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June 30, 2019

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Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

Foist!

henry

Was Trump gonna do a big thing on the 4th?

Narciso79

What do you mean we:

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/how-we-destroyed-sukarno-1188448.html%3famp

Dave (in MA)

Here's MEAT HEAD

Rob Reiner@robreiner
Putin, MBS, Kim. Trump has never met a murderous dictator he didn’t like. And as the pathologically lying idiot walked across the DMV for his photo op, he took another big step towards betraying Democracy. #ImpeachmentInquiryNow

Matthew Betley@MatthewBetley
Matthew Betley Retweeted Rob Reiner
Tell me about it. I hate going to the DMV. The lines are long, and my picture never turns out like I want it to.

henry

Trump posted a vid:

https://twitter.com/realdonaldtrump/status/1145494128190480384?s=21

rich

Posted by: henry | June 30, 2019 at 08:52 PM

some mean tweets maybe?

Narciso79

He really didnt have anything to do with princess bride or spinal tap really

Captain Hate

Meathead is such a retarded dumbass.

Sláinte

https://www.beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/1199/401036/

Narciso79

Poldark occurs in a roughly contemporaneous period to Jane Austen no?

Jack is Back!

Dave at 8:55

👍

rich

brewed once! won't be finding that one around.

Jack is Back!

Heavy thunder and lightning, Not much rain but my big Beagle doesn't like it. The other two, meh.

Not much rain or wind. but we have fireworks.

rich

>>>Longer this goes without being ended, the worse it'll be when it does explode.

Posted by: Another Bob | June 30, 2019 at 12:33 PM<<<

i'll rate this as a 10. well said.

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

A pastor decided to skip church one Sunday morning and go play golf.

He told his assistant pastor that he wasn’t feeling well.

He drove to a golf course in another city so no one would recognize him.

He teed off on the first hole, and a huge gust of wind caught his ball. The ball carried an extra hundred plus yards and dropped right in the hole for a 450 yard hole-in-one.

An angel looked at God and asked, “What did you do that for?”

God smiled and said, “Who is he going to tell?”

Jack is Back!

Lest we forget:

From a USNA grad and Naval Aviation Historian.

100th Anniversary of the 1st aircraft to cross the Atlantic by air.
54 hours flying time in the air
Boat hull 54’9” long, 10’ beam built of spruce.
Overall length 68’1”
wingspan 126’
Two aviators sat side by side in the bow, worked together on the controls which required a strong effort at times. Also carried a 3rd pilot, radio operator, flight engineer, and a machinist mate.
Flight altitude was from 75’ to 3200’

[Personal recollection: Today the NC4 is in the Navy Museum at Pensacola. Years ago when I 1st saw it, the Museum was only one building with the NC4 in the back of the building. Parked In front of it and completely dwarfed by the NC4’s size was a PBY5A. Steve]

Jack is Back!

Correction: Unfortunately, Steve is off by a month. The NC4 arrived near Lisbon on May 27th, 1919. Sorry for posting misinformation. Still a historic mission. Took close to a month.

https://www.historynet.com/aviation-history-three-us-flying-boats-were-the-first-to-fly-across-the-atlantic-in-1919.htm

The Infamous Ignatz

I wanna make sure we're all on the same page;
Are we rootin for Ruth Bader Ginsburg to die first or John Roberts? :)

Narciso79

Unless were using blow fish poison I think the latter is unlikely, now rbg is like a character from scandal.

Narciso79

Here is the source of that anecdote which was triggered by claudius and the jews
https://penelope.uchicago.edu/josephus/ant-17.html

The Infamous Ignatz

The cost of just about every classic car worth owning has gotten pretty stupid but Alec Issigonis's masterpiece the original Mini is still very reasonable at under $20 or 25k for a good one and they built them up until 2000.

The Infamous Ignatz

Great color video of P-47 Jugs bombing and strafing the Nazis in Italy. Narrated matter of factly by the sound of it Lloyd Bridges.

lyle

Both.

Narciso79

Yes those are reasonable prices

Narciso79

Crikey even Kristof realizes the dems have gone kamikazi scotsman,dont they know the stones somg.

