Quotes of the day

posted at 8:31 pm on July 26, 2014 by Allahpundit

President Obama will go ahead with a “very significant” executive action on immigration after the summer – a move that may well trigger impeachment proceedings against him, senior Obama adviser Dan Pfeiffer told reporters at a Monitor breakfast Friday.

“The president acting on immigration reform will certainly up the likelihood that [Republicans] would contemplate impeachment at some point,” said Mr. Pfeiffer, who has been at the Obama White House since its inception.

A lot of people in Washington laughed off Sarah Palin’s call to impeach the president for executive overreach, Pfeiffer said, but “I would not discount that possibility.”

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A spokesman for Speaker John A. Boehner is dismissing Friday comments from senior White House adviser Dan Pfeiffer about the White House taking the threat of impeachment “very seriously.”

“We have a humanitarian crisis at our border, and the White House is making matters worse with inattention and mixed signals,” Boehner spokesman Michael Steel said in an email when asked about Pfeiffer’s comments. “It is telling, and sad, that a senior White House official is focused on political games, rather than helping these kids and securing the border.”

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For the record, House Republicans haven’t done anything to suggest they’re going to impeach Mr. Obama. There’s been some low-level chatter, true. But the very lawsuit Pfeiffer is talking about is seen by many analysts as House Speaker John Boehner’s attempt to head off any push for impeachment by throwing a bone to the Republican base…

[L]inking impeachment to the president’s potential executive action subtly shifts the battle lines. It suggests that “either you are with the White House on this, or you’re with the impeachment crowd.” The White House knows that most Americans don’t support impeachment. A CNN/ORC poll released Friday finds that 35 percent of Americans back impeachment, and they’re heavily Republicans. Linking opposition to executive action to impeachment is a way of trying to paint opponents as right-wing radicals

In that light, Pfeiffer’s comments Friday might merely seem like a return volley in D.C.’s cold war. Even though a House impeachment vote remains a remote possibility – and actual impeachment by the House and Senate a virtual impossibility – Pfeiffer freely raised the topic in an apparent bid to turn the tables and score some political points with the Democratic base.

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It might not even be too strong to say that Democrats love all the talk of impeachment, even if the most prominent Republican to beat that drum is former vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin.

Or perhaps it’s especially because Ms. Palin is leading the charge that Democrats are gleeful. She’s the perfect foil. Now several years out of elective office, the ex-governor of Alaska and tea party rabble-rouser still knows how to grab headlines. And when she brings up the “I-word,” you can be sure a Democratic fundraising e-mail isn’t far behind.

Less than four months before the November midterms, Palin’s impeachment talk is a gift to Democrats. And it’s not just about money: It’s also about turnout. Democrats are famous for not voting in midterms as reliably as Republicans.

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In an almost farcical twist on the recent political debate, the Obama White House has joined the Democratic fundraising apparatus in what appears to be a campaign to encourage Republicans to impeach the president

Pelosi and the Democratic fundraising machine joined in. “Sorry to email you late on a Friday, but I need your urgent support,” Pelosi emailed. “Yesterday, for the first time in history, Congress voted to sue a sitting president. Today, the White House alerted us that they believe ‘Speaker [John] Boehner … has opened the door to impeachment …’”

“With everything happening right now, I’m a little disappointed to see that you haven’t had a chance to chip in to defend President Obama,” Pelosi continued. “We could use your support today. ALL GIFTS TODAY TRIPLE-MATCHED!”

A couple of hours later, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee sent out another mass email. “The White House just announced that they believe John Boehner’s lawsuit could lead to the impeachment of President Barack Obama,” the DCCC said. “We are now on full RED ALERT at Democratic Headquarters. We are scrambling to defend the President in every way we can at this critical moment.”

