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FORD v. KAVANAUGH AND THE U.S.: WHERE AND HOW DO WE ARRIVE AT ‘TRUTH?’

BY DAN VALENTI

PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY

(FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY OCT. 3, 2018) — As the FBI’s seventh investigation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh presumably winds down, the damage to everyone already has sunk to the foundation. Damaged stand the U.S. Senate; Kavanaugh, Ford, and their families; the political process; and the country itself. In the end, the Senate will vote this week. Kav will win narrow election to the Supreme Court, and he will join Diana Ross and her backups ASAP.

Will it have been worth it? What price, hatred? What price, this new politics of personal destruction? How on earth can we ever expect good men and women to run for office? How will we stop the onslaught of greed mongers and payroll patriots who see “public service as the bedraggled public serving the politicians’ selfish lusts for power and money?

Unless and until a new, higher standard emerges (which is nothing more to say than witnessing the return of such timeless principles as “preponderance of evidence,” “presumpti0n of innocence,” and “burden of proof”), the venomous partisanship that now characterizes the political process requires only:

  • the assertion of wrongdoing
  • by one person
  • unsupported by facts or corroboration
  • to ruin a reputation and blow up the tracks leading forward to national progress key issues.

Guilt now lies in the mere accusation. THE PLANET cannot think of a more disturbing derailment. The Founders wanted better than that. Of course, how could they foresee the cancer known collectively as “social media?”

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Christine Blasey Ford claims Brett Kavanaugh groped her clothed body 36 years ago at a high school kegger, when she was 15 and he 17. She offered no evidence. Kavanaugh categorically denied the assertion, yet the country came to a stop.

Forget the FBI probe. THE PLANET  has a better way to go forward by introducing some logic. In formal logic, there’s a principle called The Exclusion of the Middle. This states that there is no middle ground between truth and falsity. Either an assertion is true or it is not true. “A” and “not A” cannot both be true. Kavanaugh cannot have sexually attacked Ford and not sexually attacked Ford. So which is it?

Actually, no one can say, and we can never know for sure. Some things are unprovable, those that lie in the excluded middle, but we can believe them with faith supported by logic and common sense. For example, in math, as our good friend Chuck Vincelette will agree, there’s a theorem holding that every even number greater than two is the sum of two prime numbers.

Is this true?

Computers have checked every such even number past 300,000,000,000,000,000 (17 zeroes) and have not found one exception. So can we say the theorem is true? No. All we can say is that for all even numbers thus far checked, the statement holds true. The only way for us to arrive at actual, technical truth would be for a computer to check the complete infinite set of even numbers above two, in which case we would wait forever. It could never check ALL of the even numbers in an infinite set. The only way for the process to end would be if the computer found an exception. None has yet been found. Nonetheless, THE PLANET can reasonably hold it “true” that every even number above two is the sum of two primes.

In the same way, we can say that based on all the evidence and claims, Kavanaugh did NOT perform the act claimed by Ford. The Senate, FBI, and Aunt Edna’s pet poodle could investigate, probe, and check until the sun explodes and turns us all to toast, and they will NEVER be able to definitively arrive at technical truth. Short of that, we must examine the evidence supporting her claims — and there is none, at least none admissible by any standard of justice and fair play. That’s the best we have.

Kavanaugh’s like that even number greater than two. We can say he’s the sum of two prime numbers, and we can have faith in the truth of that declaration. That’s as far as we can go. It is IMPOSSIBLE for him to produce a valid legal argument that he never, ever, not once committed murder, let alone groped Ford 36 years ago.  It is IMPOSSIBLE for Kavanaugh to produce such an argument, and we can’t expect that of him. It is up to Ford to submit a preponderance of evidence to support the claim. She failed to do that. Her charge must therefore be dismissed.

There, you’ve got the truth. Now send Kav to the Court.

Once upon a time, 2 + 2 = 4.

Today, 2 + 2 = ?.

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“A great nation ought not to be a hammer but a magnet” — G. K. Chesterton.

“OPEN THE WINDOW, AUNT MILLIE.”

LOVE TO ALL.

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219 Responses to “FORD v. KAVANAUGH AND THE U.S.: WHERE AND HOW DO WE ARRIVE AT ‘TRUTH?’”

