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-Short Attention Span Theater-
Trump Reportedly Told Stormy Daniels to Spank Him with an Issue of Forbes
There are new details about the president’s alleged relationship with adult-film star Stormy Daniels. According to a report by Mother Jones, Daniels once claimed that the president made her spank him with an issue of Forbes magazine.

The information came from an email exchange between two campaign consultants who worked with Daniels back in 2009, when she was considering running for Senator of Louisiana (one of her potential campaign slogans was "Stormy Daniels: Screwing people honestly.")

When one consultant, Andrea Dubé, expressed surprise that Donald Trump was listed as one of Daniel’s possible campaign contributors, the other consultant replied:

"Yep. She says one time he made her sit with him for three hours watching "shark week." Another time he had her spank him with a Forbes magazine."
Had it been 0bumhole, it would probably have been an old issue of Sesame Street.
None of Daniels’ reps have commented on the story, nor has Trump’s lawyer, Michael Cohen.

As for Trump, it is unclear how he feels about spanking, but his feelings about sharks are clear.
Posted by: gorb || 01/19/2018 02:44 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6503 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Had it been 0bumhole, it would probably have been an old issue of Sesame Street.

No way gorb - Stormy Daniels is a woman.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 01/19/2018 3:10 Comments || Top||

#2  Have Christopher Steele or Glenn Simpson validated any of this ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/19/2018 3:31 Comments || Top||

#3  alleged

Time to update libel laws. The 14th Amendment has been grossly abused by SCOTUS to implement the failed Equal Rights Amendment. However, if they really want 'equal' rights there should never be two standards of libel, one for public and another for private citizens. There should only be one.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 01/19/2018 7:36 Comments || Top||

#4  I'll have a Rekker Rum "Stormy Daniels" please. Easy on the ice. My 401k is spanking the DOW.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/19/2018 8:38 Comments || Top||

#5  I have trouble believing the whole Stormy Daniels story. Having seen photos of her holding a #NeverTrump sign I suspect all of this is a combo of self-promotion and political hatchet-job.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 01/19/2018 10:18 Comments || Top||

#6  Bored with this whore.
Posted by: Regular joe || 01/19/2018 18:57 Comments || Top||

#7  Too much detail. Forbes? Really?! Why not "Golf?"
Posted by: Anomalous Sources || 01/19/2018 23:33 Comments || Top||


Africa North
Egyptian-American relations: Transactional or strategic?
A clarifying question, with a long, wordy answer
[AlAhram] Following a delay accompanied by much speculation US Vice President Mike Pence is now scheduled to arrive in the Middle East for a three-leg visit, beginning in Egypt on 20 January and then taking in Jordan and Israel.

He is expected to meet al-Sissi for a few hours in al-Ittahidiya Palace.

The Pence visit, originally scheduled for 20 December, was delayed following US President Donald Trump
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/19/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6487 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Sisi is easy to work with.
Posted by: newc || 01/19/2018 17:30 Comments || Top||

#2  especially when you're not an active Muslim Brotherhood abettor and supporter
Posted by: Frank G || 01/19/2018 20:39 Comments || Top||


International-UN-NGOs
Totten: Time to Kick Turkey Out of NATO
Posted by: newc || 01/19/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6463 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

#1  Time to kick NATO apart.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 01/19/2018 3:21 Comments || Top||

#2  When the Berlin Wall fell and the CCCP collapsed, so, too, should have NATO (or, at least, been massively downsized). Now, NATO is in Afghanistan. I mean, come on!
Posted by: DooDahMan || 01/19/2018 3:51 Comments || Top||

#3  At wits end with Erdogan.
The opposite of the "Partnership"
and he is wild like an ass.
Posted by: newc || 01/19/2018 4:10 Comments || Top||

#4  That boy Erdogan wants another Ottoman (or, Erdogan) Empire. And, yes, NATO is a mess. An NATO doesn't need Ukraine, either.
Posted by: DooDahMan || 01/19/2018 4:15 Comments || Top||

#5  Been saying that for a while, glad someone with a name is saying out loud now too.
Posted by: Injun Bucket8891 || 01/19/2018 5:01 Comments || Top||

#6  Should have kicked Turkey out of NATO when they refused to even provide bases during the invasion of Iraq. That was a clear sign that the mission to defend against the Soviets was long gone and the alliance had no real purpose anymore.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 01/19/2018 10:23 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Culture Wars
Sorry, Ansari: a praxeologist looks at the latest scandalette
h/t Instapundit
[Armed&Dangerous] This is an expanded version of a comment I left on Megan McArdle’s post

Listen to the ’Bad Feminists’ in which she muses on the "Grace"-vs.-Aziz-Ansari scandalette and wonders why younger women report feeling so powerless and used.

