One More Day

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I’m going to make a wild prediction:
Fox News will crush CBSNBSABCCNNMSNBCPBSCNBC. I may be wrong. I was wrong the last time I made such a prognostication. Terribly wrong. And absolutely never happier to be so. Had my prediction of Mme. Pantsuit gotten elected, I wouldn’t be sitting here doing this.

For those into industrial strength schadenfreude, turn on CNN or MSDNC for awhile and watch the bubbling cauldrons of bile being forced down by people on the verge of dementia. Drink deep their tears and be refreshed.

Watch Elizabeth Warren Refuse to Shake Education Nominee Betsy DeVos’ Hand

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) refused to shake the hand of Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Department of Education, following a contentious Senate confirmation hearing on Tuesday.

[CtH: What a BITCH!]

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[CtH: I guess she would know!]

At Final Briefing, Obama Remarks on Transition, Israel, and Post-Presidency

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Watch the ‘Sycophantic’ W.H. Press Corps Shower Obama with Adulation in Final Presser

‘It’s been an honor’
President Obama began his final press conference on a surprising note. Despite “not liking all of the stories you’ve filed,” he told the gathered White House press corps that it’s your duty to ask “tough questions” and not be “sycophants.”

Too bad reporters were apparently not paying attention.

What followed was one softball after another, with rhetorical foot massages sandwiched between.

“Thank you, Mr. President,” each reporter began.

“It’s been an honor,” said another, before literally making the “call me” expression while pointing at her cellphone.

[CtH: GAG ME!!]

A reporter for The Blade, Chris Johnson, used his opportunity to ask the president a question to instead list a series of LGBT “accomplishments” Obama enjoyed during his tenure — before setting the president up to attack Trump.

Obama uses his final press conference to issue extraordinary warning to Trump that he will step in if he ’rounds up’ children for deportation, hits voting rights or ‘silences dissent’passing-the-torch
In his final press conference, Obama brought up contentions issues for the U.S. citizenry, and pointedly told Trump he would speak up if his successor strayed far from current policy on rights issues.

He mentioned ‘systematic discrimination’ and efforts to ‘punish’ immigrants who came here as children.

He praised the press for making ‘this place work better’ in another signal to Trump, who has attacked networks and news outlets.

Invokes Jim Crow efforts to ‘restrict the franchise’ and prioritizes voting rights amid looming fight with the GOP over voter ID laws.

[CtH: Ignores HISTORICAL FACT that DEMOCRATS were responsible for Jim Crow laws.]

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Filed under Barack Obama, Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump, Education, Elizabeth Warren, News Media

29 responses to “One More Day

  1. Pistol Pete

    Rep. Steve King Introduces Bill to Ban Aborting Babies With Heartbeats

    The legislation, the Heartbeat Protection Act of 2017, says that “any physician who knowingly performs an abortion and thereby kills a human fetus without determining, according to standard medical practice, whether the fetus has a detectable heartbeat; without informing the mother of the results of that determination; or after determining, according to standard medical practice, that the fetus has a detectable heartbeat, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 5 years, or both.”
    http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/lauretta-brown/

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    • chrissythehyphenated

      I’ve often thought that the definitions used to determine the cessation of human life should be applied to determine the beginning of human life.

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  2. Pistol Pete

    Trump’s inaugural pastor getting blasted by ‘very strong’ hate

    A Christian pastor who will be among the faith leaders at Friday’s inauguration of Donald Trump as the next president is being flooded with messages of “very strong” hate, but says he’s unfazed by the vicious comments.

    http://www.wnd.com/2017/01/trumps-inaugural-pastor-getting-blasted-by-very-strong-hate/#TeEOpm4Zp2GzOQJk.99

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  3. Pistol Pete

    Newt: It’s as Though President Obama & His Team Set Out To Do Everything They Could To Undermine America’s Position in the World

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  4. Pistol Pete

    ‘The View’ Ladies Wear ‘Pussy Hats’ to Support Women’s March

    “Saturday there’s this gigantic women’s March in Washington and all,” she said to cheers and applause. “So, you know, we’re wearing pink hats in celebration of this march of women who are not holding anybody down.”

    http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/culture/katie-yoder/2017/01/18/view-ladies-wear-pussy-hats-support-womens-march

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  5. Pistol Pete

    Obamacare killed 300,000 jobs, 10,200 companies, $19B in wages

    A new report certain to spur quicker GOP action to kill Obamacare finds that it has crushed small businesses forced to participate and robbed employees of $19 billion in wages in 2015.

