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  • Ariana Grande fans around the world unite on social media with the hashtag #Arianators [tr]

    05/23/2017 8:54:52 AM PDT · 86 of 98
    Fishtalk to RummyChick

    He was on Big Brother year or so ago.

    Really flaming and nasty.

  • Ariana Grande fans around the world unite on social media with the hashtag #Arianators [tr]

    05/23/2017 8:53:02 AM PDT · 85 of 98
    Fishtalk to BenLurkin

    above, video of
    Arianna licking the doughnut.

    She’s such a classy broad.

    She hates America and her brother is a gay nasty guy.

  • Bombshell: Donna Brazile warned off private eye on Seth Rich murder

    05/23/2017 6:20:32 AM PDT · 101 of 234
    Fishtalk to Freemeorkillme

    Here’s my question about Seth Rich.....

    ....but first let’s establish that I think there is something big going on with Rich. I think he was murdered. This is not rocket science.

    But why?

    Come on people, tell me why?

    Did someone think he was about to deliver some information to someone else at 4 in the AM?

    Was he killed for punishment for having already delivered some revealing information? If so, why kill somebody AFTER the deed, risk capture and the truth getting out?

    IF I could understand just why Rich was murdered (and again, I truly believe he was killed outright) I would feel more comfortable with all this speculation.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 21 May 2017

    05/21/2017 11:41:55 AM PDT · 170 of 186
    Fishtalk to All

    FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Secretary of State Rex Tillerson; Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.

    Tillerson displays his statesmanlike self, McCain calls Trump’s Russia investigation as bad as Watergate.

    MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Pre-empted by English Premier League soccer coverage. Soccer almost better than show

    FACE THE NATION (CBS): Sens. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Marco Rubio, R-Fla.

    Marco Rubio and Diane Feinstein have not much worth saying.

    THIS WEEK (ABC): President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, H.R. McMaster; Reps. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, and Elijah Cummings, D-Md.; Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb.
    Chaffetz tells why he is leaving. I don’t believe him either.

    STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Rubio; Reps. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill.

    Adam Schiff rolls eyes and predicts Trump failure in Saudi Arabia.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 21 May 2017

    05/21/2017 9:02:10 AM PDT · 133 of 186
    Fishtalk to Cboldt

    I didn’t go too deep into your link but I am just shocked. There is so much information on this matter and we can’t get anybody in DC to look into it?

    And if you guys will indulge me, I got something I got to get off my chest. It’s this Comey nut.

    I first realized that he was nuts the day he testified before some congress committee and said he was “nauseous” about possibly influencing the election. Well that comment and the seventeen thousand emails he said were found on Weiner’s computer.

    Oh....hey, I got a certificate from the NAMI (National Association for Mental Illness) which I attended because of my nut daughter AND....I went to class to be trained so that I may teach and lead these sorts of things. I know mental illness, not that I’m proud of it.

    I could tell by how Comey smiled, how he tilted his head. You guys are just going to have to believe me on this but I’m thinking that guy spends an hour a day in front of a mirror, several hours when testifying before congress.

    I’m serious, I was sitting there watching and screaming in my head “GUY IS NUTS! GUY IS NUTS!”.

    This past week Pres. Trump said he was nuts somewhere and it’s now fairly common suspicion.

    Are you telling me in all the years this Comey’s been around, nobody noticed he was crazy? The head of the FBI, now calling his friends with fake comments he supposedly wrote that nobody’s seen.....

    ....well I could go on and on.

    But I realize, to my despair, that there’s been a nutjob in charge of our FBI for many years.

    They liked him because he would do what they wanted.


    Thanks. I’m done.

  • James Comey Wore A Blue Suit To Blend In With The White House Curtains

    05/21/2017 8:53:01 AM PDT · 29 of 74
    Fishtalk to BenLurkin

    What alarms me as just these past few weeks I learned that the head of my country’s Federal Bureau of Investigation is nuts.

    Nobody else noticed this?

    How many other hidden nuts they got up there in DC?

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 21 May 2017

    05/21/2017 7:11:01 AM PDT · 76 of 186
    Fishtalk to All

    Trump getting ready to give speech to Muslims.

