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😂 ROFL Non-Stop 😂

If you could use a good belly laugh and have a few minutes, read the comments attached to this tweet. My eyes watered laughing 😂

So Hyde didn’t author those threatening sounding Yovanovitch texts sent to Lev. Hyde says that Anthony deCaluwe wrote them and sent them from a Belgium phone number & Hyde copy/pasted. 😳

The Texts

“This is, apparently, the guy that Robert Hyde claims was spying on Yovanovitch for him while Hyde was "hiking volcanoes in Ecuador," and well it makes as much sense as everything else does.”
https://twitter.com/theviewfromll2/status/1218245528426897409

“Turns out Hyde was telling the truth earlier when he said his messages to Parnas re: surveillance on Yovanovitch were "just copy-and-paste bullshit." Or at least, they were copy-and-paste.”

Left: Hyde's screenshot of de Caluwe's texts to him. Right: Hyde's texts to Parnas.
https://twitter.com/theviewfromll2/status/1218310989399105536

Screenshot Hyde & deCaluwe conversation.
https://twitter.com/theviewfromll2/status/1218311860140769280

Comedy writers world wide sent a Thank You Note to the Universe.

What’s not funny? That Hyde’s texts were screen shots from a Belgium phone number.

This story is frightening!

Cosmic Paint Play 1/17/2020

Today’s spontaneous Paint Play, armed with a blow dryer ☺️

Definitely Cosmicish
https://twitter.com/bluesnebula/status/1218271054038089729

Red crested bird or heartburn 😂
https://twitter.com/bluesnebula/status/1218271328467177478

Thanks for dropping by.

Military News Websites Links

https://www.militarytimes.com/

https://www.armytimes.com/

Army Times Confirmed 82nd Deployed

https://www.armytimes.com/news/your-army/2020/01/06/no-cell-phones-laptops-were-allowed-to-go-with-82nd-paratroopers-deploying-to-middle-east/

Military Times is my first go to for news. There you will find links to each branches major news.

Too sad to comment further.

These Timelines Prove: Every Election Year, The Iran Threat Media Roll Out Begins

It’s an election year! Time for the “Iran Threat Roll Out Media Campaign”

Towards the end of the article link below, written in 2012, are inks to credible compilations of election year “Iran Threat” Timelines proving how this is a predictable election year media blitz.

It’s so freaking obvious! Will voters see the re-run patterns?

The War Mongers are beating the drums to bomb Iran because of the annual "Iran's building a nuclear weapon" threat (I'll show how this is an annual drum beat, amplified during elections at the end of the diary.

Frustrated by the now obviously false roll out campaign for war against Iraq, I wanted to know more about this Iranian nuclear threat. I was surprised to learn that we, the US, launched Iran's nuclear program in the 1950s.


Actually the whole nuclear Iran history is also included because the Media rarely if ever provides proper context of how the US launched and supported Iran’s nuclear program beginning in the 1950s
https://m.dailykos.com/stories/2012/1/17/1055597/-

So here we are, election year 2020.

I believe the biggest reason for the drone assignation is Trump lost total control of the news narrative in 2019 when his Impeachment began. He chose a blockbuster move to regain the News Narrative.

Trump, The Projection King of The World, even accused Obama of “starting a war with Iran to win an election”
https://twitter.com/stop_trump20/status/1213093922567798784
Iran is, once again, our predictable election year biggest national security threat.


Oh, the hugest oil reserves are shared by Iraq & Iran - 300,000 million barrels, 2017). Venezuela also has the same.

Iran

Iran possesses the fourth largest proven oil reserves in the world and the second largest among Middle East countries. Its proven oil reserves as of December 2012 were estimated at 157 billion barrels.

Iraq

Iraq, with 140.3 billion barrels of proven oil reserves, has the fifth largest oil reserves in the world and the third largest in the Middle East.

My 1st 3D Painting Experiment

https://twitter.com/bluesnebula/status/1212836349251706880

Materials & techniques used linked at Twitter.

Just experimenting. If anyone is interested in a new hobby, I can save you a $$bundle after my year long fluid art (Acrylic Pouring) learning curve.

Also how to set up and not destroy anything in your home ☺️

Any tips from real artists always appreciated.


50% Australian Bush Fires Arson/Suspicious Origin

While watching one of my fav Australian art teacher on YouTube, she casually mentioned yesterday that many of the bushfires were being reported as arson.

