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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 17, 2019 at 8:59 am

    Democrats cannot cheat if real numbers are known…just like Democrats are against showing ID to vote…we need voter ID cards now since democrat states give DL to illegal immigrants….

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 17, 2019 at 6:05 am

    It looks as if the State Patrol has begun to migrate it’s communications to the new State Radio digital system on 700 mhz this morning. They followed Worth county which switched a few months ago.

    770.40625 mhz. Can’t get P25 Phase-II TDMA on your radio? Better upgrade soon.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 16, 2019 at 8:47 pm

    Trump’s a poorly educated moron that Putin is trying as an experiment to gauge how ignorant voters really are. Soon, he’ll have to be reined* in because he’s embarrassingly dense, even for a conservative. But he’s good for the Republican party……( * = spelling correction)

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 17, 2019 at 2:26 pm

      If you want to see a REAL poorly educated moron look in the mirror.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 16, 2019 at 6:08 pm

    Politicians need to represent OUR wishes, not what they THINK we would want. Also, Republicans and Democrats should be ashamed of their votes. Why would you ever vote to NOT defend our borders.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 16, 2019 at 6:06 pm

    The families should file a lawsuit against California for the deaths of their loved ones. California should be held responsible due to their Sanctuary policies. By doing so they actually are sponsoring illegals and supporting them…

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 16, 2019 at 6:05 pm

    Explain to me why in the hell you would feel sorry for money bags Nancy Pelosi. You should be feeling sorry for the veterans I have to sleep in the street. And the unemployed people that don’t have the money to buy them a home. And got to pay crazy money to rent a house and feed their children. While she has a ball drinking gin. Lives in a million-dollar home. Flying on military jets that cost a fortune with the working America’s taxes. Don’t believe in open borders. Where there’s drug trafficking human trafficking. And taking men and women’s tax dollars to take care of a bunch of illegal immigrants. You got to be a Democrat if not your damn stupid as one. Oh boo hoo boo Nancy Pelosi a freaking drunk and it’s paid for by your tax dollars moron….

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 16, 2019 at 1:18 pm

    MEXICAN DRUG CARTELS; will soon be classified as terrorists, this changes everything, as the US military can blow them off the road now. Great move President Trump., this is the prequel to how Mexico pays for the wall…watch. Trump is 4 steps ahead of everyone.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 16, 2019 at 1:19 pm

      TRUMP 2020

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 16, 2019 at 3:23 pm

      Is that true or did you hear it on Fox News?
      The smartest person on Fox…Homer Simpson.
      Are you hearing crazy voices? Turn off Fox News.

      Who does Fox News turn to about gun violence in America? Dick Cheney, the guy that shot his friend in the face.

      Fox News – Unsuitable for viewers under 70.
      Fox News – Not racist, but #1 with racists.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 16, 2019 at 9:27 am

    If Trump has to produce his tax returns then. I’m more concerned with ppl who make 174k a year and are now millionaires.

    Don’t give a RATSASS what he did before becoming the greatest President in our history only matters what he does for the greatest country in the world now n beyond 2020 go trump

    Obama weaponized the IRS and if there was anything on Trump he would have revealed it to stop Trump from getting elected..

    I know the IRS is slow but I think they would have figured out if there was something wrong with President Trump’s past tax returns. As a matter of fact I can guarantee you that the IRS has already gone down that route the same time Obama wiretapped the Trump campaign.

    Well I could have swore the supreme court said you can’t release tax returns for malicious reasons. Have to be a legislative reason.

    First… open up those sealed documents of sexual misconduct from those past and present in public office. We the taxpayers want to know where OUR money went.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 16, 2019 at 4:58 pm

      Just more Donald Trump lies and bullshit.

      2011
      During his “birther” campaign of falsely claiming President Obama was not born in the United States,
      Trump offered a public deal: If Obama released his birth certificate, he’d release his tax returns.

      2012
      “With Mitt Romney running on the Republican presidential ticket, Trump again and again offered advice from one businessman to another: The candidate must release his tax returns, ASAP.” – Donald Trump

      2014
      The Obama birth certificate had by now emerged, proving that Trump’s claim had zero merit.
      So Trump devised a new deal: He’ll release the tax returns if he runs for office.
      “If I decide to run for office, I’ll produce my tax returns, absolutely. And I would love to do that,” Trump said in an interview.

      2015
      Months before announcing his presidential candidacy, Trump assured that he’d release the returns as part of his proof that he “would make money for our country.”
      “I would certainly show tax returns” he said in a February radio interview with Hugh Hewitt.

      2016
      In January, Trump said he and his campaign were “working on” getting the returns out, but it was hard because it “is not, like a normal tax return.”

      2017
      A reporter asked Trump about the returns in his first press conference as President-elect.
      Almost reflexively, he replied, “Well, I’m not releasing the tax returns because as you know, they’re under audit.”
      When pressed, though, Trump said for the first time that he simply didn’t believe the American public cared about seeing them, because he won the election.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 16, 2019 at 9:26 am

    Before John McCain died and the ridiculous “tributes” to the man makes me vomit, let’s remember what McCain’s real legacy is: His father was the Admiral in charge of the Pacific fleet prosecuting the war in Vietnam Nam. Because of this McCain got preferential treatment in the Navy. He was allowed to become a Navy pilot. But he was a terrible pilot. McCain crashed two navy Jets in his early career. Then while aboard the Aircraft Carrier USS Forrestal, McCain got angry because he had to wait in line to take off on a bombing run. He shut off his engines, opened the cockpit, and in his haste to exit the aircraft to chew someone out about his having to ” wait”, he hit the button that released his live bombs onto the deck of the Forrestal. He took off running, as the bombs exploded, which set off a chain reaction of bombs from adjacent aircraft, and the ensuing explosions and fires killed 133 sailors aboard the Forrestal.
    While his fellow sailors were fighting the fire, McCain went to the pilot’s lounge below decks and watched the men fight the fire on closed circuit TV.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 16, 2019 at 4:15 pm

      You are so full of shit, it is unbelievable.

      While John McCain was not a perfect man, he was 1000 times the man that the draft dodging cowardly pussy Donald Trump will ever be.
      Trump was not fit to sniff McCain’s jock strap.

      Your statement on the USS Forrestal fire that was in 1967 off the coast of Vietnam, are total lies and bullshit..
      “While preparing for the second sortie of the day, the aft portion of the flight deck was packed wing-to-wing
      with 12 A-4E Skyhawk, seven F-4B Phantom II, and two Vigilante aircraft.”

