Quotes of the day

posted at 10:53 pm on May 29, 2012 by Allahpundit

It was supposed to be a day of triumph for Mitt Romney, when he would at last formally claim the Republican presidential nomination with a victory in the Texas primary. And Mr. Romney was to focus attention on an aggressive new attack on President Obama, highlighting the White House’s role in backing failed companies like Solyndra.

Instead, Tuesday was hijacked by Donald J. Trump

With Mr. Trump, the Romney campaign privately maintains an attitude of quiet exasperation and good-natured eye-rolling, but it is reluctant to criticize him publicly. He is a prolific fund-raiser and willing surrogate whose fame and following can marshal both top-dollar and small-money donors…

Many Republicans have questioned whether Mr. Trump is worth the headache. “I’ve always thought Romney would gain a lot more mileage by stiff-arming Trump,” said Mark McKinnon, a Republican strategist. “I think who Romney stands with says a lot about what he’ll stand for. Associating with Trump seems to only reinforce the narrative on Romney that Team Obama wants to push. Which is that Romney is an out-of-touch rich guy without any real core, which means he’ll associate with anyone if he thinks it will further his ambition.”

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As early as February 1967 – a year before the first 1968 presidential primary – some newspapers were raising questions as to whether George Romney’s place of birth [in Mexico] disqualified him from the presidency.

By May 1967, U.S. congressman Emmanuel Celler, a Democrat who chaired the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, was expressing “serious doubts” about George Romney’s eligibility…

“I am a natural born citizen. My parents were American citizens. I was a citizen at birth,” he said, according to a typewritten statement found in his archives…

In a paper in November aimed at clarifying presidential eligibility, the Congressional Research Service declared that the practical, legal meaning of “natural born citizen” would “most likely include” not only anyone born on U.S. soil but anyone born overseas of at least one parent who was a U.S. citizen.

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“Governor Romney is not distracted, the Republican party is not distracted,” Gingrich said when asked about Trump’s claims that Obama was not born in the United States might not serve Romney’s candidacy well. “We believe this is an American born, job killing president.”

“Other people may believe that he was born somewhere else and still kills jobs, but that’s an argument over background,” said Gingrich, speaking in the lobby of the Trump International Hotel where he will attend a fundraiser expected to raise more than $2 million for Romney’s campaign.

“I’m happy to say I believe he was born in Hawaii,” Gingrich said.

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As Romney continued to attack the president as “hostile” to business, he veered into new territory, passing along the story of a restaurant owner he met with in a closed-door roundtable who suggested adding a new provision to the constitutional requirements of the presidency: time in business.

“I’d like to have a provision in the Constitution that in addition to the age of the president and the citizenship of the president and the birthplace of the president being set by the Constitution, I’d like it also to say that the president has to spend at least three years working in business before he could become President of the United States,” Romney quoted the restauranteur as saying. “You see then he or she would understand that the policies they’re putting in place have to encourage small business, make it easier for business to grow.”

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But the putative GOP presidential nominee’s proximity to America’s most famous birther is important in another symbolic way. Romney, even as he should be redirecting his campaign toward to the political middle after the primary yanked him to the right, is still trying to instill excitement among conservatives at the risk of alienating moderates.

Trump is far from a conservative icon, but his brash, tough-talking style drew enough GOP support that he briefly led the presidential primary field last year. That popularity isn’t lost on the Romney campaign which, eager to attract more grassroots support, is tempting small-dollar contributors with an offer to have dinner with him and the business magnate. The Republican rank-and-file might not quite be as excited about the prospect for a dinner-date with Romney alone…

That political dilemma for Romney is one that could repeat itself through Election Day. Next week, it could mean standing with evangelical leaders to denounce Planned Parenthood’s federal funding. In a month, he might have to deliver a speech to fiscal hawks touting the virtues of Rep. Paul Ryan’s Medicare proposal. And before Election Day, he could visit the country’s border Arizona to reaffirm support for his hardline immigration agenda.

