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Aug312012

Post RNC Convention And Labor Day Open Thread

Well, it's over. It weathered a passing hurricane, the threat of massive protests that just never really materialized and a plethora of left wing attacks.

Unfortunately for the RNC, Joe Biden cancelled his trip. Too bad, that would have been a hoot watching ol' Joe say or pull some off the wall something or another.

The DNC is next... bring it on!

The thread is open... post what you like and enjoy your Labor Day weekend.

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I still think he's too liberal, but President Romney is going to do a pretty good job. Certainly by comparison to our current Malfeaser-in-Chief.

August 31, 2012 at 10:32 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

Dems have to been left with focusing on Chris Christie being "selfish", Paul Ryan's "lack of substance" (he murdered it on Wednesday b.t.w.) and an 82 year old Hollywood icon...
... 'nuff said.

Will MSNBC be scrutinizing every aspect next week when the Dems meet in Charolette? I guess we'll have to see, but it's highly doubtful. Chances are they won't cut away from or talk over more than 3/4ths the speakers like they did the RNC (most of whom that were nixed just happened to be either a female or a minority).

You can pretty much expect that Chris Matthews & the rest of the MSDNC Choom Gang will talk about how awesome every speech is, how detailed they are, unselfish, focused towards independent voters, blah blah blah... simple untruths focused towards the far left and useful idiots they prey upon.

Ed Schultz will blow a few less gaskets, Chris Hayes will continue doing his best impression of Rachel Maddow (who'll tell you every speech "nailed it", "knocked it out of the park", etc.) and Al Sharpton will continue to torture, then uh, uh, butcher the English vocabulary... and the Lord only knows what idiocy Scary Larry O'Donnell (with glasses) will come up with.
The sky's the limit with that moonbat.

Maybe if we're lucky Hissy Mathews will tell us how every tingle in his body rates on the richter scale (especially later in the night when it begins to look and/or sound like either his medication is wearing off or the booze is kicking in... its a toss up).

Whatever happens, we'll be certain to have it here live.

August 31, 2012 at 11:52 | Registered Commenterskinnydipinacid

Absolutely loved it. What better way to top off the Hate Party’s goofy confab than a sad, bizarre, rambling tirade from an incoherent, bitter, rich white geezer? Pitch-perfect.

August 31, 2012 at 12:18 | Registered CommenterWinston

It will undoubtedly be a freak show in Charlotte. Reassuring banners like this will fly at the DNC convention:

"Obama: I Didn’t Do Good Enough Job Selling Americans On Stimulus Plan"

August 31, 2012 at 12:19 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

Ha ha ha ha ha ha! So’s this.

August 31, 2012 at 12:20 | Registered CommenterWinston

Speaking of which, Tom, no Nooshan has yet explained this to me: Since the stumulus was one-third tax cuts, WHERE'S THE JOBS?

August 31, 2012 at 12:21 | Registered CommenterWinston

And right on cue, Winnie shows up to prove himself a sad, bizarre, rambling, incoherent, bitter lunatic.

I've always liked Clint Eastwood, but now I really like the man.

August 31, 2012 at 12:58 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

Obama/liberals show just how thin their skin is with such a quick response to Eastwood's "Invisible Obama" act... the longer they talk about it the more people get the joke of Obama being an empty suit (hence the empty chair).

August 31, 2012 at 13:13 | Unregistered Commenterskinnydipinacid

Heh. Just like a dog who hides a bone by burying it, and then sits right on the spot.

August 31, 2012 at 13:26 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

Federal judges in Ohio and Texas tell Nooshans in no unceratin terms to quit their voting shenanigans.

Obama/liberals show just how thin their skin is with such a quick response

I do just love the wingnut reality disconnect with stuff like this. If we just ignored the dumbassery outright, nooshans would be crowing "Obama/liberals struck speechless, have no response to Eastwood's searing critique."

Fact is, that was one straaaange performance by a guy who may be an excellent film director but is sure no political communicator. He'd've been a better spokesman if he'd just picked his nose for twelve minutes. CP's aides are reportedly tripping over each other to tell press "Hey, it wasn't MY idea."

August 31, 2012 at 13:36 | Unregistered CommenterWinston

the longer they talk about it the more people get the joke of Obama being an empty suit

Are you sure? Because I have this nagging feeling more than one viewer was instead reminded of a certain Presidential nominee who's often been described, funnily enough, in exactly that way, often by members of his own party.

And notoriously, you ARE people for whom projection has historically been a huge problem.

Just sayin', there, Skinnyman.