    Big question, will he mention radical Muslim and their reign of terror?

    I’m intrigued.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 21 May 2017

    05/21/2017 6:57:41 AM PDT · 62 of 186
    Fishtalk to rodguy911

    Here’s the thing about this Seth Rich thing....seriously, if someone actually got killed over all this...why isn’t each and every Republican scheduling press conferences and demanding answers?

    Why isn’t Trey Gowdy, the handsomest guy in congress-thought I’d throw that in there, out demanding a special investigator into the death of Seth Rich?

    Why isn’t Lindsay Graham, John McCain, McConnell....take the entire day, one after one after one, stand on the podium and demand special investigation into the death of this young man?

    Americans will sit up and take notice if we had an opposition party, was against THE MURDER OF POLITICAL OPPONENTS!!!!

    There’s our problem people.

    Maybe we all need to march on DC and demand such an investigation. McCain’s too busy dealing with campaign finance reform....remember that?

    I sleep better at night knowing he got it passed. Everybody remembers McCain fondly for his work on campign finance reform, no?

    The murder of a political operative?

    Not so much.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 21 May 2017

    05/21/2017 6:53:14 AM PDT · 58 of 186
    Fishtalk to Cboldt
    . His claim to investigators that "I didn't know Plame worked at the CIA!" was not credible.

    She was a bathroom attendant. Regularly changed towels and filled up the soap dispensers.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 21 May 2017

    05/21/2017 6:49:19 AM PDT · 54 of 186
    Fishtalk to Protect the Bill of Rights

    Thanks for the expansion of details.

    I remember that whole joke well.

    It’s a perfect example of how out of control a special prosecutor can be.....more about punishing political rivals than justice.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 21 May 2017

    05/21/2017 6:11:51 AM PDT · 35 of 186
    Fishtalk to bray

    This has been an overwhelming week, no?

    A special counsel appointed....remember Scooter Libby’s special counsel? It didn’t matter whether Libby was guilty or innocent. The swamp people were mad at Dick Cheney and punished his subordinate.

    You don’t think this will happen again?

    Trump’s trip to the Mideast is fascinating.

    Let us start with the headscarf.

    Why should women not of the Muslim faith have to wear head scarves? I am so proud of Trump and Melania for refusing to do so.

    Oh, and he didn’t bow and kiss anybody’s ring. Oh, and he has yet to declare America the bad guys.

    Today is going to be more about the speech, this trip and how to say bad things, than perhaps the Sunday talk shows themselves.

    This should be interesting.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 21 May 2017

    05/21/2017 5:39:14 AM PDT · 27 of 186
    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.

    I am very happy FreeRepublic is up today, thank you site owners and workers, you were missed. I suggest if you haven’t contributed to the Freepathon perhaps consider doing so.

    Below is my daily journal of political events. If too long please scroll by but do stay around to add you political commentary.

    Tuesday-date- 5/16/17 Daily Update

    Best I can figure out President Trump let slip the name of some city involved with the attacks on ISIS.

    At least that’s what the Washington Post says happened during a meeting recently between some Russian diplomat and Trump.

    Man they are determined to bring Trump down so much they make up lies.

    I am so sick of hearing about the Russians and so is much of America.

    And everywhere we hear about this “special prosecutor”. But to get a prosecutor you need a crime….YOU NEED A CRIME!!!!

    These Democrats want to get the prosecutor to go and FIND THE CRIME!

    This morning I saw, guess who?

    Remember Ken Starr?

    I remember him well, how the news media tried to make up things about him being a pervert, how they followed him as he emptied his trash.

    AND that awful Fitzgerald guy who put poor Scooter Libby in jail although everyone knew who let is slip that Valeria Plame was a night time janitor at the NSA.

    A special prosecutor does not guarantee justice in any manner. A special prosecutor guarantees a political showboat and that’s all.

    Daily Update

    Trump takes off for G7, grand tour around the world. Seth Rich

    So President Trump is taking a trip around the world and the liberals/left does not like it. They do not, under any circumstances, want Trump to succeed or look good.

    We’ll be watching that trip with eagle eyes.

    The biggest story of yesterday was a new look into the death of DNC operative, Seth Rich.

