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A Gripping Moment

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  1. September 27, 2018 at 4:03 pm

  2. 3 deserflower
    September 27, 2018 at 4:05 pm

    From what i’ve read today, the man seems absolutely unhinged. Not a good look

  3. September 27, 2018 at 4:16 pm

    When Kavanaugh’s calendar was presented …many asked if it was normal that a boy now a man would hold onto a calendar after all these years…indeed in fact make one at all….i think that i know why he had a calendar and held onto it after all this time…it was his TROPHY…his tribute to how many “conquests” (assaults) he ha

  4. 5 Nerdy Wonka
    September 27, 2018 at 4:17 pm

  5. September 27, 2018 at 4:22 pm

  6. September 27, 2018 at 4:27 pm

  7. 10 Nerdy Wonka
    September 27, 2018 at 4:31 pm

    • 11 Sandy1110
      September 27, 2018 at 8:19 pm

      This is how Trump takes the GOP down. Lindsey Graham was right back in 2016.

      They hitched their wagon to a racist, criminal, mob-connected sex predator whose only concern is self-preservation. As a result, they’ve become enablers and apologists for the scum of the earth.

  8. September 27, 2018 at 4:32 pm

  9. September 27, 2018 at 4:36 pm

    Never answered Leahy as to whether he would want Mark Judge to attend as a witness.Continuously talked over and interrupted belligerently.

  10. September 27, 2018 at 4:36 pm

  11. September 27, 2018 at 4:48 pm

    Kavanaugh will not say he wants an FBI investigation…seems scared. Now Trumy Graham is ranting and raving. imo it is a tell that these guys are going this route.

  12. 16 Nerdy Wonka
    September 27, 2018 at 4:51 pm

  13. 17 Obama Grandmama
    September 27, 2018 at 4:53 pm

    Lindsey Graham might be rehearsing to be Trump’s Attorney General after he gets rid of Sessions.

    • 18 COS
      September 27, 2018 at 5:40 pm

      Obama Grandma I have been saying the same thing. He probably has already been offered the AG job while he was out golfing and kissing Trump’s but. This probably accounts for the sudden change in him. He comes across as an angry little man now. He use to be rational.

  14. 19 Obama Grandmama
    September 27, 2018 at 4:56 pm

    He is not even attempting to answer questions just repeating angry rants and telling his achievements over and over.

  15. 20 Nerdy Wonka
    September 27, 2018 at 5:01 pm

  16. 22 0388jojothecat
    September 27, 2018 at 5:02 pm

    If he refuses to answer questions the DEMS should just make damaging statements about him.

  17. September 27, 2018 at 5:04 pm

    Cornyn keeps saying Democrats need “corroborating evidence” to make allegations but does not admit the honest way to solve it is an FBI investigation!

  18. September 27, 2018 at 5:13 pm

    C-Span re-showing weenie Graham yelling and kissing Trump’s backside. I guess we should all be quaking in our boots.
    Fuck off Graham. Come out and say who you are and you won’t be such a pawn.

  19. 25 Obama Grandmama
    September 27, 2018 at 5:42 pm

    I just heard someone on MSNBC saying what I thought myself above that Lindsey could be auditioning to be the next Trump AG.

  20. 26 Nerdy Wonka
    September 27, 2018 at 5:59 pm

  21. 28 Nerdy Wonka
    September 27, 2018 at 6:05 pm

    • 29 dee
      September 27, 2018 at 6:19 pm

      true, and the republicans suddenly switched to asking their own questions, while Mitchell sits there. Talk about theatrics and partiality. They are trying to save him, by letting him calm down. Hirono, was cool, getting her points in.

  22. 30 criquet
    September 27, 2018 at 6:05 pm

    GE all

    This nails it I think:

  23. 32 Nerdy Wonka
    September 27, 2018 at 6:17 pm

    This is rage inducing.

