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To all the amnesiacs complaining about President Donald Trump playing golf, it was a rare event when former President Barack Obama wasn’t on the golf course.

Lots of smoke

It does not matter if people are warned that tobacco is harmful. Yes, tobacco kills people in various ways, but leave people alone to make their own foolish decisions. They know the risks they are taking when they eat too much, drink too much, drive too fast, bungee jump, buy and carry guns and so on. Life is full of decisions. It is our own personal choice; don’t blame just tobacco or guns.

Keep it away

I see the News-Press has let the Associated Press back on the headlines of the front page. And why? To tell us how many of our women want to kill their babies. Get this trash from the Associated Press back off the first page. Our local reporters have been doing a good job with it for the last several months. Let’s keep it that way.

Vandalism problem

The St. Joe City Council needs to admit there’s a vandalism problem in the Downtown area. I recently attended a wedding downtown, in the middle of the afternoon, and three pairs of licenses were stolen off vehicles parked in the Civic Arena parking lot. Plus, trash and litter is all over the place. … St. Joe will never make the list of places you must visit.

Pay it back

I hope the Democratic candidates dropping out of the presidential race put their money where their mouths were with the millions of dollars of leftover campaign donations. By law, they cannot keep it for personal use. They can donate it to charity, or keep it to run for office later. How about paying off some students’ college debt with it, since they were all promising to make college free and pay off all the debt with taxpayers’ money if elected?

Value of life

Yes, it is a shame when you are expecting a deformed baby, but that is only a small reason for abortions. My granddaughter was expecting a baby boy with a bad heart, but she chose to have him and hold him for a few minutes instead of just throwing him away. And it gave her memories that she will never forget. He lived for just 10 minutes, and would have been 11 years old now.

Founders

I have a question about the Founding Fathers of this country. How could they sit there and claim that all men are created equal when they owned slaves themselves? When they had people in bonds and chains, and they allowed slavery to come to this country, but yet they put down on a piece of paper that all men are created equal. Very good question, isn’t it?

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aj0201

Forecasting firm Moody’s Analytics estimates that Trump’s trade war with China has already reduced U.S. employment by 300,000 jobs, compared with likely employment levels absent the trade war. That’s a combination of jobs eliminated by firms struggling with tariffs and other elements of the trade war, and jobs that would have been created but haven’t because of reduced economic activity.



The firm’s chief economist, Mark Zandi, told Yahoo Finance that the job toll from the trade war will hit about 450,000 by the end of the year, if there’s no change in policy. By the end of 2020, the trade war will have killed 900,000 jobs, on its current course. The hardest-hit sectors are manufacturing, warehousing, distribution and retail.

aj0201

Hahahahaha!



https://twitter.com/leeholly81/status/1171552738104270850?s=21

aj0201

In 31 months, Trump has had 2 defense secretaries, 2 acting defense secretaries, 2 secretaries of homeland security, 2 acting secretaries of homeland security, 2 secretaries of state, 1 acting secretary of state, 2 CIA directors, and 3 chiefs of staff. And 2 AGs and 3 acting AGs.

zzsnot303

so what....

WakeUpUS

So Vaj0201's desperate.

zzsnot303

Student loan experts warned the House that the student debt crisis is now a “trillion-dollar blackhole” and was hurting the financial system.

“Every 28 seconds, another borrower defaults… like kerosene on a fire, student debt is … tearing our country apart,” stated Seth Frotman, former student loan ombudsman and the executive director of the Student Borrower Protection Center. “We cannot continue to be lobbied into believing that the companies getting rich off the misery of millions of Americans are not part of the problem… [and] the trillion-dollar black hole in our financial markets.” .....so, why don't students work part time jobs and pay for their college themselves ? i did , all 10 years of it. most students are LAZY and expect NOT to pay their loans

aj0201

Part time job to pay for college? Hahahahaha! When did you go to college, 1963?

zzsnot303

most likely before you were hatched

zzsnot303

oh right..you were too lazy to work..

jdw64485

Yes, 1964.

zzsnot303

A survey conducted by the Pew Research Center in the summer of 2018 found that 62% of South Africans view immigrants as "a burden" on the country "because they take jobs and social benefits." The poll also showed that 61% of South Africans believe immigrants are more to blame for the nation's crime than other groups.

