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Posts by Clump

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  • Labor unions celebrate judge's ruling against Illinois pension law

    11/21/2014 4:23:21 PM PST · 11 of 33
    Clump to kingu

    From the articles it looks like the judge cited straight from the state constitution to base the decision.
    So the other option is to amend their state constitution so as to keep their state from going belly up.

  • Is 19 Kids and Counting Anti-Gay? Thousands Sign Petition

    11/19/2014 8:21:37 PM PST · 17 of 20
    Clump to terycarl
    And these are the same people who preached tolerance to us in the 90s.
    They don't want tolerance, they demand affirmation.
    And anyone who doesn't agree with them must be shut down and run out of business.
    I swear I'm sick of these homobastards trying to impose their hideous, foul, grotesque, disgusting, and perverted views on the rest of us.
    They talk about the Family Research Council like they talked about the KKK 15-20 years ago.
    What's next?
    We have to sign an oath to support LGBTQ in order to vote or get a DL?
    There really is no end in sight. They will never stop.
    If people don't recognize this then they will be shocked one day to learn that their pastor MUST perform a gay wedding or go to jail.
    That's where the homofascists are taking us.
    I'm sick to death of it and it's getting damn hard to be nice about it anymore.
  • O.J. Simpson Did Not Get Away With Murder

    11/19/2014 7:25:17 AM PST · 74 of 86
    Clump to Auntie Mame

    It’s maybe the most powerful documentary I’ve ever seen.
    Michael Morton is a compelling figure to be sure. One can’t watch his story without taking stock of his own life.

  • O.J. Simpson Did Not Get Away With Murder

    11/19/2014 12:43:32 AM PST · 59 of 86
    Clump to EternalVigilance

    Tell that to Michael Morton.
    Just google the name and you’ll learn pretty quick how an evil prosecutor in Williamson County, TX deliberately withheld two key pieces of exculpatory evidence in the case.
    Morton was convicted for killing his wife on August 13, 1986, and served 25 years in prison all the while maintaining his innocence.
    In 2002 the Innocense Project took on his case.
    They uncovered the evidence and fought for 7 years just to get DNA testing of a blue bandana found only 100 feet from the crime scene.
    The testing showed the blood of his wife, and the blood of a male who was NOT Michael Morton.
    It turns out the DNA was already in CODIS and the real killer was discovered.
    But the DA didn’t give a damn, and the IP actually investigated the real killer’s crime spree and time lime.
    In doing so they solved a cold case from 1988 where a woman was bludgeoned in her home in basically the identical way Mrs. Morton was killed.
    Also their three year old son saw the murder, and told his grandmother about it.
    He said the monster with the red hands did it, and daddy wasn’t at home.
    This was withheld from the defense.
    So Michael Morton lost his wife, 25 years with his son, and to top it off he served a horrific 25 years in prison wrongly convicted.
    He was formally exonerated and released in 2011.
    The Texas legislature passed the Michael Morton Act in 2013 to try and prevent this kind of thing from happening.
    As a former Texas prosecutor and present defense attorney I can say our system is not nearly as good as it could be, and certainly not as good as people outside of it think it is.
    Morton actually thought that because he was innocent that by the end of the trial Justice would be done.
    Just keep that in mind if you ever end up on a jury.
    There are serious consequences when politically driven prosecutors with no conscience take a high profile case.
    There is an excellent documentary on Netflix called “An Unreal Dream: The Michael Morton Story”. Sorry for the preaching. It’s just an issue I’m all too familiar with.
    Oh yea, OJ is guilty based on everything I saw.

  • USA Freedom Act for NSA reform is voted down in the Senate

    11/18/2014 7:01:04 PM PST · 11 of 22
    Clump to MeshugeMikey

    Cruz is wanting to roll back the NSA’s overly expansive powers from what I can tell.

  • TX:Governor Elect Abbot says he will sign Constitutional Carry if it Comes to his Desk

    11/18/2014 6:24:58 PM PST · 27 of 61
    Clump to TADSLOS

    A lot of even Austin libs are pro Second Amendment, even though they don’t vote like it.
    I think now is the time for Texas to go all the way with as much pro carry legislation possible and constitutional carry.
    That includes removing the restrictions on where guns can be carried.

