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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 21, 2020 at 8:54 am

    In the United States,the number of homicides by intimate partners rose from 1,875 in 2014 to 2,237 in 2017—1,527 of whom were women. What’s more, according to a study published in the NIJ (National Institute of Justice) Journal, in “70-80%” of those cases, “no matter which partner was killed, the man physically abused the woman before the murder.”

    While domestic violence is a problem that affects all genders, there can be no doubt that women are on the receiving end of most of it. According to figures gathered between 2003 and 2014, more than half of the female murder victims in the US are killed by romantic partners. That figure applies all over the world too. The Global Study on Homicide estimates that half of all female murder victims in 2012 were killed by partners or family members.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 21, 2020 at 8:34 am

    WOW! The I-O-W-A’s are out in force again this morning. Spouting their trumpanzee B. S. Or maybe it’s just one I-O-W-A.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 21, 2020 at 12:43 pm

      Don’t be so hard on yourself!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 21, 2020 at 2:52 pm

      i’ve seen them all bundled up, riding there bikes.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 21, 2020 at 3:18 pm

        Maybe going to a job..you might try that

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 21, 2020 at 7:58 am

    We should all aspire to government dependency, patting our own backs for our altruism while drawing on the public dime. After all, if wealth is sin, then chiding the wealthy while living off of them is sainthood. That’s the Democratic line going into 2020.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 21, 2020 at 7:58 am

    It is astounding that many Democrats are ready to cast aside the core value that has defined our nation, for which so many have fought and died.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 21, 2020 at 7:57 am

    As conservatives, we stand for property rights and free markets. Google and its DC proxies stand for neither. Instead, they rely on other people’s money, labor, and creativity to make billions for Silicon Valley liberals. This is not conservatism; this is theft, plain and simple.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 21, 2020 at 8:59 am

      Like hell you do. You stand for YOUR property rights but your right to take ours, and markets skewed to benefit YOUR personal interests.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 21, 2020 at 11:09 am

      How do you feel about the government taking private citizens land to build a wall?

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 21, 2020 at 3:19 pm

        Did they get compensated?

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          February 21, 2020 at 10:09 pm

          Yes. they will make you an offer as required by law. But they will take the property regardless if you want to sell or not.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 21, 2020 at 7:56 am

    defined our nation, for which so many have fought and died.
    As conservatives, we stand for property rights and free markets. Google and its DC proxies stand for neither. Instead, they rely on other people’s money, labor, and creativity to make billions for Silicon Valley liberals. This is not conservatism; this is theft, plain and simple.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 21, 2020 at 7:55 am

    Stone LIED & Protected Trump about a Crime…The Russian Collusion HOAX..a Crime that Never happened? AN Investigation based on Illegal FISA Warrants Convicted BY a LYING Trump Hating LAWYER who Ran for State Office as a Democrat. Who was Appointed BY an Obama Appointed Judge as the Jury Foreman CLAIMING She had NO BIAS. She had a FB PAGE FULL of Trump Hating Bullshit

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 21, 2020 at 9:01 am

      You post these inflammatory crap with no links or cites to back it up, so you’re obviously making it all up. If there was proof, you’d post it.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 21, 2020 at 12:46 pm

        Do your homework and prove them wrong then Colombo.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 21, 2020 at 7:55 am

    They are teaching the kids about Sharia Law. The boy’s parents are upset but from what I have been told the school personal support this and the kid don’t have a choice. They have told me moving is seems to be the only option. No one wants to stand up to the liberal school system. It is not a good thing. I’M TELLING EVERYONE OUT THERE THEY’RE TRYING TO INDOCTRINATE YOUR CHILDREN WITH SHIT LIKE THIS ! BEWARE

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 21, 2020 at 8:49 am

      More bs from the bot on its morning show. Is there a reference here so 99.999% of the world knows what this craziness is?

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 21, 2020 at 3:21 pm

        Do you have any grand kids ? Talk to them

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 21, 2020 at 7:55 am

    We all have to stand up against the garbage in our school systems. Bad enough the schools are working overtime to sissify our boys, but this is over the top.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 21, 2020 at 7:54 am

    AG Barr…DOJ….Will YOU ever Investigate the FBI on HOW The HELL a CNN News Crew was Onsite when Roger Stone was taken In. Explain WHY the FBI Required SO Many Agents in Swat Gear in Boats & a Copter to Take In a 70yr old man at 5:30 am?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 21, 2020 at 7:54 am

    Every biological woman with an IQ higher than her shoe size SHOULD be outraged that Warren is a such a vote pandering half-a-tard. She makes Palin look like a Rhodes scholar.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 21, 2020 at 8:52 am

      If you had an IQ that was 1/2 your shoe size, you might be considered a sentient being.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 21, 2020 at 7:53 am

    Every biological woman with an IQ higher than her shoe size SHOULD be outraged that Warren is a suc

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 21, 2020 at 7:52 am

    Roger Stone Case shows that ALL the POS Obama Appointed Judges, DOJ Lawyers & FBI Investigators surrounding the Mueller Investigation…the Russian Collusion Hoax… SHOULD BE FIRED & LOSE ALL Benefits Tried for the Crimes they Committed Jailed or Publicly HANGED for the COUP they Attempted. Along WITH ALL the House Democrats involved with the Phony Impeachment & Voted YES for IT.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 21, 2020 at 7:51 am

    Why hasn’t the HOUSE began the 2nd Impeachment….WHY aren’t THEY having Bolton Testify in Secret Hearings like the First Impeachment.? ALL We heard for over a Month Was MORE Documents….BOLTON NEEDS to Testify…WELL Where IS HE?… KNEW IT WAS ALL BULLSHIT

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 21, 2020 at 7:51 am

    BernieSanders own campaign staffers Kyle Jurek, Martin Weissgerber, Mason Baird, and Daniel Taylor are ALL still employed after saying cities will burn if Bernie isn’t elected, and if elected, the rich and @POTUS supporters well be put in Gulag Camps.”

