Quotes of the day

posted at 9:01 pm on January 20, 2014 by Allahpundit

“I will learn things from this,” Chris Christie told me last Friday, a little more than a week after he gave the News Conference to End All News Conferences, and a few days after the cable channels covered his annual address to the legislature in Trenton as if it were Nixon waving from the helicopter. “I know I will. I don’t know exactly what it is yet that I’ll learn from it. But when I get the whole story and really try to understand what’s going on here, I know I’m going to learn things.”…

Christie’s strategy has been remarkably consistent, and more sophisticated than it might seem to the casual observer. He is a public bully and a private dealmaker, a guy who bludgeons his opponents into as weak a bargaining position as he can before staking out his own compromise behind closed doors. It’s good theater, followed often, though not always, by good policy…

“I think I’m a fairly good politician,” Christie told me, in defense of his rhetorical style. But the best at his craft learn, sooner or later, to rein in and recalibrate the things that work for them, especially if they entertain thoughts of the White House. “I think it is most likely that the next Republican nominee for president will be a governor,” Christie told me. I reminded him that in 2011 he had told me he didn’t feel ready to be president, and asked about now. “Yeah. I’m readier, if that’s a word,” Christie said…

On Friday, Christie didn’t sound like a guy who intended to revisit his style. “I’m not growing a new personality at 51,” he said. I reminded him that politicians do it all the time. “Not me, man,” he laughed. “This is it. I like who I am.”

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Party leaders are urging the governor to let go of a trademark Christie trait: his fierce loyalty to old friends and high school classmates who have risen with him in state government. It is time, they counsel, for him to recruit a more nationally savvy political team that can take him beyond Trenton to Washington. Fueling such concerns, new allegations arose on Saturday that top Christie aides had used Hurricane Sandy recovery money as a political weapon against the Democratic mayor of Hoboken, N.J…

Mr. Christie has told friends and contributors that he can weather the slings and scrutiny, even as he complains about what he sees as “piling on” by his enemies and a once-admiring news media, according to people told of his thinking, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they did not want to be associated with comments that could upset the governor or his aides…

Whatever the lasting damage to Mr. Christie’s political brand, Republicans said, the puzzling traffic imbroglio has laid bare his weaknesses: a stubborn insularity, the absence of a national infrastructure and a tendency to be flip and glib, which haunted him at the start of the bridge scandal…

“I think he needs to build a national political team,” said Bobbie Kilberg, a major Republican fund-raiser based in Northern Virginia, who noted that she is “sticking with Mr. Christie” if he runs for president.

***

Over the weekend, Mr. Christie, who has appeared on MSNBC many times since taking office, angrily denounced it as a “partisan network” that is “almost gleeful in their efforts attacking” him. Christie aides have called it a “feeding frenzy.”…

Mr. Christie, who is known to be sensitive to slights, appears to be genuinely stung by the network’s coverage. But his outrage is also fueled by opportunism, Republican strategists say: The same brand of politics that appealed to the liberal anchors on MSNBC has antagonized conservatives around the country, whose support he will need to mount a White House run.

Those close to Mr. Christie say the attack on MSNBC reflects his office’s effort to assert control over a story that has quickly snowballed, attracting new allegations almost every day, catching the governor off guard. Allies of Mr. Christie sense that Democrats are now unleashing the kind of assault on him that they failed to deliver during his re-election campaign last year, which he won — in a blue state — by a landslide.

“The Democrats have been making up for lost time,” said Kevin Madden, a former campaign strategist for Mitt Romney.

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In [conservatives'] eyes, the mainstream media is the enemy. Its unrelenting coverage of Christie’s troubles over the past 10 days is generating a surprising level of sympathy for the moderate Republican Garden Stater among some conservatives who have not been fans in the past.

“I think it’s helping with the Republican grass roots,” said Glenn McCall, a Republican National Committeeman from South Carolina. “They feel [the scandal] is being overblown. There’s some solidarity, too. It doesn’t mean, if he does run in 2016, these same people would support him. Who knows what they’ll do come that time. But at least right now, there’s solidarity around the governor.”…

“He does have a lot of sympathy right now, even from people who do not like Chris Christie and under no circumstances would support him in a primary,” said Billy Simons, a tea party activist from Charleston, S.C…

“There are a lot of people in the party who hope this is a teachable moment for Christie and his political team, to realize he can’t count on the liberal media to deliver him the nomination of the presidency,” said a prominent national conservative with close ties to party activists. “If he wants to be president, he needs to start making more reliable friends at the grass roots of the party.”

