How Can We Miss You If You Won’t Go Away

White House adviser Stephen Miller was escorted off the set of CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday after a contentious interview with host Jake Tapper.

Two sources close to the situation told Business Insider that after the taping was done, Miller was asked to leave several times.

He ignored those requests and ultimately security was called and he was escorted out, the sources said.

CNN declined to comment.

The White House did not respond to Business Insider’s request for comment.

So anti-chain migration (whose family escaped/survived the Holocaust because America allowed them to chain migrate to the US) enthusiast Stephen Miller is as obnoxious off the air as he is on the air. Good to know.

This is also a good way to get arrested. And be on the receiving end of a restraining order. Creep gonna creepy.

Open thread!

129 replies
  1. 1
    Ruckus says:

    Would you have expected anything less obnoxious?

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    So anti-chain migration (whose family escaped/survived the Holocaust because America allowed them to chain migrate to the US)

    Chain migration is the framing used by anti-immigrant hate groups like Numbers USA, for family based immigration, I think we should not use their framing and dignify it.

  3. 3
    Mary G says:

    Harper’s Bazaar has the transcript of Oprah’s speech at the Globes.

    The closing graph:

    In my career, what I’ve always tried my best to do, whether on television or through film, is to say something about how men and women really behave. To say how we experience shame, how we love and how we rage, how we fail, how we retreat, persevere, and how we overcome. I’ve interviewed and portrayed people who’ve withstood some of the ugliest things life can throw at you, but the one quality all of them seem to share is an ability to maintain hope for a brighter morning, even during our darkest nights. So I want all the girls watching here, now, to know that a new day is on the horizon! And when that new day finally dawns, it will be because of a lot of magnificent women, many of whom are right here in this room tonight, and some pretty phenomenal men, fighting hard to make sure that they become the leaders who take us to the time when nobody ever has to say ‘Me too’ again.”

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    He was just busy wishing Jake Tapper to the cornfield.

  5. 5
    geg6 says:

    Fuck that mother fuckigg Nazi. Oprah kicked all their asses tonight.

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    lamh36 says:

    !!!!!! ICYMI!!!! Oprah’s speech from the Golden Globes…watch it!!!

    From beginning to end…perfection.

    Oprah Winfrey Receives the Cecil B. DeMille Award – Golden Globes 2018

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    NotMax says:

    What you see is what you get.

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    Adam L Silverman says:

    @lamh36: Here you go:

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    matt says:

    Next time he’s there I’d wait with a spiked baseball bat to help escort him out.. pro bono.. CNN, let me know if you’re interested.

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    lamh36 says:

    @Adam L Silverman: thx Adam!

    That’s from the OFFICIAL Golden Globe channel…they got that up FAST!

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    NotMax says:

    Chain migration. Anchor babies.

    Really into the whole S&M scene, aren’t they?

  12. 12
    Adam L Silverman says:

    @NotMax: Mother approves…

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    Patricia Kayden says:

    @Ruckus: Why does the MSM keep talking to lying creeps and then acting surprised when they act like lying creeps?

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    Omnes Omnibus says:

    @NotMax: @Adam L Silverman: ::shudders::

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    oatler. says:

    Already Chuck Todd’s got serious wood for this guy.

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    Princess says:

    A shanda fur die goyim.

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    mai naem mobile says:

    I hope CNN has tape of it and they edit it to make it look the most embarrassing for Stephen Miller. Also I haven’t heard of Miller in the book. I wonder if he was smart enough not to talk to Wolff. He doesn’t come across as smart but who knows.

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    WaterGirl says:

    @schrodingers_cat: Agree. The term pro-life still burns me.

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    Ruckus says:

    @Patricia Kayden:
    Is it possible that there is a cult called Moronatism?
    Where by you get a job that pays way too much considering your lack of skills, that you have to talk in a certain fashion on TV, and that you constantly have to be wrong. IOW where you get paid to be a dick, and like it.

