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08/26/2020 23:30
FIRSTLAST
Now the hurricane is 180 mph and 22 foot storm surge. Pretty severe, bigger than any I recall. Had photos from scrapbook of huge one in the 60s. The Derecho through central Iowa hit 140 mph, sustained for 3/4 to 1 hr. The devastation in that area is according to storm chaser utility crews both of US and Canada, by far the worst they had ever seen. Towns aren't recognizable. Many here plant tree wind breaks, and have hundreds of just gone tree lines. Imagine that clean up, 100 trees per property. I guess it doesn't much matter what your opinion is about weather and man's effect. It's just such a moot point. We run ships across the arctic and compete in aggressive nationalist by multiple even far off regimes to grab natural resources in the thawed territory. I was kinda hoping this stay and shelter would mean we had some reduction in thermal energy production. But like a over cooked egg on the stove, once the thermal extreme has been passed, it is going to take a ridiculously long time to come back to thermal equilibrium. The storm coming by Fort Campbell it looks like. You might get some effects too. At least you have hours to ready yourself.
08/27/2020 09:14
ASHLEY P
The storms are rough, but I'm more concerned with the anarchy and possible civil war that's bound to come if the current "logic" of both "sides" continues. What's going on in Kenosha is like a train wreck of bad choices.
08/27/2020 21:48
FIRSTLAST
why did we learn nothing from MLK. why are voters being squeezed and denied right to vote? This week our state has repeatedly acted to block absentee ballot drop boxes, mailings (secretary of state as well as county auditors) to register for absentee. And 3 lawsuits were filed to disalllow/ deny voter registrations in 3 heavily weighted suburban female counties of college education. Double lawsuirmts, one by Trump, one by RNC. The ouroiseful dwconstructiin of the Post Office isnymt about privitazation or ineptness, its svout gumming ypnthecgesrsxdo badly, votes cmcsnnot possibly be counted in Bidens favor. Trump had head of Fed Ex and UPS in oval office 4 wks ago to strategize this insider attack. Look up any piint I just sumnarized. Its not 1880, its not even 1920 Germany, Its the USA in 2020 and the people arent going to take it anymore.
08/28/2020 09:14
ASHLEY P
Well, some voters don't trust a change to mailing ballots. The typical voting system is supposed to be overseen by "both sides", there are many checks and balances that are supposed to lessen the odds of cheating. I think mailing ballots adds a risk that hasn't been thought of before._____Basically, there is "the way we've done things before" side (which may or my not be right, but was done democratically), and there is the "WE WANT CHANGE" side (which are pulling down statues, burning buildings, and shouting down opposing views).
08/28/2020 17:19
FIRSTLAST
A lot of the violenve isn't directly the protesters, especially pacific N.W. where white supremascists have bonded with anarchists. That fact is blindklly discarded in attrubuting everything to black lives matter. I looked,at the new Time mag. cover,. Pretty sad. Black mom clutching blank cutout baby, and 35 names printed around the front cover edge. Where is the spoken word of compassion or a hint of regret by this administration? Does anyone on the right have the will to cope with the white on black aggression by police? I've had young cop in my town screaming his lungs out at me to force compliance and submission. All I was doing waa trying to see past his blinding bright headlights tight behind me while I waited for light to turn green. I'm a worker, and was beginning a long double of snow plow contract on city sites in our downtown when that happened. The other officer had to tell him to STFU. And a black cop in my town murdered a white nasty mom who was beating on her man repeatedly, had a no contct order which she,was violating outside the house they formerly shared. He got off on account of a slip and mis fire blamed on snow and slick leather shoes. Why did he need a gun drawn? He did not need a reaction, he needed to call for backup and drag her sorry ass to jail. The cops covered up, the city covered up, they suppressed the body cam. The state A.G. covered up. It ultimately cost our city milllions to settle, big national story. Our streets destroy your car, but we can pay out millions for imbeciles. Nope, we have no problem, just angry illegal mobs whining about nothing.
08/29/2020 15:03
ASHLEY P
White on black aggression? Sure there is some, but there is WAY, WAY more black on black aggression. Look at the stats. I'm against all murders, no matter the color of participants. And what about the lies that start some of these protests, like Ferguson? Remember the moto of that protest? Read the court testimonies, see if that lines up with what the media said. Same with the 17 year old boy that was getting chased and kicked, hit with a skateboard...until he defended himself with a gun. And the media falsely reported on that fact....I know the Washington Post and NPR were wrong. Blatantly wrong. That cannot be an accident. And that obviously biased media is what bothers me the most.
08/29/2020 17:00
FIRSTLAST
I don't know the Tennessee protest story, but why are we allowing legislators to barr protests on public courthouse lands? Doesn't that bother you, going directly against the 2nd amendment? TN is a lot like SC in the race issue. I would not want to grow up in Memphis, or East Nashville. No doubt, you can find sin and fault in the black community, and then you ask why we allow for profit prisons run by white owners to continue the circle of violence and perpetuated poverty. We have to deal with this. 35 slain in a couple years is insane. I blame the lax gun culture and that shouldn't be allowed to foster. There is no end point when everyone arm to the T's and develops the kind of short fused hostility that Covid has caused. Crap is going to happen, and life is bound to be hard. We shouldn't be able to grab a gun and cope with the frustration in a hot moment. But that is what the black on black crime is all about. Control the street, control the money, and circumvent the structure of society. And where did they learn that? It was a white controlled street before them, and it was called the mafia.
08/29/2020 23:24
ASHLEY P
Do you notice the strong bias in the media reports? Like Nickolas Sandmann who was vilified for simply standing still?? He beat the liars at CNN. How about the lies about Kyle Rittenhouse "shooting into a crowd" (Washington post words) when he was actually being chased by a mob, kicked in the head, then smashed near the head with a skateboard before shooting two attackers? How about the lies from Ferguson about "hands up", leading to criminals looting and burning, yet court testimony revealed the "nice young man" was actually attacking a cop after he'd attacked a store owner?
08/29/2020 23:34
ASHLEY P
Thanks to video cameras just about everywhere, the lies of the media are easy to expose. Please see this link for a video which gives a summary of the Kyle Rittenhouse shooting stuff. The media won't give out this many puzzle pieces, 'cause the media doesn't want us to have the whole picture of BLM/anarchist aggressions.
08/30/2020 15:01
ASHLEY P
Another example of bias.
08/30/2020 15:03
ASHLEY P
But anyway, the storms were not bad at all here. I've got a dead tree close to the house that I put a long rope as well as long cable on and tensioned away from the house in preparation for strong winds. No winds, and I can't budge the tree either.
08/31/2020 23:53
FIRSTLAST
reporters, I think iteas Oregon, were being atracked by protestors, assume leftys ratger than antifa, but reason was they did not want faces idrntified. Bow why would the independent press be a threat to a message they want to get out? But the,faxt is, peess,worldwide are ubser trenebdous threat of life by totakitarian forces who wish to deny the light from reaching their evil methods. Xi in Chiba abd the maneuvers, stste inplant fliwibg into HongKong by thectens,of thousands so they can alter rhe demographics of protestors versus dokt liyslusts is just one prong of a multi prong campaign to swuash absokute totslitsrisn conteol of at least half a dozen peoples (sects) in those regions. There are now so mabyvcamps being built, and peoole held (300,000) that we are exceeding all records except WWII Nazi holding camps. The sad truth is Trump and his jacked up adrenaline livibgvthrongs are vrratibg this,fear of isebtification because feds, and some 60000 border patrol army are grabbing, fibger printing and tracking who the agitators are, to define their opponent. Now go read Bradbury,, Orwell, and tell me where they (militant state/ private army) got this roadmap? We are so close to being Russia right now, ubder this,totalitarian oligarch, it is just scary. Every day, all day long, he uses,KGB disinformation scripts and twists the perps with the good guys standing up for truth and our founding fathers. No general in our military respect this tyrant. You cannot be a leader when you are twisting and breaking every law in the books daily and hourly. If any of this smelks to you, thdn ask why we must ddnyvVongress of sevurity broefibgs when WE KNOW RUSSIA IS MANIPULSTING OUR EVENTS, POLLS, AND PRESIDENTIAL INFLUENCE to sway the outcome. Only then does the master plan get revealed, as we finish criminalizing NATO the good guys who are ourxsworn allies in defending freedom, and let Putin storm Europe, gain total control of most of the RISK game board he has been playing like a genius. Trump and your like who worship him are giving away democratic freedom through a deep shell game strategy you all fail to see through. He had one mastery, confusion and conquer via con artist skills. Master of business -hardly. Master of the CON, he learned from the best and surrounded himself with like con artists, who are now mostly indicted and sentenced. All this will be revealed if he succeds in cheating the election through about 6 stratrgies.
09/01/2020 00:00
ASHLEY P
Woah, there, feller. Did you see any of the vids at the links I provided? They give proof that the media is very biased to favor the socialist/anarchist side of the story. Do you care about that?
09/01/2020 10:00
ASHLEY P
If you will, please see the "article" I'm linking. I think it has a lot of bias. Do you agree?
09/03/2020 12:24
FIRSTLAST
Security Council is refusing (Trump is ordering this coverup)to tell Congress security updates on Russia infiltration of our 2020 election. They will operate at the local level and create street violence as well, its a common practice. Ukraine, Belarus, US anywhere they need to sway opinion and divide peoples to achieve their expansionist goals. This administration is deeply infected with Russia, and no one will pay attention to the facts. Its all about invalidating our intelligence services, crushing hiring, and riggin' judicial to keep a dangerous administration achieving their narrow view of "democracy" which is a real stretch for what is actually going on. Your state has a love relationship with Russia and it goes right to McConnel with a massive Russian business enterprise established there. So absolutely, we are watching the destruction of civil protest and a focused purposeful incitement of a segment of our native born peoples to join in this conflict, which is now involving thrown objects, molotov cocktails and sadly weapons. I don't see anything good coming from this. The recent backlash against BLM is a sign that many of the black population are also not supporting departing from the teachings and practices of MLK. Maybe I am reading that wrong, but there is definitely a resistance by the majority of American's to this unrest that is fomenting in lawlessness, and don't believe for one second the propaganda that Biden Harris condone that one iota. NO FLIPPIN WAY. Its got to stop, and normal civil discussion has to start. I once was in Portland once, bought fuel. The moron pumping the gas touched my paint. You can pry the fuel nozzle from my cold dead hands, you flippin socialists. You will never pump my gas again.
09/03/2020 14:04
ASHLEY P
Do you see the ? at the end of my questions to you? :)
09/04/2020 10:43
ASHLEY P
Do you understand that bias exists? Here is another example, from a USA Today article. I quote "Poe told USA TODAY Wednesday that a white woman appeared to purposefully swap her American flag face mask for a Blue Lives Matter mask once realizing her seat assignment was next to Poe, a Black woman. Blue Lives Matter supports police officers and is a counter movement to Black Lives Matter, which aims to eradicate white supremacy and has organized nationwide protests in response to police violence against Black people." Can you see the bias?