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 21, 2020 at 9:03 am

      Why hasn’t anybody else heard about this? Because it didn’t happen, that’s why. Post a link if it happened.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 21, 2020 at 7:50 am

    The problem, Comrade Bernie, is that you made your millions, as a politician, feeding at the public trough, for decades, while doing nothing to earn the money you’ve stolen from the American public.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 20, 2020 at 6:02 pm

    Since Klobuchar doesn’t believe in Law and Order should we let all the prisoners out of jail because they have children, too. She just shows her stupidity.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 20, 2020 at 7:37 pm

      Trump likes to pardon criminals they are all his friends maybe he will empty all the prisons.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 21, 2020 at 5:11 am

      You could not have pulled that comment out of your ass, as your head is already firmly lodged in your rectum.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 21, 2020 at 8:17 am

        MAYBE IT WAS A TWEEKER THAT SLIPPED BY THE BIG NUGGET.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 20, 2020 at 6:01 pm

    A list of compiled of 32 Bloomberg bans,
    Smoking in commercial establishments like bars and restaurants (2003)
    Smoking in public spaces (2011)
    Cigarette sales to those under 21 (2013)
    Sales of “flavored” tobacco products (2009)
    Smoking e-cigarettes in public spaces (2013) ***
    Cigarette in-store displays (2013)
    Cars in Times Square (2009)
    Cars from driving in newly created bike lanes (2007-2013)
    Cars causing congestion below 60th Street in Manhattan (2007)*
    Speeding on residential “slow zones” (2013)
    Illegal guns (2006-2013) **
    Sodium levels in processed foods (2010) **
    Trans-fats in restaurants (2006)
    Loud headphones (2013) **
    Styrofoam packaging in single-service food items (2013)
    Sodas larger than 16 ounces (2012) *
    Collection of yard waste and grass clippings during certain times of year (2003-2013)
    Organic food waste from landfills (2013) **
    Commercial music over 45 decibels (2013)
    Chain restaurant menus without calorie counts (2008)
    The posting of signs in “city-owned grassy areas” (2013)
    Non-fuel-efficient cabs (2007)
    New cabs that aren’t Nissan NV200s (2013) *
    Greenhouse gas emissions (2007)
    Government buildings that aren’t LEED-certified (2005)
    Non-hurricane-proof buildings in coastal areas (2013)
    Black roofs (2009) **
    Construction cranes over 25 years old (2013)
    No. 6 and No. 4 “heavy” heating oils (2011)
    Less than a 2-1 ratio of female and male restrooms in new public buildings (2005)
    Cell phones in schools (2006)
    Two-term limits for city elected officials (2008) *

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 20, 2020 at 7:29 pm

      Which ones.do you have problems with and why?

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 21, 2020 at 7:30 am

        Sodas larger than 16 ounces (2012) *

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          February 21, 2020 at 8:56 am

          OK, that is one. I don’t care for the man but you are just trying to stir shit up.

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            Anonymous

            February 21, 2020 at 11:01 am

            Believe he was pointing out what the man has accomplished

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            Anonymous

            February 21, 2020 at 12:00 pm

            if you haven’t noticed, the shit has already been stirred up. it started way back in 2015. nothing I could say would make it any worse.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 20, 2020 at 6:01 pm

    Small Mikey wants to control every aspect of our lives. Other tyrants have tried this and it has always led to failure and despair.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 20, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    Bloomberg has already spent 450 million on his campaign. Imagine how much more he is going to spend. He is worth 60 billion. If he really wanted to help he could have given everyone in the United States a million and made them happy. He could have paid for health care. He could have decreased the national deficit. He could have built homes for the homeless. But he really doesn’t want to help. He wants to be in control. He has a God complex and feels he needs to tell us all how to live our lives.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 20, 2020 at 7:42 pm

      The difference is that it’s his money, which he earned. Trump inherited a fortune and lost it, so he used OPM, a term he coined, which stands for Other People’s Money. Now he’s using ours.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 21, 2020 at 8:21 am

        he doesn’t receive a paycheck from us

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          February 21, 2020 at 9:08 am

          Yes he does, by law he has to. He deposits it like any federal employee, then claims to write checks to donate it, but he donates to federal agencies which CAN NOT LEGALLY CASH IT, which he knows. The checks never get cashed so the money stays in his account, permitting him to perpetuate another lie to his sycophants.

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            Anonymous

            February 21, 2020 at 11:03 am

            Can you back this up?

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            Anonymous

            February 21, 2020 at 9:24 pm

            “…he IS taking the salary, he then writes a ‘donation’ check to various government agencies, which he knows THEY CAN’T LEGALLY CASH.”

            What’s the source of your information ? Why can’t they “LEGALLY CASH”? Let’s have a cite, i e the U. S, Code Section.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          February 21, 2020 at 1:16 pm

          Even if he does give it away, he is taking much more from us through the Trump organization. Just the rates he charges the Secret Service to stay at mar lago when he is there, is outrageous.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 21, 2020 at 8:07 pm

        As a good Democrat, he should have voluntarily gave that money to the government, to help pay for Obama care, homeless shelters, setup better schools, raise teacher salaries. You notice that Democrats want to spend all this money, as long as it isn’t theirs.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          February 21, 2020 at 9:41 pm

          Yeah, cuz democrats don’t pay taxes either.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 20, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    Never before has a former President remained active in politics like Obama is doing. How about the Obamas going away and living their lives like other former Presidents and their families have done.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 20, 2020 at 7:27 pm

      Care to go into a little detall? How is he so involved now? By answering questions? Your obsession with Obama comes directly from the person in the White House and his inferiority complex when it comes to his predecessor. Obama can do what he pleases. He is now a citizen just like you.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 21, 2020 at 8:23 am

        not really, l work for a living, don’t sponge off the innocent

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          February 21, 2020 at 11:11 am

          You must be sponging off your employer cause it is working time.

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            3rd Shifter

            February 21, 2020 at 12:54 pm

            Maybe I work nights, can you think that far in advance or do you have to have Obama tell you what to think? Still.

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            Anonymous

            February 21, 2020 at 1:12 pm

            Maybe you don’t work at all. That is more plausible.

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            Anonymous

            February 21, 2020 at 3:26 pm

            And you, how are you on here. Me, day off

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            Anonymous

            February 21, 2020 at 9:53 pm

            I thought you worked nights.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 20, 2020 at 11:39 am

    Johnny Holm Band and Thunderstruck at the Surf coming up. More tribute bands at ridiculously high ticket prices, booked by out-of-town amateurs and con artists. Why are we permitting this?

