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by jserraglio
Thu Jul 29, 2021 1:05 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: 228 Republican lawmakers urge Supreme Court to overrule Roe v. Wade
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Views: 7

228 Republican lawmakers urge Supreme Court to overrule Roe v. Wade

THE HILL 228 Republican lawmakers urge Supreme Court to overrule Roe v. Wade Scores of congressional Republicans on Thursday urged the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade next term when the justices review a restrictive Mississippi abortion law. The GOP lawmakers, 44 senators and 184 House member...
by jserraglio
Thu Jul 29, 2021 5:20 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: This infrastructure bill will define Biden’s legacy. Here’s what’s in it.
Replies: 0
Views: 20

This infrastructure bill will define Biden’s legacy. Here’s what’s in it.

USA TODAY Roads, broadband and bridges: Here's what's in the infrastructure agreement WASHINGTON – The White House released details of the bipartisan Senate infrastructure deal, ending weeks of negotiations over the specifics of a plan aimed at modernizing the nation's deteriorating transportation ...
by jserraglio
Wed Jul 28, 2021 4:07 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Biden unifies Dems and GOPers around a massive infrastructure spending bill
Replies: 0
Views: 17

Biden unifies Dems and GOPers around a massive infrastructure spending bill

Wasn’t it The Donald that promised to get this done? LA TIMES Bipartisan infrastructure deal could advance as soon as today after breakthrough in talks The Senate could hold its first procedural vote Wednesday on President Biden’s infrastructure plan. WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of senators on ...
by jserraglio
Wed Jul 28, 2021 3:33 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: In Tokyo, women challenge sexist Olympics policies
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Views: 34

In Tokyo, women challenge sexist Olympics policies

USA TODAY At Tokyo Olympics, women athletes say 'enough' There's a story unfolding at the Tokyo Olympics, one as extraordinary as the exquisite tumbles and water-slicing strokes, the explosive lifts and dramatic finishes. As the world watches, women athletes are saying "enough." Simone Biles, the m...
by jserraglio
Wed Jul 28, 2021 10:17 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Toxic masculinity—Inside the Trevor Bauer disaster and how the Dodgers got here
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Views: 28

Toxic masculinity—Inside the Trevor Bauer disaster and how the Dodgers got here

LA TIMES Inside the Trevor Bauer disaster and how the Dodgers got here https://www.latimes.com/sports/dodgers/story/2021-07-25/trevor-bauer-dodgers-timeline The warning signs were there, but the Dodgers chose to ignore them. Here’s one of those red flags from his stint with the Indians. https://www...
by jserraglio
Wed Jul 28, 2021 6:34 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: 'Dallas Justice Now' gets a caning on Fox News
Replies: 9
Views: 132

Re: 'Dallas Justice Now' gets a caning on Fox News

barney wrote:
Tue Jul 27, 2021 6:22 pm
Love the Fox news chopper.
Being that I am well past 75, my underaged wife lets me binge on as much Fox junk food as I want. All told, Tucker Carlson’s Neighborhood of Make-Believe is my favorite TV show.
by jserraglio
Wed Jul 28, 2021 6:11 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: 'Dallas Justice Now' gets a caning on Fox News
Replies: 9
Views: 132

Re: 'Dallas Justice Now' gets a caning on Fox News

david johnson wrote:
Wed Jul 28, 2021 12:35 am
?? Some of you agree that white parents should sign a pledge to not enroll their children in any of the top 50 universities/colleges so non-whites can attend instead ??
What’s the world coming to? At long last advocating affirmative action in college admissions!
by jserraglio
Tue Jul 27, 2021 7:54 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: 'Dallas Justice Now' gets a caning on Fox News
Replies: 9
Views: 132

Re: 'Dallas Justice Now' gets a caning on Fox News

barney wrote:
Tue Jul 27, 2021 6:22 pm
Belle did specify white wine
Figures.
by jserraglio
Tue Jul 27, 2021 4:57 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The loopy Right’s latest BOOgaloo
Replies: 2
Views: 40

The loopy Right’s latest BOOgaloo

THE ATLANTIC https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archi ... es/619391/ There Is No Debate Over Critical Race Theory
by jserraglio
Tue Jul 27, 2021 4:39 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: ‘Back The Blue’ Deplorable tagged as #FacePaintBlowhard faces felony charges for assaulting Capitol police
Replies: 1
Views: 34

‘Back The Blue’ Deplorable tagged as #FacePaintBlowhard faces felony charges for assaulting Capitol police

