Americans, Culture Wars ← Previous post Next post → Comments Chris Muir Jan 19 2019 at 12:20 am Kadaka, this isn’t your news feed.Be specific. kadaka Jan 19 2019 at 12:28 am Specific how? That was the timeline: bombshell, impeach, impeach, debunk, ‘they really f-ed up’. It’s a story in five parts. Chris Muir Jan 19 2019 at 12:30 am It has nothing to do with the toon.You’re doing a column on dbd space.Comment on events, yes, but don’t put out a novel. Punta Gorda Jan 19 2019 at 1:30 am Unrelated as well, but IMO, the Buzzard feed story was a plant in order to give mullet reputation points for his alleged “fairness”. Deplorable B Woodman Jan 19 2019 at 1:11 am “Foreign aid” External, internal, or both? PaulS Jan 19 2019 at 9:20 am And “Local”. Kristophr Jan 19 2019 at 7:06 pm Wait for it. The blue states haven’t seceded yet. Alan Jan 21 2019 at 1:12 pm You’d almost think it was “the plan” for blue states to go bankrupt pursuing SJW goals, on the assumption that it would be politically impossible for the federal government to let them stew, fail to bail them out. The best answer might be to publicly set the rule, in advance, that any such state-government financial collapse will be dealt with by the appointment of a special administrator of the opposite party to that which ran the state into the ground. Adam Smith Jan 19 2019 at 1:12 am The Sxxxhole State thing is a feature not a bug to the Socialists. The people who can afford to move probably vote R. It is the Curley Effect, named after the former Boston Mayor. Sxxxhole citys to Sxxxhole states. Keep shining a light please Chris. Deplorable B Woodman Jan 19 2019 at 1:14 am I guess that would tie in with the oath of enlistment/office, “protect the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic” . And I’m just waiting for my orders, point me in the direction of a target. I ain’t getting any younger. interventor Jan 19 2019 at 1:17 am Consider the term “reconstruction” after 1865. Punta Gorda Jan 19 2019 at 1:27 am Is that when they started on Nancy face? Ugly as sin but she carries it well. interventor Jan 19 2019 at 1:31 am Nancy’s face changes as the last visit from the man with the little black bag and magic needle (Botox) lengthens. Until, it resembles beef jerky. Punta Gorda Jan 19 2019 at 2:29 am Leatherette covered speaker… (snicker) Punta Gorda Jan 19 2019 at 1:50 am Foreign aid needs to be cut to those states,acting in opposition to the fed gov. WayneM Jan 19 2019 at 2:10 am Yup… Kinda like how DJT cut funding to Pakistan… If they want to play the Sanctuary City/State game, do it entirely on their own dime… and hopefully learn their lesson although “learning” seems to be really, really hard for leftists. John Jan 19 2019 at 2:18 pm The problem is a great deal of that “foreign aid” is in the form of defense contracts. The reason those companies are there is that the quality of life for the well-to-do is still quite high. This will change however if those blue states keep jacking their taxes. Eventually Padre Island will start looking a lot more attractive than Venice Beach. Joseph Meyer Jan 20 2019 at 9:53 pm Already does, IMHO! cmblake6 Jan 19 2019 at 2:31 am Get rid of the illegals. Money saved. Boom. Those who “escape” the blue states? Don’t bring your sh!t to the red states. Why did you leave your socialist paradise? Boom. Old Codger Jan 19 2019 at 9:10 am But you don’t understand. The way things run in a blue state is all these people know so of course they’d vote to make things like they were in the state they left. Same reason why so many refugees and migrants (except they are NOT migrants but IMMIGRANTS!) vote Democrat. It’s all they’ve ever known. That tendency to vote for the familiar is what the Dems are counting on and why they are so enamored of open borders. GWB Jan 19 2019 at 9:53 am This. Glenn Reynolds has an idea he calls the “Welcome Wagon”, where all blue state migrants to red states are met and have it explained “to them why the place they’re moving to is doing better than the place they left, and suggesting that they might not want to vote for the same policies that are driving their old home states into bankruptcy.” https://pjmedia.com/instapundit/216124/ The premise behind Escape From New York is looking better and better……. JTC Jan 19 2019 at 12:35 pm Being in Fla for six decades nobody knows better than me how transplants can change things. But the real-life “escape from NY” that turned Palm Beach and Broward counties into satellite boroughs of there and the farmers and company lifers who transformed the heartland of the state into Q-tip “mobile home communities” and RV parks that we’ve endured for lo these many years were different in their motivations than what we’re seeing here. These two demographics were mostly trying to escape from the mountains of white global warming but happy to bring their lifestyles and attitudes along with them to the sun belt. But if you look closely at a 2016 red/blue election map broken down by county it is clear there are many entire regions -mostly the productive ones- even in the bluest of states that share more with us