The Campaign For DA

1.23.2017

Random Monday Morning Thoughts



Mr. President, please don't deport her.
  • The Chambers of Commerce for  Bridgeport and Decatur have both named their directors of their Economic Development Boards as Citizens of the Year. 
  • Allergies and sinuses have attacked the Green Household. The Eighth Grader In The House is missing school today, and Mrs. LL managed to throw six sneezes together at 4:00 a.m. 
  • The granting of the right to have reserve constables in Wise County was not without some concern. The following excerpt from the Messenger can almost be interpreted to reinforce  my mantra of "Too many cops?" Our Sheriff, a good guy, said this about his knowledge of how a group of unpaid reserve officers can turn into their own renegade police force:
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  • Man, that "another one" jumps out at you, doesn't it? 
  • Warning: I'm about to go Trump intensive . . . .
  • The crowd was small for the Inauguration. Everyone agrees on that.  On Saturday however, Trump gave a speech saying the crowd stretched all the way back to the Washington Monument. 
  • But the parade route was well attended . . .

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  • But the most bizarre moment of the weekend was Trump's press secretary, Sean Spicer, calling an emergency press conference (the first of the Trump Administration) on Saturday for the sole purpose to say the reports of the small crowds were fake. He had to be ordered to do so by Trump. Folks, this is page right out of the propaganda machine of Joseph Goebbels. Never before in the history of our country do we have a greater need for the press and the media. 
  • And Spicer left the pressing room without taking a single question? You kidding me?
  • On Meet The Press, Kellyann Conway told host Chuck Todd that Spicer was offering "alternative facts" and not falsehoods. Alternative facts. 
  • If you weren't familiar with Spicer he had some hot opinions a few years back . . . 
  • And if Trump is upset by the small crowds, he can always spin it. (Side note: People stop to see a train wreck, too): 

  • Racey Burden of the Messenger is a good writer. I suspect people tell her, "You write just like you talk. I can hear your voice when I am reading." (Disclaimer: I might be partial and biased to that writing style.) 
  • In one of the most under-reported stories of Trump's political campaign is that of Chris Christie. Trump's most loyal foot soldier during the campaign is now completely ignored by the President. Why? Christie, as (amazingly) a U.S. Attorney, prosecuted the father of the the husband of Trump's beloved daughter, Ivanka. And his son-in-law may be Trump's most trusted friend. (Edit: Corrected from a very confusing mess when I first wrote it.)
  • Fox 4 must have hired a consultant which told them to do more "friendly and honest banter" between stories.
  • Start watching Trump's wife's expressions and attitude. She had everything -- a rich former supermodel living in a penthouse in Manhattan. I'm guessing she wants her life back. 
  • WBAP's Brian Estrigde scoffed on Friday at a guest who said there would be hundreds of thousands of people take part in the Women's March on Saturday. "This is breaking news," he sarcastically said to his guest who ended up being deadly accurate. 
  • Let's check in on Fox News' token African-American sheriff. I hope he is ok. (Uh, "riot" and "creeps" and "dared"?)
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  • Did you the Messenger's owner has been the voice of the Fort Worth Stock Show for 50 years?

73 comments:

Anonymous said...

Really tight security will reduce the crowds somewhat. Republican presidents need it--Democratic presidents don't.

Before you get too snarky about Trump's wife, ya might wanna check out her life story--very admirable, actually (starting from very humble beginnings in Slovenia).

Anonymous said...

It was not just the crowd size. Spicer made a number of demonstrably false, and easily verifiable as false, claims - the level of security, metro traffic, and the floor coverings. And then he left without answering a single question.

Observable Reality 1, Trump White House 0 (https://theintercept.com/2017/01/22/observable-reality-1-trump-white-house-0/)

Anonymous said...

"Why? Christie, as (amazingly) a U.S. Attorney, prosecuted the father and the husband of Trump's beloved daughter, Ivanka. And his son-in-law may be Trump's most trusted friend."