  • Opinion - Why the House GOP should threaten another government shutdown

    11/14/2014 11:20:42 PM PST · 13 of 14
    Clump to Paladin2

    From my observations of Obola’s mental deterioration, I would say do everything possible to antagonize and infuriate him.
    He will lash out in the most hideous and petty ways imaginable.
    Very soon the Dems in both the House and Senate will have to abandon him (after all they still have elections to face) and we may end up with enough votes to override his vetoes.
    The crazier he acts, the more discomfort for the rats.
    He will take the whole donkey party down if they don’t watch out.

  • 31 House Democrats join GOP in vote to approve Keystone

    11/14/2014 10:46:27 PM PST · 26 of 31
    Clump to Fungi

    When I saw “my government” it just flew all over me.
    And I’m used to some serious eye rolling about anything he says.
    But this malignant narcissist needs a firm reminder that it is a government of the people, by the people, and for the people.
    Is sure as hell isn’t his!!
    What a bastard!!
    I’m sick to death of him!!

  • Watch: Trey Gowdy Offers Epic Reason For Not Impeaching Obama

    11/14/2014 10:27:16 PM PST · 2 of 64
    Clump to Impala64ssa

    Biden is a parody of a politician, but he can’t be worse than Obola.
    Gravely incompetent for sure, but that’s a whole different thing from deliberately trying to make the US into a third world country.

  • Gay Blood Donation Ban Could Be Lifted: Gay men may donate blood if abstinent for a year.

    11/14/2014 10:23:39 PM PST · 63 of 76
    Clump to Flick Lives

    I’m going to pull a Kramer and store my own blood in my freezer if they do this.
    I don’t want queer blood or the not yet detected HIV that may come along for the ride.
    We need to remind this government who the sovereign is.

  • BREAKING: KKK Threatens Deadly Force in Ferguson

    11/14/2014 11:11:37 AM PST · 66 of 104
    Clump to Red Badger
    I'd be willing to bet thus is being financed by Al Sharpton or Jessie Jackson's friends.
    This just gives them an excuse to ramp up all the race war rhetoric.
  • Congressional Revocation and Alteration of Executive Orders (How to Kill the Amnesty EO)

    11/13/2014 8:07:53 PM PST · 102 of 169
    Clump to Southack

    I wouldn’t say the POTUS is without limit regarding pardons.
    He can’t pardon people for violation of state law, only federal laws.
    A huge alteration of federal law couched as “pardons” probably wouldn’t work either.
    The problem here is (what I was taught in law school) known as a constitutional crisis.
    Two bit dictators like 0bola were meant to be impeached and removed.
    Too bad the body responsible for conviction and removal was fundamentally altered by the 17th Amendment.

  • Congressional Revocation and Alteration of Executive Orders (How to Kill the Amnesty EO)

    11/13/2014 7:50:39 PM PST · 90 of 169
    Clump to ModelBreaker

    Congress should strip the judiciary’s ability to hear challenges to state marriage laws.
    That might work.

  • Congressional Revocation and Alteration of Executive Orders (How to Kill the Amnesty EO)

    11/13/2014 7:47:01 PM PST · 89 of 169
    Clump to scouter

    I am a lawyer, and the answer is that the only way to strike down an executive order is by repealing it through legislation and then overriding the certain veto by 2/3 vote in each chamber.
    The other way is in court, should the EO violate the Constitution. Judicial review of EOs is well recognized.
    In this case, depending on exactly what the EO says, the fastest remedy would probably be to try to get an injunction by a non Obama appointed judge.
    If enough rats gets pissed that he is dragging the whole party to its demise then we may end up with enough votes for an override. That would be my preference.

