Wednesday, May 17, 2017



"A house divided against itself cannot stand."

______  A Wry Memorial ______

The Evil Ones took over;
And made weapons of four planes.
The riders had no cover;
They suffered dreadful pains

That ended once their deathtraps
Burst into roaring fires
Turning instantly to mere scraps ––
Cinders –– made of former flyers.

The burning towers crumpled,
And fell into the street.
New York was more than rumpled;
It briefly knew defeat.

The nation drew together;
We felt collective grief.
Anger broke its tether;
To express it gave relief.

But just a short time hence
We were at each other's throats;
And built ourselves a fence
Over which the Devil gloats.

We've failed to give the orders
To build a proper wall
Sealing off our borders
To the fiends who’d make us fall.

Instead, we've made division, 
Went to war against ourselves,
Became mired in derision
Sparked by partisan elves,

Who forget this blessed land
In pursuit of powers lost
In close elections manned
By fraud. So, tempest-tossed

The country’s now in turmoil.
The Enemy's our own.
He said ‘twas all for Big Oil,
And then usurped the Throne.

The heap of twisted rubble
Raising toxic fumes for weeks
No longer gives us trouble
Because of media leaks

Designed to throw us off the scent
Of whom we need to blame
And encourage ruinous dissent
That means to break the frame

That holds us all together
And preserves our liberty,
So many now doubt whether
We really should be free.

And each rabble rousing louse
Should 'neath these words be pinned:
"He who troubleth his own house
Shall inherit ––– the wind."


~ FreeThinke


Are they "LEAKS?" 

Are they "FABRICATIONS?" 

Are they "EXAGGERATIONS?" 

Are they DELIBEFATE, WILLFUL
MISINTERPRETATIONS? 

56 comments:

  1. Are they DELIBERATE, WILLFUL MISINTERPRETATIONS?

    Probably.

    Everything political now is "Agenda! Agenda! Agenda!"

    I expect the calls for impeachment to become deafening. Trump is the ostensible target of the present rage screech by the Enemedia, but the real target is the electorate who voted for Trump. See Be the Disruptor @realDonaldTrump. Concluding portion:

    The press is not adversarial.

    The press is not a truth bringer of objective fact

    The press is not a force for anything but HOSTILE ENMITY

    The press needs to make those who supported you evil or fools.

    The press is actually using YOU as a surrogate for those they actually hate ..THE PEOPLE WHO VOTED FOR YOU.

    The press will never relent in this hate because their ‘greater knowledge’ was not only rejected, it was shoved back down their throats via our middle fingers.

    So here’s what.

    #IGNORETHEPRESS

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    1. Yes, of course, and thank you for responding to the post, AOW.

      I'm sure you understood it very well, but for the sake of others less perceptive could you give a reason why I reprinted a poem originally written to comemmorate the fourteenth anniversary of 911, and why I enlarged and highlighted much of it in red?

      What was the point in quoting "He that troubleth his own house shall inherit the wind" from the book of Proverbs?

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    2. FT,
      What was the point in quoting "He that troubleth his own house shall inherit the wind" from the book of Proverbs?

      Both the establishment GOP and the Enemedia are troubling the house (our nation).

      I blame the Enemedia more than I blame the GOP. The Enemedia actively promote ruinous dissent.

      Both the partisan elves (both Democrats and establishment Republicans) are tearing this nation apart. They are, as you say, members of "The Oligarchs."

      So many are indeed at each other's throats.

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    3. Yes, and a nagging question keeps hissing at the back of my mind:

      What good is The First Amendment, if we have become a nation of cynical, amoral, immoral, unprincipled, selfish, power-hungry, money-grubbing goons?

      Doesn't sustaining LIBERTY as a God-given right imply a basic requirement for a responsible, well-informed, morally well-grounded citizenry? And doesn't it also imply an absolute NEED to encourage BELIEF in a loving, omniscient, benevolent CREATOR?

      How could we hope to neutralize the power of the ENEMEDIA and the OLIGARCHS without abandoning the very principles on which our cuntry was founded?

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  2. Hillary was the real criminal and Comey let her go, and now you Liberal idiots support Comey amd defend him

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    1. Yes, Sal, Hillary most certainly IS "the real criminal," but Mr. Comey's bizarre performance during the campaign remains enigmatic at best. He achieved aware thing in that BOTH sides grew to praise AND despise him in just one short, highly dramatic season.

      The ENEMEDIA is dwelling on conjured up, agenda-driven, PHONY ISSUES by asking all the WRONG questions, and totally IGNORING several "elephants" in the rooms that house government.

