Crimea Does Nyet Pay

Submitted by ub on Mon, 09/30/2019 - 11:27

Folks don’t have a problem remembering how to say no in Russian. It’s a very simple Nyet. Perhaps to our ears, it sounds a bit blunt or rude. If you want to say “no” in Russian politely, all you have to do is add thank you after no, like you would in English or just like we do in Spanish. So, “No, thank you” in Russian will be nyet, ni nada, which means No, there is no need.

American Civil War II?

Submitted by ub on Mon, 09/30/2019 - 09:27

Does POTUS abuse power as well as the alleged corruption of government resources to protect himself is an attack on our democracy? Isn't extorting a foreign government to help his own reelection prospects illegal?

How did a tough guy who refused to serve in the military flip flop from saying ‘Bring it on’ to ‘Desperation’ as his impeachment comes close to becoming a reality?

Compromised Conference Call

Submitted by ub on Mon, 09/30/2019 - 04:33

It took up to five ring a dings but there appears to be that many who participated in muting the now infamous phone call which may have The Republicans in the Twilight dial tone.

The five men who are connected to this conference call are the usual suspects who find themselves to be POTUS loyalists and Trump’s toppers Pence, Pompeo, Mulvaney, Giuliani and friends?

His senior aides now face the punishing spotlight of an impeachment inquiry, the beginning of personal and professional costs spreading throughout Trump's orbit.


Submitted by ub on Sun, 09/29/2019 - 14:32

Reports of a 6.8-magnitude earthquake, which was revised down from 7.2-magnitude earlier has shaken Chile 67 kilometers or 42 miles from Constitucion, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake was felt across central and south Chile, swaying buildings in the capital Santiago, though there have been no reports of injuries or damages to basic services.

The reason why this is big news is that it is too close for comfort to the world's strongest quake.

Twitterdum and Twaddlede

Submitted by ub on Sun, 09/29/2019 - 08:24

Are these guys hopelessly devoted to themselves as many fear and that they are not loyal to their nations, the laws, nor constituents because these so-called leaders are only loyal to me, myself and I.

Boris inappropriate and illegal actions and Donald's daily Tweetstorm instead of working for the USA, he's busy playing golf all day, watching the boob tube and engaged in a tweet and retweet storms.

True vs False
Right vs Wrong
Reality vs Fantasy
National interest vs Self-interest

PRC Turns 70

Submitted by ub on Sat, 09/28/2019 - 11:48

The People's Republic of China, is a nation in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with around 1.5 billion. Covering approximately 9,600,000 square kilometers, it is the third-largest country by total area.

The Chairman Mao's Peoples Republic of China is preparing to celebrate the ripe age of seventy years old, China to showcase might on 70th anniversary on October 1, 2019. Hoeve, their celebrations are being overshadowed by ongoing unrest in Hong Kong,

Troublesome King Tides

Submitted by ub on Fri, 09/27/2019 - 10:57

King tides are the highest tides of the year, which typically occur during the months of October and November.

"King tide" is not a scientific term, nor is it used in a scientific context. Use of the term "king tide" originated in Pacific nations to refer to an especially high tide that occurs only a few times per year. The term has now come to be used in North America as well, particularly in low-lying areas, where they cause sunny day tidal flooding.

Attractive Partners Unavailable

Submitted by ub on Fri, 09/27/2019 - 05:06

American women face shortages of partners in the USA marriage market, according to recently released research findings.

Apparently, many single available ladies are having difficulties finding partners who are earning as much money as they make.

Whether they realize it or not, trust and financial security are major traits single women most often seek in their partners. In fact, scientific research indicates that most people move from romantic flings into bona fide relationships when they feel they can trust the potential partner emotionally and financially.

Warning Signs

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/26/2019 - 20:47

A president has the title, but a real leader has the people. Whenever a so-called leader starts acting like a dictator, shutting down.whistleblowers, embarrassing elected officials, firing anyone who dares to challenge him, we have a toxic national problem.

And that’s not just because of his bad behavior, but because it creates an environment in which everyone can become afraid, intimidated and often willing to throw others under the bus, just to stay on top. Who writes the playbook: Scorched earth and will it work?

Quid POTUS Quo?

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/26/2019 - 08:05

Quid pro quo is a Latin phrase used in English to mean an exchange of goods or services, in which one transfer is contingent upon the other; "a favor for another favor.

POTUS interactions with Ukraine president Zelensky increased in recent weeks following the news that a whistleblower complained about a Trump explosive phone call.

Democrats and Republican Senators have read the whistleblower report and they are hinting that it’s a terrible blow for Donald Trump.