Friday, October 5, 2018

Give Us This Day Our Daily Brett

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We'll freely admit the obvious: we don't have anything new to say about the Kavanaugh confirmation fiasco, other than that we hope it will be over soon.

Well that's not entirely true; what we really hope is that Kavanaugh's confirmation by the full senate will happen soon (perhaps Saturday), and that this result will be shoved forcefully up the Democrats' rectal regions sideways, sans lube (we'll make an exception for Ben-Gay), and then given a half-twist.

We further hope that Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh won't be a "forgive and forget" kind of guy, and will instead routinely end his legal opinions with large, bold, blood-colored lettering stating "Vengeance is mine!"

When the final vote comes Senators won't actually be voting for or against Kavanaugh as much as they're voting for or against complete anarchy and the end of due process. That's a verdict that should be of concern to every American.

Currently, it's being reported that the new FBI probe demanded by the Democrats has turned up absolutely nothing to indicate that Brett Kavanaugh was anything other than a typical (albeit high-performing) beer-drinking college student who then evolved into a remarkable human being of the highest standards imaginable. A gentleman, a scholar, and a demonstrable and lauded champion of women for decades.

We've had our fill of watching the Dems and the Leftist media casting stones at this good man. Now, we have to see if the Republicans have the stones to finally do the right thing.


DougM said...

• No one is to stone anyone until I blow this whistle, you understand?
Even, and I want to make this absolutely clear, even if they do say Jehovah.

• Alvin was determined to win the stuffed panda by knocking the saint's halo off.

• Health & safety regs required the use of Nerf™ stones.

• Saint Mohamed the Confused deeply regretted not wearing his padded codpiece that day.

• St Brett couldn't defend himself, because all his ammo melted.

• The guy with two swords stopped to watch for a minute while on his way for a sitting with a playing-card artist.

REM1875 said...

"end his legal opinions with large, bold, blood-colored lettering stating "Vengeance is mine!"

Let us not forget a mandatory smiley face under that in the interest of the all important bi-partisan ....ship .......(2 partisan sniping from a naval vessel)

M. Mitchell Marmel said...

" 'Everybody must get stoned' is just SONG LYRICS, you prats!"

Jim Irre said...

Oh the indignant outrage when he is confirmed! It will a spectacle like none we have ever seen! I think it will further seal the fate of the left in November.

Judi King said...

That's all I got from this pathetic debacle.

Geoff King said...

In other news, the test of FEMA's Emergency Presidential Cellular Alert System on Wednesday afternoon managed to annoy me and 225 million other people.
I certainly hope they do not test the system at regular intervals like they do on tv and radio.
I was on a 10 foot ladder pulling wire through a ceiling when my phone went off, making the most obnoxious sound possible. I almost jumped off into space thinking I had short circuited something.

Anonymous said...

"what we really hope is that Kavanaugh's confirmation by the full senate will happen soon (perhaps Saturday), and that this result will be shoved forcefully up the Democrats' rectal regions sideways, sans lube (we'll make an exception for Ben-Gay), and then given a half-twist"

I'd exchange the Ben-Gay for Super Glue for those folks - they need something that is REALLY a priority !

Fish Out of Water said...
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Rod said...

Thanks Stilt; this is an historical "keeper" edition. Of your seven zingers for the Earwigs my faves are #5 & #6.

You'd better start working on the earwig for some of these damned Republicans now... but maybe this will work out OK. And I just can't wait to see the outrage. At that time maybe Trump will actually tell a White House Reporter to sit down and shut up.. or even better: Have them forcibly ejected from the room.

Rod said...

Oops. That comment was so good I deliberately repeated it. [just kidding; More coffee!]
In the future, how does one remove a comment?

Fish Out of Water said...

I am spent in what I have to say about the "progressive"democratic-led lynch mob attempting to derail our legislative process, and to take another step forward towards destroying our institutions and society .

The identity politics which greatly fueled the mob, conceived in the '60s , malignantly gestated through the '70s. '80s and 90's came to a head during the Presidency of the worst electoral mistake since the peanut farmer from Plains Ga, who I believe is having a good laugh viewing what he has wrought.

