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by jserraglio
Thu Jan 21, 2021 3:37 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Relief, but Lingering Rage
Replies: 4
Views: 58

Re: Relief, but Lingering Rage

THE TRUMP BRAND IS DEAD . Mercury News Trump Jr and Kimberly fled liberal NYC but are not wanted by conservative Fla. neighbors either https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&ved=2ahUKEwiYoJrM763uAhUGKa0KHeD-AqEQFjAAegQIBRAC&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.mercurynews.com%2F2021%2F01%2...
by jserraglio
Thu Jan 21, 2021 7:36 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Next Trump
Replies: 10
Views: 421

Re: The Next Trump

"Most Americans want Donald Trump out of sight and out of mind after he leaves office on Wednesday. Most Americans except Republicans, that is." I don't believe the 74M who voted in his direction really feel that way. Maybe they do. Isn't that the point of the comment. Most Americans want Trump out...
by jserraglio
Thu Jan 21, 2021 5:39 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Next Trump
Replies: 10
Views: 421

Re: The Next Trump

Women for America First came in second. Stop the Stea l’s throw to second sailed into the outfield. Better luck next time. As for a certain amateur provocateur and contemptible opportunist, Republican senator Mitch McConnell summed up his Presidency better than most: “The mob was fed lies. They wer...
by jserraglio
Wed Jan 20, 2021 5:55 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: ‘A Total Failure’: The Proud Boys Now Mock Trump
Replies: 4
Views: 165

Re: ‘A Total Failure’: The Proud Boys Now Mock Trump

On the riot videos I heard some chanting Where is the President? He had promised to march with them. He was AWOL. Why was anybody surprised?
by jserraglio
Wed Jan 20, 2021 2:44 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Mitch is pissed: “The mob was fed lies. They were provoked by the president and other powerful people.”
Replies: 12
Views: 512

Re: Mitch is pissed: “The mob was fed lies. They were provoked by the president and other powerful people.”

And yesterday McConnell sat silently while insurrection enabler Hawley alone objected to , thus preventing, quick confirmation of Biden’s DHS nominee. If young Hawley insists on blowing up his career even further by invoking senatorial privilege in a fruitless endeavor, Mitch would intervene only i...
by jserraglio
Wed Jan 20, 2021 1:32 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump’s New Civil Religion
Replies: 4
Views: 207

Re: Trump’s New Civil Religion

We will be back in some form. Collective memory is not concerned with historical accuracy; its preoccupation with the past is based on a desire to mobilize a vision for the present and create a prospect for the future. As the Jesus Movement grew, the process of collective memory produced a slew of ...
by jserraglio
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:52 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Our long national nightmare is over
Replies: 2
Views: 139

Re: Our long national nightmare is over

WALL STREET JOURNAL Joe Biden Calls on Nation to ‘Start Afresh’ at Inauguration as 46th President https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&ved=2ahUKEwjfxL_0iavuAhUMQq0KHcKKBPIQFjADegQIBRAC&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.wsj.com%2Farticles%2Fjoe-biden-presidential-inauguration-2021-11611...
by jserraglio
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:40 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Good Riddance, Leader McConnell
Replies: 12
Views: 511

Re: Good Riddance, Leader McConnell

McConnell is now trying to save his own image, after selling his self-deluded soul for so long. At the Crucifixion, one of the two robbers repented. Any idea if it helped his case at the Pearly Gates? I do. Jesus said unto him, ‘Verily I say unto thee, Today shalt thou be with me in paradise’ . Ah,...
by jserraglio
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:21 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Good Riddance, Leader McConnell
Replies: 12
Views: 511

Re: Good Riddance, Leader McConnell

McConnell is now trying to save his own image, after selling his self-deluded soul for so long. At the Crucifixion, one of the two robbers repented. Any idea if it helped his case at the Pearly Gates? I do. Jesus said unto him, ‘Verily I say unto thee, Today shalt thou be with me in paradise’ .
by jserraglio
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:17 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Our long national nightmare is over
Replies: 2
Views: 139

