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August 21, 2019

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peter

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henry

If Harry Reid is the benchmark for sanity, exercise bands will rule them all.

rse

It's the early bird club.

MissMarple3

Good morning, all!

jim nj

https://www.city-journal.org/progressive-policies-urban-dysfunction

Somebody posted this earlier and I just finished it.

And I'm thinking back on all those "urban renewal" projects that ruined neighborhoods with eminent domain seizures.

Hackensack, NJ is seeing a major apartment building boom.

No eminent domain procedures that transfer wealth from political "outs" to political "ins."

They did it the right way (to my thinking) by re-zoning a vast swath of the Main St. downtown to allow for taller, mixed use retail and residential units.

Hackensack has a local bus station hub and NJ Transit rail to Hoboken. So it qualifies as a transport city under NJ rules which offers support for heavy redevelopment.

The real beauty of the plan is that it is non-political. No "eminent domain" graft. No favoritism.

The re-zoning process simply made many properties economically obsolescent.

Developers noticed and made decent offers to people to buy their properties. I mean you have one floor of retail and offices above, if I buy your property I can put up one floor of retail and 4-5 floors of residential units.

The largest project is converting an abandoned 12 story bank building to apartments.

We have 10-12 active projects and more in the planning process. The active projects will add about 1,00 apartment units and new retail downtown.

Can they fill all of those apartments? These are well known savvy developers and they believe they can.

Some of them think of Hacknsack as the new Hoboken. Who wanted to live in Hoboken back then? Thousands apparently.

While urban renewal in the early days was flawed. Newer research, that is commonly accepted, shows that higher densities of residential units downtown puts more people on the street, reduces crime and supports retail efforts.

Hackensack, at one time, was the shopping capital of Bergen County. if you couldn't find what you wanted in your own downtown, you went to Hackensack.

When the Paramus malls opened that dynamic changed.

Put a thousand new family units downtown and it may revive Main St. It will be interesting to see if it works.

MissMarple3

https://www.theepochtimes.com/focus-in-spygate-scandal-shifts-to-cia-former-director-brennan_3049534.html

This is pretty good and clearly lays out how Brennan was involved.

MissMarple3

https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/new-iceberg-found-size-manhattan-nasa-antarctica-pine-island-glacier-a8627866.html

henry

Icebergs “calving with greater regularity”

If you have only been looking for 5 years, does the word “greater” have any meaning at all?

MissMarple3

https://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/458162-energy-recommendation-goes-viral-after-suggesting-people-set

This is about the suggestion that we set thermostats at 82 degrees at night.

MissMarple3

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/aug/21/trump-state-visit-cancellation-over-greenland-shocks-danes

jim nj

Here's the bank building building refurbished.

https://www.globest.com/2019/06/06/hackensack-multifamily-in-opportunity-zone-on-market-for-sale/?slreturn=20190721062831

"Both renovated buildings have remained vacant in excess of five years, and will be delivered completed but un-leased, qualifying for opportunity zone “first use” designation."

Clever, the buyer will get Federal tax benefits too.

https://jerseydigs.com/20-28-sussex-street-hackensack-development-proposal/

Under construction now.

https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/bergen/hackensack/2019/03/21/former-record-headquarters-hackensack-nj-to-become-luxury-apartments-retail/2870963002/

Site prepped, plans approved, construction slated to start in a few months.

Bela1

Good morning JOM!
Happy Hump Day! :D

MissMarple3

jim nj,

I was wondering about some areas affected by those opportunity zones. Thanks for posting those articles.

MissMarple3

https://dailycaller.com/2019/08/19/elizabeth-warren-scrubs-website-dna-results/

Gee, I wonder why...

Melinda

Only one thing drives the calving of icebergs.

Weight.

That's a lot of the other kind of snowflakes.

MissMarple3

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2019/08/mitt-romney-wants-a-carbon-tax-says-climate-change-is-happening-insists-he-will-work-for-those-left-behind-like-coal-miners/

I would bet cash money he has investments in green energy. What a fraud.

Melinda

Another example of why the economy is soooo awful under DJT policies.