But among the democrats in the House and Senate, other than its leaders and its self-styled 'leaders', are there not those dismayed and disgusted by what travesties are carried out? This should be a takeaway from the disgrace to our government and to your name in the name of identity politics.

Jack said...

I live in a home-for-the-elderly. Yesterday one of the new residents spoke of getting rid of the president and he didn't mean sending him out for a snort at a local bar so that staffers could talk about Malania's body.

Your humor in addressing Left-Wing violence is excellent because it reminds people to talk about how to keep the republic working well. Three of my friends are dead because of EPA mistakes. In two cases, it is considered murder. The third EPA-related death is suspicious.

Add to that the FBI killings at Ruby Ridge, Waco and Bend. Then there are the Hillary killings and the violence of Anti-fa.

Stilt, Thanks for all that you do. Keep up the good work

Gumby-damn-it! said...

For Ear Wigs...

I wish I could remember where that house is. I liked it...I think!

I wish I could preside over the Court of Public Opinion. Compared to it, the Supreme Court would be so boring!

No nativity scene in Washington D.C. this year? What's next? Democrats roasting me on a spit over sexual abuse allegations?

My Lord, the "ice chucking" event was merely a suggestion for this year's Olympics.

Note to self: bring plenty of ice, drugs to spike the punch, and a pink pussy hat to hold over her face (or a bag).

American Cowboy said...

"Now, we have to see if the Republicans have the stones to finally do the right thing."

I hate to be a pessimist...I don't think that will happen.

Igor said...

For those of you whose phones *didn't* go off for the Presidential Alert test:
Get rid of your Obamaphone and go out and get a job!

B.C. said...

St. Brett was slyly gathering ammunition, knowing full well that the limp-wristed Pelosistinians couldn't break wet toilet paper with their throwing abilities. The coming years would prove a bloodbath for the Pelosistinians' agenda before the ascendant St. Brett's court. Carpe petram!

Linda Lee said...

When the final vote comes Senators won't actually be voting for or against Kavanaugh as much as they're voting for or against complete anarchy and the end of due process. That's a verdict that should be of concern to every American. - so true, and so well said. I'll be quoting you on that. It's the essence of this battle.

Fred Ciampi said...

As soon as Brett is confirmed I plan to start posting such things as "He will make it legal to carry concealed weapons anywhere in all 57 states. And in Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and Alaska too". "Brett will remove all speed limits including school zones". And as I think of more idiotic things to add I'll write them down so I don't forget them in the next 5 seconds.....

Oh, Rod, to remove a comment look for the trash can at the lower right of your post and click on it. Every time I discover an error in my post I do a highlight/copy, remove post, and in a new comment window, paste and then edit.

Judi King said...

I noticed that the majority of women senators voted NO for closure. Just saying. Remember that when you vote in Nov.

Gee M said...

Actually, my Obamaphone did go in my assisted-living facility room.
Give me a bit of time to roll over {I still have one good arm} and you can kiss my available welfare butt.

TrickyRicky said...

If we could get Soros into the earwig situation depicted today I would set up a stone booth and retire to my own island a la Larry Ellison.

Gee M said...

@Judi King

I was watching Fox Noos and I saw a Bill Ayres look-alike (coulda been him) and a hefty young woman with orange hair fist pumping and screeching in lock step with one of the many Kavanaugh lynch mobs...when I vote in November I'll be thinking of those ass-clowns and their pain as not only will Brett be a new Justice but the Red State Buckaroos will still have a Senate majority [thanks, dims!).Like fingernails run down a chalkboard!
I think Murkowski is the only Red female to vote "NO"...that's Alaska's shame to deal with.

John25mm said...

I can't remember if I had seen this idea here or somewhere else but I still think it would be wonderful if Justice Thomas was the one to swear him in. Oh the wailing that would go on from the left.

As to what Judi King said about the majority of the women senators (deliberate lower case and that would at this moment in time apply to pretty much all of the senators. They don't really deserve a whole lot of respect.) voting against Kavanaugh it seems as if they are the ones voting along sexist lines.

I am glad that my senator (Graham) has finally found some back bone. I guess the removal of McCain's sphincter from around his neck(for those who can't see the visual image. He had his head up McCain's ass) has allowed the blood to return to his head.

John the Econ said...

What graduating at the top of your class at Yale is really like.

