Quotes of the day

posted at 8:01 pm on January 29, 2016 by Allahpundit

I’ve been hearing about the impending “conservative crackup” for nearly 25 years. The term was coined by R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr., the founder of The American Spectator. He meant that conservatism had lost its philosophical coherence. But the phrase almost instantly became a catchall for any prediction of the Right’s imminent demise or dissolution…

Well, thanks to Donald Trump, tomorrow may be here. There’s a fierce internecine battle over whether to oppose Trump’s run, passively accept his popularity, or zealously support his bid…

There’s no shortage of reasons for the fact that the Right is at war over whether or not to take a flier on Trump. All of the various establishments and the counter-establishments overpromised and underdelivered in recent years. Congressional leaders talked a big game while campaigning but played small ball once reelected. Cruz and his supporters accused his fellow politicians of being corrupt sellouts, and so many people believed him, they’d now rather take a gamble on Trump than back Cruz, a mere politician.

Tomorrow seems closer than ever before.

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As if to validate every insult ever hurled at it, the GOP elite is putting on a display of fecklessness that has to surprise even its most vociferous critics.

It is the quisling establishment. All signs are that Beltway Republicans are ready and willing to accept their new Trumpian overlord.

There is much argument about what really constitutes the establishment. The past few weeks suggest a simple acid test: If you look at Donald Trump and think, “There’s a man I can deal with.” If you tell yourself, “He’s utterly without principle and therefore encouragingly malleable.” If you wonder, “How can I keep my head down, and maybe come out OK during a Trump campaign or even a Trump administration?” Well then, you are a member of the establishment in good standing, and you’ve got a problem.

The Trump rationalizations emanating from the wise old hands are something to behold. We’ve seen Republican consultants go from trying to organize Stop Trump efforts to declaring the Donald inevitable and the best of all alternatives in the space of a couple of weeks.

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But what’s become clear in this election is that there are another set of voters, more loosely connected to the Republican party, who sound populist tones and often have the same enemies as anti-Establishment conservatives. Yet they are much less concerned with actually advancing a clear conservative agenda.

This fissure can be seen in the closing fight between Trump and Cruz. Though early on, they were seen as appealing to the same set of voters, it isn’t really quite true…

Cruz supporters want to advance a specific set of ideas, and they believe that doing so requires making fundamental changes to how business is conducted in Washington. Trump supporters aren’t particularly ideological. They are frustrated because they think America is in decline economically, culturally and militarily, threatened by other nations on the world stage and by foreigners here at home. They don’t care about economic arguments in favor of free trade or constitutional arguments for executive restraint. They don’t bat an eye when Trump touts the importance of government seizures of private property for non-public use or the virtues of single-payer healthcare.

A Cruz supporter is the type of person who complains about the appropriations process in Washington, how the GOP leadership is undermining conservatives, and sees it as important to end corporate welfare institutions such as the Export-Import Bank. Trump supporters would be fine with more government spending, on, say, infrastructure, haven’t particularly paid much attention to fights about the chairmanship of congressional committees, and would probably be fine doubling corporate Export-Import bank subsidies if Trump told them it would help crush China.

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What does that mean for the Reagan revolution?

It means the end of that dream, and the start of something new

For Iowa Evangelicals, in particular, beware: Trump would not fight for Kim Davis, and he’s not going to fight for you when the Left comes after your schools, charities, churches, and other institutions. Not if it costs him. His Supreme Court picks will be a total gamble. And as a mother, I simply shudder at the thought of living in an America where the president engages in ranting, insulting tweets from the White House. Some people might think that’s a small thing, in part because they think the Big Man Trump will save America. Not me.

Trump’s dominance of the Republican party reveals how weak today that coalition of principled conservatives — the old Reagan Revolutionaries — is. And it’s an agonizing reality — so close, we imagined, to getting the trifecta of a conservative president with a Republican Congress. Finally, the era of limited government, the real Constitution, federalism, free enterprise, economic growth, and a strong defense could begin.

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Many of those same overpaid, underperforming tax-exempt sinecure-holders are now demanding that Trump be stopped. Why? Because, as his critics have noted in a rising chorus of hysteria, Trump represents “an existential threat to conservatism.”

Let that sink in. Conservative voters are being scolded for supporting a candidate they consider conservative because it would be bad for conservatism? And by the way, the people doing the scolding? They’re the ones who’ve been advocating for open borders, and nation-building in countries whose populations hate us, and trade deals that eliminated jobs while enriching their donors, all while implicitly mocking the base for its worries about abortion and gay marriage and the pace of demographic change. Now they’re telling their voters to shut up and obey, and if they don’t, they’re liberal.

It turns out the GOP wasn’t simply out of touch with its voters; the party had no idea who its voters were or what they believed. For decades, party leaders and intellectuals imagined that most Republicans were broadly libertarian on economics and basically neoconservative on foreign policy. That may sound absurd now, after Trump has attacked nearly the entire Republican catechism (he savaged the Iraq War and hedge fund managers in the same debate) and been greatly rewarded for it, but that was the assumption the GOP brain trust operated under. They had no way of knowing otherwise. The only Republicans they talked to read the Wall Street Journal too.

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In their approach to unseating Obama, the party rejected a populist angle, as well. Mitt Romney surrounded himself with a cadre of corporate lobbyists and leaned on Wall Street for fundraising, rather than on the huge grassroots donor network the Tea Party had uncovered…

Why has the GOP behaved this way? Part of it is just old habits. Part of it is that populism would require war against corporate welfare and the lobbyist revolving door that enriches all of these insiders at the expense of the rest of the country.

But part of it is elite identity politics: Republican leaders would rather be the party of White-Bread suburbia than of Blue-Collar America. Republican leaders want to be the party of Scarsdale, New York, and so they ignore Upstate New York, where the voters are up for grabs.

So Donald Trump has occupied Upstate New York — and Western Pennsylvania, and Lowell, Massachusetts. And maybe Iowa and New Hampshire

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At the same time, Trump is offering something genuinely transformational. His candidacy would reshape the Republican Party as more of a European-style white-identity party, rather than a party rooted in opposition to big government. Far-right parties in Europe organize their politics around opposition to immigration and defense of cultural traditionalism. Unlike the Republican Party, they do not take notably right-wing positions on taxes and spending. Indeed, they fuse together social traditionalism with populist economics in a political style some call herrenvolk democracy — a welfare state whose benefits should be restricted to people like us…

For Republicans, white identity politics is a political style. A Republican presidential candidate might run on Willie Horton and opposing same-sex marriage, but after being elected, he was expected to turn to reducing the top tax rate and deregulating business. Cultural appeal was the means, and economics the ends. What conservatives fear is that Trump might upend that delicate, unstated system by turning the means into the ends.

Their fear is by no means unfounded. Trump may currently line up with Republican doctrine, but he has not always.

