Shavua Tov, The Open Forum 04.18.23

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      1. Weary Traveler

        Here it is, copied and pasted…. This is something I found trying to do some research to find the status of the anti-missionary legislation in Israel, which according the article, is now DOA.

        ““As Christians who work to bridge between Jews and Muslims, we find that once our neighbors understand that we support them unconditionally, we are free to be ourselves, which includes expressing our faith openly,” said Jonathan Miles, founder of Shevet Achim, a Christian organization that brings children from neighboring Arab countries to Israel for medical treatment.”

        Without condition would mean allowing Jews to remain Jews. That excludes proselytizing. That is the one thing many Xtian “Zionists” do not understand, which is why there are so few Xtians who can genuinely call themselves Zionists. If their scripture mandates that they evangelize, then by definition, they cannot be Zionists. Xtians fail to understand this because they believe that Zionism only applies to Israel’s right to exist as a country with its own geographic borders.

        Despite PM’s assurances, Christian Zionists bedeviled by anti-missionary bill

        https://www.timesofisrael.com/despite-pms-assurances-christian-zionists-bedeviled-by-anti-missionary-bill/

        Granted this article is nearly a month old, but I have been thinking about it a lot over the weekend. The reason being is that it touches on a larger
        issue, not just the riff between Xtians and Jews. But is actually at the heart of the turmoil much of the world is facing right now, and that is the issue of individual sovereignty versus globalist technocrats who think they know better how we should all live our lives.

        As the old saying goes, “my rights end where your rights begin, and your rights end where my rights begin.”

        The issue is really about boundaries. Somewhere as a society, the importance of boundaries was lost, hence why we are in the mess we are all in. It’s one thing to have a vigorous discussion. It’s another thing altogether to impose your will on another. If someone tries to impose their will on you no matter how many times you tell them no, it is only going to breed resentment.

          1. Weary Traveler

            That’s exactly why I ended up hating over 90% of my neighbors. They showed themselves to be just like Nazis. Even before COVID with all their Trump Derangement Syndrome.

        1. Proud Conservative Mom

          I heard about this bill.
          It is a crying shame that it will never be passed.

          Notice how the Christians spoke about it as if the potential law would have hindered and censored them in practicing their religion.
          EXCUSE ME?!
          When did Jews ever try to censor or remove the Christian Bible from Christians?!
          How very ironic when over the years, Christians censored even Jewish Prayers! 🤬🤬🤬

          They went berserk because almost all Christian Zionists are missionaries.
          Rabbi Tovia Singer talks about it frequently.

          He made Aliyah because the missionary problem is Stage Four.

          The missionaries want to be free to continue prosthelytizing zealously.
          THAT, is the issue.

          Missionaries purposefully rip down any boundaries.
          They are EVIL.

          I am so sick of their lying self-righteous BS.
          They are after the Jews.
          FINIS.
          They are such lying SCUM.
          🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬

          (FYI, missionaries went nuts on Twitter about this a month ago.)

          “Without condition would mean allowing Jews to remain Jews. That excludes proselytizing.”
          THANK YOU, and EXACTLY.

          For some reason, the phrase”for the greater good ” hit me.
          Now I see the connection.
          (I’m a little slow right now due to my antihistamine. 🤦)
          They insist that the conversion of Jews is for our “greater good.”
          They are so magnanimously trying to save us from ourselves.

          I seriously want to burn these people at the stake.

          🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬

          (Apologies for venting and pardon the language.)

          1. Weary Traveler

            Feel free to vent. I hate them too. It’s harder and harder for me to not hate all Xtians equally. I know I certainly have no love for their religion, and them trying to impose their will on my generation by trying to take away our music from us. And not all they wanted to ban had curse words in it either. Most of it didn’t.

            And if that wasn’t bad enough, I would have to encounter those self-righteous end timer types.

            They remind me of Democrats in too many ways.

          2. Weary Traveler

            They are truly sick in the head. Sometimes I find it difficult to talk about them without sounding like the NYC Transit System myself.

            Marty and I were watching an old Sam Kinison comedy show last night, and we both laughed at the end when it showed him taking off in his Corvette that had a license plate that read “EX REV”. The whole first part of his routine was making fun of Jesus and “The Last Supper.”

            He said they had to rewrite the gospels because in reality, Jesus actually told his disciples where they can all go. LOL

    1. george linker

      Medical treatment has long been a socialists postition that has always meant state control. Those controlling things saw the time to snap the trap.

      1. Weary Traveler

        That would go back to even more primitive societies. “Medicine men” or “witch doctors” had even more power than the chiefs/kings.

    1. Proud Conservative Mom

      Safety signals matter, especially when dealing with medications.

      Medicine has become a business for quite some time already.
      However, there was still the overall intent of “do no harm” generally speaking.

      Regarding the Covid Franken-jabs, the intent was to harm and murder.
      The safety signals weren’t being ignored.
      They were being covered up!

      Indeed, doctors lost their licenses.
      Dr. Zev Zelenko ZTL, was put through Hell on Earth by these murdering scum and their enablers.
      May Hashem bless every medical professional who spoke out and took a stand against evil.

      May Dr. Zelenko’s memory be blessed…

    1. Proud Conservative Mom

      Sean Davis is correct.
      Twitter cannot be saved.

      A Trans Day of Vengeance, apparently isn’t violent and doesn’t break Twitter rules.
      To report on it does.
      That’s beyond crazy.

      I don’t like Twitter (sans when Bill had the time to Tweet Vinny items).

      Leftists and Jew haters are still rampant.

      No judgments whatsoever on anyone who did, but I refused to entertain the notion of paying $8.00 a month for a blue checkmark.
      I didn’t consider it for a nanosecond.

      I am going to sign off for tonight.
      I have two appointments and a wedding.

      I’m on standby that a very dear and old family friend is very close to the end of his life.
      74, doesn’t sound as old as it used to.
      He’s like an uncle to me.
      💔💔💔😪😪😪

      Good night and sweet dreams to you and everyone else.
      (I’m hoping to get to the rest of your articles. They are always very interesting to read.)

      1. Weary Traveler

        Yeah, I remember when 74 seemed ancient. And 74 year olds looked ancient. Not anymore. 70 is the new 50, and 50 is the new 30.

    1. Proud Conservative Mom

      I opine that certain words will never have the same meaning for me again.
      The word “woke”, is a prime example.
      It’s amazing how such an innocuous word became the “poster child” for evil, if you will.

      I am old enough to remember when the word gay was just as innocently synonymous with the word joy or happy.
      (In fact, it was in the childhood game/song “One Finger, One Thumb.”
      Of course, that song hasn’t been sung by children in my circles for a very long time already.)

      Unfortunately, evil has successfully destroyed so much of what was originally innocent and supposed to have remained so.

      I don’t see the clock being turned back regarding this specifically.
      I hope that I am wrong.

      What are your thoughts?

      1. Weary Traveler

        It’s like I said about the ingrained psychosis many people seem to suffer from. Humans spent most of history riding these extreme waves of ups and downs.

        And if you use that wave theory, what then happens when goes too far down, is that it shoots back up until it crests.

        I know I do my best to try to point out how history keeps on repeating itself, over and over, and how we don’t seem to move past them.

        Marty and I just got done watching this documentary on one of the streaming services he subscribes to called “The Other F Word”, which was about many of the influential musicians of the early punk rock world that are still active, and now have families of their own. “The Other F Word” meaning “family.”

        It was very interesting because they talk about their childhoods as misfits from dysfunctional households, and how their outlooks changed once they became fathers. It mostly focused on the Punk scene of Southern California with bands like Black Flag, The Dead Kennedy’s, and Pennywise. It reminded me of that bit from Rabbi Wallerstien when he talked about his own negative experiences in childhood with teachers, and how he decided for himself that he wasn’t going to continue the cycle, and opened up those high schools to prevent as many other children as he could from having that same experience.

        I guess where I am going with all of this is that we have to be hitting a saturation point right now. I don’t know who in society the “trans” people are really winning any points with, outside of a few elitists with malicious intent.

        1. Proud Conservative Mom

          Oh my goodness…
          I just read this link.
          That word had a totally different definition in the 1930’s.
          WOW!
          That was very interesting.

          If anyone had any doubts as to Wikipedia being a Leftist site, they should read the link and see how it portrays the Right in that article, alone.

          That was very informative.
          Very much appreciated, as always.

        1. Weary Traveler

          I was thinking the same thing, believe it or not. Probably all token hires over there.

          1. Weary Traveler

            With so many of the other tech companies laying off left and right, many ex Twitter employees are still unemployed.

  1. Proud Conservative Mom

    Israeli security forces have apprehended the 15-year-old terrorist who perpetrated the Tuesday morning shooting attack in the Shimon Hatzadik neighborhood in Jerusalem during an overnight raid in Nablus.

    The terrorist tried to shoot two Chasidic Jews in their car. Miraculously, his gun jammed.

      1. Sapper 9

        I find it strange when people that do not contribute to the system get a yearly check and it is called a tax “refund”.

          1. Sapper 9

            Welfare, the reward for being a lay-about.

            Sorry for the excessive anger, but, I had to send out a large check this year. Errrrrr

          2. Weary Traveler

            No need to apologize. Any decent person would be angry. The only people I hate more than the layabouts, are the evil politicians that enable them.

          3. Weary Traveler

            I am so thankful I do not have allergies. Or, at least there is nothing in my area that I am allergic to.

            Marty did mention to me once that he doesn’t normally suffer Spring allergies, although the exception to that was when he lived in Atlanta while going to Emory. There was obviously some type of pollen there that he didn’t take well to that isn’t in NY, or here in CA.

            My contention with Sprig is that it means summer is fast approaching, and it’s not like I have the means to just run off to Alaska for a while.

          4. Proud Conservative Mom

            You are exceedingly blessed.
            Trust me.
            (I’m not complaining. It’s just a nuisance that I have no time for. I went for a strep test anyway, because I am prone to strep at times.)

            Despite being allergic to pollen, etc., I LOVE Spring.
            Everything is coming to life again.

            My Rose Fever typically lasts for two weeks.
            It can be shorter.

          5. Weary Traveler

            Yes, everything starts coming to life. And sadly, especially when you are in an area like mine, it also means the idiots start crawling out o their holes. At least in winter, more of them tend to just stay in and get wasted. If only winter were longer, maybe more of them might die of an overdose. And that would certainly MAGA.

          6. Proud Conservative Mom

            Point taken.
            GEVALT. May Hashem give you, Marty, Carolyn, and every good person who is domiciled where you are, the ability to leave.
            You literally are surrounded by lunatics.
            I love your closing statement.
            It would certainly help MAGA.
            💯💯💯😂😂😂

          7. Weary Traveler

            Marty would go to Florida, as that is his happy place. At this point, I don’t thing that I have to explain why I wouldn’t even visit Florida. Carolyn, OTOH, wouldn’t mind being my neighbor in either Santa Cruz or Monterey. Just one of us has to buy a winning Lotto ticket is all. LOL

          8. Weary Traveler

            Me too. Then I can move my loved ones a little closer to me. The ones that would actually want to live in the Monterey Bay Area that is.

            I sure wouldn’t force anyone, since everyone has their own idea of what/where paradise is.

          9. Weary Traveler

            I just want the people around me to be happy. Even if it means they live far away from me because that is where their happy place is. I don’t have to understand it, or even agree with it to respect it.

            Marty’s happy place is Southern Florida. But if that is really where he wants to be, then I am rooting for him. Just as long as he doesn’t try to drag me there with him.

          10. Proud Conservative Mom

            You’re a very kind person.
            You care about the welfare of those who you love.
            That’s very commendable.

            I just finished listening to one of The Brownstone articles and will scroll down to comment on it.

            The audios are extremely helpful as I am preparing supper while listening to it.
            I’m almost done.
            I’m finishing the salad.

          11. Weary Traveler

            I am so glad you like those. It’s become one of my few main go-to sources of late.

          12. Weary Traveler

            That’s the whole point. Sadly, conversation is so lacking these days. Just the same talking points. Rush Limbaugh would call it “the drive-by media” for a reason.

          13. Proud Conservative Mom

            BINGO and my condolences.

            Taxes are extremely crushing.
            The middle class doesn’t exist anymore, and hasn’t for a very long time already.

            When one has to be opulent in order to afford eggs, gasoline, milk, etc., one has to be very wealthy not to be crushed by taxes.

            That’s my rant.

          14. Weary Traveler

            BTW; check your notifications… I re-posted that article from the Times of Israel regarding the proposed anti-missionary legislation.

          15. Proud Conservative Mom

            I am in the middle of doing so.
            TYMK.
            My sister Devora called me in the middle.

            I really appreciate it.

            It was very refreshing today to meet a Christian who loves Israel and the Jewish People.
            She understands that Jews need to remain Jews.
            We conversed for a while outside the medical building.

            I had been checking my messages on my phone, while holding a paper with a bunch of doctor’s appointments on it.
            She asked if I was putting them into my phone.
            I told her that I do it the old fashioned method.
            I write everything down on my calendar.
            I then take a picture of it, in case I ever inadvertently forget it.

            She loved the fact that I am a Torah Jew and old school.
            😃😃😃

          16. Weary Traveler

            “It was very refreshing today to meet a Christian who loves Israel and the Jewish People.
            She understands that Jews need to remain Jews.”

            That is so rare. Too rare.

            Even the ones who say they love the Jewish people don’t understand that Jews need to remain Jews.

          17. Proud Conservative Mom

            It is almost unheard of.
            Indeed, it is too rare.

            Rachel is 85 years old and I told her that Hashem should bless her with many more happy and healthy years.
            (Unfortunately, she lost her wonderful husband five years ago. They were married for 60 years.)

            I expressed my tremendous gratitude and told her how rare she is.
            I am a big believer in letting good people know that they are very much appreciated.

            When she first stopped me, I was very wary.
            She had a huge cross around her neck.
            That symbol never made me feel warm and fuzzy inside.
            Au contraire.

          18. Weary Traveler

            Crosses usually do not bother me because, part of the counter culture scenes like punk rock, death/gothic rock, crosses are sometimes worn as a fashion statement, and ironically. Not necessarily because the person is a believer.

            There’s actually a few gothic shirts I have that are made by “Killstar”, and one of their signatures is silver buttons with upside-down crosses on them. That really gets funny looks from Christians who notice them, as they believe that is the symbol of the “antichrist.” LOL

          19. Proud Conservative Mom

            I always associate crosses with The Church.
            Just passing a Church makes my stomach churn.
            It has so much Jewish blood on its hands.
            Oceans of it. 💔💔💔😪😪😪

            Your shirt sounds hilarious.
            LOL!

            I pass two churches on my walk.
            The Episcopal Church is slightly less triggering for me because they don’t evangelize.

            When I was late in doing my early morning walk a few days ago, I passed by the smaller Church.
            There was a pastor standing outside.
            He looked at me as if he was going to start talking to me.
            I glared at him.
            He said nothing.

          20. Weary Traveler

            I have four shirts from KIllstar, and two of them have those buttons. They would really freak out if they ever saw the labels which have witches moons and pentagrams. LOL

            I’m sure my choice of wardrobe is why even the JWs didn’t want to bother with me when they were canvasing the neighborhood a few weeks ago.

          21. Weary Traveler

            The Episcopal church is triggering in other ways, simply because they embraced the woke agenda.

            Honestly, the word “church” is a big sick joke as far as I am concerned.

            Yes, it does have a lot of blood on its hands, not to mention all the hypocrisy and ignorance currently practiced by them today. They certainly have done a good job of creating a lot of Atheists.