    What’s more, the American Action Forum analysis found that Affordable Care Act regulations have cost 295,030 jobs and killed 10,130 small businesses that year.
    http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/obamacare-killed-300000-jobs-10200-companies-19b-in-wages/article/2612199

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    • chrissythehyphenated

      Since when is it a GOOD thing that an adult with a demanding position with enormous responsibilities has the time to know which celebrities are currently in?

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  6. Pistol Pete

    Report: Trump To Immediately Sign As Many As 200 Executive Orders Targeting Obama’s Policies…

    Trump has hinted he would, for example, work to repeal “job killing” energy regulations his first day in office. Trump’s also said he’d repeal Obama-era executive orders on immigration, and he pledged to begin dismantling the Affordable Care Act.
    http://dailycaller.com/2017/01/18/trump-to-immediately-sign-as-many-as-200-executive-orders/#ixzz4WDoWBjkU

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  7. Pistol Pete

    Police association leader: “Nobody is sorry to see” Obama go

    A leading voice for the nation’s police officers who has bluntly challenged President Obama for his lack of support for police, issued a truly blunt assessment of how police felt about Obama leaving 0ffice, snapping, “No one is sorry to see this guy go.”

    Speaking to The Blaze, William J. Johnson, executive director of the National Association of Police Organizations, said Johnson said Obama’s public statements have only offered “lip service” to the idea that targeting police officers is wrong, while he has demonstrated repeated support for groups that blame police for incidents involving minorities.
    http://hotair.com/archives/2017/01/18/police-association-leader-nobody-is-sorry-to-see-obama-go/

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  8. Pistol Pete

    George H.W. Bush Hospitalized UPDATE: Barbara Bush Hospitalized As Well

    It’s been a tumultuous couple of years for the 92-year-old former president. He suffered a fall in 2015 and fractured a bone in his neck, requiring a neck brace for several months.

    http://townhall.com/tipsheet/christinerousselle/2017/01/18/george-hw-bush-hospitalized-n2273285

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  9. Pistol Pete

    UPDATE: 68 Democrats Now Say They Will NOT Attend Tomorrow’s Inauguration…

    Every black democrat in Congress has joined the boycott.There are no senators I know of participating.Representatives have districts of about 700,000.Most of these come from safe districts where hatred for trump and anything republican is strong.

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  10. Ting

    Oh my goodness. The arrogance, the self-assurance, the very idea of Obama “stepping in” if Trump does something Obama doesn’t like. I can’t believe The Error is almost over. But is it? He wants us to wonder about that, doesn’t he.

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  11. chrissythehyphenated

    Am I reading this right? “This wall in West Wing used to have Obama photos until earlier today.” As in … all those frames were filled with pictures of Obama? Truly, the man was and is a FLAMING NARCISSIST.

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    • Ting

      I do remember seeing photos of the White House way back in the early days of the Obama mistake that had photos of himself all over the place. There was discussion about it somewhere. Maybe Hillbuzz. Maybe you even did a graphic of it at one time, Chrissy!

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  12. chrissythehyphenated

    I remember Obama singing, “I’m so in love with you.” (I always suspected he meant himself.)

    Trump sings “God Bless the USA”! Booyah! I also loved it when he said the pissy celebrities “boycotting” the inauguration hadn’t been invited. “I don’t want celebrities. I want the people.”

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  13. chrissythehyphenated

    The swamp may drain itself.

    Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) January 19, 2017 tweet reports, “GovExec poll: Over a quarter of federal workers say they might quit or retire because of Trump https://t.co/vYqb3c2CVL pic.twitter.com/3SQNtpXAjj”

    Buh bye!

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  14. chrissythehyphenated

    The only thing that separates the 1000s who lay dead there from the man with the wreath is a rich dad & 5 deferments. pic.twitter.com/BF1a3eJLwO — Michael Moore (@MMFlint) January 19, 2017

    OK, Fast Food warrior. Remind this Marine… what branch of the military did you serve in?@MMFlint https://t.co/xWYONSlLrA — The 57th State ℅EF™ (@EF517_V2) January 19, 2017

    http://twitchy.com/samj-3930/2017/01/19/fast-food-warrior-michael-moore-tries-to-slam-trump-about-serving-is-slammed-by-his-own-hypocrisy/

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  15. chrissythehyphenated

    In a letter, Obama asked Congress to consider closing the facility. Sen. Tim Scott provided a very short reply:

    No. https://t.co/6MSZ7lAehO — Tim Scott (@SenatorTimScott) January 19, 2017

    http://twitchy.com/dougp-3137/2017/01/19/perfect-obama-will-not-like-sen-tim-scotts-reply-to-his-final-call-to-close-gitmo/

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