Quotes of the day

posted at 10:41 pm on November 30, 2015 by Allahpundit

A Republican congressional leader on Monday defended a House investigation of Planned Parenthood’s provision of fetal tissue to researchers, offering no suggestion that last week’s shooting deaths at one of the group’s clinics will cause the GOP to retreat from that probe

No. 2 Senate GOP leader John Cornyn of Texas said that despite the shootings, Republicans still planned to propose blocking Planned Parenthood’s money in a bill that would also repeal important parts of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

“Those are separate issues completely,” Cornyn said of Planned Parenthood’s fetal tissue donations and the attack on its clinic.

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The leader of the GOP-controlled House committee charged with investigating abortion providers is defending its mission in the wake of a deadly rampage at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado.

Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) on Monday forcefully fought back against calls from Democrats like Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) to disband the committee, which they say has intensified anti-abortion rhetoric that contributed to the shooting.

In a statement to The Hill on Monday, Blackburn condemned the shooting as “deplorable” and accused Boxer of seizing on the incident for her party’s political gain.

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Since July, when the Center for Medical Progress began releasing videos purporting to show that Planned Parenthood profits from fetal remains, there’s been an “unprecedented escalation in hate speech and threats against abortion providers,” says Vicki Saporta, president of the National Abortion Federation. Over the summer, her group met with the Department of Justice’s National Task Force on Violence Against Health Care Providers, which was established by Janet Reno after a rash of anti-abortion murders in the 1990s. “We’re turning over the threats we’ve uncovered to them for their investigation and handling,” Saporta says. “Quite frankly, the threats and hate speech and posts have been too numerous for our staff to keep up with.”

And not just threats: There have been four arson attacks against abortion clinics since July. In October, someone smashed up a New Hampshire Planned Parenthood with a hatchet. “We have rewards being put out for the murder of doctors,” Saporta says. In late July, the Center for Medical Progress released a video that included footage of Savita Ginde, medical director of Planned Parenthood Rocky Mountain, the affiliate that the Colorado Springs clinic is part of. Shortly after, according to a National Abortion Federation court filing, about 50 protesters showed up at Ginde’s home, “holding signs stating ‘Planned Parenthood sells baby parts,’ and leaving fliers around her neighborhood claiming in massive print that ‘Savita Ginde Murders Children.’ ”

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Abortion opponents have every right to lobby to take the funding away, and to use whatever language they choose in doing so. The First Amendment protects them. But that doesn’t mean that the killings necessarily came from nowhere, or that no one cautioned that the recent burst of angry accusations carried a physical risk. In September, the F.B.I. warned of an uptick in attacks against abortion facilities, singling out “lone offenders” using tactics “typical of the pro-life extremist movement.” After the shooting, Vicki Saporta, president of the National Abortion Federation, said in a statement: “We have seen an unprecedented increase in hate speech and threats against abortion providers. We have been quite worried that this increase in threats would lead to a violent attack like we saw today.”

There’s a logic to violence at abortion clinics, however twisted. Before he shot and killed Dr. George Tiller, an abortion provider in Kansas, in 2009, Scott Roeder contributed to a newsletter, Prayer and Action News, which has argued that killing an abortion provider is justifiable homicide. David Leach, publisher of the newsletter, said of Roeder’s act, “There is Christian Scripture that would support this.” Roeder invoked his religious beliefs at trial and explained, “There was nothing being done, and the legal process had been exhausted, and these babies were dying every day.” In March 1993, Randall Terry, leader of the anti-abortion group Operation Rescue, said: “We’ve found the weak link is the doctor. We’re going to expose them,” at a rally in southern Florida. A few days later, Dr. David Gunn, an abortion provider, was shot and killed outside his clinic in the state.

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The National Right to Life Committee said it “unequivocally condemns unlawful activities and acts of violence regardless of motivation,” and Americans United for Life said, “We categorically condemn this violence.” But in interviews with MSNBC, some grassroots abortion opponents across the country also pointed the finger at legal abortion itself.

