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This lady’s memoir about all the famous men like Donald Trump and Hunter S. Thompson who just can’t resist raping her due to her overwhelming sexiness reads like a cross between a bodice ripper romance novel entitled The Princess Who Was Ravished by the Pirate Captain and a Letter to Penthouse.

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  1. You may laugh! But the TDS crowd are sure that this time they have the Donald to rights! Well, put another way, it’s actually just this week’s version of the Thing that finally brings him down.

  2. We’re deep into the Twilight Zone here. You’d think she’d have better rehearsed her talking points to evoke sympathy & at least be passably credible. Trump Derangement Syndrome + Meds & heap of life choice regrets.

    • Replies: @Bubba
    , @Jason Calley
  3. Reading the title on the sidebar, I thought some famous person admired by Dear Leader had passed on.
    Then as I began reading I saw it was the rape chick. The gal whose well timed rape accusation landed with all the weight of a bag of marshmallows. Nobody cared.
    It was like,”Oh God,shut the f##k up already. ”
    Now if he’d left a noose on her desk. Or maybe a tampon tied into a noose…

    • Replies: @BenKenobi
  4. Clyde says:

    Looking at her latest rape remarks, if this misbegotten creature had a Donald encounter, it sure looks like she dug it. As in her brush with the rich and famous.

  5. BenKenobi says:
    @Father O'Hara

    Her beach friends should tell her she’s about three years too late.

  6. “This lady’s memoir about all the famous men like Donald Trump and Hunter S. Thompson who just can’t stop raping her due to her overwhelming sexiness…”

    “Fear and Loathing at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue”

  7. guest says:

    She’s only partly wrong. Lots of people do find “rape” sexy. But ask them about rape, and they’ll think actual rape, which is very seldom sexy.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    , @Cucksworth
    , @Moses
  8. She’s like the Zelig of rape. How did she miss out on Cosby and the Kavanagh gang bang.

    • Replies: @mmack
  9. Lugash says:

    We’re supposed to take an advice columnist who can’t avoid being assaulted by 6 or 7 or 20 men seriously?

  10. We’re supposed to take an advice columnist who can’t avoid being assaulted by 6 or 7 or 20 men seriously?

    But that’s just it! The common thread running through the tales of Lena Dunham, Jackie Coakley, Amy Schumer, Crystal Mangum, Emma Sulkowicz etc is that men are raping everyone they see, 24/7/365 (so long as we’re talking about white men).

    BTW, Google is becoming completely useless for any sort of search which might possibly contain a political angle, which (especially nowadays) is pretty much everything. Try searching “false rape accusations” and you’ll get page after page of results like this one:

    Sandra Newman, a novelist with extensive research expertise in false rape allegations, shows that false rape allegations are “incredibly rare…almost nonexistent.”

    • Agree: jim jones
  11. Escher says:

    Now if he’d left a noose on her desk. Or maybe a tampon tied into a noose…

    Would that have been “fake noose”?

  12. Ehh…forgive my ranting. I’m just pining for lost days, when women were women and men were….kinda

    Shout-out to Hippopotamusdrome 😉

    • Replies: @YetAnotherAnon
  13. MBlanc46 says:
    @Mr McKenna

    Sooner or later, they’ll get him.

    • Replies: @Counterinsurgency
  14. Kronos says:

    geez, now that’s a gaff.

  15. Lugash says:
    @Mr McKenna

    It’s not as much about bringing down The Donald as engaging their base. Maddow gets something to talk about, hot takes get written, the true believers get something to direct their anger at and the calmer ones get to be sanctimonious about it(“even if it’s unlikely Trump raped her, shouldn’t we at least talk about it?”)

    • Agree: JudgeSmails
    • Replies: @BigDickNick
  16. Is Penthouse still in business? Does anyone still care about it? Kind of fell thru the cracks between Playboy and Hustler. On the other hand, Penthouse was popular back in the ’80’s, and based out of NY. And what NY business tycoon was the big head honcho during the ’80’s?

    Maybe Penthouse is still in business after all.

  17. Would the Donald really be interested in someone with less hair than he has?

    • LOL: Daniel H
    • Replies: @Redneck farmer
  18. Until libel and slander laws are updated (brought back to reality) this will be common. The good profressor from Palo Alto should be breaking rocks now.

  19. Anonymous[394] • Disclaimer says:

    Rope and Rape

  20. @Reg Cæsar

    Maybe she had more hair back then?

    • Replies: @Lot
  21. JimDandy says:

    Give it up, lady–Anderson is NOT gonna rape you.

    • Troll: Father O'Hara
    • Replies: @Father O'Hara
  22. Anon[942] • Disclaimer says:

    The left doesn’t have enough self-awareness to understand that when they became fanatics, all the normal people left the room and the only people who stayed behind to socialize and gossip with them were the nuts/con artists like this woman. It’s not an accident the leftist media gave so much airtime to people like Avenatti and ended up with egg on their face when they did so. Con artists understand that fanatics are easy prey.

    The Democrats have so many candidates running for the presidency right now that most of them have to be well aware they can’t win the nomination, but what they’re secretly up to is trying to build a war chest for other races, like senator or governor, and they’ve realized their dumb NPC voters will send millions flying their way if all they do is declare for the presidency. I really doubt most of the mob will bother to hit the campaign trail at all, though they’ll make a single showing at the debates for the sake of form. It’s a new kind of shakedown that’s developed–getting money from voters outside their own districts who would normally never hear or care or donate to them at all–because Dem voters are such dumb clucks.

    The left wears their tinfoil hat so stubbornly because they staple-gunned it to their forehead.

  23. El Dato says:

    Oh good. More entertainment.

  24. We all know Trump is a rapist, the truth is that most Americans just don’t give a shit. Deep down we all know that powerful men get away with all sorts of things most men can’t. It has always been that way and always will be. It’s the hypocrisy and moral posturing that’s annoying. Watching how the same exact people take exactly opposite “outraged” positions on Bill Clinton and Donald Trump, who in reality are far more similar to each other than they are different, is darkly funny.

  25. anon[370] • Disclaimer says:

    “even if it’s unlikely Trump raped her, shouldn’t we at least talk about it?”

    I think most people think of rape as being sexy. Think of the fantasies.

    This adds some nuance to the topic. By all means. Discuss away.

  26. She looked mighty fine in that cheerleader outfit, but I can confirm she is not Trump’s type.

  27. @MBlanc46

    Sooner or later, they’ll get him.

    Sure. If you think of political processes as a markov chain then “they’ll get him” is an absorbing state. Or, to put it in English, once they get him it’s game over _for him_.

    OTH, “him getting them” is another absorbing state. So is the “both get each other” (the Calico Cat scenario) and, since the game really isn’t over absent Trump, you have an expandedd network that includes yet another absorbing state, “they got him, and his sccessors get them and their little dog too”. All kinds of states.

    Now the point of this exercise in multiplicaiton of outcomes is to show that Trump’s only winning moe is to get them first. He might bounce arround the network, avoiding absorbing states, but that just leds to the “Trump leavds office and they get him”, yet another absorbing state for “him”.

    And now you see why Caesar crossed the Rubicon.


  28. Anon[638] • Disclaimer says:
    @Peter Akuleyev

    Exactly. Good comment.

  29. vinteuil says:
    @Peter Akuleyev

    We all know Trump is a rapist…

    Speak for yourself. By any reasonable definition of rape (i.e., physically forcing oneself on a clearly unwilling victim) I know nothing of the kind. I don’t even know that about Bill Clinton – though the evidence, in his case, is a lot stronger.

    • Agree: YetAnotherAnon, TTSSYF, Kylie
  30. “Sure. If you think of political processes as a markov chain then “they’ll get him” is an absorbing state. Or, to put it in English, once they get him it’s game over _for him_.”

    We all know the Republic died decades ago, but even after they “got” Nixon, it looked like we could pretend to carry along, like the Romans, with a string of so-so emperors from a select group of elite families. If they “get” Trump, it means the deep state is actively picking the leaders of whom they approve, which is precisely what led to the third-century crisis of Rome, with a series of unpleasant successions and a substantial diminishment of the empire. I guess the only saving grace for us is that the Republicans don’t have the stones to go after Democrats the way the Dems go after them, so the turmoil we face will be relatively brief.

  31. @Peter Akuleyev

    It’s quite impossible to rape the willing and eager.

    Unless, of course, she changes her mind later on.

  32. Pericles says:

    E. Jean is not my lover
    She’s just a girl who claims that I am the one
    But the kid is not my son
    She says I am the one
    But the kid is not my son

    • Replies: @Bubba
  33. RobUK says:

    Surely this is libel/slander?!

  34. notanon says:
    @Peter Akuleyev

    We all know Trump is a rapist, the truth is that most Americans just don’t give a shit.


    are you a male feminist?