So will someone answer me this: If Kavanaugh was falling-down drunk during most of the '80s, how was it possible that he was able to graduate at the top of his class? Is he simply that inherently brilliant, or are the standards (and competition) at Yale that overrated?

The FBI Probe: The fact DiFi's office hasn't leaked it tells you all you need to know. We'll likely never see the 7th FBI report that just had to be done to see what a bad guy Kavanaugh really is because Kavanaugh was not the bad actor in any of this. Not only is there absolutely nothing damning of Kavanaugh in it, but it probably documents Dr. Ford's inconsistencies and/or outright lies. I doubt that this was a surprise to anyone on the Senate panel, but then again that was never the point. It was all just a ploy to buy another week and to fan flames.

But the real loser here has to be Dianne Feinstein. It's my understanding that the copy that she got had redactions, likely having to do with how Dr. Ford's supposedly confidential letter was leaked by Feinstein or her staff. The look on her face spoke volumes. Having both destroyed what little credibility she had left and failing to satiate the far-left that has taken over the Democratic Party, she now gets to go home to California to deal with her staffing issues and face an election against a farther-left challenger.

Just heard Chuck Schumer say that the Kavanaugh confirmation will be "the saddest and most immoral chapter in Senate history." Nothing more honest has never been said, and ironically from one of the architects of this s***show.

With civil libertarians like this, who needs fascists?:

Why the ACLU Opposes Brett Kavanaugh's Nomination to the Supreme Court

America's supposedly leading civil rights organization has gone on the record taking the side of unverifiable and unprovable hearsay accusations against an otherwise unblemished citizen.

This is just another example of the kind of world we can expect to live in if and when these people ever get real power.

Colby Muenster said...

So.... has anyone heard anything about Senator Daines (R - Montana)? Last I heard, he was adamant about being at his daughter's wedding Saturday, and would not be participating in the Kavanaugh vote.

@John the Econ,
The LAST thing the ACLU wants is another Constitutionalist SCOTUS judge!

Judi King said...

And another thing...........after the roll call vote was taken and the Ayes were clearly ahead, several senators were called again and answered with their No votes. It was as if they held their vote to see if more Nos were needed. When that started happening, I said to myself...the Ayes will be at 51, just enough. And sure enough. It seems a little fixed or phony or whatever to me.

Bobo said...

Should (GOD forbid) Kavanaugh not be confirmed Trump should fire Sessions and appoint Kavanaugh to be the next Attorney General and,as they say in NASCAR, "have at it,boys" and let him drain the swamp, starting with Hit-lary. No holds barred as enemies of the state.

Laura D said...

@ Colby Muenster,

According to Breitbart News, Sen. Daines will have a plane standing by so he can fly back to DC and vote, if needed. An interesting note that Breitbart also brings out: if there are 50 "ayes" without him, he can skip the vote, thus making it 50-49 in favor of confirmation.

james daily said...

As commander in chief, President Trump could actually have one of those AF super duper jets fly him back. What I can't work out is the 4 hour time difference. I could see it if he voted and then flew to Montana but W to E is beyond me.
I wonder how many of these that lied to the FBI will Mueller indict and convict and toss in the pokey?
Lastly, I am now wondering about the next SCOUS appointment? Rerun? If we get a larger majority in the Senate, a slam dunk without all this ruining lives in both parties.

Rod said...

@Judi King: We're both suspicious. I was thinking the pass-on-the-first-roll-call then come in later one-at-a-time (with several of them also using the dramatic the "thumb down") were probably well coordinated one-at-a-time appearances to obtain a short video clip for their campaigns. Now I also think What-you-said as well. What a bunch of asses.

Dan said...

I'm so tired of the newsfolk (and I'm lookin' at you, too, Fox) keep making everything into a perils of Pauline situation. Look, newspipples, either Pauline will be run over by the train, or she'll be rescued. Just report it as it is, no need to hyperbolize it. There are times that it's OK to tell us, as an update, that nothing has changed. Generalissimo Francisco Franco is still dead.

It's getting so an avowed news junkie like me is starting to turn off the TV. I'll still listen to Bill Plante and Rush when I can, though. And check Stilton regularly.

American Cowboy said...

