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January 17, 2021

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Threadkiller

Bangor school system will not allow students (I assume middle school/high school) watch the inauguration because of potential violence.

Can’t have them see the drooling idiot for the first time and question how he got 84,000,000 votes.

Texas Liberty Gal

I read this am that Parler was back online but when I went there to finally join, still was still off line.

Jim Eagle

Jane,

On cue: Tim Stanley in the Daily Torygraph, tells you about dogs and how wonderful they are in the age of lockdowns.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2021/01/18/dogs-another-lockdown-victim-centuries-dont-know-raise/

fdcol63 🇺🇸

So .. now that the Capitol invasion by a mob was televised live around the world, and now that foreign countries know just how easily that happened ....

Just how long will it be that we experience a REAL "White House Down" event?

The US is a farce now ... no longer the serious and exemplar country that it once was.

Barry always wanted to make us "just another country". We're there.

rse

Probably the only good thing to happen this week is having the heating & air people come after the 25 year old system went out over weekend (currently have 4 layers of sweaters and 3 of socks) and then telling us it's the control board and furnace itself looks good.

MissMarple2

https://www.oann.com/rescue-efforts-continue-in-indonesia-following-deadly-earthquake/

MissMarple2

When AOC starts pushing her "save the polar bears Green Energy program, maybe someone will point this out to her:

Tony Heller
@Tony__Heller
·
5m

In 1922, no ice formed around Svalbard the entire winter. The US Weather Bureau reported a "radical change in climatic conditions" - glaciers were disappearing - and Polar bears did just fine.

ftp://ftp.library.noaa.gov/docs.lib/htdocs/rescue/mwr/064/mwr-064-02-c1.pdf

MissMarple2

New York Post
@nypost

· 35m
German quarantine breakers to be held in refugee camps, detention centers https://trib.al/81xr5ER

Art in Newport

Jane, sorry about Kiwi. Lost our family dog this year.
Remember, all dogs go to heaven

henry

Thread here.... show or real?

@cecchini_dc

BREAKING

Loud speakers at the Capitol warn of an “external threat”. Smoke can be seen in the distance with guards running.


https://twitter.com/cecchini_dc/status/1351188240515129344?s=12

henry

Turns out it was a afire under a bridge at a homeless camp.

Threadkiller

The internet believes there is a fire under a bridge outside the The Great Wall of the DC Protectorate of China. Inside the wall panic ensues.

Crisis/Waste and all that..

Probably a bum fire on a cold night.

Threadkiller

I could have refreshed. Henry has is covered.

Bela1

Dear Jane,
So sorry to hear about Kiwi. It's not easy to experience such a loss because we love our pets so much. Hang in there & hugs to you! Take care.

Threadkiller

Between MM’s link and henry’s I cannot help wonder what becomes of us when a pandemic that is <99% survivable hits us or when an actual riot at The Capitol takes place.

Old Lurker

Me too, Jane. I am so sorry about Kiwi.

MissMarple2

TK,

I am rooting for the big asteroid to appear, myself.

sbwaters

Logged in for first time since yesterday to see Jane’s sad news. Jane, Mrs. sbw and I sent you an email.

MissMarple2

Well, this is the most hilarious video I have seen in a while, and it shows that some of us are able to mock ourselves for gullibility:

“Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when you move, fall like a thunderbolt.”
― Sun Tzu, The Art of War pic.twitter.com/pWhFR4iNAu

— Shannon (@Avery1776) January 15, 2021
Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

The house goes on the market Friday. YaY!

Now to find one in time that we don't end up in a rental or something. Yikes!

Old Lurker

Top story at Lucianne:

"Biden Seeks To Annihilate Trump’s Legacy
With Flood Of Executive Orders Within
First 10 Days"

As predicted. No "UNEXPECTED" there.

We are all in for a Dallas "Bobby in the Shower" scene when that series brought Bobby back from the dead after killing him off in the final episode the year before.

Of course they can not so easily undo the actual debt we now owe, nor the expectation that money does indeed fall from the sky, nor, now that it worked, F,S & L governments no longer having to operate pursuant to previous constitutional limitations.

Rocco

Does anyone know if I need a special tool to replace a SIM card in an iPhone?

joan

" Biden’s transition team asked if it would be possible to determine which soldiers voted in GOP primaries or who have contributed to GOP candidates so commanders could station them away from the president-elect. The request was refused fueling their fear of attack."

I read those tweets to my husband and he said: If you're captured in combat all you are required to do is give your name, rank, and serial number."

I was going to ask if the tweets (requests) were really true, but, knowing the lack of history, civics, etc., taught in our schools over the past decades, it probably is.