“After all these years and millions of babies that have gone to their death, violence is to be anticipated,” said Judie Brown, president of American Life League, in a phone interview with MSNBC. “Because it’s acceptable to violently kill a baby, so why isn’t it acceptable to violently kill other people?”

“We never approve of violence against anybody, whether it’s the unborn babies or the clients of Planned Parenthood or anybody else,” Ann Scheidler, vice president of the Pro-Life Action League, told MSNBC. But, she added, “it’s not the fault of the pro-life movement that someone found out that Planned Parenthood is doing these things. It’s the fault of Planned Parenthood for selling the baby parts.”

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We bring people into a frenzy of hate and anger while providing them with easy access to firearms [and it] has proven disastrous to our country,” [Harry] Reid said on the Senate floor on Monday.

“We in the Senate should not fail to see the context in which this vile assault took place,” he added, pointing to the videos made by an anti-abortion group. “Since that time, the Republican Congress have made it their mission to push these unsubstantiated allegations every chance they get.” He urged lawmakers to be “mindful of our words and actions.”

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Carly Fiorina called efforts to link the shooting to anti-abortion rhetoric part of “typical left-wing tactics.” Lest we forget, Fiorina has been one of the most adamant in espousing lies against Planned Parenthood, even going as far as to falsely claim in a debate that undercover video shot in the organization had shown “a fully formed fetus on the table, its heart beating, its legs kicking while someone says we have to keep it alive to harvest its brain.”

“This is so typical of the left, to immediately begin demonizing the messenger because they don’t agree with the message,” Fiorina said on Fox News Sunday. “What I would say to anyone who would try to link this terrible tragedy to anyone who opposes abortion or the sale of body parts, is this is typical, left-wing tactics.” She said protesters should be peaceful, regardless of their cause. “Any protesters should always be peaceful, whether it’s Black Lives Matter or pro-life protesters,” she said. “Protesters should always be peaceful and respectful.”…

Mike Huckabee called the shooting “domestic terrorism” but said it was “disingenuous” to blame anti-abortion activism for the attack. “Regardless of why he did it, what he did is domestic terrorism,” Huckabee told CNN. “And what he did is absolutely abominable, especially to those of us in the pro-life movement because there’s nothing about any of us that would condone or any way look the other way at something like this.” But Huckabee later went on to conveniently link Planned Parenthood to murders. “There’s no excuse for killing other people, whether it’s happening inside the Planned Parenthood headquarters, inside their clinics where many millions of babies die, or whether it’s people attacking Planned Parenthood.”

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The media made a rush to judgement in blaming the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood shooting on the pro-life movement, according to Sen. Ted Cruz…

“The media promptly wants to blame him on the pro-life movement when at this point there’s very little evidence to indicate that,” Cruz told The Texas Tribune, a liberal political website in his home state…

“It’s also been reported that he was registered as an independent, and a woman, and [he’s] a transgendered leftist activist,” Cruz said. “If that’s what he is, I don’t think it’s fair to blame [the shooting] on the rhetoric on the Left.”

The only designations the shooter deserved were “a deranged individual” and “a murderer.”

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Eco-terrorism is on the decline, but even when it was at its height, no one blamed Al Gore for ELF attacks or told environmentalists to shut up lest they further inflame their tiny fringe. The way to combat environmentalist excess is to debate it on the merits and defeat it in the ballot box…

America doesn’t have a problem with Christian terrorism or with eco-terrorism. True homegrown extremists are but the smallest blip on our criminal-justice system’s radar. Thankfully, our few domestic terrorists are isolated, shunned by every reasonable activist, organization, politician, and citizen.