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For many of Romney’s top donors, by contrast, the scandal roiling Trenton is confirmation of their worst suspicions about Christie’s behavior. The 2012 campaign had already left a bad taste in their mouths — they cite the juxtaposition his failure to appear at a Philadelphia rally 48 hours before the election and his effusive praise of President Obama’s leadership at the same time, in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. “Everybody really is talking about this,” says somebody close to the Massachusetts governor. He tells me recent events have several donors ”thinking they should’ve trusted their instincts in the first place.” Donors, the Romney insider says, ”were beginning to open up to the idea of Christie, and then this happened.”

A major Romney bundler tells me the current scandal exacerbates the sense that Christie is willing to engage in “unsportsmanlike conduct” to achieve his goals. He likens Christie’s insistence during last week’s marathon press conference that “I am not a bully,” to Richard Nixon’s infamous declaration, in his hour-long question-and-answer session on the Watergate scandal, that “I am not a crook.” “Obviously, you are one,” the donor says, invoking the aphorism ”the fish rots from the head down.”…

If he comes out of this, he comes out stronger, that’s the sense,” says the Romney insider.

***

“I think this story has taken a very dangerous turn for the governor.”


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Goodnight, all.

Here’s hoping tomorrow night’s qotd will be “Gay Christie Caught Bogarting a Joint.” HA gold.

4Grace on January 21, 2014 at 4:26 AM

lol :)

The Fraternity of Man – “Don’t Bogart That Joint”

Anti-Control on January 21, 2014 at 4:42 AM

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 4:32 AM

did it say anywhere who is bombing whom?..
you just never know with this part of the world
and Bollywood is a university coarse in them parts..

going2mars on January 21, 2014 at 4:42 AM

Poor Hopey:

Human Rights Watch says Obama not gone far enough on NSA reforms

By Michelle Martin
BERLIN Tue Jan 21, 2014 4:09am EST
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http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/21/us-usa-security-rights-idUSBREA0K0BA20140121?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews&utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter&dlvrit=992637
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Human Rights Watch

http://www.hrw.org/

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 4:49 AM

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 4:49 AM
they better watch it or Barry will send them a harshly worded letter..

going2mars on January 21, 2014 at 4:53 AM

Whats a hipster? Is that some kind of beta-boy?

celtic warrior on January 21, 2014 at 4:55 AM

Chrono-chaos: Night work ‘throws body into chaos’

Experts said the scale, speed and severity of damage caused by being awake at night was a surprise.

“It’s chrono-chaos. It’s like living in a house. There’s a clock in every room in the house and in all of those rooms those clocks are now disrupted, which of course leads to chaos in the household.”

It has profound effects on the body, altering everything from hormones and body temperature to athletic ability, mood and brain function.

“Over 97% of rhythmic genes become out of sync with mistimed sleep and this really explains why we feel so bad during jet lag, or if we have to work irregular shifts,” said Dr Simon Archer, one of the researchers at the University of Surrey.

Fellow researcher Prof Derk-Jan Dijk said every tissue in the body had its own daily rhythm, but with shifts that was lost with the heart running to a different time to the kidneys running to a different time to the brain.

kcewa on January 21, 2014 at 4:57 AM

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 4:32 AM

did it say anywhere who is bombing whom?..
you just never know with this part of the world
and Bollywood is a university coarse in them parts..

going2mars on January 21, 2014 at 4:42 AM

going2mars:

I watched a Documentary on the Iran Hostage ordeal,
and one of the hostages were taken to Lebanon, and
one of the US tried to get Iran, to intervene!

Well,..Iran HATES THE HEZBOLLAH GUTS more than the west,
if thats possible,..after the Hostage was killed, they
(Iran )blew them up(HezBollah)to there virgins!

I think, the hostage (s) were a seperate ordeal, I think,
connected to the 79′ Hostage taking??????