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      jvs Reply Report comment

      February 20, 2020 at 12:19 pm

      what difference does it make to you? don’t go if you think the shows are priced too high. I go to thunderstruck every year, and I think it sells out everyyear. I like it-if you don’t-stay home and your problem is solved.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 20, 2020 at 7:43 pm

        The point is that Mason City taxpayers spend all this money to build these place, then let grifters from out of town run them into the ground. Better management by city officials is needed!

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          February 20, 2020 at 7:45 pm

          The taxpayers paid to build the surf?

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            Anonymous

            February 21, 2020 at 8:27 am

            he is confused. Surf is privately owned and locally managed by a non profit. Not sure either place you refer to could hold the people needed to get Elton John or the Eagles or Randy Travis on and on

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          February 23, 2020 at 7:25 pm

          Dalena Barz says its OK!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 20, 2020 at 11:33 am

    $22 million for a new field house at MCHS, $15 million for NIACC, millions more for the downtown project and Music Man Square. Do they think Mason City taxpayers are made of money? The ironic part is that most of the people pushing these huge projects don’t live in Mason City, and it won’t cost them a dime.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 20, 2020 at 11:46 am

      The NIACC money is a very wise investment towards economic development for this area. The downtown project isn’t tax payer money (its private equity). The only project that is somewhat questionable depends upon how you feel about athletic facilities and that is the high school project.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 20, 2020 at 12:11 pm

        NIACC is so badly run these days that we don’t trust them with anything. MC schools are not much better, with staff getting caught having sex on the premises by school kids.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          February 20, 2020 at 12:57 pm

          so we should punish the kids because a couple of teachers were boinking?? BTW, I seriously doubt your accusation of intercourse occuring, source?

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            Anonymous

            February 20, 2020 at 5:54 pm

            You are stupid!

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            Anonymous

            February 20, 2020 at 7:46 pm

            The kids aren’t asking for this, the administration is, so they can put it on their resumes to get other jobs. Until they show us they know what they’re doing, they shouldn’t get another dime. The kids need clothes and shoes and food, not this crap.

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            Anonymous

            February 20, 2020 at 7:52 pm

            Great comeback. I’d battle you in the intellectual octagon any day.

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            Anonymous

            February 21, 2020 at 8:30 am

            you would lose. besides the money is coming from their account from ppel and grants. Which says they don’t need to improve the classroom.

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    Justice Reply Report comment

    February 20, 2020 at 11:32 am

    An investigation is starting into the corruption of the DOJ, FBI and killery, Finally!!!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 20, 2020 at 11:40 am

      It’s been done, over and over, and they find nothing. Give it up, there’s no there there.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 20, 2020 at 4:08 pm

        please hold your breath!

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          February 20, 2020 at 7:46 pm

          Please hold yours. What the hell did you have for lunch, a dumpster fire?

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            Anonymous

            February 21, 2020 at 7:34 am

            a 20 oz prime rib, fries and a salad. thanks for asking!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 20, 2020 at 10:35 am

    Socialism Nightmare: Venezuelans Now Eating Dogs, Cats and Pigeons and Snakes to Survive

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 20, 2020 at 11:32 am

      Funny, there are cultures all over the world where those animals are eaten.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 20, 2020 at 11:47 am

        Exactly, including this one: if you’ve ever ordered squab in a restaurant, you’ve eaten a young domestic pigeon, typically under four weeks old. The meat is widely described as tasting like dark chicken.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 20, 2020 at 8:37 am

    The Democrat Party is the world’s most successful hate group. It attracts poor people who hate rich people, black people who hate white people, gay people whoo hate straight people, feminist who hate men, enviromentalist who hate the internal combustion engine, and a lot of bratty college kids that hate their parents. However, the party’s real success is that it attracts the support of journalists that hate the Republicans and therefore work tirelessly to convince the rest of us sane people to vote for Democrats, and fail.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 20, 2020 at 11:33 am

      No one ever said you were sane except for you.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 20, 2020 at 8:37 am

    “The Democrat Party is in the midst of a full-scale meltdown. Americans are watching the party of JFK be torn apart by anti-job socialists and anti-worker globalists who want to control every aspect of Americans’ lives. This train wreck is nothing compared to what they would do to our country. None of these candidates will be able to go toe to toe with President Trump in November.”

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 20, 2020 at 11:05 am

      “The Republican Party is in the midst of a full-scale meltdown. Americans are watching the party of Lincoln and Reagan be torn apart by foreign oligarchs and inbred, child-molesting Southern Baptists who want to control every aspect of Americans’ lives. This train wreck is nothing compared to what they’re doing to our country. Trump is hanging on by a thread, and would have imploded publicly already if he weren’t being fed large doses of Adderall by his aides. He’ll die of an OD before November, and his sycophants will claim he was assasinated.”

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 20, 2020 at 8:36 am

    Every single illegal Alien (Immigrant) should be dropped from Welfare Programs immediately. It is absolutely absurd that Real Americans are on a five year waiting list while Mr. na Mrs. Hopped the Fence are helping themselves to our tax dollars.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 20, 2020 at 11:34 am

      So should you.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 20, 2020 at 4:32 pm

      When will you learn? Illegals don’t get welfare.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 20, 2020 at 6:46 pm

      They aren’t on welfare. Read up.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 21, 2020 at 8:34 am

        broad brush. free medical, schooling, housing help

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 20, 2020 at 8:35 am

    Undocumented is not a race, it a CRIMINAL. So don’t call me a RACIST because I have a problem with 20 million CRIMINALS at large in America.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 20, 2020 at 8:35 am

    If you think your life sucks, just imagine being a Democrat. Your spokesman rotates between a 29 year old Socialist, a low I.Q. Con Artist, a Marksist who honeymooned in Russia, and a Criminal who lost the most winnable election in our lifetime, a fake Native American and a gay boy with nothing but talking points to go on, a Billionaire who is older than dirt and can’t speak without help. Then of course you have the senile old man that can’t remember what city he is in. Good job Democrats.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 20, 2020 at 8:35 am

    One out of three liberals are just as stupid as the other two!!
    2018 Crime Data: White on Black=4%’ Cop on Black=9%; Black on Cop=33%; Black on Black=79%. Who’s kidding who??