To claim otherwise is to lie. To claim otherwise is to tempt Americans to take their eyes off the real threat to our security — a rapidly growing mass movement that is wholly and completely dedicated to violence. Our real worry shouldn’t be an alienated teenager with a Confederate flag or an angry hermit who hates the government. It should be the fully mobilized jihadist armies controlling nation-sized chunks of territory, the entire governments dedicated to the spread of jihad and seeking nuclear weapons, and their tens of millions of supporters and sympathizers. These are the evil fanatics who have killed and maimed thousands of Americans, and aim to kill thousands more. They continue to show us what a true terror threat looks like, but too many of us still refuse to look.

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I think, that is, that most Americans are perfectly capable of distinguishing this murderer from peaceful pro-lifers and of seeing that, while pro-life activists, like any other kind of activists, sometimes say intemperate things, they are not responsible for these murders. That might change if these murders were followed up by others, so that we had a real pattern that people regularly saw in the news. But nothing like that has been happening in recent years. Look at this chart from the National Abortion Federation: There were 2 murders attributable to anti-abortion violence in 1998, one in 2009, and none in between or afterward–until now. That’s too many murders, of course, but thankfully we have seen no organized campaign of anti-abortion violence.

Late-term abortionist George Tiller was murdered on May 31, 2009. (Here’s NR’s editorial on that murder.) That murder was clearly a political act; the mix of politics and mental illness in this weekend’s killings is still a bit murky. But many of the same arguments about pro-life complicity in the murder that are being made today were being made then too. Those arguments don’t seem to have had much political effect…

Assuming that we see no more anti-abortion murders, and that the Republican presidential nominee does not say anything crazy about these murders, I suspect that what happened in Colorado Springs will play no role in next year’s election.

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So, what does this tell us about the “overheated rhetoric” in our culture?

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I suspect the press is crediting the pro-choice spin on these killings because most journalists are themselves pro-choice and inclined to see pro-lifers as extremists. And so reporters who would consider it unfair to blame cop-killings on the rhetoric of some Black Lives Matter activists don’t have the same sympathetic reflex when pro-lifers are in the dock…

When violence is committed in the name of a political movement, its responsible members have a duty to condemn it and to seek to root it out of their ranks — two things that pro-lifers have done. Do members of a movement have a duty to restrain their words for fear that madmen will commit outrages based on them? I think the answer is that political activists should refrain from saying anything more inflammatory than needed to make their case against the injustice that moves them — not so much from fear of the deranged as from love of their fellow citizens. The reason Hillary Clinton should stop saying that peaceful, run-of-the-mill pro-lifers are like terrorists is not that she’s likely to inspire violence; it’s that saying it makes our political debates even nastier and dumber than they already are.

Pro-life rhetoric isn’t the real issue for pro-choicers anyway. The bedrock pro-life view — which, if you haven’t figured it out already, I share — is that abortion is the unjust killing of living human beings. Any expression of that view, any political action taken to advance it, is going to offend many pro-choicers, and could lead some people to violent acts. Pro-choicers who want pro-lifers to stop saying that abortion kills unborn children aren’t objecting to the pro-life movement’s rhetoric; they’re objecting to its existence.

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And third — and this is where things get Alanis Morrissette chaotic Paladin-level ironic — this frame will not work because the media was so successful at squashing the very story they now cite as the source of Dear’s rage: the series of undercover videos, which have depicted behind-the-scenes activities and conversations at Planned Parenthood facilities across the country and with their top ranking officials, showing them engaging in legally questionable and ethically vile behavior, even to the point of negotiating the sale of baby parts for profit.

It is a very hard case to make that pro-lifers telling the truth about Planned Parenthood, and politicians demanding they be called to account for that truth, are acts that encourage domestic terrorism. It is harder still to make that case when you have worked tirelessly over the course of months to squelch all reporting about this story that did not declare it debunked.

So prepare to read about how Dear is representative of the radical ideology espoused and shared by most pro-life Christians, the Center for Medical Progress, and the Little Sisters of the Poor. And tomorrow Planned Parenthood will go back to its work: the casual daily murder of innocent human life, justified by an anti-scientific ideology that dehumanizes its victims, profiting from the taxpayers and the products of this destruction in turn, over and over and over again.

