Quotes of the day

posted at 8:31 pm on December 27, 2013 by Allahpundit

Jesse Jackson Sr. has jumped into the controversy surrounding comments by Phil Robertson, star of A&E’s backwoods reality TV show, “Duck Dynasty.”…

“At least the bus driver, who ordered Rosa Parks to surrender her seat to a white person, was following state law,” he said in the release. “Robertson’s statements were uttered freely and openly without cover of the law, within a context of what he seemed to believe was ‘white privilege.’”

Jackson’s human rights group, the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, has demanded meetings with A&E and with Cracker Barrel regarding the two companies’ treatment of Robertson, who stars in the show as the head of a Louisiana family that makes duck calls.

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Phil Robertson is an old man of 67, and frankly, why should we care that his take on black history is not exactly enlightened? Such people are always with us, and do not prevent change from happening…

In that light, discrimination against gay people is more overt in modern America than against black people. Yes. We’re not used to thinking of it that way, but the general consensus on racism is that one of the hardest things about it is its subtlety. Sure, nasty words against black people in comments sections will always be with us. But there’s a difference between this and ongoing, open comparison of gay people to animals, designating their sexuality as a sinful departure from basic human dignity, and families disowning them.

Comments like Robertson’s of that kind, then, require urgent condemnation in 2013, especially given how few people would have batted an eye about them as recently as 15 years ago. Let’s face it—even embrace it—that we’re further along on racism now than we are on homophobia.

***

Phase one is their tsunami of published hit pieces and media pundits branding Phil Robertson a sexist, racist, and homophobe. Phase two is to have the whole bowl of left-wing alphabet soup (NAACP, GLAAD, and NOW) attack Phil from all sides.

Phase three is Sharpton or Jackson demanding that they “get paid” and the offender kiss their ring. In the case of the Duck Dynasty controversy, master exploiter and extortionist Jesse Jackson has taken the lead, demanding that A&E and Cracker Barrel meet with him.

Whether or not A&E and Cracker Barrel bow down to worship Jackson remains to be seen. My plea to Phil Robertson is that he please, please, please not surrender. Do not on bended knee kiss Jackson’s ring and beg for forgiveness. It would be a mortal blow to the tremendous example Phil has set, inspiring Americans to push back against the tyranny of political correctness.

In every incident of a slip of the tongue or misinterpreted comment by a conservative or a Republican, the left’s political correctness police bludgeon the alleged offender within an inch of his or her political life. The targeted person humbly surrenders and begs for forgiveness. All of this empowers the left, furthers their agenda, and adds another notch on their guns.

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“Duck Dynasty’ is this era’s ode to “Amos ‘n’ Andy.” In that show — which aired on radio and television from the 1920s through the 1960s and which was created, written and produced by white people — Americans were given the opportunity to laugh at African-Americans, adding insult to the injury that this group of citizens was already sustaining before the civil rights movement.

Now, Americans have a new group to laugh at — a self-described “bunch of rednecks from Louisiana.”…

Now Phil Robertson is in hot water for staying in character and saying something colorful and crude. That is, Robertson was suspended for doing in print what he has, for the last four years, been paid to do on television.

That’s awfully hypocritical of A&E. The network is embarrassed and would surely like to distance itself from the Robertson family. However, it seems, it would like to stay acquainted with the millions of dollars the show generates each year.

***

So far, the controversy understandably has been framed as a fight over free speech. My National Review colleague Mark Steyn writes: “Most Christian opponents of gay marriage oppose gay marriage; they don’t oppose the right of gays to advocate it. Yet thug groups like GLAAD increasingly oppose the right of Christians even to argue their corner. It’s quicker and more effective to silence them.”

I think Steyn has the causation right. The free-speech issues are the inevitable consequence of a venerable argument about what a free society is…

The children of Burke form the philosophical core of what was called the “leave-me-alone coalition,” a broad group of institutions and individuals who rightly, and occasionally wrongly, rejected a top-down effort to impose a one-size-fits-all vision of society. The children of Paine, empowered by their sense of cosmic justice, want all of society’s oars to pull as one. And if you don’t pull your oar to the beat of their drum, prepare for their wrath.

