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  1. Trump wants to hire one and fire the other.

  2. BobX [AKA "Bob who is angry with the transparent ploy"] says:

    They are characters in a Shakespeare tragedy, right? Rosenstein puts on a dress and says that Kavanaugh raped him while the were in Rome.

    • Replies: @Rosamond Vincy
    No, evil Claudius has them spying on Hamlet, the rightful heir to the throne
  3. How must Anthony Kennedy feel, watching his handpicked successor struggle to extricate himself from the Democrats’ La Brea tar pit of MeToo bulls**t?

    This whole sorry spectacle is truly appalling. Political discourse has been reduced to the level of ridiculous rape fantasies. It’s twisted, perverted, and sick.

    • Agree: Cagey Beast
    • Replies: @Barnard
    If he had any sense, Kennedy might think that he should have spent more of his term on the court working to diminish the outsized role the court system has grown into as part of our Constitutional Republic and less positioning himself as the "swing vote" who was the ultimate arbiter of what passes Constitutional muster. If the Supreme Court justices like Kennedy didn't spend so much of terms inventing Constitutional rights and liberties, no one would consider the stakes high enough to bother with any of this.
    , @Cagey Beast
    Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
    ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

    .... and 21st century minds discuss the use and abuse of genitalia. That's how low we have fallen.
  4. Are you still on the Kavanaugh train, Steve?

    • Replies: @AnotherDad

    Are you still on the Kavanaugh train, Steve?
     
    LOL. But Steve is pretty white, and I don't think that's a white thing.

    "White privilege" includes that selfish white male attitude that if he's going to have a girl, he should have her all to himself. That's honestly just how selfish and entitled we white guys are.
  5. “No jazzhands.”

    • Replies: @larry lurker
    Always a pleasure to see Linda Sarsour's angelic face.
    , @Anonymous
    I, for one, welcome our new kakistocracy overlords.

    Someone needs to write a survival guide for the coming re-education camps.
  6. I know that Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead.

  7. I am not on top of everything but it is possible that there may be some issues with Kavanaugh. I look for him to withdraw.

    • LOL: Malcolm X-Lax
    • Replies: @AnotherDad

    I am not on top of everything but it is possible that there may be some issues with Kavanaugh. I look for him to withdraw.
     
    Issues? Everyone's got issues.

    But what "issues" are you talking about? That the Democrats hate any judge who isn't primed to create the laws they want and destroy those they don't? That there's some BPD broads out there making up drama so they can attention whore and be a "victim". Yawn and yawn.

    File under "what else is new?"
    , @Jack D
    Because Kavanaugh does not believe in abortion, withdrawal is indeed his only option. Well either that or rhythm, but we all know that white men ain't got no rhythm.
    , @J.Ross
    I'm not on top of everything but it is possible that there may or may not be something that iffen did thirty-five years ago, so I am looking forward to him deleting his account.
    It's the only way to be sure.
    , @Paul Yarbles

    I am not on top of everything but it is possible that there may be some issues with Kavanaugh. I look for him to withdraw.
     
    I'm not on the sides or bottom of nothing, but according to what I heard someone once say on TV, Quantum Mechanics says that it is possible, but not likely, that I turn in to Brett Kavanaugh. If this happens, I look for him, that is myself, to withdraw.
    , @Tim Howells
    I was disappointed with the nomination of Kavenaugh, but I'm 1000% behind him now. If we allow the Democrats to win with these truly disgusting and dishonest tactics literally no White heterosexual male will ever be safe again. We can all be utterly destroyed at any moment on the slightest whim. This is do or die now.
  8. You say we are governed by actresses? I see that Democratic Congressional representatives want to question Kavanaugh on his high school drinking. And the news is reporting an allegation of gang rapes by Kavanaugh by some porn lawyer. And Senators asking an accuser to testify are silencing her.

    We are increasingly governed by the insane. We live under an insanitocracy or lunatocracy whatever Greek word is appropriate.

    • Replies: @Dr. X

    We are increasingly governed by the insane. We live under an insanitocracy or lunatocracy whatever Greek word is appropriate.
     
    ...ummm... the appropriate Greek word for that is "democracy."
    , @anon
    Speaking of rule by actresses: Mia Farrow has demanded the resignation of Clarence Thomas.
    , @Alden
    The porn lawyer claims that while in high school Kavanaugh led a gang that roamed southeastern Maryland kid napping and gang raping girls all the while committing the additional crime of gasp!!! Underage drinking

    Lawyer Aventitti forgets Kavanaugh was in boarding school supervised day and evening and weekends. What with the homework burden and endless activities necessary to get into Yale and living in a supervised boarding school I don’t see how he could’ve led a roving band of pillagers and rapists

    Deborah Martinez who claims that when at Yale Kavanaugh dropped trou and shoved his penis in her face worked for Soros’ Open Society Foundation

    Planned Parenthood hysterically announced that if appointed, Kavanaugh will repeal Roe vs Wade. Those highly educated hysterics don’t known that laws are repealed and court rulings are overturned.

    Last, Amnesty International has ordered the Senate to not confirm Kavanaugh because Kavanaugh was
    “ involved in torture and rendition of 9/11 suspects “.

    The reason for this is that he was a federal employee in 2001 and the federal government did the tortures and renditions. Amnesty wants the FBI to investigate his torturing and renditioning.
    , @Anonymous
    So Ellisons accusers are liars, booker brags about his harrassment okay, and Clinton's accusers are money grubbing whores but Kavanaughs are totally telling the truth. As a sexual assault survivor spare us the bs katz's career mantra has been accuse a Republican or your a lying whore. Her own assessment of Paula Jones in the 90's says we shouldn't listen to her client. Democrats are the ones who opened the door in giving power to harrassers and rapists by making Clinton's 17 accusers into money grubbing trailer trash, people like Feinstein were along for that ride. Take some goddamn responsibility for once.
  9. Well, congratulations to sen. feinstein she’s now clinched her reelection,so what if she had to destroy a family with two little kids by pulling one of the most underhanded moves in history. rosenstein? hmmmm another” stein ” they do keep popping up don’t they ,hell ,he got to be attorney general for a year,how many people can say that. We have become a filthy , filthy country

    • Replies: @phil
    Remember, on average, Jews have greater "psychological intensity" than gentiles. They are more willing to go to fanatical lengths to defeat a despised opponent--and they are more likely to truly hate him. Outsiders may have a hard time understanding the lengths to which the activists are willing to go. I first encountered this as a freshman at the University of Wisconsin, which included more than 4,000 Jews, especially New Yorkers. The student radicalism completely overran the campus, and the police could only do so much to control it. The efforts they did make were, of course, met with charges of police brutality and cries of "kill the pigs!"
  10. @Clifford Brown
    "No jazzhands."

    https://twitter.com/FordFischer/status/1044306000625508352

    Always a pleasure to see Linda Sarsour’s angelic face.

    • Replies: @Obsessive Contrarian
    If the Palestinians had any brains they'd bring Ahed Tamimi to the US for a speaking tour. She's not bad.
  11. Steve,

    In the future, say 20 years or so, do you see Asians (East and South) join the tribe in the elites of America ? So for example, instead of Rosenstein, will we see Singh or Lee in the same position? And if so, how will the gentile Americans (Euro, non-Euro) react to see a new group(s) running things along with our tribal brethen. The diversophere will be very interesting….

    • Replies: @Altai
    It'll grate on people. They're used to seeing politicians of other races, but people of real power, judges, lawyers etc swanning around? Your manager at work. That'll generate the kind of resentment that makes multi-racial societies impossible.
    , @Dave Pinsen
    The sheriff of New Jersey’s largest county was forced to resign last week in part because of a video showing him make “racist comments” (in a speech to other cops he referred to the state’s new Sikh attorney general as “the turban” and lamented that the new administration’s lax enforcement of laws against pot would “let the blacks do whatever they want”).

    https://twitter.com/wnyc/status/1042827390458753026?s=21
    , @Jus' Sayin'...
    Although the races/ethnicities and their relative proportions are not what we can expect to see across the mainland USA in the next twenty years, Hawaii provides a model of how a racially and ethnically fragmented society will play out under American political ground rules. Acquaintances have told me that the different racial groups pretty much divide up the pie according to relative political and economic power. Besides that there are traditional government sinecures for different races. The divisions are solid enough that one acquaintance rattled off a few sentences, describing which races and ethnicities dominated and controlled which government and private/economic sectors.

    Although segregation was far from absolute, persons tended to look for work where their race predominated. The people I know with a lot of experience in Hawaii are adamant that the state is not the paradise of goodwill suggested by the propaganda. A Haole walking in the wrong Kanaka section will often feel as uncomfortable as a White walking in an urban underclass neighborhood on the mainland. Racial friction often breaks out into confrontations and violence.
    , @Alden
    My congress critter is Ted Lieu as radical and anti White as his backers.
    So much for Asian natural conservatism
    , @UrbaneFrancoOntarian
    It will be worse because Lee and Singh cannot simply pretend to be white like the Jew Rosenstein. Jews' strong point is that they blend in with the white gentiles so easily. Not only do gentiles hate being ruled by Lee and Singh, but so will blacks and latins.

    However, I question that Singh will ever replace the Jew. Speaking anecdotally, the first generation Indian immigrants are smart, but there is huge regression in the second generation. I say this from observation in the Greater Toronto Area, the parents are okay but their kids raised in Canada end up like a smarter version of blacks, alot of drug dealers, petty criminals, gang banging, etc.

    Asians do have the potential, since they don't get dragged down into the black ghetto culture, BUT, every race hates Asians, so who knows how that will go over.
  12. @Clifford Brown
    "No jazzhands."

    https://twitter.com/FordFischer/status/1044306000625508352

    I, for one, welcome our new kakistocracy overlords.

    Someone needs to write a survival guide for the coming re-education camps.

    • Replies: @International Jew

    Someone needs to write a survival guide for the coming re-education camps.
     
    Eh, it'll be the same skills we're all picking up now in college and at work.
    , @Matthew Kelly
    I believe it would be something like this:
    https://youtu.be/pibqo6Z4Cgo?t=44s
    , @TheJester
    Our country is already one massive re-education camp for white people. The re-education camps of the Vietnamese and Chinese are now passé. Jews discovered that they could accomplish the same thing by massive "targeted marketing" through the MSM, social media, and the other media outlets that they control. It is about replacing one demographic and its power differential with another.

    The project: Consistently show blacks men with mulatto wives and mulatto children as the upcoming nouveau riche living in McMansions. Even better, show black men with beautiful white wives and mulatto children. This is the quickest way possible to "white" the new demographic surreptitiously moving into positions of power.

    Show white people as old and sick ... an aging and ailing demographic on the way out. Show white women with children (single mothers?) but never as couples or families. This reinforces the meme that white men have abandoned their women so that black men can rescue them. Show white men as ... well, at the extreme, a rural demographic of overweight, bearded rednecks from "Duck Dynasty". The rest are just overweight, dull, and dumb. Regardless, avoid white men at all costs.

    There is an exception to the depiction of white males. Verile white males are okay if they dress like metrosexuals ... that is, homosexuals.

    Systematically deplatforming and silencing conservative white males from social media owned by the Jews is part of this marketing effort. By definition, the conservative political and social views of white males survivalists are "hateful". Once deplatformed, white males cannot act as a counter to the Jewish-driven re-education effort directed at the white race.

    The measure of the success of this re-education effort (in concert with the public education system) is how many white people, especially white women and girls, have "drunk the Kool-Aid" as they express their hatred for being born white. I guess marrying black males can assuage their consciences. This reinforces the perception that white females are hypergamous in their sexual behaviors; that is, acting on their perception that black males are "in" and white males are "out".

    The rest is demographic history: whites gradually disappearing from history. At the end of the day Jews, using blacks as marionettes (a.k.a. useful idiots), come closer to achieving their long-sought goal of a global economic and social system under their control.

  13. @uman
    Steve,

    In the future, say 20 years or so, do you see Asians (East and South) join the tribe in the elites of America ? So for example, instead of Rosenstein, will we see Singh or Lee in the same position? And if so, how will the gentile Americans (Euro, non-Euro) react to see a new group(s) running things along with our tribal brethen. The diversophere will be very interesting....

    It’ll grate on people. They’re used to seeing politicians of other races, but people of real power, judges, lawyers etc swanning around? Your manager at work. That’ll generate the kind of resentment that makes multi-racial societies impossible.

    • Replies: @Alden
    James Damore’s lawyers for his google law suit have non European names.
  14. If the Senate Judiciary Committee continues to be a circus, Senator McConnell can take the nomination out of the committee’s hands and put the nomination directly to a vote on the Senate floor.

    • Replies: @Barnard
    Jeff Flake has been threatening to vote no unless Ford "voice is heard." If McConnell could count on the 51 GOP senators to all vote yes without going through any more of this circus, the confirmation vote would have already happened. The day he leaves the Senate, Trump should have ICE raid the Flake family ranch in Arizona. The family has admitted hiring illegals in the past.
  15. Steve, i’d expected you to toss out a post on Bill Gates once again trying to ever-so-gently raise the Afrian overpopulation issue, while staying scrupulously uber-good-white PC.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/22/opinion/sunday/bill-gates-melinda-gates-global-poverty.html

    Note i admit there’s not much to say about it, precisely because the need to keeps his good-white credentials spotless pretty much rules out Gates saying anything interesting. In fact, that Gates thinks he has to be so timid is probably the only thing interesting about it.

    • Replies: @Pericles

    In fact, that Gates thinks he has to be so timid is probably the only thing interesting about it.

     

    Bill hasn't realized yet he should own a prestigious newspaper or two. And a big TV channel.
    , @Jssh
    Gates seems like someone genuinely concerned about the quality of life of the average African. His efforts to raise awareness about the problem are likely to fall on deaf ears.

    From a globalist perspective, what does it matter anyway? Africans are just dark-skinned potential Japanese/Americans/Europeans. We have bigger priorities like climate change, containing Russia and making sure a Trumpian candidate never happens again.
    , @Anonym
    Melinda Gates looks more swole than Bezos.

    https://www.aceshowbiz.com/images/wennpic/melinda-gates-glamour-magazine-s-23rd-annual-women-of-the-year-gala-02.jpg
    , @Citizen of a Silly Country
    Interestingly, Jeremy Grantham, a well-known investor, occasionally mentions the frightening growth in Africa's population. Of course, Grantham brings it up in the context of his belief in man-made global warming and related problems.

    Naturally, being the cuck that he is, Grantham's solution to both billions of Africans and man-made global warming: White people should have one less kid per couple.

    This is the retarded world that we live in. A world where very smart people who work with statistics all day say incredibly stupid things.

    https://www.gmo.com/docs/default-source/research-and-commentary/strategies/asset-allocation/the-race-of-our-lives-revisited.pdf?sfvrsn=4
  16. @iffen
    I am not on top of everything but it is possible that there may be some issues with Kavanaugh. I look for him to withdraw.

    I am not on top of everything but it is possible that there may be some issues with Kavanaugh. I look for him to withdraw.

    Issues? Everyone’s got issues.

    But what “issues” are you talking about? That the Democrats hate any judge who isn’t primed to create the laws they want and destroy those they don’t? That there’s some BPD broads out there making up drama so they can attention whore and be a “victim”. Yawn and yawn.

    File under “what else is new?”

  17. While you were busy, the rest of us learned that Judge Kavanaugh is a gang rapist:

    https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/michael-avenattis-client-set-to-go-public-with-kavanaugh-accusations-in-the-next-48-hours

    It’s all much worse than we could have ever imagined. Innocent teenage pranks pale in comparison to this man’s heinous crimes. Until now, we had no idea what is going on in Kavanaugh’s “chambers” with his model perfect clerks and the girl’s basketball team, but soon we will learn the truth about how Kavanaugh and his “trains”. This man is worse than any Catholic priest. He is worse than Jerry Sandusky. He is worse than Larry Nassar. He is worse than Hitler – at least Hitler made his trains run on time, and they were actual choo-choo trains, not the other kind of “trains”. He is a monster, I tell you, a monster. At the very least, we need to pause the hearings to allow the FBI to investigate these highly credible claims until January 2021 if not longer.

    And you have been too busy to notice. For shame.

    • LOL: Abe
  18. I’m following Andrew McCarthy at NR and Sundance at CTH on these issues.

  19. Kavanaugh and Rosenstein. OK!

    I am troubled and bothered about all the sexism and misogyny and male chauvinism that has been intersectionalized and brought out into the clear light of day by the Blasey Ford remembering or misremembering of this or that.

    It’s time for men everywhere to stop the manspreading and stand up and make a choice in solidarity with the Box Wine Resistance sisters who have been so tired of all the oppression and misery heaped upon them by late stage American Empire patriarchy.

    Men Must Make A Choice, Dammit!

    Choose between who had the best rump roll in a political setting:

    Faith Goldy or Marion Le Pen

    I say Marion Le Pen is just a bit more shapely than the lovely Faith Goldy, but not by much!

    Marion Le Pen — at beginning of video:

    Faith Goldy:

    https://twitter.com/FaithGoldy/status/1044228847489765376

  20. AnotherDad:

    Would Gates ever wander off the PC reservation if not for his uber SJW frau?

    Mrs Gates has come a long way since being in charge of one of the biggest screw-up projects in the history of Microsoft – serving as the Peter Principle’s operational definition!

  21. @Stan Adams
    How must Anthony Kennedy feel, watching his handpicked successor struggle to extricate himself from the Democrats’ La Brea tar pit of MeToo bulls**t?

    This whole sorry spectacle is truly appalling. Political discourse has been reduced to the level of ridiculous rape fantasies. It’s twisted, perverted, and sick.

    If he had any sense, Kennedy might think that he should have spent more of his term on the court working to diminish the outsized role the court system has grown into as part of our Constitutional Republic and less positioning himself as the “swing vote” who was the ultimate arbiter of what passes Constitutional muster. If the Supreme Court justices like Kennedy didn’t spend so much of terms inventing Constitutional rights and liberties, no one would consider the stakes high enough to bother with any of this.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar

    If he had any sense, Kennedy might think that he should have spent more of his term on the court working to diminish the outsized role the court system has grown into as part of our Constitutional Republic
     
    You're talking about a man who overturned 20,000 years of marriage in one extended Hallmark card.
    , @Alden
    Excellent observation. 9 Judges are the supreme rulers of this country. They can make any law they choose and repeal any law they choose. With life long tenure they’re more powerful than the elected president
  22. “And verily, Peter, you will deny me three times before the cuck, I mean cock, crows.”

    This is what cucks do and why they are so contemptible if they end up not confirming Kavanaugh. They don’t even have the excuse that Kavanaugh is some wild, alt-right, Trumpian populist “not my type of Republican” nominee (as Paul Ryan memorably backstabbed at the President). Kavanaugh is a standard-issue, GOPe “muh origanalism” establishment jurist and it is the absolute MINIMUM function of the Republican Party as an institution to see that the courts are packed with his kind. Almost 30 years after the supposed outrage over Clarence Thomas (“year of the woman”) Republicans controlled both houses of Congress for the first time in 40 years. And yet all these years after Bill Clinton, and Anthony Weinrer, and honorary superdelegate Harvey Weinstein they are still trembling in their boots again now that the same transparent ploy is being run against them.

    Confirm, and then make it clear to the POZ lords that the current consolidation of media into a few GloboHomo oligopolies is not in the interests of the republic or Republicans, and some serious antitrust is coming down.

  23. @Mike Sylwester
    If the Senate Judiciary Committee continues to be a circus, Senator McConnell can take the nomination out of the committee's hands and put the nomination directly to a vote on the Senate floor.

    Jeff Flake has been threatening to vote no unless Ford “voice is heard.” If McConnell could count on the 51 GOP senators to all vote yes without going through any more of this circus, the confirmation vote would have already happened. The day he leaves the Senate, Trump should have ICE raid the Flake family ranch in Arizona. The family has admitted hiring illegals in the past.

    • Replies: @ken
    She's never going to show up. How does Flake handle that?
  24. Ms. Ramirez is most certainly a Democratic, leftist, full bore social justice, Hispanic identitarian. With several thousand dollars of campaign donations to Democratic candidates and PACs and professional research and publications focusing on race consciousness, Hispanic identity, policing and racial profiling, and jury and criminal justice “reform.”

    Some examples:

    Chapter 4: Multiracial Identity in a Color-Conscious World
    Deborah A. Ramirez In: The Multiracial Experience: Racial Borders as the New Frontier, 1966
    Abstract
    [asserts that] in addition to demographic changes, the increasing phenomenon of multiracial identity confounds the simplistic notion of race underlying our color-conscious remedial system / changed circumstances require a reexamination of our approach to the continuing problems of race, ethnicity, and discrimination / offer a [multicultural empowerment approach] / multicultural empowerment acknowledges the importance of race yet penetrates beyond it to identify and incorporate the realities of political, economic, and social problems that cannot be solved through racial preferences / a new paradigm of multicultural empowerment will benefit all groups in the population, acknowledging that race matters without limiting identity to race alone.

    Testimony of Professor Deborah A. Ramirez Before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights. and Civil Liberties. (Revised: 3/28/2012)

    https://www.northeastern.edu/law/pdfs/news/ramirez-testimony-trayvon-martin.pdf [2 Excerpts]

    Thank you Mr. Conyers and assembled speakers: In the wake of the tragic death of Trayvon Martin, I want to focus on what we can learn from this tragedy and what we can do to ensure that more young men do not die as he did. From the anger and outrage, systemic problems can be identified and solutions born. I identify three systemic problems highlighted by his death and by the failure of police to investigate this homicide until forced to do so by public opinion, and propose steps that can be taken to address each of these problems.

    We sadly cannot bring Trayvon Martin back from the dead, but we can take steps to ensure that he did not die in vain. …if empirical studies can be commissioned by the Department of Justice examining the practical consequences of the Stand Your Ground laws, and if Department of Justice protocols can be established for state and local police departments governing the minimum investigation required in any homicide, then this Congress can justly say that it made an enduring memorial to the legacy of his tragic death and perhaps spared other families the grief of losing their child to a killing supposedly committed in self-defense.

    “A Resource Guide on Racial Profiling Data Collection Systems: Promising Practices and Lessons Learned, Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper

    1993 Wis. L. Rev. 761 (1993) “Excluded Voices: The Disenfranchisement of Ethnic Groups from Jury Service”

    Race, Culture, and the New Diversity in the New Millennium
    31 Cumb. L. Rev. 481 (2000-2001)

    From the NYer articles:

    “She was at first hesitant to speak publicly, partly because her memories contained gaps because she had been drinking at the time of the alleged incident. In her initial conversations with The New Yorker, she was reluctant to characterize Kavanaugh’s role in the alleged incident with certainty. After six days of carefully assessing her memories and consulting with her attorney, Ramirez said that she felt confident enough of her recollections to say that she remembers Kavanaugh had exposed himself….”

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    Deborah A. Ramirez In: The Multiracial Experience: Racial Borders as the New Frontier, 1966

    1966?

    , @The Wild Geese Howard
    I'm pretty sure Lee Kwan Yew expressed more insight into multicultural societies with a few pithy quotes than this Ramirez woman has expressed during her entire waste of a life and multi-decade career.
    , @Alden
    Ramirez worked for Soros’ Open Society Foundation. That says it all .
  25. @iffen
    I am not on top of everything but it is possible that there may be some issues with Kavanaugh. I look for him to withdraw.

    Because Kavanaugh does not believe in abortion, withdrawal is indeed his only option. Well either that or rhythm, but we all know that white men ain’t got no rhythm.

    • LOL: Buzz Mohawk
    • Replies: @AnotherDad

    Because Kavanaugh does not believe in abortion, withdrawal is indeed his only option. Well either that or rhythm, but we all know that white men ain’t got no rhythm.
     
    Or the time honored ... go ahead and knock her up. Really, isn't that the ultimate point?


    BTW--i should let the real Catholics here speak to this, but if i understand correctly--withdrawal is neither manly, nor approved Catholic birth control. The idea--i believe--is that the act itself should be natural and complete as intended by God. If a husband and wife want to take avantage of natural cycles of fertility (montly cycle, breastfeeding, etc.) all well and good. But they should celebrate their marriage naturally and joyfully as God intended.
  26. I am shocked, shocked, that a young man in 1983 was acting much like Hollywood presented the period: Caddyshack, Revenge of the Nerds, Police Academy and/or St Elmo’s Fire.

    • Replies: @David In TN
    Don't forget "Fast Times at Ridgemont High." With Phoebe Cates beside a swimming pool wearing a bikini.
    , @Thirdtwin
    They also gave us "Footloose" during that time. That one seems to be more Kavanaugh's speed.
  27. @uman
    Steve,

    In the future, say 20 years or so, do you see Asians (East and South) join the tribe in the elites of America ? So for example, instead of Rosenstein, will we see Singh or Lee in the same position? And if so, how will the gentile Americans (Euro, non-Euro) react to see a new group(s) running things along with our tribal brethen. The diversophere will be very interesting....

    The sheriff of New Jersey’s largest county was forced to resign last week in part because of a video showing him make “racist comments” (in a speech to other cops he referred to the state’s new Sikh attorney general as “the turban” and lamented that the new administration’s lax enforcement of laws against pot would “let the blacks do whatever they want”).

  28. @CCZ
    Ms. Ramirez is most certainly a Democratic, leftist, full bore social justice, Hispanic identitarian. With several thousand dollars of campaign donations to Democratic candidates and PACs and professional research and publications focusing on race consciousness, Hispanic identity, policing and racial profiling, and jury and criminal justice “reform.”