  1. Cicero
    October 4, 2018 at 6:35 am #

    The new Clery Report was just released for Williams College. In 2017 there were 13 reported rapes, 13 “forced fondling” sexual assaults, 10 incidents of dating violence and 10 cases of stalking.

    We can now update our aggregate rape numbers to 55 allegations in the last 4 years and 84 in the last 7 years.

    And the most telling stat of all remains the same: ZERO criminal prosecutions in the lot.

    All of you Caccaveillo supporters – particularly the hypocrites who feel so strongly about the Dr. Ford situation – when exactly is your candidate going to explain this? And why do you not care?

    • The school committee
      October 4, 2018 at 7:01 am #

      It sounds like you need Harrington to explain what Williams college did here.What are the continuing facts.Why were there no prosecusions? Are you saying the Dad office had a case to prosecute but was asked not to charge a influential student….your not stating why Capeless would not go forward.

      • Cicero
        October 4, 2018 at 7:22 am #

        That is the lamest deflection I have read in…well, at least an hour.

        The numbers are the numbers. It is not incumbent upon me or anyone else to guess why Capeless and Caccaveillo decided to NEVER prosecute Williams cases. The facts speak for themselves and demand an explanation from the responsible parties – Capeless and Caccaviello.

        Saying that Harrington “needs to explain what Williams did here” is the height of stupidity.

        • Charlie
          October 4, 2018 at 7:51 am #

          We’re giving you time to hoist yourself on your own petard, Krollero. Williams doesn’t release names because the victims don’t want to inform police. But since you won’t accept that, hoist away.

          • Cicero
            October 4, 2018 at 8:22 am #

            Yes, Marquis, you keep saying that, as if you can speak to the wishes of all these victims.

            By the way, I checked out your FB page today and have a couple of observations for you. First, I hope you are certain that Lucas Jackson is actually Tim Walsh. If not, you have strayed firmly into libel territory given the accusations you make. 2nd, as to those accusations, I also hope that you are telling the truth about Lucas Jackson sending you “kiddy porn.” I looked at his FB page too and I see a whole ton of screenshots of your FB and old Twitter accounts. I don’t see any kiddy porn. If he really sent any to you, you should go to the cops. If he didn’t, and you are making false accusations and threats of prosecution, you should probably speak to a lawyer to see if that is a good idea. 3rd and last, I am wondering why you are FB friends with young ladies like Christy Scott, Lori Davis, Na Na Johnson, Erin Schilling and apparently many others. I looked them all up on FB and, sure enough, there you are on their Friends list.

            Pretty gross stuff.

          • danvalenti
            October 4, 2018 at 8:34 am #

            CICERO / BRIAN MARQUIS / LUCAS JACKSON
            THE PLANET allows as full a range of full-throated discussion and debate as possible — certainly, the most free and allowable in Western Massachusetts. These discussions are, however, monitored carefully as best as can be given this site’s love of and belief in The First Amendment. You three have come perilously close at times to talk that has no place here, such as the comment above. We therefore issue all of you, and all of the posters of this site, a warning. Keep your comments to the point and free of scurrilous and unsupported attacks. You get one warning. After that, it’s goodbye. Posting on THE PLANET is a privilege granted by the publisher. It is not a right.

        • The school committee
          October 4, 2018 at 11:29 am #

          I do not know the story of Williams college rapes,Just take a moment as someone who is aware of what went on to explain to us why Capeless did not charge domeonr

          • Cicero
            October 4, 2018 at 2:17 pm #

            I am not “aware of what went down” in individual cases any more than you are. But I have become very aware of the overall numbers and the fact that it has been a long, long time since since a Williams rape case saw the inside of a courtroom. While the number of allegations has gone through the roof.

            You and many others here don’t see very interested, but I would like to know how many complainants tried to pursue criminal charges. I would like to know how many actual investigations took place. I would like to know what the final dispositions were.

            When I see people try to dismiss all this by asking “well why would Capeless do that?” I wonder if we inhabit the same planet. Human beings are inexplicable. And rottenness is everywhere.

