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October 29, 2022

The Trump effect

It is NO coincidence!


"In the five years since Mr. Trump was elected in 2016, the number of recorded threats against members of Congress increased more than tenfold, to 9,625 in 2021, according to the Capitol Police. Many lawmakers say they live with a sense of dread ...."

October 29, 2022

Aren't you a big part of the problem, Chuck Grassley?

Yes! Yes, you are!


Chuck Grassley is asking for donations to "Save Iowa." Democrat Mike Franken who is running against him and polling neck and neck with him points out Chuck Grassley has been representing Iowa for 63 years.

October 29, 2022

Look, it's still a charitable act

Just keep the better one for yourself!

October 28, 2022

You want some massive oil and gas profits returned to the American people? Buy shares!!!

So says Exxon's CEO who knows NOTHING about just trying to pay bills day to day.

Exxon Mobil Corp. responded directly to US President Joe Biden’s criticism of record energy-industry profits by pointing to the company’s much-vaunted dividend, which it increased on Friday by a larger-than-expected amount.

“There has been discussion in the U.S. about our industry returning some of our profits directly to the American people,” Exxon Chief Executive Officer Darren Woods said in prepared remarks ahead of the company’s earnings conference call. “That’s exactly what we’re doing in the form of our quarterly dividend.”

Exxon raised its quarterly payout to 91 cents per share from 88 cents, 1 cent more than the Bloomberg Consensus forecast. Exxon’s dividend payments over the last 12 months have overtaken Apple Inc.’s to become the second-largest in the S&P 500 Index, behind Microsoft Corp, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

Rewarding energy shareholders has done nothing to appease Biden, and in fact has fueled his argument against Big Oil. On Thursday, he once again attacked oil companies after Shell Plc issued bumper earnings, criticizing the UK company for increasing its dividend rather than cutting prices at the pump.

The president has repeatedly laid into oil companies at various points this year for not doing more to help consumers.

October 24, 2022

Pick the talk-show host you'd prefer to see


I'd go to see Letterman. Jon Stewart would be a close second.
October 24, 2022

Phillies vs. Astros World Series

It's official.

Best-of-seven for all the marbles begins Friday in Houston.

October 23, 2022

Herschel Walker declines help from well-intentioned individual

He needs to learn this lesson. Although abstinence would be another solution.


October 22, 2022

Who's excited about his birthday?

This guy!

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