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    InaMaeNowFromIowa Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 12:34 pm

    Covid-19 is so deadly that the govt ordered Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen to be released from prison early, but it’s also so benign that we need to be packing the nation’s children back into their schools pronto?

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    NIT Publisher Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 11:19 am

    Effective at 8 am, July 9, 2020, the City of Mason City is implementing new protocols for the wearing of face coverings in City Hall and other city-owned facilities in response to recent increases in COVID-19 cases in Cerro Gordo County.

    The City facilities have been operating with protections and protocols in place since the beginning of the virus response. This implementation of the use of personal protective equipment (face masks) is for the safety of the public and our coworkers in the new wave of infection in the county.

    The following policy is effective at 8 am on July 9, 2020:

    PUBLIC FACILITY POLICY AND REQUIREMENTS

    For the protection of life, health, safety and property as affected by reason of the Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), which resulted in a statewide declaration of a public health emergency, the following requirements are hereby established by the City of Mason City.

    Purpose, Effective Area.
    This policy is being issued to limit the health impacts of COVID-19. This policy sets forth requirements for the public to utilize face coverings inside of public facilities owned by the City of Mason City to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

    2. Effective Date and Time, Limitations.
    The Public Facility Policy is effective starting on the date of adoption and will remain in effect until further notice.

    3. Definitions.
    Face Covering shall mean a uniform piece of material that securely covers a person’s nose and mouth and remains affixed in place without the use of one’s hands. Face Coverings include, but are not limited to, bandanas, medical masks, cloth masks, face shields, and gaiters.

    4. Face Coverings Required.
    All persons shall wear Face Coverings when entering and while inside the publicly accessible areas of any City of Mason City building. This requirement shall be in effect within the City regardless of any less restrictive County or State orders or guidance concerning face coverings.

    5. Face Coverings for City Workers.
    This policy does not modify the requirements for usage of personal protective equipment (PPE) by city employees as established by separate policy.

    6. Exception(s).
    Nothing herein shall require the wearing of face coverings: by children under the age of 12, while participating in a physical activity, while eating or drinking, or by persons for whom a face covering would cause impairment due to an existing health condition and who present a medical verification to that effect.

    7. General Information for all Persons.
    Pursuant to Federal Centers for Disease Control guidance, the public is strongly encouraged to wear cloth Face Coverings that: • Fit snugly but comfortably against the side of the face; • Are secured with ties or ear loops; • Include multiple layers of fabric; • Allow for breathing without restriction; and • Are able to be laundered and machine dried without damage or change to shape.

    8. Most Restrictive Standard Controls.
    To the extent any State and/or Federal regulations, orders or laws are more restrictive than what is set forth herein, such orders control.

    9. Signage Required.
    Any property that is subject to Section (4) of this emergency rule must display signage in a prominent area of the property that informs members of the public about the requirement to wear Face Coverings while entering and within the property.

    10. Enforcement Process.
    Any person with operational control of a property or area covered by this Regulation may notify any person entering that property or area of the requirement to wear a Face Covering and any person who does not comply with such a Face Covering request or with Face Covering signage required under this Regulation must leave the property or area that requires a Face Covering or shall be in violation of this Regulation.

    11. Severability.
    In the event that any section, provision, term, or requirement of this policy is deemed invalid, illegal, or unenforceable by a controlling Court of Law or by Federal, State or Local statute, code or ordinance, such section, provision, term, or requirement shall be excluded to the extent that it has been deemed invalid, illegal, or unenforceable. All other sections, provisions, terms, and requirements shall remain in full force and effect.

    REMEMBER – A face covering is not intended to replace the protection of staying home when you are ill. No one is allowed to enter City Hall if they are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or if they have been exposed to someone with COVID-19.

    While the terms, locations, area designations, etc. in this document are specific to City Hall, the general procedures will apply to other facilities. Each department may have supplemental policies and guidelines for specific facilities and operations that must be adhered to based on departmental needs.

    City staff is asking residents help slow the spread of COVID-19 by doing their part to keep family, friends, neighbors and our community safe. The City’s priority is protecting the health and safety of our residents and continuing to serve you.

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    IdaMaeNowFromIowa Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 11:09 am

    Will Biden name Ilan Omar as secretary of state? I’m thinking she could help restore our reputation with the third world.

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    IdaMaeNowFromIowa Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:49 am

    I’m thinking Trump will get the virus and resign. If Pence gets it then and resigns, Pelosi becomes you commander in chief.

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    IdaMaeNowFromIowa Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:45 am

    If schools open back up as normal it will be an absolute disaster. The admin has given up on containing the virus.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:41 am

    As we watch attacks on law enforcement escalate, calls to get rid of police grow and violence explode… Biden sees an opportunity to reshape the country. And that should scare the hell out of everyone.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:40 am

    The ONLY thing DEMENTIA JOE is gonna transform if he becomes Prez, is the oval office into a DIAPER CHANGING ROOM !

