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Let's discuss whatever, from Delicate Snowflakes to Vlad the Impaler, from the Islamification of Europe to the leftist plan to bring Europe's crisis to the U.S. 

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Yesterday was Bacon Day!
Not to be confused with International Bacon Day which is always the Saturday before Labor Day.

December 31, 2016 at 17:07 | Unregistered Commentergriswold3

January 1st, and nothing has changed. No rainbows, no unicorns, and most of all, no hope. Well, not until the 20th, at least.

January 1, 2017 at 07:22 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

Oh, good grief! Leftie lunacy has no limit. Just saw some comments about the TV show The Man in the High Castle, with mentally ill leftists bemoaning the fact that the show did not link its Nazis to the Trump administration.

The are simply not enough mental health professionals to care for all the frantically disturbed leftists.

January 1, 2017 at 08:11 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

I got an M1A Socom with a Trijicon Vcog for Christmas.

Bring it, 2017. You bitch.

January 1, 2017 at 13:51 | Unregistered CommenterEric in your Head

Nice. You must have a rich uncle somewhere.

January 1, 2017 at 14:02 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

It was basically both my Christmas and birthday presents for the next five years. LOL

January 1, 2017 at 14:13 | Unregistered CommenterEric in your Head

Barack Obama who is let's face it the Mariah Carey of POTUS's is back from his 100th tax payer paid vacation this week. Let the whining, blame shifting and excuse making of his last 18 days begin. The 24/7 assault on our senses will be brutal.

January 1, 2017 at 16:41 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

Barry Boy the Deluded Narcissistic Marxist is at it again, saying that America has made "great progress" in the last 8 years.

Progress toward ruination, yes.

Come on, January 20th.

January 2, 2017 at 07:01 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

The American's Creed
"I do not choose to be a common man. It is my right to be uncommon. I seek opportunity to develop whatever talents God gave me - not security. I do not wish to be a kept citizen, humbled and dulled by having the state look after me. I want to take the calculated risk; to dream and to build, to fail and to succeed. I refuse to barter incentive for a dole. I prefer the challenges of life to the guaranteed existence: the thrill of fulfillment to the stale calm of utopia. I will not trade freedom for beneficence nor my dignity for a handout. I will never cower before any earthly master nor bend to any threat. It is my heritage to stand erect, proud and unafraid: to think and act myself, enjoy the benefit of my creations and to face the world boldly and say - 'This, with God's help. I have done.' All this is what it means to be an American."
William Tyler Page, 1917
Resolution passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on 3 April 1918

Pass it on...

January 2, 2017 at 10:57 | Unregistered Commentergriswold3

The picture of the Obama's getting off AF1 from their trip to Hawaii was priceless. President Mariah Carey, "America Has Lost Hope Michelle" with the two spoiled spawns realized the salad days of nearly $90 million in vacations are over.. Seventeen days and "The Worst President Ever" is gone....

January 3, 2017 at 09:53 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

The Clinton News Network (CNN) has tried to explain how those eveeeeel Rooskies hacked into our computers and stole the election from Entitled Hillary, by showing a screen shot of the video game Fallout 4. Apparently, that is the extent of CNN's technical expertise on the subject. Talk about fake news. [insert rolling eyes here]

January 3, 2017 at 10:16 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

Russian Hack my a$$. not going down that rabbit hole. It's the contents of the emails,.
(PS No one has proven the emails were fabricated by WikiLeaks.)

January 3, 2017 at 12:40 | Unregistered Commentergriswold3

Them: "Russians hacked the power grid!"

Us: "It was commercially available malware found on one laptop not connected to anything."

Them: "Why do you hate America?"

Fuck these people.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kalevleetaru/2017/01/01/fake-news-and-how-the-washington-post-rewrote-its-story-on-russian-hacking-of-the-power-grid/amp/

January 3, 2017 at 21:34 | Unregistered CommenterEric in your Head

Chuckie Schumer says he'll filibuster any Trump SC pick. OMG, can we get two Christmas's a year? The sight of McConnell who has said he would break any judicial filibuster using the Reid Rule would be epic. Here's to Supreme Court Justice Ted Cruz...

