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   Iacta alea est  Anyone have a home remedy for nausea? I'm suffering wickedly since 3 AM? This probably should've been on another wall, but I need relief.
Yesterday at 14:59 EST .

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   StormCnter  7-UP, Canada Dry or Sprite.
Yesterday at 15:06 EST .

   MeiDei  Tea made from fresh peeled ginger root or Ginger Brandy.
Yesterday at 15:15 EST .

   Tulsa  Saltines and ginger ale.

It's very important you stay hydrated.
16 hours ago .

   Suejeanne  As Tulsa said, very important to stay hydrated! Hopefully, you have already recuperated with the help of one of the above remedies - I have always found it helpful to have a ginger ale float or a root beer float - (I like Canada Dry Ginger Ale, sugar free and A & W Root beer, sugar free - A & W has a nice soft foaminess and is good by itself when you have heartburn instead of taking a Tums or something - good to have some in the back of the fridge! Ralph's/Kroger's has a nice selection of sugar-free ice creams (often two for $5.00 in our neck of the woods ).
8 hours ago .

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   Southerner  The cartoon today is the best ever.
Saturday at 17:53 EST .

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   FlatCityGirl  Our first ice storm is hitting Lubbock. We don't have a lot of this kind of weather, and this year it seems to be coming a little earlier than usual.

When the streets and roads ice over here, people who wouldn’t ordinarily have anything to do this afternoon, will suddenly remember an errand they need to run, and of course, the errand is on the other side of town. The easiest way to get to the other side of town is on the Loop, a four-lane divided highway that goes around the city.

There is only one way that anyone should ever be on the Loop: if they have a NASCAR license and a number on the side of their car.

For those inclined to think video of rear-enders and spin-outs is entertainment, they can tune into the local television news tonight and watch of all of the mayhem.

If there is one city in the nation where people should stay off the roads when it’s icy, it’s Lubbock, Texas. Folks don’t do but so good on dry pavement. You ain’t seen nothing until you see what happens when the roads and streets are slick with ice.

And you don’t want to know what happens when the “fly-over,” [the above-ground ramp that takes you from the Loop onto I-27] is slick with ice. It’s called a fly-over for a reason. If you go into the curve a little too fast on dry pavement, you’re looking at a major accident. You do it when the ramp is iced over, and you’ll come to earth somewhere in Hale County.
Saturday at 12:46 EST .

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   Fireball27  But is the Global Warming cause drought over in Texas?
Saturday at 13:37 EST .

   Surfhut  I've never seen an ice storm quite like this one here in OKC. Most city streets didn't ice over because of radiant heat. The trees and power-lines sure iced over. It was pretty, but very dangerous. Branches crashed down all around me. Right now things are starting to melt and chunks of ice are crashing down. Good day to stay inside and make soup.
Sunday at 08:17 EST .

   MeiDei  FCG: 1st reading had me laughing, 2nd had the opposite reaction - you're a good story-teller! Nothing funny about driving on ice, or having branches & wires ice laden. While Hawaii doesn't get ice, when it rains the effect can be the same for the unaware - the roads are made with obsidian = glass-like.
Yesterday at 10:01 EST .

   FlatCityGirl  The ice storm didn't materialize as predicted. We had some icing early yesterday, but the temperature got up, and the rain quit. My sidewalks and patio are dry for the most part this morning.

OKC sure got it, according to the news I'm watching. All those people without power!

The worst ice storm I ever saw was in the Lake Texoma area, Marshall County, Oklahoma. I got trapped at my brother/s-i-l's house at Christmas many years ago. It was three days before I ventured out to head back to Texas. From Ardmore to about half way to Vernon, Texas, the roadsides looked like a war zone with downed power lines and trees and the like.

Y'all stay safe and warm wherever you are. Pay attention to the weather reports. Our big problem here is that when the authorities say driving conditions are dangerous, stay off the roads, people don't listen. Unfortunately, that applies all over the nation.
Yesterday at 10:25 EST .

   Iacta alea est  Dad, Mom and I had a nice Thanksgiving. Mom & Dad complimented me on the meal and I was glad they enjoyed it. Of course they would have been complimentary if I had just warmed up some Dinty Moore Stew. But they got to spend a few hours alone together while I watched football upstairs. I am particularly thankful for the peace that watched over our home. I pray all of you had a similar, bountiful and peaceful holiday. "The peace of God which surpasses all understanding..." may it find you all and watch over you all. Much love to all LDotters.
November 26 at 23:28 EST .

