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   MeiDei  from Weasel Zippers & Washington Times:
Inciting a race war pays well.

For all its talk of being a street uprising, Black Lives Matter is increasingly awash in cash, raking in pledges of more than $100 million from liberal foundations and others eager to contribute to what has become the grant-making cause du jour.

The Ford Foundation and Borealis Philanthropy recently announced the formation of the Black-Led Movement Fund [BLMF], a six-year pooled donor campaign aimed at raising $100 million for the Movement for Black Lives coalition.

That funding comes in addition to more than $33 million in grants to the Black Lives Matter movement from top Democratic Party donor George Soros through his Open Society Foundations, as well as grant-making from the Center for American Progress.

“The BLMF provides grants, movement building resources, and technical assistance to organizations working advance the leadership and vision of young, Black, gay, feminists and immigrant leaders who are shaping and leading a national conversation about criminalization, policing and race in America,” said the Borealis
September 22 at 15:40 EST .

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   Suejeanne  Medicines were watered down, diluted, not full strength . . .

this was a recent story about the Clinton Foundation supposedly "helping" people with medicines for AIDS but actually, the medicines were not actually up to par - basically, the Clinton Foundation was short-changing the intended recipients -

My Mom and her friend and I were talking about this at dinner this evening, why hasn't more attention been given to this story - it should be really shattering to those who still hang onto the notion of Hillary being "Lady Bountiful" or "Merciful" or really caring about the people who desperately needed this help.

My Mom's friend who will be 95 years old on October 2nd, is a very sharp lady, swims twice a day, reads a lot, is up on things, is French and was in Paris during the war and after - instantaneously, she said "black market" - "like in the movie, 'The Third Man'"

what a brilliantly perfect analogy, I said, as we talked about the movie (my Mom had seen the movie when she and my dad were newlyweds ) - Joseph Cotten's character, Holly Martins, starts out being a loyal friend of Orson Welles' character, Harry Lime -

but as the story unfolds, Joseph Cotten's character realizes he is being loyal to a man willing to see children sentenced to a horrible life after the penicillin they needed turned out to not work. I can just see Hillary up there on the Ferris Wheel, explaining to Huma or Sid or some other still-loyal person why it doesn't really matter - that those people down there are just little dots whose lives are not really significant. Harry Lime is very glib and dismissive about the tragedies wrought by his Black Market enterprises.

So, with Hillary - how cold is that, really, to be willing to dispense AIDS medications which will not help? Is this what it will take for those enabling her to finally part ways?

There is a store down here in the desert called "Black Market White House" - I don't know much about that particular store but I have often thought it was an unfortunate kind of name, not a place where I would want to shop based on the connotation of "black market" - but maybe I take things a bit too much to heart and in all fairness, it may be a perfectly lovely place - it's just me. In any case, should that brand name of "Black Market White House" ever become available on the market, Hillary ought to snap it up - it sounds like a good fit.
September 22 at 00:42 EST .

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   Suejeanne  a letter my Mom sent today -

Dear Mr. Preibus:

I hope this e-mail will somehow get to you and will be one of many you receive from Republicans who are so disappointed with President George H. W. Bush; I hope that you can make President Bush aware of all of us out here who feel this way.

to President George H. W. Bush

Dear President Bush:

I have admired you for many years. So many good qualities.

The many letters to and from your Mother. Your courtship of Barbara and then your beautiful family. The terrible sadness of losing your precious Robin and your years of grief.

All of this, good and bad, made you such a fine person.

I was thrilled when you were elected President and would lead our beautiful United States.

When George W. became President, I was overjoyed. The way he led us through 9/11 was magnificent.

The Bush family was the best. I loved all of you.

When I heard that you and Bill Clinton were getting together, having nice visits, I thought that was wonderful. I told my daughter that now Bill will experience what a good father is and what family is all about.

All of my years of loving the Bush Family is now gone. I cannot believe that people so wonderful could vote for corrupt Hillary Clinton.

My belief in a beautiful man with outstanding character and a perfect family has been destroyed.

I am hurting not only for myself but for our beautiful country that will be destroyed by Hillary.

How could you do this? Someone who is so untruthful and corrupt. She has been doing unthinkable things. Committing crimes since her Arkansas days. You have to know all of this, probably better than anyone else in our entire country.
September 20 at 21:18 EST .

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   WAN2  Although I wasn't as jubilant about our Compassionate Conservatives, keep in mind two things: 1 ) Bush IS 92, and 2 ) It is a Kennedy alone who shared this tidbit...
September 21 at 09:26 EST .

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   StormCnter  Thank you WAN2. I don't believe the story.
September 21 at 13:41 EST .

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   MeiDei  From the past - applicable today?