WakeUpUS

Webster's Dictionary:

'RACIST' (rA-Sis-T), noun. 1. 'One who is NOT a Democrat.', 2. 'One who does NOT agree with Democrat falsehoods.' [huh][whistling]

aj0201

It’s so nice that you see that republicans are racists.

WakeUpUS

They aren't. It was a joke about Liberal Leftists like YOU.

WakeUpUS

Interviewer: "Senator Sanders, Why Do YOU Want to Let Millions of Illegals Into the Country..?".......... Bernie: "Because They Will Do Jobs That Most Americans NO Longer Want To Do.."........ Interviewer: "Like WHAT..?"........ Bernie: "Like VOTE For Democrats." [beam][whistling][lol][tongue_smile]

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]

Colo

Common Complait is either Totally Stupid or Lying!!! Fat Donnie Dementia has Already played MORE GOLF than Obama, Bush, & Clinton COMBINED !!! And Lying Trump has Charges Taxpayers Millions & Millions to play on his Private courses. When Trump isn’t Golfing, he’s either watching Fox Fake Noise or Tweeting Lies!!! Lock Him Up!!

WakeUpUS

Common Colo is either Totally Stupid or Lying!!! Fat ColoGlee-Dementia has Already played MORE GUYS than Obama, Bush, & Clinton COMBINED !!! And the Lying Chump has Charges Taxpayers Millions & Millions to play on his Private orifices. When The chump isn’t Wolfing, he’s either watching Left Fake Noise or Tweeting Guys!!! Lock Him Up!!

zzsnot303

speaking of fat people...a 500 pound woman said a man exposed himself to her while kayaking...first time she ever saw one of those "things"... i believe iti

popski

Off Topic - To those individuals who don't understand what the speed limit is on US 36 from I-29 to the river...it's 55!! Not 65!! Not 75!! Also, you tailgating me in the right lane and flashing your lights isn't going to make me break the speed limit. Yes...I realize part of US 36 left lane is closed so you can't go around me, but in the construction zones, I will not go over the posted speed limits. Maybe it's time you learn a little patience...or leave home 10 minutes earlier so you aren't late to work...

REM541

Some are just too busy to pay attention to those pesky signs that state "loss of l license or $10,000 fine" let alone that speed limit sign.

zzsnot303

i am an "early bird"...but i drive 65 so have "me" time before work to smoke a doobie...OOPS, kidding

aj0201

Best move of the Trump presidency so is the firing of John Bolton as NSA. Way to go President Trump!

aj0201

Or as Trump calls him, Mike Bolton.

Marty_Chuzzlewit

Democrat House Judiciary Committee Chairman Terry Waddler will add this to the committee's impeachment inquiries, obstructing the Taliban

aj0201

Taliban will be easy to find now. Just go to the golf course at Camp David bin Laden. They’re preferred guests.

Marty_Chuzzlewit

They can have the bed Moochie peed on...oh, wait, that was another time, another place

Colo

That makes no sense.... try again

aj0201

Trump had his pee bed flown in from Moscow. But it’s in the Lincoln Bedroom.

Marty_Chuzzlewit

Now aj, you know that isn't true, just another example of yellow journalism by you leftists

aj0201

🤣

Colo

Dumb Donnie couldn’t remember his daughters name 2 weeks ago!! Dementia is Progressing

zzsnot303

yup real soon he will be like Colo

zzsnot303

certainly was needed

Colo

Bolton was a Whacko War Monger

beelog

The CIA is accusing CNN of publishing a "wrong, and completely false" story regarding the pulling of an US spy inside the Kremlin. The story (lie) was designed to hurt President Trump. The CIA rarely comments on news stories, but this story was so blatantly false that they took this extraordinary step.

aj0201

No doubt they were threatened with their job if they didn’t come sour in favor of Trump. That seems to be the way the swamp is working now.

zzsnot303

aj knows all about the swamp...