  24. September 27, 2018 at 6:18 pm

  25. 37 Tally
    September 27, 2018 at 6:20 pm

  26. September 27, 2018 at 6:22 pm

  27. 39 Tally
    September 27, 2018 at 6:23 pm

  28. September 27, 2018 at 6:36 pm

    Seems Kavanaugh’s buddies didn’t sign the testimonies. Their lawyers did. Not sure what difference that makes.
    Feinstein explains that she did not hide Dr. Ford’s story. Ford asked her to keep it confidential. However she was forced to come forward by the press. Normally all the witnesses would be interviewed, but thanks to GOP that did not happen. (Feinstein says GOP didn’t tell what they were up to.) Ford was afraid and asked for it to be confidential and it was kept confidential until she gave the go-ahead. Speculation is that Ford’s friends may have leaked it to the press. Feinstein’s office didn’t leak it.

  29. September 27, 2018 at 6:39 pm

    Paraphrasing Kamala: Are you willing to ask the White House to conduct an investigation by the FBI into the RECENT allegations that have been levied against you?

  30. September 27, 2018 at 6:45 pm

    Now after all the threats and bulging rage, inevitable conspiracy calls against Democrats, the closing embarrassing and faux contriteness and humility. “Do you believe in God”. “God and Country”. spare us.

    • September 27, 2018 at 6:56 pm

      And of course the reverse finger-pointing “scam” accusation from Trump. Trump pleased with all the endless prep work on Kavanaugh.
      btw it is too late for Kavanaugh to rue the day now that he has young children of his own.

  31. 46 Nerdy Wonka
    September 27, 2018 at 6:47 pm

  32. September 27, 2018 at 6:57 pm

    The tweet I’m posting was from very early this morning.

  33. 55 Nerdy Wonka
    September 27, 2018 at 7:02 pm

  34. September 27, 2018 at 7:17 pm

    We are so so so screwed.

  35. September 27, 2018 at 7:20 pm

    • September 27, 2018 at 7:24 pm

      This beast Kavanaugh – what kind of role model is he? What message does it send to our young men and women?
      McCain may be rolling over in his grave about Graham kissing Trump’s ring…………

  36. September 27, 2018 at 7:36 pm

    “Denouncing Misogynistic Bullying and Failed Leadership, 50+ Groups Call on
    GRASSLEY TO RESIGN IMMEDIATELY AS JUDICIARY COMMITTEE CHAIR.” (common dreams.org)
    “You have publicly bullied a woman who has stepped forward to report allegations of sexual assault.” (Jake Johnson)

  37. 63 jacquelineoboomer
    September 27, 2018 at 7:41 pm

    Had to go away from the hearing for a while. Kavanaugh is an awful person, right along with his coach trump.

  38. September 27, 2018 at 7:49 pm

    The only person Kavanaugh, Grassley, Graham (fill in blank) had to do was please Trumputin.

  39. September 27, 2018 at 8:07 pm

  40. September 27, 2018 at 8:23 pm

  41. 69 jacquelineoboomer
    September 27, 2018 at 8:50 pm

  42. September 27, 2018 at 8:55 pm

    If Ford had come in there acting the way Kavanaugh acted, the GOP would be saying she had mental problems.

  43. September 27, 2018 at 9:15 pm

  44. September 27, 2018 at 9:18 pm

  45. September 27, 2018 at 9:20 pm

  46. September 27, 2018 at 9:28 pm

  47. September 27, 2018 at 9:30 pm

    • 77 Gazelle
      September 27, 2018 at 10:54 pm

      Voters, please save America. These arses are doing everything in their power to unravel the fabric of our conscious. Doing so for their own weenie selves. Pseudo “patriots” & thoroughly corrupt shitholes.

      Am now going to my anger-management-proverbial-constant-corner to someway find my moment of Zen, or at least breathe. 😩

    • September 27, 2018 at 11:04 pm

      So the Republican Party is enamored of and indebted to the murderous thug Putin who has it over Trump.
      Didn’t you think their boy Kavanaugh showed signs of being a violent alcoholic? The moody attack on Klobuchar followed by an apology, probably under gop advisement. So the abuser cycle goes: “why did you make me do it – don’t make me do it again”. I see someone who is unstable and suitably malleable for Russia (along with Graham, Rand Paul, Nunes, many others). The Roy Cohn (Trump’s mentor) approach seems to have worked well with Kavanaugh who might have been too damn “choir boy” (on Fox) for Trump’s liking. Wondering if he’d have had to tone it down if Dr Ford had been in the room? Rage, revenge yeh that’s the ticket! But mostly at the end, a really good strategy is to lie and say you weren’t watching her on the monitor when there’s a photo and witnesses. Because you’re just that bright.
      Republicans SCAMMED. Kavanaugh failed.

