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by HST's Ghost
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:25 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Prominent People with Coronavirus COVID-19
Replies: 293
Views: 7472

Re: Prominent People with Coronavirus COVID-19

Very sad to hear about the elder Marsalis... I don't think this has been mentioned, but he was maybe the first prominent performer or actor to pass: Ken Shimura, famed Japanese comedian, dead at 70 after contracting coronavirus Famed Japanese comedian Ken Shimura has died after contracting novel cor...
by HST's Ghost
Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 4244
Views: 83802

Re: New Diseases - Coronavirus

The Roosevelt most likely got infected while docked in Danang a while back - only the second time since opening relations with Vietnam. I imagine the young age of most aboard will help, but sad to see the Navy flummoxed about it. Commander of aircraft carrier hit by coronavirus outbreak warns Navy '...
by HST's Ghost
Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: President* Trump - *Impeached
Replies: 13607
Views: 720969

Re: President* Trump - *Impeached

Lordy... pics and a phone vid of Trump taken by him...Trump uses hand sanitizer by the jumbo size though. Shook both their hands, so Pencey should have mama hold his hand and get tested also...
by HST's Ghost
Mon Mar 09, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: President* Trump - *Impeached
Replies: 13607
Views: 720969

Re: President* Trump - *Impeached

I kinda like the idea that they are siphoning off the few remaining brain cells that poor man has into his stomach... :eek2: But if there is something that serious going on, that is truly a massive treasonous coverup. I imagine the COVID situation will cause him a bit of stress...but with great folk...
by HST's Ghost
Mon Mar 09, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 4244
Views: 83802

Re: New Diseases

I am living in Vietnam, HCMC, and although there no runs on toilet paper, masks have become scarce, and all schools have been closed since the beginning of Feb. resulting in about 50% or less off usual traffic. I work at home unconnected to Vietnam, so I am selfishly enjoying the livability of thing...
by HST's Ghost
Mon Mar 09, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: Economy
Topic: Stock Market
Replies: 638
Views: 34630

Re: Stock Market

Bloomberg - terrible candidate but good news service. This gives a good overview about the oil price drop. Fracking and the virus du jour are also involved... Putin Dumps MBS to Start a War on America’s Shale Oil Industry At 10:16 a.m. on a wet and dreary Friday morning, Russia’s energy minister wal...
by HST's Ghost
Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 4244
Views: 83802

Re: New Diseases

So if I have this right ... If a pandemic is coming, and you're worried that it might affect your re-election if it looks like you didn't prepare adequately ... Then the best approach is to deny the pandemic is coming and not prepare for it. ... and tell people the stock market is doing great. Winn...
by HST's Ghost
Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Syria - Stepping into the Void
Replies: 748
Views: 51191

Re: Syria - Stepping into the Void

I imagine that this has been postulated by someone already, but this really feels like Putin moving quickly to first check that Trump will roll over on Syria so that he can then start to push in on the Ukraine before the Trump shitshow blows up completely...
by HST's Ghost
Wed Oct 16, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Syria - Stepping into the Void
Replies: 748
Views: 51191

Re: Syria - Stepping into the Void

It's an on-again off-again romance with Pence and Erdogan... “We need them to stand down. We need a cease fire. At which point, we can begin to put this all back together again,” Pompeo said in the interview. Erdogan has said that a ceasefire is not on the table. “They say ‘declare a ceasefire’. We ...
by HST's Ghost
Wed Oct 02, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: The Trump Cabinet
Topic: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Replies: 229
Views: 16898

Re: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

So what is up with Gorka and Pompeo anyhow? I realize this is from the Wash Times, but these direct Gorka quotes shows him being extremely sycophantic and, no surprise, egotistical... Sebastian Gorka: 'A certain congressman said I should be the next national security adviser' “A certain congressman ...
by HST's Ghost
Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Impeachment
Topic: Breaking News: National Intelligence Whistle Blower
Replies: 252
Views: 13794

Re: Breaking News: National Intelligence Whistle Blower

Sterngard Friegen wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:05 pm
Rank speculation: The whistleblower is the translator who interpreted for Trump during his meeting(s) with Putin.