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  3. So we are supposed to believe Dan Rather Response to the Trump-Comey controversy?

    Dan “Pinocchio” Rather. Isn't he the Disgraced, Ass-Clown that was forced to resign from CBS for lying.
    From Rather's point of view: Hillary's lies, and Obama’s Lies are all fibs, But Trumps “fibs” are LIES!
    Americans should be ashamed for quoting Dan Blather about anything!

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    1. Dan RATHER was not referenced anywhere on this page, nor is he particularly at issue today, although he DOES represent the vicious, power mad mentality that gave us "Watergate" and the rise of an aggressive, overbearing, brutally hostile press corps.

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  4. We tolerated Carter, We tolerated Clinton, We EVEN tolerated Obama... SO SUCK IT UP CUP CAKE, DONALD TRUMP AINT GOING NO WHERE.

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    1. I think properly stated the expresion woud be "Suck it up, Buttercup," but other than that I think you're on the right track.

      This is nothing but a Media Monster born of malice, short-sightedness, and incredible stupidity.

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  5. They are willful lies by Trump and his administration. Trump is bringing the house down on himself and all of us.

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    1. ALl right, Gadfly. Let's just say for the sake of argument that you are correct.

      What POSSIBLE PURPOSE could President Trump have for acting in such a manner? How could it possibly work to his advantage either as our president, as a businessman, or as a U.S. citizen?

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    2. What POSSIBLE PURPOSE could President Trump have for acting in such a manner? How could it possibly work to his advantage either as our president, as a businessman, or as a U.S. citizen?

      His purpose, as framed by his buddy Bannon who is a self proclaimed Lennist, is to destroy the system by creating total chaos. Trump is the useful idiot makinbg it happen. Note Trumps admiration for Putin and Russia.

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    3. As I've suspected all along, YOU ARE OUT of YOUR MIND.

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    4. I will acknowledge, freely, that in your mind and like minded folks that is true. But, as you so often point out, and correctly so, thinking something is right does not necessarily make it so.

      Check and Checkmate. ��

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  6. I like the poem. I thought about writing about 9/11. I saw it happen (from a very safe distance), and it had a big impact on me, like it did for everyone that day, especially those of us who were witnesses. The towers were huge. You could see them for miles around. I bet some ten-twenty million people caught a vantage on a clear day like one. Horrifying.

    I saw, pretty much immediately, what was coming next, and nothing surprised me.

    So, I thought about writing about it. I've written topical stuff before, probably more than most rock writers, but that day and everything that happened after always just personally, deeply, really disgusted and bothered me. I could never bring myself to go visit the "Ground Zero." I thought adding the word "Liberty" to Newark airport was stupid, pointless. It's not cynicism. It's deeper than that. It's disgust. Disgust with the terrorists, disgust with the reaction, disgust with the history around it, disgust with everything about it.

    As for the endless distractions from the White House, I don't care beyond my hope that Trump's presidency survives this because a President Pence would be horrible. Bush the Third. Trump is bumbling, he doesn't know what he's doing, his people are clueless, his "party" is doing nothing whatsoever to help him (they would LOVE a President Pence), the opposition party is doing nothing to help and it's a shame because I believe he would take it if he could get it. He needs better people around him. I wish some good people could get close to him.

    JMJ

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    2. Thanks, Jersey, but the "endless distractions" do NOT come from the White House. The emanate from the ENEMEDIA, the PROFESSORIAT, and a MAJORITY of congress creatures on BOTH sides of the aisle in BOTH the House and the Senate.

      And you now what?

      It's nobody's fault, but OURS.

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    3. Well, Trump creates many of his problems. He just didn't know what he was getting into. He's in way, way, way over his head. And all this going after the press and the schools just sounds like totalitarian revolutionary stuff. Sounds like Mao.

      JMJ

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    4. That is certainly the impression the ENEMEDIA is striving to convey in their endless efforts to brainwash, and thus control the masses, Jersey .

      "They," of course, are losing their grip thanks to the long-overdue emergence of a conservative movement with some teeth in it, but that ony means they will shriek and roar all the louder in their desperate attempt to region dominance –– and RELEVANCE.

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  7. The Lousy, Stinking, Democrats are so unhinged over Trump’s victory that they’d rather cripple the governance of our nation for years to come then give him a chance to do the job and help make America Great ASgain as is should be.

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    1. Everything is crumbling
      'Cause everybody's grumbling.