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    Omnes Omnibus says:

    @Ruckus: There has always been a gig for courtiers. It just takes different forms in different eras.

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    West of the Rockies (been a while) says:

    I noted at the dead end of the earlier Tapper thread how it is inconceivable to me that any fellow human could willfully bed down with Miller. The guy is a charmless toad.

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    Lyrebird says:

    @Ruckus: No, but what’s really surprising and surprisingly inspiring is that he didn’t get away with it.

    I went to high school w/plenty of Republican debate-team types, and they all made me nervous, because they specifically used their developing verbal sparring skills to overpower others, not to outsmart them.

    Under Bush/Cheney, the only press person I remember really pushing back against all the catapulting of propaganda was Colbert’s performance at the whatsit dinner. Color me gobsmacked to find Don Lemon and even more so Jake Tapper to be at the forefront of journalists pushing back against the autocrats. The former press secretary too, I’m blanking on her name.

    Stephen Miller is someone I would walk out of an elevator or room to avoid just based on those dead eyes alone. I am glad he didn’t get away with his domineering behavior at least that once.

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    NotMax says:

    Haven’t been online much so don’t know if already mentioned or not.

    An Iranian oil tanker collided with a bulk freighter and caught fire off China’s east coast, leaving the tanker’s entire crew of 32 missing and causing it to spill oil into the sea, authorities said Sunday.
    State-run China Central Television reported Sunday evening that the tanker was still floating and burning, and that oil was visible in the water.

    It was not clear, however, whether the tanker was still spilling oil. The size of the oil slick caused by the accident also was not known. Source

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    @mai naem mobile: He’s in it and comes across as stupid as the rest of them. Bannon actually seems to be the only smart one, but his ideas are repulsive.

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    divF says:

    Love the title, Adam – Dan Hicks is a fave of mine.

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    Jay S` says:

    @schrodingers_cat: Are you sure you want to take it from him?

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    debbie says:

    Was he demanding more time?

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    Feebog says:


    Have you read the entire book or just excerpts? Planning on ordering it next week while I am recuperating from knee surgery.

  30. 30
    NotMax says:

    Some breathtaking cold snap pictures at Niagara Falls.

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    Ruckus says:

    Is it possible that at least some of our journalists are learning to actually do their jobs? At least the ones we think they should be doing because we purchase all the crap they advertise at all the places they advertise on TV? We do have to remember that if you aren’t paying for it you are the product.

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    divF says:

    @Princess: That’s just what a friend was saying about Jared last night.

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    lamh36 says:

    Oh and for those who like to read transcripts of speeches:

    Here’s the Full Transcript of Oprah’s Inspirational Golden Globes Speech via @harpersbazaarus

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    @Feebog: I finished it this morning.

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    NotMax says:

    Conflict of interest concerns over Kushner ties to Israeli real estate

    Believe the Jerusalem Post is nowadays usually described as a centrist, perhaps slightly center left outlet.

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    Yarrow says:

    @Mary G: I’m way behind on the DVR and just watched it a little bit ago. Wow. What a speech. Oprah is amazing.

  37. 37
    Lyrebird says:

    @Ruckus: We live in hope, right?

    There are lots of things that have been as bad as I’d feared a year ago, but I think it’s important to notice those occasional good surprises, like spine development among journalists.

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    eemom says:

    Another thing I never watch is republicans on teevee, but I clicked on that clip just to see Tapper shut him up. It was good, but Tapper should have done it sooner.

    That neo-Goebbels ultra creep has a creepily dead look in his eyes.

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    Ruckus says:


    spine development

    That is perfect.

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    lamh36 says:

    @eemom: I always MUTE the sound whenever Chump or anyone of em are on my TV. I’ll leave on Closed Captions, but I’d rather avoid having any of their speaking voices in my head…ugh

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    Ruckus says:

    It may also be possible that they can actually see the way the wind is blowing and want to get out in front of it before it destroys them.

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    NotMax says:


    Spina buffida?

