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April 03, 2020

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JM Hanes

TK:

I figure you must know the gal who answers phone at tv station, by now, but I'm not so sure about Annie and Joe.

Stephanie: Greg Maddux? I had to look all these baseball guys up!

Momto2: Tammy Faye Baker?

jimmyk

My list:
George H.W. Bush
Condoleeza Rice
Edwin Meese
Thomas Sowell
Milton Friedman
Paul Samuelson
Archbishop Sean O'Malley
Ben Bernanke
Caroline Kennedy
Loretta Lynch

JM Hanes

jimmyk: Loretta Lynch?

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

LOL, TK.

Threadkiller


LoL, JMH.

It is The Pizza Guy.

I don’t eat any food that has been in a car I know nothing about. Years of working on cars and seeing the crap that layers up in them has been the ultimate turn off. Dog hair, people hair, Pepsi bottles full of chaw spit, dander, skin chunks off of cracked surfer heels.

Crawling on a floorboard to fix something under a dashboard is a horror movie every time.

Pinandpuller

What do you mean “Your People”?

Mayor of NOLA admits they are tracking people thru their phones:

https://twitter.com/karluskap/status/1246642360727076865?s=21

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

Nope not Greg nor TG. I used to own a BB card shop in the 90s. Had both in the store for signings.

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

Mine is Hal Needham. I was at a party with him in the 80s but never got introduced.

Narciso

I think mt met him in memory serves

Pinandpuller

I’m not really caught up yet, are y’all making fantasy drone kill lists or what?

Manuel Transmission

JMH, we get our misty moments that can be Druidic, or Coastal Salish in their longboats. The archipelago nature is actually also rather Norsk which Is why my ancestors settled around here.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

--5 deaths in Taiwan. 77 in Japan. 373 in Sweden. 445 in Brazil. No lockdowns. This was never going to be the “millions of people” killer the academics predicted. The question is, why is anyone still listening to them?--

There may be an argument against lockdowns.
This isn't it.
Sweden has gone to a semi-lockdown and is still increasing regulations pretty much every day or two.
Same with Brazil. It has gone from 100 cases on March 14th to 10,000 today and each day its regs get tighter.
Taiwan and Japan were fortunate as socially homogeneous islands who were still on guard from the threat of SARS to identify and isolate their early cases. Even so Japan keeps threatening to break out of its low range.

Manuel Transmission

As far as getting jimmyk and Peter out of NYC, that’s quite doable, but they can’t bring anything except their sweeties. No luggage. Weight and balance, ya see. Fast, but small.

Pinandpuller

jim

I saw some New Jersey plates on a BMW turning into a Dollar General down the road. Are you running an interstate COVID numbers racket?

JM Hanes

Stephanie: I figured you knew Hal Needham fer shure!

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

Nope. At a distance only. Doesn't count.

JM Hanes

Pin:

We're listing 9 famous people w have met and one whom we haven't, and we're trying to guess each other's fakes.

JM Hanes

Stephanie:

You've certainly had an interesting career path. Baseball cards, who'd a thunk it?

Pinandpuller

Milwaukee County is 26% Black? That is disturbing:

The news from Milwaukee is deeply troubling. The county is 26% black...

https://twitter.com/trevondlogan/status/1246553898577518593?s=21

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

Yep. I opened that in August 1991 just as the Braves were going from worst to their first WS. Crazy times. Sold it just after K was born in 93 but before the strike. It was more of a side track than on my career path.

Perfect timing.

jimmyk

JMH, No I met Loretta Lynch. She was in my college class, but I don't know if I ever actually met her then. But I met her when she was on the Board of the NY Fed.

Another Bob

That was a matter of time Pin.

Also a sign that media is getting tired of the “pandemic” story.

Manuel Transmission

Yeah, Hal and me were besties for a couple of weeks back in 72. That guy was nutz. Had no sense of pain, so being a stunt guy was perfect. After we tried to kill him about five times, he went on to shoot a movie with John Wayne who played a cop (IIRC). So Hal sets up a stunt where he races a cop car down a beach at about 60 and has a mortar buried in the sand that blows the car up into the air in a roll maneuver. Of course, he broke his back on that one. Stunts Unlimited was his operation.

mike in houston

OK here are mine

Willie Nelson
Kris Kristofferson
Leslie Ann Warren
Paul Newman
Joanne Woodward
George Bush
Alan Ludden
Carol Baker
Jack Dempsey
Leonard Bernstein

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Loretta Tarmac Lynch on the board of the Fed.
That inspires confidence we're in only the best of hands.

