General Discussion, Thursday, March 16, 2017

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  1. MaryfromMarin says:

    Pigeons and google have a lot in common.

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  2. texan59 says:

    Alright. Finally getting back in the swing of things. Almost to the end of another slog through the muck and the mud. Coffee up y’all, they’re still slingin’ whatever they got at teh Donald, er, Mr. President, and he needs our help. Carry on. πŸ˜€

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  3. nyetneetot says:

    CNN BREAKING NEWS: Iran captures Mossad agent (pictured above in Israeli spy gear)

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  4. patternpuzzler says:

    Hi there, Kids! This is one of those days when there is *more* to include so sorry for the length. Here’s your Day in (Mostly) American History: March 16

    1621: Native American chief visits colony of Plymouth, Mass
    1641: General court declares Rhode Island a democracy & adopts new constitution

    1751: “Father of the Constitution” born. On this day in 1751, James Madison, drafter of the Constitution, recorder of the Constitutional Convention, author of the Federalist Papers and fourth president of the United States, is born on a plantation in Virginia. Madison is best remembered for his critical role in the Constitutional Convention of 1787, where he presented the Virginia Plan to the assembled delegates in Philadelphia and oversaw the difficult process of negotiation and compromise that led to the drafting of the final Constitution. Madison’s published Notes on the Convention are considered the most detailed and accurate account of what occurred in the closed-session debates. (Madison forbade the publishing of his notes until all the participants were deceased.) After the Constitution was submitted to the people for ratification, Madison collaborated with John Jay and Alexander Hamilton on The Federalist Papers, a series of pamphlets that argued for the acceptance of the new government. Madison penned the most famous of the pamphlets, Federalist No. 10, which made an incisive argument for the ability of a large federation to preserve individual rights.

    1802: Law signed to establish US Military Academy (West Point, NY)
    1802: US Army Corps of Engineers established (2nd time)
    1829: Ohio authorizes high school night classes
    1836: Constitution of the Republic of Texas approved, legalizes slavery
    1850: Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Scarlet Letter” published in Boston

    1855: Charges filed against Louisiana health board alleging fraud, corruption and misappropriation of funds. (h/t to czarowniczy)

    1861: Arizona Territory votes to leave the Union (US Civil War)
    1861: Confederate government appoints commissioners to Britain

    1861: Edward Clark became Governor of Texas, replacing Sam Houston, who was evicted from the office for refusing to take an oath of loyalty to the Confederacy (US Civil War)

    1865: Battle of Averasboro NC (1,500 casualities)
    1867: First publication of an article by Joseph Lister outlining the discovery of antiseptic surgery, in The Lancet.
    1869: Hiram R. Revels makes 1st official speech by an African American in the Senate
    1881: Barnum & Bailey Circus debuts
    1882: US Senate ratifies treaty establishing the Red Cross

    1903: Judge Roy Bean, the self-proclaimed β€œLaw West of the Pecos,” dies in Langtry, Texas.
    A saloonkeeper and adventurer, Bean’s claim to fame rested on the often humorous and sometimes-bizarre rulings he meted out as a justice of the peace in western Texas during the late 19th century. Bean was often deliberately humorous or bizarre in his rulings, once fining a dead man $40 for carrying a concealed weapon. He threatened one lawyer with hanging for using profane language when the hapless man referred to the β€œhabeas corpus” of his client. Less amusing was Bean’s decision to free a man accused of killing a Chinese rail worker on the grounds that Bean knew of no law making it a crime β€œto kill a Chinaman.”

    1910: Barney Oldfield uses a Benz to break the existing records at Daytona Beach Road Course (131.25mph)
    1912: Mrs William Howard Taft plants 1st cherry tree in Washington, D.C.
    1915: Federal Trade Commission organizes
    1916: US & Canada sign migratory bird treaty
    1918: Geoffrey O’Hara’s “K-K-K-Katy” song published
    1926: Robert Goddard launches 1st liquid fuel rocket, goes 184′ (56 meters)
    1930: USS Constitution (Old Ironsides) floated out to become a national shrine
    1934: Congress passes Migratory Bird Conservation Act
    1934: 6th Academy Awards: “Cavalcade”, Charles Laughton & Katharine Hepburn wins
    1941: National Gallery of Art opens in Washington, D.C.