Lebanon hostage crisis

The Lebanon hostage crisis refers to the systematic kidnapping in Lebanon of 96 foreign hostages of 21 national origins—mostly American and western European—between 1982 and 1992. At least eight hostages died in captivity; some were murdered, while others died from lack of adequate medical attention to illnesses.[1]

Those taking responsibility for the kidnapping used different names, but the testimony of former hostages indicates almost all the “groups” were actually one group of “a dozen men” coming from various clans within the Hezbollah organization, “most notably the Mughniyya and Hamadi clans”.[2] Particularly important in the organization was “master terrorist” Imad Mughniyah.[3] Hezbollah has publicly denied involvement.[4] The Islamic Republic of Iran—and, to a lesser extent, Syria—played a major role in the kidnappings,[5] if in fact it was not the instigator of them.[6]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lebanon_hostage_crisis

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 4:57 AM

HezBollah gonna need new drapes and some paint:

3m
Photo: Smoke billowing from building following explosion in Beirut – @chouroukmahmoud
see original on twitter.com
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https://twitter.com/chouroukmahmoud/status/425554240296472576/photo/1

https://twitter.com/chouroukmahmoud/status/425554240296472576/photo/1/large

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 5:02 AM

Wildside – “Crash Diet”

\m/

Anti-Control on January 21, 2014 at 5:05 AM

did it say anywhere who is bombing whom?..
you just never know with this part of the world

going2mars on January 21, 2014 at 4:42

The Middle East, explained in one (sort of terrifying) chart

The chart is a spin-off of the most amazing letter to the editor ever written, which appeared in Thursday’s Financial Times. It also explained the entire Middle East, in a few short sentences. Here they are:

Sir, Iran is backing Assad. Gulf states are against Assad!
Assad is against Muslim Brotherhood. Muslim Brotherhood and Obama are against General Sisi.
But Gulf states are pro-Sisi! Which means they are against Muslim Brotherhood!
Iran is pro-Hamas, but Hamas is backing Muslim Brotherhood!
Obama is backing Muslim Brotherhood, yet Hamas is against the U.S.!
Gulf states are pro-U.S. But Turkey is with Gulf states against Assad; yet Turkey is pro-Muslim Brotherhood against General Sisi. And General Sisi is being backed by the Gulf states!
Welcome to the Middle East and have a nice day.

kcewa on January 21, 2014 at 5:06 AM

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 4:49 AM
they better watch it or Barry will send them a harshly worded letter..

going2mars on January 21, 2014 at 4:53 AM

going2mars:Lol,…hey thought you would get a kick out of these Lights:)
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FALSE AURORAS: Lately, in communities around the Arctic Circle, people have been seeing colorful lights in the sky. Although they look like auroras, they are not. Alexander Kuznetsov photographed this apparition over Rovaniemi in the Finnish Lapland on Jan. 17th:

Light Pillars
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http://spaceweathergallery.com/indiv_upload.php?upload_id=93055

http://spaceweather.com/

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 5:08 AM

http://mypetjawa.mu.nu/

hey the boys at the Java report turned ten today….congrats guys..!!

going2mars on January 21, 2014 at 5:08 AM

Chrono-chaos: Night work ‘throws body into chaos’

kcewa on January 21, 2014 at 4:57 AM

kcewa: Terrific, NightHawks beware,..haha:)

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 5:10 AM

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 5:08 AM

prolly Cozmo testing his new ray gun…
cool pic tho…ty

going2mars on January 21, 2014 at 5:11 AM

Well,…looks like I’m gonna make the first thread,
need more tea,..BRB:)

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 5:11 AM

Beirut explosion, Jan. 21, 2014
3m
Update: 4 people killed, at least 20 wounded by suicide car bomb in Beirut, Lebanese Red Cross say – @NBCNews
end of bulletin
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Results for #Lebanon

https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Lebanon&src=hash

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 5:18 AM

William Shatner – “I Am Canadian”

Anti-Control on January 21, 2014 at 5:19 AM

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 5:08 AM

prolly Cozmo testing his new ray gun…
cool pic tho…ty

going2mars on January 21, 2014 at 5:11 AM

going2mars:Lol,.:)

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 5:26 AM

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 5:11 AM
if your referring to the first thread of the morning…im out..
I read and drew and blabbed enough today..
sleep well canopfor when you head that way..
thanks for all the news and links…
there is way more wild stuff going on than a fatman in NJ…

going2mars on January 21, 2014 at 5:31 AM

William Shatner – “I Am Canadian”

Anti-Control on January 21, 2014 at 5:19 AM

Anti-Control: One of our best exports,..that was good:)

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 5:31 AM

Wow,….a half *ssed job??!!!

