Quotes of the day

posted at 10:11 pm on June 30, 2014 by Allahpundit

1) The government must provide religious accommodations to for-profit companies

Corporations aren’t people, but they are owned by people, and the religious beliefs of those people must be protected regardless of how those people choose to incorporate their businesses. The court ruled today that the accommodations provided to non-profit religious organizations by the Religious Freedom Restoration Act also apply to for-profit companies.

“[W]e hold that a federal regulation’s restriction on the activities of a for-profit closely held corporation must comply with [the Religious Freedom Restoration Act,” Alito wrote in the majority decision.

It’s a big win for religious liberty and against the belief that your faith no longer matters once you decide to open a business.

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Just as notable is what the Supreme Court’s ruling did not do. Women who work for the plaintiffs, Hobby Lobby, remain able to use their employer-provided insurance coverage to finance the most popular forms of contraception. They remain free to use their wages to finance the ones Hobby Lobby will not cover. They remain free to find other jobs, too, if they want employer-provided insurance coverage that includes the abortifacients to which Hobby Lobby objects. Congress remains free to enact a new law that requires employers to cover abortifacients and contraceptives and explicitly rules out any RFRA exemptions. It remains free, for that matter, to repeal RFRA altogether.

The ruling does not even make it clear whether the Little Sisters of the Poor will, in the end, remain free from the requirement that they authorize another party to provide contraceptive coverage. That question will be answered in a different case. The Court’s ruling today, in short, is an extremely limited one. It does not even restore the full scope of freedom employers had in these matters as recently as 2012. Nobody then, you may recall, was agitated over the fact that throughout the entire course of American history up to that point, their supposed “rights” to free contraceptive coverage from employers had been continuously violated.

It can be safely predicted that any change in birth rates and rates of contraceptive use based on this ruling will be undetectable. All that has changed is that employers are a little freer to refuse to engage in conduct they consider religiously objectionable. That this increase in freedom makes some people so very upset tells us more about them than about the Court’s ruling.

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The Supreme Court had already granted all kinds of other special rights and powers to corporations — including "corporate personhood" or the right for businesses to be treated as people under the law. And because corporations are people, the Court has ruled that corporate spending to influence elections is equivalent to speech and cannot be infringed. At a time when economic inequality is reaching record highs and support for big business is at an all time low, the Supreme Court has consistently seen fit to confer more and more power and privilege to already powerful and privileged corporations. At a time when we should be putting more checks and balances in place for corporate America, the Supreme Court is loosening the reigns.

Moreover, this case is a perversion of religious freedom. Our values of religious freedom and tolerance were meant to protect individuals in our nation from the tyranny of government and business. Recall that in the earliest days of American history, it was not only the King of England but the powerful East India Company out from under the mutual thumb of which American colonists were trying to crawl. Moreover, as I have written previously, freedom of religion explicitly includes not only the freedom to practice one's religion but to be free from the imposition of someone else's religion. The owners of Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood cannot be allowed to impose their religious beliefs on their employees.

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[The reaction is] instructive because it demonstrates the extent to which the Left is emotionally and ideologically committed to the power of the regulatory state. For some time, the Left has been selling the public and the courts on the notion that somehow the act of forming a corporation and opening for business operates as an effective waiver of your most basic liberties, including free speech, free exercise of religion, and virtually the entire panoply of property rights. In effect, your business is not “your” business at all, but instead all aspects of its operations exist at the whim of the state, and if the state wants to draft you into its child-killing abortion crusade — or wants to muzzle you during political campaigns – then you best salute and fall in line…

The desire to make money does not act as a waiver of constitutional or statutory rights, nor is it morally suspect, but it certainly is indispensable to a system of free enterprise that all too many on the Left view as the enemy of “social justice.” As one of my colleagues at the ACLJ stated (full disclosure: We filed seven lawsuits against the mandate, filed an amicus brief in the Hobby Lobby case, have two mandate cases before the Supreme Court now, and have filed more than a dozen amicus briefs against the mandate nationwide), “If anything rivals the Left’s passion on the abortion issue, it’s their commitment to the regulatory state.”

When a case combines elements of both issues, for the Left a loss is cataclysmic. And if much of your public “argument” depends on creating a sense of cultural inevitability, then a dramatic halt to the latest leap forward of the allegedly unstoppable sexual revolution and regulatory state is a cause for leftist weeping indeed.

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All signs Monday pointed to the fact that Democrats would rather stage a political fight over the issue than quickly resolve it for the affected women. Both the Democratic Party and the White House Twitter accounts spend much of the day rallying people to outrage on social media over the decision. “It’s time that five men on the Supreme Court stop deciding what happens to women,” tweeted Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

Legal observers say it would not be difficult for the Obama Administration to resolve the situation unilaterally. The Department of Health and Human Services has already taken unilateral executive action to ensure that women employed by religious nonprofits get contraception coverage in cases where the employer declines to pay. “There was nothing in the statute that specifically allowed them to create the exemption for non-profit organizations so I don’t see why they couldn’t extend that to for-profit corporations,” said Timothy Jost, a law professor at Washington and Lee University and an expert on the Affordable Care Act’s regulations. “I don’t know why they couldn’t do it themselves.”