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If there is anything positive I can say about Trump it is this: He gets this cosmopolitan/traditionalist divide, and he is the only candidate who lands foursquare with the traditionalists. He isn’t a fundamentalist, but he gets the whole “why can’t we just say Merry Christmas in supermarkets anymore?” He’s a billionaire, but he gets the anger at wealthy donors that many see as perverting the political system. There’s little doubt that his hotels have employed undocumented workers, but he gets the anger at what many see as a foolish unwillingness of this country to “control its borders” as the unwillingness of many in the Republican leadership to take strong, unambiguous stands on these issues (largely as a result of their own discomfort with these stands).

How did Republicans and the political class respond to Trump initially? They made fun of how he talked. Everyone was then surprised when people whose speech patterns are among the only patterns that are still socially appropriate to mock responded by liking Trump more (I actually think Trump’s accent is one of his biggest advantages). Making fun of his hair? Think about this the next time you make fun of someone with a mullet. Expressing outrage at his politically incorrect statements? I think Kevin Drum is part of the way there in this typically thoughtful essay in which he discusses the impact that political correctness has on people who feel silenced because they don’t know how to talk. But even this reflects Drum’s own internalized belief that the politically correct way to speak is the correct way to speak, while non-cosmopolitan Americans’ response is more visceral: “Why the hell can’t we call them illegal immigrants? Says who?” And Trump is the only candidate who unambiguously calls this out…

All of this is a lengthy way of saying that Trump is a creation of the Republican establishment, which is frankly uncomfortable with many of its own voters, and which mostly seeks to “manage” them. This is a group that looked at the Tea Party revolts of the past decade, looked at the broad field of Republican candidates (many of whom at least had ties to successful Tea Party revolts), and decided that none of these candidates were good enough.

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Trump is vain, vulgar, self-obsessed. He is everything that I dislike about America. I do not believe his candidacy is moving the Overton Window away from global market fundamentalism and toward a healthy American nationalism. He is instead making the causes of a pro-American trade policy and foreign policy more stupid, ugly, and repulsive to many who would benefit from them. He is basically hated by Independents and Democrats, many of whom could be attracted to a Republican Party that recognized that the economy is for man, and not the reverse.

I have wanted a nationalist course-correction for the Republican Party for a long time. America needs at least one political party that is working to create a political economy in which any family that has one hard-worker in it will surely live a decent and secure life. And further, that any family that lacks this through no fault of their own will not be reduced to circumstances that disgrace their nation.

Really, America should have two parties working for this ideal, even as they try to preserve the existing system that richly rewards some superstars and entrepreneurs. Trump will not effect this change in the Republican Party. Rather his political career is already entrenching the already-alarming and corrupting dynamic where the natural political antagonism of the two major parties is exacerbating and heightening racial and ethnic antagonism in American society generally. My best hope is that the scare Trump is delivering to the GOP and the conservative movement will allow steadier men to advance. Men who are less ideological and more attuned to the actual economic and spiritual needs of the party and the nation.

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More than his showman’s instinct for working a room, more than his ability to disrupt narratives with a single tweet, and even more than his unique New York patter, the most dangerous thing about him, from the perspective of Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, or Ted Cruz, is that he alone can run as if he has nothing lose, because he doesn’t, and they cannot. He can say whatever is on his mind, Bullworth-esque, because the risks are minimal. The others must still calibrate their messages carefully, because they’ve invested their lives in a cause…

Let’s say you were part of the tiny cabal that controls American politics, and you were to come to Hillary Clinton and propose, in exchange for dropping her candidate’s mask, she’d have a 50 percent greater chance of becoming president if she were to admit that, of all the people involved in her husband’s Oval Office affair, Monica Lewinsky has handled herself with the most grace and courage and deserves a lot better than she’s gotten…

Let’s say that the cabal proposed to Trump that it would make him president if only he agreed to drop his proposal to build a wall around the United States and instead focus on creating an immediate pathway to citizenship for the undocumented immigrants already living here.

Trump would take the deal. The others would not.

And that tells you all you need to know about the presidential race after the nomination.

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Of course the were. They apologized for how mean they were afterwards.

NWConservative on January 30, 2016 at 6:03 AM

It was rebellion and it was war. No doubt. Wasn’t the French Revolution, though. I hope you know the difference.

Grace_is_sufficient on January 30, 2016 at 6:07 AM

I can’t stand the behavior of the Trumpers, that’s it. Online especially. Babies soiling diapers, day in and day out.

Grace_is_sufficient on January 30, 2016 at 6:06 AM

hold a mirror will you, its you doing the crying right now.

nathor on January 30, 2016 at 6:11 AM

But what I think Trump haters really hate is the caricatured “little people” who support him. Trump haters KNOW they are better than the losers, sad sacks, nobodies (as Trump haters see them) who have the unmitigated gall to put in their two cents worth.

Christien on January 30, 2016 at 5:46 AM

Nice persecution complex you got there.

So, it’s not enough to see Trump for the unqualified, authoritarian hack that he is, but anyone who doesn’t agree with him must also be big ogre types who belittle your very existence.

Good grief. I’ve never seen so much whining in my life.

CivilDiscourse on January 30, 2016 at 6:12 AM

for me its a deal, i am loyal and forgiving until he gets elected because i believe his message. after he gets elected, its back to hold him to the same standards as anyone else.

nathor on January 30, 2016 at 5:51 AM

He’s got a packaged message just the same as the politicians do, believe that. I’m impressed that he’s not beholden to “big money” other than his own, but totally distrust his conservative cred. He’s in this for himself.

Grace_is_sufficient on January 30, 2016 at 6:12 AM

hold a mirror will you, its you doing the crying right now.

nathor on January 30, 2016 at 6:11 AM

I already told you: the insults have as much effect on me as a baby passing gas in their diaper.

They’re just annoying because they’re content-less. I mean Schad alone eats up half a page of posts and it’s “You’re a XYZ and an XYZ and an XYZ.” That’s it. It’s like buying a Sunday paper and 75% is ads for stuff you’re not looking to buy. Content-less, smudges your fingers, mildly annoying. Nothing more than that. Something you have to wade through to get to anything worth reading.

Grace_is_sufficient on January 30, 2016 at 6:16 AM

He’s got a packaged message just the same as the politicians do, believe that. I’m impressed that he’s not beholden to “big money” other than his own, but totally distrust his conservative cred. He’s in this for himself.

Grace_is_sufficient on January 30, 2016 at 6:12 AM

agree with you, he is not conservative in a puritan kind of way. I am not as well, but if I was, i would not send a pure conservative to DC. any knight in shining armor will only drown in the swamp. you need to send in an Ogre that happens to be on your side and knows his way around the swamp and know how to crush its critters. I really believe that will work.

nathor on January 30, 2016 at 6:17 AM

Good grief. I’ve never seen so much whining in my life.

CivilDiscourse on January 30, 2016 at 6:12 AM

I beg to differ.