    Rich was shot in the back at 4 in the morning. He was left for dead. His wallet and cell phone were still on his person.

    Now it comes out that Rich was involved with the Wikileaks release of information.

    So somehow he ended up dead?

    I’ve spent a lifetime casting glances at the many unusual deaths around the Clintons. So have many of us, I suspect.

    People kill themselves, get in unusual airplane crashes, die strange and weird deaths. There has been compiled a list of these strange deaths and it’s way up there, in the 60’s or some such.

    Could the Clintons be behind the death of Seth Rich?

    Daily Update

    Independent Counsel Appointed. Democrats win. Stick market begins to sink.

    They’re going to win, people. Indeed, they’ve already won.

    Because every damn one of you out there reading this who think your vote means a damn thing to the powerful bureaucrats and appointed elites… are wrong.

    It’s Robert Mueller, who all the pundits this morn tell us is a wonderful, great and wonderful guy, is the appointee.

    They said the same thing about Comey.

    James Comey, who controlled EVERYBODY in D.C. as we learn it.

    Why aren’t the Republicans appointing someone to investigate that meeting between Bill Clinton and Loretta Lynch? Why isn’t there a counsel to look into Hillary’s emails?

    The Republicans are a majority, they have no power?

    Even Trump tweeted everything I wrote above just this morning.

    This is just so wrong but I worry no more.

    I give up.

    They have won.

    -Daily Update

    Rush Limbaugh Annoys

    FreeRepublic, one of my favorite web sites is down. Has been all week. Please don’t ask me how a web site can be down all week. I don’t know.

    The day before-Weds of this past week-a special prosecutor was named to study the Russians, who my dogs told me pooped in our hallway.

    I was anxious for news. I’m a news junkee. FreeRepublic, Facebook even, Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Mark Levin…..I get a news/political fix hourly.

    Except yesterday when Rush Limbaugh decided Roger Ailes needed almost his entire first hour for adulation.

    Now I have nothing against Roger Ailes and may he rest in peace. And for sure Rush should pay homage who helped him so much. BUT FOR ALMOST AN HOUR?!?!?!? Plays sound bytes and quotes from speeches and on and on and on and on.

    Then, when Rush finally talks about the news he get a freaking phone call…this in the second hour, with another question about Ailes…and that took up another fifteen minutes of time, these in the second hour.

    I’m over it. I was anxious and was looking forward to Rush’s take on the special counsel and I got to hear about Roger Ailes.

    Who, by the way, had some pretty dastardly things said about him toward the end….Fox all day praising this man as if Jesus.

    Saturday-date-5/20/17 Daily Update

    Rush Limbaugh was right!

    Yesterday I said some angry things about Rush Limbaugh, mostly because I was mad at him for spending the entire first hour or his program boring me about Roger Ailes.

    Time to give Rush his due because he’s seldom, if ever, wrong.

    But when Rush made this assertion I was flummoxed. I thought he was nuts.

    “It’s not the Democrat party leading all this resistance and attempt to destroy Trump,” Rush told us. “IT’S THE MEDIA!”

    First, when I see a reference to this nameless, invisible “media” my eyes glaze over. I know there was once, or maybe still is, some kind of group email known as Journolist” or some such. But beyond that how does this monster invisible “media” hold meetings? Do they vote on what to say? Where are those tapes?

    However I am aware that there is a big media conglomerate out there and while I don’t understand where and how they get their talking points, they do all seem to have a daily meme that seems to be mutual.

    The notion that this invisible group of nobodies somehow is controlling our country flabbergasts me. I thought Rush lost his mind.


    The media is running this show and what a powerful position to be in.

    I do know that Valerie Jarrett’s daughter is a bigwig at CNN. There are other gubmint people inside of national news organizations. The media is also one of the most nepotistic organizations on the planet. There’s hardly anyone with a position of any reknown that doesn’t have a parent in the news world. I would include Cooper Anderson, Chris Wallace, Steve Deucy and many others in this group.

    And now, with the Democrats all the hell over the place, the media steps up to the plate and is running the show.

    This is scary, people.

    On a personal note

    Big story coming up on HBO called “Fatal Family Secrets”. Article this week in People magazine, which a neighbor who knows my daughter, walked straight to my door.

