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  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 10 December 2017

    12/10/2017 1:43:43 PM PST · 236 of 261
    Fishtalk to onyx

    So you bring up another funny memory.

    Around these parts it’s Sudafed that you got to sign for, show license, and perform obscene acts on the Pharmacist.

    Sudafed is the best med to clear up a runny nose.

    So I signed but I complained because hey, I’m a Freeper. We complain about silly stuff like this. Because some twit buys Sudafed and manages to make stronger heroin or some such we all got be inconvenienced?

    I was kind of loud and the Pharmacist put his hands on hips and says “Would you rather somebody die from a bad batch of drugs?”

    Yeah....guy smart enough to be a Pharmacist....hey...THEY USE SUGAR TO MAKE COCAINE!!!

    Should we all have to sign for sugar now?

    As the country is dumbed down.

    I don’t think they make you sign for Sudafed anymore as last at Walmart I saw it not under lock and key.

    Maybe I wasn’t the only one sick of this stuff.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 10 December 2017

    12/10/2017 1:08:17 PM PST · 232 of 261
    Fishtalk to onyx

    I tell ya, yesterday was weird here in Delaware. We’re not Alabama or Mississippi but we are by the seashore with mildly temperate weather.

    First, bring Jeep home Friday from errand, had no idea it was even going to snow. Round these parts they call for snow the radio guys are screaming at us to get bread and milk. The weather guys are with warning or watching.

    My garage door is broke, someday I’ll explain. But I got to open and close it manually so now I only put the Jeep inside when there’s a snow warning.

    And I knew nothing about some snow storm about to hit Delaware big time.

    Later that night I do realize it is snowing bejeesus and there’s the Jeep sitting out in it all and I wasn’t about to go out in the freeze to put it away.

    Next morn-Saturday, I get up and damn if five inches aren’t laying on my deck. And the Jeep! I am so ashamed.

    But I figured hey, five inches of snow....I got this. I took a broom and cleaned off my back deck, the Jeep, the sidewalk and like that....spiffy.

    About an hour later I look out and there’s stuff coming out of the sky. I figure it’s loose snow blowing off of the branches so I go on about my business.

    I look out about an hour later and damn, another couple of inches of snow laying on the ground.

    I could have put the Jeep in the garage in that time but again, not fighting sleet and snow. Took broom, cleaned off Jeep and deck again. Ramp off of deck for the dogs.

    Around 7pm last night, IT WAS DOING EVERY DAMN THING OUT THERE! It was snowing, and sleeting and raining.

    This morning folks, took me about an hour to get that Jeep out of the snow block. None of the windows would open, the roof covered with rock hard snow that I could not pry off with a crow bar.

    All told he got almost eight inches of snow, not a blizzard by any means, but on 12/10 in a temperate climate? Those Jeep windows would not budge but I sat in it with heat on, told it how sorry I was, and cursed the gods who wrought this upon us.

    And freaking Wilmington, Delaware got nary a single drop of snow!

    Anyway, I got so freaked out I decided I had to go somewhere today. I wanted to make sure the Jeep still ran. I noted in my church bulletin that confessions today, plenty of priests on hand.

    Well I been wanting to go to confession cause I either do it during Advent and Lent.

    So now most of the snow is gone, big meltdown.

    Jeep ran just fine and priest forgave all my sins.

    Penace-one our Father and one hail Mary. I couldn’t have been too bad.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 10 December 2017

    12/10/2017 12:55:21 PM PST · 231 of 261
    Fishtalk to Alas Babylon!
    Sunday Political Talk Show Thread


    FreeRepublic link to Sunday Talk Show Thread Below


    Talking Points of this Day

    Lots of female abusers and discussions of Roy Moore. That senate race is this week and so we must pay close attention. Almost none of the Republican guests want Moore to win in Alabama. ------------------------------

    FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley; Reps. Barbara Comstock, R-Va., and Debbie Dingell-Berry, D-Mich.

    Nikki Haley always does a nice job as a guest but she do not like Moore from Alabama.