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    Adam L Silverman says:

    @NotMax: That’s terrible. There’s probably a Coast Guard training float in the area working with partner nations. They will most likely be directed to site to assist. They may also pull a Marine float from either Japan or Australia to assist.

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    Adam L Silverman says:

    @debbie: I have no idea.

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    mai naem mobile says:

    @🐾BillinGlendaleCA: I want to read this book so bad. I’ve called a few book stores and they’re saying 2 to 4 weeks. I can’t believe the publisher didn’t print enough books, and I can’t believe in this day, the can’t push up the new printing to less than 10 days.

  46. 46
    Adam L Silverman says:

    @Feebog: I got it as an ebook the other night. I haven’t gotten far enough yet to get to the parts about him. Wolff writes well, regardless of what you might think about him. I have his Murdoch biography.

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    @Adam L Silverman:

    Coast Guard training float

    Getting ready for next year’s Rose Parade already?

  48. 48
    Adam L Silverman says:

    @NotMax: Correct. They went through a change in ownership a while back. This is not surprising. I’m also sure that by the time the newspapers were comfortable reporting this, Mueller had already known about it.

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    Adam L Silverman says:

    @mai naem mobile: I don’t think the publisher was expecting the President to be their best salesperson.

    If you’ve got a tablet or ereader, you can get it as ebook on both iBooks and Kindle right now.

  50. 50
    Adam L Silverman says:

    @🐾BillinGlendaleCA: Sure, sure. Don’t want Raven to think the rest of us don’t care.

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    No Drought No More says:

    Remember the scene when DeNiro pointedly told the security guards to escort the bonehead cowboy off the premises who had refused to take his feet off the gambling table in the movie Casino? In the old days, security guards everywhere could indeed get away with occasionally opening an exit door with the head of a schmuck, just like in the movie. But no one can fairly blame MSNBC security for refusing to do that with Miller today. Nowadays there are just too many damn cameras everywhere to risk it, and more’s the pity in this instance..

  52. 52
    debbie says:

    @Adam L Silverman:

    I don’t think the publisher was expecting the President to be their best salesperson.

    Oh, I’m sure the publisher (Holt), being in NYC, knew that ahead of time. They released the book four days earlier than planned, and had it hit the streets as planned, there would have been more stock. The presses are rolling as we speak!

  53. 53
    mai naem mobile says:

    @Adam L Silverman: I want the book because I have 3 family members and a friend who want to read it after I am done with it.

  54. 54
    Adam L Silverman says:

    @No Drought No More: I did that once when working as a cooler and trying to get an obnoxious drunk guy into a taxi. I basically bounced the door off of him when I opened it to pour him into the taxi and wasn’t all too careful about his head and the top of the cab either.

    Ahhh, the folly of youth.

  55. 55
    Adam L Silverman says:

    @mai naem mobile: Apparently they shipped them all to the DPRK:

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    NotMax says:

    @Adam L. Silverman

    Was at one time dragooned into helping lace a boil at the base of a horse’s tail.

    Walked him outside and tethered him. Procedure (as recommended by a vet) was to first blindfold the horse. Which freaked him out, causing him to try to leap forward, bonking his head solidly into the side of the barn.

    Dazed him sufficiently that we could continue and finish up without further ado.

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    NotMax says:


    lance a boil

    (Bad fingers. Bad!)

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    Obvious Russian Troll says:

    @Adam L Silverman: If you buy the kindle version you can also read it from the Kindle app on Windows and Mac and apparently on as well. I’m sure you can get the kindle app working in Linux as well.

  59. 59
    Adam L Silverman says:

    And, apparently, Wikileaks has decided it wants to be sued for copyright violations:

  60. 60
    Adam L Silverman says:

    @NotMax: @NotMax: What you do in your private time is your business. I’m not going to judge.