Narciso79

TV doesn't even pick up ABC half the time:

https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/nicholas-fondacaro/2019/06/30/abc-gives-17-seconds-antifa-violence-ignores-journo-brain

Manuel Transmission

We had a passel of Minis to keep one running. Raced the hell out of them. Developed a lot of one-off stuff like solid state ignition before that was a thing. Can’t imagine keeping one for 50 yrs to make a buck on it. :)

BTW when the new design came out, I was appalled that they weighed about double what the original ones did. Kinda hard to get
A decent power/weight starting with that handicap.

Narciso79

That defeats the purpose, its supposed to be agile and light weight

The Infamous Ignatz

Forget F1; one of the most exciting races I've ever seen, UK junior carting championship.

matt - deplore me if you must

The first transatlantic nonstop was by Alcock & Brown from St John's, Newfoundland to Clifden, County Galway, Cionnemara, Ireland.

Our family's ancestral village is just a few miles from where they chase landed, but they made it.

matt - deplore me if you must

crash....

Catsmeat

Willowed: Just starting on catch-up, but Pin re your turtles all the way down, I remembered it as something Bertrand Russell (the louse) had said, but the web gave me this: “William James, father of American psychology, tells of meeting an old lady who told him the Earth rested on the back of a huge turtle. "But, my dear lady", Professor James asked, as politely as possible, "what holds up the turtle?" "Ah", she said, "that's easy. He is standing on the back of another turtle." "Oh, I see", said Professor James, still being polite. "But would you be so good as to tell me what holds up the second turtle?" "It's no use, Professor", said the old lady, realizing he was trying to lead her into a logical trap. "It's turtles-turtles-turtles, all the way!”

jimmyk

Catsmeat, that was my turtles all the way down reference, and that’s exactly the point: “Explaining” the origin of life by saying it came from space is like the turtle holding up the other turtle.

Narciso79

Well these because the chemical stew had to come from somewhere, a nebula another asteroid

Narciso79

The rook plays like supernatural burns film, the protagonist has no memory yet has an extraordinary skill set, to great effect, his she came to be this way and who erased her memory is the mystery

Narciso79

Whoops wrong thread wrong blog entirely

jim nj

Iggy, yes, it's a funny argument. Did life arise on Earth, independently, out of the primordial goo or did it come from elsewhere? The panspermia idea.

For all I know it could be both, but it still leaves the question of how live began as an open question.

Narciso79

The pillows are here:
https://mobile.twitter.com/CJBdingo25/status/1145490262057246721

jim nj

I'm having fun with all the new astronomical findings.

It's generally thought that present-day Earth was the result of two planets colliding and out of that fiery cauldron came Earth. What about the pre-history?

Was either planet supporting life before that?

Narciso79

That seems unlikely, noe there could have collisions with smaller bodies

Narciso79

There would have to be crust samples of two distinct planetary bodies

jim nj

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/06/gunmen-open-fire-lebanese-minister-convoy-killing-190630164714839.html

Anti-Assad party road block pro_Assad minister. Unclear who fired first.

jim nj

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-economy/asias-factory-activity-shrinks-u-s-china-trade-truce-fails-to-brighten-outlook-idUSKCN1TW1BV

Narciso79

It's a druze area, but I'm guessing the pro Assad forces did, name escapes me what their militia is called.

jim nj

Narxiso,

I'm just speculating. Yes accretion would have come first in the formation of the Earth. Lots of small collisions and a gradually larger mass. I don't know if that ever cooled enough on that proto-planet to support simple life forms.

The collision with Theia is a well thought out theory and I accept it.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Earth

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theia_(planet)

jim nj

https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/30/health/crypto-outbreaks-pools-cdc-warning/index.html

Time to be wary of pools. Why?

"As for pools, anyone suffering diarrhea should avoid swimming until at least two weeks after their diarrhea subsides, the CDC says.
That last one is most important, as 24% of American say they'd jump in a swimming pool within an hour of having diarrhea, according to a survey released last month by the Water Quality & Health Council."

Yuk.

jim nj

https://humanevents.com/2019/06/30/antifa-terror-faction/?utm_referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.realclearpolitics.com%2F

Anti-Fa is a domestic terrorism organization.

Well it would be nice if someone made that official and went after them. Like maybe the FBI.

Yeah, like that will happen.

jim nj

https://www.forbes.com/sites/lorenthompson/2019/06/28/ten-capabilities-that-make-the-u-s-navys-nuclear-powered-aircraft-carriers-indispensable/#202659ec395c

An non-critical look at aircraft carriers.

peter

Well, I have a touch of insomnia* so I figured I would come here to chat with jim nj and MM and whoever else is here. I enjoyed the link about Theia, which I had never heard about before.
I also had never heard of an earth trojan, sounds like some kind of galosh for a seventies shoe.