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The communications director for EMILY’s List said the ruling will motivate women to cast ballots come November.

“Ninety-nine percent of women of women aged 15-44 have used birth control – this should not be controversial,” Jess McIntosh told CNN. “But conservatives in every branch of government are determined to undermine our ability to make our medical decisions on our own – just like men do. Women have decided every election in recent memory. Women were watching today, and it will absolutely be a motivating factor in November.”
Some conservative women rejected the notion that the ruling will motive female voters to support Democratic candidates come November.

Concerned Women for America, a socially conservative group, said that it preserved “religious liberty for everyone, including the women represented by the other side.”

Alison Howard, the group’s communications director, said the ruling would motivate women in a different way: “This is so affirming to those women who believe in freedom and that’s bigger than those who believe that taxpayers should fund abortion inducing drugs and contraceptives.”

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2. “President Obama believes that women should make personal health care decisions for themselves, rather than their bosses deciding for them.”

Agreed, but there was nothing in the Supreme Court’s decision that took the decision away from women and gave it to their employer. Women are still free to obtain contraceptives.

Hobby Lobby wasn’t telling its employees that they couldn’t seek those contraceptives, just that the company wouldn’t pay for them through its health insurance.

That’s not the bosses deciding women’s health care decisions, that’s the bosses deciding not to cover something that wasn’t previously a required health care service.

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There is one way that House Republicans can stay a step ahead, however. That is following the lead of Gov. Bobby Jindal, R-La., and more recently, Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Colo. (who is now running for U.S. Senate). That is, they should support a bill to allow oral contraceptives to be purchased over the counter

Philosophically, it’s consistent with limited government principles. It removes unnecessary government regulations and increases choice.

It doesn’t impose new burdens on businesses or religious institutions, nor does it require an increase in government health care spending.

And politically, it would also be beneficial to Republicans. It would make it a lot more difficult for Democrats to portray the GOP as being only interested in obstructing Democrats rather than supporting their own ideas, and harder to accuse Republicans of being broadly against access to birth control.

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The obvious solution to this dilemma is to take health insurance away from employers altogether. In a very, very limited way, the Obama administration has already done that by arranging for separate contraception coverage, via third party insurers, for churches and other truly religious organizations that object to such coverage. In principle, it could do the same here. And, over the long run, it’s easy enough to imagine a world in which employers were truly out of the health insurance business altogether—a world in which all people got health insurance directly from the government or tightly regulated insurers.

But the people and groups who oppose government’s providing insurance directly tend to be the same people who object to the contraception mandate. That’s not a coincidence. While I don’t doubt the religious objections to birth control are sincere, I do think they are masking another belief conservatives bring to this debate: As a general rule, conservatives don’t think government should be compelling them to pay for other people’s medical expenses. Voluntary insurance arrangements are fine, they say. But government shouldn’t be making them pay for other people—or for services they might not like, want, or use.

The Hobby Lobby case raises a whole bunch of important and complicated questions—about religious freedom, the definition of corporations, and so on. But fundamentally this is also a case about the responsibility each of us has for the well-being of our fellow man—and, yes, for our fellow woman.

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Via NRO.

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Via RCP.

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JONATHAN TURLEY: It’s a huge blow to the Obama administration. You know, this has been an awful ten days. They were previously found to be in violation of the Fourth Amendment and privacy. Then they were found to be in violation of the separation of powers, and now they have been found to be in violation of the First Amendment and the religion clauses. I mean, you just don’t want to get out of bed after a week like that.


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wolly4321 on June 30, 2014 at 11:32 PM

Heh. Sure you want to do that when she’s in a “all men are liars” frame of mind?

lineholder on June 30, 2014 at 11:34 PM

Whoops, wrong cozmo quote…

Doc Holliday on June 30, 2014 at 11:33 PM

You wouldn’t believe how often that happens.

cozmo on June 30, 2014 at 11:36 PM

What IS that smell ????

pambi on June 30, 2014 at 11:36 PM

I didn’t know that Wal-Mart had stores in the West Bank. Did they buy made in China prayer shawls before they were killed?

jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:34 PM

WTF?

gophergirl on June 30, 2014 at 11:36 PM

canopfor on June 30, 2014 at 11:04 PM

We’ve had a rain/storm almost daily for last couple of weeks. My ears do perk up once they start talking tropical storms, depressions, etc. This will mess up a lot of holiday events for Central and Northern FL if it develops.

CoffeeLover on June 30, 2014 at 11:06 PM

CL:Ya,..