Our long national nightmare is over

AP NEWS On Day One, Biden to undo Trump policies on climate, virus https://apnews.com/article/joe-biden-in ... 7c1030b79d
by jserraglio
Wed Jan 20, 2021 11:42 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Good Riddance, Leader McConnell
Replies: 12
Views: 511

Re: Good Riddance, Leader McConnell

maestrob wrote:
Wed Jan 20, 2021 11:00 am
McConnell is now trying to save his own image, after selling his self-deluded soul for so long.
At the Crucifixion, one of the two robbers repented.
by jserraglio
Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:43 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Good Riddance, Leader McConnell
Replies: 12
Views: 511

Re: Good Riddance, Leader McConnell

Come on, the path to a semi-permanent Dem majority, such as the one that ran from 1932-1952, runs straight thru Mitch McConnell. He should be given all the tools he needs to neutralize the fascist fringe of his own party.

His statement calling out Trump by name was huge.
by jserraglio
Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:37 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The toxic nature of Identitarianism
Replies: 10
Views: 356

Re: The toxic nature of Identitarianism

Trump is threatening to form a third party, the Patriot Party. I wish him success. Divide et impera.

Sean Hannity said last nite, after spending 15 minutes savaging Mitch, that he was not a Republican. I am a registered Conservative,” he proclaimed.
by jserraglio
Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:33 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Mitch is pissed: “The mob was fed lies. They were provoked by the president and other powerful people.”
Replies: 12
Views: 512

Re: Mitch is pissed: “The mob was fed lies. They were provoked by the president and other powerful people.”

It is reported Pence will not see Trump off at Andrews tomorrow at 8 am. Guess almost having yourself and your family killed is what it took. Last night, CNN reported that Pence had changed his mind and would NOT attend Biden's inauguration. Cowards, all! He attended Mass with Biden this morning, m...
by jserraglio
Wed Jan 20, 2021 5:14 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: 120-disc Ormandy Columbia Legacy box is in the works
Replies: 36
Views: 1767

Re: 120-disc Ormandy Columbia Legacy box is in the works

Unkess otherwise indicated, all material below was QTD from the very knowledgeable enthusiasts and professional transfer artists posting their reactions on the RMCR newsgroup . . . . For me, the set is a must-have even though I already have quite a bit of it on LP vinyl. Looks like all the mono Col...
by jserraglio
Wed Jan 20, 2021 5:05 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: 120-disc Ormandy Columbia Legacy box is in the works
Replies: 36
Views: 1767

Re: 120-disc Ormandy Columbia Legacy box is in the works

From https://www.amazon.fr/Eugene-Ormandy-Columbia-Legacy-Ormandy/dp/B08QRXT715/ref=sr_1_1?__mk_fr_FR=%C3%85M%C3%85%C5%BD%C3%95%C3%91&dchild=1&keywords=ormandy&qid=1610438837&s=music&sr=1-1&fbclid=IwAR0kf66NYKXvVGRx8uPOHxw2ts7zYuF2mdmRqUaCi9VfZBe8a55If5SBu0w https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50855...
by jserraglio
Tue Jan 19, 2021 3:22 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Records: Trump Allies Behind Rally That Ignited Capitol Riot
Replies: 8
Views: 270

Re: Records: Trump Allies Behind Rally That Ignited Capitol Riot

It's only a few centuries since traitors in Britain were hung, drawn and quartered. Given Americans' respect for tradition, they might like to revisit this for the Republican traitors. Whoa there, pardner! Most all the folks named in that news story are white ladies. Women for America First. Moms f...
by jserraglio
Tue Jan 19, 2021 1:59 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Next Trump
Replies: 10
Views: 421

