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First, she brought education and opportunity to Sevierville, where thousands are now employed, creating educational opportunities and scholarships, and kicked off massive investments in what was a very poor area.
12 South is a booming area! 10-15 years ago you could buy a house there for well under $100,000 No more. I started eating in the area when Albert's, a soul food restaurant, was the only restaurant in the neighborhood. My new favorite place to eat the past several years in the 12 South area is called Edley's. I take one of my dogs there for lunch on their outdoor deck. They supply water bowls for fur kids too. He likes their fish platter a lot :-)
Y'all are blinded by your obsession."
Sure. Someone is always "blinded" by something.
We are blinded by are obsession with holding him accountable for his crimes.
You seem to be obsessed with blinding yourself what has really happened
What is your excuse?
No man is above the law.
I'm very disturbed by recent events of worldwide deludges and wildfires. I'm in my 60's, so I might outlive this.
But I told my 20 something year old son , if the Apocalypse comes, go back to your Mother's people in the Philippines and get with your cousins. If the need be, they still know how to go primitive. He started to wave it off, but then I interjected. You can become a tribal chieftain with 8 wives and dozens of concubines...He began to muse.
Had to give him a motivator.
It is also possible that Covid was spread to his father by an asymptomatic vaccinated person.
True or False?
#1 | POSTED BY FSUKNOWIT A
I think you gave it to him.
"We're gonna need a lot more people [to step up], otherwise we will find that just like Hungary, just like Philippines, just like Turkey, that as a democracy, we are not inevitable, that we could fail and it'll take the best of us to save us from the worst of us."
If these people are indeed frightened they deserve it, and it is the very least their country can do for them.
I'm confused, he sounds like a perfect Republican if he wasn't just so darn Black.
Let's be real here.
They should broadcast the live audio from his hospital bed, like he's just doing his normal show.
That might help some of his audience get vaccinated.
"It seems that many of the Texas policies were put in place to try and prevent health care collapse rather than trying to prevent transmission."
If their power grid is any indication, then Texas made the right call there.
Plus, it's Texas. In Texas, "Some things are more important than living."
Cuba does not allow "small enterprises setup by the Cuban people" to sell to tourists or allow "successful middle classes" to exist. embargos didnt crush that, communism did.
Cuba also doesn't allow the rich to "take their wealth and leave Cuba". the "Rich Cuban Americans" you met likely came here with nothing and built succcessful lives.
No the embargos haven't worked but why don't you listen to the Cubans instead of suggesting we do EXACTLY what the corrupt fascist Cuban dictatorship wants us to do?
"Y'all are blinded by your obsession."
Yes we are obsessed with obeying the absolutely proven true will of the people not the wannabe dictator. Et Al has lost all credibility on this site in this one thread. Nothing he posts in the future will have any validity.
And thank you Et Al, putting me in that list with Twin Pac is a great honor but I do question why Gal Tuesday wasn't include too.
I may not be a legal scholar but I do know right from wrong. Wannabe dictators fall into the wrong category though Et Al doesn't seem smart enough to understand that.
Data? No. But I do work remotely with about 200 other techs and engineers. None have a desire to go back to the office. Then their are my friends, and all those working remotely aren't complaining, (quite the opposite) and those who aren't, wish they could
This article seems more like sour grapes by someone who wants to ruin it for the rest of us.
And $268 in expense is a big deal? What is that prorated and compared against commuting costs and incidentals incurred when being away from home
Nope. I call Shenanigans on this marketing firms survey
"Y'all are blinded by your obsession."
It's a good bet that Trump put the same kind of pressure on Barr that he put on Donoghue. It could explain his resignation so close to the end of Trump's term:
Bill Barr Quit. What Finally Spooked Him?
What a waste. She should have spent that money for a rocket ride into space. That's what all the cool rich folks are doing these days.
Boaz, if you don't like the rules, you're free to change the channel.