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Via BuzzFeed.

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I am against him being the V.P. choice.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 2:26 AM

Me too, Cindy. Let’s just hope his ego can take it when he’s not picked.

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 2:29 AM

Wow, I have honestly not heard that one before. Embarrassing. Thought I had heard all of their songs (except a few later ones).

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 2:24 AM

You and the others are still up on me though. I have learned a lot about music on HA.

arnold ziffel on May 30, 2012 at 2:30 AM

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 2:04 AM

The media, bless their hearts, you gotta love them. /

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 2:30 AM

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 2:29 AM

As long as NBC renews his contract, he’ll be happy.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 2:31 AM

LOL, I’ve only had one beer, but these buttons are getting verrry complicated.

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 2:27 AM

Just wear a sun dress then.

arnold ziffel on May 30, 2012 at 2:31 AM

arnold ziffel on May 30, 2012 at 2:31 AM

Forget keyboards, I just inhaled a large piece of chocolate chip cookie. Give me a warning next time.

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 2:33 AM

I am against him being the V.P. choice.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 2:26 AM

If you mean Trump……um…I think that could actually lose votes for Romney.

That would probably be a worse tactical blunder than Odumbo “coming out” for gay marriage before the election.

Where are you hearing this? Or, are you just doing a “preemptive strike?”

RedCrow on May 30, 2012 at 2:33 AM

I am against him being the V.P. choice.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 2:26 AM

Can you spell train wreck?

arnold ziffel on May 30, 2012 at 2:33 AM

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 2:26 AM

Believe it or not they did that in 1969!!..From the brain of Roger Waters and I am sure of some other influences!!..:)

Dire Straits on May 30, 2012 at 2:36 AM

I am against him being the V.P. choice.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 2:26 AM

That is not going to happen!!..:)

PS..Good to see you!..:)

Dire Straits on May 30, 2012 at 2:37 AM

Get well my apprentice :)

You must grab the pebble.

Schadenfreude on May 30, 2012 at 1:02 AM

But master I have a freakin sinus headache and I’m very irritable and whiny. I can’t snatch any pebbles right now cause the meds are kicking in and my reflexes are mush.

SparkPlug on May 30, 2012 at 2:06 AM

You whine like a Democrat.

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 2:38 AM

LOL, I’ve only had one beer, but these buttons are getting verrry complicated.

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 2:27 AM

Lol. I’d like to hoist one for your b-day, but this was me last night!

I’ve already tarried longer than I’d planned. Must get some sleep. I’ll try to catch you again tonight.

Happy, happy. Night all.

RedCrow on May 30, 2012 at 2:38 AM

RedCrow on May 30, 2012 at 2:33 AM

LOL! I’m just joshin’ trying to keep the conversation lively. Can you imagine anything less likely than Gov. Romney picking Trump? The media is getting a lot of mileage out of their relation.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 2:41 AM

So, I’m assuming tom d. got the ban hammer earlier. Do you think he was the only one, or did inthemiddle also go down?

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 2:41 AM

LOL, I’ve only had one beer, but these buttons are getting verrry complicated.

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 2:27 AM

I’m thinking you are suffering from a bourbon deficiency.

arnold ziffel on May 30, 2012 at 2:31 AM

Forget keyboards, I just inhaled a large piece of chocolate chip cookie. Give me a warning next time.

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 2:33 AM

OK, another problem, mixing cookies and beer.

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 2:41 AM

Can you spell train wreck?

arnold ziffel on May 30, 2012 at 2:33 AM

Yes I can, Trump.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 2:41 AM

Dire Straits on May 30, 2012 at 2:37 AM

I’m pulling an O.C. just woke up to wander by.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 2:43 AM

RedCrow on May 30, 2012 at 2:38 AM

LOL, I can picture that.

Goodnight, RC.

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 2:43 AM

Forget keyboards, I just inhaled a large piece of chocolate chip cookie. Give me a warning next time.

