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Friday, October 14, 2016

Appalling Days

Haven't been writing as the Diplowife has returned from Spain. As I feared, my housekeeping did not meet her standards; your humble Diplomad, therefore, has been busy vacuuming, cleaning mirrors, wiping dust, mopping floors, and throwing out garbage. I don't know how she does it. She walks into a perfectly clean room and immediately spots the two beer cans on the foosball table, the old sneaker on the ottoman, and the half-eaten submarine on the sofa. How does she do it? Anyhow, the two dogs did not escape her wrath either, and have been sentenced to bath row, with execution scheduled for tomorrow. She shows no appreciation for how I recharged the battery in the '66 Olds, had the oil changed in the Expedition and the 2015 Mustang, fixed a tail-light problem in HER Jeep, started the paperwork for the ten-day waiting period on a new S&W .44 Mag, cleaned my guns, ordered hundreds of rounds of ammo from Cheaper-than-Dirt, or even how I had a gun safe installed in my walk-in closet. All that passes unawares in Diplowife world!

All of the aforementioned drama has kept me from watching, listening or reading too much election coverage. That's fine. I, frankly, am sick of it all; it's all been said. There's nothing more to say. I have never seen such a concentrated and coordinated effort by the media, working as the armed wing of the DNC, to destroy politically and personally a candidate. The polls? Who knows? They're all over the place, and many of them are extensions of that effort to destroy Trump. So, who knows where the voters actually stand? Are there enough ignorant, anti-American, progressive sheep along with some electoral corruption out there to put the Hillary criminal in the White House? Perhaps so. I give up reading the political scene.

The stuff coming out almost daily from Wikileaks re Clinton should be enough to derail any campaign and launch a thousand criminal investigations. Nothing. The MSM is trying to ignore the incredible evidence of illegality and immorality by the Clintons and to fill the air with 30-year-old allegations of sexual advances by Trump. Contrary to some, I do not believe allegations of sexual misconduct should be automatically believed any more than allegations of any other misconduct unless backed up by evidence: Duke Lacrosse? UVA? Ring a bell? I have a hard time taking too seriously some of the women who have come forward four weeks before the election with tales of alleged "inappropriate" conduct by Trump decades ago. I must call BS. At the same time, of course, there is a near total blackout on reporting of actual misconduct, up to and including rape by Bill Clinton and the enabling actions by Hillary.

The whole thing stinks and I fear for our Republic as I never have before.

57 comments:

  1. If it's any consolation. I see very few Hillary campaign signs or bumper stickers even in the bluest neighborhoods of Portland. It's still mostly Bernie support here. The ones I talk to are either boycotting her or very reluctantly voting for her, and only because they hate Trump more. The ones that I know are enthusiastic about Hillary will never sway, even if Wikileaks drops video of her putting a pistol to Vince Foster's head. They will just say he deserved it.Fortunately that kind of support seems limited, and is nothing like what President Obama had going around here.

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  3. Which sexual predator do we want in the White House - Donald Trump or Bill Clinton?

    The difference is that if Donald Trump is in the White House, I feel confident he would not commit any additional sexual assaults during his time there. I do not have that confidence regarding Bill Clinton (in fact, I would bet money on the opposite outcome).

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    1. Does not Bill's multiple-enabler wife count as a sexual predatress too, or is complicity an abstraction too far?

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  4. Hypocrisy rules!!

    Copy and paste this into your browser.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGJIB5cO0cQ&feature=youtu.be

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  5. It is a very sad state of affairs. The West has reached Peak Stupidity, and many people now seem incapable of distinguishing basic right and wrong, or working out when they are being misled and used.

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  6. A true and depressing post, and a neat upsum by Brett above.

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  7. If the evil invalid wins, followed by a great financial collapse in 2017, how will the MSM manage to blame that on Trump? "It's all Trump's fault for not winning" is a bit implausible. I suppose they'll just blame it on W. Or the Republicans in Congress. Or awful Mr Putin: quick, quick, bomb him.

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    1. I think that is a realistic scenario. The bubble is almost there.

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  8. One of the most surprising media failures, in my view, has been the tale of The Assault in First Class.

    Why did the "assaultee" not touch the flight attendant call button, or rise and request a seat change, as opposed to wrestling with a grasping seatmate? First Class flight attendants are among the most attentive, obsequious living beings on the planet.

    It's a Case of the Dog That Didn't Bark. Holmes must be chuckling, somewhere.

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    1. I'd like to know the date and airline as Trump has had his own plane for many years.

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  9. So if after the election, it turn out all these accusations are false and manufactured to throw the elections, can those conspired to have these accusation make, those how prints these allegation be executed? They should be. Of not every cities in this country should be burn down.

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  10. So if after the election, it turn out all these accusations are false and manufactured to throw the elections, can those conspired to have these accusation make, those how prints these allegation be executed? They should be. Of not every cities in this country should be burn down.