          22. Eileen Mother of Leopard Cats

            As a Gentile I always found wearing an implement of torture rather morbid.

          23. Eileen Mother of Leopard Cats

            Thanks for making me not feel so alone in that feeling. Hope for humanity a Jew and a Gentile agree. 🙂

          24. Proud Conservative Mom

            I’m Jewish and agree with never understanding why Christians would want to wear an instrument of torture as jewelry.
            It blows my mind.
            I appreciate every Christian who is pro-Israel and Jews.
            That means those who don’t seek to convert Jews.

            WT isn’t Jewish.
            He’s a deist and a wonderful one. 😊😊😊

            I really appreciate those like yourself.
            You’re very few and far between.

          25. Eileen Mother of Leopard Cats

            If God is not in your heart and mind wearing a symbol does nothing. As having indigenous roots love of the land of my origin is important to me and I understand the Jews need to be in theirs. It’s home and feeds the soul. I could avoid cold winters and move to Florida, but would feel out of place.

          26. Weary Traveler

            As someone experiencing homesickness on a very deep level, I know that out of place feeling all too well.

            Some people don’t understand why I want to return to Santa Cruz, or at least Monterey so badly. AS much as I appreciate my good friend, Marty, he is one of those people who doesn’t understand where I come from there. But only because he himself doesn’t have that attachment to any place.

            “Why not go somewhere cheaper?” Because, it isn’t home, and you get what you pay for. “Why not go somewhere more conservative?” Because it is not my home, and people in red states don’t want blue state expats moving to their states, even if they are fellow MAGA voters, because of the increased crowding, traffic, and cost of living mass migration brings.

          27. Eileen Mother of Leopard Cats

            Yet California is becoming more hostile to the religious. There are places I have had Deja Vous in upstate NY that was also Iroquois land and where my great grandfather was from. Worse winters and not much of a difference in taxes. I contemplate what else do we inherit aside from physical features and traits.

          28. Weary Traveler

            Here’s the thing though. Even if all conservatives were able to, and all agreed to move to red states, it wouldn’t stop with the left just owning the blue states. Soros has his tentacles in red states also. They want it where no matter where you go, you can’t get away.

            If a person wants to go somewhere else, regardless of reasons, they should be free to do so and pursue their own happiness. But I refuse to be displaced anymore than I already have been. I’ve lived other places before, but like you said, could never really adjust to it. I simply just didn’t belong there.

            I don’t regret the experiences, because at least this way, I now know for sure. There is no more “what if” factor.

          29. Eileen Mother of Leopard Cats

            Agree, and I live in a blue state. Fortunately, my town is red and I am not accosted by the woke. I suspect the more insane it gets it will burn itself out. Between abortions and trans sterilizing kids they will die off eventually or have an epiphany.

          30. Weary Traveler

            I hear that. I know some fundamentalist Xtians who feel the same way. There are certain sects that reject the iconography, mostly from the Catholic Church. You have people like the Pentecostals, for example, that are trying to take Xtianity back to the days of Acts, before Constantine would co-opt Xtianity, and establish the church.

            Which is interesting because most of those fundamentalist movements really didn’t start popping up until the 19th century, and is more of an American Phenomenon.

          31. Eileen Mother of Leopard Cats

            Born Agains are the worst and they get nasty if you don’t agree with them. Co opt is the right word. Jesus did not hold communion he celebrated Passover once a year. Nor did he start a new religion, it was a sect of Judaism. My family has a complex religious history. Grandmother from a French Protestant family married a Catholic, her family disowned her. My mother was Catholic and my father Protestant, neither cleric would marry them. Then my mother became a Jehovah witness. At least they read all the Bible, don’t have the trinity or child baptism and celebrate the Passover. However. they don’t believe in having friends of other faiths. So I gave up on organized religion and raised my children on Bible principles.

            The American freedoms and no state church play a part in that phenomenon. Now the woke are trying to end that evolution in religion.

          32. Weary Traveler

            Now if there is a group I collectively despise, it is the “born agains.” I notice most of them tend to be former drug addicts. Which means that they are impulsive, erratic, and highly volatile. Add self-righteousness to the mix, and it exacerbates their preexisting narcissism.

            When they tell me they want to live like Jesus, is usually when I suggest they climb up on to a cross and nail themselves to it. I would gladly do it for them, since they so richly deserve it, but unfortunately, it would cost me my freedom.

          33. Eileen Mother of Leopard Cats

            Actually, they do the opposite of Jesus and why I find them so annoying. They ignore God is the real judge not them and they too will be subject to his final judgement. I also find their reading of the Bible is selective and usually out of context.

          34. Weary Traveler

            It’s always out of context with them. Many of them also tend to be the biggest antisemites. If I only had a nickel for each time one of them called me a “Pharisee” I would rich enough to make Elon Musk look like a welfare case right now.

            They are just like the Branch Covidians; it’s really all about them, and being able to tell others what to do.

          35. Eileen Mother of Leopard Cats

            That treatment is exactly what Christians were taught not to do before Constantine. In online discussions I have pointed to the scriptures that tell them that. They ignore it. So yes it is all about them, they think they know it all, contrary to what the Greek scriptures say.
            This one fits them.
            Matthew 6:5 And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites. For they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by men. Truly I tell you, they already have their full reward.

          36. Weary Traveler

            And I know exactly what they would say to that. They would, and do say that is talking about the “pharisees”, and if they really say what they mean, they just say “the Jews.”

            And then you give them a good “what for”, they say they are being persecuted like Jesus was as they call you the “antichrist.” I have been on the receiving end of those accusations from born agains more than enough times.

            And if someone like you calls them to task for their behavior, they will call you a “lukewarm Xtian.” Obviously I encountered more than my fair share of this kind of thing. Born agains, like tards of any stripe, seem to come off the same assembly line in the Tard Factory, as they all seem to be cookie cutter models of each other.

            Like I said before, if it wouldn’t cost me my freedom, I would more than love to help them fulfill their desire to “live like Jesus did”, and nail THEM to a cross, just to shut them the Hell up, since just like rapists, they refuse to take no for an answer.

            “Born again” is just the PC way of saying “infuriatingly stupid.”

          37. Eileen Mother of Leopard Cats

            Except it doesn’t say Pharisees that were one of 30 sects of Judaism at that time, estimated to be about 6,000. Best to avoid conversations with them or keep it brief. They have told me I will go to hell if I don’t accept Jesus is God and receive the holy spirit another part of God, so I can understand the Bible. That means God did the pointless in having his words recorded for humanity to read. Why get angry at the stupid self-righteous? Only God’s opinion counts.

          38. Weary Traveler

            Part of the reason I get so irritated with them is because words do have consequences. And words like theirs have lead to people’s blood being shed. From the Crusades, to The Spanish Inquisition, to the witch trials, and to the holocaust.

          39. Eileen Mother of Leopard Cats

            I refuse to live in the past. That is a tactic of the woke. Now many Christians find Born Agains a pain and more Christian churches support Israel than don’t. The Neo-Nazi groups are now the problem. Do not forget the Nazi had other ethnic targets. Roma in Ukraine have been severely abused under a socallled Jewish president.

          40. Weary Traveler

            I have definitely been noticing an uptick in Neo-Nazi garbage out there. I’m certain most of it is a bunch of feds LARPing because they don’t understand conservative culture, and ultimately are trying to make MAGA look bad.

            But then there are enough weak minded incels out there living in their mother’s basements whose little pea brains stop all thinking any any further research the moment they hear the word “Jew”, because somehow, it is the fault of the Jews that they are beta males that women find about as attractive as a steaming puddle of dog vomit on the sidewalk on a hot summer day.

            The way I figure it; if these scumbags really want another holocaust, then it should be carried out against them.

            Who knows? Maybe we’ll all get lucky, and there will be a draft. Then those LARPing cretins will all get sent to Ukraine to either get shot by Putin’s Army, or in the back by their fellow Neo-Nazis in the Azov Battalion when they realize that real life isn’t a video game, and they try to run like the little punk asses they are.

            It always makes me laugh how the Nazis get beat up by Antifa, who easily get their butts kicked by real MAGA patriots. Which only goes to show that Nazis are even bigger wusses than a bunch of soy boys. LOL

          41. Eileen Mother of Leopard Cats

            Family is doing well and always wonderful to chat with you also. I do have Catholic family and attend certain ceremonies. At a conformation when the priest said the wine and bread actually turned into Jesus body and blood I had all I could do to contain myself from running out screaming. If my youngest was not squeezing my hand I might have. I blame the Romans for corrupting a Jews teaching. Makes me wonder if they ever read the Hebrew Scriptures.

          42. Weary Traveler

            For the most part they just revamped the Roman Greco pagan system with a Xtian flair. Constantine wasn’t even really an Xtian, but his wife was.

          43. Eileen Mother of Leopard Cats

            That is my observation as well, they hijacked a Jews teaching and added pagan bells and whistles to create a state religion for a political goal. Not till his death bed did he convert, cover all bases when faced with his end.

          44. Weary Traveler

            That’s basically what it was. Like the pagan systems before it, it was a way of keeping the plebs in line to protect the pecking order. A tradition that would carry on through the Feudal societies that followed.

          45. Eileen Mother of Leopard Cats

            And that is why I do not belong to any of them. A time when most of the population could not read. God gave us a book to guide us, that is all I need.

          46. Weary Traveler

            Personally, I reject Xtianity altogether. If I had to choose a religion, I would go with Judaism myself because it makes the most sense.

            The born again Xtians in particular, are the perfect illustration as to why Judaism doesn’t evangelize, and why they don’t encourage people to convert to their religion. They tend to be more hesitant to bring in converts.

            Jews have enough problems being blamed for everything wrong in the world, without a fresh new converts making them look bad by beating everyone they encounter over the head with the Tanach.

            My biggest critique for the Xtians would be, instead of focusing their outreach efforts on finding converts, to instead focus it more on their own. I have had plenty of Xtians tell me they get little to no support when approaching their pastors about a problem. They are usually dismissed, and just told to go pray about it, or worse, to go see a shrink and inquire about getting some happy pills. And the other congregates aren’t much better.

            I used to work with a bunch of them, and often times, it was like being surrounded by a bunch of Stepford wives.

            Xtians are still people, and they still have problems like anyone else. They should be able to get real human connection and support from their own. Sad so many of them don’t.

          47. Eileen Mother of Leopard Cats

            There is a difference between what Christian religions teach and what is in the Bible. I have read it all, the Hebrew and the Greek. Too me you can’t understand what Jesus taught if you have not read the scriptures he did. The Born Again don’t see it that way and ignore Jesus was a Jew and think he started a new religion when he did not.

            I am doing fine without a religion and can still worship the God made known to the Jews. As a Gentile I am not bound to their laws, but keep a good part of them. I would never think of eating dishes made with blood. I reject the trinity was taught by Jesus as most Christian religions do. I do not believe in a burning hell either.

            We live in a world where humans misuse the free will they were created with. To the point they deny there is a creator God. I find that more troubling than pushy wacky Christians that have a tendency to chase people away from God.

          48. Weary Traveler

            I have never seen any case anywhere in Tanach that makes the case for Xtianity. The nicest thing I could ever say about “Jesus” is that he just had some ideas of his own. Paul on the other hand, I can’t even think of anything that nice for. But that’s just me.

            What someone truly believes is ultimately between them and God. I have zero desire to infringe upon that right. It’s only a problem when the other person doesn’t extend that same courtesy to me, and tries to impose their beliefs on me. Like the old cliche of how “my rights end where your rights begin” and vice versa.

            It’s ultimately a question of boundaries.

          49. Eileen Mother of Leopard Cats

            As there is today there were sects of Judaism in the past. I can think of one thing Paul said that is positive, God has not rejected the Jews. Born again ignore that one.

            Totally agree humans need to develop a personal relationship with God and not be self-righteous groupies demanding others accept their understanding as absolute unchanging fact. I believe God has more to say when it is needed.

          50. Eileen Mother of Leopard Cats

            I have my own Christianity as a Gentile that rejects the trinity. Lost track of how many times I have been told I am going to hell over that. Jesus was a practicing Jew and did not teach it. The problem with many Christians is they are hooked on traditions that came hundreds of years latter over reading all the Bible. I see no purpose to trying to convert Jews that believe in the same God. Better to preach to those that don’t share the same God.

          51. Weary Traveler

            It’s amazing Xtians can still somehow agree with each other on the whole “Jesus is lord” thing. Just like the Muzzies, they even condemn their own to Hell for not worshiping as they see fit.

            The problem with being the world’s largest religion with 2.2 Billion followers is that the more people involved, the more a-holes there will be within the ranks. And bad actors are all too good at drawing most of the attention to themselves. Not hating all Xtians collectively as a whole is not an easy task for me as I try very hard to be fair.

          52. Eileen Mother of Leopard Cats

            They have been trained to only pay attention to the Christian scriptures and told what they mean for centuries. Does not matter how many quotes of Jesus saying he can only do his father’s will, he is also God with them. The Bible also says a husband and wife become one. Of course, that does not mean literally, but in purpose. That is a Bible principle they do not apply to Jesus. A tradition that came from the decision of former pagans around 300 years after Jesus death. I have found as with any book it must be read in context from beginning to end to properly understand God’s meaning. Religions make changes, God is consistent in what he has had recorded. As an American Indian said to missionaries, If Christians all read the same book why do you argue over what it says?

            Hate is a very self-destruction emotion to be avoided. Distrust is advisable. There are many terrible things men have done to others. The past cannot be changed and the oppressor and victims have gone to our maker for perfect judgement. As a descendant of American Indian we that also suffered from socalled Christian superiority in faith I understand. Trust in God to sort all humanity out.

          1. Proud Conservative Mom

            You have such fabulous memes.
            That is so very spot on!

            I am always happy to hear that you are doing well.

            How is your family and how was your holiday?

            Mine was BH, FABULOUS.
            🥰🥰🥰

          2. williamdiamonz ghost

            I can tell your holiday was great because you got to see your family. That’s always a good feeling.
            How is everyone and what have you been up to?
            My holiday was quiet and peaceful. Everyone is on the East coast and I’m in Arizona so we talk by phone.
            But my friend from Hong Kong is here to spend some time RVing and I’m going to teach him how to learn to play guitar and take him shooting in the desert. Winters are the best time to be here.
            My son sends me most of the memes.

    1. george linker

      They want to ban guns to make the world a safe working environment for the criminals.

      1. John Gillis

        Communists can only intimidate the citizenry if the guns are taken away. Then we’re at the mercy of government AND criminals. That’s how fascists and communists work.

        1. george linker

          My view is governments are criminal organizations demaning protection money.

          Protection racket definition.

          a criminal system of taking money from people in exchange for agreeing not to hurt them or damage their property:

    1. Weary Traveler

      Like all totalitarians, Nazis played on the most base animal instincts of humans, and exploit the negative bias in the brain. Just like the Socialists, Commies and Fascists did, and still do.

      The people that believe in these ideologies are weak minded fools, who deserve to be made in to fertilizer. I have no sympathy for the stupid.

          1. Proud Conservative Mom

            AGREED.

            This is because they aren’t bound by morals.
            That is THE key difference when contrasting it to when Jews had their own sovereignty in the days of old. The Batei Din (Jewish courts) ruled by TORAH.

            Judges have to meet extremely strict standards.

            Moreover, for one to qualify to be a member of the illustrious Sanhedrin, they had to be very great.

