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Posts by Twotone

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  • The truth about the Sound of Music family

    03/01/2015 12:08:10 PM PST · 46 of 119
    Twotone to fungoking

    And what’s really sad is that the truth is usually FAR more interesting than what they stick in.

  • The truth about the Sound of Music family

    03/01/2015 11:33:34 AM PST · 19 of 119
    Twotone to Borges; WayneS

    Actually, some people DO think what they see in movies is reality. After Victor/Victoria came out years ago, a friend remarked to me that she didn’t realize Robert Preston was gay. All I could do was stare at her.

    And it’s also the problem with historical dramas, that too many people think the story is true & don’t realize the license taken by Hollyweird. Very annoying.

  • Report: Obama threatened to fire on Israeli jets attacking Iran

    03/01/2015 11:28:41 AM PST · 92 of 105
    Twotone to ought-six

    They are not in my will. It just makes any dealing with them (which is minimal already) very painful.

  • Report: Obama threatened to fire on Israeli jets attacking Iran

    03/01/2015 7:57:48 AM PST · 18 of 105
    Twotone to broken_arrow1

    No, a nation of fools voted this commie usurper into office AND WOULD PROBABLY DO IT AGAIN. I can’t get my own family to see how the media is manipulating them and covering for this Marxist POS. They are happily oblivious to the truth.

  • LEVIN: ‘WE ARE NOT A NATION OF IMMIGRANTS, WE ARE A NATION OF CITIZENS

    03/01/2015 7:11:15 AM PST · 49 of 51
    Twotone to octex

    I would love to see that happen. Do any FReepers have contacts with good Republicans in the house or senate? Being from Oregon, I only have leftists jerks & certainly none of them would be a help.

  • LEVIN: ‘WE ARE NOT A NATION OF IMMIGRANTS, WE ARE A NATION OF CITIZENS

    02/28/2015 9:07:14 AM PST · 19 of 51
    Twotone to Pontiac
  • LEVIN: ‘WE ARE NOT A NATION OF IMMIGRANTS, WE ARE A NATION OF CITIZENS

    02/28/2015 8:42:08 AM PST · 7 of 51
    Twotone to GrandJediMasterYoda

    I got the following email yesterday, transcript of a Mark Levin show...scary stuff!

    Here is the transcript of her call to the Mark Levin show which I typed up. You can listen to the show here. Click on Thursday 2-26-15.

    Begin Transcript:
    Mark Levin: Yesterday you may recall we had a call from a lady named Sue who was invited (apparently unbeknownst to the President’s folks) to listen in on a discussion.. a phone discussion… at a rally that was taking place of some sort about immigration - Sue how are you?

    Sue Paine: I’m very good Mark, thank you for having me on the show.

    ML: Now Sue, who can also be heard on WCBM on the weekends I learned, Sue Paine - Sue we don’t have a lot of time so go ahead and summarize what took place on that call.

    SP: Well what took place on the call was there was the Task Force on “New Americans” which Obama established on November 21st, remember when he went to Las Vegas the media said he was signing an Executive Order for five million illegal aliens to become “deferred”. In reality what he did was sign a ‘memorandum’ that created the task force on ‘New Americans’ which was going to implement his Amnesty for the five million illegals which I believe is going to be more than that Mark. I believe he [Obama] he was planning, and on these conference calls it became clear that he’s looking at 13-15 million to give protection and move (them) along to citizenship.

    What happened in the conference calls was there was a representative from 16 members of his (Obama’s) Cabinet, so there was 16 representatives there and Cecilia Nunez was on the first call. And they began to…

    ML: Hold on now. And she is a top Advisor to the President on this and a former official with LULAC - err, or LaRaza. LaRaza.

    SP: LaRaza. And she is chairing this task force. And so what became clear is that once these illegals come out of the shadows so-to-speak, their communities that they are living in now are going to be REDESIGNATED as ‘Receiving Communities’. And what this task force is designed to do is to create a ‘welcoming feeling’ among these Receiving Communities’ to bring in these ‘immigrants’, bring them out in the open, but the Receiving Communities will then soon morph into what was established as an ‘emerging immigrant community’. And to do that what they said was that we need to start looking at the ‘immigrant’ as a ‘seedling’, and the ‘seedling’ could grow and the ‘seedling’ needs to be in fertile soil.

