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A Tweet Or Two

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111 Responses to “A Tweet Or Two”


  1. August 29, 2014 at 3:46 pm

    Fantastic tweets Nerdy, thank yoooooooooou!!!

  2. August 29, 2014 at 3:56 pm

    GA TOD…Conrgats GB & hope everyone enjoys their Labor Day weekend!

    Interesting findings on the potential economic impact of comprehensive immigration reform via Brookings Int.: This report uses a new database on foreign student visa approvals from 2001 to 2012 to analyze their distribution in the United States, finding that:

    The number of foreign students on F-1 visas in U.S. colleges and universities grew dramatically from 110,000 in 2001 to 524,000 in 2012. The sharpest increases occurred among students from emerging economies such as China and Saudi Arabia. Foreigners studying for bachelor’s and master’s degrees and English language training accounted for most of the overall growth.

    Foreign students are concentrated in U.S. metropolitan areas. From 2008 to 2012, 85 percent of foreign students pursuing a bachelor’s degree or above attended colleges and universities in 118 metro areas that collectively accounted for 73 percent of U.S. higher education students. They contributed approximately $21.8 billion in tuition and $12.8 billion in other spending—representing a major services export—to those metropolitan economies over the five-year period.

    Most foreign students come from large fast-growing cities in emerging markets. Ninety-four (94) foreign cities together accounted for more than half of all students on an F-1 visa between 2008 and 2012. Seoul, Beijing, Shanghai, Hyderabad and Riyadh are the five foreign cities that sent the most higher education students to the United States during that time.

    Foreign students disproportionately study STEM and business fields. Two-thirds of foreign students pursuing a bachelor’s or higher degree are in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) or business, management and marketing fields, versus 48 percent of students in the United States. Both large (San Jose, Calif.) and small (Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas) metro areas figure among those with the highest shares of their foreign students in STEM disciplines.

    Forty-five (45) percent of foreign student graduates extend their visas to work in the same metropolitan area as their college or university. Metro areas that retain high shares of their foreign graduates under the temporary Optional Practical Training (OPT) program tend to be either large diversified economies (e.g., New York, Los Angeles), or specialized labor markets that align closely with foreign graduates’ training (e.g., Honolulu, Seattle, Las Vegas).

    These findings suggest that foreign students can provide important economic benefits to their U.S. metropolitan destinations—serving as bridges back to their growing home cities and offering valuable skills to local employers. More metropolitan leaders should emulate leading practices that capitalize on the knowledge and relationships of foreign students to strengthen local economies while also maximizing students’ educational and professional experiences in the United States….continued

  3. 15 MadameSoph
    August 29, 2014 at 4:00 pm

    Yes, great tweet collection NW!

    Re the tweet about how Medicare Spending projections have fallen, due in part to the ACA, I can’t help but think about how, in 2010 and 2012, the GOP was trying to scare all the current Medicare recipients into voting against Dems and the President because of the ACA (I was more than a little bit irritated at this sort of “I’ve got mine, so screw you” mentality). Now it turns out that the ACA will help preserve the solvency of Medicare. Those of us who actually paid attention to the law knew this would happen, of course. :-)

    • 16 jackiegrumbacher
      August 29, 2014 at 5:04 pm

      MSoph, the key is “actually paid attention.” Republicans and their GOP media arm always distort the truth if it’s favorable to Dems, but those who listen, read and learn will always be able to spot the lies and make their own sound decisions.

    • 17 Nerdy Wonka
      August 29, 2014 at 11:18 pm

      Thanks, MadameSoph.

  4. August 29, 2014 at 4:09 pm

    “…Many of the 1.1 billion people out there who use Microsoft Office don’t have a choice. They live in tiny Excel cells and PowerPoint decks because it’s what the IT department ordered. But if you just bought a new computer or need to update your productivity software, it’s time to ask one of today’s toughest tech questions: Do I really need to buy Microsoft Office?

    You can find most Office features in the free competitors—all of which can open and edit Office documents. These rivals provide better Web functionality and online collaboration. But Microsoft’s Office 365 subscription now includes perks that make the expense easier to rationalize. Here’s a look at what Microsoft Office 365 and its two rivals have to offer…continued”

    • August 29, 2014 at 4:13 pm

      I’m thinking about installing Open Office on mine and the missus’ computers. I have Office 2007, while she doesn’t have anything at all. I was thinking about Office 365, but do I really want to pay a yearly subscription when I can get the same functionality for free?

