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OK - How bad can these Covington kids get? Another photo I haven't seen before

I bet some of the kids on the other team were black.
Posted by womanofthehills | Mon Jan 21, 2019, 10:04 PM (7 replies)

More videos - CatholicCovington boys will be boys -

Posted by womanofthehills | Mon Jan 21, 2019, 09:08 PM (17 replies)

Interesting ----- Michael Cohen with his arm in a sling & hospital wrist band

Posted by womanofthehills | Fri Jan 18, 2019, 06:07 PM (6 replies)

AOC & Jim Hines teaching Twitter Class tomorrow -

Posted by womanofthehills | Thu Jan 17, 2019, 03:03 AM (7 replies)

Ben & Jerry's lies to consumers about their ingredients - says their cows are in a "Caring Dairy"

program, when in fact, they are sourcing typical factory dairy farms. Too bad, as I love their Cherry Garcia.

Glyphosate Pressure Grows on Ben & Jerry’s after Motion to Dismiss Lawsuit Fails

Organic Consumers Association (OCA) today announced that the District of Columbia Superior Court rejected Ben & Jerry’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit OCA brought against the Unilever-owned brand in July 2018 under the District of Columbia Consumer Protection Procedures Act (CPPA).

“We are pleased that the court agrees that Ben & Jerry’s can be held accountable for the claims it makes about its products, and how the production of those products impacts animal welfare and the environment,” said Ronnie Cummins, OCA’s international director. “This is a major victory for millions of consumers who have been deceived by Ben & Jerry’s marketing claims.”

OCA sued Ben & Jerry’s for the deceptive labeling, marketing and sale of its ice cream products as humanely sourced and environmentally responsible, despite the fact that ingredients are sourced from typical factory dairy farms and some of the products contain traces of glyphosate, an environmentally harmful biocide and the key active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup® weedkiller.
The court also agreed that Ben & Jerry’s general messages about humane treatment of cows in the “Caring Dairy” program and “values-led sourcing” may mislead customers into believing that Ben & Jerry’s uses ingredients only from dairy farms with higher-than-average animal welfare standards, when the evidence may suggest otherwise.

Posted by womanofthehills | Mon Jan 14, 2019, 11:45 PM (13 replies)

AOC, Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar, Deb Haaland, Veronica Escobar, Sharice Davids - Vanity Fair

Love it - they all have some attitude. "We did not come to play."


Freshman Democrats Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar, Deb Haaland, Veronica Escobar, and Sharice Davids have sought to project one message since setting foot in Washington: “We did not come to play.” All six women, along with dozens of others, represent the new face of the Democratic Party—young, nonwhite, L.G.B.T.Q., disproportionately female. In the few months since they’ve overtaken the Hill, they have indeed proved that “playing” is not on their agenda. Ocasio-Cortez and Omar have earned the support of veteran lawmakers in their push to make climate change a priority when Congress reconvenes this month—a movement that gained notoriety in large part thanks to the former’s barnstorming of Nancy Pelosi’s office. With midterms fast receding, the real test lies in the months to come. “There’s so many people that know that we’re going into the lion’s den,” Ocasio-Cortez said in November, “even within the party.”

Posted by womanofthehills | Wed Jan 2, 2019, 04:50 PM (4 replies)

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweets politico.com story is a junk article - gossip

Posted by womanofthehills | Tue Dec 18, 2018, 09:14 PM (28 replies)

Very Interesting - Avanett's new client Alexandra Chalupa

Michael Avenatti
‏Verified account @MichaelAvenatti

Michael Avenatti Retweeted Vox

I am now representing Alexandra Chalupa in connection with investigating and pursuing possible legal claims against Manafort, Trump and other affiliated individuals. She was targeted with baseless, bogus allegations, all designed to distract away from Trump’s Russian collusion.

Also in the past, her sister Andrea Chalupa said: “After my sister visited Paul Manafort's hometown as part of her investigation: attempted home break-in, her phone/comp. Hacked, car trashed.

Yes, there had been an “attempted home break-in” last year, in her leafy, virtually crime-free neighborhood of northwest Washington, D.C., as Politico’s Kenneth P. Vogel and David Stern reported in January. Her iPhone was hacked, too, and a death-metal track popular in Russia appeared on her playlist. Her car was broken into and trashed twice, with nothing stolen. The second time, the burglar left a red, traditional Ukrainian blouse draped across the back seat. She reported the incidents to the D.C. police and FBI, which by then had opened a counterintelligence investigation into Russian subversion. No arrests have been made.

From an old DU thread: https://upload.democraticunderground.com/10028835186

Posted by womanofthehills | Sat Dec 15, 2018, 04:22 PM (0 replies)

All of my desktop folders are empty - the contents are in the Cloud

I've gone online and tried so many different ways to get them back on my desktop but no luck.

Posted by womanofthehills | Mon Dec 10, 2018, 10:28 PM (3 replies)

Woman says she was paid to collect absentee ballots in North Carolina House race

Ginger Eason told WSOCTV, a local news station in Charlotte, that Leslie McCrae Dowless, Jr. paid her between $75 and $100 to pick up completed absentee ballots for North Carolina's 9th District, the results of which are being officially investigated.

“I was helping McCrae pick up ballots,” Eason said to the news outlet, referring to the Bladen County Soil and Water Conservation District supervisor who appears to be at the center of the probe.

Eason added that she didn't see who people were voting for, but that she never mailed the ballots. Instead, she gave them to Dowless, adding that he did not mention to her that what she was doing was illegal.

When asked by WSOCTV about paying people to pick up ballots, Dowless said that he had no comment.

Posted by womanofthehills | Mon Dec 3, 2018, 10:29 PM (6 replies)
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