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by jserraglio
Tue Aug 09, 2022 3:54 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: WSJ Report — FBI & DOJ were concerned that Donald would use national security docs as ersatz Charmin
Replies: 2
Views: 12

WSJ Report — FBI & DOJ were concerned that Donald would use national security docs as ersatz Charmin

FBI Search of Trump Property Prompted by Concerns Over Sensitive Documents The search was conducted about two months after Trump lawyers met with DOJ officials Federal agents searched former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home on Monday in part because they believed additional classified infor...
by jserraglio
Tue Aug 09, 2022 5:45 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: F.B.I. Fires a Shot Across the Bow of the Big Kahuna — Mar-a-Lago Ransacked Today
Replies: 9
Views: 86

Re: F.B.I. Fires a Shot Across the Bow of the Big Kahuna — Mar-a-Lago Ransacked Today

Why can't a candidate be prosecuted? Is there some legal ruling? Not even for treason? Technically, a presidential candidate can be prosecuted. But what if he were later to be elected president? Then he would be shielded according to longstanding DOJ rule, a policy which Robt. Mueller recently chos...
by jserraglio
Mon Aug 08, 2022 7:58 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: F.B.I. Fires a Shot Across the Bow of the Big Kahuna — Mar-a-Lago Ransacked Today
Replies: 9
Views: 86

Re: F.B.I. Fires a Shot Across the Bow of the Big Kahuna — Mar-a-Lago Ransacked Today

He will announce his candidacy for the presidency before long, if only to erect a shield against prosecution. He really cannot wait too much longer after today. Once that happens, good luck finding a jury to convict him were he to be indicted. Knowing that, he might be willing to take the risk of go...
by jserraglio
Mon Aug 08, 2022 6:34 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: F.B.I. Fires a Shot Across the Bow of the Big Kahuna — Mar-a-Lago Ransacked Today
Replies: 9
Views: 86

F.B.I. Fires a Shot Across the Bow of the Big Kahuna — Mar-a-Lago Ransacked Today

NYT F.B.I. Searches Trump’s Home in Florida The former president said in a statement that Mar-a-Lago had been “raided, and occupied by a large group of F.B.I. agents.” The search appeared to be focused on material that former President Donald J. Trump had brought with him to Mar-a-Lago, his private...
by jserraglio
Mon Aug 08, 2022 6:09 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Power does not determine life's journey
Replies: 1
Views: 60

Re: Power does not determine life's journey

This disingenuous verbiage is being strongly resisted by people with cool heads who understand that any new 'power' will not result in the slightest improvement in the lives of those living in remote communities who daily endure violence, rape, alcohol and drug abuse and dysfunction; whose children...
by jserraglio
Mon Aug 08, 2022 12:12 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1975
Views: 1245446

Re: What I listened to today

Szell & The Cleveland Orchestra - Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 1969 Blossom Music Festival WCLV broadcast. Though he did record him, Szell was not a conductor I ever associated with Tchaikovsky, let alone with the Pathetique, which I'm pretty sure he never recorded commercially; but this is a very sen...
by jserraglio
Mon Aug 08, 2022 12:03 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1975
Views: 1245446

Re: What I listened to today

Ormandy-Philadelphia Orchestra - Tchaikovsky: Symphony 6 (13.12.1936 & 9.1.1937), Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition, arr. Cailliet (17.10.1937). Biddulph 1997. Transfers by Mark Obert-Thorn. Two firsts here: the PIT 6th was Ormandy's first recording with the Philadelphians. The Pictures was the...
by jserraglio
Mon Aug 08, 2022 8:30 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1975
Views: 1245446

Re: What I listened to today

Ormandy-Philadelphia Orchestra - Tchaikovsky: Symphony 6 (13.12.1936 & 9.1.1937), Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition, arr. Cailliet (17.10.1937). Biddulph 1997. Transfers by Mark Obert-Thorn. Two firsts here: the PIT 6th was Ormandy's first recording with the Philadelphians. The Pictures was the ...
by jserraglio
Mon Aug 08, 2022 5:16 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1975
Views: 1245446

Re: What I listened to today

Stokowski-Philadelphia Orchestra - Mahler Symphony No. 2 (Nov. 9, 1967). Stoki, true to form, makes cuts in the last mvmt.
by jserraglio
Sun Aug 07, 2022 11:42 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Limits of Radical Protest
Replies: 7
Views: 169

Re: The Limits of Radical Protest

I don't know why Deplorables even bother learning to read. They were far happier barefoot and illiterate. ________________________ Q: What does Justice Samuel Alito have in common with Don Vito Corleone? A: He makes us an offer we can't refuse. [/size]Are you sure they all can? Of course they can. ...
by jserraglio
Sat Aug 06, 2022 8:09 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Inside LAX with Airport Operations
Replies: 3
Views: 116

Re: Inside LAX with Airport Operations

Hear Ye Hear Ye!

