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armanidog
armanidog

A nice story on how Elbert county overcame a big debt problem. “In 2006, Elbert County was $2 million in debt. Tommy Lyon, the new chair of the county commissioners, and Bob Thomas, the new county administrator knew they needed to turn things around. Fast. “We were having to borrow money to even operate,” Thomas said. Entities like the volunteer fire department were skimping by with older equipment and stretched thin to cover the entire county. Things like paving roads had fallen by the wayside. Desperate for a starting point, Lyon and Thomas looked just 35 miles down the road… Read more »

Benevolus
Benevolus

I’ve got a scam for you too: . So I got a ticket for passing a school bus recently. The way this works now is that they have subcontracted out the collection of the fine. You get a notice in the mail encouraging you to pay the fine ($300). There is a web link that has photos and even video of the incident. . There is a deadline to pay by in a red box on the front of the form, and a small paragraph on the back explaining how to contest the fine, which says you will receive a… Read more »

Noway2016
Noway2016

Crap like this almost makes a person buy his own dashcam thing and have it on constantly while you’re driving. They’re not expensive either. Hope you win!

Benevolus
Benevolus

Thanks.
At the risk of politicizing this, I’m all for privatizing stuff when it makes sense, but sometimes these things shouldn’t be designed to be revenue generators for somebody. Traffic tickets, private prisons, private parole… they get paid on volume so it’s in their best interest to have more, which is often detrimental to us citizens.

Noway2016
Noway2016

Agree totally. Traffic cams are just asset forfeiture lite! Total 100 percent harassment!

bethebalance
bethebalance

Sounds weird, but I am much less worried about any private contractor abusing this kind of law than I am about prison or probation, which happens all the time. Because, e.g., w probation, the private entity has authority of law to issue an arrest warrant for alleged violations, in their discretion. With this, the citation comes from a bus camera, so then it’s about procedure. Abuses could happen if the citations or warnings or timelines weren’t followed, but those would all be easy to prove, and grounds for a judge to dismiss. The procedure is laid out fairly clearly in… Read more »

Benevolus
Benevolus

Just more data. It’s a big business. “In 2012, the county and the Cobb School District partnered with Arizona-based American Traffic Solutions to equip 10 percent of the district’s buses with cameras that record each time a school bus extends its stop arm to halt traffic. And since 2013, more than 42,000 drivers have had tickets mailed to their homes. . Violators receive a $300 fine. That revenue is evenly split between the county, school district and American Traffic Solutions. Collections in the 2017 fiscal year totaled nearly $2.37 million, giving each entity more than $789,300. . Bus drivers say… Read more »

bethebalance
bethebalance

I mean, it’s big business because a lot of ppl are passing school buses. Not a fan of over-policing or revenue schemes, but I do agree with the basis of this law. At least w the updated law, you don’t have to stop of you’re going the other way on a divided highway (including turn lanes). Probly a lot of folks got tickets that way.

bethebalance
bethebalance

Since I sometimes represent folks w traffic tickets, I went ahead and read the law. Glad you posted about it. That 1st “deadline” is just for your 1st chance to contest the ticket. But as you note, the law gives you extra time to contest. I haven’t seen an actual notice, so can’t say anything about that stub, but here is the relevant language of the law: ” The second citation shall include all information required in subparagraph (B) of paragraph (3) of this subsection for the initial citation and shall include a hearing date and time. If a person… Read more »

Benevolus
Benevolus

I am going to show up. The controversy with the stub is this: When you get a court date for a hearing, you normally don’t have to respond to “accept” that date. You show up, or if you don’t you can have a warrant issued against you I guess. And people are contesting this because they have never received a notice from the government about the court date, just some company letter. Supposedly it’s like being served a subpoena I guess; if you can avoid receiving it you don’t have to comply. So the scam is that by submitting the… Read more »

Noway2016
Noway2016

Seriously, please report on your appearance. Give us the scoop. Kick their butt.

Benevolus
Benevolus

I probably will, but it’s not until October.

bethebalance
bethebalance

The stub sounds more administrative than anything. If you can’t just show up and present your evidence then, then the procedure is faulty, and it won’t be long before some defense lawyers sue to get it right. At least in select Counties or Cities where the defense lawyers do that.

chamblee54
chamblee54
armanidog
armanidog

Do you have caller ID? If my cell phone or landline shows a strange number I do not answer it. If it is important they will leave a voicemail.
I like your old photos, are you from the past?

Noway2016
Noway2016

I’ve gotten five sales calls already today! If I hadn’t had my phone number for so damn long, I’d call ATT right now and get a new one. I wish I could sue them somehow for violating the No Call List. I’d be a magistrate court gadfly! LOL! 500 bucks a pop.

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

NOWAY,, that one time you order those super duper Viagra tablets and now those folks wont leave you alone! Uhhhhhhh Huhhhhhhhh,

Noway2016
Noway2016

LOLOL!

chamblee54
chamblee54

The photos were taken at the Stone Mountain Implosion.

ScottNAtlanta
ScottNAtlanta

Unfortunately…spammers can spoof just about any number. Their new trick is to copy your areacode and the first three digits of your number and random the last four making you think its someone local. I NEVER pick those up. Many times they are autodialed just to see if it is a “live” number. Rule is that if it is important, they will leave a message

Noway2016
Noway2016

For my side. I’m linking to last night’s Trump speech in PA. Like I mentioned last night, he was never better! For the opposition, do an honest appraisal and honestly say ‘Oh, Sh*t” at the enthusiasm.

Benevolus
Benevolus

Oh, I’m saying ‘Oh sh*t’ all right.
There have been some pretty nefarious characters throughout history who could generate enthusiasm, so it’s not automatically a good thing.

Noway2016
Noway2016

Despite our almost 100 percent political differences, I still hope you boar-hog that traffic court!!

Noway2016
Noway2016

One other thing that might help all of you. Join the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association as an associate member. You do not have to be former fed. They send you window stickers that show a badge. Cops who pull you over will all ask, ‘Who you with?” Now, I tell them the agency I used to be with and they almost always let me go. However, you folks can just say, “I joined FLEOA to show my support for you guys!” Dollars to Donuts, they’ll let you go, too! LOL!

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

Dollars to Donuts
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Please tell me that was intentional.