09/04/2020 23:43
ASHLEY P
ABC "news" can't get much of the Rittenhouse info correct. See this link for their biased timeline.______Firstlast, does this obvious bias matter to you?
09/05/2020 10:20
SPEEDRIDER
Trump 2020 MAGA
09/08/2020 10:10
ASHLEY P
Speedrider, what do you think of my posts to Firstlast?
09/08/2020 14:00
ASHLEY P
I think this person with the ACLU is biased, so badly biased that their view is exactly backward.
09/08/2020 23:24
FIRSTLAST
you know, there is a fringe element the FBI is investigating, who go to Ukraine, fight both sides of Russia vs Ukraine, just to get warfare training, then come home and instigate race hate wars. And why would a group patterned off Al Quaeda do that in America? When people feed you nonsense, and you consume it without critial thought the end result is a shattered union. Think we need that? Russia, China, and Iran need that, so dont get sucked into the vortex of hate.
09/08/2020 23:31
ASHLEY P
Firstlast, in an attempt to understand your viewpoint, I provided some links and asked you some questions about bias. Why do you not respond?
09/09/2020 13:10
FIRSTLAST
just busy. Not getting any desk time.
09/09/2020 14:25
ASHLEY P
Hmmm....you're "just busy", too busy to respond to my questions about bias? Yet you've typed about 1000 words in that time....none of which address my questions. Hmmm....
09/11/2020 14:43
ASHLEY P
Here's some USA Today "reporting". See if there's any bias in it. (Remember to watch the video of the Rittenhouse shooting to compare the two.)
09/14/2020 17:06
FIRSTLAST
Please remember, this site nearly died because of political crap. We don't really want to come here to get stressed. There is some truth I am sure, and there some truth in the Russia ties to the President, I am equally sure. That should bother a lot of you. We need financial disclosure to tie the threads together and track the lies which are based around his financial lies, and binding relationships to Russia. But either way, you cannot keep this stuff hidden. It has a way of surfacing just like flotsam. You should be looking at the recent disclosures by NSC council which tie Trump to Ukraine Spy. The veil is going to be pulled very soon.
09/14/2020 17:10
FIRSTLAST
The Loudest Voice Have you watched this TV series yet. You really need to, just to understand how Orwellian our "pseudo news" has become. You think the left is twisting facts. Just watch the show. Fascinating study in power and its abiltiy to distort truth. I would have binge watched it, if I weren't so busy.
09/14/2020 23:48
ASHLEY P
So, you claim that you didn't respond to my question due to lack of time is refuted by your posting of other things. You...lied.
09/15/2020 11:21
ASHLEY P
Bias is not necessarily politically motivated. Examine this limited video report. Sometimes it would be wrong to run over someone, other times it would be right. A short vid with no audio provides very little info.
09/15/2020 11:38
ASHLEY P
Look at the 3:45 minute mark of the vid in this link. Maybe these "protests" are political, maybe not. Either way, blocking a roadway while carrying flags of a different country is WAY beyond what this country should tolerate.
09/18/2020 20:10
XLR8R
Ironic the ties to Russia are far easier to prove on Biden's side than Trump, but they keep trying, it seems like they keep accusing him of what they're guilty of. But realistically you could go back and forth on this for days, cite articles, bring in experts, and ultimately it will boil down to providence, and ours and our leaders willingness to seek it. Living in western Oregon and watching Bibles being burned on the streets of Portland is a perfect example. Whatever you think you know about what's going on here, I guarantee you its worse. Around here its pretty common knowledge the city of Portland has had a pretty dark side for a long time. I have known people that moved here from back east thinking it was the American dream and turned right back around in months. I saw the trailer for the new Caviziel movie last night called Infidel. I can't wait to see it. PS, I have been on CP since the early 2000's, what you believe or don't believe does not offend me, I'm a grown up and I assume you guys are too. If you ask me it was a flat out lack of maturity and lack of respect for the opinions of others that hampered the old site. So glad to see it back!
09/20/2020 23:27
ASHLEY P
XLR8R, I'm glad to hear from you. I didn't want to "beat a dead horse", but since you might be interested, I'll provide (in the linked USA Today writing) the strongest dose of bias I've yet seen. Do you care to comment on it? (I too am grown up enough to discuss things, and I very much want perspectives of people who live far away from me.) (Also, I think "the left" does take their guilt and turn it into an accusation against their opposition. Two examples: ANTIFA who are as fascist as anybody can be, and the "flipped script" of my linked article.)
09/28/2020 20:06
XLR8R
Its so bad its unreal, not just for what they changed, but for what they left out. Like where was he an EMT, who did he ever work for? And why were incredibly important specific details of the situation, and the other events that night left out? A lot of these protests and similar remind of kids we used to see in the mall or other public places throwing fits over something stupid while their parents desperately tried to placate them. My wife and I would turn to each other and say " In 20 years that's going to be a huge problem...for a lot more people than just those parents" And here we are. Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. How are things in KY? It seems like you guys are more in the headlines now, for all the wrong reasons.
09/28/2020 21:01
ASHLEY P
XLR8R, I'm glad you can see through the media's lies. As for KY, we're in the "news", so consider the source. The leftist junk from bigger cities has come home to little old Paducah KY, with a "pride parade" and ABC people "welcoming center". There was a "protest" months ago where people blocked traffic and broke some windows at the mall, but I think there were arrests. I think if ANTIFA commies posing as BLM tried to burn and loot around this area, there would be abotu 1000 Kyle Rittenhouses keeping that under control. I think many, many people are fed up with the lies of the media and leftist leaders and aren't gonna take much more.
09/28/2020 21:03
ASHLEY P
It's too bad many (like Firstlast) are blind to the media's propaganda, and won't address that issue.
09/29/2020 09:25
FIRSTLAST
not blind. my city covered up the police shooting almost 6 years ago before any of the slain BLM events had played out. You want truth? When tax dollars and official department mandate police body cams, and then they are employed 100% as a insider tool to back the illegal out of protocol procedures or errors of the P.D. you have a totalitarian police state. When I go about my many many jobs, have to watch getting pulled over at after 11 PM hours and shaken down by the same small town police who I once knew by name all across my city, something has drastically changed. The murder coverup here by police was hushed all the way to the state Supreme Court where eventually the layers of the coverup were peeled, and a multi million dollar award was paid out to the survivors of the deceased white woman who violated the judges order by going to her estranged husbands house and inciting the conflict. I do see error in most every case where the black deceased was dumb as a brick, like keeping house with a multi convicted drug trafficker, getting in the line of fire through a wall in a no knock raid. Where I refuse to swallow your KOOLAID and where you have embraced the dark side, is this mindset of defenders of the flag to where we all arm to the T's. And what do we know about opposing forces from physics? A force meets a opposing equal force, because that is natural law. You have a totalitarian despot dictator usurping every single placed power under our constitutional reigns which highly limit the powers of the President, cranking up the testosterone crowd of America who probably donnot have honor to flag, to country,and to mother at their heart's core motivation. Then this crowd who delve toward raw anarchy rush around by 15 passenger vans (documented across Minnesota to Wisconsin to Illinois) setting up riots throwing molatovs, decimating small businesses. And you blame it on BLM. BULL!!!! Those,are haters creating race war. Yes there are stoves of blacks diung community destruction, but you have rioters sneaking in to ratchet this to a politicsl crises because it creates a re-election fake narrative. This is the worst leader in the history of the free world and I mean every single democray combined. He was raised cruelly, absolutely deprived of paterrnal love for decades, and was honed into a cold hearted uncaring predator. Read his close relative's book by the doctorate in clinical Psychology (I am right now). You couple his generations of skills blaming and damnig sub-groups of America which coincidentally built the wealth his father garnered through Queens housing development projects which he created off Democrat truckloads of incentive tax credits. This group has now become a force in America and you rascists just can't stomach the concept that you've been 100% wrong for the past 150 years.
09/29/2020 10:37
ASHLEY P
You said you didn't address my examples of media bias because you lacked the time. Your last post proves you had time, but did not. ______ You have contradicted yourself. That's called a lie._________
09/29/2020 10:44
ASHLEY P
I apologize for calling you blind to the medias propaganda. That was an assumption on my part. But, you did lie about your reason for not responding to my examples of media bias. That's the KoolAid. I just want you to address my examples of media bias.
09/30/2020 15:25
FIRSTLAST
trying to be civil on a car board does not mean I am lying. We have more in common than in opposition. We need to focus on the positive. When Trump told the hate group to stand down and stand by, they printed shirts and buttons and vowed they were empowered now to go F ' em up. So, is that the America you choose? Really need to quit supporting a common criminal who has never done anything to serve you, your state, or your nation. He has done everything possible to empower himself and profit from this temporary charade of power. It soon comes off, and then he owes 340 million in money. He has nothing but promises committed to back those up. His core financial strength is a house of cards and its about to come apart, just like every business he ever touched. He will die a worse end than some of our greatest 27 club members. We will just have wished he would have ended at 27, not at 97. The damage done to core American strength by letting sickos run around unmasked and cause a approximately 50% community spread infection rate right now, puts the cost to the American economy in the multiple trillions. With the strengh lost in commerce, why would it recover. The rich own the real estate for the most part. Are they going to adjust their greed to 1929 levels just because the nation went bust? No one can survive in America where Amazon has consumed the local mainstreet because those business operators had to foot the taxes of the city, county, state, and nation. Amazon doesn't. They suck up tax breaks and incentives. My state now has a fulfillment center getting close to open. I tried to find a store just outside Des Moines 3 days ago, and got lost in a subdivision trying to circle around the closed streets where concrete was getting placed to the Amazon center. That one 2 block sized complex will wipe out about half the local stores in our state. The only jobs remaining will be the drivers moving product to the poor households who lost their local jobs. How does our great consumer driven economy work in 12 months? In 24 months? This is the big business 1% president you bought into lock stock and barrel. Way to go geniuses.
09/30/2020 17:53
ASHLEY P
You lied. You claimed one thing and did another. That's a lie.
09/30/2020 17:53
ASHLEY P
I'm pointing out media bias. Why can't you comment on it?????????????????????????????????????????????????????
09/30/2020 21:36
ASHLEY P
Firstlast, Kyle Rittenhouse is seen in a video running from a mob. He trips and falls down. At that point, someone from the mob kicks him in the head. Another hits him in the neck with a skateboard. Another points a pistol at him. Kyle defended himself with his own gun. Yet, in spite of that video, there are several "articles" that claim that HE was the attacker. I went to the trouble to provide links to a selection of those BIASED "articles" so that you could comment on them. What is your opinion on those links I provided?
10/01/2020 22:00
FIRSTLAST
despite your interpretation of events, he was taking the law into his hands, should never have crossed 17 miles into a heated protest event, armed with intent. He has a long long time to consider his actions. He won't be procreating, achieving anything his parents may have pathed for his life goals. At least when you are dumb as a brick and get a girl pregnant, the worst outcome is you grow up fast and become a responsible adult. Sadly, his life will amount to a vague lost memory. I think people instructed him that a first generation militia army had some vague modern day meaning. Well it does not. We have a real military, and no place for citizen militias. I do hope those words hold true in about 32 days. I have my reservations about a William Barr order post election day, to use the National Guard or military to control the outcome.
