Category Archives: American politics

PDT’s 60 Minutes Interview

Apparently now deleted by CBS but here it is all the same. The Interviewer thought she had his number, that she would take him apart. But she is dealing with the absolutely best, most articulate president possibly in history. A … Continue reading

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A Kavanaugh post mortem

As I began to think about Kavanaugh’s confirmation, my first thoughts were along the lines of there was once a time we could agree on many things, but most importantly we could agree on the processes by which we sorted … Continue reading

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“With all my love, Eve”

How I keep up with both sides of the political divide is through my moronic ex-friend in California, the one working in Silicon Valley who owns three Mercedes and a Porsche. Never a personal word in any of his near … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Cultural Issues | 25 Comments

Always believe the victim

100+ Alien Abduction Stories That Will Make You Believe. AND THERE IS ALSO THIS:

Posted in American politics, Politics of the Left | 64 Comments

If this is the standard of evidence required to ruin a life no one is safe

WATCH: President Trump mocks Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Trump's Supreme Court pick Judge Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, during rally in Mississippi. https://t.co/pZfWN8IFMV pic.twitter.com/81YEs8oXr5 — MSNBC (@MSNBC) October 3, 2018 Interesting that it is posted by MSNBC which … Continue reading

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What’s evidence got to do with it?

Since only someone desperate to keep Kavanaugh from the Supreme Court using any means whatsoever could have actually believed Christine Ford’s story, this is not entirely a surprise: The Case against Kavanaugh Is Collapsing. As it says: Yesterday, Arizona prosecutor … Continue reading

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It’s all politics which means there are no easy answers

Let me start by explaining the basic framework. This is all politics. No one among the Democrat senators believes a word of Ford’s testimony. Not one of them would say a word were Kavanaugh a Democrat nominee. It is all … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Ethics and morality, Politics of the Left | 65 Comments

“Advice and consent replaced by search and destroy”

I made it through until lunch, but with lunch 3:00 am here in Melbourne, I bailed out. Did not get to hear Kavanaugh himself in real time, but he actually says what needs to be said that virtually no one … Continue reading

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Kavanaugh and Ford at midnight tonight AEDT

Judge Kavanaugh and Professor Blasey Ford to Testify on Allegations The Senate Judiciary Committee hears testimony from Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh and Professor Christine Blasey Ford about her allegations that Judge Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her while the two … Continue reading

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There are some very sick people out there

And by this I mean any Senator who takes seriously these accusations against Brett Kavanaugh. Twilight Zone, Kavanaugh’s observation, is hardly getting there. This is closer. TRUMP: EVIL IS AT WORK But the vile hatred and willingness to entertain obvious … Continue reading

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