General Discussion, Friday, February 8, 2019

February snow storm

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  1. Lucille says:

    “Funny Face” (1957) – Audrey Hepburn & Fred Astaire

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  2. Lucille says:

    When you have to use pickaxes to clear city rail lines, you know it’s weather you don’t really want to spend any time in…Dec 1942 – Winter Street Scenes in Ottawa

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  3. 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’ czarina33! (aka 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 Covfefe! (aka “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™‚ 🍸 (Gentleman Jack Whiskey Sling)
    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’ rheavolans! (aka “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’ G-d&Country! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Blind Russian)
    Mornin’ Gary! πŸ™‚ |_| (Yuengling)
    Mornin’ valeriecurren! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Flaming Sambuca)
    Mornin’ Lucille! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Peach Schnapps)
    Mornin’ Lburg! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Lburg lemonade)
    Mornin’ davidhuntpe! πŸ™‚ |_| (Baileys Irish Cream on the rocks)
    Mornin’ skipper1961! πŸ™‚ |_| (Brompton’s Cocktail – No cherry, no umbrella, no plastic monkey)
    Mornin’ mightyconservative! πŸ™‚ |_| (Benjamin Franklin’s clarified milk punch)
    Mornin’ NC Nana! πŸ™‚ 🍸 (Beautiful)
    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!

    Pastries for coffee!

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  4. nyetneetot says:

    Mrs. N arrives at the airport tomorrow, so if you don’t hear from me for awhile its because she didn’t like the way I was breathing or something.

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  5. lovely says:

    10 beautiful things about today πŸ™‚ .

    1) John 3:16 ”For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.”

    2 ) Rut Roh! Jussie, you better hope that the police can’t trace the acquiring of that rope to your hands.

    Police Investigate Origin Of Rope Used In β€˜Empire’ Actor Jussie Smollett’s Attack

    3) Staying home when the weather is miserable.

    4) On allegations of sexual misconduct and his pending defamation lawsuit.

    I’m pleased that there will be a full investigation which will prove that the accusations against me were made up for financial reasons. I will fully cooperate with the investigation because I have nothing to hide.__Alan Dershowitz

    Too bad L Lin Wood has his hands full at the moment.

    5) Flowers and morning dew.

    6) #Walkaway is surging- people are disgusted with the left’s unabashed push for socialism, for legal infanticide, & the endless rage narrative. Join us in the group that started it all. 1000s of video & written testimonials & endless interaction w the #Walkaway family.__Brandon Straka

    7) Brochantite

    8) The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday (February 7th 2019 ) approved more than three dozen nominees to the federal bench, paving the way for a full vote before the Senate as President Trump continues to reshape the federal judiciary.

    The nominees include six to the federal circuit courts, to which Trump has already appointed 30 judges. The Senate Judiciary Committee also approved 34 nominees to the federal district courts, two to the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and two to the U.S. Court of International Trade. Five of the six nominees to the federal circuit courts were approved along party-lines.

    The 44 judicial nominees passed out of the committee marks the most approved in a single markup since 1981.

    The picks will now head to the full Senate where, if confirmed, they will join the 85 judges Trump has named to the federal bench, including two to the U.S. Supreme Court. The Senate is largely expected to confirm the nominees, as Republicans hold 53 seats.

    __Source: Washington Examiner

    9) Puns.

    10) This still makes me smile. 25 years ago? How can that be?

    I am still not convinced that Yoda and Mr. Myagi are not one and the same individual.

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  6. WeeWeed says:

    Mornin’ y’all! Friday again and I’m sure fresh hell awaits.

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    • czarina33 says:

      Love the comments underneith. One said “the peak of stupidity” the next “no, stupidity has no limits!”

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    • czarowniczy says:

      But don’t think for one New York second she’s pulled it from her agenda. This is the greased fickle finger of fate the neo-Marxists will use to herald the end of private property ownership. We’ve seen these tendrils of confiscation worming their way through the Senate as far as farmer/rancher/individual property owners’ water rights, land use and owners’ other property rights. It’s part of a UN (here we go again…) plan to confiscate ALL water and property right as they both belong to the world and cannot be controlled by individuals.

