Cramer: Trump no longer cares if his China policies hurt American businesses
Via: Krishna • 38 comments • 6 hours ago
"Huawei has the best technology for the 5G wireless infrastructure build-out, but without components from American suppliers, that technology just doesn't work. They're gonna get beat," CNBC's Jim Cramer says.
"It could be the end for Huawei's 5G leadership," the "Mad Money" host says.
President Donald Trump has practically "blacklisted" Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei...
May 18 11:firstname.lastname@example.orgDidn't change course at all.
I've been clear from the beginning. It's you that seems to be changing course and backtracking on your so called position...
May 18 10:email@example.com"..."
Never said anything such thing...More of your inability to provide any facts for you nonsense comments...
You were the one that claimed that the farmers were not being hurt by the...
May 18 10:firstname.lastname@example.orgI'm not indignant at all, more like amused by your fact less comments....
May 18 10:email@example.com"..."
Here is your comment...
Post my comment where I said anything about meddling in the 2020 presidential election and Chinese tariffs....
That wasn't even a good try, more of a...
May 18 10:firstname.lastname@example.org[deleted]
May 18 10:email@example.com"..."
Sounds like you have no facts to back up anything that you state on here. Nothing new, you've been doing that for quite some time....Tiger, stripes and all that.
May 18 9:firstname.lastname@example.orgI hadn't seen that, but it isn't surprising considering some of the so called agency heads in this administration.
May 18 9:email@example.com"..."
Not at all....keep up with that pretzel logic though, it's entertaining if nothing else.
May 18 9:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Not at all, I was quite clear in what I said. Your inability to accept facts is on you...
The links I've provided you on other articles on this exact matter are factual, you of course...
May 18 8:email@example.com"..."
Is that why there was $12 billion dollar bailout of the farmers, followed last week by another $15 billion to help out the farmers being hurts by the tariffs.
That is a fact as you well...
Graham on why Dem Party 'turned its back on God'
Via: Keep America Great! • 59 comments • 6 hours ago
With the 2020 election just around the corner, Rev. Franklin Graham asked and answered his own question Tuesday regarding the anti-Christian policies being pushed by every Democratic presidential candidate.
“Why has the Democratic Party turned its back on God?” Graham opened his Facebook post Tuesday before offering his conclusion at the end. “The root of the issue is that many...
May 18 7:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
And you consider yourself to be morally fit....By what standard, hypocrisy
By: Veronica • 137 comments • 8 hours ago
I was watching a show on the Travel channel that talks about evil places. On the beginning the hostess waves some holy water around & talking about how it should "bother" the evil entity. It just got me to thinking about evil.
Where does evil come from?
How do we fight evil?
For me, evil comes from within. Every man and woman has the capacity inside to be evil or to do evil...
May 18 4:email@example.comI think that holding on to mashed potato's would be kinda hard....
With both Iran and China, Trump skates to the edge of going too far
Via: Bob Nelson • 9 comments • 22 hours ago
President Trump revels in risk.
As a businessman, he made deals that put his fortune in peril, most notably in overpaying for Atlantic City casinos that brought him to bankruptcy.
As president, he’s adopted a consistent approach to major issues: He manufactures a crisis to shake up the status quo, then pulls back at the last minute to claim a deal, sometimes on terms less favorable...
May 18 7:27am@4"..."
Kim just had a meeting with Putin. I would think that they relationship is going to grow since it's to both Russian and NK advantage.
To Life! ~ On this Week's Creative Arts Thursday/Friday
By: A. Macarthur • 41 comments • 16 hours ago
May 18 7:firstname.lastname@example.orgBuzz, see if you can open this link. It' some really interesting information about ''Copper Thunderbird''....
May 17 7:email@example.comAnother beauty RW.
May 17 7:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Actually no, most are not about Indian life or by Indian artists. My collection is quite varied with numerous artists and painting Buzz.
The painting by Morrisseau is exquisite....I wish...
May 16 2:email@example.comNo twitter or FB for me, Mac.
May 16 1:56pm@9From my art collection. This is a painting by Jacquie Vaux, wildlife painter entitled ''Bobcat''. I have four of her paintings.
The Chernobyl Disaster May Have Also Built a Paradise
Via: Bob Nelson • 12 comments • 21 hours ago
They burned down forest for pastureland and cut down trees for timber—or for fuel to make glass and vodka. By the middle of the 20th century, most of that industry was gone, and human-driven reforestation efforts had remade the Pripyat region anew. And then, on April 26, 1986, a nuclear power plant called Chernobyl , on the Pripyat River about 70 miles north of Kiev, blew up and...
May 18 7:11am@4Great article and human influence does much more damage than good.
May 18 7:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
It is and here is a link to an article on it. https://www.npr.org/2019/04/20/710054899/in-korean-dmz-wildlife-thrives-some-conservationists-worry-peace-could-disrupt-i
Chehalis Tribe Earns Approval to Prosecute Non-Native Domestic Violence Offenders
Via: 1stwarrior • 6 comments • 20 hours ago
For decades, a loophole in federal law has made it difficult for Native Americans to seek justice for many crimes on tribal lands. A 1978 Supreme Court ruling found that tribal courts did not have jurisdiction to prosecute non-natives, meaning that tribes could do little about crimes committed on their reservations, as long as the offender was not a member of their tribe. When allegations are...
May 18 6:58am@4"..."
May 17 8:54pm@3"..."
One of the worst SCOTUS decision ever. It allowed non Indians criminals free reign on Indian reservations.
The new law, although it doesn't cover all situations'' it's a start and as each...
Native American student plans to wear cap adorned with sacred eagle feather despite district's threat to confiscate
Via: 1stwarrior • 34 comments • 5 hours ago
PHOENIX — For LaRissa Waln, Thursday afternoon’s graduation ceremony at State Farm Stadium is a source of much anticipation.
