Quotes of the day

posted at 10:41 pm on July 1, 2013 by Allahpundit

The Grand Old Party has changed. No really. That was the earnest message from Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus, who took his claim to the annual National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials conference, which ended Sunday in Chicago.

Republicans have “reshaped” their outreach, Mr. Priebus told the group, which represents some 6,000 officials. Republicans get community; they get neighborhoods and churches. They get immigration and educational reform plus economic opportunity. “In America, it doesn’t matter where you come from; it matters where you’re going,” Mr. Priebus noted…

“I know that this is a bipartisan audience. And I didn’t come here to convert you. But I hope that it’s clear that we do want to earn your trust and your vote, and that we can find common ground,” he added.

***

Boehner has already ruled out the simplest course of action, which would produce the best outcome for the nation and also boost the prospects of the Republican Party: Bring the Senate bill up for a vote.

Under the most likely scenario, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), who has the whole cat-herding thing down pat, would deliver virtually the entire Democratic caucus in support. Most Republicans would vote no, but there should be enough defections to push the measure over the 218-vote threshold and send it to President Obama for his signature.

Obama would be able to trumpet a centerpiece accomplishment for his second term. But the GOP would reap far greater political gain by sending a message to Latinos — the nation’s largest minority group — that’s different from the customary “Go away.”

***

The Latino share of the electorate was 8.4% in 2012. What’s worrisome to the GOP is that the Latino share of the population in 2012 was 17.2% and growing. The reason for the disparity has much less to do with illegal immigration than it does with the relative youth of the Latino community, where the median age is 27 versus 42 for whites. According to Pew, there are about 7.1 million undocumented Latino adults who could become citizens under the Senate bill–and only some of them would do so, let alone vote. That group is dwarfed by the 17.6 million Latinos under-18, the overwhelming majority of whom (93%) are US-born citizens. Every election cycle, more of them will become eligible to vote, while the oldest, whitest and most Republican generation age out of the electorate on the other end. (“Age out of the electorate” is a euphemism for “die.”)

It actually gets worse for the GOP. Hispanic turnout is extremely low–48% in 2012–in part because their eligible voters are so young. By comparison, white turnout was 64% and black turnout was 66%. That gives Democrats room to grow their Latino base through registration and voting drives–an area where they’ve been incredibly successful with black voters already–while Republicans may be operating near their ceiling with whites.

The white vote also looks so GOP-friendly because the Deep South backs Republicans by huge margins: Obama won 51% of the white vote in Iowa, for example, but just 10% in Mississippi. And according to Trende’s analysis, a lot of the “missing” white vote is concentrated in rural portions of the Northeast. So even if Republicans boost white turnout, a bunch of the gains will go to running up the score in Southern states they already win or to improving their margin in Northern states they don’t contest.

This is the “demographic death spiral” Sen. Graham is so worried about.

***

No Republican would vote for legislation that stifled economic growth, promoted illegal immigration, added to the welfare rolls, and failed to ensure a secure border. Yet they essentially will do just that if they fail to pass comprehensive immigration reform—and leave in place a system that does all of those things

The necessary overhaul of the immigration system cannot be achieved piecemeal. The most important changes—reducing family preferences, creating a robust guest-worker program, and increasing border security—cannot be enacted with Republican votes alone. That means compromise and a comprehensive approach—or the perpetuation of the status quo that has all of the detriments of amnesty without any of the economic benefits of reform.

Such reform is commended by both sound policy and principle. And it will also earn goodwill among citizens of Hispanic and Asian descent. In the 2012 presidential election, Republicans received only 27% of Hispanic votes—down from 40% only 12 years earlier. Fifty thousand Hispanics turn 18 and become eligible to vote every month. Republicans did even worse among Asians—now the largest group of immigrants every year—receiving only 26% of their votes.

Immigration is not the only issue on which Hispanics or Asians vote. But it is a gateway issue.

***

Normally, politics is a zero sum game. One party can only win an election if the other party loses. But on immigration, Democrats want Republicans to know that they are only pushing amnesty because they have the GOP’s best interests at heart.

“We wouldn’t even be where we are right now had it not been that 70% of Hispanics voted for President Obama, voted Democratic in the last election. That caused an epiphany in the Senate, that’s for sure,” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Meet the Press. “And it’s certainly right– for the Republicans if they ever want to win a presidential race. The senators know it’s important to win statewide– to have Hispanics and other immigrant populations– supporting them. Hopefully, they can persuade their colleagues in the House.”…

On CNN’s State of the Union, House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., signaled exactly where his committee was going on the issue. “When you use the word ‘pathway to legalization,’ I would say yes … not a special pathway to citizenship,” he said.

