Dear KAG: 20200805 Open Thread

Just in case people here haven’t seen multiple angles of this:

Hmmm…. Intrigue…. This one seems appropriate.

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Ridiculing the other side, on the other hand…well….


From the Prophet Jeremiah, Chapter 31, verses 10-13

Hear the word of the Lord, O ye nations, and declare it in the islands that are afar off, and say: He that scattered Israel will gather him: and he will keep him as the shepherd doth his flock.

[11] For the Lord hath redeemed Jacob, and delivered him out of the hand of one that was mightier than he. [12] And they shall come, and shall give praise in mount Sion: and they shall flow together to the good things of the Lord, for the corn, and wine, and oil, and the increase of cattle and herds, and their soul shall be as a watered garden, and they shall be hungry no more. [13] Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, the young men and old men together: and I will turn their mourning into joy, and will comfort them, and make them joyful after their sorrow. 

As always, prayers for the fight against that which seeks to enslave us are welcome.

Please include: President Donald Trump, the Q team, our soldiers in the field, special forces, tactical units, members of the Cabinet, first responders and those working behind the scenes.

Looks like it’s closing in on time with all the winning going on.

502 thoughts on “Dear KAG: 20200805 Open Thread

    1. “OMG, it’s beautiful!”


      After gas giant Jerry Nadler proclaimed the violence to be a “myth” generated by Republicans and Trump, the Senator from Macadamia Child Whorehouse Mazie Hirohito said “hold my beer” at a Senate hearing yesterday:

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      1. Remember how Reagan fired all the air traffic controllers….(made one of our pilot friends an off-the-wall crazy Liberal) …unfortunately, the teachers are under the school boards that appear to be infiltrated with as many Communists as the classroom.
        But, the “power of the phone and pen” (ie federal funding) works just as well for Trump as it did for Obama.
        At this point, I’m very doubtful I would trust a Public school teacher with my children’s education. Did you see the young teacher who couldn’t answer when America was discovered and freely admitted she did not use the approved curriculum but rather her (Communist, liberal ) “own version”.

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  1. Last night I read the comment about leftist art, illustrated with a clip of naked individuals running around in circles with their fingers up one another’s butts.

    After my husband and I recovered from the hilarity this inspired (really, I literally couldn’t manage to speak for awhile due to uncontrollable giggles) I realized….of course they would celebrate this….it almost perfectly illustrates their mindset as they attempt to reason and rule.

    I’m just surprised that they displayed it so openly,

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        1. U City is famously Jewish.

          Unfortunately, the Jewish people do not tend to vote Republican……no matter what.

          Hopefully, that is changing,

          If it does, to me, that will be one of the needed miracles.

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          1. LM
            “U City is famously Jewish.
            Unfortunately, the Jewish people do not tend to vote Republican……no matter what.”
            I always wondered a people who was persecuted are attracted to the democrat party the party of past slavery and KKK.
            How is that possible? Have they not learned from Nazi Hitler persecution?
            Do they think if we become Marxist socialists that they will have preferential treatment or equality?
            No they will not and they find out when it is to late.

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    1. They’re quoting €36,5 Million. Considering what we’re paying to the Refauxgees (so they can feel at home here, and make our country a $#!thole just like theirs), I’d say that number is off by a factor of 1000. In other words, €36.5 BILLION!!!

      And that’s not counting the pain, suffering, injuries, terror and fear, and other damage inflicted by the Mozzies upon rape victims, stabbing victims, extortion victims, and victims of other crimes committed by the followers of Mo-ham-head…..

