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Trump's Old Attack On Obama Looks Really Awkward In Light Of New Allegations

Trump's Old Attack On Obama Looks Really Awkward In Light Of New Allegations


Via: Tessylo  •  61 comments  •  2 days ago
Politics Trump's Old Attack On Obama Looks Really Awkward In Light Of New Allegations Ed Mazza July 8, 2020, 3:29 AM EDT President   Donald Trump ’s academic history is coming under scrutiny as a new book alleges he cheated his way into college. Those accusations are more than a little ironic given his frequent and unsubstantiated claims that...
Jul 09 4:06pm @2.1.7 Number 3 - The Devil Wears Brooks Brothers
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott needs your help to beat the coronavirus: Wear a mask

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott needs your help to beat the coronavirus: Wear a mask


Via: Sister Mary Agnes Ample Bottom  •  136 comments  •  yesterday
Jul 09 2:51pm @4.2.30 That's smart and proactive
Jul 07 12:36pm @4.1.46 Is the pipe dream the cure or the vaccine?
Jul 07 11:45am @4.1.39 Exactly. And that's all they can do with COVID-19 for now
Jul 07 11:38am @4.1.37 I have a question for you. Name me one virus that can be cured, except for Hep C. Even the flu is "treated" with certain antivirals, but it doesn't cure it. Flu takes time, rest, and fluids to...
Jul 07 11:32am @4.1.35 You're reading into things and possibly overanalying people's intent. Nobody is trying to score points off of you
Jul 07 11:29am @4.1.34 Nowhere, we argue semantics because it's important to understand the difference between a "cure", "vaccine" and "eradication". Diseases that people used to die from now have cures. Scarlett fever...
Jul 07 10:32am @4.1.26 "..." I was going to say that we've eradicated small pox and polio. Babies still get polio vaccines but I don't believe anybody has been inoculated against small pox since the very early 70's. I...
Jul 06 4:01pm @4.1.10 A lot has changed in 57 years....
Jul 06 3:23pm @4.1.4 But there are numerous viruses that cause the common cold, both rhino and corona. It's my understanding that if you get a common cold virus you get an immunity from it (I could be wrong).
Jul 06 2:48pm @4.1.1 The science is not guaranteeing immunity if you get it. People have been re-infected.
Jul 06 2:25pm @3 I heard on the news this morning that hospitals in San Antonio and Houston are at capacity
Trump: 'I disagree' with Fauci on COVID-19 in the US

Trump: 'I disagree' with Fauci on COVID-19 in the US


Via: Tessylo  •  65 comments  •  23 hours ago
Politics Trump: 'I disagree' with Fauci on COVID-19 in the US July 7, 2020, 8:03 PM EDT Anthony Fauci (R) is the country's top immunologist and a key member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force Washington (AFP) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he disagrees with the assessment of the country's top immunologist, Anthony Fauci, on...
Jul 09 2:10pm @3.2.9 You were the one that told me I needed to go on their website to check and see if they had the dry food I like and the litter I like. Well, I did, and now I don't have to go Walmart for pet...
Jul 09 1:35pm @7.3.8 "..." Do you think that's why we see so much obtuseness and outright defiance here at NT?
Jul 09 11:22am @7.3.3 Nah.....
Jul 09 9:01am @7.3 Folks act like it's a crime to change your mind on something especially after you've received more information
Jul 09 8:59am @3.2.5 I get my pet stuff from Chewy.com. They're very good at letting me know if they're having a hard time getting my order to me.
Jul 09 8:58am @3.2.4 That instant milk is handy when you're making mashed potatoes and you don't have any milk. I've used it for something else, too, but can't remember
Jul 08 3:49pm @3 The University of Arkansas Medical Sciences school said that with their new modeling they are projecting a peak sometime at the end of October with 20,000 new cases daily.
What now for Prince Andrew? Royal faces scrutiny after Ghislaine Maxwell's arrest

What now for Prince Andrew? Royal faces scrutiny after Ghislaine Maxwell's arrest


