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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 8, 2019 at 7:20 am

    The FDA admits that it does not yet have a real understanding of the potential health risks (or benefits) associated with CBD. But liver damage is one of the side effects that it has uncovered in its limited study. During the clinical trials for the CBD-based epilepsy drug Epidiolex, which was approved for the U.S. market just last year, researchers found the medication caused liver toxicity in some patients. Even outside research on the subject of CBD and liver toxicity (using Epidiolex) finds that damage is possible. Even doctors in Colorado, where marijuana is legal for any purpose, monitor the liver enzymes of patients who decide to treat themselves with CBD or marijuana, according to a report from STAT News. So the threat is real. CBD Probably Doesn’t Cure Cancer or Any Other Disease. The FDA also wants Americans to understand that none of the CBD products being sold in grocery stores, truck stops, health food stores, or medical marijuana dispensaries have been given its stamp of approval. Not even the hemp-derived CBD sold down at your local CVS or Walgreens is revered as medicine.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 8, 2019 at 5:20 am

    Trump’s tariffs on foreign steel have sped the decline of U.S. mills he vowed to help.
    Since Trump announced the tariffs 16 months ago, U.S. Steel has lost almost 70% of its market value.

    So Trump hasn’t saved coal, hurt farmers (but bailed them out to the tune of $28 billion in US taxpayer money), and now he’s hurting our steel industry.
    And still his supporters claim he’s a great businessman, and is doing great for our nation. Facts say otherwise.
    Why doubt the Trump? He’s only run casino’s and businesses into the ground and left 100’s of contractors without any payment.

    Who’a fault is this Trumpanzees? Who’s to blame? Obama, Hillary, AOC? the media? Nope.
    There’s only ONE person responsible for the tariffs.
    He managed to kill 3 major industries of the USA (coal, farming, and steel)

    As always, Trump LIED to Americans.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 8, 2019 at 7:17 am

      More Liberal Bullshit. There was a article on NBC telling how happy the steel mills were with their increase in business due to Trump making America Great Again.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 8, 2019 at 5:05 am

    Trump rages at Fox News, says it’s now worse than ‘Fake News CNN’.
    “Fox is moving more and more to the losing (wrong) side in covering the Dems,” – Trump
    “Something weird going on at Fox.” – Trump

    What a hoot.
    What? Wasn’t Fox News the favorite “News” agency of Trumps?
    Trump thought fox was bought and paid for.
    This is so rich, Donald turning on the only news network that was airing positive coverage of his Presidency.
    What? Trump is out of love with Fox News? Say it isn’t so!
    What, no more nightly phone calls with Chief of Staff Hannity?

    If Trump turns again FOX, then what will his followers watch?
    Will they be required to boycott network television altogether and just stick to online conspiracy sites?

    Delusional Trumps ego got bone spurs over this.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2019 at 11:18 am

    NIACC College Board Meeting for the Month of July 2019 5:30 p.m.

    Board Dinner/Workshop
    NIACC Campus – Activity Center – Room 128A

    7:00 p.m. Regular November NIACC Board Meeting
    NIACC Campus – Pierce Administration Building – Room 100
    500 College Drive – Mason City, Iowa
    Thursday, July 18, 2019

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    N.E.MCMAN Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2019 at 9:18 am

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was at a shopping mall in California when the earthquakes happened a few days ago.

    She was confused as to why nobody ran into the stationary store with her for protection during the earthquake.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2019 at 8:45 am

    Here it is, Republicans. This is who’s representing you now. Is this really what you want? Can’t answer a question, so assumes things about the poster, and goes straight to the gutter with responses that reveal far more about the writer than anyone else. Anyone looking for the reasons for the toxic political atmosphere doesn’t need to look any further than right here.

    Trumpsters stop even pretending they’re decent human beings when they get pushed even a little. How’s this for traditional?

    Anonymous

    July 5, 2019 at 7:24 am

    Tell the truth, you know because of the blowjob you gave him and all the other conservatives. Whore

    Anonymous
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    July 6, 2019 at 7:52 am

    And, you do give blowjobs and are a whore. Truth hurts doesn’t it?

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 7, 2019 at 4:24 pm

      You somehow forgot to copy and paste the comment that started it all. I’m guessing posted by a jackass.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 8, 2019 at 9:40 am

        Oh, please. The devil made you do it? It’s obvious that it’s all you can do to keep from spewing this bile at woman you see, and most everybody else. You’re unhappy, so you’re mad at the world. Get some counseling and lay off the substances.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 9, 2019 at 9:52 am

          youre funny. i voted for trump. i dont agree with alot of his bs. BUT. just because i supported the man doesnt mean i disrespect the women in my life, it doesnt mean i hate every other race. it doesnt mean a damn thing. why is it all anti trump people are so keen on labeling people? or pigeon holing people? why is it that people think right wingers fit into this little box and agree 100% with the party line? same with left wingers? if you can really fully support either party, youre a sick and disturbed small minded ignorant angry social troglodyte.

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            Anonymous

            July 9, 2019 at 7:24 pm

            There are no women in your life, obviously. They can tell what you won’t admit even to your self-hating self.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 8, 2019 at 7:23 am

      Oh my God! He hurt my feelings and now I am offended. I had better cry and run to my safe space. What a damn sissy.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2019 at 8:40 am

    DEMOCRATS Looking for a needle in that haystack again. It was an outstanding event. His speech was awesome. The fly overs were spectacular, the crowd was all smiles mixed with some tears. A deciding factor for many moderate Democrats who love this country. Much like his State of the Union message, TRUMP WON BIG TIME and made his critics look SMALL. Thank You Mr. President, you have EARNED MY VOTE.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 7, 2019 at 1:14 pm

      Hahahahaha
      Now that is funny right there I don’t care who you are that is funny
      Hahahahaha

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 9, 2019 at 9:54 am

        do you feel smart? you made a comment that seems disconnected makes no point and hasnt the least bit of wit or value. why waste words and type up empty useless crap?

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 7, 2019 at 5:34 pm

      “You Mr. President, you have EARNED MY VOTE.”

      That is because Trump is Putin’s bitch and you are Trump’s bitch.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2019 at 8:39 am

    Kamala should be so proud of the situation in her home state of California and she thinks she can run the country that way too, Trump 2020 in a landslide

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2019 at 8:39 am

    Gender and race need REMOVED AS A CONSIDERATION FOR SPECIAL Treatment…work ethic and job skills should be the driving factor in determining job placement and pay

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2019 at 8:38 am

    There is NO PAY GAP! There is EFFORT GAP! Opportunity is available for everyone! EVERYONE! People make CHOICES and their CHOICES have consequences! Stop trying to BUY votes!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 7, 2019 at 8:09 pm

      Bullshit. In every workplace, women do at least 40% more work than men, while the men stand around drinking coffee and making comments about them. The women are given different job titles than men, which is used as justification for the lower salary. If you’d ever had a job you’d know this.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 9, 2019 at 10:00 am

        thats so funny. ive worked at cargill and curries and the women that worked just the same as the men seemed to get the same wage. are you kidding me? every place in town has set pay rates and everyone that works there makes the same amount. where do you idiots get this dumb idea from? i know how your politicians come up with the numbers but its not the same as the idiotic way you just did. to be honest some of the laziest people in the job industry are women and they will sell out there gender and flirt or act feeble til a man does the job for them, seen it a hundred times in factores, thats not to say there arent women out there who work circles around alot of dudes but as far as anyone whos actually had A REAL JOB can and will tell you men and women make the same amount of money at the same companies for the same jobs. you live in a fu***ng fantasy land. let me guess, youre a man bun having feminist? probably one who wants to be a women and takes the hate he has for his penis out on the rest of us for being normal?