Obamabots. 2008. ;-)

Grace_is_sufficient on January 30, 2016 at 6:18 AM

Grace_is_sufficient on January 30, 2016 at 6:06 AM

If the shoe doesn’t fit, don’t wear it, then. I hear you about the vitriol, but people are tired of a hostile living environment, where they have to be the battered spouse 24/7/365 for life. Trump said at his vets event last night that sometimes you have to stick up for yourself, that America needs to stick up for itself, and that’s an empowering message for many.

Christien on January 30, 2016 at 6:18 AM

Say, Gracie:

It has been about ten hours now. Have you been able to find that one link I requested out of the “pages, and pages, and pages” you claim Schadenfreude actually wrote that he is an atheist, or otherwise literally denying the existence of God?

(Him teasing you about your holier-than-thou hypocrisy doesn’t count as denying the existence of God.)

LegendHasIt on January 30, 2016 at 6:20 AM

nathor,

I believe you.

Christien on January 30, 2016 at 6:21 AM

Obamabots. 2008. ;-)

Grace_is_sufficient on January 30, 2016 at 6:18 AM

lol. Maybe, though I think the online vitriol you’re talking about is particular to the Trump braggadocio. Insulting their way to the presidency. :-)

CivilDiscourse on January 30, 2016 at 6:23 AM

I already told you: the insults have as much effect on me as a baby passing gas in their diaper.

They’re just annoying because they’re content-less. I mean Schad alone eats up half a page of posts and it’s “You’re a XYZ and an XYZ and an XYZ.” That’s it. It’s like buying a Sunday paper and 75% is ads for stuff you’re not looking to buy. Content-less, smudges your fingers, mildly annoying. Nothing more than that. Something you have to wade through to get to anything worth reading.

Grace_is_sufficient on January 30, 2016 at 6:16 AM

its primary season, this is a political blog, bloggers have pitchforks in their hands and they defend their choices, what do you expect? people to take turns to speak?

you are like, buaaaa, i dont like the tone of this site, people repeat the message too much and are mean, buaaaa.

nathor on January 30, 2016 at 6:24 AM

LegendHasIt on January 30, 2016 at 6:20 AM

Schad is clearly a Christ believer. It has been established over the years. grace certainly doesn’t come off as a Christian with her vitriol and hatred/aversion of Trump supporters…

OmahaConservative on January 30, 2016 at 6:27 AM

CivilDiscourse on January 30, 2016 at 6:12 AM

Head, they win; tails you lose. Get used to it, champ. Sucks to see your enemies shaking off their malaise. Maybe y’all finally pushed your luck too far finally. I prefer you keep up the ridicule and disbelief, because if they win and you lose, the cheer moment will be totally b!tchin’, breh.

Christien on January 30, 2016 at 6:28 AM

HiLRods Email:Calling for a Special Council:
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FACT DC [email protected] 7h7 hours ago

.@factdc Statement: @HillaryClinton’s Emails ‘Too Damaging’ to Release Demand Special Counsel http://bit.ly/1Qyh0a5 #ClintonEmails #ethics
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Update: Clinton’s Emails ‘Too Damaging’ to Release Demand Special Counsel

January 29, 2016
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Statement by Matthew Whitaker, Executive Director, non-partisan ethics watchdog the Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust (FACT) in response to the report today that some of Hillary Clinton’s emails were too classified to release.

“The revelation today that the Obama State Department has deemed some of Hillary Clinton’s emails ‘too damaging’ to release in any kind of form now removes any doubt about whether Hillary Clinton put our national security at risk for the sake of her personal privacy and pursuit of the White House. This week I called for the appointment of a special counsel to investigate this most serious breach of national security. Because the Obama administration has a clear conflict of interest, it is imperative this investigation is done by an individual independent from the administration and is required to maintain the citizen’s trust in and the integrity of the government. This call is even more urgent given today’s disturbing news.”
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http://www.factdc.org/#!Update-Clintons-Emails-Too-Damaging-to-Release-Demand-Special-Counsel/c24/56ac04830cf2c295f1f63bf5

FACT DC [email protected] Jan 26

.@dcexaminer reports on @FACTDC’s call for a special counsel investigation of @HillaryClinton’s emails: http://washex.am/1WMLCHm #ethics
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Gabriel Debenedetti [email protected] 15h15 hours ago

Just in: statement from Clinton’s @brianefallon on her emails. “This appears to be over-classification run amok.”

https://twitter.com/gdebenedetti/status/693169683256578048

canopfor on January 30, 2016 at 6:29 AM

Trump has swag, as the kids say.

Christien on January 30, 2016 at 6:30 AM

Good morning everybody.

Racistanyway on January 30, 2016 at 6:32 AM

Racistanyway on January 30, 2016 at 6:32 AM

Morning?
Oh, crud! I better get to bed!

Y’all have a nice day.

LegendHasIt on January 30, 2016 at 6:36 AM

Oh Sh*t:

Cruz:
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https://twitter.com/allahpundit

Allahpundit Retweeted
Sarah Rumpf [email protected] 5h5 hours ago

Cruz campaign confirms controversial Iowa mailer is theirs. Story to follow at @IndJournal #iacaucus
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He Said He Was An Undecided Iowan Until He He Received This Controversial Mailer From Ted Cruz.
Jan 30? 2016
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As Iowans prepare to head to the caucuses on Monday for the nation’s first votes in the presidential primaries, the campaigns are pulling out all the stops. The mailer sent out by one Republican campaign, however, might end up backfiring.

Hinkeldy was annoyed by the mailer, and tweeted “Hey @tedcruz your brilliant public shaming campaign has inspired me to caucus on Monday…For @marcorubio.” He confirmed that he had been leaning towards Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and hadn’t yet completely made up his mind, but the mailer “took me over the edge finally.”

(More….)
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http://journal.ijreview.com/2016/01/252498-said-undecided-iowan-received-controversial-mailer-ted-cruz/

https://twitter.com/tomahink

canopfor on January 30, 2016 at 6:38 AM

Look on da brightside,…..Trump is Hammering da Clintons!!!!!!!!!

Oh, GoodMorning everyone:)

canopfor on January 30, 2016 at 6:40 AM

canopfor on January 30, 2016 at 6:38 AM

Good. This may finally sink Goober (Cruz) Pyle…

OmahaConservative on January 30, 2016 at 6:40 AM

I still don’t support or oppose Trump, as a lifelong nonpartisan (Repub family), but I actively accept his popularity and appreciate him discomfiting (look it up, CD) the ruling class.

As they say on the farm, pigs get fatter–hogs get slaughtered.

Christien on January 30, 2016 at 6:43 AM

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canopfor on January 30, 2016 at 6:45 AM

I can’t stand the behavior of the Trumpers, that’s it. Online especially. Babies soiling diapers, day in and day out.

Grace_is_sufficient on January 30, 2016 at 6:06 AM

Your caricature of Trump supporters is a product of your own biases. Trump supporters are typically no different than other posters. I witness more slanderous and degrading epithets being thrown by anti-Trumpers than by Trump supporters.