    ML: Okay let’s hold on, we got the ‘seedling’, the fertile soil in these ‘new communities’. Good Lord this sounds like Plato’s Republic. It sounds like Marxism. It sounds like Mao’s China.
    [commerical break]

    ML: So Sue, we have these special little communities, these ‘seedlings’ and fertilizer and then what?

    SP: Well eventually the ‘seedlings’ will take over the host and the immigrants will come out of the shadows and what I got from the meetings was that they would be pushing the citizens into the shadows. They would be taking over the country, in fact one of the members of the Task Force actually said that ‘We would be developing a country WITHIN a country’. There was a couple of buzz words that were really disturbing to hear, that was one of them. One was from the White House Spokesman said that “Immigrants need to be made aware of the benefits they are entitled to” which led to another comment saying that this group that Obama is going to pardon or give Amnesty to, would not be interested in assimilating, they would NAVIGATE NOT ASSIMILATE. And go into…

    ML: Okay stop there, that is very very important. So these are officials in the White House talking about people not assimilating but ‘navigating’. And you know Sue, this is, this plays right into what Obama was saying and I played a clip of that, where he’s - he’s…again he’s not talking about assimilation either. He’s actually talking almost - though he doesn’t use the word about CONQUERING. Did you get that impression?

    SP: Oh yes. Especially when it became very clear that the ‘Receiving Communities’ would be morphing into the ‘Emergent Immigrant Communities’. And he also, there was also a couple of things that were very disturbing. One was that as soon as this decision is pushed through, these ‘immigrants’ need to be treated as refugees. They need to be given cash; they need medical care; they need to use a credit card to pay for any documents that they need. And also we need to convince state and local governments to cut these people no interest loans, with taxpayer dollars so they can then pay for their papers, as if we were funding our own destruction here.

    ML: This is amazing. And what amazes me Sue is how this is progressed, how advanced the strategy is. Obviously it has been in the works for years and years. It’s just incredible. I mean… and if you hand’t been in on this phone call we wouldn’t even know about this.

    SP: No, you wouldn’t. It was a series of three calls, and Mark also - they said there was going to be a great deal of ‘older immigrants’ in this batch, and that we needed to make sure that the ‘Receiving Communities’ knew that the older or elderly unskilled that can contribute to these ‘Receiving Communities’ and that the government should understand that immigrants need to “age successfully”… “Immigrants in successful aging” and we need to get them into Social Security as soon as possible, so they can “Age Successfully” within their country within a country.

    ML: This is unbelievable what is going on inside this country, inside the gates of the White House without any authority, without any knowledge of the American People. I feel like this is a completely surreptitious government. I feel like we’re the one’s in the shadows. I feel like we’re the ones being cut out of the information flow.
    Like I said this is no Republic. I don’t know what the hell this is. Now Sue Paine via WCBM…

    SP: Well now…

    ML: Hold on now, are you posting this information anywhere?

    SP: Uhmm no I haven’t done it, the WCBM program I would get Pat McDonough, Mark is a Godsend to the State of Maryland. He is the guy who…

    ML: I know but Sue, I am trying to find out if people can get this information. They are going to be contacting us…. are you going to post anything?

    SP: I have not posted anything. If they want to contact me…..

    ML: No, no no… slow down now. If you do post something you will let us know.

    SP: Oh yeah….

    ML: I don’t want 300,000 people trying to contact you. It would be much better if you guys post some information that you just told me so we can send people to a link.

    SP: Yes I agree with you. And also Mark one more thing in closing, I just want to say that what is scary about this vote that is going on right now about the Homeland Security (DHS) and funding or defunding Obama’s Executive Order is that they spoke in this call Mark about their willingness to “LEVERAGE FEDERAL FUNDS” , and what I got from that was, if this thing goes through and they fund Homeland Security (DHS), then all these Cabinet offices would be willing to just leverage their funds.

