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01 August 2021



Hear, hear for your take on Ms. Biles.

She's apparently had a setback of her ability to tell just where she is when she's flying through the air doing aerial twists and turns , and doesn't want to die or become paralyzed for the sake of sport.

I don't blame her, and good luck in whatever she does going forward, whether more of the same or something completely different.


...... and doesn't want to die or become paralyzed for the sake of sport.

I have so little interest in the Olympics these days that it would be difficult to measure and I do sympathize with her decision, have to wonder when she first became aware of these issues.

It’s a shame another competitor missed the opportunity.


She had a scare in a vault. Enough is enough, and she doesn't owe the next competitor on the list, that didn't have the scores to make the olympic team, anything.

BTW I've spent a record amount of time not watching the Olympic games this time around.

Barry Pruett

If Biles was in fact having the issues she discussed about being lost in the air, it is a serious mental issue. My best friend has been in a wheel chair since my junior year of college in 1991. Shit is real. And dangerous. As such, she mentally could not perform and quit. Good call but it is also failing to be mentally prepared.

Bill Tozer

New mask mandates; the wild and crazy weekend of sex at Bear Week on the tip of Cape Cod.

(Kinda like the name ‘Bear Week’. Sounds so outdoorsy. Like summer camp. Grizzly Adams stuff......’

Well, all those horn dog men at Bear Week made a fatal mistake in planning. Hook ups, partner swamping, what have you, were done indoors. In-friggin-doors! In this age of Biggest Worldwide Epidemic in one hundred years (whose place of origin shall remain unspoken) and all the havoc and carnage and destruction tCOVID-19 was wrought on our fellow countrymen.... they decide to kiss the tip indoors instead of outside. What were they thinking? They weren’t. Little head takes over, big head shuts down. Nothing new under the sun or behind closed doors. Should of at least opened some windows. Unbelievable.

Great New Messaging from CDC: Vaccinated people are spreading the virus!! Bad vaxed vaxers, bad.
Jimmy Buffet was correct. ‘If we couldn’t laugh, we would all go insane’ Now there is even a song playing on the radio (Twin Cities News Talk 1130 AM) mocking Minnesota State Rep John Thompson, a WI resident. Some folks can’t get no respect.


Would have been a good theme song for Bear Week.

Don Bessee

Time to use the marxists tactics against them! -

but we can use Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against institutions that are undermining our country and destroying the minds of our children," he explained.

"This BDS movement, we can apply it against school systems. More importantly, we can apply it against the National Education Association, the American Federation of Teachers and their state and local affiliates."

Next, Levin said, parents must "get tactical" and become "more litigious" to combat the dangerous ideologies overtaking their children's schools.

"It's time for us to get tactical in what we do," he said. "How are these budgets decided? These school board meetings, they have these executive sessions. Why are they having executive sessions? What's discussed in the executive sessions? And ladies and gentlemen, lawsuits can be brought. Obviously, they're expensive, but they're legal groups throughout the country… Your children are not supposed to be subjected to a hostile educational environment that preaches that indoctrinates about racial stereotypes.

"There's some of these suits going on now. They ought to be all across the country. We need to become litigious just like they are," he urged.

Levin also encouraged parents to file complaints with the Internal Revenue Service against the National Education Association and its state affiliates.

"You can do this…" he said. " You don't have to be a lawyer to do this. But again, there are legal groups who will help you.

"You have enormous tools at your fingertips, enormous tools," he went on. "Think outside the box….whether you like it or not, we're pushing this Marxist agenda, whether you like it or not.

"It is time to liberate our school systems. It is time to prevent them from being the playthings of these Marxist movements in the Democrat Party,


Don Bessee

Looking like its coming home to roost for creepy grampa joe and the most unpopular vp in modern history -

“It’s becoming very clear that Biden‘s ratings are in serious trouble,” Morris outlined. “According to Gallup, between May and July, he dropped six points in approval, from 56 to 50. And that, of course, is strategic turf in a presidential race that was basically 50/50. And the question is … why did it drop? Now, some people say, particularly conservatives and Republicans, that it’s … the trifecta of issues that Biden is in terrible shape on … immigration, inflation and crime [that] are the big three, and his ratings in all three are terrible.”

He continued, “But I believe it’s something else. I believe it’s COVID. I think that he was elected as a single-issue candidate on COVID. His big campaign promise was that he was going to solve the problem. He would return things to normal and end the crisis. And he was very vague about how he would do it, but he said he had a plan, and he said he would follow the science, and Trump wouldn’t do that. … But now COVID is back. And back in a form that is probably more easily transmittable and scares the hell out of people. It’s a transparent failure of the Biden presidency.”

