Via: Bob Nelson • 11 comments • 15 hours ago
It’s no secret that Donald Trump has appointed a lot of partisan, unqualified hacks to key policy positions. A few months ago my colleague Gail Collins asked readers to help her select Trump’s worst cabinet member. It was a hard choice, because there were so many qualified applicants.
The winner, by the way, was Wilbur Ross , the commerce secretary. That looks like an even...
Apr 17 3:email@example.comThats good because yours has about as much effect on me as Krugmans would.
Which is to say ..... none. So we are even. Ain't that cool?
Apr 17 2:firstname.lastname@example.orgAs you deserve the mad props for saying it. You really are the best.
Apr 17 2:email@example.com"..."
Thx .... that really means a lot to me. Especially coming from you.
Apr 17 1:08pm@3Krugman?
Is he still butt-hurt that he completely missed the economic success Trump is currently having?
What an asshat!
Mapping What Every State in America Is Best at
Via: Nerm_L • 6 comments • 9 hours ago
Nowadays, thanks to globalization and offshoring, it is much harder to find employers that exert such influence over a small town (with a few notable exceptions ). That being said, specific industries still tend to grow in clusters and can dominate the economy of a particular region. To understand this new reality, we mapped the most important industries by state according to the...
Apr 17 2:50pm@2Wow, look at all the states that it's Healthcare related.
Not good, not good at all.
In Gordon Ramsay's Lucky Cat, an 'Asian Eating House' embroiled in controversy
By Charles Lam
Chef Gordon Ramsay criticized a food writer last week who called a preview of his new restaurant, billed as an “Asian Eating House,” an “actual kitchen nightmare.” (That's a reference to one of his TV shows).
Among the observations that writer Angela Hui noted in her report on Ramsay’s Lucky Cat restaurant preview for Eater London was that she was the only East...
Apr 17 2:firstname.lastname@example.orgI think the three of us need to start up a restaurant. We can call it, Haggis and stuff. We would serve Haggis of course but also other fine delicacies from around the world. Ideas:
Apr 17 1:email@example.comI believe an old adage/poem applies here:
"You please some of the people all of the time
all of the people some of the time
but never all of the people, all of the time"
Show me a room full of...
It’s snowing in Northern Michigan and a large swath of the US
By: Sparty On • 50 comments • 6 hours ago
One last (hopefully) kick in the noogies from Mother Nature.
Thx Ma!! ❄️❄️
Apr 17 12:firstname.lastname@example.orgNice!
Apr 17 8:email@example.comGood thx ..... typical spring snowstorm for this part of the country. No snow on the ground prior to the storm, 3-4 inches after the storm, all melted the next day. I was raking leaves prior to...
Apr 15 2:firstname.lastname@example.orgI live up by Traffic City.
You know, the traffic capital of Michigan during the Cherry festival ... yeah buddy, we do love our fudgies ....
Apr 15 1:email@example.comNice!
The world is their oyster ...... if we don't let it get too screwed up in the meantime.
Apr 15 11:firstname.lastname@example.orgLol .... i suggest you plant grass ....
Apr 15 9:email@example.com"..."
Last i checked ..... yes. Perhaps you haven't been paying proper attention.
Apr 15 8:48am@9One of the things i like about Northern Michigan is we usually get four very distinctive seasons. I like that.
The only real downside is winters can get a little long. Like what happened...
Apr 15 8:firstname.lastname@example.orgDick!
J/K Kavika. Good for you.
Apr 15 8:email@example.com"..."
Not at all but as i told Buzz. It doesn't make it feel any better.
Apr 15 8:firstname.lastname@example.orgYeah, its not abnormal to get snow this late. I've played ball in snowstorms as late as early May.
But that doesn't make it feel any better.
Raymond Dalio recently pointed out (CBS) that during the tumultuous era of the 1930's, four of the worlds democracies chose dictatorship. America is now going through a political crisis and let no one doubt that it could happen here. What used to be a simple choice between the platforms of the two political parties or even the values of Conservatism vs Liberalism has been replaced by the...
Apr 17 11:30am@2Nice seed Vic.
Trump Accused Of Stealing $150,000 In 9/11 Disaster Relief Funds
Via: Don Overton • 127 comments • 16 hours ago
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) accused Trump of stealing $150,000 in disaster relief intended for small businesses after 9/11.
Rep. Nadler said on CNN’s State Of The Union, “9/11 happened in my district. I know a lot of people who suffered from it. I was involved. I was instrumental in getting funding for small business, grants for...
Apr 17 10:40am@14Nadler is nothing more than a present day Joe McCarthy. Make wild accusations with no evidence and investigate later .... hoping .... praying .... it will turn something up.
Donald Trump Is Not the Christ and Donald Trump Is Not the Antichrist
Via: Don Overton • 1 comments • 21 hours ago
I recently saw an article about a Hindu man in India who (literally) worships a picture of President Trump. But that doesn’t surprise me, given the nature of Hindu idolatry. What does surprise me is when a fellow-believer in Jesus tells me I’m a heretic and non-believer since I sometimes take issue with the president. (And remember: I voted for Trump and continue to support him.) That...
Apr 17 9:43am@1More sensationalist claptrap.
Most people don't idolize Trump. Same as most people don't hate him. Sure we have fringe groups who do but make no mistake, they are the minority. If you are...
Trump's controversial transgender troop ban takes effect
Via: Don Overton • 104 comments • 22 hours ago
Trump administration hates Vet
Trump's controversial transgender troop ban takes effect
Members of the LGBTQ community and their supporters slam the ban as 'bigoted' and 'irresponsible'.
14 minutes ago"As many as 15,000 transgender service members stand to lose their jobs," Army Staff Sergeant Patricia King, who is transgender, told ABC News this week
Apr 17 8:email@example.comAnd .... even if true, its a ridiculous comment.
