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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 21, 2019 at 1:54 am

    A few of us talked over lunch in 1988 about the fact that in a few years, those of us Baby Boomers would be retiring in force. We did not see any succeeding generation to replace us. Indeed, those of Generation X did not hold the work ethic that previous generations had. All we had to do was look around.

    The same feelings were related by a group of steel workers. They wondered first of course if the jobs would even exist. But more over, who would take their place working the furnaces, coke ovens, and rolling mills? Who would put up with the dirt, heat, and dangers of every day production of steel? Again, as a whole, they said not the later generations.

    Fast forward to 2019. Employers are all but begging for employees. From police officers, to carpenters. From concrete finishers to long haul truck drivers. Drive anywhere in Mason City, there are signs, banners, and marquees seeking workers. We should rename the city “Help Wanted”!

    And where is this current generation? Unwilling to get their hands dirty. Blind to the history of working your way up from the bottom. Ignorant of how to even count back change. They cannot even write a letter in cursive. And this is the future of the U.S.?

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      August 21, 2019 at 2:21 am

      And before you write me off as some old crank (I am), know this.

      I understand that today, technology drives so much of what we do today. I know that we have gone far away from the pick and shovel lines of work (they still must be done).

      I have seen dial telephones progress into smart phones (although at times I want to toss mine off the top of the Brick and Tile building).

      I have gone from tube type radios to RTL-SCR’s, and how to use them. I have seen the evolution of the 8086 to the AMD six core processors, and struggled at times to fully grasp their potentials. I was able to figure out Linux, and make it work to decode digital radio.

      Any good auto mechanic can visualize in their heads the workings and relationships at play in an internal combustion engine. So goes it for software writers, and hardware developers. They know inside their cranium, how those processors, resisters, and transformers work to reach a desired output.

      And those internal concepts are not taught in schools. It is learned by one’s desire for knowledge. One has to want to know it.

      But in the end, one needs start at the bottom as I stated before. You cannot design software if you have no idea the capability of the hardware you are trying to manipulate. And without the ability to conceptualize what it is you are doing, it’s for naught.

      The same could be held for anything you desire. And it still is true, what ever you want to do in this country, you are the only true limitation there is.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 20, 2019 at 6:38 pm

    Democratic politicians do not know how to deal with a determined, committed and forceful personality like POTUS Trump. The leaders of every nation in the world KNOW when Trump personally tells them something to attentively listen. The US, despite all the deep state players attempting to interfere in foreign policy, is taken seriously. Trump’s policies are different and do have desired effects. That is why he was CHOSEN as the elected POTUS and Commander in Chief. Change doesn’t happen overnight, but it is.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 20, 2019 at 6:38 pm

    I hope all the workers that now have a job due to Trump’s economic policies are listening to all those who declare that Health Care Plans will be in jeopardy because of their Socialistic leanings

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 20, 2019 at 6:37 pm

    Science is based on observations over time and is predicated on the assumption of coming to a predictable conclusion after observation and resulting in the same outcome. When did climate and weather become predictable and how can it be determined a solid conclusion? Short answer : It can’t.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 20, 2019 at 6:37 pm

    A new study confirms what conservatives have long suspected: Expensive climate change programs hurt the poor the most. Researchers estimate that if every country participating in the Paris climate accord actually fulfilled its greenhouse gas emission reduction pledges, more than 3 million people will be pushed into poverty. Politicians who claim their expensive environmental programs will solve economic injustice should take another look at the numbers.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 20, 2019 at 6:37 pm

    WATCH: On Monday, all three network morning shows kept rooting for recession as a way to harm President Trump’s 2020 reelection chances. Hosts dismissed the White House “attempting to downplay growing concerns that the U.S. economy could be headed for a recession” while touting Democrats “seizing the moment”. “Pushing back. President Trump downplays fears the economy is on the slide,” co-host Savannah Guthrie announced at the top of NBC’s Today show.” Leading off ABC’s Good Morning America, fill-in co-host Cecilia Vega declared: “Also this morning, recession and re-election. President Trump insisting he has no concerns about the economy after that 800-point plunge. As his 2020 opponents fire back, saying the President is terrible for business.” Dumbocrats are ignorant and stupid as well as blind.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 20, 2019 at 6:36 pm