…I heard on the radio,..it might screw up the Fourth of July
on the coast,…ughs!:)

canopfor on June 30, 2014 at 11:36 PM

wolly4321 on June 30, 2014 at 11:32 PM

No. See! ;)

Scrumpy on June 30, 2014 at 11:36 PM

I didn’t know that Wal-Mart had stores in the West Bank. Did they buy made in China prayer shawls before they were killed?

jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:34 PM

Are you serious with that crap?

hawkdriver on June 30, 2014 at 11:37 PM

didn’t know that Wal-Mart had stores in the West Bank. Did they buy made in China prayer shawls before they were killed?

jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:34 PM

Wow.

Congrats, douchebag. You’re even more of a squishy sack of shit than I previously thought.

Midas on June 30, 2014 at 11:37 PM

gophergirl on June 30, 2014 at 11:36 PM

Never mind him, gopher girl. Malice has been getting the better of him for most of the day.

lineholder on June 30, 2014 at 11:37 PM

Heh. Sure you want to do that when she’s in a “all men are liars” frame of mind?

lineholder on June 30, 2014 at 11:34 PM

Wolly is quite safe, I guarantee it!! :)

Scrumpy on June 30, 2014 at 11:37 PM

WTF?

gophergirl on June 30, 2014 at 11:36 PM

Ignore him. He is bluegills without the cuteness.

cozmo on June 30, 2014 at 11:38 PM

Cochran Campaign Manager, Staffer Busted in Illegal Vote Buying Operation http://Gotnews.com

http://gotnews.com/

https://twitter.com/ChuckCJohnson/status/483788202461777920

cat_owner on June 30, 2014 at 11:38 PM

I didn’t know that Wal-Mart had stores in the West Bank. Did they buy made in China prayer shawls before they were killed?

jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:34 PM

Just because you got your filthy, stupid azz kicked all over the site today does not give you cause to make an ugly comment like this. What in the bloody f@@k is wrong with you??

bimmcorp on June 30, 2014 at 11:39 PM

Wolly is quite safe, I guarantee it!! :)

Scrumpy on June 30, 2014 at 11:37 PM

Not doubting it in the least. ;-)

How ya’ doing, Scrumpy? Got any new poetry lately?

lineholder on June 30, 2014 at 11:39 PM

gh on June 30, 2014 at 10:33 PM

My parents own that album.

annoyinglittletwerp on June 30, 2014 at 10:41 PM

Go to Spotify. They have that song and most of the other Tom Lehrer stuff.

jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:39 PM

What IS that smell ????

pambi on June 30, 2014 at 11:36 PM

pambi:YOU RANG:0

Lynyrd Skynyrd – That Smell (lyrics)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g02WR0OZ0MA

canopfor on June 30, 2014 at 11:39 PM

Here in south-southwest suburban Chicago, absolutely awesome power of major thunderstorm system.

Jaibones on June 30, 2014 at 11:39 PM

WTF?

gophergirl on June 30, 2014 at 11:36 PM

He is the troll calling for harm to befall the Greens and Hobby Lobby all day…

OmahaConservative on June 30, 2014 at 11:39 PM

What IS that smell ????

pambi on June 30, 2014 at 11:36 PM

jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:34 PM
^^^^^*
Oh, yeah .. Sulphur !!
That’s it !!!

pambi on June 30, 2014 at 11:39 PM

jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:34 PM

WTF?

gophergirl on June 30, 2014 at 11:36 PM

The kind of crappy comment that got him banned as Jimbo3.

hawkdriver on June 30, 2014 at 11:39 PM

I didn’t know that Wal-Mart had stores in the West Bank. Did they buy made in China prayer shawls before they were killed?

jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:34 PM

WTF?

gophergirl on June 30, 2014 at 11:36 PM

WTF! GFYS jim56…

Scrumpy on June 30, 2014 at 11:39 PM

Humbling and terrible.

Jaibones on June 30, 2014 at 11:40 PM

We are basically Europe now.

That sucks.

terryannonline on June 30, 2014 at 11:40 PM

Today’s Troll of the Day award goes to jim56!

22044 on June 30, 2014 at 11:40 PM

I didn’t know that Wal-Mart had stores in the West Bank. Did they buy made in China prayer shawls before they were killed?

jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:34 PM

Just because you got your filthy, stupid azz kicked all over the site today does not give you cause to make an ugly comment like this. What in the bloody f@@k is wrong with you??

bimmcorp on June 30, 2014 at 11:39 PM

Deal with it.

jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:40 PM

Yaphet Kotto seems to have done better than any other actor from the ’70s, in maintaining his physical-fitness.

In the movie ‘Serenity‘, he seemed just as young as in ‘Live and Let Die‘.

listens2glenn on June 30, 2014 at 11:17 PM

I believe you are confusing him with an actor by the name of Chiwetel Ejiofor (’12 Years a Slave’ and more).

?