    Some examples:

    Chapter 4: Multiracial Identity in a Color-Conscious World
    Deborah A. Ramirez In: The Multiracial Experience: Racial Borders as the New Frontier, 1966
    Abstract
    [asserts that] in addition to demographic changes, the increasing phenomenon of multiracial identity confounds the simplistic notion of race underlying our color-conscious remedial system / changed circumstances require a reexamination of our approach to the continuing problems of race, ethnicity, and discrimination / offer a [multicultural empowerment approach] / multicultural empowerment acknowledges the importance of race yet penetrates beyond it to identify and incorporate the realities of political, economic, and social problems that cannot be solved through racial preferences / a new paradigm of multicultural empowerment will benefit all groups in the population, acknowledging that race matters without limiting identity to race alone.
     

    Testimony of Professor Deborah A. Ramirez Before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights. and Civil Liberties. (Revised: 3/28/2012)

    https://www.northeastern.edu/law/pdfs/news/ramirez-testimony-trayvon-martin.pdf [2 Excerpts]

    Thank you Mr. Conyers and assembled speakers: In the wake of the tragic death of Trayvon Martin, I want to focus on what we can learn from this tragedy and what we can do to ensure that more young men do not die as he did. From the anger and outrage, systemic problems can be identified and solutions born. I identify three systemic problems highlighted by his death and by the failure of police to investigate this homicide until forced to do so by public opinion, and propose steps that can be taken to address each of these problems.

    We sadly cannot bring Trayvon Martin back from the dead, but we can take steps to ensure that he did not die in vain. ...if empirical studies can be commissioned by the Department of Justice examining the practical consequences of the Stand Your Ground laws, and if Department of Justice protocols can be established for state and local police departments governing the minimum investigation required in any homicide, then this Congress can justly say that it made an enduring memorial to the legacy of his tragic death and perhaps spared other families the grief of losing their child to a killing supposedly committed in self-defense.
     

    “A Resource Guide on Racial Profiling Data Collection Systems: Promising Practices and Lessons Learned, Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper

    1993 Wis. L. Rev. 761 (1993) “Excluded Voices: The Disenfranchisement of Ethnic Groups from Jury Service”

    Race, Culture, and the New Diversity in the New Millennium
    31 Cumb. L. Rev. 481 (2000-2001)
     
    From the NYer articles:

    "She was at first hesitant to speak publicly, partly because her memories contained gaps because she had been drinking at the time of the alleged incident. In her initial conversations with The New Yorker, she was reluctant to characterize Kavanaugh’s role in the alleged incident with certainty. After six days of carefully assessing her memories and consulting with her attorney, Ramirez said that she felt confident enough of her recollections to say that she remembers Kavanaugh had exposed himself...."

    Deborah A. Ramirez In: The Multiracial Experience: Racial Borders as the New Frontier, 1966

    1966?

    • Replies: @CCZ
    Good catch!! My mistake, 1996.

    https://books.google.com/books?id=aai963LKFMsC&pg=PA49&lpg=PA49&dq=%22Multiracial+identity+in+a+color-conscious+world.%22&source=bl&ots=Qzmzh2lRah&sig=5g-D9Ygg62C5e6SARHOBvzu60q4&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwilyt-d5dTdAhWKNd8KHSMjAhMQ6AEwAnoECAcQAQ#v=onepage&q=%22Multiracial%20identity%20in%20a%20color-conscious%20world.%22&f=false
  29. @Anonymous
    Are you still on the Kavanaugh train, Steve?

    Are you still on the Kavanaugh train, Steve?

    LOL. But Steve is pretty white, and I don’t think that’s a white thing.

    “White privilege” includes that selfish white male attitude that if he’s going to have a girl, he should have her all to himself. That’s honestly just how selfish and entitled we white guys are.

    • Replies: @Rosamond Vincy
    That, my friend, is how most women prefer to be had--by one man and nobody else, no matter what shoes like Sex and the City pretend. We don't want variety, and we don't wish to be shared.
    , @Anonymous
    It's rare, but it does happen:

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5979693/British-tourists-arrested-Ibiza-gang-rape-include-boxing-brothers-trained-Ricky-Hatton.html

    , @Anon
    Mostly have heard that term used for the general sex act in question, in reference to biker gangs who are impeccably white both in race and in organizational model.
  30. @AnotherDad
    Steve, i'd expected you to toss out a post on Bill Gates once again trying to ever-so-gently raise the Afrian overpopulation issue, while staying scrupulously uber-good-white PC.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/22/opinion/sunday/bill-gates-melinda-gates-global-poverty.html

    Note i admit there's not much to say about it, precisely because the need to keeps his good-white credentials spotless pretty much rules out Gates saying anything interesting. In fact, that Gates thinks he has to be so timid is probably the only thing interesting about it.

    In fact, that Gates thinks he has to be so timid is probably the only thing interesting about it.

    Bill hasn’t realized yet he should own a prestigious newspaper or two. And a big TV channel.

  31. K is supposedly on record–at least according to HuffPost(for what it’s worth)–as stating he “will not withdraw his nomination”. If true, this means that either the thought has crossed his own mind or someone has crossed it for him. Not a good sign.

    Stay tuned.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar

    K is supposedly on record–at least according to HuffPost(for what it’s worth)–as stating he “will not withdraw his nomination”.
     
    That would be courtus interruptus, and against the teachings of the Church.
  32. @AnotherDad
    Steve, i'd expected you to toss out a post on Bill Gates once again trying to ever-so-gently raise the Afrian overpopulation issue, while staying scrupulously uber-good-white PC.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/22/opinion/sunday/bill-gates-melinda-gates-global-poverty.html

    Note i admit there's not much to say about it, precisely because the need to keeps his good-white credentials spotless pretty much rules out Gates saying anything interesting. In fact, that Gates thinks he has to be so timid is probably the only thing interesting about it.

    Gates seems like someone genuinely concerned about the quality of life of the average African. His efforts to raise awareness about the problem are likely to fall on deaf ears.

    From a globalist perspective, what does it matter anyway? Africans are just dark-skinned potential Japanese/Americans/Europeans. We have bigger priorities like climate change, containing Russia and making sure a Trumpian candidate never happens again.

  33. @AnotherDad
    Steve, i'd expected you to toss out a post on Bill Gates once again trying to ever-so-gently raise the Afrian overpopulation issue, while staying scrupulously uber-good-white PC.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/22/opinion/sunday/bill-gates-melinda-gates-global-poverty.html

    Note i admit there's not much to say about it, precisely because the need to keeps his good-white credentials spotless pretty much rules out Gates saying anything interesting. In fact, that Gates thinks he has to be so timid is probably the only thing interesting about it.

    Melinda Gates looks more swole than Bezos.

    • Replies: @Alden
    What’s with her arms. She looks like she’s been taking steroids.
    , @The Wild Geese Howard
    As Austin Powers would say-

    "That's a MAN, baby!"
  34. @Jack D
    Because Kavanaugh does not believe in abortion, withdrawal is indeed his only option. Well either that or rhythm, but we all know that white men ain't got no rhythm.

    Because Kavanaugh does not believe in abortion, withdrawal is indeed his only option. Well either that or rhythm, but we all know that white men ain’t got no rhythm.

    Or the time honored … go ahead and knock her up. Really, isn’t that the ultimate point?

    BTW–i should let the real Catholics here speak to this, but if i understand correctly–withdrawal is neither manly, nor approved Catholic birth control. The idea–i believe–is that the act itself should be natural and complete as intended by God. If a husband and wife want to take avantage of natural cycles of fertility (montly cycle, breastfeeding, etc.) all well and good. But they should celebrate their marriage naturally and joyfully as God intended.

    • Replies: @Rosamond Vincy
    Basically, you can do it during her less fertile times (which is mostly when she isn't in the mood, because ovulation naturally increases the urge).

    No condoms, diaphragms, coils, sponges, and substantial penalty for early withdrawal.

    Pill is interesting. You can't use it as birth control, but the Church does not forbid its use for medical purposes: after scoping for endometriosis or for fibroids, polycystic ovarian syndrome, etc. I've known several Catholic women with health conditions who WANTED to have children, and were only on the pill temporarily, to regulate their systems so they and their husbands could try again. I have no idea whether sex was permitted by the Church during that time, however.
    , @International Jew

    BTW–i should let the real Catholics here speak to this
     
    Also not a real Catholic...but I'll chime in and say that withdrawal is especially bad with my people:

    ...and it came to pass, when he went in unto his brother's wife, that he spilled it on the ground...And the thing which he did displeased the Lord: wherefore he slew him also.
     
    Genesis 38:9,10
  35. @iffen
    I am not on top of everything but it is possible that there may be some issues with Kavanaugh. I look for him to withdraw.

    I’m not on top of everything but it is possible that there may or may not be something that iffen did thirty-five years ago, so I am looking forward to him deleting his account.
    It’s the only way to be sure.

    • Agree: Jus' Sayin'...
    • Replies: @iffen
    Actually, iffen did some questionable shit 50 years ago, nothing more than is accused here, but I am not up for the Supreme Court
  36. I have been working on other things…

    Do yourself a favor and hire somebody. Mexicans in your neighborhood need work.

  37. The New Yorker article is not your usual journalistic investigation and accounting of events. Rather, it refers a dozen times to Ramirez’ “story.” The “story” has a single source, who herself conceded uncertainty, and was unconfirmed or rejected by all other informants. Anybody here ever worked as a journalist? Would your editor have printed it? Or would they have reacted like editor Perry White of the Daily Planet?

  38. I don’t really care whether Kavanaugh is a rapist or even an abortionist, but too many of these Supreme Court justices rule way too favorably towards Big Business. I would like to see a less partisan, more balanced Supreme Court in which the justices are not so predictable. As it stands, without any specialist legal knowledge, I can fairly accurately predict how the Supreme Court will rule on most issues of public interest.

    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
    I'd like to see them go back to wearing powdered wigs.

    Things are so ridiculous now, that makes as much sense as anything else.
    , @AnotherDad

    I would like to see a less partisan, more balanced Supreme Court in which the justices are not so predictable.
     
    The justices' opinions should be predictable. They should rule according to the Constitution, or--assuming constitutionality--the relevant portion of US law. The result from the justices shouldn't be any different than you would get feeding the Constitution and the federal code into an AI program.


    The law should be predictable. That's sort of the idea of a place with "rule of law". You can figure out before hand whether this or that is legal, and it doesn't depend on whether the justice likes you, knows the other's guy's uncle or feels things "ought to be" a particular way.

    If you want unpredictability go to the racetrack. If you don't like the law, run for legislative office.
  39. @J.Ross
    I'm not on top of everything but it is possible that there may or may not be something that iffen did thirty-five years ago, so I am looking forward to him deleting his account.
    It's the only way to be sure.

    Actually, iffen did some questionable shit 50 years ago, nothing more than is accused here, but I am not up for the Supreme Court

    • Replies: @J.Ross
    Why are accusations of this type germane to one's fitness as a judge? Bear in mind that post Roy Moore, every Republican down to dog catcher level will be accused of this.
  40. @Jonathan Mason
    I don't really care whether Kavanaugh is a rapist or even an abortionist, but too many of these Supreme Court justices rule way too favorably towards Big Business. I would like to see a less partisan, more balanced Supreme Court in which the justices are not so predictable. As it stands, without any specialist legal knowledge, I can fairly accurately predict how the Supreme Court will rule on most issues of public interest.

    I’d like to see them go back to wearing powdered wigs.

    Things are so ridiculous now, that makes as much sense as anything else.

    • Replies: @Rosamond Vincy
    That looks so bizarre when women do it in the UK.
    , @Alden
    And red robes with big puffy sleeves and ermine trim. They could parade into the court led by The First Lord of The Shysters carrying a 6 ft Golden staff.
  41. @uman
    Steve,

    In the future, say 20 years or so, do you see Asians (East and South) join the tribe in the elites of America ? So for example, instead of Rosenstein, will we see Singh or Lee in the same position? And if so, how will the gentile Americans (Euro, non-Euro) react to see a new group(s) running things along with our tribal brethen. The diversophere will be very interesting....

    Although the races/ethnicities and their relative proportions are not what we can expect to see across the mainland USA in the next twenty years, Hawaii provides a model of how a racially and ethnically fragmented society will play out under American political ground rules. Acquaintances have told me that the different racial groups pretty much divide up the pie according to relative political and economic power. Besides that there are traditional government sinecures for different races. The divisions are solid enough that one acquaintance rattled off a few sentences, describing which races and ethnicities dominated and controlled which government and private/economic sectors.

    Although segregation was far from absolute, persons tended to look for work where their race predominated. The people I know with a lot of experience in Hawaii are adamant that the state is not the paradise of goodwill suggested by the propaganda. A Haole walking in the wrong Kanaka section will often feel as uncomfortable as a White walking in an urban underclass neighborhood on the mainland. Racial friction often breaks out into confrontations and violence.

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    Hawaii was supposed to be a superstar state by now, but instead it has largely faded off the radar. Hawaii is kind of like New Mexico, another underachieving state with an old tradition of Diversity.
  42. @BobX
    They are characters in a Shakespeare tragedy, right? Rosenstein puts on a dress and says that Kavanaugh raped him while the were in Rome.

    No, evil Claudius has them spying on Hamlet, the rightful heir to the throne

  43. @AnotherDad

    Are you still on the Kavanaugh train, Steve?
     
    LOL. But Steve is pretty white, and I don't think that's a white thing.

    "White privilege" includes that selfish white male attitude that if he's going to have a girl, he should have her all to himself. That's honestly just how selfish and entitled we white guys are.

    That, my friend, is how most women prefer to be had–by one man and nobody else, no matter what shoes like Sex and the City pretend. We don’t want variety, and we don’t wish to be shared.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar

    ... and we don’t wish to be shared.
     
    However, if you live in a palace...
    , @Jim Don Bob

    That, my friend, is how most women prefer to be had–by one man and nobody else, no matter what shoes like Sex and the City pretend. We don’t want variety, and we don’t wish to be shared.
     
    no matter what hoes like Sex and the City pretend.

    FIFY
    , @Desiderius
    Well, one at a time, at least.
  44. @Jus' Sayin'...
    Although the races/ethnicities and their relative proportions are not what we can expect to see across the mainland USA in the next twenty years, Hawaii provides a model of how a racially and ethnically fragmented society will play out under American political ground rules. Acquaintances have told me that the different racial groups pretty much divide up the pie according to relative political and economic power. Besides that there are traditional government sinecures for different races. The divisions are solid enough that one acquaintance rattled off a few sentences, describing which races and ethnicities dominated and controlled which government and private/economic sectors.

    Although segregation was far from absolute, persons tended to look for work where their race predominated. The people I know with a lot of experience in Hawaii are adamant that the state is not the paradise of goodwill suggested by the propaganda. A Haole walking in the wrong Kanaka section will often feel as uncomfortable as a White walking in an urban underclass neighborhood on the mainland. Racial friction often breaks out into confrontations and violence.

    Hawaii was supposed to be a superstar state by now, but instead it has largely faded off the radar. Hawaii is kind of like New Mexico, another underachieving state with an old tradition of Diversity.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar

    Hawaii was supposed to be a superstar state by now...
     
    Smart races need cold. Period.

    That's true on either side of the Pacific.
    , @Richard of Melbourne
    "... another underachieving state with an old tradition of Diversity."

    Surely you mean "another underachieving state despite an old tradition of Diversity"?
    , @J.Ross
    Hawaii has a proportionately huge naval and intelligence establishment because it's both a full-blown state (enabling a level of security and activity not possible for other situations) and so far out West; could the buzz have been to obscure the building up of those activities amid general dvelopment?
    Michigan's development was a function of abundant pine forests, mines, and waterways. Car engines were built here because they were already building wood stoves here, and a wood stove is roughly comparable to an engine block.
    What did Hawaii have? Fish?
  45. @Anonymous
    I, for one, welcome our new kakistocracy overlords.

    Someone needs to write a survival guide for the coming re-education camps.

    Someone needs to write a survival guide for the coming re-education camps.

    Eh, it’ll be the same skills we’re all picking up now in college and at work.

  46. @AnotherDad
    Steve, i'd expected you to toss out a post on Bill Gates once again trying to ever-so-gently raise the Afrian overpopulation issue, while staying scrupulously uber-good-white PC.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/22/opinion/sunday/bill-gates-melinda-gates-global-poverty.html

    Note i admit there's not much to say about it, precisely because the need to keeps his good-white credentials spotless pretty much rules out Gates saying anything interesting. In fact, that Gates thinks he has to be so timid is probably the only thing interesting about it.

    Interestingly, Jeremy Grantham, a well-known investor, occasionally mentions the frightening growth in Africa’s population. Of course, Grantham brings it up in the context of his belief in man-made global warming and related problems.

    Naturally, being the cuck that he is, Grantham’s solution to both billions of Africans and man-made global warming: White people should have one less kid per couple.

    This is the retarded world that we live in. A world where very smart people who work with statistics all day say incredibly stupid things.

    https://www.gmo.com/docs/default-source/research-and-commentary/strategies/asset-allocation/the-race-of-our-lives-revisited.pdf?sfvrsn=4

    • Replies: @YetAnotherAnon
    "Grantham’s solution to both billions of Africans and man-made global warming: White people should have one less kid per couple."

    A lady wrote to the Guardian's agony aunt last week lamenting that she and her late-30s friends were single, childless and desperate. Large numbers of commenting Guardianistas advised her to embrace being "childfree" because of "world" population.

    https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/sep/16/my-friends-and-i-are-single-childless-and-running-out-of-time-mariella-frostrup
    , @slumber_j
    I'm a trustee of a trust that has some money invested with GMO, so I attend their annual investors' conference in NYC. Grantham did harp on the African population issue pretty emphatically this year--and it was pretty jarring, in a good way. I don't remember the part about our having to pick up the slack by going sorta extinct, but that sounds right.

    Interestingly he's become less of a catastrophist about the global warming question, because the steady price decline for alternative energy will cut carbon emissions automatically. Which is what I've thought all along, but whatever.

    Anyway, as you also indicate he's certainly a very smart person.

  47. @AnotherDad

    Because Kavanaugh does not believe in abortion, withdrawal is indeed his only option. Well either that or rhythm, but we all know that white men ain’t got no rhythm.
     
    Or the time honored ... go ahead and knock her up. Really, isn't that the ultimate point?


    BTW--i should let the real Catholics here speak to this, but if i understand correctly--withdrawal is neither manly, nor approved Catholic birth control. The idea--i believe--is that the act itself should be natural and complete as intended by God. If a husband and wife want to take avantage of natural cycles of fertility (montly cycle, breastfeeding, etc.) all well and good. But they should celebrate their marriage naturally and joyfully as God intended.

    Basically, you can do it during her less fertile times (which is mostly when she isn’t in the mood, because ovulation naturally increases the urge).

    No condoms, diaphragms, coils, sponges, and substantial penalty for early withdrawal.

    Pill is interesting. You can’t use it as birth control, but the Church does not forbid its use for medical purposes: after scoping for endometriosis or for fibroids, polycystic ovarian syndrome, etc. I’ve known several Catholic women with health conditions who WANTED to have children, and were only on the pill temporarily, to regulate their systems so they and their husbands could try again. I have no idea whether sex was permitted by the Church during that time, however.

    • Replies: @RadicalCenter
    Perhaps I’m misunderstanding. The Catholic Church purports to prohibit even husband and wife from sexual intercourse sometimes?
  48. @Buzz Mohawk
    I'd like to see them go back to wearing powdered wigs.

    Things are so ridiculous now, that makes as much sense as anything else.

    That looks so bizarre when women do it in the UK.

    • Replies: @Jonathan Mason
    It does seem odd, but it is just part of the ceremonial uniform that distances the judge from the public.

    My local judge in Florida used to go to the same gym as I did, so I saw him naked in the shower, (no pubic wig) and then I was foreman of the jury in his court, and got the mortgage on my home from his wife who was a loan officer at the bank.

    I think I like the flummery. It makes the judge more impressive and otherworldly.

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3528342/Prince-Harry-enjoys-curry-meets-soldiers-veterans-Lord-Mayor-s-lunch-event.html

  49. The hot conservative take is “ok now hold the vote already” but it seems obvious that they do not have the votes right now.

    • Replies: @Jack D
    It's not getting any better. It's 100% clear that the drumbeat of personal attacks will continue until K is either confirmed or rejected. Either confirm him or move on to some cuckservative Souter clone who is confirmable and can become "the swing vote" - maybe Flake himself?
    , @Mr. Anon

    The hot conservative take is “ok now hold the vote already” but it seems obvious that they do not have the votes right now.
     
    The Republican Party and GOP Senate Campaign could tell Susan Collins that she had better vote for confirmation, or they will solicit and support a primary challenger against her. They could play that game, if they wanted to. If she's afraid she might lose her next election if she votes to confirm Kavanaugh, make it clear to her that she will almost certainly lose it if she votes against him.
  50. @Ibound1
    You say we are governed by actresses? I see that Democratic Congressional representatives want to question Kavanaugh on his high school drinking. And the news is reporting an allegation of gang rapes by Kavanaugh by some porn lawyer. And Senators asking an accuser to testify are silencing her.

    We are increasingly governed by the insane. We live under an insanitocracy or lunatocracy whatever Greek word is appropriate.

    We are increasingly governed by the insane. We live under an insanitocracy or lunatocracy whatever Greek word is appropriate.

    …ummm… the appropriate Greek word for that is “democracy.”

    • Replies: @Alden
    It wasn’t what we call a democracy. Only male free natural born citizens could vote and participate in politics. There was some kind of property ownership tax payer requirement too.

    In return. they had to take turns doing government work for no pay and at their own expense for a year at a time
  51. The doucheba- er, Democrats have fired another missile, Lopez or Vasquez or some other name ending in a “z,” but it’s already disintegrating before it can even reach escape velocity.

    Of course, it won’t take much for cucks to cuck if they’re looking for a reason to cuck.

    • Replies: @Desiderius
    “ if they’re looking for a reason to cuck.”

    And that’s the bottom line. Kav’s unpopular because he’s the 40-year-old virgin and he’s the 40-year-old virgin because he’s been sucking up to women his whole life and women despise men who suck up to women and will come up with ridiculously random rationalizations to justify it.
  52. @Barnard
    If he had any sense, Kennedy might think that he should have spent more of his term on the court working to diminish the outsized role the court system has grown into as part of our Constitutional Republic and less positioning himself as the "swing vote" who was the ultimate arbiter of what passes Constitutional muster. If the Supreme Court justices like Kennedy didn't spend so much of terms inventing Constitutional rights and liberties, no one would consider the stakes high enough to bother with any of this.

    If he had any sense, Kennedy might think that he should have spent more of his term on the court working to diminish the outsized role the court system has grown into as part of our Constitutional Republic

    You’re talking about a man who overturned 20,000 years of marriage in one extended Hallmark card.

  53. @AnotherDad

    Because Kavanaugh does not believe in abortion, withdrawal is indeed his only option. Well either that or rhythm, but we all know that white men ain’t got no rhythm.
     
    Or the time honored ... go ahead and knock her up. Really, isn't that the ultimate point?


    BTW--i should let the real Catholics here speak to this, but if i understand correctly--withdrawal is neither manly, nor approved Catholic birth control. The idea--i believe--is that the act itself should be natural and complete as intended by God. If a husband and wife want to take avantage of natural cycles of fertility (montly cycle, breastfeeding, etc.) all well and good. But they should celebrate their marriage naturally and joyfully as God intended.

    BTW–i should let the real Catholics here speak to this

    Also not a real Catholic…but I’ll chime in and say that withdrawal is especially bad with my people:

    …and it came to pass, when he went in unto his brother’s wife, that he spilled it on the ground…And the thing which he did displeased the Lord: wherefore he slew him also.

    Genesis 38:9,10

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    The sin of Onan is that he was supposed to "raise up seed to his brother", but by pulling out, his brother's wife (for there was a thing called 'levirate marriage') would be without issue and he and not the brother's wife and child would inherit everything.
  54. @Steve Sailer
    Hawaii was supposed to be a superstar state by now, but instead it has largely faded off the radar. Hawaii is kind of like New Mexico, another underachieving state with an old tradition of Diversity.

    Hawaii was supposed to be a superstar state by now…

    Smart races need cold. Period.

    That’s true on either side of the Pacific.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    Singapore.
  55. Ok, I’m coming out of retirement for this one.

    Trump is making a power play, a final rout of the eGOP NeverTrumpers.

    Kavanaugh is their guy, c’mon, no truer/bluer member of the pre-Trump Republican establishment. Trump gives them their man, and now they can’t get him confirmed. Hapless, impotent, and if they won’t stand up for this guy, who will they stand up for?

    Not you or me, that is for sure.

    Kavanaugh is a dime a dozen mandarin type, albeit an excellent blue ribbon specimen, but ultimately an unremarkable guy. Trump could care one way or the other, his message to NeverTrumpers is you guys are utterly useless, here is your final humiliation.

    It will be interesting to see whether eGOP makes any attempt to save this guy – where are the Bushes, the Romneys, the Cruzes, etc, etc etc.

    Hiding from Ronan Farrow, it seems.

    Very public humiliation of some of the Trump opposition.

    And how much Trump will step in, will he save Kavanaugh or let him sink as a lesson.

    BTW, Lindsay Graham has been changing his tune the past months, is much more aligned with Trump. Does anyone else notice this?

    • Replies: @Svigor
    Alt-right commentators (super-deplorable podcast types) have noted it as well. My wild guess is that SC voters like Trump, and this has gotten through the PrEP and into Lyndsie's brain.
    , @Buzz Mohawk

    BTW, Lindsay Graham has been changing his tune the past months, is much more aligned with Trump. Does anyone else notice this?
     
    John McCain isn't there to whisper sweet nothings into his ear anymore.
    , @Wilkey
    BTW, Lindsay Graham has been changing his tune the past months, is much more aligned with Trump. Does anyone else notice this?

    Maybe Graham doesn't feel the need to impress John McCain anymore?

