Potty Talk

As the lines that used to distinguish the political and the legal are blurring, and the sense that the country is swirling down the drain is hard to shake, it’s nice to at least have good company. Rob and Peter chat with Andy McCarthy to discuss the ‘impeachment inquiry’ into the Biden Family’s influence peddling and the administration’s apparent obstruction.

And if you’re in need of a good cheering up, you can hear about swell innovations in toilet seating. Maybe political chaos will be good for Capitalism!?

 

– Sound clip for the open is Kevin McCarthy announcing the inquiry.

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  1. Steve Fast Member
    Steve Fast
    @SteveFast

    The slowly-lowering toilet seats are great until you need to sit to take care of urgent business and that dang thing is only halfway down.

    • #1
  2. RufusRJones Member
    RufusRJones
    @RufusRJones

    FOX News host Tucker Carlson presented some of the footage of January 6th he received from Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy on Monday that showed how the January 6th committee selectively used the footage to make Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) look like a coward. The January 6th committee showed the part of the video of only Hawley running. In fact, Hawley was with a series of lawmakers who were being directed by the Capitol Hill police to leave the building. Hawley was one of the last to leave.

     

     

    CARLSON: But in fact, the surveillance footage we reviewed showed that famous clip was a sham, edited deceptively by the January 6th committee. The clip was propaganda, not evidence. The actual videotape shows that Hawley was one of many lawmakers being ushered out of the building by Capitol Hill police officers. In fact, he was at the back of the pack.

    That coward tape was a lie, one of many from the January 6th committee.

    https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2023/03/06/tucker_carlson_january_6th_committee_lied_about_josh_hawley_running_away.html

    • #2
  3. RufusRJones Member
    RufusRJones
    @RufusRJones

     

    I forget where I heard this. I heard one of those guys that has read all of the Federalist Paper you-kow-what, say that they never intended for it to be used unless they knew it was going to pass the Senate. It wasn’t supposed to be used, unless it had an obviously bipartisan and national imperative. It also wasn’t supposed to be used in the first term for POTUS. 

    • #3
  4. David C. Broussard Coolidge
    David C. Broussard
    @Dbroussa

    Rob is such an embarrassment with his ignorance and TDS when talking politics. There would be very little lost if he were to simply go on vacation for every future podcast. 

    • #4
  5. Rightfromthestart Coolidge
    Rightfromthestart
    @Rightfromthestart

    RufusRJones (View Comment):

    FOX News host Tucker Carlson presented some of the footage of January 6th he received from Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy on Monday that showed how the January 6th committee selectively used the footage to make Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) look like a coward. The January 6th committee showed the part of the video of only Hawley running. In fact, Hawley was with a series of lawmakers who were being directed by the Capitol Hill police to leave the building. Hawley was one of the last to leave.

     

     

    CARLSON: But in fact, the surveillance footage we reviewed showed that famous clip was a sham, edited deceptively by the January 6th committee. The clip was propaganda, not evidence. The actual videotape shows that Hawley was one of many lawmakers being ushered out of the building by Capitol Hill police officers. In fact, he was at the back of the pack.

    That coward tape was a lie, one of many from the January 6th committee.

    https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2023/03/06/tucker_carlson_january_6th_committee_lied_about_josh_hawley_running_away.html

    Peter still believes the MSM. 

    • #5
  6. Rightfromthestart Coolidge
    Rightfromthestart
    @Rightfromthestart

    I’m glad it was finally brought up but it wasn’t only Comey  that  Andy assured us was a straight shooter , there was also Patrick Fitzgerald who tortured Scooter Libby for three years while knowing he was innocent and Loretta Lynch of the tarmac meeting. I said at the time Andy’s old school tie to the Justice department blinds him at times. 

    • #6
  7. RufusRJones Member
    RufusRJones
    @RufusRJones

    Rightfromthestart (View Comment):

    RufusRJones (View Comment):

    FOX News host Tucker Carlson presented some of the footage of January 6th he received from Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy on Monday that showed how the January 6th committee selectively used the footage to make Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) look like a coward. The January 6th committee showed the part of the video of only Hawley running. In fact, Hawley was with a series of lawmakers who were being directed by the Capitol Hill police to leave the building. Hawley was one of the last to leave.