Midas on June 30, 2014 at 11:26 PM

.
Kotto? Serenity?

novaculus on June 30, 2014 at 11:30 PM

.
I stand BIG TIME corrected . . . . . I was sure that was Yaphet Kotto … ( b l u s h )

listens2glenn on June 30, 2014 at 11:41 PM

How ya’ doing, Scrumpy? Got any new poetry lately?

lineholder on June 30, 2014 at 11:39 PM

Working on some, scattered around on paper here and there…

Somthing may come of it, soon I hope!! :)

Scrumpy on June 30, 2014 at 11:41 PM

Here in south-southwest suburban Chicago, absolutely awesome power of major thunderstorm system.

Jaibones on June 30, 2014 at 11:39 PM

I saw that. You should be in the basement.

crankyoldlady on June 30, 2014 at 11:41 PM

Doobie Brothers – Listen To The Music

lineholder on June 30, 2014 at 11:41 PM

I didn’t know that Wal-Mart had stores in the West Bank. Did they buy made in China prayer shawls before they were killed?

jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:34 PM

You need to buy about 10 bottles, large size, of Listerine and drink them all down.

VorDaj on June 30, 2014 at 11:42 PM

jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:34 PM

Still butthurt, I see. Dang your meds must have expired…

22044 on June 30, 2014 at 11:42 PM

.
I stand BIG TIME corrected . . . . . I was sure that was Yaphet Kotto … ( b l u s h )

listens2glenn on June 30, 2014 at 11:41 PM

Best roll. Parker from Alien.

hawkdriver on June 30, 2014 at 11:42 PM

I didn’t know that Wal-Mart had stores in the West Bank. Did they buy made in China prayer shawls before they were killed?

jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:34 PM

jim55:

So,..you picked a Team to Support,

The Hamas Butchers League!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

canopfor on June 30, 2014 at 11:43 PM

Somthing may come of it, soon I hope!! :)

Scrumpy on June 30, 2014 at 11:41 PM

Excellent! I hope you’ll be sharing it with us when that happens.

lineholder on June 30, 2014 at 11:43 PM

The kind of crappy comment that got him banned as Jimbo3.

hawkdriver on June 30, 2014 at 11:39 PM

I just emailed AP. It needs to be banned for that vile and ugly comment…

OmahaConservative on June 30, 2014 at 11:43 PM

Best to ignore the troll.

He was hinting psychotically some threats against Hobby Lobby and the Greens on the aptly named “The Left loses their minds” thread.

viking01 on June 30, 2014 at 11:43 PM

When you get one to donate a kidney, let me know.

cozmo on June 30, 2014 at 11:24 PM

Don’t know if that was snark or not, but while I worked at one of the ‘big 3′ when it was actually 3, someone in our division needed a kidney, their last was failing. We had a blood drive, some of those with matching types volunteered further testing for tissue match (or whatever, I misremember some since it was a while back) and one person did donate a kidney. The recipient was a diabetic mother of 4 who’s husband was lost in Iraq-1.

So, while the corporation itself didn’t obviously donate a kidney, the corporation being made of people, made it possible for her to get one.

Close enough?

Diluculo on June 30, 2014 at 11:43 PM

I didn’t know that Wal-Mart had stores in the West Bank. Did they buy made in China prayer shawls before they were killed?
jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:34 PM

Wow. Ain’t you the insensitive pri…uh…penis.

Newtie and the Beauty on June 30, 2014 at 11:43 PM

majority of them are, for the most… Scrumpy on June 30, 2014 at 11:26 PM

Most women want that. It seems.

For instance,, you ask if I fart in bed. I’d say yes, but most would say no.

we all know the truth.

wolly4321 on June 30, 2014 at 11:43 PM

Today’s Troll of the Day award goes to jim56!

22044 on June 30, 2014 at 11:40 PM

Nah, any day that bluegills and lourdes show up, a lowlife like jimbo is just an “also ran”.

Deal with it.

jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:40 PM

Never mind, Jimbo has enough staying power to squeak by.

cozmo on June 30, 2014 at 11:43 PM

Deal with it.

jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:40 PM

Do you deny wishing damage/destruction upon Hobby Lobby and/or the Greens ??
Srsly ???
We need to ‘deal with it’ ??

pambi on June 30, 2014 at 11:44 PM

role …

hawkdriver on June 30, 2014 at 11:44 PM

I just emailed AP. It needs to be banned for that vile and ugly comment…

OmahaConservative on June 30, 2014 at 11:43 PM

Be careful. It could be Valery Jarret.

VorDaj on June 30, 2014 at 11:45 PM

Close enough?

Diluculo on June 30, 2014 at 11:43 PM

It’ll do, for this exercise.

cozmo on June 30, 2014 at 11:45 PM

OmahaConservative on June 30, 2014 at 11:43 PM

Good on you, and that other disgusting one from the other thread today also…

Scrumpy on June 30, 2014 at 11:46 PM

Here in south-southwest suburban Chicago, absolutely awesome power of major thunderstorm system.