    Youtube Link



    MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Sens. Bernie Sanders, CCCP-Vt., and Tim Scott, R-S.C.; Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn.

    I expected more from Tim Scott. He also does not like Roy Moore

    Youtube Link



    FACE THE NATION (CBS): Haley; Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Susan Collins, R-Maine

    Dick Durbin love, love loves Al Frankin.


    Youtube Link



    THIS WEEK (ABC): Dean Young, campaign strategist for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore.

    Finally, somebody defending Roy Moore. Who is going to win by the way.

    Youtube Link



    STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Haley; Rep. Adam Schi(t)ff, D-Calif.; Sen. Richard Shelby, RINO-Ala.

    Got to have one guest of Adam Schiff, he of the scary eyes and satanic smile.

    Youtube Link



  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 10 December 2017

    12/10/2017 5:15:37 AM PST · 15 of 261
    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.

    Tuesday Date-12/5/17

    Trump endorses Roy Moore, Florida congress critter steals from poor children and FBI guy Peter Strzok fired for inability to keep political thoughts to hisself.


    Below, Trumps tweet endorsing Roy Moore.

    After all, what did Roy Moore do? At age 32 he got involved with some younger females, one of which was alleged to be under age at the time but it's not provable. There's a few other young ladies in Moore's youth but they were all legal.

    Prince Charles, at age 33, got involved with a 19 year old young woman, Princess Diana.

    It's not unheard of and does NOT make someone a pedophile. Evidently Moore grew out of his "addiction" to younger females as the only ones with any kind of story are from 40 years ago.


    Donald J. Trump‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump

    Democrats refusal to give even one vote for massive Tax Cuts is why we need Republican Roy Moore to win in Alabama. We need his vote on stopping crime, illegal immigration, Border Wall, Military, Pro Life, V.A., Judges 2nd Amendment and more. No to Jones, a Pelosi/Schumer Puppet!


    -Corrine Brown stole from children $800,000!

    They arrested her and she's going to jail.

    Seems there IS justice for all in America. This bitch stole the money from poor children!


    This story has been all the rage, this former head of the Clinton investigation was discovered to be tweeting anti-Trump sentiments and this was considered ill-thought since the guy was investigating the man.


    Washington (CNN)A former top counterintelligence expert at the FBI, now at the center of a political uproar for exchanging private messages that appeared to mock President Donald Trump, changed a key phrase in former FBI Director James Comey's description of how former secretary of state Hillary Clinton handled classified information, according to US officials familiar with the matter.

    Electronic records show Peter Strzok,


    Special investigator Mueller fired this guy, who also had a girlfriend in the FBI.

    This story does make me smile.

    Wednesday Date-12/6/17

    John Conyers resigns, endorses his son to replace him.


    So Conyers, once a noble guy who fought for his people, becomes a dirty old man, wearing his underwear and groping women while in church.

    So from his hospital bed he declares his retirement and that he wants his son, John Conyers III, to replace him.

    Say what?

    Do these people get to name their replacements? Is this England or something? Is congress now a monarchy with future members appointed by the likes of Kim Jung-Un to keep it in the family?

    Also big news about those two jerks who were researching President Trump although they hated him and expressed it very pubicly. Some guy name Weisman and some guy with a name that can't be pronounced…STORCZ or something like that.

    Is it too much to expect an impartial investigation into this matter?

    Expect more fireworks from this.

    Thursday Date-12/7/17

    Trump names Jerusalem Israel capital


    There was never any such country as Palestine and those "Palestinians" are freeloading Arabs, living off the fat of Israel's work. Not Jordan, No Egypt, not Saudi Arabia will take them but Israel is supposed to live with them on the basis of the day Palestine takes over Israel and all the Jews are driven into the sea.

    So while Israel's parliament and legislature is in Jerusalem, while Israel lives peaceably with the Arabs among them, America did not recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital because….well it's kind of not fully recognizing Israel's right to exist.