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  2. dropping this here before I go back and see what I missed…
    back from my weekly walmart banana run. I wore a mask today (we started brewing the pinot noir a few days ago and the fermentation always triggers my sinuses for the first few days. so rather than endure the looks and stares of the Karens, i wore a mask.)
    but I wasn’t satisfied, just looking like a sheep…so occasionally as I walked up and down the aisles, I made a baa-baa sound. if anyone looked at me, I looked around quickly and asked–did you hear it TOO???
    so, yeah, I was giggling under my mask and having a good time…till i got to the checkout.
    now the draconian measures walmart was taking before are somewhat gone. they don’t have someone else cleaning every shopping cart–but they have the wipes available like they did pre covid.
    and they used to have only every OTHER checkout open–to allow adequate spacing–today they had the 3 checkouts open in the center and it was crowded-beginning of the month stuff.
    but dang the senior citizens were PISSED today. i asked the woman in front of me why–they got us used to the self checkouts and now they won’t accept cash–gotta used a damn card, she said. the older guy in the next line said, they claim it’s the coin shortage–but (he was pointing at the bank inside the walmart) there’s a bank RIGHT THERE! he was very mad and after he checked out…he stormed to the customer service desk and YELLED about it to the manager.

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    1. “….and now they won’t accept cash–gotta used a damn card….”

      OOOOoooooh I would have a LOT of fun with that!

      First I would heap my cart high with ice cream, frozen food and FRESH FISH…. I do not OWN a credit card so that leaves the cart DRIPPING in the middle of the checkout WHILE I steam off to the manager and SHOW HIM THE BILL!

      And tell him I AM SUING!

      I carry a change purse and have paid EXACT CHANGE IN FULL since Easter.


      This is ALL about DRIVING small businesses out of busines AND THEN driving us to a cashless society.


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      1. last week at walmart, I was able to pay cash but since I didn’t have exact change, I asked the cashier if I could donate the 60 some cents to walmart…lol
        she said that would make her drawer off, and suggested I donate the 60 some cents to Children’s Miracle Network. Awesome, I said let’s do that.
        this week I tried to do that and it wouldn’t go thru the register. she called over a manager and explained what we were trying to do. she said, oh they stopped that.
        now why would they stop that? it eliminates the exact change problem.

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  3. Well, here’s how COLLEGE will work this fall at UVA — and my bet is that LOTS of other institutions are going to do similarly:
    August 4, 2020

    So it appears that the UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA has changed its reopening plan yet again.
    Undergraduate classes will be ONLINE only for the first two weeks, with in-person classes now starting on September 8. Graduate and professional course classes will begin as previously scheduled.
    Here’s the ** interesting ** part:
    In addition to: mandatory CCP Virus testing for ALL students / ALL students, faculty, and staff wearing masks at ALL times / revised class schedules to accommodate reduced in-person class sizes / social distancing everywhere —
    There is now a STUDENT BEHAVIORAL CONTRACT that every student must sign — and,
    There are now PLEXIGLASS SHIELDS installed in classrooms to protect FACULTY members.

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  4. From Yahoo:

    Upheaval in Missouri as Rep. Lacy Clay ousted

    Cori Bush’s victory in Missouri is likely to have far-reaching effects within the Democratic Party as more incumbents wonder whether they too are vulnerable to a left-wing challenge.
    ‘Today, the people won’

    More proof that the Democratic Party got taken over by this radical element.

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      1. I think they got to complacent question is do they go with it or do they fight back?

        “This is no longer my fathers Democratic Party. It got hijacked” was what someone said to me last time.

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    1. This is extremely troubling, although it is hard to see how Clay was any better,

      The old school Democrats in Missouri, stuffed and complacent with political favors and immunity from any kind of legal repercussions, might be open to switching parties though—if any of them can be weaned from government entitlements and favors.

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  5. FACT checkers…ha!
    Fact-checking organizations have grappled internally with the obvious but usually unspoken challenge in all such efforts: It is unrealistic to expect that any appointed group of fact-checkers has true expertise on all of the topics they litigate. Yet they do so every day.