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    11/13/2014 6:18:18 PM PST · 61 of 74
    Clump to A message

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  • Supreme Court lifts hold on gay marriage in Kansas

    11/13/2014 9:48:28 AM PST · 81 of 103
    Clump to madprof98

    I suspect that Roberts and Alito didn’t disent because then it would make it look like the full court has already decided on the merits of the case.
    I know that is weak and certainly not what I would have done.
    But if you aren’t going to get the stay, and you want Kennedy to keep an open mind about it, then it makes some sense from a long term strategic standpoint.
    But overall its gravely disappointing that there aren’t five justices to put the brakes on this issue until it can fully hear the cases and resolve the circuit splits.
    Right now what we really need is open and absolute defiance by the state’s.
    Force a showdown so the SCOTUS will see that they should think about how irrelevant they will look should they rule in favor of gay marriage and try to impose it on the whole nation.
    If now isn’t the time to resist then when?

  • Proposed Water Rule Could Put ‘Property Rights of Every American Entirely at the Mercy’ of EPA

    11/12/2014 10:07:08 PM PST · 33 of 38
    Clump to Blood of Tyrants

    This rule shows that they have no basic understanding of the law and what the SCOTUS has said about it.
    The “navigable” part is what gives Congress the authority make the law to begin with.
    These ass clowns will be shot down by SCOTUS yet again.

  • Peruta Denied En Banc; Shall Issue for Ninth Circuit Upheld

    11/12/2014 3:01:11 PM PST · 16 of 20
    Clump to marktwain

    Even the Obama packed 9th Circuit wanted nothing to do with reversing the panel.
    My guess is they think the 5 in Heller and McDonald would slap them down.

  • Texas Rep Capriglione Angers Tea Party Group After Expressing Support for Speaker Straus

    11/11/2014 11:12:30 PM PST · 25 of 28
    Clump to servantboy777

    I want to see Strauss gone so bad!
    I would rather a dem have his seat and allow a real conservative to be TX Speaker.
    We have seats to spare.
    But with Strauss we can’t get jack $h!+ done!
    All the good pro gun bills die without a vote.
    Please retire Joe. You suck!!

  • Sullivan, Parnell gain ground in latest round of Alaska vote counting

    11/11/2014 6:43:30 PM PST · 9 of 46
    Clump to Jet Jaguar

    With 10,000 more votes counted AND a Sullivan net gain, I’d say the odds of a comeback are dramatically smaller than they were to begin with for BigItch.
    Feelin’ good!

  • Child with disabilities dehydrated to death

    11/11/2014 9:56:03 AM PST · 24 of 41
    Clump to Seruzawa
    Dip them (the mother and medical staff) in honey and stake them to a giant fire ant bed.

    It would still be more merciful than 14 days of dehydration.

    I got lost in the Rockies with my father in law for a few hours back in September, and we had a general idea of where we were- just not how far away.

    And we we I'll equipped for the hike, which is unlike us both.
    Anyways, I recall getting thirsty and just the thought of going for hours longer without water nearly made me panic.

    Fortunately I got it together and we made it down okay.

    But to be in an environment where someone could give you relief but they refuse would be the ultimate rejection.

    I am glad she went into the arms of the Lord, but I'm furious that any human being would be treated this way.

  • Child with disabilities dehydrated to death

    11/11/2014 9:48:58 AM PST · 22 of 41
    Clump to caligatrux
    No court in this country would allow the execution of someone convicted of capital murder to be executed in the manner.
    It would be cruel and unusual punishment under the 8th Amendment by nearly any standard.
    And here they did this to an innocent child who had no say.
    This should outrage every decent person in society such that we make sure it doesn't come to America soon.
    I know all about Oregon, but we have to get proactive or else the culture of death will be allowing all kinds of murder of anyone they deem inconvenient.
  • Sen. Cruz: The Spirit of Courage Lives in Texas

    11/11/2014 8:42:30 AM PST · 8 of 10
    Clump to bestintxas

    KBH wasn’t very good, but we’ve certainly come a long ways since LBJ stole the seat in 1948.