Jaibones on June 30, 2014 at 11:39 PM

Western suburbs, lights keep blinking on and off. Fabulous storms going through…

Fallon on June 30, 2014 at 11:46 PM

A black reverend stiffed by the Cochran campaign has exposed an alleged criminal conspiracy by Cochran staffers to commit massive voter fraud ahead of Tuesday’s controversial U.S. Senate Republican runoff election in Mississippi.

Reverend Stevie Fielder, associate pastor at historic First Union Missionary Baptist Church and former official at Meridian’s redevelopment agency, says he delivered “hundreds or even thousands,” of blacks to the polls after being offered money and being assured by a Cochran campaign operative that Chris McDaniel was a racist. “They [the Cochran campaign] told me to offer blacks fifteen dollars each and to vote for Thad”.

http://gotnews.com/

This is HUGE. Mark Levin and others need to get Chuck on their programs.

cat_owner on June 30, 2014 at 11:46 PM

Chris McDaniel Needs Money. To donate:

Mcdaniel2014.com/donate

bw222 on June 30, 2014 at 11:46 PM

Deal with it.

jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:40 PM

Did you use your fists on your wife to vent your anger?

sentinelrules on June 30, 2014 at 11:46 PM

Deal with it.

jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:40 PM

Do you deny wishing damage/destruction upon Hobby Lobby and/or the Greens ??
Srsly ???
We need to ‘deal with it’ ??

pambi on June 30, 2014 at 11:44 PM

Good quality trolling is hard, y’all.

kim roy on June 30, 2014 at 11:47 PM

I didn’t know that Wal-Mart had stores in the West Bank. Did they buy made in China prayer shawls before they were killed?
jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:34 PM

Well, well, well…ain’t you the insensitive douche…

Newtie and the Beauty on June 30, 2014 at 11:47 PM

Ace tells it like is, over at the HQ…

An Observation About Hobby Lobby & the Left
—Ace

David French writes:

[The left's hysterical reaction is] instructive because it demonstrates the extent to which the Left is emotionally and ideologically committed to the power of the regulatory state. For some time, the Left has been selling the public and the courts on the notion that somehow the act of forming a corporation and opening for business operates as an effective waiver of your most basic liberties, including free speech, free exercise of religion, and virtually the entire panoply of property rights. In effect, your business is not “your” business at all, but instead all aspects of its operations exist at the whim of the state, and if the state wants to draft you into its child-killing abortion crusade —– or wants to muzzle you during political campaigns — then you best salute and fall in line.
It occurs to me that the Left is attempting to create a system wherein there are two different classes of citizenship, one fully possessed of its right to speak and act politically, the other whose rights in this regard are sharply curtailed.

That’s obvious, that’s not the interesting part.

Here’s the interesting part, I think: The Left, were it to have its way, would forbid anyone who is not primarily in the business of politics (or working for the government or university) from exercising their full political rights.

If you work in any other industry, your rights are substantially reduced.

Think how much this proposed rule would benefit the Left, were it fully accepted. (It is 85% accepted at the moment.)

The only people who would be permitted to speak on political issues, or at in accordance with their social/cultural/religious/political principles, would be the Political Class Itself, which is of course largely “progressive.”

Shopkeeper? Nope, you’re not a professional of the political class. Shut up. You have no right to run your business as your conscience dictates.

Baker? You’re not a professional in the political class. Shut up and bake the cake.

And so on. By choosing an economically-productive trade which is not politics, you have ceded most of your rights in the political sphere, per this line of thinking.

The people who retain their full rights are the artists, the academics, the media class, the union officials, the teachers and other civil servants, and all the various functionaries of the permanent DC lobbying/think tank class.

This seems to me to be very congruent with the Left’s conception of a cadre of people who will Do all the thinking for the rest of the country — the revolutionary vanguard — and the rest of the people who will actually generate the economic surpluses that the vanguard will then divvy up.

The Left continues to conceive of their idea of a Utopia in which some — they themselves — are the the thinkers, the plotters, the dreamers and the schemers — and everyone else is merely a doer, a revenue-generating economic unit which is expected to follow the orders issued to them by the Thinking Class.

Posted by Ace at 05:24 PM

Doc Holliday on June 30, 2014 at 11:47 PM

wolly4321 on June 30, 2014 at 11:43 PM

ROFL. Thanks for sharing that with us, wolly

lineholder on June 30, 2014 at 11:47 PM

******************** WARNING ***********************************

ALL HANDS OF THE USS HOT AIR:

Be advised that stoaways have inflitrated the decks,

rambling on anout STUPID SH*T!!

That is All,..you may resume your Battle-Commentt-(ing) Stations!!

(snark)

canopfor on June 30, 2014 at 11:47 PM

Doobie Brothers – Black Water

lineholder on June 30, 2014 at 11:48 PM

I’m going to call it a night. It was a good day except for those poor boys. RIP gentlemen.

gophergirl on June 30, 2014 at 11:48 PM

Chris McDaniel Needs Money. To donate:

Mcdaniel2014.com/donate

bw222 on June 30, 2014 at 11:46 PM

Thanks for the reminder.

cat_owner on June 30, 2014 at 11:48 PM

What an incredible fool and traitor obama is.

