the date of this thread’s discussion. Thus I might miss a bunch of you but I had to get this out there in view of my narrative upthread on males and their natural instincts. You’re right about women running on emotion and men running on testosterone. It’s not rocket science. On some level, at least until things go too far, it’s how nature (and God but let’s keep it simple and on a level everyone can accept) meant it to be.

    But there are some simple and logical steps to keep everything copasetic and I came across a couple of good examples.

    We have a couple of priests from India in our parish. They don’t have driver’s licenses which makes me think they are not yet citizens or something, but not sure why.

    Anyway, there was needed parishioners to volunteer to drive these guys to different places but the bulletin plainly stated “FOR FEMALE DRIVERS MUST HAVE TWO TO DRIVE THE PRIEST”.

    See? That makes sense and folks, the Catholic church has this thing locked solid, also with children...maybe more on this later.

    Back in my day of rocking rolling women’s libbing I would have ranted and raved as to why it takes TWO women to drive the priests, and only one man, that it was discrimination...on and on.

    Of course I would have been wrong. One woman driving a priest around? I wouldn’t do it but I’d be delighted for, say, Diane Feinstein and I to ride one of the priests on his nightly errands, which was how the effort was described.

    Also, I had been going to see a local Baptist minister who wanted to convert me. I was in a troubled state and spent time with him learning the Baptist version of things. But he never had me in his office unless the secretary was present AND he left the door office open during our entire meeting.

    This is how these things should be handled. Right up front the possibility that something untoward might happen should be addressed, when a lone male and lone female (yeah even priests, I don’t know why anyone would think priests are not vulnerable to human passion) need to meet there should be ways to keep a witness around, just in case.

    I loved that the Baptist minister, no doubt also on the counsel of his church, made me feel somehow safe with his secretary right outside the door.

    Finally, our priests do carry cell phones and many of us involved with this and that have their number. I have called Father Tom a couple of times on his cell and always he takes the call then tells me he will call me right back. Which he does, on the office phone.

    You will not find a priest in my parish with many minutes spent with any parishioner on his cell phone, especially a female parishioner one might argue.

    There’s ways to deal with this is my point, especially in those situations where such advance actions are best for everyone involved.

    The Catholic church is also very much involved in researching the past of those working with young people, mostly because of the past abuse by a Bishop in Mass. In our church, if working with children your entire past is researched via some kind of “Angel” group.

    Having a granddaughter who attends this church, this gives me comfort.

    Males in a position to be accused of something bad should come up with some sort of system to make it not possible for a)those bad things to happen or b)someone to unjustly accuse.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 16 October 2016

    10/16/2016 1:23:38 PM PDT · 263 of 284
    Fishtalk to Cboldt

    I hope you’re right.

    I know you’re right about Romney and McCain being no Trump.

    The Ravens....disappointment all the time.

    Anyway....yeah, I feel that Trump is different.

    Can’t help but think that the libs and the GOPe have it all. I pray she does not will be the end of America as we know it.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 16 October 2016

    10/16/2016 1:05:58 PM PDT · 260 of 284
    Fishtalk to Fishtalk

    And the Ravens maybe pull out a miraculous TD!

    Speaking of church, last week I got a new debit card from my bank, something about a chip.

    Now everything I have automatically deducted must be changed.

    Which includes my church. How embarrassing.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 16 October 2016

    10/16/2016 12:15:08 PM PDT · 252 of 284
    Fishtalk to NKP_Vet

    I was thinking more in terms of....I dunno, some kind of private show.

    Don’t Republicans know any producers? Isn’t Republican money as good as liberal money?

    Like...”Coming up, next week, an entire hour of interviews with victims of Bill Clinton. Learn how Paula Jones got $800,000 in settlement from the Clintons. Hear Juanita Brodderick tell her story about how Bill Clinton advised her to put ice on the damage to her lip caused by him. See the full story of Monica Lewinsky, hear Linda Tripp’s story of how they accused her of only wanting to write a book even though to this day Tripp has not written a book. It’s the show where the tale is told of how Hillary helped attack these women via the famous “Bimbo Eruptions.”

    Show an ad like that, show some sight and sound bytes, advertise it in the big TV adverts and the political talk shows.