Colo

No they absolutely are not?!! Bee you’re definitely a Gullible Sucker for Fake Fox Fake Noise

zzsnot303

Richest Would Have Lost Half Their Wealth Under Elizabeth Warren’s Tax Plan

(Bloomberg) -- Billionaires such as Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett could have collectively lost hundreds of billions of dollars in net worth over decades if presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren’s wealth tax plan had been in effect -- and they had done nothing to avoid it.

James Bond1

ZZS……………..I think they are "save". I have been doing some research to justify my "principles" for the stock market...…….my principle is based on "diversification is for idiots" If you read anything about the market, the first thing the "experts" begin to preach is "diversification" I do not belief that is valid. Recently I found a remark by Mark Cuban who said "diversification is for idiots" and I agree. We found some others have also …. Bezos, Gates, Buffett, and also Zuckerberg, Rockerfeller & Carnegie. I believe in "Intelligent concentration" And it works. And, be sure to tell Elizabeth Warren to go away.


zzsnot303

Elizabet Warren go away?? pfftt , i'd love to smack her in the mouth to shut her up. diversification only dilutes your assets..make your choice and go with it..

Colo

And they would Still Be worth Tens of Billions

beelog

Value of life---A touching story which absolutely touches on the value of all life. The child had the gift of life for only a few moments, but is still touching lives with the repetition of the story. God bless you all!

Sociallyunacceptable

Vandalism problem- And it really sucks that you can't go to any of the museums like the Pony Express, the fire station or the Patee House without wondering if you'll be mugged or your car broken into. This town has a lot of history but it has even more hoodlums.

zzsnot303

absolutely correct on that socialist

zzsnot303

Err ... socially mia-hamneedah (korean)

REM541

My 80 year old father went to both in the law two weeks with out a worry. Believe me I think this town has gone to heck, but I think you exaggerate a bit.

sane1

What do you expect from a town that celebrates murderous scum like the demon possessed Democrat, Jesse James.

REM541

Individuals like you.

Colo

Trumps America

aj0201

North Korea firing of two more missiles. Ahh, remember the days of when we were assured by the King of Israel, the Second Coming Of God that NK was no longer a nuclear threat? They fire more missiles now than ever before!

zzsnot303

not to worry aj..a missile won't hit YOUR house...not yet. when it becomes a big deal, i will let you know

REM541

Isn't Sarah Palin keeping an eye on Putin up there in Alaska? Standing on the edge of that bridge to nowhere with a hand full of sharpies.

zzsnot303

nah Todd Palin is divorcing her...yayyyyy

REM541

Don't know what that has to do with it, but I thought after his son beat him up he was hiding. Typical family republicans.

aj0201

GOP=family values party. Just ask Newt.

Colo

Dumb Donnie forgot to send his Weekly Live letter

sane1

Common complaint I know the lord God Jehovah wants our glorious leader to golf as much as he can so that he can maintain that God like physique of his. It eases his mind which is far above this earthly plan. I'm sure when I come before the throne that the Second coming of God and the new King Of the Jews will be sitting on the. T left hand side of God Almighty. The Angel Gabriel told me so in my morning prayers and self flagellation. Trump will be making America paradise like after 2020. The will defeat the demonic Democrats. I'm sure that My favorite news source, Alex Jones, would smell brimstone is he was around them like he did around Hillary and Obama. I truly believe that Alex Jones is a Spirit filled Prophet and should be canonized,

Marty_Chuzzlewit

Repeatedly striking an inanimate object with a club was an essential element of the Mohammedan ritual Obama employed to cause the oceans to recede and the planet to heal.

sane1

Amen! So happy to have like minded people here.

