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  • Chinese Marketing/ Crank Calls?

    04/17/2018 8:48:33 AM PDT · by bboop · 33 replies
    Self ^ | today | self
    I have been getting marketing calls in Chinese for the last few weeks. Not recognizing the number, I answer it (I know, not good!). Get a tape in Chinese. Block the call on my iPhone. Blocking seems to have put me on a great deal more phone lists; the calls have proliferated - some are local numbers, some DC. Feedback??
  • Clinton's Assault Victims

    03/26/2018 1:31:34 PM PDT · by bboop · 7 replies
    Self ^ | 3.26.18 | self
    I'd like to see the same care given to Bill Clinton's MANY victims and Obama's Guy Flings as has been given to Smokey Baby. Obviously they are interested in getting the Truth out, no?? Maybe the National Enquirer could handle the interviews, since all of this belongs there AND they seem to be the only ones capable of finding the Truth in a haystack.
  • New Shingles Vax??

    03/24/2018 2:19:15 PM PDT · by bboop · 121 replies
    Self ^ | 3.24.18 | self
    Feedback on the new shingles vaccine? I usually lie low on medical treatment and don't go for 'the latest' treatment on much of anything. But then, I am healthy. Any feedback about this new vaccine? Side-effects? Avoid it? Go for it? Just collecting data here, thanks.
  • NCIS - Michelle Obama!!

    03/24/2018 6:37:44 AM PDT · by bboop · 35 replies
    Netflix ^ | March 23, 2018 | self
    We are still catching up on NCIS, binge-watching. Last night MICHELLE OBAMA reared her ugly mug in a cameo - someone was receiving an award at the White House. It was like having cold water tossed on me. I was so disgusted to find her THERE. I hope she's not on again, going forward. I think we are in Season 13 or so.
  • The Upcoming Royal Wedding

    12/25/2017 7:38:45 PM PST · by bboop · 104 replies
    self ^ | 12.25.2017 | self
    Anyone else feeling a little clamp-jawed at the new Princess Meghan Markle's feeling so free to diss President Trump publicly, from London? And now I read that she and Harry really like the Obamas and want them at their wedding. I think it is tacky and it is certainly not gracious or polite. I bet she has a pussy hat.
  • Catalonia - view from Madrid

    10/14/2017 7:55:42 AM PDT · by bboop · 26 replies
    personal correspondence ^ | 10.11.17 | self
    The president of Catolonia has now taken back his illegal declaration of independence. If he didn't, he would have been arrested or the government would have sent in the national guard. Anyway, now he wants to negotiate over the next two weeks. Here in Madrid, everyone is annoyed with Catalan, there are Spanish flags hanging everywhere which mean that they want unity. Most people here think Catalan is acting very stupid. I don't usually contribute my opinion about it because I don't know enough about the history. But my roommate sais that Catalan is not perfect, they are not innocent...
  • Barcelona's Strong Ties to Radical Islam

    10/03/2017 8:34:50 PM PDT · by bboop · 17 replies
    Politico ^ | 8.20.2017 | Giulia Paravicini
    Barcelona’s strong ties to radical Islam A quarter of those arrested in Spain for having jihadist ties in recent years were in Catalonia. By GIULIA PARAVICINI 8/18/17, 8:44 PM CET Updated 8/20/17, 12:57 PM CET The choice of Barcelona as a target for terrorists came as little surprise to security experts in Spain and elsewhere in Europe because of Catalonia’s links to jihadists and Salafism, a radical form of Islam. Catalonia has been the main hub of jihadist recruitment in Spain for more than a decade and radical Islamists consider it to be occupied land that should be part of...
  • Spain Terror Attacks Put Muslims in Catalonia under Harsh Spotlight

    10/03/2017 8:30:16 PM PDT · by bboop · 3 replies
    NBC ^ | August 21, 2017 | Brinley Bruton
    BARCELONA, Spain — As authorities hunted the driver who plowed into a crowd in the Catalan capital, Barcelona, some have expressed concern that the region's large Muslim population puts it at particular risk from Islamic extremism. An ISIS-affiliated news agency said the terror group took responsibility for the van atrocity, which killed 13 people including an American, and for related attacks that have rocked the area since Thursday. Police believe they have dismantled a terror cell, and have raided an apartment belonging to a Muslim cleric. The father of two of the suspected terrorists involved in the attacks said his...
  • The Islamic Republic of Catalonia

    10/03/2017 8:24:04 PM PDT · by bboop · 22 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | Octobet 12, 2012 | Soeren Kern
    A successful push for independence in the Spanish autonomous region of Catalonia would lead to the establishment of a country with the third-largest percentage of Muslims in Western Europe, just behind France and Belgium, and far ahead of Britain and Germany. An independent Catalonia, with its capital in Barcelona, would also be home to the largest concentration of radical Islamists in Europe; it would emerge as ground-zero for Salafi-Jihadism on the continent and become one of the top incubators for Islamist terrorism in the West. Catalonia, historically one of the wealthiest and most industrialized regions of Spain, has harbored a...

    07/04/2017 2:03:21 PM PDT · by bboop · 27 replies
    self ^ | 4th of July | self
    Just curious for some feedback - CERT volunteers marched in our little Independence Day parade. They offer a course in 'emergency preparedness training.' Seems like a good thing, but I'd like to hear from folks who know. thanks
  • Did anyone else hear Rush just now?