More reason less emotion please .....
Apr 14 8:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Well, if my comment applies to all troops what difference could that possibly make?
This thread is not about me Don but is this where our resident lefties gang up in attack mode because I...
Apr 13 2:email@example.com[delete]
Apr 12 10:firstname.lastname@example.orgFirst hand experience while serving.
You have any of that?
Apr 12 7:email@example.comYou can’t put a price on some things.
Unit cohesion for one. I’ve got no issue with transgender troops serving until they cause issues with the unit. Like it or not, it is problematic....
Apr 12 7:firstname.lastname@example.orgYou ever get to northern Michigan let me know Doc. Drinks are on me. Semper Fi !!
Apr 12 1:49pm@3Can't we all just get along?
- Rodney King
Putting American flags on police cars sparks backlash in Laguna Beach
Via: Sunshine • 31 comments • 2 days ago • LOCKED
“People are screaming that the American flag on a police car is somehow or another ... hurting people’s feelings who might be immigrants or visitors,” said Councilman Peter Blake. “People are actually ridiculous enough to bring up comments about our cop cars having American flags on them.”
Apr 15 2:29pm@7screw em .... make the flags bigger!
Massive fire breaks out in Notre Dame cathedral in Paris
Via: Jasper2529 • 66 comments • 8 hours ago
A massive fire broke out at the famed Notre Dame cathedral in Paris on Monday afternoon, officials said.
Black smoke could be seen from a distance billowing out from the top of the medieval cathedral, while flames leaped out from two of its bell towers. The sight stopped pedestrians in their tracks along the Seine River, which passes under the cathedral.
A dramatic video...
Apr 15 2:19pm@6Wow, not good. Hate seeing old structures go up like that.
Former IRS Head Under George W. Bush Just Shattered Trump’s Big Lie About His Tax Returns
Via: Don Overton • 50 comments • yesterday
It's terrible that the republican administration flants our laws and the constituition
t that he is under no obligation to release his tax returns, even as the House Ways and Means Committee has formally – and legally – issued a request for them.
Mark Everson, the former IRS commissioner under George W. Bush, quickly smacked down Trump’s continued stonewalling, saying that the law...
Apr 15 2:email@example.comI predict some bureaucrat will ultimately release them, leak them, etc. Then it will be off to the next races for the looners. The Russian thing doesn't appear to be working out to their...
Apr 12 7:firstname.lastname@example.orgGood job, glad you finally fixed it.
Apr 12 9:21am@1No source of seeded content.
Monsters, Myths and Legends
By: Veronica • 91 comments • 2 days ago
Just a little fun thing. Tell us what your favorite monster, myth or legend is. Explain how it came to be your favorite, if it frightened you as a child, where you first heard of it - any kind of backstory.
It's all in fun so please do not disparage someone else monster, myth or legend.
I will go first:
Sasquatch - The first time I heard of him was when the Legend of Boggy Creek...
Apr 15 2:email@example.comCount your blessings, i've had that happen to me before but it was Brunhildy ..... from HR.
We don't get many HR complaints in our company ..... no one dares go near there .... a fine staffing...
Apr 15 9:52am@17The Dogman.
It's a Northern Michigan thing.
The Legend of the Dogmen
So you ever come here, on the seventh year ....... don't go out at night ...............
Dear Trump Supporters: You Lost The Right To Smear Biden When You Voted For A Sexual Predator
Via: Don Overton • 240 comments • 13 hours ago
Donald Trump and his supporters are having a field day in response to the news that former vice president Joe Biden’s affectionate style of politicking has made a handful of women uncomfortable over the years.
While these women aren’t alleging sexual assault, they do have the right to come forward and share any type of behavior that made them feel violated. It’s a demonstration of just how...
Apr 15 8:firstname.lastname@example.orgOMG!
Only Republicans have sex scandals?
Apr 14 10:email@example.comAgreed, we need to work at stopping both extremes from controlling the narrative.
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Apr 10 1:email@example.comNah, i'm just happy you appear to be so happy.
Apr 10 1:firstname.lastname@example.orgSounds like a very healthy relationship. Congrats!
Apr 10 1:email@example.com"..."
Perhaps you are talking about one of my comments:
Clearly intended to be tongue and cheek towards some peoples unmitigated gall in thinking they know what's in another persons...
Apr 10 10:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
When a father dotes on his daughter and gets lambasted for it i draw the line, no matter who it is. Biden may be a little creepy to some but i highly doubt that is his true...
Apr 10 9:email@example.com"..."
It's not except for perhaps the easily triggered.
Never in recent memory have so many, been triggered so much, by so little
Apr 10 8:firstname.lastname@example.orgIt really doesn't matter what OTHER people think of what he said. Especially the TDS butt-hurt platoon on the left.
It's kinda funny really. How accepting many of those folks are about...
Apr 09 4:email@example.comWell, pretty much what we've seen here so far is people arguing over which case of Herpes is the worst.
I would just as soon not get any case of Herpes but some here appear to feel otherwise....
Apr 09 2:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
All you need to know about the male brain and female brain for that matter:
That pretty much sez it all .....
Apr 09 9:email@example.comBazinga ..... spot on!
Apr 09 8:firstname.lastname@example.orgSOSDD for the people here doing it.
Apr 09 8:email@example.comYeah a mountain of lies, most of them made up and/or hoped for by a butt hurt media/far left wing crackpot platoon.
So bubba is a feminists best buddy right? You rationalize he's somehow...
Apr 08 1:firstname.lastname@example.orgWell i'm not really a good example for your little rant since i'm not smearing Biden. But then again i didn't smear Thomas or Kavanaugh either with highly biased, partisan hypocrisy like you...
Apr 08 1:21pm@1I love it when someone tells me i've lost a right for this inane reason or that.