Noway2016
Noway2016

When is your traffic court date?

bethebalance
bethebalance

What makes me say those words is that there were so many misrepresentations that the NYT didn’t have the time to itemize the rebuttal to every one.
http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/trump%e2%80%99s-inaccurate-claims-about-highways-immigration-and-beyonc%c3%a9-from-a-pennsylvania-rally/ar-BBLqwju?ocid=ientp
The dude admits to misleading hyperbole. But ppl still lap it up. You should tell him Noway that you would still support him even if he was straightforwardly truthful. He doesn’t even need to misrepresent, but if he did that, his ego wouldn’t be hyperinflated.

Caroline
Caroline

https://www.politico.com/story/2018/08/02/trump-pennsylvania-2020-lou-barletta-759387

There are not enough excited Trumpers apparently or otherwise Barletta would not be losing by 15 to 20 points depending on the poll. I swear you guys remind me of the Sanders Stans who were saying Bernie had a huge rally in NY therefore he was going to win NY in the primary.

Noway2016
Noway2016

Enthusiasm is infectious! And this is only early August! LOL! The article mentions Trump’s personal “sagging” numbers. I wonder if the research was done by some pollster who predicted his demise in ’16 or who predicted Governor Carter in ’14. LOL! Fake polls…
And what is your take, Carolina, on Trump supporters lining up at 2am for his 7pm speech in PA! That, my Baby Gurl, is adoration!

Noway2016
Noway2016

And, and, and, and, and…if they’re lining up 15 hours early for a SPEECH, how many hours early will this same group of supporters line up to vote in November if TGM asks them to?!?!?!?

Benevolus
Benevolus

Depends how much you pay them!

Noway2016
Noway2016

B, you and I are enjoying a lite version of Glasnost today, with your traffic ticket and all. I ain’t arguing with YOU today. Others, not so much!

Benevolus
Benevolus

Spasibo!

Caroline
Caroline

You have not looked at polling for Casey vs. Barletta.
Casey by an average of 16 points
https://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2018/senate/pa/pennsylvania_senate_barletta_vs_casey-6312.html
You get a few thousand hardcore supporters to show up in a state of millions of people?

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

Republicans don’t use the super delegate SCAM!

Noway2016
Noway2016

I’m putting in an order for ‘Bernie Got Boned” bumper stickers! Anybody on here want one?

Caroline
Caroline

Right. Glad to see you admit you’re admitting that you are a Putin supporter. Remember Putin’s agents were the ones pushing that narrative and Putin’s bots were supporting Bernie. Bernie’s senior advisor was the first witness at the Manafort trial. As much as you scream about “socialism” it would seem you are more or less ready to embrace it.

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

I want one for my Hummer! Thanks NOWAY! What a thoughtful guy!

Caroline
Caroline

So your screeds about “socialism” were just that. LOL. You guys can’t remember your so called stances on issues from one day to the next. It’s just jerk the knee one way one day and another way the next day.

Caroline
Caroline

You don’t understand primaries and you apparently don’t know that Bernie lost the primary by nearly 4 million votes. Of course losing by millions of votes is decribed as “winning” by Trumpers so I shouldn’t be surprised.

Noway2016
Noway2016

You know who Christopher Cross is, right? Had a huge hit, “Sailing” back in the day. Just talked to him. He’ll be doing a “re-release” for you called, “Flailing” for you whiny Libs!

Caroline
Caroline

Dude, you’re the one whining the Bernie whine. And yes, I know mentioning that the Russians helped Trump and that Trump lost the popular vote by millions causes you to meltdown.

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

NOWAY I was thinking Miss Caroline would like another one bites the dust!

Noway2016
Noway2016

“…and that Trump lost the popular vote by millions causes you to meltdown.” LMAO! It makes me laugh like hell!! You Dems are so freaking stupid in your election strategy, you don’t even campaign in historical Dem strongholds! LOLOLOL! It’s Al Gorged all over again! When you try and go to sleep tonight, Carolina, whisper to yourself, “Tennessee…Tennessee” What a party of absolute doofuss losers!

Caroline
Caroline

You are lying but then again that is usual for you. Check some campaign schedules instead of just regurgitating conservative lies. I think you do protest too much. You’re the one screeching about the popular vote while I’m calmly stating facts. You know Trump conspired againsts America with the Russians. All the evidence is there and apparently Cohen has the tapes.

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

How about we just let Mueller do his job on the Russia front and keep the Trump comments focused on how he’s a garbage human being whose daddy never loved him?

Benevolus
Benevolus

I don’t really have a problem with the ‘Space Force”, but it just seems like it was another off-the-cuff, unplanned comment that nobody expected. Usually you would hope that there would have been some collaboration or planning for something like this. But I guess that’s how ‘genius’ works. . “The former Secretary of the Air Force says the military’s top brass doesn’t support President Donald Trump’s plan to create a Space Force. . “None of them are in favor of a Space Force, I say none of the top leaders, but they’re stuck. The President has said it and it… Read more »

Will Durant
Will Durant

There are international treaties involved though President Trump hasn’t bothered honoring others so why start now? The last thing we need is a space arms race. We’re already spending trillions for the surface one.

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

We have one. We just don’t want anyone else to have one!

Caroline
Caroline

Kemp getting trashed nationally for his behavior as SOS.
https://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/article216031450.html

Noway2016
Noway2016

Who cares? Nobody here in GA! He and his shotgun…and Jake are headed to West Paces Ferry Road!!

Caroline
Caroline

Maybe people here in GA don’t care but it just reinforces my belief that Kemp will be on the front pages of the NYT as a national laughingstock. The level of stupid from him in that article is amazing.

Noway2016
Noway2016

Winning is such sweet revenge, don’t you think?

Caroline
Caroline

That’s the thing. You guys will embrace pedophilia if you think it’s “winning”. You’ve embraced the Russian intelligence community, Putin, the Russian ogliarchs, creepy evangelicals and all kinds of things in the name of “winning”. It’s all about knee jerking and nothing else but your time is running out.

Noway2016
Noway2016

Keep on mumbling and blowing them spit bubbles, Carolina!

