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Seems to me that Frumpy’s illustrious attorneys are sweating about someone who hasn’t hit the witness stand, yet. They better be concentrating on all of Frumpy’s past ‘employees’ who are all testifying, and throwing him so eloquently ‘under his own bus’, it isn’t funny. At this rate, the prosecution may not have to even out Cohen on the stand! There case is being made in Spades by all these other witnesses!

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Davidson never actually met Trump. Guess what? Tom Hagen never met the guys who put the horse's head in Woltz's bed either.

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So... some of you might remember that back on Christmas Eve of 2022, I had a pipe burst in my ceiling that flooded my house. We decided to take the insurance money and some other money we had set aside and go ahead and get some remodeling done we'd be talking about doing for over a year.

We then spent several months arguing with our insurance company over storage fees, the extent of the work that needed to be done, and other issues.

Well. It's been 16 months now and I can tell you... the house is still stripped down to the frame. The rough-in has been done for the plumbing, most of the wiring is done, but little else. The house we rented in February '23, expecting to be out of by July or August of that year, has been sold and we just received notice that we're expected to vacate by the end of this month. So that's gonna be fun. The wife does all her work remotely so at least she can move in with her mom in Asheville and work from there, but I'll need some local digs, unless I choose to just get some camping gear and sleep in the house, and make those dudes work around me on the days they decide to actually do some fucking work. I suppose I could use the shower at the gym. Well, except that I need my CPAP and there's no power there now, but that might not be the case by the end of the month, who knows? If they finish the wiring enough to hook up the temporary meter they asked me to hurry up and arrange with the power company over TWO MONTHS AGO then I'd be okay, I guess.

Anyway. Fun times ahead. Really looking forward to it all.

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I feel you. Had a minor basement flood - no standing water just damp carpet and drywall .... and the guys the insurance company hired took the money and did zero work for 8 months. Took a year to get that done.

I can promise it will probably look great when finished, but damn!

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:hugs: this all sounds incredibly terrible. I am so sorry, JC

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It has been quite the year and a half, for sure. And of course we've had to spend a bunch of money to maintain a second home that we really did not plan on needing to spend, so we're going to end up going a lot deeper into debt paying for the remodeling than we expected to. I swear, sometimes I think ARP is sandbagging us to bleed us dry until we're forced to sell.

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International Sun Day NOIZ: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQetemT1sWc

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I love this song!

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When I heard that Bon Jovi, who I do not quite enjoy as a musician, was gonna cover it at the inauguration, I cringed in fear. But he did a surprisingly pretty good rendition, paying homage while not doing a carbon copy.

So now I can no longer say I do not enjoy Bon Jovi musically, although I can still say I am not a fan of his recorded offerings.

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Fun facts: he was born John Bongiovi in Sayreville NJ, the same town that birthed the metal band Slayer, and therefore teenage dirtbags everywhere still refer to it as Slayerville.

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He seems a real good guy and I wish I liked his music more, cause it is the music of my generation, but I just can't with the vocals of that kind of music.

It actually hurts my ears to hear that sort of singing.

My youngest thinks it is psychosomatic and that I am a "voicist" and that may be true

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It’s not my cup of tea either, but he seems a decent fellow

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This is such a pretty little song

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Yes, it is.

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Excellent. Now Sun Day will never be the same.

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May 3Liked by Martini Glambassador

Socialize social net, privatize profit.

State auditor says Uber, Lyft drivers could be missing hundreds of millions in ‘lost payments’

State auditor Diana DiZoglio released a report this week showing that transportation network companies — also known as ride-share apps like Uber and Lyft — could contribute millions of dollars to state employee protection programs.