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  30 comments  •  yesterday
Jul 09 1:15pm @2.1.2 I did not know that.
Jul 09 9:30am @2.1 The Duke of York will never see the inside of a prison
Jul 09 9:06am @1.1 That's too bad, too. But I bet they have some good writers at the BBC who could do this justice
Satanic Temple plans to sue Mississippi if state puts 'In God We Trust' on flag | TheHill

Satanic Temple plans to sue Mississippi if state puts 'In God We Trust' on flag | TheHill


Via: JohnRussell  •  59 comments  •  18 hours ago
Jul 09 11:33am @3 Arkansas schools are required to post signs that say "In God We Trust" in every class room. This started about 2 years ago and they are still there
Statue of Melania Trump set on fire in Slovenia | TheHill

Statue of Melania Trump set on fire in Slovenia | TheHill


Via: JohnRussell  •  12 comments  •  2 days ago
Jul 09 10:47am @6 It's not a very good likeness...unless he was going for the "inner beauty"
Trump’s Tax Returns Face Judgment Day at U.S. Supreme Court

Trump’s Tax Returns Face Judgment Day at U.S. Supreme Court


Via: JohnRussell  •  46 comments  •  20 hours ago
Jul 09 10:31am @6.1 Looks like my crystal ball needs a good dusting. I just saw that. Two of his own appointees voted against him
Jul 09 9:07am @3 My crystal ball says 5-4 in trmp's favor
GOP Rep. Becomes Weirdly Violent With Mask, Rants About Nazis In Bonkers Video

GOP Rep. Becomes Weirdly Violent With Mask, Rants About Nazis In Bonkers Video


Via: Tessylo  •  12 comments  •  2 days ago
U.S. GOP Rep. Becomes Weirdly Violent With Mask, Rants About Nazis In Bonkers Video Ed Mazza July 9, 2020, 2:21 AM A Republican lawmaker in Louisiana has launched a strange new kind of attack ad in which he fights a piece of paper and a mask . In a video released on Facebook, state Rep. Danny McCormick crumples a piece of paper with a...
Jul 09 9:58am @4 "..." I bet he doesn't feel the same way about abortion
Who Are Your Favorite Movie Characters ?

Who Are Your Favorite Movie Characters ?


By: JohnRussell  •  53 comments  •  18 hours ago
Not the actor, not the movie, but the character in the movie.  Characters in made for tv movies or miniseries can be included.  I think all of us have many favorite characters, but here are a few of mine.  Frank Bullitt  in Bullitt    (Steve McQueen) Sully in Nobody's Fool   (Paul Newman) Rooster Cogburn in True Grit (John Wayne)  Viola...
Jul 09 9:22am @17 Colonel Nathan Jessup - A Few Good Men Lt Col - Mathew Markinson - A Few Good Men Barney Greenwald - The Caine Mutiny Stephen Maryk - The Caine Mutiny
UN expert urges global ban on gay 'conversion therapy'

UN expert urges global ban on gay 'conversion therapy'


Via: Gordy327  •  19 comments  •  2 days ago
Jul 09 8:48am @2.1.9 I knew somebody would have the right answer. Thanks, Gordy! And....the LGBQT community had very little political power in 1975, so those who say it was changed due to political pressure need to...
Jul 08 4:39pm @1.1.2 They can't be helped. The woefully ignorant will always be with us
Jul 08 4:39pm @2.1.4 The DSM-V or whatever number is now dropped homosexuality as a mental disorder way back in the 70's.
Tucker Carlson suggests Sen. Tammy Duckworth, who lost her legs in Iraq, hates America

Tucker Carlson suggests Sen. Tammy Duckworth, who lost her legs in Iraq, hates America


