Quotes of the day

posted at 10:41 pm on June 24, 2014 by Allahpundit

Embattled IRS Commissioner John Koskinen weathered another round of heated questioning at a Monday night hearing where lawmakers challenged his credibility over the discovery that years’ worth of emails from ex-IRS official Lois Lerner have gone missing.

House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., who has subpoenaed a former IRS lawyer to testify at another hearing on the emails Tuesday morning, publicly tangled with Koskinen on Monday night. In one fiery exchange, Issa told him: “We have a problem with you and you have a problem with credibility.”

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Two years after activists for same-sex marriage obtained the confidential tax return and donor list of a national group opposed to redefining marriage, the Internal Revenue Service has admitted wrongdoing and agreed to settle the resulting lawsuit.

The Daily Signal has learned that, under a consent judgment today, the IRS agreed to pay $50,000 in damages to the National Organization for Marriage as a result of the unlawful release of the confidential information to a gay rights group, the Human Rights Campaign, that is NOM’s chief political rival…

Unauthorized disclosure of confidential tax information is a felony offense that can result in five years in prison, but the Department of Justice did not bring criminal charges.

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The thing about dogs eating homework is, it could actually happen. This can’t.

This is “The dog ate my hard drive, broke into another building, ate the backup of the hard drive, then broke into six other top officials’ offices and ate their hard drives also.”…

And here we come to a third major difference between the IRS’ apparent gross abuse of power and criminal coverup and Watergate: Watergate was a much bigger deal simply because the press was relentless about following up on every detail.

Today the media’s reasoning is roughly as follows: The IRS went after some conservative groups and is engaged in an illegal coverup. We also don’t like these groups, also believe they deserve special scrutiny, and also think there’s something inherently shady about conservatives (but not liberals) who try to buy political influence. If White House staff says they weren’t involved, we’ll take their word for it. Pardon us if we’d rather cover something more relevant to American lives today. Like the 82-year-old name of the football team that plays in DC.

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It’s not Commissioner Koskinen who lost the emails, he’s just on the wrong side of a bad policy that doesn’t require the IRS to be as records-conscious as the citizens it polices. But in the traditional IRS power relationship, it’s usually the subjects of its audits who feel the unfocused and overly harsh attention of a system that assumes they are guilty.

One of the big complaints I hear from voters, particularly conservative voters, is that the government exempts itself from the burdens it puts on everyday people. So members of Congress are treated differently under the Affordable Care Act than regular citizens, President Obama can decide which laws he wants to follow and which ones he doesn’t, and the IRS doesn’t have to be as circumspect as the rest of us. Sometimes there are good explanations, like the congressional “exemption” from the ACA, but since the IRS is stingy with its benefit-of-the-doubt powers, it has a high bar with the public.

Democrats mocked the elaborate displays of outrage at the hearing—always a safe thing to do—but you don’t have to share Ryan’s view that the IRS is engaged in a cover-up of a scheme to target conservatives to recognize a more universal element to Ryan’s anger. The IRS expects all of us to maintain rigid compliance, spelunk-on-demand for every receipt, and is highly skeptical of what might be garden-variety mistakes until we prove otherwise. So if the congressional system of inquiry feels a little itchy, tight, and irrational, perhaps this will be a learning opportunity or a good topic for the next pricey conference.

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Why does this matter deserve heightened scrutiny from the rest of us? Because crimes against democracy are particularly insidious. Representative government involves a type of trade. As citizens, we cede power to public officials for important purposes that require centralized power: defending the country, imposing order, collecting taxes to promote the common good. In exchange, we expect public institutions to be evenhanded and disinterested. When the stewards of power — biased judges or corrupt policemen or politically motivated IRS officials — act unfairly, it undermines trust in the whole system.

Trust in the federal government has declined dramatically since the 1960s. Some Americans now are predisposed to believe that their government — the product of their own choices, channeled by durable, admirable institutions — can’t be trusted with the collection of metadata or with the use of drones (which might be employed by the president, according to Sen. Rand Paul, to kill citizens at cafes).

I’ve often criticized such attitudes as conspiratorial and destructive. A democracy needs respected, capable public institutions. No traditional conservative, in this sense, can be anti-government. We need government to do its job, to play its role and to justify the power and resources we properly cede to it. “Respect for its authority,” said George Washington, “compliance with its laws, acquiescence in its measures, are duties enjoined by the fundamental maxims of true liberty.”