I am old, I have a cheap pay-as-you-go flip phone; not one of those bright, shiny, "smart" things that 99% of the rest of you folks cannot pry off your ears or thumbs. It is not a free Øbammy phone, and I damned well WORK for what I have, THANK YOU VERY MUCH!

BTW, if you can ride that high horse you are on, come on up to the high country where I live. I can always use a hard worker like you.

Stilton Jarlsberg said...

@Doug M- As always, great punchlines!

@REM1875- OOH, that is a nice touch!

@M. Mitchell Marmel- That's funnier than the line I actually used. Well played!

@Jim Irre- Saturday will be really interesting. Following the vote, one side or the other is going to be steaming mad. I certainly hope it's the Lefties, because they tend to put on a WAY better show when their feelings get hurt.

@Judi King- I think you've caught the very essence of what we should all take away from this. Not that I love the GOP, but the Dems are human filth.

@Geoff King- That DOES sound like a bad time and place to get an unexpected Presidential alert. Still, we should all give thanks that president Soetoro didn't have the ability to annoy us with such messages for 8 years.

@Anonymous- Does Ben-Gay mix with Super Glue? Asking for a friend...

@Rod- I think we're definitely approaching a feces hitting the fan moment after the vote is tallied. And yes, I'd be rather pleased if firm measures were taken if any protests get out of hand. Water cannons are always fun to watch!

@Fish Out of Water- This goes right to the title of my previous cartoon (I think): "Shame! Come Back!" We really NEED people in general and politicians in particular to start feeling shame for the crap they pull.

@Jack Wiegman- I'm so sorry about your friends who perished as a result of their interactions with the EPA. That's very scary stuff. And the other examples of government vs the people violence are all too real, as well. My greatest hope is that somehow people can again learn the art of having conversation and debate without rancor and threats of violence against those with whom they disagree.

@Gumby-damn-it!- I'm actually planning to go out and buy some beer tomorrow (I rarely drink the stuff), just so I can have one ice cold to chug at the point Kavanaugh is voted in. What the heck, I may run out in the front yard and throw ice, too!

@American Cowboy- Oh hell, I don't think it will happen either. But hope springs eternal.

@Igor- I only started carrying a smart phone about two weeks ago, so I assumed that these messages were something that everyone else had been seeing for years. I am not Mr. High Tech.

@B.C.- You can never go wrong ending up with a bit of latin!

@Linda McWilliams- Just calling it the way I see it. If Kavanaugh goes down, I'll be losing hope over a lot more than just a Supreme Court seat.

@Fred Ciampi- I love that idea. Let's be honest here: the Dems deserve whatever playful torture we can throw at them. They were insufferable during the Obama years, and somehow they've managed to be even WORSE since Trump took office. By all means, let's drive them crazy for a change!

And thanks for the trashcan tip. I knew that I could use it to remove (not edit) people's comments, but I didn't know that others could.

Stilton Jarlsberg said...

@Judi King- I think we should be taking notes on a LOT of people involved in this fiasco...

@Gee M- Touche!

@TrickyRicky- Oh sure, it seems like it would be fun...but is it really worth all of the trouble to convert to Islam?

@Gee M- You've hit the nail on the head. A vote for Kavanaugh is a vote against the lunatics in the streets. As will be our votes in November.

@John Fernau- I'd love to see Thomas swear in Kavanaugh, just to encourage more Leftists to go ahead and have aneurysms. For that matter, swear him in using a 24-pack of beer.

@John the Econ- Kavanaugh made that point, but very few wanted to listen: how can you get high grades in Yale if you're passed out in your own puke when classes are being held? And how can you perform in athletic practice? I believe Kavanaugh was probably an occasional binge drinker, but definitely not a full-time lush.

Good point about Feinstein, who absolutely deserves whatever punishment history eventually deals her for really creating this horrendous spectacle.

And the ACLU is dead. They don't give a damn about civil liberties anymore, just fighting for who they like, right or wrong.

@Colby Muenster- Senator Daines will have a private jet waiting if his vote is needed, and the vote will be held open until he can arrive.

@Judi King- Fixed or phony seems to typify a LOT of what happens in Washington these days.

@Bobo- Works for me!

@Laura D- Thanks for the more detailed explanation!

