TheConnection Walls
29 walls

   Main Page
The Lobby
    Reload Wall
    Admin Photos
    Members Photos


     Coffee Klatch
&Tech Issues
     Dogs, Cats
& Critters
     Gardening &
     Health & Diet
     Household Hints
     Movies & Reviews
     Pet Peeves
     The Range
2nd Amendment
     The Road
     Shopper's Beware
Caveat Emptor
     Suggested Reading
     Suggested Viewing/Listening
     Veterans' Page
& Militaria
But True

Members Photos
3 out of 1833
see all




Main Page
The Lobby

   Balogreene  I know a million ways to get in trouble on this site, and this is one of them.

Thursday while listening to the Mark Levin Show, an 89-year-old WWII vet, Stu, called in. He's terribly worried about the direction America is taking. My daddy would be 89 if he had lived these last 17-years. Stu was recently fired from his job. He has a wife, two disabled children and a couple of grandchildren. Without a job, he is losing his house soon. I know Mark took his information.

Some of us were concerned about Stu, and a Gofundme page was started. This is it:

Mark's people say they will have more info soon. Please watch Mark's site, or this gofundme page. Let us help this man.
7 hours ago .

   Safetydude  Once upon a time we had a Secretary of State.
10 hours ago .

   Bettijo  This goes with Fireball's post a week or so ago about Justice Roberts being blackmailed.

"It’s time to start asking the question. It’s time to be cynical. It’s time to assume the worst of this government. Was Supreme Court Justice Roberts blackmailed or intimidated? I would put nothing by this administration that lives and rules by the Chicago thug playbook.
Justice Roberts voting for Obamacare twice is as likely as me voting to save Obamacare. Like me, Justice Roberts is a lifelong dedicated conservative warrior. He was born to kill Obamacare. He was appointed by President Bush to become the key conservative vote to block “the fundamental transformation of America.”
Justice Roberts was born, raised and groomed for one job in this life- to join that Supreme Court, strike down Obamacare, protect the Constitution and end big government overreach. Yet he is the man responsible for saving Obamacare-twice. His legacy as a “conservative warrior” will be that he protected big government, supported government overreach and helped to hasten the fundamental transformation of America. This doesn’t seem odd to you? This doesn’t smell rotten?"

Read it all at:
22 hours ago .

   MeiDei  Very interesting but as one commenter mentioned: "

The government can now electronically create anything they want as evidence against anyone who opposes them or whom they wish to control. They can plant electronic "evidence" as well as physical evidence. They can create contacts, calendar events, text messages, emails, etc. all that point the finger of guilt at someone who won't "cooperate" with them. If they can plant classified info on a News reporters computer with the intent of framing her to shut down her investigating their practices, then you and I don't really have a chance. We have moved from a police state to a cyber state, where the government can create any reality they want." (ref: Sharyl Attkisson ) what can be done to correct abuses?
17 hours ago .

   MeiDei  Should have added her testimony:
17 hours ago .

   Namma  If this happened to Justice Roberts, don't you think that Justice Roberts voting against obamcare and gay marriage that conservatives would not support him. And Roberts is on the court for life. Why would he cave.
16 hours ago .

   MeiDei  Jesus, Thomas Jefferson in that order......
   Yesterday at 12:16 EST .

   StormCnter  My mother.
Yesterday at 12:47 EST .

 1 person like this.

   MeiDei  Question: is Wrightwinger still having posting problems?
Wednesday at 16:49 EST .


Wednesday at 07:12 EST .

   Balogreene  I just want to say good-bye to everyone here. I posted something "horrible" on the Mother-site, accusing people of being stupid and ugly. I know I will be banned.

They were saying ugly things about gays and trannies. I have both in my family, and tried to explain, these people don't believe in God, we should love them, not condemn them. Maybe some day, we can convert them.

Sorry guys, but the ugliness was the final straw. I've seen a lot of ugliness on the Mother-site, but this one ripped my heart out.
June 29 at 17:17 EST .

   StormCnter  Balo, don't get ahead of events here. You won't be banned unless someone complains to the staff and the staff thinks it should happen. Usually, there is just a warning. Don't leave yet. My email address is We love you.
June 29 at 17:32 EST .

   MeiDei  I just read your double post Balo - not horrific.
June 29 at 17:53 EST .

   Iacta alea est  I agree w/ Stormy....don't get ahead of things.
June 29 at 18:15 EST .

   Bettijo  Someone please educate me. How do you post on the Mother Site? I have posted to lots of the articles I found on the Lucianne.Com. Is that posting on the mother site?

Anyway, Balo, don't run away. We need you. Seriously!
June 29 at 18:21 EST .

   StormCnter  Bettijo, do you mean you want to post articles on It's not hard, I promise. Email me and I'll help.
June 30 at 05:51 EST .

   Bettijo  No, I do not want to post articles. Thanks anyway. I just want to read what Balo posted.
June 30 at 17:02 EST .