Schadenfreude on June 30, 2014 at 11:48 PM

canopfor on June 30, 2014 at 11:47 PM

Aw crap, and here I thought we were on the Love boat.

cozmo on June 30, 2014 at 11:48 PM

Most women want that. It seems.

For instance,, you ask if I fart in bed. I’d say yes, but most would say no.

we all know the truth.

wolly4321 on June 30, 2014 at 11:43 PM

We sure do wolly :)

Scrumpy on June 30, 2014 at 11:49 PM

Deal with it.

jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:40 PM

You know what, shltforbrains? I was one of the posters today who stood up for you when others were calling for banning your slimy, vermin infested azz. I figured spirited debate and all..we sometimes let our anger get the best of us. It’s happened to me. And it’s damned well happening again right now.

You come on here after an exhausting day of making a perfectly round, brown azz hole of yourself and you top it off with one of the most heartless, cruel and outright despicable comments I have ever read on a blog…and I have read plenty in the 15 years or so that I have been at this.

My wish for you is that you take your next vacation to the Gaza strip and hang with your peeps there. They’ll slit your fat filthy throat from ear to ear, and kick your bloody fat head around like a soccer ball.

And the world will gleefully cheer as we cry out “GGGGGGGGGOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAALLLLLLL!…

Rot in Hell you pile of rubber monkey nuts……I hope they ban your azz and I don’t give two turds and a pint of piss if they ban me right along with you.

Have a nice day…AZZ HOLE…

bimmcorp on June 30, 2014 at 11:49 PM

Deal with it.

jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:40 PM

Did you use your fists on your wife to vent your anger?

sentinelrules on June 30, 2014 at 11:46 PM

Probably so. Even if “she” is inflatable.

viking01 on June 30, 2014 at 11:50 PM

******************** WARNING ***********************************

ALL HANDS OF THE USS HOT AIR:

Be advised that stoaways have inflitrated the decks,

rambling on anout STUPID SH*T!!

That is All,..you may resume your Battle-Commentt-(ing) Stations!!

(snark)

canopfor on June 30, 2014 at 11:47 PM

Heh
Jimmy Pajama Boy didn’t get the OFA memo that they were no longer paying their trolls!

22044 on June 30, 2014 at 11:52 PM

The Left continues to conceive of their idea of a Utopia in which some — they themselves — are the the thinkers, the plotters, the dreamers and the schemers — and everyone else is merely a doer, a revenue-generating economic unit which is expected to follow the orders issued to them by the Thinking Class

Doc Holliday on June 30, 2014 at 11:47 PM

Interesting perspective. Definitely agree with the part I put in bold…they want to turn everyone outside the “chosen” into societal pack mules for economic purposes.

lineholder on June 30, 2014 at 11:52 PM

bimmcorp on June 30, 2014 at 11:49 PM

Dude, ratchet it down some. Come October, he will be one of the mild trolls. Don’t go wearing yourself out in the first inning.

cozmo on June 30, 2014 at 11:52 PM

Here in south-southwest suburban Chicago, absolutely awesome power of major thunderstorm system.

Jaibones on June 30, 2014 at 11:39 PM

Jaibones: Heres the mess,..live tracking:)

http://www.news9.com/category/167025/weather-storm-tracker

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Photo: Lightning over Lake Michigan in Chicago – @Sam_Henson44

http://instagram.com/p/p47pNGliW_/
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http://www.breakingnews.com/topic/severe-weather-in-chicago-june-20-2014/

canopfor on June 30, 2014 at 11:53 PM

Western suburbs, lights keep blinking on and off. Fabulous storms going through…

Fallon on June 30, 2014 at 11:46 PM

Wind was tremendous. Power out in Homewood and Flossmoor. Local flooding throughout region. Worst is past. Take cover in northwest Indiana.

Jaibones on June 30, 2014 at 11:53 PM

gophergirl on June 30, 2014 at 11:48 PM

Good night!

lineholder on June 30, 2014 at 11:53 PM

I didn’t know that Wal-Mart had stores in the West Bank. Did they buy made in China prayer shawls before they were killed?

jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:34 PM

Speaking of Brownshirts.

sentinelrules on June 30, 2014 at 11:53 PM

Well folks, you see the ugly side of the beautiful party of peace and love when they lose, in all of it’s glory. Jimbo3/Jim56 is a perfect example of that. For all of the liberal complaints about the way Conservatives act and talk, deep in their hearts, they know they’re really talking about themselves. Utter hate.

You want to make a joke about the deaths of 3 teenagers because you looked like an ass all day commenting, Jim?

Pathetic piece of dirt.

hawkdriver on June 30, 2014 at 11:53 PM

The Left continues to conceive of their idea of a Utopia in which some — they themselves — are the the thinkers, the plotters, the dreamers and the schemers — and everyone else is merely a doer, a revenue-generating economic unit which is expected to follow the orders issued to them by the Thinking Class.
Posted by Ace at 05:24 PM

Doc Holliday on June 30, 2014 at 11:47 PM

Thank You for posting!