Via: JohnRussell  •  236 comments  •  13 hours ago
Jul 08 3:52pm @11.3.2 Well, that seems to go against personal values and integrity, doesn't it?
Jul 08 3:00pm @2.1.19 He may be a veteran...but he shows absolutely no respect to his constituents FYI....he was in an infantry unit but did most of his tour in the rear with the gear
Jul 08 2:58pm @2.1.18 He sure doesn't. He forgot where he came from...until it's time to get people to donate to him!
Jul 08 2:57pm @6.1.24 I think he's upset that I won't visit his seeds and add to his comment count
Jul 08 11:54am @8.4.1 If you ever actually said anything I agreed with...I would keep it to myself and definitely not announce to the NT world.
Jul 08 11:53am @11.3 Do you know he's a registered Democrat?
Jul 08 11:52am @9.1 At least he's not wearing that silly bow tie any more. He looked like Howdy Doody when he wore that thing
Jul 08 11:51am @8.2.9 Now I need an Advil......and an emesis basin
Jul 08 11:49am @7.1.1 I see your point...but Tucker could have enlisted when the Operation Desert Shield/Storm was proceeding. He didn't.
Jul 08 11:48am @6.1.19 Nope. I won't visit your seeds and frankly, I don't give a damn
Jul 07 11:24am @6.1.7 Then I was wrong nice knowing ya
Jul 07 11:22am @8.2.7 He was a printer/publisher. He published a newspaper and Poor Richard's almanac. He probably needed the slaves to work the printer
Jul 07 11:14am @8.2.5 I stand corrected. They didn't teach us that in PA history in 9th grade. Thanks, John
Jul 07 11:06am @8.2.3 Good points tho may I point out that Franklin never owned slaves
Jul 07 11:02am @6.1.4 Was the entirety of trmp's speech posted here? No, just a snippet and I am not going to go looking for his speech and then listen to his voice ramble on about how great he is
Jul 07 10:56am @6.1.2 "..." I was talking about Senator Duckworth because I thought you were based on this sentence I copied from your comment in 6
Jul 07 10:53am @8.2.1 He was the result of his times. He was born into privilege and wealth. We can't fault him for that. The time of the revolution was known as "The Enlightenment". Many of our founding fathers took...
Jul 07 10:23am @8 I don't want to see statues of George Washington or Thomas Jefferson removed because they are founding fathers. Yes, they were slave owners. Does that make them less than what we remember them for?...
Jul 07 10:10am @7 So....did Tucker serve in the military? No? So who the hell is he to question her patriotism?
Jul 07 10:09am @6.1 I didn't hear her call Lincoln a traitor. I heard her talking about "dead traitors" and I take that to mean people like Jefferson Davis, Stonewall Jackson, and others who served the Confederacy
GOP State Lawmaker Demands Americans ‘STOP GETTING TESTED’ For Coronavirus

GOP State Lawmaker Demands Americans ‘STOP GETTING TESTED’ For Coronavirus


Via: Tessylo  •  68 comments  •  3 days ago
U.S. GOP State Lawmaker Demands Americans ‘STOP GETTING TESTED’ For Coronavirus Lee Moran July 8, 2020, 4:59 AM EDT A GOP state lawmaker in Ohio ― one of several states currently seeing a spike  in new coronavirus infections ― urged constituents to “STOP GETTING TESTED” for COVID-19 in a Facebook post on Tuesday. “Are you tired of...
Jul 08 2:29pm @3.5.8 thanks
Jul 08 2:29pm @3.5.7 Why are you two being so goddamned trivial about this? Why don't you discuss the subject of why this man objects to people wearing face mask and "urging" people to stop getting tested. I would...
Jul 08 2:27pm @3.5.5 When I think of in the image of God, I imagine the entire body but with a blank face
Jul 08 1:31pm @3.4.1 "..." If I remember my 4th grade grammar lessons correctly, that is an imperative statement...which means a demand
Jul 08 1:12pm @3.2.9 OMG....
The Surprisingly Cool History of Ice | Mental Floss