*excessive caffeine plus alcohol rebound induced.

jim nj

https://www.hughhewitt.com/a-social-corrosive/

John Schroeder

"California condescension"

peter

Shame about Dewey--he's been relegated to the amnesia bin. Metu muvment

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/jun/27/melvil-deweys-name-stripped-from-top-librarian-award?CMP=share_btn_tw

jim nj

Hi Peter,

I thought more people had heard about the collision of Earth and Theia. I guess I was wrong.

peter

Well, I had heard the collision theory but had not heard the name Theia before nor the earth trojan moniker.

jim nj

Dewey defrocked? Based on a biography?

peter

and Laura Ingalls Wilder. Not surprising that the left has its tongs out for library science.

jim nj

Yes I heard about Wilder earlier. ALA seems to be very woke,

Some videos of what the collision may have looked like:

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=earth+theia+collision&FORM=HDRSC3

I realize it's only a theory, but it makes sense to me. Also, some of the Moon rocks brought back are believed to have an origin on Earth.

MissMarple2

Good morning!

MissMarple2


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
6h6 hours ago

So many amazing things happened over the last three days. All, or at least most of those things, are great for the United States. Much was accomplished!

MissMarple2


https://www.dailysignal.com/2019/07/01/big-media-is-plotting-to-take-down-trump-what-can-you-do/

This has both audio and a transcript of an interview with Brent Bozell and Tim Graham.

I am going to put an excerpt here which backs up what I have been saying for a long time. This is Brent Bozell:

But here’s what I found. I was prepared, as I write in the book, I was prepared not to like the man. I had the perception of him as loud, gregarious, bombastic, self-centered, arrogant, aloof. All those things put together, to me, spelled J-E-R-K. But then you visit with the fella and I was just stunned.

It was the exact opposite. He was soft-spoken. He was courteous. He was genuinely inquisitive. He was laser-focused in his questions, listening to his guests intently, pushing back where he felt necessary, taking in what he needed to take in. A true gentleman.

I tell you something else that I noticed that, to me, was very telling. We went down that escalator, you know that famous Trump Tower escalator from whence he declared his candidacy?

You would expect that the vicissitudes of celebrity would be such that we would be dining in his private dining room or some fancy restaurant.

Instead, he went right to Trump diner, whatever that restaurant is at the bottom, and along the way stopped to to meet with staff, the people at the kiosk, the security guards, and whatnot.

He wanted to talk to them. I made note of that. So the man that I spent an hour with was completely different from the man you see in public, and I was really taken by it.

He is NOT the loudmouth jerk that the media has portrayed. I said before that they created this cartoon character and that is who the dems campaign against.

I watch a lot of stuff on the internet, including old interviews from his business career. He is very smart and has been thinking about the problems in this country for a very long time. He also is really very polite. If you watched the videos of the G20 it is very obvious that most of the leaders LIKE him.

OK, off my soap box.

MissMarple2


Richard Grenell
‏Verified account @RichardGrenell
4m4 minutes ago

I just spoke with @MrAndyNgo. He is strong but still hurt. He is trying to recover while watching for signs to make sure his brain bleed doesn't get worse. This attack on him must be investigated. @TheJusticeDept
=================
Ambassador Grenell is a friend of Andy Ngo, the victim in that terrible Antifa attack in Portland.

I am for a federal law prohibiting covering the face when demonstrating. If these thugs knew they could be identified, they might not be so violent.

MissMarple2

Gov't hiring cameraman and sound technicians for Gitmo courtrooms

OMC Courtroom Technology Support Services

Jun 06, 2019 1:24 pm

Solicitation Number: HQ0034-19-R-0189#TheGreatAwakening#QAnonhttps://t.co/hKjacWeijy pic.twitter.com/HQVdHLzWhi

— neocurtis (@neocurtis1) June 28, 2019

Link goes to a screen cap of the cited document.

MissMarple2


Incarnated_ET
‏ @Incarnated_ET
Jun 28

Trump, in 2018 alone, has moar human trafficking arrests than ALL years of Obama combined.

