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July 02, 2019

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Threadkiller

A boycott of the census gives Trump and his administration a pass on this disaster. He will tweet that we are all in this particular fight together.

We are not. He was hired for this particular fight along with many other fights. He has my support, but he is the prize fighter. The pressure needs to be on him. It was his promise.

Fix this mess, Mr President, or I sit out the 2020 election. Period.

Buckeye

The sex ring reveals are bringing a whole new meaning to having "fuck you" money, and it ain't pretty.

Narciso79

Yes, next question?


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henry

In December 2016. However in the EU, being corrupt is a feature, not a bug.

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has been convicted over her role in a controversial €400m (£355m) payment to a businessman.

French judges found Ms Lagarde guilty of negligence for failing to challenge the state arbitration payout to the friend of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy.

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/christine-lagarde-convicted-imf-head-found-guilty-of-negligence-in-fraud-trial-a7484586.html

Old Lurker

Jane, the Census does indeed determine the number of Reps allotted to each state. The issue is whether that allocation is to be based on the number of people living in each state, or whether it is the number of citizens living in each state.

Hence the fight.

MissMarple2

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/media-all-but-writing-off-biden-after-one-lousy-poll

Narciso79

They made that determination in 1979,

Melinda

As well as the the allocation of little things like the Highway Funds go to the number of "persons" in each state. It's a very specific wording, sourced to one particular amendment (can't recall, but think it's the 14th), that uses the person count of the census versus the more accurate "citizens".

Buckeye

French judges found Ms Lagarde guilty of negligence for failing to challenge the state arbitration payout to the friend of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy.

The 60-year-old, following a week-long trial in Paris, was not given any sentence and will not be punished.

"In the future we expect you to clean up your room. Now run off and run the central bank like a good little girl before some damn German gets the job."

Narciso79

They've already put him on a ice floe befire the first caucus.

henry

The Wall Street Journal @WSJ
now

The impending collapse of Youngstown's 150-year-old Vindicator may mark a turning point in the decline of local papers as larger media groups weigh whether smaller properties are salvageable on.wsj.com/2NrHLFz

henry

Tim Hanrahan @TimJHanrahan
21m

Christine Lagarde, in 2012 interview:

Q: How big an economic risk is climate change?
A: It's a massive risk and it's a huge opportunity...

Q: What are the risks of not addressing climate change?
A: Our kids will be grilled, fried, toasted and roasted.

rse

Pin-that person is misstating Hayek, which happens a lot.

More fun from this morning's readings and consistent with links I put up yesterday.

Embedding racial equity into an organizational culture requires intentional work every single day. On a personal level, it can require a lifetime of studying, learning and unlearning which can seem daunting. There are many ways to incorporate thoughtful reflection and “racial equity pauses” into your processes in your day-to-day. At Living Cities, we have, for example, compiled songs with lyrics about race, identity, and justice; or that reminded staff of their culture. We have made time in meetings to reflect on current events as they relate to race. And, we have opened meetings with artistic and imaginative activities and check-in questions. This resource compiles some of those questions and activities that we’ve used to center humanity in our every day work.

This list is not exhaustive but includes just a few of the ways that we’ve been able to have meaningful conversations with each other and to build relationships

If you have any questions or want to share your story on your racial equity journey, please email racialequity@livingcities.org

https://www.livingcities.org/resources/354-resource-checking-in-with-our-humanity has the link to the actual checklist.

Narciso79

She might need to be slapped with a large whale

Melinda

rse-

"Misstating Hayek" might be your biggest understatement, ever.

Narciso79

I haven't seen that level of category error since jet heer picked up a mouse, and cut and pasted shadia Drury on strauss.

Narciso79

Of course hs nos works at the new republic,

Narciso79

He now, but previously he was at the national post.

MissMarple2

The front page of today's Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier in #Iowa demonstrates the benefits of President Trump's record-breaking economy. The city is having its best construction year since 2007! pic.twitter.com/M1opKvmwk2

— Trump War Room (@TrumpWarRoom) July 3, 2019

Link goes to screen cap of front page of Waterloo, Iowa paper today.

Biden is there today to convince everyone that the economy isn't that good.

Rocco

How many illegals have entered the country since the last census in 2010? That's a lot of redistricting.

rse

This explains a lot, including why my youngest came back from the Southern Hemisphere so determined to get us to reject plastic straws and telling me about reusable plastic bags you can put in dishwasher.

