the latest in our series of posts noting the bright side of Donald Trump’s nomination for president for unhappy conservatives.

Today’s piece comes from the Morning Joe via the Washington Free Beacon:

MSNBC’s Morning Joe panel had a lengthy discussion Monday about the “uncomfortable” facts of Bill Clinton’s relationship with Jeffrey Epstein, the known pedophile billionaire whose jet Clinton flew on dozens of times.

Presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump has been unafraid to level attacks against the Clintons for the former president’s past of sexual misconduct, calling him fair game. Fox News reported last week that Clinton flew on Epstein’s jet, the crudely named “Lolita Express,” far more than previously known in the last decade.

Panelist Donny Deutsch guessed that Trump would have no problem counter-punching with the Epstein connection whenever he was hit for his own behavior with women, as he was last weekend in a piece in the New York Times.

“Here’s the tennis game,” Deutsch said. “Donald Trump kissed a woman in a bathing suit. Trump hits back: Tell me about the president’s relationship with a guy named Jeffrey Epstein. That’s your tennis match.”

Now this story isn’t all that new, in fact I wrote about it two years ago and my own post was derivative of Stacy McCain’s that preceded it.

and you also might wonder why this piece goes under the “Always Look on the Bright Side of Trump” category, well take a look at the video

and two things become immediately clear.

Everybody at the Table knows who Jeffery Epstein is, and what the story is

Nobody at the table wanted to talk about it

Joe Scarborough notes he has been hearing about this for a year and a half but the fact that the viewers of MSNBC are just hearing about it now goes to something I wrote about this story in April 2014

If there is one thing the media that loves to play the War on Women® card doesn’t want to touch it’s a story about people using their own private island to get laid that involves Bill Clinton.

What could the media do if this story involving the former father of the year? They would call it old news, not relevant, dirty tricks from a salacious lawsuit that doesn’t even involve him and an attack on Hillary that crosses the line. In fact the left will deploy a plethora of adjectives to discourage further discussion of this story from antiquated to zany, but there is one adjective that could not come out of their mouth to dismiss this story:


The last few years have proven that the left can convince a low information voter of a lot of things, but even the full power of the mainstream media and the strongest zealots from the War on Women® brigade would not be able to convince the American public that Bill Clinton would have no interest or business on a private island where orgies took place.

That’s why you didn’t see this story in the news last month and why as the case moves forward you’ll not see it covered period.


It’s very clear that the MSM has been sitting on this stuff for almost two years and had no intention of ever talking about it, and it even clearer that if the GOP voters had elected any other nominee MSNBC’s Morning Joe would have happily kept their viewers in ignorance.

But Donald Trump nomination throws those rules out the windows.  He’s willing to do what Stacy McCain & I Couldn’t do and what Mitt Romney and John  McCain wouldn’t do, force a story like this onto the national stage.

Mind you Trump hasn’t even bothered to say a word about Epstein yet and the table does its best to spin this in a different direction, but the very fact that Trump is who is forced MSNBC to deal with the story even if most of dealing with it was talking about Trump’s willingness to go there.

Take a look at the set of dejected faces on that video, remember those faces are being broadcast on MSNBC to liberal viewers who would never do a web search of the words “Jeffery Epstein + Bill Clinton”

Donald Trump did that and if you’re a conservative it’s a joy to behold.

Closing thought: They mentioned the word “enabler” used in the context of Hillary, would it not that word be better applied to the press who has known about these stories but have kept silent to protect their hero?


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Yesterday I linked to Chip Jones’ piece on Benghazi, he has a follow-up that’s pretty provocative:

Looking at the map of North Africa above, we see a growing pattern of radical Islamist governments growing, first in Egypt and sparked in no small part by our President’s June 4th speech at the University of Cairo, leading then to Libya, the aftermath of which was the death of our ambassador, a CIA civilian employee and two valiant Navy SEALS at the hands of terrorists that included Egyptian Islamists, and now to the deaths of 5 US citizens working in Algeria at the hands of terrorists that included the selfsame Egyptian Islamists that were involved in the attack on Special Mission Benghazi, and who are being given safe haven in both Islamist Libya and Islamist Al Qaeda Mali on the other.

