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It seems Harry Reid’s chickens are coming home to roost:

The alacritous president is ready to go:

President Donald Trump is expected to put forth a nominee to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat on the Supreme Court in the coming days, multiple sources close to the president and with direct knowledge of the situation told ABC News.

The sources describe the list of potential nominees as very short and including at least one woman. U.S. Circuit Judge Amy Coney Barrett is seen as a leading contender, two sources tell ABC News.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death was surely less of a shock to Washington insiders than it was to those of us in the provinces–and it isn’t all that shocking to us. The late Justice was a decade older than Joe Biden, after all. The Federalist Society has candidates queued up. If there is Senatorial will then there is certainly a way. Getting a quasi-originalist confirmed in the next month would be a big morale depressant for Democrat voters, too.

Mitt Romney must be giddy at the prospect of being able to stab Republicans in the back but he’ll need a couple other turncoats besides Lisa Murkowski to go along with him. Even Senators in tough races like Arizona’s Martha McSally are publicly pushing for an expedited nomination. Who knows, maybe showing some spine will actually help the languishing campaigns of Senators like McSally and Susan Collins in Maine.

The Democrats have strongly insinuated that if they retake the upper chamber in November, the filibuster rules on legislation are going the same way Reid sent the rules on nominees seven years ago. When the shoe is on the other foot it’s going to drop–hard–on the necks of Republicans and it’s going to stay there indefinitely. Will the GOP finally start playing for keeps in the eleventh hour?

 
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  1. I don’t mean to be a wet blanket, but my gut tells me that this whole event is going to be a great big yawner. The death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg was not an approved part of the narrative. The Leftists have already decreed that this election will be all about BLM (a most unfortunate miscalculation on their part), and they won’t be able to change that horse in mid-stream. Death is far too real and sober a thing for the Leftists, who don’t do real and sober. As a result, they will be forced to ignore the electorally significant death of liberal paragon so that they can continue banging away about fricking George Floyd.

    • Agree: 36 ulster
    • Disagree: Cloudbuster
    • Replies: @Bard of Bumperstickers
    @Intelligent Dasein

    #BlackLawclerksMatter

    Since the old gal hired only ONE black law clerk during her reign of error, BLM oughta be celebrating.

    , @Audacious Epigone
    @Intelligent Dasein

    It could matter in the case of a contested election, though. Even without a confirmation, the court is now 5-3 or at worst 4-4 with Roberts. It won't be decided against Trump there.

  2. NO WOMEN!

    That is, unless she’s Ann Coulter. Otherwise, she WILL trend left over the years. They all want to be able to be comfortable in the Washington, FS cocktail party scene, even more than the men do.

    • Replies: @songbird
    @Achmed E. Newman

    I guess it's probably harder to throw sex allegations against a woman, though I do agree they have a terrible record.

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman, @Rosie

  3. Judge Amy Coney Barrett is seen as a leading contender

    Judge Barrett has a couple of things going for her from a conventional point of view. She is a woman (we apparently now have this weird “rule” where there is a “woman’s seat” and a “black seat” at the Supreme Court). And she adopted a black child, so she can say, “I CARED enough about a black life to save and raise one” in this BLM-infused atmosphere.

    She is also a very devout Catholic, so is likely to vote correctly on some issues (e.g. abortion). I am not sure about gun rights.

    And about that… lately I’ve become a fan of Judge Kenneth Lee: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenneth_K._Lee

    Not because he is Asian, but because of this:

    In August 2020, Lee was part of a three-judge panel who reaffirmed that California’s “large capacity magazine ban” was unconstitutional.[21][22]

    “California’s near-categorical ban of LCMs [large-capacity magazines] infringes on the fundamental right to self-defense,” Judge Kenneth K. Lee wrote in the majority opinion.

    “It criminalizes the possession of half of all magazines in America today. It makes unlawful magazines that are commonly used in handguns by law abiding citizens for self-defense. And it substantially burdens the core right of self-defense guaranteed to the people under the Second Amendment.”

    “It cannot stand,” he added.

    Any judge who gives a giant middle finger to the gun banners in California of all places works for me!

    • Replies: @Athletic and Whitesplosive
    @Twinkie


    Judge Barrett has a couple of things going for her from a conventional point of view
     
    The "conventional" point of view these days is "diversity is our strength".

    She is a woman
     
    That's strike 1.

    And she adopted a black child
     
    Two I believe, and imported ones from Haiti no less! I guess the many local black babies available just didn't have the same ring as "I adopted HAITIAN black babies", sort of like how real designer clothes are never made locally. That's strikes 2 through 99, guaranteed to betray her people on immigration, which is the one issue from which the leftist domination of every other issue flows. She would be a terrible pick.

    Replies: @Exalted Cyclops, @Johann Ricke

    , @Ray Cissman
    @Twinkie

    perfecr choice, first asian justice. we dont need a mud shark in there.

    Replies: @Audacious Epigone

  4. Roy Moore should be selected. I’m not joking. No way he would ever betray us.

    • Agree: Achmed E. Newman
    • LOL: Nodwink
    • Replies: @Kaosweaver
    @MattinLA

    That would be political suicide for the Republicans...

    , @Dangling Pointer
    @MattinLA

    At the time I didn't see anything particularly "based" about him, just the same boomer-tier anti-Islam stuff you could get from any non-coastal Republican. He was notable because of his religion, but Trumpism was not supposed to be about religion and religiosity doesn't equate to resistance to Leftism in all its forms. Just look at the Pope. Moore's political career is dead but we may learn a similar lesson with Amy Comey Barrett.

  5. I offer condolences’s on RBG’s passing.

    Anyone, on any side, celebrating her death is at best unseemly and at worst immoral.
    ______

    In a strictly objective sense, seating another Justice will help stabilize the nation.

    Given Robert’s unreliability, the SJW Globalists could hope that a 5-4 decision would break for Biden. The new court composition will be 5-4 or 6-3 — FOR the Constitution — AGAINST criminal SJW attempts to steal the election.

    Trump’s team will screen the candidate records carefully to make sure that the new Justice does not have a “recusal” on a critical election case. After being burned by Sessions, it is not a mistake that they will repeat.

    PEACE 😇

    • Replies: @Wyatt
    @A123


    I offer condolences’s on RBG’s passing.

    Anyone, on any side, celebrating her death is at best unseemly and at worst immoral.
     
    Nobody needs your idiotic, moralizing prescriptions on what's good and what's not. Ginsburg was the typical ashkenazi woman who thought she knew better than everyone else for what was good in society. Ginsburg was a villain within the traditional definition of the word. Even if it was just her abortion advocacy, the paradoxical empowerment of women at the cost of killing little girls, she is evil and the first thing I said when I saw the news was, "burn, bitch!"

    If people don't have contempt and hatred for that which is evil, that evil will propagate like the cancer that it is. That's why we have AIPAC and endless wars for Israel.
    , @iffen
    @A123

    Anyone, on any side, celebrating her death is at best unseemly and at worst immoral.

    "Our" side will never win until it learns to identify and oppose evil.

    Replies: @A123

    , @songbird
    @A123

    I don't think it is positive for society when corrupt politicians get lionized in their obituaries. "Don't speak any ill of the dead" might be a good policy when your neighbor dies, but it does not work on the macro scale of politics, where the Left is constantly trying to write hagiographies in order to further their power. If it is only condolences that her death elicits, then they'll be naming bridges after her, or building some monstrous, tax-payer funded museum to her, like they did with Teddy Kennedy.

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman, @Curle

    , @Athletic and Whitesplosive
    @A123


    Anyone, on any side, celebrating her death is at best unseemly and at worst immoral.
     
    Yeah, who could ever have the gall to celebrate the death of a hated enemy (who was just plain evil to her rotten soul to boot)? Only every human ever.

    Just another rehash of the anti-human ideology of the cuckservative: never try to win (that's unseemly at best and at worst immoral), always help your enemy to win, and if you by accident stumble into victory DON'T EVER DARE BE HAPPY.

    She was an evil witch that richly deserved to die, way more than George Floyd or whatever other felon the media is lionizing this week. Any person of good will should be happy she's no longer around polluting the world. I'm very glad she's gone and there's no reason to be at all apologetic, she chose to be an evil nasty person, I didn't choose it for her.

    Replies: @Alexander Turok

    , @Kaosweaver
    @A123


    I offer condolences’s on RBG’s passing.

    Anyone, on any side, celebrating her death is at best unseemly and at worst immoral.
     
    Fine, I'm immoral. I sent a text to a friend when I heard saying the bitch is dead.

    And I stand by that, I'd hoped she'd retire, but she didn't. So she died in office, hoping to hold on till January. I'm glad she knew she would be at the mercy of Trump to honor her last wish that her seat not be filled till the next term - and she likely knew Trump would ignore her. Good.

    Hitler slaughters a few million Jews and a few million other people - and he's vilified for it, as he should be. Ginsberg ensured tens of millions of humans would be slaughtered via abortion and she's not worse?

    The only thing I admire about her is she was appointed to do leftist bidding and she delivered. We appoint Benedict Roberts who stabs us in the back at the most critical times.

    But, if I could have had one justice die before next president term, it would have been either Sotomayor or Kagan. #wrongjusticedied

    I'd prefer the younger versions of RBG died.

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman

    , @Audacious Epigone
    @A123

    Anyone, on any side, celebrating her death is at best unseemly and at worst immoral.

    There are tens, maybe hundreds, of millions of babies prematurely in Heaven because it took RBG so long to get to Hell. Good riddance.

  6. Anon[108] • Disclaimer says:

    Donald Trump has a disastrous history of poor judgment when it comes to appointments and the next nominated justice will be no exception. It’s looking like he’s going to nominate yet another Catholic — which I guess well has become an American tradition at this point — but this one has the added value of having adopted not one but two black children from Haiti. Mentally speaking, Donald Trump is a fetus, and his presidency could be accurately described as an act of war against this country by the people (Russia) who fought to put him in the white house.

    There is 100% no hope of a political or judicial solution to any of your problems and we would be wise to relieve ourselves of the delusion that any of this stuff will ever change depending on which talking head gets elected. Until you embrace reality it’s going to be very difficult to take you seriously.

    • Replies: @Audacious Epigone
    @Anon

    She has five biological children of her own.

    , @anon
    @Anon

    Donald Trump is a fetus, and his presidency could be accurately described as an act of war against this country by the people (Russia) who fought to put him in the white house.

    Blackpilling / no-hoping / shilling like this is going to just rain down onto comments sections for the next couple of months. It's not going to be an accident, it's going to be deliberate and even co-ordinated.

    Everyone should bear this in mind.

    , @Jay Fink
    @Anon

    "his presidency could be accurately described as an act of war against this country by the people (Russia) who fought to put him in the white house".

    Trump isn't perfect but when I read tripe like this I feel urgency to vote for him. I'm not so much voting for him as I am against you.

    , @iffen
    @Anon


    Jesus loves the little children
    All the children of the world
    Red, brown, yellow
    Black and white
    They are precious in His sight
    Jesus loves the little children
    Of the world
     
    Even some Catholics believe this.

    Replies: @Talha

  7. @A123
    I offer condolences's on RBG's passing.

    Anyone, on any side, celebrating her death is at best unseemly and at worst immoral.
    ______

    In a strictly objective sense, seating another Justice will help stabilize the nation.

    Given Robert's unreliability, the SJW Globalists could hope that a 5-4 decision would break for Biden. The new court composition will be 5-4 or 6-3 -- FOR the Constitution -- AGAINST criminal SJW attempts to steal the election.

    Trump's team will screen the candidate records carefully to make sure that the new Justice does not have a "recusal" on a critical election case. After being burned by Sessions, it is not a mistake that they will repeat.

    PEACE 😇

    Replies: @Wyatt, @iffen, @songbird, @Athletic and Whitesplosive, @Kaosweaver, @Audacious Epigone

    I offer condolences’s on RBG’s passing.

    Anyone, on any side, celebrating her death is at best unseemly and at worst immoral.