Re: The Next Trump

Let the torch be passed to a new generation. Tucker Carlson and Maria Bartiromo in 20|24
by jserraglio
Tue Jan 19, 2021 12:27 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: ‘I Answered the Call of My President’: Rioters Say Trump Urged Them On
Replies: 4
Views: 193

Re: ‘I Answered the Call of My President’: Rioters Say Trump Urged Them On

We are more closely related to lemmings than we think. So too to our great ape cousins. MAGA females and feminized males glom onto the ‘silverback’ (cf. the DJT hairdo). The cant term for this is hegemonic masculinity , and as the photos below show, it is thriving in the US. https://live.staticflic...
by jserraglio
Tue Jan 19, 2021 11:54 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The toxic nature of Identitarianism
Replies: 10
Views: 356

Re: The toxic nature of Identitarianism

barney wrote:
Tue Jan 19, 2021 11:44 am
Joseph, I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but this characteristic actually is found beyond the US. :lol:
I never saw a moor,
I never saw the sea;
So I could only know,
What the words for them should be.
by jserraglio
Tue Jan 19, 2021 11:10 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The toxic nature of Identitarianism
Replies: 10
Views: 356

Re: The toxic nature of Identitarianism

Identitarianism . The word itself is an insult, both to the ear and to the mother tongue. I long for the days when writers on the Right knew how to write. What this inelegant term is commonly understood to mean betrays just how little its users know about American history and culture. American poli...
by jserraglio
Tue Jan 19, 2021 10:22 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Donald dissed — disgraced, disinterested, disgruntled
Replies: 2
Views: 149

Donald dissed — disgraced, disinterested, disgruntled

Bitter, Trump skips chance to say splashy, high-profile farewell CNN https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/19/politics/trump-leaving-white-house-farewell-address/index.html The worst president in history THE ATLANTIC https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/01/trump-worst-president-history/617730/
by jserraglio
Tue Jan 19, 2021 7:27 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The NRA, gunned down in New York, flees to gunolatrous Texas
Replies: 17
Views: 446

Re: The NRA, gunned down in New York, flees to gunolatrous Texas

Where do you get that I do not mind the 'secessionists', js? I believe I never said or implied that and hope I never would. If I did, I apologize. I have dreaded the onset of a Second Civil War for more than 60 years, since the day in DC in 1957 I was verbally attacked by a mob of Confederate flag ...
by jserraglio
Mon Jan 18, 2021 1:07 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Records: Trump Allies Behind Rally That Ignited Capitol Riot
Replies: 8
Views: 270

Re: Records: Trump Allies Behind Rally That Ignited Capitol Riot

maestrob wrote:
Mon Jan 18, 2021 11:37 am
What should be done about the rest of the Republicans named in this article?
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Could we arrest him?
by jserraglio
Mon Jan 18, 2021 12:54 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Fat Tuesday arrives early: POTUS set to issue around 100 pardons & commutations
Replies: 3
Views: 92

Re: Fat Tuesday arrives early: POTUS set to issue around 100 pardons & commutations

I am hoping for a self pardon. He can then be asked by the Senate to specify which crimes he thought he might be guilty of. Then, when he refuses to incriminate himself after already incriminating himself, he is far more likely to be convicted.
by jserraglio
Mon Jan 18, 2021 12:34 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump's plans to distract from Biden's Inauguration
Replies: 5
Views: 204

Re: Trump's plans to distract from Biden's Inauguration

NOT, saith the Pentagon top brass. They have informed the President that he’s on his own when it comes to a soldierly “feel”.
by jserraglio
Mon Jan 18, 2021 8:35 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: New Yorker’s Video Report from Inside the Capitol
Replies: 4
Views: 116

Re: New Yorker’s Video Report from Inside the Capitol

they gotta get trump for this! In the matter of Donald Trump, I’ve come around to Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s view. Trump should have been censured, not impeached. The thing is, as the Lord of Misrule, he should have been required to stand stark naked in the well of the House while the censure resolution...
by jserraglio
Mon Jan 18, 2021 6:53 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The NRA, gunned down in New York, flees to gunolatrous Texas
Replies: 17
Views: 446