    Keeping this in mind, the biggest inherent flaw with efforts to fact-check information may lie in the qualifications, bias, and conflicts of interest among the ranks of the fact-checkers themselves. One example is the fact-checking nonprofit First Draft, started by Google at the beginning of the 2016 election cycle. Google is owned by Alphabet, Inc. Alphabet executives and employees comprise a politically active group that ranks among the largest political donors to Democrats in the country. During the 2016 campaign, Alphabet was led by an ardent Hillary Clinton supporter and campaign volunteer, executive chairman Eric Schmidt.

    First Draft is also supported by an array of liberal companies and nonprofits, including the Ford Foundation and George Soros’ Open Society Foundations. First Draft tends to fact-check topics in a vein that’s consistent with its major donors’ opinions and interests.

    18 of the 20 members of Facebook’s oversight board members have ties to Soros’ Open Society Foundations, which have spent billions of dollars on global initiatives aggressively advocating for the progressive side on topics ranging from immigration policy and climate to abortion, gender, and racial policies.

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  6. From Rush’s show yesterday–

    “Now Andrew Cuomo is worried that people aren’t gonna be coming back to New York, that businesses aren’t gonna be coming back, you know why? Because people have figured out they don’t have to be in New York to work in New York, and they don’t have to be in New York and pay exorbitant real estate prices to work in New York, they don’t have to be there. He’s very worried that the tax base is lost.”

    This is spot on. Mid-July I was flying to Washington D.C. from Houston, and my seatmate (one seat between us & wearing masks) told me she was going to D.C. to put her apartment stuff in storage and prepare her work office for workers to come get their stuff as all were remotely working. She was remotely working in Houston and returning there to work remotely indefinitely. I did not ask what her job was and she didn’t volunteer.

    I am sure that there are thousands doing this and with the “peaceful demonstrations” in city centers with the murals painted and statures gone, workers will not be returning either. The cities tout their “cultural” offerings with museums, theaters, and restaurants. The most leftist liberal media headquarters are in these big cities. These “cultural” meccas also have the largest sidewalk community (homeless) populations.

    My experience has been that people working in these fields tend to be outspoken liberals and SJWs, and the restaurants are magnets for illegal alien workers (read Anthony Bourdain’s books). I am still incensed at VP Pence’s treatment by the actors in the play Hamilton. I refuse to watch it even if free on TV.

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    1. Some of us actually tolerate the liberal nuttiness for access to the cultural institutions. In order to survive as a classical musician, you pretty much have to be in the cities or have access to them.

      And I believe part of the downward spiral in culture is lack of access to fine art. Not many here will agree, but I can make a case for it.

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      1. Yes. We need more literal culture warriors who – even just through silence – make right-culture more appealing than woke culture bent on self-destruction. Create the alternative that speaks for itself by simply being – NOW.

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      2. “….part of the downward spiral in culture is lack of access to fine art….”

        No it was the DELIBERATE ATTACK on Fine Art!

        THE 45 COMMUNIST GOALS AS READ INTO THE CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, 1963 (Read all 45 and you will see they have ACHIEVED ALL OF THEM! 😱 )

        17. Get control of the schools. Use them as transmission belts for socialism and current Communist propaganda….

        18. Gain control of all student newspapers.

        20. Infiltrate the press. Get control of book-review assignments, editorial writing, policymaking positions.

        21. Gain control of key positions in radio, TV, and motion pictures.

        22. Continue discrediting American culture by degrading all forms of artistic expression. An American Communist cell was told to “eliminate all good sculpture from parks and buildings, substitute shapeless, awkward and meaningless forms.”

        23. Control art critics and directors of art museums. “Our plan is to promote ugliness, repulsive, meaningless art.”

        24. Eliminate all laws governing obscenity by calling them “censorship” and a violation of free speech and free press.

        25. Break down cultural standards of morality by promoting pornography and obscenity in books, magazines, motion pictures, radio, and TV.