    ML: Yeah, it’s very important that you and Pat McDonough write this up, get it up on a website at WCBM and then you’ll let Mr. Producer know and we will link to it. Can you try and do that?

    SP: Yeah, I’ll do that and try to get something to Richard, and I really appreciate you giving us the time to educate the citizens because this is an insidious thing Mark.

    ML: Oh, it;s stunning, Your information is crucial. I never heard of all this before. All right Sue, give my best to all my brothers and sisters at WCBM and my buddy Tom Marr.

    SP: I will and thank you again Mark. Bless your heart.

    ML: Allright, God bless you. Wow, do you believe this? We shouldn’t be surprised. It’s not a question of being surprised, it;s a question of being stunned… at just how extensive these activities are. Just how pervasive they are. Going on in the shadows. This isn’t our government. I don’t know what the hell this is. The radicals are in control. Well, there you go.
    Transcript End.

    Corresponding the terms Sue Paine used in that call are confirmed right here From the WH.gov site itself:
    Presidential Memorandum — Creating Welcoming Communities and Fully Integrating Immigrants and Refugees

    There is established a White House Task Force on New Americans (Task Force) to develop a coordinated Federal strategy to better integrate new Americans into communities and support State and local efforts to do the same.
    ...
    Sec. 2. Mission and Function of the Task Force. (a) The Task Force shall, consistent with applicable law, work across executive departments and agencies to:
    (i) review the policies and programs of all relevant executive departments and agencies to ensure they are responsive to the needs of new Americans and the receiving communities in which they reside, and identify ways in which such programs can be used to increase meaningful engagement between new Americans and the receiving community;

    (ii) identify and disseminate best practices at the State and local level;

    (iii) provide technical assistance, training, or other support to existing Federal grantees to increase their coordination and capacity to improve long-term integration and foster welcoming community climates;

    (iv) collect and disseminate immigrant integration data, policies, and programs that affect numerous executive departments and agencies, as well as State and local governments and nongovernmental actors;

    (v) conduct outreach to representatives of nonprofit organizations, State and local government agencies, elected officials, and other interested persons that can assist with the Task Force’s development of recommendations;

    (vi) work with Federal, State, and local entities to measure and strengthen equitable access to services and programs for new Americans, consistent with applicable law; and

    (vii) share information with and communicate to the American public regarding the benefits that result from integrating new Americans into communities.
    Then there is this link of EXTENSIVE information provided by a fellow from Mark Levin’s Facebook site:
    There Is No Executive Order! For Amnesty — It Is Far Worse

    Translation of Obama’s comments on his ‘executive actions’ on Amnesty: “Even though the United States lets in more legal immigrants per year than almost all the rest of the countries in the world added up…we are going to accelerate the process.” In the second memorandum, “Creating Welcoming Communities and Fully Integrating Immigrants and Refugees,”7Obama provides an overview of the plan to accelerate legal immigration and to naturalize over 13 million Legal Permanent Residents before the 2016 Presidential election.

    From the presidential memorandum signed in Las Vegas:

    Section 1.White House Task Force on New Americans
    (a) There is established a White House Task Force on New Americans (Task Force) to develop a coordinated Federal strategy to better integrate new Americans into communities and support State and local efforts to do the same. It shall be co-chaired by the Director of the Domestic Policy Council and Secretary of Homeland Security, or their designees.

    The Director of the Domestic Policy Council is Cecilia Munoz, the former Executive Vice President of La Raza,8 the well-known pro-illegal alien organization.9 Working with the Co-Chairs will be a Task Force of sixteen separate federal bureaucracies. There is no amnesty of illegal aliens. What the Obama Administration is doing is worse than an “Executive Order on Amnesty.”

  • Joe Bastardi's Saturday Summary

    02/28/2015 8:36:11 AM PST · 4 of 15
    Twotone to Excellence

    Wonderful news! Prayers up for a good recovery & a long life.