    Why can’t the Republicans do it like the Democrats know so well?

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 16 October 2016

    10/16/2016 12:09:42 PM PDT · 251 of 284
    Fishtalk to Jrabbit

    Whoever this poster is they obviously went back and read my posts.

    I am flattered.

    found something from a month ago about my illegal yard guy.

    Jrabbit.....sad, sad sad.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 16 October 2016

    10/16/2016 12:08:19 PM PDT · 250 of 284
    Fishtalk to Alas Babylon!

    When I see “airplane” I think Air Force.

    So I must guess McCain was at the bottom of his navy class.

    You’re right though.....McCain can’t hold a candle to a real Air Force member.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 16 October 2016

    10/16/2016 12:04:13 PM PDT · 248 of 284
    Fishtalk to All

    Before I forget, saw Rudy G. on Late Edition, CNN.

    I feel sorry for Jake Tapper but Rudy smashed him a new face.

    First, Tapper asked Rudy if Trump did the right thing by suggesting that the elections are “rigged”.

    Rudy said that Trump meant that the media desperately tries to slant the direction of an election and, indeed, Trump did immediately mention the media after warning the public to mind the polls come election day.

    Tapper put on his “offended” hat and asked if it was a good idea that Trump hints at cheating during elections.

    Rudy then mentioned that it’s well known that there’s extensive cheating in Dem strongholds like Chicago and Philadelphia and he gave examples from his NY days.

    Of course Tapper didn’t want to hear the truth or anything, the media rarely does. Rudy mentions a precinct in Philadelphia in which 40% more voters voted than were registered. What would Tapper call that if not cheating?

    Tapper asked Rudy if he was suggesting that poor people such as in Chicago are the only ones who cheat? To which Rudy responded that maybe it’s because most of these citizens in the big cities are Democrats and who knows, maybe if they were as a big majority Republicans the cheating would go Republican.

    Point being Rudy looked great while Tapper was so far off the mark he was not fooling anyone.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 16 October 2016

    10/16/2016 11:53:37 AM PDT · 244 of 284
    Fishtalk to Jrabbit

    Well I don’t think I wrote it that way because it did not happen that way.

    Sorry to have offended you and I knew some idiot somewhere would take my posts the wrong way.

    thanks for not letting me down.

    I’ll not comment on this again cause there’s always one in every crowd wanting to get offended over nothing.

    But my post(s) were not meant to promote my own irrestibleness, though I do understand how someone small and petty could take it that way. I am a most ordinary woman trying to illustrate how women must cope with the world, at all ages I remind.

    You seem to be upset over the priest but I never once inferred anything happened with the priest because nothing ever did.

    This is the Internet. Real names are impossible to hide.

    You are just jealous is what I think.

    I’m done. You may have the last word. You know you’re dying to.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 16 October 2016

    10/16/2016 9:12:01 AM PDT · 207 of 284
    Fishtalk to Jeff Chandler

    Well you pretty much summed it up.

    There is a “dance” between men and women an yeah, things get out of whack sometime.

    I got some more male/female stories, some currently going on in my life.

    But I don’t want to sound full of myself but allow me.

    I am a widow. And I am not, ahem, an ugly widow, you should smile. I was not an ugly woman in my narrative but I always thought I was.

    But that widow thing matters, more on this later.

    I have to be very careful when around married friends because the men....heh.

    Well this is where the widow thing comes in.

    Let’s see, there’s the head of the church’s Board of Directors who wanted me help him host the church’s first (AND LAST) talent show.

    There’s the husband of a beloved couple with whom I had dinner one evening at their invite and I was lonely. He and his wife got into a snit because he told me I looked beautiful....nice, but he said it in front of his wife, who is, by the way, beautiful.

    There’s....yes folks, Diane Feinstein’s boyfriend/quasi-husband and there’s a few more. He filled my tires with air and wanted to spend endless minutes entertaining by telling me his story and how smart he was. Dear Lord the guy is high on something but moving on.

    I think men have a tendency to want to protect women, and older widow women who are not too ugly tend to draw them in.


    Understand here that nobody ever groped me, at least these widow-sympathizers, but I’ve had to back away at times.

    It’s just that sorry for me and then they start being sympathetic men who want to take me in their arms and hug me.