    A more likely reason is that Lindsay is a lifer in the Senate, and he doesn't want Republicans to lose control of Congress, especially not the Senate. It would reduce his influence and the value of his incumbency to South Carolina voters. Perhaps he should have been thought about that before now.
    , @Anthony Wayne
    Trump didn’t nominate Kavanaugh to pull off a 4-D chess gambit. How could he have anything to do with this circus?

    Dead right about Graham. I’m not exactly proud to say I watched Hannity tonight — needed some red meat Kavanaugh coverage — but Graham was on and shot from the hip about Ford. Much stronger language than Republican pols were allowed last week. I completely agreed with him, but I thought some of it was less than judicious.
    , @nebulafox
    >Ok, I’m coming out of retirement for this one.

    *Sigh*, I really wish I was as successful as you are in keeping promises, you know. I've tried to leave this place multiple times, but end up coming back.

    BTW, I know it means nothing, but I want to state that I really am thankful for your comments here. They were sort of the first spark of realization that I had that my life needs a massive overhaul. I don't know if you'll ever read this, but seriously, thank you. It's sort of embarrassing to publicly post this, but I feel like I won't get the chance if I don't right now, considering how you don't post here anymore. You got one person to at least attempt to take your pieces of advice.

    They were also interesting to read, your comment history: you've had a really cool life. I wish I had half the guts and drive you had when you were my age and younger. Well, the past is unalterable, the future unknowable. So, that just leaves the present to focus on. This time, I'm going to resort to some extreme measures, we'll see how they work. They say heroes are cowards with no options...

    >Trump is making a power play, a final rout of the eGOP NeverTrumpers.

    I've wondered about this myself. I don't think he went into the confirmation intending this, but it wouldn't shock if, with midterms in mind, the idea has coalesced in his head. He has to have realized by this point, at the very minimum, that attempting to appease the GOP Bonzen is a waste of time.

    >And how much Trump will step in, will he save Kavanaugh or let him sink as a lesson.

    My hunch is that he'll opt to try and save him at the eleventh hour, but mainly because midterms are around the corner and any further confirmations down the line will just be rougher.

    Wonder what'll happen if Ginsberg dies in the next couple of years?

    >BTW, Lindsay Graham has been changing his tune the past months, is much more aligned with Trump. Does anyone else notice this?

    Lindsey Graham does whatever it takes for him to keep his Senate seat. He didn't need to be worried about getting Cantored in 2014 because of his deep ties to the military and the heft that gives in South Carolina politics. But the SC debate bloodbath of February 2016 has made pretty clear that he can't just coast anymore on neo-Bushism. He'll be up for election again in 2020, and he's probably realized that Trump is probably a lot more popular in his state than he is.

    (That was, IMO, the defining moment of the election. Couldn't have been how out of touch with reality his party opponents were.)

    , @Carol
    In his book Fear, Woodward wrote that Graham came to Trump very early to "help" and has been swell to him.

    Whether it's any help to the rest of us is something else again.
  56. @Rosamond Vincy
    That, my friend, is how most women prefer to be had--by one man and nobody else, no matter what shoes like Sex and the City pretend. We don't want variety, and we don't wish to be shared.

    … and we don’t wish to be shared.

    However, if you live in a palace…

    • Replies: @Rosamond Vincy
    ?
  57. @Prester John
    K is supposedly on record--at least according to HuffPost(for what it's worth)--as stating he "will not withdraw his nomination". If true, this means that either the thought has crossed his own mind or someone has crossed it for him. Not a good sign.

    Stay tuned.

    K is supposedly on record–at least according to HuffPost(for what it’s worth)–as stating he “will not withdraw his nomination”.

    That would be courtus interruptus, and against the teachings of the Church.

  58. @Reg Cæsar

    ... and we don’t wish to be shared.
     
    However, if you live in a palace...

    ?

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
    ?


    Brigham Young lived in a palace, and his women had no problem sharing it. This is true many times over in the Middle East.

    http://www.moroni10.com/prophets_homes/Brigham_Young_1855-1877_Beehive_House.jpg
  59. @Steve Sailer
    Hawaii was supposed to be a superstar state by now, but instead it has largely faded off the radar. Hawaii is kind of like New Mexico, another underachieving state with an old tradition of Diversity.

    “… another underachieving state with an old tradition of Diversity.”

    Surely you mean “another underachieving state despite an old tradition of Diversity”?

  60. @iffen
    Actually, iffen did some questionable shit 50 years ago, nothing more than is accused here, but I am not up for the Supreme Court

    Why are accusations of this type germane to one’s fitness as a judge? Bear in mind that post Roy Moore, every Republican down to dog catcher level will be accused of this.

    • Replies: @The preferred nomenclature is...
    Yep. It worked so well on Roy Moore and totally backed by all the traitor cuck NRO types that anyone with a brain could see this was the way it was going to be for every R male from here on out.
    , @istevefan
    Too many people did not defend Roy Moore last year because they thought he was some sort of religious kook. I took a deeper look at some of the stories against him and thought it was a setup. As I've pointed out before, the photo in the WaPo of one of his accuser's scrapbook of ticket stubs from 1981 seemed odd given she was 17 or 18 that year and had a 'Child' ticket stub as proof of a romantic date.

    As we should all know by now failure to fight the culture war only leads to more and more defeats. As Steve once wrote, the left having won the culture war is now in the process of shooting the survivors.

    We should've have fought for Roy Moore, but we didn't. Whether you like judge K or not, we have to help fight for this guy. It has to end here. We can no longer afford to let them get away with this crap.

    How do you fight? Well I would suggest most people on this blog possess two qualities, a) they are intelligent, and b) they are above average in wealth. So use your intelligence to influence friends, family and associates. The few people I've enlightened to the topics on this blog, especially on population statistics, had no clue before I pointed this out to them.

    Next, go online and donate to your local GOP candidate running for the House or Senate.

    We can't afford to sit back any longer. At least make those f**ckers work harder to steal our nation.
    , @iffen
    every Republican down to dog catcher level will be accused of this.

    No doubt.

    Everything will be recorded and examined: your comments here, showing off your Superman briefs in kindergarten, looking at or posting pictures of beautiful (or ugly)women, etc. We will be in a situation where you will have to create a cleansed past like the old commies in the USSR had to invent a proletarian past.

    It is not enough to be on the right side of history anymore. You have to prove that you were always on the right side.

  61. Not that this is a cure-all, but it’s time for the Kavanaugh’s of the world, just as regular men folk in their private lives, start inverting the feminist cliche/meme. Now that he has the stage, he should do a Thomas 2.0 and note for example, “I ask you, you women watching this, or who will hear about it later…how many of you have husbands? Brothers, male cousins….sons…how long will you stand by and let good men be defamed, reputations ruined, families and finances destroyed, over false allegations–lies…when will the good women stand up and defend their own brothers, then men in their lives that matter?”

    For decades I have heard feminists and women of every type tell us how much we should care about rape (as if men were going around denying it mattered), pointing out “It could be your sister, your mom! etc”. Ya, we get it, that’s why men hate rapists dummies. Yet, we rarely hear the inverse. Listen, Trump was brutally honest with everyone in 2016, and I sense that the time is ripe for a man, like Kavanaugh to simply say whatever everyone who is not a cuck, or prog or SJW already thinks (meaning, everyone who voted for Trump). WOMEN DO LIE about such things, on campuses, in the workplace, in the media...it’s time to just say it, say it publicly, and unapologetically. Let them make a big deal about it on CNN, who cares. It will be refreshing to hear.

    All cucks and white knights give us about such false claims is, “it hurts women who are real victims of…”…No folks, it hurts the men who are victims of such false allegations (and de facto, their families). Kavanaugh should have the balls to literally take the victim stage, momentarily, and play the Puritan himself, and publicly call out women who falsely accuse men (like him) and the damage it does to men–men that many women watching and listening care about–including their left-of-center sons that attend colleges across the country.

  62. @Steve Sailer
    Hawaii was supposed to be a superstar state by now, but instead it has largely faded off the radar. Hawaii is kind of like New Mexico, another underachieving state with an old tradition of Diversity.

    Hawaii has a proportionately huge naval and intelligence establishment because it’s both a full-blown state (enabling a level of security and activity not possible for other situations) and so far out West; could the buzz have been to obscure the building up of those activities amid general dvelopment?
    Michigan’s development was a function of abundant pine forests, mines, and waterways. Car engines were built here because they were already building wood stoves here, and a wood stove is roughly comparable to an engine block.
    What did Hawaii have? Fish?

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    "What did Hawaii have? Fish?"

    Paradise?

    , @PiltdownMan

    What did Hawaii have? Fish?
     
    Whatever they did or did not have, they now have Elvis. My parents took me to see Blue Hawaii when I was very young, and Hawaii is pretty strongly associated in my mind with Elvis. The minds of plenty of others, too, I bet, even if the association is spurious.


    https://youtu.be/ddJ5Fsf4rys

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jwkXtwjcCA

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hk0tVpi1qkw

  63. @Rosamond Vincy
    ?

    ?

    Brigham Young lived in a palace, and his women had no problem sharing it. This is true many times over in the Middle East.

    • Replies: @Rosamond Vincy
    Aelfric was reluctant to translate the OT, because he didn't want people to think the polygamous patriarchs were to be copied.

    I expect many Mrs. Youngs were happy when someone else had to perform wifely duties, as were many in the harems.

    As for me, I neither wish to share nor be shared. Sounds more distracting than fun.
    , @Anonymous
    Brigham Young was a lot like Saddam Hussein, only smarter and he lived at a better time in history to want to do such a thing. But when the Mighty Empire collapses, there will be another of these guys, or two, or three.
  64. @J.Ross
    Hawaii has a proportionately huge naval and intelligence establishment because it's both a full-blown state (enabling a level of security and activity not possible for other situations) and so far out West; could the buzz have been to obscure the building up of those activities amid general dvelopment?
    Michigan's development was a function of abundant pine forests, mines, and waterways. Car engines were built here because they were already building wood stoves here, and a wood stove is roughly comparable to an engine block.
    What did Hawaii have? Fish?

    “What did Hawaii have? Fish?”

    Paradise?

    • Replies: @J.Ross
    We have different understandings of this word.
  65. @iffen
    I am not on top of everything but it is possible that there may be some issues with Kavanaugh. I look for him to withdraw.

    I am not on top of everything but it is possible that there may be some issues with Kavanaugh. I look for him to withdraw.

    I’m not on the sides or bottom of nothing, but according to what I heard someone once say on TV, Quantum Mechanics says that it is possible, but not likely, that I turn in to Brett Kavanaugh. If this happens, I look for him, that is myself, to withdraw.

  66. @Rosamond Vincy
    That, my friend, is how most women prefer to be had--by one man and nobody else, no matter what shoes like Sex and the City pretend. We don't want variety, and we don't wish to be shared.

    That, my friend, is how most women prefer to be had–by one man and nobody else, no matter what shoes like Sex and the City pretend. We don’t want variety, and we don’t wish to be shared.

    no matter what hoes like Sex and the City pretend.

    FIFY

  67. Ok, I just watched the Kavanaugh tv thing with his wife.

    Actually, only the first few minutes, I couldn’t stand it, it was so painful.

    Kavanaugh is a wimp, mewling and puling about how he only wants a fair hearing, what a kind person he is, etc.

    I’m starting to think he may be toast. Trump definitely watching, thinking, hey, if he can’t handle this pressure, how is he going to do on the court, don’t want to appoint another John Roberts.

    Me, it won’t bother me to see him go down – he doesn’t dare give himself a full-throated defense, why will anyone else.

    Really, lots better candidates, this guy is no Alito, Scalia, or Thomas, not a stalwart.

    • Replies: @Danindc
    Good football player in high school. Basketball captain. He’s not a pussy. Hopefully he’ll come through tougher on Thursdsy
    , @Hidden Cat
    They both looked fatigued and wrung dry.. Heavy make up on both. His face looked puffy. The little I saw he did not do well

    Media, not all but most, esp TV, is glossing over all the red flags with both women. The New Yorker piece on Ramirez is a joke. And I think both Ronan and Jane Mayer know it. No back up, no real witnesses.

    Havent heard any media - only in some print pieces - admit NYT could not corroborate Ramirez and thus did not run with it.

    Local media here, San Francisco, spoke to Roche, his college room mate and a friend to Ramirez, who, admitting he knows nothing of what happened still said BK is fully capable of doing what Ramirez describes

    Oh and BK claimed to have remained a virgin in H S and for "years" afterward....
    , @Desiderius
    He’s President Mueller’s choice.

    Please clap.

    , @Ed
    If he was a wimp he’d have withdrawn last week, you probably would. Everyone is not ready for their close-up, calm-down.
    , @Pat Boyle
    The most likely outcome now looks to be that Kavanaugh is not confirmed and then a few weeks later evidence comes to light that the women made it all up and the psychotherapist was in on it. No one will be punished. Hannity will have a lot more material and Trump will appoint a harder case next time.

    Beyond that, my vision becomes hazy.
  68. Amazingly, the Democrats managed to unite anime avatars and cucks in support of Kav.

  69. @Steve Sailer
    "What did Hawaii have? Fish?"

    Paradise?

    We have different understandings of this word.

    • Replies: @anonymous
    wwebd said -

    J. Ross - Somerset Maugham wrote several stories about how Paradise on one Pacific Island after another, after a sufficient number of years, was not the Paradise it seemed.

    Sure, he was gay, when he could have been a normal guy with a beautiful wife, but he was right --- hot women on tropical islands, if they are not loved the way your wife should be loved, are not the route to Paradise.

    Pretty impressive that he figured that out.

  70. @Reg Cæsar
    ?


    Brigham Young lived in a palace, and his women had no problem sharing it. This is true many times over in the Middle East.

    http://www.moroni10.com/prophets_homes/Brigham_Young_1855-1877_Beehive_House.jpg

    Aelfric was reluctant to translate the OT, because he didn’t want people to think the polygamous patriarchs were to be copied.

    I expect many Mrs. Youngs were happy when someone else had to perform wifely duties, as were many in the harems.

    As for me, I neither wish to share nor be shared. Sounds more distracting than fun.

  71. @J.Ross
    Why are accusations of this type germane to one's fitness as a judge? Bear in mind that post Roy Moore, every Republican down to dog catcher level will be accused of this.

    Yep. It worked so well on Roy Moore and totally backed by all the traitor cuck NRO types that anyone with a brain could see this was the way it was going to be for every R male from here on out.

    • Replies: @Jim Don Bob
    Yep. The Ds defend all of their own from Muslim abuser Ellison to Stolen Valor Blumenthal.

    Hold the vote. Let's get this over with.
  72. @AnotherDad

    Are you still on the Kavanaugh train, Steve?
     
    LOL. But Steve is pretty white, and I don't think that's a white thing.

    "White privilege" includes that selfish white male attitude that if he's going to have a girl, he should have her all to himself. That's honestly just how selfish and entitled we white guys are.
  73. @27 year old
    The hot conservative take is "ok now hold the vote already" but it seems obvious that they do not have the votes right now.

    It’s not getting any better. It’s 100% clear that the drumbeat of personal attacks will continue until K is either confirmed or rejected. Either confirm him or move on to some cuckservative Souter clone who is confirmable and can become “the swing vote” – maybe Flake himself?

    • Replies: @Dave Pinsen
    It would have to be someone on Trump’s list. Could make it Mike Lee if he wanted a Senator.
  74. Possibility: eight-dimensional hnefatafl.
    Trump offers straight-laced centrist Kavanaugh.
    Pink hats be all like NO THIS IS THE WORST CANDIDATE EVER NO NO NO.
    They draw it out forever and Kavanaugh withdraws or is dropped.
    Then Trump recess-appoints some modern day Bork.

  75. TMI

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    https://twitter.com/JRubinBlogger/status/1044351579162378240
  76. @anonguy
    Ok, I'm coming out of retirement for this one.

    Trump is making a power play, a final rout of the eGOP NeverTrumpers.

    Kavanaugh is their guy, c'mon, no truer/bluer member of the pre-Trump Republican establishment. Trump gives them their man, and now they can't get him confirmed. Hapless, impotent, and if they won't stand up for this guy, who will they stand up for?

    Not you or me, that is for sure.

    Kavanaugh is a dime a dozen mandarin type, albeit an excellent blue ribbon specimen, but ultimately an unremarkable guy. Trump could care one way or the other, his message to NeverTrumpers is you guys are utterly useless, here is your final humiliation.

    It will be interesting to see whether eGOP makes any attempt to save this guy - where are the Bushes, the Romneys, the Cruzes, etc, etc etc.

    Hiding from Ronan Farrow, it seems.

    Very public humiliation of some of the Trump opposition.

    And how much Trump will step in, will he save Kavanaugh or let him sink as a lesson.

    BTW, Lindsay Graham has been changing his tune the past months, is much more aligned with Trump. Does anyone else notice this?

    Alt-right commentators (super-deplorable podcast types) have noted it as well. My wild guess is that SC voters like Trump, and this has gotten through the PrEP and into Lyndsie’s brain.


  77. Brett Kavanaugh New Accuser Claims He Put His Penis in Her Face at Yale

    a woman named Deborah Ramirez claims Kavanaugh put his exposed penis in her face at a dorm party

    She says she got drunk during a drinking game, and that at one point a male classmate (not Kavanaugh) pointed a dildo at her.

    Soon after, she says she was on the floor, foggy and slurring her words … when she says she remembers seeing a real penis smack dab in her face. She tells the New Yorker she recalls other students telling her to kiss it. Ramirez says she pushed the person away, touching the penis in the process, and then saw Kavanaugh standing next to her, pulling his pants up and laughing.

    She says she also remembers another student shouting down the hall, “Brett Kavanaugh just put his penis in Debbie’s face.”

    • Replies: @The Wild Geese Howard
    "Dear Penthouse Forum,

    I never thought something so crazy could have happened to someone like me. It all started on a dark and stormy night several years ago..."
  78. istevefan says:
    @J.Ross
    Why are accusations of this type germane to one's fitness as a judge? Bear in mind that post Roy Moore, every Republican down to dog catcher level will be accused of this.

    Too many people did not defend Roy Moore last year because they thought he was some sort of religious kook. I took a deeper look at some of the stories against him and thought it was a setup. As I’ve pointed out before, the photo in the WaPo of one of his accuser’s scrapbook of ticket stubs from 1981 seemed odd given she was 17 or 18 that year and had a ‘Child’ ticket stub as proof of a romantic date.

    As we should all know by now failure to fight the culture war only leads to more and more defeats. As Steve once wrote, the left having won the culture war is now in the process of shooting the survivors.

    We should’ve have fought for Roy Moore, but we didn’t. Whether you like judge K or not, we have to help fight for this guy. It has to end here. We can no longer afford to let them get away with this crap.

    How do you fight? Well I would suggest most people on this blog possess two qualities, a) they are intelligent, and b) they are above average in wealth. So use your intelligence to influence friends, family and associates. The few people I’ve enlightened to the topics on this blog, especially on population statistics, had no clue before I pointed this out to them.

    Next, go online and donate to your local GOP candidate running for the House or Senate.

    We can’t afford to sit back any longer. At least make those f**ckers work harder to steal our nation.

    • Agree: YetAnotherAnon
    • Replies: @27 year old

    We should’ve have fought for Roy Moore, but we didn’t.

     

    Not only that, many on Steve’s comment section joined in and bashed Roy Moore, even

    “Well of course he lost, he was a perverted weirdo”

    No shit, that was a hot take from boomers around here
    , @Dtbb
    Or start a new party that actually stands for something. I kinda liked Pewitt's agenda.
    , @Mr. Anon

    Too many people did not defend Roy Moore last year because they thought he was some sort of religious kook. I took a deeper look at some of the stories against him and thought it was a setup. As I’ve pointed out before, the photo in the WaPo of one of his accuser’s scrapbook of ticket stubs from 1981 seemed odd given she was 17 or 18 that year and had a ‘Child’ ticket stub as proof of a romantic date.
     
    Moore admitted that, as a thirty-something man, he cruised shopping malls looking for dates, and was in the habit of chatting up concession girls whom he must have known were underage. That might not have been so uncommon in 1979. But he wasn't running in 1979 - he was running in 2017. A smarter man might have known that. He screwed himself - he didn't need any help. Also, he was a preening clown who talked a lot about himself. One thing he didn't talk a lot about however was immigration.

    Next, go online and donate to your local GOP candidate running for the House or Senate.
     
    For the most part, GOP house and senate members have done almost exactly nothing about immigration. Their attitude has been "we'll talk about that later". Screw that. Talk about it now. Do something about it now. The GOP are the same stupid, cucky, CoC whores they were in the fall of 2015.
  79. Pop quiz: What was the web site that in no way can be respectably retweeted let alone “condoned”?

    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
    Interesting. It was VDare. Does this make Ingraham a swamp creature, or is she just tiptoeing around immigration the way Bill Gates is tiptoeing around black African population? Would anyone on MSM TeeVee retweet VDare? Would Tucker Carlson?

    Her disavowal is so extreme it's sickening.

    , @El Dato
    I'm guessing unz.com?

    Thanks for the heads up!
     
    No problem, but it's problematic getting the head out again afterwards.
    , @AndrewR
    Can women be cucks? Or even cowardly? She's definitely contemptible.
  80. anonymous[291] • Disclaimer says:
    @J.Ross
    We have different understandings of this word.

    wwebd said –

    J. Ross – Somerset Maugham wrote several stories about how Paradise on one Pacific Island after another, after a sufficient number of years, was not the Paradise it seemed.

    Sure, he was gay, when he could have been a normal guy with a beautiful wife, but he was right — hot women on tropical islands, if they are not loved the way your wife should be loved, are not the route to Paradise.

    Pretty impressive that he figured that out.

    • Replies: @YetAnotherAnon

    "Somerset Maugham wrote several stories about how Paradise on one Pacific Island after another, after a sufficient number of years, was not the Paradise it seemed.

    Sure, he was gay..."
     
    Maugham also wrote on how heterosexual marriage wasn't the paradise it seemed - many of his tales feature adultery and even murder. He was an outsider, sniping at the Brit culture (and their soon-to-be-lost global Empire) he could never truly be a part of. Entertaining writer though - his take on Jewish assimilation into the English upper class (in the days when that was thought desirable) is a neat read as is most of his stuff.
  81. Unsurprisingly the same commentariat that wanted President Trump to quit after Fat Miss America is demanding surrender and all is lost during the first inning.

  82. @istevefan
    Too many people did not defend Roy Moore last year because they thought he was some sort of religious kook. I took a deeper look at some of the stories against him and thought it was a setup. As I've pointed out before, the photo in the WaPo of one of his accuser's scrapbook of ticket stubs from 1981 seemed odd given she was 17 or 18 that year and had a 'Child' ticket stub as proof of a romantic date.

    As we should all know by now failure to fight the culture war only leads to more and more defeats. As Steve once wrote, the left having won the culture war is now in the process of shooting the survivors.

    We should've have fought for Roy Moore, but we didn't. Whether you like judge K or not, we have to help fight for this guy. It has to end here. We can no longer afford to let them get away with this crap.

    How do you fight? Well I would suggest most people on this blog possess two qualities, a) they are intelligent, and b) they are above average in wealth. So use your intelligence to influence friends, family and associates. The few people I've enlightened to the topics on this blog, especially on population statistics, had no clue before I pointed this out to them.

    Next, go online and donate to your local GOP candidate running for the House or Senate.

    We can't afford to sit back any longer. At least make those f**ckers work harder to steal our nation.

    We should’ve have fought for Roy Moore, but we didn’t.

    Not only that, many on Steve’s comment section joined in and bashed Roy Moore, even

    “Well of course he lost, he was a perverted weirdo”

    No shit, that was a hot take from boomers around here

    • Replies: @Jack Hanson
    Yep. Some of us tried saying "its gonna be infinite year books here on out" but Lot/Berty/Boethud/Whiskey (the anti-prophet quartet) said this was a one off that would never work on anyone else

    Well here we are boys.
  83. @anonguy
    Ok, I just watched the Kavanaugh tv thing with his wife.

    Actually, only the first few minutes, I couldn't stand it, it was so painful.

    Kavanaugh is a wimp, mewling and puling about how he only wants a fair hearing, what a kind person he is, etc.

    I'm starting to think he may be toast. Trump definitely watching, thinking, hey, if he can't handle this pressure, how is he going to do on the court, don't want to appoint another John Roberts.

    Me, it won't bother me to see him go down - he doesn't dare give himself a full-throated defense, why will anyone else.

    Really, lots better candidates, this guy is no Alito, Scalia, or Thomas, not a stalwart.

    Good football player in high school. Basketball captain. He’s not a pussy. Hopefully he’ll come through tougher on Thursdsy

    • Replies: @Autochthon
    Being good at a couple of sports in high school hardly dictates a man of mettle thirty years on. Any number are cowards, addicts, perverts, criminals, weaklings, etc. by middle age. Some were some of these things whilst yet athletes in high school.

    Weird reasoning here....
  84. @Stan Adams
    How must Anthony Kennedy feel, watching his handpicked successor struggle to extricate himself from the Democrats’ La Brea tar pit of MeToo bulls**t?

    This whole sorry spectacle is truly appalling. Political discourse has been reduced to the level of ridiculous rape fantasies. It’s twisted, perverted, and sick.

    Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
    ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

    …. and 21st century minds discuss the use and abuse of genitalia. That’s how low we have fallen.

  85. @Rosamond Vincy
    That looks so bizarre when women do it in the UK.

    It does seem odd, but it is just part of the ceremonial uniform that distances the judge from the public.

    My local judge in Florida used to go to the same gym as I did, so I saw him naked in the shower, (no pubic wig) and then I was foreman of the jury in his court, and got the mortgage on my home from his wife who was a loan officer at the bank.

    I think I like the flummery. It makes the judge more impressive and otherworldly.

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3528342/Prince-Harry-enjoys-curry-meets-soldiers-veterans-Lord-Mayor-s-lunch-event.html

  86. @Jack D
    It's not getting any better. It's 100% clear that the drumbeat of personal attacks will continue until K is either confirmed or rejected. Either confirm him or move on to some cuckservative Souter clone who is confirmable and can become "the swing vote" - maybe Flake himself?

