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I am old and I'm Tired
I am old and I'm Tired
This should be required reading.
By Robert A. Hall
Except for one semester in college when jobs were scarce and a six-month period when I was between jobs, but job-hunting every day, I've worked hard since I was 18. Despite some health challenges, I still put in 50-hour weeks, and haven't called in sick in seven or eight years. I make a good salary, but I didn't inherit my job or my income, and I worked to get where I am. Given the economy, there's no retirement in sight, and I'm tired. Very tired.
I'm tired of being told that I have to "spread the wealth" to people who don't have my work ethic. I'm tired of being told the government will take the money I earned, by force if necessary, and give it to people too lazy to earn it.
I'm tired of being told that Islam is a "Religion of Peace," when every day I can read dozens of stories of Muslim men killing their sisters, wives and daughters for their family "honor"; of Muslims rioting over some slight offense; of Muslims murdering Christian and Jews because they aren't"believers;" of Muslims burning schools for girls; of Muslims stoning teenage rape victims to death for "adultery;" of Muslims mutilating the genitals of little girls; all in the name of Allah, because the Qur'an and Shari??? law tells them to.
I'm tired of being told that, out of "tolerance for other cultures," we must let Saudi Arabia use our oil money to fund mosques and madrassah Islamic schools to preach hate in America and Canada , while no American nor Canadian group is allowed to fund a church, synagogue or religious school in Saudi Arabia to teach love and tolerance.
I'm tired of being told I must lower my living standard to fight global warming, which no one is allowed to debate.
I'm tired of being told that drug addicts have a disease, and I must help support and treat them, and pay for the damage they do. Did a giant germ rush out of a dark alley, grab them, and stuff white powder up their noses while they tried to fight it off?
I'm tired of hearing wealthy athletes, entertainers and politicians of both parties talking about innocent mistakes, stupid mistakes or youthful mistakes, when we all know they think their only mistake was getting caught. I'm tired of people with a sense ofentitlement, rich or poor.
I'm real tired of people who don't take responsibility for their lives and actions. I'm tired of hearing them blame the government, or discrimination or big-whatever for their problems.
Yes, I'm damn tired . But I'm also glad to be 83, because, mostly, I'm not going to have to see the world these people are making. I'm just sorry for my granddaughters and grandson.
Robert A. Hall is a Marine Vietnam veteran who served five terms in the Massachusetts State Senate.
There is no way this will be widely publicized, unless each of us sends it on! This is your chance to make a difference.
"I'm 83 and I'm tired." If you don't forward this you are part of the problem.
I’m old and I'm Tired
More clear obstruction from the Whitehouse
Well here we are again, this looked like a trial for a mafioso. Talk about a private gag order. This is a complete obstruction, where does he get to have executive privilege to not answer the questions put to him. Yet no one on the right wants to hear the truth, this obstruction of the TRUTH is fine with them, fine with the corruption, all the while toting the comment to drain the swamp, really...
What should we do about Iran???
Think about this:
The bone spur in Cheif. And there isn't a peep from the peanut gallery except if Trump was a Democrat such an offence and he/she would have been regarded as coward and traitor. The question begged is when is he going to pack up and go???
Kavanaugh accused of more unwanted sexual contact by former classmate: rep
We knew he was dirty and trump would not let the FBI investigate properly.
Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh was hit with another accusation of unwanted sexual contact by a male classmate who said he witnessed Kavanaugh expose himself and press his genitals against a woman without her consent.
The New York Times reported Saturday that the latest allegation, which has until now not been public, was reported to the FBI during Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation process last year but was not investigated by the FBI.
In the Times report, two FBI officials told the newspaper that a Yale classmate of Kavanaugh's, D.C.-based nonprofit owner Max Stier, said that he had witnessed Kavanaugh expose himself at a party before other students pushed Kavanaugh's genitals into the hand of a female student, apparently without her consent.
The Hill has reached out to the Supreme Court for comment.
Stier did not speak publicly about the story, according to the Times, but two U.S. officials reportedly corroborated his account to the FBI with the newspaper.
The allegation is the latest to be made public in a list of accusations of unwanted sexual contact or sexual assault that Kavanaugh has faced since he was first nominated to the Supreme Court by President Trump.
Despite a tumultuous confirmation process culminating in emotional testimony from both Kavanaugh and one of his accusers, Christine Blasey Ford, he was eventually confirmed to the court in a narrow Senate vote.
Kavanaugh has denied all of the allegations that he has faced, calling them politically motivated, and declined to answer questions about Stier's allegations to the Times on Saturday.