    Or something.

    Not to worry, though. I get this. But I’m telling you folks, men are attracted to women and because they’re men they are often awkward about it.

    It’s up to the woman, sadly, to keep things right. Cause I can guarantee you that no matter if it is the head of the church’s Board of Directors, or even the Pastor for God’s sakes, if I wanted to....

    .....well I don’t want to so never mind.

    And do not think these men would, should I allow it, run off with me to paradise, they would be happy. Most of them have wonderful wives and maybe they’re a bit bored or maybe the hormones click in....I dunno.

    It’s on the woman to say NO, even when young and saving one’s self.

    And even when old and keeping your dignity.

    Maybe I’ll tell you the story of the kitten and how my beloved deceased husband sent her to me INSTEAD OF A MAN!

    A kitten?

    It’s a long story.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 16 October 2016

    10/16/2016 8:29:10 AM PDT · 175 of 284
    Fishtalk to Lakeside Granny

    I did not know this. See, Trump followed my advice, retrospectively.


    I do note that Pence, at least on Face the Nation, is mentioning Monica Lewinsky. If we had some Republicans that were really on our side, they could all launch into an attack on Bill Clinton and Hillary’s complicity with mistreatment of women.

    Sending Pence out this week was a great idea.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 16 October 2016

    10/16/2016 8:02:09 AM PDT · 137 of 284
    Fishtalk to Cboldt

    Like everybody else on the planet, I got an idea for The Donald.

    But first, about that income tax leak....folks you don’t remember a couple of weeks ago I wrote how I suspected it was someone in the Trump family, probably an ex-wife.

    Rush mentioned that scuttlebutt had it that it was Marla Maples.

    Not saying I was right, but maybe a good guess.

    Anyway, here’s what Trump needs to do, and I suspect the Clintons are expecting this.

    Have Paula Jones, Jennifer Flowers and especially Juanita Broderick get interviewed and tell their stories.

    I mean that had these Trump accusers telling their stories all over the TV so turnabout is fair play.

    And he should be sure to point out that Jennifer Flowers had an affair with Bill for many years and there are plenty of pictures of those two about.

    Juanita Broderick has the most horrific story to tell because folks like I said in my stories upthread, the men all busy groping me though my life DID stop when I told them too. Bill Clinton continued on as he figured it was his blessed gift to have at any woman he wanted. He was Governor of Arkansas for God’s sake, then President.

    And also it should be mentioned, as Paula Jones tells her story, that she got money, almost a million, from Bill Clinton.

    Finally, of course, there’s Monica Lewinsky. No hiding that story.

    Yup, get these women to recite their stories on Hannity or some such.

    It will be devastating to the Clinton campaign.

    Let’s see if this happens, if it is part of the plan.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 16 October 2016

    10/16/2016 7:22:32 AM PDT · 98 of 284
    Fishtalk to ez


    Women need to learn how to better handle themselves. And yes, at times they don’t stop when told but for all my story telling above, every male I ever encountered doing stuff I didn’t like STOPPED when I said to.

    It’s perfectly normal for a man to make moves on females although sometimes it could be done with more class.

    But come on....THEY’RE GUYS!

    It’s what they do.

    Just because a guy makes a move on a woman doesn’t make him bad.

    But it’s all part of the making transgenders, lesbians and such the norm....with the crazy lust-filled men being banned forever from society.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 16 October 2016

    10/16/2016 7:18:30 AM PDT · 94 of 284
    Fishtalk to Cboldt

    They hate us....the Ruling Class.

    They got furious when he booted out Mike Castle, which was a fluke.

    They gave us McCain, an awful man, bottom of his air force class, wrecked many planes.....a nothing burger, reaching across the aisle jerk. And let us not please forget his famous campaign finance reform. I sleep better at night for this noble legislation which affects me not one whit.

    Then they gave us Romney, a nice guy, slicked hair, secretly a liberal.

    There’s also been Dole....a joke. Dubya Bush....sorry folks but he has the IQ of a turnip and wasn’t so great. But at least he DID win, though it was close.

    The people want Trump and this past week there was a planned attack, including the loser burger Republicans who took advantage of that opportunity to attack our nominee.

