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The NYT news section reported:

Throughout his presidency, Mr. Trump has tried to bend events to his will, often using social media to drive home his alternate version of reality and, thanks to the power of repetition and the loyal support of his base, sometimes succeeding. But the president’s attempt to drive deeper into the culture wars around a national holiday, during an intensifying health crisis that will not yield to his tactics, risked coming across as out of sync with the concerned mood of the country at a moment when his re-election campaign is struggling and unfocused.

Thanks for the campaign advice, Times.

Here’s Trump’s list of new statues to be put up by July 4, 2026, the 250th anniversary of the country:

“The National Garden should be composed of statues, including statues of John Adams, Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, Daniel Boone, Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, Henry Clay, Davy Crockett, Frederick Douglass, Amelia Earhart, Benjamin Franklin, Billy Graham, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, Martin Luther King, Jr., Abraham Lincoln, Douglas MacArthur, Dolley Madison, James Madison, Christa McAuliffe, Audie Murphy, George S. Patton, Jr., Ronald Reagan, Jackie Robinson, Betsy Ross, Antonin Scalia, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Harriet Tubman, Booker T. Washington, George Washington, and Orville and Wilbur Wright.”

Lincoln, Jefferson, George Washington, and Martin Luther King already have their own lavish memorials in Washington D.C. (although King’s is pretty bad), but among the Founding Fathers, Franklin, Hamilton, Adams, and Madison are under-monumented in D.C. I’d be open to adding Tom Paine for the left and, say, Patrick Henry for the anti-Federalist right. Clay is a giant who is hazy in the public’s mind, so that’s a good choice. Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois would make a good pair since they didn’t agree on much.

The National Statuary Hall in the Capitol building doesn’t get all that much attention. It has an eclectic collection of 100 statues chosen by each of the 50 states.

States are constantly kicking old statues out and replacing them with new statues. Reagan has been in since California sent him in 2009. Utah is kicking out Philo T. Farnsworth in favor of some lady politician.

I’d like to see a statue of Richard Feynman dunking a Space Shuttle O-ring in a glass of ice water.

 
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  1. Anonymous[186] • Disclaimer says:

    CNN is implying that Bernie sides with former slave owner…

  2. Anonymous[403] • Disclaimer says:

    HAHAHA good one Steve.

    It was a heapin’ helpin’ of Miller. Lots of great rhetoric for lovers of this country. He kept Miller around for a reason. Jettisoned everyone else of course.

    Very frustrating to hear him talk about our youth being educated to hate America and yet he hasn’t lifted a finger to reform the Dept of Education. Why hasn’t he been cleaning out the communists from that department.

    Trump understands that the Marxists are waging war on America but Trump does not wage war on Marxism.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
    @Anonymous

    I ran out of [Agree]s and [Thanks], but BOTH.

    (Not agree, as in, I heard the speech, but wrt your 2nd and 3rd paragraphs.)

    , @I Have Scinde
    @Anonymous

    "Trump understands that the Marxists are waging war on America but Trump does not wage war on Marxism."

    President Trump seems to be content to play the role of Fabius Maximus to the left's (or Marxists') Hannibal. It's not illogical - it's a better strategy to let them tire themselves out and waste their strength than to waste your own strength a reckless attack. But the second Punic War only ended when Scipio took the fight directly to Cathage, against the judgment of many on the Roman side.

    So does the right have a Scipio? And what is the left's Carthage?

    Replies: @Dave Pinsen, @Deadite, @Ian M.

    , @jack daniels
    @Anonymous

    Trump is in danger of being seen as all talk and never action.

    The putative tough guy comes across as weak, almost helpless. The public would love to see him fight back IMO.

    The risks of NOT fighting back are greater.

    Replies: @Anonymous

    , @IHTG
    @Anonymous

    If you think what's happening comes down to a gaggle of conspiring bureaucrats in the Department of Education then you're sorely out of touch with what's happened to children of the upper middle class in your country.

    Replies: @Anonymous

    , @Mike_from_SGV
    @Anonymous

    "he hasn’t lifted a finger to reform the Dept of Education"
    I'd like to see him go on the offense by picking a random high-profile SJW university like Harvard and then trying to do something awful to it, like defund it if they don't rescind all the SJW BS they require, or banning Harvard graduates from Federal employment, etc. If universities want to be founts of totalitarianism, let them suffer for it. I think picking and damaging a specific target would be more energizing to normal voters than a bureaucratic effort like reforming the DOEd.

    Replies: @TomSchmidt

    , @Travis
    @Anonymous

    Abolishing the Department of Education would be a good start, but would not do much to change the education agenda in most states. It will take more than a Presidents executive orders to change the current education system. We need Governors and school boards to be held accountable.

    Today’s K-12 classroom is the propaganda arm of the left using its control of teachers’ unions, teacher training schools in the universities, and textbook publishing to launch an all out effort to indoctrinate students as young as kindergarten with “correct thinking” on subjects ranging from the perdurability of white racism and the “fluidity” of gender to the evils of “Islamophobia” and the coming man-made Armageddon of climate change. The leftist agenda starts at the local school boards across America and the individual States have more power over our school system than the federal government.

    To stop the indoctrination of our youth we need to infiltrate the school boards, and the state departments of education and the schools themselves. But most moderates are afraid the speak up , because it ill hurt their careers.

    Replies: @HammerJack

  3. He looked weak in the speech. Micky K is spot in, Trumpisim is more important than Trump, and Trump hates to loose, maybe the best option for him is to drop out, let Pence/Haley loose to Dementia and #BLM, we have a very good chance of keeping the Senate. Go for someone like Tucker or Cotton in 2024.

    BTW, can you imagine the scene when Dems start debating reparations in Jan oof next year?

    • Disagree: Precious
    • Replies: @Peterike
    @indocon

    “ maybe the best option for him is to drop out, let Pence/Haley loose to Dementia and #BLM, we have a very good chance of keeping the Senate. Go for someone like Tucker or Cotton in 2024.”

    After four years of open borders and citizenship for everyone? Good luck.

    , @Deadite
    @indocon

    If trump is defeated there will never be another conservative president.

    Replies: @TomSchmidt

    , @Currahee
    @indocon

    Please: lose.

    , @Anon7
    @indocon

    Try googling "double digit hillary clinton" and then look at the dates of the articles. HRC held a double-digit lead in the "polls" right into the middle of October, for heaven's sake.

    , @Lou XYX
    @indocon

    You have the mental capacity of a 2 year old if you think Democrats would actually pass reparations.

    The left doesn’t support reparations. The left has just gone so insane that they pretend to support reparations.

    Democrats are basically so into pandering to non-whites (especially negroes) that they pretend to support anti-white programs that they don’t actually support.

    Replies: @indocon

    , @anon
    @indocon

    Trumpisim is more important than Trump, and Trump hates to loose, maybe the best option for him is to drop out, let Pence/Haley loose to Dementia...

    lol.

    Your spelling is too loose. Lose the autocorrect, might help.

    , @Dago Shoes
    @indocon

    Haley is just another pro-zionist as she proved when she was governor and during her time as UN Representative. We've had enough of this in the Trump administration as well as from folks pushing the zionist cause since before WW1 -- time to get out of that 'business' because it provides nothing for US.

  4. delivered by some guy who slurs his words.

    — Jennifer Rubin (@JRubinBlogger) July 4, 2020

    Says some broad who’s literally the ugliest woman in the world. The ugliest girls in high school and college were almost always the least condemning of others. You take away that one quality, and what’s left?

    • Agree: JohnnyWalker123
    • Replies: @Steve in Greensboro
    @J1234

    Anything that makes the Rubin gargoyle unhappy is a good thing.

    And Dorothy Parker must have had her in mind when she said "beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone."

    Replies: @Harry Baldwin

  5. All the replies on Twitter that I read were strongly in favor of Trump and critical of the Times.

    How long will it take Twitter to alter responses to make it appear that the public supports the Times’s message?

  6. Anonymous[403] • Disclaimer says:

    Liberals foaming at the pie hole because lunatic plagerist MLK only got 500 words of the speech. In at least three different places I think over the three speeches. You would think MLK was on Mt Rushmore.

    The two speeches that preceded Trump were pretty good…. the lady gov of SD has a toughness she really let the libs have it …reminded of Coulter.

    • Replies: @Sam Malone
    @Anonymous


    You would think MLK was on Mt Rushmore.
     
    You've just given me a terrible premonition: sometime in the next 10-20 years this nation will witness the proudly courageous blasting and demolishing of the current faces on Mount Rushmore and their replacement with the sculpted visages of MLK, the Jewish woman who wrote the Statue of Liberty poem, an appropriate LGBT figure to be agreed upon later, and Emmitt Till.

    Replies: @BenKenobi, @Kyle, @Harry Baldwin

    , @KenH
    @Anonymous


    The two speeches that preceded Trump were pretty good…. the lady gov of SD has a toughness she really let the libs have it …reminded of Coulter.
     
    She sounds tougher than Trump who panders one day then shows shades of 2016 Trump the next.
    , @Anon
    @Anonymous


    Liberals foaming at the pie hole because lunatic plagerist MLK only got 500 words of the speech. In at least three different places I think over the three speeches. You would think MLK was on Mt Rushmore.
     
    I knew about the plagiarism. I knew about about all the extramarital affairs. I knew about his quoting bible verses as he was having sex with paramours. I didn’t know about him being an accessory to rape until it was revealed last year. But it doesn’t seem to have affected his status.

    https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/martin-luther-king-rape-fbi-tapes-video-mlk-laugh-files-a8932206.html

    Martin Luther King Jr ‘watched and laughed’ as woman was raped, secret FBI recordings allege

    Peter Stubley, Chris Baynes
    Monday 27 May 2019

    The FBI’s attempt to discredit Martin Luther King Jr – new details of which are only just emerging some 55 years later – was a mammoth operation involving undercover informants, wiretapped phones and bugged hotel rooms...

    It included a tape which, according to an FBI summary, recorded King laughing and offering “advice” as a fellow Baptist minister “forcibly raped” a woman just a few minutes walk from The White House in Washington DC.

    But despite their attempts to spread the story of King’s “sex orgies” and 40-plus extramarital affairs, the story never appeared in the media...
     

    Read E. Michael Jones The Jewish Revolutionary Spirit. MLK was merely a loyal proxy warrior for the Jews, who propped him up and controlled him.
  7. Trump is toast. And so are we. If Bush gave rise to Obama, Trump gives us Abrams. Pol Pot in America.

    Bush was objectively a better President. He did not cause an insane allergic reaction in elites. We did not see open plans for White genocide in his Presidency.

    Politics is the art of the possible. All Trump did was full elites with a terrible resolve to exterminate us.

    Sparsely attended. He had what 500 people?

    • Replies: @Precious
    @Whiskey

    Trump is toast. And so are we. If Bush gave rise to Obama, Trump gives us Abrams. Pol Pot in America. Bush was objectively a better President. He did not cause an insane allergic reaction in elites. All Trump did was full elites with a terrible resolve to exterminate us.

    Causing an insane allergic reaction in elites is one of many reasons Trump is better than Bush. Americans prefer normal people over raving lunatics, which is why Trump has already won the election in November and Abrams, Biden and Harris aren't going anywhere.

    Sparsely attended. He had what 500 people?

    He easily beat the 11 million viewers that watched his Tulsa rally.

    , @Anonymous
    @Whiskey


    Bush was objectively a better President. He did not cause an insane allergic reaction in elites. We did not see open plans for White genocide in his Presidency.
     
    Better for the plans to be revealed into the open, than for them to be carried out without our notice.
    , @SunBakedSuburb
    @Whiskey

    "Bush was objectively a better President"

    Objectively, the House of Bush is ancient evil that feeds on human energy. Wounded Blumpft! is careening from one skirmish to another as his powerful enemies continue to attack. It's a festering wound that needs to be lanced. It begins with Blumpft! stepping down for health reasons and tending to what's left of his business interests. We can say this about Blumpft!: He is a human being. The same cannot be said for the Bush family.

    , @AnotherDad
    @Whiskey


    Bush was objectively a better President. He did not cause an insane allergic reaction in elites. We did not see open plans for White genocide in his Presidency.
     
    Whiskey, this is the dumbest thing you've ever written.

    Bush reacted to 911 by ramping *up* the importation of muslims into the US, while simultaneously invading two muslim nations. Afghanistan, Iraq, housing bubble, mass immigration at full bore, attempted amnesty?

    Bush *was* "open plans for White genocide".
    , @S. Anonyia
    @Whiskey

    This among the dumbest comments you’ve ever posted.

    Bush was probably in the top 5 worst Presidents. The lies about Iraq were worse than anything else we’ve done in the history of our foreign policy (including Vietnam, which at least had initially had some strategic importance).


    Bush also contributed to globohomo by pushing for his amendment to the Defense of Marriage Act. He galvanized the LGBT movement. The few of them interested in long term partnerships only cared about civil unions before that.

    Replies: @AnotherDad

    , @Ty Doorman
    @Whiskey

    Seriously? I honestly think George W. Bush is in a 2 way tie with Barack Hussein Obama for worst president of all time. In fact, the #1 sign of how bad Bush was is that he resulted in the election of Obama. Obama had a Muslim stepfather, and an atheistic but culturally Muslim birth father. In addition, Barack Hussein Obama’s first name (Barack) sounds like Iraq, his middle name (Hussein) is exactly the same as the last name of the Iraqi dictator we had just overthrown, and his last name (Obama) sounds suspiciously like the first name of the Al-Qaeda leader (Osama). And George W. Bush was so bad that a guy named Barack Hussein Obama easily won a POTUS election just 7 years after 9/11.

    Trump really isn’t a good president at all. He’s all talk and no action. But he beats the hell out of Bush and Obama.

    , @Ty Doorman
    @Whiskey

    I didn’t vote in either 00 or 04. But if I could go back in time, I would vote for Gore in 2000 and Kerry in 2004. George W. Bush was so bad that, in retrospect, his Democratic opponent would have been a better (or, really, less bad) president both times.

    And I think that Gore got cheated by W and his brother in Florida in 2000.

    With that being said, I agree with you that Trump isn’t that good. He never accomplishes much of real substance except inflaming liberals. Trump has done absolutely nothing for white Americans. But, he beats the hell out of Bush and Obama.

  8. Sounded as if it was written by Stephen Miller. A bit over-long, perhaps, and I did not agree with all the positive things he said about the four guys on Mount Rushmore (being a radical Jeffersonian, I was with him on Jefferson, of course).

    The opening of Trump’s speech was basically from Tucker’s monologue earlier this week:

    1) All Americans are really going to be equal before the law. We mean it.
    2) Freedom of speech is inviolable.
    3) The government exists to protect the rights of middle-class and working-class Americans.

    Seems to me a good platform to run on.

    The simpler version:

    We love America. Our opponents hate America. Where do you stand?

    BLM and Antifa have handed that to Trump.

    My kid the college student liked Kristi Noem’s speech better: if Noem does not speak at the convention, the convention planners are idiots. She is what Sarah Palin could have been if Palin had had brains.

    • Replies: @BenKenobi
    @PhysicistDave

    Sure, great speech. Hits all the bases. We’ve been looking for action for about four years now.

    Replies: @e

    , @Henry's Cat
    @PhysicistDave

    You think it was Miller? I thought it might be David Starkey. I was wondering the other day what happened to Miller. Had Kushner imprisoned him in the White House dungeons?

    Replies: @Ed

    , @John Achterhof
    @PhysicistDave


    We love America. Our opponents hate America. Where do you stand?
     
    It really does boil down to this. Only to the Times and the Great Awokening cult can celebrating core American values and America's historic public figures be considered "dark and divisive."

    Unfortunately, while what is needed for this moment is a leader such as Tucker that could have written this speech personally and from the heart we have a marketer that is the garish avatar before the world - in contrast with the statues of old - of puerile, consumerist America's enamor with showmanship, rancor and bold declaration of material success.

    Replies: @Inquiring Mind

    , @Ed
    @PhysicistDave

    I missed her speech but it got rave reviews. Folks were saying she has a bright future on the national scene.

    , @Ian M.
    @PhysicistDave

    Dude, speaking as a recovering radical Jeffersonian, radical Jeffersonism was the SJWism of its day, and leads to modern SJWism.

    And Carlson is wrong on equality under the law and freedom of speech. Appealing to these principles isn't going to work:

    https://www.unz.com/isteve/tucker-carlson-earns-highest-ratings-in-cable-news-history/#comment-4010963

  9. @Anonymous
    HAHAHA good one Steve.

    It was a heapin' helpin' of Miller. Lots of great rhetoric for lovers of this country. He kept Miller around for a reason. Jettisoned everyone else of course.

    Very frustrating to hear him talk about our youth being educated to hate America and yet he hasn't lifted a finger to reform the Dept of Education. Why hasn't he been cleaning out the communists from that department.

    Trump understands that the Marxists are waging war on America but Trump does not wage war on Marxism.

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman, @I Have Scinde, @jack daniels, @IHTG, @Mike_from_SGV, @Travis

    I ran out of [Agree]s and [Thanks], but BOTH.

    (Not agree, as in, I heard the speech, but wrt your 2nd and 3rd paragraphs.)

    • Agree: ic1000, Jim Christian
  10. Some guy named Jordan Schachtel posted on Twitter:

    Kristi Noem has more guts than the entirety of the GOP Congress.

    True (though admittedly a low bar to meet).

    One reply to Schachtel added:

    Hottest Governor ever. Am I allowed to say that?

    Shhhhhh! That is sexist and lookist… yeah, it’s true, but you’re not allowed to say that!

    • Replies: @Hhsiii
    @PhysicistDave

    Kristi Noem’s Arms trending on twitter. Hey lady, put down those guns.

    , @The Wild Geese Howard
    @PhysicistDave

    Governor Noem has also been terrific steering SD through the WuFlu.

    Unlike, say, Cuomo and Whitmer, she and her advisors actually understand some of the science and operate according to actual data.

    Thus, she has been routinely ignored or trashed by the media.

    I have mixed emotions about seeing her ascend to the national stage because she's so perfect in her current role.

    , @Marty T
    @PhysicistDave

    Noem has a great shot to be VP nominee in 2024.

    Ain't nobody want to see Tubman's ugly face on a statue.

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @Joseph Doaks

  11. Words, words, words.

    Just like the speech Trump gave in Poland in praise of Western Civilization.

    Words, words, words.

    Hope he actually acts to defend Mt Rushmore as part of American Civilization. I believe it’s one of the few remnants left.

    • Agree: Old Prude
    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
    @Ano


    Hope he actually acts to defend Mt Rushmore as part of American Civilization. I believe it’s one of the few remnants left.
     
    We were there a few days before Trump. It's pretty well defended by construction walls. The easiest symbolic vandalism would be setting the Avenue of Flags afire. But that's been behind a barrier for months.


    https://www.nps.gov/moru/planyourvisit/images/avenue-of-flags-960-wide.jpg


    https://media.graytvinc.com/images/Rushmore+Construction.jpg
  12. I didn’t see the speech, but it couldn’t have been to bad, as it drove the NY Times to say this in its news article:

    Throughout his presidency, Mr. Trump has tried to bend events to his will, often using social media to drive home his alternate version of reality and, thanks to the power of repetition and the loyal support of his base, sometimes succeeding. But the president’s attempt to drive deeper into the culture wars around a national holiday, during an intensifying health crisis that will not yield to his tactics, risked coming across as out of sync with the concerned mood of the country at a moment when his re-election campaign is struggling and unfocused.

  13. @Anonymous
    HAHAHA good one Steve.

    It was a heapin' helpin' of Miller. Lots of great rhetoric for lovers of this country. He kept Miller around for a reason. Jettisoned everyone else of course.

    Very frustrating to hear him talk about our youth being educated to hate America and yet he hasn't lifted a finger to reform the Dept of Education. Why hasn't he been cleaning out the communists from that department.

    Trump understands that the Marxists are waging war on America but Trump does not wage war on Marxism.

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman, @I Have Scinde, @jack daniels, @IHTG, @Mike_from_SGV, @Travis

    “Trump understands that the Marxists are waging war on America but Trump does not wage war on Marxism.”

    President Trump seems to be content to play the role of Fabius Maximus to the left’s (or Marxists’) Hannibal. It’s not illogical – it’s a better strategy to let them tire themselves out and waste their strength than to waste your own strength a reckless attack. But the second Punic War only ended when Scipio took the fight directly to Cathage, against the judgment of many on the Roman side.

    So does the right have a Scipio? And what is the left’s Carthage?

    • Replies: @Dave Pinsen
    @I Have Scinde

    Tucker had a US Attorney on his show Thursday who said the feds had charged 150 rioters so far. They should have doubled that number on Friday: everyone who blocked the highway to Mount Rushmore should have been rounded up, and everyone mobbing the federal courthouse in Portland should have been rounded up too.

