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Showing posts with label We Are Really Not Sure Anymore. Show all posts
Showing posts with label We Are Really Not Sure Anymore. Show all posts

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Getting Rid of the Emails Inside the Clinton Compound

Behind the scenes at Chappaqua



Submitted by: 'Wolverine'

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

THIS CRAP HAS TO STOP!!!!‏



The U Cal. College system now lets you choose from 1 of 6 GENDERS!!! 
NO its either Male or Female NOTHING ELSE!!!

Submitted by: 'Gordie'

Friday, July 24, 2015

Eagle Rising: Elderly Vet Manhandled at Obama VFW Speech!


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President Obama travelled to Pittsburgh on Tuesday to speak to several thousand veterans about the ongoing problems in the Department of Veterans Affairs and several other veteran-related issues.
In covering the event, the military news outlet Stars and Stripes notes that it’s not the kind of outlet where the President typically finds a lot of fans.
Perhaps reflecting mixed feelings about the president among veterans, Obama often drew tepid applause, especially for comments about his nuclear deal with Iran. 
While giving his speech, a lone, elderly veteran rose silently and held a sign attacking the Obama administration for their part in the Benghazi debacle (or scandal). Apparently three other veterans don’t believe that silent protest should be allowed at a speech, because they quite literally tackled the older man before ripping his sign away.
Undeterred the man rose again, hands held in the air to protest what he obviously believes to be the grave injustices committed by the Obama administration.
Because he no longer had his sign he was forced to vocalize his displeasure and began yelling Benghazi while the President spoke. This disruption forced security to remove him physically from the building.

Protester Has Sign Ripped Away in Strange Scene at Obama Speech 

 



We would like to hear how other Veterans feel about this incident. Either comment below or write to us at: lisbonreporter@hotmail.com.  Your view can be shared anonymously if you indicate so and allow us to verify by following the rules of Letters to the Editor listed on the right hand side.  Thank you for your service.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

What Insecure People Post on Facebook, Plus More Secret Meanings in Your Status


Scientists have some very specific ideas about what you’re really saying in your Facebook updates. (Photo: Getty Images)
There’s the old saying that you can’t believe everything you read, yet many experts in the psychology field are saying that Facebook postings can offer insight into someone’s personality. The most recent study comes from Brunel University in London, which found that numerous Facebookers are either dealing with low self-esteem or have traits of narcissism.
Wow.
Researchers provided 555 Facebook members with an online survey that measured the “Big Five” personality traits, which included extroversion, neuroticism, openness, agreeableness and conscientiousness. Self-esteem and narcissism were also analyzed. After gathering the data, the psychologists concluded that frequent updates about:
  • One’s romantic partner most likely indicates a person who has low self-esteem
  • Personal and professional achievements most likely indicates a person who is a narcissist being that they’re seeking “attention and validation from the Facebook community”
  • Healthy eating habits and exercise regimes also indicates a person who’s a narcissist since their likely goal is to receive compliments on their appearance
Read more here
According to study author Dr. Tara Marshall, sometimes the narcissists’ behavior works to their advantage. “Although our results suggest that narcissists’ bragging pays off because they receive more likes and comments to their status updates, it could be that their Facebook friends politely offer support while secretly disliking such egotistical displays,” she said in a formal statement.
However, these findings from Brunel University are not the first that connect Facebook postings with personality traits. A study released from University of Florida found that one Facebook behavior was linked to levels of narcissism — the rating someone gave their own profile shot. While this was true for both men and women (the higher their self-rating of attractiveness, the higher the chances of narcissism), they added that the frequency of status postings in females can also predict narcissism.
Then there’s previous research from The University of Kansas , which found that people who tend to be more agreeable post less often, people who are more open-minded are less likely to respond to other people’s updates yet will post more often about political issues and those who are conscientious tend to agree more often with other’s updates.
As for the people who rarely offer status updates yet log in for more hours than the typical Facebook user … according to a study conducted by University of Alabama Huntsville, these members fall into the shy category.
When it comes to overall Facebook use, other research has shown that excessive time online can damage relationships, make you less happy and even be difficult for those suffering from self-esteem issues.
Jacqueline Hornor Plumez, PhD, a psychologist and author of The Bitch In Your Head, tells Yahoo Health she is not surprised the terms “narcissism” and “low self-esteem” have been linked together, as seen in numerous studies on Facebook, including the latest one from London. “The interesting thing is that people who have low self-esteem and people who narcissists are really two sides of the same coin,” she explains. “While it appears to be that narcissists think they’re superior, in fact, it’s a defense against their feelings of inferiority. And they are both based on the fact that both types of people are highly self-critical.”
And while she stresses there’s nothing wrong with sharing the happenings in your life — “My husband surprised me with roses!” “I’m so proud of my daughter!” “Looking good in my new size 4 jeans!” — Plumez says making these types of announcements on social media usually boils down to someone’s need for attention.
“There’s a huge difference in the way you feel when you sit down with a good friend over a cup of coffee and share what’s going on with your life versus sitting in your office or in your bedroom posting on Facebook and hoping to get Likes, comments and praise,” she states. “The motivation is the same, but it’s like eating junk food versus something nutritious.”
And same goes for the frequent postings that include selfies. “I think it’s a longing for connection,” says Plumez. “I know many people today are highly self-critical. And that self criticism is a nasty, circular process: You criticize yourself, which makes you feel lonely and unworthy of real relationships and love, and then you go and try to find the praise—but it doesn’t really feel that wonderful.”
She adds that while Facebook and other forms of social media can be “mildly interesting” in terms of discovering what other people are up to, she doesn’t advise using it to obtain a self-esteem boost. “One of the famous psychologists named Alfred Adler said that mental health is a combination of self-esteem and altruism,” she says. “If you just try to get your self-esteem by somehow feeling superior, it isn’t going to feel good. You have to have that connection of caring about other people. And I think that Facebook, while it appears to be connecting everybody, can be isolating.”
Let’s keep in touch! Follow Yahoo Health on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. Have a personal health story to share? We want to hear it. Tell us at YHTrueStories@yahoo.com.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

