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18 April 2019

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Paul Emery

What crimes would you charge Obama with Todd?

If Trump is so transparent why won’t he release his tax returns?

Paul Emery

What’s happened to you Barry? You once had a reasonable conservative voice now you are one of the shrill ones.

Barry Pruett

Not shrill just demanding a change. It is frustrating that our leaders play politics. I get that. Now our government is playing politics and that is wholly unacceptable.

fish

Posted by: Paul Emery | 19 April 2019 at 08:56 AM

What’s happened to you Barry? You once had a reasonable conservative voice now you are one of the shrill ones.


Actually Barry remains one of the reasonable ones Palooka. But it is funny to see that you consider yourself an honest broker as to who is "reasonable" politically.

Bill Tozer

Did Bernie promote pulling oneself up by one’s bootstraps?

After all, one of the central myths of the Bernie Sanders wing of the American left is that people who become rich do so on the backs of the poor. As is the case with orthodox Marxists, there is a persistent and widespread belief on the left that wealth is gained by exploiting workers. Moreover, it is believed that market-based economies systematically favor the wealthy while closing off economic success to those who are not already well off. In this narrative, those who haven't exploited workers directly have likely inherited their money from others have who have exploited others.

To hear Bernie Sanders on the matter, however, it sure sounds like he does believe that wealth can be had through a little hard work: "I wrote a best-selling book. If you write a best-selling book, you can be a millionaire, too."

Translation: "You can make a lot of money if you work at it. It's just that easy!"

This sounds suspiciously like the "bootstraps" argument which the left so often and so vehemently rejects. And it's pretty odd to hear it from Bernie Sanders.

It shouldn't surprise us, though, that when called upon to justify his riches, Sanders ended up resorting to a capitalist cliché.

https://mises.org/wire/bernie-tells-america-pull-yourself-your-bootstraps


Todd Juvinall

Paul Emery is the self-described arbiter of reason? What a hoot! He is totally extreme and a mental case. But we let him spew his made up crap all the time. That is what the left does.

Obama and his pals in the CIA and DOJ and FBI and others are guilty of using the country's assets against a political party and candidate. They were seditious and need to be tried and hung. Trump is the most transparent President ever and Paul Emery is such a dick he can't even give him credit. That is called dementia to disregard reality so much.

Todd Juvinall

This was posted on the FUE's blog.

"Chip Wilder says:
April 19, 2019 at 6:06 am

Public Hanging would be a good first start to get our country back from this coven of liars- Starting with Sarah Huckabee (what do you call a person whose job is to lie to the entire country for a cereal liar? How Christian!!-) and end with Barr (calling the Att. General a flak would be to kind).
"

Paul Emery

If Trump is so "transparent" Todd why doesn't he release his tax returns?

Paul Emery

It sounds like yuou'r=ve already convicted Obama Todd. Would you be for a public hanging televised on Fox News?

Paul Emery

BArry

Do you support Todd when he says:
"Obama and his pals in the CIA and DOJ and FBI and others are guilty of using the country's assets against a political party and candidate. They were seditious and need to be tried and hung."

fish

Posted by: Paul Emery | 19 April 2019 at 10:57 AM

Posted by: Paul Emery | 19 April 2019 at 10:58 AM

Posted by: Paul Emery | 19 April 2019 at 11:00 AM


Now that "Uncle Punchy's Super Happy Funtime Question Show" is on hiatus, I've found that for those who enjoy shows with an endless stream of inane "gotcha" questions Palooka Joes - "Lightning Round" does the trick.


God but you're one tedious old hippy!

Paul emery


Fish
I assume you are a Todd supporter And think Obama is guilty and should be hung publicly. If you’re not let me know

Barry Pruett

Wrongfully using the country's intelligence assets against a political party and candidate and the President of the Unites States is treason. The punishment for treason can be death. Listen. If these folks did what Todd is alleging, they need to be severely punished. That said, looping off heads is a little to French revolutionary for me.

AV Easter Bunny

,,,HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Trump is a Total Douche!!!

Okay,,,back to the DEEP STATE conspiracy!!!


https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-attacks-total-bull-in-the-crazy-mueller-report-134949958.html

fish

Punchy,


Is it your assertion that I'm a "Todd Supporter"? That I support punishment outside the judicial process? Is that your contention? That public hanging without trial is something that I've hinted at supporting? Is that the allegation you are making?

What are you trying to say Punch?


(Since I gave up competitive sports I've had no need for a "Todd Supporter" but if you need the extra support have at it!)


Gregory

Here's a trip down memory lane for Paul calling people "Putin cuddlers" for not jumping on the anti-Trump bandwagon:
https://rebaneruminations.typepad.com/rebanes_ruminations/2017/06/truth-will-out/comments/page/1/#comments

fish

You can never go wrong with the classics.......


