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1  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Science, Culture, & Humanities / she has beaten the odds 3 times on: June 28, 2017, 05:54:40 PM
I certainly would not wish her ill health in order to vacate her seat but her health has been and is an issue:

Ginsburg was diagnosed with colon cancer in 1999 and underwent surgery followed by chemotherapy and radiation therapy. During the process, she did not miss a day on the bench.[97] Physically weakened after the cancer treatment, Ginsburg began working with a personal trainer. Since 1999, Bryant Johnson, a former Army reservist attached to the Special Forces, has trained Ginsburg twice weekly in the justices-only gym at the Supreme Court.[98][99] In spite of her small stature, Ginsburg saw her physical fitness improve since her first bout with cancer, being able to complete twenty full push-ups in a session before her 80th birthday.[98][100]
On February 5, 2009, she again underwent surgery related to pancreatic cancer.[101] Ginsburg's tumor was discovered at an early stage.[101] She was released from a New York City hospital on February 13 and returned to the bench when the Supreme Court went back into session on February 23, 2009.[102][103][104] On September 24, 2009, Ginsburg was hospitalized in Washington DC for lightheadedness following an outpatient treatment for iron deficiency and was released the following day.[105]
On November 26, 2014, she had a stent placed in her right coronary artery after experiencing discomfort while exercising in the Supreme Court gym with her personal trainer.[106][107]
2  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / going senile - no prob on: June 28, 2017, 04:28:02 PM
she's still the one!    wink

http://www.cnn.com/2017/06/27/politics/nancy-pelosi-2018/index.html

The most prolific fundraiser by far!  besides the Clintons and Bamster

So what,  she has been the fundraiser since 2002 when money going into politics has skyrocketed
3  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Gotta love it on: June 28, 2017, 02:58:42 PM
More fraud from the  counterfeit news network:

http://www.breitbart.com/tech/2017/06/28/fake-news-fake-followers-twitteraudit-reports-cnn-has-17-million-fake-twitter-followers/
4  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Georgetown dean in Qatar campus is boycotter on: June 28, 2017, 09:47:20 AM
https://www.conservativereview.com/articles/new-georgetown-dean-avowed-supporter-of-hezbollah
5  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / 1984 on: June 28, 2017, 06:20:31 AM
When bamster reigned 2009 - 2017 we on this board cited ORwell's classic.    Now the LEft is citing it against Trump:

https://heatst.com/culture-wars/nineteen-eighty-gore-people-are-throwing-up-fainting-and-screaming-at-george-orwell-play-on-broadway/

Amazing how they twist everything around to suit themselves .
6  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / POTH on: June 28, 2017, 05:44:44 AM
What does this stand for?

'Pride of the Hill'
 
'Puttin' On The Hits'

'Plain Old Telescope Handset'


Read more: https://www.allacronyms.com/POTH#ixzz4lICsOwQF
7  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / dykes vs Jewish flag on: June 27, 2017, 06:15:11 PM
Dykes - no Jewish flag allowed

It cannot get any crazier:
http://www.breitbart.com/jerusalem/2017/06/27/jewish-groups-condemn-dyke-marchs-lgbt-jewish-flag-ban/
8  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Re: The electoral process, vote fraud, SEIU/ACORN et al, etc. on: June 27, 2017, 02:24:20 PM
"Student headed to prison for registering dead voters for Democrats"


“In July 2016 Spieles’ job was to register as many voters as possible and reported to Democratic Campaign headquarters in Harrisonburg,”

You mean he is crat?  Who would have ever guessed?
9  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / journolists on: June 27, 2017, 09:29:39 AM
GM:

"Wait, aren't these Professional Journalists?"


Yes but you spelled it wrong.  You might mean *JURNO*lister

Three lib jurno listers get canned.  The rest of them still there and CNN which has lost all credibility

Fareeeeeed must be pissed.
10  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / HUGE CNN scandal on: June 27, 2017, 07:41:15 AM
Their own producer admitting what we all KNOW to be true.  CNNs reporting on Russia Trump connection  is a ratings and political  hit job by a bunch of phony fake news liberals:

http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/06/26/project-veritas-undercover-investigation-cnn-producer-admits-network-hyping-mostly-bullsht-trump-russia-scandal-for-ratings/
11  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / % of Muslimists in Philippines on: June 26, 2017, 08:01:39 AM
I always thought of Philippines as a Christian nation .