The Surprisingly Cool History of Ice | Mental Floss


Via: JohnRussell  •  23 comments  •  3 days ago
Jul 07 4:15pm @4.2.2 I've only seen them in movies. Aren't they the very large tools that look like a pair of tongs only with sharp points?
Jul 07 3:25pm @1.1.4 Then I won't complain too much, but you don't have the humidity we do here in Arkansas. At least it cools down at night, doesn't it?
Jul 07 2:56pm @4.1 But the New England states get a good deal of precipitation between October and June
Jul 07 2:55pm @1.1.2 I still wouldn't back in the early 1800's. I know what cows do in ponds.
Jul 07 2:45pm @2.2 It's the quantity that they're sending and the size of the blocks. If you pack in a storage area in the bottom of the ship, it's not gonna melt very well especially if it's not getting any light...
Jul 07 2:43pm @1.1 I went out at 1100 CDT for lunch today and it was already 90 degrees. Didn't people get sick from consuming that ice? I mean, it came out of ponds, right? Would you drink the water from a pond?
Trump Tweets Out Yet Another Blatant Appeal To White Grievance

Trump Tweets Out Yet Another Blatant Appeal To White Grievance


By: JohnRussell  •  20 comments  •  4 days ago
Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump · 53m Has @BubbaWallace apologized to all of those great NASCAR drivers & officials who came to his aid, stood by his side, & were willing to sacrifice everything for him, only to find out that the whole thing was just another HOAX? That...
Jul 07 11:13am @6.1.3 "..." Unlike the seeds on how horrible liberals are, eh? Nah.....there's no hatred in the daily liberal bash fest!
Trump Believes That He Is Losing Because He Hasn’t Been Racist Enough

Trump Believes That He Is Losing Because He Hasn’t Been Racist Enough


Via: JohnRussell  •  25 comments  •  4 days ago
Over the past month, Joe Biden has opened up a   double-digit lead   over Donald Trump in national polls. That same period witnessed the following milestones in American political life: • For the first time since the movement’s inception, Black Lives Matter won the support of a large majority of voters — and   a slim majority of   white   ones . • The percentage of Americans...
Jul 07 9:52am @6 So the one thing I thought he did right (prison reform) he says he regrets. wow
Laser light experiment shows which types of face masks work best

Laser light experiment shows which types of face masks work best


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  81 comments  •  3 days ago
Jul 06 3:58pm @1.1.4 "..." Mostly because they may have to intubate the patient. It also makes it a lot easier to pass gas to the patient when s/he is not wearing a surgical mask and keep oxygen flowing
Jul 06 3:56pm @1.1.3 My damn edit button isn't working I meant to say "if I have it and don't know it"
Jul 06 3:55pm @1.1.2 "..." That's why I wear one. I don't want to infect others if I haven't and don't know it
WHO halts hydroxychloroquine trials after failure to reduce death

WHO halts hydroxychloroquine trials after failure to reduce death


Via: JBB  •  14 comments  •  5 days ago
And here I thought I read hydroxychloroquine was worth a damn...butt I guess not!
Jul 06 3:00pm @4.1.1 It's ironic how agencies can't change their views on an evolving virus but I'm expected to change my political views by the comments shared here.
136,000 Americans DEAD from COVID19

136,000 Americans DEAD from COVID19


By: Eat The Press Do Not Read It  •  112 comments  •  4 minutes ago
And, still, the Sociopath in the White House refuses to wear a FACE MASK. Trump is juvenile, dangerous, and a continuous threat to the safety and well being of all Americans. What kind of world leader refuses to wear a mask during a pandemic because it makes him look weak. Is he still in the 7th grade? What elected leader to a public office has the temerity to calls a PANDEMIC, "Fake?"...
Jul 06 2:04pm @3.1.2 The Stamp Act didn't help lead to the Revolutionary War?
Coronavirus survivors banned from joining the military

Coronavirus survivors banned from joining the military


Via: JBB  •  7 comments  •  5 days ago
Jul 06 2:01pm @1.1.2 We may have to resort to a draft
Mexico closes border in Arizona as coronavirus cases in both countries surge

Mexico closes border in Arizona as coronavirus cases in both countries surge


Via: Sister Mary Agnes Ample Bottom  •  84 comments  •  4 days ago
Jul 06 12:48pm @3.4.11 Is it too much to ask that you stick with what Buzz is presently discussing? IMO, bringing up something somebody said a few months ago borders on being severely off-topic
Trump Campaign T-shirts Condemned for Displaying 'Nazi-Inspired' Symbol