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 9, 2019 at 7:26 pm

          Yeah, right, loser. You’ve never had a job in your life.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2019 at 8:37 am

    Stay in school, go to college or trade school, marry before having children, don’t divorce. Read to your children and help them in school. It’s a recipe for success for mostly everyone.
    Giving free stuff cheapens people in society. We need self-pride.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2019 at 8:34 am

    SHOW ME a Country which has NO Term Limits for it’s Corrupt RICH Career Politicians & I’ll SHOW YOU an A.O.C. STUPID Country!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 7, 2019 at 8:10 pm

      Then why do you keep advocating for more terms for Trump, assuming he could even get elected to another one, or even finish out this one?

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 9, 2019 at 6:05 am

        Trump 2020-Get used to it.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 9, 2019 at 10:03 am

        well, because there is a term limit for president, unlike congress or senate. thats the point retard. as far as trump getting a second term… its fairly likely and im not a member of wither party. stop reading buzzfeed and wap and nytimes or watching the news and just actually open your eyes and look around a bit. you clearly have zero idea how the impeachment process works in our democratic republic. he isnt gping anywhere. you should stop wasting time on pipe dreams and fantasy and start trying to analyze the facts and not through your liberal cuz its trendy filter of the world either.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2019 at 8:33 am

    *Some of US still Find FOOLS doing STUPID SHIT….FUNNY! Congress IS JackAss the Movie.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2019 at 6:37 am

    The Donald Trump Sandwich:
    White bread, full of bologna, side of Russian dressing, a little pickle, with a wall of Mexican chips.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2019 at 4:43 am

    my grandpa told me some very good info years ago. if your not guilt, you wouldn’t have been arrested !!!!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 7, 2019 at 5:12 am

      Your Grandpa was an idiot.

      In the US, between 2.3 and 5% of all those arrested are innocent.
      And that up to 10,000 people are be wrongfully convicted of serious crimes each year.
      Numerous innocent people have been executed since 1973.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 7, 2019 at 7:44 am

        Name 3, and your proof.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 7, 2019 at 8:36 am

          Stupid Democrats when you pander to a minority by giving special favors you lose the majority vote. Trump creates jobs for everyone.

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            Anonymous

            July 7, 2019 at 4:26 pm

            That’s not the answer to the question, so what the hell you talking about.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 9, 2019 at 10:07 am

      your grandpa was a fu**king idiot. many many people are arrested every year for made up charges of charged with something because the cops dont want to do the work or dislike the person, google how many cases in america people have been released from prison after being exonerated from crimes they never ever committed. people are falsely accused in this country every single day. im going to go ahead and make a positive identification of your grandfathers mental capacity. half smart jacka**

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 7, 2019 at 2:49 am

    AOC…Short for Amazing, Outstanding Congresswoman and defender of freedom and the American dream.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 6, 2019 at 4:05 pm

    “Undocumented workers fired from Trump’s Golf Clubs ask him to help them stay in U.S.
    Almost two dozen undocumented immigrants were just fired from President Donald Trump’s golf clubs.
    Some of whom had worked at Trump’s properties for more than a decade.”

    Wait, what? Trump companies hire undocumented workers? I am shocked, shocked I say.
    Why was he hiring undocumented workers in the first place?
    Why isn’t Trump hiring Americans?
    And why doesn’t the Trump family have their goods made in the USA?
    Remember when Trump said he was planning to fine companies that hired illegal workers?

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 6, 2019 at 8:55 pm

      Undocumented workers? Use the correct term LIB. That would be illegal alien.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 6, 2019 at 11:01 pm

        Don’t talk about the facts, just switch the conversation to something else….typical trumpian reply.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 7, 2019 at 3:29 am

        OK, use the term “illegal alien” then.
        So instead of discussing Trump’s hiring of “illegal aliens” then, you can only deflect with your pitiful response.
        Trump professes to be so anti-illegal aliens and yet he has been hiring them for decades.
        For once, just once, why don’t you address the issue of Trump’s hypocritical practices….if you can that is.
        Go ahead, let’s see your defense of Trump in this case.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 7, 2019 at 5:39 am

      Trump claims he “didn’t know” about undocumented workers at Trump properties. Trump pleaded ignorance.

      Despite Trump’s claims, many of the fired employees, who included maids and groundskeepers,
      claimed the Trump Organization knew for years about their legal status, but only fired them within the past several months.

      The Trump Organization hired undocumented workers, exploited them, then fired them.
      “From Costa Rica to New Jersey, a pipeline of illegal workers for Trump goes back years.”
      Eric Trump (who now runs the day-to-day operations) admitted that they employed undocumented workers.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 6, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    AOC = America’s Official Clown

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 6, 2019 at 2:59 pm

    Priceless. Harris’s Dad is trying again to set the record straight on her Jamaican heritage. She has been trying to claim African American heritage all the way. The mainstream media will never report on this. Doesn’t fit their narrative.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 6, 2019 at 3:31 pm

      Camel A. Harris The A stands for Donkey

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 7, 2019 at 3:35 am

        When someone’s arguments take the form of personal attacks and name-calling it’s a pretty clear admission
        that they don’t have anything valid or worthwhile to say.

        By devolving into name-calling you’ve revealed the bankruptcy of your position.
        Name-calling, the last resort of the truly desperate.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 8, 2019 at 1:49 am

          Then there are a lot of desperate LIBS on this site.

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            Anonymous

            July 8, 2019 at 5:08 am

            No, it’s one extremely stupid Trumpanzee.
            Geez, wonder who that is?
            Well, you just look in the mirror, numbnuts.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 9, 2019 at 10:10 am

          how very original, some of us simply enjoy insulting other people. it has nothing to do with our childhood our homelife what kind of jam we prefer on toast or anything else. some of us are just assholes and we know it. has that ever occured to you? that maybe some people are pricks for the hell of it and it doesnt actually correlate with any social economical or personal problems? jesus christ cant anyone just troll for the fun of it without some guy who skipped most of his highschool psych class coming out of left field with predictions and ramshackle diagnoses?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 6, 2019 at 2:58 pm

    Segregation stopped 1 year before Harris was born. She spent her younger years going to school in Canada. So that little girl waiting for the bus must have been going shopping.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 6, 2019 at 3:48 pm

      Dumbass Trumpanzee.

      “Kamala Harris wasborn October 20, 1964
      Harris began kindergarten during the second year of Berkeley’s school desegregation busing program.
      She did not move to Canada with her mother until she was 12 years old, after her parents divorced.”