  35. notanon says:

    it’s ironic that cat lady feminists will be the ones who destroy feminism.

  36. @JimDandy

    Sorry pal. I meant LOL at your most droll comment.

    • LOL: JimDandy
  37. What bothers me most is the fixation on Trump as a sex object. I really don’t want those images in my head. That hairdo of his… His big freckled posterior… His biting his bottom lip white boy style just before reaching orgasm… It’s as bad as Slick Willy of the white thighs from a few decades back.

  38. dearieme says:

    Isn’t she off the pace a little? Shouldn’t she be accusing Assange of raping her? Preferably in Sweden.

    • Agree: jim jones
    • Replies: @El Dato
    , @Lurker
  39. Duke84 says:

    Women who make false rape accusations are almost always unattractive.Beautiful women don’t need that sort of attention.

  40. El Dato says:
    @Peter Akuleyev

    We need more Trumpwave with that.

    After this video, I’m totally joining a white supremacist attack dog group.

    • Agree: Cloudbuster
    • Replies: @vinteuil
    , @Clyde
    , @Moses
  41. I think most people think of rape as being sexy

    With this sort of demented projection actually making out of her fish mouth, imagine what else goes on in that pointy head.

  42. Paul says:

    Is she gay or straight or attention seeking? She looks hideous.

    • Replies: @notanon
  43. The timing makes me wonder – the president suddenly and surprisingly announces that the attack on Iran is called off, and then, within 72 hours, this lady and her wildly improbable tale is given incredibly widespread publicity, without a hint of skepticism in the MSM.

    Are we looking at a Deep State Psy-op here?

    If it does not work, what will the Deep State do next?

    • Replies: @Alfa158
    , @Anonymous
    , @Forbes
  44. the establishment doesn’t want to take down trump anymore…he is their cuck now…he does whatever they want…every now and then he throws out a populist tweet to his base, like those in the comments here, but his actions are pure Establishment Cuck…the establishment does not want the dems in control of congress and the white house, otherwise the Dems might have to make good on their decades-long promise of single payer…trump will be re-elected, and the media, et al., will make sure of that

    • Replies: @notanon
    , @Anon
    , @Lot
  45. notanon says:

    male attention

    evolved behavior

  46. notanon says:
    @miss marple

    kings could be young and hot but top politicians tend to be past their prime

  47. mmack says:

    Or being recruited by NXVIM.

  48. @miss marple

    You don’t want those images in your head, so you decided you’d share them with the rest of us?

    • Agree: YetAnotherAnon
  49. vinteuil says:
    @El Dato

    Too funny. Like The Donald would ever have to rape anybody.

    I mean, that was the whole point of his infamous “pussy-grabbing” remark.

    If you’re rich & famous, they’re willing.

    • Replies: @Jake
  50. Jake says:

    “This lady’s memoir about all the famous men like Donald Trump and Hunter S. Thompson who just can’t stop raping her due to her overwhelming sexiness reads like a cross between a bodice ripper romance novel entitled The Maiden Who Was Ravished by the Pirate Captain and a Letter to Penthouse.”

    And a large percentage of women, at least at points in their lives, think similarly. Our world is now filled with liberated women who want to be in homemade porno, many of which are either rape fantasies or else show her as passive, helpless, even degraded.

    • Agree: HammerJack
    • Replies: @Logan
  51. Jake says:

    And that is an understatement. Large numbers of women in this era of sexual revolution live to whore themselves to the rich and famous.

    • Replies: @Forbes
  52. Another vapid bimbo unintentionally reveals her deepest fantasies.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  53. eah says:

    Tabloid America — and on CNN no less! — that paragon of responsible journalism — when I was a kid the ‘National Enquirer’ was a joke — now America is a joke — must be a ratings sweep every day now; that’s the only explanation.

    One can see why there’s a niche for sites like ‘The Onion’ and ‘The Babylon Bee’.

  54. Anonymous[337] • Disclaimer says:

    There is stranger attack from the bushes rape and guy you want to fuck rape.

  55. Anonymous[337] • Disclaimer says:

    I’m sure she was always nuts, but shes in that early stage of old and say whatever you want type person.

  56. anon[160] • Disclaimer says:
    @miss marple

    Then for your sake I won’t post a link to that leaked NSFW Donald and Maxine Waters video. Impeach 45, indeed.

  57. I did an image search on her, trying to see if she looks like she would have been Trump’s “type” when she was younger. Results were inconclusive, but leaning to “no.” However, what I did notice was lots of images that are just E. Jean Carroll quotes. She seems to be a modern guru of narcissism and the cult of “Do what thou wilt.”

  58. notanon says:
    @propagandist hacker 2

    i think they’d be okay with replacing him with a poodle like Biden but no way they’d want to risk a Sanders or Gabbard.

  59. anon[160] • Disclaimer says:

    50 Shades of Orange
    by E. Titania Carroll

    • Replies: @Evocatus
  60. @miss marple

    The lady doth protest too much. Clearly she has imagined it thoroughly.

  61. E. Jean Carroll
    Does the E. stand for Earl?

    Sung to the tune of “Don’t Say Nothin’ Bad About My Baby” by Earl-Jean and the Cookies:

    Don’t say nothin’ good about the Donald
    Don’t say nothin’ good about the Donald
    If you must, you can praise Mitch McConnell
    But don’t say nothin’ good about the Donald

    He’s a rapist
    He’s a racist
    He’s a sexist xenophobe

    Even his d— is orange
    I saw it in the changing booth
    His d— got pinched in the door hinge
    How dare he suggest I’m not telling the truth!

    Don’t say nothin’ etc.

  62. peterike says:

    For starters, she was married to a black guy (news anchor John Johnson), and any attractive white woman married to a famous black guy is suspect from the start.

    The Left is apoplectic that Trump said he “never met her” when there is a photo of them together at “an NBC party.” So of course, Drumpf is lying! Again!! Yeah, as if Trump remembers every one of the ten million people he’s been introduced to over the years and exchange pleasantries with.

    As for Ms. Carroll, it’s a clear case to me. She was once very attractive. She is now very, very unattractive, and amplifies it with a terrible, close-cropped hair cut. She also writes this bit of rather unbelievable nonsense. After Trump “raped” her, she writes:

    And whether it’s my age, the fact that I haven’t met anyone fascinating enough over the past couple of decades to feel “the sap rising,” as Tom Wolfe put it, or if it’s the blot of the real-estate tycoon, I can’t say. But I have never had sex with anybody ever again.

    Lol! Of course she hasn’t. Her forthcoming book is called “What Do We Need Men For.” At this point thanks to the media attention, she probably has a guaranteed best seller which will find its way to the shelves of three million Feminist Jewish women, who will place it right next to their unread copies of “Dreams from My Father” and “Between the World and Me.”

    • Replies: @kaganovitch
  63. istevecop says:
    @Mr McKenna

    what’s the TDS crowd?

    • Replies: @Joe Joe
  64. E Jean Carrol…..Dirty Old Whore Boomer…..Sex…Drugs…Rock n’ Roll….

    • Replies: @Sparkon
  65. E. Jean Carroll didn’t call for a slant pass inside the 1 yard line in the Super Bowl like Pete Carroll, so cut her and her turtle neck some slack!

    E. Jean Carroll stumbles into town

    Just like a publicity hound

    Visions of her 1964 Miss Cheerleader USA sexy self in her head

    With plans for Trump and everyone

    It’s in the White albino makeup of her evil mug

    I only wish that moron dope E. Jean Carroll was a baby boomer — that would wrap this crud up nice, but, alas, she was hatched out of a WWII publicity pod in 1943. Come to think of it, I have claimed that globalizer mass legal immigration extremist Newt Gingrich is a baby boomer treasonous rat and Gingrich was born in 1943 just like E. Jean Carroll.

    I’ll go ahead and call this annoying twat E. Jean Carroll a baby boomer.

    Oblivious, nation-wrecking baby boomer bastards who have attacked and wounded European Christian civilization must be pushed off the political and publicity cliff.


    I love that Prussian beauty Carol Alt, and she’s a baby boomer, so there is an exception to every anti-baby boomer rant! Carol Alt would have called for a run in that Super Bowl, unlike that dope Pete Carroll.

    • Replies: @Neuday
    , @Ron Mexico
  66. Very OT, for the archives, Kristen Stewart (of Trampire! fame*) is one very based girl, cf. She is tired of crappy, phony Girl Power movies and thinks acting isn’t about thinking much anyway, it’s just about doing it and getting stuff done. However, she came out as bi but she’s the kind that’s dating supermodels, so there.


  67. Joe Joe says:

    Trump Derangement Syndrome

    • Replies: @Hail
  68. Rusty says:

    Obvious guy says: “Slut.”

  69. @Peter Akuleyev

    I know that you’re a nihilist son of a bitch because I have evidence for that. The idea that teetotaler germaphobe Trump is a rapist is ridiculous.