1) "I never thought I'd see the day when the so called Conservatives in this country would cuddle up with the Russians the Trumpers have. Astounding."

2) "Example of Russia cuddling. Gregory still doesn't accept that Russia interfered with our election".

3) "Of course the leakier was arrested and the rest is history but it shows clearly the intent of the Russians to interfere with our elections to the full extent of their ability. The full truth as to the extent is not yet known.

Combine that with Trump hiring Flynn to be head of the NSA with the full knowledge he was under investigation by the FBI and my yap is complete".

4) "Don

So you think the ODNI’s 25-page report from US intelligence agencies released a few month ago is bunk? How do
you know more than the agencies that prepared the report?"

5) "Don that is an entirely different topic.

Don once again do you believe the conclusions reached in the 25-page report from US intelligence agencies
released a few month ago is bunk? I'm accusing you of Russian cuddling and a good answer would enhance your
position".

6) "No revisionism Walt just citing the 25-page report from US intelligence agencies. Do you believe it was bunk?

George, show me where the unmasking of Flynn has proven to be illegal and who did it. Are there any indictments?
Who has officially made the determination that's it's illegal?

what we do know is Trump hired Flynn while he was under investigation by the FBI".

7) "I did read the Report Don
So it's conclusions are bunk Don?

From the report:

"We assess Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an influence campaign in 2016 aimed at the US presidential
election. Russia's goals were to undermine public faith in the US democratic process, denigrate Secretary Clinton,
and harm her electability and potential presidency. We further assess Putin and the Russian Government developed
a clear preference for President-elect Trump," the report said".

8) "So at this point I will safely assess that Gregory, Don B and Walt are Russian cuddlers because they side with Putin
and Assange rather than the assessment of American intelligence by declaring that the Russians had nothing to do
with attempting to influence American elections by hacking private American emails and distributing results to
Wikileaks to influence American voters so their choice Trump would win the election. Not sure about George. He's
being typically coy about this sort of thing".

9) "You can add Todd to the slumber party with Putin. Todd, Gregory, Walt, Don all in their jammies waiting for a
bedtime story from Putin".

10) "I am opposed to both parties Gregory. Didn't support Obama 2nd time or Hillary firs time. Trump will terminate his own presidency Gregory without any help from Obama or Clinton. He's near the tipping point right now in the polls and yes they do make a difference-look at Clintons mid term disaster for the Democrats- and he has a dismal record passing legislation with grim prospects for "Trumpcare or his budget and tax cuts.

Yes Assange doesn't want to reveal his source besides he hates this country and will do anything to undermine it. So you believe him over the assessment of our security team?

The assessment has been reaffirmed many times since it's release and is still supported by all security agencies that now have Trump appointed leaders."


It's like a Greatest Hits album of Punchy Brand™ stupidity!

Todd Juvinall

Good one FISH, but for the Paul Emery's of the world they never admit being wrong and will simply pivot to another conspiracy. Hell he still thinks there was a guy on the grassy knoll.

I stated earlier that Obama and his henchmen should be tried and hung. So even I am for a trial. LOL!

Paul Emery has shown us all he is mentally ill and needs help. All the lamestream media types have this disease and the cure is the TRUTH!

Gregory

I am pleased with how well my comments have held up with time. For example, we now know the 'intelligence assessment' report wasn't signed on to by 17 agencies... the people who wrote and signed it were a handful of people, handpicked by James Clapper, from only three different agencies.

This is how you manufacture a consensus from whole cloth.

Clapper and Brennan are two at the top of my list for a good looking at by Barr in the coming days and weeks... and I think we need a Special Persecutor (but not Mueller... he deserves his time out to pasture).

Billy Tozer

Funny that Punchy shows up here like he is doing some interview for some insignificant alternative radio station.
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Barry
I think we have to be at war to try someone for treason. There are dozens of other charges ranging from aiding and abetting the enemy, conspiracy, abuse of power, etc. For the DOJ, it is a crime to withhold exculpatory evidence and. Not charge when evidence/criminal activity is clear. The biggest easily identifiable crime an American has done so far in the investigation of Trump is the leaking of unmasked names. Susan Rice and others in the. West Wing should get long prison sentences for that.

-Again, Peter Strozk’s 8/16 text: “The White House is running this.” This was in conjunction with the insurance policy text.

-Again, from Hillary’s IT Consultants (per FBI docs), Thursday Dec 11, 2014 8:33 am
“It’s all part of the Hilary coverup operation. 😊”

Bill Tozer

Oh my. Another spine is uncovered. That’s two spines in two weeks. Push back time.

American students protest the hiring of Kavanaugh to teach a summer class in England!

