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Friday, September 30, 2016

Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing. Starting with number five:

5. Keith Ablow

Keith Ablow

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Dr. Keith Ablow — a Fox News contributor who is best known for remotely diagnosing Vice President Joe Biden with dementia and suggesting that Newt Gingrich’s three marriages proved that he’d be as irresistible to voters as he was to his mistresses — cited an unconventional source in his latest column: the Unabomber.

Ablow cited infamous terrorist Ted Kaczynski as part of his case that the “political ‘left'” is “psychologically disordered — seeking to compensate for deep feelings of personal disempowerment by banding together and seeking extraordinary means of control in society.”

“Well, Kaczynski, while reprehensible for murdering and maiming people, was precisely correct in many of his ideas,” Ablow continues.

“I would rather be correct than politically correct,” the not-so-good doctor concludes. “And it is time for people to read Industrial Society and Its Future, by convicted serial killer Ted Kaczynski.”

Of course, this type of advice shouldn’t really be surprising coming from Ablow. He did, after all, co-author a book with Glenn Beck.

  • adler56

    Republicans are insane- anyone who needs more proof just isn’t paying attention.

    • GreginPottsville

      That is such a bold statement on a ultra left wing website Adler (Born Skooker). Where did you ever get the guts to type that?

      • Elisabeth Gordon

        So go back to Fox News then and read that ultra right wing-nut trash…oh, wait that’s right – you can read it right here….

        • BDC_57

          I notice they say what ever they want but if say anything about they go off like abunch of cry babys.

          • GreginPottsville

            I know liberals are open-minded and respect other’s views as long as those views are the same as the liberal’s.

          • howa4x

            It is the tealiban that is rigid in their thinking. They don’t want any dissent. so if you believe all this claptrap then I fear for future kids in your family.

          • GreginPottsville

            There is not much difference between the Taliban and Liberals. They both want control over everyone’s lives.

          • BillP

            And the Republicans only want pure freedom for everyone. I guess that’s why they spend so much time on women’s reproductive rights, restricting voting rights and of course repealing ACA (Obamacare to you).

          • GreginPottsville

            In California, if you kill a pregnant woman, you can be charged with double murder. Hardly a red state. I guess in those cases, the baby has a right to life. Hmmmm….
            Exactly whose right to vote is restricted?
            Obamacare is the biggest drag on the economy today, and it isn’t even fully implemented yet. Oh, by the way, people are still going to go without insurance and the costs are going thru the roof to pay for your beloved ACA.

          • BDC_57

            Quit your your lying it’s alot better then what we had when your beloved bush was in office so back your fox fake news.

          • GreginPottsville

            The only people who have it better now than when Bush was in office is the super rich.

          • BillP

            how about Florida removing pele from the voting rolls because they were felons, too bad that they weren’t. Also many elderly voters who dont have photo ids were turned away at the polls during the last election. Please tell how Obamacare is the biggest drag on the economy,just saying it doesn’t make it a fact. There has been job growth for the last 2 plus years, the stock market has rebounded greatly since Whas left office, housing doing better and consumer confidence is up, what a drag. California has reported lower premiums for health care now that the exchanges have been setup. You are condemning a program that has just started, you would have killed Medicare too I’m willing to bet. Enjoy your version of reality I will live in mine.

          • howa4x

            That is interesting and could only come for a republican. You are really in that bubble. Wasn’t it Va that wanted to force women to have a vaginal probe prior to getting an abortion? I think a few other states are considering that. Pretty invasive wouldn’t you say? Or how about Georgia where that want to pass a law that your undies can’t show above your pant line. All red states have laws forbidding same sex marriage. Why do you think it is ok for government to mandate who you can marry? Isn’t that kind of personal. Where are all the libertarians on this? Even the Marijuana laws are restrictive. Why should it be legal to drink alcohol which is a liquid drug, and not smoke a reefer? Isn’t that government over reach? The only thing liberals want is to have a sane background check policy to keep guns out of the hands of criminals and mentally unstable people. It is the red states that have more laws restricting people.

          • GreginPottsville

            If you only surround yourself with left wing sites for your info, I suppose it explains how un-informed and twisted your world can be.
            By the way, our Declaration of Independece says rights are given by God. It doesn’t say rights are given by Nancy Pelosi.

          • highpckts

            Please! God had nothing to do with our rights! Our “rights” were given to us by a group of men who were sincerely trying to form a government that would serve the people of this Nation in the best way possible! Quit blaming everything on God! The Constitution and the Declaration of Independence were NOT written by God! We as a “fair” people are bound to protect these man given rights but somewhere along the line, every party seems to think it is their duty to subvert or interpret these “rights” to their benefit! Pelosi, Boehner, Mitchell, Reid, to name a few, have no right to dilute these “rights” for their benefit! It’s not right or left wing anything! It’s about fair!

          • GreginPottsville

            Without God, there is no natural law.

          • highpckts

            Prove it!! I don’t deny God but how do you come to that conclusion??

          • highpckts

            And we aren’t talking about “natural” law! We are talking man made!

          • howa4x

            God doesn’t grant rights people do. Our laws are based on justice for all not just white people, or men, or one faith or another. In fact the Bill of Rights says there will be no national religion. It was written by deists who believed in a higher power, but were afraid of religion from seeing all the religious wars in Europe. God had nothing to do with it and in fact if everyone just followed their own religion there would be no violence or war and people would show mercy and kindness. Isn’t that what Jesus said. The 10 commandments were a code of life with out Pharaoh and tried to give people a way to live together with the rule of law. It was just a guide. If you believe god gave them to Moses, maybe you believe in the tooth fairy too.

          • GreginPottsville

            “that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights”

            from the Declaration of independence.

            Why do liberals always try to make fun of people who believe in God?

            I thought liberals were supposed to be open-minded and caring of others.

          • Russell Byrd

            We probably would have more respect if you really believed in God, rather than just using Him as a makeweight to defend your narrow-mindedness, lack of empathy, and bigotry.

          • PissedoffinAZ

            While I agree with the sentiment Greg, those words were written by MEN. Just like the Bible. Liberals do not make fun of people who believe in GOD, but people who believe in religion. Big difference.