    Nobody needs your idiotic, moralizing prescriptions on what’s good and what’s not. Ginsburg was the typical ashkenazi woman who thought she knew better than everyone else for what was good in society. Ginsburg was a villain within the traditional definition of the word. Even if it was just her abortion advocacy, the paradoxical empowerment of women at the cost of killing little girls, she is evil and the first thing I said when I saw the news was, “burn, bitch!”

    If people don’t have contempt and hatred for that which is evil, that evil will propagate like the cancer that it is. That’s why we have AIPAC and endless wars for Israel.

  8. God is back on our side!

    Trump can’t possibly lose!

  9. @A123
    I offer condolences's on RBG's passing.

    Anyone, on any side, celebrating her death is at best unseemly and at worst immoral.
    ______

    In a strictly objective sense, seating another Justice will help stabilize the nation.

    Given Robert's unreliability, the SJW Globalists could hope that a 5-4 decision would break for Biden. The new court composition will be 5-4 or 6-3 -- FOR the Constitution -- AGAINST criminal SJW attempts to steal the election.

    Trump's team will screen the candidate records carefully to make sure that the new Justice does not have a "recusal" on a critical election case. After being burned by Sessions, it is not a mistake that they will repeat.

    PEACE 😇

    Replies: @Wyatt, @iffen, @songbird, @Athletic and Whitesplosive, @Kaosweaver, @Audacious Epigone

    Anyone, on any side, celebrating her death is at best unseemly and at worst immoral.

    “Our” side will never win until it learns to identify and oppose evil.

    • Replies: @A123
    @iffen



    ... celebrating her death is at best unseemly and at worst immoral.
     
    “Our” side will never win until it learns to identify and oppose evil.
     
    These two concepts are not mutually exclusive.

    Opposing anti-Constitutional positions is clearly the correct policy. Sometimes one must kill to protect family & nation. However, popping Champaign corks & dancing to celebrate the passing of a cancer victim is inaporoprite.

    Mere Mortals should let her go, knowing that RBG will be judged by God.

    PEACE 😇

    Replies: @iffen, @Cloudbuster, @TimothyS

  10. Notorious RBG

    LOL! I see what you did there, homie!

    Peace.

    • Replies: @Audacious Epigone
    @Talha

    It's a meme that long preexists this post but at her passing it finally seems apropos in a way I'm able to understand.

    Replies: @Talha

  11. If only kritarchy and lawfare died with her…

    • Agree: Exalted Cyclops
  12. Just a note that the video continues CNN’s long tradition of running cover for the most nakedly self-interested schemes of the Democrat party.

    From the video:

    Harry Reid in 2005: [To abolish the filibuster rule would be] “a black chapter in the history of the Senate.”

    CNN questioning Harry Reid on the Democrats abolishing filibuster rule in 2013: “Why isn’t this [abolishing the filibuster rule now] a ‘black chapter in the history of the Senate’?”

    Harry Reid: “Things have changed dramatically since 2005, dramatically. For the last four and half years, they have done everything they can to deny the fact that Obama was elected and then re-elected.”

    CNN: “Translation: GOP obstruction is unprecedented!”

    True translation: In 2005, the Democrats were a minority in the Senate, so the filibuster rule helped them with their obstruction of Republican nominations. After they got a bare majority though, the filibuster rule hinders them with their own nominations, so it has to go. Not very complicated, really.

  13. @Achmed E. Newman
    NO WOMEN!

    That is, unless she's Ann Coulter. Otherwise, she WILL trend left over the years. They all want to be able to be comfortable in the Washington, FS cocktail party scene, even more than the men do.

    Replies: @songbird

    I guess it’s probably harder to throw sex allegations against a woman, though I do agree they have a terrible record.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
    @songbird

    Oh, harder to hold up the confirmation based on that. Yes, I agree. Really, I don't know how you weed out those who will eventually go native on us after a few years in Washington FS, if Trump even thinks that far ahead.

    Probably he doesn't. Strategic political thinking is a Ronald Reagan thing. Tweeting up a storm in the middle of the night is a Trump thing.

    , @Rosie
    @songbird


    I guess it’s probably harder to throw sex allegations against a woman, though I do agree they have a terrible record.
     
    We barely have a record at all. There have only been four women Supreme Court Justices: one wise Latina, two Jewesses, and one White woman.

    According to misogynists like Achmed Newman, shitty liberal women are always liberal because they're women. Shitty liberal men are liberal for some other reason.

    Replies: @songbird

  14. @A123
    I offer condolences's on RBG's passing.

    Anyone, on any side, celebrating her death is at best unseemly and at worst immoral.
    ______

    In a strictly objective sense, seating another Justice will help stabilize the nation.

    Given Robert's unreliability, the SJW Globalists could hope that a 5-4 decision would break for Biden. The new court composition will be 5-4 or 6-3 -- FOR the Constitution -- AGAINST criminal SJW attempts to steal the election.

    Trump's team will screen the candidate records carefully to make sure that the new Justice does not have a "recusal" on a critical election case. After being burned by Sessions, it is not a mistake that they will repeat.

    PEACE 😇

    Replies: @Wyatt, @iffen, @songbird, @Athletic and Whitesplosive, @Kaosweaver, @Audacious Epigone

    I don’t think it is positive for society when corrupt politicians get lionized in their obituaries. “Don’t speak any ill of the dead” might be a good policy when your neighbor dies, but it does not work on the macro scale of politics, where the Left is constantly trying to write hagiographies in order to further their power. If it is only condolences that her death elicits, then they’ll be naming bridges after her, or building some monstrous, tax-payer funded museum to her, like they did with Teddy Kennedy.

    • Agree: Curle
    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
    @songbird

    Not speaking ill of the dead went out the window with U-boat commander Ted Kennedy's death in '09. Peak Stupidity has been known to even speak dead of the ill regarding a certain Neocon open-borders destructive maverick, and we were very glad to proclaim Juan McAmnesty - Rot In Place.

    With all this flag half-masting BS, if I ever get an American flag again*, I'll just go ahead and buy a shorter poll, saving aluminum, and, in turn, saving the planet.


    .

    * Not likely, as I'd fly the Gadsden flag or Rebel flag first, in that order.

    Replies: @Adam Smith

    , @Curle
    @songbird

    Correct. It’s all about using cultural reference points to demonstrate who is good and who is bad.

  15. @songbird
    @Achmed E. Newman

    I guess it's probably harder to throw sex allegations against a woman, though I do agree they have a terrible record.

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman, @Rosie

    Oh, harder to hold up the confirmation based on that. Yes, I agree. Really, I don’t know how you weed out those who will eventually go native on us after a few years in Washington FS, if Trump even thinks that far ahead.

    Probably he doesn’t. Strategic political thinking is a Ronald Reagan thing. Tweeting up a storm in the middle of the night is a Trump thing.

  16. @songbird
    @A123

    I don't think it is positive for society when corrupt politicians get lionized in their obituaries. "Don't speak any ill of the dead" might be a good policy when your neighbor dies, but it does not work on the macro scale of politics, where the Left is constantly trying to write hagiographies in order to further their power. If it is only condolences that her death elicits, then they'll be naming bridges after her, or building some monstrous, tax-payer funded museum to her, like they did with Teddy Kennedy.

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman, @Curle

    Not speaking ill of the dead went out the window with U-boat commander Ted Kennedy‘s death in ’09. Peak Stupidity has been known to even speak dead of the ill regarding a certain Neocon open-borders destructive maverick, and we were very glad to proclaim Juan McAmnesty – Rot In Place.

    With all this flag half-masting BS, if I ever get an American flag again*, I’ll just go ahead and buy a shorter poll, saving aluminum, and, in turn, saving the planet.

    .

    * Not likely, as I’d fly the Gadsden flag or Rebel flag first, in that order.

    • Replies: @Adam Smith
    @Achmed E. Newman

    I fly one of these...

    https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/3NUAAOSw1B1c4bC6/s-l500.jpg

    I think these are pretty cool too...

    https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/ie8AAOSweVZemjxr/s-l500.jpg

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/3x5-USA-United-States-Peace-Symbol-Flag-3x5-Banner-Grommets-Nylon-Polyester/153495337778

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/USA-Civil-Peace-Flag-3x5-US-American-Civil-Peace-Flag-American-Peace-Flag/303434973338

    Replies: @Talha

  17. Fat ass baby boomer Trumpy should nominate either Colonel Sanders or Aunt Jemima and be done with it. DAMMIT!

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg took a Ginsu knife to the US Constitution and all these deranged wacko nuts are crying their damn eyes out. OUTRAGE!

    • Replies: @MEH 0910
    @Charles Pewitt

    https://twitter.com/nypost/status/1308749393441456128

  18. @Twinkie

    Judge Amy Coney Barrett is seen as a leading contender
     
    Judge Barrett has a couple of things going for her from a conventional point of view. She is a woman (we apparently now have this weird "rule" where there is a "woman's seat" and a "black seat" at the Supreme Court). And she adopted a black child, so she can say, "I CARED enough about a black life to save and raise one" in this BLM-infused atmosphere.

    She is also a very devout Catholic, so is likely to vote correctly on some issues (e.g. abortion). I am not sure about gun rights.

    And about that... lately I've become a fan of Judge Kenneth Lee: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenneth_K._Lee

    Not because he is Asian, but because of this:

    In August 2020, Lee was part of a three-judge panel who reaffirmed that California's "large capacity magazine ban" was unconstitutional.[21][22]
     

    "California's near-categorical ban of LCMs [large-capacity magazines] infringes on the fundamental right to self-defense," Judge Kenneth K. Lee wrote in the majority opinion.

    "It criminalizes the possession of half of all magazines in America today. It makes unlawful magazines that are commonly used in handguns by law abiding citizens for self-defense. And it substantially burdens the core right of self-defense guaranteed to the people under the Second Amendment."

    "It cannot stand," he added.
     
    Any judge who gives a giant middle finger to the gun banners in California of all places works for me!

    Replies: @Athletic and Whitesplosive, @Ray Cissman

    Judge Barrett has a couple of things going for her from a conventional point of view

    The “conventional” point of view these days is “diversity is our strength”.

    She is a woman

    That’s strike 1.

    And she adopted a black child

    Two I believe, and imported ones from Haiti no less! I guess the many local black babies available just didn’t have the same ring as “I adopted HAITIAN black babies”, sort of like how real designer clothes are never made locally. That’s strikes 2 through 99, guaranteed to betray her people on immigration, which is the one issue from which the leftist domination of every other issue flows. She would be a terrible pick.

    • Agree: YetAnotherAnon
    • Replies: @Exalted Cyclops
    @Athletic and Whitesplosive

    Perhaps she prefers walnut-sauce with her pizza - like the Podestas. They're a nice Catholic (Novus orco) family too. Apparently the finest walnut sauce for pizza aficionados is from Haiti - a country literally founded with a sacrifice to the Devil - and its inexpensive thanks to an abundant supply. If so, RBG (who advocated lowering the age of consent to 12) might be honored to have such a replacement. Even if Barrett hates pizza, such virtue-signaling is not a good thing.

    , @Johann Ricke
    @Athletic and Whitesplosive


    Two I believe, and imported ones from Haiti no less! I guess the many local black babies available just didn’t have the same ring as “I adopted HAITIAN black babies”, sort of like how real designer clothes are never made locally. That’s strikes 2 through 99, guaranteed to betray her people on immigration, which is the one issue from which the leftist domination of every other issue flows.
     
    People don't adopt domestically because of legal wrangles with the birth parents. In many cases, the adoptive parents have had to give their charges back to the birth parents because the latter changed their minds.

    If you adopt the children of alkies or druggies, you are likely to have fewer legal problems, since the birth parents will be viewed as unsuitable by the court. The problem is the kids themselves who, in a non-trivial number of cases, have birth defects similar to the kid who slaughtered his classmates in FL. With this type of adoption, you're opening up a different, potentially life-threatening can of worms.

    Babies from foreign lands just tend to be less complicated from a legal or a medical standpoint. That's why so many choose them. The number of non-problematic babies stateside has crashed since abortion became legal in the 1970's. Make abortion illegal and adoption irrevocable, and the number of healthy domestic babies available for adoption and adopted would skyrocket.

