Quotes of the day

posted at 8:01 pm on June 29, 2014 by Allahpundit

The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee charged Sunday that President Obama is “trampling upon” the constitutional authority granted to Congress, as he defended Speaker John Boehner’s decision to file a lawsuit against the president for allegedly exceeding his authority…

“We … have the power to bring causes of action when we believe that the president of the United States is exceeding his authority and is trampling upon Article 1 of the Constitution,” [Bob] Goodlatte said. “To me, it makes a whole lot of sense to do this.”

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After a stinging defeat for the Obama administration in the Supreme Court last week, a top House Democrat on Sunday blamed Republicans for forcing the president to go around Congress over the last few years.

“These are all things that the American public wants to see, and the president’s saying to Congress, ‘If you’re not going to do your job of actually passing laws that make those things happen…I’m going to do what I can within the confines of the law to make this work,’” House Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (D-Calif.) said in a heated interview on “Fox News Sunday.”

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A former White House lawyer said Sunday that a proposed lawsuit against President Obama is nothing more than a political stunt in an election year.

“To say its frivolous is an understatement,” Kathy Ruemmler said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”…

She also said the fact that Mr. Boehner has yet to designate a specific action over which to sue demonstrates that the lawsuit is just for show.

“To come out guns blazing, but then say, ‘Well I haven’t really figured out why yet’ is a little odd,” she said. “And pretty suggestive this is just for show and opportunistic in an election year.”

***

First, we need to discuss the erosion of legislative authority within the evolving model of the federal government. There has been a dramatic shift of authority toward presidential powers and the emergence of what is essentially a fourth branch of government — a vast network of federal agencies with expanded legislative and judicial power. While the federal bureaucracy is a hallmark of the modern administrative state, it presents a fundamental change to a system of three coequal branches designed to check and balance each other. The growing authority invested in federal agencies comes from a diminished Congress, which seems to have a dramatically reduced ability to actively monitor, let alone influence, agency actions.

Second, much of the tit-for-tat politics that has alienated so many Americans is due to the fact that courts routinely refuse to review constitutional disputes because of an overly constricted view of the standing of lawmakers to sue and other procedural barriers. While there can be legitimate disagreement over how and when legislative standing should apply, current legal barriers rob the system of a key avenue for resolution of such conflicts. A modest expansion of standing would provide greater clarity to the line of constitutional separation without causing a flood of cases…

The framers believed that members of each branch of government would transcend individual political ambitions to vigorously defend the power of their institutions. Presidents have persistently expanded their authority with considerable success. Congress has been largely passive or, worse, complicit in the draining of legislative authority. Judges have adopted doctrines of avoidance that have removed the courts from important conflicts between the branches. Now is the time for members of Congress and the judiciary to affirm their oaths to “support and defend the Constitution” and to work to re-establish our delicate constitutional balance.

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The main culprits here are Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, and Ms. Pelosi, who’ve put themselves and their caucuses at the disposal of the White House. Winning political battles—sticking it to the GOP—is their priority, not constitutional balance. Mr. Reid has made himself White House gatekeeper, sitting on thorny votes, earning Congress public scorn for dysfunction. His members are meanwhile happy for Mr. Obama to pervert the law, since it saves them taking tough votes…

Yet it is probably asking too much of Senate Democrats to protest the president’s diminution of their powers when they won’t protest Mr. Reid’s. Alaska’s Mark Begich has yet to have a vote on a single one of his amendments in six years. Louisiana’s Mary Landrieu now runs the “powerful” Senate Energy Committee, but as Mr. Reid has neutered committees, she has as much luck getting a vote on the Keystone XL pipeline as she does if she were running the Senate cafeteria. The majority leader last year stripped the Senate of filibuster powers. The Obama senators cheered the dismantling of their institutional power.

Mr. Boehner’s lawsuit was put down by some as a cynical attempt to rally his midterm voters. What this misses is that the Boehner lawsuit, if successful, would reassert the rights of all members of Congress—regardless of party, position or president in power. Democrats might consider thanking him for doing their job.