It is :

from Wikipedia - the breakdown of population by religion:

92% Christianity
5.57% Islam
2.43% others
12  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Sorry but this is just plain rude on: June 26, 2017, 07:16:14 AM
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/larissa-waters-breastfeed-parliament_us_594d8975e4b05c37bb76830d?ncid=inblnkushpmg00000009

13  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Re: Tax Policy on: June 26, 2017, 06:56:32 AM
CD,

won't let me see article without subscribing.

Is it referring to the mortgage interest tx deduction?
14  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Science, Culture, & Humanities / triple crown threat? on: June 26, 2017, 06:37:09 AM
https://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/stats/

Would be only the second one in the last 50 yrs:

http://www.baseball-reference.com/awards/triple_crowns.shtml
15  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Si, se puede! on: June 26, 2017, 06:09:46 AM
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S%C3%AD_se_puede
16  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / make health bill more conservative on: June 24, 2017, 08:54:34 PM


Making the House Health Bill More Conservative
By Bobby Jindal
 
President Trump has finally achieved unity and consensus in our nation’s capital. Pundits, Republican and Democrat members of Congress, and the media all seem to agree that everything must stop so that we can endlessly speculate on Russia, special counsels, the FBI, the last election, and criminal charges. Nonsense. Voters elected President Trump and the Republican majorities in Congress to drain the swamp, i.e., to make big and fundamental changes in the direction of our country. Let Mueller, and the appropriate Congressional committees, talk to Comey, Flynn, and even Putin if they want, but in the meantime, do not let Democrats run out the clock. Our country faces too many dire challenges, thanks in large part to the Obama years, that must be addressed now. Congress is, despite its earned reputation, actually capable of walking and chewing gum at the same time. I have a radical idea – why don’t our political leaders do what they promised when they asked for our votes just a few months ago? They could start by actually repealing and replacing Obamacare.

Now that the House has finally passed its health care legislation, attention turns toward the Senate. House leadership claimed certain popular provisions could not be added, e.g., allowing the sale of insurance across state lines, and other unpopular provisions could not be removed, e.g., the special treatment for Members of Congress and their staff, to ensure rapid Senate approval of the House legislation. Despite these assurances and compromises, Republican Senators are now talking about writing their own legislation. While the House compromise that allows states the option to apply for a federal waiver to repeal many of Obamacare’s regulations disappointed conservatives wanting a full repeal, early indications from the Senate are their changes will be to make the legislation less and not more conservative. (Indeed, why not at least require states to apply to keep, rather than to replace, Obamacare’s regulations?)

Senate Republicans should adopt as their guideposts the conservative goals of reducing federal spending, dependence on subsidies, and government intrusion. President Obama’s unprecedented Medicaid expansion to cover millions of able bodied adults violates all three. It wasn’t that long ago when Republicans were in near unanimous agreement that reducing welfare rolls, through policies like time limits and work requirements, was a positive thing. A safety net should be provided for the neediest amongst us, but it should be temporary, targeted, and locally governed.

Senate Republicans should strengthen the House bill’s provisions by giving states even more flexibility to design and run their Medicaid programs. Multi-year federal grants for states should be tied to some measures of eligibility, but not simply to enrollment. Just as states currently benefit when they reduce their welfare rolls, they should not be rewarded for keeping people on Medicaid longer than necessary or punished for encouraging individuals to afford private coverage. States should also have the flexibility and financial incentives to design wrap-around coverage or premium assistance plans rather than one size fits all benefits packages that often crowd out private coverage. Current rules technically allow but actually discourage states from pursuing such policies. A beneficiary with employer provided or individual coverage might require targeted assistance, for example, affording prescription drugs or cost sharing, but should not have to choose between keeping their private coverage and getting help.