10/01/2020 22:51
ASHLEY P
Thank you for your reply. What sources of information did you consider when making your reply?
10/02/2020 11:41
FIRSTLAST
news reports. I am on Fox radio some, Iowa Public Radio some, and had a newspaper during that time. It was a local event to my TV station territory, but I only heard accounts from Sheriff reports. Here is a interesting observervation. We have tin can factory here, a brand new highly automated facility. If you go to a store and buy a canned food, that can likely came from this factory. Nearby is Hines, Hormel, and a lot more canned food processors, within a 60 mile radius. Lately, I have observed as many as 15 semis queing up on the public road I and about 8000 others drive to work in the rush hour AM. We have delays with this heavy volume of trucks. This is far from normal volume. Then today, on Beck I think, he has a report on a well respected pollster breaking down views of sub groups by political self aligned view, regarding the post election. 52% of hard leftists and 52% of extreme right EXPECT mass violence, food shortage, and CIVIL WAR. Not only do they expect it, they are rapidly building food and weapons to support the gut feeling. Trump owns that. His incendiary attitude and toss outs to crank up the haters has set the stage for a big race war.
10/02/2020 12:44
ASHLEY P
I again than you for the reply. Could you give me any links to any of those reports you listed? Did you watch any of the links (regarding Rittenhouse) that I proved above? (I want to compare your "news sources" to my "news sources" to check for differences/bias of either.)
10/02/2020 22:13
FIRSTLAST
radio. working, no sit down time, or trying to wind down when I catch my fav. ahow.
10/03/2020 00:10
ASHLEY P
For my clarity, have you or have you not watched a video of the Kyle Rittenhouse shooting?
10/03/2020 12:24
FIRSTLAST
the rittenhouse video link is broken. Here is something. Gatehouse media acquired my local newspaper and 10 others in Iowa, Illinois region around here. Most are local region, but 2 are central Iowa. Gatehouse also acquired USAtoday. I would now categorize every single one of these publications as catbox liner. I actually just dropped my Hawkeye subscription, the oldest newspaper in Iowa. As of 9/1, the suddenly dropped my deliveries, no reason given. I call, get a couple papers out the next days. About 9/9, they drop me a Des Moines Register, not my paper. Oh, and for absolutely no reason given, run a charge on my bank of $57.15. They had my auto draft of 10 a month for the past several years, and it was ongoing. I call, very angry discussion wtih the editor, order my money back, and cancel the subscription. And I file a complaint with a review organization. A guy at my church who was their last news writer and 1 of about 2 or 3 remaining core staffers after the acquistion, said you could put the entire organization into a 2 car garage, it was basically vacuumed out to zilch in staff, resources, and coverage was just horrible. The repetitious words indicated no copy editing, they just kept cutting pasting text repetitiously. errors constantly. Have a real story, well, good luck finding staff to go actually cover it. Local government news still got in, and sports writing coverage was still a really awesome well done area, thanks to a award winning staff in that department who hadn't gotten absolutely frustrated and walked out like Craig, my church friend. AMerica is seeing this happen all across the land. The contrived fake news is overwhelming the real news of papers and staff are getting shredded. The field reporter is becoming squeezed to the point real stories that involved actual footwork aren't justified in the bottom line of Gatehouse media. I write a ton of editorials, and was told my stuff was a rag by the newest editor. Well that day, it was sort of bitchy so I will give him that. But most of the time, it is some of the best critical comment with some well dug up facts, and I constantly get accolades from my more informed members of our community. That all ceased too. So tell me where our society goes when the 2nd amendment is ruined by what is happening, where real journalism cannot be sustained because people just want their ears tickled. When Fox News and Facebook news become the major authorities, we have no real truth. No go out and watch the Roger Ailes documentary on showtime and tell me I'm wrong.
10/03/2020 17:47
ASHLEY P
For my clarity: Have you or have you not watched the Rittenhouse shooting video?
10/03/2020 17:50
10/05/2020 14:08
ASHLEY P
A better video of Rittenhouse.
10/09/2020 10:16
ASHLEY P
No comment?
10/13/2020 15:49
ASHLEY P
Firstlast, I can't learn about your viewpoints without your input. The mainstream media provided TERRIBLE coverage of the RIttenhouse shooting, yet you seem to not know that. I strongly suspect you are not getting true information.
10/15/2020 12:17
10/16/2020 23:31
ASHLEY P
Firstlast, when I re-read some of your replies above, I know for a fact you have made some seriously erroneous claims. I'm gonna call those false claims "wrong answers". There are three ways to get a wrong answer. One, by using good information but bad logic. Two, by using good logic but bad information. Three, by using bad logic and bad information. I'm hoping your wrong answers are due to bad information, that's why I'm so interested in your take of the Rittenhouse video versus the media reports about it.
10/28/2020 09:38
ASHLEY P
Firstlast, my first reply to you in this topic remains very important. Just look at Philly. Philly is also an example of bias, and who spreads the "news". There is already video of the police shooting that NPR says "lead to the rioting and looting". In my world, rioting and looting are NOT the responses of logical Americans.
11/01/2020 10:07
FIRSTLAST
Here is the "real news" And you argue to advance this aggression narrative. So so sad. Got nothin for you, and staying out of the fracus. It does not represent the America I grew up in. It serves one need, to destroy the union and I will never go there. OUT
11/01/2020 18:26
ASHLEY P
Sir, did you ever watch the Rittenhouse video and compare it to the "news" that you heard? Why or why not? (You remind me of the old leftist/Democrat that I talked to the other day. He could not articulate a logical position about the Rittenhouse situation. I pulled up this topic and clicked on the links and showed him just what happened. He still couldn't see the obvious!! I still don't know if it's because such people are not getting good information, they can't really use rational thought, or some combination of the two.)
11/01/2020 18:40
ASHLEY P
(And the fact that you make so many false claims about me and my positions/claims makes me wonder even more about your motives/intellectual ability.)
11/01/2020 21:48
ASHLEY P
Many people can see through the fake "news". The link here: please examine the comment section (if they don't disable it). It's about 99% anti Biden.
11/03/2020 20:33
ASHLEY P
And, why are folks in some cities boarding up their store windows??? Don't those cities have a police dept.? Don't the people have "arms" to defend their property?
11/04/2020 16:48
11/12/2020 09:07
ASHLEY P
Firstlast, you mentioned you get info from Iowa Public Radio. I have never listened to IPR, but sometimes I listen to the local public radio and to NPR. Of those times I listen, I'd guess that close to 90% of the subject matter being discussed is very, very biased. Watch the Rittenhouse video to open your eyes.
11/16/2020 11:53
ASHLEY P
My link is to a story about "Disinformation". It's interesting to see the blindness/bias of the writer. To claim that lots of Republicans don't believe that Biden won the election because of disinformation from Trump is to COMPLETELY miss the point. It's about the BIAS of the information the citizens have been getting from the "main stream media". How can we trust the media to tell us Trump lost when they have "misinformed" the public on Trump and Biden from the beginning?
11/16/2020 12:02
ASHLEY P
The above article claims that doubt of the election fairness is unfounded. However, the same website lists election races that are still undecided. A very interesting fact is to notice incumbent party and current leading party. It's very hard to believe that Democrats did so badly in all the other races other than President. Why would so many people vote for Biden for President yet Republicans for all lower offices??
11/21/2020 03:30
FIRSTLAST
The response box on my Android, is about 1" tall. You try to type 1000 word answrs,, and it looks like you are on LSD. The letters need a magnifying glass just to proof. So you spread them bigger, now I get 5 lines to review. Not really conducive to bashing manifests on how our nation is damned andcwe're goin to Hades. Here is a link I heard past few days. NOR is a lot lije fishing. You thriw back some, you come back later, you fibd a hony hole. But if you are patient, you hear one interview with eye opening clarity that shows you the way. Having run a Iowa caucus this 20 election, I got to see arrogant self assuredness by the head of the Iowa Dem effort too close and in my face. The plus for my first time leadingva caucus, uscthat I am methodical. pre plan, pre-work out, and not proud but humble to let my crowd teach me,,abd corre t me. I knew at 1 hour prior to start of public part, I had connection issues and needed to be on phone finding out why my sign in to a first time used logging of results software was not working. It took himan 3 part verification,,getting bumbers onky obtained fron that call to achieve log in. Ain't no way sone hacker is pen3trating that layer. Had the access bedn wide open and oublished, it would most drfiniteky have landed ib eneny camp for them to social network broadcast, and jamb servers with requests, crashing the results thru a denial of service. Actually, there were ibstances of this page being photo snapped and shared around from someone's caucus, so this was the great dear if the modern warfare we call elections. And at the general election fight, I learned post electiin when I asked a cjair who goes to my church, why our county flipped hard red,,they said as much about the Iowa state level control. Names were offered to locally work, offers to build a ground team locally. It was all refused, they would not even open a lical party office. We had local phone banks and office under Obama 1&2. You couod ho down in your free hours and help avtualky do something. And further murdering our outcomes, the arrogant nit wits did not pour dollars into social media campaigns, but poured their dollars into TV and radio blitz ads. Further, rhe dark money in Iowa putting out hard nastyvtotal kying ass ads was unflippin nelievable. Itvtook a while slew of first hand refure ads of known on the ground,Iiwans's in the Greenfiekd Ernst race just to push back. But if the,water is risibg from the lying machine, pretty soon you get swept off your feet and then you can't achieve any resistance to the waters flow. So there is,what I know in hiw Dems blew so many House races. In 3 states, Southern I think, the single party ballit still exists,,so if you lije Trump, tou simply check 1 box and every red candidate got swept through. I do not believe in that, a smart electorate votes split ticket and achieves a balance of power, and most importantly retains highly effective fair minded leadership, or you get the McConnels of government who gum up every possible action that does not serve their highness as if you were emperor for life. Read the link, how Georgia turned blue. It was not a ginmick. Tine had a great article on how the Feds brought into Chicago made conflict a flash point. bI agree with the observations of mayor,Washibgron who daw aggressive highly organized mikitia activity sweep her ciry and fomebt what tge news clained was BLM aggression. It was a lit of race violence aeevibgvto create a,falaw narrative fircTrump to run on a justice plank lie campaign. In your black districts lije Atlanta, Cleveland, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Detroit, that lie was blazingly obvious. These grewt people had suffered Jim Crow and viter suporession for 200 years. They are still fighting their lives for the very task if voting and getting it counted. I tbink when theyvare marshalled and motivated to participate, your party has nothing to attract them but lies and hate. Trump sucks on so many levels, and this Dem forxe and a lit of middle Anerican traditiionak silent majority Republicans repudiated his narcissistic tyranical lying pants on fire ass out of office.
11/22/2020 21:02
ASHLEY P
Sir, I would like to exchange ideas with you. If your "device" causes the many mistakes in your posts, please change your device. I don't know you well enough to have the context to be able to fix the mistakes to type.__________________ BTW, have you seen the Rittenhouse shooting video and how the media lied about it??