To The Youth and Inexperienced in America. You All Act, most act as the proverbial saying goes, Young, Dumb, and Full of ,,er, inexperience. Here is a Lesson that should be taken seriously.

Keep your eyes open
this is something to think about!!!
 See the Motorcycle? 


 How about now? 




A  picture is worth a thousand words.

The Honda rider was traveling at such a 'very high speed', his reaction time was not sufficient enough to avoid this accident. Swedish Police estimate a speed of ~250 KM/h (155 mph) before the bike hit the slow moving car side-on at an intersection. At that speed, they predicted that the rider's reaction time (once the vehicle came into view) wasn't sufficient enough for him to even apply the brakes. The car had two passengers and the bike rider was found INSIDE the car with them. The Volkswagen actually flipped over from the force of impact and landed 10 feet from where the collision took place.


All three involved (two in car and rider) were killed instantly. This graphic demonstration was placed at the   Stockholm Motorcycle Fair by the Swedish Police and Road Safety Department. The sign above the display also noted that the rider had only recently obtained his license.



At 250 KM (155 mph) the operator is travelling at 227 feet per second. With normal reaction time to SEE-DECIDE-REACT of 1.6 seconds the above operator would have travelled over 363 feet while making a decision on what actions to take. In this incident the Swedish police indicate that no actions were taken.


In other words, they didn't even have time to say, 'Oh, S###!'  

  PLEASE PASS THIS ON TO EVERYONE ON YOUR LIST...
MIGHT SAVE A LIFE!

 As Motorcycle season is fast upon up let's ALL be Pro-Active and help prevent anything like this form every occurring in our areas or anywhere else.
Submitted by: 'Gene'

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Are The Same Lisbon Officer(s) Receiving OUI Summonses In Other Towns That Are Writing Them In Lisbon?

Has a Lisbon Police Officer received an OUI summons in Auburn very recently? 

Here is the Arrest Record for February and March 2015 for the Lisbon Police Department:
Page Nine for local details




Thursday, April 9, 2015

SC Cop Faces Murder Charge After Video Shows Him Fatally Shoot Man in Back

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A South Carolina police officer is facing a murder charge after shooting an African-American man in the back at least eight times.

The Post and Courier reports that not only did Officer Michael Slager shoot Walter Scott in the back multiple times, as Scott was running away, but the entire incident was caught on video. This is a screengrab the paper released from the video, which is expected to come out later.