    It would have to be someone on Trump’s list. Could make it Mike Lee if he wanted a Senator.

  87. Oh, the “irony”!! Wonder what was discovered in his background investigation??

    BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Former U.S. Attorney and Superior Court Judge Ralph Gants was appointed as Massachusetts’ newest Supreme Court justice [December 2008] by Gov. Deval Patrick.

    “Judge Gants brings a powerful combination of strong intellect and real world understanding. He has been a thoughtful and fair member of the Superior Court,” said Governor Patrick. “And he is deeply committed to securing the rights and liberties of the citizens of the Commonwealth.”

    “He will be an important addition to the (Supreme Judicial Court).”

    Gants, 54, was a federal prosecutor from 1983-1991. He graduated from Harvard Law School in 1980 and is married to Northeastern University School of Law professor Deborah Anne Ramirez.

    https://legalnewsline.com/stories/510520230-gants-chosen-to-join-mass-sc

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    Definitely a different Deborah Ramirez.
    https://www.northeastern.edu/law/faculty/directory/ramirez.html
  88. @J.Ross
    Hawaii has a proportionately huge naval and intelligence establishment because it's both a full-blown state (enabling a level of security and activity not possible for other situations) and so far out West; could the buzz have been to obscure the building up of those activities amid general dvelopment?
    Michigan's development was a function of abundant pine forests, mines, and waterways. Car engines were built here because they were already building wood stoves here, and a wood stove is roughly comparable to an engine block.
    What did Hawaii have? Fish?

    What did Hawaii have? Fish?

    Whatever they did or did not have, they now have Elvis. My parents took me to see Blue Hawaii when I was very young, and Hawaii is pretty strongly associated in my mind with Elvis. The minds of plenty of others, too, I bet, even if the association is spurious.

  89. @The preferred nomenclature is...
    Yep. It worked so well on Roy Moore and totally backed by all the traitor cuck NRO types that anyone with a brain could see this was the way it was going to be for every R male from here on out.

    Yep. The Ds defend all of their own from Muslim abuser Ellison to Stolen Valor Blumenthal.

    Hold the vote. Let’s get this over with.

    • Replies: @Lagertha
    they are all, so creepy and crazy-desperate to come off as all lawyerly, constitutionally, righteous people. Am I the only one celebrating?! Sometimes I even tell the TV to STFU, which scares my dogs, so I stopped that.
  90. @anonguy
    Ok, I'm coming out of retirement for this one.

    Trump is making a power play, a final rout of the eGOP NeverTrumpers.

    Kavanaugh is their guy, c'mon, no truer/bluer member of the pre-Trump Republican establishment. Trump gives them their man, and now they can't get him confirmed. Hapless, impotent, and if they won't stand up for this guy, who will they stand up for?

    Not you or me, that is for sure.

    Kavanaugh is a dime a dozen mandarin type, albeit an excellent blue ribbon specimen, but ultimately an unremarkable guy. Trump could care one way or the other, his message to NeverTrumpers is you guys are utterly useless, here is your final humiliation.

    It will be interesting to see whether eGOP makes any attempt to save this guy - where are the Bushes, the Romneys, the Cruzes, etc, etc etc.

    Hiding from Ronan Farrow, it seems.

    Very public humiliation of some of the Trump opposition.

    And how much Trump will step in, will he save Kavanaugh or let him sink as a lesson.

    BTW, Lindsay Graham has been changing his tune the past months, is much more aligned with Trump. Does anyone else notice this?

    BTW, Lindsay Graham has been changing his tune the past months, is much more aligned with Trump. Does anyone else notice this?

    John McCain isn’t there to whisper sweet nothings into his ear anymore.

    • Replies: @Lagertha
    is it terrible to...
  91. Ok, the latest “accuser”… wtf… I guess the dems think they’re gonna lose so they thought they could salvage something out of this by burning Ronan Farrow who has been taking so many of them down?

  92. @Ibound1
    You say we are governed by actresses? I see that Democratic Congressional representatives want to question Kavanaugh on his high school drinking. And the news is reporting an allegation of gang rapes by Kavanaugh by some porn lawyer. And Senators asking an accuser to testify are silencing her.

    We are increasingly governed by the insane. We live under an insanitocracy or lunatocracy whatever Greek word is appropriate.

    Speaking of rule by actresses: Mia Farrow has demanded the resignation of Clarence Thomas.

    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
    Maybe the boy she had with Frank Sinatra can find another pubic hair on a Coke can.
  93. @anonguy
    Ok, I just watched the Kavanaugh tv thing with his wife.

    Actually, only the first few minutes, I couldn't stand it, it was so painful.

    Kavanaugh is a wimp, mewling and puling about how he only wants a fair hearing, what a kind person he is, etc.

    I'm starting to think he may be toast. Trump definitely watching, thinking, hey, if he can't handle this pressure, how is he going to do on the court, don't want to appoint another John Roberts.

    Me, it won't bother me to see him go down - he doesn't dare give himself a full-throated defense, why will anyone else.

    Really, lots better candidates, this guy is no Alito, Scalia, or Thomas, not a stalwart.

    They both looked fatigued and wrung dry.. Heavy make up on both. His face looked puffy. The little I saw he did not do well

    Media, not all but most, esp TV, is glossing over all the red flags with both women. The New Yorker piece on Ramirez is a joke. And I think both Ronan and Jane Mayer know it. No back up, no real witnesses.

    Havent heard any media – only in some print pieces – admit NYT could not corroborate Ramirez and thus did not run with it.

    Local media here, San Francisco, spoke to Roche, his college room mate and a friend to Ramirez, who, admitting he knows nothing of what happened still said BK is fully capable of doing what Ramirez describes

    Oh and BK claimed to have remained a virgin in H S and for “years” afterward….

  94. @eah
    TMI

    https://twitter.com/thehill/status/1044347252091834368

    • Replies: @Desiderius
    Mobilize the incel army! One of your own in danger!
    , @Autochthon
    How exactly can behaviour be disgusted? Does behaviour even have sentiments like disgust? Man, I need to brush up on what constitutes life and sentience under whatever amazing breakthroughs of biology I have overlooked!

    I bet this woman is always telling people she is nauseous, too – and she is right, but not in the way she reckons....

  95. The last time Democrats tried to #MeToo a Supreme Court nominee they wound up with one of the most reliably conservative Supreme Court justices in history. If Brett Kavanaugh were ever likely to “grow” while on the Court, they just significantly reduced the likelihood of that.

    He will be confirmed. They have to know that. There are several Democratic senators up for re-election in red states who don’t have a choice but to vote for him. And he will remember what leftwing thugs tried to do to him.

    • Replies: @Lagertha
    the realistic scenario.
  96. @anonguy
    Ok, I'm coming out of retirement for this one.

    Trump is making a power play, a final rout of the eGOP NeverTrumpers.

    Kavanaugh is their guy, c'mon, no truer/bluer member of the pre-Trump Republican establishment. Trump gives them their man, and now they can't get him confirmed. Hapless, impotent, and if they won't stand up for this guy, who will they stand up for?

    Not you or me, that is for sure.

    Kavanaugh is a dime a dozen mandarin type, albeit an excellent blue ribbon specimen, but ultimately an unremarkable guy. Trump could care one way or the other, his message to NeverTrumpers is you guys are utterly useless, here is your final humiliation.

    It will be interesting to see whether eGOP makes any attempt to save this guy - where are the Bushes, the Romneys, the Cruzes, etc, etc etc.

    Hiding from Ronan Farrow, it seems.

    Very public humiliation of some of the Trump opposition.

    And how much Trump will step in, will he save Kavanaugh or let him sink as a lesson.

    BTW, Lindsay Graham has been changing his tune the past months, is much more aligned with Trump. Does anyone else notice this?

    BTW, Lindsay Graham has been changing his tune the past months, is much more aligned with Trump. Does anyone else notice this?

    Maybe Graham doesn’t feel the need to impress John McCain anymore?

    A more likely reason is that Lindsay is a lifer in the Senate, and he doesn’t want Republicans to lose control of Congress, especially not the Senate. It would reduce his influence and the value of his incumbency to South Carolina voters. Perhaps he should have been thought about that before now.

    • Replies: @Lagertha
    exactly. He does not have children, so he does think about his tombstone.
  97. @Rosamond Vincy
    Basically, you can do it during her less fertile times (which is mostly when she isn't in the mood, because ovulation naturally increases the urge).

    No condoms, diaphragms, coils, sponges, and substantial penalty for early withdrawal.

    Pill is interesting. You can't use it as birth control, but the Church does not forbid its use for medical purposes: after scoping for endometriosis or for fibroids, polycystic ovarian syndrome, etc. I've known several Catholic women with health conditions who WANTED to have children, and were only on the pill temporarily, to regulate their systems so they and their husbands could try again. I have no idea whether sex was permitted by the Church during that time, however.

    Perhaps I’m misunderstanding. The Catholic Church purports to prohibit even husband and wife from sexual intercourse sometimes?

    • Replies: @Rosamond Vincy
    Sex between a married couple means being open to the possibility of creating life. Taking deliberate steps to prevent life is wrong.

    I suspect that in cases where the wife had complications in pregnancy and will die if she ever gets pregnant again, many couples quietly ignore this.

    , @Rosamond Vincy
    Tbh, I'm not an expert on this. You'd have to talk to a priest.
  98. @CCZ
    Oh, the "irony"!! Wonder what was discovered in his background investigation??

    BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Former U.S. Attorney and Superior Court Judge Ralph Gants was appointed as Massachusetts' newest Supreme Court justice [December 2008] by Gov. Deval Patrick.

    "Judge Gants brings a powerful combination of strong intellect and real world understanding. He has been a thoughtful and fair member of the Superior Court," said Governor Patrick. "And he is deeply committed to securing the rights and liberties of the citizens of the Commonwealth."

    "He will be an important addition to the (Supreme Judicial Court)."

    Gants, 54, was a federal prosecutor from 1983-1991. He graduated from Harvard Law School in 1980 and is married to Northeastern University School of Law professor Deborah Anne Ramirez.

    https://legalnewsline.com/stories/510520230-gants-chosen-to-join-mass-sc

    • Replies: @CCZ
    You are 100% correct. I have magnificently sullied, besmirched, and otherwise tarnished my reputation with this error. I commit to research re-education camp before I speak again.
  99. @anon
    Speaking of rule by actresses: Mia Farrow has demanded the resignation of Clarence Thomas.

    Maybe the boy she had with Frank Sinatra can find another pubic hair on a Coke can.

    • LOL: Hibernian
  100. Anon[418] • Disclaimer says:

    Hey conseratards ,
    You aint seen nothing yet . Brett Kavanaughty has new allegations coming . Can you prove that he didn’t engage in coitus with his own great grandmother. After she was deceased. While he simultaneously fellated a hummingbird and was embuggered by a wolf ?

    Didn’t think so ! Get ready to lose the vote. Sensible people know a hardened sex offender when they see one.

    • LOL: Dan Hayes
  101. @Wilkey
    BTW, Lindsay Graham has been changing his tune the past months, is much more aligned with Trump. Does anyone else notice this?

    Maybe Graham doesn't feel the need to impress John McCain anymore?

    A more likely reason is that Lindsay is a lifer in the Senate, and he doesn't want Republicans to lose control of Congress, especially not the Senate. It would reduce his influence and the value of his incumbency to South Carolina voters. Perhaps he should have been thought about that before now.

    exactly. He does not have children, so he does think about his tombstone.

  102. @Wilkey
    The last time Democrats tried to #MeToo a Supreme Court nominee they wound up with one of the most reliably conservative Supreme Court justices in history. If Brett Kavanaugh were ever likely to "grow" while on the Court, they just significantly reduced the likelihood of that.

    He will be confirmed. They have to know that. There are several Democratic senators up for re-election in red states who don't have a choice but to vote for him. And he will remember what leftwing thugs tried to do to him.

    the realistic scenario.

  103. @Buzz Mohawk

    BTW, Lindsay Graham has been changing his tune the past months, is much more aligned with Trump. Does anyone else notice this?
     
    John McCain isn't there to whisper sweet nothings into his ear anymore.

    is it terrible to…

  104. @CCZ
    Ms. Ramirez is most certainly a Democratic, leftist, full bore social justice, Hispanic identitarian. With several thousand dollars of campaign donations to Democratic candidates and PACs and professional research and publications focusing on race consciousness, Hispanic identity, policing and racial profiling, and jury and criminal justice “reform.”

    Some examples:

    Chapter 4: Multiracial Identity in a Color-Conscious World
    Deborah A. Ramirez In: The Multiracial Experience: Racial Borders as the New Frontier, 1966
    Abstract
    [asserts that] in addition to demographic changes, the increasing phenomenon of multiracial identity confounds the simplistic notion of race underlying our color-conscious remedial system / changed circumstances require a reexamination of our approach to the continuing problems of race, ethnicity, and discrimination / offer a [multicultural empowerment approach] / multicultural empowerment acknowledges the importance of race yet penetrates beyond it to identify and incorporate the realities of political, economic, and social problems that cannot be solved through racial preferences / a new paradigm of multicultural empowerment will benefit all groups in the population, acknowledging that race matters without limiting identity to race alone.
     

    Testimony of Professor Deborah A. Ramirez Before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights. and Civil Liberties. (Revised: 3/28/2012)

    https://www.northeastern.edu/law/pdfs/news/ramirez-testimony-trayvon-martin.pdf [2 Excerpts]

    Thank you Mr. Conyers and assembled speakers: In the wake of the tragic death of Trayvon Martin, I want to focus on what we can learn from this tragedy and what we can do to ensure that more young men do not die as he did. From the anger and outrage, systemic problems can be identified and solutions born. I identify three systemic problems highlighted by his death and by the failure of police to investigate this homicide until forced to do so by public opinion, and propose steps that can be taken to address each of these problems.

    We sadly cannot bring Trayvon Martin back from the dead, but we can take steps to ensure that he did not die in vain. ...if empirical studies can be commissioned by the Department of Justice examining the practical consequences of the Stand Your Ground laws, and if Department of Justice protocols can be established for state and local police departments governing the minimum investigation required in any homicide, then this Congress can justly say that it made an enduring memorial to the legacy of his tragic death and perhaps spared other families the grief of losing their child to a killing supposedly committed in self-defense.
     

    “A Resource Guide on Racial Profiling Data Collection Systems: Promising Practices and Lessons Learned, Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper

    1993 Wis. L. Rev. 761 (1993) “Excluded Voices: The Disenfranchisement of Ethnic Groups from Jury Service”

    Race, Culture, and the New Diversity in the New Millennium
    31 Cumb. L. Rev. 481 (2000-2001)
     
    From the NYer articles:

    "She was at first hesitant to speak publicly, partly because her memories contained gaps because she had been drinking at the time of the alleged incident. In her initial conversations with The New Yorker, she was reluctant to characterize Kavanaugh’s role in the alleged incident with certainty. After six days of carefully assessing her memories and consulting with her attorney, Ramirez said that she felt confident enough of her recollections to say that she remembers Kavanaugh had exposed himself...."

    I’m pretty sure Lee Kwan Yew expressed more insight into multicultural societies with a few pithy quotes than this Ramirez woman has expressed during her entire waste of a life and multi-decade career.

  105. ewww! I hate creepy couples.

  106. @Jim Don Bob
    Yep. The Ds defend all of their own from Muslim abuser Ellison to Stolen Valor Blumenthal.

    Hold the vote. Let's get this over with.

    they are all, so creepy and crazy-desperate to come off as all lawyerly, constitutionally, righteous people. Am I the only one celebrating?! Sometimes I even tell the TV to STFU, which scares my dogs, so I stopped that.

    • Replies: @It's All Ball Bearings
    When you graduate to shooting at your teevee, like Elvis, go get some help.
  107. @istevefan
    Too many people did not defend Roy Moore last year because they thought he was some sort of religious kook. I took a deeper look at some of the stories against him and thought it was a setup. As I've pointed out before, the photo in the WaPo of one of his accuser's scrapbook of ticket stubs from 1981 seemed odd given she was 17 or 18 that year and had a 'Child' ticket stub as proof of a romantic date.

    As we should all know by now failure to fight the culture war only leads to more and more defeats. As Steve once wrote, the left having won the culture war is now in the process of shooting the survivors.

    We should've have fought for Roy Moore, but we didn't. Whether you like judge K or not, we have to help fight for this guy. It has to end here. We can no longer afford to let them get away with this crap.

    How do you fight? Well I would suggest most people on this blog possess two qualities, a) they are intelligent, and b) they are above average in wealth. So use your intelligence to influence friends, family and associates. The few people I've enlightened to the topics on this blog, especially on population statistics, had no clue before I pointed this out to them.

    Next, go online and donate to your local GOP candidate running for the House or Senate.

    We can't afford to sit back any longer. At least make those f**ckers work harder to steal our nation.

    Or start a new party that actually stands for something. I kinda liked Pewitt’s agenda.

    • Replies: @istevefan

    Or start a new party that actually stands for something. I kinda liked Pewitt’s agenda.
     
    I get your sentiment. But we do not have a European style parliamentary system. It is too hard to start a third party here. Our best option is to take over one of the existing parties. For people like us that makes the democrats out of the question. But it puts the GOP in play.

    External forces are going to make the GOP into what we want. The anti-white hatred coming from the democrats is forcing whites to wake up. That is why you are seeing so many pieces recently lamenting the rise of 'identity' politics. The main concern I have is whether the GOP old guard hangs on long enough to prevent us for taking any corrective actions once we have purged them.

    It's like being on a ship headed for a waterfall and being locked out of the bridge. Can we break into the bridge and take corrective action before it's too late? Right now the GOPe is inside the bridge preventing us from taking action. But it is only a matter of time before we break in. The question is will it be too late?

    But taking over the GOP is definitely more doable than starting a third party.
  108. @Barnard
    Jeff Flake has been threatening to vote no unless Ford "voice is heard." If McConnell could count on the 51 GOP senators to all vote yes without going through any more of this circus, the confirmation vote would have already happened. The day he leaves the Senate, Trump should have ICE raid the Flake family ranch in Arizona. The family has admitted hiring illegals in the past.

    She’s never going to show up. How does Flake handle that?

  109. Anonymous [AKA "Iosea Andreas Sartorius"] says: • Website
    @Reg Cæsar

    Hawaii was supposed to be a superstar state by now...
     
    Smart races need cold. Period.

    That's true on either side of the Pacific.

    Singapore.

  110. @Hippopotamusdrome



    Brett Kavanaugh New Accuser Claims He Put His Penis in Her Face at Yale


    a woman named Deborah Ramirez claims Kavanaugh put his exposed penis in her face at a dorm party

    She says she got drunk during a drinking game, and that at one point a male classmate (not Kavanaugh) pointed a dildo at her.

    Soon after, she says she was on the floor, foggy and slurring her words ... when she says she remembers seeing a real penis smack dab in her face. She tells the New Yorker she recalls other students telling her to kiss it. Ramirez says she pushed the person away, touching the penis in the process, and then saw Kavanaugh standing next to her, pulling his pants up and laughing.

    She says she also remembers another student shouting down the hall, "Brett Kavanaugh just put his penis in Debbie’s face."

     

    “Dear Penthouse Forum,

    I never thought something so crazy could have happened to someone like me. It all started on a dark and stormy night several years ago…”

  111. @eah
    Pop quiz: What was the web site that in no way can be respectably retweeted let alone "condoned"?

    https://twitter.com/IngrahamAngle/status/1044331951094722560

    Interesting. It was VDare. Does this make Ingraham a swamp creature, or is she just tiptoeing around immigration the way Bill Gates is tiptoeing around black African population? Would anyone on MSM TeeVee retweet VDare? Would Tucker Carlson?

    Her disavowal is so extreme it’s sickening.

    • Replies: @Anthony Wayne
    She comes across as one attempting a haphazard cover for outing herself as a regular reader. Both encouraging and discouraging.
    , @J.Ross
    Is she aware that Coulter is effectively a V-Dare regular contributor?
  112. “A show trial is a public trial in which the judicial authorities have already determined the guilt of the defendant. The actual trial has as its only goal the presentation of both the accusation and the verdict to the public so they will serve as both an impressive example and a warning to other would-be dissidents or transgressors. Show trials tend to be retributive rather than corrective and they are also conducted for propagandistic purposes. The term was first recorded in the 1930s.“

    The American Left has now brought us a real show trial, right out of the former Soviet Union. There’s no presumption of innocence, so it’s not a real trial. It’s not a therapeutic process for Prof. Ford, because it exposes her apparent confusion and anguish in the most public way possible. It’s not an investigation, because Kavanaugh was named as a potential Justice at least two years ago.

    The beneficiaries are Democratic candidates in the upcoming midterms, who win more attention and support regardless of how the vote turns out. I assume that this is why the Dems orchestrated it this way.

  113. @eah
    Pop quiz: What was the web site that in no way can be respectably retweeted let alone "condoned"?

    https://twitter.com/IngrahamAngle/status/1044331951094722560

    I’m guessing unz.com?

    Thanks for the heads up!

    No problem, but it’s problematic getting the head out again afterwards.

    • LOL: Dtbb
  114. @Buzz Mohawk
    Interesting. It was VDare. Does this make Ingraham a swamp creature, or is she just tiptoeing around immigration the way Bill Gates is tiptoeing around black African population? Would anyone on MSM TeeVee retweet VDare? Would Tucker Carlson?

    Her disavowal is so extreme it's sickening.

    She comes across as one attempting a haphazard cover for outing herself as a regular reader. Both encouraging and discouraging.

  115. @charlie
    I am shocked, shocked, that a young man in 1983 was acting much like Hollywood presented the period: Caddyshack, Revenge of the Nerds, Police Academy and/or St Elmo's Fire.

    Don’t forget “Fast Times at Ridgemont High.” With Phoebe Cates beside a swimming pool wearing a bikini.

  116. @anonguy
    Ok, I'm coming out of retirement for this one.

    Trump is making a power play, a final rout of the eGOP NeverTrumpers.

    Kavanaugh is their guy, c'mon, no truer/bluer member of the pre-Trump Republican establishment. Trump gives them their man, and now they can't get him confirmed. Hapless, impotent, and if they won't stand up for this guy, who will they stand up for?

    Not you or me, that is for sure.

    Kavanaugh is a dime a dozen mandarin type, albeit an excellent blue ribbon specimen, but ultimately an unremarkable guy. Trump could care one way or the other, his message to NeverTrumpers is you guys are utterly useless, here is your final humiliation.

    It will be interesting to see whether eGOP makes any attempt to save this guy - where are the Bushes, the Romneys, the Cruzes, etc, etc etc.

    Hiding from Ronan Farrow, it seems.

    Very public humiliation of some of the Trump opposition.

    And how much Trump will step in, will he save Kavanaugh or let him sink as a lesson.

    BTW, Lindsay Graham has been changing his tune the past months, is much more aligned with Trump. Does anyone else notice this?

    Trump didn’t nominate Kavanaugh to pull off a 4-D chess gambit. How could he have anything to do with this circus?

    Dead right about Graham. I’m not exactly proud to say I watched Hannity tonight — needed some red meat Kavanaugh coverage — but Graham was on and shot from the hip about Ford. Much stronger language than Republican pols were allowed last week. I completely agreed with him, but I thought some of it was less than judicious.

  117. @27 year old

    We should’ve have fought for Roy Moore, but we didn’t.

     

    Not only that, many on Steve’s comment section joined in and bashed Roy Moore, even

    “Well of course he lost, he was a perverted weirdo”

    No shit, that was a hot take from boomers around here

    Yep. Some of us tried saying “its gonna be infinite year books here on out” but Lot/Berty/Boethud/Whiskey (the anti-prophet quartet) said this was a one off that would never work on anyone else

    Well here we are boys.

  118. @Buzz Mohawk
    Interesting. It was VDare. Does this make Ingraham a swamp creature, or is she just tiptoeing around immigration the way Bill Gates is tiptoeing around black African population? Would anyone on MSM TeeVee retweet VDare? Would Tucker Carlson?

    Her disavowal is so extreme it's sickening.

    Is she aware that Coulter is effectively a V-Dare regular contributor?

    • Replies: @Almost Missouri
    And she has published links to VDare pieces.
    , @Romanian
    I thought they just republish her stuff like they do with Pat Buchanan!
  119. @International Jew

    BTW–i should let the real Catholics here speak to this
     
    Also not a real Catholic...but I'll chime in and say that withdrawal is especially bad with my people:

    ...and it came to pass, when he went in unto his brother's wife, that he spilled it on the ground...And the thing which he did displeased the Lord: wherefore he slew him also.
     
    Genesis 38:9,10

    The sin of Onan is that he was supposed to “raise up seed to his brother”, but by pulling out, his brother’s wife (for there was a thing called ‘levirate marriage’) would be without issue and he and not the brother’s wife and child would inherit everything.

    • Replies: @Ian M.
    That's a very novel interpretation and one that I don't think stands up to scrutiny. Levirate marriage had not been codified yet (Levi did not yet exist, after all), although it does seem to have already been a sort of custom in embryonic form. At any rate, the penalty for not fulfilling your Levirate duty was far short of death, yet Onan was killed for his transgression.

    The traditional interpretation - both Christian and Jewish - has always been that Onan's sin was unnatural intercourse, and more specifically, coitus interruptus.

    http://www.rtforum.org/lt/lt67.html
  120. @Reg Cæsar
    ?


    Brigham Young lived in a palace, and his women had no problem sharing it. This is true many times over in the Middle East.

    http://www.moroni10.com/prophets_homes/Brigham_Young_1855-1877_Beehive_House.jpg

    Brigham Young was a lot like Saddam Hussein, only smarter and he lived at a better time in history to want to do such a thing. But when the Mighty Empire collapses, there will be another of these guys, or two, or three.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar

    Brigham Young was a lot like Saddam Hussein...
     