    Replies: @Pericles, @Cloudbuster

  19. @A123
    I offer condolences's on RBG's passing.

    Anyone, on any side, celebrating her death is at best unseemly and at worst immoral.
    ______

    In a strictly objective sense, seating another Justice will help stabilize the nation.

    Given Robert's unreliability, the SJW Globalists could hope that a 5-4 decision would break for Biden. The new court composition will be 5-4 or 6-3 -- FOR the Constitution -- AGAINST criminal SJW attempts to steal the election.

    Trump's team will screen the candidate records carefully to make sure that the new Justice does not have a "recusal" on a critical election case. After being burned by Sessions, it is not a mistake that they will repeat.

    PEACE 😇

    Replies: @Wyatt, @iffen, @songbird, @Athletic and Whitesplosive, @Kaosweaver, @Audacious Epigone

    Anyone, on any side, celebrating her death is at best unseemly and at worst immoral.

    Yeah, who could ever have the gall to celebrate the death of a hated enemy (who was just plain evil to her rotten soul to boot)? Only every human ever.

    Just another rehash of the anti-human ideology of the cuckservative: never try to win (that’s unseemly at best and at worst immoral), always help your enemy to win, and if you by accident stumble into victory DON’T EVER DARE BE HAPPY.

    She was an evil witch that richly deserved to die, way more than George Floyd or whatever other felon the media is lionizing this week. Any person of good will should be happy she’s no longer around polluting the world. I’m very glad she’s gone and there’s no reason to be at all apologetic, she chose to be an evil nasty person, I didn’t choose it for her.

    • Agree: RoatanBill
    • Replies: @Alexander Turok
    @Athletic and Whitesplosive


    Yeah, who could ever have the gall to celebrate the death of a hated enemy (who was just plain evil to her rotten soul to boot)? Only every human ever.
     
    Some are smart enough to not do it openly.

    Teddy Roosevelt wanted to speak softly and carry a big stick. The cuckservatives speak softly and carry no stick. The InfoWarrior speaks really loud and expects the force of his words to cause the stick to materialize in his hands.
  20. It seems Harry Reid’s chickens are coming home to roost:

    Karma is a beautiful thing.

  21. The nation-killing Stalinists in the Democrat Party have screwed around with the customary and traditional rules and folkways of the US Senate and now they are gonna get bitten in the arse big time.

    Harry Reid and his bony fingers pulled some crud back in time a bit and they made it easier for a mob of arrogant scumbag politician senators — that’s not my language, that’s what US House Reps. call US Senators — are US Reps. jealous of US Senators?(maybe) — to ram through all sorts of things that are unmentionable.

    I wrote this in 2014 to describe the Democrat Party dumb ass morons and their monkeying around with the rules of the US Senate:

    NH Sen. Jeanne Shaheen has just voted in favor of confirmation for a cop killer’s lawyer who was a nominee to be assistant attorney general for the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice. Thankfully, The U.S. Senate voted down the rancid slob lawyer who provided politically motivated legal services to an anti-white radical rodent who killed a cop.

    Shaheen voted for an Obama nominee who did legal work for an anti-white radical who shot a Philadelphia cop in 1981. The prospective nominee who Shaheen voted for was politically sympathetic to the anti-white radical who goes by the name, Mumia Abu-Jamal.

    In a ROLL CALL article by Meredith Shiner entitled, “Vote On Controversial Nominee Exposes Political Risk Of Nuclear Option,” it was reported that Shaheen, while running as fast as she could away from reporters, stated, “I think he’s well qualified.”

    Shaheen and the Democrats got bit on the arse good and hard for screwing around with established customs in the U.S. Senate. Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Democrats in the U.S. Senate, got exactly what that Nevada rodent deserves. Harry Reid made Stalinist changes to the filibuster rules that allowed a cop killer’s lawyer to have a slim chance to sneak through on a strict majority line vote, instead of the historical custom of nominee selection deference to the opposition party. Reid, the damn Democrat rodent, deserved this.

    Harry Reid, the scoundrel, lost a battle in the Senate that should never have happened. That disgusting shyster lawyer who gave politically motivated legal services to an anti-white radical cop killer should never have been appointed by Obama, or any other president. That damn shyster is not a suitable candidate for any position whatsoever.

    Shaheen and her Democrat shyster pals have a lot of explaining to do. Shaheen voted for a no good lout who would never have come this far in the process if Reid had not messed around in the U.S. Senate.

    Shaheen now runs away from reporters. Shaheen will not do open town hall meetings. Shaheen is an Obama drone who takes bags of cash from billionaires such as Tom Steyer while out in San Francisco. Shaheen should permanently stay out in San Francisco. Shaheen has San Francisco values, not New Hampshire values.

    God bless the immortal Danny Faulkner and his family.

    https://patch.com/new-hampshire/concord-nh/shaheen-follows-obama-with-vote-for-cop-killers-lawyer_7e91bc51

    https://www.rollcall.com/2014/03/05/vote-on-controversial-nominee-exposes-political-risk-of-nuclear-option/

    Tweets from 2014:

  22. @iffen
    @A123

    Anyone, on any side, celebrating her death is at best unseemly and at worst immoral.

    "Our" side will never win until it learns to identify and oppose evil.

    Replies: @A123

    … celebrating her death is at best unseemly and at worst immoral.

    “Our” side will never win until it learns to identify and oppose evil.

    These two concepts are not mutually exclusive.

    Opposing anti-Constitutional positions is clearly the correct policy. Sometimes one must kill to protect family & nation. However, popping Champaign corks & dancing to celebrate the passing of a cancer victim is inaporoprite.

    Mere Mortals should let her go, knowing that RBG will be judged by God.

    PEACE 😇

    • Replies: @iffen
    @A123

    RBG will be judged by God.

    I'm willing to let him have a go at it in the hereafter without my help, but in this world, people like her have expanded the reach and power of evil.

    , @Cloudbuster
    @A123

    The virtue signal, it is so bright!

    , @TimothyS
    @A123


    Mere Mortals should let her go, knowing that RBG will be judged by God.
     
    Psalms 11:10
    "When it goeth well with the righteous, the city rejoiceth: and when the wicked perish, there is shouting."
  23. @A123
    @iffen



    ... celebrating her death is at best unseemly and at worst immoral.
     
    “Our” side will never win until it learns to identify and oppose evil.
     
    These two concepts are not mutually exclusive.

    Opposing anti-Constitutional positions is clearly the correct policy. Sometimes one must kill to protect family & nation. However, popping Champaign corks & dancing to celebrate the passing of a cancer victim is inaporoprite.

    Mere Mortals should let her go, knowing that RBG will be judged by God.

    PEACE 😇

    Replies: @iffen, @Cloudbuster, @TimothyS

    RBG will be judged by God.

    I’m willing to let him have a go at it in the hereafter without my help, but in this world, people like her have expanded the reach and power of evil.

  24. @Achmed E. Newman
    @songbird

    Not speaking ill of the dead went out the window with U-boat commander Ted Kennedy's death in '09. Peak Stupidity has been known to even speak dead of the ill regarding a certain Neocon open-borders destructive maverick, and we were very glad to proclaim Juan McAmnesty - Rot In Place.

    With all this flag half-masting BS, if I ever get an American flag again*, I'll just go ahead and buy a shorter poll, saving aluminum, and, in turn, saving the planet.


    .

    * Not likely, as I'd fly the Gadsden flag or Rebel flag first, in that order.

    Replies: @Adam Smith

    • Replies: @Talha
    @Adam Smith

    That first one is actually pretty cool.

    Peace.

  25. @A123
    @iffen



    ... celebrating her death is at best unseemly and at worst immoral.
     
    “Our” side will never win until it learns to identify and oppose evil.
     
    These two concepts are not mutually exclusive.

    Opposing anti-Constitutional positions is clearly the correct policy. Sometimes one must kill to protect family & nation. However, popping Champaign corks & dancing to celebrate the passing of a cancer victim is inaporoprite.

    Mere Mortals should let her go, knowing that RBG will be judged by God.

    PEACE 😇

    Replies: @iffen, @Cloudbuster, @TimothyS

    The virtue signal, it is so bright!

  26. @Adam Smith
    @Achmed E. Newman

    I fly one of these...

    https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/3NUAAOSw1B1c4bC6/s-l500.jpg

    I think these are pretty cool too...

    https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/ie8AAOSweVZemjxr/s-l500.jpg

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/3x5-USA-United-States-Peace-Symbol-Flag-3x5-Banner-Grommets-Nylon-Polyester/153495337778

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/USA-Civil-Peace-Flag-3x5-US-American-Civil-Peace-Flag-American-Peace-Flag/303434973338

    Replies: @Talha

    That first one is actually pretty cool.

    Peace.

    • Thanks: Adam Smith
  27. @Anon
    Donald Trump has a disastrous history of poor judgment when it comes to appointments and the next nominated justice will be no exception. It's looking like he's going to nominate yet another Catholic -- which I guess well has become an American tradition at this point -- but this one has the added value of having adopted not one but two black children from Haiti. Mentally speaking, Donald Trump is a fetus, and his presidency could be accurately described as an act of war against this country by the people (Russia) who fought to put him in the white house.

    There is 100% no hope of a political or judicial solution to any of your problems and we would be wise to relieve ourselves of the delusion that any of this stuff will ever change depending on which talking head gets elected. Until you embrace reality it's going to be very difficult to take you seriously.

    Replies: @Audacious Epigone, @anon, @Jay Fink, @iffen

    She has five biological children of her own.

  28. @Talha

    Notorious RBG
     
    LOL! I see what you did there, homie!

    Peace.

    Replies: @Audacious Epigone

    It’s a meme that long preexists this post but at her passing it finally seems apropos in a way I’m able to understand.

    • Replies: @Talha
    @Audacious Epigone

    "Mo' money, mo' problems."

    My guess (though I could be wrong) is that - due to identity politics being at near crescendo - that seat will have to go to a female Jewish judge and the left will block any other option. I could easily be wrong on this one, but there's a good chance I'm not.

    On the topic of the news of her death; in our tradition, if someone is given news of something beneficial, like the birth of a child, or the end of a calamity (this includes the death of an oppressor or tyrant [don't know if this is applicable in this case]), then one makes a prostration of thanks/gratitude to God for His blessings.

    Peace.

    Replies: @Audacious Epigone

  29. OT: Taki’s end of the week trifecta of columnists is just terrible. The likelihood of getting an interesting, topical take is near zero after Coulter’s column.

    Jorge Montojo: I can only assume Taki gave this strange nobody a column as payback from some old favor owed. Rambling missives about nothing badly translated from Spanish

    Theodore Dalrymple: Used to have some important insights, but in his twilight days is reduced to “matching socks is sure a pain” which he tries to use as a weak metaphor for the difficulty of revising one’s opinion. He’s kind of like that nice, once-brilliant old uncle, to whom you listen politely out of respect, and because he’s so very nice and decent.

    Taki: I never liked Taki’s writing, but now it’s a self parody. I only bother to click to one of his columns every year or so, but every time I do, whatever he’s talking about is at best a thin excuse for the same thing: “Look how rich I am, and look at what fabulous, important people I have for friends.”

    I get the feeling that the whole site, which was once a major gathering point for political dissidents, is just phoning it in.

    • Replies: @Curle
    @Cloudbuster

    “ every time I do, whatever he’s talking about is at best a thin excuse for the same thing: “Look how rich I am, and look at what fabulous, important people I have for friends.”

    I dunno. It reminds me of what civilization used to feel like even if I wasn’t at his parties. Also I notice who isn’t at his parties and I find comfort in that.

    Replies: @Cloudbuster

  30. Ding dong a witch is dead. A mean old witch, a hate-filled witch.

    Ding dong a wicked old witch is dead! On Rosh Hashanah no less.

    Let the Jews try to lionize her. That will blacken their reputations.

    These dirty jurists and their legislating from the bench have blackened the Rule of Law.

    The Rule of Law is no longer possible with all the fake rights and fake laws passed in bad faith.

    No matter who gets on the Rump Court, the liberals and leftists will blackmail or threaten.

    This nonsense of litigation now stinks to High Heaven.