Last paragraph says it all!!

Scrumpy on June 30, 2014 at 11:53 PM

jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:34 PM

I was born and raised Jewish.Even when I’m ‘Christian’ I’m Jewish.
Those boy were Jews.
Drop dead.

annoyinglittletwerp on June 30, 2014 at 11:53 PM

I’m going to call it a night. It was a good day except for those poor boys. RIP gentlemen.
gophergirl on June 30, 2014 at 11:48 PM

Niters and sleep well, GG!

And yes, may God/Yahweh accept those poor boys and send comfort and understanding to their families.

Newtie and the Beauty on June 30, 2014 at 11:53 PM

I’m going to call it a night. It was a good day except for those poor boys. RIP gentlemen.

gophergirl on June 30, 2014 at 11:48 PM
‘Nite gg. Good reminder.

22044 on June 30, 2014 at 11:53 PM

canopfor on June 30, 2014 at 11:53 PM

Thanks. Copy that, canopfor.

Jaibones on June 30, 2014 at 11:54 PM

Interesting perspective. Definitely agree with the part I put in bold…they want to turn everyone outside the “chosen” into societal pack mules for economic purposes.

lineholder on June 30, 2014 at 11:52 PM

Arbeit macht frei.
It’s what’s in style, for the left. Always has been, always will be.

Doc Holliday on June 30, 2014 at 11:54 PM

Deal with it.

jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:40 PM

Yes, piss boy. We unfortunately have to deal with your nonsense and others, as the poster’s name is at the bottom rather than top.

arnold ziffel on June 30, 2014 at 11:54 PM

Last out for me…good night to all

Doobie Brothers – Give Me The Beat

lineholder on June 30, 2014 at 11:54 PM

G’night gg…

OmahaConservative on June 30, 2014 at 11:55 PM

I didn’t know that Wal-Mart had stores in the West Bank. Did they buy made in China prayer shawls before they were killed?

jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:34 PM

The slave of HA’s boyfriend is even more of a racist, and more vile, than he is.

Schadenfreude on June 30, 2014 at 11:55 PM

I should be happy about the rulings-but instead I’m grieving over those 3 boys.

annoyinglittletwerp on June 30, 2014 at 10:21 PM
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I didn’t know that Wal-Mart had stores in the West Bank. Did they buy made in China prayer shawls before they were killed?

jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:34 PM

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Just because you got your filthy, stupid azz kicked all over the site today does not give you cause to make an ugly comment like this. What in the bloody f@@k is wrong with you??

bimmcorp on June 30, 2014 at 11:39 PM
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Deal with it.

jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:40 PM

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Still butthurt, I see. Dang your meds must have expired…

22044 on June 30, 2014 at 11:42 PM

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@jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:40 PM

Do you deny wishing damage/destruction upon Hobby Lobby and/or the Greens ??

Srsly ???

We need to ‘deal with it’ ??

pambi on June 30, 2014 at 11:44 PM

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bimm’ was “dealing with it”, jim’.
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So is 22044pambi … and now myself . . . . . anything else?

listens2glenn on June 30, 2014 at 11:55 PM

The kind of crappy comment that got him banned as Jimbo3.

hawkdriver on June 30, 2014 at 11:39 PM

I just emailed AP. It needs to be banned for that vile and ugly comment…

OmahaConservative on June 30, 2014 at 11:43 PM

I know who it is.
Once a feral hog-always a feral hog.
He’s never liked Jews.

annoyinglittletwerp on June 30, 2014 at 11:55 PM

It’s hitting the fan right now in Mississippi. Gasoline’s just been thrown on the fire.

https://twitter.com/Shaftan/status/483815416415137792

cat_owner on June 30, 2014 at 11:55 PM

Speaking of Brownshirts.

sentinelrules on June 30, 2014 at 11:53 PM

… not to mention brown-shorts.

viking01 on June 30, 2014 at 11:56 PM

Dude, ratchet it down some. Come October, he will be one of the mild trolls. Don’t go wearing yourself out in the first inning.

cozmo on June 30, 2014 at 11:52 PM

Long day. I’m tired. I’m out. g’nite all. Sorry if I offended y’all…

bimmcorp on June 30, 2014 at 11:56 PM

The statute goes on to note a fine of $5000 and a prescription for candidates found guilty of engaging in any of the above schemes.

(3) Any candidate who shall violate the provisions of subsection (1) of this section shall, upon conviction thereof, in addition to the fine prescribed above, be punished by:
(a) Disqualification as a candidate in the race for the elective office; or
(b) Removal from the elective office, if the offender has been elected thereto.

NWConservative on June 30, 2014 at 10:49 PM

If it is proven to be true that the Cochran campaign was buying votes and Thad Cochran is forced to resign as a result, Mississippi’s Governor should appoint Chris McDaniel to finish Cochran’s current term in the Senate.