Trump Having Secret Conversations With Putin Is A Threat To National Security...PERIOD
The topic has come up, that there are protocols for presidential discussions with foreign entities, especially adversaries. When Trump was criticized early on for insisting on secrecy, the only defense in his favor was that Obama talked to Putin alone for a few minutes so it was okay.
There are dozens of good reasons why every minute of discussions between the president and adversarial leaders need to be 100% monitored and transcribed, which they are supposed to be. This prevents a foreign leader from claiming our president said something he did not, promises, commitments, threats, bribes, whatever, he needs witnesses.
Trump has had multiple conversations with Putin that he didn't even disclose, we have no idea what was said. Then we have found out about them through Russian press, which is Putin's propaganda machine, Putin says what he wants to say. Trump says conversations were meaningless when we find out about one, then the Russian press makes claims about conversations and involvements that are definitely more than nothing. We can assume that conversations with dictators are conversations with liars who could easily be believed to lie about what the president says. But then we have a president that quite frankly can't be believed for a second when he tries to relay his side of a conversation, which leaves us with a dire need for 100% monitored conversations.
Now we have a whistle blower complaint that is marked urgent, must be dealt with as soon as possible. National security is not a time for obstructing serious complaints that involve national security, disturbing promises made. It is ridiculous to think someone is going to jeopardize their career over something silly, and impossible to believe that the Intelligence Inspector General is going to validate something as urgent that is not. Laws are there for a reason, and those involving national security and the intelligence community are more serious than most.
Unsolicited dickpics, there is an app for that
52% of women in this country have received unsolicited images of penises sent to their phones. A 28 year old woman developed an AI application that detects the offensive images and blurs them out. To achieve this she encouraged men to send her pictures of penises. The application ended up blurring images of... you guessed it! Donald Trump.
Earlier this month, after waking up to find an unwelcome dick pic in her Twitter account’s DMs, web developer Kelsey Bressler, 28, co-created an AI filter she claims is capable of preventing over 95% of sexually explicit images from reaching her inbox.
To test the filter, Bressler solicited pictures of male genitalia en masse, receiving hundreds to the trial account @ShowYoDiq, “for science”.
(Bressler is unsure of the exact final number of volunteer pics because she is still processing them manually and many respondents jokingly messaged her pictures of President Trump, which she must now weed out).
Gun buy back.
So first of all, how can gov buy back what they never had? LOL! It's called confiscation.
But mainly, the serial killers I know have said that they probably won't participate in that. Just say'in!
Democrat Jerry Nadler just ‘perverted the impeachment process’
Levin: Jerry Nadler just ‘perverted the impeachment process’
Thursday on the radio, LevinTV host Mark Levin ripped the House Democrats, in particular, House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., for disregarding the rules of the impeachment process and proceeding to investigate President Trump without the consent of the full chamber.
“Now the way an impeachment proceeding is supposed to work, ladies and gentlemen, and keep this in mind, is that impeachment is so serious that it’s supposed to involve the broader body politic. The House of Representatives in toto, not a committee of the House of Representatives conducting a so-called impeachment inquiry, impeachment investigation, impeachment probe — they’ve used all these words,” Levin said. “It’s one committee that voted today, by a simple majority. All Democrats yes, all Republicans no. The way it’s supposed to work is there is a formal vote for impeachment proceedings — not the impeachment of the president, but proceedings — authorizing the House Judiciary Committee … to conduct its investigation. That did not happen. So the very people who claim to care about the Constitution could care less about tradition, precedent, and process.”
Levin added that in addition to being a taxpayer-funded Democrat campaign strategy, it’s also an intimidation tactic.
“This is the Democrat Party that has hijacked the House of Representatives, perverted the impeachment process, and is using your taxpayer dollars to burden the president, to undermine his administration, and to advance their political agenda — that’s all it is,” Levin said.
“This is a kangaroo phony court, that’s what it is! These are politicians. Some of them are the most left-wing kooks that you could imagine. They don’t represent the American people. That’s why this is a farce, a sham. That’s why you don’t just do this in a committee setting.”
These people are doing more damage to America than all the terrorist of 911 plus.
Full disclosure. I didn’t watch all of the hearing of some teenagers ripping congress because they’re anxiety levels are through the roof because they are all gonna die because of climate change. Frankly I turned the hearing off because it’s so pitiful. First; shame on the left for terrifying the kids. Secondly; shame on the parents for allowing the left to do this. These dumbass kids are actually convinced that OAC is right about the world ending in 12 years. I wonder if any of these kids are willing to quit buying everything produced by fossil fuels?
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