Quotes of the day

posted at 8:01 pm on February 9, 2014 by Allahpundit

Investigations into whether New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had a role in causing traffic jams as political retribution could make advancing his agenda a challenge.

The Republican governor is finding some Democratic legislators are more likely to push back against his proposals and appointees because they see him as weakened by the scandal.

***

The uproar over the memo illustrates Christie’s struggles over the past month to regain his political footing amid a swirl of scandal. Until so-called “Bridgegate” erupted a month ago, he enjoyed a reputation as a politician firmly in control – of his well-honed public image, his second-term agenda in Trenton and the roadmap to the White House he intended to follow over the next three years.

The aura of authority surrounding Christie has given way to a feeling among his aides and allies that they are operating in new and unsettling territory, reacting to new twists in the scandal instead of driving events themselves…

“Assuming he is vindicated here, as I believe he will be, he could emerge from this stronger,” said GOP strategist Alex Castellanos. “If Christie’s political enemies miss, they will have inoculated him against these kinds of charges.”

But Castellanos added, “What he can’t endure is eight or 10 or 12 months of more shoes dropping, legal action, etc. If the faucet is still dripping in 2015, the party will move on.”

***

During the fall campaign, the liberal TV hero Rachel Maddow ran a stinging segment ridiculing The Star-Ledger’s endorsement of Gov. Chris Christie. How could we endorse him, she asked, when we criticized him so harshly in the same piece? Had we lost our minds?…

Yes, we knew Christie was a bully. But we didn’t know his crew was crazy enough to put people’s lives at risk in Fort Lee as a means to pressure the mayor. We didn’t know he would use Hurricane Sandy aid as a political slush fund. And we certainly didn’t know that Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer was sitting on a credible charge of extortion by Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno…

But be careful. Because if you turn your focus to the presidential race in 2016, you might wind up facing the same dilemma we did in the fall…

If one of the tea party favorites gets the Republican nomination, then the country is at risk. Because as we have just seen, one scandal can flip the board in politics. What if Hillary Clinton is the Democratic nominee, and some dark secret emerges about her tenure as secretary of state? How does President Rand Paul sound to you?

***

The fallout from the George Washington Bridge traffic debacle has opened the door for what might be the largest serious Republican presidential field in two decades. And that door is wide, wide open.

Politico Magazine asked some of the smartest and most experienced Republican operatives, pundits and even a former presidential candidate to weigh in on the suddenly unsettled field of 2016 GOP presidential aspirants. Three months ago, this conversation would have sounded like the Republican version of the Hillary chatter we’re hearing on the left today. Most of us would simply have cast Chris Christie as the inevitable nominee-in-waiting. No one can make that argument now, and the continued sell-off of Christie’s political stock has unlocked his formerly rock-solid donor base. It clearly tempts significant players to “buy the lottery ticket,” as Grover Norquist puts it.

If you ask me, Christie is almost dead but too stubborn to lie down.

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The middle ground possibility – that Christie escapes being tied to the scandal personally, but it hamstrings his second term and gets painted as some sort of pattern – is perhaps the worst possibility for people considering backing Christie nationally, as it leaves him wounded but not fatally so.

The scandal is damaging to Christie in a couple of ways. The innocent explanation, that this was an unusual event resulting from a handful of ‘bad apples,’ still calls into question his management of personnel, a problem for a candidate running mainly on being an honest, competent executive who gets stuff done. And aside from its pure pettiness and how unnecessary the whole thing was (Buono was even more doomed than George McGovern in 1972), the use of government power to punish political enemies is especially problematic in a Republican primary because it’s precisely how Obama and the Clintons operate and have for years. And with the general electorate as well: Democrats are supposed to stand for giving particular people and groups stuff they want, so voters tend to forgive them – up to a point – when they hand out goodies to friends and punish foes. Whereas the point of electing Republicans is to stand up for the general interest – such as the interest in limiting runaway government spending and regulation – so voters tend to be harsher towards Republicans who act as if they were hired to give particular people and groups stuff they want.

But even if the Bridge flap proves a minor bump in the road for Christie’s national ambitions, it nonetheless reminds us that Christie is not only not the inevitable 2016 Republican nominee, he might not even make it as far as the Iowa Caucuses. And that perception itself can become self-fulfilling: it emboldens other candidates to jump in the race, as they might not if Christie looked like a juggernaut.