“We can’t let it become normal,” President Obama said the other day. I agree. But it already is, because he and others want it to be.

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“[P]eople have to understand that hateful rhetoric and words and harassment of doctors and harassment of women going to health centers have real implications.”

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Plain ol’ deadly black.

captnjoe on December 1, 2015 at 12:21 AM

That’ll work…

Newtie and the Beauty on December 1, 2015 at 12:33 AM

Where’s that?

Newtie and the Beauty on December 1, 2015 at 12:29 AM

Down in Panama, Caribbean side. Amazing place.

Also known as the San Blas

captnjoe on December 1, 2015 at 12:33 AM

OK, got to go watch TV with the puppies… They’re getting restless…

oscarwilde on December 1, 2015 at 12:23 AM

Lemme guess…”Lady and the Tramp” or “101 Dalmatians”?

Niters and sleep well, Oscar!

Newtie and the Beauty on December 1, 2015 at 12:34 AM

Well, mates, time for me to hit the bunk.

Fair winds and following seas!

captnjoe on December 1, 2015 at 12:28 AM

Niters and sleep well, Cap!

Newtie and the Beauty on December 1, 2015 at 12:34 AM

I haven’t been around QOTD a lot lately. Did you get some new puppies ? What sort of puppies are they ?

jaime on December 1, 2015 at 12:28 AM

Oscar’s puppy sitting for some friends of his, Jaime…Bless His Heart, he’s got five to keep him out of trouble… ;-)

Newtie and the Beauty on December 1, 2015 at 12:35 AM

Nite sweet Beauty!

(walking like a drunken sailor to his bunk)

captnjoe on December 1, 2015 at 12:36 AM

….I’m still eating the Turkey Dinner that my good friend’s wife cooked for Frank’s Giving…….

….best meal I’ve had in a loooooong time!

williamg on December 1, 2015 at 12:36 AM

That’s five PUPPIES, Jaime…six if you count Oscar’s Pet Pooch… ;-)

Newtie and the Beauty on December 1, 2015 at 12:36 AM

Oscar’s puppy sitting for some friends of his, Jaime…Bless His Heart, he’s got five to keep him out of trouble… ;-)

Newtie and the Beauty on December 1, 2015 at 12:35 AM

Five sounds like a real handful. I had two puppies at once and they were trying.

jaime on December 1, 2015 at 12:38 AM

Sara

jaime on December 1, 2015 at 12:39 AM

I remember when the oldest bro came home to visit from the Army. He told us he’d teach us to play “Army” really well. We didn’t know what “K.P.” was, but it sounded cool – probably involved heavy combat! Well, it made our Mom happy at least.

whatcat on December 1, 2015 at 12:32 AM

And when Mom’s happy… ;-)

Newtie and the Beauty on December 1, 2015 at 12:46 AM

One Of These Nights

jaime on December 1, 2015 at 12:46 AM

The shooting suspect reportedly told police “no more baby parts” during his arrest, which Planned Parenthood officials say indicates that the attacks were triggered by the videos.

No. This proves that Planned Parenthood’s efforts to harvest fetal organs lead to the attack.
Their “attack the messenger” tactics don’t excuse them from the backlash for a practice that can only be described as barbaric.
Planned Parenthood has apologized for some aspects of the program, so it can’t be cast as nonexistent or debunked.

J_Crater on December 1, 2015 at 12:50 AM

Eagles – Journey of the Sorcerer

And on that note, I bid Friends and Lurkers niters and sleep well! Eight o’clock comes early in the am… o_O

Otto, keep ’em happy… ;-)

Newtie and the Beauty on December 1, 2015 at 12:51 AM

Take It To The Limit

jaime on December 1, 2015 at 12:51 AM

‘Night Newtie

jaime on December 1, 2015 at 12:52 AM

And when Mom’s happy… ;-)

Newtie and the Beauty on December 1, 2015 at 12:46 AM

Yuppers. The only combat injury we younger bros sustained were dishpan hands.

whatcat on December 1, 2015 at 12:53 AM

New Kid In Town

jaime on December 1, 2015 at 12:56 AM

Hotel California

Gotta Go

‘Nite All

jaime on December 1, 2015 at 1:03 AM

Get laid, sell the outcome for parts. Win win.

