Saturday Open Thread |The #OscarsSoWhite. Again.

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45 Responses to Saturday Open Thread |The #OscarsSoWhite. Again.

  1. eliihass says:

    So fam, you must know that I’m not the 27-year-old hedge fund manager whose $30,000 worth of powerball lottery tickets nabbed him one of the 3 winning tickets in Chino Hills..

    I am however determined to play again – and win – whenever it balloons into something huge again…

    I intend to keep my promise to you all – and I’ll keep playing until we can make it happen..

  2. rikyrah says:

    If you want to LOL with tears, go over to TOD and read the story told in tweets on the FPage:

    • Liza says:

      WTF? Even Her Majesty can’t have it both ways.

      Clinton calls for new sanctions on Iran
      By Bradford Richardson – 01/16/16 06:20 PM EST

      • eliihass says:

        Nothing much has changed with her Liza…and hard to see how she ever does…

        Didn’t take long for her old self to show up once the polls tightened, and her inevitability wasn’t quite as assured…

        Got this in the mail with a WTF too..

        Appropriation of accomplishments and insupportable self-promotion is her stock in trade; but arrogantly placing herself front and center, and outrightly lying and blatantly misrepresenting stuff we were all witness to, is what she excels at..

      • Liza says:

        Yeah, and I’ve got to say that her tactics offend me on a personal level. It is as though she thinks that most people will just believe what she says because she is Hillary Clinton. Well, I remember her as far back as 1992, and I’m generally awake and paying attention. But you don’t have to go nearly that far back to figure out her game. I really believe there would have been a great deal of enthusiasm for the first woman president in the US if only the Democrats had chosen someone else.

  3. rikyrah says:

    Why GOP Presidential Candidates Are Angry Iran Released Hostages

    The release of Americans being held prisoner in Iran comes as welcome news to most patriotic citizens, happy to see these people come home. Except for the Republican presidential candidates.

    The top tier of men seeking the GOP presidential nomination released messages about the hostage release on Saturday, but almost to a man they had to be mealy-mouthed in their missives, upset that once again under President Obama, an international situation has been defused and resolved without the world going to war and hundreds or thousands of people being killed.

    Donald Trump, the current front runner: Iran is “getting seven people, so essentially they get $150b plus seven, and we get four,” adding, “I’m happy they’re coming back, but I will tell you it’s a disgrace they’ve been there so long.”

    Ted Cruz released a tweet: “Praise God! Surely bad parts of Obama’s latest deal, but prayers of thanksgiving that Pastor Saeed is coming home”

    Chris Christie: The prisoners “should have been released without condition, but you know, the Iranians have treated this president with disrespect for years and he continues to take it.”

    Marco Rubio: Iran takes “people hostage in order to gain concessions”and “the fact that they can get away with it with this administration I think has created an incentive for more governments to do this around the world.”

  4. rikyrah says:

    You know this hurt more than killing the top tier of their leaders…..

    no honor among thieves when it comes to $$$$$$

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  6. Liza says:

    Right on, fear mongering. What a predictable, tiresome, played out strategy. Just my gut feeling here, but I do not believe fear of the other guy is going to generate the high voter turnout for the Democrats.

    What would our country look like under a Republican president? Here’s a glimpse.— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) January 15, 2016


  7. Liza says:

    Interesting. I’m not aware of other candidates speaking out on this, certainly not Her Majesty. I apologize if I’m wrong.

    Sanders Statement: Michigan Governor Must Resign over Flint Lead-Poisoning Crisis— Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) January 16, 2016


  8. My #badass Potus and #kickass Secretary of State! @Potus @JohnKerry

  9. In the words of Chaka Khan…

    @Potus right here. right here. right here.


  10. rikyrah says:

    Good Morning, Everyone :)

    Going to enjoy this 3 day weekend.

    Off to swim and run errands :)

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