    So no President of America has yet to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

    I think I know why but don't tell anybody I told you.

    Because keeping that stupid conflict alive between Israel and Palestine, the Muslims think that someday, some how, Israel will become a Muslim state.

    Does anybody remember Yassar Arafat? A loser-burger who is now buried in somebody's back yard. The Palestinian leader who refused the moon, sun and stars from Bill Clinton, who was ready to give it all that he may be the one who finally creates that Palestinian state.

    As if the planet earth needs such a thing.

    The reason why no prior presidents would recognize is because they were bribed, pure and simple.

    The Saudis had plenty of money, as did Jordan. They don't want those reprobate Palestinians living in their country. They want the Palestinians to remain Israel's problem.

    Yeah, I am pretty sure Obama and that admin got lots of money, the Bushes, both of them who turned out to be one of the biggest disappointments on the planet, and the Clintons, but of course.

    Trump didn't want bribes. He did the right thing. A country has a right to pick its own damn capital and finally someone with more than air between the legs did something right and just.

    Friday Date-12/8/17

    Al Frankin "resigns".



    Of course he built in a way to wait until the election of Roy Moore in Alabama and ascertain that result.

    This guy is such a creep. Add Matt Lauer and we spit and hiss out here in la la land where we carry this country on our backs.

    I don't deny anyone success. But if they use that success, be it host of a popular morning show, comedian from a late night show or an elected official….to be nasty and crude….we resent that.

    Matt Lauer had it all. Harvey Weinstein had it all. Al Franken had it all. But they were assholes, just add salt, and they will go to their grave shamed and embarrassed.

    Their children will have to live with knowing what they did. All their good accomplishments, if any, forgotten in the light of the scandal.

    Let's hope some lessons are learned from this.


    This gives women no thrill whatsoever.

    And Matt Lauer….et al…..I am so laughing at you assholes.

    And after you pass from this life, the minute you open your eyes in the afterlife you will meet Lucifer.


    Saturday Date-12/9/17

    The Yearbook is a Fake!


    Seems Senate candidate Roy Moore, now running in Alabama to fill the vacated seat of Jeff Sessions, has been cheated.

    His accuser, allegedly only 14 at the time of their meeting, admits faking "some" of the yearbook signing she'd used as proof of knowing Roy Moore.

    But "some" of it was false.

    And we should believe the rest of it is true?

    If so, why should we?

    That election is coming up this week and it's not over until the fat lady sings.

  • Harold Ford Jr. suspended from 'Morning Joe' until harassment case settled

    12/08/2017 7:49:19 AM PST · 31 of 60
    Fishtalk to Fishtalk

    Said she fell down, hit her head on a table, and died.

    Happens all the time.

    And the ME who examined the body had a slew of body parts in his freezer....a loser who could easily be bribed.

    And Morning Joe got away with it but do not forget, President Trump did mention it. He mentioned it because we know he did it.

    Him and Condit, killing interns and walking away.

  • Harold Ford Jr. suspended from 'Morning Joe' until harassment case settled

    12/08/2017 7:46:49 AM PST · 29 of 60
    Fishtalk to Eddie01

    I see you know about Lori.

  • Report: Pink Raising Her Children to Be Gender-Neutral

    12/05/2017 11:12:26 AM PST · 24 of 34
    Fishtalk to Extremely Extreme Extremist

    Love her songs.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 3 December 2017

    12/03/2017 12:07:02 PM PST · 224 of 243
    Fishtalk to Alas Babylon!
    Sunday Political Talk Show Thread


    FreeRepublic link to Sunday Talk Show Thread Below

    Talking Points of this Day

    It was all about Flynn and his upcoming execution for saying the door was red the first time and saying it was blue the second time.


    FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): White House national security adviser H.R. McMaster; Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo.

    A look at the Reagan presidential library for a pleasant Sunday surprise.

    Youtube Link


    MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.; Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie, former campaign manager and deputy campaign manager for Donald Trump.

    Susan Collins becomes a Republican for a day. A book about the Trump campaign introduced.

