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Who Wrote The Melania Tweet? And Why?

It seems to be general consensus that the First Lady did not write her latest tweet stating that all is well and she is at the WH working hard on children's issues. So, if she didn't write that tweet, who did? Why?

Today Thom Hartmann entertained a brief discussion on the topic and discussed several theories as to why Melania hasn't been seen in public for 20+ days. Hartmann went so far as to wonder out loud if something happened to the First Lady similar to what happened to Martha Mitchell during the Watergate investigation. He in no way stated that there was a conspiracy to silence Melania. He drew no conclusions. He only stated that if those in power wanted to shut a woman up who knew too much, they could...and they did exactly that to Martha Mitchell.

I confess I didn't know much about Martha Mitchell so I looked her up and read several articles. What happened to her was horrifying. There's a lot about Martha Mitchell online. This was a good article that includes an interview with Helen Thomas: http://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/05/Remember-Martha-Mitchell/

Some of us have joked about the First Lady's absence of late, me included. However, it might be worth considering that there could be something else going on, especially when someone sent a tweet that clearly wasn't written by her. Melania isn't my favorite person for a millions reasons but we I think we can agree that she is married to a monster who is capable of terrible words and actions. It's possible that Melania is diligently working away in her offices in the WH. Maybe she's truly ill and is trying to protect her privacy. Maybe she's had it with her lying, cheating husband and has gone back to NYC or to live with her parents. Regardless, this is very unusual for a First Lady. As a woman and a mother myself, I'm just wondering out loud.

Anybody watching Chris Hayes right now?

They’re talking about the Comey book and how Dotard allegedly implored Comey to believe that the pee pee story wasn’t true...anyway there’s a split screen with the discussion panel on one side and a live shot of the WH bathed in yellow light! Seriously! Somebody has a sense of humor at MSNBC. Tell me someone else saw it!

So my child just asked me

if he should comply with a fire drill by leaving his classroom because what if it isn’t a drill and somebody is waiting to shoot him? This is where we fucking are. These are the conversations we’re having in our house tonight. God damn it.

Thank you for the heart!!

One of you lovely people gifted me with a heart this morning. You have no idea how much I needed it...I came in from shoveling snow out of my chicken coop that had drifted in overnight. I was grumpy and mad at the snow and the heart melted my sour demeanor.

I’ll pay it forward! TGIF. 😍

THANK YOU for the valentine heart!!

Thank you for the heart!!!

This little gift of a heart MADE my day!!

Watch The 2018 Doomsday Clock Announcement Live

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists will host a live international news conference at 10 a.m. EST/1500 GMT on Thursday, January 25, 2018, to announce the 2018 time of the Doomsday Clock. Watch the announcement live at clock.thebulletin.org.

What time do you think it is?


Mark Your Calendar! Doomsday Clock Announcement.

The Bulletin Of The Atomic Scientists will make a Doomsday Clock Announcement January 25th 10am EST. This is a live event. The optimist in me hopes the scientists are moving the clock hands backwards but the realist in me knows what is probable. This group doesn't mess around and I, for one, will be paying attention. The current doomsday clock is set at 2 1/2 minutes to midnight.


Tweety is interviewing Donna Brazille right now.

She stated that the 2016 election was not legitimate...agreeing with HRC.

On a lighter note, her hair is bright purple! Mine's bright red so I'm not criticizing...it's just interesting!

Under the radar credit reporting agency!

So my 78 year old mother in law recently subscribed to Dish Network for television services. She got a letter today from Dish thanking her for her business but darn it, they could not give her their best monthly rate because of her credit score. Here's the kicker, she has a credit score of 817! So what the heck? Well, Dish was referring to her credit score through the NCTUE - National Consumer Telecom & Utilities Exchange. https://www.nctue.com/

NCTUE is a membership of companies that provide services (telecommunication, pay TV and utilities) and report and share data relative to their customers’ accounts - including your SSN. My mother in law didn't get Dish Network's best rate because she had little or no credit history with the NCTUE. This is largely because she doesn't manage her own cell phone account (her kids do that) and doesn't use pay per view services and while she does have internet through Century Link, prior to signing up with Dish, she didn't have TV at her home. Because she isn't a consumer of much media, they are dinging her on her monthly rate. She's fuming and so am I on her behalf.

You may call the NCTUE and request your credit report and score which my accountant recommended and you can also freeze your account. I requested mine today and will look for errors prior to freezing it as I have all my reports. The NCTUE is housed and managed by.....wait for it...EQUIFAX.
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