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December 12, 2017

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talking ape.jpg"So if the reason that all of those CNN stories that have blown up in their smug faces were due to innocent, could-have-happened-to-anyone reporting errors, you'd think that some number of them would be in Trump's favor. If these errors were truly random, I mean. Then you'd expect up to half of the errors would work to Trump's advantage. But the actual number is, get this, zero. Isn't that odd? And if reporters were such fearlessly unbiased champions of the truth that they like to portray themselves as, you'd think at least one of them would be questioning this weird statistical anomaly. But, not to worry. I'm sure they'll get around to asking these questions any day now."


To this, I would add:

--Character is what you do when no one else is watching.

And Speaking of Character:

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At first I thought this was a remarkably good PhotoShop, but apparently, it's real, but the proposed campaign never got off the ground. I think you all will appreciate the aggressively neutral description of why a Ted Kennedy candidacy was a non-starter:

Ted Kennedy was a front-runner for the 1972 election, but in 1969 he got into a car accident, which killed a campaign worker, and fled the scene without contacting the police.

( *facepalm* )

"He got into a car accident." No, you imbecile, he drunk-drove off Chappaquiddick Bridge into the creek. The campaign worker, whose name you couldn't be bothered to mention, was Mary Jo Kopechne, and she wasn't killed by the accident itself, but by Brave Sir Teddy running away and leaving her to die in the submerged car. This description misses being an outright lie by only a small fraction. It's disgusting that even now, decades later, people are willing to cover for those Kennedy vermin.

And what kind of a man would leave a woman in a submerged car and not tell anyone for 8 hours? Did he want to make sure she was dead?

If You Have To Say You're Real News, You're Not Real News

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What a pathetic little twerp. He might just as well have 'Property of Donald Trump' tattooed on his forehead.

Compare & Contrast:

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AoSHQ Prayer List

Farmer- Friend lost his mother, age 93. She was ready to go, just a couple of yrs ago lost her youngest child, her only daughter to cancer.

Rickl- Lung cancer.

Redc1c4- General Health. Would like to be healthy enough to look for a j*b.

Abby- Father has passed. Children have ex-communicated.

Carol- Her Brother's eventual passing.

kbdabear- Mother's dementia.

CaliGirl- Mom's boyfriend Arthur has cancer.

Hrothgar- Lost Son in accident.

Ritabootoo- Someone who may have colon cancer.

Fenelon Spoke- Healing for my son and ability to pay healthcare bills.

RedMindBlueState- Cousin Agnes, who's too weak for the heart surgery she needs, and whose condition is deteriorating rapidly.

Dr. Strangepork- Friend may have had a stroke.

Bebe's boobs destroy- Former co-worker's four year-old has cancer.

Mindful webworker- Wife's health due to longstanding issues.

ibguy- Sister's brain cancer, (gioblastoma).

pookysgirl- Husband's suicide attempt and mental health.

Jade Sea- Husband's cancer

tcn- husband's possible lung tumor and swollen lymph nodes.

Moron Pundit- Father-in-law's heart surgery.

junior- Employment

Duke Lowell- Son in need of healing.

Miley- Future employment, big move, Mother's cellulitis of leg.

Captain Whitebread- Mother's health and stable employment.

Jinx- Mother's passing.

Emmie- Continued relationship with Daughter.

Vic- Return of cancer.

ReneeTX- Terminal brain cancer.

Booknlass- Relationship with Daughter.

Just wondering- Sister, Lisa, has a brain tumor.

Christopher Taylor- Health and depression.

Lin-duh fell- My FIL passed away 9/27/17. Could use the prayers for my husband finding a job.

Blacksheep- Stage 2 prostate cancer.

Weirddave and Gingy- Gingy's father passing away.

Alexthechick- Father's dementia.

Molly K- Neice killed by elderly driver.

Donna V- Bills to be paid and alcoholic Brother.

Gushka- Infection after being bitten by her horse. Her friends' mental health after returning from battle.

TonyPete- Friends' terminal diagnosis, Wife's, (Renee), terminal illness.

bergerbuilder- Multiple strokes, out of hospital at end of September.

Chi- Friend's passing, (Lewis), after battle with cancer.

huerfano- Father's recovery from heart failure.

The Oort Cloud- Thalassemia, genetic blood disorder, complicated my hemolytic anemia. "Given" two years by doctor.

Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing- Job issues.

Hopped up on Something- Immediate Family member with cancer. Bone pain without opioids, Hospital Policy.

Publius- Father's health. Rheumatoid arthritis, severe pain during flare-ups. Stamina, in general.

Cannibal Bob- Two brothers in law. 1. Brain tumor hospice soon.
2. Just diagnosed cancer around heart and in aorta. Biopsy taken. Stage 3.
3. Cousin just completed 5 rounds of chemo for cancer in abdomen. Reoccurance from many years ago.

Insomniac- 1) That my autoimmune disorder will stay under control. 2) That the work situation I have will continue to come together and grow.

Oregon Muse- Shoulder replacement and recovery.

Slapweasel- Father's dementia and Mother's attitude.

Jane D'oh- My husband's elderly aunt, (89), who was admitted to the hospital 11/20/17 with pneumonia. She has COPD, is a lung cancer survivor. Jane broke her foot, prayer for resolve and healing.

USNtakim- My MIL, (73), is going in for surgery 11/22/17 for bowel re-sectioning. Please pray for her and her family.

Iron Mike Golf- My grandsons. Safety and peace for them.

Cheri- Lost Son, (21), in February to hiking accident.

Teresa in Ft. Worth- Lost Daughter, (26) to suicide on September 7th.

Alf767- Employment. 60 y.o. ex-pilot in aviation industry.

Backwards Boy- B'Gal has Congestive heart failure, COPD, scleroderma and arthritis.

Northernlurker- Money issues, does NOT want to dip into investments.

Dang- Esophageal cancer. Starting radiation and chemo week of 11/26/17.

westminsterdogshow- Best friend's Mom, Marge suffered a seizure/stroke. 12/1/17.

Additions, updates and corrections should be sent to Slapweasel. Look under Slap's nic in this comment for his e-mail address.

I think this prayer list is a great idea. Thanks to Slap for compiling it. I hope he doesn't mind me posting it. Might give it greater visibility to the Horde.

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