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-Short Attention Span Theater-
‘New York Post’ Cover Mocks Trump-Bashing Meghan McCain as ‘The Meg’
[BREITBART] The New York Post mocked Meghan McCain as "The Meg" on its Sunday cover after she used the opportunity of her father’s funeral to attack President Trump.

"The Meg" is a reference to a plus-sized shark in the late-summer hit movie The Meg, starring Jason Staham.

The New York Post cover is just one part of a brewing backlash against McCain and the overall funeral service for Sen. John Maverick McCain
... the Senator-for-Life from Arizona, former presidential candidate and even more former foot soldier in the Reagan Revolution. As an ordinary citizen he greased the infamous hookers peeing on the Obamabed in Moscow dossier in an attempt to smear President Trump...
(R-AZ), which turned into an unseemly partisan rally Saturday with speakers like former Presidents Barack Obama
If you like your coverage you can keep it...
and even George W. Bush trashing President Trump, who Sen. McCain refused to invite to his own funeral.

Also not invited was former Alaskan Governor Sarah Mama Grizzly Palin
... the babe libs love to hate ...
, John McCain’s unfailingly loyal 2008 vice presidential running mate.

What made Saturday’s shocking display all the more crass was that Trump’s daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared were invited to the funeral and were forced to sit there and be humiliated, which might have been the plan. The McCains are infamous for holding petty grudges.

In an obvious shot at Trump, Meghan McCain used her eulogy to describe the death of her father as the passing of "American greatness. The real thing, not cheap rhetoric from men who will never come near the sacrifice he gave so willingly, nor the opportunistic appropriation of those who lived lives of comfort and privilege while he suffered and served."

For good measure, she added, "The America of John McCain has no need to be made great again because America was always great."

Obama was also not subtle. He ripped into those who traffic in "bombast and insult and phony controversies and manufactured outrage."

Posted by: Fred || 09/04/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6465 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Just furthering her father's wishes by prostituting his death even more. At least she wasn't ogling or groping Arianna.
Posted by: gorb || 09/04/2018 1:39 Comments || Top||

#2  The McCains are infamous for holding petty grudges.

Like John's petty grudge against Assad, which led to USA alliance with Al Qaeda?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/04/2018 5:56 Comments || Top||

#3  even George W. Bush trashing President Trump

Only now, after watching a real POTUS in action, I'm beginning to realize what an a$$hole George II was/is.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/04/2018 5:58 Comments || Top||

#4  Did Meggie Moo crib her remarks herself or get her plagiarist husband to do the cribbing for her?
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/04/2018 10:08 Comments || Top||

#5  g(r)omgoru, agree 100%. Remember when Presidents had the dignity to stay quiet and out of politics. Another change of the Trump era.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 09/04/2018 14:55 Comments || Top||


-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Tourism Still Suffering After the Red Hen Denied Sanders
[USNEWS] A small town in Virginia is trying to recover its image after The Red Hen restaurant famously refused to serve President Donald Trump
...New York real estate developer, described by Dems as illiterate, racist, misogynistic, and what ever other unpleasant descriptions they can think of, elected by the rest of us as 45th President of the United States...
's spokeswoman, Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

The Roanoke Times reported Sunday that a regional tourism board is pulling together emergency funds to boost its digital marketing campaign.

Normally that money is saved. But officials agreed the region is in desperate need of positive coverage.

The tourism board serves Lexington, where The Red Hen is located, and other communities that are about three hours from Washington.

The Red Hen incident in June prompted thousands of a calls and emails to the tourism office. They're still coming in. The office received a letter on Thursday from a Georgia family that wrote to say it would never return because of what happened.
Posted by: Fred || 09/04/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6463 views] Top|| File under:

#1  ...That is the part of VA I want so very much to retire to - and it is solidly conservative. A shame she managed to hurt so many other people - but hey, she Stuck It To The Man(TM), didn't she?

