I came across this list the other day: The funniest Town Name in Each State by The list was posted in 2017, so hopefully the towns are still there!



















































Pat’s Note: I have been to Intercourse, PA…it’s not far from Blue Ball…have we got a sense of humor in PA or what?

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  1. Morning All!
    moving slowly today but I have to get thru a pile of laundry!!
    my son and daughter in law have a 5 month old boxer puppy who’s very excited to meet new people…i have black and blue marks all over my legs and arms–apparently she failed the “do not jump up on old people” lesson…LOL
    but a sweet girl otherwise. and she was stuck inside a lot of the time because we were combing thru the tall grass looking for nails and other debris that came off when they removed the old roof.
    the one night after she came back inside, she took a flying leap to land on hubby who finally showered and sat on the sofa….her one nail was sharp and bloodied his arm! (all the while she’s licking his face…)

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      1. Morning Filly!
        Abby (the pup’s name) clearly has exuberant energy and meeting new people to play with excited her even more…
        I will enjoy her more when she gets a little older i think and we can play without her knocking me over…lol

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  5. Good morning y’all. Another Monday at work…sigh. I did however, get a Teeter inversion table on Saturday. I have used it 3 or 4 times so far and it has done wonders for my back and hips already. Had some real good exercise cutting brush, grass, and weed eating all weekend. Shoulders are a little sore, but the table can’t help that.

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    1. Morning CM!
      sounds like you had a strenuous weekend!
      is the table portable? or once it’s up it’s up?
      sounds like something my hubby might benefit from, but not sure we have a permanent space for something like that…

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          1. No problem! Looks like I’m going to have a busy morning. Got to send my crew to a scheduled job and I have to go look at another one that just popped up. No rest for the wicked!

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    2. Morning, CM! I’ve read about those tables and worked with a guy years ago who swore by hanging upside down – stretches the spine, discs and muscles. It does wonders, from what I’ve heard. Back when I was working, I would stretch first thing when I got up, bending over and putting my palms flat on the floor a few times. It always loosened me up for the day. Hey, I may be getting old but I can still do it, too – just a LOT slower these days! LOL

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  6. monkeypox? seems woohan stepped in it again
    copied from tcth

    May 23, 2022 12:28 am

    “The Wuhan Institute of Virology assembled a monkeypox virus genome, allowing the virus to be identified through PCR tests, using a method researchers flagged for potentially creating a “contagious pathogen,” The National Pulse can reveal.

    The study was first published ( ) in February 2022, just months before the latest international outbreak of monkeypox cases which appear to have now reached the United States.”

    Coincidence? For some reason, I doubt it.

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    1. Tsk, tsk….such a suspicious nature you have, Pat! Why on earth would you ever think our own government would do such a thing to us??!!?? Oh, wait…..😶🙄🙄😏😣😮

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  10. pro abortionists should really rethink their signs…LOL
    An extraordinarily high percentage of the signs wielded by pro-abortion demonstrators are mind-bogglingly dumb and/or nonsensical. One of these inane sentiments (see below) has prompted me to write this post. That sign/sentiment? ”Guns have more rights than my vagina.”

    Really? Let’s examine the facts. First of all, it must be noted, the vast majority of gun owners don’t stick a penis in their gun’s barrel and climax in it. They do have to subject themselves to a thorough background check by the feds, answer more than a dozen probing questions, fill out a 2-page form, and hand over several hundred dollars or more before they can take their firearms home with them. Oh, and they are also forced to present a current, valid, government-issued I.D.! (I don’t know how so many minority gun owners accomplish this feat!)

    Moreover, firearms owners are prohibited from taking their guns into many public –and private places. By contrast, vagina owners are generally free to travel wherever they wish to go. None of the demented sign-carrying “ladies” have ever walked into, say, a library or retail outlet and seen a sign saying, “This is a vagina-free zone.” So back off, rabidly ignorant and entitled placard possessing protesters. If you don’t want a baby, don’t recklessly engage in the act that creates them.