@James Daily- It's hard for me to imagine anyone will WANT to be nominated for the next SCOTUS seat after seeing what was done to Kavanaugh and his family. Another good reason not to reward the Democrats for their perfidy.

@Rod- That sounds very plausible. And yes, they're asses.

@Dan- I'm with you on the overblown nature of "news" reporting on Fox (an exception being Bret Baier's broadcast). Every minor update to any inconsequential story is preceded by a "swoosh- DANG!" sound and a full screen ALERT graphic. It's ridiculous and cheapens the channel.

And I, too, am deathly sick of the news. My biggest exception: the Wall Street Journal which does great reporting and great editorializing and, best of all, keeps them separate.

@American Cowboy- Until very recently, I was using a Tracfone pay-as-you-go flip phone. The darn thing finally died, so I grudgingly got a cheap ($25) Tracfone smart phone. It has some amusing tricks, but it's too big to conveniently carry in my pocket, and I just can't keep up with all of the apps and doodads on it. Though I HAVE learned to send text messages to my daughter.

Fish Out of Water said...

Now that its (nearly) over:
13 weeks.

13 weeks this farce has sucked the air out of the room, it has monopolized our attention. For 13 weeks it has only been this that Congress and the nation has been focused upon.

Given 13 weeks without the drama, the baseless accusations, attempted character assassination and the organized, for-hire disruption funded by outside parties, what might have been constructively accomplished?

In 13 weeks, Congress might have started dealing more with our older roads and bridges, with the approaching 24/7 gridlock in all our major urban centers, work to help rural areas have better access to high-speed internet.

In 13 weeks, Congress could move to make our telecommunication providers step up and make it far more difficult than it is now or spammers, scammers and phishers to plague our phones lines and email accounts. In 13 weeks Congress might have made it easier for states to maintain and expand upon 'safe houses' for victims of spousal abuse.

13 weeks of lost opportunity by a handful of "progressives" /"resistance" so blinkered and bound by their ideological chains they would burn the house down around them for the sake of their self-righteousness.

In 4 weeks, remember that when you vote.

Anonymous said...

I wonder how many millions of taxpayer dollars the Democrats wasted on their Bret Kavanaugh witch hunt? And we're stuck paying their salaries. Disgusting.

Rod said...

Yep, let's all hope Trump etal seats Kavanaugh immediately & keeps the opposition (that term for them is being very kind) fully panicked & over the top ridiculous for the month before mid-term election. I can hardly wait.

Gee M said...

R B Ginsberg being NOT special. Somehow the Congress forgot this, along with her falling asleep during a State of the Union, and during verbal arguments on cases before the court (her explanation was "I wasn't 100% sober". Wha-wha-WHAT? )

Interview July 8, 2016 with New York Times

"I can’t imagine what this place would be — I can’t imagine what the country would be — with Donald Trump as our president. For the country, it could be four years. For the court, it could be — I don’t even want to contemplate that.

Referring to something she thought her late husband, tax lawyer Martin Ginsburg, would have said, she said: "Now it’s time for us to move to New Zealand."

Interview July 11, 2016 with CNN

"He is a faker. He has no consistency about him. He says whatever comes into his head at the moment. He really has an ego. ... How has he gotten away with not turning over his tax returns? The press seems to be very gentle with him on that ….

"At first I thought it was funny," she said of Trump's early candidacy. "To think that there's a possibility that he could be president ….

"I think he has gotten so much free publicity ….

"Every other presidential candidate has turned over tax returns."

(The Washington Post reported July 13, 2016 that the Ginsburg-Trump feud had "gone nuclear," with Trump calling on Ginsburg to resign and saying "her mind is shot.")

Update: On July 14, 2016, Ginsburg apologized for her remarks, saying they were "ill-advised."

Researchers: Tom Kertscher

CNN, video clip of Paul Ryan town hall, July 12, 2016

CNN, "Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg calls Trump a ‘faker’; he says she should resign," July 13, 2016

New York Times, "Ruth Bader Ginsburg, no fan of Donald Trump, critiques latest term," July 10, 2016

Associated Press, "Ginsburg doesn’t want to envision a Trump win," July 8, 2016

At this point, all I can say head hurts.