      • August 29, 2014 at 4:18 pm

        I’m still using Office 2010…fortunately I can use Office 365 if I need it for free through my school, but the access expires every 6 months(and they don’t format w/ ’10 version.) I’m in the same boat as you about the subscribing.

  5. August 29, 2014 at 4:15 pm

    Afternoon all.

    I have a bit of thinking to do. A good friend of mine got a job in NYC and is leaving this weekend. She’s a school librarian, which means her job here will be bulletined soon. I’m seriously thinking about applying for it. The perks—all that time off—are just too good to pass up. And as I’m bilingual, and the supply of Latino librarians is criminally small, I have a good shot. Advice is welcomed.

    • August 29, 2014 at 4:19 pm

      Ah, an interesting decision for you to make LL. I have to say, all that time off sounds huuuuugely appealing, would give you time to focus on your writing and other interests. How do you feel about your current job?

      • August 29, 2014 at 4:21 pm

        Oh, I love my current job. It’s just that this might be even better. I’ll talk with my friend over the next couple of weeks and find out about everything that she does, what she likes/doesn’t like. She’s going to be a school librarian again in NYC, so she must like the work enough. I’d be teaching the kids research skills and how to use the library, which I think would be cool.

        • August 29, 2014 at 4:29 pm

          Well, as you say, if she’s going for a similar job again, that’s the ultimate recommendation. Like Man United, maybe a new challenge is what you need :???:

        • 26 MightyPamela
          August 29, 2014 at 7:12 pm

          LL, in any setting you will be influencing children, but in a school setting even more so. You would have a terrific opportunity to help shape their lives, maybe even help some avoid making poor decisions, be a role model for young men, thus helping even more to shape the future. Like PBO does ~ he knows the future lies in their hands and in the choices they will make. Will be interested to watch your views develop.

    • 27 Vicki
      August 29, 2014 at 4:22 pm

      I’m not hearing any downside, LL. What are the negatives?

      • August 29, 2014 at 4:23 pm

        None that I can discern as of yet. I’ll have to ask her what kind of boss her principal is. I have an awesome boss right now. But, I’m LL. I can work with anyone.

        • 29 GGAIL
          August 29, 2014 at 4:37 pm

          LL, would this be a lateral move pay-wise?

          • August 29, 2014 at 6:16 pm

            More or less. Because all California employee pay records are online, I was able to see what she made. Base salary is the same. I get more benefits, but that’s because I have the common law missus. Factor health coverage for her in, and the total pay should be about the same.

        • 31 MadameSoph
          August 29, 2014 at 4:40 pm

          LL, one of my clients is a college librarian and she loves her job. Would this be for elementary, middle, high school? She said she prefers her job to when she was at a public library because there were too many kids that were dropped off without their parents and they didn’t just sit and read but ran around and played and were little terrors and she felt like more of a baby sitter than a librarian. When I was a kid I used to go to the library after school and wait for my mom to get off work, but I would sit and read and be quiet (it was the library, after all! :-) )

          If you love your job now, that’s something to consider. I can work with anyone too, but I’ve had some bosses in the past that were a nightmare. Even though I smiled and nodded and made it work, I was miserable doing it.

          Nice to have choices though, buona fortuna!

        • 33 japa21
          August 29, 2014 at 4:43 pm

          What grades? Elementary or HS? I know one of your favorite activities is working with kids so that can be important, and you probably won’t have too many requests for Ann Coulter books.

          And check out the time off. Summer can be busy time for school libraries, making sure they have all the books on various reading lists, setting up special programs for the kids, etc.

        • 35 0388jojothecat
          August 29, 2014 at 4:43 pm

          The opportunity sounds great….how secure are school librarians? Can the schools cut librarians due to budget short falls or are all librarians subject to budget cuts…city & state?

        • 37 57andfemale
          August 29, 2014 at 5:12 pm

          It’s always good to apply and to interview. You can decide if the job is for you after those interactions.

          It’s good to put yourself out there, get the reaction of people who hire people for a living.

          Do it. No need to decide right now if it’s your dream job.

        • August 29, 2014 at 6:39 pm

          My wife was a school librarian for 27 years. Lots of stress and the first to get laid off when budget crunch hits. Demanding teachers and administrators, and behavior problems with kids. I would think twice about leaving a public library job.

