KnewBee

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  1. Declaration: "Failed Campaign promise Emergency!"
  2. Great! Set calling for a National Emergency as standard practice when policy cannot get approved. The precedent will be crippling... BTW, there is no national emergency. Post presidency, Trump should write a book called "The Art of No Deal" or "The Art of Inability to Negotiate" Winning!
  3. Please explain "hateful questioning"?
  4. Your unsubstantiated fears are concerning. Fear is a powerful tool, Just let go.
  5. 13 Feb update "It’s a wall that people aren’t going through very easy. You’d have to be in extremely good shape to get over this one. They would be able to climb Mt. Everest a lot easier, I think." "The wall is very very, on its way," he said. "It’s happening as we speak. We’re building as we speak in the most desperately needed areas. And It’s a big wall. It’s a strong wall." The one thing the "wall" is, is a constant source of laughter.
  6. Representative Omar's questioning was on point. U.S. involvement in South and Central America has been less than above board to say the least. The questions posed were relevant to the topic and had nothing to do with anti anything. To suggest that this line of questioning somehow has a religious component (Jew v Muslim) is ignorant and says more about the opinion of the poster than it does about the House Foreign Affairs Committee members question.
  7. The oligarch money pouring in is not confined to GOP recipients. Exceptional article in the Atlantic: "Russian-Style Kleptocracy Is Infiltrating America When the U.S.S.R. collapsed, Washington bet on the global spread of democratic capitalist values—and lost." Way long, but closing paragraph provided to pique interest... "...The Founders were concerned that venality would become standard procedure, and it has. Long before suspicion mounted about the loyalties of Donald Trump, large swaths of the American elite—lawyers, lobbyists, real-estate brokers, politicians in state capitals who enabled the creation of shell companies—had already proved themselves to be reliable servants of a rapacious global plutocracy. Richard Palmer was right: The looting elites of the former Soviet Union were far from rogue profiteers. They augured a kleptocratic habit that would soon become widespread. One bitter truth about the Russia scandal is that by the time Vladimir Putin attempted to influence the shape of our country, it was already bending in the direction of his."
  8. Have a 2015 Outback and stand all the time, especially to relieve myself through the drive. Very stable for my near 6 ft 220 lb self. Was hurrying to get away from a road and out of sight, bursting at the seems. Stood up, started the flow and trolling rod doubled over with a 44 inch Gar. Needless to say, I sat down real quick like...
  9. Nice! Last Friday got on some crappie and one 11 inch yellow perch. The white ones have been elusive and I prefer them for tacos.
  10. After cleaning my fish, I will use the filleted skins to rub down and clean my life vest. Nah, bout twice a year, usually when cleaning the yak, I will use a nylon bristle brush and the warm soapy water in the bucket (dish soap or laundry detergent) to give it a good scrub. Rinse well and hang to dry.
  11. 7 months in Iraq and 2 yrs in Afghanistan. The linguists (Terps) and local troops, police, Civilian Mine Reduction Group pers were my closest experience with the culture. Half of the many (terps) I worked with were locals, other half (cleared) were Americans doing a job. Learned a lot from them about the culture. Incest was never mentioned and I do not think it was a "thing". Spent some time at University of Nebraska Omaha attending an Afghan culture course (taught mostly by American Afghans who had been naturalized) and incest was never brought up. Whole slew of cultural differences, but similar to what we have here in our great nation.
  12. For many, many, many years, the Intelligence community served me extremely well. Would even go as far as to say they saved my life several times. The agents I worked with (variety of three letter agencies, in various theaters) were beyond reproach, trusted them implicitly. Trust is earned. Conjecture, conspiracy and rumor is, well, just that. Any Day Now, maybe even this week!
  13. never said such a thing and the "people" have changed so many times, I can't imagine which you refer to?
  14. Yawn.
  15. What, falling for fake news? No, most that I spent time with were illiterate, so they couldn't read the fake news.