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Having been supine for years in the face of these encroachments, Congress is stirring. The Republican House is preparing a novel approach to acquiring legal standing before the courts to challenge these gross executive usurpations. Nancy Pelosi, reflecting the narrowness of both her partisanship and her vision, dismisses this as a “subterfuge.”

She won’t be saying that on the day Democrats lose the White House. Then, cheered on by a suddenly inflamed media, the Democrats will no doubt express horror at such constitutional overreach.

At which point, the temptation to stick it to the Democrats will be overwhelming.

At which point, Lord give us strength.

***

More important, as a response to executive lawlessness, a lawsuit is a non sequitur. When a president is running roughshod over the law, it is not the law itself that needs vindication — it is the faithful execution of the law. What makes the law the law is its legislative enactment; it needs no judicial imprimatur to command our compliance. As Jefferson and Lincoln understood, the judicial branch is mainly there for the resolution of private disputes, not political controversies. Congress does not need a court ruling to conclude that its clear statutes have been violated. It did not, in 1974, require an advisory judicial opinion that Richard Nixon had attempted to obstruct justice and abuse the IRS in order to establish that these derelictions had occurred.

The problem we have at the moment is not a lack of certainty about what the law is; the problem is the executive’s refusal to execute the law faithfully. The federal courts are impotent to address that — as several judges who have ruled against the Obama administration over the last six years have learned. Courts have no capacity to enforce their judgments. Law enforcement is a plenary executive power, and thus any court judgment against Obama would have to be enforced by . . . Obama. That is not going to happen.

A judge’s ruling that the president is violating the law would have exactly the same practical effect as Speaker Boehner’s whining that the president is violating the law: none.

***

The actions by the court and Boehner have the potential to ­remind Obama of the duties of his office, and its limits. Both moves are predicated on the shared belief that America is a nation of laws, not of men.

My fear is that Obama is not reconciled to that tradition. When he reacts to congressional rejection of his proposals by warning that “I will not take no for an answer,” he suggests his power is unlimited. When his press secretary says that, despite the Supreme Court’s ruling, Obama will not be “scaling back” his ­appointments, the stage is set for more polarizing conflict.

How does this end? Not soon, and not well.

***

This obstruction keeps the system rigged for those at the top, and rigged against the middle class. And as long as they insist on doing it, I’ll keep taking actions on my own – like the actions I’ve taken already to attract new jobs, lift workers’ wages, and help students pay off their loans. I’ll do my job. And if it makes Republicans in Congress mad that I’m trying to help people out, they can join me, and we’ll do it together.

The point is, we could do so much more as a country – as a strong, tight-knit family – if Republicans in Congress were less interested in stacking the deck for those at the top, and more interested in growing the economy for everybody.

***

Via Newsbusters.

***

“The Constitution does not say ‘Hey if its popular, you can exceed your authority.’ It’s kind of irrelevant,” Wallace said over a razzled Beccera.

***

Via Mediaite.


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Ratso!

OmahaConservative on June 29, 2014 at 8:02 PM

Those gigantic ears bracket him perfectly.

ConstantineXI on June 29, 2014 at 8:03 PM

Why is this entire administration not in jail?

College Prof on June 29, 2014 at 8:07 PM

This all seems pretty racist to me.

Tard on June 29, 2014 at 8:09 PM

Those gigantic ears bracket him perfectly.

ConstantineXI on June 29, 2014 at 8:03 PM

I knew he was weak sauce the day he complained to MoDo about something she wrote about his his ears and was just about the time the MSM decided he would be POTUS without any investigation or cursery review of his associations.

jaywemm on June 29, 2014 at 8:11 PM

Some men aren’t looking for anything logical.

They can’t be bought, bullied, reasoned or negotiated with.

Some men just want to watch the world burn.

faraway on June 29, 2014 at 8:12 PM

Why is this entire administration not in jail?

College Prof on June 29, 2014 at 8:07 PM

Perhaps a better caption to the image with this story would have been, instead of Unilateral: Unipartisan.

ShainS on June 29, 2014 at 8:13 PM

I am glad more attention is being paid to the Obama administration’s abuses.

Also….

So glad Mexico lost in the World Cup!