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A&E will cave. Some weasel-worded press release will go out, some oddly-constructed sentence about “faith” and “love” and some other stuff is probably right now being sweated and screamed about in the sleek city offices of A&E—you know what I mean, right? Aeron chairs and brightly-colored wall hangings, “fun” conference rooms and Nespresso machines—all because the programmers made a horrible, horrible mistake and put someone interesting on television.

They’re probably searching the office for someone—anyone!—who knows something—anything!—about the Bible to help craft the request to the Robertson family that they “clarify” their beliefs. My guess is that they’re trying to figure out how to ask Phil Robertson to say that he believes in Jesus Christ’s essential teaching—love others as yourself—and that we’re all sinners who need God’s grace and forgiveness. Which will be easy, I think, because Phil Robertson seems like a pretty devoted Christian and that’s a fairly Christian thing to say. But the gang at A&E doesn’t know that because—and here we get to the nubbin of the matter—finding someone who knows and respects religion in network television is harder than finding a rabbi in Tehran.

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In an odd way, both gay rights groups and social conservatives deal with two different but occasionally overlapping motivations: they both want to be left alone and to change the culture. Proponents of gay marriage want to be able to live as they choose and also to make the culture more accepting of the way they live. Social conservatives want to protect their own religious liberty and also transform the culture according to their moral vision…

At the same time, people were more willing to be tolerant as they also came to believe that gay marriage, for instance, wasn’t such a bad thing on the merits. To protect their own religious liberty, social conservatives will have to keep making the positive case for their values—values that are in some cases derided as bigotry…

But that doesn’t mean social conservatives can’t take Frank’s advice. A good start would be to recognize that the Judeo-Christian ethic, in sexual mores and so much else, is no longer intuitive to a great many Americans. Heavy-handed appeals, be they theological or (in the case of Phil Robertson) scatological, are likely to fall flat. Don’t call people heathens or fools (or worse) just because you disagree with them.

While specific social debates come and go, the culture wars will never end. But neither will the reality that the combatants must live together.

***

Ironically, there was a day not too long ago when network executives thought it best for gay people to keep quiet about their lifestyle. It would have ruined careers, and shows.

It was a tragedy that actors such as Rock Hudson had to live a lie their entire adult lives out of fear they might be “outed” and lose everything. It’s a type of cruelty one can’t imagine, being compelled to lie to the world, and even families and friends, about such a fundamental aspect of your life — your sexuality.

That Ellen DeGeneres can be who she is, and what she is, and do a great show for all to enjoy, and do it with class, style, and wit, is a testament to how far we’ve come as a society. And how tolerant we’ve become. She has many Christian fans. I know, because I’m one of them…

As we reflect on all matters at the turn of the new year, maybe we should think about how lucky we all are to live in a country as rich, diverse, and beautiful as ours. One that allows the Robertson family and Ellen DeGeneres to live their lives freely, and to make a living without fear of reprisal for simply being who they are, and for believing what they believe.

***

Fielding agreed that Robertson’s language was coarse and dismissed his mentioning homosexuality in the same breath as bestiality, with the state legislator calling it “completely foreign to the issue that he started out on.” Fielding also said he doesn’t believe Robertson’s comments that no African-Americans complained of mistreatment during pre-civil rights era Louisiana.

“We understand that they didn’t complain because they were afraid to,” Fielding said…

Fielding, echoing other Robertson supporters such as Sarah Palin, emphasized it was a matter of freedom of speech and religion.

“For too long, the silent majority has remained silent when we ought to be speaking up in support of these constitutional issues,” Fielding said. “We need to publicly get to moving and get the people fired up.”

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Via RCP.


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Not Bishop!