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Joe Madison, known as the Black Eagle on his popular satellite-radio show of the same name, has been asserting for months that if Republicans take control of the Senate majority, they will use their power to impeach Obama. Madison sees that as an effort to permanently damage the legacy of the nation’s first black president. Mostly though, he said, his arguments had been met with skepticism…

Madison, who has a close relationship with the Obamas and members of the administration, has all along viewed the impeachment debate as a powerful motivating tool for black voters, among the most loyal Democrats but who have not been a reliable force in recent midterm elections…

“We have already had a rehearsal for this,” said David Bositis, who has studied black voting patterns for decades. “There is a very strong case to be made that you would see black voters turning out to respond to any attempts to impeach Obama. . . . If you get people angry and fearful, they can be motivated.”…

“Impeachment talks fit the same type of frame and narrative to get black people to vote again. The idea is ‘We can’t let Obama go down like that,’ ” said Andra Gillespie, a professor of political science at Emory University who is working on a book about Obama and race. “It’s a slightly harder case to make to voters, and voters would have to be educated about the connection.”

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If there’s a greater danger of impeachment in today’s political environment than in 2006, it’s because House Republican leaders today, as in 1998, really aren’t in control of their own caucus or their own base. It’s a parched, dry landscape out there, just waiting for a spark to ignite a wildfire.

People may not remember it this way, but in 1998, then-Speaker Newt Gingrich was not initially enthusiastic about pursuing impeachment of Clinton either. Perhaps he was reluctant because his own secret affair made him feel vulnerable; perhaps he recognized the dangers that impeachment presented to his party. Whatever the reason, Gingrich raced to lead the mad dash to impeachment only when he concluded that he could no longer halt it, and that trying to do so would threaten his own grip on power.

It’s also important to note that on the day the House voted to impeach Clinton, the president enjoyed a 73 percent job approval rating from the American public. That’s how out of touch House Republicans had gotten, how caught up they had become in their own righteous fury and how blinded they were by their own rhetoric. And today’s environment is not that far off from what it was back then. If anything, given Obama’s job approval rating, it may be even more volatile.

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According to Article II, section 4 of the U.S. Constitution, “The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.” Palin and others have called for Obama’s impeachment over a number of perceived scandals, ranging from the mishandling of Obamacare’s rollout to his taking military action without getting approval from Congress. But it’s unclear, really, whether they’re suggesting that his role in these controversies constitutes “treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors” — Palin’s column mentions none of those terms.

Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, earlier this month offered perhaps the most sober rebuke to the calls for impeachment.

“The Constitution is very clear as to what constitutes grounds for impeachment of the President of the United States,” he told ABC’s “This Week.” “He has not committed the kind of criminal acts that call for that.”

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Via RCP.

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Before the times of change, still is it so:
By a divine instinct men’s minds mistrust
Ensuing dangers; as by proof, we see
The waters swell before a boisterous storm.
(Richard III, 2.3)

G’nite all.

Oh, and live trap the damned raccoon, then blow it’s brains out. It’s what I do every time I catch one. The meat is meh, greasy, but the skins are worth tanning.

Diluculo on July 27, 2014 at 12:57 AM

Did Axe cry because wax? He must have torn it off too slowly.

Parmenides on July 27, 2014 at 1:02 AM

thatsafactjack on July 27, 2014 at 12:41 AM

I liked it actually. I always learn stuff from you. Goodnight.

cabra viejo on July 27, 2014 at 1:02 AM

Scrumpy you get your little booty over here right now. We got some piloting to do.

#checks wind velocity#

Parmenides on July 27, 2014 at 1:05 AM

Those poets sure are emotional. Lots of mellow drama and frog green tights.

Parmenides on July 27, 2014 at 1:08 AM

lineholder on July 26, 2014 at 11:57 PM

Ok If the Lord impeaches Obama I promised not to chase after hotties. But I didn’t say nuttin about smokin hotties.