      “The cause of the fire that killed 134 sailors and injured 161 was an unstable Zuni rocket on an F4 Phatom jet awaiting flight (on the starboard rear)
      on the stern of the carrier that fired and slammed into an A4 jet right next to McCain’s jet (both of which were on the port rear) also awaiting flight.
      McCain saw another pilot on fire, and turned to help him, when the first bomb detonated. McCain was knocked backwards 10 feet, struck by shrapnel and wounded.”

      About 3 months later after McCain was shot down and captured, McCain was suffering from disease, malnourishment, and a number of gruesome wounds and torture in a bleak Vietnamese prison,
      Meanwhile in 1967 & 68, the draft dodging cowardly pussy Donald Trump, was living a glamorous life at exclusive Manhattan nightclubs.
      Bonespurs my ass.

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        Blue Angel Reply Report comment

        March 16, 2019 at 5:03 pm

        Nowadays they can get them bone spurs outta your ass. Course they have to go around your head first. Keep your eyes shut like they usually are and you should be ok.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 16, 2019 at 9:25 am

    Hours later, McCain took off with a New York Times reporter buddy of his, and went on to say that after seeing the effects of those bombs on the Forrestal, he was beginning to question the morality of dropping those bombs on the Viet Cong.
    McCain was the direct cause of 133 deaths on his own ship, and was never reprimanded. He was nowhere to be found as the Forrestal had to limp to the Philippines for months of repair work.
    McCain was married then. His wife was stricken with debilitating injuries in an automobile accident. And was hospitalized for more than 5 months. McCain was off gallivanting with anything in a skirt.
    Upon returning from Vietnam Nam, McCain found his wife was disfigured by her injuries, which included a shattered pelvis, arm, and legs. In order to save her legs, doctors performed 23 surgeries on her, and had to remove significant portions of the bones in her legs, which left he shorter, and unable to walk, and in a wheelchair, she had to use a catheter.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 22, 2019 at 2:37 pm

      Neither you nor Dump could carry McCain’s lunch. He was far from perfect, but you and your crude, vulgar, ignorant, classless, uneducated embarrassment of a chief exec are a hell of a lot farther.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 16, 2019 at 9:24 am

    McCain was disinterested in his first wife’s predicament. She had to go through grueling physical therapy to learn to walk again.
    After McCain left the Navy, he was intent on a career in politics. He and His wife Carol had gotten to know Ronald and Nancy Reagan, and McCain was eager to jump into politics.
    But he decided he needed a more visually pleasing young woman by his side. He callously divorced Carol, the mother of his three children, and immediately jumped into the sack with new wife Cindy, who was 18 years younger. Upon learning of this, the Reagans were shocked and angered by how he had treated Carol. While campaigning for congress, McCain used pictures of himself posing with Mr. And Mrs. Reagan, but there was no hearty endorsement offered by the Reagans.
    McCain’s new young wife was also an heiress to an Arizona Brewing fortune.
    And let us not forget McCain was one of the Keating 5, who had helped swindle life savings from countless Americans in the Savings and Loan scandal of the 1980’s. McCain was in it up to his eyeballs.
    Yet McCain was well-connected in Washington, and parlayed his connections into a seat in the United States Senate.

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      Go Duke Reply Report comment

      March 16, 2019 at 8:54 pm

      It is funny you mention McCain’s other wife and ignore the fact that Trump has treated all his exes poorly and has dumped them to marry a guess what?????? a younger woman…twice! And he was cheating on #3 and present wife with a porn star during her pregnancy with his child.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 16, 2019 at 9:23 am

    So before the tearful tributes to John McCain, be sure you remember the facts about this self-proclaimed Maverick. The facts do not agree with that portrait of a heroic patriot and great American.
    With due respect to his family, John McCain was never the great man so many portray him as.
    I do not wish the man any harm or ill-will. But neither should we allow this false narrative fairy-tale about this scoundrel of a man as he faces his eternal fate.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 16, 2019 at 12:34 pm

      What tributes? You do know he’s been dead since last August, don’t you?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 16, 2019 at 9:21 am

    I know the IRS is slow but I think they would have figured out if there was something wrong with President Trump’s past tax returns. As a matter of fact I can guarantee you that the IRS has already gone down that route the same time Obama wiretapped the Trump campaign.

    Well I could have swore the supreme court said you can’t release tax returns for malicious reasons. Have to be a legislative reason.

    First… open up those sealed documents of sexual misconduct from those past and present in public office. We the taxpayers want to know where OUR money went.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 16, 2019 at 9:20 am

    If Trump has to produce his tax returns then. I’m more concerned with ppl who make 174k a year and are now millionaires.

    Don’t give a RATSASS what he did before becoming the greatest President in our history only matters what he does for the greatest country in the world now n beyond 2020 go trump

    Obama weaponized the IRS and if there was anything on Trump he would have revealed it to stop Trump from getting elected..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 16, 2019 at 8:19 am

    President Trump is right to declare an emergency on our southern border and he’s right on the law allowing him to reallocate funds to secure our southern border.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 16, 2019 at 8:19 am

    A recent Investors Business Daily poll found that 69 percent of Americans believe the news media “is more concerned with advancing its points of view than reporting all the facts.”
    So Donald Trump’s withering criticism of the anti-Trump press seems to have taken deep root.
    I view the mainstream media as propagandists. Do not trust one thing they report. I never thought I would see this happen in the USA. Very sad & dangerous situation.
    Totally support President Trump’s veto.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 16, 2019 at 8:49 am

      Copy and paste from Bill O’Reilly face book…no credibility whatsoever.
      And IBD is a right wing supporting site that is inaccurate.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        March 16, 2019 at 9:19 am

        It has a lot more credibility than CNN, ABC, CBS,CNBC or NBC. You just can’t stand the truth can you Dumb Ass!

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          March 16, 2019 at 1:12 pm

          Since you believe that, you are a real f*cking moron.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          March 17, 2019 at 6:11 pm

          Aw, look at the idiot trying to call someone else a moron.