    The slippery slope has begun. And exactly what will they consider to be “an assault weapon” when referring to guns? I see no specifics in this article.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 20, 2019 at 6:36 pm

    WELL…Teenage Unemployment is at a 50yr LOW, I have noticed MORE at the Drive Thru but it’s been largely Omitted By the Media. Meanwhile the ALT LEFT DNC Supporting Govt Media is PUSHING,Reporting & LYING Again that WERE in a Recession. They PRAYED for over 3 years on the Russian Collusion & Now for a Recession,while PUSHING the Racism LIES & WHY? Because the 20 Weak as their Message Candidates Running Can’t WIN unless there IS ONE!…THIS is the Democrat Party.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 20, 2019 at 6:35 pm

    A) Who the hell is this nutbar? Another one of the 25 crazies the Dems have tossed into the ring? The poor, laughable goof…
    B) Why is she SO pissed at Jackson? Does she know that nearly EVERY human has jacked things up in some way? “The road to Hell is paved with good intentions” is a popular phrase for a reason.
    C) Does she know anyone that fought against the Natives or was killed by one? They were a fierce people and not to be trifled with but successful conflict and expansion is just how things were done then, like in every other country on every other continent by people they fought against for food, land, women, freedoms, ad nauseum.
    D) Good luck visiting Minnesota, the Vikings were a raiding, murdering, ruthless people and a lot of northerners are descendants of them…let me know what you plan on doing about that (changing the football team’s name or removing every Gunderson from the state? I’m spitballing here), I’m going to join their side and fight you on whatever it is because you’re all morons.
    E) Does the Left ever have any intelligent, helpful, humankind lifting ideas or is BUTTHURT all they have to go on?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 20, 2019 at 5:18 pm

    How Many genders are there? I only know of two, I. e. male and female. Bite me says 3. What are they? I didn’t see this reported on by Rachel or CNN. HeeHaw, HeeHaw, HeeHaw.

    https://twitter.com/charliekirk11/status/1159860307218616320

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      August 20, 2019 at 3:55 pm

      What happened to Russia, Russia, Russia and Racist, Racist, Racist? I thought your boy Obama was responsible for the economy that’s going great guns. I get it, from you LIBUFFOON’S point of view everything positive is Obama and the Dems and LIBS doing and everything negative is Trump’s and the Republicans / conservatives responsibility. #LIBS AND DEMS ARE FOS.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 20, 2019 at 8:21 am

    If you’re living in poverty in the USA, get off your ass and go to work, make some good decisions and feed your children!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 20, 2019 at 8:19 am

    *I grew up thinking that the FBI was a noble and honest organization. So sad that it is the opposite.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 20, 2019 at 8:19 am

    * Why hasn’t Antifa been flagged as a domestic terrorist group?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 20, 2019 at 8:18 am

    *While Antifa was assaulting and harassing “right-wing” marchers, police, and journalists in the streets of Portland, Oregon on Saturday, CNN Newsroom host Ana Cabrera and the network found it controversial that President Trump would want to accurately brand the extreme far-left group as the domestic terrorists. She would tee up New Mexico Congresswoman Debra Haaland to defend the group as “peaceful protesters”. Cabrera further complained about the President’s idea, noting that “the U.S. does not have a domestic terrorism law, no government agency designates domestic groups as being terrorist organizations.” Meanwhile, CNN spent the other week calling for the same thing while saying Trump was empowering and inspiring domestic terrorism of the white nationalist variety.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 20, 2019 at 8:17 am

    *It makes me proud when people around the world love our republic so much they sing our Anthem. And yet we have kneeler in our sports arenas. Can’t our Americans see the difference between our whiners and the big picture People in Hong Kong sing our anthem with wishful hearts. Perhaps they are more American than the kneelers. God Bless the protesters anGod protect them

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 20, 2019 at 8:17 am

    *When a Socilist Democrat candidate is losing, even the Radical Socialists realize the evil they *carry in their heart. Kamala Harris is desperate and will say or do anything to gain favor among the losers.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 20, 2019 at 8:16 am

    *A reward should be offered to anyone who can name one democrat of today who supports our country’s safety and well being.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 20, 2019 at 8:16 am

    *POOR IS POOR…It’s Not a Race Thing

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 20, 2019 at 8:15 am

    *There’s an UN-Declared Shooting War going on against the Police & All Christian Conservatives…America had BETTER Wake Up.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      August 20, 2019 at 9:15 am