Just as the House bill gives states the option to manage their own individual insurance marketplaces, as they did before Obamacare, so should the Senate give states the ability to manage their own Medicaid programs. States should no longer have to come begging to Washington to design benefit packages, cost sharing provisions, or eligibility requirements that meet the unique needs of their constituents. Washington can and should require accountability through overall performance measures, to ensure states are focused on improving health outcomes and not just complying with complicated rules, and special protections for the most vulnerable populations, e.g., the elderly and disabled.

A second conservative change would be for the Senate to transform the House’s refundable tax credit into a tax deduction. This would have to be accompanied by funding for state designed programs to assist needy individuals who do not earn enough income to pay taxes and benefit from the deduction, but at least this subsidy would be explicitly identified as spending and could thus be managed, rather than hiding a new federal entitlement program in an increasingly complicated tax code. A deduction would incentivize consumers to buy health care more efficiently, as they would keep the savings, and insurers and providers to compete to reduce costs. Independent scoring of this provision previously has shown it to be one of the more effective ways to “bend the cost curve down.”

Conservatives have waited many years to repeal and replace Obamacare. Perhaps it is too ambitious to hope the Senate improves the House legislation, rather than merely playing defense and trying to minimize the ways they will make it worse. However, President Obama himself campaigned on the promise to be transformational and not merely incremental – surely, we should aim no lower.
17  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Re: The US Congress; Congressional races on: June 24, 2017, 07:57:02 PM
"The old maxim that increased turnout helps Democrats may not hold. It didn't in Georgia's 6th District"

Interesting.  unexpected increased REpub turnout was reason the polls were off by ~ 6%?

Remember when Dems would run around on election day dragging people off the streets.  When that was not enough they are running around bringing  them in from around the world to increase their numbers.
18  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Re: The Russian conspiracy, Comey, related matters on: June 24, 2017, 09:02:03 AM
I notice CNN is trying its best to ignore recent critical assessments of the way  Obama handled the exaggerated Russian interference and keep forcing pro Trump guests away from that and onto the repeated never ending assault like questioning of them on "what is Trump doing about this now".

We keep hearing "what is Trump doing now" over and over again.  What are the guests supposed to say?

The intelligence people are surely looking into it  and why do we need to discuss every detail about it in public?

I am glad Trump supporters are throwing the fake news back in their CNN faces.  Good to see them get a taste of their own medicine.
19  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Re: The Russian conspiracy, Comey, related matters on: June 23, 2017, 08:04:58 PM
Two thing to take away from all this that seems to be ignored

if the DNC hadn't rigged the primary process to Hillary's favor and if Hillary was not a lying crook then any of these "leaks" would not have mattered.

Dems just can't get over they couldn't cover up their corruption. 



20  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Re: The Russian conspiracy, Comey, related matters on: June 23, 2017, 04:00:27 PM
"most they have is the wikileaks dump that wikileaks says was not from the Russians and that contains documents that were under subpoena that we should have seen anyway"

Yep.  And the veracity of the information was never even disputed!

"Rush L. correctly points out that the blame-Russia narrative was hatched by the Hillary campaign 24 hours after the election"

I trust Rush far more then MSM jurnolisters!

He is still the king of radio.  Just no one like him who is so amazing at articulating his thoughts and so sharp with his logic and discussions with callers.

21  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Re: Sharia 101 on: June 23, 2017, 09:32:46 AM
I cannot copy or link.  Site will note let me .

Basically it is story of Iraqi doctor who was trying to save life of a Muslim women who was in accident .  Her lung collapsed and she needed a chest tube to re expand it.  When he tried to do this her brother refused to let him because it would involve removing clothing and exposing her breasts.

The doctor said she would die without procedure but brother threatened him not to do and find another way to save.  There were no female doctors working that shift though it is not clear if brother would have allowed them to do procedure.

Legally the doctor could not forcefully do the procedure due to rights to refuse treatment as the brother was adhering to his beliefs to follow Sharia law.

Woman died as expected and bother threatened to kill doctor to save his honor.  He had to be forcefully removed by security at the hospital and again when he waited outside the hospital to attack the doctor.