Better a Tweet in hand than a hard Righty in the tush.
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‘They that polluteth the race and maketh the parti-colored beast with two backs, let them be anathema to you’. (Viktor Orban addressing CPAC)
by jserraglio
Sat Aug 06, 2022 9:52 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Limits of Radical Protest
Replies: 7
Views: 169

Re: The Limits of Radical Protest

I don't know why Deplorables even bother learning to read. They were far happier barefoot and illiterate.
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Q: What does Justice Samuel Alito have in common with Don Vito Corleone? A: He makes us an offer we can't refuse.
by jserraglio
Sat Aug 06, 2022 12:48 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Limits of Radical Protest
Replies: 7
Views: 169

Re: The Limits of Radical Protest

A long read, containing some inconvenient truths. Ergo, I don't expect anybody here to read it Imagine, if you can, where we would be now if Thomas Paine had hewn to that line in “Common Sense”. ________________________ Bite your thumb at the truth all you please, Nature doesn’t care. https://live....
by jserraglio
Fri Aug 05, 2022 6:49 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Inside LAX with Airport Operations
Replies: 3
Views: 116

Re: Inside LAX with Airport Operations

Whataboutism being about the only tool in the alt-Right’s ditzy intellectual arsenal, I relish hoisting one of its most fervent fangirls with her own petard. Chaos at Sidney and Melbourne airports with 41 flights cancelled August 2, 2022 https://www.news.com.au/travel/travel-updates/chaos-at-melbour...
by jserraglio
Fri Aug 05, 2022 6:32 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: How Anti-Racism is Hurting Black America
Replies: 1
Views: 64

Re: How Anti-Racism is Hurting Black America

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Truth doesn't give a flying flamingo about your alternate facts.
by jserraglio
Fri Aug 05, 2022 6:13 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Please,Nancy,Don't Go
Replies: 13
Views: 239

Re: Please,Nancy,Don't Go

What do you think happens when somebody tries to intervene while two savage dogs are fighting? I know what happens. The feckless Damsel Down Under screams, falls to her knees and begs Speaker Pelosi to order the more gallant of the two savage beasts to rescue her. https://live.staticflickr.com/6553...
by jserraglio
Wed Aug 03, 2022 8:37 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Please,Nancy,Don't Go
Replies: 13
Views: 239

Re: Please,Nancy,Don't Go

Meanwhile, as U.S. protectorate Oz nuclearizes her subs con China, she continues to ship it her dirty coal. If she ain’t careful she’s gonna get her tits caught in a wringer. China is no match militarily for us and Jinny knows it. Just look at the antiquated boats and planes they are now circling Ta...
by jserraglio
Wed Aug 03, 2022 8:22 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Please,Nancy,Don't Go
Replies: 13
Views: 239

Re: Please,Nancy,Don't Go

maestrob wrote:
Wed Aug 03, 2022 8:16 am
It's worth noting though that . . . There's just too many of them.
We could help with that if ole Jinpinny insists.
by jserraglio
Wed Aug 03, 2022 4:37 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Identifying the western world's unique form of creeping totalitarianism
Replies: 9
Views: 233

Re: Identifying the western world's unique form of creeping totalitarianism

Belle wrote:
Mon Aug 01, 2022 9:11 pm
I got the word from Christopher Hitchens
Here all along I thought you had mixed up progressives’ resplendent refulgences with reactionaries’ acidic refluxes.
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Truth doesn't give a damn about your alternate facts.
by jserraglio
Tue Aug 02, 2022 11:21 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Kansans to Alito Court: ‘Take Dobbs and Shove It’
Replies: 4
Views: 101

Kansans to Alito Court: ‘Take Dobbs and Shove It’

Kansas City Star ELECTIONS ‘No’ prevails: Kansas votes to protect abortion rights in state constitution August 02, 2022 11:09 PM The right to an abortion will remain in the Kansas Constitution. In the first ballot test of abortion rights in a post-Roe America, Kansas voters turned out in historic n...
by jserraglio
Tue Aug 02, 2022 7:36 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1975
Views: 1245446

Re: What I listened to today

Glenn Gould —> ‘How Mozart Became a Bad Composer’. The problem is, GG proposes, “Too many of his works sound like interoffice memos.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pR74rorRxs Yep, this nut *was* a genius. I laughed all the way thru his stunning commentary exploding my presuppositions EXCEPT when ...
by jserraglio
Tue Aug 02, 2022 1:09 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Please,Nancy,Don't Go
Replies: 13
Views: 239