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  8. The Liberals just signed their own death warrant. We all know this fictitious Russian CRAP was made up to cover the Obama Administration illegally spying on the Trump campaign, President Elect... the crimes committed by the left are over the top and too numerous to name but now we'll get a front row seat to the coming indictments. Thanks Schmucky
    How about a Special Prosecutor to Investigate Obama’s, Biden’s and Panetta’s Leaks that Doomed SEAL Team 6 ?

    It's time find out just how deep the rabbit hole goes.. Rumor is, Obama’s memo's will be swept up in the probe. You Domestic Terrorists lowlife leftists wanted it, well now you got it... Lets look at BIG mouth Panetta now.. Lets see him Eat his own words you damn idiot. You and your wreck less sidekick, that idiot assclown Biden, buried an entire team of SEALS and got them murdered..
    The SEAL Team 6's families have BEGGED to pay attention to help them uncover what really happened and now thanks to the LYING CRANKLES and the rest of the Leftist nitwits, we're finally going to get that chance. And let the chips fall where they may.
    And while your at it, et's see the Benghazi memos now.. And Fast N Furious.. Ant the IRS.

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    1. Everything is crumbling
      'Cause everybody's grumbling.


      What possible GOOD could come from these endless LITANIES you and too many others post day after day?

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  9. Shaw's nemesis JoanMay 18, 2017 at 6:19 AM

    The Russians didn’t do ANYTHING to help Trump win the election, if Putin did anything, he didn't do what they claim to help Trump win the election, he did it to cause chaos in the States. The media & the left are playing right into Putin's hands
    The looked, and looked, and Investigated, and Investigated and guess what NO EVIDENCE of collusion, NO EVIDENCE of Donald breaking the law, NO EVIDENCE of any real laws being broken
    The leftist in this country are absolutely losing it here.
    If they think for one second they can get away with impeaching Trump over absolutely nothing, they are very mistaken.
    The only evidence of collusion and law breaking sit squarely in the laps of the democrats! From Bill Clinton, to Hillary Clinton, to Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Valerie Jared, Susan Rice, Loretta Lynch, Eric Holder, Huma Abedin, Lois Lerner, James Comey and Donna Brazil. These are the CROOKED bunch who needs to be Investigated!
    The country has gone from being simply being deeply divided along partisan lines to absolutely nuts!

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    1. Everything is crumbling
      'Cause everybody's grumbling!


      What possible GOOD could come from these endless LITANIES you and too many others post day after day?

      You mght accomplish more if you looked INWARD and started to make an honest examination and approaisal of your OWN faults. All of us would.

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  11. One Citizans OpinionMay 18, 2017 at 7:03 AM

    I can’t help but wonder if the FBI is attempting to cover their own collective asses in light of their behavior during the investigations of Obama’s scandals and the ginned-up Trump/Russia affair? Appointing the former director of the FBI as the special counsel raises the subject of institutional ass-covering and an attempt at credibility restoration.

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    1. You might have something there, but even if you are correct, what possible GOOD could it do? How could it IMPROVE society?

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  12. Random thoughts...

    President Trump talked big about draining the swamp, but now the swamp is draining him. He threatened The Establishment, but his team does not have the political, communication and propaganda skills to win this.

    The Saudis are the root of islamist evil. They've rode in on our backs and brought radical islam to Bosnia, Afghanistan, Europe and the US.

    As for your poem and the commentary in the thread about Democrats and the media... Yeah...

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    2. "[Trump's] team does not have the political, communication and propaganda skills to win this."

      They certainly cant "win this" with more and more of US piling on every day with defeatist rhetoric, and rousing choruses of "We're Done and We Might as Well Be Dead."

      Our ancestors who came here with little more than the clothes on their backs, then tamed the wilderness and created a remarkably strong, brilliantly capable, highly productive Civilization almost literally with their bare hands would be bitterly ASHAMED at what WE have made of the Great Gift they bestowed on us.

      OUR weakness brought on by too much Comfort, too much Ease, too much sense of "Entitlement," [a disgusting syndrome best exemplified by the Jewish American Princess (JAP) mentality] a terrible decline in Faith, Humility, and Altruism, Fmily Life, growing Cynicism, and modern Psychology's Glorification of Selfishness and Greed is very close to consignung us to the Dustbin of History.

      In short, WE DEMAND TOO MUCH from LIFE, and GIVE IN TOO EASILY in the FACE of THREATS and CHALLENGES.

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    3. "We're Done and We Might as Well Be Dead."

      I'm not in that camp. That's not my motto, although it may describe a President Trump who failed to foresee the ferocious counterrevolution and plan accordingly.

      I hope the President rights himself, but I can't let happenings in DC wrack me with worry.