    I am just trying to prepare myself for the upcoming disappointment because McCain didn’t win, Romney didn’t win, Dole didn’t win, Bush barely won and turned out to be awful.

    But they have the power people.

    Our power is in our numbers.

    But it’s like herding cats.

    I’m jus’ sayin’.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 16 October 2016

    10/16/2016 6:55:31 AM PDT · 79 of 284
    Fishtalk to All

    So I am going to share the priest story because it’s so funny.

    He was at my house, watching the first debate on CNN of all things. Two other people were also there, also me, and Father Tom.

    I saw him yesterday, btw, he conducted mass and he was quite amazing I must say.

    Heh. Seems he wrote a letter to the editor to the local rag and a bunch of people got mad. His letter was wonderful, to the effect that Catholics are opposed to abortion because it is the killing of an unborn human being.


    And criticism of Catholics for “forcing” our beliefs on others is unjustified and then Father Flowers uses the example of, get this, Muslims who kill their sisters who were raped for the shame this brings on the family.

    Would we welcome the murder of women who are raped for the shame they bring as permitted by Sharia law?

    Of course not.

    So there’s no logic for being against the murder of unborn babies, ESPECIALLY late term if you want to get picky...that has nothing to do with Catholicism?

    If we allow the murder of unborn babies why wouldn’t we, some day, allow the murder of raped women?

    Anyway, somebody wrote the Bishop a letter about his editorial and yada, yada.

    “I want everyone who feels that the murder of the unborn is wrong to stand with me,” he said and I’m thinking...What? Does he want us all to stand up?

    He made references to standing with him several more times and soon we were all standing up to join him. Also Father Flowers has no hesitation about going after Muslims and I like that.

    Then he tells us about his left knee, which has no cartlidge left....the guy weights almost 400 pounds. Do they give people this heavy new knees?

    Anyway, I was sitting next to Father Tom when Donald Trump said something that had him protesting.

    All of a sudden his 200 pound arm falls down heavy upon my own arm, which isn’t so small but go with me here, that was one big arm.

    For almost a full minute that huge arm laid upon my own and I swore to God that if I must sit in this position for the rest of my life, with Father Tom’s arm holding my down with no movement I can make, than I shall sit here to my death.

    Notice how I didn’t push him away in ire although it was just an arm on my arm, not an arm going up my dress or anything.

    So I sat with his arm on mine, pondering how to get out of this when, suddenly, he lifts his arm then resting on mine, raises it into the air, looks at it oddly as if ‘what the hell did you do?’ and removed it.


    Like I said, I’d still be sitting there with that arm on mine had he not moved it first.

    Point being, serious....I know Father Tom is a priest but go with me....he’s a man.

    Men do this shit.


    It’s a small story but seriously folks, I am no raving beauty but the men do seem to be like a bus. You miss one, another one comes right along.

    Been married four times, lived with a few....and I’m no virgin if you get my point.

    But I know men. I like men, for the most part.


  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 16 October 2016

    10/16/2016 6:25:10 AM PDT · 49 of 284
    Fishtalk to rodguy911

    Well RG, now that you mention wanting Trump to win....time for me to recite my realization this past week and y’all might lambaste me as required.

    I just do not think Trump is going to win this.

    May I be wrong, may I be totally wrong, from my keyboard to God’s eyes, may I please be wrong.

    And I say that based on nothing that happened this past week as regards Trump and the groping story because I just don’t think all of these women are telling the truth in how things happened and frankly I think a lot of these women are lying. It’s just odd how these women suddenly show up out of nowhere.

    And I know I wrote my little diatribe above about men with roaming hands but I have told my story through the years and at least for two of them I have witnesses. But even so, in every case I cited the men stopped upon my ire (and I can be nasty when I am irritated, I know you find it hard to believe) and I’m thinking that if Trump made those advances, he would have stopped with a strong rejection.

    Do I think it disqualifies Trump from running for President, assuming some of it might be true.


    Men do this sort of thing all the time and a woman can stop it if of a mind. I suppose it’s kind of class-less under certain circumstances but it’s not the end of the freaking world, get a clue. Except, heh, in the case of Bill Clinton, who does NOT stop, I should elaborate.