TO READ MORE: http://gopthedailydose.co/2015/04/08/watch-sc-cop-faces-murder-charge-after-video-shows-him-fatally-shoot-man-in-back/

Here is the video.  Caution graphic.   




FULL Video: Police Dashcam of the Moments Leading Up to the South Carolina Shooting of Walter Scott





Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Immigration!


The Manitoba Herald:

The flood of American liberals sneaking across the border into Canada has intensified in the past week, sparking calls for increased patrols to stop the illegal immigration.  The recent actions of the Tea Party and the fact Republicans won the Senate are prompting an exodus among left-leaning citizens who fear they'll soon be required to hunt, pray, and to agree with Bill O'Reilly and Glenn Beck.

Canadian border farmers say it's not uncommon to see dozens of sociology professors, animal-rights activists and Unitarians crossing their fields at night.  "I went out to milk the cows the other day, and there was a Hollywood producer huddled in the barn," said Southern Manitoba farmer Red Greenfield, whose acreage borders North Dakota .  "The producer was cold, exhausted and hungry.  He asked me if I could spare a latte and some free-range chicken. When I said I didn't have any, he left before I even got a chance to show him my screenplay, eh?"

In an effort to stop the illegal aliens, Greenfield erected higher fences, but the liberals scaled them.  He then installed loudspeakers that blared Rush Limbaugh across the fields. "Not real effective," he said. "The liberals still got through and Rush annoyed the cows so much that they wouldn't give any milk."

Officials are particularly concerned about smugglers who meet liberals near the Canadian border, pack them into Volvo station wagons, and drive them across the border where they are simply left to fend for themselves. "A lot of these people are not prepared for our rugged conditions," an Ontario border patrolman said.  "I found one carload without a single bottle of imported drinking water. They did have a nice little Napa Valley cabernet, though." When liberals are caught, they're sent back across the border, often wailing loudly that they fear retribution from conservatives.  Rumors have been circulating about plans being made to build re-education camps where liberals will be forced to drink domestic beer and watch NASCAR races.

In recent days, liberals have turned to ingenious ways of crossing the border.  Some have been disguised as senior citizens taking a bus trip to buy cheap Canadian prescription drugs.  After catching a half- dozen young vegans in powdered wig disguises, Canadian immigration authorities began stopping buses and quizzing the supposed senior-citizens about Perry Como and Rosemary Clooney to prove that they were alive in the '50s. "If they can't identify the accordion player on The Lawrence Welk Show, we become
very suspicious about their age," an official said.

Canadian citizens have complained that the illegal immigrants are creating an organic-broccoli shortage and are renting all the Michael Moore movies. 
 
"I really feel sorry for American liberals, but the Canadian economy just can't support them," an Ottawa resident said.  "How many art-history majors does one country need?"

In an effort to ease tensions between the United States and Canada , Vice President Biden met with the Canadian ambassador and pledged that the administration would take steps to reassure liberals.  A source close to President Obama said, "We're going to have some Paul McCartney and Peter, Paul & Mary concerts.  And we might even put some endangered species on postage stamps.  The President is determined to reach out," he said.

Saturday, October 18, 2014

United States Redneck Special Forces - USRSF‏

The Pentagon announced TODAY the formation of a new 500-man elite fighting unit called the United States Redneck Special Forces (USRSF)





These boys will be dropped off in Iraq and have been given only the following facts about ISIS
 
1. The season opened today.
2. There is no limit.
3. They taste just like chicken.
4. They don't like beer, pickups, country music or Jesus..
5. They are directly responsible for the death of Dale Earnhardt.
  
The Pentagon expects the problem in IRAQ to be over by Friday.

Submitted by: 'Gordie'

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Conundrum




The definition of the word Conundrum is:  something that is puzzling or confusing. 


Here are six Conundrums of socialism in the United States of America:



1. America is capitalist and greedy - yet half of the population is subsidized.



2. Half of the population is subsidized - yet they think they are victims.



3. They think they are victims - yet their representatives run the government.



4. Their representatives run the government - yet the poor keep getting poorer.



5. The poor keep getting poorer - yet they have things that people in other countries only dream about.



6. They have things that people in other countries only dream about - yet they want America to be more like those other countries.