    Youtube Link


    FACE THE NATION (CBS): Sens. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky, Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Anus King, I-Maine; White House budget director Mick Mulvaney.

    Mumbles McConnell touts the passed tax bill.

    Youtube Link


    THIS WEEK (ABC): Rep. Adam Schi(t)ff D-Calif.; Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.; Michael Mukasey, former attorney general.

    Rep Schiff declares entire Trump admin to be put to death, with Mike Flynn pulling the switch.

    Youtube Link


    STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Tim Scott, R-S.C.

    Sen Warner speaks of the demented Trump so much he loses his voice.

    Youtube Link


  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 3 December 2017

    12/03/2017 9:10:34 AM PST · 173 of 243
    Fishtalk to Alas Babylon!

    Well I am just as troubled as you, AB.

    There is more to Flynn than we know. The spy thing....could be.

    Because I get so disgusted when I listen to the news and hear about this Russian collusion, the millions of dollars being spent that could house the homeless.

    I got an idea for what Trump should do, and could do very well.

    Beg me and maybe I will delineate.

    And it WILL work.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 3 December 2017

    12/03/2017 8:20:33 AM PST · 144 of 243
    Fishtalk to rodguy911

    Just what, or who, do you think he is a spy for?

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 3 December 2017

    12/03/2017 6:08:13 AM PST · 44 of 243
    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, especially Rodguy, who has the inside scoop on it all.

    • 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.

    Tuesday Date-11/28/17

    Flap goes on about John Conyers and Al Franken. Rush explains Net Neutrality and that hilarious Pocohontas joke.

    The critics claim that President Trump was out of line when he referred to Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren, she who famously lied about being Native American to gain admittance to Harvard, as Pocohontas. The criticism is that Trump said it at a ceremony for hero native Americans.

    All come on. Trump is Trump and he’s way more interesting than, say, George Dubya Bush.

    Besides, Elizabeth Warren lied about her heritage in order to get a sweet teaching position, as Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee pointed out.


    At least Trump didn’t call her Fauxcohontas or Lieawatha.

    We hear that while Nancy Pelosi’s out and about and singing John Conyers’ praises, his victims are out and about and telling stories of crushing babysitting jobs and holding meetings in underwear.


    As for Al Frankin….ugly, boring, a zero burger.

    Finally, yesterday Rush Limbaugh did a good job of explaining “net neutrality” and the growth of cellular technology over Ma Bell’s huge monopoly over the country’s phone service.

    Proving what I always knew as I’ve written about AT&T, the monopoly busted by Ronald Reagan, and now AT&T is part of another monopoly!!!

    AT&T….worked for them for 15 years, made a lot of money….the company that knows how to take over the world.

    Wednesday Date-11/29/17

    Conyers, Lauer and Melania?

    Nancy Pelosi, who I knew when I was a child as my father remodeled her house, ought to be ashamed of herself for getting in our face and telling us that John Conyers, that turd from Michigan who likes to walk around in his underwear, is, to quote Pelosi….and ICON.

    Say what? A guy with no morals who treats women as if pieces of meat, is an ICON? Well he marched for Civil Rights, Pelosi might say.


    Doing something noble does not give you permission to manhandle females for the rest of your life!

    And then there’s Matt Lauer. First, he made Hillary mad when he asked about her emails during a presidential debate. But there’s been whispers about Lauer in the past, one whisper involving some kind of orgy with the staff.

    Now there was an accuser coming out of the woodwork and he was fired this morning.

    Whew. Don’t want to make Hillary mad.

    As for Melania, Laura Ingraham had a segment on Melania Trump, our current first lady, and how the press mistreats her.

    Laura (whose show I do like by the way) featured some clips from various journalists which were very catty to Melania. Some dopey female writer even wrote, to the effect, as Melania made her entrance with ballet dancers doing a dance around the room, that Melania was “probably” thinking “I only saw four mistakes”.

    Why on earth would someone write such a thing? Melania has always presented as a kind and sweet woman.