    • Replies: @stillCARealist
    , @Jack D
  70. This looks like a set-up for David French and the Vichy Right. Let’s see if it worked:

    Yep, right on cue. Just when you think they might be a threat they go and beclown themselves anew.

    • Replies: @Flip
    , @Neil Templeton
  71. Neuday says:
    @Charles Pewitt

    How odd that in your obsessions you neglected to mention that Pete Carroll, born in 1951, is a boomer.

    • Replies: @Charles Pewitt
  72. Erik L says:
    @South Texas Guy

    I forgot about her. Wasn’t everyone angry that they didn’t give the FBI enough time for a proper investigation? I assume someone, maybe in the press, chased down all the leads and found evidence for her story.

    • Replies: @Forbes
  73. See also:

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  74. Billionaire rape fantasies are a growing chik lit genre, exemplified by such classics as “Rogured by the Billionaire”, and “Forced to Have the Billionaire’s Baby” and “The Billionaire’s Reluctant Concubine”.

    So this woman may have been traumatized in her past and has transferred those memories to Donald Trump after she perhaps read one of those blockbusters. It may not have actually happened as she described but it points to a larger truth and must be taken seriously.

    • Replies: @Cagey Beast
  75. @Charles Pewitt

    “E. Jean Carroll didn’t call for a slant pass inside the 1 yard line in the Super Bowl like Pete Carroll, so cut her and her turtle neck some slack!”

    Maybe Carroll O’Connor would have handed it off to Lynch.

    Nobody rushed Wilson in to throwing in to double coverage, so lay off Pete.

    • Replies: @Jim Don Bob
    , @guest
  76. Bubba says:

    LOL and appropriate since Michael Jackson died on this day 10 years ago.

    Farrah Fawcett died on the same day, but she got the Becky treatment from the press for the audacity to expire on the same day as the world’s greatest intersectional human being.

  77. L Woods says:

    By all means, let’s keep pretending women are “equal.”

    • Replies: @Kylie
  78. Anon[277] • Disclaimer says:

    Dear Penthouse Forum,

    I used to think your letters were made up, but last week….

    • LOL: Unladen Swallow
  79. who just can’t stop raping her due to her overwhelming sexiness

    So she’s saying that when you’re as hot as she was men let you grab them by the dick.

    Seems legit.

  80. @guest

    Actual rape is nothing like dramatized rape. The serial rapist that makes the news is not a typical rapist.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    , @Anonymous
  81. @Lugash

    while this *specific* rape may not have *technically* occurred it started a conversation and that’s what’s important.

    • Agree: Lot
    • Replies: @Ancient Briton
  82. Lurker says:

    Is that some new euphemism the young folks are using?

    “He raped me . . . *sniff* . . . in Sweden.”

    • Replies: @dearieme
    , @Pericles
  83. Flip says:

    Vichy Right

    That about sums it up.

  84. Anon[120] • Disclaimer says:
    @propagandist hacker 2

    virgin blackpiller hacker

    – goes off on frequent anti-Trump blackpill rants without even bothering to address topic

    Chad clownpiller

    – never expects much from politicians, but thinks Trump is a good guy trying to do the right thing and wishes him well in his efforts

  85. Thirdtwin says:

    “…a cross between a bodice ripper romance novel entitled The Maiden Who Was Ravished by the Pirate Captain and a Letter to Penthouse.”

    Maybe E. writes stuff like that under a pseudonym, like Selena Montgomery.

  86. Alfa158 says:
    @Paul Jolliffe

    I don’t think this has anything to do with Iran. Bolton was just recently in Israel, no doubt to confer on what to do next since Trump has so far declined to attack Iran and start the next scheduled war, and receive further instructions. However it seems improbable that what they came up with was something as feeble as this. This isn’t going to have any effect on Trump’s re-election chances or motivate him to launch Iraq War Squared.

    This type of story has become just sort of an ingrained nervous tic on the part of the Democrazies. And, when has the MSM ever shown any skepticism about these clown acts?

    • Replies: @Tex
  87. Bubba says:

    Does she wear the same dentures as Nancy Pelosi? Both sure sound the same to me, but maybe it’s their old crazy lady meds…

  88. dearieme says:

    I did intend it partly as a lewd joke. You win the prize.

  89. @Desiderius

    I don’t like insults or cursing in comments, but I gotta admit, this one is pretty good.

    • Replies: @Desiderius
  90. @Mr McKenna

    I wonder if would do any better. I’ll have to test it.

    • Replies: @Mr McKenna
  91. Tex says:

    This type of story has become just sort of an ingrained nervous tic on the part of the Democrazies. And, when has the MSM ever shown any skepticism about these clown acts?

    They never do. In fact, I’m not sure who dares show skepticism. Wasn’t it a Republican who said Christine Blassey Ford was totally credible?

    If the Kavanagh business didn’t convince you that rape accusations are just as falsifiable as any other accusation (as opposed to sacred pronouncements emanating from sainted victims) then I’m not sure what would.

  92. Lot says:
    @Redneck farmer

    She was a local beauty queen pageant winner and still fairly attractive when she was 52 and her fantasy happened.

    I read her article and it had a kind of magic realism non-linear style to it, like a New Yorker short story. The first rape out of the 16 was by an 8 year old boy when she was the same age.

  93. I have never been a fan of Trump.
    I don’t know if he raped this woman.
    I don’t know how many, if any, of the dozens of women accusing him of sexual assaults are telling the truth.

    I do understand his reaction to the accusation, when he said “she’s not my type “.
    All sorts of C and D list celebrities are chastising him for saying something that uncouth and insensitive.

    I can understand his reaction.

    About 25 years ago, back in my teaching days, I caught a guy cheating on a test.
    I didn’t realize the girl he copied off was his girlfriend.

    After that, the two of them sent in a signed affidavit claiming I was chasing after her, and I made up the cheating accusation to punish him.

    I talked to my brother, who is an attorney. When I suggested putting in the fact that I was not attracted to this cow, I mean young woman, my attorney/brother told me in no uncertain terms it would make me look worse if I did so.

    The result?

    I was completely cleared.
    First, there was conclusive proof the guy cheated. I had two different versions of the test; his answers were the same as his girlfriend’s answers for the OTHER version.
    Second, the cow, I mean young woman, in question had a reputation for being a liar.
    Third, I arranged for my then-girlfriend — now my wife of over 20 years— to see the young lady in question as she was leaving class. My now-wife decided I would never waste my time with someone that unattractive.

    The gist of it?

    Trump’s response was understandable, but wasn’t something he should’ve said. I won’t jump on him for this, since I had the same reaction.

  94. @Paleo Liberal

    Way too many people worrying about shouldn’ts; way too few about the truth.

  95. Pericles says:

    Is that some new euphemism the young folks are using?

    Right up the Sweden.

  96. Anonymous[536] • Disclaimer says:

    Steve is an amazing guy in terms of linking of concepts. Love his hand on the pulse of things. And…literally (not how a kid says it) the links themselves are so, so high content value.

    I just personally can’t stand pop culture and went from being a compulsive, pre-shaving newspaper reader to dropping out of keeping up. Like John Nash said, you can’t change the politics, so why follow it? (Sports on the other hand…I can send emotive influence. And I have been personally creating the Shale Gale Energy Renaissance by psychic energy. Yep…that’s been me…killing the Peak Oilers.)

    I find too much iSteve to be a buzz kill as well on the race-y stuff. Makes me depressed.

  97. gwood says:

    What would be the Latin term for “government by drama queen?” Strideocracy?

  98. Lurker says:


    Steve has mused on lie detector tests before:

    ‘Lie detector tests are wrong one third of the time‘ MPs hear.

    • Replies: @L Woods
  99. Jack D says:
    @Mr McKenna

    There was a breathless CNN headline about how she was THINKING of going to the police on this, and a quote from DeBlasio with some doubletalk about how the NYC police are always ready to take reports. Then in paragraph 10 they mentioned that NY in those days had a 3 year statute of limitations and there’s a Supreme Court decision that you can’t retroactively revive the statute once the period has expired. Something in the Constitution about ex post facto laws.

    • Replies: @Jim Don Bob
  100. J.Ross says:

    How much of the lyingpress’s output is meaningless forgettable crying about Trump looking like a peasant for using the wrong fork at luncheon? NPR just crowingly relayed an unusually hackneyed propaganda attempt by the Islamic Republic of Iran. Assuming appropriate tones to ensure that all sides are heard, the NPR slimeball demanded to know, after the wording of an Iranian minister, how many people Trump had killed. With his nukes. In Japan, in 1945. I’m not making this up. If Hitler came back from the dead and said something insulting but meaningless about Trump, NPR would report that a respected world leader and exponent of Keynesianism had tellingly called Trump out.