HuffPost Trumper Who Wore ‘Back The Blue’ Shirt To Rally Arrested For Assaulting Officers On Jan. 6 Donald Trump supporter Samuel Lazar was FBI Capitol suspect no. 275 and was known to online sleuths as #FacePaintBlowhard. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51339607306_942dfaa7ca_o.jpg Federal aut...
by jserraglio
Tue Jul 27, 2021 10:54 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: 'Dallas Justice Now' gets a caning on Fox News
Replies: 9
Views: 132

Re: 'Dallas Justice Now' gets a caning on Fox News

it must have made it hard to swallow the chardonnay. They swallowed Fox’s lies easily enough—works like laughing gas. Belle did not specify chardonnay but it is the drop de jour for feeling smug and righteous, apparently on both sides of politics. Copt de jour. https://i.huffpost.com/gen/222808/SIM...
by jserraglio
Tue Jul 27, 2021 5:39 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: 'Dallas Justice Now' gets a caning on Fox News
Replies: 9
Views: 132

Re: 'Dallas Justice Now' gets a caning on Fox News

No wonder the Left despises Fox News!! They are absolutely ridiculing the Left and that's really the only way to deal with their wacky ideologies and behaviours. Couldn't agree more! I am also a big fan of JCN, the Jim Crow Network. All I can say is . . . https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5133947...
by jserraglio
Mon Jul 26, 2021 6:30 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: With half the country in lockdown, Australia’s prime minister apologizes for slow vaccine rollout.
Replies: 9
Views: 142

Re: With half the country in lockdown, Australia’s prime minister apologizes for slow vaccine rollout.

American CMGers are hardly likely to recognise all the figures, but Australians will. The one peering in gloatingly is the Opposition Leader, which you probably worked out even if you don't know his name (Albanese). Thank you. Apparently, one of your Anglophiliac compatriots thinks if you had only ...
by jserraglio
Mon Jul 26, 2021 8:17 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: With half the country in lockdown, Australia’s prime minister apologizes for slow vaccine rollout.
Replies: 9
Views: 142

Re: With half the country in lockdown, Australia’s prime minister apologizes for slow vaccine rollout.

And it was very much a politician's apology, of the "I'm sorry if anyone took offence at my perfectly acceptable remarks" type. He's not apologising for anything he did or didn't do, but for the situation that developed. It's called "lack of foresight." Or perhaps "lack of a forehead!" :mrgreen: ht...
by jserraglio
Mon Jul 26, 2021 6:51 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Pelosi Appoints Kinzinger to Panel Scrutinizing Jan. 6
Replies: 4
Views: 63

Re: Pelosi Appoints Kinzinger to Panel Scrutinizing Jan. 6

Great phrase, Joe, about the jackass. I wouldn't trust McCarthy to put on his own trousers. One tiny moment of courage after Jan 6 - born of fear on the day - then back to the jellyfish Trump slave. Fascist trimmer McCarthy has disgraced his Irish and Italian grandparents. But come 2025, he may wel...
by jserraglio
Sun Jul 25, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Pigheaded Deplorables are testing the patience of frazzled health, business and government leaders
Replies: 14
Views: 281

Re: Pigheaded Deplorables are testing the patience of frazzled health, business and government leaders

Belle wrote:
Sat Jul 24, 2021 5:16 pm
How's the unification thing working for you?
A lot better than the lockdown thing’s working for you. A number of very conservative Republicans are working with Joe Biden.

Quote of the day from NSW Police Minister David Elliott: "Sydney isn’t immune from morons."
by jserraglio
Sun Jul 25, 2021 2:14 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Pelosi Appoints Kinzinger to Panel Scrutinizing Jan. 6
Replies: 4
Views: 63

Re: Pelosi Appoints Kinzinger to Panel Scrutinizing Jan. 6

How to play hardball politics. Obamacare should have been called Pelosicare. Pelosi is the greatest Speaker since Tip O'Neill and Sam Rayburn. Now Nancy is once again cleaning the GOPers' clock for them. And making Kevin McCarthy look exactly like what Kevin McCarthy is — the east end of a jackass m...
by jserraglio
Sun Jul 25, 2021 11:49 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The growing Covid crisis in the 'developing world'
Replies: 2
Views: 139

Re: The growing Covid crisis in the 'developing world'

