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Firestorm49's Journal
Firestorm49's Journal
October 25, 2019

The gloves are coming off.

If you thought it was nuts before, just wait to see what Barr is going to cook up at Trump’s orders. Our current state of affairs is already mind boggling and it’s only going to become more intense as the election gets closer. The gloves are coming off and it’s sink or swim time so hang on tight. The coming months will be a doozy.

Are we fortunate or cursed to be witnessing the most disturbing times of recent memory? I fear for our future, as it may only be sustained after a period of great national pain. And which party brought this to bear? They intend to win at any cost. I hope we are as prepared.

October 23, 2019

I need some advice.

Very recently, I started getting ads all over the place when I am in DU. It happened shortly after an upgrade from Apple. The ads are on the top, bottom, left, and right on the page and partially inserted in the text itself. I asked if anybody else was experiencing this, and was told to become a star member, which I did to no avail. The ads are an intrusion and I object to having to maneuver the page around to hide the ads.

What’s the deal? Is it only me? Is there a way to cut out the bombardment of meaningless ads that aggravate me rather than stimulate me to buy?

October 22, 2019

Is it just my computer?

As of the latest Apple upgrade, advertisements are popping up in DU. Since I am a music freak, I also have Bluetooth music playing while I scan DU. Now, when the ads pop up, it cuts out the music as well.

I never had ads appear before. Is this a DU directive? Are all of you experiencing the same thing?

October 10, 2019

Write your representatives.

I just sent a rather lengthy and not too kind email to Ron Johnson with regard to his pathetic statement in today’s Milwaukee Journal - “I think personally the greatest threat to our democracy right now is literally this effort to sabotage a new president.” What rubbish! I reminded Mr Johnson of the eight years of relentless hammering of Obama by Republicans. I reminded him of Moscow Mitch’s statement on day one of Obama’s presidency to make Obama a one term president. We all know how well that worked out.

I encourage all of my DU friends to take the time to write to their representatives. Bitching here relieves some tension but we’re preaching to the choir. Now, more than ever, we need to let our elected representatives understand how many of us stand in opposition to becoming an autocracy.

Now is the time for all good men...............

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