     

     

    CARLSON: But in fact, the surveillance footage we reviewed showed that famous clip was a sham, edited deceptively by the January 6th committee. The clip was propaganda, not evidence. The actual videotape shows that Hawley was one of many lawmakers being ushered out of the building by Capitol Hill police officers. In fact, he was at the back of the pack.

    That coward tape was a lie, one of many from the January 6th committee.

    https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2023/03/06/tucker_carlson_january_6th_committee_lied_about_josh_hawley_running_away.html

    Peter still believes the MSM.

    I think it was Rob. 

    The media is an almost total menace to society. 

    • #7
  8. WilliamWarford Coolidge
    WilliamWarford
    @WilliamWarford

    RufusRJones (View Comment):

    FOX News host Tucker Carlson presented some of the footage of January 6th he received from Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy on Monday that showed how the January 6th committee selectively used the footage to make Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) look like a coward. The January 6th committee showed the part of the video of only Hawley running. In fact, Hawley was with a series of lawmakers who were being directed by the Capitol Hill police to leave the building. Hawley was one of the last to leave.

     

     

    CARLSON: But in fact, the surveillance footage we reviewed showed that famous clip was a sham, edited deceptively by the January 6th committee. The clip was propaganda, not evidence. The actual videotape shows that Hawley was one of many lawmakers being ushered out of the building by Capitol Hill police officers. In fact, he was at the back of the pack.

    That coward tape was a lie, one of many from the January 6th committee.

    https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2023/03/06/tucker_carlson_january_6th_committee_lied_about_josh_hawley_running_away.html

    Maybe I’m missing something from this one short article. How is it a lie to say he ran out? Whether he was first in line or last in line, or with cops or without cops, he did run out, right? I’m confused about how it is deceptive.

    • #8
  9. RufusRJones Member
    RufusRJones
    @RufusRJones

    WilliamWarford (View Comment):

    RufusRJones (View Comment):

    FOX News host Tucker Carlson presented some of the footage of January 6th he received from Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy on Monday that showed how the January 6th committee selectively used the footage to make Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) look like a coward. The January 6th committee showed the part of the video of only Hawley running. In fact, Hawley was with a series of lawmakers who were being directed by the Capitol Hill police to leave the building. Hawley was one of the last to leave.

     

     

    CARLSON: But in fact, the surveillance footage we reviewed showed that famous clip was a sham, edited deceptively by the January 6th committee. The clip was propaganda, not evidence. The actual videotape shows that Hawley was one of many lawmakers being ushered out of the building by Capitol Hill police officers. In fact, he was at the back of the pack.

    That coward tape was a lie, one of many from the January 6th committee.

    https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2023/03/06/tucker_carlson_january_6th_committee_lied_about_josh_hawley_running_away.html

    Maybe I’m missing something from this one short article. How is it a lie to say he ran out? Whether he was first in line or last in line, or with cops or without cops, he did run out, right? I’m confused about how it is deceptive.

    They made it look like he did it alone, and on his own initiative. He and everybody else were doing it on police orders. 

    • #9
  10. Steve Fast Member
    Steve Fast
    @SteveFast

    Rightfromthestart (View Comment):

    I’m glad it was finally brought up but it wasn’t only Comey that Andy assured us was a straight shooter , there was also Patrick Fitzgerald who tortured Scooter Libby for three years while knowing he was innocent and Loretta Lynch of the tarmac meeting. I said at the time Andy’s old school tie to the Justice department blinds him at times.

    Andrew McCarthy has changed his perspective on law enforcement and the DoJ in the last year. He’s become much more skeptical and critical of their corruption.

    • #10
  11. kedavis Coolidge
    kedavis
    @kedavis

    Rightfromthestart (View Comment):

    RufusRJones (View Comment):

    FOX News host Tucker Carlson presented some of the footage of January 6th he received from Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy on Monday that showed how the January 6th committee selectively used the footage to make Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) look like a coward. The January 6th committee showed the part of the video of only Hawley running. In fact, Hawley was with a series of lawmakers who were being directed by the Capitol Hill police to leave the building. Hawley was one of the last to leave.

     

     

    CARLSON: But in fact, the surveillance footage we reviewed showed that famous clip was a sham, edited deceptively by the January 6th committee. The clip was propaganda, not evidence. The actual videotape shows that Hawley was one of many lawmakers being ushered out of the building by Capitol Hill police officers. In fact, he was at the back of the pack.

