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Shameful vote

This is for you, Trump supporters. I learned just now that the United States voted against a United Nations resolution condemning Nazism. Now, if you’re happy that your glorious leader is voting against Nazism, shame on you. If you’re for him, then you’re for fascism, and that’s just the way it is.

Editor’s note: The U.S. voted in the United Nations against a Russian-backed resolution condemning the glorification of Nazism, because of concerns about free speech and Russia using it as a wedge issue to attack its neighbors. The U.S. voted against the resolution, which tends to come up every year, during the presidencies of Barack Obama and George W. Bush.

Fictional horror

I think men under the age of 35 should not be allowed to purchase these war games. I watched my elderly husband play some of these games and they are horrific. He finally had to quit because his blood pressure got agitated so bad, but they are horrible. And these young people, they don’t know how to separate reality from fiction, I guess.

Poor puppies

Where were the City Council members when they had the ribbon-cutting for the new animal shelter? Those volunteers for Friends of the Shelter have brought it this far with years of sweat and tears, and they deserve better support than that.

Editor’s note: City officials at the ceremony included Mayor Bill McMurray, City Manager Bruce Woody, Health Director Debra Bradley and Police Chief Chris Connally.

Lot of thanks

Thank you for the city crew that repaired the enclosed garages at the city lot where the Joyce Raye Patterson Senior Citizens Center is located. I know the lot is used by many Downtown. It has greatly improved the look, and is a good shelter for our cars in the rain and snow. Thanks to all who signed the petition for bringing it to the city’s attention.

Time to play

The new playground at Hochman Park is very nice. Thank you, St. Joseph.

God’s plan

At last, God is listening to me. He almost never does. Rain at night, sunshine during the day — perfect combination.

Standing up

Isn’t it a great feeling when the president of the United States stands up for its citizens? Unfortunately, under this president, we will never know that feeling.

Right to dissent

I agree with the caller that said he’s not a tree-hugger or a flag-hugger. I do love our flag, but I do agree we have all earned the right, if we are here legally, to disagree. I am tired of people saying, just because I’m a Trump supporter, I am a deplorable, racist, awful person. We have a right to disagree, and we have a right to be heard. Just because we agree with him does not mean we need to be banned from anywhere or that we need to be talked against.

Proud to farm

I overheard one time, “All these farmers are never satisfied. It is either too hot or too cold, or too wet or too dry.” Being a farmer, that bristled a little. Later, I realized she was absolutely, totally right. But I am still proud to be an American farmer.

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zzsnot303

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) on Monday called the U.S. Electoral College “a scam” that negatively affects minorities.



“We’re coming to you live from the Electoral College,” the New York Democrat said in a video on Instagram, which featured her driving along a sparsely populated highway in what appears to be a desert somewhere in the western part of the country. “Many votes here, as you can see. Very efficient way to choose leadership of the country. I mean I can’t think of any other way, can you?”

Penelope Goodbody

Yet another notch in the demise of Planned Parenthood - praise God, the Truth prevails!

An Arizona court on Friday awarded $3 million to a former Planned Parenthood director of 17 years after she sued them for wrongful termination. The abortion giant fired Mayra Rodriguez after she exposed how the abortions Planned Parenthood does hurt women.



In a stunning victory for a former Planned Parenthood director in Arizona who was wrongfully terminated after reporting high complication rates for one abortionist. Rodriguez also exposed the abortionist’s illegal conduct falsification of affidavits and patient records, incomplete abortions, and failure to report a minor who had an adult partner and was a victim of statutory rape.



A jury unanimously awarded Mayra Rodriguez $3 million in damages this past Friday after a two-week trial.



Mayra Rodriguez, who ran three Planned Parenthood clinics in Arizona and worked for the organization for 17 years, sued the non-profit after being wrongfully terminated from her position in October 2017 after repeatedly making claims that Planned Parenthood was endangering the health and safety of their patients.

zzsnot303

it's past time for PP to be GONE, at least the abortion side of them

Penelope Goodbody

zzsnot303 Thank you for your comment! There are many women's health clinics available; they just don't offer abortion. President Trump is diligently working to oversee that the funds that were distributed to Planned Parenthood to endanger women's lives and murder babies will now go to these women's clinics.

JohnQTaxpayer

Crazy Leftist Democrat Socialists like munchman & Colo are striving to ensure the murderi of living human fetuses that God knows will continue. Vaj0201 does little to rebuke or condemn the efforts of these anti-Christian radicals. [whistling]

zzsnot303

Rep. Rashida Tlaib .... The congresswoman was denied access to visit Israel on a congressional oversight trip by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's administration. Israel, which announced Thursday that Tlaib and Representative Ilhan Omar would not be allowed into the country on a planned political visit.