    In addition, Trump should have his DOJ investigate state and local prosecutors who appear to be basing their charges on anti-white animus, such as the one in the Rayshard Brooks case.

    Go on offense.

    Replies: @SunBakedSuburb

    , @Deadite
    @I Have Scinde

    “ So does the right have a Scipio?”

    Tucket Carlson

    , @Ian M.
    @I Have Scinde


    And what is the left’s Carthage?
     
    The media. It needs to be razed and salted.
  14. Epstein had a huge ranch in New Mexico. “Teen” girls “entertained VIP guests” there.

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7703257/New-photos-Jeffrey-Epsteins-New-Mexico-ranch-pedophiles-eight-person-party-shower.html

    EXCLUSIVE: Inside Jeffrey Epstein’s New Mexico ranch: Jaw-dropping pictures show pedophile’s eight person party shower, life-sized installation of a crucified Jesus and ‘underground strip club where teens would entertain VIP guests’

    The Clintons came to the ranch.

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7748467/Bill-Hillary-Clinton-frequent-guests-Jeffrey-Epsteins-New-Mexico-ranch.html

    Bill and Hillary Clinton would stay at Jeffrey Epstein’s New Mexico ranch almost every year, former estate workers told DailyMail.com.

    The ranch had a weird crop circle thing nearby. What is that exactly?

    “An anonymous contractor, who worked at the ranch until 2006, described the giant shower in the master bedroom as ‘amazing, saying: ‘That was a party shower, everybody getting in. It’s a big shower.’”

    One of the bedrooms had a huge Christian Crucifix inside. Why would Epstein (a Jew) have this? Why would it be kept inside a bedroom in which sexual debauchery was taking place? Was Epstein mocking Christ?

    One more interesting thing. There apparently was a 1,000 square foot “nightclub” at Epstein’s ranch. The “nightclub” had “stripper poles.” See quote below.

    Another former contractor revealed Epstein built an underground club. In one picture from his New Mexico ranch, a staircase leads downstairs although there are no images of the actual ‘club’. ‘It’s an underground layer of 1,000 square feet. Like a nightclub, with stripper poles, it’s not directly underneath the house. Most activity took place there, like dancing, hanging out, it was the entertainment area, no one [staff] was allowed down there, they installed cameras down there,’ he says

    Epstein “installed cameras” in the room. Why would he place cameras there? Who places cameras in a private “nightclub” in their house?

    Why did the Clintons go there “almost every year?” What were the Clintons doing there? They couldn’t find a hotel somewhere?

    TLDR Summary:

    -The Clintons visited Epstein’s New Mexico ranch often.
    -The ranch had a strange crop circle thing nearby.
    -There was a huge “party shower.” According to one source, “everybody was getting in.”
    -Jewish Epstein kept a huge Christian Crucifix inside a bedroom.
    -Epstein’s ranch had a huge private “nightclub,” with “installed cameras” videotaping the room.
    -The “nightclub” had “stripper poles.”
    -“Teen” girls “entertained VIP guests” in the “nightclub.”

    • Replies: @anon
    @JohnnyWalker123

    Okay, here's the real TLDR:
    - Epstein was Mossad.
    - Maxwell, like her father, was Mossad, and probably higher up the food chain than Epstein.

    Any message other than that is flat-earth Lizzard pedo people conspiracy theories pandering to bumpkins.

    Replies: @ATBOTL

    , @Not Only Wrathful
    @JohnnyWalker123


    The ranch had a weird crop circle thing nearby. What is that exactly?
     
    A garden. It is what rich people have always liked to do with their outdoor space. There are some much more intricate ones in England and France. You can visit them and walk around on a summer's day. It is a pleasant way to pass the time, though I prefer true wilderness.

    One of the bedrooms had a huge Christian Crucifix inside. Why would Epstein (a Jew) have this? Why would it be kept inside a bedroom in which sexual debauchery was taking place? Was Epstein mocking Christ?
     
    He thought it'd be cool to have an extremely valuable icon hanging on a bedroom wall, and he had the money to make it happen.

    Oh, the (trashy) perils of being a billionaire...


    Epstein’s ranch had a huge private “nightclub,” with “installed cameras” videotaping the room.
     
    All nightclubs have cameras. I wish I had my own nightclub, it'd be a great place to host parties. I wouldn't have enough friends to fill it, probably, but then I don't have a billion Dollars.

    There was a huge “party shower.” According to one source, “everybody was getting in.”
     
    Did it comes with Dizzy and Carmen from (film) Starship Troopers?

    Sounds just awful...


    The “nightclub” had “stripper poles.”
     
    My private nightclub would certainly have stripper poles. They're pretty fun to use yourself. Of course, it'd be totally terrible if aforementioned Dizzy and Carmen were to decide to dance on them...

    The Clintons visited Epstein’s New Mexico ranch often.
     
    Bill, I get, he'd be a great guest, but Hillary seems so sour-faced.

    Whatever the truth, I wouldn't rely on the rumours of the staff. I worked at some fancy events in the past and likely exaggerated the guest list so as to seem more interesting or relevant to the people I was talking with. Humans do that.

    Replies: @ThreeCranes, @jack daniels

    , @ic1000
    @JohnnyWalker123

    JohnnyWalker123, Ron Unz wrote the "Insert MORE Tag" code for your long, off-topic posts.

    Using it would be a nice way of saying "thank you."

  15. The speech bothers (them) because it indicates the Goyem have officially noticed.

  16. @JohnnyWalker123
    Epstein had a huge ranch in New Mexico. "Teen" girls "entertained VIP guests" there.

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7703257/New-photos-Jeffrey-Epsteins-New-Mexico-ranch-pedophiles-eight-person-party-shower.html

    EXCLUSIVE: Inside Jeffrey Epstein's New Mexico ranch: Jaw-dropping pictures show pedophile's eight person party shower, life-sized installation of a crucified Jesus and 'underground strip club where teens would entertain VIP guests'

     

    The Clintons came to the ranch.

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7748467/Bill-Hillary-Clinton-frequent-guests-Jeffrey-Epsteins-New-Mexico-ranch.html

    Bill and Hillary Clinton would stay at Jeffrey Epstein's New Mexico ranch almost every year, former estate workers told DailyMail.com.
     
    The ranch had a weird crop circle thing nearby. What is that exactly?

    https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2019/11/20/14/21224764-7703257-image-a-28_1574258884979.jpg

    "An anonymous contractor, who worked at the ranch until 2006, described the giant shower in the master bedroom as 'amazing, saying: 'That was a party shower, everybody getting in. It's a big shower.'"

    https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2019/11/20/14/21248256-7703257-An_anonymous_contractor_who_worked_at_the_ranch_until_2006_descr-a-58_1574260316582.jpg

    One of the bedrooms had a huge Christian Crucifix inside. Why would Epstein (a Jew) have this? Why would it be kept inside a bedroom in which sexual debauchery was taking place? Was Epstein mocking Christ?

    https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2019/11/20/14/21219620-7703257-One_of_the_bedrooms_has_a_sculpture_of_a_life_sized_Jesus_crucif-a-57_1574260312833.jpg

    One more interesting thing. There apparently was a 1,000 square foot "nightclub" at Epstein's ranch. The "nightclub" had "stripper poles." See quote below.

    Another former contractor revealed Epstein built an underground club. In one picture from his New Mexico ranch, a staircase leads downstairs although there are no images of the actual 'club'. 'It's an underground layer of 1,000 square feet. Like a nightclub, with stripper poles, it's not directly underneath the house. Most activity took place there, like dancing, hanging out, it was the entertainment area, no one [staff] was allowed down there, they installed cameras down there,' he says

     

    Epstein "installed cameras" in the room. Why would he place cameras there? Who places cameras in a private "nightclub" in their house?

    Why did the Clintons go there "almost every year?" What were the Clintons doing there? They couldn't find a hotel somewhere?

    TLDR Summary:

    -The Clintons visited Epstein's New Mexico ranch often.
    -The ranch had a strange crop circle thing nearby.
    -There was a huge "party shower." According to one source, "everybody was getting in."
    -Jewish Epstein kept a huge Christian Crucifix inside a bedroom.
    -Epstein's ranch had a huge private "nightclub," with "installed cameras" videotaping the room.
    -The "nightclub" had "stripper poles."
    -"Teen" girls "entertained VIP guests" in the "nightclub."

    Replies: @anon, @Not Only Wrathful, @ic1000

    Okay, here’s the real TLDR:
    – Epstein was Mossad.
    – Maxwell, like her father, was Mossad, and probably higher up the food chain than Epstein.

    Any message other than that is flat-earth Lizzard pedo people conspiracy theories pandering to bumpkins.

    • Replies: @ATBOTL
    @anon

    Anyone taking the attention off Israel in the Epstein case is part of the cover up. This is about Israel, Israel and Israel.

    Replies: @anon

  17. @Anonymous
    Liberals foaming at the pie hole because lunatic plagerist MLK only got 500 words of the speech. In at least three different places I think over the three speeches. You would think MLK was on Mt Rushmore.

    The two speeches that preceded Trump were pretty good.... the lady gov of SD has a toughness she really let the libs have it ...reminded of Coulter.

    Replies: @Sam Malone, @KenH, @Anon

    You would think MLK was on Mt Rushmore.

    You’ve just given me a terrible premonition: sometime in the next 10-20 years this nation will witness the proudly courageous blasting and demolishing of the current faces on Mount Rushmore and their replacement with the sculpted visages of MLK, the Jewish woman who wrote the Statue of Liberty poem, an appropriate LGBT figure to be agreed upon later, and Emmitt Till.

    • Replies: @BenKenobi
    @Sam Malone

    There won’t be a United States in 10-20 years. Whether or not the territory currently named South Dakota will still exist at that time is up for debate.

    , @Kyle
    @Sam Malone

    They could just dynamite the noses. Problem solved.

    , @Harry Baldwin
    @Sam Malone

    For LGBT, how about George Takei? He checks two boxes.

    Replies: @black sea

  18. Anonymous[186] • Disclaimer says:

    Kind of off topic but I was just wondering, why don’t restaurants that have their own parking lots reconfigure themselves for car hops? Walmart is ramping up some of its parking lots to function as drive-in movie theaters, for Chrissakes. That’s the old-timey American creative know how this country was known for.

    I believe the Bob’s Big Boy in Burbank has retooled for car hops, and they seem to be doing okay. Why can’t Denny’s and others do the same thing? It beats remaining bent over, and getting your ass kicked.

    What’s with this “accepting” shit?!

    What’s this “doing what we’re told and being quiet” shit?!

    What’s with this “sitting around” shit?

    Was it over when the Russians bombed Pearl Harbor?!!!

    I don’t think so!!!

    CAR HOPS, BITCHES!!!! IT’S HAMMY SLAMMY TIME!!! 🍳🥞🥓

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    @Anonymous

    I always liked eating in the backseat of our 1963 Pontiac Catalina at the Burbank Bob's Big Boy, with a big silver tray attached to the window frame.

    Replies: @Buzz Mohawk, @Anonymous, @Ganderson

  19. Anonymous[270] • Disclaimer says:

    OT, sorry: Robin Hanson submits, gets on his knees and grovels:
    http://mason.gmu.edu/~rhanson/JuneteenthApology.html

    What a sad sight. It does not even seem likely that he wrote this part himself:

    “I welcome suggestions for training programs, readings, and other appropriate activities.”

    • Replies: @Mike
    @Anonymous

    Apologies are not about being sorry.

    , @Jane Plain
    @Anonymous

    That apology is so fulsome I suspect that it is insincere.

  20. @Ano
    Words, words, words.

    Just like the speech Trump gave in Poland in praise of Western Civilization.

    Words, words, words.

    Hope he actually acts to defend Mt Rushmore as part of American Civilization. I believe it's one of the few remnants left.

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar

    Hope he actually acts to defend Mt Rushmore as part of American Civilization. I believe it’s one of the few remnants left.

    We were there a few days before Trump. It’s pretty well defended by construction walls. The easiest symbolic vandalism would be setting the Avenue of Flags afire. But that’s been behind a barrier for months.

  21. @Anonymous
    Kind of off topic but I was just wondering, why don’t restaurants that have their own parking lots reconfigure themselves for car hops? Walmart is ramping up some of its parking lots to function as drive-in movie theaters, for Chrissakes. That’s the old-timey American creative know how this country was known for.

    I believe the Bob's Big Boy in Burbank has retooled for car hops, and they seem to be doing okay. Why can’t Denny's and others do the same thing? It beats remaining bent over, and getting your ass kicked.

    What’s with this "accepting" shit?!

    What's this "doing what we’re told and being quiet" shit?!

    What’s with this "sitting around" shit?

    Was it over when the Russians bombed Pearl Harbor?!!!

    I don’t think so!!!

    CAR HOPS, BITCHES!!!! IT'S HAMMY SLAMMY TIME!!! 🍳🥞🥓

    Replies: @Steve Sailer

    I always liked eating in the backseat of our 1963 Pontiac Catalina at the Burbank Bob’s Big Boy, with a big silver tray attached to the window frame.

    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
    @Steve Sailer

    Drive-in theaters could make a comeback too. Those were fun. I remember the one in Huntington Beach and the metal speaker that attached to the window frame.

    For fine car dining, Sonic has car hops on roller blades.

    Governor Kristi Noem of South Dakota gave a good speech at Mt. Rushmore, and with her tan she could pass as a Republican Brown Woman presidential candidate of the future. After all, speechifying and looking hot might be more important than governing.

    https://i.ytimg.com/vi/T6YW9KTiHZY/maxresdefault.jpg

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @Hhsiii, @Hypnotoad666, @The Wild Geese Howard, @Anonymous

    , @Anonymous
    @Steve Sailer

    "I always liked eating in the backseat of our 1963 Pontiac Catalina at the Burbank Bob’s Big Boy, with a big silver tray attached to the window frame."

    We went there occasionally, and Hody's restaurants had them. the A&W Burger places also featured car hops.

    A lot of closed restaurants could make the switch. Fat Burgers could do it. It beats just quietly drowning.

    https://i1.wp.com/martinturnbull.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Hodys-Coffee-Shop-at-7th-St-and-Pacific-Coast-Highway-Long-Beach-California-1955-1024x646.jpg?ssl=1

    https://i.pinimg.com/originals/30/fd/dc/30fddccaf1480c9f497419e2f8214d58.jpg

    Replies: @MEH 0910

    , @Ganderson
    @Steve Sailer

    One of my first jobs was at Lloyd’s A &W in Forest Lake, MN. Was in (unrequited) love with one of the carhops.

  22. anonymous[299] • Disclaimer says:

    Trump should be doing weekly outdoor rallies at major American monuments, fireworks and all.

    They could enforce social distancing in the crowd — let them put down picnic blankets, lawn chairs or something — to show he takes COVID seriously.

    In the COVID era, the Left has given him a huge opening in that large open green spaces tend to surround major monuments.

    Juxtapose Trump at Lincoln Memorial with fireworks vs Biden in his recroom on Zoom.

  23. @PhysicistDave
    Sounded as if it was written by Stephen Miller. A bit over-long, perhaps, and I did not agree with all the positive things he said about the four guys on Mount Rushmore (being a radical Jeffersonian, I was with him on Jefferson, of course).

    The opening of Trump's speech was basically from Tucker's monologue earlier this week:

    1) All Americans are really going to be equal before the law. We mean it.
    2) Freedom of speech is inviolable.
    3) The government exists to protect the rights of middle-class and working-class Americans.
     
    Seems to me a good platform to run on.

    The simpler version:

    We love America. Our opponents hate America. Where do you stand?
     
    BLM and Antifa have handed that to Trump.

    My kid the college student liked Kristi Noem's speech better: if Noem does not speak at the convention, the convention planners are idiots. She is what Sarah Palin could have been if Palin had had brains.

    Replies: @BenKenobi, @Henry's Cat, @John Achterhof, @Ed, @Ian M.

    Sure, great speech. Hits all the bases. We’ve been looking for action for about four years now.

    • Replies: @e
    @BenKenobi

    Maybe you didn't notice that blue collar workers had jobs and that their wage increases were the largest % wise since WW2 and that for the first time ever, their increases outpaced those of the managerial class "above" them.

    That's something to notice.

    Something else--this is first POTuS to take on China, the first to withstand the heat from the Bureaucratic Deep State, the first to keep building a wall on our Southern border and...well, I won't go on since something tells me you either don't appreciate the difficulty of keeping on keeping on against not only crazy corrupt Dems but against sly corrupt GOP leadership too or you have odd expectations.

    Replies: @BenKenobi, @AnotherDad

  24. Hat’s fine, but (much) more cattle needed.

    • Agree: AnotherDad
  25. @Sam Malone
    @Anonymous


    You would think MLK was on Mt Rushmore.
     
    You've just given me a terrible premonition: sometime in the next 10-20 years this nation will witness the proudly courageous blasting and demolishing of the current faces on Mount Rushmore and their replacement with the sculpted visages of MLK, the Jewish woman who wrote the Statue of Liberty poem, an appropriate LGBT figure to be agreed upon later, and Emmitt Till.

    Replies: @BenKenobi, @Kyle, @Harry Baldwin

    There won’t be a United States in 10-20 years. Whether or not the territory currently named South Dakota will still exist at that time is up for debate.

  26. @Steve Sailer
    @Anonymous

    I always liked eating in the backseat of our 1963 Pontiac Catalina at the Burbank Bob's Big Boy, with a big silver tray attached to the window frame.

    Replies: @Buzz Mohawk, @Anonymous, @Ganderson

    Drive-in theaters could make a comeback too. Those were fun. I remember the one in Huntington Beach and the metal speaker that attached to the window frame.

    For fine car dining, Sonic has car hops on roller blades.

    Governor Kristi Noem of South Dakota gave a good speech at Mt. Rushmore, and with her tan she could pass as a Republican Brown Woman presidential candidate of the future. After all, speechifying and looking hot might be more important than governing.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
    @Buzz Mohawk

    "South Dakota has a ratio of 7 drive-ins for every one million residents. To put that in perspective, the national average is 1 drive-in per million residents."


    https://www.driveinmovie.com/SD.htm


    South Dakota is home to seven modern and operating drive-in movie theaters

    6 South Dakota drive-ins still lighting up the night

    Replies: @Buzz Mohawk

    , @Hhsiii
    @Buzz Mohawk

    Looks like a young Catherine Keener.

    Replies: @Buzz Mohawk

    , @Hypnotoad666
    @Buzz Mohawk

    She's a PILF, "a politician I'd like to . . . "

    And I guarantee, there aren't many of those.

    , @The Wild Geese Howard
    @Buzz Mohawk


    Drive-in theaters could make a comeback too. Those were fun. I remember the one in Huntington Beach and the metal speaker that attached to the window frame.
     
    Uh, they are making a comeback:

    https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/505751-walmart-to-make-160-store-parking-lots-into-drive-in-theaters

    With a quality car stereo the new drive-in can be a far better experience than a 500 seat theater filled with, "youfs."

    Replies: @donut

    , @Anonymous
    @Buzz Mohawk


    Governor Kristi Noem of South Dakota gave a good speech at Mt. Rushmore
     
    I can't find a transcript or even excerpts from her speech via Google News. Just a bunch of lefty knee-jerk propaganda. Really need to ignore Google News.

    Replies: @Anonymous

  27. The arrival was pretty good.

    • Replies: @Jenner Ickham Errican
    @Jenner Ickham Errican

    Here we go:

    https://youtu.be/wQpWydz7J1Y?t=6386

    Replies: @Buzz Mohawk, @TomSchmidt, @The Wild Geese Howard, @donut, @slumber_j

  28. anon[299] • Disclaimer says:

    Breaking News: President Trump delivered a dark and divisive speech at Mount Rushmore, leaning into the culture wars and barely mentioning the pandemic.https://t.co/03WOgau4Zx

    — The New York Times (@nytimes) July 4, 2020

    The New York Times is Democrat party propaganda at this point: “dark and divisive” speech but wrong because he didn’t mention the left’s favorite dark and divisive subject. Funny that coming from the rag that has repeatedly tweeted out racist trash over the last two months (“lucky we aren’t seeking revenge”). The reality is that they just didn’t approve of the speech and of him personally (and his voters), so they lied about the content in order to make him look bad. No republican or conservative should agree to interviews with the NYT or work for them in any capacity. Doing so only legitimizes their illegitimate propaganda in the minds of the public. Any republican caught cooperating with them should be expelled from committee assignments, be locked out of campaign funding, and the issue should be used against them in primaries.

    • Agree: Buck Ransom
    • Replies: @Hypnotoad666
    @anon

    The New York Times is a cancer. Zach Goldberg has a good piece in Tablet in which he points out how the Great Awokening was created by a feedback-loop between liberals and their increasingly hysterical media sources. Chief among these is the New York Times, which is subscribed to by 31% of all white liberals.
    https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/news/articles/americas-white-saviors

    The NYT really is the epicenter of elite anti-white racism and anti-Americanism. At this point it is nothing more than crazed, low-IQ propaganda. There really must be a concerted effort to target the NYT in order to knock it off its phoney pedestal. Certainly no conservative, republican, or patriotic American should pay money to subscribe. Every dollar paid is effectively a donation to fund propaganda for BLM, antifa, and the DNC.


