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by jserraglio
Thu Sep 17, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: when Donald Trump refuses to stand down at the inauguration, the shooting will begin
Replies: 14
Views: 146

Re: when Donald Trump refuses to stand down at the inauguration, the shooting will begin

You appear to be questioning Herr Barr. Do you not realize that Herr Barr is not to be questioned? U.S. attorneys are just 'preschoolers', junior grade, according to Herr Barr.
by jserraglio
Wed Sep 16, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: 40,000 Michigan State students are asked to self-quarantine
Replies: 3
Views: 104

Re: 40,000 Michigan State students are asked to self-quarantine

Herd mentality ? I agree. That's what MAGAs suffer from. Setting death in the millions aside, promising herd immunity thru mass infection by a coronavirus is about as idiotic as suggesting that people drink bleach to kill it. How come surviving a well-known coronavirus (the common cold) confers no h...
by jserraglio
Wed Sep 16, 2020 3:29 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Dems need to wake up
Replies: 23
Views: 840

Re: Dems need to wake up

Belle wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:53 pm
they are not well read ... repeated iterations of the same tired old tropes.
Repeated iterations. Thus Redundancy rebukes redundancy.
by jserraglio
Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump at the RNC: Echoes of Saddam
Replies: 7
Views: 362

Re: Trump at the RNC: Echoes of Saddam

I live in a Trumpist enclave and teach at a Trump-leaning conservative school, surrounded by "Re-elect Doughboy & Ha'pence" lawn signs. I don't bother these whatchamacallits and nobody bothers me. Some on the Right here and elsewhere, aliens with an axe to grind, have evidently been seduced by AG Bi...
by jserraglio
Tue Sep 15, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: when Donald Trump refuses to stand down at the inauguration, the shooting will begin
Replies: 14
Views: 146

Re: when Donald Trump refuses to stand down at the inauguration, the shooting will begin

This guy Caputo is a typical Trump appointee, now that all the adults have left the room. He is deranged, or malevolent, or stupid, or very likely all three. Indeed, he admits the first charge. For Roosevelt, a brain trust; Lincoln, a team of rivals; Trump, his flock of felons. Roger Stone has just...
by jserraglio
Tue Sep 15, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump at the RNC: Echoes of Saddam
Replies: 7
Views: 362

Re: Trump at the RNC: Echoes of Saddam

The so-called malaise predates the Civil War. Over the long run of its history, America has only rarely had a centripetal culture. Even so, characterizing an entire nation as hate-filled and neurotic is an egregious falsehood, plain-and-simple, particularly when that stereotyping issues from an unco...
by jserraglio
Mon Sep 14, 2020 6:57 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump at the RNC: Echoes of Saddam
Replies: 7
Views: 362

Re: Trump at the RNC: Echoes of Saddam

No mention of that, nor of the fact that Trump got many African American people back into work. I wonder why? How sharper than a serpent's tooth Is ingratitude. national hatred, resentment, neurosis and malaise A generalization so broad that the ignorance it conceals is like an overripe fruit gone ...
by jserraglio
Sun Sep 13, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: 40,000 Michigan State students are asked to self-quarantine
Replies: 3
Views: 104

40,000 Michigan State students are asked to self-quarantine

ABC NEWS All Michigan State students asked to quarantine over 'exponential growth' of COVID-19 All local Michigan State University students have been asked to self-quarantine immediately for the next two weeks to contain the "exponential growth" of COVID-19 cases, county health officials said. At l...
by jserraglio
Sun Sep 13, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The collapse of democracy?
Replies: 21
Views: 482

Re: The collapse of democracy?

lennygoran wrote:
Sun Sep 13, 2020 6:56 am
This made me think of trump yesterday again mentioning Biden taking drugs-in 2016 he did the same for Hillary. Anything goes these days with this criminal lying bully.
To sin, one must eat of the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil. Chubby Hubby is a Prelapsarian, he lives by Fatburgers alone.
by jserraglio
Sun Sep 13, 2020 6:52 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The collapse of democracy?
Replies: 21
Views: 482

Re: The collapse of democracy?

Just before I leave Harrison (it's a very long and critical review), I want to quote one of the best paragraphs I've read in a review: For the sceptical reader the whole strategy of the book looks like this. Take a highly selective, historically contentious and anachronistic view of the Enlightenme...
by jserraglio
Sat Sep 12, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The collapse of democracy?
Replies: 21
Views: 482

Re: The collapse of democracy?