    Backs away slowly…

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    Lyrebird says:


    It may also be possible that they can actually see the way the wind is blowing …

    No doubt, but back in those awful primaries, it seemed like plenty of people were content to stay silent while it was just Orangemandias trying to send a mob against Katy Tur, plus Joy Reid speaking truth to the confused and not necessarily getting a lot of traction.

    Who knows – everything I know about cable news I learn from reading here! and RawStory because I’m hooked and Wonkette because we all need a laugh.

    Speaking of:

    @NotMax: Snort! (LOL)

  63. 63
    Ruckus says:

    @Adam L Silverman:
    I never had to do that in the shore patrol. But then SP is a bit closer to LE than a bouncer/cooler. I did threaten one guy with getting to spend his liberty time in my jail and captains mast. He thought better of it and did as requested. All nice and polite, no swearing, no nightstick action. Only guy who told me no when asked to do or not do something reasonable and in a reasonable manner.

  64. 64
    Adam L Silverman says:

    @Obvious Russian Troll: Yep. I have the kindle app on my iPad, as well as iBooks.

  65. 65
    Adam L Silverman says:

    @Ruckus: This guy had gotten on everyone’s last nerve. So…

  66. 66
    Ruckus says:

    OK, I read it the way you intended. Lance.
    And LOL. I know I shouldn’t but got to the punchline and……

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    Yarrow says:

    @Adam L Silverman: Can’t imagine what malware they’ve embedded in the pdf.

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    Omnes Omnibus says:

    @Adam L Silverman: Not a troll, just an asshole. Just saying.

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    WaterGirl says:

    Heading for bed, but my thoughts are turning to tomorrow. Is that when we find out what treasonous things were being discussed this weekend at Camp David?

    We can only hope that at least one person in that crowd is what Preet calls “a cooperator”, although I am certain that they probably all had to leave all electronic devices at the door.

    Good night.

  70. 70
    Ruckus says:

    @Adam L Silverman:
    My guy walked out of the EM club at a major naval station and puked all over the stairs. Told him to go get a bucket and mop and clean it up. His response was “Fuck you, you do it.” Your puke, you clean. “Fuck You.” OK but you are spending tonight in my jail and then captains mast. How do you think that will go over with your captain? “I’ll go get a bucket and mop.” I thanked him when he was done and took the bucket/mop back and stowed clean and properly. Also told him next time aim for the bushes. He thought that was reasonable advice.

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    Chet Murthy says:

    what Preet calls “a cooperator”

    OT, but had to say: I listened to one of his podcasts today (the one with Hasan Minhaj) and he’s a witty, funny guy. Or maybe it was just that Hasan made him so, but even his monologue, and Q&A before the interview, was funny. Witty, funny guy. The *first* time I’ve *ever* listened to a podcast all the way thru.

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    Adam L Silverman says:

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    WaterGirl says:

    @Chet Murthy: I think he is clever and witty and funny and he has a great voice. The only ones I haven’t liked, and I have listened to them all, are the two most recent – one with Maggie H. and the one that with Tina Brown. But I didn’t like those because of who he was interviewing.

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    Yarrow says:

    @Adam L Silverman: From all accounts he was already a dick in high school. She’s probably off by about four years. It was a middle school dance when he was 12 and some girl turned him down when he asked her to dance.

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    Calouste says:

    @Yarrow: I say it was because his mom made him eat broccoli at age 5.

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    AnotherBruce says:

    @Yarrow: Makes sense, I think all of the people in the Trump administration have the emotional maturity of a 12 year old.

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    Calouste says:

    @West of the Rockies (been a while): Well, Mnuchin is on his third wife. On the other hand,she is probably even more of a creep than he is.

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    Adam L Silverman says:

    @Omnes Omnibus: I’m not talking about Ruckus, I’m talking about the drunk guy I was less than careful with when putting in a taxi.

    I’ve no problems with Ruckus.

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    clay says:

    @Adam L Silverman: Are they even trying to pretend that this fits their supposed remit?

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    Adam L Silverman says:

    @Ruckus: Firm but fair.