than with them. If this new demographic -not determined just by geography but by ideology have decided that it is too late in the game or they are too outnumbered by the hives of the cities to turn around their state, they are welcome to Red America where their voices and influence will not be drowned out…and what they are specifically escaping from are things they absolutely do not want to bring with them. And if that is the case, that they share the love of and pledge to defend and put America first I would tend to tolerate a little bit of their other “how we did it up north” crap. And the places they are leaving? Unless they and their communist/elitist/muslimist controllers are successful in taking back the reins from D.Plorables and D.Trump, they will eventually collapse under the weight of their own classical insanity and fatally flawed utopia (redundant). There are really only two domestic issues…and they are actually fully intertwined with national defense (arguable the only articulated function of fedgov), they are immigration and guns. Everything else depends entirely on what happens with those. And there are a lot of Americans even in places like NY and Cali, that understand that all too well, having their rights overwhelmed already by the former and their rights restricted to the latter. They may be right that the only answer is escape. Welcome Deplorables from wherever in America you come! CaptDMO Jan 19 2019 at 4:51 am “If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen.” -Some beer guy.. Bill Jan 19 2019 at 2:18 pm Ditto that Captain. matt Jan 21 2019 at 10:37 pm how many thumbs up can I give this! Delilah T. Jan 19 2019 at 8:23 am Difi wants to “ban” the 2nd Amendment? Um, doesn’t that require something called ‘repeal’, and a national referendum? Dum-de-dum-dum…. and at age 90, is she really so dumb that she thinks she owns anything other than her makeup and the shoes on her feet? Is there a real news link to that item that I could post elsewhere? Gee whiz, these people are dumb!!!! Jak Jan 19 2019 at 9:15 am Yeah, repeal and a whole lot more than a fist fight too! kadaka Jan 19 2019 at 12:29 pm Now With More Banning! Dianne Feinstein Introduces “Updated” Federal “Assault Weapons” Ban (S. 66) Her own description of the bill notes that it would ban “the sale, manufacture, transfer and importation of 205 military-style assault weapons by name.” Also included would be certain firearms that accept “a detachable ammunition magazine and [have] one or more military characteristics including a pistol grip, a forward grip, a barrel shroud, a threaded barrel or a folding or telescoping stock.” Threaded on which end, Ms. Feinstein? NotYetInACamp Jan 19 2019 at 9:46 pm I gots (or had, horrible canoe and gator incident. Lost it. A shame.) one of them threaded on both ends of the barrel ones. Do they just takes me to prison if I turns it in? kadaka Jan 19 2019 at 10:22 pm I might have one that some yahoo screwed some slotted piece on the end but then it was pinned in place making it legally part of the barrel, so I’m just gonna never let them look at it ’cause they won’t know what the heck it is! kadaka Jan 19 2019 at 12:57 pm Oregon bill would cap magazines to 5 rds, ration ammo to 20 rds/month Democrats enjoy a super-majority in both the Oregon House and Senate and have muscled several anti-gun bills through Salem to the waiting desk of fellow Dem, Gov. Kate Brown. Brown, who has in the past directed state police to track and analyze gun transactions, while urging Congress to ban “assault weapons” and enact no fly/no buy legislation, picked up a $250,000 donation from Bloomberg in 2016. Feinstein is a moderate. John Jan 19 2019 at 2:27 pm Meanwhile Antifa run the streets of Portland. Chris Muir Jan 19 2019 at 2:28 pm Thanks, kadaka! Old Codger Jan 19 2019 at 9:25 am I’m a bit surprised DiFi hasn’t tried to introduce a bill which mirrors the language in the upcoming Florida referendum. In that referendum, there is an amendment to the Fla constitution which would define “the militia” as the State Guard and the Police. It seems to me that such a change would effectively emasculate the 2nd A without actually amending or appealing it. Would not the same tactic work at the federal level? Would not a resolution passed by both houses of congress defining the “militia” as the Federal Armed Forces plus Federal Law Enforcement have the effect of eliminating constitutional support of private ownership of firearms? Norm Jan 19 2019 at 11:39 am No. The protected right is still “of the people”, not of the militia. It was originally put in the US 2A as a jumble of various state’s constitutions at the time. An attempt to please everyone. JTC Jan 19 2019 at 11:54 am OC, do you have the specifics on that Fla thing? With a new Trumpist gov who is already chopping election heads in South Fla, and a brand new hard state supreme court majority chosen by him, such a thing is unlikely in the short term. But I like to know more if you have details. JTC Jan 19 2019 at 2:53 pm If it’s the twit writer/activist in Boca discussed here earlier, his crap is dead