Quotes of the day

posted at 10:41 pm on May 28, 2014 by Allahpundit

Liberal Democrats feel the wind is at their backs, making it all the more irksome for them that Hillary Clinton could be their presidential nominee in 2016.

For many on the left, Clinton is the woman who supported the Iraq War, ran to the right of President Obama and is associated with the Wall Street-friendly centrism espoused by her husband, former President Bill Clinton.

Progressives feel they are in a political golden age in which questions about income inequality are growing louder, anti-gay marriage laws are falling and the growing Hispanic electorate regards the GOP with skepticism. Given all that, they don’t want to be stuck with a standard-bearer they see as too centrist…

“Every candidate who thinks about running will be faced with a whole set of questions, on holding Wall Street accountable, on combatting student debt, on expanding social security,” said Ilya Sheyman, the executive director of MoveOn.Org Political Action. “Whether it’s Secretary Clinton or Sen. Warren or others, all of them are going to have to address the issues that progressives really care about.”

***

In recent weeks, Hillary Rodham Clinton has begun a calculated transition from respected diplomat to fierce advocate for the 99 percent, using a “haves versus have-nots” message to build support among progressives who are desperate for a strong voice to battle Wall Street, protect entitlement programs such as Social Security and promote income equality.

But for Mrs. Clinton, a rich, successful woman and part of one of America’s most powerful political families, there are questions about how effectively she can carry that banner if she runs for president in 2016…

“If Hillary Clinton campaigns on reforming Wall Street, jailing Wall Street bankers who broke the law, expanding Social Security benefits and investing in government jobs — and fights those fights in a way that shows her heart is in it — voters will reward her,” [Adam Green, co-founder of the increasingly powerful Progressive Change Campaign Committee] said. “If it sounds like lip service, a more genuine-sounding populist, Democrat or Republican, may capture the imagination of voters.”

***

Hillary Clinton is by her own admission months away from deciding on whether or not she will run for president. But even before any other would-be candidate can do so much as set up an exploratory committee or cook up an excuse to visit to Dubuque County Democrats Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner, Democratic officials are stumbling over themselves to announce that they support Hillary Clinton for president in 2016.

And it just so happens that many of those Democrats were the very same ones who in 2007 were among the first to breach conventional wisdom and line up behind up the little-known Illinois senator…

Political observers have various theories about what is at play here. Although no one contacted for this article would admit to being pressured to get on board early after last cycle’s betrayal, in HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton, the authors, Washington-based correspondents Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes, revealed that the Clintons kept an “enemies list” of who had not been loyal during the campaign. Clinton loyalists downplayed the significance of the document, but it has been hard to not notice that over the last six years Bill Clinton especially has vigorously campaigned on behalf of those who supported Hillary.

“They certainly know that the Clintons take note and keep score,” said Larry Sabato, a political historian at the University of Virginia. “This is not a couple that easily forgives and forgets. So this is kiss-and-make-up time for most of these people.”

***

Everyone knows about the “Ready for Hillary” Democrats — the rapidly proliferating parade of elected officials and activists getting behind Hillary Clinton’s increasingly likely 2016 presidential campaign.

But there’s also a smaller but increasingly vocal group making its presence felt lately — call it the “Wary of Hillary” Democrats. They’re not outwardly opposing a Clinton candidacy. But they are anxious about the spectacle of a Clinton juggernaut, after seeing what happened when she ran a campaign of inevitability last time…

“She is an enormously capable candidate and leader, but I do worry about the inevitability, because I think it’s off-putting to the average voter,” Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, a longtime Obama ally, told CNN earlier this month. “And I think that was an element of her campaign the last time. As an enthusiastic Democrat, I just hope that the people around her pay attention to that this time around.”

***

Burned by disappointment, many liberals want to vote with their heads, not their hearts, this time around.