Guess my question is -- do you guys think the Biden team really asked for that information?

Rocco

I found the answer, I can use a paper clip or earing with a stud to open the sim card tray.

fdcol63 🇺🇸

Rocco,

Just something really SLIM and LONG, like a very thin wire or thin folded out paper clip, to use to push in and release the existing SIM card.

fdcol63 🇺🇸

Not really long, but long enough.

joan

When I woke up my husband was watching Hogan's Heroes. 'Much better than the news,' he said. :)

Neo

The Capitol is under evacuation. Unclear as to why.

Smoke can be seen in this video
https://mobile.twitter.com/santiagomayer_/status/1351190278431006726

Neo

Moved my SIM card last night with a paper clip

rse

Statement from an entity most of the state department of ed's belong to and get curricula from--

As an organization committed to engaged, responsible global citizenship, we and our community have been deeply impacted by this month’s violent attack on the Capitol, and the underlying and systemic issues that created the conditions for these events. And today, on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we are deeply reflective about the implications. What transpired was appalling, but not surprising.

White supremacists have plagued this nation since its founding 245 years ago; their power has increased over the past four years with political leaders who share this ideology from state houses and Congress all the way to the White House. Marching through the People’s House to undermine the peaceful transition of power isn’t just an assault on our democracy, it is an assault on our humanity. Our team and our community of educators is committed to the continuous work of deepening our understanding of these issues, actively helping and supporting young people in finding their own agency to build a stronger and more equitable democratic society.

We must think carefully about how to repair the damage that has been done to our nation and dedicate ourselves to measurable action. How do we ensure that people do not fall prey to conspiracy theories and misinformation? How do we create a society that values and celebrates the diversity within it? How do we center equity when our systems weren’t designed by or for so many of our fellow Americans? How do we encourage democratic process participation with empathy, compassion, and a critical mind? And, how do we collectively support educators, young people, and families to be the local and global leaders and changemakers we all need?

It is these deep challenges that World Savvy was founded to overcome. We are working to educate and engage youth to learn, work, and thrive as responsible global citizens. Our community of educators integrates empathy, understanding, and inquiry-based competencies into classrooms to ensure the next generation can communicate across differences, think critically about facts and information, demonstrate empathy, and collaborate and problem-solve complex issues with diverse stakeholders. These events have made it clear there is much work to be done and we need to continue to learn, hone, practice, and improve in our efforts to advance our society beyond where it is today.

We need to strengthen our democracy and build the foundation for a more equitable society where there is no safe place for racism and prejudice. We must press on to reimagine learning for the 21st century in order to equip our children to address complex, real-world challenges, including an American democratic system that has been undermined by white supremacists.

As we celebrate the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, it is he who said, “The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.” Even as we further develop our intelligence by deepening, expanding, and adapting programming to answer these pressing questions and meet these challenges as an organization, we are also deeply introspective. We need to focus on our character, doing all we can to examine the ways we have participated in perpetuating systems of injustice, missed opportunities to be bolder and clearer about injustice, or failed to create transparent pathways for our community to hold us accountable. We invite you all to continue on this learning journey as well, and to call us out and in as we work to always uphold our values: to notice and disrupt exclusionary patterns, lean into complexity, believe big things are possible, and see the whole person - to name a few. This introspection and accountability will also help ensure we can achieve our urgent mission: to ensure the next generation of leaders have the skills and dispositions to thrive and lead in our diverse, interconnected global society.

Look for resources and support in leading dialogue with young people in your community coming from us in the months to come, to aid in this journey. Thank you for being a part of this community.

henry

Paper clip? Hillary used a hammer.

fdcol63 🇺🇸

rse,

Or as I like to say, "Blah, blah, blah, more inane racist and Leftist bullshit, blah, blah, blah."

henry

Model of corruption:

The former South Bend, Indiana mayor, who was nominated to be Joe Biden’s transportation secretary, reported earning $800,000 to $1.8 million from January 2019 to December 2020 on a new financial disclosure form, which lists his income and assets in broad ranges.

Like other presidential candidates before him, Buttigieg earned the bulk of that money from book deals and other media engagements.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/michelatindera/2021/01/17/how-pete-buttigieg-earned-more-than-800000-in-2019-and-2020/

fdcol63 🇺🇸

As Instapundit says:

"K-12 IMPLOSION UPDATE: Public school teacher forces third graders to acknowledge their privilege. I’m beginning to think that the past 50 years or so of letting our children be educated by the enemies of our civilization may have been a mistake."