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      • lovely says:

        No worries at least about me thinking Ocasio has given up her dream of confiscating all private property. Someone will neat-ify it for her and present it in a prettier chalice.

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        • czarowniczy says:

          She’s not the one who wants to erode private property ownership, though she probably likes the concept, she’s the stalking horse. If you look at the history of Marxists/Maoists/Stalinists you see these dictators first masquerading as friends of the poor who’ll confiscate the ill-gotten gains of those who’ve cheated the aforementioned poor, only to use the support to later drop the hammer on everyone.

          I have no doubt she, as even our ‘democratic’ politicians do, would live off of the fat of the land while the masses suffered, look at the rest of Latin/South America.


          • lovely says:

            She’s not the one who wants to erode private property ownership, though she probably likes the concept, she’s the stalking horse.

            I disagree with you here. Ocasio is an elitist do as I say not as I do liberal. She wants to erode private ownership of everything, all wealth, she as all pure liberals do, will exempt herself and The Chosen from the confiscation of wealth.

            If you look at the history of Marxists/Maoists/Stalinists you see these dictators first masquerading as friends of the poor who’ll confiscate the ill-gotten gains of those who’ve cheated the aforementioned poor, only to use the support to later drop the hammer on everyone.

            And yes of course which is the reason for my first point about Ocasio.

            I have no illusions that Ocasio has an independent thought. She is a puppet.


    • Lucille says:

      When I heard the radio news announcement this morning, the station played a clip from the classic “Mad As Hell” scene in NETWORK…which, of course, did NOT star Finney but Peter Finch.

      Oh, my, some millennial probably thought he would get some gold stars for that. It did, however, make the female news reader almost imperceptibly pause knowing someone had messed up.

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      • czarina33 says:

        I wonder if people in their 60’s – 90’s groaned and shook their heads in despair when my generation made such stupid mistakes….or did we make the same kind of mistakes?


  7. stella says:

    Kellyanne Conway Speaks About Alleged Assault At Restaurant

    White House counselor Kellyanne Conway revealed Friday that a woman has been charged for grabbing and shaking her while Conway was eating out with her teenage daughter in Bethesda, Maryland.

    β€œSomebody was grabbing me from behind, grabbing my arms, and was shaking me to the point where I felt maybe somebody was hugging me,” Conway told CNN’s Dana Bash. β€œShe was out of control. I don’t even know how to explain her to you. She was just, her whole face was terror and anger. She was right here, and my daughter was right there. She ought to pay for that.”

    Conway called 911, but the woman left before law enforcement could arrive at the Uncle Julio’s restaurant. The woman, Mary Elizabeth Inabinett, was charged with second-degree assault and disorderly conduct in November, reported CNN.

    Inabinett will have a trial in Maryland state court in March.

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  8. stella says:

    John Dingell, longest-serving member of Congress, dies at 92

    The middle cog in a legislative dynasty. He took over his father’s seat, and his much-younger wife, Debbie, took over from him. His father was elected in 1933.

    PS: Whoever wrote this report is an idiot, and they obviously don’t have a editor.


  9. lovely says:

    The Green New Deal

    Recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New Deal.

    Or more aptly titled “The musings of a nitwit who believes using the word whereas gives gravitas to lunatic prose”

    Click to access Resolution%20on%20a%20Green%20New%20Deal.pdf

    A whole lot of words that mean absolutely nothing.

    Impressive in its vapidness.

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    • czarina33 says:

      I actually read it. It is a bunch of ideas from disparate groups, some in no way coherent with the “green” topic. It reminds me of the platforms presented at political conventions. That Occasional Cortex put her name on this, then pulled it, will be remembered when she presents herself for consideration for any office. The liberal-socialists will “understand” and vote for her anyway.

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      • lovely says:

        I read it also.

        Like a long list of incoherent bumper stickers strung together.

        Somewhere I read that “cow farting” was changed to “cow emissions” before the “document” disappeared.

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    • auscitizenmom says:

      This is so ridiculous. I saw her press conf. with all those older men behind her and some were nodding their heads “yes” when she talked. I would think they would be older and hopefully wiser. Evidently not true. πŸ™„

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  10. stella says:

    I don’t know if this has been posted here yet (I haven’t seen it), but it is really good:

    Donald Trump’s Annihilation of the Democratic Party

    A really good line: The piece confirmed about Romney what his predecessor from Utah, Orrin Hatch, had called him: β€œa well-oiled weather vane.”