          • GreginPottsville

            So liberals, by your own admission, make fun of people who believe in religion. That covers a whole lot of Democratic voters! OH, and that is so-open minded of you. I am going to keep your comment for examples of the liberal mindset. Thanks a lot my liberal friend. This is a treasure for the next election.

          • PissedoffinAZ

            No sense of humor either – another conservative lack.
            Let me be CLEAR for you Greg – I do not speak for all Liberals, or even most.
            I (personally) do not make fun of religion, but I do basically hold religions in disdain, as I find MOST of them to be self-serving, loaded with ridiculous dogma, and so far from my vision of “God” as to be worthless. This view began at the tender age of 7, and I only got smarter.
            Now, do I think religion is a bad thing for all? No. Some people need the support of a group, and I think the social aspects are wonderful. But I do not need others telling me what god thinks, as there guess is no better than mine, and I totally believe religion has NO PLACE IN GOVERNMENT.

          • GreginPottsville

            Nice try to cover your tracks. Your initial comment said it all. The second is a pathetic attempt to hide your true feelings. Liberals tend to be the most hate-filled, intolerant people on the planet. You are no exception.

          • disqus_il6KG9d3VM

            Hahahahaah, that’s a good one, Greg. Who wants the control over a woman’s body? I thought it was the Republican party. Keep talking so we can see just how backwards you have everything.

          • plc97477

            Which party is it that wants to decide what women do with their bodies?

          • PissedoffinAZ

            I have friends on both sides, Greg, and it’s the ones on the right that get all hot and bothered and say/post foaming-at-the-mouth angry stuff. I totally disagree with my righty friends, but I am never hostile or disrespectful to them, while I have been hit with the F-bomb and called senile, amongst other pejoratives.

          • GreginPottsville

            It’s amazing you say that, because you just described my liberal friends. But for some reason, my liberal friends, on top of everything you described about your conservative friends, my liberal friends are the only people I know who still use the “N” word to describe African Americans.

          • PissedoffinAZ

            Sorry, but I’m calling bullshit on that, or you don’t know what a liberal is.

          • GreginPottsville

            No need to be sorry. I know plenty of ignorant liberals. You may be just another one of the ignorant libs who live in a bubble.

          • PissedoffinAZ

            LMAO Greg. Sorry, but actual studies (not by libs) have found that the conservative brain rejects factual information that refutes it’s existing beliefs. S, enjoy your bubble of bliss. (Apparently , ignorance is…)

          • Guest

            If you think of those “Liberal friends” like that, they are not your friends.

          • plc97477

            We respect others views as long as there is some actual thought that goes into it.

          • GreginPottsville

            The only thoughts liberals respect are their own.

        • GreginPottsville

          Every news network on TV is slanted left or is far left except for one. And you are so worried about the only one that isn’t slanted left or isn’t far left. Paranoia?

          • Elisabeth Gordon

            Hardly – your ilk owns the monopoly on paranoia

          • TheSkalawag929

            Greg you sit right there quietly. Your friends in the white coats will be there in just a moment with your medication a to show you the way back to your room.

          • Elisabeth Gordon

            …hopefully, for greg’s safety, it’s padded….wouldn’t want anyone getting hurt.

          • GreginPottsville

            Wow, a liberal concerned for my safety. I am touched.

          • highpckts

            EVERY network is slanted to the far left? Seriously? ROFL!!

          • GreginPottsville

            No wonder you liberal sheep are so easily brainwashed. I suggest you re-read what I wrote, slowly.

          • PissedoffinAZ

            When your station is as far right as possible, yes, everything else appears to be “on the left”.

    • TheSkalawag929

      Or they are just as mentally broken as their frightful leaders.

      • GreginPottsville

        The problem with the Republican party is it tried to move to the center.

        • howa4x

          They can’t since the Base is unmoored from reality

          • GreginPottsville

            Take a look at the national debt. That is reality. Biggest threat to our national security according to Mike Mullen, former Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman. Liberals couldn’t care less about it. Now who lives in reality?

          • howa4x

            Really!! are you concerned about this? Where was your concern when GWB the last republican president, he was given a surplus by out going liberal Clinton. Bush II then started 2 unfunded wars, gave a tax cut to the 1% and an unfunded drug program to seniors? All done on a credit card. Plus not being done, he collapsed the economy and if there wasn’t TARP, which counted in 700 billion more in debt, the economy would have went into a severe depression. Obama who you blame for all this inherited an economy is free fall, the unfunded drug program and the winding down of the two wars plus the tax cut for the 1%. He did have to make a modest jobs program, 700 billion but since he has been president the debt is the lowest it has been since the early years of Bush. You need to take a course on economics before you start writing.

          • GreginPottsville

            You are telling me I need a course? First of all, re-read what you wrote: “the debt is the lowest it has been since the early years of Bush.”

            The debt, my slow learning liberal friend, is $16.7 trillion. It is now lower than what? Than when? What in the world are you typing about?

            I believe EVERYONE got a tax cut, with the poorest getting the biggest %.

            The sub-prime mortgage crisis was responsible for the economic collapse, which most level headed people blame Bill “I did not” Clinton for and which Bush tried to regulate but got shot down by Barney Frank and Chris Dodd.

            President Obama is in his 5th year. When was the last time unemployment has been this high for this long? Get with reality. No wonder Obama got re-elected. Too many uninformed voters out there.

          • nedclark

            WOW…you really ARE totally cluesless, aren’t you?
            The National Debt has been SHRINKING under Obama – from Forbes: http://www.forbes.com/sites/rickungar/2013/02/27/the-best-kept-secret-in-american-politics-federal-budget-deficits-are-actually-shrinking/

            Maybe ObamaCare will pay for your emergency Recto-Craniotomy…

          • GreginPottsville

            Uh, I won’t call you names, but there is a BIG difference between the national “debt” and “deficit”. I clearly was referring to the “debt” which is what the commenter above clearly wrote, but probably had no idea, like you, there is a major difference between the two. The national “debt” is NOT shrinking. And the only reason the “deficit” appears to be is because of that little thing called the Stimulus, that bumped up the “deficit” for Bush’s final year, but was actually in Obama’s months, so they can say now “see, see, we are cutting”! When in fact, nothing is being cut, as the “Debt” continues to grow out of control.
            I will pass on the Recto-Craniotomy. You probably are the one who needs it.