Your own post bears this out. “Babies soiling diapers”. Really? You lose all credibility when using such demeaning labels, and I lose all interest and respect for anything you might have to say. It makes you appear as just a hypocrite, engaging in the same behavior you are excoriating other posters about.

bobthm3 on January 30, 2016 at 6:48 AM

canopfor on January 30, 2016 at 6:38 AM

Hold the phone!

Christien on January 30, 2016 at 6:48 AM

taquiya….the muslim equivalent of grace_is_sufficient for Chrisitians.

renalin on January 30, 2016 at 6:53 AM

nathor,

I believe you.

Christien on January 30, 2016 at 6:21 AM

thanks. because of those liberals, I really think Trump has very good chances. especially if hillary is nominated. she is donor controlled to the tune of billions and Trump will hurt her in her glass jaw.

nathor on January 30, 2016 at 6:53 AM

Trump definitely has swagger. He holds his chin out and his head up exuding confidene. It is the true stance of a leader and one I prefer to march into battle with. Lots of battles ahead of us requiring extreme leadership. Still trying to figure out though if Trump does the cut and run thing when uncomfortable or is it a move out of the Art of the Deal playbook.

justonevictory on January 30, 2016 at 6:55 AM

That’s what I was thinking. He’d have to do pretty much everything (even ordering staples for the Oval Office) by Executive Order. Kinda been too much of the EO thing already for my tastes.

whatcat on January 29, 2016 at 9:00 PM

Here’s the thing though,as Cruz correctly points out “You live by the pen,you die by the pen”. The “you” in this case being The One and his multitude of executive orders. All perfectly legal and constitutional.

He could investigate the shite out of EPA, PP, IRS etc,and you know he’d love. He could OFFICIALLY move the US embassy to Jerusalem,a niche issue that I care a lot about. He could also stop condemning them every time they build a house.

The President has a lot of foreign policy power. So even if congress wouldn’t cooperate with him (And i think they would in the first year at least). He could do SO MUCH GOOD.

That’s my counter argument. :)

Charliecrown on January 30, 2016 at 6:56 AM

For you HowlerMonkeys,..(i kid)
Trumps Rally from yesterday, the
Canadian Anchor Baby thingy:
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Gawd, glad when this carnage
is over, tired of cleaning blood off the decks of the USS Hot
Air, pitting commenters against commenters, but what the hell,
let FREEDOM RING, and DEMOCRACY ROLL——————-:0
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FULL SPEECH: Donald Trump Holds Rally at Nashua, NH After Abandoning 7th GOP Debate on Fox News
YouHotNews
YouHotNews

Published on Jan 29, 2016
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Trump calls Ted Cruz ‘an anchor baby in Canada’ https://youtu.be/zBrtp0wlZcs?t=42m00s
Jan 29, 2016 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds a campaign rally in Nashua, New Hampshire.
(51:03)
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zBrtp0wlZcs

canopfor on January 30, 2016 at 6:56 AM

canopfor on January 30, 2016 at 6:40 AM

Good to see you my friend..:):)

Dire Straits on January 30, 2016 at 6:58 AM

So sick of the Howler Monkeys label. Happy Nomad is a fcukin loon and she should be committed…

OmahaConservative on January 30, 2016 at 7:01 AM

Exactly what is a howler monkey so juvenille really.

justonevictory on January 30, 2016 at 7:05 AM

canopfor on January 30, 2016 at 6:38 AM

Good. This may finally sink Goober (Cruz) Pyle…

OmahaConservative on January 30, 2016 at 6:40 AM

OC: Lol, ya know I like Cruz, and this doesn’t bode well.

Either way, Cruz or Trump for President!
This election cycle, is opposite of Obama,
and its d*mn time, for Political Correctness
to die, just like Socialism, both experiments
are kill’n the planet:)

canopfor on January 30, 2016 at 7:05 AM

There be panic in the post.

With a base of Glenn Beck it make sense to be a bit on edge.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on January 30, 2016 at 7:08 AM

OmahaConservative on January 30, 2016 at 7:01 AM

Good to see you OC..:)

PS..Calm down..:)

Dire Straits on January 30, 2016 at 7:09 AM

justonevictory on January 30, 2016 at 6:55 AM

I doubt he will cut and run. In the past, I would’ve been skeptical. But I think waves of love and support from the people are making his greedy Grinch heart grow a few sizes. At his vets event two nights ago, he said, “All my life, I’ve been greedy, greedy, greedy, and now I want to be greedy for America.”

Christien on January 30, 2016 at 7:10 AM


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canopfor on January 30, 2016 at 7:11 AM

Running the office of the President of the USA is not a prayer breakfast.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on January 30, 2016 at 7:13 AM

It was rebellion and it was war. No doubt. Wasn’t the French Revolution, though. I hope you know the difference.

Grace_is_sufficient on January 30, 2016 at 6:07 AM

Far closer than many people want to admit. Think there wasn’t a Reign of Terror? Look at the number of Tories who left at musket point…. or died in the ashes of their burned out homes.

It wasn’t nearly as obvious, though. The Tories, unlike the aistos and others who fled France, didn’t end up in foreign countries where they didn’t speak the language, know the customs, eat the same food, or go to the same church. Instead, they went to the other British colonies like Canada, India, Australia, or back to England itself, and blended back into the population.

SDN on January 30, 2016 at 7:15 AM

So sick of the Howler Monkeys label. Happy Nomad is a fcukin loon and she should be committed…

OmahaConservative on January 30, 2016 at 7:01 AM

OC: I gotta tell you, the HM moniker makes me laugh, especially
from this:

Can we just agree, before the howler monkeys show up, that Trump’s performance last night was awful? He was his usual douche-baggy self- full of insults but never actually getting around to stake out a real position.

Happy Nomad on December 16, 2015 at 6:54 AM

Happy Nomad: Ya, I’d seen that last night, Kama Sutra HowLer
Monkeys something .:)

canopfor on December 16, 2015 at 7:10 AM

http://hotair.com/archives/2015/12/15/open-thread-cnnsalem-debate-main-event/comment-page-25/

canopfor on January 30, 2016 at 7:21 AM

PS..Calm down..:)

Dire Straits on January 30, 2016 at 7:09 AM

Dire Straits: Lol,….(laughing with ya OC).

Good morning Dire,…whats the word:)

canopfor on January 30, 2016 at 7:24 AM

OmahaConservative on January 30, 2016 at 7:01 AM

Agreed. In the spirit of the wolf photo you posted recently, I propose a compromise: Howling Wolves.

I prefer “Tramps,” because it sounds classy, in a self-deprecating way. Plus, to tramp on the establishment sounds kinda boot-on-the-neck. See also: Stomp.