B4

What else is new...Netanyahu didn't receive a very cordial welcome while visiting here during the Obama administration. Why should they expect anything more? They are supposed to represent the U.S. and yet they planned to meet with anti-American groups. They shouldn't be welcome anywhere!

jdw64485

So what... Prime Minister Netanyahu's administration has every right to deny assist to their Country. She has came out on the side of the Palestinians. Which is trying to destroy Israel.

zzsnot303

for what it's worth..all four of the squalid can disappear forever

beelog

Gun control--steady grip, eye on the target, squeeze the trigger, hit the target.

aj0201

40+ people this month were those targets. The shooters showed remarkable “gun control.”

jdw64485

But a few days ago it was okay for a armed man to carry loaded weapons into a store. Not knowing what his intentions were at the time. A person makes a comment about shooting at a target and you twist it into shooting 40+ people

zzsnot303

yup...

aj0201

It is not against the law to open carry! Duh

aj0201

And, especially with the El Paso shooter, he said he was going to target people specifically because of where they came from. So how did I twist anything? You just don’t like certain truths to be told.

jdw64485

aj, your wrong once again. I want the truth to be told. But you have a problem believing that. You don't have a clue as too what his intentions were. If i remember correctly he had several rounds of ammunition on his person. Don't try to tell me he was going to buy more ammunition for his guns. If that was the case one shell from each gun would have be enough. We just don't the full details yet.

popski

Actually, he did say he planned to target certain people because of their ethnicity. That's horrible and monstrous...but he did say that. Considering those who were injured and killed...I'd say he strayed from his stated intention. It was not only Hispanics who were hurt and killed.

aj0201

Jdw, repeat after me. “It is not illegal to open carry.”

jdw64485

aj, I never once said it was. I just said you don't know what his intentions were.

aj0201

Hey B4, I strongly encourage you to read this....

https://www.aish.com/jw/s/48892792.html?mobile=yes

B4

Sorry but I don't access questionable websites. I will assume this has something to do with the Jewish people. But thanks for proving your anti-Semitism. Omar and Tlaib must be so proud of you!

aj0201

Ammoland is a credible website for psychiatric issues?? Hahahahaha! You’re too much! This website does has something to do with Jewish people. It’s run by Jewish people. And having an understanding of how lost the Jews are in their relationship with God is anything BUT antisemitism. In fact, it’s quite the opposite.

zzsnot303

.... to each their own...

B4

Aj - I really couldn't care less what your website "does has". Hahahahaha! You're too much! Did God tell you the Jews are lost in their relationship with Him? You know the mind of God? See how silly you're being? Your opinion means nothing - all nonsense. And yes your anti-Semitism is coming through loud and clear. Deny it all you want - you do realize God will be your judge?

aj0201

Yes. The Bible makes it quite clear about those who reject God. Do you believe that someone who has not accepted Christ goes to heaven?

aj0201

And yes, I know God will judge me, not you (despite your desperate attempts to do so).

B4

This will be my last comment on the subject - aj's Socratic discussion "method" is so laughable - he will make a fool out of himself vainly trying to prove ANYTHING. Now he's twisted his focus on salvation from the Jewish people to all people. He's trying to play God...and God is probably laughing at all his foolishness. He's a sick individual for certain. He needs our prayers!

aj0201

B4, that’s the whole point! Remember, ““Whoever is not with me is against me, and whoever does not gather with me scatters.”

‭‭Matthew‬ ‭12:30‬ ‭ESV‬‬

jdw64485

aj No if a person hasn't except Christ as their personal savior they will not go to heaven. Do you believe a person can loose their salvation? Once they are saved?

aj0201

No

JohnQTaxpayer

Pray for God to grant Vaj the gift of a humble spirit[whistling]

aj0201

Bee, still paying for wind someplace?

beelog

aj---there is certainly a lot of "wind" in this forum!!

aj0201

Sure. I’m currently filling my car at a gas station in stewartsville. Wind blowing nicely. Nobody is charging for that.

aj0201

Stewartsville having all kinds of wind turbines visible to it.

popski

OF TOPIC:

My IYC friends...about a week ago, some good friends of mine got the phone call every parent fears most. Their beautiful 21-year-old daughter was in a car accident and was killed instantly. What unbelievable pain they are experiencing. When I think about them, and their unimaginable loss, I am reminded I have much to be thankful for. I'm also reminded that life is much too short to be negative and hateful.

jdw64485

Sorry to hear about your friends lost. My prayer goes out to them. When I'm on IYC. I try to control what I post. But I have to admit some days its not a easy task.




beelog

jdw---I am with you. I don't come here intending to be too critical, but what I read seems to overrule rationality at times.

jdw64485

On some day's i read over what's been written. Then decide to stay and participate or just move on. Sometimes moving on is the best decision

Art Vandelay

blog, you are one of the worst trolls posting here. You are delusional.