It's usually so ...... Kafkaesque .... gotta love the party of inclusion though.
Dems gave $27M to children of illegal immigrants – not vets
ALBANY— Democrats set aside $27 million in tuition assistance for the children of undocumented immigrants in the new state budget — but wouldn’t add hundreds of thousands of dollars to expand a similar program for kids of deceased and disabled veterans.
A bill that has twice passed the state Senate — but never made it through the Assembly — would have added funding to a program...
Apr 15 8:email@example.comYes we are. Which isn't to say border security isn't also a valid concern. It is imo. Very much so.
That said, this only helps make the way the VA spends the money they do get more of a...
Apr 14 6:firstname.lastname@example.orgAgain we don’t disagree on that
Apr 14 6:email@example.comOn this we disagree on multiple levels Raven.
Border security, including where appropriate “barriers/walls/fences, etc” is not a waste imo. Congress wastes money on a lot of things much much...
Apr 14 6:firstname.lastname@example.orgYep, especially the politicians who secretly loathe the military while publicly saying they support it. They’re the worse kind.
Apr 14 6:email@example.com"..."
Yup, I quite enjoy our Marine Corp Times. Along with publications like Leatherneck, Marine Corps Gazette and Proceedings.
Good stuff imo.
Apr 14 6:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
I would much rather the money go to supporting needy “legal” US citizens. This includes but is not limited to: Veterans, schools, infrastructure, trades schools, teachers,...
'Coal is on the way out': study finds fossil fuel now pricier than solar or wind
Via: Bob Nelson • 67 comments • 4 days ago
“Even without major policy shift we will continue to see coal retire pretty rapidly,” said Mike O’Boyle, the co-author of the report for Energy Innovation, a renewables analysis firm . “Our analysis shows that we can move a lot faster to replace coal with wind and solar. The fact that so much coal could be retired right now shows we are off the pace.”
The study’s authors used...
Apr 14 10:email@example.comWrong, as noted above, you referenced one.
Apr 14 7:firstname.lastname@example.orgSure you did, you quoted someone who included it.
Short attention span or intentionally disingenuous? We both know it’s the latter.
Apr 13 5:email@example.comAnd that’s why I don’t waste too much time on you. Your bias.
Characterizing Solyndra as any kind of success is absolutely ridiculous. It was a complete flop. The program that funded...
Apr 13 2:firstname.lastname@example.orgNah, more like puzzled.
Apr 12 10:email@example.comLol .... that’s the best you got?
You’re losing it there Bobby.
Apr 12 7:firstname.lastname@example.orgNot anymore Bob. The failures for subsidized green energy companies have been copious in the US and elsewhere.
Try to BS someone else who doesn’t know the industry from a technical and personal...
Apr 12 1:email@example.com"..."
Not at all. I just get tired of all the false promises made by renewable energy advocates.
Most of them don't know their head from a hole in the ground but they're cool ..... green...
Apr 12 1:40pm@4I know what i'm going to say below is true for Natural Gas. Not 100% sure about coal. Coal might be closer due to all the emission control costs the EPA has added recently ....
Border chief says 'breaking point' has arrived
By: XDm9mm • 58 comments • 4 days ago
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Kevin McAleenan told reporters on Wednesday that the U.S. immigration system has reached a "breaking point" of illegal border crossings.
“Two weeks ago, I briefed the media and testified in Congress that our immigration system was at the breaking point. That breaking point has arrived this week at our border," McAleenan said in El Paso,...
Apr 13 2:firstname.lastname@example.org..... there willl be peace when you are done ....
Apr 04 1:email@example.com dot dot .... carry on wayward son
Apr 04 10:firstname.lastname@example.orgLol ... you are a real piece of work that's for sure.
Apr 01 12:email@example.comYeah, like usual you didn't look too hard. I found this on my first google search:
Migration was up in 2018 and its on pace to nearly...
Why Trump Will Lose IN 2020
By: JohnRussell • 125 comments • 2 days ago
Steven Beschloss @StevenBeschloss Mar 30
He cheats. He lies. He steals. He acts with cruelty. He relishes hate. It’s still stunning to realize millions & millions knew all this & still they wanted him to lead our country. It’s stunning to realize millions & millions are watching this now & still want him in charge....
Apr 13 2:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Nah, the EC did exactly what it was intended to do and therefore the sea hag didn’t win.
unfortunately a few folks are butthurt over it but not enough to ever change it. Time to finally...
Apr 11 1:email@example.comIn 2016, they chose ...... poorly.
Not to hear the pollsters tell it back then but there you go
Forward to 2019 and the butt-hurt remains. Becoming a chronic condition for many.
Apr 02 11:firstname.lastname@example.orgThey keep letting the moon-bats drive their narrative 2020 is going to be a very, very bad year for Democrats.
Apr 02 10:email@example.com"..."
I have my 590 for that. Line em up right and you can hope to get 10-12 zombies per trigger pull with double aught.
Thats like a hundy melons per reload ........
Apr 01 3:firstname.lastname@example.orgThe biggest problem i see with you is that you're 9mm and not 45!
Apr 01 1:email@example.comWhat happened in the mid terms was a typical occurrence .... some would say slightly less than typical .... a "typical" changing of the guards to the non incumbent POTUS party.
Apr 01 10:14am@2I'm having deja vu all over again ....
Tlaib Deceptively Accuses Jew and Black Conservative of ‘Hate Rhetoric’
Via: Keep America Great! • 24 comments • 2 days ago
(Joshua Paladino, Liberty Headlines) Islamic leftist Rashida Tlaib , D-Michigan, continued to spread propaganda on Monday, accusing a Jewish Zionist and a black conservative of spreading “hate rhetoric and extremism” linked to so-called “white nationalism.”