    That coward tape was a lie, one of many from the January 6th committee.

    https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2023/03/06/tucker_carlson_january_6th_committee_lied_about_josh_hawley_running_away.html

    Peter still believes the MSM.

    Apparently he hasn’t been “shocked” quite enough times yet.

    • #11
  12. kedavis Coolidge
    kedavis
    @kedavis

    Steve Fast (View Comment):

    Rightfromthestart (View Comment):

    I’m glad it was finally brought up but it wasn’t only Comey that Andy assured us was a straight shooter , there was also Patrick Fitzgerald who tortured Scooter Libby for three years while knowing he was innocent and Loretta Lynch of the tarmac meeting. I said at the time Andy’s old school tie to the Justice department blinds him at times.

    Andrew McCarthy has changed his perspective on law enforcement and the DoJ in the last year. He’s become much more skeptical and critical of their corruption.

    That would be nice, but I remain skeptical and critical of his skepticism and criticism.

    • #12
  13. WilliamWarford Coolidge
    WilliamWarford
    @WilliamWarford

    RufusRJones (View Comment):

    WilliamWarford (View Comment):

    RufusRJones (View Comment):

    FOX News host Tucker Carlson presented some of the footage of January 6th he received from Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy on Monday that showed how the January 6th committee selectively used the footage to make Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) look like a coward. The January 6th committee showed the part of the video of only Hawley running. In fact, Hawley was with a series of lawmakers who were being directed by the Capitol Hill police to leave the building. Hawley was one of the last to leave.

     

     

    CARLSON: But in fact, the surveillance footage we reviewed showed that famous clip was a sham, edited deceptively by the January 6th committee. The clip was propaganda, not evidence. The actual videotape shows that Hawley was one of many lawmakers being ushered out of the building by Capitol Hill police officers. In fact, he was at the back of the pack.

    That coward tape was a lie, one of many from the January 6th committee.

    https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2023/03/06/tucker_carlson_january_6th_committee_lied_about_josh_hawley_running_away.html

    Maybe I’m missing something from this one short article. How is it a lie to say he ran out? Whether he was first in line or last in line, or with cops or without cops, he did run out, right? I’m confused about how it is deceptive.

    They made it look like he did it alone, and on his own initiative. He and everybody else were doing it on police orders.

    Got it. Thanks.

    • #13
  14. WilliamWarford Coolidge
    WilliamWarford
    @WilliamWarford

    Steve Fast (View Comment):

    Rightfromthestart (View Comment):

    I’m glad it was finally brought up but it wasn’t only Comey that Andy assured us was a straight shooter , there was also Patrick Fitzgerald who tortured Scooter Libby for three years while knowing he was innocent and Loretta Lynch of the tarmac meeting. I said at the time Andy’s old school tie to the Justice department blinds him at times.

    Andrew McCarthy has changed his perspective on law enforcement and the DoJ in the last year. He’s become much more skeptical and critical of their corruption.

    He has! He didn’t want to believe they could be as bad as they are turning out to be. I would tend to agree. 

    • #14
  15. RufusRJones Member
    RufusRJones
    @RufusRJones

    WilliamWarford (View Comment):

    Steve Fast (View Comment):

    Rightfromthestart (View Comment):

    I’m glad it was finally brought up but it wasn’t only Comey that Andy assured us was a straight shooter , there was also Patrick Fitzgerald who tortured Scooter Libby for three years while knowing he was innocent and Loretta Lynch of the tarmac meeting. I said at the time Andy’s old school tie to the Justice department blinds him at times.

    Andrew McCarthy has changed his perspective on law enforcement and the DoJ in the last year. He’s become much more skeptical and critical of their corruption.

    He has! He didn’t want to believe they could be as bad as they are turning out to be. I would tend to agree.

    The statist / leftist media is a total disaster. The Founders of this country had no idea this would happen. The bureaucracy is a total Democrat menace, and nobody cares.

    • #15
  16. Basil Fawlty Member
    Basil Fawlty
    @BasilFawlty

    Let me hear your potty talk.

    • #16
  17. Henry Castaigne Member
    Henry Castaigne
    @HenryCastaigne

    David C. Broussard (View Comment):

    Rob is such an embarrassment with his ignorance and TDS when talking politics. There would be very little lost if he were to simply go on vacation for every future podcast.