It’s not complicated, Megan. You actually got most of it already, but I don’t think you quite grasp how comprehensive the trap is yet. Younger women feel powerless because they live in a dating environment where sexual license has gone from an option to a minimum bid.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 01/19/2018 04:06 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6513 views] Top|| File under:

#1 

You can't have it both ways. Remove the social inhibitions and barriers and what do you end up with?
Posted by: JohnQC || 01/19/2018 10:56 Comments || Top||

#2  The leading edge of the sexual revolution give women options they didn’t have before; its completion has taken away many of the choices they used to have by trapping them in a sexual-competition race for the bottom.

Referring to the quote from the article.
Posted by: JohnQC || 01/19/2018 10:57 Comments || Top||

#3  Liberals always militate in favor of the lowest common denominator. Until that stops working out so hot...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/19/2018 14:34 Comments || Top||

#4  Yeah, made me look.........
Posted by: Anomalous Sources || 01/19/2018 21:55 Comments || Top||


Sarah Hoyt: Trump is the "un-Obama" of our time.
h/t Instapundit
A little more than a year into President Donald Trump’s term and much remains the same. Liberals still claim he is the modern incarnation of Hitler or Satan. Never-Trumpers continue to wait for the Administration to implode. Even so, if you look beneath the surface of rhetoric and denial, it quickly becomes clear the President Trump has become the "un-Obama", acting "to reduce government employment, deregulate, sanction radical expansion of fossil-fuel production, question the economic effects of globalization on Americans between the coasts, address deindustrialization, recalibrate the tax code, rein in the EPA, secure the border, reduce illegal immigration, or question transnational organizations."

According to the National Review, Obama was the first modern president to figure out how to prevent the national economy from growing 3% in a single year. He did so through "the efforts of a 24/7 redistributionist agenda of tax increases, federalizing health care, massive new debt, layers of more regulation, zero-interest rates, neo-socialist regulatory appointments, expansionary eligibility for entitlements, and constant anti-free-market jawboning that created a psychological atmosphere conducive to real retrenchment, mental holding patterns, and legitimate fears over discernable success." Add to that the militarization of agencies like the IRS and the DOJ, not to mention the EPA. Is it any wonder so many look at the Feds with suspicion and fear these days?

..."One would have thought that all Republican presidents and presidential candidate would be something like the antitheses to progressivism. In truth, few really were. So given the lateness of the national hour, a President Nobama could prove to be quite a change," writes Victor Hanson Davis.
As I said before, lets hope that Obama's era was peak stupidity in USA, and hence the World's, affairs.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 01/19/2018 03:51 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6461 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Ugh - from the woman who singlehandedly killed the phrase 'This is my shocked face'. Overplayed to death just like 'Stairway to Heaven' and 'Free Bird'. Sorry, not gonna read it, ever.
Posted by: Raj || 01/19/2018 10:15 Comments || Top||

#2  Trump is the un-Obama? Trump is far more than the un-Obama. That is why he was elected over the corrupted/tainted, evil, criminal Swamp Queen.
Posted by: JohnQC || 01/19/2018 11:03 Comments || Top||

#3  Not a treasonous Muslim Jihad funding supporter? Nice change.
Posted by: Woodrow || 01/19/2018 15:26 Comments || Top||


Why some African Americans are moving to Africa
[Aljazeera] Accra, Ghana - They have come from the big cities of San Francisco, Chicago, and New York. Thousands of them. And many refuse to return.
Thousands I tell you, thousands!
A new wave of African Americans is escaping the incessant racism and prejudice in the United States. From Senegal and Ghana to The Gambia, communities are emerging in defiance of conventional wisdom that Africa is a continent everyone is trying to leave.