The 17-year-old senior at Valley Vista High School—who is Native American—is fighting for her right to wear Native beads and a sacred eagle feather on her cap. It’s something the Dysart Unified School District says won’t be allowed.
“I wouldn’t say I’m anxious,...
May 18 6:email@example.comIMO, it's who is on the school board...
May 17 9:20pm@5The ban was been applied many times through out the U.S. but in most cases the school district has lost the battle or withdrawn from in under pressure from the student body/parents and others....
The week's good news: May 16, 2019
Via: JohnRussell • 4 comments • 2 days ago
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A dog named Lucky helped his family find a $24,000 gold nugget
Lucky the dog lived up to his name on Sunday. As part of their Mother's Day festivities, Lucky's family in...
May 16 9:13pm@2Good for them and kudos for never giving up.
Undermining Trump-Bolton War Narrative, British General Says No Evidence of 'Increased Threat' From Iran
Via: Don Overton • 18 comments • 3 days ago
A British general threw a wrench into the Trump administration's narrative that Iran is plotting attacks on American troops in the Middle East by telling reporters gathered at the Pentagon Tuesday that "there's been no increased threat from Iranian-backed forces" in the region.
"We monitor them along with a whole range of others because that's the environment we're...
May 15 9:firstname.lastname@example.orgTrump could start by toning down his and others in the administration's rhetoric.
May 15 9:00pm@3With John Bolton leading the way (refer to his Iraq playbook) we do seem to be heading in that direction (military confrontation). Hopefully someone without need for a war will prevail.
Amazon Tribe Wins Lawsuit, Blocks Big Oil’s Bid To Destroy Millions Of Acres Of Rainforest
Via: 1stwarrior • 8 comments • 3 days ago
In a landmark victory, the Waorani people of Pastaza, an indigenous tribe from the Ecuadorian Amazon, successfully protected half a million acres of their ancestral territory in the Amazon rainforest from being mined for oil drilling by Big Oil companies.
A three-judge panel of the Pastaza Provincial Court indefinitely suspended the auctioning of Waorani lands to oil companies by...
May 15 9:email@example.com"..."
In many instances we never even got the short end, we received no stick at all.
The passage of HR 375 (Carcieri fix) by the house is a good start. Now it needs to be passed by all...
May 15 12:36pm@2"..."
You're asking for miracles.
Just how much is $250 billion in tariffs?
Via: Perrie Halpern R.A. • 251 comments • 2 days ago
By Ben Popken and Jiachuan Wu
From tractor parts to tilapia, magnets to mirrors, President Donald Trump ratcheted up existing tariffs Friday on billions of dollars of imported Chinese goods from 10 percent to 25 percent -- and threatened to add additional tariffs that would leave American manufacturers and consumers paying higher prices on almost everything the country imports from...
May 15 4:firstname.lastname@example.orgThere are 200,000 members that say you have no idea of what your talking about...LOLOL
Do you even know that the National Farmers Union is? From your comment you have no idea, but that's not unusual.
May 14 11:email@example.com"..."
You certainly are fact less in this article.
May 14 10:firstname.lastname@example.orgThe ''mighty five'' are consider to be Malaysia, India, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam. China is rapidly moving into medium to high-tech manufacturing as its labor costs have risen.
One or all...
May 14 9:email@example.com"..."
LOL, nice try but no cigar or facts either.
May 14 11:firstname.lastname@example.orgLOL, it's obvious you didn't read the article nor any of the numerous articles from the farming community etc that says the exact opposite......
May 14 6:53am@9Americans are not getting hurt by the tariffs. Oh wait, since farmers are Americans it would seem that they are getting hurt. After the $12 billion that Trump authorized to help out farmers he now...
Feral Parrots Are Taking Over America
Via: Bob Nelson • 25 comments • 3 days ago
The United States was home to just two native parrot species, the Carolina parakeet (now extinct) and the thick-billed parrot (now only found in Mexico). But that doesn’t mean Americans don’t have plenty of opportunities to see free-flying parrots. As new research describes, there are 56 parrot species living in the wild across 23 U.S. states. Of those, 25 species have formed...
May 15 2:32pm@10Parrot in my neighborhood, central Florida, Marion country.
May 15 2:27pm@9The feral parrot's of St. Petersburg
May 15 1:17pm@7Belmont Shore (Long Beach) in Southern California has had parrots for decades...When I lived in the area we'd have lunch or dinner on 2nd St and you could hear them nosily having a great time....
New Draconian Anti-Choice Laws Bring "Handmaid's Tale" Closer to Reality For American Women
By: Atheist יוחנן בן אברהם אבינו • 373 comments • yesterday
These so-called "heartbeat" anti-choice bills started appearing several years ago and have already been struck down in several states. That hasn't stopped the march into dystopia by other states from enacting the same laws in the rightwing's never-ending quest to force women to carry pregnancies to term against their will. As I've said before, the only way these laws could work would be to...
May 14 10:18pm@18I am sorry to hear about your daughter Lynne. It is a decision that had to be heart wrenching and I applaud you for making the decision to donate.
Indeed Lynne, speaking in hypothetical...
Two Saudi oil tankers, Norwegian ship apparently attacked near the Persian Gulf amid rising Iran tensions
Via: Krishna • 54 comments • 3 days ago
Source: World Atlas
Two Saudi Arabian oil tankers and a Norwegian ship were damaged over the weekend near the Persian Gulf in what Saudi Arabia claimed Monday was an “act of sabotage,” further heightening regional tensions with Iran.
The location is near a sea lane critical to the world’s supply of oil, and the incidents followed a warning by U.S. maritime authorities that...
May 14 1:email@example.comI should have made my point much clearer. I don't trust a thing that the Saudis say or claim. There is a quote in the article by a Saudi Aramco exec that it could be the Houthais...Of course they...
May 14 1:08pm@4Saudi Arabia Says Drones Hit Oil Pipeline, After Reports of Tanker Attacks
May 14 12:firstname.lastname@example.orgHopefully not another ''Gulf of Tonkin'' incident.