    Anyway, if nothing else folks, these people in the media and the liberals are determined that Hillary be the next President and you know I think she will.

    They have all the power of this globe and money like it’s being printed fresh daily. They have the media and they are going to win.

    Again, I’m trying to accept what I think is inevitable.

    May I please be wrong.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 16 October 2016

    10/16/2016 5:28:49 AM PDT · 22 of 284
    Fishtalk to Alas Babylon!

    Good morning AB, Bray, yon commenters. As always, thank you AB for doing this thread every Sunday so reliably. Thank you Bray for weekly thoughtful written wisdom. Thank you yon commenters for taking the time to flesh out the thread topic so helpfully.

    Got a topic this week that is personal, yes, but very germane to this past week’s events.

    For today we discuss the many “gropings” mine own self has endured through the years, many from people who will surprise.

    Let us begin with the Vice-President of my union, a small independent union of salaried workers at the old Western Electric plant in Baltimore Maryland. He and I were in charge of writing the union newsletter, yes at the young age of 25 I was writing newsletter and, heh, fighting off the men.

    So the Union VP….sheesh, he was like 50 years older than me and one day he boom, just reaches around and grabs me….well all the hell over….quite shocking. I jumped a mile and shouted “Cut it out” and….he did. I wonder what the hell he was thinking. I never gave any indication whatsoever I was interested in him. We did spend some time alone in the union office preparing that newsletter (Heh, I set Western Electric, then a division of mighty AT&T, on its ear with my piece “How to get promoted at Western Electric”…a snarky sarcastic piece). I guess he figured I was meat for his hands or something.

    But it gets better!


    He was Director of Public Works for Anne Arundel county and I was married to his son for some three years when, upon dropping me off at my and his son’s house, he suddenly begins to put his hand up my skirt! I pushed him away and again, he stopped.

    What the freaking hell was HE thinking?

    I told his son about it and other friends of mine complained that Edward Presnell was a creep, let’s not be coy about identities. Well his son eventually left me for another woman so that’s that.

    We move on to my boss at Western Electric, name was Joseph Sufcinsky, a known lover of the ladies and he became my boss in my position as a Quality Control Inspector. I was assigned the office job, working right next to ole Joe. One day I had a question about a report and he slides over to my side of the office and as I’m showing him the printout, you guess it, up goes his hand right up my skirt! Again I push him off but folks this was right out in the middle of a busy shop with people all around. I was married to the cop at this time.

    What the hell was HE thinking?

    I put this up on Facebook and some people asked if I was embarrassed now let me ask you all this…WHY THE HELL SHOULD I BE EMBARRASSED??? I’m not the one going around sticking my hand up people’s skirts!

    My point is, there is something about powerful men that think that women are objects to feel up as they desire and you wonder why I was such a damn Women’s Libber. Bear in mind that in all three cases narrated above, all of the men stopped right away when I protested. I wonder about women sometime cause these men in my experience were quite brave and forward and I ponder that women before me responded to their advances. My boss at Western Electric for sure was always with some female in the shop so somebody responded to his roaming hands.

    I bet plenty of women out there have experienced this sort of thing and frankly people I’m kind of glad the whole mess of it is being exposed via Clinton and now Trump, who I suspect probably had some roaming hands but I don’t think he had to force anybody.

    I’d also point out that there were plenty of men in my life who hands roamed all over me AND IT WAS OKAY WITH ME! This point being made is that it should be a damn choice, my body is not a package of meat for you to run your unwelcome hands all over.

    And women out there….MAKE A DAMN SCENE WHEN THIS HAPPENS. Embarrass the asshole.

    The men whose advances I welcomed were dates, boyfriends, husbands….it’s not like I didn’t like it. But some stranger, my freaking father-in-law, my boss? There was no indication by me that I welcomed such a thing yet they felt it their right.

    So I end my tale of unwelcome male hands just to show that it DOES happen.

    The best way to end this is for women to embarrass the jerk and stop being embarrassed themselves, as if it were THEIR fault, that they were somehow sluts or something to be thought so little of by important men in their surround.

    Then there is the priest.

    Nah….maybe later.