–Planned Parenthood

spmat on December 1, 2015 at 1:04 AM

Dire Straits was here..:)

Dire Straits on December 1, 2015 at 1:38 AM

My collegue Axe is in charge of the biggest particle accelerator in Pikersville. Plus he got an honorary doctorate from alfalfa sprouts inventor of the pickle compression algorithm.

SpongePuppy on December 1, 2015 at 1:46 AM

Dire Straits on December 1, 2015 at 1:38 AM

How do we know it’s you? Please verify your identity by giving us the last four digits of Kate Uptons measurements.

SpongePuppy on December 1, 2015 at 1:49 AM

Hey just kill your offspring before they are born. It’s called planned parenthood. Plan who gets killed and who doesn’t.

SpongePuppy on December 1, 2015 at 1:51 AM

….there’s still Police Band stuff out there that shows that the guy was NOT in Planned Parenthood when he started killing……WHY does no one Investigate this?

…..and they’ve sealed records on this…….WHY?

williamg on December 1, 2015 at 2:02 AM

SpongePuppy on December 1, 2015 at 1:49 AM

rofl..I don’t know them but they are very good..imho..:)

Dire Straits on December 1, 2015 at 2:03 AM

….there’s still Police Band stuff out there that shows that the guy was NOT in Planned Parenthood when he started killing……WHY does no one Investigate this?

…..and they’ve sealed records on this…….WHY?

williamg on December 1, 2015 at 2:02 AM

Because the truth does not fit the message that the media and our political masters wish to convey….

But then, you knew that already.

LegendHasIt on December 1, 2015 at 2:08 AM

Dire Straits on December 1, 2015 at 2:03 AM

Hehe. OK it must be you cause Dave knows them exactly.

SpongePuppy on December 1, 2015 at 2:09 AM

Handbags & the Gladrags – Rod Stewart…..

williamg on December 1, 2015 at 2:11 AM

Hey I successfully planned my parenthood. All my children are two years apart because I killed all the ones that put a kink in my time line.

Plus there was that little girl I didn’t want so I just called planned parenthood and they took care of it and even kept the messy body parts.

SpongePuppy on December 1, 2015 at 2:12 AM

Hey the planned parenthood breeders pro plus package has a guarantee, if one of your offspring happens to survive their brutal death assault they will such out its brains at no extra charge and will wipe everything with a cloth.

SpongePuppy on December 1, 2015 at 2:15 AM

Dear Pope,

It’s not sacrilegious to call you a jackass because you don’t seem very popey to me.

You seem more like Sean Penn in a fancy frock.

SpongePuppy on December 1, 2015 at 2:24 AM

SpongePuppy on December 1, 2015 at 2:09 AM

But Dave is not here..:)

Dire Straits on December 1, 2015 at 2:37 AM

But Dave is not here..:)

Dire Straits on December 1, 2015 at 2:37 AM

I know where he is…
< ——- somewhere over there

31giddyup on December 1, 2015 at 2:49 AM

Richard Thompson – Shenandoah

williamg on December 1, 2015 at 2:56 AM

Dire Straits was . . .

ah crap

Axe on December 1, 2015 at 3:01 AM

Richard Thompson – Shenandoah….

williamg on December 1, 2015 at 3:01 AM

Dire Straits was . . .

ah crap

Axe on December 1, 2015 at 3:01 AM

Sorry, shudda toldja not to look.

31giddyup on December 1, 2015 at 3:18 AM

Richard Thompson – Shenandoah….

williamg on December 1, 2015 at 3:01 AM

I see your Shenandoah and raise you a Red River Valley.

31giddyup on December 1, 2015 at 3:24 AM

Israeli military shoots kills suspected Palestinian stabber.