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 2:33 AM

OK.
Tonight’s cooking tip. When slicing a nice mango for accompaniment to dinner, and you have that nice last fragrant, succulent piece on the tip of your knife, put it in the bowl. The knife does not make a very good fork. Very minor nick made arnold say “what were you thinking”?

arnold ziffel on May 30, 2012 at 2:44 AM

I’m pulling an O.C. just woke up to wander by.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 2:43 AM

lolz..The lights are still on!!..:)

Dire Straits on May 30, 2012 at 2:45 AM

LOL! I’m just joshin’ trying to keep the conversation lively.
Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 2:41 AM

Lol. Whew! I’ve been out of the loop all day, and only really perused the quotes–thought I’d missed something. Seems to me like Romney’s throwing the ol’ don a bone now, in order to get him out of the way before the convention.

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 2:41 AM

That’s a good question. That back-and-forth did end rather abruptly.

Ok. I’m going…not tryin’ to Tesla y’all.

RedCrow on May 30, 2012 at 2:47 AM

arnold ziffel on May 30, 2012 at 2:44 AM

Sadly, been there, done that. Ouchie.

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 2:47 AM

Ok. I’m going…not tryin’ to Tesla y’all.

RedCrow on May 30, 2012 at 2:47 AM

I like that. Now it’s a verb.

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 2:49 AM

Dire Straits on May 30, 2012 at 2:45 AM

I need some tea. Put our oldest on a plane back home earlier today. He came to town to watch the U.S. soccer team play Scotland and tomorrow he will watch them again at Fed Ex, playing Brazil, I think. That kid (man) is a sports nut.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 2:50 AM

OK, another problem, mixing cookies and beer.

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 2:41 AM

Yes, words to live by. Won’t happen again. :)

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 2:52 AM

RedCrow on May 30, 2012 at 2:47 AM

I know that many will disagree with me but I think Gingrich is a better advocate for Gov. Romney than Trump. And I think he is going to do everything between now and the convention to prove it.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 2:52 AM

That kid (man) is a sports nut.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 2:50 AM

Sounds like it!..:)

Dire Straits on May 30, 2012 at 2:52 AM

arnold ziffel on May 30, 2012 at 2:44 AM

Made me think of Larry Fine eating beans with a butter knife.

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 2:54 AM

Sadly, been there, done that. Ouchie.

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 2:47 AM

Something tells me there are plenty of tards out there besides us—why do you think Urgent Care was invented? People going through life and stuff just happens. Why beat around the bush? Just call the facility Bad day treatment office or It sucks to be you today.

arnold ziffel on May 30, 2012 at 2:56 AM

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 2:52 AM

Just to be clear, I am not suggesting Newt as a VP choice either.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 2:56 AM

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 2:52 AM

I actually agree. I’ve been pleasantly surprised at Newt’s effective remarks lately. Perhaps it’s easier for him to stay on message at this point than it was while in the pressure cooker primaries.

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 2:56 AM

Made me think of Larry Fine eating beans with a butter knife.

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 2:54 AM

lol. Me and the wife were just talking earlier about when they bought a sway back race horse.

arnold ziffel on May 30, 2012 at 2:57 AM

When is the primo time to announce your VP running mate? 3-4 weeks before convention? Earlier? I honestly don’t know.

I DO know that our Preezy will probably schedule something oh-so-important to announce that day. Turd.

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 3:01 AM

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 2:56 AM

I think he would make an awesome Chief of Staff but I think his past will keep that from happening.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 3:01 AM

So is it settled, angryed self destructed?

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 3:02 AM

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 2:56 AM

I think the VP choice isn’t that important. Having a loser, a drunk, or a blabbering fool for a VP candidate can’t hurt that much, or Barky wouldn’t have gotten himself elected.

On the other hand, you never know when Newt is going to go off the deep end, or say something that offends swaths of voters. He is probably better used as an unofficial but somewhat coordinated campaign voice. That way, if he blows up, he can be disavowed.

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 3:06 AM

So is it settled, angryed self destructed?