          • August 29, 2014 at 6:45 pm

            It’s funny. I met this friend when we both started out at the same library. She got fed up working with the public after a year, and took the school job. The one thing she complained about was processing all the textbooks. Other than that, she seems to like being a school librarian. But, yes, I pretty much have a job for life in my system. I’m quite aware that the school librarian’s job is less secure.

            • August 29, 2014 at 11:32 pm

              Ah, text books. That is the thing my wife does not miss at all. Processing, tracking, and dealing with angry parents who don’t want to reimburse when the textbook isn’t returned.

            • August 29, 2014 at 11:34 pm

              There are no, none, zero librarians left in the district my wife worked in. All the positions were cut and not to be restored. Job security matters.

    • 42 arapaho415
      August 29, 2014 at 4:39 pm

      Unless your commute will be the commute from hell, can’t see any downsides for you to apply for the new gig.

      Having a boss that supports you is the most important quality in a boss IMO — I once had a boss that made me want to jump off a bridge, and another that we called “Queen of Mean (ala Leona Helmsley)” — but if your new boss isn’t that bad, then a great opportunity for you.

      I guess the most important consideration for you is if the school district places any restrictions on your publishing your work — but the extra time you’d get to devote to your luminous craft and making mouthwatering dinners sounds divine — plus no entrenched RWNJs, just young minds open to all possibilities.

      How exciting for you!

    • 44 sjterrid
      August 29, 2014 at 4:46 pm

      I don’t see any downside of applying for this job. I think you would be great.

      I agree with Chips, that it will give you more time to pursue your writing.

    • 45 aquagranny911
      August 29, 2014 at 4:57 pm

      I say def go for it! You would be wonderful at the job. You are a natural teacher & I think you would enjoy expanding the young minds. You would be working regular days, no week ends & would have school vacays to do your own writing. Good luck!

      • 46 carolyn
        August 29, 2014 at 5:30 pm

        LL…..excellent ideas from all the TODers. I figure every interview is a good experience, and yes, , if you interview you don’t have to take it if you find out it’s now what you want. I’ve always worked in schools, at different levels, and love them. I also notice that librarians, wherever they work, are some of the happiest people I know!

    • August 29, 2014 at 7:36 pm

      Good luck, LL!

      Go for it!!

  6. 49 Vicki
    August 29, 2014 at 4:20 pm

    Tim Wu (D) is the Real thing and Kathy Hochul (D) is the Wrong thing.

    If you live in New York State or you know people who do please help spread the word that Tim Wu stands an excellent chance of winning the Primary and joining Cuomo on the (D) ticket in the General Election.

    Kathy Hochul is proud of her anti-Obamacare votes and her “A” rating from the NRA.

    Tim Wu, whose twitter handle is superwuster, invented the term “net neutrality” is a Professor at Columbia, married with an 11 month old daughter, tall, handsome, and if elected will be the first Asian American to win statewide office in N Y State. Every one of his positions concurs with Mayor de Blasio’s and mine.

    This will be a low turnout election and NYC has a huge, highly aware and civic-minded Asian electorate. I think Tim Wu, who nobody had heard of a month ago, has a terrific chance.

    Primary is Sept. 9 and we need to show up in NY and vote for this guy.

  7. August 29, 2014 at 4:40 pm

    The College Football Grid of Shame: As Season Begins, We Rank Everyone on How Good—And How Shameful—They Are

    “College football is the ultimate balancing act between athletics and ethics: How much does your school win, and how far must it go to do it? Every school is trying, somewhat futilely, to maximize its glory while minimizing the damage inherent in this megabucks business of “amateur” football. And so, with the season beginning in earnest on Thursday, The Wall Street Journal presents the Grid of Shame, our fourth-annual guide to the most powerful and deplorable teams in college football.

    The Grid is a way of sorting out which fans can boast about their team—on and/or off the field—and who should think again before gloating. The horizontal axis assesses on-field strength for this upcoming season. We took the preseason ratings of all 128 major-college teams from several media outlets and predictive computer models, then averaged them together to smooth out the slight outliers. The better the team, the farther they are on the right.

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    The vertical axis measures shame. This is trickier to quantify, of course, but there is data to help the cause. We decided the thin line between admirable and embarrassing with a weighted calculation of every team’s academic performance, NCAA violation and probationary record, attendance figures, off-season arrests, total funding it takes from the university or state and amount that student fees subsidize the athletic department….continued via WSJ”

    LL, interesting tidbit I just found out….Stanton Truitt an incoming freshman WR for Auburn is the brother of UCLA badass LB/RB Myles Jack..I can’t wait for kickoff tomorrow. Good luck on your season….& everyone’s favorite team:

    • 51 japa21
      August 29, 2014 at 4:48 pm

      For what it is worth, all but one of the 14 Big Ten schools is on the admirable side, and the one that isn’t is just below the line. And most of them are also on the PowerHouse side, showing that you can be good on and off the field.

