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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 11, 2020 at 8:27 pm

    Today has been profitable, cha-ching!!!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 11, 2020 at 5:23 pm

    What does it say about the state of affairs in American politics when the President is more concerned about making sure his allies know they can do anything they want without having to worry about repercussions and that same President won’t comment or do anything about Russia putting bounties on American soldiers’ heads? We are in trouble.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 11, 2020 at 8:20 pm

      there is no factual proof that it happened, just BS hearsay from a left leaning organization.

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      IdaMaeNowFromIowa Reply Report comment

      July 11, 2020 at 8:29 pm

      So what’s the big deal? Of course he pardons his friends. You expect him to pardon his enemies?

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        Big Pipes rule Reply Report comment

        July 11, 2020 at 9:16 pm

        You remind me of those large clumps in a cat litter box. Keep up the good work Peter, your friend in Burdette doesn’t miss you.

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    IdaMaeNowFromIowa Reply Report comment

    July 11, 2020 at 3:45 pm

    New York has a BLM mural. Mason City should get one too. Where would be the best spot?

    I’m thinking the side of one of those new apartments downtown. It would make a statement as one enters downtown.

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    IdaMaeNowFromIowa Reply Report comment

    July 11, 2020 at 2:19 pm

    Joni Ernst is done.

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    IdaMaeNowFromIowa Reply Report comment

    July 11, 2020 at 1:28 pm

    276 cases of the virus in cerro gordo. 22 new cases. This won’t stop until we hae a real serious lockdown, Italy-style

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 11, 2020 at 1:03 pm

    ridinwithbiden 2020!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 11, 2020 at 12:56 pm

    There is no escape, no waiting it out. There is no compromise with people seeking to destroy you, it’s either victory or disaster. You didn’t sign anything or declare a side, but that doesn’t matter. If you exist in a way the mob doesn’t like, you exist wrong and must be destroyed. Your life, your property, and your sacred honor is on the line whether you want it to be or not. There are no spectators in the fight for America. It’s time to fight back, using everything at our disposal to win.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 11, 2020 at 12:56 pm

    We live in a world where the NFL plans to perform the “black national anthem” and a recent college grad who threatened to stab anyone who said “all lives matter” raises thousands of dollars because she lost an internship for being held to her fellow traveler’s standards. Now, like Nazi Germany, Soviet Russia, and communist China, a tiny minority is reshaping society and attempting to seize control. This is not the time to get along.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 11, 2020 at 12:55 pm

    Anyone in a position to hire anyone needs to scour the social media posts of every potential employee and immediately eliminate anyone “woke.” Police need to arrest those breaking the law and prosecutors need to vigorously go after each one of those people, creating a criminal record that will haunt their lives forever. Examples need to be made of them.
    The mob operates in Democrat-controlled cities, Democratic mayors order police to stand down and allow destruction and violence, and Democratic prosecutors drop any charges against people the police absolutely had to arrest. The Mafia doesn’t have that kind of efficiency, but they don’t have the people entrusted to protect the public on their side the way the rioting mob does.

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      NIT Publisher Reply Report comment

      July 11, 2020 at 2:36 pm

      Yes, a police state like we have now is a wonderful solution, thanks for enlightening us.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 11, 2020 at 12:55 pm

    The left is: people willing to take blood money from corporations to spill blood on the streets. Like other progressive leftists before them – the Nazis, the Soviets, the Chinese communists – body counts don’t matter and the will of the people doesn’t matter. Their objective is all that matters. Your freedoms stand in their way, and the United States stands in their way. All must be destroyed.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 11, 2020 at 12:55 pm

    Stop watching the nightly news (this includes local news), CNN, or MSNBC. Cancel your subscription to any newspapers, and don’t click on links to their stories. You can see all the clips of the shows and important points from stories on social media without giving them the ratings or clicks. And don’t patronize their advertisers. The beast must be starved. Don’t buy or rent their movies, download their music, or buy their books. You wouldn’t literally sell ammunition to your enemy, so don’t do it figuratively.

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      NIT Publisher Reply Report comment

      July 11, 2020 at 2:38 pm

      Social media is a horrible replacement for news. Your uncle the closet racist is not a news reporter. He shares asinine memes created in bot factories; these are not news – these are propaganda aimed at the low-information, low-self esteem crowd with fragile egos.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 11, 2020 at 12:53 pm

    President Trump delivered a rousing defense of America at the base of Mt. Rushmore. It was a great speech, an important and needed one, but it can’t be the end of it. It must be the beginning. If it seems odd to you that America, the greatest, freest nation in the history of the planet, needs a defense, you are not alone. That it needs a defense from an enemy within shows just how far behind the forces of good are.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 11, 2020 at 12:52 pm

    Brave men agreed to “mutually pledge to each other our lives, our property, and our sacred honor” to the cause of independence. All these years later, there are mobs in the street betraying the oath those men risked everything for. They seek a nation of co-dependence and control. They’re getting their way because our so-called leaders are standing down, waiting for them to grow up or burn out. They won’t. It’s time to fight back.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 11, 2020 at 12:51 pm

    This “cancel culture” is so toxic that innocent people are being fired just because they support President Trump or love the country. If you believe in “All Lives Matter,” which includes black Americans, you might lose your job in the oppressive environment that exists today.