"The hiring of Kavanaugh threatens the mental well-being of all survivors on this campus," a female student told The College Fix at the time.

"Even if the outcome is painful, what’s at stake is very, very important for the integrity of the university," Cabrera said during a two-hour town hall, prompting gasps from the audience.

"Oh, my God," one female student gasped in response to the news.

“In hiring Kavanaugh, to what extent did you consider the mental health of the survivors on campus and how that might affect them and their education?" one male student asked.

“Another 19-year-old student shouted a question over students in which he asked the staff if they would be comfortable knowing their children were in close proximity to a man accused of sexual assault.”

https://www.dailywire.com/news/46172/george-mason-university-president-has-painful-news-paul-bois?%3Futm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=dwbrand

Paul Emery

Thank you so much fish for your research-11:56. I greatly appreciate it. You must have a lot of free time these days.

Bill Tozer

Gregory @ 12:31 pm

Yes, you nailed it. Think of all the times you were called upon to dispute the “assessments” of 17 inel agencies, lol.

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

https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2017/07/06/clapper_confirms_17_intelligence_agencies_russia_story_was_false.html

It could have worse. I foolishly spent over half a day defending the footwear Melania wore boarding a plane with change of clothes in hand. :).

There is something wrong with that boy. His mind ain’t right. Too much of NYT, Wa Compost, Huff-n-Pufff Farting Post, and the old cracked egg Amy Goodman, I reckon.

Don Bessee

Rancid Russian dressing with that crow sir @104! LOL!

;-)

Don Bessee

Trigger warning ahead and its funny -

Belle's Smoking BBQ, which operates out of a food truck based in Williamstown, Ky., promoted their new t-shirts on social media this week, which are emblazoned with the slogan, "I support LGBTQ - Liberty, Guns, Bible, Trump, BBQ."

https://www.foxnews.com/food-drink/kentucky-bbq-restaurant-lgbtq-shirts

;-)

Don Bessee

He is talking to you ya po' ol' fakenewsman -

https://www.mediaite.com/trump/noam-chomsky-calls-dem-focus-on-russia-a-huge-gift-to-trump-they-may-have-handed-him-the-next-election/

;-)

fish

Posted by: Paul Emery | 19 April 2019 at 01:04 PM

Thank you so much fish for your research-11:56. I greatly appreciate it. You must have a lot of free time these days.


Oh Palooka.... as usual your gratitude is misdirected. Gregory posted the link to your “Putin Cuddling” thread. After that it was easy and really didn’t take much time to cut and paste your Russian paranoia as one might think. Certainly not as long as it took you in the original.

Besides it’s pretty warm down here today.....I didn’t really feel like starting the mower!

fish

Elizabeth Warren calls on Congress to begin impeachment proceedings against Trump


TRANSLATION - “I’m way too white (1/1024th Cherokee doncha know) for the Democrat “Coalition of the Fringes to give me the time of day so I need to do crazy shit like calling for the impeachment of the president the day after a report is released largely clearing him of any of my accusations of the past two years. I do this in a feeble attempt to get attention!

#sadindian

Bill Tozer

I like Scott Adams. If the shoe fits.....

https://m.facebook.com/RowdyConservatives/photos/a.217983685002343/1596909437109754/?type=3&source=48

fish

linky........


https://www.cbsnews.com/news/elizabeth-warren-calls-on-congress-to-begin-impeachment-proceedings-against-trump/

Bill Tozer

@2:16 pm

Oh, the Enemy of the People is pounding their spoons demanding that the Dems impeach the Mo Fo. I use to think that the Falsenews Industrial Complex carried the Dem's water. Not so. The Dem’s carry the Enemy of the People’s water.

Pick a card, any card. They are pushing hard and harder for impeachment. They want what they want and they want it now!!!! Browse the headlines.

https://www.newsbusters.org/

https://m.facebook.com/RowdyConservatives/photos/a.217983685002343/1596173180516713/?type=3&source=48

Oh, I don’t feel like knocking the grass and weeds back today either. Too warm. ;)

Don Bessee

Yes snowflake your team is -

Jimmy Kimmel Freaks over Mueller Report: Trump’s Exoneration Means We Are F**ked

;-)

fish

Someone is so screwed........


“Passengers could soon be WEIGHED before flights on ‘pressure pads’ at check-in desks so airlines can cut fuel costs”


https://www.thesun.co.uk/travel/8895844/passengers-weighed-flights-airlines-save-fuel/

AVman

,,,Po Ol Pecker,,,his head must be hangin low,,,

https://abcnews.go.com/Business/hudson-media-buys-national-enquirer-100-million-wake/story?id=62499219

Don Bessee

It looks like a senior moment for old Bob, please someone find some tapes, it worked in the 60's -

"Watergate" journalist Bob Woodward told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Friday that in the wake of the Mueller report, he is waiting for someone to come forward with "tapes or new evidence."