In a tweet, she said Mohammad Abu Salha, who lost family members in a hate crime, would have difficulty testifying in front of...
Apr 12 10:firstname.lastname@example.orgWanna bet?
Apr 11 1:email@example.comNo worries.
She'll be looking for a job after 2020. I'm sure some liberal media outlet or think tank will pick her up.
So like i said, no worries
Apr 11 1:firstname.lastname@example.orgLol and a nana nana boo boo to you!
Apr 11 10:email@example.comWell, in these cases apparently not. Tlaibs district was previously held by John Conyers. You might remember him as serving in congress for over 50 years and getting the boot over being a...
Apr 11 9:firstname.lastname@example.orgIts pretty simple, her district, like AOC's and Omar's districts are among the most liberal districts in the USA.
Republicans basically have zero chance of getting elected in those districts. No...
AP Interview: Pelosi: 'I don't trust Barr; I trust Mueller'
Via: Tessylo • 76 comments • 9 hours ago
AP Interview: Pelosi: 'I don't trust Barr; I trust Mueller'
Lisa Mascaro, AP Congressional Correspondent, Associated Press 13 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday questioned Attorney General William Barr's independence from President Donald Trump, arguing Barr's pursuit of Trump's claims about...
Apr 12 7:email@example.comLove to buy you a libation some day Raven. We don’t agree on a lot but you seen like a level headed, honest person.
I respect that. I can tell you have a lot of sincere honor and integrity....
Apr 12 8:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
They can be, i agree but in this case Barr is only doing what the law requires. Laws like this have existed for good reason for a long time. Now a few politicians want to change the...
Apr 11 3:email@example.comGive me a break. Stop with the disingenuous nonsense.
Everything that is allowed by law will be shared. Barr had said so over and over again, ad nauseam. You haven't even seen it yet and...
Apr 11 1:firstname.lastname@example.orgThe truth ..... she can't handle the truth!
Apr 11 8:49am@5How quick some people forget events like Watergate. Most younger people here probably don't know what Watergate was.
That said, i'm not sure what Pelosi's problem is. If their was illegal...
What I Learned When I Enrolled In A Race, Gender, And Oppression Studies Class
Via: Vic Eldred • 14 comments • 6 days ago • LOCKED
Anyone who has spent time on a college campus has likely run into victimhood ideology. Yet while many campus conservatives are put off by the identity politics and liberalism-run-amok that have transformed many academic departments into adult daycares, they often don’t try to understand the ideology corrupting the modern academy.
So I did exactly that. During my final semester in...
Apr 12 1:email@example.comA good worker drone programmed by Academia ....
Apr 12 1:firstname.lastname@example.orgWe are seeing the results of such an education today in congress, they gave us ..... AOC
Jamie Dimon: "‘The social needs of far too many of our citizens are not being met’"
By: Krishna • 45 comments • 6 days ago
(Photo: Wall Street Journal)
In annual letter to shareholders, J.P. Morgan CEO lists woes faced by increasing swaths of U.S. population.
“No one can claim that the promise of equal opportunity is being offered to all Americans through our education systems, nor are those who have run afoul of our justice system getting the second chance that many of them...
Apr 12 9:email@example.com"..."
Oh my ..... i better call in the dogs, piss on the fire and load up the shotgun ....
Apr 12 8:firstname.lastname@example.orgLol .... giving the Clinton Administration full credit for that are we? Perhaps you weren't alive back then so let me remind you of a thing called the "contact with America" pushed by a...
Apr 05 11:03am@10Oh BS ..... social spending in the US has more than doubled as a percentage of of our budget in the last 60 years.
The problem isn't that less...
Georgetown students vote on historic proposal to pay reparations to slave descendants
Via: It Is ME • 13 comments • 6 days ago
The plan is to charge undergraduate students a mandatory $27.20 fee per semester to benefit the families of 272 slaves sold by the university in 1838.
The referendum was called by the Georgetown University Student Association, but the school is not required to take up the fee even if the majority of students vote for it. Officials said the Washington, D.C. school would review the...
Apr 12 8:54am@4What Georgetown students think?
Candace Owens to Congress: Left Uses Terms Like White Nationalism For Power, To Scare Brown People
Via: Vic Eldred • 67 comments • 6 days ago • LOCKED
Conservative activist Candace Owens addressed a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Hate Crimes and White Nationalism on Tuesday and said the left uses such terms for "fear mongering, power and control." "There isn't a single adult today that in good conscience would make the argument that America is a more racist, more white nationalist society than it was when my grandfather was growing...
Apr 11 3:email@example.comLol ..... slow your roll bro ..... practice what you preach.
Apr 11 2:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Right back at ya there buddy.
Apr 11 2:email@example.comYeah, you didn't even watch it apparently. She addresses it clearly and concisely saying, among other things that, White Nationalism is not near as bad a problem as it was during her grandfathers...
Apr 11 2:firstname.lastname@example.orgDid you even watch the tape? She attacked them? All sitting up there high and mighty
First rep Lieu talked down to her by saying "of all people Republicans could have picked they picked...
Apr 11 1:email@example.com"..."
Feel free to illuminate all of us on what she said that was propaganda.
I for one would love to know.
Apr 11 1:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Absolutely zero doubt about that.
Apr 11 1:email@example.comLol ...... she bitch slapped Nadler and his cronies but good. Thought they were going to trample all over her. OOPS! I bet he peed his pants a little.
You're just afraid of a strong,...
Apr 11 10:firstname.lastname@example.orgExactly, me neither. I've seen them on TV. I've read about them in the papers and on blogs like this and yet the sky still hasn't fallen.
John, if it really gets as bad as you are trying to...
Apr 11 8:52am@2A strong, intelligent, successful black woman.
Love me some Candace Owens.