          • disqus_il6KG9d3VM

            You can’t teach the ‘Stupid party anything, ned. You tried and of course you are right, but it’s like talking to a brick wall.

          • plc97477

            except the brick wall doesn’t spout as much crap.

          • disqus_il6KG9d3VM

            Clue up, Greg, or get some facts. President took over a massive economic crisis. The debt has been dropping, the auto industry is alive and well, housing is recovering, stock market has recovered. Just so many things you don’t know. Why is that? Possibly too much Fox, and Rush. We’ve seen It before.

          • idamag

            I believe that a full depression was averted.

          • jointerjohn

            Greg, wake the hell up. The democrat party did not create the national debt. Democratic President Clinton was on track to pay off and dismiss that debt when his successor George W. Bush and his republican allies screwed that up.

          • TheSkalawag929

            The largest portion of the national debt we owed to our self.

          • GreginPottsville

            Then why not double it? Triple it? Heck, let’s just multiply it by 4, give everybody money! Yeahhhhhhh.
            What does it matter? What difference does it make?

          • TheSkalawag929

            When I say “The largest portion of the national debt we owed to our self.” You don’t have the slightest idea of what I mean. Do you?
            You just open your mouth and let the stupid flow freely out.

          • Russell Byrd

            Can’t “win,” so you trash the game.

            What difference does it make? Plenty.

            Is that spewing crap of yours relevant? No!

          • GreginPottsville

            No, actually I put that up there because most liberals don’t reason. They blindly follow the same old talking points and same old worn out ideas that haven’t worked in the past and won’t work in the future.

          • Russell Byrd

            Even with you ilk kicking and screaming, and obstructing all the way, what talking points and ideas have failed? Wouldn’t things have been so much better if you would work to make a better world, rather than just the mess you are comfortable with?

          • Russell Byrd

            Geez, re-spinning the same losing point. Pubs definitely don’t care about it. They are only interested in the debt as a means of bringing Obama to a standstill.

          • GreginPottsville

            Yeah, sounds like the same old dem talking points. Try some logic for once. If the debt is meaningless, why does Obama give any lip service to it? I know, it confuses libs.

          • Russell Byrd

            So when confronted with the truth, you just tell yet another lie to spin the conversation. I never said the debt was meaningless. Yet, it is not what is primarily destroying us. The American people have made it plain they want jobs. The Pubs have made it plain they will do anything not to provide those jobs. There are primarily two reasons for this. The first is to disrupt Obama, which they despise. And yes, much of this is just pure racism. Closeted maybe, but racism. The second is, giving the people a decent economy, decent jobs, and decent wages and conditions, will cut into their and their rich masters “take.”

            For you, logic is getting all you want, when you want it, and never a care about those you see as “untermencsh.”

          • GreginPottsville

            Allow yourself to, for just a minute, throw aside all your liberal myths. Now, government does NOT create jobs. They can only hinder job growth.
            Nice of you to bring out the race card. If you don’t agree with Dr Ben Carson, does that make you a racist?

          • Russell Byrd

            The race card will always come up as long as you are obviously racist. Trying to “scare” it away with your prattle will not make it so.

            As to Dr. Ben Carson, I do not know who he is. I am sure that, as always, you right-wing racists will pounce on a relatively obscure opinion of a relatively obscure individual to use as “proof” that all your conclusions are valid. Does not work except for the “legend in your own mind” types.

            As I looked him up to please you, I must come to this conclusion. You are using a technique that is known as “cherry picking.”

            You are taking the statements of one individual and applying these statements as generalities to describe an entire group of diverse people. Actually, the fact that you would use generalities to describe and discredit an entire group of people on racial terms, indicates that you are in fact a racist. You are just being a disingenuous racist. Pretty easy for anyone with an intellect to see through.

          • GreginPottsville

            You are nuts. Exactly what did I type that makes me in your eyes “obviously racist”. I find it funny being I am a white man married to a woman of color. I would pretty much say you just might be a closet racist, but I can’t be sure. But you can go ahead and lie, lie, lie. It seems to be the liberal thing to do.

          • Russell Byrd

            Oh, i pretty sure you are lying anyway. Even, if you were married to a woman of color, that really does not prove anything.

            Remember, you had to stir up this conversation, just to have someone to beat on.

          • GreginPottsville

            You wish I was lying, to cover up your racism. You were the dope that brought up race, not me. And my wife and in-laws are well aware of how liberals love to use race with no basis.

          • Russell Byrd

            I doubt you are even married. Everything you have said, is either a half-lie, outright lie, or bold face lie. Your sources are all so biased as to be examples of the word. Your entire personality, politics, and manner is only geared for confrontation.

            I have checked with several other posters, and I realize you have been trying to bait someone into an argument all day.

            You are just a pathetic excuse for a man. A sissy that has a dream of being a bully.

            So, now that I have had some advice from other less stubborn posters, I will leave you to play with yourself. i don’t think you can do that honestly.

            With July 4 on Thursday it is a shame to be reminded that such a vile, evil, anti-American must be indulged his citizenship.

          • GreginPottsville

            Mr Intolerant, I have been happily married for over a decade. I know the truth doesn’t fit your agenda, and it really doesn’t matter to me what you think. You call me a sissy with a dream of being a bully. What a nice thing to say about someone you know nothing about. You are too far gone to come back to reality. Funny thing is, I met my bride for the first time on July 4th, and it wasn’t in America. We celebrate that initial meeting in addition to our wedding anniversary, which is later this month. It is so nice to be married to a wonderful woman who happens to be more conservative than me. Life is great!

          • Russell Byrd

            You know, dirtbag, you are the troll that keeps posting your bigoted nonsense to a dead tread. You lie as fast as any Teapulblicon I have ever seen. You stirred this mess up and now you are not man enough to deal with the fallout of your own actions.

            I basically do not care, if sheheit is real, or if it is green or blue. I do not care if you are happy. You are a lying sociopath that hates your fellow man. You only came here to express your sense of superiority over those you see as not as worthy as yourself. Hmm, seems like a good general description for a racist and bigot.