11/22/2020 21:05
ASHLEY P
NPR is a leftist ogranization that deserves no public funding. That's my opinion from the many times I randomly sample their biased garbage "news".
11/24/2020 09:15
ASHLEY P
When a "news source" leaves out VERY important facts, what do you think about their credibility? The Washington Post has this vid, it's not as accurate as other vids. And wouldn't I know it, it's biased in favor of the anarchists and against the patriot.
11/24/2020 09:59
FIRSTLAST
16th year, ranked as most trusted independent news organization PERIOD. Loved across all aspects of government. Their funding was harshly slashed and I live in rural America,,where it is toughest to keep this vital resource alive withcsome supplemental dollars. Funding drives kept two affiliates in my radio reception going when their college / university sponsors experienced massive budget shortfalls and forcedxslashing of their operating budgets.. In case you cannot connect threads, it is the journalism degrees that keep alive these no advertising biased radio affilates. It is often where news new people, broadcasters get onto the first rung of their careers. Meanwhile you exist on false narrative twisted fact Fox and Newsmax. Answer exactly why you have not watched the Roger Ailes Showtime movie THE LOUDEST VOICE yet? How do you even know you aren't a pawn in this George Orwell 1984 drama being orchestrated by tyranical selfish men bent on destroying a fierce Democracy? You don't stand for Republican ideals. You stand for strong men bent on eliminating any opposition period. Typed on a mobile device which has nothing to do with the size of the text which is a function of the web site, not the Android O.S. So utterly useless talking to you Arian race types. I hace better things to waste time on.
11/24/2020 15:24
ASHLEY P
Firstlast, you continue to make false claims about me. You also continue to make illogical claims. (It's not logical to say that NPR is "most trusted" as a response to "NPR is leftist bias and deserves no funding". Even IF it's the "most trusted" that does not make it unbiased. You seem to trust the biased sources. Maybe that's why you can't see the truth.)
11/24/2020 15:26
ASHLEY P
Have you watched the video of the Kyle Rittenhouse shooting yet? First, find your "Most Trusted" sources of info and read about the shooting. Then, watch the video and compare the lies you read to the truth that happened. If you can't/won't do that you are proving yourself to be a pawn.
11/25/2020 16:59
ASHLEY P
Does you youtube viewer work? Can you read the comments under the video? Here it is.....
11/30/2020 11:01
ASHLEY P
If you would, revisit my first reply at the top of this topic. I mentioned civil war because of the "current logic of both 'sides'". Later I focused on media bias about the Kyle Rittenhouse shooting (and provided links to info that was NOT accurate when compared to the video of the shooting). PLEASE consider watching the "documentary" Social Dilemma. My link is to the trailer.
12/16/2020 22:04
ASHLEY P
The storm is bigger than I'd thought. Above I pointed out that Youtube videos of the Rittenhouse shooting proved that the mainstream media was misrepresenting that situation. But now Youtube is going to censor the election information. Wow. The swamp is getting HUGE.
12/17/2020 12:58
FIRSTLAST
So you won't watch the Roger Ailes about you (the populace of red old white men) have been suckered for 20 years into this strong man period that repeats the McCarthyism lies of the 1950s? Do you really think a pseudo news organization stemming from the Murdochs of U.K. of Sun fame, is anything but a lie factory? And now we are about to take the massive files of your hate following we have gathered on you via the NSA factory farm of data gathering in Salt Lake, all brought to you via the destruction of the privacy right thanks to GW Bush and his alt war on terrorism (actually kept the CIA in the profit business of running heroin out of Afghanistan all these decades). Very soon, we will have you forcibly inoculated and you will have the DNA altering chip. Then we can subjugate your will of resistance to the force. Long live the federation. book list I recommend: Aldous Huxley, Brave New World; George Orwell, 1984; Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451. I see what is going on in your fake reality in every one of these books, in real live - daily. I read these as a young boy and they ring very true today.
12/17/2020 22:57
ASHLEY P
I'll spell out the most important point I'd like to make: BIAS. BIAS in the "main stream media" is "leftist". I provided facts (video evidence) about the Rittenhouse shooting to prove that the MSM lied about it. Your info source called NPR is BIASED toward the "left". If you can't see that, it means you're in the same boat. WE ARE ALL CAPABLE OF HAVING A BLINDNESS TO OUR BIAS. That is why I examined (carefully) the claims about the shooting. That's what the netflix documentarty SOCIAL DILEMMA touches on....citizens are being fed the info that they WANT TO SEE by little folks like....Google/Facebook. (Those players make GW Bush look like a kindergartener!!) And thus the division in this country.
12/17/2020 23:00
ASHLEY P
And my link above to Liberty Hangout is also about BIG TECH censoring this information. They are flat out announcing the ways in which they are biased. Does censorship of the printing press bother you? This is MUCH MUCH MUCH worse, because almost nobody gets info from printed paper, it's mostly controlled by Google et al. (Hence the lawsuit to break them up, maybe?)
12/19/2020 10:43
ASHLEY P
Firstlast, I don't understand why you recommend that I read works of fiction while at the same time you appear to deny the facts that I've presented. I'm interested in finding the truth. The Rittenhouse shooting coverage reveals HUGE bias in the MSM. Beware your sources.
12/19/2020 13:27
FIRSTLAST
where is there a law legitimizing cold blooded intentional murder. Mr. R fed on flaming hate, becale radicalized, took up arms with no or little experience factoring his juvenile age, marched into a street riot with an agenda of anger, and took the law into his own hands. We have courts, they will give him his opportunity. If you don't like coverage, just shut it off. MSM does not write law or decide crimes. So get over it. You waste vast energies here on a stupid cause. I want to see the DNA of Osama Bin Laden, but it was deprived of me and every other citizen who deserved closure on the greatest lie propitiated upon our democracy in the history of our nation. You dont always get what you want.
12/19/2020 17:12
ASHLEY P
Sir, video evidence is contrary to what you've typed about "Mr. R". You either believe what you typed or you do not. So you are either deceived or are lying. Watch the videos if you're not lying.
12/21/2020 15:40
ASHLEY P
What do you think about the ideas in this video?
12/23/2020 20:00
FIRSTLAST
on a road trip. Will think of you when i pass the huge confed flag.
12/25/2020 00:33
ASHLEY P
Happy travels. If you mean the Confederate flag near Paducah KY, think also on this: in a Paducah City council meeting a councilman said he was going to try to get rid of that flag by seizing the property. He was going to talk to the state A.G. Communism? I think so....
12/25/2020 19:20
FIRSTLAST
The flag isn't on private property? I just assumed it. Pretty smazed a state would sanction that, but you guys are somethin else. I mean, you flat out love Mr Grumpy face,,who just convinced Democrats we had to have 100% deductible business lunches, that 50% wasn't good enough for billionaires. Meanwhile, America's working class can just pound sand. Who needs relief anyway? Those Republucan landlords NEED relief. We should send em to Mar Lago at 3.4 million per trip. times,, Oh heck who can count that high. And he said he would give up golf because he was going to be "working" for the people SOOO much. nudge nudge, wink wink.
12/26/2020 20:30
ASHLEY P
Dude, I referenced communism. One massive part of that is private property being seized by the government. That flag is on private property that the city commissioner wanted help from the KY Attorney General to seize. Did I spell that out so that you could understand it?
12/27/2020 10:17
TBOY
You two need to move in together!
12/27/2020 10:40
FIRSTLAST
ROTHLMAO
12/27/2020 14:26
ASHLEY P
Well, TBOY, what information about Rittenhouse have you gathered?
12/27/2020 15:11
TBOY
As this is a PONTIAC site I can give a Tinkers damn about anything that does not relate to a PONTIAC!Carry on!
12/27/2020 19:47
ASHLEY P
Well TBOY, I have enjoyed some putting some miles on some Pontiacs. I have enjoyed some drag racing and some back road cruising. I love the freedom to do so. I look around at my kids who might inherit a Pontiac each and I am concerned at the world (USofA) that they might live in at that time. When the media is so biased as to paint a self defender as an aggressive murderer, we ae in trouble. Eventually this bias will affect our Pontiacs, likely in the way of fuel availability or outright bans based on safety or emissions.
12/27/2020 22:03
FIRSTLAST
history is important, but it does not have to define our future, or legitimize sins commited. Nationalism created this drive to attack despite not having been provoked. I think Kyle R was immature, acted with haste, took on a campaign that wasn't his cross to bear. Mostly, I think he was a major dumbass. Kids that age fly off do dumb shitxatuff all day long,,have to carry that burden their whole lives. There is little value in still hiding behind a confederate flag, or nationalism for thst matter. We are inexplicably needy of the entire world and the entire population to survive and advance. Slavery made the South so powerful and rich, that a war was needed to remedy the economic disparity. Youvworry about dumb things, will we be able to drive our ICE cars. I believe in common sense. This winter has been so warm, I wrench on 200000 mile cars all the time. And my 2019 Volt dual gas ICE / electric is teaching me some common sense. It doesn't take a charge, more than 1/4 of normal when ambient temp falls into the 20s. We get up to travel 60 mikes to famiy, and we're already running on gas. So when every comnercial service van with electric hits the wall at 10 or 20 miles driven, what do you think common sense dictates? Do yiu think Progressuvism can dictate against science, or against pragmatism of accomplishing a days work with the tools and vehicles that work demands? Steam was the most efficient engine until diesel displaced it. In WWII, one coal fired, steam powered locomotive called Allegheny (2-6-6-6) pulled 108 military loaded train cars all aline in war convoys. By 1948,,all were converted to diesel, and Allegheny's, biggest ever, were dinosaurs. Change is a constant. We have tobkearn to be flexible and adapt,,snd realize the rigiduty of old culture and norms binds us, not frees us. Oppression was always wrong. It was,wrong in biblical slavery, in modern China where 500000 Wiegers are forced to pick cotton free. We forced inmigrant impoverished black workers in this pandemic to report to work in meat packing house where managers had betting pools rumning on how many would succumb to the virus. Trump granted immunity to producers because meat was more valued by this small small man, that face masks and basic sanitation which Asia had well understood having learned through SARS and MIRS. Guess who is killing it on exports now? Asia, because they understood the threat and actually coped. And us? Twice the death count of WWII? Time to bury this thread. Not a person here supports Rittenhouses evil agenda, or your hanging on to centuries of oppressive illegal profiteering. It is absolutely un-american on every possible level. The future will come and we will find a way to balance progress with common sense.
12/27/2020 23:23
ASHLEY P
After reading your assumptions about my positions and assumptions about Rittenhouse's motivations, it's clear to me that you want to remain blind to the facts. Video evidence shows that kid, immature or not, being attacked by idiots. He legally used deadly force to defend himself. I've lead you to the truth but I can't make you think....
12/27/2020 23:25
ASHLEY P
Sir, you've claimed Rittenhouse had an "evil agenda". How do you define "evil"?