;-)

AVMan

,,,Grass Valley plane crash,,,

https://twitter.com/Elias_Funez

Ozz

Trump approval nosedives since report release. Americans register their disgust when finally having Trump's depravity exposed by Mueller.

Time for Bessee to hit some more dabs (ha!) to deaden the pain.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-poll/trump-approval-drops-3-points-to-2019-low-after-release-of-mueller-report-reuters-ipsos-poll-idUSKCN1RV16S

AVMan

,,,Don aka Dabber Bessie,,,

Paul Emery

Well fish thanks anyway. It takes a village and I appreciate the effort to spread my ideas.

Thanks all. Keep up the good work.

fish

Posted by: Paul Emery | 19 April 2019 at 03:45 PM

No worries Palooka!

Don Bessee

Oh look its the credless tube socks!


;-)

Don Bessee

We knew this was coming and you never get over on the tax man -

U.S.
Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli to be audited by IRS over college admissions scandal

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/lori-loughlin-mossimo-giannulli-audited-151112668.html

;-)

Don Bessee

If you are going to be number 1 at something SF says let it be number 2 -

https://www.sfgate.com/technology/businessinsider/article/People-are-pooping-more-than-ever-on-the-streets-13778680.php

;-)

Don Bessee

The Strong Ladies stand up!

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/04/19/nearly-four-in-five-gop-women-shut-down-border-to-halt-all-illegal-immigration/

;-)

Michael Anderson

The Great Divide?
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=mp9nsc-vBTY

fish

Posted by: Michael Anderson | 19 April 2019 at 10:37 PM


Yeah........not going to happen.

Todd Juvinall

I went to two free speech rallies in Berkeley in 2017. I aactually saw all races there wearing there Trump attire and getting along. It was very encouraging.

Michael Anderson

But fish, what you saw in the video, it did happen. I have seen it happen elsewhere. And it’s going to keep happening. The only question is whether you will allow it to happen for you.

scenes

Fish, you need to get with the program.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6929385/Half-Millennials-Generation-Z-want-employers-prioritize-diversity-ability-hiring.html

scenes

re: MA@10:37 and The Great Divide.

It sounds like a good partnership. We can all help build the Border Wall and work together for US national interests. I'd say that black people are by far the most affected by mass third world immigration, so it should be an easy sell.

fish

Posted by: Michael Anderson | 20 April 2019 at 08:28 AM

Isolated feel good get togethers happen all the time! People relax, walk away and promptly go back to how they felt before the isolated, feel good get together. The circus continues as long as the money continues to flow. When it stops, the whole place burns.

Trust me if things are resolved peacefully there will be no one more relieved!

Bill Tozer

Oh, silly Nancy. The dishonesty is never ending.

https://www.dailywire.com/news/46182/watch-heres-what-pelosi-said-1998-about-giving-hank-berrien?%3Futm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=benshapiro
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Inspired by Scenes’ Gal.

https://m.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10216844382360376&set=gm.661078704347243&type=3&theater

Bill Tozer

Opps. We don’t need no stinkin’ papers, you do. Talk about open borders.

https://www.oann.com/two-u-s-soldiers-stopped-by-mexican-troops-on-u-s-side-of-the-border/
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Construir el muro.

https://www.facebook.com/thc1776/videos/447518882655507/UzpfSTEwMDAyNDY2NTQxMTkwMjpWSzo2NjEyNDg1MjA5OTY5Mjg/?multi_permalinks=661476597640787%2C661078704347243%2C661456787642768%2C661248520996928%2C660971594357954&notif_id=1555676759571824&notif_t=group_activity

Scott O

BT - re the link about the Mex troops in the US.
WTH? North of the Rio Grande? Didn't know they were on US soil? Isn't the river the border?
Is there some kind of weird loop in the river or an island or what? I know there are places in Detroit where you go south to cross into Canada, but this sounds a bit fishy.

Don Bessee

Creepy grampa joe is looking awfully grandfatherly confused -

“I’ve never seen anything so half-assed,” one unnamed former Biden aide told TIME. “They’re improvising and doing last-minute planning. The guy has been running for President since 1987 and can’t figure the basics out, like where to stand on his first day? This should make everyone very nervous.”

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/04/19/ex-joe-biden-aide-trashes-2020-preparations-never-seen-anything-so-half-assed/

;-)

Don Bessee

True dat -

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/04/20/trump-if-mitt-romney-fought-obama-as-much-as-he-fights-me-he-could-have-won-in-2012/

;-)

Todd Juvinall

Where is that comic relief called Paul Emery? He sure makes things up and some are even kinda funny.

Looks like the democrats are handing 2020 to the Republicans. I have never seen such lockstep lunacy since the Watts riots.