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

If someone starts saying folks support pedophilia, you know that person is shooting blanks. It is even worse than the racist BS. Okay Caroline, how many friends do you have? How many are pedophiles? Hopefully even fewer than the number of racist friends you have… I doubt you have many of them. I doubt any of us do. So do you know how stupid you sound telling folks on this blog in print no less, that anyone supports pedophiles or racists? Of course that hasn’t stopped you guys from mentioning it all the darn time. Another favorite is Hitler…what type… Read more »

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

Except Noway has a pretty well documented history of supporting child molestaters and there are multiple people here who can corroborate that if you’re too lazy to go back in the archives.
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bethebalance
bethebalance

It’s also worth mentioning that Alex Jones spits out charges of pedophilia against Mueller in his acts of desperation, and lots of folks buy into that, just like they bought into Pizzagate, because, you know, Hillary.

Caroline
Caroline

Down the middle I guess you forgot about Roy Moore being the senate nominee in Alabama and lots of Republicans voting for him. I guess you also have forgotten about the GOP support for Jim Jordan. I guess you have forgotten about your pedophile speaker of the house Denny Hassert who Paul Ryan is still operating the senate under the rules Hassert wrote. I mean sheesh this is a gimme. The fact that you don’t pay attention to what is going on in the world is not my problem. You can spew invective all you want but it does not… Read more »

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

Caroline, let’s be honest in our comments. The multiple instances of sexual assault Jim Jordan has covered up involved male victims over the age of 18.

alpha male
alpha male

Just another reason for me to vote Kemp. Thanks!

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

Does anyone remember yesterday how everyone thought it was an idiotic idea to sandblast Stone Mountain? I would say it would take a colossal fool to advocate idea and that was the the consensus decision! Does anyone realize that your choice for governor Is advocating destroying those monuments carved into Stone Mountain! I kid you not… Does that make her a blithering not wit ? Just seeing if we are being consistent here… Let me know if I am missing something!

Caroline
Caroline

Dude no one cares about confederate monuments except people like you. Y’all are so afraid of your false narrative collapsing that you’re flailing about and screeching. And it wasn’t me commenting about Stone Mountain because frankly I could care less one way or the other. The laser show at Stone Moutain sure doesn’t lionize those traitors.

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

Good try Caroline. I wish you were right. But normal folks have to listen to idiots advocating that. Your candidates, the liberal candidates all try to rattle the chains of their constituents and to gin up hate, scrape up a few pitiful votes, scream racism at voter ID and every liberal I have seen sure is advocating that. I would love to see a lib with a pair of doo dads say hold on, this is BS! I will be waiting quite a while wont I? Go watch the morons in Decatur tearing down that monument. Go to New Orleans.… Read more »

Enjoy the Silence
Enjoy the Silence

Curious how you would feel about a monument celebrating Benedict Arnold and Julius and Ethel Rosenberg?

Caroline
Caroline

Dude the monuments in New Orleans were taken down legally. What is your attachment to traitors? First the confederates and now Trump.

Benevolus
Benevolus

I would say that in principle it’s the right thing to do, but it is unrealistic at this point.
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I mean, we don’t really want to honor Confederate segregationists who defended slavery, do we?
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So the compromise should be to turn it in to some anti-slavery memorial, like what they do with the German concentration camps.

Caroline
Caroline

That is my thought. They should be treated the way Germany treated the Nazi monuments. These people were not “glorious leaders” as the neoconfederates want us to believe but they were traitors to America and fought against America and for the institution of slavery.

Dave Bearse
Dave Bearse

Consider it art, put its racist creation in context, and let it go.

bethebalance
bethebalance

Sure it’s lame but because folks still have feelings abt this, I went ahead and clicked on C-Span 3 (C-Span 1 was too exciting). There was a professor – Caroline Janney- who is starting at the Univ. of Virginia- who had the most historically-informed and nuanced perspectives on the issue of monuments. Her views will inform some of the decisions about some plaques on that campus, etc. But one nugget of her speech: The folks who made the monuments intended to “set into stone” their feelings. But feelings and experiences are never set in stone, as communities evolve.

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

Why should a Georgia monument honor a mediocre general from Virginia, an idiot Virginian who died of gangrene, and a cross-dressing weirdo from Mississippi? Just replace their faces with Herschel Walker, Vince Dooley, and Erk Russell.
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Problem solved.

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

Sure they took the monuments down legally! Duh. It’s legal to be a politically correct, sniveling goober. We see it every day!

Needless to say you didn’t say the lib governor nominee was a numb nut for advocating the sandblast position like everyone said the day before! Awe naw!

Caroline
Caroline

Why are you so invested in treasonous scum unless you’re a white nationalist yourself? So being PC is now determined as being patriotic and being un-pc is supporting treason by your reasoning.

Noway2016
Noway2016

Carolina. I love the fact that you post things like this. Truly. My side sees it, has a belly laugh, share it with our friends, all while reaffirming our enthusiastic intent of showing up at the poles in November!! You have no idea how helpful your side has been the past couple of years!! Can you do me a favor? Can you write the following message to me as a reply to this post? “Merry Christmas, Noway!”

Caroline
Caroline

Of course. Reason and facts are not your strong point. The only thing you understand is apparently Qanon conspiracy theories and the like. There was an article in the Washington Post today about a guy here in Atlanta who has completely become immersed in the Qanon thing. Was that you they interviewed?

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

Noway has already said the QAnon stuff seems too moonbat for him.

Dave Bearse
Dave Bearse

That’s so Noway can claim he’s not ill-informed or extremist.

Noway2016
Noway2016

NYT doubling down on hiring overt racist. Any Libs on here have a problem with this?
http://dailycaller.com/2018/08/03/nyt-sarah-jeong-cop-men-tweets/

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

Sigh… You can’t be racist against white people.

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

To just go ahead and pre-but this before Noway (or whatever handle he feels like posting under) get their panties bunched: . White people enjoy the benefits of living under systems they’ve set up over centuries to benefit them. Access to jobs, education, health care, wealth, all privilege the white experience. Stated another way: being white will probably not negatively affect a person’s ability to thrive in society or hurt their over all quality of life. . White people haven’t been systemically oppressed over the course of centuries. White people haven’t had laws crafted to specifically deny them their rights… Read more »

Dave Bearse
Dave Bearse

Not having read the link, I beg to differ that one can’t be racist against white people. But there are multiple orders of magnitude difference in it being a problem.

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

Andrew, even for you, that is one of the dumbest things I have ever heard. But yes, you parrot the liberal line of I hate white people very well. Does anyone think that folks that think this way are out of their minds?

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

Uh Andrew, do feel guilty for being born white in this country? If you are not white, this question doesn’t apply to you.

