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Bromance And Good Causes

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121 Responses to “Bromance And Good Causes”


  1. July 31, 2018 at 2:37 pm

    “If these blueprints go live, and Americans die because of it, their deaths will be at the hands of Trump.”
    Here is Why Trump is to Blame for Terrorists potentially Getting 3-D Plastic Guns: (politicus.usa)

  2. July 31, 2018 at 2:54 pm

  3. 7 Nena20409
    July 31, 2018 at 3:03 pm


    I sent this with the Tweet below.

    • 8 Gazelle
      July 31, 2018 at 8:42 pm

      Nena, I laughed so much at that SNL skit, combined w/ that lunch trip! And Joey saying, “Give the Boss one of those too”! ❤😂

  4. 9 Nena20409
    July 31, 2018 at 3:21 pm

  5. July 31, 2018 at 3:33 pm

  6. 12 Nena20409
    July 31, 2018 at 3:36 pm

    Whataboutism backhanded compliment, Beltway style.

  7. July 31, 2018 at 3:41 pm

    JHC!!!!

  8. 17 Nena20409
    July 31, 2018 at 3:46 pm

  9. 19 Nena20409
    July 31, 2018 at 3:47 pm

  10. 20 Nena20409
    July 31, 2018 at 3:58 pm

  11. July 31, 2018 at 4:16 pm

    Totally normal BS

  12. 25 Nena20409
    July 31, 2018 at 4:18 pm

  13. July 31, 2018 at 4:24 pm

    Black Women Lead

    • 27 0388jojothecat
      July 31, 2018 at 5:19 pm

      Unfortunately they will largely ignore us to pursue the “angry white GOP voter”. I hope there will be more and more minority women elected until we are in the majority in the House and at least 1/3rd in the Senate.

  14. 30 desertflower
    July 31, 2018 at 4:54 pm

    He’s giving back in a HUGE way:) Thank you, LaBron!

  15. July 31, 2018 at 5:15 pm

  16. 34 0388jojothecat
    July 31, 2018 at 5:23 pm

    The NFL players needs to tell the illegitimate WH occupant to STFU about what’s patriotic when he sucks up to Putin and Rocket man.

  17. 35 No Child Left Behind
    July 31, 2018 at 5:52 pm

    Where are my Berniebros?

  18. 36 No Child Left Behind
    July 31, 2018 at 5:54 pm

  19. July 31, 2018 at 6:08 pm

  20. 39 Nena20409
    July 31, 2018 at 7:05 pm

  21. 42 Nena20409
    July 31, 2018 at 7:18 pm

  22. July 31, 2018 at 7:18 pm

  23. July 31, 2018 at 7:29 pm

    • 46 0388jojothecat
      July 31, 2018 at 7:52 pm

      The way the GWB team are part of the Dotards team, I am sure they would have either kept and used Gores information against him. GOP have NO principles.

  24. July 31, 2018 at 7:31 pm

  25. July 31, 2018 at 7:58 pm

    THANK YOU, Senator Harris

  26. 50 Nena20409
    July 31, 2018 at 7:59 pm

  27. 51 Nena20409
    July 31, 2018 at 8:01 pm

  28. July 31, 2018 at 8:38 pm

  29. July 31, 2018 at 9:36 pm

    yup

  30. July 31, 2018 at 10:28 pm

    3D-Printed Gun Blueprints Already Downloaded: More than 4,500 downloads as of this afternoon.
    Includes an AR-15.
    Trump blocked the previous Administration’s block on the blueprints.
    -Trump’s head must roll for this.

  31. 57 Nena20409
    July 31, 2018 at 10:53 pm

  32. 59 jacquelineoboomer
    August 1, 2018 at 12:28 am

    Ha. Somebody remind me! I’ve been waiting for the bagpipes!

    • 60 jacquelineoboomer
      August 1, 2018 at 12:30 am

  33. 61 jacquelineoboomer
    August 1, 2018 at 12:41 am

    She (a Republican, last I heard) no likey. She slices and dices trump every day. Yay!