Rocco

Thanks all, I'm not very good with phones. An old friend called me but I didn.t recognize the number and couldn't understand a word he was saying, his phone is obviously broken. Joe's a bad alcoholic with severe COPD and when his brother offered to buy him a new phone, he refused it, too proud I guess. So I bought a fully unlocked, refurbished phone. I hope he accepts it and I think he will from me. We were close back in the day.

matt - deplore me if you must

Wow! It has been a terrible 12 months for losing dogs. Art is right. I expect to meet Nacho, Babe, Baby, Duke and Moses on the other side.

So Biden wants to EO and cancel Keystone XL. The man is a certifiable nitwit. EO's are not royal decrees and Keystone has spent billions building the pipeline so far.

I predict a very expensive court case which Biden will lose and which will cost the government billions.

I hope those 185 Constitutionalist Federal judges are ready to stand up to the autocrats.

matt - deplore me if you must

I forgot Blue, who I hope has somewhat better manners when we meet again.

Bela1

You're a good man, Rocco.

Jane

Art,

Thank you. I realized this morning she’s up there playing with Daddy. They really got along!

Rocco

Bela, I know a lot of people who would disagree. I've told this story about my now wife pressuring me to get married when we were dating. So being the coward that I am, I emptied my bank account and bought a bus ticket to CA. Joe let me move in and carted my ass around in an old vintage Mercedes. But after a couple of months, I started missing Laurie, ran out of money and hitchhiked home.

So I'll remind him about all those things he did to help me out and tell him I want to be able to hear and speak to him before we get any older. And if he still refuses it. I'll leave it somewhere and tell him to chuck it if he doesn't want it. But I really think he'll accept it.

Gentlejim

Good man, Rocco.

Henry,

Hammers are for BlackBerrys. Paper clips for iPhones.

Rocco

I remember Daddy rubbing her belly on the couch in Sturbridge, she wasloving it, and so was he.

Jane

Thanks everyone! I appreciate - and truly feel all your love. It means so much!

Tom R

https://www.zerohedge.com/political/china-sought-influence-2020-us-election-director-national-intelligence-assesses

Melinda has been saying something interesting is about to happen for a couple days now. So far this is the only recent news I can find related to the election. Yesterday the Washington Examiner published the DNI report plus the ombudsman report. I haven't heard of the ombudsman report until now so I think this is new information.

Congress has had the ombudsman report since 7 JAN. The ombudsman report just confirms what we already expected that intel analysts opposed to Trump tried to coverup China's interference in the election. #twoweeks isn't possible anymore. Something interesting has to happen today for #twodays to apply. After that instead of something interesting about to happen it switches to something terrifying. Hopefully all the info Trump wanted declassified gets published today. That would definitely be categorized as interesting.

Captain Hate

Published where, Tom? The media and tech giants have cut Trump off and nobody seems to care. I've never seen anything like it and everyone is carrying on like it's no big deal.

clarice

Yes, CH. In countries where that happens, opposition grows under the radar.

Neo

This seems to confirm the rumors ...

FBI Probing Allegation That Woman Stole Laptop From Pelosi’s Office to Sell It to Russia
https://www.theepochtimes.com/fbi-probing-allegation-that-woman-stole-laptop-from-pelosis-office-to-sell-it-to-russia_3660762.html

Tom R

CH @ 12:49

The Washington Examiner. The ZH link I provided has a link to the PDF of the omsbudman report.

Davod

Neo. Like the rioters were looking to hang Pelosi and Pence?

Jane

Does anyone know how to make strawberries bleed?

Davod

Neo. The Chinese probably pay better.

Neo

I was just referring to the rumor that Pelosi lost a laptop.
They do an evacuation and leave secret materials laying about.

Jane

I hope Pelosi’s laptop show she was in on the planning for tha siege on the Capital.

Narciso

So is danchenko behind this claim as well?

henry

Thread on how curtain will fall on freedom. Remove filibuster, pack supremes, end all circuit courts (and judges), crate new lower courts with new judges 100% appointed by Xiden/Harridan.

@amuse

BREAKING: Democrats are considering dissolving the current federal circuit courts and thereby dismissing all current federal judges. The plan is to create newly revamped circuits filled exclusively with Biden appointed judges.

https://twitter.com/amuse/status/1351209455392858115?s=21

Neo

The Pelosi laptop loss explains why she went crazy.
Of course, they will blame it on Russians .

clarice

I think amuse may be in the sauce with that one.

what is it? A new version of Q ?

clarice

Jane, remember you were trying to reach me in the middle of last night's events?