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 09/04/2018 5:02 Comments || Top||

#2  To paraphrase Amotz Zahavi: virtue signaling should be costly.
Personal disclosure: not an adherent of handicap theory
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/04/2018 5:30 Comments || Top||

#3  It's pretty country down there, Mike, (spent a lot of time in Hot Springs myself) but it's completely a vassal state to the beltway area. There's pretty country nearby in Kentucky and North Carolina too but the same problem applies though to a slightly lesser extent.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/04/2018 10:05 Comments || Top||

#4  And having fled the commontheft of PeeAye myself I advise against living in any commontheft if you can at all avoid it.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/04/2018 10:07 Comments || Top||

#5  Interesting but irrelevant fact: there is a Lexington in three of the four commonwealths in the US.
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 09/04/2018 14:46 Comments || Top||

#6  FMC Lexington was the "narco farm" for addicts in the federal prison system back in the day.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/04/2018 15:29 Comments || Top||

#7  Lexington, MA - a town doesn't get much more moonbat than that.
Posted by: Raj || 09/04/2018 18:18 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Sen. John McCain's funeral put Washington's vicious political hypocrisy fully on display
h/t Instapundit
Just the hightlights


...In the South Carolina primary, George W. Bush’s 2000 campaign, for example, used push polling to circulate the (false) rumor that McCain had fathered an illegitimate black child.

...In 2008, with McCain running for president again, the New York Times ran an unsubstantiated claim that McCain was having an affair with a female lobbyist

...Obama surrogate Congressman John Lewis (D-Georgia) invoked Alabama racist George Wallace in talking about McCain and his running mate Sarah Palin. Jonathan Martin noted in Politico that McCain was being called racist without basis, simply because it was helpful to the Democrats. The Nation weighed in on McCain’s wartime use of the term "gook" as evidence of his racism.

Then-famous music star Madonna opened her concert tour by calling McCain Hitler and encouraging people to vote for Obama. And the popular Democratic blog DailyKos, not to be outdone, published a comparison of McCain to both Hitler and Stalin.


Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/04/2018 13:05 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6467 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Word is Jon Kyl is getting the appointment. No Senator Cindy to join up with Murky and Droopy to hose conservatism.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/04/2018 15:25 Comments || Top||

#2  Kyl is a solid pick and has only pledged to stay thru January 2019. Hopefully he stays until 2020 at which point he said he won't run again
Posted by: Frank G || 09/04/2018 18:33 Comments || Top||

#3  Dr. Kissinger's observation applies: "Faculty politics are so vicious because the stakes are so low..."
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/04/2018 19:44 Comments || Top||

#4  A racist without basis.......

Sounds the beginning of a rap song.
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 09/04/2018 20:20 Comments || Top||


Kerry sez Trump 'making things up'
[PRESSTV] Former secretary of state John F. I was in Vietnam, you know Kerry
Former Senator-for-Life from Massachussetts, self-defined war hero, speaker of French, owner of a lucky hat, conqueror of Cambodia, unsuccessful presidential candidate, and utterly failed Secretary of State...
has censured Donald Trump
...New York real estate developer, described by Dems as illiterate, racist, misogynistic, and what ever other unpleasant descriptions they can think of, elected by the rest of us as 45th President of the United States...
's claim that the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran was the "worst ever", saying the US president makes things up and does not often make decisions based on fact or advice.

"Unfortunately ‐ and I say this sadly ‐ more often than not, he really just doesn't know what he's talking about," said Kerry, who led the American team in nuclear negotiations with Iran.

"He makes things up. And he's making that up, as he has other things," the former top diplomat said in an interview with CBS's "Face the Nation" aired Sunday.

Kerry angered Trump in May after reports said he had secretly met with world leaders in a bid to salvage the Iran nuclear deal ahead of Trump’s withdrawal of the US from the agreement.

Trump slammed the ex-diplomat on Twitter, saying "John Kerry can’t get over the fact that he had his chance and blew it! Stay away from negotiations John, you are hurting your country!"

Commenting on the attack and whether he wanted "to say something at the time, tweet back at him," the former State Department head said, "I haven't yet."

"I think America and our democracy are more thoughtful than dishonest tweets," he added.

Kerry also denied Trump's claim that the Iran agreement is weak and harmful to the US, saying the allegation is false and disruptive to the possibilities of international nuclear policy.