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    1. Ya’ know, I’ve always been VERY open-minded about sexual matters – as you all know by now – but I’m beginning to wonder if we should go back to the days of Rob and Laura Petrie with twin beds!!!! Can we NOT find a happy medium??!!??

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    1. LOL
      I have a picture of me in my motorcycle jacket standing in front of the Intercourse town sign…my mom almost had a fit seeing that…LOL

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  11. EXCERPT: “Of all the regime scribblers and scribes flooding the internet with glorified blog posts on the awfulness of Elon Musk’s Twitter bid, a piece by Renée DiResta published in the Atlantic stands out from the rest — not because of its force of argument, but because of the largely forgotten scandal behind its author.

    Like the now disgraced and jobless Nina Jankowicz, DiResta is a career-girl of the Disinformation Industry — a constellation of NATO and US State Department-funded NGOs and civil society groups that censor inconvenient truths, facts and narratives under the guise of protecting the public from so-called “disinformation.” And like Nina Jankowicz, it turns out that DiResta’s name is closely associated with one of the most explosive and aggressively covered-up influence operations of the century.

    With that teaser in place, let’s start at the beginning with DiResta’s piece on Musk and Twitter. We invite the impatient reader to scroll down to DiResta’s scandal — but it’s worth the wait for those with more patience.
    But anything more than a cursory look at Diresta’s “concerned” reaction to Musk and his cadre of “free-speech absolutists” completely betrays her true agenda. Here she is scribbling away in the Atlantic (emphasis ours):”
    Immediately we note that the Harvard study DiResta cites in support of her remarkable claim that misinformation is exclusively a right-wing problem is funded by George Soros’ Open Society Institute, among other similar “philanthropic” organizations. Note the bottom footnote in the first page of the study, titled “Mail-In Voter Fraud: Anatomy of a Disinformation Campaign”:
    As we promised the reader in our introduction, the story of Renée DiResta is far more scandalous than a hypocritical disinformation operative calling for mass censorship. Readers will recall that Nina Jankowicz’ name came up in a major leak as an associate of the Integrity Initiative, a NATO, US State Department, UK government-funded influence operation that secretly meddled in the political affairs of NATO Democracies. While we don’t know whether DiResta was associated with the Integrity Initiative, she was involved in something equally if not more scandalous.
    But there is one very important secretive, malign influence operation that Renée DiResta failed to disclose to the Senate. This influence operation was conducted by her own employer, New Knowledge, to influence the outcome of the 2017 Alabama special Senate contest between populist Roy Moore and Doug Jones. The details of the influence operation are even more scandalous. In what even the head of New Knowledge described as a “false flag” operation, New Knowledge conducted a secret influence operation to make it look like populist candidate Roy Moore was the beneficiary of a secret Russian influence operation!”

    Much more:

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  12. WHO Warns Summer Festivals, Mass Gatherings Could Accelerate Spread of Monkeypox – Here we go again.
    Published 2 days ago on 20 May, 2022 Paul Joseph Watson

    Entire Article: “The WHO is warning that summer festivals and mass gatherings could accelerate the spread of monkeypox in the first indication that health technocrats may once again attempt to impose restrictions in the name of stopping the spread of a virus.

    Monkeypox cases in the UK, where the virus first arrived thanks to someone traveling back from Nigeria, have more than doubled, it was revealed earlier today. At least nine other countries around the world have also reported suspected cases of the virus, which can cause severe illness in young children, pregnant women, and individuals who are immunocompromised.

    Clusters of cases have been observed amongst homosexual men, who are more at risk of catching the virus from sexual partners. According to Sky News, “Exactly what is driving the UK’s largest outbreak is a mystery,” especially as health experts previously asserted that monkeypox wasn’t very transmissible amongst humans, with some speculating it has mutated.