        • Stacey Elin Rossi
          October 10, 2018 at 3:55 am #

          Cicero,

          Could you please email me at berkshirelegal@gmail.com? I have an extremely important question for you.

          Thank you.

      • Akbar Fukwad
        October 4, 2018 at 9:37 am #

        Don’t Saudi princes send their spawn to Williams? And we know what that culture thinks of Women.

    • X-Lachs Lounge
      October 4, 2018 at 9:59 am #

      What does Angry Andrea have to say about this? After all she’s the self anointed queen of the Berkshire count democrats.

  2. Edward R. Murrow
    October 4, 2018 at 7:02 am #

    From the “journalists” at The Hill:

    “He [Kavanaugh] testified to the Senate Judiciary Committee that while he “likes beer,” that he never blacked out from drinking. The testimony has come under fire from a number of former classmates who have come forward to accuse Kavanaugh of misrepresenting his past drinking habits and other information.”

    A “number”? Two”? “three”? “ten”? Name them then. They say they saw the guy drunk, but they really don’t know more than that. They have not seen the guy commit a crime, or much else.

    “A number of other women have come forward with misconduct allegations against Kavanaugh, including Deborah Ramirez, a Yale classmate who says Kavanaugh shoved his genitals in her face during a college dorm party.”

    Again, a “number.” We’ve heard from three. It is three. Say it, “three.” Ford has no evidence, no corroboration, and no clarity on anything. Ramirez has no idea if it was Kavanaugh. And Swetnick has got zero, nay, less than zero.

    “[Jamie] Roche [freshman roommate of Kavanaugh] wrote in his op-ed and told CNN that Ramirez, who is a friend, is a believable witness and not fabricating the story.”

    ‘There is zero chance that she is making up this story,’ Roche said.”

    Right, so you just assert that what she says is true, et voila, it’s true. You’re a friend, ergo, what she says must be true.

    Again with the Stalinist assertions without facts, without evidence, without witnesses, without logic. Just what I FEEL is true. I like you (and hate Trump) so what you say has to be true.

    Why? Because Trump sucks and his nominee should be defeated.

    • Edward R. Murrow
      October 4, 2018 at 7:16 am #

      From the Weekly Standard, by Virginia Hume

      “On Friday [9/9(?)], a group of women who knew Brett in high school sent a letter in support of him to Senators Grassley and Feinstein. I am one of those 65 women. Having seen some of the reaction to the letter, I’d like to clear up a few things:

      “The letter was conceived and drafted by friends of Brett’s, and it was drafted after allegations came out on Thursday. I learned about the letter from a friend and fellow signatory. Others learned about it the same way. Those surprised at the speed with which it came together should see it as yet another testament to Brett’s excellent reputation.”

      From CBS “News”:

      “Soon after Ford’s accusation, 65 women who knew Kavanaugh in high school have come forward to defend his character in an open letter.”

      65, now that’s a “number.”

      • Johnny Absurd
        October 4, 2018 at 9:21 am #

        Not sure what your point is. The guy found 65 woman he did not rape and got them to say he never assaulted them? so what?

        I assume he did not rob any banks in India either but what has that got to do with woman who may have been assaulted when these 65 woman were not around to see it?

        • Edward R. Murrow
          October 4, 2018 at 11:08 am #

          The point is that you don’t hear much about the 65, that 65 is a higher “number” than 3, that if people are worried about Kav’s character, you have some pro-Kav folks, and that the media is biased, duh.

          • Art seller
            October 7, 2018 at 11:43 am #

            Murrow as I said before you do not bring accurate information to the table. Just three? Are you aware that it was Scump who ran the investigation?Anyone who had any damaging information about KavaScump were omitted from the list of people to be investigated by the FBI. Now I know from your posts that you have a comprehension problem. Think before you post because you have been making a fool of yourself. I and many on this site prefer truth to lies. You follow a halfwit who has told over 5000 confirmed lies and decent people find that very troubling. One can only conclude from your posts that you will never accept the truth and that puts you in the same category as all other liars. These are dangerous people. I only wish I knew who you were so I could get a million miles away from you

  3. Edward R. Murrow
    October 4, 2018 at 7:19 am #

    And then a very large “number” or people have signed various letters of support for Kavanaugh: female law clerks, state attorneys general, and members of the Yale community.

    https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/statements-support-judge-brett-kavanaugh-pour/

    But you don’t hear much about those from the “journalists” in the media.

