Aug 292017
 

Updated 5:15 pm  Use our valuable bandwidth to post your cable news comments in today’s open thread.

  • Larry Kelly

    To be a CNN Republican pundit it helps if you are a Democrat.

    • gcblues

      except there is no GOP anymore they split 3 ways and many of the Trumpers will never be conservative republicans again. it is a joke that even Fox continues to call crony capitalism and nativism conservative “hard right”. ot “harder right” when they are the antithesis to American right wing. You think Reagan or Goldwater are Trump like? no way. you have cons like cruz and the freedom caucus, establishment gopers like lindsey & the johns, K, and Mc, then trump all alone in the exec. Trump resembles civilian fire bomber FDR more than any republican.

    • gcblues

      i never knew Navarro was a Nica, explains a lot. She came in on refugee status during the 2nd war. this article sinks in well with the Navarro article above. oh dollar drop now need over $1.20 to buy a euro when it almost kissed parity in jan. so you can export more to europe except oooops no labor. of course the dollar drop and agri going more import every day will mean what you eat will require more dollars. https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-08-29/why-trump-won-t-keep-his-promise-to-create-jobs?utm_source=yahoo&utm_medium=bd&utm_campaign=headline&cmpId=yhoo.headline&yptr=yahoo

      want growth, learn spanish. not like millennials want to work.

    • GATXER

      was anyone really surprised she’s really a Democrat? Ive watched her many times…….shes clearly NOT a Republican……..no Republican would donate to Wasserman Schultz claiming they were giving to people bucking the party……Wasserman Schultz WAS the freaking party for crying out loud.

      “So? Like many Miami R’s, I gave to some D’s who bucked Party”

  • The latest episode of YouTube series, which may not go beyond eight episodes, showcases nine jazz albums from 2000. I even do a brief deadpan read of background vocals for a song on one of the albums.

  • Minnesota Nice

    FoxNews.com new webpage preview – Preview.FoxNews.com

    • gcblues

      been seeing that on the front page and not looked. big change, more social. you like?

  • I guess I’ll be taking the Sky News app off my Apple TV. And I prefer legendary golfer Tom Watson, who won many Open Championships in the UK, over his namesake cited in the Guardian story.

    • Martha

      That’s hilarious !!
      So Murdoch withdraws FNC from Sky News…so you have to remove your Sky News App?? Why ?? To spite us ?..lol. You must know that in times of International Breaking News ,Fox gets most of it’s information from Sky . Trust me Fox needs Sky News — we don’r need Fox.
      I am very open to be corrected ,if I have your reason wrong.

      • I assumed that removing FNC would end cooperation with Sky News for breaking news coverage. That’s not happening?

        • Martha

          I wouldn’t think FNC would break with Sky News – not at the moment anyway…assuming old Murdoch is still in with a chance of buying Sky News outright.
          That is the reason Murdoch has pulled FNC from Sky, because Sky is questioning the venom and right wing hatred broadcast on FNC – and it is Jeopardizing his bid for Sky.
          If his bid for Monopoly Sky fails ,he still owns part of Sky ,so I am assuming you will still use us for Breaking news.
          We don’t broadcast FNC’s level of venom…so Whilst Murdoch wants to hide FNC from us…we have no such worries regarding letting America see Sky News !
          Murdoch should worry about perfecting FNC and spending money having Worldwide reporters on the ground — instead of trying to POLLUTE the UK market with another version of Fox News .

          • Aside from your jabs at FNC, you have persuaded me to keep the app on my device.

          • Martha

            Good for you ,if you want to keep the App.
            As for my Jabs at FNC – that is my opinion.
            American politics are vile ,hateful ,venomous and divisive.
            In the UK..we are not politically divisive. I call it Civility amongst our fellow men/women.
            That is why I can be friendly with the GOP and Dem people as long as they don’t try to push their politics down my throat .
            See what I mean ? Just Civil – but not false.