   Gerty  Miss Balo--I've been away and computer-free for a few days. Please do not leave! I enjoy your posts and would be sorry if you go.
June 30 at 19:33 EST .

   StormCnter  Bettijo, go to the Search function at the top of's home page. When the Search screen comes up, type in Balo. Then be sure to put a check mark in the box to Include Replies. Click Search Articles and you will get anything that has "balo" in it. Scroll down for the list of replies and you will find what you are looking for.
Wednesday at 05:39 EST .

   Bettijo  Balo, I cannot find anything "terrible" on your post.
Yesterday at 07:40 EST .

   Mr. Know-It-All  Is there an alternative Lucianne site that is designed for mobile devices?

With all the scripts and ads and stuff that the main page is always pushing, my Kindle fire reloads the page every 10 seconds, making it unreadable on that device. Very annoying.
June 29 at 08:59 EST .

   Mildred  Just tried to post a response and it reloaded before I could finish and it deleted everything. I'm outta here until I get my new laptop set up. The ads on this site cover up the articles and I can't block them on my Surface. Let us know if there is any improvement.
June 29 at 22:36 EST .

   Fireball27  I really wonder what it is that Obama has on Judge Roberts. Today the Judge is saying the court can't do what they did on the gay marriage issue. Exactly the opposite of what he said yesterday about Obamacare. It's sure strange and appears that the Judge is being blackmailed.
June 26 at 10:34 EST .

   2 people like this.

   NotaBene  Roberts was blackmailed. Robert and his wife illegally adopted two children. It is all over the internet. You can google Roberts illegally adopted children. He sold us to protect his family.

Here is a link:
June 26 at 11:09 EST .

   Bettijo  I am unable to post my Justice Roberts comment here. What in the world does this mean? I only have English words in my post. I don't know HTML.

Invalid Use of HTML Tags in the Header. We only accept the following Tags in the Header (?br??b??i??u??sqot??/b??/i??/u? ) !
June 26 at 16:58 EST .

   Balogreene  Bettijo, I do know HTML, and if you copied another on-line article, and tried to paste it in, you might have gotten something HTML inadvertently.
June 26 at 18:54 EST .

   StormCnter  I don't think Roberts is being blackmailed. I think he is simply not the "balls and strikes" jurist he told us he would be on the court. The New York Times tried hard to get the adoption records unsealed while Roberts was being considered for the Court, but was unsuccessful. They were never able to show any illegality about the adoption. The theory arises from the fact that Ireland does not allow private adoptions or any adoption to non-residents. The Robertses have a home in Ireland and roots there, but they weren't really residents. The children went from Ireland to South American where the adoption process was begun and completed. Since the birth mothers were apparently fine with the adoption process, there was little for the Times to uncover or for anyone to blackmail Justice Roberts with. The blackmail idea is just an idea. I'm as disappointed in him as anyone, but I believe Occam's Razor applies here. The simplest and most obvious reason for his votes is that he was never the justice we anticipated.
June 28 at 09:01 EST .

  3 people like this.

   Linder  I agree with SC. Justice Roberts is a huge disappointment. Dems can always count on their appointees to vote the party line....Reps, not so much.
June 28 at 14:39 EST .

  2 people like this.

   Mr. Know-It-All  And some folks insist we must vote for a republican POTUS because of the importance of SCOTUS appointments. Yet look how few of those actually turn out for the good.

We need a POTUS with the stones to find more Scalias and Thomases to nominate, but none of the wishy washy establishment types would be willing to brave the storm of leftist criticism if he did so.
June 29 at 09:05 EST .

 1 person like this.

   StormCnter  Remember that Roberts was not GWB's first choice, but he had been warned by the Dem Senate that getting anyone approved would be tough. If you remember, the Dems and the NY Times tried diligently to sufficiently trash both Roberts and Alito that they could not be confirmed. Alito is a wonderful jurist, Roberts has been a disappointment. GeorgeW wanted Alberto Gonzales on the Court and he would have been a fine conservative Judge, but the Dems were worried about his stance on abortion and made it clear he had no chance. With a GOP controlled Senate after a 2016 GOP presidential win, it should be easier to get the best SCOTUS nominees approved.
June 29 at 10:38 EST .

 1 person like this.

   Bettijo  “Roof is a monster. I don’t really think it’s a stretch to call him a terrorist. The fact that Roof cited certain groups and/or ideologies in his rambling screed of a “manifesto” neither implicates them nor excuses him. But he didn’t receive training from ISIS, religious indoctrination from Islamic “ministers” like Louis Farrakhan and Anjem Choudary, nor weapons from disgraced ex-attorney General Eric Holder. If Islam isn’t to blame for Islamic terrorism, then any group or archaic symbol the Democrats have targeted certainly is not culpable for Roof’s terrorism. The alternative scenario holds that if Roof’s actions can be blamed on — say — the “Stars and Bars,” then Muhammad has some serious explaining to do.” –Ben Crystal
June 26 at 08:16 EST .

   1 person like this.

   Alice  Yes.
June 26 at 09:48 EST .

     Next Page