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… I can understand Halloween Costumes [#POTUS]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,October 30th,2014

.. especially about Barack Obama .

.. any President is fair game . Richard Nixon , Jimmy Carter , and Ronald Reagan [espc. Reagan] were top targets of companies picking on public figures …

.. [h/t —]..
.. [link] to the tweets / blog post …

.. but , Ray Rice , or worse , Ray Rice [in blackface] ? That I do not get …. not one bit . It is not funny at all , folks . Rice is fair game , but the subject material is not …

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… Actually , George [Will] , I would go back Further …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,July 12th,2014

.. George Will is trying to make his point , that relations between Congress and POTUS have not been this bad ever since the Carter years . Actually , I beg to differ …

.. [h/t — RealClearPolitics]..
.. [link] to the video clip ..

.. I would go back further , to the Nixon years . In particular , the treasonous acts of the ” Watergate babies ” in Congress in 1974 . At last , by  now , the last of the scum and vermin from those days is just about gone from Capitol Hill . It is long since past time for that ….

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… the Typical Media Hypocricy …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,July 6th,2014

.. while Tricky Dick was nailed (justly) for his crimes …

.. His Lordship (Obama) is getting away with bloody murder . Worse , the media is showing little to no interest in doing its job , while those that do (conservative media) are often ignored …

.. [h/t — Comicallyincorrect]..
.. [link] to the cartoon ..

.. boy , would things be different , if …

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… It tells You how Dangerous things are Getting [#His Lordship]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,June 8th,2014

.. Jonathan Turley was on ” Hannity ” the other night . His comments were striking , but not all that shocking …

.. [h/t — Mediaite]..
.. [link] to the video footage ..

.. What Prof. Turley said is scary . Especially with the LameStreamMedia behaving like a bunch of lapdogs , and doing absolutely nothing to investigate this guy and hold his feet to the fire …

.. May God in Heaven help Us All …

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… Bravo , George Will ! [on NPR interview] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,October 10th,2013

… Will was in an interview on NPR with Steve Inskeep (link [here]) , and chopped the heck out of POTUS and his position . To be honest , it was an equal opportunity chew – out , thus giving the GOP a fair bit of grief …

… [h/t — the Daily Caller]  …

On NPR’s “Morning Edition” on Wednesday, Washington Post columnist and Fox News contributor George Will attacked President Barack Obama for what seems to be his view of the U.S. Constitution’s separation of powers, saying he must have “cut class the day they got to the separation of powers because he seems to consider it not just an inconvenience but an indignity.”

In an interview with National Public Radio’s Steve Inskeep, Will explained that the sort of impasses plaguing the federal government like the budget shutdown are part of what he called “the Madisonian scheme,” which intentionally makes moving the federal government in one direction difficult.

“This is the Madisonian scheme,” Will said, referring to former President James Madison, who has been called “the father of the Constitution.”

“Each institution shall be the jealous asserter of its prerogatives and try to maximize its power,” Madison continued. “I sometimes think that when he was at Harvard Law School, Mr. Obama cut class the day they got to the separation of powers because he seems to consider it not just an inconvenience but an indignity. Although he got 270 electoral votes and therefore gets to be president, he didn’t get everything. The Madisonian scheme is for the government to be hard to move. It’s supposed to be. People look at Washington and say, ‘Oh gosh this is so difficult.’ It’s supposed to be difficult.”

Inskeep said that although that is the Madisionian scheme, detractors of the current Republican efforts to defund Obamacare by using the purse strings as leverage are short-circuiting a system that has seemed to approve of Obamacare based on the last presidential election. But Will disagreed, noting the argument that Obamacare is the “law of the land” neglects to realize a lot of other bad laws were once laws of the land.

“How does this short-circuit the system?” he replied. “I mean, I hear Democrats say ‘the Affordable Care Act is the law’ as though we’re supposed to genuflect at that sunburst of insight and move on. Well, the Fugitive Slave Act was the law. ‘Separate but Equal’ was the law. A lot of things were the law and then we changed them. And this is part of the bruising, untidy, utterly democratic technique for changing laws.”

He added that using measures as the Republicans are doing is not unprecedented, as two prominent congressional Democrats had tried in the early 1970s.

“It’s been tried — something like that,” Will replied. “In 1973, as I’m sure you know, the debt ceiling came up and [Democrats] Ted Kennedy, Walter Mondale attached a campaign finance scheme to the debt ceiling. It didn’t work. This is not novel.”

Will did admit that the strategy as it is currently being implemented by congressional Republicans won’t give the political win in this battle. But he explained that Speaker of the House John Boehner was forced to go this route by a very active constituency. He also pointed out that the Congress flexed its muscle in a similar way in 1970 when former President Richard Nixon ordered the invasion of Cambodia, but was stripped of funding by the passage of the Cooper-Church Amendment.

“This is why Madison, my hero, emphasized where you put the power of the purse,” he added.

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… More from the “Three Musketeers??” [Weiner,Filner,Spitzer] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,July 24th,2013

.. or , is it that Anthony Weiner is playing “catchup…” [joke intended]

.. I am amazed that this arrogant and boorish [bleep] is even thinking of staying in the New York City mayor ‘ s race . I have to wonder

English: Anthony Weiner at the LGBT Pride para...

English: Anthony Weiner at the LGBT Pride parade, New York City, 2009. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

about the public opinion polls , though . Even though it is still many weeks to election day , Weiner is still leader (as is Spitzer , for NYC comptroller) . What is it in the water these days in the Big Apple ?

.. Also , what is it with Huma Abedin , Weiner ‘ s wife . She is actually talking in public , and staying with Sluggo through all of this . Why ? She should wheel , turn , slap him , kick him in the balls , and walk out (with their child) , and then file for divorce .

.. Was Anthony Weiner set up? I don’t usually go in for conspiracy theories; besides, the whole spectacle of Weiner-Spitzer-Filner makes a conspiracy implausible even for the most implacable Grassy Knollers. It’s not just that all three of these less-than-gentle-men have names that coincidentally end in “-er,” but the fact that they all sound like bad porn star pseudonyms. Though now that you mention it, “Carlos Danger” is a pretty good porn pseudonym, too.

.. The indirect claim in the documentary “Client 9” about Spitzer’s fall that the nefarious Roger Stone was somehow behind it all sounds more than farfetched–until you take in the bizarre fact that Stone has a prominent tattoo of Richard Nixon on his back. What’s up with that? Anyone with a Nixon tattoo on their upper back has to be a little . . . bent.

weiner sexting

Take in that last sentence: “Specifically your health care rants were a huge turn on“!!!

Are there really liberals out there who are turned on by Weiner’s panting about health care ?

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