            This is all the more tragic, since you are worthless. You are a troll that has no useful purpose here. You appear to have no useful purpose in life at all. Except, maybe to cheat and hate. Your tools are lies, misinformation, deceit, and bullying. You come to create division and interrupt the legitimate conversation of others. So, do not take it amiss if I tell you to eat shit and die!

            “Your” people must have never met an actual “Liberal.” How could they ever hear the truth being around such obnoxious garbage as yourself. Regardless of an occasional slip of the tongue, we are for the poor and disadvantaged, and we embrace diversity. You could not care less about them. You would peel the hide off their backs if you thought you could sell it. You may talk “oh so reasonable” to someone’s face, but you just size people up for how you can use them.

            I would feel sorry for you, because I think you may just have been born damaged. Yet, evil like yours must be stamped out if the world and the nation are to survive. You are poison and we must find, and use, an antidote to cease your hate and stupidity.

            Have a happy 4th of July, you treasonous bastard. Maybe, on the 5th you will not only grow up, but you will become a real American. Swill a few cups of that shit tea you are so fond of, just for me.

          • GreginPottsville

            Wow, now you call me a dirtbag, then go on another hate-filled rant. I haven’t wrote one lie, and that drives you nuts. And you know it. Then you say I am worthless. That is amazing. I guess you suppose I should just die. You say I lie so many times yet you haven’t come up with one lie. Interesting a liberal repeats the same thing over and over, hoping it is true. Sorry Charlie. You seem angry. I expect that from a liberal. And you go on to say I was born damaged. Typical liberal who claims to know so much yet knows nothing about me.
            Thanks for wishing me a happy 4th yet calling me a treasonous bastard in the same line. Very liberal of you. Thanks for being so accepting of others.
            I don’t drink tea. My wife, who happens to be a conservative minority, does though. I will share with her your well wishes and all your name calling and your pathetic attempt to call someone a liar when you in fact lie in every post. You certainly don’t help the cause of your fellow “progressives”. Your latest rant is a primary example of the current liberal. Thanks for reminding us all how hate-filled and intolerant you are.

            PS, I don’t hate any man, or woman. You liberals have a monopoly on hate.

          • Russell Byrd

            ” haven’t wrote one lie, and that drives you nuts”

            Even you had told any truth, then we would not have had a disagreement. As I have said, you are just a troll.

            And every word I said was true. If you would stop trolling, then I would not need to know anything further about a dirtbag i do not want to know anyway.

            So my post stands as is. Refer to my earlier post.

          • GreginPottsville

            Everything I typed is the truth, yet you typed I lied about 20 times or something like that. I do know if it doesn’t fit the liberal agenda, liberals will ignore it or brand it a lie.
            And you go on to say every word you said was true. Yet you say I lie about my family, spouse, etc. You say I hate all men or something like that. You called me a racist. You said a whole lot of lies yet you say every word was true. That logic is deranged!
            You managed to call me only 1 name (dirtbag) in this post. You are improving your tolerance I see. If you cut back on your lies and name calling, people might take you somewhat seriously.
            I have a lot to get done today, so I will wish you a Happy 4th.
            Good day.

          • Russell Byrd

            Our resident troll, GreginPottyville says, “blah, blah, blahblah, blahblahblah, blah, blah, blah . . .” using his best, well-practiced, lying techniques to belittle and bully his fellow man.

            Have a happy Fourth, dirtbag. . . .

          • Russell Byrd

            Your first statement is a joke. You use an untruth as a basis, then make a “logical” conclusion that makes you uproariously happy in spite of the fact that it is false. We both know that government gives incentives for growth and job creation, even though they do not actually hire. We both know that your Pubs will do anything to make sure that does not happen.

            So since you won’t, I will answer the questions for you.

          • GreginPottsville

            Do you mean like Solyndra?

          • Russell Byrd

            So that is a name you know. So they took government money. About 80% of SBA loans go south every year. For other government incentives, the bad outcomes are nearly the same. And though some investors surely supported Obama, many of them did not.

            Once again, you try to make something that is not an Obama problem, Obama’s fault. LAME. And that makes you out to be a liar. Of course, when you drink your news in a “tea” cup, then most anything is possible. Must be some LSD in that tea.

            So keep trying, bully. You picked the wrong guy to try to fit your BS on.

          • GreginPottsville

            You are truly an idiot. I haven’t lied about one thing, yet you continue to say I lied. My in-laws are people of color, yet you say I am lying there too. What a joke your arguments are. I bring up facts, you bring up name calling, drug use, etc. If you can’t beat the argument, make up lies about someone you know nothing about.
            By the way, the execs at Solyndra gave major bucks to the Obama campaign. Funny how nobody knows where the money went they got from the Obama regime. Obama trying to pick winners and losers in the market is funny, but sad, because it costs us, the taxpayers, and it also is crony capitalism at its best.
            Now you must be really angry. I can’t wait to see what names you call me now!

          • Russell Byrd

            Not angry, just disgusted that garbage like you breathes free air, though you only believe in freedom for the elite bully.

          • GreginPottsville

            Gee, not only are you a racist, but you want people who disagree with you to die. What a fine liberal you are.

          • Russell Byrd

            As for Liberal myths, I do not have any. YOU do have very vile and untrue myths. Therefore, you mistake that everyone else must have them to.

            As we have discussed in the past, I use information to form my opinions. NO myths there. My mindset changes every time it is in conflict with fact and truth.

            On the other hand, you merely seek the nearest information (i.e. “misinformation”) that reinforces your preconceived notions and prejudices. In other words, if it “works” for you, it’s got to be true. That is also the general basis for racism and bigotry. By DEFINITION.

          • GreginPottsville

            Once again, you are a pile of lies. One family picture of mine would shock you.

          • Russell Byrd

            You mean there will be humans in the picture with you. Well, I am a big boy and I can take it. Actually, you may be married to a woman of color, but that does not guarantee you are not a racist. That is a false assumption that is not based on the observable facts, which would lead someone to believe otherwise.

          • GreginPottsville

            Still trying to cover-up your racism I see. keep digging

        • Elisabeth Gordon

          …the center of what? The local insane asylum?