But the IRS has managed to feed anti-government sentiments by inhabiting anti-government stereotypes. It has undermined respect for authority. And it doesn’t seem even to understand the damage it has done.

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Via RCP.


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Ratso!

OmahaConservative on June 24, 2014 at 10:41 PM

Dismantle the whole thing.

crankyoldlady on June 24, 2014 at 10:42 PM

Well, in the meantime … have you apologized to Bmore and hawkdriver ?
listens2glenn on June 24, 2014 at 9:54 PM

Bmore should be apologizing to me. But I won’t hold my breath. I’ve moved on, and he appears to have cleaned up his act.

bluegill on June 24, 2014 at 9:57 PM

Is your “act” clean Bmore?

Judge_Dredd on June 24, 2014 at 10:43 PM

Nearly 2 inches of rain this evening.

crankyoldlady on June 24, 2014 at 10:43 PM

Evening All

CoffeeLover on June 24, 2014 at 10:44 PM

Nearly 2 inches of rain this evening.

crankyoldlady on June 24, 2014 at 10:43 PM

No tornadoes near you I trust?

OmahaConservative on June 24, 2014 at 10:44 PM

Evening, Coffee Lover.

crankyoldlady on June 24, 2014 at 10:44 PM

Howdy….

Doc Holliday on June 24, 2014 at 10:44 PM

Hey CL…

OmahaConservative on June 24, 2014 at 10:45 PM

Hey Doc…

OmahaConservative on June 24, 2014 at 10:45 PM

HELLO!

JugEarsButtHurt on June 24, 2014 at 10:45 PM

My butt hurts!

Judge_Dredd on June 24, 2014 at 10:46 PM

Democrats are the American party of crooks and thieves. Good evening all.

Gingotts on June 24, 2014 at 10:46 PM

Hi (0C) hi (COL) hi

(waving)

CoffeeLover on June 24, 2014 at 10:47 PM

No tornadoes near you I trust?

OmahaConservative on June 24, 2014 at 10:44 PM

It looks like there was damage or power outages somewhere but I won’t find out until the 11 news.

crankyoldlady on June 24, 2014 at 10:48 PM

[sets out “We Reserve The Right To Serve Whomever We Dang Well Please, Dammit!” signage…activates wireless drink stations and drone delivery system…sends out a Triple Whatchudrinkin to DavidK upon his arrival…send out Double Whatchudrinkin’s to everyone else…usual caveats apply…]

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 10:48 PM

Judge_Dredd on June 24, 2014 at 10:46 PM

DITTOS….I was just thinking of getting up and saw the QOTD thread was up. LOL and so I am still sitting.

CoffeeLover on June 24, 2014 at 10:49 PM

[tosses bar keys to OC, COL, CL, Judge, David, Doc and JEBH...just polished off a bottle of white zinfadel...what do I know...]

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 10:50 PM

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 10:50 PM

Don’t hand ‘em off to me, I been drinking beer all evening…

OmahaConservative on June 24, 2014 at 10:53 PM

Don’t hand ‘em off to me, I been drinking beer all evening…
OmahaConservative on June 24, 2014 at 10:53 PM

Your secret’s safe with me, OC… ;-)

Besides, I know YOU know what the “usual caveats apply” means ;-)

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 10:54 PM

WEEEEEEEE!!

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 10:55 PM

[tosses bar keys to OC, COL, CL, Judge, David, Doc and JEBH...just polished off a bottle of white zinfadel...what do I know...]

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 10:50 PM

*Pulls up a chair next to Newtie*

Hey girl…:)How ya doin’?

Doc Holliday on June 24, 2014 at 10:56 PM

Poll: 76% of Americans Believe That The IRS ‘DELIBERATELY DESTROYED’ Lois Lerner’s Emails

And, that includes – hold onto your hat – 63% of Democrats!

Resist We Much on June 24, 2014 at 10:56 PM

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 10:50 PM

hahaha! Happy Camper, Newtie?