Record earnings for retail? Wait, whaaa? (Only pay attention to GAAP, adjusted is for Exec pay purposes, only):

https://seekingalpha.com/pr/17609177-target-reports-second-quarter-2019-earnings

jim nj

MM,

I didn't realize that Hackensck was an opportunity zone until I read that article.

https://www.globest.com/2018/12/28/hampshire-companies-selects-hackensack-for-first-opportunity-zone-investment/

I used to eat at that diner every once in a while. It was an icon of Hackensack. Now torn down and awaiting construction. It had a large parking lot, is very close to Hackensack University Medical Center and held a liquor license.

If they sold the liquor license and the property separately they probably made out like bandits.

Apparently opportunity zones are attracting capital big time.

Buckeye

So all these retailers who rely on China are having record earnings?

First Walmart and now Target.

The guys with all the Chinese goods on their shelves.

The ones whose prices would be raised because of the tariffs.

What the hell is going on:)

clarice

Mickey Kaus:https://kaus.substack.com/p/leave-the-snake-people-alone?

jim nj

MM,

I wonder if this is happening nationwide. Investors always look for any advantage.

I hadn't given any serious thought to this before.

Investing in opportunity zones might have mushrooming effects.

I'm surprised I haven't thought of this before.

Politician proposes something, nothing happens. Trump passes something and investment actually occurs? What a radical thought.

MissMarple3

First Walmart, than Home Depot and now Lowes succumb to the "Trump recession" with record earnings. It's economic Armageddon out there, folks. Armageddon, I tell you. https://t.co/GRVlUatj1U

— unseen1 (@unseen1_unseen) August 21, 2019

Link goes to CNBC article.

MissMarple3

jim nj,

I really didn't know much about those opportunity zones because the press hid their very existence. I started paying attention when I heard Kamela Harris being all sweet to Mnuchin in a hearing from last year.

I imagine they would cause all sorts of effects: construction jobs, building supply purchases, locations available for new businesses (like that one near the medical center in Hackensack), jobs available IN the new businesses, etc.

Meanwhile, The Hill is pushing the idea that there hasn't been any industrial revitalization and Trump's poll numbers are showing danger signs. Screw them.

Buckeye

We have the thermostat set to 76 during the day, but actually set it to 73 at night, so we can sleep better/easier.

Does this mean I am using more than my "fair share" of electricity?

Does this make me a bad person?

Are some libtards going to protest at my front door?

MissMarple3

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

“Thank you to Wayne Allyn Root for the very nice words. “President Trump is the greatest President for Jews and for Israel in the history of the world, not just America, he is the best President for Israel in the history of the world...and the Jewish people in Israel love him....

....like he’s the King of Israel. They love him like he is the second coming of God...But American Jews don’t know him or like him. They don’t even know what they’re doing or saying anymore. It makes no sense! But that’s OK, if he keeps doing what he’s doing, he’s good for.....

.....all Jews, Blacks, Gays, everyone. And importantly, he’s good for everyone in America who wants a job.” Wow! @newsmax @foxandfriends @OANN

henry

Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump
9m

“Thank you to Wayne Allyn Root for the very nice words. “President Trump is the greatest President for Jews and for Israel in the history of the world, not just America, he is the best President for Israel in the history of the world...and the Jewish people in Israel love him....

....like he’s the King of Israel. They love him like he is the second coming of God...But American Jews don’t know him or like him. They don’t even know what they’re doing or saying anymore. It makes no sense! But that’s OK, if he keeps doing what he’s doing, he’s good for....

.....all Jews, Blacks, Gays, everyone. And importantly, he’s good for everyone in America who wants a job.” Wow! @newsmax @foxandfriends @OANN

Old Lurker

I appreciated Cathy's perspective on the last 50 years of the Catholic Church.

They destroyed their brand and took the Main Protestants with them, far as I am concerned.

henry

Foxconn, verticle walls start.. exactly on original schedule.

https://journaltimes.com/business/local/foxconn-goes-vertical-construction-of-fabrication-plant-walls-starts/article_bc5736a7-53dc-5379-88ca-014e62a23c09.html

MissMarple3

Buckeye,

I am extremely tired of people telling me what to do. The temperature in my house is MY business and no one else's.

James D.

This is about the suggestion that we set thermostats at 82 degrees at night.

Abso-fucking-lutely motherfucking NO.

Sorry. This is, if you'll pardon the pun, a hot button issue for me.

MissMarple3

By the way, I wish someone would tell Senator Warren that her black top and leggings with varied overlay of red or green knit jacket is wearing thin. My good friend wants to know how many she has and how often they are washed. LOL!

