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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 22, 2019 at 7:32 am

    *1I Discovered Watching the Impeachment hearings that INSUBORDINATION is rampant inside lower level Appointed employees. I find it very odd and wrong at every level! We clearly have too many “unelected” employees that are listening and then deciding what can or cannot be said or decided as appropriate policy for the American People. It is clear to me from what I have heard as so called “testimony”, it is nothing more that unelected “bureaucrats” that REFUSE TO CARRY OUT THE ORDERS OF ELECTED OFFICIALS and then put their own agenda forward! This is nothing more than INSUBORDINATION IN ACTION to undermine America’s ELECTED LEADERS!!!!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 22, 2019 at 7:31 am

    *1The Democrats are showing us every day why we need guns, the whole idea was to protect us from a Government like the Democrats are trying to push on us.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 22, 2019 at 7:30 am

    *Pelosi is the epitome of evil and Good always wins over evil

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 22, 2019 at 7:30 am

    ***I am eternally grateful for the first real American President we have had in many years. Thank you @POTUS @realDonaldTrump for granting clemency to men that deserve it, unlike @BarackObama , the traitor that chooses terrorists and criminals over our military and law enforcement.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 22, 2019 at 7:29 am

    **For anyone foolish enough to think that the likes of Reps. André Carson (D-Ind.), Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) were “elected” ARE JUST THAT, FOOLS!!!! If you love this country at all we must petition for them to reinstate the McCarren Warner act of 1952!!!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 22, 2019 at 7:28 am

    **Yet Trump is doing great for America. Democrats on the other hand have done what exactly??? Oops I have the answer for you. Absolutely zero. Soo shut up and prepare for 4 more years of winning. Or in your case whining.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 22, 2019 at 7:28 am

    ALL OF THIS IN ONLY 2 1/2 YEARS. JUST THINK WHAT HE COULD HAVE ACCOMPLISHED IF THE DEMOCRATS HAD NOT FOUGHT HIM ON EVERY SINGLE THING HE DOES.!!!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 22, 2019 at 7:26 am

    **1. Since Trump was elected, his administration has created nearly four million jobs! More Americans are now employed more than ever in history, and just this year, the overall unemployment rate hit the lowest ever recorded in nearly 50 years..
    **2. The typical American worker’s pay is growing now more than ever since before the Great Recession and so is consumer and business confidence….

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 22, 2019 at 7:25 am

    **3. During his campaign, Trump promised that he would donate his presidential salary and he’s kept that promise! Since becoming our president, he’s donated his entire paycheck to numerous places, including the National Park Service, the U.S. Education Department, the Transportation Department, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Veterans Affairs..
    **4. Trump signed the biggest package of tax cuts in history, pouring more than $300 billion back into our country in one quarter alone..
    **5. Build the wall! Trump is doing everything in his power to ensure Americans are kept safe and sound. Legal proceedings are still occurring, but thanks to Trump’s resilience, $2.5 billion in funds has been approved to construct it..
    **6. Trump pledged to completely wipe out HIV and AIDS in the next 10 years if he’s elected a second term!!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 22, 2019 at 7:25 am

    **7. Donald Trump secured the release of 19 people, including 16 Americans, from foreign captivity. They were being held in Turkey, North Korea, Egypt, China, Portugal, Venezuela, and by the Taliban. In fact, Trump freed more people in two years than Obama did in eight and he even did it without releasing terrorist leaders..
    **8. Thanks to Trump, there is now a ban on bump stocks, an accessory that enables semi-automatic rifles to mimic automatic ones. He’s not trying to take away anyone’s right to own guns!!
    **9. Since his election, Trump has lifted nearly 3.9 million Americans off using food stamps..
    **10. Many argue that pulling out of the Paris Climate Accord was a bad move, but they’re ignorant to the positive effects. The Paris Agreement was costly and would end up destroying hundreds of thousands of jobs, harm American manufacturing, and waste taxpayer money..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 22, 2019 at 7:24 am

    **11. In 2018, Trump signed the First Step Act into law, which helps prisoners transition from prison to society through halfway homes, offers time off sentences for vocational achievements, and reduces the tendency of convicted criminals to commit crimes again..
    **12. This law was signed in May 2018 to allow patients with life-threatening conditions or diseases to try experimental treatments when other treatments have failed them..

    **13. In June 2018, Trump and Kim Jong-un pledged to pursue lasting peace and complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. Trump then became the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea in June 2019 to talk further about nuclear negotiations. While a deal is still underway, the two remain on great terms..
    **14. In his first year in office alone, Trump’s administration reduced high-dose opioid prescriptions by 16 percent. He has also secured $6 billion in new funding to fight and control the epidemic..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 22, 2019 at 7:23 am

    * ACLU’s award for courage should probably have gone to Schiff – although it might be a toss up between Ford and Schiff – it is difficult to determine which one had the most courage to stand before the American people and tell their lies!!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 22, 2019 at 7:23 am

    **It’s time for Congress to get to work. We pay their salaries. They work for us. They need to stop with endless investigations and impeachment and instead get to work. There are big issues to tackle.
    **#1: Kill the “Green New Deal,” “Medicare for All,” and Socialism. The Democrats will stop at nothing short of a full government takeover of our economy, our health care, and our lives. We need to end the runaway reign of Nancy Pelosi and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in Washington. Stopping their socialist agenda is the first step in reclaiming our freedoms and setting an agenda that works for the American people.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 22, 2019 at 7:19 am

    “If freedom of speech is taken away,” George Washington told a group of military officers in 1783, “then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.”

    Censorship is “the suppression of words, images or ideas” and it happens “whenever some people succeed in imposing their personal political on others.”

    To suppress free speech, is to suppress Liberty.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 10:31 pm

    He expanded funding for embryonic stem cell research, supporting groundbreaking advancement in areas like spinal injury treatment and cancer.
    Credit card companies can no longer charge hidden fees or raise interest rates without advance notice.
    Most years, Obama threw a 4th of July party for military families. He held babies, played games with children, served barbecue, and led the singing of “Happy Birthday” to his daughter Malia, who was born on July 4.
    Welfare spending is down: for every 100 poor families, just 24 receive cash assistance, compared with 64 in 1996.
    Obama comforted families and communities following more than a dozen mass shootings. After Sandy Hook, he said, “The majority of those who died today were children, beautiful little kids between the ages of 5 and 10 years old.”
    Yet, he never took away anyone’s guns.
    He sang Amazing Grace, spontaneously, at the altar.
    He was the first president since Eisenhower to serve two terms without personal or political scandal.
    He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
    President Obama was not perfect, as no man and no president is, and you can certainly disagree with his political ideologies. But to say we suffered? If that’s the argument, if this is how we suffered for 8 years under Barack Obama, I have one wish: may we be so fortunate as to suffer 8 more.”

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 22, 2019 at 6:34 am

      I don’t agree with everything Obama did in his terms, specifically, his acquiescence towards the far far left at times. However, he did at least he did not injure large portions of our country with his acts.