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 6, 2019 at 8:57 pm

        Toxic.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 7, 2019 at 3:43 am

          Go ahead and ignore the truth, it is what you Trump supporters do best.
          Matter of fact it is about all that you can do.

          You want toxic? OK, here is the reality.
          In a little more than two years, Trump will be gone.
          But his baleful legacy will live on. He is turning U.S. politics into a Superfund site and the Republican Party into the leading intellectual polluter in America.
          It will take a generation to clean up the toxins he has released.
          Trump is a racist, xenophobe and conspiracy-monger, and his party increasingly reflects all of those mental deformities.

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            Anonymous

            July 9, 2019 at 10:17 am

            who cares about racism? are you white? me too. so i just dont give a shit. i know there are terrible people and good people in every race but the thing is im from mason city iowa and the absolute majority of black men around me are criminals drug dealers dog fighters woman beaters pedophiles and thieves. i know these things because i spent time around them being open minded (or stupid and ignorant to the trouble and danger) honestly asians are better than us then white people than latin people and eventually at the bottom of the list you have africans. hell i was in the store last night and there where three black girls “talking” i couldnt decipher more than three words which where “dat” and “fuc***” the rest was just not english at all. anyway mason city has a serious african american crime problem. i dont know any black people that i care for therefore racism is just not an issue. im not black nobody that matters to me is black so why would i give a hoot about something that doesnt effect me at all, you shouldnt care about strangers problems either. makes you stupid and weak.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 6, 2019 at 2:57 pm

    I hope that this account of the Harris’ family’s ownership of slaves is brought to light and that this information tempers the language of Kamala Harris whose language about slavery has been to demand reparations from the owners of slaves when it was her family who had slaves in the past.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 6, 2019 at 2:57 pm

    I feel uncomfortable with all the illegal, undocumented, anti-American people they are letting into our country all along our southern boarder. Funny how that doesn’t scare some idiots. NEVER AGAIN STARBUCKS! (bye bye $$$)

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 7, 2019 at 8:12 pm

      Oh, you’re uncomfortable, Republicoward snowflake?

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 9, 2019 at 10:25 am

        you should beconcerned to, why is illegal undocumented immigration ok in your opinion? nobody is angry about legal immigration. youre just out here being openly hostile and spreading the hate and the anger. why do you do that? i thought the left was all about peace and tolerance yet half of you speak like you never been knocked the fuc* out for your bad attitutde. nobody is “coming at you, bro!” just calm down. it should scare you that undocumented people are coming into the country. they could be murders or rapist of pedophiles or they could be carrying any number of third world diseases that we could treat before they infect the population. it just makes alot of sense that we should know who is coming into the country because we need to know a persons background before they just stroll on into walmart in a homemade suicide vest or start molesting little boys whilst being an aids freak. have you looked into canadas immigration policy? bet if trump recited canadas laws as if it where his new plan you and the rest of the lefty cuz its trendy crowd would be screaming about the racism and the hate more than ever. i guess i just dont see why you feel like it is ok to be hostile towards someone for their opinion, its not like they are creating policy you must adhere to with their thoughts. why do you think its ok to be a jackas*? there are probably more reason than i can think of that make legal documented immigration ok and beneficial there are probably even more reasons why undocumented illegal immigration needs to be dealt with swiftly and sharply. it isnt racism to want strong borders for our country. its a matter of national security. you moron.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 6, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    Shameful…completely shameful. The Starbucks employee should’ve said…”I’m sorry, but we don’t do that to our local law enforcement.” But no. The completely stupid Starbuck’s employee told the officers to leave. Just shakin’ my head.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 7, 2019 at 8:15 pm

      Your head shakes all the time regardless. If you’d sober up, you’d be more concerned about Russians than Mexicans. The Russians are better armed, thanks to American arms dealers.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 9, 2019 at 10:28 am

        there that selective thinking again. obama dumped guns into the cartel but we dont talk about obamas transgressions. you people need to look at obamas career harder and really look at it. he did the same and worse during his terms for illegal immigrants, you people never complained when he split up families or when he pulled fast and furious.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 6, 2019 at 2:55 pm

    “When you look at the larger picture, it is clear that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., is eager and determined to undermine and destroy America as we have known it.”
    AOC is one of the many Soros handmaids reciting the script of the day. Just keep asking her questions on another subject… She can’t handle it. Crash and burn every time. Not one original thought in her head

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 6, 2019 at 5:16 pm

      You are quoting Newt the Fruit Gingerich? Hah. He is perhaps the most morally corrupt politician to ever hit this planet and the father of all the name-calling and hate speech that currently has swamped our country.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 6, 2019 at 2:55 pm

    Think about that. Biden plans to force us to pay for insurance while handing it out for free to non citizens. That means we will have to pay more. While we are busy working 3 jobs just to keep from starving. They get theirs from you.
    The “individual mandate” has been replaced with “get one of the many available jobs and have insurance” plan.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 6, 2019 at 2:54 pm

    only “fragile, furious racist” here is Michael Harriot, the “world renown studier of white people and king of Ethiopia,” his words, not mine. This poor casting job means diddly squat to most of us “racist white folks,” however it was most certainly a politically correct pick and was a moronic move by Disney (if $$ was their goal). Casting IS important and it’s why I wasn’t cast as Kunta Kinte in Roots. I’m not mad about that either, by the way…because I understand not EVERYTHING is about race, but in some circumstances race is very important. Let’s face it people, we’re all God’s children and we come in varying ‘shades’ but if you’re an ass, I don’t like you, no matter your hue…and I don’t like Mr. Harriot but it has nothing to do with his color, he’s a race baiting ass that incites more of the same and we can do without that.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 6, 2019 at 8:24 am

    Saw this on KLMJ radio’s website. So sad.

    07/06/2019 – Yesterday (Fri.) after 6pm the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Camp at the Woods Campground in the 22-thousand block of Fallspark Drive near Rock Falls for a report of human remains being found in a pond at the campground.

    The remains were identified as missing person 48-year-old Lawrence Howlett of Sandwich, Illinois with the help from family and property located with the remains.

    Howlett had last been seen during the evening hours of June 1st at the campground.

    The remains will be sent to the State Medical Examiners Office for an autopsy as this incident is still under investigation.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 6, 2019 at 7:09 am

    NORTH KOREA – Setting foot in North Korea for the first time, on Sunday, President Donald Trump praised that nation’s dictator, Kim Jong Un, for his efforts on immigration, telling Kim, “No one is trying to get into your country.”

    After crossing into North Korea from the Demilitarized Zone, Trump remarked to the North Korean leader, “Your border is amazing! There are no people whatsoever trying to get in. You should see our border—it’s a complete mess.”

    Barely containing his envy, Trump continued, “Of course, you don’t have Congress to deal with, like I do. They’ve caused all the problems I’ve had on immigration. You’ve got a much better deal. You want to build a wall, you build a wall. No one can tell you you can’t.”