MissMarple3

Donald J. Trump‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump · 9m9 minutes ago


Brandon Judd, President, National Border Patrol Council. “This will effectively end Catch and Release and curb illegal entries.”

Old Lurker

About those EPA-Energy Star "suggestions" for thermostat settings. (Every single Prog control law with teeth starts out as an "aha" suggestion.)

Tell me the truth. Don't you think those people and the entrenched EPA watermelons were just sitting around drinking beer wondering how, oh how, can we get Americans to buy into the AGW scam once and for all? Somebody probably said "the A**hole deplorables sit in their airconditioned cars and their airconditioned houses, admiring their immaculate green lawns, and over consuming every little thing in single use plastic containers...and they just don't feel the pain. I got it! Let's make them sleep at 82F. That'll bring them around.

Problem with getting old is one realizes he has seen every movie and every book plot several times before.

MissMarple3

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


Rep Tlaib wants to cut off aid to Israel. This is the new face the of Democrat Party? Read the AOC PLUS 3 statements on their hatred of Jews and Israel. Check out Rep. Omar (the great people of Minnesota won’t stand for this).

Buckeye

OL, I think most of the reason for the churches going down the tubes in the West is a fundamental cultural shift over the last 50 years.

Most people find the idea of subservience to anything, distasteful.

Church leadership just reflects that.

Old Lurker

Buckeye "Does this make me a bad person?"

I run ten tons of AC on Nantucket with my windows and doors open so we can enjoy the salt air. I run twenty tons of AC in Potomac so my maids are comfortable when we are on Nantucket.

If YOU are a bad person, what am I?

jim nj

MM,

I hadn't been paying attention to the economic opportunity zones, but apparently investors were.

Sometimes all it takes is a local, state, or Federal incentive to turn an iffy project into a money-maker.

It's probably tough for many inner city projects though. Too many other local issues.

henry

Is the EPA's office thermostat set at those temps? Why not?

clarice

exactamundo, OL

henry

Every single Prog control law with teeth starts out as an "aha" suggestion

another reason to avoid "smart home" thermostats etc.

Buckeye

So the Danes are having serious butthurt for being stood up for the prom.

Yes Trump is "unpredictable".

That is a big reason why he is effective.

MissMarple3

https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2019/08/20/bokhari-the-koch-soros-alliance-to-censor-the-internet/

MissMarple3

Buckeye,

I will bet we own Greenland by 2024.

Old Lurker

Henry, they have the infrastructure in place already. The utility in DC (Pepco) sends every homeowner a periodic report card showing how much electricity he uses compared to "similar houses in your neighborhood".

One would have to be stupid not to see where THAT goes once they get Trump in prison and reinstate proper leadership at the Overlords.

Buckeye

BTW, electricity in my neck of the woods is down to about 5 cents/KWH.

Thank you frackers! Thank you miners!

Buckeye

I will bet we own Greenland by 2024.

Sounds like the Greenlanders are all for it.

Maybe they can get some guys from Hong Kong to come and help organize protests:)

MissMarple3

Donald J. Trump‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump · 5m5 minutes ago

“The speed bump has been missteps by the Federal Reserve.” @CharlesPayne2nd @foxandfriends So true!

Manuel Transmission

OL, I agree. As an outsider, I am perpetually amazed at the self destructive nature of what all the churches have done to themselves. It has to be the same brain worm that brings down viable countries and turns them into Venezuela.

I’m still making book on the Fatima Prophecy that this Pope is the last one.

Captain Hate

OL, I think most of the reason for the churches going down the tubes in the West is a fundamental cultural shift over the last 50 years.

They completely misread the 60s and destroyed themselves in the process. It was like a religious Jonestown from which they haven't recovered as they look at the Evangelicals and scratch their heads like a bunch of retards.

henry

Byron York @ByronYork
13m

Lots to learn in upcoming Horowitz report, but much will boil down to just two questions: 1) How much did Obama DOJ spy on Trump campaign? and 2) Was it justified?

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/columnists/what-we-need-to-know-from-the-horowitz-report

Buckeye

If YOU are a bad person, what am I?

OL, you are clearly a DEPLORABLE:)

MissMarple3

Old Lurker,

We got one of those "Here is how your electricity usage compares to your neighbors" things the other day.

1. I am HERE all day and not going to have a hot house. (Plus there are 2 of the 3 dogs who have collie-like coats and they do not need to be overheated.)