    • danvalenti
      October 4, 2018 at 8:38 am #

      Good and fair point, ERM. Vast numbers of letters, messages, and missives of support for Kav, from people who have known him well and intimately for a lifetime. Not one instance do we have anything near the claims made by the three women, the first of whom has nothing but an unsupported, 36-year-old, selectively remembered allegation. The other two claims are even flimsier than that, false of their face.

      • Sara
        October 4, 2018 at 2:22 pm #

        Sorry but I have to disagree here. The jails are full of guys who only raped or killed one woman. Just one. All the other women who have known them would say the same, he’s never done that to me.

  4. Edward R. Murrow
    October 4, 2018 at 7:31 am #

    From Rasmussen Reports, Thursday, October 4, 2018:

    “The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Thursday shows that 50% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Forty-nine percent (49%) disapprove.”

    50%?!!!? How is that possible? Pretty good for a guy under constant barrage for three years by the Left-media-Hollywood-Late Nite-Soros-funded-Stalinist-mob types.

    • Mr. Fritz
      October 4, 2018 at 8:30 am #

      Great posts Ed, thanks for factual information. Especially impressive is the Rasmussen Report! The continual barrage of misinformation from the mainstream media & leftists has not made a dent in Trump’s support! Rational people can see thru the onslaught of garbage.

  5. Spagirl
    October 4, 2018 at 7:33 am #

    Grassley It’s time to vote. There’s nothing here we don’t already know.
    America:
    It’s time to vote in November. There’s nothing here we don’t already know. I will be there.

  6. Edward R. Murrow
    October 4, 2018 at 8:16 am #

    “Three women have accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct in separate incidents in the 1980s. Kavanaugh, 53, now a judge on the powerful District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, has denied the claims.”

    Thank you, AP, for giving the “number.” Three. Say it, “three.” From 35 years ago.

    • Art Seller
      October 4, 2018 at 7:35 pm #

      Murrow Just 3? That’s two more than needed to put him away. You are the least intelligent individual on the planet. Both of them. Please stop telling us how foolish you are. We know it.

      • danvalenti
        October 5, 2018 at 7:56 am #

        THE PLANET asks (requests / warns / tells) ART SELLER and everyone else: Stop with the personal insults. Make your points, yes; throw jabs and haymakers, yes; but lay off the “crosses the line” stuff.

  7. Edward R. Murrow
    October 4, 2018 at 9:04 am #

    Get ready for the Dems “Chuckie behind the fire grill” act.

    Apparently dozens(?) of people have been arrested/removed from the Senate building. Senators need guards to move around.

    Dems are advocating for ochlocracy = mob rule. Perhaps someone should go harass Maxine Waters–just a little bit?

  8. Spagirl
    October 4, 2018 at 9:17 am #

    Oh yes, don’t let those constituents question your integrity. Just call them names. It will make you feel bigly. Cowards are what they really are.

  9. Art Seller
    October 4, 2018 at 11:01 am #

    Let’s be clear. There has not been an FBI investigation by the FBI. The so called FBI investigation was an investigation by Scump, Grassley, McConnell,Graham and Cornyn where by the witnesses including the most important Dr. Ford were not even contacted by the SGMGC committee. But be assured a real FBI investigation of KavaScump will be undertaken automatically right after an accuser files criminal charges against KavaScump for attempted rape. I bet that investigation will conclude something very different than what we will see from the biased SGMGC witch hunt. In any event if all else fails with these investigations of which one will be based on getting to the truth and the other trying to burry the truth there is one more deciding body who will determine who was telling the truth and who isn’t and that’s the american people on November 6. That will be the final say on this matter and I don’t think the republican power elite are going. To like their report.

    • Edward R. Murrow
      October 4, 2018 at 11:15 am #

      How can an FBI investigation be conducted by anyone other than the FBI?

      The rest of your discourse is similarly logically challenged.