  • FOX Internal Poll Numbers -- Trump Up 3% Over Hillary With White Women

    10/14/2016 12:22:11 PM PDT · 86 of 106
    Fishtalk to E. Pluribus Unum

    Heh, since we’re talking hoodlum dogs that you can dress up and can’t take out, got me a black German shorthair pointer and an all white American bulldog.

    Got them on leashes taking to the kennel, a fancy place by the beach.

    Like I say, couple of hoodlums. Holding onto leashes but they got things to smell, places to jump, objects to see. Before I know it I am wrapped like a mummy in leashes and have to scream for the help to come out and get me.


    Other fancy dogs sitting up nice with proper owners while my two are sniffing the joint and causing mayhem.

    Didn’t break any ribs but lost any pride I ever had.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 9 October 2016

    10/09/2016 2:32:52 PM PDT · 295 of 328
    Fishtalk to Fishtalk

    And, of course, the Hail Mary pass was caught but one foot out of bounds.

    There is no joy in Mudville tonight.

    Ravens lose with horror to the Washington Redskins.

    I would note that DC is close to Virginia now I’m not going near either one of them.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 9 October 2016

    10/09/2016 11:56:25 AM PDT · 284 of 328
    Fishtalk to All

    I am now home in Delaware. Folks that was the worst6 three hour drive....ever. Not that it wasn’t nice with my niece and everything. My niece is very conservative and loves Trump, even went to a Trump rally last year.

    But the weather was horrific and somebody please tell me what it is with that traffic around I-64...if anybody should know.

    We were told, this past Friday, that it would be quite congested at rush hour. We planned it so that we would be past I-64 by three pm but evidently, around the DC area, 3pm IS CONSIDERED RUSH HOUR!!!

    and it’s not like the traffic is slow, oh no. Traffic STOPS, and it just stops for 20-30 minutes, some bridge/tunnel thing around Norfolk, Va.

    People commuting from Richmond or further north are stuck on that road for two hours JUST TO GO TEN MILES!!!

    Never again. The state of Virginia can right to hell in a handbasket if this is what visitors must go through to visit their state. And no, there was no disabled vehicle, no accident, we were told by the locals and a friend of my niece that it’s like this all the time, that commuters listen to books on tape and they live like this.

    Well guess who is never going back to Virginia?

    Not that Williamsburg wasn’t nice but that pesky hurricane kept raining with wind blowing that we went to The Pottery, the outlets, Olive Garden for lunch, and we drove through Williamsburg a couple of times, at least saw the houses a couple of times.

    But Virginia is not very welcoming to visitors so I shall never go back there. 6.5% sales tax, even on food!

    On the way home, today, which is Sunday, not so bad BUT...the tail end of Matthew poured rains down upon us and we drove over that Chesapeake-BayBridge tunnel in 60 miles an hour winds, thank God we had the Jeep but the Jeep was not happy. The rest of Route 13 was flooded.

    Anyway, have watched no Sunday talk shows but got to pick up dogs in an hour and might post my thoughts and opinions, no charge!

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 9 October 2016

    10/09/2016 5:29:24 AM PDT · 36 of 328
    Fishtalk to Alas Babylon!
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    Good morning AB, Yon Commenters, Bray, All

    I am writing this early Sunday morning, in Williamsburg, Virginia of all places, while Matthew, or what's left of it, pounds the Virginia coast.

    Speaking of Matthew, I have included a pic of my nephew, Matthew Fish, and the bribes he is giving out for his campaign for the student council in his school. I often write about Matthew on this thread for even at the tender age of 14 he vows he will be president when of age and you must smile, already he's out campaigning.

    Not to mention it's very possible my beautiful granddaughter might be his First Lady, they are not related thought it's complicated.

    Anyway, thank you AB for reliably doing this thread, Bray for weekly wisdom, and yon commenters for helping to flesh it out for us.

    "So Pat, what the hell are you doing in Williamsburg, Virginia, for Gods sake, and at the tail end of a hurricane?"

    Well, my niece and I had planned this trip for several months and this Matthew fellow, not my nephew, decides to visit Florida and the east coast.

    Oh, we both argued and debated and my niece, Connie, daughter of my sister, said sister who LIVES IN NAPLES FLORIDA….is hysterical, telling me that they will close the Chesapeake-Bay bridge in the hurricane.