          • GreginPottsville

            People thought Reagan was crazy. He turned out some votes, didn’t he?

          • nedclark

            But that proves nothing…except that millions will vote for an affable idiot… (GWB being Exhibit 2)

          • GreginPottsville

            Hence, the low-information Obama voter.

          • idamag

            My laugh of the day. Good one.

          • Isabel Herron

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          • DurdyDawg

            Nit-Wit..

        • TheSkalawag929

          When I read comments like yours the picture of a certain kind of clock comes to mind.

    • plc97477

      I have come to the realization that the reason they are against gun control is they know they could never pass the background check since they are all crazy.

      • BDC_57

        no the only reason that they didn’t pass it is because the people that did not want the back ground checks could not pass them because they were criminals.

      • GreginPottsville

        Isn’t that stereotyping?

  • Elisabeth Gordon

    I remain astounded at these idiots…they have absolutely NO coherant thought processes…they are ignorant, self-absorbed conspiracy theorists ~ I will never understand how they have any audience other than those of us who come here for our weekly dose of comic relief.

    • GreginPottsville

      That is mighty Christian of you.

    • GreginPottsville

      Are you still telling lies? Because the other day, everything you put out was a lie.

    • Russell Byrd

      I guess you already noticed that GreginPottyville is only a troll bent on stirring up trouble. No coherent content whatsoever. He has been trying to engage me as well. Days after this thread went cold. I do not know whether to feel sorry for a guy with such obvious mental issues. Of course, being nuts, and uninformed, and ignorant, and, well, . . . etc., seems be the Teapublicon’s stock and trade.

      • Elisabeth Gordon

        Russell – yes, indeed – he attempted to taunt me again this a.m. with accusations (calling me a liar, etc) – I did not respond and will not as I might as well talk to a 1 year old child…he is arrogant, obsessed, completely mis-informed, and…oh wait …all the Rethugs are – so at least he conforms to a social norm….LOL – albeit one that I could never be….Happy Fourth! God Bless America…and remember to give thanks for living in the USA and for NEVER having to say “President Romney! LOL

        • Russell Byrd

          Thank you for responding. I hope you and all your family have a safe and happy Fourth. God Bless America. Especially a “Romneyless”America.

  • JDavidS

    Five cases of seemingly “collective” insanity… Enough to leave one speechless.

    • GreginPottsville

      And the current scandals with respect to the Obama Administration isn’t insanity?

      • JDavidS

        The only “scandals” are the ones the RepubliCONS/Tea Clowns fabricate. That’s the insane part.

        • GreginPottsville

          Nixon resigned because of Watergate. More people died in Ted Kennedy’s care than Watergate. You think the current scandals are minor. You are a fool.

          • JDavidS

            Learn to read…I didn’t say they were “minor”. I said they were fabricated by clowns like you. The gullible ilk…ones who’ll suck anything in as long as it’s spoon fed to them by such “luminaries” as Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck or Forrest Trump.

          • GreginPottsville

            As I read your latest trash, I remember that crooked finger pointing at me on TV and the voice saying “I did not…”

          • JDavidS

            Whatever gets ya through the night, there Skippy. Incidentally, you seem to be trying to spin Nixons’ resignation into something “honourable”. Nixon only resigned because he was about to be impeached. Now, unless you want to go listen to that gasbag Limbaugh, go play with your crayons.

          • GreginPottsville

            You seem angry. No surprise though being the true liberal you are.

          • JDavidS

            As I am a “liberal” you don’t find it surprising that I’m “angry”? First off, sport, I’m not angry. I simply find conversations with those of your ilk tedious. And secondly, you want to paint “liberals” as angry? Have you ever actually listened to the right-wing(nuts) diatribes? Limbaugh, Beck, Bachmann, any of the Tea Clowns, Perry, Akin et al? Not only are they angry (it’s amusing watching gasbad Limbaugh turn beet red), they’re verging on the ludicrous, what with magical vaginas, legitimate rape, self-deportation, the 47%, Rove going nuts on Faux Noise on election night… the list goes on. But then, mental myopia seems to be a fairly common condition among the right.

          • GreginPottsville

            May God bless you and give you what you need to get by.

          • JDavidS

            And you. Stay safe.

          • BDC_57

            he does sound like a little kid doesn’t he

      • highpckts

        NO scandels to be found even though Issa tried so hard!

      • old_blu

        You must mean one of the 40 or so “scandals” that still haven’t been pinned on anyone like you would want them to be. Huh?

        • GreginPottsville

          Nobody in the Administration knows anything. But they will get to the bottom of it. Yeah, right!

          • old_blu

            Yeah, Greg hold your breath, At least you’re not like most of them yelling “IMPEACH, IMPEACH. That’s when it gets funny.

    • plc97477

      The part that should leave one speechless is the fact that this group is just 5 of many.

  • howa4x

    What would comedians talk about if it weren’t for these clowns. The scary think is not that they are saying it, but people believe it. So no sex ed or condoms. Let’s let kids figure it out by themselves.. Oh by the way they do and that is why we have teen pregnancy

    • GreginPottsville

      Yeah, find 1 teen who doesn’t know what a condom is. You are the clown.

      • howa4x

        Not a clown just worked in Public health for 34 yrs and there is more ignorance about condoms than you think. This is why we had the AIDs epidemic. It spread through unprotected sex, as well as a teen pregnancy problem, that spread the same way. If every person knew about condoms there would be no need for abortions and it wouldn’t be an issue. But it is an issue because of unwanted pregnancies of people who didn’t know about or wear them
        It is you who is the clown and live in the right wing bubble.

        • GreginPottsville

          #1,Free love, #2 the pill, #3 condoms in school, #4 the family. The first 3 destroyed the fourth.

