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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Time is on Trump's side


It is always nice to work the Rolling Stones into a post about Donald Trump. He's a fan. Their catalog of songs has something to fit every occasion.

Time Is On My Side is actually a cover of a Jerry Ragovoy song. He later wrote tunes for Big Brother and the Holding Company, which was Janis Joplin's band back in the day.

It is a simple song in which the singer tells his girl to go ahead and run around, but "You'll come running back (I said so many times before). You'll come running back to me-ee-ee."

And time is on The Donald's side in this impeachment thing, as well as the election thing. 

Democrats once again were Wile E. Coyote as they pounced on the storming of the Capitol, elevating it to an insurrection. Worse than 9/11 some said.

They talked themselves into a frenzy and used this as the excuse for their long-sought Second Impeachment.

Liz Cheney and a few other Fake Conservatives unmasked themselves as Democrats.

But nearly 3 weeks later, this Seinfeld Impeachment looks silly because it is ridiculous. Democrats talked themselves into impeaching him over an insurrection, or as Senor Schumer said, an erection. I now know more about his sex life than I care to.

They got so caught up in calling this trespassing an insurrection that they brought in 20,000 National Guardsmen to protect the city from imaginary hordes of Trump supporters. The scenes of Washington under an armed lockdown was haunting, eerie, and creepy as it gave Americans a glimpse of the future Chairman Xiden and company desire.

As if that did not make them look bad enough, Democrats then kicked 5,000 National Guardsmen out off the Capitol and made them sleep in a parking garage with two toilets and no heat.

On Monday, Official Washington woke to the grim reality that the American people see them as heartless buffoons who are flogging a dead horse. We are rolling their eyes over this mean-spirited and petty act of vengeance.

Mitch McConnell gave Schumer the bad news. He cannot deliver the 17 Republican votes needed to convict President Trump.

Chief Justice John Roberts won't show up to preside over the trial, despite the constitutional requirement to do so. Both Ann Althouse and Glenn Reynolds believe he does not want to give legitimacy to this impeachment. They are law professors. They should know these things.

However, I believe the chief justice should show up, declare the impeachment null and void, and go home. That would let everyone off the hook.

But fortunately he's a coward. The show will go on, and President Trump will triumph again.

The impeachment has the stench of defeat on it, but it also has the stench of stupidity. Normal people who pay little attention to politics look upon it as Democrats learning nothing from the last impeachment, and instead doubling down on failure.

Glenn Reynolds wrote, "Drag it out as long as possible, waste their momentum and make them look dumb on TV. Then crush it." 

Their momentum left when Peyton Manning fumbled the ball into the end zone for a safety on the first play of the game.

Oh wait. That was Super Bowl 48.

This is worse for Democrats. Denver lost by only five touchdowns.

This impeachment was meant to give a legitimacy to Chairman Xiden's presidency that his sham election could not. January 6, when a few supporters stormed the Capitol, was a day to live in infamy and all that.

Instead, Democrats look like fools by impeaching a man who is no longer in office. The longer it plays, the dumber they look. And while this takes the spotlight off Basement Biden, it also raises the expectations. Instead of working on the nation's problems, Democrats waste our time by fooling around with this nonsense.

The B side of Time Is On My Side by the Rolling Stones is a seldom-heard song called Congratulations.
Congratulations
Well done, my friend
You've done it again
You've gone and broken another heart
Yeah, you've torn it apart
The hearts the Democrats break this time are their own.

54 comments:

  1. Except the one factor of time that really counts is NOT on his side: age.

    This is my main concern for Trump.

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    1. He has two sons ready to carry on his legacy as well as a very capable daughter who could run as well. That is where he should concentrate his efforts. He would be free to maneuver as he wishes and be an ambassador of good will.
      He is a master of the game, and he learns from his mistakes.

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    2. I'm not a fan of dynasties.

      If Trump doesn't want the job then I'll lean toward a DeSantis type.