    Yes we did make it down to Williamsburg but we only got to drive through the town a couple of times due to inclement weather. But we went to the Pottery and we went to the outlets and I got new rings for my beautiful fingers and new stuff for my house and we went swimming in the hotel pool and we're getting ready to go home.

    So I am getting ready to leave to head home and wanted to drop you all a line and let you know I probably won't be on much after this but all is well and will touch back with you all later.

    My niece Connie, and her boyfriend Jeff, is very conservative and I am telling her all about FreeRepublic.


    10/03/2016 12:31:05 PM PDT · 54 of 59
    Fishtalk to GailA

    Someone on this thread made mention of how difficult it would be to fulfill presidential duties with all that Hillary has. And I mentioned that after reading the list of all things “wrong” with Hillary that it sounded like a recitation of my own health issues.

    EXCEPT truth is Hillary appears to be in way worse health than me. Bearing in mind we are close to the same age.

    I have AFIB, a leaky valve, have had a quadruple bypass when I was 57 and just had a stent put in my leg so I can almost walk again.

    Hillary, on the other hand, had that blood clot thing under her skull for God’s sakes. And while at times we make fun of her ankles, man those ankles are a sure sign of leg circulatory issues. Every once in a great while my ankles tend to “pool” around the bottom of my legs like a pair of socks fallen down. But this is quite rare and yet a condition Hillary has all the time.

    I have never passed out like Hillary did on 9-11 this year.

    I think that I could handle the duties of the president, not that I want to, but with my physical limitations, which are, I should smile, handled fairly well by modern medicine.

    But again, I do NOT have all those problems Hillary seems to have. While the doc put me on Coumadin, I don’t seem to have issues with blood clots while Hillary already had a bad one.

    I can climb steps for God’s sake, my eyes never roll around in my head and I am not prone to sudden strange head movement.

    With all that, I don’t see how anyone could handle the pressures of being the American President.


    10/03/2016 10:03:40 AM PDT · 30 of 59
    Fishtalk to vette6387

    Was told I need this within next ten years


    10/03/2016 9:38:19 AM PDT · 10 of 59
    Fishtalk to ClearCase_guy

    I have a leaking heartvalve and take Coumadin. In fact all the medical problems as described fit me exactly

  • Rudy Giuliani on State of the Union (Best Rudy Ever)

    10/02/2016 1:35:16 PM PDT · 46 of 69
    Fishtalk to WENDLE

    It sure was something to watch, this Tapper person being an asshole by somehow demanding that people pay more taxes than they should.

    Else they are bad people.

    Guess what I used to do for a living? Accounting! Man I could give you a long list of businesses that claim losses and they get to carry over those loses, against the income, for many years.

    Good God if Hillary thought that was unfair, she was once a senator. WHY DIDN’T SHE CHANGE IT???

    But to be a political talk show host and be so very wrong like Tapper....and others....Chris Wallace did the same thing....I don’t know what they are thinking.

    All Tapper and the rest of those roaches really wanted was to repeat over and over that Trump paid no taxes one year. THEY are the only ones who care about those tax returns, not us out here in the public where if we have a legal deduct for our home mortgage interest...WE USE IT!!!!

    No we don’t refuse to use it so to give the gubmint more money. NOBODY DOES THAT!

    And as for this being his PERSONAL return....the income....or loss in this case, flows through to the personal return.

    It’s how it works but they make it sound evil.\

    What losers, throw away your pride you jerks in the media. We’re on to you out here in la-la land where we carry this country on our backs.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 2 October 2016

    10/02/2016 1:26:54 PM PDT · 148 of 155
    Fishtalk to Lakeside Granny

    Rudy G handled him well; he never just let him have the last word.

    Also Chris Christie was on another show, forget where, he also handled it well.

    You know, if I was a political talk show host, no way could I accuse a person taking a legal income tax deduction as somehow being a bad person.

    I don’t know how they can sleep at night.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 2 October 2016

    10/02/2016 12:31:41 PM PDT · 144 of 155
    Fishtalk to All

    So when I went in to lunch I watch Jake Tapper.

    Man his interview of Rudy G. was so awful I almost had to turn it off.

    What do these people think, that if Trump took a huge loss that he should pay taxes too?

