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July 10, 2019

The Morning Rant

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"I was listening to the NPR coverage of the arrest of Epstein on sex trafficking charges, and it was almost funny how their spin was such blatantly obvious attempt to tie him to Trump in any way they could. They made sure to point out how Trump called Epstein "a terrific guy" in 2002 and how Alexander Acosta, who is now Secretary of Labor in the Trump Administration, was involved in a sweetheart plea bargain deal that saved Epstein from serious consequences. NPR did NOT talk about Trump kicking Epstein out of his club in 2009 or that one of Epstein's victim’s lawyer mentioned said Trump was so much help that the he didn’t even need to take a deposition from him. Nope, none of that was considered important enough to mention. If this were a legal setting, NPR’s coverage would be called withholding exculpatory evidence, which is actually a crime. Oh, and of course Bill Clinton’s much stronger connection to Epstein, including multiple visits to his private island on the “Lolita Express” jet, was mentioned only in passing, and Epstein’s $25,000 donation to the Clinton foundation was mentioned not at all. No, the REAL issue was how Epstein could be connected to Trump. The MSM's obsession with digging up dirt, *any* dirt, on Trump has become so deranged that even if they produced an actual video of him strangling an underaged hooker, my first reaction would be to think that they were using faked footage. They seem to have absolutely no clue how all of their incessant OrangeManBad coverage is really damaging their credibility."

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An Inconvenient Truth:

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Progressivism Makes You Stupid, Part LXXVIV:

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Dumb Enough To Be A Progressive:

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Going For the Woke Market:

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Who Dis:

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I like the girl-next-door appeal of this photo.

For the 'Ettes:

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Monday's celebs: Catherine Bach and Jeff Bridges. Both had supporting roles in the 1974 Clint Eastwood film Thunderbolt and Lightfoot.

AoSHQ Weekly Prayer List

For submission guidelines and other relevant info, please contact FenelonSpoke, who is managing the prayer list. You can contact her at

fenelon direction 18 circle 'a' gmail dot com

(All one word, no spaces)

If you see a prayer request posted in a thread comment, feel free to copy and paste it and e-mail it to her.

Requests for continued prayer:

For healing from cancer:

Slapweasel (also for an organ donor) and strength in caring for elderly parents with have memory and other issues, Cheribee, alsoTami’s daughter, Circa’s brother, VNRedLeg, Scott M, OldDoginMO’s wife., Fox 2!’s friend, Mary Beth for healing from bladder cancer. Rickl-for healing from brain tumors/cancer, Mother of a co-worker of Josephistan.olddoginMO’s wife

Other continuing health issues and requested prayers for healing:

Fixeupperupper’s mothers-kidney function. Michelle’s son- continued recovery from car accident. Sock_rat_eez, for things to go smoothly so that he can have reversal of colostomy

For healing for Josephistan’s mom who has difficulty with daily tasks and is anxious and withdrawn. Also strength for him caring for his mom as he is alone in doing this. Help in finding a caregiver. He also needs job help.

Hrothgar’s friend, a hospice counselor who needs healing after being affected by fumes from muriatic acid

Healing for Blaster’s son who has issues with depression

Healing for Fenelon’s son who has mental health issues and for ability to do well in his summer class.

Updates and new requests:

6/1 Farmer had fall and is now in his second cast, It’s hard to be laid up. Please pray for complete healing.

6/1-Rickl had been hospitalized for issues related to his brain tumor but is home now. Please pray for his healing.

6/1-USNtakin and wife-He and his wife need help with major mobility issues and pain

6/6-Suzanne’s friend, Kevin, was told he has 6 months to live. He is praying for a miracle.

6/7-Poster “ Bete in reflection”has cancer and needs healing.

6/7- Prayers forJane Doh’s husband and Jane as they deal with his diabetes diagnosis. Prayers for wisdom for doctors as they deal with this condition.