  48. 79 desertflower
    September 27, 2018 at 11:31 pm

    Wonder if this will influence his vote?

    https://nypost.com/2018/09/27/jeff-flake-getting-death-threats-over-kavanaugh-hearing/

    “The toxic political culture that we have created has infected everything, and we’ve done little to stop. Winning at all costs is too high a cost,” he said in a video carried live Wednesday from the Senate floor.

    “One man somewhere in the country called my office in Arizona saying he was tired of me ‘interrupting my president,’” Flake added.

    “And of that offense of allowing Dr. Ford to be heard for this offense, me and my family would be taken out. I mention this with reluctance, but only to say we have lit a match, my colleagues. The question is do we appreciate how close the powder keg is?”

    Flake is one of the key undecided Republican votes, including Sens. Susan Collins of Maine, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Bob Corker of Tennessee.

    He is the only one from that group who sits on the Senate Judiciary Committee and could sway the nomination given the split between the panel’s 11 Republicans and 10 Democrats.

    Flake said the only certainty about the vote is that the outcome “will forever be steeped in doubt.”

  49. 80 desertflower
    September 27, 2018 at 11:42 pm

    Just called Jeff Flake’s Washington office. You know what I said

    • 81 jacquelineoboomer
      September 27, 2018 at 11:43 pm

      Thank you!!!!!

      • 82 desertflower
        September 28, 2018 at 12:07 am

        Actually, I called twice:) I forgot to ask him something. I asked him if it made his decision easier, he should think of what the scenario would be if either his wife or his daughter was in Dr. Ford’s place. Would he trust Brett Kavanaugh then? That’s how he should vote tomorrow.

  50. 85 desertflower
    September 27, 2018 at 11:48 pm

  51. 86 jacquelineoboomer
    September 28, 2018 at 12:00 am

    • 87 COS
      September 28, 2018 at 12:13 am

      Thanks Jacqueline for posting this. I don’t tweet but I thank her from the bottom of my heart for her courage today. The Good old boys club will probably confirm Kavanaugh, but women will remember at the polls in November. Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins will be remembered also when they run again.

  52. 89 jacquelineoboomer
    September 28, 2018 at 12:15 am

  53. 90 jacquelineoboomer
    September 28, 2018 at 12:24 am

    Goodnight, TODville. What an exhausting day. Hope everybody sleeps well.

    • 91 Sandy1110
      September 28, 2018 at 1:40 am

      He’s a predator and a petulant, ragey, entitled bully. All the WORST qualities for a SCOTUS Justice. But he fits right in with the depraved Trump crew.

  54. 92 Gazelle
    September 28, 2018 at 12:28 am

    Colbert for the win!

  55. 93 Tally
    September 28, 2018 at 5:02 am

  56. 95 globalcitizenlinda
    September 28, 2018 at 5:35 am

    good morning everyone!

    may you have a great day and weekend

  57. 97 desertflower
    September 28, 2018 at 7:37 am

  58. 98 desertflower
    September 28, 2018 at 7:40 am

    Yeah, I’m awake in the middle of the night. AGAIN.

  59. 99 desertflower
    September 28, 2018 at 8:22 am

    I’m pretty sure this is why I also wake in the night.

  60. 112 Don
    September 28, 2018 at 8:54 am

    My boss is retiring, yes him, anyway I ran into him yesterday in the cafeteria. The t.v. was on, yes, fox of course. Anyway I congratulated him on his retirement, and before I could shake his hand he goes into a tirade about one of Kavanaugh’s accusers lying about an assault. And at that exact moment he reminded me why I didn’t even bother to chip in with the other employees in the department to get him a retirement gift.

