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Anyone else inundated with those Asian beetles???

They are so bad today....they're on everything, can't walk without them all over everything and blinding me. Ugh......

Canned hunting....on MSNBS now, title is Blood Lions.

Just saw my DVD'd Good Wife.......gonna be an a w e s o m e season!!!!!!! eom

Uihleins spend big to help Ron Johnson defend Senate seat from Russ Feingold

It's not enough that Richard and Elizabeth Uihlein are trying to buy up and lock down important parcels of property in northern Wisconsin.

The Uihleins — owners of Pleasant Prairie-based Uline Corp. — also are staking a claim in the hotly contested race between U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson and his predecessor, former U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold.

Records show that the Uihleins and their company already have pumped at least $1.3 million into three outside groups putting up ads either helping Johnson, a Republican, or criticizing Feingold, a Democrat.

The election, of course, is still 13 months away.

Most recently, Uline Corp. gave $500,000 to Club for Growth's super PAC, making the company the biggest donor by far to the national conservative group this year. Uline's support represents more than two-thirds of Club for Growth's total take of $762,767 in 2015.

The Uline money arrived a few months before the group launched a $700,000 ad campaign attacking Feingold. Club for Growth has announced that it hopes to spend more than three times that amount helping to re-elect Johnson.

Tom Russell, campaign manager for Feingold, said it's not surprising that out-of-state multimillionaires are "bankrolling" his opponent's campaign via Club for Growth. Russell said they are doing this because Johnson supported, among other things, the policies that led to the 2013 federal government shutdown.

Earlier this year, Richard Uihlein chipped in $800,000 to two conservative political action committees running TV and radio spots on the race — $300,000 to Restoration PAC and an additional $500,000 to Americas PAC.

Richard Uihlein, who lives in Lake Forest, Ill., did not return calls last week. But in an August email, he told No Quarterthat his company and family have deep roots in the state.

"My company's corporate headquarters are located in Pleasant Prairie, WI. Wisconsin is a very important part of our business," Richard Uihlein wrote.

It goes even further than that.

The Uihleins — who own property in northern Wisconsin — have come under scrutiny in recent weeks for asking Gov. Scott Walker's administration to approve two land deals that would benefit them.

First, Elizabeth Uihlein is trying to buy 1.75 acres of prime lakefront property in Vilas County from the Department of Natural Resources. Richard Uihlein also wants state approval to tie down a 12-acre floating bog to keep it away from his family property.

The politically active couple has given some $3 million in support of Walker's successful gubernatorial and unsuccessful presidential campaigns.

full article here: http://www.jsonline.com/watchdog/noquarter/330585321.html

TED WILLIAMS A.K.A. "THE HOMELESS MAN WITH THE GOLDEN VOICE"....is running for President......

You could go to bed one night a non­-famous person and, by the morning, you could wake up with everyone knowing your name. From some guy going in to audition for a spot on American Idol to a teenager just trying to make some money working at Target, viral sensations can come in any size, shape, or form. For this select group below, their pop culture super­fame was over as quickly as it started.

When the world heard Ted Williams talk, it basically stopped us all in our tracks. An Ohio-based journalist discovered him holding a cardboard sign on the side of the road in January 2011. When the video of their interview went online, Williams went from being a homeless unknown to a viral sensation overnight. After being discovered, he went on a whirlwind press tour. But shortly after that was over, the recovering alcoholic began drinking again. He went to rehab and is sober as of this writing. In 2014, HLN reported that he was living in his own home with his longtime girlfriend.

Since then, his voice was featured in a Kraft Mac and Cheese commercial and in a film called Houseless about the struggles of living on the streets. Surprisingly, in June 2015, he announced he is running for president as an independent candidate for the 2016 election.


and we do know this James Woods IS a loser right??

Actor James Woods, who often takes to Twitter to express political views, has been using the forum to comment on the yesterday's murders at Umpqua Community College in Oregon.

26 year-old gunman Chris Harper Mercer opened fire on the campus on Thursday, killing nine people and wounding seven. Mercer reportedly singled out Christians for death by asking the religion of potential victims before firing on them. Mercer was then shot and killed by law enforcement.

In a series of tweets on October 2, Woods argued that because the victims were Christian, both President Obama and the media would lose interest in the story.

"NY Times writes a front page story about a hate massacre targeting Christians without using the word 'Christians,'" Woods tweeted, linking to story in the New York Times. Then: "If it is determined that the Oregon shooter targeted Christians specifically, that's the last we will hear of it on MSM ."

Woods then tweeted about President Obama's potential reaction to the crime: "Now that it is recognized that the terrible Oregon tragedy was an assault on Christians, will the President still sing Amazing Grace there?" Finally Woods tweeted a picture of the president with the comment: "Hate crime massacre of Christians finally silences Obama.



Watching Rent again....forgot how great this was.......

Why do I have to keep signing in here to DU?? Never had to before, have over 10,000 posts.....

what's up with that? Oh, and I've got this question submitted in the "Ask the Administrators" area too, no responses so far. It's fine on the big apple computer, but on my ipad is when I have to keep signing in. Don't like it.

I've got over 10,000 posts, why now do I have to keep signing in??? eom

X governor Tommy Thompson just said Hillary will drop out and

Joe Biden will be the nominee with Elizabeth Warren as veep. "Mark his words"......
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