        26. Present homosexuality, degeneracy and promiscuity as “normal, natural, healthy.”

        27. Infiltrate the churches and replace revealed religion with “social” religion. Discredit the Bible and emphasize the need for intellectual maturity which does not need a “religious crutch.”

        28. Eliminate prayer or any phase of religious expression in the schools on the ground that it violates the principle of “separation of church and state.”
        32. Support any socialist movement to give centralized control over any part of the culture–education, social agencies, welfare programs, mental health clinics, etc….

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        1. My point is that ACCESS is limited – and a lot of Americans just don’t care. Great art is still out there, but it is not in the sight or means of the vast majority of Americans who don’t see its worth because they’ve never been exposed. It’s not just the ephemeral, but the historic record.

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          1. That is why I included SCHOOLS.

            As a kid we went to museums as school trips. I was living near White Plains so we went to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Natural History every year. We had ‘art appreciation classes’ in music and art too as a required courses.

            Once the Commies get control that DIES…. Even the great pictures in kids books got ‘updated’ to CRUD and what they did to music was HORRIBLE.

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  7. There’s new fires everywhere today:

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    1. The Library


      Ronna McDaniel
      I am pleased to announce that the RNC, @TeamTrump and @NVGOP have sued to stop implementation of Democrats’ radical election abuses in NV. #AB4 will destroy the confidence every voter deserves to have in our elections!

      Harold Wren

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      Look at the date of the closing of the mint. This announcement was for public tours but when banks tried to order coins – they have been told the mint is closed.
      View of new 2020 $1 coins being minted:
      They don’t look like anything we’ve seen before. These coins started in 2018 … could this be in preparation for NESARA?
      Think about this – paper money is easy to reprint, but coinage has to be minted… could it be that the mint was closed to re-tool and prepare to mint new coinage? Could it be that coins have been short due to the need for the metal to re-produce coinage?
      There is a lot of stuff being blamed on the Virus – is the coin shortage really due to COVID??

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    2. Dollar coin is increasingly playful – these images on a predictable path of technological celebration, as POTUS is working to revive Kennedy-era thinking.

      I’m not seeing anything that worries me, but I would not be surprised if pennies were phased out and dollar coins became the new quarters of real life.

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      1. I know there’s been a desire to phase out paper ones for quite a while, and the population resists it. I’ve traveled enough, frankly, a dollar coin doesn’t bug me. I think it may be time to deposit all this change we have around here, though.

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        1. It’s the weight, the bulk and, for some people, the inability to see the small print on the coins. Personally, I much prefer paper, especially if you are “Storing” it.

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      1. After a fashion, yes. For a couple years on the chat boards there’s been rumors of a new currency backed in gold in accordance with NESERA Law, which may or may not exist. The reality is that the 16th amendment was not actually ratified and there is some evidence that the 17th wasn’t either. So, Mnuchin is moving to absorb the fed, it is assumed.

        I’m just watching for now, but there are indications that the something big promised us may be this. Moves are being made in the gold and silver markets that indicate something is up.

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      1. There’s been a movement for several years now to give “life (career) experience” people accreditation to reach in various higher learning institutions, and not insisting on teaching credentials. Experience over theory. In general I agree; however, there’s a lot to be said about basic teaching skills, especially how to create the right kind of exam.
        As we know just in current political polls, asking the right questions is critical for a fair measurement of learning.

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  8. y’all are gonna want to read this zeroHedge piece


    …”Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said on Wednesday that Democrats “continue to push their $3 trillion-dollar wish-list that even their own Democratic colleagues brushed off as absurd.”

    According to Meadows, the concessions made by the White House are “far more substantial” than those made by Democrats.

    * * *

    In classic Trump Administration form, President Trump and his aides are trying to pressure Democrats into caving and supporting the White House’s trillion-dollar stimulus plan that would restore the additional $600 weekly unemployment benefit, by seeking to convince the leadership that they will try to cut them out of the deal entirely.