    06/16/2017 11:59:09 AM PDT · by bboop · 160 replies
    self - Rush ^ | June 16, 2017 | self
    Did anyone else hear Rush just now? He was talking about the Wienie Republicans in Congress - why aren't they fighting to protect Trump? Someone told him that they were sure that Trump will be impeached, and they are waiting for Pence. They don't want to line up with Trump and then be black-listed.
  • Drudge gone lib??

    03/25/2017 8:17:08 AM PDT · by bboop · 95 replies
    Drudge + Self ^ | March 25 2017 | self
    So - the last few days, Drudge has really been annoying, to the point that I am starting to think I'll just not go there. Yesterday the headlines went on and on about what a disaster it was to Trump that the Health Care bill went down. I had just listened to Mark Levin, who had some 'on the other hand' way of looking at it, and I was very encouraged it had gone down. I dropped them a note on the 'news tip' box, and it was gone next I looked. The day before there was something else equally...
  • Mark Steyn / Rush interview just now (10:30am PDT 3.24)

    03/23/2017 10:59:21 AM PDT · by bboop · 14 replies
    self ^ | 3.24.2017 | self
    I just heard Mark Steyn interview ("Pete" did he call him?) someone about Nunez telling President Trump that YES, there was surveillance. Steyn did not identify him before he signed off (!) - he was very good, very sure that Nunes did what was appropriate, very sure that the whole thing was very illegal. Anybody catch his name??
  • California Water Woes / and laughs

    02/18/2017 6:04:26 PM PST · by bboop · 13 replies
    self ^ | 18 February 2017 | self
    Here's a funny one. Liberal neighbor has aha moment. She told my husband - a geochemist/ water scientist - 'We thought it was so cool when they took out the Hetch-Hetchy dam (up by Oroville!!) and put in nature trails and little exhibits, so it could be back to the natural way it is supposed to be. But right now that doesn't seem like it makes very much sense. AND all the trails and exhibits were washed out by all this rain and flooding. Husband: "Yes, the humans got lost in the shuffle." Another liberal bitten by reality. For some...
  • Who is Attorney General NOW??

    01/25/2017 7:05:51 PM PST · by bboop · 12 replies
    self ^ | 1.25.17 | self
    Re riots in Portland and the police responding. I was thinking that perhaps the police were threatened by O-Me-Me when protesters walked on the freeway and so forth - that he would sic Loretta Lynch on them. Then I realized that no new AG has been voted in yet, right? Does that mean that Lynch is still in the position? Or is there a pro temp person in right now?? tx
  • What if?

    03/17/2016 11:00:41 AM PDT · by bboop · 15 replies
    self ^ | 317.2016 | self
    So - what if the whole Trump thing is exactly what they did to George Bush, magnified 1000%? They made him out, in the media, on TV, in the blogs - to be a terrible person that NO ONE in their right mind would support. It was part of their strategy, pre-planning if you will, to make darned sure Obama would be elected and people would be wound up. So now it's Trump this, Trump that, Trump is crazy, Trump is hated by all the leaders of all the free world -- followed by "Obama urges people to unite and...
  • Chris Christie is Now Ruined

    03/01/2016 8:21:22 AM PST · by bboop · 76 replies
    The Washington blogs ^ | 2.29.16 | Jennifer Rubin
    Since New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has endorsed Donald Trump, he has been: Humiliated by video showing Trump ordering him onto the plane and telling him to “go home.” Condemned by his former finance co-chair Meg Whitman. (“The Governor is mistaken if he believes he can now count on my support, and I call on Christie’s donors and supporters to reject the Governor and Donald Trump outright. I believe they will. For some of us, principle and country still matter.”) Excoriated for his disastrous TV interview on Sunday. Phrases like “train wreck,” “off the rails” and “disaster” were used to...
  • Amazon anti-Trump Screed

    03/01/2016 7:43:16 AM PST · by bboop · 75 replies
    self ^ | 3.01.16 | self
    Did anyone else get a 'gift' from Amazon this morning of the Washington Post, complete with anti-Trump, anti-Christie, Trump IS KKK, etc. articles? It turned my stomach. Talk about a medium that can reach every home. Talk about unabashed ad hominem attacks. Is there anything left of our Republic if the media is not honorable? Am I asking too much to have a Free Press?
  • Anybody in Las Vegas?

    12/30/2015 5:16:00 PM PST · by bboop · 38 replies
    self | 12.30.15 | self
    I STILL want to know what the Sheriff in Las Vegas knows - what reason the woman who intentionally drove on the sidewalk gave that the Sheriff 'was uncomfortable' sharing. Surely it is not that she had marijuana in her system. I heard she had yelled 'Allahu Akbar' and I believe that is true. I want to know more. Funny how it has dropped into the ether.
  • Americans With No Abilities Act (ANAA)

    04/10/2015 11:36:06 AM PDT · by bboop · 20 replies
    Email from a friend ^ | 9 April 2015 | self
    The Americans With No Abilities Act (ANAA) President Barack Obama and the Democratic Senate are considering sweeping legislation that will provide new benefits for many more Americans. The Americans With No Abilities Act is being hailed as a major legislative goal by advocates of the millions of Americans who lack any real skills or ambition. "Roughly 50 percent of Americans do not possess the competence and drive necessary to carve out a meaningful role for themselves in society," said California Sen. Barbara Boxer. "We can no longer stand by and allow People of Inability (POI) to be ridiculed and passed...