That would leave Democrats with a stark choice: Do they take the opportunity to legalize the millions of immigrants who are living here illegally now, or do they let immigration reform die and take the issue to the American people in 2014.

***

If the House Democrats replicate the Senate Dems remarkably disciplined (unanimous) support shown in the upper house, there is probably a “Dems +17″ majority in the House for some form of legalization bill, if it’s allowed to come to the floor. And the Speaker, the guy who gets to decide whether it comes to the floor, is widely believed to secretly favor it…

Conservative opponents of the Gang face an obvious trap, outlined by Bill Kristol: Speaker Boehner lets them introduce and pass their own strong, enforcement-only anti-illegal immigration bills. Build the fence! Mandate E-Verify! End Sanctuary Cities! But these oh-so-tough little bills then go to a stacked conference committee with the Senate and come back as ‘legalistion-first’ bills. Then Boehner just has to somehow engineer one floor vote to produce an amnesty. The operative cliche in the Senate was “fig leaf;” in the House it’s “Trojan Horse.” Except, of course, that many of the conservative sponsors of the “tough” House bills might be in on the trick–’Just let us posture with our little bills before you beat us!’…

Is there some unexpressed, semi-subconscious force that might motivate Boehner to break his deal? Yes! Money. In terms of campaign contributions, legalization backers seem to have outspent opponents by a margin of 24 to 1. Of course, this led the press to launch one of its familiar campaigns against the influence of money in politics … oh wait, that didn’t happen at all. Instead, WaPo‘s Chris Cillizza and Sean Sullivan wrote movingly of “[o]ne voice lost in this battle over what the right, next move is on immigration for the party.” The lost voice ? ”The major donors of the party who serve as the bundlers of presidential campaigns and the funders of super PACs.”

***

Finally, there is always the power of pork. When Lyndon Johnson, as Senate majority leader, had to craft a deal over the Civil Rights Act of 1957, one of the tools he used to win over Western senators to vote in ways that were helpful to him was to convince Southerners to support a major water project in Arizona. Today, the tools of pork are not as voluminous. A stringent budget and limits on earmarks have taken away some of the tools that the leadership depends on. Yet there is still pork to go around.

While tea party Republicans allegedly don’t like this, nothing could be further from the truth. In 2011, an investigation by Newsweek found how, despite their rhetoric, tea party Republicans have made the same kind of demands for money in their districts as others. Virginia’s Eric Cantor, House majority leader, for instance, pressed for transportation funding in his home state even while deriding Congress for its spending habits.

All these tools offer Boehner some path and muscle to make the impossible possible. If the immigration bill goes down to defeat in the House it would be a huge blow to those desperately seeking a path to citizenship, to the national standing of the GOP and to Boehner. His power as a legislative leader would totally vanish, and other than tea party Republicans, there would be little support for him.

***

The Social Security Administration’s most recent estimate says the system will become insolvent in 2033. Under the Gang bill, according to Goss’ estimate, even with all those new immigrants paying taxes, the system will become insolvent in 2035. Not much difference there. And after that, when the immigrants hit retirement age and begin collecting benefits, they will increase Social Security’s deficit.

Of course, the immigrants will have children, who will also pay into the system. Put it all together, according to Goss, and immigration reform will add about $2 trillion in tax revenues in the next 75 years, while costing about $1.5 trillion in benefits. That’s a net plus, but not much of a boon, since it is stretched out over more than seven decades — and certainly not when one considers the tendency of federal programs to grow in cost.

So even with reform, the nation’s entitlement programs are on as shaky ground as before. “This means immigration reform doesn’t make entitlement reform any less necessary — it just puts off the depletion date by two years,” says conservative analyst Yuval Levin. “And it’s important to understand that this two-year difference basically amounts to nothing, since projections of the depletion date change by that much every couple of years now.”

***


***

In the end, House Speaker John Boehner will be forced to allow the bill to pass “with a majority of Democratic votes and some Chamber of Commerce-type Republicans.” Political pressure and the weight of public opinion, including mass protests, will force Boehner’s hand, Schumer argued.

“I could see a million people on the (National) Mall (in Washington) in August asking for the bill. And who’s going to be on stage? Not the usual suspects but the bishops, evangelicals and business leaders,” the New York Democrat said.