I admit, I am white but at least hang around with a lot of brothers, so that should give me some street ‘cred.

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

I am white but at least hang around with a lot of brothers, so that should give me some street ‘cred.
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Yeah, gonna call b.s. on that.

Noway2016
Noway2016

So you’re calling DTM a “liar” again?!?!!!?!!? Based on what ??? Your hate and hope that he’s fibbing?

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

Call it a hunch. Call it the knowledge that no self-respecting white dude would use the term “brothers” to refer to black people.

Dave Bearse
Dave Bearse

But then there was this.

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

I knew I’d stir up a hornet’s nest on this one. Heaven forbid someone be slightly critical of white folks.
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Meanwhile Noway pops a couple boner pills before posting about black kids getting shot.

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

Oh this is funny! I can tell Andrew is a true snowflake. If you have black friends they will not only not mind being called my brotha’ they will actually laugh and engage. It might show you are at least trying to commicate and not hate. Hey dude, it is not an insult at all. If you are clumsy little scared patronizing snowflake that is called being a pozer. Just stay with your own homeys and pander to them. Yea that works well! Spare me please. You have the instincts of a rock. Just like the entire liberal agenda .… Read more »

Benevolus
Benevolus

Regardless of the merits of ACP’s comments, your generalization of them to “the entire liberal agenda” is kind of, I don’t know, pathetic shallow,?

Noway2016
Noway2016

“Sigh… You can’t be racist against white people.”
God, you’re a fool…

Caroline
Caroline

Yes, the one pushing that is Andrew Sullivan who is a Tripp Palin truther. Not suprised to see you guys siding with another idiot.

Noway2016
Noway2016

So, Sniv, to summarize, you have no problem with the NYT hiring that lady with the racist tweets?

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

Yeah, because the tweets aren’t racist.

Noway2016
Noway2016

Ok. In the interest of accuracy, you have no problem with her insulting tweets about white people?

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

Nope. I don’t have a problem with them.

Noway2016
Noway2016

Lol! Live it! Do you think maybe you could send a letter to the editor of the AJC , WaPo, LA Times reaffirming that? Everybody needs to know your opinion on this!

bethebalance
bethebalance

Since we’re talking about whether tweets are racist or not… How abt saying Don Lemon the dumbest man on TV, and calling LeBron dumb as well?
Just a coincidence? If you say it is coincidental, the way to prove that is to show that he calls plenty of white people stupid, too. But be careful not to mix that up with all the bullying misogyny he does against white women like Mika Brzesenski or Hillary. So who does he call stupid?
I understand if you concede the point.

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

Noway, I’ll write a letter to the editor once I see your name under the headline “Why molesting teenage girls at your shack in the woods is actually a good thing.”

Noway2016
Noway2016

Ummmm, Sniv….since you are white, do you self identify as a “groveling gobblin?”

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

Is anyone going to go see Dinesh’s new movie, Death of a Nation this weekend? Take notes at the lovely democrats in this movie.

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

Eh, I’ll just re-read this Twitter thread instead. Why pay for Dinesh’s crappy movie, when the guy who literally wrote the book on Southern Politics in the Civil Rights and post-Civil Rights era will correct that moron for free:
https://twitter.com/KevinMKruse/status/1013981446615322624

Caroline
Caroline

A fool and his money are soon parted.

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

They is a great point Caroline. I totally agree with you again! A fool and his money are soon parted. Want to see proof again Andrew? Vote lib again and watch your hard earned money go bye-bye. The socialist chosen one who looked so impressive reading the teleprompter that was attached to his hip to his hypnotized swooning fans in front of those Styrofoam columns like he was Zeus– only raised 242 new taxes under his administration. That is some kind of confiscation isn’t it?! That number comes fact checked by the liberal AJC where I borrowed the stat! All… Read more »

Caroline
Caroline

D’souza is a con man but apparently you’re another one of the rubes that enjoys being fleeced by the wingnut welfare brigade.
You’re the one that is going to put a Bernie Sanders sticker on your car not me. You guys can’t remember from hour to hour what you are for or what you are against.

Dave Bearse
Dave Bearse

No need for downthemiddle to keep up with for or against hour to hour. Trump handles that.

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

who looked so impressive reading the teleprompter
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As opposed to the guy who squints at the TelePrompTer and starts wheezing and clutching the lecturn for support when he’s been standing too long?

bethebalance
bethebalance

Or as opposed to the guy who doesn’t like teleprompters because he has to read? Or wants his briefings to be like picture books?
“The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.”
– Some attribute that quote to Mark Twain, but it was probably said by someone prior

armanidog
armanidog

Red vs Blue …”few stop to wonder from where the concepts of “red” and “blue” states stem. According to Smithsonian Magazine, red did not always denote the Republican party and blue wasn’t always symbolic of Democrats — this now-common lexicon only dates back to the 2000 election. In 1976, NBC debuted its first election map on the air, with bulbs that turned red for Carter-won states (Democratic), and blue for Ford (Republican). This original color scheme was based on Great Britain’s political system, which used red to denote the more liberal party. However, other stations used different colors and designations… Read more »

Benevolus
Benevolus

You can’t believe that trumps words mean something to inspire the faithful and also believe they don’t inspire the.. faithful:
‘I Hope You Get Raped and Killed’: MSNBC’s Katy Tur Details the Vicious Threats She Receives Because of Trump
https://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/i-hope-you-get-raped-and-killed-msnbcs-katy-tur-details-vicious-threats-she

Benevolus
Benevolus
bethebalance
bethebalance

There goes a major negotiating chip he could have used to get Mexico to pay for that wall.

Benevolus
Benevolus

Just own it, snowflakes.
Judge says Trump team ‘100 percent’ responsible for finding deported immigrant parents
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2018/08/03/judge-says-trump-administration-100-responsible-finding-deported-migrant-parents/901050002/

Caroline
Caroline

Just common sense that Trump is 100% responsible since it is his policy but nice to have a judge back it up.