Disease ravages poor countries far more effectively than in affluent ones - the latter preoccupied with BLM, climate change, safe spaces, trigger warnings and gender quotas . . . What answers does the Left have - apart from celebrating de-colonization - to help these people - and which comes (like ...
by jserraglio
Sun Jul 25, 2021 11:33 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Pigheaded Deplorables are testing the patience of frazzled health, business and government leaders
Replies: 14
Views: 281

Re: Pigheaded Deplorables are testing the patience of frazzled health, business and government leaders

CNN Covid-19 cases surge nationwide as vaccination rates plummet from spring highs With the more dangerous Delta variant of Covid-19 sweeping across the nation, state and health officials continue to warn the public that the pandemic is far from over despite summertime reopenings and optimism. Ever...
by jserraglio
Sun Jul 25, 2021 6:45 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The growing Covid crisis in the 'developing world'
Replies: 2
Views: 139

Re: The growing Covid crisis in the 'developing world'

I daresay if many of those former British colonies were still colonies they'd have vaccines already - or some of them would have at least some vaccines. You are typical of many supremacists who regard British colonialism as on balance a good thing. Take Ireland in the 1850s. The Irish can vouch for...
by jserraglio
Sat Jul 24, 2021 8:37 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Pigheaded Deplorables are testing the patience of frazzled health, business and government leaders
Replies: 14
Views: 281

Re: Pigheaded Deplorables are testing the patience of frazzled health, business and government leaders

If I can't have it, neither can you. But you most certainly can have it — what you require to get it is a competent central government. Sorry, but the passivity of your Morrison Government doesn’t even begin to cut it in that regard. To deflect attention from Australia’s considerable shortcomings o...
by jserraglio
Sat Jul 24, 2021 9:57 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Why I’m Sure Trump Will Run for President in 2024
Replies: 2
Views: 78

Re: Why I’m Sure Trump Will Run for President in 2024

Not only will Donald run, but once nominated he will probably lose the popular vote and possibly even fail to win a majority of the Electoral College. That won't matter if Kevin has become House Speaker; on Jan. 6, 2025, Donald will be certified by the House as the next POTUS. Majority rule's writ n...
by jserraglio
Sat Jul 24, 2021 1:18 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Pigheaded Deplorables are testing the patience of frazzled health, business and government leaders
Replies: 14
Views: 281

Pigheaded Deplorables are testing the patience of frazzled health, business and government leaders

WAPO Frustration Mounts Over Vaccine Holdouts Seven months after the first coronavirus shots were rolled out, vaccinated Americans — including government, business and health leaders — are growing frustrated that tens of millions of people are still refusing to get them, endangering themselves and ...
by jserraglio
Fri Jul 23, 2021 2:14 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Toxic masculinity redux: Kavanaugh complaint line received over 4,500 tips. The FBI ignored them.
Replies: 0
Views: 71

Toxic masculinity redux: Kavanaugh complaint line received over 4,500 tips. The FBI ignored them.

POLITICO https://www.politico.com/news/2021/07/23/christine-blasey-ford-brett-kavanaugh-investigation-new-details-500652 Christine Blasey Ford lawyers call Kavanaugh investigation a 'sham' after new details emerge https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51331459280_a4011f2317_o.jpg Cartoon by Jeff Darc...
by jserraglio
Thu Jul 22, 2021 9:55 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: With half the country in lockdown, Australia’s prime minister apologizes for slow vaccine rollout.
Replies: 9
Views: 142

Re: With half the country in lockdown, Australia’s prime minister apologizes for slow vaccine rollout.

Let’s face it, this man has an uncanny knack for manufacturing problems for his country.

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by jserraglio
Wed Jul 21, 2021 5:02 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump could become Speaker in January, 2023 if GOPers retake the House in November of 2022
Replies: 2
Views: 95

Trump could become Speaker in January, 2023 if GOPers retake the House in November of 2022

INTELLIGENCER Bill Aims to Keep Trump From Becoming House Speaker https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51327501979_478f9cbaa7_o.jpg Will DONALD succeed NANCY as SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE? One of the stranger ideas aired in this strange period of American political history is that in the event Republicans...
by jserraglio
Wed Jul 21, 2021 1:26 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Nancy Pelosi cancels two of Donald’s & Kevin’s riot committee picks; McCarthy pulls the other three
Replies: 13
Views: 204

Re: Nancy Pelosi cancels two of Donald’s & Kevin’s riot committee picks; McCarthy pulls the other three