    P.S., Zach Golberg is great. You should search out his work at Tablet and elsewhere.

    Replies: @Dan Hayes

  29. Anyone wondering why there aren’t more girls coming forward about this blackmail racket, or girls who were younger when abused, could perhaps muse on the picture of the WWII bomber with the red dots on it.

  30. My favorite part is after the speech, where Trump released the executive order mandating the building of more statues to trigger BLM lunatics. Antonin Scalia and Ronald Reagan make the cut, the Bush family doesn’t. In the list of examples of what statues will be considered, opponents of national socialism or international socialism is a plus.

  31. @Jenner Ickham Errican
    The arrival was pretty good.

    https://youtu.be/wQpWydz7J1Y?t=1305

    Replies: @Jenner Ickham Errican

    Here we go:

    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
    @Jenner Ickham Errican

    Like all real women, my wife is a sucker for displays of power, so she loves this stuff and often gets me to watch with her. I like airplanes, so I enjoy it too. No other president has done this kind of thing better than Donald Trump.

    The use of aircraft in celebrations of our country is perfectly appropriate. The airplane was invented here. The problem of powered flight was solved here. The best airplanes in the world have been built here. The airplane is part of our cultural heritage, and by the way, it perfectly symbolizes the American spirit.

    https://mholloway63.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/1902_wright_glider_turns.jpeg

    Replies: @Antonius

    , @TomSchmidt
    @Jenner Ickham Errican

    Can you think of another film that shows the leader descending from the heavens like a god, flying over the local landmarks in a plane? Leni could sue for copyright infringement if she were still alive.

    Replies: @jsm

    , @The Wild Geese Howard
    @Jenner Ickham Errican

    I appreciate the use of Sweet Child O' Mine. It is pitch-perfect because in his heart-of-hearts, Trump is a creature of the 80s.

    Sadly, Axl Rose, of all people, has reached DEFCON-1 levels of TDS.

    Do you even know who your real fans are bro?

    I can assure you it's not the soy-latte Millennials and Zers that only listen to you ironically.

    , @donut
    @Jenner Ickham Errican

    Man the pilot must love his job . I wonder how they get selected and how many of them there are .

    , @slumber_j
    @Jenner Ickham Errican

    I've never in my 55 years on earth been happier to have voted for any office-holder than I am after watching that footage. At long last someone has realized the full cheesy-majestic potential of Mt. Rushmore.

    Replies: @anon

  32. @Buzz Mohawk
    @Steve Sailer

    Drive-in theaters could make a comeback too. Those were fun. I remember the one in Huntington Beach and the metal speaker that attached to the window frame.

    For fine car dining, Sonic has car hops on roller blades.

    Governor Kristi Noem of South Dakota gave a good speech at Mt. Rushmore, and with her tan she could pass as a Republican Brown Woman presidential candidate of the future. After all, speechifying and looking hot might be more important than governing.

    https://i.ytimg.com/vi/T6YW9KTiHZY/maxresdefault.jpg

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @Hhsiii, @Hypnotoad666, @The Wild Geese Howard, @Anonymous

    “South Dakota has a ratio of 7 drive-ins for every one million residents. To put that in perspective, the national average is 1 drive-in per million residents.”

    https://www.driveinmovie.com/SD.htm

    South Dakota is home to seven modern and operating drive-in movie theaters

    6 South Dakota drive-ins still lighting up the night

    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
    @Reg Cæsar


    “South Dakota has a ratio of 7 drive-ins for every one million residents. To put that in perspective, the national average is 1 drive-in per million residents.”

     

    Clearly then, South Dakota is a superior state. I'm voting for Kristi Noem as soon as I get the chance.
  33. The content of Trump’s speech was very good but his voice has been lacking the power it used to have, which robbed the speech of a lot of its impact. If I go back and compare his delivery at the Inauguration or Al Smith dinner speeches he doesn’t seem to have the same energy. I thought he sounded understandably tired during all the early coronavirus briefings but maybe there is a medical issue going on, or perhaps the job is understandably wearing on him at his advanced age. Whatever the issue, he’s better than Biden or whoever the Dems ends up running. He’s all we have.

  34. @Jenner Ickham Errican
    @Jenner Ickham Errican

    Here we go:

    https://youtu.be/wQpWydz7J1Y?t=6386

    Replies: @Buzz Mohawk, @TomSchmidt, @The Wild Geese Howard, @donut, @slumber_j

    Like all real women, my wife is a sucker for displays of power, so she loves this stuff and often gets me to watch with her. I like airplanes, so I enjoy it too. No other president has done this kind of thing better than Donald Trump.

    The use of aircraft in celebrations of our country is perfectly appropriate. The airplane was invented here. The problem of powered flight was solved here. The best airplanes in the world have been built here. The airplane is part of our cultural heritage, and by the way, it perfectly symbolizes the American spirit.

    • Replies: @Antonius
    @Buzz Mohawk

    Nothing encapsulates the concept of American exceptionalism quite like the extraordinary gift of flight to the modern world. So much to be proud of, what on earth do they teach nowadays?

  35. @Reg Cæsar
    @Buzz Mohawk

    "South Dakota has a ratio of 7 drive-ins for every one million residents. To put that in perspective, the national average is 1 drive-in per million residents."


    https://www.driveinmovie.com/SD.htm


    South Dakota is home to seven modern and operating drive-in movie theaters

    6 South Dakota drive-ins still lighting up the night

    Replies: @Buzz Mohawk

    “South Dakota has a ratio of 7 drive-ins for every one million residents. To put that in perspective, the national average is 1 drive-in per million residents.”

    Clearly then, South Dakota is a superior state. I’m voting for Kristi Noem as soon as I get the chance.

  36. Susan B. Anthony? Amelia Earhart? Good lord.

    Why bother with this kind of appeasement? We all know it doesn’t work.

    • Agree: unit472, Ian M.
    • Replies: @Paul Jolliffe
    @Michael S

    A pretty good argument can be made that Amelia Earhart was on an official recon mission over the Pacific when she disappeared in 1937, probably working with ONI.
    Did the Japanese capture her alive, interrogate her, and then (stupidly) let her rot in an effort to use her as a bargaining chip?

    A distinct possibility, with some (but not conclusive) evidence.

    She may well have been “expendable” to both American and Japanese authorities.

    Replies: @JMcG, @Paul Jolliffe

  37. Is any Trump speech great? Not really, but they are entertaining, though I think he’s channeling the wrong Miller.

  38. @I Have Scinde
    @Anonymous

    "Trump understands that the Marxists are waging war on America but Trump does not wage war on Marxism."

    President Trump seems to be content to play the role of Fabius Maximus to the left's (or Marxists') Hannibal. It's not illogical - it's a better strategy to let them tire themselves out and waste their strength than to waste your own strength a reckless attack. But the second Punic War only ended when Scipio took the fight directly to Cathage, against the judgment of many on the Roman side.

    So does the right have a Scipio? And what is the left's Carthage?

    Replies: @Dave Pinsen, @Deadite, @Ian M.

    Tucker had a US Attorney on his show Thursday who said the feds had charged 150 rioters so far. They should have doubled that number on Friday: everyone who blocked the highway to Mount Rushmore should have been rounded up, and everyone mobbing the federal courthouse in Portland should have been rounded up too.

    In addition, Trump should have his DOJ investigate state and local prosecutors who appear to be basing their charges on anti-white animus, such as the one in the Rayshard Brooks case.

    Go on offense.

    • Replies: @SunBakedSuburb
    @Dave Pinsen

    "Go on offense"

    The only option for the anti-anti-racists. Blocking highways is more than a BLM "uncomfortable" tactic; it's an act of terrorism.

  39. @PhysicistDave
    Some guy named Jordan Schachtel posted on Twitter:

    Kristi Noem has more guts than the entirety of the GOP Congress.
     
    True (though admittedly a low bar to meet).

    One reply to Schachtel added:

    Hottest Governor ever. Am I allowed to say that?
     
    Shhhhhh! That is sexist and lookist... yeah, it's true, but you're not allowed to say that!

    Replies: @Hhsiii, @The Wild Geese Howard, @Marty T

    Kristi Noem’s Arms trending on twitter. Hey lady, put down those guns.

  40. @anon
    @JohnnyWalker123

    Okay, here's the real TLDR:
    - Epstein was Mossad.
    - Maxwell, like her father, was Mossad, and probably higher up the food chain than Epstein.

    Any message other than that is flat-earth Lizzard pedo people conspiracy theories pandering to bumpkins.

    Replies: @ATBOTL

    Anyone taking the attention off Israel in the Epstein case is part of the cover up. This is about Israel, Israel and Israel.

    • Replies: @anon
    @ATBOTL

    Amen, with the addition: This is about jews, hebrews, israel, judea and zion (please add if I forgot anything)

  41. @Buzz Mohawk
    @Steve Sailer

    Drive-in theaters could make a comeback too. Those were fun. I remember the one in Huntington Beach and the metal speaker that attached to the window frame.

    For fine car dining, Sonic has car hops on roller blades.

    Governor Kristi Noem of South Dakota gave a good speech at Mt. Rushmore, and with her tan she could pass as a Republican Brown Woman presidential candidate of the future. After all, speechifying and looking hot might be more important than governing.

    https://i.ytimg.com/vi/T6YW9KTiHZY/maxresdefault.jpg

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @Hhsiii, @Hypnotoad666, @The Wild Geese Howard, @Anonymous

    Looks like a young Catherine Keener.

    • Agree: Dr. Krieger
    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
    @Hhsiii

    They don't make governors like they used to.

    https://sassbrassnbullets.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/barn-photo.jpg

  42. It has fallen into obscurity, but there is already a national hall of fame with lots of statutes

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hall_of_Fame_for_Great_Americans

    • Thanks: Hhsiii
    • Replies: @Almost Missouri
    @Anon55uu

    There was an Atlantic article about it back in the 1990s.

    https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/1997/07/the-mall-of-fame/376903/

    Money quote:


    These days hardly anyone even knows it exists. Only 20,000 people visit it each year, most of them local school children on field trips. What they see there is less a shrine than a tomb, the last repository of a seemingly defunct kind of American idealism and dignified self-respect.
     
    One could say the same about The Atlantic too now.
  43. Trump pandering to women & Africans.

    Also- Trump a homophobe & aunty-Semite. Not a single gay or Joo on his list. Roy Cohn? Two birds with one stone?

  44. Anonymous[186] • Disclaimer says:
    @Steve Sailer
    @Anonymous

    I always liked eating in the backseat of our 1963 Pontiac Catalina at the Burbank Bob's Big Boy, with a big silver tray attached to the window frame.

    Replies: @Buzz Mohawk, @Anonymous, @Ganderson

    “I always liked eating in the backseat of our 1963 Pontiac Catalina at the Burbank Bob’s Big Boy, with a big silver tray attached to the window frame.”

    We went there occasionally, and Hody’s restaurants had them. the A&W Burger places also featured car hops.

    A lot of closed restaurants could make the switch. Fat Burgers could do it. It beats just quietly drowning.

    • Replies: @MEH 0910
    @Anonymous

    https://i.pinimg.com/originals/79/58/c9/7958c9cf028ae02b6829c0cf3019768d.jpg

  45. PiltdownChild2 and I were discussing the notion that Amelia Earhart is fundamentally different from Davy Crockett or Daniel Boone. Because trailblazers shouldn’t get lost or fail to come home.

    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
    @PiltdownMan

    I'm not knocking her, but Earhart wasn't a trailblazer, except for being female and doing what men had already done before her.

    A few short years ago, I met and had a nice conversation with a local woman who, believe it or not, flew with her. Amelia gave a speech at a high school when she was promoting the upcoming round-the-world attempt. She invited the top three girls with the highest grades to take a ride over Long Island Sound in that famous Lockheed Vega.

    My acquaintance was one of those girls. She must have been in her nineties when I met her. I asked her what the flight was like, and she said "It was loud!"

    She said Earhart encouraged the girls to go into aviation.

    Replies: @Buzz Mohawk

    , @Henry's Cat
    @PiltdownMan

    She didn't do it on purpose!

    , @Thoughts
    @PiltdownMan

    Amelia is a great mystery, not a great hero

    , @Anonymous
    @PiltdownMan



    PiltdownChild2 and I were discussing the notion that Amelia Earhart is fundamentally different from Davy Crockett or Daniel Boone. Because trailblazers shouldn’t get lost or fail to come home.

     

    I have been led to understand that, amongst non-hero-worshipping aviation enthusiasts, Earhart is regarded as a mediocre pilot and an indifferent navigator at best.

    Had it been a man in her place, he would scarcely be more than a footnote today. What Earhart was particularly good at was self-promotion, not aviation.

    Replies: @Steve Sailer

  46. @JohnnyWalker123
    Epstein had a huge ranch in New Mexico. "Teen" girls "entertained VIP guests" there.

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7703257/New-photos-Jeffrey-Epsteins-New-Mexico-ranch-pedophiles-eight-person-party-shower.html

    EXCLUSIVE: Inside Jeffrey Epstein's New Mexico ranch: Jaw-dropping pictures show pedophile's eight person party shower, life-sized installation of a crucified Jesus and 'underground strip club where teens would entertain VIP guests'

     

    The Clintons came to the ranch.

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7748467/Bill-Hillary-Clinton-frequent-guests-Jeffrey-Epsteins-New-Mexico-ranch.html

    Bill and Hillary Clinton would stay at Jeffrey Epstein's New Mexico ranch almost every year, former estate workers told DailyMail.com.
     
    The ranch had a weird crop circle thing nearby. What is that exactly?

    https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2019/11/20/14/21224764-7703257-image-a-28_1574258884979.jpg

    "An anonymous contractor, who worked at the ranch until 2006, described the giant shower in the master bedroom as 'amazing, saying: 'That was a party shower, everybody getting in. It's a big shower.'"

    https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2019/11/20/14/21248256-7703257-An_anonymous_contractor_who_worked_at_the_ranch_until_2006_descr-a-58_1574260316582.jpg

    One of the bedrooms had a huge Christian Crucifix inside. Why would Epstein (a Jew) have this? Why would it be kept inside a bedroom in which sexual debauchery was taking place? Was Epstein mocking Christ?

    https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2019/11/20/14/21219620-7703257-One_of_the_bedrooms_has_a_sculpture_of_a_life_sized_Jesus_crucif-a-57_1574260312833.jpg

    One more interesting thing. There apparently was a 1,000 square foot "nightclub" at Epstein's ranch. The "nightclub" had "stripper poles." See quote below.

    Another former contractor revealed Epstein built an underground club. In one picture from his New Mexico ranch, a staircase leads downstairs although there are no images of the actual 'club'. 'It's an underground layer of 1,000 square feet. Like a nightclub, with stripper poles, it's not directly underneath the house. Most activity took place there, like dancing, hanging out, it was the entertainment area, no one [staff] was allowed down there, they installed cameras down there,' he says

     

    Epstein "installed cameras" in the room. Why would he place cameras there? Who places cameras in a private "nightclub" in their house?

    Why did the Clintons go there "almost every year?" What were the Clintons doing there? They couldn't find a hotel somewhere?

    TLDR Summary:

    -The Clintons visited Epstein's New Mexico ranch often.
    -The ranch had a strange crop circle thing nearby.
    -There was a huge "party shower." According to one source, "everybody was getting in."
    -Jewish Epstein kept a huge Christian Crucifix inside a bedroom.
    -Epstein's ranch had a huge private "nightclub," with "installed cameras" videotaping the room.
    -The "nightclub" had "stripper poles."
    -"Teen" girls "entertained VIP guests" in the "nightclub."

    Replies: @anon, @Not Only Wrathful, @ic1000

    The ranch had a weird crop circle thing nearby. What is that exactly?

    A garden. It is what rich people have always liked to do with their outdoor space. There are some much more intricate ones in England and France. You can visit them and walk around on a summer’s day. It is a pleasant way to pass the time, though I prefer true wilderness.

    One of the bedrooms had a huge Christian Crucifix inside. Why would Epstein (a Jew) have this? Why would it be kept inside a bedroom in which sexual debauchery was taking place? Was Epstein mocking Christ?

    He thought it’d be cool to have an extremely valuable icon hanging on a bedroom wall, and he had the money to make it happen.

    Oh, the (trashy) perils of being a billionaire…

    Epstein’s ranch had a huge private “nightclub,” with “installed cameras” videotaping the room.

    All nightclubs have cameras. I wish I had my own nightclub, it’d be a great place to host parties. I wouldn’t have enough friends to fill it, probably, but then I don’t have a billion Dollars.

    There was a huge “party shower.” According to one source, “everybody was getting in.”

    Did it comes with Dizzy and Carmen from (film) Starship Troopers?

    Sounds just awful…

    The “nightclub” had “stripper poles.”

    My private nightclub would certainly have stripper poles. They’re pretty fun to use yourself. Of course, it’d be totally terrible if aforementioned Dizzy and Carmen were to decide to dance on them…

    The Clintons visited Epstein’s New Mexico ranch often.

    Bill, I get, he’d be a great guest, but Hillary seems so sour-faced.

    Whatever the truth, I wouldn’t rely on the rumours of the staff. I worked at some fancy events in the past and likely exaggerated the guest list so as to seem more interesting or relevant to the people I was talking with. Humans do that.

    • Replies: @ThreeCranes
    @Not Only Wrathful

    Stripper pole....Hillary....

    excuse me a moment.

    Replies: @Neuday

    , @jack daniels
    @Not Only Wrathful

    Sir-

    How does it happen that you are privy to Epstein's thoughts and intentions? Is it just that he's your kind of guy?

    Or is this 'hasbara'?

    Replies: @Not Only Wrathful

  47. @PiltdownMan
    PiltdownChild2 and I were discussing the notion that Amelia Earhart is fundamentally different from Davy Crockett or Daniel Boone. Because trailblazers shouldn’t get lost or fail to come home.

    Replies: @Buzz Mohawk, @Henry's Cat, @Thoughts, @Anonymous

    I’m not knocking her, but Earhart wasn’t a trailblazer, except for being female and doing what men had already done before her.

    A few short years ago, I met and had a nice conversation with a local woman who, believe it or not, flew with her. Amelia gave a speech at a high school when she was promoting the upcoming round-the-world attempt. She invited the top three girls with the highest grades to take a ride over Long Island Sound in that famous Lockheed Vega.

    My acquaintance was one of those girls. She must have been in her nineties when I met her. I asked her what the flight was like, and she said “It was loud!”

    She said Earhart encouraged the girls to go into aviation.

    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
    @Buzz Mohawk


    ... that famous Lockheed Vega.
     
    Correction: Earhart took the girls up in the Lockheed Electra that she got lost in. She flew across the Atlantic in a Vega.

    Replies: @anon

  48. @Hhsiii
    @Buzz Mohawk

    Looks like a young Catherine Keener.

    Replies: @Buzz Mohawk

    They don’t make governors like they used to.

    • Thanks: Hhsiii
  49. Meh. Trump reads another great Miller speech, then forgets every word of it five minutes later. I’ve seen that act before…

    • Agree: TomSchmidt
  50. Reagan has been in since California sent him in 2009.

    Doesn’t mean they can’t build another Reagan statue, or ten more. And I don’t even like Reagan, but the purpose of the exercise is surely: “For every statue you tear down, we’re going to build three.”

  51. @PhysicistDave
    Sounded as if it was written by Stephen Miller. A bit over-long, perhaps, and I did not agree with all the positive things he said about the four guys on Mount Rushmore (being a radical Jeffersonian, I was with him on Jefferson, of course).

    The opening of Trump's speech was basically from Tucker's monologue earlier this week:

    1) All Americans are really going to be equal before the law. We mean it.
    2) Freedom of speech is inviolable.
    3) The government exists to protect the rights of middle-class and working-class Americans.
     
    Seems to me a good platform to run on.

    The simpler version:

    We love America. Our opponents hate America. Where do you stand?
     
    BLM and Antifa have handed that to Trump.

    My kid the college student liked Kristi Noem's speech better: if Noem does not speak at the convention, the convention planners are idiots. She is what Sarah Palin could have been if Palin had had brains.

    Replies: @BenKenobi, @Henry's Cat, @John Achterhof, @Ed, @Ian M.

    You think it was Miller? I thought it might be David Starkey. I was wondering the other day what happened to Miller. Had Kushner imprisoned him in the White House dungeons?

    • Replies: @Ed
    @Henry's Cat

    Supposedly Miller is on Team Kushner as he correctly sized up early on who was the power in the WH. However with Kushner’s fortunes fading he might be getting caught in the downdraft.

