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Man, all I was hearing on the local news this morning was Gov. Roy Cooper was headed to DC to greet the Japanese Prime Minister, who was then coming to NC to visit with local Japanese business owners. I wondered if that included the owners of the little Japanese grocery/convenience store down the street from me.

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Ta, Evan. I missed it; work.

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founding

I’m pretty sure that hyper-elevated stress levels are beneficial for someone on a hamberder diet.

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Book 'em, Merchan-o

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"Big, strong, men coming up to me on the street, with tears in their eyes, saying 'Mr President, your trial on Monday will be the bestest, greatest Presidential Criminal Trial ever in our history!"

Please tell us where we can send you commissary money!"

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Desperate Deposed Despot Demands Delay of Damnation

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Brava. That's practically a throwback to old Variety headlines.

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All dese dees. Decent.

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Oh, that's a good one!

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Don't the clerks of the court get tired of flushing these turds?

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Well, paul, they are not tired of winning yet

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WTH- PAB isn't using his own money.

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They are throwing ALL the ketchup . . .

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I can almost smell the desperation diarrhea.

The trial will get delayed though, I'd bet 300,000 quatloos on that.

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Apr 10·edited Apr 10

I'll bet you 30,000 bars of gold pressed latinum that it won't!

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The only reason I could see a reason for a delay is that the lawyers getting sanctioned for filing a frivolous appeal.

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That wouldn't delay the trial. It would just distract his lawyers.

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That's desperation. Just like clawing at the air when pushed off a building.

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Not just clawing ... they're swim-kicking the air, also too.

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OT

Trump On Trial

Published by digby on April 10, 2024

It’s coming up on Monday. And he’s freaking out.

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I want to witness that sorry, seditious piece of shit CRY. I want to see his tears of desperation streaming down his ugly orange mug, streaking his makeup.

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I wanna see him go full Jim Bakker.

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Lookin' at YOU, Xi...

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OT. And stay out of Woolworths!

"'Stay out of all Walmarts': Kentucky GOP house candidate arrested on strangulation charge"

https://www.rawstory.com/stay-out-of-all-walmarts-kentucky-gop-house-candidate-arrested-on-strangulation-charge/

Oh Brother clip:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JaW0M6V85j8

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He warnt bonnyfide.

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Obviously, this is more election interference by Biden.

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"He was as normal as pumpkin pie and now look at him."

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He became a pumpkin.

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I have never so much as set one foot inside of the Walmart that opened about 3 blocks from our home a few years ago.

And I never will.

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I have been to a Walmart once. Elder Sister, whose memory is both a blessing and a curse, was going on a cruise and needed a beach cover-up. That was before the gastric bypass; she was morbidly obese. I found what she needed right away and got out of there.

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Oh fuck you with your inflation horseshit loaded question

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Another 🤷🏻‍♂️ who knows headline from NYT

“Ocean Heat Has Shattered Records for More Than a Year. What’s Happening?

There have been record temperatures every day for more than a year. Scientists are investigating what’s behind the extraordinary measurements.”

Yes what could it be? Are all the sharks leaving the oven on? Is the ocean ceiling fan still set on Winter circulation. We may never know.

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Apr 10·edited Apr 10

HOW MANY TIMES DO I HAVE TO SAY IT, STOP PEEING IN THE OCEAN!!!

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The planetary ecological disaster that we've been loudly and repeatedly warned about for 50 years, since at least the 1970s?

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If I had to take a serious guess at this, it's probably because the ice cap and glaciers at the North Pole have mostly melted. Ice can absorb a ton of energy before it melts. And now, since it's mostly gone, that energy has to do something, so it's heating up the water.

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"Was the ocean too cold in the past? We asked some guys in an Ohio diner what they thought."

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Jewish Space Lasers.

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Mother nature intends to get even with humanity for how we've abused her.

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Underwater volcanoes

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in New England, the coastal sea level rise between 2022-23 were TEN FUCKING TIMES those expected and predicted

no one is saying a thing

we're so, so fucked - and much sooner than we think

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I live on the coast, we had a historic hurricane after 5 decades of relative calm for our city, hurricanes missing us on the right or the left since 1970 until 2017 when we took a direct hit. It will be interesting to see if we get visited more frequently by Cat4 and above, and by interesting I mean my interest is whether my house is still standing with a roof on top. They raised the causeway about 25 years ago so I guess they saw it coming.

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I said this 5 years ago when it basically stopped snowing in our area during the winter. It’s going onto happen fast. That’s how physics and chemistry work. Gradual then all at once. Like a solution changing at a certain temperature or acidity. Problem is MAGAts never showed up for Lab day.

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Yeah ... they are shitty lab partners, that's for sure.

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Nah, it's whale farts. Like cow farts on land polluting the air.

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the kids left the goddam windows open--do they think money grows on trees or something?

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Apr 10·edited Apr 10

I should be handling this diplomacy with my mastery of Japanese culture.

"Domo Arigato Mr Roboto"

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Wearing Aviators like a goddamn boss

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The solar eclipse powered up 𝗗𝗮𝗿𝗸 𝗕𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗼𝗻 even moar.

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They still allowing Fox in the press pool? That needed to stop back in 2009.

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The press is extremely good at circling the wagons - they may not like FOX but if you try to remove them the other outlets will rain hellfire on the Press Secretary until they can’t talk anymore.

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why, do they imagine they have some important position in american life, perhaps some duty to do, oh, who knows what, something... ?

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Yeah them Presstitutes stick together no matter what!

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This is why we should turn the press room back into a pool. Make reporters actually report!

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FREEDUMB OF THE PRESS!!

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Emphasis on "dumb".

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And "free" ... half of those press chuds are there for the free coffee.

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They're the types who pocket several of the sugars and creamers to take home.

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And they always throw away and get a new cup when they refill.

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And somehow manage to miss the trash can and hit the floor EVERY damned time.

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Please, please Joe, turn to the PM and say "See what I have to put up with?"

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The nice part for PAB and the troof soshal stock, incrementally he is losing less and less money day to day even as the percentage maintains "growth" around -10% a day.

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and all that without a presser/yeller under the running helicopter?

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"the chopper chupa-chup - it's for suckers!"

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OT: I braved Costco today for flour* and Kerrygold butter and during a quick pass through the meat department I spied with my little eye some really nice looking short ribs.

So tomorrow night I will be braising short ribs and serving them over creamy polenta. The meat is currently resting in my fridge with a light coating of neutral olive oil and a crust of kosher salt. Gonna make Mr. Cookie spring a food boner.

*pro-tip for any bakers in Wonklandia: The green bag of Kirkland organic flour is produced for them by Central Milling and is the same as their Organic Artisan Bakers Craft Plus and much cheaper to purchase since you don’t have to pay for shipping.

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I currently have one of those green bags of Kirkland flour in my kitchen. Actually used it this morning to make bacon egg and cheese biscuits for breakfast.

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If you could be in Japan in minutes, what dishes would you enjoy?

https://www.dc.com/graphic-novels/superman-vs-meshi-vol-1

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Masamoto Ueda's ramen

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I would let my daughter take me on a food tour of all her favorite places. She lives in Tokyo!

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Not sure what I would eat, but it would be cool to visit during Hana Matsuri

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Mochi.

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