It is estimated that between 3,000 and 5,000 African Americans live in Accra, the Ghanaian capital. They are teachers in small towns in the west or entrepreneurs in the capital and say they that even though living in Ghana is not always easy, they feel free and safe.
No phones, running water, or indoor plumbing.... does take some getting used to.
Take Muhammida el-Muhajir, a digital marketer from New York City, who left her job to move to Accra.

She says she moved, because despite her education and experience, she was always made to feel like a second-class citizen. Moving was an opportunity to fulfil her potential and avoid being targeted by racial violence.
Digital Marketer moves to Ghana? At least she'll have more free time.
She told Al Jazeera her story:

On life as a second-class citizen in the US... "I grew up in Philadelphia and then New York. I went to Howard, which is a historically black university. I tell people that Ghana is like Howard in real life. It felt like a microcosm of the world. At university, they tell us the world isn't black, but there are places where this is the real world. Howard prepares you for a world where black people are in charge, which is a completely different experience compared to people who have gone to predominantly white universities."
Emphasis added.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/19/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6472 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Point...and Counter point

For another perspective on Senegal...



Posted by: SteveS || 01/19/2018 0:36 Comments || Top||

#2  A new wave of African Americans is escaping the incessant racism and prejudice in the United States.

Where nobody likes them.
Posted by: gorb || 01/19/2018 1:45 Comments || Top||

#3  Calling Mr Reyonolds, Mr Mack Reynolds to the white courtesy phone. Or should it be Jerry Pournelle?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 01/19/2018 3:20 Comments || Top||

#4  Good picks grom
Posted by: newc || 01/19/2018 3:29 Comments || Top||

#5  I endeavour to give satisfaction
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 01/19/2018 3:32 Comments || Top||

#6  Howard (University) prepares you for a world where black people are in charge

The desired end-state of course.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/19/2018 3:35 Comments || Top||

#7  Howard prepares you for a world where black people are in charge

Of Algebra?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 01/19/2018 3:41 Comments || Top||

#8  She told Al Jazeera her story:

Al Jazeera is obviously running low on material.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/19/2018 3:52 Comments || Top||

#9  Was Marcus Garvey's shipline resurrected?
Posted by: DooDahMan || 01/19/2018 3:53 Comments || Top||

#10  No doo, that was ALGORE
Posted by: newc || 01/19/2018 4:23 Comments || Top||

#11  They have come from the big cities of San Francisco, Chicago, and New York.

Why do they move?
Ghana is cheaper than where they did live.
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/19/2018 7:13 Comments || Top||

#12  Having worked with many actual Africans, they HATED the African Americans. It was rather enlightening.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 01/19/2018 8:26 Comments || Top||

#13  feel like a second-class citizen.

It's always all about the feelz with these people.
Posted by: AlanC || 01/19/2018 9:35 Comments || Top||

#14  I personally think it would do the US a lot of good to encourage African American college graduates to join the Peace Corps to serve in Africa for a year or two.

See the world as it is, not as the Professors and agitators say it is and perhaps do some good while you are there.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 01/19/2018 10:26 Comments || Top||

#15  "No matter where you were sold or left the port, Senegal or Ghana, no one can be certain where you came from."

That is an interesting personalization of something that happened to a distant relative. If that sort of thinking is universal among African Americans it might explain a lot.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 01/19/2018 10:30 Comments || Top||

#16  #2 You are so correct. This has got to be fake news. Africans have no desire to allow America Blacks in their countries because they have no respect for them. In Africa how dark you are is what differentiates one group from another. Americans suffer an added liability because their views are so alien there. When in America blacks I have found see the Blacks here as too full of hate and full of race issues. Drugs, crime and family breakdown are no badges of honor. Yes, they have their crime there so why import more.
Posted by: Dale || 01/19/2018 14:28 Comments || Top||

#17  "I went to Howard, which is a historically black university". Yes, founded by white people for minorities. Not just for Black people. In the main hall lobby you will see the many oil paintings of the founders and as I recall they are all white.
Posted by: Dale || 01/19/2018 14:31 Comments || Top||

#18  Fake indeed. More Ghanaians in Houston, I'd bet, than Amblacks (is that a word?) in Ghana. However...

Marcus Garvey's shipline

"Nobody remembers old Marcus!"
Has Rodney forgotten to /sarc us,
Ignoring Old Jarvey,
Who, far more than Garvey,
Unlocked Winston's narcous ol' carcass?
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 01/19/2018 20:11 Comments || Top||


Why liberal elites are so resentful of middle America
[NYPost] This week we saw a few perfect examples of why liberal coastal elites are so resentful of middle America: It’s because the supposed rubes and rednecks aren’t more resentful of the elites ‐ or, more specifically, the elites’ "success."