Here a comment that I left on the A&E thread.
gophergirl on December 27, 2013 at 7:24 PM

I have a gay friend at work-his boyfriend and I get along fine-who in the past week week has gotten a little more…aggressively ‘out’ in the past few weeks. It could be due to the DD stuff-or it could be due to gay marriages taking place an hour to the west.

annoyinglittletwerp on December 27, 2013 at 8:07 PM

By ‘aggressively’ I mean that he can’t walk by a display of nuts w/ out commenting-to me anyway-how much he likes ‘nuts’. He also showed up at work today sporting an in-the-shell walnut sized…hickey. He seemed proud of it. I found it to be appalling.

annoyinglittletwerp on December 27, 2013 at 8:38 PM

SparkPlug, you drones!

Lanceman on December 27, 2013 at 8:38 PM

Duck

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 8:38 PM

Quack quack.

Gingotts on December 27, 2013 at 8:39 PM

OOPS!!
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Phil Robertson Flap Stings A&E
Demo drops 22 percent following Duck Dynasty star’s suspension By Anthony Crupi

December 26, 2013, 4:26 PM EST
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http://www.adweek.com/news/television/phil-robertson-flap-stings-ae-154659

canopfor on December 27, 2013 at 8:39 PM

canopfor on December 27, 2013 at 8:40 PM

Poor Panther is off pouting.

bluegill on December 27, 2013 at 8:40 PM

Jesse and the usual suspects…Ho’s gotta’ ho.

cozmo on December 27, 2013 at 8:42 PM

Seek and Destroy – Metallica – Kill ‘Em All – Lyrics – Studio Version
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(sarc)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-tvJcTPxHc

canopfor on December 27, 2013 at 8:43 PM

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canopfor on December 27, 2013 at 8:45 PM

He seemed proud of it. I found it to be appalling.

many gays are psych cases

newrouter on December 27, 2013 at 8:46 PM

Sorry. Kinda tired of the DD story.

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 8:46 PM

Ed Morrissey on December 27, 2013 at 1:33 PMSophie is apparently on a self-imposed break…

OmahaConservative on December 27, 2013 at 8:44 PM

OmahaConservative: Thanks OC,..appreciated:)

canopfor on December 27, 2013 at 8:47 PM

Sorry. Kinda tired of the DD story.

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 8:46 PM

I think most of middle America is getting tired with the gay sh!t in general.

Lanceman on December 27, 2013 at 8:49 PM

Hey, gg, where are ye? Your Gophers just scored another TD, taking the lead.

TXUS on December 27, 2013 at 8:49 PM

“We believe it is a privilege for our brands to be invited into people’s home and we operate with a strong sense of integrity and deep commitment to these principals.

Wow. So A&E’s PR writer is not only an imbecile, he’s grammatically challenged as well. A&E’s executives, who signed off on this crappy press release, apparently have no concept of the difference between “principles” and “principals” either. No wonder they had no idea what to do with Phil Robertson.

Harbingeing on December 27, 2013 at 8:50 PM

Hi Twerp. Is it true that Cozmo likes Yoko Ono and Zima more than Led Zeppelin and beer?

And why does Lanceman prefer quiche fondue instead of steak?

SparkPlug on December 27, 2013 at 8:50 PM

Huh.. Blockquote fail.

Harbingeing on December 27, 2013 at 8:50 PM

And now,..a Musical Dedication to GLAAD:
(sarc)

Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye – Steam – 1969
*********************************************

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UZkYGcz1DgI

canopfor on December 27, 2013 at 8:52 PM

By ‘aggressively’ I mean that he can’t walk by a display of nuts w/ out commenting-to me anyway-how much he likes ‘nuts’. He also showed up at work today sporting an in-the-shell walnut sized…hickey. He seemed proud of it. I found it to be appalling.
annoyinglittletwerp on December 27, 2013 at 8:38 PM

I’m convinced deep down inside many(if not most) homosexuals know their lifestyle is perverse and immoral. And it makes them insecure about who they are so the only way to make themselves feel better is to continually talk about how great it is being gay. Like they’re trying to convince themselves that anal sex with another man is normal and healthy behavior. I’ve never met a gay person who didn’t wear their gayness on their sleeve and couldn’t go 10 minutes without rubbing it other peoples faces. No matter how nice they may be most of the time. It’s like an obsession.

jawkneemusic on December 27, 2013 at 8:52 PM

I have a Bad Ass new electric corkscrew! On of my favorite presents!

