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by jserraglio
Tue Apr 13, 2021 10:37 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: MBS once hung a DaVinci in his yacht
Replies: 1
Views: 17

MBS once hung a DaVinci in his yacht

WSJ

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by jserraglio
Tue Apr 13, 2021 8:47 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Australia abandons the goal of vaccinating all its people this year.
Replies: 10
Views: 163

Re: Australia abandons the goal of vaccinating all its people this year.

Obesity is like sex. It’s not how broad the road is but where the rubber meets it.
by jserraglio
Tue Apr 13, 2021 8:05 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Australia abandons the goal of vaccinating all its people this year.
Replies: 10
Views: 163

Re: Australia abandons the goal of vaccinating all its people this year.

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“In the absence of a vaccine, we may have to live this way for years.” —Scott Morrison
by jserraglio
Tue Apr 13, 2021 8:02 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Tucker Carlson and White Replacement
Replies: 10
Views: 91

Re: Tucker Carlson and White Replacement

Belle wrote:
Tue Apr 13, 2021 12:24 am
. . . cannot be taken seriously by anybody except its ideological captives. . . . should therefore be re-badged . . .
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by jserraglio
Tue Apr 13, 2021 4:00 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Australia abandons the goal of vaccinating all its people this year.
Replies: 10
Views: 163

Re: Australia abandons the goal of vaccinating all its people this year.

we don't have a national epidemic of obesity . . . Indeed, we Australians are comparatively small in girth largely because in the first place, we inhabit a forsaken land, devoid of humanity; and because in the second place, as far as mammals go, the marsupials here are driving us off the land, righ...
by jserraglio
Tue Apr 13, 2021 3:54 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Tucker Carlson and White Replacement
Replies: 10
Views: 91

Re: Tucker Carlson and White Replacement

Belle wrote:
Tue Apr 13, 2021 12:24 am
I wouldn't dignify anything at all written in the New York Times.
Since you contend you wouldn’t dignify anything written in the NYT, perhaps you could propose one thing you would indignify, and why.
by jserraglio
Mon Apr 12, 2021 9:09 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Loneliness, Anxiety and Loss: the Covid Pandemic’s Terrible Toll on Kids
Replies: 2
Views: 33

Loneliness, Anxiety and Loss: the Covid Pandemic’s Terrible Toll on Kids

WSJ Loneliness, Anxiety and Loss: the Covid Pandemic’s Terrible Toll on Kids https://www.wsj.com/articles/pandemic-toll-children-mental-health-covid-school-11617969003 It’s behind a paywall, but you can listen to it in its entirety. Very sweet and moving, WSJ reporters are the ne plus ultra . https...
by jserraglio
Mon Apr 12, 2021 8:53 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: What Covid-19 Taught Us About the High Cost of Isolation
Replies: 3
Views: 33

Re: What Covid-19 Taught Us About the High Cost of Isolation

maestrob wrote:
Mon Apr 12, 2021 8:49 am
Not to mention the toll it's taken on our kids.
It was behind a paywall but I’ll leave it up for a day or so. The WSJ is amazing. They preceded this with an article on isolation among early adolescents.

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by jserraglio
Mon Apr 12, 2021 8:33 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: CEOs take aim at Georgia Dixiecats
Replies: 1
Views: 28

CEOs take aim at Georgia Dixiecats

CNBC Major U.S. companies take aim at Georgia’s new voting restrictions
by jserraglio
Mon Apr 12, 2021 6:42 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Wax replica of Trump pulled after Texas museum visitors wouldn’t stop punching him in the face
Replies: 3
Views: 54

Re: Wax replica of Trump pulled after Texas museum visitors wouldn’t stop punching him in the face

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Trump wax statue, flanked by two admirers, has been under assault at San Antonio museum.
by jserraglio
Sun Apr 11, 2021 3:08 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: TucKKKer Carlson has become the face of right-wing Whitelash
Replies: 6
Views: 68

Re: TucKKKer Carlson has become the face of right-wing Whitelash

Puleeze don’t ban TucKKKer. I don’t watch sitcoms, game shows or reality TV, so his is the only mindless entertainment I get.
by jserraglio
Sun Apr 11, 2021 12:35 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: TucKKKer Carlson has become the face of right-wing Whitelash
Replies: 6
Views: 68