Posted by: Fred || 09/04/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6472 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  Former secretary of state John F. Kerry, noted expert on... something. I really do hope he runs for Prez next go-round. Maybe with Maxine Waters as Veep.
Posted by: SteveS || 09/04/2018 0:32 Comments || Top||

#2  Careful, Lurch. Trump could declassify the agreement and any related records.
Posted by: gorb || 09/04/2018 1:29 Comments || Top||

#3  Kerry was in cambodia with his Magic Hat IIRR.

Or perhaps he made all that up?
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 09/04/2018 4:12 Comments || Top||

#4  He wants Swiss cheese on that cheesesteak...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/04/2018 8:43 Comments || Top||

#5  Kinda like your riverboat story and 3 purple hearts?
Posted by: DarthVader || 09/04/2018 9:43 Comments || Top||

#6  Former secretary of state John F. Kerry, noted expert on...

Marrying rich widows!
Posted by: Raj || 09/04/2018 13:56 Comments || Top||

#7  and Theresa is such an aging beauty, at least it lets him "pose"as an outdoors kinda guy while in her Sun Valley,ID house
Posted by: 746 || 09/04/2018 14:36 Comments || Top||

#8  One of the things I still hold Obama in low regard for was bringing Kerry back into public life.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 09/04/2018 15:03 Comments || Top||

#9  I'd rather hear Trump's "made up" comments than Kerry's anything.
Posted by: Iblis || 09/04/2018 16:13 Comments || Top||

#10 
Posted by: Anomolous Sources || 09/04/2018 19:06 Comments || Top||

#11  LOL!
Posted by: Frank G || 09/04/2018 19:19 Comments || Top||


New York governor candidate Cynthia Nixon self-identifies as 'queer,' not as a lesbian
[FOXNEWS] Cynthia Nixon has been frequently referenced in the press as trying to become New York’s first lesbian governor -- but the actress-turned-politician does not actually self-identify as a lesbian, instead considering herself as queer, according to campaign spokeswoman Lauren Hitt.
So she doesn't really go for girls? She prefers boys, just not in the usual way? Kinky.
Speaking to the New York Daily News, Hitt noted that the frequent descriptions of Nixon as a lesbian were incorrect, but declined to discuss further why Nixon identifies as a queer rather than as a lesbian or as bisexual. "It’s personal," Hitt said of the choice.
I'd think that one's sex life should be personal in its entirety, but I'm an old crank.
Posted by: Fred || 09/04/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6467 views] Top|| File under:

#1  ...Ah. Well, okay, thanks for clearing that up, Cindy.

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 09/04/2018 4:59 Comments || Top||

#2  The wrong Nixon.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/04/2018 5:18 Comments || Top||

#3  There was a game we played as kids that had the name queer in it.
Posted by: DarthVader || 09/04/2018 11:25 Comments || Top||

#4  She's hoping for the .0001% trans vote?
Posted by: rjschwarz || 09/04/2018 15:02 Comments || Top||

#5  And that she is!
Posted by: 49 Pan || 09/04/2018 16:07 Comments || Top||

#6  Anyone else remember how, back in the old millennium, lesb1ans and queer women were easily distinguishable? Lesb1ans talked about a variety of stuff, mostly pronouncing the word "political" in normal fashion. Women who called themselves "queer" would start elongating their "politicals" egregiously, syllable by syllable, almost like Jill Abramson loaded, really lolling those "Ls," especially the last one. They'd get more and more blasé and lethargic the longer they'd been saying "queer" and "political," till eventulaly they only perked up around comrades with the correct haircut and diction lingo. Or if a rapmobile passed by: instant workin' and jerkin'! Or someone blasting that subcontinental house stuff. .. lordy, the keffiyehs would be snappin' for that. Simpler times.
Posted by: Unavique Spuse8750 || 09/04/2018 19:43 Comments || Top||

#7  "I'd think that one's sex life should be personal in its entirety, but I'm an old crank."

No. You're just a heterosexual.
Posted by: European Conservative || 09/04/2018 21:30 Comments || Top||


FBI Refuses To Confirm Or Deny ICIG Warned Of Clinton Server Intrusion
[DailyCaller] The FBI refuses to disclose whether or not it met with senior members of the Intelligence Community Inspector General on the subject of foreign intrusion of former Secretary Hillary Clinton’s private server.