#AdiosAmigos

Bwahahahahaha. Couldn’t have happened to a nicer bunch of fans.

bluegill on June 29, 2014 at 8:13 PM

Why is this entire administration not in jail?

College Prof on June 29, 2014 at 8:07 PM

Because no one has the courage to stand up and do the right thing. Obviously being called a racist or a homophobe is the wost thing that can happen to a person. So as a result, the entire country is being brought to its knees and the American Way of Life is being systematically destroyed. Not with a bang but with a whimper.

MrsGsBoyTommy on June 29, 2014 at 8:13 PM

Calling all Wenches, Rude Buffoons, loons and trolls…

OmahaConservative on June 29, 2014 at 8:13 PM

loon #1 just showed up, and I saw another one active earlier, soooo…

OmahaConservative on June 29, 2014 at 8:14 PM

a top House Democrat on Sunday blamed Republicans for forcing the president to go around Congress over the last few years.

Yeah. Those pesky elections just wrecked the whole thing. Poor poor Obama.

Judge_Dredd on June 29, 2014 at 8:14 PM

The humidity is awful tonight…

OmahaConservative on June 29, 2014 at 8:15 PM

loon #1 just showed up, and I saw another one active earlier, soooo…

OmahaConservative on June 29, 2014 at 8:14 PM

Now I’m no zoologist (animal dude) but the hagfish and the loon are hardly related. ;)

Judge_Dredd on June 29, 2014 at 8:15 PM

Bwahahahahaha. Couldn’t have happened to a nicer bunch of fans.

bluegill on June 29, 2014 at 8:13 PM

You surely are a hateful lying hag. You almost had an ally today. Maybe he isn’t as stupid as you.

cozmo on June 29, 2014 at 8:16 PM

First we allowed a known traitor with fake/fraud awards and citations to run for President.
Then we allowed a person of no morales to molest one of his young interns.
Thus we came to be so low a hate America, commie, know nothing former drug nut to be elected as the punnishment for our collectve sins.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on June 29, 2014 at 8:16 PM

Because no one has the courage to stand up and do the right thing. Obviously being called a racist or a homophobe is the wost thing that can happen to a person. So as a result, the entire country is being brought to its knees and the American Way of Life is being systematically destroyed. Not with a bang but with a whimper.

MrsGsBoyTommy on June 29, 2014 at 8:13 PM

Here was my similar conclusion to a similar question (Why aren’t Republican leaders doing anything on DeathCare) posed over four months ago:

They would rather endure the complete destruction of the country and unnecessary premature deaths of millions … than be called racists by the LSM.

ShainS on February 10, 2014 at 9:14 AM

ShainS on June 29, 2014 at 8:17 PM

OmahaConservative on June 29, 2014 at 8:14 PM

lourdes was here earlier stirring crap.

cozmo on June 29, 2014 at 8:17 PM

Now I’m no zoologist (animal dude) but the hagfish and the loon are hardly related. ;)

Judge_Dredd on June 29, 2014 at 8:15 PM

Heh…

OmahaConservative on June 29, 2014 at 8:18 PM

a top House Democrat on Sunday blamed Republicans for forcing the president to go around Congress over the last few years.

They live in their own little world.

crankyoldlady on June 29, 2014 at 8:18 PM

You surely are a hateful lying hag. You almost had an ally today. Maybe he isn’t as stupid as you.

cozmo on June 29, 2014 at 8:16 PM

I swear Cozmo I thought I was agreeing with Lourdes not Bluegill. Cut me some slack. I was smoking a crack pipe… :P

Judge_Dredd on June 29, 2014 at 8:18 PM

lourdes was here earlier stirring crap.

cozmo on June 29, 2014 at 8:17 PM

Yep, I saw that…

OmahaConservative on June 29, 2014 at 8:19 PM

Obviously being called a racist or a homophobe is the wost thing that can happen to a person.

MrsGsBoyTommy on June 29, 2014 at 8:13 PM

I no longer care if ignorant scumbag race baiters call me names. Important people know better.

cozmo on June 29, 2014 at 8:19 PM

A judge’s ruling that the president is violating the law would have exactly the same practical effect as Speaker Boehner’s whining that the president is violating the law: none.

