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… They are Owed an Apology [#Phi Kappa Psy]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,October 28th,2015

.. Rolling Stone ‘ s disgrace is now complete . They have completely retracted their gang rape story at theUniversity of Virginia . But , what are the repercussions of the episode ?? …

.. [h/t — TruthRevolt.org]..
.. [link] to the blog post news …

.. believe you me , there will be repercussions . There will be lawsuits flying all around this incredibly follinsh episode of shoddy journalism . Yes , Rolling Stone will have to learn a hard lesson for its complete failure to act in this proceeding …

.. it should start with an apology to the fraternity in the case , Phi Kappa Psy . If there is not one forthcoming , then the courts will make Rolling Stone do it . With that apology will come a nice fat paycheck …

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… I Will Bet that CBS ” loves ” This Movie [#”Truth”]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,October 25th,2015

.. you know how much so ?? ..

.. they have forbidden any ads for this movie [
” Truth “] from being bought on any of their networks …

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. this movie ‘ s story is , of course , the story of Dan Blather ‘ s disgrace and eventual exit from a long career at CBS . He attempted to smear a sitting US PresidenT [George W. Bush] who was up for re – election . Ironically , given the age of the Internet , it was bloggers who caught him and broke the story ..

.. a horrible movie , but a story well done …

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… Well , Canada wanted Change [#Justin Trudeau]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,October 25th,2015

.. they are going to get it ..

.. the Liberal party capped a historic comeback by winning [believe it or not] only around 40.5% of the vote . In Canada , that is what counts as a blowout . The Tories [and Steven Harper] won only around 32% of the vote . As a result , Harper is out , and he has resigned as Conservative party leader ..

.. who is Canada soon – to – be new PM ?? His name should be familiar — Justin Trudeau . Trudeau is the eldest son of former Canadian PM Pierre Trudeau . Like his father , Trudeau is something of a ” drama queen . ”

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. the Liberals won a clear majority IN Canada ‘ s parliament , getting 189 seats . It gives them a clear majority , over the new majority level of 170 . The Tories won only 99 . The big loser was Thomas Montclair and the New DemoCrat Party [the NDP] . They won only 10 seats , which was a disaster …

.. Trudeau is a certified greenie – weenie . He most definitely believes in the fraudulent cause of global warming , unlike Harper . That will help Obama at the forthcoming Paris summit in December , but it will not help things with the US Senate ….

.. There is not a chance in hell that the US Senate will approve any new climate change treaty . It seems that the ObamaCraps have not remembered the lessons of the late 1990s and the Kyoto accord . Any new climate – change treaty will be soundly rejected …

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… Jim Webb exits the Race [#DemoCrap]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,October 24th,2015

.. this was sad to see ..

.. Jim Webb is a conservative Democrat . He also was once a Republican , serving as SecNav during Ronaldus Magnus ‘ second term . He also was [recently] a one – term member of the US Senate from his home state of Virginia …

.. He may even consider running for POTUS still , but now as an Independent . More luck to him ..

.. [h/t — Newsmax.cOM}>.
.. [link] TO THE BLOg post …

.. Webb will have to raise around $8 million to $10 million to start . This is just to mount the effort to get his name on the ballot in a sufficient number of states . That will be the first test . Although , with Citizens United , getting the support of a rich benefactor for his superPac will help …

.. then the effort will come to raise campaign funds . The superPac can help , but it cannot be used directly by the campaign . It can set him up with seed money in order to get started …

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… Now What is the Ruckus [#Tamir Rice case]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,October 23rd,2015

.. plenty ..

.. as part of his decision – making process , Tim McGinty [the county Prosecutor] has engaged several outside experts to weigh in on the case . Whether he [as the prosecutor] decides to take the case to the grand jury , or makes the decision himself not to bring charges , he figures that the opinion of outside experts in the use of police powers and the use of force would be helpful …

.. well , he did . It is not as if McGinty is being a political chicken . McGinty is no fool , especially given the extremely high profile of this case . However , the more information that is available , the better . Even better yet , the information that is used in his decision – making process is being released . Normally , with a grand jury , it would not be . But in this case , a little demystification of the grand jury process is not such a bad idea ..

.. [h/t — DailyCaller.com]..
.. [link] to the blog article ..

