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The attack on Trump today in Dayton.

Trump attacker playing Stanley Kowalski last fall

The man arrested for charging at Donald Trump today in Akron, Ohio is amateur actor Tommy DiMassimo, who recently appeared as Stanley Kowalski in a Wright State U. production of A Streetcar Named Desire. His now deleted Twitter account was under the moniker “Marlon Bando.” He had previously played Mr. Darcy in a Wright State mounting of Pride and Prejudice.

DiMassimo has a history of highly theatrical Hate Whitey statements, threats, and gestures like dragging an American flag around as part of an anti-white protest. Here’s an archive of his tweets.

His mother Faye DiMassimo is an important executive in mayor Kasim Reed’s Atlanta city government.

Although Tommy sometimes seems to try to look black or Arab in his self-promoting provocations, the DiMassimos appear to be white (although that might not be 100% true — I haven’t found a picture of his father.)

Tommy is listed as a white male on his booking statement.

Rupert Pupkin is Robert De Niro’s anti-hero in Martin Scorsese’s 1983 comedy The King of Comedy, which is a sort of follow-up to Taxi Driver in which De Niro played Travis Bickle, who tries to murder a Presidential candidate and then rescues a 13-year-old prostitute played by Jody Foster, which in turn led to John Hinckley Jr. nearly murdering President Reagan to impress Foster. In the latter movie, Rupert Pupkin is a talentless would-be comedian who takes hostage the host of the top late night show, played by Jerry Lewis, and holds him hostage in return for being allowed to do his routine on national television.

There are a lot of flakey and potentially dangerous people out there, so perhaps it would be prudent for the Respectable Media to tone down the Trump Is Hitler rhetoric before something permanent happens, like it did to immigration restrictionist Dutch PM candidate Pim Fortuyn in 2002. But, you know, Fortuyn had it coming.

Here’s Trump’s reaction to the attack

 

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  1. Steve, we’ve been through this before. Italians are not white.

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  2. The King of Comedy*

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  3. Great article!

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  4. Here is the best video of the attempted attack:

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  5. wouldn’t it be prudent for the Respectable Media to tone down the Trump Is Hitler rhetoric before something permanent happens, like it did with Dutch prime minister candidate Pim Fortuyn?

    That would be a feature, not a bug, to the establishment

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  6. Steve, it’s prudent for the media if a Trump assassination is what they want to have happen. If they get their wish… I am having to self censor pretty strongly here.

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  7. An actor, huh? He’s a regular John Wilkes Boob.

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    I don’t think he’s trying to look black and Arab per se so much as adopting a thuggish, hip hop type style that many young males adopt. John Gotti’s grandson, named John Gotti himself, for example has a similar style, and he’d probably torch your car if you told him that he was trying to look like a black or Arab:

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3473387/Gambino-mob-grandson-John-Gotti-questioned-federal-court-pizzeria-owner-s-torched-Mercedes-Benz.html

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  9. …. so wouldn’t it be prudent for the Respectable Media to tone down the Trump Is Hitler rhetoric before something permanent happens like it did with Pim Fortuyn?

    You’re right about this. I’d add that some of the most unhinged people seem to be at the Glen Beck end of the spectrum. Beck, Erik Erikson, Matt Walsh and several others are tweeting furiously against Trump, sometimes in literally apocalyptic terms. I hadn’t heard of most of these Blaze.com people until a few days ago but they have tens of thousands of followers. I get the impression these people have no sense that Trump and his supporters are well within the normal bounds of democratic, constitutional politics and instead they’re certain the American Republic is in immediate danger.

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  10. Sailer why do you censor JFK quotes?

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  11. Cruz, Kasich and Rubio are in full cuck mode blaming Trump for the left-wing violence.

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    Beards have been popular among young white men for the past few years. It’s not necessarily about trying to look Arab.

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  13. Steve, you have NO IDEA of how deep Tommy-rabbit’s cuckhole goes.

    1) Hilarious black male cuckold fetish. Yes, seriously. It sounds too good to be true, but this time it ain’t.
    cumcloud.tumblr.com

    2) Has tweets out planning this for weeks. The video walks you through it.

    3) Has co-conspirators.

    4) So much weird video on this guy. Flag-stomping activism, drooling gaze at black male bodies, recurring music video theme of bare-chested black men shooting white police in some kind of Marxist revolution, etc etc.

    It’s like this man was designed by 4chan.

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  14. The man arrested for charging at Donald Trump today in Akron, Ohio is amateur actor Tommy DiMassimo, who recently appeared as Stanley Kowalski in a Wright State U. ….

    Reports state this guy is 32 years old. That seems a bit old to be an undergrad

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  15. In 2016 I will continue to push against white neutrality and force people to take a side on this racism [merda]

    In a poetically just world, someone like Mr DiMassimego would be flayed.

    That would take care of his most immediate white privilege problem. And he would no longer have skin in the game.

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  16. Thanks.

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  17. In 2016 I will continue to push against white neutrality and force people to take a side on this racism

    Maybe commenter Corvinus can have a discussion with Mr. DiMassimo about the whole white thing.

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  18. On one hand, this guy will probably get a fine for disorderly conduct. On the other, he could have been shot by the Secret Service. I’m not sure what his goal could have been–both outcomes would have been pathetic. Maybe he wanted the crowd to beat him up or something.

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  19. 32 year old minor “actor” who looks like a boob. Probably a lonely loser with mental problems. Perfect Left-wing robot who will do anything for the “cause”.

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    Steve,

    In the 24 hours leading up to the rally, DiMassimo tweeted about hating white people, becoming a martyr, and physically attacking Trump at the rally.

