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  • ‘Bigger Than Watergate’? Both Sides Say Yes, but for Different Reasons

    05/18/2018 6:17:40 AM PDT · 20 of 47
    pburgh01 to Gay State Conservative
    DJT will surely be impeached if the Rats take the House.

    Impeached and then what Mike Pense? I don't think so and it's appearing high unlikely they will retake the House, gain seats sure, but not enough. We just had a flip from D to R in this district, does not portend well for the Dems. It's about the economy, and most folks can't and don't follow the deep state attempts at the Coup against DJT. Its for junkies here on FR other masochists. Let's not be crepe hangers or negative nellies.

  • World's 15 Ugliest Cars

    04/26/2018 11:29:47 AM PDT · 126 of 234
    pburgh01 to All

    Most of the 1960-64 Dodges, the 71-77 Mustangs, 77-84 Dodge Onmis, Any Plymouth\Chrysler K-Car variants, The new Jeep Compass, most any Subaru, most Rolls Royces.

    Some good looking cars, 1955-1967 Corvettes, 1969 Camaro, 1969 Mach 1 Mustang, 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT, BMW M3, 2014-today, Porsche 911..any year, 1989 Lamborghini Diablo, almost any Ferrari, any Aston Martin

  • There’s still hope on global warming — if the world gets to work

    04/09/2018 8:00:24 AM PDT · 8 of 32
    pburgh01 to rktman

    I guess the of the Soy Boy Hitler Youth Hoggg and the Parkland freakshow did not bump their generic ballot numbers for Democrats, back to the other meme to try and get those numbers up. It’s about the memes and manufacturered crisis. Hard sell when we are having the wettest, coldest and snowiest winter in 10 years. Without a culturally and color appropriate messiah or a crisis to latch onto, the Democrats are rudderless.

  • Pope Francis: 'There Is No Hell'

    03/29/2018 9:30:14 AM PDT · 58 of 115
    pburgh01 to JohnT416
    I also do not believe in the doctrine of Hell. Hell is not a word mentioned in the bible. I could go into the exegesis on Scripture and Greek and Hebrew words used in scripture, but it would bore people to death. If you go from the supposition that God is a an angry, spiteful, perfectionist and that your default pre-destination is that fictional Hell then the doctrine makes sense. If Jesus said he has come to save all men, did He add an asterisk to that? He did not. The wage of sin is death, not eternal torment in a fiery place. Jesus came not to save from us Hell but to reconcile us with a loving God. One perspective is still coming from a Old Testament worldview.

    Up to the 4th century, there really was no concept of eternal damnation for man to Hell in the Church. This is a doctrine of Demons and puts people on an exhausting path of works and fretting about their Salvation. Is God about that? Did Jesus say .."It is finished", or did he say "It's finished unless you have no doubt in me, do works, belief in Hell"? This doctrine comes form a Man made idea of Man's Justice on earth. God's fire is used to purify, not to punish. Is God's love conditional or finite? I don't think we could say it is. Hell as a place for Man , of eternal punishment is not biblical, no matter how you extract passages out of context or understanding to buttress your argument.

    One thing those who believe in the Hell doctrine I ask the question..Why would you want that to be true? I asked myself that question and the answers flushed out my hate, anger and thirst for vengeance, never about love and God. Bad fruit brothers, bad fruit on that Hell Doctrine tree.

  • Trump Approval Rating Up

    03/27/2018 10:32:37 AM PDT · 39 of 42
    pburgh01 to gibsonguy
    MSN page had 3 negative articles. One of the 3 was about the Gordian knot of confusion and personalities that is the Russian witch hunt. The MSM has in their fervor to take down Trump made it so hopelessly complicated and boring and the average mouth breather stopped following it 2 months ago. That story is a loser. The other 2 I saw were about 60 minutes and the interview with the pornstar. Like that is going to take down Trump. As an aside my liberal co-worker like most other red blooded American males , Googled her and his response..."Damn she was hot back in the day". Another loser story MSM, nice try. Last article I saw was one about the stupid leftists kid's march on Saturday(Like anyone gave a rat's). Gun control loser issue. Sorry Satanists, but have to try harder and get some new and easier to understand propaganda. MSM..."We need more dead suburban upper middle class teens killed by AR-15s and more Russia, more Russia.".

    I think even the left of center is onto them, their desperation, the NWO flailing around, bleating like sheep. A plurality of Americans hate con men and the MSM is Barnum and Bailey right now, death rattle I hear.