    Now the World Health Organization is warning that summer festivals and mass gatherings could accelerate the spread of monkeypox. “As we enter the summer season in the European region, with mass gatherings, festivals and parties, I am concerned that transmission could accelerate, as the cases currently being detected are among those engaging in sexual activity, and the symptoms are unfamiliar to many,” said Dr Hans Kluge, WHO regional director for Europe.

    The virus is also spreading at the same time the WHO is preparing to vote on an international pandemic treaty and amendments to the International Health Regulations (2005). According to critics, the treaty would, “give the unelected WHO greater control of national emergency healthcare decisions and new powers to push vaccine passports, global surveillance, and “global coordinated actions” that address “misinformation” whenever it declares a “health emergency.”

    Of course, all those fears will naturally be dismissed as “misinformation” by WHO-aligned ‘fact checkers’ in due course. As we document in the video below, the Nigerian CDC is urging its citizens to stop eating ‘bush meat’ – which includes monkeys and rats – in order to halt the spread of the virus. The NHS in the UK has also posted a message on its website urging people to not touch or consume ‘bush meat’, which is available on the black market in ethnically diverse areas of London.”

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  13. EXCERPT: “Some rules are made to be broken, and then there are the rules our parents taught us that we wouldn’t dare disobey. Whether it’s a literal rule (turn off the light when you leave a room,) one open to interpretation (if it’s worth doing, do it right), or a rule that’s oddly specific (never put tomatoes in the gumbo), all parents have a set of rules they expect their kids to follow.

    That’s why we asked our readers to tell us about theirs. We got more than 3,000 replies after asking “What is a rule that your parent taught you that you’ll never break?” on the It’s a Southern Thing Facebook page. That’s a lot of rules, y’all, and they were all worth following. To see some of our favorites, you can read below. To see all of the comments, click here.

    PARTIAL LIST [those I heard the most]:

    No white shoes after Labor Day: “No white shoes after Labor Day or before Easter. I’ve actually tried to break this one, but I fear my mother and grandma would come back and slap me into next week. Makes me queasy.” — Dianne Martin

    Mind your manners: “I was always taught to respect my elders, and even though I am older, I still to this day respect my elders, and even the younger generation, in hopes that they will also learn respect. All of this starts with: yes ma’am, no sir, please, thank you and then moves on to, if you borrow something, take it back clean and still in working condition; if it broke, either fix it or give them the money to replace it.” — Christiana Diehl
    Always respect your elders: “Never, ever, no matter how grown you think you are (or even if you may technically be grown) refer to ANY adult relative by just their first name, you had best always include Aunt or Uncle. I still have scars (psychical and emotional) for thinking I could just ask “Gladis” if she wanted ice cream with the birthday cake. My family isn’t that big, but I swear I was slapped by 100 people reminding me it was AUNT Gladis!!” — Ruthie Johnson
    Always wear clean underwear: “The one rule that doesn’t matter, though we have abided by the rule, is wear clean underwear in case you are in an accident. Truth is…they cut off all your clothes in an emergency. Yeah….had my favorite bra on “that” day.” — Kay Reynolds
    Write thank you cards: “Always write a thank you note for a gift. And don’t serve guests broken crackers or cookies.” — Barbara Wolff Cavalluzzi


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  14. who would have thought? especially after reading what Filly posted yesterday…using monkey something or other in the vaxines…

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    1. Ah, yes! Of course! Now big pharma can appear to scramble to come out with a new and improved shingles vaccine!!! They will take the current one, change a couple of symbols, and re-patent it under a new name. Ooooh, more millions for them!!!!!

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  16. Entire article: “Georgia wildlife officials cited a couple for illegally having a one-week-old deer fawn as a pet after they were spotted with the animal in the dog-food aisle of a Walmart, authorities said.

    Walmart employees contacted the Georgia Department of Natural Resources on May 18 after seeing the couple in the store – the man pushing a shopping cart and the woman holding the tiny baby deer, Saxon Campbell, a first-class game warden with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources told McClatchy News. The Walmart is located in Grovetown, about 134 miles east of Atlanta.

