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May 26, 2020

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jim nj

https://www.theverge.com/2020/5/27/21271655/microsoft-windows-10-may-2020-update-download-available

I was wondering why my hard drive was so damn busy.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

--"we think this is the new normal permanently"--

I question that.
The first time somebody or their kid dies in their car waiting for a procedure or alternately once a treehugger calculates how much extra CO2 will be expelled when half the country is sitting in the parking lot with their car running and the air conditioner on.
I imagine more people will wear masks than before and the six foot thing might last awhile but it'll all end.
People wore masks and separated themselves during the Spanish flu thing too but as soon as it blew over things went back to normal.
I think a minority do not want things to go back to normal, including pretty much all progs and prog pols but most people do. At least that is my anecdotal take. I have asserted to many people that this is the stupidest thing to occur in my lifetime and have yet to have anyone disagree.

henry

@realdonaldtrump

If the FISA Bill is passed tonight on the House floor, I will quickly VETO it. Our Country has just suffered through the greatest political crime in its history. The massive abuse of FISA was a big part of it!

Tom R

Momto2 @ 6:09

My daughter will be a freshman at Bama as well this fall. Right now they are saying the campus will return to normal for the fall semester. She has already made the decision that if that changes and distance learning is mandated, she will likely withdraw and go to a JUCO for the first semester instead. There is just no reason to pay a lot more money for tuition for 101 level classes at Bama, Auburn or any large school when you don't get to experience the campus social atmosphere and are instead stuck at home still living with your parents.

Captain Hate

Momto2,

Teddy gets his first post Covid-666 haircut tomorrow. The only DeWine imposed stupidity we'll have to endure will be to ring a bell at a special entrance where someone will pick the big boy up. The breeder is a MAGA person so I'm sure she hates this as much as I.

Btw did you know dogs shouldn't eat lemons or limes?

Tom R

This qualifies for today's No Shit Sherlock award.

https://www.zerohedge.com/political/wikipedia-co-founder-says-site-badly-biased

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Whether Trump's tweets re Scarborough will cost him votes or not IDK, but I do know they are not slanderous or more appropriately, they are not libelous.
He has not stated that Scarborough murdered that intern as a fact and so it is not defamation.
Questioning whether something may or may not be true or expressing a mere opinion on the matter is not defamatory, especially of a pubic figure like Beaker.

I do think he should switch off to other lying shitbirds who spent the last four years calling him a traitor and a Nazi and worse, without cause, until the mooks get a clue as to what it is he's doing.

henry

I made a beer run today (in case the rocket launched). Normal traffic and crowds, not a mask in sight.

Background factoid (TMJ4): Racine is the #14 hotspot in the country on new cases of Kung Flu. Free testing started in two spots in Racine and one in Burlington last Thursday. 3-4% positive on an order of magnitude increase in daily tests. Still at most 25 cases in a 10 mile radius of me. But the clinic has lockdown rules, the grocery store / Walgreens staff are full Covid terror, no restaurants are open, and bars are full.

Another Bob

And now CDC says the antibody test is 50% accurate???

jim nj

https://news.yahoo.com/half-matter-universe-missing-found-151624740.html

Half the matter in the universe was missing – we found it hiding in the cosmos

henry

I thought Cosmos were full of perfume ads. Too stinky to look inside

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Joe Biden has always been one of those guys just smart enough to know what a dope he is and so in his quest to not sound like an idiot he does the opposite.
He's also one of those wusses who is just tough enough to know what a wuss he is and so in his quest to sound tough he has promulgated some of the most memorably insipid tough guy stories in our fair nation's history.
I could see Bazooka Joe Biden taking his place alongside Paul Bunyon and Pecos Bill in the myth-making department.

henry

@jamesokeefeiii

The jig is up.

Silicon Valley is being exposed.

Next month we start releasing new tapes.