    Trump independently likes Miller so he has that going for him.

    Replies: @Henry's Cat

  52. @Buzz Mohawk
    @PiltdownMan

    I'm not knocking her, but Earhart wasn't a trailblazer, except for being female and doing what men had already done before her.

    A few short years ago, I met and had a nice conversation with a local woman who, believe it or not, flew with her. Amelia gave a speech at a high school when she was promoting the upcoming round-the-world attempt. She invited the top three girls with the highest grades to take a ride over Long Island Sound in that famous Lockheed Vega.

    My acquaintance was one of those girls. She must have been in her nineties when I met her. I asked her what the flight was like, and she said "It was loud!"

    She said Earhart encouraged the girls to go into aviation.

    Replies: @Buzz Mohawk

    … that famous Lockheed Vega.

    Correction: Earhart took the girls up in the Lockheed Electra that she got lost in. She flew across the Atlantic in a Vega.

    • Replies: @anon
    @Buzz Mohawk

    Correction: Earhart took the girls up in the Lockheed Electra that she got lost in. She flew rode across the Atlantic in a Vega.

    Correction: Amelia Earhart was a passenger across the Atlantic in a Vega. That aircraft was piloted by Wilmer Stultz and copilot-mechanic Louis Gordon. They allowed passenger Earhart to write in the flight log. Book publisher George P. Putnam set it all up, he was pretty good at PR.

    Fake trailblazer. Feminist gaslighting has been going on for a long, long time.

    Replies: @anon, @snorlax

  53. @Anonymous
    Liberals foaming at the pie hole because lunatic plagerist MLK only got 500 words of the speech. In at least three different places I think over the three speeches. You would think MLK was on Mt Rushmore.

    The two speeches that preceded Trump were pretty good.... the lady gov of SD has a toughness she really let the libs have it ...reminded of Coulter.

    Replies: @Sam Malone, @KenH, @Anon

    The two speeches that preceded Trump were pretty good…. the lady gov of SD has a toughness she really let the libs have it …reminded of Coulter.

    She sounds tougher than Trump who panders one day then shows shades of 2016 Trump the next.

  54. @Not Only Wrathful
    @JohnnyWalker123


    The ranch had a weird crop circle thing nearby. What is that exactly?
     
    A garden. It is what rich people have always liked to do with their outdoor space. There are some much more intricate ones in England and France. You can visit them and walk around on a summer's day. It is a pleasant way to pass the time, though I prefer true wilderness.

    One of the bedrooms had a huge Christian Crucifix inside. Why would Epstein (a Jew) have this? Why would it be kept inside a bedroom in which sexual debauchery was taking place? Was Epstein mocking Christ?
     
    He thought it'd be cool to have an extremely valuable icon hanging on a bedroom wall, and he had the money to make it happen.

    Oh, the (trashy) perils of being a billionaire...


    Epstein’s ranch had a huge private “nightclub,” with “installed cameras” videotaping the room.
     
    All nightclubs have cameras. I wish I had my own nightclub, it'd be a great place to host parties. I wouldn't have enough friends to fill it, probably, but then I don't have a billion Dollars.

    There was a huge “party shower.” According to one source, “everybody was getting in.”
     
    Did it comes with Dizzy and Carmen from (film) Starship Troopers?

    Sounds just awful...


    The “nightclub” had “stripper poles.”
     
    My private nightclub would certainly have stripper poles. They're pretty fun to use yourself. Of course, it'd be totally terrible if aforementioned Dizzy and Carmen were to decide to dance on them...

    The Clintons visited Epstein’s New Mexico ranch often.
     
    Bill, I get, he'd be a great guest, but Hillary seems so sour-faced.

    Whatever the truth, I wouldn't rely on the rumours of the staff. I worked at some fancy events in the past and likely exaggerated the guest list so as to seem more interesting or relevant to the people I was talking with. Humans do that.

    Replies: @ThreeCranes, @jack daniels

    Stripper pole….Hillary….

    excuse me a moment.

    • LOL: HammerJack
    • Replies: @Neuday
    @ThreeCranes

    I'm sure it's not easy for a half-intoxicated pretty 17-year-old to be leered at by fully intoxicated older men, but to be leered at by Hillary has got to be traumatizing. Huma Abedin seems to have been ok with it, but look who she married; she's hardcore.

  55. @Buzz Mohawk
    @Jenner Ickham Errican

    Like all real women, my wife is a sucker for displays of power, so she loves this stuff and often gets me to watch with her. I like airplanes, so I enjoy it too. No other president has done this kind of thing better than Donald Trump.

    The use of aircraft in celebrations of our country is perfectly appropriate. The airplane was invented here. The problem of powered flight was solved here. The best airplanes in the world have been built here. The airplane is part of our cultural heritage, and by the way, it perfectly symbolizes the American spirit.

    https://mholloway63.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/1902_wright_glider_turns.jpeg

    Replies: @Antonius

    Nothing encapsulates the concept of American exceptionalism quite like the extraordinary gift of flight to the modern world. So much to be proud of, what on earth do they teach nowadays?

  56. If we are going to build a monument to any military man it should be for Admiral Chester Nimitz. Seven months to the day after Pearl Harbor he took what was left of the US Pacific Fleet and destroyed the Japanese Navy’s offensive power at Midway, The rest of the Pacific War was just a matter of getting American air power within range of the Japanese homeland which Nimitz accomplished with minimal loss of American lives.

  57. @Steve Sailer
    @Anonymous

    I always liked eating in the backseat of our 1963 Pontiac Catalina at the Burbank Bob's Big Boy, with a big silver tray attached to the window frame.

    Replies: @Buzz Mohawk, @Anonymous, @Ganderson

    One of my first jobs was at Lloyd’s A &W in Forest Lake, MN. Was in (unrequited) love with one of the carhops.

  58. @Anonymous
    HAHAHA good one Steve.

    It was a heapin' helpin' of Miller. Lots of great rhetoric for lovers of this country. He kept Miller around for a reason. Jettisoned everyone else of course.

    Very frustrating to hear him talk about our youth being educated to hate America and yet he hasn't lifted a finger to reform the Dept of Education. Why hasn't he been cleaning out the communists from that department.

    Trump understands that the Marxists are waging war on America but Trump does not wage war on Marxism.

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman, @I Have Scinde, @jack daniels, @IHTG, @Mike_from_SGV, @Travis

    Trump is in danger of being seen as all talk and never action.

    The putative tough guy comes across as weak, almost helpless. The public would love to see him fight back IMO.

    The risks of NOT fighting back are greater.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    @jack daniels



    Trump is in danger of being seen as all talk and never action.

     

    In danger of being seen? Really?

    I would have thought that, after four years, Trump's penchant for talking (which is easy) vs. his glaringly obvious reluctance to do things (which is a good deal harder) has had more than enough time to become apparent.

    Is this not so?

    "Better the devil you know" seems to be the most compelling argument that Trump enthusiasts are able to muster in July of 2020. It certainly cannot be, "Look at what he has done during the last four years," because Trump has actually done very little.

    I suppose if one only pays attention to what Trump says, rather than what he actually does, he might still make for a compelling leader. Perhaps that is enough for the America of 2020?

    Admittedly, appearances, rather than actualities, count for a lot; that could be the real lesson that Donald Trump has to offer America. He may be able to persuade American voters that he has been largely successful in his role as president in much the same way that the American mass media has persuaded its audience that the lootings protests were largely peaceful.
  59. @Not Only Wrathful
    @JohnnyWalker123


    The ranch had a weird crop circle thing nearby. What is that exactly?
     
    A garden. It is what rich people have always liked to do with their outdoor space. There are some much more intricate ones in England and France. You can visit them and walk around on a summer's day. It is a pleasant way to pass the time, though I prefer true wilderness.

    One of the bedrooms had a huge Christian Crucifix inside. Why would Epstein (a Jew) have this? Why would it be kept inside a bedroom in which sexual debauchery was taking place? Was Epstein mocking Christ?
     
    He thought it'd be cool to have an extremely valuable icon hanging on a bedroom wall, and he had the money to make it happen.

    Oh, the (trashy) perils of being a billionaire...


    Epstein’s ranch had a huge private “nightclub,” with “installed cameras” videotaping the room.
     
    All nightclubs have cameras. I wish I had my own nightclub, it'd be a great place to host parties. I wouldn't have enough friends to fill it, probably, but then I don't have a billion Dollars.

    There was a huge “party shower.” According to one source, “everybody was getting in.”
     
    Did it comes with Dizzy and Carmen from (film) Starship Troopers?

    Sounds just awful...


    The “nightclub” had “stripper poles.”
     
    My private nightclub would certainly have stripper poles. They're pretty fun to use yourself. Of course, it'd be totally terrible if aforementioned Dizzy and Carmen were to decide to dance on them...

    The Clintons visited Epstein’s New Mexico ranch often.
     
    Bill, I get, he'd be a great guest, but Hillary seems so sour-faced.

    Whatever the truth, I wouldn't rely on the rumours of the staff. I worked at some fancy events in the past and likely exaggerated the guest list so as to seem more interesting or relevant to the people I was talking with. Humans do that.

    Replies: @ThreeCranes, @jack daniels

    Sir-

    How does it happen that you are privy to Epstein’s thoughts and intentions? Is it just that he’s your kind of guy?

    Or is this ‘hasbara’?

    • Replies: @Not Only Wrathful
    @jack daniels

    You might not choose to enjoy those things I described, but surely you can understand how people do?

  60. @PhysicistDave
    Sounded as if it was written by Stephen Miller. A bit over-long, perhaps, and I did not agree with all the positive things he said about the four guys on Mount Rushmore (being a radical Jeffersonian, I was with him on Jefferson, of course).

    The opening of Trump's speech was basically from Tucker's monologue earlier this week:

    1) All Americans are really going to be equal before the law. We mean it.
    2) Freedom of speech is inviolable.
    3) The government exists to protect the rights of middle-class and working-class Americans.
     
    Seems to me a good platform to run on.

    The simpler version:

    We love America. Our opponents hate America. Where do you stand?
     
    BLM and Antifa have handed that to Trump.

    My kid the college student liked Kristi Noem's speech better: if Noem does not speak at the convention, the convention planners are idiots. She is what Sarah Palin could have been if Palin had had brains.

    Replies: @BenKenobi, @Henry's Cat, @John Achterhof, @Ed, @Ian M.

    We love America. Our opponents hate America. Where do you stand?

    It really does boil down to this. Only to the Times and the Great Awokening cult can celebrating core American values and America’s historic public figures be considered “dark and divisive.”

    Unfortunately, while what is needed for this moment is a leader such as Tucker that could have written this speech personally and from the heart we have a marketer that is the garish avatar before the world – in contrast with the statues of old – of puerile, consumerist America’s enamor with showmanship, rancor and bold declaration of material success.

    • Replies: @Inquiring Mind
    @John Achterhof

    The response to the iSteve question, "Was the speech that good?" appears to be that "President Trump was semi-divisive, quasi-divisive. He is the margarine of divisiveness, the Diet Coke of divisiveness. Just one calorie, not darkly divisive enough."

  61. Not every state changes out their statuary constantly. Caesar Rodney has been holding steadfast since 1934. Thank god the mob can’t get to him inside the Capitol building.

    • Replies: @PhysicistDave
    @Kyle

    Kyle wrote:


    Caesar Rodney has been holding steadfast since 1934.
     
    And I'm happy to say that my state of birth still has that great Jacksonian, "Old Bullion" Benton.

    The Woke Left know so little history that they do not know who Rodney or Benton are, or they would go after them.

    Thank Heaven for the ignorance of the Left!

    Replies: @snorlax

    , @Hibernian
    @Kyle

    Nancy Pelosi is trying to evict anyone who served the Confederacy, regardless of what they did before or afterward, from that collection.

  62. @Sam Malone
    @Anonymous


    You would think MLK was on Mt Rushmore.
     
    You've just given me a terrible premonition: sometime in the next 10-20 years this nation will witness the proudly courageous blasting and demolishing of the current faces on Mount Rushmore and their replacement with the sculpted visages of MLK, the Jewish woman who wrote the Statue of Liberty poem, an appropriate LGBT figure to be agreed upon later, and Emmitt Till.

    Replies: @BenKenobi, @Kyle, @Harry Baldwin

    They could just dynamite the noses. Problem solved.

  63. “culture wars”…Hey NYT, 1991 called and left a message on your answering machine: You can never go back.

  64. @Anonymous
    HAHAHA good one Steve.

    It was a heapin' helpin' of Miller. Lots of great rhetoric for lovers of this country. He kept Miller around for a reason. Jettisoned everyone else of course.

    Very frustrating to hear him talk about our youth being educated to hate America and yet he hasn't lifted a finger to reform the Dept of Education. Why hasn't he been cleaning out the communists from that department.

    Trump understands that the Marxists are waging war on America but Trump does not wage war on Marxism.

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman, @I Have Scinde, @jack daniels, @IHTG, @Mike_from_SGV, @Travis

    If you think what’s happening comes down to a gaggle of conspiring bureaucrats in the Department of Education then you’re sorely out of touch with what’s happened to children of the upper middle class in your country.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    @IHTG


    If you think what’s happening comes down to a gaggle of conspiring bureaucrats in the Department of Education then you’re sorely out of touch with what’s happened to children of the upper middle class in your country.
     
    Could you please explain what you mean by this? Thank you.
  65. Thanks for the campaign advice, Times.

    He’s down by 9 points, maybe he ought to be listening to some “campaign advice.” Maybe his brand of culture war tweets and no action combined with gross incompetence on coronavirus ain’t gonna do it.

    Then again, it’s fundraising month, and you don’t want to anger all the morons. So keep up that happy talk. Corona? I don’t no nuffin about corona. Masks? Not sure what you’re referring to. Social distancing? Is that a music band?

    Unfortunately, when watching it at home on DVD, you miss experiencing the horrifying Charlton-Heston-and-the-Statue-of-Liberty moment when “Idiocracy” is over and you emerge from the theatre into the mall full of shiny logos and sniggering pedestrians and you realize that reality today looks just like 2505 does in the movie.- Steve Sailer

    • Troll: Harry Baldwin
  66. Anon[330] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anonymous
    Liberals foaming at the pie hole because lunatic plagerist MLK only got 500 words of the speech. In at least three different places I think over the three speeches. You would think MLK was on Mt Rushmore.

    The two speeches that preceded Trump were pretty good.... the lady gov of SD has a toughness she really let the libs have it ...reminded of Coulter.

    Replies: @Sam Malone, @KenH, @Anon

    Liberals foaming at the pie hole because lunatic plagerist MLK only got 500 words of the speech. In at least three different places I think over the three speeches. You would think MLK was on Mt Rushmore.

    I knew about the plagiarism. I knew about about all the extramarital affairs. I knew about his quoting bible verses as he was having sex with paramours. I didn’t know about him being an accessory to rape until it was revealed last year. But it doesn’t seem to have affected his status.

    https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/martin-luther-king-rape-fbi-tapes-video-mlk-laugh-files-a8932206.html

    Martin Luther King Jr ‘watched and laughed’ as woman was raped, secret FBI recordings allege

    Peter Stubley, Chris Baynes
    Monday 27 May 2019

    The FBI’s attempt to discredit Martin Luther King Jr – new details of which are only just emerging some 55 years later – was a mammoth operation involving undercover informants, wiretapped phones and bugged hotel rooms…

    It included a tape which, according to an FBI summary, recorded King laughing and offering “advice” as a fellow Baptist minister “forcibly raped” a woman just a few minutes walk from The White House in Washington DC.

    But despite their attempts to spread the story of King’s “sex orgies” and 40-plus extramarital affairs, the story never appeared in the media…

    Read E. Michael Jones The Jewish Revolutionary Spirit. MLK was merely a loyal proxy warrior for the Jews, who propped him up and controlled him.

  67. @indocon
    He looked weak in the speech. Micky K is spot in, Trumpisim is more important than Trump, and Trump hates to loose, maybe the best option for him is to drop out, let Pence/Haley loose to Dementia and #BLM, we have a very good chance of keeping the Senate. Go for someone like Tucker or Cotton in 2024.

    BTW, can you imagine the scene when Dems start debating reparations in Jan oof next year?

    Replies: @Peterike, @Deadite, @Currahee, @Anon7, @Lou XYX, @anon, @Dago Shoes

    “ maybe the best option for him is to drop out, let Pence/Haley loose to Dementia and #BLM, we have a very good chance of keeping the Senate. Go for someone like Tucker or Cotton in 2024.”

    After four years of open borders and citizenship for everyone? Good luck.

  68. @J1234


    delivered by some guy who slurs his words.

    — Jennifer Rubin (@JRubinBlogger) July 4, 2020
     
    Says some broad who's literally the ugliest woman in the world. The ugliest girls in high school and college were almost always the least condemning of others. You take away that one quality, and what's left?

    Replies: @Steve in Greensboro

    Anything that makes the Rubin gargoyle unhappy is a good thing.

    And Dorothy Parker must have had her in mind when she said “beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone.”

    • Replies: @Harry Baldwin
    @Steve in Greensboro

    Years ago, Mickey Kaus and Jennifer Rubin teamed up to do a regular debate podcast called "Left Coast/Right Coast."

    The problem was, Kaus was supposed to be "left" but he's farther right on national identity issues than pretend conservative Rubin.

  69. @Anonymous
    HAHAHA good one Steve.

    It was a heapin' helpin' of Miller. Lots of great rhetoric for lovers of this country. He kept Miller around for a reason. Jettisoned everyone else of course.

    Very frustrating to hear him talk about our youth being educated to hate America and yet he hasn't lifted a finger to reform the Dept of Education. Why hasn't he been cleaning out the communists from that department.

    Trump understands that the Marxists are waging war on America but Trump does not wage war on Marxism.

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman, @I Have Scinde, @jack daniels, @IHTG, @Mike_from_SGV, @Travis

    “he hasn’t lifted a finger to reform the Dept of Education”
    I’d like to see him go on the offense by picking a random high-profile SJW university like Harvard and then trying to do something awful to it, like defund it if they don’t rescind all the SJW BS they require, or banning Harvard graduates from Federal employment, etc. If universities want to be founts of totalitarianism, let them suffer for it. I think picking and damaging a specific target would be more energizing to normal voters than a bureaucratic effort like reforming the DOEd.

    • Replies: @TomSchmidt
    @Mike_from_SGV

    "Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it. Cut off the support network and isolate the target from sympathy. Go after people and not institutions; people hurt faster than institutions."

    Which person should he go after?

  70. @JohnnyWalker123
    Epstein had a huge ranch in New Mexico. "Teen" girls "entertained VIP guests" there.

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7703257/New-photos-Jeffrey-Epsteins-New-Mexico-ranch-pedophiles-eight-person-party-shower.html

    EXCLUSIVE: Inside Jeffrey Epstein's New Mexico ranch: Jaw-dropping pictures show pedophile's eight person party shower, life-sized installation of a crucified Jesus and 'underground strip club where teens would entertain VIP guests'

     

    The Clintons came to the ranch.

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7748467/Bill-Hillary-Clinton-frequent-guests-Jeffrey-Epsteins-New-Mexico-ranch.html

    Bill and Hillary Clinton would stay at Jeffrey Epstein's New Mexico ranch almost every year, former estate workers told DailyMail.com.
     
    The ranch had a weird crop circle thing nearby. What is that exactly?

    https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2019/11/20/14/21224764-7703257-image-a-28_1574258884979.jpg

    "An anonymous contractor, who worked at the ranch until 2006, described the giant shower in the master bedroom as 'amazing, saying: 'That was a party shower, everybody getting in. It's a big shower.'"

    https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2019/11/20/14/21248256-7703257-An_anonymous_contractor_who_worked_at_the_ranch_until_2006_descr-a-58_1574260316582.jpg

    One of the bedrooms had a huge Christian Crucifix inside. Why would Epstein (a Jew) have this? Why would it be kept inside a bedroom in which sexual debauchery was taking place? Was Epstein mocking Christ?

    https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2019/11/20/14/21219620-7703257-One_of_the_bedrooms_has_a_sculpture_of_a_life_sized_Jesus_crucif-a-57_1574260312833.jpg

    One more interesting thing. There apparently was a 1,000 square foot "nightclub" at Epstein's ranch. The "nightclub" had "stripper poles." See quote below.

    Another former contractor revealed Epstein built an underground club. In one picture from his New Mexico ranch, a staircase leads downstairs although there are no images of the actual 'club'. 'It's an underground layer of 1,000 square feet. Like a nightclub, with stripper poles, it's not directly underneath the house. Most activity took place there, like dancing, hanging out, it was the entertainment area, no one [staff] was allowed down there, they installed cameras down there,' he says

     

    Epstein "installed cameras" in the room. Why would he place cameras there? Who places cameras in a private "nightclub" in their house?