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    Ron Blong Reply Report comment

    March 16, 2019 at 7:18 am

    History books will forever show that a colossal ignoramus was elected by an outdated Electoral college in 2016.
    “The electoral college is a disaster for a democracy.” – Donald Trump Nov. 2012

    You notice that the all the people elected as President, but lost the popular vote, and became President are Republican?
    Rutherford B. Hayes 1876
    Benjamin Harrison 1888
    George W. Bush 2000
    Donald Trump 2016

    Ya Donny you were right about one thing, the electoral college was a disaster for a democracy

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 15, 2019 at 6:20 pm

    I actually think AOC’s a plant by republicans. Every time she opens her dumb pie hole, more Trump voters are created. Let this dolt talk! Our secret weapon!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 15, 2019 at 6:20 pm

    DO NOT FOOL YOURSELF….. AOC IS A VERY REAL DANGER TO OUR AMERICAN WAY OF LIFE!!! AOC IS THE PUPPET ONLY… HER MASTER’S PULL HER STRINGS!! MAKE NO MISTAKE ABOUT IT…. SHE NEEDS TO GO!!!!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 16, 2019 at 12:30 pm

      Alexandria Ocasia-Cortez graduated cum laude in economics and political science and had an asteroid named after her after winning second place in the microbiology division of the nation’s largest and most prestigious high school science fair. She worked her way to every bit of it, and is obviously smarter than you.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 16, 2019 at 1:20 pm

      the 10-year-old split her own party an elected President Trump, wait till they start to debate each other, I’m buying the popcorn.lol

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        March 16, 2019 at 1:22 pm

        she’s like a young girl mad at her mommy for her xmas presents.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          March 16, 2019 at 6:40 pm

          Trump likes young girls to piss on him.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        March 16, 2019 at 1:23 pm

        and Louglin/Huffman paid her way and is worth every penny.lol

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 15, 2019 at 6:19 pm

    AOC is an actor paid by the Democrats. They don’t even hide it any more. Why pay any attention to her. AOC is a distraction from the real enemies.
    AOC’s a little George Soros puppet. They use people like her to push the most extreme socialist ideas, hoping it will make their more moderate plans more palatable to the public. If we want to eliminate the problem, we have to vote conservative and keep these crazies out of office.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 16, 2019 at 12:31 pm

      Alexandria Ocasia-Cortez graduated cum laude in economics and political science and had an asteroid named after her after winning second place in the microbiology division of the nation’s largest and most prestigious high school science fair. She worked her way to every bit of it, and is obviously smarter than you.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 15, 2019 at 6:18 pm

    Remember when Lisa Murkowski was defeated in her PRIMARY back in 2010? She would NOT give up her seat (which her daddy gave her) and got every member of the GOP to stand with her to run as in independent. Today’s RINOS are not really any more “republican than they are democrats. They are all just POWER HUNGRY Bastards>>

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 15, 2019 at 6:18 pm

    I used to respect Romney, but these hypocrites would rather hurt our country and our citizens than agree with Trump. SHAME ON THEM If your a Republican vote these 12 out in their primary tell your party you want new blood for office. Obviously they are more worried about losing their funding for there next election than the safety of America Makes me angry we have to WAIT for next election to rid of these backstabbers!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 15, 2019 at 6:15 pm

    AOC’s a educated moron that Pelosi is trying as an experiment to gauge how ignorant voters really are. Soon, she’ll have to be reigned in because she’s embarrassingly dense, even for a liberal. But she’s good for the Republican party……

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 16, 2019 at 12:32 pm

      Alexandria Ocasia-Cortez graduated cum laude in economics and political science and had an asteroid named after her after winning second place in the microbiology division of the nation’s largest and most prestigious high school science fair. She worked her way to every bit of it, and is obviously smarter than you.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 15, 2019 at 6:14 pm

    President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration is a proper use of executive power to protect our country’s borders and keep Americans safe. Unfortunately, the crisis at the southern border is one that only the federal government may truly solve. With no solutions coming from Congress, the president is faithfully executing the duties of his office by invoking a law Congress already passed: the National Emergencies Act (NEA).

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 15, 2019 at 6:14 pm

    In declaring a state of emergency pursuant to the NEA, President Trump is using pre-existing statutory authority to address a legitimate crisis created by lawless conduct at and beyond our southern border. This emergency declaration is not a case of the president relieving himself of restrictions under the law. To the contrary, our president is protecting our country’s borders through means contemplated by Congress and used many times by past presidents for matters less directly threatening than those present on the southern border.
    The NEA gives the president broad authority. In fact, Congress did not define “national emergency” in the NEA, leaving it entirely at the president’s discretion to determine what constitutes such an emergency. But any president who makes such a declaration must tell Congress the statutory authority upon which he is relying, as President Trump has done here. The president’s action is

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 15, 2019 at 6:13 pm

    The NEA has been used by every president since its adoption in 1976 and has been invoked more than 50 times. Past administrations issued emergency declarations on a wide variety of issues with less direct impact on the safety and security of Americans — including the sale of blood diamonds (Clinton) and misconduct by multiple foreign governments like Burundi (Obama), South Sudan (Clinton, Obama), Venezuela (Obama) and North Korea (Bush).

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 15, 2019 at 6:13 pm

    Hillary would be in prison if it were not for the Washington Swamp and double standards. Remember Scooter Libby going to prison and losing his law license for not remembering what day he was told something. And remember the Burger guy who stole the confidential papers out of the Library of Congress to cover for Bill Clinton not picking up Osama Bin Ladin when he was handed to him three times. He was given probation and community service and did neither. Such a sickening double standard in Washington.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 15, 2019 at 11:32 am

    More of Trump and Trump supporters influence on violence.

    “The suspected gunman who killed dozens of people in New Zealand is an Australian ‘racist eco-fascist’ who posted a 74-page manifesto online before the shootings and described Donald Trump as a “symbol of white supremacy”.

    “The man, who identified himself in a livestream of the massacre as Brenton Tarrant, said he was motivated by far-right extremism he saw in the United States to carry out the attack at Al Noor Mosque.”

    “At least 49 people were gunned down dead in two mosques in New Zealand.”

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 15, 2019 at 2:17 pm

      Yea, yea, we all get the news copy and paste. Reported by left wing news organizations. Who would have thought?

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 15, 2019 at 4:31 pm

      And where’s your cite LIB? Bet it’s a LEFTY site.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 15, 2019 at 10:19 am

    Domestic terrorism, at it’s finest.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 15, 2019 at 8:43 am

    Trump is 100% correct when he says the biased left wing liberal media is an enemy of the people..
    Fact after fact, but still not going after the real corruption, they would rather continue baseless witch hunts against our potus, this nation is in for a rude awakening! MAGA2020

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 15, 2019 at 8:43 am

    The Russians and Chinese were hacking Hillary’s server…..this is fact. So the fbi and doj didn’t care about the secrets they gathered from Hillabitch?? Why even have them then?