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    3. Oh, and Jarvanka is a full-on NO WAY. Same with Pence.

      We need people from the right with a spine.

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    4. Let’s go with Kristi Noem for POTUS 2024 - She’s tough as nails, smart as a whip and drop dead gorgeous. What’s not to like??

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    5. Johnny, I'll give the caution again of strong suspicions that she's all hat and no cattle. Go find the article she wrote for the federalist a couple weeks ago (and basically used as a speech at the GOP governors' conference in FL last week). 100% unreadable pap, nothing about the election rigging and covid lies and such - just blaming "GOP messaging" for everything, all cr*p like that.

      We don't need pap and cr*p - we need governors who will stand up for our Constitutional rights NOW. It's no time for careerism for 2022 and/or 2024.

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    6. Great article. Great point about Roberts. He should show up and declare this thing the farce that it is. But as you said that would require some 'courage' on his part. Perhaps he needs to visit the Wizard to find some. Keep doing what you are doing!

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  2. To crush the Dem's, first let them win and then sit back and watch.

    Ancient Chinese curse: "May you have your heart's desire"

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    1. Your not crushing anything if the stolen election is not rectified. Many Trump supporters won't vote for your generic Republican because they are not Republicans and if they don't vote for them then you aren't winning anything.
      Honestly, I won't ever vote for a generic Republican again, Switched my party affiliations last week after 40 years as a Republican. If they aren't 100% MAGA I will either abstain or vote for the Democrat to get them out of office. Rather a Democrat that I know is my enemy than a Republican that stabs me in the back at every opportunity. My congressman is a prime example, Dan Newhouse voted to impeach Donald Trump and will either be primaried out or a Democrat will beat him in 2022.

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    2. "Be careful of what you wish for."

      Xiden calls for the snap, then forgets that he called for the snap:

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MgfkFcVG8zc

      Then, after the game, he insists that the QB running backwards into the end zone was Trump.

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  3. Let the trial run for two weeks. I believe they call that running down the clock?

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  4. I’m of the mind some Democrats will only take so much of this and then either go independent or switch sides.

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    1. Nah, they won't switch, but a number of them will realize their party is being led to defeat in 2022 and they will grumble, loudly.

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    2. You would think...but you'd be wrong. Do you think they only used NSA Metadata against Trump? the precursor to that was Hillary in possession of 5,000 FBI files. They have dirt on EVERYONE and use carrot and stick to keep their people in lock step. That is main difference between Democrats and Republicans.

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    3. Hence Biden's decision to keep Wray in place.

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    4. For a increasing number of democrats the "walk away" movement is the way to go. There are many former XL pipeline that fit that category.

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    5. Heres my new love.song for
      PaedOTUS Xiden

      DC - TEAR IT DOWN
      - Introducing PedOTUS XIDEN 2021
      https://rumble.com/vd83n5-tear-it-down-poker-face.html

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  5. Well said, Don.

    But I will go with the Law Profs on why Roberts is staying as far away from this circus as possible.
    1- You can't impeach a private citizen (and Trump is currently a private citizen) so there is no need for the Chief Justice to preside and lend legitimacy to this farce.
    2- By not presiding, either because he refused or was never asked, the Chief Justice is signaling the illegitimacy of the proceedings.

    (That Roberts has displayed cowardice on other occasions is a topic for a different discussion.)

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    1. Joated, you are right and Don is embarrassingly wrong, which he typically is whenever talking about a legal matter.

      While Chief John Robert is a Liberal Bushy Republican, he knows the law.

      This impeachment is a sham and he won’t participate; but he also won’t shut it down because he does not stop the Congress from taking action, even unconstitutional action. Judges like him would rule on the legal impact of such Congressional actions after they are taken, not during or before.

      Just like a 5-4 split U.S Supreme Court was never ever going to overturn the stolen election (as Don feverishly fantasized) when Republicans in the States the election stealing most relevantly occurred staunchly defended the integrity of their election.