Man accused of abandoning pet fish has animal cruelty charges dropped
Via: Perrie Halpern R.A. • 56 comments • 6 days ago
By Associated Press
WILMINGTON, N.C. — Charges have been dropped against a North Carolina man accused of leaving his pet fish behind without food when he was evicted.
New Hanover County District Attorney Ben David told news outlets Tuesday that 53-year-old Michael Hinson is no longer charged with animal cruelty and abandonment. He says fish aren't protected under related statues...
Apr 11 1:email@example.comOnly mine
Apr 11 11:firstname.lastname@example.orgI'll have to check with the powers that be on that. All i do know is ...... six inches ..... is usually not six inches ..... damn fisherman are always lying ....
Apr 11 10:email@example.comEspecially Brown Trout as they tend to be bigger ......
Apr 11 10:firstname.lastname@example.orgI was looking for a satire tag or a source like The Onion but alas .... it was not to be ...
Apr 11 8:email@example.comHow about:
Report: Most Americans Have Fewer Than 5 Hobbies Saved For Retirement
Via: Nerm_L • 14 comments • 6 days ago
WASHINGTON—Encouraging those in their twenties to invest their time into extra leisure activities such as bocce ball every month, a new report revealed Tuesday that a majority of Americans have fewer than five hobbies saved up for retirement. “After working life ends, an individual needs, on average, 10 hobbies to live comfortably and meaningfully. However, according to our findings, roughly...
Apr 11 8:firstname.lastname@example.orgGood idea.
Think i'll get one of those little change purses so i can count out the exact change, one penny at a time.
Thats number six ..... only four more to go to get to the Onion approved 10.
Apr 10 2:email@example.comI aspire to a few more once i get there:
- slow driving tactics to piss off my fellow motorists
- causing trouble at the grocery store check out lane complaining about what frozen peas cost...
Apr 10 1:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Careful now, i know Kung Fu, Tai Chi and few other Chinese words ...
Apr 10 1:29pm@2Surprising .... as i can hardly wait.
The only problem i'll have is which hobby to pick.
Some on Mueller’s Team See Their Findings as More Damaging for Trump Than Barr Revealed
Via: JohnRussell • 140 comments • 6 days ago
Some on Mueller’s Team See Their Findings as More Damaging for Trump Than Barr Revealed
Attorney General William P. Barr has shown hints of frustration with how the rollout of the special counsel’s chief findings has unfolded. Credit Sarah Silbiger/The New York Times
WASHINGTON — Some of Robert S. Mueller III’s investigators have told associates that...
Apr 11 8:email@example.comSome folks have never seen an "Executive Summary" and/or don't understand the concept.
Apr 05 11:firstname.lastname@example.orgSparty on!
Apr 05 10:email@example.comOf course Nadler, who has a law degree, fully understands that so he's just pandering to his base. Hoping something will stick.
And a lot of the dumbasses are buying it. Pretty sad really.
Apr 04 4:firstname.lastname@example.orgWell, if true i guess at least they lasted until now.
Mueller must have threatened them with a Keelhauling down the USS Gerald Ford if they talked earlier.
I guess his sway over them is done now?
The Deadliest Tornado in U.S. History
Via: Kavika • 9 comments • 2 days ago
Overturned trains. Timber found miles away from where it had been stored. Trees felled. Fires and close calls. A letter that flew almost 100 miles. On a normal day in the Midwest in 1925, any one of these stories would have been worthy of front-page coverage. But March 18, 1925 was a day like no other the region had ever seen.
That day, a huge outbreak of tornadoes marched across a swath...
Apr 10 1:34pm@4Wow 300 MPH ..... that is hard to imagine.
Election 2020: Freedom VS. Socialism
Via: Keep America Great! • 20 comments • one week ago
This next election in 2020 is crucial to the survival of us as a nation. It is truly as House Minority leader Mark Meadows said recently, “It will be freedom vs. socialism.”
The democrat party of old is no longer the democrat party it once was, but the Democrat Socialist party. They are offering everything for free, free healthcare, free college, free housing, free jobs for everyone free...
Apr 10 10:email@example.comYes ...... woefully misinformed by CNN ..... hilarious.
You keep telling the lies with thinly veiled insults/rhetoric and i'll keep refuting it with proof and evidence.
No problem. I'm here to...
Apr 10 10:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Not going to waste my time and go any further than your first point. Perhaps you hoped no one would take the time to respond. Perhaps you thought if you told the lies enough they would...
Via: Bob Nelson • 7 comments • one week ago
I still remember my reaction when I first heard what happened to Thabo. It was 2015, late in the season. Thabo and I were teammates on the Hawks, and we’d flown into New York late after a game in Atlanta. When I woke up the next morning, our team group text was going nuts. Details were still hazy, but guys were saying, Thabo hurt his leg? During an arrest? Wait — he spent the...
Apr 10 9:email@example.comInteresting. Then where did he get his from John?
Apr 10 9:firstname.lastname@example.orgWhy would he? He got his.
From all those people he accuses of white privilege no less.
Canada to reject refugees with claims in other countries
Via: 1stwarrior • 53 comments • one week ago
Canada intends to change the law to make it harder for asylum seekers rejected by countries like the US to file refugee claims at the border.
The move comes as thousands of asylum seekers have crossed the border after their claims were rejected in the US.
Amendments were introduced on Monday evening in the Liberal government's 392-page omnibus budget bill.
An influx of asylum seekers...
Apr 09 5:02pm@2Bad Canadians .... bad!
Meet Piper the Airport dog
Via: Sparty On • 17 comments • one week ago
Wildlife Control at Cherry Capital Airport
K-9 Piper’s function is to increase safety by responding directly to reports of wildlife and conducting regular patrols. He spends most of his time chasing birds and other wildlife away from the runways and taxiways. Border Collies are perfect for this type of work because they are natural herders.
