A.M. Links: Roy Moore vs. Doug Jones Alabama Election Today, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Dead at 65, Latest on Attempted NYC Terrorist Attack

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    "President Donald Trump dismissed allegations of sexual misconduct on Tuesday, alleging the claims against him were an invention by Democrats who are unable to prove his campaign colluded with Russia to meddle in the 2016 election."

  • Alabama voters head to the polls today for the special U.S. Senate election between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones.
  • San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has died at age 65.
  • The latest on yesterday's attempted terrorist attack near the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City.
  • The NFL Network has suspended three analysts over sexual harassment allegations, including Hall of Fame running back Marshall Faulk.
  • Wildfires continue to rage in Los Angeles and Ventura counties.

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  1. Alabama voters head to the polls today for the special U.S. Senate election between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones.

    THE VERY SOUL OF OUR COUNTRY IS AT STAKE.

    1. The heart of rock n’ roll is still beating but what of the soul of country?

      1. *** rising intonation ***

        What about soul *food*?

      2. Tell that to my long departed doggy, who is waiting on the other side of the rainbow bridge to play ball with me when my porch light goes out, asshole.

        1. “rainbow bridge”

          Your dog went to Asgard?

          1. His dog licks his own balls and sniffs other male dog butts. What do you think?

        2. No greater death than Ragnarok!

    2. Hello.

      “The latest on yesterday’s attempted terrorist attack near the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City.”

      Lemme guess. Not Muslim.

      Derka, derka, derka. Sherpa bacala.

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIlG9aSMCpg

      1. It was an “Asian American”, according to reports. And we can’t really be sure if it was a terror bombing or a “mishap”, and it’s probably just coincidental that he’s a Muslim

    3. “We’ll tear your soul apart!”
      -Cenobites

    4. “We’ll tear your sole apart”!
      -The Cobbler

      1. “I’ll swallow your soul!”
        -Henrietta

    5. Moore’s wife: “One of our attorneys is a Jew”

      “Fake news,” she declared, “would tell you that we don’t care for Jews. I tell you all this because I’ve seen it all and I just want to set the record straight while they’re all here.”

      Then, after a brief pause, for effect, she said, “One of our attorneys is a Jew. We have very close friends that are Jewish and rabbis and we also fellowship with them.”

      1. And who doesn’t love their lawyer?

      2. What a lot of people who aren’t intimately familiar with the southern conservative Christian mainstream don’t get is that anti-Semitism isn’t really much of a thing there. In fact, the more common viewpoint is that Jews are awesome, because once enough of them move back to Israel it will kick off the End Times.

  2. Alabama voters head to the polls today for the special U.S. Senate election between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones.

    The world trembles with anticipation.

    1. Well, the media does anyway.

      Many of the rest of us know Roy Moore will win the Alabama Senate seat.

      1. I doubt it, but maybe. It all hinges on if enough write-in candidates are able to split the vote IMO.

    2. I’m gonna say that Jones wins.

      1. Mr. Jackpots!

      2. Either outcome will cause no end of wailing and gnashing of teeth. I am simultaneously dreading, looking forward to, and sexually aroused by finding out the results.

        1. Citizen X is gonna spritzer Wolf Blitzer. His wife is gonna walk in and say “Oh, is there an election in Hawaii as well?”

          1. “Hawaii is rightfully a monarchy, and will be again.”

            1. Aloha.

              1. Kamehameha time?

  3. alleging the claims against him were an invention by Democrats who are unable to prove his campaign colluded with Russia to meddle in the 2016 election

    That’s not the strongest denial of colluding with the Russians I’ve ever seen.

    1. Which scandal is deflection for the other?

      1. If the claims of the women interviewed by Megan Kelly are representative of the rest, the Sexual Harassment Scandal will be even weaker sauce than the Russia Scandal.

        When you have women claiming with a straight face that Trump harassed them by asking for a phone number, and then not calling them back, you know this is political nonsense.

        1. I’ve realized that the media loathes having credibility.

        2. Seriously, that’s one of the claims. Damn, republicans should take up ads with that claim on it. You’d kill the whole scandal, and the dozens to come.

      2. Trump seems capable of being a serial rapist and a traitor at the same time. Not because he’s super clever, mind you.

        1. You wouldn’t know a traitor and raper if you saw one. You loved that Bill Clinton ran wild for 8 years.

          I do find it funny that you lefties are getting more and more desperate with your accusations. Its almost like most of the USA ignoring your lefty nonsense is really driving you people crazy.