I’m not that far behind you tonight, chick.

lineholder on June 24, 2014 at 10:57 PM

Hey girl…:)How ya doin’?
Doc Holliday on June 24, 2014 at 10:56 PM

Feeling no pain right now, Doc…the wine’s kicking in… o_O with bubbles…

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 10:57 PM

Blah blah blah Study study study! Or bonk bonk, bad kids!

Judge_Dredd on June 24, 2014 at 10:57 PM

Study study study! Or bonk bonk, bad kids!
Judge_Dredd on June 24, 2014 at 10:57 PM

I haven’t been to college in decades…maybe I should try for a degree in American History?

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 10:58 PM

I haven’t been to college in decades…maybe I should try for a degree in American History?

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 10:58 PM

Are they still teaching that?

crankyoldlady on June 24, 2014 at 10:59 PM

Are they still teaching that?
crankyoldlady on June 24, 2014 at 10:59 PM

Would be nice, wouldn’t it. I’m interested in Civil War history–my GGGrandfather fought in it. My Great-aunts married members of his regiment. I also have ancestors in FL that fought on BOTH sides of the war.

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 11:01 PM

[sets out "We Reserve The Right To Serve Whomever We Dang Well Please, Dammit!" signage...activates wireless drink stations and drone delivery system...sends out a Triple Whatchudrinkin to DavidK upon his arrival...send out Double Whatchudrinkin's to everyone else...usual caveats apply...]

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 10:48 PM

Woo Hoo! ㋡

davidk on June 24, 2014 at 11:02 PM

I hate the IRS.

KCB on June 24, 2014 at 11:02 PM

What a smidgen of corruption looks like.

oscarwilde on June 24, 2014 at 11:03 PM

I haven’t been to college in decades…maybe I should try for a degree in American History?

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 10:58 PM

You’re a nice lady! :)

Judge_Dredd on June 24, 2014 at 11:03 PM

Would be nice, wouldn’t it. I’m interested in Civil War history–my GGGrandfather fought in it. My Great-aunts married members of his regiment. I also have ancestors in FL that fought on BOTH sides of the war.

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 11:01 PM

You probably already know more than they would teach in school.

crankyoldlady on June 24, 2014 at 11:03 PM

I am looking forward to the marriage of the IRS and the Affordable Care Act. The insanity will kill me.

steveracer on June 24, 2014 at 11:04 PM

Hi CL, help me hold down Newtie so I can smooch her.

Hi Newtie, help me hold down CL so I can smooch her.

If you both do it at the same time I can smooch both of you.

Parmenides on June 24, 2014 at 11:04 PM

Poll: 76% of Americans Believe That The IRS ‘DELIBERATELY DESTROYED’ Lois Lerner’s Emails

And, that includes – hold onto your hat – 63% of Democrats!

Resist We Much on June 24, 2014 at 10:56 PM

Yeah, but the Democrats are applauding…

climbnjump on June 24, 2014 at 11:04 PM

Woo Hoo! ㋡
davidk on June 24, 2014 at 11:02 PM

*smoooooch!*

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 11:04 PM

Good ev

Bakokitty on June 24, 2014 at 11:05 PM

Feeling no pain right now, Doc…the wine’s kicking in… o_O with bubbles…

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 10:57 PM

I got started early, not feeling so good anymore, looks like it’s hangover time already… damned cheap swill…

oscarwilde on June 24, 2014 at 11:05 PM

I am looking forward to the marriage of the IRS and the Affordable Care Act. The insanity will kill me.

steveracer on June 24, 2014 at 11:04 PM

Depending on your medical history, you might not have to count on insanity. The “system” will kill you first.

climbnjump on June 24, 2014 at 11:06 PM

You probably already know more than they would teach in school.
crankyoldlady on June 24, 2014 at 11:03 PM

Many branches and twigs appear here, COL. It breaks my heart to see how war can damage a body–and there’s NO provision for PTSD, either. Some of the applications are truly heartrending.

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 11:06 PM

Obama groupie indicted.

butch on June 24, 2014 at 11:06 PM

Parmenides on June 24, 2014 at 11:04 PM

ok that made me spit out my banana and cool whip dessert. lol

CoffeeLover on June 24, 2014 at 11:06 PM

Hi CL, help me hold down Newtie so I can smooch her.
Hi Newtie, help me hold down CL so I can smooch her.
If you both do it at the same time I can smooch both of you.
Parmenides on June 24, 2014 at 11:04 PM

*smoooooch!*

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 11:07 PM

KCB on June 24, 2014 at 11:02 PM

Hey! I have something to say to you.