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 9, 2020 at 11:23 am

      Trump has already done that. Can’t control his bowels.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:40 am

    ‘Transform America’? I believe I have heard that from another Democrat running for the presidency. Anyway Biden has been in DC for over 40 years and has done NOTHING. Plus in a fairer country he and his son would be in court to explain their nefarious deals with foreign governments.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:39 am

    If anyone should love this country, it’s Ilhan Omar. Here is a nation that welcomed her with open arms, provided her opportunity for a better life & elected her to the U.S. Congress.How does she repay America? By calling for the dismantling of the U.S. economy & its entire system. Hating America is now a pillar of the Democratic Party.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:39 am

    I will never understand the hatred people have for this country, they only need to look beyond our borders to see how bad it can be for people and that is what they are clamoring for here…

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:38 am

    Omar was obviously planted here to do exactly what she is doing. That is what Obama did and is still doing. She is probably on a long list of payrolls. She should be deported.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:38 am

    Omar is a traitor and should be treated as such. Striped of Congress. Tried appropriately.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 9, 2020 at 11:22 am

      Striped? Learn English you moron.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 9, 2020 at 11:36 am

        He or she can’t learn…because being a Trumptard is terminally stupid.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:38 am

    Are you starting to get it now parents; helping your child be successful in LIFE is the last thing colleges care about on the LONG list of far left liberal agendas.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:37 am

    They are not teaching anything, it’s mostly brainwashing. Look at the college students rioting, disrespecting police and others. They don’t have enough intelligence to get a job, a place to live and a life. Sitting out in the midst of other rioters, screaming obscenities and generally doing nothing is their life until they crawl back under their rock.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:37 am

    Higher Education at its finest. Rail against capitalism all while racking in the highest possible margins and less amenities. Trade school kids trade school

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 9, 2020 at 11:21 am

      It costs money to operate a business even if it is in the education business. Revenue is down, costs are up. Thanks Trump.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:36 am

    We need to put colleges and universities out of business until they are no longer indoctrination centers rather than centers for learning.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:36 am

    What a bunch of bullsh-t! They charge the same $$ for online classes and they do for on campus classes…me thinks we have a clear cut case of out & out greed & puffed- up egos. What a crock of crap!

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    IdaMaeNowFromIowa Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:35 am

    It’s all a part of the plan to get Trump to resign in exchange for immunity for his vast crimes.

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    IdaMaeNowFromIowa Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:32 am

    Trumpo required to turn over tax info to NYC DA. El Presidente facing looong prison terms if not reelected. It’s sad.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 9, 2020 at 10:35 am

      No, he is NOT! It was kicked back down to the lower court. Supreme Court denied hearing it at all. Like all liberals, you lie!

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        IdaMaeNowFromIowa Reply Report comment

        July 9, 2020 at 10:40 am

        “denied hearing” it lol. The court held his claim of Presidential immunity to prosecution was BS. He is free to contest the charges as any other citizen.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:32 am

    We can either be a nation of spoiled brats or the greatest, freest nation in the history of the planet. We can’t be both..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:31 am

    Why is it always the dumbest people who demand the most respect? Smart and successful people command it, dumb people demand it. No smart or successful person ever beat someone else because they weren’t shown the proper respect..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:31 am

    The police are the only thing that stands between us and anarchy in the streets. If you want to protect your child, teach them respect..”

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:30 am

    Politicians cower: Liberal politicians are sniffing the throne of people whose allowances they should be cutting off. As the song goes, “I believe that children are our future…” Yes, they are the future, but it’s not the future. We don’t let them make decisions impacting the country for the same reason we don’t let them smoke and drink – they’re idiots. All the teaching in the world, even done properly, means nothing without real world experience, and sitting around doing a Zoom chat with friends about how oppressed people are doesn’t count as experience. Nor does having been grounded..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:30 am

    Corporations pander: In the hopes of not being the next target, large companies are funding this grift thinking they’ll be spared. All they’re doing is losing the audience they should care about – people with jobs and money to buy their products – while only postponing the attacks on them. Other than a corporate meeting room, the only place on the planet where you’ll find smaller content in the front of underpants is in political office..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:30 am

    Parents ignore: As long as their kid shows up at night, they don’t care what they do. Good grades or bad grades don’t matter if you don’t know what your kids are learning. An “A” on a gender studies test is about as useful as the ability to swallow live fish..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:29 am

    Teachers indoctrinate: You can find high school graduates who can barely read, but
    know they’re victims of society. They are victims – not of society but rather of the teachers who spent more time making sure they knew they were victims and which bathrooms people should be allowed to use than they did making sure they learned to read and write..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:28 am

    If people educated beyond their intelligence want to ruin their lives, I’m happy to let them. But they don’t want to just ruin their lives. They want to ruin life. That’s where the problem lies. The adults who are supposed to stand up to them, educate them, and look out for them have failed miserably at that job..

