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Lee Shepherd wrote on Facebook today:

Eisenhower was never shot at and never shot anyone. The greatest hero in the greatest war ever fought never saw combat. When the war ended, Sid Richardson flew to Paris to offer the victorious commander millions of Texas dollars to put him in the White House. Once that was achieved, the billionaire quietly funneled more cash into Eisenhower’s beloved farm in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and another house overlooking the Augusta golf course in Georgia where Ike often “talked politics and, occasionally, about affairs of state with his millionaire friends, who joined him for marathon bridge games.” From Ike’s porch in Pennsylvania spread out below Seminary Ridge, he could see the famous Civil War battlefield, where George Edward Pickett lead his men on a wholesale slaughter into oblivion. The getting and keeping of gifts was a potentially awkward subject for any president and Eisenhower was no exception. The Des Moines Iowa Register carefully listed the numerous gifts presented to the Eisenhower estate, including a John Deere tractor with a stereo radio in it, a completely equipped electric kitchen, landscaping improvements, thoroughbreds and Black Angus steers—worth, all together, more than half a million dollars. Political columnist Drew Pearson, wrote up the details in his column, “Colonel Gordon Moore, Ike’s brother-in-law, has a prize stallion and racing horses on his farm in Virginia...the stallion is a gift of the Clint Murchison family, one of the biggest oil operators in Texas. The gifts to the Eisenhower family are unbounded.” The General and Mamie Eisenhower bought their 189-acre farm in 1950 for $24,000, but by 1960 it had grown to 576-acres and was worth well over a million dollars. Most of the difference represented the gifts of Texas oil executives who acquired surrounding land for Eisenhower under dummy names, filled it with livestock and big, modern barns, paid for extensive renovations to the main house, and even paid the hired help. In return Ike sailed the Presidential Yacht up the Rio Grande to spend time hunting with them.

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Georgia Republican reportedly flipped shares of anti-malware company dozens of times while serving on Senate’s cybersecurity subcommittee

 

https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/markets/georgia-republican-reportedly-flipped-shares-of-anti-malware-company-dozens-of-times-while-serving-on-senates-cybersecurity-subcommittee/ar-BB1bzMzu?ocid=UE07DHP&li=BBnb7Kz

 

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12 hours ago, Steve Thomas said:

W.,

These people have said that the President should invoke the Insurrection Act and declare martial law.

They want to set up Military Tribunals. They've called for Christopher Krebs to be shot and Anthony Fauci to be beheaded. Election officials and the free press are enemies of the people.

What's next? Concentration camps and the "Final Solution"?

Steve Thomas

 

Pretty much. There are people here who think that. Couldn't find their own asses if you gave em a map and a flash light.

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1 hour ago, Ron Bulman said:

Most kids today can't read a map.  Unless it's a google map.  Or it's siri telling them where to go. 

That's what's sad Ron. I'm not talking about kids in this instance.

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2 hours ago, W. Niederhut said:

In my opinion as an old Twilight Zone fan, that's an excellent parody of Rod Serling, and also a very accurate description of Donald Trump.

The whole business is reminding me a bit of the episode where Peter Falk played a paranoid, Castro-styled dictator, trapped within the mirrors in his palace.

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Trump To Sell Arctic Refuge Oil Leases 2 Weeks Before Biden Inauguration

The 11th-hour effort could forever transform one of Alaska’s crown jewels.

By Chris D’Angelo 12/3/20

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/trump-alaska-refuge-oil-biden-administration_n_5fc90a0ac5b613828e32d6fc

“The Trump administration will sell off rights to drill for oil in Alaska’s pristine and fragile Arctic National Wildlife Refuge just days ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. 

The 11th-hour lease sale is slated for Jan. 6, the Bureau of Land Management announced Thursday. That’s exactly two weeks before Biden, who has pledged to protect the vast wilderness area, assumes office.”

Steve Thomas

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LONDON — Sophisticated hackers, assumed to be state agents, have been carrying out a global phishing campaign targeting the vital “cold chain” that will protect coronavirus vaccines during storage and transport, IBM security researchers reported on Thursday.

The IBM team said the “precision targeting of executives and key global organizations hold the potential hallmarks of a nation-state tradecraft.”

 Washington Post Dec.3, 2020

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1 hour ago, Steve Thomas said:

Trump To Sell Arctic Refuge Oil Leases 2 Weeks Before Biden Inauguration

The 11th-hour effort could forever transform one of Alaska’s crown jewels.

By Chris D’Angelo 12/3/20

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/trump-alaska-refuge-oil-biden-administration_n_5fc90a0ac5b613828e32d6fc

“The Trump administration will sell off rights to drill for oil in Alaska’s pristine and fragile Arctic National Wildlife Refuge just days ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. 

The 11th-hour lease sale is slated for Jan. 6, the Bureau of Land Management announced Thursday. That’s exactly two weeks before Biden, who has pledged to protect the vast wilderness area, assumes office.”

Steve Thomas

Trump is going WELL BEYOND all the most dire warnings of post election loss attacking, denial, disrupting and even vindictive "getting back" punishing tantrum words, action and behavior.

Trump's niece Mary Trump predicted this ominous election loss reaction and behavior but not to this incessant and aggressive degree.

Trump's news briefing talk yesterday was more delusional and mistrust sowing than ever!

I noticed most of our mainstream media ( outside of Trump bashing MSNBC and Trump supporting Fox News which you would expect ) most that I have seen on TV or the internet are still not reporting Trump's super aggressive rigged election conspiracy promoting as anything more wrong and damaging than not.

No consensus outrage at all. Not even close.

As outrageous and damaging as Trump's disturbed election loss tantrum behavior is, most Americans have to come to this reality on their own without the services of our supposedly truth informing 4th estate.

 

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