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  • Is Robert Mueller Doing What President Putin Wants Done?

    02/07/2018 9:46:52 AM PST · by kathsua · 11 replies
    Janitor's view ^ | February 7, 2018 | Reasonmclucus
    I've never given any serious consideration to the ridiculous claim that Russian President Vladimir Putin coordinated actions with Donald Trump's organization to help Trump win the election. The scenario that proponents of this fantasy describe sounds too much like a possible plot for a Leslie Nielsen or Don Adams comedy spy movie. Putin was with the KGB. There is no way he would have conducted such an amateurish operation if he had wanted to help Donald Trump win. He would not have had anyone who could have been identified as being associated with the Russian government contact the Trump campaign...
  • President Trump Should Fire Incompetent Mueller

    12/07/2017 9:40:17 AM PST · by kathsua · 24 replies
    A Janitor's View ^ | 12/06/17 | Reasonmclucus12/06
    Robert Mueller is supposed to be investigating Russian hackers who were spying on political emails during last year's election, but reporters with the Associated Press are doing a better job than he is. The AP reported last week that the Russian hacking group Fancy Bear was spying on more than just political emails and FBI .leaders knew it. The FBI failed to warn the vast majority of hackers' targets that the Russians were reading their emails. The FBI allowed the Russians to spy on the emails of "the former head of cybersecurity for the U.S. Air Force. An ex-director at...
  • Do Roy Moore's Accusers Have False Memories?

    11/29/2017 9:26:09 AM PST · by kathsua · 16 replies
    A Janitor's View ^ | 11/29/17 | Reasonmclucus
    The human brain is an unreliable memory device. It can forget events that happened and remember events that didn't. I don't know if the allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior by Ray Moore 40 years ago are true or not. I do know that it is unlikely he would remember such casual affairs so many years in the past. Many men would forget such affairs in weeks, if not days. A young woman might consider an older man's attention significant, but to the older man the young woman is just another warm body who might be used and forgotten. It is...
  • ALL Stand for the National Anthem

    10/31/2017 12:19:39 PM PDT · by kathsua · 6 replies
    A Janitor's View ^ | October 31, 2017 | Reasonmclucus
    Should those of us who are watching sports events on television stand along with the people in the stadium and possibly join in the singing when someone performs our national anthem? How many of us make a quick trip to the kitchen when the tv sports event announcer asks everyone to stand for the national anthem? How many of us have come to think of the performing of the "Star Spangled Banner" as just a part of the show for us to watch, but not to participate in? I'm wondering if those of us who treat the playing of the...
  • President Trump's "Failure to Communicate"

    10/25/2017 12:05:29 AM PDT · by kathsua · 20 replies
    A Janitor's View ^ | 10/23/17 | Reasonmclucus
    President Donald Trump had a "failure to communicate" when he talked to Myeshia Johnson about the death of her husband Sgt. La David Johnson who was one of the Green Berets killed during a mission in Niger. Trump failed to consider the implications of the concept that "men are from Mars and women are from Venus. Veteran sitcom viewers are very familiar with the basic plot. The man says or does something that those of us of the male persuasion consider perfectly sensible and the wife or girl friend blows her top because the female brain sometimes interprets statements and...
  • Candice Was Pressured to Kill Herself in an Assisted Suicide Because She Has Cerebral Palsy

    10/15/2017 8:32:14 PM PDT · by kathsua · 13 replies
    Lifenews ^ | 10/11/17 | Kevin Dunn
    Wherever you stand on the issue, it’s impossible to ignore the cultural shift in attitude towards euthanasia and assisted suicide. What was once considered murder under the law is now being accepted as medical ‘treatment’ in many countries. However, even the most ardent promoters of these laws are now saying the ‘genie is out of the bottle’ and are severely questioning where these laws have taken society. We’ve all heard the tragic and much publicized stories of people who died by an assisted death. Tragic indeed. However, this film will focus on stories seldom heard in mainstream media: testimonies from...
  • Edward R. Murrow Would Be Ashamed of the People at CBS.

    10/15/2017 7:20:52 PM PDT · by kathsua · 25 replies
    A Janitor's View ^ | 10/13/17 | Reasonmclucus
    Edward R. Murrow used his position as a journalist to expose the anti-communist witch hunt in the 50's. I remember seeing some of the television coverage of the Army-McCarthy hearings. I was too young to fully understand what was going on, but I recognized that Murrow thought something was wrong. If he were alive today, I'm sure he would recognize that the current anti-Russian crusade makes less sense than Sen. Joseph McCarthy's anti-communist crusade in the 50's. There was a Cold War between the United States and Soviet Union in the 50's. There is no good reason for the United...
  • The British Are Meddling! The British Are Meddling!