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 8:53 PM

Is RWM gone or just taking a break?

22044 on December 27, 2013 at 1:27 PM

RWM has been gone? Still a member in good standing.

Ed Morrissey on December 27, 2013 at 1:33 PMSophie is apparently on a self-imposed break…

OmahaConservative on December 27, 2013 at 8:44 PM

I already told you she wasn’t banned.

Axe on December 27, 2013 at 8:53 PM

Sorry. Kinda tired of the DD story.

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 8:46 PM

Still enjoying it myself.

mrs. cozmo wants to take a daytrip over to West Monroe.

Mostly I think she wants to hit the casinos in Shreveport/Bossier City. And the glass outlet place there.

Okay by me as long as we stop by the Barksdale airpark.

cozmo on December 27, 2013 at 8:53 PM

C’mon gophergirllet’s hear it !

A 1 point lead is better than being behind.

listens2glenn on December 27, 2013 at 8:54 PM

one..

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 8:54 PM

I think most of middle America is getting tired with the gay psuedo victim sh!t in general.

Lanceman on December 27, 2013 at 8:49 PM

FIFU

TXUS on December 27, 2013 at 8:54 PM

I have a Bad Ass new electric corkscrew! On of my favorite presents!

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 8:53 PM

I sold one on Tuesday at the thrift shop I volunteer in, still in the box for one dollar…

OmahaConservative on December 27, 2013 at 8:54 PM

I have a Bad Ass new electric corkscrew! On of my favorite presents!

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 8:53 PM

:( Only got an electric toothbrush.

I could probably open a bottle with it . . .

Nah. Hopeless. ;)

Axe on December 27, 2013 at 8:55 PM

I already told you she wasn’t banned.

Axe on December 27, 2013 at 8:53 PM

Do you have her stashed somewhere without WIFI?

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 8:55 PM

WTF? I wrote something safe and it got sent to moderation purgatory…

cozmo on December 27, 2013 at 8:55 PM

I already told you she wasn’t banned.

Axe on December 27, 2013 at 8:53 PM

Others were speculating she was…

OmahaConservative on December 27, 2013 at 8:55 PM

SparkPlug on December 27, 2013 at 8:50 PM

Cozmo is Yoko’s biggest fan He’s also game for Lady Gaga.
Lanceman supports green living. He also won’t play military games due to all the violence and killing.

annoyinglittletwerp on December 27, 2013 at 8:56 PM

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 8:53 PM

Well an electric cork screw would be a fine payment for burning down my trampoline.

SparkPlug on December 27, 2013 at 8:56 PM

“We believe it is a privilege for our brands to be invited into people’s home and we operate with a strong sense of integrity and deep commitment to these principals.“

Wow. So A&E’s PR writer is not only an imbecile, he’s grammatically challenged as well. A&E’s executives, who signed off on this crappy press release, apparently have no concept of the difference between “principles” and “principals” either. No wonder they had no idea what to do with Phil Robertson.

Harbingeing on December 27, 2013 at 8:50 PM

Probably one of those employees who was killing himself for the show.

Phil Robertson disrespected gay employees at A&E … and THAT’S why he was sacked from “Duck Dynasty” … sources connected with the network tell TMZ.

We’re told A&E CEO Nancy Dubuc felt she could not in good conscience ask gay employees to kill themselves for a show when he disrespected them by calling them sinners.