      It is when Don opines on legal matters the he most glaringly violates the maxim don’t demonstrate your ignorance by commenting on something which you obviously know less than nothing.

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    2. ^^ Suzy the Dick? If you have such contempt for the author, why do you waste your time visiting here? Don is clearly so beneath you, why bother? And why waste our time typing your drivel? I'm sure the pointy heads at NYT.com would love your brilliant commentary instead.

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    3. To borrow from a famous author: "[Is Susie] now your enemy because [she] tell[s] you the truth?"

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    4. By the way, you stay classy there, TO. /sarcasticblue

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    5. ^^ Tells the truth?!?! Roberts knows the law huh? Did he know the law when he magically found Obamacare penalty was a tax when it was clearly in the bill that it WASN'T a tax. Plus Constitution says ALL Spending bills must originate in the House, but Obamacare didn't. No Roberts is compromised. Period. Giving SuzieQ (or is it really you) benefit of doubt doesn't work for me. As I said, I 'she'/you have such contempt for Don and complete disrespect too, then do us all a favor and move on.

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    6. No Susie. The Republican state legislators from Michigan, Wisconsin, North Carolina and, Arizona were opposed to vote changes not going through legislation. Refrain from commenting on things you know less than zero. Have a nice day.

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    7. It’s Typhoid Susie, long lost relative of Typhoid Mary Mallon.

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    8. Susie Malone is a man in a woman's body. Doesn't make him/them/her/that/she/he/it/horse/moron a bad person. I bet, (all above), can run a great hundred yard dash! Don...hit that button!!!

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    9. "Susie Malon" is Nancy Pelosi. Humor her, please.

      *****

      Trump sends out Goaheadimpeachmyass in the Florida Derby.

      Fake Prez Xiden runs out on the track trying to stop "Artax," which he thinks it's a big, four-legged bottle of Xanacs.*

      Inspired by the Demo-Communists eternal screw-ups:

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ao0O55dGFxE

      *A drunken fan, possibly batshit-crazy Sen. Hirono's illegitimate son, ran out on the track during a Breeders' Cup race many years ago.

      Barreling down the stretch was a horse named Artax. Jockey Jorge Chavez steered Artex to the left to miss the drunk, and in doing so, lost the race.

      The losers? The people who bet on the eventual winner!

      Since Artax was denied a fair chance to win, all the money bet on Artax was refunded.

      This dropped the odds on the winner (name forgotten) from 7/2 to 5/2.

      For the fans who had bet BIG on the eventual winner-by-default, the financial deflation cost a ton of money.

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    10. The last sentence is missing an important word: "For the fans who had bet BIG on the eventual winner-by-default, the financial deflation cost [them] a ton of money."

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  6. while I prefer the Yardbirds for classic tunes, I think you nailed this one Don. the Dems may wind up making DJT a martyr which is bad for them.

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  7. Well, Big D, this early Stones classic (written by Mick n’ Keef) sums up my feelings about the R half of the Uniparty right now...

    Well I told you once and I told you twice
    That someone will have to pay the price
    But here's a chance to change your mind
    'Cause I'll be gone a long, long time
    Well this could be the last time
    This could be the last time
    Maybe the last time
    I don't know, oh no, oh no

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  8. He could call every person identified as a breecher, put them on the stand, and show the world that they were not Trump loyalists. Imagine what CNN would do if they had to report on the antifa goon from Utah and his testimony.

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  9. Well done Z. One of my favorite Stones songs.

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    1. I am a child of the punk days and, Train in Vain
      by The Clash of betrayal by the Republicans of our President Trump...a bit more relevant to me. zb

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  10. We have here a classic case of the inevitable outcome. the Dems are making a mistake. Some know that the last thing they want is Trump to be on the stand. Roberts wisely Jumped. Time, in the sense of the immediate future is on Trump's side.