2. I run a computer, which I am pretty sure my neighbors don't.

3. We have an additional room added on the back, which makes our house about 25% larger than the others in this neighborhood.

4. I don't care what my neighbors spend on electricity or anything else. I probably spend more on wine than some do, too.

Captain Hate

Nothing says "libertarian" like trying to censor the Internet. Fuck those Kochs in particular; let them make book with their new allies on the left and see how that works.

James D.

Lots to learn in upcoming Horowitz report, but much will boil down to just two questions: 1) How much did Obama DOJ spy on Trump campaign? and 2) Was it justified?

How can York even pose #2 as a serious question?

James D.

I am perpetually amazed at the self destructive nature of what all the churches have done to themselves. It has to be the same brain worm that brings down viable countries and turns them into Venezuela.

It's the same thing that countless companies do every day: turn their backs on their core business and alienate their current customers to try and attract a whole new, theoretically more lucrative customer base.

It very rarely works.

jim nj

nytol, I'd like to comment further, but my brain has disengaged.

henry

James D, maybe he's asking if the Horowitz report was justified. It's clear to me the wait for it isn't. Plus if it is like his first report, it will be a waste of paper.

York can wait for Horowitz. I'm waiting to see if Durham indicts anybody. (Comey got a pass already? How about that).

Old Lurker

And proud of it, Buckeye.

PS to Cap'n, Iggy and Porch: I appreciate the good advice you have given me over the years when I bitch about the Episcopal Church. I KNOW you are all correct and yet I keep banging my head into the wall.

PPS about the destruction of the brand by the big churches. For oldsters who recall the House Banking Scandal that brought the end of Dem control of Congress in the era of Newt, it seems to me in a similar manner, that the hyper sexuality of pedophilic and gay priests was the straw that broke the camel's back and unleashed the flood of rejection seen since the 60's.

James D.

henry, I think that's a really generous reading of what York wrote. I'm pretty sure the second question encompasses the first - was the spying on Trump by Obama justified.

But York was nevertrump, so I guess I shouldn't be surprised.

Buckeye

The Fed releases the minutes of the July meeting today at 2 Eastern.

Hopefully, the language in the minutes is not as clumsy as Powell in front of a microphone.

Marlene

Good Morning! I heard hubby talking on the phone at 4:30 this morning. The daughter was at the airport,waiting for her flight home.Yay! She'll arrive at Dulles this evening. She texted me yesterday that the smog in Beijing was terrible. Aren't the Chinese huge polluters? I'm supposed to be concerned when we make a roaring,smoky fire in the fire pit? *eyeroll*

rse

Anyone here had any experience with annulments in the catholic church? Hubby informed me a couple of weeks ago that his brother had finally gotten the annulments needed to get remarried in the catholic church and wanted him to come out for the service.

Annulled two marriages on one side with children and where hubby #2 had adopted the children from 1st marriage and annulled marriage on the other side with kids in their 30s. Hubby feels like this all just confirms his long time view of corruption in the church.

I hadn't heard until a few days ago that the senior priest at the parish his parents have attended for more than 60 years and helped significantly in all campaigns asked him before his mom's funeral "what he should say about her". He thought he should already know.

MissMarple3

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

“The speed bump has been missteps by the Federal Reserve.” @cvpayne @foxandfriends So true!
================
Repeat. I wonder if he got Payne's Twitter handle wrong, hence the repeat.

MissMarple3

Donald J. Trump‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump · 2m2 minutes ago


The Fake News LameStream Media is doing everything possible the “create” a U.S. recession, even though the numbers & facts are working totally in the opposite direction. They would be willing to hurt many people, but that doesn’t matter to them. Our Economy is sooo strong, sorry!

MissMarple3

I know we already know this, but I am going to post Payne's tweet anyway.

Charles V Payne‏Verified account @cvpayne · 33m33 minutes ago

More Signs of Recession?

Target (TGT) Monster Financial Results
all-time record earning
best two year comp sales in more than decade
raises full year guidance

Lowe's (LOW) Crushes It
revenue, earnings and comp sales beat Wall Street
operating margins surge
strong comp guidance

Old Lurker

rse "Anyone here had any experience with annulments in the catholic church?"

Back in the day, my very Catholic business partner liked to date divorced women because, once she set the hook, he could say "sorry, because of my faith I cannot marry a previously married woman. I'm sure you understand..."