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 9, 2020 at 11:19 am

      You passed your intelligence level when you reached 3rd grade.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:28 am

    Consider every video you’ve seen on social media of some just-out-of-college-aged white chick screaming in the face of a black police officer about how cops are the problem. The arrogance of these people, coupled with the ignorance of never having experienced life, is a danger to the country and those around them..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:28 am

    “When an officer says ‘Put your hands up,’ then put your hands up! Don’t reach for something in your pocket, your lap, your seat. There’s plenty of reason for a police officer to feel threatened, there have been multiple assaults and ambushes on police officers lately. Comply with requests from the officer, have your day in court. Don’t mouth off, or fight, or refuse to comply… that escalates the situation..”

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:27 am

    They’re the unemployed and otherwise unemployable who are angry about the results of the bad choices they made – majoring in bisexual polar bear studies or some other worthless field of study that only qualifies you to teach that worthless skill to other suckers dumb enough to major in it, for example – and unqualified to do anything..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:27 am

    It’s the America liberals have created: a bunch of self-entitled brats used to getting whatever they want and unable to deal with not being coddled..

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    Quinn Symonds should be Mayor Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:23 am

    Abigail Lee posted on FB that she is looking for summer road trip suggestions. Doesn’t she know COVID is at an all time high?!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 9, 2020 at 11:18 am

      If you dislike her and her husband so much why do you follow them on FB? A little jealous maybe?

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    IdaMaeNowFromIowa Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:11 am

    When will they legalize weed in Iowa?

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    IdaMaeNowFromIowa Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 10:10 am

    Quiet!

    Pelosi is on TV.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 7:47 am

    We can either be a nation of spoiled brats or the greatest, freest nation in the history of the planet. We can’t be both.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 7:46 am

    Why is it always the dumbest people who demand the most respect? Smart and successful people command it, dumb people demand it. No smart or successful person ever beat someone else because they weren’t shown the proper respect.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 7:46 am

    The police are the only thing that stands between us and anarchy in the streets. If you want to protect your child, teach them respect.”

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 7:45 am

    Politicians cower: Liberal politicians are sniffing the throne of people whose allowances they should be cutting off. As the song goes, “I believe that children are our future…” Yes, they are the future, but it’s not the future. We don’t let them make decisions impacting the country for the same reason we don’t let them smoke and drink – they’re idiots. All the teaching in the world, even done properly, means nothing without real world experience, and sitting around doing a Zoom chat with friends about how oppressed people are doesn’t count as experience. Nor does having been grounded.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 9, 2020 at 7:41 am

    It’s not the police who need to be retrained, it’s the public. We have grown into a mouthy, cell phone-wielding, vulgar, uncivil society with no personal responsibility and the attitude of ‘it’s the other person’s fault,’ ‘you owe me.’ A society where children grow up with no boundaries or knowledge or concern for civil society and personal responsibility.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 9, 2020 at 8:23 am

      The bot is back and doing its duty to its motherland. Da?

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 9, 2020 at 9:48 am

        You hate the reality of Life?

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 9, 2020 at 10:33 am

          No, it is not the reality of life. It is bullshit. What I really hate is that you can’t come up with an original thought for yourself because you don’t have one. All you and the bot do is repeat garbage you find on right-wing wacko sites and re-post them here. Try thinking for yourself sometime. Are you afraid to put something into your own words because then it will sound like the bs that it really is? Or can’t you construct a paragraph and you don’t want anyone to know how little you really know?

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 9, 2020 at 10:33 am

        I never left. You are just so slow you can’t keep up.

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      IdaMaeNowFromIowa Reply Report comment

      July 9, 2020 at 10:08 am

      This post reads like a job description for a bad cop.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 9, 2020 at 10:31 am

        Well that’s definitely one thing you wouldn’t understand. A JOB description.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 8, 2020 at 7:46 pm