    How small is this?

    Ingraham also noted that the press was incredibly nice to Michelle Obama but I don’t necessarily agree with that. Although Michelle deserved any nastiness she got with her ugly disposition.

    Still, the media is very nasty to Melania Trump, one of the sweetest first ladies we ever had.

    Thursday Date-11/30/17

    What about Joe Scarborough’s intern?

    Her name was Lori Klausutis and she worked in Joe Scarborough’s office as an intern. Scarborough at the time was a representative from Florida.

    One morning a couple turned up in the office for a pre-scheduled appointment and they found Lori dead, lying on the office floor.

    Then we have the worst, the absolute worst Medical Examiner in the world, Dr. Michael Berkland, said Lori had suffered heart issues, fainted, and hit her head on the desk, killing her.


    You fall down, hit your head, fracture your skull, and die.

    This ME was fired by two states and is last well known for keeping dead body parts in his freezer, I am not making this up.

    Scarborough resigned from congress within several week’s of Lori’s death. The one where she hit her head and died, boom, just like that.

    The biggest defense Joe has is that he was in D.C., voting on a congressional matter, conveniently, at the time of Lori’s death.


    First, the Medical Examiner from hell did not determine Lori’s time of death. He couldn’t even determine if she was dead or alive quite honestly.

    So how the hell does Joe Scarborough know when Lori died as police reports indicate that Lori had been dead for “quite some time”. Her co-worker was on vacation.

    Joe Scarborough returns home from DC the very day Lori’s body is discovered.

    Lookit, I am a True Crime aficionado and this crime is suspect, suspect, suspect.

    Lori’s fainting spell happened several days BEFORE the attacks of 9-11-01. Remember Gary Condit? The only guy in America who benefitted by the attacks of 9-11 but now it looks like Joe Scarborough also gained some benefit.

    Because I do not believe a woman in her mid-20’s, who jogged everyday and was healthy to most folks, suddenly fainted, hit her head on a desk and died.

    President Trump mentioned Scarborough and this strange death because I strongly suspect there’s more to it.

    Trump seems to be president while a lot of actors and two bit nothing-burgers are being discovered as sex perverts, and in some cases, murderers.

    Joe Scarborough wants to shut up all talk about Lori Klausutis.

    Because something weird about that case and the Medical Examiner who has a fine, fine collection of human body parts could be easily purchased for a few bucks.

    Friday Date-12/1/17

    Kate Steinle’s murderer goes free

    Even though a True Crime buff, I haven’t paid much attention to the Kate Steinle’s case.

    Seems Kate met her parents on a pier in San Francisco and some hoodlum who had been deported at least five times prior shot and killed her.

    The story of her death is murky. Seems the illegal immigrant,
    Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, found a loaded gun wrapped in a tshirt and decided to shoot some seals.

    There are some questionable actions I have about the prosecution of this case. First, why did the prosecutors go after first and/or second murder? This low-iq illegal immigrant didn’t aim to kill Kate Steinle.

    BUT he certainly should have gotten some kind of manslaughter charge as shooting at seals on a crowded pier is a not a good idea.

    Whatever the particulars, bear in mind that this guy had been deported five times and he kept coming back.

    Had he stayed deported, as is the plan, Kate Steinle would still be alive.

    And if a legal American had found a gun and decided to shoot seals in a crowded marketplace, he or she would go to jail, as well they should.

    Just another example of the horrible immigration issues we have in this country.

    How about the news media accusing Ivanka Trump of PLAGIARIZING HERSELF!!!

    Folks, how dumb you gotta be not to know that you CANNOT plagiarize your own self.!

    Can’t stand them, the fake media.

    Also, whispers all about are that the fine, fine Geraldo Rivera, who I cannot stand with one ounce of my flesh, is too all involved in the current ongoing sexual harrasser issues.

    He Fox….please fire this guy. He brings absolutely nothing to the table and now we are to understand he participated in some sexual hijinks?

    Please let him go away.