    By the time wildlife officials arrived on scene, the couple had left, he said. But officers reviewed security camera footage and were able to identify a company logo on the man’s T-shirt. After speaking with the company, Campbell said wildlife officials were able to identify the man, and they went to his home in Appling, Georgia, on May 19. The man told officials that his dogs had brought the fawn into his yard and that he wanted to take care of it, Campbell said.

    It isn’t uncommon for fawns to wander away from their mothers, Campbell said. “Some fawns are a little more curious than others,” he said. But it is illegal for people to take them in as pets, he added. Campbell said the Department of Natural Resources took possession of the fawn, which weighed about three pounds, and took it to St. Francis Animal Hospital in Augusta. Campbell said that anyone who has a question about the well-being of a wild animal should call local wildlife authorities.

    “They should contact their local Department of Natural Resources wildlife division office,” he said. “Especially, don’t take it to Walmart.”

    “A couple was cited for having a deer fawn illegally as a pet, according to Georgia wildlife officials. GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES”

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  17. Entire Article @ JustTheNews: “In a stinging rebuke to the Pentagon, a Navy administrative separation board voted unanimously to retain an officer who refused to comply with the military’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate.

    Navy Lt. Billy Moseley, who has been an officer for 22 years, could have chosen to retire from the military when he was ordered to receive the COVID vaccine. He also could have submitted a Religious Accommodation Request, since he objected to the vaccine for religious reasons.

    Risking his retirement, Moseley chose instead to take his case to the administrative separation board after learning “that the Navy and the other services intended to implement a blanket denial policy,” according to a press release from his attorney, R. Davis Younts. Moseley consulted with legal and medical experts and “became convinced that as an officer he had an obligation to take a stand against the unlawful order and be a voice for thousands of enlisted Sailors,” the press release continued.

    Younts told Just the News Moseley is one of the first Navy service members — maybe even the first officer — to go to the board over the COVID vaccine mandate. Any service member who has been in the military for more than six years is entitled to the board for due process. In the Navy, the board’s recommendation on whether to retain or separate (another term for firing) a member of the service is binding.

    Younts argued at the board hearing that the mandate for the experimental COVID vaccines was not a lawful order since the military has not made fully FDA-approved versions of the vaccines available to military members. The military defense attorney told Just the News that the attorneys for the Navy agreed with him that there are no FDA-approved vaccines available, only interchangeable vaccines. Younts added that if there are no FDA-approved vaccines available, then the president would have to authorize the experimental shots that are currently available, which hasn’t happened.

    On Friday, the board voted 3-0 that Moseley’s failure to follow the COVID vaccine order did not count as misconduct and that he should remain in the Navy. Younts said that the board members weren’t convinced that the vaccine order was lawful. He added that this precedent “puts the Navy in an interesting position” regarding the other service members who have also refused the COVID vaccine.

    While this is “only one case of thousands and we have many more clients facing prosecution by the military, we are encouraged that the truth was revealed in this Board, and we hope this ground-breaking case sends a strong message to the Department of Defense,” Younts’ press release concluded.”


  18. “Report: Amazon and 3rd Parties Collect Voice Data from Smart Speakers and “share it with as many as 41 advertising partners” By B.N. Frank

    “Despite all the bad press reported about Amazon’s smart speaker devices (see 1, 2, 3, 4) – and the high levels of biologically harmful wireless radiation they emit – people are still buying these devices and using them in their homes and businesses. In fact, they’re even being used in nursing homes, sometimes with disastrous results. Collecting user data to sell and/or share with 3rd parties is sometimes referred to as “surveillance capitalism”, and Amazon smart speaker users are thoroughly being surveilled.

    From The Verge: “Researchers find Amazon uses Alexa voice data to target you with ads Amazon and third parties use data from smart speakers to sell you stuff, says report” By Jennifer Pattison Tuohy

    “A report released last week contends that Amazon uses voice data from its Echo devices to serve targeted ads on its own platforms and the web. The report, produced by researchers affiliated with the University of Washington, UC Davis, UC Irvine, and Northeastern University, said the ways Amazon does this is inconsistent with its privacy policies.