            Mordechai from the Purim story was a member of the Sanhedrin.
            That’s why he understood the very uncommon Tarsi language.
            Members of Sanhedrin had to understand all 70 languages.

            This is because when a witness testifies in another language, something is almost always lost in a translation.
            That could not be allowed to happen.
            That’s how just Torah is.

            There are also very strict laws about how one must conduct themselves as a judge.

            The Sanhedrin was akin to The Supreme Court.
            It had 120 members.

    1. Proud Conservative Mom

      Good for Berenson!
      I remember hearing that his Twitter account was reinstated.
      IIRC, you might have mentioned it as well.

      May Berenson win BIG.
      That would be a very integral part of taking the country back.
      Our Divine Rights that HASHEM gifted to mankind has been trampled on with giddy glee and via tremendous malice aforethought by the Left.

      I am concerned that there are too many Leftists in the court system.
      In a sane and moral world, none of these events would have ever been allowed to transpire ab initio.
      .
      Pfizer et al needs retribution for what it did.
      Heads need to roll for EVERYONE complicit with the censorship of We the People which led to serial murder, and a stolen election.

      Another excellent article.
      You post terrific ones.

      I always enjoy the legal perspective (despite being domiciled in a lawless society).

      1. Weary Traveler

        There’s a lot of people out there that need to be turned in to fertilizer for their evil. Too many of them in fact.

      1. vs

        f.e. believing Huilo ( whose a*ss licking Trump) is God and Kuchkovia is Gan Eden and Ukraine is Hell with Zelensky Satan

        1. Weary Traveler

          I have no idea who Huilo is. As far as Zelensky, he’s too much of a puppet to be “Satan”, especially if you define Satan the same way Satan is defined by Xtian canon.

          No idea about the other stuff you are talking about.

          1. vs

            i see you are too much can have some ideas and at all cannot others, respect, and you can kudos generate wise sentences so beautiful so me obscurantist can learn your wisdom

  2. Weary Traveler

    ‘Nonbinary’ Biden Administration Official Ordered to Undergo Mental Health Evaluation After Avoiding Jail Time

    https://www.theepochtimes.com/nonbinary-biden-administration-official-ordered-to-undergo-mental-health-evaluation-after-avoiding-jail-time_5206376.html?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=truthsocial

    Oh, the irony… So they have to admit that a tranny is mentally ill. Of course, the diagnosis isn’t about that, or even that he stole the luggage. Although that fits the DemonCrap narrative that a criminal just needs counseling.

    This is really all about keeping one of their fellow pedo trannies out of jail where he would get used as the human toilet that he is.

      1. Weary Traveler

        Nor do I accept science from those stuck in Medieval times who think locking people in their homes, and covering their faces, and separating them from their loved ones is going to protect them from a virus.

        1. Eileen Mother of Leopard Cats

          I didn’t even get the experimental vaxx and used organics that stuff God created. Still have not gotten it and was directly exposed twice.

          1. Weary Traveler

            According to the “experts”, I should have not lived to see the summer of 2020 because of the anti-lockdown protests I attended.

          2. Eileen Mother of Leopard Cats

            LOL I see you are still standing and posting. I never had a flu shot either and found out they make them mRNA now also. I spend the time not being able to go to more than food store researching natural cures. Beats depressing news.

          3. Weary Traveler

            I never took flu shots either. By so many accounts, I should have been dead long ago. LOL

          4. Eileen Mother of Leopard Cats

            Same here. My good friend and neighbor kept trying to get me to get the vaxx. Her and her husband did and the booster and had Covid twice. They decided no more boosters. Me getting vaxxed is no longer mentioned. A study found resistance and mild or asymptomatic is genetic.

    1. Eileen Mother of Leopard Cats

      Hungary is now being attacked by the EU from holding a referendum on prompting the LGBTQ to minors and whatever they add next agenda. A glimmer of sanity in Hungary 92 to 95% on 4 question. So much for the EU promoting democracy.

        1. Eileen Mother of Leopard Cats

          Unelected elites bullying a sovereign nation like fascists. More nations should hold referendums on such issues and be democratic,

      1. Weary Traveler

        Yeah, but that does lead to an excellent idea. And by “excellent”, I mean devious. It may disqualify them, but all the female athletes should make it a point to hit/kick the tranny athletes right in the gentleman’s department. Can they really disqualify all the female athletes? And if so, so what? That would be the end of the sport, and it deserves it for caving. And best part, the trannies would be spending a long time with a slow and painful recovery.

  3. Tony


    New Mexico prosecutors have dropped criminal charges against actor Alec
    Baldwin in the fatal shooting of

    cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the
    set of the Western movie “Rust” in 2021, according to multiple media
    reports, citing Baldwin’s lawyer.

  4. Proud Conservative Mom

    “PIKAKIM” heading into Modiin Ilit.

    According to ChatGPT:The origin of the Hebrew slang word “פיקק” (pikak) is not entirely clear, but it is likely derived from the Yiddish word “פּיקפּאָק” (pikpok) which also means “traffic jam” or “congestion.

    The word “pikpok” is likely derived from the German word “Pieke-Pocken,” which means “pick-packing” and refers to the act of packing goods tightly together. Over time, the Yiddish word “pikpok” evolved to mean “crowded” or “congested,” and it may have been borrowed into Hebrew as “pikak.” https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/bd841eab46afa3eaa28aebc341a6aef6ac47b82abf6e6adddb8d1bb05a142c4a.jpg

    1. Weary Traveler

      If the fed tells his boss; “He told me to go choke on my Hot Pockets and hang myself with my cargo shorts, and then called me a an incel living in my mom’s basement”, then you know it was me he is complaining about. LOL

  5. Proud Conservative Mom

    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/8a8c26a309936b0fa039f3ed50d748aba27eaee1b7e169407fdcf73ba9599950.png

    Fact check: TRUE
    That is the purpose of the Mitzvos (Commandments); to connect us to Hashem.
    (Apologies for not being able to recollect the source for this. It recently came up in my studies over the past month or two.)

    Of course, Hashem gave us Mitzvos that would enable us to become the most perfect people possible.
    He knows human nature.
    “I created the Yetzer Horah. I created Torah, the antidote.”
    – Gemara Kedushin 30b

    When one does a Mitzvah, they become closer and more connected to Hashem.
    (Having the right intentions while doing them, bolsters the connection tremendously.)

    The soul naturally yearns to be close to Hashem.
    Ergo, there is no greater happiness than being connected to Hashem.
    That’s per Judaism.

    1. Weary Traveler

      I did something like that once to a coworker who was stealing people’s food from the fridge.

        1. Weary Traveler

          He found a few slices of pizza with extra hot Tabasco sauce, and some really stale cookies that were over a year old. It was my parting gift to him on my last day of work at that company. LOL

          1. Weary Traveler

            I have no idea. I was moving in to my new apartment hundreds of miles away in Las Vegas by the time he would have helped himself. LOL

          2. Weary Traveler

            I’ll keep that in mind the next time I have to deal with a food thief in the workplace. LOL

        1. Weary Traveler

          That thought crossed my mind. As did the scene from Dumb and Dumber with the “Turbo-Lax” in the tea. My problem, is I am sure I would have used too much, and the poor bastard would have had a heart attack. Which could come back and bite me, even across state lines. LOL

          1. Weary Traveler

            Well, without getting in to too much detail, one character was mad at the other, and pranked the other by putting half a bottle of liquid laxative in to the other’s tea. It wasn’t long before the results became “explosive.” LOL

          1. Sapper 9

            My greatest weakness is also my greatest strength, I am extremely vindictive.

            Note: laughs at the finger in a jar on his desk.

    1. Proud Conservative Mom

      I’m not so sure that they would be locked up in today’s insane world.
      The inmates are running the asylum.

      Before I illustrate this point with a true story, I want to thank you profusely for that good laugh.
      We need to be able to laugh.

      One of my friends sent her 23 year old son shopping before Pesach. He was on break from his Talmudical College.
      She gave him her Costco card.
      When it came time to pay, he was stopped and told that he didn’t look like my friend Devora.
      He looked at the cashier and told her that he was extremely offended by that statement.
      They let him through.

      It’s hilarious and insane simultaneously.
      It’s UNFREAKING BELIEVABLE.
      🤦🤦🤦

      1. Weary Traveler

        That’s the kind of thing Marty wold do.

        Speaking of Costco, one of the local Costco’s stopped giving out straws because of a few activists. He started smuggling straws, and leaving some on the counter. He also made a big enough deal, that they give out straws again, but you have to request them.

        1. Proud Conservative Mom

          I love Marty.
          Can he ever make a guest appearance on the blog when you are together?

          Right.
          Because banning straws is going to save the planet and mankind. 🙄🙄🙄

          Okay, you seriously have to collect the Marty stories.
          He’s beyond hilarious.
          His accomplishments should be recorded for prosterity.
          😃😃😃👏👏👏

          1. Weary Traveler

            Right? They complain about straws being littered, and want straw banned. But when people discard face diapers, they don’t call for them to be banned.

            Marty himself has said he should keep a journal. He would have a successful TV series if he did.

  6. Weary Traveler

    “Newly released emails reveal that Acting Commissioner Janet Woodcock was concerned because “states cannot require mandatory vaccination” without FDA final approval, according to the chief of FDA’s vaccine-review office, Marion Gruber.”

    Not that being FDA approved should make any difference. 1.) How many things that are “FDA approved”, are not good for you, like all the cancer causing GMOs in foods? Their approval doesn’t mean a damn thing.

    2.) A vaccine is supposed to protect an individual, not those around them. Their very definition of a vaccine is enough to question the efficacy of all vaccine, not just the COVID Franken-Jab. Just look at how many children got Asperger’s or even Autism from conventional vaccines.

    3.) And what about basic human rights? If under any circumstance, the government can force you to take an injection against your will for any reason, it will only be a matter of time before their true Nazi colors show, and they decide to target certain segments of the population…. Oh, wait… They are already doing that.

    The Corrupted Science Behind Biden’s COVID Vax Mandates

    https://brownstone.org/articles/the-corrupted-science-behind-bidens-covid-vax-mandates/

  7. Proud Conservative Mom

    🚨Just In – Biden campaign prompted spies to write false letter about Hunter’s laptop

    Joe Biden’s presidential campaign prompted former acting CIA director Mike Morell to “help Biden” by organizing 50 colleagues to sign a letter in October 2020 falsely claiming that damning emails from Hunter Biden’s laptop published by The Post were Russian disinformation.

    In private sworn testimony, Morell told the House Judiciary Committee that Antony Blinken, now Secretary of State, was the senior campaign official who reached out to him “on or before” Oct. 17, 2020, three days after The Post published an email from the laptop suggesting Hunter had introduced his Ukrainian business partner to his father, then vice-president Biden.

    Morell, identified as a potential CIA director under Biden, said he organized the letter to “help Vice President Biden … because I wanted him to win the election.” NYP

    – Raw And Unfiltered News

  8. Weary Traveler

    Lengthy read/listen, but decent.

    Open Letter to an Emotionally Abused World

    https://brownstone.org/articles/open-letter-to-an-emotionally-abused-world/

    iIf you answered Yes/True to one or more of these questions, you may be a victim of institutional emotional abuse.

    I answered “no” to every single question on that survey, more like “HELL TO THE NO, because I am not a disgusting subhuman idiot”, and I am definitely a victim of collective institutional emotional abuse. Mainly because of the a-holes who answered “yes” to any of those questions.

    In fact, I would go so far as to add at the end of that questionnaire; “If you answered “yes” to any one of the above questions, please place your chin on the muzzle of a double barrel shotgun, and pull down on the trigger.”

    ”Almost overnight, after the WHO declared Covid-19 a pandemic on March 11, 2020, phrases such as these began to pop up everywhere: “Stay home. Stay safe.” “We’re all in this together.” “Be considerate; wear a mask.” “Stop the spread.” “Show you care; Social distance.” Eventually embodied in the ubiquitous phrase, “Follow the Science,” the propaganda machine was up and running in record time.

    I remember all that messaging which was all just gaslighting. The worst was “we are all in this together”, because that was the biggest of all the lies told.

    ”“There is a pandemic,” we were asked to shut society down. “Two weeks to slow the spread.”

    I don’t remember being asked. We weren’t consulted with at all. They just did it to us.

    ”There was mask shaming. We were told it was selfish to gather with family and friends; that it was selfish to want to go to work and attend school.”

    We were told all those things by selfish elitists a-holes who never lost an income because they got to work from home, and were overpaid to do practically nothing to begin with. Yet, like in all cases when it comes to moralists, those lecturing us about the “virtues” of collective sacrifice sure as hell weren’t making any of the sacrifices themselves that they demand we make.

    In a real deadly pandemic does anyone really believe that anyone would be ordering from GrubHub and Uber Eats? Even with “contactless delivery,” someone is still handling the food. Even they knew it was all BS. It was all about control with them, because that is how all leftists and elitists roll because they are subhuman scum.

    This would be even much lengthier if I were to have responded to every bit that jumped out at me. But it is more than obvious, just my my initial response to the questionnaire in the article, that the title of the article is correct. Of course, I have been saying this since the beginning. The problem though is, it is much easier to leave an abusive spouse/partner, than it is an abusive government.

    1. george linker

      If people haven’t figured it out yet science is nothing but fear based. Every thing science does they use fear. Medical is fear based, climate change is fear based. Fear is the tool of tyrants. Fan the flames of fear and there is war. Science makes its money building the war machine. The war machine gives medical science experience. And the circle continues.

      1. Sapper 9

        I wouldn’t say that science is fear based, however, fear mongering has been PACKAGED AS SCIENCE .

        Altered and manipulated data isn’t science, it is a corrupt means of going power, influence and wealth .

        The institutions of science have become so corrupted by feeding at the government bowl, they are doing their bidding.

      1. Weary Traveler

        But even then, what usually happens when they resign? They get offered some cushy high paying do-nothing job in a think tank, or as a “political analyst” on some corporate news network where they make a seven figure salary while they collect a fat government pension. Same thing happens when they get voted out.

        Now compare that to what usually happens to a regular person should they lose their job, even from a layoff = without cause. We regular folks usually don’t fare so well.

        If these politicians had an ounce of morality, they wouldn’t just resign, they would give us all the satisfaction of just shooting themselves on live television.

        1. Tony

          Funny you should say that. Our Deputy Prime Minister. Dominic Raab, has just resigned,, and been offered a position with our BBC…………………….

          1. Weary Traveler

            Exactly. It’s how the game has been played for years. I noticed this pattern for a long time. It became the most apparent to me 20 years ago after we recalled Gray Davis as our governor here in CA, and they did a follow up with him a year after being ousted from office.

            After being removed from office, he was immediately given a partnership at some ritzy law firm in LA where he only worked part time and made far more than he did as governor. Form there, I started to notice a clear pattern.

          2. Weary Traveler

            And unfortunately, that is the problem. I think that is something we should all be raising Hell about.

          3. Tony

            But we can’t. That’s the way the world goes and we have to accept it. Politics (and big business) is corruption.

          4. Weary Traveler

            With all due respect, that “That’s just the way it is” thinking is what got us all here. Since when to do we just have to accept it? And according who, and who died and made them God?

            That’s what has been put out there since the beginning of civilization to keep the plebs in line so that the corrupt ruling class remain in power, and never face the consequences for their actions.

            We certainly are not benefiting from any of this. It is time for us to end this abusive relationship with our self-appointed “masters.”

  9. Weary Traveler

    So much for “safe and effective.”