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 3:02 AM

That seems to be the consensus. It looks like tom daschle got banned tonight and maybe/maybe not that inthemiddle thing.

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 3:06 AM

On the other hand, you never know when Newt is going to go off the deep end, or say something that offends swaths of voters. He is probably better used as an unofficial but somewhat coordinated campaign voice. That way, if he blows up, he can be disavowed.

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 3:06 AM

I think that’s what she meant. A great aid on the trail. Someone to hold BHO and the media accountable. Not a running mate.

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 3:08 AM

arnold ziffel on May 30, 2012 at 2:57 AM

Thunderbolt!!!

Give him some chili pepperinos!

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 3:12 AM

If Trump gets to be too big of a distraction, I hope the Romney camp can find a polite and discreet way to say…THIS.

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 3:12 AM

I think that’s what she meant. A great aid on the trail. Someone to hold BHO and the media accountable. Not a running mate.

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 3:08 AM

Oh yeah, I wasn’t disagreeing. Cindy is pretty darn smart.

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 3:15 AM

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 3:06 AM

Now, now, the VP doesn’t matter if you’re a Democrat, let’s not lose sight of the ever present double standard we work under.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 3:29 AM

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 3:06 AM

Really?!?!? Do you have the details?

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 3:30 AM

Here you go, Arnold:

Playing the Ponies

Curley: “Hey look, he must have slept under a lumber pile!”

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 3:30 AM

That seems to be the consensus. It looks like tom daschle got banned tonight and maybe/maybe not that inthemiddle thing.

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 3:06 AM

Where’d that happen?

DarkCurrent on May 30, 2012 at 3:31 AM

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 3:29 AM

Well, there you go. I completely forgot it doesn’t matter when your VP candidate is a loser, a drunk, a blabbering fool, or all of the above if you are Democrats. It only matters if you are Republicans. (Can you spell potatoe? I knew that you could!)

I too would like the story on the falling of the banhammer. I was actually in the middle of a banhammer massacre recently, but usually I miss the whole thing. Like today, apparently.

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 3:37 AM

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 3:30 AM

DarkCurrent on May 30, 2012 at 3:31 AM

On this thread, fairly early. Someone stated that the comment by tom d. had been deleted. Don’t know if he got be with a warning or was banned, but we didn’t hear from him after that. If we don’t see him within the next couple of days, I guess we’ll have the answer.

His comment, directed toward Obama contained a slur often used against gheys.

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 3:38 AM

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 3:15 AM

I know it won’t be considered because like you mentioned, he might go off the rails but Newt knows Congress, that’s why I like him for Chief of Staff. It’s not like Rahm Emanuel was some Emily Post disciple.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 3:44 AM

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 3:38 AM

In my experience, if Ed drops the hammer, he notes the comment deleted, and the user banned.

Hmmmm…. the keyboard is getting a little complicated for me, now. I may have overdone it with the remedy for the bourbon deficiency.

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 3:45 AM

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 3:37 AM

Okay, spill it, where was the one you were in the middle of?

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 3:46 AM

On this thread, fairly early. Someone stated that the comment by tom d. had been deleted. Don’t know if he got be with a warning or was banned, but we didn’t hear from him after that. If we don’t see him within the next couple of days, I guess we’ll have the answer.

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 3:38 AM

Oh well, I guess that’s vipaka.

DarkCurrent on May 30, 2012 at 3:46 AM

It’s not like Rahm Emanuel was some Emily Post disciple.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 3:44 AM

You mean Rahm the ballet dancer? No way!

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 3:47 AM

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 3:38 AM

You know, that happened last week to someone else. I wish I could remember who. They made the most vulgar remark, several of us remarked on it and it disappeared. I believe the offender had one remark after it and “POOF” gone. Maybe they aren’t telling us any more since it usually side tracks the thread.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 3:48 AM

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 3:47 AM

You have to be tough to be a ballet dancer from Chicago. I heard he had a mouth like a sewer.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 3:49 AM

In my experience, if Ed drops the hammer, he notes the comment deleted, and the user banned.