Confusing much? The way that is worded, I'm led to believe that Christie prosecuted Donald Trump and Jared Kushner. That would be breaking news.

Anonymous said...

Hey how was your March Sat. ?

Anonymous said...

It was raining, and so the citizens of Washington DC and the area did not come to the inauguration. DC is overwhelmingly democratic in its population; not as many people just "popped over" to see it; that's all.

Anonymous said...

If I were Melania I would never move into the White House...poor girl...she looks scared behind that model smile.

Anonymous said...

Can't believe adults still haven't learned how to control their allergies during the mountain cedar seasons..start taking your allergy meds (tylenol allery is a good one) and don't stop until everybody stops complaining about it and you will have lived through it without a sneezes..or at a least only a few...and that is what the doctors tell the mothers how to treat their children too.

Al Catraz said...

I guess the biggest difference in the two inaugurations is that the Trump supporters were at work, while only 3 of Obama's missed work to attend.

Anonymous said...

Why is the aerial photo of Trump's inauguration so bright? I thought it was heavy overcast and raining!

Anonymous said...

The Chambers in Bridgeport and Decatur do not run the economic development boards. Those boards are not part of the Chambers or in any way "their" boards. And also incorrect is referring to the recipients as being directors of those boards. They are paid staff, not even on the boards.

How about "the economic development directors for both Bridgeport and Decatur have been recognized as citizens of the year, an award given by the Chamber of Commerce in each city".

Anonymous said...

Yes, I think most people around hear and beyond know about Roy Eaton...he is a great man. But, I love them man and hate that rodeo crap...being a city girl.

Anonymous said...

Being that I was there first hand I can account for the fact that the crowd was full. A lot of the white you are seeing was security and safety tents they set up. Yes they were huge and took up a lot of space. They were still there at the end of the day as I walked an near empty mall in reflection.

Also that picture was taken very early and a lot of people (because of rain) did not sit out there like I did for 6 hours waiting.

Also they would not allow people in the bleachers and called everyone with tickets the night before apologizing that they had a confirmed threat to them so they shut them down. I actually have the voicemail as they apologize over and over but cannot risk public safety.

Keep spreading LIES Barry. Lost a ton of respect for you with these posts this morning. I have known your family for many many generations and you just disgraced your fathers good name with this very obvious group of lies.

I have always appreciated your blog as a open insight to the other side but today you have crossed over a line that I never imagined. Complete lies and fabrications to fit your cause. I am sad for you and I am sad for the once well respected Green name.

Anonymous said...

Had you watched the inauguration live you would have see the crowd that our president spoke about. The photos that you and other liberals run were at different times.

Christie has a job and there were more qualified people that have taken the needed positions. (Our president in power at this time doesn't just give jobs to buddies and fellow ideologues. Get used to more qualified people. After eight years of incompetency, it takes some time to adjust.

Triple Fake... said...

wouldn't it have been easier, and less confusing, to say "Ivanka's father-in-law"?
Equally confusing is the "(amazingly)" insertion. Is that supposed to be facetious? Is it amazing that he was a US Attorney, or amazing that he prosecuted someone?

You didn't waste much time making the Nazi propaganda connection. But yeah, Spicer's defense was lame and unnecessary.
The media will remain in full attack mode when petty responses such as this keep coming. That includes Trump. Somebody needs to slap the phone out of his hand to stop the twitter rants.
Conversely, it would be equally irritating to hear the incessant screeching of a Pantsuit President Clinton (shudder!), lecturing us like we're school kids

wordkyle said...

1) You realize that calling Sheriff Clarke "token" is totally and unequivocally racist, right?

2) IF....If the above anecdotes about the inauguration and slanted coverage are accurate, then the need for watchers and ombudsmen for the media is just as great as media watching of Trump. Who is the Leftist "Goebbels" who controls the media's biased coverage?

Anonymous said...

Republican voters actually have to work for a living. That's why we couldn't go to the inauguration.

Anonymous said...