Don Bessee

Now that he is a card carrying never trumper the fakenewsmen are embracing him as evidenced by our own po' ol' fakenewsman -

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/after-mueller-report-journalists-issue-mea-culpas-on-romneys-russia-prediction

;-)

Bill Tozer

Is 420 Hilters birthday? Just asking for a friend. I believe it is. Sweet.
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Scott O @ 3:56 pm

Remember how they cage and treated one our Marines when he inadvertently drove across the border on a dirt road. Held him for months.

Scott O

BT - We had a different POTUS then. All O could do was practice bowing to other leaders. There's a new sheriff in town. That marine would have been back on US soil in no time with any other president (except Carter).

Scott O

"what you saw in the video, it did happen."
Edited video, dude. Yeah - it happened but not in the way it was shown.
This actually messes up the left's narrative about Trump supporters. But I doubt the left has the intelligence or the reflective ability to notice.
And it doesn't change anything the Trump supporters charge the American left with.
Trump supporters never attacked BLM rallys, but we can't say the same about the left attacking Trump supporters.

Scott O

Because I care - The latest from DK:
"The Providence Journal reports that a man and woman were seen outside a downtown eatery on South Main Street in Providence, Rhode Island, wearing swastika armbands—the woman had on a swastika-emblazoned shirt, while the man also wore a red Make America Great Again Trump hat.
According to Sondra Pierson, who took photos of the two (the only provided photo was a man holding a Trump doll) and spoke with the Journal, the two smoked cigarettes, crossed the street to the Rhode Island Holocaust Memorial, and took photos of one another posing around the memorial park. Pierson says she confronted the two, who responded sarcastically and then got into their car and drove away. Pierson called the police, but realized there really wasn’t much the police could do.
Steven Brown, the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island, told the Providence Journal that while their actions were “shameful” and “despicable,” the two asshats were well within their legal rights."
https://www.dailykos.com/
They called the police??!!!
This is the 'proof' the left has against Trump.
It's blather.
We have no evidence of any kind who or what these people were or who put them up to what they were doing.
Nor did they represent themselves as part of any group.
DK is having kittens over this.
They weren't violent nor did anyone accuse them of bothering them.
The American left are a bunch of intolerant wimps.
I'm not sure what bothers me more - their stupidity or their cowardice.

Don Bessee

Its a trend that says pm mcdreamy is going to be out of a job soon -

A conservative candidate unseated the New Democratic Party premier of Alberta Tuesday, the first time a challenger has done so to a first-term Albertan premier.

Kenney has promised that his UCP government will start with a bang, launching a frantic first 100 days of legislation to undo the work of the previous NDP government. Beyond repealing the provincial carbon tax, their first move will be to make law a bill passed last year that would "turn off the taps" on oil and gas shipments to British Columbia, a move Kenney hopes will give him leverage if the west coast province tries to further interfere with the expansion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline.

https://freebeacon.com/politics/canadian-conservatives-win-historic-election-in-alberta/

;-)

Don Bessee

Translation; I am a washed up actor thirsty for attention and exploiting a 7 year old works nicely, oh and I cant get a date.

https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/charlize-theron-daughter-jackson-transgender

;-)

Scott O

DB 8:02 - "Jackson, 7, was assigned male at birth..."
I'll bet they looked at the calendar and the clock and assigned him a birth date and time. Not to mention a city and so forth. Are those up for 're-assignment' as well?
Why not declare himself to be a puppy. That's quite the thing, now.
It used to be that folks with delusions got help with their problem. Apparently there's more money now in being just as wack-a-doodle.

Don Bessee

The fuckers just hit us in Sri Lanka, suicide bombers hit the few churches and a hotel is the news flash.

Lots of things to Pray for right now...…………………..

:-(

Don Bessee

Their 70 virgins are going to be 70 year old lesbians.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/afp/article-6944119/Hundreds-hurt-blasts-hit-Sri-Lanka-churches-hotels.html

:-(

Walt

Looks like we get a welcoming committee.
https://dailycaller.com/2019/04/21/extinction-rebellion-climate-london-protest/

What a shame if some ECO idiot gets sucked into our jet engine when we land.

Gregory

Here's a non-straw man that needs beating up... Stephen Frisch, who is the President and CEO with a six figure salary of a 501c3 non-profit in Truckee, the wretchedly misnamed Sierra Business Council that isn't a Council of Businesses.

When he was elevated to President of the group, sometime after his restaurant bankruptcy and his DUI and tax problems, I recall the mix of staff to have a few Asians and also some URMs (Underrepresented Minorities) but looking now, it's 100% lilly white. Completely. Looking at their Board of Directors, it's also lilly, 100% cracker white.


i'm looking for amusing ways to make the point to the people of Nevada County in particular and the North State in general of what on the face of it is a place that talks like Progressive Liberals but apparently doesn't think they should look like California.