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  11. Until now I've thought you were a pretty smart guy. Why in the name of God didn't you hire a professional cleaning service to come in and do the cleaning for you?

    Hope to see you back up to par soon.

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    1. I think on this one issue ... it would be worth spending a few bucks to make everyone happy ... LOL :).

      But then again, I know my own weaknesses, I am F- on cleaning, because I neither notice nor care when things are a shade messy. So the only way I can really have a successful relationship is to either have one with someone who loves to clean, or hire a cleaning service ...

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  12. "All that passes unawares in Diplowife world!" Because those are all expected chores!

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  13. To be fair, Trump doesn't make it exactly hard to give them chaff to throw (to debase him and distract from her), and he's done little outside of the debates to define her.

    Sie la vie.

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    1. As some have pointed out, they managed to do the same to Mitt Romney. I don't think you can find anyone more moral (even though he is a sleaze at in other ways). There was the dog on the car roof incident, the kid that got a haircut in high school and "binders full of women". Do any of those sound like a character issue?

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  14. Dip, I'm surprised you didn't know- you crush the beer cans & throw them behind the sofa; the dogs get the half-eaten sub. See? Most of your housework is done! (My dog would have got the whole sub, if I wasn't watching every second, she had me well-trained.)

    This morning I PROUDLY cast my vote for Donald J. Trump! He's the first candidate since Ronald Reagan that I support 100% without reservation, and regardless of what "dirt" the lying media throw.

    I sincerely hope that among my friends, relations and acquaintances there are NONE who would be so vile as to vote for Clinton. If there are, I hope never to hear of it; I'd rather think well of them than consider them unpatriotic idiots!

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  15. "The polls? Who knows? They're all over the place, and many of them are extensions of that effort to destroy Trump."

    With apologies for the self-promotion, a pollster knocked on the door yesterday, and this is exactly what took place. Note what he was after:
    http://datechguyblog.com/2016/10/14/when-the-pro-hillary-guy-knocks-at-your-door/

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  16. I must say, the Democrats have done an excellent job when it comes to making it possible for one of the most loathsome women in the country to become president.

    The Democrats have a serious battle plan. By defaming Trump, they're hoping to suppress voter turnout to the point Hillary can be elected with very few manufactured votes.

    Will it work? Who knows.

    By the way, I'm perfectly content to see the usual GOP weasels turn on the duly elected nominee. I'd be more worried about Trump if Ryan and company embraced Trump unreservedly.

    -Blake

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    1. Sometimes it is a good thing to see "who stands where"? Then you engage in the 'civil war'.

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    2. Agreed. Among the many consequences of this election, not least is that we know a great deal about people who previously managed to hide their full circle of allegiances.

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  17. DipII: SO glad to see you acquiring an S&W .44 Mag. I presume it's a Model 629, one of which I sold when I came back from Africa. As is usually the case in such moments, I regret having sold it -- a pistol that says unequivocally "STEP BACK". Do you reload? Like the .357 mag, the .44 mag is an extremely easy cartridge to reload, and doing so gives you amazing flexibility, from an accurate semi wadcutter target round that is very pleasant to shoot, to a full bore magnum that will stop most charging animals and humans in their tracks. I almost had the opportunity to find that out when hunting in the CAR one day. My Professional Hunter was in the lead as we were walking quietly through the bush. He stopped so abruptly I almost walked into him. Without looking back at me he motioned me to move quietly to his side. A full-grown lioness was asleep only 25 feet in front of us on the path. I was bow-hunting for plains game, did not want to shoot a lion, and did not want that particular one in any case. She sensed our presence and began to wake, took one look back at us over her shoulder, then jumped up and took off in the other direction. It was only after putting the S&W back in my holster than I began to shake in my boots -- that was closer than I had ever wanted to be to a lioness.

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    1. wow... 25 feet?

      At that distance, if she'd wanted you, you wouldn't be here typing...

      Glad you made it!

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  18. *Everybody* is droning on about "inappropriate touching" and meanwhile we're stumbling toward a shooting incident/war with Russia.

    And should Hillary take her prize, our pace can only quicken.

    ***

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  19. For those of y'all as skeptical of the US TV Media, if you happened "to miss" this evening's ABC News broadcast they pulled a pretty funny juxtaposition.

    First segment featured "the you know what" Trump then, immediately following the commercial reported this:

    http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/abc-to-air-2020-feature-on-rolling-stone-rape-hoax/article/2604370

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  20. Learned Hand, the famous NY justice of roughly a century ago, once said that if liberty dies in the heart of a people, the best constitutions cannot save it. Perhaps we've reached the point where liberty is so little valued by most of the voters that they'll sell it for a promised economic security that will never materialize.