    Better all the attorneys and barristers die off for the sake of sanity.

    To right this ship, use Shakespeare’s prescription: First kill all the lawyers.

    Ginsberg joins Marshall, et al on the Trashheap of History.

    But all those bad precedents must be burned like a witch.

    The Rule of Law is No Longer a respectable position due to the Dirty Jurists like RBG.

    Notorious indeed and in character. A black witch whose spells did not save her.

  31. anon[184] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anon
    Donald Trump has a disastrous history of poor judgment when it comes to appointments and the next nominated justice will be no exception. It's looking like he's going to nominate yet another Catholic -- which I guess well has become an American tradition at this point -- but this one has the added value of having adopted not one but two black children from Haiti. Mentally speaking, Donald Trump is a fetus, and his presidency could be accurately described as an act of war against this country by the people (Russia) who fought to put him in the white house.

    There is 100% no hope of a political or judicial solution to any of your problems and we would be wise to relieve ourselves of the delusion that any of this stuff will ever change depending on which talking head gets elected. Until you embrace reality it's going to be very difficult to take you seriously.

    Replies: @Audacious Epigone, @anon, @Jay Fink, @iffen

    Donald Trump is a fetus, and his presidency could be accurately described as an act of war against this country by the people (Russia) who fought to put him in the white house.

    Blackpilling / no-hoping / shilling like this is going to just rain down onto comments sections for the next couple of months. It’s not going to be an accident, it’s going to be deliberate and even co-ordinated.

    Everyone should bear this in mind.

    • Agree: Cloudbuster
    • Thanks: Talha
  32. @Audacious Epigone
    @Talha

    It's a meme that long preexists this post but at her passing it finally seems apropos in a way I'm able to understand.

    Replies: @Talha

    “Mo’ money, mo’ problems.”

    My guess (though I could be wrong) is that – due to identity politics being at near crescendo – that seat will have to go to a female Jewish judge and the left will block any other option. I could easily be wrong on this one, but there’s a good chance I’m not.

    On the topic of the news of her death; in our tradition, if someone is given news of something beneficial, like the birth of a child, or the end of a calamity (this includes the death of an oppressor or tyrant [don’t know if this is applicable in this case]), then one makes a prostration of thanks/gratitude to God for His blessings.

    Peace.

    • Replies: @Audacious Epigone
    @Talha

    The left can't stop the nomination, the right holds all the cards in this case. As long as the right doesn't get nervous and fold a winning hand...

  33. @songbird
    @A123

    I don't think it is positive for society when corrupt politicians get lionized in their obituaries. "Don't speak any ill of the dead" might be a good policy when your neighbor dies, but it does not work on the macro scale of politics, where the Left is constantly trying to write hagiographies in order to further their power. If it is only condolences that her death elicits, then they'll be naming bridges after her, or building some monstrous, tax-payer funded museum to her, like they did with Teddy Kennedy.

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman, @Curle

    Correct. It’s all about using cultural reference points to demonstrate who is good and who is bad.

  34. @Athletic and Whitesplosive
    @Twinkie


    Judge Barrett has a couple of things going for her from a conventional point of view
     
    The "conventional" point of view these days is "diversity is our strength".

    She is a woman
     
    That's strike 1.

    And she adopted a black child
     
    Two I believe, and imported ones from Haiti no less! I guess the many local black babies available just didn't have the same ring as "I adopted HAITIAN black babies", sort of like how real designer clothes are never made locally. That's strikes 2 through 99, guaranteed to betray her people on immigration, which is the one issue from which the leftist domination of every other issue flows. She would be a terrible pick.

    Replies: @Exalted Cyclops, @Johann Ricke

    Perhaps she prefers walnut-sauce with her pizza – like the Podestas. They’re a nice Catholic (Novus orco) family too. Apparently the finest walnut sauce for pizza aficionados is from Haiti – a country literally founded with a sacrifice to the Devil – and its inexpensive thanks to an abundant supply. If so, RBG (who advocated lowering the age of consent to 12) might be honored to have such a replacement. Even if Barrett hates pizza, such virtue-signaling is not a good thing.

  35. @Cloudbuster
    OT: Taki's end of the week trifecta of columnists is just terrible. The likelihood of getting an interesting, topical take is near zero after Coulter's column.

    Jorge Montojo: I can only assume Taki gave this strange nobody a column as payback from some old favor owed. Rambling missives about nothing badly translated from Spanish

    Theodore Dalrymple: Used to have some important insights, but in his twilight days is reduced to "matching socks is sure a pain" which he tries to use as a weak metaphor for the difficulty of revising one's opinion. He's kind of like that nice, once-brilliant old uncle, to whom you listen politely out of respect, and because he's so very nice and decent.

    Taki: I never liked Taki's writing, but now it's a self parody. I only bother to click to one of his columns every year or so, but every time I do, whatever he's talking about is at best a thin excuse for the same thing: "Look how rich I am, and look at what fabulous, important people I have for friends."

    I get the feeling that the whole site, which was once a major gathering point for political dissidents, is just phoning it in.

    Replies: @Curle

    “ every time I do, whatever he’s talking about is at best a thin excuse for the same thing: “Look how rich I am, and look at what fabulous, important people I have for friends.”

    I dunno. It reminds me of what civilization used to feel like even if I wasn’t at his parties. Also I notice who isn’t at his parties and I find comfort in that.

    • Replies: @Cloudbuster
    @Curle

    Taki's part of the elite, and they are allowed to have a level of civilization that is denied to the rest of us.

  36. @MattinLA
    Roy Moore should be selected. I'm not joking. No way he would ever betray us.

    Replies: @Kaosweaver, @Dangling Pointer

    That would be political suicide for the Republicans…

  37. @Curle
    @Cloudbuster

    “ every time I do, whatever he’s talking about is at best a thin excuse for the same thing: “Look how rich I am, and look at what fabulous, important people I have for friends.”

    I dunno. It reminds me of what civilization used to feel like even if I wasn’t at his parties. Also I notice who isn’t at his parties and I find comfort in that.

    Replies: @Cloudbuster

    Taki’s part of the elite, and they are allowed to have a level of civilization that is denied to the rest of us.

  38. @A123
    I offer condolences's on RBG's passing.

    Anyone, on any side, celebrating her death is at best unseemly and at worst immoral.
    ______

    In a strictly objective sense, seating another Justice will help stabilize the nation.

    Given Robert's unreliability, the SJW Globalists could hope that a 5-4 decision would break for Biden. The new court composition will be 5-4 or 6-3 -- FOR the Constitution -- AGAINST criminal SJW attempts to steal the election.

    Trump's team will screen the candidate records carefully to make sure that the new Justice does not have a "recusal" on a critical election case. After being burned by Sessions, it is not a mistake that they will repeat.

    PEACE 😇

    Replies: @Wyatt, @iffen, @songbird, @Athletic and Whitesplosive, @Kaosweaver, @Audacious Epigone

    I offer condolences’s on RBG’s passing.

    Anyone, on any side, celebrating her death is at best unseemly and at worst immoral.

    Fine, I’m immoral. I sent a text to a friend when I heard saying the bitch is dead.

    And I stand by that, I’d hoped she’d retire, but she didn’t. So she died in office, hoping to hold on till January. I’m glad she knew she would be at the mercy of Trump to honor her last wish that her seat not be filled till the next term – and she likely knew Trump would ignore her. Good.

    Hitler slaughters a few million Jews and a few million other people – and he’s vilified for it, as he should be. Ginsberg ensured tens of millions of humans would be slaughtered via abortion and she’s not worse?

    The only thing I admire about her is she was appointed to do leftist bidding and she delivered. We appoint Benedict Roberts who stabs us in the back at the most critical times.

    But, if I could have had one justice die before next president term, it would have been either Sotomayor or Kagan. #wrongjusticedied

    I’d prefer the younger versions of RBG died.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
    @Kaosweaver

    Thanks for relating to us your text message. I agree with your attitude. After reading (and writing) the many comments on the subject of speaking ill of the dead*, I remembered something I wrote in one or two of the Peak Stupidity posts I linked to.

    As you wrote, Kaosweaver, it's not like this lady was retired at whatever her very old age was. That's what I wrote about Ted Kennedy and John McCain. Even though they had inflicted a lot of evil on America via their politics, if each was retired when he died, my feeling would have been different. He was out of office, doing his own thing, so his life at that time and his death were not my business. We write "R.I.P." remember a few good things, if we can, and that's it.

    However, when these people STAY ON till death, destroying American society as long as they possibly can, well, sorry, but if their deaths are the way to stop further destruction, I'm all for it! Good deal!


    I’d prefer the younger versions of RBG died.
     
    Or, just retired and quit screwing with us - that'd have been fine too.

    .

    * See, that could be another post, but then, what kind of bar graph can A.E. come up with? ;-}

  39. @Athletic and Whitesplosive
    @Twinkie


    Judge Barrett has a couple of things going for her from a conventional point of view
     
    The "conventional" point of view these days is "diversity is our strength".

    She is a woman
     
    That's strike 1.

    And she adopted a black child
     
    Two I believe, and imported ones from Haiti no less! I guess the many local black babies available just didn't have the same ring as "I adopted HAITIAN black babies", sort of like how real designer clothes are never made locally. That's strikes 2 through 99, guaranteed to betray her people on immigration, which is the one issue from which the leftist domination of every other issue flows. She would be a terrible pick.

    Replies: @Exalted Cyclops, @Johann Ricke

    Two I believe, and imported ones from Haiti no less! I guess the many local black babies available just didn’t have the same ring as “I adopted HAITIAN black babies”, sort of like how real designer clothes are never made locally. That’s strikes 2 through 99, guaranteed to betray her people on immigration, which is the one issue from which the leftist domination of every other issue flows.

    People don’t adopt domestically because of legal wrangles with the birth parents. In many cases, the adoptive parents have had to give their charges back to the birth parents because the latter changed their minds.

    If you adopt the children of alkies or druggies, you are likely to have fewer legal problems, since the birth parents will be viewed as unsuitable by the court. The problem is the kids themselves who, in a non-trivial number of cases, have birth defects similar to the kid who slaughtered his classmates in FL. With this type of adoption, you’re opening up a different, potentially life-threatening can of worms.

    Babies from foreign lands just tend to be less complicated from a legal or a medical standpoint. That’s why so many choose them. The number of non-problematic babies stateside has crashed since abortion became legal in the 1970’s. Make abortion illegal and adoption irrevocable, and the number of healthy domestic babies available for adoption and adopted would skyrocket.

    • Agree: Twinkie
    • Replies: @Pericles
    @Johann Ricke

    However that may be, there's something off about adopting haitians, even more so after first having five kids of your own. Barrett seems unsound. Why waste an important appointment on her?

    , @Cloudbuster
    @Johann Ricke

    If you are looking to avoid kids with dismaying personality or developmental issues, adopting black kids is not the way to go.

  40. @Kaosweaver
    @A123


    I offer condolences’s on RBG’s passing.

    Anyone, on any side, celebrating her death is at best unseemly and at worst immoral.
     
    Fine, I'm immoral. I sent a text to a friend when I heard saying the bitch is dead.

    And I stand by that, I'd hoped she'd retire, but she didn't. So she died in office, hoping to hold on till January. I'm glad she knew she would be at the mercy of Trump to honor her last wish that her seat not be filled till the next term - and she likely knew Trump would ignore her. Good.

    Hitler slaughters a few million Jews and a few million other people - and he's vilified for it, as he should be. Ginsberg ensured tens of millions of humans would be slaughtered via abortion and she's not worse?

    The only thing I admire about her is she was appointed to do leftist bidding and she delivered. We appoint Benedict Roberts who stabs us in the back at the most critical times.

    But, if I could have had one justice die before next president term, it would have been either Sotomayor or Kagan. #wrongjusticedied

    I'd prefer the younger versions of RBG died.

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman

    Thanks for relating to us your text message. I agree with your attitude. After reading (and writing) the many comments on the subject of speaking ill of the dead*, I remembered something I wrote in one or two of the Peak Stupidity posts I linked to.