Sign up for censorship free updates at veritasupdate.com

#ExposeBigTech

https://twitter.com/jamesokeefeiii/status/1265770606584311813?s=21

Extraneus

Hawley's not a squish - he's been front and center on China, for example, and I think that was after they already had him high on their enemies list. I don't think Blackburn is either, but I could be wrong about her. Cruz isn't, and he'll love questioning whoever Graham lets on stage. So will Kennedy if he's up on the facts. Grassley has been good on the Russia hoax. Too bad he's not the Judiciary chairman anymore.

To me the question is, who has the motive to whitewash things? Anyway, I'm hoping for some informed questioning of Rosenstein, along the lines of how Ratcliff questioned Mueller.

Ex: "Can you name the section in the Special Counsel code that relates to counterintelligence investigations?" or "Does the code require evidence of criminality?" or "You thought a Special Counsel was needed to investigate Roger Stone?"

There are 11 Rs on the committee. Many of us here could help them form an 11 question list. They could then decide how to divide the questions among themselves.

Each Senator should follow one theme. It would make it easier for them to study the facts, too.

jimmyk

That CDC thing about the antibody tests is very vague and slippery. I don’t have it in front of me but as I recall, it’s *potentially* 50% accurate, or maybe 95% accurate. If I can do some math, the idea is that if the test is 95% accurate, but only 5% have the antibodies, roughly 10% might test positive. That’s how they get the 50% figure. But if 50% truly have the antibodies, maybe 52% might test positive, meaning it’s 95% accurate. It’s a very misleading way to describe it, I suspect willfully so.

In addition, they’re vague about whether the inaccuracies are mainly false positives or false negatives. They act as if it’s false positives but my impression had been that false negatives were more likely.

The CDC agenda just seems to be “Keep fear alive.”

DrJ

Hillary Hahn is very good:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqA3qQMKueA

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Singer should just buy a controlling interest in twitter and break the wheels of the progs' little red wagon.

henry

Ext, will Miss Lindsey put RR under oath? If not... the rest is irrelevant.

GUS

2 QUESTIONS. Why has "nobody" provided a list of white hats who signed FISA WARRANTS.
STUPID or CRIMINAL.....BOTH.

And....can you give me the quote where TRUMP said YOOOOOGE HEAD SCARRED BURRO, murdered someone

Yooooooge Head is sick and disgusting for the shit he's done. He has lied repeatedly to the AMERICAN PEOPLE, trying to take out the ELECTED POTUS.

I hope he gets his sooooon.

henry

Singer is more a minority stake cash me outside investor than a long term majority investor. Raise stock price or face greenmail is his style.

MissMarple2

I went outside this afternoon when it got warm and the breeze was starting to pick up but it hadn't cooled the house off yet. Friend texted me the launch was scrubbed.

I read a bit more in that book "Inside the Trump White House".

Things I learned that I didn't know:

Melania speaks seven languages, plus a smattering of a few more. The French people were ecstatic and proud that she spoke fluent French when she was in France on her second visit.

Tiffany's mother is from Atlanta, Tiffany is attending Georgetown Law School, and she is very close to her father and visits the White House often, and stays with the Kushners at Blair House when she can.

Donald Trump's faith is much deeper than many realize. He has known Paula White for 18 years, and mostly watches Sunday services on television because his attendance is so disruptive to a congregation. He grew up attending Marble Collegiate Church, and Norman Vincent Peale was his pastor. (I highly recommend reading just this chapter if nothing else, because it really will give you a different perspective on him.)
The author interviewed Jerry Falwell Jr., Robert Jeffress of Dallas First Baptist, and several others, all of whom had no doubt in his sincerity.

The children are very close and admire their father tremendously. They also get along with Melania, whom they like and find an admirable character because she is so hard-working and loyal. President Trump is devoted to her as well.

This author wrote books on the Bush family and the lives of various first ladies, including Laura Bish, so it's not like he is just a Trump groupie.

Now I will shut up.

MissMarple2


Donald J. Trump

@realDonaldTrump
·
16m


At my request, the FBI and the Department of Justice are already well into an investigation as to the very sad and tragic death in Minnesota of George Floyd....