    1945: Allies secure Iwo Jima. On this day, the west Pacific volcanic island of Iwo Jima is declared secured by the U.S. military after months of fiercely fighting its Japanese defenders.
    The Americans began applying pressure to the Japanese defense of Iwo Jima in February 1944, when B-24 and B-25 bombers raided the island for 74 days straight. It was the longest pre-invasion bombardment of the war, necessary because of the extent to which the Japanese–21,000 strong–fortified the island, above and below ground, including a network of caves. Underwater demolition teams (β€œfrogmen”) were dispatched by the Americans just before the actual invasion to clear the shores of mines and any other obstacles that could obstruct an invading force. In fact, the Japanese mistook the frogmen for an invasion force and killed 170 of them.

    1947: Convair Liner, 1st US twin-engine pressurized airplane, tested

    1948: Billie Holiday is released from a federal rehabilitation facility [prison] early because of good behaviour, against a narcotics possession conviction. She was then barred from playing clubs and cabarets, but when she played Carnegie Hall later in 1948, she received three standing ovations.

    1949: 6th Golden Globes: Johnny Belinda, Laurence Olivier, & Jane Wyman win

    1950: First annual National Book Awards
    1955: President Eisenhower upheld the use of atomic weapons in case of war
    1957: 9th Emmy Awards: Phil Silvers Show, Robert Young & Loretta Young win
    1961: 18th Golden Globes: Spartacus, Burt Lancaster, & Greer Garson win
    1962: First launching of Titan 2-rocket
    1962: US Super-Constellation disappears above Pacific Ocean, kills 167
    1964: LBJ asks Congress to pass Economic Opportunity Act as part of his War on Poverty
    1966: Gemini 8 launched with Armstrong & Scott, aborted after 6.5 orbits

    1968: [Vietnam] My Lai massacre occurs. In what would become the most publicized war atrocity committed by U.S. troops in Vietnam, a platoon slaughters between 200 and 500 unarmed villagers at My Lai 4, a cluster of hamlets in the coastal lowlands of the northernmost region of South Vietnam.
    My Lai 4 was situated in a heavily mined region where Viet Cong guerrillas were firmly entrenched and numerous members of the participating platoon had been killed or maimed during the preceding month. During the Vietnam War, U.S. troops frequently bombed and shelled the province of Quang Ngai, believing it to be a stronghold for Viet Cong (VC). In March 1968, a platoon of soldiers called Charlie Company received word that Viet Cong guerrillas had taken cover in the Quang Ngai village of Son My. Led by Lieutenant William L. Calley, the platoon entered one of the village’s four hamlets, My Lai 4, on a search-and-destroy mission on the morning of March 16. Instead of guerrilla fighters, they found unarmed villagers, most of them women, children and old men. The men of Charlie Company were angry, frightened and struggling for survival in March 1968. Since their arrival 3 months prior, they had suffered over 40 casualties. Just two days before the massacre the company had lost a popular sergeant to a land mine. These events would have had a large contribution to the cause of the atrocity.
    The soldiers had been advised before the attack by army command that all who were found in My Lai could be considered VC or active VC sympathizers, and told to destroy the village. Still, they acted with extraordinary brutality, raping and torturing villagers before killing them and dragging dozens of people, including young children and babies, into a ditch and executing them with automatic weapons. The massacre reportedly ended when an Army helicopter pilot, Warrant Officer Hugh Thompson, landed his aircraft between the soldiers and the retreating villagers and threatened to open fire if they continued their attacks.