    It may also be the unhappy fact that our people have become so morally bankrupt that Shrill's criminality, corruption, and utterly loathsome idea that a child can be aborted at 8.75 months mean little.

    Worst of all, I'm of the mind that Shrill will prove to be a Nixon in pantsuits minus the international politics savvy and plus the MSM's willingness to let her get away with damaging the country's Constitutional machinery.

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    1. She will be "too female to fail". As a result, the media will make sure that her administration is *perceived* as a success... at least up until we are overrun by the hordes.

      - reader #1482

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  21. Read about more corruption allegations here:

    Copy and paste this link into your browser.

    http://www.finews.asia/finance/23198-1mdb-barack-obama-frank-b-white-jho-low-riza-aziz-leonardo-dicaprio-martin-scorcese

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  22. Hmnnn!!the first class arm rests are affixed..they do not raise...and I don't think that Braniff flew from DAL to NY back then...it always amazes me that the Clinton Cabal never does their homework on this kind of stuff..thank heavens!!! and that phony pix of Gloria A hugging that poor, poor woman...sob!!!!! she has crawled out from under her rock again...Pay Day!!!!

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    1. They don't care if the story falls apart. It leaves a residue in the minds of people who don't follow the news very closely.

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    2. That is correct. It does seem like anything/anybody associated with Hillary Clinton touches get destroyed though. We will never look at the State Dept and the FBI the same for a long time. Nor the mainstream cable news networks or the Justice dept. I guess they are going to have to hide Hillary for 4-8 years as well. Hard to govern that way. No press conferences, no real public appearances, just 4 years of fake photo ops or still pics from the oval office.



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  23. I'm in Abu Dhabi and I'm amazed at reading the local papers at how in the tank for Hiliary they are. Nothing but bogus pieces about Trump's opinions and positions and what bumpkins his supporters are.

    I'm at a loss here. I would think that the Gulf states and their media would support Trump rather than continue US policy of making Iran regional hegemon.

    Can anyone explain?

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    1. Seems to me support for Hillary is support for ready access. Need a favor in the UN? Simply send off $6 million to the Clinton Foundation. With Trump, one never knows what it will take to gain access.

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  24. Dip, would much appreciate your thoughts on the saber rattling against Russia. Is it not threatening war to threaten cyber attacks? This seems completely insane and reason to remove the nut job at the helm under that provision for a sick executive. Or at least for the military and intelligence people to make a united front against this.

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    1. Putin has taken advantage of Obama's weakness and now the Dems are saber-rattling to divert attention from their candidate's lack of qualifications.

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  25. This reminds me of Herman Cain's problem with accusations by women in 2012. The women went away when he got our of the campaign.
    My take on this race for what it is worth:
    Mrs. Clinton has stated that that Mr. Trump is “unfit for the presidency”. One could believe that based on her violations of national security, Mrs. Clinton is herself unfit for the Presidency.
    The experienced individuals that Mr. Trump has surrounded himself with, like Mr. Rudy Giuliani, General Flynn and Mr. Newt Gingrich, would not suffer a fool as President. If needed, our Constitution provides for the cabinet and Vice President to replace the President with the Vice President with the concurrence of Congress under the 25th Amendment, Section 4.
    Additionally, as Mr. Rand Simbery wrote on the Ricochet Blog, “. . . a President Trump will be on probation with both parties from the moment he takes the oath of office. He is not a black man, or a woman of any color, so the Republicans won’t have to worry about going after one of the victim classes . . . . He will operate within the Constitution, or there will be bipartisan desire to stop him, and few on either side of the aisle will have any qualms in doing so.”
    Mrs. Clinton has had no divisions in her party over her unsecured E-mail server and national security scandal; even Mr. Sanders is still supporting her. So why should anyone believe that the Democratic Party would help rein in Mrs. Clinton.
    Mrs. Clinton, like when Secretary of State, will fill her cabinet with party first yes people so expect no opposition to her actions.

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  26. As to the coming election and the future, I again refer to Churchill:
    "It is not given to human beings, happily for them, for otherwise life would be intolerable, to foresee or to predict to any large extent the unfolding course of events. In one phase men seem to have been right, in another they seem to have been wrong. Then again, a few years later, when the perspective of time has lengthened, all stands in a different setting. There is a new proportion. There is another scale of values. History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past, trying to reconstruct its scenes, to revive its echoes, and kindle with pale gleams the passion of former days. What is the worth of all this? The only guide to a man is his conscience; the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations; but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honour."
    Eulogy to Chamberlain delivered to the House of Commons
    James the Lesser

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    1. Thank you for this, James. What a fine quotation. I haven't read Churchill for a few years and it's time to study him again. In these dark times he is a lamp for our feet.

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    2. Thanks. If not a lamp a pretty good flashlight.