    Saturday Date-12/2/17

    Michael Flynn guilty of lying to FBI
    Tax bill passed

    That Michael Flynn thing is nought but a bunch of nonsense repeating what we already know.

    So Jared Kushner asked members of the Trump transition team to contact various foreign diplomats to discuss issues at hand. A normal thing for the newly elected to do but the media acts like this is some kind of first, much less a crime.

    Hillary and team sells America’s uranium to the Russians and Trump gets in trouble for talking to them?

    This is all going to pass someday.

    Yesterday the senate finally passed the income tax law and you mean to tell me there was not one Democrat who cared about reducing taxes for Americans?

    And Corker? Corker? Make the man go away….please.

    He’s a zero. Needs to join the Democrats!

  • Donald Trump refers to Elizabeth Warren as 'Pocahontas' during meeting with Native Americans

    11/27/2017 2:18:28 PM PST · 16 of 125
    Fishtalk to markomalley

    My brother-in-law living in Mass says most from Mass call her LIEAWATHA.


    President Trump, sometimes I think what floats through his mind comes out of his mouth a little too soon.

    Although I am smiling and loved Press Sec. Sarah’s rejoinder to the WH press corp that maybe Elizabeth Warren should be questioned about her lies of being of Native American origin.

    In this world, the elite must never be mocked. They live, reign and dominate the of the universe.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 26 November 2017

    11/26/2017 12:10:09 PM PST · 88 of 102
    Fishtalk to All

    Sunday political talk shows

    Nov 26th, 2017

    FreeRepublic political talk show for above date thread link

    FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Sen. John Thune, R-S.D.
    Learning about raising $200 turkeys

    MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.; Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio; Anita Hill.

    Nancy Pelosi explains the diff between Clinton and Roy Moore

    FACE THE NATION (CBS): Panel of authors.

    they write books. They are boring.

    THIS WEEK (ABC): Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C.; retired Adm. Mike Mullen, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Reps. Barbara Comstock, R-Va., Jackie Speier, D-Calif.

    Mike Mullen does not speak well of current military

    STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Dick Durbin, D-Ill.; Tom Steyer, D-Calif.

    Tom Steyer asshole. He is raising funds to impeach President Trump. Who asked him?

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 26 November 2017

    11/26/2017 8:06:15 AM PST · 50 of 102
    Fishtalk to pugmama

    Watched Anita Hill on Meet the Depressed and was taken back in time.

    I remember watching those hearings. Back then I was NOT a political junkee but the process began.

    I recall telling my husband that I believed Anita Hill, that no woman would get on a national forum like those hearings and tell a wild story about pubic hair and a coke can.

    And yeah, that’s how I really felt. Now, I’m not so sure. Bearing in mind that some guy named Steele declared that Trump had prostitutes pee on a bed and that was a bizarre story as well.

    But the Clarence Thomas/Anita Hill story.....hmmmm.

    For now I don’t believe her.

    Yon reader’s input welcome. Where is Cousin Mike?

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 26 November 2017

    11/26/2017 6:04:56 AM PST · 23 of 102
    Fishtalk to Fishtalk

    On a personal note……

    ….Last week, on this thread of those dates, I posted names and a tale of a father-in-law who plunged his hand up my skirt one night after driving me home and parking his car in the driveway of the house that his son and I shared.

    Of course I was startled beyond belief. THIS WAS MY FATHER-IN-LAW! I jumped out of the car and ended whatever was going on. What? His son was not home at the time, which was the reason he was driving me home. Did he want to rape me in that little red Valiant? Did he want to come in and do the deed in the bedroom his son and I shared?

    Understand that was the end of it. He never did anything untoward again but a couple of friends of mine told me he gave them the creeps. Not that he did anything to them, just idle chatter I pass along. I do believe this guy had wandering hands. At least he was very handsome and personable.

