President Trump's First 9/11, Hurricane Irma, Hillary's 'Most Important' Mistake: A.M. Links


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    President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will observe a moment of silence at the White House for 9/11.

  • Hurricane Irma hits Florida. Hurricane relief efforts are underway in the U.S. Virgin Islands. France President Emmanuel Macron will visit the French Caribbean.
  • Steve Bannon vs. Republican leaders in Congress.
  • Hillary Clinton says the "most important" of her mistakes was "using personal e-mail."
  • Police in Portland say demonstrators at a march against white nationalism threw smoke bombs and other projectiles at them.
  • Pope Francis is in Colombia.
  • Twitter has a tweetstorm feature it hasn't released yet.
  • Rafael Nadal wins the men's U.S. Open.

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  1. President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will observe a moment of silence at the White House for 9/11.

    Twitter silence?

      1. You’ve been Fisted.

    1. Hello.

      “Hillary Clinton says the “most important” of her mistakes was “using personal e-mail.””

      She’s Chucky.

  2. President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will observe a moment of silence at the White House for 9/11.

    He will be Tweeting furiously throughout, however.

    1. Way to go for the obvious joke.

        1. Fist is your dad? This explains a lot. And makes my comment above a lot more troubling.

          1. All of your comments are troubling. We’re used to it.

            1. I use what you guys give me.

          2. All of the posters here are alts of either Fist or me. Fists all the good ones, I’m Dajjal and SIV. Which are you?

            1. Chipper, Crusty, and i are Tulpa.

              1. Oh yeah, I forget he’s also at the sock meetups.

  3. France President Emmanuel Macron will visit the French Caribbean.

    Those poor bastards already surrendered to Irma.

  4. Steve Bannon vs. Republican leaders in Congress.

    The fight whose participants everyone wants to see lose.

  5. Police in Portland say demonstrators at a march against white nationalism threw smoke bombs and other projectiles at them.

    Well, like police mom always said, you just throw smoke bombs and other projectiles right back at them.

    1. Remember, they’re MOSTLY peaceful.

      Why Charlottesville wasn’t considered that is baffling. Sure, somebody died, but MOST of the people were “peaceful”, right?

  6. France President Emmanuel Macron will visit the French Caribbean.

    Haven’t those islands suffered enough?

    1. You know who else has suffered enough before the French got there?

  7. [Observes moment of silence]

    1. Until the moment is observed it is in quantum flux, both silent and ear-splitting.

  8. Hillary Clinton says the “most important” of her mistakes was “using personal e-mail.”

    I’d have thought it was an amazing ability to not learn lessons from her mistakes.

    She is aware she FIRED people for doing less than she did, right?

    1. I’d have thought it was an amazing ability to not learn lessons from her mistakes.

      More to the point, it was learning the wrong lessons while passing the buck on any real responsibility for those mistakes.

      “Shattered” made a pointed observation that Hillary was relying on her campaign team to craft the message to be spread, not really understanding that the campaign’s message has to flow organically from the candidate. That her first instinct regarding her campaign slogan was to push “I’m With Her” showed the depth of her entitlement complex, and that her running for President was solely about her decades-long self-aggrandizement rather than any vision or devotion she had to the country as a whole.

      Her interview yesterday was a fantastic example of her overall lack of accountability and the extent to which her party has fully absorbed identity politics, blaming everything that goes wrong on white people.

      1. And I bet slagging on 40%+ of the voting population is a great idea.

    2. She’s probably right, but it was everything about Libya that cinched it for me.

      I’ve loathed Hillary since 1992, but I’ve loathed the Donald since 1986. In 2008, I actually preferred Hillary to the other guys. But after Libya, no way could I vote for the warmonger who lied the US into the conflict, cackled over the brutalization of its dictator, and then lied over and over again about Benghazi.

      The private e-mail system was really small change when compared to the fact that, when Hillary has opportunity, she is a murderous bitch.

      1. It’s called acting presidential.

    3. I saw her interview yesterday morning. The big takeaway was how she is still hanging on to to the “it was everyone else’s fault but mine” line. I guess it’s really hard to change after all these years.

  9. ‘France President Emmanuel Macron will visit the French Caribbean.”