      I must remind all that it is gravely important that we have these kinds of conversations, agree or not, to maintain the Liberty we have.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 22, 2019 at 7:12 am

      What you are saying is he did nothing to help the general taxpayer. All he did was promo’s That was by far the worse 8 years in the history of this country. More and more people on welfare with out jobs to allow them be be taxpayers instead of tax users. Health Insurance taken away from million and the worthless Obamacare put in that sapped taxpayers with very poor results. Amassadores killed with no protection from Clinton and Obama. Thousands of young American killed and wounded in a never ending war. The wounded must be supported for the rest of their lives. Don’t you dare say how great that P.O.S. was. He even turned his back on his own people and left them in poverty. Trump is bringing the out. Obama delibertly destroyed American business and bragged about it never coming back. Trump brought it back. Then Obama did everything possible through his deep state to destroy a duly elected president

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 10:29 pm

    The sentence I hear most from well-meaning, conservative friends since President Trump’s election is this: “We suffered 8 years under Barack Obama.”
    Fair enough. Let’s take a look.
    The day Obama took office, the Dow closed at 7,949 points. Eight years later, the Dow had almost tripled.
    General Motors and Chrysler were on the brink of bankruptcy, with Ford not far behind, and their failure, along with their supply chains, would have meant the loss of millions of jobs. Obama pushed through a controversial, $8o billion bailout to save the car industry. The U.S. car industry survived, started making money again, and the entire $80 billion was paid back, with interest.
    While we remain vulnerable to lone-wolf attacks, no foreign terrorist organization has successfully executed a mass attack here since 9/11.
    Obama ordered the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden.
    He drew down the number of troops from 180,000 in Iraq and Afghanistan to just 15,000, and increased funding for the Department of Veterans Affairs.
    He launched a program called Opening Doors which, since 2010, has led to a 47 percent decline in the number of homeless veterans.
    He set a record 73 straight months of private-sector job growth.
    Due to Obama’s regulatory policies, greenhouse gas emissions decreased by 12%, production of renewable energy more than doubled, and our dependence on foreign oil was cut in half.
    He signed The Lilly Ledbetter Act, making it easier for women to sue employers for unequal pay.
    His Omnibus Public Lands Management Act designated more than 2 million acres as wilderness, creating thousands of miles of trails and protecting over 1,000 miles of rivers.
    He reduced the federal deficit from 9.8 percent of GDP in 2009 to 3.2 percent in 2016.
    For all the inadequacies of the Affordable Care Act, we seem to have forgotten that, before the ACA, you could be denied coverage for a pre-existing condition and kids could not stay on their parents’ policies up to age 26.
    Obama approved a $14.5 billion system to rebuild the levees in New Orleans.
    All this, even as Mitch McConnell famously asserted that his singular mission would be to block anything President Obama tried to do.
    While Obama failed on his campaign pledge to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, that prison’s population decreased from 242 to around 50.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 22, 2019 at 12:03 am

      This is Dem spin. You left out Solyndra for example. And any idiot can open the doors of the prison and let inmates out. How many of the former inmates returned to the battlefield to kill Americans?

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        November 22, 2019 at 7:22 am

        And, why is the hell were we responsible to repair levees ion New Orleans? They allowed them to fall into disrepair. When you build a city under sea level you have to understand you might just get flooded. And what did G.M. and Chrysler do with the hand out. Chrysler sold out to a foreign country and moved most of there operations out of the country and GM moved their manufacturing to Mexico and we still lost millions of jobs and got nothing for our money. Private companies that fail due to mis-management should just be allowed to go under. Someone else will fill the vacume.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          November 22, 2019 at 9:22 am

          Because New Orleans is in America and its people are Americans you moron.

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            Anonymous

            November 22, 2019 at 5:05 pm

            Not as far as I am concerned.

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            Anonymous

            November 22, 2019 at 7:05 pm

            So “united we stand” means jack to you?

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        November 22, 2019 at 7:07 pm

        you think the thing about Trump’s accomplishments isn’t a spin? It’s a freaking merry-go-round.

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    November 21, 2019 at 5:46 pm

    Mason City Room, November 19, 2019
    Mason City, Iowa 7:00 P.M.

    MINUTES
    REGULAR MEETING
    OF THE CITY COUNCIL

    The City Council of the City of Mason City, Iowa, met in regular session pursuant to law and rules of said Council, in the Mason City Room of the Mason City Public Library, at 7:00 P.M., on November 5, 2019. The meeting was called to order by the Mayor and on roll being called there were present, Bill Schickel, Mayor in the Chair, and the following Council Members: Thoma, Jaszewski, Symonds, Masson, Adams, Lee. Absent: None.

    Adopt Agenda: Motion, Thoma; 2nd, Jaszewski that the agenda be adopted. AYES: All (Motion carried.)

    Robin Andersonon behalf of River City Sculptures on Parade presented the Sculpture Walk People’s Choice and Best in show winners.

    City Administrator Burnett presented his Monthly Activity Report. Council comments and questions followed the report.

    Prior to adopting the Consent Agenda Item #15, #16, #17, #19 and #21 were removed to be acted upon separately.

    Consent Agenda: Regular, Special and Closed Minutes of November 5, 2019; Claims dated November 7 and 14, 2019 in the amount of $4,727,823.73; Casey’s #19 – Class B Wine, Class C Beer; Casey’s #2458 – Class B Wine, Class C Beer; Mason City Country Club – Class C Liquor, Catering Privilege, Outdoor Service; Off Season Golf – Class B Beer; Rib Crib – Class C Liquor, Outdoor Service, Catering Privilege; Tailgaters – Class C Liquor, Outdoor; Unaudited Financial Report; Appoint/hire Carl Ginapp as Deputy Fire Chief; Appoint/hire John Barlow as Tree Maintenance Foreman; Appoint/hire Alan Lambert as Internal Service Mechanic; Approve the TIF Indebtedness Certification Forms for FY 20-21 requests to be filed with the County Auditor November 30, 2019; Resolution No. 19-260, approving the FY 2019 Annual Financial Report for the City of Mason City, Iowa; Resolution No. 19-261, making award of contract for professional services to SEH of Mason City, Iowa, for the 12th Street NW Reconstruction Project; Resolution No. 19-262, accepting work and ordering payment for construction of the “12th Street NW Bridge Replacement Project; Resolution No. 19-263, approving annual TIF certifications for certain companies having development agreements with the City and authorizing semi-annual TIF Rebates and/or Economic Development Grants in conjunction with improvements to property and job creation; Resolution No. 19-264, approving and authorizing execution of an Economic Development Assistance Contract by Kraft Heinz Foods Company, the City of Mason City, and the Iowa Economic Development Authority (Contract #19-HQJP-028); Resolution No. 19-265, approving a change order with Dean Synder Construction of Clear Lake, Iowa for construction of the (Category #03-General Contractor #2) “Mason City Multi-Purpose Arena – Bid Package #2 (Structural Steel, Concrete Foundation, Ice Plant and Elevator; Resolution No. 19-266, approving a change order with Dean Synder Construction of Clear Lake, Iowa for construction of the “Mason City Multi-Purpose Arena – Bid Package #3 (Interior Fit-Up, Mechanical, Electrical, Elevator, and Exterior Improvements). Motion, Masson; 2nd, Adams that all items in the Consent Agenda be approved and Resolutions adopted. AYES: All (Motion carried.)

    15. Approval of a DoRL – 201 N. Federal Avenue: Motion, Adams; 2nd, Thoma that Resolution No. 19-, 267, authorizing approval of a forgivable loan to Parker House Properties, LLC (Dr. Jay Lala) for the rehabilitation of 201 North Federal Avenue in conjunction with the Downtown Revitalization Loan Program, be adopted. Discussion followed regarding how many loans the City had given, whether any had defaulted and appreciation extended to Dr. Lala. AYES: All (Motion carried.)