Christien on January 30, 2016 at 7:25 AM

Goldman Sacks

APACHEWHOKNOWS on January 30, 2016 at 7:25 AM

CITI loans

APACHEWHOKNOWS on January 30, 2016 at 7:26 AM

I doubt he will cut and run. In the past, I would’ve been skeptical. But I think waves of love and support from the people are making his greedy Grinch heart grow a few sizes. At his vets event two nights ago, he said, “All my life, I’ve been greedy, greedy, greedy, and now I want to be greedy for America.”

Christien on January 30, 2016 at 7:10 AM

he has a big ego and he likes to be liked. My take is that he already feels himself successful and cant care less about playing the game for another billion. so he decided to play for the country and getting his ego kicks by trying to be a great president that makes america great.
what is his definition of greatness? that we are rich and have safe comfortable luxurious lifes and we are famous and respected(or feared) abroad.

is this conservatism? maybe not, but its quite an attractive deal IMO.

nathor on January 30, 2016 at 7:27 AM

David Barton

http://www.wallbuilders.org

APACHEWHOKNOWS on January 30, 2016 at 7:28 AM

Sheep dogs have to be willing to bite and drag down the wolves.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on January 30, 2016 at 7:30 AM

That was fast,……………RE: Patrol#2:
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Source: Reuters – Sat, 30 Jan 2016 12:18 GMT
Author: Reuters
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canopfor on January 30, 2016 at 7:31 AM

Latest Cruz Videos( and AD’s):
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canopfor on January 30, 2016 at 7:38 AM

canopfor on January 30, 2016 at 7:24 AM

How are the Grandsons doing??.:)

Dire Straits on January 30, 2016 at 7:39 AM

Donald J. Trump

@realDonaldTrump

I will be in Iowa all day and until Tuesday morning. Finally, after all these years of watching stupidity, we will MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!
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http://www.donaldtrump2016online.com/

canopfor on January 30, 2016 at 7:40 AM

nathor,

That’s likely a big part of his motivation. I can see that.

Christien on January 30, 2016 at 7:40 AM

canopfor on January 30, 2016 at 7:24 AM

How are the Grandsons doing??.:)

Dire Straits on January 30, 2016 at 7:39 AM

Dire Straits: Both are doin great, getting the oldest around
11:00PM, for the day, and the tobaggan hill is
1/4 mile away, with fresh snow, ready to go:)

I hope your family is doing great————:0

canopfor on January 30, 2016 at 7:42 AM

But what’s become clear in this election is that there are another set of voters, more loosely connected to the Republican party, who sound populist tones and often have the same enemies as anti-Establishment conservatives. Yet they are much less concerned with actually advancing a clear conservative agenda.

Of course. They are of the same mentality of leftists that go gaga over a Franklin Roosevelt or Joseph Stalin, celebrating government officials as saviors. They are the Neanderthal voters.

rickv404 on January 30, 2016 at 7:44 AM

Sheep dogs have to be willing to bite and drag down the wolves.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on January 30, 2016 at 7:30 AM

APACHEWHOKNOWS: Amens on dats, Snakes and Rats too——:)

AWK’s, Lol, I thought that might be a link,
to the Mexican Border Wall blue-prints and
plans–:0

canopfor on January 30, 2016 at 7:48 AM

canopfor on January 30, 2016 at 7:42 AM

All is well..:)

Dire Straits on January 30, 2016 at 7:55 AM

What is a “voter shame letter”?

Who sent out “vote shame letters” in Iowa?

APACHEWHOKNOWS on January 30, 2016 at 7:55 AM

What is a “voter shame letter”?

Who sent out “vote shame letters” in Iowa?

APACHEWHOKNOWS on January 30, 2016 at 7:55 AM

Remember the info on 191 MILLION U.S. voters stolen recently?

Maybe secret balloting isn’t secret.

Christien on January 30, 2016 at 8:03 AM

RUSH: This is Greg in Oakhurst, California. It’s great to have you on the program, sir. Hello. You’re up first today.

CALLER: Hi, Rush. Longtime listener, 24/7 member, been listening for 25 years and I appreciate what you do and thanks for taking my call.

RUSH: You bet, sir.

CALLER: Listen, I was just so upset with Megyn Kelly last night. I watch Fox News a lot, and, you know, it’s the first time that I can remember any network ever showing videotape of the candidates and then asking them to respond to themselves. And she did that to both Rubio and Cruz, and I guess you could say she did it because they are the leading two candidates at this point without Trump there. But the thing that I was so upset about was when she asked Cruz to respond to what his video showed, she said (paraphrasing), “Were you acting then or was that just an act?”

And then when he responded she tried to act like, Oh, no, I’ve got you here.” And then immediately afterwards, on her show, if you were watching Fox and stayed with ’em, on her show more than once she said when he responded and gave the same answer, she said, “You’re right, you’re right, I did some heavy research,” I think is what she said, “I did some heavy research into that, and you’re absolutely right,” and she conceded the point that he made during the debate. Now, during the debate there was a much larger audience, of course, than for her show, so she tried to show that she could stick him, she could really get him, but then during her show she conceded that he was correct.

RUSH: Yes. Yes, I’m quite aware of this, the fact that this happened. Not surprised you’re upset about it. Not surprised it’s the first call we’re getting today about this. Because I’ve had any number of people reacting the way you have and even making the point okay, fine, so she finally figured it out and announced that he was right, but long after 90% of the audience was gone.

CALLER: Right, exactly. And listen, Rush, I’m a Rubio supporter because I feel that he’s got the best chance of beating Hillary, unless she’s indicted, of course, which I hope, but I like Cruz more, I like his positions more, but I believe that Rubio is the person who can beat Hillary. And she went after both of them, but really, even though I’m supporting Rubio, I wouldn’t be disappointed, as I said, if Cruz got the nomination. But even though she went after both of them, she really tried to nail Cruz, and then admitted that he was right later. So hypocritical. You know, it’s very upsetting.

Now, notice Rush’s response, here.

RUSH: Well, that’s the larger point here is that I’ve had it said to me if once it’s been 10 times, that people are a little worn out with these debates ending up being debates between the moderators and the candidates, not the debates between the candidates and the candidates themselves. And it comes across as gotcha. And of course the moderators say, “No, our job is to vet these people for you. Our job is to expose them.”

Let me tell you something, Greg, for better or worse, what you saw last night is what journalism is taught to do and be. That’s journalism. That’s how it’s taught. That’s how it’s practiced, and that’s how people in it judge whether or not somebody’s good at it. Can you expose a hypocrite? Can you speak truth to power? Can you destroy a powerful person who wants to have all kinds of power over the American people? Can you expose them as frauds, or whatever else. That becomes, and in many ways it always has been, what journalism really is. That’s why I make jokes over the years about it. If you want to climb the ladder in journalism go destroy the local guy in your town and the Washington Post might hear about it and hire you.

Except that Megyn Kelly wasn’t exposing Ted as a fraud, she was LYING and she ADMITTED SHE lied. Rush totally GLOSSED OVER THIS, and didn’t even address the caller’s point.

Lest you try to say that he did so unintentionally, let’s read a transcript from the DAY BEFORE.

