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Remember all those hateful demonstrations and destructive protests by conservatives when Obama was elected? Oh, that's right, there weren't any. But when liberals lose, you can expect wild temper tantrums all over the nation. And don't forget all the little flowers in colleges who were simply unable to bear hearing that Trump was elected President.
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America: Land of the free because of the brave.

Results from the 2012 presidential election have convinced me that a majority of American voters has decided, knowingly or otherwise, to let our beautiful country slip silently into socialism. This grieves me more than I can express. To see the government centralize power at the expense of individual freedom, to see it attack the wealthy and successful, to see it disrespect the U.S. Constitution, to see it fundamentally transform America before my very eyes make my heart break.

New Updates for Monday, November 21, 2016.

Next Updates planned for Monday, December 5, 2016.

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Dot Alex in Wonderland
Dot Al Gore's Big Announcement
Dot Banned Words
Dot The Beehive
Dot Can You Imagine?
Dot Hillary,Was That You?
Dot Internet Scam
Dot Marriage and Family
Dot Obama's America
Dot Of Course You're a Racist
Dot What's Marriage?
Dot Which Is It?


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Benghazi linksBenghazi

. Dot "Benghazi Guards Turned on US Diplomats in 2012 Attack, Sources Say."

Global-warming deception and the Leftist environmental movementGlobal-Warming Deception and the Leftist Environmental Movement

. Dot "When Conversations Turn Violent."
. Dot "Ebb and Flow Continues in State Climate Lawsuits."
. Dot "Elections Shake up Climate Policy Picture."

Government run amuckGovernment Run Amuck

. Dot "Obama Administration Loosens Nuclear Deal after Iran Violates It." Another line in the sand. With the same outcome.
. Dot "'Corrupt' IRS Still Persecuting Tea Party." And whatever happened to the idea of accountability?
. Dot "U.S. Illegally Dispensed $60 Mil to Combat African Ebola Crisis, Money Keeps Flowing."
. Dot "Government Trying to Switch Teen's Sex without Parental Consent."
. Dot "The Head of DOJ's Civil Rights Division Is Violating Federal Law and Her Actions May Be Void." The law, the law, who cares about that? Certainly not the Obama administration.
. Dot "1984-ish Government Plan to Take Over Families Bites Dust." But the idea that the government can run our lives is still very much alive.

Hillary linksHillary

. Dot "Wikileaks Raises the Possibility of a Satanic Clinton Campaign Whose Staff Engages in Grotesque Rituals."
. Dot "Report: Clinton Had Maid Handle Sensitive Documents." If anyone other than Hillary had done this, he or she would now be behind bars. The Clintons have managed to destroy a fundamental principle of our country: equal justice.
. Dot "Just in Case, Impeach Hillary Plans Ready."
. Dot "Why Hillary Is Too Evil for Voters to Comprehend."
. Dot "Ballots Switch to Hillary Before Voters' Eyes."
. Dot "Ed Klein: Hillary Couldn't Stop Crying, Told Friend She Blames Comey and Obama for Loss." She might try looking in a mirror.
. Dot "Yippee! Clinton Defanged." A fun read.
. Dot "Report: Hillary 'Physically Violent' after Losing."
. Dot "What Next for Hillary Investigation?"
. Dot "Jesse Jackson to Obama: Give Hillary a Pardon." All those liberals who want Hillary pardoned convince me she's guilty as sin.
. Dot "Fire Sale on Merch." Just what everyone needs: loser products.

Just-for-fun linksJust-for-Fun

. Dot "An American Invention Worth Celebrating."
. Dot "A Painting and Song." I got goosebumps with this!
. Dot ""Mary, Did You Know" -- Voctave feat. Mark Lowry."
. Dot "Man Kicked Out of All-You-Can-Eat Buffet after Eating More Than 50 Lbs of Food, Sues for $2-Million." Only in America.
. Dot "Presidential Elections Used to Be More Colorful." Presidential election results from the start of the country. Interesting charts.
. Dot "Hallelujah -- Pentatonix." (Music video.)
. Dot "Impressions of Our Planet."
. Dot "Buster the Boxer." This is wonderful! You've got to see this video!
. Dot "Magician Kevin James." Can you believe your eyes?

