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by Lani
Tue Nov 19, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: President & Executive Branch
Topic: Donald's Mystery Walter Reed Visit / Health Issues
Replies: 49
Views: 1136

Re: Donald's Mystery Walter Reed Visit / Health Issues

I'm going with Multi Infarct Dementia. Catch it early enough, it can be treated, but the damage is done.
by Lani
Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Impeachment
Topic: Intelligence/Judiciary Impeachment Investigation: Trump Obstruction; Suborning Perjury; Whistleblower(s)
Replies: 1684
Views: 48568

Re: Intelligence/Judiciary Impeachment Investigation: Trump Obstruction; Suborning Perjury; Whistleblower(s)

This seems to be the latest schedule for this week: Tuesday, November 19: State Department official and advisor to Vice President Mike Pence Jennifer Williams and Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, an expert on Eastern European affairs on the National Security Council will testify in the morning. Former US...
by Lani
Sun Nov 17, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 11916
Views: 594160

Re: President Trump

Yesterday I saw a tweet from a reporter at the White House that the press saw the motorcade return, but no appearance by Trump. Maybe he came back, maybe not.

I have no reason to believe that he met with an injured member of the Armed Forces.
by Lani
Sun Nov 17, 2019 2:43 am
Forum: Governors and State Elections
Topic: Louisiana Governor 2019 - (D) WIN
Replies: 58
Views: 1200

Re: Louisiana Governor 2019 - (D) WIN

HAPPY HAPPY :happydance: HAPPY HAPPY
by Lani
Tue Nov 12, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Tulsi Gabbard 2020
Replies: 126
Views: 5763

Re: Tulsi Gabbard 2020

Greenwald is supporting her, because of course he is.

by Lani
Tue Nov 12, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Tulsi Gabbard 2020
Replies: 126
Views: 5763

Re: Tulsi Gabbard 2020

She's sending out daily emails ranting about the warmonger HRC and how Tulsi will save the Democratic Party. :roll: Except for Veterans Day. In that email she sez she will end wars, she's the Only One who can, and she's the ONLY ONE who has experienced war. (I guess Mayor Pete doesn't count?) ... I ...
by Lani
Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: LEAVE Brexit Vote: Leave EU Thu 23 June - Market and US Election Impact
Replies: 1489
Views: 86612

Re: LEAVE Brexit Vote: Leave EU Thu 23 June - Market and US Election Impact

Russian Tory donors named in secret report Intelligence agencies are ‘furious’ over No 10’s block on publication https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/russian-tory-donors-named-in-secret-report-z98nqpkx0 Nine Russian business people who gave money to the Conservative Party are named in a secret intell...
by Lani
Wed Nov 06, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: U.S. Senate Elections
Topic: Alabama US Senate 2020
Replies: 21
Views: 660

Re: Alabama US Senate 2020

CNN sez the same.
by Lani
Wed Nov 06, 2019 5:41 am
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Constitution: Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)
Replies: 55
Views: 3122

Re: Constitution: Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)

Those legislators are expected to bring the ERA vote to the floor in January 2020 -- and this time, ratify it. This would supply the final, 38th state needed to ratify the amendment, passed by Congress in 1972. Earlier this year in Virginia, the measure lost -- by one vote. What would the ERA do? I...
by Lani
Wed Nov 06, 2019 5:16 am
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Constitution: Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)
Replies: 55
Views: 3122

Re: Constitution: Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)

Caroline Orr @RVAwonk With Democrats taking full control of the Virginia legislature tonight, the state is poised to become the 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, which means it will finally become an official part of the US Constitution! #VirginiaVotes #VAelections I worked so hard fo...
by Lani
Wed Nov 06, 2019 3:42 am
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Julián Castro 2020
Replies: 44
Views: 2499

Re: Julián Castro 2020

I met him several years ago in San Antonio. I hope he has a place in the Administration when it returns to the Dems.
by Lani
Wed Nov 06, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Governors and State Elections
Topic: Virginia House of Delegates - 80th Dist - (D) WIN
Replies: 10
Views: 258

Re: Virginia House of Delegates - 80th Dist - (D) WIN

As a former Virginian, I am thrilled!
:cheer1: :happydance: :cheer1:
by Lani
Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:57 am
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: Treating chronic pain
Replies: 226
Views: 15112

Re: Treating chronic pain

That's what I keep from people. The change is astounding.
by Lani
Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:42 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Hijack this thread
Replies: 27229
Views: 1176139

Re: Hijack this thread

After losing internet and tv last week, it was restored just barely by various back up systems. Today it crashed again, including phonecalls.