Everybody sing:

“One less bell to answer, one less egg to fry…”

31giddyup on December 1, 2015 at 3:57 AM

People who murder babies should perhaps not talk about the creation of an atmosphere of violence by others.

It has long been discussed how the acceptance of the legalized murder of babies has coarsened the national psyche.

And there has been a corresponding increase in the appearance in the country of a lack of respect for the idea of the sanctity of life.

Correlation isn’t causation but somehow it does make one wonder.

I know that I won’t be judged by God as being a participant in that murder. Whether I’ve done enough may be a problem.

Where to draw the line when the death of innocents is ongoing?

jake1246 on December 1, 2015 at 4:12 AM

For Cowboy:
Remember When

Pray this next year goes by fast.

31giddyup on December 1, 2015 at 4:16 AM

Jake1246 – 4:12

I’m at the point where I think animals have a better regard for their young than humans.

Niters HA

Hugs and Blessings to HA

…and Lord, could you stock up some
lightening bolts and toss ’em where needed?
Sooner the better. Love Ya!

“He’s got the whole world in his hands.
He’s got the whole wide world in his hands.”

31giddyup on December 1, 2015 at 4:24 AM

31giddyup on

omg

Axe on December 1, 2015 at 4:25 AM

Setting aside the inherent humor — sorry, humour — of being a pauper and falling in love with and internet dating an independently wealthy woman who just happens to be on a capital/labor — sorry, labour — strike,

It would behoove some people to consider that it is possible to give Christmas presents of great value to the recipient without spending even one Utopian-funding™ cent.

*sip*

omg.

Axe on December 1, 2015 at 4:35 AM

Morning y’all
Hope you all had a successful cyber Monday….was able to get a few things for Mr cmsinaz from his Santa list

cmsinaz on December 1, 2015 at 4:37 AM

Good morning everybody.

Racistanyway on December 1, 2015 at 5:00 AM

Hope you all had a successful cyber Monday….was able to get a few things for Mr cmsinaz from his Santa list

cmsinaz on December 1, 2015 at 4:37 AM

:(

I was unable to participate.

On an unrelated note, I’m now available for odd jobs in an attempt to make-up $300.

Cup of coffee? :) — Only $300!

Axe on December 1, 2015 at 5:11 AM

Good morning everybody.

Racistanyway on December 1, 2015 at 5:00 AM

You can’t prove that.

Axe on December 1, 2015 at 5:12 AM

. . . witchy women. I swear. And there are men all over the country doing Eskimo kisses with perfectly normal babes in pajamas whilst sipping hot chocolate and giggling.

I. Have. Had. It.

Axe on December 1, 2015 at 5:16 AM

<– STORMS

Axe on December 1, 2015 at 5:17 AM

Axe on December 1, 2015 at 4:35 AM

It’s probly better to fall in love with that lady whom feeds the pigeons for tuppence a day. Oh wait a Hottie with an umbrella just flew by. She seems like a real Britcess.

SpongePuppy on December 1, 2015 at 5:19 AM

Ill take a cup Axe:)

cmsinaz on December 1, 2015 at 5:27 AM

–>

Ill take a cup Axe:)

cmsinaz on December 1, 2015 at 5:27 AM

*pours coffee*

:)

. . .

<– RESTORMS

Axe on December 1, 2015 at 5:56 AM

Palin, Palin, Palin.

Trump shows up with Herman Cain and the panel feels he’s attracting the Sarah Palin crowd.
Why limit your appeal mika wonders.

The idiots forget that evangelicals stayed home in droves the last election.

renalin on December 1, 2015 at 6:23 AM

Civil war in the gop if trump wins NH and iowa
-morning Joe

cmsinaz on December 1, 2015 at 6:24 AM

Renalin
Yeah, I was thinking along the same lines re: mikas theory

cmsinaz on December 1, 2015 at 6:26 AM

Which witchy woman is Axe storming about about?