    ...but Saddam was easier on Christians.
  121. @Anonymous
    Definitely a different Deborah Ramirez.
    https://www.northeastern.edu/law/faculty/directory/ramirez.html

    You are 100% correct. I have magnificently sullied, besmirched, and otherwise tarnished my reputation with this error. I commit to research re-education camp before I speak again.

  122. @Rosamond Vincy
    That, my friend, is how most women prefer to be had--by one man and nobody else, no matter what shoes like Sex and the City pretend. We don't want variety, and we don't wish to be shared.

    Well, one at a time, at least.

    • Replies: @Rosamond Vincy
    Nope. Just NO.
  123. @anonguy
    Ok, I just watched the Kavanaugh tv thing with his wife.

    Actually, only the first few minutes, I couldn't stand it, it was so painful.

    Kavanaugh is a wimp, mewling and puling about how he only wants a fair hearing, what a kind person he is, etc.

    I'm starting to think he may be toast. Trump definitely watching, thinking, hey, if he can't handle this pressure, how is he going to do on the court, don't want to appoint another John Roberts.

    Me, it won't bother me to see him go down - he doesn't dare give himself a full-throated defense, why will anyone else.

    Really, lots better candidates, this guy is no Alito, Scalia, or Thomas, not a stalwart.

    He’s President Mueller’s choice.

    Please clap.

  124. @Anonymous
    I, for one, welcome our new kakistocracy overlords.

    Someone needs to write a survival guide for the coming re-education camps.

    I believe it would be something like this:

  125. @Anonymous
    https://twitter.com/JRubinBlogger/status/1044351579162378240

    Mobilize the incel army! One of your own in danger!

  126. @Svigor
    The doucheba- er, Democrats have fired another missile, Lopez or Vasquez or some other name ending in a "z," but it's already disintegrating before it can even reach escape velocity.

    Of course, it won't take much for cucks to cuck if they're looking for a reason to cuck.

    “ if they’re looking for a reason to cuck.”

    And that’s the bottom line. Kav’s unpopular because he’s the 40-year-old virgin and he’s the 40-year-old virgin because he’s been sucking up to women his whole life and women despise men who suck up to women and will come up with ridiculously random rationalizations to justify it.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    Right. I wonder if the dweeby nice guy image they put out there for him with the soup kitchen and girls' coaching stuff just made him look more like the 40 year old virgin in the eyes of all these angry ball busting women:

    https://twitter.com/bronzeagemantis/status/1037368640142757888
  127. @eah
    Pop quiz: What was the web site that in no way can be respectably retweeted let alone "condoned"?

    https://twitter.com/IngrahamAngle/status/1044331951094722560

    Can women be cucks? Or even cowardly? She’s definitely contemptible.

  128. @Ibound1
    You say we are governed by actresses? I see that Democratic Congressional representatives want to question Kavanaugh on his high school drinking. And the news is reporting an allegation of gang rapes by Kavanaugh by some porn lawyer. And Senators asking an accuser to testify are silencing her.

    We are increasingly governed by the insane. We live under an insanitocracy or lunatocracy whatever Greek word is appropriate.

    The porn lawyer claims that while in high school Kavanaugh led a gang that roamed southeastern Maryland kid napping and gang raping girls all the while committing the additional crime of gasp!!! Underage drinking

    Lawyer Aventitti forgets Kavanaugh was in boarding school supervised day and evening and weekends. What with the homework burden and endless activities necessary to get into Yale and living in a supervised boarding school I don’t see how he could’ve led a roving band of pillagers and rapists

    Deborah Martinez who claims that when at Yale Kavanaugh dropped trou and shoved his penis in her face worked for Soros’ Open Society Foundation

    Planned Parenthood hysterically announced that if appointed, Kavanaugh will repeal Roe vs Wade. Those highly educated hysterics don’t known that laws are repealed and court rulings are overturned.

    Last, Amnesty International has ordered the Senate to not confirm Kavanaugh because Kavanaugh was
    “ involved in torture and rendition of 9/11 suspects “.

    The reason for this is that he was a federal employee in 2001 and the federal government did the tortures and renditions. Amnesty wants the FBI to investigate his torturing and renditioning.

    • Replies: @Rosamond Vincy
    Ramirez, not Martinez. She claims she heard dorm-mates laughing, "Brett Kavanaugh shoved his penis in Debbie's face." I highly doubt that a bunch of drunken dorm students would use the word "penis," although the slang term of choice might differ by region.

    As for Kavanaugh, I suspect that like most adolescent males around other adolescent males, he pretended to have far more sexual experience than he actually had. If he didn't lie outright, he maintained mysterious silence in the face of naughty rumors.
  129. @RadicalCenter
    Perhaps I’m misunderstanding. The Catholic Church purports to prohibit even husband and wife from sexual intercourse sometimes?

    Sex between a married couple means being open to the possibility of creating life. Taking deliberate steps to prevent life is wrong.

    I suspect that in cases where the wife had complications in pregnancy and will die if she ever gets pregnant again, many couples quietly ignore this.

    • Replies: @Ian M.

    I suspect that in cases where the wife had complications in pregnancy and will die if she ever gets pregnant again, many couples quietly ignore this.
     
    One thing I don't understand about this: if your wife would really die should she ever get pregnant again, are you really going to rely on birth control just so you can satisfy yourself sexually? How utterly selfish is that?

    It seems obvious to me that if my wife's life is in serious danger just from getting pregnant, then if I actually care about her, you know, not dying, then I'm going to go without sex.

  130. @Desiderius
    Well, one at a time, at least.

    Nope. Just NO.

    • Replies: @Desiderius
    Well good for you then, you were raised right. Don’t be shy about spreading the news.
  131. @uman
    Steve,

    In the future, say 20 years or so, do you see Asians (East and South) join the tribe in the elites of America ? So for example, instead of Rosenstein, will we see Singh or Lee in the same position? And if so, how will the gentile Americans (Euro, non-Euro) react to see a new group(s) running things along with our tribal brethen. The diversophere will be very interesting....

    My congress critter is Ted Lieu as radical and anti White as his backers.
    So much for Asian natural conservatism

  132. @RadicalCenter
    Perhaps I’m misunderstanding. The Catholic Church purports to prohibit even husband and wife from sexual intercourse sometimes?

    Tbh, I’m not an expert on this. You’d have to talk to a priest.

  133. @Rosamond Vincy
    Nope. Just NO.

    Well good for you then, you were raised right. Don’t be shy about spreading the news.

  134. @Altai
    It'll grate on people. They're used to seeing politicians of other races, but people of real power, judges, lawyers etc swanning around? Your manager at work. That'll generate the kind of resentment that makes multi-racial societies impossible.

    James Damore’s lawyers for his google law suit have non European names.

  135. @Barnard
    If he had any sense, Kennedy might think that he should have spent more of his term on the court working to diminish the outsized role the court system has grown into as part of our Constitutional Republic and less positioning himself as the "swing vote" who was the ultimate arbiter of what passes Constitutional muster. If the Supreme Court justices like Kennedy didn't spend so much of terms inventing Constitutional rights and liberties, no one would consider the stakes high enough to bother with any of this.

    Excellent observation. 9 Judges are the supreme rulers of this country. They can make any law they choose and repeal any law they choose. With life long tenure they’re more powerful than the elected president

  136. • Replies: @Desiderius
    If Kavanaugh has stayed in anywhere near this good of shape he’d be already confirmed.

    What’s up with the Gene Simmons tongue though?
    , @Anthony Wayne
    If people were honest with themselves, the average person would have enough experience with physiognomy to tell that these boys are much more likely to attempt to force themselves on a girl than was young Brett.
    , @Rosamond Vincy
    They walked out because they wanted to skip some school.
  137. @Anonym
    Melinda Gates looks more swole than Bezos.

    https://www.aceshowbiz.com/images/wennpic/melinda-gates-glamour-magazine-s-23rd-annual-women-of-the-year-gala-02.jpg

    What’s with her arms. She looks like she’s been taking steroids.

  138. @Buzz Mohawk
    I'd like to see them go back to wearing powdered wigs.

    Things are so ridiculous now, that makes as much sense as anything else.

    And red robes with big puffy sleeves and ermine trim. They could parade into the court led by The First Lord of The Shysters carrying a 6 ft Golden staff.

  139. @Jonathan Mason
    I don't really care whether Kavanaugh is a rapist or even an abortionist, but too many of these Supreme Court justices rule way too favorably towards Big Business. I would like to see a less partisan, more balanced Supreme Court in which the justices are not so predictable. As it stands, without any specialist legal knowledge, I can fairly accurately predict how the Supreme Court will rule on most issues of public interest.

    I would like to see a less partisan, more balanced Supreme Court in which the justices are not so predictable.

    The justices’ opinions should be predictable. They should rule according to the Constitution, or–assuming constitutionality–the relevant portion of US law. The result from the justices shouldn’t be any different than you would get feeding the Constitution and the federal code into an AI program.

    The law should be predictable. That’s sort of the idea of a place with “rule of law”. You can figure out before hand whether this or that is legal, and it doesn’t depend on whether the justice likes you, knows the other’s guy’s uncle or feels things “ought to be” a particular way.

    If you want unpredictability go to the racetrack. If you don’t like the law, run for legislative office.

    • Replies: @Jonathan Mason

    The law should be predictable.
     
    The Constitution is a flawed document written in earlier times when there was still slavery, women could not vote, and so on. Many of its provisions depend on obsolete wording which is as obscure as some of the parables of Jesus which even today no one can be sure of the real meaning.

    It all revolves around interpreting the meaning of ambiguous phrases like freedom of speech, the right to bear arms, establishment of religion, free and fair elections, the right to life, and even the meaning of "person" so there is endless potential for creative thinking to prop up the creaking Constitution in the modern age.
  140. @Dr. X

    We are increasingly governed by the insane. We live under an insanitocracy or lunatocracy whatever Greek word is appropriate.
     
    ...ummm... the appropriate Greek word for that is "democracy."

    It wasn’t what we call a democracy. Only male free natural born citizens could vote and participate in politics. There was some kind of property ownership tax payer requirement too.

    In return. they had to take turns doing government work for no pay and at their own expense for a year at a time

    • Replies: @Ian M.
    That's bad enough already.
  141. @J.Ross
    Is she aware that Coulter is effectively a V-Dare regular contributor?

    And she has published links to VDare pieces.

  142. @anonguy
    Ok, I'm coming out of retirement for this one.

    Trump is making a power play, a final rout of the eGOP NeverTrumpers.

    Kavanaugh is their guy, c'mon, no truer/bluer member of the pre-Trump Republican establishment. Trump gives them their man, and now they can't get him confirmed. Hapless, impotent, and if they won't stand up for this guy, who will they stand up for?

    Not you or me, that is for sure.

    Kavanaugh is a dime a dozen mandarin type, albeit an excellent blue ribbon specimen, but ultimately an unremarkable guy. Trump could care one way or the other, his message to NeverTrumpers is you guys are utterly useless, here is your final humiliation.

    It will be interesting to see whether eGOP makes any attempt to save this guy - where are the Bushes, the Romneys, the Cruzes, etc, etc etc.

    Hiding from Ronan Farrow, it seems.

    Very public humiliation of some of the Trump opposition.

    And how much Trump will step in, will he save Kavanaugh or let him sink as a lesson.

    BTW, Lindsay Graham has been changing his tune the past months, is much more aligned with Trump. Does anyone else notice this?

    >Ok, I’m coming out of retirement for this one.

    *Sigh*, I really wish I was as successful as you are in keeping promises, you know. I’ve tried to leave this place multiple times, but end up coming back.

    BTW, I know it means nothing, but I want to state that I really am thankful for your comments here. They were sort of the first spark of realization that I had that my life needs a massive overhaul. I don’t know if you’ll ever read this, but seriously, thank you. It’s sort of embarrassing to publicly post this, but I feel like I won’t get the chance if I don’t right now, considering how you don’t post here anymore. You got one person to at least attempt to take your pieces of advice.

    They were also interesting to read, your comment history: you’ve had a really cool life. I wish I had half the guts and drive you had when you were my age and younger. Well, the past is unalterable, the future unknowable. So, that just leaves the present to focus on. This time, I’m going to resort to some extreme measures, we’ll see how they work. They say heroes are cowards with no options…

    >Trump is making a power play, a final rout of the eGOP NeverTrumpers.

    I’ve wondered about this myself. I don’t think he went into the confirmation intending this, but it wouldn’t shock if, with midterms in mind, the idea has coalesced in his head. He has to have realized by this point, at the very minimum, that attempting to appease the GOP Bonzen is a waste of time.

    >And how much Trump will step in, will he save Kavanaugh or let him sink as a lesson.

    My hunch is that he’ll opt to try and save him at the eleventh hour, but mainly because midterms are around the corner and any further confirmations down the line will just be rougher.

    Wonder what’ll happen if Ginsberg dies in the next couple of years?

    >BTW, Lindsay Graham has been changing his tune the past months, is much more aligned with Trump. Does anyone else notice this?

    Lindsey Graham does whatever it takes for him to keep his Senate seat. He didn’t need to be worried about getting Cantored in 2014 because of his deep ties to the military and the heft that gives in South Carolina politics. But the SC debate bloodbath of February 2016 has made pretty clear that he can’t just coast anymore on neo-Bushism. He’ll be up for election again in 2020, and he’s probably realized that Trump is probably a lot more popular in his state than he is.

    (That was, IMO, the defining moment of the election. Couldn’t have been how out of touch with reality his party opponents were.)

    • Replies: @Ed
    The WH has polling that the base will abandon the GOP in the midterms if Kavanaugh fails to be confirmed. So it has bolstered their natural instinct to fight.

    Unfortunately the GOP establishment’s orientation is to the media and the Beltway not the base, so several senators are thought to be a no vote at the moment. Flake is almost certainly one and is viewed as unchangable. The others are viewed as being able to be swayed especially by the ferocious backlash of the base in the past 24 hours.
    , @Rosamond Vincy

    Lindsey Graham does whatever it takes for him to keep his Senate seat.
     
    Lindsay Graham is the Vicar of Bray:

    https://youtu.be/viw5JXopin0
    , @anonguy
    Thanks for your kind words.
  143. @Desiderius
    “ if they’re looking for a reason to cuck.”

    And that’s the bottom line. Kav’s unpopular because he’s the 40-year-old virgin and he’s the 40-year-old virgin because he’s been sucking up to women his whole life and women despise men who suck up to women and will come up with ridiculously random rationalizations to justify it.

    Right. I wonder if the dweeby nice guy image they put out there for him with the soup kitchen and girls’ coaching stuff just made him look more like the 40 year old virgin in the eyes of all these angry ball busting women:

  144. @eah
    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dn6otv6U0AAeZnK.jpg

    Western men have suffered a 50% decline in sperm count over four decades

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dn6otv5UcAM8YTU.jpg

    If Kavanaugh has stayed in anywhere near this good of shape he’d be already confirmed.

    What’s up with the Gene Simmons tongue though?

  145. • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    She must be in, say, Elko by now if she's driving to DC.
    , @Jonathan Mason
    Man, I have not given any thought to the poem The Wreck of the Hesperus for many years, but somewhow the picture above brings it all back.

    In the course of my work at one time I reviewed several hundred reports of sexual predator court cases and transcripts. They all contain nitty-gritty details that are NEVER, EVER reported in newspaper accounts for consumption of the general public/

    It is essential to have an experienced sex crimes attorney to help Blasey Ford tell what happened to her, because he/she will be comfortable with the language of sexual allegations, and no one wants to hear geriatric senators asking questions like "Did he try to touch your boobies or your wee-wee place? How did that feel? Can you describe his winkie?

    Blasey needs to quit grandstanding. All she needs to do is tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth about what she believes happened to her when she was a teenager. It will be up to the Senate to decide whether Kavanaugh is elevated to the supreme bench, regardless of whether they believe her or not, and she will have done her civic duty and she can drive back to wacky Cali. Due process will have been served. Motions will have been gone through.

  146. anon[133] • Disclaimer says:

    My first thought, when hearing of the latest accusations against Kavanaugh, was: damn, there goes Ronan Farrow’s credibility.

    And then I thought: wow, maybe this whole thing is a ploy of Harvey Weinstein’s to get back in the public’s good graces! Look, folks: if he can be wrong about Kavanaugh, maybe he was wrong about me, too! (He’d probably want to phrase that last part differently.)

    This is slightly less far-fetched than it sounds, since it was the Democrats who found this Ramirez woman, and Harvey has a lot of old friends among them. Harvey was especially tight with the Clintons, who have a reason to hold a grudge against Kavanaugh for his role in the vast right-wing conspiracy that nearly took out Bill Clinton.

  147. @anonguy
    Ok, I just watched the Kavanaugh tv thing with his wife.

    Actually, only the first few minutes, I couldn't stand it, it was so painful.

    Kavanaugh is a wimp, mewling and puling about how he only wants a fair hearing, what a kind person he is, etc.

    I'm starting to think he may be toast. Trump definitely watching, thinking, hey, if he can't handle this pressure, how is he going to do on the court, don't want to appoint another John Roberts.

    Me, it won't bother me to see him go down - he doesn't dare give himself a full-throated defense, why will anyone else.

    Really, lots better candidates, this guy is no Alito, Scalia, or Thomas, not a stalwart.

    If he was a wimp he’d have withdrawn last week, you probably would. Everyone is not ready for their close-up, calm-down.

    • Replies: @Desiderius
    He’s (sort of) belatedly learning the importance of manliness, loyalty, courage et al just like the rest of the GOPe as they’re hoisted on their people-pleasing, women worshipping, virtue-signaling petard.

    This is their bed they’re lying (dying?) in.
  148. @nebulafox
    >Ok, I’m coming out of retirement for this one.

    *Sigh*, I really wish I was as successful as you are in keeping promises, you know. I've tried to leave this place multiple times, but end up coming back.

    BTW, I know it means nothing, but I want to state that I really am thankful for your comments here. They were sort of the first spark of realization that I had that my life needs a massive overhaul. I don't know if you'll ever read this, but seriously, thank you. It's sort of embarrassing to publicly post this, but I feel like I won't get the chance if I don't right now, considering how you don't post here anymore. You got one person to at least attempt to take your pieces of advice.

    They were also interesting to read, your comment history: you've had a really cool life. I wish I had half the guts and drive you had when you were my age and younger. Well, the past is unalterable, the future unknowable. So, that just leaves the present to focus on. This time, I'm going to resort to some extreme measures, we'll see how they work. They say heroes are cowards with no options...

    >Trump is making a power play, a final rout of the eGOP NeverTrumpers.

    I've wondered about this myself. I don't think he went into the confirmation intending this, but it wouldn't shock if, with midterms in mind, the idea has coalesced in his head. He has to have realized by this point, at the very minimum, that attempting to appease the GOP Bonzen is a waste of time.

    >And how much Trump will step in, will he save Kavanaugh or let him sink as a lesson.

    My hunch is that he'll opt to try and save him at the eleventh hour, but mainly because midterms are around the corner and any further confirmations down the line will just be rougher.

    Wonder what'll happen if Ginsberg dies in the next couple of years?

    >BTW, Lindsay Graham has been changing his tune the past months, is much more aligned with Trump. Does anyone else notice this?

    Lindsey Graham does whatever it takes for him to keep his Senate seat. He didn't need to be worried about getting Cantored in 2014 because of his deep ties to the military and the heft that gives in South Carolina politics. But the SC debate bloodbath of February 2016 has made pretty clear that he can't just coast anymore on neo-Bushism. He'll be up for election again in 2020, and he's probably realized that Trump is probably a lot more popular in his state than he is.

    (That was, IMO, the defining moment of the election. Couldn't have been how out of touch with reality his party opponents were.)

    The WH has polling that the base will abandon the GOP in the midterms if Kavanaugh fails to be confirmed. So it has bolstered their natural instinct to fight.

    Unfortunately the GOP establishment’s orientation is to the media and the Beltway not the base, so several senators are thought to be a no vote at the moment. Flake is almost certainly one and is viewed as unchangable. The others are viewed as being able to be swayed especially by the ferocious backlash of the base in the past 24 hours.

    • Replies: @Jack Hanson
    McConnell gets a lot of crap but from what I've hears behind the scenes is he is full "Cocaine Mitch" behind the scenes, threatening to dump senators who are staying on from being committee chairs or getting RNC money and expulsion from the Senate (with appropriate loss of privileges) for Flake and Corker if they don't get in line.
  149. @iffen
    I am not on top of everything but it is possible that there may be some issues with Kavanaugh. I look for him to withdraw.

    I was disappointed with the nomination of Kavenaugh, but I’m 1000% behind him now. If we allow the Democrats to win with these truly disgusting and dishonest tactics literally no White heterosexual male will ever be safe again. We can all be utterly destroyed at any moment on the slightest whim. This is do or die now.

    • Replies: @iffen
    literally no White heterosexual male will ever be safe again.

    Yes, that seems to be the point.

  150. @Anonym
    Melinda Gates looks more swole than Bezos.

    https://www.aceshowbiz.com/images/wennpic/melinda-gates-glamour-magazine-s-23rd-annual-women-of-the-year-gala-02.jpg

    As Austin Powers would say-

    “That’s a MAN, baby!”

    • Replies: @Rosamond Vincy
    https://youtu.be/DofxovZWoqo
  151. @charlie
    I am shocked, shocked, that a young man in 1983 was acting much like Hollywood presented the period: Caddyshack, Revenge of the Nerds, Police Academy and/or St Elmo's Fire.

    They also gave us “Footloose” during that time. That one seems to be more Kavanaugh’s speed.

  152. @J.Ross
    Why are accusations of this type germane to one's fitness as a judge? Bear in mind that post Roy Moore, every Republican down to dog catcher level will be accused of this.

    every Republican down to dog catcher level will be accused of this.

    No doubt.

    Everything will be recorded and examined: your comments here, showing off your Superman briefs in kindergarten, looking at or posting pictures of beautiful (or ugly)women, etc. We will be in a situation where you will have to create a cleansed past like the old commies in the USSR had to invent a proletarian past.

    It is not enough to be on the right side of history anymore. You have to prove that you were always on the right side.

  153. @Tim Howells
    I was disappointed with the nomination of Kavenaugh, but I'm 1000% behind him now. If we allow the Democrats to win with these truly disgusting and dishonest tactics literally no White heterosexual male will ever be safe again. We can all be utterly destroyed at any moment on the slightest whim. This is do or die now.

    literally no White heterosexual male will ever be safe again.

    Yes, that seems to be the point.

  154. @MEH 0910

    Man, I have not given any thought to the poem The Wreck of the Hesperus for many years, but somewhow the picture above brings it all back.

    In the course of my work at one time I reviewed several hundred reports of sexual predator court cases and transcripts. They all contain nitty-gritty details that are NEVER, EVER reported in newspaper accounts for consumption of the general public/

    It is essential to have an experienced sex crimes attorney to help Blasey Ford tell what happened to her, because he/she will be comfortable with the language of sexual allegations, and no one wants to hear geriatric senators asking questions like “Did he try to touch your boobies or your wee-wee place? How did that feel? Can you describe his winkie?

    Blasey needs to quit grandstanding. All she needs to do is tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth about what she believes happened to her when she was a teenager. It will be up to the Senate to decide whether Kavanaugh is elevated to the supreme bench, regardless of whether they believe her or not, and she will have done her civic duty and she can drive back to wacky Cali. Due process will have been served. Motions will have been gone through.

  155. I think this could backfire on the Dems in a big way. I still think the Pubs gain a couple of Senate seats, and Trump waits until after the midterms if Kavanaugh fails. Then he goes back to the well for one of the runner-ups from the last go-around. Either the pro-life woman or the Indian guy, both of whom are to the right of Kavanaugh and both of whom Trump probably would have preferred anyway. The Indian guy in particular would be interesting to watch, because I bet he’s even more #metoo-able than Kavanaugh. The Indian-American community would learn a valuable lesson about intersectionality.

  156. @Citizen of a Silly Country
    Interestingly, Jeremy Grantham, a well-known investor, occasionally mentions the frightening growth in Africa's population. Of course, Grantham brings it up in the context of his belief in man-made global warming and related problems.

    Naturally, being the cuck that he is, Grantham's solution to both billions of Africans and man-made global warming: White people should have one less kid per couple.

    This is the retarded world that we live in. A world where very smart people who work with statistics all day say incredibly stupid things.

    https://www.gmo.com/docs/default-source/research-and-commentary/strategies/asset-allocation/the-race-of-our-lives-revisited.pdf?sfvrsn=4

    “Grantham’s solution to both billions of Africans and man-made global warming: White people should have one less kid per couple.”

    A lady wrote to the Guardian’s agony aunt last week lamenting that she and her late-30s friends were single, childless and desperate. Large numbers of commenting Guardianistas advised her to embrace being “childfree” because of “world” population.

    https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/sep/16/my-friends-and-i-are-single-childless-and-running-out-of-time-mariella-frostrup

  157. @AnotherDad

    I would like to see a less partisan, more balanced Supreme Court in which the justices are not so predictable.
     
    The justices' opinions should be predictable. They should rule according to the Constitution, or--assuming constitutionality--the relevant portion of US law. The result from the justices shouldn't be any different than you would get feeding the Constitution and the federal code into an AI program.


    The law should be predictable. That's sort of the idea of a place with "rule of law". You can figure out before hand whether this or that is legal, and it doesn't depend on whether the justice likes you, knows the other's guy's uncle or feels things "ought to be" a particular way.

    If you want unpredictability go to the racetrack. If you don't like the law, run for legislative office.

    The law should be predictable.

    The Constitution is a flawed document written in earlier times when there was still slavery, women could not vote, and so on. Many of its provisions depend on obsolete wording which is as obscure as some of the parables of Jesus which even today no one can be sure of the real meaning.