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Bishop!

massrighty on July 1, 2013 at 10:42 PM

…4 bathroom plungers…in a picture…AGAIN!

KOOLAID2 on July 1, 2013 at 10:43 PM

Danger Mr Robinson.

Electrongod on July 1, 2013 at 10:43 PM

I do have a life – I swear…

massrighty on July 1, 2013 at 10:43 PM

Bishop!

massrighty on July 1, 2013 at 10:42 PM

…soon to be…masslefty !

KOOLAID2 on July 1, 2013 at 10:43 PM

Bishop!

massrighty on July 1, 2013 at 10:42 PM

Bishop was banned this morning..

/

Electrongod on July 1, 2013 at 10:43 PM

I do have a life – I swear…

massrighty on July 1, 2013 at 10:43 PM

Nevermind that!

Is that guy parasitesi still here?

Lanceman on July 1, 2013 at 10:44 PM

Trick or Treat. Again.

Cindy Munford on July 1, 2013 at 10:44 PM

“I could see a million people on the (National) Mall (in Washington) in August asking for the bill. And who’s going to be on stage?

….all…getting a government check!…the rest of us will be working…and paying!

KOOLAID2 on July 1, 2013 at 10:45 PM

….Palin is on Greta right now!

KOOLAID2 on July 1, 2013 at 10:45 PM

Lanceman on July 1, 2013 at 10:44 PM

…D U D E !…….H E L L O !

KOOLAID2 on July 1, 2013 at 10:46 PM

Hmmmm, where is the clip from Special Report with Britt Hume stating that for a while, at least, it makes more sense for Republican to cultivate the white vote. Still a pretty big majority but then you have all that white guilt to take into consideration.

Cindy Munford on July 1, 2013 at 10:47 PM

Why couldn’t this be a Zimmy thread?

Lanceman on July 1, 2013 at 10:47 PM

Bishop was banned this morning..

/

Electrongod on July 1, 2013 at 10:43 PM

That’s not even funny.

nobar on July 1, 2013 at 10:47 PM

…D U D E !…….H E L L O !

KOOLAID2 on July 1, 2013 at 10:46 PM

HI!

Lanceman on July 1, 2013 at 10:47 PM

Electrongod on July 1, 2013 at 10:43 PM

Nicely played – I didn’t see the / at first.
Got a little torqued, till I realized you were playing.

massrighty on July 1, 2013 at 10:48 PM

….how come JugEars isn’t vacationing with his family in Egypt?

KOOLAID2 on July 1, 2013 at 10:49 PM

Really? The biggest protest in the history of mankind is taking place and will have profound implications and what do we get?

More immigration.

Work to defeat it and those that vote for it, but can we at least have one QOTD on Egypt?

If the MoFoBros are defeated, it will be a plus for us given the infiltration that they have done in Washington, which has been confirmed by the Egyptian press.

As very dangerous as the immigration ‘legalisation first, border security…maybe’ is, the MoFoBros are a very big threat to the US and are attacking us from the inside. We are backing a regime, whose leader threatened to cut off the hands of protestors today, and arming Islamist rebels affiliated with AQ in Syria (which we already did in Libya and how did that work out for us?).

If anyone is interested in the latest updates and pics, I have a new running post up.

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 10:49 PM

massrighty on July 1, 2013 at 10:48 PM

It’s risky…
:)

Electrongod on July 1, 2013 at 10:50 PM

….how come JugEars isn’t vacationing with his family in Egypt?

KOOLAID2 on July 1, 2013 at 10:49 PM

Reggie doesn’t like Egyptians?

http://theblacksphere.net/2013/07/reggie-love-is-love-in-africa/

Fallon on July 1, 2013 at 10:51 PM

O/T, but I found it after previous threads had gone dormant.

Important reading. This is what leaders intent on upholding their oath to protect and defend the Constitution should be doing.

Abraham Lincoln, the Supreme Court, and the Defense of Marriage Act

Just as Lincoln rejected the Supreme Court’s reasoning in the Dred Scott decision, so too conservative leaders need to reject the Court’s faulty reasoning about DOMA. Anti-democratic judicial activism has become habitual only because our elected leaders have declined to respond to it with Lincoln’s clarity and firmness….