      Really? Must have missed that one. Can you enlighten us as to where you found out about this “war”?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 20, 2019 at 6:57 am

    ALL Democrats THINK…Conservatives, the Deplorables Trump Supporters or Trump Voters are NOT only Wrong …BUT EVIL. The Indoctrination in OUR Education System from K-College for Decades has WORKED! They are TRUE Believers that WE are A Racist,Sexist,Homophobic Anti-Islamic Nation SINCE Our Founding. As SUCH You’ll NEVER be able to Bargain With Them ON Anything

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      August 20, 2019 at 5:45 pm

      Most Democrats do not think Republicans are evil. That paranoia is only in your mind. Most people in this country do, however, athink that you are certifiable.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 20, 2019 at 6:57 am

    POOR IS POOR…It’s Not a Race Thing

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 20, 2019 at 6:56 am

    There’s an UN-Declared Shooting War going on against the Police & All Christian Conservatives…America had BETTER Wake Up.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      August 20, 2019 at 10:45 am

      No there isn’t, but there sure should be one against the Christian Conservatives, known as the American Taliban, who are neither Christian nor conservative.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 20, 2019 at 6:56 am

    A reward should be offered to anyone who can name one democrat of today who supports our country’s safety and well being.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 20, 2019 at 6:55 am

    When a Socilist Democrat candidate is losing, even the Radical Socialists realize the evil they carry in their heart. Kamala Harris is desperate and will say or do anything to gain favor among the losers.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 20, 2019 at 6:55 am

    It makes me proud when people around the world love our republic so much they sing our Anthem. And yet we have kneeler in our sports arenas. Can’t our Americans see the difference between our whiners and the big picture People in Hong Kong sing our anthem with wishful hearts. Perhaps they are more American than the kneelers. God Bless the protesters anGod protect them

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 20, 2019 at 6:54 am

    Why aren’t ALL AMERICANS WAVING OUR FLAG AS WELL—because the democrats are trying to destroy our democracy by trying to convince us that SOCIALISM/COMMUNISM are what we need—we need our rights and privileges and FREEDOM. REMEMBER THAT WHEN VOTING!!!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 20, 2019 at 6:54 am

    While Antifa was assaulting and harassing “right-wing” marchers, police, and journalists in the streets of Portland, Oregon on Saturday, CNN Newsroom host Ana Cabrera and the network found it controversial that President Trump would want to accurately brand the extreme far-left group as the domestic terrorists. She would tee up New Mexico Congresswoman Debra Haaland to defend the group as “peaceful protesters”. Cabrera further complained about the President’s idea, noting that “the U.S. does not have a domestic terrorism law, no government agency designates domestic groups as being terrorist organizations.” Meanwhile, CNN spent the other week calling for the same thing while saying Trump was empowering and inspiring domestic terrorism of the white nationalist variety.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 20, 2019 at 6:53 am

    I grew up thinking that the FBI was a noble and honest organization. So sad that it is the opposite.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 20, 2019 at 6:52 am

    Why hasn’t Antifa been flagged as a domestic terrorist group?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 19, 2019 at 1:09 pm

    Anyone ever dealt with the manager at kohls? he is spineless and seems very much to be a closeted homosexual. doesnt seem to have control of his employees and doesnt seem to take complaint very seriously. he is in fact a piece of shit.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      August 19, 2019 at 1:23 pm

      I would agree but not sure what his sexuality has to do with his poor job performance. No matter what his sexuality his he is just a poor manager.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 19, 2019 at 10:12 am