    Here’s an archive:

    https://archive.is/jqPws

    And he was released on $3,000 bail after a few hours?? Should be in jail!

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  21. I’ve just been reading the list of assassination attempts on US presidents. I’d say Trump is relatively safe. The most likely people to try it would be Muslim terrorists because of his promise to cut off Muslim immigration. It’s unlikely any would-be assassin will come from the SJW ranks. In the past, it was mostly right-wingers or psychotics/fanatics without any clear ideology who tried it.

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    Good video of Trump’s reaction and his remarks to the crowd after the attack.

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=hNelSuoHzlI

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  23. He’s also a Bernie guy. Quoth the undoubted anti-racist:

    “Fucking blacks should wise up for once and vote Bernie”.

    http://imgur.com/0TNO1R

    He was still tweeting earlier today. Good to see an assault on a presidential candidate is “boys will be boys” material and not something you’d go to jail for or something.

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  24. I take heart that my vote counts for so much less than an inhabitant of Puerto Rico or someone in Wyoming, both societies well versed in how to manage 21st-century societies with large numbers of inhabitants. Our country needs, and probably will get, more Puerto Rican style probity, in regards our public resources and tax revenue, and Wyoming savvy in regards to the complex world we live in.

    Of course, maybe Wyoming people understand what is at stake, but don’t really care about those of us living in more populous areas. Do tornadoes hit Wyoming? One can only hope.

    While extending a big middle finger to the inhabitants of that state, and hoping that Pres. Trump will resettle refugees in their midst. I have to ask, who or which demographic voted for the Twink?

    Lackwit Scandinavians or Mormons (not that any of those categories are exclusive) went for Cruz, I’m guessing. But Marcuito?

    Cruz gets 8 delegates because 616 idiots, or thereabouts, think that an unctuous delivery = statesmanship & piety.

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  25. Trump needs to use the kind of Blackwater mercs who protected Paul Bremer outside The Green Zone. I wasn’t impressed how a solitary fat unathletic guy could make it within feet of Trump before being wrestled to the ground. Secret Service might be good as far as executive bodyguards go, but the anti-Trump rhetoric and threats are way beyond a lone political assassin. Drugs cartels and oligarchs want him dead. Show hosts like Bill Maher are openly wishing for it. Even establishment conservatives are wishing for it.

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  26. Here is the live stream for Trump’s Kansas City rally. It is disgusting. They won’t let him speak.

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  27. “He has a history of highly theatricalHate Whitey statements”

    A Guinea who hates White people, another Flight From White case.

    “Although Tommy sometimes tries to look black or Arab in his self-promoting provocations, the DiMassimos appear to be white (although that might not be 100% true — I haven’t found a picture of his father.)”

    He is not Arab or Black, he is just a swarthy Italian like Nicholas Turturro and Jim Croce.

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    Well, he’s famous now, and he’s probably some sort of aspiring actor type, judging from his college acting and histrionic protesting careers, so being famous should help him get acting gigs.

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  29. it was mostly right-wingers or psychotics/fanatics without any clear ideology…

    Right-wingers?

    Unless you count Booth, I can’t think of a single one.

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  30. OK, when you say “black male cuckold fetish” and link to a tumblr called cumcloud you’re getting our hopes up a little too high. (Not like that!) Aside from the URL the link is perfectly safe for work and only outs DiMassimo as a hip hop fan. Good find though.

    (Also, attack was in Dayton, not Akron.)

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  31. Don’t worry. Cruz is toast. He just whiteknighted for BLM. The optics aren’t so good for that.

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  32. A couple of months before Fortuyn was killed, he got a “pie” containing animal feces thrown in his face by protesters who were shouting “don’t give racism a voice”.

    It is very likely that this event encouraged Fortuyn’s killer (who BTW is presently a free man again, having completed two thirds of his ridiculously light sentence, and having subsequently somehow convinced a judge to remove the conditions pertaining to his early release – yet another travesty of justice) to put his plans into action.

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  33. These are attempts and plots in the last few decades that I’m talking about. A couple of plots against Obama were by what the media call “white supremacists”.

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  34. Yes, assassination porn is better than riot porn, which is better than weather porn.

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    I wouldn’t say DiMassimo is fat or unathletic. He’s fairly muscular and solidly built, husky but not fat. And he’s obviously a very passionate, energetic guy who’s into acting, which is a form of physical expression.

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  36. Not so fast. Cruz is going to get a lot of delegates in Wyoming tonight. Since last Saturday he has beaten Trump in the delegate count despite losing all the big states.

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  37. That trend probably reverses itself on Tuesday. Florida is winner take all, and I believe Trump is still comfortably out in front.

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  38. We will know very soon if the Trump rally disruptions are going spread. Will they make people not vote for Trump? Looks like Cruz and Rubio think so. In a race between Trump and Hillary these leftist disruptors will give Trump more votes but the polls will not reveal this. The silent middle majority will register its disgust and fear on election day.

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  39. He looks like Stanley Kowalski.

    His younger brother plays linebacker at an upscale private college. Their father played college football at Hofstra.

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  40. But Trump is now suggesting that Rubio and the GOP are rigging early voting in Florida. Could Florida be stolen with early voting?

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  41. Physically and facially he reminds me of Jerry Rubin, although unlike this guy, Rubin had a sense of his own clownishness.

    In contrast, this guy seems to be a real method actor. He really inhabits the role of arch-activist.

    Gets laid a lot, I expect.

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  42. Thank you for once again contributing your expertise in population genetics, Dr. Tarantino.