Manuel Transmission

It was McQ. Seattle cop. Came out in 74.

Pinandpuller

HBO, you expect me to believe that Nathan Lane is a hardbitten detective who roughs up heterosexual males?

JM Hanes

mike: Jack Dempsey?

JM Hanes

Man Tran:

That reminds me of a line in a car racing movie with Yves Montand who was asked if he ever worried about what might happen to him if he crashed? He replied, "To do anything truly dangerous requires a certain lack of the imagination."

jim nj

PIN,

If that was directed at me I sold my 68 Camaro in 2011 and haven't owned a car since then.

The last few years I had it I was suffering from undiagnosed PTSD and the car had an ancient outdated inspection sticker. I drove it once a week, after dark, for food and beer shopping.

I was driving so seldom that my insurance cost was the highest per mile expense. Like $1-2 per mile.

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

A guy I dated back in the 70s is a stunt man. His brother was a stunt man back then (mostly retired now) and is married to Morgan Brittany of the Dallas TV show and Close up toothpaste ads. Both worked with Needham and were basically trained by him. He's how I met Tom Wopat. Wopat came to Atlanta for the Chattahoochee Raft Race and stayed with us. Nice guy.

Manuel Transmission

Hal and Burt were roomies back then and I think Sally Fields was part of that group through some connection with Yakima Canuck who practically invented stunt work.

JM Hanes

When I was in college, I went to Iran with a Persian-American friend and her mum, back before the revolution, but I never met Farah Pahlavi (or the Shah, either). :-)

Pinandpuller

"Maya Angelou - both greek names

Maya - midwife (also a greek goddess)
Angelou - she of the messenger (angelos = messenger. ergo the english word angel)

Don't know if any of this is relevant."

Me either, but since it came up...

Pinandpuller

jim

I wouldn't expect the "Godfather" to be running the actual numbers.

Pinandpuller

I think McQ was John Wayne's last movie and MAC-10's first

Another Bob

I’ve led a sheltered life. Not sure I’ve met ten famous people.

One of my jobs as a kid was busboy. I bussed the table where Howard Cosell had dinner once. A few NFL players, one HOF. Probably the best hockey player in history. A player on the 80 US Olympic team.

jim nj

Worldometers look see

Total US cases 311,635, new cases 34,160, %change 12.3%, deaths 8,454, recovered 14,825.

Recovered seems to be outpacing deaths. I haven't tracked those number closely so I can't give an exact %change for either. Intuitively a recovery should happen faster than a death. i. e. mild cases should resolve faster.

After yesterday's bi-state spike to 54.2% of all cases the lowering %change rate for NY has returned at 36.8%. NJ has 10.9% down from yesterday, but still up from 2 days ago.

recap
date total cases new cases %change
4/2 245,373 30,073 +13.9%
4/3 277,475 32,102 +13.0%
4/4 311,635 34,160 +12.3%

%change has been on a down trend for 9 days now.

With 5 smaller nations by population surpassing China's "official" statistics, and Iran's "true" stats likely doing the same there is no logical reason to believe China's numbers anymore.

Not that any of us did, but I think it's beyond any propaganda argument.

jim nj

Sheesh. 3 attempts to get that posted.

PIN,

Shush. Like that mafioso in Brooklyn or Queens who used to wander on the streets in a ratty bathrobe mumbling to himself, I've got the FEDs convinced I'm a poor brain-addled nobody in NJ. Don't blow my cover man, there will be consequences.

Watched "The Ten Commandments" tonight, again, somehow it never gets stale.

jim nj

Watched most of the press conference today.

I've said before I don't like Dr. Murray's projections. I got the sense that Trump is pushing back on that and Fauci and Birx are bending.

They mentioned that they are doing near real-time monitoring of ventilator and PPE requirements. Stuff is scarce and the model isn't as predictive as real-time monitoring is.