    Why did the Clintons go there "almost every year?" What were the Clintons doing there? They couldn't find a hotel somewhere?

    TLDR Summary:

    -The Clintons visited Epstein's New Mexico ranch often.
    -The ranch had a strange crop circle thing nearby.
    -There was a huge "party shower." According to one source, "everybody was getting in."
    -Jewish Epstein kept a huge Christian Crucifix inside a bedroom.
    -Epstein's ranch had a huge private "nightclub," with "installed cameras" videotaping the room.
    -The "nightclub" had "stripper poles."
    -"Teen" girls "entertained VIP guests" in the "nightclub."

    Replies: @anon, @Not Only Wrathful, @ic1000

    JohnnyWalker123, Ron Unz wrote the “Insert MORE Tag” code for your long, off-topic posts.

    Using it would be a nice way of saying “thank you.”

  71. @indocon
    He looked weak in the speech. Micky K is spot in, Trumpisim is more important than Trump, and Trump hates to loose, maybe the best option for him is to drop out, let Pence/Haley loose to Dementia and #BLM, we have a very good chance of keeping the Senate. Go for someone like Tucker or Cotton in 2024.

    BTW, can you imagine the scene when Dems start debating reparations in Jan oof next year?

    Replies: @Peterike, @Deadite, @Currahee, @Anon7, @Lou XYX, @anon, @Dago Shoes

    If trump is defeated there will never be another conservative president.

    • Agree: Harry Baldwin
    • Replies: @TomSchmidt
    @Deadite

    Who was the last one? I'd go with Carter or Eisenhower.

  72. @I Have Scinde
    @Anonymous

    "Trump understands that the Marxists are waging war on America but Trump does not wage war on Marxism."

    President Trump seems to be content to play the role of Fabius Maximus to the left's (or Marxists') Hannibal. It's not illogical - it's a better strategy to let them tire themselves out and waste their strength than to waste your own strength a reckless attack. But the second Punic War only ended when Scipio took the fight directly to Cathage, against the judgment of many on the Roman side.

    So does the right have a Scipio? And what is the left's Carthage?

    Replies: @Dave Pinsen, @Deadite, @Ian M.

    “ So does the right have a Scipio?”

    Tucket Carlson

  73. @indocon
    He looked weak in the speech. Micky K is spot in, Trumpisim is more important than Trump, and Trump hates to loose, maybe the best option for him is to drop out, let Pence/Haley loose to Dementia and #BLM, we have a very good chance of keeping the Senate. Go for someone like Tucker or Cotton in 2024.

    BTW, can you imagine the scene when Dems start debating reparations in Jan oof next year?

    Replies: @Peterike, @Deadite, @Currahee, @Anon7, @Lou XYX, @anon, @Dago Shoes

    Please: lose.

  74. @Anonymous
    HAHAHA good one Steve.

    It was a heapin' helpin' of Miller. Lots of great rhetoric for lovers of this country. He kept Miller around for a reason. Jettisoned everyone else of course.

    Very frustrating to hear him talk about our youth being educated to hate America and yet he hasn't lifted a finger to reform the Dept of Education. Why hasn't he been cleaning out the communists from that department.

    Trump understands that the Marxists are waging war on America but Trump does not wage war on Marxism.

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman, @I Have Scinde, @jack daniels, @IHTG, @Mike_from_SGV, @Travis

    Abolishing the Department of Education would be a good start, but would not do much to change the education agenda in most states. It will take more than a Presidents executive orders to change the current education system. We need Governors and school boards to be held accountable.

    Today’s K-12 classroom is the propaganda arm of the left using its control of teachers’ unions, teacher training schools in the universities, and textbook publishing to launch an all out effort to indoctrinate students as young as kindergarten with “correct thinking” on subjects ranging from the perdurability of white racism and the “fluidity” of gender to the evils of “Islamophobia” and the coming man-made Armageddon of climate change. The leftist agenda starts at the local school boards across America and the individual States have more power over our school system than the federal government.

    To stop the indoctrination of our youth we need to infiltrate the school boards, and the state departments of education and the schools themselves. But most moderates are afraid the speak up , because it ill hurt their careers.

    • Replies: @HammerJack
    @Travis

    "Legal penalties are...the least of the obstacles to freedom of thoughts. The two great obstacles are economic penalties and distortion of evidence. It is clear that thought is not free if the profession of certain opinions makes it impossible to earn a living. It is clear also that thought is not free if all the arguments on one side of a controversy are perpetually presented as attractively as possible, while the arguments on the other side can only be discovered by diligent search."

    (Bertrand Russell)

  75. Anon[320] • Disclaimer says:

    The people who started the culture war are complaining about others pointing that out, classic.

    The National Garden should include the statues of Henry Ford, Charles Lindbergh and Calvin Coolidge. They were contemporaries and admirers of one another. Henry Ford started the auto industry of the US and was a true patriot. Charles Lindbergh was the first man to fly across the Atlantic, showing unbelievable bravery.

    “Silent Cal” was the president who signed into law the Immigration Act of 1924 that shut down immigration for the next 40 years, allowing America to finally come together as one nation, one people. As the president who succeeded Woodrow Wilson, he eschewed internationalism and focused primarily on national affairs. He resisted the international bankers’ call to lower interest rates and kept it high because from what he’s seen, it benefited main street. As governor he was pro worker and pro women’s rights, but as president he was pro states’ rights and worked hard to shrink the federal government through tight budget control. He came to fame as governor of MA when the police went on strike in Boston, leading to days of riots and looting — Coolidge stepped in, overrode the mayor of Boston and fired the entire police department, replacing them with new police officers, which gained him enormous respect and popularity around the country. Reagan later copied him and fired the air traffic controllers when they went on strike. When Reagan moved into the WH, the first thing he did was replacing the portrait of Thomas Jefferson with that of Calvin Coolidge.

    We are badly in need of another Calvin Coolidge in the Oval Office today, as well as another Henry Ford.

    • Replies: @epebble
    @Anon


    When Reagan moved into the WH, the first thing he did was replacing the portrait of Thomas Jefferson with that of Calvin Coolidge.

     

    Do you have a reference to this interesting info? Thanks. I always thought Washington, Jefferson and Lincoln as the Trinity that should not be touched (or a bad word said about).

    Replies: @Anonymous

    , @CJ
    @Anon

    Also a fan of Calvin Coolidge, but the president who succeeded Wilson was Warren Harding.

  76. We need to expel the woman slapper MLK. We need a few astronauts. We need a fighter ace. Eddie Rickenbacker would be a good choice, even though I would prefer Don Blakelee or Tex Hill..

  77. @indocon
    He looked weak in the speech. Micky K is spot in, Trumpisim is more important than Trump, and Trump hates to loose, maybe the best option for him is to drop out, let Pence/Haley loose to Dementia and #BLM, we have a very good chance of keeping the Senate. Go for someone like Tucker or Cotton in 2024.

    BTW, can you imagine the scene when Dems start debating reparations in Jan oof next year?

    Replies: @Peterike, @Deadite, @Currahee, @Anon7, @Lou XYX, @anon, @Dago Shoes

    Try googling “double digit hillary clinton” and then look at the dates of the articles. HRC held a double-digit lead in the “polls” right into the middle of October, for heaven’s sake.

  78. Ed says:

    Normally when Trump is doing bad it’s a feeding frenzy among the media on Twitter. They’ll retweet each other saying the same thing. Last night it was quiet during the speech and then afterwards the Rubins sneered. The NYT headline is detached from reality.

    Biden came out with a tweet this AM that honored the founders but acknowledged that they were slave owners. The Dems are going to struggle moving forward.

  79. @Henry's Cat
    @PhysicistDave

    You think it was Miller? I thought it might be David Starkey. I was wondering the other day what happened to Miller. Had Kushner imprisoned him in the White House dungeons?

    Replies: @Ed

    Supposedly Miller is on Team Kushner as he correctly sized up early on who was the power in the WH. However with Kushner’s fortunes fading he might be getting caught in the downdraft.

    Trump independently likes Miller so he has that going for him.

    • Replies: @Henry's Cat
    @Ed

    Over my head. I thought Kushner was instrumental in Trump going soft on the anti-immigration rhetoric.

  80. @indocon
    He looked weak in the speech. Micky K is spot in, Trumpisim is more important than Trump, and Trump hates to loose, maybe the best option for him is to drop out, let Pence/Haley loose to Dementia and #BLM, we have a very good chance of keeping the Senate. Go for someone like Tucker or Cotton in 2024.

    BTW, can you imagine the scene when Dems start debating reparations in Jan oof next year?

    Replies: @Peterike, @Deadite, @Currahee, @Anon7, @Lou XYX, @anon, @Dago Shoes

    You have the mental capacity of a 2 year old if you think Democrats would actually pass reparations.

    The left doesn’t support reparations. The left has just gone so insane that they pretend to support reparations.

    Democrats are basically so into pandering to non-whites (especially negroes) that they pretend to support anti-white programs that they don’t actually support.

    • Disagree: HammerJack
    • Replies: @indocon
    @Lou XYX

    This is different my friend, the mob smells blood in the water, they have a few leaders with three digit IQ, you have mass media and social networks, it's going to be impossible for the Democratic Powerball personal just pretend it's business as usual on January 22. Plus keep in mind half of the mob is white!

  81. @Michael S
    Susan B. Anthony? Amelia Earhart? Good lord.

    Why bother with this kind of appeasement? We all know it doesn't work.

    Replies: @Paul Jolliffe

    A pretty good argument can be made that Amelia Earhart was on an official recon mission over the Pacific when she disappeared in 1937, probably working with ONI.
    Did the Japanese capture her alive, interrogate her, and then (stupidly) let her rot in an effort to use her as a bargaining chip?

    A distinct possibility, with some (but not conclusive) evidence.

    She may well have been “expendable” to both American and Japanese authorities.

    • Replies: @JMcG
    @Paul Jolliffe

    Can you point me to a reputable work that makes a convincing case for this? Not trolling here, I don’t have time to dig through hundreds of articles on the subject. I have a very hard time believing the USN of the 1930s would have sent Amelia Earhart on such a mission, but I’m willing to be persuaded.
    Thanks

    , @Paul Jolliffe
    @Paul Jolliffe

    Thanks for asking - it turns out the 2017 History Channel documentary “Amelia Earhart: The Lost Evidence ”, seen by 4.3 million viewers, including me - was based in part on photographic evidence that has now been discredited.
    The History Channel has canceled all subsequent airings.
    Until you asked, I was not aware of this.

  82. @Ed
    @Henry's Cat

    Supposedly Miller is on Team Kushner as he correctly sized up early on who was the power in the WH. However with Kushner’s fortunes fading he might be getting caught in the downdraft.

    Trump independently likes Miller so he has that going for him.

    Replies: @Henry's Cat

    Over my head. I thought Kushner was instrumental in Trump going soft on the anti-immigration rhetoric.

  83. @PiltdownMan
    PiltdownChild2 and I were discussing the notion that Amelia Earhart is fundamentally different from Davy Crockett or Daniel Boone. Because trailblazers shouldn’t get lost or fail to come home.

    Replies: @Buzz Mohawk, @Henry's Cat, @Thoughts, @Anonymous

    She didn’t do it on purpose!

  84. e says:
    @BenKenobi
    @PhysicistDave

    Sure, great speech. Hits all the bases. We’ve been looking for action for about four years now.

    Replies: @e

    Maybe you didn’t notice that blue collar workers had jobs and that their wage increases were the largest % wise since WW2 and that for the first time ever, their increases outpaced those of the managerial class “above” them.

    That’s something to notice.

    Something else–this is first POTuS to take on China, the first to withstand the heat from the Bureaucratic Deep State, the first to keep building a wall on our Southern border and…well, I won’t go on since something tells me you either don’t appreciate the difficulty of keeping on keeping on against not only crazy corrupt Dems but against sly corrupt GOP leadership too or you have odd expectations.

    • Agree: Buck Ransom, Polynikes
    • Replies: @BenKenobi
    @e


    blue collar workers had jobs
     
    Until some random negro sticks a phone in their face.
    , @AnotherDad
    @e


    Something else–this is first POTuS to take on China, the first to withstand the heat from the Bureaucratic Deep State, the first to keep building a wall on our Southern border and…well, I won’t go on since something tells me you either don’t appreciate the difficulty of keeping on keeping on against not only crazy corrupt Dems but against sly corrupt GOP leadership too or you have odd expectations.
     
    You won't go on because it's not an impressive list.

    I've been been on the Trump train--talking him up with friends, neighbors--since i read his (Jeff Session's) immigration policy pitch back in 2015. I'm still on board.

    But the bottom line--cut away all the b.s.--is that the delivery problem isn't just that Trump's pushing against the Democrats, the state, the new post-1964 constitution. It's also that Trump has lacked focus on the nationalist agenda that won him the nomination and squeezed out a narrow victory. Poor advisors--nepotism. Ego. Lack of discipline. Too easily rolled. Too confused.

    We all knew Trump would be pushing against a corrupt, vile, anti-American, anti-republican, globalist establishment, and that progress would be a grind. But Trump's lack of focus and discipline in the fight has hindered progress--and the case he can make for re-election. Denying this rather obvious fact is silly.

    I'm with Trump because he's the nationalist we've got--warts and all. But we deserve to see him fight hard and smarter.
  85. @Buzz Mohawk
    @Steve Sailer

    Drive-in theaters could make a comeback too. Those were fun. I remember the one in Huntington Beach and the metal speaker that attached to the window frame.

    For fine car dining, Sonic has car hops on roller blades.

    Governor Kristi Noem of South Dakota gave a good speech at Mt. Rushmore, and with her tan she could pass as a Republican Brown Woman presidential candidate of the future. After all, speechifying and looking hot might be more important than governing.

    https://i.ytimg.com/vi/T6YW9KTiHZY/maxresdefault.jpg

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @Hhsiii, @Hypnotoad666, @The Wild Geese Howard, @Anonymous

    She’s a PILF, “a politician I’d like to . . . ”

    And I guarantee, there aren’t many of those.

  86. @PhysicistDave
    Some guy named Jordan Schachtel posted on Twitter:

    Kristi Noem has more guts than the entirety of the GOP Congress.
     
    True (though admittedly a low bar to meet).

    One reply to Schachtel added:

    Hottest Governor ever. Am I allowed to say that?
     
    Shhhhhh! That is sexist and lookist... yeah, it's true, but you're not allowed to say that!

    Replies: @Hhsiii, @The Wild Geese Howard, @Marty T

    Governor Noem has also been terrific steering SD through the WuFlu.

    Unlike, say, Cuomo and Whitmer, she and her advisors actually understand some of the science and operate according to actual data.

    Thus, she has been routinely ignored or trashed by the media.

    I have mixed emotions about seeing her ascend to the national stage because she’s so perfect in her current role.

  87. If Trump had simply recited the Gettysburg Address the MSM would have slammed the speach. And Steve, please print nyt in lower case to match their lower case.

    • Agree: donut
  88. @Buzz Mohawk
    @Steve Sailer

    Drive-in theaters could make a comeback too. Those were fun. I remember the one in Huntington Beach and the metal speaker that attached to the window frame.

    For fine car dining, Sonic has car hops on roller blades.

    Governor Kristi Noem of South Dakota gave a good speech at Mt. Rushmore, and with her tan she could pass as a Republican Brown Woman presidential candidate of the future. After all, speechifying and looking hot might be more important than governing.

    https://i.ytimg.com/vi/T6YW9KTiHZY/maxresdefault.jpg

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @Hhsiii, @Hypnotoad666, @The Wild Geese Howard, @Anonymous

    Drive-in theaters could make a comeback too. Those were fun. I remember the one in Huntington Beach and the metal speaker that attached to the window frame.

    Uh, they are making a comeback:

    https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/505751-walmart-to-make-160-store-parking-lots-into-drive-in-theaters

    With a quality car stereo the new drive-in can be a far better experience than a 500 seat theater filled with, “youfs.”

    • Replies: @donut
    @The Wild Geese Howard

    Maybe the White birth rate will get a bump .

  89. Another rotten speech, sparsely attended and delivered by some guy who slurs his words.

    What? Did Joe Biden sub for Trump at the last minute?

  90. @indocon
    He looked weak in the speech. Micky K is spot in, Trumpisim is more important than Trump, and Trump hates to loose, maybe the best option for him is to drop out, let Pence/Haley loose to Dementia and #BLM, we have a very good chance of keeping the Senate. Go for someone like Tucker or Cotton in 2024.

    BTW, can you imagine the scene when Dems start debating reparations in Jan oof next year?

    Replies: @Peterike, @Deadite, @Currahee, @Anon7, @Lou XYX, @anon, @Dago Shoes

    Trumpisim is more important than Trump, and Trump hates to loose, maybe the best option for him is to drop out, let Pence/Haley loose to Dementia…

    lol.

    Your spelling is too loose. Lose the autocorrect, might help.

  91. I didn’t know about the National Statuary Hall, Steve. It’s very interesting. It’s a shame about Farnsworth.

    I agree with you: Paine & Henry should be added to the garden.

    I think that Scalia should not be in the garden: the choice is too divisive.

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    @Not Raul

    A statue of Feynman dunking a Space Shuttle O-ring in a glass of ice water.

    Replies: @anon

  92. @Jenner Ickham Errican
    @Jenner Ickham Errican

    Here we go:

    https://youtu.be/wQpWydz7J1Y?t=6386

    Replies: @Buzz Mohawk, @TomSchmidt, @The Wild Geese Howard, @donut, @slumber_j

    Can you think of another film that shows the leader descending from the heavens like a god, flying over the local landmarks in a plane? Leni could sue for copyright infringement if she were still alive.

    • Replies: @jsm
    @TomSchmidt

    Oh, please.
    Obama and his "beatific" poses like he's some kind of Holy Man, replete with halo over head. https://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/05/newsweeks-next-cover-obama-first-gay-president

    Replies: @TomSchmidt

  93. @Mike_from_SGV
    @Anonymous

    "he hasn’t lifted a finger to reform the Dept of Education"
    I'd like to see him go on the offense by picking a random high-profile SJW university like Harvard and then trying to do something awful to it, like defund it if they don't rescind all the SJW BS they require, or banning Harvard graduates from Federal employment, etc. If universities want to be founts of totalitarianism, let them suffer for it. I think picking and damaging a specific target would be more energizing to normal voters than a bureaucratic effort like reforming the DOEd.

    Replies: @TomSchmidt

    “Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it. Cut off the support network and isolate the target from sympathy. Go after people and not institutions; people hurt faster than institutions.”

    Which person should he go after?

  94. @ThreeCranes
    @Not Only Wrathful

    Stripper pole....Hillary....

    excuse me a moment.

    Replies: @Neuday

    I’m sure it’s not easy for a half-intoxicated pretty 17-year-old to be leered at by fully intoxicated older men, but to be leered at by Hillary has got to be traumatizing. Huma Abedin seems to have been ok with it, but look who she married; she’s hardcore.

  95. @Deadite
    @indocon

    If trump is defeated there will never be another conservative president.

    Replies: @TomSchmidt

    Who was the last one? I’d go with Carter or Eisenhower.

  96. @Anonymous
    OT, sorry: Robin Hanson submits, gets on his knees and grovels:
    http://mason.gmu.edu/~rhanson/JuneteenthApology.html

    What a sad sight. It does not even seem likely that he wrote this part himself:

    "I welcome suggestions for training programs, readings, and other appropriate activities."
     

    Replies: @Mike, @Jane Plain

    Apologies are not about being sorry.

  97. @anon

    Breaking News: President Trump delivered a dark and divisive speech at Mount Rushmore, leaning into the culture wars and barely mentioning the pandemic.https://t.co/03WOgau4Zx

    — The New York Times (@nytimes) July 4, 2020
     
    The New York Times is Democrat party propaganda at this point: "dark and divisive" speech but wrong because he didn't mention the left's favorite dark and divisive subject. Funny that coming from the rag that has repeatedly tweeted out racist trash over the last two months ("lucky we aren't seeking revenge"). The reality is that they just didn't approve of the speech and of him personally (and his voters), so they lied about the content in order to make him look bad. No republican or conservative should agree to interviews with the NYT or work for them in any capacity. Doing so only legitimizes their illegitimate propaganda in the minds of the public. Any republican caught cooperating with them should be expelled from committee assignments, be locked out of campaign funding, and the issue should be used against them in primaries.

    Replies: @Hypnotoad666

    The New York Times is a cancer. Zach Goldberg has a good piece in Tablet in which he points out how the Great Awokening was created by a feedback-loop between liberals and their increasingly hysterical media sources. Chief among these is the New York Times, which is subscribed to by 31% of all white liberals.
    https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/news/articles/americas-white-saviors

    The NYT really is the epicenter of elite anti-white racism and anti-Americanism. At this point it is nothing more than crazed, low-IQ propaganda. There really must be a concerted effort to target the NYT in order to knock it off its phoney pedestal. Certainly no conservative, republican, or patriotic American should pay money to subscribe. Every dollar paid is effectively a donation to fund propaganda for BLM, antifa, and the DNC.

