“The Rest of the Story…”

With a nod and a tip of the hat to the storytelling king, Paul Harvey.

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  • Trump Reportedly Made A Bonkers Air Force One Offer To Kim Jong Un — Admittedly, I spit out some coffee upon seeing this. Let’s put this in perspective. Trump and family have multiple personal business interests and bank accounts in Communist China and Communist Russia, while the entire Trump family calls anyone not “with them”, communists and socialists. Now it comes to light he offered the Communist head of North Korea a ride home (I can hear the tune “come fly with me…” now) on Air Force One. This was AFTER Kim Jong Un told Trump to take a hike over North Korea’s missile program. Just asking for a friend here, but does anyone remember Ronald Reagan offering ANY Communist leader “a ride home” on Air Force One? Or any Republican or Democrat President offering free rides home to any Communist leaders? Didn’t think so. Yet Trump is the “leader” … the “TOP DOG” …the “Dude”… for Conservatives in America? Conservatives are in trouble. Sadly (or not) they haven’t figured this out yet. Another one for the “You can’t make this stuff up” file.
  • Poll: A Shocking Number Of Republicans Would Join Donald Trump In Third Party — To continue the Conservative news for today from the “ride home” story, I’m thinking a good name for Trump’s new party might be “Conservatives for Communism”. Their tag line: “Free Rides for the Wealthy … and Communists”. The lesson in this for all those “conservative Republicans”… this is what happens when you let a narcissistic former Democrat of many years switch parties and take control of the humorously proclaimed “Conservative” wing of Republicans. William F Buckley Jr., Charles Krauthammer … even Ronald Reagan … pointing down from the clouds above and laughing hysterically. DT Jr., seeing a financial opportunity in this, will be selling his “Q” line of clothing for new party members.
  • Dominion has sued MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell over his election fraud claims. The voting machine company is seeking more than $1.3 billion in damages. — Following is a free service from myself to you, the reader. Buy your pillows now, and sell your investments in MyPillow. The “MyPillow Guy” is done. Toast. Here is a name that will only be found on game shows years from now… Mike Lindell. Unless Trump makes him his running mate. Seriously, this guy’s goose is cooked. And just like “the Donald” has… say “buh-buy Mike”. Trump won’t let this guy near him now. 1) Aren’t politics in this country humorous? 2) What are the odds the “MyPillow guy” is allowed to have his very own MyPillow in prison? Not good I’m guessing. 3) Has he hired Rudi as his attorney? Questions, questions, questions all the little conservative kiddies want to know.
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  • ‘I’m 73 and fed up with California and want a gun-friendly, affordable city with good weather — so where should I retire?’- Like others from California who ask, I personally recommend the Texas (Panhandle?) to this person and all others… “gun-friendly and the snow is fake”. While I say this jokingly, I did break down once some 20+ years ago near Adrian, TX. on a Sunday afternoon. There was a repair shop, a diner, and a 6 room cinder-block motel built possibly in the ’30s. It was cold, windy, and snowing. Desolate begins the description well. Out front of the motel was an old sign proclaiming “Route 66”. The road itself unpaved for decades and gravely. Across the street an old building, maybe an old grocery store, looking like a remnant from WWII…bombed-out, no windows, and falling down. But the friendliest and most helpful people I have ever met. No parts but these guys did some “hillbilly magic” and re-worked some things to get us back to AZ. Very cool people.
  • Navy Veteran Dies After Police Allegedly Kneel on His Neck During Mental Health Crisis — Due to a head injury, this Navy vet had mental health issues and would become agitated. I find no humor here, just a sad truth in our society. Family calls 911 for help, police arrive. Despite him being calm, he’s restrained. Pinned to the ground with a knee to his neck, he pleads “Please don’t kill me” … and then he loses consciousness, blood coming from his mouth. He dies. How many more people die at the hands of the police before this issue is fixed. It’s not a hard fix. 1) hire cops who are vetted and educated beyond the 12th grade 2) make mental health professionals available 24/7 to assist these cops (it’s not always their fault, and 3) get rid of police unions who protect the dimwits who are cops and shouldn’t be. I find it interesting that here in AZ., a so-called “right-to-work state” where unions are allegedly hated… cops and teachers have unions. Makes you wonder why, doesn’t it?

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