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 20, 2020 at 8:34 am

    One out of three liberals are just as stupid as the other two!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 20, 2020 at 8:34 am

    Bernie Sanders is indeed a “dumb dupe” about economics. Or as the Soviet Communists used to put it, “a useful idiot.”

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 20, 2020 at 10:35 am

      That’s what Putin calls Trump.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 20, 2020 at 8:33 am

    Pete Buttigieg, who has emerged as a top-tier candidate after the Iowa caucuses, casually brushed off the fact that millions of Americans would lose their preferred insurance under a system exclusively run by the government, as we’ve seen under the Affordable Care Act:

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 20, 2020 at 8:33 am

    Far-left candidates, Sens. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) have pledged to completely destroy the private insurance market with a Medicare for All system, which boats a trillion dollar price tag.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 20, 2020 at 11:39 am

      You might want to read Sanders’ plan before going off on one of your rants. By the way, where is this wonderful plan that Trump has promised? Has anybody seen it? No, but Donny promises us it is the best plan, the greatest plan ever and it will bring down premiums, drug costs, co-pays and deductibles. So, where is it? Been waiting 3 years for it and still not even a whiff of it.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 20, 2020 at 8:32 am

    They don’t get it and may never see through the “smoke screen” of legal abortion. It’s such a disgusting and medieval process! Shameful for the ones that perform these procedures!! I thought doctors take a hippocratic oath to save ALL LIVES?!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 20, 2020 at 10:36 am

      Including that of the mother, which is frequently at risk during pregnancy.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 20, 2020 at 11:41 am

      Too bad saving all lives doesn’t mean those kids at the border because they don’t count in the lily white world.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 21, 2020 at 11:07 am

        Wow have caucasian’s made you unhappy

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          February 21, 2020 at 11:15 am

          Generally they haven’t. I am a Caucasian who does however feel that killing kids at the border is just as wrong as killing a kid in the womb.

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            Anonymous

            February 21, 2020 at 3:28 pm

            Good luck stopping both

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 20, 2020 at 8:32 am

    I have news for this dipshit…it isn’t men over 50 impregnating women and making one star people that end up on the dole. And it sure as hell isn’t their oft quoted, ” old, white men.” Sound bad? Sorry, but abortion has killed millions of black babies, potential black voters if the Left would like to see it in a light they can perceive. In 2018 in NY alone, there were more black babies aborted than live births recorded. You’re literally murdering your future.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 20, 2020 at 8:31 am

    7 Flea’s arguing WHO Owns the Stray Mutt that America doesn’t WANT.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 20, 2020 at 8:30 am

    This was a war against each other. Nothing else. Democrats are not qualified to be President, I did not hear anything positive from any of them. God help America if any of these people get in office. God bless President Trump.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 20, 2020 at 8:30 am

    Bloomberg is just another enormous ass clown from the liberal left. This guy is a rich, condescending big mouth…I thought Libs hated that stuff? Oh yeah, only if it’s a conservative.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 20, 2020 at 10:43 am

      He’s getting his ass handed to him regularly, and will not be the candidate, but in the meantime, is driving Trump crazy.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 20, 2020 at 6:18 pm

        I don’t think so. But you can wish.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 20, 2020 at 8:29 am

    If socialism is so unpopular with Americans, how can Sanders be on the rise in the Democratic primary? Because Democrats and progressives view socialism favorably. Democrats will DESTROY the country if they get power in 2020!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 20, 2020 at 10:45 am

      Socialism includes things like fire and police departments, public works including water, sewer, etc, hospitals, schools, and lots of other vital aspects of a civilized country. Without those we’ll join the ranks of the s***hole countries all those refugees you hate so much came from.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 20, 2020 at 11:47 am

      You aren’t smart enough to know the difference between socialism and democratic socialism. It is way too complex for you so maybe find a 5th grader who will tell you how they differ or al least he can direct you to some information about the differences.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 20, 2020 at 6:22 pm

        A 5th grader indoctrinated by the old teach or another of that ilk most certainly wouldn’t know.

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          bodacious Reply Report comment

          February 21, 2020 at 1:21 pm

          I didn’t teach 5th grade. But, I am sure that you are not smarter than a 5th grader.

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            Anonymous

            February 21, 2020 at 3:31 pm

            Maybe if it was explained better and the delegates could hold a civil debate, people would understand.

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            Anonymous

            February 21, 2020 at 9:59 pm

            Good point. I don’t believe it would make a difference to the frightened ones because they don’t want to hear anything contrary to what they have been told by Trump – pretty much just like they are threatened by Greta Thunberg.

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            bodacious

            February 21, 2020 at 10:00 pm

            Sorry, I forgot I am to put my name on every time I want to post. The above post is mine.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 19, 2020 at 6:52 pm

    This idiot facility, in Moscow Mitch’s home state, is the kind of thing the morons who’ve taken over the Republican Party build. Riddled with religious fantasies and factual errors. https://creationmuseum.org/about/

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 21, 2020 at 3:33 pm

      Have you been there? Was it paid for with gov’t money?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 19, 2020 at 6:13 pm

    Mike’s history of misogyny and casual racism aside, the ignorance about the people who do those important jobs on display in that video showed me all I needed to see about whether or not anyone could relate to him, and more importantly, whether he could relate to anyone. He can’t.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 20, 2020 at 10:49 am

      Trump’s misogyny and overt racism are just what Republicans love about him.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 19, 2020 at 6:13 pm

    The Centers for Disease Control is grappling with a massive outbreak of Trump Derangement Syndrome among Democrats and the Mainstream Media following pre-race festivities on Sunday at the Daytona 500. President Trump was named grand marshal of “The Great American Race” and his appearance sent leftists scampering to their designated safe spaces. President Trump was named grand marshal of “The Great American Race” and his appearance sent leftists scampering to their designated safe spaces. Tens of thousands of race fans cheered, “USA, USA” as Air Force One flew about 800 feet over the speedway as “America the Beautiful” played over the public address system. When the president arrived he was greeted with spectators waving “Make America Great Again” flags and chants of “four more years.”