  • Justice Sonia Sotomayor Stops Same-Sex Marriages In Kansas For Now

    11/10/2014 8:33:06 PM PST · 11 of 11
    Clump to Chuckster

    I’ve been an avid court watcher for many years, and this surprises me a little.
    She may very well lift the stay tomorrow.
    But when the court lifted the stay in Idaho I really thought the whole thing was over. Game, set, match- natural marriage loses. If the court is even remotely inclined to uphold the state bans then why let soon to be voided “marriages” take place?
    It just makes it more difficult.
    I pray something happens and just one of the five Windsor votes flips our way.

  • Ose Lead over Bera Shrinks to 530 Votes as Count Continues

    11/10/2014 7:16:48 PM PST · 9 of 11
    Clump to ScottinVA

    I’m not too optimistic about a couple of house races- this one and McSally, but I do think Sullivan will hang on.
    From what I’ve read, the elections division in Alaska is pretty good.
    The lack of information is really evidence that they have locked down the votes to make sure “missing” boxes don’t turn up, etc.
    Recall MN in 2008 where there were continual reports in the few days after the election of votes just turning up- car trunks, and all kinds of obvious BS.
    I really don’t think they can do that in Alaska.
    Evidently they actually cross reference absentee ballots with registration records.
    Both sides are watching the mail in votes carefully.
    And at least two Alaskan media outlets have said BigItch is hanging on to numbers that just aren’t there.
    The fact is that there are votes coming in from all over the state to be counted.
    If Sullivan was only ahead by 2-3,000 I would be nervous.
    But in Alaska, an 8,000 vote election night lead (especially in a mid term) is hard to overcome.
    That said, I wouldn’t rest one second if I were on the Sullivan team.

  • Kim K------n’s App Made $43.4 Million (censored name)

    11/10/2014 2:46:21 PM PST · 14 of 26
    Clump to smokingfrog

    Talk about falling @$$backwards into money!
    Yea pun intended.

  • He says he’s not the Obama you voted against

    11/10/2014 2:38:24 PM PST · 22 of 25
    Clump to jacquej

    Glad you are. It’s pretty enlightening. Especially the part about how many times he uses the pronouns I, me, my, etc. compared to other public speakers.
    It’s also a chilling analysis long term from what I recall.
    Will be interested in your take on it.

  • Obama: Regulate broadband Internet like a utility so it 'works for everyone'

    11/10/2014 1:59:45 PM PST · 17 of 40
    Clump to upchuck
    He says the regulations are needed to make sure companies don't restrict best access and pick winners and losers.

    Wow!! The gall of this guy in mind blowing!!
    Talk about classic projection.
    The truth is he wants to be the one restricting access and the one picking winners and losers.
    Somebody needs to regulate the administration before it is too late.
    If I were setting the GOP agenda the WH would be lucky to have hotel style toilet paper.
    Their funding would be cut so bad that he might actually resign.
    And he would have to buy his own commercial plane ticket home- wherever that is.

  • Obamacare Is Headed For Another Supreme Court Showdown, And It Puts The Law In 'Dangerous Territory'

    11/10/2014 1:32:50 PM PST · 105 of 106
    Clump to Fantasywriter

    It’s an interesting exchange.
    I think some more context of that back and forth could help clarify the issue.
    That said, I’m not sure that a majority of SCOTUS is going to care about their intent.
    The fact is the dems rushed the process, and they wrote the bill.
    Now it has been passed and we know what’s in it.
    The plain language of the statute is in direct opposition to the IRS rule.
    My take us that the 4 justices who found the entire law to be unconstitutional are already going to be inclined to vote against the administration.
    Also, Roberts has the freedom to vote with them this time because he can lay the blame squarely on Congress, and say they can fix it if they want it to mean what the IRS says.
    It doesn’t highly politicize the court like the first case.
    And the first Roberts vote (while deplorable) will give him cover this time around.
    He can say “see I don’t have a dog in this- just calling balls and strikes.”
    I also think SCOTUS actually waited for Tuesday’s results before deciding whether to hear the case.
    Now they have the public support to cripple the law- as if there was any doubt before.