August 31, 2012 at 13:46 | Unregistered CommenterWinston

40 of Clint Eastwood's acting comments, matched up to images of Obama and many others (I really like the comment for Elizabeth Warren).

Eastwood movie lines are not always safe for work, these have not been censored.

I highly recommend 1:17, 2:01, and 2:13.

August 31, 2012 at 14:40 | Registered CommenterDuff, man

For the woman last night who talked about her pre-mature baby; wouldn't Obama be ok with that child dead as he voted for infanticide as a State Senator in Illinois?

August 31, 2012 at 14:45 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

As for Winston's 1st grade comprehension of tax cuts; not all tax cuts are created equal. Take Obama's one year Social Security tax reduction. That kind of tax cut does nothing to increase hiring. Why would an employer care for one year that his SS match on an employee goes down slightly than back up the next? Sounds like tax advice from David Stockman

August 31, 2012 at 14:53 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

"President Barack Obama was today forced to announce he will fly to storm-hit Louisiana on Monday – hours after Mitt Romney beat him to the punch by deciding to head there this afternoon."

Looks like the second black precedent got one upped by Romney, again. "Now wait a minute, he can't go down there before me. Hell, I wasn't even gonna go. Damnit, cancel that round of golf and get me on the next plane outta here. Sheeeyut!" LOL, hahahahahahahahahahahahaha :)

August 31, 2012 at 15:05 | Registered CommenterTijuana

One of Clint Eastwood's best lines was in regards to the ever-gaffe-tastic Vice President Joe Biden when he called him the "Intellect of the Democrat Party. A grin with a body behind it."

(don't forget to click that link... funny stuff almost always lies ahead)

August 31, 2012 at 15:06 | Registered Commenterskinnydipinacid

“Obama bounced into announcing visit to storm-ravaged Louisiana after Romney shows him up with surprise visit”

Who is surprised by this? Bueller? Bueller? LOL.

August 31, 2012 at 19:26 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

"One woman, who the pool later identified as Bev Kalmer, of Poland, Ohio, told the VP: "Welcome to Ohio." His response: "I've been waitin' all day to be here."She said "You gotta keep the chair" to him -- a reference to Clint Eastwood's speech last night at the RNC -- and he gave her a kiss right on the lips. She swooned. Asked if she wants Biden to run for president in 2016, she told the pool: "I don't know. We've got to keep the chair." She paused. "You got that? The invisible chair."

I just threw-up in my mouth a little. Can anyone imagine if either Romney or Ryan tongued some babe it wouldn't be the the lead story on the MSM news?

August 31, 2012 at 19:36 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

"Veterans group vows to get to the bottom of 'autopen-gate"

In all honesty Bush did this up until 2004 and stopped. Obama said he would never do this. The parents of the fallen Seals say their signatures are exact. Obama "claimed" he would never do this. Is it any wonder Obama gets the limp salute from the arm forces????

August 31, 2012 at 19:42 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

Absolutely loved it. What better way to top off the Hate Party’s goofy confab than a sad, bizarre, rambling tirade from an incoherent, bitter, rich white geezer? Pitch-perfect.

This coming from the most hateful and vile internet poster I've encountered to date. What's really sad, is that you actually think that your party, which conceived the KKK and some of the other most vile, violent and hateful groups in American history is compassionate. Along with yourself, of course. Sad, really.

Are all the mirrors in your home busted?

August 31, 2012 at 20:56 | Registered CommenterGrayRider
August 31, 2012 at 21:29 | Registered Commenterskinnydipinacid
September 1, 2012 at 02:53 | Unregistered Commenterskinnydipinacid
September 1, 2012 at 02:55 | Registered Commenterskinnydipinacid

And we can't leave out this one...

(nice to see the Republicans found their balls)

September 1, 2012 at 02:59 | Registered Commenterskinnydipinacid

President Subprime McPetulant

I like that one.

September 1, 2012 at 05:20 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

We have another complete failure by the criminal Obama cabal. In their best stealth mode, doing this on a Friday to hide from the major news cycle, the Obama surrogates have dropped their witch hunt against Sheriff Joe Arpaio, unable to fabricate a single charge against him.

The ones deserving criminal investigation are the Obama operatives at the DOJ.

Best wishes to Sheriff Joe. Thank you for standing up to those punks and political hatchet men.

September 1, 2012 at 05:36 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

ATTENTION - MEMO FROM THE LEFTIST ALLIANCE TO ALL MINDLESS DRONES:

Be advised that henceforth the word "chair" is officially a racist code word, and is to be referred to in commentaries as a Republican dog whistle.

