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Model35mech's Journal
Model35mech's Journal
May 28, 2024

TX weather worst in 13 year. Have Texans offended GOD?

Let me admit here, I do not think a loving, intervening in human affairs, spiritual, non-corporporate God exists.


So guys, PLEASE, tell me what you've done to so offend GOD? Reignite the war on women's control of their own reproduction?



What do we PRAY to to reverse this terribly inclement Texas weather?

May 28, 2024

Prosec needs to repeat: getting a flipper flipped is how you get inside a conspiracy

Cohen is clearly not a person of good repute, but he is THE flipper who flipped.

Being a person of bad repute is WHY DJT used him for his dirty dealing. Bad repute means Cohen's past involves lying, being convicted of crimes, etc. But it also explains how it was he became the 'fixer', willing to do things required by a fixer... such as lying, working behind the scenes to create a trail that doesn't link directly to DJT, and all the while working to make his actions profitable for himself.

But Cohen is -THE- FLIPPER the prosecution has. He is the person from the INSIDE who can tell the Court what happened, how with the help of DJT and others he was able to provide DJT -cover.

So, the question isn't really whether Cohen's character has created a past no one would be proud of...

I may be crazy, but it seems to me, the question this trial turns on is actually was the testimony Cohen gave about DJT directing the actions of the conspiracy reasonably true?

This is indicated, if not perfectly known by -other- documentation entered into evidence that the Jury should not and cannot ignore because of Cohen's reputation. Cohen's narrative actually matches very, very well with the documented facts, right down to the times of when Cohen talked to Trump.

May 24, 2024

Bong Recreation Area. It sounds like a joke, but isn't

And it probably has had significant MJ smoked there. The signs for Bong Recreation were a long standing amusement along the interstate in SE Wisconsin.

That place is an old old long abandoned airbase named after Richard Bong the highest scoring US air ace in WWII (47 kills iirc), and a Wisconsinite from "up" north. He flew a P-38 named Marge, his HS sweetheart with an enlarged poster of her fixed to the front of the plane. He married her.

Bong died before the war ended. Marge died in 2003, he didn't die in his plane. On its last flight, Bong's fighter was flown by another pilot, and lost over jungle. Bong himself, survived his combat missions, and became an early test pilot for American jet planes, and died doing that before WWII ended.

It now appears that his plane has been found after roughly 75 years

May 23, 2024

More nations recognize Palestinian State than Norway, Ireland and Spain

Geographically it's most of the planet. I didn't know this until today

Here is a link that purports to show nations that have recognized the Palestinian State as legitimate (which is not to say that terrorist groups working in Palestinian territory are legitimate).


May 20, 2024

What is the difference between a kooky theory, and a factual error?

A person needn't be a kook (but I stipulate, could yet, be a kook) to present a demonstrable factual error.

A hallmark of Liberalism is tolerance. WIthout other evidence, I'm going to lean into tolerance for mistakes.

Shouldn't a claim of conspiracy theorizing require evidence of involvment with several conspiratorial sources? Something that establishes beyond mere coincident alignment of broadly rejected evidence appearing in a post?

I dunno. I'm not a lawyer. I am not even well versed in DU rules (although under another user name I have 38000-ish posts with way less than 1% problems). Examination of my current profile status it seems I shouldn't really be called on multiple times a week as a DU jurist.

May 18, 2024

If Alito doesn't recuse himself from Trump's TOTAL Exectutive Immunity ruling

I am done with considering the United States Federal Court system legitimate.

There have been MANY insults to my sense of SCOTUS responsibility and rational considerations across my life. This is hardly the only blatant imposition of personal partisan bias that I have seen...


ENOUGH IS TOO MUCH! I can't support the Robert's Court with Alito on it.

As far as I am concerned Roberts, in not at least complaigning about Alito's failure to take down the Jan 6 Rebellion Flad has aligned himself with MAGA.

The credibility of the Court is DEAD.

May 18, 2024

Anyone have fav' recipe for chicken tetrazinni with asparagus?

our asparagus bed is beginning to challenge the diversity of our repertoire...

Which isn't to complain. It's nothing like a late july inundation of zucchini

May 11, 2024

According to Ilan Pappe's, The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine

Golda Mier, actually wept when she visited Palestinian homes evacuated with food still on the table, and dinner dishes sitting half-way washed. It reminded her of how her family had been mistreated.

But, and I can't say what is printed is 100% true, as prime minister she appears to have taken no action to stop it.

It's painful to contemplate how people you thought of as heroic behaved once they had to choose a side.

Golda Mier was a Milwaukean, the UW Milwaukee library is named in her honor.

May 9, 2024

The language portending the Drowning of the Federal Gov't in a Bathtub

The GOP agenda that media doesn't much talk about:

The R's want to undo the Federal Government and replace it with a Confederacy of Conservative States... a process now grossly out in the open in Republican led Texas, but including many Red State rejections of Federal policy and refusals to enforce it. All the movement seems to be to circumvent the inconvenience of the US Constitution, its governance, it's incorporated rights and federal law and regulatory agencies.

What they can't win nationally through fair elections they seek to transform into a patchwork of independent state governments, each state's laws organized to produce independent definitions of liberty so to guarantee life within their unique values, which secure the favor and guidance of their definition of a supreme being.

A very nice synopsis of their project was written in the last century as the Constitution of the Confederacy. I offer for your consideration of these catastrophic coming changes a paragraph from that document's Preamble. Having read it, you may then consider whether recent history and contemporary events make ever so much more sense in light of it:

"We, the people of the Confederate States, each state acting in its sovereign and independent character, in order to form a permanent federal government, establish justice, insure domestic tranquillity, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity – invoking the favor and guidance of Almighty God – do ordain and establish this Constitution for the Confederate States of America."

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