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If Christie’s appointee David Wildstein is telling the truth when he claims evidence exists that proves the governor knew about the lane closures on the George Washington Bridge, and if that evidence is made public, then all the “Christie in 2016” talk is moot, because the governor will have great difficulty avoiding impeachment by the Democrat-controlled New Jersey legislature. If Wildstein is lying, Christie still has the headache of explaining why more than one of his trusted associates acted so vindictively and foolishly, and then tried to blame him.

Christie’s difficulties have caused some high-level Republican donors, bundlers, and party officials, as well as grassroots activists, to look around for a second option for 2016. No one is writing Christie off yet, but these people feel that the high stakes of the next presidential election require a backup plan. The name that is currently highest atop their list is that of Jeb Bush, former two-term governor of Florida and son and brother of presidents…

“Bush’s speeches are getting better, tighter, and more campaigny, from what I’ve noticed,” a senior Florida republican strategist says. “I still think Jeb is only a three-in-ten shot to go, but if you’re in his shoes, and Chris Christie has taken a huge hit in stock value — wouldn’t you wait and see? If Christie survives and runs, it’s a harder proposition by far, obviously.”

***

As Chris Christie’s star falls, the party is giving a second look to another brash blue-state governor who stared down unions at home: Scott Walker.

Republican strategists say no one is in a better position to get a boost from the Christie Bridgegate scandal than Walker, who stepped into the national spotlight in 2011 when he won a union-fueled recall election in Wisconsin…

“Many are looking at Walker because he has won in a blue state not through accommodation but by promoting and enacting policies consistent with conservative principles,” said Kevin Madden, a former aide to Mitt Romney during his 2012 presidential bid.

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In the strongest indication that Christie has now won friends among former enemies, the Conservative Political Action Conference that previously snubbed Christie for being too liberal has invited him to speak at this year’s gathering…

While Christie is losing support among independents who previously supported him, he’s shoring up the very voters who might have opposed him in the primary — and he didn’t even have to change his politics to do so.

And if the over-hyped allegations prove fruitless over time, who’s to say he won’t be able to win those independents right back?

The left needs to slow its roll. Lest they want to end up like the boy who cried wolf — discredited and devoured by the zealousness of their own hype — Chris Christie’s opponents should sit back, relax and let this investigation play out.

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Danceman!

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 8:01 PM

RATSO!

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:02 PM

Damn you Danceman!

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:02 PM

RATSO!

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:02 PM

I have your Ratso right here, fella.

Applehead on February 9, 2014 at 8:03 PM

I have your Ratso right here, fella.

Applehead on February 9, 2014 at 8:03 PM

You tell him, Appleface!

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 8:05 PM

Flora is in the Gulch…

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:05 PM

Fat-boy again. Big. Shocker. There…

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:07 PM

If you ask me, Christie is almost dead but too stubborn to lie down.

The pro-illegal alien amnesty Christie would be a terrible choice for the nomination.

bluegill on February 9, 2014 at 8:07 PM

How’d Danceman get here first?!?!?!?!

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 8:07 PM

Christie’s difficulties have caused some high-level Republican donors, bundlers, and party officials, as well as grassroots activists, to look around for a second option for 2016. No one is writing Christie off yet, but these people feel that the high stakes of the next presidential election require a backup plan. The name that is currently highest atop their list is that of Jeb Bush, former two-term governor of Florida and son and brother of presidents…

If Jeb is there highest atop the list then I hope he is very lonely.

RickB on February 9, 2014 at 8:08 PM

As Chris Christie’s star falls, the party is giving a second look to another brash blue-state governor who stared down unions at home: Scott Walker.

Republican strategists say no one is in a better position to get a boost from the Christie Bridgegate scandal than Walker, who stepped into the national spotlight in 2011 when he won a union-fueled recall election in Wisconsin…

“Many are looking at Walker because he has won in a blue state not through accommodation but by promoting and enacting policies consistent with conservative principles,” said Kevin Madden, a former aide to Mitt Romney during his 2012 presidential bid.

That’s a very Reaganesque way to have governed. Let’s leave “Romney” out of this.

Marcus on February 9, 2014 at 8:08 PM

How’d Danceman get here first?!?!?!?!

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 8:07 PM

Lightfootedness…

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:09 PM

Enjoy the Topic Chris

kcewa on February 9, 2014 at 8:09 PM

Where is qotd?