    His TDS is absolutely infuriating but I like hearing about it because it informs me.

    • #17
  18. Henry Castaigne Member
    Henry Castaigne
    @HenryCastaigne

    RufusRJones (View Comment):

    Rightfromthestart (View Comment):

    RufusRJones (View Comment):

    FOX News host Tucker Carlson presented some of the footage of January 6th he received from Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy on Monday that showed how the January 6th committee selectively used the footage to make Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) look like a coward. The January 6th committee showed the part of the video of only Hawley running. In fact, Hawley was with a series of lawmakers who were being directed by the Capitol Hill police to leave the building. Hawley was one of the last to leave.

     

     

    CARLSON: But in fact, the surveillance footage we reviewed showed that famous clip was a sham, edited deceptively by the January 6th committee. The clip was propaganda, not evidence. The actual videotape shows that Hawley was one of many lawmakers being ushered out of the building by Capitol Hill police officers. In fact, he was at the back of the pack.

    That coward tape was a lie, one of many from the January 6th committee.

    https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2023/03/06/tucker_carlson_january_6th_committee_lied_about_josh_hawley_running_away.html

    Peter still believes the MSM.

    I think it was Rob.

    The media is an almost total menace to society.

    In Idaho the local media does its best to make whites resent blacks. Every time you see a black-American on the local news they are lecturing whites on how racist and corrupt they are. 

    In Idaho there are barely any black-Americans so it really hurts relations.

    • #18
  19. Red Herring Coolidge
    Red Herring
    @EHerring

    Last week, we had the great observation that Dems didn’t care about the border and states being flooded with illegals until Republicans turned it on them and started shipping illegals to blue cities. Obviously making them subjected to their own tactics works.

    Fast forward a week later and we hear skepticism about doing the same thing re impeachments. I disagree. We must use impeachment and subject them to their rules.  They will continue down this path unchecked otherwise. State AGs need to investigate Democrats., too. 

    Will it guarantee Democrats will win in 2024? I don’t know but I don’t believe the spin saying it turns off voters. It sure didn’t hurt Democrats in 2020. If Democrats win in record numbers doing every dirty trick and then when if turn their tactics back on them, then that is an indictment on our voters. 

    • #19
  20. EJHill Podcaster
    EJHill
    @EJHill

    Basil Fawlty: Let me hear your potty talk.

    It’s my potty and I’ll cry if I want to – cry if I want to – You would cry too if it happened to you…

    • #20
  21. Taras Coolidge
    Taras
    @Taras

    I am shocked!

    You mean, Mitt Romney isn’t retiring “to spend more time with his family”?

    • #21
  22. Taras Coolidge
    Taras
    @Taras

    Red Herring (View Comment):

    Last week, we had the great observation that Dems didn’t care about the border and states being flooded with illegals until Republicans turned it on them and started shipping illegals to blue cities. Obviously making them subjected to their own tactics works.

    Fast forward a week later and we hear skepticism about doing the same thing re impeachments. I disagree. We must use impeachment and subject them to their rules. They will continue down this path unchecked otherwise. State AGs need to investigate Democrats., too.

    Will it guarantee Democrats will win in 2024? I don’t know but I don’t believe the spin saying it turns off voters. It sure didn’t hurt Democrats in 2020. If Democrats win in record numbers doing every dirty trick and then when if turn their tactics back on them, then that is an indictment on our voters.

    Whenever the Democrats commit some new outrage, there is a group of, dare I say, RINOs, often associated with National Review, that urges the nobility of unilateral disarmament on the Republican Party.

    Apparently, Republicans responding to Democrats in kind will lead to a coarsening of politics; which the original Democratic outrage mysteriously never does.

    It’s possible that such people would be more accurately described as Democrat moles, than RINOs.   Progressives have a lot of money to throw around, and no scruples as to methods.

    • #22
  23. Wolfsheim Member
    Wolfsheim
    @Wolfsheim

    As someone who learned about Kabuki (歌舞伎) in a strictly Japanese setting, I am curious as to how “kabuki” has come to be used as a political metaphor in American (?) English. Rob Long seems to be particularly fond of the term. In Japanese, the Chinese characters (song-dance-skill) are nothing more than clever wordplay, the original meaning suggesting a leaning or turning of one’s head (in an exaggerated manner) or behaving wildly, disreputably.  (The dramatic art form has, as with Shakespeare, somewhat disreputable origins.) The verb kabuku can also Still, I must admit that I cringe a bit when I hear the term tossed about disparagingly in a strictly American context.