  4. The NFL Network has suspended three analysts over sexual harassment allegations, including Hall of Fame running back Marshall Faulk.

    Can they withstand the talent drain if they start suspending all the former players who have acted like NFL players?

    1. After reading the linked news story and accompanying video, it appears the goals of the Feminist Left and Black Lives Matter are on a collision course.

      1. Oh, PLEASE let it be so–up to now, nearly all of the #MeToo’ers have been white women. Just imagine the joys of watching a bunch of pro athletes, current and former, getting fucked over for smackin’ dat azz.

      2. This was always going to happen. Identity politics is a zero-sum game, and no alliance between identity groups could ever be other than temporary.

  5. Alabama voters head to the polls today

    Heads to the palms, you mean.

    1. I’m still betting Moore by 12 points, and an embarrassing ignominy for pollsters everywhere.

      1. Some day those pollsters might count those hang ups as being pro anti-lefty candidate and then their polls will be more accurate.

  6. Okayed Ullah … is a lawful permanent resident who lives in Brooklyn and has no criminal record in the US

    Say what?

    1. “Criminal record” means you’ve been convicted of something.

      1. It’s just a little weird to phrase it as ‘no criminal record in the US‘ to me. That sort of implies they have one.

    2. He tried, but those Guiness people are hard to get a hold of.

  7. Wildfires continue to rage in Los Angeles and Ventura counties.

    Have we considered that sliding California into the Pacific Ocean would put them out?

  8. The latest on yesterday’s attempted terrorist attack near the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City.

    Twitter made him do it.

    1. “Port Authority bomber mocked Trump online hours before attack: ‘You failed to protect your nation’ “.
      Correction: Trump made him do it.

  9. Alabama liberty lovers should crawl over broken glass, if necessary, to cast a vote for libertarian-Republican Judge Roy Moore.

      1. You see a parody account, and I see spirochetes eating neurons.

        1. Everything is spirochetes with you.

        2. Gallinophilia has consequences.

    1. Thanks for the levity, SIV

  10. In other sexual harassment (fake?) news:Longtime NPR Host Tom Ashbrook Is Facing Misconduct Allegations

    including engaging in “creepy” sex talks and unwanted contact with 11 mostly young women and men.

    Well, how else is he supposed to get “On Point”?

  11. Roy Moore in 2011: Getting rid of amendments after 10th would ‘eliminate many problems’

    You know, like the “people who aren’t white men are allowed to vote” amendments. Or that “you’re not allowed to own another person” amendment.

    1. I’m not sure that statement even breaks the top 50 most asinine from this turd.

      1. Ya know who else something something?

        1. Seinfeld- yada yada?

        2. Immanuel Kant?

    2. Question: Would the Alabama state legislature vote for him to be a US Senator? I am not familiar with Alabama politics to even guess at the answer.

    3. To be fair, he’s right about the Wilson-era ones.

      1. Amendments 1-10: In case it wasn’t made clear earlier, here’s some shit the government absolutely may not fuck with.

        Amendments 11-15: Yes, in EVERYBODY’S case.

        Amendments 16+: You know what, here’s some new shit the government can do, because fuck you. Also, 18 year olds can vote.

        1. 19th, 21st, and the 22nd are good. Some of the others are ok or not very impactful.

    4. I’m of the opinion that the United States could survive without those amendments. It’s never been clear how the Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence were somehow interpreted as ‘all men are created equal, except these darker humans over here’. Probably because they considered them animals, which was easier at the time since they didn’t speak English.

      If you got rid of those amendments today, I think we would rightfully interpret ‘all men are created equal’ exactly like it says without repeating ourselves in the Amendments.

  12. The NFL Network has suspended three analysts over sexual harassment allegations, including Hall of Fame running back Marshall Faulk.

    Well, with that moniker what did you expect?

  13. Did ISIS claim responsibility for the science fair pipe bomb yesterday, or does their PR team stay away from amateur hour wannabes?

    1. Only the varsity team.

    2. They’re not sending their best shahideen.

    3. We’ll have to wait and sharia.

  14. “The suspect has been named as 27-year-old Akayed Ullah, a Bangladeshi who has been living in the US since 2011 on an F43 family immigrant visa, according to Department of Homeland Security spokesman Tyler Houlton. He is a lawful permanent resident who lives in Brooklyn and has no criminal record in the US, according to a preliminary background check. “ -CNN
    Uh oh. Another non-American allowed into the USA via family visas just because. I am sure nobody could have seen this coming because he never spoke ill of America or our culture. He probably went from America loving immigrant to pipe bomb wearing ISIS supporter without anyone knowing what he was in to.