    As you wrote, Kaosweaver, it’s not like this lady was retired at whatever her very old age was. That’s what I wrote about Ted Kennedy and John McCain. Even though they had inflicted a lot of evil on America via their politics, if each was retired when he died, my feeling would have been different. He was out of office, doing his own thing, so his life at that time and his death were not my business. We write “R.I.P.” remember a few good things, if we can, and that’s it.

    However, when these people STAY ON till death, destroying American society as long as they possibly can, well, sorry, but if their deaths are the way to stop further destruction, I’m all for it! Good deal!

    I’d prefer the younger versions of RBG died.

    Or, just retired and quit screwing with us – that’d have been fine too.

    .

    * See, that could be another post, but then, what kind of bar graph can A.E. come up with? ;-}

  41. @A123
    @iffen



    ... celebrating her death is at best unseemly and at worst immoral.
     
    “Our” side will never win until it learns to identify and oppose evil.
     
    These two concepts are not mutually exclusive.

    Opposing anti-Constitutional positions is clearly the correct policy. Sometimes one must kill to protect family & nation. However, popping Champaign corks & dancing to celebrate the passing of a cancer victim is inaporoprite.

    Mere Mortals should let her go, knowing that RBG will be judged by God.

    PEACE 😇

    Replies: @iffen, @Cloudbuster, @TimothyS

    Mere Mortals should let her go, knowing that RBG will be judged by God.

    Psalms 11:10
    “When it goeth well with the righteous, the city rejoiceth: and when the wicked perish, there is shouting.”

  42. I call this painting…”Juxtaposition”:

    Peace.

    • Replies: @Intelligent Dasein
    @Talha

    I think the number of people who genuinely care about Supreme Court Justices is vanishingly small. For the time being, I think it's safe to assume that anyone who seems to have strong emotions about this either way is just posturing.

    Replies: @TG, @A123, @Orville H. Larson

  43. It’s too early to celebrate anyway. It’ll take years to rip the Constitution from her cold, dead hands.

  44. @Talha
    I call this painting..."Juxtaposition":
    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EiPaVVwWoAEfR_V.jpg

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EiSwJxTWAAYoeGG.jpg

    Peace.

    Replies: @Intelligent Dasein

    I think the number of people who genuinely care about Supreme Court Justices is vanishingly small. For the time being, I think it’s safe to assume that anyone who seems to have strong emotions about this either way is just posturing.

    • Agree: Talha
    • Disagree: iffen
    • Replies: @TG
    @Intelligent Dasein

    "Control the coinage and the courts, let the rabble have the rest."

    The court system is extremely important - but - most people don't know what the justices are really doing. There is tons of coverage about transgender toilets, and this one a is a woman, and this one is a Latina - but their actual records? I think people care, but they don't know why and the press has provided pretty much zero information about most of it. Which I guess is the plan.

    "Control the coinage and the courts, and don't let the rabble even realize it."

    , @A123
    @Intelligent Dasein


    I think the number of people who genuinely care about Supreme Court Justices is vanishingly small. For the time being, I think it’s safe to assume that anyone who seems to have strong emotions about this either way is just posturing.
     
    The horrific over-reach of an out-of-control SJW Judicial system is one of the core drivers of Trump's win in 2016. The situation was recently inflamed (again) by Chief Justice Roberts. He openly defied the Constitution by embracing Obama's anti-Constitutional DACA amnesty.

    Ending the fascist tyranny of unelected SJW Globalist judges has substantial traction with Main Street U.S. Citizens.

    PEACE 😇
    , @Orville H. Larson
    @Intelligent Dasein

    In a sense, you're right.

    People who obsess about Supreme Court nominations are "cause" people. They're worried about whether the nominee is pro-abortion or anti-abortion, pro- or anti-civil rights, for or against Obamacare. . . .

    Personally, I don't much care. Those nine unelected, unaccountable, hold-office-for-life megalomaniacs do pretty much what they want. . . .

  45. @Anon
    Donald Trump has a disastrous history of poor judgment when it comes to appointments and the next nominated justice will be no exception. It's looking like he's going to nominate yet another Catholic -- which I guess well has become an American tradition at this point -- but this one has the added value of having adopted not one but two black children from Haiti. Mentally speaking, Donald Trump is a fetus, and his presidency could be accurately described as an act of war against this country by the people (Russia) who fought to put him in the white house.

    There is 100% no hope of a political or judicial solution to any of your problems and we would be wise to relieve ourselves of the delusion that any of this stuff will ever change depending on which talking head gets elected. Until you embrace reality it's going to be very difficult to take you seriously.

    Replies: @Audacious Epigone, @anon, @Jay Fink, @iffen

    “his presidency could be accurately described as an act of war against this country by the people (Russia) who fought to put him in the white house”.

    Trump isn’t perfect but when I read tripe like this I feel urgency to vote for him. I’m not so much voting for him as I am against you.

  46. Funny how basically nobody knows what sort of justice RBG really was.

    Oh sure, she pushed for more status and opportunities for upper-class women like herself, and for that she is supposed to be a saint, but what else did she do?

    I hear rumors that she was mostly pretty far-right, that she voted with Scalia most of the time. And of course making it easier for illegal immigrants is NOT progressive (ask the ghosts of FDR and Samuel Gompers), it’s a classical far-right anti-labor position. But short of reading the court records myself, there is pretty much nothing out there about her judicial career. I mean, other than that she was a woman (which I already sort of got).

    We are in full-on identity politics, RBG could have been to the right of Ayn Rand on most issues but the ‘liberals’ would have loved her because she was a woman.

    Sigh.

    • Replies: @anon
    @TG

    Funny how basically nobody knows what sort of justice RBG really was.

    Who is this "basically nobody"? Does it include you?

    I hear rumors that she was mostly pretty far-right, that she voted with Scalia most of the time.

    lol.

    Gee, it's too bad there's no way to look up her ultra-secret USSC voting record, is it? If only there was a world-spanning network of computer servers hosting millions of websites with information. Then you could find some things out!

    How about starting with _Obergefell_? What did Scalia write, what did Ginsburg write, etc. How far-right was Ginsburg's position?

    https://infogalactic.com/info/Obergefell_v._Hodges

    Sigh.

    You got that part right.

    , @dfordoom
    @TG


    And of course making it easier for illegal immigrants is NOT progressive (ask the ghosts of FDR and Samuel Gompers), it’s a classical far-right anti-labor position.
     
    Yep.

    Replies: @Cloudbuster

    , @Pericles
    @TG


    And of course making it easier for illegal immigrants is NOT progressive (ask the ghosts of FDR and Samuel Gompers), it’s a classical far-right anti-labor position.

     

    Far-neocon and/or far-cuck. Or, not unreasonably, center-semite. Hardly paleocon. Just shows how empty the term 'far-right' has become.

    If the Progressives had stayed with McCarthy, then that situation would have been different.
  47. @Intelligent Dasein
    @Talha

    I think the number of people who genuinely care about Supreme Court Justices is vanishingly small. For the time being, I think it's safe to assume that anyone who seems to have strong emotions about this either way is just posturing.

    Replies: @TG, @A123, @Orville H. Larson

    “Control the coinage and the courts, let the rabble have the rest.”

    The court system is extremely important – but – most people don’t know what the justices are really doing. There is tons of coverage about transgender toilets, and this one a is a woman, and this one is a Latina – but their actual records? I think people care, but they don’t know why and the press has provided pretty much zero information about most of it. Which I guess is the plan.

    “Control the coinage and the courts, and don’t let the rabble even realize it.”

  48. @Intelligent Dasein
    @Talha

    I think the number of people who genuinely care about Supreme Court Justices is vanishingly small. For the time being, I think it's safe to assume that anyone who seems to have strong emotions about this either way is just posturing.

    Replies: @TG, @A123, @Orville H. Larson

    I think the number of people who genuinely care about Supreme Court Justices is vanishingly small. For the time being, I think it’s safe to assume that anyone who seems to have strong emotions about this either way is just posturing.

    The horrific over-reach of an out-of-control SJW Judicial system is one of the core drivers of Trump’s win in 2016. The situation was recently inflamed (again) by Chief Justice Roberts. He openly defied the Constitution by embracing Obama’s anti-Constitutional DACA amnesty.

    Ending the fascist tyranny of unelected SJW Globalist judges has substantial traction with Main Street U.S. Citizens.

    PEACE 😇

  49. @MattinLA
    Roy Moore should be selected. I'm not joking. No way he would ever betray us.

    Replies: @Kaosweaver, @Dangling Pointer

    At the time I didn’t see anything particularly “based” about him, just the same boomer-tier anti-Islam stuff you could get from any non-coastal Republican. He was notable because of his religion, but Trumpism was not supposed to be about religion and religiosity doesn’t equate to resistance to Leftism in all its forms. Just look at the Pope. Moore’s political career is dead but we may learn a similar lesson with Amy Comey Barrett.

  50. anon[434] • Disclaimer says:
    @TG
    Funny how basically nobody knows what sort of justice RBG really was.

    Oh sure, she pushed for more status and opportunities for upper-class women like herself, and for that she is supposed to be a saint, but what else did she do?

    I hear rumors that she was mostly pretty far-right, that she voted with Scalia most of the time. And of course making it easier for illegal immigrants is NOT progressive (ask the ghosts of FDR and Samuel Gompers), it's a classical far-right anti-labor position. But short of reading the court records myself, there is pretty much nothing out there about her judicial career. I mean, other than that she was a woman (which I already sort of got).

    We are in full-on identity politics, RBG could have been to the right of Ayn Rand on most issues but the 'liberals' would have loved her because she was a woman.

    Sigh.

    Replies: @anon, @dfordoom, @Pericles

    Funny how basically nobody knows what sort of justice RBG really was.

    Who is this “basically nobody”? Does it include you?

    I hear rumors that she was mostly pretty far-right, that she voted with Scalia most of the time.

    lol.

    Gee, it’s too bad there’s no way to look up her ultra-secret USSC voting record, is it? If only there was a world-spanning network of computer servers hosting millions of websites with information. Then you could find some things out!

    How about starting with _Obergefell_? What did Scalia write, what did Ginsburg write, etc. How far-right was Ginsburg’s position?

    https://infogalactic.com/info/Obergefell_v._Hodges

    Sigh.

    You got that part right.

    • Agree: Cloudbuster
  51. @Twinkie

    Judge Amy Coney Barrett is seen as a leading contender
     
    Judge Barrett has a couple of things going for her from a conventional point of view. She is a woman (we apparently now have this weird "rule" where there is a "woman's seat" and a "black seat" at the Supreme Court). And she adopted a black child, so she can say, "I CARED enough about a black life to save and raise one" in this BLM-infused atmosphere.

    She is also a very devout Catholic, so is likely to vote correctly on some issues (e.g. abortion). I am not sure about gun rights.

    And about that... lately I've become a fan of Judge Kenneth Lee: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenneth_K._Lee

    Not because he is Asian, but because of this:

    In August 2020, Lee was part of a three-judge panel who reaffirmed that California's "large capacity magazine ban" was unconstitutional.[21][22]
     

    "California's near-categorical ban of LCMs [large-capacity magazines] infringes on the fundamental right to self-defense," Judge Kenneth K. Lee wrote in the majority opinion.

    "It criminalizes the possession of half of all magazines in America today. It makes unlawful magazines that are commonly used in handguns by law abiding citizens for self-defense. And it substantially burdens the core right of self-defense guaranteed to the people under the Second Amendment."

    "It cannot stand," he added.
     
    Any judge who gives a giant middle finger to the gun banners in California of all places works for me!

    Replies: @Athletic and Whitesplosive, @Ray Cissman

    perfecr choice, first asian justice. we dont need a mud shark in there.

    • Replies: @Audacious Epigone
    @Ray Cissman

    mud shark

    I don't think that phrase means what you think it means.

  52. @TG
    Funny how basically nobody knows what sort of justice RBG really was.

    Oh sure, she pushed for more status and opportunities for upper-class women like herself, and for that she is supposed to be a saint, but what else did she do?

