Monday, August 8, 2022

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  1. Anthony says:

    Did you know that nasturtiums are edible? I’ve prettied up many a salad with them

  2. swanspirit says:

    I have yet to try that. They are really pretty, and eating flowers has to be good for you!.

  3. Miranda says:

    Update: The surgeons say that Dad’s surgery went well and that there has been some improvement. Hospital PT had him up and walking a little the afternoon after surgery. I’m assuming he’ll be moved to a rehab facility after some additional heal time. Everything else will depend on how well he does there. Thanks for the prayers and well-wishes.

  4. DeniseVB says:

    • SHV says:

      “Customer:”Meat just keeps getting more expensive”
      Butcher: “Actually, prices have been coming down”
      I read about six months ago that was likely to happen The rising costs of livestock feed, fuel, etc. makes it cost prohibitive to maintain livestock herds, therefore there will be a transient excess of meat as herds are reduced. Prices will then increase significantly and if sanity returns to the govt., it will take years to restore livestock production back to “normal”.

      The “Build Back Better” energy costs will be seen this fall in food prices, estimates of 20-30% increases. Best case, if that happens, it will be major increases in Sept.-Oct. before midterms; a major shock is needed, if it continues to be “boiling frogs” then we are truly screwed.

    • 1539days says:

      A Nobel Prize in microloans in developing countries. Keith Olbermann knows more about agriculture prices than Paul Krugman.

  5. DeniseVB says:

    I believe in spoiling our pets rotten, but not giving them their own t.v. rotten, whoa 😀

    • taw46 says:

      How often do they have to replace that tv after the dog jumps all over it?

    • Somebody says:

      One of my dachshunds watches TV, but I would never let her jump on it and scratch it😬

      My dachshund will bark at dogs on commercials sometimes. My fave response was to a Jax Jaguar commercial with an actual leaping, roaring jaguar. Poor thing wet herself and took cover😟 I felt like a terrible mommy. That was the first time we realized she watches TV.

      She prefers movies, especially spy type movies. She tolerates my rom-coms, but will often tire of them and find something else to do. She doesn’t care for war movies, but she’ll curl up with dad for a good spy movie or the occasional mystery or drama movie with me.

      I know she can’t understand them, but it’s funny what her “tastes” are. She even fidgets or stands up to watch during suspenseful parts🤣 We assume it’s the soundtrack, but it’s cute.

      The other dachshund hasn’t ever shown an interest.

      • elliesmom says:

        Ellie likes to watch the Puppy Bowl and anything with horses.

        • votermom says:

          Guilty! We block off the tv with a coffee table and laundry baskets because doggeh gets too excited when his favorite shows come on. – animals and Sumo wrestling.
          He used to bark in excitement but we tell him to get a toy so it’s squeak squeak squeak the whole time!

      • taw46 says:

        That’s cute that she prefers certain movies. Our dogs don’t watch anything. I have tried showing videos on the iPad to our Pomeranian, but she has no interest in them.

      • Miranda says:

        Back in the early 90’s, one of our then kittens would try to play Zelda with us 🙂 It wasn’t great for the TV, but he was so cute leaping straight into the air, that we didn’t do much about it. Plus, the TV was one of those solid monsters, not a delicate flatscreen.
        More recently, we had one who liked ice skating, and my remaining cat, enjoys watching people paint on Instagram.

    • Mt.Laurel says:

      Well the cats love figure skating, especially pairs and dancing, and have been know to be interested in tennis and golf. but they usually sit and watch with a minimum of batting at the screen and they do not get their own TV to destroy . One likes to play games on an old tablet but she is very gentle. Now bird video on you tube can only be watched online in the presence of an adult human. They go nuts.

      I did have cats when I was young that adored the space shots. The animations were even more popular.

  6. helenk3 says:

    the new science

  7. lyn5 says:

    The photo today could have been taken in hubby’s mom’s yard. Thanks for the memory, Denise! ❤

  8. helenk3 says:

    Solomon Island president did not attend WW2 memorial service. he just signed a pact with
    China. this is serious.

    did not want to antagonize China

    brought these forward. hope my gut feeling is an overreaction

  9. helenk3 says:

    one thing we must understand about China, they think long-term, 80 – 100 years ahead. we do not

  10. helenk3 says:

    I read something about this last week. could be another Chernobyl

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  16. taw46 says:

    She lost her home and possessions when Anne Heche crashed into it, setting it ablaze. Luckily, she was able to escape with her 2 dogs and a tortoise. They have already raised over $76.000 for her.

    • DeniseVB says:

      100K won’t be enough to rebuild in LA, but I’m sure Ms. Heche will be contributing not only to the re-building fund, but mega emotional $upport too.

      • taw46 says:

        She didn’t own the house. I believe it was her landlords that started the fundraiser for her, since she lost all of her possessions. She is well-loved by her neighbors and friends. And yes, I think Ms. Heche will be contributing quite a bit to this rebuilding.

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  18. lateblum says:

    So sad to learn that Olivia Newton-John has died.

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  20. helenk3 says:

    RIP Olivia Newton John.
    having 3 teenage daughters, I saw the movie Grease so many times I think I still know the lines

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  22. Mothy67 says:

    Charlie Kirk says FBI just raided Mar-a-Lago
    Anyone have info

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  26. DandyTIger says:

    Watch the Dems “win” big in the midterms.