***Libs Heads Explode***

January 4, 2017 at 09:40 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

These Trump reelection commercials keep writing themselves.

January 4, 2017 at 10:27 | Unregistered Commentergriswold3

So black teenagers in Chicago kidnap and torture a white special needs boy on Facebook video who was wearing a Trump hat. The police chief refuses to call it a hate crime because one the victim was white and two comments of "fu*k Trump" and "kill Trump" weren't declarative enough. I'm sure Teabagger would excuse this away again as just 'rude behavior.' We all know if the victim was black and the kids who did the torturing were white every network, paper and left-wing demit blog would be calling for hate crime federal penalties that would total up to 50 years. Instead; we'll get a cursory investigation with some mild outrage and this will be plead down to a slap on the wrist. and down the MSM memory hole it goes..It won't be forgotten and demwits wonder why their on the way to political oblivion...

January 5, 2017 at 05:53 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

This political theatre over the ACA is disgusting. The Republicans always take the bait.
A simple action that was written into the 'law' could solve all this. The 400 page section written by lobbyists that declare what an insurance policy must contain could be whittled down to two pages by the HHS secretary (Tom Price). There is many provisions written into the law that the Dems never thought would be used against it. Just Do It!
I am in the same boat as that woman who asked a town hall question of Hillary Clinton about a solution to her outrageous insurance premiums and sky high deductibles. 300% increase in Premium and a $25000 deductible. Hillary told her to 'Keep shopping'. This is not sustainable. The collapse is coming on its own and all the Democrats can do is remake slogans And the Stupid party is poised to take the blame.

January 5, 2017 at 07:32 | Unregistered Commentergriswold3

That's what always frightens me, Gris. Republicans are like the Chicago Cubs (until recently), always finding new ways to screw up. But hey, if the Cubs finally got it figured out, then the Republicans might have a shot at redemption.

January 5, 2017 at 09:14 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

Any bets that the pick em' "Fake Hate Crimes" since the election get more MSM coverage than an actual hate crime where a man with mental disabilities is tortured? Don Lemon at CNN doesn't think it was evil. The WH isn't sure it was a hate crime even though the black thugs yelled epitaphs towards 'white people' and tortured the kid..

The MSM/Demwits wouldn't know a real hate crime if it got kicked it in the nuts..

January 5, 2017 at 16:44 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

We have a problem when one cannot recognize Evil.
The Left identifies with the intense emotion that the Chicago thugs have. They don't condone the violence but they understand it. This lies at the heart of 'Progressives" . They pick and choose right and wrong so there is no consistency in their rules. That must drive them mad. (i.e. Winston)

January 6, 2017 at 10:14 | Unregistered Commentergriswold3

Every decision a leftie makes is based upon emotion, not logic. They can't even see themselves in a mirror, apparently.

Speaking of right and wrong, and how malleable those words are to a leftie, look at the post-election attempts to overturn the results. After screaming their little lungs out about how Trump should gracefully accept the results, the lefties have spent every minute since the vote working to NOT accept the results. They can't see their own gross hypocrisy, because they can't view the matter logically. They just "feel" that Hillary should have won somehow. Their latest ruse is an attempt to disrupt the congressional certification of the Electoral College result. Utterly, irredeemably irresponsible and childish.

January 6, 2017 at 11:56 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

Delusions of Grandeur

January 6, 2017 at 15:06 | Unregistered Commentergriswold3

So WTF down in FLA? Some Hispanic got his gun from checked baggage on a Canada Air flight? Canada Air; we have no record of this guy on our manifest!! Meantime; I love watching the TSA pat down Grandma's in walkers, Nuns, disabled vets and families of four with children in bassinets and baby strollers. Hey' don't pat that dude with the skull cap reading the Koran! That's racist...Make America Great Again...