CALLER: I’m honored to be able to finally call. I’m calling to say that we’ve watched Fox News since it came on the air, and we loved it, and I loved Megyn Kelly. But now Megyn Kelly has become the queen of Fox News. And the things that she’s done, all the shows have been, you know, not as nice as we used to think it was. When she doesn’t like you, her eyes go up, her rudeness is there, and she’s become very… If I was her, I would have said, “Let me stand aside.”

RUSH: Let me, Betty, if I may, give you a couple things here in reaction. And tell me what you think. I’m trying to change your mind, not tell you you’re wrong or any of that. I just want to get your thoughts on maybe another way of looking at this. Megyn Kelly is… Would you agree that she’s a beautiful woman?

CALLER: Oh, yeah.

RUSH: Okay. Would you also agree that that may not be an asset when it comes to perceptions of talent and professionalism and competence, that people might be sidetracked by that and so she might feel the need to do things that would cement and convey that she is not just a pretty face, that she’s far more substantive and deeper than just her appearance? And in that sense, remember her first show, when she got this nine o’clock show?

CALLER: Yeah.

RUSH: Her first guest was Ted Cruz. And Ted Cruz opened by congratulating her, and she wanted none of it. She didn’t want to get into it. No chumminess. She asked him, her first question, “What’s it like to be the most hated man in America?” and he was just trying to be nice. And people mention that. “Why?” And I said, I think she’s just trying to establish she’s serious here. She’s not just a pretty face on television that’s gonna go buddy-buddy and chummy-chummy getting along. She’s serious, and she wants to be taken seriously, and given that, you might see her do or say certain things that rub you wrong. But it may just be her effort to cut through noise and be taken seriously as a journalist, as a professional rather than a pretty face occupying a chair.

But here’s where Rush shows his true colors, and this is what backs up my point that Rush was deliberately glossing over Megyn’s treachery:

But let me… I mentioned at the beginning of the program, I know Megyn Kelly. I’m not in her circle of close friends, but she’s been to my home. We’ve been out a couple of times. She was at my wedding. I just want to stick up for her in one regard here.

She is extremely professional. She prides herself in being professional. She takes what she does very seriously. She has long-term ambition. She is ambitious; nothing wrong with being ambitious whatsoever. She is someone that takes very seriously what she does, and she can take the heat as well as anybody else can. But I don’t think Megyn Kelly is anybody’s weapon. She’s self-contained, and she’s who she is. She has the same kind of professional aspirations that anyone else in the business does, and she’s very, very grateful and gratified for the success that she’s had and the people who’ve helped her along the way.

She’s not a bad person.

http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2016/01/27/megyn_kelly_can_defend_herself

Make your own judgments.

fossten on January 30, 2016 at 8:05 AM

But let me… I mentioned at the beginning of the program, I know Megyn Kelly. I’m not in her circle of close friends, but she’s been to my home. We’ve been out a couple of times. She was at my wedding…..

fossten on January 30, 2016 at 8:05 AM

Yeah. I heard that in ‘real time’
Turned my radio off right then.

That was the last time I listened to Limbaugh. I may tune in again some time, since he hasn’t gone completely batpoop insane as Levin has, but after he sold out to GHWB back in ’93 it was probably three years before I tuned in again

LegendHasIt on January 30, 2016 at 8:14 AM

Ahhhhh!! Civil discourse tries to make a new weettle fwiend. And then gets smacked down as usual.

Indiana Jim on January 30, 2016 at 8:15 AM

Yeah. I heard that in ‘real time’
Turned my radio off right then.

That was the last time I listened to Limbaugh. I may tune in again some time, since he hasn’t gone completely batpoop insane as Levin has, but after he sold out to GHWB back in ’93 it was probably three years before I tuned in again

LegendHasIt on January 30, 2016 at 8:14 AM

Well you might want to tune in on Monday, because I’m planning on calling him out on it.

fossten on January 30, 2016 at 8:22 AM

The only think about this cycle that makes my leg tingle is that despite all the bloggers, the msm, the haters and the lovers, is that on Tuesday it is still Joe and Jane, in some little American backwater, that end the stars of the show.

Limerick on January 30, 2016 at 8:28 AM

fossten,

Rush probably didn’t want to deal with the inevitable griping from Fox if he agreed with his callers and sided against Meegyn. The customer is always wrong, especially when he’s right, nowadays?

Christien on January 30, 2016 at 8:32 AM

fossten,

Rush probably didn’t want to deal with the inevitable griping from Fox if he agreed with his callers and sided against Meegyn. The customer is always wrong, especially when he’s right, nowadays?

Christien on January 30, 2016 at 8:32 AM

At this point Rush needs to demonstrate that he isn’t a sellout. Everybody else has been exposed.

fossten on January 30, 2016 at 8:34 AM

Here is todays Iowa Itinerary, and coming schedule:
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IOWA SCHEDULE: Saturday 30TH 2016
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Appearances by all candidates, today through end of month 93 events
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Rick SantorumJan 30, 2016, 8 a.m.
Private Residence in Conrad, 309 N Church St, Conrad, IA
Sen. Rick Santorum will be the special guest at a house party in Conrad.
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Carly FiorinaJan 30, 2016, 9 a.m.
Charlotte’s Coffee House, 1104 White St, Dubuque, IA
Carly for President town hall.
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Martin O’MalleyJan 30, 2016, 9 a.m.
The Copper Cup, 425 W Main St, Cherokee, IA
Martin O’Malley Unplugged: New Leadership Tour stop in Cherokee. Doors open at 8:45 a.m.
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Rand PaulJan 30, 2016, 9 a.m.
Mid-America Center, 1 Arena Way, Council Bluffs, IA
Rand Paul will hold a rally with Rep. Thomas Massie.
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Chris ChristieJan 30, 2016, 9 a.m.
The University Club, 1360 Melrose Ave, Iowa City, IA
Chris Christie will hold a town hall in Iowa City.
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Jeb BushJan 30, 2016, 9 a.m.
Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center, 1405 US-71, Okoboji, IA
Gov. Jeb Bush will attend an event in Okoboji.
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Marco RubioJan 30, 2016, 9 a.m.
Bev’s On the River, 1110 Larsen Park Rd, Sioux City, IA
Marco Rubio will hold a rally in Sioux City. Doors open at 8:30 a m.
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Mike HuckabeeJan 30, 2016, 9 a.m.
Mike Huckabee Iowa Headquarters, 3100 100th St, Urbandale, IA
Super Saturday with Gov. Mike Huckabee.
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Ted CruzJan 30, 2016, 9:15 a.m.
South Hardin Middle School, 200 E Chestnut St, Hubbard, IA
Ted Cruz will make a campaign stop in Hubbard.
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Rick SantorumJan 30, 2016, 10 a.m.
Central Iowa Impact, 2520 Eastgate Drive, Boone, IA
Santorum will visit a shooting range.
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Ted CruzJan 30, 2016, 11 a.m.
Gateway Hotel, Garden Room, 2100 Green Hills Dr, Ames, IA
Ted Cruz will have a campaign rally in Ames.
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Carly FiorinaJan 30, 2016, 11 a.m.
Fireside Pub and Steakhouse, 205 S 12th St, Manchester, IA
Carly for President town hall.
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Martin O’MalleyJan 30, 2016, 11 a.m.
The Bear, 24 W Park St, Spencer, IA
Martin O’Malley Unplugged: New Leadership Tour stop in Clay County.
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Chris ChristieJan 30, 2016, 11 a.m.
Chrome Horse, 1140 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids, IA
Gov. Chris Christie will hold a town hall meeting in Cedar Rapids.
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Bernie SandersJan 30, 2016, 11 a.m.
Delaware County Fairgrounds, Community Center, 200 W Acers St, Manchester, IA
Bernie Sanders will hold a volunteer rally in Manchester.
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Ben CarsonJan 30, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
O.B. Laing Auditorium, 213 S Harlan St, Algona, IA
Carson will speak at a Trust in God town hall. Enter through the west doors.
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Hillary ClintonJan 30, 2016, 11:45 a.m.
Iowa State University Howe Hall, 537 Bissell Rd, Ames, IA
Hillary Clinton will attend a campaign event in Ames. Doors open at 10:15 a.m.
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Rand PaulJan 30, 2016, 12 p.m.
Holiday Inn Sioux City, 701 Gordon Drive. Banquet Room, Sioux City, IA
Rand Paul will hold a rally with Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.).
Marco RubioJan 30, 2016, 12 p.m.