Hmmmm…. the keyboard is getting a little complicated for me, now. I may have overdone it with the remedy for the bourbon deficiency.

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 3:45 AM

Lolz on the bourbon.

I thought the same regarding Ed and the hammer. Hopefully, he just got off with a warning, or was put into moderation for awhile. Time will tell.

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 3:51 AM

I’m out. See you guys and gals later!

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 3:52 AM

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 3:46 AM

Ah, I wish I could remember all the details. It was a post that had to do with police, and I can’t remember any more about it. It brought out a bunch of newbs who were wishing death on the police. Bishop was there at first, but he bugged out when it got ugly. I was doing battle with them for about a half an hour when Ed dropped in, hammer a-swingin’.

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 3:55 AM

I’m out. See you guys and gals later!

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 3:52 AM

晚安

DarkCurrent on May 30, 2012 at 3:56 AM

DarkCurrent on May 30, 2012 at 3:46 AM

If you read the comments around 11:45 you will figure it out, even though the original has been removed. Two horse’s patoots being horse’s patoots.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 3:57 AM

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 3:55 AM

Isn’t it funny that threads dealing with the police are almost as contentious as religion (or lack thereof) and gay marriage. Not too much gray area for some odd reason.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 3:59 AM

Birth Certificate Whac-A-Mole

Would you like to play a neat parlor game with your friends? Barack Obama’s long-form birth certificate forgery contains so many forger’s errors which are visible to the naked eye or which can be seen on your computer under slight magnification that you can play a fun game finding them, either alone or in a contest with your friends. It’s similar to the arcade game Whac-A-Mole.

WARNING!!! This game is not suitable for Grass and Cheese Eaters with or without parental consent.

VorDaj on May 30, 2012 at 4:01 AM

It’s a rainy day here in Jiangnan and late for most of you, so I send a relaxing tune.

DarkCurrent on May 30, 2012 at 4:03 AM

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 3:52 AM

G’night, Grace.

You have to be tough to be a ballet dancer from Chicago. I heard he had a mouth like a sewer.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 3:49 AM

Heh. I never thought of it like that. Truth is, I live in the very corner of NW Indiana, so I get a lot of Chicago news. Rahm may turn out to be a decent mayor. He has offended some traditional Democrat constituencies, including PEUs, in the effort to deal with the budget problems. He is a realist, unlike the blind ideologue he used to serve.

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 4:03 AM

His comment, directed toward Obama contained a slur often used against gheys.

4Grace on May 30, 2012 at 3:38 AM

Oh, we can’t have that! It might cause someone to spill some of their tea on their crumpets.

VorDaj on May 30, 2012 at 4:04 AM

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 4:03 AM

I think a lot of ideologues are finding that while they continue to spout the rhetoric, they actually have to embrace a lot of conservative ideals. I would love to think that he is doing it in the service of his constituents.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 4:09 AM

Isn’t it funny that threads dealing with the police are almost as contentious as religion (or lack thereof) and gay marriage. Not too much gray area for some odd reason.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 3:59 AM

Police are icons and archetypes of authority. I have authority issues myself, but I don’t fixate on the police. A lot of my fellow neurotics do focus on the police.

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 4:11 AM

VorDaj on May 30, 2012 at 4:04 AM

The weird thing was that a leftie commenter turned around and compared the slang term for gays (or cigarettes in England) and complained about the n-word. Neither spelled the words out completely but left little doubt of their eloquence. They played the game and took their chances and both lost.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 4:14 AM

I would love to think that he is doing it in the service of his constituents.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 4:09 AM

Well, call me a cynic, but I think it has more to do with reelection. Rahm is realistic enough to understand how close to the edge of bankruptcy the city is. He has to get it under control, or the meltdown occurs on his watch.