Peggy Grande: California Dems’ bid to keep Trump off the ballot should scare all of us
Via: Vic Eldred • 100 comments • 5 days ago • LOCKED
Just when you think you’ve seen it all in California , there’s another surprise coming out of Sacramento. This one not only displays unprecedented overreach, but also an absolute disregard for the United States Constitution. The California state Senate approved a bill earlier this month to require candidates appearing on the 2020 presidential primary ballot — including President...
May 13 10:email@example.comNaw, I leave the side saddle riding for you. You do ride don't you..The Merry Go Round doesn't count.
May 13 10:firstname.lastname@example.orgActually it isn't a high horse at all, it's a Appaloosa and I've been riding since I was a couple of years old. Well earned as well.
May 13 10:email@example.comYou need to translate that word salad into something that resembles a coherent comment.
May 13 9:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
You're the one that made a comment by me that it's a nationwide problem into a political comment by you. It's obvious as to what your aware of, it's the political BS that you spew.
May 13 8:email@example.comToo bad that you're not aware of the problem is throughout the US...Even in Virginia Beach.
May 13 7:firstname.lastname@example.orgThere are homeless in every city...It's a national problem...
This is Houston TX.
May 13 7:email@example.comIt even has two mythical kingdoms, one if Anaheim (Disneyland) and of course the Mythical Kingdom of Jeffersonia...
Keeping Occupied (Rather than "Pre-Occupied) ~ New Image Series Underway
By: A. Macarthur • 14 comments • 4 days ago
May 13 7:23pm@2"..."
Yes you are and they are lookin' good.
"I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church. Here's why I left"
By: Ender • 34 comments • 3 days ago
This is the original title of the video I am going to show.
I know it sounds like click-bate but I would suggest everyone listen to what she has to say.
I have been doing a little introspection here lately and wondering how I come across. Wondering if I am being heard or actually listening. There seems to be a lot of one liners, quips thrown around. I myself am guilty of such.
May 13 6:firstname.lastname@example.orgIs Chuck Lorre any relation to Peter Lorre?
Very good video and right on target.
I fell in love with a boy or....how to teach an old dog and a new dog the same tricks.
By: Studiusbagus • 10 comments • 4 days ago
As I sit here with my brain saying "tell them...." I really don't know where to start. Besides my insecurity of being able to capture the depth of my emotion.
A few years ago I owned a small diner with great coffee and fresh doughnuts as it's icon. Closing at 2:30 I would be home around the same time as the neighborhood kids from school.
When you're a kid and the guy down the street...
May 13 5:13pm@5Sadly this isn't a one off type of situation. It happens all too frequently across the US.
Thank goodness you and your wife are there to help the boys. They are going to need an enormous amount...
Woods's win was not the greatest comeback in sports history. Not even in golf.
Via: JohnRussell • 10 comments • 5 days ago
Woods's win was not the greatest comeback in sports history. Not even in golf.
Couch Slouch . The Washington Post ; Washington, D.C. [Washington, D.C]13 May 2019: D.2.
Ben Hogan: In 1949, near-fatal car accident - fractured pelvis, chipped rib, broken collarbone, fractured ankle, blood clots, hospitalized 59 days; might never walk...
May 13 2:46pm@5I think that Woods 15th major title was quite the amazing comeback.
But to me, for the moment anyway, in golf it would be Ben Hogan comeback. His 1 iron on the 72nd hole was a thing of beauty....
50's and 60's Movie Star Doris Day Dies At Age 97
By: JohnRussell • 10 comments • 6 days ago
Doris Day was known to a couple generations of movie goers as a goody two shoes , aka "square" in her many romantic comedies. But her life was much more complicated than that, including multiple marriages, financial ruin at the hands of her business manager , and a decades long quest for personal happiness. Later in life she became well known for her efforts to protect animals and their...
May 13 10:03am@4RIP, Ms Day.
Happy Mother's Day!
By: Raven Wing • 21 comments • 6 days ago
To all our Mothers here on NT....
May 12 7:46pm@4Happy Mothers Day to all the wonderful mothers in the world.
What Is SPAM, Anyway?
Via: JohnRussell • 18 comments • one week ago
What Is SPAM, Anyway?
by Meghan Jones via Reader's Digest
It shares its name with those annoying emails you don’t want. It comes in a can and is made of…some kind of meat? Whether you grew up eating it and still do or you’ve merely eyed it suspiciously in a supermarket aisle, you’ve probably found...
May 11 10:email@example.comThat sounds like an interesting dish, KD.
May 11 8:firstname.lastname@example.org
May 11 8:16pm@4Spam is know by a couple of other names. Ojibwe steak, Samoan steak. In Guam it's mixed with Portuguese sausage and eggs.
It's the universal canned food...In fact it's so famous that it's used as...
Trump’s escalating tariff war with China will hit TVs, toys, electronics and a rake of consumer goods
Via: JohnRussell • 23 comments • one week ago
the tariffs announced last year will cost consumers an average of $767 per year. The latest tariffs will add another $500 a year in costs for the average U.S. household, Katheryn Russ, an economics professor at the University of California at Davis, told NPR .
There are some things parents can’t avoid buying.
The U.S. increased tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods to...
May 11 8:email@example.comGreg, lib50 explained it quite well. If you believe he lib50 has no idea what what she is talking about perhaps you could explain how tariffs work and who is the responsible party for paying the...
Getting My "Fill" ~ An Experimental Image Style
By: A. Macarthur • 15 comments • 6 days ago
Nearly half of white Republicans say it bothers them to hear people speaking foreign languages
Via: Ender • 72 comments • one week ago
A new survey finds white Republicans are far more likely to be put off by foreign language speakers than their Democratic counterparts.
According to Pew Research Center , 47 percent of such Republicans say it would bother them “some” or “a lot” to “hear people speak a language other than English in a public place.” Just 18 percent of white Democrats said they would be similarly bothered....