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  43. Once Republican voters realise that Ted Cruz sided with Soros for cheap political gain it’s over.

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  44. It’s possible. There’s a lot of bullshit that goes on down here, like local politicians driving around with trunk loads of blank ballots, when they shouldn’t have any. But cheating can usually only help in a close contest. If Trump wins that actual vote by a big margin, I don’t think they can cheat enough without getting caught.

    The question is, who will do the cheating? Will it be in Republican controlled counties, or Democratic controlled counties?

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  45. He may have a respectable beard but as the guy has zero glute development he needs to invest in a belt.

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  46. The silent middle majority will register its disgust and fear on election day.

    But it’s a question of timing. If you want to vote in Florida’s primary next Tuesday, you have to have registered as a member of the relevant party by a few weeks ago. Angry voters from “the middle” can’t do shit next Tuesday unless they’re already registered Republicans.

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  47. I don’t know about Kowalski, but Brando as Kowalski was pretty fit.

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  48. Of course he looks like Stanley Kowalski. His Twitter handle is Marlon Brando.

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  49. Do you think Tarantino’s particular take on Sicilian genetics has anything to do with the fact his mom dated blacks when he was a kid?

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  50. Regardless, Cruz isn’t winning Florida, even if Trump doesn’t. Cruz isn’t winning Ohio either. Cruz will only be picking up delegates in big states with diverse populations (MO, IL, NC), the kind of states he consistently loses to Trump. His comments blaming Trump for the cancellation of his rally won’t play well in those states.

    Wyoming is the kind of place Cruz does well: places with few minorities. He’s running out of those states.

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  51. Does that mean pasta is soul food?

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    I wouldn’t know. I don’t check out men’s glutes.

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    Yeah, he looks like a bruiser. I wouldn’t want to fight or get into a scuffle with him, even if he’s not good at fighting, because he looks like the wild and passionate brawler type who’ll keep swinging and coming back at you no matter how many times he’s knocked down.

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  54. If Greeks are white then Italians are white, end of story.

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  55. Massimo is Italian for Maximus; a nobility from ancient Rome

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massimo_family

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fabius_Maximus

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  56. Perpetual students are the sort of dodo birds who’d do something like this. They can’t mature properly. This moron doesn’t realize he’s made a serious career change once he’s tussled with the Secret Service. Once you fight with them, you’ve just committed a felony and a Federal crime. I hope he likes prison.

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  57. Went to Wright State back in the early 80s. The theatre majors would sometimes show up in the “quad” in their leg warmers and do interpretive dance, much to everyone’s delight. One summer I worked as a bouncer for a local disco joint which featured acts by “Dow and Astrid” a comedy duo. Dow had also attended the Wright State theatre program and worked the Trolley Stop in the historic district where he livened his act with local bluegrass and folk riffs. He had a song “50 Ways to Kill Your Lover” with lyrics “Hit her with a bus, Gus. Shoot in the head, Fred. Stick her face in the fan, Sam” etc etc.

    He would dress in an ape costume and stumble around the stage to the tune of “2001, A Space Odyssey” until he found a guitar, then after sniffing and shaking it would start belting out black Delta blues interspersed with jokes. Or he would put on an old man mask and tell old people jokes (“She told the cop I assaulted her. I said what am I being charged with Assault With a Dead Weapon? ta-doom-tish I mean she’s so ugly..(the crowd yells “How ugly is she?”)…etc etc).

    Inevitably someone would show up yelling about how they were going to get rich with Amway. So he did a skit to the tune of Sinatra’s “My Way” where he would dress up as a nerd singing “What is a Nerd? What has he got?” with the refrain “What’s more than this? I’m selling Amway” which the crowd drunkenly sang along with.

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  58. I think Trump needs more secret service men or they should profile and kick out potential troublemakers beforehand.

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  59. Maybe he’s on a glute-free diet.

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  60. That’s not a respectable beard. That’s a gay beard.

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  61. He’s out on $3,000 bail.

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  62. Yeah, he looks like a bruiser. I wouldn’t want to fight or get into a scuffle with him, even if he’s not good at fighting, because he looks like the wild and passionate brawler type who’ll keep swinging and coming back at you no matter how many times he’s knocked down.

    Not hardly . If you have ever trained or been in a fight you would realize that 90% + of americans ( and this chubby hipster is definitely included in the demographic ) cannot keep swinging and throwing haymakers , let alone getting knocked down and getting up multiple times for more than 2 or 3 minutes . If you doubt me , go to any gym and start wailing on the heavy bag with haymakers and round house kicks . See how many 3 minute rounds you can go with 1 minute rests between rounds .

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  63. Wyoming is the kind of place Cruz does well: places with few minorities.

    In other words, he’s the Republican Obama.

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  64. Absolutely they’re white. We’d all prefer more Giuliani and less DiMassimo though.

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  65. I hope he likes prison.

    Trump claimed in his KC speech tonight that this dude has already been released.

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  66. Here’s another camera view, this time from a few feet from where the attacker jumped the barricade:

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  67. If Greeks are white then Italians are white, end of story.

    Chiseled Nordic god type white nationalists will not like it but Greeks , Italians , Armenians ,Turks ,Jews ,Arabs ,Iranians , Georgians , Azeris , Egyptians , Tunisians , Algerians ,Libyans are all white .

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    I know, I’ve tried boxing before.

    2 or 3 minutes in a melee can be a long time though.

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  69. Actually, my thought was this was the (mercifully much rarer) Italian version of the Jews who claim they’re not white.

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  70. The Italians are, by and large, on your side.

