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Note of thanks

I want to say thank you to Walmart for the security truck and officers. I’m sorry it has come to this, but I really appreciate that Walmart is protecting us, their customers. Thank you.

Speed bump

Has anybody noticed that the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives has passed 208 bills, or more, sent them to the Senate, and the Senate hasn’t passed hardly anything? Hasn’t even brought hardly anything to the Senate floor? At least if the Senate didn’t like what the House passed, they ought to vote on it and say they don’t. The reason they won’t is they don’t want the voters to know how they’re thinking.

A reason

Commenting on the Medicare article, being an expert in Medicare, Medicaid and public health care, I will tell you St. Joe’s problem is we don’t have enough employers, a large enough percentage, to balance the very large Medicare and Medicaid populations we have. And that’s why we are a poor city.

Property question

Has anybody thought if you close the three high schools, what will happen to the property values in those neighborhoods? We’ve already got the east end with their properties dropped around 40 percent or more, because of everybody moving out and rental property becoming the thing here. Why don’t we talk about how only one school will affect our tax base?

Hit the button

I don’t know what the policy is for UPS or the post office or FedEx, but I’ve been home and had a package delivered and nobody rings my doorbell to let me know there’s a package there. It sat on the porch a couple hours before I even noticed it. So I would like to see if the delivery guys can start ringing the doorbell and let somebody know the package is there. I’d appreciate it.

Face the truth

Facial expressions tell you everything, and looking at Joe Biden, it just ain’t there. He doesn’t get it.

Common sense

The buildings in this city are not the cause of the problems that the school administration’s got. It’s the administration itself. The superintendent and board members of education all need a shot of common sense.

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aj0201

“The subjects of its jurisdiction are those offenses which proceed from the misconduct of public men, or, in other words, from the abuse or violation of some public trust.”

—Federalist No. 65 on impeachable offenses under our Constitution

houdiniharry

st. joe is PODUNK, USA.. nothing we can do about DC, or anyone there

aj0201

From the NATO conference, Trump won't commit to coming to the defense of fellow NATO members if they're militarily attacked. I’m sure this is making our allies respect us more, right?

Hey Trumper, you have some orange, crusty stuff on your lips.

houdiniharry

AND the second line reads "pay your fair share; Obama the giveaway king has left the building"

aj0201

You blame Obama? Typical.

houdiniharry

You blame Trump, i'll blame Obama

aj0201

But you don’t know why it is you blame Obama.

houdiniharry

Obama.. a hundred and one reasons why he should be blamed

houdiniharry

I bet it's from that huge jar of cheese balls...

aj0201

.@steveholland1: "Does the United States support the protesters in Iran?"

POTUS: "I don't want to comment on that. The answer is no, but I don't want to comment on that."——POTUS, Stable Genius

Also POTUS, Stable Genius——“ The United States of America supports the brave people of Iran who are protesting for their FREEDOM. We have under the Trump Administration, and always will!”

The man is clueless. He’s in way over his head. And his believers hold out their cups for some more kool-aid.

B4

In the initial disclosure form submitted to the intelligence community inspector general, the whistleblower behind the complaint that sparked the Democrats’ impeachment inquiry failed to include key information about his/her contact with the office of Schiff, who is heading up the inquiry. Anybody surprised at this latest development???

aj0201

Oh, well, shoot. That means Trump didn’t abuse the power of his office then. 🙄

houdiniharry

NOPE

beelog

Democrats---why is your Party wasting so many tax dollars when we know there will be no conviction in the Senate? The Senate will hold a "real" trial where "hearsay" evidence and suppositions will not be presented. But the President of Ukraine, who was actually on the call, says "no quid pro quo". Sondland said that Trump told him "I want nothing, no quid pro quo". This sham of an inquiry in purely political in nature and is catering to the nut-case fringe of the Democrat Party. Where are the "real" Democrats?

aj0201

He didn’t say “no quid pro quo.” That’s not what he said at all.

beelog

Impeachment inquiry hearings---Lectures by law professors--should make exciting television viewing. (Yawn)

aj0201

It’s not there for your entertainment. It’s there because many believe we have a president who has abused the power of his office.

James Bond1

Let's see...…………..what power did he abuse. What is not his.....? who's is it.....? If that is true...…….why wouldn't someone arrest him...………….? Sounds like someone is making noise.

houdiniharry

and many believe he didn't.. checkmate !!

cry foe me

Your going to be disappointed again like your thought the Muller report would out Trump. The senate will never convict. 2020 Trump!

B4

aj's mama said she was disappointed in aj; poor lady!

aj0201

Speculation at this point, but revealing if true.....

“ Attorney General William Barr is rejecting a key finding in the Justice Department inspector general's report on the Russia probe, The Washington Post reported Monday.