Re: Please,Nancy,Don't Go

In my view, Xi won’t do anything to really threaten the goose that laid China’s golden egg, namely the American market. He’s not about to sacrifice his best customer for a “gas station masquerading as a country.” He doesn’t appear eager either to grant Pariah Putin another face-to-face meeting. But ...
by jserraglio
Tue Aug 02, 2022 12:57 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: AG Garland hauls Idaho’s ultra-Right, right-to-life absolutists into court
Replies: 2
Views: 80

AG Garland hauls Idaho’s ultra-Right, right-to-life absolutists into court

CNBC The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to block Idaho’s new restrictive abortion law on the grounds that it violates federal law requiring most hospitals to give medically necessary treatment to patients before discharging them. Attorney General Merrick Garland is scheduled...
by jserraglio
Tue Aug 02, 2022 10:21 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Please,Nancy,Don't Go
Replies: 13
Views: 239

Re: Please,Nancy,Don't Go

I disagree with TF. She is laying down a marker for freedom of movement NOW. She aint gonna abide China's Hong Kongism. Realpolitik be damned! And I hope Pelosi tears up any bluster emanating from Paper Tiger Xi. How I wish she were 20 years younger and able to run for the office she completely ran ...
by jserraglio
Tue Aug 02, 2022 10:04 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Identifying the western world's unique form of creeping totalitarianism
Replies: 9
Views: 233

Re: Identifying the western world's unique form of creeping totalitarianism

Please keep in mind: Deplorables (males for the most part but also their groupies) are a sensitive lot. A Titanesque Amazon, such as Hillary was in 2016, deeply bruised their masculine egos. She should have done much more to assuage their insecurities regarding their virility. ______________________...
by jserraglio
Tue Aug 02, 2022 3:53 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Identifying the western world's unique form of creeping totalitarianism
Replies: 9
Views: 233

Re: Identifying the western world's unique form of creeping totalitarianism

Banging on about privileged women being denied their rights had almost everybody fed up to the back teeth. Our family included. One group not fed up. Women, in particular, Independents and women of colour. They voted decisively for Hillary in 2016 and then even white women, after getting a four-yea...
by jserraglio
Mon Aug 01, 2022 7:12 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: ‘Geriatric’ Joe Drops Hellfire Hammer on Ayman al-Zawahri
Replies: 2
Views: 98

Re: ‘Geriatric’ Joe Drops Hellfire Hammer on Ayman al-Zawahri

The downside. Al-Z. is now enjoying the company of 72 doe-eyed virgins while Biden is left behind to do battle with COVID.
by jserraglio
Mon Aug 01, 2022 5:16 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: ‘Geriatric’ Joe Drops Hellfire Hammer on Ayman al-Zawahri
Replies: 2
Views: 98

‘Geriatric’ Joe Drops Hellfire Hammer on Ayman al-Zawahri

Biden did what Donald didn’t. So, by all means, let’s have more presidential ‘dementia’. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52132545650_33757affd8_o.jpg Breaking News U.S. Drone Strike Said to Have Killed Ayman al-Zawahri, Top Qaeda Leader The strike, carried out over the weekend, was the first at...
by jserraglio
Sun Jul 31, 2022 9:32 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: States With Abortion Bans Are Among Least Supportive for Mothers and Children
Replies: 2
Views: 180

Re: States With Abortion Bans Are Among Least Supportive for Mothers and Children

Watching William F. Buckley Jnr the other night; recorded in the early 70s. Abortions in the USA 3 million !! What was the population of the USA 50 years ago and wasn't this the era of the contraceptive Pill? I had it before then in a lonely little outpost called Australia. In the real world I came...
by jserraglio
Sun Jul 31, 2022 11:34 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump's deplorables return ?
Replies: 7
Views: 206

Re: Trump's deplorables return ?

By opposing public schools and teachers' unions, and encouraging home schooling, Republicans have already set the stage for a massive youth movement that has brought us Josh Hawley and MTG. At this point, Republicans are simply ill-equipped to govern and thus must rule to impose their will or fade ...
by jserraglio
Sun Jul 31, 2022 10:27 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump's deplorables return ?
Replies: 7
Views: 206

Re: Trump's deplorables return ?

Ron DeSantis is the only Deplorable with anything on the ball. He knows, winning elections is only half the battle; you must exercise political control over the classroom to really solidify your power moving forward.
by jserraglio
Sun Jul 31, 2022 8:44 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump's deplorables return ?
Replies: 7
Views: 206

Re: Trump's deplorables return ?