      • Art Seller
        October 4, 2018 at 12:10 pm #

        ERM I have always stated your understanding of facts is very weak. Let me spell it out for you. The FBI investigation just concluded was a formality and was overseen by the dinosaurs mentioned above. In this type of investigation all that the FBI investigates or doesn’t investigate is determined by the Dinosaur pack aforementioned Translation for you: this investigation was a sham undertaken to produce results which will put KavaScuml on the court. Now a look at a real FBI investigation. First if KavaScump is charged criminally and he hasn’t been yet but indeed may, will automatically trigger A real FBI investigation lead by the FBI director with no outside interference from congress and Scump. This investigation will proceed just like Mueller’s investigation of Scump. They will take all the time needed and question anyone they want to to get to the truth of a situation and put together a report of the full investigation and submit it to the proper channels. The present investigation is as far from this procedure as it can be. The key here is CRIMINAL. It’s evident that you have some comprehension problems and I would suggest you think before you post. This is not the first time you have made a fool of yourself. The key tip for you is THINK.

        • Edward R. Murrow
          October 4, 2018 at 12:24 pm #

          Such drivel.

          You should wear a bib.

        • Still wondering
          October 4, 2018 at 12:34 pm #

          Don’t you really mean “Think a certain way”?

        • Art Seller
          October 4, 2018 at 12:46 pm #

          One more thing EM. On the most watched and best show on pctv according to Dan Valenti the Gaetanis Pittsfield News Hour his most recent show is required viewing for you. He takes complicated material and reduces it to language that even people like you can understand. If you watched his Wednesday’s show you would know what he was getting at about the So called FBI investigation with KavaScump vs a real investigation controlled by the FBI. Now start watching the WIZ and get yourself up to par and maybe he will invite you to the show but don’t hold your breath because he hasn’t found anyone worthy of coming on to the show because he only deals with highly educated very high functioning individuals like himself and I am certain you do not fit that catagory. Another group he loves and tries to help is the taxpayers. I assume you are a taxpayer and if you are you are an ingrate throwing stones at someone trying to help you. I’ll go one further you must be an idiot

          • Edward R. Murrow
            October 4, 2018 at 1:19 pm #

            It might help if you could write an understandable and grammatical English sentence–but I don’t think so.

          • 12 Gauge
            October 4, 2018 at 1:21 pm #

            There were 4,726 votes for Trump in Pittsfield in 2016. Any of the 4726 who watched the news hour have stopped watching because of the unhinged anti Trump rants. Mr. G needs to put his brain in gear before attempting to put his mouth in motion. Sad that a good show went downhill so fast.

          • Mr. Fritz
            October 4, 2018 at 2:04 pm #

            Why would any rational person waste time watching your show when it’s just a rehash of the crap you post on this blog? You have no facts to support your irrational claims against the Kavanaugh investigation.

  10. CosbiesLadies
    October 4, 2018 at 11:17 am #

    You can’t make it up Art…..
    like something out of a movie.White House lawyer signed off on this and went along with this Kangaroo Court charade?

    • Art Seller
      October 4, 2018 at 2:48 pm #

      12 The Gman doesn’t care about politics and is the city’s most vocal opponent of local and national politicians. He tells it like it is and if you agree with him fine and if you don’t that’s fine also. All he cares about is trying to help the taxpayer. If he thinks you are a buffoon he will call you a buffoon right to your face. You have seen him in action at city council meetings trying to help you sheep. He has no use for liars and he doesn’t travel with an entourage like many officials in Pittsfield do because he doesn’t need an entourage. He is more accomplished than anyone in city government past present or in the future. He is the largest benefactor of all time to the city of Pittsfield saving Pittsfield residents more than all past benefactors combined. He states his position and then details why he has that opinion. Gaetanis doesn’t need anyone on the planet or anyone in this city and he doesn’t need anyone to vote for him but if he ever does run for office he will start telling lies because when be ran for Mayor he told the truth and we all witnessed how a liar won in a landslide. The Wiz is a fast learner and never cared about politics but he understands it now. Politicians win by lieing. He lost by telling the truth. He gets it now. When he gets it watch out. Please no more nonsense about him looking for votes

      • 12 Gauge
        October 4, 2018 at 5:47 pm #

        I guess he doesn’t want anyone to watch his show either.