Think about it! And that, my friends, pretty much sums up the USA in the 21st Century.  Makes you wonder who is doing the math.



These three, short sentences tell you a lot about the direction of our current government and cultural environment:



 

1. We are advised to NOT judge ALL Muslims by the actions of a few lunatics, but we are encouraged to judge ALL gun owners by the actions of a few lunatics. Funny how that works.



And here's another one worth considering...



2. Seems we constantly hear about how Social Security is going to run out of money. How come we never hear about welfare or food stamps running out of money? What's interesting is the first group "worked for" their money, but the second didn't. Think about it.....



and Last but not least,



3. Why are we cutting benefits for our veterans, no pay raises for our military and cutting our army to a level lower than before WWII, but we are not stopping the payments or benefits to illegal aliens.


Am I the only one missing something? 

Submitted by: "Bucksnort"

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Is This The Epitome of Hyporcisy in America Today or What?HuffingtonPost: Hobby Lobby Invests In Abortion Pill Manufacturers



 | by  Laura Bassett
The owners of Hobby Lobby, a Christian-owned craft supply chain, were so offended by the idea of having to include emergency contraceptives and intrauterine devices in their health insurance plans that they sued the Obama administration and took the case all the way up to the Supreme Court. But Mother Jones reported on Tuesday that the company's retirement plan has invested millions of dollars in the manufacturers of emergency contraception and drugs used to induce abortions.
Hobby Lobby's 401(k) employee retirement plan holds $73 million in mutual funds that invest in multiple pharmaceutical companies that produce emergency contraceptive pills, intrauterine devices, and abortion-inducing medications.
The companies Hobby Lobby invests in include Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, which makes the Plan B morning-after pill and ParaGard, a copper IUD, as well as Pfizer, the maker of the abortion-inducing drugs Cytotec and Prostin E2. Hobby Lobby's mutual funds also invest in two health insurance companies that cover surgical abortions, abortion drugs, and emergency contraception in their health care policies.
Hobby Lobby's attorneys argue that the provision in the Affordable Care Act that requires most employers to cover contraception in their health plans infringes on the company's right to exercise religious freedom because the company's owners believe that emergency contraception and IUDs are actually forms of abortion. Medical studies have debunked this claim.

 Read it all here:http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/01/hobby-lobby-invests-in-em_n_5070279.html?utm_hp_ref=politics&ncid=webmail1

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Obamacare Very simply put‏

2700 PAGES OF OBAMACARE CONDENSED TO ONE (1) SENTENCE.......AND SO VERY TRUE!!!!!!
Here are the 2,700 pages of the Affordable Care Act condensed into one sentence.

ObamaCare: To insure the uninsured, we first make the insured uninsured, and then make them pay more to be insured again, so the original uninsured can be insured for free.
 
Submitted by: 'Gordie'

Sunday, September 22, 2013

GOPDD: Martial Law To Begin October 1st? Is this Hype or History in the Making?


 I sincerely hope that this is all hype and will be proven wrong, BUT what if it isn't? You need to listen and take action for your own safety.

Martial Law to be called on or about October first

via Before It’s News
According to this brand new video from Kevin Allan, martial law in America will begin on or about the 1st of October, 2013, merely days away. The facts shared in this video are plentiful, many provided by FreePatriot.Org in this linked story. Are we only days away from our worst nightmares?
What if our worse fears are confirmed? We’ve been watching as the criminal forces within the U.S. government slowly work their way into a more entrenched position in the machinery of power. What if the reason we have so many of our troops overseas, including our national guardsmen, is to remove them from the scene of an American coup?
Could that be the real ultimate motive behind the foreign wars? There is a lot of information contained in this video and the accompanying text from thesleuthjournal.com. Added together, there is more than a little cause for concern. We should all pray that it is just a conspiracy theorist’s nightmare. If there is more to it, it will be a real life nightmare for the whole world.

 

 http://gopthedailydose.com/2013/09/22/martial-law-begin-october-1st/



Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Were The Taxpayers' Concerns Ever Considered During The Town Council Meeting? Dé·jà vu

                             


                           LISBON’S COMEDY HOUR

At last night’s town council meeting, a lot of critical information was released.  All of it was hysterical to say the least.