    Yesterday afternoon, Politico reported that team Trump was looking into using an executive order to re-appropriate money already appropriated by Congress and instead redirect it toward restoring the federal money for the unemployed, as well as potentially restoring the federal moratorium on evictions. Last night, Trump told reporters that yes, all of this was true – except that the team was also considering a suspension of payroll taxes, something the president has long insisted upon, despite the fact that there’s almost no support for the proposal in Congress.

    Prodded about all of this on Fox & Friends Wednesday morning, Trump again insisted that for all the help he was getting from the Democrats, he “may do it myself.”

    “Well, I may do it myself,” Trump said in an interview with Fox & Friends on Wednesday. “I have the right to suspend it, and I may do it myself – I have the absolute right to suspend the payroll.”

    And now, with the possibility of an executive order eliciting the typical “he can’t do that!” reaction from the mainstream press, Fox Business correspondent Charlie Gasparino – who we suddenly need to pay attention to again following his reports on TikTok last Friday – has just tweeted that not only is Trump 100% going for it with the executive order strategy (he’s seriously considering an executive order to extend the stimulus bill, but without any involvement from Congress), the president also thinks he can get Microsoft and TikTok to pay the US government as part of a deal.”

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  9. John M. Reeves
    BREAKING re: Flynn en banc
    1) The DC Circuit just entered the attached order regarding the Flynn en banc oral argument. It shows at least some of the judges are concerned that Judge Sullivan has become biased, and needs to disqualify himself. (cont)

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    1. John M. Reeves
      2) The relevant part of the order declares that the parties shall address “the effect, if any, of 28 USC 455(a) and 455(b)(5)(i) on the District Court judge’s Fed. R.. App. P. 35(b) petition for en banc review.

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      1. John M. Reeves
        Replying to
        3) Below is a link to Section 455, with the relevant portions highlighted. (cont)

        John M. Reeves
        4) Section 455(a) declares, “Any…judge…shall disqualify himself in any proceeding in which his impartiality might reasonably be questioned.”

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        1. John M. Reeves
          5) Section 455(b)(5)(i), in turn, declares that a judge must also disqualify himself if he “[i]s a party to the proceeding, or an officer, director, or trustee of a party.”

          John M. Reeves
          6) This indicates that the DC Circuit is concered that by petitioning for en banc review, Judge Sullivan has rendered himself a party to the case, and has thus disqualified himself from further overseeing the district court proceedings.

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      2. Pat, is this the tweet you’re posting?

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        1. It’s part of a thread, very long one… including comments – remember to remove *


          Also, there is another thread by Reeves indicating his thoughts on POTUS’ nomination to circuit court


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          1. yeah I didn’t want to post the tweet actually. (trying to save space, or something or another technical –hell it could be saving private ryan for all i know…)
            i wanted to provide a copy of the actual order–but it’s a pdf and wouldn’t let me.

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      Washington Examiner

      “Whatever the precise charge size, this is unquestionably one of the largest nonnuclear explosions in history.”

      The explosion in Beirut that has left at least 150 people dead had the force of 1,000 to 1,500 metric tons of TNT.
      Beirut explosion ‘had perhaps 10% of the intensity of the Hiroshima bomb,’ specialists say
      Experts from the University of Sheffield believe Tuesday’s explosion in Beirut may have carried about 10% of the strength of an atomic bomb.
      3:43 PM · Aug 5, 2020

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  10. Justice Department Retweeted
    US Attorney Erin Nealy Cox@USAttyNealyCox
    Today, I was invited to testify before the @SenJudiciary on “The Right to Peaceably Assemble: Protecting Speech by Stopping Anarchist Violence.”

