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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1,527
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Posted By newyorkguy
Melonhead Muskrat? I like that, has a ring to it....

Melonhead Muskrat? I like that, has a ring to it. ;)

By the way, about the Tweet I posted. It has the blue check mark on top.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 46,850
Posted By newyorkguy
http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/pictur...

http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=1457&pictureid=13255

Not only does it sound like Musk is acting like a total dirtbag, worse, he suddenly doesn't seem to be a very...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 46,850
Posted By newyorkguy
The ironic part of all this is, Elon Musk was...

The ironic part of all this is, Elon Musk was once potentially at risk of being banned from Twitter. For the same reason Marjorie Taylor Greene (and others) were banned. Spreading disinformation...
Forum: USA Politics 22nd November 2022, 09:16 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 21,549
Posted By newyorkguy
I just got back to this. When I reposted the...

I just got back to this. When I reposted the previous post I did not notice my 'copy' (from the thread it had been moved to) didn't include the news report I quoted. When I noticed I was already on...
Forum: USA Politics 22nd November 2022, 07:01 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 21,549
Posted By newyorkguy
It was noted in another thread that emptyg's...

It was noted in another thread that emptyg's personal acount has ALSO been restored by Twitter.

greene was not only posting disinformation, she's a member of Congress. Her opinion -- at least in...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd November 2022, 06:24 AM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 46,850
Posted By newyorkguy
I moved my post to the MTG thread.

I moved my post to the MTG thread.
Forum: USA Politics 20th November 2022, 07:26 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,742
Posted By newyorkguy
Somebody is very happy. ...

Somebody is very happy.

http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=1457&pictureid=13251

It might do well to remember why trump was removed from Twitter to begin with. It...
Forum: USA Politics 19th November 2022, 08:02 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,742
Posted By newyorkguy
The official poll. ...

The official poll.
http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=1457&pictureid=13247

Deadline dot com reports:


Probably none of them still work for Twitter. ;)
Forum: USA Politics 19th November 2022, 07:34 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,742
Posted By newyorkguy
Strange doings. CBS News reports: I can...

Strange doings. CBS News reports:


I can understand Musk wanting trump back. At this point in time Musk needs traffic. He'd probably accept Adolph Hitler if he was still around. ("Yes, I realize...
Forum: USA Politics 19th November 2022, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1,525
Views: 85,963
Posted By newyorkguy
And the umpires are all partisan and they not...

And the umpires are all partisan and they not only allow the batter to go to first, they instruct the official scorer not to record the strikeout as an out. It's clever, sportsmanship is stupid.
...
Forum: USA Politics 19th November 2022, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,525
Views: 85,963
Posted By newyorkguy
The district was redrawn in 2021 but in a way...

The district was redrawn in 2021 but in a way that Colorado Public Radio reports should have made Boebert's reelection even easier:


The district is basically the western third of Colorado,...
Forum: USA Politics 19th November 2022, 08:07 AM
Replies: 1,525
Views: 85,963
Posted By newyorkguy
I think hate among Republicans runs a lot deeper...

I think hate among Republicans runs a lot deeper than being alienated by Democrats. As JoeMorgue put it, it's in part the 'everything sucks, nothing matters' attitude. As I've seen GOP partisans...
Forum: USA Politics 18th November 2022, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1,525
Views: 85,963
Posted By newyorkguy
Some facts emerge from the Colorado 3rd...

Some facts emerge from the Colorado 3rd Congressional District race won by Lauren Boebert.


The turnout was much smaller this year than in 2020, down by almost 25% or almost 90,000 voters.
...
Forum: USA Politics 18th November 2022, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,525
Views: 85,963
Posted By newyorkguy
Keeping it classy as ever. ...

Keeping it classy as ever.
http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=1457&pictureid=13242

Best reply on Boebert's Twitter account:


;)
Forum: USA Politics 17th November 2022, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 38,966
Posted By newyorkguy
Lauren Boebert's race with Adam Frisch for...

Lauren Boebert's race with Adam Frisch for Colorado's Third Congressional District is too close to call and may be headed for a recount. Yahoo News reports-


Meantime, Bobo is keeping it classy...
Forum: USA Politics 17th November 2022, 01:08 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,274
Posted By newyorkguy
Apparently the main avenue of attack Lake plans...