  34. 63 jacquelineoboomer
    August 1, 2018 at 12:58 am

    Good for Jon, for getting involved. Rick Scott must be retired, and not allowed to replace Bill Nelson in the Senate!

  35. 64 rikyrah
    August 1, 2018 at 8:57 am

    It is common to criticize D’s for being against, rather than for, things. But I am against jailing children. I am against taking away healthcare. I am against government the transferring wealth upward. I’m against oppression. I’m against corruption. I’m against pollution.

    — Brian Schatz (@brianschatz) July 30, 2018

  36. 65 rikyrah
    August 1, 2018 at 9:10 am

    Hmmmmm

    Great piece from @davideckelswade – the Manafort trial is “about the astonishing ways in which Vladimir Putin effectively transformed Manafort into a Kremlin subsidiary.” https://t.co/by6hvVYAo1

    — Max Bergmann (@maxbergmann) July 31, 2018

  37. 66 rikyrah
    August 1, 2018 at 9:42 am

    Public evidence suggests Mueller able to bring conspiracy charge

    Chuck Rosenberg, former U.S. attorney, and Jeremy Bash, former CIA chief of staff, talk with Nicolle Wallace about the legal meaning of conspiracy and why they think, based on the evidence made public so far, that Robert Mueller has enough to charge someone with conspiracy.

  38. 67 rikyrah
    August 1, 2018 at 9:43 am

    Schmidt: GOP losses will concentrate more extreme Trump support

    Steve Schmidt, political strategist, explains why Republican losses in a blue wave election would leave a smaller, more loyal-to-Trump group of Republicans with only the most extreme Trump supporting constituency.

  39. 68 rikyrah
    August 1, 2018 at 9:49 am

    Facebook still being used to stoke racial animus, split Americans

    Kara Swisher, executive editor of Recode, talks with Nicolle Wallace about Facebook’s announcement that it has found more “bad actors” using its platform to try to divide Americans against each other, and the problems Facebook is having policing its own platform for this kind of material.
    Jul.31.2018

    • August 1, 2018 at 11:55 am

      It does not take much to stoke racism in America….Racism is as American as apple pie!!….White American does not want to admit it….If we came to terms with our racist past, our racist present…perhaps we would have a better chance of NOT having a racist future

  40. 70 rikyrah
    August 1, 2018 at 10:14 am

    George Takei was on LarryO last night talking about his experience at the Internment Camps during WWII. Heartbreaking.

  41. 71 rikyrah
    August 1, 2018 at 10:31 am

    Looks beautiful
    …………………………………

    In Mexico City, Ballerinas Dance in Traffic—and It’s Absolutely Captivating
    A burst of brightness in a city notorious for traffic.
    DAVID BEARDAUG. 1, 2018 9:00 AM

    Is this a flash mob? A comedy troupe? Some strange protest along a busy intersection in Mexico City?

    Not quite. These seven ballet dancers from the Ardentía dance company are performing selections from “The Nutcracker” and “Swan Lake” and even grooving to Michael Jackson in a downtown crosswalk in the Mexican capital.

    Granted, the performances only last 58 seconds—the time it takes for a traffic light to change from red to green—but they’re making a big impact. Over the past couple of weeks, the Ardentía company has performed these mini-shows to brighten the lives of weary commuters, part of an initiative called “the theatricality of public space,” reports the Associated Press. The performances have drawn large crowds and captivated photographers across the city.

  42. August 1, 2018 at 11:00 am

    Good morning, TOD! On the run, however, wanted to leave this with you:

  43. 74 desertflower
    August 1, 2018 at 11:54 am

    Morning everyone. If you’re in his state..he seems like a good guy to support. Be a voter.

  44. 75 desertflower
    August 1, 2018 at 12:06 pm

  45. August 1, 2018 at 12:22 pm

  46. 79 rikyrah
    August 1, 2018 at 12:34 pm

    There is no liberal case for Brett Kavanaugh
    By DAVID SINGH GREWAL and AMY KAPCZYNSKI AND ISSA KOHLER-HAUSMANN
    AUG 01, 2018 | 4:15 AM

    In the past few weeks, many conservative voices have spoken in support of President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh. But so have some liberal lawyers, including some of our colleagues at Yale Law School. Why would left-leaning attorneys lend their authority to a judge who has an unmistakable record of hostility to core liberal causes, from abortion rights to voting rights, from environmental regulations to restraints on presidential power?