An FBI spokeswoman refused to confirm if Intelligence Community Inspector General (ICIG) officials ‐ including Frank Rucker, its chief investigator ‐ briefed top bureau officials about evidence of penetration of Clinton’s private server by a Chinese government intelligence operation. "We have no comment," she told The Daily Caller News Foundation.

Earlier Wednesday, an FBI spokesman released what appeared to be a categorical statement about the Clinton server: "The FBI has not found any evidence the servers were compromised," the FBI stated.
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: Anomolous Sources || 09/04/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6465 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Hahahahaha! Now we know who to fire for treason, collusion and/or incompetence!
Posted by: gorb || 09/04/2018 1:32 Comments || Top||

#2  Within DoD and the intelligence community, any classified document which suffers unauthorized disclosure is assumed to have been compromised and potentially viewed by unauthorized sources. A damage assessment is then undertaken and corrective measures initiated.

If your pantry door sill has evidence of termites, the inspector will classify your entire house as having termites. How can one assume otherwise? Anything else is simply deception.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/04/2018 3:53 Comments || Top||

#3  When will we hear "I take the fifth"?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/04/2018 6:20 Comments || Top||

#4  With her it's "I'll take a fifth"
Posted by: Frank G || 09/04/2018 6:58 Comments || Top||

#5  Probably explains how easy it was for the Chinese to roll up our entire intel program in China.
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 09/04/2018 10:09 Comments || Top||

#6  ""It was the Obama-appointed Intelligence Community Inspector General that discovered the breach. It was not the FBI that found it, so their statement was technically correct, but very deceptive in its omission," the congressman said..."
Since they never actually had possession of the server, not finding any proof is pure deception through precise use of language, but the INTENT was pure deception by the FBI! Boldfaced lying through artful misdirection by language and the absence of key facts...
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 09/04/2018 14:44 Comments || Top||


New York to file lawsuit against Trump for lack of assistance to Puerto Rico
[WACH] New York Governor Andrew Sonny Cuomo announced Sunday that the state will file a lawsuit against President Trump and the federal government in light of the damage from Hurricane Maria that struck Puerto Rico in September 2017.

The Governor's Office says the lawsuit will be filed against the federal government for failing to provide assistance to Puerto Rico and having an inadequate response to Hurricane Maria.

"President Trump never tried to help Puerto Rico. Florida got attention, Texas got attention, and Puerto Rico got the short end of the stick. That is not just wrong and unethical and despicable, it is also illegal," Governor Cuomo said. "We're going to work with Puerto Rican families and sue the President of the United States because New York is standing with Puerto Rico the way we said we would.

Governor Cuomo announced that a committee will lead the effort to file the lawsuit against the president and the federal government.

The main concerns are the three-week wait for federal helicopters to fly above Puerto Rico, along with the lack of funding, food, and water sent.


The Governor's Office also referred to relief time as unacceptable, comparing the 39 percent of federal applications for relief from victims of Harvey to the 28 percent for Maria, both after 87 days.

According to updated figures, nearly 3,000 people died in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, which makes Hurricane Maria one of the deadliest disasters to to hit the United States.

Posted by: Fred || 09/04/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6470 views] Top|| File under:

#1  That is not just wrong and unethical and despicable, it is also illegal

It's right there in Article III!
Posted by: Raj || 09/04/2018 0:11 Comments || Top||

#2  Under what novel legal theory does New York claim standing to file suit? And no, "Because Trump!" isn't enough. Except maybe in Hawaii.
Posted by: SteveS || 09/04/2018 0:26 Comments || Top||

#3  No standing. "<$$$>"Third world extortion through demonization allied with domestic socialist confederates pushing for undeserved entitlements from the Treasury "".
Posted by: Ebbavirt Clunk4147 || 09/04/2018 1:28 Comments || Top||

#4  Discovery is going to be a bitch until they withdraw the case.
Posted by: gorb || 09/04/2018 1:40 Comments || Top||

#5  Tell me this is an article from The Onion™ or from Duffleblog™. Please, if it isn't -- The Stupid It Burns!
Posted by: magpie || 09/04/2018 2:20 Comments || Top||

#6  Is the NY Attorney General engaging in Pettifoggery something that can be charged and disbarred over?
Posted by: magpie || 09/04/2018 2:22 Comments || Top||

#7  I guess Cuomo is planning a 2020 run for President.
Posted by: jvalentour || 09/04/2018 8:10 Comments || Top||

#8  ...that would be Andrew "America was never great" Cuomo.