Tom R

From the Epoch Times article reposted at ZH:

The Washington Examiner published Ratcliffe’s letter and the ombudsman report on Jan. 17, 10 days after publishing an original report on the documents.

Here is the link to the Examiner article on 7 JAN. It has both the DNI report and Omsbudman report embedded. I don't know why the Epoch Times is reporting that the Examiner published these documents on 17 JAN they are already in the 7 JAN article. Maybe this isn't new information at all.

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/intelligence-analysts-downplayed-election-interference-trump-inspector

Neo

Mike Huckabee: Kamala Harris Bailing Out BLM Protesters Last Summer Should Be an Impeachable Offense

henry

Clarice, someone needs to be the leading edge of crazy.

Captain Hate

One small paper that's generally overlooked by the networks? It will either be ignored or reported as "debunked".

Neo

The Daily Caller:
Mika Brzezinski Rails Against Twitter, Facebook: ‘You Need To Be Shut Down … You Have Destroyed This Country’

Tom R

I don't know who Amuse is or how they got a blue check on Twitter but that is the same person who broke the news that a CNN reporter was embedded with the ANTIFA/BLM thug who helped instigate the breach of the Capitol.

henry

We will be in home detention forever at this rate.

https://www.zerohedge.com/covid-19/california-halts-vaccinations-moderna-batch-linked-unusually-high-number-adverse-reactions

Dave (in MA)
    The internet believes there is a fire under a bridge outside the The Great Wall of the DC Protectorate of China. Inside the wall panic ensues.
Hobo fire in one of Bowser's encampments.
Melinda

@AdamHousley
1/2 California EDD fraud that’s at least 10 Billion..is going to be a huge issue and bomb once the 1099-G get issued. A ton of legitimate working people around America are going to be taxed $20,000 to $50,000 dollars in unemployment benefits that they did not collect due to fraud

2/2 In some cases this will place them in higher tax brackets and owe thousands of dollars in tax bills. The theft is so blatant. Do you you think the IRS is going to be able sort this out? I bet they can’t. How can they know who’s PII was stolen and whose wasn’t.

https://twitter.com/adamhousley/status/1350535699636752385?s=21

By design, recall Mnuchin had every live bank account pinged before the FedBux went out.

Narciso

Capitol district must not be breached on pain of being avoxed

Jim Eagle

Just made a pint of Enchilada sauce for tonights Enchilada casserole. Nice smoky flavor to it and not much salt (a pinch, maybe). Not a beer drinker but a nice cool Modelo seems perfect for dinner.

So, DC, Bowser, Pelosi and Schumer are scared to death of Trumpians invading, stealing their gold and wimen? This whole Biden as POTUS reminds me more of that great satire "One Flew over A Cuckoos Nest".

Now more than ever we need a Ken Kesey to chronicle this upcoming Cuckoos Nest of a presidency.

Narciso

Made some kung pao chicken the other day.

JohnH

Jane, closest thing I can come up with for making strawberries bleed would be to macerate them.

Clean, hull and slice. Put in a bowl, add some sugar and stir. Let sit for at least 30 minutes. They will release juices. Make sure they don’t sit too long or they get mushy.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

--Remember, all dogs go to heaven...--

Whoever said that hasn't known some of the dogs I have.
Where do you think hell hounds come from?

Jane

Isn’t Trump supposed to release some stuff?

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

'amuse' may be mistaken but it is within congress's power to do that and considering the Russia hoax, two crazy ass impeachments and the Dems being a legalized mafia I would most assuredly not put it past them.

Dave (in MA)
    The Daily Caller: Mika Brzezinski Rails Against Twitter, Facebook: ‘You Need To Be Shut Down … You Have Destroyed This Country’
Information must flow only from officially sanctioned sources.
Dave (in MA)

Someone on my town's FB page pointed out that MLK day is a trash holiday. 😮

Turns out it means that trash pickup for Monday will be on Tuesday.

MissMarple2

The Daily Wire
@realDailyWire
·
45m
Democrat Steve Cohen Suggests White Male National Guardsmen Could Pose Threat To Biden’s Life http://dlvr.it/Rqr7kf

Threadkiller

Listening to Limbaugh talk about the National Guard troops getting check for malicious Trump tendencies. Every news break the breathless news readers amplify the concern that a great many Guardsmen need to be scrutinized for their political leanings.

I’m so old, I remember when the military hated Trump because he secretly said he thought they were cowards and pussies.