And A&E CEO Dubuc may yet have to fall on her sword for not having any idea what she was doing with Phil Robertson.

de rigueur on December 27, 2013 at 8:56 PM

WTF? I wrote something safe and it got sent to moderation purgatory…

cozmo on December 27, 2013 at 8:55 PM

Is your webcam on?

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 8:56 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on December 27, 2013 at 8:56 PM

I knew you would set the record straight. Thanks. (:

SparkPlug on December 27, 2013 at 8:57 PM

SparkPlug on December 27, 2013 at 8:56 PM

But now it is used. Lost most of its value.

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 8:58 PM

Phil Robertson is an old man of 67, and frankly, why should we care that his take on black history is not exactly enlightened? Such people are always with us, and do not prevent change from happening…

Maybe the cartoon history you carry in your mind is what’s not “enlightened.” He said what he saw. He didn’t see what you imagine. Change what you are imagining to line up with what he saw.

“Predictable history, unpredictable past” is right.

Axe on December 27, 2013 at 8:58 PM

Is your webcam on?

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 8:56 PM

Omg. Ken hits a grand slam. So funny.

SparkPlug on December 27, 2013 at 8:58 PM

I have a Bad Ass new electric corkscrew! On of my favorite presents!

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 8:53 PM

But does it have the special vibrator attachment as well? ;-)

TXUS on December 27, 2013 at 8:58 PM

Tweets All / No replies

Ted Cruz ‏@tedcruz 1h

As PC enforcers often forget, tolerance is a two-way street. Welcome back, Phil.
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Ted Cruz ‏@tedcruz 3h

Back on. pic.twitter.com/qWepexc5t4
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canopfor on December 27, 2013 at 9:00 PM

He seemed proud of it. I found it to be appalling.

annoyinglittletwerp on December 27, 2013 at 8:38 PM

.
many gays are psych cases

newrouter on December 27, 2013 at 8:46 PM

.
I don’t care what they do in their bedrooms, or Motel rooms.
But I do care what they do in public.

Spitefully flaunting like that, should carry a penalty.

listens2glenn on December 27, 2013 at 9:00 PM

TXUS on December 27, 2013 at 8:58 PM

No, but about 30 minutes in the workshop ought to do the trick.

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 9:01 PM

I have a Bad Ass new electric corkscrew! On of my favorite presents!

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 8:53 PM

But does it have the special vibrator attachment as well? ;-)

TXUS on December 27, 2013 at 8:58 PM

TXUS: D*mmitt, so thats why my Canadian Beavers keep borrowing it!!
(snark)–:0

canopfor on December 27, 2013 at 9:01 PM

Pre-owned worm-drive electric corkscrews really hold their value since they have more torque than the other kind. Ken, does it have Worm-drive?

SparkPlug on December 27, 2013 at 9:02 PM

The Politically Correct crowd becomes more tolerant of the intolerable when their own intolerance starts costing them some serious money. Suddenly they become more tolerant.

farsighted on December 27, 2013 at 9:02 PM

Hope everyone had a great Christmas! I know mine was awesome!

A bunch of my friends chipped in and got me a sweater… Which was cool, but last year they got me a moaner and groaner…

PointnClick on December 27, 2013 at 9:02 PM

Do you have her stashed somewhere without WIFI?

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 8:55 PM

No, we got WiFi everywhere, but it’s a bit difficult to type with her hands in the mink cuffs and all. But, she said, “Mmh meh mi” (Tell Ken Hi), muffled as it was through the duct tape.

TXUS on December 27, 2013 at 9:03 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on December 27, 2013 at 8:56 PM

Yer’ an idiot. mrs. cozmo is more than I can handle. And niether of those on their best day come close to mrs. cozmo on a bad day.

Is your webcam on?

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 8:56 PM

Don’t have one.

cozmo on December 27, 2013 at 9:03 PM

PointnClick on December 27, 2013 at 9:02 PM

Lolz. So she was a sweater eh? Nuttin wrong wit dat.