DiZoglio referred to the millions as “lost payments,” which Uber and Lyft are not obligated to pay as their workers are considered independent contractors. If drivers were considered employees — making them eligible for minimum wage and other benefits — ride-share companies would have to contribute to workers’ compensation, unemployment insurance, and paid family and medical leave.

https://www.boston.com/news/local-news/2024/05/02/state-auditor-says-ride-share-companies-have-cheated-employees-out-of-hundreds-of-millions

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Well, dating sucks but I've got two dates with fellows (not calling them gentlemen yet) in the next week, and both are fellows I am looking forward to meeting. One works in the film "industry" in Tulsa and charmed me with his Troma knowledsge, and the other is, by coincidence, a tattoo artist but with big, big muscles.

I have very low expectations either way. I have always hated dating.

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OK, so, just in theory, if I were to turn up in a silver lame mankini with a rose between my teeth and then serenaded you with a cheeky kazoo tune beneath your window, how would you rate my chances? :D

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You had me with the mankini but lost me at kazoo. Make it a squeeze box and you might have a chance to meet me before you lose interest.

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If that's your bag, I could even do the full Tiger Lillies style greasepaint :D

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Also, I have been called "older" and a MILF, both by people in their 20s.

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Oy, sorry. I blame porn.

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I think you're lovely but def not "older". Silly children.

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Yeah, I am definitely "youthful" for my age. I am neither older in the maturity since nor the mom sense.

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Same here; it's why I didn't bother after The Exorcism.

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I need A Certain Someone, myself. I am on the out with my sweetheart.

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I'm sorry. (offers a hug)

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These fuckers again (tech edition):

𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘳𝘦𝘱𝘰𝘳𝘵 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘤𝘭𝘶𝘥𝘦𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘨𝘭𝘰𝘣𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘺 𝘳𝘦𝘤𝘰𝘨𝘯𝘪𝘻𝘦𝘥 𝘊𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘦𝘴𝘦 𝘵𝘦𝘤𝘩 𝘣𝘳𝘢𝘯𝘥𝘴 – 𝘭𝘪𝘬𝘦 𝘳𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘴𝘩𝘢𝘳𝘦 𝘰𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘢𝘵𝘰𝘳 𝘋𝘪𝘥𝘪 𝘊𝘩𝘶𝘹𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘦-𝘵𝘢𝘪𝘭𝘦𝘳 𝘛𝘦𝘮𝘶 – 𝘦𝘯𝘢𝘣𝘭𝘦 𝘉𝘦𝘪𝘫𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘰 𝘭𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘯 𝘢𝘣𝘰𝘶𝘵 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘴𝘶𝘮𝘦𝘳 𝘩𝘢𝘣𝘪𝘵𝘴, 𝘴𝘰𝘤𝘪𝘦𝘵𝘢𝘭 𝘤𝘩𝘢𝘳𝘢𝘤𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘴𝘵𝘪𝘤𝘴 𝘰𝘧 𝘯𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘴 𝘪𝘯 𝘸𝘩𝘪𝘤𝘩 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘺 𝘰𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘢𝘵𝘦, 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘯 𝘩𝘰𝘸 𝘱𝘦𝘰𝘱𝘭𝘦 𝘪𝘯 𝘥𝘪𝘧𝘧𝘦𝘳𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘱𝘭𝘢𝘤𝘦𝘴 𝘮𝘢𝘬𝘦 𝘥𝘦𝘤𝘪𝘴𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘴.

𝗧𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗸 𝘁𝗮𝗻𝗸: 𝗖𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗮'𝘀 𝘁𝗲𝗰𝗵 𝗴𝗶𝗮𝗻𝘁𝘀 𝗿𝗲𝗳𝗶𝗻𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗱𝗲𝗳𝗶𝗻𝗲 𝗕𝗲𝗶𝗷𝗶𝗻𝗴'𝘀 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗽𝗮𝗴𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗮 𝗽𝘂𝘀𝗵

Taking down TikTok won't stop the CCP's attempt to control global narratives

https://www.theregister.com/2024/05/02/china_big_data_proganda/

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No, but it will signal that their social engineering wont be ignored under the mantle of "it's just business" anymore.

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The CCP is a big baby and they can't accept that freer societies see through their bullshit. Still, they bear watching.

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And whatever you do, don't repost Xi as Winnie the Pooh.

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Well it sure is a Good Thing that only the Chinese are up to such shenanigans.