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 7:44 PM

Here it is…

climbnjump on February 9, 2014 at 8:10 PM

Anybody see the top of Drudge? Could be interesting.

gophergirl on February 9, 2014 at 8:11 PM

Anybody see the top of Drudge? Could be interesting.

gophergirl on February 9, 2014 at 8:11 PM

Yeah, and not in a good way…

climbnjump on February 9, 2014 at 8:12 PM

Anybody see the top of Drudge? Could be interesting.

gophergirl on February 9, 2014 at 8:11 PM

Great pic of the ol’ hagula. Thanks for pointing it out…

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:12 PM

If you ask me, Christie is almost dead but too stubborn to lie down.

Now if only he would realize it!

No Time Clock on February 9, 2014 at 8:13 PM

Lightfootedness…

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:09 PM

He’s more a clod-hopping cowboy. ;)

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 8:14 PM

Anybody see the top of Drudge? Could be interesting.

gophergirl on February 9, 2014 at 8:11 PM

That’d be sweet. But I’ll see it when I believe it.

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 8:15 PM

WOW! Good evening good peeps and peepettes!!

Jolly good show eh what!

What is this eh the Fatman reprieve revisited?

Ye Gads!

Off with his head!

Scrumpy on February 9, 2014 at 8:15 PM

If one of the tea party favorites gets the Republican nomination, then the country is at risk. Because as we have just seen, one scandal can flip the board in politics. What if Hillary Clinton is the Democratic nominee, and some dark secret emerges about her tenure as secretary of state? How does President Rand Paul sound to you?

Sounds like The Star-Ledger is skeered.

Flora Duh on February 9, 2014 at 8:16 PM

But I don’t want to talk about Christie.

crankyoldlady on February 9, 2014 at 8:16 PM

But I don’t want to talk about Christie.

crankyoldlady on February 9, 2014 at 8:16 PM

Then you’ve come to the right place.

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 8:17 PM

Off with his head!

Scrumpy on February 9, 2014 at 8:15 PM

Amen sis!

No Time Clock on February 9, 2014 at 8:17 PM

Good evening Scrumpy, et al.

fresh air on February 9, 2014 at 8:18 PM

What is this eh the Fatman reprieve revisited?

Ye Gads!

Off with his head!

Scrumpy on February 9, 2014 at 8:15 PM

Allah just trying to see if he can get 1000 posts off of the Fatman.

RickB on February 9, 2014 at 8:18 PM

If you ask me, Christie is almost dead but too stubborn to lie down.

Now if only he would realize it!

No Time Clock on February 9, 2014 at 8:13 PM

C’mon! Stay off-topic, would’ja?

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:18 PM

C’mon! Stay off-topic, would’ja?

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:18 PM

That’s the funniest thing I’ve read. This man wins the intertubes.

Applehead on February 9, 2014 at 8:19 PM

If one of the tea party favorites gets the Republican nomination, then the country is at risk. Because as we have just seen, one scandal can flip the board in politics. What if Hillary Clinton is the Democratic nominee, and some dark secret emerges about her tenure as secretary of state? How does President Rand Paul sound to you?

“Pres. Ted Cruz” sounds better.

bluegill on February 9, 2014 at 8:20 PM

Just incase you missed this ‘Gem’……….
From the Olympics thread…

Snipped….If some of you old fogeys don’t want to watch snowboarding or gymnastics and want to say things like “stoked” “sick” to make fun, then fine. But you’re not the only ones out there, and if you don’t like it then you can just stick to other events….snipped
bluegill on February 9, 2014 at 6:46 PM

stoked adjective: very excited

Full Definition of STOKED

slang: being in an enthusiastic or exhilarated state

See stoked defined for English-language learners
Examples of STOKED
He was stoked to see her.
We’re pretty stoked about the upcoming benefit concert featuring a galaxy of rock stars…

sick

1)crazy, cool, insane
2)what one is on a test day

1)man, that trick was sick yo
2)i played sick on my big bio test day

So to the illiterate BG one…

APOLOGISE To us ‘old fogeys’ if you will!!

Scrumpy on February 9, 2014 at 8:10 PM

Scrumpy on February 9, 2014 at 8:21 PM

Let us all be Gay Fat and all the time in every way!!!

VorDaj on February 9, 2014 at 8:21 PM

Applehead on February 9, 2014 at 8:19 PM

Who Are You? Who? Who?

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:21 PM

C’mon! Stay off-topic, would’ja?

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:18 PM

oops!!! My bad! I know better than that. Shame on me.

No Time Clock on February 9, 2014 at 8:22 PM

Ignore it again please…

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:22 PM

RickB on February 9, 2014 at 8:18 PM

He will if we talk about cats and chit chat in general!!