  • He says he’s not the Obama you voted against

    11/10/2014 1:05:53 PM PST · 13 of 25
    Clump to entropy12
    Malignant psychotic narcissistic personality.
    You can Youtbue this.
    A psychiatrist from Europe has studied over a thousand hours of video on 0b0la and he describes how he meets the above diagnosis by an objective criteria.
  • Obama orders 'mental-health' testing for schoolkids

    11/10/2014 10:56:43 AM PST · 12 of 71
    Clump to detective

    And that is one of the very many reasons we home school.
    There’s not a damned thing the government can do about it either.
    The people that really have no choice need to voice their outrage though and do everything to stop their children from being mined for data on themselves and their family.
    I know not everyone can home school.

  • Obamacare Is Headed For Another Supreme Court Showdown, And It Puts The Law In 'Dangerous Territory'

    11/08/2014 2:27:28 PM PST · 92 of 106
    Clump to brydic1

    It is certainly interesting that most observers thought SCOTUS would either hear or decline to hear King the week before.
    But on Monday the court did not include King on the list of accepted cases, and the ACA fans cheered.
    But Monday afternoon the court noted on the docket that King would be discussed in conference on Friday (yesterday).
    Then they went ahead and broke tradition and announced they would hear King on the same day of the conference instead of waiting until Monday to announce.
    Somehow I tend to think the court wanted to see what happened Tuesday before they considered whether to take this case.

  • Number of uncounted votes grows in Alaska U.S. Senate race

    11/08/2014 1:27:08 PM PST · 45 of 50
    Clump to boycott

    This article is misleading at best. Thousands of these votes are actually having to be cross referenced with registration rolls before they will actually count.
    While frustrating, I think the lack of regular updates is evidence that the dems aren’t able to just dump loads of boxes in and immediately “update” the tally.
    I went back and looked at 2008 and checked the numbers.
    It looks like the total votes cast this year represent about 2/3 of the 2008 total.
    In 2008 Big Itch was down roughly 3,000 votes on election night, and he ended up winning by just shy of 4,000.
    So even if he wins the post election tally by the same margin as he did in 2008, AND the number of votes that come in are the same as 2008, he will still be 1,000 shy.
    And those assumptions are not going to pan out.
    There are actually areas for both candidates where they have an advantage in numbers.
    In reality I think Sullivan will hold on with a few thousand to spare.
    Also, they talk about ballots that are out there, but that doesn’t mean they will all come in.
    I understand the paranoia, because I’ve seen all the same crap everyone else here has over the years.
    If our lead was 3 or 4,000 I would be nervous. Especially if the senate majority was going to be determined by the outcome.
    Sullivan’s team is acutely aware of who they are dealing with.
    Over 3% puts it beyond the margin of post election hanky panky.

  • Monster Win for Natural Marriage [Great Analysis]

    11/08/2014 8:20:54 AM PST · 28 of 49
    Clump to SharpRightTurn

    Reid’s elimination of the filibuster of circuit and district court judges is what led to so many circuits “finding” queer “marriage”.
    And the allowing of these unholy unions to be performed and recognized in 32 states will give Kennedy the cover he needs to go against the states.
    I pray that I’m wrong, but I really have no confidence at all in Kennedy on this one.
    And it’s even harder to imagine one of the other four liberals going our way.
    I’m praying that we either prevail or that they just get it over with already and our sovereign infinitely SUPREME almighty God will render His judgement.
    Our hope cannot be in any man or man made institution. They will always ultimately disappoint and fail.
    Jesus is the hope of all the world, and He never fails. He will remain my comfort and salvation.

  • Boehner on Incoming House Republicans: 'They're Really Solid Members'

    11/07/2014 7:21:31 PM PST · 15 of 17
    Clump to Viennacon

    What is our net pick up going to be?
    It’s hard to get the final tally right now.

  • Robert Jeffress on the Implosion of America

    11/07/2014 6:29:04 PM PST · 15 of 19
    Clump to JudyinCanada

    Dr. Jeffress was my pastor at First Baptist Wichita Falls in the 90s and into the 2000s.
    He’s now at FBC Dalls.
    He has always been very solid and he stirred up quite a storm speaking out against homosexuality in Wichita Falls.
    My dad happens to be a good friend of his, so I get the inside scoop every so often on what he’s up to.
    I’m very proud of his commitment to the Lord and his consistency over the years.