    It all revolves around interpreting the meaning of ambiguous phrases like freedom of speech, the right to bear arms, establishment of religion, free and fair elections, the right to life, and even the meaning of “person” so there is endless potential for creative thinking to prop up the creaking Constitution in the modern age.

    • Replies: @Mr. Anon

    The Constitution is a flawed document written in earlier times when there was still slavery, women could not vote, and so on. Many of its provisions depend on obsolete wording which is as obscure as some of the parables of Jesus which even today no one can be sure of the real meaning.
     
    Whereas - say - the US Patriot Act, the Affordable Healthcare Act, or the Defense Authorization Acts are models of concision and transparency?

    Everything made by Man is flawed. As things go, the Constitution is pretty damned good. It can be read and understood by anybody with a real education.
  158. @anonymous
    wwebd said -

    J. Ross - Somerset Maugham wrote several stories about how Paradise on one Pacific Island after another, after a sufficient number of years, was not the Paradise it seemed.

    Sure, he was gay, when he could have been a normal guy with a beautiful wife, but he was right --- hot women on tropical islands, if they are not loved the way your wife should be loved, are not the route to Paradise.

    Pretty impressive that he figured that out.

    “Somerset Maugham wrote several stories about how Paradise on one Pacific Island after another, after a sufficient number of years, was not the Paradise it seemed.

    Sure, he was gay…”

    Maugham also wrote on how heterosexual marriage wasn’t the paradise it seemed – many of his tales feature adultery and even murder. He was an outsider, sniping at the Brit culture (and their soon-to-be-lost global Empire) he could never truly be a part of. Entertaining writer though – his take on Jewish assimilation into the English upper class (in the days when that was thought desirable) is a neat read as is most of his stuff.

  159. @Anonymous
    I, for one, welcome our new kakistocracy overlords.

    Someone needs to write a survival guide for the coming re-education camps.

    Our country is already one massive re-education camp for white people. The re-education camps of the Vietnamese and Chinese are now passé. Jews discovered that they could accomplish the same thing by massive “targeted marketing” through the MSM, social media, and the other media outlets that they control. It is about replacing one demographic and its power differential with another.

    The project: Consistently show blacks men with mulatto wives and mulatto children as the upcoming nouveau riche living in McMansions. Even better, show black men with beautiful white wives and mulatto children. This is the quickest way possible to “white” the new demographic surreptitiously moving into positions of power.

    Show white people as old and sick … an aging and ailing demographic on the way out. Show white women with children (single mothers?) but never as couples or families. This reinforces the meme that white men have abandoned their women so that black men can rescue them. Show white men as … well, at the extreme, a rural demographic of overweight, bearded rednecks from “Duck Dynasty”. The rest are just overweight, dull, and dumb. Regardless, avoid white men at all costs.

    There is an exception to the depiction of white males. Verile white males are okay if they dress like metrosexuals … that is, homosexuals.

    Systematically deplatforming and silencing conservative white males from social media owned by the Jews is part of this marketing effort. By definition, the conservative political and social views of white males survivalists are “hateful”. Once deplatformed, white males cannot act as a counter to the Jewish-driven re-education effort directed at the white race.

    The measure of the success of this re-education effort (in concert with the public education system) is how many white people, especially white women and girls, have “drunk the Kool-Aid” as they express their hatred for being born white. I guess marrying black males can assuage their consciences. This reinforces the perception that white females are hypergamous in their sexual behaviors; that is, acting on their perception that black males are “in” and white males are “out”.

    The rest is demographic history: whites gradually disappearing from history. At the end of the day Jews, using blacks as marionettes (a.k.a. useful idiots), come closer to achieving their long-sought goal of a global economic and social system under their control.

    • Agree: Anonym
  160. @Citizen of a Silly Country
    Interestingly, Jeremy Grantham, a well-known investor, occasionally mentions the frightening growth in Africa's population. Of course, Grantham brings it up in the context of his belief in man-made global warming and related problems.

    Naturally, being the cuck that he is, Grantham's solution to both billions of Africans and man-made global warming: White people should have one less kid per couple.

    This is the retarded world that we live in. A world where very smart people who work with statistics all day say incredibly stupid things.

    https://www.gmo.com/docs/default-source/research-and-commentary/strategies/asset-allocation/the-race-of-our-lives-revisited.pdf?sfvrsn=4

    I’m a trustee of a trust that has some money invested with GMO, so I attend their annual investors’ conference in NYC. Grantham did harp on the African population issue pretty emphatically this year–and it was pretty jarring, in a good way. I don’t remember the part about our having to pick up the slack by going sorta extinct, but that sounds right.

    Interestingly he’s become less of a catastrophist about the global warming question, because the steady price decline for alternative energy will cut carbon emissions automatically. Which is what I’ve thought all along, but whatever.

    Anyway, as you also indicate he’s certainly a very smart person.

  161. @istevefan
    Too many people did not defend Roy Moore last year because they thought he was some sort of religious kook. I took a deeper look at some of the stories against him and thought it was a setup. As I've pointed out before, the photo in the WaPo of one of his accuser's scrapbook of ticket stubs from 1981 seemed odd given she was 17 or 18 that year and had a 'Child' ticket stub as proof of a romantic date.

    As we should all know by now failure to fight the culture war only leads to more and more defeats. As Steve once wrote, the left having won the culture war is now in the process of shooting the survivors.

    We should've have fought for Roy Moore, but we didn't. Whether you like judge K or not, we have to help fight for this guy. It has to end here. We can no longer afford to let them get away with this crap.

    How do you fight? Well I would suggest most people on this blog possess two qualities, a) they are intelligent, and b) they are above average in wealth. So use your intelligence to influence friends, family and associates. The few people I've enlightened to the topics on this blog, especially on population statistics, had no clue before I pointed this out to them.

    Next, go online and donate to your local GOP candidate running for the House or Senate.

    We can't afford to sit back any longer. At least make those f**ckers work harder to steal our nation.

    Too many people did not defend Roy Moore last year because they thought he was some sort of religious kook. I took a deeper look at some of the stories against him and thought it was a setup. As I’ve pointed out before, the photo in the WaPo of one of his accuser’s scrapbook of ticket stubs from 1981 seemed odd given she was 17 or 18 that year and had a ‘Child’ ticket stub as proof of a romantic date.

    Moore admitted that, as a thirty-something man, he cruised shopping malls looking for dates, and was in the habit of chatting up concession girls whom he must have known were underage. That might not have been so uncommon in 1979. But he wasn’t running in 1979 – he was running in 2017. A smarter man might have known that. He screwed himself – he didn’t need any help. Also, he was a preening clown who talked a lot about himself. One thing he didn’t talk a lot about however was immigration.

    Next, go online and donate to your local GOP candidate running for the House or Senate.

    For the most part, GOP house and senate members have done almost exactly nothing about immigration. Their attitude has been “we’ll talk about that later”. Screw that. Talk about it now. Do something about it now. The GOP are the same stupid, cucky, CoC whores they were in the fall of 2015.

  162. @Jonathan Mason

    The law should be predictable.
     
    The Constitution is a flawed document written in earlier times when there was still slavery, women could not vote, and so on. Many of its provisions depend on obsolete wording which is as obscure as some of the parables of Jesus which even today no one can be sure of the real meaning.

    It all revolves around interpreting the meaning of ambiguous phrases like freedom of speech, the right to bear arms, establishment of religion, free and fair elections, the right to life, and even the meaning of "person" so there is endless potential for creative thinking to prop up the creaking Constitution in the modern age.

    The Constitution is a flawed document written in earlier times when there was still slavery, women could not vote, and so on. Many of its provisions depend on obsolete wording which is as obscure as some of the parables of Jesus which even today no one can be sure of the real meaning.

    Whereas – say – the US Patriot Act, the Affordable Healthcare Act, or the Defense Authorization Acts are models of concision and transparency?

    Everything made by Man is flawed. As things go, the Constitution is pretty damned good. It can be read and understood by anybody with a real education.

  163. istevefan says:
    @Dtbb
    Or start a new party that actually stands for something. I kinda liked Pewitt's agenda.

    Or start a new party that actually stands for something. I kinda liked Pewitt’s agenda.

    I get your sentiment. But we do not have a European style parliamentary system. It is too hard to start a third party here. Our best option is to take over one of the existing parties. For people like us that makes the democrats out of the question. But it puts the GOP in play.

    External forces are going to make the GOP into what we want. The anti-white hatred coming from the democrats is forcing whites to wake up. That is why you are seeing so many pieces recently lamenting the rise of ‘identity’ politics. The main concern I have is whether the GOP old guard hangs on long enough to prevent us for taking any corrective actions once we have purged them.

    It’s like being on a ship headed for a waterfall and being locked out of the bridge. Can we break into the bridge and take corrective action before it’s too late? Right now the GOPe is inside the bridge preventing us from taking action. But it is only a matter of time before we break in. The question is will it be too late?

    But taking over the GOP is definitely more doable than starting a third party.

    • Replies: @Dtbb
    VERY grudgingly agree just based on election results from history but one can still dream!
  164. @27 year old
    The hot conservative take is "ok now hold the vote already" but it seems obvious that they do not have the votes right now.

    The hot conservative take is “ok now hold the vote already” but it seems obvious that they do not have the votes right now.

    The Republican Party and GOP Senate Campaign could tell Susan Collins that she had better vote for confirmation, or they will solicit and support a primary challenger against her. They could play that game, if they wanted to. If she’s afraid she might lose her next election if she votes to confirm Kavanaugh, make it clear to her that she will almost certainly lose it if she votes against him.

  165. @Ed
    If he was a wimp he’d have withdrawn last week, you probably would. Everyone is not ready for their close-up, calm-down.

    He’s (sort of) belatedly learning the importance of manliness, loyalty, courage et al just like the rest of the GOPe as they’re hoisted on their people-pleasing, women worshipping, virtue-signaling petard.

    This is their bed they’re lying (dying?) in.

    • Replies: @anonguy

    He’s (sort of) belatedly learning the importance of manliness, loyalty, courage et al just like the rest of the GOPe
     
    The playing fields of Eton, Georgetown Prep's aren't, it seems.

    Kavanaugh is going down because he is a weak man who is outer directed by the institutions he serves, a careerist at heart, and has never had to fight for himself in life.

    He is a weakling,, only he can save himself and it may be too late now, that 40yo virgin thing, maybe right up there with the Dukakis tank ride.
  166. From The Guardian today:

    Constand, who considered Cosby a friend and mentor at the time of the assault, testified that he gave her three blue pills, which caused her to pass out. She awoke to find Cosby penetrating her with his fingers, touching her breasts, and placing her hand on his genitals.

    Cosby denied wrongdoing, and says his relationship with Constand was consensual and the pills he offered her were simply the over-the-counter cold medication Benadryl.

    The problem with these sex offense trials is that when people are guilty, they NEVER tell the truth, so it always comes down to a matter of credibility.

    Of course Cosby did not produce witnesses from The Cosby Show to testify that he was always a walking pharmacopeia of over-the-counter medications, and although he only played a doctor on TV, he was always ready to give his fellow actors and production staff something for a cold, headache, or indigestion.

    And Benadryl, which is an antihistamine, can be sold to help dry up a runny nose caused by a cold, but is more commonly used for treatment of allergic reactions, and is also commonly marketed as a sleeping pill, because it makes you drowsy.

    And prescribing and administering over-the-counter medications to non-family members without their consent is probably also an offense, though one that is hardly ever prosecuted. For example, school nurses cannot usually given a child Tylenol for a headache without parental consent.

    And why would Constand accept three blue pills (were these 25 mgs or 50 mgs tablets?), which seems a very odd dose, without checking the instructions on the bottle?

    Come on, Dr. Huxtable. As a pediatrician, you should know better.

    So either Blasey Ford is lying, or Kavanaugh is lying when he says he was never there. There is not much middle ground.

    • Replies: @Obsessive Contrarian
    Constand was (is) a lesbian jock who I believe - she was drugged and raped. The show biz girls in the rest of the Cosby parade might be lying.

    CBF had 54 sexual partners before college and was a total party girl. I believe someone nearly raped her, just not Kavanaugh. She's completely messed up psychologically as a result of her early promiscuity and drinking.
    , @Jack D
    Not sure how we got on Cosby, but it's very well known that Benadryl pills are a vivid Pepto-Bismol pink color so a blue pill could not have been Benadryl. Benadryl may make you drowsy but it is not going to render you unconscious.

    Constand consented to take the pills - she was not a minor. The problem with giving pills to kids is that they are not capable of consenting so you need the consent of their guardians. If I offer aspirin or other OTC meds to an adult that's not a crime at all.

    In the case of Cosby (unlike Kav) 60 women came forward to say that he had done similar things to them. It's possible that Constand and some of those women were lying but the odds that all 60 women were lying is pretty low. Cosby is a typical black celebrity predator - there is nothing in Judge Kavanaugh's life to indicate that he is anything but a fine upstanding family man. Cosby has now been convicted as guilty beyond a reasonable doubt by a jury of his peers in a court of law. The evidence against Kav is so weak that no prosecutor would ever even take such a case (unless motivated by political considerations) and no jury would ever convict him. #MeToo would like to conflate predators like Cosby with fine men like Kav and declare all men to be rapists, especially conservative white men seeking high office, but we are supposed to believe in individual guilt, not collective guilt.
    , @Hippopotamusdrome


    So either Blasey Ford is lying, or Kavanaugh is lying when he says he was never there. There is not much middle ground.

     

    No location for "there" has been named yet.

    Kavanaugh can't be lying about never being there because there is no there.

    Ford can't be lying about never being there because there is no there.

    If Ford names a location, a date, and a time in the presence of a notary public, then Kavanaugh can supply an alibi and she can then be prosecuted for perjury and then sued for libel. Then her co-conspirarators too.
  167. @eah
    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dn6otv6U0AAeZnK.jpg

    Western men have suffered a 50% decline in sperm count over four decades

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dn6otv5UcAM8YTU.jpg

    If people were honest with themselves, the average person would have enough experience with physiognomy to tell that these boys are much more likely to attempt to force themselves on a girl than was young Brett.

  168. @Alden
    The porn lawyer claims that while in high school Kavanaugh led a gang that roamed southeastern Maryland kid napping and gang raping girls all the while committing the additional crime of gasp!!! Underage drinking

    Lawyer Aventitti forgets Kavanaugh was in boarding school supervised day and evening and weekends. What with the homework burden and endless activities necessary to get into Yale and living in a supervised boarding school I don’t see how he could’ve led a roving band of pillagers and rapists

    Deborah Martinez who claims that when at Yale Kavanaugh dropped trou and shoved his penis in her face worked for Soros’ Open Society Foundation

    Planned Parenthood hysterically announced that if appointed, Kavanaugh will repeal Roe vs Wade. Those highly educated hysterics don’t known that laws are repealed and court rulings are overturned.

    Last, Amnesty International has ordered the Senate to not confirm Kavanaugh because Kavanaugh was
    “ involved in torture and rendition of 9/11 suspects “.

    The reason for this is that he was a federal employee in 2001 and the federal government did the tortures and renditions. Amnesty wants the FBI to investigate his torturing and renditioning.

    Ramirez, not Martinez. She claims she heard dorm-mates laughing, “Brett Kavanaugh shoved his penis in Debbie’s face.” I highly doubt that a bunch of drunken dorm students would use the word “penis,” although the slang term of choice might differ by region.

    As for Kavanaugh, I suspect that like most adolescent males around other adolescent males, he pretended to have far more sexual experience than he actually had. If he didn’t lie outright, he maintained mysterious silence in the face of naughty rumors.

    • Replies: @Jonathan Mason

    I highly doubt that a bunch of drunken dorm students would use the word “penis,” although the slang term of choice might differ by region.
     
    Indeed. If they had said Brett dipped his dick into Debbie's buccal cavity, that would have been much more alliterative and easier on the ear.
    , @Alden
    Right Ramirez.
  169. @eah
    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dn6otv6U0AAeZnK.jpg

    Western men have suffered a 50% decline in sperm count over four decades

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dn6otv5UcAM8YTU.jpg

    They walked out because they wanted to skip some school.

  170. @nebulafox
    >Ok, I’m coming out of retirement for this one.

    *Sigh*, I really wish I was as successful as you are in keeping promises, you know. I've tried to leave this place multiple times, but end up coming back.

    BTW, I know it means nothing, but I want to state that I really am thankful for your comments here. They were sort of the first spark of realization that I had that my life needs a massive overhaul. I don't know if you'll ever read this, but seriously, thank you. It's sort of embarrassing to publicly post this, but I feel like I won't get the chance if I don't right now, considering how you don't post here anymore. You got one person to at least attempt to take your pieces of advice.

    They were also interesting to read, your comment history: you've had a really cool life. I wish I had half the guts and drive you had when you were my age and younger. Well, the past is unalterable, the future unknowable. So, that just leaves the present to focus on. This time, I'm going to resort to some extreme measures, we'll see how they work. They say heroes are cowards with no options...

    >Trump is making a power play, a final rout of the eGOP NeverTrumpers.

    I've wondered about this myself. I don't think he went into the confirmation intending this, but it wouldn't shock if, with midterms in mind, the idea has coalesced in his head. He has to have realized by this point, at the very minimum, that attempting to appease the GOP Bonzen is a waste of time.

    >And how much Trump will step in, will he save Kavanaugh or let him sink as a lesson.

    My hunch is that he'll opt to try and save him at the eleventh hour, but mainly because midterms are around the corner and any further confirmations down the line will just be rougher.

    Wonder what'll happen if Ginsberg dies in the next couple of years?

    >BTW, Lindsay Graham has been changing his tune the past months, is much more aligned with Trump. Does anyone else notice this?

    Lindsey Graham does whatever it takes for him to keep his Senate seat. He didn't need to be worried about getting Cantored in 2014 because of his deep ties to the military and the heft that gives in South Carolina politics. But the SC debate bloodbath of February 2016 has made pretty clear that he can't just coast anymore on neo-Bushism. He'll be up for election again in 2020, and he's probably realized that Trump is probably a lot more popular in his state than he is.

    (That was, IMO, the defining moment of the election. Couldn't have been how out of touch with reality his party opponents were.)

    Lindsey Graham does whatever it takes for him to keep his Senate seat.

    Lindsay Graham is the Vicar of Bray:

  171. @The Wild Geese Howard
    As Austin Powers would say-

    "That's a MAN, baby!"

  172. @nebulafox
    >Ok, I’m coming out of retirement for this one.

    *Sigh*, I really wish I was as successful as you are in keeping promises, you know. I've tried to leave this place multiple times, but end up coming back.

    BTW, I know it means nothing, but I want to state that I really am thankful for your comments here. They were sort of the first spark of realization that I had that my life needs a massive overhaul. I don't know if you'll ever read this, but seriously, thank you. It's sort of embarrassing to publicly post this, but I feel like I won't get the chance if I don't right now, considering how you don't post here anymore. You got one person to at least attempt to take your pieces of advice.

    They were also interesting to read, your comment history: you've had a really cool life. I wish I had half the guts and drive you had when you were my age and younger. Well, the past is unalterable, the future unknowable. So, that just leaves the present to focus on. This time, I'm going to resort to some extreme measures, we'll see how they work. They say heroes are cowards with no options...

    >Trump is making a power play, a final rout of the eGOP NeverTrumpers.

    I've wondered about this myself. I don't think he went into the confirmation intending this, but it wouldn't shock if, with midterms in mind, the idea has coalesced in his head. He has to have realized by this point, at the very minimum, that attempting to appease the GOP Bonzen is a waste of time.

    >And how much Trump will step in, will he save Kavanaugh or let him sink as a lesson.

    My hunch is that he'll opt to try and save him at the eleventh hour, but mainly because midterms are around the corner and any further confirmations down the line will just be rougher.

    Wonder what'll happen if Ginsberg dies in the next couple of years?

    >BTW, Lindsay Graham has been changing his tune the past months, is much more aligned with Trump. Does anyone else notice this?

    Lindsey Graham does whatever it takes for him to keep his Senate seat. He didn't need to be worried about getting Cantored in 2014 because of his deep ties to the military and the heft that gives in South Carolina politics. But the SC debate bloodbath of February 2016 has made pretty clear that he can't just coast anymore on neo-Bushism. He'll be up for election again in 2020, and he's probably realized that Trump is probably a lot more popular in his state than he is.

    (That was, IMO, the defining moment of the election. Couldn't have been how out of touch with reality his party opponents were.)

    Thanks for your kind words.

  173. Anonymous[303] • Disclaimer says:

    Ok, so Kavanaugh decides claiming he was an incel is a good PR strategy?

    Whatever the substance of the allegations against him, he is in no way reacting to the pressure in anything other than a fearful, timid, and legitimizing way.

    Just not impressive, really, and expect more and more to pile on.

    Even Renate sez, ooh yuck, no, I didn’t kiss him.

  174. @istevefan

    Or start a new party that actually stands for something. I kinda liked Pewitt’s agenda.
     
    I get your sentiment. But we do not have a European style parliamentary system. It is too hard to start a third party here. Our best option is to take over one of the existing parties. For people like us that makes the democrats out of the question. But it puts the GOP in play.

    External forces are going to make the GOP into what we want. The anti-white hatred coming from the democrats is forcing whites to wake up. That is why you are seeing so many pieces recently lamenting the rise of 'identity' politics. The main concern I have is whether the GOP old guard hangs on long enough to prevent us for taking any corrective actions once we have purged them.

    It's like being on a ship headed for a waterfall and being locked out of the bridge. Can we break into the bridge and take corrective action before it's too late? Right now the GOPe is inside the bridge preventing us from taking action. But it is only a matter of time before we break in. The question is will it be too late?

    But taking over the GOP is definitely more doable than starting a third party.

    VERY grudgingly agree just based on election results from history but one can still dream!

  175. @Desiderius
    He’s (sort of) belatedly learning the importance of manliness, loyalty, courage et al just like the rest of the GOPe as they’re hoisted on their people-pleasing, women worshipping, virtue-signaling petard.

    This is their bed they’re lying (dying?) in.

    He’s (sort of) belatedly learning the importance of manliness, loyalty, courage et al just like the rest of the GOPe

    The playing fields of Eton, Georgetown Prep’s aren’t, it seems.

    Kavanaugh is going down because he is a weak man who is outer directed by the institutions he serves, a careerist at heart, and has never had to fight for himself in life.

    He is a weakling,, only he can save himself and it may be too late now, that 40yo virgin thing, maybe right up there with the Dukakis tank ride.

    • Agree: Autochthon
  176. @Anonymous
    The sin of Onan is that he was supposed to "raise up seed to his brother", but by pulling out, his brother's wife (for there was a thing called 'levirate marriage') would be without issue and he and not the brother's wife and child would inherit everything.

    That’s a very novel interpretation and one that I don’t think stands up to scrutiny. Levirate marriage had not been codified yet (Levi did not yet exist, after all), although it does seem to have already been a sort of custom in embryonic form. At any rate, the penalty for not fulfilling your Levirate duty was far short of death, yet Onan was killed for his transgression.

    The traditional interpretation – both Christian and Jewish – has always been that Onan’s sin was unnatural intercourse, and more specifically, coitus interruptus.

    http://www.rtforum.org/lt/lt67.html

  177. Judging from the number of responses to a non-article, I’d say we are desperate for a discussion forum. QED. So, I chime in:

    Intelligent Design comes from Wayne Jett’s site (classicalcapital.com)
    In Wayne’s Sept. 19 entry he says 3 questions ought to be asked of Dr. Ford:

    1. Any personal or family connections with intelligence agencies?
    2. Any professional or patient relations with Stanford colleagues who have done research or service for US intel agencies?
    3. Any participation in psychiatric conditioning or training for intel operatives under MK-ultra control?

    This is clearly a set up. Get the scoundrel in and quiz her to get to the bottom of it.

  178. One thing that strikes me as a bit odd about the Kavanaugh situation is how little dirt we have seen turned up over Blasey, as compared to Anita Hill.

    It’s hardly that I think Blasey has led an exemplary life. My guess is that there are all kinds of things that either are actually bad, or could easily be made to look bad, in her life. The treatment of Kavanaugh himself, who seems quite the choirboy, shows how easy it is to manufacture negative stuff. (Look at how the NY Times managed to attack him over his yearbook.)

    But in the past people on the right have found a way to turn out this dirt when politics called for it, while leaving plenty of distance between them and the “responsible” politicians on their side.

    Is there going to be some big reveal later in the process? If not, why not? What’s different today from some years ago?

    Where’s the “little bit nutty, little bit slutty” angle?

    • Replies: @Carol
    Someone is trying...

    http://www.shadolsonshow.com/2018/09/20/bombshell-blasey-fords-hs-yearbooks-brag-of-drunken-promiscuity-54-sex-partners-before-college/

    , @Jack D
    The Left has succeeded in shifting the Overton Window since 1991 (is it really almost 30 years ago?) - even privately, it is no longer acceptable to "blame the victim" and look into the sexual history of a "rape victim". Also, it is pretty widely accepted that women will HAVE a sexual history. Blasey did not marry until she was 36 - does anyone think she remained a virgin for 36 long years in order to save it for her wedding night? So what could Blasey be accused of that would have any teeth? Unlike Kav, she can't be accused of raping men. The "nutty" angle has been covered to some extent - is afraid of flying, so afraid of Kav that she moved to the opposite coast, etc. The "slutty" angle doesn't really have any power anymore in a nation where Kim Kardashian is a national hero.
  179. @Rosamond Vincy
    Ramirez, not Martinez. She claims she heard dorm-mates laughing, "Brett Kavanaugh shoved his penis in Debbie's face." I highly doubt that a bunch of drunken dorm students would use the word "penis," although the slang term of choice might differ by region.

    As for Kavanaugh, I suspect that like most adolescent males around other adolescent males, he pretended to have far more sexual experience than he actually had. If he didn't lie outright, he maintained mysterious silence in the face of naughty rumors.