          • Minnesota Nice
          • Martha

            That caused Because of Racist Nigel Farage – who because of his hate… and Love for Trump earned himself a place as a FNC contributor. Now there’s a shock !
            There is evil and wrong doings everywhere in the world.
            But trust me,in the civilized world and especially magnified by Trump – your divisiveness in politics in America wins the gold medal.
            Trump – a narcissist to the Nth degree who won’t come to the UK unless and until he can be guaranteed a Royal welcome and Crowds baying his name with Glee and hysterical joy.

          • Minnesota Nice

            Wow, you sound very politically divisive. Previously you said “In the UK..we are not politically divisive”, but now you say you are and you also spewed quite a bit of hate toward a fellow countryman and even the US President.

          • Martha

            My point is ,that people don’t have to agree to be polite .
            I have my views and disagree with a lot – but I can be polite to people with opposing views.
            I rarely air my views but when I do they are based on Fact not emotion !
            At no point today ,have I been impolite to you on a personal level .
            I have simply said things you happen to disagree with.

          • Minnesota Nice

            I never said you were impolite, however what you may call facts, many see them as your opinions based on your political beliefs. You obviously don’t like Fox News, Farage or Trump. That is your right, but your assessment of them and sadly divisive name calling is your opinion and not facts.

          • Martha

            What I call Facts – you interpret as my opinion.
            That is your right and I respect that. You are right – I don’t like certain politicians on the right ,but I have no problem with the fact that you might.
            I will end this discussion by saying that you said name calling is divisive.
            You are right again – Just look at your “Name Caller” in chief. That, you cannot deny is divisive.
            There are faults in all areas – I avoid this site because I don’t agree with the general points of view here , and it has never been my aim to intrude on a site just to be a Troll or cause disharmony .
            I came here today because of the Sky News link only.
            I respect Johnny Dollar enough to let harmony reign on his site.

          • Okay, that’s enough.

        • sky303

          they have the same owners so of course not, but honestly FNC doesn’t do well in the UK plus it’s not really an international news channel like CNN i (sometimes is ) or AJE or TRT world it’s an American with American focus so it wouldn’t grab as much viewers as those do or their own domestic channels , kind of like if we got the BBC News channel (not bbc world) on the US cable systems it focuses (mostly) on UK domestic news so it wouldn’t do to well here.

      • Upon further review, I wrote my initial comment based on J$’s initial description. I was just as impulsive as J$.

        • We need to work on our impulse control.

          • So does President Trump.

          • Nixon – niihpikiiookani

            Like me, he often engages mouth before brain.

          • His diehard supporters love it (MAGA!!!), but it’s a major detriment. Every impulsive tweet is an electoral boon for Democrats, from the federal level down to the local level.

          • Nixon – niihpikiiookani

            He really needs to think about his enemies twisting his words, and choose them wisely.

          • He needs to, but he won’t. He will never take anyone’s advice. He’s stubborn as a mule. I am, too, to a degree.

          • gcblues

            Do not be too hard on yourself, you are hardly alone, and hardly the worst here.

          • Cecelia

            More people gunning for him than had Osama Bin Laden, and he enjoys that and can’t stand not being the story even when he’s being vilified as a monster.

          • gcblues

            “Tariffs, i want tariffs”

          • GATXER

            Martha’s writing reminds me of someone else from the UK……tell me I’m wrong.

  • You’re right about the headline. The story was tipped to me and I was in a hurry and went with the way it was tipped instead of reading thru the article. My fault, headline corrected. Sorry about that.

    • Martha

      Thats ok Johnny – at least you had the principle to correct it.

  • Minnesota Nice

    Jesse Watters falls for fake shark photo in Houston flooding

    http://thehill.com/homenews/media/348362-jesse-watters-believes-fake-shark-photo-amid-harvey-floods

    He apologized on twitter moments ago – https://twitter.com/jessebwatters/status/902587427000381441
    https://twitter.com/jessebwatters/status/902587526396956672

    I think that is the third apology from him since becoming a regular on The Five.