Any ideas?

Here's the folks we're talking about:
http://sierrabusiness.org/who-we-are/people/staff
http://sierrabusiness.org/who-we-are/people/board

There are short bios for many of them... I find it amusing Frisch's VP of Climate & Energy got her BA in English Lit from 'Frisco State... there's a good fit.

scenes

So how do you get to be the Vice President of Business Innovation? I like the sound of that.

scenes

"Their 70 virgins are going to be 70 year old lesbians."

The 70 virgins are each other, as the joke goes.

Don Bessee

Didn't I see her in NC?

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/04/21/california-woman-who-attacked-elderly-man-wearing-maga-hat-goes-hiding/

;-)

Bill Tozer

I admit it, I have been a coward. I have followed studies on mental illness and pot since 1979. Most were too small to talk about. Over the years, I remained quiet as bigger long term studies involving youth and pot were published. Then came longer term studies. Not everyone who picks up a beer will be an alcoholic. Not everyone who blows grass will develop severe mental illnesses like schizophrenia. There is also the.old adage, “Which came first, the chicken or the egg?” Which came first, the predisposition to mental illness or the drug?

I remained silent when the Union commentators filled the newspaper’s pages with the wonderful benefits of cannabis. Any hint of a contrary opinion has immediately and viciously shut down. So today, for no particular reason, I will be silent no more.

“Jackie would have been within her rights to say, I know what I’m talking about, unlike you. Instead she offered something neutral like, I think that’s what the big studies say. You should read them.

So I did. The big studies, the little ones, and all the rest. I read everything I could find. I talked to every psychiatrist and brain scientist who would talk to me. And I soon realized that in all my years as a journalist I had never seen a story where the gap between insider and outsider knowledge was so great, or the stakes so high.

I began to wonder why—with the stocks of cannabis companies soaring and politicians promoting legalization as a low-risk way to raise tax revenue and reduce crime—I had never heard the truth about marijuana, mental illness, and violence.”

https://imprimis.hillsdale.edu/marijuana-mental-illness-violence/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=stripes&utm_content=04212019&fbclid=IwAR2OsXwZ2QJ8Owc3ozakUpxN7V1X_JXpwS5H-G-tm7LmoTPNGu9EQHDqHLc

Ozz

Bill-
Whenever I read the line "Cannabis users today are consuming a drug that is far more potent than ever before" I start looking more closely at the pitch, who's pitching it, and what do they have to gain (sell a book maybe?). Weed is far stronger than ever, but people smoke far less of it to get the same effect. If the article doesn't include that point up front, it isn't worth the time to read it.

Don Bessee would hold up a bottle of Everclear or 151 in one of his prohibition rants, and could slyly say that "users" can legally buy 90 proof or stronger booze, and they will go to hell in a car wreck or because of liver disease because of it. That doesn't mean they do, and they don't. Likewise, I don't know any pot smokers who sit down and consume an entire joint like we did in the 70's. It's more like one or two hits, or a small bit of weed rolled up with tobacco. Titrate to effect.

I am not getting on any pro or con weed band wagon, but the boring reality doesn't sell many books or magazine articles. My guess is that any drug can cause harm and MJ is no different.

Don Bessee

Must be a small circle of old farts @547 -

" I don't know any pot smokers who sit down and consume an entire joint like we did in the 70's. It's more like one or two hits, or a small bit of weed rolled up with tobacco. Titrate to effect."

Now that's ignorantly fnin funny. 98% pure THC hash oil is the shit now either raw or edibles. Shatter, wax, dabs and the rest have only just started to generate data. None good. Go ask MOMS Strong.

Talk about a victim of closed circle self talk wrapped in the long form propaganda by the weed industry.

;-)

Bill Tozer

Ozzz,

“ My guess is that any drug can cause harm and MJ is no different.”

Agreed. There is always a percentage of the population that will have adverse (opposite) reactions to any drug. I am one of those 1 in a 100,000 that cannot take statins....my legs get cramped up. A small percentage of those on anti-depressants go out stab granny 83 times within two weeks after getting on head meds. I only take objection at the selling books comment. The biggest long term studies are from the European nations (governments) and universities, hardly a provocateur peddling books. And all the research and studies are saying the same thing: the earlier a kid starts smoking pot, the greater the chance of harm to brain development in adolescence and the greater the risk of developing mental illness later in life.....down the road. It’s more that just the potency.

That’s my story and I am sticking to it. Others can stick to their stories that without the pot industry, Nevada City would roll up the sidewalks and die. Ghost town.