  • APPEALS COURT: States can define marriage as 1 man, 1 woman

    11/07/2014 6:24:49 PM PST · 10 of 56
    Clump to UMCRevMom@aol.com
    Perhaps RBG will die or retire before the SCOTUS hears this. If the GOP senate will leave the seat vacant until the next president then the four conservatives can choose to take the appeal on this case and with a 4-4 vote the lower court will be affirmed. That's assuming Kennedy goes gay, which most people expect him to do.
    Hopefully the 5th Circuit will go the same way, and they take up that case too.
    But with the present composition of the court I don't see how we can win, unless Kennedy decides principles of federalism are more important than the gay agenda that he loves so much.
  • Ed Gillespie Concedes Virginia Senate Race to Mark Warner

    11/07/2014 11:32:51 AM PST · 19 of 63
    Clump to ExNewsExSpook

    So true.
    I don’t expect the BigItch in Alaska to ever concede.
    Heck he will probably show up in senate chambers for work in January and fight over the chair with Sullivan.

  • Ed Gillespie Concedes Virginia Senate Race to Mark Warner

    11/07/2014 11:30:50 AM PST · 17 of 63
    Clump to C210N

    I never read a single article even mentioning VA as a state in play until last Friday.
    And in that one it was basically kind of a “by the way Virginia may be closer to 4 points (dem lead) than the 15 we expected.”
    To me that just reflected the national mood which confirmed in my mind we would get most of the genuine toss-ups.
    I didn’t realize VA was a genuine toss-up until election night.
    If we had known a month ago I’m pretty sure we could have won.
    But then again the GOPe was sending money to Roberts to bail out his horrible campaign.
    The GOPe really can find ways to screw us- even unintentionally.

  • Justices to hear challenge to health law subsidies

    11/07/2014 10:44:55 AM PST · 20 of 45
    Clump to bkopto

    Yes it does!
    It is no small matter that the court took this case.
    Refusing to hear it would basically be upholding illegal federal spending.
    That’s because the legislation does not provide subsidies to those in states that don’t have state run exchanges.
    But the IRS took it upon itself to write a rule that plainly contradicts the statute.
    There is very recent case law where the EPA did the same thing and the court ruled 5-4 against the agency.
    So our chances are pretty decent here.

  • Obama Isn't Listening to Voters He Claims to Hear

    11/06/2014 4:33:00 AM PST · 23 of 40
    Clump to pepsionice

    Now you are talking like a rational person as to what any ordinary president would do.

    But this guy if full of himself and raging at the thought of being so hamstrung his final 2 years.
    IF, and that’s a BIG IF, he listens to someone rational (like a Dick Morris type who advised Clinton), then he can give the democrap party something to go on in 2016.

    While I reluctantly (for now anyway) disagree about our chances of picking up seats in CA, CT, MD, WA, etc. (only because of the demographics there), I do see your point about how badly he can hurt them going into the next elections. I will be happy if we hold the seats we got in 2010 at this point.

    If 0 doubles down against a heavily controlled (but not veto proof) GOP Congress and Senate then he may cause a revolt within his own party.
    Presidents don’t usually get much love from their party in the legislative branch once they hit lame duck status anyway. We could see a number of dems flip, and also enough pissed off dems to join in overriding some vetoes.

    After all they aren’t going to let him take them down again.
    He’s done it to them twice in a row! They are going to worry about their future while he plays golf and obsesses over his pResidential library.

    Also, Reid looks tired, angry, and frankly on borrowed time. If he doesn’t make it through this term then the GOP governor could replace him.
    But with the best healthcare in the world we have seen some very old senators in worse shape than him carry on. The need for power is evidently insatiable for some of these people. Plus they owe favors and have skeletons they don’t want coming out.

    If the GOP plays their hand right they can really put themselves in a great position going forward. They have to be bold and do everything to NOT piss off the base. If they go in holding hands with dems on a milk toast BS consensus platform then they deserve the spanking they will get in 2016.