Parmenides on July 27, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Yeah The Lord is going to drop everything and impeach Obama for you. That is how much The Lord cares about American politics. Lol

coolrepublica on July 27, 2014 at 1:12 AM

Parmenides on July 27

evening..
you never did tell me, what kind of hardwood did you purchase the other day..??

going2mars on July 27, 2014 at 1:24 AM

Parmenides on July 27, 2014 at 12:00 AM

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Yeah The Lord is going to drop everything and impeach Obama for you. That is how much The Lord cares about American politics. Lol

coolrepublica on July 27, 2014 at 1:12 AM

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The LORD cares about people … ALL of them.

That means He cares about our governance, and about how our leaders in civil office conduct themselves.

But the LORD is NOT going to “impeach Obama”, or anyone else, before ‘Adam’s lease’ is up.

Either WE impeach Obama, or WE don’t … until the Second Coming.
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BTW … the LORD doesn’t have to “drop” one blessed thing, to engage in another, different activity.

He’s not limited by the “time/space continuum”, like we are.

If you got to know Him, would help you to understand this, and lots of other ‘mysteries’.

listens2glenn on July 27, 2014 at 1:29 AM

listens2glenn on July 27, 2014 at 1:29 AM

Well said.

cat_owner on July 27, 2014 at 1:33 AM

I’ll say it’s the RIGHT thing to do.

listens2glenn on July 26, 2014 at 11:42 PM

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LOL!

‘Cause if there’s one place NO ONE will argue RIGHT vs WRONG …it’s the internet!

;->

PolAgnostic on July 27, 2014 at 12:02 AM

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Yep… ( b l u s h ) … I should have worded that differently.

listens2glenn on July 27, 2014 at 1:35 AM

going2mars on July 27, 2014 at 1:24 AM

I didn’t buy any. I just looked and drooled at the beautiful specialty woods. My wonder fence should arrive on Monday. The ts ls is awesome.

Anyhow I’m going to make a French cleat system to hang stuff on the walls. Cabinets and stuff. I’ll prolly use hardwood for the cleats.

What say you?

Parmenides on July 27, 2014 at 1:39 AM

Parmenides on July 27, 2014 at 1:39 AM

and you said , I think, you rented shop space too??
are you opening up a business??..

going2mars on July 27, 2014 at 1:41 AM

What say you?

Parmenides on July 27, 2014 at 1:39 AM

I would go with a 30 degree cleat…
the 45 sometimes binds if the wall your hanging it on isn’t flat..
30 deg has less wedging action…
how many clamps/weight are you hanging from the system?

going2mars on July 27, 2014 at 1:47 AM

My wonder fence should arrive on Monday.

Parmenides on July 27, 2014 at 1:39 AM

Link plz.

Axe on July 27, 2014 at 1:48 AM

8:30 A.M. The Iron Dome intercepts a rocket fired toward the Sharon Plain, in central Israel.

8:20 A.M. Iron Dome intercepts rocket fired toward central Israel (Haaretz)Rocket barrage fired toward southern and central Israel.

8:10 A.M. Rocket sirens sound in towns across Israel’s south, including Ashdod and Ashkelon.

(good thing we have such a solid SS (Lerch) working on peace)

http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/1.607348

going2mars on July 27, 2014 at 1:55 AM

8:50 A.M. Rocket hits open area in the central Israeli city of Petah Tivka; no injuries or damage reported. (Yaniv Kubovich)

ps…don’t worry about it barry..
its not like an ally is being bombarded
hourly, daily, weekly, monthly,,
take the day off and get another 36 holes in barry you deserve it..

going2mars on July 27, 2014 at 2:01 AM

yeah The Lord is going to drop everything and impeach Obama for you. That is how much The Lord cares about American politics. Lol coolrepublica on July 27, 2014 at 1:12 AM

Probably cares enough to put a rifle in my hands when pResident Jackwad causes a mass conflaguration.

Ya know,, I really don’t want that. But,, that’s where we are going.