    % Let me break it down…
    1. Joe Biden isn’t winning just like Hillary wasn’t winning.
    2. Bubba Wallace wasn’t a victim, but is a “Great Race Card Driver!”
    3. Black lives do matter, along with everyone else.
    4. What happened to Floyd should never happen again.
    5. All cops definitely aren’t bad, nor are they all racist.
    6. Trump is the President and doing a great job!!
    7. Rioters and looters have nothing to do with George Floyd. (And should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law).
    8. Police lives matter.
    9. Unborn lives matter.
    10. Colin Kaepernick isn’t a hero, and never will be.
    11. CNN isn’t news (nor is MSNBC)
    12. Elizabeth Warren isn’t Indian just a fake person.
    13. Facebook only censors conservatives.
    14. All lives do matter (red, yellow, black and white, they are precious in the Lord’s sight).
    15. COVID 19 is being used to gauge just how much of our freedom they can take away.
    16. All fear is fueled by the media, this is a fact.
    17. God is still in control and always will be.
    18. Epstein did not kill himself.
    19. Nascar did kill themselves.
    20. Most people are not racist.
    21. There is NO White Privilege .
    22. There are no slave owners or slaves still living
    23. Democrats are trying to enslave everyone in the U.S.
    24. LIFE is What YOU Make of it.
    25. No one OWES You ANYTHING !
    26. The NFL killed itself!
    27. I stand for the Flag and National Anthem.
    28. I kneel only for Jesus.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 8, 2020 at 7:54 pm

      You apparently have had a break down.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 9, 2020 at 8:14 am

        please explain your comment, and be specific, if you can.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 9, 2020 at 9:07 am

          Specifically, you’re a dumbass Trumptard.

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      IdaMaeNowFromIowa Reply Report comment

      July 8, 2020 at 8:12 pm

      You are a shell of a citizen.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 9, 2020 at 7:40 am

        This from a guy who lived in a house made of old tires!

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 9, 2020 at 8:15 am

        please explain your comment, and be specific, if you can.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 9, 2020 at 8:22 am

          You have had a breakdown because you have bought into the lies from the right. You think you are a patriotic, righteous person but you are a fascist. Satan has you in his grip.

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            Anonymous

            July 9, 2020 at 9:46 am

            Me? I thought I was a good Democrat….

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            Anonymous

            July 9, 2020 at 11:36 am

            And your are an idiot!!! It seems that assnonymous and IdaMaeNowFromIowa are one and the same. You have no comprehension of what you read.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 8, 2020 at 3:55 pm

    Orange Man calls him Sleepy Joe.
    Because he knows Americans will be able to SLEEP again when HE IS PRESIDENT! ridinwithbiden2020!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 8, 2020 at 6:23 pm

      wheelchairs for everyone!!!

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 8, 2020 at 6:27 pm

        you watched trump stumble down that ramp

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 8, 2020 at 6:36 pm

        Wheelchairs for you, your momma, your daddy, your sister, your brother, your grandma, your grandpa, your aunt, your uncle, your son, your daughter and your NAZI leader, Racist, NARCISSIST, Most hated person by all countries around the world!

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 8, 2020 at 7:48 pm

          isn’t that what “everyone”, means. and, paid for with your tax dollars.

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            Anonymous

            July 8, 2020 at 8:20 pm

            some people are just ignorant

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            Anonymous

            July 9, 2020 at 8:16 am

            yes, they’re kind of like sheep!

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    IdaMaeNowFromIowa Reply Report comment

    July 8, 2020 at 2:56 pm

    Thank goodness the dollar stores are booming–Mason City’s one growth industry.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 8, 2020 at 3:28 pm

      soon, all stores will be dollar stores, or they will be closed.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 8, 2020 at 6:39 pm

        In the 60s they were called dime stores. Most were Ben Franklin or Kresgeses? They were wonderful,you buy pets or lunch!

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 8, 2020 at 6:46 pm

          And anything else. Good times , not like now.

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            Anonymous

            July 9, 2020 at 11:17 am

            Good times only if you were white.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 8, 2020 at 6:56 pm

      You must shop there a lot! Usually most of their customers are on welfare like you! Keep shopping! It will keep them booming!

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    IdaMaeNowFromIowa Reply Report comment

    July 8, 2020 at 12:50 pm

    Trump’s like an oyster that’s gone bad.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 8, 2020 at 2:46 pm

      He is more like a peach that has been in the sun wayyyy too long! 🙂 🙂 🙂

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 8, 2020 at 7:33 am

    Understand the enemy and the information operation it’s running on you. The total number of these shrieking punks is infinitesimal, probably under 1 percent of the population. But the mainstream media seeks to make them seem pervasive and overwhelming by covering them 24/7, and it expects you to fall for it.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 8, 2020 at 7:32 am

    Understand the nature of the fight. It’s not one of right and wrong. It is one of power. Give them nothing. Concede nothing. Stop trying to be reasonable.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 8, 2020 at 2:04 pm

      This idea was most recently proposed by the tea party. It was then adopted by the Republicans. The basis of it is that compromise is wrong. Never compromise what you believe in because that is weakness. Our country should be the way we believe it should be and we should eradicate all the people who don’t believe that.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 8, 2020 at 7:31 am