      • August 29, 2014 at 4:57 pm

        This is true, I would quibble that the level of play has fallen off the since expansion, but these are all premiere institutions….(I believe you are from Chicago area) are you a Northwestern fan?

        • 53 japa21
          August 29, 2014 at 5:02 pm

          Northwestern fan (son got his PhD there) but Michigan State graduate and fervent follower.

          • August 29, 2014 at 5:04 pm

            I think w/ Braxton being out for the season the biggest game for Michigan St. will be the Oregon matchup. B/C the conference is so weak this year Big 10 will have to go undefeated to make the playoffs.

            • 55 japa21
              August 29, 2014 at 6:30 pm

              No, losing to Oregon on the road won’t prevent MSU from being in the playoffs. My guess is that there will only be, at most, one undefeated team.

  8. 56 MadameSoph
    August 29, 2014 at 4:48 pm

    Quick question for Nerdy Wonka and any other Texas TODers:

    I keep getting endless emails from Leticia Van De Putte, who is running for Lt Gov in Texas. I usually delete them, but today I got one asking me to donate $5 to her campaign from Cecile Richards, of Planned Parenthood. What’s the story on Leticia Van De Putte? Is she a good candidate and does she have any chance of winning?

    • 57 carolyn
      August 29, 2014 at 5:28 pm

      Madame Soph…..I live in Oklahoma, but my son and family live in Texas, so I’ve kept up with this gubernatorial election. Leticia Van De Putte is superb. She is the demo candidate and served in the legislature with Wendy Davis. In Texas the Lt. Gov has more legislative power than the gov. She would decide what comes up for vote, what goes to committees, who gets committee assignments, etc. If Wendy Davis had her for a lt.gov, great positive changes could come to Texas.
      Her name fools people. She is Hispanic, but married a Belgian, so her last name is not Hispanic. She is whip smart!!! The current lt. gov, Abbott, who’s running for gov, is one reason Texas has the problems they have…..he is corrupt. Texas has one of the statutorily weakest governors in the country. They talk big, but really don’t do much.

      • 58 carolyn
        August 29, 2014 at 5:46 pm

        MadameSoph…..answer #2. To find out why Leticia Van De Putte is so desperately needed, read the article in Politicususa about Greg Abbott, the present lt. gov and his scheme to rob education of funds. He got royally knocked down today by a federal judge. This is important to me because my precious grandchildren go to school in Texas. I was thrilled with the ruling. I have been sending money to Wendy Davis for my family, but have not had any requests from LV. If I receive a request from Cecile Richards (I’m on her list) I will probably donate……my grandkids need her, as so millions of other school children in Texas.

    • 60 Nerdy Wonka
      August 29, 2014 at 11:25 pm

      She’s fantastic. Donate to her if you can. Lieutenant Governors in Texas have incredible legislative power and decide what bills come to the floor for a vote. That’s how Republicans were able to get all the education cuts, social welfare cuts, VRA tampering, and rolling back of women’s rights to come to fruition. They had David Dewhurst.

      So donate, donate, donate.

      Also, donate to John Bucy because he’s running neck and neck with a Republican and looks likely to flip a very red district to blue. If more Democrats are in the legislature, that only helps.

  9. 62 hopefruit2
    August 29, 2014 at 5:18 pm

    So this Right Wing blogger “Chuck Johnson” is the one who has supposedly filed a lawsuit to have Mike Brown’s juvenile records unsealed. He has been spreading rumors generated by “anonymous cop” sources about Mike Brown’s supposed involvement in earlier crimes. See how his “confirmed ” stories don’t add up and then he quickly tries to change his story. Note how his story evolves from “confirmed” to “that’s why we need records to verify” but this man is clearly is desperate….

    https://twitter.com/Wtc832/status/505443952653500419

    And then he says this (to which I responded):

  10. 70 hopefruit2
    August 29, 2014 at 5:22 pm

    And then there’s that…

    • 71 anniebella
      August 29, 2014 at 5:35 pm

      So 18 year old Michael Brown died because he was in the middle of the road. What ashame. A black man life doesn’t mean a dam thing to people like Darrin Wilson.