....I have asked for this investigation to be expedited and greatly appreciate all of the work done by local law enforcement. My heart goes out to George’s family and friends. Justice will be served!

Threadkiller
@jamesokeefeiii

The jig is up.

Silicon Valley is being exposed.

Next month we start releasing new tapes.

I will start with slow and small yawns building up to the expose. That way my jaw doesn’t break itself with a single giant yawn.

anonamom

Unless Trump knows something we don't and new evidence will be revealed before the election, IMO these attacks are going to cost him some votes.

No they aren't .

If that keeps somebody from voting for him, they weren't voting him anyway.

MissMarple2

Donald J. Trump

@realDonaldTrump
·
1h


Thank you to @NASA and @SpaceX for their hard work and leadership. Look forward to being back with you on Saturday!

Extraneus

I agree, TK. If this is a dud, I'm moving my Amazon Smile donations to Fitton.

jimmyk

I question that.

Yeah, this is at least the third time in the last 20 years we've been told that "the world has changed forever." Each of the last two times life has pretty much returned to normal within a year or so. Really all that's changed is that government gets bigger and thinks it needs to take care of us more, though it really doesn't. We've got the security theater at airports after 9/11 (now taken over by the government), and post-2008 we have the Fed and Treasury believing they can fix all the problems they created with a few $trillions of our money.

But aside from that, our lives return to normal, and I expect that to happen with this too.

Narciso

Reuters is quite a joke isnt it.

MissMarple2

Kevin McCarthy

@GOPLeader
·
1h
A Democrat from Maryland just voted seven times on legislation in Congress. This is NOT what the Founders had in mind when they created representative democracy.

One representative should equal one vote.

President-Elect Jim,SunnyvaleCA

"And now CDC says the antibody test is 50% accurate?"

Despair. We have no idea, then, how many people have had the flu and recovered.
Dem politicians can plausibly say "we don't know enough to re-open". Of course the courageous people of GA, TX and the other re-opening states are proving it's safe by putting their lives on the line but media + Dems will continue to fling fear at the wall.

The. CDC. Sucks.

MissMarple2

Jim, SunnyvaleCA, USA,

Maybe THAT is where Ric Grenell will be sent next.

He could do no worse, and probably a damn sight better.

MissMarple2

Carlos Osweda thread on the powers President Trump currently has over Twitter through the FCC:

https://twitter.com/COsweda/status/1265738251098189825

"Thread

I was just listening to Gary and Shannon on KFI AM 640.

Even after four years, they still don't get
@realDonaldTrump.

Their consensus is that he has no authority to force Twitter to stop "fact checking" only conservatives.

WRONG."

President-Elect Jim,SunnyvaleCA

Ah, thanks jimmyk for the more nuanced "50% accurate" explanation.

And thanks for the book review, Miss M!

Ric Grenell should not go to CDC, it's a dead end.
I like FBI lol

Jane

Congrats! Mom!

anonamom

‘Something isn’t right’: U.S. probes soaring beef prices

I paid 8.99 for GROUND f'ing CHUCK today in northern MI!!

(We really wanted hamburgers. Most expensive hamburger I have ever eaten at home.)

President-Elect Jim,SunnyvaleCA

Sent to me in email. Romney not a shining light.

Nolte at Breitbart isn't happy.
https://www.breitbart.com/the-media/2020/05/27/nolte-time-team-obama-accused-romney-killing-woman/

And the ad played on…

But after all that, I’m supposed to be outraged because Trump is sticking it to a human piece of garbage like Joe Scarborough, a guy who publicly joked about having sex with and killing this woman, a guy who regularly smears Trump and his supporters as Nazis and mass murderers… I’m supposed to be morally outraged by that?

F*** you.

What you are really asking is that I roll over and accept the media and the political establishment’s two sets of rules; that I roll over and accept my status as a second class citizen in my own country.

F*** you again.