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Today . . . in HISTORY!

1715: Edmond Halley predicts a total solar eclipse for northern Europe and northern Asia. When it happens, people figure out that Halley was off by a mere four minutes.

1802: Washington DC is incorporated as a city.

1855: William Walker and a force of about 60 men leave San Francisco to conquer Nicaragua. He’s an interesting person.

1913: The first feature length Indian film, ‘Raja Harishchandra,’ is released. Parts of it are missing today.

1921: Ireland is partitioned into north and south entities. Been 103 years now; how’s that doing?

1945: Allied airplanes attack three German ocean liners, not realizing that they were full of concentration camp inmates. Two of the ships are sunk, killing about 7000 people.

1951: US Pres. Truman sacked General MacArthur, and the US Senate wants to know why. Closed door hearings begin today.

1952: The Kentucky Derby is televised for the first time. Also 1952: Two Americans land a plane on the North Pole.

1957: The owner of the Brooklyn Dodgers agrees to move the team to Los Angeles. Billy Joel picks up a lyric.

1963: Police in Birmingham, Alabama go violent on civil rights demonstrators. TV footage of the violence goes worldwide.

1978: The first unsolicited bulk email (or ‘spam’) is sent by Digital Equipment Corporation to all ARPANET address on the west coast of the US. Wonderful spam, splendiferous spam, marvelous spam, superlative spam spam spam spam spam . . .

1979: Margaret Thatcher wins the UK general election, and becomes the first woman UK Prime Minister a day later.

2001: The US loses its seat on the UN Human Rights Commission.

2016: 88,000 people are evacuated from Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada as fire goes through the town, destroying about 2400 buildings.

2023: Serbia sees its first school shooting, which kills nine students and a security guard. Serbia cracks down on gun ownership in response.

Comings and goings:

Birthdays: Niccolo Machiavelli, Henri Pitot, Richard D’Oyly Carte, Jacob Riis, Golda Meir, Bing Crosby, Mary Astor, William Inge, Pete Seeger, James Brown, Frankie Valli, Ron Popeil, Greg Gumbel, Doug Henning, Christopher Cross.

Obituaries: Robert Alda, Jack Weston, Wally Schirra, Jackie Cooper.

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James Brown and Bing Crosby eh. Two of the hardest whacking men in show business, allegedly.

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I was trying to imagine a Jams Brown/Pete Seeger mash-up.

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"1979: Margaret Thatcher wins the UK general election, and becomes the first woman UK Prime Minister a day later."

Fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu...

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pi_YQul7XXk

"Tramp the Dirt Down", Elvis Costello

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It was either that or this one:

https://youtu.be/kPIdRJlzERo?si=0QnV1uhGJM3eshHL

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<laughing_emoji>x3

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Yeah. I know.

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1963: Police in Birmingham, Alabama go violent on civil rights demonstrators. TV footage of the violence goes worldwide.

Some babbling head on one of the news things hubby was watching was talking to some university person over Protests! last night and going all how come universities are so less accepting of protests these days? Y for Cops always busting the heads?

I forget what the response was, some sort of pablum, but the question made me and hubby glance askance and go "Does no one remember the 60s?"

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If you do, you weren't there.

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No. No one remembers the 60s. A lot of people are too young, and a sizable chunk of those who aren't don't really want to talk about what they were actually doing and saying in those times, so we've turned that into a decade where some Black men sat in a diner, Rosa Parks said 'no, I won't get up from my seat,', there was a march on Washington, MLK said "I have a dream," and boom, instant equality for everyone.

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I am trying to remember a time in our history- including recent history!- when unrest was NOT met with head bashing and you know the only one I can think of?

How those armed fucking assholes protesting "masks" were allowed to storm state houses and block ers and the like and not kicked in the nadders.

Wonder what the difference is....

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Boys will be boys, just blowing off a little steam...

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We participated in several large protests in the summer of 2020 for Black Lives Matter. There were people from every background participating.

In one, we marched from downtown to the local university; lots of the protesters were students there.