    To find ways to tax it and blame Trump for climate change.

  10. Throwing smoke bombs? That’s cultural appropriation. And they won’t even notice the outraged ninjas.

  11. Sophisticated Europe wants ‘turnover tax’.

    Keep the class warfare rhetoric up and this is what you get.

    You end up with millionaire SJW assholes like Trudeau and Morneau looking to ruin small businesses because they need money….fast:…..-1.4282157

    Notice how they call a legal process as ‘loopholes’. They’re not loopholes; they’re legal perks for people having taken risks. Morneau is your typical left-wing jerk off with shell corporations and off shore accounts.

    1. Wow. So now Europe doesn’t just want to eat America’s lunch, they want a bite of the Apple turnover too?

  12. Steve Bannon vs. Republican leaders in Congress.

    Battle Annoyall

  13. OT: D.C. Delegate as Redskins Open Season: Team ‘Does Not Deserve to be Associated’ with Washington

    “The Washington football team name mocks and insults Native Americans and does not deserve to be associated with the proud and welcoming city of Washington, D.C.,” Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) said in a statement today. “By kowtowing to Daniel Snyder, the National Football League (NFL) is equally complicit in his team’s shameful use of a racist slur that has no place in today’s society.”

    “The team name will eventually change, so I urge Commissioner Roger Goodell ? and the NFL’s 31 other team owners ? to do the right thing and exert pressure on Mr. Snyder so that this embarrassing era in American sports may finally end,” she said.

    I propose the name “Washington Savages” or “Washington Injuns”.

    1. Team ‘Does Not Deserve to be Associated’ with Washington

      Few people have sunk so low that they do deserve to be associated with that cesspit.

    2. Imagine trying to get this back into the news cycle with the hurricanes and Trump’s daily absurdities

    3. Washington Noble Savages.

      1. Aw, c’mon: Washington Fighting Bureaucrats!

    4. They’re just upset because the Eagles took care of business yesterday.

      1. Anytime you can beat a Dan Snyder team is a good time.

    5. I propose “Washington Foreskins.” Appropriate because D.C. is so full of dickheads.

      1. “Washington Foreskins.” Sounds as though you’re trying to exclude the Jewish people… bigot.

        1. When the Foreskins go 0-14 the First Temple will be rebuilt in Israel.

      2. Is that what footballs are made from these days?

    6. Washington concussions.

    7. I’ve yet to figure you what Eleanor Holmes Norton does or why she is still in Congress.

      1. There’s an organization here in Norfolk called Hope House. They run a group home for adults with mental retardation and other severe cognitive disabilities; they also have a thrift store where some of their higher-functioning clients can go during the day to work, because everybody needs to feel that they have a purpose in life and are doing something useful.

        Congress is the same idea.

        1. I’d be more interested in those guy’s legislative ideas. At least someone would probably have fun.

          1. Last i heard they were calling for a high speed rail connection directly to the zoo and single-payer milkshakes at the diner across the street.

      2. She is still in congress because she represents a single party district, snd as a mere delegate she does not have to do all that much.

    8. I’m still pushing to get the basketball team back to their original name – Bullets. Maybe the football team could be the Arrows or the Tomahawks.

  14. Police in Portland say demonstrators at a march against white nationalism threw smoke bombs and other projectiles at them.

    It’s Portland. That’s what they DO there.

  15. “I don’t know quite what audience he was playing to, other than– maybe some, you know, right-wing commentators, right-wing members of Congress, whatever,” Clinton said.

    What is it called when you’re accused of playing both sides of the fence but instead of trying to please each side you’re angering each side. Comey, hopefully unintentionally, seems to have achieved this rare feat.

    1. He’s white and not apologizing for it so therefore Hitler.

  16. Rafael Nadal wins the men’s U.S. Open.

    I go to Reason for all my sports news. I wonder who won the Stanley Cup.

    1. I believe that was Lou Reed.

  17. OT: Bash the fasc even if the “fasc” is a practicing Jew

    Left-wing agitators have falsely labeled conservative commentator Ben Shapiro a “white supremacist,” in an apparent attempt to inflame tensions ahead of Shapiro’s speech at the University of California, Berkeley on Thursday.