          • howa4x

            Really?? Just that? Not the drug problem, or alcoholism? How about domestic violence? Or losing your job? Divorce? Chronic illness? None of those?
            Wow being against free love, you must really be an uptight person or religious zealot. Hey get over it. People are going to have sex, especially kids. Now we can pretend that they aren’t or protect them from unwanted pregnancy. When my kids were 13, I told both girls and boys about condoms, not just for protection against pregnancy but from disease. It didn’t wreck my family and none of them had an issue stemming from not wearing one.
            I truly believe the red states should live the way you want to. Want to have all the guns you want, go ahead. Want to ban everything sexual, go ahead, want to stop same sex marriage go ahead, be against science fine with me. Don’t want to provide health care, that’s fine too. I’m for states rights just like you. And when the mass migration of young people leave because your life is far too restrictive, don’t come knocking

          • GreginPottsville

            Uh, did you know there was more drug use in the 1920’s than now? Alcoholism has been around for centuries upon centuries. It isn’t exactly a recent problem. There were no chronic illnesses in the 1950’s? News to me. Who is against science? I don’t know anybody that is. Do you? I do know liberals fall for “phoney” science to advance their agenda. Do you actually think President Obama believes 100% in man-made global warming? He couldn’t give a hoot. It is all political.
            I am glad you have a wonderful family. I am truly blessed to have a wonderful family as well. My wife and I will continue to raise our family to the best of our ability. There is probably one big difference between your marriage and ours. We understand that sex is not for our own personal pleasure. My guess is you think it is.

          • Elisabeth Gordon

            wow – I feel for your children…

          • GreginPottsville

            Now you go after my children. Real classy liberal you are.

          • Elisabeth Gordon

            The party you so obviously affiliate yourself with thinks NOTHING of dis-enfranchising all children once they’re born…SAVE the fetus…”eff” the child….it is a pity that your ilk raises their children with such “Christian” based morality….

          • GreginPottsville

            First you go after my children, then you say Republicans dis-enfranchise children. What in the world are you talking about? How exactly does the Republican party “dis-enfranchise” children? Can you give examples or do you just want to call people names? I will tell you I know a bunch of brainwashed liberals but this is the first time I heard of Republicans “dis-enfranchising” children.

          • Elisabeth Gordon

            First of all Greg, you just called me a brain-washed liberal, so I would respond by saying, who’s calling who names. Secondly, if you haven’t paid attention enough over the years to notice that the very same people who scream “pro-life” from their lofty pulpits and then once the child is born these VERY same people (Republicans) cut every program that helps these children that they insisted must be born. I would say that you have your head in the clouds, and I would say that your brain has clearly been washed enough..

          • GreginPottsville

            Please, re-read carefully. When you slow down, you will notice I didn’t call you a brainwashed liberal. I said I know a bunch.
            No, I really don’t know of any anti-baby legislation. Nor do I know of any anti-child legislation. I asked you to provide examples and you couldn’t come up with one, yet you say Republicans “cut every program that helps these children”. So you must have a lot to choose from, if “every” program was cut that helps children. Please, help me out. Do you know one child personally that has been “dis-enfranchised” by Republicans?

          • Elisabeth Gordon

            It is sad indeed, that in the richest country in the history of the world, one political party claims America is too broke to strengthen anti-poverty programs that are the most miserly in the developed world, and yet have no qualms heaping more wealth on the richest Americans. The Paul Ryan Heritage Foundation deficit-reducing budget includes a nearly 15% tax cut for the rich while slashing domestic programs and social safety nets because “we can’t afford to subsidize the takers” because it burdens the wealthy. The so-called takers, a term Ryan lifted from his heroine Ayn Rand, are already working, if they can find employment, at poverty-level wage jobs and would jump at the opportunity to make a living wage, but no Republican over the past four years has lifted a finger to propose, or support, any job creation bills because they claim America is broke. However, America is never too broke to help the rich.

          • GreginPottsville

            It is sad for sure, under Obama, the rich are getting richer. He does take care of those at the very top. I am still waiting for you to name one program that Republicans cut that dis-enfranchises children. Reminder “(Republicans) cut every program that helps these children.” I asked you to name one. You sure have wrote a lot since then yet never answered the question. I don’t know why I wasted my time asking if you knew one child personally that was dis-enfranchised by Republicans. You can keep typing away and not answer the question. You tried to make a point, and couldn’t back it up.

          • Elisabeth Gordon

            House Republican Cuts for Kids by the Numbers:
            280,000 free lunch for low-income children
            Tax credits for working families of 5.5 million low-income children
            Foster care for 451,000 children in 36 states
            Child abuse prevention for 640,000 children in 30 states
            shall I continue?

          • GreginPottsville

            280,000 free lunches cut? When was that signed into law? I remember Al Sharpton saying something like 1.4 million kids will starve. Do you know anyone that starved from a bill that never passed?

            Since when did the EITC get cut for 5.5 million low-income children? I don’t remember Obama signing that one into law. Do you? And what children aren’t low income? Aren’t there child labor laws?

            Foster care for 451,000 in 36 states, when was that signed into law?

            Child abuse prevention cut, when was that signed into law?

            Remember:

            “(Republicans) cut every program that helps these children.”

            Which program was actually cut again? I just need one. Keep trying.

          • Elisabeth Gordon

            The House Agriculture Committee, for example, could have found savings by reforming subsidies to wealthy farmers. The House Ways and Means Committee could have found its savings from closing tax loopholes for oil companies. But both committees decided that services for our most vulnerable children should be first and foremost on the chopping block.
            Have a nice day, make sure you don’t enjoy sex and keep on with your denial…you’re very good at it. buh bye!

          • GreginPottsville

            Sex is a gift to your spouse.
            Do you really think the poorest of the poor were not going to get school lunches? Are you that naïve?
            I will ask you again, do you know of one, just one child that has been “dis-enfranchised” by cuts to a program by Republicans, or anyone for that matter?

          • Elisabeth Gordon

            Here’s one of yours Greg, “We understand that sex is not for our own personal pleasure. My guess is you think it is.” Then later on you say “Sex is a gift to your spouse”. OK, so let me get this straight…you give your wife a gift…what does she give you? Who enjoys the gift? Her? You? both of you? Oh, wait, that’s right it is not for your collective personal pleasure…WOW…just WOW!

          • GreginPottsville

            I would never expect a God hating, sex crazed liberal to understand. Giving of yourself doesn’t translate well in the left wing mind.

          • Elisabeth Gordon

            Now you’ve crossed over the line. I do not hate God! how DARE you say that…. I have not brought up God in any of these blogs. Secondly, you freak…what could you possibly know about my sex life or lack thereof….you are the one that brought sex into this discussion, now I have just two words for you….buzz off…I am through with you and your ilk….keep voting Rethuglican as long as you want…thankfully, the MAJORITY of Americans are WAY smarter (twice now) and much more polite. Good day.