WakeUpUS

Alex Jones is just a man with opinions & assessments of events. He's FAR smarter than you are however, insane1. And the rest of you Leftist propagandists as well. [whistling]

Colo

Obama was a Real President that Didn’t need the Russians to win an election

zzsnot303

real...i'd venture more a give-away CHUMP

beelog

Such a kind and compassionate statement from one on the "tolerant Left".

aj0201

Founders..part of the Christian principles our nation was founded on? The Bible does, absolutely, supports the notion of slavery, just not the type those good Christians of yore supported.

WakeUpUS

Please. Don't listen to Vaj0201's distortion of Christianity. While the Bible acknowledged the existence of slavery, it doesn't endorse it. It does give counsel to those who found themselves in that position.

Many of the Founding Fathers wanted to abolish slavery but knew it would never fly at the time of the formation of the United States, but became involved in the process to end slavery, which eventually did happen. Slavery has always existed (even today), but white Christian Colonial Americans who lived during those days of slavery are the only people I ever see Democrat-Socialists hold 'accountable' for it, even though America historically practiced slavery THE LEAST amount of time of any other nation or civilization, before finally the (Republican) Lincoln Administration succeeded in completing what many had worked towards for decades to achieve. The Democrat Party fought to KEEP slavery alive in America, but Socialist Democrats always keep pointing to the Founding Fathers plantations to draw attention from their OWN history of slavery & their historical formation of the Democrat Militia, the Ku Klux Klan. [huh]

aj0201

You’re not a smart man, are you Forrest?

beelog

Aj--is your comment kind? tolerant" compassionate? Isn't that supposed to be the trademark of the Left? Just wondering.

beelog

Have you noticed that those from the Left posting in this forum always proclaim themselves intellectually superior? They are certainly full of themselves!

aj0201

No it’s not kind or tolerant. It’s truthful. And because I’m anti Trump doesn’t place me on the left.

popski

I'm not sure WUS is wrong. The Bible does NOT endorse slavery. It's also true the Democrats vehemently opposed the abolition of slavery and also opposed desegregation. I do recognize that many of our founding fathers had slaves...and I think that's abhorrent and wrong but I think the anecdotal evidence is there to prove WUS correct in his statement that they were actually opposed to it and helped bring about abolition.

popski

Let me clarify about my remarks of the Bible's "endorsement" of slavery. The Bible acknowledges slavery...does not endorse it. I can acknowledge both homosexuality and abortion exist, but not endorse it or participate in either one.

aj0201

Read Romans 6.

aj0201

I don’t see much in the way of anecdotal evidence to show that the founders did any such thing. Some may have personally held abolitionist views, but they did little to bring about an end to the institution. That seemed to be more of an issue in the mid 19th century.

popski

I agree the Founders didn't do enough to eradicate slavery...and as influential as they were, they COULD have put a stop to it much earlier in our history. Who knows...had they included abolition in the Constitution, perhaps we could have avoided the Civil War...

WakeUpUS

Vaj0201 wrote: "... because I’m anti Trump doesn’t place me on the Left."

Your constant daily criticizing of EVERYONE who opposes the Leftist agenda, & your voting for hiLIARy kinda DOES though, Vaj... [innocent][whistling][huh][tongue_smile]

WakeUpUS

The consensus among historians is that the Constitution would have never been ratified if abolition had been included at the time of it's inception. Though many wanted to see slavery outlawed, it was too soon to bring up that battle while dealing with the Revolutionary War and it's aftermath. It came soon afterwards, though. [huh]

aj0201

Soon afterward? So soon that all the Founders were dead and their children were old.

aj0201

They created the whole system. Slavery was essentially built into the system. And WUS is right. Ratification wouldn’t have happened without those provisions.

WakeUpUS

Vaj0201 wrote: "... Soon afterward? So soon that all the Founders were dead and their children were old."