    1. He was a truly wonderful, shining specimen of humanity who would have done great things if the evil white American male hadn’t turned him into a monster and forced him to do this.

    2. He came here because he loved democracy and just wanted a better life. Who are you to judge this poor creature? He and his people are enriching our culture by their very presence! I mean, there’s no such thing as an “American” anyways.

      It sounds like you might think Diversity isn’t our strength.

      1. The diversity we already have is America’s strength. You know…Americans who want to be Americans and want America to be the best Constitutional Democratic Republic that it can be.

        Not “diversity” that wants the USA to follow Islam back to the Stone Age.

        1. Remember, him being here makes us STRONGER!!

          …because, in the USA, we need more incompetent suicide bombers…

        2. Yes, but if diversity is strength, then more diversity should mean stronger right?

          Look, this guy was an exception. Most Muslims are perfectly good people. Their beliefs are very progressive and forward thinking. If we want a better, more progressive future, we need more of them.

          1. “Most Muslims are perfectly good people. Their beliefs are very progressive and forward thinking. If we want a better, more progressive future, we need more of them.”

            Oh. You were joking.

            *calibrates sarcasm meter

        3. Not “diversity” that wants the USA to follow Islam back to the Stone Age.

          Hey now! That’s not only a false dichotomy but also an unfair appraisal. We are a melting pot and each race brings their own distinct identity to the table. We could follow Mexicans, Guatemalans, Cubans, or Venezuelans back to whatever era their homelands are in or East Indians or Chinese back to whatever era their governments keep them living in… there’s a range of options much more diverse than just Modern Western Society and The Stone Age.

          1. Assimilation in America is great because it takes witchcraft, corruption, superstition, and socialism of the Old World and Capitalism overpowers those customs into greater wealth for nearly everyone.

            1. Why don’t retarded right-wing nutjobs like yourself assimilate into modern civilization before you start throwing stones around, eh?

              1. Aw poor Tony is supporting Islamic nutjobs again.

                Modern civilization is not made up of socialists. You socialists have been clinging to your Stone Age desires along with your Nazi brethren.

                Modern civilization is free market, Libertarianism, and this great Constitutional Republic.

                1. So Alabama and Kansas are modern civilization; Western Europe and Asia are the holocaust. Yeah you’re a sane and thoughtful person.

                  1. Tony, you are really making less nonsense than normal. Its straight gibberish today.

      2. Loveconstitution is frequently guilty of WrongThink on the issue of immigration. A few weeks in Shikha’s KulturKampf Camp will fix him.

        On an unrelated note, “Love Constitution” sounds like the name of some 1970’s disco group.

        1. It could be… We have a greatest hits album, titled: US Constitution.

          1. Love the second album, “Quartering Large Bodies of Armed Troops, and Other Shit to Bitch About”

        2. More like Bearded Sock.

      3. Think of al the unemployed security theater people we’d have without blue heroes like Our Man in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

    3. You know, when they add the caveat ‘–in the US” when talking about criminal records it means they let him in knowing that he had a criminal record.

  15. TDS shows no sign of abating, international division:

    “France names winners of anti-Trump science grants”
    […]
    “The “Make Our Planet Great Again” grants ? a nod to Trump’s “Make America Great Again” campaign slogan ? are part of Macron’s efforts to counter Trump on the climate change front”
    http://www.sfgate.com/world/ar…..422324.php

    How
    .
    .
    pathetic.

    1. Man, the irony of these folks’ own actions flies right over their heads.

    2. Hey, if they want to flush their money down the drain in pursuit of modern-day alchemy, we should encourage it.

  16. “President Donald Trump dismissed allegations of sexual misconduct on Tuesday, alleging the claims against him were an invention by Democrats who are unable to prove his campaign colluded with Russia to meddle in the 2016 election.”

    A vast left-wing conspiracy? Of course there is far more evidence for this than the supposed right-wing conspiracy plaguing the Clintons.