Trying to give Commodus a good name by comparison (he of inheriting the throne from his father).
Posted by: Procopius2k || 09/04/2018 8:47 Comments || Top||

#9  Cuomo wouldn't have the balls to get into the arena like Commodus did. He's more of a commode-douche.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 09/04/2018 9:11 Comments || Top||

#10  What kinds of helicopter does the US have that have the range to fly to Puerto Rico and once they get there where do they refuel?
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 09/04/2018 9:52 Comments || Top||

#11  Standing = NewYoricans...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/04/2018 12:23 Comments || Top||

#12  As a territory Puerto Rico's citizens have no voting rights and pay no taxes.
Posted by: warthogswife || 09/04/2018 14:24 Comments || Top||

#13  not to mention its a corrupt 3rd world shit hole, always has been
Posted by: 746 || 09/04/2018 14:34 Comments || Top||

#14  He's playing to the Puerto Ricans living in NY for some reason. Covering for that horrible gov they have down there for some reason.

It would be nice if this somehow opened up the Haiti + Clinton Foundation can of worms. I'd like to see some light spread on that to very publicly separate rumor from fact.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 09/04/2018 14:58 Comments || Top||

#15 
Posted by: Anomolous Sources || 09/04/2018 19:25 Comments || Top||

#16  What kinds of helicopter does the US have that have the range to fly to Puerto Rico and once they get there where do they refuel?

Chile may have a solution there.
Posted by: gorb || 09/04/2018 20:28 Comments || Top||


Whitefish Energy: The Rest Of The Story
[DAILYINTERLAKE] The story of Andy Techmanski and Whitefish Energy has finally been told, and as so often seems to be the case, the true story is nothing like what was reported by the national media in the months following the destruction of the electric power grid in Puerto Rico by two hurricanes that hit the island late last year.

In an exclusive interview with Inter Lake features editor Lynnette Hintze, Techmanski told his own story of coming to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria not just to find work for his small independent company based in Whitefish, but also to give assistance to the people of Puerto Rico in the wake of a devastating storm that crippled the island’s economy. Techmanski did everything right, both from a business point of view and from an ethical point of view. He offered a favorable contract to the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority and then he delivered on it.

Sadly, because of a very tenuous connection to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, news hounds latched on to the Whitefish Energy story not as a remarkable tale of what a can-do attitude can accomplish, but rather as something that must be too good to be true. As a result of that early, speculative and mostly misleading reporting, Techmanski ultimately lost the contract he had won fair and square, leaving most of the work to other companies. What we now know, thanks to the hard facts compiled by the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority itself, is that Whitefish Energy was far and away the most efficient power contractor on the job, and rather than saving the impoverished island money by canceling the contract, the exact opposite happened.

Whitefish Energy billed $141.1 million to restore five transmission line segments, a job which it completed in remarkably short time ‐ less than 60 days. The other contractors have billed more than $2 billion in total, and have completed only 20 of the 33 transmission line segments that were assigned to them. Sounds like if there are going to be hearings about what went wrong in Puerto Rico, it should be to find out why Whitefish Energy was taken off the job, not why it won the original contract.

What’s particularly unseemly is that Whitefish Energy, which stayed on the job for 30 days after its contract was pulled, is still owed more than $100 million for services rendered. Former Labor Secretary Ray Donovan famously quipped "Which office do I go to get my reputation back?" after he was cleared of fraud charges by a jury. Techmanski could ask that same question, with the added query, "And what about my money?" Hopefully, Montana’s congressional delegation will look into this case and work to set things right.
Posted by: Fred || 09/04/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6461 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I guess he forgot the graft.
Posted by: gorb || 09/04/2018 1:43 Comments || Top||

#2  Reminds me of the stories of Israelis who tried to teach agricultural techniques to Africans in the 80es.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/04/2018 6:10 Comments || Top||


Hillary Clinton Is Hiring Interns For The Fall ‐ But Won't Pay Them A Cent
[DailyCaller] Hillary Clinton is hiring a batch of unpaid interns for the fall to work in her New York City office, according to documents obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation.