Trump found the WH obsolescent and confining: so he plans to take up residence here in his second term.

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by jserraglio
Fri Jul 29, 2022 4:54 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Climate Change Is Not Negotiable
Replies: 9
Views: 336

Re: Climate Change Is Not Negotiable

Belle wrote:
Thu Jul 28, 2022 9:31 pm
Reality check. No more Pollyanna.
Global coal consumption returns to record amid energy crisis
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“Listen up, all ye Deniers! Climate change is real. One day I’m PM, the next day I’m history!”
by jserraglio
Thu Jul 28, 2022 2:17 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: A revealing look at a modern female
Replies: 5
Views: 273

Re: A revealing look at a modern female

Rach3 wrote:
Thu Jul 28, 2022 11:13 am
From WAPO : "Before the state Senate began its hearing for the bill Thursday, state Sen. Mike Azinger (R) said in an opening prayer that he was thankful that he and his colleagues were not aborted.
“We’re just grateful for that, Lord,” he said."
Anyone reply, ‘Not I, O Lord’?
by jserraglio
Thu Jul 28, 2022 3:18 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trudeau wants to ban use of fertilizer in Canada
Replies: 5
Views: 332

Re: Trudeau wants to ban use of fertilizer in Canada

Belle wrote:
Wed Jul 27, 2022 5:13 pm
My pronouns are 'her', 'she' and I'm wearing pyjamas
Her Preferred Pronouns

Clad only in her pj's,
She bats her fake eyelashes
At he-men Jordan & Glenn.

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by jserraglio
Thu Jul 28, 2022 3:06 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: GO,Joe ?
Replies: 7
Views: 327

Re: GO,Joe ?

Biden says he fought “cabin fever” recovering from MILD Covid by playing with his dog and reading books about Ireland ??!! He could not find anything else to do ??!! Talk about terrible optics. It is time for him to go. As long as Donald remains the odds on favorite to be the GOP nominee, Joe ain’t...
by jserraglio
Wed Jul 27, 2022 1:52 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trudeau wants to ban use of fertilizer in Canada
Replies: 5
Views: 332

Re: Trudeau wants to ban use of fertilizer in Canada

The silly, shallow and narcissistic Trudeau is at it again; this time threatening Canadian agriculture. This eco-zombie hasn't got the first idea; he needs to look towards Europe and see what's coming from climate zealotry in a game of literal Russian roulette … Off to the hairdresser for Justin, t...
by jserraglio
Tue Jul 26, 2022 12:50 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Climate Change Is Not Negotiable
Replies: 9
Views: 336

Re: Climate Change Is Not Negotiable

But you're beyond this stage in the new quasi-religious climate ideology. Clue: hysteria has never solved any problem. It's just the sound of the terrified herd moving. It's actually the sound of the World and Mother Nature passing you by. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52243407388_7f3a05d53d_...
by jserraglio
Tue Jul 26, 2022 12:31 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Biden poised for big wins in Congress
Replies: 0
Views: 129

Biden poised for big wins in Congress

WAPO Biden poised for big wins in Congress After a long stretch when his legislative program stalled, Biden and the Democrats appear ready to notch a string of victories. The first major prescription drug legislation in nearly 20 years. More than $50 billion to subsidize computer chip manufacturing ...
by jserraglio
Tue Jul 26, 2022 8:17 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Covid Response - Did Politicians Get it Right
Replies: 2
Views: 150

Re: Covid Response - Did Politicians Get it Right

In the absence of effective vaccination measures, learning to live with Covid really means learning to die from it. The thing is, the number of Covid cases is spiking, but the situation is far different now than in 2020. We now have highly effective vaccines against even the new variants.The key is ...
by jserraglio
Mon Jul 25, 2022 10:02 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Suicide in the Congo
Replies: 3
Views: 205

Re: Suicide in the Congo

How about YOU giving up some of your privileges to make their lives better ? If not, it's just shallow virtue signalling, vanity and cheap talk. Whoa there, pardner! Let’s take a gander at the real cheap talker here. In aggregate terms, American taxpayers contribute far and away the most aid of any...
by jserraglio
Mon Jul 25, 2022 1:48 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: GO,Joe ?
Replies: 7
Views: 327

Re: GO,Joe ?

You are all in DENIAL about Biden's significant cognitive decline. Didn't he just tell us all he had Cancer? Of course, you could confuse Cancer with Covid… Hey Belle, you yourself are on record lavishing praise on two youtubers for advocating Ivermectin as a cure for COVID. Mimicking Tucker, you r...