{Smooch} + {Smooch} + {More Smooches}

Just felt like it. Hope you don’t mind. Don’t expect me to make a habit out of it.

Man, that felt good! Anyone else want smooches?

lineholder on June 24, 2014 at 11:07 PM

Good evening everyone, I haven’t had a drink yet but my fingers are clumsy , maybe a drink is what I need. Ha ;D

Bakokitty on June 24, 2014 at 11:08 PM

Parmenides on June 24, 2014 at 11:04 PM

ok that made me spit out my banana and cool whip dessert. lol

CoffeeLover on June 24, 2014 at 11:06 PM

He definitely needs his propeller glued to his butt again…

oscarwilde on June 24, 2014 at 11:08 PM

ok that made me spit out my banana and cool whip dessert. lol
CoffeeLover on June 24, 2014 at 11:06 PM

I got the left side if’n you have the right, CL! ;-)

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 11:08 PM

lineholder on June 24, 2014 at 11:07 PM

My Goodness!

KCB on June 24, 2014 at 11:08 PM

Bakokitty on June 24, 2014 at 11:08 PM

I was thinking maybe I should take up drinking myself.

CoffeeLover on June 24, 2014 at 11:09 PM

Piker.

Judge_Dredd on June 24, 2014 at 11:09 PM

He definitely needs his propeller glued to his butt again…
oscarwilde on June 24, 2014 at 11:08 PM

I’m not too sure if’n the rest of the clientele will appreciate that arrangement, Oscar…

Maybe we should put it to a vote, but don’t be disappointed by the outcome

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 11:09 PM

oscarwilde on June 24, 2014 at 11:08 PM

that would make me laugh too :)

CoffeeLover on June 24, 2014 at 11:10 PM

I just caught hell for bringing lightning bugs in for Ratso…

OmahaConservative on June 24, 2014 at 11:10 PM

KCB on June 24, 2014 at 11:08 PM

lol

CoffeeLover on June 24, 2014 at 11:11 PM

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 11:11 PM

Wow. That posted?? 0_O

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 11:11 PM

I just caught hell for bringing lightning bugs in for Ratso…
OmahaConservative on June 24, 2014 at 11:10 PM

I can NOT belive Ratso chewed you out for that! Puddy-tat needs a hobby…

Wait…you meant Dear Mrs OC, didn’t you… o_O

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 11:13 PM

Man, that felt good! Anyone else want smooches?

lineholder on June 24, 2014 at 11:07 PM

Let me think about it…2 seconds later…Ok I’ll take one smooch for here with a bag of chips and one smooch to go.

Parmenides on June 24, 2014 at 11:13 PM

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 11:13 PM

What are they gonna’ do? eat her curtains?

OmahaConservative on June 24, 2014 at 11:13 PM

Good evening everyone, I haven’t had a drink yet but my fingers are clumsy , maybe a drink is what I need. Ha ;D
Bakokitty on June 24, 2014 at 11:08 PM

Can’t have that, Kitty!

[sending out Double Whatchudrinkin's to attendees NOT on the "Caveats" list...enters under "Tuesday Night Primary Returns"...curses fingers for typos...thankful backspace key works just fine, thank you very much...]

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 11:15 PM

Thad Cochran won in MS. Poop

CoffeeLover on June 24, 2014 at 11:15 PM

Parmenides on June 24, 2014 at 11:13 PM

Okay, here ya’ go, Greek man. One for here {smooch} and one to go {smooch} And one extra, just in case {smoooooccch}

lineholder on June 24, 2014 at 11:15 PM

Bakokitty on June 24, 2014 at 11:08 PM

I was thinking maybe I should take up drinking myself.

CoffeeLover on June 24, 2014 at 11:09 PM

Yes, I’m a lightweight on the drinks, one will do it. The way things are going I may have imbibe more and numb the dismay as our country circles the drain.

Bakokitty on June 24, 2014 at 11:15 PM

How come there are no thunder bugs? Only lightning bugs.