…we need look no further than the reactions of leading Republican statesmen to United States v. Windsor. Generally they express “disappointment” in the Windsor ruling, but then concede implicitly that it’s the last word on the subject. The fight to define marriage will continue in the states, they say, thus surrendering in the face of the Supreme Court’s claim that the American people have no right to define marriage according to their own judgment for the purposes of their own government, the federal government.

Lincoln’s rejection of the Dred Scott decision’s account of congressional authority was not intended as a mere theoretical exercise. His aim was not to see his counter-argument published in a learned journal. Rather, he made this rejection the basis of proposed political resistance to the Court’s overreaching.

When his great rival, Stephen Douglas, criticized him for refusing to accept the Court’s word as final on this question, Lincoln replied that each branch of the government has a right to its own interpretation of its own powers. He made this argument as a public man who was clearly aspiring to elected office. In other words, Lincoln’s critique of the Dred Scott decision was intended to signal that if he were elected to the Senate, he would vote for the restoration of the Missouri Compromise, regardless of what the Supreme Court had said about its constitutionality.

INC on July 1, 2013 at 10:52 PM

Hey blacks, if this amnesty passes, and eventually anyway, you will be the democrats old mistress. They are about to get a latino one now and you will just get her old cars and old clothes. As for you establishment republicans, you are going to be loved by no one.

VorDaj on July 1, 2013 at 10:52 PM

….how come JugEars isn’t vacationing with his family in Egypt?

KOOLAID2 on July 1, 2013 at 10:49 PM

He was there once..

Why should Obama have to lift a finger now???

I mean really…

:)

Electrongod on July 1, 2013 at 10:52 PM

CIR again. Yawn! HA will keep going around in circles till it either passes, or is thrown out. Theres something called a saturation point, HA.

tommy71 on July 1, 2013 at 10:53 PM

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 10:49 PM

agreed-
I am gonna check out your post.

bazil9 on July 1, 2013 at 10:54 PM

Are those two in the last video from the Soprano family..?

d1carter on July 1, 2013 at 10:54 PM

Boehner has already ruled out the simplest course of action, which would produce the best outcome for the nation and also boost the prospects of the Republican Party: Bring the Senate bill up for a vote

…he’s the Scarecrow from the Wizard of Oz!

KOOLAID2 on July 1, 2013 at 10:54 PM

Finally, there is always the power of pork. When Lyndon Johnson, as Senate majority leader, had to craft a deal over the Civil Rights Act of 1957, one of the tools he used to win over Western senators to vote in ways that were helpful to him was to convince Southerners to support a major water project in Arizona.

Evidently, pork couldn’t buy off Senator John F Kennedy, who voted AGAINST the CRA of 1957.

3 years later, he was elected POTUS.

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 10:54 PM

Theres something called a saturation point, HA.

tommy71 on July 1, 2013 at 10:53 PM

This is why Obamaturism was cancelled..

The real one was re-elected..

Electrongod on July 1, 2013 at 10:55 PM

Republicans get community; they get neighborhoods and churches. They get immigration and educational reform plus economic opportunity.

They don’t get my vote.

Die already, GOP. Your floundering in slow, but determined, political suicide – rolling around in your own feces – is getting really disgusting. Just go away. Far away. Go be illegal aliens somewhere.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on July 1, 2013 at 10:56 PM

…the Lanceman is back…been missing you!
lurking?…you came back for a post or two after a long period…then *poofed* again!

KOOLAID2 on July 1, 2013 at 10:57 PM

Pic of the Day: ‘Wake Up, America!’ – Egyptians

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 10:56 PM

Pipe dream…

Egypt was yesterday’s news…
Obama has moved on to Africa…

Obama is like a cancer to the world…
But no one cares…

A fly to a flame..

Electrongod on July 1, 2013 at 11:00 PM

…the Lanceman is back…been missing you!
lurking?…you came back for a post or two after a long period…then *poofed* again!

KOOLAID2 on July 1, 2013 at 10:57 PM

Nah. Fixin’ ta have some FrootLoops and go to bed.

Like tommyboy said. Saturation. Sicka seeing that filthy Schumer on every QOTD.

Lanceman on July 1, 2013 at 11:00 PM

did someone ask why this couldn’t be a “Zimmy” thread? Your wish is my command………

williamg on July 1, 2013 at 10:58 PM

Zim. Mer. Man.

Lanceman on July 1, 2013 at 11:01 PM

B9

SparkPlug on July 1, 2013 at 11:02 PM

Good evening all…

rottenrobbie on July 1, 2013 at 11:02 PM

Lanceman on July 1, 2013 at 11:01 PM

Tell Scrumpy I said hey.