    In celebrating Kavanaugh, liberals may be acting out nostalgia for a long-gone bipartisan appointment process. They may be failing to admit the importance of values to judging, or they may be misreading Kavanaugh’s record. Perhaps they think he is the best nominee they can hope for, or that his personal virtue recommends his confirmation. Then again, maybe they are simply seeking influence. None of these are creditable reasons: There is no liberal case for Kavanaugh.
    .

  47. 80 desertflower
    August 1, 2018 at 12:40 pm

  48. 81 desertflower
    August 1, 2018 at 12:42 pm

    The endorsements of our Forever President. VOTE

    • 82 Nena20409
      August 1, 2018 at 1:01 pm

      GA, TODbots.
      🙂
      The Bear is endorsing folks and tweeting this AM; ❤ ❤ ❤ It.

    • August 1, 2018 at 1:10 pm

      In NC, he endorse the daughter/niece of my life-long friends! Sydney Batch!

  49. 86 desertflower
    August 1, 2018 at 12:47 pm

    HUNDREDS.

  50. August 1, 2018 at 12:55 pm

    OMG

  51. August 1, 2018 at 12:59 pm

    Hmmmmm……..

    • 92 Nena20409
      August 1, 2018 at 1:44 pm

      Makes sense….The Mueller folks want to use him during Next Month’s trial… Manafort’s Money Laundering case or during making a case against the current illegal occupant in the WH.

    • 95 Don
      August 1, 2018 at 1:53 pm

      Hmmmmm indeed, makes sense seeing as Manafort was basically trying to rob a bank without even putting on a ski mask. Maybe Gates got a great plea deal because of what we told Mueller about Trump.

  52. August 1, 2018 at 1:08 pm

    yeahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh boyyyyyyyyyyy!!!!!!

  53. 97 desertflower
    August 1, 2018 at 1:10 pm

    Sexist:) I see a gun with an apron tied around it…in the kitchen… Fucking guilty as sin moron. My champagne is on ice awaiting your trip to jail as you and your treasonous house of cards comes tumbling down around you. What a dirty pos you are.

    • 98 0388jojothecat
      August 1, 2018 at 3:22 pm

      Gee, dumbass, it’s YOUR Son, saying he loved getting dirt on HRC from the Russians, what do you have? A law firm associated with HRC campaign receiving the Steele Dossier (Little Marc contracted them first) and it pretty much went no where, she didn’t use it, so they contacted another Republican, John McCain, who gave it to the FBI.

  54. 99 rikyrah
    August 1, 2018 at 1:14 pm

    This Is So Much Bigger Than Paul Manafort
    With Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman on trial, America is reckoning with its very serious kleptocracy problem.

    FRANKLIN FOER
    JUL 31, 2018

    On the eve of the Paul Manafort trial, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin casually announced that the Trump administration was considering a fresh $100 billion tax cut for the wealthy. The two events—the trial and the tax cut—should be considered plot points in the very same narrative. Manafort had grown very rich by looting public monies, and Mnuchin was proposing an arguably legal version of the same.

    Unlike past Trump tax cuts, this proposed cut would be implemented by executive fiat, without a congressional vote—a highly unusual and highly undemocratic act of plunder that would redirect money from the state to further enrich the American elite, not to mention Mnuchin himself.

    The trial of Paul Manafort is not merely an episode in a larger scandal that will unfold over many chapters. It is a warning not to be ignored. It’s an occasion for the United States to awaken from its collective slumber about the creeping dangers of kleptocracy.

    So much about the American view of itself resists accepting a disturbing reality. Conventional wisdom long held that America’s free market would never tolerate the sort of clientelism, nepotism, and outright theft that prevailed in places like Brazil and Italy. Americans thought that globalization would export the hygienic habits of this nation’s financial system and its values of good government to the rest of the world. But over the past three decades, the opposite transpired: America has become the sanctuary of choice for laundered money, a bastion of shell companies and anonymously purchased real estate. American elites have learned to plant money offshore with acumen that comes close to matching their crooked counterparts abroad.