    I like what he said here about how we don’t need to forget about the past in order to move on. In fact, we cannot move on until there is justice. Justice has to be very swift and very harsh. Nothing short of brutal public executions and all of their assets being seized, and used to pay reparations to the rest of us will suffice.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kS2EN9XG5ks

    1. george linker

      Won’t make any difference. Most will keep getting the vaccine, once taught always follow. It is just a trick, here is what the fda said

      “At this stage of the pandemic, data support simplifying the use of the authorized mRNA bivalent COVID-19 vaccines and the agency believes that this approach will help encourage future vaccination,

      https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/coronavirus-covid-19-update-fda-authorizes-changes-simplify-use-bivalent-mrna-covid-19-vaccines

  10. Weary Traveler

    Honestly I did not read the whole thing, but see my commentary below.

    Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. on Lockdowns: Excerpt from the Announcement Speech

    https://brownstone.org/articles/robert-f-kennedy-jr-on-lockdowns/

    Although I fully agree with RFK Jr’s harsh critique of the lockdown, I cannot support his rewriting of history. Case in point from early on in his speech, and when I stopped reading.

    In fairness let me just make this point. Trump will tell people, well the lockdown wasn’t my idea. It was my bureaucrats. They rolled me on it. I was saying we shouldn’t do it. But that’s not a good enough excuse. He was the president of the United States. As Harry Truman said, the buck stops here.

    Fact Check; FALSE!!

    For those who blame Trump for the lockdowns, my question for them would be this; then how do you explain the 8 states that had no lockdowns like South Dakota, or Oklahoma?

    If the president had declared a national lockdown, you would not have those outliers. Not without a legal battle. Just ask Las Vegas mayor, Carolyn Goodman, who had to sue to reopen her city against the lockdown mandates imposed by the then Nevada governor, Steve Sisolak. Not President Donald Trump or the federal government, but her own state.

    Also, why then did the 42 states that did lockdown, which includes Florida, not all lockdown at the same time? Which BTW, raises an important point to some Republicans considering Ron DeSantis, who think President Trump had a part in locking us down; Hasn’t Ron DeSantis actually admitted to making the mistake of listening to Fauci and the CDC? By the metrics of those of those trying to pin the lockdowns on Trump, DeSantis would also be disqualified as a 2024 contender, and even more so because he actually was “rolled in to it.”

    If Trump declared a national lockdown, then how is that the first state to lockdown was California, and the “shelter in place” order was enacted by none other than Gavin Newsom, totally independent of the federal government? And this right right after the City of San Francisco, the first city in the whole country to lockdown — even in spite having far lower case numbers than NYC — as Mayor London Breed was the first public official in the US to issue a Shelter in Place” order. Not President Trump.

    I remember this very well, because on that day, I had to endure the nonsense from my idiot libTWAT/Neo-Nazi neighbors how the Bay Area was “making history by showing such strong and decisive leadership in a time of crisis.” How many arguments did I get in to with other Neo-LibTARD Nazis who said it was the governors and mayors, like Newsom and Whitmer, Lightfoot, Garcetti, etc., were “saving lives with their ‘leadership'”? I lost my YouTube account because I argued with those Neo-Nazi Democrat toadies, and called those “great leaders” the petty little fascist dictators that they were.

    Let’s also talk about the reopening, which again, did not end at national level. It was state by state, starting with Georgia. Because I remember full well, the glee so many of the Neo-Nazi Democrats were expressing at the prospect of Georgia becoming a cemetery, and how it will “serve them all right” for not going along with their elitist fascism. Which, again, cost me my Linked In account, along with most of my professional contacts, when I called those little Democrat Nazis to task for their disgusting rhetoric.

    These are very important details that we cannot allow to slip down the memory hole. And I will be damned if I allow our history to be rewritten be benefit a political trust fund baby.

    1. george linker

      It was the democrat states that demanded lockdowns. They tried to force the president to do lockdowns. The democrats used the response to win the election blaiming trump for not properly responding. The whole thing was just an election manupulation trick with the public mostly falling for it.

        1. george linker

          Trump was screwed no matter which action he took. The democrats are quite flexable when it comes to winning elections through deception. If he had locked down they would have claimed lockdowns were illegal.

          1. Weary Traveler

            The lockdowns were illegal.

            These people are demonic scum who only deserve to rot in Hell. I wish to God I could be the one to send them there.

      1. Sapper 9

        Then they called letting people go back to work, “job creation “.

        If I kink a hose to stop the water then release it, have I created water.

    2. Proud Conservative Mom

      💯💯💯💯💯💯
      It wasn’t Trump.
      Correct.
      It was done by the states, and as you stated Mayor Goodman had to sue Nevada have Las Vegas open again.

      I’m going to pass on reading the article based on what you wrote.
      I cannot handle such stupidity.

      1. Weary Traveler

        What is sad, as I have seen many interviews with RFK Jr., is that he is correct about everything else, except this.

        He called the Franken-Jabs what they are, among other things.

        But on who locked who down? He was either he was asleep through all of 2020, or he is lying about this for political reasons.

  11. Tony

    Diane Abbott has whip suspended over ‘offensive’ suggestion ‘Jews don’t suffer racism’

    “Diane Abbott has been stripped of the Labour whip after sparking a furious backlash over claims Jewish people do not face racism. In a

    letter to The Observer, the Hackney North and Stoke Newington MP suggested Jews are only subject to prejudice similar to people with red

    hair. ”

    https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1761613/diane-abbott-letter-jewish-racism-prejudice-labour?utm_source=express_newsletter&utm_campaign=breaking_politics_newsletter2&utm_medium=email&pure360.trackingid=7bcfaffa-6a03-417d-8d1a-8364894902c0

    1. Weary Traveler

      It’s funny how they immediately link bad credit to non-whites, while calling the rest of us racist. Totally ignoring the fact that they are pretty much calling all non-whites, namely blacks, a bunch of deadbeats.

  12. Tony

    “The British Medical Association has suspended a junior doctor pending an investigation into tweets that reportedly included joking about
    gassing Jews.

    Members of the medical union were told that Dr Martin Whyte, a paeditrician in Newcastle, had resigned from his
    position as a deputy chair of the UK Junior Doctors Committee, according to the Daily Mail.

    A spokesman for the BMA said the tweets were “totally unacceptable and we condemn them in the strongest
    possible terms. The views expressed in no way reflect the values of the BMA.

    “Dr Martin Whyte has been removed from taking part in any and all BMA business with immediate effect and the BMA will be
    undertaking an external independent investigation.”

    The Mail reported that in response to a tweet about a synagogue shooting in 2018, Dr Whyte had tweeted: “hahaha zeig heil hahaha gas the jews hahaha
    just kidding but have you seen these youtube videos about the holohoax the’re pretty convincing imo [in my opinion]…”

    https://www.thejc.com/news/news/bma-suspends-doctor-who-reportedly-joked-about-the-holocaust-4bqMjarCm0EvoTvJ8hs5Ke

    1. Tony

      I think there was a similar case over here recently. The driver could not be sent to jail because he was too young. (14 years old I think).

  13. Weary Traveler

    In short, LibTWATs really are Aspies = Carolyn is a friggin’ genius for putting two and two together on that one. Give the woman a Nobel Prize already for being so far ahead of the curve.

    Clean vs. Dirty: A Way to Understand Everything

    https://brownstone.org/articles/clean-vs-dirty-a-way-to-understand-everything/

    I have to give myself some credit too. Now it is becoming more common to compare all the mantras of wokeness to religious fanaticism. Something I have been saying a lot more since the COVIDmania started.

    1. Proud Conservative Mom

      Just listened to the article.
      I really enjoyed the author’s writing style.

      Clean versus dirty on every single manner.
      It wasn’t limited to the obsession of germaphobia, but it was also about virtual signaling and control.

      Carolyn is a genius.

      I knew that once they started with the lockdowns, that Covid was the Trojan Horse for Marxism as did you.

      It’s true what the author wrote about the “dirty” red states who were “dirty” from the get-go because they are Conservative.
      Ergo, their results and numbers didn’t count.

      Facts didn’t matter.
      They never did.

      That’s why a person was able to remove the mask while eating, but forced to put it back on when they had to use the restroom.
      That was a stellar example of the lunacy.

      The dirty customers couldn’t risk infecting the clean vaxxed employees.

      There are so many people who still buy into this craziness.

      There should be a new mental health classification for those inflicted with Covid hysteria.

    1. Proud Conservative Mom

      No one knows who fired the shot, according to the article.

      I’m not giving any Fakestinians the benefit of any doubts.

      They killed a reporter so they could accuse the Jewish People of murder this year.

      Let them all go back to Jordan.

  14. Proud Conservative Mom

    Israeli court orders government to let Palestinians attend Memorial Day event
    Defense Minister Yoav Gallant had barred passage across the Green Line, citing the “complex security situation.”

    (April 24, 2023 / JNS) Israel’s Supreme Court, sitting as the High Court of Justice, overruled Defense Minister Yoav Gallant on Sunday and ordered him to allow Palestinians to cross the Green Line to attend an annual joint Memorial Day event.

    In its decision, the court expressed “regret” over Gallant’s decision earlier this month to bar Palestinian participants, despite previous rulings ordering the state to allow them to attend the event, now in its 17th year, hosted by Combatants for Peace.

    Gallant attributed his decision to “the complex security situation” in Judea and Samaria, citing the standard practice of closing the crossings into Green Line Israel over Memorial Day and Independence Day to reduce the risk of terrorist attacks.

    However, the court noted that the Defense Ministry’s Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories unit, which oversees civilian affairs in Israeli-controlled areas of Judea and Samaria, had approved the request, and that tens of thousands of Palestinians are routinely allowed into Israel every day for various reasons.

    The Kohelet Policy Forum, an Israeli think tank that helped to formulate the government’s judicial reform initiative, slammed the court’s ruling.

    “The petitioners asked the court to require the State of Israel to allow Palestinians to enter despite the [Green Line] closure, despite the security situation and despite the strong opposition of the defense minister. But, as is well known, in Israel, the attorney general decides what the state’s position is.

    “And she [Gali Baharav-Miara] decided that entry must be allowed. This is how the theater of the absurd operates: An ostensible court hearing, which in practice constitutes a one-voice discourse—the petitioners together with the attorney general, and the Israeli government is not even represented in the hearing. And some people ask why there is a need for reform in regulating the attorney general’s powers?”

    A 2019 ruling by the High Court of Justice overturned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision that year to deny permits to dozens of Palestinians planning to attend the event. The court deemed it illegitimate to bar the attendees’ entry for security reasons.

    Organizers say the event is meant to bring Israelis and Palestinians together, whereas opponents argue it legitimizes Palestinian terrorism on a day when the Jewish people mourns its fallen heroes.

    Israel will mark this year’s Memorial Day beginning at 8 p.m. on Monday when a one-minute siren will sound across the country. Commemorations will take place at 52 military cemeteries and memorial sites during the following 24 hours, with the main ceremony held at the Western Wall in Jerusalem.

    Fifty-nine Israeli soldiers fell in the line of duty since the last Memorial Day and an additional 86 disabled veterans died due to their condition, the Defense Ministry announced over the weekend.

    Overall, 24,213 soldiers and terror victims have lost their lives in service to the nation since 1860.

  15. Proud Conservative Mom

    Herzog to establish worldwide Jewish advisory council
    Kol Ha’am—Voice of the People aims to foster dialogue between Jewish communities and cultivate the next generation of leaders.

    (April 24, 2023 / JNS) Israeli President Isaac Herzog announced on Sunday night the launch of a consultation process with global Jewry, ahead of an initiative to establish a worldwide Jewish advisory council under the Office of the President.

    The initiative, Kol Ha’am—Voice of the People: The President’s Initiative for Worldwide Jewish Dialogue, aims to foster open dialogue between Jewish communities and advise the Israeli president on core challenges facing the Jewish people. The advisory council, which will meet on a recurring basis, will be tasked with taking concrete action to advance collaborative projects and foster future leadership across the Jewish world.

    To this end, Herzog has brought on board the Jewish Agency for Israel and the World Zionist Organization as key partners. The launch effort is being funded by the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation.

    Herzog unveiled the projects at an event held jointly by the Jewish Federations of North America, the Jewish Agency for Israel, the World Zionist Organization and Keren Hayesod in honor of Israel’s 75th Independence Day, as part of the opening ceremony of the 2023 JFNA General Assembly in Tel Aviv.

    “The fact is that between our Jewish communities, and between them and the State of Israel, we are growing at times more distant from one another. The gaps between us are growing wider. On some of the most essential questions, we are unable to agree. But, more concerning, often, we are unable even to discuss,” said Herzog at the conference.

    “That critical web of connectedness—the sense of shared purpose and destiny that has sustained our people for millennia—seems to be loosening. I am convinced that there is no greater existential threat to our people than the one that comes from within: our own polarization and alienation from one another,” he added.

    The next generation
    Herzog explained that the vision of his Voice of the People program is to create “a first-of-its-kind global council for Jewish dialogue.… It will be a place where we can engage in serious, sensitive and strategic discussions on the most complex and pressing issues facing our people. A place where we formulate concrete proposals and action items to address them. But, most importantly, a place to cultivate the next generation of Jewish leaders. I consider this to be its most important function.”

    The president has invited global Jewish communities to join a broad consultation process in 14 major Jewish centers, across six continents, to contribute to realizing his vision. This series of “strategic labs” will be facilitated by international consulting firm Deloitte, with the support of the Jewish Agency and the World Zionist Organization, over June and early July in the following locations: Israel, North America (New York, Miami, Chicago, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Toronto), South America (Buenos Aires, São Paolo), Africa (Johannesburg), Europe (London, Paris, Budapest) and Australia (Melbourne), and virtual labs, in Hebrew and English.

    Meanwhile, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu earlier Sunday canceled a scheduled address at the JFNA General Assembly, amid planned protests over the government’s paused judicial reform program.

    The JFNA last week issued a statement explaining why it had decided not to boycott the prime minister as demanded by obscure and unnamed groups. “The opportunity to hear from Israel’s duly elected president and prime minister is a symbol of Israel’s achievement as a modern democratic state. We look forward to welcoming these officials on this historic occasion,” said the JFNA.

    “Throughout this tumultuous period, we have engaged in close dialogue with both those opposed to the judicial legislation and those supporting it, and welcome all continued conversations. We have also been awed by the powerful statement Israel’s citizens have made exercising their democratic right to protest. Given the immense importance of this debate and its implications for Jews all around the world, we understand that some will choose to exercise that right at the General Assembly. We will do everything we can to ensure that our attendees and security professionals respect these protesters, and expect that any protestors will respect our participants by demonstrating in a way that does not disrupt their ability to attend the event, participate, or listen to the speakers,” added the organization.

    Herzog expressed optimism over the weekend regarding the negotiations taking place under his auspices over the reform initiative, saying they are being held amid a “positive atmosphere.”

    “There’s goodwill and there’s a positive attitude in the room, and things are discussed frankly and honestly,” Herzog told Arutz Sheva in an interview, adding that “all the hard issues [were] on the table” and the sides were attempting to reach an “amicable solution.”

    “I’m definitely giving [the process] a chance. I will say, furthermore: I believe that the alternative is much worse, and all the parties concerned and their leaders know [this]. And more than that I truly believe that if we work well here, and if we work with trust, and we don’t let all sorts of forces undermine the process, we can reach a positive outcome,” the president said.

  16. Proud Conservative Mom

    IDF shells Hezbollah assets in southern Syria
    The Israeli military also dropped leaflets warning Syrian soldiers against cooperating with the Iranian terror proxy.