  101. Anonymous[354] • Disclaimer says:
    @Paul Jolliffe

    You are REALLY overthinking this

    Women are meatbots hardwired to seek status/attention 24/7, who need no Middle East insta-crisis to pursue that prize. When they’re withered and ancient, the strategy shifts to low-percentage tactics such as this story. Also the end of June is a slow time for news anyway

  102. Jack D says:

    So you are saying that Trump never had sex with anyone due to his germophobia?

    • LOL: jim jones
  103. Lot says:
    @propagandist hacker 2

    “he does whatever they want”

    No, he’s just disorganized and flighty.

    Where he has complete control over policy, he’s fairly good if not great.

    On TPS, he renewed, but claimed it was the final time and has kept his word on further renewals so far.

    On DACA, he waited far to long, but it is indeed repealed by his order, with the Supreme Court to decide the legality of his order later. I think Trump will win.

    The China tariffs are real and biting the ChiComs hard.

    Refugee program admissions are down from 100k to 20k.

    His census citizenship question is going to be a giant boost to the GOP in both federal and state legislative elections.

    • Agree: Desiderius
  104. @stillCARealist

    It was not meant as an insult. If he’s as Russian as he seems he might even take it as a compliment.

  105. @Jack D

    I believe he has four children.

    • Replies: @Jack D
    , @Forbes
  106. J.Ross says:
    @Jack D

    Yeah because those are the only options.

  107. @Paleo Liberal

    That’s an awful lot of words just to say: “Trump’s response was understandable, but wasn’t something he should’ve said.”

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  108. Jack D says:
    @Peter Akuleyev

    We all know Trump is a rapist,

    For certain values of “rape”. Did he (and Clinton and most other powerful men and most other men who have ever had sex with a woman) make advances toward women without first getting them to sign a written contract in which they consented in advance and in explicit detail to each and every act they were about to perform? 100% yes, and by that (crazy) definition he is a rapist, but by any ordinary definition (let alone the standard that he was tried and convicted of this crime by a jury of his peers), no he ain’t.

    Are there women (probably including this woman) whom Trump never so much as touched and who claim that Trump raped them? Yes.

    Are there women who had consensual sex with Trump and then retroactively revoked their consent and/or extorted money from Trump in return for promises of silence (which they then did not keep)?

    Also yes.

    • Replies: @YetAnotherAnon
  109. Anonymous[354] • Disclaimer says:

    It’s just like the Russia ex machina farce. How many elected Democrats sincerely believe Putin predicted what none of their expensive pollsters did? You have to be kind of low-class to genuinely believe that Putin carefully established the framework for Manchurian-candidate psychic manipulation *and* then decided to roll the dice on Donald effing Trump as the mission leader (alternatively, you might have terminal case of 2016 Disorder aka cognitive dissonance).

    Whatever else they may be, Beltway Democrats for the most part aren’t tacky proles. Umbrage from them is typically feigned– except when you hit them where they live, as that Minneapolis food stamp guy did

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    , @Desiderius
  110. Jack D says:

    So apparently Trump’s sex drive outweighs his germophobia in certain cases. This may or may not have been one of them. His germophobia proves nothing. The sex drive is a strong drive and can outweigh many other considerations and cause you to do things that you wouldn’t do otherwise.

  111. @Jack D

    So you are saying that Trump never had sex with anyone due to his germophobia?

    He could afford detectives.

    Clinton had detectives on call as Attorney General. They could easily have told him which women were too compromised to complain. Juanita Harvey was carrying on an affair with Mr Broaddrick at the time. (This is why straight priests who break their vows often do so with married women.)

    Clinton, unlike Cosby, isn’t a full-time rapist. He’s the kind of guy who wants to try everything once.

  112. I apologize in advance in another comment has already touched on this as I have not had a chance to read through all of them.
    It seems that our dear, sweet E. Jean shares some tv viewing habits with old Jackie from the UVA night of the broken glass. It seems they both enjoy Law and Order SVU. E.’s claims closely mirror episode 11 from season 13, Theatre Tricks.
    In this particular episode a powerful New York judge roleplays the rape fantasies of young women he meets on a sugar daddy dating site.
    One of his encounters is with a young lady he describes as a bit of a plain Jane. Her fantasy was for him to burst into the dressing room of a high end department store as she tried on lingerie and take her.
    Yes, this particular trick turns out to be the perp in the end.

  113. J.Ross says:

    FBI raids home of former Clinton Foundation chair. NPR doesn’t even mention it.

    The raid comes just a day after news station WTOP obtained a confidential memo written by the D.C. Metro’s general counsel in May that accused Evans of “failing to disclose a conflict of interest” during the course of his work.

    According to the Post, Evans is the subject of a federal grand jury investigation into his relationships with clients. He also faces questions involving whether he used his position for business gains in his consulting company, which is registered to his home address.

  114. Clyde says:
    @El Dato

    Funniest video I have seen in a while! I like Donald’s retro 80s and 90s women. Lots of big hair sexy all over the video.

    • Replies: @The Wild Geese Howard
  115. @Paleo Liberal

    Trump’s response was understandable, but wasn’t something he should’ve said. I won’t jump on him for this, since I had the same reaction.

    The trouble with Trump’s response is that he implies that had she been more attractive, he might have raped her.

    The whole scenario that this took place in a department store changing room sounds like a fantasy. Even at the time of the alleged rape, Trump was a well-known person, and the idea that he hung around department store changing rooms waiting to catch young women with their pants down and rape them standing up in a cubicle is tough to believe.

    On the other hand, if she was on some kind of date with this married millionaire and he was buying her lingerie, that raises a whole load of questions about her complicity.

  116. Anonymous[156] • Disclaimer says:

    I should emend that: Beltway Democrats who believe they are white aren’t tacky proles; the mascot minorities are allowed to behave increasingly outside the lines of respectable behavior. Imagine if Anthony Weiner had been POC. Meanwhile, if a Somalia-mafia-daughter Congresswoman who was a Republican committed visa fraud by marrying her brother, how do you think that would go over?

  117. @CrunchybutRealistCon

    I hear there is creditable evidence that Emanuel Goldstein is a rapist. I just hate that about him!

  118. anonymous[518] • Disclaimer says:

    This is a good article. Check it out!

    There seems to be no good reason why a thoroughly scientific
    dictatorship should ever be overthrown.
    ~Aldous Huxley, Brave New World Revisited

    The recent movement to investigate, and even break up, the current tech oligarchy has gained support on both sides of the Atlantic, and even leapt across the gaping divide in American politics. The immediate concerns relate to such things as the control of key markets by one or two firms, the huge concentration of wealth accruing to the tech elite and, increasingly, the oligarchy’s control over and manipulation of information pipelines.

    What has not been discussed nearly as much is the end game of the oligarchs. What kind of world do they have in mind for us? Their vision of what our society should look like is not one most people—on the Left or Right—would like to see. And yet, unless unchecked, it could well be the world we, and particularly our children, will inhabit.

    Almost 40 years ago, in his book The Third Wave, the futurist Alvin Toffler described technology as “the dawn of a new civilization” with vast opportunities for societal and human growth. But instead we are lurching towards what Taichi Sakaiya has called “a high-tech middle ages.” In his landmark 1973 work, The Coming of Post-Industrial Society, Daniel Bell predicted that, by handing ultimate economic and cultural power to a small number of technologists and financiers the opportunity to monetize every aspect of human behavior and emotion, we would be handing them the chance to fulfill “a social alchemist’s dream: the dream of ordering mass society.”

    The New Aristocracy

    Like the barbarian princes who seized control of western Europe after the fall of Rome, the oligarchs have captured the digital landscape from the old industrial corporations and have proceeded to concentrate it in ever-fewer hands. Like the Medieval aristocracy, the ruling tech oligarchy—epitomized by firms such as Amazon, Google, Facebook, Apple, and Microsoft—have never produced a single coherent political manifesto laying out the technocratic vision of the future. Nevertheless, it is possible to get a sense of what the internet elite believe and, more tellingly, to see the outlines of the world they want to create.

    This tiny sliver of humanity, with their relatively small cadre of financiers, engineers, data scientists, and marketers, now control the exploitation of our personal data, what Alibaba founder, Jack Ma calls the “electricity of the 21st century.” Their “super platforms,” as one analyst noted, “now operate as “digital gatekeepers” lording over “e-monopsonies” that control enormous parts of the economy. Their growing power, notes a recent World Bank Study, is built on “natural monopolies” that adhere to web-based business, and have served to further widen class divides not only in the United States but around the world.

    The rulers of the Valley and its Puget Sound doppelganger now account for eight of the 20 wealthiest people on the planet. Seventy percent of the 56 billionaires under 40 live in the state of California, with 12 in San Francisco alone. In 2017, the tech industry, mostly in California, produced 11 new billionaires. The Bay Area has more billionaires on the Forbes 400 list than any metro region other than New York and more millionaires per capita than any other large metropolis.