B4

"If you judge people, you have no time to love them" ~ Mother Teresa

jdw64485

Art if your 12:02 comment was directed at me. Thanks at least your leaving someone else alone

beelog

Very sad. It puts things in perspective. Our blustering in this forum seems very trivial in comparison. I will say a prayer.

zzsnot303

(st. joseph) Downtown Partnership disbanded...ABOUT TIME...one of a myriad of disfunctional useless downtown "help" groups

beelog

Standing up--(Trump)---He helped bring back jobs for citizens. He is trying to protect citizens from an illegal invasion of immigrants. He has strengthened our military which protects American citizens. He supports law enforcement which prevents anarchy in our cities, protecting honest citizens in the process, he is fighting the illegal drug dealers who are destroying the lives of our young people, he is protecting our manufacturers in the world market by taking away unfair foreign advantages, he is condemning Antifa and their violent attacks on people who disagree with them, he has the DOJ investigating dirty tricks used against him during the Mueller probe and the shameful tactics of Democrats during the Kavanaugh hearings. Think before you call.

zzsnot303

100 percent CORECT.... expect aj0201 to disagree and nitpic everything with his "shrinkage" degree

aj0201

It doesn’t require a degree to pick this apart. Just common sense.

zzsnot303

...which you severely lack....

beelog

Please feel free to do so.

munchman

Joe and Ruby would not be very proud of your witness Bhind.

popski

I'm not sure why anyone would "pick this apart". I am completely opposed to illegal immigration. If you break our laws when you sneak across the border, you are not welcome here. If you come, legally, you're welcomed with open arms.

Being a member of the military, I can say that I feel our current administration has shown more appreciation than some in the past. Our pay raises have been better and conditions have been better...at least, in my opinion. I also appreciate the support our President gives to our LEO community. Not sure what one could find fault with in that regard. I appreciate the President's view of the "antifa" movement, which I consider to be a domestic terrorist organization...and nothing but a bunch of cowards.

So...what is there to "pick apart"?

aj0201

Well, I don’t disagree with antifa, except for the virtual silence on those antifa is protesting. Remember, they protest those who chant “Jews will not replace us” and that particular demonstration ended in a death at the hands of one who antifa protests. While most years under Obama the military didn’t get great raises, DOD shows that Trump hasn’t yet matched the biggest raise given during the Obama presidency. The treatment of LEOs during the Obama administration was fine. People took offense that he was critical of a cop in Cambridge who did indeed act stupidly. But nobody seems to have a problem with Trump siding with Putin over his own federal law enforcement ad 16 intelligence agencies. But Obama calls one cop stupid and the world goes nuts. Our economy is bolstered by record deficit spending. The tax cuts have been shown, by his own administration, to not have worked. Not one policy can be linked to the unemployment rate. And although this isn’t part of the current discussion, there was no war on Christmas and he’s not the protector of Christian values that so many believe. The tariffs are now said to cost each family $1000/year.



There’s plenty to pick apart if you’re being honest.

zzsnot303

at the very least, Trump doesn't sit on his hands like Obummer did.."oh here's another freebie"...oh wait i got another freebie for you...hold on lets increase your benefits now(food stamps you can sell for cash or drugs at half price), it was a time of never-ending freebies from Obummer

popski

I completely disagree with the antifa movement. Many of them are violent in their "protests"...and I called them cowards because they go to great lengths to conceal their identity. As for the pay raises for the military...I'm not sure where you get your information, but our last couple of pay raises are higher than both the Obama AND the GW Bush presidencies. I didn't comment about President Obama's treatement of our nation's police officers...I simply said I support President Trump and the way he treats them. I may not be a professional economist, but I do believe our economy is moving along at a pretty good clip...and I like seeing the unemployment figures where they are and I like seeing my investments gaining. Yeah...last week we took a hit but we're still much higher than we were during the last administration...no doubt about that.

Before anyone starts saying the good economy we currently enjoy is a direct result of the efforts of the previous administration...if you use that logic, you also have to apply that logic evenly, across the board.

aj0201

What freebies?