  • Democrats hold double-digit lead for 2018 midterm elections

    03/20/2018 7:04:58 AM PDT · 162 of 172
    pburgh01 to All

    If this thread were toilet paper, I’d wipe my rear with it. Some of you are just negative nellies and mine your enemies for information to get hang dog about. We need to start exposing an banning the posters of this propaganda, like we did with the Never-Trumpers in Summer of 2016. FR was a better place with about 10% of the posters trimmed off and left to wallow and fellate themselves to the dulcimer tones of their own voice.

  • World's Happiest Country Also Has No Carbon Emissions [Bhutan]

    03/15/2018 12:33:00 PM PDT · 19 of 55
    pburgh01 to NEMDF

    Most leftists have an Asian fetish.

  • Lamb vs. Saccone Special Election PA18

    03/14/2018 7:01:36 AM PDT · 852 of 907
    pburgh01 to dowcaet
    It’s sobering for sure but these white working class Dems are voting for their own destruction!

    Get within 10 miles of the city of Pittsburgh and most of white lower middle class are brain-dead, wigger "Yinzer" imbeciles, who care mostly about Steeler's football and eating themselves into a heart attack. There really isn't any "White working class" in Mon Valley anymore, that left in the mid 1980's with the mills closing. Mostly you have partially employed people, sucking off the government teat. The ones that are working mostly changing oil at Pep Boys or stocking shelves at WalMart. Obama recovery type stuff. It's really no wonder the opioid epidemic is the highest in the nations in this district.

  • Trump Tariffs Cost 5 Jobs for Single Job Gained, Analysis Finds

    03/12/2018 11:17:42 AM PDT · 60 of 114
    pburgh01 to wally_bert
    They are raising prices 10% across the board because of the tariff.

    Stop with those facts, you globalists, socialist, negative nellie. Trump has got this, now shut and follow along you. Trump's assumption that we have 100's of thousands of ex steelworkers just waiting around and steel companies with billions in capital just ready to purchase equipment and ramp up production. We have neither, so what it's job training and low interest loans to the steel industry? See the slippery slope? Call me cynical but this was a political move if I ever saw one. Please save me the pieties about "What about defense capability and the ability to purchase materials?". We have enough steel making capabilities to make more than enough tanks, Humvees and artillery pieces. this is a bad move and historical data has proven without a shadow of doubt that in the long run leads to trade wars and overall raising prices of consumer durables and other goods. Petulant politics usually leads to unforeseen consequences.

  • Free Trade

    03/09/2018 5:55:54 AM PST · 9 of 48
    pburgh01 to central_va

    “If protectionism is so bad then why does every other country practice it?”

    This argument is devoid of any sense or logic. Substitute “single payer healthcare” or “a 25 hour work week” for “protectionism”. See how stupid that sounds. Bad ideas are bad ideas and tariffs and protectionism are bad. I’ll put Hong Kong 1960’s up against France or England and their protectionism any day. Some of you need a real primer in economics, read Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith first and work your way up to Milton Friedman. I get some of you love Trump, but let’s not be lemmings or fanboys and park our common sense.

  • Trump signs tariffs proclamation

    03/09/2018 5:41:07 AM PST · 35 of 37
    pburgh01 to Windflier

    This thread full of economically ignorant big government populists....”We love liberal policies until we don’t”. I thought the line here was “Let’s just get government out of the way”. More central planning than Adam Smith here. This won’t bring back steel. Not in any meaningful way. Dismantle the unions by targeted regulation changes and get the stranglehold off of raw materials production. Let’s show the world what we can do once again. This was a bad move by Trump. Oh and blue collar Democrats are a fickle bunch, liberals are liberals. Even Churchill lost an election right after WWII.

  • Cognizant Moves 8000 Jobs Out Of India; Increases Headcount In US

    03/08/2018 9:41:07 AM PST · 24 of 24
    pburgh01 to Rebelbase

    Indians the answer to every question is “Yes”. Seriously, no matter the question they fake understanding what you are saying. The Indian “Miracle” as they call it, is based on Indians getting degrees at Punjabi diploma mills, doing a few years of consulting work and they getting an H1B and coming in an f*cking up your entire organization. Now they are in the IT recruiting space, I get 10 calls a day from them. There are a few competent ones, but to be that way they have to let go their arrogance and laziness and embrace saying No once in a while and asking for help.

  • Oscar Ratings & ‘Red Sparrow’ Sunk By Hollywood’s Liberal Trump Bashers?