.. so , what is all the ruckus ?? …

.. the outside experts have spoken . The Rice family does not like what these folks have said . What the experts have stated is that the two cops who responded to the public part exhibited a ” reasonable amount ” of force ..

.. what does that mean ? If the case goes to a grand jury [as is my guess] , the grand jury will not indict the two cops . They were reasonable in their use of force in shooting the young boy . They has good reason to think that the gun that young Tamir Rice has was a real gun . In addition , Rice drew on the cops . In any case involving the police , that is a really , really bad idea …

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… Basic Questions in the Case [#Tamir Rice]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,October 22nd,2015

.. here is what I think ..

.. I talked to a former patient at the rehab facility where I was once a patient . Yes , this gent is a guy who happens to be Black . But I wondered out loud , and he agreed …

.. [h/t — DailyCaller.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. what in the devil is a young child , even a teenager [a 12 year old] doing out in public ?? ..

.. what is that kid doing out away from home , without his mother , or her permission .?? …

.. what in the world is a 12 year old boy doing with a toy gun [especially a toy gun with the coloured safety cap having been taken off] doing in a public park in the early evening , especially without his mom ?? …

.. more to come ..

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… Gee , Does POTUS want Fast Track Authority , or What [#trade agreements]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,October 22nd,2015

.. well , he is going to have to work for it , if he really wants it …

.. The House of Representatives is majority – rules . It is not rocket science . So when the House leadership is sure that it has the votes , and the support of the majority of the House Republican caucus , then they will bring up the bill . The U.S. Senate is , however , an animal of a different feather …

.. [h/t — theRightScoop.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. today , POTUS lost a test vote on Fast Track Trade Authority . The Great mass of the GOP caucus voted for the bill . However , the DemoCraps did not , and in great numbers . You would figure that they would support a POTUS of the same party …

.. not so …

— [update] — POTUS got his updated Fast Track Trade Authority . Now he has put it to use . He has negotiated a Trans – Pacific Partnership , along with 11 other nations . They include Vietnam , Japan , Korea , and other nations . But now the hard part goes forward ..

.. he needs to get it approved . That is not going to be easy . The GOP caucuses in each chamber do not trust him one whit . Unlike the monkeyshines with the Iran Nuclear Deal [which has already been broken] , POTUS needs an affirmative positive vote from each chamber of Congress if he wants the deal …

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… What has Caused the Stink [#Tamir Rice case]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,October 21st,2015

.. the radicals in the ” Black lives Matter ” movement , that is who ..

.. the Rice family has engaged lawyers and other activists in Cleveland , as well as from around the nation . They have been engaging in endless rounds of agitation . Their target has been Tim McGinty , the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor , who will make the final decision on the case . So far , the Rice family has not been happy , to say the least ..

.. [h/t — DailyCaller.com]..
.. [link] to the blog article ..

.. it has not been for lack of trying that the family has fought with the prosecutor . The Rice family has taken advantage of an obscure Ohio law to bring forth charges , and place them in front of a Cuyahoga county Common Pleas Court judge. The judge ordered charges be brought , but even he cannot make the final decision . the Prosecutor does so ..

.. there is more to come , to be sure …

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… Jim Webb thinks that the Dem Debate was Rigged [#]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,October 19th,2015

.. so what do you think …

.. [h/t — DailyCaller.com]..

.. [link] to the blog post // video ..

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… You Really cannot Believe the Average Israeli [#self defense]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,October 19th,2015

.. especially if there just might be a third intifada that is getting started ..

.. the common Israeli is confident in the police and the IDF . However , they feel that they have to take more step in order to defend themselves . Given Israel ‘ s laws , that will not be easy ..

.. [h/t — yahoo.com]..
.. [link] to the news story ..

.. however , virtually every adult has served [at one time , or another] in the IDF . So it is likely that they have common sidearms at their disposal . Even if they do not , they know where to ” get them . ” They would rather the arms be legally obtained , but defending themselves comes first …

.. so the Palestinians ought to think twice before attacking . They could end up getting a .357 magnum or .44 caliber Smith & Wesson for their troubles …

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… The true losers of the Baltimore Riots [#businessmen]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,October 18th,2015

.. with all of the politics going on , people are forgetting the real cost of the Baltimore riots ..

.. yea , those folks who lost the most in the riots : the businesses ..