Did I miss anything on Saturday Nite live? Still no internet, but my phone seems to be functional.
by Lani
Sat Nov 02, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: Treating chronic pain
Replies: 226
Views: 15112

Re: Treating chronic pain

I was in Costco, lifting a case of water and twisted to plunk it in the cart when a weird sensation followed by pain happened. The doctor never ordered an x-ray, saying he could feel the muscle in a knot next to my spine. Had PT for a few weeks, but nothing helped and the constant pain severely lim...
by Lani
Sat Nov 02, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: Treating chronic pain
Replies: 226
Views: 15112

Re: Treating chronic pain

I was in Costco, lifting a case of water and twisted to plunk it in the cart when a weird sensation followed by pain happened. The doctor never ordered an x-ray, saying he could feel the muscle in a knot next to my spine. Had PT for a few weeks, but nothing helped and the constant pain severely limi...
by Lani
Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: Treating chronic pain
Replies: 226
Views: 15112

Re: Treating chronic pain

Quality, well tested with lab report provided, CBD oils are expensive - up to $150/month. If you have a pot dispensary near you, the staff may be able to provide more information about good CBD products for arthritis. https://www.leafly.com/ has collected a lot of articles on arthritis. The people I...
by Lani
Fri Nov 01, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: Dementia and Alzheimer's
Replies: 55
Views: 3936

Re: Dementia and Alzheimer's

How Deep Sleep May Help The Brain Clear Alzheimer's Toxins
https://www.npr.org/sections/health-sho ... ers-toxins

So many pieces in the puzzle. Here's another one.
by Lani
Fri Nov 01, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: Dementia and Alzheimer's
Replies: 55
Views: 3936

Re: Dementia and Alzheimer's

Somehow I missed this. Losing someone to Alzheimer's is devastating. Long, more horrible everyday, and then a living body, but the person you love is gone. There are support groups. And private assistance/therapy. Recovering from the loss of your longterm companion is difficult enough, but watching ...
by Lani
Mon Oct 28, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Hijack this thread
Replies: 27229
Views: 1176139

Re: Hijack this thread

Yesterday evening Spectrum's undersea cable to my island failed. As the biggest provider in Hawaii, that means we have no internet and no cable tv. None. There isn't any information yet about how long this will last. The only statement so far today is that Spectrum is trying to arrange for a repair ...
by Lani
Mon Oct 28, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: LEAVE Brexit Vote: Leave EU Thu 23 June - Market and US Election Impact
Replies: 1489
Views: 86612

Re: LEAVE Brexit Vote: Leave EU Thu 23 June - Market and US Election Impact




Donald Tusk✔
@eucopresident
The EU27 has agreed that it will accept the UK's request for a #Brexit flextension until 31 January 2020. The decision is expected to be formalised through a written procedure.
11:23 PM - Oct 27, 2019
by Lani
Sun Oct 27, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Issues 2020: Can a president be too old?
Replies: 44
Views: 2211

Re: Issues 2020: Can a president be too old?

Don't worry. The repugs will fix it. Just slash Medicare, Social Security, housing vouchers, WIC, food stamps and unemployment compensation. Problem solved!
by Lani
Sun Oct 27, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump - POTUS Tweets and Social Media
Replies: 8491
Views: 389776

Re: Trump - POTUS Tweets and Social Media

Well, this is interesting. https://twitter.com/JuliaDavisNews/status/1188470793237422080 Replying to @JuliaDavisNews "The Russian Defence Ministry has no reliable information about US servicemen conduction an operation to 'yet another' elimination of the former Daesh leader Abu Bark al-Baghdadi in t...
by Lani
Sun Oct 27, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump - POTUS Tweets and Social Media
Replies: 8491
Views: 389776

Re: Trump - POTUS Tweets and Social Media

Before Trump spoke, there were videos on twitter of people walking through the area. A building had been reduced to rubble. A large hole in the ground, probably from a tunnel collapsing. Burnt out vehicles. Bodies and body parts on the ground. Imma not going to link it. There are also before/after a...

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