Oh, I dont watch the "woke" olympics anymore.
But women are the ones getting crapped on here..
Dolly is an exemplary example of how to celebrate white southern culture without being an ignorant racist pig.
And her music is pretty good too!
The first time she heard Houston's version of her song, she had to pull over to avoid crashing her car because she was so overwhelmed.Dolly Parton - Soul Sister. Who'd ever thunk it? Bless you Dolly for your lifetime of great works for all Americans.
Evidently, the only thing bigger than your ...errr, talent, is your humongous loving heart.
Trump and his supporters are beyond redemption. They are lost causes and should not be engaged in conversation.
That phone call was perfect. At least thats what he kept yelling.
Like how corona was gonna disappear the day after Biden got elected...
fwiw... didn't fmr Pres Trump say a similar thing in a phone call with the Ukraine President?
Fmr Pres Trump asked the Ukraine President to announce an investigation into Hunter Biden, not actually do the investigation, just announce it.
Is a pattern emerging?
It's amazing how people desperately need a gun to protect themselves but don't actually know where it is.
A car antenna would be more useful.
Good tips by Miranda7, but that's not really the subject at hand here.
The Republican Party of 2021 has gotten so far out of what we used to call the mainstream that they feel a sense of entitlement, driven by extreme hostility, which itself is rooted in fear, to intimidate their fellow citizens and take matters into their own hands to undo the will of the people. And its leaders are either egging them on (Kevin McCarthy, Lauren Boebert, Marjorie Taylor Green, Louie Gohmert, Rand Paul etc.) or incapable of returning them to something approximating sanity (McConnell). I have little in common politically with Liz Cheney or Adam Kinzinger, but at least they're taking a principled stand in defense of American democracy.
@#1 ... They managed to call it a magazine. ...
Yeah, that's what "airport officials" called it.
But for me the crazy part is this excerpt...
... Cawthorn, whose spokesman responded to questions July 30 saying he brought the gun by mistake ...
Didn't he know he was bringing along a firearm with him? His excuse about packing the wrong bag doesn't hold water for me, he should be far more aware of and careful with his gun(s).
Denver airport is one of my favorite US airports.
"Fittest" is not physical (or even mental) fitness, but how well "fitted" a species is to the environment it inhabits.
Wait, now they're suddenly worried about candidates with financial problems, domestic abuse issues or a questionable background?
They whitewashed Trump FFS! LOL
He declares fealty to Trump as Trump endorses his opponent. A perfect metaphor for the cult.
Forget what the brainwashed cultists think. They're still staggering around in a daze.
A hand written note by DOJ attorney Donoghue in real time is pure evidentiary gold.
Of course, this puts Barr in a tricky position. Will he lie to the FBI about why he didn't come forth with this damning information immediately? Or will he do his usual fancy dance around the question to protect his own butt?
#9 They're going to scream against the spending and say it doesn't create jobs or improve the economy.
And then quietly try to direct it to their districts to create jobs and improve the economy.
Just like they did with the ARRA.
To argue with the Trump Cult members in this thread is just sort of unnecessary. They can't even convince themselves with such damning evidence revealed, they really just appear delusional today. I almost, but not quite, feel sorry for them. My advice Cultists, just make up a new sock puppet name and get on with your life because there is no recovery from this total embarrassment your poor things are enduring today.
Another hot, frothy lather being whipped up.
#12 | POSTED BY BELLRINGER
Another scandalous piece of information dug up that you sycophantic ------- will ignore. Because you're cultists, not political followers.
Republicans and Conservatives: You had your choice of several rock solid conservative with proven track records. Instead, you chose a former Clinton supporting Democrat, Manhattan limousine liberal, tiny handed vulgarian, sexual predatory, corrupt con-man, multiple bankruptcy, phony, fake, game show host. Nobody made you do it. You did it freely. Now the country has to deal with the fallout of what you fell for. It was voting fraud. You voted for a fraud. I would hope you would've learned, but the hope is misguided because you never seem to learn anything that benefits the country.