12/27/2020 23:40
ASHLEY P
Please provide a list of the "dumb things" you say I worry about as well as how you came to know those things. (Did you wire tap my cell phone on a spy trip down south? :) )
12/28/2020 19:15
ASHLEY P
TBOY, I agree this topic isn't directly Pontiac related. But, in the Kenosha shooting incident, the mod actions had previously burned a few cars at a repair shop. I work at a similar repair shop, and any funds that I spend toward the Pontiac hobby are earned there. As my first response in this topic stated, I'm concerned with the logic of both "sides" (both the communistic/anarchist/riot/loot side as well as the paramilitary/militia/2A groups). _____The media bias about the situation shocked me, and the choice to deny reality by some folks really puzzles me.
01/06/2021 15:18
FIRSTLAST
Real standup party you got there. Stated as I watch doors of Congress inner chambers being busted down. Not to worry, more worse acts to develop, this is just a warmup.
01/06/2021 16:55
ASHLEY P
Sir, again I beg you to stop assuming things. Again I ask you to read my very first reply to you about civil war and the "logic". This "logic" is fed by biased media. Again I remind you about the bias that's so very evident in the RIttenhouse shooting, or just current coverage of the MOB in DC. The bias is that those reporters saying MOB and VIOLENCE about "Trump supporters" failed to say MOB or VIOLENCE as BLM/Communist/ANIFA groups rioted, burned, and looted. Can you see the bias?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????/
01/06/2021 20:32
FIRSTLAST
can youcsee that you are part of the Ostrich gang? A fool is born every day, and we just watched PT Barnun fool a crap load of morons. WTF do you think Roger Ailes was doing for two decades? He was growing a dis-union of this nation built upon absolutely 100% fake narratives. Dude, i have worshippers of Rush Limbaugh in my extended family. They swallow his stuff like baby birds. This has absolutely nothing to do with reality. This is 100% faith based worship. This is a political cult movement. When you are IN the cult, you can never see the light of day. The nextxactions of this conspiracy, should they play out as,schemed, will really suck. A small war at the very least.
01/06/2021 22:31
ASHLEY P
Sir, your unfounded accusations are frustrating. I try to keep my replies simple enough for you to comprehend, but you often miss the point. Sigh.....you've missed the point my first reply in this topic. Get somebody to read it to you...and research media bias...on both/all sides.
01/07/2021 09:52
ASHLEY P
Can you watch Youtube videos? These guy say it in a minute or so...
01/07/2021 11:51
ASHLEY P
This CBS video could be an example of bias. If there are tens of thousands of people, hundreds of which hold American flags and a couple hold Confederate flags, what are the odds that the "thumbnail" picture of the CBS video would include a Confederate flag?
01/07/2021 14:01
FIRSTLAST
Capital Police worked at 1/50th of their force purposely, held down by Trump. Then they opened the gate purposely to let protestors climb House steps. Police barriers bashed windows, coincidence? I think not. The hatred of the officers against blacks who stole this vote from their righteous cause is just so blatantly obvious. Only one shot? Seriously, for criminal behavior. But you don't shoot your own, so what did they really do? OH that's it, SELFIES with Capital Police. And it was just a lot of innocent fun to watch. Where's the violence? Oh we have an answe for that, ANTIFA was the violence, not TRUMP LOVE. TRUMP LOVE always beat hate. THANK YOU GLEN BECK for getting the facts right and setting us straight on what really happened. WE LOVE YOU GLENN BECK< RUSH LIMBAUGH SEAN HANNITY ROGER AILES DONALD J TRUMP> LONG LIVE THE MONARCHY>
01/07/2021 14:10
ASHLEY P
You are hypocritical.
01/07/2021 22:34
ASHLEY P
Did you have good trip lately? Is that kind of an annual trip for you?
01/08/2021 22:44
ASHLEY P
Well, I've covered media bias just a touch already, so what do you think about plain old censorship?? Censorship by "liberals" is on the rise, dramatically. That proves they aren't liberal, huh? Current word is that Apple is threatening the Parler app with a ban unless Parler imposes censorship. Let that sink in.
01/10/2021 14:46
FIRSTLAST
I crashed. $2000 plus damage. Doublectrailer, mountain descent. Fish tail out of control, finally forced my truck into a jack knife just before I had the speed and monentum tamed down. Made me so P.O. but it happens. Took a lot of tine to unstress from that. Trump conspired coup d'etat. He hid nothing, it was stated again and again. If he is one thing, he is a blood thirsty pit bull. Dors not relent from his pwrceived self seluded mission. Do I think we should ngafe oran in the last 10 days of a failed usreess administration? We have worse problems to cope with. 1 million US,will die ftom Covid. Thing is, when numbers go expone tial, it becomes omposdible to calculate. Could be 10 million. Weeks of out of control cause a mutiplier that is logarithmic. At that piint, wexare Dark Ages: corpses filllng streets.
01/10/2021 21:30
ASHLEY P
Man, sorry you crashed! Where were you? Disagreements or not, if you were near my area I'd try to help you out.
01/11/2021 11:25
ASHLEY P
You mention Covid. You say there could be 10 million deaths (in the USA). You sound scared. The MSM is promoting fear instead of reason. In the USA, out of every 1000 reported cases, there is one death. BUT, people can have Covid without symptoms, and people can have Covid and not report it (like my neighbor and two others I know). And I've heard of people dying of other causes yet Covid gets the blame. So the actual death rate is less than 1 in 1000 cases. It's no laughing matter, but this fear and false sense of security about a home made cotton mask is pretty sad.
01/11/2021 14:33
FIRSTLAST
context, do note the context. When you have logarithmic multiplication, in other words exponential, in a short amount of time, 1 infects 100 infects 1000 infects 10000 infects 100,000, infects 1,000,000. From the first one, the cycle of time with the newest strain is short. The rate of affection is extremely high. This is no longer your grandfathers war with limited magazine machiene guns, or your great great great great grandfathers war with single load guns. This is rapid fire, unlimited magazine, no place to hide, no moment to move between re-loads. So the battle in front of us could make all this petty crap about stupid politics really stupid in hindsight. There are many many fallacies, such as young people immune, don't need a vaccine. They get it, but they don't manifest, possibly becasue their immune systems are peak versus older crowd. But they carry and transmit just as readily, which makes them sleeper in risk category. I don't fear, btu every day of this means I can't freely go earn income because I am risking exposure in the public places my income would come from, like field tech work, or running store I own. So all of us who are responsible are suffering greatly at the expense of all those who are flagrantly flouting their moronic independence which has absolutle nothing to do with public health measures, or we wouldn't be so sensitive about covering our genitals when we went out in pubic. I mean, if you are standing on principals, then flaunt it baby. Or if you respect others and don't want them running away from your unmarked panel van, maybe you really ougth to wear clothes.
01/11/2021 14:40
FIRSTLAST
I was in the Tennessee highlands. Calculation error, my first 7 miles had me going down a moutain. Really got me in trouble. Could have avoided if it I knew what my travel path was getting into. But its not the first time, I pulled a too heavy van with engine and drive train once, on the car trailer. The pulling van had the power, but in that situation, the trailer brakes were crap and could not reguate a big hill coming into the MIssissippi river plain. Same kind of mess, but I got through that one OK> This time, I had no way to run and mountain barriers messed me up. I almost saved it, which is why I was so dang P.O.d when I did hit the wall, albeit slow but still did some damage to bumpers. It seems to take nothing now to run up a pretty big body shop bill. I figured $750, shop said around $2200. The parts are all dirt cheap to buy brand new re-pops. I still don't know about the wrecked trailer, which was 7 miles used at the time of impact. It got tweaked, needs frame pull then cut and replace on a frame member to the hitch. I am running this route about yearly, but this season with the hot business we've been through, about 3 times. Twice in fall, another Spring run. I see to be delivering on these trips as much as I am picking up new product at factoreis I buy from.
01/11/2021 14:55
ASHLEY P
What are you hauling? What part of TN? (I'm confused since the only mountainous areas of TN are in E TN, the Miss. River is W TN.)
01/11/2021 15:12
ASHLEY P
Also, google Logarithmic vs Exponential.
01/11/2021 18:33
FIRSTLAST
TVA country, lake region. Some big drops to rivers and whitewater in that region. I had car parts, found a bed, so added a trailer. Also had inventory for my shop. I anchored things really well, nothing moved. Pretty impressive after you see what happened to the trailers, and the brand new receiver on that trailer that was getting rag doll whipped all over the place. I think it bent the 1/2" x 3" steel that supported the ball about 20 degrees. I had to replace it at the next town. I had to keep the load at about 51 to 53 mph the remainder of the trip to arrive safely. Think I was around 60 as I began the drop down the mountain with the blasted rock to my right and barrier to my left. btw, the people I passed on this route were pretty uniformly not masking. Worse in the bigger cities IMO. I saw no one in TN rural regions unless I was in a commercial factory where they are trying to keep staffing intact. Made me really nervous in the public places where sit down dining was being allowed. Coughers would be there, and you wanted to get out.
01/11/2021 18:45
ASHLEY P
Well, I suppose you don't have to tell me where you were, I was just curious as I've been up and down those hills several time and I might recall the particular place. I'm glad you were OK. BTW, have you noticed the biased reporting about Covid deaths so that the public begins to fear? I was very cautious for the first few months, but less so now as I've learned more about it. My neighbor (a nurse) (just got over Covid, no big deal, young and healthy) was just here talking about how the vaccine is not thoroughly tested or FDA approved, it's just rushed through. She will not take it, job or not. And she's in the profession and has done her research.
01/11/2021 19:00
FIRSTLAST
This is pretty well stated. I do blur the story when I mix the terms, but these experts are also using logarithmic increase, but stating it is confusing for even math skilled professionals.
01/11/2021 19:11
FIRSTLAST
Bikers my region is filled with Bikers, who go to Sturgis. The breakout in the upper plains, ND, SD, NE, MN, KN, IA, CO worsened notably after a few weeks post rally. The farm region became on fire, in ND, SD especially. Farm harvest starts around 9/10, and people are working close, not masking, in hot conditions where they masks don't do well, like wearing sunglasses at the same time. These environments, mass public spread in small towns with small networks of people, really kicked COvid into high gear in the U.S. Each biker that took Covid back home to their respective states, like CA then set those regions on fire. Until then, Iowa had done alright at keeping numbers more or less under control, with distancing and masks, but no business closings. We have had to clamp down, even our extremely hesitant governor on the rules to a pretty small extent, but it is harming the sit down restaurants now. Also, the heavy prevalence of stubborn Conservatives who don't buy into this being a health challenge to them, means so many just never considered masks. I've done trips from April '20 across small towns to avoid the big cities, and seen this all across these states.
01/11/2021 19:46
ASHLEY P
Sir, Covid is not a drop in the bucket compared to the storm that's brewing in this country. See my first reply to you way up above. Both "sides" are making HUGE mistakes (or "on purposes"). Now the left is banning people and communication apps. Big tech purge, they call it. Ron Paul, a libertarian, is banned from Facebook. AR-15.com got shut down today. The left is NOT liberal, they are communistic and make Trump look....almost...moderate. The media is VERY biased against most of my viewpoints. It's easy for me to see that.