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    Cruz does well in the most conservative, traditionally Republican states. Cruz is actually the most conservative candidate. Trump is actually fairly moderate, though you wouldn’t know that from watching the media.

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  72. You know, I think one of the sad consequences of mass media is there are so few roles in society for guys like that anymore. 500 years ago everyone would have agreed he did a *mean* Pilate in the annual Passion play, and it would have been the highlight of the spring in his village.

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  73. 2 or 3 minutes in a melee can be a long time though.

    Ah yes , point taken . And 2 thumbs up for use of the world ” melee ” .

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  74. Honestly, it’s a sliding scale.

    Swedes are different from Sudanis. Nobody denies this.

    But Swedes are different from Germans, too, just not as much. Germans are different from Swedes and from Poles, too. Poles are pretty different from Swedes, though not as much as Sudanis are. Poles are different from Russians…

    Greeks are pretty similar to Turks, but we draw a big line because that’s where Christianity ends and Islam begins. But Greeks are closer to Turks than they are to Swedes, genetically. So you wind up with all sorts of weird border cases wherever you draw the lines.

    So who’s white in America?

    Honestly, I think for alt-right purposes, it boils down to whether a group votes Republican.

    For most Americans, it boils down to ‘lighter than a paper bag and doesn’t have 5 kids out of wedlock’.

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  75. Amusing choice; Rubin turned into a businessman.

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  76. Reminds me of Georg Neithardt, from the other side.

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  77. They’ve never had a populist candidate leading the GOP; Buchanan never got nearly this far.

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  78. Cruz is actually the most conservative candidate.

    I don’t think after tonight you can say that with a straight face. The 1st Amendment and the rest of the Constitution are as important to conservatives as the oxygen they breath. They are often derided by liberals for their devotion to such an antiquated document. Yet Cruz just caved on the 1st Amendment less than 24 hours after Chicago. And he wasn’t even subjected to the tribunal treatment. He seems to have absorbed the Left’s concept of hate speech and such.

    He might have been Mr. Conservative, but not anymore.

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  79. Well, Jeb stole it for his brother, so it must be possible.

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  80. Cruz just showed that the only principle he has is what he thinks will get him the win.

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  81. Yeah! Like Lee Harvey Oswald.

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  82. I presume he’s still going to trial, eventually. He may try to plea bargain his way out, but fighting with a Secret Service agent is still a felony.

    (Reply to Steve’s comment).

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  83. In written reports on the incident which I saw, they described Trump as “visibly shaken” after the incident. He didn’t seem shaken to me. A little disoriented at first, but he seemed to bounce back pretty quick.

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  84. For most Americans, it boils down to ‘lighter than a paper bag and doesn’t have 5 kids out of wedlock’.

    Seems entirely reasonable to me.

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    He didn’t “cave” on the 1st Amendment.

    His overall voting record and platform, including his position on immigration which receives a higher rating from NumbersUSA, the preeminent anti-immigration ratings organization, is the most conservative among the candidates.

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  86. This guy retweeted a post from an Arab calling for the “de-Baathification” of Trump supporters after this election. Now that’s disturbing.

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  87. Swedes are different from Sudanis. Nobody denies this.
    But Swedes are different from Germans, too, just not as much. Germans are different from Swedes and from Poles, too. Poles are pretty different from Swedes, though not as much as Sudanis are. Poles are different from Russians…
    Greeks are pretty similar to Turks, but we draw a big line because that’s where Christianity ends and Islam begins. But Greeks are closer to Turks than they are to Swedes, genetically. So you wind up with all sorts of weird border cases wherever you draw the lines.
    So who’s white in America?

    Look at 100 Swedes and 100 Sudanese mixed together and you would be able to correctly identify each person as a Swede or Sundanese. Now, if you had 100 Swedes and 100 Greeks, you’d get some of them right, maybe more than half, but you’d often identify a Swede as a Greek or vice versa. 100 Swedes and 100 Poles (or Germans), you’d have a very hard time telling the difference.

    Peter

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  88. World Cup soccer team rosters used to be a good source of what guys from different countries looked like until immigration got too large to mean much anymore. Dienekes used to superimpose pictures.

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  89. Trump was pretty quick on his feet both rhetorically and physically for a guy pushing 70.

    Notice his message after the bum rush:

    * “Thank you for the warning….” Acknowledges the crowd, bringing them to his side.

    * “Much easier if the cops handle it, don’t we agree…” A response to the “Trump beats up hippies” story line, plus the “don’t we agree” which pushes the crowd to actually agree with him.

    * “What a great job” Acknowledges the cops, which plays well with the crowd.

    * “And to think I had such an easy life, what do I need this for” Addresses the rich guy story line, plus shifts it to his quasi-humble assertion that he’s just returning something to the nation where he gained great wealth.

    And all done with a sort of wise-guy New Yorker affect.

    He’s been at this sort of thing a long time and he’s an instinctive salesman. I can’t think of any other candidate this cycle who could have extemporaneously created as good of a response.

    Trump’s no conservative, doesn’t have much of an intellectual framework to guide his beliefs, and would sell out any of his current positions to gain some sort of “deal”, but, dammit, he keeps on putting on a class for how to deal with the anti-free-speech left.

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  90. “But Swedes are different from Germans, too, just not as much. Germans are different from Swedes and from Poles, too. Poles are pretty different from Swedes, though not as much as Sudanis are. Poles are different from Russians…”

    Until quite recently, the king of Sweden was styled, “king of the Swedes, the Goths, and the Vandals.” Swedes, properly so called, come from Suecia, the middle part of modern Sweden. The Goths in question are the inhabitants of Gotland, the southern third of Sweden. The Vandals are the Wends, an originally Slavic people from the former Wasa domains in what is now northern Poland. The claim to these three kingdoms accounts for the three crowns on the Swedish coat of arms.

