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Sunday Open Thread || June 15, 2014

Okay, I’ve put it on autopilot, waiting for you to take over.


90 Responses to Sunday Open Thread || June 15, 2014

  1. Carter, a game of craps strategies. The bid,
    backed by an unusual coalition of opponents play poker that included Roman Catholic bishops and Donald J.

    Peter Sellers, a group called Casino-Free Philadelphia has plans for protests today and we continue to contend.
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    • I have absolutely no idea what what your comments mean. Commenters here are fairly plain spoken – “say what you mean and mean what you say.”

  2. I just wanted to say that I like President Obama more than anybody to have ever existed in history of mankind. He is kind, he is powerful, and he is a force for good. He might not be a perfect man, but he’s so close that it doesn’t matter. His presidency has been a work of art, and his legacy will remain long after he’s out of office. This guy is a Godsend and I hate the fact that the Tea Party cannot except him. Some people just don’t want to be happy I guess…

  3. Happy Father’s Day to all you Dads and soon-to-be Dads out there! The impact you make on the lives of your children is huge.

  4. Happy Father’s Day, Keith, and to all the dads who post at WHD. My dad’s been gone for 30 years, but I still miss him. Have a great day, fathers everywhere, and may your children truly appreciate you!

  5. I just read this on

    “Just a quick refresher course lest we forget what has happened to many “friends” of the Clintons.

    1- James McDougal – Clintons convicted Whitewater partner died of an apparent heart attack, while in solitary confinement. He was a key witness in Ken Starr’s investigation.

    2 – Mary Mahoney – A former White House intern was murdered July 1997 at a Starbucks Coffee Shop in Georgetown .. The murder happened just after she was to go public with her story of sexual harassment in the White House.

    3 – Vince Foster – Former White House counselor, and colleague of Hillary Clinton at Little Rock ‘s Rose Law firm. Died of a gunshot wound to the head, ruled a suicide.

    4 – Ron Brown – Secretary of Commerce and former DNC Chairman. Reported to have died by impact in a plane crash. A pathologist close to the investigation reported that there was a hole in the top of Brown’s skull resembling a gunshot wound. At the time of his death Brown was being investigated, and spoke publicly of his willingness to cut a deal with prosecutors. The rest of the people on the plane also died. A few days later the air Traffic controller committed suicide.

    5 – C. Victor Raiser,II – Raiser, a major player in the Clinton fund raising organization died in a private plane crash in July 1992.

    6 – Paul Tulley – Democratic National Committee Political Director found dead in a hotel room in Little Rock , September 1992. Described by Clinton as a “dear friend and trusted advisor”.

    7 – Ed Willey – Clinton fundraiser, found dead November 1993 deep in the woods in VA of a gunshot wound to the head. Ruled a suicide. Ed Willey died on the same day his wife Kathleen Willey claimed Bill Clinton groped her in the oval office in the White House. Ed Willey was involved in several Clinton fund raising events.

    8 – Jerry Parks – Head of Clinton’s gubernatorial security team in Little Rock .. Gunned down in his car at a deserted intersection outside Little Rock Park’s son said his father was building a dossier on Clinton He allegedly threatened to reveal this information. After he died the files were mysteriously removed from his house.

    9 – James Bunch – Died from a gunshot suicide. It was reported that he had a “Black Book” of people which contained names of influential people who visited prostitutes in Texas and Arkansas

    10 – James Wilson – Was found dead in May 1993 from an apparent hanging suicide. He was reported to have ties to Whitewater..

    11 – Kathy Ferguson – Ex-wife of Arkansas Trooper Danny Ferguson, was found dead in May 1994, in her living room with a gunshot to her head. It was ruled a suicide even though there were several packed suitcases, as if she were going somewhere. Danny Ferguson was a co-defendant along with Bill Clinton in the Paula Jones lawsuit Kathy Ferguson was a possible corroborating witness for Paula Jones.

    12 – Bill Shelton – Arkansas State Trooper and fiancée of Kathy Ferguson. Critical of the suicide ruling of his fiancée, he was found dead in June, 1994 of a gunshot wound also ruled a suicide at the grave site of his fiancée.

    13 – Gandy Baugh – Attorney for Clinton ‘s friend Dan Lassater, died by jumping out a window of a tall building January, 1994. His client was a convicted drug distributor.

    14 – Florence Martin – Accountant & sub-contractor for the CIA, was related to the Barry Seal, Mena, Arkansas, airport drug smuggling case. He died of three gunshot wounds.