01/11/2021 22:37
FIRSTLAST
Remember the explanation I provided to your question how did Georgia flip for the Dem's and you discounted the source, therefore you would not become educated how they organized, and organized, and organized. So why can't your side do the same peaceful change? Why do you have to take up arms? Do you fail to comprehend that when the US declines in the eyes of the world, the dollar quits becoming the standard, and then none of us have anything whatsoever. Not jobs, not incomes, not families, and no future. The stakes are a helluva lot higher than your hurt feelings over backing a criminal who should never have won office in a true political contest. Without Russia's surprise in the Comey revelation something like 7 or 10 days before the vote, this would not have gone Republican's way in 2016. And how many times did Dems have elections yanked out right from under their clenches and gracefully bow out, even attend the inaguration. The union always trumps the sorry feelings of the defeated, because this really is not a football contest, despite the lunkheads who pit every vote, ever debate, and ever poltical contest as a first down.
01/11/2021 22:40
FIRSTLAST
Before Covid is over, I expect every developed nation to be crushed. This is purposed, even if not man designed. It has to be for one reason, to eliminate the virus on the planet which is the humans. You guys think so small. The universe is really vast, too bad you don't see our connection to it.
01/12/2021 09:12
ASHLEY P
Sir, I welcome your questions. I don't appreciate you labeling "my side". I'm not playing a "side" as you see them.
01/12/2021 09:14
ASHLEY P
About sources of info, this comes down to logic. Even a liar can tell the truth sometimes, so every claim from every person needs to be studied to see if it;s true. If I threw out a claim because of the speaker, that's wrong. What was your link?
01/12/2021 09:16
ASHLEY P
I wish you would examine media bias, and now more serious, censorship. Law Enforcement Today was a Facebook group...just banned. Why?
01/12/2021 09:24
ASHLEY P
I'll give you something about Covid to consider, of the 3 closest friends of mine that have gotten Covid, their spouses did not. They tested negative. How contagious is that? Just ponder.
01/12/2021 10:14
FIRSTLAST
Test question: would you agree that William Barr can assess if criminal acts occured in the processing of the state by state election results? As to censorship, I wiuld notvcsll it censorship, but a perimeter on a 5 star fire. If you do notvcreate a perimeter during a masdive onslaught, your professionsls canmot do their job. This is a breaking news fact "70000 FBI tips,are,agresdively abd activeky processed dyring a ONGOING terrorist attack. This is part of schemed deep planned onslaught, that is now spreading to 50 state capitols. I am preaching to the choir, I fully understand you are elbow deep into this conspiracy up to being an active actor. Only reason I waste time talking to you. What is about to transpire has months and months of coordinating weapon preparation behind it, reaching into the oval offce. And dumby conservatives who enabled Trump still think he is better than the demonstrators who are soiling his fine reputation. SAD.
01/12/2021 10:18
ASHLEY P
You go from making some logical sense to...lying. Pants on FIRE lying. Insane, ACID flashback stuff. Are you still getting whipped by the '60s??
01/12/2021 10:20
ASHLEY P
So you build a perimeter with censorship, but don't call it censorship? Bizarre claim....
01/12/2021 10:21
ASHLEY P
You keep labeling me as having a "side". I'm on the side of truth. Some people say "truth can be made up, concocted". BIZARRE.....
01/12/2021 11:30
ASHLEY P
Google the word "insurrection". You'll find it's used in context of the one Capitol riot, but was it used in months of rioting in Portland an other cities? I never noticed it in the MSM... bias.
01/12/2021 14:44
FIRSTLAST
Test question: would you agree that William Barr can assess if criminal acts occurred in the processing of the state by state election results?
01/12/2021 15:12
ASHLEY P
I do not know, or frankly do I care, about Barr's abilities. The country is being divided by the media, and you accuse me of being "elbow deep into this conspiracy". I'm not in the conspiracy. Look back to AUGUST when I said the "logic" of "BOTH SIDES" is going to cause civil war. The pen is mightier than the sword, and the internet is mightier than all the bullets in America.
01/12/2021 18:01
ASHLEY P
Google "Twitter condemns Uganda internet shutdown". Twitter condemned a Uganda internet shutdown! HYPOCRISY to the MAX! (Tell me you either agree or can't read.)
01/12/2021 19:45
FIRSTLAST
Test question: would you agree that William Barr can assess if criminal acts occurred in the processing of the state by state election results?
01/12/2021 19:54
FIRSTLAST
Hypothetical point. Take if with a grain of salt. What if, the FBI was running down 70,000 leads, and trying to "net" the onslaught about to beseige our state capitals, and a sniper spree predicted on VA perimeter, or on the federal mall area. What if, because of the 5 alarm fire we are coping with, a emergency declaration went out to all of these independent businesses to head off the coordination of this coupe, or war, or choose your noun to describe it. We have a chance at getting this under control. That does not mean a large amount of harm will not result. But I cannot dismiss a five alarm fire when I see one. There are months and months of background data to support everything I am referring to. Just to look at the ADL map of hate crimes and monitoring they are actively doing of these various splinter hate groups. This is a far more dangerous point most likely than where we were in the McCarthy era of destroying so many innocent lives because of a similar strong man agenda. Eventually, he was de-armed when he lost his base and soon his career ended. Trump created his own bonfire. Now he will burn by it. His corporate alliances are going poof. His banker at Deusche Banc has been dismissed along with her right hand man. WIthout those two, the money train the allowed him the hideous loans on the Washington Post Office buliding project and the tower in Chicago would not have been possible. Do you think he has a snowballs chance in hell of repaying back the 340 million coming due around 2023? All that property will be seized by Deusche Bank when he defaults. He is becoming desperate and dangerous. Without his power, he is utterly busted, broken down and worthless. This is why he has become so dangerous. A desperate failed man incapable of facing his reality.
01/12/2021 21:04
ASHLEY P
Sir, your "fire" analogy lacks one major ingredient. What value does TV, radio, and internet advertising have? What would it cost to run an advertisement during every program/show/internet site? What if one "side" got FREE advertising? That's what leftists like Biden get from the constant barrage of bias. You're a prime example, your views are contrary to video evidence, yet you believe the lies NPR has told you. That's the biggest problem (IMO) that America has: Media BIAS. And now it's censorship that you and the Commies say "is for your own good".
01/12/2021 21:11
ASHLEY P
Sir, MSNBC gets it biased and WRONG at 3:30 in this video. Being lied to for 4 years by the MSM gets people into this shape. The MSM is clueless.
01/13/2021 10:51
ASHLEY P
Earlier you scoffed at Antifa/BLM being involved in the capitol riots. Well, listen to his own words "we weren't trying to hurt anyone at that moment in time..." Says BLM activist to CNN.
01/13/2021 11:39
ASHLEY P
Are you aware of the information (some about hypocrisy) provided in this short video?
01/13/2021 12:44
FIRSTLAST
Don' t listen to MSM or CNN. They require cable. I can get them over internet, but don't bother. I monitor AM radio a great deal. And I often have to move over to NPR to get some actual fact based news. The lies which I can itemize endlessly, just never let up on the talking heads programs. This week I addressed the lie about Antifa to my local Rush Limbaugh / Glenn Beck affiliate. He source a Heritage Foundation for his take, which I can bet a years paycheck on, is where Laura Schlesinger, Glenn Beck, and a whole lot more at Newsmax, Fox and independents are constnatly citing. The thing is, which my discriminating ears picks out clearly, they tell you the appearance of a truth, or steer from a known fact, then they abort it with their spin or their mis-information. This is why George Orwells book 1984 is at the very top of multiple book lists, and has remained highly sought for the duration of Donald Trumps Presidency. A key subject of that book is wordsmithing. That is what the news you source does all day long and with great preparation and orchestration. It is a conspiracy when the dissemination of these fake altered reality "truths" is perpetrated en masse upon the population, endlessly and constantly. These guys vary so little in content in their daily program. THey are not developing the content internally. It is being spoon fed to them by Heritage and other propaganda outfits. If you were anything other than a lying hypocrite, you would openly embrace fact gathered stories with live interviews like I forwarded to your attention, explaining how Georgia coordinated a voter drive unlike any other one in history. But like all cowards, you hide behind your "slanted" one perspective news source with its cartoon cutout talking points. There are other award winning news outlets with accurate content. ADL, Guardian, Atlantic, NY Times, even though I know you have issues with that, they actually have a massive investigative journaistic staff, unheard of in this day and age.
01/13/2021 13:14
ASHLEY P
What part of my comments are lies? What is hypocrisy? List it for me.
01/13/2021 13:21
ASHLEY P
Why do you reference books of FICTION while I post actual video proof of media bias? Why can't you address the Communists/Anarchists going by Antifa/BLM?? They were involved in the Capitol riots, I showed you an interview where he admitted it.
01/13/2021 13:23
ASHLEY P
Your "logic" is faulty. My claim is that media is biased. Instead of addressing that logically, you point out the size of the media organization and awards it has received. That's irrelevant. They're still biased.
01/13/2021 16:23
FIRSTLAST
I sent you to the live interview with the actual organizer who chored for 4 years to achieve that vote result. I don't know how you confused that. You could care less about truth. This is about the drama of debate with the goal of sucking some into your fold. Greece died doing this. Maybe you should study some history. You know what else did not work for Rome? Slavery. So why is your party still fighting tooth and nail to guard the last bastion of rascism - the U.S.. Senate. It has stood for the enslavement all the way up to 1987, and now you are finally suffering the consequences of a long silent ignored and suppressed populace.
01/13/2021 17:25
ASHLEY P
I have not lied repeatedly in this topic. I have provided proof of media bias. You repeat the things you hear from that biased info, which come out of your mouth as lies. You make claims about me that are lies - why do you lie so much?
01/14/2021 10:52
ASHLEY P
Regarding censorship: Some people (including elected officials) have tweeted about "the election being stolen/hijacked". Do you think Twitter should ban them??
01/15/2021 13:38
FIRSTLAST
the lie about the election being stolen has led to insurrection, and likely war. Yes. The country is at stake. We resort to extremes like incarcerating a sub group of the United States when their native homeland bombs us. Was that justified? Was stealing their assets, homes, farms, justifed and no redeeming their claims post the war? Problem now is sorting out the loyalists to the Constitution from the terrorists. Lets be real blunt and honest here. This did not result from one instance. This was a blatant 1984 campaign to create a fake reality, where boogeymen Lenin and Stalinists were going to steal liberty. The fact is, the liberty is being stolen by a dictator named Trump who has zero value for the rule of law, the constitution, or the political office he hold s in a government he hates. He promised to his minions he would serve indefinitely, and take us from a democracy to a Totalitarian regime, just like the ones he emulates in Putin, Xi Ping, Erdogan, and Bolsanaro. Trump leaves us no mystery. We just have to study his droppings from the tweets to see where he is programming his intent to follow. Because his intent saw him as conquerer and savior the nation, therefore the election was determined and the outcome pre-ordained. Sorry, that ain't gonna fly. NOT IN THE U.S.A.