The doctor who wrote the article has Muslim name.
22  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Amazing story on: June 22, 2017, 04:59:10 PM
http://annals.org/aim/article/2632371/moral-dilemma-er
23  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Re: The Russian conspiracy, Comey, related matters on: June 22, 2017, 04:00:30 PM
on this board we wrote for years the risk of a DNC manipulation of e voting.

so other countries might try it is no surpise
24  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Here is another positive review on F 35 on: June 21, 2017, 04:26:33 PM
http://www.scout.com/military/warrior/story/1670801-how-different-is-it-to-fly-the-stealth-f-35
25  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Re: The US Congress; Congressional races on: June 21, 2017, 11:25:04 AM
"Ossoff Voters Impossible To Reach Because They Live With Their Parents, Democratic Organizer Says"

I heard the Russians blocked all their I-phones!

wink


26  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / F 35 a success ? on: June 21, 2017, 09:56:07 AM
Not so fast:

https://www.forbes.com/sites/beltway/2011/06/03/spacex-loren-thompsons-deceit/#44064927740a

Maybe it IS worth the astronomical price tag, or  maybe it isn't.  I don't know who to believe or trust.

To know if  this guy is part of the "military industrial complex" Eisenhower warned us of , vs a true independent objective observer analyst is impossible to know.  But when a ton of money is involved all bets are off. in mho.

Would a team of pilots who are not connected to special interests be the best judge?  I don't know.

27  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Soros cynical about Mc Cain most likely on: June 21, 2017, 07:50:51 AM
   
"McCain funded by Soros?"

I saw this too and am surprised.

From everything we have read about Soros it is not likely it is because Soros thinks of McCain as a hero or great American
It is because he thinks of him as a useful idiot!

Which he often is!   
28  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / speaks for itself on: June 20, 2017, 07:57:50 PM
People are laughing at someone who is begging for his life?   angry

http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/nicholas-fondacaro/2017/06/19/flashback-comedy-central-huffpo-mocked-capture-otto-warmbier
29  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Ben Stein on: June 20, 2017, 07:10:10 PM
Recalls the fake news on Nixon and now with Trump.
He must love watching Carl Bernstein still bloviating in all his glory and doing the same shtick he has for close to half a century:

https://spectator.org/fake-news-tonight/
30  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Rice documents protected after being moved on: June 20, 2017, 05:54:16 AM
to Obama library:
http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/06/19/judicial-watch-susan-rice-unmasking-documents-moved-from-nsc-to-obama-library/
31  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Rubio on Cuba on: June 19, 2017, 05:01:17 PM
https://www.conservativereview.com/articles/rubio-thwarts-sabotaging-state-bureaucrats-to-get-cuba-reversal
32  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Re: The Cognitive Dissonance of the Republicans on: June 19, 2017, 08:07:51 AM
circular firing squad continues

what is this all about ?:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/jason-chaffetz-slams-trump_us_59475dc5e4b01eab7a2eacc0
33  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Huff compost on: June 19, 2017, 07:38:21 AM
now suddenly the work 'Muslim' is in headline of attack in UK:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/
34  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Angus King on: June 18, 2017, 12:54:26 PM
"20 % "done

lets see .  We need to get this to continue at least through Nov 2018.

http://www.newsmax.com/Politics/angus-king-investigation-trump-russian/2017/06/18/id/796722/
35  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / time for Chesimard to face justice on: June 18, 2017, 11:14:54 AM
Agree to press Cuba on this:

https://www.conservativereview.com/articles/who-is-the-cop-killer-woman-trump-just-called-on-cuba-to-extradite
36  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Re: Media, Ministry of Truth Issues on: June 18, 2017, 11:10:42 AM
From the far left  Newsweek with the usual immediate attack on any favorable Trump polls -  "Right-leaning Rasmussen Reports".
Got to keep Trump down in the media .  Keep him down .  no let up. The fake news media continues its political activism:



https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-approval-rating-finally-reached-153717588.html
37  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Science, Culture, & Humanities / Spiridon Ivanovich Putin on: June 18, 2017, 09:58:35 AM
Putin claims his grandfather was a cook or chef who served Rasputin. Lenin, and Stalin.  As author Montefiore notes which would be the most historical chef in history.
 