    10/12/2017 1:27:43 PM PDT · by kathsua · 8 replies
    A Janitor's View ^ | 10/11/17 | Reasonmclucus
    It's increasingly obvious that it's the British, rather than the Russians, who are meddling in American politics. The British are once again using "fake intelligence" to influence American politics. After the 9/11 attack the British used fake intelligence about WMD in Iraq to get President George W. Bush to help them invade Iraq. The British treated rumors about WMD as if they were proven facts. Now they are using fake intelligence to undermine President Donald Trump. Patrick Cockburn in the "London Independent" says the charges about Trump's alleged association with the Russians are based on information that is at least...
  • I Survived an Abortion and Daily Live With the Reminder That Some People Think It’s OK If I Had Died

    10/12/2017 12:44:38 PM PDT · by kathsua · 10 replies
    Lifenews ^ | 10/11/17 | Melissa Ohden
    “In a world where everyone wears a mask, it’s a privilege to see a soul.” I stumbled across this quote weeks ago, and it both struck me at the time and has stuck with me about the incredible gifts that transparency and vulnerability are in our world today. They provide a window to the soul, a connection to people, that is often sorely missing in our technologically driven, fast-paced culture. Although I share my life story in the hopes to inspire others, to shape our culture in respecting and protecting life and healing from our various emotional and spiritual wounds,...
  • Replacing Obamacare

    10/11/2017 9:01:23 AM PDT · by kathsua · 5 replies
    A Janitor's View ^ | 10/10/17 | Reasonmclucus
    President Trump promised to replace Obamacare, but so far has only suggested modifying it. He should replace the Obama approach to health care. Medical costs cause the price of health insurance to be too high for some to afford. Obamacare attempted to deal with high insurance rates by forcing healthy people to buy health insurance. A better approach would recognize that it isn't practical for profit-making insurance programs to pay for expensive to treat chronic disorders such as those associated with alcohol or tobacco use. Special programs could be set up to cover such disorders. Taxes on alcohol and tobacco...
  • Woman Nearly Dies After Botched Abortion Perforates Her Uterus

    10/05/2017 6:29:10 PM PDT · by kathsua · 16 replies
    Lifenews ^ | 10/05/17 | Cheryl Sullenger
    Terri Palmquist noticed an ominous change at the FPA Women’s Health abortion facility in Bakersfield, California, where she regularly stands vigil to pray and offer practical assistance to abortion-bound women. It was October 3, 2017, during their “LifeVigil” prayer campaign organized by Terri and her husband, Tim. She watched as one woman was helped into the abortion facility doubled over in pain, as if she was experiencing the severe cramps of labor – something with which Terri was well familiar as the mother of eleven. It seemed this woman who struggled to walk was experiencing some kind of complication from...
  • Obama Official Admits Meddling in Russia

    10/05/2017 2:00:38 PM PDT · by kathsua · 13 replies
    A Janitor's View ^ | 10/05/17 | Reasonmclucus
    Tom Malinowski, who served as Barack Obama's assistant secretary of state for democracy, human rights and labor from 2014 to 2017, has admitted in a Washington Post article that the United States "meddled" in Russian elections by financing political groups. Malinowski says: "until the U.S. Agency for International Development was expelled from Russia in 2012 [it helped] fund some of the country’s leading nongovernmental organizations. These included the human rights group Memorial, the Committee Against Torture and, most important, given the drama to come, a group called Golos, Russia’s main nongovernment organization for election fraud monitoring." Malinowski demonstrates his imperialistic...
  • Is It Colin Kaepenick's Revenge?

    09/28/2017 8:45:52 PM PDT · by kathsua · 25 replies
    A Janitor's View ^ | 09/28/17 | Reasonmclucus
    I didn't realize how bad the NFL's concussion problem was until many of its players developed kneeling sickness during the singing of the national anthem. . The kneelers claim they are protesting racism, but kneeling is usually done as a form of submission, not a form of protest. In the NFL, a player who fields a kickoff in the end zone will kneel to show he doesn't plan to run with the ball. Late in the game the quarterback on the team that is leading will "take a knee" to run out the clock. Kneeling is what a slave may...
  • The Nazi’s First Victims Were the Disabled