Narciso

Sork8n is such a tool

https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/scott-whitlock/2020/05/27/watch-these-cable-hosts-savage-each-other-over-your-friend-trump

henry

Thread

@maciverwisc

WEC Teleconference 5/27: Commission rejected motion, 3-3, on sending out a letter to all registered voters on how to vote absentee. The motion was rejected by conservative members because it did not require the Elections Commission to view and approve of the letter's wording.

https://twitter.com/maciverwisc/status/1265784924193411073?s=21

MissMarple2

Chuck Callesto

@ChuckCallesto
·
51m


BREAKING NOW: Trump Expected to sign EXECUTIVE ORDER on SOCIAL MEDIA COMPANIES early tomorrow..

MissMarple2

"He is arguably the greatest president in our history.” Thank you @LouDobbs! pic.twitter.com/6dfy0yxu9l

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 27, 2020

Video at the link.

anonamom

Who cares about antibody testing???

How does that impact ANYBODY, short of frontline medical workers, who might skip the PPE theater?

Once again--in March, with how things looked in Italy, we thought this was The Plague.

It's turning out to be a very bad cold, unless you had the misfortune of a D governor. Except in Massachusetts, where your R governor is as bad as a D governor.

(Not flu; corana viruses cause colds.)

henry

Anonamom, also highlights how bad single payer healthcare (Italy) is vs even our ACA hosed competitive type.

MissMarple2

anonamom,

I don't care. I didn't care about the other tests, either.

MY criticism is that they run to the microphones and hand out some information like it is Gospel truth, and then reverse it a few days or weeks later, leaving non-medical people confused.

President-Elect Jim,SunnyvaleCA

How would we tell that nursing home deaths are starting to get traction in the public mind?

1) MI
https://www.breitbart.com/health/2020/05/27/michigan-wont-report-how-many-coronavirus-deaths-nursing-home-infections/

Michigan is now the only state among the 19 states with more than 900 COVID-19 deaths that is not reporting the number of those deaths that are from nursing homes.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a Democrat, has failed to implement state level reporting on the number of COVID-19 deaths in the state from long term care facilities more than one month after local media reports first indicated the state of Michigan has a serious problem with COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes.

2) NY
https://dailycaller.com/2020/05/27/andrew-cuomo-nursing-home-order-deleted/ — Cuomonista now trying to cover up his death order to nursing homes.

President-Elect Jim,SunnyvaleCA

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/05/27/report-new-mexico-gov-michelle-lujan-grisham-bought-jewelry-amid-shutdown/

[J]ust days after the April 3rd news conference and a week before
Easter, KRQE News 13 has learned that Gov. Lujan Grisham called an
employee at Lilly Barrack on Paseo to buy expensive jewelry. The jewelry
was bought over the phone, but the employee went to the store, got the
jewelry and placed it outside the door of the store where someone who
knew the governor picked it up. This is according to the person who runs
Lilly Barrack stores. She says she didn’t know about it until after it
happened. She also said no one was allowed in the stores at that time
due to the public health order.

Narciso

The goal is to demoralize, confuse us make us give up our liberty

henry

Narciso, they can have my ammo one round at a time.

Jane

Thank you Amom. I’ve been operating under that assumption for over a month

henry

Trump linked vid of Dobbs and Jordan on FISA.

https://twitter.com/realdonaldtrump/status/1265790356379054080?s=21

Threadkiller

Jim Jordan on Lou Dobbs(via CTH):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1lAawxSwPEA

Jordan is great in these interviews.

Narciso

Only one round?

Threadkiller

Who cares about antibody testing???

Our overlords.

Threadkiller

Thomas Massie Retweeted

Scott T. Parkinson
@ScottTParkinson
·
7h
Good thing Congress created a $17 BILLION carve out for @Boeing two short months ago!!!

When will we learn? #NoBailouts

Quote Tweet

Scott Wong
@scottwongDC
· 7h
Boeing laying off 6,700 in US with 'several thousand' more planned

https://thehill.com/policy/transportation/499738-boeing-laying-off-6700-in-us-with-several-thousand-more-planned#.Xs6XjUn9I9U.twitter

Threadkiller

Henry!