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

Let’s see who has common sense here. And we know who it most likely is NOT. Did Trump make these laws? No. Did Obama deport more folks than almost any president before him? Yes. Did Obama separate kids from their familes? Yep. Has it been done for decades? Yep. So are democrats lying about another topic? Yes. Is anyone surprised they are lying again? No. Is Trump simply enforcing the laws Congress passed? Is it legal to come into this country illegally? Duh! I guess that is what liberals want but it aint law and order! So guess who is… Read more »

Caroline
Caroline

It is Trump’s policy that separated the families. In fact his administration was planning family separations for months. The children that were by themselves during Obama were the children that were left at the border by their parents. It was voluntary separation not a policy of the government. And now we have children who have been sexually abused and you guys cheered on this policy. You really need to read up on this because your sources are false.

Noway2016
Noway2016

Maybe this would “help us heal…” Kerry/Taylor 2020.

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

Did Obama deport more folks than any president in the last 20 years? It is surprising to me too but true. And the same goobers want no walls, no borders, illegals streaming in, overloading schools, emergency rooms, social services, wants to vote in our elections and advocate total chaos! Just remember this in November. Don’t forget the same geniuses want to confiscate all of your money, your guns, regulate you out of business, energy prices to triple to save the planet,tear town all of your statues, restrict free speech, weaken the military and I wouldn’t be surprised if they don’t… Read more »

bethebalance
bethebalance

Jeff Sessions explicitly announced the change in policy that separated families.
It’s a matter of prosecutorial discretion in HOW you enforce the laws.
Sessions and Trump used their discretion in a way that punished children, separated families, and showed what incompetence, poor planning, and bad policy leads to.
Exactly why no one before them used their discretion to go down that path.

Benevolus
Benevolus

Another brick in the wall… crumbled.

Member of Trump’s former voter fraud commission publishes trove of records: ZERO EVIDENCE of fraud

“Now,” Dunlap’s letter said Friday, “after months of litigation that should not have been necessary, I can report that the statements by Vice Chair Koback and the White House were, in fact, false.”

http://paceidocs.sosonline.org/PDF/Dunlap%20PACEI%20Docs%20Findings%20letter%20-%20FINAL.080318.pdf

bethebalance
bethebalance

Man, those 3 million voters were so good at fraud that they totally ghosted the investigators.

bethebalance
bethebalance

I just wonder– now that the Voting Commission was disbanded with nothing to show for itself, federal court rulings have ruled that no evidence exists of non-citizen voting, and a Commission member stating there is no evidence of non-citizen voting– what should be the excuse/response? : 1) The Commission couldn’t do its job because Dem Secretary of States blocked access to data? (I think most all of SoS’s didn’t turn over voter rolls); or 2) Whatever, we don’t need evidence to know that there are millions of illegals voting; or 3) It’s obvious that all those Republican SoS’s and Republican… Read more »

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

Yeah, but classic Democratic move having them all vote in California rather than dispersing them out to Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Florida.

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

Damn Andrew, you are on a role bro! The libs are in charge of their own circular firing squad! All of the illegals voting in a state when you already have millions of fruit loops and lemmings voting for the socialist/communist in the same darn step. Why do the Russians have to do anything any more? The socialists control the democratic party. Wasn’t that their goal in the first place? They don’t even need spies any more. They can run Bernie or worse with no fear at all! The libs in Chicago know how to steal elections far better than… Read more »

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

It’s called sarcasm, moron.
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I don’t know what’s faker, your “black friends” or your “sense of humor.”

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

So LeBron turned down Trump’s autograph request I take it.

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

Lebron…great basketball player. Don’t do it bro! Dont piss off half of your fans. He probably doesn’t understand the numbers either. Only 1 or 2% of folks in this country can possibly be racists and they the rest of us split our votes 50/50. Follow Michael Jordan’s lead. Why piss off half the country to humor the loons? Most normal folks don’t want anything to do with that. We want to watch you play ball and don’t give a rat’s rear end who you voted for… He is on the borderline of becoming the next hero of the take a… Read more »

Caroline
Caroline

Lebron is more popular in Ohio than Trump. Trump has 39% approval rating in Ohio. and 59% disapproval rating. Lebron opened up a school for kids. Trump stole people’s money with a Trump University scam. This is an easy win for Lebron.

bethebalance
bethebalance

Hupothetical race for the Presidency between Trump and LeBron:
LeBron slams it down while Trump cowers.

Trump wishes he was the King.
But the best he can be is Burger King.

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

Yes Caroline he is more popular and should be! What stinking politician should be more popular? I like and admire the guy. Babe Ruth famously said he made more money than Roosevelt because he had a better year and was more popular.

I am trying to keep Lebron from turning into a polarizing figure. How is it working out for Colin Kaepernick to turn into a super lib? He is out of a job like most folks who embrace the liberal/socialist agenda…

Caroline
Caroline

You could care less about Lebron. You’re just upset that he pointed out what a fool Trump is and it would seem Lebron is doing just fine without any sanctimonious lectures from you. Of course you feel the need to tell African Americans what they should and should not do and what they should and should not say because you are an authoritarian and believe that African Americans should not speak unless you allow them to speak. You probalby have no idea exactly how bad your post sounds.

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

He probably doesn’t understand the numbers either. Only 1 or 2% of folks in this country can possibly be racist . Hard for anyone understand numbers that originate out of your own a— . Don’t let the swooning libs convert you . Maybe he’s already a liberal and doesn’t need to be converted to anything. The guy already called Trump a bum and has made a number of critical comments. He’s got as much of a right to speak his mind as anyone else. He earned his platform and public fame through hard work and sacrifice, if this is how… Read more »

bethebalance
bethebalance

” Dont piss off half of your fans…”, “Why piss off half the country…”

What I hear: “Somebody doesn’t like our President , that’s not fair , I don’t want to play ball with you anymore , I hate you! “

bethebalance
bethebalance

” Dont piss off half of your fans… Why piss off half the country..”

What I hear: “Somebody doesn’t like the guy I voted for (whining)…That’s not fair (sniveling)….I don’t want to play ball with you anymore! (toddler tantrum) ,,, I hate you! (teenage tantrum)”

Noway2016
Noway2016

“I don’t want to play ball with you anymore! (toddler tantrum,,,” Agree 1000%. Sounds just like a butt-hurt Snivler a few days ago when he “wasn’t going to frequent this blog much anymore…” Posting at 3am!!! Lord!!!
Getting owned really does suit the little feller!!!

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

Andrew, I agree the baby boomers sucked. Spoiled, sniveling, drug infested, hated the military, soldiers come back and they called the baby killers…as usual it was the liberal baby boomers that spoiled and ruined almost everything they touched. And now those LIBERAL BABY BOOMERS had kids and turned them into little LIBERAL SNOWFLAKES. So I am agreeing with you again.