YasminWaQahwa/Dima S ‏@YasminWaQahwa 1m

Half the explosives used in the stolen car in #Lebanon bombing, in a addition to a projectile (!!) didn’t go off. now removed – Al Mayadeen

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 5:32 AM

MSLSD:

NBC News ‏@NBCNews 1h

Christie in a jam: Where things stand in New Jersey’s Sandy, bridge scandals http://nbcnews.to/1f2mqIT
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Stronger than the storm?

Relief money for Hoboken isn’t the only Hurricane Sandy problem for Christie.

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is auditing $25 million that the state spent after Sandy to promote tourism and the Jersey Shore — including ads that prominently featured Christie while he was running for re-election.

A Democratic congressman, Frank Pallone, charged that the state paid $4.7 million to a marketing company that proposed including Christie in the spots, while a competing firm proposed charging $2.2 million less and leaving the governor out.

Christie’s team says such federal reviews are routine, and that the ads were “a key part in helping New Jersey get back on its feet after being struck by the worst storm in state history.”
(More….)
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http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2014/01/21/22373819-christie-in-a-jam-where-things-stand-in-new-jerseys-sandy-bridge-scandals?lite

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 5:37 AM

morning Canopfor….busy busy busy :)

cmsinaz on January 21, 2014 at 5:49 AM

morning Canopfor….busy busy busy :)

cmsinaz on January 21, 2014 at 5:49 AM

cmsinaz: Good Morning CMS,..Yup,..just putting together Chinas Navy
Muscling Linkys to AP/ED:)
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Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters 13m

China to start regular patrols from island in South China Sea http://reut.rs/1ehgt9M
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China to start regular patrols from island in South China Sea

BEIJING Tue Jan 21, 2014 5:17am EST
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Chinese naval soldiers stand guard on China’s first aircraft carrier Liaoning, as it travels towards a military base in Sanya, Hainan province, in this undated picture made available on November 30, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

(Reuters) – China will base a 5,000-tonne civilian patrol ship on one of the main islands it controls in the disputed South China Sea and begin regular patrols, an official newspaper said on Tuesday, a move likely to add fuel to territorial disputes with neighbors.

The China Ocean News, published by the State Oceanic Administration, said the ship would be based on Woody Island, which China calls Sansha city, on the Paracel Islands.

China will “gradually establish a regular patrol system on Sansha city to jointly protect the country’s maritime interests”, the report added. It will continue to build infrastructure on the island as well as a “joint platform for sharing maritime security data”, it said.

Separately, the Beijing Times newspaper said that China would build the world’s largest maritime surveillance vessel, a 10,000-tonne ship that it said would be larger than an equivalent Japanese ship, currently the world’s largest surveillance vessel.

The report did not say when the ship would enter service.

China formally approved the establishment of a military garrison in Sansha two years ago. Sansha administers the mostly uninhabited islands in the South China Sea which China claims.(More…)
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http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/21/us-china-seas-idUSBREA0K0G220140121?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews&utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter&dlvrit=992637

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 5:59 AM

Government is Closed:

Northeast US severe winter weather, Jan. 21, 2014
10m
Federal offices in the Washington, DC, area are closed today because of winter weather – @USOPM
read more on http://www.opm.gov
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Snow & Dismissal Procedures Current Status

Washington, DC, Area

Applies to: January 21, 2014
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Status: Federal Offices are Closed – Emergency and Telework-ready
Employees Must Follow Their Agency’s Policies

FEDERAL OFFICES in the Washington, DC, area are CLOSED. Emergency and telework-ready employees required to work must follow their agency’s policies, including written telework agreements.

http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/snow-dismissal-procedures/current-status/

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 6:02 AM

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 5:59 AM

nice…

cmsinaz on January 21, 2014 at 6:08 AM

Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters 3m

Embattled New Jersey Governor Christie to be sworn in for second term http://reut.rs/1ehHQQZ
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Embattled New Jersey Governor Christie to be sworn in for second term

By Edith Honan

Tue Jan 21, 2014 6:03am EST
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http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/21/us-usa-politics-christie-idUSBREA0F16P20140121?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews&utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter&dlvrit=992637

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 6:15 AM

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 5:59 AM

nice…

cmsinaz on January 21, 2014 at 6:08 AM

cmsinaz: Yup,:)

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 6:16 AM

UpDatey:

Landmine workers kidnapped in Afghanistan. January 2014
2m
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54 workers from land mine clearing agency kidnapped in Afghanistan have been released, police say – @JamiesonNBC
end of bulletin

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 6:19 AM

newsflash
the rich are getting richer and they only pay 15% in taxes
-morning joe crew repeating their mantra from the 2012 campaign…

cmsinaz on January 21, 2014 at 6:21 AM

MSLSD LIVE STREAMING OnLine:

http://www.hulkusa.com/watch-msnbc-live-streaming/

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 6:22 AM

Morning Joe
Morning Joe Verified account
@Morning_Joe

Live tweet during the show! Links to must-read op-eds and other features. Feed managed by MJ staff. Retweets not necessarily endorsements.