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    Villago Delenda Est says:

    @Yarrow: Which is why I wouldn’t touch it. Wikileaks is a criminal operation.

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    Adam L Silverman says:

    @Yarrow: I’m not actually sure he’s ever talked to a girl.

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    eemom says:

    @mai naem mobile:

    I ordered it Thursday night from the DC bookstore Kramerbooks; it was already sold out there and everywhere else, but I thought I’d have a better chance at Kramer because fewer people would order there than from Amazon, etc. The next day I got an e-mail from the store saying they were getting a new shipment Monday and they would hold one for me at the store until 5 pm.

    So, even though I almost never go into the city anymore because I almost always work at home, tomorrow I am going to take billable time out from my day, drag my ass down there through God knows what traffic, find a nonexistent parking space on some narrow Dupont Circle side street, and score my copy. All so I can spend more time that I don’t have reading about a maniacal “president” and his gang of murderers and thieves. It strikes me that I have some kind of illness.

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    Adam L Silverman says:

    @Calouste: Mnuchin has a lot of money. Also, orders from the Reptiliod Invasion Force Overcommander to breed hybrids. You do the math.

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    MisterForkbeard says:

    @Yarrow: @Calouste: The important thing is to realize that this is all some girl’s fault. :)

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    Adam L Silverman says:

    @clay: I have no idea. Moreover, whatever they claim they supposedly stand for and are doing is just BS for what they actually do, which is front for Russian intelligence services.

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    Yarrow says:

    Stephen Miller has a nervous head twist and shoulder twitch. He did it so many times in that interview. His aggressive tone may have made him seem somewhat confident but that body language gave away the game. He’s scared.

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    Yarrow says:

    @Villago Delenda Est: It certainly is.

    @Adam L Silverman: Well, he’s certainly yelled at them.

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    Yutsano says:

    @Adam L Silverman: Wait…has he reproduced in any of his three marriages?

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    Adam L Silverman says:

    @Yarrow: Not the same thing.

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    Adam L Silverman says:

    @Yutsano: Not that I’m aware of. I think the Reptiliod scientists are having trouble blending the two different forms of DNA.

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    Steeplejack says:


    You’re doing it for your country. Future generations will praise your memory.

  93. 93
    Adam L Silverman says:

    @eemom: @Steeplejack: If you don’t survive, we’ll hold a fundraiser here for a commemorative marker to your heroic sacrifice.//

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    Comrade Colette Collaboratrice says:

    A number of flu-suffering jackals have mentioned in recent threads the OTC medications that brought them some relief. I know a couple of cough remedies were named, but I can’t remember which ones – anybody? My 14-year-old son appears to be coming down with it. The poor kid has a fever and aches and is coughing his lungs up.

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    clay says:

    @Adam L Silverman: Yeah, but being a Russian front without obviously being a Russian front seems like it would easier if they pretended to stick to some sort of principles. But posting a copy of a widely available commercial book doesn’t fit anywhere with “radical government transparency organization.” I was just wondering if they even gave a nominal attempt at squaring that circle.

    Whatever. I hope the publisher sues the shit out of them.

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    Adam L Silverman says:

    @Comrade Colette Collaboratrice: If I have the flu, then I go with Coracedin HBP for flu and sinus. And Mucinex. If its a cold, then the Coracedin HBP for a cold and Mucinex. But read the ingredients so you’re not doubling up on certain ingredients between the two.

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    SFBayAreaGal says:

    When I was a teenager we lived 3 blocks away from Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks. My brother was allowed to sit in on their practice sessions.

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    1000 flouncing lurkers (was fidelio) says:

    @schrodingers_cat: Back in the 1850s, this was how my great-great-grandfather brought his wife, their two children, and his nephews to the US. I see no argument against extending the same welcome the US extended to the family of a South German tradesman in the Nineteenth Century to immigrants in the Twenty-first that isn’t mired in one flavor of bigotry or another.