You snip on here, constantly. With little regard of reality.

wolly4321 on July 27, 2014 at 2:05 AM

take the day off and get another 36 holes in barry you deserve it..

going2mars on July 27, 2014 at 2:01 AM

Allah is so right in calling him the semi retired President.

cat_owner on July 27, 2014 at 2:08 AM

Any coon wandering around in daylight is sick and is a hazard to the kids…

OmahaConservative on July 26, 2014 at 11:23 PM

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Any coon wandering around in the daylight has a good chance of having rabies and is a danger to EVERYONE.

Google it.

I hate to upset the tenderhearted … but the only humane thing to do is to put the animal down.

PolAgnostic on July 26, 2014 at 11:39 PM

It’s becoming a real problem in my part of town, like an epidemic…

OmahaConservative on July 26, 2014 at 11:35 PM

Trust me, it’s a real problem nationwide, and pretty much all over the globe.

#coonbegone

TXUS on July 26, 2014 at 11:40 PM

Yep, I will be killing all the coons I can kill ASAP…

OmahaConservative on July 27, 2014 at 2:12 AM

I just want a hot chick from Guatamala, and we’ll head for the sticks.

Raise chickens.

Their lower standards appeal to me. They are happy with much less, and I offer much less.

But I promise, our village won’t get swallowed up in a mudslide. As long as you get me another beer.

That’s love.

wolly4321 on July 27, 2014 at 2:23 AM

Allah is so right in calling him the semi retired President.

cat_owner on July 27, 2014 at 2:08 AM

other than raise money..
what has HE actually done..
Reed is holding up 300+ bills from the house…not barry
Nancy passed before she read O’Blundercare
Rogue people in Cincinnati did the IRS
Bush for the gun running in FnF
Vets for dying and making the VA look bad
Refugees from Honduras ..not barrys fault
Vlad going silly in the Ukaine..
those silly Jooos just wont quit…
gas prices the evil ME
food costs greedy farmers
housing collapse the evil bankers
crime in Chicago. well your a racist for bringing that up
those guys in Behngazi should have went golfing that day..
and on and on daily, weekly, monthly year after year..
without the news paper he’d be clueless I tell ya..
he’s been semi retired since day one..

going2mars on July 27, 2014 at 2:25 AM

Can you imagine being in the same room with Michelle Obama an hour after she ate tamales?Food for thought.

celtic warrior on July 27, 2014 at 2:25 AM

love is having something to lose for the first time in your life

Axe on July 27, 2014 at 2:27 AM

celtic warrior on July 27, 2014 at 2:25 AM

I can’t imagine being in the same room with Michelle Obama for any reason.

cat_owner on July 27, 2014 at 2:28 AM

Six Corporations own and control 90% of all media, including news, film and television, consumed by Americans

A must read.

thatsafactjack on July 27, 2014 at 2:17 AM

“I don’t see a bright distinction between news and entertainment,” said Christopher L. Sagers, an antitrust professor at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. “One person shouldn’t own all the cultural creativity resources. If one person can limit content, that’s a huge loss to society.”

Setting aside his conclusion, right or wrong — the contention that there’s no real line between news and entertainment, I agree with whole-heartedly. I would go further: the news is nothing but a specialized form of entertainment.

Axe on July 27, 2014 at 2:31 AM

Tell the truth. :)

You guys are going to miss me.

Axe on July 27, 2014 at 2:35 AM

AxeRWM

Axe on July 27, 2014 at 2:36 AM

love is having something to lose for the first time in your life Axe on July 27, 2014 at 2:27 AM

Actually,, that’s called a divorce.

Been there, done that.

wolly4321 on July 27, 2014 at 2:38 AM

She got the house, the kids, the dog,,,,

Naaa,, I want a Refugee.

You surf the smart ones, Axe.

I want one that can pluck a chicken.

wolly4321 on July 27, 2014 at 2:44 AM

dog + skunk @ 2:40am = g2m late night dog shampooing service..bbl

going2mars on July 27, 2014 at 2:45 AM

Any coon wandering around in daylight is sick and is a hazard to the kids…

OmahaConservative on July 26, 2014 at 11:23 PM

Then just put down those which wonder around in the daylight.