    16. Placement of Alex Kuhn Memorial Sculpture: Motion, Lee; 2nd, Thoma that Resolution No. 19-268, approving the permanent placement of a multi-component sculptural installation consisting of four pieces (Alex J. Kuhn Memorial Sculpture)on public property near the Mason City Public Library, be adopted. Comments followed regarding the nice tribute to Alex Kuhn. AYES: All (Motion carried.)

    17. Development Agreement – Golden Grain Energy: Motion, Adams; 2nd, Jaszewski that Resolution No. 19-269, fixing a date for a public hearing on the proposal to enter into a Development Agreement with Golden Grain Energy, LLC and providing for publication of notice thereof, be adopted. Discussion followed regarding wages and number of people to be employed. AYES: All (Motion carried.)

    19. Approval to Purchase Fire Engine: Motion, Adams; 2nd Thoma that Resolution No. 19-270, approving the purchase of a Pierce Impel “PUC” Rescue Pumper from Reliant Fire Apparatus of Slinger, Wisconsin and related equipment, be adopted. Discussion followed regarding the bidding process, timeframe for delivery, AYES: All (Motion carried.)

    21. Approve Contract – Professional Services Hotel Site Improvements: Motion, Adams; 2nd, Jaszewski that Resolution No. 19-271, making award of contract for professional services to WHKS & Co. of Mason City, Iowa for the River City Renaissance Site Improvements – Final Design, be adopted. An overview was provided. AYES: All (Motion carried.)

    Ordinance Updates: Motion, Jaszewski; 2nd, Masson that the Ordinance No. 19-14, , to update certain portions of the City Code relating to mobile vendors and certain personal services, be adopted. AYES: All (Motion carried.)

    Amend No. 8 – MC Unified Urban Renewal Plan: Motion, Adams; 2nd, Masson that the Ordinance correcting and amending Ordinance No. 19-11, providing that general property taxes levied and collected each year on all property located within the Amended Mason City Unified Urban Renewal Area of the City of Mason City, County of Cerro Gordo, Mason City Community School District, and other taxing districts, be paid to a special fund for payment of principal and interest on loans, monies advanced to an in-debtedness, including bonds issued or to be issued incurred by said City in connection with the Amended Mason City Unified Urban Renewal Area (Amendment No. 8 to the Mason City Unified Urban Renewal Planbe received and placed on file for Second Consideration.AYES: All (Motion carried.)

    Adjourn: The Mayor adjourned the meeting at 7:30 p.m.

    /s/Bill Schickel
    Bill Schickel, Mayor

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

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 2:55 pm

    “Hartgrove will, among other things, be responsible for running concessions, working with the North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) to schedule events and helping oversee hockey tournaments.” —–funny if you look at NIACC’s slate of performances, they need help..lol Blind leading the blind, yep MC.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 21, 2019 at 2:58 pm

      Hey with all the ‘concerts’ scheduled for this new arena, just who’s signing the contracts with artists, paying ASCAP, and dealing with extreme echo factor in building?.
      Is the city writing the rider checks? Is the city creating a budget to lock down performers? Many questions that nobody can answer. Typical. Remember it’s NOT a hockey arena……….rightttttttt.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        November 21, 2019 at 3:03 pm

        If this GM hired is the arena signatory, he is obligating the city. Is the concert side a city controlled element or a separate identity? Nobody knows, nobody talks about it. Wish someone on the council did their homework before this all was started. No brains, all pains.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 21, 2019 at 6:04 pm

      ABC News??? Are you a complete IDIOT or what. No one believes anything MSM says.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 11:26 am

    Donald Trump and the National Enquirer. https://www.cjr.org/special_report/national-enquirer.php

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 21, 2019 at 6:02 pm

      National Enquirer??? HA, Ha, Ha, you can’t be serious.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        November 21, 2019 at 10:24 pm

        Australian Rupert Murdoch, who owned the National Enquirer, is the one who created Fox News. Read the article. The Enquirer bought and buried many stories about Trump paying off mistresses, strippers, and hookers.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          November 22, 2019 at 9:23 am

          Don’t confuse the old man with facts. His Depends get in a bunch when you do that

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 9:32 am

    Good Morning Trumptard

    Ya, I’m talking to you ass-clown, the same dumbass that posts the same “Trump is great” bullshit all day every day.
    Trump is the most cowardly, draft-dodging POS to ever have sat in the Oval office.
    And you are a worthless ass-kssing traitor to our country

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 8:43 am

    GANGLAND STYLED SHOOTING IN MASON CITY LAST NIGHT: A home at 1119 East State Street, YES East State Street, where everyone’s kids walk each day to school,where the town mayor lives, was shot into last night at 9:45 pm. Multiple gun shots tore door apart on the front of the home. Drug House? Hooker House? who knows. Do you feel safe?

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 21, 2019 at 8:43 am

      omg

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        Brent Kastle Reply Report comment

        November 21, 2019 at 11:12 am

        Just drove by 20 minutes ago ,KIMT and Fox 47 were there taping.

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      Darcy May Reply Report comment

      November 21, 2019 at 9:24 am

      I’m betting this is a rental. Maybe landlords needs a butt kick.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        November 21, 2019 at 10:15 am

        Agreed. Landlord is probably an out-of-towner, also. Buy up foreclosures, don’t maintain them, rent them to anybody, neighborhoods start to go to hell, they don’t care, they don’t live anywhere nearby. This one being so near the school is especially troubling.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          November 21, 2019 at 10:21 am

          Went by last night and seen police and firetrucks all over the place. State Street was a wars zone.

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            Anonymous

            November 21, 2019 at 10:50 am

            Drive by

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      Arnold Cory Reply Report comment

      November 21, 2019 at 10:56 am

      MC, instead of building a safer more established Police Dept, they spend 35 million on a hockey arena (the money pit). But if a drive by happened in Asbury, all hell would break loose. Place is like California, time to move out!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 22, 2019 at 8:37 am

      Every Slumlord should be put on NOTICE in this town! ZERO tolerance for anything like this that happens on one of their properties, THEY should get fined $100,000 dollars the first time! SECOND time, SHUT THEM DOWN! A lot of this Scumbag landlords are out of town and don’t give a shit like Our #1 SCUMBAG LANDLORD FROM MASON CITY RUSS HARDY!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 8:40 am

    Watched this Democratic farce for 3 days and the only first hand proof I have seen is that ambassador Sondland and a few others assumed what the president wanted. Only fact is the president said I want no quid pro quo. And Schiff leading witnesses to try to look like something happened that didn’t. This farce is a total waste of taxpayer money and time.

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      bodacious Reply Report comment

      November 21, 2019 at 8:46 am

      First, he said that AFTER the conversation had been made public which, in itself, is quite telling. Ambassador Sondland “assumed” he was behind it because the President told him to “talk to Rudy” to find out what he was to do. Rudy then told him they were withholding aid until Ukraine made a public announcement that they were investigating the Bidens. As far as a waste of money, it will be money well spent once this corrupt administration is sitting in prison rather than in the White House.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        November 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm

        Assumed just makes a Ass out of you!