    03/08/2018 9:34:54 AM PST · 36 of 67
    pburgh01 to rlmorel

    I saw shape of water and not a bad flick, but really not Oscar worthy. That piece of homosexual propaganda “Moonlight” was no way best picture last year. Hollywood has a formula for Oscar winning, show a minority or better yet a gay minority being picked on by the man, throw in some earth worship Gaia crap and you have Oscar gold. I am going to make a film about a gay, black Jew who works for a NYC non-profit and gets haunted by the spirit of Stonewall Jackson after he wants to take on Big-Coal. I’ll be up on that podium next year.

  • Cognizant Moves 8000 Jobs Out Of India; Increases Headcount In US

    03/02/2018 9:44:54 AM PST · 5 of 24
    pburgh01 to Sirius Lee

    Joke in my business is ...”Can you name one successful Indian software company?”. Indian IT work is like Chinese electronics, cheap, unreliable and will disappoint you if you use it enough.

  • Trump says US will impose steel and aluminum tariffs

    03/01/2018 2:09:36 PM PST · 43 of 66
    pburgh01 to Cobra64
    Different era. Do research on Nucor Steel.

    Boutique mini mill shop. I live about 2 miles from the Monongahela River and about 5 miles form the Braddock,Pa USS plant, one of the last dinosaurs still running. Ask these communities if they want steel back? The are still crawling out for the 1980's . Fool me twice....

  • Trump says US will impose steel and aluminum tariffs

    03/01/2018 2:04:34 PM PST · 42 of 66
    pburgh01 to Mariner
    Do not the national security implications outweigh the price considerations for this most basic material?

    That's a false premise, that unless government protects steel we won't have it to make tanks and artillery pieces. We have adequate steel production for that already. We don't outsource that to China. Still the best steel in the world is made here, the ingredients and production methods are the best. What we don't need is massive government projects or tariffs at astronomical prices to prop up an industry that clearly was not competitive and(or) efficient when it began to go into the crapper in the 70's through the mid 1980's.

    Keynes was wrong like Marx was, in the long term government spending does little for long-term GDP growth and increases the velocity cycle on money and increases inflation.

  • Trump says US will impose steel and aluminum tariffs

    03/01/2018 12:21:16 PM PST · 10 of 66
    pburgh01 to Mariner
    Something sickeningly Keynesian about this. Propose a massive "Infrastructure" plan which will probably be filled with waste and graft and then need billions in steel to rebuilt roads, bridges, tunnels and airports. Just what we need, US steel manufacturers who have shown historically to be bloated and incompetent when it comes to running a tight ship and standing up to unions. Read the book "When the Wolf Finally Came". Chronicles the rise and fall of American steel.

    Second move this week of reactionary polices by The President, first was his proclamation that he will basically be ok with no due process when it comes to mentally ill and guns.

  • Huge Find: Very First 1969 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am Ever Made

    03/01/2018 6:50:12 AM PST · 20 of 38
    pburgh01 to JonPreston

    Never a fan of the Pontiacs, sans the 69 Judge GTO, which was mostly show and some go. In that year I would take a 302 Z28 Camaro, 429 Boss Mustang,428 Cobra Jet Mach 1 Mustang, or a Hemi car(Challenger, Roadrunner,GTX). Just to show you how far technology has come, this TransAm “Muscle Car” has 335 HP, a Ford Fusion Sport Grocery getter with a 4 cylinder has 320HP and can do the 1/4 or 0-60 in less time than the Pontiac and get 28MPG on the highway in leather and air conditioned comfort. The 2018 Dodge Demon on race gas has 820HP, can out of the factory pull the front wheels off the ground and do sub 10 second 1/4 miles.

  • Difference Between Liberals & Conservatives......

    02/28/2018 7:53:37 AM PST · 2 of 11
    pburgh01 to Red Badger

    If a Conservative has a child, he teaches them independent, caring, faithful and respectful...if a liberal has a child they grow up to be Hitler, Goebbels or Himmler.

  • How the NRA beat the kids, again

    02/27/2018 1:16:44 PM PST · 34 of 57
    pburgh01 to real saxophonist

    Pat Cadell about 4 election cycles ago had his 5 pieces of advice to a moribund Democratic party. #1 was gun control is a loser, get off it, no new votes found to mine, most gun grabbers are already Democrats and they vote, no net gain there. The Dems have done internal polling and soon the Parkland Hitler Youth will be silenced after their stupid march. I kind of feel bad all their memes are not working, ...Global warming, #MeToo, trotting out traumatized upper middle class teenagers to shill for gun grabbing.... I take that back I don’t feel bad. Losers deserve to lose.