And the Hillary-Industrial Complex is ready to exploit that sentiment. The HIC is the vast network of loyalists, retreads, activists, pols, hacks, fans (in and out of the press), Friends of Bill, and, of course, Friends of Hillary who want to see a Clinton restoration. They are waiting for her to run like 19th-century land speculators anticipating news that the railroad will go past their lots…

In her first campaign-style speech on the economy last week at the New America Foundation, Clinton mentioned Obama exactly once. (He’s worked hard, she said.) She referenced her husband a half-dozen times and talked at great length about how we need to return to the policies of the 1990s. (The Clintons remain convinced that the 1990s boom was a function of Bill’s expert tweaking of the dials and knobs on the master control board of the economy.) It wasn’t even subtle. No mention of the stimulus, cash-for-clunkers, Obamacare, or Dodd-Frank. As economics writer James Pethokoukis noted, “It was like Hillary was placed in suspended animation in 2008 and just recently revived to give a stump speech about the evils of the Bush tax cuts.”

Not only was there precious little talk of Obama, there was precious little talk of her four years on Obama’s once-vaunted “team of rivals.” She listed none of her major accomplishments as secretary of state, probably because she had none. (She did open with a reference to some bureaucratic reshuffling on her watch.) No serious student of foreign policy thinks our strategic standing in the world improved on Clinton’s watch as America’s chief diplomat. That alone doesn’t mean she was a terrible secretary of state — lots of people in that job tread water. But it doesn’t inspire either. Meanwhile, the most famous thing she did in that job was nothing — on the night of the Benghazi attack. She also traveled a lot, which is nice.

***

A broad array of Democrats — including Hillary Clinton’s allies — are meeting this week to hammer out a united front on national security issues, including a clear response to Republicans over the Benghazi controversy.

They see an opportunity to wrest control of a narrative that some allies fear could be damaging to Clinton if she moves ahead with a 2016 presidential campaign…

Some of the expected attendees of the briefing have been communicating over the past few weeks in calls and through an email listserv, with the goal of keeping the broad-based group informed about the news accounts of the committee’s anticipated activities.

A wide range of people are on the listserv, including people who work for groups like Media Matters, former Hillary Clinton foreign policy adviser Andrew Shapiro, former National Security Council spokesman Tommy Vietor and several current and former Hillary Clinton aides.

***

Republican praise of the Clinton era over the last several years could reverberate in the 2016 presidential race, giving the Democratic front-runner a core talking point…

On many occasions, Republicans have touted Bill Clinton’s administration as a way to bash Obama. They maintain the 42nd president negotiated in good faith, and Obama doesn’t…

“If Hillary Clinton does indeed run in 2016, one of the most powerful weapons she will have in her campaign arsenal is ‘Republicans, in their own words.’ It’s a treasure trove of sound-bites and footage that could leave Republicans kicking themselves when it is all said and done.”…

O’Connell said, “Need to distance yourself from the albatross known as Obama? Roll the tape. Want to tout your bipartisan credentials to woo independents? Roll the tape. Have to show that you’re a pragmatic problem solver? Roll the tape.”

***

Rove, however, was on to something. He exposed a Clinton weakness that has nothing to do with her brain and everything to do with her skin. It is too thin. She despises the media and trusts us not at all. This is a theme of the Auletta piece and a similar one by Glenn Thrush and Maggie Haberman of Politico. One veteran of Clinton’s campaigns put it this way to them: “Look, she hates you. Period. That’s never going to change.”

I suppose she’s entitled. The press has investigated her, pummeled her, poked into her personal life, questioned her sexual orientation, accused her of adultery, said she had thrown a White House lamp at her husband (I wonder why?) and is responsible in some fuzzy way for the four deaths at Benghazi. Presumably, her link to the VA scandal has yet to be uncovered…

What gave Rove’s speculation legs was Clinton’s penchant to roll into a defensive ball and act as if she’s hiding something. Had she a reputation for openness and candor, no one could possibly think she has suffered a grievous head injury. It was this allergic reaction to the press that hurt her so much when she lost the Democratic nomination to Barack Obama. If she runs in 2016, it will hurt her if she does not get over it.

***

Put it all together, and you start to get a picture of what a Clinton challenger might look like: probably male, moderate and anti-establishment.

Who matches that profile?