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 15, 2019 at 10:24 am

      We have them so Trump can take over the world. He thinks the military will back him, the justice department will back him and the bikers will back him when he attempts his coup. He is in for a rude awakening.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 15, 2019 at 8:41 am

    California has become the worst State in this Republic. The people have let the Democrats destroy a beautiful place.
    There is no excuse for sanctuary cities to exist or for any city to deny ICE detainers.
    Let President Trump cut off all finances to these POS Sanctuary Cities, and stop all Federal Judges from over ruling Presidents orders!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 16, 2019 at 7:26 pm

      California clearly does something very right. It has an economy bigger than most countries. Its home to many of the wealthiest people in the country. It’s colleges and universities are the gold standard of academic excellence. It is home to the fastest growing and most influential industries in the world. It’s a tourism Mecca

      Meanwhile in Iowa…we can’t balance our state budget despite a red hot national economy, we could Brunei to defund education, and our legislators spend their time trying to pass religious based laws rather than try to grow our anemic economy (which is near dead last in the country for growth). California sounds pretty alright to me.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 15, 2019 at 8:41 am

    An eye for an eye……if there are no laws anymore then these families should start taking the law into their own hands… politicians, lawmakers need to feel the same pain….they are responsible…and should be punished in the same way….member of my family is murdered I refuse to be paraded around as some angle mom and dad and some prop for politicians and media…politicians supporting this lawlessness will reap the whirlwind on one of their family members….and a jury would agree in the end and let the person off…its coming…..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 15, 2019 at 8:40 am

    You can blame it on the Democratic Party for the blood of this woman that was killed in California on there hands nothing will be done till one of their family members are killed then they will pass laws.its so sad that a person from other countries are more protected than a US. Citizens

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 15, 2019 at 8:39 am

    “Already, as of February 1, taxpayers have forked over $7,943,906.75 to military gender reassignment surgeries, hormones, and psychotherapy.” Glad the insanity is being squelched!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 15, 2019 at 8:38 am

    It doesn’t matter what excuse they give, the Dirty Dozen turned their backs on us; the people and our safety and, an excuse is only good for the person giving it. We, out here see it for what it really is…..failure to stand by the president and, therefore, failure to care enough for us, the people. You bring shame down on yourselves! Keep your mouths shut!!!! We no longer want to hear your drivel!!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 15, 2019 at 8:37 am

    Typical leftists, Never let a crisis go to waste and kick believers of religion while they are down instead of the act of the madman! Those are the words of dividers and anarchists! What a pathetic person AOC is.
    Soros puppets. Three of them freshmen congressmen. Enemies of our country planted to help destroy America.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 14, 2019 at 6:17 pm

    There is nothing intelligent in your post to prove your claim. Well maybe that you aren’t a republican but you probably are a card-carrying member of the United Russia party.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 15, 2019 at 8:54 am

      Just a American Citizen fighting you terrorist Traitors.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 14, 2019 at 6:14 pm

    Bad smoke signals on horizon…stay in wigwam until storm blows over
    Warren not only cheated to get into college…you cheated to get into Congress too! I have less than zero sympathy for you!!!!!
    Warren cheated to get financial aid or to get into a school and she claimed she was an Indian she also claimed that she was an Indian descent on her bar exam
    It’s like the old saying goes….whenever you point your finger at anyone, you have three pointing back at you. Pocahontas should have thought of that before she started popping off about people cheating…..

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 15, 2019 at 5:43 pm

      You are so full of shit from drinking wat too much Donny Kool-Aid.
      Get your facts straight before you spout off you inane ramblings.
      Dumbass Trumpanzee.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 14, 2019 at 6:13 pm

    This explains all of these uneducated and unqualified doctors and lawyers that every time i come across, I scratch my head and say to myself how did they get their license to practice ???
    And the schools don’t know kids admitted for “rowing” never did? Or that athletes can’t read? Please. Higher education has become a hypocritical joke, a damn expensive one!!
    Investigate David Hogg and Elizabeth Warren’s admission into Harvard

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 14, 2019 at 6:12 pm

    What we have here is a conspiracy to overthrow the President of The United States. Time for accountability! a conspiracy lead by the former President of the United States!
    These 2 lovebirds, Strozk and Page, Obama, Hillary, James Clapper, Loretta Lynch, Comey, Brenner and all the gang should be prosecuted for trying to rig the elections and install a corrupt candidate like Hillary in the WH to destroy this nation. If this was done by conservatives or Republicans CNN and all those parrots would be airing this 24/7.
    Like peeling an onion one layer at a time.
    Now we’re seeing how corrupt the Obama administration was and how democrats tried carrying the crime forward for another 2 years. Now they’re caught.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 14, 2019 at 6:12 pm

    Does the US government have the teeth to go after this crime? 1. freeze all assets of all government employees who are convicted of a crime. 2. cut all government employees from the government retirement programs who are convicted of a crime. 3. flush out all the corrupt politicians and start convicting them. 4. begin treating all US citizens the same regardless of their powerful political positions, present/past…

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 14, 2019 at 6:06 pm

    President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration is a proper use of executive power to protect our country’s borders and keep Americans safe. Unfortunately, the crisis at the southern border is one that only the federal government may truly solve. With no solutions coming from Congress, the president is faithfully executing the duties of his office by invoking a law Congress already passed: the National Emergencies Act (NEA).
    In declaring a state of emergency pursuant to the NEA, President Trump is using pre-existing statutory authority to address a legitimate crisis created by lawless conduct at and beyond our southern border. This emergency declaration is not a case of the president relieving himself of restrictions under the law. To the contrary, our president is protecting our country’s borders through means contemplated by Congress and used many times by past presidents for matters less directly threatening than those present on the southern border.
    The NEA gives the president broad authority. In fact, Congress did not define “national emergency” in the NEA, leaving it entirely at the president’s discretion to determine what constitutes such an emergency. But any president who makes such a declaration must tell Congress the statutory authority upon which he is relying, as President Trump has done here. The president’s action is neither new nor extraordinary.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 14, 2019 at 6:05 pm

    The NEA has been used by every president since its adoption in 1976 and has been invoked more than 50 times. Past administrations issued emergency declarations on a wide variety of issues with less direct impact on the safety and security of Americans — including the sale of blood diamonds (Clinton) and misconduct by multiple foreign governments like Burundi (Obama), South Sudan (Clinton, Obama), Venezuela (Obama) and North Korea (Bush).
    Hillary would be in prison if it were not for the Washington Swamp and double standards. Remember Scooter Libby going to prison and losing his law license for not remembering what day he was told something. And remember the Burger guy who stole the confidential papers out of the Library of Congress to cover for Bill Clinton not picking up Osama Bin Ladin when he was handed to him three times. He was given probation and community service and did neither. Such a sickening double standard in Washington.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 14, 2019 at 3:49 pm

    Does the US government have the teeth to go after this crime? 1. freeze all assets of all government employees who are convicted of a crime. 2. cut all government employees from the government retirement programs who are convicted of a crime. 3. flush out all the corrupt politicians and start convicting them. 4. begin treating all US citizens the same regardless of their powerful political positions, present/past.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 14, 2019 at 3:48 pm

    These 2 lovebirds, Strozk and Page, Obama, Hillary, James Clapper, Loretta Lynch, Comey, Brenner and all the gang should be prosecuted for trying to rig the elections and install a corrupt candidate like Hillary in the WH to destroy this nation. If this was done by conservatives or Republicans CNN and all those parrots would be airing this 24/7.
    Like peeling an onion one layer at a time.
    Now we’re seeing how corrupt the Obama administration was and how democrats tried carrying the crime forward for another 2 years. Now they’re caught.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 14, 2019 at 12:05 pm

    Isn’t he the same worthless & stupid old goat that spouts out all kinds of crazy pro Trump crap and slanders any and all democrats & liberals?
    He’s a real dumbass and cowardly POS.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 14, 2019 at 11:32 am

    This totally wipes out the term white privilege and now goes to political, rich and Hollywood privilege. I feel badly for any student out there who did not get a spot in the school because someone else had more money than they did and bribed their way into the school. Adds a whole new meaning to the term “pay to play”.