Narciso

Remember twains admonition about the legislature.

henry

TK, I said I went to town and got beer. :)

Jordan thinks even less of RR than I do. Hmmmm.

GUS

Wasn't Obama going to stop all diseases and seas from rising or some such manure???

Imagine that Barney Fife looking lipless wonder in charge right now.

GUS

Anonamom, what town are you near. You prolly know that I spend as much time as possible on the BORDER on the Wisconsin side, across from IRON RIVER.

Narciso

Kernen is the only one at cnbc that didnt induce projectile vomiting.

Narciso


Rocket surgery being practiced


https://mobile.twitter.com/davereaboi/status/1265775639799398404

henry

Trump also linked Dobbs with Sara Carter on social media bias

https://twitter.com/realdonaldtrump/status/1265792961612320769?s=21

Narciso


Is there something in the water


https://mobile.twitter.com/BridgetPhetasy/status/1265770235791052801

henry

Narciso, AB5 sells out the gig economy that post millennials got suckered into by the globalists. An epic red pill.

GUS

Who did these RUSSIANS who were supposed to be "HACKING" our elections, pay for the ads they placed????

Anyone??? Buehler

Narciso

Google and facebook of course

Threadkiller


Rep. Paul Gosar, DDS
@RepGosar
·
3h
So we have the ability to trace interactions between individuals with COVID-19 but not Jeffrey Epstein's pedophile ring?

GUS

This Mark Zuckerberg guy? Not real bright is he.

jim nj

I should have prefaced that CDC article on antibody testing. I just put it up and I probably should have commented that it didn't mention a specific test. I think there are more than a dozen in circulation now. They all suck? I doubt that.

I think they are more of a curiousity item for most folks. I mean if you really think you had the CCP it might bring some closure to the wondering. OTOH, why risk the disappointment of a negative result and the realization that you are still vulnerable.

I think the best use for them would be in hard hit areas like NJ where it might make it easier to open up if there was a high rate of positive antibody tests.

That testing is happening in NJ, but damned if I can find any tabulation of results. Kinda makes one wonder why that would be?

Narciso

Well they arent specific on the type of test, deliberately.

jimmyk

I'm going to express a rare disagreement with amom. If the antibody tests are at all accurate they can help individuals know they are (likely) immune, and they can also help project the risk of a new wave of the virus. While we properly think the virus is not that big a deal, the fact the many people are panicked over it, and our government is using it as an excuse to wield more power and harm President Trump, the more information we have to fight that, the better.

henry

OL, you are not alone...

https://www.tmj4.com/news/coronavirus/landlords-flock-to-wisconsin-courthouses-to-file-eviction-notices-after-moratorium-ends

jimmyk

the fact the is that....

Narciso

But the usual suspects like fulton armstrong


https://babalublog.com/2020/05/27/new-book-exposes-the-growing-threat-to-the-u-s-posed-by-communist-cuba/#comments

MissMarple2

https://dailycaller.com/2020/05/27/anthony-fauci-america-magazine-forestall-communion-church/

‘You Just Gotta Forestall That’: Fauci Says There’s No Safe Way To Distribute Communion At Church
================================================

This guy is nothing but a menace.


GUS

Looting now in Minneapolis. I wonder what they'll take first??? TOILET PAPER or LIQUOR???

NIKES.

Narciso


Those who speak truth to power

https://babalublog.com/2020/05/26/pedro-luis-boitel-the-cuban-freedom-fighter-who-fought-both-the-batista-and-castro-dictatorships/

Captain Hate

A lot of churches haven't distinguished themselves by completely ignoring the spiritual needs of the flock during this fake pandemic.

Narciso

They think they can feed the crocodile enough:

https://mobile.twitter.com/kscullinfox9/status/1265791117959798785

anonamom

Antibody tests are most certainly helpful, but FDA just said 27 of the ones out there have too a high a false positive rate to pass muster, so that's why I was spouting off.

RELIABLE antibody tests will be super duper!