    I hear rumors that she was mostly pretty far-right, that she voted with Scalia most of the time. And of course making it easier for illegal immigrants is NOT progressive (ask the ghosts of FDR and Samuel Gompers), it's a classical far-right anti-labor position. But short of reading the court records myself, there is pretty much nothing out there about her judicial career. I mean, other than that she was a woman (which I already sort of got).

    We are in full-on identity politics, RBG could have been to the right of Ayn Rand on most issues but the 'liberals' would have loved her because she was a woman.

    Sigh.

    Replies: @anon, @dfordoom, @Pericles

    And of course making it easier for illegal immigrants is NOT progressive (ask the ghosts of FDR and Samuel Gompers), it’s a classical far-right anti-labor position.

    Yep.

    • Replies: @Cloudbuster
    @dfordoom

    By all means let us keep trying to shoehorn everything into left/right categories that were outdated two minutes after the Bastille fell.

    Replies: @dfordoom

  53. @Johann Ricke
    @Athletic and Whitesplosive


    Two I believe, and imported ones from Haiti no less! I guess the many local black babies available just didn’t have the same ring as “I adopted HAITIAN black babies”, sort of like how real designer clothes are never made locally. That’s strikes 2 through 99, guaranteed to betray her people on immigration, which is the one issue from which the leftist domination of every other issue flows.
     
    People don't adopt domestically because of legal wrangles with the birth parents. In many cases, the adoptive parents have had to give their charges back to the birth parents because the latter changed their minds.

    If you adopt the children of alkies or druggies, you are likely to have fewer legal problems, since the birth parents will be viewed as unsuitable by the court. The problem is the kids themselves who, in a non-trivial number of cases, have birth defects similar to the kid who slaughtered his classmates in FL. With this type of adoption, you're opening up a different, potentially life-threatening can of worms.

    Babies from foreign lands just tend to be less complicated from a legal or a medical standpoint. That's why so many choose them. The number of non-problematic babies stateside has crashed since abortion became legal in the 1970's. Make abortion illegal and adoption irrevocable, and the number of healthy domestic babies available for adoption and adopted would skyrocket.

    Replies: @Pericles, @Cloudbuster

    However that may be, there’s something off about adopting haitians, even more so after first having five kids of your own. Barrett seems unsound. Why waste an important appointment on her?

  54. @TG
    Funny how basically nobody knows what sort of justice RBG really was.

    Oh sure, she pushed for more status and opportunities for upper-class women like herself, and for that she is supposed to be a saint, but what else did she do?

    I hear rumors that she was mostly pretty far-right, that she voted with Scalia most of the time. And of course making it easier for illegal immigrants is NOT progressive (ask the ghosts of FDR and Samuel Gompers), it's a classical far-right anti-labor position. But short of reading the court records myself, there is pretty much nothing out there about her judicial career. I mean, other than that she was a woman (which I already sort of got).

    We are in full-on identity politics, RBG could have been to the right of Ayn Rand on most issues but the 'liberals' would have loved her because she was a woman.

    Sigh.

    Replies: @anon, @dfordoom, @Pericles

    And of course making it easier for illegal immigrants is NOT progressive (ask the ghosts of FDR and Samuel Gompers), it’s a classical far-right anti-labor position.

    Far-neocon and/or far-cuck. Or, not unreasonably, center-semite. Hardly paleocon. Just shows how empty the term ‘far-right’ has become.

    If the Progressives had stayed with McCarthy, then that situation would have been different.

  55. @Johann Ricke
    @Athletic and Whitesplosive


    Two I believe, and imported ones from Haiti no less! I guess the many local black babies available just didn’t have the same ring as “I adopted HAITIAN black babies”, sort of like how real designer clothes are never made locally. That’s strikes 2 through 99, guaranteed to betray her people on immigration, which is the one issue from which the leftist domination of every other issue flows.
     
    People don't adopt domestically because of legal wrangles with the birth parents. In many cases, the adoptive parents have had to give their charges back to the birth parents because the latter changed their minds.

    If you adopt the children of alkies or druggies, you are likely to have fewer legal problems, since the birth parents will be viewed as unsuitable by the court. The problem is the kids themselves who, in a non-trivial number of cases, have birth defects similar to the kid who slaughtered his classmates in FL. With this type of adoption, you're opening up a different, potentially life-threatening can of worms.

    Babies from foreign lands just tend to be less complicated from a legal or a medical standpoint. That's why so many choose them. The number of non-problematic babies stateside has crashed since abortion became legal in the 1970's. Make abortion illegal and adoption irrevocable, and the number of healthy domestic babies available for adoption and adopted would skyrocket.

    Replies: @Pericles, @Cloudbuster

    If you are looking to avoid kids with dismaying personality or developmental issues, adopting black kids is not the way to go.

  56. @dfordoom
    @TG


    And of course making it easier for illegal immigrants is NOT progressive (ask the ghosts of FDR and Samuel Gompers), it’s a classical far-right anti-labor position.
     
    Yep.

    Replies: @Cloudbuster

    By all means let us keep trying to shoehorn everything into left/right categories that were outdated two minutes after the Bastille fell.

    • Replies: @dfordoom
    @Cloudbuster


    By all means let us keep trying to shoehorn everything into left/right categories that were outdated two minutes after the Bastille fell.
     
    Of course if the alt-right/dissident right wanted to avoid that mistake they would have had enough sense to avoid labelling themselves as "right."

    I use left and right strictly in the sense of economic left and economic right. I think the terms are still useful in that limited sense. The economic right is certainly anti-labour and certainly wants to use immigration as an anti-labour weapon. If someone is a whore for the corporate sector I figure it's fair to describe them as economically right-wing.

    But when it comes to social and cultural issues left/right categories are pretty much entirely useless.

    And of course "cultural marxism" is not marxist in any sense of the word. Marxist and communist are words that are only ever used in order to be deliberately misleading, or they're used by people with no clue what they're talking about.

    Your chances of getting people to stop using these terms are approximately zero.

    Replies: @A123

  57. @Cloudbuster
    @dfordoom

    By all means let us keep trying to shoehorn everything into left/right categories that were outdated two minutes after the Bastille fell.

    Replies: @dfordoom

    By all means let us keep trying to shoehorn everything into left/right categories that were outdated two minutes after the Bastille fell.

    Of course if the alt-right/dissident right wanted to avoid that mistake they would have had enough sense to avoid labelling themselves as “right.”

    I use left and right strictly in the sense of economic left and economic right. I think the terms are still useful in that limited sense. The economic right is certainly anti-labour and certainly wants to use immigration as an anti-labour weapon. If someone is a whore for the corporate sector I figure it’s fair to describe them as economically right-wing.

    But when it comes to social and cultural issues left/right categories are pretty much entirely useless.

    And of course “cultural marxism” is not marxist in any sense of the word. Marxist and communist are words that are only ever used in order to be deliberately misleading, or they’re used by people with no clue what they’re talking about.

    Your chances of getting people to stop using these terms are approximately zero.

    • Replies: @A123
    @dfordoom


    I use left and right strictly in the sense of economic left and economic right. I think the terms are still useful in that limited sense. The economic right is certainly anti-labour and certainly wants to use immigration as an anti-labour weapon. If someone is a whore for the corporate sector I figure it’s fair to describe them as economically right-wing.
     
    I doubt the utility of this approach.

    Tags work as short hand by tapping into shared understanding of what the Tags mean.

    The way that you would like to use "Right" means that BIDEN = RIGHT-WING. He certainly wields amnesty as a weapon against U.S. Citizens. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has embraced the DNC, so calling them right-wing is accurate. However saying, "Right-Wing Biden is the candidate of the Corporate-Right DNC", causes people to balk because Right and DNC do not work together in their mental frame work.

    There is insufficient shared understanding, which causes the Tag to be confusing.
    _____

    IMHO, it is much easier to start with a clean slate.

    I have tried to fully replace Left-Right with the more meaningful Globalist-Populist terms.

    PEACE 😇

    Replies: @dfordoom

  58. @Anon
    Donald Trump has a disastrous history of poor judgment when it comes to appointments and the next nominated justice will be no exception. It's looking like he's going to nominate yet another Catholic -- which I guess well has become an American tradition at this point -- but this one has the added value of having adopted not one but two black children from Haiti. Mentally speaking, Donald Trump is a fetus, and his presidency could be accurately described as an act of war against this country by the people (Russia) who fought to put him in the white house.

    There is 100% no hope of a political or judicial solution to any of your problems and we would be wise to relieve ourselves of the delusion that any of this stuff will ever change depending on which talking head gets elected. Until you embrace reality it's going to be very difficult to take you seriously.

    Replies: @Audacious Epigone, @anon, @Jay Fink, @iffen

    Jesus loves the little children
    All the children of the world
    Red, brown, yellow
    Black and white
    They are precious in His sight
    Jesus loves the little children
    Of the world

    Even some Catholics believe this.

    • Replies: @Talha
    @iffen

    Traditional Christians need to win this fight. The woke church has overstepped its bounds and is out of control:
    "The Church of Iceland's new 'woke' ad welcoming people to Sunday School has sparked outrage after it featured a bearded Jesus Christ with breasts, makeup and a dress."
    https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2020/09/17/15/33304952-8744095-image-a-11_1600354651118.jpg
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8744095/Churchs-woke-advert-featuring-bearded-Jesus-womens-breasts-sparks-outrage.html

    Peace.

    Replies: @usNthem, @iffen, @dfordoom, @songbird, @anon

  59. PUT KANYE ON THE SUPREME COURT!!

  60. @iffen
    @Anon


    Jesus loves the little children
    All the children of the world
    Red, brown, yellow
    Black and white
    They are precious in His sight
    Jesus loves the little children
    Of the world
     
    Even some Catholics believe this.

    Replies: @Talha

    Traditional Christians need to win this fight. The woke church has overstepped its bounds and is out of control:
    “The Church of Iceland’s new ‘woke’ ad welcoming people to Sunday School has sparked outrage after it featured a bearded Jesus Christ with breasts, makeup and a dress.”https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8744095/Churchs-woke-advert-featuring-bearded-Jesus-womens-breasts-sparks-outrage.html

    Peace.

    • Replies: @usNthem
    @Talha

    Damn. I guess there’s virtually no where on the planet that isn’t infected with this disease.

    , @iffen
    @Talha

    Sad. Even worse than atheists leading mainline churches.

    , @dfordoom
    @Talha


    “The Church of Iceland’s new ‘woke’ ad welcoming people to Sunday School has sparked outrage after it featured a bearded Jesus Christ with breasts, makeup and a dress.”
     
    It's very difficult not to see Christianity as a very major part of our current problems. And it's very very difficult to see Christianity as being potentially part of any solution.

    It's also difficult to see Christians being prepared to put up a fight about anything, except for the Christian Zionists who will fight to the death for Israel.

    Replies: @Talha

    , @songbird
    @Talha

    Many years ago, we used to debate different things in my 8th-Grade Civics class. One day a girl who agreed with me about abortion asked me in front of other girls what I thought of women in the priesthood. Of course, I had an opinion, but it seemed impolitic to answer, so I said "I wouldn't touch that one."

    If it happened again, though, I'd just point to things like this.

    Replies: @Talha

    , @anon
    @Talha

    Woke churches won't last because they are built upon sand. Iceland only has a population of 300,000 and at least that church is obviously Woke, so it won't last. There may be other churches in Iceland that are not woke, if so they are no doubt low profile.

    In the US, churches are slowly parting ways. But that's not new in history.

    Take a look at the United Methodists. The US Methodist Wokies were all for homosexual marriage and other foolishness, but the UM's are descended from the British Wesleyans, so they just happen to be an Anglospherian church, rather than US only. A couple of years back the US Wokies found themselves in a difficult situation, because the Methodist bishops (leaders of multiple churches) in Africa would have none of their nonsense. None of it! Similar to Proposition 8 in California back in 2008, in fact, with a similar reaction from the oh-so-tolerant homosexual activists.

    Then there were thinly veiled threats from the Wokies about aid to African churches, to which the African bishops basically responded with 'We are Africans, we can live on very little. We don't need your aid, we have Jesus and God's word". So now the UM's are going to split, with some US churches leaving the denomination, some remaining, and a new much more stable Methodist church will result, although it may be called something else. I predict in some Southern states there will be a handful of Woke churches and a much larger number of "new name" churches in full cordial fellowship with the Africans.