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 19, 2020 at 6:12 pm

    So why were so many Pajama Boy Snowflakes and Mexican Man Shoe Feminists so bothered by the Daytona 500? Could it be that the race started with an invocation that included a preacher praying in the name of Jesus? Or was it the fact that no one took a knee during the singing of the Star-Spangled Banner? Or maybe it was the display of so much red-blooded “toxic masculinity”?

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 20, 2020 at 11:44 am

      I’m an independent, I attend church regularly, which Trump doesn’t, I pray every day, and I love NASCAR. Real Christians didn’t and won’t vote for Trump, and there are always a few dimwit loudmouths to stroke the ego of a loser in a nice car, which BTW went the wrong way down the track. Talk about a metaphor.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 19, 2020 at 6:12 pm

    The reason why Democrats and the Mainstream Media suffered a sudden onset of Trump Derangement Syndrome is because NASCAR values are the antithesis of everything the leftists stand for – freedom, liberty, patriotism. The president’s lap around the Daytona International Speedway was a victory lap for gun-toting, Bible-clinging, flag-waving patriots. Well done, Mr. President. And if you’ve got a problem with that, might I kindly suggest you blow it out your tailpipe.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 20, 2020 at 10:51 am

      I’m an independent, and I love NASCAR. There are always a few dimwit loudmouths to stroke the ego of a loser in a nice car.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 19, 2020 at 6:11 pm

    The top finishers in the first two Democratic presidential primaries are an aging communist posing as a less scary Democratic Socialist, and a 38-year-old former mayor of South Bend, Indiana who has alienated the black community, advocates packing the Supreme Court and abolishing the Electoral College, and wants to put a “first gentleman” in the White House. And there’s “electable” Joe Biden, who has yet to win a single delegate, Elizabeth “Native American” Warren and “moderate” Amy Klobuchar, who wants free health care for illegal aliens, plus the whole abortion-LGBTQ agenda.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 20, 2020 at 10:53 am

      It’s very early in the process, even though it doesn’t feel like it to Iowans, since we’ve been getting hit over the head with it for so long. The lead will change hands many times between now and election day.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 21, 2020 at 3:38 pm

        And the one with the least broken bones and bandages wins or with the most money

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 19, 2020 at 6:10 pm

    The kick-off to the 2020 Democratic primaries was rather disastrous. In Iowa, the caucuses were a complete and total disaster. There was no data. For over 24 hours, we have no idea what was going on, and even the set we have now is still coming under immense scrutiny. The app that was used, made by former Clinton and Obama operatives, was—shocker—not good. It’s still a mess. The Iowa Democratic Party chair has resigned after new leadership was chosen, and the 2020 Iowa Caucus might also be the last after this debacle.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 19, 2020 at 6:09 pm

    So, what caused this fiasco? It was white people and red-state culture. It’s time to abandon the Hawkeye State because rooms with a high percentage of white people are “not an indication of the Democratic Party.”

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 19, 2020 at 6:28 pm

      Did you somehow miss that this site is NORTH IOWA TODAY?

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 20, 2020 at 10:25 am

      “So, what caused this fiasco?” Many years of the leaders of the Democratic party trying to oust Iowa as first in the nation. If they get that done, then it becomes real easy for them to marginalize us. Take away our small voice.

      Most of the things that the Democrats complain about in Iowa, were instituted from the late 40’s to early 80’s. Almost all by Democrats. So, I don’t see the “red-state culture” in that. I do see a conservative side when it comes to not wanting to give away our hard earned money. You want money, get off your lazy ass and earn it.

      “It’s time to abandon the Hawkeye State because rooms with a high percentage of white people are “not an indication of the Democratic Party.””

      Really, who is your true minority leadership, not the made up BS we keep hearing about?

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 20, 2020 at 11:57 am

        You may have forgotten but Iowa’s first in the nation status launched Barack Obama into the limelight of national politics and provided him with a path to the presidency. Why would Democrats be against that? You right wing wack jobs would be against for that very reason – it helped elect a black man to the presidency.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 19, 2020 at 6:09 pm

    Patients who have health insurance routinely get hit with surprise medical bills that can be in the thousands. It comes as a great shock and can be devastating on top of dealing with a health issue! Insurance companies have created a backdoor loophole for themselves that rakes in millions at the expense of patients, doctors, and the general public.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 19, 2020 at 6:08 pm

    Every year the health care industry makes record profits thanks to a system crafted by government to benefit the insurance companies. Insurance company lobbyists helped to create Obamacare, because they were granted a mandate. Every American was forced to purchase their product through the individual mandate. It is a perfect system for the insurers because they get to craft coverage areas while Americans are stuck with insurance carriers’ soaring deductibles and substandard coverage.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 19, 2020 at 6:29 pm

      This is true, but the real problem is Big Pharma. They’ve corrupted the medical schools so that they don’t teach healing any more, just prescribing.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 20, 2020 at 11:59 am

        Oh more bullshit from the old man. Can you prove that statement? No, of course not because it came from your head full of nothing.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          February 21, 2020 at 3:40 pm

          Been to a Dr lately? Bet he offered to prescribe something.

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            Anonymous

            February 21, 2020 at 10:04 pm

            He told me to take a vacation. I suppose he is being paid off by the travel agencies too. He is also close to 60 so he went to med school in the 80s. Were they teaching them to prescribe then? Or when did that start?

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 21, 2020 at 5:15 pm

      This is the dumbest thing I’ve ever read. Do you really think insurance companies like Obamacare?!?!?! LOL!!!! Insurance Companies hate it more than you do. One of the tenets of insuring risk profitably is the insurers ability to select their risks. Obamacare eliminates risk selection and mandates that they insure everybody. How can you price risk when your required to take on all the bad risks???

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 19, 2020 at 6:08 pm

    Lawmakers warned Congress against government-dictated price controls for surprise medical billing last week in a hearing on Capitol Hill. Republican lawmakers urged Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi to reject proposals offering government-dictated price controls as a solution to surprise medical billing. Both Republican and Democrat lawmakers also voiced their concerns. Thirty-nine representatives, led by Republican Maryland Rep. Andy Harris, wrote in a letter, “By design, placing such price controls on purely private transactions would reduce access to care, increase the power of the federal government, and result in negative, unintended consequences. We oppose price controls as a solution to the issue of surprise medical billing,”

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 19, 2020 at 6:31 pm

      “Lawmakers warned Congress?” Congress IS comprised of the lawmakers! Any American with a 6th grade education knows this!