    For an industry once known for competition, the level of concentration is remarkable. Google controls nearly 90 percent of search advertising, Facebook almost 80 percent of mobile social traffic, and Amazon about 75 percent of US e-book sales, and, perhaps most importantly, nearly 40 percent of the world’s “cloud business.” Together, Google and Apple control more than 95 percent of operating software for mobile devices, while Microsoft still accounts for more than 80 percent of the software that runs personal computers around the world.

    The wealth generated by these near-monopolies funds the tech oligarchy’s drive to monopolize existing industries such as entertainment, education, and retail, as well as those of the future, such as autonomous cars, drones, space exploration, and most critically, artificial intelligence. Unless checked, they will have accumulated the power to bring about what could best be seen as a “post-human” future, in which society is dominated by artificial intelligence and those who control it.

    What Do the Oligarchs Want?


    The oligarchs are creating a “a scientific caste system,” not dissimilar to that outlined in Aldous Huxley’s dystopian 1932 novel, Brave New World. Unlike the former masters of the industrial age, they have little use for the labor of middle- and working-class people—they need only their data. Virtually all their human resource emphasis relies on cultivating and retaining a relative handful of tech-savvy operators. “Software,” Bill Gates told Forbes in 2005, “is an IQ business. Microsoft must win the IQ war, or we won’t have a future.”

    Perhaps the best insight into the mentality of the tech oligarchy comes from an admirer, researcher Greg Ferenstein, who interviewed 147 digital company founders. The emerging tech world has little place for upward mobility, he found, except for those in the charmed circle at the top of the tech infrastructure; the middle and working classes become, as in feudal times, increasingly marginal.

    This reflects their perception of how society will evolve. Ferenstein notes that most oligarchs believe “an increasingly greater share of economic wealth will be generated by a smaller slice of very talented or original people. Everyone else will increasingly subsist on some combination of part-time entrepreneurial ‘gig work’ and government aid.” Such part-time work has been growing rapidly, accounting for roughly 20 percent of the workforce in the US and Europe, and is expected to grow substantially, adds McKinsey.

    Of course, the oligarchs have no more intention of surrendering their power and wealth to the proletariat than the Commissars did after the 1917 revolution in Russia. Instead, they favor providing what Marx once described as a “proletarian alms bag” to subsidize worker housing, and provide welfare benefits to their ever expanding cadre of “gig” economy serfs. The former head of Uber, Travis Kalanick, was a strong supporter of Obamacare, and many top tech executives—including Mark Zuckerberg, Y combinator founder Sam Altman, and Elon Musk—favor a guaranteed annual wage to help, in part, allay fears about the “disruption” on a potentially exposed workforce.

    Their social vision amounts to what could be called oligarchal socialism, or what the Corbynite Left calls “fully automated luxury communism.” Like the original bolshevist model, technology and science, as suggested by billionaire tech investor Naval Ravikant, would occasion “the breakdown of family structure and religion” while creating the hegemony of a left-wing identity-centered individualism.

    Life in a world dominated by these oligarchs would depart from the model of democratic and competitive capitalism that emerged over the last half-century. Rather than hope to achieve upward mobility and the chance to own property, the new generation will be relegated largely to the status of rental serfs. For the next generation, this promises a future not of upward mobility and owned houses, but of rented apartments and social stagnation. Here in California, Facebook is leading the drive to vastly expand this kind of housing, where the serfs and technocoolies can lose themselves in what Google calls “immersive computing.” The poor, most of whom simply want opportunity, will be relegated to permanent dependent status.

    The World They Are Creating

    To get a preview of the society the oligarchs want to create, the best place to look is where oligarchal domination is most complete. Wired magazine’s Antonio Garcia Martinez has called Silicon Valley “feudalism with better marketing.” In Martinez’s view, the new aristocratic class is an “Inner Party” of venture capitalists and company founders. Well below them is an “Outer Party” of skilled professionals, well paid, but forced to live ordinary middle-class lives due to high housing prices and high taxes. Below them lies the vast population of gig workers, whom Martinez compares to sharecroppers in the South, “…with the serfs responding to a smartphone prompt rather than an overseer’s command.” Further below still lie those who constitute, in Martinez’s phrase, “the Untouchable class of the homeless, drug addicted, and/or criminal.”

    California, and particularly the Bay Area, already reflects this neo-feudal reality. Adjusted for costs, my adopted home state suffers the overall highest poverty rate in the country, according to the US Census Bureau. Fully one in three welfare recipients in the nation live in California, which is home to barely 12 percent of the country’s population, while a 2017 United Way study showed that close to one in three of the state’s families are barely able to pay their bills. Today, eight million Californians live in poverty, including two million children. Roughly one in five California children lives in deep poverty and nearly half subsist barely above that.

    For all its protestations of progressive faith, the Golden State now suffers one of the highest GINI rates—the ratio between the wealthiest and the poorest—among the states. Inequality is growing faster than in almost any state—it now surpasses that of Mexico, and is closer to that of Central American banana republics like Guatemala and Honduras than it is to developed countries like Canada and Norway. There’s even the return of medieval diseases such as Typhus tied to the growing homeless encampments. We could soon even see the return of Bubonic plague, although the mainstream media seems to be ready to blame this, like most ills, on climate change as opposed to failed social policy.

    Urban website CityLab has described the tech-rich Bay Area as “a region of segregated innovation,” where the rich wax, the middle class wanes, and the poor live in increasingly unshakeable poverty. Some 76,000 millionaires and billionaires call Santa Clara and San Mateo counties home. At the other end are the thousands of people who struggle to feed their families and pay their bills each month. Nearly 30 percent of Silicon Valley’s residents rely on public or private assistance.

    As recently as the 1980s, the San Jose area boasted one of the country’s most egalitarian economies. But in the current boom, cost-adjusted wages for middle class workers, Latinos, and African Americans in Silicon Valley actually dropped. Many minorities labor in the service sector in jobs such as security guard, for around $25,000 annually, working for contractors. There’s ever-greater segregation of minority and low income families, workers forced into mobile home parks or sleeping in their cars, as well as some of the nation’s largest homeless encampments. According to the Brookings Institution, in the last decade, increasingly tech-dominated San Francisco has suffered the most rapid growth in inequality while the middle class family heads towards extinction.

    Needed: An Alliance of Progressives and Conservatives against the Oligarchy

    Americans, enamored of the entrepreneurial spirit, were initially slow to see in the tech oligarchy a threat to the future of the republic. But public skepticism, notably in California, towards the tech lords is growing; many on both sides of the political divide see them much like modern versions of the gilded age mogul, successfully playing the political system to avoid regulation, anti-trust action, and taxes.

    Yet overcoming the oligarchs will not be easy. Far more than the old industrial giants, they enjoy unprecedented sway through their manipulation of the information pipelines, as is widely evidenced in de-platforming of largely conservative voices on outlets such as Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter. Nearly two-thirds of readers now get their news through Facebook and Google and their dominance among younger generations is, if anything, more overwhelming. As the Guardian put it: “If ExxonMobil attempted to insert itself into every element of our lives like this, there might be a concerted grassroots movement to curb its influence.”

    To this influence, they have added control over what is left of the traditional media they have helped to undermine. Often getting bargain basement prices, the oligarchs have been able to buy up prestigious outlets, including the New Republic in 2012, the Washington Post in 2013, the Atlantic in 2017, and Time last year.

    In the coming political storm, the oligarchs will also retain some supporters on both the Left and Right, all aided by a huge, growing, and politically hermaphroditic lobbying operation. Some California progressives have backed the oligarchs on privacy and Senator Kamala Harris, one of the leading Democratic contenders, has gained widespread support from the oligarchs. Meanwhile, on the Right, some libertarians at places like the Wall Street Journal and conservative think-tanks, continue to defend the oligarchs as the rightful winners of dogged economic competition.

    But these well-placed defenders may not be enough to fend off regulatory assaults, particularly as more people recognize how the world being created by the tech elites offers little promise for the middle class, democracy, or free thought. Rather than the saviors many once saw, the oligarchs now represent a clear and present danger to the most basic foundations of our democracy. Resisting them represents the great imperative of our era.

    This piece originally appeared on Quilette.

    Joel Kotkin is the Presidential Fellow in Urban Futures at Chapman University, director of the Chapman Center for Demographics and Policy and executive director of the Center for Opportunity Urbanism in Houston, Texas. He is author of eight books and co-editor of the recently released Infinite Suburbia. He also serves as executive director of the widely read website and is a regular contributor to Real Clear Politics, the Daily Beast, City Journal and Southern California News Group.

    • Troll: Charles Pewitt
    • Replies: @Logan
  119. anonymous[518] • Disclaimer says:

    E. Jean Carroll obviously has trouble separating fantasy from reality. Being raped in a fantasy is not the same thing as being raped in reality!

  120. jim jones says:
    @Jack D

    You mean like, get married?

