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so tucker carlson had a complete meltdown tonight...

https://twitter.com/abughazalehkat/status/1577824457313378304


SCOOP: The largest US barge operator declares Force Majeure due to "near-historic" low water levels

SCOOP: The largest US barge operator declares Force Majeure due to "near-historic" low water levels along the Mississippi River. This could be terrible for grains shipments amid the Fall harvest season, as well as huge amounts of iron, steel and aluminum. More on the @TheTerminal


https://twitter.com/JoeDeaux/status/1577762779859193860

Force majeure is a provision in a contract that frees both parties from obligation if an extraordinary event directly prevents one or both parties from performing. A non-performing party may use a force majeure clause as excuse for non-performance for circumstances beyond the party's control and not due to any fault or negligence by the non-performing party. However, mere impracticality or unanticipated difficulty is not enough to excuse performance. Indeed, courts generally do not recognize economic downturn as a force majeure event. This is because economic hardships occur regularly in business, and as a result, may be appropriately and preemptively dealt with by allocating its risk through the terms of the contract. As such, force majeure events are often labeled as "acts of god" and include both natural and man-made events like fires, floods, storms, war, and labor disputes.

https://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/force_majeure

Biden: MAGA Republicans don't have a clue about the power of women. They are about to find out.

https://twitter.com/JoeBiden/status/1577484468838866946
Love this ad!



Pete Buttigieg responds to Marjorie Taylor Greene on Fox News: "My sense of manhood is not...

https://twitter.com/atrupar/status/1577394460194996224

The latest hypocritical attempt to justify a Walker vote (Dana Loesch):

IF true, Walker paid for one broad's abortion compared to Warnock who wants your tax dollars to pay for EVERY broad's abortion-as-birth control with no limitations. This isn't a difficult choice and conservatives shouldn't look to the left to validate their vote.


https://twitter.com/medowlen_78/status/1577358346210115584

How soon after Musk takeover would Trump be allowed back on here (Twitter)?

https://twitter.com/donie/status/1577344655133483008

Michelle Obama: You are invited to attend the grand opening of Waffles + Mochi's Restaurant! ✨

https://twitter.com/MichelleObama/status/1577338564299431940

Loretta Lynn - Lay Me Down (Official Music Video) ft. Willie Nelson




Twitter stock surges on report Elon Musk again proposes buying the company at full price

Twitter stock was halted twice and rose around 13% in midday trading Tuesday following a report by Bloomberg that Elon Musk has proposed to move forward with his deal to buy the company at the originally agreed upon price of $54.20 per share.

Representatives for Musk and Twitter did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

More to come…


https://www.cnn.com/2022/10/04/tech/elon-musk-twitter-deal/index.html


Loretta Lynn - The Pill (once banned from airplay)

"The Pill", written by Lorene Allen, Don McHan, T. D. Bayless, and Loretta Lynn, is a comic-tinged song about birth control. The song tells a story of a wife who is upset about her husband getting her pregnant year after year, but is now happy because she can control her own reproductive choices because she has "the pill" (which had been introduced in 1960). The song, like many of Lynn's other hits, suggested her personal life: she'd had six children, four of whom were born before she was 20. (After a protracted legal battle over the publishing rights to her songs, it has become widely known that Lynn did, in fact, co-write this song.)

The song's frank discussion of birth control, something that was considered risqué subject matter at the time (especially in country music), led to a number of country radio stations refusing to play it. The song received much publicity and airplay on the stations that would air it, but its ban from a number of radio stations caused the record to stall at number five on the charts at a time when a Loretta Lynn record was almost guaranteed to be a top three hit, often a number one record. Nevertheless, it earned her more press and attention outside the country market than anything she had ever recorded before and ultimately became her highest-charting pop single, peaking at #70 on the Hot 100. The single did go #1 in Canada.

Recorded in 1972 and held back by her label, the song was finally released in 1975, Lynn's first single that year. The single was released on her 1975 album Back to Country and was the only single released from the album.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Pill_(song)




You wined me and dined me
When I was your girl
Promised if I'd be your wife
You'd show me the world
But all I've seen of this old world
Is a bed and a doctor bill
I'm tearin' down your brooder house
'Cause now I've got the pill

All these years I've stayed at home
While you had all your fun
And every year that's gone by
Another baby's come
There's a gonna be some changes made
Right here on nursery hill
You've set this chicken your last time
'Cause now I've got the pill

This old maternity dress I've got
Is goin' in the garbage
The clothes I'm wearin' from now on
Won't take up so much yardage
Miniskirts, hot pants and a few little fancy frills
Yeah I'm makin' up for all those years
Since I've got the pill

I'm tired of all your crowin'
How you and your hens play
While holdin' a couple in my arms
Another's on the way
This chicken's done tore up her nest
And I'm ready to make a deal
And ya can't afford to turn it down
'Cause you know I've got the pill
This incubator is overused
Because you've kept it filled

The feelin' good comes easy now
Since I've got the pill
It's gettin' dark it's roostin' time
Tonight's too good to be real
Oh, but daddy don't you worry none
'Cause mama's got the pill
Oh, daddy don't you worry none
'Cause mama's got the pill
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