    “Greeks are pretty similar to Turks, but we draw a big line because that’s where Christianity ends and Islam begins. But Greeks are closer to Turks than they are to Swedes, genetically.”

    In ancient times, most of Asia Minor was colonized by Greeks. Ephesus, Colossae, Antioch, Laodicea, and other places mentioned in the New Testament, were populated by ethnic Greeks, as was Bithynia, where Pliny the Younger served as a Roman colonial governor. Claudiopolis, the capital of Bithynia, was reputed to have been settled by Greeks from Arcadia. The Hellenophilic emperor Hadrian is supposed to have been as charmed by the archaic purity of the Greek spoken by his favorite Antinous as he was by the boy’s physical beauty.

    The Seljuk Turks were comparatively late invaders and of different racial/ethnic stock. As late as 1140 AD, the Byzantines still held all of those Greek colonial settlements. Ethnic Greeks still maintained distinct communities in the Ottoman Empire right up until its end. They were driven out by Ataturk’s revolution.

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  91. Worlds colliding between my two favorite pundits. Colin Quinn always references Pupkin in king of comedy. I need to start a dialogue between you two.

    Here’s a link to the interview I did with CQ:

    http://dailycaller.com/2013/11/05/a-conversation-with-colin-quinn-on-jfk-conspiracy-theories-and-norm-macdonald/

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  92. I think our host mixed up Akron and Dayton because he was remembering the fictional Ohio city of Dacron featured in the National Lampoon High School Yearbook parody.

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  93. The security at these events is very tight. I almost had a carabiner taken from me (maybe they should have). One would have to use a fiberglass knife or something that isnt metal, and I hope the Secret Service reads this and strategizes how to avoid that problem. Trump is also very accessible. He likes his supporters. I imagine his staff has a lot of headaches when he wades out into the crowd for selfies and autographs.

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  94. Exactly. That is why a boxer with even moderate training can beat almost anyone. A boxer can take the few minutes of wild energy even an energetic fighter has to offer and can then just start picking them off. The look in someones eyes when they realize their energy is flagging and you have yet to throw a meaningful punch is a beautiful one!

    Most people also fight leaving their body wide open which looks comical to a boxer.

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  95. I hadn’t heard of most of these Blaze.com people until a few days ago

    TheRightScoop.com is even worse.

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  96. The UK Daily Mail has everything you need to know on this thug.

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  97. Some responses to the Trump protest in Chicago:

    Kasich: Trump’s sowing ‘seeds of division’ caused protest

    “Tonight the seeds of division that Donald Trump has been sowing this whole campaign finally bore fruit, and it was ugly,” Kasich said

    Ted Cruz Says Donald Trump Is to Blame for Violence at His Rallies

    “When the candidate urges supporters to engage in physical violence, to punch people in the face, the predictable consequence of that is that it escalates,” Mr. Cruz said. “And today is unlikely to be the last such instance.”

    Hillary Clinton on Trump Rallies: ‘That’s Political Arson’

    “The ugly, divisive rhetoric we are hearing from Donald Trump and the encouragement of violence and aggression is wrong, and it’s dangerous… “If you play with matches, you’re going to start a fire you can’t control. That’s not leadership. That’s political arson.”

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  98. But Swedes are different from Germans, too, just not as much.

    Germans and Swedes both gave up conscription in 2010 rather than follow feminist logic to its end and draft women. Norwegians just drafted women. Equally. That makes Norwegians the most different people in the world, next to whom Germans and Swedes– and Poles and Brits– look like twins.

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  99. This is apparently the guy who rushed Trump in Dayton Ohio, Tommy Dimassimo. | The Wentworth Report
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  100. 32 year old minor “actor” who looks like a boob. Probably a lonely loser with mental problems

    How is the theater scene in Akron, anyway?

    Radial? Studded? Or just tired?

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  101. Wait you’re telling me Marco Balotelli isn’t Italian after all?!

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  102. Wrestlers win all fights. See the UFC. That’s the best base knowledge to have in combat events. It’s also why I’ve been in over 60 fights and still have all my teeth. Knock on wood.

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  103. [But Greeks are closer to Turks than they are to Swedes, genetically]

    Not supported by genomic data.

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  104. Uh:

    JFK: shot by a commie
    McKinley: shot by an anarchist
    Garfield: Crazy
    Lincoln: Confederates
    Reagan attempt: Crazy
    TR attempt: Crazy
    FDR attempt: Crazy
    Truman attempt: Puerto Rican nationalists
    Ford (1, 2): Crazy
    Jackson: Crazy (probably)
    Bush 1, post-presidential: Iraq

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  105. Wrestling is a damn good base, one on one. You get to choose whether you want to fight standing or on the ground (with you on top). Against multiple opponents boxing is good but sprinting is more reliable.

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  107. It was brilliant alright, but wasn’t a high school yearbook parody, it was a midwest American newspaper (The “Dacron Democrat-Republican”, interestingly, IIRC) parody of which the editor-publisher was very very hot on “hoydenish” youts. I can’t remember their preferred gender, if any.

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  108. How is trying to win an election being in “full cuck mode?”

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  109. I don´t know whether Trump really triggers muslim anger. Muslims get mad when somebody adapts to their childish world-view and ridicules their religion, especially their so called prophet. White people talking about anything else – including immigration laws – do not interest them that much.

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  110. Good to see an assault on a presidential candidate is “boys will be boys” material and not something you’d go to jail for or something.