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        November 22, 2019 at 12:07 am

        You obviously didn’t watch the hearings. Your post is BS.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 8:40 am

    Climate change is caused by a monumental catastrophe such as the tectonic plates pushing up a mountain range, a giant meteor striking the earth, or another ice age. We can control none of this. Period.
    Whether it happens or not man has nothing to do with climate change. The orbit and axis tilt along with changing sun activity are the main factors and there’s nothing man can do about it. Paying a carbon tax is the biggest scam in human history

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 21, 2019 at 2:12 pm

      You can’t put 7 billion of anything anywhere and not have it affect the surroundings.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 8:39 am

    Democrats Think they are destroying Republicans??? They’re constantly destroying themselves with their ridiculous , flamboyance of lies! But they can’t stop! One lie will always lead to another ! It’s up to the people to stop it! I for one am sick of this bs! It’s our country we need to make it stop!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 21, 2019 at 2:13 pm

      Then why do you sound so panicky?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 8:39 am

    Demonrats are wasting their time because impeachment is DOA in the Senate. It stood little chance before these hearings. Based on witness testimony there is now zero chance of impeachment passing the Senate. Time for the Dems to end their dog and pony show and actually do work that will benefit the American people.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 21, 2019 at 2:13 pm

      Then why do you sound so panicky?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 8:38 am

    Now, if there are any real JFK Democrats remaining in America, at some point they are going to be forced to pull away from the far left that has fully morphed into Socialists/Communists; or, they will be completely and forever silenced. I don’t think they have very much time to act. The center of the Democratic Party has even walked away from Obama the most liberal talking President we have ever had.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 21, 2019 at 2:15 pm

      There must no be any Reagan Republicans left, that’s for sure. He would have had no time for the pervert preachers, foreign billionaires, and trust fund babies who run what used to be the Grand Old Party now.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 7:32 am

    The founders of our country knew that Freedom was a cornerstone in the building of the United States. This is why the put Religion, Speech, and the ability to petition Government first.

    Yet some still silence voices they do not agree with, indeed here that practice is in full vigor.

    The founders knew that civil discourse of ideas was important. They encouraged it. Here, the opposite happens. Civility is quashed. Differing opinions are deleted.

    Such practices are directly in parallel with what happens in Communist countries, and is an obstacle to Liberty!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 7:05 am

    CHA CHING $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 6:51 am

    Parents!! You’re the ONLY ones who have even a remote chance of saving your daughters. What are you waiting for? STAND UP AND PROTECT THEM! NOW!! No one else is gonna do it.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 6:50 am

    I am scratching my head on this one…. Did Muslims come to America? Where does it say we have to bend to their rules and religion’s? I can guarantee if any of us went to their country they would not change for us or allow us to worship the way we worship!!! If we keep bending on all that we have ever known…. The AMERICA we know will forever be gone!!!! This needs to be stopped, enough is enough!!!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 21, 2019 at 7:22 am

      The Constitution says we cannot restrict any religion but that doesn’t mean we have to “bend” to any religion either. Allowing them to worship when, where and how they want is part of the US foundation and taking it away because you are frightened of them is wrong (in the USA). If we went to their country we probably wouldn’t be able to worship as we wish because they are not America. That is their right. America is changing but the world is too and we must accept those changes peaceably and graciously.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 21, 2019 at 9:28 am

      You do realize that America has a history of first disrespecting other religions and then eventually becoming accepting of them in this big melting pot of ours, right? Read the histories of the Irish Catholics when they arrived here; right here in the midwest you can still see the traces of wagon wheel ruts when the Mormons crossed the plains in search of a place to practice their religion. Jehovah’s Witnesses are still discriminated against in some areas. Hinduism, Buddhism, Muslim, B’Hai are all religions that most of us are ignorant about. And ignorance leads to fear and hate.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 6:50 am

    The demonrats are digging their own graves, but have neither the foresight or character to understand the disaster they are bringing down upon themselves and their party.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 22, 2019 at 7:16 pm

      It’s the Republicans who are courting disaster, and they’ll get it.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 6:49 am

    Whiny Little Bitch deleted all the comments again. Won’t do him any good. They will just be put back in.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 6:41 am

    The Economy —> Booming
    The Military —> Strengthened
    Our Borders —> Defended
    The World’s Most Wanted Terrorist —> Dead
    STOP IMPEACHMENT NOW

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 22, 2019 at 12:20 pm

      The Economy —> Booming for richest 1%, nobody else
      The Military —> Weakened by Trump’s theft of the budget for his impotent wall
      Our Borders —> Unprotected: https://www.sacbee.com/news/california/article237640169.html
      The World’s Most Wanted Terrorist —> Dead during Obama administration

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        November 22, 2019 at 8:50 pm

        Give credit where credit is due. The economy has been red hot the past 3 years and most everyone is doing better, not just the top 1% as you claim. I’m no where near the top 1 % and my investments have done amazing.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          November 23, 2019 at 9:12 am

          Most workers can’t afford investments, they live paycheck to minimum-wage paycheck, falling farther behind everyday. You might not be the 1%, but you’re obviously better off than 85% of the working people otherwise known as the working poor.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 6:41 am

    The Russia Hoax didn’t work, so the Democrats have moved on to a partisan witch hunt impeachment on Ukraine. With the Democrats failing to accept the 2016 results, there’s no telling what’s next! And through all of that, President Trump has been focused on Fighting for YOU!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 6:40 am

    *No way Democrat’s will get anything done. They are to busy trying to impeach the only one that has the sense to get positive things done for the people
    If nothing else this shows all tax payers how dysfunctional and broken our federal government is. News flash…..We’re not getting our money’s worth.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 6:40 am

    *1I Discovered Watching the Impeachment hearings that INSUBORDINATION is rampant inside lower level Appointed employees. I find it very odd and wrong at every level! We clearly have too many “unelected” employees that are listening and then deciding what can or cannot be said or decided as appropriate policy for the American People. It is clear to me from what I have heard as so called “testimony”, it is nothing more that unelected “bureaucrats” that REFUSE TO CARRY OUT THE ORDERS OF ELECTED OFFICIALS and then put their own agenda forward! This is nothing more than INSUBORDINATION IN ACTION to undermine America’s ELECTED LEADERS!!!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 6:39 am

    *1This is so creepy and it makes it so real everyday that our world is being consumed by evil. The New World Order we were all warned about starts from within like destroying children and murdering unborn babies..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 6:38 am

    **Congressional Democrats are not solemnly upholding the Constitution. They are conducting psychological warfare under the pretext of law. They want the president and his supporters — those who dared challenge the permanent, elite government class — to know they can never win. Stand with us, the message goes, “get on the right side of history,” or suffer the consequences, just like the president you supported. That is not good faith, adversarial politics. That is, more properly speaking, a form of political oppression. Watching the impeachment hearings, or reading about them, all Americans should realize: whatever they may think of Donald Trump, more than the fate of a particular president now hangs in the balance. It is democracy that is on trial on Capitol Hill..

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 21, 2019 at 2:18 pm

      This post makes zero sense. Obviously written by a foreigner with a bad command of English.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 6:38 am

    ***I am eternally grateful for the first real American President we have had in many years. Thank you @POTUS @realDonaldTrump for granting clemency to men that deserve it, unlike @BarackObama , the traitor that chooses terrorists and criminals over our military and law enforcement..

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 21, 2019 at 8:36 am

      @POTUS: PIECE OF TURD UNCONSTITUTIONAL SATAN.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 6:37 am

    **It’s time for Congress to get to work. We pay their salaries. They work for us. They need to stop with endless investigations and impeachment and instead get to work. There are big issues to tackle.
    **#1: Kill the “Green New Deal,” “Medicare for All,” and Socialism. The Democrats will stop at nothing short of a full government takeover of our economy, our health care, and our lives. We need to end the runaway reign of Nancy Pelosi and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in Washington. Stopping their socialist agenda is the first step in reclaiming our freedoms and setting an agenda that works for the American people..