    Look at what happened when the pink polo shirt gun guy quite reasonably grabbed his AR-15 as the cops were AWOL. St. Louis’s Soros-bought DA – who last month released all the arrested rioters – threatened to prosecute him. The media is slandering him too. A pack of jackals threatened his property, his family, and even his dog, and he’s the bad guy for not showing his belly? You see the same fake furor every time some citizen has his car surrounded by a feeding frenzy of scumbags and plows through them to escape. Ignore that the slime are now shooting people they try to trap. The idea is to make you give up instead of fight back because if you fight back, the law comes down on you instead of the criminals.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 8, 2020 at 7:31 am

    Why is gun control such a fetish for these creeps? Because you with a gun have the ability to not just say “no” but to exact a price from those who wish to compel a “yes.” So, of course, they want to eliminate your ability to have weapons, but they also want to eliminate, as a practical matter, your ability to use them to protect yourself.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 8, 2020 at 7:30 am

    Higher education’s monotonous embrace of virtue signaling, political proselytizing and loud social justice activism is now sowing the seeds of its own obsolescence and replacement.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 8, 2020 at 2:00 pm

      Yes, let’s end all education after high school. No sense in helping people become more knowledgable.

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        Johnny Moose Syracuse Reply Report comment

        July 8, 2020 at 4:38 pm

        Well at least it would eliminate the problem of what they would now have to call Masters Degrees.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 8, 2020 at 7:30 am

    The idea that universities can still charge regular rates when students are forced to stay home is not just an unsustainable practice, but veritable suicide. If one can supposedly learn well enough from downloads, Zoom talks and Skype lectures, then why pay $50,000 or more for that service from your basement?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 8, 2020 at 7:30 am

    If socialism has become a campus creed, maybe Ivy League schools can be hit with an annual “wealth tax” on their massive endowments in order to redistribute revenue to poorer colleges. Why does academia guarantee lifetime employment to those who cannot guarantee that a graduate gets a decent job?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 8, 2020 at 7:29 am

    The universities, some with multibillion-dollar endowments, will accept no moral responsibility. They are not overly worried that many of their indebted graduates discover their majors don’t translate into well-paid jobs or guarantee employers that grads can write, speak or think cogently.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 8, 2020 at 7:29 am

    Universities are certainly teaching our youth to be confident, loud and self-righteous. But the media blitz during these last several weeks of protests, riots and looting also revealed a generation that is poorly educated and yet petulant and self-assured without justification. How can so many so sheltered and prolonged adolescents claim to be all-knowing? Ask questions like these, and the answers ultimately lead back to the university.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 8, 2020 at 1:58 pm

      Who taught you to copy and paste because that is the way morons try to prove their points. They don’t have original thoughts so they have to mimic others. The real problem is that 95% of the time, they don’t understand where they are copying and pasting.

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    IdaMaeNowFromIowa Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 7:19 pm

    Odds of 2 to 1 Trump gets the virus and withdraws.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 8, 2020 at 7:25 am

      Not if Trump lives in a old tire house.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 8, 2020 at 9:46 am

      Better yet. Gets the virus and dies and goes to hell!

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    IdaMaeNowFromIowa Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 5:59 pm

    Will President Biden give Colin Kaepernick the Presidential Freedom Award? I mean, if Rush can get one . . .

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 7, 2020 at 8:36 pm

      what has colin done for mankind?

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 7, 2020 at 8:37 pm

        probably as much as BARACK and he got a Pulitzer

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 8, 2020 at 7:16 am

          Do your homework. President Obama did not receive a Pulitzer Prize.

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            Anonymous

            July 8, 2020 at 12:14 pm

            I know it was a Nobel prize

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            Anonymous

            July 8, 2020 at 12:16 pm

            He could of gotten one..no wait his TelePrompTer would have gotten it

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            Anonymous

            July 8, 2020 at 1:25 pm

            Why did you say Pulitzer if you knew it was a Nobel Prize?

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 8, 2020 at 2:49 pm

      COLON CANCER KAEPERNICK should be put on the next Space X rocket and sent to space! ONE WAY TICKET!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 8, 2020 at 7:53 pm

      Kaepernick, has been picked to do the voice over for Mr. Hankey. Something smells here.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 3:23 pm

    Amazing! I heard Good Shepherd had a nurse that was sick with Cocid19. They told her to o to work anyway. Now 18 patients there have Covid19 and the count will go up.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 7, 2020 at 3:41 pm

      Your numbers are off, there are over 50 positive COVID patients there. Good luck getting a test- whoever wants one can get one! Try calling because you were exposed, testing is booked solid for more than a week out.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 8, 2020 at 7:26 am

        If I had a relative in Good Shepherd and the caught the virus I would sue the shit out of them.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 8, 2020 at 12:13 pm

          OK Cuomo

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 8, 2020 at 1:24 pm

          Not if the governor and President have any say about it. Both want legislation passed that shields businesses from lawsuits due to the virus.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 3:21 pm

    The people who want to change the American way of life, our constitution and our freedoms, are actually trying to destroy the things that give them the right to demonstrate the way they choose. If they were in any other country, especially a marxist or communist run country, they would be imprisoned or killed. They also obviously don’t know the history about Karl Marx and how many of his own people he killed. Millions

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 3:21 pm

    Black Lives Matter supporter screaming “I hope they kill all the white babies! Kill all your grandkids!” BLM racism must come to an end now..