    Shapiro, the editor in chief of The Daily Wire, is an Orthodox Jew and a vocal opponent of the alt-right and other fringe white nationalist groups. Nevertheless, Refuse Fascism, a group that has previously organized violent demonstrations in Berkeley, labeled Shapiro a “fascist thug” and “white supremacist” over the weekend.

    “Fascist thug [and] white supremacist Ben Shapiro is coming to UC Berkeley ? The issue is not ‘Free Speech,'” the group wrote in a Facebook post. “The Issue is Fascism.”

    The irony is truly lost on these people.

    1. Way to provide people who use “thug” in a racially uncomfortable way with an example of the word being used negatively to describe a white person.

    2. “in an apparent attempt to inflame tensions”

      Let’s not jump to conclusions, maybe they were attempting to be calm and collected.

    3. Being an “Orthodox Jew” is not, in of itself, inconsistent with being a fascist or white nationalist.

      1. I thought most Jews were pretty big on ethnic nationalism.

        1. Only Jewish people are allow to serve in any Israeli government position but its a Democracy.

      2. Maybe not, but I think “supporting free speech, and offering those who disagree with and hate you a forum to debate their ideas equally alongside yours in an open and honest forum” would be a rare professional choice for a fascist.

      3. Just as being amorous with chicken in the Biblical sense is not, in of itself, inconsistent with scarfing down some Bonchon.

    4. My guess is that Antifa probably has unflattering views of Jews anyway. I’ve noticed their one of the first groups all extremist groups choose to focus on.

  18. I, for one, will be glad when Governor Skeletor takes his cocaine fueled speed-stammer to the US Senate. There he and Rubio can battle for first in line to suck cock at 1600 PA Ave.

  19. OT: Rich, entitled white person blames white people for electoral loss

    Clinton said that she has wondered what happened ever since she lost to then-Republican candidate Donald Trump.

    Clinton added that “white people” happened.

    “[Trump] was quite successful in referencing a nostalgia that would give hope, comfort, settle grievances, for millions of people who were upset about gains that were made by others because?”

    “What you’re saying is millions of white people,” Pauley interrupted.

    “Millions of white people, yeah,” Clinton replied. “Millions of white people.”

    But she assured viewers: “I am good.”

    Kill whitey.

    1. There’s also this:

      Hillary Clinton said Sunday that she didn’t prepare a concession speech for 2016 presidential election.

      “I had not drafted a concession speech. I’d been working on a victory speech,” she told Jane Pauley in a interview that aired Sunday on “CBS Sunday Morning.”

      “I felt like I had let everybody down.”

      I still lol that she lost a rigged game.

      1. I laugh about that every time I see her ugly mug in the news.

        Even though the game is rigged, she still lost because of free elections. Another reason why Nanny-Staters like Hillary want to get rid of elections, juries, the Constitution, and any other check and balance to these life-long politician’s power.

        1. Lovecon ’89 has a mug at home with Hillary’s picture on it, just so when he asks his wife to pour him some coffee, he can ask for the ugly mug.

    2. Hillary, in her own retarded way, did us a favor by making it fully clear that her party is reflexively anti-white. Tony admitted a few days ago that Hispanics are now the party’s most important constituency, and because they’ve spent the last 40 or so years pandering to minorities ever since the New Left took over the Dems, they obviously feel that there won’t be any political fallout from openly blaming white people for everything that goes wrong. It’s basically the Howard Zinn philosophy as a party platform.

    3. “settle grievances, for millions of people who were upset about gains that were made by others”

      Yes, nonwhites made such enormous progress under Democratic rule.

      Thanks to Democrats, nonwhites enjoy quality education, communities free of violence, entrepreneurial freedom, excellent health care…the white racists must be seething with jealousy.


      1. Democrats once provided lifetime employment to black people, along with free clothes, food and housing? Then, around 150 years ago, Republicans took that all away.

    4. “What you’re saying is millions of white people,” Pauley interrupted.

      “Millions of white people, yeah,” Clinton replied. “Millions of white people.”

      Apparently she went bug-eyed when she said this.

      The woman’s lost it.