He has been married to Debbie for thirty five years now because she discovered the fine print that the Catholic Church would annul both of her prior marriages as if they had never happened.

MissMarple3

Donald J. Trump‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump · 1m1 minute ago

Doing great with China and other Trade Deals. The only problem we have is Jay Powell and the Fed. He’s like a golfer who can’t putt, has no touch. Big U.S. growth if he does the right thing, BIG CUT - but don’t count on him! So far he has called it wrong, and only let us down....

.....We are competing with many countries that have a far lower interest rate, and we should be lower than them. Yesterday, “highest Dollar in U.S.History.” No inflation. Wake up Federal Reserve. Such growth potential, almost like never before!

MissMarple3

https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2019/08/20/facebook-hiring-corporate-media-veterans-to-manually-curate-news-tab/

Oh, THEY won't be biased! (Rolling my eyes here.)

Narciso

Thanks shes safe marlene.

Captain Hate

Believe me, OL, I miss the Episcopal Church and what it meant to me. In addition to being an altar boy I'd go to summer camps (Peterkin wasn't the only one; I went to the much closer Camp Wright, a relative dump on Kent Island just on the Eastern Shore, more often) and it provided a good grounding in right and wrong. But in the late 60s I could see that it was making all the wrong moves against the bedrock congregation. So I stopped going.

Jack is Back!

rse,

Every Catholic Diocese has a retinue of Canon Lawyers whose sole purpose in life is to grant annulments as long as the price is right. Also, if you were married outside the Catholic Church, it is not even recognized as a marriage by Canon law. Annulments from my understanding are from Catholic church weddings only.

And to anonamon's lecture last night, I was President of a Catholic school board for 5 years and the Chairman of the Parish Council. I wrote the Parish plan and strategy required for the New Evangilization. I have left the "brick's and mortar" of the church plus the tithing, not my belief's. Big difference but thanks for your concern.

Jane

"If YOU are a bad person, what am I?"

A person with "maids" (plural).

Good for you! Are they legal?

peter

Less than 24 hours remaining on my twitter suspension so I should be able to start reading links posted here.

Narciso

Aqs base in syria hyt is in northern syria, this is part of what agitated tulsi, also she expressed it in the worst way, now we knoe the leadership of the original islanic atate had organized itself at camp cropper. But promotion was through attrition

Threadkiller

Here is the Brandon Judd interview that Trump used to tweet a quote:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=VssykHFHkJE

Narciso

That matthew desmond who seens to be carlos slims favorite new chimo is a piece of work. He makes john nash seen serene.

Melinda

This Fed talk by DJT smells like a trap for someone.

Not sure just who yet, but I have ideas.

Captain Hate

clarice,

I watched Liberty Heights a couple days ago. Typical Levinson capturing perfectly life in Balmer at that time, particularly getting the names of the neighborhoods right and how the strip clubs on The Block would go by the wayside because of tv.

Narciso

Jesus was a foe of the organized religioud factions of thr day, whether the sadduccees the pharisees as wwll as roman pantheism, since its carried out by men, and men are fallable rhat is an attendant problem

Narciso

So will powell be coaxed out of his burroe for a second rate market what will the mascaline markets in response.

Narciso

Cut, the piece by schmitt misuderstamds how islamic state organized itdelf, they reached bench atreengh from raiding prisons and doen the euphrates, the turks have beem hammering innidlib.

Melinda

I don’t think Powell will go in Sept, but I can’t vote.

Buckeye

and how the strip clubs on The Block would go by the wayside because of tv.

Back in the 70s our major competitor was Baltimore based.

I had a customer tell me once that while our product was superior, Columbus had nothing like "The Block":)

Narciso

Didnt you catch the journal serving as loyalist press in ahenzhen, of course if you surveyed opinion in leipzig in 89, you might have gotten the same result.

The Infamous Ignatz

The mainstream churches, including the catholic church to a lesser extent are dying and/or emptying out because of one thing; a house divided against itself cannot stand. Nor can anyone serve two masters. Either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other.

