Morning Reads for Monday, February 18, 2019

Helllooo, Monday.

  • Patrick Caddell, the political pollster who helped send an obscure peanut farmer named Jimmy Carter to the White House, later became disillusioned with fellow Democrats and finally veered right to advise supporters of Donald J. Trump, died on Saturday in Charleston, S.C. He was 68.
  • I’m just going to leave this here and y’all vote in the comments and let Fayette County know what you think. Left or right?

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chamblee54
chamblee54

Here is the chamblee54 weekly reader for last week. https://chamblee54.wordpress.com/2019/02/18/the-worst-thing-ive-ever-read/

Will Durant
Will Durant

“Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.”

Charlie
Charlie

“As God as my witness, I thought turkeys could fly.”

RIP “Big Guy” Jerry Blum.

Benevolus
Benevolus

Both the logos already look dated.

chilidawg1971
chilidawg1971

I wonder how much Mr. Wood will get for the Lincoln Memorial kid? Anybody, yes anybody who negatively Tweeted him is puckering. Best be issuing those apologies quick-like!
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/feb/17/nick-sandmanns-lawyer-file-defamation-suits-week/

Will Durant
Will Durant

Frankly my dear…

chilidawg1971
chilidawg1971

Well, you might not give a damn but the first shoe just dropped. I’m thinking the new name should be The Sandmann Post. And that’s just the first one. Be thinking of a new name for CNN, The New York Times and many others.
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-covington-suit/teen-in-lincoln-memorial-protest-sues-washington-post-for-250-million-idUSKCN1Q82SW

Will Durant
Will Durant

While I recognize that your social media circles and the Russians who help fire them up may be using this as a diversion from $8 billion fake emergencies, making war with Iran, giving the Saudis and therefore the most radical sect of Islam nukes instead, tariffs… There is noway I’m going down the rabbit hole of the amount of money a jackleg lawyer using a smarmy teenager are demanding from a guy who can treat even their asking price as a fly speck on the windshield. To transpose Jefferson’s quote on other people’s religion to my feelings on other people’s… Read more »

Benevolus
Benevolus

Here’s the lawsuit, typos and all:
http://www.hemmerlaw.com/blog/for-truth-for-justice-for-nicholas/

It starts out:
“The Post is a major American daily newspaper published in Washington, D.C. which is credited with inventing the term “McCarthyism” in an editorial cartoon published in 1950. Depicting buckets of tar, the cartoon made fun of then United States Senator Joseph McCarthy’s “tarring” tactics of engaging in smear campaigns and character assassination against citizens whose political views made them targets of his accusations.”

xdog
xdog

This was mentioned last week but sometimes my posts hang up so that I’m forced to exit. They’ve been displayed when I returned, at least so far.