    Surveying the border admiringly, Trump bemoaned the brevity of his impromptu visit with Kim. “I have so much to learn from you,” Trump said. “You must be doing something right.”

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 6, 2019 at 7:55 am

      Trump must be doing something right. The economy is soaring and will keep on going up. All of you lies and mis-leading statements can never change that. And, it sure seem like serving the country as president is just as important as being in the military. Trump is doing a hell of a lot more for the country than a army cook like you ever could have.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 6, 2019 at 6:35 am

    “Trump predicts July 4 rally will cause a ‘big spike’ in military recruitment”

    This is the best joke I’ve heard all year…come join the military run by a draft dodger named Cadet Bone Spurs.
    Maybe a big parade would have inspired him not to dodge the draft during the Vietnam war.
    Because everyone has nothing but respect for Cadet Bone Spurs, Coward-In-Chief, disparager of Gold Star Families and POW war Heroes.

    Are Trump’s sons planning to enlist and fight in the invasion of Iran?
    No, they can’t…. they inherited his bone spurs.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 5, 2019 at 8:42 pm

    Trumpsters stop even pretending they’re decent human beings when they get pushed even a little. How’s this for traditional?

    Anonymous

    July 5, 2019 at 7:24 am

    Tell the truth, you know because of the blowjob you gave him and all the other conservatives. Whore

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 5, 2019 at 9:22 pm

      Now isn’t that calling the kettle black.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 6, 2019 at 7:51 am

        You know all about being black.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 6, 2019 at 7:52 am

          And, you do give blowjobs and are a whore. Truth hurts doesn’t it?

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            Anonymous

            July 6, 2019 at 5:19 pm

            Another zinger from eLViS’s book of zingers. You should market that book; you might make some money.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 5, 2019 at 7:57 pm

    Fox News Anchor doesn’t know her ass from a hole in the ground…but that’s nothing new at Fox.
    “Julie Banderas Thinks It’s Illegal to Burn the American Flag.”

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 6, 2019 at 7:45 am

      She said “It should be ILLEGAL to BURN the flag”. As usual, the liberal mis-leads and lies.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 6, 2019 at 9:08 am

        Guess again Trumpanzee. Just more of your daily bullshit & lies.

        Watch the video below. It’s actually the Fox News broadcast. Look at about the 1:10 time frame.

        https://youtu.be/Miuzm-Uzhio

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 5, 2019 at 7:49 pm

    Disgraced Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), who was stripped of his House committee assignments this year over his white nationalist rhetoric, got duped causing his name to trend on Twitter.

    Ken Klippenstein asked King to share a message of support for his “uncle,” Col. Nathan Jessup.
    He’s in the Marines and spending the 4th overseas keeping our nation safe,” Klippenstein wrote, sharing an image of his supposed uncle.
    The photo, of course, was of Jack Nicholson, who played the fictional colonel in the 1992 film “A Few Good Men.”

    King retweeted:
    “Colonel Jessup and all your Marines: God Bless You All. You Hae or back and millions of us have yours! God Bless America
    and all her warriors defending our Liberty! SK”

    Besides being a racist idiot, the draft-dodger (like his buddy, President Bonespurs) King is the ultimate dumbass.

    The GOP (Gotta Obey Putin)

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 5, 2019 at 7:28 pm

    Trump on Friday blamed inclement weather and a malfunctioning teleprompter for flubbing part of his Independence Day speech.
    The good ole “rain defense”. Good job Trump.

    So instead, he decided to draw on his extensive knowledge of history and fill us in on the little known facts of the revolutionary war.
    Like our army taking to the skies to blast the ramparts, our taking over all the airports, our victory at Ft. McHenry.

    Trump believes what he wants to believe.
    Trump can’t admit when he’s made a mistake, and that’s a bad trait for a president.
    A president who refuses to admit mistakes is a disaster and Trump is a disaster.

    There is no doubt that Donald J. Trump will have an asterisk next to his name in the History books:
    * “Elected with the interference of Russia.”

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 6, 2019 at 7:50 am

      The Russia shit was all Hitlary and Obama and everyone with a brain knows it.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 6, 2019 at 8:28 am

        I couldn’t agree more with you. Remember, if you like your doctor, you can keep him.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 6, 2019 at 9:14 am

        But, but Obama…But, but Clinton.
        That is all that you dumbass Trumpanzees can say.
        Everything stated about Trump is true & can be verifyed, but all that you numbnuts can do is deflect.
        You’re just a sorry ass waste of skin.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 6, 2019 at 10:41 am

          That was just old eLViS repeating his same old mantra. Good trump, bad obama. I dont know nothing different.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 6, 2019 at 3:39 pm

          The local Democrats were sure right. YOU ARE TOXIC!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 5, 2019 at 5:09 pm

    U know what is really neat about Mason City? That anyone can go 2 northside liquor and buy alcohol.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 5, 2019 at 2:32 pm

    Except the FACT is Harris ain’t African American….in FACT she ain’t African ANYTHING! I capitalized the word FACT because it is so painful to democratic socialists
    WE are Taxed to Subsidize & Support HOW Many Millions? WE have a RIGHT To KNOW How Many. A Number YOU ALT LEFT POS dont want US to Know…How MANY You’ll be Granting AMNESTY TO!!!

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      Smacky Reply Report comment

      July 5, 2019 at 4:31 pm

      I think Harris’ father is Jamaican and her mother is Indian. No word if Harris has changed her name or ever registered as a foreign student. More later as news develops.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 5, 2019 at 5:59 pm

      She has never claimed to be African American. She said she was racially targeted when she was younger because she was black. She is a minority in this country and she has experienced racism. that is something you will never understand.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 6, 2019 at 7:48 am

        Bull shit, she identifies as African-American. Her family were slave owners. She was part of the problem. Not the cure. It is called race baiting and she is a expert.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 6, 2019 at 10:44 am

          Oh, eLViS, can you come up with a site where this was stated that isn’t a known conspiracy website?

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            Anonymous

            July 6, 2019 at 3:43 pm

            Oh Miss Toxic Mason City. Can you please go back to sleep and quit harassing the patriots.