Unlike Portland, our city wasn’t destroyed. In fact, the police and university security did nothing to try to provoke or challenge the protesters.

I suspect we weren’t the only large protests that were peaceful.

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Right.

But there were plenty of peaceful protests that WERE bashed in that movement. Like we saw them real time so we know they were peaceful, at the beginning, until the cops started spraying the crowds and what not.

That a few did not get curb stomped I do not think makes it an exception to the rule.

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edit: I mean besides how the press treated them as Just Normal Concerned Citizens while they treat everyone else like "rioters"

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Rioter=black

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See also: "thug".

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Didn't a dog land on the moon and then declare war on the Earth? Or something?

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I dunno, is that when we found out about the Moon Nazis?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jth4yATniS4

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German shephards.

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Well, we *were* all doing a *lot* of drugs then...

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Fair.

But hardly excuses them memory holing 2020 and the BLM protests.

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I was a summer intern at DEC in 1978, but honest officer I did not send that spam!

(I actually didn't have any network access at all. I still had to have the group "secretary" type up any memos I needed to send. Different world.)

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hated, but successful!

Sent by marketing, of course.

𝑇ℎ𝑒 𝑚𝑒𝑠𝑠𝑎𝑔𝑒 𝑝𝑟𝑜𝑚𝑜𝑡𝑒𝑑 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑎𝑣𝑎𝑖𝑙𝑎𝑏𝑖𝑙𝑖𝑡𝑦 𝑜𝑓 𝑎 𝑛𝑒𝑤 𝑚𝑜𝑑𝑒𝑙 𝑜𝑓 𝑐𝑜𝑚𝑝𝑢𝑡𝑒𝑟 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑤𝑎𝑠 𝑠𝑒𝑛𝑡 𝑏𝑦 𝐺𝑎𝑟𝑦 𝑇ℎ𝑢𝑒𝑟𝑘 𝑡𝑜 393 𝑟𝑒𝑐𝑖𝑝𝑖𝑒𝑛𝑡𝑠. 𝑇ℎ𝑢𝑒𝑟𝑘 𝑎𝑠𝑘𝑒𝑑 ℎ𝑖𝑠 𝑎𝑠𝑠𝑖𝑠𝑡𝑎𝑛𝑡 𝑡𝑜 𝑠𝑒𝑛𝑑 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑠𝑖𝑛𝑔𝑙𝑒, 𝑚𝑎𝑠𝑠 𝑒𝑚𝑎𝑖𝑙, 𝑜𝑝𝑝𝑜𝑠𝑒𝑑 𝑡𝑜 𝑠𝑒𝑛𝑑𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑎 𝑠𝑒𝑝𝑎𝑟𝑎𝑡𝑒 𝑚𝑒𝑠𝑠𝑎𝑔𝑒 𝑡𝑜 𝑒𝑎𝑐ℎ 𝑝𝑒𝑟𝑠𝑜𝑛. 𝑅𝑒𝑎𝑐𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛 𝑓𝑟𝑜𝑚 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑟𝑒𝑐𝑖𝑝𝑖𝑒𝑛𝑡𝑠 𝑤𝑎𝑠 𝑟𝑒𝑝𝑜𝑟𝑡𝑒𝑑𝑙𝑦 𝑛𝑒𝑔𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑣𝑒, 𝑏𝑢𝑡 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑠𝑝𝑎𝑚 𝑑𝑖𝑑 𝑔𝑒𝑛𝑒𝑟𝑎𝑡𝑒 𝑠𝑜𝑚𝑒 𝑠𝑎𝑙𝑒𝑠.

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// 1978: The first unsolicited bulk email (or ‘spam’) is sent by Digital Equipment Corporation to all ARPANET address on the west coast of the US. Wonderful spam, splendiferous spam, marvelous spam, superlative spam spam spam spam spam . . . //

I posted a link last night to an Ars Technica article about the history of personal messaging on the internet, and of course this was one of the things they highlighted. Also that the name was inspired by the very sketch you're referencing, which is probably one of the reasons you reference it.