    Here are my opening remarks:
    U.S. Attorney Erin Nealy Cox Opening Remarks at Senate Judiciary…

    U.S. Attorney Erin Nealy Cox Opening Remarks before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on the Constitution hearing entitled “The Right of th…

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  11. Justice Department Retweeted
    US Attorney SDFL@SDFLnews
    Former Guatemalan Official Who Used Drug Trafficking Proceeds and Other Dirty Cash to Bribe Corrupt Politicians Charged in Miami Federal Court





    Former Guatemalan Official Who Used Drug Trafficking Proceeds and
    Miami, Fl. — South Florida federal prosecutors have charged a former Economics Minister of Guatemala, Asisclo Valladares Urruela, 44, with helping to launder close to $10 million of illegal drug

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  12. Justice Department@TheJusticeDept

    American Darknet Vendor and Costa Rican Pharmacist Charged with Narcotics and Money Laundering Violations

    American Darknet Vendor and Costa Rican Pharmacist Charged with
    A dual U.S.-Costa Rican citizen and a Costa Rican citizen, both of whom reside in Costa Rica, were indicted by a federal grand jury in the District of Columbia for their illegal sales of opioids on

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  13. Justice Department@TheJusticeDept

    Imperial Pacific International and MCC International Saipan Executives Indicted on Federal Charges
    Imperial Pacific International and MCC International Saipan

    Three executives from Imperial Pacific International (IPI) and MCC International Saipan have been indicted on federal criminal charges, including Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act

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  14. Senate Cloakroom@SenateCloakroom
    Leader McConnell has filed cloture on Executive Calendar #645 John Peter Cronan to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York.

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  15. Leader McConnell@senatemajldr
    Our country is facing bigger problems than whether Malibu gets to upgrade its street-sweepers. Struggling families need help now. Democratic leaders must stop blocking aid to Americans over their unrelated left-wing wish list.
    McConnell mocks Malibu for seeking stimulus funding to help with electric car conversion

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., expressed incredulity on Wednesday after receiving a letter from the tony beachside California city of Malibu asking that funding be included in the…

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        1. ATTN: kalbokalbs

          On March 23, the Nevada State Board of Pharmacy requested an emergency regulation from Governor Steve Sisolak to limit the prescribing of hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine for use treating and preventing COVID-19. The emergency regulation was signed by Governor Sisolak later that day, going into effect immediately.

          On July 21, the Nevada Board of Pharmacy noted that the emergency regulation had expired and was no longer in effect.

          What this means for people with lupus
          With the expiration of the emergency regulation, Nevada does not currently have any policies regarding the prescribing or dispensing of chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine.

          Last updated: July 30, 2020

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          1. Appreciate the information.

            Dailyt email to idiot Sisolak hammers on making HCQ available for Covid treatment (in and out patient) and as a preventive. Won’t do any good, but I do email the asshoe daily.

            The Lupus folks are full of shit. There is no shortage of HCQ. Simply don’t buy it.

            HCQ is easily available. IF not through regular chanels, such as pharmacies ordering then obvious fixes are available.
            – NV FEMA cazar call FEMA and ask for help.
            – Asshoe Sisolak call either VP Pence or President Trump with a HCQ request. It would be filled, immediately.
            – IF NV Fema or shithead Sisolak didn’r get the HCQ needed, all they have to do is call the YSM, Wacky Jacky or Masto. PRESTO, HCQ would be made available quickly.

            Since MARCH, the Sisolak HCQ hoarding has been wholly ignorant, purely driven by politics.

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            1. I never did and don’t buy the Lupus/RA fears or claims of shortages of HCQ.

              My point is that the Lupus Foundation of America says that since 21 Jul, there are no restrictions on HCQ from the asshoe Gov. So, Nevada doctors should be able to script HCQ and Nevada pharmacies issue HCQ for CHICOM-19 without Nevada state government intervention.

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              1. Yes. Lupus and asshoe Sisloak full of it.

                LAst I heard, HCQ was ok in NV for in patient use only.

                Out patients have to wait until they are on their death bed, admitted to a hospital to get HCQ.

                We both know, HCQ is most effective as a preventive or within the first 1-6 days of Covid.