SparkPlug on July 1, 2013 at 11:03 PM

This QOTD is a downer.

Curtiss on July 1, 2013 at 11:03 PM

Hey, Scrumpy.

Lanceman on July 1, 2013 at 11:03 PM

I do have a life – I swear…

massrighty on July 1, 2013 at 10:43 PM

Was thinking something similar.

About me, not you. :)

Axe on July 1, 2013 at 11:03 PM

Looks like Nancy Mace IS going to challenge Lindsey Graham in the GOP primary. She has a brand new website up. SPREAD THE WORD!!

http://www.nancymace.org/

SouthernGent on July 1, 2013 at 11:04 PM

For any Roxy/Eno/Bowie/Iggy lovers out there, Velvet Goldmine is playing on Flix.

Best soundtrack ever.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on July 1, 2013 at 11:04 PM

Good evening all…

rottenrobbie on July 1, 2013 at 11:02 PM

Evening there…

Electrongod on July 1, 2013 at 11:04 PM

That was the earnest message from Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus..

Earnestly speaking, go to hell.

rrpjr on July 1, 2013 at 11:05 PM

Making payroll is crappy work. It eats up my brain cells. Gonna take 2 days away from work for some R & R.

tommy71 on July 1, 2013 at 11:06 PM

Some things Obama has been saying over in Africa.

Don’t ever tell me he has a brain. This is a new standard of unscientific nonsense.

Don’t ever tell me he has a heart. He has no desire see anyone’s standard of living, but his own.

Ultimately, if you think about all the youth that everybody has mentioned here in Africa, if everybody is raising living standards to the point where everybody has got a car and everybody has got air conditioning, and everybody has got a big house, well, the planet will boil over — unless we find new ways of producing energy.

Don’t ever tell me he has courage—just unmitigated gall:

But what we won’t do is just stand by if our embassy is being attacked or our people are in vulnerable situations. And we expect countries to work with us to try to deal with some of these threats.

INC on July 1, 2013 at 11:06 PM

Love the lead in pic.

McCain’s finger in Schumer’s butt and Graham’s hand on his crank. The triumvirate of fukupedness.

arnold ziffel on July 1, 2013 at 11:06 PM

Egyptian Lover

Waited two days to spin that. :)

Axe on July 1, 2013 at 11:07 PM

http://www.nancymace.org/

SouthernGent on July 1, 2013 at 11:04 PM

Hope she gets her website set up with more information Looks promising.

Barred on July 1, 2013 at 11:11 PM

In honor of tonight’s featured movie, one of the greatest songs of all time:

Mother of Pearl

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on July 1, 2013 at 11:12 PM

Obama won 51% of the white vote in Iowa,

Aaaaaand:

2012 ELECTION: The Numbers Are Now Talking . . .
From Bill O’Reilly’s message board:
Most everyone suspected fraud, but these numbers prove it and our government and media refuse to do anything about it.

As each state reported their final election details, the evidence of voter fraud is astounding. Massive voter fraud has been reported in areas of OH and FL, with PA, WI and VA, all are deploying personnel to investigate election results.

Here are just a few examples of what has surfaced with much more to come.

* In 59 voting districts in the Philadelphia region, Obama
received 100% of the votes with not even a single vote recorded for
Romney. (A mathematical and statistical impossibility).

* In 21 districts in Wood County Ohio, Obama received 100% of
the votes where GOP inspectors were illegally removed from their
polling locations – and not one single vote was recorded for Romney.
(Another statistical impossibility).

* In Wood County Ohio, 106,258 voted in a county with only
98,213 eligible voters.

* In St. Lucie County, FL, there were 175,574 registered
eligible voters but 247,713 votes were cast.

* The National SEAL Museum , a polling location in St. Lucie
County, FL had a 158% voter turnout.

* Palm Beach County , FL had a 141% voter turnout.

* In Ohio County , Obama won by 108% of the total number of
eligible voters.

NOTE: Obama won in every state that did not require a Photo ID and lost in every state that did require a Photo ID in order to vote.

Imagine that!

Cleombrotus on July 1, 2013 at 11:13 PM

The Death To America! Bill must be passed!

Otherwise 30 million future Democrat voters will be denied their human rights to invade the country!

profitsbeard on July 1, 2013 at 11:14 PM

But what we won’t do is just stand by if our embassy is being attacked or our people are in vulnerable situations. And we expect countries to work with us to try to deal with some of these threats.