January 6, 2017 at 17:24 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

So Trump's inner circle and many of his other top advisors are wearing a pin that is a triangle which makes it easier for the Secret Service to spot them and clear them through security. Well; some sharp eyed demwit aka fu*king lib nutter liken the pins to some Nazi art from 80 years ago and you guess it', it's all a Trump Nazi cabal now... The shear stupidity of demwits/aka liberals knows no depths.. Really, the Marine Corps insignia, Anheuser Busch logo, St. Louis Cardinals Birds on the Bat, The U.S. Postal Service Flying eagle is I guess all Nazi symbolism... Wow.. just move on demwits and start smearing shit all over yourselves. It can't get any more weirder or stupid....

January 6, 2017 at 17:50 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

Knuckleheaded Trump-hating lefties who sent money to Jill Stein, for the recount that she knew would fail, should know that she is pocketing two million of their dollars.

One word: SUCKERS.

January 7, 2017 at 19:11 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

Tom, the leftie nutters are also "outraged" over Paul Ryan's "Nazi" Speaker of the House pin. Never mind that it's a design used by the Speaker starting with the founding of the country, a century and a half before the Nazis appeared.

Come on, you lefties! Cut it out! No need to keep proving that you're insane. We know. Oh boy, how we know.

January 8, 2017 at 07:10 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

Meryl Streep- **Sniff** **Sniff** why we Hollywood liberals are the most discriminated people in America!.That mean Trump says naughty things about our minimum wage house servants and gardners. And our wealth portfolio's may say multi, multi millions that the government knows about, we enthusiastically support higher taxes on other people to pay for transgender bathrooms, climate science killing jobs and speech codes for conservatives. So we may be La La Land but we're just like the average Americans living in San Francisco, Hollywood, Chicago's Northside, Manhattan and Cambridge.

January 9, 2017 at 10:22 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

I've never liked Streep when she's acting, something she's at least qualified to do. But this latest outburst took her WAY out of her ability zone, and did nothing but prove she is another mega-rich bubble-dwelling Hollywood elitist without a clue as to what the rest of the country thinks or does on a daily basis.

January 9, 2017 at 10:52 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

The rich and privileged acting as victims? Good grief! Now that deserves an Oscar
This is what happens when they (and the media) lose the narrative. Hollywood does not have your best interest in mind.

January 9, 2017 at 12:20 | Unregistered Commentergriswold3

Not that it ever went away but the FBI announced this morning or late last week with a 99% confidence that Fat Hilda's home server was compromised by bad guys. Remember when demwits swore her server was ok but couldn't produce one shred of evidence that it was electronically secure?

DNC + Fat Hilda = Cyber Idiots

January 9, 2017 at 12:30 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

The nutters are trying and failing to disrupt the Sessions hearings.

January 10, 2017 at 11:33 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

It's so clear that the lefties don't actually think Sessions is a racist. They've created that false narrative to attack him because they fear he will uphold the law, and nothing upsets a leftie more.

January 10, 2017 at 11:45 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

Speaking of justice. Dylan Roof sentenced to death. May God have mercy on his soul because I won't.

January 10, 2017 at 16:52 | Unregistered Commentergriswold3

Obama has lost and doesn't even know it.
I feel sorry for his lack of perspective.

January 11, 2017 at 12:13 | Unregistered Commentergriswold3

Oh' man; that CNN reporter was bitch slapped so hard does he know what day it is?

January 11, 2017 at 13:05 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

The Loopy Lefties are in high dudgeon today, after their fake new guru from CNN was ignored by Trump. Awwww, poor babies.

January 12, 2017 at 06:45 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

Apparently our little town is on the crudely-drawn maps used by news organizations like the New York Times, who plan anthropology-style trips out to the cornfields of Iowa to see what those people could possibly be like.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/12/us/donald-trump-iowa-conservatives.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share&_r=1

I don't personally visit the hallowed Table(s) of Knowledge.

The Wicked Witch even began her campaign by trekking out in her Scooby van to our town for a carefully scripted appearance with our local country bumpkins, visiting a community college.

