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A Sham? Voters Will Have the Final Say


Sen. Lindsey Graham stole the show Thursday with a scathing indictment of his Democrat colleagues that clearly framed the issue that will determine the outcome of November’s Congressional elections. “I hope the American people can see through this sham!” an impassioned Graham declared to a vast TV audience. Many if not most Americans will have little trouble agreeing with him, but it remains to be seen how many of them will be sufficiently aroused to go to the polls, and how many left-tilting votes Thursday’s hearing will change. Kavanaugh himself brought his own righteous indignation to the proceedings, calling them ‘a disgrace’. His statement to the panel was highly emotional, and he fought back tears in recalling details of an exemplary and deeply virtuous life that diverged in the extreme from the boozing, serial-rapist picture of him painted by his accusers.

So what comes next?  Perhaps unfortunately for Kavanaugh and his backers, his fate is to be decided at a moment in history when #MeToo’s reign of terror has laid waste to more than a dozen powerful men. This will have put fear in the hearts and minds of nearly anyone who would even admit to believing Kavanaugh’s denials, let alone publicly stand behind him. The climate of fear will have staunch support in the Senate from Hawaiian Sen. Mazie Hirono, for one, since she has already made it explicitly clear that she regards all men as guilty no matter what crime they’ve been charged with. If Hirono and her ilk held sway in the courts — which fortunately is not the case, at least not yet — Kavanaugh and millions of other decent men would be pilloried in the public square.

Farting, Puking Were on His Mind

The low point of the day was a clumsy attempt to embarrass and discredit Kavanaugh by Rhode Island Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, a horse’s ass kinda guy whose sleazy game and apparent lack of good character were belied by the tailored cut of his suit, his expensive haircut and his articulate, polished demeanor.  Whitehouse trotted out a reminiscence Kavanaugh wrote in his high school yearbook that contained sophomoric code words for farting, fucking and drinking until one puked. It showed real class, all of it low, for Whitehouse to bring it up. Kavanaugh rebuffed his questions before the Senator could further damage his own reputation.

Near the end of the hearing, Sen. Jeff Flake expressed the hope that Americans understand that the confirmation process will have to be concluded on the basis of imperfect knowledge. “We’ll never move beyond doubt,” he said. True enough. It’s time to put the confirmation to a vote. This is notwithstanding the Democrats’ foot-stomping clamor for the FBI to join them in their never-ending witch-hunt. Their point is moot, since Kavanaugh could be impeached at any time if it is proven that he lied — about anything.

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John Jay September 29, 2018, 10:49 am

To add to the Side Show atmosphere, infowars.com reports the Ford person is not licensed as a Psychologist in the State of California. Lying under oath? Perjury?

If she is indeed discredited they will go to their bullpen and put in another loon, and flush Ford down the Memory Hole.

This entire farce is simply the Dims postponing seating a Conservative until the November elections. If they come out on top, they Lame Duck Trump and plan to get the White House back in 2020. If they lose in November, they will double down on their 2020 election efforts and Impeach any Conservative SCOTUS appointments to finish us off if they win then.

I think it is nice if there is anyone so simple to believe that the Dims, or the RINOs for that matter are motivated by, or even capable of any human feelings of pity, or love of America!

Pan September 28, 2018, 2:04 pm

Surely a few extra FBI facts can’t be a bad thing can they?


The concern is not that the additional week will turn up a few extra FBI facts, but that the Democrats will exhume yet more women claiming to have been gang-banged or worse by Kavanaugh. Wouldn’t it be ironic if they discover that he had sexual relationships with boys when he was a teenager? That would undoubtedly make him a hero with a quite sizeable contingent of Democrats.

none September 28, 2018, 1:40 pm

All warfare is based on deception.

Since the lows of INDU 15370 in 2015 and the start of the FED interest rate hiking cycle, the INDU has risen 74% +/-.

The interest rising cycle that started in 1928 had the same percent rise towards the INDU high of 386 in 09/1929, from the 201 INDU level in 1928.

Fed was nervous that too much speculation was going on in the stock market (due to rapid increases in equity prices and price-to-dividend ratios in 1928) and that credit was mainly being used to speculate and hence was not productive for the economy.

The mania in social media today is working with many political views points towards each others thinking, it is and has become a ‘perfect weapon’ of deception.