Re: The NRA, gunned down in New York, flees to gunolatrous Texas

Surely, some of you are NOT serious! We fought a war over secession and decided the UNITED states is the way to be. Over 600,000 of us died in that conflict. No reason to do it again. I'm not grumping at just those who actually hold the view, but more at us here who 'cheer it on'. I was kidding, of...
by jserraglio
Mon Jan 18, 2021 12:49 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Many Americans Are Officially Giving Up on Democracy
Replies: 18
Views: 496

Re: Many Americans Are Officially Giving Up on Democracy

I saw a discussion with the actor Denzel Washington. He was asked about BLM ... No amount of pressure on Washington to change his narrative had any effect; he was resolute. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cT1jLY20tLo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMdDwBliS-o https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XaNcxK...
by jserraglio
Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:13 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Many Americans Are Officially Giving Up on Democracy
Replies: 18
Views: 496

Re: Many Americans Are Officially Giving Up on Democracy

Absolutely priceless!!!!!!!!! :lol: Actually, the 100 odd pardons Trump is set to issue this Tuesday are anything but priceless — they are fetching hefty sums on the grey market. Sadly, Trump is not a hypocrite . He would have done far better had he donned the shallow mask of virtue on the off chan...
by jserraglio
Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:09 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Many Americans Are Officially Giving Up on Democracy
Replies: 18
Views: 496

Re: Many Americans Are Officially Giving Up on Democracy

Belle wrote:
Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:58 pm
EPIC HYPOCRISY.
So what? Hardly counts as news, does it?

Hypocrisy is a vice
Only in the Biblical world
Of your own device.
by jserraglio
Sun Jan 17, 2021 7:13 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Many Americans Are Officially Giving Up on Democracy
Replies: 18
Views: 496

Re: Many Americans Are Officially Giving Up on Democracy

New polling shows that a growing share of U.S. citizens want leaders who wouldn’t “bother with” elections. Yes, but are these voting citizens, or perennial moochers with a sense of entitlement? Many of these peaple [sic], like our esteemed President and this maskless Deplorable from Pennslvania [si...
by jserraglio
Sun Jan 17, 2021 5:38 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: When Biden Becomes … Rooseveltian!
Replies: 5
Views: 114

Re: When Biden Becomes … Rooseveltian!

“I never did give them hell. I just told the truth, and they thought it was hell.” Democrats should always follow Truman's example. Nature wins. Reality will have its day. Seems to be a winning long-term strategy so far. 😉 The ultimate partisan. Here he is impersonating a Republican fatcat. https:/...
by jserraglio
Sun Jan 17, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: When Biden Becomes … Rooseveltian!
Replies: 5
Views: 114

Re: When Biden Becomes … Rooseveltian!

“I never did give them hell. I just told the truth, and they thought it was hell.”
by jserraglio
Sun Jan 17, 2021 2:14 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: When Biden Becomes … Rooseveltian!
Replies: 5
Views: 114

Re: When Biden Becomes … Rooseveltian!

Biden's a little older than me, so old enough to recollect the FDR era, if not FDR himself. Well before age 10 I was vehemently anti-GOP. I sharply recall defacing a newsprint photo of Ike in November 1952, age 9.
by jserraglio
Sun Jan 17, 2021 2:10 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Prospect of Pardons in Final Days Fuels Market to Buy Access to Trump
Replies: 4
Views: 99

Re: Prospect of Pardons in Final Days Fuels Market to Buy Access to Trump

maestrob wrote:
Sun Jan 17, 2021 2:05 pm
jserraglio wrote:
Sun Jan 17, 2021 12:13 pm
If he self pardons, he surely increases the odds that the Senate will convict, strip him of pension & perks, and bar him from office for life.
I'll be looking forward to that outcome. :mrgreen:
It could happen. Mitch has a lean and hungry look.
by jserraglio
Sun Jan 17, 2021 12:19 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: What's Wrong with the Modern Left
Replies: 17
Views: 521

Re: What's Wrong with the Modern Left

maestrob wrote:
Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:42 am
Sometimes, in fact, even those doing the throwing!
You know how they set Right a leaky ship listing dangerously to Starboard? . . . they rebalance it by swinging it around to Port!