It’s even worse than that…

Obama: Americans, Trust Your Government. Africans, Be Wary of the United States.

Once Again, The Obama Administration Told The Copts NOT To Protest And To Cooperate With Their Persecutors


American Ambassador: Egyptians Should Refrain From ‘Street Action’ And Respect Their ‘Democratically-Elected’ Leaders

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 11:14 PM

And the Speaker, the guy who gets to decide whether it comes to the floor, is widely believed to secretly favor it…

And from there, it’s three-dimensional chess.

F your three dimensional chess.

You need me. I don’t need you. I’m tired of you, and I’m through with you.

Axe on July 1, 2013 at 11:15 PM

Pic of the Day: ‘Wake Up, America!’ – Egyptians

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 10:56 PM

Absolutely incredible.

Cleombrotus on July 1, 2013 at 11:16 PM

Otherwise 30 million future Democrat voters will be denied their human rights to invade the country!

profitsbeard on July 1, 2013 at 11:14 PM

Kinda like the Country they left…
Well..
Without their direct participation in the destruction of their new home..

They should be proud to be apart of their own destruction..

Electrongod on July 1, 2013 at 11:17 PM

http://www.nancymace.org/

SouthernGent on July 1, 2013 at 11:04 PM

First female graduate of the Citadel, good going for her. I always thought it was Shannon Fatazz Faulkner, who sued to get admitted and shows up fifty pounds of excess baggage and leaves crying to Pat Schroeder. Good times.

arnold ziffel on July 1, 2013 at 11:17 PM

Pic of the Day: ‘Wake Up, America!’ – Egyptians

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 10:56 PM

Well at least Obama is consistent on fascist regimes. He wants one for both America and Eqypt.

VorDaj on July 1, 2013 at 11:19 PM

Absolutely incredible.

Cleombrotus on July 1, 2013 at 11:16 PM

You know how some Copts are/were dying?

Crucifixion.

Axe on July 1, 2013 at 11:19 PM

Sick of immigration and sick of SSM marriage.

Would love to have something happy to talk about.

gophergirl on July 1, 2013 at 11:20 PM

Cleombrotus on July 1, 2013 at 11:13 PM

…the ‘quiet’ of the press!

KOOLAID2 on July 1, 2013 at 11:20 PM

Walk Like an Egyptian

*Cozmo flag: real hair!

Axe on July 1, 2013 at 11:21 PM

The Death To America! Bill must be passed!

Otherwise 30 million future Democrat voters will be denied their human rights to invade the country!

profitsbeard on July 1, 2013 at 11:14 PM

La Raza Akbar! – Marco Rubio

VorDaj on July 1, 2013 at 11:22 PM

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 11:14 PM

Obama telling Africans to beware of the U.S. Ha! Freudian slip because he knows they need to beware of him.

I’d seen him tell the Egyptians protestors to ‘stand down’! I didn’t know his lackey over there was also helping embolden their persecutors.

INC on July 1, 2013 at 11:22 PM

Axe on July 1, 2013 at 11:19 PM

Yeah, I just saw that pic on RWM’s site. Ghastly.

I can’t have any more contempt for this administration and its treasonous media lapdogs than I already have.

Cleombrotus on July 1, 2013 at 11:23 PM

NOTE: Obama won in every state that did not require a Photo ID and lost in every state that did require a Photo ID in order to vote.

Imagine that!

Cleombrotus on July 1, 2013 at 11:13 PM

…has to be repeated!

KOOLAID2 on July 1, 2013 at 11:24 PM

which would … boost the prospects of the Republican Party

Once again, we humbly thank a gay, leftist, black, partisan Democrat for helping us, the backward Christian conservatives, understand what will best boost our prospects. Thank you.

Jaibones on July 1, 2013 at 11:24 PM

Sick of immigration and sick of SSM marriage.

Would love to have something happy to talk about.

gophergirl on July 1, 2013 at 11:20 PM

If you want happy talk, hotgas is the wrong place. Try a bar somewhere and make sure it’s one that serves the hard stuff.

VorDaj on July 1, 2013 at 11:24 PM

Would love to have something happy to talk about.

gophergirl on July 1, 2013 at 11:20 PM

. . . let’s try to think of something. :)

Um

Axe on July 1, 2013 at 11:25 PM

Absolutely incredible.

Cleombrotus on July 1, 2013 at 11:16 PM

You know how some Copts are/were dying?

Crucifixion.