    (April 24, 2023 / JNS) Israel Defense Forces tanks reportedly shelled a Syrian army post used by Iranian terrorist proxy Hezbollah early on Monday morning, in the second such incident in as many weeks.

    According to Syrian media, the artillery strike targeted a military observation post located close to the village of Hader in the Quneitra Governorate.

    Thereafter, the IDF dropped leaflets in the area warning Syrian soldiers against cooperating with Hezbollah.

    The Israeli military did not comment on the development.

    The IDF last week struck assets belonging to Hezbollah in the Syrian-held part of the Golan Heights.

    And earlier this month, the IDF attacked targets in Syria in response to six rockets fired towards the Golan Heights. Among the targets were a military compound of the Fourth Division of the Syrian Armed Forces, military radar systems and artillery posts.

    “The IDF sees the Syrian state as responsible for all activities occurring within its territory and will not allow any attempts to violate Israeli sovereignty,” the military said.

    Israel regularly conducts airstrikes in Syria with a view to preventing Iran and its terror proxies, foremost among them Lebanon-based Hezbollah, from developing permanent military infrastructure with which to open a front against the Jewish state.

  17. Proud Conservative Mom

    Israel to hit back harder against terrorist aggression
    The new paradigm is intended to send a clear message to Hamas, Hezbollah and Iran that Jerusalem will not stand idly by when it is attacked.

    (April 23, 2023 / JNS) Israel will respond with greater force to Palestinian terrorism emanating from Judea, Samaria and the Gaza Strip, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told members of the Security Cabinet recently.

    Netanyahu instructed the relevant security authorities to prepare for the policy shift beginning after Israel marks its 75th Independence Day on Tuesday and Wednesday.

    The premier told officials not to comment on the prospective counterterrorism measures, which are intended to send a clear message to Hamas, Hezbollah and their patron Iran that Jerusalem will not stand idly by when it is attacked, and to restore deterrence against the country’s enemies.

    Last week, the Israel Defense Forces struck assets belonging to Hezbollah, firing artillery at targets in Quneitra in the Syrian-held part of the Golan Heights. And earlier this month, the military hit targets in Syria in response to six rockets fired towards the Jewish state. Among the targets were a military compound of the Fourth Division of the Syrian Armed Forces, military radar systems and artillery posts.

    The IDF regularly conducts airstrikes in Syria with a view to preventing Iran and its terror proxies, foremost among them the Lebanon-based Hezbollah, from developing permanent military infrastructure with which to open a front against the Jewish state.

    Early this month, terrorists in the Gaza Strip fired 44 projectiles at Israel, prompting the IDF to strike more than 10 Hamas targets in the Palestinian enclave, including weapons manufacturing sites and attack tunnels. The military also struck Hamas assets in southern Lebanon after Hamas fired 34 rockets from the Hezbollah-controlled country towards northern Israel.

    Palestinian and Arab Israeli terrorists have also perpetrated several deadly attacks since the beginning of this year.

        1. Weary Traveler

          If I had to see anyone paired with Don Lemon, I would love for it to be the late Sam Kinison. Sam would have Don cowering under his desk shaking and sobbing. LOL

          1. Weary Traveler

            You should have heard the jokes he made about gay people in that bit Marty and I were watching. I’d find it and share it, but Sam was less then family friendly. But it wold give little Donny Lemonhead a heart attack. LOL

      1. Weary Traveler

        That needs to happen to him literally. Let him lay there and die like the bum he is.

        He’s basically what you would get if Kamala was a man.

  18. Proud Conservative Mom

    New – NewsNation Interested In Both Don & Tucker after CNN, & Fox Firing.

    Don Lemon and Tucker Carlson are now without a work home — but they could land at the same place in the near future … and that might be NewsNation, which wants them both.

    Sources with direct knowledge say… the television network — which has been growing steadily over the past few years — is interested in potentially hiring DL and TC and adding them to their growing roster of high-profile anchors.

    The announcements of their oustings Monday came at a perfect time for NewsNation — which just started running 24-hour programming starting this week.

    – Raw And Unfiltered News

        1. Weary Traveler

          The only job I could think that anyone would want to hire him for is crash test dummy.

          1. Weary Traveler

            I would like to make a suggestion to him. But if I did, I am sure the cops would be knocking on my door.

  19. Proud Conservative Mom

    Northern Lights Could Be Visible Starting Sunday Night in Illinois, Indiana and 28 Other States

    Millions of Americans might be able to catch a glimpse of the northern lights late Sunday following a solar flare and a Controlled Mass Ejection in recent days.

    NOAA’s Space Weather Prediction Center tweeted a “full-halo” CME, a large expulsion of plasma and magnetic field from the Sun’s corona, occurred Friday, explaining it was likely to cause “minor” to “moderate” geomagnetic storming on Sunday and Monday.

    As a result, dancing waves of light, also called aurora borealis, could appear in 30 states, stretching all the way from Washington state to New Jersey.

    However, where exactly the lights will surface remains uncertain.

    – Raw And Unfiltered News https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/fa6c0ea7cd5869b640e0467feba6b22c6c06a70300816ef682114b876e42ee9d.jpg

  20. Proud Conservative Mom

    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/ec74d28d4b43fa6246ca8d826153becc5f14ba4727380c206bf75d21f2bfb967.png

    Hat tip HP.

    I saved the pictures individually so they’d be easier to see. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/2f6f2e77fcac5288371080d279cd6a46457bb4de4b28630f0a81cd88129e453e.jpg https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/d5b95b4c5d1ab4a4606e32be23b25fb79f3f1daca4c4430347e4e51b28e6dee6.jpg https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/23b3fedef2f6859aa808de237c6189708e20782eb2d6a25f7a8119bb4e2649eb.jpg

  21. Tony

    Over here in the UK everyone is waiting to see if Kier Starmer the potential next Prime Minister from the Labour Party (G-d forbid) will expel
    Diane Abbott from the Labour Party for her display of anti-Semitism.The media have for a change done a good job of reminding everyone
    that the antisemitism disease still lives. (as if we didn’t know), If you follow the media closely you will realise with a shock that the woman has many friends.

    1. Proud Conservative Mom

      FYI for everyone else: The video is in English.

      As you know, this is the source and the information.
      TYMK for posting it.

      *Sivan Rahav-Meir / The Daily Portion / I am not a robot!*

      * Translation by Yehoshua Siskin

      I had planned on writing about my Shabbat here in New York, but on Motza’ei Shabbat I heard about something that happened in America that deserves more attention.

      A group of Israeli teenagers were competing in an international competition in robotics in Houston, Texas. Their team consisted of students from the Amit High School in Modi’in. They had succeeded in reaching the final stage of the competition which was held on Shabbat.

      They wrote a letter in which they explained that they observed Shabbat and were not willing to compromise their values for the sake of the competition. In their otherwise empty booth, they had left Shabbat candles, challah, a Kiddush cup, and an Israeli flag, together with a short explanation of what Shabbat is all about.

      The announcer at the competition read their letter in front of all the other competitors and then something surprising happened. Students from all over the world stood up and applauded. The announcer then spoke these words: “Thank you for the reminder that there are other things outside the world of robotics that are also important.”

  22. Weary Traveler

    ASPERGER’S!!

    The responses the author got from these so-called “medical professionals”…. Makes you wonder how and when so much of the population ended up on the Asperger’s spectrum like this?

    It’s like the movie, They Live. But instead of aliens, it’s aspies. More and more I am starting to believe that the only treatment for it is euthanasia. They are beyond disgusting.

    I don’t care that they “can’t help it.” That doesn’t need to be our problem. And don’t think that for one second that I am in any way excluding the libTURDs who celebrate mental illness from my euthanasia proposal.

    Changing One Mind at a Time

    https://brownstone.org/articles/changing-one-mind-at-a-time/

    1. Weary Traveler

      LOL…

      Bud Light has always been a crap beer. Even when I enjoyed an occasional beer, I would spit it out. Even regular Bud. Most domestic beer is swill. Especially form the big corporate brands like Trans-heuser Busch. The only good domestic beers are micro-brews.

      I can’t imagine NPCs drinking any kind of beer though. Even though Hipsters, for some reason, seem to be particularly fond of Pabst. NPCs seem more like Shiraz drinkers. Or just boxed wines like the Karens of the Soy Elite. LOL

    1. Weary Traveler

      It is a good point about niceness being favored over truth by those who lack any character. I have always hated people who told me to be nice.

  23. Proud Conservative Mom

    Israel’s military spending drops for the first time since 2009

    Israel fell from 14th to 15th place in the ranking of the world’s largest defense budgets, according to a report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) for 2022.

    The Jewish state invested $23.4 billion, or 1 percent of total global spending, in its defense sector in 2022. This is the first drop in military spending in Israel since 2009.

    The report said, however, that the actual spending in Israel did not match the defense budget for 2022, and the drop occurred despite the increase in attacks in Syria and growing tensions with the Palestinians. Israel ranks tenth in the world for military spending as a proportion of GDP, at 4.5 percent.

    – Raw And Unfiltered News

        1. Chief Mac

          The only prison I have ever been is Alcatraz and the gun galleries above the cells look kind of similar

    1. IsraelReader

      The mill was not a success due to a lack of wind.[5] Wind conditions in Jerusalem could not guarantee its continued operation.
      There were probably no more than 20 days a year with strong enough breezes.
      Another reason for the mill’s failure was technological.
      The machinery was designed for soft European wheat, which required less wind power than the local wheat.
      Nevertheless, the mill operated for nearly two decades until the first steam-powered mill was completed in Jerusalem in 1878.
      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montefiore_Windmill

    1. Proud Conservative Mom

      One point.
      Biblical Hebrew is the foundation for Modern Hebrew (Ivrit).

      I don’t understand his pride in not speaking Biblical Hebrew.
      That’s Hashem’s magnificent language, and to reiterate, the foundation of Ivrit.

      1. IsraelReader

        Unfortunately, his statement reflects the attitude of secular Zionists.
        They want to create a “new Israel”, with a new religion, called, “Zionism”.
        To do so, they’ve disconnected themselves from the Bible, only cherry-picking certain items that suit them.
        I give him credit for eating Matzah on Passover and fasting on Yom Kippur (that’s more than many others do).
        He was also probably circumcised as a baby and doesn’t deny that he’s Jewish.
        But as a secular person, he also rejects living a fully Biblical life, which is the basis of Judaism.
        Hence his expression of disdain for Yiddish, Ladino, or Biblical Hebrew.
        All these represent to him “Tradition”, the thing that is anathema to his new religion.
        He will always be a biological Jew, but he needs to be reJEWvenated.
        The problem is that he doesn’t realize it and is satisfied by merely being an “Israeli”.

        1. IsraelReader

          Many Jewish atheists are aware that they’re genetically Jewish but have substituted “Torah Judaism” with “cultural Judaism”, and they have no problem “observing” “rituals” that are associated with “cultural Judaism”, as long as it doesn’t involve belief in God, at least not as the commanding Creator of biblical tradition.

          The “cultural Jew” is someone who might even do some sort of Jewish practice. For example, they might eat Matzah on Passover, but not as a Commandment from God, but as a Jewish “cultural” thing to do. Their act of eating Matzah isn’t an act of service to God, since they don’t believe there is any inherent Commandment involved.

          Some “cultural Jews” even fast on Yom Kippur and use that day to reflect on their actions of the past year and contemplate self-improvement. But this has nothing to do with God.

          The “cultural Jew” is comfortable in participating in the culture of being Jewish, and thinks about Jewish history and memory, but has turned his back on Judaism’s primary source book, the Torah.

          1. Proud Conservative Mom

            TYMK for these additional thoughts.

            Keeping Commandments because of “culture” and not because Hashem commanded us to keep them, is an extremely slippery slope.

            Hashem Yeracheim!
            Sigh…

            I recently started learning Mesillas Yesharim again. I’m finishing Shaar Hazehirus.
            We’re cautioned to care about battling the Yetzer Horah.
            If we are lackadaisical and don’t care to put in the effort, Hashem won’t help save us from him.
            In order to merit help from Hashem, we have to put in even a bit of effort and care!

            Obviously, those who turned their backs on Torah, stopped caring.

            Of course, Hashem always awaits the return of those who have strayed.

          2. IsraelReader

            Far from merely being a slippery slope, keeping Commandments because of “culture”, and not because God commanded us to keep them, is a fundamental denial of the authority of the Torah.
            When man thinks that he can pick and choose which rituals he wants to practice, then he has made himself the god of his own little universe and is a denial of God’s authority.

            The Book “Mesillas Yesharim” (Path of the Just), by Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzatto.
            It’s a classical work on Jewish ethics, and a “must read” for anyone looking striving for religious and ethical perfection, and a guide to various levels of character refinement.
            Bite-sized studies of this work, can be found here:
            https://torah.org/learning/spiritual-excellence-classes-path1-1/
            I wish you much success in your studies and intellectual journey!

          3. Proud Conservative Mom

            “Far from merely being a slippery slope, keeping Commandments because of “culture”, and not because God commanded us to keep them, is a fundamental denial of the authority of the Torah.”
            💯💯💯💯💯💯🎤🎤🎤🎤🎤🎤
            ABSOLUTELY and very well stated.
            I should’ve been more specific.
            You got to the heart of the matter immediately.

            TYMK for your encouragement.
            Amain Ve’Amain!
            Kane Yehi Ratzon!

            Rabbi Avigdor Miller ZTL said that even if someone learns it for five minutes a day, they’re on the way to becoming a changed person.

            He also said that as soon as you finish it, to start immediately learning it again.

            (Toras Avigdor)

            My brother-in-law lent me Rabbi Avigdor Miller ZTL’s commentaries on the Mesillas Yesharim.
            It is epic.
            I didn’t know that it existed.

            I also have the Artscroll version which has incredible commentaries on this masterpiece, from great sages who came after Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzato.

            But one example, is Rabbi Wolbe ZTL.

            It’s taking my journey to a whole new level. ❤️‍🔥❤️‍🔥❤️‍🔥
            May the lessons that I am blessed to learn, help me in my journey to be better than who I was the day before.

        2. Proud Conservative Mom

          Shavuah Tov Umevorach!

          I really appreciate this insight.
          It rings very true.
          These are tremendous words of wisdom again, on your part.

          IIRC, only about eight percent of Jews keep Torah.
          How tragic is that? 💔💔💔
          I read that about a year ago.

          I am very puzzled as to why Aish HaTorah put it on YouTube.
          🤔🤔🤔
          Any thoughts about that, please?

          1. IsraelReader

            Why did Aish Hatorah put that video on YouTube?
            I can suggest two different theories:
            1. They didn’t think through the subtle message of the video and didn’t see my analysis.
            2. They were aware of the problem, but decided to overlook it in favor of trying to reach out to those people who are so unaffiliated with Judaism, that they’re even ashamed to identify themselves as Jews, and are typically against the State of Israel, which they view as practicing “apartheid”.
            This video directly targets people from this type of audience.

          2. Proud Conservative Mom

            That was the conclusion that I came to after giving it alot of thought.

            TYMK for confirming my hypothesis.

            On a joyous note, someone that I am working with is starting to keep Shabbos!
            One never knows when one will break through.

            I’m speechless.
            I just heard from this person.

            It never hurts to keep trying.
            I was working on this for a while already.

          3. Proud Conservative Mom

            I cannot even begin to describe the joy. 🥰🥰🥰

            You’re very welcome and kind!

            May all of our people come home to Torah, and discover the sublime and magnificent treasure that it is!