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Yep!

Apart from the bloody Vikings.

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Vikings make everything bloodier!

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𝑆𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑛𝑡𝑦-𝑡ℎ𝑟𝑒𝑒 𝑚𝑒𝑛 𝑠𝑎𝑖𝑙𝑒𝑑 𝑢𝑝

𝐹𝑟𝑜𝑚 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑆𝑎𝑛 𝐹𝑟𝑎𝑛𝑐𝑖𝑠𝑐𝑜 𝐵𝑎𝑦

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I95 in CT seems to have some kind of curse..

𝐻𝐴𝑅𝑇𝐹𝑂𝑅𝐷, 𝐶𝑜𝑛𝑛. (𝐴𝑃) — 𝑇ℎ𝑒 𝑚𝑎𝑗𝑜𝑟 𝑡𝑟𝑎𝑓𝑓𝑖𝑐 𝑎𝑟𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑦 𝑙𝑖𝑛𝑘𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑁𝑒𝑤 𝐸𝑛𝑔𝑙𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑤𝑖𝑡ℎ 𝑁𝑒𝑤 𝑌𝑜𝑟𝑘 𝑤𝑖𝑙𝑙 𝑏𝑒 𝑐𝑙𝑜𝑠𝑒𝑑 𝑖𝑛 𝐶𝑜𝑛𝑛𝑒𝑐𝑡𝑖𝑐𝑢𝑡 𝑡ℎ𝑟𝑜𝑢𝑔ℎ 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑤𝑒𝑒𝑘𝑒𝑛𝑑 𝑎𝑓𝑡𝑒𝑟 𝑎 𝑡𝑎𝑛𝑘𝑒𝑟 𝑓𝑖𝑟𝑒 𝑑𝑎𝑚𝑎𝑔𝑒𝑑 𝑎 𝑏𝑟𝑖𝑑𝑔𝑒 𝑜𝑣𝑒𝑟 𝐼𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑠𝑡𝑎𝑡𝑒 95, 𝐺𝑜𝑣. 𝑁𝑒𝑑 𝐿𝑎𝑚𝑜𝑛𝑡 𝑠𝑎𝑖𝑑 𝑇ℎ𝑢𝑟𝑠𝑑𝑎𝑦 𝑎𝑓𝑡𝑒𝑟 𝑑𝑒𝑐𝑙𝑎𝑟𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑎 𝑠𝑡𝑎𝑡𝑒 𝑜𝑓 𝑒𝑚𝑒𝑟𝑔𝑒𝑛𝑐𝑦.

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This will push that traffic up Pixels way via I-84. The commute is going to horrific, as the only other road is a "No Trucks" two-lane Parkway.

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I'm convinced the entire length of 84, from CT into PA, is insanity. There's nothing really difficult about the highway itself (unlike the treacherous Taconic State Pkwy), but people just seem to lose their minds on 84. It also sees more than its share of police chases, but still...

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They go through the foothills, and the thin air makes them stupid?

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I 95 itself. Cause the bridge in philly was on 95, and the one in baltimore was on one of the many many many 95 bypasses, so that still counts

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Morning all! ☕️

Here is your calendar for today: https://catandcalendarlady.substack.com/p/today-is-may-3-2024-friday

#Worldle #833 (03.05.2024) 2/6 (100%)

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BWAHAHAHAHAA!

Former UK PM Boris Johnson showed up to vote in his local election yesterday . . . and got turned away because he didn't have his voter ID card.

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Quite fitting that the law he pushed in order to gin up anti-immigrant sentiment (because let's be honest, the only purpose of voter ID laws is to disenfranchise Those People) ends up forcing him to watch, a helpless and passive bystander, as his party is swept from power.

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The Onion can't compete

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From the second part of my story Moonlight & Mayhem, which will be posted soon:

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“Trouble, Sam? Far from it!” Max enthused, leaping from the boat to the dock easily. “You recognize our fellow comrades from the Army? Don’t tell me you don’t recall Sergeant Brown?” and he leaned against one of the bears. “How’s things, Tony? How’s your wife and my kids?”