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 20, 2020 at 8:29 am

        Congress is comprised of freeloaders and crooks. Everyone know this that graduated from first grade.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          February 20, 2020 at 11:13 am

          “Everyone know this?” Not need brain, Oog?

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            Anonymous

            February 20, 2020 at 4:38 pm

            Yah, dats wight. My name is Warry.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 19, 2020 at 6:07 pm

    Sadly, it looks like the only thing that Congress can promise is that the cost of healthcare to American citizens is guaranteed to go up in 2020 while coverage will undoubtedly decrease. SMBs will continue to hammer the unsuspecting patient and doctors will watch helplessly while bureaucrats march to a conclusion that only increases government control on the healthcare industry

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 19, 2020 at 6:07 pm

    More often than NOT….To give a Minority ANY Minority Rights…You’ll Have to Surrender YOURS. Ask the Girls/Women trying to compete against those Who were born Men how it’s working for THEM??

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 19, 2020 at 6:33 pm

      Oh, bullshit. If you’re sunbathing, and your neighbor comes outside and begins sunbathing too, does that mean there’s less sun for you? No, of course not. Rights for somebody else don’t diminish yours.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 20, 2020 at 10:39 am

        l have a big neighbor casts a big shadow, thus using a lot of sunshine

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          February 20, 2020 at 10:55 am

          He just seems big because you’re so small.

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            Anonymous

            February 21, 2020 at 3:45 pm

            OK…6ft 220 he is a big man like Mikey

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 19, 2020 at 4:08 pm

    Less than 5% of the U. S. population are LGBT. How have they been able to corrupt the Boy Scouts of America? The Catholic Church? and ????

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 19, 2020 at 4:27 pm

      Exactly how did they corrupt these organizations? Please, oh wise one, tell us how.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 19, 2020 at 7:41 pm

        I don’t know. LET’s ask our old teacher to explain it to us.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          February 19, 2020 at 9:43 pm

          If you don’t know why did you respond?

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 19, 2020 at 6:34 pm

      How about the Southern Baptists who’ve taken over the Republican party?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 19, 2020 at 9:27 am

    Now Pelosi is claiming that one way or another, Trump won’t be president next year, and “will be impeached forever.”

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 19, 2020 at 10:11 am

      He IS impeached. That’s done, can’t be changed.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 19, 2020 at 10:31 am

        Facts confuse Laaarryyy

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 19, 2020 at 10:33 am

        Acquitted can’t be changed

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 19, 2020 at 6:03 pm

        He was not impeached he was brought up on impeachment charges by Congress and the Senate voted it out he was not impeached. Don’t be Stupid Liberal. You just don’t Blong here.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          February 19, 2020 at 6:10 pm

          President Trump’s approval ratings have soared and a reported 1,000 Republicans are running to take back the House from Nancy’s party. I don’t think “dumpster fire” cuts it for describing what’s happening with the Democrats. How about a nuclear meltdown?

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          February 19, 2020 at 6:38 pm

          Your ignorance is staggering. Yes, he was impeached, which is the equivalent of being indicted. The House of Representatives acts as the Grand Jury. The process then moves to the Senate, which acts as trial jury, and may or may not convict, which, in this case, they did not. In any American court proceeding, this is the case: one may not be convicted, but they’ve been indicted, and nothing can undo that.

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            Anonymous

            February 20, 2020 at 8:33 am

            called Acquittal

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 19, 2020 at 9:26 am

    It’s clear: Impeachment was a Democrat hit job to stain Trump’s legacy and hurt him at the polls. Nothing more.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 19, 2020 at 10:12 am

      “Stain his legacy?” His legacy is one big s**t stain already, and he did it all himself.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 19, 2020 at 10:31 am

        in a hotel in Russia?

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          February 19, 2020 at 10:50 am

          You’re a lying dog-faced pony soldier. Read the Mueller report.

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            Anonymous

            February 19, 2020 at 6:04 pm

            And look at his poll numbers and donations.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 19, 2020 at 9:26 am

    And CNN and MS NBC we’re all accurate about Avenatti being the next president. He was on CNN four times a week as their golden boy and now they’re all the gas that he’s going to prison and can’t figure it out. Kind of like they all said Hillary was guaranteed to win. Idiots

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 19, 2020 at 10:14 am

      Nobody EVER said he was going to be the next president, not even him! They had him on the air, not as often as you claim, but sometimes, but they have a lot of airtime to fill, and he was suing the president of the United States. That’s news, no matter who’s doing it.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 19, 2020 at 3:52 pm

        Michael Avenatti once dominated cable news. Now he’s watching it …

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          February 19, 2020 at 6:39 pm

          He dominated nothing. He got some press time, regrettably some here, thanks to the puke who runs the Wing Ding, but he flamed out quickly, as he should have.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 19, 2020 at 9:25 am

    Of course they show Trump behind, you know Democrats wouldn’t tell the truth if their lives depended on it, but I know that’s a bunch of Democratic Bullshit, I’ve seen Biden’s, Sanders, rallies, and Trump has more supporters outside of his rallies than they have inside of theirs, so stop with all the Democratic Bullshit spreading, it doesn’t work, your not fooling anybody.TRUMP AND ONLY TRUMP FOR PRESIDENT.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 19, 2020 at 10:53 am

      Have you been to any of them? Do you have personal knowledge? Obviously not.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 19, 2020 at 6:05 pm

        Obviously, I have a lot more knowledge than you ever will.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          February 19, 2020 at 6:40 pm

          Your fervid imagination and personal knowledge are not the same thing.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 19, 2020 at 9:40 pm

      Yep, Trump’s crowds look about as big as Hitler’s.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 19, 2020 at 9:24 am

    One question, do you know any republican or Trump supporter who has ever been polled? SOROS owned fake news at its best with their reelection brain washing. Compare a Trump rally to all five top socialist candidates they could only fill his front rows combined!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 19, 2020 at 10:42 am

      Do you know of any Democrat or independent who has been polled?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 19, 2020 at 9:23 am

    Raise corporate taxes which then are passed on to consumers who will pay higher prices for goods, Now you know why I always say the Despicable asshojo, is a total assho,

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 19, 2020 at 10:29 am

      Have you seen consumer prices go down in the past 3 years? Does it cost less for a new car in 2020 than it did in 2017? Are your insurance costs lower? How about the cost of milk? Or gasoline? No, you haven’t but you have seen corporate executive pay go up CEOs make 278 times more than typical workers

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 20, 2020 at 8:40 am

        would love to see things get cheaper…thankful they are not going up

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          February 20, 2020 at 10:59 am

          Did you miss the 15% rate hike Alliant Energy just hit us with? Or that gas prices are up at least that much? You don’t drive or pay bills, do you?