  24. Proud Conservative Mom

    Just In – Harry Belafonte, 96, Dies; Barrier-Breaking Singer, Actor and Activist

    Harry Belafonte, who stormed the pop charts and smashed racial barriers in the 1950s with his highly personal brand of folk music, and who went on to become a major force in the civil rights movement, died on Tuesday at his home on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. He was 96.

    The cause was congestive heart failure, said Ken Sunshine, his longtime spokesman.

    He won two Grammys for his folk recordings (and years later, in 2000, a Grammy lifetime-achievement award). Popular with both white and black audiences, Belafonte made a point of refusing to perform in the Jim Crow South, maintaining the embargo from 1954 to 1961.

    – Raw And Unfiltered News

    (Another Jew hater hits the dust! 🥂🍾)

  25. Proud Conservative Mom

    New – Statement from President Donald J. Trump on Joe Biden’s Announcement

    “You could take the five worst presidents in American history, and put them together, and they would not have done the damage Joe Biden has done to our Nation in just a few short years. Not even close.

    Thanks to Joe Biden’s socialist spending calamity, American families are being decimated by the worst inflation in half a century. Banks are failing. Our currency is crashing and the dollar will soon no longer be the world standard, which will be our greatest defeat in over 200 years. Real wages have been falling 24 months in a row—in other words, under Biden, workers have gotten a PAY CUT each and every month for two straight years. We have surrendered our energy independence, just like we surrendered in Afghanistan, which we had just a short time ago—and the price of gasoline just hit a 5-month high, and it’s going much higher than that.”

    https://www.donaldjtrump.com/news/9abc77e8-7df5-43fa-96f7-f0f51f76b53e

    – Raw And Unfiltered News

  26. Proud Conservative Mom

    Terrorist shoots at joggers commemorating Memorial Day

    One person was wounded when a group of Israeli joggers were fired upon in the West Bank, Israeli emergency services reported Tuesday morning. The shooting was confirmed to be a terrorism-motivated attack.

    According to initial reports a 28-year-old man taking part in a Memorial Day run was lightly wounded in the arm when shots were fired from a passing vehicle, paramedics said. Medics provided assistance at the scene. Hadassah Medical Center reported that the victim’s condition was moderate, and that he was fully conscious.

    The incident comes minutes before Memorial Day services take place throughout Israel honoring fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism.

    – Raw And Unfiltered News

  27. Proud Conservative Mom

    ‘We are motivated by life. And this mission requires us to fight back, and that is the great change that has come upon our nation, we are no longer helpless victims… We can overcome,’

    Says PM Netanyahu at the state ceremony honoring victims of terrorism in Israel and abroad.

    – Raw And Unfiltered News

  28. Proud Conservative Mom

    Greenpeace co-founder, Dr. Patrick Moore:

    “The scientific method has not been applied in such a way as to prove that carbon dioxide is causing the Earth to warm.”

    “I am firmly of the belief that the future will show that this whole hysteria over climate change was a complete fabrication.”

    – Raw And Unfiltered News

  29. Proud Conservative Mom

    In protest of Russia’s insistence on holding a UNSC discussion on the Israeli Memorial Day (and also sending Foreign Minister Lavrov there): Israeli Ambassador Gilad Erdan lit a candle in memory of the murdered, read their names and left the hall

    -Raw And Unfiltered News

    1. Chief Mac

      How is this different from white folks in blackface? Some moronic guy playing dress up and telling females what it’s like to be female – womanface

        1. Weary Traveler

          I kind of hope it happens. Only because then the blacks will want to tear that little fruit fly limb from limb. And I would cheer them on. LOL

  30. Proud Conservative Mom

    🚨Breaking Now – Florida Senate bill amendment filed that would exempt those seeking office of U.S. President or Vice President from having to resign under “resign-to-run” law

    The proposal comes as Gov. Ron DeSantis considers a run for president in 2024.

    The bill, SB 7050, is moving through committee and is scheduled to be considered by the Senate floor tomorrow, April 26.

    – Raw And Unfiltered News

    1. Proud Conservative Mom

      Good evening! 😉😅

      Just read the article.
      It incenses me because we all knew that masking was about posturing, control, and most definitely was an intentional evil act.
      Everything they said was BRAVO SIERRA.

      No apology will suffice.
      Besides, their “apologies” are as genuine as crocodile tears.

      1. Weary Traveler

        They only thing they are ever sorry for is getting busted and their reign of terror ending.

  31. Weary Traveler

    “Regardless, the facts demonstrate a chilling indication that legacy media remains beholden to Big Pharma, and their programming requires the approval of the figures that they are supposed to hold accountable.”

    Because you would have to be on drugs to accept their world view, and be even remotely entertained by their vanilla monotone crap.

    Having worked in radio for most of my adult life, the stories I could tell about corporate media and how scummy they really are. Talk about people whose families shoudl have disowned them.

    The Tucker Carlson Departure From Fox and the Power of Big Pharma

    https://brownstone.org/articles/tucker-carlson-departure-power-of-big-pharma/

    I remember KSFO out here doing the same thing to their best talent when they fired Lee Rogers, and Melanie Morgan, who were their star morning hosts. And then Barbara Simpson, who was a veteran investigative journalist who did a weekend show, and who was a little too successful at getting people involved at the local level.

    KSFO used to be the only station in the whole Bay Area with any good content on during the weekends. Now, just like every other talk station out here, it’s all just infomercials on the weekends.

    Even their sister station, KGO, which for years was all local, and mostly all libTARD with few exceptions like John Batchelor, is now all sports talk.

    1. Proud Conservative Mom

      “Legacy media is beholden to Big Pharma.”

      Indeed, Tucker Carlson stepped on a landmine by speaking the truth about the coverup and tremendous evil that was perpetrated.

      He had to be fired, because Pfizer, et al, hold big shares in Murdoch’s company.

      It’s always about the money.
      As my father always stressed: “FOLLOW THE MONEY.”

      I remember what you said about radio stations and what was done to Barbara Simpson.
      It was a real pity that they destroyed Simpson for also speaking the truth.

      1. Weary Traveler

        They really got angry with Simpson when she pointed out how CPS helped facilitate child trafficking.

        Anyone who is too effective, they destroy. It just took someone as big as Tucker Carlson for anyone to finally notice something was wrong, even though they have seen it happen for years now.

        It amazes me just how much crap the average person is willing to put up with. Far too much if you ask me.

        1. Proud Conservative Mom

          Exactly.
          Carlson was too popular and powerful and he had a tremendous following.
          Ergo when he spoke out, that was a disaster of epic proportions for them.

          Yup. The average person is willing to put up with too much garbage.
          Sigh.

          1. Weary Traveler

            As far as I am concerned, the average “normie” should apologize for even being born. It is because of their utter denseness and their short term memories why we are all on this hellish ride.

          2. Eileen Mother of Leopard Cats

            Herd mentality is easier than thinking and automatic acceptance by the crowd of the popular latest thing.

          3. Eileen Mother of Leopard Cats

            Never been a groupie of anything so I don’t understand how people can do that to themselves.

          4. Weary Traveler

            Just like a stupid animal. Someone should tell the sheeple that’s why we turn cows in to hamburgers and leather jackets.

    1. Eileen Mother of Leopard Cats

      My son-in-law had a Sarg, that could not pronounce Jimenez. Sir, just call me Jimmy. So he did.

  32. Proud Conservative Mom

    🚨Just In – Taliban Kill Head of ISIS Cell That Bombed Kabul Airport

    The ISIS-K terrorist who directed the August 2021 suicide bombing that killed 13 U.S. service members during the Biden administration’s withdrawal from Afghanistan has been killed by the Taliban, a senior administration official told Fox News Digital.

    The official told Fox News Digital that the Biden administration has “recently become aware” that the ISIS-K operative behind the suicide bombing at the Abbey Gate of Hamid Karzai International Airport on Aug. 26, 2021 was eliminated “in a Taliban operation.”

    The official could not disclose the name of the individual.

    – Raw And Unfiltered News

  33. Proud Conservative Mom

    Report 68: Pfizer KNEW 32 People Suffered Blood Vessel Inflammation/Vasculitis AEs in the First 90 Days

    • 81% of vasculitis sufferers were women
    • 35% of these AEs were marked as “not resolved”
    • half of the cases occurred within 3 days post-injection.

    (These people need to die very painfully.)

      1. Sapper 9

        The real crazy ones always have a “hate has no place here ” bumper sticker, which is an indication that they are hateful old cows.

  34. bill smith

    Both Tucker Carlson & Don Lemon have hired Bryan Freedman to represent them against their networks. He represented Megyn Kelly and given that Fox agreed to pay his full contract he may be working to ensure Tucker is free to start something new.

  35. Weary Traveler

    ‘This is Demonic’ – Convicted Felon Affiliated with MS-13 Gang Murders, Dismembers Florida Uber Eats Driver While Making Delivery

    https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2023/04/this-is-demonic-convicted-felon-affiliated-with-ms-13-gang-murders-dismembers-florida-uber-eats-driver-while-making-delivery/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=this-is-demonic-convicted-felon-affiliated-with-ms-13-gang-murders-dismembers-florida-uber-eats-driver-while-making-delivery

    This is all the more reason we need to start killing criminals, and even going so far as to start slaughtering the people in our prisons. I keep saying it, these people cannot be rehabilitated.

    But first, we’d have to slaughter all Democrats. Remember, and never forget how offended the left/Democrats got when President Trump rightfully referred to MS-13 as the animals they are, and how Nancy Pelosi played her Catholic card, and called them “G-d’s children.”

    I hope and pray that they ALL become victims of these violent thugs themselves, and have no advocates in their corners either, just like they do to the rest of us.

        1. IsraelReader

          “Yerushalayim will never be divided again.” is a great slogan, but unfortunately, this is NOT in our hands.
          Torah Jews know that everything is in God’s hands, and that we have no guarantee that things could God forbid become much worse for Jews in Israel and the rest of the world.
          The Torah spells it out. If we adhere to the Torah, we will find favor in His eyes, and if we don’t, we can get severely punished.
          The Holocaust should serve as a reminder of that.
          Repeatedly saying “Never Again”, will not be of much help, if God has it in for His people.
          Let’s pray that all Jews become reJewvenated with Judaism, which will surely bring blessing to the people of Israel.

          1. Proud Conservative Mom

            You are correct about Yerushalayim never being divided again being synonymous with “Never Again” of the Holocaust.

            I never thought about that before in this manner, because the Gedolim (great sages) have said that the process of the redemption is unfolding, but it is a PROCESS.

            Sigh.

            Indeed, Never Again, will only be Never Again when Moshiach comes.
            Only then will we be safe forevermore.

            Zephaniah 3-13-15:
            “The remnant of Israel shall neither commit injustice nor speak lies; neither shall deceitful speech be found in their mouth, for they shall graze and lie down, with no one to cause them to shudder.
            Sing, O daughter of Zion! Shout, O Israel! Rejoice and jubilate wholeheartedly, O daughter of Jerusalem!
            The L-rd has removed your afflictions; He has cast out your enemy. The King of Israel, the L-rd, is in your midst-you shall no longer fear evil.”

            May the moment be NOW…

          2. IsraelReader

            Redemption is an unfolding process, but there might be some setbacks here and there.
            There is absolutely no guarantee that everything is just going to get better and better.
            Israel needs to be deserving of redemption, and judging by current events in Israel, things seem to indicate that unfortunately, we’re not quite ready to be there yet.
            Redemption will come along with the Israelites recognizing God’s dominion in the world, and willfully following His Torah.
            When people in Israel fight for being able to flaunt leavened bread on Passover, to be able to publicly desecrate the Sabbath, and flaunt their sexual perversions on full parade, that is a sign that unfortunately, we still have a long way to go.
            But I believe that could do anything, and He can make things happen in a way that will inspire His people to willfully come aboard and accept His agenda.
            May that day come soon. Amen.

          3. Proud Conservative Mom

            Of course, there is no guarantees that the process as it’s unfolding means that it will get better and better.
            I never stated otherwise.

            There is just cause why our Sages of blessed memory, compared the coming of Moshiach to a woman in labor.
            As you are well aware, the closer one is to giving birth, the higher the pain levels.
            That’s what will happen and is occurring.
            Every day is worse and worse.

            AGREED.
            We need to keep the Torah.
            Hashem made Himself crystal clear about this.
            MANY TIMES.

            Rabbi Avigdor Miller ZTL said that Hashem stopped sending us prophets because we ceased to listen.

            Torah, is our very purpose of being.
            It’s our duty to keep it, (and what a tremendous joy it is to do so)!

            The Alphabet People parades, anti-Torah laws that are governing Israel, etc., is a nightmare of epic proportions.

            May we see the fulfillment of Hosea 3:5 “Afterwards shall the children of Israel return, and seek the L-rd their G-d and David their king, and they shall come trembling to the L-rd and to His goodness at the end of days.

            (We know that exile was going to be a very long time. Hosea 3:4 “For the children of Israel shall remain for many days, having neither king, nor prince, nor sacrifice, nor pillar, nor ephod nor teraphim.” Many days in the TANACH, is a very long time.)

            May everyone wake up already.
            Only then, will the suffering end.

            💔💔💔😪😪😪

        2. IsraelReader

          Remember, that the so-called “two-state solution”, which calls for separate Israeli and Palestinian states with borders resembling those that existed before the 1967 war, would require a Palestinian capital in East Jerusalem.
          That would represent a very traumatic redivision of Jerusalem.
          Do we have a guarantee that circumstances will never develop, that will God forbid force Israel to have to accept such a reality?

          1. Proud Conservative Mom

            The only guarantees that we have, is that Hashem was, is, and always will be.
            He always keeps His promises.
            His track record is impeccable and proven.
            Moreover, if we all did Teshuvah (repentance), Moshiach would be here.

            That is for certain.

          2. IsraelReader

            Since the only guarantee that we have, is that Hashem was, is, and always will be, I therefore take issue with those that glibly declare, “Never Again”, or “Yerushalayim will never be divided again”.
            What is the basis of such a declaration? From where is the certainty?
            Wishful thinking?
            I believe that it would be more prudent to say that “We hope/pray that… (insert wish/prayer)”.

          3. Proud Conservative Mom

            I concur absolutely with all that you wrote and very much appreciate it (as I do, all of your wise words).

            Yerushalayim can be divided again.

            The Israelites are divided and so few keep Torah.
            Historically, when we didn’t keep the Torah, it has NEVER EVER boded well for us.

            It was always a tremendous recipe for disaster.
            We were duly warned.

            Actions have consequences, just like in the physical realm.
            The spiritual realm is no different.

    1. george linker

      Paypal is crashing themselves. They alone determine what misinformation is.

      Any misinformation would be penalized with a $2,500 fine. Basically, if a client is found guilty of four acts of misinformation, they could be fined $10,000. PayPal would withdraw this amount directly from the customer’s account.

      1. Sapper 9

        Some days I think I should make a “the end is near sign” and go join the people that I always thought were nuts. Lol

        1. george linker

          Anyone who believes in assigned at birth has already missed the boat. The loonies are running education. The part about kids being what ever they wanted in itself was never true either. Most must take whatever job they can find.

    1. Proud Conservative Mom

      SARGE!!!
      How have you been doing?

      I’m getting heat treatment in PT before I get put through the wringer. 😅😅😅

      BH, I am chugging along.
      Sunday was very frightening (the crescendo of pain).

      BH, BH, BH, I held onto my Dilaudid.
      I would have had to go to the ER otherwise.