May 10 10:firstname.lastname@example.orgAnishinaabemowin (Ojibwe language) is a fairly difficult language to learn. It's made even more difficult since there are two separate alphabets . The single vowel system and the double vowel...
May 10 1:email@example.comHere is one theory, a book written by Gavin Menzies entitled ''1421: The year China discovered America''....
May 10 1:firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Viking did in the 1100's.
There are many theories about the Chinese being here and Polynesians as well long before anyone else.
May 10 1:email@example.comI did, please add Portuguese.
May 09 11:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Here is one that is part of the Cherokee Nation.
May 09 10:email@example.com"..."
You can do it right on the internet. The Cherokee nation has a number of internet courses to learn the language, dave.
May 09 10:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Indeed it does. When speaking of the French one must also take in the history of the French in Canada and the northern US...
The language of Michif Cree or Metis is a combination of...
May 09 9:email@example.comActually the first foreign language spoken in the Americas were Spanish and Italian, not English.
Old Indian saying....''Got land, thank an Indian''.
May 09 9:06pm@3Among the language I speak are two that originated in the Americas...So they are not foreign. Actually English is foreign language.
Mike Fiers Records Baseball’s 300th No-Hitter (Besides the 31 They Took Away)
Via: Bob Nelson • 24 comments • 6 days ago
After waiting out a 98-minute technical delay and firing an outrageous 131 pitches on Tuesday night, Mike Fiers of the Oakland Athletics was at a loss to explain his efforts in throwing the first no-hitter of the 2019 season.
“Amazing. That’s really all I can really say,” Fiers told reporters at Oakland Coliseum after beating the Cincinnati Reds, 2-0 . “Things like this just...
May 10 6:firstname.lastname@example.orgBasically the speed that he threw and his occasional wildness scared the hell out of batters...LOL...100 MPH fastball they sails behind your head can do that to you.
I lived in Long Beach and the...
May 10 9:24am@3Had season tickets to the Angels when Nolan Ryan was pitching for them.
Nothing was more fun they going to a game that Nolan was pitching, you just never knew what the heck was going to happen.
The "Great Spirit" Transmits its Being in Crepuscular Rays of Light … Creative Arts Thursday/Friday
By: A. Macarthur • 48 comments • 5 days ago
May 10 10:email@example.comNo difference, both taken from the same link.
May 10 9:firstname.lastname@example.orgSome of his painting/drawing hang in the Oklahoma capital building.
His painting of Will Rogers is stunning and his mural of the ''Plains Madonna'' is outstanding.
May 10 8:email@example.com"..."
There is no link there, just the pencil drawing. Can you goggle Charles Banks Wilson?
May 09 11:firstname.lastname@example.orgTo great photos and two great quotes.
May 09 7:53pm@5As most of you know I have a small art collection. I also have some books that are collectors items. One is the 1st edition, signed by the author, Charles Banks Wilson. His book, ''In Search of the...
May 09 1:34pm@4Its almost impossible to watch the setting sun and not dream.
Ladies, Stop Trying to Have Sex Like Men
Via: Vic Eldred • 266 comments • one week ago • LOCKED
MAY 9, 2019 By Suzanne Venker
In her book “Unprotected,” former campus psychiatrist Dr. Miriam Grossman introduces readers to Olivia, a college student at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) who had been valedictorian of her high school class and was planning to go to medical school. After she arrived on campus, Olivia had a short-term relationship with a young...
May 10 4:email@example.comI forgot to add that the mide is considered a very special person among the Ojibwe. They are revered and looked up to as role models. They have more power than a chief within the tribe as do...
May 10 3:40pm@16In the Ojibwe nations there are what is called ''mides''....The are members of the Midewiwin Society also know as the ''Grand Medicine Society''....This society is well over 1,000 years old. To...
May 10 2:firstname.lastname@example.orgSpeaking of the Devil and Geraldine.
May 10 9:email@example.com"..."
Without a doubt and the downsides were far greater than the so called up sides.
May 10 8:55am@6Ah the 50's were so so, whats the word, or yeah...Puritanical.
May 10 8:firstname.lastname@example.orgWith a tattoo she would fall into his ''not decent'' realm.
Trump Is Terrible for Rural America
Via: Bob Nelson • 24 comments • one week ago
Economists, reports Politico , are fleeing the Agriculture Department’s Economic Research Service. Six of them resigned on a single day last month. The reason? They are feeling persecuted for publishing reports that shed an unflattering light on Trump policies.
But these reports are just reflecting reality (which has a well-known anti-Trump bias). Rural America is a key part of...
May 10 9:email@example.comAnd his trade war is really helping farmers.../s
Why the Bay of Pigs Invasion Went So Wrong
Via: Kavika • 29 comments • one week ago
Before the break of dawn on April 15, 1961, a squadron of eight B-26 bombers piloted by Cuban exiles roared down a Nicaraguan airstrip on a secret mission. The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and President John F. Kennedy hoped the Bay of Pigs Invasion would result in the overthrow of Cuban leader Fidel Castro . But the operation that unfolded over the next five days became...
May 09 11:firstname.lastname@example.orgDak To was 1967. I left Vietnam in 1965.
May 09 11:email@example.com"..."
You didn't. I appreciate both yours and Doc comments. Just some clarification was needed.
If any of the wars/conflicts after WWII were justified it would be Korea...
May 09 11:firstname.lastname@example.orgWhen the hill was finally taken it was discovered that the NVA had left. It became a moot point.
The fighting was a very close quarters and the casualties were extreme. So extreme in fact that...
May 09 10:email@example.com"..."
Yeah, Hamburger Hill was bad, Hill 875 Dak to was even worse.
May 09 10:firstname.lastname@example.orgOK guys, let's not go there. IMO Ender pointed that every conflict we've gotten into after WWII as a country (not the military) has been a screw up....It's the military that suffers from the...