Must-read (or watch) linksMust-Read (or Must-View or Must-Listen)

. Dot "Life Insurance: Evidence Tying Hillary to 'Orgy Island,' Underage Sex on Weiner's Laptop."
. Dot "FBI Director Confirms that Hillary Lied, and Mishandled Classified Material." Comey said most of the 650,000 emails found in Weiner's computer were duplicates. How could that be? Hillary said she only had some 65,000 emails to begin with. Were there ten copies of each one?
. Dot "Michelle Obama and Political Correctness." I'm shaken to my core with the duplicity!
. Dot "The Trump Victory: What We Saw and What We Need to See."
. Dot "Stunner! Trump Cites 10th Amendment in Agenda." What a rare treat to hear a politician speaking in support of the 10th Amendment. And particularly, one who has been elected President! That's great news!
. Dot "The Obama Era Is Over ."
. Dot "American Uprising."
. Dot "Un-Rigging America."

Obama linksObama

. Dot "Obama Moves for Universal Health Care -- in Bangladesh!" Can you tell me why Obama is allowed to interfere in the affairs of another country?
. Dot "Obama Sending Another $1 Million to Kenya." This is just the sort of spending Trump needs to stop!

Other linksOther

. Dot "Candidate Shows How Democrats Steal Votes."
. Dot "Lena Lunacy: Dunham Calls for 'Extinction of White Men' [VIDEO]." The Left is dangerous. And, yes, loony.
. Dot "'People Power' Versus Manipulation of the Masses."
. Dot "Chris Plante on Media Coverage of the Election."
. Dot "Doggone, They Just Did It to Me AGAIN."
. Dot "Minimum Wage is Stifling Growth." What is the minimum wage law? It's a socialistic law that prevents the free market from operating when it comes to the pay of unskilled workers.
. Dot "Celebs Who Said They'd Leave U.S. if Trump Won." Will they keep their word?
. Dot "Yale Professor Makes Midterm Optional for Students Distraught over Trump Win." We have produced a generation of sissies.
. Dot "What Dr. Livingstone Saw in Deepest Darkest Africa." Slaves taken by Muslims.
. Dot "The Big Losers on Election Day." In my opinion, the biggest losers on election day were all those who gave the Clintons billions of dollars expecting big favors in return. Now, they'll get nothin'. (It warms my heart.)
. Dot "Philadelphia GOP Report Widespread Voter Fraud." Imagine the lead Trump would have had if there was no voter fraud!
. Dot "GoFundMe Pages Advocating for Assassination of Donald Trump." "Caring, compassionate" liberals are showing their true stripes. Also: "Trump-Hater to CNN: 'People Have to Die' -- Video." Also: "Twitter Explodes with Calls to Murder Trump, Supporters."
. Dot "When ESPN Anchor Finds Out Kaepernick Didn't Even Vote, He Teaches QB a Lesson He'll Never Forget."
. Dot "Drawing Fire! Trump-Haters Set Sneakers Ablaze."
. Dot "'Nationwide Shut Down' Planned for Inauguration Day." When conservatives lose an election, they lick their wounds and vow to work harder to win next time. When liberals lose an election, they vow to burn down the country. Interesting contrast.
. Dot "Media Stoked Fear of a Trump Presidency. Now We Have Chaos."
. Dot "Mike Rowe Weighs in on the Results of the Election, and Offers a Bit of Sanity."
. Dot "California Org Pushes for Referendum to Secede after Trump Victory." I second the motion.
. Dot "The 13 Most Amazing Findings in the 2016 Exit Poll."
. Dot "2016 Electoral College Vote." A cartogram, showing one square for each electoral vote. (I'm not sure this is completely accurate.)
. Dot "Early 2016 Projection of the Voting Result." Amazing wishful thinking!
. Dot "Report: Chelsea Clinton Is Gearing up to Run for Congress." Oh, no! Say it isn't so!
. Dot "GrubHub CEO Suggests Those Who Support Trump Should Resign." The "compassionate, loving" Left is demonstrating it isn't.
. Dot "Pro-Trump 'Violence' Claims Fabricated."
. Dot "Anti-Trump 'Resistance': Assassination Threats, Rioting, Assault." The "loving, caring, compassionate" Left is at it again, with assassination threats, rioting, and assaults. Leftists charge that those on the Right are haters, but who turn out to be the real haters? (Clue: It's not the Right.) "Also."
. Dot "Colorado's Discovery of Massive Oil and Gas Reserves: A Case for Local Energy and Environment Policy."
. Dot "The Big Losers on Election Day." Yes, but perhaps the biggest losers were all those who gave billions to the Clintons, expecting huge streams of favors to come their way when she was in the White House. Now, they'll get nothing! (Makes me happy.)
. Dot "Media Bias Has Become Mental Illness."
. Dot "Skunk: A 'Degrading Form of Abuse' or Safe, Non-Toxic Alternative to Rubber Bullets?"
. Dot "'You Ain't No Slaves!' Black Vet's Epic Takedown of Anti-Trump Rioters." Wow! I was applauding during this 2+ minute video.
. Dot "Student Attacked for Carrying Trump Flag: School Blames Him, Not Attackers." Would this have happened eight years ago if the student was carrying an Obama flag?
. Dot "Thomas Jefferson 'Too Offensive' for University He Founded." We have a whole generation of kids who can't think straight. And a lot of their parents are similarly disposed.
. Dot "CBS Analyst: There's No Such Thing as a Good Trump Voter." How to insult 60 million Americans in a single step.
. Dot "Left-Wing Pundits 'Hope Someone Kills Trump'."
. Dot "Democrats' Cynical Electoral Reform Plans."
. Dot "Irony: Liberals Can't Move to Canada Because of Their Tough Immigration Laws." The irony is overwhelming.
. Dot "FBI Insider Leaks All: Clinton Foundation Exposed! Involves Entire US Government!" This information is amazing! But, is it true?
. Dot "Electoral College Voters 'Deluged' with Death Threats." All those "caring, loving, compassionate" liberals are proving just how false that reputation is.
. Dot "1st Genetically 'Edited' Gene Injected into Human." Danger, danger.
. Dot "Students 'Lash Out at Their Enemies,' Then Boast of 'Victimhood'." Sounds like a serious mental condition.