    P.S., Zach Golberg is great. You should search out his work at Tablet and elsewhere.

    • Replies: @Dan Hayes
    @Hypnotoad666

    A Jewish friend has recently forwarded me some good stuff from the Tablet. Has the Tablet always been this way, or is this a recent awakening?

    Replies: @snorlax, @Hypnotoad666

  98. @Whiskey
    Trump is toast. And so are we. If Bush gave rise to Obama, Trump gives us Abrams. Pol Pot in America.

    Bush was objectively a better President. He did not cause an insane allergic reaction in elites. We did not see open plans for White genocide in his Presidency.

    Politics is the art of the possible. All Trump did was full elites with a terrible resolve to exterminate us.

    Sparsely attended. He had what 500 people?

    Replies: @Precious, @Anonymous, @SunBakedSuburb, @AnotherDad, @S. Anonyia, @Ty Doorman, @Ty Doorman

    Trump is toast. And so are we. If Bush gave rise to Obama, Trump gives us Abrams. Pol Pot in America. Bush was objectively a better President. He did not cause an insane allergic reaction in elites. All Trump did was full elites with a terrible resolve to exterminate us.

    Causing an insane allergic reaction in elites is one of many reasons Trump is better than Bush. Americans prefer normal people over raving lunatics, which is why Trump has already won the election in November and Abrams, Biden and Harris aren’t going anywhere.

    Sparsely attended. He had what 500 people?

    He easily beat the 11 million viewers that watched his Tulsa rally.

  99. “Dark and divisive” = he called us out on our shit.

  100. @Anon55uu
    It has fallen into obscurity, but there is already a national hall of fame with lots of statutes

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hall_of_Fame_for_Great_Americans

    Replies: @Almost Missouri

    There was an Atlantic article about it back in the 1990s.

    https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/1997/07/the-mall-of-fame/376903/

    Money quote:

    These days hardly anyone even knows it exists. Only 20,000 people visit it each year, most of them local school children on field trips. What they see there is less a shrine than a tomb, the last repository of a seemingly defunct kind of American idealism and dignified self-respect.

    One could say the same about The Atlantic too now.

  101. @jack daniels
    @Not Only Wrathful

    Sir-

    How does it happen that you are privy to Epstein's thoughts and intentions? Is it just that he's your kind of guy?

    Or is this 'hasbara'?

    Replies: @Not Only Wrathful

    You might not choose to enjoy those things I described, but surely you can understand how people do?

  102. The Mt. Rushmore speech was masterfully conceived and written, and delivered well, too. I see that not all other commenters on this topic are going along with my assessment, but here’s my case: the point of the speech wasn’t so much to protect statues as to help get Trump reelected. It assisted in this effort by reminding rank and file Americans of what was once considered appropriate and uncontroversial reverence for the founding fathers. Just a few short years ago, in fact. This, in turn underscores the great (yet somewhat gradual) movement towards totalitarianism by the empowered left (i.e., those of influence.) And when the WaPo and the NYT call a patriotic speech racially divisive when they won’t describe media/antifa hysteria (or the widespread violence or riots that resulted from it) as such, it only helps Trumps in his purpose. BTW, important to remember that the NYT headquarters also reside on what were once “indigenous” lands.

  103. “Dark and divisive” has been slapped on Trump speeches right from the get-go. But the other media phrase I’m sick of is “Trump lashes out,” which was echoing every five minutes on the NY news this morning. As opposed to “Obama details his vision”

  104. Anonymous[238] • Disclaimer says:
    @Whiskey
    Trump is toast. And so are we. If Bush gave rise to Obama, Trump gives us Abrams. Pol Pot in America.

    Bush was objectively a better President. He did not cause an insane allergic reaction in elites. We did not see open plans for White genocide in his Presidency.

    Politics is the art of the possible. All Trump did was full elites with a terrible resolve to exterminate us.

    Sparsely attended. He had what 500 people?

    Replies: @Precious, @Anonymous, @SunBakedSuburb, @AnotherDad, @S. Anonyia, @Ty Doorman, @Ty Doorman

    Bush was objectively a better President. He did not cause an insane allergic reaction in elites. We did not see open plans for White genocide in his Presidency.

    Better for the plans to be revealed into the open, than for them to be carried out without our notice.

  105. Anonymous[238] • Disclaimer says:
    @IHTG
    @Anonymous

    If you think what's happening comes down to a gaggle of conspiring bureaucrats in the Department of Education then you're sorely out of touch with what's happened to children of the upper middle class in your country.

    Replies: @Anonymous

    If you think what’s happening comes down to a gaggle of conspiring bureaucrats in the Department of Education then you’re sorely out of touch with what’s happened to children of the upper middle class in your country.

    Could you please explain what you mean by this? Thank you.

  106. re all those statues: What about Frances Perkins?

    If anyone deserves to take Jackson’s place on the twenty dollar bill it would be Frances Perkins, who practically single handedly got FDR to commit to the New Deal: Social Security, Fair Labor Standards, Workers Comp., end child labor, etc. etc. The most influential woman in American history by far and yet almost forgotten. Listen or read her oral history online at Columbia U. She was a great raconteur into the bargain.

  107. …Mr. Trump has tried to bend events to his will…

    I think that’s called “leadership.”

  108. JMcG says:
    @Paul Jolliffe
    @Michael S

    A pretty good argument can be made that Amelia Earhart was on an official recon mission over the Pacific when she disappeared in 1937, probably working with ONI.
    Did the Japanese capture her alive, interrogate her, and then (stupidly) let her rot in an effort to use her as a bargaining chip?

    A distinct possibility, with some (but not conclusive) evidence.

    She may well have been “expendable” to both American and Japanese authorities.

    Replies: @JMcG, @Paul Jolliffe

    Can you point me to a reputable work that makes a convincing case for this? Not trolling here, I don’t have time to dig through hundreds of articles on the subject. I have a very hard time believing the USN of the 1930s would have sent Amelia Earhart on such a mission, but I’m willing to be persuaded.
    Thanks

  109. @Anon
    The people who started the culture war are complaining about others pointing that out, classic.

    The National Garden should include the statues of Henry Ford, Charles Lindbergh and Calvin Coolidge. They were contemporaries and admirers of one another. Henry Ford started the auto industry of the US and was a true patriot. Charles Lindbergh was the first man to fly across the Atlantic, showing unbelievable bravery.

    "Silent Cal" was the president who signed into law the Immigration Act of 1924 that shut down immigration for the next 40 years, allowing America to finally come together as one nation, one people. As the president who succeeded Woodrow Wilson, he eschewed internationalism and focused primarily on national affairs. He resisted the international bankers' call to lower interest rates and kept it high because from what he's seen, it benefited main street. As governor he was pro worker and pro women's rights, but as president he was pro states' rights and worked hard to shrink the federal government through tight budget control. He came to fame as governor of MA when the police went on strike in Boston, leading to days of riots and looting -- Coolidge stepped in, overrode the mayor of Boston and fired the entire police department, replacing them with new police officers, which gained him enormous respect and popularity around the country. Reagan later copied him and fired the air traffic controllers when they went on strike. When Reagan moved into the WH, the first thing he did was replacing the portrait of Thomas Jefferson with that of Calvin Coolidge.

    We are badly in need of another Calvin Coolidge in the Oval Office today, as well as another Henry Ford.

    Replies: @epebble, @CJ

    When Reagan moved into the WH, the first thing he did was replacing the portrait of Thomas Jefferson with that of Calvin Coolidge.

    Do you have a reference to this interesting info? Thanks. I always thought Washington, Jefferson and Lincoln as the Trinity that should not be touched (or a bad word said about).

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    @epebble


    Do you have a reference to this interesting info? Thanks. I always thought Washington, Jefferson and Lincoln as the Trinity that should not be touched (or a bad word said about).
     
    Lincoln? He killed hundreds of thousands, torched the Constitution, and converted America from a republic into an oppressive, imperial regime. Public symbols of Lincoln are an insult to every Southerner.
  110. @TomSchmidt
    @Jenner Ickham Errican

    Can you think of another film that shows the leader descending from the heavens like a god, flying over the local landmarks in a plane? Leni could sue for copyright infringement if she were still alive.

    Replies: @jsm

    Oh, please.
    Obama and his “beatific” poses like he’s some kind of Holy Man, replete with halo over head. https://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/05/newsweeks-next-cover-obama-first-gay-president

    • Replies: @TomSchmidt
    @jsm

    Not a fan of political hagiography, not for O, nor FDR, nor Reagan.

    Of course, Leni got a lot of critical praise for that film before what the Germans might call "the recent unpleasantness." And the film is effective, too.

    But if I can see the parallel, then a smart leftist might also.

  111. @Whiskey
    Trump is toast. And so are we. If Bush gave rise to Obama, Trump gives us Abrams. Pol Pot in America.

    Bush was objectively a better President. He did not cause an insane allergic reaction in elites. We did not see open plans for White genocide in his Presidency.

    Politics is the art of the possible. All Trump did was full elites with a terrible resolve to exterminate us.

    Sparsely attended. He had what 500 people?

    Replies: @Precious, @Anonymous, @SunBakedSuburb, @AnotherDad, @S. Anonyia, @Ty Doorman, @Ty Doorman

    “Bush was objectively a better President”

    Objectively, the House of Bush is ancient evil that feeds on human energy. Wounded Blumpft! is careening from one skirmish to another as his powerful enemies continue to attack. It’s a festering wound that needs to be lanced. It begins with Blumpft! stepping down for health reasons and tending to what’s left of his business interests. We can say this about Blumpft!: He is a human being. The same cannot be said for the Bush family.

  112. Ok so Trump loses.
    For maximum trolling who does he pardon on his last day in office?
    Ghislaine?
    Weinstein?
    Dershowitz?
    Prince Andrew?
    The Charlottesville driver who I can’t be bothered to Google?
    Derek Chauvin?
    And just for the lulz Jussie Smollett.

  113. @Jenner Ickham Errican
    @Jenner Ickham Errican

    Here we go:

    https://youtu.be/wQpWydz7J1Y?t=6386

    Replies: @Buzz Mohawk, @TomSchmidt, @The Wild Geese Howard, @donut, @slumber_j

    I appreciate the use of Sweet Child O’ Mine. It is pitch-perfect because in his heart-of-hearts, Trump is a creature of the 80s.

    Sadly, Axl Rose, of all people, has reached DEFCON-1 levels of TDS.

    Do you even know who your real fans are bro?

    I can assure you it’s not the soy-latte Millennials and Zers that only listen to you ironically.

    • Agree: Kyle
  114. @Dave Pinsen
    @I Have Scinde

    Tucker had a US Attorney on his show Thursday who said the feds had charged 150 rioters so far. They should have doubled that number on Friday: everyone who blocked the highway to Mount Rushmore should have been rounded up, and everyone mobbing the federal courthouse in Portland should have been rounded up too.

    In addition, Trump should have his DOJ investigate state and local prosecutors who appear to be basing their charges on anti-white animus, such as the one in the Rayshard Brooks case.

    Go on offense.

    Replies: @SunBakedSuburb

    “Go on offense”

    The only option for the anti-anti-racists. Blocking highways is more than a BLM “uncomfortable” tactic; it’s an act of terrorism.

  115. @Hypnotoad666
    @anon

    The New York Times is a cancer. Zach Goldberg has a good piece in Tablet in which he points out how the Great Awokening was created by a feedback-loop between liberals and their increasingly hysterical media sources. Chief among these is the New York Times, which is subscribed to by 31% of all white liberals.
    https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/news/articles/americas-white-saviors

    The NYT really is the epicenter of elite anti-white racism and anti-Americanism. At this point it is nothing more than crazed, low-IQ propaganda. There really must be a concerted effort to target the NYT in order to knock it off its phoney pedestal. Certainly no conservative, republican, or patriotic American should pay money to subscribe. Every dollar paid is effectively a donation to fund propaganda for BLM, antifa, and the DNC.


    P.S., Zach Golberg is great. You should search out his work at Tablet and elsewhere.

    Replies: @Dan Hayes

    A Jewish friend has recently forwarded me some good stuff from the Tablet. Has the Tablet always been this way, or is this a recent awakening?

    • Replies: @snorlax
    @Dan Hayes

    It was founded as a conservative-leaning alternative to The [Jewish Daily] Forward.

    , @Hypnotoad666
    @Dan Hayes

    It looks like Snorlax answered the question. I only came upon Tablet recently and was impressed with the quality of the writing and the conservative orientation. It's good to know there are some based Jews out there.

  116. anon[402] • Disclaimer says:
    @Buzz Mohawk
    @Buzz Mohawk


    ... that famous Lockheed Vega.
     
    Correction: Earhart took the girls up in the Lockheed Electra that she got lost in. She flew across the Atlantic in a Vega.

    Replies: @anon

    Correction: Earhart took the girls up in the Lockheed Electra that she got lost in. She flew rode across the Atlantic in a Vega.

    Correction: Amelia Earhart was a passenger across the Atlantic in a Vega. That aircraft was piloted by Wilmer Stultz and copilot-mechanic Louis Gordon. They allowed passenger Earhart to write in the flight log. Book publisher George P. Putnam set it all up, he was pretty good at PR.

    Fake trailblazer. Feminist gaslighting has been going on for a long, long time.

    • Replies: @anon
    @anon

    Lol @ myself

    Correction: The trans-Atlantic Earhart flight wasn't in any Lockheed, but rather a Fokker trimotor.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fokker_F.VII

    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/54/Mittelholzer-fokker.jpg

    Replies: @Joe Stalin

    , @snorlax
    @anon

    Passenger in a Fokker and later flew by herself in a Vega.

  117. @PiltdownMan
    PiltdownChild2 and I were discussing the notion that Amelia Earhart is fundamentally different from Davy Crockett or Daniel Boone. Because trailblazers shouldn’t get lost or fail to come home.

    Replies: @Buzz Mohawk, @Henry's Cat, @Thoughts, @Anonymous

    Amelia is a great mystery, not a great hero

  118. @Kyle
    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/2a/Rodney_NSHC.jpg

    Not every state changes out their statuary constantly. Caesar Rodney has been holding steadfast since 1934. Thank god the mob can’t get to him inside the Capitol building.

    Replies: @PhysicistDave, @Hibernian

    Kyle wrote:

    Caesar Rodney has been holding steadfast since 1934.

    And I’m happy to say that my state of birth still has that great Jacksonian, “Old Bullion” Benton.

    The Woke Left know so little history that they do not know who Rodney or Benton are, or they would go after them.

    Thank Heaven for the ignorance of the Left!

    • Agree: Kyle
    • Replies: @snorlax
    @PhysicistDave

    They're going after Rodney.

    https://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/2020/06/12/wilmington-remove-christopher-columbus-caesar-rodney-statues/3175003001/

  119. @Jenner Ickham Errican
    @Jenner Ickham Errican

    Here we go:

    https://youtu.be/wQpWydz7J1Y?t=6386

    Replies: @Buzz Mohawk, @TomSchmidt, @The Wild Geese Howard, @donut, @slumber_j

    Man the pilot must love his job . I wonder how they get selected and how many of them there are .

  120. @The Wild Geese Howard
    @Buzz Mohawk


    Drive-in theaters could make a comeback too. Those were fun. I remember the one in Huntington Beach and the metal speaker that attached to the window frame.
     
    Uh, they are making a comeback:

    https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/505751-walmart-to-make-160-store-parking-lots-into-drive-in-theaters

    With a quality car stereo the new drive-in can be a far better experience than a 500 seat theater filled with, "youfs."

    Replies: @donut

    Maybe the White birth rate will get a bump .

  121. @Kyle
    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/2a/Rodney_NSHC.jpg

    Not every state changes out their statuary constantly. Caesar Rodney has been holding steadfast since 1934. Thank god the mob can’t get to him inside the Capitol building.

    Replies: @PhysicistDave, @Hibernian

    Nancy Pelosi is trying to evict anyone who served the Confederacy, regardless of what they did before or afterward, from that collection.

  122. @PhysicistDave
    Sounded as if it was written by Stephen Miller. A bit over-long, perhaps, and I did not agree with all the positive things he said about the four guys on Mount Rushmore (being a radical Jeffersonian, I was with him on Jefferson, of course).

    The opening of Trump's speech was basically from Tucker's monologue earlier this week:

    1) All Americans are really going to be equal before the law. We mean it.
    2) Freedom of speech is inviolable.
    3) The government exists to protect the rights of middle-class and working-class Americans.
     
    Seems to me a good platform to run on.

    The simpler version:

    We love America. Our opponents hate America. Where do you stand?
     
    BLM and Antifa have handed that to Trump.

    My kid the college student liked Kristi Noem's speech better: if Noem does not speak at the convention, the convention planners are idiots. She is what Sarah Palin could have been if Palin had had brains.

    Replies: @BenKenobi, @Henry's Cat, @John Achterhof, @Ed, @Ian M.

    I missed her speech but it got rave reviews. Folks were saying she has a bright future on the national scene.

  123. @Jenner Ickham Errican
    @Jenner Ickham Errican

    Here we go:

    https://youtu.be/wQpWydz7J1Y?t=6386

    Replies: @Buzz Mohawk, @TomSchmidt, @The Wild Geese Howard, @donut, @slumber_j

    I’ve never in my 55 years on earth been happier to have voted for any office-holder than I am after watching that footage. At long last someone has realized the full cheesy-majestic potential of Mt. Rushmore.

    • Replies: @anon
    @slumber_j

    Problem is, your favorite President was put there by the same tribal cabal that's intend on destroying our Nation and has been hard working at it for the last 100+ years. Even SD governor and her husband is on the same bandwagon despite what they are pretending to be. Soon you will see the result but it will be too late to do something. After all an idiot is happy with his/her own feel good attitude despite the clear signs and the writings on the wall ...

    Replies: @slumber_j

  124. @anon
    @Buzz Mohawk

    Correction: Earhart took the girls up in the Lockheed Electra that she got lost in. She flew rode across the Atlantic in a Vega.

    Correction: Amelia Earhart was a passenger across the Atlantic in a Vega. That aircraft was piloted by Wilmer Stultz and copilot-mechanic Louis Gordon. They allowed passenger Earhart to write in the flight log. Book publisher George P. Putnam set it all up, he was pretty good at PR.

    Fake trailblazer. Feminist gaslighting has been going on for a long, long time.

    Replies: @anon, @snorlax

    Lol @ myself

    Correction: The trans-Atlantic Earhart flight wasn’t in any Lockheed, but rather a Fokker trimotor.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fokker_F.VII

    • Replies: @Joe Stalin
    @anon

    https://d3fc22kf489ohb.cloudfront.net/img/campaign/original/7165be186719a8c3-5be18671c4c804.09599733.png

  125. @indocon
    He looked weak in the speech. Micky K is spot in, Trumpisim is more important than Trump, and Trump hates to loose, maybe the best option for him is to drop out, let Pence/Haley loose to Dementia and #BLM, we have a very good chance of keeping the Senate. Go for someone like Tucker or Cotton in 2024.

    BTW, can you imagine the scene when Dems start debating reparations in Jan oof next year?

    Replies: @Peterike, @Deadite, @Currahee, @Anon7, @Lou XYX, @anon, @Dago Shoes

    Haley is just another pro-zionist as she proved when she was governor and during her time as UN Representative. We’ve had enough of this in the Trump administration as well as from folks pushing the zionist cause since before WW1 — time to get out of that ‘business’ because it provides nothing for US.

  126. @e
    @BenKenobi

    Maybe you didn't notice that blue collar workers had jobs and that their wage increases were the largest % wise since WW2 and that for the first time ever, their increases outpaced those of the managerial class "above" them.

    That's something to notice.

    Something else--this is first POTuS to take on China, the first to withstand the heat from the Bureaucratic Deep State, the first to keep building a wall on our Southern border and...well, I won't go on since something tells me you either don't appreciate the difficulty of keeping on keeping on against not only crazy corrupt Dems but against sly corrupt GOP leadership too or you have odd expectations.

    Replies: @BenKenobi, @AnotherDad

    blue collar workers had jobs

    Until some random negro sticks a phone in their face.

  127. @Anonymous
    OT, sorry: Robin Hanson submits, gets on his knees and grovels:
    http://mason.gmu.edu/~rhanson/JuneteenthApology.html

    What a sad sight. It does not even seem likely that he wrote this part himself:

    "I welcome suggestions for training programs, readings, and other appropriate activities."
     

    Replies: @Mike, @Jane Plain

    That apology is so fulsome I suspect that it is insincere.

  128. There is a relief of the so-called prophet Muhammad in the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. Does it have to get torn down? “People” don’t want talk about it or that.

    PS
    If you click ‘publish’ on this Mr. Sailer, I refuse any responsibility for your safety.