  • Oregon's signature solar energy (scam) project built on foundation of false hopes and falsehoods

    02/28/2015 8:16:46 AM PST · 21 of 27
    Twotone to hiho hiho
  • Vox Avoids S-word in Venezuela Crises Photo Essay

    02/26/2015 5:56:28 PM PST · 2 of 6
    Twotone to PJ-Comix

    This really is a textbook case for socialism, totalitarianism, communism. All of which our children are being taught is a good thing. Instead what is happening is hidden from those who would most benefit from the information.

  • Should French Quarter cigar bar get a pass from New Orleans City Council?

    02/25/2015 3:20:54 PM PST · 11 of 31
    Twotone to BBell

    Nanny Staters in the Oregon legislature are trying to pass a bill requiring the licensing of any business that sells tobacco products or ‘inhalants’. They would come under the control of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission. They’ll never give up trying to control everything.

  • Bob Dylan's New CD-Shadows In The Night

    02/24/2015 11:46:23 AM PST · 19 of 60
    Twotone to a fool in paradise

    OMG, that’s awful. I’ll stick to Frank.

  • Is Sweden's Missan the world's oldest living cat?

    02/23/2015 5:20:25 PM PST · 27 of 31
    Twotone to Patriot777

    We have an old lady about to turn 21. She’s a little deaf now, & when she wants us to do something she yells...LOUD. Sometimes she comes up behind me very quietly & then cuts loose. It’s a miracle I haven’t left a hole in the ceiling.

  • Widow shoots, kills intruder a week after getting a gun for self-defense

    02/23/2015 5:15:38 PM PST · 5 of 13
    Twotone to smokingfrog

    I hope the son doesn’t get charged with being a ‘straw buyer’ or illegally transferring a gun. That’s what they’re trying to do to us in OR - make sure we have to do a check every time you hand your gun to another person.

  • Kitten Vs. A Scary Thing

    02/22/2015 10:02:16 AM PST · 4 of 23
    Twotone to EinNYC

    Absolutely. I had to go back & watch again with the screen enlarged. Kittens are the cutest critters!

  • Kitten Vs. A Scary Thing

    02/22/2015 9:57:06 AM PST · 2 of 23
    Twotone to Slings and Arrows

    Kitty ping...

  • Kitten Vs. A Scary Thing

    02/22/2015 9:56:49 AM PST · 1 of 23
    Twotone
  • Draven Rodriguez, Teen Behind Viral 'Laser Cat' Yearbook Photo, Dies at 17

    02/21/2015 6:33:57 PM PST · 22 of 43
    Twotone to Secret Agent Man

    Some of us have more internal grit than others. We all have trials. Some of us handle them better than others.

  • Draven Rodriguez, Teen Behind Viral 'Laser Cat' Yearbook Photo, Dies at 17

    02/21/2015 5:51:57 PM PST · 8 of 43
    Twotone to DJ MacWoW; iowamark

    Looking back, I think it’s partly because of our suburban lifestyle. Especially if you’re raised outside of the church. There’s no way to feel that you can change your situation. Nothing to look forward to but the drudgery of life.

    Depression was due to heredity for me. But it is almost impossible to tell someone suffering that things WILL change & life CAN be wonderful. You just have to hang on.

  • Draven Rodriguez, Teen Behind Viral 'Laser Cat' Yearbook Photo, Dies at 17

    02/21/2015 5:29:20 PM PST · 4 of 43
    Twotone to DJ MacWoW

    I was suicidal at a young age. I didn’t act, as I knew the impact it would have on my family. Maybe that’s the difference between girls & boys. You really don’t feel that there’s a possibility that things will be better.

  • Venezuela's final death throes

    02/21/2015 12:33:24 PM PST · 3 of 19
    Twotone to DanMiller

    When I was in 2nd grade in Falls Church, Virginia I went to school with the daughter of one of Venezuela’s embassy staff. I’ve been interested in Venezuela ever since. So sad to see what’s going on there...

  • Head of Oregon Ed Dept OKs teen ‘pony play’ fetish sex-ed

    02/19/2015 6:00:22 PM PST · 6 of 12
    Twotone to ClearCase_guy

    It’s just the news story. But here in Blue Oregon, I’m amazed one tv channel had the guts to run this story.