  121. @peterike

    At this point thanks to the media attention, she probably has a guaranteed best seller which will find its way to the shelves of three million Feminist Jewish women, who will place it right next to their unread copies of “Dreams from My Father” and “Between the World and Me.”

    Dude, there aren’t 3 million Jewish women in the country,let alone feminist Jewish women.

  122. E Jean Genie lives on her back
    E Jean Genie loves chimney stacks
    She’s outrageous, she screams and she bawls
    E Jean Genie, let yourself go, whoah

    (Apologies to the late Mr Iman.)

  123. @Elmer T. Jones

    Billionaire rape fantasies are a growing chick lit genre

    This is true. How do I know? I look for audio books on YouTube and the tip of that particular iceberg shows up from time to time in the side panel. The ladies also seem to be into billionaire step-brothers. Consumer capitalism gave them a choice of anything they wanted and this is it. It’s grungy out there.

  124. @Jack D

    It sounds like you want to confess something.

    • Replies: @J.Ross
  125. @Jack D

    Given the number of women Trump seems to have been involved with when he was a playboy about town in the 80s/90s, it’s remarkable that they couldn’t find any wanting to dish the dirt. He seems to have chosen his girlfriends pretty well for an orange haired clown with no taste.

    • Replies: @The Wild Geese Howard
  126. @Neuday

    How odd that in your obsessions you neglected to mention that Pete Carroll, born in 1951, is a boomer.

    Pete Carroll is not only a baby boomer, but that sonofabtch is a California Baby Boomer to boot!

    Did Pete Carroll have a hand in that Texas/California compare and contrast claptrap article emanating from the Economist magazine? I wouldn’t put it past him!

    I hereby call for the arrest and imprisonment of all California government agents who aid and abet the harboring of illegal alien invaders and actively encourage and facilitate the invasion of the USA by illegal alien invaders.

    This includes California Governor Gavin Newsom and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra. All government officials or government agents in California who are aiding and abetting the illegal alien invasion of the USA should be arrested and imprisoned for lengthy prison terms.

    I’ll see you out of this comment with baby boomer Bobby Weir singing some lyrics about California.

    California, preaching on the burning shore

    California, I’ll be knocking on the golden door

    Grateful Dead Does Reggatta De Blanc:

  127. @Jack D

    Please. Trump’s always been obsessed with real estate and deal-making to the exclusion of almost all else. He gets along with Tiger so well because they’re so similar. That he went for McDougal, the most “normal” playmate in forty years, speaks volumes. He was trying to keep up with the cool kids but wasn’t taking any chances.

    He’s a teetotaler and germaphobe. That means he doesn’t like loose ends and is self-disciplined at least when it comes to his own health and reputation. That’s not the profile of a Bergdorf rapist.

    • Replies: @Baffman
    , @Jack D
  128. @Ron Mexico

    The Patriots had practiced that defensive play. It never worked in practice, but then practice paid off.

  129. @Jack D

    Something in the Constitution about ex post facto laws.

    Dang that pesky Constitution! Just think what we could get done without it.

  130. Thea says:

    I think she’s a liar but even if not I’ll forgive a lot in exchange for a wall and effective deportation.

  131. Moses says:

    Read a few Harlequin Romance novels if you want to know what turns women on.

    They’re full of “rapey” scenes of women resisting then finally submitting to a bodice-ripper’s raw uncontrollable lust for her sex. It turns women on.

    “50 Shades of Grey” allegedly was packed with this stuff.

  132. @Moses

    The much missed Florence King used to write “Lady Lust Books” for bucks.

    Florence King in the NY Times in 1987 explaining the lady lust books gig(portion of article):

    By the mid-1970’s the so-called ”antifeminist backlash” had produced a demand for lushly romantic bodice-rippers known in the trade as ”sweet savages” after one of the genre’s all-time blockbusters, ”Sweet Savage Love” (1974) by Rosemary Rogers. Published as original paperbacks with three-word titles composed of emotionally extravagant trigger words, they sold millions and made their authors rich.

    Deciding to get in on the gravy, I contacted a packager for whom I had once done a ghost job.

    ”Great!” he said. ”But there’s too much Southern Plantation and French Revolution. Can you come up with a different background?”

    Unfortunately I could. My first sweet savage mistake was choosing as a background the fall of Roman Britain to the Anglo-Saxons. The fifth century A.D. was the Big Spillover, the Century That Was, the time history hit the fan. Between the Goths sacking Rome and the Christians burning down the Platonic libraries, there was so much destruction we really don’t know what happened in the fifth century, which is why footnotes for this period kick off with warnings like: ”Professor Chomondeley disagrees.” Like the annexation of Schleswig-Holstein, the fifth century has a way of getting to people foolish enough to study it. Nonetheless, I presented the idea to my editor.

    He was delighted, seeing helmets with horns and lots of spiked armor for mauling bosoms in the ”he pulled her to him” scenes. I pulled the pen name ”Laura Buchanan” out of a quick brown study and set about creating my heroine. Since she was a British Celt I gave her red hair and named her ”Lydda.” Her name led to the first of those wacky exchanges that masquerade under the impressive name of ”editorial conferences.”

    ”I don’t like the name,” my editor protested. ”Too many d’s.” ”Double d in Welsh is pronounced th,” I pointed out. ”Yes, but sweet savage readers don’t know dat.” I was attached to the name so I persuaded him to keep it, but we got into another wrangle when we tried to come up with a title. ”Something Saxon Splendor,” I mused. ”They don’t know what Saxon means unless it’s got Anglo with it, and then you open up another whole can of worms. They’ll think it’s an ethnic-awareness book.” ”How about ‘Sex and the Saxon Churl’?” ”They don’t know what churl means.”

  133. Moses says:
    @El Dato

    That vid is America. Got a tear in my eye.

  134. @kaganovitch

    “Dude, there aren’t 3million Jewish women in the country.”

    Judging solely by the ear-splitting noise they make, I’d estimate there are about 70 million Jewish women in the country, minimum.

    • Replies: @SFG
  135. “Ms. Carroll learned archery in the late 1980s near the border of Irian Jaya, in New Guinea. Fed up with overly sensitive New York men, she hiked across the Pacific island on assignment for Playboy, in search of a more “primitive” mate. (She nearly died, but she got the story.)”

    I’ve never been in a dressing room with a friend’s husband, or with anyone – though I sometimes overhear the conversations of those who cram in together (I remember a mother-daughter duo, and the mother’s horrified “WHAT is that?” and her daughter explaining, defensively, that it means love in Hawaiian, and it’s a hibiscus, and “I designed it myself” which didn’t impress her mother at all, who said “Now you’ll never model”) – so I don’t know whether it’s a sign of a continuing sexual adventurousness, or just a New York thing that happens in that crazy metropolis, that I might read about in the city snapshots section of the New Yorker.

  136. Logan says:

    The fetish crowd often refers to themselves as 100 bottoms in search of a top.

    • Replies: @SFG
  137. Logan says:

    Ferenstein notes that most oligarchs believe “an increasingly greater share of economic wealth will be generated by a smaller slice of very talented or original people.

    Does anybody really have a counter-narrative that makes sense? Isn’t this fairly obvious, not to mention just an extension of the economic history of the last 30 years.

    Everyone else will increasingly subsist on some combination of part-time entrepreneurial ‘gig work’ and government aid.”

    Well, that’s again a fairly obvious extension of recent history into the future.

    Not a world I look forward to (not that I’ll be around to see it), but it seems to be the most likely to happen.

    Unless somebody has an alternative that doesn’t involve a totalitarian government “solution?”

  138. Not Raul says:

    So what if some women fantasize about the President raping them? It’s not a new thing. Some women fantasized about the President raping them when Clinton was President, too. The USA has more than 300 million people. Some of them are crazy.

    • Replies: @Sam Haysom
  139. Anonymous[227] • Disclaimer says:

    I Rape Lucy

  140. Baffman says:

    That’s not the profile of a Bergdorf rapist.

    I absolutely believed I would enjoy my entire lifetime without ever having to consider the proper profile of a Bergdorf rapist.

    I’ll have you know that I am a germaphobe. I am such of a one, I make Donald Trump look like a hillbilly sumo pig wrestler by comparison.

    Never again will I try on a pair of smart trousers a Bergdorf dressing room, without napkins.

    I hope this gives your wretched life a little satisfaction!!

  141. anonymous[113] • Disclaimer says:

    Good thing that fantasy is the same thing as reality.

    We can now conscript every man that likes to watch war movies and play war computer games, and send them directly to Iran.

    You will enjoy it, every minute of it.

  142. Anonymous[835] • Disclaimer says:

    Actual rape is nothing like dramatized rape. The serial rapist that makes the news is not a typical rapist.

    What is actual rape like?