Brown grumbled, “They’re fine, Max. Alice was wondering when you plan on coming back on leave.”

“Oh?”

“Yep. She’s bought a new cast iron skillet, just for you.”

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In other words, lie.

𝐑𝐞𝐩𝐮𝐛𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐧𝐬 𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐚 𝐠𝐨𝐨𝐝 𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐭 𝐚𝐭 𝐭𝐚𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐒𝐞𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐞 — 𝐢𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐲 𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐰𝐚𝐥𝐤 𝐚 𝐟𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐨𝐧 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧

𝑊𝐴𝑆𝐻𝐼𝑁𝐺𝑇𝑂𝑁 — 𝑆𝑒𝑛𝑎𝑡𝑜𝑟 𝑆𝑡𝑒𝑣𝑒 𝐷𝑎𝑖𝑛𝑒𝑠 𝑜𝑓 𝑀𝑜𝑛𝑡𝑎𝑛𝑎 𝑘𝑛𝑜𝑤𝑠 𝑡𝑜 𝑒𝑥𝑝𝑒𝑐𝑡 𝑞𝑢𝑒𝑠𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑠 𝑎𝑏𝑜𝑢𝑡 𝑎𝑏𝑜𝑟𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑎𝑐𝑘𝑛𝑜𝑤𝑙𝑒𝑑𝑔𝑒𝑠 𝑖𝑡’𝑠 𝑖𝑚𝑝𝑜𝑟𝑡𝑎𝑛𝑡 𝑓𝑜𝑟 𝑅𝑒𝑝𝑢𝑏𝑙𝑖𝑐𝑎𝑛 𝑐𝑎𝑛𝑑𝑖𝑑𝑎𝑡𝑒𝑠 𝑡𝑜 𝑔𝑒𝑡 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑖𝑟 𝑚𝑒𝑠𝑠𝑎𝑔𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑟𝑖𝑔ℎ𝑡.

𝐵𝑢𝑡 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑐𝑜𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑛𝑡 𝑜𝑓 𝑡ℎ𝑜𝑠𝑒 𝑚𝑒𝑠𝑠𝑎𝑔𝑒𝑠 𝑤𝑖𝑙𝑙 𝑑𝑒𝑝𝑒𝑛𝑑 𝑜𝑛 𝑤ℎ𝑒𝑟𝑒 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑦 𝑎𝑟𝑒 𝑟𝑢𝑛𝑛𝑖𝑛𝑔.

“𝑊𝑒’𝑟𝑒 𝑎𝑑𝑣𝑖𝑠𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑜𝑢𝑟 𝑐𝑎𝑛𝑑𝑖𝑑𝑎𝑡𝑒𝑠 𝑓𝑖𝑟𝑠𝑡 𝑜𝑓 𝑎𝑙𝑙 𝑡𝑜 𝑡𝑎𝑘𝑒 𝑎 𝑝𝑜𝑠𝑖𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛 𝑜𝑛 𝑎𝑏𝑜𝑟𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛 𝑡ℎ𝑎𝑡 𝑏𝑒𝑠𝑡 𝑚𝑎𝑡𝑐ℎ𝑒𝑠 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑠𝑡𝑎𝑡𝑒 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑦 𝑟𝑒𝑝𝑟𝑒𝑠𝑒𝑛𝑡,” 𝐷𝑎𝑖𝑛𝑒𝑠, 𝑐ℎ𝑎𝑖𝑟 𝑜𝑓 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑁𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑎𝑙 𝑅𝑒𝑝𝑢𝑏𝑙𝑖𝑐𝑎𝑛 𝑆𝑒𝑛𝑎𝑡𝑜𝑟𝑖𝑎𝑙 𝐶𝑜𝑚𝑚𝑖𝑡𝑡𝑒𝑒, 𝑡𝑜𝑙𝑑 𝑟𝑒𝑝𝑜𝑟𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑠 𝑎𝑡 𝑎 𝑏𝑟𝑒𝑎𝑘𝑓𝑎𝑠𝑡 𝑇ℎ𝑢𝑟𝑠𝑑𝑎𝑦. “𝑇ℎ𝑎𝑡’𝑠 𝑤ℎ𝑎𝑡 𝑤𝑒’𝑟𝑒 𝑡𝑒𝑙𝑙𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑐𝑎𝑛𝑑𝑖𝑑𝑎𝑡𝑒𝑠, 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑤𝑒’𝑙𝑙 𝑙𝑒𝑡 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑚 𝑑𝑒𝑐𝑖𝑑𝑒 𝑤ℎ𝑒𝑟𝑒 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑦’𝑟𝑒 𝑔𝑜𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑡𝑜 𝑠𝑡𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑜𝑛 𝑖𝑡.”