    His wife was, of course, my mother-in-law. She was a very sweet woman and I admired her very much. Bear in mind at the time I was about 22 years old, quite pretty, but that don’t mean any man who wants gets to shove his hands under your clothing. My mother-in-law, who I revealed last week wrote a book titled “The Road to Widowhood”.

    I bought the book, and read it.

    My mother-in-law, Romaine Presnell, let’s not be coy, she wrote a book with her name all over it, was at first an elementary school teacher then became a psychotherapist at Phipps clinic at Johns Hopkins.

    So I read the book and, indeed, Edward Presnell did die, quite young, in fact.

    I got to one chapter in the book that had me drop everything and step outside to have a good sob.

    She tells the story of a friend who came over to visit her during a day of grief. She tells how he grabbed her, pulled her to him, how he groped her, shoved his tongue down her throat….

    …..Folks, you can’t make this up.

    Her son, my first husband and love, left me around the time of the groping incident, breaking my heart like it’s never been broke, then and even now, some 50 years later. I DID tell him about his father’s hands but he didn’t care. He had a new female in his life and was ready to dump me.

    So I read this chapter about Romaine’s friend groping and forcing her to fight. I read how she resented his intrusion, how he disappointed her….

    ….again….you can’t make this stuff up.

    Did she not have a clue about her husband of the wandering hands? Do the wives of any of these gropers know what their spouses are doing?

    Anyway…..heh….I read the book.

    She’s a pretty good writer, frankly.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 26 November 2017

    11/26/2017 5:39:47 AM PST · 17 of 102
    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

    Tuesday Date-11/21/17

    Charles Manson dead; the basketball players; John Conyers; Charlie Rose

    The perverts keep coming out of the woodwork. Now we have the wonderful, taxes-owing John Conyers who’s paid off a bevy of complaining women. Oh, and PBS’ Charlie Rose, that holier than thou criticize the President, act like you’re above it all.

    All of them assholes of the highest order.

    ————————— Yesterday Charles Manson died and how well I remember the Manson murders. They all went to jail and Manson lived many more years than he deserved because California banned the death penalty during his vacation in jail.

    As you read now, Manson burns in hell.

    I have no sympathy for him.

    And how about that horrible father of the basketball player, LiAingelo Ball? And who would name their child Li Angelo anyway?

    Those three nitwits took a trip to China and like I’m betting they do at home, they helped themselves to a lot of free stuff at a local store.

    They got themselves locked up but President Trump got them out.

    The three boys thanked Trump publicly but LiAngelo’s father flips the President the bird and declares shoplifting to be not such a big deal.

    No wonder Li Angelo got himself arrested. With a father figure like that, Li Angelo will end up in jail soon enough.

    Someone needs to tell Mr. Ball that Otto Warmbier only tore a flyer off of a wall and he suffered until death brought him peace.

    Wednesday Date-11/22/17

    Sean Hannity’s Awful Interview of Donna Brazille; AT&T.

    Sean Hannity interviewed Donna “my book” Brazille on his radio show and there has been no more horrible interview on talk radio…..ever.

    The first horror was Donna insisting that it was the Republicans who first hired the group that was behind the uranium scandal.

    It was not. I know it and Donna “my book” Brazille knows it. Pay no attention to her book over in this corner, Donna will lie when required.

    Then there was Sean, a sweet soul, but he wants to be loved by everybody, including Charles Manson and Lucifer himself.

    So Sean spent about two hours and 45 minutes telling Donna how much he loves her and how much she should love him.

    It was just so awful.

    So I hear that the gubmint is suing AT&T for the proposed merger with Time Warner.

    Forgive my snort.

    Back in the day, late 60’s, AT&T owned all the telephone companies in America, Bell labs which designed all the phones, and Western Electric, that made all the phones.

    For the phone company of that era could not have eleventy five million little companies putting up poles and putting cable under the ocean.

    Then Ronald Reagan got elected and I got a job at Western Electric. We made the phones of the era, including the cords, curly and straight, the little plastic clips and all the frou-frou to hook the country via telephone.

    For there were no cell phones at that time. You needed a cord to carry the voice.