Apr 09 4:email@example.comNice KD!
Thanks for that!
Apr 09 4:firstname.lastname@example.orgYeah, they rip your guts out they leave that's for sure.
Makes me smile when i think of the times i met Piper and watched him work.
A real anti varmint fur missile he was ....
Apr 09 3:email@example.comNot sure but good question. I'll try to find out.
Apr 09 2:28pm@1I was driving by this airport the other day and thought about Piper. So meet Piper.
I met Piper years ago when working at this airport. Piper passed away last year.
He was good boy! What a...
Teaching Religious Views as Science
By: TᵢG • 143 comments • one week ago
Answers In Genesis is probably the most influential Young Earth Creationism organization. It is an organization with about $172 million in assets which aggressively promotes religious indoctrination of children into a literal interpretation of the Bible, most notably that the Earth is ~6,000 years old.
The organization holds that anything in science, philosophy, history, etc. that...
Apr 09 11:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
My bad, i was using your term. Thought i typed literalism and liberalism came out somehow. I see the site spell check doesn't like it. maybe it autocorrected
Apr 09 9:email@example.com"..."
Lol .... i was "hobbled" with "religious liberalism" and have managed just fine. Most people do manage just fine in that regard. Your attempted characterization isn't even close....
Apr 09 9:firstname.lastname@example.orgTrue but they free to be idiots or not. Better than being told by some faceless idiot in DC with no skin in the game.
Apr 08 11:email@example.com"..."
Whats my party? Yours appears to be Democrat from your position here but since i don't want to assume things i know little to nothing about i won't. You should try the same. [Deleted]...
Apr 08 10:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
True but its even sadder when some bureaucrat in DC thinks they know whats better for kids than their own parents.
They are welcome to try and tell us what we should or shouldn't do with...
By: Uncle Bruce • 20 comments • one week ago
Last Summer my son, the Marine, took my wife and I, and our two granddaughters out on the lake in a fishing pontoon boat for a day of sun, surf, and fishing. The boat was a loan from a retired Colonel Jason knows. Told him to take it out a few times and see if it had any problems. We all had a great time.
My wife enjoyed it so much, with the grandkids, and the fishing, that she started...
Apr 08 1:email@example.comCareful now ..... Kavika could sue you for sexual harassment talking about his fish like that.
Shame on you!
Apr 07 11:31am@1I see no fish .... c’mon man!
I'm a Submariner...Of course I'm an Asshole!
By: Uncle Bruce • 23 comments • one week ago
At the hospital having blood drawn. New records system didn't propagate my records, so they have to ask all the health questions again. Nurse: Do you drink alcohol? Me: I'm a Sub Sailor. Of course I do. Nurse: How much do you drink? 2 or more a day? Me: When ever I can. Nurse: Do you have feelings of hurting yourself, or hurting others? Me: Yeah, every snowflake liberal I meet I want to treat...
Apr 08 1:firstname.lastname@example.orgI take my fitness advise from booze and bad choices ....
Apr 08 1:email@example.comOr in your case .... a Booby Hatch ....
Apr 08 8:firstname.lastname@example.orgYeah it would be if it wasn't so true ....
Apr 07 11:email@example.comI’m sure they are equally unimpressed with tight-asses who have no sense of humor.
Apr 07 11:09am@3I don’t know.
Have a nephew who’s an officer on the USS Colorado and is a great guy.
Maybe it’s an enlisted thing ...... 😉
ICE arrests 280 at Texas firm, biggest immigration bust in a decade
Via: XDm9mm • 85 comments • one week ago
More than 280 employees of a north Texas telecommunications repair company were arrested by federal immigration officials in the largest worksite operation in more than a decade, Immigration and Customs Enforcement said.
ICE's Homeland Security Investigations unit executed criminal search warrants Wednesday at CVE Technology Group and four related businesses. CVE is based in Allen, about...
Apr 08 8:firstname.lastname@example.orgYes, pick up your hammer and sickle and revolt ...... check that, wrong time-frame ..... pick up your bike lock and ski mask and revolt!
Apr 04 3:email@example.comSpot on
Apr 04 1:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Thats good, you should be careful like that.
A couple ways to check out contractors is to make sure they are Licensed (if applicable), Bonded and Insured. While that doesn't guarantee...
Apr 04 1:email@example.com"..."
Yeah, we deal with this sort of thing all the time in the construction field and it is horseshit. Most of these bozo's are paying cash. Simply putting through the required paperwork to...
How the Left Keeps Me Religious
Via: Keep America Great! • 81 comments • 2 weeks ago
Nothing keeps me religious more than the left, not even religion itself.
I am not even particularly "spiritual." My religiosity is overwhelmingly rational (the title of my Bible commentary is "The Rational Bible"). I believe in God because creation rationally suggests a Creator.
The force that has most propelled me to religion is the great (secular) religion of the last hundred years:...
Apr 06 1:firstname.lastname@example.orgI read it before and it changes nothing. It seemed to me then and still seems to me that your comment is just a bunch rationalizing psycho babble.
Again, look no further than the accepted...
Apr 06 12:email@example.com"..."
This is the type of flawed logic that hamstrings some folks. Let’s talk definitions here.
So no divine intervention. How does that mean it’s an...
Apr 04 4:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
I couldn't agree more ....
Apr 04 4:email@example.com"..."
Lol well then, if you do. Good for you!
Just don't walk in front of me please .....
Apr 04 4:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
I'm really not sure that's the main cause for most people to be stressed and angry. If it was i suppose people of no faith should all be so happy they would be whistling zippity-do-da-day...
Apr 04 3:email@example.comTo each their own. For my part I find the idea of a faithless existence to be a shell of the existence i have chosen. As person educated and working in technical fields most of my life i've had...
Apr 04 1:firstname.lastname@example.orgWell, i see a whole lot a bumbling going on here right now .....