In the Iowa town I was raised was a settlement of American Indians, and I remember every new cub reporter for the Des Moines Register tried to go to the settlement to write some hard hitting Pulitzer prize worthy article about something.... poverty, or lack of opportunity, or government mistreatment, or something. The residents of the settlement had lots of fun mocking those anthropological interlopers. In the 70's, one joke that got published was the consumption of dogmeat, I will never forget the breathlessly-published quote from some settlement jokester, about preferring terriers to hounds because the meat was not as tough.

January 12, 2017 at 10:10 | Registered CommenterDuff, man

The true map of the country shows the areas where a majority voted for Hillary as tiny little slivers of land, mostly west coast and northeast coast. The area where Trump received majority support was pretty much the remaining 95% of the country. You know, the 95% flyover country, where everyone lives like the Beverly Hillbillies or a skit from Hee Haw. Bitter clingers. Deplorables. Ask Meryl Streep to explain.

January 12, 2017 at 10:22 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

BuzzFeed; isn't that the "news organization" Teabagger links to when he's sure this time he's right?

January 12, 2017 at 11:13 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

Kamala Harris; newly elected CA Senator at a CIA confirmation hearing today questioned CIA Appointee Pompeo on 1). LGBT 2). Climate Change 3). Minorities.. And CA voters thought when Boxer retired they could get any dumber Senator...

January 12, 2017 at 19:38 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

Fusion GPS.
Have you read the headlines on this disinformation campaign? My head is surely going to explode!
One thing the 'progressives' do well is lie.
Obama said, "I am the father of the Tea Party, you know." Clueless.
The Dems will play politics with the ACA. This is NOT sustainable. Something's gonna give.
Their main goal is to destroy the Republicans. Donald Trump is NOT a Republican. There are many liberal social policies that are being proposed. ( which I do not support) but their blind hatred will not let them see it.
Gonna be a fun 4 (8) years.
Bottom line, what they've been doing hasn't worked. Time to Try something else.

January 13, 2017 at 10:11 | Unregistered Commentergriswold3

Gris; speaking of blind hatred and stupidity... Fat Ass Rosie O'Donnell is calling for Marshall Law to keep Trump from being inaugurated next Friday... How quickly libs revert to banana republic socialism in calling out the military to fix an election they don't like...

January 13, 2017 at 10:32 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

O'Donnell is not merely ignorant, but stupid as well, incapable of learning or comprehension of the simplest facts. The more she babbles, the more she proves that point.

January 13, 2017 at 10:43 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

Does anyone else suspect that Winston is on his way to Washington to help with the radicals' plan to monkeywrench the inauguration? Maybe, while he's there, he will get in a high five with crazy old John Lewis, who has fully jumped the shark by calling Trump an "illegitimate" president.

January 14, 2017 at 12:53 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

We'll know it if we see him in the crowd or he speaks. He walks with a gimp and has a hair lip..

January 14, 2017 at 16:54 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

I'd be very nervous if I were a "Progressive" too. especially if Trump decides to use the power of the Presidency like Obama has. ie. like Obama, Trump could deny infrastructure monies to John Lewis' district.

January 15, 2017 at 08:12 | Unregistered Commentergriswold3

Lewis calls Trump "illegitimate" and Trump fires back to Lewis to be concerned about his own district and the left shits itself that Trump won't take attacks even from civil rights leaders lying down...

January 15, 2017 at 12:07 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

Some left-wing bird cage liner, possibly the LA Times, wrote in supreme indignation that Trump dared to disrespect John Lewis NEAR MLK'S BIRTHDAY! As if MLK day has some magic power to protect Lewis from criticism when he's being stupid and offensive.

The lefties are losing all control of their bowels.

January 15, 2017 at 13:05 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

Allen West just wrote a brilliant response to Lewis' nonsense. Worth the time to read it.

January 16, 2017 at 10:38 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

Have to wonder what that must feel like, being the racists' favorite black guy. Must feel like being someone's comical little mascot I would think.

January 16, 2017 at 13:25 | Registered CommenterWinston

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