      My CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapist) pain specialist told me that I should absolutely use it if it G-d forbid happens again.

      Usually I am able to manage with my Gabapentin.

      I am going to Monsey immediately
      thereafter to pay a Shiva (condolence call) to the family of the “uncle” that I lost on Sunday.

      (My emotions NEVER have effected my pain. There is never a rhyme or reason.)

      It’s still winter weather.
      It’s mind-blowing.

      I’m beyond grateful to have been gifted another day of life!
      THANK YOU HASHEM!
      ❤️‍🔥❤️‍🔥❤️‍🔥❤️‍🔥❤️‍🔥❤️‍🔥

      1. "Divergent" sgthwjack ✯

        Doing OK here. Never a shortage of work but things are progressing nicely. Little dry but enjoying the warm!

        Always have to remember that so far we’ve we’ve survived a 100% of our worst days! 😊

        Hang in there Milady, We shall persevere! Off to work outside, my “fitness” program with free vitamin D! 🌞🤠

        1. Proud Conservative Mom

          I’m so very grateful that things are progressing nicely.

          Indeed we persevere.
          I love: “Always have to remember that so far we’ve we’ve survived a 100% of our worst days! 😊”

          Amen to that!
          That is what I tell myself all of the time.
          It’s usually very comforting.

          What terrified me was that I believed it to be out of the realm of possibility for me.
          (That level of sheer agony.)
          It also brought back the frightening memories of 2004-2017 wherein I was giving birth daily without the baby.

          Moreover, because the government is so insane, it’s scary not to know if I will be okay, if I ever Heaven forbid run out of it.
          (As of now, I have a very comfortable safety net. May that always remain so!)

          As we know, evil always gets their hands on narcotics and opioids.

          Legitimately ill people are being punished because of the criminals. The required pain relief to live a normal life is being withheld from many innocent people.

          Doctors are on an extremely tight leash in being able to prescribe medications that grant adequate pain relief.

          May Hashem save me and every good person.

          He can do ANYTHING.
          Hashem is EVERYTHING.

          (I’m very thankful for every day that Hashem gifts to me. That doesn’t negate the fact that I am supposed to continue to daven for things to improve.)

    2. Weary Traveler

      We all know the real reasons. He’s an evil hateful jerk who is long overdue for a dirt nap.

      May Hashem end his miserable and worthless life now.

  36. Proud Conservative Mom

    Chris Christie Says He’s The Viable Trump Alterntative

    Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who is touring early primary states but has yet to jump into the 2024 Republican field, offered his strongest indication yet that he plans to run, saying, “I intend to be the nominee.”

    “I think we’ll lose if Trump’s a nominee,” Christie told The Daily Beast. “That’s why I intend to be the nominee.”

    “I am the viable Trump alternative,” he said.

    – Raw And Unfiltered News

    (😑)

    1. Sapper 9

      If it was a choice between Christie and a rotting tomatoe, the tomatoe would get my vote

  37. Proud Conservative Mom

    Tucker Carlson Threatened To Blow The Lid On WEF Bug-Diet Plot Days Before Firing

    Just a coincidence? The former Fox News host was heavily promoting his expose on the plans of Klaus Schwab’s WEF to force people worldwide to chow down on insects.

    Reports suggest Davos attendee and Fox owner Rupert Murdoch put Tucker’s head on the chopping block when he learned of the footage Carlson had compiled.

    – Raw And Unfiltered News

  38. Proud Conservative Mom

    Donald Trump ‘listening’ to insiders urging him to make DeSantis his VP pick

    While the polls have Trump leading Florida Gov. DeSantis in a potential 2024 GOP race, some Trumpworld insiders are urging the former president to make DeSantis his running mate — and Trump is “listening,” we hear.

    A Trumpworld source tells Page Six, “Some of his supporters are suggesting he make a deal with DeSantis to make him VP, and he’s listening, but hasn’t agreed.”

    The source added, “Supporters say the VP offer [would] stop DeSantis from opposing [Trump] and offer a ‘youthful conservative vigor’ to the slot, which Biden doesn’t have.”

    – Raw And Unfiltered News

    1. Weary Traveler

      Gotta just love all the speculation and “what if” scenarios being thrown about, and even been ran with as if they were actualities. Just earlier today, someone was floating Trump picking RFK Jr as his VP on Steve Banon’s show, and of course, the internet rumors all swirl like mad and people run with it.

      Most Floridians, from what I am hearing, just want DeSantis to just finish out his second term, and find a suitable successor.

      There are plenty that could be Trump’s VP. But even those who want solid conservatives like DeSantis or Kristi Noem, or even Kari Lake to be his VP, forget one major important thing. Other than being a tie breaking vote in the Senate, a VP is mostly just a figurehead. Why not suggest those people for more prominent cabinet positions where they can actually effect policy, like when Trump made Ben Carson the head of HUD?

      For instance, if someone were to suggest making say Kari Lake the VP, which might look nice on a ticket, but when the race is over, then what? How about instead put her in charge of DHS or the Border Patrol so she can work her expertise? Wouldn’t that make more sense?

        1. Weary Traveler

          And what is sad is how many people get paid so much money to think this stuff up and put it out there, and here I am with more common sense… Where’s my big fat check for sharing my take? I think I earned it more than the professionals have.

          1. Weary Traveler

            Probably why all the censorship. Most of them shouldn’t have the jobs they do. Half of them are barely smart enough to dig ditches

  39. Proud Conservative Mom

    China pushes largest-ever expansion of nuclear arsenal

    China is pushing ahead with the largest-ever expansion of its nuclear arsenal, modernising the atomic deterrent with an eye on any future conflicts with the United States, experts say.

    The SIPRI think tank estimates that China has a stockpile of around 350 nuclear warheads — small fry when compared with the United States and Russia.

    But it is growing fast, and could have 1,500 warheads by 2035, according to a Pentagon estimate published in November.

    “China appears to no longer be satisfied with just a few hundred nuclear weapons to ensure its security,” Matt Korda, of the Federation of American Scientists, told AFP.

    – Raw And Unfiltered News

  40. Proud Conservative Mom

    🚨Breaking Now – House passes McCarthy’s debt ceiling bill by two votes, four Republicans vote against

    House Republicans delivered Speaker Kevin McCarthy the biggest win of his tenure leading the chamber so far on Wednesday by passing his bill to raise the debt limit and slash spending, a bill that serves as the GOP’s position on how to avoid a debt crisis in the coming weeks.

    The bill passed in a narrow 217-215 vote – every Democrats voted against it, as expected, along with four Republicans. The bill that introduces spending cuts that the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimates will save $4.8 trillion over a decade.

    Republicans cast the vote as a win that puts them in the driver’s seat in what they hope will become talks with President Biden in the coming weeks.

    – Raw And Unfiltered News

  41. Proud Conservative Mom

    Biden cheat sheet shows he had advance knowledge of journalist’s question

    A cheat sheet held by President Biden during a Wednesday press conference revealed that the 80-year-old commander in chief had advance knowledge of a question from a journalist.

    “How are YOU squaring YOUR domestic priorities — like reshoring semiconductors manufacturing — with alliance-based foreign policy?” read a question from Los Angeles Times reporter Courtney Subramanian.

    Another cheat sheet showed the names of other Biden administration officials to relay the order remarks would be delivered at the press conference.

    – Raw And Unfiltered News

    (Surprise to no one.)

    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/50bf7719ab06fa8075f1045f64f4489b93305cb9956a359f5bb4bd9cc21d219c.jpg https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/40dd49a59c38fad65760a6d8a884d6f1f384f4d8a9914242def001c9b50c615f.jpg

  42. Proud Conservative Mom

    Rep. Vang has a provision in the Judiciary Bill that creates a government database of “hate incidents” (not crimes, which are already tracked).

    Rep. Vang says “hate incidents” could include:

    – Writing an article saying COVID came from China
    – Wearing a “I ♥️ JK Rowling” shirt

    – Raw And Unfiltered News
    (😳😳😳)

  43. Proud Conservative Mom

    Senior Iranian cleric Soleimani assassinated.

    Powerful Iranian cleric Ayatollah Abbas Ali Soleimani was killed in an armed attack on Wednesday morning, according to state media.

    Soleimani was a member of the Assembly of Experts that selects the country’s supreme leader.

    “Ayatollah Abbas Ali Soleimani was killed this morning in an armed attack… the assailant was also arrested,” IRNA news agency said, citing an official.

    The attack took place in the city of Babolsar in the northern province of Mazandaran, the agency added. Soleimani, 75, was previously the representative of the country’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

    – Raw And Unfiltered News

  44. Proud Conservative Mom

    🚨Just In – Ron DeSantis is set to jump into the 2024 presidential fray in mid-May.

    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is poised to jump into the presidential fray as soon as mid-May, four GOP operatives familiar with the conversations

    One of the sources emphasized that it would be an exploratory committee rather, with the official launch coming soon after.

    Some of his backers are urging him to declare as early as May 11, in an effort to counter the creeping national narrative that former President Donald Trump is the overwhelming frontrunner for the 2024 GOP nomination – NBC

    – Raw And Unfiltered News

    1. Weary Traveler

      Good luck with that is all I got to say to Ron. But hey, if Karl Rove and Jeb Bush want to waste millions of dollars to cope with their TDS…

  45. Proud Conservative Mom

    Just In – Ron DeSantis announces on trade mission that a South Korea-based company will develop a “clean hydrogen facility” in Florida

    “Our state is taking a bold step towards promoting long-term development in the aerospace and space industry across the entire supply chain.”

    – Raw And Unfiltered News

    (Is this about posturing?)
    @dr_darko:disqus

    1. Weary Traveler

      Could very well be.

      As of now, he is in safe territory. They are trying to set the stage for Newsom vs. DeSantis. On a national stage, we would see what he is really made of. Most politicians, if they really are about MAGA, and not just lip service to it, can’t take the level of heat one would get like Trump has shown he can.

      The base knows this.

        1. Weary Traveler

          The only way Newsom wins is with massive fraud. By all rights, he should have been tossed out on his butt during the recall. The only reason he wasn’t was because they always manage to “find” extra ballots.

          Outside of some bubbles in downtown SF and LA, he is massively hated here in CA.

    1. Sapper 9

      A lot of the trillion that are unaccounted for by the government were invested in Blackrock.

    1. Proud Conservative Mom

      What the @#$_&-+ is wrong with people?!
      😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡

      (I know that quite a few wanted to continue to receive a paycheck with Medicaid benefits without working.)

      1. Weary Traveler

        There’s too many people out there who don’t care that a horrible situation destroys someone else’s life as long as they themselves benefit from it. To them, even better if it harms the unwashed masses like us.

  46. Proud Conservative Mom

    *Sivan Rahav-Meir / The Daily Portion / The greatest story ever told* (from yesterday)

    * Translation by Yehoshua Siskin

    More than a thousand people came to an Independence Day ceremony at the Young Israel of Woodmere synagogue in New York. The following are among my remarks at this event:

    “This week I heard the following question: In another 75 years, where will Israel be? *Well, the most predictable thing about the Jewish people is their unpredictability*. They break all the rules. There is no precedent for a nation that loses one-third of its people — six million — all at once. But then there is no precedent for a nation that was scattered to the four corners of the earth but kept its faith, its identity, and its homeland, and then rose from the ashes after two thousand years.

    We are simply too preoccupied with our daily troubles and internal conflicts to do a zoom out for a brief moment in order to see the process that is at work. Sure there are difficulties and setbacks but the number of casualties from all the wars and terrorist attacks in the State of Israel is the same as the number of those who died in Auschwitz in a single month.

    It is not unrealistic to predict that the nation of Israel will continue to fulfill all the positive prophecies that are found in the Bible. This is completely realistic. Indeed, these prophecies were read for thousands of years in Yemen and in Morocco, in Poland and in Russia, but for us these prophecies, such as the following one, have come true:
    *’Old men and women shall yet sit in the streets of Jerusalem . .And the streets of Jerusalem shall be filled with boys and girls playing.’* These words of the prophet Zechariah have come to pass in the playground in my own neighborhood.

    The forecast for Messianic times has been recorded as follows: ‘The wolf will live with the lamb and the leopard shall lie down with the kid,’ and *”Out of Zion shall the Torah go forth and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.”* Israel can and must be the center of peace, creativity, education, and technology. Above all, the start-up nation must lead the world in spiritual start-ups of faith, holiness, and morality.

    This week I met thousands of our friends, Jews and non-Jews alike. I did not know we had so many unofficial ambassadors. Thanks to all of you in the United States who chose to be on our side, the right side of history, even when it’s not always popular to be there.

    I am often asked as a journalist to name my biggest scoop. The answer is this: *My biggest scoop is the story of the nation of Israel.* There is no story more exciting than ours, with more chapters still to come.

    Happy Independence Day.

  47. Tony

    The United Nations are worrying about what is happening in Sudan.
    Will that give Israel a respite ?

        1. IsraelReader

          (I posted this some 3 months ago)
          The Arabs refer to it as “Nebi Samwil”.
          Its attribution to the Prophet Samuel, is questionable.
          There is no clear evidence that the place was considered the tomb of Samuel, or indeed a place of religious significance, before Byzantine times.
          https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomb_of_Samuel

          1. Proud Conservative Mom

            YGM.

            Severely low iron in the body causes (🥁🥁🥁 roll please)…
            Brain fog (along with tremendous exhaustion).
            I’m waiting for an iron infusion.

            At least I know what the issue is.

            I was very concerned.

          2. IsraelReader

            Getting an iron infusion is merely treating the symptom, not treating the underlying cause

    1. Weary Traveler

      That’s my mantra as well. Although I get a bit impatient waiting on God to fix it. LOL

  48. Proud Conservative Mom

    Now – Alejandro Mayorkas – “Our border is not open and will not be open after May 11th.”

    (More than 6.3 million illegal immigrants have crossed the southern border since Biden took office)

    – Raw And Unfiltered News

  49. Tony

    A terrorist attempted to carry out a ramming attack before trying to stab people with a knife at Gitai Avishar junction on
    Highway 5 near Ariel in the West Bank on Thursday evening, according to the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit.

    The attacker attempted to ram into people and drove into the opposite lane, but lost control of his car and crashed.

    The terrorist was stopped by soldiers

    He then got out of the car holding a knife and attempted to stab a police officer, before he was shot by a nearby IDF soldier.

    [We are waiting for the BBC to blame Israel]

  50. Proud Conservative Mom

    New – IDF publishes footage of recent joint Israeli-US naval activity in the Bab al-Mandeb strait. IDF chief Halevi: “We are actively following the changes in the region, with an emphasis on the increase in Iranian hostility and terror activity.”

    – Raw And Unfiltered News

  51. Proud Conservative Mom

    🚨 *HAPPENING NOW:* Cyber attack – Electric outages reported across parts of Israel—reported malfunction at a power station in Haifa due to a potential cyberattack.

    Anonymous Sudanese hacker group claims they have launched a cyberattack against Israel’s electric infrastructure, adding an attack against Israel’s internet connection is next.

  52. Proud Conservative Mom

    A couple of very important bits of information:

    1. Having Covid can cause iron deficiency.
    (I never had iron deficiency before having Covid. It never came up in my blood work prior.)

    2. Being extremely iron deficient, causes fatigue (I knew that) and brain fog (didn’t know that one).

    I’m putting this information out there because it’s extremely dangerous to be iron deficient.
    Some (of us) don’t even know if they contracted it.

    Ergo, I very highly recommend getting blood work to check your iron levels when you have an appointment with your physician.

    Knowledge is power.