    If any SCOTUS vacancy comes up, the Senate should stall the confirmation out and let the next president fill it. I don’t care if it’s in February. The only way I’d be okay with a confirmation is if the nomination is recommended by Ted Cruz himself. And we both know 0 isn’t going to appoint anyone who isn’t just like the others he has put on the courts.

    I also wonder if we picked up enough seats in the House to where we might have a shot at a better Speaker. I’m probably delusional to even hope for that, but we were expected to net around 3-6 seats, and we will likely end up with around 18 if my last count is correct. That’s a BIG deal.

    Your post gave me a lot to think about. We have more opportunity than I realized. God bless.

  • AP: Rick Scott defeats Charlie Crist in tight race for Fla. governor

    11/05/2014 8:28:05 AM PST · 27 of 29
    Clump to Extremely Extreme Extremist

    More like (0 to Crist) “let’s go put it in the hole, then we can grab a round of golf.”

  • 2014 Midterm Election Results Virginia (Libertarians Cost Us a Seat!)

    11/04/2014 10:09:53 PM PST · 4 of 54
    Clump to TigerClaws

    I remember when Nader got like 90,000 votes IIRC in Florida in 2000.
    A reporter asked him if he cost Al Gore the election in FL.
    He didn’t miss a beat and said “Al Gore cost me the election in Florida.”
    So funny!
    Yea we definitely need Green Party candidates if they are going to run fake libertarians.

  • Warner takes razor thin lead over Gillespie

    11/04/2014 10:01:11 PM PST · 21 of 26
    Clump to Kickass Conservative

    This is better than 2010 by far IMO.
    The number of highly contested senate races we cleaned up is extraordinary!
    Last time we left a bunch on the table including Reid’s.
    But yes, my greatest hopes were realized.
    Still hoping chickenchoker from CO goes down.
    And of course LA and AK go our way.

  • Warner takes razor thin lead over Gillespie

    11/04/2014 9:11:36 PM PST · 16 of 26
    Clump to Kickass Conservative

    I’m just glad we are upset over a race that very few even had on the radar coming into the night.

  • Crist campaign files motion to extend voting hours in Broward County

    11/04/2014 4:33:48 PM PST · 29 of 42
    Clump to what's up

    IIRC that’s how John Ashcroft “lost” in 2000 against the dead Carnahan.
    A federal judge kept the voting going for a few extra hours in St. Louis.
    Just long enough to make sure the GOP candidate lost.
    Here there is a good chance that the slowdown was caused by the democrats in the first place.
    All that “calibrating” etc. takes time after all.
    The good news is that the Crist campaign feels they need this extension to have a chance at winning.
    Scott better be lawyered up to the eyeballs.

  • WTF is going on in Florida (Crist 17 points up at 21% reporting)

    11/04/2014 4:23:10 PM PST · 23 of 109
    Clump to C. Edmund Wright

    Maybe some GOP counties are wising up like the one in Wisconsin that waits until Milwaukee is done before releasing their numbers.
    Of course that would be the real surprise of the night.

  • Breaking Twitter - Early exit polls show GOP wins in KY, AR, CO, IA, KS, GA

    11/04/2014 4:01:46 PM PST · 246 of 1,799
    Clump to kjam22

    I would recommend a high bridge for them.
    Preferably just above a railroad crossing.
    Just in case they need any suggestions.

  • Breaking Twitter - Early exit polls show GOP wins in KY, AR, CO, IA, KS, GA

    11/04/2014 3:54:26 PM PST · 210 of 1,799
    Clump to txhurl

    In 2004 after seeing exit polls I took a Valium and a nap.
    After some rest I got up and watched the returns showing the exit polls to be total crap.
    That said, have we ever seen exit polls that skew I’m favor of the GOP?

  • Election Conspiracy Theory: It's a Trap!

    11/04/2014 12:39:11 PM PST · 15 of 15
    Clump to Viennacon

    Yep. Peaceful Revolution will have been attempted at least.