https://www.bostonglobe.com/2024/05/02/nation/republicans-senate-abortion/

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Gee, the press, maybe our press should keep pointing out that their "fine line" is a total lie and remind people what they were saying last year before they realized this was an actual issue?

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Misspelled Deigns

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Any Democrat who doesn't call them liars to their face, and point out that they will impose a nationwide ban at the first opportunity, should be fired for negligence.

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Yep, I'd they can't get their christofascist nation, they will do ot state by state.

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There was a trailer-dweller (we do not kink-shame) who fancied themselves a collegiate debater.

In their time, they were a Master-Debater.

With their "ad hom", and their "straw man", and their "deb taq", they ruled their roost.

But, in spite of their mispelings (yes), and their poor grammaw (yes), they were unable to remain on topic, nor make any cogent point.

Their single success was pissing off women.

And they, like a pigeon playing chess, shat all over the board, and strutted about as if they had won, never understanding the scene.

We do not weep, nor do we applaud.

We merely, at best, forget.

Or, probably, do not even notice.

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Requiem for [no one].

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<scratches chin> Gee, I wonder who this could be referring to... Guess it'll always be a mystery.

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Sometimes the bank of ice is blue.

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It’s legit not easy finding dwellable remotely affordable housing SoCal lols… a trailer on Vulcan in Encinitas is worth / costs more than most houses rest country just as point reference lols… REVILED is my spirit animal 🤩😂

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You are not incorrect.

California is expensive.

As are other lovable areas.

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Icey U! ❄️

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I know that you have recently been reviled, but, not everything is about you, friend.

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👏

That feels so recent.

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GM Bob! & also too! Wtaf w squardle not recognizing terpine? Sheesh Squardle

Oh lols nvmnd, my notes post screen shot disappeared and my Elon truck pix… ima lols revel in revile & squardle on , GM, terpine is a def word … they accepted EFFED as bonus word yesterday lols… terpines for life!

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Hey TW. Sad news: "terpenes" is spelled without "i"s!

Did you know Scipio here runs a terpene business? Hard times for him.

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I appreciate Ur ultra kind , totally valid gentle corrections Bob… lolS oh sheesh of course E… U Rock Well! How many Sq to go today? Appreciate U 💯🙏🤩😎

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He does biz w Japan a lot, according to him../ I’m like, my dude, infuse that essence into edible THC/ terpEnes panties, plugs, clamps, pasties, etc… vend that in Japan to start then domestic & global, no limits! 🌬🤩💯

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Oh TY Bob Ur xorrect! And yas! I keep telling SH check out Cake, She Hits Different & maybe consider infusing his terpEnes into … adult fun themed toys & treats lols… he ignores me, all good… dang I Knew terpEnes, but made me think tortoises, terrapins (?! 😂😅🐢) something how looools! Appreciate Ur Awesome Explainer 💯

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VSIP AKA Von Shitsinpants.

I know I don't want to take the time to spell it out every time and it will never garner the universal liberal affection of PAB but what the heck, life is short. I'm goin with the acronym.

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Worst cognac ever!

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The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him. -Niccolo Machiavelli, political philosopher and author (3 May 1469-1527)

And away we go…

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Yeah, today's his birthday.

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