  129. @ATBOTL
    @anon

    Anyone taking the attention off Israel in the Epstein case is part of the cover up. This is about Israel, Israel and Israel.

    Replies: @anon

    Amen, with the addition: This is about jews, hebrews, israel, judea and zion (please add if I forgot anything)

  130. The crucifix looks like a BDSM prop.

  131. anon[361] • Disclaimer says:
    @slumber_j
    @Jenner Ickham Errican

    I've never in my 55 years on earth been happier to have voted for any office-holder than I am after watching that footage. At long last someone has realized the full cheesy-majestic potential of Mt. Rushmore.

    Replies: @anon

    Problem is, your favorite President was put there by the same tribal cabal that’s intend on destroying our Nation and has been hard working at it for the last 100+ years. Even SD governor and her husband is on the same bandwagon despite what they are pretending to be. Soon you will see the result but it will be too late to do something. After all an idiot is happy with his/her own feel good attitude despite the clear signs and the writings on the wall …

    • Replies: @slumber_j
    @anon

    I dig your handle!

  132. @Travis
    @Anonymous

    Abolishing the Department of Education would be a good start, but would not do much to change the education agenda in most states. It will take more than a Presidents executive orders to change the current education system. We need Governors and school boards to be held accountable.

    Today’s K-12 classroom is the propaganda arm of the left using its control of teachers’ unions, teacher training schools in the universities, and textbook publishing to launch an all out effort to indoctrinate students as young as kindergarten with “correct thinking” on subjects ranging from the perdurability of white racism and the “fluidity” of gender to the evils of “Islamophobia” and the coming man-made Armageddon of climate change. The leftist agenda starts at the local school boards across America and the individual States have more power over our school system than the federal government.

    To stop the indoctrination of our youth we need to infiltrate the school boards, and the state departments of education and the schools themselves. But most moderates are afraid the speak up , because it ill hurt their careers.

    Replies: @HammerJack

    “Legal penalties are…the least of the obstacles to freedom of thoughts. The two great obstacles are economic penalties and distortion of evidence. It is clear that thought is not free if the profession of certain opinions makes it impossible to earn a living. It is clear also that thought is not free if all the arguments on one side of a controversy are perpetually presented as attractively as possible, while the arguments on the other side can only be discovered by diligent search.”

    (Bertrand Russell)

  133. @Not Raul
    I didn’t know about the National Statuary Hall, Steve. It’s very interesting. It’s a shame about Farnsworth.

    I agree with you: Paine & Henry should be added to the garden.

    I think that Scalia should not be in the garden: the choice is too divisive.

    Replies: @Steve Sailer

    A statue of Feynman dunking a Space Shuttle O-ring in a glass of ice water.

    • Agree: Not Raul
    • Replies: @anon
    @Steve Sailer

    Perfect.

    https://eyescastdown.files.wordpress.com/2014/09/richard-feynman.jpg?w=620

  134. @PhysicistDave
    @Kyle

    Kyle wrote:


    Caesar Rodney has been holding steadfast since 1934.
     
    And I'm happy to say that my state of birth still has that great Jacksonian, "Old Bullion" Benton.

    The Woke Left know so little history that they do not know who Rodney or Benton are, or they would go after them.

    Thank Heaven for the ignorance of the Left!

    Replies: @snorlax

    • Thanks: Kyle
  135. @Steve Sailer
    @Not Raul

    A statue of Feynman dunking a Space Shuttle O-ring in a glass of ice water.

    Replies: @anon

    Perfect.

  136. @Dan Hayes
    @Hypnotoad666

    A Jewish friend has recently forwarded me some good stuff from the Tablet. Has the Tablet always been this way, or is this a recent awakening?

    Replies: @snorlax, @Hypnotoad666

    It was founded as a conservative-leaning alternative to The [Jewish Daily] Forward.

    • Thanks: Dan Hayes
  137. @anon
    @Buzz Mohawk

    Correction: Earhart took the girls up in the Lockheed Electra that she got lost in. She flew rode across the Atlantic in a Vega.

    Correction: Amelia Earhart was a passenger across the Atlantic in a Vega. That aircraft was piloted by Wilmer Stultz and copilot-mechanic Louis Gordon. They allowed passenger Earhart to write in the flight log. Book publisher George P. Putnam set it all up, he was pretty good at PR.

    Fake trailblazer. Feminist gaslighting has been going on for a long, long time.

    Replies: @anon, @snorlax

    Passenger in a Fokker and later flew by herself in a Vega.

  138. Anonymous[171] • Disclaimer says:

    Some change is afoot? Javanka not present at Rushmore.

    John Cardillo is a good twitter follow he is connected. He says trump has replaced key people in FL campaign and righted the ship there.

    Cernovich says new DOJ activity is legit aggressive.

    We shall see.

    If Trump can rally and win this thing it still just means amnesty, war for Israel, banker bailouts and a lot more political correctness in the second term. Plus more Mitch McConnell approved judges. Oh and don’t forget the 2024 Nikki Haley endorsement.

  139. @anon
    @anon

    Lol @ myself

    Correction: The trans-Atlantic Earhart flight wasn't in any Lockheed, but rather a Fokker trimotor.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fokker_F.VII

    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/54/Mittelholzer-fokker.jpg

    Replies: @Joe Stalin

  140. Scalia? Nahh, even though I liked him a lot. How ’bout Babe Ruth and William James–the former America’s greatest athlete, the latter America’s greatest philosopher?

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    @Prester John

    Not bad choices.

  141. Anonymous[208] • Disclaimer says:
    @epebble
    @Anon


    When Reagan moved into the WH, the first thing he did was replacing the portrait of Thomas Jefferson with that of Calvin Coolidge.

     

    Do you have a reference to this interesting info? Thanks. I always thought Washington, Jefferson and Lincoln as the Trinity that should not be touched (or a bad word said about).

    Replies: @Anonymous

    Do you have a reference to this interesting info? Thanks. I always thought Washington, Jefferson and Lincoln as the Trinity that should not be touched (or a bad word said about).

    Lincoln? He killed hundreds of thousands, torched the Constitution, and converted America from a republic into an oppressive, imperial regime. Public symbols of Lincoln are an insult to every Southerner.

  142. Anonymous[171] • Disclaimer says:

    Buzz Mohawk: Thanks for posting the incredible Wright Bros pic.

    If anyone is wondering where the intelligentsia hatred of whites (which filters down to the streets) comes from …it’s right there in that photo.

    UNFORGIVEABLE

  143. “I’d like to see a statue of Richard Feynman dunking a Space Shuttle O-ring in a glass of ice water.”

    Oh, man…so would I. GREAT choice, Steve.

  144. @Whiskey
    Trump is toast. And so are we. If Bush gave rise to Obama, Trump gives us Abrams. Pol Pot in America.

    Bush was objectively a better President. He did not cause an insane allergic reaction in elites. We did not see open plans for White genocide in his Presidency.

    Politics is the art of the possible. All Trump did was full elites with a terrible resolve to exterminate us.

    Sparsely attended. He had what 500 people?

    Replies: @Precious, @Anonymous, @SunBakedSuburb, @AnotherDad, @S. Anonyia, @Ty Doorman, @Ty Doorman

    Bush was objectively a better President. He did not cause an insane allergic reaction in elites. We did not see open plans for White genocide in his Presidency.

    Whiskey, this is the dumbest thing you’ve ever written.

    Bush reacted to 911 by ramping *up* the importation of muslims into the US, while simultaneously invading two muslim nations. Afghanistan, Iraq, housing bubble, mass immigration at full bore, attempted amnesty?

    Bush *was* “open plans for White genocide”.

  145. @John Achterhof
    @PhysicistDave


    We love America. Our opponents hate America. Where do you stand?
     
    It really does boil down to this. Only to the Times and the Great Awokening cult can celebrating core American values and America's historic public figures be considered "dark and divisive."

    Unfortunately, while what is needed for this moment is a leader such as Tucker that could have written this speech personally and from the heart we have a marketer that is the garish avatar before the world - in contrast with the statues of old - of puerile, consumerist America's enamor with showmanship, rancor and bold declaration of material success.

    Replies: @Inquiring Mind

    The response to the iSteve question, “Was the speech that good?” appears to be that “President Trump was semi-divisive, quasi-divisive. He is the margarine of divisiveness, the Diet Coke of divisiveness. Just one calorie, not darkly divisive enough.”

  146. @Anon
    The people who started the culture war are complaining about others pointing that out, classic.

    The National Garden should include the statues of Henry Ford, Charles Lindbergh and Calvin Coolidge. They were contemporaries and admirers of one another. Henry Ford started the auto industry of the US and was a true patriot. Charles Lindbergh was the first man to fly across the Atlantic, showing unbelievable bravery.

    "Silent Cal" was the president who signed into law the Immigration Act of 1924 that shut down immigration for the next 40 years, allowing America to finally come together as one nation, one people. As the president who succeeded Woodrow Wilson, he eschewed internationalism and focused primarily on national affairs. He resisted the international bankers' call to lower interest rates and kept it high because from what he's seen, it benefited main street. As governor he was pro worker and pro women's rights, but as president he was pro states' rights and worked hard to shrink the federal government through tight budget control. He came to fame as governor of MA when the police went on strike in Boston, leading to days of riots and looting -- Coolidge stepped in, overrode the mayor of Boston and fired the entire police department, replacing them with new police officers, which gained him enormous respect and popularity around the country. Reagan later copied him and fired the air traffic controllers when they went on strike. When Reagan moved into the WH, the first thing he did was replacing the portrait of Thomas Jefferson with that of Calvin Coolidge.

    We are badly in need of another Calvin Coolidge in the Oval Office today, as well as another Henry Ford.

    Replies: @epebble, @CJ

    Also a fan of Calvin Coolidge, but the president who succeeded Wilson was Warren Harding.

  147. @PhysicistDave
    Some guy named Jordan Schachtel posted on Twitter:

    Kristi Noem has more guts than the entirety of the GOP Congress.
     
    True (though admittedly a low bar to meet).

    One reply to Schachtel added:

    Hottest Governor ever. Am I allowed to say that?
     
    Shhhhhh! That is sexist and lookist... yeah, it's true, but you're not allowed to say that!

    Replies: @Hhsiii, @The Wild Geese Howard, @Marty T

    Noem has a great shot to be VP nominee in 2024.

    Ain’t nobody want to see Tubman’s ugly face on a statue.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
    @Marty T


    Ain’t nobody want to see Tubman’s ugly face on a statue.
     
    Oh? How many blacks have you removed from United States' territory?

    She was making America whiter.

    Tubman also carried a revolver, and was not afraid to use it. The gun afforded some protection from the ever-present slave catchers and their dogs; however, she also purportedly threatened to shoot any escaped slave who tried to turn back on the journey since that would threaten the safety of the remaining group. Tubman told the tale of one man who insisted he was going to go back to the plantation when morale got low among a group of fugitive slaves. She pointed the gun at his head and said, "You go on or die." Several days later, he was with the group as they entered Canada.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harriet_Tubman#Routes_and_methods
     
    This woman did great service to America!
    , @Joseph Doaks
    @Marty T

    "Ain’t nobody want to see Tubman’s ugly face on a statue."

    I don't want to see it on a $20 bill either. Has Trump at least had the balls to kill that idea?

  148. Anonymous[146] • Disclaimer says:
    @Buzz Mohawk
    @Steve Sailer

    Drive-in theaters could make a comeback too. Those were fun. I remember the one in Huntington Beach and the metal speaker that attached to the window frame.

    For fine car dining, Sonic has car hops on roller blades.

    Governor Kristi Noem of South Dakota gave a good speech at Mt. Rushmore, and with her tan she could pass as a Republican Brown Woman presidential candidate of the future. After all, speechifying and looking hot might be more important than governing.

    https://i.ytimg.com/vi/T6YW9KTiHZY/maxresdefault.jpg

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @Hhsiii, @Hypnotoad666, @The Wild Geese Howard, @Anonymous

    Governor Kristi Noem of South Dakota gave a good speech at Mt. Rushmore

    I can’t find a transcript or even excerpts from her speech via Google News. Just a bunch of lefty knee-jerk propaganda. Really need to ignore Google News.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    @Anonymous

    Sorry,

    In these fallen times, with most of our cities going under to Antifa Communist, BlackLiesMatter criminal mobs, we can't have women leaders in positions of Governor, mayor, police chief, even if they are on our side or supposedly on our side like that White Hindu Indian governor of South Carolina Nikki Haley. The criminal, Black mobs see a White woman in charge and they just see weakness. We need men in position of power who will put the word out that we're going to put down riots with mass state violence, tanks, cannons and guns firing in to the mob.


    https://artoffarstar88.files.wordpress.com/2019/01/soys.jpg?w=1075

  149. Anonymous[387] • Disclaimer says:
    @PiltdownMan
    PiltdownChild2 and I were discussing the notion that Amelia Earhart is fundamentally different from Davy Crockett or Daniel Boone. Because trailblazers shouldn’t get lost or fail to come home.

    Replies: @Buzz Mohawk, @Henry's Cat, @Thoughts, @Anonymous

    PiltdownChild2 and I were discussing the notion that Amelia Earhart is fundamentally different from Davy Crockett or Daniel Boone. Because trailblazers shouldn’t get lost or fail to come home.

    I have been led to understand that, amongst non-hero-worshipping aviation enthusiasts, Earhart is regarded as a mediocre pilot and an indifferent navigator at best.

    Had it been a man in her place, he would scarcely be more than a footnote today. What Earhart was particularly good at was self-promotion, not aviation.

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    @Anonymous

    Aviatrixes were a Thing between the wars. There was Beryl Markham who was the first, man or woman, to fly across the Atlantic east to west (harder. She had an affair with the Robert Redford character in "Out of Africa." She wrote (or had her movie executive husband write) a pretty good memoir.

    Markham was briefly in fashion after her death in 1986, but seems to have been forgotten.

    I'm trying to remember if there were any aviatrixes in Waugh's novels. In "A Handful of Dust," I think there is a character played by Angelica Huston in the 1980s movie who is an aviatrix. She's mostly a comic figure in the book, if I recall, but Huston gave her a lot of emotional depth in the scenes where she consoles Tony Last after his tragic loss.

    Replies: @PiltdownMan, @Anonymous

  150. @Whiskey
    Trump is toast. And so are we. If Bush gave rise to Obama, Trump gives us Abrams. Pol Pot in America.

    Bush was objectively a better President. He did not cause an insane allergic reaction in elites. We did not see open plans for White genocide in his Presidency.

    Politics is the art of the possible. All Trump did was full elites with a terrible resolve to exterminate us.

    Sparsely attended. He had what 500 people?

    Replies: @Precious, @Anonymous, @SunBakedSuburb, @AnotherDad, @S. Anonyia, @Ty Doorman, @Ty Doorman

    This among the dumbest comments you’ve ever posted.

    Bush was probably in the top 5 worst Presidents. The lies about Iraq were worse than anything else we’ve done in the history of our foreign policy (including Vietnam, which at least had initially had some strategic importance).

    Bush also contributed to globohomo by pushing for his amendment to the Defense of Marriage Act. He galvanized the LGBT movement. The few of them interested in long term partnerships only cared about civil unions before that.

    • Replies: @AnotherDad
    @S. Anonyia


    Bush was probably in the top 5 worst Presidents. The lies about Iraq were worse than anything else we’ve done in the history of our foreign policy (including Vietnam, which at least had initially had some strategic importance).
     
    Bush was bad, but "bad presidents"--especially lately--has a lot of contenders.

    But "worse than anything else we've done in the history of our foreign policy"?

    No. The Philippine-American War was the worst/most disgusting America's done foreign policy wise--by far--assuming you don't count the mostly cultural pushing of minoritarianism out to the broader West.
  151. @Marty T
    @PhysicistDave

    Noem has a great shot to be VP nominee in 2024.

    Ain't nobody want to see Tubman's ugly face on a statue.

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @Joseph Doaks

    Ain’t nobody want to see Tubman’s ugly face on a statue.

    Oh? How many blacks have you removed from United States’ territory?

    She was making America whiter.

    Tubman also carried a revolver, and was not afraid to use it. The gun afforded some protection from the ever-present slave catchers and their dogs; however, she also purportedly threatened to shoot any escaped slave who tried to turn back on the journey since that would threaten the safety of the remaining group. Tubman told the tale of one man who insisted he was going to go back to the plantation when morale got low among a group of fugitive slaves. She pointed the gun at his head and said, “You go on or die.” Several days later, he was with the group as they entered Canada.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harriet_Tubman#Routes_and_methods

    This woman did great service to America!

  152. @Anonymous
    @PiltdownMan



    PiltdownChild2 and I were discussing the notion that Amelia Earhart is fundamentally different from Davy Crockett or Daniel Boone. Because trailblazers shouldn’t get lost or fail to come home.

     

    I have been led to understand that, amongst non-hero-worshipping aviation enthusiasts, Earhart is regarded as a mediocre pilot and an indifferent navigator at best.

    Had it been a man in her place, he would scarcely be more than a footnote today. What Earhart was particularly good at was self-promotion, not aviation.

    Replies: @Steve Sailer

    Aviatrixes were a Thing between the wars. There was Beryl Markham who was the first, man or woman, to fly across the Atlantic east to west (harder. She had an affair with the Robert Redford character in “Out of Africa.” She wrote (or had her movie executive husband write) a pretty good memoir.

    Markham was briefly in fashion after her death in 1986, but seems to have been forgotten.

    I’m trying to remember if there were any aviatrixes in Waugh’s novels. In “A Handful of Dust,” I think there is a character played by Angelica Huston in the 1980s movie who is an aviatrix. She’s mostly a comic figure in the book, if I recall, but Huston gave her a lot of emotional depth in the scenes where she consoles Tony Last after his tragic loss.

    • Replies: @PiltdownMan
    @Steve Sailer

    Katherine Hepburn played an aviatrice in a 1933 movie, when they were a thing. In the plot, she gets pregnant by her lover, and commits suicide by flying to an altitude where she blacks out in her unpressurized aircraft.

    https://ok.ru/video/278460697251

    , @Anonymous
    @Steve Sailer



    Aviatrixes were a Thing between the wars.

     

    Oh, I don't have anything against aviatrices in general (see below), only that particular aviatrix. I happen to think Earhart isn't all she is cracked up to be, that's all, and have run into a fair number of people over the years who quietly share that view.

    (Earhart's main claim to fame, after all, is that she disappeared whilst flying, hardly an endorsement for a pilot.)


    There was Beryl Markham who was the first, man or woman, to fly across the Atlantic east to west (harder. She had an affair with the Robert Redford character in “Out of Africa.” She wrote (or had her movie executive husband write) a pretty good memoir.

     

    I thank you for bringing Beryl Markham to my attention. I must get her book, West with the Night (even Hemingway was much taken with her writing style, it seems). However, my personal favourite amongst the aviatrices has always been Elinor Smith:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elinor_Smith

    Apart from becoming a licensed pilot at age 16, Smith was a skilled enough pilot to allow her to survive well into the Jet Age: she nearly attained the age of 100. She was also one of the few pilots (man or woman) flying in the 1920s who was still flying in the early 21st century (to say nothing of her piloting the Space Shuttle in a simulated landing).

    Best of all, she had the coolest (certainly the most alliterative) nickname for a woman pilot you will ever hear: The Flying Flapper of Freeport.

    There is a poster on here by the name of Old Palo Altan. If he sees this, can he please comment on whether he knew/knew of her?

    (She died just over a decade ago in Palo Alto, California, you see. With a career as lengthy and extraordinary as hers, I would like to think she was a much-feted local figure).
  153. Anonymous[387] • Disclaimer says:
    @jack daniels
    @Anonymous

    Trump is in danger of being seen as all talk and never action.

    The putative tough guy comes across as weak, almost helpless. The public would love to see him fight back IMO.

    The risks of NOT fighting back are greater.

    Replies: @Anonymous

    Trump is in danger of being seen as all talk and never action.

    In danger of being seen? Really?

    I would have thought that, after four years, Trump’s penchant for talking (which is easy) vs. his glaringly obvious reluctance to do things (which is a good deal harder) has had more than enough time to become apparent.

    Is this not so?

    “Better the devil you know” seems to be the most compelling argument that Trump enthusiasts are able to muster in July of 2020. It certainly cannot be, “Look at what he has done during the last four years,” because Trump has actually done very little.

    I suppose if one only pays attention to what Trump says, rather than what he actually does, he might still make for a compelling leader. Perhaps that is enough for the America of 2020?

    Admittedly, appearances, rather than actualities, count for a lot; that could be the real lesson that Donald Trump has to offer America. He may be able to persuade American voters that he has been largely successful in his role as president in much the same way that the American mass media has persuaded its audience that the lootings protests were largely peaceful.

  154. @Whiskey
    Trump is toast. And so are we. If Bush gave rise to Obama, Trump gives us Abrams. Pol Pot in America.