.. [h/t — theRightScoop.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. the great majority of those folks were minority owned businesses . They were not just Black – owned business , either . Many of them were Asian – owned [in particular , Korean] ..

.. those folks seem to have to most spirit and the most ambition . They also seem to have the most trouble raising money to open a business . They scrimp and save for years , and then they get burned out by a bunch of hoodlums ..

.. I wonder how many of them have insurance , and how many of them want to rebuild , or can rebuild . Just maybe not in the same place , though …

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… the Mindless Tragedy of the Riots [#a burned out bldg]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,October 17th,2015

.. yea , once again , buildings are being burned down …

.. churches ..

.. businesses ,

.. police vehicles ,

.. and people ‘ s homes .

.. [h/t — BaltimoreSun.com]..
.. [link] to the news article ..

.. but what is the worst , I think ..

.. is the torching of a senior center & apartments that were under construction . Will they be rebuilt ? Yes , I think so . But there will be a good bit of moral debate over people ‘ s actions , first …

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… Miz Hillary is Going to Have to [#campaign message]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,October 17th,2015

.. what ? ..

.. she is going to have to connect with and engage with voters . It is something that she has had trouble with in the past , God knows …

.. [h/t — NationalReview.com]..
.. [link] to the campaign news ..

.. in New York state , she did not need to do that . A great deal of her campaign message was stage management .Her campaign appearances hwere carefully organized appearances before friendly audiences . She rarely , if ever , appeared before an unfriendly audience …

.. in Iowa and elsewhere , she is not going to be ablE to do that . In Iowa [ in general] , but in New Hampshire [in particular] , she is going to get up close with voters . The media will be there coevering her , and they will be able to sense if these are authentic encounters , or are stage – managed props…

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… o.k. , Our Navy is busy off the Coast of Yemen [#weapons interdiction]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,October 15th,2015

.. but why ?? …

.. it is not just that . I wonder about the political support behind our armed forces . They are venturing into very dangerous territory , where wars have a habit of getting started if you are not careful …

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. I don’t doubt our military , even at a reduced level of strength . Our LHAs [basically , ” chopper carriers “] have a strong air arm , and are staffed mainly by Marines . Those LHAs can take care of themselves . But what do I wonder about ?? …

.. not Ash Carter . At least our current SecDef has two big brass ones . He is not the one that I worry about . The one in the National Command Authority that I do worry about ? POTUS , who else …

.. I worry about his judgement , his lack of leadership , and his lack of intestinal fortitude . Not to mention his lack of honesty …

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… Now , At least We Know [#POTUS Exec Amnesty Plan]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,October 15th,2015

.. it seems that even Obama ‘ s own people do not know how to keep their own big mouths shut . Especially when discretion would be the better part of valour …

.. now , we know , or , we think that we know what is coming with His Lordship ‘ s Executive Amnesty plan ..

.. no , I do not like it . Not one bit …

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog news …

.. whether that it is good politics or is good policy is not the point . The issue is morality , constitutionality , and legality …

.. Our POTUS is not a dictator . He / She is obligated to make sure that the ” laws be faithfully be executed . ” POTUS does not pass laws , he / she signs bills into law ….

.. especially in the area of immigration . The rules and law of immigration are given by our Constitution to Congress , not the President , and especially not the judiciary . As a result , Congress makes the law in this area , like many others where it has either explicit and / or implicit power(s) under the Consitution …

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… The DemoCraps really want this Lunatic [#to be their nominee]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,October 14th,2015

.. when you go into the Oval Office , you need to keep your cool . Remember , you are dealing with POTUS . Even when this twit [His Lordship] is the current occupant of the office ..

.. Miz Hillary is paranoid enough to think that POTUS , Valerie Jarrett , FLOTUS , and others in the Inner Sanctum are leaking to damage her ? Do you blame her ? ..

.. Mr. Bill [her own husband] was once POTUS . She should know better . There are better way to do battle with a POTUS on his / her home turf . What you do not do is lose your cool . You cannot , absolutely , CANNOT behave like a stark raving mad lunatic . Where goes the credibility ? …

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. She had to know that word of this was eventually going to get out . When it did , it was going to make her look really bad . Given her situation with the e – mail scandal , it is another thing that Miz Hillary does not need …

.. and the DemoCraps want to nominate this crzy Witch as their Presidential nominee . They have to be nuts . No wonder the ObamaCraps do not want her . She is likely to blow the Upper Midwest [Pennsylvania , Michigan , Wisconsin , Iowa , and possibly even Minnesota] for the Dems . Without those states , they are dead meat …

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… Uh – Oh [#Court Case][#POTUS ‘ exec action][#immigration]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,October 13th,2015

.. an update on the court case on DACA and DAPA ..

