Morning Reads for Friday, September 29, 2017

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Indypendant
Indypendant

Meanwhile, Tom Price has admitted to being part of the problem…

xdog
xdog

That’s why he’s agreed to pay only part of the cost of his private travel.

Dave Bearse
Dave Bearse

I had planned to comment this morning that people should until the IG’s report was complete before judging Price’s travel at government expense, but Price’s nolo contendere-like action indicate that’s unnecessary.

Saltycracker
Saltycracker

News: “Bipartisan Effort To Strip NFL Of Taxpayer Funding For Stadiums Is Gaining Steam”

Maybe the Deplorable and Disgraceful could just stand quietly.

Ellynn
Ellynn

That’s not going to annoy “the league”, just a few owners. Taking away their tax exempt status of the league – that annoys the entire front off, the merchandise stream, and 31 of 32 owners.

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

There was a question yesterday about what the Administration could have done better in the response to Irma and Maria. This article comparing the PR response to the efforts after the Haiti earthquake in 2010 is a good start:

http://wapo.st/2xBI5s8?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.e5c2b33b3097

Ellynn
Ellynn

I wonder WHO mentioned Haiti as a comparison yesterday…

Dave Bearse
Dave Bearse

It’s not a proper end of the week without some words right from the horse’s mouth, and a little commentary on them. . Trump earlier: “As far as Puerto Rico is concerned, we’ve had tremendous reviews from government officials, as we did in Texas, and we have in Louisiana, and as we have in Florida from Governor Scott and … Greg Abbott. Great governors. And this morning the governor made incredible statements about how well we’re doing. We understand that it’s a disaster. A disaster that just happened.” . Where “just happened” means a week before he spoke, plus the… Read more »

Dave Bearse
Dave Bearse

Given the GOP is pivoting from healthcare to tax reform and the budget, I’m in agreement with this tweet from LOL GOP — “I only want to pay for the nuclear weapons my family is personally going to use”

Saltycracker
Saltycracker

I will be in PR in a week. Info was hard to get. The damage is beyond belief and was behind other catastrophes. Massive relief might have been faster but a lot was being done that isn’t all over our media.

The blame attention should not be sucked away from the PR government that also owns the power company. They have bankrupted the country and been negligent in keeping up the infrastructure for so many years that there is no quick fix.

Ellynn
Ellynn

Whatcha going to be doing in PR, if you don’t mind me asking?

davidmac
davidmac
Ellynn
Ellynn

“Grab your phones. I want you to videotape this…” Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria, superintendent of the Air Force Academy

http://gazette.com/article/1612138?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=sendto_newslettertest&stream=top-stories

Ellynn
Ellynn

Lost in the presidents last Friday night rant of the NFL was his commenst about players not hitting hard enough, and refs making calls to impress their wives at home.

Note – a player got a very hard hit. Note – ref did not make the ejection call thus not impressing his wife at home.

https://www.sbnation.com/2017/9/28/16382800/davante-adams-injury-packers-bears

Noway2016
Noway2016

Once again: thank you Libs!! Lol! The scorn real Americans have for you is increasing exponentially!!! Cannot wait for ’18!

Ellynn
Ellynn

What are the ‘Libs’ scorning now?

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

For all of you out there marking Yom Kippur tonight, I hope you have an easy fast. My deepest apologies to those of you whom I’ve offended, angered, and frustrated over the past year. Will try and do better in the year to come.

Saltycracker
Saltycracker

😎Except for noway, you can’t offend him more.

Saltycracker
Saltycracker

From businessman in PR: Democrat mayor of SJ stands in front of aid going off on Trump. He advises that many truck drivers in PR have had to put their families first and have not reported to work as expected. They will ASAP.