38  DBMA Martial Arts Forum / Martial Arts Topics / UFC star fighter injured on: June 17, 2017, 08:51:29 AM
Matt Hughs truck hit by moving train:
http://www.mmaweekly.com/fight-community-issues-outpouring-of-support-for-matt-hughes-and-family
39  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / very sad story on: June 16, 2017, 04:52:27 PM
https://www.yahoo.com/news/otto-warmbier-roommate-north-korea-145630543.html

moral of story:  do not travel to country where leaders starve their people to death, and starve their dogs so they will tear apart  people they don't like (including relatives) .

40  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / shock Oliver Stone on: June 16, 2017, 09:51:42 AM
(I assume no relation to Roger!)  is shocked by the fifth column:

http://insider.foxnews.com/2017/06/15/oliver-stone-vladimir-putin-russia-meddling-us-election-trump-more
41  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Re: Second American Civil War on: June 16, 2017, 09:45:48 AM
Weather underground and other assorted radical 60's style punks back in force.

oh the nostalgia for the 60s!    rolleyes


http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/06/15/gop-candidate-karen-handel-confirms-she-received-package-containing-threatening-letters-and-a-suspicious-substance/

They got their weed , open and free sex, downing of religion but need to renew  their hatred of conservatives and America as before.

Same old stuff.
42  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Re: Second American Civil War on: June 16, 2017, 06:59:28 AM
GM:

"Mao did all he could to destroy Chinese history. The Khmer Rouge killed everyone with eyeglasses because the new society they were building couldn't be contaminated by people that could read.

Always, they feel the need to destroy a society so they can make their eutopia in it's ruins."

I am half way through 'Stalin , the Court of the Red Tsar'
and presently reading about the "Terror" of 1937 to 1938.  estimates 700,000 people were murdered and well over a million sent to Siberia, sometimes tortured with beating.

A real eye opener into human nature .   We always hear about Hitler and the Nazis.

We hear far less about Stalin.  Some of what is known is only now known in the West because it was hidden or destroyed by Soviet era officials.  I also admit it is hard to follow all the characters with there names that are rather complicated to remember for an English speaking person.

Stalin/s propaganda was always he was doing it for the cause and it was all good . 

43  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / McCarthy: good point on: June 15, 2017, 04:05:43 PM
Obstruct justice?  but no crime! Can one obstruct justice when the investigation itself is an injustice.  A political hit job from the fifth column:

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/448674/trump-wanted-comey-refute-false-notion-he-was-suspect

44  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Re: Media, Ministry of Truth Issues on: June 15, 2017, 11:17:01 AM
yeah .  we are just kumbaya now - for about 5 seconds.  Can't we all just get along yadayada .......

 rolleyes
45  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Qatar: schizophrenia in politics on: June 15, 2017, 11:15:32 AM
Go figure.  After all we have been hearing in the past couple of weeks a sell out to the military industrial complex is how I read this:

https://www.yahoo.com/news/qatar-signs-12-billion-deal-034012941.html
46  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Re: Second American Civil War on: June 14, 2017, 07:36:58 PM
Anyone who has doubts that many on the LEFT are in total agreement with the shooter today read this and erase your naive doubts:

https://www.conservativereview.com/articles/wtf-msm-special-edition-scalise-deserved-it
47  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Re: Second American Civil War on: June 14, 2017, 07:33:02 PM
"Jesse Benn ✔ @JesseBenn
For violent resistance to work it'd need to be organized. Individual acts can be understandable, but likely counterproductive/ineffective."

no doubt many on the LEFT  agree with him and wish the shooter was a better shot then he obviously was.

Does anyone think Kathy Griffen or Alec Baldwin are upset tonight?

48  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Re: Second American Civil War on: June 14, 2017, 10:36:15 AM
Watch .  the media will somehow twist this and blame Trump for this.

49  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Re: Second American Civil War on: June 14, 2017, 09:17:31 AM
Well we have heard the "drive bys" blaming Trump every chance they get for inspiring any violence at all in the US.

Don't expect CNN or Maddow or Waters to tone it down.

There will be the usual call of no violence and then they will then clarify that they have nothing to do with it and then proceed to do everything in thier power to destroy Trump.
50  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Science, Culture, & Humanities / multiverse hypotheses on: June 13, 2017, 07:30:11 AM
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multiverse

infinity is concept that just does not make sense really.
we live in a finite world (Earth) in an infinite number of universes?

 
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