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 7, 2020 at 8:34 pm

      crazy who will they impregnate if they are all gone

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 3:19 pm

    The blacks have been voting demoncraps for 60 years. Nothing has changed for them still living the same crap as 60 years ago. Time to wake up and vote differently..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 3:18 pm

    I’ve been saying this for years when the dumbest math program of Core was pushed on elementary school children. The dems have devalued our education system to the fullest disgrace. They teach movements and causes instead of educating in the basics..

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 7, 2020 at 6:42 pm

      They would be a heck of a lot smarter if their parents would invest some time in encouraging and helping them with school work. Reading to them would also help. Most homes today subscribe to no magazines, have fewer than 5 books in the home and the parents read to their kids “once in a while” whatever the hell that means.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 7, 2020 at 8:32 pm

        lazy..please somebody raise my kids and let me bitch how bad there are and the bad job you did

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 3:18 pm

    Children are being indoctrinated at a very young age to hate America ( without benefit of how wonderful this country is and how much the world needs America!) God has been taken out of schools and some pastors are more concerned with trends rather than Bible verse. Parents have either given up and are entrusting teachers or don’t have information to teach. ..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 3:17 pm

    Children are definitely not taught about our history and all the people who died giving us our freedom. That our flag and anthem stands for the millions of people of all colors died to give us such a magnificent country. Now the Dumbercrats and their puppets from their basements are trying to destroy our country. RED WAVE AND LANDSLIDE PRESIDENT TRUMP…

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 8, 2020 at 2:53 pm

      The RED WAVE would be the Russians helping him and the LANDSLIDE would be Awesome if the entire Orange Man family would be cover by it!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 3:17 pm

    The schools have been taken over by Marxists indoctrinating the young. Tenure must be abolished. You cannot fire bad teachers. This is the root of anti-American beliefs…

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 7, 2020 at 5:01 pm

      Bullshit.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 7, 2020 at 8:30 pm

        go to a class and check it out fool

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 8, 2020 at 1:54 pm

          First of all, you have no idea what a Marxist is. Second of all, you can fire a teacher if he or she is bad. But, the real question is why hire them if they are not good? Most of the administrators I know are Republicans and they do the hiring.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 3:16 pm

    So apparently we cannot point out that black lives taken by those who are not cops matter, even though those deaths are far more common. Because it’s all about police brutality. But it’s not — the BLM rubric has come to include everything from removing statues to reparations..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 3:16 pm

    It took one American to Defeat the Republican party, then Defeat the Democratic party. To Expose these evil people for what they really are..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 3:15 pm

    For‎ decades‎ the‎ health‎ industry‎ has‎ thrown‎ away‎ billions‎ of‎ face‎ masks‎ after‎ one‎ use.‎ Trump‎ asks,‎ “why‎ the‎ hell‎ are‎ we‎ throwing‎ them‎ away?‎ Why‎ not‎ sterilize‎ them‎ and‎ use‎ them‎ numerous‎ times?”‎ They‎ called‎ him‎ stupid.‎ What‎ are‎ they‎ doing‎ now?‎ Sterilizing‎ face‎ masks.
    He’s‎ the‎ guy‎ that‎ gets‎ hospital‎ ships‎ readied‎ in‎ one‎ week‎ when‎ it‎ would‎ have‎ taken‎ a‎ bureaucrat‎ weeks‎ or‎ months‎ to‎ get‎ it‎ done.
    He’s‎ the‎ guy‎ that‎ gets‎ temporary‎ hospitals‎ built‎ in‎ three‎ days.‎ They‎ said‎ no‎ way‎ he‎ could‎ do‎ it.
    He’s‎ the‎ guy‎ that‎ gets‎ auto‎ industries‎ to‎ restructure‎ to‎ build‎ ventilators‎ in‎ a‎ business‎ that’s‎ highly‎ regulated‎ by‎ agencies‎ that‎ move‎ like‎ sloths..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 3:15 pm

    Trump is the‎ guy‎ that‎ campaigned‎ on‎ securing‎ the‎ border‎ -‎ protecting‎ America‎ -‎ in‎ the‎ face‎ of‎ screaming‎ Democrats‎ and‎ the‎ liberal‎ media.(Both‎ Clinton‎ and‎ Obama‎ talked‎ about‎ a‎ crisis‎ at‎ the‎ border‎ and‎ Obama‎ did‎ some‎ things‎ to‎ address‎ the‎ crisis,‎ but‎ they‎ proved‎ insufficient.)‎ Nancy‎ Pelosi‎ has‎ a‎ high‎ wall‎ surrounding‎ her‎ property‎ to‎ prevent‎ outsiders‎ from‎ just‎ entering‎ freely.‎ When‎ Trump‎ shut‎ down‎ borders‎ in‎ the‎ midst‎ of‎ the‎ coronavirus‎ virus,‎ they‎ screamed‎ louder.‎ .