    I worked at Western Electric for 15 years until AT&T was finally broken up and now….well don’t I have to laugh?


    But folks, in all of America’s history, no company has ever succeeded like AT&T, now working on its SECOND monopoly breakup.

    Friday Date-11/24/17

    So John McCain’s daughter, Megan, pundit for Fox news, got married?

    Scuttlebutt is that she hurried up and made wedding plans as her father, who has brain cancer, is not expected to be around much longer.

    Here’s wishing Megan happiness and a hope that she will talk her father into not ending his life by spitting in the face of those who once voted for him.

    We hear Ivanka and Tiffany both wore extremely short skirts to some events in China. A pic of Ivanka’s suit with the short skirt below.

    I’ve seen way shorter but it’s not something I’d wear in such a public setting. One big gust of wind and….

    ….but she looks great, as she always does.

    Saturday Date-11/25/17

    It’s Thanksgiving week and not much going on at Capitol Hill. Women keep coming out with lurid stories of Al Franken, go to hell, that guy is such a huge zero he takes up all of Minnesota with his zero-hood.

    What gets into a man’s head that he should be allowed to grab a woman’s behind whenever the chance arises? Does Al Franken the biggest nothing-burger on the planet, think the women are so in love with his zero-ness that they can’t wait to feel his hand on their private parts?

    Also, President Trump hints that Time magazine, a publication that no longer even exists, might name him Person of the Year.

    Trump says no thanks but Time says no offer made.

    Time and Newsweek…..nobody buys paper magazines any more. Who do they think they think they’re fooling.

  • Hannity's Keyboard Gets Stuck on 'Caps Lock' As He Fires off Blistering Tirade Against Media Matters

    11/19/2017 2:17:25 PM PST · 16 of 18
    Fishtalk to Grampa Dave

    What is BOL?

  • Bill Clinton should have resigned (says leading liberal publication)

    11/19/2017 2:07:52 PM PST · 48 of 69
    Fishtalk to GoldenState_Rose

    And let’s not forget how Bill Clinton not only had women coming in from is past, but he was doing Monica Lewinsky in the oval office, WHILE he was President.

    I once had a friend, smart, bright. It was because of the Bill Clinton thing that I’ve stopped communicating with her. I now sometimes wonder how she’s doing.

    Anyway, I was not of any particular idealogy, conservative, or liberal. I was not a political junkee in the Bill Clinton era but it was the beginning.

    But I thought that thing with Bill Clinton and the intern to be just reprehensible. And I think I voted for Bill Clinton. I will never, then or now, understand those who pooh-poohed it as just sex.

    He was the president of our country for God’s sakes. He had Monica servicing him while on the phone to world leaders.

    My friend was one who said she was okay with it, that it was “just sex”.

    Now they got their panties all in a wad over some politico who liked the young ladies when he

    Bill Clinton was the worst of all.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 19 November 2017

    11/19/2017 1:07:36 PM PST · 132 of 134
    Fishtalk to Alas Babylon!

    I don’t mind AB. But always nice to be recognized.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 19 November 2017

    11/19/2017 11:54:26 AM PST · 129 of 134
    Fishtalk to Alas Babylon!

    Sunday political talk shows

    Nov 19th, 2017
    Below FreeRepublic thread on Sunday political talk shows

    FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin; Rep Mia Love, R-Utah.

    Mia Love declares sexual misdeeds been going on for a very long time.

    MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Sen. Roy Blunt. R-Mo., Reps. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., and Barbara Comstock, R-Va.; Mick Mulvaney, director Office of Management and Budget.

    Lies about Trump gettihng millions from tax cut, estate tax

    FACE THE NATION (CBS): Mulvaney; Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark.; Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif.

    Discussion of the tax bill

    THIS WEEK (ABC): White House legislative affairs director Marc Short; Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine..

    Steponallofus beats on Marc Short-Trump legislative affairs head

    STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Mulvaney, Collins; Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.

    Susan Collins is still against everything Republican and/or conservative