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    4. IF the Leftist dastards in the ENEMEDIA succeed once again in hounding a duly-elected American president from office, –– as they did in 1972 wth Watergate ––, the United States of America, as founded, will be DEAD never to rise again.

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  13. Wow, we all knew that Michelle O had a big mouth, but not this big! It doesn’t get much lower than for the president or his wife to disrespect our men and women in uniform.

    But that’s essentially what Michelle did during a commencement speech at Tuskegee University, a historically black university that since World War II has had a special relationship with the US military.

    Taking such an opportunity to whine about race issues is shameful, and not at all in the spirit of what Tuskegee stands for in terms of the integration of our military.

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  14. A Proud ProgressiveMay 18, 2017 at 7:33 AM

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  15. Liberals are so obsessed with getting rid of Trump no matter what it takes they have tunnel vision and can not see past that 1 goal.
    Al Frankin comes off as a real moron.
    Bernie Sanders will be to old.
    Warren will be their first round pick.
    And my off the chart out of left field runner?

    Maxine Waters is the only choice they have left

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  16. Impeachment requires commitment of "high crimes and misdemeanors". Trump's only crime is pissing off Democrats and their sycophantic Media.

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  17. Shaw's nemesis JoanMay 18, 2017 at 8:57 AM

    There's been no evidence Russia was involved after many months so what's he got to worry about? Nothing really!

    The left is SO corrupt, and power hungry to really care about the truth. They do not care about the facts, they just want to destroy the administration, and regain power at any cost.. and this is the best they have.

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  18. There's been no evidence Russia was involved after many months so what's he got to worry about? Nothing really!

    The left is SO corrupt, and power hungry to really care about the truth. They do not care about the facts, they just want to destroy the administration, and regain power at any cost.. and this is the best they have.

    Personally I think he should hire somebody like Dana Perino as his communications director, she would be able to handle the job pretty which will be challenging, and the second move would be to see if he can convince say Condoleezza Rice to take the FBI director post, it would be a long shot I know, but would put a whole lot of credibility back where it needs to be.

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  19. Say It Again SamMay 18, 2017 at 9:22 AM

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  20. Donald Trump was elected YOU Liberals and the mass media were not .
    If YOU do not respect democracy the will the people will make sure you do!

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  21. Trump puts America first, and he says exactly what MOST Americans what to say. In other words, he's everything the Liberals hates. It's no wonder he has them foaming at the mouth with rage.

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  22. There was a time in this country when I agreed somewhat with the left.
    Since then they have completely lost it . I just don’t recognize half of the country or my previous friends anymore.

    Who know what they will come up with next? It's hard to even fathom how they could change from their previous state. And who knows what next they will want us to ban next, or what to Protest!
    The Kennedy-era progressives were pro-American, anti-communist, civilized people with a slightly different view on the role of government.Today, the left are socialist/communist/marxist fascists with an agenda for all things obscene and indecent (you wouldn't have found a single Kennedy-era progressive advocating for men to use women's facilities). And back in that era - killing a baby was ghastly. Now, the left celebrates it - going so far as to start a "#ShoutYourAbortion" hashtag on twitter for women to proudly share their stories of having an abortion.
    Just look at what Planned Parenthood used to be before the left because so unhinged and radical.
    We just got rid of a president that was so against the American way that it got me nauseous. And a First Lady who was so angry that she didn’t know how to appreciate this Great Country!

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  23. Yes, President Trump slapped down Michelle’s School Lunch program!

    And yes, having good food in schools is something BOTH PARTIES and all rational thinkers want. Just because we don't support Michelle Obama’s approach of the filling TRASH CANS full of HER idea of lunches because our kids refuse to eat it, is not the answer! :
    The Moms and Dads, know that kids need vitamins.
    Yeah, her program was such a rousing success....good grief the kids hated the slop schools were serving. Do we really want the government controlling everything we eat? Do we now want them playing politics with our children's food? .
    Another massive failed policy from two inept Community Organizers, who couldn’t figure out how we survived before they came into office! Yes, the kids are fatter than ever today BUT blaming it on school lunches is silly. It’s enough that their telling our kids about what Bathrooms to us, that’s pathetic enough, and now they telling them what to eat and what not to eat!
    As a parent I taught my children how to choose wisely. Its not the governments job, ITS MINE!.