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    IdaMaeNowFromIowa Reply Report comment

    July 11, 2020 at 12:22 pm

    Some poster has been posting rumors that I build tire houses and live in Clear Lake. Nothing could be further from the truth.

    I am from Idaho and work as a chuck wagon cook for a threshing crew.

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      IdaMaeNowFromIowa Reply Report comment

      July 11, 2020 at 12:24 pm

      I did work one summer as a clerk for House of Tires in Pocatello.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 11, 2020 at 6:08 pm

        It isn’t rocket science who you are! Spare the B.S. I’d say go back to the basement. But I know you can’t do that, since daddy sold the house.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 11, 2020 at 12:11 pm

    The real troublemakers are these punks, many of whom painted their faces black and ran around setting fires and destroying things, so BLM would get the blame. Not saying there weren’t blacks being violent, but a lot of the real damage was caused by the Boogaloo pukes. https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2020/07/american-boogaloo-meme-or-terrorist-movement/613843/?utm_source=pocket-newtab

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 11, 2020 at 10:36 am

    The orange guy questions Dr. Faucis expert knowledge on the pandemic. The much bigger question is, WTF does he know about any of it? DUMP trump 2020

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 11, 2020 at 9:01 am

    I watched the Democratic leaders of Congress kneel in the halls of Congress for about 9 minutes for the death of a black man named George Floyd..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 11, 2020 at 9:01 am

    Impassioned Americans don’t understand that Black Lives Matter is a rhetorical facade masking Marxist ideas that would destroy the lives of vulnerable Americans.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 11, 2020 at 9:40 am

      “Rhetorical facade”? Do you even know what that means? Copy and paste things you understand.

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        Curious Reply Report comment

        July 11, 2020 at 10:54 am

        Explain it to him if you understand

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 11, 2020 at 12:22 pm

          a rhetorical facade is language that is meant to deceive. The basic tenet of Marxism is that governments should be used to prevent individuals from controlling and monopolizing economic prosperity. What in BLM says that? We already know that individuals control and monopolize our economy.

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            Anonymous

            July 11, 2020 at 9:50 pm

            Does that mean the gov’t controls all

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 11, 2020 at 8:59 am

    Yahoo is like the rest of MSM. Their “reporters” can’t spell, have horrific writing skills and no content worth reading. Congrats! You’re morons like your fellow wannabe journalists.

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      NIT Publisher Reply Report comment

      July 11, 2020 at 1:32 pm

      Who reads Yahoo! news? No one I know does or would even look at that.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 11, 2020 at 9:48 pm

        They all changed to NIT bid improvements huh?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 11, 2020 at 8:58 am

    Big corporations and luxury restaurants are in bed with the banks. The banks are the ones that doled out the money. Could there have been more oversight, probably but I blame the banks for not helping the smaller businesses. I know first hand of a smaller company that tried to get money from their bank that they have done business with for years and couldn’t. The bank is a primary bank for big corporations. They ended up going to another smaller bank who they don’t deal with and getting the loan. They were just trying to keep their employees employed.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 11, 2020 at 12:03 pm

      They ended up going to the wealthy, Trump’s family and friends, and mega-churches. Just another opportunity for Brokeback Donny to enrich himself at our expense.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 11, 2020 at 8:58 am

    We can’t take care of the people we already have in the United States. We sure don’t need anymore brought over here to the United States to get taken care of. We need to take care of the Americans that we already have here.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 11, 2020 at 12:08 pm

      Thanks to Trump’s stupidity, nobody wants to come here anymore, and they won’t let Americans come to their countries anymore either. Hope you didn’t have a European vacation planned, because it’s not happening.

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      NIT Publisher Reply Report comment

      July 11, 2020 at 1:34 pm

      Actually, USA can take care of people, it just chooses the rich and connected FIRST, that’s why they get billions. See: Catholic Church $1.2 billion in PPP loans.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 11, 2020 at 8:57 am

    If they were peaceful, they wouldn’t be arrested. This is why the violence is increasing tenfold. There are no real consequences if you break the law.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 11, 2020 at 8:57 am

    People are sick and tired of these childish hateful Democrats trying to destroy our society and Country I hope they get voted out so we can return back to normal

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 11, 2020 at 8:56 am

    I wish they’d bring back public execution! Don’t say it’s inhumane! What these people are doing to our country is what’s inhumane. A firing squad or a hanging or 2 might work wonders. This isn’t about race anymore!! It’s about evil and yes someone or some group is behind this!!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 11, 2020 at 8:56 am

    Biden has lost his mind completely, I believe he is being brainwashed maybe that is what was going on during the days he was Bunk’d out in his basement