      1. What did she lose and when did she last have it?

  20. Yuck or yum? Swiss offer insect burgers of mealworm larvae

    The Swiss supermarket chain Coop, to a bit of domestic hoopla, has begun selling burgers and balls made from insects. It’s being billed as a legal first in Europe, a continent more accustomed to steak, sausage, poultry and fish as a source of protein.

    I wonder how these things taste with Swiss cheese.

    1. Or when will Fuddruckers offer them alongside their bison burgers…

    2. I’ll have mine with Casu Marzu

    3. Just give it a French name, sell it at high prices, and it will become a fashionable delicacy.

      1. Well, wear some tight pants, unbutton an extra button on your shirt, sprinkle a little glitter into your hair and go dancing at Kobalts.


        1. Glad that I had the foresight to buy the special button down “Who Farted?” T-Shirt.

  21. It’s like Hillary’s mission in life now is to provide an endless source of joy for everyone who wanted her to lose.

  22. Hillary Clinton says the “most important” of her mistakes was “using personal e-mail.”

    You did that on purpose. The mistake was letting yourself get caught.

    1. In the interest of precise verbiage, she didn’t ‘use personal email’.

      She ‘paid a friend to establish a completely unsecured homebrew server in her basement bathroom through which to conduct our nation’s State business, illegally circumventing both the FOIA requirements of the job, and the most basic of security protocols any 1st-week private working in a steel room would be liable to at the penalty of the law’.

      I guess that would have broken up the flow of the interview, though.

      1. ^^ This.

        I think it’s sad when people say “but her Emails”. They really don’t get it.

  23. Hillary Clinton says the “most important” of her mistakes was “using personal e-mail.”

    There is something about committing thousands of counts of at least a few felonies in order to avoid transparency while conducting pay-to-play operations, then lying about it and destroying evidence (also a felony…) that tends to turn people off.

    1. And the most amusing thing about it is that her own hubris wouldn’t allow her to own up to the mistake until long after the fact. Her people were begging her to show contrition about it and instead of heeding their advice, she acted all the way up to the election like it wasn’t a big deal, letting her proxies in the media make excuses for her.

      1. She has no respect towards honesty. She’s the kind of person that would lie to you about something as simple as a cough. We are just peasants, she’s ruling class. We are too beneath her for honesty.

  24. President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will observe a moment of silence at the White House for 9/11.

    Moments of silence don’t apply to tweets.

  25. In an exclusive interview, Hillary Clinton admits that her biggest mistake was being a gigantic crook.

    “And I’m not even a lovable crook like Bill,” she added, “frankly, I’m surprised I got as many votes as I did. At least I managed to stay out of prison.”

    1. “I mean, look,” she said, “the voters are willing to put up with a certain amount of shenanigans. But I really overdid it. In hindsight, I should have stood aside and allowed the Democrats to nominate someone more electable, like maybe a literal yellow dog.”

      1. I had a yellow dog when i was a kid. He was awesome, and he’d have made a great president.

        1. No offense to your dog, I was just referencing the term “yellow dog Democrat.”

          1. I know. My dog was constantly escaping and he loved to steal stuff. He’d have made a great president. Well, better than anyone who’s had the job in recent memory.

            1. Was his name Mr. Peanutbutter?

            2. Old Yeller?

  26. Police in Portland say demonstrators at a march against white nationalism threw smoke bombs and other projectiles at them.

    Anti-Fascist Fascist peacefully protest against freedom.

  27. “Hillary Clinton says the “most important” of her mistakes was “using personal e-mail.””

    And if you read the linked story, you’ll find out she lost because of sexism, racism (she’s 1/4 Indian, right), the Russkis, , bad lunar allignments, navel lint, toe jams, and so forth. According to her.
    It WASN’T her! Nope, not at all!

  28. Hillary Clinton says the “most important” of her mistakes was “using personal e-mail.”

    I like how she phrases it so as to imply that she’s being unfairly persecuted for checking her Hotmail account on occasion.