Scrumpy on February 9, 2014 at 8:22 PM

Who Are You? Who? Who?

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:21 PM

Who do you think it is?

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 8:22 PM

Ignore it again please…

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:22 PM

How fricking IRONIC!! Lmao… see above OC!

Scrumpy on February 9, 2014 at 8:23 PM

Who do you think it is?

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 8:22 PM

Danceman…

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:23 PM

Lemme guess .. AP wants us to hear from the noobs, re: Krispy.

Jus sayin.

YUM.

pambi on February 9, 2014 at 8:23 PM

Fat-boy again. Big. Shocker. There…

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:07 PM

It’s the new NIH dietary guidelines for hotgas bloggers, they just can not get too much fat in their literary diets.

VorDaj on February 9, 2014 at 8:23 PM

…Doughnut…anybody?

KOOLAID2 on February 9, 2014 at 8:23 PM

bluegill on February 9, 2014 at 8:20 PM

I’m waitin’…. (tapping fingers)….

Scrumpy on February 9, 2014 at 8:25 PM

…Doughnut…anybody?

KOOLAID2 on February 9, 2014 at 8:23 PM

I’m working on left over chips and salsa….

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 8:25 PM

Hopefully no on-topic comments or feuds tonight.
I read some of the pages of the last two QOTDs and my head was spinning.

22044 on February 9, 2014 at 8:25 PM

How fricking IRONIC!! Lmao… see above OC!

Scrumpy on February 9, 2014 at 8:23 PM

Yep, that’s what I meant. Out of sync again tonight…

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:25 PM

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:25 PM

I am an old ‘fogey’ and I know what stoked and sick means!!
Oh my just lololololololmfao!!

Scrumpy on February 9, 2014 at 8:27 PM

Hagfish (first time I ever used that nic for her) has been shitting all over the place lately and it really reeks…

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:27 PM

I need a laugh from Libfreesmom, reading all the new troll crap today has given me a massive headache and they have literally made me physically ill. ;(

BeachBum on February 9, 2014 at 8:27 PM

How does President Rand Paul sound to you?

Like the sound of Liberty, being reborn anew…

JohnGalt23 on February 9, 2014 at 8:27 PM

Its sort of funny, in a RINO way.

He who shall not be named,,,”Ted Cruz” shows up missing on all the inside the beltway list.

Take Chris Wallace and his show , Ted Cruz makes a fool of Chuck Schummer live on TV before God and every one.

No more Ted Cruz eating commie Democrats alive in a live TV debate.

No more Ted Cruz on with any RINO any where at all where Cruz could shine the fact lite on any of them.

Ted’s only mistake so far is the 300,000 H1B visas deal and that can be fixed at his events here in Texas. We will explaine it to him clearly soon enough.

They all fear the truth comming out ever.

http://www.wattsupwiththat.com

Good example of how the RINO’s , the RNC and the commie Democrats play games with U.S. to tax and spend. The RINO and the enablers will not call out this bold face crime/lie of the Climate Change fraud. They just sort of stand still and let it happen to U.S..

fight

Truth is life.

Lies kill.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on February 9, 2014 at 8:27 PM

Scrumpy on February 9, 2014 at 8:21 PM

I’m pretty much STOKED for “Walking Ded”….

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 8:27 PM

Doughnut Breadball…anybody?

KOOLAID2 on February 9, 2014 at 8:23 PM

FIFY

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 8:28 PM

How’d Danceman get here first?!?!?!?!

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 8:07 PM

The Grey Goose Express…

JohnGalt23 on February 9, 2014 at 8:28 PM

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 8:28 PM

My kitteh is ded…DED, I say!!!

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 8:28 PM

The Grey Goose Express…

JohnGalt23 on February 9, 2014 at 8:28 PM

*snort*

Don’t do that while I’m drinking!

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 8:29 PM

I’m pretty much STOKED for “Walking Ded”….

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 8:27 PM

That show is ‘sick’ Luv it!!

Scrumpy on February 9, 2014 at 8:30 PM

…Doughnut…anybody?

KOOLAID2 on February 9, 2014 at 8:23 PM

Yes, I and my anonymous friend do feel like a small snack right now so I will take a gross of them and please supersize them and deep fry them an extra few times. Oh, and please top them all off with plenty of icing. I’m not sure if I’m in the mood for vanilla or strawberry or chocolate, so please use all three and I mean on each doughnut. About an inch deep of each should be about right. I thank you and Chris Christie thanks you.