If only we'd had a media to investigate claims that Obamacare would reduce your health insurance costs the sane way we have a media to investigate anything and everything about Donald Trump.

Anonymous said...

Are you on the Messenger's payroll or just a 'superfan'?

Anonymous said...

It was crazy cold and crowded at Obama's inauguration. To claim that the tight security and weather kept people away is bullshit. And if a little inconvenience keeps away his supporters, well, that says something too, don't it?

I also think Melania's story is admirable. I mean, coming from an escort agency like that to get all the way to where she is, well, that takes some real skill.

Anonymous said...

I had a family member at the inauguration. He said the security was so tight and multi-layered that many couldn't get through everything fast enough to attend the swearing in ceremony in time. And with all the locals (overwhelming Democrat) blocking so much of the routes, it is understandable about the crowd size. And Mr. Trump, you are the president now. Quit talking about size, etc. because we all know that "size doesn't matter". Make America great again, please!!

Anonymous said...

Totally agree with TF on the Trump/Clinton stuff--both are/would be a train wreck.

But I have no idea why this is an issue at all. It's like he's defending the small hands comment all over again, except this time his legitimacy is tied to the number of members in his crowd, as opposed to the number of inches in his member. The guy is a complete narcissist, and any insinuation that his "X" isn't as good as someone else's "Y" will draw immediate responses, no matter how petty it is.

Rage

Anonymous said...

8:51--you mean "at different times" as in "right when the presidential motorcade went by"?

Rage

Anonymous said...

"I am sad for you and I am sad for the once well respected Green name."

Oh man, BG, I'm not sure how you'll survive. Maybe today when you kick off work early like most criminal defense lawyers, and head to the lake house to be with your good looking wife and good step-kids, and plan your next yearly vacation to wherever you want to go (yeah, we know it'll be the same place), in addition to planning the continuation of your football stadium tour, you'll actually heed the words of this disgruntled, angry Trump supporter and change your miserable life.

Rage

Anonymous said...

Roy Eaton is an exceptional announcer and deserves more recognition after 50 years than a paper certificate!

Anonymous said...

9:19. Really? I went to work when I was 13. That was almost 50 years ago. Only time I didn't work was while giving birth. Thank you very much. Oh and I'm a Democrat. JS.

Anonymous said...

Folks, this is page right out of the propaganda machine of Joseph Goebbels. Never before in the history of our country do we have a greater need for the press and the media.

You are so right about this!

Anonymous said...

Why are liberals so violent? Maybe the crowd was smaller because sane people were afraid of the violence liberals are known for or the fact that O what's his name inauguration was on a Sunday and President Trumps was on a work day. Either way it doesn't matter. Trump is the President we have been waiting for.

Anonymous said...

BG-I do believe you have entered the depression stage of grieving. Hang in there. Acceptance will be down the road at some point.

Do you still self identify as a Libertarian?

Anonymous said...

Where is your outrage over the attacks on Trump's kid?

And exactly what rights were the women's marchers demanding except the continued right to abort a fetus?

If you libs keep on with the sky is falling business, you will continue to be tuned out by those that elected Trump in the first place.

Anonymous said...

Showing that liberal tolerance today I see. Madonna, I just want to send the message of love and tolerance today and Fu&$ you

Anonymous said...

Observations of the Mary KKK Walk on CSPAN Saturday;

I saw the rage family and Green families there. It was billed as family friendly but I sure saw a lot of vulgar signs and heard a lot of vulgarities from the speakers.

If you've ever seen a Madonna concert, she has her boy dancers groping and grabbing her, but has a problem with Trump saying what he did about grabbing women.

My tax dollars that go to planned parenthood were used to sponsor this trainwreck.

George Soros funded over 50 of the groups that sponsored it also.

The best sign is saw said, "If you like your P***Y, You can keep your P***Y"

Why did they call it a march if people were just standing there.

It was just a pro abortion venting session for all the liberal weenie snowflakes that are still in mourning over the election.

Once again, my tax dollars had to clean up the place after all those feminazis trashed the place.