    • 72 dotster3
      August 29, 2014 at 6:23 pm

      the reporting I saw was the initial stop was because they were walking down the middle of the street—–and as he was dealing with that the call came in about the robbery—-and he noticed the cigarillos in their hands. Don’t know if that’s true, but that’s what was reported at the time—–actually a clarification after the chief said the 2 weren’t stopped because of robbery (and people ran with that)—–but it was after Wilson had first interacted with them that he heard reports of robbery—–which I presume resulted in further questioning.

      • 73 hopefruit2
        August 29, 2014 at 6:29 pm

        That’s not what the Chief said in his initial report, and its not what he said when he released the name of the cop AND the video. And that’s not what the Chief is saying now.

        Because if that were the case, the incident report would have filed on the same day and indicate so. It didn’t.

        The reports you heard probably came from media speculation and/or the PD trying to “build” a narrative as they went along.

        • 74 dotster3
          August 29, 2014 at 6:34 pm

          Maybe—–hopefully the whole truth will be revealed. But I did hear an immediate clarification of the chief’s initial comments—–now whether that was truth or someone in the PD interjecting falsely, I do not know. No one does yet.

      • 75 Linda
        August 29, 2014 at 6:32 pm

        I think that claim from the mystery person ” Josie “

        • 76 dotster3
          August 29, 2014 at 6:39 pm

          This was pre-josie—–shortly after police chief’s initial comments. No clue what is true—just reporting what I heard—or read.

  11. 77 anniebella
    August 29, 2014 at 5:30 pm

    Today would have been the King of Pop 56th birthday. Happy Birthday Michael J. Jackson.

  12. 78 hopefruit2
    August 29, 2014 at 5:33 pm

    Creeping up…creeping up…as predicted and as it gets closer to the actual election….

    • 79 Vicki
      August 29, 2014 at 5:55 pm

      Yes, hopefruit. Plenty of reasons to be joyful.
      Big Eddie just covered the rising tide that will overturn the GOP Governorships in Michigan, Florida, Wisconsin, Arkansas, and Kansas.
      Let me add Maine, Georgia, and possibly Texas to that list.

      Looking good, Democrats!

    • 80 Nena20409
      August 29, 2014 at 6:13 pm

      So now D’Kos and HuffPost are seeking for @SamWongPhD Princeton analysis for 2014 Nov Midterm elections?

      Okeydokie…….I declare.

      • 81 Nena20409
        August 29, 2014 at 6:21 pm

        Our Amk would once in a while mention another statistician……Zinger(sp) or so…..I wonder what he is saying about the 2014 election. Both SWong and Zinger had better numbers in 2012 than Nate Silver.

    • August 29, 2014 at 6:43 pm

      Sam Wang is the gold standard right now for electoral prediction in my view.

      • 83 hopefruit2
        August 29, 2014 at 6:46 pm

        Indeed. Looks like a few in the media are finally catching up to stuff that we TODers have been thinking/saying for a while.

  13. 84 57andfemale
    August 29, 2014 at 5:35 pm

  14. 85 dotster3
    August 29, 2014 at 6:00 pm

    Great photo of Sam and Alex——and I don’t care that the millionaires are mad about their sea planes being grounded. They can fly and float another day.

    http://www.grubstreet.com/2014/08/sam-kass-wedding-blue-hill-stone-barns.html

  15. August 29, 2014 at 6:05 pm

    Just a bit of speculation, but I’d not be surprised if some folk are having a very unpleasant evening, early morning, right about now. Suspect we’ll know more after ~ 10 pm EDT.

  16. 88 Nena20409
    August 29, 2014 at 6:10 pm

    A might fine Au :star: for G <3 B ;)
    Good Evening TOD.

  17. 90 Vicki
    August 29, 2014 at 6:13 pm

    Breaking news according to twitter: Mitch’s campaign manager Jesse Benton is resigning. (not confirmed, so we will see)

    • 91 Nena20409
      August 29, 2014 at 6:15 pm

      Hmm?

      On a Friday evening? Was he not the same guy that worked for Rand Paul in 2010?

      Too Bad…..TRMS would not be able to nail the last nail on his coffin…… ;)

  18. August 29, 2014 at 6:13 pm

    Hey everyone, thanks for all the advice. Sorry, work got a little hectic. It’ll be interesting to see when the job is posted what the duties. are. Then again, the school district may just cut the job and have a library tech man the library. Hard telling these days. Public employment goes up and down with the economy. I’m lucky that my system didn’t have layoffs, but we did shorten library hours.