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 21, 2019 at 5:12 pm

      Congress is working. Have you been watching the impeachment hearings? That is work. If you do watch you have probably seen they take breaks to vote on legislation in the House and the Senate. Only a small number of representatives are part of the Intelligence Committee who are the ones running the impeachment hearings. The rest are at work – like you should be.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 6:37 am

    ** Really sad, the president hears someone steals 1.5 billion dollars from the United States taxpayers. And is not supposed to check into it??? So the president is basically on trial for trying to protect us from people stealing our money. While the person who stole it is walking around without a care in the world.. .. because the democrats are building a smoke screen to protect Biden.. because he’s the only person they feel has a chance in hell of even coming close to beating trump in 2020..

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 22, 2019 at 7:18 pm

      Yeah, thanks to Dump’s Adderall and alcohol abuse, he hears a lot of auditory hallucinations.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 6:36 am

    guys better wake-up & read up on this.
    ** People must understand that Obama brought a large population of these people to America and settled them in one place so that these exact things would happen. The same is true of Ohmar and Talib. They are plants to weaken and destroy our country.Somehow we have to hold Obama accountable!!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 22, 2019 at 7:19 pm

      LOL speak English much? No? Thought not.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 6:35 am

    **What is wrong with the people in our country. They are giving this country away. Why would you elect a Muslim that won’t even speak your language!!! People had better wake up!!! These people are not the kind of people we want running our country. If you keep electing them it will no longer be your country. They are here to take over!!!! Wake up!!!!!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 21, 2019 at 2:21 pm

      “Speak YOUR language!” You just admitted that English isn’t your language!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 6:35 am

    **I wonder how many of the 20 something candidates are going to “commit suicide” between now and then to allow this wacko Hillary Clinton a shot at being the nominee..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 6:34 am

    **Democrats are a disgrace to the USA shame on them just because they don’t like our Great President who is doing just what he said he would do for the American people.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 6:33 am

    ***I’d rather trust a coiled snake about to strike then these Liberals who are suppose to be Americans working for the people. They are not working for the people, they are working for themselves and how to get richer at whatever cost it takes. Shame on them for taking an oath! God is watching and I am waiting! I hope Trump plays his cards right and proves the backstabbers, wrong. Then, sued them for slander of character!!!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 6:33 am

    **Trump man has only been in office three years so don’t blame him for unaffordable health care and homelessness. He’s not the one that charged a fee for no health care!!!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 6:32 am

    **1. Since Trump was elected, his administration has created nearly four million jobs! More Americans are now employed more than ever in history, and just this year, the overall unemployment rate hit the lowest ever recorded in nearly 50 years..
    ***2. The typical American worker’s pay is growing now more than ever since before the Great Recession and so is consumer and business confidence..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 6:31 am

    **3. During his campaign, Trump promised that he would donate his presidential salary and he’s kept that promise! Since becoming our president, he’s donated his entire paycheck to numerous places, including the National Park Service, the U.S. Education Department, the Transportation Department, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Veterans Affairs..
    ***4. Trump signed the biggest package of tax cuts in history, pouring more than $300 billion back into our country in one quarter alone..
    **5. Build the wall! Trump is doing everything in his power to ensure Americans are kept safe and sound. Legal proceedings are still occurring, but thanks to Trump’s resilience, $2.5 billion in funds has been approved to construct it..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 6:31 am

    **6. Trump pledged to completely wipe out HIV and AIDS in the next 10 years if he’s elected a second term!!
    **7. Donald Trump secured the release of 19 people, including 16 Americans, from foreign captivity. They were being held in Turkey, North Korea, Egypt, China, Portugal, Venezuela, and by the Taliban. In fact, Trump freed more people in two years than Obama did in eight and he even did it without releasing terrorist leaders..
    ***8. Thanks to Trump, there is now a ban on bump stocks, an accessory that enables semi-automatic rifles to mimic automatic ones. He’s not trying to take away anyone’s right to own guns!!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 6:30 am

    **9. Since his election, Trump has lifted nearly 3.9 million Americans off using food stamps..
    **10. Many argue that pulling out of the Paris Climate Accord was a bad move, but they’re ignorant to the positive effects. The Paris Agreement was costly and would end up destroying hundreds of thousands of jobs, harm American manufacturing, and waste taxpayer money..
    ***11. In 2018, Trump signed the First Step Act into law, which helps prisoners transition from prison to society through halfway homes, offers time off sentences for vocational achievements, and reduces the tendency of convicted criminals to commit crimes again..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 6:29 am

    **12. This law was signed in May 2018 to allow patients with life-threatening conditions or diseases to try experimental treatments when other treatments have failed them..

    ***13. In June 2018, Trump and Kim Jong-un pledged to pursue lasting peace and complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. Trump then became the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea in June 2019 to talk further about nuclear negotiations. While a deal is still underway, the two remain on great terms..
    **14. In his first year in office alone, Trump’s administration reduced high-dose opioid prescriptions by 16 percent. He has also secured $6 billion in new funding to fight and control the epidemic..

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 21, 2019 at 7:14 am

      Good morning little bot. You are up early today.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 5:06 am

    If you still support Donald Trump today, I instantly know 8 things about you.
    You have never read the Constitution and you never will.
    You don’t want a President to govern for you, you want a king to rule over you.
    You have no moral authority and are not really a Christian.
    You are probably a racist, even if you don’t realize it.
    You get all your information from Fox News and believe anything they or Donald Trump say no matter how false it is.
    You don’t love veterans as much as you think you do.
    You are not really a patriot; you are just tribal.
    Your ego is just as big as Trump’s.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 4:55 am

    Republican Congressman Jim Jordan continues to be a class A, ranting douchenozzle.
    How do twatwaffles like Jordan, Gohmert, Brooks, keep getting elected repeatedly?
    What warped districts do they come from?

    Jim Jordan is a complete dickhead in the Trey Gowdy/Jason Chaffetz category.
    He’s part of the cabal of great legal minds like Louie Gohmert, Steve King, and Darrell Issa.
    The Republicans must be so proud of this group of no-nothing traitors.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 4:16 am

    Republican Congressman Devin Nunes, to call him Trump’s lapdog is an insult to dogs and laps.

    Douchebag of the week: Devin Nunes.
    This guy is quite the tool.
    He might as well just put a sign around his neck saying “bought and paid for by the Trump administration”.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 3:48 am

    How can anyone support a U.S. President who would even think of negotiating, much less associating with a dictator such as Kim Jung Un?

    Kim Jun Un, who places his pleasures over the North Korean people. They are near starving while he dines in luxury. And if they dare speak a word of dissent or free opinion, they are sent to labor camps where, many will die.

    A proper leader of the U.S. would put an end to the Kim dynasty, and free the North Korean people.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2019 at 1:30 am

    Good Morning Trumptard

    Ya, I’m talking to you ass-clown, the same dumbass that posts the same “Trump is great” bullshit all day every day.
    Trump is the most cowardly, draft-dodging POS to ever have sat in the Oval office.
    And you are a worthless ass-kssing traitor to our country.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 9:39 pm

    What happened to the Russian collusion debacle?