Anonymous said...

I'm sure the crowds thinned a little when the democrat "protesters" started throwing stuff through windows and breaking things. You forgot to mention that. You of all people know that pictures can be made to look any way the person posting them want them to look!! I'm not a Trump fan but you are like the ladies of The View. You like to point out all of the weaknesses of the party you don't like but no mention of the other CRAP.

Anonymous said...

Today's mainstream media is nothing but a puppet to the liberal elite. The world would be a far better place without them....

Anonymous said...

Guess what day it is libs? It the day our and your President gets to work and his pen and phone are warmed up and ready.LOLLOLOLOL

Anonymous said...

The whole inaugural crowd size is a dumb issue. Dumb on the left and dumb on the right. Criticism of Obama was racist and criticism of Trump is virtuous. You leftist are emotional wrecks.

Anonymous said...

The point is that Sean the Media Guy was giving alternative facts about the crowd and the alternative fact is that what may have looked like "blank white spaces" were actually just some really white people wearing really white clothes. The fact that they stretched all the way back to the Lincoln Monument was not picked up by the photographs.

Anonymous said...

9:58:

Cat-like typing detected.


Rage

Anonymous said...

9:39, I guess you did not have the time to be a mother. How did your children turn out?

Anonymous said...

10:10, Sneaking off from the deep fryer to post detected.

Anonymous said...

I challenge anyone of you to point out a single bad song on Black Sabbath's first six albums! It's not there! You won't find it!

Anonymous said...

I didn't know that it was important to attend the inauguration? I watched it live on TV. I did know that it was important to show up to the voting polls!

Anonymous said...

Lunch is coming up and I'd like to place an order for a double cheeseburger and an order of fries. I'll take a Dr. Pecker too.

I'll be by in fifteen minutes to pick up my order.

Anonymous said...

I will give Obammy credit for one thing only, he is responsible for Trump being OUR president.

mzchief said...

Someone needs to let Trump and the media in on the fact that it doesn't matter if Obama had more people show up, in Washington on a cold January day, to witness an inauguration. Trump is STILL POTUS and the future of the US while Obama is history.

One thing the "Women's March" proved is that psycho liberal zealots will show up, in Washington on a cold January day, for any type of gathering especially if it's an absolutely meaningless endeavour that provides nothing more than a chance for them to publicly prove they're toxic loons.

Anonymous said...

THE COWBOYS ARE GOING TO THE SUPER BOWL. #alternative facts

whisky O said...

Our need is for an honest press and media, one that hasn't been around for forty years.

Anonymous said...

No matter how Barry worded the phrase of the directors getting citizen of the year...the question is still, why did they get citizen of the year for doing a job they are paid to do and who votes on this? I can tell you as a chamber member of both chambers, I never received a ballot to cast my vote.

Anonymous said...

Congratulations Roy Eaton on 50 years at the Fort Worth Fat Stock Show microphone (yes, I still use the old name). A true professional and promoter of Wise County, bringing us positive notoriety everytime he steps up to the announcer's stand. We are lucky to have him here as a member of our community. Good Job, Roy!

DF Old Stock Show Hand Who Knows of Whence He Speaks

Anonymous said...

Alternative Facts: When my 6 year old stood in front of me denying that she has "tasted" the chocolate cake for the church bazaar and that it must have been a stranger who came in the kitchen of our locked and alarmed house. Yet she had chocolate frosting on her fingers and chocolate icing smeared around her mouth. Yea, alternative facts.

DF Truth Be Told

Anonymous said...

I will never understand women who degrade other women who are trying to stand up for their rights.

Although it should come as no real surprise that a stay at home mom who thinks she's qualified to home school kids but had to go to China to teach because they will let you do it without a degree is completely detached from the issue of women' rights. I'm sure she's not used to standing up for herself when it counts, but is an internet tough guy on the blogosphere.

Rage

Anonymous said...