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 3:15 pm

    Trump is the‎ guy‎ that‎ restricted‎ travel‎ from‎ China‎ when‎ the‎ Democrats‎ and‎ liberal‎ media‎ were‎ screaming‎ “xenophobia”‎ and‎ “racist.”‎ Now‎ they’re‎ wanting‎ to‎ know‎ why‎ didn’t‎ he‎ react‎ sooner??

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 3:14 pm

    No shit Sherlock, we are an overwhelmingly white country. I’d be willing to bet that parks in Africa are overwhelmingly black, China-Chinese… anybody else notice a pattern?

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      IdaMaeNowFromIowa Reply Report comment

      July 7, 2020 at 3:17 pm

      About 60 percent white, hardly overwhelming. You need to get out of Iowa more.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 3:14 pm

    Trump‎ is‎ working‎ harder‎ than‎ I’ve‎ ever‎ seen‎ a‎ President‎ work.‎ Twenty-four‎ hour‎ days.‎ He‎ isn’t‎ hiding‎ in‎ his‎ office;‎ he’s‎ out‎ front‎ -‎ Briefing‎ -‎ every‎ day.
    When‎ he‎ offers‎ hope,‎ they‎ say‎ he’s‎ lying‎ and‎ when‎ he’s‎ straight‎ forward,‎ they‎ say‎ he‎ should‎ be‎ hopeful.‎ It’s‎ a‎ no‎ win‎ situation,‎ with‎ the‎ MSM,‎ but‎ he‎ will‎ not‎ be‎ deterred.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 7, 2020 at 5:04 pm

      He spends 12 hours a day watching tv and tweeting. He also golfs, holds political rallies on the public dime, and checks his approval ratings. He doesn’t like briefings especially ones he has to read. Remember he is guy who knows more about everything than anyone else.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 7, 2020 at 8:27 pm

        maybe you need to follow him around instead of watching cnn, msnbc etc

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        North end Reply Report comment

        July 7, 2020 at 8:38 pm

        So, he’s like every other president we’ve had in the last 12 years?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 11:54 am

    Colin Kaepernick picked to do the voice over for Mr. Hankey.

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      Barney Fife Reply Report comment

      July 7, 2020 at 8:25 pm

      good, will never see or hear him as hankey means nothing to me. and yes l am living just fine

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    Common Folk Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 11:48 am

    Heard Barbie Hovland had to hire a security guard to protect her at last nites republican meeting. Guess her party members dont like her being a bully.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 9:58 am

    I’ll‎ take‎ this‎ kind‎ of‎ leadership‎ six‎ days‎ a‎ week‎ and‎ twice‎ on‎ Sunday‎ over‎ a‎ “polished,‎ nice‎ guy”‎ politician‎ who‎ reads‎ prepared‎ speeches‎ from‎ a‎ teleprompter‎ and‎ answers‎ pre-scripted‎ questions.
    He‎ is‎ my‎ President.
    Donald‎ J.‎ Trump‎ #2020

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      IdaMaeNowFromIowa Reply Report comment

      July 7, 2020 at 12:59 pm

      That’s because you have a great capacity for self-abuse.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 7, 2020 at 1:15 pm

        Says the guy that builds houses out of used rubber tires.

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    July 7, 2020 at 8:24 am

    NIACC College Board Meeting for the month of June
    Thursday, July 16, 2020
    7 PM Regular NIACC Board of Directors Meeting
    NIACC Campus – Administration Building (Room 100)
    500 College Drive – Mason City, Iowa (Masks Required)

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 7:48 am

    Our schools have dumbed down our kids and grandkids and turned them away from our country. We have allowed too many foreign nationals into our country and have been allowed to teach our youth. This is how a country is destroyed from within..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 7:48 am

    Why do we pay those teachers and Educators so much money to educate our children when all they do it’s teach the children that hate the children coming out of schools now can’t even read a regular clock, cannot do cursive writing, cannot do math, cannot spell they have taught them nothing but hate and disrespect..