    1. Right. It’s totally fair to persecute people who still use hotmail.

      1. Both of them?

        1. I still have an address. So suck it lamers.

    2. It’s fun watching her buy the media spin.

  29. The continuing Myanmar military operation against the minority Rohingya people appears to be a “textbook example of ethnic cleansing,” the UN human rights chief said Monday. [** Autoplay, CNN **]

    I’m not sure which is more troubling, the plight of the Rohingya people or the fact that the UN Human Rights Chief/Council apparently has an ethnic cleansing textbook.

  30. OT: Math is heartless

    “When it comes to federal spending, one thing has become clear over the past month. Republicans and this heartless president, they think about budgets in terms of dollar signs and decimal points, but as I’ve said over and over again, budgets are moral documents. They put on paper the principles and the priorities of the nation,” Lee, a member of the House Budget Committee, said during a press conference on Tuesday held to show support for lifting the FY2018 domestic spending caps.

    “Your numbers are no match for muh feelz.”

    1. They will need to seek compromise and consensus if they are going to govern, which of course is their responsibility as the majority party,” he said. “That means embracing parity and working with Democrats to keep the government open and avoid default.”

      Yea, Team Blue knows all about compromising and working together…

      1. They started using the phrase “budgets are moral documents” after the famous poll after the 2004 election which purportedly showed that “values voters” supported Republicans. So the Dems huddled with the pollsters and decided they had to show they had values.

  31. Bracelets for Men That Complement Any Outfit

    Approval of carpal decoration took off in 2012 when, according to the shopping site Mr Porter, “the sale of men’s accessories skyrocketed, spearheaded by what was then a new trend for men’s bracelets.” Haute bohemians in the pop-cultural community have led the charge: Kanye West, Channing Tatum, David Beckham?you cannot swing a mesh chain without hitting a star who does not favor the style. Most, moreover, find ways to wear them that are more varied, more interesting, and less overdone than the gaudy pirate mode favored by Johnny Depp.

    The rules used to state that you should never contrast the beach cool of a bead bracelet with the formality of a business suit. But even those have begun to erode. For instance, I’m sitting here looking at a KitchenAid advertisement in the current issue of a food magazine. The ad is clearly making a pitch to self-styled rebels: The model is wearing a beaded bracelet and a leather wrap bracelet on one arm while the other bastes a hunk of meat in a Le Creuset pot with red wine?brace yourself for this hedonistic vision?poured straight from his glass. “It’s your playground,” the marketing copy proclaims. “You make the rules.”

    And it’s about damn time.

    1. Hey, the 70s called…and said they had much more manly bracelets for men.

  32. Hillary Clinton says the “most important” of her mistakes was “using personal e-mail.”

    The neocons highlights another:
    Clinton Was So Confident of Victory She Bought Second Home in Chappaqua to Accommodate White House Staff

    The New York Post reported last year on the Clintons paying $1.16 million for the three-bedroom, ranch-style home next to their house in Chappaqua. The newspaper’s source said at the time it was thought to be a weekend retreat for their daughter Chelsea’s family.

    In an interview from her home on the CBS program “Sunday Morning” delving into her 2016 election defeat, Clinton was asked about the property after she discussed attending President Donald Trump’s inauguration.

    Host Jane Pauley noted Clinton had been “so sure” she would be the one giving the inaugural address in January.

    “You specifically bought this house for a reason,” Pauley said as they walked outside.

    “I did,” Clinton said.

    “And this was to be?” Pauley asked.

    “Well, I know a lot about what it takes to move a president, and I thought I was going to win,” Clinton said.

    “The Clintons had acquired the house next door to accommodate White House staff and security during a second Clinton administration,” Pauley narrated.

    Pauley asked Clinton if that decision haunted her.

    “No, I’m very happy we did it,” Clinton said.


    1. The more she talks, the more I’m glad she lost.

      1. Planning skills that severely poor do not make a good executive.

      2. Though I wish we could glimpse into another universe to see Trump’s post-loss interviews. They’re probably more entertaining, and somehow more humble.

      3. I know. Its like she is giving a top-ten list of reasons she is a horrible person.

    2. she’s happy with it because she will always find a buyer who will pay 10 times its market value

  33. Hillary Clinton says the “most important” of her mistakes was “using personal e-mail.”

    I’m pretty impressed with her book, What Happened.

    It both asks the question and answers it, right on the cover.

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