    Titled, “Your Echos are Heard: Tracking, Profiling, and Ad Targeting in the Amazon Smart Speaker Ecosystem,” the report concludes that Amazon and third parties (including advertising and tracking services) collect data from your interactions with Alexa through Echo smart speakers and share it with as many as 41 advertising partners. That data is then used to “infer user interests” and “serve targeted ads on-platform (Echo devices) as well as off-platform (web).” It also concludes that this type of data is in hot demand, leading to “30X higher ad bids from advertisers.”

    Amazon confirmed to The Verge that it does use voice data from Alexa interactions to inform relevant ads shown on Amazon or other sites where Amazon places ads. “Similar to what you’d experience if you made a purchase on or requested a song through Amazon Music, if you ask Alexa to order paper towels or to play a song on Amazon Music, the record of that purchase or song play may inform relevant ads shown on Amazon or other sites where Amazon places ads.” Amazon spokesperson Lauren Raemhild said in an email.”

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  19. Entire Article @ TheLibertyDaily: “The actions of the Deep State are often inexplicable. Sometimes, their purpose is clear as day. The latter is likely the case with Deep State congressional shill Dan Crenshaw after he cancelled his appearance at a Young Republicans event in his home state. Could it be that he was going to be asked by a prominent patriot about his Ukraine-First policy stances?

    According to Alex Bruesewitz: “Last night I tweeted this about @DanCrenshawTX. Just got word that deep state Dan CANCELLED on this event with @TexasYRs. So guess I won’t be coming to Dallas after all. He apparently has somewhere more important to be. Where’s America Last Dan going instead?”

    The post Bruesewitz referenced said he was going to the event where Crenshaw would be and ask “why he puts the corrupt Ukrainian Government ahead of the American people.”

    Crenshaw was among many Republicans who voted to send billions of dollars worth of aid to the Ukrainian government. But Crenshaw has gone further than most in his party, echoing constant warmongering rhetoric and attacking America First patriotic colleagues on Capitol Hill.

    The only way to expose the Deep State is to corner their shills and ask them the tough questions. If they’re honest, they’ll reveal things the American people don’t want to hear. If they lie, then they’re liars. Either way, they’re exposed.”

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  20. EXCERPT: “Real America is daily growing more excited and optimistic at the prospect of a massive electoral “Red Wave” sweeping the Nation this November. Americans have not forgotten the stolen presidential election of 2020, and are reminded of its consequences by the burgeoning disasters that have befallen every aspect of life in this country ever since. In the face of the current fear and despair, it is fully understandable to hope for something better from the GOP, were it to be restored to dominance in the Congress in this year’s elections.

    Unfortunately, despite the possibility of brooming the Democrats, another gaping pitfall remains. It needs to be addressed on a sweeping scale by real Conservatives across our land. Otherwise, we may just be repeating several ballot box triumphs of recent years, which were quickly (and predictably) followed by letdowns and total betrayal.
    [Red waves in 1994, 2000, 2010, all with few to no results]
    That would all of course change in 2012 when the Senate also went Republican, putting Mitch McConnell in driver’s seat as Senate Majority Leader. Yet again, the Congressional “leaders” focused on maintaining the D.C. status quo, by which they could enjoy the perks of majority party high office, while avoiding any action that might result in criticism from the leftist Democrats and their Fake News lackeys. Among the most shocking betrayals of America from Boehner and McConnell was their vow never to impeach Obama, despite his vast web of corruption and many abuses of power that easily exceeded any standard of “high crimes.” Was it for just more of the same that America had rallied to Republicans in two major election cycles?