Immediately looked for “reliable source” to verify and found this BBC report.

Of course, the prospect of “reliable reporting” remains skeptical 🤨

The reports this November are mostly blaming young men on the fringes of society or unstable 🧐

🤷🏻‍♀️ However, the 3 digit heat waves can’t be blamed on a societal segment.

Is it possible the nutcases in places of power are using smoke to dim the sun in a “end justifies the means” attempt to cool the planet?

How many fires are started deliberately?

Dr Paul Read, puts the figure of annual bush fires.. at "62,000 and increasing"

Of those, 13% are started deliberately, and 37% are suspicious.

Snip
In short, up to 85 bushfires begin every day because someone leaves their house and decides to start one.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-50400851

Is this true? Or fossil fuel funded BS?

Reading the entire BBC article is helpful.

Justice Stevens Scathing Dissent - Citizens United & The Activist Roberts Court

Justice Stevens Citizens United dissent is an important read, to help understand how Democracy is being rotted. Link below.

Stevens clearly exposed that Roberts activist Court invited and expanded the scope of the original Citizens United case to overturn 100 years of standing law to constrain corporate election meddling.

Roberts actively chose to reconsider Austin and McConnell. Citizen's United did not ask for this scope of consideration.


Justice Stevens dissent quote:

All that the parties dispute is whether Citizens United had a right to use the funds in its general treasury to pay for broadcasts during the 30-day period.


Justice Stevens' conclusion:

Essentially, five Justices were unhappy with the limited nature of the case before us, so they changed the case to give themselves an opportunity to change the law.


Roberts Court PURPOSELY opened the floodgates for corporate (even some murky) investments that had proven to corrupt Democracy in the early 20th Century.

So Roberts’ words are cheap.

The whole 2011 article explaining Justice Stevens scathing, clarifying dissent is a worthy read.

Roberts is an activist judge. DeFazio and others wanted Roberts Impeached!

https://m.dailykos.com/stories/2011/1/21/937831/-

My questions:

What grand outcome(s) are the likes of Roberts, Thomas, Barr, Bolton Rove McConnell hoping for?

A theocracy?
Plutocracy?
Kleptocracy?
A thinning of the herd?

Why do they work so hard to undermine the standing finance & election laws even the Constitution that worked for the greater good for most from the end of WWII through Reagan?

Is there an long-term evil design?

Asking for a friend!

Sufficiency Capitalism - The People's New World Order

With permission from author, the entire article

Sufficiency Capitalism
The People's New World Order

Written October 2008 by War on Error @ DailyKos

They laughed at the Wright Brothers, too.

In our new world, where physicists are hired to create Wall Street trading models, where lightly collateralized day traders are allowed to buy huge volumes of equity on a promise, and the internet enables loan officers to scoop as many debtors as time allows and then make small commissions on volume when they whisk their debtor bundles directly into Wall Street’s designer hedge funds, the jaundiced eyes of so-called economists will laugh and jeer at the simplicity and seeming altruism of Sufficiency Capitalism.

Don’t be fooled, however. That laughter is really a nervous reaction to the glaring reality on the ground today. It may have taken a couple of centuries for the world to absorb the misadventures of Greed Capitalism before every nook and cranny of world economies became infected with the pie-in-the-sky philosophy that growth and expansion are somehow infinite.

My eight (8) year old grandson could see the fallacy of this philosophy after a brief overview. He said “Nothing can grow forever if it has no where to grow to.” Out of the mouths of babes.

THE PRINCIPLES OF SUFFICIENCY CAPITALISM

I have been asked to state the principle of "Sufficiency Capitalism".

To begin, in simple terms I will define Greed Capitalism as forward looking only. Greed Capitalism’s vision is fixated on growth and expansion. Accountants are taxed with the chores of watching line item expenses and pressured to reduce costs in any way possible. Profits are golden eggs to be stored and distributed to those at the top that seem to have become insatiable. The justification is that leaders, also only looking forward to their own financial security, deserve most of the benefits. Chaos is tolerated.

Sufficiency Capitalism is multi-visioned. Sufficiency Capitalists keep an eye on both growth and expansion; however, never at the expense of any individual contributors of the business model. The leaders insure that even the least among them are provided with an adequate roof over their heads, dependable transportation, health care, and healthy food. Leaders don’t buy their second home until each contributor has at least a modest home. The philosophy of Sufficiency Capitalism is based on a belief that a healthy, contented workforce creates a healthy, contented, and dependable business model. Chaos is avoided at all cost.