    This explains all of these uneducated and unqualified doctors and lawyers that every time i come across, I scratch my head and say to myself how did they get their license to practice ???
    And the schools don’t know kids admitted for “rowing” never did? Or that athletes can’t read? Please. Higher education has become a hypocritical joke, a damn expensive one!!
    Investigate David Hogg and Elizabeth Warren’s admission into Harvard

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 14, 2019 at 12:26 pm

      Bull. 90% of the defendants are Republicans, including the Bushes, who believe they’re entitled to everything. You’re just mad that some middle-class midwestern kids went to H’wood, made a bunch of money, learned your game, and played it better than you.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        March 14, 2019 at 3:36 pm

        You have the Bushes confused with the Obama’s Dumb Ass. And Hollywood is mostly liberal and even a a Dumb Ass like you know’s that. All you can do is mis-direct because you have nothing else.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          March 15, 2019 at 10:26 am

          with your ability to lie continuously you must be a used car salesman.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        March 14, 2019 at 6:07 pm

        Prove it

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        March 14, 2019 at 7:45 pm

        You are absolutely correct. The LIBS always accuse others of what they are guilty of doing.
        Scratch a LIB, find a HYPOCRITE.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 14, 2019 at 11:31 am

    Bad smoke signals on horizon…stay in wigwam until storm blows over
    Warren not only cheated to get into college…you cheated to get into Congress too! I have less than zero sympathy for you!
    Warren cheated to get financial aid or to get into a school and she claimed she was an Indian she also claimed that she was an Indian descent on her bar exam
    It’s like the old saying goes….whenever you point your finger at anyone, you have three pointing back at you. Pocahontas should have thought of that before she started popping off about people cheating…..

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 14, 2019 at 12:28 pm

      Are you sure you want to talk about parents paying to get kids into college? Yours did.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        March 14, 2019 at 3:38 pm

        No one and I mean no one ever paid a dime for my education. I paid for it myself just like my kids did. It is you liberals that run around begging for help from anyone and eveyone.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        March 14, 2019 at 6:08 pm

        No one ever paid a dime for my education except me. I am different from liberals who run around begging for free stuff from anyone and everyone. My children also paid their own way while your were begging on the street for drug money.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          March 15, 2019 at 9:46 am

          LOL are you sure you want to talk about running the streets begging for drug money?!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 14, 2019 at 11:30 am

    I’m sure glad I am not a Democrat! They are total nitwits! How can people vote for people like this?
    I have never seen a party as dissolutional as the Democrats are. This is crazy what a bunch of idiots , I think the Democrat party should be deleted all together
    When did batshit crazy become the new norm? Or, is being a liberal Democrat the only qualification for this elite group of dopes?????

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 14, 2019 at 12:30 pm

      “Mark my word, if and when these preachers get control of the [Republican] party, and they’re sure trying to do so, it’s going to be a terrible damn problem. Frankly, these people frighten me. Politics and governing demand compromise. But these Christians believe they are acting in the name of God, so they can’t and won’t compromise. I know, I’ve tried to deal with them.” –Barry Goldwater

      Now they have, and they’re the biggest child-molesting pedophiles on the planet.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        March 14, 2019 at 5:55 pm

        You are talking to the wrong person. First of all I am not a Republican but I am not stupid like you. I don’t believe much in religion and think the bible was a book written by men to control other men, just like the Koran is. I am way to intelligent believe in anyone that wants to kill babies and is a traitor to the country I live in and you are one of these. As such you are the enemy and should be eliminated.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          March 14, 2019 at 6:19 pm

          There is nothing intelligent in your post to prove your claim. Well maybe that you aren’t a republican but you probably are a card-carrying member of the United Russia party.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 14, 2019 at 10:28 am

    You described Wally Bonespurs.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 14, 2019 at 9:22 am

    Iran and Hezbollah have deployed fighters and terrorists, including those with American blood on their hands, to deepen their hold over the region. This aggression highlights the need for the United States to affirm Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. Hezbollah’s missile arsenal and terror tunnels pose severe threats to the State of Israel. To support Israel’s right to self-defense, both houses of Congress should take up our legislation establishing that it shall be the policy of the United States to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights.!.!.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 14, 2019 at 9:21 am

    Another woman who hates being a woman and wishes to not only blame men for their ability to gestate another human….but make men bear the ENTIRE responsibility thereof. Her actions are petty and punitive. Abortion is about murder, not women’s rights….If the burden of your Uterus is unbearable, have yourself sterilized and/or Transitioned.
    ….now, let’s see what kind of hate mail rolls out from THAT statement.
    No way, they are criminals and here ‘ILLEGALLY”. They do not get any benefits that the hard working American is entitled and worked all their life for.
    Russian collusion?? How about Democrat collusion! A coup attempt against the president is treason and should be treated as if it were a foreign government plot to overthrow the President. Where is justice?

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 14, 2019 at 12:31 pm

      LOL pretty funny coming from a deeply closeted gay man

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 14, 2019 at 9:20 am

    Sarcasm is lost on these people. Anything to avoid and distract from the simple fact that choosing to abort a baby is the placing of a hit job on an innocent, helpless and most vulnerable human life.
    Abortion is not freedom to choose, it is the central religious tenet in a cult of death, and Planned Parenthood is both its temple and high priest.
    I’m sure glad I am not a Democrat! They are total nitwits! How can people vote for people like this?
    I have never seen a party as dissolutional as the Democrats are. This is crazy what a bunch of idiots , I think the Democrat party should be deleted all together
    When did batshit crazy become the new norm? Or, is being a liberal Democrat the only qualification for this elite group of dopes?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 14, 2019 at 9:19 am

    If the Democrats don’t lose by a HUGE margin come the next election, our country has no hope. I feel like they’re getting more crazy by the day! Who could actually WANT these people to dictate their children’s future?!
    She’s a Democrat ,that says it all
    Man I need to get in office a few years and steel oh I mean make a lot of money so I can get my race car built and my 66 mustang restored .
    Another intelligent Democrat wasting taxpayers money.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 14, 2019 at 9:18 am

    Funny because under trump he ended the caging of children started by the Democrats and not to mention that we have the best economy the world has ever seen that means the lowest unemployment rate ever and the highest rate on the stock market so good job letting your hate come thru, remember hate never wins stop acting like a child throwing a temper tantrum snowflake….