Apr 04 9:email@example.comGod doesn't bumble.
Mankind however does bumble on a regular basis
Apr 03 10:firstname.lastname@example.orgSome are, some aren't.
Regardless, a highly debatable topic.
Apr 03 9:email@example.comNah, he'd do it legally so he'd be fine.
Less emotion, more reason please.
The Brexit referendum helped break British politics. Could another one fix it?
By Alexander Smith
LONDON — Britain is mired deep in its most serious political crisis in a generation.
Almost three years ago, the country voted in a referendum to leave the European Union . But with lawmakers deadlocked on the issue, many believe that the only way out of this morass is to ask the people again.
The idea has gained momentum in recent weeks, from a...
Apr 05 9:29am@4Its nice to know we're not the only ones with a messed up, partisan, do nothing government. Well not really but there you go.
When the people vote for something and their elected government...
Woman arrested in racist graffiti that targeted Democrats and Native Americans in Oklahoma
Via: Kavika • 20 comments • 2 days ago
April 4, 2019, 10:16 PM EDT / Updated April 5, 2019, 12:25 AM EDT
By Suzanne Ciechalski and Phil Helsel
A woman has been arrested in a series of racist graffiti in the Oklahoma town of Norman, and she is also thought to have been behind Nazi and other hate messages at an Oklahoma City Democratic building and a Native American nation building, authorities said.
Apr 05 9:19am@5If i were king, I'd have her out there cleaning it up with a toothbrush. And I'd let her buddies come and help her as i'm sure we could find some outstanding warrants in that group of trailer trash
Trump seeks to cut foreign aid to 3 Central American nations
Via: 1stwarrior • 139 comments • one week ago
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Taking drastic action over illegal immigration, President Donald Trump moved Saturday to cut direct aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, whose citizens are fleeing north and overwhelming U.S. resources at the southern border.
The State Department notified Congress that it would look to suspend 2017 and 2018 payments to the trio of nations, which have been...
Apr 05 9:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Lol, you mean the ones that went to war so you could call them frightened old white farts? The ones who serve and protect your community each day, put out your fires, etc.
Apr 04 8:email@example.com"..."
You should get that checked out .....
Apr 02 9:firstname.lastname@example.orgNah, its still true. All most Americans want ..... Black, White, Brown, etc .... is for immigration to proceed in a controlled and legal fashion. Nothing new, its just policy the US has always...
Former FBI Director James Comey 'can't quite understand' why Mueller passed obstruction decision to Attorney General Bill Barr
Via: Tessylo • 64 comments • 2 weeks ago
Former FBI Director James Comey 'can't quite understand' why Mueller passed obstruction decision to Attorney General Bill Barr
MARK OSBORNE, Good Morning America 2 hours 53 minutes ago
Ex-FBI director confused by Mueller's obstruction decision
Apr 04 11:email@example.comAh yes .... the old Peewee Herman "i know you are but what i am?" gambit.
Well played sir, well played! Very compelling!
College admissions scam reveals the one percent's anxiety about the 0.1 percent
By Lynn Stuart Parramore
Having rich parents has always helped unlock the door to the best of what America has to offer — from the most desirable neighborhoods and schools to swank country clubs and professional positions. So what’s different now? Why are we seeing affluent people go to such extremes simply to get Junior into a good college ?
What’s happening is that the price...
Apr 04 10:firstname.lastname@example.org from many of the regulations that apply to traditional public schools—
Good to know. What regulations?
Relative to other states? Again good to know but so what? Problem is...
Apr 04 10:email@example.comWhat did i lie about?
I'll answer that for you. Nothing.
Nothing in that link directly refutes anything i've said or linked on the topic. Nothing. Yeah, some of it is weak-assed...
Apr 03 9:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Lol and i bet you said that with a straight face right?
You're really digging deep now. You quote one young Politico reporters opinion. Not very compelling.
That said, taxpayer...
Apr 03 8:email@example.com"..."
Not in Michigan. Charter school are held to the exact same standards as Public schools.
Please stop pushing this disinformation.
Wrong again for Michigan. Charter school...
Apr 02 2:firstname.lastname@example.orgThanks to you as well. It's nice to have a reasonable conversation here. It happens so little these days. Lots of trolls guarding their bridges i guess.
I love this time of year. Nothing...
Apr 02 1:email@example.comThere is a lot of misinformation being spread out there by politicians and union adherents. Some folks are more interested in bagging on Betsy Devos than dealing with facts.
Yes they are...
Apr 02 11:firstname.lastname@example.orgAgain, Charter schools are required to follow all the same laws and rules as public schools. That means no discrimination. They must accept all that apply if they have room for them.
Apr 02 10:email@example.comI agree, they should be open to the same scrutiny. A equal and fair scrutiny, same as any Public school.
In Michigan the same laws apply to Charters school and Public schools. As it should be.
Apr 02 10:firstname.lastname@example.orgSame thing that happens when a public school fails and closes.
You do know Public schools fail and close each year right.
Or perhaps you don't ......
Here you go sister:...
Apr 02 10:email@example.comAnd there is the debate and i disagree with your stance.
The Charter schools i speak of are not private schools of choice by say religion. Thats the distinction. Thats why its different....
Apr 02 10:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
True. Not anymore. Not since Charter Schools became an option.
Nope, wrong again. Unlike Public schools if they fail, they go out of business. Done, finito, gone. No...
Apr 02 10:email@example.comNo, i'm all for Public schools but they can't have a blank check to keep failing. Many have proven time and time again they are failng our kids. Charter schools would have never even started...
Apr 02 10:firstname.lastname@example.orgOne persons nonsense is many, many, many, many peoples common sense .... over in the many camp we all have hope that someday the one's might learn that.