Ever try to look at the school shooters for common denominators? You will get shut down by Big Pharma, Video game makers, SJWs, and sadly, Snoops. The common denominator is teens on head meds who play massive amounts of violent video games who were not raised by their biological fathers. Every mass murdered in our history, save one, was not raised by their biological father. The FDA approved the head meds for adults, not minors, and spending massive amounts of time playing video games creates more grey matter in the brains of minors. It’s a hoax! :). Or blame the gun.

Don Bessee

DRIL BABY DRILL!

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will announce "that, as of May 2, the State Department will no longer grant sanctions waivers to any country that is currently importing Iranian crude or condensate", the Post's columnist Josh Rogin said, citing two State Department officials that he did not name.

https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/oil-prices-rise-decline-u-drilling-activity-opec-003547515--finance.html

;-)

Bill Tozer

This will get our popinjays standing on their chairs and cheering wildly. They found a new #NeverTrumper at the 2nd hand store. They love me, they love me not, they love me!! They really do love me!
They are a fickle bunch.

“But there was a group tickled pink by Romney's sudden re-apparance on the national scene: the mainstream media, who rushed to Romney's defense, and, flush with a newfound appreciation for the Utah senator and former opponent of President Barack Obama, issued tearful apologies for not taking Romney seriously enough when he mentioned, in the context of a 2012 presidential debate, that Russia was a significant geopolitical foe.

“The New York Times' Maggie Haberman led the way.

"Romney described Russia as the greatest US geopolitical foe in his 2012 presidential campaign, and was broadly mocked. I was among reporters who should have given it more weight," she said on social media.“

“New Yorker magazine's Ronan Farrow also engaged in an extended apology to the former Republican presidential candidate: "I’ll join this mea culpa. I aired interviews with Romney where I completely failed to grasp how prescient he was being about Russia."

https://www.dailywire.com/news/46246/media-apologizes-mitt-romney-making-fun-his-2012-emily-zanotti?%3Futm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=benshapiro

scenes

Apropos of nothing. Dmitri Orlov on Ukraine.

http://www.unz.com/tsaker/the-saker-interviews-dmitry-orlov/

Bill Tozer

Good read @ 7:22 pm.
Does not paint a rosy picture, for sure. Apropos for nothing.
Ukraine certainly is in the non reported news lately with the country’s request for the DOJ to investigate Hunter Biden and the Mueller probe’s indictment of former Obama White House Counsel Gregory Craig.


Bill Tozer

Is it just me or did anyone else notice the tone and anger of the reporting of the Sri Lanka attacks differed greatly from the Christchurch shootings?

fish

From teh intertoobz.......


”Imagine hearing about terrorist attacks killing ~300 people & realizing you can’t simply express sympathy for the victims because:

1. Identifying their beliefs upsets your base
2. Use of bombs means you can’t pivot to gun control
3. You’ve demonized expressing thoughts & prayers”

Pimpin be tuff fo teh modernz Democrat.

fish

More from Fractional Indian (1/1024) about matters concerning heap big wampum and fading political aspirations.


”Sen. Elizabeth Warren Proposes Student-Debt Cancellation”


https://www.wsj.com/articles/sen-elizabeth-warren-proposes-student-debt-cancellation-11555934400

scenes

Wait a minit, I thought that Team Red were the anti-science people.

https://medium.com/s/meghan-daum/male-and-female-brains-are-different-should-it-matter-6db82ead5e20

scenes

"Is it just me or did anyone else notice the tone and anger of the reporting of the Sri Lanka attacks differed greatly from the Christchurch shootings?"

Well, the 'Easter-worshippers' don't make for as heartfelt a newscast.

You have to dig around a bit for non-Trump 'news' in any case. You just know that the God Emperor is digging being the center of the world's attention. Even the most inconsequential things are front page news. I figured it would be his 1987 taxes, but judging from the murmurs from the crazy people, it's now mostly about impeachment for some unspecified crimes that you just know that he has committed.

I do hope that the Blue Mob states continue with trying to drop him from the ballot. It just shows how off the rails they are going. Honestly, it's probably worth a Supreme Court case just to get them off that track, but I'm enjoying the show.

Bill Tozer

A minor point from Scene’s 7:22 pm.....or is it?

“The USSR’s most significant leaders—Stalin, Khrushchev and Brezhnev—were not Russian; Stalin was a Georgian while the latter two were Ukrainian.

https://mobile.twitter.com/hitch_slapping/status/529774358755958784?lang=en

scenes

"More from Fractional Indian (1/1024) about matters concerning heap big wampum and fading political aspirations."

An inspirational speaker she ain't. Act II will include giving all Gen Z'ers a new car and facilitator jobs at the newly required criticism sessions.