VorDaj on February 9, 2014 at 8:31 PM

fight

Truth is life.

Lies kill.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on February 9, 2014 at 8:27 PM

You got it! Wish I was in TX… Rock On!!

Scrumpy on February 9, 2014 at 8:31 PM

Truth is life.
Lies kill.
APACHEWHOKNOWS on February 9, 2014 at 8:27 PM

YUP.

pambi on February 9, 2014 at 8:32 PM

Where is twerpy?

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:33 PM

That show is ‘sick’ Luv it!!

Scrumpy on February 9, 2014 at 8:30 PM

Norman Reedus….nomnomnom….

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 8:34 PM

Who cares about Christie?

Cindy Munford on February 9, 2014 at 8:35 PM

On Topic: I don’t want Christie as my party’s nominee.

kcewa on February 9, 2014 at 8:35 PM

My kitteh is ded…DED, I say!!!

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 8:28 PM

Quiet, you! I was reading old threads with LOX!

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 8:35 PM

kcewa on February 9, 2014 at 8:35 PM

I’m kind of surprised the duke out at the Fox corral between Laura Ingraham and George will didn’t make it but I guess not enough different “journalists” weighed in.

Cindy Munford on February 9, 2014 at 8:36 PM

Quiet, you! I was reading old threads with LOX!

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 8:35 PM

Miss that old hermit…

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 8:36 PM

OT/:

Chris Christie really is OLD NEWS!

Scrumpy on February 9, 2014 at 8:36 PM

Where is twerpy?

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:33 PM

If she looks anything like a doughnut and dropped by New Jersey the news may be tragic.

VorDaj on February 9, 2014 at 8:36 PM

OT/:

Chris Christie really is OLD NEWS!

Scrumpy on February 9, 2014 at 8:36 PM

Shaddup, you. Hagfish wants to ‘discuss’ him…
/

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:36 PM

Investigations into whether New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had a role in causing traffic jams as political retribution could make advancing his agenda a challenge.

The Republican governor is finding some Democratic legislators are more likely to push back against his proposals and appointees because they see him as weakened by the scandal.

Who cares?

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on February 9, 2014 at 8:37 PM

On Topic: I don’t want Christie as my party’s nominee.

kcewa on February 9, 2014 at 8:35 PM

Anyone wishing to remain on topic is free to re-read this post all night.

kcewa on February 9, 2014 at 8:37 PM

stoked adjective: very excited

Full Definition of STOKED

I thought it had to do with stirring up the fire.

crankyoldlady on February 9, 2014 at 8:37 PM

I’m kind of surprised the duke out at the Fox corral between Laura Ingraham and George will didn’t make it but I guess not enough different “journalists” weighed in.

Cindy Munford on February 9, 2014 at 8:36 PM

I didn’t see that.

kcewa on February 9, 2014 at 8:38 PM

crankyoldlady on February 9, 2014 at 8:37 PM

Hey darlin’
Great to see ya’

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:38 PM

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:36 PM

It can go suck a rotten egg, and if it doesn’t apologise, I’ll have it’s “guts for garters” ;D

Scrumpy on February 9, 2014 at 8:39 PM

I’m kind of surprised the duke out at the Fox corral between Laura Ingraham and George will didn’t make it but I guess not enough different “journalists” weighed in.

Cindy Munford on February 9, 2014 at 8:36 PM

Damn, I missed that. Got a link? LI is a fave of mine…

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:40 PM

I thought it had to do with stirring up the fire.

crankyoldlady on February 9, 2014 at 8:37 PM

Not in todays slang vernacular!! See!

You can learn somthing on off topic QOTD!! ;D

Scrumpy on February 9, 2014 at 8:40 PM

By the way, anybody else remember Liam? He probably left HG but he wasn’t banned, was he?

22044 on February 9, 2014 at 8:41 PM

Scrumpy on February 9, 2014 at 8:39 PM

LOLZ! :-)

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:42 PM

I’d like to see Laura Ingraham take Bill O’s show. Alas, never gonna happen…

22044 on February 9, 2014 at 8:42 PM

What ever happened to Geochelone?

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 8:42 PM

I have to go out for a smoke, BBL…

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:42 PM

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:40 PM

Sorry no link, but watched it live .. purdy good.
Fox News Sunday.

pambi on February 9, 2014 at 8:42 PM

I have to go out for a smoke, BBL…

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:42 PM

Take Ratso!