New York, NY · mojoe.msnbc.com

https://twitter.com/Morning_Joe
================================

Morning Joe ‏@Morning_Joe 3m

New Oxfam report: The rich get richer #morningjoe pic.twitter.com/IFawvZxRo3

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 6:24 AM

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 6:24 AM

SSDD

nothing on christie…..yet

shock

cmsinaz on January 21, 2014 at 6:29 AM

The Associated Press ‏@AP 22m

RAW VIDEO: An explosion hits a mainly-Shiite neighborhood in Beirut, Lebanon: http://apne.ws/1aGhxU5
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Raw: Explosion in Southern Beirut

Published on Jan 21, 2014
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Lebanese security officials say an explosion hit a mainly-Shiite neighborhood in Southern Beirut on Tuesday. The blast happened just a short distance from where a car bomb killed five people earlier this month. (Jan. 21)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lN2h4mRDICM&feature=youtu.be

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 6:30 AM

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 6:24 AM

SSDD

nothing on christie…..yet

shock

cmsinaz on January 21, 2014 at 6:29 AM

cmsinaz: You know its coming,..btw,….since I lost my computer,
back when,..I finally got the MSLSD Linky,..slowly re-
building up me linkys:)

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 6:35 AM

I’m no Christie fan, to say the least. But this has nothing to do with “Bridgegate,” Sandy relief, or any other factual or made-up pretext. It is about alinskying the putative GOP front runner, the future foe of Hillary or Warren.

Viator on January 21, 2014 at 6:36 AM

You East Coasters are getting Boinked:
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Al Roker ‏@alroker 11m

#Janus impacts: 84 million people watches/warnings/advisories pic.twitter.com/2rjNQzX8xi
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https://twitter.com/alroker/status/425589722212487168/photo/1/large

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 6:37 AM

newsflash
the rich are getting richer and they only pay 15% in taxes
-morning joe crew repeating their mantra from the 2012 campaign…

cmsinaz on January 21, 2014 at 6:21 AM

cmsinaz: I sent that in yesterday:)

business
22h
World’s 85 richest people have same wealth as 3.5 billion poorest, Oxfam report says – @CNBC
read more on nbcnews.com
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OXFAM REPORT SUMMARY:
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http://www.oxfam.org/sites/www.oxfam.org/files/bp-working-for-few-political-capture-economic-inequality-200114-summ-en.pdf

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 6:47 AM

Hey CMS,..they just mentioned,….Christie:0

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 6:50 AM

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 6:35 AM

good job :)

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 6:47 AM

mj must be following you :)

cmsinaz on January 21, 2014 at 6:51 AM

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 6:50 AM

yup

cmsinaz on January 21, 2014 at 6:54 AM

Good Morning, Patriots! And, Trolls.

[America] will stand steadfast with Israel in pursuit of security and a lasting peace.

– (State of the Union Address, February 12, 2013) http://wp.me/pSio7-2t6

My take: “Obama, Israel, and Iran: Iran + Nuke = Boom!”

By the way, running incessant articles about Governor Zeppelin will not make Conservatives in “Flyover Country” like him any more. There is more to this country than the Northeast Corridor.

kingsjester on January 21, 2014 at 6:54 AM

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 6:47 AM

mj must be following you :)

cmsinaz on January 21, 2014 at 6:51 AM

cmsinaz:Lol,…oh I doubt that:)

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 7:00 AM

Just out shoveling another 3 inches of global warming. Yuck.

Bitter cold returns later today. Hope OC is doing ok.

esr1951 on January 21, 2014 at 7:01 AM

– (State of the Union Address, February 12, 2013) http://wp.me/pSio7-2t6

My take: “Obama, Israel, and Iran: Iran + Nuke = Boom!”

By the way, running incessant articles about Governor Zeppelin will not make Conservatives in “Flyover Country” like him any more. There is more to this country than the Northeast Corridor.

kingsjester on January 21, 2014 at 6:54 AM

KJ: Goooooood Morning,…love that lapel pin:)

Good point on the ZeppyLin.