Schadenfreude on July 26, 2014 at 11:26 PM

Not workable. They keep infecting the healthy ones with rabies and distemper.
They all need to be killed…

OmahaConservative on July 27, 2014 at 2:48 AM

Some are pretty cute.

Low maintenance.

wolly4321 on July 27, 2014 at 2:50 AM

Tell the truth. :)

You guys are going to miss me.

Axe on July 27, 2014 at 2:35 AM

…..Tell the Truth – you’re NOT really Leaving Us – Are You……God, Please Say “No”…..

williamg on July 27, 2014 at 2:56 AM

Not workable. They keep infecting the healthy ones with rabies and distemper.
They all need to be killed…

OmahaConservative on July 27, 2014 at 2:48 AM

Got to say it again then go to bed, again.

Live trap the raccoons. All of them, one by one. When you check the trap in the AM bring your 22 and pop it’s little skull apart. Either toss it for the coyotes (if you are rural) or skin it and eat it if you dare, otherwise bury it. Do not put it in the trash can, even in a bag. Don’t do it. Get out your shovel, it’s the least you can do after blowing it’s brains out.

Pretend it’s a liberal, at least you’ll enjoy a good sigh of relief when you dispatch it.

Oh, in the live trap use catfood. The raccoons love that crap.

Diluculo on July 27, 2014 at 2:58 AM

It just won’t rain here.

I really want to leave. Go to the mountains. Or back to pastures.

Where to go is a hard choice. I won’t go where I can’t carry a gun.

wolly4321 on July 27, 2014 at 3:02 AM

OmahaConservative on July 27, 2014 at 2:48 AM

I know one skunk that will be lucky to see the sun rise tomorrow…
so we can add him to the stew…

going2mars on July 27, 2014 at 3:03 AM

I know one skunk that will be lucky to see the sun rise tomorrow…
so we can add him to the stew…

going2mars on July 27, 2014 at 3:03 AM

Heh…

OmahaConservative on July 27, 2014 at 3:06 AM

See you fine folks tomorrow.

G’nite.

wolly4321 on July 27, 2014 at 3:12 AM

OmahaConservative on July 27, 2014 at 3:06 AM

of course he ran in the door and rubbed himself on the rugs and the sofa … ahhhh ..the smell…sheeeesh..

its 3am OC what do you think,,, .177 pellet…12 pumps…
I don’t want to wake the neighbors.. flashlight..

I suddenly feel like bill murry…

going2mars on July 27, 2014 at 3:13 AM

Where to go is a hard choice. I won’t go where I can’t carry a gun.

wolly4321 on July 27, 2014 at 3:02 AM

You can carry here…

OmahaConservative on July 27, 2014 at 3:20 AM

going2mars on July 27, 2014 at 3:13 AM

Come and kill my coons…

OmahaConservative on July 27, 2014 at 3:21 AM

I might look like bill murry hunting waskly gophers
but I hunt at 3am more like Elmer Fudd..
I did not see the Wabbit (skunk)

going2mars on July 27, 2014 at 3:29 AM

sorry to report OC…nuttin yet..
death to all skunks in the yard ..I say..!!!

going2mars on July 27, 2014 at 3:44 AM

I’m with Palin. Obama should absolutely be impeached, several times over! There is no question that Obama is guilty of numerous high crimes. I say this as somebody who opposed the impeachment of Clinton, and still do.

If Palin wins the nomination in ’16 I would vote for Palin/Sessions.

FloatingRock on July 27, 2014 at 3:44 AM

G2M – bummers about the skunk. Could just imagine you wearing a Fudd hat. hehe

31giddyup on July 27, 2014 at 4:15 AM

COL- Sure hope you’ll see a doc. If you do have issues with an Appendicitis’, you need to be tended to asap.

31giddyup on July 27, 2014 at 4:20 AM

AXE – You cannot go away. We need the laughter you and Parms provide. It would be a big, BIG, really BIG, mistake to go. Got that? BIG!