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 21, 2019 at 2:24 pm

      He’s getting impeached for it.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        November 21, 2019 at 11:56 pm

        Evidently you haven’t read the Mueller report. You DemocRATS are ridiculous. Heehaw, Heehaw, Heehaw.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          November 22, 2019 at 11:51 am

          Go wipe your nose, Elephant Man.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 6:05 pm

    Aww poor widdle ting. Did that big meanie make you newvous? Hims so bad don’t worry you can go from lt col to panty waist private and we’ll make sure nobody is ever mean to you again! Your so brave! Now who wants to go off to your safe space to play with their Lincoln logs! Who does?! That’s momma’s big panty waist private!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 6:05 pm

    With all due respect Col., you have placed yourself higher in the pecking order than you really are. You are nothing more than a doorman for the high echelon officers. And Trump may have indeed “subverted” your foreign policy but you don’t make foreign policy. The President does; so he can’t subvert foreign policy. You should salute, say “Yes Sir,” and move on. What you are doing is treasonous!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 6:04 pm

    I can’t click the channel fast enough when I see biased Chuck Todd on Meet the Press. I used to watch every week when fair and balanced Tim Russert was the host.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 6:04 pm

    Of course the democrats have the biggest liar in Congress chairing the investigation! Listen to the witnesses, you know, the ones who actually heard the call and their reaction to it. Not like the Lt Col Vidman who was angry because he didn’t get to go on the trips, his notes were not used, and most of all, he’s a leaker who no one trusts.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 6:03 pm

    The democrats are doing everything they can to oust the President and that is their sole agenda and to vote against all republican agendas. They cannot work together with anyone.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 6:03 pm

    What you allow to continue will continue. Remember this at election time. Right now the Intelligence committee isn’t working on anything other than trying to impeach a duly Elected President. It is way beyond time that we term limit these ( career politicians ) out of office.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 6:02 pm

    No way Democrat’s will get anything done. They are to busy trying to impeach the only one that has the sense to get positive things done for the people

  66. Avatar

    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 6:01 pm

    *1I Discovered Watching the Impeachment hearings that INSUBORDINATION is rampant inside lower level Appointed employees. I find it very odd and wrong at every level! We clearly have too many “unelected” employees that are listening and then deciding what can or cannot be said or decided as appropriate policy for the American People. It is clear to me from what I have heard as so called “testimony”, it is nothing more that unelected “bureaucrats” that REFUSE TO CARRY OUT THE ORDERS OF ELECTED OFFICIALS and then put their own agenda forward! This is nothing more than INSUBORDINATION IN ACTION to undermine America’s ELECTED LEADERS!!

  67. Avatar

    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 6:01 pm

    **Congressional Democrats are not solemnly upholding the Constitution. They are conducting psychological warfare under the pretext of law. They want the president and his supporters — those who dared challenge the permanent, elite government class — to know they can never win. Stand with us, the message goes, “get on the right side of history,” or suffer the consequences, just like the president you supported. That is not good faith, adversarial politics. That is, more properly speaking, a form of political oppression. Watching the impeachment hearings, or reading about them, all Americans should realize: whatever they may think of Donald Trump, more than the fate of a particular president now hangs in the balance. It is democracy that is on trial on Capitol Hill.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    **I am eternally grateful for the first real American President we have had in many years. Thank you @POTUS @realDonaldTrump for granting clemency to men that deserve it, unlike @BarackObama , the traitor that chooses terrorists and criminals over our military and law enforcement.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 5:58 pm

    **1. Since Trump was elected, his administration has created nearly four million jobs! More Americans are now employed more than ever in history, and just this year, the overall unemployment rate hit the lowest ever recorded in nearly 50 years..
    **2. The typical American worker’s pay is growing now more than ever since before the Great Recession and so is consumer and business confidence..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 5:57 pm

    **3. During his campaign, Trump promised that he would donate his presidential salary and he’s kept that promise! Since becoming our president, he’s donated his entire paycheck to numerous places, including the National Park Service, the U.S. Education Department, the Transportation Department, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Veterans Affairs..
    **4. Trump signed the biggest package of tax cuts in history, pouring more than $300 billion back into our country in one quarter alone..
    **5. Build the wall! Trump is doing everything in his power to ensure Americans are kept safe and sound. Legal proceedings are still occurring, but thanks to Trump’s resilience, $2.5 billion in funds has been approved to construct it..

  71. Avatar

    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 5:57 pm

    **6. Trump pledged to completely wipe out HIV and AIDS in the next 10 years if he’s elected a second term!!
    **7. Donald Trump secured the release of 19 people, including 16 Americans, from foreign captivity. They were being held in Turkey, North Korea, Egypt, China, Portugal, Venezuela, and by the Taliban. In fact, Trump freed more people in two years than Obama did in eight and he even did it without releasing terrorist leaders..
    **8. Thanks to Trump, there is now a ban on bump stocks, an accessory that enables semi-automatic rifles to mimic automatic ones. He’s not trying to take away anyone’s right to own guns!!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 5:56 pm

    **9. Since his election, Trump has lifted nearly 3.9 million Americans off using food stamps..
    **10. Many argue that pulling out of the Paris Climate Accord was a bad move, but they’re ignorant to the positive effects. The Paris Agreement was costly and would end up destroying hundreds of thousands of jobs, harm American manufacturing, and waste taxpayer money..
    **11. In 2018, Trump signed the First Step Act into law, which helps prisoners transition from prison to society through halfway homes, offers time off sentences for vocational achievements, and reduces the tendency of convicted criminals to commit crimes again..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 5:55 pm

    **12. This law was signed in May 2018 to allow patients with life-threatening conditions or diseases to try experimental treatments when other treatments have failed them..

    **13. In June 2018, Trump and Kim Jong-un pledged to pursue lasting peace and complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. Trump then became the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea in June 2019 to talk further about nuclear negotiations. While a deal is still underway, the two remain on great terms..
    **14. In his first year in office alone, Trump’s administration reduced high-dose opioid prescriptions by 16 percent. He has also secured $6 billion in new funding to fight and control the epidemic..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 3:38 pm

    What ever became of the Russian collusion debacle?

  75. Avatar

    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 1:20 pm

    Just how many Kwik Trips do we need in and within a 30 mile radius of Mason City? It’s getting a little ridiculous.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 20, 2019 at 3:36 pm

      Its called free enterprise, if you don’t like it, don’t go there. Im sure that the Kwik Trip/Kwik Star organization knows a little more about that kind of business then you do. Hands down, beats another bar.

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    Jon L Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 10:03 am

    ADAM SCHIFF IS THE WHISTLE BLOWER, that’s why he won’t make an appearance, pretty easy to figure out.

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      Adam Clarkston Reply Report comment

      November 20, 2019 at 10:05 am

      Shifty made the whole thing up, just like he did to Pres Trump’s phone conversation.
      Whistle-blower = Shifty

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        November 20, 2019 at 10:07 am

        IG report will do them All in..including Shifty.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        November 20, 2019 at 10:31 am

        Who is Adam Clarkston? Where does Adam Clarkston live? Why does he lie? The telephone conversation that Trump provided was a summary not the actual call dialogue. Mick Mulvaney admitted, in public, that the whole thing was a quid pro quo. Nobody made up anything but the Republicans and Trump.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          November 20, 2019 at 11:21 am

          Adam Clarkston is the same person who made the original post. He has conversations with himself here all the time.

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      M Martinson Reply Report comment

      November 20, 2019 at 10:09 am

      it’s all a big hoax from Nadler and Schiff, they are the whistle blower, your right.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        November 20, 2019 at 12:40 pm

        If you would ever read anything (including Fox News, you would know that the whistleblower’s identity is known to everyone in Washington. His name has been published numerous times and the Republicans just need a talking point so they act as if they don’t know. Besides, their cult followers need something to satisfy their blood lust.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 20, 2019 at 11:20 am

      Won’t make an appearance?! He’s there every day!