May 09 10:email@example.comYes it does. Meyer Lansky spend some time in Cuba, in fact a lot of time as the ''accountant''...
May 09 9:firstname.lastname@example.orgThat's a good start Doc.
I need to find this article again but Batista had the chance to kill Castro when their revolution was just starting in 1958 I believe. He let him take to the mountains...
May 09 9:email@example.com"..."
No doubt dave. At that time I was also with the 101st. We were in a different part of the world doing stupid shit.
May 09 9:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Ahh, US corporations and the military...Shades of Central and South America and throw in Haiti. General Smedley Butler said it best.
Received 16 military medals, 5 for valor. Is...
May 09 7:email@example.comThat must have been an stressful time for the wives and kids of the sailors, RW.
May 09 7:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
There is no ''Why'' in the seed because the point of the article explains what and why things went wrong in this invasion. Of course after this failed attempt by the US the relationship...
May 09 6:28pm@1FUBAR
Matt Gaetz: We will lock up the people who investigated Trump's crimes
Via: Tessylo • 151 comments • 4 days ago • LOCKED
Matt Gaetz: We will lock up the people who investigated Trump's crimes
Kaili Joy Gray
May 8, 2019
The Republican congressman wants Trump's enemies locked up for the 'crime' of investigating Trump's crimes.
Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz — arguably Trump's most devoted lapdog in Congress — was part of the opening...
May 09 1:51pm@5He represents the 1st district in FL...A very red district but if he keeping babbling about moving to Alabama his constituents may not look favorably on him any longer.
The Devil and Robert Johnson: Did the Blues Legend Really Sell His Soul at the Crossroads?
Via: βΔĐ₣ƗŞĦ ĦΔŇĐ Ø₣ ĐØØΜ • 30 comments • 6 days ago
It was 1930 in Robinsonville, Mississippi, and 19-year-old Robert Johnson, an aspiring blues musician, was hanging out at a juke joint where Delta blues legends Son House and Willie Brown were playing to a packed house. Between sets, Johnson dared to pick up one of the musicians' guitars and play his own stuff, but the crowd wasn't having it.
"He started to play it and be just...
May 08 10:email@example.comDo you know what the direct link is between these three, BF?
May 08 9:16pm@8A direct link from Charley Patton to Link Wray to Keith Secola. You'll hear the influence of both Patton and Wray in Secola's music...(Keith is my cuz)
May 08 9:firstname.lastname@example.orgEric Clapton recorded the album ''Crossroads'' in 1988...
Eric Clapton and John Mayall and the Blue Breakers.
May 08 1:email@example.com
May 08 1:14pm@6Following the line from Charley Patton to Robert Johnson to numerous other greats, in 1958 a young guy named Link Wray recorded ''Rumble''...His use/invention of various techniques that are used...
May 08 1:firstname.lastname@example.orgSaw him live in Austin a couple of times. One of the very best.
May 08 12:43pm@2Now you're talking my language...The Blues...
Robert Johnson being one of the true greats of Mississippi Delta Blues...Only 21 of his songs were ever recorded (I have all of them)....He was, as...
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez vs The Garbage Disposal
By: βΔĐ₣ƗŞĦ ĦΔŇĐ Ø₣ ĐØØΜ • 163 comments • 5 days ago
May 08 7:46pm@16Funny as heck. What's even funnier is that she can have an bigger affect on the lives of Americans than they can have on her's...Now that is funny as hell. Only if her constituents vote her out of...
FBI chief: No evidence of illegal spying on Trump campaign
Via: Tessylo • 46 comments • one week ago
FBI chief: No evidence of illegal spying on Trump campaign
ERIC TUCKER and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press 18 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director Chris Wray said Tuesday that he does not consider court-approved FBI surveillance to be "spying" and said he has...
May 08 4:email@example.comAnd here they are, the hierarchy of the Deep State....
Something Different from Me
By: A. Macarthur • 15 comments • one week ago
May 08 4:firstname.lastname@example.orgAll I've every met in the forest are deer, wolves, moose and the occasional bear. NO not that kind of bear.
ENVIRONMENT 1 million species under threat of extinction because of humans, biodiversity report finds
Via: Perrie Halpern R.A. • 35 comments • one week ago
By Denise Chow
A sweeping report assessing the state of the natural world found that humans are having an “unprecedented” and devastating effect on global biodiversity, with about 1 million animal and plant species now threatened with extinction.
A summary of the report’s findings was released Monday by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem...
May 08 4:email@example.com"..."
Some posters don't need no stinkin' facts.
'Caravan' of Americans Crossing Canadian Border for Affordable Medical Care
Via: Freefaller • 12 comments • 2 weeks ago
A "caravan" of Americans living with Type 1 Diabetes made their way across the U.S. border into Canada over the weekend in search of affordable medical care in a country where they can get the "exact same" life-saving products for a dramatically lower price. "We're on a #CaravanToCanada because the USA charges astronomical prices for insulin that most people can't afford," tweeted one...
May 07 10:firstname.lastname@example.orgCase in point, my neighbor has to use Anoro for COPD. Cost in the US with insurance $3850 per year. Ordered from Canada without insurance, $1040 per year.
May 07 8:email@example.com"..."
Having lived under both systems, (US and Australia) and with numerous relatives in Canada and Australia I have to agree with you.
May 07 7:firstname.lastname@example.orgDrug costs in the U.S. are simply out of control. I have a few relatives that live in northern MN and go to Canada for their drugs at a huge savings.
Damn that socialized medicine.../s
Best small market Burgers
By: Sparty On • 10 comments • one week ago
Halo Burger is one of the oldest hamburger chains in the United States and originated in Flint, MI way back in 1923. Originally called Kewpee, the company served its first hamburger out of a “boxcar” style wagon on Harrison St. in Downtown flint.
There, we created the world’s first “deluxe” hamburger, made with 100% fresh, never-frozen beef, pressed on a searing hot grill to...