I’m wondering if the liberals felt this way as Congress moved toward impeaching Nixon?

unclesmrgol on June 29, 2014 at 8:19 PM

Blah blah blah! It’s QOTD time!

coolrepublica on June 29, 2014 at 8:21 PM

Judge_Dredd on June 29, 2014 at 8:18 PM

It was pimplepair, or something like that.

OmahaConservative on June 29, 2014 at 8:19 PM

I wouldn’t mind if the trolls showed up tonight. The interesting trolls, that is. Most of the current ones ain’t interesting.

cozmo on June 29, 2014 at 8:22 PM

Another loon just showed…

OmahaConservative on June 29, 2014 at 8:22 PM

Speak of an idiot, and a boring idiot shows.

cozmo on June 29, 2014 at 8:22 PM

I wouldn’t mind if the trolls showed up tonight. The interesting trolls, that is. Most of the current ones ain’t interesting.

cozmo on June 29, 2014 at 8:22 PM

Ain’t that the truth…

OmahaConservative on June 29, 2014 at 8:23 PM

Ammo sales were off the charts this week end at the gun show/sale in Mesquite Texas.

Be prepared seems to be going around.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on June 29, 2014 at 8:24 PM

If we were to call for a Cinnicatus, who would he be, and would he answer?

DemetriusPhalerum on June 29, 2014 at 8:25 PM

The Ratster is really freaked by the fireworks, so I am going out for a smoke alone…

OmahaConservative on June 29, 2014 at 8:25 PM

Cinncinatus. Durn.

DemetriusPhalerum on June 29, 2014 at 8:27 PM

Ammo sales were off the charts this week end at the gun show/sale in Mesquite Texas.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on June 29, 2014 at 8:24 PM

Got some stats on that? They didn’t appear to be any more brisk than they have for the last two years. There did appear to be more inventory though.

cozmo on June 29, 2014 at 8:27 PM

OmahaConservative on June 29, 2014 at 8:14 PM

Lepomis macrochirus?

rottenrobbie on June 29, 2014 at 8:27 PM

Another loon just showed…

OmahaConservative on June 29, 2014 at 8:22 PM

Speak of an idiot, and a boring idiot shows.

cozmo on June 29, 2014 at 8:22 PM

Instead of reposting her most famous comment, here’s a condensed version of what foolsandinista would like to say to the rest of us:

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ShainS on June 29, 2014 at 8:28 PM

ShainS on June 29, 2014 at 8:28 PM

I like it.

cozmo on June 29, 2014 at 8:31 PM

DNC and NARAL in TX changing tactics.

These NARAL workers presented the “3 Ps” for communicating about abortion – “Prevention, Privacy, and Politicians.” The “next level” was their second tier strategy of engaging in a personal “values based” discussion. Attendees were told that “Prevention” was “the best one to use to find common ground” because “you can agree on comprehensive safe sex education. ‘Privacy’ does not help the abortion stigma.” When speaking to “Politicians,” they said to remind them of the barriers to access to abortion. NARAL called the 3 Ps “super safe” for effective communication.

Values based? They’re calling this “values based”? Seriously?

lineholder on June 29, 2014 at 8:31 PM

ShainS on June 29, 2014 at 8:28 PM

From what she told us before they don’t like blacks in Alabama. Surely she wouldn’t lie or make sh*t up. Right?

Judge_Dredd on June 29, 2014 at 8:31 PM

Cosmo

Got a buddy who had a booth there he ran out for the first time. Do not know what he had at the start.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on June 29, 2014 at 8:34 PM

ShainS on June 29, 2014 at 8:28 PM

Very good…

OmahaConservative on June 29, 2014 at 8:35 PM

Anyone got anything special planned for the Fourth?

lineholder on June 29, 2014 at 8:35 PM

Lepomis macrochirus?

rottenrobbie on June 29, 2014 at 8:27 PM

Yep, #1…

OmahaConservative on June 29, 2014 at 8:36 PM

Sounds like my kind of place!