Trump Campaign T-shirts Condemned for Displaying 'Nazi-Inspired' Symbol


Via: Ender  •  52 comments  •  5 days ago
Jul 06 9:18am @6.1.7 I've got my notebook and my pencil, Teacher!
Jul 02 4:40pm @6.1.2 stop it! stop it! stop it! Wait....I just got it. Thumbs up, Adam!
Jul 02 4:37pm @1.2.3 You know they aren't going to read your history lesson. Somebody's got it in his head that he has to counter Ender's article with trash
Jul 02 4:34pm @6.1 I would be horrified!
Jul 02 4:33pm @4.1.2 you really do have some issues. Most people would just let that roll off their back.
Jul 02 4:17pm @5.2 So what you're saying is that trmp's campaign is so unimaginative they have to go to a website and look for an emblem instead of designing  one of their own
Republican / Conservative/ Trumpster  Battle Cry For 2020

Republican / Conservative/ Trumpster Battle Cry For 2020


By: JohnRussell  •  143 comments  •  6 days ago
"THAT MAN (or woman) HARASSED ME FOR NOT WEARING A MASK" !!!!!  the woman yelled at employees and customers, saying that people were harassing her for not wearing a mask, including calling them "Democratic pigs" as she slammed her basket down. https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/viral-video-shows-woman-berating-184800874.html William F Buckley and Barry Goldwater...
Jul 02 2:06pm @2.3.10 No...you didn't.
Jul 02 1:10pm @2.3.8 I'm beginning to wonder if Sparty bothered to watch both videos. He acts like they are the same
Jul 02 9:01am @7.1.11 It makes sense. Of course...when does a woman decide to have the implants because don't they continue to have babies up until menopause?
Jul 02 8:59am @2.3.6 You're wrong
Jul 02 8:57am @1.2.3 Good Lord! You're spinning so fast you're in danger of opening up a black hole!
Jul 01 3:59pm @1.1.7 Yeah...like I stated upthread, I can't maintain a hissy fit like that for more than 10 seconds without going into a coughing fit. And my only breathing problem is I smoke too much. I would think...
Jul 01 3:19pm @3.1.6 Salute!
Jul 01 2:50pm @3.1.2 I'm over here rolling with laughter I just have a hard time believing you farted in front of that lady. You seem like a nice man.
Jul 01 2:43pm @2.1 Why do people have to act like this?
Jul 01 2:41pm @1.1.1 It's an excuse. I would think that someone with a breathing problem would start coughing in a few seconds after raising their voice that loudly. I can't scream at people without going into a...
Jul 01 2:38pm @3.1 I'm giving you one of those skeptical looks right now. You don't come across that way on NT
Welcome to the United States of 'Idiocracy'

Welcome to the United States of 'Idiocracy'


Via: JohnRussell  •  19 comments  •  one week ago
When Mike Judge's movie "Idiocracy" came out in 2006, almost no one saw it. (The film grossed less than $500,000 at the box office.) Now everyone should see it. Luke Wilson plays an average Joe who is put into suspended animation and reawakens 500 years later to find himself the smartest person in America because everyone else has gotten so dumb. The No. 1 TV show features contestants...
Jul 02 11:49am @1.3.4 [deleted]
Jul 02 11:38am @1.3.2 Why don't you tell us? It''s ok, BF. Everybody fails from time to time
Jul 02 9:38am @2 Do you remember the beginning of the movie where the smart people aren't having babies but the dumb people are having exponential amounts? That's why it happened.
Warrior Nun

Warrior Nun


By: evilgenius  •  10 comments  •  5 days ago
Netflix starts a new ten-episode series based off the manga novels by Ben Dunn. Simon Barry (Continuum), Terri Hughes Burton (The 100, Eureka) and Amy Berg (Counterpart) are producing. The official synopsis is:  Inspired by the manga novels, Warrior Nun revolves around a 19 year-old woman (Alba Baptista) who wakes up in a morgue with a new lease on life and a divine artifact embedded...
Jul 02 8:55am @1.1.4 Or rulers
Trump Signs Off on Pentagon Strategy to Withdraw 9,500 Troops from Germany | Military.com