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

…….Andrew, I agree many of the baby boomers sucked. They were spoiled, sniveling, drug- infested, free love, no morals, hated the military, the soldiers came back and who called them baby killers? As usual it was the liberal baby boomers that spoiled and ruined almost everything they touched. And they grew up physically, got into power, created the welfare state that destroyed minorities and their family unit, filled it with drugs and despair. And now those LIBERAL BABY BOOMERS had kids and turned them into little sniveling intolerant LIBERAL SNOWFLAKES. So I am agreeing with you again. And who are… Read more »

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

Andrew Jackson and the Jacksonian Democrats. . The same Jackson that Trump seems to have a massive crush on? . What party is ginning up racial hatred TODAY . Gonna guess it’s the party calling Mexicans rapists and murderers, Muslims terrorists, and Black people thugs. . What party is the one that wants you to have more freedom, less intrusion in your life . It ain’t the party that wants to tell folks who they can marry and what women can do with their uteruses. . As to your historical revisionism, I think you’re losing sight of party shifts, homie…… Read more »

bethebalance
bethebalance

“Follow Michael Jordan’s lead.”

OK, Mike supports LeBron…

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

Is Michael Jordan running his mouth calling folks he doesn’t agree with a racist? Has he ever done that? No, he is not that stupid. He is a winner and a class act. Always has been. Folks on both sides buy shoes and are people too. No party is pristine. Again, why try to hate half the people? You have 2 ears and one mouth for a reason. Sometimes its fine to shut up. Me included. Maybe the democrats can learn to shut up and stop accusing the other guys how horrible they are when it is not true. Who… Read more »

Noway2016
Noway2016

“Maybe the democrats can learn to shut up and stop accusing the other guys how horrible they are when it is not true.” Great point.
J’all ever think that if The Hag had not been spewing vitriol and her caustic hate, that she’d be Prez now? How bout it Libs? Do you go to bed each night wishing she’d never used the word “Deplorables?” Share with us your inner most thoughts!

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

Noway, don’t forget those folks are irredeemable, gun totin’, Bible thumping rubes…they are just plain hateful and stupid…

Glad those dumb asses remembered to vote… They had no choice did they?

bethebalance
bethebalance

And I’ll respond to this: I think when she said that, that it was a mistake. And I think she apologized for it, or at least walked it back. But that’s far from my biggest gripe about what Dems haven’t done right in the past 8 years, including the election. In the top 2 is that Barack should have come out about the Russian interference as soon as the investigation started. That fake news really warped people’s minds, and people should have been warned about it. I wouldn’t have had one concern about any political backlash saying he was trying… Read more »

bethebalance
bethebalance

Michael Jordan’s choices are his own. There have been a lot of athletes who have chosen not to put themselves out there on race relations issues because they didn’t want to draw negative attention or reactions to their careers or employers. But what does it say that there would even be a negative reaction at all, if someone went out and said “You know, we Americans could improve on issues of racial and socioeconomic equality.” Why would anyone react negatively to that? Why would anyone say “Shut up and dribble?” Because the athletes aren’t entitled to a voice? On or… Read more »

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

He is a winner and a class act. Always has been.
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I feel like MJ’s bookies and mistresses would disagree with that sentiment.

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

I didn’t see this screed! So to Andeew Michael Jordan is a tainted hack!!

Do you know how miserable and depressing your posts are?

You could say something ugly about Jesus or Mother Theresa! Try waking up on the right side of the bed once in a while. Maybe a glass is half full. I guess liberal rose colored glasses don’t fit! Sheeze! You do encapsulate what my view of today’s modern lib…a pouty Oscar the Grouch!

Dave Bearse
Dave Bearse

I found this graph (Version 3.0 of the media bias chart) of news sources—I’d not seen earlier versions. I can’t speak to its method or reliability though I agree with nearly all of the news source placements it charts that I’m familiar with. (Ellyn, Axios was placed as informative skewing slightly liberal.) . https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10101765395190996&set=a.547971254366.2080700.31505839&type=3&theater . The segmentation of the right is apparent. The left top half is crowded with a continuum beginning with MSNBC and Mother Jones peaking with a large number of sources at the boundary between skews liberal and neutral. On the right side, after The National Review,… Read more »

Noway2016
Noway2016

Another TGM rally tonight!!!! Set the dvr to Fox! 7pm! Watch it and weep!

Caroline
Caroline

Naw, I’ll just wait for the interviews with all the crazy Qanon people at his rallies screaming the Storm is Coming or something. Why don’t you count the Q’s for us and let us know how many there are at the rally.

Noway2016
Noway2016

No offense to TGM, but the WSJ article about the ICE protests in Portland will drive more Repubs to the polls than last night’s rally! I hope he tweets about it! Thanks, Libs!

Caroline
Caroline

Are you defending pedophiles once again? I guess Russia Today doesn’t report on the abuses that have been going on in the concentration camps for children.

Noway2016
Noway2016
Caroline
Caroline

Somebody got in a twitter war? Sheesh. You are a SNOWFLAKE.

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

Sure, they are white people. Who cares?

How twisted do you have to be? Does anyone feel guilty for being born white today?

You know, for some reason I don’t. If you are black, do you feel guilty for being born black? If so, why is that?

I am confused here…Can some enlightened liberal help me out here?

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

Why the f—- do you care what a South African political party tweets about? Why the f—- should I care? What does it have to do with Georgia?
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You’re just shopping for outrage at this point. I can’t think of a more pathetic pastime.

Noway2016
Noway2016

So, just to be clear, Little Sniv… You’re ok with a political group, overseas or not, calling all white people “murderers?” Speaking of murderers, how many minority babies have your contributions murdered this week?

bethebalance
bethebalance

C’mon Noway has always expressed major concerns about South Africa, and is certainly attuned to its legal, social, and political history. Or he is somehow offended that not everybody smiles favorably upon the actions of former white colonizers and oppressors. Even if the anger is generalized because, you know, most everybody either practiced apartheid or sat silently as it was practiced- or suffered under the practice. But hey- they were white! So we should be offended that someone dare to be offended by white ppl- even if their friends or families were murdered by white oppressors. And to edit: The… Read more »

Caroline
Caroline

Yeah, he looks everywhere for something to prove his victimhood.