Guns are carried openly by waitresses and patrons alike.

The restaurant is owned by Lauren Boebert who says: “We encourage [carrying guns], and the customers love that they can come here and express their rights. This country was founded on our freedom. People can come in carrying their gun, and they can pray over their food.”

lineholder on June 29, 2014 at 8:37 PM

Anyone got anything special planned for the Fourth?

lineholder on June 29, 2014 at 8:35 PM

BBQ, Beer, and keeping Ratso & Kitten inside. Watching fireworks, and Beer…

OmahaConservative on June 29, 2014 at 8:38 PM

Is it just me or has there been an overall dropoff in comments recently?

Judge_Dredd on June 29, 2014 at 8:40 PM

APACHEWHOKNOWS on June 29, 2014 at 8:24 PM

Same thing at every gun show in Texas.SRO crowds with money.I don’t have any guns or associate with anyone who does.If you’re smart you won’t either.

docflash on June 29, 2014 at 8:40 PM

APACHEWHOKNOWS on June 29, 2014 at 8:34 PM

Is he one of the reloaders who shows up to local shows? I prefer the guy out of Rockwall.

There have been some new venders hawking the Chinese and Russian stuff. I don’t care for either.

Most American ammunition is still way over priced. I haven’t had my stash dip too low to have to pay those prices, yet. I have been looking to take my reloading equipment out of retirement though.*

Never mind,I just remembered I don’t have any guns, or ammo, any more.

cozmo on June 29, 2014 at 8:40 PM

OmahaConservative on June 29, 2014 at 8:38 PM

Making your own BBQ? If so, got any special tips to share?

lineholder on June 29, 2014 at 8:41 PM

Judge_Dredd on June 29, 2014 at 8:40 PM

It’s dropped off. But it’s summertime. People could be on vacations and things like that.

lineholder on June 29, 2014 at 8:42 PM

I might go out and watch the fireworks this year. If I can find out when they are.

crankyoldlady on June 29, 2014 at 8:43 PM

Is it just me or has there been an overall dropoff in comments recently?

Judge_Dredd on June 29, 2014 at 8:40 PM

No, not just you…

OmahaConservative on June 29, 2014 at 8:43 PM

lineholder on June 29, 2014 at 8:35 PM

There is a special deal for members of the Cavanaugh Flight Museum.

Seats, Drinks and eats about 100 yards from where the fireworks are launched for Kaboomtown. Plus front row seats for the airshow. The cozmo family usually goes there. Though its on the third instead of the fourth.

cozmo on June 29, 2014 at 8:44 PM

Making your own BBQ? If so, got any special tips to share?

lineholder on June 29, 2014 at 8:41 PM

My special tip is drink as much beer as possible…

OmahaConservative on June 29, 2014 at 8:44 PM

The photo of Dilly-Dally-in-Chief is an apt choice.

Enterprising Republican opposition should provide examples–there are plenty– of how Obysmal’s governance and executive actions have actually harmed the middle class and rewarded his own cronies.

onlineanalyst on June 29, 2014 at 8:44 PM

People could be on vacations and things like that.

lineholder on June 29, 2014 at 8:42 PM

You might be right lienholder.

Judge_Dredd on June 29, 2014 at 8:45 PM

Judge_Dredd on June 29, 2014 at 8:40 PM

No, not just you…

OmahaConservative on June 29, 2014 at 8:43 PM

I get tired of the trolls and find other things to do.

cozmo on June 29, 2014 at 8:45 PM

You surely are a hateful lying hag.
cozmo on June 29, 2014 at 8:16 PM

And you are a little, petty, wormy man who tries to make up for his obvious lack of education and other, shall we say, shortcomings (hehe) by spewing unprovoked, nasty insults at people who don’t think much of you and aren’t afraid to say it.

Now, if you’ll all excuse me, I have things to do and places to go!

Until next time!

bluegill on June 29, 2014 at 8:47 PM

cozmo on June 29, 2014 at 8:44 PM

That sounds like a lot of fun! How long has the cozmo family had this tradition?

lineholder on June 29, 2014 at 8:47 PM

Off I go!