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          February 20, 2020 at 6:55 pm

          Here is the consumer price index. If you read the article, you will see that everything is going up. https://www.bls.gov/cpi/

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 19, 2020 at 9:23 am

    Do these Democrats actually use their heads for anything other than for a place for a hat? Raise corporate taxes and we lose corporations overseas. Corporations go overseas and we lose American jobs. When that happens we lose both Corporate and individual tax revenue which can be used to fix the infrastructure!!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 19, 2020 at 9:22 am

    Bloombergs plan to tax the wealthy and increased tax on capital gains in order to pay for tuition and forgive student loans will only trickle down to the middle class by forcing the corporations to increase their prices on goods and consumables. The wealthy don’t get wealthy by luck or being stupid, they are not going to let any of these tax hikes decrease their bottom line.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 19, 2020 at 10:18 am

      Not one dime of the tax breaks they got filtered down to the consumers. The CEOs used the money to buy back their stock, which made the stock prices go up, which made their profitably look better, so the CEOs got bonuses. It also made the stock market go up generally, which Trump points to as a success, which it isn’t. It’s smoke and mirrors, and will implode again soon, just like it did in 2008.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 19, 2020 at 9:22 am

    Anyone that truly believes their student debt will be forgiven if these people are elected are even bigger idiots than the candidates. At least the candidates know it’s never going to happen, but they’ll never actually say it. Don’t believe me? 3 words: SHOVEL – READY – JOBS.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 19, 2020 at 6:43 pm

      As long as they can make more money online, working for themselves, they’re not going to take any SHOVEL READY JOBS, they don’t have to. Immigrants did much of that work, but since Trump is sending them all back, there’s no one who’ll do it.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 19, 2020 at 9:21 am

    That should just tell a lot of people if he got voted in say goodbye to your mother’s and father’s and uncles Grandma’s Grandpa’s because Bloomberg thinks only the wealthy should survive past a certain age

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 19, 2020 at 6:43 pm

      What should? What are you raving about now?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 19, 2020 at 9:21 am

    The fight between former President Obama and President Trump on claiming American economic prosperity has been heating up, but former Reagan economist Art Laffer declared the verdict is clear: President Trump caused the thriving Trump economy.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 18, 2020 at 6:02 pm

    No it’s not ok. If this person decided to change to a woman, this man still was born with larger muscles including a heart, larger lungs for better breathing capacity, and bigger bones. Their decision to become a woman doesn’t negate what they were born with.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 18, 2020 at 6:02 pm

    Is President Trump the only one in Washington who has read the Constitution? Forgive us, but that’s how, amid the brouhaha over Mr. Trump’s criticism of the Justice Department, we would turn around the question that Khizr Khan famously asked at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. The president, it seems, has a clearer grasp of his constitutional powers and obligations than anyone in this fray.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 18, 2020 at 7:07 pm

      Ha. ha ha ha ha.You have to be kidding me. Now he knows more about the Constitution than people who have studied it for years? Just like he knows more about war than his generals? And science than scientists? Is there anything that you believe about him that might be true?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 18, 2020 at 6:02 pm

    The thing to focus on is Article II of the Constitution itself. It creates the president and vests in him — and him alone — the executive powers of the government. It’s as straightforward as it can be. “The executive Power,” it says, “shall be vested in a President of the United States of America.” It doesn’t say “some of the executive power.” It says “the” executive power. It vests such power in only the president.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 18, 2020 at 7:20 pm

      That doesn’t give him unlimited powers. He is not above the law and he isn’t the chief law enforcement officer of the US.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 19, 2020 at 8:15 am

        what has he done to abuse that in tour mind?

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          February 19, 2020 at 8:43 am

          What makes you think the troll has a mind?

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            Anonymous

            February 19, 2020 at 10:20 am

            Why do you respond to your own posts? Is that the DJT method of patting yourself on the back?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 18, 2020 at 6:01 pm

    In any event, the fact that the executive power is vested in a single person makes the executive branch different from the legislative branch, where powers granted are diffused among 535 members of the House and Senate, and judicial branch, where power is diffused among 870 Article III judges. One thing this means is that, unlike judges and legislators, presidents can’t recuse themselves for a conflict of interest.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 19, 2020 at 10:21 am

      That is COMPLETELY wrong. Presidents above all others must avoid conflicts of interest, and this one is the only one in history who has so many, and ignored them!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 18, 2020 at 6:01 pm

    It’s the old, “careful what you wish for” thing…Last year, Canadians faced a median wait of nearly 21 weeks to receive specialist treatment after getting referred by a general practitioner. Certain procedures come with longer waits. End-to-end, patients waited a median of 39 weeks for orthopedic surgery in 2019.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 18, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    Just walked in the door from visiting a friend whose chest pains 6 days ago mandated immediate open heart. Under every Democrat/Socialist plan, he would have had to wait months, illegals go first and he would have died. BUT the surgery he would have never gotten, WOULD HAVE BEEN “FREE” with your taxes.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 18, 2020 at 7:22 pm

      Not true. More scare tactics from the right wing wackos.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 19, 2020 at 8:13 am

        ask a socialist country

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          February 19, 2020 at 9:28 am

          Sadly, it looks like the only thing that Congress can promise is that the cost of healthcare to American citizens is guaranteed to go up in 2020 while coverage will undoubtedly decrease. SMBs will continue to hammer the unsuspecting patient and doctors will watch helplessly while bureaucrats march to a conclusion that only increases government control on the healthcare industry.