in the water and hopefully he and his ilk (the leftist NY activist transplants I detailed above) will be dead in the ground. Jews are still coming from there to here replace them but Jews as a people and as an electorate are coming around as are the other groups like blacks the left takes for granted while shitting on them. JTC Jan 19 2019 at 5:02 pm Oh and as to chopping heads Desantis has also dumped that “sheriff” in Coward County, himself one of the old-line leftist Jews, twice elected by the same in spite of proven malfeasance and corruption, with the shit that happened on his watch becoming the prime driver in 2A attacks by dim and pub alike in the heretofore bastion of gun rights and protections. Good job. Old Codger Jan 19 2019 at 7:15 pm Here is a link to the particulars: https://ballotpedia.org/Florida_Ban_on_Military-Style_Firearms_and_Disqualifications_for_Firearm_Possession_Initiative_(2020) Here is the language to be removed and what the proposed replacement is: “The following bold text would be added and italicised text would be deleted: (a) The right of the people to keep and bear arms in defense of themselves and of the lawful authority of the state shall not be infringed, except that the manner of bearing arms may be regulated by law. The people of Florida declare that a well-regulated militia is necessary for the security of the State and further designate the National Guard of the State of Florida and organized police forces as its militia. The Militia, while on active duty, while training or in their training facilities shall possess all types of weaponry and arms required to defend the State. The weapons shall include, but not limited to fully automatic weapons, assault weapons, large magazine weapons holding more than seven rounds of ammunition and magazines with capacity over seven rounds. No other person entering or residing in the State shall possess any weapon or firearm that functions like or has the capacity of a military style weapon. Military style weapon means any gun with a magazine capacity of more than seven rounds of ammunition or any weapon capable of firing in fully automatic mode, any weapon capable of being modified in any manner to fire in a fully automatic mode or any weapon classified as a sniper rifle. Any person other than the well-regulated militia who possesses such a gun or weapon, shall within one year of the enactment of this section surrender that gun or weapon to the local police or militia at which time that gun or weapon shall be destroyed. Possessing such a gun or weapon thereafter shall be a felony with punishment by up to one year in prison. Further, to protect the population of the state no person shall possess a firearm of any kind if: 1) they have been convicted of a felony; 2) convicted of three or more misdemeanors; 3) had their drivers license suspended or revoked for driving under the influence, careless or reckless driving, or excessive speeding; 4) has been the subject of two or more domestic abuse emergency calls or investigations; 5) they are a person whose mental condition has been affirmed as temporarily or permanently psychologically disturbed by a person with a medical degree; 6) or if they are a person who has made any substantiated threat of violence against another person. The provisions of this section are self-implementing and are immediately in effect upon adoption. Note: In the original article the text to be deleted was strike while text to be added was underline. The board here didn’t take the text native so I used italics and bold to show the distinction. kadaka Jan 19 2019 at 7:32 pm “Military style weapon means any gun with a magazine capacity of more than seven rounds of ammunition” So Henry tube-fed lever actions will be classified as military-style weapons. That would be more objectionable if it wasn’t for the historical precedents. But going after the 9-shot .22LR revolvers is beyond deplorable. JTC Jan 19 2019 at 9:54 pm Thanks OC…”may appear on the ballot in Florida as an initiated constitutional amendment on November 3, 2020″ If so, the top of that ballot will determine its fate, and ours. NotYetInACamp Jan 19 2019 at 10:04 pm ” (d) been subject to two or more domestic abuse emergency calls or investigations; ” Rife for abuse. Also the national second amendment applies by incorporation of the rights to all of the people of the states. if I recall correctly. We have a conflict of laws event possibly. Politically, if we have the invasion continue and the invaders vote, then ……. maybe time to counter the whole process and kick people like DNC guy Perez out of their citizenship because his parents both had legal issues about their being in the USA when he was born. That 14th Amendment has a bite for all of the peopel who believed the progressives moving of the meaning of words from the original intent and application of the 14th Amendment as well as the progressives changing of how Wang vs USA (1898) U S Supreme Court was decided. Legal or “illegal immigrant” is possibly irrelevant by a Justice Brennan footnote a few decades back, but the analysis of other