And when you look at the map of North Africa, and see the ever widening swath of Islamist states who oppose the presence of Christians, burn their churches and kill their members, you have to ask yourself this question:

Did Barack Obama take his thirty pieces of silver in Cairo on that June 4th day?

But given this story out of England…

The footage, from a group calling themselves Muslim Patrol, shows the gang abusing the unnamed man who was walking by himself in Whitechapel, East London.

Today Scotland Yard said they were investigating the video, which was posted on YouTube. Muslim leaders also condemned the thugs’ behaviour.

It comes after the gang uploaded another video called “The Truth About Saturday Night”, in which white women were called “naked animals with no self-respect”.

In the latest video, hooded thugs shout at the terrified man, who appears to be wearing make-up, before one tells him: “Mate, don’t you know this is a Muslim area. What’s wrong with your face?”

Another then shouts: “This is a Muslim area get out of here. Get out here you b—– f–. You can’t stay round here anymore.”

…I have a different question concerning the March of Islam: Is all this actually just things going according to plan?

I’m sure the MSM will be all over that England Story, after all they don’t tolerate Gays being mistreated…

…wait a moment, this is being done by Muslims, Not Catholics or Protestants? In that case, Cue Frank Drebin

I suspect when the media ignores radical Islam they are not so much channeling Drebin as they are channeling Sheldon Cooper & MONTE: don’t hurt us, Don’t Hurt us DON’T HURT US!

Everybody knows I watch MSNBC and Morning Joe every day so I tend to see what MSNBC reports, it has been all “guns are evil” all the time.

I quoted Glenn’s story from last week about the mother who with 6 shots and 5 hits failed to kill the attacker who pursued her and her children to an attic crawl space and wondered aloud why it wasn’t covered but I found an earlier story much more interesting: Here is the video

Here is a quote from a blog post on it:

When momma’s got a gun and her two daughters can quickly lay their hands on a butcher knife and an axe, you’ve become the very definition of “failure in the victim selection process.”

If you make it too expensive and too difficult for mama to get that gun then her house is transformed from a “failure in the victim selection process” to as Larry Corriea calls it: “hunting preserves for innocent people”

There are interesting quotes in the story as well:

Lewis told the station one of the responding police officers said it would have been a different situation if she hadn’t been armed.

“One of them said we would be writing up a different report if she had not had that gun,”

and this:

“There’s so much talk about banning guns and gun control but they’re for protection,” she said. “There’s no way that I could have fought him off.”

Interesting points, but to me the most interesting thing I see from the story and video above is the lower left hand corner of this screen shot:



This is an NBC affiliate, that means that whoever at NBC is in charge of screening local shows for promotion decided that this particular story was not worth promoting nationally, particularly during an election year.

I submit and suggest that there are plenty of these stories. I further suggest that networks have for years made a decision to suppress their own affiliate stories if they are contrary to their message on guns.

Move along, nothing to see here, cue Frank Drebin:

Update: Nothing to see in the 10 stories from 2013 at Nice Deb posts either

Nothing to see here

The Naked gun 1988

Some interesting things going on at the US Import/Export Bank:

The Ex-Im first made a $78.6 million direct loan in December 2012 to Abengoa, the Seville, Spain-based firm that specializes in green technologies, then approved a second loan worth $73.6 million Agengoa’s Palmatir S.A., wind farm in Cuchilla de Peralta, Uruguay.Ex-Im president Fred Hochberg said the loans will support “approximately 510 American jobs.”

Loaning out $298,431.37 of taxpayer backed money per “American Job supported” is odd, loaning over 150 Million of taxpayer backed money to green companies after the fiasco of green companies dropping left and right in the US these loans is odder.

But what doesn’t seem odd to me is this:

Former Democratic New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson sits on both the Abengoa International Advisory Board and is currently listed on the Ex-Im bank’s website as a member of the advisory committee that helps guide bank policy.

The idea of insiders getting insider making insider deals with taxpayer money, that’s not odd, that’s business as usual.

What is odd is that a former Presidential candidate and prominent governor being on both sides of taxpayer backed loans to foreign governments is a story that is newsworthy to the Washington Free Beacon and the Washington Examiner but produces no results when you do a search of the New York Times for “Bill Richardson”.

Then again considering that former presidential candidate and governor has a “D” next to his party affiliation maybe the disinterest of the MSM isn’t that odd after all.

Nothing to see here, move along.