  27. taw46 says:

    I have been out all afternoon. Just got home and saw the news. I am so mad! Is there no stopping this bs??? Republicans in Congress should be speaking out against this.

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    • Somebody says:

      Won’t work, it will have the opposite effect.

      It has personally motivated me to register as a democrat so I can vote 10 times and vote on behalf of all my dead relatives.

  30. Somebody says:

    John Solomon is reporting his sources are telling him this raid was carried out by the Washington DC field office, NOT by Florida agents.

    Two investigations out of DC office revolving around Trump, 1-6 and national archives. Sources are saying this is in regard to supposed classified documents taken to Mar-A-Lago.

    Trump should have used bleach bit and hammers🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄

  31. DandyTIger says:

    • DandyTIger says:

      Response to that twitter won’t let me link or copy:
      “Ironically, this development makes Trump running more likely. He should declare his candidacy immediately and stay on the offensive daily.

      If he shows any weakness he’ll end up behind bars for the rest of his life (or dead). They won’t let him just go away.”

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  42. helenk3 says:

    what will the dem benedicts do next use an umbrella with ricin????

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  46. DandyTIger says:

    Wild theory: China fears Trump even more than Dems. What if they ordered this by saying do it or we’ll take Taiwan.

    • taw46 says:

      That wouldn’t surprise me either. Nothing does anymore. Gone are the days when I would say, I can’t believe this is happening in our country. I have to believe it now, it is everyday. Everyday crazy, evil stuff.

    • lyn5 says:

      I tweeted that Russia and China own the White House–or something like that.

  47. DandyTIger says:

    Wondering how hard it is to relocate to the Caribbean

    • taw46 says:

      If you can’t get there, come down to Key West. We’re so far away, it will be a long time before they get around to us. At least that’s what I’m hoping. 😉

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    • taw46 says:

      I feel so bad for the Trump family. They didn’t ask for any of this. None of us could have predicted what was done to Trump and his family since the escalator ride in 2015. We are all living a nightmare, especially the Trump family.

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  52. helenk3 says:

    when the video becomes available it is a must see. Mark Levin on Hannity about the raid on Trump’s house

  53. votermom says:

    I’ve been under a rock and just found out about the raid 10 minutes ago.
    I feel like throwing up.

  54. DandyTIger says:

    • taw46 says:

      I don’t think they care. Who is going to call them out on it? Not the spineless republican leadership, not the press. And certainly not the dem voters, most of them are giddy about it all.

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  56. helenk3 says:

    VDH is on fire on Laura Ingrim’s show.
    MUST SEE video when available

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  58. helenk3 says:

    piss boys did not notify the Florida AG of raid.

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  60. Constance says:

    Wow. What a bunch of pathetic fools. Don’t they realize they are setting new precedents? I mean this Biden regime are a bunch of clowns and they don’t seem to have the slightest awareness that they are fools.

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  63. Constance says:

    From Brian Cates Telegram page. Brian says that today is the day that Senator Grassley demanded the DOJ and FBI turn over to him and his committee a pile of records and documents related to the Hunter Biden laptop and exactly who at the FBI was in charge of investigating it. So now the raid makes more sense. It’s a media distraction. Completely outrageous but a distraction by desperate people.

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  67. Anthony says:

    Chinese curse: May you live in interesting times”
    Makes you wonder how much they can do

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  73. helenk3 says:

    saw a clip where a guest slipped and said the whole reason for this raid was to indict Trump and make it so he can never hold public office again. I do believe this

  74. helenk3 says:

    now Russia gives us the finger. how the dems have weakened this country .

  75. lyn5 says:

    • lyn5 says:

      Dan Schwartz @Dan_Schwartz

      Nope: This is part of the same strategy used by Dems to support the farthest right candidate in the primaries, such as Illinois Gov. Prickster spending $30 million on ads to pick his GOP opponent.

      • lateblum says:

        And now you should see the dirty ads against Darren Bailey, the “winner” of the primary. Putzker is sleazy, slimy, deceitful and will probably be re-elected to maintain his dictatorship here.

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    • taw46 says:

      We talked about this on our Zoom call. You can’t trust the Republicans, only a few of them speak out or stick together. We know that this would not happen, if they had spoken out from the beginning. That would have stopped the persecution of Trump and his family/friends. Most of it, anyway.

  78. lyn5 says:

    Roger Severino @RogerSeverino_

    An FBI raid over Presidential Records Act compliance is quite the horse for the DOJ to bet its institutional reputation on. Especially when Hillary admitted to setting up a private e-mail server for government comms and deleted it all, but got away scot free. 1/

    Biden must immediately order DOJ to disclose the full warrant application and DOJ must within two weeks indict or publicly close the case. You don’t raid a president’s home to go fishing for evidence, but only to get the final pieces needed to prosecute. /2

    But given this DOJ’s abominable track record, it will likely announce nothing for the next year and 1/2 (but will selectively leak) and keep a cloud over Trump that will inflict maximum political damage. /3
    10:30 PM · Aug 8, 2022·

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    Margo is listing them.

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    A blast from the past with Obummer …

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