Religious linksReligion

. Dot "Experts: Criticism of Islam May Be Banned in U.S." It's so sad to see our freedoms slip away.
. Dot "Sing a Little Louder." (Video.)
. Dot "Christmas Lights Now Banned as 'Security Threat'." For decades: no threat. Now all of a sudden, they're a threat?
. Dot "Trump to Designate Muslim Brotherhood as Terror Org." Good! It's about time.
. Dot "Christians Being Killed for Organ Harvesting."
. Dot "80 Lashes for Drinking Communion Wine." I agree with those who say the Muslim faith is incompatible with U.S. values.

I think these articles are of particular importance.
(I'll leave them posted here indefinitely.)

Special linksSpecial

. Dot "Hillary, Was That You?
. Dot "Rockefeller's Treachery."
. Dot "The Clintons' Greatest Shame: Chelsea Clinton Is the Biological Daughter of Webb Hubbell and Not Bill Clinton." Imagine the effect this must have on Chelsea, poor kid.
. Dot "Gay Marriage Still Doesn't Exist, No Matter What the Supreme Court Says."
. Dot "Immigration, World Poverty, and Gumballs -- Updated 2010." I think you'll find this eye-opening.
. Dot "Our Kids Don't Need Gun Control Laws, They Need Fathers."
. Dot "Barack Obama Is Not Seeking 'Legacy'."
. Dot "Who Is John Galt?"
. Dot "The Most Shocking Islamic 'Refugee' Video That You Will Ever See . . . Way Worse Than . . . ." This will make you weep . . . when you realize America is just a step or two behind.
. Dot "Belgistan? Sharia Showdown Looms in Brussels."
. Dot "With Open Gates: The Forced Collective Suicide of European Nations."
. Dot "Hillary's Camp Freaking Out as This Video Goes Viral." Perhaps this video will give you a new, more fact-based perspective on Bill and Hillary and their kind.
. Dot "The Third American Revolution." This is outstanding! It sums up so well what's going on.
. Dot "101 Peculiarities Surrounding the Death of Vincent Foster." There's a whole lot of corruption in government. Do you believe in truth and justice? The government doesn't.
. Dot "Uh, Hillary, Your Hubby Caused the 2008 Recession." Few people understand this. Many should.


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This week's Miscellaneous Item


Received in an email dated November 13, 2016. Thanks, Bud.

Perhaps of interest

Perhaps of Interest

Things You Can Do

1) Any time you see an email that says "forward this on to '10' (or however many) of your friends", "sign this petition", or "you'll get bad luck" or "you'll get good luck" or "you'll see something funny on your screen after you send it" or whatever -- it almost always has an email tracker program attached that tracks the cookies and emails of those folks you forward to. The host sender is getting a copy each time it gets forwarded and then is able to get lists of 'active' email addresses to use in SPAM emails or sell to other Spammers. Even when you get emails that demand you send the email on if you're not ashamed of God/Jesus --that is email tracking, and they are playing on our conscience. These people don't care how they get your email addresses -- just as long as they get them. Also, emails that talk about a missing child or a child with an incurable disease "how would you feel if that was your child" -- email tracking. Ignore them and don't participate!