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 15, 2019 at 10:12 pm

      Donny the Deranged still has children in cages. What the hell are you talking about?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 14, 2019 at 9:17 am

    I don’t see Republicans pushing for the murder of innocent children.
    I don’t see Republicans pushing for illegal immigrants to influence our elections.
    I don’t see Republicans pushing to have 33,000 buildings a day to be completely revamped to use green energy in the next 10 years with no funding to pay for it.
    I don’t see Republicans spewing hate speech against Jewish people….you know, Like the Muslims did.
    AOC’s dumber than a box of rocks and my 4 year old niece makes words from her alphabet soup that are more coherent than AOC. Thank you Democrats for electing her and thank you even more for supporting her!!!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 14, 2019 at 12:38 pm

      No, you see Republiperverts stealing and raping children. You see Repugs spewing hate speech against women and the poor. Alexandria Ocasia-Cortez graduated cum laude in economics and political science and had an asteroid named after her after winning second place in the microbiology division of the nation’s largest and most prestigious high school science fair.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 14, 2019 at 9:17 am

    What’s wrong with this picture by California? Save the murderers kill the babies. That’s some motto to live by!
    Coming from the mentally ill liberal that supports killing babies at the point of birth and don’t know what bathroom to use that think it’s all right for a man to use a woman’s bathroom because he thinks he’s a woman and remember mentally ill liberal there’s only two genders I support the pussy grabber unlike Obama the Dick grabber
    Occasional Cortex is the future of the Democratic Party. Makes me proud to be Conservative.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 14, 2019 at 9:13 am

    Nearly three years later and yet not a single indictment of the guilty! Tens of millions of dollars absolutely wasted on fake Russian collusion hoaxes and the only possible benefits for such investigations is being ignored! There is a clear and present danger in allowing this criminal injustice to continue to be ignored. We the People want Justice served for the crimes committed by the Obama administration!
    See I knew it would all come out. Obama was in on it from the get go. He lied to the American people when he said he didn’t find out until he read it in the newspaper. When he lied because he gave the order to stand down. Wow. That’s a crime people. He was as crooked as Hillary
    Every morning I wake up thankful I’m not a brainwashed anti American liberal POS. The state of California has gone zero days without being a national embarrassment
    The Leftists were actually the Nazis!! Look it up darlin. The American Leftist changed the narrative after WWII. Facts honey, not feelings….. Hitler’s followers were The Original Left….. guess people who can’t read don’t know this….

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 14, 2019 at 9:11 am

    Occasional Cortex is the future of the Democratic Party. Makes me proud to be Conservative.
    There is not gonna be a Democratic Party the way they’re going! No one is going to ever believe a democrat except they’re illegals and corrupt followers….

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 14, 2019 at 12:39 pm

      Alexandria Ocasia-Cortez graduated cum laude in economics and political science and had an asteroid named after her after winning second place in the microbiology division of the nation’s largest and most prestigious high school science fair.

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    Ron Blong Reply Report comment

    March 14, 2019 at 7:59 am

    Trump’s constant, relentless, remorseless lying is a central feature of his presidency, an unprecedented threat to our democracy.
    Never before have we had a leader who so pollutes the national discourse with garbage that he knows is false.

    Other presidents have lied — Lyndon B. Johnson about Vietnam, Richard M. Nixon about Watergate,
    Bill Clinton about Monica Lewinsky.
    But never have we had a president who lies about everything,
    Who invents his own fake facts, who continues to trumpet patent falsehoods even when confronted with the actual facts.
    His utter disregard for truth is a subversion of our democracy and a dereliction of his duty as president.

    What concerns me is that 35% of America has a similar disregard for the truth that only serves to fuel Trump to lead us over the cliff that much sooner.
    Trump keeps telling the same lies over and over again, even after they’ve been thoroughly debunked.
    His cult worshipers don’t seem to care, they actually like that he lies constantly.
    In fact, the more he lies, and the more patently false his lies are, the more they worship him.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 14, 2019 at 2:22 am

    Just because President Trump finds it ok to call names like a school ground bully doesn’t make it right. And it certainly isn’t cute.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 13, 2019 at 7:34 pm

    The Republipervert Party has been taken over by child-molesting/marrying, hillbilly preachers from the unsettled reaches of the deep south. Is this really who you want to get in bed with, sickos? GOP icon Barry Goldwater predicted this: https://www.theatlantic.com/daily-dish/archive/2006/11/quote-for-the-day/232168/

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 13, 2019 at 9:35 pm

      How can you believe anything that “theatlantic” says. It is a left center (red) organization and will say anything to discredit the right (blue). Another snow job from the socialist commies.

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    Observer the Original Reply Report comment

    March 13, 2019 at 7:31 pm

    The framers put freedom of speech first. They felt it was most important to have a free exchange of ideas, civil discourse, and opposing voices, even in the press.

    Even in private places, in order that our Republic remains free, we should have these civil discussions of ideas.

    Yet, when an idea is put forth in civil manner is censured, as has happened here, it defeats the very foundation that was put forth to keep us free. I will not be party to such acts.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 13, 2019 at 7:26 pm

    We don’t hate being women at all, but you sure hate us for it, you deeply closeted gay.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 13, 2019 at 7:21 pm

    Like Wally Bonespurs.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm

    Too late for your mom, shucks!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 13, 2019 at 6:27 pm

    Who was/is your teacher? I bet I know.
    But at least you are a SUPERIOR dumb ass. Not just a run-of-the-mill dumb ass.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 13, 2019 at 3:17 pm

    You are a liar and an agent of those who are trying to topple our nation. Proven false time and again but you keep posting it. Trying to divide our country more and more. Go back to Russia.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 13, 2019 at 2:25 pm

    Fascist socialist? Please consult your Websters.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 13, 2019 at 2:24 pm

    The Republican Congress and Dept. of Justice could not find any crimes committed during President Obama’s administration even after 10 Benghazi investigations. There has to be evidence of a crime and none was found after all the investigations unlike the evidence that has been found by the Special Counsel’s investigation and considered by a jury to convict Manafort and convinced others to plead guilty. I can accept the Special Counsel’s report regarding the “Russian” questions when it is finalized regardless of the outcome. I prefer to deal with evidence rather than amorphous beliefs.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 13, 2019 at 1:02 pm

    Isn’t it ironic that the color red, is associated with socialism and communism’

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 13, 2019 at 11:58 am

    Will take socialist over fascist any day or time.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 13, 2019 at 11:56 am

    Boo-hoo! Another goon from the orange-headed monster’s group is on his way to the federal big-house for his traitorous actions. Many more goons soon on the way to fed lock up.