(I wrote that elsewhere, but it seems timely here)

Melinda

Jack Posobiec :us:
BREAKING: Raw intel includes indications Chinese networks amplified messaging that painted Trump as a white supremacist - DNI official

https://twitter.com/jackposobiec/status/1351205069119774731?s=21

MissMarple2

https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2019/02/22/onalaska-texas-aircraft.html

Headline:

1,000 registered aircraft, no airport: The strange case of Onalaska, Texas

This is from February of 2019, just retweeted by an Israeli. I have no idea if the article has any current significance.

Old Lurker

JohnH "Jane, closest thing I can come up with for making strawberries bleed would be to macerate them."

Wouldn't that just make them go blind?

Davod

From Instapundit:

"BLACK GOLD. TEXAS TEA. Researchers trace geologic origins of Gulf of Mexico ‘super basin’ success. “The Gulf of Mexico holds huge untapped offshore oil deposits that could help power the U.S. for decades. The energy super basin’s longevity, whose giant offshore fields have reliably supplied consumers with oil and gas since the 1960s, is the result of a remarkable geologic past—a story that began 200 million years ago among the fragments of Pangea, when a narrow, shallow seaway grew into an ocean basin, while around it mountains rose then eroded away.”

Just in time for Biden to ban all oil and gas exploration. Were they waiting for Trump to leave?

https://phys.org/news/2021-01-geologic-gulf-mexico-super-basin.html

Dave (in MA)

Gab appears to be down again.

MissMarple2

In an effort to get people back into movie theaters, Turner Classic Movies is going to show some classic movies on the big screen in selected theaters. This link shows which ones they are:

https://www.wthr.com/article/entertainment/movies/tcm-big-screen-classics-2021/73-304c58ef-7382-413d-bafa-2248dc054e1b

There are only 2 I would be interested in seeing: The Ten Commandments and Willy Wonka an the Chocolate Factory. Not much interested in the others on the big screen, because their appeal comes from the acting and not special effects or scenery.

MissMarple2

https://twitchy.com/dougp-3137/2021/01/18/really-harry-reid-says-mitt-romney-is-a-very-very-fine-human-being-now/

GUS

Typical Harry Reid. zero character. One eye.

Narciso

Thate why they called clean face. And tony spilotro tried to blow him up for a double cross.

Narciso

Well ive never seen the maltese falcon, in its entirety.

henry

Birdcage. Boyz in the Hood.

Seems a woke list of “classics”

henry

No John Wayne or Clint Eastwood...

MissMarple2

Like I said, The Ten Commandments. And maybe Willie Wonka (fond memories of seeing that with my son when he was young.)

I think these are selections from the ones Turner Classics owns.

MissMarple2

Handel's Messiah in its entirety.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JH3T6YwwU9s

And a comment, to give us (especially me) perspective:

Ronald Messick
Ronald Messick
3 weeks ago
I have listened to this performance several times but this year I needed it more than ever. Having terminal cancer in the time of Covid I sometimes wonder what will get me first, but this video makes me much more accepting of whatever God has planned for me. I am grateful to YouTube for making wondrous musical experiences like this as close as my computer, and I plan on leaving this world fulfilled.

Porchlight

Jane, just catching up from weekend travel. I am so very sorry to hear about Kiwi. Hang in there!

MissMarple2

Cardinal Conservative
@CardinalConserv
·
4m
BREAKING: HILLARY CLINTON connected Chinese-American Socialite, Luo Lili, jumped to her death from her penthouse in Hong Kong on January 6th.

*Interesting timing. interesting company to keep. another body to the Clinton count.

MissMarple2

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/acting-secretary-of-defense-says-no-intel-of-an-insider-threat-to-the-inauguration

Davod

Linked by Instapundit

Police command structure crumbled fast during Capitol riot

[170 rioters, 2200 Capitol policemen.]


https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/police-command-structure-crumbled-fast-during-capitol-riot/ar-BB1cRjcM?ocid=BingNews

Captain Hate

Democrat Steve Cohen Suggests White Male National Guardsmen Could Pose Threat To Biden’s Life

This is the loon who tried to join the Black Congressional Caucus despite being more melanin deprived than I am. He subsequently brought KFC to a hearing so maybe he wants a recount.

Narciso

What riot, can they cut back on the crazy pills.

MissMarple2

Oh, I forgot to tell you guys. When we were driving to my son's yesterday (bleak, snowy, leafless trees) we passed an area which seemed to be abandoned. (House with broken windows, overgrown grass, etc.) Out in the field next to it was a rusted semi-truck trailer. On the side of it someone had painted in big, black letters "Infowars.com."

Talk about dystopian!

MissMarple2

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-space-exploration-virgin/bransons-virgin-orbit-reaches-space-with-key-mid-air-rocket-launch-idUSKBN29M0DD

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