  • Head of Oregon Ed Dept OKs teen ‘pony play’ fetish sex-ed

    02/19/2015 5:30:17 PM PST · 1 of 12
    Twotone
    Interesting video at the site.
  • SuperCat

    02/17/2015 5:21:57 PM PST · 5 of 13
    Twotone to Slings and Arrows

    Snow Kitty ping...

  • Joe Bastardi's Saturday Summary February 14, 2015

    02/14/2015 1:33:26 PM PST · 6 of 29
    Twotone to Excellence

    Sorry about your kitty! :-(

    We have an old lady (21) that got a tumor on her arm - cancer & inoperable. But she’s lived with it for four years now, amazingly. It doesn’t seem to bother her. At least not as much as the arthritis in her hips & back. We always keep her warm, which she appreciates.

  • Islamic institute catches fire in southeast Houston

    02/13/2015 9:54:03 AM PST · 39 of 67
    Twotone to cripplecreek

    I’m surprised a Muslim building would have insurance, since they believe it is wrong.

  • Top Democrats call on Oregon governor to resign

    02/12/2015 6:22:06 PM PST · 20 of 21
    Twotone to zeebee

    “A democrat asking another democrat to resign for ethics reasons?”

    Only because it’s a forgone conclusion that he will HAVE to resign. This will give Courtney & the others cover later on. Otherwise, they’d hang tough like the Dems always do.

  • Democrat Strategist UNLOADS: My Party Is The ‘Dictator To The Common Man’

    02/10/2015 12:11:19 PM PST · 1 of 19
    Twotone
    Article & video of the interview. Interesting...
  • Is this the cutest place on earth? Tourists can walk with six breeds of foxes [truncated]

    02/09/2015 7:29:17 AM PST · 16 of 34
    Twotone to C19fan

    We have foxes in our neighborhood. We’ve only seen them a few times, slipping through the yard. Very pretty. I just hope they don’t decide to make a meal of one of our cats.

  • The "no difference" theory is dead

    02/09/2015 7:19:27 AM PST · 5 of 57
    Twotone to NetAddicted

    Probably nothing.

    For what it’s worth, I know a young man raised by a lesbian couple (I worked with one of them & became friends). They did a terrific job, & he is now happily married with two kids & running a successful business. On the other hand, I know plenty of folks raised in traditional families who are just total messes.

    I would certainly agree that being raised by a homosexual couple isn’t optimal, but there are plenty of sub-optimal situations out there. Some people will come through okay & others won’t.

  • Flying Dogs

    02/08/2015 5:51:05 PM PST · 10 of 34
    Twotone to blueunicorn6

    Very funny!

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 8 February 2015

    02/08/2015 11:39:13 AM PST · 126 of 146
    Twotone to ROCKLOBSTER

    No, I’m not a man, but I appreciate the sentiment. :-)

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 8 February 2015

    02/08/2015 8:44:49 AM PST · 67 of 146
    Twotone to CDB

    I suggest pronouncing it like ‘douche’.

  • Democrats should welcome a Scott Walker-led GOP ticket [will break back of conservative base]

    02/06/2015 10:33:04 AM PST · 61 of 92
    Twotone to Cincinatus' Wife

    From the article the WaPo linked to...

    “The expected shortfall for the next two-year state budget starting in July has risen to nearly $1.8 billion, or about half of what it was when Gov. Scott Walker took office in January 2011.”

    Isn’t that an improvement?!

  • American woman hostage held by ISIS 'killed by Jordanian air strike'

    02/06/2015 10:01:08 AM PST · 20 of 42
    Twotone to C19fan

    I’d rather die that way than sit & have my throat slit by an ISIS executioner.

  • Minimum Wage Hike Closes San Francisco Bookstore

    02/03/2015 5:58:51 PM PST · 18 of 22
    Twotone to Extremely Extreme Extremist

    “Although all of us at Borderlands support the concept of a living wage in principal and we believe that it’s possible that the new law will be good for San Francisco — Borderlands Books as it exists is not a financially viable business if subject to that minimum wage.”

    The owner still hasn’t re-thunk his leftist leanings. Some folks just never learn.