    1. Look, if we would just stop asking the Clinton’s questions they would stop lying. Why is that so hard to understand?

      /sarc

  17. The 9th once again shows why it holds the record for reversals!

    “SF court cool to Trump administration attempt to quash youths’ climate suit”
    […]
    “And the third panel member, Judge Alex Kozinski, said even a case that is ultimately found to be “meritless” should not be dismissed at this stage.
    “There always has to be a first case,” Kozinski said. “Ten years ago there was no right to same-sex marriage.””
    http://www.sfgate.com/nation/a…..422697.php

    And using a form of “logic” which makes Tony look clever, Koszinski show why they get all those reversals.

    1. “And the third panel member, Judge Alex Kozinski, said even a case that is ultimately found to be “meritless” should not be dismissed at this stage.
      “There always has to be a first case,” Kozinski said. “Ten years ago there was no right to same-sex marriage.””

      Can we bring a suit to make it law to slap all judges with the last name of Kozinski?

      I mean, they cannot quash it because there is always a first case.

      And there is no right to marriage. If it requires somebody else to participate, it is not a right by default.

  18. I threw my vote away. On the bright side, the other four items on the ballot were opportunities to vote against school funding.

  19. Oh, and Lee?
    Sorta like Trump, in that he was better than the alternatives, but not really like Trump, since he did absolutely nothing other than warm the seat.
    We’re probably worse off with his death; the replacement is a far-left ditz.

  20. The VA thinks it is above the law.

    “Employees are not to respond to a subpoena to appear for testimony and/or to provide any agency document to include but not limited to copies of the Veteran’s protected health information,” reads the memo, dated last month. It goes on to explain that any search warrant would be conducted by VA police…
    5 U.S. Code 2302, which regulates federal agencies and employees, states that employees have obligations and rights regarding “communications to Congress, the reporting to an Inspector General of a violation of any law, rule, or regulation, or mismanagement, a gross waste of funds, an abuse of authority, or a substantial and specific danger to public health or safety, or any other whistleblower protection.”

    This section was strengthened by the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2012, which stated: “This subsection shall not be construed to authorize the withholding of information from Congress.”

    Yea. Congress has oversight authority over the bureaucracy. The end.

  21. Blessed good morning to my darling Trumpkenc?cken.

    1. Is Roy Moore winning in Alabama going to be another referendum of Trump doing well or is the lefty narrative that if Roy Moore wins, y’all move on to something else?

      1. It’ll be nothing more than a signal that a majority of the voting public in Alabama are into pederasty, theocracy, antisemitism, homophobia, anti-Muslim bigotry, and are stupid, vile people for those reasons and more. But then the stupider and viler the better to you, n’est-ce pas? Your president just called a sitting senator a whore. And that’s just today.

        1. I wonder what you call all the pedo loving people who love Lena Dunham. Didn’t she molest her sister?

          Then there is those pedo lovers who adore Bill Clinton. Didn’t he hang with Epstein on the Lolita Express?

          Then you have those who adored Anthony Weiner who was sending dick pics to underage girls.

          “Your president just called a sitting senator a whore. And that’s just today.”

          “Lightweight Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a total flunky for Chuck Schumer and someone who would come to my office “begging” for campaign contributions not so long ago (and would do anything for them), is now in the ring fighting against Trump. Very disloyal to Bill & Crooked-USED!” – Trump tweet
          How is that calling a Senator a whore? You lefties sure do make up words, don’t you?

          Maybe anyone who sells their soul for politically fucking Americans is a whore.

          1. The only whores involved here are the ones Donald Trump engaged in piss play with thus creating the blackmail evidence that is currently informing our foreign policy. Talk about screwing countries over.

            1. Tony, just admit you are a bot and move along.

            2. You kinda just forfeited your right to talk down to people who believe in Pizzagate, and that’s saying something. Next up, Trump is a lizard person!

            3. You see, it makes total sense that Tony believes that Trump works for Putin when the dossier that included the allegations of peeing on people was provided by the Kremlin.

              I’m confused, Tony appears to simultaneously believe that the Kremlin is rooting for Trump while also trying to destroy Trump.

              I guess it’s true that you can’t be a far leftist without a certain amount of cognitive dissonance.

    2. Hey Weigel. Congraulations on personally getting the president’s attention, fucktard. I hear you may have even sold a few copies of your shitty book. Nicely done.

      1. Oh shit, you think fucking Dajjal is Weigel, too? You are truly a treasure, Simple Mikey. One of God’s own prototypes.

        1. We’re all Weigel/Tulpa, for We are Legion.

          1. No surprise there.

          2. Yup, Stormy gets it.

        2. I thought the old accusation for years was that Buttplug / Dajjal / his other sockpuppets are Weigel. Maybe I’m remembering that incorrectly. Not that it matters. One unhinged leftist is little different from another in the end.