    Cinsiderate, polite and intelligent people dont leave their untrained spoiled dog outside to bark for an hour and a half straight. Mason city residents seem to have no idea how to train a dog or take care of one. this state is ranked the 49th worst state for animal cruelty law. you shit heads that leave your dog outside barking for hours on end are neglectful worthless garbage. it is a form of abuse toward your animal and its a formof harassment against your neighbors. As a dog owner i do everything i can to ensure my dogs do not get loud outside, they are not obnoxious. when ive been sick all night (dont eat subway when that ginger homo is working, unless you wanna shit your night away) i finally get some sleep and some ass lets his dog bark from seven to ten im feeling like maybe put the meth pipe down over there you losers and maybe try paying attention. Whoever you are you dont take care of your dog and should not be allowed to own one, you have zero respect for the people around you, next time instead of slamming things around like other people are the problem why dont you try practicing a little responsibility. youre not mad at me, youre mad at yourself for being a shitty dog owner and a horrile person. next time i yell at your dog once solve the prolem or dont let it bark, but the next time you allow me to yell at your dog for five minutes and still dont do anything about it…. im gonna come talk to you about it, face to face. i will call animal control and the police because your an animal abuser and based on the way you handle things probably an ineffectual but potentially violent pos little man. or i might just come over and whop the shit out of your ignorant ass before i enjoy a bowl of cereal and the morning news. get rid of the dog you can not and do not take care of. f*cking LOSER.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 19, 2019 at 8:28 am

    I do not listen to Sanders. He is too far left and an extremist. I will vote for Trump or any Republican running for office but never these off the wall democrats.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 19, 2019 at 8:27 am

    Disarm them….How Mao,Stalin, Hitler, Fidel, & EVERY Communist,Facist, Socialist Govt CONTROLS their People. How & Why OUR Founding Fathers created the 2nd Amendment…SO Americans can FIGHT BACK Against THAT Type of Govt Tyranny DEMOCRATS Embrace!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      August 19, 2019 at 6:18 pm

      ha ha ha. None of those people were alive when our founding fathers drew up the Constitution.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 19, 2019 at 8:27 am

    I love how Democrats who have done nothing about the skyrocketing medical costs are now using diabetes for political benefit! UGH!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      August 19, 2019 at 6:17 pm

      I have been waiting for the Republican plan for over 2 years. Where is it?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 19, 2019 at 8:26 am

    HOW Social Justice is WORKING In Chicago letting them RIGHT BACK On to the Streets.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 19, 2019 at 8:26 am

    The entire west coast, California,Oregon and Washington are nothing but a haven for liberals. I worry for our country. These are the so called “elites” that are devoid of any common sense. California is a lost cause and the other two are heading in the same direction.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 19, 2019 at 8:26 am

    Really appreciate the great job Proud Boys and Patriot Prayer showed in their march for our awesome President and country. Thank you for keeping the peace so well and showing what out of control aholes Antifa are.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      August 19, 2019 at 6:16 pm

      The police kept the poor boys and antifa apart. Not the poor boys.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 19, 2019 at 8:25 am

    Narcan is free and Chemotherapy is expensive. How come drug addicts get treated better than cancer patients??????

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 19, 2019 at 8:24 am

    *Epstein…Death By HANGING….Around… the Clintons

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 19, 2019 at 8:23 am

    **SOCIAL JUSTICE… Because of the Imbalanced Number of Blacks in the Prison System….DA’s & Judges Release them BACK On the Streets…DO YOU Understand the Chicago Philly Baltimore etc Weekend Shooting Galleries NOW?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 19, 2019 at 8:05 am

    The debt is massive, the deficit at record heights, infrastructure is crumbling with no plans in place to fix it… but Trump wants to spend money on buying Greenland.
    Why does Putin want Trump to buy Greenland is the real question.
    What a dumbass Trump is.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      August 20, 2019 at 12:34 pm

      You want to spend it on healthcare for illegals, paying off student debt, etc., etc. And you call Trump a dumb ass. Look in the mirror if you want to see a REAL DUMB ASS.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 19, 2019 at 6:10 am

    **Even those who don’t own AR’s will help defend those who do. We stand together. So come get them.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 18, 2019 at 12:19 pm

    does anyone use this site for anything other than trolling retards? the vast majority of you wax intellectual but seriously? all retards.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 18, 2019 at 12:16 pm

