flyangler

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About flyangler

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    User formerly referred to as tom_kaz
  • Birthday April 21

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  • About Me:
    Mid-50s. Escaped the People's Republic of Connecticut July 2015.
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    Chasing anything with fins but in FL, no longer LI Sound.
  • What I do for a living:
    Pushing money around (my kids' view)

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  1. We have been slow binging "Ray Donovan" lately. The number of bare fisted punches to the face and side of head, without any broken wrists, nor broken bones, nor concussions, is stunning. No wonder some maroons think they can simply walk up to a stranger and just punch them in the face with no repercussions.
  2. Did anyone recognize our resident Nootsie-puncher in the may-lay?
  3. Do you think the riot-oriented folks might have chosen the wrong neighborhood? Antifa gets WRECKED in Colorado neighborhood: ‘You guys came to the wrong city, boys and girls’ August 9, 2020 Vivek Saxena (Video screenshot) While it’s certainly easy picking on and beating up elderly people, one group of black-clad Antifa and Black Lives Matter extremists just learned the hard way that it ain’t so easy picking on and beating up grown, die-hard American patriots. During a pro-police rally Saturday in Fort Collins, Colorado, a contingent of left-wing extremists reportedly showed up and stepped into the neighborhood across from the Fort Collins Police Services building where the rally was being held. In response, the rallygoers apparently rushed into the neighborhood and chased the extremists right out, but not without first treating them to some fist sandwiches. The video began with the rallygoers slowly pushing the extremists — or “commie scum,” as they called them — out of the neighborhood. “So, we are currently marching the Antifa commie bas****s out of the neighborhood because nobody wants Antifa in the neighborhood. Nobody wants them here, so we’re marching them out,” the guy recording the video narrated. Around the 1:15 mark in the video above, a fight broke out, prompting the narrator to hilariously exclaim, “Oh s–t, here we go!” What followed was an epic beatdown during which the lanky extremists got wrecked. “You guys came to the wrong city, boys and girls,” the camera guy yelled. Yes, they did. At one point, one of the extremists tried pulling out his knife, but it was quickly confiscated from him. “Everybody keep their hands off their weapons. Keep punching each other in the face. Just don’t shoot anybody,” one of the rallygoers then advised. For the most part, the rallygoers — most of them burly men with broad chests and even wider backs — didn’t look like they were struggling even an iota. The fight concluded with the rallygoers pulling the extremists off the ground to send them on their way, all as one woman asked, “Is that what you really wanted?” Apparently so, because according to the rallygoers, the extremists had attacked a guy in a wheelchair, which is apparently what had provoked the fight. Police soon arrived and began dragging some of extremists off to jail, but then something stunning happened The extremists started going after the cops as well! “Now they’re going after the cops. What is that guy on?” the camera guy asked. Liberalism? According to the Rocky Mountain Collegian, the entire rally was marred by these sorts of disturbances. The rallygoers “were met with two different groups of counterprotesters on the other side of Nancy Grey Avenue,” the outlet reported. “According to multiple protesters at the scene, some counterprotesters were affiliated with a Black Lives Matter rally that took place earlier in the afternoon at Colorado State University. Other counterprotesters dressed in all black had an unclear affiliation, though some protesters referred to them as antifa.”
  4. Classic response when you’ve been on the receiving end of Alinsky's Rules....
  5. Good point, assuming the election is this Tuesday and the national popular vote matters. Lead is slipping, and will continue to slip. No bump, and maybe the opposite, from VP announcement. Probably.
  6. Nancy Pelosi Shuts Down Chris Wallace for Saying She ‘Messed Up’ If Chris Wallace was trying to prove to Fox News viewers that he could grill Democratic leaders just as hard as President Donald Trump and his biggest sycophants, it may have worked. Vice President Joe Biden has thus far declined to appear on Fox News Sunday, but this week Wallace sat down with the highest ranking Democrat in the Congress, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Referring to the proposed executive action of the president, Wallace asked, “Won’t millions of Americans now get some extended federal unemployment relief and some protections for evictions—get that now rather than nothing at all?” “No,” Pelosi replied, agreeing with Republican Senator Ben Sasse, who called the action “unconstitutional slop.” After she broke down everything that won’t get addressed by Trump’s executive orders, Wallace came back with, “But, Speaker, I understand the president’s executive action doesn’t do all the things you want. But having no bill at all, not coming to any agreement wasn’t going to provide any of the things that you want either.” Flattering his guest as a “master negotiator,” the host asked, “Didn’t you mess this one up?” And then, “Should you have cut a deal? And are you ready to go back into talks to try to come up with a fuller package?” “Clearly, you don’t have an understanding of what is happening here,” Pelosi replied, “both in the weakness of the president’s executive orders, which don’t give the money, enhanced benefits, but puts a complicated formula there which will take a while, if at all, to accomplish, to put money in the pockets of the American people.” When Wallace tried to jump in with another question, Pelosi told him, “I allowed you to finish, you allow me to finish.” She argued that Democrats were willing to meet Republicans “half way,” but they refused. As the host continued to press Pelosi, she concluded, “When you look at those executive orders, the kindest thing I can say is he doesn’t know what he’s talking about, or something’s very, very wrong there.” To characterize them as “something that would take the place of an agreement,” she added, “is just not so.”