To be fair, she'd be just as irritating simply standing there and reading the dictionary out loud. “I’m gonna get me, um, a beer,” lol

fish

Posted by: scenes | 22 April 2019 at 07:55 AM

“I’m gonna get me, um, a beer,” lol


I hope she doesn't quit early.......! I'm really looking forward to the "Relasing of the Memes" with all the associated pageantry!

Bill Tozer

Pocahontas: “I’m gonna get me, um, a beer,“

Well, with her campaign sputtering, stagnating, and stalling, Lizzy had to do something to break out of the pack and be the first declared candidate to call for Trump’s impeachment post Mueller Report. Got her some much needed media attention for a day. Ain’t easy running against all those white males. Just ask Hillary. Hillary said she was the true outsider because she is a woman....or so she says she is.....

Did like Lizzy cracking a beer for the fireside kitchen chat, but even enjoyed more her telling her hubby, “Thanks hon for being here.” He was like, “Well, I live here, this is our kitchen, bye, gotta run.” And was probably thinking that is was a wee bit too early to be knocking back one and where did that brewski come from? Next thing your know Lizzy will be wearing a Boston Bruins jersey or a Cleveland Indians red ball cap. Nah. Thanks hon for being here. A woman’s place is in the kitchen, lol.
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scenes

BillT@7:48AM

It seems to me that a major point in the article, and one that holds up well now that I think of it, is that the experiment in revolutionary Russia had most of it's energy in the hinterlands.

You end up with a core group that is from the periphery of Imperial Russia, and quite a few that spent years outside of the country. They built a system based on exporting political belief systems to the rest of the world and by mining the core nation for treasure and lives. Traditional Russia was viewed with quite a lot of contempt. Another part of the revolutionary leadership, I don't believe it was mentioned in the interview, was built atop an oversupply of out-of-power elite in the universities.

It's worth considering how the Blue Mob rhymes in some ways. Communism isn't the point so much as it is group dynamics.

Todd Juvinall

Regarding the AP Article in the Union today on Guiliani.

Honestly, I read that story and guffawed. Why are there no articles about Hillary paying 11 million buck for dirt on Trump by the Russians? AP is so biased I usually just pass them by. But can you understand why many Americans are fed up with the biased reporting? Trump Tower meeting was covered extensively in the Mueller Report and nothing was suggested as to illegal anything. But Hillary through her lawyers paid for the "dossier" of lies that you never write about. Please start a "both sides" when allowing the AP to "report".

fish

Posted by: scenes | 22 April 2019 at 08:40 AM

I don't believe it was mentioned in the interview, was built atop an oversupply of out-of-power elite in the universities.

Schopenhauer thesis?

Todd Juvinall

More George Boardman BS.My comment.

You must be writing for your echo chamber. Americans are fed up with you yellow journalists with your bias. The left are the ones that boycott and try to force people off the air and out of the business. Yet no articles by you on that. All Nunes is doing is saying "pay me money for your slander". He is not trying to banish the fools attacking him. So whine all you want about him but you are just talking to yourself. Nunes is a hero to many for exposing the lies of the left and their attempts at a coup.

fish

A New and Improved AOC.......


https://moneymaven.io/mishtalk/economics/hilarious-video-of-8-year-old-imitating-and-mocking-aoc-OcqDsQA8IEqLkAr2jFcd9A/

Ozz

Todd 8:59-

"The left are the ones that boycott"

The village idiot mumbles again.

Along with the other ruminants didn't you burn your shoes when Kap got the red carpet treatment from Nike? And of course you refused to watch anything NFL. "But, that's different because us neo cons believe in a free market and never boycott. The left are the ones that boycott"

fish

From the always invaluable Instapundit........


Earth Day Is About Being Scolded by Celebrities


https://pjmedia.com/trending/earth-day-is-about-being-scolded-by-celebrities/


P.S. Credit where it's due: Ira Einhorn, the man who created Earth Day, ended up killing his girlfriend and composting her remains. What better way to reduce her carbon footprint?

George Rebane

scenes 738am - Good pick-up on a significant addition to corroborate the Rebane Doctrine thesis that there are basic differences between men and women - a person's sex is an important determinant, and therefore an important discriminant. There's more to be said here. Thank you Mr scenes.

Don Bessee

So while NY is suffering a historic flight of people of means, who payed the bills, to other states comrade deblasio is going full littlest commicongress-critter!

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/bill-de-blasio-says-green-new-deal-will-ban-inefficient-steel-and-glass-skyscrapers

Yurts are us could always open a store there if that were a thing. LOL

;-)

Don Bessee

Would you like HIV with that mocha late frapachino?

Starbucks is installing needle-disposal boxes in locations across America following OSHA penalties and worker concerns about drug use in bathrooms

https://www.businessinsider.com/starbucks-needle-disposal-boxes-more-locations-2019-4

;-)

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