“Yeah, I think he who lives by the sword dies by the sword,” Morris stated. “And Biden has lived by the issue od COVID, and now it’s transparently rising against him.”


Don Bessee

You might think this was a joke but its the new normal in the socialist shit holes -

Washington girl’s lemonade stand shut down by city while complaints continue about homeless encampment: report
Everett, Washington has been accused of misplacing its priorities


Bill Tozer

My thoughts on Biles. First, she is only 24 years old. She has already been exalted far above and beyond any gymnast I can recall, even more then the Russian gymnast back in the day the captured the minds and hearts of the world. Nadia?

In Biles’ routine she has attempted (and nailed jumps that no other female gymnast in the world would even try. Too dangerous. Not even her fellow Americans. There was talk before her first go in Tokyo that she should be docked points by judges just to make it fair for the other teams/individual. Level the playing field, if you prefer. That was before she even hit the mat in the 2021 Olympics.

Now she has the ‘twisties.’ Like a pilot that cannot tell whether they are flying upside down or not. Even if that is not the case, the pressure has been incredibly immense on her for the last 4 years to repeat and go where no woman has gone before. In fact, we expected it. Take it to another level, a level that only she has reached and then take it higher.

At 24, I cut her a lot of slack. Whether the enormous pressure (expectations) got to her and caused a mental breakdown or if she has the twisties, she has been a national hero and someone girls of all colors have looked up to with pride....before Tokyo. She has already taken it the house.

She is planning on competing on the bars this week. Her fellow teammate without Biles in the event she withdrew from stepped up and won the gold. Someone I young lassie I never heard of.
That’s a lot of pressure for a 24 year old to have placed on her shoulders. I cut her slack.
As far as the last finisher for the US team in discus (third on the US team) , she says the National Anthem does not represent her. She says she represents the “oppressed people of the world”,
not the USA.

What the heck do you expect?? She has been told America is bad, bad, bad for years now. An Irredeemable racist country built on oppression. The Flag is not her flag, she can’t relate to it or cherish it. I too cut her some slack. What else should she feel after her indoctrination by the Leftinistas and Marxists running things. Why, after being told that America is evil for years that she should look at the American flag or hear the National Anthem and not feel ‘that does not represent me. Can’t relate to it. Not my flag.’ So, she gets slack as well. Burn it down, can’t be salvaged.

George Rebane

Cutting slack? What are the limits? Should we cut slack to the young Islamists who wantonly kill infidels because they know it pleases Allah and it is their duty? After all, they have been taught nothing else since they were knee high to a grasshopper. (I can go on with this paradigm.)

Bill Tozer

Dr. Rebane

Ok, I had a quick smile on my mug when the news hit that our women’s soccer team fell to Canada and will be facing the Auzzies for the bronze medal match.

Cutting slack to the hammer thrower (not discus—my error) because she is so ignorant that I cannot reasonably hold her to any semblance of standards.

If a member of the US Olympics team goes to Tokyo, they are representing the United States. It’s our team. If an individual drops out (which happens in the Olympics), we always have an alternate (4th place at trials) waiting in the wings for the honor of representing the USA.
The thing lost on the hammer thrower is she is a member of the USA team representing the USA at the Olympics. No one represents themselves....except the self centered self absorbed woke.

I remember John Carlos and Tommie C. Smith well. Smith’s record for the 200 meters stood until 2010, some 44 years. And since they stopped ratifying records in yards (220), Smith holds the record for 220, 220 straight track, and 220 on a cinder track forever. However, It was his performance on the medal stand that which he will always be remembered, not his athleticism.

I also remember vividly Munich in ‘ 72. Dark times. I haven’t followed the Olympics in any meaningful way since 72, except for following a marathon runner from Portugal (Carlos Lopes) who came to the LA Olympics in 84 and won the Gold for his country, an Olympic marathon record that stood for 24 years. I told everybody to keep an eye on the guy from Portugal. Almost drove to LA to stand in the crowd on the streets to watch the runners and Lopes run by, but I got hung up fixing a car instead. Besides that, it’s been no watching since 72. Not even the ice hockey ‘Miracle of Ice’.

Go to the Olympics and your represent your country. Your country (USA) provided the platform on which ye stand.

But, I do cut the hammer thrower some slack. She is a product of The Woke and one cannot expect anything else from her.

Bill Tozer

I reckon the Chinese kicking the thevFrench scientists out of the Wuhan Virus Lab in 2015 should have been our first clue.

'Wuhan Scientists Genetically Manipulated Coronavirus, Congressional Report Says'

Investigators say virus likely leaked from Chinese lab during 2019 summer

Barry Pruett

Simone Biles. Women’s soccer team. Men’s basketball. Gwen Berry.