Typically facile and ignorant misunderstanding by Pinker. His book on the Enlightenment was a joke. Yes, but did not the scientific journal Annals of Improbable Research (AIR) nominate one Steven Pinker as the premier member of the Luxuriant Flowing Hair Club for Scientists (LFHCfS)? I assume this ...
by jserraglio
Sat Sep 12, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump officials interfered with CDC's Covid reports
Replies: 0
Views: 59

Trump officials interfered with CDC's Covid reports

Trump officials interfered with CDC reports on Covid-19

POLITICO

https://www.politico.com/news/2020/09/1 ... -19-412809
by jserraglio
Fri Sep 11, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The collapse of democracy?
Replies: 21
Views: 482

Re: The collapse of democracy?

So funny when you consider how progressives have projected reactionary behaviour onto conservatives - or attempted to do so!! Until now. The problem is not that ultra-right conservatives are hidebound reactionaries . Far from it. It is that they are nutty radicals . Truly conservative Republicans l...
by jserraglio
Fri Sep 11, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The collapse of democracy?
Replies: 21
Views: 482

Re: The collapse of democracy?

You have constantly maintained he can't do so Doughboy can do so but I am betting he won’t. A pitiful 40 percent approval rating alone won’t be nearly enough, every loser of US presidential landslides gets that. But if Doughboy can win Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, he will win; then I’ll sh...
by jserraglio
Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The collapse of democracy?
Replies: 21
Views: 482

Re: The collapse of democracy?

Precisely. But even more than that, it is not about the morality of the violence (as I say, I think the looting is disgraceful), it's the political strategy. Trump seems to be floundering, especially with the twin blows of his expressed contempt for the military and the Woodward revelations that he...
by jserraglio
Thu Sep 10, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: South Carolina parasite needs a host to survive.
Replies: 3
Views: 132

Re: South Carolina parasite needs a host to survive.

That's an astonishing ad. It might put more people off than it persuades. Hell's fury pales before that of Republicans spurned by their own Party. This ad is meant not so much to persuade as to drive up Lindsay Graham's negatives (and by extension Donald Trump's). It's also meant to bait both targe...
by jserraglio
Thu Sep 10, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The collapse of democracy?
Replies: 21
Views: 482

Re: The collapse of democracy?

There are plenty of Republicans who have broken with Trump, just as many Democrats, including Biden, have spoken out against those that resort to violence. But I agree with Barney, Those condemnations by the leaders of each camp haven’t been forceful enough.
by jserraglio
Thu Sep 10, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump told me he knew last January CV was deadly but deliberately played down the danger, Woodward says in new book.
Replies: 4
Views: 139

Re: Trump told me he knew last January CV was deadly but deliberately played down the danger, Woodward says in new book.

Even more outrageous, Trump on tape ON THE RECORD stupidly spilled our nation’s nuclear secrets to a reporter. For that act alone, his legitimacy is no longer presumptive — he is unstable, illegitimate, and needs to be removed from office as the Constitution provides. Now I know why Gen John Kelly d...
by jserraglio
Thu Sep 10, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: South Carolina parasite needs a host to survive.
Replies: 3
Views: 132

South Carolina parasite needs a host to survive.

The Lincoln Project is spending a million dollars to run an ad in SC. Here it is:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrJsW3dZov0

by jserraglio
Thu Sep 10, 2020 4:56 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Woodward book blindsides White House, aides point fingers and Republicans on Capitol Hill seek cover.
Replies: 0
Views: 138

Woodward book blindsides White House, aides point fingers and Republicans on Capitol Hill seek cover.

WASHINGTON POST Trump acknowledges he intentionally downplayed deadly coronavirus President Trump acknowledged Wednesday that he intentionally played down the deadly nature of the rapidly spreading coronavirus last winter as an attempt to avoid a “frenzy,” part of an escalating damage-control effort...
by jserraglio
Wed Sep 09, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump told me he knew last January CV was deadly but deliberately played down the danger, Woodward says in new book.
Replies: 4
Views: 139

Re: Trump told me he knew last January CV was deadly but deliberately played down the danger, Woodward says in new book.