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      Go Dem Reply Report comment

      March 15, 2019 at 4:10 pm

      Yeah no doubt. If Manaford had been a member of Hillarys posse and said anything bad about her. He would have already committed “suicide” by now.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        March 15, 2019 at 10:10 pm

        zSo you admit he is guilty and what he says is true. Trump is a crook.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 13, 2019 at 11:50 am

    Gues you are an angry old racist bastard with nothing better to do than write these awful rants? Hoping father-time soon cashes in all your chips soon.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 13, 2019 at 2:18 pm

      And, to set the record straight Snowflake, I am about as far from being a racist you will find. I am a realist but the color of someones skin has nothing to do with how I feel.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 13, 2019 at 11:09 am

    AOC’s dumber than a box of rocks and my 4 year old niece makes words from her alphabet soup that are more coherent than AOC. Thank you Democrats for electing her and thank you even more for supporting her!!!
    Funny because under trump he ended the caging of children started by the Democrats and not to mention that we have the best economy the world has ever seen that means the lowest unemployment rate ever and the highest rate on the stock market so good job letting your hate come thru, remember hate never wins stop acting like a child throwing a temper tantrum snowflake

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 15, 2019 at 9:49 am

      Alexandria Ocasia-Cortez graduated cum laude in economics and political science and had an asteroid named after her after winning second place in the microbiology division of the nation’s largest and most prestigious high school science fair. She’s far smarter than you.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 13, 2019 at 11:08 am

    I don’t see Republicans pushing for the murder of innocent children.
    I don’t see Republicans pushing for illegal immigrants to influence our elections.
    I don’t see Republicans pushing to have 33,000 buildings a day to be completely revamped to use green energy in the next 10 years with no funding to pay for it.
    I don’t see Republicans spewing hate speech against Jewish people….you know, Like the Muslims did…

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 13, 2019 at 11:47 am

      Go shove a red hot branding iron up you ass to burn the crap out of your upper head.

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        Ghandi Reply Report comment

        March 13, 2019 at 1:00 pm

        Why all the violence!

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          March 13, 2019 at 7:29 pm

          Just trying to keep up with your phallic-symbol-gun-rhetoric.

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            Anonymous

            March 13, 2019 at 9:36 pm

            Join the NRA!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 14, 2019 at 2:20 am

      I also don’t see Republicans caring for babies and children once they are born. You are not pro life but simply pro birth.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 13, 2019 at 11:04 am

    Anyone wearing a MAGA hat doesn’t need a safe place. Anyone trying to bully them on the other hand might want to look for one. I still can’t stop laughing that a hat melts people down. Oh sorry, I mean “triggers”. Good lord, there is free mental health counseling out there you know! Please seek it. You are embarrassing yourselves!!!!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 13, 2019 at 11:03 am

    Who loves it when Trump pisses off the Democratic Party and their delusional supporters on a daily basis…

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 13, 2019 at 11:00 am

    Late night shows have turned into hate fueled, left wing propaganda. It’s not funny. It’s pathetic. Why would I watch this crap when I could be sleeping…

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 13, 2019 at 10:58 am

    Just think. Social Security gets taxes on what they get. Then you have to buy your Medicare, Then if you let people coming in America unlawfully, they get $3000, rent free homes, health care, food stamps, the list is more. Trump will get the wall and liberals are heading to hell…

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 13, 2019 at 10:57 am

    Climate change is a JOKE! I remember worse winters in the 70’s and Longer Cold spells in the 80’s …
    Remember when AL Gore said there would be no ice caps left by 2013?
    Both poles still covered in ICE! These are just Retarded scare tactics the Libtards use to persuade the Dimwitted toward more of their Socialist BULLSHIT!!!!@!

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    NIT Publisher Reply Report comment

    March 13, 2019 at 9:59 am

    2nd Floor, City Hall March 4, 2019
    Mason City, Iowa 5:30 P.M.

    MINUTES
    COUNCIL WORKSESSION

    The City Council of the City of Mason City, Iowa, met in Worksession pursuant to law and rules of said Council, in the 2nd Floor Conference Room of City Hall at 5:30 P.M., on March 4, 2019. The meeting was called to order by the Mayor and on roll being called, there were present, Mayor in the Chair Schickel and the following Council Members: Adams, Thoma, Jaszewski, Symonds, Lee. Absent: Masson (arrived 5:39 p.m.)

    1.Presentation and update form Gatehouse on Hotel and Conference Center: Administrator Burnett stated this had been a long process to get to this point, advising there had been several versions and what was in front of the Council was a greatly improved proposal that blended aesthetics, function and interconnected with Music Man Square and was a great project.

    David Rachie with Gatehouse thanked everyone, stating it felt like a homecoming and believed staff had done a great job bringing this forward. He discussed the increase in construction costs and interest rates and bonding and the challenged they faced with Music Man Square deciding not to move their museum and how they considered Mason City Community Theatre, but after further review realized that would not work. He stated the building they settled on was efficient with the first two floors being the convention center with the bar and lounge and breakout space set over 25,000 square feet which was approximately 3,000 square feet more than the last one. He referred to the structure stating it was fairly generic and they were slated with Hyatt, but were also looking at other ones and in the end would “tweek” the structure to look more like Mason City.

    5:39 Masson entered Council chambers.

    Jaszewski asked about parking with Rachie stating with advent of the Talon development parking had changed a little, but they would work around that.

    Lee stated he was not worried about the parking and asked when the doors would open with Rachie stating timing was a concern and they needed to start very quickly because vertical was super important and if they had to wait until spring it would be 20 months from that start date ultimately however, everyone had to be comfortable and they did not want to rush things, but reiterated timing was becoming a problem.

    Burnett stated he had talked to IDEA and as long as the City met the contingencies (financing for the hotel), the arena would be included in the capture of the reinvestment district regardless of completion, even if the hotel hadn’t opened yet.

    Lee asked if this was the same quality hotel with David stating the product of the hotel would be the same because of the brand, adding he liked what was modeled now better and how conventions now were different than in the past, advising breakout space was important and believed what was present was “future proof”.

    Lee stated he was super excited and thanked Rachie for stepping back into this.

    Adams referenced a letter from Hyatt in 2017 and asked if they were still showing interest with Rachie stating nothing had changed and the next step would be preconstruction or construction and they will then immediately put in the application and go from there.

    Adams asked about financing with Rachie stating hotel financing was always difficult because banks did not understand it, so they had to go to someone who specialized in that and reviewed the different financing models.