People familiar with the matter told The Post that Barr said he does not agree with the report's finding that the FBI had enough intelligence to initiate an investigation into the Trump campaign in July 2016.”

B4

One issue here is that this report is yet another speculative piece from the Washington Post without specific sources that makes a broad statement about someone’s supposed opinions about unverified issues. How many times has the Washington Post done this in the last 10 years and either been wrong or been actively lying to the American public? It’s become such a joke to try and get facts from them that it’s actually foolish to trust or react to anything that anyone at the Washington Post says.

aj0201

“ CNN confirms: The Republican-controlled Senate Intelligence Committee looked into allegations that Ukraine interfered in the 2016 election and found no evidence to support the claims, according to sources familiar with the matter.”

Go ahead, attack the messenger.

jdw64485

Your attacked enough. So, I'll give you a break. Oh wait i have never attack you. But it's a day of driving headed home from Tennessee.

aj0201

I’m not the messenger. CNN is

jdw64485

I won't waste my time attacking CNN. Their not worth my time

aj0201

Hmm. Isn’t that statement “the(y’re) not with my time” an attack of sorts?

You should attack a dictionary.

aj0201

*worth my time* that should say

cry foe me

HA HA HA you fool quote CNN. Made my day!

beelog

Terrorists---Trump is going to designate the drug cartels as terrorists. Good move. The drug violence and deaths in Mexico/Central/South America is horrific. Killings on a daily basis. Yesterday terrorists broke into a hospital and took out a patient whose dismembered body was found later. These people are savages. The sad part is that they are fighting over money made off our young people who are unable to cope with life.

aj0201

Our young people???? Hahahaha. You don’t know much about who is using drugs. The fact is, drug cartels exist for one purpose; to satisfy the US HUGE appetite for drugs. And drug use isn’t limited to young people. That’s a ridiculous, ignorant statement.

jdw64485

That's the reason we need the wall. I know it will never stop all but it will help

aj0201

Hahaha. No it won’t.

houdiniharry

drug use has no age limits.. it's prevalent throughout

aj0201

Exactly

aj0201

“ A whopping 43% of Republicans now believe a president free of checks and balances could address the country's problems more effectively, a number that has grown from just 14% during Trump's presidency. More evidence of his reshaping of the party in favor of authoritarianism.”

Proof the his believers really don’t care about the Constitution.

houdiniharry

nope.. what we don't care about is the whiney Democrats

beelog

Speed bump---(legislation)--The less Congress does, the better it is for "we the people". Many of the bills coming from the liberal House are regressive--designed to increase the burden on the taxpayer. This Administration is working to undo the restrictive laws passed by Democrats, and the result is a booming economy (the best in the world) with people having jobs and working, which improves their self-esteem. We do not need more liberal and restrictive laws coming from the House.

aj0201

Bills?? What bills? I thought they weren’t doing anything! Explanation, please?

houdiniharry

200 plus "junk" bills...

aj0201

Trump is skeptical of Ukraine and believes they are so corrupt that he.....asked them to lead an investigation into a US citizen instead of the FBI.

aj0201

If Trump was so skeptical of Ukraine, then why did he ask them to investigate Biden? Why not just say, call the FBI?

houdiniharry

perhaps liar Comey might answer that...

beelog

Liberals financed Prop 47 in California which is wreaking havoc. Shoplifting under $950 is no longer a serious crime, nor is prostitution or public urination. Those wealthy liberals live in gated communities with their own private security while the rest of the people must deal with the consequences. Progressive??

aj0201

“ Republican Party bosses in South Carolina, Nevada, Kansas, Arizona, Alaska, Minnesota, & Georgia cancelled their 2020 primaries & caucuses. They’ve disenfranchised their voters. To please HIM, they’ve literally cancelled elections.

I guess Donald Trump is a dictator after all.”

aj0201

This sounds like the Soviet Union or some third world dictatorship where the “elections” have a preordained “candidate” with no challenger.

cry foe me

Even you can see a Trump win in 2020! Crying about Trump will not help your mental state.

aj0201

Of source he will win. Republicans won’t allow him to be primary-d. Actually, he won’t allow it. What used to be the GOP is no longer. It’s the Party of Trump. No longer will any of them be able to say “Reagan Republican.” “Trump Cultist” is the new name.

Marty_Chuzzlewit

And come January 20, 2025 the Supreme Court of the United States will have a conservative Chief Justice, six conservative Associate Justices and only two liberal Associate Justices will remain. And at least three hundred, possibly four hundred or more, conservative jurists will have been appointed and approved to serve as Judges on the Federal Appellate and District Courts. This will be the Trump legacy not even CNN can diminish in importance.

houdiniharry

i kinda like Trump-Hero, myself lol

houdiniharry

geez... Magician Kamala Harris has just dropped out...GOOD RIDDANCE

houdiniharry

state decision, not aj decision

beelog

Common sense---common sense is becoming an increasingly rare commodity in this nation.