    The kids all became fat slobs from sitting around on their cell phones and playing games on their devices and playing nintendo, etc. with their computers instead of going out in the school yard and playing sports and exercising! .
    And if they don’t serve them the Food, that YOU suggest then that doesn’t make them not want the best for their child. They are NOT the horrible parents that you think they are if they don't buy your idea of whats good and whats not. We do care, and we DO know whats best for OUR children.
    Read the newspapers and listen to the News, the trash cans are filling up with the crap that YOU are forcing them to eat, they are filling up because they are NOT eating it.
    Those So Called healthy lunches are not being eaten by the kids......Michelle created this stupid lunch menu, and the Kids didn’t want it, so what are we to do? Create an enforcement group to force the kids to eat it?...Fine the parent's if the kids refuse, and throw them in jail, like her Hubby wanted to do with Obamacare?..
    So as for Trump ending your Program, it’s because he wants to see schools stop serving the crap they have been serving for the last eight years and go back to a time when America was a repeatable country when schools actually did serve healthy stuff, and the kids enjoyed it. And Michelle obviously cant comprehend that!

    And by the way, this isn't only about food or children, its about CONTROL and taking away rights..

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    1. No, it's about grown-ups setting a proper example. Now, it's just throwing up your hands and feeding more crap to the kids. You can't put lipstick on that moral pig.

      JMJ

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  24. The environment is poisonous, and politics has intruded upon every last corner of society, which itself is degraded, pornified, and toxic.

    Rage-filled vitriol was directed at President Obama, but he has a cool head and he had a team of political professionals and the entire Infotainment-Media Complex protecting him.

    If you're going to go after the Globalist-owned US Government, the DC Establishment, the the Police State Domestic Surveillance Ministry, and the unaccountable, cash-flush global wrecking crew know as the Intelligence Community ("they got five ways to Sunday to get back at you") you had better have one hell of a fabulous battle plan, excellent strategery skilly, and an army of wickedly-smart, loyal people to carry it out.

    It is now revealed that Trump has none of those.

    Rather than take down the Globalist-DC Uniparty Establishment, Donald Trump's ill-fated presidency will end up inoculating it.

    Conservatives know how to carp, whine, philosophize and generate an endless stream of empty and promises.

    Conservative are sniveling cowards unable to fight their ideological enemies, but quite adept at backbiting and secretly sabotaging people who thought they were friends.

    Progressives, like a whiny brat who wants her way, know how to whine, scream and cry until mommy and daddy get worn down and give her what she wants just to shut her up.

    Progressives, like the dictatorial totalitarians they are, insist on complete loyalty to their creed, and lead pogroms against the heretics.

    Progressives, like the street fascists they are, know how to fight, destroy and pound to a pulp anyone who gets in their way.

    Donald Trump thought he could defeat this multi-headed beast. Perhaps he is crazy.

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    1. You certainly are a BiG HELP.

      Thanks for dropping by.

      The truth will set us free, and you have helped me take one step farther toward admitting once and for all that BLOGGING is a FRUITLESS ENDEAVOR. In fact I almost feel now that Life, ITSELF, is a fruitless endeavor.

      I am SO very very thankful I never bought children into this seething cauldron of maiming, blinding, nauseating, totally enervating RAGOUT de la MORTE.

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    2. That's why I don't comment often. I don't enjoy being a wet blanket. It is not a foregone conclusion that President Trump will be hounded from office. He may survive.

      Life is beautiful, and certainly not a "fruitless endeavor."

      It is a form of insanity to worry and obsess over things you cannot change.

      The globalist media has succeeded keeping us perpetually pestered by every last event going on in every corner of the world.

      Our sphere of control is dwarfed by our sphere of concern, and we wonder why we're agitated all the time and crazy.

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    3. SF,
      The globalist media has succeeded keeping us perpetually pestered by every last event going on in every corner of the world.

      Hit the off button!

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    4. AOW, Many of us do, but we're pestered on all sides by mass consumers who wouldn't have a thought in their heads were it not for the Infotainment Media Complex.

      We are being poisoned.

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    5. SF,
      mass consumers who wouldn't have a thought in their heads were it not for the Infotainment Media Complex

      I said the same thing, albeit with different words, to my American Government student today.

      Interestingly, this student's parents are hardcore liberals.

      The student himself? He amazes me sometimes. Totally uninterested in politics, he still sees through all the BS that the media dish out on a regular basis.

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  25. Everything is crumbling
    'Cause everybody's grumbling!


    What possible GOOD could come from these endless LITANIES too many post day after day?

    We mght accomplish more if we looked INWARD and started to make an honest examination and approaisal of our OWN faults.

    Life is a dauntng challenge, even to the strongest among us, but THE ONLY HOPE WE HAVE lies in our innate capacity to EXERCISE SELF-CONTROL.

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