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It's really amazing to see their faces when they're hit with the truth. SAD BABY NO GET COOKIE!

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"He's not afraid of anything."

The man comes across as afraid of everything. His insecurities are naked and exposed.

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"...naked and exposed" while talking about Trump is really uncalled for.

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Ta, Evan. Normally I do not click on the video. This time I did. I'm not sorry.

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From Associated Press: "NEW YORK (AP) — Days after a New York judge expanded a gag order on Donald Trump to curtail “inflammatory” speech, the former president tested its limits by disparaging two key witnesses in his upcoming criminal hush money trial as liars.

In a post on his Truth Social platform Wednesday, Trump called his former lawyer, Michael Cohen, and the adult film actor Stormy Daniels “two sleaze bags who have, with their lies and misrepresentations, cost our Country dearly!”

He broke his Gag Order and is/should be going to prison for it!

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They need to dope-slap him hard.

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There should be "some" penalties for ignoring a Judge's Order. If you are I did it, we'd be in the pokey already. It just goes to show you how those with money can get away with anything in this country (I guess most countries).

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Any reasonable, honest, informed voter in this country is about to have the easiest election choice of their adult lives, and it shouldn't even be close.

The only question is if there are more reasonable, honest, and informed voters in this country than MAGAts. I'm betting there are.

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Instead of the 7 million votes Joe Biden beat him by the last time when he cried and whined it was stolen, it's going to be more than a 10 million vote difference.

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We need the stretch to get workable Majorities...

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Good point. And a bigger, more decisive, victory will make Trump look like a bigger fool (if that's possible?). I'm sure there are some Repubs and maybe former Repubs and some more Independents, who'll likely vote against Trump after 1/6/21 and even since.

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I am too.

My friends are freaked out, and I try to calm them. But inwardly I'm thinking, good, do be freaked out. There are more of us if we show up.

Waaaaay more if we were ever to all show up, but yeah America....

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The only guy that is truly “not afraid of anything” is whatever guy is willing to go down on Judge Boxwine. That guy, whoever he is, deserves a fucking medal.

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That would be Albert Pirro, the former Mister Boxwine -- he became a convicted criminal while married to this piece of work, and was pardoned by Donald J. Trump. (Does that tell you anything about his character?)

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Gee, I wonder how often Watters gets a signal that it’s time to go to commercial whenever it’s Tarlov’s turn to talk.

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Trump's not afraid of anything... He's afraid of everything.

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I think Judge Boxwine is finna be re-christened Judge Everclear soon.

Also...from the thumbnail pic I thought Tarlov was Tiffany Justice.

Ah, what the hell, they all look alike, anyhoo.

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Hey look, she's not paid to know things, she's paid to confidently not know things, and quite well.

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I love a good swift kick to the wine box.

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"Tommy, go home and get your wine box."

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| "... some of the most impotent, incurious, unfunny and sad people Fox News has ever shat out."

Why is "incurious" by far the most devastating assesments here? And why do I so rarely see this word used in this context (or really any contexts)?

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"Incurious" was the normal and constant descriptor for one George Bush (Bush the Dumber, r.2001-2009). It also applied to Reagan and Tiny Hands. What do all these guys have in common?

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lack of curiosity and lack of humor are signs of deeply troubled humans who are best avoided.

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I think "incurious" slays as an insult. Conservatives don't get it because they're, well, incurious.

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That's what struck me most about W a quarter-century ago: I had never seen a person so smugly complacent about not wanting to know or experience ANYTHING more than he already had. Then the party devolved to Sarah, pathologically proud and self-adoring of her appalling stupidity. Then of course PAB, who closed and locked his mind when he was 12. (Though to be fair his father probably punished curiosity, or any atom of intellectual independence.)

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Bush the Dumber couldn't speak with any articulation about anything EXCEPT what he actually cared about: baseball.

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I was dumfounded when I heard that W got his first passport after he was elected President.

I haven't done a lot of traveling because I couldn't afford it. If I had the kind of advantages George W. had growing up, I would have gone everywhere.

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trump's dad was a creep, but I do not think psychopath Donnie ever had an iota of curiosity or intellect, let alone intellectual independence. Remember, even his despicable parents packed their little sociopath monster off to military school at a young age because even they knew he was beyond their less than stellar standards for human behavior. And the lousy cowards were too afraid to put a pillow over his head at night.

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"Military school" -- codeword for what it was: a reform school for incorrigible punks from the outer boroughs. The place went bankrupt and was sold off to the Chinese.

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That's very perceptive. Very.

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That's an interesting word choice. I have noticed that my Trumpy friends all have that in common. They believe what they believe, and are not the least bit curious about investigating anything. As a small example, I will point out the time that I saw Republican strategist Tara Setmayer on CNN, and she said that Donald Trump had a grudge against Kristi Noem. I was curious as to what this might be, so I asked one of my Trumpy friends. The first thing she said was, "What network?" And I said, "CNN." She laughed, and she said, "That's all you need to know," because, apparently, nothing on CNN is truthful.

So I looked it up myself, and it turns out that Kristi Noem said in a speech that Trump should not be running for president in 2024 because he's not a strong candidate. Trump remembers this and holds it against her.

So I learned something. Tara Setmayer knows what she's talking about, and my Trumpy friend is completely incurious as to why Donald Trump might be mad enough at Kristi Noem to not choose her as his VP running mate.

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No. Your Trumpy 'friend' is a moron living in denial and hate.

Your attempts to excuse them with the term 'incurious' are rather appalling!

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What network was it on? is like "What Truth?" What difference does it make what network it was on? Is Setmayer LESS of a GOP strategist if it's broadcast on CNN than Fox News? That's the problem with these delusional Trumpers. AS IF the reporting network had changed the fact that Trump has an obvious grudge against Noem.