"The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment unites businesses, governments, and other organisations behind a common vision and targets to address plastic waste and pollution at its source. It is led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in collaboration with UN Environment.Launched in October 2018, the Global Commitment already unites more than 400 organisations on its common vision of a circular economy for plastics, keeping plastics in the economy and out of the ocean. Signatories include:•Close to 200 businesses that are part of the plastic packaging value chain, jointly representing over 20% of all plastic packaging used globally, including many of the world’s leading consumer packaged goods companies, retailers, and plastic packaging producers •16 governments across five continents and across national, regional, and city level•26 financial institutions with a combined USD 4.2 trillion worth of assets under management and 6 investors in total committing to invest about USD 275 million•Leading institutions such as WWF, the World Economic Forum, the Consumer Goods Forum, and IUCN•More than 50 academics, universities, and other educational or research organisations including MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative, Michigan State University, and University College LondonAll 400+ organisations have endorsed one common vision of a circular economy for plastics, in which plastics never become waste (see next page).To help make this vision a reality, all business and government signatories to the Global Commitment are committing to a set of ambitious 2025 targets. They will work to eliminate the plastic items we don’t need; innovate so all plastics we do need are designed to be safely reused, recycled, or composted; and circulateeverything we use to keep it in the economy and out of the environment. Credibility and transparency are ensured by setting a clear minimum level of ambition for signatories, common definitions underpinning all commitments, publication of commitments online and annual reporting on progress, with the first progress report to be published later in 2019. The minimum ambition level will be reviewed every 18 to 24 months, and become increasingly ambitious over the coming years to ensure the Global Commitment continues to represent true leadership.The Ellen MacArthur Foundation and UN Environment call on all businesses that make or use plastics, and all governments across the world, to sign up to the Global Commitment and join the more than 400 signatories in a ‘race to the top’ to create a circular economy for plastic."

Narciso79

California and New York are still net losers in population, hence the query.

Narciso79

Ah Michigan state, oops sorry about out gymnasts trust us on this.

rse

https://www.newplasticseconomy.org/projects/global-commitment has more, including links to the actual reports I just quoted from.

Don't I have the most fun reading?

MissMarple2

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/07/03/as-trump-predicted-charlottesville-cancels-thomas-jeffersons-birthday/

James D.

Q: What are the risks of not addressing climate change?
A: Our kids will be grilled, fried, toasted and roasted.

And we should listen to anything this moron says because why?

Narciso79

Since China is the no 1 dumper of plastics well rhetorical

henry

endorsed.


unseen1
@unseen1_unseen

Trump should have ICE record the census.
10:53pm · 2 Jul 2019

James D.

Embedding racial equity into an organizational culture requires intentional work every single day. On a personal level, it can require a lifetime of studying, learning and unlearning which can seem daunting

Well, fuck that.

Sorry. That sort of madness doesn't deserve a more thoughtful response.

We need to start stringing these communist one-world bastards up by the truckload.

Narciso79

So what do you think they'll rename Madison lumumba or Guevara maybe fanon.

MissMarple2

rse,

I had the plastic straw discussion with my daughter, who, before we had the conversation, bought re-usable metal straws.

I pointed out to her that we live in INDIANA. A plastic straw put in our trash here does NOT wind up in the ocean, Atlantic or Pacific. It goes to a land fill. To get to the ocean, it would have to somehow wind up in the White River, flowing to the Wabash, Ohio and the Mississippi Rivers, all the way to the Gulf of Mexico. Ridiculous to worry about this.

henry

Miss M, putting plastic in a landfill sequesters carbon.

Melinda

A thinly veiled attempt to close off the use of hydrocarbons, and thus, closing a market for same. Aside from the usual loss of safe products that protect food from contamination, you know, to get that other part of population control into play.

Melinda

Epstein plea agreement ordered partially unsealed by 2nd Circuit.

Details yet to come...

henry

Two thoughts. First, they make keto easier by the day. Second, English on has two gendered pronouns, or the universal "it."

Oreos, the best-selling cookie in the United States, is baking up a special edition of the tasty treats in partnership with the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). The purpose of the limited joint venture is to indoctrinate school children on the use of pronouns as they relate to the LGBTQ community.

https://hotair.com/archives/2019/07/02/oreos-not-just-cookie-anymore-now-political-statement/

Narciso79

Cookie monster smash something. It's a cookie you (redacted)

MissMarple2


Marianne Williamson
‏Verified account @marwilliamson

Watching army tanks being hauled thru DC for Trump’s July 4 celebration is heartbreaking & repugnant. Join me via livestream tomorrow for a true celebration of who we are and what we stand for. http://Marianne2020.com
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Trump is politicizing July 4th or something.

Narciso79

She thinks she's spiderman or something,

Rocco

News2Share infiltrated the Antifa planning session and Posobiec posted the video, (Sorry Capt'n...blind squirrel and all that)

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2019/07/antifa-unmasked-news2share-infiltrates-dc-antifa-planning-session-posts-fascist-groups-plans-for-july-6-violence-and-chaos/

Pinandpuller

My house is dumb henry, but it won’t roll over on me like deVito in Hoffa.

henry

Pin, the Chinese can't reset my AC either. ;)

Pinandpuller

It doesn't bother me that a lunatic fringe exists in this country.

It does bother me that this group is as big as it is.

Posted by: Buckeye | July 03, 2019 at 08:23 AM

They have a lever. For a place to stand I vote Hell.