    (TO EVERY SINGLE PERSON INVOLVED WITH RELEASING THE VIRUS AND THE FRANKEN-JABS: YOU. WILL. BURN. FOR. ALL. ETERNITY.)

    I pray that this doesn’t happen to anyone else.

    1. IsraelReader

      I would be concerned about what is the cause of your iron deficiency.
      Blaming it on Covid is not such a pat answer, since that can lead to lower iron levels up to two months after infection.
      You had Covid much longer ago.
      Have they ruled out other possible causes of anemia?

      1. Proud Conservative Mom

        So far, no one knows.

        My husband mentioned the Covid connection.
        He read about it online.
        I really appreciate your response.

        It didn’t have a two month mention in the articles that he read.

        My GI specialist and internist haven’t a clue as to what is causing it.

        The timing…
        That’s coincidental?

        It’s very worrisome on every level.

        I am going to call ECHO and the Bikur Cholim for help researching this.
        It’s very dangerous, as you know.

  53. Tony

    Two elderly neighbours (“elderly” means “older than us”) In reasonbly good health. both came down came down with covid. I suspect it came from family -they
    have lots of progeny around. We followed them anxiously by phone. After two weeks it had gone. Seems to have been mostly like a mild cold. Left them OK but a bit sleepy.
    For this the earth moved.

    1. Proud Conservative Mom

      I’m very grateful that they are all healed.
      May they have many more happy and healthy years together.

      For some, it’s a minor inconvenience.

      I really suffered when I had Covid and for over six miserable months afterwards.
      I was extremely weak, fatigued, debilitatingly nauseous, and had terrible brain fog.

      It wasn’t fun, but I don’t regret not getting jabbed.
      It would have killed me.

      See my posting hereinbelow about iron deficiency caused from having Covid.

      This is extremely dangerous and I opine that many don’t know about it.

      1. Tony

        Yes, sometimes I think the less we know the better.Fortunately my wife and I have miseded it; our daughter had it but not seriously.

  54. Weary Traveler

    Some good points raised, but I don’t agree with all of his conclusions. For instance, the last sentence “Our condemnation is justly deserved.” Who the Hell is this our?

    The author discloses early on that he is an Xtian, which is explains that collectivist level of thinking, especially the idea of collective/original sin and atonement by proxy. I know I certainly did nothing to deserve the consequences, as I know was speaking out against all of it, as were many others here.

    The Fight for Freedom is Not Over; It is Only Beginning

    https://brownstone.org/articles/fight-for-freedom-is-not-over-only-beginning/

    As a side…

    “After being told that the pandemic was our greatest challenge in a century, we are being urged to move on, forget the past, and return to a normal life. ‘Move on,’ they say. ‘There is nothing to see here. The crisis is over, no harm done.’ These are the words tyrants use and that is why, for me, there is a moral imperative to confront tyranny, even within our sacred halls of ‘democracy.’ Whether it is democracy or not, future historians will judge, if Western civilization lasts that long, which I doubt.

    The only way we can “move on” is through swift and harsh justice. And that even goes for all the “normies” who make the “that’s just how the world is” excuses.

    1. Proud Conservative Mom

      “”Our condemnation is justly deserved.” Who the Hell is this our?”

      THANK YOU.
      People like that infuriate me.

      Speak for yourself.
      Good grief.

      (He spoke out against the Holocaust, and how the innocent Jews were victims.

      I appreciated that.

      However, it’s this attitude of needing to do penance for sins that we never committed that makes me see red.

      You and I had NOTHING to do with this evil.
      I refuse to accept condemnation for what I am blameless in doing.)

      Agreed, that the West acted in a hypocritical manner.
      There was nothing remotely moral or democratic in the way they created a class of people to demonize!
      We, the unvaxxed were shamed and punished for insisting on our freedom to choose what gets put into our bodies.

      We were harassed non-stop.
      (I’m still getting phone calls from The Center for Disease Control about getting free rapid Covid test kits. They’re still trying to shame me for not caring enough about my community by not accepting the “free” test kits.

      (I told them that I wasn’t interested in their “dam” (I slipped. 🙄) agenda and they should lose my phone number. My 18 year old’s jaw dropped. He knows I am very mindful of my language. Sigh. 🙊🙉🙈)

      In any event, these corrupt people don’t have a leg to stand on in lecturing to the East about democracy.
      Their own behavior screams hypocrisy.

      No one will take them seriously anymore and why should they?

      I have always loathed hypocrites.
      As we know, that’s precisely what Marxists are!

      1. Weary Traveler

        Somehow it is more impactful, when someone like you uses a minor curse word like “damn”, then when some heathen like me hurls an F-bomb in righteous outrage. It confirms just how truly evil and diabolical these people are.

        Right, our so-called “leaders” have no right to lecture anyone about human rights. Before, during or after COVID.

        I could have fully done without the closing statement of the author. I was just as bothered by that as I was the Xtians who claimed COVID and 9/11 were “God’s judgement” on America for Roe V Wade. And I agree with them with regards to abortion being evil.

        And where are all those self-righteous bozos now that Roe V Wade has been overturned? They sure went silent. I don’t hear them coming out and saying anything about government leaders advising women to have abortions to “fight inflation”. Which is exactly the opposite of what a government is supposed to do. If they can only prolong and exacerbate suffering rather than alleviate it, they are good for nothing.

  55. Weary Traveler

    This alludes to what I was saying the other day with regard to my critique of of the speech given by RFK Jr. They are already trying desperately to rewrite the history, and we simply cannot allow ANYTHING to be memory-holed. We all have to be more persistent in pushing back on their revisionist history then they are at pushing it.

    The Washington Post Whitewashes the Covid Response

    https://brownstone.org/articles/washington-post-whitewashes-covid-response/

    1. Proud Conservative Mom

      I love the sarcasm of Rice (the author).
      He perfectly describes how I feel about the items that the Washington Compost lauded.

      Stopping the spread?
      Indeed, it was covered up.

      Moreover, We the People who refused to get poisoned had to fight the mandates.
      It cost you your job, and so many others.

      It was a war against our rights and freedom to say: HECK NO. I WILL NEVER BE A TEST SUBJECT!

      YES. I recollect the insanity of everything being sanitized as if people suddenly became inflicted with OCD. There is a container for “used” pens in many offices. 🙄🤦
      (Much less frequent now, BH!)

      Is it praiseworthy that there is a big agency (actually several), that are weaponized against We the People?!

      These people are EVIL.
      They won’t settle for anything less than total and complete tyranny.

      1. Weary Traveler

        In many ways, the COVID hysteria reminded me of the AIDS epidemic and the scare around it. Funny enough, even though a far deadlier than COVID, society still functioned for the most part. But I do recall a lot of “othering”, and people using their feet and elbows when flushing toilets or turning faucets on and off in public restrooms, and some people even being afraid to eat out because “what if your chef or waiter had HIV/AIDS.”

        1. Proud Conservative Mom

          That’s a very valid point.
          Remember how we were terrified about not going near someone with AIDS let alone touch them in any manner?
          I remember the impression that it made on me in my formative years.

          So much “science” was made up.
          I am so very triggered by the words “the science” and “the experts.”
          That’s probably because those were the catalyst for us continuing to be abused and made prisoners in our own domiciles.

          1. Weary Traveler

            Which makes it even more ironic that the left were the biggest tyrants and Karens during COVID. Especially when you consider that during the AIDS epidemic, it was one of their favored groups that was otherized most, which was the gay community.

          2. Weary Traveler

            And funny enough… Which little elf was making up most of the “science” back then? Little Tony Faucist.

  56. Tony

    “My great-grandfather fought in World War One”
    “My grand- father fought in World War Two”.
    “My father was imprisoned in World War Covid!

    1. Weary Traveler

      You missed a few….

      My father was conscripted to fight a war in Vietnam based on a false flag to enrich LBJ.
      My son fought in Iraq and/or Afghanistan because our own government facilitated an act of terrorism against its own people in order to institute a form of martial law called “The Patriot Act”.
      My grandson was imprisoned/cancelled during World War COVID.
      My other Grandson was sent to Ukraine to fight alongside and for Neo-Nazis in order to protect the Biden family’s money laundering operation.

      1. Tony

        You are older than I thought you were. I remember the marches in London against the Vietnam war, although I was too young and only
        learned what it was all about many years later.

        1. Weary Traveler

          My dad was actually drafted during the Vietnam war by the Army, and they wanted to send him to Vietnam. But he did get out of going overseas by enlisting in the US Navy, and instead got stationed up in Seattle, which was where my brother was born.

          The funny thing about the protests, is I sometimes wonder if they would have been as large if not for the draft. But at the same time, if not for the draft, they would not have been able to conduct the ground war they did, and would instead have to be more strategic. Like just positioning the Navy in the right spot would have ended it in a matter of days.

          We lost that war because our government wasn’t fighting it to win it. That’s why they used ground troops like they did, even though there was no need to.

          I know there were people with intellectual arguments against it. Both my dad and his dad opposed the war, and my paternal grandfather was a WWII vet that served in the Pacific Theater, and he said the Vietnam was all BS, and was being handled poorly. So it wasn’t just hippies and pacifists feeling that way. They just all had different reasons and motivations.

          1. Weary Traveler

            We haven’t fought a war with the intent of winning it since the second world war. And even then….

            The first world war was handled badly and totally avoidable.

            Since the invention of tactical nuclear weapons and satellite guidance systems, there is no longer any need for any kind of a prolonged ground war. The second they talk about sending troops over, even without a draft, you know at the very least it is all about laundering money, and there is most likely little to no intention of winning it. Just costing lives, and demoralizing the military and the country in the process.

          2. Proud Conservative Mom

            You said a very righteous mouthful!
            Your second paragraph is extremely spot on.

            “The second they talk about sending troops over, even without a draft, you know at the very least it is all about laundering money, and there is most likely little to no intention of winning it.”

            💯💯💯💯💯💯

          3. Sapper 9

            It isn’t about winning, it is about controlling the population growth for a certain segment of the population and feeding the military industrial complex.

      2. Chief Mac

        My eldest daughter for in Iraq.
        I fought the Cold War and Yom Kippur.
        Father-in-law Korea
        Great Uncle World War 2
        Grandfather World War I & Russia
        Great Grandfather Spanish-American War.
        Great, Great Grandfather Indian Wars
        Great, Great, Great, Great Uncle Mexican and Civil Wars.
        Great, Great, Great, Great, Great Grandfather Seminole Wars
        Great, Great, Great, Great, Great, Great Grandfather War of 1812
        Great Great, Great, Great, Great, Great, Great Grandfather American Revolution
        Just what the hell happen to my country?

    2. Chief Mac

      Tony – have a question for you. Am planning on a vacation next year in your land. Want to visit your museums, etc. What would be the best month to go?

  57. Proud Conservative Mom

    🚨New – Whistleblower Who Was Planning to Reveal ‘Explosive’ Information on Biden Family Corruption Has Disappeared

    Dr. Gal Luft, the co-director of the Washington-based Institute for the Analysis of Global Security, was preparing to reveal explosive information about a Biden family international corruption scandal. Now he has suddenly gone missing under mysterious circumstances after a Larnaca court had released him on bail, the Cyprus Mail reported.

    Luft was an adviser to CEFC China Energy, which paid Hunter Biden around $5 million in 2017 alone. Luft said that he was arrested on bogus weapon trafficking charges in January, claiming that it was attempt to silence him.

    “DOJ is trying to bury me to protect Joe, Jim, and Hunter Biden,” he continued. “Shall I name names?”

    Luft’s lawyer said that he had given the FBI information during the Trump administration on the Bidens, which he planned to submit in a letter to Congress. He also learned that someone was selling sealed U.S. law enforcement information to Chinese individuals.

    – Raw And Unfiltered News https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/4990f5f71891b37c8e3355aa60601979e0a2b6297ae513ab2b64a746dc03109d.jpg

    1. Proud Conservative Mom

      Good evening Sarge!
      Always fabulous to see you!

      How are you doing?

      Those roses are beautiful! 🥰🥰🥰

      BH, I am persisting with a sense of humor.

      LOL, when I get frustrated with myself, I have a very sarcastic sense of humor directed at me.
      My 21 year old couldn’t stop laughing.

      I love to laugh. 😃😃😃

      1. "Divergent" sgthwjack ✯

        Doing OK, life is good here on the edge of nowhere.

        Laughter is good for the spirit, and less messy than crying! 😉

      1. Weary Traveler

        Usually I am the one complaining about how time is moving so much faster than I do. LOL

        1. Proud Conservative Mom

          No worries.
          Besides, I am not the only member of the blog.

          Someone else might be alot quicker on the draw then me right now.
          (Hopefully.)

          BH, even with the brain fog, I still opine that I am nowhere near the negative I.Q. level of AOC
          (Brain fog, really scares me.)

          I think I can still keep up with most intelligent people.
          Brain fog from severe iron deficiency is not as horrible as brain fog from Covid, but it’s still not fun. 🙃🙂

          1. Weary Traveler

            AOC is a special case. She is the poster child for why women shouldn’t drink or smoke, or do drugs while pregnant, and also why cousins shouldn’t marry. LOL

          2. Weary Traveler

            That’s a tough one. Although I am tempted to lean towards the latter, I am going to have to go with the former since stupidity really is a choice.

        2. Proud Conservative Mom

          I am going to bid you good night and to everyone else as well.

          There is no way that I have the ability to focus on a fifteen minute read right now.

          I have been in bed at 9:30 lately, asleep by about 9:45, and up at 5:00 (not by choice – for the most part I just can’t fall back asleep).
          I have had that problem with getting up at 5:00 for a while already, no matter what time I fall asleep.

          I just need more sleep due to the extreme fatigue.
          (I am going to aggressively investigate as to who the proper person is who can help me get to the bottom of it.)

          1. Proud Conservative Mom

            I wanted to thank you, and to wish you a wonderful evening and weekend overall. 😊😊😊

            (I’ll most likely be back on Sunday. Shabbos ends late this time of year. It’s going to get alot later, as you know.)

          2. Weary Traveler

            I know… The plus side is I will get to see Marty this afternoon since Chabad starts much later for him. Just a little bit ago, Fridays were totally off the table.

          3. AlgorithmicAnalyst

            I can only sleep a couple hours at a time now. So I am usually tired after I wake up. The main thing is to avoid taking risks when I’m tired, as being tired makes me accident prone.

      1. John Gillis

        I who’ll agree. Weary Traveler! If I have my way, I’ll be fully employed and have paid vacation time again.

        I need more times like these for certain.

        1. Weary Traveler

          Right? Even my little weekend in Monterey a couple of summers ago now was much needed.

          Problem for me is that paid vacations were too far between for me. Is it any wonder I fantasize about winning the Lotto? Wanting to correct a huge imbalance. If not over-correct it.

          1. Weary Traveler

            Prunedale is a bit too landlocked for my liking. Seaside is alright. The Monterey peninsula is my favorite spot. Especially around Pacific Grove.

          2. Weary Traveler

            Yes, it’s right on HWY 101 at HWY 156. Just a stone’s throw away from Castroville, which is supposed to be “the artichoke capital of the world.”

            There are very good artichokes out there, and some good fruit and vegetable stands. There is a spot somewhere around there we used to go that made excellent fried artichokes.

    1. Weary Traveler

      Look forward to seeing you back. May next week be a calmer week for you. And every week after that from here on out.

  58. AlgorithmicAnalyst

    Message from Pud to Bill Smith, Israel Reader & Tony: Pud got Sam @ Disqus to restore your missing Upvotes!