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 8:42 PM

22044 on February 9, 2014 at 8:41 PM

I remember Liam, don’t think Liam was banned, just sort off floated off into the ether/void/cyber space…

Scrumpy on February 9, 2014 at 8:42 PM

By the way, anybody else remember Liam? He probably left HG but he wasn’t banned, was he?

22044 on February 9, 2014 at 8:41 PM

He was in love with Lanceman’s buddy, AnninCA….

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 8:43 PM

VorDaj on February 9, 2014 at 8:31 PM

I worked in a bakery. After you’ve looked at glazed donuts all day you don’t even want to smell them ever again.

crankyoldlady on February 9, 2014 at 8:43 PM

I thought it had to do with stirring up the fire.

crankyoldlady on February 9, 2014 at 8:37 PM

February 9
The Associated Press

NEW YORK — I’m Stoked fired to the front and led all the way Sunday in the $62,000 allowance feature at Aqueduct.

“I’m Stoked” “fired to the front”… clever journalist no?

kcewa on February 9, 2014 at 8:43 PM

Sounds like The Star-Ledger is skeered.

Flora Duh on February 9, 2014 at 8:16 PM

I’m so happy you’re back :)

gophergirl on February 9, 2014 at 8:43 PM

By the way, anybody else remember Liam? He probably left HG but he wasn’t banned, was he?

22044 on February 9, 2014 at 8:41 PM

Yep, I remember. Wasn’t he in HI?

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:43 PM

Yep, I remember. Wasn’t he in HI?

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:43 PM

Hmmm. If he said he was, I missed that thread.

22044 on February 9, 2014 at 8:44 PM

I have to go out for a smoke, BBL…

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:42 PM

Dang it man! Get you some E-Cigs so you can stay in at your PC and stick with us and not have to catch up!

Oh and the added plus is: No freezing yer tush off!! ;)

Scrumpy on February 9, 2014 at 8:44 PM

He was in love with Lanceman’s buddy, AnninCA….

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 8:43 PM

Nice :)

22044 on February 9, 2014 at 8:45 PM

I’m kind of surprised the duke out at the Fox corral between Laura Ingraham and George will didn’t make it but I guess not enough different “journalists” weighed in.

Cindy Munford on February 9, 2014 at 8:36 PM

I guess neither Ingraham nor Will is fat enough to draw any interest from hotgas these fat days.

But never fear, I am here (and have been doing my homework)!

“INGRAHAM: But why have borders?

WILL: You’re arguing the zero-sum game –

INGRAHAM: No.

Just from this alone Will shows himself to be either a complete idiot or a transparent liar. Saying that wanting borders, which every country has by definition, somehow means that one is arguing a zero-sum game is about the most mind numbingly dishonest and stupid thing I have ever heard anyone ever utter unless they were in a drunken or drugged out stupor.

BTW, Mexico does not have open borders, quite the contrary in fact, so they, along with the vast majority of the other nations in the world, must, per Will, be arguing for a zero-sum game. Maybe Will would like to invade them all and Nation Build, as long as he gets to stay at home being a REMF as usual anyway. How did this man get so blisteringly bloody bugger stupid?

And please George Will before you look even more absurd than you already do, stop calling it “Immigration Reform” like we have followed you down the Rabbit Hole as everyone with a brain and a clue knows it is amnesty/rewards for Invaders

VorDaj on February 9, 2014 at 8:46 PM

Ok, peeps, this is weird .. every single time Krispy is brought up, my brain hears the masterful Newman OST for Road to Perdition.

I kid you not.
Understandable, but weird.

pambi on February 9, 2014 at 8:46 PM

Yep, I remember. Wasn’t he in HI?

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:43 PM

No, that’s Kini.

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 8:47 PM

Anybody see the top of Drudge? Could be interesting.

gophergirl on February 9, 2014 at 8:11 PM

Great pic of the ol’ hagula. Thanks for pointing it out…

OmahaConservative on February 9, 2014 at 8:12 PM

I’m not sure I want to read Hillary’s sex files. In fact I’m sure I don’t. Drudge can keep those to himself.

kcewa on February 9, 2014 at 8:47 PM

I’m not sure I want to read Hillary’s sex files. In fact I’m sure I don’t. Drudge can keep those to himself.

kcewa on February 9, 2014 at 8:47 PM

Oh, Jesus, it does say that. I don’t need mental pics of Hillary dogging Janet Reno.

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 8:49 PM

Has anyone started a poll about whether libfreesMom is Bishop’s sock?

Fenris on February 9, 2014 at 8:49 PM

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