Maybe y’all should get off Twitter and Instagram and being woke and focus on your craft. I’m starting to wonder if allowing Olympic athletes to be professionals is a worse thing than we thought. These people seem to spend more time worrying about making money and getting clicks on social media than they do about their chosen sport.


Barry.. Your gonna love this.

""Three Perkins Coie partners are 'stateless' U.S. citizens domiciled in China," the lawyers representing the firm and the Democratic National Committee argued in an appellate brief earlier this year. "That statelessness is imputed to Perkins Coie and forecloses the existence of complete diversity of citizenship in this case.""

Bill Tozer

‘U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Mocked After Losing To Canada, Missing Out On Olympic Gold’

“The US Women’s Soccer team just lost to Canada and many enjoyed the loss. In 2015 the US women were one of the most popular teams in American history. What happened? Woke sports destroys everything it touches,” Travis said. “The US women had a golden opportunity to wax eloquent about American exceptionalism on a global stage. After all, one primary reason our women dominate soccer is because most women around the world lack basic human rights. Instead, they ripped America.”

“Instead of holding America up to the world as a shining example of equality & opportunity for women around the world, they tore us down. Many American sports fans will never forget this. The result? I’ve never seen a team squander more love & goodwill in my life as a sports fan,” he added.“”

Let’s just say I am not particularly bothered by the loss.

Barry Pruett

Two years ago and at all times before that, we were very, very proud of the women’s national soccer team for the United States. In fact, two summers ago had I not gotten ill while we were in Netherlands visiting our kids, we were going to watch the United States women’s national team in France at the World Cup. The women’s team, as the author indicates, could be a beacon for American exceptionalism and the result of women having equal opportunity as men in the United States. In two years, the media, woke athletes, and many members of the US national soccer team have squandered such goodwill and pissed on American exceptionalism. I must agree with you. I am not particularly bothered by them losing.

Scott O

Bill and Barry - re the American women's footbal team:
It certainly didn't help when they sued because they claimed sex discrimination for less pay than the men's team.
It turned out the stupid cows had bargained for their own recompense. And then they sue because they got what they asked for?
Talk about a bunch of whinney little 12 year olds.
That alone made me write them off.
Rapinoe turns out to be just another physically talented low IQ jock.

Bill Tozer

you go girl!

‘I Love Representing The U.S.’: American Wrestler Gives Patriotic Victory Speech After Winning Gold Medal'

Don Bessee

Woken bullshit will not win in the real world -

In reality, as The Daily Wire previously reported, U.S. District Judge R. Gary Klausner dismissed the women’s pay discrimination claim because they had rejected to be paid using the same structure as the men’s team.

“The WNT was willing to forgo higher bonuses for benefits, such as greater base compensation and the guarantee of a higher number of contracted players,” Klausner wrote in his ruling. “Accordingly, plaintiffs cannot now retroactively deem their CBA (collective bargaining agreement) worse than the MNT (men’s national team) CBA by reference to what they would have made had they been paid under the MNT’s pay-to-play terms structure when they themselves rejected such a structure.”


Barry Pruett

Tozer the video is awesome, because you can see her emotions. Getting to the Olympic s is hell, so you have to be positive mentally. Like SEAL training. Lol. You have to love the journey. I sent this one to my daughters today. 🇺🇸

Bill Tozer

Twitter unlocks JTN reporter's account after CDC said his COVID vaccine tweet was correct
The CDC states that "some people should not get certain vaccines."

Piper pointed out to Just the News that "every mandate has a medical exemption."

Oh thank you master for letting me out of the hole.


I'm amazed at how far your distorted imagination can stretch if you really believe Culvert has anything to do with your politics. But then, you seem to believe that there's a hidden agenda (which number are we channeling today?) behind every tree. What a world! What a world!

Bill Tozer

re: natural immunity. From a darn good fearless reporter, IMHO

‘Covid-19 natural immunity compared to vaccine-induced immunity: The definitive summary’

Bill Tozer

re: natural immunity stuff:

‘Covid-19 natural immunity compared to vaccine-induced immunity: The definitive summary’

Bill Tozer

Covid-19 natural immunity compared to vaccine-induced immunity: The definitive summary

Bill Tozer

learn your pronouns.

