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by Volkonski
Sun Sep 20, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933 - 2020), and her successor
Replies: 95
Views: 1517

Re: Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933 - 2020), and her successor

Sahil Kapur @sahilkapur · Jul 7, 2018 Interesting 2016 law article by Trump SCOTUS prospect Amy Coney Barrett suggesting true “originalism” requires reversing Brown v. Board of Education, invalidating Social Security as unconstitutional, and declaring West Virginia illegitimate. https://scholarship....
by Volkonski
Sun Sep 20, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Fire!
Replies: 2327
Views: 131154

Re: Fire!

Southern California's Bobcat Fire Doubles in Size in a Week, Forces Thousands to Evacuate https://t.co/2nbKKYUtW1?amp=1 The destruction wrought by a wind-driven wildfire in the mountains northeast of Los Angeles approached 156 square miles (404 square kilometers) Sunday, burning structures, homes a...
by Volkonski
Sun Sep 20, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: General Politics
Topic: Voter Rights - Voter Suppression - War on Voting
Replies: 867
Views: 59170

Re: Voter Rights - Voter Suppression - War on Voting

Julian Sanchez @normative This should really be a four alarm fire. We know this election is going to have an unprecedented number of mailed ballots. He is telling us now he intends to seize another term by preventing those votes from being counted. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EiYKGXqXYAAn8-h?format=...
by Volkonski
Sat Sep 19, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Fire!
Replies: 2327
Views: 131154

Re: Fire!

Estiveo wrote: Sat Sep 19, 2020 10:41 pm Despite valiant efforts, the fire has reached the Mt. Wilson Observatory.

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by Volkonski
Sat Sep 19, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Meanwhile in Texoma...............
Replies: 69
Views: 1788

Re: Meanwhile in Texoma...............

The movers have unloaded the 1st load and have gone back to get the rest. House is once again filled with boxes. :) So far only one problem, our SIL's desk would not fit thru the door of his office. :( It may go into the garage as a work table. I mowed the back yard this morning and can say it is de...
by Volkonski
Sat Sep 19, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Meanwhile in Texoma...............
Replies: 69
Views: 1788

Re: Meanwhile in Texoma...............

Today our daughter and SIL move in here. It has been a long month as we rushed to unpack our things to get them put away and the boxes out of the house to make room for their things.
by Volkonski
Fri Sep 18, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933 - 2020), and her successor
Replies: 95
Views: 1517

Re: Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933 - 2020), and her successor

Kelsey Reichmann
@KelseyReichmann
·
1h
Crowd at the Supreme Court is growing by the minute

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by Volkonski
Fri Sep 18, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: President* Trump - *Impeached
Replies: 17024
Views: 923603

Re: President* Trump - *Impeached

ABC News
@ABC
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6m
Amid disputes between Pres. Trump and his own officials, including CDC Dir. Redfield and FBI Dir. Wray,
@jonkarl
asks, "How is it that you don't trust your own experts? Do you think you know better than they do?"

"Yeah, in many cases I do," Trump says. http://abcn.ws/2HeQ5WI
by Volkonski
Fri Sep 18, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Social Issues
Topic: Domestic Terrorism
Replies: 827
Views: 82229

Re: Domestic Terrorism

Dallas ISD school assignment lists Kyle Rittenhouse as 'hero' https://abc13.com/6436796/?ex_cid=TA_KTRK_TW&taid=5f651fe3b2fa5d0001cb1890&utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter The writing assignment also listed Joseph Rosenbaum, one of the protesters Ritt...
by Volkonski
Fri Sep 18, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: President* Trump - *Impeached
Replies: 17024
Views: 923603

Re: President* Trump - *Impeached

Trip Gabriel
@tripgabriel
·
40m
NEW: A major deal to lower drug costs collapsed when drug companies balked at a WH demand they pay for $100 cash cards (aka Trump Cards) to be mailed to seniors before November.
Via
@jmartNYT
&
@maggieNYT
by Volkonski
Fri Sep 18, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: President* Trump - *Impeached
Replies: 17024
Views: 923603

Re: President* Trump - *Impeached

:? Donald Trump says the House might decide the election as he paints doomsday scenario of North Korea forging ballots, mass fraud, results off by 15% and protests which will be 'put down' https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8741449/Donald-Trump-says-House-decide-election-paints-doomsday-scenar...
by Volkonski
Fri Sep 18, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: President* Trump - *Impeached
Replies: 17024
Views: 923603