    Faced with a Trump they could not defeat and cannot destroy, Democrats appear to be entering a frenzy of primal extremism. If the Democrats go to the voters next year as the party of infanticide, open borders, a 70 percent top personal income tax rate, and the practical abolition of private health care, they will vanish more quickly, and with less distinction, than the Whigs, who at least had serious leaders like Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, and Abraham Lincoln before their party imploded. This thronging riff-raff of Democratic presidential aspirants couldn’t lead the country across Washington’s Francis Scott Key Bridge, and won’t get an invitation to try.

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    • michellc says:

      I hope and pray this is true, but after some conversations lately on FB about abortion and open borders I’m losing my faith in mankind. There are a lot of evil people out there and they vote. Then the problem with the democrats becoming more bold in rigging elections, just look at how many elections were overturn after the fact this past election.

      I know the evil has been out there, but they all seem too happy to not hide it any longer.

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    • lovely says:

      “The piece confirmed about Romney what his predecessor from Utah, Orrin Hatch, had called him: β€œa well-oiled weather vane.”


      Liked by 1 person

  11. michellc says:

    Saw this on FB and it’s so sickening it made me throw up. Pedophiles do not deserve to live and they deserve a long suffering death.

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  12. lovely says:

    Well I was wrong about the local news not going after the Milwaukee police officer slain in the line of duty.

    WISN ran a piece stating that Officer Matthew Rittner was named in a civl lawsuit alleging police brutality. WISN failed to state that Rittner was completely cleared of any and all charges, that there was hours of video footage and that Rittner rendered aid to the victim.

    Filthy vile people. Their lead anchor is a rat like human being who was almost crying at Scott Walker’s victory party when we beat back the recall.


    WISN 12 News would like to apologize for the insensitivity of the timing of a post on this Facebook Page earlier today.

    Officer Matthew Rittner has had a decorated and exemplary record as a public servant in Milwaukee with MPD and abroad in the military.

    That particular story in question has been taken down.

    We are reviewing our internal systems to ensure more care is taken in the future so nothing like this happens again.

    Ben Hart
    News Director
    WISN 12 News


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  13. jeans2nd says:

    Good evening all.
    Have you all listened to Devin Nunes’ podcast? This week’s is the best yet.
    Rep Nunes interviews Luke Rosiak, discussing Rosiak’s new book about the Awans.
    Have listened to several Rosiak interviews re: Rosiak’s new book, but Rosiak really goes in-depth with Rep Nunes, which is funny, as Rosiak has been interviewing House Intel Cmte for info for Rosiak’s book.

    Anyway, have a listen.

    Btw, if you’ve not listened to Rep Nunes’ podcasts, they are all highly recommended. All run about 15-20 min, including a great song at the end of every podcast (which says something, as i do not care for country-western music).
    There are two from a public pensions expert, several about the CA fires, and a great one with VDH from a couple months ago.
    RSS feed
    Have a Great Evening and Weekend

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  14. Lucille says:

    “Researchers have identified 15 genes that determine our facial features”
    February 19, 2018

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  15. stella says:

    I love this little Korean lady, but her food would blow my head off, I’m pretty sure. Look at how much red pepper she adds to her dishes!

    Liked by 1 person

  16. Lucille says:

    In case any Stellars did not see this yesterday, it’s a good article to send out to fence-sitters of your acquaintance. IMO, it’s going to be key in bringing Schiff and his cohorts down.

    Adam Schiff, Glenn Simpson and their Forrest Gump-like encounter in Aspen
    By John Solomon – Opinion Contributor

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  17. 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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  18. auscitizenmom says:

    A prayer for Justice Kavanaugh and Col. Flynn:

    Prayer to St. Michael

    St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle;
    be our defense against the wickedness and snares of the devil.
    May God rebuke him, we humbly pray;
    and do you, O prince of the heavenly host,
    by the power of God,
    thrust into hell Satan and the other evil spirits
    who prowl about the world for the ruin of souls.

    In Jesus name, we pray. Amen.

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