I've argued that the R0 is not a constant across the USA. That was admitted at the press conference.

A one-size fits all solution isn't needed.

While we were watching the "loud" outbreak in Washington State a "silent" hot-spot was building in the NYC area at about the same time.

It will take some time before we can map the spread of the virus through the US, but I imagine a very large portion will trace back to the NYC area.

Nassau and Suffolk counties on LI will be the easiest example to prove. Many of the other hot-spots will probably be traced back to the NYC area via people traveling on planes.

Pinandpuller

I need to check my bookmarks to see if I have Bill Gates getting a pie to the face saved:

Bill Gates says all public events should be canceled until EVERYONE takes vaccine.

#ID2020
#TheMoreYouKnow Dizzy symbol

https://twitter.com/DonnaWR8/status/1246508141405184008?s=20

Pinandpuller

Who would give a newborn ANY vaccine? Who would allow that?

In 1999 the CDC, NIH, FDA all knew that children who received the HepB #vaccines at day 1 of live had an increased risk of 1135% to get #autism over children who waited 60 days. Watch the deception unfold...

https://twitter.com/LotusOak2/status/1246539692092334087?s=20

Pinandpuller

So World Bank issued “pandemic bonds” in 2017 with an interest rate of 12% that were set to mature in July 2020, with one catch: If “coronavirus“ became a pandemic - and in 2017 they called Coronavirus by name - then investors would lose all their money.

https://twitter.com/ml_1maria/status/1240310180455342083?s=20

anonamom

TK, you never answered my questions when I asked:
Did you ask your doc for hydroxychloroquine?
Did he turn you down?
Are you getting covered in aerosolized virus multiple times a day in your line of work?

James D.

Ig @ 10:13 last night

Interesting comment about audience expectations and the finale of The Prisoner. The thing is, if 90% of the audience doesn’t get what you were trying to say, that’s probably on you as the creator.

MissMarple2


Brad Parscale - Text TRUMP to 88022
@parscale

At the worst possible moment, @JoeBiden
has endorsed tax increases on Wisconsin residents.

So desperate to be the Dem nominee, he’s getting involved in local issues.

@realDonaldTrump
is at work protecting the country & Sleepy Joe wants to raise taxes
=======================================
Donald J. Trump
@realDonaldTrump
·
9h
He wants to raise taxes all over our Country!

sbwaters

My list & one lie:

TM
Daddy
Jane
Dave_in_Ma
jimmyk
Clarice
JMH
JiB
MissMarple
Tonto
Stephanie
and a few more

sbwaters

New hospitalizations and deaths are both significant.

Hospitalizations indicate instances of severe spread. Deaths indicate unsuccessful treatment.

MissMarple2

Rep. Jim Jordan
@Jim_Jordan
·
21h
Of course Adam Schiff is complaining about ICIG Atkinson being fired. He was Schiff’s key impeachment enabler.

- Let the Whistleblower lie about meeting with Schiff’s staff
- Didn’t disclose the fact that the WB worked for Biden

Schiff still won’t release Atkinson’s transcript!

sbwaters

Not all our palms woven into crosses over the years have been burned to make ashes for the next year's Ash Wednesday.

Buckeye

OK, my list

Muhammad Ali
Princess Di
John Kasich
Jack Welch
Elizabeth Dole
Princess Caroline
Paul Newman
Edgar Winter
John Galbreath
Pete Rose

MissMarple2

Retweeted by the President. Video at the link.

I started #WalkAway w no money. No political connections. No media contacts. Only an idea 2 create a movement 2 free ppl from the lies&manipulation of Dems. The success of our movement is thanks 2 relentless hard work & YOU, the grassroots. Black/brown/white/straight/gay-#WA is🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/z3iWksqg1R

— Brandon Straka (@BrandonStraka) April 3, 2020
clarice

Good morning JOM!https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2020/04/bet_your_life__vote_for_democrats.html

Extraneus

We finally got some good news today.

The Chinese government helped facilitate a donation of 1,000 ventilators that will arrive in JFK today.

I thank the Chinese government, Jack Ma, Joe Tsai, the Jack Ma Foundation, the Tsai Foundation and Consul General Huang.

— Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) April 4, 2020

WTF?

MissMarple2

Extraneus,

That seems to be a more effusive thanks than President Trump got.

MissMarple2

clarice,

Excellent pieces today!

Brad Parscale needs to make an ad of Pelosi rupping up the SOTU speech.

I wonder how anonamom feels about DeBlasio wanting doctors and nurses drafted!

sbwaters

+1 for Clarice. Posted and passed on.

Our Democrat representative can claim that, after the last election, he did not vote for Pelosi for speaker.

Sorry. Nice a guy or not, removing Pelosi will require a House majority of Republicans this time.

Extraneus

The Chinese purposely allowed infected people to travel to NY long after they knew about the virus, and Cuomo kisses their asses because they "helped facilitate" a donation?

After 9/11, Giuliani publicly refused such a donation from a Saudi prince.

Compare and contrast.

Buckeye

The Chinese government helped facilitate a donation of 1,000 ventilators that will arrive in JFK today.

Never forget and never forgive what Xi did.

I understand exactly why Trump is playing nice with this POS at the moment, but that shouldn’t define the future.

Jane

Nope, JMH, nope Stephanie

Jane

Jimmy,

Loretta Lynch

Jane

Mike,

Leslie Ann Warren,

SBW, I know your lie but I won’t tell.

Buckeye, princess Di.

KevlarKid

My 10:

Robert Downey Jr.
Cesar Chavez
Huey P. Newton
Dolores Huerta
Elvin Bishop
Dave Casper
Ken Keysey
Joe Montana
Hunter S. Thompson
M.Scott Momaday

Buckeye

Jane

No cigar.

sbwaters

Another list, one lie"

John F. Kennedy
Henry Kissinger
Frank Zappa
George W. Bush
Dick Clark
Hillary Clinton
Ken Kesey
Alexander Haig
Reba Macintire
Nelson Rockefeller
Otto Preminger

MissMarple2

.@BernardKerik and I tell you what we really think about Dr. Fauci

Reality Unmasked EP 2: Dr. Fauci's Dirty Secrets https://t.co/8QZDSTJkXY

— John Cardillo (@johncardillo) April 5, 2020

Video at the link. Worth listening to. 26 minutes. You may want to open a separate window. (Caution: lots of F words.)

Bela1

Good morning everyone
Clarice hit it right out of the park with her great Pieces today. I’m angry & disgusted again over just how low Democrats will sink to achieve their social & political aims.
Take care & stay safe everyone

GUS

I just heard on local news that "Only 15 counties have NOT reported a case of the RED DEATH so far".

They're disgusting.

Extraneus

I found out last night that my uncle has the virus.
He's old, health compromised, and lives in an assisted care facility on Staten Island. This morning we learned that he has been taken off of oxygen and doesn't need ICU, so all of my cousins are texting their relief.

Meanwhile, Cuomo is thanking the fucking Chinese.

Jane

Wow Buckeye. I’m impressed!

MissMarple2

GUS,

Are they really calling it "The Red Death?"

Jane

SBW: Hillary

GUS

Jimmy Carter,
Jerry Brown,
Scott Walker,
Jerry Glanville
Deborah Harry and all of Blondie
Cheap Trick,
The Smithereens,
Cardinal Timothy Dolan
Hank Aaron,
Aaron Rodgers

Jane

KK,

The last one.

Momto2

JMH - Bingo - Tammy Faye Baker

GUS

It's the RED DEATH during the 30 day trial of Communism.
I prefer the YELLOW DEATH.

Jane

Gus:

Jerry Brown

Extraneus

I don't understand why Trump is retweeting about someone named Joe Rogan saying he'd vote Trump instead of Biden. Is he trying to use reverse psychology on the Dems by trying to knock Biden out and saying he'd rather run against Cuomo?

KevlarKid

Reality Unmasked EP 2: Dr. Fauci's Dirty Secrets https://t.co/8QZDSTJkXY

My opinion about Fauci hasn't wavered since the 90s when HIV/AIDS canonized the homosexual agenda and bled other pressing research needs dry.

POTUS' people need to neutralize this jackal.