.. well , they have had the hearing at the 5th Circuit . As the way things look , there looks to be a 2 to 1 majority to uphold Judge Hanen ‘ s injunction stopping POTUS ‘ power grab on exec actions on amnesty …

.. in some ways , the ObamaCraps got lucky . They got one ObamaCrap judge on the panel . But , they got only one . The other two judges are Dubya and Bush 41 appointees , respectively . Both of them are stout conservatives . So it looks good for Texas v. US going forward to the full 5th Circuit , maybe …

.. [h/t — Politico.com]..
.. [link] to the news article …

.. the ObamaCrap Administration can take the case to the full 5th Circuit . However , that is a very bad idea . The 5th Circuit is one of the most conservative ones still in the country . So , their odds on going to an ” en banc ” hearing before the full court are not good …

.. more likely is that the Administration is going to push this up to the U.S. Supreme Court . Also a dumb idea . They probably have 3 votes , at the most , to support their position . They do not have Breyer , and they most definitely do not have Kennedy …

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… Somehow this Reporter did not Exactly Intend this Result [#immigration article]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,October 12th,2015

.. this AP reporter [Alicia Caldwell] sounds like a typical member of the LameStream Media . She does not sound like any kind of activist . Inadvertantly , however , she is one …

.. she dug out figures that so many people had long suspected about deportations , especially about those over the last decade . Many folks on both sides of the issue have suspected that the # of deportations have badly declined over the last six to seven years . Yes , on both sides …

.. [h/t — BigStory.AP.org]..
.. [link] to the news story ..

.. now that the truth has been exposed , the obamaCraps have been exposed for the frauds that we have always suspected them to be …

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… God Bless You , Archbishop Cordileone !! [#San Francisco]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,October 10th,2015

.. just imagine the ordeal that this man is going through …

.. he is doing his job , working to uphold the faith ..

.. which is not easy . Especially considering the area of the world in which he works ..

archbishop salvatore cordileone

.. interest groups in FantasyLand by the Bay are trying to get the attention of the Holy Father , Pope Francis . These loonies want the Holy Father to remove Cordileone , or to force him to moderate his efforts …

.. [h/t — LifeSiteNews.com]..
.. [link] to the blog petition …

.. fat chance on both counts . Do you really think that the Holy Father will do either thing ?? No , and hell no ! …

.. that is why I encourage you to consider signing this blog petition . This petition is to be submitted to His Holiness in support of Archbishop Cordileone . Hopefully , it will remind the Holy Father of the enthusiastic support of all of us among the faithful …

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… In the 5th Circuit , the Government Just Missed … [#Texas v US]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,October 9th,2015

.. getting its butt kicked in court .

.. Why not ? Simple — His Lordship ‘ s antics on DAPA and DACA are that important , and deserve a full and public airing . boy , oh boy , was the judge ever pissed . That advisory that came through at the pleadings at the beginning of March [March 4th , to be specific] landed like a lead balloon in Judge Andrew Hanen ‘ s court . . So , now what ???

.. [h/t — WashingtonExaminer.com]…
.. [link] to the blog column ..

.. the has to know what is going on . Judge Hanen stopped just short of what is known as ” striking ” the government ‘ s case . What does that mean ? GAme , set , and match . If the government ‘ s case [and its pleadings] were ” stricken , ” then goodbye case . You could forget about any appeals to anywhere , including to SCOTUS …

.. because of the importance of the case , the case was not stricken . But the judge still can act to strike the case , if he finds more evidence of government misconduct . Especially if the misconduct goes much further up the line in the Department of InJustice , or even into the ObamaCrap White house …

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… Indeed , Where is It ?!?! [#leadership][#city of baltimore]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,October 6th,2015

.. for god ‘ s sake , indeed , where is it ??

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post / video ..