“The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to such a pass that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love, and in order to occupy and distract himself without love he gives way to passions and coarse pleasures, and sinks to bestiality in his vices, all from continual lying to other men and to himself. The man who lies to himself can be more easily offended than anyone. You know it is sometimes very pleasant to take offence, isn’t it? A man may know that nobody has insulted him, but that he has invented the insult for himself, has lied and exaggerated to make it picturesque, has caught at a word and made a mountain out of a molehill — he knows that himself, yet he will be the first to take offence, and will revel in his resentment till he feels great pleasure in it, and so pass to genuine vindictiveness.”

Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov
Father Zosima to Fyodor Pavlovich Karamazov, father of the brothers Karamazov and Diabolical Narcissist
September 19 at 15:29 EST .

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   WAN2  Trump & The Pope...

Seeking a weekend break from his campaign rallies; Donald Trump jetted to his yacht, which was docked off the coast of Italy. He invited Pope Francis and the press corps on board for a Saturday afternoon cruise.

It was a rather windy day. The Pope's little hat, his zucchetto, was blown from his head and into the water. A crewman began lowering a boat to retrieve the zucchetto. Trump told the crewman not to bother. Trump climbed down the yacht's ladder; walked across the waves, picked up the zucchetto; walked back to the yacht and handed it to the Pope. The Pope and the press corps were amazed! Donald Trump could actually walk on water!

Speculation immediately began as to how ABC, CNN, NBC, ABC, The Washington Post and New York Times would report this miraculous event to the rest of the world.

The next morning the New York Times headline read . . .

September 17 at 17:01 EST .

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   MeiDei  A Lesson in Irony -
   September 17 at 11:57 EST .

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   Calvinesq  Well, I suppose Colin Powell should not expect any appointments to jobs with either a Clinton or Trump administration. His comment re Bill's bimbos still has me chuckling.
   September 15 at 09:29 EST .

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   MeiDei  He's a disappointment.
September 15 at 11:02 EST .

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   GO3  As an assistant brigade adjutant in VN he also helped cover up the My Lai massacre. He'll do whatever it takes to prove his worth, normally to the wrong people. And BTW, you want to know who was the inside source for Bob Woodward's book The Commanders? You guessed it. He was leaking confidential conversations way before it was fashionable. The guy is a creep.
September 17 at 22:29 EST .

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   Jerseytomato  Scooter Libey.
September 21 at 14:09 EST .

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   John C  I want to thank everyone who post on this wonderful web site. I forward many article to local MA democrat politician, who are puppets of the unions or leadership. Many have been in for years and are just waiting out their generous pensions. Could this be the year they are retired. I can hope.
September 15 at 04:57 EST .

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   Tulsa  This is too important to place on the Computers and Tech Issues wall only.

Bulletins Rated Critical (by MS )

Microsoft bulletins MS16-104, MS-105, MS16-106, MS16-107, MS16-108, MS16-116, and MS16-117 are rated as Critical in this month's release.

MS16-104 and MS-105 are this month's Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge bulletins, respectively. These bulletins address a total of twenty-two (22 ) vulnerabilities comprised primarily of memory corruption and information disclosure vulnerabilities. Six (6 ) vulnerabilities are shared, affecting both IE and Edge. The most critical vulnerability affecting both products is a memory corruption vulnerability, CVE-2016-3295, concerns how objects are handled in memory. By directing the user to a specially crafted web page, an attacker could achieve remote code execution.
September 14 at 13:59 EST .

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   Tulsa  Other criticals include patching holes in Abobe and MS Office.

I downloaded all critical and optionals patch Tuesday for Sept., whereas I did not during the Win. 10 push.

While I don't trust MS, I don't see a choice at this point.
September 14 at 16:50 EST .

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   Fireball27  I am completely amazed at how many in the media are trading in any semblance of integrity to cover for Hillary. I hope we can keep calling them out on their constant deceptions and show everyone what really is going on. The videos of Hillary being put into the van is just one. Another is Katie Couric and the editing of the documentary on guns. Today there is a story about the group in the documentary suing Katie, and it is for a lot of money! It will surely show how the media (Katie and company ) tried to put one over on us, the American people. Make sure to tell everyone about this.
September 14 at 00:13 EST .

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   MeiDei  We have Sharyl Atkinson to compensate, thankfully.
September 14 at 13:02 EST .

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   Calvinesq  Another example from a local CBS radio station this morning: The announcers/staff must be so unhappy with all the Hillary health stories that they had to go on and on about Trump's body mass, with comments from some doctor about his need to lose weight! There is no integrity in the media. They want to control the narrative for the Lo-Fo's.
September 15 at 09:33 EST .

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   Gram77  Got a bit of a giggle this morning. Was watching the early news and it showed Ryan Lochte's debut on Dancing With The Stars. Some how protesters about his Rio behavior got in and got onto the dance floor. No one was hurt and of course those people were taken out. Then.........Locthe, who in my opinion has no common sense, told the reporters it was like having his heart ripped out and stepped on. Oh, please, he needs to get on with his life and grow up and stay out of the media.
September 13 at 07:03 EST .

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