01/15/2021 14:14
ASHLEY P
My question was about YOUR lies. Why do you?? Facts > lies. :^)
01/15/2021 14:15
ASHLEY P
And do I understand that your position is that it's OK to censor people's speech about election fraud claims??
01/16/2021 11:58
FIRSTLAST
Minute your gang turned discussion into taking up arms, you lost your rights. This is no longer a democratic discussion. Rudy Giuliani, look at his wordage. And he has a media program. When Trump turned his rath on his own V.P., calling for murder of Pence, and others have pointed out from first hand accounts that he only placates the conservative religious element to build his fake loyal force, we do not need to give any room to more inciteful speech. There is a place for the endless diatribe you have put this subject to, and then there is a time to settle the discussion. The argument is moot, you have no argument. THere is no conceivable recourse that would have gotten Trump 5 states. The public voted, followed the approved procedures their state's enacted, praticed best methods and avoid a public appearance in a helluva pandemic that is likely to take a percentage of our population higher than 5% before this is over. And your back stop is you need all the black votes voided? You need all the Democratic stayed at home and voted by mail votes voided? Maybe you just need all the female votes voided. Maybe we should just count the pointy heads, the antifa, and the 6MWNE votes counted. Please end your ridiculous discussion and go back to the core purpose of C.P. I have a 421 to build. Its going to cost me boatload of money. I'd like to have some support when I hit some challenges with it. That is why I am here, not your itch that needs scratched.
01/16/2021 23:10
ASHLEY P
I don't have a side. Do you support banning Nancy Pelosi after her tweet saying the election was "hijacked"? Why is that OK and OK for ANTIFA to fight cops and burn cities and that's not called an insurrection? Your positions are hypocritical. The Democrats and media are hypocritical. The "Patriots" who riot are hypocritical.
01/16/2021 23:30
ASHLEY P
Do you find it odd that you ridiculed the claim that BLM was involved in the Capitol riot, but his video proves you wrong? He said "WE weren't trying to HURT anybody AT THAT MOMENT".
01/16/2021 23:38
ASHLEY P
BLM as Trump supporters? I thought all the Tumptards were white Klansmen....how'd those black folk not get lynched right there??
01/17/2021 15:42
FIRSTLAST
I cannot speak for everyone who is elected, but a good 70% of the Democrat party are conservstive leaning displaced Reoublicans, or core traditional Democrats, which is a place we can have a discussion from. The 30 or 25% froup in the extreme liberal fringe msy have agitated dissent and riot. They absolutely had a cause.I haven't,seen a nore lawless regine than Trump and his dual standards of hate and punishment. Bobby Kennedy dared to icerthrow tge CIA and flipped his viewpoint about America's disenfranchised. As A.G. he persuaded his brother to come out from under a rock, go see what the heck was boiling up in the South. We are still on that fight. The South is once again empoweted, the hangmans nooses are ready, and they have a champion. To answer you, BLM went down about 40% points in support when they trashed Chicago, Kenosha, Portland, and other spots I lost track of. I condemn that, and I would have never been dumb enough to go fight them in their self destructive crusade, (circling back to your dumbass bud). Did you know people are afraid to shop downtown Chicago on the miracle mile, and as a consequence Macys will now permanently close their best store West of NYC. That will hurt Chicago for decades. That store had riot busting windows a few months ago. It was always a really big deal to visit downtown Chicago, one of the culturally most blessed cities in the world.
01/17/2021 23:12
ASHLEY P
I'm glad you condemn BLM, but why were they dressed as Trump supporters inside the Capitol? See vid links above...
01/18/2021 12:16
ASHLEY P
What should be done (censorship??) to the Senator who said the "election was hijacked"?
01/18/2021 19:34
FIRSTLAST
Please be specific. Cruz and Hawley?
01/18/2021 19:44
ASHLEY P
I was actually speaking of Nancy Pelosi. She said that the election was hijacked, but was not censored by Twitter, or anyone else. Bias??
01/18/2021 19:51
FIRSTLAST
Christoher Miller was part of the conspiract to commit coupe d'etat. Planted Nov 12 over Pentagon where Trump could orchestrate a inept toothless mob over run of the Capitol, a 6 month scheme was taking shape. Illegal as any terrorist attack against America and the vast majority of Trump supporters are STILL completely behind their law and order bamboozler in chief? We are living in altered reality.
01/18/2021 20:00
FIRSTLAST
more impeachable criminal behavior. A civilian plant to feed intel to Trump for his own guardi g agaibst certain investigations snd prosecutions against him, Jared K, his son, and his gang of chronies like Giuliani. Its goibg to cost a couple hundred million to prosecute his criminal ass, but we'll get it done. No more than he pissed off flying to golf games at his courses non stop. And he said he would work for free, give up golf because he just had "so much to do to make America suck again", and wipe out Americas debt. Endless lies.
01/18/2021 20:18
ASHLEY P
So why wasn't Nancy Pelosi banned by Twitter? Had you heard of her "tweet"? (There is a saying that "Wise minds talk about ideas, average minds talk about things, weak minds talk about people". I'm attempting to talk about the idea of bias. I may not be very good at the discussion, but I'd like your take on why the media over represents the failures of "the right", while under representing failures "of the left".
01/18/2021 22:06
FIRSTLAST
This has sadly been a game of Gladiator. If your hero beats my hero, that is all that matters. By all rights, Obama was a phemenal President. Our world position shot super high, ourctrade vastky improved. He largely created the hot economy Trump falsely took claim to. Rwanda, some Afghanistan mistakes are on Democrats, but we could have done so much more for the nation if your team hadn't spent all your fuel trying to beat the Dem. party to death. Biden won't do that to Republicans. He's a character guy and his wife is fabulous. All you need to know to weigh character is to look at the spouse. Are they loved, do they have space to be strong? Are they vibrant. That defines a leader. Now look at the toxic arrangement with the Trumps. All you ever needed to know. Staring you right in the face, all these years. Did you know Trumps first wife said,he kept Hitlers book of quotes by his bedside table. All you needed to know.
01/18/2021 23:10
ASHLEY P
Your reading comprehension is suspect. You accuse me of having a "team". I do not. Trump is a very poor example of a President. I'm pointing out that BOTH SIDES have lost their way. I pointed that out in AUGUST, yet you still don't know I've said it... *facepalm*
01/18/2021 23:14
ASHLEY P
Are you aware Pelosi said the election was hijacked??
01/19/2021 21:03
ASHLEY P
If the "Trump rioters" were all racists and not BLM/Antifa, who's this guy?? 46 seconds into the video to save time.
01/19/2021 21:12
ASHLEY P
Just throwing this idea out for your open mind to consider...we've seen over 2020 a vast difference between the "protests" of Antifa/BLM and "Trump supporters", with Antifa/BLM being very violent and TS being very, very armed and almost never violent. At the Capitol, could it be possible that some Antifa/BLM posed as TS and were the violent front that the TS followed in?? I've shown you video proof of on BLM guy just feet from the shooting of Ashli Babbit. Possible? How could we know?
01/20/2021 10:59
FIRSTLAST
Here is a documented case of hiding the facts by the administration: Modus operandi, deflect, shield and cloak verbage in double entente to confuse interpretation and provided a "convenient" excuse for the mis-communication. The permit has ties straight to Trump campaign. They all shut down their bread crumbs. Nov 12, 4 days after election, Trump fires 4 top Pentagon career leaders, puts in Christopher Miller and a attorney loyalist who will be stuck into NSA to infiltrate investigations ongoing regarding Trump post election. Christopher MIller slow walks 6 Capitol Police urgent requests to dumb down the law and order response to the "really wild" day his promoters promised in the mob protest that should never been allowed any oxygen to even be thought of, let alone orchestrated in a democracy that just saw the highest integrity strongest numbers of voters in history. So many duplicate measures, so many worries about Russia that lawmakers had acted upon. So many Republican written new rules had been implemented. You act like slant wasn't the daily modus operandi for the past 4 years, with more lies told than any regime in history of any country in history.
01/20/2021 12:58
ASHLEY P
"Page Not Found" is your link.
01/20/2021 13:01
ASHLEY P
Was Trump a bully? Was he undiplomatic? Rude? Insulting? A name caller? A liar? I'd say he was/is.
01/20/2021 15:52
ASHLEY P
But, would you say sometimes he got something right? How about him here...see link...kinda long, but I think he went to bat for the USA. He was correct, did a good job here, and I'd like to know if you agree...
01/20/2021 19:40
FIRSTLAST
Trumps rebuttal is wrong from a logic standpoint. He alleges military dollars going to Russia. I know that isn't his statement but the implication is there. Europe at large requires natural gas and Russia has the stranglehold on it. Germany and France have massive industrial production and that isn't happening without that gas. There are some options, Royal Dutch Shell in the Eastern states, is the alternative to Russia. We are involved (goes back to Biden and Obama) with Ukraine because of these gas issues and the pipeline which is part of why Russia asserted its way back into Crimea, stealing territory that is Ukraine national lands area. The long term answer is of course less Natural gas reliance, but you have very industrial countries, and natural gas produces oil, plastics, so so many industrial commodities. The use of the gas is largely energy transmission power, and heat. Those two applications of the gas can be lessened with practical options. Energy is also complicated because natural gas turbine operation is far better economically than coal, but we are back to a basic fossil fuel energy tradeoff argument. The U.S. is so focused on our vast surplus of natural gas and it is advantageous to tap that as well as methane to produce turbine power for electric transmission. IMO the energy is one subject there is common room to grow the divide between Americans. Iowa is now above 42% renewable energy. Just 10 years ago, this was in the lower 20s on percentile. If you tell me we can't go green and power our cars on solar or wind sourced energy via storage systems, I would suggest you need to cut down on what yer smokin. Here is the dynamic that Trump has 100% failed at: the downside to coal extraction is the horrific cost to CO2 and particulates which do nothing but trash your air quality, globally. A micro experiement to demonstrate is go into any mountain valley town, say Aspen, Telluride, Estes Park, somewhere surrounded by terrain to contain the air exchange. Then see what happens when you stoke wood fires all over the place. You can't escape the solid hanging toxins. I once tried selling Central Boiler wood furnaces. I had the road frontage and we have a large amount of forested valleys. My neighbor buys a Hardy made in the South, which is stainless, and badly engineered. It pumps toxic smoke all the time. It literally forced me to leave my home, move into the city. We were breathing smoke inside our home from his furnace, and causing astham symtoms. This is what has happened to every town in the mountains burning wood, or coal, and to Shanghai China trapped by mountains where the toxins of coal and tailpipe fuel consumption made air quality horrific. So worldwide, every major city has banned diesel engines because of the hanging toxins in the air, that cause asthma and health consequences up to and including cancer. This is mandating that future cars in London, Paris, Shanghai, Mumbai, and a whole lot more capital go electric. The world is facing the health consequences of bad energy options and is forcing a change to clean energy sources. It is human health and chronic disease that is driving this foremost, not some liberal hate agenda. So the translation here is ITS THE SCIENCE STUPID.