SparkPlug on December 27, 2013 at 9:04 PM

SparkPlug on December 27, 2013 at 9:02 PM

Well..Yes. and it is rechargeable so you don’t get the look from the Walgreens girl when you buy batteries….again…

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 9:04 PM

listens2glenn on December 27, 2013 at 9:00 PM

Me and my best Lubbock female friend-a fellow produce peep who’s a baptist-giggled nervously and joked that there wasn’t a band aide big enough to cover it.
I like the guy-but over the past week-he’s started to cross that line.

I can’t complain to management because Wally considers homosexuals to be a ‘protected group’. 40-something, center-right Jewish chicks are likely NOT a protected group.

annoyinglittletwerp on December 27, 2013 at 9:06 PM

A bunch of my friends chipped in and got me a sweater… Which was cool, but last year they got me a moaner and groaner…

PointnClick on December 27, 2013 at 9:02 PM

So last year was a good year!

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 9:07 PM

Others were speculating she was…

OmahaConservative on December 27, 2013 at 8:55 PM

All right. I’ll drop it. I’m not good at being dismissed. I’ll work on it while I’m away.

– Others wouldn’t know.

Which was cool, but last year they got me a moaner and groaner…

PointnClick on December 27, 2013 at 9:02 PM

What’s a “moaner and a groaner?”

ooooooooooo

Axe on December 27, 2013 at 9:07 PM

WTF? I wrote something safe and it got sent to moderation purgatory…

cozmo on December 27, 2013 at 8:55 PM

Your idea of safe and their idea of safe are different, Comrade. :)

See? Comrade gets through. Freakin’ Communists.

Axe on December 27, 2013 at 9:08 PM

Don’t have one.

cozmo on December 27, 2013 at 9:03 PM

In that case, i see no reason why pants free weekend would cause moderation. What did you say?

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 9:09 PM

Axe on December 27, 2013 at 9:08 PM

Comrade ain’t commie. And I was only writing about coming your way for a day trip.

cozmo on December 27, 2013 at 9:09 PM

pe everyone had a great Christmas! I know mine was awesome! A bunch of my friends chipped in and got me a sweater… Which was cool, but last year they got me a moaner and groaner… PointnClick on December 27, 2013 at 9:02 PM

Both beat a bottle of whine.

wolly4321 on December 27, 2013 at 9:10 PM

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 9:09 PM

That unlike you, I wasn’t tired of the DD controversy (heck, I knew what side was going to win this since day one).

And visiting three towns in Louisiana.

‘Round about the 8:53 mark if it ever shows up.

Nothing I can think of that would have tripped the filters.

cozmo on December 27, 2013 at 9:12 PM

Good evening, my friends. :)

I just dropped in for a moment to say that my faith in the capacity of the industry to hold fast to its one overriding tenant has been completely justified.

A&E, more specifically the network’s parent corporations, Disney/ABC and Hearst Corporation in partnership, have proven the cri de couer of the film and television industry… “There is no such thing as ‘bad publicity’. In so doing it was almost coincidental that the suits at A&E have given GLAAD and object lesson in how the industry really works… the principle that “Money walks…”…and, peripherally, the nature of tolerance.

A&E will not only continue to generate mega profits for Disney/ABC and Hearst Corporation, it’s owners, from the advertising and merchandising related to “Duck Dynasty”…but these profits will he maximized and extended through the publicity garnered through the suspension and reinstatement of Phil Robertson. This ‘shot in the arm’ comes as the filming of the fifth season will begin, five seasons is generally considered a good run for any series, but this series happens to be the top rated reality series A&E has ever produced. This publicity, which was generated without real cost and went ‘wall-to-wall’ in the media, will serve to keep the series alive for some time and perhaps even generate spin off revenues through creative vehicles like a children’s cartoon series, expanded merchandising, feature length film(s, or separate ‘reality’ shows for family members or rival businesses.

Quite the programming coup for A&E. Quite the windfall for shareholders in the parent corporations.

thatsafactjack on December 27, 2013 at 9:13 PM

UGH!!!!!

