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Home country: USA
Current location: Oregon
Member since: 2001
Number of posts: 61,268

About Me

Female. Retired. Wife-Mom-Grandma. Approx. 30 years in broadcasting, at least 20 of those in news biz. Taurus. Loves chocolate - preferably without nuts or cocoanut. Animal lover. Rock-hound from pre-school age. Proud Democrat for life. Ardent environmentalist and pro-choicer. Hoping to use my skills set for the greater good. Still married to the same guy for 40+ years. Probably because he's a proud Democrat, too. Penmanship absolutely stinks, so I'm glad I'm a fast typist! I will always love Hillary and she will always be my President.

Journal Archives

Oh Yeah! These are fabulous!

Oh shit! There's ANOTHER one! ROFL!!!

And he IS!

He's a regular snow cone!

There are so many good names for the CONS.

I like Greedy Old Pirates too. As well as all of the selections you listed, OAITW r.2.0! One of my favorites is the Grab Our Pensions Party.

The Daily Dread - Tracking the spread, 4/29/20

All times Pacific, source: Johns Hopkins/NBC News

At 8:04am
Confirmed cases worldwide - 3,113,147
Deaths worldwide - 218,229
Confirmed cases US - 1,020,730
Deaths US - 58,777

At 10:45am
Confirmed cases worldwide - 3,118,625
Deaths worldwide - 219,765
Confirmed cases US - 1,020,730
Deaths US - 58,777

I took one look at him in 2016 and knew instinctively why trump picked him as a running mate.

There's ONE thing that strikes you immediately (which is all donald is interested in, anyway - the quick hit). The first time I saw him in that context the thought that exploded in my mind was "THAT is the WHITEST white guy I have EVER seen!" I would bet that deep-down, that's what trump thought, too. And realized that he could use a guy like Albino man, who was gonna send a visual cue to all his racist fans who were flocking to his rallies. He knew they were fed up with having to live with the idea of a black guy in the Oval Office who wasn't the janitor. He knew that's all they cared about. He understood the deep, visceral weakness and the silent not quite-buried prejudice - that nobody leaning toward that side of the aisle wanted to say out loud but still felt deeply on the inside.

His own son said so. Eric bragged about all the Russian money that was coming into trump family

pockets and bank accounts.

They've been at this for a long time.

After daddy sought bankruptcy protection for, I believe, the sixth time, no American banks wanted to take a risk on him anymore. So he went to Russia. And for awhile he could function under the radar because he was a private citizen and Manhattan gadabout and media playtoy. And nobody cared.

He was just that crazy New Yorker with the big mouth and bigger ego who was an amusing camera-hogging attention whore, a clown in an expensive business suit, who'd say anything and do anything to get more attention and tabloid headlines. He was someone whose marriages, divorces, hotels, and high-life you laughed at. He was the human version of candy you shouldn't eat before dinner or because it'd rot your teeth and/or make you fat, but you liked eating it anyway, even while you knew there was no nutritional value whatsoever. A cheap thrill. Empty calories. Just like the donald.

I'm certainly with you on that, mountain grammy.

Just like Al Franken.

No kidding. That's a good one, smirkymonkey!

Mike DENSE. Sure describes him.

That is Hilarious!


At 9:42am
Confirmed cases worldwide - 3,062,521
Deaths worldwide - 211,700
Confirmed cases US - 997,613
Deaths US - 56,540

At 9:50am
Confirmed cases worldwide - 3,065,535
Deaths worldwide - 212,122
Confirmed cases US - 998,536
Deaths US - 56,580

At 10:04am
Confirmed cases worldwide - 3,066,393
Deaths worldwide - 212,546
Confirmed cases US - 999,394
Deaths US - 57,004

At 10:08am
Confirmed cases worldwide - 3,066,611
Deaths worldwide - 212,607
Confirmed cases US - 999,612
Deaths US - 57,065

At 10:11am
Confirmed cases worldwide - 3,066,931
Deaths worldwide - 212,613
Confirmed cases US - 999,932
Deaths US - 57,071

At 11:09am
Confirmed cases worldwide - 3,067,642
Deaths worldwide - 212,992
Confirmed cases US - 1,000,242 -- yep. There it is. A million confirmed cases here in this country. That we know of, anyway...
Deaths US - 57,098

At 1:06pm
Confirmed cases worldwide - 3,070,439
Deaths worldwide - 213,513
Confirmed cases US - 1,000,242
Deaths US - 57,098

At 2:07pm
Confirmed cases worldwide - 3,073,606
Deaths worldwide - 213,751
Confirmed cases US - 1,003,409
Deaths US - 57,336

At 2:11pm
Confirmed cases worldwide - 3,080,233
Deaths worldwide - 214,555
Confirmed cases US - 1,010,036
Deaths US - 58,140

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