31giddyup on July 27, 2014 at 4:25 AM

I missed my B9!!! Sheesh.

31giddyup on July 27, 2014 at 4:26 AM

Speaking of skunks:

Pepe Le Pew: This little love bundle. Now she is seeking for us a trysting place. Touching, is it not? Come, my little peanut of brittle. I will help you. Wait for me. Wait.

Parm, you related to him aren’t you?

31giddyup on July 27, 2014 at 4:47 AM

COL- Sure hope you’ll see a doc. If you do have issues with an Appendicitis’, you need to be tended to asap.

31giddyup on July 27, 2014 at 4:20 A

I don’t know what it is. That’s just something that occurred to me. I hate going to emergency. You spend hours there and it just makes me sicker. This is just something that’s been building. I was just at the doctor the other day but I had other issues and forgot about it.

crankyoldlady on July 27, 2014 at 4:56 AM

I don’t have anything to shoot a coon with.

crankyoldlady on July 27, 2014 at 4:57 AM

COL – Do you feed your cats in the room/patio the raccoons go in? That may be why you find them in there.

31giddyup on July 27, 2014 at 5:03 AM

COL – Here’s a site which lists symptoms of an appendicitis.
Scroll down once you’re at the site.

31giddyup on July 27, 2014 at 5:07 AM

Sorry, hit the button too soon.

http://www.everydayhealth.com/appendicitis/symptoms/

31giddyup on July 27, 2014 at 5:07 AM

COL – Heading for bed. Also, if the symptoms you have aren’t related to an appendicitis May want to check out kidney stones and see if those symptoms might be what you have. I hope you see a doc, because things can get far worse and difficult to handle. {{{hugs}}}

31giddyup on July 27, 2014 at 5:20 AM

Oh, and live trap the damned raccoon, then blow it’s brains out. It’s what I do every time I catch one. The meat is meh, greasy, but the skins are worth tanning.

Diluculo on July 27, 2014 at 12:57 AM

my neighbor did that. Poor coon was sitting up in a tree and he gunned it down in cold blood.

a month or so later his wife was out horseback riding. Something scared the horse causing it to flip the woman in the air, and upon landing, she broke her neck and died on the spot.

karma.

he hasn’t shot any coons since then:)

renalin on July 27, 2014 at 5:20 AM

Sorry, hit the button too soon.

http://www.everydayhealth.com/appendicitis/symptoms/

31giddyup on July 27, 2014 at 5:07 AM

A very good site. Thanks. I’ve done some research already but most don’t have as much useful information as that one.

crankyoldlady on July 27, 2014 at 5:23 AM

I don’t think the President will be impeached–Congress doesn’t have the spine to try. If he is removed from office, it will be the military that performs the task via coup d’état.

zoyclem on July 27, 2014 at 7:14 AM

I don’t think the President will be impeached–Congress doesn’t have the spine to try. If he is removed from office, it will be the military that performs the task via coup d’état.

zoyclem on July 27, 2014 at 7:14 AM

And who would have thought we would even be talking about such a thing in this country.

crankyoldlady on July 27, 2014 at 7:21 AM

Another figure of antiquity’s tomb is destroyed in Iraq. This time Seth’s.

Look like ISIS is also removing all Christians from territory under their control.

Crux Australis on July 27, 2014 at 7:41 AM

And who would have thought we would even be talking about such a thing in this country.

crankyoldlady on July 27, 2014 at 7:21 AM

Morning COL and hope you get better. Go see the Doctor or I will fly up there and drag you to see him. Almost hot today as the high will be around 90F. It has been a windy summer this year with many cold fronts passing through. Usually high pressure hangs around for months, but not this year.

Ballot box is the best solution. Pentagon’s brass has very quietly been replaced with progressive types.

Heading off to the store and then playing guitar and drinking beer. Kids are not interested in seeing a movie this morning.