                Sisolak continues to act as if he hates Nevadans.

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  16. Things that make you go hmm….

    Blackstone to acquire for $4.7 billion
    4:15 PM · Aug 5, 2020


    (Reuters) – Blackstone Group Inc (BX.N) said on Wednesday it agreed to acquire genealogy provider Inc from private equity rivals for $4.7 billion, including debt, placing a big bet on family-tree chasing as well as personalized medicine. is the world’s largest provider of DNA services, allowing customers to trace their genealogy and identify genetic health risks with tests sent to their home.

    Blackstone is hoping that more consumers staying at home amid the COVID-19 pandemic will turn to for its services….

    The deal is Blackstone’s first acquisition out of Blackstone Capital Partners VIII, the largest-ever private equity fund that raised $26 billion from investors last year. has more than 3 million paying customers in about 30 countries, and earns more than $1 billion in annual revenue. Launched in 1996 as a family history website, it harnessed advances in DNA testing and mobile phone apps in the following two decades to expand its offerings.

    Blackstone is buying from private equity firms Silver Lake, Spectrum Equity and Permira. Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC, another investor, said it will continue to maintain a significant minority stake in the company.

    The acquisition’s price tag represents a significant jump to’s valuation from four years ago, when Silver Lake and GIC invested in the Lehi, Utah-based company at a $2.6 billion valuation.

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    1. From wiki:

      The Blackstone Group Inc. is an American multinational private equity alternative investment management and financial services firm based in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. As the largest alternative investment firm in the world,[4] Blackstone specializes in private equity, credit, and hedge fund investment strategies.[5]

      Blackstone’s private equity business has been one of the largest investors in leveraged buyouts in the last decade, while its real estate business has actively acquired commercial real estate. Since its inception, Blackstone has invested in such notable companies as Hilton Worldwide, Merlin Entertainments Group, Performance Food Group, EQ Office, Republic Services, AlliedBarton, United Biscuits, Freescale Semiconductor, Vivint,[6] and Travelport.[7]

      Blackstone was founded in 1985 as a mergers and acquisitions firm by Peter G. Peterson and Stephen A. Schwarzman, who had previously worked together at Lehman Brothers. In 2007, Blackstone became a public company with a $4 billion IPO, becoming one of the first major private equity firms to list shares in its management company on the public stock market.[8] Blackstone is headquartered at 345 Park Avenue in Manhattan, with eight additional offices in the United States, as well as offices in Dublin, Düsseldorf, London, Luxembourg, Paris, Sydney, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai, Mumbai, and Dubai.[9]

      As of 2019, the company’s total assets under management were approximately US$545 billion.[10]:14 In April 2019, Blackstone disclosed it was converting to a corporation from a publicly traded partnership.[11]

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      1. is a Mormon site. The Mormon Church provides free Ancestry memberships for its church members, but not sure of an affiliation beyond that.

        For some reason tracing families is very important to the Mormons. I only know this because I did a lot of geneology work for a family member who converted to Mormonism.

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  17. Julian’s Rum 🥃 Retweeted
    BREAKING: Wisconsin Governor calls in the National Guard to serve as primary election poll workers amid pandemic

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    1. This is a country wide problem as many poll workers are retired persons over 60. Essentially we are going to have a lot of new poll workers this election. Room for trouble likely abounds. Democrat poll workers will likely also need additional training on how to cheat and not get caught.

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  18. Vatican Drops God to Reach Wider Audience

    VATICAN CITY ( – The Vatican omitted “God” from a 4,000-word document on the Wuhan virus pandemic in order to reach “the widest possible audience,” Church officials claimed in a statement published Thursday.

    “We want to enter human situations, reading them in the light of faith and in a way that speaks to the widest possible audience — to believers and non-believers, to all men and women ‘of goodwill,'” Pontifical Academy for Life spokesman Fabrizio Mastrofini argued.