(MORE…………….)
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http://data.desmoinesregister.com/iowa-caucus/candidate-tracker/index.php

https://twitter.com/DMRegister

canopfor on January 30, 2016 at 8:34 AM

Well you might want to tune in on Monday, because I’m planning on calling him out on it.
fossten on January 30, 2016 at 8:22 AM

Cool!!!
If you get a chance, could you let us know on the top threads when / if you get in the phone queue?

LegendHasIt on January 30, 2016 at 8:37 AM

Cool!!!
If you get a chance, could you let us know on the top threads when / if you get in the phone queue?

LegendHasIt on January 30, 2016 at 8:37 AM

Yes, it will be a miracle if he lets me on, but I’ve gotten on three times before.

fossten on January 30, 2016 at 8:43 AM

fossten,

3 times?! Now you’re getting greedy!

Christien on January 30, 2016 at 8:54 AM

Happy Saturday, y’all!

The plot sickens…

My tske: http://bit.ly/1PoLCMc

Hillary’s E-mailgate Worsens. FBI Wants to Indict Both Hil and Huma.

kingsjester on January 30, 2016 at 9:06 AM

What is a “voter shame letter”?

Who sent out “vote shame letters” in Iowa?

APACHEWHOKNOWS on January 30, 2016 at 7:55 AM

These types of letters were sent out in Illinois during the last gubernatorial election and, they came out of Iowa. Weird. Voter rolls are available to the general public if they request them from county clerks’ offices. You can check to see if someone voted. Some group compiled lists of irregular voters and sent out letters. Something to the effect of “we’ll know if you don’t vote.” They are tying this to Cruz but I’ll bet it’s an independent group.

Fallon on January 30, 2016 at 9:07 AM

More TRUMP News

Realdemocrat1 on January 30, 2016 at 9:13 AM

ALL D/FW posters, 1/30 1900 Applebees Saturn Road Garland TX Saturday night party!

Who is John Galt on January 30, 2016 at 9:22 AM

People should be ashamed if they don’t vote for CRUZ…..

Realdemocrat1 on January 30, 2016 at 9:24 AM

What is a “voter shame letter”?

Who sent out “vote shame letters” in Iowa?

APACHEWHOKNOWS on January 30, 2016 at 7:55 AM

APACHEWHOKNOWS: Allegedly, Team Cruz:)

canopfor on January 30, 2016 at 9:33 AM

Everybody is attacking CRUZ lately. ALL the news hacks are doing it too. The ESTABLISHMENT (including Trump) really doesn’t want this guy to win.

Realdemocrat1 on January 30, 2016 at 9:36 AM

Schad is clearly a Christ believer. It has been established over the years.

OmahaConservative on January 30, 2016 at 6:27 AM

I will vouch for Schad. He has always maintained that he is a Christian (He’s even told me what he is thinking of giving up for Lent – you’d faint). Maybe, some have confused me with Schad.

I don’t question the proclamations of faith made by others although many others do like Trump (Carson, Cruz), Bush (Trump), and Fvckabee (Romney & Cruz). Hell, even this now ‘loathed lefty troll’ (I love that. Fight alongside in the trenches for enforcement of immigration laws in the strictest sense, fair trade, the Constitution, but refusing to become a Trumpster Diver makes me a sell-out, lover of the Establishment, and a Progressive, not a Constitutionalist?) doesn’t question Trump’s profession of faith.

If one professes to be a Christian, who am I to judge? Who am I to decide who is a REAL Christian’?

‘Judge not, lest you be judged.’

– Matthew 7:1

That’s all between you and your God. He is, after all, the final arbiter.

If Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Osama bin Laden, Anjem Choudary, Nidal Hasan, Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez, Ali Mohammed Brown, Tashfeen Malik, Tamerlin and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Faisal Shahzad, Abdulhakim Mujahid Muhammad, Elton Simpson, Nadir Soofi, ‎John Allen Muhammad, Louis Farrakhan, Amedy Koulibaly, Chérif and Saïd Kouachi, Salah Abdeslam, Bilal Hadfi, Ahmad Almohamad, Omar Mostefai, Samy Amimour, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, Samantha Louise Lewthwaite a/k/a Sherafiyah Lewthwaite a/k/a The White Widow, Ayman al-Zawahiri, Mohamed Atta, Abdulaziz al-Omari, Wail al-Shehri, Waleed al-Shehri, Satam al-Suqami, Marwan al-Shehhi, Fayez Banihammad, Mohand al-Shehri, Hamza al-Ghamdi, Ahmed al-Ghamdi, Hani Hanjour, Khalid al-Mihdhar, Majed Moqed, Nawaf al-Hazmi, Salem al-Hazmi, Ziad Jarrah, Ahmed al-Haznawi, Ahmed al-Nami, Saudi Arabia Saeed al-Ghamdi, Hasib Hussain, Mohammad Sidique Khan, Germaine Lindsay, Shehzad Tanweer, etc, say/said they are (or were Muslims before they died waging Jihad), who am I to say that they aren’t REAL Muslims’?

grace certainly doesn’t come off as a Christian with her vitriol and hatred/aversion of Trump supporters…