.. there has been just the standard boilerplate of liberal solutions . The other day , at a news conference with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe , POTUS did it himself , and even plugged his domestic agenda . He even showed a total lack of leadership and an absence of class in taking digs at Congress …

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… Harsh Response from a Great Lawman [#David Clarke]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,October 6th,2015

.. you can tell the stink factor on the Baltimore police officers being charged in the Freddie Gray case is going through the roof . Now , one of our Country ‘ s best known lawmen [Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke] has weighed in … and how …

.. [h/t — PunditfromAnotherPlanet.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post // video clip …

.. Clarke wasted no time , and pulled no punches . he called the officers political prisoners of the ” police state ” in Maryland . He also condemned the State ‘ s Attorney [Mosby] , given the conflicts of interest . He believes that Mosby should have recused herself , and had the state of Maryland , or Baltimore County , take over the case ..

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… Is John Chisholm Gone Mooey Loco [#Wisconsin][#John Doe law abuses]..

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,October 6th,2015

.. John Chisholm is the Milwaukee County D.A. . He is also the power – mad jackhole who has been grossly abusing people ‘ s rights in the so – called ” John Doe ” abuse of power inquiry …

.. now that people are speaking out , and the case(s) are getting press attention , Chisholm is now receiving press attention , and his actions [and , his gross abuses of power] are coming under the microscope . It seems that Chisholm has , though , a prickly attitude on being criticized …

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. Chisholm is threatening to go after other people . That is absolutely incredible , considering both the Wisconsin court system and the Federral courts are cracking down on his antics …

.. John Chisholm , if you have any horse sense , shut up and shut down your antics . Also , don’t count on having the John Doe law around for very much longer . The Wisconsin legislature is likely to either greatly modify it , or just go ahead and out – and – out repeal it …

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… and It is Now not Right to Do it [#Exec Amnesty order]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,October 4th,2015

.. this one is a dandy …

.. it shows POTUS ‘ cowardice over doing the move on illegal immigration amnesty …

.. when there was blowback from his own side [before the elections] , His Lordship chickened out …

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. POTUS is a gutless wuss . If there is a way around a controversial issue , he will take it . He did it here …

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… and POTUS will negotiate with These Guys [#Mullahs]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,October 4th,2015

.. and not the GOP …

.. that is the height of immorality …

branco cartoon (enemy of mine enemy)

.. [h/t — ComicallyIncorrect.com]..
.. [link] to the cartoon …

.. someone needs to give His Lordship a serious reality check . The problem is , though , is who ?? He won’t get it from his wife or Valerie Jarrett , that is for sure …

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… What the C.R. represents [#budget reconciliation]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,October 1st,2015

.. yes , it does represent political failure of the GOP to get the job done . Simple , the full government budget is not done yet . A C.R. , or continuing resolution , needs to be passed in order to aid in finishing the work of Congress in passing the other bills ..

.. but using reconciliation also represents another signal : the Nuclear Option . The DemoCraps would have nobody to blame but themselves if Mitch McConnell decides to pull this option ..

.. [h/t — HotAir.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. the DemoCraps started it in 2014 . They knew that they were likely to lose the US Senate majority . The only question is by how much ? The Dems wanted to jam the appointed boards and judiciary with as many ObamaCraps as possible . Dingy Harry Reid himself pulled the trigger , and has now set the precedent with this . Now it is time for payback ..

.. BIG TIME !!!! …

.. now the minority will not be able to filibuster squat …

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… The Animas River Spill is going to Continue [#downriver]..

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,October 1st,2015

.. and , boy , is the cost from this stinker going to be a doozy ..

.. guess who is going to get the bill for this blunder ? No , not the old mine owner . They did exactly what they were supposed to do , and then some , They built a sound tailings pond to hold the dirty holdings and contaminated water from the mine . They also sealed it off from the surrounding environment . They were not required to , but they did ..

.. So , who does get the bill ? You got it , the U.S. Taxpayer . This blunder was all on the E.P.A. . Those idiots , and their contractor , went to check on the damn to the tailings pont . So , what did those dummies do ?? They breached it , and released the ENTIRE contents of the pond ..

.. [h/t — HotAir.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. Nice going , Dummies ! The cost of this megastinker is going to make the fallout from past disasters like Love Canal look like a walk in the part . The effect is going to be looonnnng … like all the way to the Colorado River , to L.A. , and thus dragging in Mexico . Boy , are the Mexicans gonna be pissed about it …

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