11:17, Professor Morrison would be upset that you didn't credit him when you use his example on circumstantial evidence, and didn't change it enough to make it look like it's your own work.

Rage

RatherBeSailing said...

ref the constable issue: I remember when I lived at the lake a constable's wife was stopping and ticketing people for traffic offenses. I have forgotten the name.

Anonymous said...

It's 2017 everyone and a new world order...get ready for some TRUMP FICTION!
Like he said, he so smart - he figures he will fool us all.
Signed Republican at heart and dismayed by the future at hand.

Anonymous said...

This just in the WH Office of News: West is now East and North is now South. Adjust your compass accordingly.

DF Sean Spicer
DF Truth Sayer

Anonymous said...

But did you see the memo that Trump is requiring TPS reports for all staff? Dang it! And they took up all the red Swingline staplers.

DF Milton

Anonymous said...

10:19 for the win today!

Anonymous said...

You do understand Trump supporters had to work- right?!

Anonymous said...

Anon says, "Yes, I think most people around hear and beyond know about Roy Eaton...he is a great man. But, I love them man and hate that rodeo crap...being a city girl."

OK- now that we have that all cleared up...

Anonymous said...

MzChief, I know you don't read the crap Rage writes but you should read his bs about you at 11:31. If you don't let him know he's way off base I'll do it for you. Rage doesn't seem to know you're a lawyer who homeschooled their kid well enough that he's a doctor.

Rage, you're a sexist idiot if you think women have to support crazy bitches just because they have a vagina.

Anonymous said...

Denny

sulopa said...

Rage,
I enjoy your comments. They are intelligent, informed, and logical with just the right amount of humor &/or irony.

I particularly enjoyed the one @9:34. Your parenthetical comment was a bit unexpected and the smile that was already on my face widened when I read it.

You are on a roll today.

Anonymous said...

Sulopa. You can remove Rage's member from your mouth now.

Anonymous said...

Reasons for lower turnout on Inauguration Day?

1. It was raining.
2. They over-slept.
3. They couldn't get off work (the Obama supporter excuse)
4. White people on white mats are hard to count.
5. They were locked out by Trump-haters in security not letting them through.
6. Bad clams at the early lunch.
7. They over-slept.
8. They didn't want to leave the Law & Order marathon on cable. Never know when you'll see it again.
9. Was that on the 20th? Sorry, calendar mistake.
10. They will just wait & catch the next 5 inaugurations with Trump after the cap is removed on terms.

I will share more reasons as soon as Kellyanne and I create them.

DF White House Press Talker, Sean Spicer

Anonymous said...

12:33 - I agree.

Anonymous said...

@ 9:44

Liberals are being violent because they know LE won't touch them out of fear of being plastered on social media and the obligatory law suit that follows.

A Libtard will never go toe to toe with anyone because the beat down they'd receive would reduce them to snot and tear-filled bags of excrement.

Anonymous said...

I want to know what Obama's 2013 crowd looked like. Of course the first one would be immense being the first black man. What about his second time.

Anonymous said...

This blog is quickly becoming the war on Trump.

Anonymous said...

As for the crowds being down at the inauguration..... it's obvious that Obama's fans didn't have jobs to go to and Trumps did.

Anonymous said...

Had you watched the inauguration live you would have see the crowd that our president spoke about. The photos that you and other liberals run were at different times. - 8:51

Nice try Sir, but there were cams live streaming the event. The one from high above the rear shows the empty areas. The one from stage level looking toward the crowd makes the area look full (optical illusion from the angle). Congratulations on your alternative facts, but just like Sean Spicer, you're wrong.

Anonymous said...

Maybe if you were a better parent this stuff wouldn't happen. You liberals allow your kids to deny authority and disrespect all rules of society. One day she will be stealing something else because you're too messed up to explain to her why lying is wrong and punish her for it. Don't worry about Trump, you have a much bigger problem festering at home.

Anonymous said...

Trumpers are really worried about this attendence thing

Anonymous said...

so are we done here?

Anonymous said...

hope so.