  11. The school committee
    October 4, 2018 at 11:31 am #

    Could the planet please take a moment and tell us what you know of Williams student assaults

    • danvalenti
      October 4, 2018 at 1:01 pm #

      TSC
      A moment is all I need. I can truthfully quote Sgt. Schultz: “I know nothing” about alleged student assaults at Williams.

      • X-Lachs Lounge
        October 4, 2018 at 6:17 pm #

        In truth neither does Angry Andrea.

  12. mi
    October 4, 2018 at 12:01 pm #

    This could be another Penn State inquiry. Does the Planet have time to invetigate?

    • Edward R. Murrow
      October 4, 2018 at 12:22 pm #

      OK, now, my little toddler friends on the left. We’re going to take a vote now.

      No. No. OK, no, that’s enough now. Stop with the temper tantrum again. We’ve allowed you a few of these already.

      I know, life is tough.

      What? More candy? Sorry, no. You’ve already had a jumbo Slurpee, Twizzlers, Pixie Sticks, a couple of Kit-Kat bars, jelly-beans, and some other stuff–much, much more than you deserve.

      I’m sorry if you’re addicted to the sugar–you’ll never get enough, will you?

      Now take a time out and try to get some sleep tonight.

      Yes, you can still vote–but no more sugar. And no more tantrums.

  13. Cos
    October 4, 2018 at 12:35 pm #

    Get a clue Murrow.

  14. h
    October 4, 2018 at 12:48 pm #

    Art is dead right on the goings on and subsequent results of this stupid non investigationat the order of the President (ScumP). Read between the lines, there is no transparency Mr. Valenti. All we see is a ramrod job directed by (ScumP) and carried out by the usual players. Grassley Graham,Lee,Cruz,Pence,Cornyn, Civil war looms a big threat throughout the Coumtry.

    • Art Seller
      October 4, 2018 at 3:57 pm #

      H you sound upset like most Americans. There was no investigation. What we just witnessed was the washing of KavaScumps robes and the burning of the witnesses at the stake and to add insult to injury McConnell telling us how thorough of an investigation was done. Truth no longer means anything in american politics and the fish stinks from the head who has told over 5000 confirmed lies and was the one who over saw this so called investigation. What different outcome could have come from this sham which was orchestrated by these dinosaurs? Never the less We now all know the system is severely broken and will be broken for at least 32more days and if it stays broken on the 33rd day. God help us all. Can things be any worse than they are now? I don’t know but I am fearful for our country When the president has told over 5000 confirmed lies and people still support him what does it say about these people? I can tell you but I won’t.

    • X-Lachs Lounge
      October 4, 2018 at 7:20 pm #

      h and Art are planning on starting a civil war. You two can start the Mass Bozo brigade.

      • Gary Wood
        October 4, 2018 at 7:22 pm #

        They can call themselves the farting 69th.

  15. The school committee
    October 4, 2018 at 1:35 pm #

    Kavanaugh is a dirty lying political tricks guy planting and promoting the Clintons murdering Foster.Trump promoted the Birther believers as the birther president.Trump is a fraid crook from MY and Kavanaugh is a lying trickster….Ford came off as quite truthful to everyone.This is a sham….

  16. Art Seller
    October 4, 2018 at 1:46 pm #

    Like I said this so called FBI investigation was not. The FBI can not be blamed for the poor job they did because they were handcuffed and not allowed to do what they normally do. The orchestrated sham run by Scump Mcghan and McConnell produced the result they wanted and all the republicans are interested in is looking at a box that said FBI investigated and checking it. This was what this scam was intended to do and it did. Flake and Collins played cover for the republicans and they will be blamed for the civil war that is coming. A few days ago I thought the FBI investigation would be fair but the fact that no criminal charges have been filed against KavaScump yet the type of investigation that we got from the FBI was not like the investigation the FBI would have done if he had been charged criminally. If some accuser comes forward and criminally charges him everything will change. Lastly the most important deciders haven’t been heard from yet but will soon on November 6th

    • 12 Gauge
      October 4, 2018 at 4:58 pm #

      Too bad for them that Cracker Jakubowicz is retired.