Kharnage86

Thank you for admitting you have a problem, that's the first step beelog.

beelog

Face the truth--Joe Biden---he is his own worst enemy. Obama will not even endorse him.

beelog

One School---It is good that school officials are looking for increased efficiency. But there also needs to be consideration for the impact on the entire community---reduced property values, less income, fewer businesses locating here, etc.

beelog

Property question---good observation! The result could be reduced tax income and reduced money to the school district.

houdiniharry

the SJSD needs a mass replacement of faces

aj0201

The constant in the SJSD over the last 10 years or so are the voters. And those that can’t be bothered to vote.

beelog

"living off the system"--Massachusetts EBT cards are being used in expensive resort hotels in Hawaii. The Boston newspaper found that Mass. EBT cards are being used in Alaska, Las Vegas, and Hawaii resorts---including one instance where the EBT card was used to buy a round-trip plane ticked to Hawaii. Meanwhile, most working people cannot afford such trips.

beelog

A reason---liberalism at its finest. Take away the incentive to work, and people will not work. Eventually there will not be enough workers to support those who "live off the system".

houdiniharry

yep very very true

aj0201

“ Just landed in the United Kingdom, heading to London for NATO meetings tomorrow. Prior to landing I read the Republicans Report on the Impeachment Hoax. Great job! Radical Left has NO CASE. Read the Transcripts. Shouldn’t even be allowed. Can we go to Supreme Court to stop?”——President Donald J. Lump, Stable Genius.

Our President’s dismal understanding of how our government works is embarrassing.

Socialist

To thoughtful people but for sure not him.

cry foe me

Go vote for Bernie and shut your trap comrade!

justanotherworkingman

And yet here he is President, and here you are behind your internet façade sitting on a tack.

aj0201

Because the people who elected him know less than he does, which is appalling. 63 million people who decided its their turn to be victims so the elected a guy who has little understanding of the Constitution but a huge understanding on being a street fighter. They threw away their values that traditionally they stood on to get a guy who would finally fight back. In essence, they finally decided to vote for a villain rather than a hero. Morals? Gone. Decency? Gone. Family values? Gone. Diplomacy? Gone. Smaller government? Gone. They’re happy the economy is doing well because they’ve given up every single value they ever stood for in the past. And as long as the economy is good, Trump can say or do anything he wants and they won’t stop supporting him. Many will vote against their own interests so he can keep saying the things they wish they could say. It’s why evangelicals are desperately trying to compare him to various Old Testament leaders, completely missing the point about who they were and what they really accomplished.

Marty_Chuzzlewit

Good old, AJ, always good for an early day gem of tautological flatulence

B4

Those exact reasons apply to Hillary and consequently she was NOT elected and Trump WAS elected. #TRUMP2020!

aj0201

B4, thanks for confirming those are the reasons Trump was elected.

aj0201

You’re right. I misread that. However, those reasons may or may not apply to hillary. They most definitely do to Trump. And at various times, his believers admit all of those things. “We didn’t elect him to be our pastor,” “we didn’t elect a pope,” “he says it like it is” “ other countries need to fall in line” etc etc.

B4

aj's typical hogwash. And to think he'll have another four years to spew that same nonsense. #TRUMP2020!

James Bond1

Well, you're right about what is taking over our world and I guess that's why I'm more than willing to support Trump...……...he isn't half as bad as the socialists.

houdiniharry

Trump-- employment better, stock market better, retail sales best, economy better, less immigrants flooding our border.. WHAT'S NOT TO LIKE (unless you're the anti-Trumper)

houdiniharry

I voted Trump and will do so again !

aj0201

Trump has done nothing to make those better.

beelog

You realize that the Democrats resumed the hearings, including an invitation to Trump, when they knew he would be attending the NATO meetings. That was planned and intentional.

aj0201

Planned and intentional? Proof? Trump could have sat before the intelligence committee and presented his evidence then. He could have allowed testimony on his behalf then as well. Crying that he is out of the country is stupid because he isn’t going to participate anyway.

Marty_Chuzzlewit

President Trump is correct in not giving even the slightest degree of validity to the Democrat Impeachment Sit-Com by making an appearance or offering testimony.

aj0201

He sure tweets about it a lot. Nearly constantly.

James Bond1

Trump is a step ahead of the socialists and they keep up...…..stumbling along. "WHOOPS"...………..THEY STUMBLED AGAIN.

James Bond1

I don't get it...……….what is it he doesn't understand. Why is our government doing what it's doing. Do we have a budget. Does it mean anything. Why do they have apparently part-budget being "used". How come they get away with it. It sure doesn't get much publicity...…………..but the politicians get to get through to the money...……..What's that San Francisco women...….you know the black lady with several mansions...……….how does she get away with it.

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