Definitely, if we find lots of people with antibodies, like they did in the Chelsea neighborhood in Boston three or four weeks ago, that is GREAT news. Esp since half of those people couldn't even remember having a runny nose.

anonamom

I do not see why a priest who disinfects his hands with alcohol can't pass out communion safely, if the recipient receives it in their hands.
Maybe they should hold their breath as they approach the priest...

Honestly, Tony Fuaci worries way too much!! Somebody tell him it's got a 99.8% survivabilty rate for people under 65.

Go work on that vaccine Tony.

henry

80% of Kung flu cases are asymptomatic.

https://time.com/5842669/coronavirus-asymptomatic-transmission/

Extraneus

Iran: Father Beheads 14-year-old Daughter as She Slept in Honor Killing

(Click to open.)

Melinda

Josh Caplan
@joshdcaplan
REUTERS: Arizona files consumer fraud lawsuit against Google, alleging company used "deceptive" practices to obtain location data of users

https://twitter.com/joshdcaplan/status/1265805381802082305


Hey, whadda ya know! The suit exists as does the Reuters story:

Reuters Legal
@ReutersLegal
U.S. state of Arizona files consumer fraud lawsuit against Google reut.rs/2Xb3VyZ

https://twitter.com/ReutersLegal/status/1265804983317954560

[Can't wait til they find out about this thing called "FaceBook"....]

Also,

Wesley Pruett
@DrWesPruett
Settled or threatened? @FOOL_NELSON @dbongino

TheBlaze @theblaze
Tulsi Gabbard drops $50 million defamation suit against Hillary Clinton bit.ly/2B2pzww

https://twitter.com/DrWesPruett/status/1265804912325062656

Dave (in MA)

GUS,

Cop killed a guy, so everything's free at Target:
https://twitter.com/kscullinfox9/status/1265791117959798785

MissMarple2

Melinda,

I am REALLY looking forward to that EO on the social media companies being signed tomorrow!

Captain Hate

If Minneapolis hadn't stolen the Washington Senators this wouldn't be going on.

henry

I blame Vikings fans... reality destroyed by Marshall’s run to the wrong end zone.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Marshall_(American_football)

Threadkiller

Cop killed a guy, so everything's free at Target

That’s one way to encourage the use of a mask.

GUS

Not at all DAVE, they're just rushing inside to see what the LADIES room looks like INSIDE.

Threadkiller

CH, have you selected a primo beer for the night? I ask that you settle back, absolutely detune George Conway from your mind, and enjoy this 25mins of Kellyanne:

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

We are both on the same page about her and the headaches her dipshit husband causes, but this is a hell of a performance in front of the weasel media. I am going to watch it a second time.

I rate it as “Epic.”

jim nj

sneaky timing

https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/transportation/2020/05/27/nj-turnpike-authority-approves-turnpike-gsp-toll-hikes/5265226002/

"The New Jersey Turnpike Authority commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday to approve a plan that raises tolls 36% on the turnpike and 27% on the Garden State Parkway, a vote that came after the panel heard hours of testimony that ranged from support for infrastructure projects during an economic crisis to dismay that the commissioner would act when much of the public is distracted by the coronavirus outbreak."

Threadkiller

I apologize. I encourage everyone to watch the video.

henry

Great Reagan vid. Where is Ms Conway?

Threadkiller

Here is the correct YouTube:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=h8A9wwOIXDU

Dave (in MA)

¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Dave (in MA)

Was Bloomberg speaking at the White House for some reason just before her?

jimmyk

“Antibody tests are most certainly helpful, but FDA just said 27 of the ones out there have too a high a false positive rate to pass muster, so that's why I was spouting off.”

If you saw my 6:43, the CDC was playing numbers games to make the tests seem less reliable than they really are.

Narciso

I got ahead of you dave. Jubal thar crazy academic in plano linked it.

KevlarKid

https://www.redstate.com/elizabeth-vaughn/2020/05/26/843709/

Asymptomatics spreading CCP (not).

Repost.

Narciso

Back to normal

https://mobile.twitter.com/RealCandaceO/status/1265760797415915520

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