  17. Gigi
    October 4, 2018 at 2:38 pm #

    Thank you, dirty Dems, cause here comes the red wave!

    https://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/election/midterms/article219488090.html

  18. Gigi
    October 4, 2018 at 2:42 pm #

    More good news! Economy is going strong….

    https://www.cnbc.com/2018/10/04/us-weekly-jobless-claims-sept-29-2018.html

  19. The school committee
    October 4, 2018 at 3:18 pm #

    Kavanaugh will change women’s lives forever with lots of white male support.

    • Art Seller
      October 4, 2018 at 4:45 pm #

      TSC we all know that this investigation is partisan but for the investigation not to include Ford and KavaScump is beyond comprehension to any sane individual. Some one says to the police that someone tried to rape them and the police don’t talk to the victim or the perpetrator. This is what McConnell calls a fair investigation. This is the type of justice that Scump has created. No one with half a brain would ever believe what has occurred but my friends it has happened. How much longer are we going to let this insanity prevail? Can anyone on this board truly say that justice has prevailed? If you say yes you are insane.

  20. Gigi
    October 4, 2018 at 3:32 pm #

    “We reject the ideology of globalism, and we embrace the doctrine of patriotism.” President Donald J. Trump

    https://www.breitbart.com/jerusalem/2018/10/04/caroline-glick-trump-speech-at-u-n-restored-u-s-leadership/

    • Art Seller
      October 4, 2018 at 4:05 pm #

      GiGi Please tell us what you are celebrating Yes you are Breitbart Now tell us what you are celebrating. I said it twice to make sure you understand.

    • Art Seller
      October 4, 2018 at 6:25 pm #

      Breitgigibart So sad. A mind is a terrible thing to waste.

  21. U
    October 4, 2018 at 4:25 pm #

    Is Columbus Day still a Holiday?

    • X-Lachs Lounge
      October 4, 2018 at 6:28 pm #

      No longer a holiday. The school department will show up for work as usual.

  22. Dick Flimsy
    October 4, 2018 at 5:23 pm #

    Top ten reasons Harrington will loose.

    1.Too many of her voters have breakfast at Otto’s and get too sick to vote.
    2.Polling places in Pittsfield are too close to the streets on Melle’s list.
    3. She’s having a bad hair day.
    4. Her voter’s find Clairmont’s beard hair on their ballots and flee in disgust.
    5. Her voters watch Krol’s facebook show and fall into a deep sleep and don’t wake until the polls close.
    6. She isn’t vibrant and dynamic enough for Pittsfield.
    7. Krol’s hipsters forget to vote because they’re having too much fun bowling.
    8. Her supporters don’t get out of the CPUSA meeting in time to vote.
    9. She was unable to register enough dead people to vote.
    10.She doesn’t have as much court time under her belt as Gaetani.

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  23. The school committee
    October 4, 2018 at 6:16 pm #

    Kavanaugh blamed Dr. Ford’s testimony on a conspiracy backed by the Clintons……..he has a wet brain.

  24. Art Seller
    October 4, 2018 at 6:20 pm #

    Cornyn the number2 dinosaur republican says this: Dr.Ford was treated by the republican senate committee the same way I would like to have my daughter treated if she found herself in the situation Dr. Ford found herself in. Translation Bull Shit.

    • X-Lachs Lounge
      October 4, 2018 at 6:25 pm #

      Two of my favorite whine drinkers above.^^^^^^^

      • Art Seller
        October 4, 2018 at 6:32 pm #

        Are you sure you are an x lachs lounger?You sound like a present day boozer. Have you been sharing beers with KavaScump?

        • X-Lachs Lounge
          October 4, 2018 at 7:15 pm #

          Come on downtown and I’ll buy you some whine.

    • 12 Gauge
      October 4, 2018 at 6:33 pm #

      The modern form of humans only evolved about 200,000 years ago.

      Dinosaurs were on Earth for between 165 and 177 million years.