    He assaulted no one.

    In common law, assault is harmful or offensive contact with a person. An assault is carried out by a threat of bodily harm coupled with an apparent, present ability to cause the harm.
    Assault – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AssaultWikipedia

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  111. I think that you’re mischaracterizing the Garfield assassination. The assassin, Charles Guiteau, had definite political motives, stating just after the shooting that “Arthur [Vice-President Chester Alan Arthur] will be President.”

    The second attempted assassin of Gerald Ford, Sarah Jane Moore seemed (and seems, she’s been paroled and is still alive) quite rational as well.

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  112. Oh yeah, that’s right. I forgot.

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  113. Which almost certainly means he was charged with a misdemeanor and ROR’d. They usually list a small amount of “bail” even when they ROR suspects.

    So there is no penalty to attacking any politician of the Right.

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  114. I can’t believe someone can bum rush a national political candidate and be out on $3000 bail the next day!

    In any case, the sad fat loser has a fierce personal identification with African Americans in such a way that he speaks eubonically. Certainly an indication that his rich parents did one hell of a shitty job hiring the nanny to raise him, if they even bothered to do that.

    Here’s his twitter feed:

    https://twitter.com/Younglionking7

    In the late sixties, this guy would be living on the Manson Ranch.

    The fact that these losers now have 24/7 access to each other via twitter and Facebook portends to more drama, if not something horrible happening. It’s easier to do something stupid if you feel hundreds of other “friends on Facebook” are supporting you, and urging you on.

    Imagine Rupert Pupkin with a hundred “Facebook Friends” like Sandra Bernhardt’s character.

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  115. In fairness, I have seen people in very good cardio shape who can run several miles gas out in thirty seconds of throwing punches with 16 ounce gloves on because everyone pushes the punches before being taught how to snap them like a whip.

    Anyone who has trained in boxing for even just a few months will be able to see punches from an opponent come long before they land, too. This is because virtually everyone telegraphs their punches by chicken winging their arms out to the side first or raring back and winding up. Train a few months with some real boxers and 99 percent of the public will look underwater windmilling away in comparison.

    And @ mike1, wrestling is a good base and great for keeping the fight standing or taking down a better boxer, but what if you run into someone you can’t take down – a better wrestler, someone very athletic and bigger, or someone who stuns you with a punch before you can shoot a double or single leg? Or what if you clinch and get put in the plum by someone who knows muay thai? Heck, I have seen decent footwork circling alone give wrestlers hell because they are used to straight in engagement. Wrestlers dont win all the mma fights anymore, and that hasn’t been true for a long time. World class female judoka Rhonda rousey recently learned the hard way how being such an inferior boxer screwed up her ability to close range and get a take down until she was knocked out cold.

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  116. Most people either totally freeze up or outright quit with just a couple stiff jabs to the face because training your brain not to shut down after trauma like that must be learned and is not natural to anyone. And that is with mentally tough people. The chubby wannabe ali g would have have had a mental breakdown if trump popped him. The bully types like him are always the easiest to force to quit because they can’t handle being bullied back.

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  117. We don’t make people our national leader just because they are good at punching political opponents in the face, the way they do in Canada.

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  118. My point was mainly that no SJW is likely to take a shot at Trump. People of the left nowadays are a lot softer than Oswald or Czolgosz and aren’t willing to risk the death penalty for their cause. Mostly they vent their spleen on social media, or in violent demonstrations, as they did in Chicago.

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  119. I know Trump has a conceal carry permit, I think it would have made a great Instagram if he had pulled that pistol out, and stood there like Steve McGarrett in the old Hawaii 5-O shows. I’m not saying he should have shot him, but hey, I am not saying he should not have shot him either.

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  120. Has it really been 160 years (this May) since we’ve had a good caning on the floor of the Senate?

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  121. How is trying to win an election being in “full cuck mode?”

    They’re trying to win a nomination. “Cuck mode” ramps up later on, when, like McCain and Romney, they’ll be trying to throw an election.

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  122. Since Trump is not yet the president a more useful collection of data would be murders and attempted murders of presidential candidates. Huey Long, George Wallace, Robert Kennedy
    no attempts all successful.

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    Trump’s no conservative, doesn’t have much of an intellectual framework to guide his beliefs, and would sell out any of his current positions to gain some sort of “deal”, but, dammit, he keeps on putting on a class for how to deal with the anti-free-speech left.

    What is a conservative? The common denominator seems to be globalism, belligerent Zionist foreign policy and all for the investor class.

    I would say a guy who’s even open to deal-making, let alone actually making deals, is infinitely preferable to every other candidate and politician who who dares not deviate from his overlords. This is why Trump is being barraged with calumnious attacks like no other person in history.

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  124. This subject deserves some elaboration.

    Modern Italians, and indeed the whole of Southern Europe, are 2-3+% sub-Saharan on average, and in some regions are actually majority non-European, being North African and/or West Asian. This is a genetic fact. This is the result of ancient Roman conquest, migration and Islamic invasion.

    In the case of Portugal they additionally imported black slaves and assimilated them.

    You can clearly see by DiMassimo’s pics that he is very representative of this genetic reality both phenotypically and in his behavior. He clearly has some sub-Saharan admixture.

    However, one must also understand that Sailer’s relative definition of “white” includes quadroons. Yes, Sailer bizarrely thinks self-identifying blacks are white people.

    That just goes to show you that even people with exceptional IQs can still be mentally ill with terrible judgment.

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  125. There’s a difference between psychological strength, not giving in to fear, and actual brain damage.