That is all.

September 1, 2012 at 07:08 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

"During his speech to the RNC Wednesday night, Senator McConnell jokingly remarked that President Obama has been more focused on earning a spot on the PGA tour than on earning re-election. In this, MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell detects racism among both Senator McConnell and his speechwriters and, beyond that, an attempt to associate the president with Tiger Woods’s, um, “lifestyle.”

Idiot white guilt on dispaly. It never stops with the leftwits.

September 1, 2012 at 08:24 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller
September 1, 2012 at 10:13 | Unregistered Commenterskinnydipinacid

Tweaking libs over at HuffPo is just too easy. It makes the phrase" fishing in a barrel" seem tough. I do get a lot of the obligatory "you’re a fu*king Nazi" or " all Rethuglicans are racists." That sums up 99% of all their responses.

September 1, 2012 at 16:28 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

You're pretty daring, Tom. ;-)

September 1, 2012 at 17:23 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

Obama lies while accusing Romney campaign of lying. NY Times:

Mr. Obama this week, for the first time, entered the fray. Campaigning on Tuesday on college campuses in Iowa and Colorado, he told thousands of supporters not to believe the opposition’s attacks because, “how do I put this nicely? They will just fib.” On Wednesday in Charlottesville, Va., he ramped up his complaint, winning applause from the estimated 6,500 people.

“Sometimes they just make things up. But they’ve got a bunch of folks who can write $10 million checks, and they’ll just keep on running them,” he said. “I mean, somebody was challenging one of their ads — they made it up — about work and welfare. And every outlet said this is just not true. And they were asked about it and they said — one of their campaign people said, ‘We won’t have the fact-checkers dictate our campaign. We will not let the truth get in the way.’”

Mr. Obama was referring, as many other critics of the Romney campaign have, to a comment that its pollster, Neil Newhouse, made to reporters at the Republican convention on Tuesday, dismissive of those faulting the campaign’s television ads. What Mr. Newhouse actually said was, “These fact-checkers come to those ads with their own sets of thoughts and beliefs. We’re not going to let our campaign be dictated by fact-checkers.”

Mr. Newhouse did not say, “We will not let the truth get in the way.”

September 1, 2012 at 20:23 | Registered CommenterMachiavelli

My 5-year-old grandson has a new best friend in Kindergarten. He was telling us all about him, but had us stumped when he said, "David has different eyes." After a bit more conversation, we finally figured out that David is oriental.

Now of course, in the rational world, coming from an innocent 5-year-old, this is purely an observation, and not a judgement. But I'm sure that Crazy Larry O'Donnell, Chrissy Matthews, and Winston would all denounce my grandson for being a racist who uses code words and dog whistles. But criticism from that lousy gang is as good as a pat on the back from a normal person.

September 2, 2012 at 07:41 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

While we're on the subject of execrable leftists, let's look at this revealing tidbit, from Chrissy's MSNBC GOP convention coverage:

"But I go back to living in DC all these years. I've lived there 40 years, a black-majority city, and anybody who wants to get up early in Washington and drive down North Capitol (Street) and drive past Florida Avenue, sees nothing but youn-, but black people up at 6:30 in the morning going to work. That's where they're going, to work, and not at big-wage jobs and not to get a welfare check, they're out working hard all day and not coming home with a fantastic paycheck. So this notion of blacks live on welfare and whites live on work is a brilliant political ploy but it's not true, Rachel (Maddow). And you know it, I know it."

Thanks to Doug Powers for finding this, since no one in the leftie media cares enough to call Matthews on his it's-ok-to-lie-if-you're-doing-it-to-advance-leftism performance.

September 2, 2012 at 08:48 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

Red;

So Chris Matthews who lives in a white neighborhood, works on an all-white nightly news cast, surely has few if any African-American friends tries to display his hood' credentials by discussing what he see's early in the morning from the back of his limo. Can it get any more f....ing laughable that that?

September 2, 2012 at 09:51 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

I ran across this from George Will. I know kwawk tried his best to polish a turd with Obama's handling of GM.

"Today, “I am GM, hear me roar” is again losing market share, and its stock, of which taxpayers own 26 percent, was trading Thursday morning at $21, below the $33 price our investor in chief paid for it and below the $53 price it would have to reach to enable taxpayers to recover the entire $49.5 billion bailout. Roaring GM’s growth is in China. But let’s not call that outsourcing of manufacturing jobs, lest we aggravate liberalism’s current bewilderment."

Is Obama really THAT DUMB to promote his industrial policy built around GM and Solyndra? Smart money says yes he is.