  77. Avatar

    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 10:02 am

    There is no there there, nationally people are tuning it out. This is killing the democratic party.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 20, 2019 at 1:23 pm

      No, it’s killing the Trump presidency, which is what the Constitution requires of presidents who commit crimes. The lunatic fringe you hang out with is the minority.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 10:01 am

    Dems rally look BAD.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 7:11 am

    Pelosi is sick, too much makeup, uses her hands to the extreme when talking. Gets lost in thought, just looses it a lot. Really extreme about politics. Doesn’t think right, no common sense.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 20, 2019 at 1:35 pm

      More woman-hating vomit. You and Trump.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 7:10 am

    Keep those digs coming President Trump they can’t take much more criticism. They gonna be dropping like flies. Do nothing Elijah Cummings from Maryland just kicked the bucket from all the stress and shame, who will be next .

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 20, 2019 at 1:25 pm

      Your bot posts are getting uglier and more desperate sounding. Whoever’s paying you must be really scared.

  81. Avatar

    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 7:10 am

    Nancy Pelosi intends to cause the shutdown of government to anger people during Senate impeachment trial.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 20, 2019 at 1:26 pm

      That’s been the Republican tactic since day one. They’re the only ones who’ll benefit.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 7:10 am

    They need to STOP THIS CIRCUS,the only reason this is going is because they know they can’t beat Trump fair and square in the 2020 election.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 20, 2019 at 1:29 pm

      This is only necessary because Trump does irreparable damage to our country’s security every single day he’s in office. If the Republicans have any luck, he’ll drop dead of a heart attack in the next few days, and Pence will become president. Trump would lose, but Pence could win, since he’s a real Christian.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 7:09 am

    Pelosi babbles. I’m looking for a babble translation dictionary so that I have some idea what she is talking about.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 20, 2019 at 7:25 am

      Ha ha…this comes from the little bot who babbles on and on with his paranoid crap all day long.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 20, 2019 at 1:38 pm

      If she babbled drunkenly you’d understand. You’re fluent in that.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 7:09 am

    No one is believing suicide! Epstein was murdered because of what he knew about some very powerful people! Their needs to be an investigation and the pedophiles all need to be exposed! That includes Princes, CEOs, Ex-Pres, Senators, Actors, athletes…..anyone that would harm a child needs to rot in jail!!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 7:08 am

    Epstein was gonna sing and too many important pedophiles would be outed;it’s too convenient that neither camera worked in front of his cell and both guards were asleep; people were paid well to look the other way. Just because he was a POS doesn’t mean that his homicide was right

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 7:08 am

    More and more cities in California are banning natural gas use for cooking and heating in homes. We’ve got some bad news for those California virtue-signalers. “In California today, forcing people to purchase electric stoves instead of gas stoves is pointless,” says TPPF’s Jason Isaac. “California still gets 41 percent of its electricity from natural gas, so you’re cooking with gas anyway. And this green push will result in higher costs and less reliability for everyone.”

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 20, 2019 at 11:23 am

      THIS SITE IS NORTH IOWA TODAY. SHUT UP ABOUT CALIFORNIA!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 7:07 am

    History is being made. One day it will read one of two ways. It will read either Obama was the President that brought down the US or it will read Trump is the President that saved the US. That’s the world we live in today.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 7:07 am

    For anyone foolish enough to think that the likes of Reps. André Carson (D-Ind.), Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) were “elected” ARE JUST THAT, FOOLS!!!! If you love this country at all we must petition for them to reinstate the McCarren Warner act of 1952!!!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 7:06 am

    Everyone wake up!!! We can not allow this to happen. Muslims vowed to take over our country without firing a shot and the democrat- socialist parties are doing all they can to let that happen…

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 20, 2019 at 1:32 pm

      It was Russia’s Kruschev who said that, and his descendant, Putin, is doing it, thanks to Trump’s vanity and stupidity.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 7:06 am

    An award for lying to Congress really this country is getting to be Third World as we speak all I have to say is anybody that votes for the Democrats is out of their mind this is so lawless it’s not even funny and they all supported it

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    November 20, 2019 at 7:05 am

    ACLU’s award for courage should probably have gone to Schiff – although it might be a toss up between Ford and Schiff – it is difficult to determine which one had the most courage to stand before the American people and tell their lies!!

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    November 20, 2019 at 7:04 am

    *It’s time for Congress to get to work. We pay their salaries. They work for us. They need to stop with endless investigations and impeachment and instead get to work. There are big issues to tackle.
    *#1: Kill the “Green New Deal,” “Medicare for All,” and Socialism. The Democrats will stop at nothing short of a full government takeover of our economy, our health care, and our lives. We need to end the runaway reign of Nancy Pelosi and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in Washington. Stopping their socialist agenda is the first step in reclaiming our freedoms and setting an agenda that works for the American people….

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 7:03 am

    The real disgrace in these hearings is Schiff. He ‘IS” the whisleblower and set the whole thing up. When it falls apart he will be thrown out of congress and hopefully jailed for lying to congress.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 20, 2019 at 7:25 am

      The bot is awake and at it again.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        November 20, 2019 at 7:41 am

        And the bot critic is awake and criticizing again.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          November 20, 2019 at 8:41 am

          Free speech, remember? I am not criticizing the bot, I am pointing out that it is someone who doesn’t think about what it posts. I also point out the absurdity of the content of the posts. You just call posters names.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 20, 2019 at 6:56 am

    **3. During his campaign, Trump promised that he would donate his presidential salary and he’s kept that promise! Since becoming our president, he’s donated his entire paycheck to numerous places, including the National Park Service, the U.S. Education Department, the Transportation Department, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Veterans Affairs..
    **4. Trump signed the biggest package of tax cuts in history, pouring more than $300 billion back into our country in one quarter alone…

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 19, 2019 at 8:23 pm

    Knuckle-dragger Jim Jordan, wannabe hero of the hearings, knew all about kids being molested and said nothing. Typical. https://apnews.com/6fb5bfff7db9439883907efce5c119fb?fbclid=IwAR0jB7ffcqHQjuJtEhwgS1jSr5hKGgJN9cWWcCDHX1UmSX38aiCfVerBh0k

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 20, 2019 at 7:01 am

      Jordan is so much smarter and tougher than the Democrats they aren’t even in the running. This is just another typical smear campaign by liberals. They were not children, they were adults and responsible for their own well being.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        November 20, 2019 at 7:29 am

        That is bs if I ever heard it. These young men reported the abuse to Jordan and he didn’t do anything about it. He protected the abuser and himself just like he is doing with Trump. He is despicable.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          November 20, 2019 at 5:53 pm

          You are despicable and a liar. It is not his responsibility. It is theirs.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          November 21, 2019 at 8:38 am

          BullShit. Where is your concern over Schitt abusing a 16 year old boy??