Webb, for one. He has been both a Democrat and Republican. Maybe Brian Schweitzer, the former Montana governor who mixes liberal and conservative positions and is not a fan of the Washington, D.C., establishment. A candidate like Joe Biden, who has been in Washington for over 40 years – probably not…

What should be noted is that early major Clinton endorsements also seem to be coming from the left, according to University of Stanford professor Simon Jackman‘s ideal point estimates. Of the 21 senators who have endorsed Clinton, 13 are to the left of the median Democratic senator, and only eight are to the right. The book “The Party Decides” tells us that this group holds a large sway over who gets the nomination, because they tend to represent the various interest groups within the party. Therefore, this hints at a potential challenger having more room for support on the right than the left.

***

In the 2008 battle with Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton won Latinos and the white working class overwhelmingly. She lost black voters overwhelmingly and liberal whites by a good margin. She split the unions and the Robert Rubin Democrats. Importantly, her coalition was probably large enough to win, had she run a better campaign. Obama’s victory among pledged delegates was a scant 127 out of a total of 3,424. His entire margin of victory rested upon his superior organization of low-turnout caucus states like Idaho and Maine, where Clinton’s potential coalition was probably stronger. So, assuming that Team Clinton learns the rules of its own party this time around, a would-be challenger will actually have to build a bigger coalition than Obama’s…

In the end, Clinton’s greatest advantage might be the continued political weakness of Obama. History is not on the side of the Democrats as they try to win the White House for a third consecutive term. A party has only done so once in the postwar era—in 1988, when Ronald Reagan’s job approval was in the mid-50s by Election Day. Currently, Obama’s is mired in the mid-40s. Yet Clinton has a personal reputation that might transcend Obama’s unpopularity, and she polls extremely well at the moment. So long as that continues, risk-averse Democrats of all demographic stripes might be inclined to put aside their internecine battle to prevent a Republican victory, something they all equally oppose.

***

There is tremendous momentum swirling around Mrs. Clinton that will begin to gather steam as soon as she announces her candidacy. A Hillary win would seem like a glorious victory for feminism, one of the 20th century’s greatest social movements. Remember how much difficulty 2008 GOP nominee John McCain had running against a freshman senator with a thin résumé who managed to position himself as the triumphant final act of the Civil Rights movement…

Furthermore, do not underestimate how many millions of Independent and even Republican baby-boomer women who helped sow the seeds of the feminist movement in the ‘60s and ‘70s will be cheering her on.

How does the male Republican presidential candidate maneuver around this movement? By persuading voters that an issue or personality flaw in the movement’s leader is more important than the triumph of the movement.

In the case of Hillary Clinton, that issue and personality flaw is “trust.”

This is where the gloves come off and all the past Clinton scandals of both Bill and Hillary come back to life. The campaign must come down to a simple question: “Can we trust the Clintons in the White House again?”


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I never learned to write in cursive at all. I moved schools at age 8 and countries at age 9 and missed writing altogether. I just started joining the printed letters on my own. In grade 6 in Canada, I had to write something on the blackboard and I had never mastered “s”. So my teacher sternly said “how do you write an ‘s’” and I said “like this”. She was not happy … lol … I hadn’t figured out the generic ‘you’ by that age either.

gh on May 29, 2014 at 6:29 AM

Tru dat OC

cmsinaz on May 29, 2014 at 6:30 AM

cmsinaz on May 29, 2014 at 6:21 AM

yep. andrea mitchell pointed out the failed obama policy on iraq and syria and mika, face screwed tight, had to come to her dear leaders defense.

renalin on May 29, 2014 at 6:33 AM

Cursive bishop … gotta run … I really got up to work but was taking advantage of the new toy (4G,SSD linux/win7 … old laptop used to seize up on these threads).

gh on May 29, 2014 at 6:34 AM

Kitten is in a reare loving mood. Purring and rubbing all over me. Ratso must still be in bed with lady oc or he would be wreaking havoc over this…