Parmenides on June 24, 2014 at 11:15 PM

What are they gonna’ do? eat her curtains?
OmahaConservative on June 24, 2014 at 11:13 PM

Spook her on her way to the twalet? I honestly don’t know, OC…

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 11:15 PM

I was thinking maybe I should take up drinking myself.

CoffeeLover on June 24, 2014 at 11:09 PM

Me too.

crankyoldlady on June 24, 2014 at 11:16 PM

lineholder on June 24, 2014 at 11:15 PM

Thanks. I’ll put one smooch in the freezer and defrost it tomorrow.

Parmenides on June 24, 2014 at 11:17 PM

The Daily Signal has learned that, under a consent judgment today, the IRS agreed to pay $50,000 in damages to the National Organization for Marriage as a result of the unlawful release of the confidential information to a gay rights group, the Human Rights Campaign, that is NOM’s chief political rival…

I’m sure the IRS really hates to use our tax dollars that way. /sarc

There should be people being fired or individually fined, with a prohibition of any government funds being used to pay such fines. Until accountability is instilled in government employees, average Americans face a vengeful, faceless, unrestrained, often lawless government.

bobthm3 on June 24, 2014 at 11:17 PM

How come there are no thunder bugs? Only lightning bugs.

Parmenides on June 24, 2014 at 11:15 PM

Why does sour cream have an expiration date on it? What’s it going to do? Go good?

Judge_Dredd on June 24, 2014 at 11:17 PM

Bakokitty on June 24, 2014 at 11:15 PM

I am the same on the drink and share the feelings about our country.

I’m just waiting to hear that Rangel got re-elected…ugh

CoffeeLover on June 24, 2014 at 11:17 PM

Hmmm…this Mississippi election smells…somebody needs to do some real careful statistical checking…I suspect this is due to illegal crossover votes….

Doc Holliday on June 24, 2014 at 11:17 PM

I was thinking maybe I should take up drinking myself.
CoffeeLover on June 24, 2014 at 11:09 PM

Me too.
crankyoldlady on June 24, 2014 at 11:16 PM

Me three… *hic!*

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 11:17 PM

Why does this matter deserve heightened scrutiny from the rest of us? Because crimes against democracy are particularly insidious. Representative government involves a type of trade. As citizens, we cede power to public officials for important purposes that require centralized power: defending the country, imposing order, collecting taxes to promote the common good. In exchange, we expect public institutions to be evenhanded and disinterested. When the stewards of power — biased judges or corrupt policemen or politically motivated IRS officials — act unfairly, it undermines trust in the whole system.

Civil society precedes the state, both morally and historically. Society creates order and grants the state legitimacy. If a ruler seeks absolute power, if he acts both as judge and participant in disputes, he puts himself in a state of war with his subjects and we have the right and the duty to kill such rulers and their servants. (John Locke)

VorDaj on June 24, 2014 at 11:18 PM

Hmmm…this Mississippi election smells…somebody needs to do some real careful statistical checking…I suspect this is due to illegal crossover votes….
Doc Holliday on June 24, 2014 at 11:17 PM

I would demand voter verification AND a recount, Doc…ballots located in the trunks of cars or beds of pickups don’t count…

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 11:19 PM

thunder bug

Doc Holliday on June 24, 2014 at 11:19 PM

Thad Cochran won in MS. Poop

CoffeeLover on June 24, 2014 at 11:15 PM

That is terrible, I think we need term limits on congress and certainly age limits. This old guy looks like he is getting a bit senile. Of course the repubs helped him out, I wonder how many of those Dem. voters were bussed in to vote for him?

Bakokitty on June 24, 2014 at 11:19 PM

Thanks. I’ll put one smooch in the freezer and defrost it tomorrow.

Parmenides on June 24, 2014 at 11:17 PM

Perhaps we can prevail upon Bluegill to give you smooches?

Judge_Dredd on June 24, 2014 at 11:20 PM

There should be people being fired or individually fined, with a prohibition of any government funds being used to pay such fines. Until accountability is instilled in government employees, average Americans face a vengeful, faceless, unrestrained, often lawless government.
bobthm3 on June 24, 2014 at 11:17 PM

WitHolder should not refuse to prosecute whomever is responsible.

