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Nostradamus:Quatrains on Donald Trump 2026

Sitting on a park bench
Eyeing little girls
With bad intent
Snot running down his nose
Greasy fingers smearing shabby clothes
Drying in the cold sun
Watching as the frilly panties run
Feeling like a dead duck
Spitting out pieces of his broken luck
Sun streaking cold
An old man wandering lonely
Taking time
The only way he knows

Donald Trump's new nickname "Old Dixie"

I am a Sanders supporter and seldom post here...

But you better watch for this-the GOP is panicking and discussing what could happen if post-Donald is tomorrow. Maybe because I live 20 miles from Lake Winnipesaukee and Wolfeboro and because this is the primo foliage weekend of the year-yeah-maybe it's that, but I could almost swear I could hear the sound of arthritic Romney knees doing deep-knee bends down by the stone boathouse of a multi-million dollar estate while whispering to himself "they like me, they really like me...". You watch for it and be aware-after today Romney is the only one who could bring a real challenge because only he could begin to heal the party rift....I guarantee on a frosted moonlit boathouse lawn, the fluffing has begun...


And 915 million
+875 million
=1.801 billion

Which is the amount of dollars paid by middle class "losers" to cover tax incentives to Donald(875M)-http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/18/nyregion/donald-trump-tax-breaks-real-estate.html
along with today's revelation of write-offs(915M).

Tell me again how a world class business man steals nearly 2B from working taxpayers.

Trump likes to play head games?

Hillary's campaign should approach the lawyer filing the rape suit against Trump. Get a current photo of the plaintiff. Let slip a rumor she will be front and center at the debate. Go to central casting and get someone close and a pro makeup artist. Bring her to the debate and watch the shit hit the fan.

No way Trump recovers...

How to cook a gourmet cheeseburger like a food trailer....

The secret to a tasty hamburger is this-fat content. Most of the flavor in any meat comes from the fat and the bone. More fat=more flavor. 90-95% lean beef=don't bother. At the Mustang Grille we used a 73/27 1/4 pound patty and I would recommend nothing leaner than 75/25. We cooked on a propane flat top set to 350-375 degrees-the higher temp at the lunchtime rush to handle the temp drop caused by cooking large amounts of refrigerated meats in a short period of time. Now whether you cook in a frying pan or on a grill you will need one item you probably are not familiar with and this is a dome. A dome is nothing more than a properly sized pot cover with a good heatproof knob on the lid.
The cooking procedure is simple-cook the patty long enough on the first side that it will be ready to serve with a single flip-just less than 1/2 done. After the flip the second side is cooked as long. The burger will then be flipped a second and final time, cheese and other toppings added and then it is covered with a dome-at the Grille our domes would cover four patties at a time. The dome circulates all the heat from below over the toppings and melts the cheese in about 45 seconds and your burger is ready for the roll. The advantage is outside winds make melting cheese times highly variable and even indoors it speeds melting allowing you to cook a burger to desired doneness and not to overcook while melting cheese.
Now I'll talk toppings and we will discuss two and each set will require prep cooking and I'll mention name brands.
Portabello and swiss burger-pretty straight forward. For the mushrooms I select for large heads with minimal stems which will be removed and saved for other uses or discarded. The heads are sliced to 1/4 inch and sauteed in butter. We used disposable foil pans and held them in our sandwich prep fridge. Any sandwich sliced swiss cheese will work but if you can find it Sargento Aged Swiss is superior. Cook burger as described while warming portos top after the second flip with mushrooms and cheese and dome checking at 30 and 45 seconds.
Apple Cider cured Bacon and Blue cheese-my favorite. The bacon brand is Carrando and is marked apple cider cured-not applewood smoked. Now you may have to substitute if you can't find it but the search is worth doing. Prepping bacon is nothing more than cooking it about 80-85% as done as you like yours. If your pan is large enough cook whole slices and after draining and cooling you can cut it in half with scissors and again stack in a foil pan-line this one with paper towels- and refrigerate. Prep note-because this particular bacon is cured in cider there is a large amount of surface sugars and it needs to be cooked at a slightly lower temperature than you find normal and has a tendency to carmelize and then burn black and ruined if you don't watch. OK-now the blue cheese trick-if you order a blue cheese burger you normally get one of two things-either a pretty much standard burger drowned in a vinegar based salad dressing or a standard burger with pure blue cheese past which you will never taste the beef or bacon. This doesn't have to happen-just decide you will use the blue cheese like a spice or (light) condiment. It goes like this-have on hand crumbled blue cheese-and quality counts here-and sliced american cheese. The burger is cooked as above while the bacon heats on the coolest part of your pan or grille. After second flip the burger gets 3-4 half slices of bacon and between 1 1/2 tsp and 1 tbs of blue cheese sprinkled on the bacon and topped with a slice of american cheese. Dome as above add to bun and dress as desired. This burger is special with a full cheesy cover with discreet blue highlights and a special sweet tang to the bacon.
So there you have it. You can take this post one of two ways-you can realize this long post is because Cat is drinking on a Saturday night and blow it off or you can wonder if I learned anything selling dogs and burgers for six years. But I think you could learn something...


Because you are my friend...It is a holiday weekend but also in your life this day is assigned a number.If you turned 40 today that number is 14,600 and if you live to 80 the number will be 29,200. The point is both your and my days are numbered. Here where most of us are, New England, tomorrow will be clement and inviting. In 90 days summer will be gone for 9 months. For the love of God make tomorrow count, you are just a sandwich and a conversation away from a memory...

My Brother's Memorial Day

46 years ago today, in the early morning hours, B co. 1st 506th 101st Airborne Division was attacked in it's night lager position near Firebase Ripcord, Thua Thien, South Vietnam. The main thrust of the attack was focused on the sector of the perimeter protected by the 2nd platoon, which was overrun. When the attack ended 4 men were dead-23 year old SSgt Vic Cambas of New Orleans, 20 year old SSgt Halqua Cliburn married and out of Tennessee, 20 year old Cpl John Angel Garza from California, and 19 year old Cpl Rodney Lee Koerner of Le Mars Iowa. There were at least 9 other WIA from the platoon including 41 year old SFC Grady Norris who would die of wounds the next day. 2nd platoon was declared combat ineffective and the survivors sent to other units until B co. could reorganize. Say a prayer for the young men who died that day and maybe one for my brother Brian, who was there.

Why Bernie can't drop out? Because he is being deceived. Repeatedly.

I won't list a litany of cases from the missing Colorado delegate to the "My fingers were crossed" promised California debate to this weeks surprise Clinton Coronation BEFORE the primaries by a "news outfit". But at midnight, a day after announcing Sanders had been beaten in California we are told that nearly half (three million) votes have not yet been tabulated and may not be for two more weeks!

This is usually the part in a hard fought campaign when an "honest broker" works to reconcile the candidates and their supporters. Well in this case the head of the DNC is out. Sander's cannot trust his opponent-she has a history of reneging on promises. Obama is the only possibility and now if he calls for Sanders to drop out before the convention he to may be viewed as tainted.

So no-I'm not ready to make nice. Clinton and the DNC and the media has earned my distrust. They'll just have to live with that.
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