OmahaConservative on May 29, 2014 at 6:35 AM

Hi Renalin :)

cmsinaz on May 29, 2014 at 6:35 AM

rare

OmahaConservative on May 29, 2014 at 6:36 AM

My Iris and peonies are going by, time for the ugly day lilies I guess…

OmahaConservative on May 29, 2014 at 6:38 AM

My Iris and peonies are going by, time for the ugly day lilies I guess…

OmahaConservative on May 29, 2014 at 6:38 AM

My irisES ARE BLOOMING PROFUSELY AND THE PEOPNY IS JUST GETTING STARTED. i ACCIDENTALLY HIT CAPS LOCK AGAIN AND i’M NOT GOING TO FIX IT.

crankyoldlady on May 29, 2014 at 6:43 AM

crankyoldlady on May 29, 2014 at 6:43 AM

Ours were beautiful this year. I love old school flowers…

OmahaConservative on May 29, 2014 at 6:47 AM

Ours were beautiful this year. I love old school flowers…

OmahaConservative on May 29, 2014 at 6:47 AM

My peony is from home and I’ve been trying to get it to bloom for years. Finally it has a flower. The irises are also heirlooms from my parents’ first house.

crankyoldlady on May 29, 2014 at 6:51 AM

My col is pizzed that I am up and in the living room on my laptop drinking beer. I just caught a ration of shit…

OmahaConservative on May 29, 2014 at 6:51 AM

Good Morning, Patriots! And, Trolls.

I am calling on Congress to support a new Counterterrorism Partnerships Fund of up to $5 billion, which will allow us to train, build capacity, and facilitate partner countries on the front lines.

- President Barack Hussein Obama, 5/28/14, West Point Military Academy


My take:
Why Graduating West Point Cadets Gave Obama the Cold Shoulder

kingsjester on May 29, 2014 at 6:51 AM

My take: Why Graduating West Point Cadets Gave Obama the Cold Shoulder

kingsjester on May 29, 2014 at 6:51 AM

That probably goes without saying.

crankyoldlady on May 29, 2014 at 6:53 AM

crankyoldlady on May 29, 2014 at 6:51 AM

My Iris & peonies are all heirlooms from mom and gramps’s gardens. They were gorgeous this year…

OmahaConservative on May 29, 2014 at 6:53 AM

OmahaConservative on May 29, 2014 at 6:51 AM

ruh roh

cmsinaz on May 29, 2014 at 6:54 AM

OmahaConservative on May 29, 2014 at 6:53 AM

that is one thing I miss since moving out west…our flowers now are blooming cactus and ocotillos…we had lovely blooms earlier this year….

triple digits now….

cmsinaz on May 29, 2014 at 6:57 AM

ruh roh

cmsinaz on May 29, 2014 at 6:54 AM

I think (pray) she went back to sleep…

OmahaConservative on May 29, 2014 at 6:57 AM

cmsinaz on May 29, 2014 at 6:57 AM

I don’t really miss the desert blooms…

OmahaConservative on May 29, 2014 at 6:58 AM

Going out for a smoke. Man, these Mexicans do get up and leave for work early…

OmahaConservative on May 29, 2014 at 6:59 AM

that is one thing I miss since moving out west…our flowers now are blooming cactus and ocotillos…we had lovely blooms earlier this year….

triple digits now….

cmsinaz on May 29, 2014 at 6:57 AM

I have a cactus. It gets beautiful flowers. In the fall it lays down and flattens out and then in the spring you can see it gradually standing back up.

crankyoldlady on May 29, 2014 at 7:00 AM

kingsjester on May 29, 2014 at 6:51 AM

great take KJ

crankyoldlady on May 29, 2014 at 6:53 AM

yup

God Bless them…

cmsinaz on May 29, 2014 at 7:00 AM

Going out for a smoke. Man, these Mexicans do get up and leave for work early…

OmahaConservative on May 29, 2014 at 6:59 AM

What kind of work do they do?

crankyoldlady on May 29, 2014 at 7:02 AM

OmahaConservative on May 29, 2014 at 6:57 AM

*crossing fingers*

OmahaConservative on May 29, 2014 at 6:58 AM

they are gorgeous for a day or so…but I do miss our hostas

crankyoldlady on May 29, 2014 at 7:00 AM

nice :)

cmsinaz on May 29, 2014 at 7:04 AM

crankyoldlady on May 29, 2014 at 7:02 AM

Good morning, COL. How are you today?

lineholder on May 29, 2014 at 7:05 AM

Good morning, COL. How are you today?

lineholder on May 29, 2014 at 7:05 AM

Not bad. And you?