Pelosi’s third in line to the President! She’s well within her rights to wield the power of her office. She can make it out to be an invitation to serve. Liz Cheney not only agreed to serve without Kevin’s imprimatur, but today she sided with Nancy over Kevin and said there are plenty of other Repub...
by jserraglio
Wed Jul 21, 2021 1:08 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Nancy Pelosi cancels two of Donald’s & Kevin’s riot committee picks; McCarthy pulls the other three
Replies: 13
Views: 204

Re: Nancy Pelosi cancels two of Donald’s & Kevin’s riot committee picks; McCarthy pulls the other three

She would have been better advised to let Jordan and Banks make asses of themselves as they always do. Just as Sen.Rand Paul did with Dr. Fauci yesterday. Nope, Like Rand all they want is a national platform. Why should she give it to them when she has the power to block them? Pelosi is playing har...
by jserraglio
Wed Jul 21, 2021 12:23 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Nancy Pelosi cancels two of Donald’s & Kevin’s riot committee picks; McCarthy pulls the other three
Replies: 13
Views: 204

Re: Nancy Pelosi cancels two of Donald’s & Kevin’s riot committee picks; McCarthy pulls the other three

CNN McCarthy pulls his 5 GOP members from 1/6 committee after Pelosi rejects 2 of his picks House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is pulling his five Republican members selected to join the House committee that's investigating the January 6 insurrection, following House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's decisi...
by jserraglio
Wed Jul 21, 2021 11:51 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Nancy Pelosi cancels two of Donald’s & Kevin’s riot committee picks; McCarthy pulls the other three
Replies: 13
Views: 204

Nancy Pelosi cancels two of Donald’s & Kevin’s riot committee picks; McCarthy pulls the other three

Nancy gives cancel culture a good name. NBC WMTV NEWS Pelosi rejects 2 Republicans to serve on Jan. 6 Capitol riot panel https://www.nbc15.com/2021/07/21/pelosi-rejects-2-republicans-serve-jan-6-capitol-riot-panel/ https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51327243085_830e191235_o.jpg Minority Leader Kev...
by jserraglio
Wed Jul 21, 2021 10:53 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Say Good Night, Rudy. Tom Barrack Charged With Acting as a Foreign Agent
Replies: 6
Views: 175

Re: Say Good Night, Rudy. Tom Barrack Charged With Acting as a Foreign Agent

[/color] [/size] user_id=5157]Thanks for that Joe. Are the five convicted drawn from the six indicted for a total of 6, or are they separate, for a total of 11? Drawn from the six. Bannon was indicted for felony fraud but was given a pardon before he went on trial, so only these were actually convic...
by jserraglio
Tue Jul 20, 2021 7:26 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Say Good Night, Rudy. Tom Barrack Charged With Acting as a Foreign Agent
Replies: 6
Views: 175

Re: Say Good Night, Rudy. Tom Barrack Charged With Acting as a Foreign Agent

barney wrote:
Tue Jul 20, 2021 6:06 pm
Cluck, cluck, cluck. More chickens coming home to roost.
DOJ’s DON TRUMPLEONE COSA NOSTRA SCORECARD

6 indicted
5 convicted
5 cabinet officials referred to DOJ
3 pardoned
1 slated to be indicted (Rudy).
by jserraglio
Tue Jul 20, 2021 3:10 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Say Good Night, Rudy. Tom Barrack Charged With Acting as a Foreign Agent
Replies: 6
Views: 175

Say Good Night, Rudy. Tom Barrack Charged With Acting as a Foreign Agent

WSJ Tom Barrack Charged With Acting as a Foreign Agent for United Arab Emirates Tom Barrack, the real-estate investor and a longtime ally of former President Trump, was arrested Tuesday in Los Angeles on charges that he acted as a foreign agent of the United Arab Emirates and lied to federal invest...
by jserraglio
Tue Jul 20, 2021 12:31 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Accomplishments of Black Conservative Thought
Replies: 2
Views: 187

Re: The Accomplishments of Black Conservative Thought

Thomas Sowell rejects the label of “black conservative”, as he does all labels. If I am anything, he says, I am closest to being a libertarian. In fact, your Quillette article challenges some of Sowell’s ideas, such as his dubious claim that black families tended to be fatherless not because of syst...
by jserraglio
Tue Jul 20, 2021 6:37 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Black Lives Matter: Something there is that loves a Wall
Replies: 4
Views: 147

Re: Black Lives Matter: Something there is that loves a Wall

In the 1950s, Detroit was America’s 5th largest city and per capita its richest. How can anyone then read this story and deny that America suffers from systemic racism? I grew up 90 miles from Detroit in that period, and can testify to the accuracy of the NBC News report. It recreates the world I kn...
by jserraglio
Mon Jul 19, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Deplorable who waved Trump flag in Senate on 6 January is sentenced to 8 months in prison
Replies: 2
Views: 110