May 07 5:31pm@2Sounds great and believe it or not I have eaten there back in the late 1990's.....Excellent
If your every in LA you have to give Tommy's Original Burgers a try. Founded in 1946 they made the chili...
One Million Species at Risk of Extinction, Threatening Human Communities Around the World, U.N. Report Warns
Via: Bob Nelson • 10 comments • 2 weeks ago
Our world is losing biodiversity, and fast. According to a report released today by the United Nations, up to one million species could face extinction in the near future due to human influence on the natural world. Such a collapse in biodiversity would wreak havoc on the interconnected ecosystems of the planet, putting human communities at risk by compromising food sources, fouling...
May 07 7:email@example.comBuzz here is an article (one of many) that gives you an idea of the size of the area affected in northern Alberta...It's the size of Florida. The devastation to wildlife, rivers and lakes is...
May 07 12:firstname.lastname@example.orgBuzz there is NO reforestation with tar sands strip mining...Your link says nothing about the tar sands it's about reforestation from logging. That is not what we are talking about here.
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Citizens of the countries that make up the Amazon forest. This is only part of it, the illegal logging is destroying vast areas of the Amazon as well.
The indigenous people that live in...
May 06 8:16pm@3This is what illegal gold mining in the Amazon is doing to the rain forest. This is only one of dozens and dozens of these areas.
Suspect still not in custody as search continues for man accused of killing Biloxi cop
Via: Ender • 7 comments • 2 weeks ago
Police are looking for this man after a Biloxi police officer was shot and killed late Sunday night. (Photo source: Biloxi Police Dept.)
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Police have cleared the scene after surrounding an apartment complex while looking for the suspect accused of killing a Biloxi cop.
SWAT teams from multiple agencies, including the FBI, spent nearly two...
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May 06 8:firstname.lastname@example.orgYou have to wonder about this POS...Walking into a police station with, it would seem, the intent of killing LEO's then killing a good man in the parking lot...Was he totally crazy, on drugs or what.
May 06 7:26pm@2Sad a sad story/situation.
Hopefully they get this POS soon.
America will never be a socialist country
Via: Keep America Great! • 84 comments • 2 weeks ago • LOCKED
“Here, in the United States, we are alarmed by new calls to adopt socialism in our country. America was founded on liberty and independence — not government coercion, domination, and control. We are born free, and we will stay free.” — President Donald Trump, State of the Union Address February 5, 2019
Venezuela is a real-time example of the failure of socialism. Promises of prosperity...
May 06 9:34pm@8Damn I was unaware that I'm a socialist. Our symbol is quite like the photo in the article.
I threw that hook in 71 and can still throw it.
Fast fashion’s environmental impact: More clothes to the landfill
May 06 7:54pm@4When I dispose of some clothing it goes to various charities. I'm sure that there are people that can and do make good use of them.
Lately my wardrobe consist of shorts and t-shirts and flip...
Sigal Samuel answers 8 key questions about the Chinese crackdown on Uighur Muslims
Via: Bob Nelson • 23 comments • 2 weeks ago
Over the past year , Vox Future Perfect reporter Sigal Samuel has been investigating China’s campaign of repression against Uighur Muslims, 1 million of whom are being held in internment camps in the northwestern Xinjiang region. On April 26, Sigal did a Reddit Ask Me Anything session, discussing everything from the actions civilians in the US can take to help the Uighurs to the...
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Sounds a lot like Tibet....But we know that the Chinese are ''protecting'' the Tibetans and would surely let them secede from China if it wasn't their need for the Chinese protection../s
Spiritual Mountain Stream Sunrise to Start Our Creative Arts Thursday/Fraiday
By: A. Macarthur • 46 comments • 2 weeks ago
May 05 10:firstname.lastname@example.orgI've never heard a peacock make a sound but man they sure can. When they do it is very loud and it sounds like they are saying ''help me''....LOL, it's true. Prince Albert did it a couple of times...
May 05 5:email@example.comThe Peacock, named Prince Albert just shows up now and then. He and the cat chase each other around and Prince Albert isn't afraid of the dogs. The dog shown here isn't sure that the heck it is,...
May 05 11:19am@11You never know what is going to show up at the dog/cat shelter.
A visitor comes calling.
May 04 3:firstname.lastname@example.orgOh wow, great work AH.
May 03 7:email@example.comVery nice RW....I like the wood grain background.
May 02 6:46pm@7I took Reba for a walk today and she discovered how good rolling in the grass is. I don't believe that she ever had the chance to do that in her life time. It was very cool to watch her become a...
May 02 10:firstname.lastname@example.orgHa, love that photo EG.
May 02 10:email@example.comLove the Koi.
May 02 9:25am@3Reba discovered what squeaky toys are and now guards her two squeaky toys....She loves to chase them, pounce on them then protect them between her front legs.
National Ask An Atheist Day is an opportunity for secular groups across the country to work together to defeat stereotypes about atheism and encourage courteous dialogue between believers and nonbelievers alike. The event is intended to be an opportunity for the general public—particularly people of faith—to approach non-theists and ask questions about secular life. We're...
May 05 8:firstname.lastname@example.orgThe U.S. went well beyond mocking and criticizing native religions they prohibited/outlawed them starting in 1883 with addition law and directives being passed in 1887/1890 and beyond. It wasn't...
Via: Bob Nelson • 58 comments • 2 weeks ago
Manufacturing is not shrinking in the United States.
Quite the contrary, production is growing, and it appears that corporate America — and corporate Europe and corporate China for that matter — intends to put even more factories in this country.
Works Progress Administration employees on a construction job in 1943. Part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal, the W.P.A....
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Actually it's not only manufactured goods. Global or International trade consists of manufactured goods on one hand and services on the other.
The total trade deficit in 2016 was...