    I highly doubt that a bunch of drunken dorm students would use the word “penis,” although the slang term of choice might differ by region.

    Indeed. If they had said Brett dipped his dick into Debbie’s buccal cavity, that would have been much more alliterative and easier on the ear.

  180. @larry lurker
    Always a pleasure to see Linda Sarsour's angelic face.

    If the Palestinians had any brains they’d bring Ahed Tamimi to the US for a speaking tour. She’s not bad.

  181. @anonguy
    Ok, I'm coming out of retirement for this one.

    Trump is making a power play, a final rout of the eGOP NeverTrumpers.

    Kavanaugh is their guy, c'mon, no truer/bluer member of the pre-Trump Republican establishment. Trump gives them their man, and now they can't get him confirmed. Hapless, impotent, and if they won't stand up for this guy, who will they stand up for?

    Not you or me, that is for sure.

    Kavanaugh is a dime a dozen mandarin type, albeit an excellent blue ribbon specimen, but ultimately an unremarkable guy. Trump could care one way or the other, his message to NeverTrumpers is you guys are utterly useless, here is your final humiliation.

    It will be interesting to see whether eGOP makes any attempt to save this guy - where are the Bushes, the Romneys, the Cruzes, etc, etc etc.

    Hiding from Ronan Farrow, it seems.

    Very public humiliation of some of the Trump opposition.

    And how much Trump will step in, will he save Kavanaugh or let him sink as a lesson.

    BTW, Lindsay Graham has been changing his tune the past months, is much more aligned with Trump. Does anyone else notice this?

    In his book Fear, Woodward wrote that Graham came to Trump very early to “help” and has been swell to him.

    Whether it’s any help to the rest of us is something else again.

  182. @Jonathan Mason
    From The Guardian today:

    Constand, who considered Cosby a friend and mentor at the time of the assault, testified that he gave her three blue pills, which caused her to pass out. She awoke to find Cosby penetrating her with his fingers, touching her breasts, and placing her hand on his genitals.

    Cosby denied wrongdoing, and says his relationship with Constand was consensual and the pills he offered her were simply the over-the-counter cold medication Benadryl.

    The problem with these sex offense trials is that when people are guilty, they NEVER tell the truth, so it always comes down to a matter of credibility.

    Of course Cosby did not produce witnesses from The Cosby Show to testify that he was always a walking pharmacopeia of over-the-counter medications, and although he only played a doctor on TV, he was always ready to give his fellow actors and production staff something for a cold, headache, or indigestion.

    And Benadryl, which is an antihistamine, can be sold to help dry up a runny nose caused by a cold, but is more commonly used for treatment of allergic reactions, and is also commonly marketed as a sleeping pill, because it makes you drowsy.

    And prescribing and administering over-the-counter medications to non-family members without their consent is probably also an offense, though one that is hardly ever prosecuted. For example, school nurses cannot usually given a child Tylenol for a headache without parental consent.

    And why would Constand accept three blue pills (were these 25 mgs or 50 mgs tablets?), which seems a very odd dose, without checking the instructions on the bottle?

    Come on, Dr. Huxtable. As a pediatrician, you should know better.

    So either Blasey Ford is lying, or Kavanaugh is lying when he says he was never there. There is not much middle ground.

    Constand was (is) a lesbian jock who I believe – she was drugged and raped. The show biz girls in the rest of the Cosby parade might be lying.

    CBF had 54 sexual partners before college and was a total party girl. I believe someone nearly raped her, just not Kavanaugh. She’s completely messed up psychologically as a result of her early promiscuity and drinking.

  183. You guys should be glad Kavanaugh is going down and get on with it.

    Kavanaugh has been revealed as the dull swamp critter he is. He doesn’t even seem interesting to talk to, which I’m thinking should probably be a necessary part of a Supreme Court Justice’s makeup.

    Kavanaugh seems as uninteresting as, well, I can imagine. Some random middle-aged dude in mom jeans mowing the lawn down the street with a job in some glass box.

    Anyhow it is clear he has no independent survival skills, he’s failing his trial by ordeal here. Maybe he’ll pull something off here, reality politics ya know, but things aren’t looking good for Kavanaugh.

    Oh, and notice that youthful indiscretions is no longer a defense whereas it was for the early boomers for decades. When did that get repealed?

    • Replies: @Desiderius
    When they decided to repeal the sexual revolution without having to admit they were wrong.
    , @Jack D
    Nothing has been revealed about Kav except that which his handlers wanted to be revealed. You (and I) have about as much insight into the "real" BK as we do into the actual lives of Hollywood movie stars or British royalty. If you listen to his interview last night, he has been rehearsed to within an inch of his life - it wouldn't surprise me if they practiced by hooking him up to electrodes and shocking him every time he strayed off the script. He kept repeating the same catch phrases over and over again because he was bound and determined not to give the Leftist media any sound bites that they could play out of context.

    That being said, Kav is no Trump, but his is not up for a Trump-like job. He is well equipped to handle the intellectual rigors of the Supreme Court, where Trump would be lost in 5 minutes. Horses for courses.
  184. @Jonathan Mason
    From The Guardian today:

    Constand, who considered Cosby a friend and mentor at the time of the assault, testified that he gave her three blue pills, which caused her to pass out. She awoke to find Cosby penetrating her with his fingers, touching her breasts, and placing her hand on his genitals.

    Cosby denied wrongdoing, and says his relationship with Constand was consensual and the pills he offered her were simply the over-the-counter cold medication Benadryl.

    The problem with these sex offense trials is that when people are guilty, they NEVER tell the truth, so it always comes down to a matter of credibility.

    Of course Cosby did not produce witnesses from The Cosby Show to testify that he was always a walking pharmacopeia of over-the-counter medications, and although he only played a doctor on TV, he was always ready to give his fellow actors and production staff something for a cold, headache, or indigestion.

    And Benadryl, which is an antihistamine, can be sold to help dry up a runny nose caused by a cold, but is more commonly used for treatment of allergic reactions, and is also commonly marketed as a sleeping pill, because it makes you drowsy.

    And prescribing and administering over-the-counter medications to non-family members without their consent is probably also an offense, though one that is hardly ever prosecuted. For example, school nurses cannot usually given a child Tylenol for a headache without parental consent.

    And why would Constand accept three blue pills (were these 25 mgs or 50 mgs tablets?), which seems a very odd dose, without checking the instructions on the bottle?

    Come on, Dr. Huxtable. As a pediatrician, you should know better.

    So either Blasey Ford is lying, or Kavanaugh is lying when he says he was never there. There is not much middle ground.

    Not sure how we got on Cosby, but it’s very well known that Benadryl pills are a vivid Pepto-Bismol pink color so a blue pill could not have been Benadryl. Benadryl may make you drowsy but it is not going to render you unconscious.

    Constand consented to take the pills – she was not a minor. The problem with giving pills to kids is that they are not capable of consenting so you need the consent of their guardians. If I offer aspirin or other OTC meds to an adult that’s not a crime at all.

    In the case of Cosby (unlike Kav) 60 women came forward to say that he had done similar things to them. It’s possible that Constand and some of those women were lying but the odds that all 60 women were lying is pretty low. Cosby is a typical black celebrity predator – there is nothing in Judge Kavanaugh’s life to indicate that he is anything but a fine upstanding family man. Cosby has now been convicted as guilty beyond a reasonable doubt by a jury of his peers in a court of law. The evidence against Kav is so weak that no prosecutor would ever even take such a case (unless motivated by political considerations) and no jury would ever convict him. #MeToo would like to conflate predators like Cosby with fine men like Kav and declare all men to be rapists, especially conservative white men seeking high office, but we are supposed to believe in individual guilt, not collective guilt.

  185. @candid_observer
    One thing that strikes me as a bit odd about the Kavanaugh situation is how little dirt we have seen turned up over Blasey, as compared to Anita Hill.

    It's hardly that I think Blasey has led an exemplary life. My guess is that there are all kinds of things that either are actually bad, or could easily be made to look bad, in her life. The treatment of Kavanaugh himself, who seems quite the choirboy, shows how easy it is to manufacture negative stuff. (Look at how the NY Times managed to attack him over his yearbook.)

    But in the past people on the right have found a way to turn out this dirt when politics called for it, while leaving plenty of distance between them and the "responsible" politicians on their side.

    Is there going to be some big reveal later in the process? If not, why not? What's different today from some years ago?

    Where's the "little bit nutty, little bit slutty" angle?

  186. @candid_observer
    One thing that strikes me as a bit odd about the Kavanaugh situation is how little dirt we have seen turned up over Blasey, as compared to Anita Hill.

    It's hardly that I think Blasey has led an exemplary life. My guess is that there are all kinds of things that either are actually bad, or could easily be made to look bad, in her life. The treatment of Kavanaugh himself, who seems quite the choirboy, shows how easy it is to manufacture negative stuff. (Look at how the NY Times managed to attack him over his yearbook.)

    But in the past people on the right have found a way to turn out this dirt when politics called for it, while leaving plenty of distance between them and the "responsible" politicians on their side.

    Is there going to be some big reveal later in the process? If not, why not? What's different today from some years ago?

    Where's the "little bit nutty, little bit slutty" angle?

    The Left has succeeded in shifting the Overton Window since 1991 (is it really almost 30 years ago?) – even privately, it is no longer acceptable to “blame the victim” and look into the sexual history of a “rape victim”. Also, it is pretty widely accepted that women will HAVE a sexual history. Blasey did not marry until she was 36 – does anyone think she remained a virgin for 36 long years in order to save it for her wedding night? So what could Blasey be accused of that would have any teeth? Unlike Kav, she can’t be accused of raping men. The “nutty” angle has been covered to some extent – is afraid of flying, so afraid of Kav that she moved to the opposite coast, etc. The “slutty” angle doesn’t really have any power anymore in a nation where Kim Kardashian is a national hero.

    • Replies: @candid_observer
    I agree that the slutty part of the angle is less potent -- though here too it depends on the details. Real wantonness or recklessness would not generally be favorably viewed by most of the public as an indicator of reliability.

    But even the "nutty" angle, so far as it has been pressed, is hardly the product of investigative work. Her refusal to fly, her move to the opposite coast, are both publicly known, and originally brought up by people who were 100% on her side.

    What I haven't seen is any damaging info of any kind uncovered by the other side. Oppo research does this sort of thing all the time.

    Where is the product of the research?

  187. @Jack D
    The Left has succeeded in shifting the Overton Window since 1991 (is it really almost 30 years ago?) - even privately, it is no longer acceptable to "blame the victim" and look into the sexual history of a "rape victim". Also, it is pretty widely accepted that women will HAVE a sexual history. Blasey did not marry until she was 36 - does anyone think she remained a virgin for 36 long years in order to save it for her wedding night? So what could Blasey be accused of that would have any teeth? Unlike Kav, she can't be accused of raping men. The "nutty" angle has been covered to some extent - is afraid of flying, so afraid of Kav that she moved to the opposite coast, etc. The "slutty" angle doesn't really have any power anymore in a nation where Kim Kardashian is a national hero.

    I agree that the slutty part of the angle is less potent — though here too it depends on the details. Real wantonness or recklessness would not generally be favorably viewed by most of the public as an indicator of reliability.

    But even the “nutty” angle, so far as it has been pressed, is hardly the product of investigative work. Her refusal to fly, her move to the opposite coast, are both publicly known, and originally brought up by people who were 100% on her side.

    What I haven’t seen is any damaging info of any kind uncovered by the other side. Oppo research does this sort of thing all the time.

    Where is the product of the research?

    • Replies: @candid_observer
    For example, we know, from her side, that she's had political falling outs with her parents. What does this amount to? Are there others with whom she's had a political falling out? Is there nothing here an investigative journalist could find out more about?
  188. @candid_observer
    I agree that the slutty part of the angle is less potent -- though here too it depends on the details. Real wantonness or recklessness would not generally be favorably viewed by most of the public as an indicator of reliability.

    But even the "nutty" angle, so far as it has been pressed, is hardly the product of investigative work. Her refusal to fly, her move to the opposite coast, are both publicly known, and originally brought up by people who were 100% on her side.

    What I haven't seen is any damaging info of any kind uncovered by the other side. Oppo research does this sort of thing all the time.

    Where is the product of the research?

    For example, we know, from her side, that she’s had political falling outs with her parents. What does this amount to? Are there others with whom she’s had a political falling out? Is there nothing here an investigative journalist could find out more about?

    • Replies: @Anon
    Her entire social media footprint was scrubbed before the allegations were made public. However her high school yearbooks have surfaced which at the very least shows that she was part of a very promiscuous, hard-partying cohort. Why have even people here not been permitted to hear about this?

    http://tennesseestar.com/2018/09/22/researcher-uncovers-christine-blasey-fords-hidden-80s-era-high-school-social-life/

    https://michaelsavage.com/why-christine-blasey-fords-high-school-yearbooks-were-scrubbed/

    Short answer: No one cares. It's down to Feelings versus Reason now.

    Side A: A woman should be believed no matter what
    Side B: Rule of Law, right to face your accuser, due process, EVIDENCE, Magna Carta, Bill of Rights...

    Side A wants to throw more than a millenium of progress in human rights away because Feelings.
  189. This is getting to be like a Zombie apocalypse. How many of these alleged “victims” do they have lined up ready to come forth? Who knew there would be this many women waiting in the wings to come forth with allegations from decades ago.

  190. @Rosamond Vincy
    Sex between a married couple means being open to the possibility of creating life. Taking deliberate steps to prevent life is wrong.

    I suspect that in cases where the wife had complications in pregnancy and will die if she ever gets pregnant again, many couples quietly ignore this.

    I suspect that in cases where the wife had complications in pregnancy and will die if she ever gets pregnant again, many couples quietly ignore this.

    One thing I don’t understand about this: if your wife would really die should she ever get pregnant again, are you really going to rely on birth control just so you can satisfy yourself sexually? How utterly selfish is that?

    It seems obvious to me that if my wife’s life is in serious danger just from getting pregnant, then if I actually care about her, you know, not dying, then I’m going to go without sex.

    • Replies: @Jack D
    Very few if any women die just from getting pregnant assuming the pregnancy is terminated as soon as it is detectable. Usually the deadly complications from pregnancy happen at a much later stage. The danger is not in merely getting pregnant, it is in carrying the baby to term. Of course if you are such a devout Catholic that you would never have an abortion even if the mother's life is endangered, this might lead to your conclusion.
    , @Rosamond Vincy
    I don't know how many wives would agree to that, for fear of the husband turning to someone else. But I suppose in cases that extreme, the women might need surgery anyway.
  191. Not sure how we got on Cosby, but it’s very well known that Benadryl pills are a vivid Pepto-Bismol pink color so a blue pill could not have been Benadryl. Benadryl may make you drowsy but it is not going to render you unconscious.

    If you Google diphenhydramine (which is the generic name for the ingredient in Benadryl), which is actually sold under numerous different brand names, under images, you will see pictures of blue pills as well as the pink capsules and pills. The word Benadryl is often used interchangeably with any brand or generic of diphenhydramine pill, rather like many people call all vacuum cleaners Hoovers. So I would give Cosby the benefit of the doubt on that point.

    But, as you say, Benadryl, even a large dose, would probably not knock you out, unless combined with alcohol, other medications, or extreme tiredness.

    However Cosby was almost certainly lying anyway.

    The point I was making about Cosby is that sexual predators ALWAYS lie, and usually not very well. So it all comes down to he said-she said. Based on what I know about Kavanaugh, I would think that he is not a sexual predator type, which means that Blasey Ford is a likely a lying bitch or a nut. Same for the other chick with the dick exposure allegations.

    I find the persistent claim that Kavanaugh was willing to perform sexually in mixed company very hard to believe.

    Many, many years ago Oui magazine published an interview with Arnold Schwarzenegger (which I actually read in the original form at the time) about how a group of body builders at Gold’s Gym in Venice Beach California gang banged a black gym member who showed up naked in the changing room. Later on he admitted that the story was completely made up and intended to demonstrate that body builders were not sissies. Whatever!

    Anyway, it is very rare for single sex school boys to expose themselves to other boys except in communal showers, for fear of being taken for gay.

  192. Anon[407] • Disclaimer says:
    @candid_observer
    For example, we know, from her side, that she's had political falling outs with her parents. What does this amount to? Are there others with whom she's had a political falling out? Is there nothing here an investigative journalist could find out more about?

    Her entire social media footprint was scrubbed before the allegations were made public. However her high school yearbooks have surfaced which at the very least shows that she was part of a very promiscuous, hard-partying cohort. Why have even people here not been permitted to hear about this?

    http://tennesseestar.com/2018/09/22/researcher-uncovers-christine-blasey-fords-hidden-80s-era-high-school-social-life/

    https://michaelsavage.com/why-christine-blasey-fords-high-school-yearbooks-were-scrubbed/

    Short answer: No one cares. It’s down to Feelings versus Reason now.

    Side A: A woman should be believed no matter what
    Side B: Rule of Law, right to face your accuser, due process, EVIDENCE, Magna Carta, Bill of Rights…

    Side A wants to throw more than a millenium of progress in human rights away because Feelings.

  193. @Alden
    It wasn’t what we call a democracy. Only male free natural born citizens could vote and participate in politics. There was some kind of property ownership tax payer requirement too.

    In return. they had to take turns doing government work for no pay and at their own expense for a year at a time

    That’s bad enough already.

  194. @uman
    Steve,

    In the future, say 20 years or so, do you see Asians (East and South) join the tribe in the elites of America ? So for example, instead of Rosenstein, will we see Singh or Lee in the same position? And if so, how will the gentile Americans (Euro, non-Euro) react to see a new group(s) running things along with our tribal brethen. The diversophere will be very interesting....

    It will be worse because Lee and Singh cannot simply pretend to be white like the Jew Rosenstein. Jews’ strong point is that they blend in with the white gentiles so easily. Not only do gentiles hate being ruled by Lee and Singh, but so will blacks and latins.

    However, I question that Singh will ever replace the Jew. Speaking anecdotally, the first generation Indian immigrants are smart, but there is huge regression in the second generation. I say this from observation in the Greater Toronto Area, the parents are okay but their kids raised in Canada end up like a smarter version of blacks, alot of drug dealers, petty criminals, gang banging, etc.

    Asians do have the potential, since they don’t get dragged down into the black ghetto culture, BUT, every race hates Asians, so who knows how that will go over.

  195. Agree with most of what you said, but I would note that Hoover as a genericized trademark for vacuum cleaner (and verb for the process of vacuuming) is more of a Britishism than American, for some reason, although Hoover was an American brand and the first to market here also. Kleenex for facial tissue would be a better example for Americans, or Band Aid for adhesive bandage (sticking plaster).

  196. I’m not really into guilt by association. The question is not whether there was a promiscuous, hard drinking culture at either Holton Arms or Georgetown Prep (no doubt there was but also no doubt that some of the kids exaggerated their exploits) but whether Kavanaugh and Blasey participated in it (and whether that participation, if any, has any relevance to a seat on the Supreme Court 35 years later). Even in the most hard core ghetto high school in Philadelphia where 1/2 the kids are felons in training, some percentage of the class are church goers who don’t even smoke a joint.

    I don’t know how we got to the point where 35 year old high school yearbooks are pored over word by word by millions as matters of national importance (what is the meaning of the cryptic “Renata Alumnius”?), but I would like to leave that special hell ASAP.

    • Replies: @Alec Leamas (hard at work)

    The question is not whether there was a promiscuous, hard drinking culture at either Holton Arms or Georgetown Prep (no doubt there was but also no doubt that some of the kids exaggerated their exploits) but whether Kavanaugh and Blasey participated in it (and whether that participation, if any, has any relevance to a seat on the Supreme Court 35 years later).
     
    There's a purposeful decision not to contextualize the contents of the yearbook from 1983. These are teens practicing adult modes of socializing and humor and predictably doing as well at it as late teens always manage to do, with alcohol exceedingly more easy to get a hold of then compared with now even leaving the lowered drinking age aside as a technical matter.

    The other "Renata Alumnius [sic]" references were associated with boys whose explanation was that the Renata in question was a girl in their circle of friends whom they all at one time or another invited or accompanied to social functions apparently on a purely platonic basis. So they'd all been her "date" to functions at her girl's school or vice versa without "dating." It makes a certain amount of sense in the context of single sex schools, as does the idea that this was an inside joke about not having bedded Renata by insinuating that they all did. Apparently the NYT contacted the other members who made that reference in their yearbooks who consistently stated that it wasn't a sincere statement of having "scored" with her and explained that the reference was to these social transactions, but contacted Renata and implied or stated that the boys were bragging about having had sex with her in the yearbook.
  197. @Ian M.

    I suspect that in cases where the wife had complications in pregnancy and will die if she ever gets pregnant again, many couples quietly ignore this.
     
    One thing I don't understand about this: if your wife would really die should she ever get pregnant again, are you really going to rely on birth control just so you can satisfy yourself sexually? How utterly selfish is that?

    It seems obvious to me that if my wife's life is in serious danger just from getting pregnant, then if I actually care about her, you know, not dying, then I'm going to go without sex.

    Very few if any women die just from getting pregnant assuming the pregnancy is terminated as soon as it is detectable. Usually the deadly complications from pregnancy happen at a much later stage. The danger is not in merely getting pregnant, it is in carrying the baby to term. Of course if you are such a devout Catholic that you would never have an abortion even if the mother’s life is endangered, this might lead to your conclusion.

  198. Told you guys, saying he was a virgin was a pretty stupid thing to do:

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6206705/Yale-classmate-says-Kavanaugh-contradicted-virgin-claim-college-conversation.html

    Not only does it open him up to all sorts of things, but it innoculates him against sympathy. Events earlier this year showed incels will get no respect or sympathy.

    Geez, he’s just spiralling in…..

  199. @tyrone
    Well, congratulations to sen. feinstein she's now clinched her reelection,so what if she had to destroy a family with two little kids by pulling one of the most underhanded moves in history. rosenstein? hmmmm another" stein " they do keep popping up don't they ,hell ,he got to be attorney general for a year,how many people can say that. We have become a filthy , filthy country

    Remember, on average, Jews have greater “psychological intensity” than gentiles. They are more willing to go to fanatical lengths to defeat a despised opponent–and they are more likely to truly hate him. Outsiders may have a hard time understanding the lengths to which the activists are willing to go. I first encountered this as a freshman at the University of Wisconsin, which included more than 4,000 Jews, especially New Yorkers. The student radicalism completely overran the campus, and the police could only do so much to control it. The efforts they did make were, of course, met with charges of police brutality and cries of “kill the pigs!”

  200. @Ed
    The WH has polling that the base will abandon the GOP in the midterms if Kavanaugh fails to be confirmed. So it has bolstered their natural instinct to fight.

    Unfortunately the GOP establishment’s orientation is to the media and the Beltway not the base, so several senators are thought to be a no vote at the moment. Flake is almost certainly one and is viewed as unchangable. The others are viewed as being able to be swayed especially by the ferocious backlash of the base in the past 24 hours.

    McConnell gets a lot of crap but from what I’ve hears behind the scenes is he is full “Cocaine Mitch” behind the scenes, threatening to dump senators who are staying on from being committee chairs or getting RNC money and expulsion from the Senate (with appropriate loss of privileges) for Flake and Corker if they don’t get in line.

  201. @AnotherDad

    Are you still on the Kavanaugh train, Steve?
     
    LOL. But Steve is pretty white, and I don't think that's a white thing.

    "White privilege" includes that selfish white male attitude that if he's going to have a girl, he should have her all to himself. That's honestly just how selfish and entitled we white guys are.

    Mostly have heard that term used for the general sex act in question, in reference to biker gangs who are impeccably white both in race and in organizational model.

  202. @Anonymous
    Brigham Young was a lot like Saddam Hussein, only smarter and he lived at a better time in history to want to do such a thing. But when the Mighty Empire collapses, there will be another of these guys, or two, or three.

    Brigham Young was a lot like Saddam Hussein…

    …but Saddam was easier on Christians.

  203. @Jack D
    I'm not really into guilt by association. The question is not whether there was a promiscuous, hard drinking culture at either Holton Arms or Georgetown Prep (no doubt there was but also no doubt that some of the kids exaggerated their exploits) but whether Kavanaugh and Blasey participated in it (and whether that participation, if any, has any relevance to a seat on the Supreme Court 35 years later). Even in the most hard core ghetto high school in Philadelphia where 1/2 the kids are felons in training, some percentage of the class are church goers who don't even smoke a joint.

    I don't know how we got to the point where 35 year old high school yearbooks are pored over word by word by millions as matters of national importance (what is the meaning of the cryptic "Renata Alumnius"?), but I would like to leave that special hell ASAP.

    The question is not whether there was a promiscuous, hard drinking culture at either Holton Arms or Georgetown Prep (no doubt there was but also no doubt that some of the kids exaggerated their exploits) but whether Kavanaugh and Blasey participated in it (and whether that participation, if any, has any relevance to a seat on the Supreme Court 35 years later).

    There’s a purposeful decision not to contextualize the contents of the yearbook from 1983. These are teens practicing adult modes of socializing and humor and predictably doing as well at it as late teens always manage to do, with alcohol exceedingly more easy to get a hold of then compared with now even leaving the lowered drinking age aside as a technical matter.

    The other “Renata Alumnius [sic]” references were associated with boys whose explanation was that the Renata in question was a girl in their circle of friends whom they all at one time or another invited or accompanied to social functions apparently on a purely platonic basis. So they’d all been her “date” to functions at her girl’s school or vice versa without “dating.” It makes a certain amount of sense in the context of single sex schools, as does the idea that this was an inside joke about not having bedded Renata by insinuating that they all did. Apparently the NYT contacted the other members who made that reference in their yearbooks who consistently stated that it wasn’t a sincere statement of having “scored” with her and explained that the reference was to these social transactions, but contacted Renata and implied or stated that the boys were bragging about having had sex with her in the yearbook.