That translator knows a traitor when s/he hears one.
fwiw, that was my first reaction/hope when I read this...
by HST's Ghost
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: Economy
Topic: Tesla
Replies: 379
Views: 30199

Re: Tesla

I guess with more of these incidents being reported that there soon will be a "dead man" switch installed in this type of cars. Alarm, if not deactivated within seconds the car stops. With the programmed intelligence it will drive to the curb or emergency lane to halt. Really has to be codified in ...
by HST's Ghost
Mon Aug 19, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: President & Executive Branch
Topic: The MOOCH
Replies: 253
Views: 20744

Re: The MOOCH

Twitter wars with a grown man named Mooch and some doe-eyed fantasy about purchasing Greenland are the modern equivalent of fiddling...
by HST's Ghost
Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump's Trade Follicy
Replies: 2476
Views: 153596

Re: Trump's Trade Follicy

Foggy wrote:
Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:44 am
Chilidog wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:58 pm
I've got my stash of Ameros.
I'm still holding on to my dong. :blink:
If you ever wanted to be a millionairre, come visit me and will have a nice banh mi together...

https://www.google.com/search?q=dollar+to+dong
Sekrit Stuffs!
by HST's Ghost
Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: DOJ Investigation: Re Jeffrey Epstein Plea Deal; 2008 SDFL; 2019 SDNY
Replies: 1113
Views: 60615

Re: DOJ Investigation: Re Jeffrey Epstein Plea Deal; 2008 SDFL; 2019 SDNY

I thought it was a mangled Ronan (Farrow), who hasn't been heard from on twitter...but has a book coming out...
by HST's Ghost
Fri Aug 09, 2019 6:55 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump's Trade Follicy
Replies: 2476
Views: 153596

Re: Trump's Trade Follicy

Just some additional general thoughts to the excellent comments about the topic...as someone also living and working in Asia... The comments about how the state-controlled economy (and media) and the strong nationalistic pride will aid China to overcome any short-term economic bumps are very true, a...
by HST's Ghost
Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: India revokes occupied Kashmir's special autonomy
Replies: 1
Views: 2241

India revokes occupied Kashmir's special autonomy

May as well put this here as it could develop into something rather grave quite rapidly: India’s cancellation of Kashmir’s special status will have consequences Modi government’s move comes amid already high tensions between India and Pakistan The significance of Kashmir to India is difficult to exa...
by HST's Ghost
Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump's Trade Follicy
Replies: 2476
Views: 153596

Re: Trump's Trade Follicy

No expert, but yeah, it seems to be a let it slide move...The Tokyo index seems to be moving back up but I noticed the yen has dropped sharply (109 to 105) over the last week. I also remember Drumpf floating the idea that the US should move to weaken the dollar to help exporters. The yen dropping to...
by HST's Ghost
Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Virtual Drunk Tank
Replies: 381
Views: 48361

Re: Virtual Drunk Tank

Everclear for bunions?! How does that work? Everclear was a common purchase for kids in Tijuana when I was growing up in San Diego. I still didn't drink but kids in sr. high school would mix it with koolaid or whatever and bring it to school in a thermos...Ever see the movie, "Over the Edge"? Anyhow...
by HST's Ghost
Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Another Shooting
Replies: 9040
Views: 464578

Re: Another Shooting

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump on Monday suggested tying immigration reform to strengthening background checks following a weekend in which the alleged shooter in El Paso, Texas, is believed to have authored a racist, anti-immigrant document targeting Hispanics. https://edition.cnn.com/2019...
by HST's Ghost
Sat Aug 03, 2019 4:55 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: President* Trump - *Impeached
Replies: 13607
Views: 720969

Re: President Trump

Canada...Mexico...I wish a Democrat would at least mention forging a truly fair and strong economic alliance with Canada and Mexico as there is a lot of untapped potential in a partnership relationship. Rewarmed NAFTA is a joke and Drumpf's constant belittling of those two countries is sheer idiocy ...
by HST's Ghost
Fri Aug 02, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump - POTUS Tweets and Social Media
Replies: 8935
Views: 458261

Re: Trump - POTUS Tweets and Social Media

Kim's "great and beautiful vision" for North Korea is 99.99% of the population living in permanent near-starvation so they are too busy trying to find their next meal to topple the well-fed, cognac-swilling, Maybach-riding princeling despot leading their country. This isn't hard, and Donald Trump i...
by HST's Ghost
Fri Aug 02, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Who's going to be the NEXT one to be underbussed?
Replies: 3427
Views: 189890

Re: Who's going to be the NEXT one under the bus?

You have to wonder if trump ever reflects on the number of people he nominates not even getting to the confirmation stage before having to step down because of their total unfitness for whatever job he nominated them for. I think after the second or third one, I would be vetting my nominees a littl...
by HST's Ghost
Thu Aug 01, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump's dementia accelerating?
Replies: 278
Views: 20207

Re: Trump's dementia accelerating?

Trump supporters will say: "Drumpf is a wonderful flymanitarian and not a speciest!" OR "It was a sign from Q!!" Agreed about the slurring Pip. And the Ivanka-on-the-arm for support makes massive sense. I have to admit that I didn't realize Reagan was already that gone from his first election (!), a...

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