Flat Earth vs. Round Earth
Via: TᵢG • 79 comments • 2 weeks ago
They believe this stuff. The leader of the group, Mark Sargent, claims that the Earth is flat and the stars and planets are just lights in the sky. He holds that the flat Earth means that there is a greater force than us. Apparently the views are religious.
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Or because the earth isn't flat...Duh!.
May 04 7:28am@6I've yet been able to find a recorded case where anyone fell off the edge of the earth...
2 from white supremacist group plead guilty in Charlottesville rally violence
May 3, 2019, 11:23 PM EDT
By Phil Helsel
Two men accused of being members of a white supremacist group and arrested during the deadly "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, pleaded guilty to federal charges Friday, prosecutors said.
Benjamin Drake Daley, 26, and Michael Paul Miselis, 30, who prosecutors said are members of the "Rise Above Movement," pleaded guilty to...
May 04 8:email@example.comI'm looking at it as they pre planned this with the specific intent of assault. To me that should get you a minimum of 5 years.
The plea deal is a lock for prison so I guess it's OK.
May 04 7:26am@5Five years max seems like a pretty lite sentence.
Hopefully they get the whole five.
Kingston woman charged in doughnut rage incident
Via: Freefaller • 52 comments • one week ago
Police in Kingston, Ont., have charged a 30-year-old woman who allegedly smashed up a local coffee shop when it couldn't fulfil her early morning doughnut fix.
The hungry woman entered the downtown coffee shop around 4:15 a.m. on April 22, Kingston police said in a media release Friday.
When she learned there were no doughnuts ready, she became "enraged" and began yelling and screaming...
May 03 11:firstname.lastname@example.orgI couldn't resist Freefaller.
May 03 10:email@example.comThe bottom one is a line of police cars waiting for coffee and donuts at a Tim Horton's.
The top on says.
''Gimme my Timmies and no one gets hurt.
May 03 9:firstname.lastname@example.org
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May 03 8:firstname.lastname@example.orgDunkin Donuts has good coffee as well, Ender.
May 03 8:email@example.comIf you want to try a real mans or ladies coffee this is for you, Freefaller and epistte.
It's the official coffee of the RCMP...Another true story.
START YOUR DAY OFF RIGHT
We have four...
May 03 8:firstname.lastname@example.orgOMG, that's treason for sure...Micky D's oh the pain of it all.
Actually Mickey D's sells more coffee in Canada then Tim's....It's a state secret so mum is the word.
May 03 7:email@example.com"..."
epistte, the meme is very clear..EVERY ROAD TRIP IN CANADA...Ohio is not in Canada (at least it wasn't yesterday).
Tim Horton's food/coffee/donuts are different in the states. The coffee...
May 03 7:firstname.lastname@example.org
May 03 6:39pm@2Tim Horton would be traumatized.....
College admissions scandal: New wave of parents pursued
May 03 10:email@example.comWe need more kids like this one and her parents.
I saw an interview with she and her parents. The parents were married as...
May 03 8:firstname.lastname@example.orgZuksam, in the article that I read the parents are billionaires so what the degree from Stanford is worth in the long term has little to do with it. No matter what happens she will be rich.
Oglala Sioux Tribe tells the South Dakota governor she is ‘not welcome’ on their reservation
Via: JohnRussell • 11 comments • 2 weeks ago
Oglala Sioux Tribe tells the South Dakota governor she is ‘not welcome’ on their reservation
MAY 03, 2019
The largest tribe in South Dakota told the state’s governor on Thursday that she is “not welcome” in its homelands, a sprawling reservation southwest of the capital city Pierre.
It’s an extraordinary step and is the...
May 03 6:email@example.comForgot to add, that this law is trying to be passed in SOUTH DAKOTA.
The DAPL action you're talking about was in NORTH DAKOTA, you know that a different state, right.
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I remember quite well and they did assemble peacefully. Among other things you do realize that there were thousands of vets (many non Indians) that protested. Of the 700 arrested how many...
These Japanese-American Linguists Became America's Secret Weapon During WWII
Via: Kavika • 1 comments • 2 weeks ago
In February 1942, a small group of members of a top-secret military language school defied orders. They slipped out of their headquarters in San Francisco and snuck toward their destination, a nearby racetrack .
They weren’t there to gamble: They were there to visit their parents, Japanese immigrants who were about to be interned for the duration of the war. These sons of...
May 03 5:39pm@1More information on units that were considered so secret that their history wasn't acknowledged until the 1970's and 80's.
The Japanese American linguists, American Indian code talkers and the...
Multiple people shot in attack on Poway synagogue; police detain man for questioning
May 02 10:18pm@15Thanks to everyone for commenting.
I'll be closing the article now since it's run it's course.
Solving Trump’s Federal Reserve Problem
Via: Bob Nelson • 7 comments • 2 weeks ago
The White House is reviewing past writings by Stephen Moore, the conservative commentator whom President Trump may nominate to the Fed. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call, via Associated Press
The drama of Stephen Moore , Donald Trump’s controversial not-yet-nominee for a seat on the Federal Reserve, is a nice microcosm of the larger drama of conservatism in a Trumpian age. In the...
May 02 5:18pm@4Trump just pulled the plug on Moore.
May 01 5:22pm@3He is a ''hack'', which is the best that can be said about him.
The High Life
Via: Bob Nelson • 15 comments • 2 weeks ago
Willie Nelson is sitting on a couch at his home, a modest cabin that overlooks his 700 acres of gorgeous Texas Hill Country, when he reaches into his sweatshirt and produces a small, square vaporizer, takes a hit and exhales slowly. “Wanna puff?” he asks.
Nelson’s wife, Annie, setting down a cup of coffee on a DVD case working as a coaster in front of him, speaks up. “Careful with...
May 02 4:58pm@6There are a couple of singers/songwriters that I hold in fairly high esteem, and not because of weed but for a lot of things that they did and stood up for. American balladeers I like to think......