Axe on July 1, 2013 at 11:19 PM

Yeppers. Here’s a picture.

This country is so fvcked. Look at the state of the minds of the people here and the regimes/’rebel’ groups that we are supporting/arming overseas.

A nation full of stupid people discussing Kimmie and Kanye’s new baby and a government that arms those that want nothing more than to destroy us.

There is an old allegation that Islamism was a Soviet plot to distablise/destroy the United States and this was why they were so tight with countries like Iran and Syria. I always thought that it didn’t compute considering Afghanistan, but maybe someone else with some background knows more on the subject.

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 11:26 PM

I didn’t know his lackey over there was also helping embolden their persecutors.

INC on July 1, 2013 at 11:22 PM

That would be the Patterson woman. Her picture is paired with Teh Won on some of the protest signs.

Palin was tucked into the final quarter of Greta’s program, and sure enough, the interview went nowhere near the immigration bill.

wolfsDad on July 1, 2013 at 11:27 PM

OK, here’s a phun, phun, phun one:

‘The Night Of The Living Dead’ Comes To Glastonbury

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 11:27 PM

gophergirl on July 1, 2013 at 11:20 PM

I know how you feel. At the moment it’s going to have to be in the small things and in the personal things. On that note I can tell you that at long last after some hard, hard years, my husband has a job. Our son, who put himself through college and graduated in April, also has a job. They both started today, but they’re going to be working in different states.

INC on July 1, 2013 at 11:29 PM

I didn’t know his lackey over there was also helping embolden their persecutors.

INC on July 1, 2013 at 11:22 PM

She’s been doing it. I reported on one of her stunts with the Copts last week. Now, there are more alarming stories coming out from Egypt.

If you go to Part I on my Egypt update posts, you can see some of the placards addressing here.

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 11:29 PM

OK, here’s a phun, phun, phun one:

‘The Night Of The Living Dead’ Comes To Glastonbury

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 11:27 PM

Some people should just retire…

Seriously…

Electrongod on July 1, 2013 at 11:29 PM

OK, here’s a phun, phun, phun one:

‘The Night Of The Living Dead’ Comes To Glastonbury

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 11:27 PM

…the guy HANGING on the cross…in Egypt…was enough to ruin my night…thank you!

KOOLAID2 on July 1, 2013 at 11:30 PM

wolfsDad on July 1, 2013 at 11:27 PM

I remember seeing her photo on one of the protest signs.

INC on July 1, 2013 at 11:30 PM

Electrongod on July 1, 2013 at 11:17 PM

Just like California. The Republican Party has been following the California GOP model, too. In Cali, the Republicans have willingly embraced permanent-minority status “because we would lose what little we have” (which is only 30% of the State’s districts). They even promoted the Open Primary system in California. Republican Establishment types are only concerned with preserving their personal power and wealth.

Even though California’s border fence stopped illegal border crossings, the “Sanctuary Cities” became home to those illegally entering the country through other areas.

Just look to California’s last 15 years to see America’s near future.

Perfesser on July 1, 2013 at 11:30 PM

Some people should just retire…

Seriously…

Electrongod on July 1, 2013 at 11:29 PM

But, The Waxworks put on one of the best shows in Glastonbury history.

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 11:31 PM

A nation full of stupid people discussing Kimmie and Kanye’s new baby and a government that arms those that want nothing more than to destroy us.

There is an old allegation that Islamism was a Soviet plot to distablise/destroy the United States and this was why they were so tight with countries like Iran and Syria. I always thought that it didn’t compute considering Afghanistan, but maybe someone else with some background knows more on the subject.

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 11:26 PM

I know we’re frustrated. I think it’s that they had MoFoBros riding shotgun through the streets, and we haven’t reached that. A fair number of people are still in that comfort/complacency area of that disaster curve. We had a long way to fall.

OK, here’s a phun, phun, phun one:

‘The Night Of The Living Dead’ Comes To Glastonbury

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 11:27 PM

Sophie.

Axe on July 1, 2013 at 11:32 PM

…the guy HANGING on the cross…in Egypt…was enough to ruin my night…thank you!

KOOLAID2 on July 1, 2013 at 11:30 PM

I’m sorry. We need to see the evidence though; otherwise, we will just bump along in ignorant bliss.

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 11:32 PM

SouthernGent on July 1, 2013 at 11:04 PM

I hope she runs third party because if they pass an immigration bill I will not be voting for republicans again.