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 7, 2020 at 1:54 pm

      unfortunately, they didn’t teach you much but, of course, you have to go to school to be educated.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 7:46 am

    We cannot, and should not, tear down every historical monument in this country that offends. It does a great disservice in understanding, learning from, and appreciating our great complex, and imperfect history. We should teach history – not destroy history, so that future generations learn the lessons of the past so they are not doomed to repeat its past mistakes, but also grow and build on its triumphs, which included ending slavery at the horrific cost of 600,000 of our fellow countrymen.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 7, 2020 at 1:55 pm

      How much history have you learned from a statue? Now that some of them are getting a lot of publicity, some people will read about them and learn how they were traitors to this country.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 7, 2020 at 3:10 pm

        The real traitors are people like you. And, you will soon find out what we do to traitors.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 7, 2020 at 5:06 pm

          Who is ‘we’? You and the tiny thing that hangs down between your legs? Don’t forget, dufus, liberals have guns too.

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            Anonymous

            July 7, 2020 at 8:21 pm

            and when confronted, turn frenchie and throw them down or shoot them backwards

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            Anonymous

            July 8, 2020 at 7:58 pm

            you will see. just go ahead and start your revolution.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 7:46 am

    How is it possible that the man responsible for freeing the slaves – President Abraham Lincoln, would be linked to white supremacy? Vandals and rioters recently graffitied the front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., and are now attempting to tear down the Emancipation Memorial in D.C. as well, which depicts President Lincoln holding the Emancipation Proclamation and freeing an African-American slave. This memorial was funded by freed slaves.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 7:45 am

    “Born 1809, died 1865. Lincoln held the nation together during its greatest trial, the Civil War. Lincoln believed his most sacred duty was the preservation of the union. It was his firm conviction that slavery must be abolished. Gutzon Borglum chose Lincoln to represent the preservation of the United States.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 7:45 am

    “Born 1858, died 1919. Roosevelt provided leadership when America experienced rapid economic growth as it entered the 20th century. He was instrumental in negotiating the construction of the Panama Canal, linking the east and the west. He was known as the “trust buster” for his work to end large corporate monopolies and ensure the rights of the common working man. Borglum chose Roosevelt to represent the development of the United States.”

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 7:44 am

    “Born 1743, died 1826. Jefferson was the primary author of the Declaration of Independence, a document which inspires democracies around the world. He also purchased the Louisiana Territory from France in 1803 which doubled the size of our country, adding all or part of fifteen present-day states. Gutzon Borglum chose Jefferson to represent the growth of the United States.”

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      NIT Publisher Reply Report comment

      July 7, 2020 at 11:51 am

      He fathered children with slaves who then kept those children as slaves. Wattaguy.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 7, 2020 at 3:13 pm

        Were you there? Did you see it? or did you just read it in one of those left wing articles you fawn on?

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 7, 2020 at 8:42 pm

        Meh, semantics.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 7:44 am

    “Born 1732, died 1799. Washington led the colonists in the American Revolutionary War to win independence from Great Britain. He was the father of the new country and laid the foundation of American democracy. Because of his importance, Borglum chose Washington to be the most prominent figure on the mountain and represent the birth of the United States.”

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 7:43 am

    On the mountain are carved four of America’s greatest presidents – including George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln – to represent the first 130 years of American history.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 7, 2020 at 1:59 pm

      trump wants to disgrace the monument by putting his mug up there. that is worse than what some of them are doing to statues.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 7:43 am

    In a stunning tweet Monday evening, which has since been deleted, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) said, “Trump has disrespected Native communities time and again. He’s attempted to limit their voting rights and blocked critical pandemic relief. Now he’s holding a rally glorifying white supremacy at Mount Rushmore—a region once sacred to tribal communities.” The tweet is referring to a fireworks event being held on July 3rd at Mt. Rushmore to celebrate America’s Independence before the 4th of July holiday. It is an unfortunate escalation that obviously crossed the lines, and within an hour was surreptitiously taken down by the DNC with no apology, correction, or explanation.

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      NIT Publisher Reply Report comment

      July 7, 2020 at 11:53 am

      I’d say take the tweet at face value. Even Trump deletes tweets. If it was up, they meant it.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 7, 2020 at 8:15 pm

        so..say anything you want …wait a hour or so and delete it. how many hits have been seen and people believing the crap?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2020 at 7:42 am

    In every country with a more permissive drug regime, all outcomes are better. Countries like Switzerland and Portugal, where drugs are decriminalized, don’t have these problems that we have with drug overdoses.” In 2001, Portugal decriminalized all drug use. Instead of punishing drug users, they offer medical help. Deaths from overdoses dropped sharply. In 2017, Portugal had only 4 deaths per million people. The United States had 217 per million. “In a society, you will have people who misbehave. “But that doesn’t mean you should punish all of us because someone can’t handle this activity.” It’s time to end the drug war