    Liberal. The male liberal is usually identified by the tuft of hair sticking up from the rear top of the cranium, they use this tuft as a tool to attract other douchebags… er, liberals. As they lack the common features that define a man to a women. like muscle tone or a penis that protrudes from the lower abdomen beyond one inch or work ethic or courage or basically any other trait a male from almost any other species upon the planet will naturally display. the liberal male is a feminist, he thinks if he is sensitive it will endure him to the liberal female(he almost always becomes a cuck)
    The liberal female
    Loud, colorful hair like a peacock on meth. generally identified by the cunt like permanent expression on her face, she will be looking at every man she sees and doesnt know just waiting for the inevitable moment when she can misconstrue or manipulate a situation to her benefit always looking for attention obnoxious far more aggressive and physically capable than her “male” counterpart. she owns a strap on and has convinced her cuck that being pegged is just what a true feminist male would do, so he can empathize with womens plight. the liberal female is loud and will only get louder when presented with facts. she will not be reasoned with. she will not be talked to. she will yell at you about how your a racist even if you bought your dashboard hula girl from a samoan man on your recent trip to the island. the liberal female will cuck the male to sleep with any minority to virtue signal that she is not racist(she will abort the afro baby and never tell the capitalist pig she calls father, he may cut off her allowance) the liberal female will defend anyone or any cause that fits her narrative, as long as its being live streamed or a crowd has gathered. the liberal female will not shave her pits because modern beauty standards are chauvinist and oppressive (shes dumpy and cant get cute when she tries so any female more attractive is clearly falling victim to a straight white make society) oddly enough if you can find the rare female liberal that practices hygiene and you happen to be an actual adult male human being they secretly crave what you have to offer and appreciate the fact that you have enough testosterone and pheromones in your body to cause a genuine sexual interest. once they realize they like a men and not boys they get pretty dick hungry

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 18, 2019 at 10:03 am

    SOCIAL JUSTICE… Because of the Imbalanced Number of Blacks in the Prison System….DA’s & Judges Release them BACK On the Streets…DO YOU Understand the Chicago Philly Baltimore etc Weekend Shooting Galleries NOW?

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      August 18, 2019 at 10:19 am

      You must have a stock of right-wing quotes that you access every morning so you can rapid fire them on this site. Get. a. life.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        August 18, 2019 at 10:23 am

        they say sometimes the best advice to follow is your own. youre here to read the crap everyday….. just being part of a problem you think you have the right to complain about. please enlighten us with your socialist wisdom great and wise liberal. care to defend you precious antifa and their actions this weekend? liberals and conservatives deserve eachother, youre all idiots.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        August 18, 2019 at 10:29 am

        do you care to explain to us why this gun violence only happens in black neighborhoods in cities with democrats in office for decades and is only perpetrated by black men against other black men? you have something right? i mean somehow im to blame because i was born with white skin…. right? please tell me how black gun violence is my problem or the problem of people like myself who dont endorse condone facilitate or participate in it? tell me why legal gun owners should lose their rights because a bunch of morons with 4th grade educations like to shoot eachother over money and drugs and shoes? please inform me so i can be just like you and blame innocent people for the actions of thugs? what is your explanation for the behavior of black males does 13/50 not make sense to you? can you even read? stop right fighting and sjw’ing for a moment and just try reality and common sense for a little while. youre dumb as hell lol.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 18, 2019 at 10:03 am

    Epstein…Death By HANGING….Around… the Clintons

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 18, 2019 at 10:02 am

    I knew that was going to happen, arresting those on the right. Watched an interview with him yesterday and he confirmed my suspicion. This mayor is an example of how socialist run the government with their “brownshirts” beating everyone into submission and jailing those that do not submit.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      August 18, 2019 at 10:31 am

      didnt antifa just attack a bunch of people for no reason? there is your oppressive fascist group. stop talking about brown shirts ect. Why is this current generation obsessed with nazis and labeling everyone who doesnt find socialism to be acceptable as a nazi? youre a bunch of small minded bastards.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 18, 2019 at 10:02 am

    You know I can remember a time when our leaders would never have talked the way they do now, it is a sin and disgrace that our well educated politicians would stoop this low and degrade themselves in such a manner, it reminds me of a bunch of 2nd graders on a playground. I know I will get an argument from this but it is mostly Dumocrats doing this, John F. Kennedy would change parties if he were alive today!!!! DEMS, YOU LOST GET OVER IT AND MOVE ON,trust me you will feel better in the morning!!!! MAGA 2020 ..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 18, 2019 at 10:02 am

    No wonder the country is divided with rhetoric like this! Trump supporters love this country, unlike AOC who thinks she knows what is best! Our country is not perfect, but we are trying to make it be the best we can. We believe in the Constitution, the bill of rights, and the electoral college, unlike the demonocrats who would like to shove their failed socialism agenda down our throats. We support socialist countries with our tax dollars because they can’t make it on their own! Great way for America to fail if we adopt Democrat policies!