Sufficiency Capitalism’s goal is to create a holistically healthy business model that will grow within its means while creating a rock-solid organization of contributors. Profit is still the goal; however, profits are used to provide each contributor with, at the very least, a minimum foundation of healthy, secure living, properly maintain the assets of the business model, invest in growth, expand, increase contributors, invest in equities, contribute to community services, and then reward contributors when all previous goals are met.

Business leaders can achieve higher standards of living; however, never at the expense of the contributors. Contributors will have opportunities to progress if they are inclined to work harder and study. Rules of conduct will invite contributors to promote each other and discourage Machiavellian tendencies. Mechanisms will be designed to reward each member frequently, both individually and as groups in order to inspire the hearts and minds of all contributors that their goals are being reached. Rewards are not always monetary.

Another foundational principle of Sufficiency Capitalism is dedication to the belief in the goodness of people and faith in their ability to work up to their full potential, coupled with the opportunities to inspire and reward them for doing the same. A belief that intrinsically people are more akin to being cooperative than being dog-eat-dog competitive. Rewarded fairly for efforts and education, most humans prefer being helpful and kind to each other, with some exceptions obviously.

For those who just will never be able to ‘play well with others’ special models can be created to channel their talents. This is another article to be written. It is mentioned to answer the obvious point that Sufficiency Capitalism will not work for everyone.

Sufficiency Capitalism overcomes negative protectionism; however, it incorporates positive protectionism as well.

Sufficiency Capitalism is protectionism in its dedication to build models with strong, fiscally, and socially responsible foundations. Contributors are assets, not expendable line items, to be supported and maintained for the benefit of the model and all other contributors.

Golden eggs can be produced without fear and greed contrary to what we have been taught for millennia by the very people whose own fear and greed have created misery and want for the majority of our world’s population. And yes, in fact, those greedy, faithless so-called leaders will end up with fewer, and maybe smaller Golden Eggs; however, they and their progeny will never have to worry about being homeless, hungry, or without health care treatment.

Sufficiency Capitalism is the model of hope and, perhaps, the world’s last chance to get it right to maintain freedom and promote individual and collective dignity.

1985-1993 My Employees Were Paid $10-$12.50 an Hour

That was 35 years ago!

I bought a modest home, leased vans, lived well and took family vacations. I even launched a second successful business with savings and a top notch credit rating.

My first employees never left.

An aside: An overlooked-power that banking has ended mine and a lot of my customers businesses You see, when banks mess up they stop short-term business lending. A death knell!

I paid all employees in full even though customers stiffed us.

The point though is that my family enjoyed a good life and relationship with employees who were paid a decent wage and more than what some greedy soulless corporations pay TODAY! 35 freaking years later!

Greed requires legislation.

Congress got it right after WWII. Even Nixon kept the playing ground fair with rent control and the EPA.

The financial assault on hard-working Americans went Full Monte beginning with Reagan and the sociopathologist bastards behind his election are now backing Trump.

Even from their jail cells!

Unbridled greed is despicable!

There are some great first hand examples of life in the 1980s below. Thanks to all who contributed ✌️

Aged & Orphaned - Managing the Melancholy of Missing

This can be a difficult time of year for we left behinds (not a political pun )

Perhaps we have some things that lighten the spirit of melancholy missing.

Here’s mine:

I bought matching photo albums for each member. I labeled each with their names using gold letter stickers. In each, the photos progress from infancy to the obit and filled with wonderful pics of memories like their wedding pics, diplomas, news articles, cards signed by co-workers at their retirement parties, and so on.

Each page is awash in tears because the last two died within one year.

It’s been 15 years since their passing. 15 years as the last living.

I share these albums with the grandchildren on my family members birthdays.

I enjoy the memories on those days when the missing melancholy visits.

Do you have a particular manner of managing your missing?

To all those who mourn, may the happy memories, the funny memories and the profound memories carry you peacefully throughout the holidays.

We are not alone as nothing can cut the cord of familial love.

Here’s some soothing Christmas music for those special memory moments that accompany wrapping, cooking, or just remembering.

✨✨❤️✨✨
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