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by Volkonski
Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: General Politics
Topic: The Splitting up of Families
Replies: 533
Views: 20097

Re: The Splitting up of Families

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BREAKING: Government moves more than 300 children out of Texas Border Patrol station after AP report of perilous conditions.
by Volkonski
Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Spy Games
Replies: 158
Views: 13078

Re: Spy Games

Russians ‘spread fake plot to assassinate Boris Johnson’ on social media https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jun/22/russians-spread-fake-plot-to-assassinate-boris-johnson?CMP=share_btn_tw Suspected Russian spies floated a series of fake stories on social media including a claim that Remainers we...
by Volkonski
Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: International Culture & Current Events
Topic: UK - United Kingdom - England, Wales, Scotland, N. Ireland
Replies: 654
Views: 33181

Re: UK - United Kingdom - England, Wales, Scotland, N. Ireland

Boris Johnson refuses to appear on Sky Tory leadership debate Sky News cancels debate with Jeremy Hunt as frontrunner continues to evade scrutiny https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/jun/24/boris-johnson-refuses-to-appear-on-sky-tory-leadership-debate?utm_term=Autofeed&CMP=twt_b-gdnnews&utm_me...
by Volkonski
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 5270
Views: 213613

Re: Weather Alerts

ABC News ‏ Verified account @ABC 2h2 hours ago More Massive amounts of floodwater poured through southwest Missouri following heavy rainfall, destroying a bridge and cutting off residents from main roads. More severe weather is likely in parts of the Midwest, with strong winds and brief tornadoes p...
by Volkonski
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast......
Replies: 181
Views: 5667

Re: Here on the upper Texas Gulf Coast......

Houston firefighters rescue man stranded in high water on Highway 288 https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Houston-firefighters-rescue-man-stranded-in-high-14032859.php?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=socialflow Terry Lewis Hill, 55, told Chron.com that he l...
by Volkonski
Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Hijack this thread
Replies: 26517
Views: 1068530

Re: Hijack this thread

So, asking for a friend. :- What the heck does this mean, other than showing one's towel? :towel: I will then be able to extrapolate to get the meaning of this. :geezertowel: P.S. Is there a smiley for a box of rocks and/or hammers? It would save time, esp. replying in the "Spawn of Trump" thread. ...
by Volkonski
Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............
Replies: 820
Views: 28173

Re: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............

Monday morning. No lawnmowers. No aircraft.

I hear birds singing.

:)
by Volkonski
Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Trump-Pence 2020
Replies: 184
Views: 9084

Re: Trump-Pence 2020

Bill Kristol ‏ Verified account @BillKristol Follow Follow @BillKristol More This op-ed pushing a Trump-Nikki Haley ticket is by former NYC pol Andrew Stein (who later pled guilty to lying in a financial fraud). Stein knows Trump, of course, and is close to others in Trump world. Zero chance this t...
by Volkonski
Sun Jun 23, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............
Replies: 820
Views: 28173

Re: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............

Lawns all mowed. Now listening to low-flying aircraft taking 1%ers back to Manhattan.
by Volkonski
Sun Jun 23, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 5270
Views: 213613

Re: Weather Alerts

by Volkonski
Sun Jun 23, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Marianne Williamson 2020
Replies: 6
Views: 202

Re: Marianne Williamson 2020

Marianne Williamson, Longtime Wacko, Is Now a Dangerous Wacko For decades, Williamson said that medicines don’t cure disease but positive thinking does. Now she’s taking her quackery to a new and dangerous level: the anti-vaxxer conspiracy. https://www.thedailybeast.com/marianne-williamson-longtime...
by Volkonski
Sun Jun 23, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Other Fringe Groups & Individuals
Topic: Neo-Nazi / White Supremacist News
Replies: 1898
Views: 111719

Re: Neo-Nazi / White Supremacist News

Charlottesville attacker asks for 'mercy' in sentencing https://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/449885-charlottesville-attacker-asks-for-mercy-in-sentencing Lawyers for the man convicted for ramming a crowd of protesters with his car in Charlottesville, Va., injuring dozens and killing ac...
by Volkonski
Sun Jun 23, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............
Replies: 820
Views: 28173

Re: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............

Thousands of people pay big money for vacation homes on the North Fork just so they can come here on weekends and mow their lawns. ;) How many lawns are there??? Here just in the area that used to be the Methodist Campgrounds (which is roughly 1000' by 1300') I count 29. Our cottage is almost in th...
by Volkonski
Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............
Replies: 820
Views: 28173

Re: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............

Thousands of people pay big money for vacation homes on the North Fork just so they can come here on weekends and mow their lawns. ;)
by Volkonski
Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............
Replies: 820
Views: 28173

Re: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............

Sunday morning. Still listening to lawnmowers.
by Volkonski
Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Joe Sestak 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 59

Joe Sestak 2020


Dave Weigel

@daveweigel
Joe Sestak, a former congressman from Pennsylvania who lost Senate bids in 2010 and 2016, is now running for president.

I am serious. He’s in Iowa today.

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by Volkonski
Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: International Culture & Current Events
Topic: UK - United Kingdom - England, Wales, Scotland, N. Ireland
Replies: 654
Views: 33181

Re: UK - United Kingdom - England, Wales, Scotland, N. Ireland

Boris Johnson faces growing pressure to comment on row with partner Tory frontrunner’s silence over issue threatens to derail campaign to become PM https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/jun/23/boris-johnson-faces-growing-pressure-to-comment-on-row-with-partner?utm_term=Autofeed&CMP=twt_b-gdnnew...

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