    15 – Suzanne Coleman – Reportedly had an affair with Clinton when he was Arkansas Attorney General. Died of a gunshot wound to the back of the head, ruled a suicide. Was pregnant at the time of her death.

    16 – Paula Grober – Clinton ‘s speech interpreter for the deaf from 1978 until her death December 9, 1992. She died in a one car accident.

    17 – Danny Casolaro – Investigative reporter. Investigating Mena Airport and Arkansas Development Finance Authority. He slit his wrists, apparently, in the middle of his investigation.

    18 – Paul Wilcher – Attorney investigating corruption at Mena Airport with Casolaro and the 1980 “October Surprise” was found dead on a toilet June 22, 1993, in his Washington DC apartment. Had delivered a report to Janet Reno 3 weeks before his death.

    19 – Jon Parnell Walker – Whitewater investigator for Resolution Trust Corp. Jumped to his death from his Arlington, Virginia apartment balcony August 15, 1993. He was investigating the Morgan Guaranty scandal.

    20 – Barbara Wise – Commerce Department staffer. Worked closely with Ron Brown and John Huang. Cause of death unknown. Died November 29, 1996. Her bruised, nude body was found locked in her office at the Department of Commerce.

    21 – Charles Meissner – Assistant Secretary of Commerce who gave John Huang special security clearance, died shortly thereafter in a small plane crash.

    22 – Dr. Stanley Heard – Chairman of the National Chiropractic Health Care Advisory Committee died with his attorney Steve Dickson in a small plane crash. Dr. Heard, in addition to serving on Clinton’s advisory council personally treated Clinton’s mother, stepfather and brother.

    23 – Barry Seal – Drug running TWA pilot out of Mena Arkansas, death was no accident.

    24 – Johnny Lawhorn, Jr. – Mechanic, found a check made out to Bill Clinton in the trunk of a car left at his repair shop. He was found dead after his car had hit a utility pole.

    25 – Stanley Huggins – Investigated Madison Guaranty. His death was a purported suicide and his report was never released.

    26 – Hershell Friday – Attorney and Clinton fundraiser died March 1, 1994, when his plane exploded.

    27 – Kevin Ives & Don Henry – Known as “The boys on the track” case. Reports say the boys may have stumbled upon the Mena Arkansas airport drug operation. A controversial case, the initial report of death said, due to falling asleep on railroad tracks. Later reports claim the 2 boys had been slain before being placed on the tracks. Many linked to the case died before their testimony could come before a Grand Jury.


    28 – Keith Coney – Died when his motorcycle slammed into the back of a truck, 7/88.

    29 – Keith McMaskle – Died, stabbed 113 times, Nov, 1988

    30 – Gregory Collins – Died from a gunshot wound January 1989.

    31 – Jeff Rhodes – He was shot, mutilated and found burned in a trash dump in April 1989.

    3 2 – James Milan – Found decapitated. However, the Coroner ruled his death was due to natural causes.”

    33 – Jordan Kettleson – Was found shot to death in the front seat of his pickup truck in June 1990.

    34 – Richard Winters – A suspect in the Ives/Henry deaths. He was killed in a set-up robbery July 1989.


    36 – Major William S. Barkley, Jr.

    37 – Captain Scott J . Reynolds

    38 – Sgt. Brian Hanley

    39 – Sgt. Tim Sabel

    40 – Major General William Robertson

    41 – Col. William Densberger

    42 – Col. Robert Kelly

    43 – Spec. Gary Rhodes

    44 – Steve Willis

    45 – Robert Williams

    46 – Conway LeBleu

    47 – Todd McKeehan

    Quite an impressive list! Pass this on. Let the public become aware of what happens to friends of the Clintons !

    …………SURELY YOU JEST !!

  6. Where to start on the wealth that Fathers gave us? Thanks, Dads.
    In spite of all the casual denigration and Dad-slamming that’s popular these days, we have your backs.
    There was a NYorker cartoon a couple of years ago, that showed an auditorium, with one guy sitting in a seat. There was a banner across the stage, that read, “Welcome Adult Children of Normal Parents”.

  7. This is YOUR special day, Keith. Enjoy!!!

    And to all Dad’s here and elsewhere – Happy Father’s Day!!

    As one of America’s television super-Dad’s of yore, Bill Cosby, once said:
    “Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.

  8. A MUST see–Viral Video comparing Bush vs Obama visiting Marines-it’s a short 3 minute video and it is downright amazing the love they had for Bush compared to Obama. Go to and it’s one of the headline stories viewed by millions already.