01/20/2021 19:46
FIRSTLAST
what did he cost? We have a common foe in CHina. Big time problem how we handled Europe. They were our forever ally, and we paid dearly for that title. We absolutely burned that bridge and Ffffd over Germany especially during this moronic trade war that was all about his maniachal trade war mindset. Not one single PHd economist supported this hair brained scheme. But he's the smartest genius in the room, needs no advisors, doesn't have any faith or he would have some humility and surround himself with REAL EXPERTS. The long and short, Germany's Angela Merkel has proceeded to lock down CHina on a trade deal they negotiated, and Biden asked them to hold back, coming into office shortly, so we could help negotiate and double team China. Merkel told Biden to shove off. That would never have happened had Trump not taken office and we had carried forward the terrific will left with Europe under Obama. Obama was by far our best international ambassador president in a very long while, creating at least the sensation of cooperation and genuine listening. Trump has created a economic void for America that will trash our possibilities to recover from a horrific recession due to this Covid, and the now 28 trillion in debt ($222,000 per tax payer).
01/20/2021 22:27
ASHLEY P
Trump was 100% right. He said the USA was providing protection from Russia while Russia was getting rich off them. That is stupid, and Trump more politely told them so.
01/20/2021 22:31
ASHLEY P
If you think the debt is terrible, I'll AGREE WITH YOU!! :) :) :) And Trump was wrong to hand out "stimulus". Biden will be wrong to hand out more "stimulus". And he's already appointed a mentally disturbed man to some post...the dude says he's a woman! Wow, what a mental case...
01/21/2021 13:44
FIRSTLAST
The "dude" has a doctorate. Give a person a chance to show their worth. You can't judge leadership by the external. Trump is a pathetic leader, and he "appeared" to be a champion of business until you really dig into his extensive history of discharged debt, destroyed small busienses who trusted in his contracts, and the endless list of stiffed attorneys, the investors over several continents. And then you start looking at his most diehard loyalists who carried absolutely s... for him for years as the waterboys, and he sicks his armed mob to lynch them? Or send them to federal prison and NOT pardon his loyalists own attorney? What a pathetic douche bag.
01/21/2021 13:48
FIRSTLAST
by 2027, you and your income class of America carry almost all of that debt (tax cut for the rich). Why did you support a thief who picked your pocket for the rest of your remaining years, and the years of your children. If a man came onto your farm and stole it from you, would you say, OH YES, please take my land because I support your ideology? But you did exactly that to this rip off of a tax break for the rich. The most thinly veiled con game of his career. He absolutely earned his pay at as leader of the free world to pull off that heist for his cronies.
01/21/2021 13:48
FIRSTLAST
by 2027, you and your income class of America carry almost all of that debt (tax cut for the rich). Why did you support a thief who picked your pocket for the rest of your remaining years, and the years of your children. If a man came onto your farm and stole it from you, would you say, OH YES, please take my land because I support your ideology? But you did exactly that to this rip off of a tax break for the rich. The most thinly veiled con game of his career. He absolutely earned his pay at as leader of the free world to pull off that heist for his cronies.
01/21/2021 14:27
ASHLEY P
The dude has a doctorate? So what if a man says he's a woman: He is delusional. Delusional. Do you think a man can be a woman????
01/21/2021 15:24
ASHLEY P
I'd want the top people in the government to be the best people that we could find for the job. Obviously, Trump and Biden were not the best, but the odds of a person that's so delusional to be picked over the tens of thousands of other people "with a doctorate" speaks to the bias of the administration.
01/22/2021 10:51
ASHLEY P
Fauci says Biden administration lied. Hmmmm..
01/23/2021 22:36
ASHLEY P
Biden is anti science. And anti Woman. Both at the same time. What a dolt.
01/26/2021 09:14
ASHLEY P
Here's a funny one. At least I can laugh at it...
01/26/2021 15:59
ASHLEY P
Come on, man. It's sad to see this old man used like this.
01/26/2021 20:53
ASHLEY P
Google "bill of attainder", then think about what this guy says.
01/27/2021 12:13
FIRSTLAST
I dont have to agree with someones thinking regarding sexuality to understand Gods edict to treat everyone fairly, as his creation. If you would weed out the impure from then pure, the imperfect from the beautiful, we would have to murder far more than 6 milllion. Ask yourself why so many gorgeous drop dead women cannot be touched with a 6 foot pole, then why someone lije Donna Reed are the most beloved in the history of the cinema. That is the inner beauty. I dare say our greatest achievements would never have happened had your filter been applied. I guess we should see your side and expect a he man like Ted Cruz to be our invincible heartless intolerant in chief. Want to talk about anti woman and anti science, he is the epitome.. Biden has what FDR brought, a humility grown from life rock crusher of experience. He is the perfect anti dote to the evil and vile of Trump. We need with caps a sanecratiobal listener to apply sound decisions. This is a critical prophesied time we are enduring and its going to crush a lot of the world, not just us. You should open your Bible and apply some positive thoughts, not where your head is at.
01/27/2021 12:49
ASHLEY P
Well, I'm in favor of Biblical thinking/acting. Now, if someone is a liar and deceiver, what is the fair thing to do? You didn't like Trump for those reasons, why support "trans" people in their deception? It's not fair to them to enable their delusion.
01/27/2021 16:38
ASHLEY P
Also, study logical fallacies for a moment. Then read your posts to see if you have committed any. (Tip: You have.)
01/28/2021 12:00
ASHLEY P
Have your arguments done any of these? Diverting the argument to unrelated issues with a red herring (Ignoratio elenchi) (Yes, you commonly avoid a challenge to your claims by changing the subject) Insulting someone's character (argumentum ad hominem, ( yes you have insulted me several times) Assume the conclusion of an argument, a kind of circular reasoning, also called "begging the question" (petitio principii) Making jumps in logic (non sequitur) Identifying a false cause and effect (post hoc ergo propter hoc) (Yes, you false cause often) Asserting that everyone agrees (argumentum ad populum, bandwagoning)(who cares about the popularity of the biased news...you do) Creating a "false dilemma" ("either-or fallacy") in which the situation is oversimplified Selectively using facts (card stacking) (Many of the claims about global warming and Covid use this failed logic) Making false or misleading comparisons (false equivalence and false analogy) (Yes, comparing me to rioters) Generalizing quickly and sloppily (hasty generalization)(Yes, you put me on a "side" with a "filter".)
01/29/2021 16:52
FIRSTLAST
anyone stupid enough to believe you can reverse programming of the human will, or the soul, by some bullshxx conversion progrmaming is the delusional one. Can you alter my drive to have sex. Heck no. It's never going to happen because it's part of my biology. The fact that I have absolutely no pleasure in the male anatomy except to beat the next guy in a pissing contest is just my stamp. What if the next guy has a different stamp? Did we create that stamp, or was it instilled in us at birth. And what if that stamp gives us mental stress and chaos all the hours and days of our lives? Now, the issue of sex orientation is hardly new, it's well documented in ancient history, and very culture. Just because Babylon was this amazing cultural center and had advanced writings, created the story which was known as the Noah's ark story which was picked up by all three world religions and passed down their story records, doesn't mean it was a total sin city. It was probably like your munich, New York City, Shanghai, Mumbai, Paris, etc... There are going to be cultural sub sects of all these cultures, cities, and nations . The only constant over all this history and world order is that the sexual identity issue was always there, albeit a small percentage. And I think that constant has to do with the raw science, that the DNA stamp on the indivdiual has this wiggle room for the chromosomes. If those chromosomes fall into the ambiguous category, who is to say that my cultural programming gives me any place to judge, condemn, segment, and ostracize what is not like me? Lets look at hunting Sasquatch in Eastern Oklahoma. The sasquatch has a long record of being in the plains. They are in the highlands of Texas, they are all over the bush country of America in your remaining Boreal forests, like Central Oregon to Yukon and all points in between. We have a lot of biological data and reason from ancient Indian culture to know this is not myth, but a creature which is mammal, which nurses young just like we humans, and which is fiercely protective of its space. They are also masters at outthinking their foes, and likely one of the most highly develped animal species, or humanoid species that ever lived because they have managed to survive in a rugged locale, avoid detection, and continue to propagate despite modern civilization which has decimated most of the wild. Why would we "justify" ostracizing and hunting a fellow mammal species? I see no difference in this hunt prey conundrum of kill or discriminate just becaues we can. It is all against God's law and morally has zero defensibility. You can not morally discriminate against a fellow human and honor the commandments. You cannot find the example in any of Jesus teachings to treat the dis-respected with shunning, isolation, discrimination. Do you not understand he didn't come to earth to save the rich and the arrogant? It is harder for them to enter the kingdom of heaven than to pass through the eye of a needle (to paraphrase). Side note. my born again Sis in law, is one of the most hyprocritical double standard lowest forms of humans I have had the pleasure to know. Her brother is a life gay identity and a exceptional person, has risen very high in life, and has a super personality. I really identify with her brother far more than her, and I really can''t stand hypocrite Christians who apply their double identity rules all day long. When my mother passed, she and her daughter came to just suck up the goodies of the heirlooms. That daughter stole one of my most valued historical records of my mothers side of the family which had zero interest to these people. It was of a different lineage than theirs. Tell me why I should suffer these arrogant hypocrites with their constant efforts to "control" any element of society they have a huge prejudice against? Don't even get me started. There is a law a whole lot higher than your 2nd amendment free speech, or your first amendment gun rights, and that is your right to be not segmented based on your faith, your sex, or your race. This is why the Republican party just needs to die. It is a dinosaur driven by rascism, and doomed to create mistrust and hatred. It's very foundation is a lie. It's core principal is to defy the constitution's core focus in a nation that is the only one in the world to claim to embrace that as the foremost element.
01/29/2021 17:55
ASHLEY P
Do you care to know about your logical fallacies? Your response above begins with them. Google "straw man argument". Google "hasty generalization". Google "appeal to emotion". Learn to identify erroneous arguments. It will help you TREMENDOUSLY.
01/29/2021 17:56
ASHLEY P
You and I agree, conversion is fake science. How could anyone ever think that gender can be changed? I'd love to have a logical discussion with you...
01/29/2021 19:27
ASHLEY P
When you intentionally crashed your truck and trailers in the mountains of Tennessee near the Mississippi river killing those ANTIFA members you were hauling to pose as Trump supporters at the Capital riot, were you high on cocaine or meth? (How many logical fallacies can you find?)
02/03/2021 12:51
ASHLEY P
Wake up. Censorship is dangerous. The left has lost their minds.
02/03/2021 14:29
ASHLEY P
Hello? Have you seen this one?
02/05/2021 10:56
ASHLEY P
You're getting behind in your bias homework. :) Here's an article that was difficult to read because of the straw man arguments, but when I got to the lies about AOC it was time to provide you a link and point out the bias. Read and see. Recall that AOC lied about her day at the Capital.
02/23/2021 11:18
ASHLEY P
Have you heard about media bias? Why do the leftists promote bias?
02/26/2021 14:29
ASHLEY P
Media bias: When a conservative uses science against a leftist, the media calls it "an attack on transgender people".
03/01/2021 12:54
ASHLEY P
Media bias. Garbage journalism. Straight outta Chicago.
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