The virus has nothing to do with me. It’s not my fault. According to Dr. William Hanage, an esteemed Harvard epidemiologist, Trump has the blood of about 180,000 Americans on his head — using South Korea as a measure, that's how many could have been saved had he done what S. Korean leaders did and ...
by jserraglio
Wed Sep 09, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: DHS official alleges in complaint that he was ordered to stop intelligence analysis on Russian threat
Replies: 1
Views: 64

DHS official alleges in complaint that he was ordered to stop intelligence analysis on Russian threat

What does Putin have on Trump? WAPO Senior DHS official alleges in whistleblower complaint that he was told to stop providing intelligence analysis on threat of Russian interference https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/senior-dhs-official-alleges-in-whistleblower-complaint-that-he-was-to...
by jserraglio
Wed Sep 09, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump told me he knew last January CV was deadly but deliberately played down the danger, Woodward says in new book.
Replies: 4
Views: 139

Trump told me he knew last January CV was deadly but deliberately played down the danger, Woodward says in new book.

WAPO President Trump’s head popped up during his top-secret intelligence briefing in the Oval Office on Jan. 28 when the discussion turned to the novel coronavirus outbreak in China. “This will be the biggest national security threat you face in your presidency,” national security adviser Robert O’...
by jserraglio
Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:05 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Lincoln Project Slams Un-American 'Draft-Dodger-in-Chief'
Replies: 4
Views: 92

Re: Lincoln Project Slams Un-American 'Draft-Dodger-in-Chief'

The “My Button is bigger than Kim’s Button” guy wrote:The top people in the Pentagon ... want to do nothing but fight wars so that all of those wonderful companies that make the bombs and make the planes and make everything else stay happy.
by jserraglio
Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Lincoln Project Slams Un-American 'Draft-Dodger-in-Chief'
Replies: 4
Views: 92

Lincoln Project Slams Un-American 'Draft-Dodger-in-Chief'

REAL-CLEAR POLITICS 'Lincoln Project' Ad Slams Un-American "Draft-Dodger-in-Chief" Donald Trump For Insulting Troops https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video ... roops.html
by jserraglio
Mon Sep 07, 2020 10:18 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Fox News Analyst Brit Hume defends colleague Jennifer Griffin against Trump attack dogs' "bullsh*t".
Replies: 9
Views: 273

Re: Fox News Analyst Brit Hume defends colleague Jennifer Griffin against Trump attack dogs' "bullsh*t".

Belle wrote:
Mon Sep 07, 2020 10:06 pm
You cannot claim the high moral ground ... you are no better than the man you detest. Let's make that clear.
Given your numerous Praise Songs to Donald on CMG, your rebuke, if directed at me, amounts to a backhanded compliment. If so, effusive thanks and top o' the mornin' to ya!
by jserraglio
Mon Sep 07, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Fox News Analyst Brit Hume defends colleague Jennifer Griffin against Trump attack dogs' "bullsh*t".
Replies: 9
Views: 273

Re: Fox News Analyst Brit Hume defends colleague Jennifer Griffin against Trump attack dogs' "bullsh*t".

The orcs didn't despise fighting/fighters. I was thinking of the orc in the Beowulf epic, not the ones in Tolkien. Take interiority away from The Grendel in John Gardner's novel and you approximate a creature known as The Donald: Trump and Grendel share a common trait: both are “greedy, and savage,...
by jserraglio
Mon Sep 07, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Fox News Analyst Brit Hume defends colleague Jennifer Griffin against Trump attack dogs' "bullsh*t".
Replies: 9
Views: 273

Re: Fox News Analyst Brit Hume defends colleague Jennifer Griffin against Trump attack dogs' "bullsh*t".

Trump's alleged remarks are absolutely in character. I completely believe it. Barney just read this: The Atlantic's editor-in-chief says his story about Trump calling vets 'losers' is just the beginning https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/06/media/jeffrey-goldberg-atlantic-trump-reliable-sources/index.html...
by jserraglio
Sun Sep 06, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Fox News Analyst Brit Hume defends colleague Jennifer Griffin against Trump attack dogs' "bullsh*t".
Replies: 9
Views: 273

Fox News Analyst Brit Hume defends colleague Jennifer Griffin against Trump attack dogs' "bullsh*t".

As independent confirmations of the Atlantic expose of Trump's disparagement of the military pour in, this Newsweek story confirms the rift that has developed at Fox News between the straight news operation and the prime-time pro-Trump propaganda machine, reported in Brian Stelter's new book, Hoax ...
by jserraglio
Sun Sep 06, 2020 6:15 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: WAPO & Fox News corroborate magazine report that Trump told aides American soldiers KIA were 'losers' and 'suckers'.
Replies: 16
Views: 268

Re: WAPO & Fox News corroborate magazine report that Trump told aides American soldiers KIA were 'losers' and 'suckers'.