TucKKKer Carlson has become the face of right-wing Whitelash

CNN CNN's Jim Acosta Comes This Close To Calling Tucker Carlson A Klansman https://www.huffpost.com/entry/jim-acos ... 6dcd791978
by jserraglio
Sun Apr 11, 2021 9:33 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump, echoing Harry Truman, calls Mitch a “dumb son of a bitch. I hired his wife. Did he ever say thank you?”
Replies: 6
Views: 74

Re: Trump, echoing Harry Truman, calls Mitch a “dumb son of a bitch. I hired his wife. Did he ever say thank you?”

maestrob wrote:
Sun Apr 11, 2021 9:11 am
Golly, Joe, I didn't realize that condition could start as early as 14 yrs. old! :lol: :lol:
An ass-hole from his salad days, called out by his own sister, Maryanne, in Mary Trump’s book.
by jserraglio
Sun Apr 11, 2021 9:06 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump, echoing Harry Truman, calls Mitch a “dumb son of a bitch. I hired his wife. Did he ever say thank you?”
Replies: 6
Views: 74

Re: Trump, echoing Harry Truman, calls Mitch a “dumb son of a bitch. I hired his wife. Did he ever say thank you?”

maestrob wrote:
Sun Apr 11, 2021 9:01 am
The poison is still there.

Never forget! :evil:

As long as Trump is alive, I'll be collecting rent from that famous chill in my spine.
He has been advised to continue behaving like a pompous jackass in order to keep at bay his early-onset dementia.
by jserraglio
Sun Apr 11, 2021 8:46 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Joe Manchin says there is ‘no circumstance’ in which he would back weakening the filibuster
Replies: 18
Views: 194

Re: Joe Manchin says there is ‘no circumstance’ in which he would back weakening the filibuster

maestrob wrote:
Sun Apr 11, 2021 8:40 am
I've heard that Congress is talking about bringing back pork. If that helps HR1, I'm all for it. 😉
Right on! But can we pls stop short of going whole hog?
by jserraglio
Sun Apr 11, 2021 8:45 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump, echoing Harry Truman, calls Mitch a “dumb son of a bitch. I hired his wife. Did he ever say thank you?”
Replies: 6
Views: 74

Trump, echoing Harry Truman, calls Mitch a “dumb son of a bitch. I hired his wife. Did he ever say thank you?”

WAPO https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-mcconnell-election/2021/04/11/297a82da-9879-11eb-962b-78c1d8228819_story.html Trump slashes at McConnell as he reiterates election falsehoods at Republican event Former president Donald Trump called Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell a “dumb so...
by jserraglio
Sun Apr 11, 2021 8:35 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Joe Manchin says there is ‘no circumstance’ in which he would back weakening the filibuster
Replies: 18
Views: 194

Re: Joe Manchin says there is ‘no circumstance’ in which he would back weakening the filibuster

lennygoran wrote:
Sun Apr 11, 2021 7:01 am
jserraglio wrote:
Sun Apr 11, 2021 6:46 am
The thing is, How many WV Manchin place names will it take to secure that vote?
Joseph maybe none-heard they'll be lowering the corporation rate to 15%. Regards, Len :lol:
Precedent dictates otherwise.https://www.wikiwand.com/en/List_of_pla ... obert_Byrd
by jserraglio
Sun Apr 11, 2021 1:19 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Bumbling Boris
Replies: 12
Views: 357

Re: Bumbling Boris

maestrob wrote:
Sat Apr 10, 2021 10:24 am
I will give Australia great credit, though, for containing covid.
ImageAustralian PM Scott Morrison demonstrates how to use the police in a police state.
by jserraglio
Sun Apr 11, 2021 12:39 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Army officer doubles down on rogue cops in Virginia
Replies: 3
Views: 48

Army officer doubles down on rogue cops in Virginia

USA TODAY Virginia cops pepper-sprayed Black and Latino Army officer who had hands raised during traffic stop, video shows https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/202 ... 173377002/
by jserraglio
Sat Apr 10, 2021 10:34 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Matt Gaetz is well and truly furgled
Replies: 53
Views: 894

Re: Matt Gaetz is well and truly furgled

John Boehner once told Ted Cruz to go furgle himself.
He retorted, “Don’t think I haven’t tried.”