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   MeiDei  No place like home for the holidays ... glad they were able to spend time together in the comfort of their home.
Saturday at 19:06 EST .

   Suejeanne  I am going to post this on my wall so that I can remember who said this today on a thread about President Obama saying that the states can't refuse refugees - very succint and an excellent point!

Reply 42 - Posted by: EQKimball, 11/26/2015 8:55:22 PM (No. 10545010 )

Governors may not keep out Syrian refugees, but mayors may may declare their municipalities to be sanctuary cities?

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November 26 at 23:17 EST .

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   Iacta alea est  May we all be truly thankful for what we have (family and dearhearts like all of you )
November 25 at 12:04 EST .

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   HopeandGlory  I'll second that . . . thank you Iacta, have a great Thanksgiving.
November 25 at 16:46 EST .

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   StormCnter  And I'll third it. A safe and blessed Thanksgiving wish for all who visit here.
November 26 at 06:06 EST .

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   Gram77  Happy and Safe Thanksgiving to all from Gram.
November 26 at 08:17 EST .

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   Surfhut  Hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. For me, it was a relief (and reality check ) to put the stress of my work-life and of our world at bay for a day. A day spent enjoying great food and people I love was wonderful. Playing with our new 8 month old baby girl was icing on the cake!
November 27 at 09:59 EST .

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   RedWhiteBlue  I was going to post this in the JOKES section but then it looks to me more like the real thing instead of a joke.....

Democratic National Convention Schedule

Saturday, 27 August 2016
11:15 AM
Free lunch, medical marijuana, and bus ride to the Convention.
Forms distributed for Food Stamp enrollment.

2:30 PM
Group Voter Registration for Undocumented Immigrants.

4:00 PM
Opening Flag Burning Ceremony
Sponsored by CNN

4:15 PM
Address on "Being the Real You"
Rachel Dolezal, former Head of the Seattle NAACP and
Caitlyn Jenner

4:30 PM
"How to Bank $200 Million as a Public Servant and Claim to be Broke"
Hillary Clinton
4:45 PM

“How to have a successful career without ever having a job, and still avoid paying taxes!”
A Seminar Moderated by Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson
5:00 PM
Medals of Freedom presentation to Army deserter Bo Berghdal
Baltimore Looters
5:30 PM
Invitation-only Autograph Session
Souvenir photographs of Hillary and Chelsea dodging Sniper Fire in Bosnia
5:45 PM
Tribute to All of the 57 States
Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi
6:00 PM
General vote on praising Baltimore rioters, and on using the terminology "Alternative Shoppers" instead of "Looters"
7:30 PM
Announcement of VP Nominee
Chris Stevens, with a quick rebuttal and withdrawal when Hillary realizes she got him killed in Benghazi
8:30 PM
The White House "Semantics Committee" Meeting
General vote on re-branding "Muslim Terrorism" as "Random Acts of Islamic Over-Exuberance"
9:00 PM
“Liberal Bias in Media – How we can make it work for you”
Tutorial sponsored by CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN, the Washington Post and the New York Times with Guest Speaker, Brian Williams
9:15 PM
Tribute Film to the Brave Freedom Fighters still incarcerated at GITMO
Michael Moore
9:45 PM
Personal Finance Seminar - "Businesses Don't Create Jobs"
Hillary Clinton
10:00 PM
Group Condemnation of Bitter Gun Owners.
10:30 PM
Ceremonial “We Surrender” Waving of the White Flag to Afghanistan , Russia , and ISIS .
11:00 PM
Short film, "Setting Up Your Own Illegal Email Server While Serving in A Cabinet Post and How to Pretend It's No Big Deal"
Hosted by Hillary Rodham Clinton
11:30 PM
"How to Offend Christians While Implementing Sharia Law in America "
"Sneaky Joe" Biden

12:00 AM
Official Nomination of Hillary
Bill Maher and Chris “He sends a thrill up my leg!” Matthews
November 25 at 10:52 EST .