    1968: Robert F. Kennedy announces presidential campaign
    1968: General Motors produces its 100 millionth automobile, the Oldsmobile Toronado.
    1969: Boston Bruins scores an NHL record 8 goals in 1 period

    1971: 13th Grammy Awards: Bridge over Troubled Water (Simon and Garfunkel; Contemporary Song), Close to You (Carpenters; Best Performance by a Duo or Group); Ain’t No Sunshine (Bill Withers; Best Rhythm and Blues Song)

    1972: John Lennon and Yoko Ono are served with deportation papers. Lennon and his wife, Yoko Ono, had been living in New York for a year, and they wanted to stay. But it happened also to be the year President Nixon was running for re-election. Opposition to the Vietnam War had reached a peak, and Lennon and Ono often showed up at antiwar rallies to sing “Give Peace a Chance” β€” and to tell their fans that the best way to give peace a chance was to vote against Nixon. The Nixon White House responded by ordering Lennon deported. The administration said Lennon had been admitted to the country improperly. He had pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of cannabis possession in London in 1968, and immigration law at the time banned the admission of anyone convicted of any drug offense. The Lennon deportation proceedings continued even after Nixon’s reelection in 1972, and then through the Watergate crisis. In the end, of course, Nixon left the White House, and Lennon β€” and Ono β€” stayed in the U.S.

    1973: OPEC discusses raising prices to offset decline of U.S. dollar value
    1974: 1st performance at new Grand Ole Opry House at Opryland in Nashville
    1975: US Mariner 10 makes 3rd & final fly-by of Mercury

    1978: Amoco Cadiz spills 223,000 tons of crude oil off French coast One of the world’s worst supertanker disasters takes places when the Amoco Cadiz wrecks off the coast of Portsall, France, on this day in 1978. Although the 68 million gallons of oil that spilled from the Cadiz has since been exceeded by other spills, this remains the largest shipwreck in history.
    The Cadiz was 65 meters longer than the Titanic and capable of carrying more than 250,000 tons of crude oil.

    1985: Associated Press correspondent Terry Anderson taken hostage in Beirut; the AP’s bureau chief in Beirut at the time, was kidnapped by a Shia militant group in Lebanon. He would be held 2, 454 days in captivity.

    1988: US sends 3,000 soldiers to Nicaragua’s neighbor Honduras. As part of his continuing effort to put pressure on the leftist Sandinista government in Nicaragua, President Ronald Reagan orders over 3,000 U.S. troops to Honduras, claiming that Nicaraguan soldiers had crossed its borders. As with so many of the other actions taken against Nicaragua during the Reagan years, the result was only more confusion and criticism.
    Since taking office in 1981, the Reagan administration had used an assortment of means to try to remove the leftist Sandinista government of Nicaragua. President Reagan charged that the Sandinistas were pawns of the Soviet Union and were establishing a communist beachhead in the Western Hemisphere, though there was little evidence to support such an accusation. Nonetheless, Reagan’s administration used economic and diplomatic pressure attempting to destabilize the Sandinista regime. Reagan poured millions of dollars of U.S. military and economic aid into the so-called β€œContras,” anti-Sandinista rebels operating out of Honduras and Costa Rica. By 1988, however, the Contra program was coming under severe criticism from both the American people and Congress. Many Americans came to see the Contras as nothing more than terrorist mercenaries, and Congress had acted several times to limit the amount of U.S. aid to the Contras.
    In an effort to circumvent Congressional control, the Reagan administration engaged in what came to be known as the Iran-Contra Affair, in which arms were illegally and covertly sold to Iran in order to fund the Contras. This scheme had come to light in late 1987. Indeed, on the very day that Reagan sent U.S. troops to Honduras, his former national security advisor John Poindexter and former National Security staffer Lt. Col. Oliver North were indicted by the U.S. government for fraud and theft related to Iran-Contra.

    1988: Federal grand jury indicts Col. Oliver L. North, Rear Adm. John M. Poindexter in Iran-Contra affair [Interesting for further study of a historical prominent presidential scandal…]

    1996: Mike Tyson TKOs Frank Bruno in 3rd round to gain the heavyweight title

    2003: The largest coordinated worldwide vigil takes place, as part of the global protests against Iraq war.

    Hope you are all well, happy and have plenty of bacon, flapjacks and java!

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  5. czarowniczy says:

    And sitting on my table just to my right, as I posted yesterday, is my Bush/North dream-team campaign button.

    Liked by 7 people

  6. Wooly Phlox says:

    Morning all!

    Just for Col. Ken.

    Liked by 9 people

  7. WeeWeed says:

    Mornin’ kids!