Applications are currently being accepted on a rolling basis and will "run from September to mid-December." The internship requires "a minimum of three days per week," and undergrads "of all majors are encouraged to apply."

While the amount of hours per day aren’t specified, the "internship is unpaid."

"Interns will provide support to our staff, assisting our work on a wide range of projects. Work will include but will not be limited to: compiling press clips, monitoring social media, conducting research, drafting correspondence, and assisting with office management," the job posting states.

Clinton’s office is looking for applicants who have "a high level of professionalism and discretion," "strong research and writing skills," "the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team," "strong interpersonal communication skills," "a diligent work ethic and a sense of conscientiousness," as well as "enthusiasm, dedication, and a positive attitude."

The job posting does not offer any alternative ways of compensation like school credit or a stipend.

During the 2016 presidential campaign, Clinton was criticized for asking the Federal Election Commission to allow some campaign workers to accept college credit and a modest stipend for compensation.

Other candidates, like Vermont Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders, paid his campaign interns $10.10 an hour for their work.

From 2001 to 2016, both Hillary and Bill Clinton made over a combined $240 million from writing books, giving speeches and consulting work.

A request for comment to Clinton’s office was not returned.
Posted by: Anomolous Sources || 09/04/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6471 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Free interns - I bet Bill is psyched!
Posted by: Raj || 09/04/2018 0:13 Comments || Top||

#2  ...And she'll have a line of people going around the block waiting to apply.

Idiots.

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 09/04/2018 5:03 Comments || Top||

#3  Hobnobbing with the Clintons isn't what they think it is.
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/04/2018 7:19 Comments || Top||

#4  Not every kid is athletically inclined, so people who can't be "tennis parents" need a long-shot retirement plan too...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/04/2018 8:46 Comments || Top||

#5  No pay but it'll look good on their resumes.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 09/04/2018 12:05 Comments || Top||

#6  Just another example of how in love with slavery the Demonrats are. Seriously. When you look at everything they do, especially in regards to illegals, it all leads back to their desire for slaves.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 09/04/2018 21:13 Comments || Top||

#7  It's always been about Control™
Posted by: Frank G || 09/04/2018 22:58 Comments || Top||


Howard Dean: ‘The President Is Mentally Ill'
But not in the same way Howard Dean is.
[Breitbart] Sunday on MSNBC, former Gov. Howard Dean (D-VT) said President Donald Trump was "mentally ill."

Dean said, "Trump has been an outlier since he’s been president and he’s not a particularly well-respected person. He wasn’t very well respected when he was in business in New York, and he’s not very well respected now. What you had was what I think was an extraordinary tribute to John McCain. He basically rallied the decent people in this country, Republicans, and Democrats, to make a statement about America being a decent country and not being represented by the president, who is not a decent person."

He continued, "I’ve long believed the president is mentally ill and I believe narcissism overcomes his ability to know, A, what’s good for the country, and B, what’s good for him."

He added, "He’s not going to change after 70-odd years. I don’t see this as just Washington elite. I see this as a matter of a statement of decency about the whole country. It’s not a coincidence that Donald Trump is at the lowest approval rating he’s ever been at, which is 36 percent. That means 70 or 64 percent of the people believe that this country is a good country regardless of whether they’re Republicans or Democrats and believe we ought to move forward in a more decent direction and more thoughtful direction and think about each other. That was the core message of that funeral, which was, never mind if we’re Democrats or Republicans, let’s do what’s right for the country."
Vid @ LINK.
Pay attention to MEEEEE!! Has-been wannabe emits Democrat common wisdom, changing no minds. He would have more impact if he went back to his original profession as a medical doctor, where he is actually needed. On that subject it should be pointed out that, given his training and practice was family medicine, he is not qualified to opine on President Trump’s psychiatric situation, which may make his doing so contrary to medical ethics.
Posted by: Anomolous Sources || 09/04/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6462 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Howard who?
Posted by: gorb || 09/04/2018 1:47 Comments || Top||

#2  YEEEAAAARRRRGGGGGH!
Posted by: Raj || 09/04/2018 2:34 Comments || Top||

#3  Soviet psychiatry.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/04/2018 4:06 Comments || Top||

#4  Projection!
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 09/04/2018 4:18 Comments || Top||

#5  I get paid friday and my paycheck is quite fine actually. Thank you, Mr. Trump, I am having a decent day.
I am so thankful to God that Obama the Messiah is gone. The economy is headed up in a major way and my taxes are lower and my paycheck is bigger.