  204. @Ian M.

    I suspect that in cases where the wife had complications in pregnancy and will die if she ever gets pregnant again, many couples quietly ignore this.
     
    One thing I don't understand about this: if your wife would really die should she ever get pregnant again, are you really going to rely on birth control just so you can satisfy yourself sexually? How utterly selfish is that?

    It seems obvious to me that if my wife's life is in serious danger just from getting pregnant, then if I actually care about her, you know, not dying, then I'm going to go without sex.

    I don’t know how many wives would agree to that, for fear of the husband turning to someone else. But I suppose in cases that extreme, the women might need surgery anyway.

  205. Anon[693] • Disclaimer says:

    We are seeing two public tests of courage here. Kav’s no Haven after all– he has signally failed his test. In order to turn this around he’d have to dramatically BTFO the accusers. Is this an important bit of mettle to display for being a jurist? I doubt it. But it’s absolutely crucial to being a political appointee in 2018. The hollowness of Kavanaugh’s PR push & roll-out is, in retrospect, obvious and damning. The little harpies immediately zeroed in on the penchant for coaching girls’ basketball, at which point Kav should have called them out, profanely and in terms unbecoming to his office to defend his manly honor. He did not, the gossipy tweens and NYT LGBT were emboldened to slime him promiscuously. It doesn’t matter if Kav gets confirmed. He may be qualified, but in these times we don’t need more beta virgin eggheads in high-status outposts.

    The other test, of the GOPe summoning the discipline to hold an up-or-down vote, is also important, regardless of Kav’s fate. If they cannot manage this then they will become the Democrats’ b*tch forever.

  206. @anonguy
    You guys should be glad Kavanaugh is going down and get on with it.

    Kavanaugh has been revealed as the dull swamp critter he is. He doesn't even seem interesting to talk to, which I'm thinking should probably be a necessary part of a Supreme Court Justice's makeup.

    Kavanaugh seems as uninteresting as, well, I can imagine. Some random middle-aged dude in mom jeans mowing the lawn down the street with a job in some glass box.

    Anyhow it is clear he has no independent survival skills, he's failing his trial by ordeal here. Maybe he'll pull something off here, reality politics ya know, but things aren't looking good for Kavanaugh.

    Oh, and notice that youthful indiscretions is no longer a defense whereas it was for the early boomers for decades. When did that get repealed?

    When they decided to repeal the sexual revolution without having to admit they were wrong.

  207. This seems to be another case of recovered memory. There is long record of these kind of cases. A recent literature review examined 68 separate cases. Most of these cases involved childhood abuse. There are several books on the phenomenon and and plenty of court cases.

    The public and the courts have become hostile to the recovered memory phenomenon. The typical case seems to involve a psychotherapist or psychiatrist who has led the patient to remember an incident which is claimed to have been traumatic and has therefore been repressed and caused the alleged victim to have amnesia. The psychotherapist then ‘lead’ the patient into bringing the memory back into consciousness.

    It is not clear if the memory was real or if it was created by the suggestions of the therapist. Judges, it is said, have grown skeptical of this kind of testimony.

    If an FBI investigation is needed as some Democrats claim, I suggest they start with the therapist. Has he had any other cases of recovered memories?

    • Replies: @Iberiano
    You mean like this?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3irid2qUVk&t=48s
  208. @Lagertha
    they are all, so creepy and crazy-desperate to come off as all lawyerly, constitutionally, righteous people. Am I the only one celebrating?! Sometimes I even tell the TV to STFU, which scares my dogs, so I stopped that.

    When you graduate to shooting at your teevee, like Elvis, go get some help.

  209. @anonguy
    You guys should be glad Kavanaugh is going down and get on with it.

    Kavanaugh has been revealed as the dull swamp critter he is. He doesn't even seem interesting to talk to, which I'm thinking should probably be a necessary part of a Supreme Court Justice's makeup.

    Kavanaugh seems as uninteresting as, well, I can imagine. Some random middle-aged dude in mom jeans mowing the lawn down the street with a job in some glass box.

    Anyhow it is clear he has no independent survival skills, he's failing his trial by ordeal here. Maybe he'll pull something off here, reality politics ya know, but things aren't looking good for Kavanaugh.

    Oh, and notice that youthful indiscretions is no longer a defense whereas it was for the early boomers for decades. When did that get repealed?

    Nothing has been revealed about Kav except that which his handlers wanted to be revealed. You (and I) have about as much insight into the “real” BK as we do into the actual lives of Hollywood movie stars or British royalty. If you listen to his interview last night, he has been rehearsed to within an inch of his life – it wouldn’t surprise me if they practiced by hooking him up to electrodes and shocking him every time he strayed off the script. He kept repeating the same catch phrases over and over again because he was bound and determined not to give the Leftist media any sound bites that they could play out of context.

    That being said, Kav is no Trump, but his is not up for a Trump-like job. He is well equipped to handle the intellectual rigors of the Supreme Court, where Trump would be lost in 5 minutes. Horses for courses.

  210. @J.Ross
    Is she aware that Coulter is effectively a V-Dare regular contributor?

    I thought they just republish her stuff like they do with Pat Buchanan!

    • Replies: @J.Ross
    Same difference, they cannot do so without her permission. They could publish excerpts as part of their own reaction to it but they're clearly part of her syndication.
    If it were otherwise I think it would be droll to run David Brooks's column on a cheap-looking blog decorated by animated gifs of housecats.
  211. Here is the latest on Kavanaugh’s yearbook comment page:

    https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/24/business/brett-kavanaugh-yearbook-renate.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage

    Apparently he boasted about being an “alumus” of a woman who had lent her support for him in the 64 letters written by fellow students.

  212. @Jonathan Mason
    From The Guardian today:

    Constand, who considered Cosby a friend and mentor at the time of the assault, testified that he gave her three blue pills, which caused her to pass out. She awoke to find Cosby penetrating her with his fingers, touching her breasts, and placing her hand on his genitals.

    Cosby denied wrongdoing, and says his relationship with Constand was consensual and the pills he offered her were simply the over-the-counter cold medication Benadryl.

    The problem with these sex offense trials is that when people are guilty, they NEVER tell the truth, so it always comes down to a matter of credibility.

    Of course Cosby did not produce witnesses from The Cosby Show to testify that he was always a walking pharmacopeia of over-the-counter medications, and although he only played a doctor on TV, he was always ready to give his fellow actors and production staff something for a cold, headache, or indigestion.

    And Benadryl, which is an antihistamine, can be sold to help dry up a runny nose caused by a cold, but is more commonly used for treatment of allergic reactions, and is also commonly marketed as a sleeping pill, because it makes you drowsy.

    And prescribing and administering over-the-counter medications to non-family members without their consent is probably also an offense, though one that is hardly ever prosecuted. For example, school nurses cannot usually given a child Tylenol for a headache without parental consent.

    And why would Constand accept three blue pills (were these 25 mgs or 50 mgs tablets?), which seems a very odd dose, without checking the instructions on the bottle?

    Come on, Dr. Huxtable. As a pediatrician, you should know better.

    So either Blasey Ford is lying, or Kavanaugh is lying when he says he was never there. There is not much middle ground.

    So either Blasey Ford is lying, or Kavanaugh is lying when he says he was never there. There is not much middle ground.

    No location for “there” has been named yet.

    Kavanaugh can’t be lying about never being there because there is no there.

    Ford can’t be lying about never being there because there is no there.

    If Ford names a location, a date, and a time in the presence of a notary public, then Kavanaugh can supply an alibi and she can then be prosecuted for perjury and then sued for libel. Then her co-conspirarators too.

  213. @anonguy
    Ok, I just watched the Kavanaugh tv thing with his wife.

    Actually, only the first few minutes, I couldn't stand it, it was so painful.

    Kavanaugh is a wimp, mewling and puling about how he only wants a fair hearing, what a kind person he is, etc.

    I'm starting to think he may be toast. Trump definitely watching, thinking, hey, if he can't handle this pressure, how is he going to do on the court, don't want to appoint another John Roberts.

    Me, it won't bother me to see him go down - he doesn't dare give himself a full-throated defense, why will anyone else.

    Really, lots better candidates, this guy is no Alito, Scalia, or Thomas, not a stalwart.

    The most likely outcome now looks to be that Kavanaugh is not confirmed and then a few weeks later evidence comes to light that the women made it all up and the psychotherapist was in on it. No one will be punished. Hannity will have a lot more material and Trump will appoint a harder case next time.

    Beyond that, my vision becomes hazy.

    • Replies: @anonguy

    The most likely outcome now looks to be that Kavanaugh is not confirmed and then a few weeks later evidence comes to light that the women made it all up and the psychotherapist was in on it. No one will be punished. Hannity will have a lot more material and Trump will appoint a harder case next time.
     
    That is my thought. Generally, the interview was a complete fail and specifically, the virgin thing, yuck yuck yuck.

    Creepy, actually made the accusations possibly more believable to some people, he was some frustrated loser, not even a Havenaugh.

    He made his bed, though. He is used to relying upon some patron to save him, just a mandarin, and it wasn't there. Clarence Thomas showed a lot more steel under fire, Kavanaugh could have used a dose of high dudgeon, but we just got whimpering.

    GOPe does not take care of its own, as we are seeing, and who'd want to with the likes of Kavanaugh? But more relevant to you and me, if they won't even take care of their own, why would they take care of anyone else?

    I would also agree that guys that are the least successful with women under normal circumstances are much more likely to be creepy towards them when under the influence of alcohol. Just anecdotal evidence from my own personal observations, but a very consistent correlation in that limited view.

    You guys are kidding yourself if you think after confirmation he will be an Alito, Scalia, or Thomas. No way, he will seek redemption by evolving to a John Roberts, so unless that is what you want, be happy he fails his upcoming Senate vote, which probably will happen just for point of pride for the R's.

    And it gives Trump a reason to nominate someone more of his camp than the GOPe, which has met its Waterloo here. And ironically, Ted Cruz gets razzed out of restaurant, how is that individualistic libertarianism working out for you, Ted, Brett?

    Sheep getting picked off one by one.

    Also, looks like Avenatti may have gotten trolled by 4chan.

  214. @Jack D
    Not sure how we got on Cosby, but it's very well known that Benadryl pills are a vivid Pepto-Bismol pink color so a blue pill could not have been Benadryl. Benadryl may make you drowsy but it is not going to render you unconscious.

    Constand consented to take the pills - she was not a minor. The problem with giving pills to kids is that they are not capable of consenting so you need the consent of their guardians. If I offer aspirin or other OTC meds to an adult that's not a crime at all.

    In the case of Cosby (unlike Kav) 60 women came forward to say that he had done similar things to them. It's possible that Constand and some of those women were lying but the odds that all 60 women were lying is pretty low. Cosby is a typical black celebrity predator - there is nothing in Judge Kavanaugh's life to indicate that he is anything but a fine upstanding family man. Cosby has now been convicted as guilty beyond a reasonable doubt by a jury of his peers in a court of law. The evidence against Kav is so weak that no prosecutor would ever even take such a case (unless motivated by political considerations) and no jury would ever convict him. #MeToo would like to conflate predators like Cosby with fine men like Kav and declare all men to be rapists, especially conservative white men seeking high office, but we are supposed to believe in individual guilt, not collective guilt.
    • Replies: @Alden
    He got ten years
  215. Sickened by the prospect of effectively giving a veto power to a single, partisan individual. Allowing this nonsense from Dems to prevail will only reward and encourage more bad behavior.

  216. @Pat Boyle
    The most likely outcome now looks to be that Kavanaugh is not confirmed and then a few weeks later evidence comes to light that the women made it all up and the psychotherapist was in on it. No one will be punished. Hannity will have a lot more material and Trump will appoint a harder case next time.

    Beyond that, my vision becomes hazy.

    The most likely outcome now looks to be that Kavanaugh is not confirmed and then a few weeks later evidence comes to light that the women made it all up and the psychotherapist was in on it. No one will be punished. Hannity will have a lot more material and Trump will appoint a harder case next time.

    That is my thought. Generally, the interview was a complete fail and specifically, the virgin thing, yuck yuck yuck.

    Creepy, actually made the accusations possibly more believable to some people, he was some frustrated loser, not even a Havenaugh.

    He made his bed, though. He is used to relying upon some patron to save him, just a mandarin, and it wasn’t there. Clarence Thomas showed a lot more steel under fire, Kavanaugh could have used a dose of high dudgeon, but we just got whimpering.

    GOPe does not take care of its own, as we are seeing, and who’d want to with the likes of Kavanaugh? But more relevant to you and me, if they won’t even take care of their own, why would they take care of anyone else?

    I would also agree that guys that are the least successful with women under normal circumstances are much more likely to be creepy towards them when under the influence of alcohol. Just anecdotal evidence from my own personal observations, but a very consistent correlation in that limited view.

    You guys are kidding yourself if you think after confirmation he will be an Alito, Scalia, or Thomas. No way, he will seek redemption by evolving to a John Roberts, so unless that is what you want, be happy he fails his upcoming Senate vote, which probably will happen just for point of pride for the R’s.

    And it gives Trump a reason to nominate someone more of his camp than the GOPe, which has met its Waterloo here. And ironically, Ted Cruz gets razzed out of restaurant, how is that individualistic libertarianism working out for you, Ted, Brett?

    Sheep getting picked off one by one.

    Also, looks like Avenatti may have gotten trolled by 4chan.

    • Agree: Desiderius
  217. @Romanian
    I thought they just republish her stuff like they do with Pat Buchanan!

    Same difference, they cannot do so without her permission. They could publish excerpts as part of their own reaction to it but they’re clearly part of her syndication.
    If it were otherwise I think it would be droll to run David Brooks’s column on a cheap-looking blog decorated by animated gifs of housecats.

    • Replies: @Romanian
    Lol. There was a sort of alt-right blog written by a supposed army vet who read Steve Sailer and others and he had some pretty good commentary, but he would place key quotes not in a text box, but in a screenshot from anime. The effect was sometimes hilarious. I can't find the blog anymore. I can imagine one could do the same for the guy you mentioned, but with the intention to ridicule him.
  218. @CCZ
    Ms. Ramirez is most certainly a Democratic, leftist, full bore social justice, Hispanic identitarian. With several thousand dollars of campaign donations to Democratic candidates and PACs and professional research and publications focusing on race consciousness, Hispanic identity, policing and racial profiling, and jury and criminal justice “reform.”

    Some examples:

    Chapter 4: Multiracial Identity in a Color-Conscious World
    Deborah A. Ramirez In: The Multiracial Experience: Racial Borders as the New Frontier, 1966
    Abstract
    [asserts that] in addition to demographic changes, the increasing phenomenon of multiracial identity confounds the simplistic notion of race underlying our color-conscious remedial system / changed circumstances require a reexamination of our approach to the continuing problems of race, ethnicity, and discrimination / offer a [multicultural empowerment approach] / multicultural empowerment acknowledges the importance of race yet penetrates beyond it to identify and incorporate the realities of political, economic, and social problems that cannot be solved through racial preferences / a new paradigm of multicultural empowerment will benefit all groups in the population, acknowledging that race matters without limiting identity to race alone.
     

    Testimony of Professor Deborah A. Ramirez Before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights. and Civil Liberties. (Revised: 3/28/2012)

    https://www.northeastern.edu/law/pdfs/news/ramirez-testimony-trayvon-martin.pdf [2 Excerpts]

    Thank you Mr. Conyers and assembled speakers: In the wake of the tragic death of Trayvon Martin, I want to focus on what we can learn from this tragedy and what we can do to ensure that more young men do not die as he did. From the anger and outrage, systemic problems can be identified and solutions born. I identify three systemic problems highlighted by his death and by the failure of police to investigate this homicide until forced to do so by public opinion, and propose steps that can be taken to address each of these problems.

    We sadly cannot bring Trayvon Martin back from the dead, but we can take steps to ensure that he did not die in vain. ...if empirical studies can be commissioned by the Department of Justice examining the practical consequences of the Stand Your Ground laws, and if Department of Justice protocols can be established for state and local police departments governing the minimum investigation required in any homicide, then this Congress can justly say that it made an enduring memorial to the legacy of his tragic death and perhaps spared other families the grief of losing their child to a killing supposedly committed in self-defense.
     

    “A Resource Guide on Racial Profiling Data Collection Systems: Promising Practices and Lessons Learned, Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper

    1993 Wis. L. Rev. 761 (1993) “Excluded Voices: The Disenfranchisement of Ethnic Groups from Jury Service”

    Race, Culture, and the New Diversity in the New Millennium
    31 Cumb. L. Rev. 481 (2000-2001)
     
    From the NYer articles:

    "She was at first hesitant to speak publicly, partly because her memories contained gaps because she had been drinking at the time of the alleged incident. In her initial conversations with The New Yorker, she was reluctant to characterize Kavanaugh’s role in the alleged incident with certainty. After six days of carefully assessing her memories and consulting with her attorney, Ramirez said that she felt confident enough of her recollections to say that she remembers Kavanaugh had exposed himself...."

    Ramirez worked for Soros’ Open Society Foundation. That says it all .

    • Replies: @Rosamond Vincy
    Unfortunately, it may. In my dorm years, if someone pulled a stunt like that, the target would either have puked on the body part in question or snapped, "Whoa, Brett, is that all?" He wouldn't have been able to show his face or any other part of a man around the dorm for weeks, possibly for the rest of the semester.
  219. @Rosamond Vincy
    Ramirez, not Martinez. She claims she heard dorm-mates laughing, "Brett Kavanaugh shoved his penis in Debbie's face." I highly doubt that a bunch of drunken dorm students would use the word "penis," although the slang term of choice might differ by region.

    As for Kavanaugh, I suspect that like most adolescent males around other adolescent males, he pretended to have far more sexual experience than he actually had. If he didn't lie outright, he maintained mysterious silence in the face of naughty rumors.

    Right Ramirez.

  220. @J.Ross
    Same difference, they cannot do so without her permission. They could publish excerpts as part of their own reaction to it but they're clearly part of her syndication.
    If it were otherwise I think it would be droll to run David Brooks's column on a cheap-looking blog decorated by animated gifs of housecats.

    Lol. There was a sort of alt-right blog written by a supposed army vet who read Steve Sailer and others and he had some pretty good commentary, but he would place key quotes not in a text box, but in a screenshot from anime. The effect was sometimes hilarious. I can’t find the blog anymore. I can imagine one could do the same for the guy you mentioned, but with the intention to ridicule him.

  221. @Pat Boyle
    This seems to be another case of recovered memory. There is long record of these kind of cases. A recent literature review examined 68 separate cases. Most of these cases involved childhood abuse. There are several books on the phenomenon and and plenty of court cases.

    The public and the courts have become hostile to the recovered memory phenomenon. The typical case seems to involve a psychotherapist or psychiatrist who has led the patient to remember an incident which is claimed to have been traumatic and has therefore been repressed and caused the alleged victim to have amnesia. The psychotherapist then 'lead' the patient into bringing the memory back into consciousness.

    It is not clear if the memory was real or if it was created by the suggestions of the therapist. Judges, it is said, have grown skeptical of this kind of testimony.

    If an FBI investigation is needed as some Democrats claim, I suggest they start with the therapist. Has he had any other cases of recovered memories?

    You mean like this?

  222. @Alden
    Ramirez worked for Soros’ Open Society Foundation. That says it all .

    Unfortunately, it may. In my dorm years, if someone pulled a stunt like that, the target would either have puked on the body part in question or snapped, “Whoa, Brett, is that all?” He wouldn’t have been able to show his face or any other part of a man around the dorm for weeks, possibly for the rest of the semester.

  223. @Anonymous
    https://twitter.com/JRubinBlogger/status/1044351579162378240

    How exactly can behaviour be disgusted? Does behaviour even have sentiments like disgust? Man, I need to brush up on what constitutes life and sentience under whatever amazing breakthroughs of biology I have overlooked!

    I bet this woman is always telling people she is nauseous, too – and she is right, but not in the way she reckons….

  224. @Danindc
    Good football player in high school. Basketball captain. He’s not a pussy. Hopefully he’ll come through tougher on Thursdsy

    Being good at a couple of sports in high school hardly dictates a man of mettle thirty years on. Any number are cowards, addicts, perverts, criminals, weaklings, etc. by middle age. Some were some of these things whilst yet athletes in high school.

    Weird reasoning here….

    • Replies: @Danindc
    No, it matters. He showed it today. He’s a fighter. Apology accepted.
  225. In real life (assuming this happened at all), Ramirez had had a LOT to drink and was in no shape to instantly come up with witty retorts. This strikes me as what the French call l’esprit d’escalier (“staircase wit”) – you think of the cutting comeback line at the end of the evening as you are descending the staircase to go home. It comes to you at the moment you reach the base of the steps but by then it is too late to go back and deliver the retort. Of course in a “stock” situation you can have canned comeback lines waiting in reserve but even doing that much is difficult when your reaction time has been slowed by alcohol.

    The NY Times today has an article on Ramirez. She was the bright upwardly mobile working class public school girl who was socially out of her depth with this more polished prep school crowd. In her youth she identified as “white” (her father is Puerto Rican, mother white) but in recent years she has become more of a professional Latinx since this is where the $/social status now lies in America.

    Of course her identity as a liberal activist had NOTHING to do with her recently recovered memory. To be honest, it would not surprise me if the Ramirez accusations were true, but in a sane republic they would not be in any way disqualifying. Drunken teenage boys (and what teenage boy has NOT had too much on occasion?) do a lot of stupid shit and go on to highly respectable lives that bear no resemblance to their drunken teenage selves. If this is the new standard for high office then there are very few who are pure enough to qualify and if they are, they are probably not the kind of people you want anyway.

    • Replies: @Rosamond Vincy
    Girls in my jr. high traded snotty things to say to over-eager boys, and we had them all prepared--sort of like Mr. Collins's compliments in Austen.

    OTOH, the girls in these allegations don't sound like they had learned to pace themselves drinking and watch out for guys on the prowl. They seem to have hit high school and even college rather sheltered. To be blunt, the rebellious troublemakers seem to have learned some survival tactics that the nice girls haven't.

    If you want to worry about your daughters (if you have any), find an obscure little indie called It Felt Like Love. The conceited popular girl can handle any situation, but her shy, less-developed friend tries to fake her way through. What's devastating about the movie is the thing you think she's risking most isn't the only damage to which she's vulnerable.

    A few very graphic scenes, so don't watch with teen girls unless you've screened it previously and decided they can cope with it.
  226. @Jack D
    In real life (assuming this happened at all), Ramirez had had a LOT to drink and was in no shape to instantly come up with witty retorts. This strikes me as what the French call l'esprit d'escalier ("staircase wit") - you think of the cutting comeback line at the end of the evening as you are descending the staircase to go home. It comes to you at the moment you reach the base of the steps but by then it is too late to go back and deliver the retort. Of course in a "stock" situation you can have canned comeback lines waiting in reserve but even doing that much is difficult when your reaction time has been slowed by alcohol.

    The NY Times today has an article on Ramirez. She was the bright upwardly mobile working class public school girl who was socially out of her depth with this more polished prep school crowd. In her youth she identified as "white" (her father is Puerto Rican, mother white) but in recent years she has become more of a professional Latinx since this is where the $/social status now lies in America.

    Of course her identity as a liberal activist had NOTHING to do with her recently recovered memory. To be honest, it would not surprise me if the Ramirez accusations were true, but in a sane republic they would not be in any way disqualifying. Drunken teenage boys (and what teenage boy has NOT had too much on occasion?) do a lot of stupid shit and go on to highly respectable lives that bear no resemblance to their drunken teenage selves. If this is the new standard for high office then there are very few who are pure enough to qualify and if they are, they are probably not the kind of people you want anyway.

    Girls in my jr. high traded snotty things to say to over-eager boys, and we had them all prepared–sort of like Mr. Collins’s compliments in Austen.

    OTOH, the girls in these allegations don’t sound like they had learned to pace themselves drinking and watch out for guys on the prowl. They seem to have hit high school and even college rather sheltered. To be blunt, the rebellious troublemakers seem to have learned some survival tactics that the nice girls haven’t.

    If you want to worry about your daughters (if you have any), find an obscure little indie called It Felt Like Love. The conceited popular girl can handle any situation, but her shy, less-developed friend tries to fake her way through. What’s devastating about the movie is the thing you think she’s risking most isn’t the only damage to which she’s vulnerable.

    A few very graphic scenes, so don’t watch with teen girls unless you’ve screened it previously and decided they can cope with it.

  227. @Autochthon
    Being good at a couple of sports in high school hardly dictates a man of mettle thirty years on. Any number are cowards, addicts, perverts, criminals, weaklings, etc. by middle age. Some were some of these things whilst yet athletes in high school.

    Weird reasoning here....

    No, it matters. He showed it today. He’s a fighter. Apology accepted.

  228. Anonymous [AKA "Brianne"] says:
    @Ibound1
    You say we are governed by actresses? I see that Democratic Congressional representatives want to question Kavanaugh on his high school drinking. And the news is reporting an allegation of gang rapes by Kavanaugh by some porn lawyer. And Senators asking an accuser to testify are silencing her.

    We are increasingly governed by the insane. We live under an insanitocracy or lunatocracy whatever Greek word is appropriate.

    So Ellisons accusers are liars, booker brags about his harrassment okay, and Clinton’s accusers are money grubbing whores but Kavanaughs are totally telling the truth. As a sexual assault survivor spare us the bs katz’s career mantra has been accuse a Republican or your a lying whore. Her own assessment of Paula Jones in the 90’s says we shouldn’t listen to her client. Democrats are the ones who opened the door in giving power to harrassers and rapists by making Clinton’s 17 accusers into money grubbing trailer trash, people like Feinstein were along for that ride. Take some goddamn responsibility for once.

  229. Umm. ……I’m on your side.

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