. . . spent the war comforting the wives of soldiers away in battle. That's what a very stable genius does. On the other hand, Trump's supporters maintain that his enemies pillory him for a few "personal idiosyncrasies". In other words, mere peccadilloes. [/b][/size] So let's explore some of these ...
by jserraglio
Sat Sep 05, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: WAPO & Fox News corroborate magazine report that Trump told aides American soldiers KIA were 'losers' and 'suckers'.
Replies: 16
Views: 268

Re: WAPO & Fox News corroborate magazine report that Trump told aides American soldiers KIA were 'losers' and 'suckers'.

Hoaxmeister Trump wrote:Jennifer Griffin (Fox's national security correspondent) should be fired for this kind of reporting.
by jserraglio
Sat Sep 05, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: WAPO & Fox News corroborate magazine report that Trump told aides American soldiers KIA were 'losers' and 'suckers'.
Replies: 16
Views: 268

Re: WAPO & Fox News corroborate magazine report that Trump told aides American soldiers KIA were 'losers' and 'suckers'.

barney wrote:
Sat Sep 05, 2020 1:21 pm
Republicans are several degrees lower.
GOP bottom feeders all, from Coolidge thru Bush II. Reagan and Trump are outliers for different reasons. Reagan, the idealist, took the high road. Trump belongs to a different set: no-account Neanderthals.
by jserraglio
Sat Sep 05, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: WAPO & Fox News corroborate magazine report that Trump told aides American soldiers KIA were 'losers' and 'suckers'.
Replies: 16
Views: 268

Re: WAPO & Fox News corroborate magazine report that Trump told aides American soldiers KIA were 'losers' and 'suckers'.

Rach3 wrote:
Sat Sep 05, 2020 9:08 am
More shameless his suckers ante up for
Do I dare risk a knuckle rap from a culture warrior by using the term deplorables? Deplorables-without-tears?
by jserraglio
Sat Sep 05, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: WAPO & Fox News corroborate magazine report that Trump told aides American soldiers KIA were 'losers' and 'suckers'.
Replies: 16
Views: 268

Re: WAPO & Fox News corroborat magazine report that Trump told aides American soldiers KIA were 'losers' and 'suckers'.

Trump better create a diversion fast—this story is poison for his reelection bid. I thought Trump's comments about John McCain would be poison for his 2016 campaign. That didn't deter his followers. NO COLLUSION! Nobody knows better than #Strokeahontas that the secret to implanting your message is ...
by jserraglio
Fri Sep 04, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: WAPO & Fox News corroborate magazine report that Trump told aides American soldiers KIA were 'losers' and 'suckers'.
Replies: 16
Views: 268

WAPO & Fox News corroborate magazine report that Trump told aides American soldiers KIA were 'losers' and 'suckers'.

Jennifer Griffin, national security correspondent for Fox News, has also confirmed the Atlantic story with two former senior Trump Administration sources in a position to know. https://mobile.twitter.com/JenGriffinFNC/status/1301975321495973889 Trump has no option here, he must either discredit this...
by jserraglio
Fri Sep 04, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: WAPO & Fox News corroborate magazine report that Trump told aides American soldiers KIA were 'losers' and 'suckers'.
Replies: 16
Views: 268

WAPO & Fox News corroborate magazine report that Trump told aides American soldiers KIA were 'losers' and 'suckers'.

Trump better create a diversion fast—this story is poison for his reelection bid. WASHINGTON POST President Trump called U.S. soldiers injured or killed in war “losers,” questioned the country’s reverence for them and expressed confusion over why anyone would choose to serve, according to a new rep...
by jserraglio
Fri Sep 04, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: This Is Democrats’ Doomsday Scenario for Election Night
Replies: 1
Views: 117

Re: This Is Democrats’ Doomsday Scenario for Election Night

Doughboy told his base the other day to try to vote twice in order to test the system.

The more imminent Trump's defeat, the more erratic and unhinged his behavior.
by jserraglio
Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump: Americans Who Died in War Are ‘Losers’ and ‘Suckers’
Replies: 3
Views: 106

Re: Trump: Americans Who Died in War Are ‘Losers’ and ‘Suckers’

#Strokeahontas furgled-up fer sure on that occasion. Trump remained fixated on McCain, one of the few prominent Republicans to continue criticizing him after he won the nomination. When McCain died, in August 2018, Trump told his senior staff, according to three sources with direct knowledge of thi...
by jserraglio
Thu Sep 03, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Badge of honor withheld by feds: my 'Democrat' town didn't make Trump's 'anarchist jurisdiction' hit list.
Replies: 1
Views: 92

Badge of honor withheld by feds: my 'Democrat' town didn't make Trump's 'anarchist jurisdiction' hit list.