    • Someone ought to put a muzzle on Jarrett. When Obama
      ‘escaped’ the WH for a Starbucks run, he said ‘the bear is loose’.

      Jarrett’s response?
      “I think frankly we’ve all been through a cold and bitter winter and the bear has cabin fever. His cabin is a little bit bigger and harder to escape than most.”

      Now he is in CA where the state flag featuring a roaming “Grizzly” is flying in his face, lol. (You just can’t make this stuff up)

      I still say…if we offered him $20M to leave, he would be on the next plane out of D.C. Actually, I think he could be paid off for much less.

      • That is a paltry amount next to what he will stand to make with speeches and books. Mooch, too. $20M is a drop in the bucket. Look at the fortunes the Clintons have made. Amerika is stupid! Was really stoopid twice.

  9. Morning news just now on Fox.
    WH still weighing its options for responding to insurgents in Iraq.
    Because of lack of engagment Milaki and O’s relationship went no where.
    The price is being paid now.

      • While Boehner and McConnell are hiding under Obama’s desk, we have descended into a total state of lawlessness. One known MS13 member has already been united with his mother in the US. Because he never committed a crime in this country, he is allowed to stay.

        Obama and Holder are traitors and co-conspirators. I can’t fathom why they are not brought up on charges and impeached. It’s a no-brainer.

          • Happy Father’s Day to all the great dads out there. And, to the not-so-great ones (like the ones who pay more attention to their cell phones than to their kids when they’re together), I hope you get a clue before it’s too late. My dad taught my sisters and me so many things, including an appreciation of astronomy. He even woke us up early on a school day to see the first Russian satellite orbiting overhead. Love you, Dad!

          • Yeah, Dads. Smile.

            Your post reminded me — one of the many things I learned from my father — was how to move almost anything with leverage.

            He was an engineer. Me not so much. But I can maneuver weight.

          • Ellen and Julie, You both made the memory even more special. I would probably say to him Oh Dad listen to this comment — and he would probably say to me — That’s nice, now listen, watch and learn and we will be able to move this piano.

          • A no-nonsense guy, eh, Grace? And, Julie, who knows what the spelling would be when the name is translated from the Greek alphabet? Arkimedes is fine with me.

          • Lucky you. I remember once on a crossing from Italy to Yugoslavia someone pointed out Sirius to me. Bright and impressive . But in the end, still have problems finding anything other than the Big Dipper!

            It is a good day to remember and be grateful.

          • Just last Friday, I was sitting at a red light. Dad and teenage daughter in the car. No one speaking, giggling, talking.
            He was staring straight ahead, and she was on the cell.
            The best giggling and talking,sometimes was just driving in the car with my dad.

        • Because he never committed a crime in this country, he is allowed to stay.

          I don’t suppose there have been charges filed against him in another country — say Mexico — or that we adhere to any kind of extradition treaties. Most likely not. If anyone wants to keep ciminals it’s Obama and Holder. Birds.

          These young people were be the first in our history to be State farmed. And wow — they will be attached to the government. I can hear the memoirs — Yes, I remember my first Nanny. His name was Frank. He was a border guard back in the day when Amerika had borders. Now Open Borders — so much better.

    • Thanks MarjoJimbo.
      This one brought tears. Lost my wonderful Dad at such a young age of 41. I miss him everyday. I share what he taught me, and the memories with my two sons, who did not know him.

  10. Still trying to figure out the gall of a president whose Saturday radio address encourages fathers to be present (per reports, as I admit I did not hear it personally)… yet we are still trying to figure out where his daughters are this Father’s Day weekend. According to Gateway Pundit, they were not on the plane when it landed. There was speculation they would fly out later (not uncommon for this family to take multiple planes).

  11. Typed in Baghdad news.
    USA article states: US evacuating some staff from its Embassy & beefing up security as deadly explosions rocked the Iraqi capital.

  12. My sister and I spoke often about our dad today. He was a hard working man who built houses from the ground up – including wiring and plumbing. He drank a few beers after work, ate “supper,” went to bed and woke with the sunrise the next day. He had a hot temper but loved to joke and watch baseball on TV…while he read the Sunday paper and listened to the radio. The original multi-tasker who died too young from cancer and other lung associated diseases. I love you dad…even though my sister was your favorite! ;-) Thanks for the work ethic you modeled every single day – no matter what the weather or how you felt. They broke the mode after they made you!

  13. Who or what ever catches us and puts in moderation jail (where I sit writing this little note) should be transferred to our southern borders. There is much more work to be done there in capturing and jailing offenders.