MissMarple2

https://dailycaller.com/2019/07/02/trump-innocent-journalist/

An op-ed by Donald Trump, Jr. pointing out the sympathies (if not outright collusion) so much of the media has with Antifa.

MissMarple2


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
7m7 minutes ago

S&P 500 hits new record high. Up 19% for the year. Congratulations!

Pinandpuller

rse

I was wondering if von Hayek was stating the liberal position. It seems like they added worthless degrees to the shiny mass produced items.

Narciso79

Ni the progressivs one, shamir is a freaking psycho.

henry

Ues, a feature not a bug.

Von Der Leyen admitted last year that her department had made mistakes in allocating contracts worth millions of euros to external consultants, after an investigation by the Bundestag.

CNBC @CNBC
1m

The Merkel ally nominated for the EU's top job is facing resistance cnb.cx/2NtBCJa

https://twitter.com/CNBC/status/1146423987066626050

Pinandpuller

Who knew we had fascists to thank for faggots?

The old/middle english term faggot means a bundle of sticks bound together as fuel (faggot is derived the latin term fascis which is also the root for the term fasiculus). Patinets [sic]with acute promyelocytic leukemia have cells with bundles of auer rods. These are known as faggot cells and are virtually diagnostic of acute promyelocytic leukemia. faggot cells can be seen in more mature cells following treatment of acute promyelocytic leukemia with ATRA. The have rarely been reported in patients with other from of acute myeloid leukemia.

https://allaboutblood.com/2012/05/30/faggot-cells-6/amp/

Narciso79

I pointed out her pewter record, junckers had a nazi in law a sex scandal and an intelligence handling scandal

MissMarple2


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
4m4 minutes ago

China and Europe playing big currency manipulation game and pumping money into their system in order to compete with USA. We should MATCH, or continue being the dummies who sit back and politely watch as other countries continue to play their games - as they have for many years!
======================================

I am stupid about this financial stuff. Can somebody explain this "MATCH" thing so that I understand the significance?

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

New

The Infamous Ignatz

I believe congressional districts are determined by number of people regardless of whether here legally or illegally so the presence of the citizenship question is irrelevant to that issue.
It is relevant to the question of a broad understanding of how many illegals there are, or at least how many will answer honestly.
Thanks to Roberts it is now most importantly about whether the courts will continue to meddle in politics rather than the law.
The fact is the court had a better argument sticking its nose into the gerrymandering case than it did into the census one, which makes Roberts' incoherence and intellectual puniness all the more plain.

The Infamous Ignatz

--I am stupid about this financial stuff. Can somebody explain this "MATCH" thing so that I understand the significance?--

They're doing something stupid and he wants us to as well.

matt - deplore me if you must

One of the fun things about London was the military parades and demonstrations and flyovers and whatever. Not having our military represented on the 4th of July is beyond absurd.

We're not the Russians who parade tanks and missiles and hawt young female passport control officers in tight skirts through Red Square every May 8 or the Emperor Xi with his frickin' naval revue dressed up in some weird cameo uniform.

It's a couple of tanks and the Left are having heart attacks. The headlines are absurd. "How to Move Tanks to Mall", "Very Large Scary Nazi Trumpist Warmonger Killing Machines in DC to overthrow Pelosi".

By the way, is Xi LBGTQ? With a name like that, who knows?

matt - deplore me if you must

cammo

The Infamous Ignatz

His name was Hayek not von Hayek.
You're probably thinking of von Mises.
Or maybe Von Dutch. :)

Captain Hate

The loon prosecutor was ostentatiously reading von Mises recently; I think von Zipper is more his speed.

Jane

"The issue is whether that allocation is to be based on the number of people living in each state, or whether it is the number of citizens living in each state."

What is it now? If it's not citizens, we are done!

Melinda

"Persons"

Melinda

It ties up Congressional delegations, Tax receipt allocations, and such. That's why the Sanctuary City argument is so vital for them. Lose that head count and their whole house of cards "biz" model flattens.

Melinda

Ah, it IS the 14th:

https://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/amendmentxiv

(Yes, if that isn't TK bait, I don't know what is...)

Captain Hate

Yes, the courts have used the 14th amendment to make it based on persons.

Jane

Jib,

I just saw on Fox biz that you sold your house in FL. $175 million isn't bad!

MJW

Yes, the courts have used the 14th amendment to make it based on persons.

Not really the courts. It's what the Constitution says:

Article I, section 2, clause 3:

Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective Numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole Number of free Persons, including those bound to Service for a Term of Years, and excluding Indians not taxed, three fifths of all other Persons.

I do think there's and case to be made that people in the country illegally shouldn't count, just as foreign visitors shouldn't count, but that's an argument against the literal words of the Constitution.

MJW

... a case to me made ...

MJW

Section 2 of the 14th Amendment merely re-iterates what Article 1 says, omitting the no-longer-relevant 3/5-ths phrase.

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