It's so embarrassing that my city was not even mentioned. I demand that we be placed on Donald Trump's enemies list immediately. Trump Orders Barr to Designate and Defund ‘Anarchist Jurisdictions’ https://www.thedailybeast.com/trump-orders-attorney-general-barr-to-designate-and-defund-anarchist-juri...
by jserraglio
Thu Sep 03, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The End of Social Security ?
Replies: 9
Views: 207

Re: The End of Social Security ?

david johnson wrote:
Thu Sep 03, 2020 5:06 am
LOL...I take it that you all do not care for the current President. :lol:
He's really the President? You sound serious. I wasn't aware Trump was anything other than a placeholder.
by jserraglio
Wed Sep 02, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The End of Social Security ?
Replies: 9
Views: 207

Re: The End of Social Security ?

Trump sits squarely in the grand American tradition of religious and political demagogues. And Trumpism is a quintessentially American phenomenon.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=i-zzawyUFkk

by jserraglio
Wed Sep 02, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: ‘Melania and Me,’
Replies: 4
Views: 137

Re: ‘Melania and Me,’

Score settling to be sure. But Wolkoff is also shining a light on massive corruption and apparent theft in the Trump Inaugural committee—millions upon millions of dollars went poof! like magic—and the WH, with Melania's acquiescence, made Melania's supposed friend Wolkoff the fall guy for that scand...
by jserraglio
Wed Sep 02, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Dems need to wake up
Replies: 23
Views: 840

Re: Dems need to wake up

This little snippet nails it Until now I had never met a snippet that wasn't little. At any rate, it is the Right that rules America today, the Left is not even close to pulling the levers of power, nor will they be if Biden, a centrist for his entire career, is elected. The moral bankruptcy of the...
by jserraglio
Wed Sep 02, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The End of Social Security ?
Replies: 9
Views: 207

Re: The End of Social Security ?

If Trump wins: https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/01/opinions/social-security-payroll-trump-altman/index.html The heads of the respective agencies (the SSA, FDA and CDC) need to say: "Mr. President, I respectfully suggest that this country is totally furgled up". His reply: "I'm the only one who can furgl...
by jserraglio
Mon Aug 31, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Dems need to wake up
Replies: 23
Views: 840

Re: Dems need to wake up

What could possibly go wrong? Yes, what indeed could possibly go wrong? 1. Putin's goal is, and long has been, to install into the Oval Office a stooge who would dismantle NATO. That train left the station in 2016, ETA, Moscow 2024. There. That's a wrong thing for you to stew on in your next rant. ...
by jserraglio
Mon Aug 31, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Columbia Artists Management Inc, rep for legendary artists, to shut down
Replies: 4
Views: 148

Columbia Artists Management Inc, rep for legendary artists, to shut down

CAMI represented many of the leading conductors, among them Herbert von Karajan, Leonard Bernstein, James Levine, Eugene Ormandy, Antal Dorati and Otto Klemperer. Its pianists included Vladimir Horowitz and Van Cliburn. and its singer roster had Leontyne Price, Renata Tebaldi, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf...
by jserraglio
Mon Aug 31, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Dems need to wake up
Replies: 23
Views: 840

Re: Dems need to wake up

from MAGA mega quotes:

Mike Pence wrote:Let's make America great again--again!

The Donald wrote:It'll all go away, like magic.

The Donald wrote:It is what it is.

Melania Trump wrote:You always know what he's thinking.

Chris Wallace wrote:Mr. President, I took that test; you know, it's not a very hard test.
by jserraglio
Sun Aug 30, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Dems need to wake up
Replies: 23
Views: 840

Re: Dems need to wake up

Those statues also practice the virtue of blissful silence. Would that their regressive counterparts would bestow that blessing hundredfold on the rest of the country.
by jserraglio
Sun Aug 30, 2020 7:27 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Dems need to wake up
Replies: 23
Views: 840

Re: Dems need to wake up

lennygoran wrote:
Sun Aug 30, 2020 7:18 am
I think you once said you were worried about another Civil War.
Right-wing nutjobs and racists, like cicadas in swarm this year, have been emboldened to emerge from the dark chambers where they ordinarily lurk, battening in blessed silence on their shame.