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            Anonymous

            February 19, 2020 at 6:48 pm

            What is an SMB?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 18, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    Think gun laws in states like New York and Cali are bad? This former police chief says that’s nothing compared to what America would look like in a Bloomberg / Clinton White House.
    Is this what you want happening to our country?

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 19, 2020 at 10:22 am

      What former police chief? Where? If you’re going to spam this site with cut-and-paste crap, at least try to make some sense.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 19, 2020 at 2:51 pm

      does cut and paste make it any less true?

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 19, 2020 at 4:24 pm

        Not if it comes from a verifiable source. None of your crap has a source other than your impaired mind.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 19, 2020 at 6:49 pm

        It doesn’t make it any less nonsensical. There’s not context, no point, and it makes no sense.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 18, 2020 at 5:59 pm

    Obama is now endorsing Bloomberg, saying we need tighter gun control and to do something about climate Change. He has a 15 million dollar home by the sea. Hmmm. In CA. you want to purchase a weapon you must wait 10 days to pick it up. Now they want you to fill out an application to buy ammo. They are tracking every move you make. Wonder what will be next?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 18, 2020 at 5:59 pm

    Our President, Donald Trump, is truly “A Man of the People” and the NASCAR Drivers and the whole crown attending, proved their love for him, (and he for them), yesterday…a day to remember…Patriotism on Parade! WOW! So proud to be a real American

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 19, 2020 at 10:27 am

      Yeah, thanks Vladimir, you’re a real American all right

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 18, 2020 at 5:59 pm

    The Democrats & Shifty Schiff, whose presentation to the Senate was loaded with lies and misrepresentations, are refusing to state that the Obama Administration withheld aid from many countries including Ukraine, Pakistan, Philippines, Egypt, Honduras, & Mexico. Witch Hunt!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 21, 2020 at 9:21 am

      Blathering here means nothing. If it’s true, post corroboration. If you don’t, it means it’s not true.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 18, 2020 at 5:58 pm

    Seems like many times, according to Senator Blackburn, President Obama withheld hundreds of millions to billions of aid from foreign countries. Often there were conditions attached to the aid.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 19, 2020 at 10:32 am

      There have always been conditions attached, but they were conditions in the national interest, not personal ones. Trump tries to skew everything to benefit him personally, which is the mark of an amateur.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 18, 2020 at 5:58 pm

    The gloves continue to come off in the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, with Bernie Sanders accusing billionaire Mike Bloomberg of buying the election and attacking the former New York City mayor’s record on race, and Bloomberg taking a swipe at the Vermont senator and his fervent supporters.

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    retread Reply Report comment

    February 18, 2020 at 2:44 pm

    Sorry Dems, Avenati can’t make it to the Wingding in Clear Lake next summer unless he gets leave from prison!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 18, 2020 at 10:53 am

    I heard he was hard on his secretary…
    Eliminate the position… Waste of taxpayers money anyway…

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      bodacious Reply Report comment

      February 18, 2020 at 11:32 am

      You have no idea how much work it is to be an activities director. I don’t know this guy but the job involves a great deal of time and effort of the director. Micich tried to eliminate the position and you were probably one of the many who screamed about how necessary the position was – and rightly so.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 18, 2020 at 10:15 am

    So what’s the scoop with the Mason City Schools Activities Director? He was on paid suspension, now he resigned?

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 18, 2020 at 10:34 am

      Guy was an ass wipe…good

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 19, 2020 at 6:57 am

      That’s want happens when you get caught pouring the coals to the secretary.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 18, 2020 at 9:45 am

    WOW. 14 hysterical pro-Trump posts in 10 minutes! Obviously a bot company with a very scared customer.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 18, 2020 at 10:02 am

      It is hysterical, that is for sure. But the bot takes its cue from America’s Drama Queen in the White House. Both are pretty pathetic.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 18, 2020 at 10:29 am

        if your going to answer your on post…why post?

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          February 18, 2020 at 10:31 am

          lol everyone knows this old man’s tricks..but he thinks he’s anonymous

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          February 18, 2020 at 12:18 pm

          I didn’t and you shouldn’t.

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            February 18, 2020 at 5:57 pm

            Not to worry. The TROLL is just to slow to keep up and it pisses him off and makes me laugh.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 18, 2020 at 8:37 am

    Until BARR Starts Jailing the Scumbags behind the FAILED Trump COUP….WE trust NO ONE!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 18, 2020 at 8:37 am

    Obama said himself this economy would never happen that those days were over! And it wouldn’t have if it wasn’t for President Trump and his policies! The only thing Obama paved the way for was the hate & division we are experiencing!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 18, 2020 at 8:36 am

    Hmmm. How is it that even in the Socialist or Communist Countries they STILL have the RICH & the Poor? Democrats CLAIM & Portray it’s just an American Capitalist thing.

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    February 18, 2020 at 8:36 am

    Talk about arrogance. In actuality, the recession ended just as Obama took office and the economy dragged along the bottom in spite zero interest rates for 8 years with little to no growth, high unemployment rates and millions and millions of people on food stamps and other forms of welfare.

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      February 18, 2020 at 9:47 am

      LOL oh HELL no, and you know it! The Republican-caused recession STARTED right before Obama took office, when all the rich bastards who stole all the money out of the economy ran away and hid in their gated communities and left it for him to fix.

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    February 18, 2020 at 8:35 am

    The only good thing Obama did for this country was waking up the people to his and the Dems intended destruction of our country and as a result, played a major factor in Trump getting elected!

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      February 19, 2020 at 11:01 am

      You are ABSOLUTELY CORRECT. The only positive influence Barack Husein Obama had was in getting Trump elected.

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    February 18, 2020 at 8:34 am

    Of course Obama would say this because he has NO legacy. His gifts to our enemies and the release of our enemies and the death of our people in Benghazi are his legacy and it will follow him to his death.

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    February 18, 2020 at 8:34 am

    Obama is the same person that said those jobs are gone and we as a nation need to get used to it. Then Trump brings them back, and all of a sudden, he wants credit. I’ll give him credit for creating divisiveness in the US, he does deserve that.

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    February 18, 2020 at 8:34 am

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