  7. 2020 vs 2016, Biden is actually in less strong shape than HRC at same point. Trump is actually up 1.2% on a relative basis.
  8. His lack of situational awareness is a marvel, isn’t it?
  9. Plum is my stalker, a friendly stalker, but one nonetheless.
  10. I have said it before, whether studied or spontaneous, Trump regularly uses some of Alinsky's Rules for Radicals against his political foes. And for all their high brow understanding of politics, his foes keep falling for it. Alinsky was a smart guy and understood human nature and what motivates people. While someone here has suggested that Alinsky is no longer relevant in the age of cable TV and social media, I would argue the opposite, that adept application of some of the Rules are made more effective in this technological era. Anyway, Trump did it again, apparently off the cuff and spontaneously at his golf club. I would also argue that he did it with his EO signing, but that is a discussion for another thread. President Trump wittily shuts down a snarky reporter Whether he's studied them or not, President Trump is a master at cutting leftists down using the Rules for Radicals that Saul Alinsky drafted to help further a leftist agenda. At a press conference at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, Trump showed his mastery of: Rule 4 ("Make the enemy live up to its own book of rules"), Rule 5 ("Ridicule is man's most potent weapon"), and Rule 6 ("A good tactic is one your people enjoy"). New Jersey has explicit rules about "in person" gatherings (emphasis added): Indoor gatherings must be limited to 25 people or 25% of a room's capacity — whichever number is lower. All attendees at indoor gatherings must wear face coverings and stay six feet apart. The indoor limit on gatherings for weddings, funerals, memorial services, and religious and political activities protected under the First Amendment is 100 people or 25% of a room's capacity — whichever number is lower. When Trump was at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, he did what he so often does — he gave an impromptu press conference. Before it began, either Trump or his team told a crowd of people who were at the club that they were welcome to stick around to listen to him take the reporters' questions. One of the reporters opened not with a question, but with an accusation. "You said that the pandemic is disappearing, but we lost 6,000 Americans this week. And just in this room, you have dozens of people that are not following guidelines in New Jersey, which say we should not have more than 25 people ..." Trump answered, "No, they don't have to. It's a political activity ..." At that point, the people assembled booed the reporter so loudly that the president fell silent. When the room was quiet again, he resumed. "You're wrong about that, because it's a political activity. They have exceptions. Political activity. And it's also a peaceful protest." The room exploded with laughter, as Trump continued, "And as you know, they asked if they could be here. And to me they look like they all have, they pretty much all have masks on. You have an exclusion in the law. It says peaceful protest or political activity, right? It says exactly, political activity or peaceful protests. And you can call it political activity, but I would call it peaceful protests because they heard you were coming up and they know the news is fake. They understand it better than anybody." The Daily Caller noted that it was not clear whether people were wearing masks when Trump spoke. However, there's no doubt that, at some point, people did get masks. A White House correspondent's tweet shows almost everyone wearing a mask, which comports with Trump's statement to that effect: A president with that kind of quick wit — "I would call it peaceful protests" — is a strong president. Americans recognize that he has the mental acuity and toughness to take on whatever the world throws at him. Trump provides a marked contrast to Joe Biden, whose mental acuity visibly deteriorates on a day-by-day basis. One candidate, funnily and quickly, puts his opponents in their place; the other candidate, when not drowning in word soup, makes racist statements and insults the voters. I know which one I'd rather have seated across the table from Presidents Xi and Putin.
  11. ^^^ These are all good points, ones we were making back in May when Florida was not seeing same illness and death as NYC, etc. Also, unlike the NE states, DeSantis put in a rule that protected the assisted living facilities, not put them in harms way. He did not get credit from national media for that, because to report it was to contrast it to Governor Nipple who has the deaths of thousands of elderly on his watch. DEMedia could not have that happen....
  12. I wouldn’t be able to answer since it is really a local question. The NYC specialty hospitals are world class. SE Florida has national class hospitals. Florida hospitals slightly focused on old people's diseases. St Mary's in WPB is a national level stroke hospital. No, I just think Florida has been counting many more young people in tests over past two months which has skewed the case count.
  13. Life long history, philosophy and politics teacher and teachers' union rep. First name basis with Randy Weingarten.
  14. He saw volunteers from the local community, who reflect the demo of th elocal community. Absolutely racist!