I hate hostas. They spread and take up room. I’m over them.

crankyoldlady on May 29, 2014 at 7:07 AM

crankyoldlady on May 29, 2014 at 7:07 AM

I’m doing well, thank you. Trying to adjust to a schedule change.

lineholder on May 29, 2014 at 7:09 AM

My take: Why Graduating West Point Cadets Gave Obama the Cold Shoulder

kingsjester on May 29, 2014 at 6:51 AM

Gee, you go through the four grueling years of West Point only to be told by your Commander-in-Chief that the military is not on the front lines of foreign affairs anymore and that instead of being warriors (like those who have come before) you will be guarding the water supply because of global warming. What’s not to love about that?

The speech was highly offensive in that it was not about the new officers and their accomplishments, it was a defense of the last five years of Obama’s half-assed approach to foreign affairs and national security. It was a lesson from the schoolmarm-in-chief about just how damned smart he has been. There were more strawmen in that speech than you can find at a Halloween hayride.

And lets not forget that one in three of those soldiers killed in Afghanistan happened on Obama’s watch.

Bottom line, the graduates at University of Texas got a far more inspirational speech from a real warrior than the cadets of West Point got from the lazy stupid shiftless bastard whose orders they had just sworn to obey. Too bad the students and faculty of West Point didn’t take a lesson from their liberal brethren at Rutgers and hold a sit-in until somebody other than Obama was the graduation speaker! ;0

Happy Nomad on May 29, 2014 at 7:10 AM

I hate hostas too. They are weeds in my opinion. The old lady has them everywhere and I want to just mow them down…

OmahaConservative on May 29, 2014 at 7:10 AM

crankyoldlady on May 29, 2014 at 7:07 AM

I see OC is on the porch. Tell him I said hello, please. Y’all have a good day!

lineholder on May 29, 2014 at 7:11 AM

I hate hostas. They spread and take up room. I’m over them.

crankyoldlady on May 29, 2014 at 7:07 AM

Mountain Laurel is worse. And don’t get me started on mint! If cockroaches are going to out-survive the human race, they will be munching on mountain laurel and mint.

Happy Nomad on May 29, 2014 at 7:13 AM

Yeah, mint is a parasite. So is oregano…

OmahaConservative on May 29, 2014 at 7:14 AM

i’ve got tons of rosemary growing out front…

cmsinaz on May 29, 2014 at 7:16 AM

I am calling on Congress to support a new Counterterrorism Partnerships Fund of up to $5 billion, which will allow us to train, build capacity, and facilitate partner countries on the front lines.
- President Barack Hussein Obama, 5/28/14, West Point Military Academy

I love this concept. The rat-eared wonder is essentially asking Congress to give him $5B that he can spread around the Muslim world as he sees fit. No oversight. No accountability. Congress would be foolish to give him such a blank check instead of forcing the lazy stupid bastard to have and spell out just what he wanted to fund instance-by-instance.

Happy Nomad on May 29, 2014 at 7:16 AM

I am considering spraying the hostas with Roundup…

OmahaConservative on May 29, 2014 at 7:17 AM

i’ve got tons of rosemary growing out front…

cmsinaz on May 29, 2014 at 7:16 AM

I had that too, in San Diego. Another parasitic weed I am allergic to…

OmahaConservative on May 29, 2014 at 7:18 AM

OmahaConservative on May 29, 2014 at 7:17 AM

:(

i miss my begonias too but mr cmsinaz does have some lovely roses in the back yard for me

cmsinaz on May 29, 2014 at 7:19 AM

OmahaConservative on May 29, 2014 at 7:18 AM

i’m not too fond of them either….i’m close to having mr cmsinaz cut them down…

cmsinaz on May 29, 2014 at 7:20 AM

One final comment for this morning.