      • Art Seller
        October 4, 2018 at 7:07 pm #

        Chris Coons a very decent democratic senator and member of the senate judiciary was asked about Flakes vote tomorrow.He said he didn’t know and wouldn’t say if he did. I feel he truly doesn’t know. Flake stepped up to the plate last week for one of two reasons his conscience dictated he had to or he put the iceing on the cake and fiend that an investigation by the FBI was essential and knew exactly what that biased investigation would yield. We will find out tomorrow. I hope that he was sincere last week and if he wasn’t he will be blamed and his name will go down in history for making the worst decision ever made in American politics. We will see

        • Gary Wood
          October 4, 2018 at 7:13 pm #

          Coons looks like Elmer Fudd’s son.

          • Art Seller
            October 4, 2018 at 7:21 pm #

            GW How far did you go in grade school? ,1st or 2nd grade. Can’t you comprehend we are talking about a situation that will affect all Americans and all you can contribute is how someone looks. Go back to your hole. Don’t tell us how foolish you are we all know it.

          • Gary Wood
            October 4, 2018 at 7:42 pm #

            Maybe he’s your son you screwy wabbit.

          • danvalenti
            October 5, 2018 at 7:53 am #

            GARY
            How’s Ralph Guglielmi doing these days?

          • Gobsig
            October 4, 2018 at 8:26 pm #

            Calls trump a ball of Orange lard and tells GW he shouldn’t ridicule anyone’s appearance.

      • Art Seller
        October 4, 2018 at 7:13 pm #

        Chris Coons a very decent democratic senator and member of the senate judiciary was asked about Flakes vote tomorrow.He said he didn’t know and wouldn’t say if he did. I feel he truly doesn’t know. Flake stepped up to the plate last week for one of two reasons his conscience dictated he had to or he put the iceing on the cake and fiend that an investigation by the FBI was essential and knew exactly what that biased investigation would yield. We will find out tomorrow. I hope that he was sincere last week and if he wasn’t he will be blamed and his name will go down in history for making the worst decision ever made in American politics. We will see. Former SC justice John Paul Stevens just stated he was for KavaScump up until the day of the hearing and after the hearing said he is unfit to be on the court because of temperament.He said he came forth for the good of the court. This is the first time in history a former SCJustice has ever spoke out to try to deny confirmation of a SC nominee.

        • X-Lachs Lounge
          October 4, 2018 at 7:30 pm #

          Did they change the old coots diaper before or after he made that statement?

        • 12 Gauge
          October 4, 2018 at 7:40 pm #

          Delaware Senator Chris Coons wrote an article that bore the title: “Chris Coons: The Making of a Bearded Marxist.” Art I have a lot of friends who fought Marxists in Vietnam. You really know how to pick em.

  25. The school committee )
    October 4, 2018 at 6:53 pm #

    Yup,Kavanaugh said he blamed Clinton for this

  26. Fugimoto Hockalugi
    October 4, 2018 at 7:48 pm #

    Christine Ford is lying. Her therapist’s notes PROVE she has lied under oath and engaged in character assassination against Brett Kavanaugh. In fact, she has committed perjury and should go to jail. Kavanaugh’s nomination now hangs by a thread. Ford needs to be exposed and the mainstream media’s relentless false narrative refuted. Otherwise, Kavanaugh may go down, and with him the core American principles of due process, fairness and the presumption of innocence. Ford is a charlatan and a fraud. She is the very opposite of being “credible.”

    • Art Seller
      October 4, 2018 at 8:38 pm #

      Tomorrow we the American people might see the greatest travesty in modern times. But with just a few individuals who have the courage of Heidi Heitkamp who certainly could greatly increase her chances of holding her senate seat by voting for KavaScump has instead decided to do what is best for the American public. To get an idea of how the public feels about this situation Heitkamps donations into her campaign fund in the time since she announced she would not vote on KavaScump tonight has raised 4 times the amount of money she has raised since her re election campaign started many months ago. I am certain this will be in all the media tomorrow and all voting members in the senate might be well advised to think very carefully about this because this is the American people talking. They can pour tons of money into the campaigns of those who do the right thing for the American public and they will pour even more money into the campaigns to defeat those who are not doing what the American people want. I don’t know what will happen tomorrow but no matter what happens it won’t surprise me. Now that I have educated everyone as to the up to the minute goings on in this KavaScump situation I say good night.