    Bush was objectively a better President. He did not cause an insane allergic reaction in elites. We did not see open plans for White genocide in his Presidency.

    Politics is the art of the possible. All Trump did was full elites with a terrible resolve to exterminate us.

    Sparsely attended. He had what 500 people?

    Replies: @Precious, @Anonymous, @SunBakedSuburb, @AnotherDad, @S. Anonyia, @Ty Doorman, @Ty Doorman

    Seriously? I honestly think George W. Bush is in a 2 way tie with Barack Hussein Obama for worst president of all time. In fact, the #1 sign of how bad Bush was is that he resulted in the election of Obama. Obama had a Muslim stepfather, and an atheistic but culturally Muslim birth father. In addition, Barack Hussein Obama’s first name (Barack) sounds like Iraq, his middle name (Hussein) is exactly the same as the last name of the Iraqi dictator we had just overthrown, and his last name (Obama) sounds suspiciously like the first name of the Al-Qaeda leader (Osama). And George W. Bush was so bad that a guy named Barack Hussein Obama easily won a POTUS election just 7 years after 9/11.

    Trump really isn’t a good president at all. He’s all talk and no action. But he beats the hell out of Bush and Obama.

  155. @Steve Sailer
    @Anonymous

    Aviatrixes were a Thing between the wars. There was Beryl Markham who was the first, man or woman, to fly across the Atlantic east to west (harder. She had an affair with the Robert Redford character in "Out of Africa." She wrote (or had her movie executive husband write) a pretty good memoir.

    Markham was briefly in fashion after her death in 1986, but seems to have been forgotten.

    I'm trying to remember if there were any aviatrixes in Waugh's novels. In "A Handful of Dust," I think there is a character played by Angelica Huston in the 1980s movie who is an aviatrix. She's mostly a comic figure in the book, if I recall, but Huston gave her a lot of emotional depth in the scenes where she consoles Tony Last after his tragic loss.

    Replies: @PiltdownMan, @Anonymous

    Katherine Hepburn played an aviatrice in a 1933 movie, when they were a thing. In the plot, she gets pregnant by her lover, and commits suicide by flying to an altitude where she blacks out in her unpressurized aircraft.

    https://ok.ru/video/278460697251

  156. @Whiskey
    Trump is toast. And so are we. If Bush gave rise to Obama, Trump gives us Abrams. Pol Pot in America.

    Bush was objectively a better President. He did not cause an insane allergic reaction in elites. We did not see open plans for White genocide in his Presidency.

    Politics is the art of the possible. All Trump did was full elites with a terrible resolve to exterminate us.

    Sparsely attended. He had what 500 people?

    Replies: @Precious, @Anonymous, @SunBakedSuburb, @AnotherDad, @S. Anonyia, @Ty Doorman, @Ty Doorman

    I didn’t vote in either 00 or 04. But if I could go back in time, I would vote for Gore in 2000 and Kerry in 2004. George W. Bush was so bad that, in retrospect, his Democratic opponent would have been a better (or, really, less bad) president both times.

    And I think that Gore got cheated by W and his brother in Florida in 2000.

    With that being said, I agree with you that Trump isn’t that good. He never accomplishes much of real substance except inflaming liberals. Trump has done absolutely nothing for white Americans. But, he beats the hell out of Bush and Obama.

  157. @Dan Hayes
    @Hypnotoad666

    A Jewish friend has recently forwarded me some good stuff from the Tablet. Has the Tablet always been this way, or is this a recent awakening?

    Replies: @snorlax, @Hypnotoad666

    It looks like Snorlax answered the question. I only came upon Tablet recently and was impressed with the quality of the writing and the conservative orientation. It’s good to know there are some based Jews out there.

    • Agree: Dan Hayes
  158. @anon
    @slumber_j

    Problem is, your favorite President was put there by the same tribal cabal that's intend on destroying our Nation and has been hard working at it for the last 100+ years. Even SD governor and her husband is on the same bandwagon despite what they are pretending to be. Soon you will see the result but it will be too late to do something. After all an idiot is happy with his/her own feel good attitude despite the clear signs and the writings on the wall ...

    Replies: @slumber_j

    I dig your handle!

  159. @e
    @BenKenobi

    Maybe you didn't notice that blue collar workers had jobs and that their wage increases were the largest % wise since WW2 and that for the first time ever, their increases outpaced those of the managerial class "above" them.

    That's something to notice.

    Something else--this is first POTuS to take on China, the first to withstand the heat from the Bureaucratic Deep State, the first to keep building a wall on our Southern border and...well, I won't go on since something tells me you either don't appreciate the difficulty of keeping on keeping on against not only crazy corrupt Dems but against sly corrupt GOP leadership too or you have odd expectations.

    Replies: @BenKenobi, @AnotherDad

    Something else–this is first POTuS to take on China, the first to withstand the heat from the Bureaucratic Deep State, the first to keep building a wall on our Southern border and…well, I won’t go on since something tells me you either don’t appreciate the difficulty of keeping on keeping on against not only crazy corrupt Dems but against sly corrupt GOP leadership too or you have odd expectations.

    You won’t go on because it’s not an impressive list.

    I’ve been been on the Trump train–talking him up with friends, neighbors–since i read his (Jeff Session’s) immigration policy pitch back in 2015. I’m still on board.

    But the bottom line–cut away all the b.s.–is that the delivery problem isn’t just that Trump’s pushing against the Democrats, the state, the new post-1964 constitution. It’s also that Trump has lacked focus on the nationalist agenda that won him the nomination and squeezed out a narrow victory. Poor advisors–nepotism. Ego. Lack of discipline. Too easily rolled. Too confused.

    We all knew Trump would be pushing against a corrupt, vile, anti-American, anti-republican, globalist establishment, and that progress would be a grind. But Trump’s lack of focus and discipline in the fight has hindered progress–and the case he can make for re-election. Denying this rather obvious fact is silly.

    I’m with Trump because he’s the nationalist we’ve got–warts and all. But we deserve to see him fight hard and smarter.

  160. @S. Anonyia
    @Whiskey

    This among the dumbest comments you’ve ever posted.

    Bush was probably in the top 5 worst Presidents. The lies about Iraq were worse than anything else we’ve done in the history of our foreign policy (including Vietnam, which at least had initially had some strategic importance).


    Bush also contributed to globohomo by pushing for his amendment to the Defense of Marriage Act. He galvanized the LGBT movement. The few of them interested in long term partnerships only cared about civil unions before that.

    Replies: @AnotherDad

    Bush was probably in the top 5 worst Presidents. The lies about Iraq were worse than anything else we’ve done in the history of our foreign policy (including Vietnam, which at least had initially had some strategic importance).

    Bush was bad, but “bad presidents”–especially lately–has a lot of contenders.

    But “worse than anything else we’ve done in the history of our foreign policy”?

    No. The Philippine-American War was the worst/most disgusting America’s done foreign policy wise–by far–assuming you don’t count the mostly cultural pushing of minoritarianism out to the broader West.

  161. I’ll grant there’s always going to be a much lower bar for women but … Christa McAuliffe!

  162. @Prester John
    Scalia? Nahh, even though I liked him a lot. How 'bout Babe Ruth and William James--the former America's greatest athlete, the latter America's greatest philosopher?

    Replies: @Steve Sailer

    Not bad choices.

  163. Anonymous[387] • Disclaimer says:
    @Steve Sailer
    @Anonymous

    Aviatrixes were a Thing between the wars. There was Beryl Markham who was the first, man or woman, to fly across the Atlantic east to west (harder. She had an affair with the Robert Redford character in "Out of Africa." She wrote (or had her movie executive husband write) a pretty good memoir.

    Markham was briefly in fashion after her death in 1986, but seems to have been forgotten.

    I'm trying to remember if there were any aviatrixes in Waugh's novels. In "A Handful of Dust," I think there is a character played by Angelica Huston in the 1980s movie who is an aviatrix. She's mostly a comic figure in the book, if I recall, but Huston gave her a lot of emotional depth in the scenes where she consoles Tony Last after his tragic loss.

    Replies: @PiltdownMan, @Anonymous

    Aviatrixes were a Thing between the wars.

    Oh, I don’t have anything against aviatrices in general (see below), only that particular aviatrix. I happen to think Earhart isn’t all she is cracked up to be, that’s all, and have run into a fair number of people over the years who quietly share that view.

    (Earhart’s main claim to fame, after all, is that she disappeared whilst flying, hardly an endorsement for a pilot.)

    There was Beryl Markham who was the first, man or woman, to fly across the Atlantic east to west (harder. She had an affair with the Robert Redford character in “Out of Africa.” She wrote (or had her movie executive husband write) a pretty good memoir.

    I thank you for bringing Beryl Markham to my attention. I must get her book, West with the Night (even Hemingway was much taken with her writing style, it seems). However, my personal favourite amongst the aviatrices has always been Elinor Smith:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elinor_Smith

    Apart from becoming a licensed pilot at age 16, Smith was a skilled enough pilot to allow her to survive well into the Jet Age: she nearly attained the age of 100. She was also one of the few pilots (man or woman) flying in the 1920s who was still flying in the early 21st century (to say nothing of her piloting the Space Shuttle in a simulated landing).

    Best of all, she had the coolest (certainly the most alliterative) nickname for a woman pilot you will ever hear: The Flying Flapper of Freeport.

    There is a poster on here by the name of Old Palo Altan. If he sees this, can he please comment on whether he knew/knew of her?

    (She died just over a decade ago in Palo Alto, California, you see. With a career as lengthy and extraordinary as hers, I would like to think she was a much-feted local figure).

    • Thanks: Kyle
  164. Anonymous[251] • Disclaimer says:

    How come really no one since Spiro Agnew has built a successful populist political career out of making the New York (Times) media the enemy of the silent majority of Americans?

    Well, I’m exposing the New York Times as a propaganda enemy of (White) Americans and it’s no longer just/overwhelmingly J Lib Leftists or J Neo Conservatives at the NY Times and other New Yawk Media that hate the historic American nation, this cult is recruiting Asian Madam Mao types like the Korean Sarah Jong

    Our country has gotten so George Orwell 1984 in a decided anti White, racist way. CNN is forced on the public in most airports lounges. A regular traveller can not escape the vicious hatred of CNN top guy Jeff Zucker – I don’t think Jeff spends the majority of his time in the United States he phones it in from Israel.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    @Anonymous

    The “Islamic Fundamentalist” has a legitimate grievance against the United States. Witness US complicity in the theft of Palestine and the widespread killing by US military of Muslims across the Middle East.

    By contrast, J libs and neocons, and Sarah Jeong types, do not have a justification for their hostility toward Americans. It is pure envy and sexual insecurity.

    You undermine your position by equating the two groups.

    Replies: @Jim Don Bob

  165. Anonymous[251] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anonymous
    @Buzz Mohawk


    Governor Kristi Noem of South Dakota gave a good speech at Mt. Rushmore
     
    I can't find a transcript or even excerpts from her speech via Google News. Just a bunch of lefty knee-jerk propaganda. Really need to ignore Google News.

    Replies: @Anonymous

    Sorry,

    In these fallen times, with most of our cities going under to Antifa Communist, BlackLiesMatter criminal mobs, we can’t have women leaders in positions of Governor, mayor, police chief, even if they are on our side or supposedly on our side like that White Hindu Indian governor of South Carolina Nikki Haley. The criminal, Black mobs see a White woman in charge and they just see weakness. We need men in position of power who will put the word out that we’re going to put down riots with mass state violence, tanks, cannons and guns firing in to the mob.

  166. @jsm
    @TomSchmidt

    Oh, please.
    Obama and his "beatific" poses like he's some kind of Holy Man, replete with halo over head. https://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/05/newsweeks-next-cover-obama-first-gay-president

    Replies: @TomSchmidt

    Not a fan of political hagiography, not for O, nor FDR, nor Reagan.

    Of course, Leni got a lot of critical praise for that film before what the Germans might call “the recent unpleasantness.” And the film is effective, too.

    But if I can see the parallel, then a smart leftist might also.

  167. @Sam Malone
    @Anonymous


    You would think MLK was on Mt Rushmore.
     
    You've just given me a terrible premonition: sometime in the next 10-20 years this nation will witness the proudly courageous blasting and demolishing of the current faces on Mount Rushmore and their replacement with the sculpted visages of MLK, the Jewish woman who wrote the Statue of Liberty poem, an appropriate LGBT figure to be agreed upon later, and Emmitt Till.

    Replies: @BenKenobi, @Kyle, @Harry Baldwin

    For LGBT, how about George Takei? He checks two boxes.

    • Replies: @black sea
    @Harry Baldwin

    I nominate Ru Paul. He ticks two boxes, or three if you count the cross-dressing.

  168. @Steve in Greensboro
    @J1234

    Anything that makes the Rubin gargoyle unhappy is a good thing.

    And Dorothy Parker must have had her in mind when she said "beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone."

    Replies: @Harry Baldwin

    Years ago, Mickey Kaus and Jennifer Rubin teamed up to do a regular debate podcast called “Left Coast/Right Coast.”

    The problem was, Kaus was supposed to be “left” but he’s farther right on national identity issues than pretend conservative Rubin.

  169. I AM SURE LIBERALS WANT TO REPLACE THE 4TH OF JULY WITH ONE OF THEIR FAKE CELEBRATIONS LIKE KWANZAA OR EARTH DAY BECAUSE LIBERALS ARE TOTAL IDIOTS

  170. Anonymous[239] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anonymous
    How come really no one since Spiro Agnew has built a successful populist political career out of making the New York (Times) media the enemy of the silent majority of Americans?

    Well, I'm exposing the New York Times as a propaganda enemy of (White) Americans and it's no longer just/overwhelmingly J Lib Leftists or J Neo Conservatives at the NY Times and other New Yawk Media that hate the historic American nation, this cult is recruiting Asian Madam Mao types like the Korean Sarah Jong

    https://artoffarstar88.files.wordpress.com/2018/09/liberal-fundamentalism.jpg?w=1075

    Our country has gotten so George Orwell 1984 in a decided anti White, racist way. CNN is forced on the public in most airports lounges. A regular traveller can not escape the vicious hatred of CNN top guy Jeff Zucker - I don't think Jeff spends the majority of his time in the United States he phones it in from Israel.

    Replies: @Anonymous

    The “Islamic Fundamentalist” has a legitimate grievance against the United States. Witness US complicity in the theft of Palestine and the widespread killing by US military of Muslims across the Middle East.

    By contrast, J libs and neocons, and Sarah Jeong types, do not have a justification for their hostility toward Americans. It is pure envy and sexual insecurity.

    You undermine your position by equating the two groups.

    • Replies: @Jim Don Bob
    @Anonymous

    You undermine your position by posting anonymously. Pick a nom de Steve so we know whom to ignore.

  171. @Anonymous
    @Anonymous

    The “Islamic Fundamentalist” has a legitimate grievance against the United States. Witness US complicity in the theft of Palestine and the widespread killing by US military of Muslims across the Middle East.

    By contrast, J libs and neocons, and Sarah Jeong types, do not have a justification for their hostility toward Americans. It is pure envy and sexual insecurity.

    You undermine your position by equating the two groups.

    Replies: @Jim Don Bob

    You undermine your position by posting anonymously. Pick a nom de Steve so we know whom to ignore.

  172. @Marty T
    @PhysicistDave

    Noem has a great shot to be VP nominee in 2024.

    Ain't nobody want to see Tubman's ugly face on a statue.

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @Joseph Doaks

    “Ain’t nobody want to see Tubman’s ugly face on a statue.”

    I don’t want to see it on a $20 bill either. Has Trump at least had the balls to kill that idea?

  173. @Lou XYX
    @indocon

    You have the mental capacity of a 2 year old if you think Democrats would actually pass reparations.

    The left doesn’t support reparations. The left has just gone so insane that they pretend to support reparations.

    Democrats are basically so into pandering to non-whites (especially negroes) that they pretend to support anti-white programs that they don’t actually support.

    Replies: @indocon

    This is different my friend, the mob smells blood in the water, they have a few leaders with three digit IQ, you have mass media and social networks, it’s going to be impossible for the Democratic Powerball personal just pretend it’s business as usual on January 22. Plus keep in mind half of the mob is white!

  174. “There won’t be a United States in 10-20 years. Whether or not the territory currently named South Dakota will still exist at that time is up for debate.”

    Vox Day has been predicting this for a long time.

    I have no reason to believe it to be true.

    But does anyone, anywhere, really think it would be a bad thing?

    I could send my federal tax dollars to Omaha (Midwestistan), while others send them to Atlanta (The New South), New York (New England), or Los Angeles (The Republic of California).

    I would think the breakup would be bad in many ways: more Yugoslavia than Czechoslovakia. But would it be so bad to not be culturally, legally, and financially dominated by Washington, D.C.?

    This summer, America as an ideal is dissolving before our eyes (whether most of us, on this blog, want it to or not). But the prep work for this has been done over the last 40 years or so-literally my entire life.

    I don’t think the country will break up (I think the centralizing powers will win). I think the future is some kind of soft totalitarian Empire (i.e. progressive ideals on steroids). It won’t be any good, but at least for the forseeable future, it will be richer, and thus better, than most of the alternatives.

    But if it did break up: would anyone really mind?

    joeyjoejoe

  175. @Paul Jolliffe
    @Michael S

    A pretty good argument can be made that Amelia Earhart was on an official recon mission over the Pacific when she disappeared in 1937, probably working with ONI.
    Did the Japanese capture her alive, interrogate her, and then (stupidly) let her rot in an effort to use her as a bargaining chip?

    A distinct possibility, with some (but not conclusive) evidence.

    She may well have been “expendable” to both American and Japanese authorities.

    Replies: @JMcG, @Paul Jolliffe

    Thanks for asking – it turns out the 2017 History Channel documentary “Amelia Earhart: The Lost Evidence ”, seen by 4.3 million viewers, including me – was based in part on photographic evidence that has now been discredited.
    The History Channel has canceled all subsequent airings.
    Until you asked, I was not aware of this.

  176. @Anonymous
    @Steve Sailer

    "I always liked eating in the backseat of our 1963 Pontiac Catalina at the Burbank Bob’s Big Boy, with a big silver tray attached to the window frame."

    We went there occasionally, and Hody's restaurants had them. the A&W Burger places also featured car hops.

    A lot of closed restaurants could make the switch. Fat Burgers could do it. It beats just quietly drowning.

    https://i1.wp.com/martinturnbull.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Hodys-Coffee-Shop-at-7th-St-and-Pacific-Coast-Highway-Long-Beach-California-1955-1024x646.jpg?ssl=1

    https://i.pinimg.com/originals/30/fd/dc/30fddccaf1480c9f497419e2f8214d58.jpg

    Replies: @MEH 0910

  177. @PhysicistDave
    Sounded as if it was written by Stephen Miller. A bit over-long, perhaps, and I did not agree with all the positive things he said about the four guys on Mount Rushmore (being a radical Jeffersonian, I was with him on Jefferson, of course).

    The opening of Trump's speech was basically from Tucker's monologue earlier this week:

    1) All Americans are really going to be equal before the law. We mean it.
    2) Freedom of speech is inviolable.
    3) The government exists to protect the rights of middle-class and working-class Americans.
     
    Seems to me a good platform to run on.

    The simpler version:

    We love America. Our opponents hate America. Where do you stand?
     
    BLM and Antifa have handed that to Trump.

    My kid the college student liked Kristi Noem's speech better: if Noem does not speak at the convention, the convention planners are idiots. She is what Sarah Palin could have been if Palin had had brains.

    Replies: @BenKenobi, @Henry's Cat, @John Achterhof, @Ed, @Ian M.

    Dude, speaking as a recovering radical Jeffersonian, radical Jeffersonism was the SJWism of its day, and leads to modern SJWism.

    And Carlson is wrong on equality under the law and freedom of speech. Appealing to these principles isn’t going to work:

    https://www.unz.com/isteve/tucker-carlson-earns-highest-ratings-in-cable-news-history/#comment-4010963

  178. @I Have Scinde
    @Anonymous

    "Trump understands that the Marxists are waging war on America but Trump does not wage war on Marxism."

    President Trump seems to be content to play the role of Fabius Maximus to the left's (or Marxists') Hannibal. It's not illogical - it's a better strategy to let them tire themselves out and waste their strength than to waste your own strength a reckless attack. But the second Punic War only ended when Scipio took the fight directly to Cathage, against the judgment of many on the Roman side.

    So does the right have a Scipio? And what is the left's Carthage?

    Replies: @Dave Pinsen, @Deadite, @Ian M.

    And what is the left’s Carthage?

    The media. It needs to be razed and salted.

  179. @Harry Baldwin
    @Sam Malone

    For LGBT, how about George Takei? He checks two boxes.

    Replies: @black sea

    I nominate Ru Paul. He ticks two boxes, or three if you count the cross-dressing.

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