This is one of the few outcomes that has the potential to put this ugly matter to rest before the November election.

An added benefit of sending Chris McDaniel to the Senate early would be that McDaniel would earn higher seniority than the new Senators who are elected in November, which may benefit Mississippi citizens.

Fingers crossed for an investigation that rids Mississippi of any corrupt influence.

Bravo to Charles C. Johnson for covering this unfolding story so well!

wren on June 30, 2014 at 11:57 PM

jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:34 PM

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The slave of HA’s boyfriend is even more of a racist, and more vile, than he is.

Schadenfreude on June 30, 2014 at 11:55 PM

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And now, Schadenfreude . . . . .

listens2glenn on June 30, 2014 at 11:57 PM

anout STUPID SH*T!!

That is All,..you may resume your Battle-Commentt-(ing) Stations!!

(snark)

canopfor on June 30, 2014 at 11:47 PM

Heh
Jimmy Pajama Boy didn’t get the OFA memo that they were no longer paying their trolls!

22044 on June 30, 2014 at 11:52 PM

22044:Yup,

and thats about ,..not anout !!:)

canopfor on June 30, 2014 at 11:57 PM

You know what, shltforbrains? I was one of the posters today who stood up for you when others were calling for banning your slimy, vermin infested azz. I figured spirited debate and all..we sometimes let our anger get the best of us. It’s happened to me. And it’s damned well happening again right now.

You come on here after an exhausting day of making a perfectly round, brown azz hole of yourself and you top it off with one of the most heartless, cruel and outright despicable comments I have ever read on a blog…and I have read plenty in the 15 years or so that I have been at this.

My wish for you is that you take your next vacation to the Gaza strip and hang with your peeps there. They’ll slit your fat filthy throat from ear to ear, and kick your bloody fat head around like a soccer ball.

And the world will gleefully cheer as we cry out “GGGGGGGGGOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAALLLLLLL!…

Rot in Hell you pile of rubber monkey nuts……I hope they ban your azz and I don’t give two turds and a pint of piss if they ban me right along with you.

Have a nice day…AZZ HOLE…

bimmcorp on June 30, 2014 at 11:49 PM

You know what? Unless what I said was “otherwise objectionable” (and 25% of your side’s comments could also fall into that), nothing I wrote was remotely bannable under the terms of use.

And no, I didn’t beat or hit my wife.

jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:57 PM

Rubber monkey nuts?

hawkdriver on June 30, 2014 at 11:58 PM

Marc Cohn – Walking In Memphis

RickB on June 30, 2014 at 11:58 PM

G’night bimmcorp…

OmahaConservative on June 30, 2014 at 11:58 PM

And the bagman was on Roger Wicker’s staff…a toofer..?

d1carter on June 30, 2014 at 11:59 PM

BREAKING: New Allegations Point to Cochran Campaign in Mississippi Senate Vote Buying Scandal

An audio interview has surfaced in which the interviewee claims that he was to be paid by the Cochran camp to grease voters in the Mississippi GOP Senate runoff election. The audio interview, which coincides with a separate audio recording and batch of evidence produced by the newly launched GotNews.com, a project by Charles C. Johnson, alleges that the Cochran campaign conspired with a Mississippi Reverend to buy the votes of African American voters, who happen to be democrats.

http://www.redstate.com/2014/06/30/breaking-new-allegations-point-cochran-campaign-mississippi-senate-vote-buying-scandal/

The Red State site crashed, but it seems to be up again. Kudos to them for covering this HUGE story.

cat_owner on June 30, 2014 at 11:59 PM

You know what? Unless what I said was “otherwise objectionable” (and 25% of your side’s comments could also fall into that), nothing I wrote was remotely bannable under the terms of use.

jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:57 PM

What you said was absolutely classless.

hawkdriver on June 30, 2014 at 11:59 PM

You know what? Unless what I said was “otherwise objectionable” (and 25% of your side’s comments could also fall into that), nothing I wrote was remotely bannable under the terms of use.

And no, I didn’t beat or hit my wife.

jim56 on June 30, 2014 at 11:57 PM

I would put mocking dead children under “otherwise objectionable”. Get lost.

Doc Holliday on June 30, 2014 at 11:59 PM

The kind of crappy comment that got him banned as Jimbo3.

hawkdriver on June 30, 2014 at 11:39 PM
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I just emailed AP. It needs to be banned for that vile and ugly comment…

OmahaConservative on June 30, 2014 at 11:43 PM

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I know who it is.
Once a feral hog-always a feral hog.
He’s never liked Jews.

annoyinglittletwerp on June 30, 2014 at 11:55 PM

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Yep, jim’, . . . . . we’re all “dealing with it”.

listens2glenn on July 1, 2014 at 12:00 AM

cat_owner on June 30, 2014 at 11:59 PM

Breitbart and Right Scoop has it up now….boy howdy!

d1carter on July 1, 2014 at 12:00 AM

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