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            Anonymous

            July 6, 2019 at 5:51 pm

            You are not a patriot and neither was eLViS.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 5, 2019 at 2:31 pm

    Except the FACT is Harris ain’t African American….in FACT she ain’t African ANYTHING! I capitalized the word FACT because it is so painful to democratic socialists
    WE are Taxed to Subsidize & Support HOW Many Millions? WE have a RIGHT To KNOW H

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 5, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    While Democrats and media pundits pounce to decry the Betsy Ross flag as racially problematic — with one even likening the symbol to Nazi swastikas — the very same flag flew prominently during then-President Barack Obama’s second inauguration ceremony in 2013.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 5, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    Witnesses in Panama claim that a massive surge of illegal aliens is marching through the country on their way to the United States. The 35,000 illegals are made up primarily of Africans and people from the Middle East, possibly carrying diseases and terrorists among their numbers. There have been many migrants coming in from the Congo, a hotbed of Ebola. If you think that is a good thing, thank a Democrat. This is what their open border policies spawn. Consider this. Just one person with Ebola can set off a pandemic. What could 35,000 do? It’s too frightening to think about.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 5, 2019 at 5:47 pm

      Now I know where you are getting your information. David J Harris, Jr. A man who wants to sell more copies of his book. The best way to do it? Claim you have info no one else has. And broadcast it to Trump supporters and they will gobble it up. You are being used….again.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 5, 2019 at 2:29 pm

    NIKE…SO!! ALL You can Find are Washed UP Never Really Had Talent RACIST QB’S to Pimp Your SHIT?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 5, 2019 at 2:29 pm

    One of the MANY things a 2nd Civil War can FIX….Activist Judges WILL BE GONE!!!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 5, 2019 at 8:37 pm

      Here it is, North Iowa. Trumpsters trying hard to start a civil war. Is this really what you want?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 5, 2019 at 2:28 pm

    Some of US still Find FOOLS doing STUPID SHIT….FUNNY! Congress IS JackAss the Movie.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 5, 2019 at 1:30 pm

    Obannanna go swammie = shimmy shake in the black house used executive power to remove citizen question from the census -always been there ! O Trump do dee master commander now will use SAME EXECULATIVE POWER to restore question back on the census form .Has no other choice as socialist rats are using illegals to increase the electorial vote -who will vote demecrap for letting them in. Traitors and treason is well established in the communist party of demrats. If the sc do not restore question then he can do it – supreme is not what it seems sometimes.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 5, 2019 at 7:29 pm

      Wow, you are hammered. Put down the booze and dope and get off the computer.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 5, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Watch OAN news, news you will never hear from any other source. But be careful, it’s all fake, NOT.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 5, 2019 at 5:52 pm

      If you watch OAN, you see only one side of the debate.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 5, 2019 at 9:28 pm

        Only one side, but it’s all true.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 5, 2019 at 11:04 pm

          One side is never always true. You are a cultisit.

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            Anonymous

            July 5, 2019 at 11:05 pm

            cultist

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 5, 2019 at 8:38 pm

      Probably because they make it all up.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 5, 2019 at 9:36 am

    Trump’s buddy Putin’s state-run media outlet spent the entire broadcast yesterday mocking Trump, and us, for being stupid enough to elect him. https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/russian-state-run-media-took-trumps-july-4-event-as-an-opportunity-to-troll-the-us/ar-AADRGpW?li=BBnbcA1

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    Salute! Reply Report comment

    July 5, 2019 at 8:53 am

    Is Trump going to wear a fancy military uniform covered in medals like a 3rd world dictator?

    Yep he will wear a uniform from the same store that Rear Admiral Barry Obama and Colonel Slick Willie Clinton got theirs from.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 5, 2019 at 9:30 am

      More lies and fake news.

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        Just the facts Reply Report comment

        July 5, 2019 at 12:43 pm

        Um, you might want to reconsider what you call fake news there sport.

        Trump didn’t serve in the military because he claimed he had “bone spurs.”

        Clinton didn’t serve in the military partly because he was in England and not inhaling marijuana.

        And of course Obama didn’t serve in the military partly because he was registered as a foreign student.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 5, 2019 at 8:33 am

    With the Lincoln Memorial in the background and flanked on both sides by camouflaged Bradley fighting vehicles, President Trump used his “Salute to America” speech Thursday evening to praise the men and women of the Armed Forces and American exceptionalism.
    Awesome Speech and Fantastic way to celebrate our Independence Day. I really enjoyed how the history and song of each of our military services was told. Flyovers totally great . America, Home of the Free, because of the Brave.
    Democrats are WORRIED! And they should be. Trump and his supporters are UNSTOPPABLE God Bless US DEPLORABLES!
    The haters are gonna hate. They are still in meltdown mode. God Bless the USA.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 5, 2019 at 9:13 am

      Then why the bulletproof barrier around the podium? Why was Pence’s flight to a speaking engagement abruptly called back barely minutes after takeoff the other day? Obviously the Secret Service received information about a credible threat to both of them. Unstoppable Dump supporters indeed.

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        Smacky Reply Report comment

        July 5, 2019 at 12:49 pm

        Don’t you think that any president has some type of protection, bulletproof or otherwise, when they are out and about. And just where & how did you come up with the notion the Secret Service received information about a credible threat to both Trump & Pence?

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 5, 2019 at 2:26 pm

          Don’t mind him, (anonymous) he’s just making shit up again, like usual.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 5, 2019 at 7:30 pm

          When was the last time before this? Not for a long long time.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 5, 2019 at 8:33 am

    The court is extremely biased and have been swayed by their political beliefs they were appointed to enforce the laws of the land… illegal voters are just that ILLEGAL. We should know and i stand with this president the courts are no longed unbiased and have failed to protect citizens who are legally here from the tyranny of the democratic party who would rather flood our country with illegals bc they cant win the election without them.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 5, 2019 at 8:32 am

    WE are being Taxed & FORCED to Subsidize THEM….WE have a RIGHT to Know HOW Many. IT’S the Number the ALT LEFT Dont want US to Know when THEY Grant AMNESTY…The Next WAVE of DACA are NOW Here.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 5, 2019 at 8:30 am

    A study by the IFO think tank in Munich found that electric vehicles in Germany emit 11 percent to 28 percent more carbon dioxide than their diesel counterparts. The study considered the production of batteries as well as the German electricity mix in making this determination. Germany spent thousands of euros on electric car subsidies per vehicle to put a million electric vehicles on the road, but those subsidies have done nothing to reach the country’s greenhouse gas emission targets. This is just the latest example of government programs expecting one outcome and getting quite another, instead. To some it is ironic; to others it is funny. At IER, we believe it to be sad, as it is a waste of time and money that could be better put to use solving real problems.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 5, 2019 at 8:30 am

    That is what happens when you have a person with a success driven perspective running the economy as opposed to having an unaccountable tax sucking career political or bureaucratic control freak leach Obama running it.
    The rest of the world is struggling to stop a slowdown but America is booming. Not a surprise. Several countries have recently elected their own “Trump.”

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 5, 2019 at 9:51 am

      His only success has been stealing other people’s money, and credit for their work.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 5, 2019 at 8:29 am

    BREAKING NEWS: U.S. employers added 224,000 jobs in June, beating Wall Street’s expectations.
    Our president is working hard for us, I wish DemonicRats could just support him to do more.
    And TRUMP just keeps on winning , I love it Trump2020
    Democrat politicians must be furious. Go Trump 20/20

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 5, 2019 at 8:28 am

    Democrats ARE Creating the Manufactured CRISIS…ONLY Reason the Kids & Parents ARE Held together Now IS BY Trumps Executive Order…WHY aren’t YOU Democrat POS even TRYING to Change THAT LAW?