Not that I live in SC… but she looks like someone we would want in a conservative party.

jaime on July 1, 2013 at 11:33 PM

Sophie.

Axe on July 1, 2013 at 11:32 PM

What, dear?

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 11:34 PM

…the guy HANGING on the cross…in Egypt…was enough to ruin my night…thank you!

KOOLAID2 on July 1, 2013 at 11:30 PM

I’m sorry. We need to see the evidence though; otherwise, we will just bump along in ignorant bliss.

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 11:32 PM

…oh no!…I’m glad you did…and looked for it elsewhere…the MSM is truly treasonous and hypicritical…I’m livid!

KOOLAID2 on July 1, 2013 at 11:35 PM

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 11:29 PM

Thanks. Those are excellent. I’d only seen a few of the photos. The signs are certainly truth to power.

I’ve only known one Copt family—from the time when we were in NJ. I wonder what they’re thinking of this and how the rest of their family that’s still in Egypt is doing.

INC on July 1, 2013 at 11:37 PM

gophergirl on July 1, 2013 at 11:20 PM

I know how you feel. At the moment it’s going to have to be in the small things and in the personal things. On that note I can tell you that at long last after some hard, hard years, my husband has a job. Our son, who put himself through college and graduated in April, also has a job. They both started today, but they’re going to be working in different states.

INC on July 1, 2013 at 11:29 PM

There’s a lot of good. But VorDaj nailed it. The world wants evil things. GG (WSIN) wants good things. Hot Air reports on the world. GG (WSIN) needs a report on Gopher’s World. :)

Which is her own to define.

^That’s not hippie metacrap, either.

Jesus mentioned this problem. Just mentioning. If anyone wants to go ref it, I mean.

Axe on July 1, 2013 at 11:37 PM

Shannon Fatazz Faulkner

arnold ziffel on July 1, 2013 at 11:17 PM

Whatever happened to that fat, sweaty pig? Did she make it through the Citadel?

jaime on July 1, 2013 at 11:39 PM

OK, here’s a phun, phun, phun one:

‘The Night Of The Living Dead’ Comes To Glastonbury

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 11:27 PM

I dunno, RWM. I don’t think I’d want to be that close to the grave and have to think about all the young people I’ve screwed up with my pied piper act. I’d hate to be in his shoes at the Judgement.

Cleombrotus on July 1, 2013 at 11:41 PM

Shannon Fatazz Faulkner

arnold ziffel on July 1, 2013 at 11:17 PM

Whatever happened to that fat, sweaty pig? Did she make it through the Citadel?

jaime on July 1, 2013 at 11:39 PM

…I think that might be Hot Airs own Capitalist Hog !

KOOLAID2 on July 1, 2013 at 11:41 PM

Sick of immigration and sick of SSM marriage.

gophergirl on July 1, 2013 at 11:20 PM

That’s exactly what the left is counting on.

jaime on July 1, 2013 at 11:42 PM

What, dear?

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 11:34 PM

Nevermind. :)

You just sound frustrated enough to claw through a wall. I would prefer that you not explode, if I can help keep it from happening. Or maybe I read “OK, here’s a phun, phun, phun one” with the wrong tone of voice. :)

Words in comment sections. Inadequate for subtle assessments.

Axe on July 1, 2013 at 11:42 PM

Axe on July 1, 2013 at 11:37 PM

I know. But there are times when evil is on a rampage that are hard to live through.

INC on July 1, 2013 at 11:43 PM

The Punk has turned into “airconditioners for me, but not for thee”…in Africa.

I thought his daddy was an anti-colonialist.

Schadenfreude on July 1, 2013 at 11:43 PM

I know how you feel. At the moment it’s going to have to be in the small things and in the personal things. On that note I can tell you that at long last after some hard, hard years, my husband has a job. Our son, who put himself through college and graduated in April, also has a job. They both started today, but they’re going to be working in different states.

INC on July 1, 2013 at 11:29 PM

Oh yeah that’s happy!

gophergirl on July 1, 2013 at 11:44 PM

…I think that might be Hot Airs own Capitalist Hog !

KOOLAID2 on July 1, 2013 at 11:41 PM

Now that you mention it, I’m sure you’re right.

Fat, sweaty pig Capitalist Hog = Shannon Fatazz Faulkner

jaime on July 1, 2013 at 11:44 PM

Axe on July 1, 2013 at 11:37 PM

:)

gophergirl on July 1, 2013 at 11:45 PM

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