    • Replies: @J.Ross
  143. OT:

    Spokane, WA is the latest front in World War T:

    Apparently we now have government sanctioned child grooming in the US. Our tax dollars are paying for this.

    • Replies: @Mr. Anon
  144. Clyde says:

    Morrissey unloads >>>

    Morrissey sparks controversy by claiming ‘everyone prefers their own race’ as he reaffirms support for far-right party For Britain

    Morrissey said ‘everyone prefers their own race’ in interview with his nephew
    He claimed UK was a ‘dangerously hateful place’ and backed Nigel Farage for PM
    The ex-The Smiths frontman reiterated his support for far-right party For Britain

  145. Jack D says:

    What about Stormy Daniels? It’s said that when you sleep with someone you are sleeping with everyone that they ever slept with and in the case of Stormy Daniels that’s enough people to fill the Trump Hotel. And those are just the ones on film.

    • Agree: Johann Ricke
  146. @Clyde

    I have an Algerian friend who claims the Trumpwave clip is the, “epitome of bad taste.”

    Anyway, there is also this well-done clip:

    I love the special saxophone cameo!

  147. @YetAnotherAnon

    He seems to have chosen his girlfriends pretty well for an orange haired clown with no taste.

    I’d also say it confirms his male abilities.

    If you’ve, uh, properly satisfied a woman there is almost zero chance she will retroactively revoke consent.

  148. @Moses

    Read a few Harlequin Romance novels if you want to know what turns women on.

    Read, “My Secret Garden,” and its sequels that are all allegedly based on reams of anonymous letters women sent to the author.

    At this point I hope what was in those letters was highly exaggerated or didn’t happen at all.

  149. L Woods says:

    This is part of why the IC is so screwed up.

  150. @kaganovitch

    regrettably you are wrong, there are.

  151. J.Ross says:

    In a second day of bombshells from James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas, a leaked document reveals what appears to be members of Google’s “transparency and ethics” group calling prominent Jewish conservatives Ben Shapiro and Dennis Prager “Nazis,” along with Canadian psychologist Jordan Peterson, who is not Jewish.

    The email was leaked to Veritas following their Monday report in which an undercover operative recorded a senior Google employee admitting that the company is manipulating its algorithms ahead of the 2020 election in order to prevent the “next Trump situation.”

    The email apparently was sent as part of the Google “transparency-and-ethics” group internal communications and suggests that content from PragerU, Jordan Peterson, and Ben Shapiro should be disabled from the “suggestion feature.” -Project Veritas

    “…if we understand that PragerU, Jordan Peterson, Ben Shapiro et al are nazis using the dog whistles…” reads the email. “I don’t think correctly identifying far-right content is beyond our capabilities. But if it is, why not go with Meredith’s suggestion of disabling the suggestion feature?”

    “I don’t think correctly identifying far-right content is beyond our capabilities. But if it is, why not go with Meredith’s suggestion of disabling the suggestion feature?”

    After the release of our Google investigation, Google Senior Executive Jen Gennai posted on Medium saying:

    “Google has repeatedly been clear that it works to be a trustworthy source of information, without regard to political viewpoint. In fact, Google has no notion of political ideology in its rankings.” – Jen Gennai, Head of Responsible Innovation at Google

    The leaked document appears to contradict Jen Gennai’s claim that Google has “no notions of political ideology in its search rankings.”

    • Replies: @guest
  152. J.Ross says:

    Every innocent thing the Boomers and early Gen X did as teenagers (which at the tine was understood to be happening and not entirely disapproved of, but was also legal) now qualifies as a heinous crime, not because of legislation, but because of cultmarx academia.

  153. Anon[100] • Disclaimer says:

    Carroll deserves credit here for speaking truth. Rape is based on sexual lust, with an evolutionary origin. This was shown in the book The Natural History of Rape, discussed at length by Steven Pinker in The Blank Slate.

    Yet for half a century the official feminist line, promulgated by Susan Brownmiller and other feminist non-scientists has been that rape has its origins in misogyny and patriarchal power games against women. This has been very destructive.

    These second-wave feminists have pointed to evidence like the alleged rape of post-menopausal women like the 52-year-old Carroll as evidence that natural selection for the rape trait is not true. This is an easily disposed of argument, as Pinker shows.

    • Replies: @guest
  154. Anonymous[337] • Disclaimer says:

    …did you run for Senate in Missou a while back ?

  155. Anonymous[337] • Disclaimer says:

    Lolz…not the 70s bro. Women dont read anymore. Insta b.

  156. @Clyde

    Morrissey needs to be careful, at this rate he’ll end up in Strangeways, I’m not joking BTW

  157. @Clyde

    He also says about the fire at Notre Dame de Paris:

    Do you share the sorrow over Notre Dame?

    Yes, but let’s be realistic … it’s arson. Everybody knows that.

    Why do you say that?

    You can judge it by the speed by which the corporate media rushed to call it an accident even though the fire had just started and no one was in any position to know anything. Brainwashing! It’s a bit like hearing the full reason behind a plane crash even though the plane has yet to hit the ocean.

    That interview was in April but was released in the last day or so.

  158. guest says:
    @Ron Mexico

    I’m sure someone has calculated the odds, but I wouldn’t know which call would be the surer thing. I do know one thing, however: if they gave it to Lynch and Lynch failed to score, no one would be talking about the play today. That would have been the safer call from a PR standpoint.

  159. guest says:

    Whoa, I thought Peterson was a Russian agent.

    Wait, are the Russians nazis now?

    Seriously though, get it together, Goog. Peterson types are set up as safety nets to stop people from becoming nazis.

    • Replies: @nebulafox
  160. guest says:

    Men CAN think about nothing.

  161. Forbes says:
    @Erik L

    That sound you’re hearing? Crickets.

    The evidence for her story is that she is nuts.

  162. guest says:

    Yes, but I think you have it backwards. As I recall, that was sexual lust on the man’s part, not the woman’s. Though I haven’t read a Natural History of Rape, I did read the Blank Slate.

    Of course feminists are stupid and/or liars. No one with a penis at least believes rape has to do with power instead of sex. Because I can’t summon an erection and order it to stay on the basis of my Will to Power.

    There must be an evolutionary basis to feminine submission to rape and gang-rape, I believe. Considering how many instances there must have been of both through the long history of our kind. I don’t remember that being covered in Blank Slate, however.

  163. @gwood

    It would be “hystriocracy”, as in the Roman insult, “Graeculus hystrio”.

  164. @South Texas Guy

    The good profressor from Palo Alto should be breaking rocks now.


  165. @Moses

    The torn dress scene in The English Patient between Almasy & Katharine is catnip for most chicks.

  166. @Not Raul

    This particular woman recently accused the president for raping her in some pretty implausible circumstances.

  167. @guest

    Oh guest, you are living on the edge. If they find you, it will not be pretty. Remember that they think truth is just a means to oppress the VIBRANT, you know. Stay strong. In the end, reality will crush them.

    Let us hope you have not been destroyed in the interval.

  168. @Jack D

    What about Stormy Daniels? It’s said that when you sleep with someone you are sleeping with everyone that they ever slept with

    But this is not actually true-if only! Potentially you might be exposed to bacteria and viruses passed on by prior sexual partners, but then again the person might have been tested and/or treated for syphilis or gonorrhea, and even if HIV +ve might be under treatment and have T cell levels so low as to preclude contagion. Contagious genital herpes is certainly a risk, but it is so common and so lacking in lethality that it may not matter to many people. Other conditions like scabies are easy to treat.

    • Replies: @SFG
    , @Jack D
  169. @BigDickNick

    The Other Carroll: verdict first; trial afterwards.

  170. Forbes says:
    @Paul Jolliffe

    Stealing from Alpha158…

    This type of story has become just sort of an ingrained nervous tic on the part of the Democrazies. And, when has the MSM ever shown any skepticism about these clown acts?

    You might call it a DJT psy-op, as the DNC-MSM has no skepticism. The more outlandish, the better, from their perspective. Since Trump constantly trolls the media on Twitter, I don’t know why not in print and TV media.

    On the other hand, Deep State psy-op wouldn’t want the Iran story pushed of the top of the news.

  171. Forbes says:


    Whore themselves to the rich and famous…they’ll line-up outside bedroom doors.

    Whore themselves silly to any alpha male…because they’re empowered to anything a man can do.

    Whore themselves period…’cuz they can. Why do you think all these women are getting married in their 30s, and not their 20s…

  172. Kylie says:
    @L Woods

    “By all means, let’s keep pretending women are “equal.’”

    We could stop pretending if we were allowed to answer honestly the question, “Equal to what?”

  173. Forbes says:

    I believe he has five children.

    Ivanka, Donald Jr., Erik, Tiffany w/Marla Maples, and Baron.

    • Replies: @nebulafox
    , @Desiderius
  174. @William Badwhite

    The academic term for that is “an example”.