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 5, 2019 at 9:52 am

      Bullshit. RepubliCONS have been behind this all along, just changing their tune now because they realize it’s cost them the support of Iowa and other ag-dependent states.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 5, 2019 at 8:28 am

    THERE Is a Manufactured CRISIS at Our Border….Democrats STILL Refuse to Offer ANY Solutions to FIX IT! They WONT Even Offer to Change the LAW as It’s Written that Requires US to Seperate these Kids from their Parents. TRUMPS Executive Order IS the ONLY Thing ALLOWING them to Stay together…POS

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 5, 2019 at 8:27 am

    If you were worried President Donald Trump would use his July 4 “Salute to America” event as an opportunity to blast Democrats or the FBI in front of the Lincoln Memorial, you can rest easy. During the rain-soaked event, Trump avoided partisan politics, and instead focused on glorifying the US military — in completely historical ways.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 5, 2019 at 9:12 am

      Trump gave 4th of July speech in the rain.
      Trump wouldn’t travel to honor Americans killed in action on Veterans Day last year because of rain.
      They died with their face to the foe and that pathetic inadequate Trump wouldn’t even defy the weather to pay his respects to the Fallen.

      Trump’s Salute to America was a second-rate Red Square rally.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 5, 2019 at 9:56 am

      And he did it cowering behind a bullet-proof barrier the whole time.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 5, 2019 at 2:27 pm

        With idiots like you on the loose he would be foolish not to have protection. After we wipe you out in the next civil war it won’t be needed.

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      Truth seeker Reply Report comment

      July 5, 2019 at 5:33 pm

      I think you meant in “completely hysterical ways” as evidenced by his remarks about our troops closing the airports during the Revolutionary War.

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    Holding my sparkler away from my body Reply Report comment

    July 5, 2019 at 7:39 am

    Some thoughts now the the 2019 4th of July fireworks season in Mason City is “officially” over.

    What are some of theses yahoos thinking? Driving on Birch Drive by the campground after the M.C. fireworks and some guys were shooting fireworks from the north side of Birch Drive, arcing them just over the trees and having them land in the campground.

    My B-I-L said his neighbors have a fire pit and would throw fireworks in it to “see what would happen”.

    Other incidents I seen where common sense wasn’t a priority.

    Idiots + fireworks + alcohol(?) = somebody’s going to get hurt. Maybe NIT can ask for a police/ambulance/hospital report of some sort and see how many more incidents occurred compared to a normal holiday.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 5, 2019 at 8:26 am

      I completely agree. Also, what is the point f shooting off the cannons?? What ever happened to our right of peace and quiet in our own homes. Our pets were going crazy everytime some overgrown child exploded fireworks. The city should ban them next year. People have shown they are not intelligent enough to show respect for other people’s rights.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 5, 2019 at 7:32 am

    *Ever Notice that ALL the Communist & Socialist within America…ARE DEMOCRATS & ALWAYS Have Been?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 5, 2019 at 7:31 am

    *Just THINK!..10.. 15yrs from NOW this NEW Generation OF DACA currently at OUR Border that the Dermocrats ARE ALLOWING Here will be expecting AMNESTY & Citizenship just like TODAYS….Yet NO ONE says a WORD …What about the Parents? Will THEY ALSO get the Amnesty the Democrats ARE Promising?

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 5, 2019 at 7:43 am

      In 1986, President Ronald Reagan (Republican) signed a sweeping immigration reform bill into law.

      It made any illegal immigrant who’d entered the country before 1982 eligible for amnesty.
      The law granted amnesty to nearly 3 million illegal immigrants.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 4, 2019 at 9:45 pm

    On this 4th of July I make this proclamation;
    I’m a patriot born and bred,
    and when I’m gone I’ll be a patriot dead.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 5, 2019 at 7:32 pm

      Thanks, Dr. Seuss. Now put down the meth.

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    July 4, 2019 at 9:28 pm

    Lime Creek Young Naturalist Program

    Summer is here, and it won’t be long before the kids will be “bored” and looking for something to do.

    The Lime Creek Young Naturalist program is the perfect opportunity for kids that love the outdoors and spending time in nature! To complete this program, kids are required to attend three nature programs, do two independent activities (camping, hiking, fishing, etc.), and complete a nature booklet. There are two age groups: Budding Young Naturalist (ages 3-5); and Young Naturalist (ages 6-12).

    Booklets can be picked up at the Lime Creek Nature Center, downloaded at our website: https://www.cgcounty.org/departments/conservation/lime-creek or call (641) 423-5309 to have one mailed. Once all the requirements have been met kids can bring their completed booklet to Lime Creek Nature Center and receive a puppet, Lime Creek Nature Center sticker, and a nature patch!

    Visit the Lime Creek website for more information on day camps and “Wild Times” programs being offered this summer that qualify for the Young Naturalist program.

    Summer Photo Contest

    The Lime Creek Nature Center is offering a photo contest for summer 2019. This contest is open to all ages to showcase photos of nature taken at any time of the year at Lime Creek or any of the Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board areas.

    Initial submissions are now being accepted electronically via email at: LCNCphotocontest@gmail.com until Friday, August 9, 4:00 PM. Email entries must include: first and last name, address, city, state, zip code, phone number, email address, photo title, photo location, and age of photographer (include grade in school if 18 or younger). Photographers will be notified by email prior to August 16 if their photo(s) were selected for display and the second round of judging.

    Ribbons and cash awards will be given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places in three categories: Youth grades K-8, Youth grades 9-12, and Adults. For more information visit https://www.cgcounty.org/departments/conservation/lime-creek.

    For more information call 641-423-5309.

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    July 4, 2019 at 9:23 pm

    Mason City Multi-Purpose Arena – Bid Package #4
    (Interior Mall Space Fit-Up)
    Mason City, IA

    Owner: City of Mason City
    10 First Street NW
    Mason City, IA, 50401

    Sealed contract category bids for the interior mall space fit-up will be received tangibly at Mason City City Hall; 10 First Street NW, Mason City, IA 50401; until 2:00 P. M., local time, on July 16, 2019, at which time the bids will be opened by ICON Architectural Group / City of Mason City at Mason City City Hall Conference Room A. Bids are to be delivered to Mason City City Hall Clerks Office. Bid forms will not be accepted electronically.

    Proposals received will be opened, read aloud, tabulated, and referred to the City Council for consideration at 7:00 p.m. on the 23rd day of July, 2019. Bids will be acted upon at such time or at such later time as may then be fixed. Prior thereto, at said time specified above, in the Mason City Room at the Mason City Public Library, a hearing will be held on the proposed plans, specifications, form of contract, and estimate of cost for said Improvements, and at said hearing any interested person may appear and file objections thereto.