          • GreginPottsville

            You see, generalizing someone doesn’t translate well when it is spun on you, does it? Maybe you should re-read your comments and take your own advice. You sure took the bait.

          • Elisabeth Gordon

            you’re a sanctimonious little jerk…and I am quite sure your wife knows it….now go eff yourself –

          • GreginPottsville

            Awwww, another veiled curse word from the tolerant left.

          • plc97477

            After WOW…just WOW! what else can be said. Makes me want to reach for the sign on the cross, and I am not that religious.

          • GreginPottsville

            I am still waiting for an answer to:

            “(Republicans) cut every program that helps these children.”

            Which program was cut? What children have been “dis-enfranchised”? Because, if there is a child in my state that is about to starve because of Republicans, I need to know so I can help.

          • Elisabeth Gordon

            Even in a solid blue state like California, Republicans suggested cutting food, healthcare, and housing assistance to families with children who underperform in schools starved for funding, while affluent schools are lavished with million-dollar artificial turf football fields and Olympic-quality aquatic facilities. The reasoning, if one can call it that, is always that more affluent students deserve finest schools, athletic programs, and extra-curricular facilities because they are “the best and brightest” and have a better chance of achieving success than their underprivileged counterparts.

          • GreginPottsville

            “(Republicans) cut every program that helps these children”

            You wrote that. I asked you to name one. You about typed a small book since, but have yet to answer that one simple question to make your point.

          • BDC_57

            He don’t have head in the clouds it’s up his ass.

          • Elisabeth Gordon

            It amazes me that he knows so little about the party he so clearly affiliates with…or is it just more Republican denial? They think that if they deny their hatred for poor Americans and most importantly children then it must not be true that they work daily at dis-enfranchising them….I’m through with him…you can’t talk to people who deny the facts.

          • GreginPottsville

            I asked you for one example of where Republicans “dis-enfranchised” children. You sure wrote a lot in reply and yet never answered the question. There is not one law you can name on the books that Republicans… well, in your own words,

            “(Republicans) cut every program that helps these children”
            You about wrote a book yet never made your point.
            .
            By the way, I don’t hate anybody. We leave all the hating to the liberals.

          • BDC_57

            he don’t have any clues whats going he talks punk ass teenager

          • howa4x

            To me the breakdown of the family is caused more by technology than anything else. Families are bombarded by all types of media on a 24 hr basis and that changes people and makes them more discontent. It is harder to promote family values when the media makes jokes about it. Look at the shows, parents are cynical and kids do what they want. There is a glorification of violence and sex is everywhere. This to me is making society what it is today

          • GreginPottsville

            I agree with you totally. Sex is not valued anymore. We try our best to have a family meal EVERY night, not just Sundays. You rarely see that. Kids do what they want because parents either don’t care or are afraid to get arrested. The TV shows are terrible. All sex, no content. I can’t believe I agree with someone here. Thanks.

          • howa4x

            Just because I’m a progressive doesn’t mean I don’t have a value system. We made all our meals from scratch for our kids when they were growing up and spent a lot of time with them.

          • GreginPottsville

            Yeah, but your poking fun at people who believe in God only furthers the belief that progressives are snooty and intolerant.

          • howa4x

            That’s funny because it is religious people who show intolerance and there is a history of bloodshed to prove it. Go from the inquisition where 100,000 were tortured to death simply because they believed in a different religion to the Klu Klux clan hanging people of color with the symbol of Christianity on their robes, all to protect white Christians. All through history there has been murder in the name of religion. Catholics and Protestants fighting wars and burning each other at the stake, Crusades pitting Christians against Muslims and killing thousands all in the name of god. Or the holocaust where 6 million were put to death for believing another religion. Or more recently the Catholics and Protestants in Northern Irelands blowing each other up or Think of the Balkans where the Catholic Croats were at war with the Bosnian Muslims and the eastern orthodox Serbs. All killing each other in the name of God. Or the wars in the mid east where Sunni Muslims fight Shia Muslims to death or the Muslims fighting with the Jews in Israel all in the name of religion. All in the name of God! If all this is not intolerance I don’t know what is.
            You may call me a snob but I don’t have an issue about what religion anyone follows

          • GreginPottsville

            You lie because you just did.

          • DurdyDawg

            Nope, Ronnie Raygun destroyed the fourth. As for me, I’m really getting nauseous reading your tripe.. Why don’t you go visit Bobbo Livingston at his hang-out (the nat’l meme) I’m sure he’ll agree with every lie you spew.

      • awakenaustin

        He isn’t a teen any more, but your dad probably qualified.
        (Before someone writes me back and tells me I am a terrible person, I already know it.)

        • GreginPottsville

          I wouldn’t expect anything different from a liberal. One attacks my dad, another my children. Such nice, loving liberals.

          • awakenaustin

            Greg you are so like your friends. You start with distortions and overstatements and then when folks disagree with you, you insult them or get sanctimonious. If you want to play the game then play it. If you don’t, then stop coming on here. You can also stop pretending you are too good to play it or morally superior to those who play it better than you.

          • GreginPottsville

            I have no idea what in the world you are typing about. At least you didn’t insult my family this time, from what I can tell. Good boy.

          • awakenaustin

            Of course you have no idea. Therein lies the rub. All you have contributed here is your superior attitude.

  • ayungclas

    Was Beck dressed as a gay Boy Scout leader?

    • GreginPottsville

      Are you scared of people who look gay? That is quite open-minded of you.

    • plc97477

      I think you could be right. I knew there was something familiar about him.

  • coxel

    Dose the AMA have a review board? maybe they can review this guy from a far and take proper action.

  • JDavidS

    Beck in a Boy Scouts’ uniform… Auditioning for the Village People, no doubt.

  • Elisabeth Gordon

    There’s a guy on here named GreginPottsville…he has nothing new to offer except the run of the mill conspiracy theories that he clings to with all his might when he wakes every morning and realizes his beloved Romney didn’t win against Obama…he is very stressed out, extremely santimonious and a general bore…oh, and he assumes things about peoples sex lives (people he has never met)…??? What is it with Republicans and sex, and rape and taking control of women’s bodies?….oh, and he shared with me that he and his wife only have sexual relations to procreate….it’s a gift he gives her….what a freakin riot !