Apr 02 10:email@example.comAnd a nanny nanny boo boo to you too
Apr 02 8:firstname.lastname@example.orgLol .... the only nonsense here is your post. Why do you even bother responding with drivel like that?
Apr 02 8:email@example.com"..."
Some are, most are not. Same is true for Public schools so whats you point?
Funds are getting "embezzled" by public teacher unions every day ....
Good job Betsy....
Christian business owners who show evidence of faith risk being shut down
Via: Keep America Great! • 111 comments • one week ago
Everett Piper, Washington Times Posted On 6:39 am April 2, 2019
If there was any remaining doubt, this past week’s news puts it to rest. Christians are now being punished in America.
From San Francisco, California to San Antonio, Texas, the church is being persecuted. Faithful Christians — those who still believe in the Bible as their rule of faith and practice — are...
Apr 04 9:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Fair enough. They set their hours rules and businesses are free to accept them or not start up there.
Apr 04 9:email@example.com"..."
I error on the side of choice on that as well. If a business feels it can make it with a schedule like that then more power to em. Leave it up to them. Also i don't know many...
Apr 04 8:firstname.lastname@example.orgI agree. Besides, the premise they used to refuse this new restaurant is built on a falsehood. Its rarely for the common good when a bureaucrat makes decisions for us like this.
Apr 03 12:email@example.com"..."
Me to ...
So my question is, do you feel their reasoning for not allowing a Chick -fil-a is fair and sound?
Apr 03 11:firstname.lastname@example.orgLol, so you aren't being intentionally snarky in your answers eh? Perhaps my snark meter needs readjusting ...... or yours .....
That said you didn't answer my question in 5.2.3 so i'll ask it...
Apr 03 10:email@example.comYes, i did read your comment.
Are you open to questions or should i just stop this train of thought right here?
Apr 03 10:firstname.lastname@example.orgDid you read the article?
It's as simple as this !
By: It Is ME • 32 comments • one week ago
Don't pray for an easy life, pray to be a stronger man. John F. Kennedy
Apr 03 1:01pm@3One word ..... Fluoride.
It's been sapping and impurifying our precious bodily fluids since its introduction to our water sources in 1946.
Credit to General Jack D. Ripper for pointing this...
AOC: Our side doesn’t name-call like those xenophobic, white supremacists on the right
Via: Keep America Great! • 39 comments • 2 weeks ago
MSNBC hosted a town hall event Friday night with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez discussing her Green New Deal. During a discussion in the second segment of the event, former Republican Congressman Bob Inglis suggested the left was in danger of becoming the thing it hated most, i.e. the Tea Party. He politely suggested that the crowd in Brooklyn (where the town hall was held) cheering for AOC was...
Apr 03 8:email@example.comAnd as we all learned in Physics ...... well some of us ..... nature abhors a vacuum
Or as Aristotle would say: Horror Vacui
Apr 02 10:firstname.lastname@example.orgIf:
The right calls you a lefty when you disagree with them and
The left calls you a righty when you disagree with them ....... you might be a Centrist ....
Here's your sign ....
Apr 01 8:48am@2I for one don't doubt that she's sincere.
Its just that her problem is her naivete is almost childlike in nature. She's very much like Trump in that she's got NPD big time, just like him....
New York teacher fired over topless selfie plans to sue school district
Via: JohnRussell • 28 comments • 2 weeks ago
New York teacher fired over topless selfie plans to sue school district
VIDEO AT LINK
BELLPORT, Long Island -- A middle school teacher from Long Island is planning to sue her former school district after she was fired, she alleges, for a topless selfie. Lauren Miranda, 25, has taught math at Bellport Middle School for the past four years.
She says a topless...
Apr 02 5:email@example.com"..."
There was a time that one could reasonably be expected to not know that.
The horse has left the barn and is now several counties over.
Its too bad but i expect her lawsuit is going nowhere.
Apr 02 2:firstname.lastname@example.orgWell .... the Internet is not known for its fairness that's for sure.
Apr 02 11:29am@7Nothing good comes from nude selfies.
Just ask Anthony Weiner
Vice President Joe Biden's talks to customers during a stop at Cruisers Diner, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, in Seaman, Ohio.
By Perrie Halpern
Let’s make no mistake as to what the intent of Ms. Flores’ New York Magazine article, "An Awkward Kiss Changed How I Saw Joe Biden” was. At a...
Apr 01 3:email@example.comThat takes on a whole other meaning in parts of the world where the hand doubles as toilet paper.
Wax on .... wax off as it were ...
Apr 01 2:firstname.lastname@example.orgYou know, i have little doubt that things like that happen and don't get reported for one reason or another when they should. Right after they happen.
But i really don't know how you can...
Apr 01 1:email@example.comBecause.
Apr 01 1:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Yep, spot on!
Apr 01 1:email@example.com"..."
I know and i rest my case.
Apr 01 1:firstname.lastname@example.orgI'm sure Perrie appreciates it.
Others? Not so much ....
Apr 01 1:email@example.com"..."
Apr 01 1:firstname.lastname@example.orgLol .... dude, you need to get a life.
Apr 01 1:17pm@8This is just a case of you reap what you sew.
That said i don't think Joe was ever a creeper on women anymore than Kavanaugh was.
I find it interesting that some people here were willing to...
AOC flubs history of FDR and change to Constitution
R ep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez D-N.Y., might want to brush up on some history after asserting, incorrectly, that Republicans in Congress amended the Constitution to kick President Franklin Delano Roosevelt out of office.
"They had to amend the Constitution of the United States to make sure Roosevelt did not get reelected," Ocasio-Cortez said Friday during a night hall event with MSNBC...
Apr 01 1:email@example.comI'm sure her Programmers/Handlers at BU are very proud of her
Apr 01 8:33am@2Yep, now there's a fine education of a fine student ....