  • How Do Cats Deal With Being Weightless?

    02/03/2015 5:29:09 PM PST · 27 of 36
    Twotone to Jamestown1630

    My morning routine involves watering our kitties as I get ready for the day. One wants to drink out of the tap. One wants to drink out of the bowl. Two others want to drink out of a specially provided cup. At least it gives me something to do while I brush my teeth.

  • The Super Bowl Ad Report Card...The best and worst commercials of 2015.

    02/02/2015 3:42:10 PM PST · 39 of 50
    Twotone to al_c

    Yea, the Pete Rose ad made me laugh out loud & for at least 15 seconds after it ended. Very funny!

  • Oregon Democrat calls for police psych evals ‘once a year’ after Ferguson

    02/02/2015 12:05:01 PM PST · 23 of 28
    Twotone to Kyle Olson

    Our legislators should get a psych evaluation. Most are not fit for office.

  • Oregon Democrat calls for police psych evals ‘once a year’ after Ferguson

    02/02/2015 12:03:30 PM PST · 22 of 28
    Twotone to Salvation

    Oregon ping...

  • Adriana Cohen: No man better than John Bolton for our top job

    02/01/2015 9:08:07 AM PST · 3 of 32
    Twotone to Pearls Before Swine

    Yes, I agree. SoS in a Ted Cruz administration. :-)

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 1 February 2015

    02/01/2015 8:57:56 AM PST · 60 of 112
    Twotone to Morgan in Denver

    Hillary against Michelle - I think that might be enough to kill the Democrat Party!

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 1 February 2015

    02/01/2015 8:29:27 AM PST · 56 of 112
    Twotone to rodguy911

    You have to figure that his people have made full use of their positions to find ways to ‘leverage’ others on their behalf. And Zero isn’t one to become a wall-flower. He’ll want some other venue to stay in the limelight.

    We’re not going to be rid of him in two years...unless a determined effort is made to sideline him.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 1 February 2015

    02/01/2015 8:17:31 AM PST · 50 of 112
    Twotone to bray

    A president of either party will probably need to find a way to ‘dispose’ of Zero. After all, he won’t be like Bush & recede into history. He’ll be out in the media doing everything he can to move the leftist agenda forward & continue the destruction of the US.

    It would be funny if Hillary ended up having to do that!

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 1 February 2015

    02/01/2015 7:59:13 AM PST · 39 of 112
    Twotone to patriotspride

    “He’s the only president who I could see actually moving to a foreign country after he leaves office....”

    My dream is that the incoming Republican president launches an investigation into Zero’s background, finds that he was not a legal citizen, & forces him to leave the country.

    Not likely, I know. But I can dream...

  • Forget Climategate: this ‘global warming’ scandal is much bigger

    01/31/2015 8:33:41 AM PST · 7 of 32
    Twotone to molson209

    No money in calling it weather. No grant money, no tax money. Our newly elected batch of leftist idiots can’t wait to pass a carbon tax & new fuel standards, basing it on this nonsense.

    Truly, people should be going to jail for fraud. Michael Mann & the others should have to re-pay all the grant money they’ve received over the years, & fined on top of that for the wasted money spent by our overseers due to this scam.

  • Forget Climategate: this ‘global warming’ scandal is much bigger

    01/31/2015 8:16:30 AM PST · 1 of 32
    Twotone
    Excellent graphs at the site showing the 'adjustments' being made to skew the record.
  • SHAPIRO: Will Republicans Go The Way Of The Whigs?

    01/30/2015 3:18:49 PM PST · 38 of 51
    Twotone to BenLurkin

    Also a good name.

  • SHAPIRO: Will Republicans Go The Way Of The Whigs?

    01/30/2015 2:04:57 PM PST · 9 of 51
    Twotone to Vendome

    I left once before but came back. And as long as there’s a possibility of a Ted Cruz administration I’ll stick around.

  • SHAPIRO: Will Republicans Go The Way Of The Whigs?

    01/30/2015 1:55:43 PM PST · 1 of 51
    Twotone
    Freedom Party sounds pretty good.