  19. 93 Linda
    August 29, 2014 at 6:15 pm

    Mitch McConnell’s Campaign Manager Resigns

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnnell’s (R-KY) campaign manager, Jesse Benton, plans to resign his position as the top official on McConnell’s re-election campaign, The Kentucky Herald-Leader reported Friday afternoon.

    According to the Herald-Leader, Benton met with McConnell on Friday afternoon and gave the top Senate Republican his letter of resignation, which McConnell accepted.

    Benton’s resignation is effective Saturday.

    Benton’s resignation comes amidst a bribery scandal from when he was the political director for Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) during the 2012 presidential campaign that could spill over into McConnell’s re-election fight. Benton has stressed that he is innocent and blamed “inaccurate press accounts and unsubstantiated media rumors.”

    http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/mitch-mcconnell-campaign-manager-jesse-benton-resign

    • 94 hopefruit2
      August 29, 2014 at 6:19 pm

      MSM’s reporting of McConnell’s bad news is rather subdued. I recall it was quite different for Harry Reid…

      • 95 Linda
        August 29, 2014 at 6:25 pm

        Everyone needs to remember that Jesse Benton was also involved in the Rand Paul Senate campaign.

        I think he is married to a Paul family member….

      • 96 Vicki
        August 29, 2014 at 6:33 pm

        MSM squarely behind the turtle. What worries me is that Dems aren’t either interested in Alison or are not being permitted to speak for her. Is there some sort of fix in?

        • 97 99ts
          August 29, 2014 at 7:38 pm

          In her non-interview – Alison spoke of “illegal” actions by the President – not sure that will entice many dems to speak for her.

          Thus said – the media is ALWAYS behind the GOPer – nothing is ever his/her fault – blaming the staff, the wife, the children is what GOPers do.

  20. 98 Nena20409
    August 29, 2014 at 6:16 pm

    Excellent Tweets NW. Fantastic.

  21. 100 Linda
    August 29, 2014 at 6:18 pm

    Judge Tosses Out McDaniel Challenge To Senate Runoff Results

    Judge Hollis McGehee on Friday dismissed state Sen. Chris McDaniel’s (R) lawsuit challenging the runoff results in the Mississippi Republican primary for U.S. Senate citing that McDaniel was too late to file his complaint.

    It’s the latest speed bump for McDaniel since the June 24 runoff, which Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) won.

    McDaniel’s team, in response, argued that no such deadline existed in state law and that the decision the Cochran lawyers had been citing was for old elections. The law that included that deadline, McDaniel’s lawyers argued, had been updated.

    McDaniel can still appeal the lawsuit to the state Supreme Court. If the Mississippi Supreme Court disagrees with McGehee’s Friday ruling then the case will go to trial.

    http://talkingpointsmemo.com/dc/judge-hollis-mcgehee-ruling-motion-to-dismiss-thad-cochran-chris-mcdaniel

  22. August 29, 2014 at 6:19 pm

    • 102 Nena20409
      August 29, 2014 at 6:25 pm

      Kaboom!

      The simple fact in the Fake outrage about a suit.

      It’s been always the Man In The Suit that is their heartache.

    • 103 dotster3
      August 29, 2014 at 6:29 pm

      I still think it’s pure, extreme jealousy. They know they would never look that good in a suit of any color——and they know the person in the suit is a million times more the man than they could ever hope to be—-by every measure. They are obsessed with him——as is the entire media and seemingly everyone——they see/know the same things we see and know, whether they’re willing to admit it or not. No one would comment on what some ugly old president was wearing—-no one would care.

    • 104 MadameSoph
      August 29, 2014 at 6:32 pm

      OMG, this is perfect!

  23. 105 Nena20409
    August 29, 2014 at 6:29 pm

    Interesting……UT was not allowed a statehood until they abolished…….Polygamy…..well….on paper, that is. The Romney family and many others left USA.

    Hmm?

  24. 106 hopefruit2
    August 29, 2014 at 6:30 pm

  25. August 29, 2014 at 6:30 pm

    • 110 Linda
      August 29, 2014 at 6:39 pm

      Wow….I also heard someone say he heard the officer say ” I’m going to shoot you ” which is what Dorian Johnson also said he heard.


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