The democrats can go sniff Glue and live in PelosiLand for all I care. Blue Wave? In their dreams.
Posted by: Elmoluper Thrinelet8122 || 09/04/2018 4:35 Comments || Top||

#6  Ref #5: Now that we've touched on the topic of lower taxes...the following might be of interest to some.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/04/2018 4:39 Comments || Top||

#7  Maybe Ah'm missing a subtle nuance.
Read it, then again.
Third time it looked like a higher cap on expat pay.
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/04/2018 7:44 Comments || Top||

#8  I'm reminded of an elderly lady when asked who she was going to vote for said, That nice man, the Dean of Howard College. I can't remember his name right now".
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 09/04/2018 7:45 Comments || Top||

#9  must be all that screaming....no, wait....
Posted by: Pholung Borgia3306 || 09/04/2018 9:23 Comments || Top||

#10  Coming from this nutcase... Trump must be the sanest person ever.
Posted by: DarthVader || 09/04/2018 9:43 Comments || Top||

#11  I think it is becoming obvious that the Democratic party has become a party of sheep worshiping vile speech.
Posted by: 3dc || 09/04/2018 10:15 Comments || Top||

#12  Dean woke me up to the cult like nature of the the Democrats. I thought it was just an opposition party then Dean gained traction in the Primaries but they couldn't let him win. They took that yell, that was something familiar to anyone that's hear a coach try to rally their team and turned into into something horrible. Then liberal after liberal suddenly turned on Dean as if given orders from the mothership. It was eiree. They didn't even have to use the superdelegates to steal the primary.

And Dean just grabbed his ankles and smiled.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 09/04/2018 15:01 Comments || Top||

#13  Screamin Howard, the voice of reason and sanity speaks!
Posted by: JohnQC || 09/04/2018 18:34 Comments || Top||


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Due process returns to campus
[DETROITNEWS] Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is following through on her commitment to stand up for the due process rights of all students on U.S. college campuses. From what we’ve seen of a new framework, it would go a long way to restoring constitutional protection in campus sexual assault investigations.

That’s a long-overdue change. Last September, DeVos began this work, rescinding overzealous Obama-era guidelines that pushed university administrators to investigate and adjudicate serious accusations and even crimes.

Using the threat of withheld funding if schools didn’t comply, the former administration instructed universities to lower the burden of proof and create a framework to give alleged victims the upper hand. Title IX, the law preventing sex discrimination in schools that take federal funds, has been expanded greatly in recent years to apply to cases of sexual misconduct.

All this led to accused students with little recourse to defend themselves, with serious repercussions as a result, including expulsion.

It amounted to a lack of due process ‐ a right guaranteed in the Constitution.

The proposed changes were leaked to The New York Times

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this week, and the final blueprint isn’t expected to be released for several more weeks. The White House must first review the guidelines and then they will be put up for a period of public comment.

The Education Department told The bankrupt, increasingly impoverished, reliably Democrat, Detroit
... ruled by Democrats since 1962. A city whose Golden Age included the Purple Gang...
News editorial board that what has been reported so far is on the mark.

As reported by the Times, the new rules would allow both the accused and the complainant to request evidence and to cross-examine each other ‐ something that was discouraged previously. Also, universities could apply other avenues for solving complaints such as mediation and restorative justice, as long as the individuals involved mutually agreed.

The Education Department also seeks to define sexual harassment in a much more specific way: "Unwelcome conduct on the basis of sex that is so severe, pervasive and objectively offensive that it denies a person access to the school's education program or activity."

Previously, universities were told to handle any unwelcome sexual conduct.

Posted by: Fred || 09/04/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6459 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Time to retry some cases.
Posted by: gorb || 09/04/2018 1:36 Comments || Top||

#2  Time to remember the rationale for Nuremberg trials.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/04/2018 6:33 Comments || Top||

#3  Long time past for administrators to be prosecuted under existing laws in denying individuals their basic civil rights.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 09/04/2018 6:40 Comments || Top||



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