From what I understand, the Founding Fathers did't envision 4 Libs, 4 Cons, and a swinger...uh...I mean to say, a swing vote. Ideally there could be 9 opinions in more or less agreement...using the Constitution (the "paper" one, not the imaginary bio-version "living Constitution" one) to reach consensus. Diversity being allowed but adjusting for current societal attitudes is not.
Oddly enough Justice Brett may bring the SCOTUS back to it's intended functionality.

Gee M said...

"Political correctness is a doctrine, fostered by a delusional, illogical minority and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a turd by the clean end."

Velveeta Processed Cheese Food said...

This just in: Kavanaugh confirmed!

Rod said...

Reminder: "Elections have consequences". -Barry Otero aka some other name & religion later.

They do: "KAVANAUGH CONFIRMED FOR SCOTUS" Well done to Trump, Kavanaugh, McConnell et al.

Opposition in U.S. Senate gallery did not show respect for the proceedings and were escorted out; but that's probably all. They're still around; and that type of acting-up will surely continue. That's too bad. We may eventually need to fix that.

Valvenator said...

Anonymous Velveeta Processed Cheese Food said...
This just in: Kavanaugh confirmed!
October 6, 2018 at 3:30 PM

Thank You!!!
Good news to sleep on.

james daily said...

Now, with the court firmly in control and agreement with the Constitution, President Trump is in a good position to add two more that would change this country for many many years. Now, if we can energize the base to turn out, we can decimate the democrat party where they will be irrelevant for years to come. If we can get a wider margin of Senators, and that is a good possibility, we will not see this scorched earth fight with democrats as the Rs would have the votes, even with RINOs, to shut it down instead of playing touchy-feely. One thing is for dam sure, they voters are paying attention.
My main hope is after this takes place, Sara Palin runs against that traitorous Senator Murkowski in 2022. I can assure you she will be supported nation wide by conservatives and pounded unmercifully by demorats.

Rod said...

My memo above surprisingly has two extra and repeated "quote" paragraphs in it by accident; and I do not see a trash can to remove and fix it. Sorry. Stilt: might you be able to fix that? - Rod

Gee M said...

The remove comment trash cans are gone from all the comments sections, although I just checked the previous two.
Wow...I'm sometimes in a hurry and miss lotsa errors and double taps...sometimes Windows just scrambles stuff.

Gee M said...

And just like that, there's a trash can icon bottom of my post...the one saying there are no more trash cans.

Rod said...

Rod said...
The ability of Democrats to immediately and across-the-board speed-shift from one tactic to the next is (to me) more demonstration that they have little underlying moral guidance nor character. Within minutes of the Kavanaugh confirmation vote to SCOTUS, several Demos appeared in national TV spots saying (in effect) 'We lost this one so now the only way to prevail is at the polls. (They ARE very clever and play the game well). NO moral outrage, just the call to get out the vote so they can get back to deep state law-breaking.

And although it's a very well known tactic for them to accuse their opposition of doing EXACTLY the bad things they've already & clearly been doing... today THIS was on Politico:

"Whether Trump knew it or not, his remarks were perfectly pitched to stoke anxieties that have haunted many top Democratic operatives for a generation: the fear that their party loses big power struggles because Republicans are simply tougher, meaner, more cynical and more ruthless than they are.

A belief in one’s own virtue feels good. Losing a battle that could shape the American political landscape for decades feels bad. The tension between the two left some Democrats grappling anew this weekend with the implications: Maybe they really are the Wet Rag Party.

“They are more ruthless,” said Jennifer Palmieri, who over a quarter-century has served as a top aide to Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. “And I don’t want to be like them. … The answer can’t be for Democrats to be just as cynical.”

Unquote and back to me again. LOL! Stop it; I can't breathe. OMG that is a rich one. The Republicans are the savages. So say the angels of our society. They come up with things I could never think of. I call it some some sort of strange mental illness.

Stilton Jarlsberg said...

@Rod- I can't really edit comments, but there IS a workaround I can use (and you can too, I think). I just copied your message, pasted it into the comment box, made the edits, and then made a new post as "you." I then erased the original message (I still see trashcans, but then again I'm the Head Honcho around here (grin).

@Gee M- I'm pretty sure it's some kind of trashcan conspiracy!