    "This impeachment trial is brought to you by ACME produects. A name you can trust."
    This , played well- will bring the Dems down with a crash.

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    1. Like Wile E. Coyote, the Dems will brush themselves off and attempt their next stupid trick. And their stupid voters will cheer them on.

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    2. And this time, it's ten times as damaging, because, theoretically, they're in charge. Hey, BTW, things really start to get crazy on and after January 30, 2021.

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  11. I feel the most appropriate song with respect to the Democrats is by the Eagles.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sCcCJR6xFms

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  12. I have no sympathy for the devil in the Speaker's chair.

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  13. Our own Liz Cheney (shudder) already has a primary challenger here in Wyoming.

    Trump couldn't resist trolling Pelosi Galore and Schumer by offering hotel rooms to the Guardsman they mistreated.

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  14. You'll come running back (I said so many times before). You'll come running back to me-ee-ee.

    That can have more than one implication.

    (if we're lucky)

    Both Ann Althouse and Glenn Reynolds believe he does not want to give legitimacy to this impeachment.

    no, it means he doesn't want anybody mad at him so he's yet another outcast from the Beltway social whirl.

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  15. OTOH, time waits for no one...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vC0Qt1lvLq8

    geez, I love this song...such tasty guitar work from Mick (Taylor that is, not Jagger). Lyrics are great as well, and so true...carry on y'all and remember: hours are like diamonds, don't let them waste

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  16. One problem you're seeing with the silly farce is the obvious problem in DC now of "the permanents" vs. "the transients." Anyone who has ever, as a student, dealt with a professorial ethics issue (I have years back) knows that the internal processes are stilted - since "the professors" are regarded as permanent while the students are transients... and the internal processes are stilted accordingly.

    We've reached the point where in DC you have the permanent bureaucracy and the permanent incumbents (e.g., senator leaky leahy was first elected to the senate in 1974), and they regard presidents as transients.

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    1. I have amended my term limits amendment to 9 years for Congress (it's 10 for presidents) 1 1/2 senate terms and 4 1/2 rep terms. Also, prohibitions against running for other offices while in office. They're job is to represent their district. Want to run for another job? Quit first.

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  17. The Chief Justice only oversees impeachment trials for the President. Donald Trump is no longer the president, except in the minds of the Left and NeverTrumpers.

    On the other hand, the first challenge should be that the Senate impeachment trial is not constitutional since the impeached is not in an office.

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  18. I am commenting on another of your columns that didn't allow comments. The column about preserving the GOP as the vehicle for Trump.
    If Trump doesn't start a new party with a name change then the new party will fall on its face. Trump will lose 20% of his support from democrats, independents, and others that have no intention of voting R. Trump can coopt the machinery of the GOP but he needs to make it MAGA by name. WARNING!

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  19. Schmucky said they would not call any wittnesses. that they are the witnesses. So they are: 1. impeaching a civilian 2. holding a trial with no witnesses 3. have no presiding SCOTUS 4. not following the constitution or any law 5. wasting taxpayers time and money 6. look foolish and are a laughingstock 7. won't get a conviction. These losers just never learn.

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  20. 12x5 was great, but Rolling Stones Now is even better...."Cause I knew you was telling lies, knew you was telling lies, I could see it in your eyes"

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  21. commented here https://freedomaustralia.freeforums.net/board/106/don-surber

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  22. Don: What do you think if we suggest that the Dummycrats embrace their new party anthem: "I can't get no Satisfaction"?

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  23. Actually Republicans can take a good lesson from the Dems here. Its called 'going on offense' and is something that Trump did consistently which drove the dems/socialists/media (insert your own phrase)crazy beyond belief. The Republicans need to emulate that each and every day, putting the Dems on defense thus keeping them off balance. They do that to us which keeps us constantly trying to defend ourselves. Time to employ the Saul Alinsky method.

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