@#20 ... This was a coup attempt. ...
It certainly is looking that way.
And it starts to explain a lot more of why Leader McCarthy, Rep Jordan and others are so eager to attempt to derail the Jan 6 investigation. Rep Jordan reluctantly admitted on FoxNews that he had conversations with fmr Pres Trump on Jan 6.
Jordan acknowledges talking to Trump on Jan. 6
..."No. I mean on Jan. 6, congressman?" Baier asked again.
Does fmr Pres Trump saying, "leave the rest to me and the R congressmen" indicate that he already has had conversations with some GOP Congressfolk about an insurrection attempt?
Why else would he make such a statement?
Oh please... China has been nuked up for decades now. It's the only thing the US respects.
Besides... some of the "old money families" in the US made their fortunes via the Chinese opium trade... which was one of the things that led to the Chinese revolution and the communist takeover. They have an understandably jaundiced view of capitalism.
The slave labor thing... if that is what it is... all things being relative... is a mixed bag. China is no longer among the "starving nations" of the world.
China needs to be viewed through its own 7,000-year-old lens.
#3 It matters because America has not yet achieved energy independence.
Another hot, frothy lather being whipped up.
Yeah, sedition and insurrection kinda does that to believers in US law and the Constitution.
Supporters of fmr Pres Trump won't care...
Already evident in this thread.
What a crock.
#14 | POSTED BY SNIPER
Prove your point, trumpian loser. What other president was more corrupt, even by half?
None, that's who. Why don't you simply admit it and stop being such a loser?
@#14 ... What a crock. ...
Which part do you think is a crock?
1) Trump was probably the most corrupt President in U.S. history.
- or -
2) That will be his lasting legacy.
From what I've been seeing, both (1) and (2) may be correct.
The emerging evidence is providing substantial gravity to (1), giving credence to the forecast of (2).
In my view, we have only just started to see the body of evidence regarding the criminality and corruption of the Trump administration.
The sad part of this is that the Country has become so accustomed to the routine criminality of the Trump administration that this revelation will probably be little more than a passing headline among many similar headlines.
Supporters of fmr Pres Trump won't care because they seem to put Trump's anti-Democrat stance at a higher priority than the rule of the Constitution.
Should Walker proceed to run, he is all but guaranteed to face questions about his personal and financial decisions.
POSTED BY DOC_SARVIS
This is an issue for Republicans after Trump? Seems funny.
When I go to the store in my mask and get the side eye I tell the lookers my mask is an expression of my personal freedom. Gets the Okies to scratching their heads ...
They took everything learned from the beginning of the pandemic and decided to ignore it because it was learned in blue states.
Owning the libs...to the death...literally.
I am all out of ---- to give.
Won't wear a mask.
Won't get the jab.
Won't stay home.
They are getting what they wanted.
Play stupid games, win stupid prizes.
Can't fix stupid.
It was inevitable that their ignorance and denial of reality catch up with them. It's a virus. It does not care about your ideology. It is using the ignorance of the qtards and the resulting divisions against us all.
I don't know about anyone else, but when I first heard about the Delta variant affecting vaccinated people, and put that together with all the mask mandates dropping across the US, the result was inevitable. I never stopped wearing a mask for that reason.
All Delta needed was a little bit of time and distribution was bound to change.
Delta didn't arise from vaccinated populations.
Its virulence being so muted in the vaccinated, along with those that refused to be vaccinated not wearing masks, created an inevitable dumpster fire.
Take a look at this map. See if you can figure out what's going on - and where the people that are vaccinated and those that aren't live:
Doesn't a higher viral load increase the odds of mutation prior to an immune response in the vaccinated?
#8 | POSTED BY FSUKNOWIT
It increases the odds of a variant being transmitted, but not formed, which is dependent on mutation rate of the viral polymerase and immune selection in that host.