    By 2016, Americans were ready to see their Nation restored to the hands of a pro-America President who showed real signs of fighting for Americans. So with the election of Donald Trump, expectations were high that the GOP would unite and commit to driving back the vile forces of the left. But although President Trump was true to his word, and did his utmost to actually fulfill the campaign promises he made to America, Congressional and Senate RINOs, led by then Speaker Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell, worked harder than they ever had against the Democrats to totally thwart the President. It was no wonder that, in the midterms of 2018, disillusionment with the GOP was sufficient to put the Democrats back in control on Capitol Hill.
    It is conceivable that in this year’s elections, both Houses could turn red. In a perfect world, that would mean the time is right for investigations of leftist corruption, along with an immediate and total reversal of the policy abominations of the Biden Cabal. And those would just be starters. Sadly, recent history forewarns of an abysmal alternative.”


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  21. Entire Article: “Should gun manufacturers be blamed for violent crimes committed with their firearms? Of course not. But following a settlement by Remington with the families of Sandy Hook victims, families of victims from last week’s Buffalo massacre are considering suing the gunmaker.

    According to WFMYNews2: ‘The family of a Buffalo shooting victim may sue major gun manufacturer Remington, whose headquarters are expected to move to LaGrange, Georgia within four years. The family has hired two lawyers who are investigating a potential lawsuit. One of them believed the AR-15-style weapon allegedly used in the massacre is designed for military and war, and he believes Remington should have taken more steps to make sure it didn’t end up in the wrong hands.

    As lawyers build a case, funerals began this week for the 10 victims killed in what police call a racially-motivated attack. An Atlanta-area attorney said the family may have a case, but it will likely be difficult to prove.

    “Should this type of weapon be easily available to the common consumer? That is a legitimate debate,” Atlanta lawyer Jeff Shiver said. The killer allegedly used a Remington Bushmaster in the shooting, which is a semi-automatic rifle. The family of victim Andre Mackneil has hired lawyers to help seek justice for his death.’

    There are many people and organizations that could be blamed for allowing the attack, such as the FBI who was aware of the terrorist’s recent threats. But lawsuits against them are difficult, while blaming the manufacturer is an easy and potentially profitable target. Allowing such lawsuits is politically motivated, which is why in our age of gun-grabbing hysteria it’s likely to be filed and may end up being successful.

    We have no indication Remington broke any laws, yet hitting them best serves the purposes of those who want us all disarmed and compliant. Perhaps more people should listen to this guy.”


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    1. excuse me? the manufacturer trusts the SELLERS & responsible therapists will limit access by people with EXPRESSED violent tendencies!!!!

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  22. Entire Article: “Ever since Robby Mook (who was still alive the last time we checked) threw Hillary Clinton under the Russia-Trump hoax bus we’ve seen a hint of coverage in the media. Not from the New York Times or the Washington Post (you know, the a-holes who won Pulitzers covering the fake story), but even CNN shared a teensy tiny little story on it.

    Nobody nutshell-nailed Hillary Clinton like the Wall Street Journal though:

    Not that we believe Hillary Clinton will be held accountable but still. From the Wall Street Journal: ‘The Russia-Trump collusion narrative of 2016 and beyond was a dirty trick for the ages, and now we know it came from the top—candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton. That was the testimony Friday by 2016 Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook in federal court, and while this news is hardly a surprise, it’s still bracing to find her fingerprints on the political weapon.

    Mr. Mook testified as a witness in special counsel John Durham’s trial of Michael Sussmann, the lawyer accused of lying to the FBI. In September 2016, Mr. Sussmann took claims of a secret Trump connection to Russia’s Alfa Bank to the FBI and said he wasn’t acting on behalf of any client. Prosecutors say he was working for the Clinton campaign.’

    But wait, there’s more: ‘In short, the Clinton campaign created the Trump-Alfa allegation, fed it to a credulous press that failed to confirm the allegations but ran with them anyway, then promoted the story as if it was legitimate news. The campaign also delivered the claims to the FBI, giving journalists another excuse to portray the accusations as serious and perhaps true.

    Most of the press will ignore this news, but the Russia-Trump narrative that Mrs. Clinton sanctioned did enormous harm to the country. It disgraced the FBI, humiliated the press, and sent the country on a three-year investigation to nowhere. Vladimir Putin never came close to doing as much disinformation damage.’