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 4:15 AM

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 4:11 AM

Most of us are products of our experiences and sometimes it’s a struggle not to let those color your entire outlook. I need to think about a profession that doesn’t have its’ fair share of idiots.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 4:16 AM

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 4:15 AM

You are actually thinking nicer things than I was. I was imagining future pilfering. I could be wrong but I don’t think they have term limits on mayor in Chicago. I am basing that on Daly senior and junior seemingly having been in charge forever.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 4:19 AM

They played the game and took their chances and both lost.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 4:14 AM

I’m not a big tdc fan due to his anti-Buddhist bigotry, but I suspect he just had the comment deleted and got a warning, not banned.

DarkCurrent on May 30, 2012 at 4:22 AM

DarkCurrent on May 30, 2012 at 4:03 AM

Very nice. I opened another window to let it play. Thanks.

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 4:23 AM

I need to think about a profession that doesn’t have its’ fair share of idiots.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 4:16 AM

Don’t waste your time. There aren’t any. Folks be stupid all over the place.

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 4:25 AM

DarkCurrent on May 30, 2012 at 4:22 AM

Could be, I bow to the hosts’ judgement. I’m sorry he was rude to you but at least you know who it reflects poorly on. Sorry about the grammar.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 4:28 AM

I’m going to hit the hay! Goodnight everyone, sweet dreams.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 4:30 AM

Very nice. I opened another window to let it play. Thanks.

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 4:23 AM

I’m glad you liked it!

DarkCurrent on May 30, 2012 at 4:33 AM

I’m going to hit the hay! Goodnight everyone, sweet dreams.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 4:30 AM

Good night Mrs. Munford.

DarkCurrent on May 30, 2012 at 4:33 AM

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 4:25 AM

I proctor computer based tests for adults and generally the scores will have an impact on their employment and/or potential future earnings. I try not to judge them before they take the test. Test anxiety and the rigid security procedures are not a recipe for delightful people. They are nicer when they have completed their tests. Especially if they know they passed.

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 4:34 AM

Cindy Munford on May 30, 2012 at 4:34 AM

If you want to know the qualities of metal, you have to stress test it. I was almost always good at test-taking, but I was struck by test anxiety once. Couldn’t remember the answer to a question on the final that I had answered in class during the semester. Couldn’t remember anything else, either. Scary.

G’night. Always a pleasure to visit with you.

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 4:42 AM

DarkCurrent on May 30, 2012 at 4:33 AM

Hope you like this one.

In memory of Doc. May God rest him in peace.

Doc and Leo

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 4:47 AM

Hope you like this one.

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 4:47 AM

I do. Thanks!

DarkCurrent on May 30, 2012 at 4:58 AM

DarkCurrent on May 30, 2012 at 4:58 AM

Glad you liked it. Time for me to call it a night.

novaculus on May 30, 2012 at 5:06 AM

good morning!

don’t follow the lsm’s advice mitt…see what happened to mccain?

cmsinaz on May 30, 2012 at 6:54 AM

OmahaConservative on May 30, 2012 at 12:04 AM

My sympathy on the loss of your friend O.C. [[[hugs]]]

Flora Duh on May 30, 2012 at 7:03 AM

good morning!

don’t follow the lsm’s advice mitt…see what happened to mccain?

cmsinaz on May 30, 2012 at 6:54 AM

Good morning.

Flora Duh on May 30, 2012 at 7:04 AM

Nobody cares about this but a bunch of idiot liberals. The New York Times can yak about Romney’s big day being hijacked…but that is only wishful thinking on their parts. These people make the mistake of thinking that ordinary Americans give a damn what they say. And obviously, they do not.

Terrye on May 30, 2012 at 7:06 AM

i believe morning joe is the newest advisor to the obama campaign…all he talks about is what dear leader needs to do to win….

cmsinaz on May 30, 2012 at 7:11 AM

Obama Campaign Mounts New Assault on Romney’s Record as Massachusetts Governor

The Obama campaign is opening a new front in its war against GOP rival Mitt Romney, ABC News has learned, with planned attacks to begin this week on Romney’s record as governor of Massachusetts and the campaign promises Democrats say he left unfulfilled.