Judge_Dredd on June 29, 2014 at 8:47 PM

Now, if you’ll all excuse me, I have things to do and places to go!

Until next time!

bluegill on June 29, 2014 at 8:47 PM

Back to her corner to lurk…

OmahaConservative on June 29, 2014 at 8:48 PM

My special tip is drink as much beer as possible…

OmahaConservative on June 29, 2014 at 8:44 PM

ROFL. Doesn’t matter how good the BBQ is when the beer is plentiful, does it, OC?

lineholder on June 29, 2014 at 8:49 PM

In Pittsburgh we lived on a hill. We could sit on the front stoop and watch fireworks going off in other suburbs all around the skyline.

crankyoldlady on June 29, 2014 at 8:49 PM

Judge_Dredd on June 29, 2014 at 8:47 PM

Was waiting for that….lol

Barred on June 29, 2014 at 8:50 PM

More climate change threads will pull in lots of kook trolls mucho fun (on) the sun.
They known their lies are busted so they are in a total panic. Fun to rub it in.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on June 29, 2014 at 8:50 PM

O is such a A@&hole…

sorrowen on June 29, 2014 at 8:50 PM

Was waiting for that….lol

Barred on June 29, 2014 at 8:50 PM

I need to lay off of those nicotine patches. I’ve been having vivid dreams of commenting from my phone…

Judge_Dredd on June 29, 2014 at 8:51 PM

ROFL. Doesn’t matter how good the BBQ is when the beer is plentiful, does it, OC?

lineholder on June 29, 2014 at 8:49 PM

You got that right, darlin’

OmahaConservative on June 29, 2014 at 8:51 PM

lineholder on June 29, 2014 at 8:47 PM

I dunno’ 5 of the last 6 years or so. The first year I didn’t know about the CFM party at their south hangar. Kaboomtown has gotten so big, you now need to go online and get a ticket to get into the venue. It makes the list of several “nation’s best fireworks show” stories. I mostly like the planes. And being so close to the mortar tubes you can smell the gun powder.

cozmo on June 29, 2014 at 8:52 PM

Fort Pitt! That’s it!

crankyoldlady on June 29, 2014 at 8:52 PM

I’ve been having nightmares with Chris Wallace in an autoplay loop……

d1carter on June 29, 2014 at 8:53 PM

In Pittsburgh we lived on a hill. We could sit on the front stoop and watch fireworks going off in other suburbs all around the skyline.

crankyoldlady on June 29, 2014 at 8:49 PM

The best fireworks I saw as a kid were in Springdale, PA near Pittsburgh.

Brat on June 29, 2014 at 8:53 PM

Wonder how gopher girl is tonight? Hope she is feeling better…

OmahaConservative on June 29, 2014 at 8:53 PM

Bush paved the way for everything King Putt is getting away with today.

Valiant on June 29, 2014 at 8:55 PM

The Child Pharoah should be removed from office and placed in a secure padded cell.

VorDaj on June 29, 2014 at 8:55 PM

The best fireworks I saw as a kid were in Springdale, PA near Pittsburgh.

Brat on June 29, 2014 at 8:53 PM

I’m not sure exactly where that is although I’ve heard of it.

crankyoldlady on June 29, 2014 at 8:55 PM

“The Constitution does not say ‘Hey if its popular, you can exceed your authority.’ It’s kind of irrelevant,” Wallace said over a razzled Beccera.

Beccera was so bad on Fox News Sunday trying to spin and justify the Presidential overreach, that even Kirsten Powers took a clue by four to him.

Among her points – when one can’t defend or advance an argument in favor of the President’s right to do the things that are claimed to be violations of the Constitution by citing specific elements of the Constitution or the law granting the President the rights, one’s argument is vapid, specious, entirely feckless, and not worthy of any consideration.

