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Couple forced to prove that New Mexico is a state while applying for marriage license
[USATODAY] Again? Didn't we see this story a year or two ago? Maybe they oughta rename New Messico as South Colorado? Maybe Deep South Dakota?
Posted by: Fred || 12/01/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [328 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Go to Albuquerque and say that there isn't an issue here.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 12/01/2018 2:08 Comments || Top||

#2  I once lived in New Mexico. It is a different kind of place, for sure.
Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 || 12/01/2018 3:17 Comments || Top||

#3  I'm a big fan of Santa Fe and Taos, but they got some problems they cultivate rather than mitigate.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 12/01/2018 3:20 Comments || Top||

#4  Hey that was good #3. I will have to remember that one," cultivate rather than mitigate".
Posted by: Dale || 12/01/2018 5:24 Comments || Top||

#5  What other states' license plates have to display USA on it?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 12/01/2018 8:44 Comments || Top||

#6  Ow!
Posted by: M. Murcek || 12/01/2018 9:35 Comments || Top||

#7  It's disgustingly common. New Mexico Magazine even has a section called One Of Our Fifty Is Missing.
Posted by: Spats Snomoth9571 || 12/01/2018 12:33 Comments || Top||

#8  USA?
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 12/01/2018 15:10 Comments || Top||

#9  Is as Amer'can as red beans and rice with catfish, you...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 12/01/2018 16:43 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Al Sharpton on Stacey Abrams: ‘We Won Georgia, It Was Robbed'
[Breitbart] Wednesday on the "Tom Joyner Morning Show," MSNBC host Al Sharpton said the Georgia gubernatorial election was "stolen" from Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams by Republican Brian Kemp.

Discussing the 2018 midterm results in Florida, Georgia and Mississippi, Sharpton said, "Blacks lost for governor in two and senator in one but made measurable increases in our vote. I believe we won Georgia, it was robbed."

I ask you, who could possibly know more about larceny ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 12/01/2018 08:18 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [251 views] Top|| File under:

#1  R-E-S-P-C-T
Posted by: Frank G || 12/01/2018 10:10 Comments || Top||

#2  Abrams fat and ugly. Sharpton slimmed down to prove that beauty is skin deep but ugly is clean down to the bone...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 12/01/2018 12:14 Comments || Top||

#3  That feeling when the fix is in, but you still lose.
Posted by: SteveS || 12/01/2018 14:58 Comments || Top||

#4  Yeah, the left swore that would never happen again after 2016 so boy are they p*ssed now...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 12/01/2018 16:32 Comments || Top||


Ocasio-Cortez Likens Civil Rights And Going To The Moon To Winning Her Election
[Daily Caller] Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio Cortez on Friday likened her own election victory and the victories of other Democrats to the civil rights movement, voter enfranchisement, and the Moon landings.

"This is not just about a green new deal," Ocasio-Cortez said on Friday, speaking in front of the Capitol with a group of Democratic lawmakers in support of the "Green New Deal," an attempt to make climate change a priority of the incoming Democratic-majority Congress.

"This is about a new deal for the United States of America," she continued. "Because in every moment when our country has reached the depths of darkness, in every moment when we were at the brink, at the cusp of an abyss and we did not know if we would be capable of saving ourselves, we have. We’ve done it. We’ve dug deep and we’ve done what we thought was impossible."

Ocasio-Cortez then seemed to equate major milestones in American history, like the establishment of civil rights and the Moon landing, to herself and other Democrats winning their elections. (RELATED: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Equates Ending Of Slavery To Electing Democrats)

"We went to the Moon, we electrified the nation, we established civil rights, we enfranchised the country. We dig deep and we did it. We did it when no one else thought that we could. That’s what we did when so many of us won in elections this year. That’s what so many of us did."
Posted by: Besoeker || 12/01/2018 01:09 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [302 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Her new nickname then...Space Panties
Posted by: Ebbavirt Clunk4147 || 12/01/2018 1:19 Comments || Top||

#2  Can we seat her next to Musk on the SpaceX Mars ride?
Posted by: M. Murcek || 12/01/2018 2:13 Comments || Top||

#3  TW: Please re-enter your pithy inline cmts. While incorporating the new graphic, I inadvertently deleted them. My apologies.
Posted by: Besoeker || 12/01/2018 2:27 Comments || Top||

#4  Tells us more about the electorate than you. Heck, in Nevada they elected a dead brothel owner rather than a Donk.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 12/01/2018 7:22 Comments || Top||

#5  Occasional Cortex had a break with reality.
Posted by: JohnQC || 12/01/2018 10:06 Comments || Top||

#6  Excited to hear her detail the guano deal.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 12/01/2018 10:14 Comments || Top||

#7  Naive voters: when feelings and fancy replace reason and facts.
Posted by: warthogswife || 12/01/2018 10:54 Comments || Top||

#8  I'm glad I didn't live long enough to see this.
Posted by: Pappy || 12/01/2018 16:09 Comments || Top||

#9  A Legend In Her Own Mind™...
Posted by: magpie || 12/01/2018 17:19 Comments || Top||

#10  Teeth and Eyes for Speaker!
Posted by: SR-71 || 12/01/2018 23:23 Comments || Top||


House Speaker Paul Ryan: There's Something 'Really Bizarre' About California's Election System
[Townhall] House Speaker Paul Ryan questioned California’s ballot-counting process after Democrats were able to flip several GOP-held seats.

The state’s election system "defies logic to me," he said during an interview with the Washington Post’s Paul Kane. "We had a lot of wins that night, and three weeks later we lost basically every contested California race. This election system they have, I can’t begin to understand what ballot harvesting is."