Deplorable who waved Trump flag in Senate on 6 January is sentenced to 8 months in prison

Pittsburg Post-Gazette https://www.post-gazette.com/news/crime-courts/2021/07/19/florida-man-capitol-riot-insurrection-felony-sentencing-paul-allard-hodgkins-donald-trump-shirt-flag-senate-floor-chamber-washington-trial/stories/202107190075 Capitol rioter gets 8 months in prison, apologizes for 'fo...
by jserraglio
Mon Jul 19, 2021 3:21 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Black Lives Matter: Something there is that loves a Wall
Replies: 4
Views: 147

Black Lives Matter: Something there is that loves a Wall

NBC Built to keep Black from white: The story behind Detroit's Wailing Wall Eighty years after a segregation wall rose in Detroit, America remains divided. That's not an accident. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51322619723_256e57b468_o.jpg https://www.nbcnews.com/specials/detroit-segregation-w...
by jserraglio
Mon Jul 19, 2021 6:47 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Toxic masculinity detoxed by the Three Amigas
Replies: 2
Views: 124

Toxic masculinity detoxed by the Three Amigas

CNN Three women said they found out they had the same cheating boyfriend, so they converted a school bus and went on a road trip https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51321585088_229c61fda8_o.jpg Bekah King, Abi Roberts, and Morgan Tabor have a lot in common. They describe themselves as free spirited...
by jserraglio
Sun Jul 18, 2021 9:52 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Arizona fringe-right G.O.P. pushes ahead with plan to conduct door-to-door interrogation of voters in Democratic county
Replies: 11
Views: 351

Re: Arizona fringe-right G.O.P. pushes ahead with plan to conduct door-to-door interrogation of voters in Democratic cou

Blaming the Green left for the existence of the extreme Right is akin to blaming racism on Dr. King. Then there is the wooly logic that romanticizes rural life (“these people come from 'fly over' country and are more practical and realistic than their city-clutching cousins”) and finds the source o...
by jserraglio
Sun Jul 18, 2021 9:19 am
Forum: CMG Review of Books
Topic: Michael Charry, George Szell: A Life of Music (2012)
Replies: 0
Views: 125

Michael Charry, George Szell: A Life of Music (2012)

Particularly illuminating about Szell’s early years, before he moved to America. I had no idea he was so famous before coming to Cleveland, nor that as a child he rivaled Erich Korngold as a musical prodigy. The other thing I learned was how many contemporary works and works by American composers ap...
by jserraglio
Sun Jul 18, 2021 9:12 am
Forum: Films & Movies & Their Music
Topic: Fury (2014)
Replies: 1
Views: 161

Fury (2014)

Probably the most gripping tank warfare film ever made. Real WWII tanks are used. I use this in my film class opposite Hacksaw Ridge and 1917.
by jserraglio
Sat Jul 17, 2021 9:33 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Arizona fringe-right G.O.P. pushes ahead with plan to conduct door-to-door interrogation of voters in Democratic county
Replies: 11
Views: 351

Re: Arizona fringe-right G.O.P. pushes ahead with plan to conduct door-to-door interrogation of voters in Democratic cou

The hard Green Left is the wellspring of most modern hatred and actually spawns the extreme Right. This proposition is worded backassward. Apparently, the violent Redcap Right have proven to be such an embarrassment that for the past 7 months you have been twisting yourself into Bilesesque triple d...
by jserraglio
Sat Jul 17, 2021 8:35 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1498
Views: 1001164

Re: What I listened to today

2021-07-13 ARTE Kaija Saariaho's new opera Innocence - Festival Aix-en-Provence https://www.arte.tv/fr/videos/097910-000-A/kaija-saariaho-innocence/ https://api-cdn.arte.tv/api/mami/v1/teaser/c10c6812-7747-4915-a2b8-157b56a39ad6/1625579794/720x406 My annual Solti Ring , the 1984 CD transfer with no ...
by jserraglio
Fri Jul 16, 2021 11:05 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Is the Graduate political take-over coming to an end?
Replies: 3
Views: 240

Re: Is the Graduate political take-over coming to an end?

. . . angry graduates causing political upheaval are explored here as the potent political force they have become. This is particularly the case with the first generation university-educated of the working class; the frustration of not having gained that high-status job with a hard-won degree is co...