They increasingly have one foot in the Kingdom and one in the world, to the extent many have a pinky toe, if that, in the Kingdom. The world hates God and so the churches have to choose. And with all due respect to Anonomom those in them have to choose also. God has no need of the Catholic church nor its cathedrals nor the Anglican, Presbyterian or the eastern Orthodox. He has no need of any of us. He deigns to love us anyway and all he tells us to do is love Him and each other and to not neglect the gathering of the saints. In the beginning that meant people's homes. We are now the temple of God and so wherever we are is where and what the church is. No one owes a single lick of trust to any manmade denomination because doing so is putting our trust in princes and the sons of men. Our only trust is to be in Him. At some point the time will come when those buildings will either be leveled or turned into houses of worship of anyone but God. The church that the gates of hell will not prevail against is the body of believers who refuse to let their house be divided even if it means they have no physical house.

Narciso

I think thats what i was clumsily trying to say, because we are fighting agaunst powers and principalities, which are not merely political.

The world is full of sin, because it id the realm of the man of perdition alao itd the easiest choice, its the expected choice

Narciso

Indeed for we are the prodigal son and yer he welcones us back if we are sincere.

clarice

You might be surprised to know, CH, that Balmer in those days was almost a twin of Milwaukee. Maybe that's why his work resonates so with me.

MissMarple3

ICYMI:

I spoke with Ken Ard on “Wake Up Carolina” about the DOJ/FBI investigation of the Trump campaign, the upcoming report from IG Horowitz, the national debt, and more.

LISTEN:https://t.co/qOttWjvfBS

— Lindsey Graham (@LindseyGrahamSC) August 21, 2019

10-minute interview at link.

Narciso

How was it in the timd before banks we lived the better part of a centuru without need of them,

GUS

z remember back in the late 60's when Japan attacked the World Trade Center. I was working as a COAL MINER in Scranton. President FDR came and spoke to our Union. It's SEARED in my memory. Dr Jill says "Howdy".

Joe Biden.

Narciso

Forget it hes rolling Gus. Well blutowski did end up being a senator, although biden was probably more like peter riegerts character.

GUS

It's not a recession that's coming, it's a RUSSIAN, WHITE SUPREMECIST RECESSION.

Narciso

And the press covers up the solons brain spark a jar of paste,

MissMarple3

Donald J. Trump‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump · 19m19 minutes ago

My proposal to the politically correct Automobile Companies would lower the average price of a car to consumers by more than $3000, while at the same time making the cars substantially safer. Engines would run smoother. Very little impact on the environment! Foolish executives!


joan

lol, I was over at kausfiles and happened upon this, which gave me a good chuckle. I thought maybe someone else on jom might need to smile:

"He's as sharp as he ever was! Joe Biden's defense against his embarrassing misstatements is not that they're isolated incidents (get serious) — and certainly not that he's getting old -- but that he's always been like that. This is true. The problem is Biden's also always been losing presidential races -- in 1998 and 2008, the two times he's run. In 1988. I was working at Newsweek when Eleanor Clift unearthed a video of a Biden telling (an admittedly annoying) voter at a New Hampshire coffee klatch "I think I probably have a much higher IQ than you do." Biden then rattled off five academic boasts, most of which turned out to bogus (as Newsweek's reporters -- not the New York Times’ -- first disclosed). Biden dropped out of the race soon after that. This was 30 years ago!

"You can be an effective president and a bad presidential campaigner. But unless he somehow makes his indiscipline lovable -- the way California Gov. Pat Brown made his bumbling lovable -- Biden may be doomed. (He seems doomed anyway, frankly, for Muskie-esque reasons. If you want a suitable metaphor, here's US women's cyclist Mara Abbott being overtaken by a pack of competitors — who had enjoyed an aerodynamic advantage — at the finish line in Rio. If you were rooting for Abbott, as I was, it was brutal. Root for Biden at your peril.)"

joan

clarice posted a bit from kausfiles, Leave the Snakepeople Alone, -- a few minutes ago I couldn't remember where I got the link when I posted the bit about Biden.

Narciso

I remember when then seeming lone volunteer martin omalley cried tears in newswssk ovsr his canceling his campaign and leaving him high and dry.

MissMarple3

Donald J. Trump‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump · 5m5 minutes ago


So Germany is paying Zero interest and is actually being paid to borrow money, while the U.S., a far stronger and more important credit, is paying interest and just stopped (I hope!) Quantitative Tightening. Strongest Dollar in History, very tough on exports. No Inflation!.....

...WHERE IS THE FEDERAL RESERVE?

Captain Hate

I'm not surprised, clarice. A not overly large industrial city built on a large body of water. I remember reading about the Milwaukee Braves being popular because the players mostly lived in the neighborhoods and thought that sounded like the Orioles and Colts.

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