Have a great day and weekend Rick.

Erin Boggs September 28, 2018, 12:35 pm

There are no words strong enough to describe these soulless ghouls that inhabit our congress. Someone tell me why these creatures who can’t even uphold the most basic rule of law are still employed making public policy? Where is that outrage? This will not end well for anyone when civility and decency is tossed aside to destroy anyone who is in the way of the cause. That was the most sickening thing I have ever seen. If they will destroy someone with the character, morals and goodness of a man like Judge Kavanaugh and his family with no evidence, they will stop at nothing to destroy us all. The real war creeps closer and closer every single day with the media taking their lead from the ghouls.

Pan September 28, 2018, 12:21 pm

As a an outsider I have to admit this doesn’t really have an awful lot to do with me. But I can’t deny it is fascinating to watch. It’s quite bizarre that something so important as a supreme court appointment gets to be reduced to a gutter scrap about whether a drunken 17 year old groped a girl at a teenage party. Where on earth doesn’t that happen? Did he actually physically hurt or rape her? No not even close.
Can you imagine if we all (and I mean all) get to be judged in later lives by what we did as drunken 17 year olds?
However, if that does indeed matter to you guys on that side of the pond then don’t try and kid yourselves he didn’t do it. It’s clearly obvious he did, if not then just ask the FBI to disprove it.
But what the rest of us don’t get is why do you give a damn?
Can he do the job he’s asked of ? As an adult has he ever behaved inappropriately?
Of course we all know the answer to my questions, no one cares anymore about the truth, they just want their tribe to win.
That’s the saddest thing about this whole circus, what we’re all really watching isn’t about a teenage party, it’s about the political implosion of a once great nation.

John September 28, 2018, 3:39 am

When Americans cast their votes in November they will do so in the privacy of a polling booth so need not fear repercussions from the #metoo crowd. And hopefully they will vote against the corrupt Democrats. The low point for me was when Senator Dick Durbin ruthlessly persisted in trying to force a beat up Kavanaugh to demand a FBI investigation.

In the land of the free, no one dares find fault with Dr Ford. Amongst many inconsistencies, she claimed a dread of flying yet later admitted without shame or embarrassment to frequent trips across the country and to various destinations in the Pacific. She’s a poor advertisement for quality higher education even at prestigious universities and reveals the danger of having “safe places.” How America allowed itself to be co-opted by this snowflake is another indication it’s days as The World Power are coming to an end.


Durbin, whom I’d never actually seen in action, came off as more of a jackass than I’d imagined him to be.

Let me put something out to you that NO guy on the prime-time circuit can say. It is this: Henceforth, it should be inferred that any man who says he believes that ‘something bad’ really did happen to Blasey Ford — just not an assault by Kavanaugh — is really saying he believes (as I do), that Blasey Ford has serious psychological problems. I also believe that the Democrats badly manipulated her to their advantage, creating in her mind a ‘planted memory’ of being attacked by Kavanaugh. So she really is a victim, although not nearly as much of one as Kavanaugh, who didn’t start this thing.

Talk to anyone who has been abducted by an alien and you will see not only that they totally believe it happened, they can furnish details that go well beyond what Blasey Ford has been able to provide concerning the 1982 assault. RA

John Jay September 28, 2018, 12:20 am

Is there now any doubt that DC has gone rogue, and that the Senate, once as prestigious as the Senate of ancient Rome has reached historic depths of corruption?
It’s members are a collection of characters right out of “Dr. Strangelove!”
Or perhaps a cross between W C Fields, and Fisk and Gould!

These are the same fools that have made it Government Policy to perpetually vilify and provoke an increasingly fed up Russia!
I hope Kavanaugh has the votes for confirmation to the Supreme Court!
Then at least some good will come out of the Roland Freisler style attacks on Kavanaugh.

Ben September 27, 2018, 11:31 pm

One thing is for sure: The left has shown that they hold the foundation of our justice system in utter disregard — have shown they believe not that a man is guilty until proven innocent, but that a man is guilty with no chance of being innocent. They have said this so incredibly loud and clear that no adult can claim they didn’t know what the left and their Democrat party stand for. So we’ll get what we consciously choose in November, for better or for worse.

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