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  27. Oh memories, sweet memories a sarcastic refrain, for this:
    http://gop-tea-pub.tumblr.com/image/151930404357

    As it is, now older, much wiser, and not giving a damn about consequences of truth, remembering some incidents of youth, of being blamed with full innocence, I just don't believe nearly all women, any more, nor many men. Yes, more than many know, have been raped, (women, at least), and some women have interpretation and reality problem, but worse, far too many utterly lack integrity, ethics, truth, and honor, nor character. Way too many.

    But that's my learned knowledge. Yes, I did a study on it, in youth, and read more. Worse, saw a dumb male competitor, off the wall make a provably untrue accusation of me about of all things, my logged flight time, which I had 100% proof, of rounding it down, conservatively, let alone not faking even one minute. And I saw too many young women lie, then also when they grow up.

    Not everyone lies, but a large portion are too skilled, and I met one who was the actual definition of a 'pathologic skilled liar'. There's plenty more where she came from. I went to the cleaners on that one, just skilled deception regarding money, and though with a thorough clean record, I have scars of the mind. I find outstanding reason for thorough ironclad prenupts, always. Covering false memory, interpretations, and deceits and lies, at the bottom, and upward from there.

    Integrity, character, ethics, honor, something I grew up with as a youth, I find has disappeared, except in myth, since the evils of the '60s. Certainly the likes of the Alinskyites have promoted this all, displayed e.g. by Jonathan Gruber, Ben Rhodes, the whole democratic party, and the hussein regime, and to a giant degree with the podesta, hrc, willie triad of devils. So many things I had done under honor, opportunities of decades ago, exist only fondly, warmly, in my memory. A book alone I could write on honor, of the past....

    Someday, maybe I'll tell you how I really actually feel!
    I'll even tell you about Cherry Creek school district "white Privilege" survey, just mentioned on Fox, your new 'liberal news network'.......

    I think it all sums up with these, 'appallingly' that they are being illustrated, so sharply in reality:

    “Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves. - Matthew 10:16

    All the miseries and evils which men suffer from vice, crime, ambition, injustice, oppression, slavery and war, proceed from their despising or neglecting the precepts contained in the Bible. -Noah Webster -The virtues of men are of more consequence to society than their abilities;

    Democrats spectacularly lead in illustrating the latter, as they are clearly seen on video, as hating "G-d"

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    1. Oh, for perspective, I've accomplished some, and had the pleasure of shaking Ron Reagan's hand, dinner with a billionaire and his family, at least, friendship and acquaintanceship of a few international corporate heads, and other such notables, and involvement with many other mortals on down the line, even accidentally helping a couple prostitutes, in my time (turning down 'freebies as thanks'), in a stunning variety. Of course, much more to the good, I can't reveal, in public.

      In a long and varied life, have seen nothing like the current time. We seem at the edge of full takeover, by evil, as a nation. Partly already. No doubt! It's a delight to hear Diplomads adventures, with the fine Diplowife: As explained here wisely, sagely:

      An excellent wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels. - Proverbs 31:10

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  28. This is terrible, exactly as you say.

    What it is not is surprising.

    Will you delete this comment, too? If so, why? What can it hurt?

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  29. Appalling indeed, they really are, the democrats are criminals, see it on Hannity, by O'Keefe, now, tonight. They really are 'out to get you', and Assange, a new hero, and all of us, to be on their plantation!!!! See some here:

    "GAG ORDER: Wikileaks reveals WHO is trying to SILENCE Assange"…(who has become a hero, and is in serious danger of death, with one attempt already tried.)

    http://www.allenbwest.com/michellejesse/gag-order-wikileaks-reveals-trying-silence-assange

    See deeper, and read the comments too, here:

    https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2016/10/17/stunning-corruption-explosive-okeefe-video-being-blocked-by-fearful-corporate-media/

    Democracy, America, is fully under assault, by the criminal democrats, see Newt Gingrich's comments also, on Hannity, tonight, 10-17-16, who will be in need of support, under the thumb of the crooked Murdoch.

    So far, we are actually in a FULL ON, political WAR. You know it, I know it. Worse may follow, far worse could follow, with pure reckless amateurs currently playing in that 'garden of good and evil, fully engaged', fearing no consequences.

    G-d help us!

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  30. Mr. Amselem, Your defense of Trump has been inspirational if, alas, not as widely distributed as the in-cahoots MSM, DNC and Hillary campaign! I think you would enjoy a video posted on PowerLine blog (and also available on YouTube) where Trump, spoofing himself, buys a car and the 2 children inside. It's funnier than anything on Saturday Night Live!

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  31. It seems the Ecuadorian Embassy in London has cut off Assange's internet. Could it be there has been pressure, lest some unseemly revelations about Bolivarian Socialism or whatever they call their ideology come out? Or, pressure from the O administration?

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  32. Diplomad, who is this damn Patrick Kennedy that seems be part of the worst of DC?

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