Team Obama will point to Romney’s rhetoric on job creation, size of government, education, deficits and taxes during the 2002 gubernatorial campaign and draw parallels with his presidential stump speeches of 2012. The goal is to illustrate that Romney has made the same promises before with unimpressive results, officials say.

With the boy king’s record of broken and unfulfilled campaign promises does he really want to go there?

Really?

Flora Duh on May 30, 2012 at 7:14 AM

Flora Duh on May 30, 2012 at 7:04 AM

hey there

so naturally, morning joe doesn’t like mitt’s solyndra ad…man just change your registration and get it over with for petes sake

cmsinaz on May 30, 2012 at 7:16 AM

Really?

Flora Duh on May 30, 2012 at 7:14 AM

they’re really going to go there and the lsm will be helping them out with it as usual….

cmsinaz on May 30, 2012 at 7:23 AM

Morning all, getting ready for another funeral…

OmahaConservative on May 30, 2012 at 7:27 AM

man just change your registration and get it over with for petes sake

cmsinaz on May 30, 2012 at 7:16 AM

You mean like this PA Dem did? You’ll notice she says she’s been a pro-life Dem for 40 yrs. But what was the final straw for her? Gay marriage.

Penn. Democratic leader defects to GOP, cites Catholic faith as reason

“As the Democratic Party has taken the stand for same-sex marriage, then I must make a stand on my faith that marriage is between a man and a woman. God’s principles for life never change. His guidelines, given in Scripture, produce fruitful lives when you follow them,” Nardelli, a pro-life Democrat for more than 40 years, said at the Blair County Courthouse.

Flora Duh on May 30, 2012 at 7:31 AM

OmahaConservative on May 30, 2012 at 7:27 AM

morning’ OC…sorry to hear about that….hang in there

cmsinaz on May 30, 2012 at 7:34 AM

Flora Duh on May 30, 2012 at 7:31 AM

this one as well as davis? holy cow

cmsinaz on May 30, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Morning all, getting ready for another funeral…

OmahaConservative on May 30, 2012 at 7:27 AM

In case you missed it upthread, I’m so sorry about the loss of your friend, Loraine. Sending hugs and prayers.

Flora Duh on May 30, 2012 at 7:37 AM

Flora Duh on May 30, 2012 at 7:31 AM

this is not a pelosi or tingles catholic thats for sure..

cmsinaz on May 30, 2012 at 7:42 AM

Hoekstra proposes feds verify presidential candidates’ citizenship

Former Rep. Pete Hoekstra (R-Mich.) called for a government agency to verify presidential candidates’ citizenship and lamented Sen. John McCain’s (R-Ariz.) opposition to questioning President Obama on his birthplace, in an address to a Michigan Tea Party group in early May.

Flora Duh on May 30, 2012 at 7:47 AM

Morning all, getting ready for another funeral…

OmahaConservative on May 30, 2012 at 7:27 AM

So, sorry. I’ve lost a few elderly family members already this year but my early twenties son just lost another friend on Memorial Day. This time a motorcycle accident, a month ago a car accident. He is pretty shook up.

Some funerals aren’t so bad, long life, etc., but the young ones break my heart.

Fallon on May 30, 2012 at 8:02 AM

Flora Duh on May 30, 2012 at 7:04 AM

hey there

so naturally, morning joe doesn’t like mitt’s solyndra ad…man just change your registration and get it over with for petes sake

cmsinaz on May 30, 2012 at 7:16 AM

I think Romney’s Solyndra ad is terrific. The anti-capitalist thug gave our hard earned money to his friends for hopeless green projects in return for campaign contributions. This ad captures the economic incompetence and corruption of the Obama presidency.

Joe Scarborough is a confused dolt.

Basilsbest on May 30, 2012 at 8:21 AM

Thanks all for the prayers and good thoughts…

OmahaConservative on May 30, 2012 at 9:44 AM

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