    And ouch……’

    The unfortunate answer is … probably never. She is the Teflon Harpy, after all. But maybe Trump could SUE her. Just sayin’.”

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  23. Yeah! Dandelions, be gone! Yard has now been sprayed – I am soooo glad I got the grass mowed! I am determined to take care of those trumpet vines later, when it warms up a bit more. Still low 60’s but the sun is shining and no wind to speak of! And while I’m waiting, I’m going to watch “Batteries Not Included.” Really great movie!

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  24. Excerpt: Ryan Girdusky: “JD Vance’s Winning Coalition – Where The Establishment Media Was Wrong Yet Again”

    ““He was dead in the water,” “JD was going to get in fifth place,” and “he’s alienated every Republican,” this is what I heard for over a year during the time I worked on the Super PAC supporting JD Vance. People who built their careers as experts in politics were wrong and brazenly wrong about Vance and couldn’t understand how many of his positions that they called “disastrous” were actually building a winning coalition.

    Here’s a point-by-point breakdown from inside the election and how JD’s coalition was built.

    For this post, I am not going to talk about the Trump endorsement or Peter Thiel. Both men’s role was obviously very important. Since this Substack is about politics and policy, that’s where I’m keeping my focus—talking about the policies that the media said would alienate Republican voters but did the opposite.”

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  25. I’ve always had two contradicting opinions on this subject. On the one hand, if the abuse was grievous enough to justify legal action, why wasn’t it reported at the time? On the other hand, far too often back then you had Judges and parents who discounted horrific treatment like my Sis endured. The legal system was against the victims then. Now if you could just sue the legal system itself…..but you can’t. The following does not apply to the Catholic church, who has gone to great lengths to cover this crap up! That is a different matter entirely!

    I cannot see making a claim, even if wholly justified, against the organization in it’s current form, 20 or more years later. IF the company/school/agency has made the requisite changes and most of the employees back then are long gone, why bankrupt them now? Just to get your 2 lbs of flesh? The people working there now had nothing to do with it.

    EXCERPT: “The lawsuits during the current window have been targeted at both religious and secular institutions. In California, more than 200 women and men have sued an El Monte children’s center, alleging abuse between 1988 and 2001. In Sacramento, two brothers have sued the Capital Christian Center, alleging that they and three other former students were abused sexually in the early 1980s.

    Rick Simons, a plaintiff’s attorney managing the cases against the Catholic Church in Northern California, said his oldest case dates to the early 1960s. That litigant and others like him didn’t sue during California’s 2003 lookback window because “he wasn’t ready,” Simons said.

    “One year is just not enough time for some folks to process stuff,” Simons said. “This time, maybe the parents are mostly gone. Many more people are sober.”

    “This was news in 2002 and 2003, that Catholic priests were engaged in systematic abuse. People hadn’t heard it on that scale,” he added.”

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  27. Entire article @ BB: “House and Senate Republicans who voted to give $40 billion in additional American taxpayer funding to Ukraine also helped rubber stamp $900 million to fund President Joe Biden’s mass immigration priorities.

    Late last week, only 57 House Republicans and 11 Senate Republicans voted in opposition to Biden’s $40 billion in additional Ukraine aid. That boondoggle package includes $900 million to fund more immigration from Ukraine even as thousands of Ukrainians pile up at the southern border to get into the U.S.

    As part of those millions in funds, Ukrainians will be provided with medical services, housing money, and “culturally and linguistically appropriate services.”

    The package states:

    ‘For an additional amount for ‘‘Refugee and Entrant Assistance’’, $900,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2023, for carrying out refugee and entrant assistance activities in support of citizens or nationals of Ukraine, or a person who last habitually resided in Ukraine, for whom such refugee and entrant assistance activities are authorized: Provided, That amounts made available under this heading in this Act may be used for grants or contracts with qualified organizations, including nonprofit entities, to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate services, including wraparound services, housing assistance, medical assistance, legal assistance, and case management assistance. [Emphasis added]’

    The majority of House and Senate Republicans voted for the funding, including GOP House and Senate leadership, despite record-breaking illegal immigration levels at the U.S.-Mexico border with no plans to close up gaps in the border wall that remain fully open.