  • jrd

    Martha, after reading your comments I have to assume that you’re trying out for a position on “that right wing channel spewing it’s venom.”

    • Martha

      Nope ! But I sure learned a lot about how to do it, until I wised up .
      But you are right – I should stop. I never watch it only Shep.
      It just takes a while to get out of the system.

  • carolr527

    I watched four episodes of SE Cupp’s new show; didn’t watch last night’s. I watched a clip from last night where Andy compared Sheriff Joe to Pol Pot. OK, he’s fitting right in at CNN/HLN. I was hoping that Andy would be more of a co-host but this is definitely SE’s show. Andy is just another panelist. That didn’t work out very well on Red Eye and I don’t know why anyone thought it would work out well here.

    • Mitch Alan

      You have to like a person to watch someone’s show, and I just don’t like her. Maybe if she was still a conservative like she used to be. Now she is neither fish nor fowl.

      • carolr527

        SE, just in my opinion, has sounded more conservative than she ever did when she was on CNN shows. In general, though, she’s the kind of conservative that liberals love. Andy has sounded much more liberal than he ever did on FOX but I don’t care because I like him!

        • Mitch Alan

          I am assuming they are both Trump-haters?

          • carolr527

            You assume correctly.

    • Nixon – niihpikiiookani

      Anyone who would compare any local politician to a dictator who murdered millions, is not only a horse’s a$$, but an ignorant one, to boot.

      • Libertarians have a penchant for bombast. It’s why I avoided Red Eye when Dave Smith or Michael Malice, among others, were on. And as Kat Timpf occasionally demonstrates, they like to use the pejorative “neocon.”

        • Nixon – niihpikiiookani

          Pol Pot is way past simple bombast. He murdered a quarter of the population of his country.

          • Sadly, ideologues don’t care.

          • Nixon – niihpikiiookani

            Very true.

      • carolr527

        Yeah, I’m a big Andy Levy fan, but was very disappointed with his comments.

    • CDG24

      Unfiltered’s viewership finally stopped declining Monday. Second highest total viewer number so far, but show still finished below last week’s demo average.

      Looks like they might be having trouble getting guests already. Had Dave Smith on twice in the first five episodes and there are two repeat guests appearing tonight. One appearing for the second time in four episodes and one appearing for the second night in a row.

      So, out of the 18 panel guests spots so far, three people have taken up six of them.

      I wonder if the plan was for Andy to not appear every show, but is having to because a lack of guests.

      • carolr527

        I also noticed that Dave Smith, Krystal Ball, and Robby Soave have already been repeat guests in just a week. How do you account for the lack of guests?

        • Mitch Alan

          they probably are too cheap to pay the guests.

          • CDG24

            Guests on news shows aren’t paid unless they are already under contract.

        • CDG24

          There is of course a chance that they are having people drop out and they have to find a late replacement. Also, they likely can’t just call someone in the building to fill in like Fox shows can.

          I think a show like this probably can’t get that great of a booker. Even then, there are still a lot of guests that would be willing to appear on any basic cable news show that invited them on. The show’s demo ratings are better than what FBN shows get. Yet, that network is able to get plenty of guests.
          Plus, there should be a lot of people who were Red Eye regulars that they should be inviting. Andy likely needs to get more involved.

          Maybe they had to rush to find guests for the first couple of weeks. There are likely a lot of guests that they would like but are under contract at other news outlets. There also is likely quite a few people who just aren’t able to come to NYC on short notice.

          • carolr527

            Can’t they call in guests from CNN? Do they not do the show in the same building?

          • CDG24

            I assume it is the same building. Not sure how many people are actually around during the day or how many opinion people are working at CNN New York. A lot of them seem to be based out of DC.
            Also not sure if the network wants their non-opinion talent to be on an opinion panel.

            Fox News has all those FBN people around. So, Red Eye likely had far more guests to chose from in their building than SE does.

            Fox News talent has always seemed to intertwine more than the other news networks.
            I don’t know if SE even knows that many people that work in her building.