    Since conservatives want to look back to a “better” time, maybe I should say “If it was good enough for my great-great-grandpa, it’s good enough for anyone!”

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    Mike J says:

    Richard Kadrey @Richard_Kadrey 3h
    I understand completely. I once refused to leave a Hot Topic when they claimed they didn’t have any Marilyn Manson onesies in my size and I knew they totally did.

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    Adam L Silverman says:

    @clay: They are what they are. And the lawsuit is going to be glorious.

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    Dog Dawg Damn says:

    If this blog isn’t full of Oprah-bots in 24 hours, I’ll be extremely disappointed.

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    trollhattan says:

    A video floating around has Miller giving a campaign speech for some HS office in which he bitches about students being directed to clean up after themselves because that’s what the JANITORS are for.

    A walking corpse, he and Trump are soulmates.

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    Comrade Colette Collaboratrice says:

    @Adam L Silverman: Thanks! I’m hoping it’s a cold, but it’s not looking good. Grr. He has a daylong Mitzvah Corps project scheduled with his class at a homeless shelter tomorrow, and he was really looking forward to it, but there’s no way I’m going to unleash him on a vulnerable population in crowded conditions even if that’s “all” it is.

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    I’m fairly certain that Miller has severed heads in Ziploc bags in his freezer.

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    trollhattan says:

    A few years ago one of the resident jackals (don’t recall who) said he had dated one of the lickettes. Dan Hicks was the Bay Area, miss him a lot.

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    Adam L Silverman says:

    @Comrade Colette Collaboratrice: I hope he feels better. I also go heavy on the Emergen-C powders. Then plenty of rest.

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    Tim C. says:

    @schrodingers_cat: Just to throw this out there, “Chain Migration” is the term that’s been used to describe in academic settings the reason why different ethnic groups cluster in locations with others that share the same language, culture values and all that. If you were migrating to the US from Norway in the 19th century for example, you weren’t going to Fargo for the weather. What’s really annoying to a pendant like me is that the term now is being used by the idiot-right to describe the fact that US immigration policy wants to allow the families of people who are already here join those who are here legally already.

    *spits in derision*

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    Yarrow says:

    @Comrade Colette Collaboratrice: If it’s within 48 hours check with the doctor to see if he can get a Tamiflu prescription. I don’t know if they prescribe it for kids. If he’s been sick longer than that it doesn’t really do any good. Won’t stop the flu but will lessen symptoms.

    Otherwise, over the counter cough medications can help. An expectorant to thin the mucous so when he does cough it’s more “productive” and a suppressant to keep the cough more under the control. There are a bunch of brands.

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    Yutsano says:

    @Adam L Silverman: Personally too lazy to Google it right now. But he could be one of those who can’t be bothered to deal with spawn. And no way in Hades would Wife #3 put up with pregnancy no matter how good the money is.

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    Ruckus says:

    @Sister Golden Bear:
    Na, he’s eaten those already.

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    lamh36 says:

    I’m off to bed juicers…before i go do yourselves a favor a read about the woman Oprah talked about in her Globes speech and how her story was integral motivational part in the Civil Rghts movement, particularly as it pertains to the legacy of Rosa Parks…

    @avaThis woman is not a footnote in history. Her 1944 rape by white thugs is a CRITICAL part of the fight for civil rights in America. Read her story please. And know her name. Mrs. Recy Taylor. A beautiful warrior. May she rest in peace and power.

    Recy Taylor, Who Fought for Justice After 1944 Rape, Dies at 97

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    1000 flouncing lurkers (was fidelio) says:

    @Comrade Colette Collaboratrice: I second the Mucinex recommendation. There are also generics available; the active ingredient is guaifenesin. This is the expectorant that thins out the mucus. In case of a dire, incessant cough, you’d want a cough suppressant as well; Dextromethoran is king of the OTC ingredients there.

    Coricidan is great stuff, but as Adam notes, be wary of doubling up on things like Acetominophen or the NSAIDs.