We have serious problems right now, not the least of which is that turns out 1700 vets were not even on the official wait list at the Phoenix VA facility. That’s just one facility in the VA system. Libya is imploding to the point where Americans are being told to get out. Too many Americans are still jobless and the economy still sucks.

So what is going on at the White House this week? Mooch held a conference to rant about those evil Republicans trying to de-rail here unrealistic school lunch standards. The rat-eared wonder hosted a science fair where he had a temper tantrum when a reporter dared ask a legitimate question about Syria. And today, the bastard is going to hold a summit on head injuries in youth sports programs.

Where is the serious stuff that the administration is supposed to be doing? I wouldn’t be surprised if the filthy bastard dropped in on the finals at the National Spelling Bee tonight just to round out a decidedly unserious schedule of events.

Happy Nomad on May 29, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Only the idiots at Politico would consider doing this

The Real Origins of the Religious Right = Racism

lineholder on May 29, 2014 at 7:34 AM

cmsinaz on May 29, 2014 at 7:00 AM

Thank you, ma’am!

Happy Nomad on May 29, 2014 at 7:10 AM

Yep. They also are very aware of how Obama is treating those who have served our country so honorably.

kingsjester on May 29, 2014 at 7:36 AM

i’ve got tons of rosemary growing out front…

cmsinaz on May 29, 2014 at 7:16 AM

I like rosemary. I always have a plant in the house. It won’t grow outside here in winter.

crankyoldlady on May 29, 2014 at 7:52 AM

I am considering spraying the hostas with Roundup…

OmahaConservative on May 29, 2014 at 7:17 AM

I’ve been digging them up. You can’t give them away.

crankyoldlady on May 29, 2014 at 7:54 AM

i miss my begonias too but mr cmsinaz does have some lovely roses in the back yard for me

cmsinaz on May 29, 2014 at 7:19 AM

My rose died in the cold but it’s coming up from the bottom.

crankyoldlady on May 29, 2014 at 7:56 AM

Gee I hope not Bluegill, KoolAid2 was one of my favorite commenters. What makes you ask?
And how have you been?
hawkdriver on May 29, 2014 at 4:26 AM

Sorry, just saw your comments. I have been great!

I was wondering about that person, since I hadn’t seen them in awhile. Usually they post comments in this thread.

bluegill on May 29, 2014 at 5:23 AM

Think about this exchange for just a moment. Not hawkdrivers question, the gilled ones answer. Think about it.

Bmore on May 29, 2014 at 8:45 AM

GAME CHANGER — Signature Achievements
________________________________________

What will be HILLARY CLINTON’s Signature Achievements ?

________________________________________

Democratic Signature Achievement: Obamacare
NANCY PELOSI says:
Obamacare is AFFORDABLE, AFFORDABLE, AFFORDABLE !!!
It is written in the law: AFFORDABLE Care Act

________________________________________

HILLARY CLINTON’s likes to PRAISE
Bill Clinton’s Economic Policy achievement
— a PATTERN for her to FOLLOW.

________

One of Bill CLINTON’s Signature Achievements ?

Bill CLINTON’s AFFORDABLE Housing Crusade:
________________________________________

The Clinton-era Roots of the FINANCIAL CRISIS

http://www.aei.org/article/economics/the-clinton-era-roots-of-the-financial-crisis/

About those POLICIES that got us into This Mess

http://www.BloombergView.com/articles/2012-09-12/about-those-policies-that-got-us-into-this-mess-caroline-baum

The Brass Standard — Bill Clinton is a master politician

http://www.nationalreview.com/node/316725/print

______________________________________

Global HAWK on May 29, 2014 at 9:54 AM

No response regarding Sparky.

KCB on May 29, 2014 at 10:15 AM

No response regarding Sparky.

KCB on May 29, 2014 at 10:15 AM

Hmmm…..