    • 113 globalcitizenlinda
      September 28, 2018 at 9:05 am

      great news for you … that baggage is on its way out …..

      as for that boss of yours, he is going out still the scumbag he has always been ….. now he can binge-watch fox and the rabid rightwing talkshows

  61. September 28, 2018 at 9:00 am

  62. 119 Don
    September 28, 2018 at 9:04 am

    Yesterday Brett kavanaugh reminded me of John Boehner.

  63. 120 globalcitizenlinda
    September 28, 2018 at 9:09 am

    the moment of truth is here for all those senators who have been claiming that they are undecided … now is the time to stand up and be counted

    • 121 Don
      September 28, 2018 at 9:16 am

      For Graham and his ilk, they’ve already made up their minds. And for the rest that are on the fence, I hope their decision gnaws at their soul. Because they have a choice that will either make them or break them, there is no hiding.

  64. September 28, 2018 at 9:16 am

  65. 123 Don
    September 28, 2018 at 9:23 am

    Sometimes I wish I were more like my friends, oblivious to everything that’s going on around them. Because it seems that the more you give a fuck about what’s going on, the more anger and pain that you experience.

  66. 125 Don
    September 28, 2018 at 9:32 am

    Flake is reportedly going to vote yes on Kavanaugh, and now it comes down to Collins and Murkowski.

  67. 127 deserflower
    September 28, 2018 at 9:32 am

    Flake will vote to confirm. Fuck him

  68. September 28, 2018 at 9:43 am

  69. 129 globalcitizenlinda
    September 28, 2018 at 9:44 am

    anyone who has been watching flake knows that he is as fake as they come ….;

    …….. he runs to the senate floor or before ANY available microphone ….;

    ……. gets all the publicity he can out of fake out rage ….;

    …… then he goes and proudly votes for the extreme agenda ….

  70. September 28, 2018 at 9:50 am

    “friends”

    • 132 desertflower
      September 28, 2018 at 9:53 am

      Not who he thought he was. DId I mention last night that Flake was getting death threats against him and his family if he didn’t vote to confirm Kavanaugh? True story

  71. September 28, 2018 at 9:53 am

    The REAL Jeff Flake:

    • 134 desertflower
      September 28, 2018 at 9:56 am

      He’s a fraud. Always been a fraud. All of us in AZ already knew this…he’s been doing this shit for YEARS. I’m not surprised by his yes vote. I’m sad that for once he couldn’t manage to do the right thing for all the right reasons. His name will forever be in the history of this country as a fraud. He has to live with that, and all the repercussions that come from that.

  72. September 28, 2018 at 9:57 am

  73. September 28, 2018 at 9:57 am

    I have a concern about the midterms…what happens if there is indeed a blue wave….what happens if the GOP refuses to concede…they are trashing democratic norms and practices…i am concerned that they may not honor the election results….

  74. 138 desertflower
    September 28, 2018 at 9:59 am

  75. 139 dee
    September 28, 2018 at 10:07 am

    VOTE…. dems , vote

  76. 140 desertflower
    September 28, 2018 at 10:09 am

  77. 142 desertflower
    September 28, 2018 at 10:10 am

  78. 143 desertflower
    September 28, 2018 at 10:11 am

  79. 144 desertflower
    September 28, 2018 at 10:13 am

    While doing his fake concerned look.

  80. 145 desertflower
    September 28, 2018 at 10:14 am

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  82. September 28, 2018 at 10:18 am

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  84. September 28, 2018 at 10:23 am

  85. September 28, 2018 at 10:33 am

  86. September 28, 2018 at 10:35 am

    As I told you Flake is a flake, there was never any doubt how he was going to vote. Our only hope is November 6th.

  87. 153 desertflower
    September 28, 2018 at 10:38 am

    The face of evil

  88. September 28, 2018 at 10:39 am

    If Roy Moore had won in Alabama, Mitch McConnell and these Republicans would have welcome him with open arms.

  89. 155 desertflower
    September 28, 2018 at 10:40 am

    TV appearance?? They ought to march into the Maryland DA’s office and file criminal charges

  90. 158 desertflower
    September 28, 2018 at 10:44 am

  91. 159 criquet
    September 28, 2018 at 11:49 am

    OMG:


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