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   MeiDei  What do you make of this?
Commanding Generals fired: •General John R. Allen-U.S. Marines Commander International Security Assistance Force [ISAF] (Nov 2012 )
•Major General Ralph Baker (2 Star )-U.S. Army Commander of the Combined Joint Task Force Horn in Africa (April 2013 )
•Major General Michael Carey (2 Star )-U.S. Air Force Commander of the 20th US Air Force in charge of 9,600 people and 450 Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (Oct 2013 )
•Colonel James Christmas-U.S. Marines Commander 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit & Commander Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response Unit (July 2013 )
•Major General Peter Fuller-U.S. Army Commander in Afghanistan (May 2011 )
•Major General Charles M.M. Gurganus-U.S. Marine Corps Regional Commander of SW and I Marine Expeditionary Force in Afghanistan (Oct 2013 )
•General Carter F. Ham-U.S. Army African Command (Oct 2013 )
•Lieutenant General David H. Huntoon (3 Star ), Jr.-U.S. Army 58th Superintendent of the US Military Academy at West Point, NY (2013 )
•Command Sergeant Major Don B Jordan-U.S. Army 143rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command (suspended Oct 2013 )
•General James Mattis-U.S. Marines Chief of CentCom (May 2013 )
•Colonel Daren Margolin-U.S. Marine in charge of Quantico’s Security Battalion (Oct 2013 )
•General Stanley McChrystal-U.S. Army Commander Afghanistan (June 2010 )
•General David D. McKiernan-U.S. Army Commander Afghanistan (2009 )
•General David Petraeus-Director of CIA from September 2011 to November 2012 & U.S. Army Commander International Security Assistance Force [ISAF] and Commander U.S. Forces Afghanistan [USFOR-A] (Nov 2012 )
•Brigadier General Bryan Roberts-U.S. Army Commander 2nd Brigade (May 2013 )
•Major General Gregg A. Sturdevant-U.S. Marine Corps Director of Strategic Planning and Policy for the U.S. Pacific Command & Commander of Aviation Wing at Camp Bastion, Afghanistan (Sept 2013 )
•Colonel Eric Tilley-U.S. Army Commander of Garrison Japan (Nov 2013 )
•Brigadier General Bryan Wampler-U.S. Army Commanding General of 143rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command [TSC] (suspended Oct 2013 )
Commanding Admirals fired: •Rear Admiral Charles Gaouette-U.S. Navy Commander John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group Three (Oct 2012 )
•Vice Admiral Tim Giardina(3 Star, demoted to 2 Star )-U.S. Navy Deputy Commander of the US Strategic Command, Commander of the Submarine Group Trident, Submarine Group 9 and Submarine Group 10 (Oct 2013 )
Naval Officers fired: (All in 2011 ) •Captain David Geisler-U.S. Navy Commander Task Force 53 in Bahrain (Oct 2011 )
•Commander Laredo Bell-U.S. Navy Commander Naval Support Activity Saratoga Springs, NY (Aug 2011 )
•Lieutenant Commander Kurt Boenisch-Executive Officer amphibious transport dock Ponce (Apr 2011 )
•Commander Nathan Borchers-U.S. Navy Commander destroyer Stout (Mar 2011 )
•Commander Robert Brown-U.S. Navy Commander Beachmaster Unit 2 Fort Story, VA (Aug 2011 )
•Commander Andrew Crowe-Executive Officer Navy Region Center Singapore (Apr 2011 )
•Captain Robert Gamberg-Executive Officer carrier Dwight D. Eisenhower (Jun 2011 )
•Captain Rex Guinn-U.S. Navy Commander Navy Legal Service office Japan (Feb 2011 )
•Commander Kevin Harms- U.S. Navy Commander Strike Fighter Squadron 137 aboard the aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln (Mar 2011 )
•Lieutenant Commander Martin Holguin-U.S.
November 25 at 09:51 EST .

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   MeiDei  List above is partial - all fired or forcibly 'retired'. AF list is supposedly longer.
November 25 at 09:54 EST .

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Mike Gallagher is the 8th most recognized talk radio personality in the country, and is heard by over 2.25 million listeners weekly. He compiled and wrote the following essay entitled, “Obama: It was You.”