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

When you hear some say racist and pedophile do you automatically think vacuous numb nut or it just me?

The only time I heard someone mention pedophile was when some nice lib said that they wish Trump’s youngest son was in prison with a bunch of pedophiles…Anyone remember that?

bethebalance
bethebalance

Thinking “automatically” is what is vacuous. Inquiring minds want to know- the story behind those words.
Plus, if you didn’t hear that Roy Moore was accused of pedophilia or that Alex Jones spits out lies about pedophilia or that QAnon’s whole theory about supporting Trump is built upon allegations of a cabal of Dem pedohphilia, or what Dennis Hastert did…If you didn’t ‘hear any of that, then you need to improve your listening skills. But we know you heard them. But hearing is not listening.

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

No what is vacuous is someone pointing out some troubled soul and branding millions of innocent people with the same affliction.

I would say that person might be a blithering fool. Wouldn’t you?

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

No what is vacuous is someone pointing out some troubled soul and branding millions of innocent people with the same affliction
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That’s not one anyone did. What people are pointing out was Noway’s tolerance for, endorsement of, and vocal support for a pedophile because it “owned the libs.”

bethebalance
bethebalance

So, I think there’s a failure to distinguish the acts of some abusers (in this comment’s case the ICE personnel who abused the children) and those who either enable or fail to speak against those acts. I think that failure is made- often- by both accusers and those who hear the accusations. So, my suggestion is that instead of calling someone an idiot, you could just respond that Yeah. those ICE guys who abused children were awful ppl, and regardless of any law or policy, there should be no conditions which allow or encourage or enable or defend child abuse.… Read more »

Benevolus
Benevolus

7 of the Brave’s last 10 games are going to be against the Phillies.
This could be fun.

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

Good job Benevlous! Love them Braves. I guess liberal wackos can love the Braves too! You can’t be all bad!

They are fun young guys, having a blast, aggressive and fun to watch! And they haven’t taken a knew yet!!

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

knee

Noway2016
Noway2016
downthemiddle
downthemiddle

Noway, what do you want to bet that this gal that slammed into the car with the Trump sticker is not very attractive to put it mildly? What do you think she would be on a scale of 1-10?

Do you think that might be one of the reasons she is so unhappy and unhinged? life is not fair you know…It is kinda hard to tax and regulate yourself to beauty, either inward beauty or outward. I guess its like if you are pregnant or not…

Will Durant
Will Durant

I think I’ve finally got it. You are doing a parody of an obnoxious Trump supporter. Am I right?

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

Well that gal seems more normal than most. Bet she was at the “million radical pink- hat wearing impeachment for something or other” march!

Caroline
Caroline

From David Frum on twitter:
They knew they would be meeting with representatives of the Russian state. They knew they were being offered Russian state intelligence. They intended to use Russian intelligence offered by Russian agents against an American opponents. They did not alert the FBI.

I think that sums up the whole Trump Russia conspiracy.

Noway2016
Noway2016

So meeting with people to see if they have oppo on The Hag is criminal? LMAO!!’
And what praytell is the specific criminal code number has been violated? Do the people who met with Steel and HIS Russian contacts face similar jeopardy?

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

For starters:
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18 USC 1030(a)(2)(C) and 1030 (c)(2)(B)
18 USC 1030(a)(5)(A) and 1030(c)(4)(B)
18 USC 1028A(c)
18 USC 1956(a)(2)(A)
18 USC 1956(b)

Caroline
Caroline

Thanks Andrew. Posts like this are such great information for the community.

Caroline
Caroline

Dude, these were spies for Putin. It is not the same thing. No matter how much you scream lies over and over and spew misogyny at Hillary you cannot change the facts.

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

Did Hillary pay Russsian spies for opposition research, have them on her payroll, use the same opposition research used by the FBI to obtain a warrant , spy on the Trump Campaign and try to alter the outcome of a US presidential election!? Did the same FBI have the same spy on its own payroll?

Do any of you biased numb nuts dispute those facts!? Is that collusion!?

Caroline
Caroline

Those were American spies not Russian spies silly. Apparently you do not understand the difference.
And we have told you over and over that the dossier did not start the investigation. Papadopolous is the one that started the investigation.

We have stated over and over what you are saying is false, have given links and yet you like Noway continue to repeat lies over and over again despite the facts. No matter how many times you repeat a lie you cannot change it into the truth.

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

Is listening to someone that might have information about your crooked, miserable, dishonest unpopular opponent a crime? Andeew the wizard seems to think it is! Okay lock them both up! Trumps meeting lasts a few minutes, they have nothing so it ends!! Oh hell yea that is criminal. Some dip s—-t says so! And the other folks pay 12 million , Hillary puts him on the payroll along with the FBI . They the. Try to frame the other candidate. If that is not true why has half of the upper level FBI guys been fired, reassigned or been indicted!?… Read more »

Caroline
Caroline

So now you’re changing your story to well, it was okay to conspire with Russian spies because of Hillary. Thanks for proving what everybody thinks that you would rather have Putin ruling the country than Hillary. the conservative love for Putin has been on full display for quite a while now.
The meeting with the Russian spy was only one of many.

Hurling nonsense invective doesn’t change the facts.

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

Did Hillary pay Russsian [sic] spies for opposition research, have them on her payroll . I think it’s been pretty well-established that she didn’t. If you’ve got evidence to the contrary, provide it. . use the same opposition research used by the FBI to obtain a warrant , spy on the Trump Campaign . Another friendly reminder that you’ve had weeks to provide me with the specific page references of the FISA document which prove your point on this front. As I’ve previously outlined, the FBI had a number of sources of probable cause in their initial Page FISA application… Read more »

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

Is listening to someone that might have information about your crooked, miserable, dishonest unpopular opponent a crime? . Yes and no. It depends on what is discussed in the meeting. . If Russian agents are saying “hey, we stole x, y, z information from the DNC’s servers and we’re going to release it through Wikileaks to help your campaign”… that could be a violation of the campaign finance laws (with the intelligence gathering and publication being treated as an in-kind contributions) as well as being an accessory to various federal computer fraud felonies. . If the hacking hadn’t taken place… Read more »

Dave Bearse
Dave Bearse

Maybe it’s not illegal, but that doesn’t mean the GOP shouldn’t be judged by it’s complicity in this making America great again.