  22. The NFL Network has suspended three analysts over sexual harassment allegations, including Hall of Fame running back Marshall Faulk.

    I wondered how long it would be before all that butt-patting was recognized for what it just might be. Quarterbacks hardest hit.

    1. Baseball side line coaches hardest hit!

    2. If the proud traditions of the British Navy consisted of Rum, Buggery, and The Lash, then the proud traditions of the NFL must be Drugs, Thuggery, and Repressed Homosexuality.

  23. Kimmel makes as ass of himself, imploring the government to perform miracles:

    “Late-night host Kimmel holds son, pleads for health care”
    […]
    “Kimmel said it’s “disgusting” that Congress is putting tax cuts for millionaires ahead of the lives of children.”
    http://www.sfgate.com/news/med…..423368.php

    Yeah, shame on them for not curing his kid!

    1. I am sure he will continue to pay his taxes at the old rate.

    2. On some level, he probably loves to wave his poor sick kid around.

      1. Nothing like a millionaire expecting me to chip in for his kid’s healthcare.

    3. Aren’t some millionaires allegedly facing tax rates of over 100%?

      And, nobody gives a shit about your fucking kid, Kimmel.

    4. To every fuckwit lefty, SPENDING WASN’T CUT!

      Yes, I think that’s a bad thing. BUT YOU THINK THAT’S GOOD. So why are you pretending that spending was somehow attacked, here? I mean, it’s obvious they don’t give any shits whatsoever about deficits so…what’s the BFD?

  24. The NFL Network has suspended three analysts over sexual harassment allegations, including Hall of Fame running back Marshall Faulk.

    Have we, as a society, finally arrived at a place where we can convict OJ for Nicole’s death?

  25. OT: Irish DNA made up of Vikings, Brits, Celts, and Gaels.
    Large amounts of Viking DNA found in Irish genes
    Have at it Reasonnites….

    I would have suspected more alcohol DNA in Irish blood than anything- haha

    1. The poor Irish got raped by everybody.

      1. ^ This.

        Like, honestly and historically this.

    2. This isn’t new information to anyone who has even a little bit of knowledge about European history. The Vikings went everywhere and fucked everyone. It is known.

      1. BERSERKER!

    3. Also just in, sheep found to have a significant amount of Scottish DNA.

      1. “Th’ English took all of our sheep and all of our women! And then they gave them back! Which was worse!”

    4. My wife’s “50% Scots-Irish-Welsh” ancestry came back 29% Scandinavian when she saw results of dna test.

    5. Also, just an FYI, the ‘Irish can drink a whole lot’ thing isn’t necessarily wrong but I’d wager on a South African or an Aussie any day of the week if you’re betting on who has the bigger drinking problem. Or at least that’s been my experience as a literal descendant of the Irish Isle.

  26. You know what, I personally don’t think that Al Frankenstein actually has any intention whatsoever of voluntarily leaving the senate. But I do wonder if there may be some kind of bipartisan deal in the works where both he and Moore will be expelled at the same time.

    1. Do you have any idea what normal people think of you when you adopt President Rapey McTard’s demented name-calling? It’s not even funny. Jokes should be funny. Why do you want to be the bad kind of joke?

      1. Leaving aside the hilarious un-self-awareness of your entire first sentence, in all fairness, Simple Mikey has been slinging retarded nicknames around since long before Trump decided to run for president.

        1. He needs to do better than Al Frankenstein. It doesn’t even make sense. Is it an antisemitic thing?

          1. You lefties would know about anti-semitism.

            I mean the National Socialists killed 6 million of them and wanted to wipe them off the face of the Earth.

            1. But not in the name of universal healthcare, you fucking idiot. If you want to know the real motivation, ask your friend and pedophile theocrat Roy Moore, or maybe his wife.

              1. Hey fucking idiot, the Nazis had universal healthcare too.

                The unlucky ones got the showers of death or injections of death for the mentally unfit.

            2. Wait, Tony, are you trying to claim that the reason for the leftist purge of Jews is due to leftists embracing Christianity? Really?

          2. Tony, you ass, don’t pretend to be unfamiliar with classic literature just because you need a more complicated explanation for Simple Mikey than reality permits. Jesus.

          3. Um, pretty sure it’s a reference to Frankenstein.

      2. Aw, Tony thinks lefty nutjobs are “normal people”. Haha. Good one. I needed a laugh.

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