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Posts by plymaniac

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  • Trump :A Message from Kim Jong Un: North Korea will stop nuclear tests and launches of ICBMs

    04/20/2018 11:39:55 PM PDT · 44 of 143
    plymaniac to Newbomb Turk
    Hope I live to see every day North Koreans with access to an abundant food supply and modern medication and the knowledge that it came from everyday Americans.

    I agree. I know I am being naive, but Kim Jong Un has a singular opportunity to achieve Korean unification and to bring his people out of an awful place. A denuclearized Korean federation with northern autonomy but an Asian/capitalist economy would be a nice beginning. See, East Germany 1989.

    Why not?

  • Top secret flights carrying nuclear waste from Scotland to USA to continue until late 2019

    04/16/2018 9:26:38 PM PDT · 8 of 38
    plymaniac to Rusty0604

    State.

  • Hannity Responds to News He Was Michael Cohen's Client

    04/16/2018 9:12:32 PM PDT · 77 of 103
    plymaniac to Taipei

    Sorry.

    Hannity has been one of the few “reporters” on this entire story. Beyond question he qualifies for whatever reporter-source privilege New York law recognizes.

    Sean has often differentiated between opinion shows and hard news shows. That distinction does not apply here.

    Besides, my basic point was that the ugly left tries to force the right to play by a set of rules they have no intention of honoring. Your post kind of supports that.

  • Hannity Responds to News He Was Michael Cohen's Client

    04/16/2018 7:55:14 PM PDT · 60 of 103
    plymaniac to cableguymn

    Seems to me that Cohen is a confidential source for Sean’s reporting. Yet another common law privilege the leftist courts and media will eventually ignore.

    All this BS about Sean’s lack of disclosure is another example of the Alinsky Left tying to make right obey a set of rules they refuse to live by.

    Kimba Wood knows that she was selected by Hillary to be AG. That type of selection for high office creates a life long loyalty. Just ask Sarah P. who still refuses to criticize McCain. Wood obviously is biased and should have stepped down.

    How many conflicts have we seen on the Deep State side during all this? How many Deep State recusals have there been? Meanwhile Sessions almost broke his neck recusing over nothing.

    Sean is a reporter. He doesn’t have to make disclaimers based on his sources. Dershowitz and Williams can cry me a river.

  • Sears to close last store in Chicago [its home market]

    04/12/2018 7:28:57 PM PDT · 71 of 86
    plymaniac to AmericanMermaid

    Don’t forget Kees!

  • Sears to close last store in Chicago [its home market]

    04/12/2018 4:39:09 PM PDT · 26 of 86
    plymaniac to faithhopecharity

    I shopped at this store in the 1960s. Still remember the Candy Shop area toward the middle of the store and that great chocolate smell. Other department stores had them as well.

  • DOJ gives House Intel original document that prompted Russia investigation

    04/11/2018 4:47:26 PM PDT · 16 of 44
    plymaniac to LegendHasIt
    I’d just like to know how ‘we’ can know it is not a completely fake document, even if it says what many want it to say, and what they expected it to say?

    That was my thought too. It would be prudent to suspect that the document is not completely genuine. And the redactions that DOJ insisted still be made after all this brinksmanship remind me of Susan Rice's memo to the file. An obvious sign of deception.

    That being said, how does RR know the good guys don't already have the original?

  • Possible political 'sea-shift' ahead

    12/18/2017 10:37:26 PM PST · 15 of 23
    plymaniac to PGR88
    A progressive SCOTUS has been the main force shaping US Society - undemocratically, for the last 60 years.

    You are exactly right. But don't forget about the bureaucracy. Just as pernicious.

    I think it is remarkable that even with decades of control of the media, pop culture, academia, unions and much of the government that the Left has accomplished very little through legislation.

    That remains a hopeful sign.

  • Trump officials demand Mueller return thousands of emails

    12/17/2017 1:54:18 PM PST · 27 of 58
    plymaniac to RepRivFarm
    Wouldn’t it be great if Trump would offer a blanket murder pardon for anyone who killed a liberal? No.
  • Trump officials demand Mueller return thousands of emails

    12/17/2017 1:54:18 PM PST · 26 of 58
    plymaniac to RepRivFarm
    Wouldn’t it be great if Trump would offer a blanket murder pardon for anyone who killed a liberal? No.
  • Russia to Build Full-fledged Naval Base in Syria

    12/15/2017 3:27:11 PM PST · 20 of 27
    plymaniac to Thistooshallpass9
    Obama just took credit for the economy. Maybe he will take credit for this too. He would actually deserve it.
  • Russia to Build Full-fledged Naval Base in Syria

    12/15/2017 3:27:11 PM PST · 19 of 27
    plymaniac to Thistooshallpass9
    Obama just took credit for the economy. Maybe he will take credit for this too. He would actually deserve it.
  • Actresses to Wear All Black at Golden Globes to Protest Hollywood Sex Abuse

    12/15/2017 2:49:47 PM PST · 99 of 106
    plymaniac to Kid Shelleen
    Hollywood has shamelessly wrecked our culture since WW2. And gotten rich and famous because of it.

    I am sure there are plenty of terrible wrongdoers and blameless victims there but I can't seem to get too worked up about it. With perhaps one exception God didn't pick the winners and losers in Sodom and Gomorrah. He nuked it all.

    So Hollywood can go ahead and wear black. Then have a bake sale. I couldn't care less.

  • Dustin Hoffman Accused of Exposing Himself to a Minor, Assaulting Two Women

    12/15/2017 10:16:29 AM PST · 65 of 68
    plymaniac to Yaelle
    Maybe that will help you understand why these stories, IF TRUE, need to come out. Even if they are old.