6/7-Natrium’s father-in-law, a retired lieutenant colonel is dying. Comfort and peace for his wife and her dad.

6/10-Antisocialist after a year and a half of clean scan and good blood work, something came up on last CT scan. Antisocialist is scared and asked for prayers.

6/11-Hogmartin grandmother, Sophia, was admitted to ER. Had arterial bleed. At her age, surgery is not an option. Hogmartin asked for comfort, peace, and healing.

6/11-redc1c4 asked for prayers for “Doc and his wife” on ward A at City of Hope hospital. He was a medic in Vietnam. His Wife has inoperable liver cancer. Prayers for healing, strength, peace, and wisdom for caregivers and generally for family to bear burdens.

6/19 Hrothgar’s SIL has an elderly beloved pastor of a tiny but vibrant church of older folks. “Sister Charlotte” needs healing of heart issues so that she can return to being that congregations shepherdess

6/19- Poster Juddgement’s brother-in-law suffers from severe depression. He went off meds and tried to commit suicide twice. Has been in 3 different mental wards and lives with Juddgement in their basement because he can’t be left by himself. Brother-in-law is exploring electro shock therapy. Please pray for a treatment which would be able to provide relief from this severe depression.

6/21-LadyL asks for prayers for two friends of her daughter: Laura, in her early 30’s was given a prognosis of 3 years to live after a recurrence of metastatic breast cancer. Please storm heaven for a miracle of complete healing. Also, Allison, another of her daughter’s friends, had a stroke two-weeks after the birth of her first child. She is still unable to walk after 6 months. Doubtful she will be able to teach again. Pray that she be fully healed and to enjoy life and her family.

6/24-Lizzys husband was complaining of pain. They are worried about stomach cancer coming back. Prayers for complete healing.

6/24-Jewells sister-in-law for recovery from health issues

7/3-Maddog’s PSA blood test says PSA has low which indicates no larger scale cancer present, but since cancer spread outside body will be undergoing hormone therapy soon and radiation after that.

7/1 Hrothgar’s SIL Elizabeth has diabetic related neuropathy. Needs healing

7/3-Poster ET going through very difficult time. Needs rough places made smooth.

7/3 For Leslie-for spiritual strength and comfort after death of daughter who died from flu-one year ago February

7/8-Beltway Elite asked for prayers for their mother who had stroke at end of June, leaving her paralyzed on right side. Thankfully she remembers herself and details but faces lengthy period of recovery and physical therapy. Prayers for quick recuperation, management of other health conditions and for Beltway Elite’s sister to act with compassion.

7/9-redc1c4-His dad went back to “City of Hope” with elevated white blood count. No infection, (yea!) but MRI shows vertebrae lesion still active and a new facture, Radiation effect not as efficacious as wished and can’t be repeated. Not looking good (path may be steeper and shorter) but there may be some options to explore. Prayers for red’s dad and his wife for healing, strength and , calm and wisdom and insight for caregivers.

Job needs:

Emperor County Boy asked for prayers for wisdom and guidance and direction in his job search and in other areas.

Insommniac Is looking for job.

Donna&&&& needs FT job in areas of expertise

PDX Republican needs sedentary PT job.

Fenelon’s Spouse is looking for FT job

Prayers for things to go well with BackwardsBoy’s new job.

Hadrian is looking for new job.

Wednesdays are days in which mothers in the horde and anyone else says special prayers for children of horde members. Please include the grandchildren as well.

Please note; Prayer requests are generally removed after five weeks or so unless I receive an update. This in NOT because we don’t care; It’s simply because of lack of space. Updates as well as thanks for answered prayer and new prayer requests are always welcomed.

Please feel free to copy requests which you see on the board and send them to me. I am unable to be on the board all the time, even though it seems like I am, and so if people don’t tell me about prayer requests I may have no way of knowing. Thx and God bless!

FenelonDirection18 at gmail dot com

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