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

So reading my posts you conclude I want Putin to run our country? I hate to keep using the same phrase but “if the glove fits you gots to aquits” Numb nut… it just fits… Have you ever tried to argue with a fence post? It is hard to do… INVECTIVES??— How many times have you and other radical liberals hurl the racist, pedophile BS? It is your only campaign platform! Who in the hell would vote for the socialist economic platform so that is all you have!? Why worry about the splinter in my eye when you have a… Read more »

Caroline
Caroline

Geez, you’re really having a complete meltdown today. let me ask you this: Why did Trump and Trump Jr. like about meeting with Natalia Veselnitskaya if it was no big deal? They lied to the entire country about that meeting along with apparently Don Jr. lying to congress about it. Why did Jeff Sessions lie about meeting with Russians during his confirmation hearings?

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

Putin is communist right? Pretty hideoius according to Caroline! We agree.

Caroline your job is to tell me what party is the home of the Communist Party USA? Go to CPUSA.org. There it is in all of its splendor!!

Please find anything in their platform you disagree with. Then get back to us about why it is not YOU LIBERALS that have Putin ruling YOUR party?

See what you come up with!!!! Get back to us.

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

Putin is a communist? Want to provide support for that position?
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I’ve asked you multiple times to define communism for the class. I’ve also asked you to find the portions of the Democratic platform that you feel are “communist” and share those with the class. Why can’t you do so?

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

Andrew why don’t you tell us why Putin and the Soviet are NOT COMMUNISTS?! Humor us oh wise one…Maybe you and Caroline can collude with Hillary on this one and enlighten us… And I will ask you the same question…What party is the home of the Communist Party in the USA. Go to CPUSA.org. There it is in all of its splendor. Why don’t you tell us something you disagree with? I cant distinguish it from the DNC can you? Sure sounds just the opposite of the conservative party platform doesn’t it?! Get back to us little buddy.

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

I asked you first and I asked you over a month ago. Quit trying to pass the buck.
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I cant distinguish it from the DNC can you?
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Again, give us the parts of the Democratic platform that meet the definition of communism. This was the same question I posed over a month ago. You’ve had time to think of an answer by now.

Dave Bearse
Dave Bearse

We all know he’s rubber and you’re glue. Whatever you write bounces off him and sticks to you.

Benevolus
Benevolus

dtm, the cpusa site is pretty wordy and pretty generic , i.e. “The Communist Party USA has championed the struggles for democracy, labor rights, women’s equality, racial justice and peace for 97 years. The Communist Party has an unparalleled history in the progressive movement of the United States, from the struggle against Jim Crow segregation, the organizing of the industrial unions, from the canneries of California, to the sweatshops of New York City. . So if you have something specific there you want to point out as objectionable then let us know. . Nevertheless, I think we can agree that… Read more »

Caroline
Caroline

Russia is an ogliarchy which is not communist. It is more akin to a dictatorship with the elite few wealthy governing the country. It’s more akin to conservative trickle down economic theory than anything else. I see your meltdown is continuing.

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

Well why did we fight the cold war? They weren’t communists after all! Thanks Caroline!

Is anyone following this logic? Neither am I…

Caroline
Caroline

You’re the one that can’t understand. Russia used to be communist but I guess you missed the part of history where communism fell. Why don’t you just go ahead and profess your love for the KGB like Trump did.

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

Caroline, so everyone keeping more of their hard earned money, having more freedom more fruits of their labor is like a dictatorship confiscating your money?

That is news to me. I would say you have it totally backwards. Would you try to explain that to me? I might not be enlightened enough.

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

Real wages have actually gone down since June 2017. The only folks keeping “more” of their money are folks like the Koch Brothers and Jeff Bezos.

Caroline
Caroline

So you’re supporting Putin’s form of goverment? Dude, if you think it trickles down then you would be very happy in Russia where the ogliarchs control everything and it’s kind of like a plantation. However modern GOP economics is just regurgitated plantation economics anyway.

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

Uh Caroline, so how does Trump cutting taxes, reducing regulations and helping small businesses create more jobs and now we have the lowest unemployment rates in history and yes even for blacks an Latinos… how is that anything like helping Russian oligarchs and concentrating power in the hands of a few? This empowers the little guy. Did you and Andrew ride the short bus when you were in school? Again, how and why do the communists, those failed Russians like Putin, find a home in the democratic party today? I think you two folks keep avoiding that question. And as… Read more »

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

And as a follow up, what policy on CPUSA.org (communist party USA) do you two actually disagree with? It sound EXACTLY like Bernie Sanders and the DNC.
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I will answer this question, in full, when you manufacture the testicular fortitude to respond to a question you’ve been dodging for over a month:
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What is the definition of communism and what elements of the Democratic Party’s platform fit that definition?

downthemiddle
downthemiddle

Are you really an idiot Andrew? Don’t answer. You don’t need to.

Don’t the tax cuts help the average guy? Please help me understand how any of the 242 taxes Obama raised help you, me or anyone else keep more of their hard earned money. We are breathlessly waiting for your learned reply!!

And Caroline so communism fell in Russia…Why did it find a home in today’s democratic party? Is it a failure there too?

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

Don’t answer. You don’t need to. and We are breathlessly waiting for your learned reply!! . So which is it? Speaking of, have you finally decided to grace us with your definition of communism? You’ve been ducking me for over a month on a question so easy a middle schooler could answer it. You’re smarter than a middle schooler aren’t you? . Here’s an article in response to your question, sweetheart: https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2011/sep/06/barack-obama/barack-obama-says-payroll-tax-cut-has-boosted-aver/ . When you actually aim your tax cuts at the “average guy” instead of the ultra-wealthy, you’re more likely to help out the average guy. It’s kind of… Read more »

Caroline
Caroline

Since you don’t even know what communism is only you could make a statement where believing in basic humanity dignity for POC and LBGT people is communism. Sheesh, you guys called Bill Clinton a communist and Obama a socialist. You guys just hurl invective screeching and flailing around trying to make something stick.

Noway2016
Noway2016

Question because I genuinely don’t know: Does Jones have any outlet remaining where people can watch his daily show?

bethebalance
bethebalance

I don’t know, but he may land a one-hour infomercial spot on Fox.

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

fakebonerpills.biz

Andrew C. Pope
Andrew C. Pope

mywifeleftmeandtookthekidsbecausei’mahorribleperson.ru