– OmahaConservative on January 30, 2016 at 6:27 AM

Grace is a Christian. OC, my friend, is it customary or a sign of REAL Christianity’ to refer to others, like the Roman Catholic Megyn Kelly, in such a manner? (Keep in mind, I defended Trump after the first debate brouhaha, Trump over Megyn Kelly, the ‘blood coming out of her whatever’ contretemps, over McVain, in Schlongate and any other, innumerable media-manufactured ‘Trump’s Last Stands’)

Since you, my friend, are all concerned about Grace’s Christianity and her ‘vitriol and hatred/aversion of Trump supporters’ and pronounce that she ‘certainly doesn’t come off as’ one, perhaps, you should have a convo with Jesus and asked him if he approves of this small sampling of how you have treated another child of His:

Here is the cheap slut on national radio…

OmahaConservative on August 9, 2015 at 1:56 PM

Imagine marrying used goods like the slimy slutty skank anchoress Megyn, and then hearing her discuss the size of your dick on national radio…

OmahaConservative on August 9, 2015 at 2:20 PM

Evidently, he was fine with it. They are still married and keep popping out babies. Strangely enough, most men would love to have their women shout to the Heavens about how hung and satisfying he is. As I have joked before, why are women such bad parallel parkers? Because they’ve been told 5 or 6 inches is a foot-long over their entire lives.

Is the slut still on vacation?

OmahaConservative on August 15, 2015 at 10:44 AM

Megyn Kelly is a cheap slut…

OmahaConservative on August 24, 2015 at 2:40 AM

Speaking of ‘sluts’ and Jesus, didn’t he step in, stop a stoning, and tell those braying for some blood, gore, and finally, death…

The Pericope Adulterae from The Gospel According To John (7:53-8:11):

In this episode, after Jesus has sat down in the temple to teach some of the people, after he spent the previous night at the Mount of Olives, a group of scribes and Pharisees confront Jesus, interrupting his teaching session. They bring in an adulteress, and invite Jesus to pass judgment upon her: should she be stoned, as Moses taught, or not? Jesus first ignores the interruption, and writes on the ground as though he does not hear them. But after the religious leaders continue their challenge, he states that the one who is without sin is the one who should cast the first stone. The religious leaders depart, leaving Jesus and the woman in the midst of the crowd. Jesus then asks the woman if anyone has condemned her. When she answers that no one has condemned her, Jesus says that he, too, does not condemn her, and tells her to go and sin no more.

Bears repeating repeatedly…

‘So when they continued asking him, he lifted up himself, and said unto them, He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her.’

– John 8:7, King James Version

Lime in the Coconut on January 30, 2016 at 1:25 PM

Well you might want to tune in on Monday, because I’m planning on calling him out on it.

fossten on January 30, 2016 at 8:22 AM

Well, personally, I will be crossing my fingers and toes, making wishes on the first star that I see tonight & tomorrow, and begging Bo Snerdly to put you on air with Rush.

If you want to post the name you will be using, I’ll try to make sure to get you on. In fact, I’ll do everything within my power.

Phew for you! It doesn’t look like Steyn will be subbing.

Lime in the Coconut on January 30, 2016 at 1:42 PM

Lime in the Coconut on January 30, 2016 at 1:25 PM

You really cut to the chase; and get right to the core of the matter.

It’s always nice to see your posts. I wish you were here more often.

Solaratov on January 30, 2016 at 2:10 PM

Like I told Schad, I treat it like babies passing gas in their diapers, and it has a similar effect on me. I understand they can’t help it, so I just ignore it.

Grace_is_sufficient on January 30, 2016 at 5:23 AM

Sure, you do :)

And like I told you, I don’t even consider you that much.

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Alinsky, from the right, is way more fun than from the left.

Hypocrisy, from the right, superb.

Your god is not better than mine, and I don’t care who you are.

I’m fine with mine and he is fine with me. You’re the ones who have a problem with it. I’m totally at peace.

Some of you lie better than Rubio.

Some of you are responsible for obama in his second term, because you were bigots against Romney’s religion. I voted for him, even though he was not my first choice in the primaries. I recall your insults, vividly.

You are the ones who’ll gladly hand it to Hillary or Sanders, Biden or Warren. I won’t.

It’s good to see that you were all up pitchforking at good ol’ Schad, when some of you pious hypocrites should have been on your knees, asking your god for forgiveness, you bitter scumhags.

If you’d stop to reflect, you only get whacked when you serve it, those of you from the left and those of you from the right.

Your methods are just thrown into your faces.

That you whine and cry about it makes it that much more fun.

I never see RWM, J., A-C, Christien, OmahaConservative, oscar, TXUS, VorDaj, Legend and a yuuuge handful of others whine. They just fight back the leeches from the left and from the right.

The lefties are just mad that the Alinsky methods are now burning them back.

The righties, more pious than anyone, are exposed too, and the results are all visible.

Collect yourselves because you have not even seen the first 2% of what will happen this year. It’s only the end of Jan.

No matter how much you wish it, or pray for it, or type about it, I will not go anywhere. You can even have me banned, and it changes nothing. It’s not about me. It has never been so.

All dhimmis deserve to kneel, first.

Finally, vote for whomever you wish, so long as you are old enough and eligible.

And, mirrors, mirrors, on your walls. You typed so much about others, and forget to see the very same traits you are possessed of.

Schadenfreude on January 30, 2016 at 2:17 PM

Lime, thanks.

Some think that I’m in competition with you, which is more than ridiculous.

Schadenfreude on January 30, 2016 at 2:19 PM

Solaratov, and all who think, thank you also.

Schadenfreude on January 30, 2016 at 2:20 PM

Katy, thanks for the company, you ol’ meanie :)

Schadenfreude on January 30, 2016 at 2:31 PM

Eat your bitter hearts out.

Schadenfreude on January 30, 2016 at 2:49 PM

Lime in the Coconut on January 30, 2016 at 1:25 PM

Slut. But don’t call anyone “hero.”

Heh. I bet you think Trump is a conservative.

IDontCair on January 30, 2016 at 3:50 PM

IDontCair on January 30, 2016 at at 3:50 PM

You may want to check out:

Lime in the Coconut on January 30, 2016 at 2:47 AM
regarding your Trump is conservative remark above.

(on page 7, bottom half

31giddyup on January 30, 2016 at 5:37 PM

Slut. But don’t call anyone “hero.”

Heh. I bet you think Trump is a conservative.

IDontCair on January 30, 2016 at 3:50 PM

LOLZ.

Criminals & #Socialists To The Left Of Me; #TrumpsterDivers To The Right…Here, I Am Stuck In The Middle Of Mendacity And Mediocrity With You

Just to make everything clear: Did you just call ME a slut?

Please answer clearly: Yes or No.

Lime in the Coconut on January 30, 2016 at 5:38 PM

IDontCair:

I’ll take your silence as a yes. You did call me a slut.

Now, if I called you something like that, the banhammer would come down on my head. Of course, I’d never call you that.

It’s a good thing for you that the moderators treat posters differently.

I’ve seen posters get banned for much, much less.

Lime in the Coconut on January 31, 2016 at 7:16 PM

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