    Liked by 4 people

  8. Wooly Phlox says:

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  9. nyetneetot says:

    Mornin’ stella! (Smiter of those that ought to be smote) 😎 🍸 (Long Island Iced Tea)
    Mornin’ WeeWeed! (Master Mixologist Extrodinare) 😎 🍸 (Old Fashioned)
    Mornin’ Menagerie! 😎 |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| (Jack Daniels – Single Barrel )
    Mornin’ Ad rem! (Queen Felis catus) 🐱 🍸 (Flaming Lamborghini)
    Mornin’ Sharon! 😎 🍸 🍸 (earthquake)
    Mornin’ ytz4mee! 😎 🍸 (cosmopolitan)
    Mornin’ waltzingmtilda! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (white wine and perrier)
    Mornin’ partyzantski! πŸ™‚ |_| (Tom Collins)
    Mornin’ texan59! πŸ™‚ |_| (Black & Tan)
    Mornin’ ZurichMike! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (fuzzy navel)
    Mornin’ Col.(R) Ken! (hand salute) πŸ™‚ |_| (Boilermaker)
    Mornin’ Czarina! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Lynchburg Lemonade)
    Mornin’ czarowniczy! πŸ™‚ |_| (Wild Turkey Rare Breed)
    Mornin’ letjusticeprevail2014! πŸ™‚ |_| (Irish Car Bomb)
    Mornin’ Patriot1783-ctdar! (aka “ctdar”) πŸ™‚ 🍸 (grasshopper)
    Mornin’ tessa50! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (flaming volcano)
    Mornin’ waltzingmtilda! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (sidecar)
    Mornin’ varsityward! πŸ™‚ |_| (Godfather)
    Mornin’ MaryfromMarin! πŸ˜€ |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| |_| (Mortlach)
    Mornin’ Wooly Phlox! (aka “taqiyyologist”) πŸ™‚ |_| (Roy Rogers)
    Mornin’ Howie! (aka “doodahdaze”) πŸ™‚ |_| (Classic Daiquiri)
    Mornin’ TwoLaine! πŸ™‚ |_| (Gin & Tonic)
    Mornin’ Sha! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Lemon Drop)
    Mornin’ BigMamaTEA! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Harvey Wallbanger)
    Mornin’ cetera5! (aka “Cetera”) πŸ™‚ |_| (Blackberry wine)
    Mornin’ The Tundra PA! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Baileys Irish Cream on the rocks)
    Mornin’ lovely! πŸ™‚ |_| (Backdraft)
    Mornin’ michellc! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Salty dog)
    Mornin’ auscitizenmom! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Kiss on the Lips)
    Mornin’ Margaret-Ann! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (White Russian)
    Mornin’ Auntie Lib! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Tom and Jerry)
    Mornin’ holly100! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Jack & Coke)
    Mornin’ Pam! πŸ™‚ (Not even water)
    Mornin’ Ms.Tee! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Mojito)
    Mornin’ koolkosherkitchen! πŸ™‚ 🍸 🍸 (Cuba Libre)
    Mornin’ ImpeachEmAll πŸ™‚ |_| (Flaming Dr. Pepper)
    Mornin’ Monroe! πŸ™‚ |_| (Stinger)
    Mornin’ Les! πŸ™‚ |_| (Rusty Nail)
    Mornin’ shiloh1973! πŸ™‚ |_| (Jack Daniels)
    Mornin’ TexasRanger! πŸ™‚ |_| (Whiskey Smash)
    Mornin’ Ziiggii! πŸ™‚ |_| (B52)
    Mornin’ oldiadguy! πŸ™‚ |_| (Rum & Coke)
    Mornin’ smiley! (“stuck in spambucket”) πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Spanish coffee)
    Mornin’ derk! (β€œStellars”) πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Kamikaze)
    Mornin’ Jacqueline Taylor Robson πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Shirley Temple)
    Mornin’ facebkwallflower! πŸ™‚ |_| (Night Train Express)
    Mornin’ Ms. Cindy! (aka “Ms Cynlynn” aka “ms cynlynn”) πŸ™‚ 🍸 (1970 ducru beaucaillou)
    Mornin’ sandandsea2015! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (1961 ChΓ’teau Montrose)
    Mornin’ amwick! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Blue motorcycle)
    Mornin’ hocuspocus13! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (1970 Chateau Latour)
    Mornin’ Sloth1963! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (1971 Moulin Touchais)
    Mornin’ MTeresa! (Ex-lurker) πŸ™‚ |_| (Albanian Raki Moskat)
    Mornin’ Rhea Salacia Volans! πŸ™‚ |_| (Hot Buttered Rum)
    Mornin’ joshua! πŸ™‚ |_| (Mudslide)
    Mornin’ John Denney πŸ™‚ |_| (RumChata)
    Mornin’ litenmaus πŸ™‚ |_| (Stolichnaya elit, no ice)
    Mornin’ kinthenorthwest πŸ™‚ 🍸 (A Lonely Island Lost in the Middle of a Foggy Sea)
    Mornin’ TwoLaine πŸ™‚ |_| (Smoking Bishop)
    Mornin’ patternpuzzler πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Old Lady)
    Mornin’ SenatssekretΓ€r FREISTAAT DANZIG πŸ™‚ |_| (Red Russian)
    Mornin’ whiners and complainers! πŸ˜› (No drink for you!)
    Mornin’ to people posting that I missed. 😳
    Mornin’ to all you lurkers! πŸ˜•