Double ditto — both orifices — for Gaetz.
by jserraglio
Sat Apr 10, 2021 8:22 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Matt Gaetz is well and truly furgled
Replies: 53
Views: 894

Matt Gaetz is well and truly furgled

VANITY FAIR REPORT: MATT GAETZ IS WELL AND TRULY F--KED https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2021/04 ... berg-venmo
by jserraglio
Fri Apr 09, 2021 10:02 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Bumbling Boris
Replies: 12
Views: 357

Re: Bumbling Boris

Morrison has made mistakes . . . when we were a nation of drunken larrikins we got a similarly-behaving PM. Madam Whatabout-Biden, you have just made a BINGO! Still in his roguishly Liberal Prime, No discernible cognitive decline From point zero, Minister Morrison Admits aged care has fallen short,...
by jserraglio
Fri Apr 09, 2021 1:29 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Matt Gaetz is well and truly furgled
Replies: 53
Views: 894

Re: Gaetz took Bahama trip with female escorts, all paid for by a weed tycoon & donor; Gaetz Fla. crony likely to cop a

like badly burned toast. . . . crisped on the fire before Hell Gaetz? THE DAILY BEAST When Joel Greenberg made his Venmo payments to three young women (one of whom had just turned 18), he described the money as being for “Tuition,” “School,” and “School.” https://www.thedailybeast.com/gaetz-paid-ac...
by jserraglio
Thu Apr 08, 2021 4:17 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Matt Gaetz is well and truly furgled
Replies: 53
Views: 894

Matt Gaetz Florida crony now considered likely to plead and may roll over on Gaetz.

NYT Indicted Matt Gaetz Associate Is Expected to Plead Guilty, Lawyers Say https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/08/us/politics/matt-gaetz-investigation.html The associate could cooperate with prosecutors, giving them information about Mr. Gaetz’s relationships that investigators are examining for possib...
by jserraglio
Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Matt Gaetz is well and truly furgled
Replies: 53
Views: 894

Matt Gaetz Bahama trip with female escorts paid for by weed tycoon and donor is under scrutiny by feds

CBS Matt Gaetz trip to Bahamas is part of federal probe into sex trafficking, sources say https://www.cbsnews.com/news/matt-gaetz-bahamas-trip-federal-probe-sex-trafficking/ CNN Matt Gaetz associate likely to strike plea deal, attorneys say https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/08/politics/greenberg-gaetz/in...
by jserraglio
Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:58 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: TrumpReich in action
Replies: 171
Views: 7898

Re: TrumpReich in action

Rach3 wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:48 am
The political arm of House Republicans is deploying a prechecked box . . . and using ominous language to warn [donors] of the consequences if they opt out: “If you UNCHECK this box, we will have to tell Trump you’re a DEFECTOR.”
Come on now, their threat was clearly uttered with tongue-un-check.
by jserraglio
Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:30 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: How Brian Kemp Is Rebounding Against Trump’s Wrath
Replies: 2
Views: 77

Re: How Brian Kemp Is Rebounding Against Trump’s Wrath

It should now be a cakewalk for Stacey Abrams to slap a Jim Crow poster on DixieCat Kemp’s derrière in ‘22. Meantime, I’m all for passing H.R. 1 and getting on with Reconstruction.
by jserraglio
Thu Apr 08, 2021 6:33 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: If It’s Not Jim Crow, What Is It?
Replies: 16
Views: 286

Re: If It’s Not Jim Crow, What Is It?

To restate maestrob ’s original point: Georgia’s current resistance to the full exercise of African-American voting rights, merely flexed in 2020-21 but threatening to overturn the established order entirely in 2022, has its own context and history : Mary Lee of Winchester [Virginia] says at the end...
by jserraglio
Wed Apr 07, 2021 8:29 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Bumbling Boris
Replies: 12
Views: 357

Re: Bumbling Boris

How did a thread on Boris Johnson turn so rapidly into a thread on Scott Morrison? I followed up on the watchword I found on the right-Leaning-Tower-of-Pisa spiked-online link: A PM who believes in nothing is a very dangerous thing . Guess who else besides 'Bumbling Boris' came to mind when I read ...
by jserraglio
Tue Apr 06, 2021 9:30 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Matt Gaetz is well and truly furgled
Replies: 53
Views: 894

Matt Gaetz, Loyal for Years to Trump, Is Said to Have Sought a Blanket Pardon

NYT Matt Gaetz, Loyal for Years to Trump, Is Said to Have Sought a Blanket Pardon https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/06/us/p ... ardon.html
by jserraglio
Tue Apr 06, 2021 7:52 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Bumbling Boris
Replies: 12
Views: 357

Re: Bumbling Boris

barney wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 6:27 pm
Where did you find that cartoon?
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-01-14/ ... 50876?nw=0
by jserraglio
Tue Apr 06, 2021 5:31 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Bumbling Boris
Replies: 12
Views: 357