President Obama:

This is why you didn’t go to France to show solidarity against the Muslim terrorists:

? It was you who spoke these words at an Islamic dinner - “I am one of you.”
? It was you who on ABC News referenced -”My Muslim faith.”
? It was you who gave $100 million in US taxpayer funds to re-build foreign mosques.
? It was you who wrote that in the event of a conflict - “I will stand with the Muslims.”
? It was you who assured the Egyptian Foreign Minister that - “I am a Muslim.”
? It was you who bowed in submission before the Saudi King.
? It was you who sat for 20 years in a Liberation Theology Church condemning Christianity and professing Marxism.
? It was you who exempted Muslims from penalties under Obamacare that the rest of us have to pay.
? It was you who purposefully omitted – “endowed by our Creator ” – from your recitation of The Declaration Of Independence.
? It was you who mocked the Bible and Jesus Christ’s Sermon On The Mount while repeatedly referring to the ‘HOLY’ Qur’an.
? It was you who traveled the Islamic world denigrating the United States Of America.
? It was you who instantly threw the support of your administration behind the building of the Ground Zero Victory mosque overlooking the hallowed crater of the World Trade Center.
? It was you who refused to attend the National Prayer Breakfast, but hastened to host an Islamic prayer breakfast at the White House.
? It was you who ordered Georgetown Univ. and Notre Dame to shroud all vestiges of Jesus Christ BEFORE you would agree to go there to speak but, in contrast, you have NEVER requested that the mosques you have visited to adjust their decor.
? It was you who appointed anti-Christian fanatics to your Czar Corps.
? It was you who appointed rabid Islamists to Homeland Security.
? It was you who said that NASA’s “foremost mission” was an outreach to Muslim communities.
? It was you who, as an Illinois ‘Senator’, was the ONLY individual who would speak in favor of infanticide.
? It was you who were the first ‘president’ not to give a Christmas Greeting from the White House, and went so far as to hang photos of Chairman Mao on the WH tree.
? It was you who curtailed the military tribunals of all Islamic terrorists.
? It was you who refused to condemn the Ft. Hood killer as an Islamic terrorist.
? It is you who has refused to speak-out concerning the horrific executions of women throughout the Muslim culture, but yet, have submitted Arizona to the UN for investigation of hypothetical human-rights abuses.
? It was you who, when queried in India, refused to acknowledge the true extent of radical global Jihadists, and instead profusely praised Islam in a country that
November 25 at 00:49 EST .

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   MeiDei says Mike read this on his radio show - I was sent to him by a fan.
November 25 at 11:16 EST .

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   Suejeanne  Iran #1 cheerleader for the "Death to America" crowd

Speaking of "thousands and thousands" of people - what about all of those brave people in 2009 converging on Tehran to protest the results of the June election in Iran - masses of people standing up for liberty, really putting their lives on the line and ultimately punished by the brutal regime.

Did Obama stand with those people in Iran when there was this opportunity for a regime change? Was it because he had already told Iran's leaders that he would be "with" them - so, is that why Obama did not lead the world in standing with the protestors?

Now Iran has sentenced Jason Rezaian, Washington Post reporter; many of us saw Jason on CNN's show with Anthony Bourdain last year, before he ever had any idea of being arrested . . . a really nice, jovial, easygoing guy, optimistic and faithful about the goodness of other people and there was his wife, Yeganeh Salehi(also a journalist ) sitting there at his side.

I mention this because this is malarkey that the Washington Post "fact checker" was fastened on trying to discredit Donald Trump about Muslims celebrating 9/11 but not doing fact-checking on the Obama administration's dealing with Iran, the #1 cheerleader for the "Death to America" crowd.

Question: When Barack Obama was a Presidential candidate, did he write letters offering his "help" to the Iranian regime and was that why he stood silent while those brave protestors were thrown in prison, butchered, God knows what suffering - ask him if he did or didn't pledge to "help" the regime in Iran.

Could Mr. Kessler ask President Obama for a solid answer: "so, WHEN do you think Jason will be let out??"

Additionally, here is a set of questions Mr. Kessler could pursue with President Obama about whether or not his commitment to help the Iranian regime is the underlying reason for:

1. the way he took the troops out of Iraq - Iran wanted to move in ultimately
2. the way he has dealt with Assad
3. the fact that he has NOT contained ISIS
4. the reason he has not acted upon intel reports submitted to him

It just seems to me that Mr. Kessler can't see the forest for the trees, he just sees a lot of wooden noses and doesn't want to lose that gig; it's easy, like handing out ribbons at the horse show.

I think Mr. Kessler needs to do some gut-checking along with his fact-checking.
November 24 at 05:06 EST .

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