Bmore on May 29, 2014 at 10:33 AM

No response regarding Sparky.

KCB on May 29, 2014 at 10:15 AM

He’s probably just gone away. Doesn’t he have someone’s address? Or doesn’t someone have his? Wouldn’t he contact them if he had been banned.

crankyoldlady on May 29, 2014 at 12:57 PM

My rose died in the cold but it’s coming up from the bottom.

crankyoldlady on May 29, 2014 at 7:56 AM

Mine died too…

OmahaConservative on May 29, 2014 at 2:39 PM

Any word on Sparky?

OmahaConservative on May 29, 2014 at 2:56 PM

Sparky was banned.

bazil9 on May 29, 2014 at 3:44 PM

Spark,
Contact Ed. You’re both reasonable men and I’m sure you can come to some agreement.

thatsafactjack on May 29, 2014 at 3:58 PM

Sparky was banned.

bazil9 on May 29, 2014 at 3:44 PM

Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh please please say it aint so ):

I will watch for more word, and if it is so, I am not coming back.

Sparkplug was the ‘Spark/le’ here at HA.

This HAS to be a mistake? This is crazy!!

LONG LIVE SPARKY!!

I am so miserable_____________________________________________>

Scrumpy on May 29, 2014 at 4:42 PM

Sparky- if you read this-

Please listen to Jackie and contact Ed.

It can probably be worked out. Please don’t leave us-we luv u!!
B9

bazil9 on May 29, 2014 at 5:06 PM

Scrumpy on May 29, 2014 at 4:42 PM

Contact J.

bazil9 on May 29, 2014 at 5:09 PM

bazil9 on May 29, 2014 at 5:09 PM

I did just a short while ago B9

I sure hope Sparky gets in touch with Ed.

It just won’t be the same ):

Scrumpy on May 29, 2014 at 5:12 PM

Scrumpy on May 29, 2014 at 5:12 PM

I know. :(
That man has given me more smiles and laughter then
I can count.

bazil9 on May 29, 2014 at 5:14 PM

bazil9 on May 29, 2014 at 5:14 PM

Absolutely!!

One of the best here for laughs and great wit!

I will be back later. Take care!! :)

Scrumpy on May 29, 2014 at 5:31 PM

Scrumpy on May 29, 2014 at 4:42 PM

You can’t leave us too…

OmahaConservative on May 29, 2014 at 5:38 PM

what??.. no sparky??… what happened??.. any link??
I really hope he listens to you ms J..
and that cooler heads will sus this out favorably …
who will make us laugh…??.. hourly, daily, weekly ??…
who will we talk wood with…
who will nip Bmores wood stash when he’s not looking??
HA is loosing its very best commentators…what gives??

going2mars on May 29, 2014 at 6:15 PM

Go to the gulch.

Schadenfreude on May 29, 2014 at 7:39 PM

Scrumpy, stay cool, pls.

Schadenfreude on May 29, 2014 at 7:46 PM

Scrumpy, email me at omahaconservative@yahoo.com please…

OmahaConservative on May 29, 2014 at 8:32 PM

Go to the gulch.

Schadenfreude on May 29, 2014 at 7:39 PM

evening,
what is “the gulch”..?
thank you in advance, kind sir..

going2mars on May 29, 2014 at 9:11 PM

going2mars on May 29, 2014 at 9:11 PM

Email me…

OmahaConservative on May 29, 2014 at 9:16 PM

The Gulch, a wonderful ‘hidey hole’ ;)

Scrumpy on May 29, 2014 at 9:23 PM

Email me…

OmahaConservative on May 29, 2014 at 9:16 PM

thank you kind sir…
your mail box should have my note…cheers..

going2mars on May 29, 2014 at 9:25 PM

The Gulch, a wonderful ‘hidey hole’ ;)

Scrumpy on May 29, 2014 at 9:23 PM

good evening Scrumpy…
ok i’ll bite… what is a “hidey hole”

>>>>goes to corner…dons the DOLT hat…sits…

going2mars on May 29, 2014 at 9:28 PM

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