Re: President* Trump - *Impeached

Marshall Cohen @MarshallCohen · 24m Wow! "We could not agree to the administration’s plan to issue one-time savings cards right before a presidential election,” said Priscilla VanderVeer, the vice-president of public affairs at PhRMA, the industry’s largest trade group. Quote Tweet Trip Gabriel @tri...
by Volkonski
Fri Sep 18, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Hijack this thread
Replies: 28809
Views: 1370148

Re: Hijack this thread

Today was a horrible day; my car got totaled with me in it. I’m jolted but otherwise fine. Dual road, two lanes each direction 45mph we were bending a slight curve to the right, light ahead. The car in front stepped on her brake so I stepped on mine and suddenly got plowed in the rear end by a blue...
by Volkonski
Fri Sep 18, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Coronavirus and the election
Replies: 370
Views: 23332

Re: Coronavirus and the election

Stephanie Ramirez @RamirezReports · 23m UPDATE: here’s a @fox5dc SkyFox Drone shot of the #EarlyVoting line at the @fairfaxcounty Government Center voting location. I spoke to one couple that had just voted at around 12:40p - told me they got in line at 8a. Their answer to my reaction: “It was well ...
by Volkonski
Fri Sep 18, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: Climate Change
Replies: 562
Views: 64353

Re: Climate Change

BBC News (World)
@BBCWorld
·
1m
Bizarre bumps form across Siberian landscape as frozen ground thaws, with potentially devastating consequences for the climate

http://bbc.in/2EgCtJq
by Volkonski
Fri Sep 18, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Corona Virus Whackadoodles, Whackjobs and Conspiracy Theories (other than from the White House)
Replies: 659
Views: 34517

Re: Corona Virus Whackadoodles, Whackjobs and Conspiracy Theories (other than from the White House)

:roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: The head of an Oklahoma public health committee invited anti-vax doctors to talk with lawmakers about the coronavirus https://www.readfrontier.org/stories/thehead-of-an-oklahoma-public-health-committee-invited-anti-vax-doctors-to-talk-with-lawmakers-a...
by Volkonski
Fri Sep 18, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 5985
Views: 293569

Re: Weather Alerts

The Weather Channel @weatherchannel · 6m There's a lot going on right now. While Tropical Depression Twenty-Two looked like it would become #Wilfred, and then #Alpha, it's been beat out for both and *should* become #Beta. We're LIVE helping you set it all straight in your head. https://pbs.twimg.com...
by Volkonski
Fri Sep 18, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: President* Trump - *Impeached
Replies: 17024
Views: 923603

Re: President* Trump - *Impeached

These are terrible times. :eek2:
by Volkonski
Fri Sep 18, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Hijack this thread
Replies: 28809
Views: 1370148

Re: Hijack this thread

When I was still working, in winter I arrived at the office in darkness and left in darkness. Happily I had an office with windows so I did see daylight during the day. Many support personnel and contractors (who had windowless interior offices) might only get a glimpse of daylight from the cafeteri...
by Volkonski
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Hijack this thread
Replies: 28809
Views: 1370148

Re: Hijack this thread

:madguy: Good thing they got that video of him.
by Volkonski
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Election Yard/Road Signs 2020
Replies: 46
Views: 985

Re: Election Yard/Road Signs 2020

Our neighbor across the street has had to replace his Biden-Harris sign twice due to vandalism. :(
by Volkonski
Thu Sep 17, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: President* Trump - *Impeached
Replies: 17024
Views: 923603

Re: President* Trump - *Impeached

Josh Marshall
@joshtpm
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6m
Trump says the blue state people want to tear down mount rushmore.
by Volkonski
Thu Sep 17, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: President* Trump - *Impeached
Replies: 17024
Views: 923603

Re: President* Trump - *Impeached

Daniel Dale @ddale8 · 3m Replying to @ddale8 Trump repeats his false claim that his order means "you immediately get 10 years in prison" if you destroy a monument. It's not immediate punishment, and that is a maximum *discretionary* penalty - up to judges - in existing federal laws; judges can also ...

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