    Last month, Breitbart News exclusively reported how the Biden administration had transformed the nation’s Ports of Entry into DMV-style processing centers for Ukrainians who were flying into Tijuana, Mexico, to get released into the U.S. One source described the process as a “DMV for Ukrainians.”

    Already, Biden has extended the quasi-amnesty program known as Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to about 75,000 Ukrainians. Likewise, Biden has opened a new migration pipeline for Ukrainians where they can apply to come to the U.S. while in Europe.”

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  28. EXCERPT: “Whether Title 42 ends or not, migrants say they are tired of waiting and surged across the Rio Grande into the Eagle Pass, Texas, area of operations. As many as 3,600 crossed so far this weekend — eclipsing last weekend’s total of just over 2,800 migrant apprehensions in the Del Rio Sector — according to a source operating within U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

    Border Patrol officials called in all available agents in Eagle Pass on Sunday as increasing numbers of migrants crossed the border illegally from Mexico into Texas. Sunday evening, a large group of more than 250 migrants crossed near Normandy, Texas, while others streamed across into Eagle Pass.”

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    1. if they can’t politely invade the country, SEND THEM ALL THE HELL BACK!!!
      imagine how these animals will be driving our roads…
      too impatient for a light to turn green

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  29. EXCERPT: “Democrats invented the threat of “disinformation” to cope with the psychological pain of their 2016 defeat by Donald Trump, says a liberal New York magazine. “Disinformation’ was the liberal Establishment’s traumatic reaction to the psychic wound of 2016,” Sam Adler-Bell wrote in New York Magazine‘s “Intelligencer” column.

    But that “disinformation” diagnosis is also a problem for Democrats because it prevents them from recognizing how their political views are seen by ordinary Americans, he wrote on May 20. One problem with “Liberals’ fixation on ‘disinformation’ is that it allows them to lie to themselves” about public support for their policies, he wrote:
    Extraction Migration

    Since at least 1990, the D.C. establishment has extracted tens of millions of migrants and visa workers from poor countries to serve as legal or illegal workers, temporary workers, consumers, and renters for various U.S. investors and CEOs. This economic strategy of Extraction Migration has no stopping point. It is brutal to ordinary Americans because it cuts their career opportunities, shrinks their salaries and wages, raises their housing costs, and has shoved at least ten million American men out of the labor force.

    Extraction migration also distorts the economy and curbs Americans’ productivity, partly because it allows employers to use stoop labor instead of machines. Migration also reduces voters’ political clout, undermines employees’ workplace rights, and widens the regional wealth gaps between the Democrats’ big coastal states and the Republicans’ heartland and southern states.

    An economy built on extraction migration also alienates young people and radicalizes Americans’ democratic, compromise-promoting civic culture because it allows wealthy elites to ignore despairing Americans at the bottom of society. Not surprisingly, the wealth-shifting extraction migration policy is very unpopular, according to a wide variety of polls. The polls show deep and broad public opposition to labor migration and the inflow of foreign contract workers into jobs sought by young U.S. graduates.

    The opposition is growing, anti-establishment, multiracial, cross-sex, non-racist, class-based, bipartisan, rational, persistent, and recognizes the solidarity that Americans owe to one another.”

    More detail:

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  30. So much for the trumpet vines – clouded over and temp dropped, with very light rain. Sigh…..I actually had to turn the heat up! At least it’s not enough rain to interfere with the spraying job earlier…..

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  31. I am adding a short daily prayer to the board. I would invite each of you, if you wish, to also add one or maybe two of your own liking. I do not want to stifle anyone but please limit yourself to one or two. here’s one I found that I liked.

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