    Also just in case someday; mornin’ to Elvis Chupacabra, F.D.R. in Hell and sundance! :mrgreen:


    NEW and IMPROVED breakfast with extra bacon for ZurichMike!

    Doughnuts and coffee!

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  10. amwick says:

    Good Morning Figments, tall, short, medium and in between.
    I am huddled in front of my heater… it got below freezing here… I know, but last week we were at the beach in shorts…… Big news here is that we bought our neighbors dining room table and chairs. They are doing some remodeling. It is a lovely rattan set with a glass top, only $275 for the table and six nice chairs, basically brand new. πŸ™‚

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  11. amwick says:

    So, my understanding is that some judge is HI stopped our President’s immigration EO, and that the 9th Circuit denied en banc hearing of the first appeal. However, our President is saying he will pursue this to the Supreme Court. There are those who feel that l he should just order his people to start enforcing the EO. Personally I would love to see this happen. This is really a constitutional crisis unfolding right in front of us. Amazing times…

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  12. stella says:


    I didn’t know if I was going to write this blog or not. A part of me was scared it’d be shared as some transgender hot piece about yet another homophobic mom lashing out at Disney and then I’d have to deal with the wrath of the internet telling me to kill myself. So let me be clear. This isn’t that story. This is a story about a biological man in the women’s restroom.

    I’ve lived in Los Angeles for over a decade and have seen my fair share of transgender/gender fluid people. They in no way offend me. I’d consider myself pretty progressive and tolerant of most things…except maybe people who identify as a person wearing socks with sandals. We all have our line in the sand and that’s totally mine. But how transgender people feel, how they choose to dress or any surgeries they get, don’t infringe on any parts of my life, so I support their decision to live as they see fit. I’ve also seen my fair share of transgender women in the women’s restroom before. Not ALL the time. But over the past few years, I’d say 4-5 that I noticed. Men…who were in some stage of transition and making every attempt to be a woman from mascara to heels. Transgenders who certainly felt comfortable in the women’s room and probably frightened to go into the men’s. At these times, I smiled…I peed…and life went on. But 2 weeks ago something very different happened. …

    Even a progressive woman realizes that the situation as it exists isn’t good.

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    • Col.(R) Ken says:

      Morning Stella……… people are starting to wake up……

      Liked by 4 people

    • Wooly Phlox says:

      Wow. Nobody said nothin’.

      I know, “California, and would this have happened in Texas?”

      California has become the UK, or Europe. Cowed.

      Liked by 3 people

    • Morning Stella. In the past security would have hauled that guy out, but now? Not so sure. If this woman, who has far more liberal views than most/probably all of us here, wants change, than the tide may be turning.

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    • auscitizenmom says:

      THIS is exactly the kind of thing to be expected by these weird laws now. And, I understand why no one said anything. What if a woman there had said something and he had gone over and punched her? I remember reading an article where a big, ugly, obvious man, dressed in women’s clothes punched a woman in the face for questioning him. And, the woman who wrote the article was right to keep silent because she was in charge of two little children who could have been hurt if something had started.