The abolition of slavery was a PROCESS, not an EVENT, Vaj. I agree, it could have happened FASTER if the Democrats hadn't resisted the process so fiercely. [whistling][huh]

aj0201

The Bible most certainly does endorse slavery, just not in the way you’re thinking.

popski

OK, aj...I get your point...and it's well taken. We are all slaves...the difference is in which master we give ourselves to. Now that I understand your point...it's a good one and one I will apply to my life. Thanks!!

zzsnot303

i umm errr i have a couple of slaves, both dependent on my money

Colo

Ahhh the 3rd Grader is out of IYC lock box!! Hahahahaha

Colo

Wuss the fake Christian

Sociallyunacceptable

And you support the slavery of a tyrannical government that thinks it can steal from one segment of society to support the dregs of that society. Of course, without that mindset you would be unemployed.

zzsnot303

the dregs of society.... some of those appear daily on this forum, i have noticed, and some even have a degree (supposedly)

aj0201

You seem a bit upset sociallyfingered. Such a nonsensical post.

REM541

I think you hit a nerve.

beelog

Democrats constantly assail the people who are successful and create the wealth of this nation, in favor of exalting those who do not achieve and are not successful. No Democrat plan is going to be successful without money, and they are criticizing those who generate that money. Democrats need to ask themselves one simple question: Why are so many people, from everywhere in the world, so dedicated to coming here? It certainly isn't to watch the financial collapse under their leadership.

aj0201

Funny you say that bee given our current President is running up the debt like no other.

Marty_Chuzzlewit

What funds have President Trump spent that weren't first appropriated by Congress? For two consecutive years, under both Democrat and Republican leadership, Congress has had to override the Budget Control Act in order to lavish additional monies on their favored schemes, for Republicans the military, for Democrats their welfare programs. But, you may say, the President signed on to those spending excesses. Yes, but what is his alternative? Shut down the government? Tried that, didn't work when Pelosi refused to budge on his request for funds necessary to secure the southern border. The budget deficits of today will not be substantially diminished until the cost of SSA retirement and healthcare is addressed.

aj0201

🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣. Your selective response here is hilarious. Day after day we read people like JamesBond1 say “Obumer...more debt...43 previous presidents....blah blah blah.” Not once have you bothered to show him the “error” in his statement as you’ve done here. However, we all know that the budget and subsequent deficit and debt are generally tagged to the President, not Congress. I know it’s Congress, you know it’s Congress. In fact, everyone really knows it’s Congress. But it’ll still get tagged to the President

Marty_Chuzzlewit

Odd you would find accurate information "hilarious," especially since you don't disagree with it. You are a very strange person, hatred has poisoned your sensibilities.

James Bond1

aj0201...……………………"blah.....blah...….blah...….blah...…..blah...……..blah no other.....!

aj0201

I agree that it’s accurate information. I find it funny that after all this time of James and other assign blame to Obama for debt you choose now to point out that it’s actually Congress.

Colo

Like your favorite Government of Russia?

beelog

There was a market for slaves in the U.S. But those slaves came from rival tribal warfare where native Africans captured and sold captives as slaves to Arab traders who brought them to America and sold them. Those who bought them were wrong, but so were those who captured and sold them. White Americans were wrong in purchasing them, but equally wrong were those who captured them (other African natives) and sold them in the first place. Slavery was long practiced in Africa before the "market" in America was created.

aj0201

Great. The point is that Christians engaged in the slave trade. They ran it. The Brits even published a bible for slaves that removed portions of the Bible that speak to slavery. That bible found its way to the US.

popski

I might make the point that even though some of those folks may have professed to be Christians, there's no way someone could ACTUALLY be a Christian (which means Christ like) and at the same time, insist on owning another human being. At least that's my take on it.

aj0201

Well, I agree on that. Those professing to be Christian and those who actually abide in Christ are different. My fear is that it is a staggeringly different number.

Colo

Jamesbond is Wrong so Much that everyone Just Expects it now. He’s continued to Make Up Fake Lies about the Entire Obama Family.

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