Apparently the main avenue of attack Lake plans to use concerns a problem with printers that were not making dark enough markings on the ballots. The ballots could not be read by the scanners and had...
Forum: USA Politics 17th November 2022, 12:03 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,274
Posted By newyorkguy
Kari Lake is not quite done, not yet anyway. The...

Kari Lake is not quite done, not yet anyway. The Hill dot com reported this morning:
Forum: USA Politics 15th November 2022, 06:08 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 4,768
Posted By newyorkguy
Yes he is.

Yes he is.
Forum: USA Politics 15th November 2022, 05:59 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 4,768
Posted By newyorkguy
Getting ready for the big announcement. Gee, I...

Getting ready for the big announcement. Gee, I can't wait. :rolleyes:
Forum: USA Politics 15th November 2022, 05:00 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 4,768
Posted By newyorkguy
Is this going to be one of these: I hope...

Is this going to be one of these:


I hope not. :(
Forum: USA Politics 15th November 2022, 07:05 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 4,768
Posted By newyorkguy
trump's 'hometown' newspaper, the Palm Beach...

trump's 'hometown' newspaper, the Palm Beach Post, reports the announcement will be made this evening. Prime time!


I can't wait. :rolleyes:
Forum: USA Politics 15th November 2022, 06:04 AM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 142,069
Posted By newyorkguy
I think one of the main reasons, maybe the...

I think one of the main reasons, maybe the reason, the right is pro-Israel is because of the right's hostility to both the Arab world, the Muslim world and seeing Israel as a white nation surrounded...
Forum: USA Politics 14th November 2022, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 38,966
Posted By newyorkguy
Wait until Kari Lake goes off. That ought to be...

Wait until Kari Lake goes off. That ought to be epic. :(
Forum: USA Politics 14th November 2022, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 38,966
Posted By newyorkguy
The New York Times reported just minutes ago: ...

The New York Times reported just minutes ago:

With 98% of the vote in, Hobbs leads Lake 50.4% to 49.6% (roughly 22,000 votes out of about 2.5 million cast) but it's enough.
Forum: USA Politics 14th November 2022, 04:26 AM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 142,069
Posted By newyorkguy
You mean the way he did after he lost the Iowa...

You mean the way he did after he lost the Iowa Primary in 2016 to Ted Cruz?


Everybody knew it! :(
Forum: USA Politics 13th November 2022, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 142,069
Posted By newyorkguy
There is some fear that this will happen, based...

There is some fear that this will happen, based on his record. When the football league neared collapse, trump tried to make his own private deal with the NFL (they wanted no part of him). He was...
Forum: USA Politics 13th November 2022, 11:11 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 21,549
Posted By newyorkguy
Given the context, shouldn't that be, "Cue Daffy...

Given the context, shouldn't that be, "Cue Daffy Duck?" ;)
Forum: USA Politics 11th November 2022, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 142,069
Posted By newyorkguy
History clearly shows, though trump makes a great...

History clearly shows, though trump makes a great start, in the end it always collapses. The football league, the airline, the casinos, trump university, his personal product line. Reportedly he even...
Forum: USA Politics 11th November 2022, 06:37 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 82,829
Posted By newyorkguy
Fuentes also said ranted: Fuentes said...

Fuentes also said ranted:


Fuentes said the 'quiet part' very loudly.
Forum: USA Politics 10th November 2022, 05:20 AM
Replies: 2,236
Views: 176,267
Posted By newyorkguy
In a Firing Line interview I recently watched,...

In a Firing Line interview I recently watched, Times reporter Maggie Haberman -- the author of "Confidence Man: The Making of Donald Trump and the Breaking of America" -- said that trump is incapable...
Forum: USA Politics 8th November 2022, 09:15 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 82,829
Posted By newyorkguy
FBI is hate trump!

FBI is hate trump!
Forum: USA Politics 8th November 2022, 03:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,251
Posted By newyorkguy
We got back an hour ago. I got home from work...

We got back an hour ago. I got home from work early but my wife insisted on doing a quick shopping trip so I ate lunch. Then she was gone almost ninety minutes! :mad:

Yes, we voted for the New...
Forum: USA Politics 7th November 2022, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1,525
Views: 85,963
Posted By newyorkguy
During the Houston Astros World Series victory...