Also, the response in a vaccinated individual is faster and more potent than a newly infected host who will take 2 weeks for a fully effective immune response to be mounted during which the virus is increasingly exposed to stronger and stronger selective pressures.
Does a higher initial viral load mean that because the body's immune system has a lot more to fend off from the get go there are better odds of serous illness?
#5 | POSTED BY AMERICANUNITY
Doesn't a higher viral load also imply higher likelihood that the infected are more likely to be symptomatic and more quickly?
#6 | POSTED BY SENTINEL
Both are inter-related and are a bit of a double edged sword.
More virus means a more robust activation of the immune system. This leads to a more robust inflammatory response.
More antigen means more activation/initiation of antibody and T cell responses. More viral RNA means more activation of cell intrinsic immunity and a better balanced/rounded response. This usually translates to better/higher antibody titers and memory formation.
However, all the above leads to faster onset of symptoms (this is being observed in delta infections with onset to symptoms at 4 days instead of 6 on average) and if balance is off and the response is too robust you get runaway inflammation, leading to more severe symptoms.
"Falls directly on the entire Republican Party"
I don't know about that
You can't blame leadership for how their "moron" constituents react to the messages they tailor and feed them
- - eb "never critique the ideology" erley
Yes, but what does that have to do with already vaccinated people who are skeptical about getting a booster anytime soon? Severe breakthrough infections remain "very rare".
#19 | Posted by sentinel
I haven't read or heard of anyone who's skeptical about getting a booster shot.
Just the vaccine hesitant/refuseniks
This prediction is a no brainer, is it not? It is not to be expected that a planet that went on tens or hundreds of thousand of years in perfect ecological balance with a few million humans could remain in balance with billions raping and polluting the planet.
But mother nature always wins. Her next virus may not be as benevolent as Covid.
Built with US dollars donated by Americans buying cheap Chinese crap made with slave and child labor.
China thanks the US!
#1 | Posted by tonyroma
I'm sure you've read about Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Milley's deep concerns about Trump using the military to stage a coup after invoking the Insurrection Act ...
A man like Gen. Milley wouldn't have been worried unless he had good reasons to be concerned.
According to the reporting, Trump spoke with the acting attorney general and his deputy, Richard Donoghue, on Dec. 27, pressing the officials on voter-fraud claims that the Justice Department already knew to be false. Donoghue reminded the then-president that the department could not help Trump change the election's outcome, but according to the lawyer's notes, the then-president said that wasn't what he was asking for.This is nothing more than a continuation of Impeachment Part 1. All of this falls directly upon the entire Republican Party who abdicated their constitutional responsibilities to continue to enable the sociopathy of a narcissistic imbecile who places his own needs and desires above all else - laws and Constitution be damned.
So if they come to your door with access to a life saving vaccine they are radical fascist... but if they come to your door asking you who you voted for .. they are patriots?
Like normal clear thinking Conservative Americans.
#9 | POSTED BY PHESTEROBOYLE
Seems like you're admitting there is a significant proportion of Conservative Americans and politicians who are abnormal, terrible thinkers...
I would think so.
Influenza R0 is 1-2. That's where SARS-CoV-2 has been up until now.
Small pox R0 is 3.5-6.
Chickenpox (Varicella Zoster) R0 is 10-12!
Higher viral loads = more virus per droplet/aerosol = higher dose to recipient = more likelihood of transmission.
Trump could do a PSA urging all Americans to get vaccinated. But he won't. And PhesterOBoyle knows why.
I feel sorry for the healthcare workers who have to risk their health to care for her and those like her.
"WHY pray tell did he initiate Operation Warp Speed?"
"Zed instead of doing the deflect and spin waltz, tell us WHY pray tell did he initiate Operation Warp Speed?"
Because it was a huge infusion of money to the pharmaceutical industry but now, ask youself, why hasn't he made speeches, even commercials telling his idiot supporters to go get vaccinated?