"We were only down 26 seats the night of the election and three weeks later, we lost basically every California race," he continued. "This election system they have ‐ I can’t begin to understand what ’ballot harvesting’ is."

He did not accuse the state of any wrongdoing and his campaign spokesman Jeremy Adler later clarified in a statement to The Hill that "The Speaker did not and does not dispute the [election] results."

"I just think it’s weird," he said when pressed by Kane during the event.
Posted by: Besoeker || 12/01/2018 00:39 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [294 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Duh!
Posted by: Ebbavirt Clunk4147 || 12/01/2018 1:00 Comments || Top||

#2  Ridiculous for an assh*le like Ryan to act like he doesn't understand. He read the white papers (guessing he can read) and nodded his Eddie Munster head all along.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 12/01/2018 3:11 Comments || Top||

#3  No $hit Mr. Ryan. BTW, do you still have a wall around your house?
Posted by: JohnQC || 12/01/2018 10:08 Comments || Top||

#4  Jungle primaries, tiered voting all schemes to "fix" a system that doesn't get the "correct" results...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 12/01/2018 12:09 Comments || Top||

#5  Time for a congressional investigation, huh? Maybe even decertify some of these elections.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 12/01/2018 12:15 Comments || Top||

#6  What's so bizarre? That they are not even trying to hide their ballot stuffing anymore?
Posted by: CrazyFool || 12/01/2018 13:10 Comments || Top||

#7  Yeah, a congressional investigation will make it all right.
/sarc
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 12/01/2018 13:18 Comments || Top||

#8  Thanks for nothing, Ko*****ker
Posted by: charger || 12/01/2018 14:36 Comments || Top||


Blue State Blues: Democrats Stole the Election in California ‐ Legally, Through ‘Ballot Harvesting'
[Breitbart] California Democrats "stole" the midterm election using a new method that is illegal elsewhere but completely legal in the Golden State: a practice called "ballot harvesting," which allows third parties to submit mail-in ballots for voters.

It sounds "bizarre," as outgoing Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) described it to the Washington Post on Thursday ‐ but it is absolutely true: Democratic operatives handed in pile after pile of other people’s ballots.

And Demorats are proud of it, mocking Republicans for failing to take advantage of a new law signed by Governor Jerry Brown in 2016, over GOP objections, that allows "ballot harvesting," and which some Republicans are now blaming for their defeat.

The practice explains several mysteries about the 2018 election, such as: why mail-in ballots caused massive shifts toward Democrats in races Republicans thought they won on Election Night; why Republicans won the turnout battle in the primary, but lost it in the general election; and why Democrats with party backing defeated fellow Democrats without it ‐ even when the latter had more money.

"Ballot harvesting" by Democratic Party operatives ‐ a surprise tactic they likely saved for the general election ‐ appears to have made the difference. The San Francisco Chronicle reported Thursday that Democrats ran a disciplined, door-to-door campaign offering to deliver voters’ ballots to the polls:
Posted by: Besoeker || 12/01/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [274 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Look for Northern California to become the 51st state.
Posted by: Ebbavirt Clunk4147 || 12/01/2018 1:04 Comments || Top||

#2  Hastening the day that voting will be a full contact sport, no mailing it in allowed.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 12/01/2018 2:07 Comments || Top||

#3  "You know, comrades," says Stalin, "that I think in regard to this: I consider it completely unimportant who in the party will vote, or how; but what is extraordinarily important is this — who will count the votes, and how."
Posted by: Besoeker || 12/01/2018 8:53 Comments || Top||


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A Saudi views the G-20
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[MicrosoftTranslate] May God protect you, our crown. And defeat your envious and envious enemies our 🇸🇦💚 country is fine thanks to God then led by firmness and determination


Posted by: 3dc || 12/01/2018 07:06 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [207 views] Top|| File under:

#1  More pro-Saudi views and clips at this link
Posted by: 3dc || 12/01/2018 7:16 Comments || Top||

#2  9/10 of the world has filth for leaders. We have a slightly better than average urinal biscuit...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 12/01/2018 9:11 Comments || Top||


At the Summit
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Sat 2018-12-01
  Bush the Elder dies at 94
Fri 2018-11-30
  Around 70 militants killed, wounded in 4-day operations in Kunduz
Thu 2018-11-29
  28 ISIS-K, Taliban militants killed in Afghan and U.S. forces operations
Wed 2018-11-28
  Over 200 TLP activists booked under sedition, other charges in Rawalpindi
Tue 2018-11-27
  Somali Muslim Arrested for Attempting to Mow Down Jews With Car in Front of L.A. Synagogue
Mon 2018-11-26
  ISIS-K spokesman killed in Afghan Special Forces operation in Nangarhar
Sun 2018-11-25
  Federal officials close border into Mexico amid migrant protests
Sat 2018-11-24
  U.S. Airstrikes Kill 50 Al-Shabaab Jihadis in Somalia
Fri 2018-11-23
  Terror attack on Chinese Consulate in Karachi foiled; 2 policemen martyred
Thu 2018-11-22
  PA court sentences Palestinians to 15 years hard labor for selling land to Jews
Wed 2018-11-21
  US military says strikes killed over 30 suspected militants in Somalia
Tue 2018-11-20
  Daesh suffers devastating defeat as Syrian Army liberates entire Al-Safa region
Mon 2018-11-19
  Key Taliban commanders among 7 detained by Afghan Commandos in Takhar
Sun 2018-11-18
  43 civilians killed by anti-ISIS coalition strikes in east Syria
Sat 2018-11-17
  Taliban kill 30 policemen in Farah province

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