Jack Lillywhite

The Shedd Aquarium penguin is on the loose again and this time meets the Beluga Whales😎

https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/03/31/shedd-aquarium-penguins-field-trip-beluga-whales/

GUS

Jerry Brown actually and literally ran into me at the UW-MILWAUKEE Student Union. He was over an hour late for a rally, and as he came through the front door, he banged into me, I said "excuse me", he just shoved past me and entered. Obviously I didn't vote for him. I would have liked to ask him how stinky Linda Rotsnatch was.

Buckeye

Jane

It was purely a weird crossing of paths. I was staying at Grosvenor Hotel in London. Had breakfast downstairs and she was at the next table by herself.

This was a few months before the wedding. I congratulated her and that lead to her wondering where in the US I was from.

Just a little polite chit chat.

GUS

So Cuomo's handlers have made their move to the FAR FAR FAR FAR LEFT. Trump to blame COMMUNIST CHINA NOT to blame. I guess CUOMO just got a whole lot MOAR blood on his hands.

GUS

How could I have forgotten Condoleeza Rice. I had dinner with her and my brother.

MissMarple2

Extraneus,

Joe Rogan is a talk radio guy who is a super fan of Bernie Sanders. If the dems try to replace Biden with Cuomo, a fair number of the Bernie supporters will view it as a second stab in the back (the first was when Hillary got the nomination)and will either vote for Trump or stay home.

It will cause division in the party and cause more people to vote for President Trump. (Not to mention Biden was backing the Wisconsin governor's proposed tax increase!)

GUS

It's funny how the FULL COMMIE is blaming TRUMP, when Fauci and Birx are RODHAM hacks.

MissMarple2

Ha!

Narciso

Sandra day oconnor
Pedro sevsec
Lupita ferrer (spanish genie francis)
Cesar gaviria
Xavier suarez
Brooke shields

KevlarKid

Jane: met him at the eastern sun dance ceremony, Tayak Territory near Port Tobacco MD. 1998.

Narciso

Prayers for him ext.


The ventilstors came via jack ma and the consul in hong kong

Buckeye

I see the current IHME projection has risen from 80 something K to almost 94K for deaths in the USA.

This disease is proving to be a nasty, quick killer.

The world economy was going to get hammered no matter how aggressively we “shelter”.

Fallout is really mostly beyond our control. Doesn’t make much difference whether we borrow 10 times stupid money or 20 times stupid money.

Probably will prove to be the biggest “black swan” event in our lifetime.

On that cheerful note.....

sbwaters

Jane, we have a couple of pix of us at the White House with Hillary and Bill when I was on the National Newspaper Association board.

Better than those gatherings, though I love the WH, was the opportunity to visit different regions of the country where board members came from: Oregon, Texas, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina ...

Narciso

Fascinating sbw

Yes ive met clarice jib catsmesr and rg. Would have likdd to have met daddy but it wasnt to be.

GUS

SBW, I remember the good old days when Milwaukee had 2 Newspapers, morning was the Sentinel, afternoon was the Journal.

I wonder what ever happened to them.

MissMarple2

This has Joe Biden's 3 tweets calling President Trump a xenophobe, etc.

https://twitter.com/Sunrise51052/status/1246777220846080000/photo/1

Jack Lillywhite

JFK (I was 16 y.o.)
Teddy Kennedy
John McCain
G.H.W. Bush
Clarence Thomas
John Steinbeck
Alan Ginsburg
Larry Coryell
Carlos Menem
W.E.B. Griffin (aka William E. Butterworth)

Rocco

Damn Yankees stole my wife's mask!

https://www.wcvb.com/article/after-a-long-planned-cruise-with-friends-was-canceled-she-recreated-a-cruise-vacation-at-home/32043992

But all those masks that Robert Kraft finagled ended up in the city where my wife works.

Narciso

We had the news for a time and thr herald, motr importatntly there is the diario de las americas.

Buckeye

The other day I said Soros was at the top of my “list”.

Last few days, Xi has been giving him a run for the money.

Rocco

Wrong link, here's the right one.

https://www.wcvb.com/article/3-million-masks-ordered-by-massachusetts-were-confiscated-in-port-of-new-york/32021700

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