      She is right, this puts women in danger. I have to say, I am just cantankerous enough at my age to have walked to the door and screamed out very loudly, “There’s a man in the women’s restroom!” Not caring what anybody thought. At least 9 out of 10 of the women in the restroom would probably have been grateful.

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    • czarowniczy says:

      I looked at this for most of the day, on and off, and were I in a woman in that bathroom and a ‘man’ walked in displaying non-bathroom behavior I’d have been all over ‘him’. I’d also have found security personnel and tell them I’d mentioned to all concerned I’d volunteered to be a witness in any liability actions brought against the park.


      • auscitizenmom says:

        But, you are a man. Thinking like a man. I’m not going all women’s libber on you, but when you know it is likely that even if a man is not much bigger than you are, he is probably much stronger and more aggressive, you don’t approach him head on. I might have gone back outside and started screaming that we needed help, etc. But, I would not have confronted him. I would have probably just made one gigantic scene until people came to see what was going on.


        • czarowniczy says:

          Yes but…sounds patriarchal but I’d presume that there were enough women in the restroom that with a creep exhibiting non-bathroom behaviors, especially with kids around, they’d have confronted him.


  13. czarowniczy says:

    Watching a piece on the news with Trump and Pence meeting Senators. Chuck Schumer’s right up,front and looks like for all the world like Lord Palpstine in a business suit.

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  14. lovely says:

    Truth in advertising.

    Liked by 7 people

  15. stella says:

    Official McDonald’s Twitter Account Calls Trump β€œa Disgusting Excuse of a President”

    Liked by 5 people

  16. nyetneetot says:

    Alternate Fun Fact:
    Following Soviet Union prison recipes in cutting up an entire loaf of bread into half inch cubes, toasting all of them, then placing them in a bowl as a snack, is not a substitute for “Chicken In A Biscuit”

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  17. Apologies for the crude language, but πŸ‘†πŸ»is just pathetic.

    Liked by 4 people

  18. That’ll stop ’em!!!! (But really…. nobody try this at home! πŸ˜‰ )

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  20. stella says:

    Russian bank tells DOJ mysterious Trump computer connections may have been hacker hoax

    Alfa Bank has insisted since media stories began appearing last fall about the computer communications — known as Domain Name Server lookups — that it has never had a relationship to Trump or any of his companies and that any computer connections between the two parties’ computers were innocuous. The resumption of the computer pings started last month, and Alfa’s cybersecurity experts traced evidence that the activity was actually being spoofed — or hacked –through a third party from a masked computer address inside the United States, the source said.

    Like a return address

    The attacks attempted to trigger verification signals between Alfa Bank and a server associated with the Trump Organization, the source said.

    The source said the spoofing attempt is equivalent to someone in the U.S. sending an empty envelope to the Trump Towers but putting on the envelope a return address in Russia, causing the Trump server to falsely return the communication back to Moscow.

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  21. czarowniczy says:

    Sharpton, Waters and Mallory scheduled to rant at this year’s Essence Fest. You can bet there’s agonna be a lotta bitchin’ ’bout that free-stuff fire hose being throttled back.

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  22. auscitizenmom says:

    lilbirdee12’s prayer:

    Our Heavenly Father, Your children come to you tonight to ask for healing and peace throughout our country so that we may return to being One Nation Under God. Guide us to be leaders in Your Kingdom, spreading Your Love and Salvation to all. Forgive us our sins and deliver us from evil.

    Lord, we ask for a blanket of protection over all our troops and law enforcement who serve to defend and protect us. Bless our representatives with the strength and wisdom they need to achieve the path You have chosen for us.

    Please place Your Guardian Angels of Protection around Donald Trump and Mike Pence and their families as they seek to lead America back to You.

    Grant us patience, Lord, as the evil ones try to anger us and cause us to fall.
    Spread blessings over Israel and Netanyahu.

    We humbly ask that You please comfort those who are grieving and in pain.
    Thank you Father, for Your Love and the gift of Life.

    In Jesus name, we pray. Amen

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  23. texan59 says:

    Happy 75th, Ronald Wayne Crosby.

    Liked by 1 person

  24. joshua says:

    Is Trump going to get rid of free Obamaphones?


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