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Because for them it's not about facts or reality, it's about tribalism.

Even more specifically a tribe that isn't just ok with being incurious, that's a core requirement.

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Conservatives think that to ask a question is to appear weak. To be asked a question is a challenge to their authority. Curiosity upends their world, as you noted.

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Here’s a quarter, “Judge” Pirro. Go play the trivia video game at the end of the bar.

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That's assuming she can stumble to the end of the bar without incident.

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That escalator would be handy now... barstool to floor...

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Paul's Law: You can't fall off the floor.

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Part of me feels like they all get along backstage and put up an act for the cameras on stage.

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I asked my friend who worked with him if Bill Cunningham of WLW was actually the asshole he portrayed himself on the air, and she said no it was mostly an act.

I wanted to believe her, I'm sure that she believed it, but I remained a skeptic

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I remember Dave Brockie of GWAR talked about Gutfeld when he was doing Red Eye. He said he and Greg would have beers and shoot the shit and that Greg was pretty cool in person. Dave Brockie was about as real as you could get. That was long ago, but it makes me wonder.

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I can't figure out why Fox employs her. Do they think she's some kind of insurance against the next nine-figure lawsuit?

For that matter, I can't figure out why she works there. She's really good, and I'll bet any other network would be eager to hire her. Maybe she gets a kick out of making mugs out of her colleagues?

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I think Fox hired thinking she would be a punching bag like every other “Fox liberal” before her. But she’s proving that assumption wrong.

I’d be surprised if her contract is renewed.

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My (very limited, admittedly) impression is that yeah, she enjoys it. Maybe she sees it as a public service, with better pay.

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They thought they were gonna get another Colmes

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Whatever has happened to that ridiculous fool?

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Passed away in 2017.

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So, he got better?

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If 'better' means never having to hear Sean Hannity again, then yes.

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She's there as a stand in for every viewer's over-educated, snooty, college attending, professional and UNMARRIED daughter/niece/granddaughter. She's there to sound clever so the others can knock her down with earthy wisdom and "common sense".

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Only of course BoxWHINE and Douchey have neither wisdom NOR sense.

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Yes, but her debate partners are people like Watters and Boxwine. Not much wisdom or common sense there.

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"Trump's not afraid of ANYTHING."- Winebox

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"How does my hair look?" -- the most profound thing that idiot ever uttered.

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An oldie but a goodie.

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She is there partially for FOX to look "fair and balanced."

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Not really. They stopped pretending to be that a long time ago. I mean, they were pretty open about how Trump called them every day from the White House and was personal friends with several of them.

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As I said below, she angers the viewers, who then cheer when one of the four other hosts on the show (or more, ganging up) contradict her and reinforce the propaganda. She's there to make people angry.

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She does it for the paycheck, Fox does it so they can claim they are "fair and balanced?

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They don't really care about 'fair and balanced' anymore, those days are long gone. There's a reason they've gone from Colmes or Juan Williams to her. She's not there to provide cover, she's there to rile up the viewers to help the dozens of hours of propaganda they watch set in even deeper.

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She angers the viewers with facts and truth.

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Yes, because that's where Fox's viewers are.

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Oh, I get it. Pro wrestling.

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Pro wrestling without anyone chewing any turnbuckles

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THEY FIRED GREG GUTFELD?

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“Tarlov is really quick and smart…”

I have admittedly limited viewing experience regarding her but from what I’ve seen, she reminds me of Larry Bird. Her cohosts are caught off guard because they assume what her response is going to be. Bird and other NBAers of his ilk would set up the opponents to believe one thing was coming when he was planning something else. To use a b-ball metaphor, the ball doesn’t stay in her hands very long. The others dribble incessantly and wind up with a bad shot.

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Reminds me of Ayn Rand. She was convinced that her thinking was so solid, so logical, so irrefutable, that no one could argue with her. She thought anyone responding to her would just take some lame tack like "uh, I just don't feel it". So when someone came back with a really good zinger, all she could do was either change the subject or scream at the top of her lungs.

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John Havlicek isn’t walking through that door

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Neither is Pistol Pete. I once considered making a list of the greatest one season Celtics, regardless of how they played during their Boston tenure. Maravich and Dave Bing make a solid backcourt.

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I am old and I've seen Bob Cousy play. [Later saw him coach.]

Bill Russell and that team were the players while I was growing up, though.

"Jungle Jim" Loscutoff. Tommy Heinsohn.

Boston basketball, baseball and hockey were WONDERFUL back in the "old days," so they're great memories now.

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Cousy was doing Celtics TV games when I first experienced him. I still hear his voice when I see something like a guard making a pass too early on a fast break and a big guy mishandles it…”know your personnel…”. He and Tommy taught me a lot about the game just by being concise and simple. The game is a lot different now. I still cringe at pull up 3s on a fast break with no rebounders around.

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Celtics TV and coaching BC college bball to FIVE season winners!!!!!

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I had to pop back in with this. I’m watching the G League playoff game (go Maine!) and the announcer said “know your personnel” after a failed lob attempt. I haven’t heard that in so long and here it is.

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Hank Finkel

Artie “Hambone” Williams

Bailey Howell

I go way back also

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I remember all these guys. I actually got JoJo White, Dave Cowens and KC Jones' autograph's on one piece of paper. Darned if I can find it though.

Henry "Hank" Finkel was one of my usernames at Boston.com about 10 years ago. I remember them bringing in crazy Bill Walton and the horror of Lenny Bias's and Reggie Lewis's deaths. Terrible. They could have really had decades and decades of dominance.

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Wonderful days!!!!!!!

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