They don’t aspire to be like their self-appointed betters.

Some Americans just don’t need much; they don’t think there’s anything wrong with wanting to have a 1,500-square-foot house, watch football and go to church on Sunday. They don’t want to leave their hometowns to come to Silicon Valley or Washington, DC, or Manhattan. They place great value on community and living near family and carrying out family traditions.

That’s not hate, that’s not stupidity, that’s not racism ‐ it’s their own version of the American dream.
Continues.

Just for fun, word search "Melinda Byerley" and read what the li'l darlin' said about me and, presumably, you.
Posted by: Anomalous Sources || 01/19/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6474 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I can only home that karma will bite each and everyone of those POS in the butt.
Posted by: anymouse || 01/19/2018 1:00 Comments || Top||

#2  Because they need to hate and despise somebody?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 01/19/2018 3:38 Comments || Top||

#3  Because real people are so passe.
Posted by: newc || 01/19/2018 4:28 Comments || Top||

#4  Funny how the elites rail against the materialistic culture of America and also rail against middle America which seems to have self-control regarding the materialistic culture of America.

Seems as if the elites are just self-loathing arse holes.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 01/19/2018 10:22 Comments || Top||

#5  Leftwing progressivism is an ideology pf hate, jealousy and resentment. That's really all they have to offer.
Posted by: Iblis || 01/19/2018 10:37 Comments || Top||

#6  Why liberal elites are so resentful of middle America

Cause they reject peonage?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 01/19/2018 10:45 Comments || Top||

#7  They hate middle America but they want your vote and the power that comes with it.
Posted by: JohnQC || 01/19/2018 10:53 Comments || Top||

#8  Because they [liberal "elites"] like to think of themselves as wave of the future - while being aware, somewhere deep inside, that they're just sewage running downhill?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 01/19/2018 11:53 Comments || Top||

#9  You also get small towns (3000 people) that are bastions of the far left : Ketchum,ID : Jackson, WY : Bozeman,MT
Posted by: 746 || 01/19/2018 12:45 Comments || Top||

#10  The further you are from the east and west coasts, the more American flags you see. And they hate us all.
Posted by: Woodrow || 01/19/2018 15:28 Comments || Top||

#11  Why liberal elites are so resentful of middle America

Because they haven't run out of food. Yet . . . .
Posted by: gorb || 01/19/2018 15:39 Comments || Top||

#12  I proudly fly my flag in my NATIVE San Diego. I know it's easier to disparage all Californians, but that cheap slander. You might want to take a higher road and support the patriotic sane Californians. San Diego County military stations would beat most nations in a war
Posted by: Frank G || 01/19/2018 20:25 Comments || Top||

#13  Because? We refuse to be ruled. We refuse to be forced into things "for our own good" by the government.

And only partially can we be governed, and even then, only by our peers who know better than try to control us.

They hate us because we will not obey them mindlessly like the Progressive fodder they have created in the universities and urban areas.

Free people are their mortal enemy.
Posted by: Injun Bucket8891 || 01/19/2018 20:30 Comments || Top||



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Fri 2018-01-19
  Deso Dogg -- Dead Again
Thu 2018-01-18
  US drone strike leaves 6 militants dead, wounded in East of Afghanistan
Wed 2018-01-17
  Wanted terrorist Abdullah Al-Qalaf killed in eastern Saudi Arabia
Tue 2018-01-16
  Deadly clashes in Libyan capital force airport to close
Mon 2018-01-15
  Israel Says It Destroys Hamas Tunnel Under Key Gaza Crossing
Sun 2018-01-14
  Islamic State affiliate claims Mali attack that injured 3 French soldiers
Sat 2018-01-13
  Over 100 Palestinians said injured in West Bank, Gaza clashes
Fri 2018-01-12
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Thu 2018-01-11
  Veritas strikes again: Twitter caught doing shadow bans on conservatives through algorithm
Wed 2018-01-10
  Pakistan has suspended military and intelligence cooperation with US: defence minister
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  Spokesman: Senior Hamas official shot in the head
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