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 11:20 PM

He definitely needs his propeller glued to his butt again…
oscarwilde on June 24, 2014 at 11:08 PM

I’m not too sure if’n the rest of the clientele will appreciate that arrangement, Oscar…

Maybe we should put it to a vote, but don’t be disappointed by the outcome

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 11:09 PM

I am a libertarian socon. He can wear it where ever he wants.

As long as he’s sociable about it.

davidk on June 24, 2014 at 11:20 PM

Thanks. I’ll put one smooch in the freezer and defrost it tomorrow.
Parmenides on June 24, 2014 at 11:17 PM

Perhaps we can prevail upon Bluegill to give you smooches?
Judge_Dredd on June 24, 2014 at 11:20 PM

Please, Judge…I only have about five cases on Listerine on hand just in case…

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 11:21 PM

How come there are no thunder bugs? Only lightning bugs.
Parmenides on June 24, 2014 at 11:15 PM

Why does sour cream have an expiration date on it? What’s it going to do? Go good?
Judge_Dredd on June 24, 2014 at 11:17 PM

[looks at bags of jumbo shrimp...scratches head...]

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 11:22 PM

Please, Judge…I only have about five cases on Listerine on hand just in case…

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 11:21 PM

From what little I know of the Greek fellow *Fat Tony voice* “he sleeps wit’ da fishes…”

Judge_Dredd on June 24, 2014 at 11:23 PM

So we were right about Hussein and his vindictive tendencies all along, huh ?
How surprised would these idiots in the media be when they find that he is a proud jihady ?

burrata on June 24, 2014 at 11:24 PM

From what little I know of the Greek fellow *Fat Tony voice* “he sleeps wit’ da fishes…”
Judge_Dredd on June 24, 2014 at 11:23 PM

[increases Listerine supply by five cases...should I take a poll regarding flavours to stock?...Tricky...]

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 11:25 PM

And why are the curtains, bedding, dishes and furniture and stuff always ‘hers’ when we get b!tched at for doing something wrong? Didn’t I help buy that stuff? She even says the TP is ‘her’ expensive good stuff when ‘my’ cat shreds it…

OmahaConservative on June 24, 2014 at 11:25 PM

I have to go to bed. I’ll catch up in the morning. Wish I could stay later.

crankyoldlady on June 24, 2014 at 11:26 PM

Can’t have that, Kitty!

[sending out Double Whatchudrinkin's to attendees NOT on the "Caveats" list...enters under "Tuesday Night Primary Returns"...curses fingers for typos...thankful backspace key works just fine, thank you very much...]

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 11:15 PM

Why thank you Newtie, good to have friends in the right places. :)

Bakokitty on June 24, 2014 at 11:26 PM

The IRS isn’t using it’s power to benefit one party over another, says the IRS head who’s given tens of thousands of dollars, always to Democrat candidates and PACS.

hawksruleva on June 24, 2014 at 11:26 PM

And why are the curtains, bedding, dishes and furniture and stuff always ‘hers’ when we get b!tched at for doing something wrong? Didn’t I help buy that stuff? She even says the TP is ‘her’ expensive good stuff when ‘my’ cat shreds it…
OmahaConservative on June 24, 2014 at 11:25 PM

Just wait until something happens to the mechanical things, OC…like the toaster, blender, twalet, car, A/C, stove, fridge…

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 11:27 PM

(¯ ∗¯ )

davidk on June 24, 2014 at 11:27 PM

G’night col. Sleep tight, darlin’

OmahaConservative on June 24, 2014 at 11:27 PM

crankyoldlady on June 24, 2014 at 11:26 PM

Niters and sleep well, COL!

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 11:28 PM

So, it looks like I’m finally getting that new grandbaby this week. Finally!!! My poor daughter has been dilated 4+ for four weeks now, and they’ve decided that if she hasn’t delivered by Thursday, they’re going to induce her.

Means another trip to SC for me! Looking forward to it!

lineholder on June 24, 2014 at 11:28 PM

Why thank you Newtie, good to have friends in the right places. :)
Bakokitty on June 24, 2014 at 11:26 PM

Always a pleasure, Kitty!

Newtie and the Beauty on June 24, 2014 at 11:28 PM

crankyoldlady on June 24, 2014 at 11:26 PM

Good night!

lineholder on June 24, 2014 at 11:29 PM

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