    Manafort is one of the architects of this new world order.

  55. 100 Nena20409
    August 1, 2018 at 2:02 pm

  56. 102 idon
    August 1, 2018 at 2:13 pm

    Wasn’t there supposed to be a major announcement by DOJ at 1pm eastern TODAY?

  57. 103 desertflower
    August 1, 2018 at 2:25 pm

    Need MORE reasons to vote?

  58. 104 Nena20409
    August 1, 2018 at 2:27 pm

    GOP in Congress don’t give a damn so long as They are the ones being helped by #Putin’s Cyber Warfare attacks.

    • 105 desertflower
      August 1, 2018 at 2:49 pm

      I hope Dems make ads about this. These Republicans are complicit in this tearing down of democracy. ALL OF THEM.

  59. 106 Nena20409
    August 1, 2018 at 2:30 pm

  60. 108 Nena20409
    August 1, 2018 at 2:31 pm

  61. 109 Nena20409
    August 1, 2018 at 2:36 pm

  62. 110 Nena20409
    August 1, 2018 at 2:42 pm

  63. 111 Nena20409
    August 1, 2018 at 2:48 pm

  64. 112 desertflower
    August 1, 2018 at 3:12 pm

    She likes her “neat and tidy” version of the world. In others words, DEVOID OF REALITY

  65. 113 desertflower
    August 1, 2018 at 3:23 pm

    Good on him

  66. 114 desertflower
    August 1, 2018 at 3:26 pm

  67. 115 desertflower
    August 1, 2018 at 3:33 pm

    So glad that Republicans in Congress see that we need extra $ for cyber threats against our country and are willing to appropriate money…oh, wait…

    https://www.fireeye.com/blog/threat-research/2018/08/fin7-pursuing-an-enigmatic-and-evasive-global-criminal-operation.html

    On Aug. 1, 2018, the United States District Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Washington unsealed indictments and announced the arrests of three individuals within the leadership ranks of a criminal organization that aligns with activity we have tracked since 2015 as FIN7. These malicious actors are members of one of the most prolific financial threat groups of this decade, having carefully crafted attacks targeted at more than 100 organizations. FIN7 is referred to by many vendors as “Carbanak Group,” although we do not equate all usage of the CARBANAK backdoor with FIN7. This blog explores the range of FIN7’s criminal ventures, the technical innovation and social engineering ingenuity that powered their success, a glimpse into their recent campaigns, their apparent use of a security company as a front for criminal operations, and what their success means for the threat landscape moving forward. With this release, FireEye is also providing technical context, historical indicators, and techniques that organizations can use to hunt for FIN7 behavior enterprise-wide.

    FIN7 Does the Crime…
    The threat group is characterized by their persistent targeting and large-scale theft of payment card data from victim systems, which it has monetized at least a portion of through a prominent card shop. But FIN7’s financial operations were not limited to card data theft. In some instances, when they encountered and could not obtain payment card data from point of sale (POS) systems secured with end-to-end encryption (E2EE) or point-to-point encryption (P2PE), FIN7 pivoted to target finance departments within their victim organizations.

    Furthermore, in April 2017, FireEye reported that FIN7 sent spear phishing emails to personnel involved with United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings at multiple organizations, providing further insight into FIN7’s targeting. These targeted individuals would likely have access to material non-public information that FIN7 actors could use to gain a competitive advantage in stock trading.

    Diversification of their monetization tactics has allowed the group to impact a wide range of industries beyond those solely associated with payment card industry. During campaigns that FireEye associates with FIN7, victims within the following sectors have been targeted within the United States and Europe:

  68. 116 desertflower
    August 1, 2018 at 3:34 pm

    You don’t say.

  69. 117 desertflower
    August 1, 2018 at 3:37 pm

    To be a fly on the wall:)

  70. 118 desertflower
    August 1, 2018 at 3:39 pm

  71. 120 JER
    August 1, 2018 at 3:42 pm

  72. 121 Judith Fardig
    August 2, 2018 at 11:29 am


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