HonestLib on July 27, 2014 at 7:44 AM

Impeach him and then what? He goes off to California to live in his multi-million dollar home and leaves who to clean up his messes? Biden? HA! I can’t wait to see this arrogant p@#ck leave but unless we can put someone competent in his place who has some idea of how to undo all the damage he’s done worldwide, he may as well just sit out his term. Maybe what we need is a military coup.

scalleywag on July 27, 2014 at 8:39 AM

I’m sorry. I don’t get it. Reading last night’s posts from seemingly intelligent people who, in their adulthood, supported a two-state solution?? Why?? I can think of a hundred reasons why NOT. But especially if you were past 6 years old when the twin towers fell and you saw the Palis running around celebrating, why would you think a state for these – whatevers – is a good idea?? I understand that a lot of people here aren’t old enough to remember the PLO murdering children by the schoolbus loads, but dear God, those animals aren’t any different now, even if their PR firms are smarter…

I’m sorry but I don’t think people who ever supported a two-state solution should reproduce, much less have the right to vote or own a gun. The enormity of their demonstrated lack of judgment and ability to think critically gives me no faith that they can even learn such skills.

shaloma on July 27, 2014 at 8:55 AM

Blessed Sabbath, Patriots, Sockpuppets, and Trolls!

“If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under.” – Ronald Reagan

My take: The War Against Christianity: Living Under The Tyranny of the Minority

kingsjester on July 27, 2014 at 9:17 AM

My take: The War Against Christianity: Living Under The Tyranny of the Minority

kingsjester on July 27, 2014 at 9:17 AM

Good one again, King.

crankyoldlady on July 27, 2014 at 9:33 AM

Too bad impeachment is toothless in our times.
The Clinton’s are as low as a political family can get, yet, in spite of their open chicanery and public humiliation their sins seem to be worn like a progressional medal of honor.
Evidently, there is honor among thieving pols.

kregg on July 27, 2014 at 9:46 AM

crankyoldlady – Thank you, ma’am!

kingsjester on July 27, 2014 at 10:03 AM

shaloma on July 27, 2014 at 8:55 AM

Just want to define geographic locations when one speaks of a two state solution.

Quote from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

“He made explicitly clear that he could never, ever, countenance a fully sovereign Palestinian state in the West Bank. He indicated that he sees Israel standing almost alone on the frontlines against vicious Islamic radicalism, while the rest of the as-yet free world does its best not to notice the march of extremism. And he more than intimated that he considers the current American, John Kerry-led diplomatic team to be, let’s be polite, naive.

Perhaps most reporters switched off after he’d delivered his headlines, making plain that “no international pressure will prevent us from acting with all force against a terrorist organization (Hamas) that seeks to destroy us,” and that Operation Protective Edge would go on until guaranteed calm was restored to Israel. If they did, they shouldn’t have.

Netanyahu has stressed often in the past that he doesn’t want Israel to become a binational state — implying that he favors some kind of accommodation with and separation from the Palestinians. But on Friday he made explicit that this could not extend to full Palestinian sovereignty. Why? Because, given the march of Islamic extremism across the Middle East, he said, Israel simply cannot afford to give up control over the territory immediately to its east, including the eastern border — that is, the border between Israel and Jordan, and the West Bank and Jordan.”

Read more: Netanyahu finally speaks his mind | The Times of Israel http://www.timesofisrael.com/netanyahu-finally-speaks-his-mind/#ixzz38gCkZQlw

HonestLib on July 27, 2014 at 10:41 AM

Good one again, King.

crankyoldlady on July 27, 2014 at 9:33 AM

Even and old heathen like me enjoyed the read. Keep ‘em coming.

HonestLib on July 27, 2014 at 10:43 AM

Here is where I get into trouble. In public Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu always makes a distinction between peaceful Muslims and Islamic extremism. Maybe this is all about controlling the message, but in public he makes the distinction.

No, I don’t walk left around my house five times at certain times of the year (like around now) and ain’t gots me no five pillars. Chuckle!

Tomorrow is feast day or something.

HonestLib on July 27, 2014 at 10:50 AM

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