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          November 21, 2019 at 10:51 am

          You might want to turn off CNN, the last rated news(entertainment) network and tune in elsewhere, your delusional dude.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 19, 2019 at 6:07 pm

    *It’s time for Congress to get to work. We pay their salaries. They work for us. They need to stop with endless investigations and impeachment and instead get to work. There are big issues to tackle.
    *#1: Kill the “Green New Deal,” “Medicare for All,” and Socialism. The Democrats will stop at nothing short of a full government takeover of our economy, our health care, and our lives. We need to end the runaway reign of Nancy Pelosi and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in Washington. Stopping their socialist agenda is the first step in reclaiming our freedoms and setting an agenda that works for the American people.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 19, 2019 at 6:06 pm

    This is so creepy and it makes it so real everyday that our world is being consumed by evil. The New World Order we were all warned about starts from within like destroying children and murdering unborn babies.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 19, 2019 at 6:05 pm

    Last year, an average of 10 people died per day in California in car crashes. Registering cars hasn’t stopped it. Having speed limits hasn’t stopped it. Having age requirements hasn’t stopped it. Requiring a test and a license hasn’t stopped it. Outlawing driving under the influence hasn’t stopped it. I see no other option than to ban cars.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 19, 2019 at 6:04 pm

    Not one of the gun control measures proposed by democrats so far would ever work…no amount of laws, threats or confiscation will convince criminals to give up their guns. They don’t buy them on the open mkt. so registered, background checks don’t apply. Stop wasting time on those.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 19, 2019 at 6:04 pm

    Every school in every district in every state needs to STOP GUN CONTROL IN THE SCHOOLS — until the GUN CONTROL STOPS, this will continue to happen. And if the outside of the school is also GUN CONTROLLED, those wanting to cause harm will be rampant everywhere.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 19, 2019 at 6:03 pm

    Every time the anti-gun lobby pushes gun control laws they claim will end gun violence and when more gun violence happens they claim they need more gun control laws. The first ones didn’t work because criminals don’t obey the law. What makes you think news ones will?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 19, 2019 at 6:03 pm

    What people don’t understand that it is not about gun control but about the liberals taking all the guns from American citizens so that they can put in socialism & we the people can do nothing about because we are unarmed. What they aren’t thinking will happen is the true patriots who have the guns will not give them up. That will be the start of the civil war & Patriots about 70 million & liberal snowflakes maybe if they get lucky or pure accident 2k. Big thing is America wins

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 19, 2019 at 8:18 pm

      We know all of that. We simply don’t agree with your conclusions.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 19, 2019 at 6:02 pm

    The Democrats are showing us every day why we need guns, the whole idea was to protect us from a Government like the Democrats are trying to push on us.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 19, 2019 at 6:02 pm

    I Discovered Watching the Impeachment hearings that INSUBORDINATION is rampant inside lower level Appointed employees. I find it very odd and wrong at every level! We clearly have too many “unelected” employees that are listening and then deciding what can or cannot be said or decided as appropriate policy for the American People. It is clear to me from what I have heard as so called “testimony”, it is nothing more that unelected “bureaucrats” that REFUSE TO CARRY OUT THE ORDERS OF ELECTED OFFICIALS and then put their own agenda forward! This is nothing more than INSUBORDINATION IN ACTION to undermine America’s ELECTED LEADERS!!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 19, 2019 at 7:01 pm

      Botman is back. Everyday at around 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. we get a string of posts in a short period of time. 7-8-9-10 in a row. No one can type that fast and get them posted on this site other than a bot.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        November 19, 2019 at 8:21 pm

        True, but at least it’s a better bot now! Our making fun of the hilariously wrong spelling, grammar, syntax, and usage must have prompted the bot-buyer to spend a little more of their moldy money! LOL

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        November 21, 2019 at 11:29 am

        Ramped it up, too, when things started going so bad for Dump

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 19, 2019 at 3:10 pm

    This is what the Navy Seals think of Trump’s pardon of one of their own. They hate it.
    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/top-navy-seal-takes-action-that-could-result-in-expulsion-of-edward-gallagher-from-seals/

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 19, 2019 at 6:01 pm

      There are haters in every group. Everything I have heard is most of the vets are pleased with this. I think you are full of shit as usual.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        November 19, 2019 at 10:23 pm

        I am sure some vets are for the pardons. I am also sure some of them never read what these punks did and why they were convicted in the first place. Ignorance is bliss.

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    November 19, 2019 at 12:07 pm

    NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MASON CITY IN THE STATE OF IOWA, ON THE MATTER OF THE PROPOSAL TO ENTER INTO A DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH GOLDEN GRAIN ENERGY, LLC, AND THE HEARING THEREON
    PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the Council of the City of Mason City in the State of Iowa, will hold a public hearing on December 3, 2019, at 7:00 P.M. in the Mason City Room of the Mason City Public Library, 225 2nd Street SE, Mason City, Iowa, at which meeting the Council proposes to take action on the proposal to enter into a Development Agreement (the “Agreement”) with Golden Grain Energy, LLC (the “Developer”).
    The Agreement would obligate the Developer to construct certain Minimum Improvements (as defined in the Agreement) on certain real property located within the Southside Gateway Urban Renewal Area as defined and legally described in the Agreement, consisting of the construction of the following: 6,200 square foot administration building, 26,460 square foot digester storage building, 6,720 square foot slurry storage building, 3,900 square foot fermenter building, 6,000 square foot warehouse, and additional paving, together with all related site improvements, under the terms and following satisfaction of the conditions set forth in the Agreement. One of the obligations of Developer relates to employment retention and/or creation.
    The Agreement would further obligate the City to make up to ten (10) consecutive annual payments of Economic Development Grants to Developer consisting of 100% of the Tax Increments pursuant to Section 403.19, Code of Iowa, and generated by the construction of the Minimum Improvements, the cumulative total for all such payments not to exceed the lesser of $2,000,000, or the amount accrued under the formula outlined in the proposed Agreement, under the terms and following satisfaction of the conditions set forth in the Agreement.
    A copy of the Agreement is on file for public inspection during regular business hours in the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, Mason City, Iowa.
    At the above meeting the Council shall receive oral or written objections from any resident or property owner of said City, to the proposal to enter into the Agreement with the Developer. After all objections have been received and considered, the Council will at this meeting or at any adjournment thereof, take additional action on the proposal or will abandon the proposal to authorize said Agreement.
    This notice is given by order of the City Council of the City of Mason City in the State of Iowa, as provided by Section 364.6, Code of Iowa.
    Dated this 19th day of November, 2019.
    /s/Aaron Burnett
    City Clerk, City of Mason City
    In the State of Iowa

    (End of Notice)

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 19, 2019 at 10:31 am

    It was uncontested because Republicans were not allowed to ask questions! It was and is totally biased and an illegal sham of a trial. Sickening for this great Country to witness the loss of our Constitution by a small group of misguided individuals who are only looking out for their interests and not AMERICA as a whole!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 20, 2019 at 1:43 pm

      It was Speaker John Boehner and the Republican controlled congress who made those rules, being stupid and arrogant enough to think they’d hold the majority forever. If you don’t like it, complain to them.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 19, 2019 at 10:31 am

    Democrats only fund their causes, forgetting our veterans, children and elderly, are the American people in general. They don’t fund anything except their raises.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      November 20, 2019 at 1:46 pm

      It’s Trump who doesn’t care about our military. He’s stolen most of their budget to give to his criminal billionaire buddies to build his impotent wall.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 19, 2019 at 10:30 am

    You are right, the facts are uncontested….no quid pro quo, no collusion, no obstruction! Move on and pass the MSPCA, deal with illegal immigration, do something about the drug and homeless epidemics

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 19, 2019 at 10:30 am

    All of their comments and those of the MSM are scripted! They have to get a daily update to stay on the same page! Meanwhile, they spend our tax dollars and waste time that we are paying them to produce something meaningful! They lie and play their hypocritical games. Yet they still have head bobbing followers!