    • GreginPottsville

      Well funny you lie. You took the bait on one thing, you do nothing but make fun of people you don’t know, and then you go on to write something about my sex life, which I never mentioned at all. OH, not to mention all of the assumptions you made about people you never met. Typical liberal. All hate.

      I understand you are really irritated that you made a statement about Republicans you couldn’t back up yet you tried and tried. I did learn one thing about a liberal, they will never, ever admit they made a mistake. Relax. Breath a little.

      • Elisabeth Gordon

        GreginPottsville howa4x • 3 hours ago

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        Uh, did you know there was more drug use in the 1920’s than now? Alcoholism has been around for centuries upon centuries. It isn’t exactly a recent problem. There were no chronic illnesses in the 1950’s? News to me. Who is against science? I don’t know anybody that is. Do you? I do know liberals fall for “phoney” science to advance their agenda. Do you actually think President Obama believes 100% in man-made global warming? He couldn’t give a hoot. It is all political.
        I am glad you have a wonderful family. I am truly blessed to have a wonderful family as well. My wife and I will continue to raise our family to the best of our ability. There is probably one big difference between your marriage and ours. We understand that sex is not for our own personal pleasure. My guess is you think it is.

        • GreginPottsville

          You throw out a lie above saying I said we only have sex to procreate. I never said that and I know why you “assume” I did because of your distorted views of religion.

      • Elisabeth Gordon

        Now who’s the liar…”.There is probably one big difference between your marriage and ours. We understand that sex is not for our own personal pleasure. My guess is you think it is.” – from your blog below 3 hours ago…short memory too apparently.

        • GreginPottsville

          “oh, and he shared with me that he and his wife only have sexual relations to procreate….”
          Exactly where did I say that, LIAR?

        • GreginPottsville

          Still scrambling to find something you “assumed” I wrote or just plain lied that I wrote it?

          • Elisabeth Gordon

            There are two reasons, that I know of, why people have sex – for pleasure or to make little human beings…You said that sex is not for your collective personal pleasure (referring to your spouse), so the natural assumption would be that if it isn’t for pleasure then it is to make little human beings…well, then there’s the third reason, I suppose (that rape thing that Republicans seem so fixated on) but I think it is safe to assume that you do not have to rape your wife…

          • GreginPottsville

            You lie again! Where exactly did I say, as you quote:

            “You said that sex is not for your collective personal pleasure”

            You really don’t get it, do you?
            First you say I said I only have sex to procreate. Which, is an outright lie because I never said that. Second, you say I said something else I did not.
            You are proving my theory correct. A liberal will NEVER admit they were wrong.
            Ya gonna keep digging that hole you are in? Or maybe if you lie some more…

          • Elisabeth Gordon

            here it is again greg – 4 hours ago from you in pottsville;
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            Uh, did you know there was more drug use in the 1920’s than now? Alcoholism has been around for centuries upon centuries. It isn’t exactly a recent problem. There were no chronic illnesses in the 1950’s? News to me. Who is against science? I don’t know anybody that is. Do you? I do know liberals fall for “phoney” science to advance their agenda. Do you actually think President Obama believes 100% in man-made global warming? He couldn’t give a hoot. It is all political.
            I am glad you have a wonderful family. I am truly blessed to have a wonderful family as well. My wife and I will continue to raise our family to the best of our ability. There is probably one big difference between your marriage and ours. We understand that sex is not for our own personal pleasure. My guess is you think it is.

          • GreginPottsville

            and where did I say I only have sex to procreate or where did I say it is NOT for our collective pleasure? You seem to have a hard time backing up your lies, OR you just have no idea and zero concept what it means to give of one’s self. My guess is, you are ignorant of the concept and really are not trying to lie, but rather cover your ignorance with lies.

          • Elisabeth Gordon

            Dude – you need a chill pill….leaving now…have a lovely evening.

          • GreginPottsville

            Thank goodness. Finally, your lies will cease.
            I wanted to mention one more thing, you were referring to me and Republicans being fixated on rape. I never, in any of my posts used the word rape, yet you used it 3 times to describe me or some fixation. Lady, I think you are the one fixated on it and really have some issues. I could chalk that one up as another lie, since the only time I typed the word is now.

  • GreginPottsville

    There is a woman on here named Elisabeth Gordon. She enjoys making assumptions and lying about what others type. She gets really worked up when you ask her to back up one of her assumptions, because she can’t. When she can’t back up her point, she goes on the personal attack road.

  • jointerjohn

    Every time I come up with a completely preposterous idea that I want to post to make thinking people laugh out loud, some elected republican beats me to it! The sad thing is they actually think it is serious.

  • Pamby50

    What can we say? It’s Texas. Instead of saying everything is bigger in Texas, we should be saying republicans are crazier. For a woman to say that a rape kit will clean the woman out, was just ludicrous. No wonder the state is 49th in public school education. They aren’t taught anything.

    • 4sanity4all

      And if Rick Perry makes any more cuts to public education, their politicians will only get dumber and dumber. I hope the growing numbers of Democrats in Texas find a way to make their votes count. I hope members of Congress get off their duffs and pass a law to prohibit gerrymandering structured to prevent votes from counting.

  • David L. Allison

    Lets all go trolling on their websites and laugh and make fun of them as they so richly deserve. These radical right wing intellectuals are stunning in their ability to make fun of themselves but I think we should all join in and tell them GreginPottsville sent us.

  • 4sanity4all

    Jodie Laubenberg actually thinks that rape kits are to get “cleaned out”?! What a stupid, stupid woman. These science hating, uneducated idiots ought to go back to elementary school and try again. Honestly, I think this weeks ‘week in crazy’ examples have hit a new low in ‘low information’.

  • idamag

    Geez, Texas, apologize to the rest of the world for sending him to Congress.

  • Farah is right! Once they take away the guns they’ll force you to become Gay!

  • Justin Napolitano

    The more they talk the less likely they will ever be taken seriously.