Trump: 10,320 (2018)
Obama: 9,242 (2010-2016)

MissMarple2

https://townhall.com/columnists/kurtschlichter/2019/07/01/well-trump-just-won-in-2020-n2549219

MissMarple2

ALWAYS REMEMBER this about @MichelleObama & @BarackObama ...

At a solemn 9/11 ceremony in 2011, as bagpipers played & an honor guard respected our American flag, Michelle turned to Barack & said:

"All this for a damn flag," & he nodded in agreement. pic.twitter.com/zpNpFNN8AA

— Susan Kennedy 🇺🇸❌⭐⭐⭐🎉 (@USABookClub) June 30, 2019

Video at link.

anonamom

Sorry if this is a repost.

Got my week started on the right foot!!


https://www.foxbusiness.com/business-leaders/bernie-marcus-plans-to-donate-majority-of-his-fortune-trump-re-election

Bernie Marcus may displace Bill Barr as my number one crush. Assuming he plays the tuba!

MissMarple2

This has no source, but as soon as I find a story I will post it. Seems like people are starting to speak out.


TRUMP 2020
‏ @Portland_jet
1h1 hour ago

Argentinian President Claims Former Obama Official Asked The Country To Provide Iran With Nuclear Fuel.

MissMarple2

I read this NYT story with curiosity. Neither the NSC staff nor I have discussed or heard of any desire to “settle for a nuclear freeze by NK.” This was a reprehensible attempt by someone to box in the President. There should be consequences. https://t.co/TTRPQkksza

— John Bolton (@AmbJohnBolton) July 1, 2019

Link goes to a NYT story. The press is trying to shape events and as far as I am concerned, Bolton is right.

MissMarple2

anonamom,

Whether that got posted earlier or not, I didn't read it so am glad to see it here!

I am always glad to add people to the "good guys" list. We get too many of the other types shoved in our faces.

MissMarple2

https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/451074-meghan-mccain-blasts-trump-jr-for-retweeting-disgusting-and-unquestionably?rnd=1561915353

Meghan McCain continues her vendetta against the Trump family.

As far as I am concerned, Harris is falsely claiming American black cultural heritage. Yes, she is black. However, her background is not the same as American blacks descended from Southern slaves.

But we on the right aren't allowed to talk about that. Especially is you are a Trump.

MissMarple2


Victoria Toensing
‏ @VicToensing
Jun 27

Why isn’t @SamanthaJPower before grand jury to explain why she was #UnmaskingQueen for Obama White House? UN job not have intell responsibility. Why was her name used for unmasking one person a day in 2016? Did she unmask @GenFlyn and leak to @Washingtonpost? Criminal. #maga
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I am going to have to make a list of people I follow and whose tweets seem to be invisible on my time line, so that I can check their individual pages.

This tweet only showed up on my feed today because someone re-tweeted it. She has been shadow banned, apparently.

James D.

Are we rootin for Ruth Bader Ginsburg to die first or John Roberts? :)

Yes.

Buckeye

At a solemn 9/11 ceremony in 2011, as bagpipers played & an honor guard respected our American flag, Michelle turned to Barack & said:

"All this for a damn flag," & he nodded in agreement.

Don't be surprised when the Dems realize what a bunch of worthless losers they have on the ticket, that they start a draft Michelle movement.

MissMarple2

My trip to Saudi Arabia, UAE, Afghanistan, India, Japan, and ROK strengthened our partnerships across many critical issues. I was also honored to accompany President @realDonaldTrump at his historic visit to the DMZ, where he became the first U.S. President to step into DPRK. pic.twitter.com/lYV0Tj0q8M

— Secretary Pompeo (@SecPompeo) June 30, 2019

Video at link. Pompeo is a great SoS.! Plus he's a happy warrior!

jimmyk

Unfortunately, if Roberts were to disappear, the hallowed Swing Vote Chair would pass on to Kavanaugh. It seems to be a law of nature that there can be no solid conservative majority on the court.

MissMarple2

Buckeye,

I am certain that there would be a push for that in some quarters, but that is why I post things like that. I was glad to see it surface on Twitter to remind people about what a creep she is.

I would like to see the justification for that enormous book advance she got, and I would like to know who ponied up the money.

Jack is Back!

amom,

Only a small portion of Bernie’s money is going to Trump campaign. Most of it to charities and other philanthropy. He says his kids and family are already taken care of.

Antifa is soon to have a reckoning, like RICO.