During the Houston Astros World Series victory parade in Houston today the crowd was booing Sen. Ted Cruz as he rode past in the open back of a Humvee. Then a can of White Claw Hard Seltzer was...
Forum: USA Politics 6th November 2022, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2,236
Views: 176,267
Posted By newyorkguy
trump's continued blathering about the 2020...

trump's continued blathering about the 2020 election having been stolen has really damaged our democracy. From CBS News:



Calling into question the basic fairness of our elections is...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th November 2022, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 46,850
Posted By newyorkguy
Twitter employee sleeping on floor of office?

Twitter employee sleeping on floor of office?
Forum: USA Politics 6th November 2022, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2,236
Views: 176,267
Posted By newyorkguy
This is from The Atlantic, published Friday....

This is from The Atlantic, published Friday. About the suspense over Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro's reaction to his narrow defeat in Brazil's national election the previous Sunday. Would he or...
Forum: USA Politics 5th November 2022, 07:14 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 11,207
Posted By newyorkguy
The Gateway Pundit, which is a popular fake news...

The Gateway Pundit, which is a popular fake news website (consistently ranked in the top 10% of websites by popularity, according to Hatewatch), has been 'reporting' a third person was in the Pelosi...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 5th November 2022, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 212,983
Posted By newyorkguy
Okay so Jones really did say that, the Democrats...

Okay so Jones really did say that, the Democrats will prevent a criminal trial for DePape? Thanks. But what does that even mean, 'the Democrats?' Jones' audience is predisposed to believe something...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 4th November 2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 212,983
Posted By newyorkguy
In the Pelosi intruder thread in USA Politics,...

In the Pelosi intruder thread in USA Politics, posters have been stating that Alex Jones has said he's "98% certain" there will be no trial for David DePape because Democratic politicians "want to...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 4th November 2022, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By newyorkguy
I get the Facebook email alerts. I never got one...

I get the Facebook email alerts. I never got one from Messenger before -- actually I might have but I deleted it without opening; I think I recently (and inadvertently) downloaded or joined Messenger...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 4th November 2022, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By newyorkguy
I'd have to be crazy to click on ^ that link. ;) ...

I'd have to be crazy to click on ^ that link. ;)

The link I clicked on took me to www. messenger dot com. There was no redirect. It took me to the Messenger website. I've gone back, same message,...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 4th November 2022, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By newyorkguy
I verified it by going to Facebook Messenger's...

I verified it by going to Facebook Messenger's website. I found the same message there.
Forum: Computers and the Internet 4th November 2022, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By newyorkguy
Thanks I changed the passwords. I never had an...

Thanks I changed the passwords. I never had an alert via email before either but the email does look legit. Something has been changing with Facebook. I used to get a lot of alerts via Facebook for a...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 4th November 2022, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By newyorkguy
Facebook Messenger

My first question is, what is this?

Yesterday I got an email from a friend. Or so I thought. The title was "Robert Smith sent you a message." It looked a little hinky but I was at work so I opened...
Forum: USA Politics 4th November 2022, 08:03 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 11,207
Posted By newyorkguy
I support the government paying for personal...

I support the government paying for personal security for members of Congress. It seems like basic fairness to me. Members of Congress are facing the possibility of threats against them personally...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd November 2022, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 46,850
Posted By newyorkguy
In an apparent call out challenge to Elon Musk a...

In an apparent call out challenge to Elon Musk a false 'Tweet' was posted reporting the death of donald trump.

http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=1457&pictureid=13225...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 2nd November 2022, 04:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,618
Posted By newyorkguy
I looked for and linked to what I believed to be...

I looked for and linked to what I believed to be a followup article.

At any rate, from a report in The Guardian published at about 9am Eastern time this morning:


It doesn't appear that...
Forum: USA Politics 2nd November 2022, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 142,069
Posted By newyorkguy
Trending on Twitter except: Doggone it! ;)

Trending on Twitter except:


Doggone it! ;)
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 2nd November 2022, 05:11 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,618
Posted By newyorkguy
The German news program Tagesschau also reports...

The German news program Tagesschau also reports Bolsonaro's communications minister as saying Bolsonaro is ready to concede, or at least has no plans to contest the election. This report is...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 1st November 2022, 08:15 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,618
Posted By newyorkguy
It's starting to look like Bolsonaro will be...

It's starting to look like Bolsonaro will be leaving the presidency. He's no donald trump, after all. And I mean that as a compliment. ;)

This evening CNN reported:
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