    The split would have happened this year but for the Coof. This is from May.

    https://www.al.com/coronavirus/2020/05/united-methodist-split-delayed-thanks-to-coronavirus.html

    That's just denominational example. There are others. Some entire denominations like the Episcopalians are converged and fading, but the surviving denominations / churches just become stronger.

    PS: You asked about the "brown girl" on the side of that image, c'mon, you know what that is about. The Wokies expect to be able to converge all the religions as they've gotten to many Christian churches. It's ignorance on their part, but these people are not as smart as they think they are.

  61. @dfordoom
    @Cloudbuster


    By all means let us keep trying to shoehorn everything into left/right categories that were outdated two minutes after the Bastille fell.
     
    Of course if the alt-right/dissident right wanted to avoid that mistake they would have had enough sense to avoid labelling themselves as "right."

    I use left and right strictly in the sense of economic left and economic right. I think the terms are still useful in that limited sense. The economic right is certainly anti-labour and certainly wants to use immigration as an anti-labour weapon. If someone is a whore for the corporate sector I figure it's fair to describe them as economically right-wing.

    But when it comes to social and cultural issues left/right categories are pretty much entirely useless.

    And of course "cultural marxism" is not marxist in any sense of the word. Marxist and communist are words that are only ever used in order to be deliberately misleading, or they're used by people with no clue what they're talking about.

    Your chances of getting people to stop using these terms are approximately zero.

    Replies: @A123

    I use left and right strictly in the sense of economic left and economic right. I think the terms are still useful in that limited sense. The economic right is certainly anti-labour and certainly wants to use immigration as an anti-labour weapon. If someone is a whore for the corporate sector I figure it’s fair to describe them as economically right-wing.

    I doubt the utility of this approach.

    Tags work as short hand by tapping into shared understanding of what the Tags mean.

    The way that you would like to use “Right” means that BIDEN = RIGHT-WING. He certainly wields amnesty as a weapon against U.S. Citizens. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has embraced the DNC, so calling them right-wing is accurate. However saying, “Right-Wing Biden is the candidate of the Corporate-Right DNC”, causes people to balk because Right and DNC do not work together in their mental frame work.

    There is insufficient shared understanding, which causes the Tag to be confusing.
    _____

    IMHO, it is much easier to start with a clean slate.

    I have tried to fully replace Left-Right with the more meaningful Globalist-Populist terms.

    PEACE 😇

    • Replies: @dfordoom
    @A123


    There is insufficient shared understanding, which causes the Tag to be confusing.
     
    Yes, I can agree with that.

    I have tried to fully replace Left-Right with the more meaningful Globalist-Populist terms.
     
    You need terms to describe a person (or a party's) position on economic issues. And you need other terms to describe their position on social/cultural issues. You also need yet more terms to descrive their position on international relations/foreign policy.

    If I'm talking about economic issues I try to use Economic Right/Economic Left. If I'm talking about social/cultural issues I try to use Social Conservative/Social Liberal. For foreign policy I guess you could use Imperialist/Isolationist.

    I don't see any way to fully describe someone's politics without resorting to multiple tags. It's clumsy but I think it's clearer.

    I think Populist is vague and confusing. Globalist can be confusing as well. Some globalists are old school internationalists (believing in world government and that sort of nonsense). Some globalists are actually just American Imperialists.

    There's no easy solution to this naming problem.

    Replies: @A123

  62. @Talha
    @iffen

    Traditional Christians need to win this fight. The woke church has overstepped its bounds and is out of control:
    "The Church of Iceland's new 'woke' ad welcoming people to Sunday School has sparked outrage after it featured a bearded Jesus Christ with breasts, makeup and a dress."
    https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2020/09/17/15/33304952-8744095-image-a-11_1600354651118.jpg
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8744095/Churchs-woke-advert-featuring-bearded-Jesus-womens-breasts-sparks-outrage.html

    Peace.

    Replies: @usNthem, @iffen, @dfordoom, @songbird, @anon

    Damn. I guess there’s virtually no where on the planet that isn’t infected with this disease.

  63. Left and Right are two wings of the same vulture feasting on the corpse of America.

    The two sides are Nationalist and Globalist.

    Get it right. Let us not perpetuate the stupidity of the System as it burns down.

  64. Germany, a predominant source of of human woes, is now in a state of mourning regarding her passing. The braindead Germans are worshiping her posthumously, as they worship BO/MO, GRETA, BC/HC, MO being at the top of their deification listing.

    AJM

    Okay So I fully expect to have this post blocked by the schoolmarm.

  65. @Talha
    @iffen

    Traditional Christians need to win this fight. The woke church has overstepped its bounds and is out of control:
    "The Church of Iceland's new 'woke' ad welcoming people to Sunday School has sparked outrage after it featured a bearded Jesus Christ with breasts, makeup and a dress."
    https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2020/09/17/15/33304952-8744095-image-a-11_1600354651118.jpg
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8744095/Churchs-woke-advert-featuring-bearded-Jesus-womens-breasts-sparks-outrage.html

    Peace.

    Replies: @usNthem, @iffen, @dfordoom, @songbird, @anon

    Sad. Even worse than atheists leading mainline churches.

  66. @A123
    @dfordoom


    I use left and right strictly in the sense of economic left and economic right. I think the terms are still useful in that limited sense. The economic right is certainly anti-labour and certainly wants to use immigration as an anti-labour weapon. If someone is a whore for the corporate sector I figure it’s fair to describe them as economically right-wing.
     
    I doubt the utility of this approach.

    Tags work as short hand by tapping into shared understanding of what the Tags mean.

    The way that you would like to use "Right" means that BIDEN = RIGHT-WING. He certainly wields amnesty as a weapon against U.S. Citizens. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has embraced the DNC, so calling them right-wing is accurate. However saying, "Right-Wing Biden is the candidate of the Corporate-Right DNC", causes people to balk because Right and DNC do not work together in their mental frame work.

    There is insufficient shared understanding, which causes the Tag to be confusing.
    _____

    IMHO, it is much easier to start with a clean slate.

    I have tried to fully replace Left-Right with the more meaningful Globalist-Populist terms.

    PEACE 😇

    Replies: @dfordoom

    There is insufficient shared understanding, which causes the Tag to be confusing.

    Yes, I can agree with that.

    I have tried to fully replace Left-Right with the more meaningful Globalist-Populist terms.

    You need terms to describe a person (or a party’s) position on economic issues. And you need other terms to describe their position on social/cultural issues. You also need yet more terms to descrive their position on international relations/foreign policy.

    If I’m talking about economic issues I try to use Economic Right/Economic Left. If I’m talking about social/cultural issues I try to use Social Conservative/Social Liberal. For foreign policy I guess you could use Imperialist/Isolationist.

    I don’t see any way to fully describe someone’s politics without resorting to multiple tags. It’s clumsy but I think it’s clearer.

    I think Populist is vague and confusing. Globalist can be confusing as well. Some globalists are old school internationalists (believing in world government and that sort of nonsense). Some globalists are actually just American Imperialists.

    There’s no easy solution to this naming problem.

    • Replies: @A123
    @dfordoom


    There’s no easy solution to this naming problem.
     
    I can agree with this.

    Using Globalist-Populist is admittedly imperfect. However, in the context of U.S. Politics, there is a decent use case for Globalist Biden -- Populist Trump.

    I don’t see any way to fully describe someone’s politics without resorting to multiple tags. It’s clumsy but I think it’s clearer.
     
    I have used SJW Globalist -- Christian Populist where there needs to be a more explicit indicator of of social values.

    While more accurate, it becomes unwieldy when further extended to SJW Islamic Globalist DNC -- Judeo-Christian Populist GOP.

    Unfortunately, using multiple tags can be offputting to readers. There no interest in adopting a universally shared, muti-axis model and associated naming convention.

    PEACE 😇
  67. @Talha
    @iffen

    Traditional Christians need to win this fight. The woke church has overstepped its bounds and is out of control:
    "The Church of Iceland's new 'woke' ad welcoming people to Sunday School has sparked outrage after it featured a bearded Jesus Christ with breasts, makeup and a dress."
    https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2020/09/17/15/33304952-8744095-image-a-11_1600354651118.jpg
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8744095/Churchs-woke-advert-featuring-bearded-Jesus-womens-breasts-sparks-outrage.html

    Peace.

    Replies: @usNthem, @iffen, @dfordoom, @songbird, @anon

    “The Church of Iceland’s new ‘woke’ ad welcoming people to Sunday School has sparked outrage after it featured a bearded Jesus Christ with breasts, makeup and a dress.”

    It’s very difficult not to see Christianity as a very major part of our current problems. And it’s very very difficult to see Christianity as being potentially part of any solution.

    It’s also difficult to see Christians being prepared to put up a fight about anything, except for the Christian Zionists who will fight to the death for Israel.

    • Replies: @Talha
    @dfordoom

    Woke Christianity is very dangerous and wants to drag (pun not necessarily intended) everyone down with them. If you look at the right-most window, there seems to be a little brown girl in a hijab. What the hell?!

    Peace.

  68. @dfordoom
    @Talha


    “The Church of Iceland’s new ‘woke’ ad welcoming people to Sunday School has sparked outrage after it featured a bearded Jesus Christ with breasts, makeup and a dress.”
     
    It's very difficult not to see Christianity as a very major part of our current problems. And it's very very difficult to see Christianity as being potentially part of any solution.

    It's also difficult to see Christians being prepared to put up a fight about anything, except for the Christian Zionists who will fight to the death for Israel.

    Replies: @Talha

    Woke Christianity is very dangerous and wants to drag (pun not necessarily intended) everyone down with them. If you look at the right-most window, there seems to be a little brown girl in a hijab. What the hell?!

    Peace.

  69. I wonder if any details are known about the history of her father. For instance, specifically what year he came over. All I can find on Wikipedia is that he came from Odessa, and was old enough to be involved in the revolution.

    Ruth was born around the time of the Holodomor. I wonder if her father had been involved in the earlier confiscations, around 1921-1922, or in the Bolshevik insurgencies.

  70. @dfordoom
    @A123


    There is insufficient shared understanding, which causes the Tag to be confusing.
     
    Yes, I can agree with that.

    I have tried to fully replace Left-Right with the more meaningful Globalist-Populist terms.
     
    You need terms to describe a person (or a party's) position on economic issues. And you need other terms to describe their position on social/cultural issues. You also need yet more terms to descrive their position on international relations/foreign policy.

    If I'm talking about economic issues I try to use Economic Right/Economic Left. If I'm talking about social/cultural issues I try to use Social Conservative/Social Liberal. For foreign policy I guess you could use Imperialist/Isolationist.

    I don't see any way to fully describe someone's politics without resorting to multiple tags. It's clumsy but I think it's clearer.

    I think Populist is vague and confusing. Globalist can be confusing as well. Some globalists are old school internationalists (believing in world government and that sort of nonsense). Some globalists are actually just American Imperialists.

    There's no easy solution to this naming problem.

    Replies: @A123

    There’s no easy solution to this naming problem.

    I can agree with this.

    Using Globalist-Populist is admittedly imperfect. However, in the context of U.S. Politics, there is a decent use case for Globalist Biden — Populist Trump.

    I don’t see any way to fully describe someone’s politics without resorting to multiple tags. It’s clumsy but I think it’s clearer.

    I have used SJW Globalist — Christian Populist where there needs to be a more explicit indicator of of social values.

    While more accurate, it becomes unwieldy when further extended to SJW Islamic Globalist DNC — Judeo-Christian Populist GOP.

    Unfortunately, using multiple tags can be offputting to readers. There no interest in adopting a universally shared, muti-axis model and associated naming convention.

    PEACE 😇

  71. Christianity ain’t what it used to be, is it?

    The Jebus as a drag queen and a Pope that loves homosexuals.

    These are The Last Days they predicted in The Bible.

    False prophets everywhere.

    Look at Junior Falwell as his slut wife.

    Hold The Book close and have a gun.

    The Church is infested with heretics.