Bill Tozer


USA’s Sydney McLaughlin Breaks Own World Record For Gold: ‘Glory To God,’ ‘Grateful’ To Represent USA

Bill Tozer

Gregory is in the clear. :)

Study Finds Greater Antibody Response In Recovered COVID-19 Patients Than Vaccinated Ones
A new study has found that individuals that have previously contracted COVID-19 show a more potent antibody response than those who were solely vaccinated for the respiratory virus

George Rebane

RLCrabb 651pm - Well, you may be right Bob. But given the literature on the matter and the evidence arriving daily, and your archived record, it may be that you are missing the gorilla in the room (country?). Almost all populations that have fallen under collectivist totalitarians had no idea what they were supporting or being sanguine about as their country was overwhelmed. The bottom line here is that the overwhelming majority of your cartoons hew to the progressive party line and narrative. The only ones blind to it are the progressives and the lightly read who may still credit you with being in the middle of the road.

Don't take any of this as my wanting to dictate your socio-political tastes. Soldier on for your more perfect Union.

Barry Pruett

I sense a common theme.

Bill Tozer

common theme is correct

MSNBC Helps Dem Candidate in Florida Spread LIES About DeSantis's COVID Response
'View' Host Sunny Hostin Sneers ‘DeathSantis...Directly Led to The Deaths of People

Scott O

Well - over 200K have died in the US since Joe has started eating pudding in the Oval Office.
In Trump's 4 years only 400K died with no vax and now 1/2 as much again have died on Joe's watch in just 6 months WITH a vax.
What do we hear from Paul about this?
You all know.

Bill Tozer


Silence says it all.

Bill Tozer


Bill Tozer

Florida Will Pay For Parents To Transfer Kids To New Schools If They Become Targets Of ‘Covid-19 Harassment’

Bill Tozer

Atlanta Mom Exposes Elementary School’s Racist Segregation Policy

“After a revealing conversation with Briscoe, Posey learned that the school separated black students into two different classrooms and white students into six different classrooms. Each classroom had a different teacher.

“First, it was just disbelief that I was having this conversation in 2020 with a person that looks just like me — a black woman. It’s segregating classrooms. You cannot segregate classrooms. You can’t do it,” Posey said.

The policy, which was put into place last year, allegedly denies black and white children the opportunity to co-learn in classrooms. According to Posey, when she contacted Briscoe to request a specific teacher for her daughter, she was shot down because the teacher’s classroom wasn’t for black students.

“She said that’s not one of the black classes, and I immediately said, ‘What does that mean?’ I was confused. I asked for more clarification. I was like, ‘We have those in the school?’ And she proceeded to say, ‘Yes. I have decided that I’m going to place all of the black students in two classes,’” Posey recalled.

When Posey insisted her child be placed in a classroom with white children, Briscoe said the child would be isolated. According to WSB-TV, in a recorded phone call, an assistant principal affirmed that segregation was the principal’s policy and tried to explain why the classes were structured that way.”


They know they are done, so the plan is to screw America on their way out.

Just look at the BS they are voting for.

Bill! Tozer

re: Bernie Sanders answers why....

‘They’re All Socialists Now’

Biden's $3.5 trillion budget was written by a socialist—and it shows

“Don't say socialism ever again," warned Democratic congresswoman Abigail Spanberger (Va.) after the party suffered losses in 2020. Spanberger predicted that House Democrats would "get f–king torn apart" in 2022 if they didn't change course. Biden and Democratic leadership responded by putting socialist Bernie Sanders behind the wheel on government spending.

Maybe they're gluttons for punishment.

George Rebane

BillT 951am - "gluttons for punishment"?? Occam would counsel 'stupid' as a simpler explanation.

Bill Tozer

Horowitz: Are children in the hospital for RSV, not COVID, BECAUSE of lockdowns?

Bill Tozer

‘CNNers Revel in Paul's YouTube Ban For....Saying What CNN Said a Week Ago?’

“Speaking of misinformation, Hill was not entirely fair in describing what Paul said that got him banned. What Paul said was, "Most of the masks you get over the counter don’t work. They don’t prevent infection."

That is practically identical to what Osterholm told Hill's colleague and Inside Politics host John King on August 2: "We know today that many of the face cloth coverings that people wear are not very effective in reducing any of the virus movement in or out."

So, if a CNN-approved guest says something, no problem. If you asked, they'd likely cite the fact that Osterholm is an author, college professor, former Biden Covid advisory board member, and frequent broadcast and cable network news guest. In fact, they get posted on YouTube.

But the moment a Republican says it? Oh, they deserve whatever censorship comes their way.

Brownstein spent most of his response talking about the alleged conflict of interest surrounding Paul's wife's investment, but claimed the two fit a pattern of behavior, "And whether this was inadvertently left off his form or not, this kind of investment when contrasted against the backdrop of his kind of language about this and the kind of language that got him suspended from YouTube I think is what makes it especially striking."

If CNN wants to argue Paul is wrong, that's par for the course in Zuckerville. But hyping him being banned from YouTube for agreeing what a former Biden advisor said on CNN just ten days ago is not "following the science."”

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