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 7:02 AM

Lebanon Ka-Blewy Image:

The Associated Press ‏@AP 4m

AP PHOTO: A Lebanese soldier passes next to a burned car where an explosion killed at least 2 people near Beirut: http://apne.ws/1dLQ721
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http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/photos/C/c086494d-2b6a-4cf1-9b6f-04d7092c94d3.html?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 7:04 AM

Just out shoveling another 3 inches of global warming. Yuck.

Bitter cold returns later today. Hope OC is doing ok.

esr1951 on January 21, 2014 at 7:01 AM

esr1951: Are you in the Snow AirStrike Zone??:)
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NBC News ‏@NBCNews 15m

Winter storm set to ‘go bananas’ across Northeast http://nbcnews.to/1jkj0nY pic.twitter.com/zINp0s31wJ

https://twitter.com/NBCNews/status/425596370947702784/photo/1/large

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 7:07 AM

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 7:02 AM

Good Morning, my friend! Thank you. Yeah, I thought it was pretty cool, too.

kingsjester on January 21, 2014 at 7:09 AM

Canopfor :)

Now they are focused on Christie

cmsinaz on January 21, 2014 at 7:10 AM

Morning KJ

Nice take :)

cmsinaz on January 21, 2014 at 7:13 AM

cmsinaz on January 21, 2014 at 7:13 AM

Thank you, ma’am!

kingsjester on January 21, 2014 at 7:14 AM

JihadyGoon We did:

Beirut explosion, Jan. 21, 2014
7m
Militant group Jabhat al Nusra in Lebanon tweets statement claiming responsibility for bombing attack in Beirut – @NBCNews
end of bulletin
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canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 7:15 AM

Canopfor :)

Now they are focused on Christie

cmsinaz on January 21, 2014 at 7:10 AM

cmsinaz: What a crock,…..I don’t believe that Zimmer DemFemBot:)

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 7:20 AM

Canopfor… its highlarious the mj talking heads will give this mayor the benefit of the doubt but won’t do the same for Christie…..

cmsinaz on January 21, 2014 at 7:23 AM

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 7:02 AM

Good Morning, my friend! Thank you. Yeah, I thought it was pretty cool, too.

kingsjester on January 21, 2014 at 7:09 AM

kingsjester: Back at cha,..hey IRON BEAM is coming on line:)
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Israel To Unveil Iron Beam Very-Short-Range Defense System
Published On: Sun, Jan 19th, 2014
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Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd.

http://www.rafael.co.il/Marketing/203-en/Marketing.aspx

VIDEO: (4:30)

will unveil its Iron Beam laser air-defense system at next month’s Singapore Air Show. Iron Beam is a high-energy laser based system against rockets, mortar, and airborne target attacks.

The system name ,come from the highly successful “Iron Dome” anti-rocket system, will engage projectiles whose trajectory is too small to be efficiently engaged by the Iron Dome missiles. Both systems are produced by state-owned Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd.

Iron Beam will complement the battle proven Iron Dome short-range rocket defense system by assisting in intercepting very-short-range rockets fired at Israel. “Israel Defense” reports that this will add an extra dimension to Israel’s missile defense program with Iron Beam (very short-range), Iron Dome (short-range), David’s Sling (medium-range), and the Arrow 2 and Arrow 3 (long-range).
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http://jewishbusinessnews.com/2014/01/19/israel-to-unveil-iron-beam-very-short-range-defense-system/

canopfor on January 20, 2014 at 11:17 PM

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 7:23 AM

Canopfor… its highlarious the mj talking heads will give this mayor the benefit of the doubt but won’t do the same for Christie…..

cmsinaz on January 21, 2014 at 7:23 AM

cmsinaz: Agreed,…I hope this pans out, and blows up
in the Dems faces:)

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 7:24 AM

US State of the Union address 2014
2m
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Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, will deliver the Tea Party response to the State of the Union address – @AlexPappas
see original on twitter.com
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https://twitter.com/AlexPappas

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 7:27 AM

Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters 2m

Report details ‘industrial’ killing of 11,000 in Assad jails http://reut.rs/1eiznx7
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Report details ‘industrial’ killing of 11,000 in Assad jails

By Guy Faulconbridge
LONDON Tue Jan 21, 2014 7:21am EST
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http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/21/us-syria-crisis-crimes-idUSBREA0K0NM20140121?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews&utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter&dlvrit=992637