    On quite a different note, I have to put in a plug for Japanese Washlet toilets…Japanese toilet culture was, not so many years ago, well behind that of the United States. And then came an evacuational revolution…Even in railway stations (and especially in fancy department stores), a crashing toilet seat is as, as it were, unheard of. 

    • #23
  24. Red Herring Coolidge
    Red Herring
    @EHerring

    Taras (View Comment):

    Red Herring (View Comment):

     

    Whenever the Democrats commit some new outrage, there is a group of, dare I say, RINOs, often associated with National Review, that urges the nobility of unilateral disarmament on the Republican Party.

    Apparently, Republicans responding to Democrats in kind will lead to a coarsening of politics; which the original Democratic outrage mysteriously never does.

    It’s possible that such people would be more accurately described as Democrat moles, than RINOs. Progressives have a lot of money to throw around, and no scruples as to methods.

    They aren’t Democrat moles, just naive pacifists in the cultural revolution. I generally like McCarthy and find him very interesting on other topics. I just disagree with some things he says re Trump. For example, I disagree with him re the Mar a Lago case for several reasons:

    1. The case assumes the government owns the documents he has. That is a novel assumption that will lead to Supreme Court adjudication. Presidents have always kept what they needed.  They leave offices with clearances because they are expected to mentor the future presidents. These documents are not the originals but copies from originating Executive Branch agencies, easily reproduced. If they are actionable intelligence still, they aren’t ready to be archived. The originating agency would be updating them for Biden.

    2. Throughout the process, the FBI/DOJ leaks and behaviors expose the political and corrupt nature of the raid. They used ridiculous excuses and drama for show, set up photo ops to paint deceptive scenes then leaked them to the press (classified cover sheets they had laid out on the floor, boxes in a bathroom, 20 plus boxes stacked for removal), denied Trump knowledge of what they had taken, and refused to list the names of the documents taken (classified documents have unclassified subject lines), and leaked hints that implied he wanted to profit by selling information to the Russians. Those agencies are either corrupt to the core or inflicted with an extreme and dangerous case of TDS. Any agency that deals with classified has a pile of cover sheets to use. We later learned that no classified was in the boxes in the bathroom picture. In fact, the classified wouldn’t even have filled one box. (They were fishing and harassing.)

    3. We don’t know who packed the boxes, the chain of custody, and even if Trump knew what was in the boxes. 

    4. I couldn’t care less if Trump moved boxes. He has known since 2017 that the FBI and Democrats in Congress have been fabricating and/or believing lies about him to destroy him. Any smart person wouldn’t trust them. Smart normies see through this. That is why our support is unwavering. Government agencies acting this way are what shocks us.

    So no, I don’t think Mar a Lago is a strong case. Can the government convict him. A corrupt one, yes. 

    I still enjoyed the podcast.

     

    • #24
  25. kedavis Coolidge
    kedavis
    @kedavis

    Red Herring (View Comment):

    They aren’t Democrat moles, just naive pacifists in the cultural revolution. I generally like McCarthy and find him very interesting on other topics. I just disagree with some things he says re Trump. For example, I disagree with him re the Mar a Lago case for several reasons:

    1. The case assumes the government owns the documents he has. That is a novel assumption that will lead to Supreme Court adjudication. Presidents have always kept what they needed. They leave offices with clearances because they are expected to mentor the future presidents. These documents are not the originals but copies from originating Executive Branch agencies, easily reproduced. If they are actionable intelligence still, they aren’t ready to be archived. The originating agency would be updating them for Biden.

    2. Throughout the process, the FBI/DOJ leaks and behaviors expose the political and corrupt nature of the raid. They used ridiculous excuses and drama for show, set up photo ops to paint deceptive scenes then leaked them to the press (classified cover sheets they had laid out on the floor, boxes in a bathroom, 20 plus boxes stacked for removal), denied Trump knowledge of what they had taken, and refused to list the names of the documents taken (classified documents have unclassified subject lines), and leaked hints that implied he wanted to profit by selling information to the Russians. Those agencies are either corrupt to the core or inflicted with an extreme and dangerous case of TDS. Any agency that deals with classified has a pile of cover sheets to use. We later learned that no classified was in the boxes in the bathroom picture. In fact, the classified wouldn’t even have filled one box. (They were fishing and harassing.)