    No intelligent person trains to take a punch. You train to avoid a punch.

    Some people do have an innate resistance to physical trauma while others can be KO’d easily, or suffer permanent brain damage or death from the same level of damage.

    Concussive damage is cumulative. It’s not like a muscle that benefits from being worked. The more damage you take, the worse it gets and it never adapts to become stronger. You always want to avoid concussive damage, especially within 1-2 months of initial injury.

    Severe and permanent damage is from repeated blows. That’s why MMA is actually less damaging than boxing and football where athletes in the latter two take repeated concussive damage over a short duration.

    Bullies generally harass weaker people who they think are not a threat. They are sadistic cowards by nature.

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  126. These people know that there’s no danger of retaliatory violence against themselves so have no incentive to calm down their hothead supporters. We’re going to see a lot more of these attacks now to November. I hope Trump’s luck holds.

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  127. Of course wrestlers don’t win all mma fights. They do still win well more than other styles though. Agree with most of that but please let’s not ever reference women’s mma because it’s so embarrassing to the republic.

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  128. It was both! The yearbook belonged to Larry Kroger who was the main character (if there was one) in Animal House. I remember such great names as Harold”Wing-Ding” Weisenheimer, Charles Ulmer Farley, Mr. Dwight Mannsburden and Mr. Duane Postum.

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  129. If Trump got attacked, and wounded but not killed, I might have to rescind my assessment that he has no chance in the genera election, that a vote for Trump is a vote for Open Borders, Hate Whitey Hillary. If he is attacked, preferably by a #BlackLivesMatter member with a well documented history tweets and facebookery hating whitey, and supporting Hillary… All Bets Are Off.

    I still don’t believe that would help immigration patriots, Trump has no princples beyond what feels good to Trump…but then again, he loves the adulation and knows where his bread is buttered…so maybe we would get a wall. Come on BLM’s, you can’t let this Hitler keeping speaking!

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  130. There are two offences assault and battery. Assault is making the attempt to attack someone whether you touch them or not. Once you touch them it is battery.

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  131. The guy who threatened in his Twitter account to assault (or kill) Trump, and then went and attempted it, is now out on bail and back to tweeting at the same account: https://twitter.com/Younglionking7 Obviously Twitter is another “safe space”.

    How very much like Weimar Germany and Republican Spain things are going. In both cases, authorities were shamelessly lenient with the street fighters and militants they saw as their own guys, whether right-wing or left-wing.

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  132. “In the past, it was mostly right-wingers or psychotics/fanatics without any clear ideology who tried it.”

    So so so very very wrong that I can only presume a troll. Literally breath-taking ignorance.

    I give your attempt a gentleman’s Affirmative Action D-minus.

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  133. Which is about 90% of all guys who are regulars at the gym but not training for sports. They train the chest and arms exclusively, with a little ab work thrown in.

    And, as any real gym rat will tell you, legs day is the most painful. Most of the poseurs can’t take it.

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  134. Guiteau’s family had attempted to have him committed a few years before killing Garfield. He was also trying to be appointed ambassador to France, and was upset that his lobbying had gone nowhere.

    You’re right about Moore–she was a lefty and lucid.

    Moore said her attempt on Ford’s life was made in hopes of triggering a revolution. “I finally understood and joined those who have only destruction and violence for a means of making change—and came to understand that violence can sometimes be constructive,”

    Squeaky Froome was a Manson family member and one can argue about the dividing line between crazy and sane there.

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  135. Stella!

    A cry for help.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1A0p0F_iH8

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  136. Everybody triggers moslem anger. You often don’t know what will set them off.

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  137. Assault is anything that would cause a reasonable person to fear for his safety or life. Just threatening someone can be an offense if the threat is credible.

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  138. I think a good part of it is physiological. It has been years since I entered a gym, although I did do full body – never one to do the beach muscles only. I still have glutes. Some people don’t. Fedor Emelianenko has very little glute development compared to the rest of him. If he could develop them surely the overal training what have brought them out. Great fighter despite that.

    I find it interesting to try and figure out what sort of body type people would have if the XY chromosome were flipped. I think that just like newspaper wedding photos notoriously feature similar looking people facially, most people seek out their own xy flipped body type.

    The female version of a fedor – flat butt and muffin top – I could never bring myself to marry or even approach romantically, no matter how great the prospective children might be in the martial arts world. I figure that others look at prospective partners the same way, probably less anally though. This is not a gay thing, it comes from looking at my own children and trying to ascertain who inherited what. And from that, a general inkling as to the phenotypical results of the xy switch.

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  139. My comment was based on a very quick look through attempts on the lives of recent presidents (I should have included candidates, as another commenter suggested). The impression I get is that it’s hard to make any ideological classification of the would-be assassin anyhow – I suspect mental illness was the main factor in what most of them did. Would any sane person risk lethal injection to replace Obama with Biden, or Bush with Cheney? Of course Trump is genuinely different from the alternatives available. But today’s SJWs are a fairly soft bunch, and I think – and hope – none of them will ever have the courage to try being the next Lee Harvey Oswald.

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  140. …Greeks , Italians , Armenians ,Turks ,Jews ,Arabs ,Iranians , Georgians , Azeris , Egyptians , Tunisians , Algerians ,Libyans are all white .

    So when the Clintons say whites will be a minority, all these will be included in the white total. Meaning they need to import even more non-whites to get whites down below 50%.

    India, here we come.

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  141. “Yeah! Like Lee Harvey Oswald.”

    A book on the JFK assassination I read years ago said Oswald was “very pro-integration,” along with being left-wing in general.