Buckeye

I am certain that there would be a push for that in some quarters,

The Dems are in serious trouble over #Blexit. Kamala is not the answer.

Buckeye

Antifa is soon to have a reckoning, like RICO.

Obviously being underwritten by some rat. Smells like Soros to me.

Melinda

BBerg is showing some concerns:

https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/journalism-job-cuts-haven-t-been-this-bad-since-the-recession-1.1280981

henry

Melinda, we need more coders... perhaps they can learn how?

Melinda

Watch it.

That can get you banned on several platforms.

Almost as good as the trader solution to Occupy Wall Street in Chicago, where they passed out hundreds of blank McDonalds job applications, silently.

henry

Is it wrong to hope for moar alligators in the Rio Grande?

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/six-foot-alligator-presents-deadly-threat-to-migrants-crossing-the-rio-grande

MissMarple2

I just finished my Kroger order. I REALLY like ordering on-line and then picking up. Two reasons:

1. I can see a running total so it keeps me from overspending.

2. It saves me time because I don't have to wander around the aisles looking for stuff. (Kroger has a bad habit of rearranging their inventory every few months in order to keep you in the store longer and spend more.)

MissMarple2

henry,

Can't they post signs with pictures for the illiterate?

jimmyk

The Dems are in serious trouble over #Blexit.

Hoping for #Jexodus as well.

MissMarple2

https://www.theepochtimes.com/trumps-deregulation-will-add-3100-in-income-per-household-study-finds_2982560.html

MissMarple2


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
8h8 hours ago

“Stocks Cap Best First Half Since 1997” @WSJ Our Country is doing great!
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He had 3 versions of this posted earlier. I think he had typos in the other 2, which have now been deleted.

MissMarple2

I am very curious about what is planned for the July 4th celebration and speech.

Melinda

Explain this one, Dr. Gore:

https://twitter.com/elliotwagland/status/1145596281559166978

(That's just nuts. I've never seen that much hail, ever, but in Guadalajara?)

Buckeye

Hoping for #Jexodus as well.

Yes jimmyk, you would think wondering in the wilderness would have lost its charm:)

MissMarple2

Melinda,

Why is there no hail on the roofs of the buildings, only in the street?

Why no hail on tops of those big trucks?

Why no sign of hail damage on any of the vehicles?

I smell something fishy.

Melinda

Residual heat of both, and that hail looks very spongy compared to the iceballs we get.

MissMarple2

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/jun/29/fox-news-still-holds-the-ratings-record-for-a-poli/

Fox holds the ratings record for a political debate - the first GOP debate in 2015.

henry


Breaking News Feed
@pzf

BREAKING NEWS: Iran has breached the limit on its stockpile of enriched uranium set by the 2015 nuclear accord.

Jane

Amom,

Good to see you!

Did you happen to see Clarice's link at the end of the last thread?

Jack is Back!

Bernie Sanders

Senator Bernie Sanders was recently invited to address a gathering of the Indian First Nations chiefs in Denver , CO . He spoke for almost an hour about his plans for increasing the standard of living for all of their citizens by totally free government grants for free college educations, free Medicare for all, etc. He mentioned how he always supported these issues that came forward to him. Although Sanders was vague about the details for the funding of his plans, he spoke eloquently about his ideas if he wins the White House in 2020.

At the conclusion of his speech, the chiefs presented him with a beautiful plaque inscribed with his new Indian name, "Walking Eagle."

The proud Sanders accepted the plaque and then returned to Washington . A news reporter asked the chiefs how they came to select the new name they had given to Sanders.

They explained that "Walking Eagle" is the name given to a bird so full of shit it can no longer fly.

Narciso79

The iaea is a joke as Larry Collins deoicrws in 1985 in his Roman a clef the 5th horseman. About the Libyan nuclear program,

Narciso79

They sent him into the phantom zone for a bit:


https://mobile.twitter.com/ChuckRossDC/status/1145516791336185856

Narciso79

Described, that's where I first heard of yellow cake and Niger

MissMarple2

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/jun/30/donald-trumps-unconventional-diplomacy-opens-doors/?utm_campaign=shareaholic&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=socialnetwork

This has a really interesting interview with Secretary Pompeo.

The Infamous Ignatz

Did someone say uniparty or ask why populism is becoming a consuming fire?
New Soros/Koch-Funded Think Tank Claims To Oppose US Forever War

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