"Besides you, where are these people?
I can only know and believe what I see with my own eyes. All the Conservatives in my local circle of acquaintances have been vaccinated.
Zed instead of doing the deflect and spin waltz, tell us WHY pray tell did he initiate Operation Warp Speed?
normal clear thinking Conservative Americans.
#9 | POSTED BY PHESTEROBOYLE
Besides you, where are these people?
BTW my wife and I fought like hell to get the vaccine back in Febuary. 2nd Moderna in March.
If Trump discouraged the vaccine as some think, them WHY pray tell did he initiate Operation Warp Speed?
How many stories like hers need to be told before the morons of our nation start listening? This same scenario happens over and over again but the dummies still pretend that a vaccination is not a good thing for themselves. I don't like it that I am slowly losing compassion for them, this was an entirely preventable outcome but they preferred to listen to Trump instead of Fauci even though Trump got himself vaccinated back in December. Why don't they hate a guy that discouraged them from getting vaccinated while having himself vaccinated? I just don't understand that level of stupidity.
Speaking of which, 200 "Pro-life" GOP Congressmen wrote a letter to the Supreme Court seeking a ruling on a Mississippi abortion case, urging them to overturn Roe vs Wade.
Most of those GOP Congressmen are anti-mask and anti-vaccine - measures that would save countless lives over the coming months - railing about 'freedom.' ---- morons
"The fact that I am here now, I am furious with myself," she told CNN between deep, deliberate breaths. "Because I was not vaccinated."
You saw it was a brick wall, people told you it was a brick wall, you saw what running into brick walls does to other people.
Dearie, given your behavior if this particular brick wall doesn't kill you the next one will.
Here in Okiehomie folks try to pull a stunt like this and they eventually are greeted at a front door by Mr. Mossberg, pointed at them by some housewife who is thinking she finally caught that neighborhood porch pirate...
My area of Texas has a 30% vaccination rate. That 30% literally covers the local Democratic voting population. No joke.
COVID is a Red disease because the Reds are willing it upon themselves.
The local hospitals are filling up with Trumpites. Right now, just as I write this, local intubations of Trump's morons are becoming exponential. Unless more Trump Hillbillies see Biden's $100 vaccination incentive as beer money, a lot of them are going to die.
I care about the true innocents they will take to the grave with them. To be honest, I don't really care about these disease vectors anymore.
Can't fix stupid.
The anti-vax moms in the neighborhood can all get together and have a Covid party, like they did in earlier years, to get all their kids infected with chickenpox. Serve drinks, brie with crackers and watch that dreamy Hugh Laurie on "House". And in a couple of weeks, the first attendee to be admitted to the ER wins Covid bingo. Their prize is the nicest little wake after their funeral...
Hey right wing Republicans come to my door and ask those questions....I dare you. You will get your head handed to you in a basket. Cowards like today's Republicans deserve no respect, no toleration. They need to be chased off the street with the fear of a beat down that they deserve. No American should tolerate this kind of thing.
If this blatant abuse of power is allowed to stand and spread to other states, bye-bye US democracy. Joe Manchin and Krysten Sinema, I hope you are paying attention and will step up and do the right thing.
A letter obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution shows two dozen state senators support a performance review of Fulton elections chief Richard Barron. The letter was written Tuesday, the very same day a front-page AJC story examined the prospect of a takeover of elections in Fulton, home to a tenth of all Georgians.
As written into Senate Bill 202, the State Election Board can replace a county's election board following a performance review/audit/investigation. Then, a temporary superintendent would enjoy full managerial authority of how the county counts votes and staffs polling places.
Fulton elections takeover would make history
Experts say Georgia Republicans' request to audit the elections of Democrat-heavy Fulton County is a historical first in the national story of partisanship invading elections management.
Biden is a good president. What a relief to have competence in the WH after the barely articulate moron.