    • Replies: @usNthem
    @Dr. Doom

    We’ve been on this downward trajectory for so long, you’d think we’re close to piling in. The day(s) of retribution and judgement can’t come soon enough.

  72. @Dr. Doom
    Christianity ain't what it used to be, is it?

    The Jebus as a drag queen and a Pope that loves homosexuals.

    These are The Last Days they predicted in The Bible.

    False prophets everywhere.

    Look at Junior Falwell as his slut wife.

    Hold The Book close and have a gun.

    The Church is infested with heretics.

    Replies: @usNthem

    We’ve been on this downward trajectory for so long, you’d think we’re close to piling in. The day(s) of retribution and judgement can’t come soon enough.

  73. @Talha
    @iffen

    Traditional Christians need to win this fight. The woke church has overstepped its bounds and is out of control:
    "The Church of Iceland's new 'woke' ad welcoming people to Sunday School has sparked outrage after it featured a bearded Jesus Christ with breasts, makeup and a dress."
    https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2020/09/17/15/33304952-8744095-image-a-11_1600354651118.jpg
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8744095/Churchs-woke-advert-featuring-bearded-Jesus-womens-breasts-sparks-outrage.html

    Peace.

    Replies: @usNthem, @iffen, @dfordoom, @songbird, @anon

    Many years ago, we used to debate different things in my 8th-Grade Civics class. One day a girl who agreed with me about abortion asked me in front of other girls what I thought of women in the priesthood. Of course, I had an opinion, but it seemed impolitic to answer, so I said “I wouldn’t touch that one.”

    If it happened again, though, I’d just point to things like this.

    • Replies: @Talha
    @songbird

    Slippery slope and what not. Once gender loses meaning, “women in the priesthood” has no significance.

    One good sign is that it sparked outrage, so at least there’s that.

    Peace.

  74. @Athletic and Whitesplosive
    @A123


    Anyone, on any side, celebrating her death is at best unseemly and at worst immoral.
     
    Yeah, who could ever have the gall to celebrate the death of a hated enemy (who was just plain evil to her rotten soul to boot)? Only every human ever.

    Just another rehash of the anti-human ideology of the cuckservative: never try to win (that's unseemly at best and at worst immoral), always help your enemy to win, and if you by accident stumble into victory DON'T EVER DARE BE HAPPY.

    She was an evil witch that richly deserved to die, way more than George Floyd or whatever other felon the media is lionizing this week. Any person of good will should be happy she's no longer around polluting the world. I'm very glad she's gone and there's no reason to be at all apologetic, she chose to be an evil nasty person, I didn't choose it for her.

    Replies: @Alexander Turok

    Yeah, who could ever have the gall to celebrate the death of a hated enemy (who was just plain evil to her rotten soul to boot)? Only every human ever.

    Some are smart enough to not do it openly.

    Teddy Roosevelt wanted to speak softly and carry a big stick. The cuckservatives speak softly and carry no stick. The InfoWarrior speaks really loud and expects the force of his words to cause the stick to materialize in his hands.

  75. @songbird
    @Talha

    Many years ago, we used to debate different things in my 8th-Grade Civics class. One day a girl who agreed with me about abortion asked me in front of other girls what I thought of women in the priesthood. Of course, I had an opinion, but it seemed impolitic to answer, so I said "I wouldn't touch that one."

    If it happened again, though, I'd just point to things like this.

    Replies: @Talha

    Slippery slope and what not. Once gender loses meaning, “women in the priesthood” has no significance.

    One good sign is that it sparked outrage, so at least there’s that.

    Peace.

  76. @Intelligent Dasein
    I don't mean to be a wet blanket, but my gut tells me that this whole event is going to be a great big yawner. The death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg was not an approved part of the narrative. The Leftists have already decreed that this election will be all about BLM (a most unfortunate miscalculation on their part), and they won't be able to change that horse in mid-stream. Death is far too real and sober a thing for the Leftists, who don't do real and sober. As a result, they will be forced to ignore the electorally significant death of liberal paragon so that they can continue banging away about fricking George Floyd.

    Replies: @Bard of Bumperstickers, @Audacious Epigone

    #BlackLawclerksMatter

    Since the old gal hired only ONE black law clerk during her reign of error, BLM oughta be celebrating.

  77. anon[297] • Disclaimer says:
    @Talha
    @iffen

    Traditional Christians need to win this fight. The woke church has overstepped its bounds and is out of control:
    "The Church of Iceland's new 'woke' ad welcoming people to Sunday School has sparked outrage after it featured a bearded Jesus Christ with breasts, makeup and a dress."
    https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2020/09/17/15/33304952-8744095-image-a-11_1600354651118.jpg
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8744095/Churchs-woke-advert-featuring-bearded-Jesus-womens-breasts-sparks-outrage.html

    Peace.

    Replies: @usNthem, @iffen, @dfordoom, @songbird, @anon

    Woke churches won’t last because they are built upon sand. Iceland only has a population of 300,000 and at least that church is obviously Woke, so it won’t last. There may be other churches in Iceland that are not woke, if so they are no doubt low profile.

    In the US, churches are slowly parting ways. But that’s not new in history.

    Take a look at the United Methodists. The US Methodist Wokies were all for homosexual marriage and other foolishness, but the UM’s are descended from the British Wesleyans, so they just happen to be an Anglospherian church, rather than US only. A couple of years back the US Wokies found themselves in a difficult situation, because the Methodist bishops (leaders of multiple churches) in Africa would have none of their nonsense. None of it! Similar to Proposition 8 in California back in 2008, in fact, with a similar reaction from the oh-so-tolerant homosexual activists.

    Then there were thinly veiled threats from the Wokies about aid to African churches, to which the African bishops basically responded with ‘We are Africans, we can live on very little. We don’t need your aid, we have Jesus and God’s word”. So now the UM’s are going to split, with some US churches leaving the denomination, some remaining, and a new much more stable Methodist church will result, although it may be called something else. I predict in some Southern states there will be a handful of Woke churches and a much larger number of “new name” churches in full cordial fellowship with the Africans.

    The split would have happened this year but for the Coof. This is from May.

    https://www.al.com/coronavirus/2020/05/united-methodist-split-delayed-thanks-to-coronavirus.html

    That’s just denominational example. There are others. Some entire denominations like the Episcopalians are converged and fading, but the surviving denominations / churches just become stronger.

    PS: You asked about the “brown girl” on the side of that image, c’mon, you know what that is about. The Wokies expect to be able to converge all the religions as they’ve gotten to many Christian churches. It’s ignorance on their part, but these people are not as smart as they think they are.

  78. @Intelligent Dasein
    @Talha

    I think the number of people who genuinely care about Supreme Court Justices is vanishingly small. For the time being, I think it's safe to assume that anyone who seems to have strong emotions about this either way is just posturing.

    Replies: @TG, @A123, @Orville H. Larson

    In a sense, you’re right.

    People who obsess about Supreme Court nominations are “cause” people. They’re worried about whether the nominee is pro-abortion or anti-abortion, pro- or anti-civil rights, for or against Obamacare. . . .

    Personally, I don’t much care. Those nine unelected, unaccountable, hold-office-for-life megalomaniacs do pretty much what they want. . . .

  79. @songbird
    @Achmed E. Newman

    I guess it's probably harder to throw sex allegations against a woman, though I do agree they have a terrible record.

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman, @Rosie

    I guess it’s probably harder to throw sex allegations against a woman, though I do agree they have a terrible record.

    We barely have a record at all. There have only been four women Supreme Court Justices: one wise Latina, two Jewesses, and one White woman.

    According to misogynists like Achmed Newman, shitty liberal women are always liberal because they’re women. Shitty liberal men are liberal for some other reason.

    • Replies: @songbird
    @Rosie

    And two had hyphenated names, including the one European.

  80. @Rosie
    @songbird


    I guess it’s probably harder to throw sex allegations against a woman, though I do agree they have a terrible record.
     
    We barely have a record at all. There have only been four women Supreme Court Justices: one wise Latina, two Jewesses, and one White woman.

    According to misogynists like Achmed Newman, shitty liberal women are always liberal because they're women. Shitty liberal men are liberal for some other reason.

    Replies: @songbird

    And two had hyphenated names, including the one European.

  81. The seculars also have notions of sainthood…they simply don’t respect those of religious traditions:

    Peace.

    • Replies: @anon
    @Talha

    There's been a $tar War$ cult for years.

    More disturbing is the fact that the blue-Cheka girl identifies as an MD. Evidence based medicine? Something else? Not confidence building.

  82. @Talha
    The seculars also have notions of sainthood...they simply don't respect those of religious traditions:
    https://twitter.com/choo_ek/status/1307106976518807552

    Peace.

    Replies: @anon

    There’s been a $tar War$ cult for years.

    More disturbing is the fact that the blue-Cheka girl identifies as an MD. Evidence based medicine? Something else? Not confidence building.

  83. You know a Church is false when they are too much of The World.

    The churches that take the danegeld from governments for “resettling refugees”.

    However, the husks will perpetuate due to this danegeld.

    Beware all those fake churchians and their “diversity’ spiel.

    Those that care more for “Africa” than their own communities.

    Christianity is become a dark skinned cult.

    They pray for money and favors like unto pagan gawds.

  84. @Intelligent Dasein
    I don't mean to be a wet blanket, but my gut tells me that this whole event is going to be a great big yawner. The death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg was not an approved part of the narrative. The Leftists have already decreed that this election will be all about BLM (a most unfortunate miscalculation on their part), and they won't be able to change that horse in mid-stream. Death is far too real and sober a thing for the Leftists, who don't do real and sober. As a result, they will be forced to ignore the electorally significant death of liberal paragon so that they can continue banging away about fricking George Floyd.

    Replies: @Bard of Bumperstickers, @Audacious Epigone

    It could matter in the case of a contested election, though. Even without a confirmation, the court is now 5-3 or at worst 4-4 with Roberts. It won’t be decided against Trump there.

  85. @A123
    I offer condolences's on RBG's passing.

    Anyone, on any side, celebrating her death is at best unseemly and at worst immoral.
    ______

    In a strictly objective sense, seating another Justice will help stabilize the nation.

    Given Robert's unreliability, the SJW Globalists could hope that a 5-4 decision would break for Biden. The new court composition will be 5-4 or 6-3 -- FOR the Constitution -- AGAINST criminal SJW attempts to steal the election.

    Trump's team will screen the candidate records carefully to make sure that the new Justice does not have a "recusal" on a critical election case. After being burned by Sessions, it is not a mistake that they will repeat.

    PEACE 😇

    Replies: @Wyatt, @iffen, @songbird, @Athletic and Whitesplosive, @Kaosweaver, @Audacious Epigone

    Anyone, on any side, celebrating her death is at best unseemly and at worst immoral.

    There are tens, maybe hundreds, of millions of babies prematurely in Heaven because it took RBG so long to get to Hell. Good riddance.

  86. @Talha
    @Audacious Epigone

    "Mo' money, mo' problems."

    My guess (though I could be wrong) is that - due to identity politics being at near crescendo - that seat will have to go to a female Jewish judge and the left will block any other option. I could easily be wrong on this one, but there's a good chance I'm not.

    On the topic of the news of her death; in our tradition, if someone is given news of something beneficial, like the birth of a child, or the end of a calamity (this includes the death of an oppressor or tyrant [don't know if this is applicable in this case]), then one makes a prostration of thanks/gratitude to God for His blessings.

    Peace.

    Replies: @Audacious Epigone

    The left can’t stop the nomination, the right holds all the cards in this case. As long as the right doesn’t get nervous and fold a winning hand…

  87. @Ray Cissman
    @Twinkie

    perfecr choice, first asian justice. we dont need a mud shark in there.

    Replies: @Audacious Epigone

    mud shark

    I don’t think that phrase means what you think it means.

  88. @Charles Pewitt
    Fat ass baby boomer Trumpy should nominate either Colonel Sanders or Aunt Jemima and be done with it. DAMMIT!

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg took a Ginsu knife to the US Constitution and all these deranged wacko nuts are crying their damn eyes out. OUTRAGE!

    Replies: @MEH 0910

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