September 2, 2012 at 10:04 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

...what he see's early in the morning from the back of his limo.

He has admitted that he doesn't even get into D.C. until after lunch, adding to the deliberately disingenuous nature of his comments. It's like Harry Reid saying that "some guy" told him stuff. In this case, it's other people who might have seen something. Or not.

Matthews is a disgrace to journalism. Just the fact that he claims to be a journalist is offensive.

September 2, 2012 at 11:14 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

Ha. 3rd day stats of convention coverage showed that Fox had FIVE TIMES more viewers than Chrissy's beloved MSNBC (which came in dead last, of course). Fox also beat out second place ABC by TWICE the number of viewers.

Looks like leftism isn't selling really well to the public. Most folks would rather watch the Eggs and Chickens News Report on local access TV from Empty Oil Drum, Oklahoma than to watch MSNBC's gang of loudmouthed misfits.

September 2, 2012 at 11:30 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

There ia a rancid smell starting to waft through the air here in NC today. From my location it is definitely coming from the west. Must be a pig farm. You reckon?

September 2, 2012 at 13:42 | Registered CommenterTijuana

I will be depending on y'all to keep me posted on the DNC this week. I have always had good blood pressure readings and I do not plan on doing anything to hinder my health.

Some idiot made a huge bust of obama out of Myrtle Beach sand and they transported it to the convention center site. Got partially rained on last night and washed one arm and elbow away. Good omen methinks. LOL

September 2, 2012 at 13:51 | Registered CommenterTijuana

“An 82-year-old woman with a rap sheet dating back to 1955 has been arrested on suspicion of burglarizing at least eight doctors’ offices throughout Torrance. Doris Thompson was arrested Thursday after detectives tracked her down at a motel in El Segundo, the Torrance Daily Breeze reported. According to the newspaper, she reportedly told detectives at her sentencing that she “wouldn’t do all this nonsense if the government gave us more money.”


Now I'm just sayin' this woman may be a prior Obama voter based on her demand for more government money but it looks like Hope n' Change hasn't worked out to well for her.

September 2, 2012 at 14:05 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

Sounds like the woman who was waving an Obama sign in 2008, shouting: "Obama's gonna pay my mortgage."

Pathetic. Dangerous. This country is in a LOT of trouble with imbeciles like that on the loose, and voting.

September 2, 2012 at 17:40 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard
September 2, 2012 at 22:45 | Unregistered Commenterskinnydipinacid

750 million rounds of ammo?
Do you get a price discount at the quantity or does it take a billion?

September 3, 2012 at 00:09 | Unregistered Commenterskinnydipinacid

SPOILER ALERT: Democrat National Convention 2012 agenda leaked

I would imagine it's slightly off though...
there isn't nearly enough pro-abortion speakers.

September 3, 2012 at 00:38 | Unregistered Commenterskinnydipinacid

I guess Max Baucus is trying to fill the shoes of the late Teddy Kennedy.

The 2:00 AM item is priceless.

September 3, 2012 at 06:05 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

Been busy all weekend, but I don't think anyone has linked this item. 1995 class action lawsuit which accused Citibank of not lending to minorities. three lead plaintiffs received $20,000 each, large class of around 180 regular-class victims received nothing (some said they received a coupon).

Attorneys received around 1 million dollars.

Not only is this an example of how class action lawsuits enrich the attorneys but not the class members, but it probably forced Citibank to relax lending standards somewhat.

The lead attorney was a person who has really been good about not bragging up the huge feat of winning a class action lawsuit against a big bank.

Maybe that attorney is just shy.

September 3, 2012 at 14:27 | Registered CommenterDuff, man

Now the word "Chicago" is racist. What do the three million people who live in that "Racist Word" town do? If there was ever a question on which political philosophy would have the most chilling effect on speech; its liberalism. That argument is now settled.

September 3, 2012 at 14:43 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

Maybe that attorney is just shy.

Or just incredibly non-transparent.

September 3, 2012 at 17:23 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

What do dems really think of Obama? Let’s see:

1). Obama was “the first mainstream African-American” candidate, and then described him as “articulate and bright and clean . . .” Those words were Joe Biden’s.
2). Obama is a “light-skinned” candidate “with no Negro dialect, unless he wanted to have one.” That was Harry Reid.
3). Obama “couldn’t sell watermelons if you gave him the state troopers to flag down the traffic.” That was Dan Rather.

Where is Chris Matthews to point out these racists to everyone?

September 4, 2012 at 06:53 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

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