    The Drawings, Information to Bidders, Form of Bid, Form of Contract, Form of Performance-Payment Bond, Technical Specifications, Addenda, and other contract documents as prepared by ICON Architectural Group may be examined at the following places:

    The office of ICON Architectural Group, Grand Forks or West Fargo, North Dakota.
    The office of City of Mason City, Mason City, Iowa.
    The documents may also be viewed electronically through Submittal Exchange.
    North Dakota Builder’s Exchanges at Grand Forks, Fargo-Moorhead, and Bismarck.
    Iowa League of Cities, Des Moines, IA
    North Iowa Builders Exchange, Mason City, IA
    Sioux City Construction League, Sioux City, IA
    Master Builders of Iowa, Sioux City, IA
    Sioux Falls Builders Exchange, Sioux Falls, SD
    Plains Builders Exchange, Sioux Falls, SD
    Omaha Builders Exchange, Omaha, NE
    Lincoln Builders Bureau, Lincoln, NE
    Minnesota Builder’s Exchanges at Minneapolis/St. Paul, St. Cloud and Duluth
    Dodge Plan Room, Construction Market Data, Minneapolis, MN
    Bidders may obtain copies of the construction documents including addendums after registering with Submittal Exchange. Please contact Kim Pastir at ICON at kimp@iconhd.com to receive user name and password. Upon registration with Submittal Exchange all bidders acknowledge receipt and responsibility of understanding all construction documents to prepare their bids.

    Each bid must deposit bid security with the bid. The bid security must be in a sum equal to five percent of the full amount of the bid and must be in the form of a cashier’s check or certified check drawn on a state-chartered or federally chartered bank or a certified, state draft drawn on a state-chartered or federally chartered credit union or the governmental entity may provide for a bidder’s bond with corporate surety satisfactory to the governmental entity. The bidder’s bond must contain no conditions. A bidder’s bond must be executed by the bidder as principal and by a surety, conditioned that if the principals bid is accepted and the contract awarded to the principal, the principal, within ten days after notice of the award, shall execute a contract, or accept and return the award letter, in accordance with the terms of the bid, the bid bond, and any condition of the governing body. The bid security shall be made payable to the City Clerk of the City of Mason City, Iowa.

    Sales Tax Exemption. Contractors and subcontractors shall not include sales tax for material purchases. At the time of the contract acceptance by the City Council, the prime contractor and all subcontractors will be issued a certificate of exemption.

    Bids shall comply with Chapter 26 of the Code of Iowa “Public Construction Bidding” shall govern submittal, opening and award of bids, as amended. If a successful bidder does not execute a contract within the time allowed, the bidder’s bond shall be forfeited to the governing body and the project awarded to the next lowest responsible bidder.

    No bidder may withdraw this bid within thirty (30) days after the actual date of the opening thereof. The Bid Bond of the three lowest Bidders for each contract will be retained until the contract has been awarded and executed, but no longer than thirty (30) days after the date of the Bid.

    By virtue of statutory authority, a preference will be given to products and provisions grown and produced within the State of Iowa and to Iowa domestic labor.

    In accordance with Iowa statutes, a resident bidder shall be allowed a preference as against a nonresident bidder from a state or foreign country if that state or foreign country gives or requires any preference to bidders from that state or foreign country, including but not limited to any preference to bidders, the imposition of any type of labor force preference, or any other form of preferential treatment to bidders or laborers from that state or foreign country. The preference shall be equal to the preference given or required by the state or foreign country in which the nonresident bidder is a resident. In the instance of a resident labor force preference, a nonresident bidder shall apply the same resident labor force preference to a public improvement in this state as would be required in the construction of a public improvement by the state or foreign country in which the nonresident bidder is a resident.

    Bidders will be required to complete a Bidder Status Form from the Iowa Department of Labor regarding the Contractor’s resident status within the State of Iowa. Failure to submit a fully completed Bidder Status Form with the bid may result in the bid being deemed nonresponsive and rejected.

    Bids shall be in accordance with and submitted on the Bid form supplied within the Bid Documents. Failure to do so may result in rejection of the Bid. The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any irregularities therein, and rebid the project until a satisfactory bid is received. The owner reserves the right to award to the lowest responsible bidder as may be determined by the owner.

    The successful bidder will be required to furnish a bond in an amount equal to one hundred (100) percent of the contract price, said bond to be issued by a responsible surety approved by the Owner and which shall guarantee a faithful performance of the Contract and the terms and conditions therein contained and shall guarantee the prompt payment of all materials and labor and protect and save harmless the Owner from claims and damages of any kind caused by the operations of the Contractor and shall also guarantee the maintenance of the improvements constructed for a period of two (2) year(s) after completion and acceptance by the Owner.

    The work of this Project shall be phased as defined on the Drawings and Project Manual. Occupancy and life safety systems shall be maintained during construction.

    Published upon order of the City Council of the City of Mason City, Iowa.

    CITY OF MASON CITY, IOWA
    Attest: /s/ Aaron Burnett
    City Administrator

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    July 4, 2019 at 9:20 pm

    RSVP of North Central Iowa is sponsoring a training, Working with Struggling Learners, for current volunteers and people age 55 and older who are interested in volunteering with students. Those who attend will learn how to work positively with students who struggle with learning.

    Vicki Ries, Director of Student Services at Newman Catholic Elementary School, will conduct the training. Ries holds a BA in education and an MA in Instructional Leadership. She is a board Certified Behavior Analyst with 23 years of teaching experience. Ries will train volunteers to use positive behavior supports in the school setting, thereby improving student academic, behavioral, and social skills.

    Topics will include strategies for supporting appropriate student behaviors, how to create positive relationships, how to motivate students, strategies for engagement, and some general strategies for helping struggling readers.

    Tuesday, July 30

    Mason City: NIACC Activity Center, Room 101
    10:30-11:30 am
    Hampton: Center 1, 5 First Street SW
    2:00-3:00 pm

    Wednesday, July 31

    Garner: Community Education Center, 325 W 8th St
    10:30-11:30 am

    Lake Mills: Community Education Center, 102 S 4th Ave E
    2:00-3:00 pm

    Thursday, August 1

    Osage: Community Education Center, Osage Public Library, 406 Main St
    10:30-11:30 am

    Please attend the session that works best for you, regardless of where you volunteer or live. While the training is free, registration is required.

    To register and for information on RSVP, email rsvp@niacc.edu or call (641) 422-4256.

    RSVP of North Central Iowa serves Cerro Gordo, Franklin, Hancock, Mitchell, Winnebago and Worth counties, responding to priority community needs by providing meaningful, purposeful volunteer opportunities for people ages 55 and over. RSVP is partly funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service, State of Iowa, United Way of North Central Iowa and its six county governments.

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    July 4, 2019 at 9:20 pm

    The Lime Creek Nature Center will be holding a series of Wild Times programs this July and August. Elementary-age children are invited to join our conservation education intern to come and explore the outdoors on four Monday afternoons. Each week will have a different variety of fun outdoor activities.
    Wild Times programs will be held from 1 – 3 p.m.at Lime Creek Nature Center on July 15, 22, 29, and August 5.
    Wild Times at Lime Creek meets the 5.2.1.0 Healthy Choices Count initiative, which helps keep kids healthy by encouraging them to eat and play the right way. Children should come dressed for the weather and bring a water bottle. This is a free program, but registration is required – call 641-423-5309.