And how did this happen:

American diplomats detained in Libya, December 2013
5m
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4 American diplomats reportedly detained in Libya in government’s custody, official says – @nytimes
read more on nytimes.com
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http://www.breakingnews.com/

canopfor on December 27, 2013 at 9:14 PM

Ed is makin’ a killing on the new floating Skype ads… You have to click it 3 or 4 times and start loading a new page before you can dismiss it… Brilliant, HotAir, utter brilliance. NOW can we lose the autoplay ads???

PointnClick on December 27, 2013 at 9:14 PM

Ed is makin’ a killing on the new floating Skype ads… You have to click it 3 or 4 times and start loading a new page before you can dismiss it… Brilliant, HotAir, utter brilliance. NOW can we lose the autoplay ads???

PointnClick on December 27, 2013 at 9:14 PM

Hotair has ads?

Murphy9 on December 27, 2013 at 9:14 PM

Let’s all flashmob Axes house.

Seems like fun. We can wrestle the gators.

SparkPlug on December 27, 2013 at 9:15 PM

PointnClick on December 27, 2013 at 9:14 PM

Ads? What ads?

OmahaConservative on December 27, 2013 at 9:16 PM

WTF? I wrote something safe and it got sent to moderation purgatory…

cozmo on December 27, 2013 at 8:55 PM

cozmo:

The NSA probably pulled your Submit button,
till your pants are restored, er, back on!!
(sarc)

canopfor on December 27, 2013 at 9:16 PM

PointnClick on December 27, 2013 at 9:14 PM

Huh?

cozmo on December 27, 2013 at 9:16 PM

cozmo on December 27, 2013 at 9:12 PM

I had a good notion of what would happen too. Money talks. Curiosity makes me want to see why your post was squashed.

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 9:16 PM

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 9:16 PM

Me too…

Shreveport…

cozmo on December 27, 2013 at 9:17 PM

Is your webcam on?

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 8:56 PM

Beat me to it…

Your idea of safe and their idea of safe are different, Comrade. :)

See? Comrade gets through. Freakin’ Communists.

Axe on December 27, 2013 at 9:08 PM

Hot Red Air.

Come back anytime, Sophie RWM.

22044 on December 27, 2013 at 9:17 PM

Both beat a bottle of whine.

wolly4321 on December 27, 2013 at 9:10 PM

I came here on Christmas day specifically to look for you. :) I wanted to be “pathetic” together for a minute. But no.

Axe on December 27, 2013 at 9:17 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on December 27, 2013 at 8:56 PM

WHACK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Lanceman on December 27, 2013 at 9:18 PM

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 9:16 PM

Me too…

Bossier City

cozmo on December 27, 2013 at 9:18 PM

thatsafactjack on December 27, 2013 at 9:13 PM

Smooch. Anyway A&E is code for AxE. But I’m glad Phil gets to keep his gig and the gay community speech police can go pound sand.

SparkPlug on December 27, 2013 at 9:18 PM

thatsafactjack on December 27, 2013 at 9:13 PM

Hi, Jack. Nice to see you.

Axe on December 27, 2013 at 9:18 PM

What’s a “moaner and a groaner?”

ooooooooooo

Axe on December 27, 2013 at 9:07 PM

Axe:)
========

Its one step down, from a “Screamer”!:)
(sarc)

canopfor on December 27, 2013 at 9:18 PM

PointnClick on December 27, 2013 at 9:14 PM

I see no ads.

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 9:19 PM

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 9:16 PM

Me too…

West Monroe…

Glasswares outlet…

cozmo on December 27, 2013 at 9:19 PM

Hi Jackie.