Athos on June 29, 2014 at 8:55 PM

crankyoldlady on June 29, 2014 at 8:43 PM

Here ya’ go, COL. We’ll bring the fireworks to you, just in case.

lineholder on June 29, 2014 at 8:55 PM

In Pittsburgh we lived on a hill. We could sit on the front stoop and watch fireworks going off in other suburbs all around the skyline.

crankyoldlady on June 29, 2014 at 8:49 PM

I grew up in the ‘Burgh suburbs. What hill was your viewing spot?

onlineanalyst on June 29, 2014 at 8:55 PM

I’ve been having nightmares with Chris Wallace in an autoplay loop……

d1carter on June 29, 2014 at 8:53 PM

Me too. Isn’t that weird.

crankyoldlady on June 29, 2014 at 8:56 PM

I grew up in the ‘Burgh suburbs. What hill was your viewing spot?

onlineanalyst on June 29, 2014 at 8:55 PM

South Hills. Castle Shannon.

crankyoldlady on June 29, 2014 at 8:57 PM

How defective a site is it that both the video and the obnoxious ads play simultaneously? Seriously, this is ridiculous.

txmomof6 on June 29, 2014 at 8:57 PM

Wonder how gopher girl is tonight? Hope she is feeling better…

OmahaConservative on June 29, 2014 at 8:53 PM

She was around earlier. I’m sure she’s fine.

Judge_Dredd on June 29, 2014 at 8:57 PM

I’ve never attended a flight a show. I’ve seen a few on YouTube…like this one.

lineholder on June 29, 2014 at 9:00 PM

Bush paved the way for everything King Putt is getting away with today.

Valiant on June 29, 2014 at 8:55 PM

Get lost.

Judge_Dredd on June 29, 2014 at 9:00 PM

Here ya’ go, COL. We’ll bring the fireworks to you, just in case.

lineholder on June 29, 2014 at 8:55 PM

Amazing what these techies can do.

crankyoldlady on June 29, 2014 at 9:01 PM

South Hills. Castle Shannon.

crankyoldlady on June 29, 2014 at 8:57 PM

Pleasant Hills in the South Hills for me.

onlineanalyst on June 29, 2014 at 9:01 PM

txmomof6 on June 29, 2014 at 8:57 PM

Active X filtering can knock out the ads, but the interview video is on autoplay.

lineholder on June 29, 2014 at 9:02 PM

What better way to spend a lazy summer evening than relaxing poolside, sipping on a drink made with some freshly ground Kool-Aid powder.

Mmmm, deee-lish.

bluegill on June 29, 2014 at 9:02 PM

lineholder on June 29, 2014 at 9:00 PM

If you are even a little bit of a machine geek, you have to get to one. Videos don’t do them justice. A Rolls Royce Merlin is a beautiful sound.

My most memorable airshow was a private show, Bombcomp, Barksdale, 1994. The first daylight appearance of the B-2.

cozmo on June 29, 2014 at 9:03 PM

Where the F are all these illegals getting the money to shoot off all these fireworks?

OmahaConservative on June 29, 2014 at 9:03 PM

It’s making fun of you, KOOLAID!

Judge_Dredd on June 29, 2014 at 9:04 PM

bluegill on June 29, 2014 at 9:02 PM

Just couldn’t resist being spiteful and taking a needless, unwarranted jab, could you?

lineholder on June 29, 2014 at 9:04 PM

Pleasant Hills in the South Hills for me.

onlineanalyst on June 29, 2014 at 9:01 PM

Very pleasant.

crankyoldlady on June 29, 2014 at 9:05 PM

bluegill on June 29, 2014 at 9:02 PM

Bless your heart. You just admitted you lied when you claimed you had nothing to do with getting him banned and the gulch closed down.

You worthless troll.

cozmo on June 29, 2014 at 9:05 PM

My niece’s kids were dying their hair with koolade.

crankyoldlady on June 29, 2014 at 9:06 PM

cozmo on June 29, 2014 at 9:03 PM

I’m not a full fledged machine geek…more into hydraulics than motors and engines. But I love the power of the big engines….quite a rush to hear them roar.

lineholder on June 29, 2014 at 9:06 PM

cozmo on June 29, 2014 at 9:05 PM

Yup. What a nasty hagfish the twt is…

OmahaConservative on June 29, 2014 at 9:06 PM

txmom; you can shut them down you know?

DemetriusPhalerum on June 29, 2014 at 9:07 PM

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