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    frosty says:

    @Yarrow: Hell, Susan Billett turned me down for a dance in Jr High but she was out of my league and I knew it. Plenty of others said yes. If that’s what’s pushing his buttons, then fuckem (TM efg)

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    frosty says:


    It strikes me that I have some kind of illness.

    LOL, I feel your pain about downtown DC and yes, you have an illness afflicting a majority of the country. Enjoy the book.

    PS Can’t find a Metro ride to at least avoid the parking hassle?

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    frosty says:

    @Comrade Colette Collaboratrice: I tried Mucinex last week and ended up puking etc. Side effects: “nausea, vomiting, diarrhea” Just FYI and be aware. Maybe not have an empty stomach when taking it.

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    @Comrade Colette Collaboratrice: IANAMD, but that sounds like the flu(body aches), I’d get him to a MD and get a script for Tamiflu. The flu this year is really bad and that will reduce the severity of the symptoms. When I had “The Cold”, I took Mucinex DM-Max for the cough.

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    Adam L Silverman says:

    @lamh36: I’ve read the full article. Saw it earlier. I’ve got it bookmarked to do a post about.

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    Suzanne says:

    Oprah was pretty damn awesome tonight.
    I hope it matters. I hope the Wolff book matters. I hope this is all adding up to something.

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    SWMBO says:

    @Adam L Silverman: According to Wikipedia, he has 3 children. No names mentioned, no pictures and no idea of the dna involved.

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    fuckwit says:

    @Adam L Silverman: that was a hell of a great stump speech. She’s running for office. Where/when, I don’t know

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    opiejeanne says:

    @Adam L Silverman: And nook, from Barnes and Noble. I’ve read about a third of it, and it confirms an awful lot of what we’ve surmised. It’s pretty good.

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    opiejeanne says:

    @Comrade Colette Collaboratrice: In descending order of usefulness for me: Robitussin, Nyquil, Mucinex. I’m also using an OTC nasal spray, Flonase and my asthma inhaler because at times it has felt like a massive asthma attack.

    I don’t know if this is the flu or just a very nasty cold, but I’ve been sick since Christmas Eve and I’m damned tired of it. I have been to the doctor twice and the last time she prescribed Robitussin with Codeine, which helped me sleep but I’d forgotten just why I shouldn’t have codeine at all: it’s like the worst hangover possible including bed-spins.

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    opiejeanne says:

    @1000 flouncing lurkers (was fidelio): My great grandfather and two brothers traveled to Chicago from Toronto in 1862. His father was from Ireland (although that was suppressed within the Canadian part of the family), his mother was John Freeman’s granddaughter (see: Battle of Saratoga).
    I don’t think anyone ever asked him for papers. I’m pretty sure he was never naturalized, and I just realized that I don’t know if he was registered to vote but the stories I’ve heard of the old boy make me think he probably did.

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    Robert Sneddon says:

    @opiejeanne: Codeine is a cough suppressant as well as a pain control med. Fortunately I can buy it over-the-counter here in the UK, compounded with ibuprofen or paracetamol. Use it for night times to get some sleep but coughing is necessary to get thick crud out of your lungs and bronchial tubes so cut it out during the day.

    The other thing that I use codeine for is migraines, for me it’s the only pain-killer that will stop one in its tracks.

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    Magda in Black says:

    Thank you. That “phrase” is another dog whistle I’ve been ranting about.

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    Procopius says:

    @schrodingers_cat: I agree. It’s as bad as using the term “anchor babies.”

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    laura says:

    @trollhattan: my mom worked with a lickette who had to give up the gig when her pregnancy prevented her from fitting into a costume that was either a barrel or a cigar.
    I always liked spotting him at the city center in Mill Valley on Dipsea day, loafing around and casting aspersions at the Morris Dancers.

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    Procopius says:

    @mai naem mobile: He’s the spitting image of SS-Obergruppenführer und General der Polizei Reihard Heydrich, the Deputy Reich Protector of Bohemia and Moravia.

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