    • sky303

      I’ve been DVRing the show to watch later, and still liking it (I barely ever DVR current events programs so that tells you something )

  • GATXER

    Last week the Disgraced Racist Newshound “writers” were confused that #1 Fox news wasn’t the history channel. This week they seem to have confused it with the Weather channel.

    http://www.newshounds.us/houston_floods_fox_news_hate_tweets_hillary_clinton_082717

    Disgraced Ellen takes a H/T from the Disgraced Racist stooge™ Ice (her 1st mistake) without doing any research and not realizing with a disgraced newshound there’s always a catch (her 2nd mistake) she whines that Fox news tweeted a tweet about something said on outnumbered four days before . Never mind that during the same time period Fox News feed is filled with items about Harvey.

    https://twitter.com/FoxNews/status/901822220846198791

    Now the catch…and with haters there always is one….…today’s is
    a great example of Newshound being hypocrites’ #56456478

    What were the other news networks twittering about that morning.

    From 8am when Fox made they “horrible” tweet to noon MSNBC made 7 tweets……Opps….not one about Harvey

    MSNBC tweeted a story about Roger Stone that was 24hr old…and wait for it…….a post
    about a comment on meet the press daily from 2 days before…then another from 2
    days before about DACA.

    CNN made 20 tweets….. 14 about Harvey and 6 other news tweets
    including this one not very weather related

    https://twitter.com/CNN/status/901855840017240064

    About emoticons….LOL

    Now Fox News you might wonder…..Well old “fair and balanced”
    did 88 tweets…….45 about Harvey and 43 about other news……opps pretty balanced.

    Of course the racist and the Disgraced Newshounds don’t tell
    their poor readers about MSNBC or CNN or the fact that Fox was on a twitter
    storm about Harvey……that wouldn’t fit their delusions.

    • Nixon – niihpikiiookani

      God help me, but whenever I hear the name “Harvey,” I think of the Jimmy Stewart movie.

      • GATXER

        Yea me to but I was also thinking about Harvey Korman…….which is of course because I watcedh him in a Bud and Lou bio pic this weekend.

        • carolr527

          I saw that movie years ago. Korman was really good as Bud Abbott.

      • Minnesota Nice

        Harvey Wallbanger

  • Cecelia

    Thanks for the pics of Geraldo’s crib, Johnny.

    It’s staged in a calm and restrained manner in attemp to make it feel more elegant than it is.

    The kitchen is awful. The views are wonderful.

    Very nice place.

  • Minnesota Nice

    LOL – MTV VMA, aka Trump hatefest, Ratings Sink, Almost 50% of Viewers Gone in Three Years, Down By More than a Million from Last Year

    http://www.showbiz411.com/2017/08/29/mtv-vma-ratings-sink-almost-50-of-viewers-gone-in-three-years-down-by-more-than-a-million-from-last-year

    • I was too busy replaying the last two holes of The Northern Trust, which I was at, to care about the VMAs. I haven’t seen them in years, anyway. The last time I watched, Michael Jackson thought he was named Artist of the Millennium, and Howie D. of the Backstreet Boys proclaimed his sobriety.

      • Minnesota Nice

        I can proudly say I never watched the VMA.

        Nice golf post and pictures. I miss golfing with Mom, arthritis and age prevent her from playing now. Proud to say she was a better player.

        • Grandpa D

          I can proudly say I have no idea what the VMA is.

    • Larry Kelly

      Ragtag bunch of aholes on parade. Should just play their music… what, MTV no longer does music?

  • Today’s most popular links:
    5 CNN to CEO
    4 Murdoch pulls
    3 $6M crib
    2 thousands to Democrats
    And the most popular link in today’s links…
    1 Alisyn Camerota struggles to be fair and balanced.

  • Minnesota Nice
    • Larry Kelly

      Was followed by a BILL OF EXCEPTIONS:
      1. All things Trump
      2. Pick your own gender restrooms
      3. All things racial
      4. (you get the idea)

  • Larry Kelly