    3. We don’t know who packed the boxes, the chain of custody, and even if Trump knew what was in the boxes.

    4. I couldn’t care less if Trump moved boxes. He has known since 2017 that the FBI and Democrats in Congress have been fabricating and/or believing lies about him to destroy him. Any smart person wouldn’t trust them. Smart normies see through this. That is why our support is unwavering. Government agencies acting this way are what shocks us.

    So no, I don’t think Mar a Lago is a strong case. Can the government convict him. A corrupt one, yes.

    I still enjoyed the podcast.

    What bothers me is the impression I get sometimes that many people on Ricochet – and not even getting to the actual lawyers – seem to be smarter than Trump’s lawyers.  At least the ones (Trump lawyers) we hear from the most.

    Unless those (Trump) lawyers DO understand all of these things, and are just keeping quiet about them for some odd reason.

    • #25
  26. David C. Broussard Coolidge
    David C. Broussard
    @Dbroussa

    Taras (View Comment):

    Red Herring (View Comment):

    Last week, we had the great observation that Dems didn’t care about the border and states being flooded with illegals until Republicans turned it on them and started shipping illegals to blue cities. Obviously making them subjected to their own tactics works.

    Fast forward a week later and we hear skepticism about doing the same thing re impeachments. I disagree. We must use impeachment and subject them to their rules. They will continue down this path unchecked otherwise. State AGs need to investigate Democrats., too.

    Will it guarantee Democrats will win in 2024? I don’t know but I don’t believe the spin saying it turns off voters. It sure didn’t hurt Democrats in 2020. If Democrats win in record numbers doing every dirty trick and then when if turn their tactics back on them, then that is an indictment on our voters.

    Whenever the Democrats commit some new outrage, there is a group of, dare I say, RINOs, often associated with National Review, that urges the nobility of unilateral disarmament on the Republican Party.

    Apparently, Republicans responding to Democrats in kind will lead to a coarsening of politics; which the original Democratic outrage mysteriously never does.

    It’s possible that such people would be more accurately described as Democrat moles, than RINOs. Progressives have a lot of money to throw around, and no scruples as to methods.

    Oddly, that is the tactic that Sen McConnell would use. When the Dems broke the filibuster he returned the favor. When they blocked confirmations, he did the same. There are many things to dislike about McConnell, but this is one area that he shined. 

    • #26
  27. Ernst Rabbit von Hasenpfeffer Member
    Ernst Rabbit von Hasenpfeffer
    @ape2ag

    I understand that they were receiving information and directions from the Capitol Police, but I’ve always thought it a bit shameful that not a single Congressman or Senator, of the hundreds there that day, stayed in the Capitol.

    • #27
  28. Steve Fast Member
    Steve Fast
    @SteveFast

    Ernst Rabbit von Hasenpfeffer (View Comment):

    I understand that they were receiving information and directions from the Capitol Police, but I’ve always thought it a bit shameful that not a single Congressman or Senator, of the hundreds there that day, stayed in the Capitol.

    Yes! When Andrew Jackson was attacked by an assassin in 1835, both of whose pistols misfired, the 67-year-old Jackson proceeded to beat his attacker. The crowd had to intervene to save the life of the would-be assassin. Why didn’t we see any of that kind of physical courage on 1/6?

    • #28
  29. kedavis Coolidge
    kedavis
    @kedavis

    Part of the problem that delays something like a non-slamming toilet seat is that even if it was available, would people have been willing – or able – to pay extra for it?  There’s a lot of “excess wealth” these days.  I mean, why didn’t indoor plumbing come 100 years before it did?

    • #29
  30. Steve Fast Member
    Steve Fast
    @SteveFast

    kedavis (View Comment):

    Part of the problem that delays something like a non-slamming toilet seat is that even if it was available, would people have been willing – or able – to pay extra for it? There’s a lot of “excess wealth” these days. I mean, why didn’t indoor plumbing come 100 years before it did?

    It did – the Romans had indoor plumbing. But then civilization forgot about it.

    • #30
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