issues in Wang would make Perez a Mexican citizen so far as I understand it, and not a citizen of the USA. And then the invader aspect. Then look at his being a part of the LA Raza movement and organization. Upon questioning, I find that a vast majority of Americans that I have talked with believe that a child born to a foreign national in the USA is not a US citizen, and should not be recognized as one. Kafiroon Jan 19 2019 at 10:05 am https://www.wnd.com/2018/12/5-billion-for-wall-a-waste-taxpayer-burden-31-times-greater/?cat_orig=us $5 billion for wall ‘a waste’? Taxpayer burden 31 times greater Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 12/12/2018 @ 6:52 pm In APP Frontpage,Money,Politics,U.S.,World | No Comments Democrats claim the $5 billion President Trump wants from Congress to fund a border wall is a waste of money, but the annual burden of illegal immigration on taxpayers is $155 billion, according to an independent report. The Gateway Pundit blog points to a 2017 report by the Federation for American Immigration Reform, or FAIR, titled “The Fiscal Burden of Illegal Immigration on U.S. Taxpayers that breaks down the financial costs on top of the threats to national security and public safety. The blog notes the $155 billion number does not take into account American jobs lost, commerce affected by remittances to Mexico, and the health crisis and deaths due to illegal drugs. JTC Jan 19 2019 at 11:50 am That right there needs to be pushed and published everywhere that truth and real news are sacrosanct. Yeah. That blog and this toon. Maybe a few more places. None with three letter names though. Old Codger Jan 19 2019 at 7:30 pm That right there needs to be pushed and published everywhere that truth and real news are sacrosanct. Why? The people who need to see it wouldn’t believe it even if the LSM let them see it in the first place. Face it, folks, even if it was 20 below zero and blizzard conditions outside, if a weather guy from the LSM said it was 85 and sunshiny most people would put on a a swimsuit, grab the Coppertone and head out to get a tan. Harry W Cocain Jan 19 2019 at 10:16 am Osama Bin Laden’s goal was the US economy. Damned Sheethead lives on. billrla Jan 19 2019 at 12:42 pm Cut foreign aid? Start with California. And I leave here. James Gemind Jan 19 2019 at 2:21 pm Have to share this; https://i0.wp.com/thomaswispered.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/image-101.png?w=624&ssl=1 Hope it comes through. If not it is basically a comment about Pelosi’s cancelled flight and how the Wright Brothers flew farther than she did. 🙂 Buck in Willcox Jan 19 2019 at 2:35 pm Mr. Woodman – guess we’re all deplorable here – a friend of mine went to his son’s Enlistment Ceremony a few years ago and frustratedly told me they’d dropped the pledge to the Constitution and replaced it with a pledge to the President. That was during the reign of the previous president. If that’s incorrect let me know… Norm Jan 19 2019 at 6:28 pm A quick Google search goes to https://www.army.mil/values/oath.html The words are: “I, _____, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to regulations and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. So help me God.” (Title 10, US Code; Act of 5 May 1960 replacing the wording first adopted in 1789, with amendment effective 5 October 1962). Apparently, it hasn’t changed since 1962. I’ve administered it a few times, Choked me up every time. kadaka Jan 19 2019 at 5:40 pm If the President makes a major live announcement from the White House but the broadcast networks don’t show it, did it really happen? DW Jan 19 2019 at 7:19 pm Yes it did, I listened to it on the radio shortly after 3 pm CST. By the next newscast the Dems said it was dead on arrival. Haxo Angmark Jan 19 2019 at 7:57 pm Trump cucks again, but not enough to satisfy the demoncrats. he has cornered himself: if Trump goes National Emergency on his (bogus) “Wall”, he will be impeached by the (Dem) House and convicted by the (Republican) Senate w/in a matter of days. that would effectively terminate both Trump AND the Republican Party. Which would be EXECELLENT. if he gives the demoncrats everything they want to get his (bogus) “Wall” funding – full legalization of the DACA orcs and etc. – he loses an enormous chunk of his voting base, and with it the 2020 election. which, from a hardRight viewpoint, would be merely good. kadaka Jan 19 2019 at 9:47 pm The quality of the troll bots here has seriously degraded. JTC Jan 19 2019 at 9:59 pm No, it’s been pretty consistent, but you have to look quick; CM usually hits the zapper pretty quick. kadaka Jan 19 2019 at 8:11 pm Heh, Rashida Tlaib was with fellow freshman Reps. Ilhan Omar and AOC while Linda Sarsour used the Women’s March to call for more BDS intifada against Israel. Can we get Naomi’s opinion about Progressives claiming it’s not antisemitic to want Israel punished and likely destroyed? Leave a Reply to Old Codger Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Click here to have toons delivered to email This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.