Open Thread

Rachel Rollins won the Democrat primary for Suffolk County, MA District Attorney…and, given the nature of things, this means she’s the new DA. She’s promised to “decline to prosecute”, unless a supervisor’s permission is obtained, such crimes as trespassing, shoplifting, disorderly conduct, receiving stolen property, driving without a license, minor in possession of alcohol, drug possession with intent to distribute. Everything old is new, again – especially for liberals, who haven’t had a new idea in a century. This is precisely what did starting in the 1950’s – going easy on “minor” crimes because, well, they were being committed by poor boys who were simply acting out of frustration over poverty and lack of opportunity. The result was our murder rate in the 1970’s. This is just the per usual virtue signalling from leftists who will never, ever spend the night in a crime infested neighborhood.

Some Lefty rando on Twitter decided to get into Robert O’Neill’s face when O’Neill mildly pointed out that Obama still can’t say “Radical Islam”. The Lefty said:

He kinda killed Osama Bin Laden, so….

Thing is, O’Neill was part of Seal Team 6, which took out Bin Laden…the rest of the Lefty rando’s day didn’t go so well on Twitter.

Papadopoulos got 14 days. Trump pointed out that it cost $28 million to get to this…$2 million per day spent in jail.

Corey Stewart wants to have an ICE Tea Party on September 15th outside the Fairfax, VA ICE office.

Woman gets dumped, and Robert Stacy McCain has an interesting take on it.

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8 thoughts on “Open Thread

  1. Ryan Murphy September 8, 2018 / 6:39 am

    And again for either a completely unrelated crime(Manafort) of for a ‘metacrime’ (Flynn, Papadopolas)

  2. Cluster September 8, 2018 / 8:30 am

    So tell me again what separates America from third world shit holes when our law enforcement agencies can jail people over meaningless process crimes yet abdicate high level government officials from “extremely careless” actions with our national security. Do you think this is the Deep State’s “Spartacus” moment?

    Our political opponents are reprehensible people without honor or decency. Treat them accordingly

  3. Cluster September 8, 2018 / 9:15 am

    Al Franken – “The nomination and confirmation of a Supreme Court justice is supposed to be a grave and solemn exercise of carefully apportioned constitutional powers. These Justices, granted lifetime terms in order to insulate them from political considerations, must be exemplars of sound judgment, even temperament and, above all else, impartiality.”

    Impartiality Al? Tell me your thoughts on Sotomayer’s comment “I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences would more often than not reach a better conclusion than a white male who hasn’t lived that life,”

    Is that the impartiality you’re looking for Al?

    • Retired Spook September 8, 2018 / 11:10 am

      Or this: (also Sotomayor)

      “All of the legal defense funds out there, they’re looking for people with Court of Appeals experience. Because it is – Court of Appeals is where policy is made,” she said. “And I know, and I know, that this is on tape, and I should never say that. Because we don’t ‘make law,’ I know. [Laughter from audience] Okay, I know. I know. I’m not promoting it, and I’m not advocating it. I’m, you know. [More laughter] Having said that, the Court of Appeals is where, before the Supreme Court makes the final decision, the law is percolating. Its interpretation, its application.”

      Those statements alone should have disqualified her from the SC.

  4. Cluster September 8, 2018 / 9:56 am

    Segregation has found a new home at liberal universities:

    Incoming freshmen at George Mason University recently had the opportunity to attend another orientation created specifically for black students.

    The event was called the “Black Freshman Orientation.” Hosted by the Black Student Alliance, the additional orientation occurred on August 25 at the university. It has become an annual event there.

    Shouldn’t they have their own water fountains too?

    https://www.thecollegefix.com/university-hosts-separate-orientation-for-black-freshmen/

  5. Cluster September 10, 2018 / 8:43 am

    Good article:

    The media’s objective was to get the Washington commentariat focused on how Trump, in their estimation, is unfit to be president, and to do so at the beginning of the traditional post-Labor Day home stretch of the campaign season.

    They have largely succeeded in this goal, but in so doing, failed again to learn the lesson that was so easy to conclude from the 2016 election and Trump’s steady popularity levels since then. That lesson is that the media and the commentariat no longer determine public opinion.

    Oh and just so you know – the panelists on MSNBC are “outraged” today. So, just another day in other words …….

    https://nationalinterest.org/feature/why-trumps-record-trumps-medias-spin-30757

    • Retired Spook September 10, 2018 / 9:08 am

      From Cluster’s linked article:

      The economy hums. Trump keeps us out of foreign entanglements. Wages increase. America’s traditional meritocracy replaces the Democrats’ grievance-based society. Life happens.

      I’m sure there are people out there for whom hatered of Trump and Republicans in general trumps (no pun intended) all the positives, but, until proved otherwise (ie., blue wave in November) I refuse to believe that it’s anywhere near a majority.

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