    Trump should say that if he had his way he would much rather have made money and paid taxes on his income than lose so much.

    Tapper kept saying that most people pay federal taxes and Rudy G said oh no most people do NOT pay federal taxes and those that do would NEVER turn down a deduction and instead pay more taxes.

    OVER and over these talk show hosts beat on this, including Chris Wallace and Chuck Todd.

    They must think we were all born at night, LAST NIGHT!

    Also, didn’t want you all to go away without the latest scoop.

    Seems Trump made some comment last night about Hillary being “disloyal” to Bill.

    Whoo.....the talk show nothing-burgers are all over this, demanding to know why Trump said this, that he had no right to accuse Hillary of being unfaithful.

    Note Trump said Hillary was not LOYAL to Bill....could mean being unfaithful but could mean other things.

    The thing that intrigues me is why Trump said that.

    Does he know something about Hillary and Huma and he said it as a warning? Did he want to get the political pundits all atwitter and foaming at the mouth, off of Miss Piggy Universe?

    The gossip in me would love to believe there’s a YUGE October surprise out there.

    We shall see.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 2 October 2016

    10/02/2016 9:48:33 AM PDT · 133 of 155
    Fishtalk to Fishtalk

    It’s called a Model United Nations at Suffolk Law School..this Matthew Fish thing.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 2 October 2016

    10/02/2016 8:39:23 AM PDT · 121 of 155
    Fishtalk to patriotspride

    I hate to say this because I really don’t want to argue here, but I kind of like Chris Stirewalt.

    I think he has a great sense of humor, he’s glib....well I don’t like him enough to tape his show or anything. And at times he does tend to sound too pro-establishment, I get that.

    But folks I am so tired of Sean Hannity although I like Sean. But a)he talks over people entirely too much, b)he’s downright boring at times.

    And talk about someone you don’t like, since I’m fired up and it’s almost nap time....I simply cannot STAND GREG GUTFELD!

    He got that gig with Suburu and that’s his only claim to fame. He fights regularly with Kimberly Guilfoyle and it’s not clever or cute.

    I note that Fox is moving people around and yeah, I watch Fox all the time. So I got an opinion.

    Which is part of the reason I kind of welcomed Stirewalt because he’s got a glib way of talking, good humor.

    I also cannot stand Dana Perino although I know she’s pretty and probably a nice lady. And she does love her dog, this is a plus. But she’s so establishment I must hold my nose when she speaks.

    Britt Hume is now hosting Greta’s old show and he does okay. Although Britt, I remind, jumped on the anti-Trump bandwagon early on during the primaries and he was a sniveling fool about it. Now that he’s got a show he is much more impartial but still, he’s old news. Time for him to retire.

    I also don’t much like Juan Williams but that’s more because he’s a lib than much else.

    I think Stirewalt needs more time to mellow and he will then go places.

    I also think it’s time for Fox to take a long look at Chris Wallace, perhaps after the election?

    Time for some of these fogies to go. How about some Bloggers?

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 2 October 2016

    10/02/2016 8:16:48 AM PDT · 112 of 155
    Fishtalk to Fu-fu2

    I’m sorry folks, but that tax story is going nowhere.

    Someone upthread asked about this earned income credit and since a)I did payroll all my life and b)I know a lot of people using this thing.....only the elected and ruling class give two shits about tax returns.

    You notice you never see voters coming out and demanding tax returns, only the political class. That’s because voters too deal with tax returns, they deduct their home mortgage interest as allowed, they LOVE the earned income credit where it’s now gotten to the point that they actually can get this money EACH AND EVERY PAY DAY.

    Voters aren’t going to get in a snit about Donald Trump’s tax return from over 20 years ago and frankly voters aren’t going to be weeping over Miss Piggy, who got elected Miss Universe then promptly violated her contract by gaining 60 pounds.

    We get this kind of thing out here in la-la land where we carry this country on our backs. We deal with all kinds of taxes and goodness losing and gaining weight is a national obsession.

    It’s my story and I’m sticking to it.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 2 October 2016

    10/02/2016 7:07:57 AM PDT · 89 of 155
    Fishtalk to pugmama

    Perhaps some member of his family? This looks like a betrayal.

    For the right amount of money.....