Re: Bumbling Boris

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A PM who believes in nothing is a very dangerous thing.
by jserraglio
Tue Apr 06, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: ‘The Most Unsafe Workplace’? Parliament, Australian Women Say
Replies: 8
Views: 149

Re: ‘The Most Unsafe Workplace’? Parliament, Australian Women Say

Australia is now increasingly following the USA (we have bathrooms instead of toilets and routes that rhyme with spouts)...
Well, I still say goto dah toilet and Route (Root) 66, jist lyke my Down-Under cussin’ cuzes.
by jserraglio
Tue Apr 06, 2021 11:42 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: TrumpReich in action
Replies: 171
Views: 7898

Re: TrumpReich in action

“You see a common pattern in the Capitol insurrectionists. They are mainly middle-class to upper-middle-class whites . . .” Absolutely. You could tell that just from looking at their dress and pricey equipment. It’s a myth fondly adhered to by Trumpologues that the Maganderthals come from the worki...
by jserraglio
Tue Apr 06, 2021 11:27 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: If It’s Not Jim Crow, What Is It?
Replies: 16
Views: 286

Re: If It’s Not Jim Crow, What Is It?

in my view, moving the MLB All-Star Game out of Atlanta does not go far enough to put a spoke in Bigotry’s Wheel — the Braves, Marlins, Astros, and Rangers should all be disenfranchised till the Ga. law is repealed.
by jserraglio
Tue Apr 06, 2021 10:53 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: ‘The Most Unsafe Workplace’? Parliament, Australian Women Say
Replies: 8
Views: 149

Re: ‘The Most Unsafe Workplace’? Parliament, Australian Women Say

Printed below is a comment on RMCR by an Australian on the scandals in his country’s gov’t: As Australia is now increasingly following the USA (we have bathrooms instead of toilets and routes that rhyme with spouts) we now have an Federal Attorney General who has had to be moved into another portfol...
by jserraglio
Tue Apr 06, 2021 10:33 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: ‘The Most Unsafe Workplace’? Parliament, Australian Women Say
Replies: 8
Views: 149

Re: ‘The Most Unsafe Workplace’? Parliament, Australian Women Say

Upon learning of the Australian Parliament’s toxic workplace environment, U.S. House Rep. Matt Gaetz (R- Flor.) put in right away for an even swap — himself for an Liberal Party back bencher — to be named later by Mr. Morrison.
by jserraglio
Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:45 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Matt Gaetz is well and truly furgled
Replies: 53
Views: 894

Re: Matt Gaetz: I am a representative in Congress, not a monk, and certainly not a criminal.

maestrob wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:40 am
I wonder what you carry in your pocket in case you overdose on ecstasy?
According to one news report, an empty box of Trojan Bareskins was found sitting atop the trash placed outside his House office. So I reckon he is reading the Aeneid.
by jserraglio
Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:36 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Matt Gaetz is well and truly furgled
Replies: 53
Views: 894

Re: Matt Gaetz: I am a representative in Congress, not a monk, and certainly not a criminal.

Toddler gets into the cupcakes, has frosting and sprinkles all over his mouth, fingers, and thighs, but when asked if he put his hands on the forbidden pâtisserie, steadfastly says, ‘No Matty, DOJ do’.
by jserraglio
Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:26 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Matt Gaetz is well and truly furgled
Replies: 53
Views: 894

Re: Matt Gaetz: I am a representative in Congress, not a monk, and certainly not a criminal.

The Trappists monks are always ready to accept novices, even political newbies. He can spend the rest of his days brewing beer and keeping his trappista shut.
by jserraglio
Mon Apr 05, 2021 10:47 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Matt Gaetz is well and truly furgled
Replies: 53
Views: 894

Matt Gaetz: I am a representative in Congress, not a monk, and certainly not a criminal.

WASHINGTON EXAMINER Rep. Matt Gaetz: The swamp is out to drown me with false charges, but I'm not giving up https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opin ... -giving-up
by jserraglio
Sun Apr 04, 2021 1:13 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Facial recognition, license scanners and digital data are trumping the Capitol mob
Replies: 0
Views: 88

Facial recognition, license scanners and digital data are trumping the Capitol mob

WASHINGTON POST How America’s surveillance networks helped the FBI catch the Capitol mob https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/04/02/capitol-siege-arrests-technology-fbi-privacy/ EXCERPTS Debra Maimone pulled down her American flag mask for a moment on Jan. 6 and gazed at the unruly mob of...