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  19. I E T ∞@MrBOTUS_520
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    · 2h

    Pres Trump signed the Great American Outdoors Act this morning, the largest-ever bipartisan investment into our national parks & public lands. He called it the “Biggest bill ever passed by far”. Is this in direct correlation with the Act of 1871 & our sovereignty being restored?


    I E T ∞ Retweeted
    I E T ∞@MrBOTUS_520
    If only people knew what he was doing

    He’s taking back our country and land for us.

    ACT OF 1871
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    Donald J. Trump@realDonaldTrump

    · 10h
    For those that thought I wasn’t into the Environment, this is the biggest bill ever passed, by far. I wonder if this will silence the Fake News? Probably not!…

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    It just got NASTY FOLKS!

    Hey @tedwheeler, I’m a little confused. Are Antifa blocking the streets to vehicle traffic authorized to do traffic stops and then attack vehicles?

    Was this an illegal attempt at a traffic stop or not?…

    An ANTIFA on a motorcycle cut into a pk-up truck as ANTIFA started to pound on the slowed down truck. The driver STOMPED ON IT and drove off WITH THE BIKE attached to his front bumper.

    ANTIFA followed the guy home and he had to stand them off with a gun.


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    1. Of that thread Brian ASKS:
      “Take this 2 tweet thread linked below viral, please.

      Let’s get this information out so the media can’t hide it.

      Each and every one of you can get the linked thread to 100,000 views by the end of the day if you do your part….

      I have currently almost 225,000 followers.

      If I can get at least 100,000 of them to RT that two tweet thread, we can FORCE the media to cover what is going on in Portland **away** from the courthouse.

      We can DO this, people.

      RT! RT like the wind!”

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  21. Has anyone else seen this kind of bumper sticker ‘make american green again’ but I think there was a Q on there at the end. And the car was a pick up.

    Pro Trump?

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  22. 🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄

    Michelle Obama Says She’s Suffering From “Low-Grade Depression” – Blames President Trump

    From the article:

    Obama said she is suffering “low-grade depression” because of quarantine, ‘racial strife’ and of course the “hypocrisy” of the Trump Admin.

    I’m waking up in the middle of the night because I’m worrying about something or there’s a heaviness,” she said.

    “I try to make sure I get a workout in, although there have been periods throughout this quarantine, where I just have felt too low,” she added.

    Obama said she has been going through “those emotional highs and lows that I think everybody feels, where you just don’t feel yourself.”

    “These are not, they are not fulfilling times, spiritually,” she said. “I know that I am dealing with some form of low-grade depression.

    “Not just because of the quarantine, but because of the racial strife, and just seeing this administration, watching the hypocrisy of it, day in and day out, is dispiriting.”

    Michelle Obama said it is “exhausting” to be “waking up to yet another story of a black man or a black person somehow being dehumanized, or hurt, or killed, or falsely accused of something.”

    “And it has led to a weight that I haven’t felt in my life, in a while,” she said.

    She also praised the violent rioters destroying cities.

    Using her influence to divide and pull everyone down. She must think people are really stupid, too. This is just…🤮

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    1. Michelle Obama: “I remember with fondness my boat tour on the Seine River in Paris. I was so much more happier then” **fondles U.S. East Coast tour guides while speaking**


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    2. Everyone has cabin fever… isn’t Big Mike just throwing gasoline on a raging fire, esp with remarks about blacks being dehumanized?


  23. Flag of United StatesBeer mugFlag of United StatesSean USMCSDI Flag of United StatesBeer mugFlag of United States
    Ellen DeGeneres: White men are the problem in America

    Me: Then why are you trying so hard to look like one?

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  24. Paul Sperry
    BREAKING NEWS: Durham and his team of investigators still have not interviewed central #Spygate suspect John Brennan or former top Obama Justice official Sally Yates, who cleared two of the fraudulent spy warrants on Trump adviser for submission to FISA court

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