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by jserraglio
Sun Jan 17, 2021 12:13 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Prospect of Pardons in Final Days Fuels Market to Buy Access to Trump
Replies: 4
Views: 99

Re: Prospect of Pardons in Final Days Fuels Market to Buy Access to Trump

If he self pardons, he surely increases the odds that the Senate will convict, strip him of pension & perks, and bar him from office for life.
by jserraglio
Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:55 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: 'Liberal' Churches Warned of Possible Attacks Around Biden Inauguration Day
Replies: 10
Views: 168

Re: 'Liberal' Churches Warned of Possible Attacks Around Biden Inauguration Day

From a Roman Catholic (my tradition) perspective . . . NCR (National Catholic Reporter) January 7th Editorial Catholics need to confess their complicity in the failed coup https://www.ncronline.org/news/opinion/editorial-catholics-need-confess-their-complicity-failed-coup The link was sent to me by ...
by jserraglio
Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:31 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: What's Wrong with the Modern Left
Replies: 17
Views: 521

Re: What's Wrong with the Modern Left

maestrob wrote:
Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:22 am
Thus, the slipperiness of those not grounded in what's real.
I actually have no problem with her use of a rhetorical ploy (as an open partisan, I like using rhetoric) — but not when it is passed off as Gospel . . . America and Americans becoming the new Deplorables.
by jserraglio
Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:13 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: What's Wrong with the Modern Left
Replies: 17
Views: 521

Re: What's Wrong with the Modern Left

Belle assures us that the right is NEVER violent, only the left. Unless the despicable left utterly provoke the kind, gentle people of the right by, for example, continuing to breathe. I would point out how she has over time subtly shifted her POV: at one time, she dissed the Left for not giving Go...
by jserraglio
Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:58 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The NRA, gunned down in New York, flees to gunolatrous Texas
Replies: 17
Views: 446

Re: The NRA, gunned down in New York, flees to gunolatrous Texas

I would suggest Texas look into joining the United Mexican States as its 33rd state; it was once part of Mexico before abandoning its Hispanic identity and becoming independent. Excellent idea, Joseph. And very good indeed for all the white supremacists. Thanks. I would add that Mexico has triple t...
by jserraglio
Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:16 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The NRA, gunned down in New York, flees to gunolatrous Texas
Replies: 17
Views: 446

Re: The NRA, gunned down in New York, flees to gunolatrous Texas

I would suggest Texas look into joining the United Mexican States as its 33rd state; it was once part of Mexico before abandoning its Hispanic identity and becoming independent.
by jserraglio
Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:05 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Manchin: Senate should consider expelling Cruz and Hawley via 14th Amendment
Replies: 5
Views: 118

Re: Manchin: Senate should consider expelling Cruz and Hawley via 14th Amendment

Certainly is, but it won't happen. Again, requires 17 Republican Senators. I know Cruz is universally loathed, so you might get a few, but not that many. Of course, but I still think a motion should be made and a vote should be taken, just to put everyone on the record publicly. It would tar Cruz a...
by jserraglio
Sun Jan 17, 2021 12:25 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: 41 minutes of fear: a video timeline of the Deplorables storming the US Capitol
Replies: 1
Views: 66

41 minutes of fear: a video timeline of the Deplorables storming the US Capitol

WASHINGTON POST https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibWJO02nNsY At 2:12 p.m. on Jan. 6, supporters of President Trump began climbing through a window they had smashed on the northwest side of the U.S. Capitol. “Go! Go! Go!” someone shouted as the rioters, some in military gear, streamed in. It was the s...