Hug a Moderator Day
By: Trout Giggles • Metafied • 28 Comments • 1 Like • 6 days ago
“"Have you hugged a moderator today?"”
I'm declaring September 6 as the official "Hug a Moderator Day" on Newstalkers. You mods really do have a thankless job and I appreciate the job you all do...and I do mean ALL of you. All of you are fair in your moderation even tho sometimes when I get a ticket I'm like "WTF??" but then I get...
Farmers Reel After Sonny Perdue Mocks Them As 'Whiners' Amid Trade War Bankruptcies
Via: Trout Giggles • SiNNERs and ButtHeads • 16 Comments • 3 Likes • one month ago
““What do you call two farmers in a basement? A whine cellar.””
America’s farmers have apparently been demoted by the Trump administration from “great patriots” to “whiners,” according to a tone-deaf joke by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Farmers, struggling with plunging income and bankruptcies amid President Donald Trump’s trade war, were stunned....
My Favorite Mac N' Cheese Recipe
By: Trout Giggles • THE NEWSTALKERS COOKBOOK • 92 Comments • 9 Likes • 2 weeks ago
“"First...find the blue box...."”
Seriously, mac n cheese is one of my favorite foods. I can eat it with anything or just by itself. My mother didn't like it so we never got anything but the blue box when I was growing up. And since only Dad and me liked it, Mom didn't think it was worth learning how to make it. So...enough...
READ: Washington National Cathedral Asks: ‘After Two Years of President Trump’s Words and Actions, When Will Americans Have Enough?’
Via: Trout Giggles • SiNNERs and ButtHeads • 38 Comments • 5 Likes • 2 months ago • LOCKED
““The escalation of racialized rhetoric from the President of the United States has evoked responses from all sides of the political spectrum.””
On Tuesday, July 30, 2019, the clergy of the Washington National Cathedral had had enough. And they asked when others in the United States would too. The National Cathedral issued a rare public statement titled “Have We No Decency? A Response to President.” Signed by The Right Rev. Mariann...
Papas con Chile
By: Trout Giggles • THE NEWSTALKERS COOKBOOK • 10 Comments • 4 Likes • 2 months ago
This is a good side dish with Mexican food. I make these when we do fajitas, enchiladas, and chimichangas. It's easy. 4-5 medium red-skinned potatoes 1/2 stick butter 1/2 container of sour cream (8 oz?) can of green chiles, unless you have your own Hatch chiles shredded cheddar cheese Boil...
What would you do for a Klondike Bar?
By: Trout Giggles • SiNNERs and ButtHeads • 80 Comments • 9 Likes • 2 months ago
“Seriously....what would you do for a Klondike Bar?”
https://youtu.be/gAsuUMyia7o Any of you old to remember that commercial and jingle? I'll tell you what I did yesterday to deserve a Klondike Bar. I got my pupils dilated and didn't kick and scream or carry on about my eyes burning. And that's the first time ever, too! Then I got in the car,...
Missing Cat Found 14 Months After Disappearing, Living in a Pet Food Factory and Twice His Original Size
Via: Trout Giggles • SiNNERs and ButtHeads • 26 Comments • 7 Likes • 4 months ago
““He used to be very naughty and liked to go outside a lot. We thought somebody must have taken him in as he’s such a lovely cat. We started a...”
Clive’s owners were completely distraught when he disappeared from their home in 2014 – and later amazed to learn he’d been living the life of a gourmet down the road. A family cat which disappeared 14 months ago has piled on the pounds, having been found living in a nearby PET FOOD factory....
New Member application
By: Trout Giggles • Herding Cats • 60 Comments • 3 Likes • 4 months ago
“"Let me in!"”
I've had a request from Split Personality for membership. According to the Rules anybody can object to the nomination but must state so privately. All affirmations to his nomination can stay in this discussion. I've worked with Split P since the NV days as moderators for Butt Heads. He's a good...
What Actually Happens When a Country Bans Abortion
Via: Trout Giggles • SiNNERs and ButtHeads • 78 Comments • 13 Likes • 3 months ago
“Romania under Ceausescu created a dystopian horror of overcrowded, filthy orphanages, and thousands died from back-alley abortions.”
As lawmakers in Alabama this week passed a bill that would outlaw abortion in the U.S. state entirely, protesters outside the statehouse wore blood-red robes, a nod to Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale, in which childbearing is entirely controlled by the state. Hours later,...
Is it too soon to talk about GoT Series Finale?
By: Trout Giggles • pleasure • 84 Comments • 2 Likes • 4 months ago
“"What the hell was that?" - Trout Giggles”
Can we talk about it? I'm a bit disappointed with the ending but we were warned that George RR Martin does not like happy endings.