    09/27/2017 11:51:46 AM PDT · by kathsua · 6 replies
    Lifenews ^ | Sep 18, 2017 | Alex Schadenberg
    The sad reality is that people will often forget human history. “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” I think that everyone needs to read the article, The Nazi’s First Victims Were the Disabled, that was published in the New York Times on September 13. This excellent article is written by Kenny Fries, an author who recently published “In the Province of the Gods.” Fries is writing about his explanation to a young German neurologist of the truth about how the Nazi’s T4 euthanasia program killed as many as 300,000 people with disabilities. The killing techniques...
  • Those Who Benefit from Economic Injustice Shouldn't Complain

    09/25/2017 7:58:35 AM PDT · by kathsua · 4 replies
    A Janitor's View ^ | 09/25/17 | Reasonmclucus
    Those athletes who complain about the existence of injustice ignore the fact that they are part of the class whose members may benefit from whatever injustices are perceived to exist. What is considered an injustice varies from one person to another. The use of local taxes to subsidize sports facilities can be considered an injustice. Some of the athletes using the facilities pay more in income taxes than some of the local taxpayers make in a year. The money teams save by not having to pay to construct facilities is available for player salaries. If professional athletes are really concerned...
  • Donald Trump Should Tell Gestapo-like Mueller: "You're fired!"

    09/24/2017 6:12:22 AM PDT · by kathsua · 21 replies
    A Janitor's View ^ | 09/24/17 | Reasonmclucus
    Is Robert S. Mueller III Mr. Mueller the special counsel or Herr Mueller the head of the American Gestapo? His treatment of Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul J. Manafort implies he should be called "Herr Mueller". Mueller conducted a search of Manafort's residence by breaking into the residence while Manafort and his wife were in bed. Such a tactic might have been accepted in Nazi Germany or the Soviet Union It should not be accepted in 21st Century America. The secret police in police states use this tactic to terrorize their victims into confessing they are "witches". Police in...
  • Did Pres. Obama and CIA Help Donald Trump Win?

    09/08/2017 1:41:18 PM PDT · by kathsua · 17 replies
    A Janitor's View ^ | September 8, 2017 | Reasonmclucus
    News stories about purported Russian hacking in the presidential election continue to omit a very important fact. The Russian government has arrested four of the hackers, including Col.Sergei Mikhailov, and charged them with working for the CIA. Thus if Russians did any election hacking it was with the knowledge and consent of the CIA and President Barack Obama. The knowledge received would have allowed the Obama administration to prevent any action that could have affected the outcome of the election. If the president knew terrorists threatened to attack, he would assign federal agents to protect those who might be attacked....
  • Wanton Destruction of Historic Art

    09/05/2017 12:10:53 PM PDT · by kathsua · 7 replies
    A Janitor's View ^ | September 4, 2017 | Reasonmclucus
    The world was appalled when fanatical members of the Taliban blew up ancient Buddhist statues carved into a mountain in Afghanistan. They destroyed the priceless artifacts as part of an effort to eliminate items they didn't considered politically correct. More recently ISIS members have been doing the same thing in Iraq. They have even been destroying historical artifacts other Muslims consider acceptable. Unfortunately, this vandalism oriented mental condition has begun infecting people in the South. The southern vandals have begun destroying Civil War related art such as statues remembering the men who led the Southern states into the disaster known...
  • Fired From Her Job Because She Was Pregnant, My Mother Could Have Aborted Me. But…

    09/05/2017 11:37:50 AM PDT · by kathsua · 24 replies
    Lifenews ^ | Aug 28, 2017 | Maria Gallagher
    When my mother was dying of cancer and could no longer live in her rented house, I had to begin the difficult task of removing a life’s worth of posessions from a home she had lived in for nearly 30 years. I quickly determined that the most pressing need was to rescue the family photographs that documented her life with my father, my sister, and me. Among those cherished pictures was my official “baby portrait.” This was my first photo–the one that introduced me to the world. When I look at that picture now, I think of the drama behind...
  • Those Who Want to Live Only With Whites Should Go Back to Ancestors' Homelands

    08/20/2017 11:15:10 PM PDT · by kathsua · 50 replies
    Janitor's view ^ | 08/20/17 | Reasonmclucus
    This post is a partial summary of the preceding post which contains links for some of the information. The white person's continent is Europe, not American. North America has been a melting pot since the Spanish arrived 500 years ago with African slaves whom they sometimes mated with. The first documented marriage of an African to a North American occurred in Florida in 1525. In British North America the "melting pot" began a century later at Jamestown. The small populations in the early Virginia communities meant that people often had to marry across the black, white and red color lines....