    • Replies: @William Badwhite
  175. @Desiderius

    When the MSM land a liver shot, National Review goes below the belt to reward them.

  176. SFG says:
    @Jonathan Mason

    Right, it’s a declining probability function (kind of like those future-value-of-money calculations) because there’s a chance transmission fails at each step.

    That said HPV causes throat cancer in men, so try not to go down if you haven’t gotten the vaccine…

  177. nebulafox says:

    Considering what the Nazis wanted to do to the Russian people, it takes a very special level of historical illiteracy to attempt to marry the two, whether that’s skinheads in Russia or lefties in the United States.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  178. nebulafox says:

    The Donald as a husband: rampantly flawed, to put it mildly. Hs personal life was the stuff of sleazy NYC tabloids for decades for a reason, people, just as much as his biz transactions.

    The Donald as a father… different story. There’s no evidence he’s been anything but a loving, attentive father. If anything, that’s turned into a liability as far as Ivanka is concerned.

    • Agree: Desiderius
  179. nebulafox says:
    @Paleo Liberal

    One reason that Juanita Broaddrick disturbs liberals in a way that Clinton’s other jilted ladies didn’t was the fact that her story was far more believable, she was more respectable, and she did not seem especially politically partisan besides (understandably) have a massive axe to grind against the Clintons: she voted for Obama, possibly twice.

    The lesson? Find an analogue with Trump. Aka: not somebody who requires handlers to keep the story straight, not a porn star or prostitute, and not someone whose political beliefs can be found in the Washington Post’s editorial room.

    That might not be fair.

    Life is not fair.

    Politics is especially not fair.

    • Replies: @Desiderius
  180. @Forbes

    Right you are. Forgot Barron.

  181. @Neil Templeton

    What did they expect with a cold fish like Lowry? He’s always been in over his head.

  182. Jack D says:
    @Jonathan Mason

    I realize it is not strictly speaking true but the point is that sleeping with Stormy does not seem to be indicative of someone who is so germophobic as to be extremely picky with his mates, as was posited.

    • Replies: @Desiderius
  183. @nebulafox

    They struggle with facts and evidence. Facts and evidence are concrete. The concrete is beneath them as menial labor was beneath the decadent British aristicracy.

  184. @Jack D

    Picky isn’t the point, although again among pornstars she is/was extraordinarily normal-looking, suggesting that he was in it for the bragging rights. Bragging rights about rape aren’t really a thing – the “let you” is the important part for someone who craves approval like Trump.

    Evidently she got a good long look at his manhood, which suggests he was applying a condom. Needless to say that is a step that is usually skipped in the typical rape.

    • Replies: @Jack D
    , @Jack D
  185. Anonymous[427] • Disclaimer says:

    Yeah, the Nazis were pretty stupid about that. Made a lot of unnecessary enemies.

  186. @John Cunningham

    I’ve tried it multiple times but it’s just not ready for prime time. Unfortunately. I also tried Bing and it’s also inferior plus just as ‘pozzed’ as Google. We dissidents don’t have the resources for a decent web search engine. Which is one reason we’re being erased from history.

  187. @Anonymous

    The principal target of the Russia bullshit isn’t Ds, it’s Bush/McCain deep state dimwits like Nichols who are still fighting the Cold War.

  188. J.Ross says:

    Going by police reports, short. Apparently most “classic” violent rapists are premature ejaculators.
    There are rules-based sites I could specify if I thought the comment could get through, where your curiosity about “not-rape” could ultimately find its surrender, but it can also be described drily: there is an ineffable nonverbal communication thing, a lack of tension even in very uncomfortable moments, which makes it obvious to abuse survivors that it isn’t real. Something in the tone of voice as well. Also some outfits make a point of attaching pre and post interviews to clarify things.

  189. Jack D says:

    Evidently she got a good long look at his manhood, which suggests he was applying a condom


    It does?

    • Replies: @Desiderius
  190. getaclue says:
    @Peter Akuleyev

    Actually, we all know your a Rapist!– See how that works?

  191. Anonymous[206] • Disclaimer says:

    Ms. Carroll learned archery in the late 1980s near the border of Irian Jaya, in New Guinea. Fed up with overly sensitive New York men, she hiked across the Pacific island on assignment for Playboy, in search of a more “primitive” mate. (She nearly died, but she got the story.

  192. @Mr McKenna

    Hide your wife. Hide your kids. Hide your husband. Cuz they’re rapin’ EYYYEEERbody up here in Lincoln Park.

  193. If Trump is into raping women, how many stds would that be from the norm? And would that be to the left or the right?

  194. Jack D says:

    among pornstars she is/was extraordinarily normal-looking,

    The woman has size 36DD silicone breast implants – this is anything but normal.

    You seem to have the idea that Trump is attracted to “normal” looking women. In fact the whole point of sleeping with Playboy playmates, porn stars, etc. is that they were NOT normal. Trump likes to do things in a BIG way.

    • Agree: Johann Ricke
  195. SFG says:
    @The Germ Theory of Disease

    7 million Jews, so 3.5 million Jewish women. I’d guess 3 million is a pretty reasonable guess for how many of them are feminists.

    As for your 70 million comment…why do you think intermarriage rates are so high?

  196. SFG says:

    Let me ruin your day.

  197. SFG says:

    Where’s Albertosaurus when you need him?

    My…ah…limited experience in this area suggests that while the ratio doesn’t exactly swing that way, the bottoms in question are very large.

  198. @Jack D

    The woman has size 36DD silicone breast implants – this is anything but normal.

    She has vast implanted udders, but her face and general demeanor is not attractive in the least. I know this is rude, but she does remind me of a milk cow.

    • Replies: @miss marple
    , @Jim Don Bob
  199. Hail says: • Website
    @Joe Joe

    Thanks. I originally thought it meant “The Daily Stormer,” which was just puzzling.

  200. @Neil Templeton

    I expect honesty. Not bullshit.

  201. Mr. Anon says:
    @The Wild Geese Howard

    Apparently we now have government sanctioned child grooming in the US. Our tax dollars are paying for this.

    A SWAT team, complete with snipers was supplied by the City to protect the drag queen and his supporters from 500 Christian women who were protesting the event. What do those men – the police officers – think about themselves, I wonder? What do they think about the fact that they were used by creepy perverts and their deluded enablers to intimidate decent normal people. They ought to be ashamed of themselves. They’re just tools of a degenerate elite.

  202. @Jonathan Mason

    That’s the typical porn star body, right? Pretty would get them acting jobs. The right proportions would lead to modeling careers. Interesting that Trump hasn’t pursued actresses but maybe that’s because they steal the limelight.

  203. @Jack D

  204. @Reg Cæsar

    Cool, thanks for taking a break from your usual non-sequiturs, Truth-level cracks, and links to various Youtube videos.

    “Example” would apply I suppose, but I still prefer “rambling, aimless story from a doddering old
    liberal that somehow hasn’t realized the Democrats quit being liberal 20 years ago”.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  205. @Jack D

    Breast implants for a pornstar of her era were as de rigeur as a proper sense of grievance is among non-white Ivy grads today. The point is face, mannerisms, what have you Steph Clifford is much more normal, even today, than your average porn star. Trump wanted the trophy, but also wanted to minimize his exposure.

    Normal as in least likely to be disease carrying/to go off script and cause him problems.

    For me, this is like debating the prices Saul of Tarsus charged for his tents. But the idea that he was actually a carpenter just doesn’t fit the evidence.

  206. Sparkon says:
    @War for Blair Mountain

    E Jean Carrol…..Dirty Old Whore Boomer…..Sex…Drugs…Rock n’ Roll…

    A quick check reveals Carrol was born in 1943, so she’s no Boomer.

  207. @Jack D

    That warning is mostly for homosexual men and female prostitutes. They tend to get everything at least once or twice. I’d call them the human equivalent of a Petri Dish.

  208. @Jonathan Mason

    The Playboy babe Karen McDougal was cute, even with the fake tatas, but I agree that Stormy is a cow, even for a porn star.

  209. @William Badwhite

    You didn’t have to read it. Others may have found it informative.

    White people are supposed to have manners. Too many young ones are wiggers these days.

    • Replies: @William Badwhite
  210. @Reg Cæsar

    White people are supposed to have manners. Too many young ones are wiggers these days.

    White men should resist the urge to comment on every single post. These days too many old ones yammer incessantly, like women. A taciturn old man, people think “I bet that guy has seen some interesting things in his day”. A yappy Chihuahua of an old man, people think “I hope I’m not like that when I’m that old”.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  211. Anonymous[337] • Disclaimer says:

    As once pretty women grow older and less desirable, their shtick is “I was rape-worthy.”

  212. @William Badwhite

    I stayed out of Buffalo Joe’s sad recusal. You did not.

    You’re defense of Joe was kind and on the mark. I only ask that you show the same courtesy to Paleo, who has a lot in common with him.

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