 


 Lisbon Council Vice-Chairman Lisa Ward



 Town Attorney Roger Therriault

The first revealing information comes to us from Councilor Ward.  She informed everyone that the Town Attorney, Roger Therriault, our own legal beagle, stated that since Chairman LaRochelle receives no direct financial benefit from the purchase and demolition of the Worumbo Mill there is no conflict of interest



 Lisbon Council Chairman Fern LaRochelle

By the way, Chairman LaRochelle voted on the agenda items dealing with the Worumbo Mill instead of recusing himself as he had done during the two Public Hearings.  The mere fact he purchased the abutted property for a little more than half the asking price is no financial gain.  Apparently, Mr. Therriault does not understand if the property value goes up around your property so does your property and if the property value around your property goes down so does the value of your property.  Do you call this a financial gain or not?

Councilor Ward stated that the reason she voted to put the million dollar bond on the November ballot was because she did not hear an overwhelming support one way or the other at the Public Hearing.  She went on to say that those who were against the project were heard loud and clear. Councilor Ward was not convinced that this represented the majority of the people.  This is not word for word because I do not take shorthand but it is as close as I can remember.  


Please watch the video tape when it becomes available.  


 Councilor Pesce

 Councilor Lunt

 Councilors Garrison and Bickford

I suggested that she call for a show of hands to determine how many people in the audience was for, against or undecided but she failed to do this.  By the vote, I would say the only two councilors who were paying attention at the two Public Hearings were Councilors Pesce, and Lunt because they voted against putting it on the ballot.  But as far as the council recommending this bond, Councilors Pesce, Garrison and Lunt voted against the bond.  

One of the questions asked during the Public Hearing was if the bond included the 5 lots owned by Miller Industries.  The answer was they were not sure if these lots, which contain Mercury, were going to be part of the final deal or not.  The council does not know if they can exclude them during the deal.  There are so many issues still undecided and yet they want US to TRUST them to make all the right decisions.  

This is ludicrous to play with a million dollars of taxpayers’ money without knowing all the fact first.  It appears that Chairman LaRochelle received his great deal in return for dumping the mill properties on the town to clear up.  Remember that after the mill fire, the insurance company paid Miller Industries a very large settlement.  Did they reinvest any of this money in Lisbon?  

Three years ago they offered to demolish the mill and Dale Crafts and Gina Mason pushed to leave it up.  Now they want the taxpayers of Lisbon to pick up the tab for eye soar to our community.  There are too many unknowns for the taxpayers to gamble on this project. 

 


 Planning Board Chairman Don Fellows

Mr. Don Fellows spoke on behalf of the Planning Board and the Route 196 Master Plan.  He is in favor of the mill coming down because it is an eye soar to the community.  I agree with Mr. Fellows that it needs to come down but not at the expense of the taxpayers.  

Mrs. Miller and Miller Industries should be responsible for bringing down the mill or restore it but that choice is complete up to them.  By the way, Mrs. Miller and Miller Industries allowed the Real Estate Listing to expire.  Does that mean the property is already under contract or is there a deal pending?

The final bit of information came from Chairman LaRochelle who wants everyone to believe the council can be TRUSTED to make the right decisions for the people.  He wants to compare the Campus Commons to the Worumbo Mill project.  So let’s take a look at the two.  Campus Commons was done behind closed doors; the town sold the property for $1.00 with over a million dollars of Federal Grant monies attached.  4 Campus Avenue was valued at $265,050.  Now Chairman LaRochelle believes that the Worumbo Mill falls into the same category. 


First, we are not selling town property but purchasing property from a private business.  Next, the Millers offered three years ago to demolish the mill, behind closed doors, and the council asked them NOT to do this.  Why wasn’t this brought to the people then?  Now, the council is bringing this to the people because the council cannot swing a deal behind closed doors as they have in the past.  Next, there are contamination issues with the Worumbo Mill property that is well documented.  Common Campus had no issues in this area.  Finally, does the town of Lisbon really want to set a precedent by getting into the Real Estate business?  Comparing these two projects is like comparing apples to oranges. 

If nothing else demonstrating your incompetence is entertaining.


Larry Fillmore