Marty_Chuzzlewit

FAKE NEWS...."The tariffs are now said to cost each family $1000/year."



According to the 2017 American Community Survey, there are almost 78.6 million families.



https://www.census.gov/topics/families/families-and-households.html



A cost of $1,000 per family for 78.6 million families would total $78.6 billion. Yet, the tariff is 10% on $300 billion worth of Chinese imports which at most would cost consumers $30 billion, NOT $78.6 billion and the cost per family would be $382, NOT $1,000.

zzsnot303

the $1000 has ALREADY been debunked..read on....it's a measley $300 plus

aj0201

Tell it to J.P. Morgan

munchman

My what a glowing economic report! Glad you are satisfied with laying every outcome at t rump's feet. Pay no attention to those 78 % of business economist predictions. Should be easy since you have ignored the real man behind the curtain since, November 2016. Cognitive Dissonance is a terrible thing to have. Were the scumbags who marched in Charolettsville anarchist? I remember him supporting them. Now is when you display your defective memories and say I am wrong with my assessment.

zzsnot303

yeah we all can see you wear your boots on your head...BRAIN DRAIN

beelog

poor puppies---caller, are you the same one who placed the first call?

zzsnot303

poor puppies: ..it's obvious you need to make an appointment for eyeglasses

beelog

Shameful vote---It's ok, caller, Obama's administration voted the same way. It is American policy. Settle down.

WakeUpUS

'The Democrat 2020 Election Platform' 1.) Tear Down the U.S. Security Border Wall. 2.) Kill Babies at the Time of Birth. 3.) Let Illegal Aliens Vote & Get Welfare. 4.) Teach Children They're Probably Gaye & Don't Know It Yet. 5.) Erase Memories of Democrat Racism in America. 6.) Eliminate the Electoral College. 7.) Bring Back NAFTA & the Trans-Pacific Trade Agreements. 8.) You Must Pay HIGH Taxes For Imaginary, unproven, 'man-made' Climate Change. 9.) God Doesn't Care How You Live Your Life. 10.) Identity-Politics/Racial/Gender/Class/Religious Division is GOOD. 11.) People Who NEVER Owned Slaves Must Pay 'Reparations' to People Who Never WERE Slaves. 12.) Guns Are Evil, Not the People Who Murder. 13.) Free Speech is GOOD As Long As You Say What WE Want. 14.) Our Opponents Are Guilty Until Proven Innocent. 15.) We Hate Donald Trump. 16.) hiLIARy is our Demagogue. 17.) Let the 16 Year-Olds Vote For Us. 18.) Let the Convicted Felons in Prison Vote For Us. 19.) If Elected We'll Promise to Give You Free Stuff. [tongue_smile]


WakeUpUS

'Standing Up' You are a false-witness idiot.

aj0201

Bootlicker

popski

What a nice post, aj...

aj0201

Well, it seems to be en vogue to throw out dirty insults. I thought I’d try my hand at it. Strangely, it doesn’t feel great. I can’t keep up with these guys who trade in pure invective with nearly every post.

zzsnot303

bye-bye, so long.....

popski

I agree and understand. I can't do it....and, you're right...it DOESN'T feel great. Insulting others isn't God's way. He instructs us to edify and build up others.

Hey...on a less serious note...a friend of mine, recently, challenged me to find at least one positive thing each day in my life...and encouraged me to dwell on that! It's akin to "count your blessings, name them one by one." I am working on that!!

B4

Poor aj - trying to cover his tracks of indecent insults; if he's so pristine, wonder why he got at least 4-5 of his comments removed yesterday...ummmm

aj0201

Spreading kindness is certainly more fulfilling personally. And Christlike.

Marty_Chuzzlewit

aj's self-serving whines get more tiresome every day

aj0201

I made no comments that were out of line yesterday. And certainly none that reach the level of invective and vitriol shown to people like munchman and Lumberjack. Many comments are “removed” for no apparent reason. Even you have had some removed that shouldn’t have been. My thought is that there is a glitch in the program.

B4

aj's excuse for his denigrating insults being removed by the moderator is that there's a "glitch in the program". That is hilarious - the lengths the poor guy goes to and then diminishes himself in the process. Help! I can't stop laughing!

zzsnot303

BTW this forum is using a very cheap program.. the clock times do not correlate to the posts in many instances, there's no follow thru-just the dumb "report" button. however, guess it's better than nothing....the constant "login" is a really big pain...

jdw64485

They need to go back to where there were a reply icon at the end of each comment like there is a report icon

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