    She killed her mother, this Gypsy Rose Blanchard, who it is claimed was the victim of Munchausen by proxy by that same mother, Dee Dee Blanchard.

    It’s all a lie.

    The wonderful Gypsy Rose had her boyfriend kill her mother. She got ten years for second degree murder.

    She was 23 years old and in all those years, school and hospitals, there was no one she could tell her mother was abusing her?

    I bring this up because I am terrified my daughter will do the same thing to me. I am discovering that this is a big deal with these people. They spend their lives abusing and disfiguring themselves then when they grow up they say their mothers did it. I posted right here on this forum an excerpt from my daughter’s GOFUNDME page where she claims that I had Munchausen by Proxy and this is why she needs money. I also posted a story about a woman who lied about being kidnapped, said it was a Mexican woman took her. She too said her mother abused her and that’s why she’s nuts.

    And note please that this crazy woman, Gypsy Lee, got her boyfriend to kill her mother Because they can sell ice to an Eskimo, coal to a coal miner, sex to a prostitute. There is nothing a Munchausen person can’t do. They would be great successes in life if they used their talents sanely.

    This is not to say that there is no such thing as Munchausen by Proxy and mothers who abuse their own children for sympathetic attention. They are not normally in their 20’s, 40 in the case of my daughter, 30 in case of the kidnapped nutjob. At some point you think they could have told someone…a health caregiver, a teacher, a relative. Munchausen by Proxy victims are almost always discovered before age 10.

    But hey, it’s a good lie.

    This illness is starting to get a lot of attention, as well it should. Because my argument is that it’s part and parcel of the society of snowflakes we have. We all have a need for attention, but in this nut job society, sympathy is free and there are many who do bad things to get it.

    If anything should ever happen to me all I ask is that yon reader not let her get away with it. SHE will never do anything but note please the above examples of how these people get others to do their evil deeds. My daughter makes a career out of bilking the mentally ill.

    I have been in contact with the producer of this series and several others. I am fighting back.

  • First on CNN: Comey now believes Trump was trying to influence him, source says.

    05/20/2017 3:42:01 PM PDT · 110 of 219
    Fishtalk to SpaceBar

    I ask, how did he keep his job all those years? Nobody noticed he was nuts?

  • Donald Trump Lands In Saudi Arabia

    05/20/2017 7:43:12 AM PDT · 87 of 148
    Fishtalk to Liz

    I have been watching this all morning, since some would say I don’t have a life.

    I have been just so impressed and proud.

    This is so much better than to have a transgender POTUS getting up all over the world and tell them how America caused all the problems.

    I know the Dems are taking gas as it’s all about a royal and pleasant POTUS visit and NOT about Russia and colluding and that awful, awful Comey guy.

    It’s a new day.......

  • Donald Trump Lands In Saudi Arabia

    05/20/2017 6:09:20 AM PDT · 43 of 148
    Fishtalk to blackbetty59

    I noted that Melania did not wear head covering and good for her.

    And heh, Arafat. Guy is buried in someone’s backyard.

    The Clintons and Obamas kissed his butt, nothing-burger.

    If entering some kind of religious shrine required head covering for women, that’s one thing. My own church used to require head covering for woman-Catholic-and in such a place guests would be considered rude not to honor that tradition.

    But to force someone to wear something EVERYWHERE and ALL THE TIME is just mean.....

    ....Melania looks gorgeous and she’s so classy.

  • We're up, but still have some problems

    05/19/2017 6:13:23 AM PDT · 77 of 194
    Fishtalk to moovova


    Well I’ll not lie, I am super glad to see FreeRepublic back up. I gripe sometimes and for sure there’s plenty more out there on the web.

    So let me take a moment and say what I really like about FreeRepublic.

    Can’t get a better layout for posts. There isn’t a web site out there that is as easy and simple to read and follow as FreeRepublic.

    I think the comment section and methodology is above par. I like that you can hit a code and it takes you back to who you are commenting to. So much better than Facebook, which confuses me to a gnarly end.

    I would not change the front page or the comment area but I’d consider getting an “ignore” key and for sure factor in the ability of people to delete or edit their own comments.