NASA Says Metals Fraud Caused $700 Million Satellite Failure
Via: JohnRussell • 40 comments • 2 weeks ago
Sapa Profiles falsified thousands of aluminum test results
A metals manufacturer faked test results and provided faulty materials to NASA, causing more than $700 million in losses and two failed satellite launch missions, according to an investigation by the U.S. space agency.
The fraud involved an Oregon company called Sapa Profiles Inc., which falsified thousands of...
May 02 9:20am@3Per the article the company has been banned from US Federal Government contracting.
It was in 2014/15 the the IG of NASA began investigating and brought this situation to light. The parent...
May 01 8:email@example.comI just found an article where the one guy responsible for the fake results got a 3 plus year prison sentence and a fine of over $170,000.......
May 01 8:10pm@2"..."
$46 million against $700 million of loses. Seems that $700 million should have been the fine.
Oh please stop the BS....This went on for 19 years and their QC didn't catch it...
Eating More Rice Could Help Fight Obesity, Study Suggests
Via: JohnRussell • 14 comments • 2 weeks ago
Eating rice may help prevent obesity, research suggests.
Experts found that people following a Japanese or Asian-style diet based on rice were less likely to be obese than those living in countries where rice consumption was low.
Researchers said low-carbohydrate diets – which limit rice – are a popular weight-loss strategy in developed countries but the effect of...
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It's a aquatic grass commonly called a false grain.
May 01 8:email@example.comRice is high in soluble and insoluble fiber which is great to clean out your veins. Brown and wild rice have much more of this than the white rice.
Of course drinking a decent amount of water is...
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May 01 8:email@example.comIf you want great steak you buy the best. If you want the best and most nutritional rice you get real wild rice (manoomin)...When you compare the white rice from a store to real wild rice it's like...
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Indeed it is Freefaller. I'm actually talking about manoomin and not the wild rice that they sell in stores. This is harvested by hand from the rivers and lakes in Minnesota and parts of...
May 01 7:27pm@2We have rice 4 to 5 times a week and have done this for years.
We eat a lot of real wild rice which is one of the basic foods for Ojibwe people.
We are what we eat as can be seen in much of...
Oldest human footprint found in the Americas confirmed in Chile: researcher
Via: Kavika • 16 comments • 3 weeks ago
An ancient footprint is pictured, having formed cracks due to desiccation after being extracted from its original site, in Osorno, Chile sometime in April 2019. Universidad Austral de Chile, Laboratorio de Sitio Pilauco/Handout via REUTERS
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - A 15,600-year old footprint discovered in southern Chile is believed to be the oldest ever found in the Americas,...
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Your avatar calls BS on that claim niijii...Those are sandals...LOL
On Holocaust Remembrance Day, the lessons endure for all of us
Via: JohnRussell • 46 comments • 2 weeks ago
On Holocaust Remembrance Day, the lessons endure for all of us
Holocaust survivors light a candle during the annual "Days of Remembrance" event at the Emancipation Hall of the U.S. Capitol on April 29, 2019 | Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images
By William Choslovsky
May 01 5:email@example.com"..."
Nor do they recognize the American Indian genocide..
May 01 5:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Seems the FBI disagrees with you..
May 01 4:email@example.com"..."
Indeed, people are wont to argue that plague and disease killed Native Americans in great numbers, which is true – Native Americans did die in mass numbers as a result of European...
May 01 4:44pm@8"..."
“Hitler’s concept of concentration camps as well as the practicality of genocide owed much, so he claimed, to his studies of English and United States history,” Toland wrote in his book,...
May 01 7:firstname.lastname@example.orgYes, I was at Dachau in 1959.
The sanctification of Donald Trump
Via: JohnRussell • 16 comments • 2 weeks ago
The sanctification of Donald Trump
‘Only God could deliver such a savior to our nation,’ campaign manager Brad Parscale says, echoing recent comments from other top aides.
For his closest advisers, President Donald Trump is a godsend — literally.
Trump’s campaign manager says the president was sent by God to save the country. The White House press secretary thinks God wanted...
May 01 12:40pm@4"..."
If that's true it proves that God is not infallible.
Becoming A Better Man, Woman, And Person – By Enoch And Raven Wing
By: Enoch • 19 comments • one week ago
Part of pastoral care is counseling.
The more alert among us know that we will never be perfect. They also are aware that we can always be better than we are. We are being what we actually are. Simultaneously we are becoming what we potentially can be.
In my traditional let me share some ideas for being a better man, woman; and person. For those who seek pathways to...
May 01 7:52am@6''Walk the Red Road''
Equality Act – a 'wrecking ball' on religious liberty
Via: Keep America Great! • 159 comments • one week ago
The Equality Act continues to draw strong criticism and warnings from advocates of traditional and biblical values – and voters are being encouraged to get hold of their representatives on Capitol Hill and urge them to vigorously oppose it should it come to a vote.
Dr. James Dobson … Alliance Defending Freedom … Dr. Michael L. Brown … National Religious Broadcasters … American...
May 01 7:email@example.comMore of the ''Sky is falling'' from the religion responsible for taking religious freedom from other Americans.....
Fossil of 85-foot blue whale is largest ever discovered
Via: Larry Hampton • 9 comments • 3 weeks ago
The blue whale is not only the largest animal alive today, it is the largest one that has ever lived. Now, analysis of a fossil found on the shore of an Italian lake hints at when, and perhaps how, the blue whale became such a behemoth.
The beast’s very large skull, described today in the journal Biology Letters , confirms that this ancient blue whale is the largest known in...
May 01 7:35am@4I'll bet that Jonah thought it was pretty cool.
What a discovery....
2 dead, 4 injured after shooting at University of North Carolina at Charlotte
By Phil Helsel and Caitlin Fichtel
Two people are dead, four were injured and a suspect was taken into custody after a campus shooting Tuesday at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte on Tuesday, officials said.
Police were called late Tuesday afternoon about a suspect armed with a handgun who had shot several students. Police disarmed the suspect, later identified by...