Racistanyway on December 1, 2015 at 6:27 AM

Civil war in the gop if trump wins NH and iowa
-morning Joe

Works for me!

Racistanyway on December 1, 2015 at 6:29 AM

Follow the money.

My take:
https://kingsjester.wordpress.com/2015/12/01/obama-apologizes-for-america-again-ushers-in-the-breakthrough-energy-coalition-shades-of-the-chicago-climate-exchange

Obama Apologizes For America Again, Ushers in the “Breakthrough Energy Coalition”. Shades of the Chicago Climate Exchange?

kingsjester on December 1, 2015 at 6:32 AM

RA :)

cmsinaz on December 1, 2015 at 6:33 AM

the look on obamas face when he’s being beeped to end his speech at the climate change conference is priceless. the narcissist in chief bristles in anger. LOL.

renalin on December 1, 2015 at 6:36 AM

Climate change is real
-morning Joe

SMH

cmsinaz on December 1, 2015 at 6:38 AM

Excellent take KJ
:)

cmsinaz on December 1, 2015 at 6:39 AM

cmsinaz on December 1, 2015 at 6:39 AM
Thank you, ma’am!
Scooter’s motives for battling “Climate Change” are less than altruistic.

kingsjester on December 1, 2015 at 6:44 AM

Indeed KJ

cmsinaz on December 1, 2015 at 6:50 AM

Good morning everybody.

Racistanyway on December 1, 2015 at 5:00 AM

You can’t prove that.

Axe on December 1, 2015 at 5:12 AM

Oh! I can!

You’re up and drinking whatever and posting at HA!

Seriously … what more do you want, especially since SpoungePuppy is already snagging the hot chic with the umbrella flying by?

smokeyblonde on December 1, 2015 at 6:52 AM

Howdy, all!

Been awhile as the kiddies (21 & 24) were visiting the past 1 1/2 weeks, but nice to be back! :)

smokeyblonde on December 1, 2015 at 6:53 AM

Hey CMS

a lotta christie love on morning joe. HE’S SURGING!!!!!! They show a Boston poll where he’s at 4% .

renalin on December 1, 2015 at 6:55 AM

Welcome back Smokey, nice to have you back.

Racistanyway on December 1, 2015 at 7:01 AM

Indeed renalin
Just one photo with him hugging dear leader and it’s ‘good night Irene’ for him

cmsinaz on December 1, 2015 at 7:11 AM

Hey SB
Very happy you had some kiddie time….it’s always nice

cmsinaz on December 1, 2015 at 7:13 AM

Indeed renalin
Just one photo with him hugging dear leader and it’s ‘good night Irene’ for him

Some crimes are too reprehensible to forgive, cms.

Racistanyway on December 1, 2015 at 7:24 AM

a lotta christie love on morning joe. HE’S SURGING!!!!!! They show a Boston poll where he’s at 4% .

renalin on December 1, 2015 at 6:55 AM

A liberal Northeastern “Republican” is unelectable in the general election be it Christie, Trump or (snicker) Chafee.

Happy Nomad on December 1, 2015 at 7:25 AM

Greeting all! This place needs some sort of Early Morning QOTD thread, I think.

Buckshot Bill on December 1, 2015 at 7:25 AM

Thanks for the Welcome Back, RA and CMS!

Nothing more surrealistic than spending 10 days with adult children for the first time since they went to college! They go away rebellious, I Can Take The WORLD teenagers and return as smart, capable, confident, fun adults.

And I will be thanking God every day that even though we were young and poor most of their lives, their Dad and I actually did pretty damn good!

smokeyblonde on December 1, 2015 at 7:27 AM

a lotta christie love on morning joe. HE’S SURGING!!!!!! They show a Boston poll where he’s at 4% .

renalin on December 1, 2015 at 6:55 AM

Wasn’t Gilmore at like 3% in the last Reuters’ nation poll? There’s your surge; he’s beating Paul! In a poll with 6-8% MOE, but still….