    Having to get an admin moderator is a bit of a pain when the system hiccups and posts five bazillion of the same post.

    Not really a big deal but since you asked.

    And lookit, if Bloggers are not allowed, or whatever this “Vanity” thing is....why not just disallow them? Maybe make people sign up for the ability to make such posts? Is sending out a grump to be mean and nasty the way to go on this?

    Anyway, I quite enjoyed the FB time span, getting to see pics of other Freepers, learning about them.

    I do contribute every year to Fr as it’s worth it for the simplicity and excellence of the design.

    I know nothing about cloud drives or databasis but if money is a factor why not just charge people to use the system that assurance is made to have needed funds?

    Just some thought from one who means well.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 14 May 2017

    05/14/2017 2:11:41 PM PDT · 241 of 263
    Fishtalk to Fhios

    Sunday political talk shows

    FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Sens. Mike Lee, R-Utah, and Mark Warner, D-Va.
    Chris Wallace continues to turn into a liberal.

    MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Secretary of State Rex Tillerson; Sens. Linda Graham, R-S.C., and Chuck U. Schumer, D-N.Y.
    Lindsay Graham thinks there should be a ….special prosecutor… Does anybody remember that awful Fitzgerald guy and Valeria Plame the telephone operator at the CIA ?

    FACE THE NATION (CBS): Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb.; Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif.; former Defense Secretary Robert Gates.
    Senator Warner from Va. Guy says firing Comey over how he handled Hillary is silly.

    Senator Warner, expert on silliness.
    THIS WEEK (ABC): Warner; Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations; James Clapper, former director of national intelligence.
    James Clapper lies again. Nikki Haley does great job.

    STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Schumer; Clapper.


  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 14 May 2017

    05/14/2017 8:08:33 AM PDT · 146 of 263
    Fishtalk to All

    Just so you all know, I will be putting up the links to the shows later on but might be a bit late.

    My son-in-law just called and told me my daughter didn’t even ask to see my granddaughter today. But my granddaughter desperately wants to see her mother so he’s taking her. Has to lie about her age because the current loony bin daughter is in have to be 16 to visit.

    Why is she in the loony bin? This is what...the fourth or fifth time THIS YEAR!

    And nobody notices this?

    Anyway, going down to see my niece, who also has nobody on Mother’s Day as her son is in Florida. So might be late tonight but I will put up the links and snark soon as I can.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 14 May 2017

    05/14/2017 6:57:51 AM PDT · 51 of 263
    Fishtalk to kabar

    I went back and reviewed Lindsay’s talk with Todd. Todd put up a poll by America with 78% wanting a special prosecutor. Lindsay says it’s now a counter-intelligence investigation but if it goes to a criminal investigation he will advocate a special prosecutor.

    Graham also wants Trump to release his tax returns?


    What the hell are Republicans doing demanding turning over tax returns? Do they not think this will go against them in the future?

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 14 May 2017

    05/14/2017 6:47:17 AM PDT · 46 of 263
    Fishtalk to Alas Babylon!
    Vice President Dick Cheney’s office, then-Attorney General John Ashcroft — who had close ties with the vice president and president — had his deputy, James B. Comey (now the FBI director), appoint a special prosecutor. Comey tapped Patrick Fitzgerald, the U.S. attorney from Chicago, and Fitzgerald aggressively investigated for two years, ultimately convicting Cheney chief of staff Scooter Libby on charges of perjury and obstruction of justice.

    I proclaim my expertise on the matter of Joe Wilson and Valerie Plame, bathroom attendant for the CIA.

    Note in the copy and paste above, from the Washington Post, well goodness COMEY APPOINTED FITZGERALD!

    Remember it was discovered that a buddy of Colin Powell released the info about Plame but this independent prosecutor, APPOINTED BY THE VERY HONEST AND DECENT COMEY, sent Scooter Libby to jail anyway, never mind the truth or anything.

    And then there's Sandy Berger.

    Here's my bigger question, why is some nobody on FreeRepublic telling this? Why don't the Republicans come out and tell this story over and over?

    Instead we get Lindsay Graham on Meet the Press agreeing to appoint and independent prosecutor, knowing the awful history of this action.