    Thank you for your response. I agree with you. I did a poor job finishing my point. I guess I was reacting mostly to the second part of your post which kind of took FR men to task for some of their attitudes towards the accusers.

    I don't believe the passage of time excuses wrongful conduct or entitles anyone to conceal it. But it must affect how third parties deal with such accusations. After a while, memories fail, physical evidence disappears and witnesses die. The defense of false claims becomes impossible making prosecution unfair and unjust. For me, some deadline must exist to bring criminal or civil charges.

    So, eventually, the legal system is mostly out, leaving the culture as the only venue for raising these claims. I think society does a pretty decent job over time differentiating the good and the bad. But it is sloppy and often very unfair. Just ask Richard Jewell. And a lot of extraneous factors are brought to bear when evaluating these types of old claims. What do you really expect me to think when I see Gloria Allred or Al Sharpton holding another press conference just before an election?

    So I say bring these claims out into the open, even if they are old. But because they are old, be prepared to accept a different type of public scrutiny. Maybe if this issue wasn't politically and socially weaponized the victims would get a fairer shake from the culture and a little more respect on a political forum. It kind of revictimizes the victims.

    Thanks for your perspective on this. You make some great points.

  • Dustin Hoffman Accused of Exposing Himself to a Minor, Assaulting Two Women

    12/15/2017 12:28:21 AM PST · 52 of 68
    plymaniac to Yaelle
    And some FR men are starting to disgust me, getting bored with these detailed, backed up stories of abuse. THESE COULD HAVE BEEN YOUR DAUGHTERS. It is GOOD these women are coming forward. It is not ok to sexually violate unwilling young girls.

    Forget Dustin Hoffman's case. Let's talk a little more generally.

    Of course this type of behavior should be condemned when indecent and punished when criminal. But the passage of time has to be taken into account somehow.

    In most cases, bringing these types of claims after several years or decades makes it impossible for an accused to defend their reputation or position in society.

    So for civil and criminal liability, some sort of limitations period makes sense.

    As for reputation and social position, which includes politics and celebrity, the First Amendment and defamation law are the best the legal system can muster. So there is no deadline for sexual misconduct claims. But the potential penalties are different.

    It is up to informal social and cultural forces to filter the information and act accordingly. The stronger the culture, the more fair this issue is dealt with.

    And if I may humbly speak for some FR men, these claims can also be used as political weapons. And I am going to hold stale claims brought against conservative candidates in a liberal media frenzy to a very high standard of proof.

  • Steve Bannon Blamed, Mocked After Roy Moore Loss

    12/14/2017 11:27:18 PM PST · 39 of 39
    plymaniac to SaraJohnson
    The only ones mocking and blaming Bannon are the uniparty traitors.

    Tend to agree. But there are a few Bannon bashers that are decent conservatives...just too scared of losing a general election.

    Several recent Tea Party candidates won their primaries, only to lose closely in the general election. Of course, the GOP-e blamed the loss on candidate irregularities. Most of the time, however, it was GOP-e sabotage that was the real cause of defeat. Just ask Judge Moore. A unified GOP would have won that election hands down. The Alabama blame goes to McConnell, Shelby, Flake and their fellow swamp dwellers.

    William Buckley said we should support the most conservative candidate that can be elected. I agree. But that rule is valid only until the GOP electorate has spoken. After that, the Bannonites and the Turtleheads have to suck it up and support the GOP nominee.

  • Steve Bannon Blamed, Mocked After Roy Moore Loss

    12/14/2017 11:27:17 PM PST · 38 of 39
    plymaniac to SaraJohnson
    The only ones mocking and blaming Bannon are the uniparty traitors.

    Tend to agree. But there are a few Bannon bashers that are decent conservatives...just too scared of losing a general election.

    Several recent Tea Party candidates won their primaries, only to lose closely in the general election. Of course, the GOP-e blamed the loss on candidate irregularities. Most of the time, however, it was GOP-e sabotage that was the real cause of defeat. Just ask Judge Moore. A unified GOP would have won that election hands down. The Alabama blame goes to McConnell, Shelby, Flake and their fellow swamp dwellers.

    William Buckley said we should support the most conservative candidate that can be elected. I agree. But that rule is valid only until the GOP electorate has spoken. After that, the Bannonites and the Turtleheads have to suck it up and support the GOP nominee.

  • Oh Lordy – Senator Johnson Outlines Scope of FBI Officials Sculpting Clinton Exoneration

    12/14/2017 10:35:39 PM PST · 13 of 26
    plymaniac to Bob434

    Tucker is pretty good at cross examination. But he has a bad habit of conceding his guest’s prior statement as a basis to set up his next question. Bad form and not necessary. It showed tonight with Dershowitz and that greasy Rat spokesthing that came on next.

  • Oh Lordy – Senator Johnson Outlines Scope of FBI Officials Sculpting Clinton Exoneration

    12/14/2017 10:05:52 PM PST · 6 of 26
    plymaniac to Bob434
    Dershowitz was pathetic tonight. He basically said politicians of Hillary's rank are beyond prosecution.

    He has obediently returned home to his 1990s place on the Clinton ranch. Listening to his ham radio.

  • U.S. judge orders special counsel to turn over evidence on Michael Flynn

    12/13/2017 5:26:59 PM PST · 36 of 58
    plymaniac to txhurl
    Very perceptive... and I hope you are wrong.

    Only a candy ass judge worried about his or her political future would wait for an IG report. No federal judge worth his or her salt has any respect or faith in any of the departmental IGs, which generally just whitewash agency misconduct.

    I am holding out for the optimism of your prior comment.