Buckshot Bill on December 1, 2015 at 7:32 AM

Greeting all! This place needs some sort of Early Morning QOTD thread, I think.

Buckshot Bill on December 1, 2015 at 7:25 AM

The Proud. The Few. The Early Morning Crew.

Racistanyway on December 1, 2015 at 7:34 AM

Happy Nomad on December 1, 2015 at 7:25 AM
unless they pick a credible conservative candidate that will excite the base.

renalin on December 1, 2015 at 7:36 AM

OMG! christies wife looks like she’s missing a tooth.

straight from the trailer park

renalin on December 1, 2015 at 7:40 AM

The Proud. The Few. The Early Morning Crew.

Racistanyway on December 1, 2015 at 7:34 AM

Where can I get a big-ass coffee mug with that on it? :)

smokeyblonde on December 1, 2015 at 7:46 AM

smokeyblonde on December 1, 2015 at 7:27 AM

I hear you SB! It is so very gratifying. We are extremely proud of our three sons and the men and fathers they have become.

esr1951 on December 1, 2015 at 7:47 AM

I missed this yesterday, but fun anyway:
Herman Cain to Jeb Bush: ‘At least I was once winning’

But Cain, who will appear at a Donald Trump rally Monday night in Georgia, defended his long-shot bid, saying he went farther in the polls than Bush has this whole cycle without the advantage of a famous last name or fundraising power.

“If you want to say I had a ‘fall,’ go ahead, I guess. You can’t fall when you’ve never gotten any higher than the floor in the first place, and that’s the state of the Jeb Bush campaign,” Cain wrote on his website.

Buckshot Bill on December 1, 2015 at 7:49 AM

Planned Parenthood is just a politically soft toned brand name used because Moloch Baby Murder Center sounded a bit un-inviting..

God (not theirs) have mercy on this nation for letting this holocaust continue.

#hitlersmiles

PappyD61 on December 1, 2015 at 7:57 AM

Hear hear SB :)

Tru Dat RA

cmsinaz on December 1, 2015 at 8:02 AM

“even going as far as to falsely claim in a debate that undercover video shot in the organization had shown “a fully formed fetus on the table,…”

Wrong. Wrong. Wrong. It appears that the tactics of the left work, even among supposed Right Media. Carly’s words were absolutely accurate on exactly what the video and testimony depicted. Her claims were NOT false. I ask you to go back to the exact words that she used and view the video that she refers to. They match exactly. No, not in the meaning that has been ascribed to them by the leftist media and the PP supporters.

There are “first things” that we as conservatives must take into the core of our hearts and our being. One of those First Things is that the Leftists are firmly in charge of both the outlets and the analysis of events. They own almost all of the media, and even have sway at Fox News. You MUST evaluate EVERYTHING and must always be wary of the abstractions that you eat and digest.

This one is a bad piece of cheese that you have taken. Get some Pepto and Fiber and get rid of it.

Medbob on December 1, 2015 at 8:22 AM

PappyD61 on December 1, 2015 at 7:57 AM

Amen, Pappy…

But the Chastisement is coming. You can feel it. God have mercy.

pannw on December 1, 2015 at 8:52 AM

Wasn’t Gilmore at like 3% in the last Reuters’ nation poll? There’s your surge; he’s beating Paul! In a poll with 6-8% MOE, but still….

Buckshot Bill on December 1, 2015 at 7:32 AM

Gilmore fluctuates between 0 and 1%.

RickB on December 1, 2015 at 11:49 AM

Greeting all! This place needs some sort of Early Morning QOTD thread, I think.

Buckshot Bill on December 1, 2015 at 7:25 AM

We used to, it was called 0bamateurism of the day…

OmahaConservative on December 1, 2015 at 12:10 PM

We used to, it was called 0bamateurism of the day…

OmahaConservative on December 1, 2015 at 12:10 PM

Ed could have written an entire blog’s worth of posts daily just on Obama – I think that’s why he quit.

AesopFan on December 1, 2015 at 11:39 PM