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    FU Reply Report comment

    July 4, 2019 at 6:48 pm

    Problem with fireworks in town idiots that don’t respect their neighbors property.And what is the deal with shouting them off during day all you get is noise and just being a jackass to your neighborhood.Biggest idiots have their kids standing right next to them, accidents can happen and as a parent you would feel like shit if it happened and burn’t your child.Just like the idiot in our neighborhood that pushed older gentlemen and fired fireworks at his car as he drove away.Happened in Highland area and again he is one of biggest idiots in our neighborhood again

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 4, 2019 at 10:03 pm

      Move.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 5, 2019 at 7:30 am

        Asshole, you are the one who is moving back to Chitcago.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 5, 2019 at 5:43 pm

          As soon as you move back to Russia, scumbag.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 6, 2019 at 4:37 am

      I’m so sick of the idiots who are not smart enough to think about anybody’s safety. Like they are hillbilly’s, but even more dumb. It’s embarrassing to live in Mason City with the stupid ones.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 6, 2019 at 7:56 am

        Kind of like drunk driving, which happens daily. Unlike the 4th of July, which only comes around once a year.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 4, 2019 at 6:46 pm

    On this 4th of July I make this proclamation;
    I’m a patriot born and bred,
    and when I’m gone I’ll be a patriot dead.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 5, 2019 at 9:20 am

      Nobody cares, Dr. Seuss. Save it for your Twitter account.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 4, 2019 at 6:03 pm

    Is Trump going to wear a fancy military uniform covered in medals like a 3rd world dictator? Bet he wants to. General Bonespurs!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 4, 2019 at 6:17 pm

      it won’t make up for that tiny penis

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 4, 2019 at 9:33 pm

        Was old Bo your teacher?

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 4, 2019 at 10:04 pm

        How do you know how small it is?

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 4, 2019 at 10:57 pm

          Stormy Daniels took pictures and posted them

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            Anonymous

            July 5, 2019 at 7:24 am

            Tell the truth, you know because of the blowjob you gave him and all the other conservatives. Whore

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 4, 2019 at 5:39 pm

    The Army unveiled it’s newest Tank today at the Washington D.C. 4th of July celebration.
    It’s called “The Bonespur”.
    It has a yellow stripe down its back, the only gear is reverse and has rear view mirrors.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 4, 2019 at 5:42 pm

      That would be the little pissant army in your mind!

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        July 4, 2019 at 10:48 pm

        He also talked about our ancestors in the Revolutionary War taking over airports and having Sherman tanks representing our military. Not. a. clue.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 4, 2019 at 10:58 pm

          OMG, wasn’t that hilarious??

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 5, 2019 at 4:51 am

          When you find out your flight has been cancelled due to bad weather and you and the Continental Army have to spend time in Valley Forge.

          Apparently we took La Guardia Airport from the Brits in 1776.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          July 5, 2019 at 5:57 am

          One if by land, Two if by sea and Three if by AIR.
          Trump makes Sarah Palin look smart.

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            Anonymous

            July 5, 2019 at 11:07 pm

            He.is. a. tool.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 4, 2019 at 5:24 pm

    WASHINGTON —Calling it “incredibly exciting news,” President Donald Trump revealed on Wednesday that his long-planned Fourth of July parade in Washington will include a flyover by Russian Su-24 fighter planes.

    “These are beautiful, gleaming Russian planes,” Trump boasted to Tucker Carlson, of Fox News. “I’m the first American President who’s had Russian fighters flying over Washington.”

    He said that he finalized the flyover deal while speaking to the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, at the G-20 Summit last week. “Putin said, ‘This is the least we can do, after all you’ve done for us,’ ” Trump said.

    Trump said he imagined that the crews of the Russian military aircraft will be thrilled to fly over the nation’s capital. “I’m sure they’ll be taking a lot of pictures.” he said.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 4, 2019 at 5:31 pm

      Are you Rod Serling in disguise.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 4, 2019 at 9:43 pm

      He’s a dumb ass. No disguise. He’s auditioning for a job with CNN and/or MSNBC.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 6, 2019 at 10:48 am

      This was part of the Borowitz Report which is a satire. It isn’t true although most of the Trumpanezees probably thought it was true and were happy that he invited the Russians to our party.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 4, 2019 at 5:22 pm

    Severe weather in DC just in time to mess up Dump’s ego party. God’s slapping him down, hard.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 4, 2019 at 10:23 am

    If you hate America and it’s freedom – VOTE DONKEY (related to jackass family) Obama hated America but he was a fine Harvard graduate of political science (also know as a lieng piece of shit along with sorazz and his billions. Corruption at its finest then throw in the fbi/cia/and fake news channels to cover their treason.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 4, 2019 at 5:23 pm

      No, we just hate you. You keep confusing the two.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 4, 2019 at 9:45 am

    SAD DAY IN AMERICA – cannot find the 4th of July parade in DC on any TV channel – what a disgrace to our loved ones who died to protect and found this great country – not to mention family members and friends of thee PATRIOTS – SHAME SHAME SHAME on the evil forces now within our boarders. Your time will come and you will pay for your TREASON OR STUPIDITY – same difference – penalty the same.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 4, 2019 at 9:38 am

    Donald Trump is giddy with excitement about his hijacking of the Fourth of July celebrations in Washington D.C.

    In all my years, including time in a comabt zone during my youth, it’s almost invariably the case that males
    like Trump who play war have never been in a real one.

    Cowardly draft dodger Donnie is just a wannabe.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 4, 2019 at 5:36 pm

      God’s sending severe weather, so the park service is starting to clear the mall, assuming they have the budget to be there, since Dump stole a bunch of their budget for this dictator-style egofest.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 4, 2019 at 8:38 am

    Portland, Ore. SMELLS like Ferguson…You KNOW…An Innocent White Cop who LOST His Job & Career to Pacify the Black Community. Will they Call it EVEN when they Build a NEW YMCA & Toss’em some Basketballs like they did IN Ferguson?

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 4, 2019 at 10:57 pm

      Oh, you must mean the cop who shot a blind schizophrenic man a few months ago? Jeez, imagine that. A cop who had to shoot a blind man is found innocent.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 4, 2019 at 8:38 am

    Enjoy Your 4th of July America WHILE You STILL Can…SOON this NEXT New Wave of DACA that’s on Our Border will have AMNESTY & START FLOODING Our Ballot Boxes with Democrats to FINALLY Destroy what’s LEFT of AMERICA!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 4, 2019 at 8:37 am

    I have never seen such vicious, obstructing, deranged Democrats in my life. They should be ashamed. The Democrats are the party of hate.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      July 4, 2019 at 5:38 pm

      Oh, bullshit. You’re the one spewing hate every day.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 4, 2019 at 8:36 am

    Ever Notice that ALL the Communist & Socialist within America…ARE DEMOCRATS & ALWAYS Have Been?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 4, 2019 at 8:35 am

    Just THINK!..10.. 15yrs from NOW this NEW Generation OF DACA currently at OUR Border that the Dermocrats ARE ALLOWING Here will be expecting AMNESTY & Citizenship just like TODAYS….Yet NO ONE says a WORD …What about the Parents? Will THEY ALSO get the Amnesty the Democrats ARE Promising?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 4, 2019 at 8:35 am

    Only an enemy of the state, of our sovereign nation like Omar, would call for an end to customs and border protection.