Trump Signs Off on Pentagon Strategy to Withdraw 9,500 Troops from Germany | Military.com


Via: Ender  •  41 comments  •  one week ago
Jul 02 8:41am @4.1.10 I agree with you on this. Maybe we could move some of those troops from Germany to Japan
Jul 01 2:34pm @2.1.1 Yeah, I know what you mean. I wonder if Hitler would have gone empire building if someone else had left some peacekeepers behind after WWI
Jul 01 2:12pm @2 I can see both sides to this. NATO countries should be spending more to defend their own turfs. However, I think an American presence is a deterrent to any country that may take it upon themselves...
Meet the Supporters Trump Has Lost

Meet the Supporters Trump Has Lost


Via: JohnRussell  •  36 comments  •  one week ago
A significant majority of people who voted for him in 2016 are planning to do so again. What is different about those who’ve had a change of heart? For some, the disenchantment started almost as soon as Donald J.   Trump   took office. For others, his handling of the coronavirus and social unrest turned them away. For all of them, it’s highly unlikely they will vote for him again....
Jul 01 1:12pm @4.1 I saw this on face book yesterday. I salute him!
Jul 01 11:27am @2.2.2 You're right, TiG. Twenty years, hell even 10 years ago, Biden would've wiped the stage with trmp. I still think there's some gitty up go in the ol' boy but we have to wait and see
Jul 01 11:25am @1.2.1 I thought the prison reform bill was a good idea. But his tax break wasn't so good for us little people
Senate strips provision from intelligence bill requiring campaigns to report foreign election help - CNNPolitics

Senate strips provision from intelligence bill requiring campaigns to report foreign election help - CNNPolitics


Via: Ender  •  23 comments  •  one week ago
Jul 01 1:10pm @3 What a nice gift to trmp all tied up with a bow
Woman shot in back while trying to steal man's Nazi flag, authorities say

Woman shot in back while trying to steal man's Nazi flag, authorities say


Via: Tessylo  •  29 comments  •  one week ago  •  LOCKED
U.S. Woman shot in back while trying to steal man's Nazi flag, authorities say David K. Li and Dennis Romero June 30, 2020, 6:30 PM EDT An   Oklahoma man who proudly flies Nazi flags   at his home opened fire on a young woman who tried to steal one of those banners, officials said. Alexander John Feaster (Garfield County Sheriff's...
Jul 01 11:13am @2.1.9 Now that I agree with! I'm glad she's going to be ok
RIDICULOUSLY EASY MOVIE QUIZ - DEDICATED TO JUNIOR RUTABAGA

RIDICULOUSLY EASY MOVIE QUIZ - DEDICATED TO JUNIOR RUTABAGA


By: Buzz of the Orient  •  33 comments  •  yesterday
RIDICULOUSLY EASY MOVIE QUIZ - DEDICATED TO JUNIOR RUTABAGA Please do not post your answers as comments, but send them to BUZZ OF THE ORIENT in a Private Note and I will reply with your score and the correct answers. Number your answers the same as the questions.  In the movie Pretty Woman, Julia Roberts played the part of a hooker.  True or False?  2    In the movie...
Jul 01 11:01am @4.2 Take off your shoes and count them yourself.
Jul 01 10:43am @3 I want bonus points for knowing the name of the object found in the producer's bed
Trump struggles as furor grows over reported Russian bounty offer to kill U.S. troops

Trump struggles as furor grows over reported Russian bounty offer to kill U.S. troops


Via: Tessylo  •  40 comments  •  one week ago  •  LOCKED
Politics Trump struggles as furor grows over reported Russian bounty offer to kill U.S. troops Laura King June 28, 2020, 3:34 PM EDT President Trump, confronted with a damaging report that Russia offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants to kill American and allied troops in Afghanistan, declared Sunday on Twitter that he was   never briefed...
Jul 01 10:24am @5.4.2 It has been a long time. It's good to see you again. Hope you are well. Well...I'm no Marxist because I do believe in healthy capitalism. What we've got right now is not healthy. What happens when...