    Adams asked about the State being on board with the tax capture for the reinvestment program with Burnett stating staff would continue to work with the State regarding eligible sources of revenue and the reinvestment.

    Thoma questioned whether there was a possibility of slipping out of the high end brands with Rachie stating “No”, explaining when doing a convention center it should be a Mariott, Hilton or Hyatt in that order and couldn’t imagine anything but a Hyatt right now.

    Thoma asked if there was any kind of environmental impact with Rachie stating they do not go after a LEAD certification, but build to LEAD specifications, adding this was basically rock so he did not think there would be a lot of impact.

    Masson asked what was different this time with Rachie stating Gatehouse had not been in this place before. The City changed horses in the middle of it and what happened was something that should not have ever happened.

    Jaszewski inquired about the ballroom with Rachie stating it had gone up a floor.

    Lee mentioned negotiations were tough and everyone was trying to do what was best and believed the City had a great project last time and a great project now. He asked about the skywalk with Burnett stating they just had a meeting on that. Rachie outlined what was new, explaining they had been able to raise the skywalk to 17½ feet which saved the City money.

    Mayor Schickel agreed it was an exciting plan, stressing he liked the layout.

    Adams asked when a development agreement would be coming before the Council with Burnett stating as soon as possible, emphasizing they wanted it to be deliberate and completed appropriately, but there were still some changes and issues to work through.

    Further discussion followed regarding management of the facility and the status of Music Man Square with an explanation by Rachie that Gatehouse would be leasing space from MMS and MMS would receive a percentage of the rentals, stressing Music Man Square was struggling and Gatehouse would guarantee they would make “X” amount of money in a given year.

    Adjourn: The Mayor adjourned the meeting at 6:11 P.M.

    /s/Bill Schickel
    Bill Schickel, Mayor

    ATTEST:
    /s/Aaron Burnett
    Aaron Burnett, City Clerk

    Publish 3-13-19
    Emailed 3-7-19

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 13, 2019 at 9:34 am

    Ah, Donny Dimwit again talking about something he knows nothing about.
    You have to admit the “man” is an absolute master of his craft – utter incompetence.
    Trump never fails to prove he is an moron and neanderthal.
    His level of abject stupidity continues to reach record levels.

    History books will forever show that a colossal ignoramus was elected by an outdated Electoral college in 2016.
    “The electoral college is a disaster for a democracy.” – Donald Trump Nov. 2012

    You notice that the all the people elected as President but lost the popular vote, and became President are Republican?
    Rutherford B. Hayes 1876
    Benjamin Harrison 1888
    George W. Bush 2000
    Donald Trump 2016

    Ya Donny you were right about one thing, the electoral college was a disaster for a democracy.

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    Observer the Original Reply Report comment

    March 13, 2019 at 9:10 am

    The first part of the Highline project is complete, the purchase of the corridor. And much faster than anticipated.

    But, in reading about it, they only plan on a gravel trail. Nothing really exciting about that considering what other areas of the country are doing. One which really caught my eye was the Route of the Badger.

    True, the hub of the system emanates in Milwaukee, a metro area, where funding is a bit easier than a small town like Mason City. But that really is not the end of the world considering what Rails-To-Trails said this summer, that there is an estimated $800 million in Federal grants available for regional trail networks every year (transportation grants).

    Then there is State funds in the form of STBG-TAP flex funds.

    One of the reasons I support this, is that the Highline, and other connecting trails create a better quality of living in our community. It promotes safer streets for both people on bikes, and motor vehicles. (what is not to like about that?)

    In many areas of the country, trail systems are use by a larger segment of the community than say, a hockey rink.

    The Highline, should be just the hub of a network of trails we already have. It should have trailheads such as between 3rd Street NE and 4th Street NE also at 19th Street SE; featuring a shelter and parking. It should offer both paved and gravel paths for different users (bikes versus runners). The corridor should be lighted, on low level poles to respect adjoining property owners. Evergreens and other types of privacy plants for multiple reasons should line at least one side of the trail. It should connect existing features of our community. Look at East Park, where there are walkers year round – every day.

    But, if you aim low, and settle for a gravel path, it may not be as welcoming as the other existing trails (Mason City to Clear Lake for example).

    And it is not some pie in the sky project. It is attainable, as other communities have proved all over the country.

    • NIT Publisher Reply Report comment

      March 13, 2019 at 9:53 am

      Great comment. The Highline Trail should be made as nice as possible and thought through thoroughly so that it has the most impact possible on the community in a positive way. The trail could show newcomers that Mason City is progressing and actually a fun place to live.

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      Allen Reply Report comment

      March 13, 2019 at 10:43 am

      Several years ago I rode the Elroy/Sparta trail out of Sparta WI. It was covered in limestone/lime chips, that was packed very hard yet comfortable to ride on. I would (assume) that is what would be used here instead of (gravel).

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    March 13, 2019 at 8:22 am

    Funny because under trump he ended the caging of children started by the Democrats and not to mention that we have the best economy the world has ever seen that means the lowest unemployment rate ever and the highest rate on the stock market so good job letting your hate come thru, remember hate never wins stop acting like a child throwing a temper tantrum snowflake

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    March 13, 2019 at 8:22 am

    AOC’s dumber than a box of rocks and my 4 year old niece makes words from her alphabet soup that are more coherent than AOC. Thank you Democrats for electing her and thank you even more for supporting her!!!

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      March 15, 2019 at 9:51 am

      Alexandria Ocasia-Cortez graduated cum laude in economics and political science and had an asteroid named after her after winning second place in the microbiology division of the nation’s largest and most prestigious high school science fair. She’s far smarter than you, obviously.

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    March 13, 2019 at 8:20 am

    I don’t see Republicans pushing for the murder of innocent children.
    I don’t see Republicans pushing for illegal immigrants to influence our elections.
    I don’t see Republicans pushing to have 33,000 buildings a day to be completely revamped to use green energy in the next 10 years with no funding to pay for it.
    I don’t see Republicans spewing hate speech against Jewish people….you know, Like the Muslims did.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 13, 2019 at 6:28 pm

      Those who don’t see are known as “blind”.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 13, 2019 at 8:18 am

    Occasional Cortex is the future of the Democratic Party. Makes me proud to be Conservative.
    There is not gonna be a Democratic Party the way they’re going! No one is going to ever believe a democrat except they’re illegals and corrupt followers

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 13, 2019 at 8:17 am

    What’s wrong with this picture by California? Save the murderers kill the babies. That’s some motto to live by!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 13, 2019 at 8:17 am

    Dick’s reports limp earnings. Those buildings will make nice coffee joint (not Starbucks…my bad!). The NRA Institute for Legislative Action should buy the first one that goes out of business and turn it into an indoor shooting range!