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 9:20 PM

Lanceman on December 27, 2013 at 9:18 PM

Meh. Metrosexual.
*runs*

annoyinglittletwerp on December 27, 2013 at 9:21 PM

thatsafactjack on December 27, 2013 at 9:13 PM

Hey Jackie,
Sorry that Sauer Kraut called you a dolt in the Jesus thread, he is a real jerk…

OmahaConservative on December 27, 2013 at 9:22 PM

Coarse? Phil Robinson used the anatomical words.
And these people complaining have no compunction about using the “charlie” word to describe Sarah Palin.

vityas on December 27, 2013 at 9:22 PM

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 9:16 PM

Me too…

Aha!

Its either an airforce base in eastern Louisiana or a place to gamble.

cozmo on December 27, 2013 at 9:22 PM

SparkPlug on December 27, 2013 at 9:18 PM

Smooooch! ;)

I can’t stick around… I still have guests.

Wonderful to see you and grab a quick smooch, though, Spark. :)

thatsafactjack on December 27, 2013 at 9:22 PM

Well, I am getting Nissan and Skype ads, floating over the text at the bottom of my screen… Might be an iPad thing.

Still less infuriating than the autoplay ads… One of them woke up my wife the other nite…

PointnClick on December 27, 2013 at 9:23 PM

Axe on December 27, 2013 at 9:18 PM

Good evening, Axefellow. :)

Wonderful to see you, too. I hope you had a wonderful Christmas. :)

thatsafactjack on December 27, 2013 at 9:23 PM

Another socon post? I’m hoping Hotair doesn’t turn into a religious blog.

Panther on December 27, 2013 at 9:24 PM

I want lemonade. It’s over there. I’m going over there to get it. After I get it, I’ll come back here — but it seems instinctively important and vaguely menacing that after I go to get the lemonade, here will be there, and there will be here, so that when I set out to come back here, I’ll be going over there.

Axe on December 27, 2013 at 9:24 PM

cozmo on December 27, 2013 at 9:22 PM

I hope it is a place to gamble!

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 9:24 PM

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 9:20 PM

Good evening, Ken. :) I hope you’re enjoying the Christmas season, too. :)

thatsafactjack on December 27, 2013 at 9:24 PM

OmahaConservative on December 27, 2013 at 9:22 PM

It did? Wow. Yet another stupid atheist.

SparkPlug on December 27, 2013 at 9:24 PM

I hope it is a place to gamble!

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 9:24 PM

Barksdale airpark…

cozmo on December 27, 2013 at 9:25 PM

Axe on December 27, 2013 at 9:24 PM

I’ll be here or there.

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 9:25 PM

Hey, gg, where are ye? Your Gophers just scored another TD, taking the lead.

TXUS on December 27, 2013 at 8:49 PM

Now we just blew it by not being able to tackle on special teams.

(*&()*&()*&()*&

gophergirl on December 27, 2013 at 9:25 PM

thatsafactjack on December 27, 2013 at 9:24 PM

Big ole kiss for you!!

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 9:26 PM

OmahaConservative on December 27, 2013 at 9:22 PM

Good evening, Omaha. :) I hope your Christmas was wonderful.

Did he? LOL!

I feel sorry for that guy. I’ve seldom seen anyone so lonely and trying so very hard to generate some attention for themselves.

thatsafactjack on December 27, 2013 at 9:27 PM

Another socon post? I’m hoping Hotair doesn’t turn into a religious blog.

Panther on December 27, 2013 at 9:24 PM

Panther:
===========
(sarc)

****************** Blasphemer ********************

life of brian – clip – the stoning scene

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDe9msExUK8

canopfor on December 27, 2013 at 9:27 PM

KCB on December 27, 2013 at 9:26 PM

Thank you!lol! A big ol’ kiss for you ,too. :)

thatsafactjack on December 27, 2013 at 9:28 PM

thatsafactjack on December 27, 2013 at 9:27 PM

You were very sweet and loving toward him and that really impressed me. That was why I was so pissed he called you that…

OmahaConservative on December 27, 2013 at 9:28 PM

Well we have a shot – a long shot but still a shot *crossing fingers*

gophergirl on December 27, 2013 at 9:29 PM

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