2) Almost all emails that ask you to add your name and forward on to others are similar to that mass letter years ago that asked people to send business cards to the little kid in Florida who wanted to break the Guinness Book of Records for the most cards. All it was, and all any of this type of email is, is a way to get names and 'cookie' tracking information for telemarketers and Spammers -- to validate active email accounts for their own profitable purposes. Do yourself a favor and STOP adding your name(s) to those types of listings regardless how inviting they might sound! Or make you feel guilty if you don't! It's all about getting email addresses and nothing more. You may think you are supporting a GREAT cause, but you are NOT!

Instead, you will be getting tons of junk mail later and very possibly a virus attached! Plus, we are helping the Spammers get rich! Let's not make it easy for them!

ALSO: Email petitions are NOT acceptable to Congress or any other organization --- i.e. Social security, etc. To be acceptable, petitions must have a "signed signature" and full address of the person signing the petition, so this is a waste of time and you are just helping the email trackers.

3) Three little words: "Hold On, Please..."

Saying this to telemarketers who call you on the phone, while putting down your phone and walking off (instead of hanging-up immediately) would make each telemarketing call so much more time-consuming that boiler room sales would grind to a halt.

Then when you eventually hear the phone company's "beep-beep-beep" tone, you know it's time to go back and hang up your handset, which has efficiently completed its task.

4) Do you ever get those annoying phone calls with no one on the other end?

This is a telemarketing technique where a machine makes phone calls and records the time of day when a person answers the phone.

This technique is used to determine the best time of day for a "real" sales person to call back and get someone at home.

What you can do after answering, if you notice there is no one there, is to immediately start hitting your # button on the phone, 6 or 7 times as quickly as possible. This confuses the machine that dialed the call, and it kicks your number out of their system. Gosh, what a shame not to have your name in their system any longer!

From an email dated November 8, 2016. Thanks, Jack.

(I have not verified the accuracy of this information.)

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Lost Words from Our Childhood

Here are some lost words from our childhood: Words gone as fast as the buggy whip! Sad really!

The other day a not so elderly (70-ish) lady said something to her son about driving a jalopy and he looked at her quizzically and said, "What the heck is a jalopy? Oh, Oh a new phrase! He had never heard of the word jalopy! She knew she was old but not that old.

Well, I hope you are Hunky Dory after you read this and chuckle.

About a month ago, I illuminated some old expressions that have become obsolete because of the inexorable march of technology. These phrases included "Don't touch that dial," "Carbon copy," "You sound like a broken record" and "Hung out to dry."

Back in the olden days we had a lot of moxie. We'd put on our best bib and tucker to straighten up and fly right.

Heavens to Betsy! Gee whillikers! Jumping Jehoshaphat! Holy moley! We were in like Flynn and living the life of Riley, and even a regular guy couldn't accuse us of being a knucklehead, a nincompoop or a pill. Not for all the tea in China!

Back in the olden days, life used to be swell, but when's the last time anything was swell? Swell has gone the way of beehives, pageboys and the D. A., and of spats, knickers, fedoras, poodle skirts, saddle shoes and pedal pushers. Oh, my aching back. Kilroy was here, but he isn't anymore. We wake up from what surely has been just a short nap, and before we can say, well I'll be a monkey's uncle! or, this is a fine kettle of fish!

We discover that the words we grew up with, the words that seemed omnipresent as oxygen, have vanished with scarcely a notice from our tongues and our pens and our keyboards. Poof, go the words of our youth, the words we've left behind. We blink, and they're gone. Where have all those phrases gone?

Long gone: Pshaw. The milkman did it. Hey! It's your nickel. Don't forget to pull the chain. Knee high to a grasshopper. Well, Fiddlesticks! Going like sixty. I'll see you in the funny papers. Don't take any wooden nickels. It turns out there are more of these lost words and expressions than Carter has liver pills. This can be disturbing stuff!

We of a certain age have been blessed to live in changeable times. For a child each new word is like a shiny toy, a toy that has no age. We at the other end of the chronological arc have the advantage of remembering there are words that once did not exist and there were words that once strutted their hour upon the earthly stage and now are heard no more, except in our collective memory. It's one of the greatest advantages of aging. See ya later, alligator!

Received in an email dated November 8, 2016. Thanks, Jack.


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