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 7:33 AM

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 7:27 A

Do you ever sleep?

celtic warrior on January 21, 2014 at 7:34 AM

Now I can get back to listening to Bobby Hatfield.

celtic warrior on January 21, 2014 at 7:39 AM

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 7:27 A

Do you ever sleep?

celtic warrior on January 21, 2014 at 7:34 AM

celtic warrior: I do my best work at night,..yup,..couple more hours—-:0

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 7:41 AM

Now I can get back to listening to Bobby Hatfield.

celtic warrior on January 21, 2014 at 7:39 AM

celtic warrior: I got this Tee’d up:)

Pink Floyd – Pulse – Live – Full – part 1 of 2
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tV6PKfzkbeo

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 7:43 AM

2014 Sochi Olympics
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Russian authorities issue wanted posters in possible suicide attack on Olympic torch relay this week – @NBCNews
read more on nbcnews.com

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 7:47 AM

It’s funny everyone seems to think a governor can even do this. Why hasn’t anyone talked to FEMA? They are the ones with the say so when it comes to denying a project and the head of the Joint Field Office that FEMA sends in has the final word.

Rancher on January 21, 2014 at 7:47 AM

Yepper Canopfor

cmsinaz on January 21, 2014 at 7:53 AM

KJ: Goooooood Morning,…love that lapel pin:)

Good point on the ZeppyLin.

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 7:02 AM

…ditto!
BOOM!

KOOLAID2 on January 21, 2014 at 7:54 AM

Bwahahahahahaha

like watching the fingers fall off a leprosy patient

roflmmfao

donabernathy on January 21, 2014 at 7:54 AM

Captain Phillips, from MJ:

“The Retaking of MV Maersk Alabama”

On The Scene

300 Miles Off The Coast of Somalia
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http://www.cargolaw.com/2009nightmare_maersk.alaba.html

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 7:57 AM

Black Widow JiHadyGoonEttes:

Tweets All / No replies

NBC News ‏@NBCNews 1m

Sochi Olympics terrorism threat: Three more ‘black widow’ suspects identified http://nbcnews.to/1drElnj pic.twitter.com/aQlIzR3A5m

https://twitter.com/NBCNews/status/425612770961154049/photo/1/large

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 7:59 AM

Its unrelenting coverage of Christie’s troubles over the past 10 days is generating a surprising level of sympathy for the moderate Republican Garden Stater among some conservatives who have not been fans in the past.

I try hard not to confuse the need to defend a prostitute getting beaten by her pimp, with assuming I’m defending her virtue. Christie baked his own cake. Character, GOP–not just winning–matters, and that is far different from conflating the outrageous political attack on Christie by Pravda West into the right’s support of the man. I personally loath his type of bully righteousness.

Don L on January 21, 2014 at 8:24 AM

It’s funny everyone seems to think a governor can even do this. Why hasn’t anyone talked to FEMA? They are the ones with the say so when it comes to denying a project and the head of the Joint Field Office that FEMA sends in has the final word.

Rancher on January 21, 2014 at 7:47 AM

It’s cute that you think politicians are bound by concepts like “rules” and “protocol.”

gryphon202 on January 21, 2014 at 8:25 AM

canopfor: You are simply the best!

celtic warrior on January 21, 2014 at 8:34 AM

gryphon202: How you you be brotha?

celtic warrior on January 21, 2014 at 8:37 AM

canopfor: You are simply the best!

celtic warrior on January 21, 2014 at 8:34 AM

celtic warrior: I’m try’n:0

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 8:37 AM

gryphon202: How you you be brotha?

celtic warrior on January 21, 2014 at 8:37 AM

I’ve been better. Oh well.

gryphon202 on January 21, 2014 at 8:46 AM

There is more to this country than the Northeast Corridor.

kingsjester on January 21, 2014 at 6:54 AM

Based on the anecdotal interactions I have had, for some residents of the Northeast Corridor this statement is cognitively impossible for them to process in any meaningful way.

Difficultas_Est_Imperium on January 21, 2014 at 10:30 AM

Pink Floyd – Pulse – Live – Full – part 1 of 2
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tV6PKfzkbeo

canopfor on January 21, 2014 at 7:43 AM

I would have stayed awake for some Pulse..PF….great choice..!!

going2mars on January 21, 2014 at 12:55 PM

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