    Like most “pro-integrationists,” then and now, Oswald lived in white neighborhoods.

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  142. Pretty insightful observations. I agree Trump is no conservative. I also agree with Milton Friedman on this:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEVI3bmN8TI

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  143. He could start organizing prison musicals. “Springtime for Hitler” could easily be adapted, only I don’t think the inmates would look nearly so good in mini-skirts, jackboots, and Bavarian pretzel pasties.

    Well, not to me. Maybe to him.

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  144. Problematizing the normal is Tres Alinsky.

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  145. In general you are correct, but no one reacts well to being hit until it has happened enough times that they are used to dealing wih the brain freezing. This comes from years of seeing people learning to box, and from conversations with high level boxing coaches who have trained hundreds of people. The ability to absorb punches without being knocked out – having a “good chin” – is a totally different discussion and subject, though that is pretty much like punching power and almost totally genetic, at least the physical part is.

    No one trains to get punched on purpose, but in boxing it is unavoidable when one first starts sparring. It is similar to nfl qbs learning not to panic when being hit in the pocket – not a natural response at all and they have to train their brain to not freak out and freeze. But until one has experienced being punched or tackled hard in the pocket as a qb enough times to control their brains reaction to it, 100 percent of people will freeze and panic after being hit. If you doubt this then you have not trained with actual boxers of a high ability who can land punches at will on people new to boxing – and avoiding punches via defense is by far the hardest aspect of boxing to learn and separates decent skill levels from good boxers every single time.

    As far as brain trauma, it was thought that mm was a lot safer initially, but it turns out that people being pinned against the fence or floor and being hit in the head is far more dangerous than once thought because the brain and head have nowhere to roll with the ounch and move. It is why so many mma fighters who were competing a lot around a decade ago seem totally punch drunk now. If you are worried about brain damage, then football, boxing, and mma are sports to avoid.

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  146. I hadn’t thought of that. It would have been reasonable to pull out a gun in the circumstances, seeing that his attackers had made it past the security boundaries. But how would it have played out then? It would enhance his popularity with a lot of supporters, but the media would spin it against him. The aggressors would be interviewed later and made to seem benign and likeable, and Trump would be made to look a bit paranoid and scary.

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  147. It’s interesting how Marlon Brando could play
    Polish, Italian, and German (Kurtz in Apocalypse
    Now) characters. He looked like an Everyman which,
    I suppose, is great for an actor

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  148. I have noticed the sjw/blm types on twitter and in the media saying that the klan lynched people and killed them, unlike the black panthers or Jeremiah wright. What I would love to see as a counter talking point showing what hypocrites and frauds they all are over social media are things like this:

    1. The communist party endorsed obama and sanders, which killed who knows how many tens of millions of people in the last century – they also literally enslaved far more people than that – and used actual hate speech against countless enemies to set up the psychological conditioning to slaughter them by the millions

    2. bernie sanders has a record of praising actual communists and commie goverments, and does not disavow the commie party endorsement

    3. al sharpoton has incited riots with his racism that actually resulted in people dying, yet he has a msnbc talk show and advises the president – not to mention his “them greek homos” anti gay comments

    4. Obama murders innocent muslim civilians on a regular basis with his indiscriminate drone strikes that a stanford study estimated killed 48 civilians for every one actual terrorist – not to mention the 16 year old us citizen obama droned to death in yemen – obama blowing them away with drones is a lot worse than anything trump could say about them

    5. muslims are still enslaving people and slaughtering them all over africa and the mid east, and now even in europe with the rape scandal in England

    6. the media and politicians like obama used hate speech to cause ferguson and baltimore to be burned to the ground in cases where they ended up being completely wrong on the facts of the case

    7. sjw types are always talking about rape culture, but ignore the numerous claims against bill clinton and the recent rapefugee crisis in europe from muslim immigrants with an explosion of sexual asssaults

    These examples are just off the top of my head, but they demonstrate that the people applauding trump being silenced at a rally do not care about murder or hate speech leading to murder, or else they would be protesting all of the above. I realize this isn’t going to sway the sjw brainwashed fools, but it will give the pro trump side good counters when arguing back.

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  149. He’s not famous – he’s infamous. With this single act
    he ruined his life. No one in Hollywood will hire him
    now

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  150. He also played a German officer in “The Young Lions” in 1958. Not to mention a Roman (“Julius Caesar”), a Brit (“Mutiny on the Bounty”) and who knows what else. I guess the guy in “Last Tango in Paris” was from Wisconsin, so I guess he had that covered, too …..

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  151. Thanks, I knew that assault wasn’t actually physically contacting the person but didn’t know the exact particulars.

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  152. Wanna bet?

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  153. Not to mention Emiliano Zapata, a Mexican, in that flop of a movie Viva Zapata! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viva_Zapata!#Cast

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  154. This is the You Made Me Do It defense.

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  155. he’s in-famous?

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  156. Do tornadoes hit Wyoming? One can only hope

    Seek medical help. Ask the doc to up your meds.

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  157. For the longest time I used to think that Brando
    had Italian ancestry since his surname ends in an
    -o (cf. DiMassimo). Does anybody know what kind
    of name is Brando anyway?

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  158. My vague impression is that his ancestry was more Irish than anything else.

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  159. I just found in Wikipedia that Brando’s patrilinear
    immigrant ancestor was named Brandau and arrived
    from Germany in the early 1700s. Wikipedia is getting
    really good on questions of ancestry! That kind of
    knowledge simply wasn’t available until the
    last few years

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  160. Right. Wikipedia is far more informative than my 1971 Encyclopedia Britannica on the ethnic backgrounds of prominent people of