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HOW TO WIPE OUT FACEBOOK, TWITTER, AND ALL THE REST OF THEM IN MAYBE 5 MINUTES

HOW TO WIPE OUT FACEBOOK, TWITTER, AND ALL THE REST OF THEM IN MAYBE 5 MINUTES:

Just Quit!

STOP!

DON’T USE THEM!

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WHY DO YOU ALLOW YOURSELVES TO BE PROPAGANDIZED AND MAYBE EVEN INFLUENCED BY THESE LUNATICS?

BECAUSE IF THEY TELL YOU SOMETHING IS TRUE, THAT DOES NOT MAKE IT TRUE.

APPARENTLY, IF THEY JUST INSIST ON SOMETHING OFTEN ENOUGH THAT MAKES IT TRUE FOR YOU?

 

Pop star Lizzo said that the “body positivity” movement is “commercialized” and has yet to “normalize” women sizes 18 and over in a recent Vogue interview.

Lizzo said that women featured in the “body positivity” movement are not big enough, and “girls with back fat, girls with bellies that hang, girls with thighs that aren’t separated” are not being featured often enough.

Flash!! LIZARD:

It’s because to me you’re disgusting and unhealthy. I do not want to look at you.

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Lizard – https://www.breitbart.com/entertainment/2020/09/24/lizzo-body-positivity-movement-too-commercialized-sizes-18-not-benefiting-from-it/

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HEY, KIDS! WHAT THE HELL IS WRONG WITH YOU?

YOU give them their power.

YOU earn them the shekels.

YOU make them popular.

JUST QUIT THEIR SERVICE AND MOVE ON TO SOMETHING CONSERVATIVE

Quit!

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Why does Donald Trump bother?

 

Jeffrey A Friedberg - AI Experiment 51
Jeffrey A Friedberg – AI Experiment 51

Why does Donald Trump bother?

By Jeffrey A. Friedberg

As president of the United States of America, Donald Trump puts his life and family on the line every day.  Trump and his family are repetitively threatened with death and various other sorts of harm – not only by operators on foreign soil, but by seeming lunatics inside America itself.

He is under constant threat by those who state they want him dead or torn to pieces, that they want his family kidnapped, raped, beaten, or killed.

A few prominent names of those expressing stated dislike of Donald Trump are Robert De Niro, Tom Arnold, Maxine Waters, Don Lemon, Van Jones, LeBron James, Eminem, Madonna, Cher, Michael Moore, and many others too numerous to list here.  Why do they seem to feel this way – and liberals, all?

Leftists call his wife a “whore”, and run around with signs saying “rape Melania”. They hold up his bloody and severed head as a “joke”, call for his assassination as a “joke”, call his 10-year-old son a rapist and autistic and a homeschool shooter, and they are suddenly claiming the moral high ground? …

And the more he fights back, the more the Left rages…and the more the media exposes themselves as being utterly corrupt, and how truly hateful the Left has become. Nor is this a fringe element. This is the Left. They are putting on a show for all to see, and are too stupid to realize that everyday Americans are paying attention[.]

Common sense would tell “everyday Americans” Donald Trump doesn’t have to live this sort of life.  He could resign and go back to being a billionaire TV mega-mogul, with a beautiful wife and great wealth.  He could live happily ever after in a world of private jets, exclusive clubs, sun, sea, sand, and everlasting abundance.

So what’s the deal?

Is he maybe scamming America to make a quick shekel?  I don’t think so.

Is he scamming America to feather his nest for all time?  I don’t think so.

Then why does he do these things?  Why would Donald Trump choose to live inside this 24-hour ring of threats, deceit, lies, and violence?

Because Donald Trump is a patriot, dedicating his life, fortune, and sacred honor to the security and future of America.  To you.

To many of us he is just as much a front-line patriot as were Audie Murphy in World War II, Victor H. Espinoza in Korea, Christopher Scott Kyle more recently, and hundreds and thousands of others who fought bravely or even just stood up for America.  It’s said they did it for those who reside lawfully within America’s borders, and even for some of those who don’t reside there so “lawfully.”

What’s the deal?  What’s the beef?  What’s the gripe?  Donald Trump is hardly different from any other American grandson of poor immigrants.  Trump was born in 1946, and in 1966, while at Wharton Business school, he began working in the family business.  The rest, as they say, is history.

And the left hates him.  Hates his guts.

The next time you see Donald Trump, remember he doesn’t need “this crap.”  Remember he is already a billionaire.

But remember he risks his life every day – his family, his fortune, and his sacred honor.  For America.  For you.

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UPDATE:

Report: Woman Arrested For Allegedly Sending Ricin To President Trump

Law enforcement officials have reportedly arrested a woman suspected of sending ricin, a biological agent that is fatal at even small doses when ingested or inhaled, to President Donald Trump in an envelope earlier this week, authorities said Sunday afternoon.

According to CNN, the woman was detained by Customs and Border Patrol agents while trying to cross into New York via the Canadian border and was carrying a weapon with her at the time she was arrested….

WHAT, U NEED MORE PROOF?

…pop singer Cher appeared to call for the legal execution of President Trump, before continuing in an online rant….

Trump-hating Hollywood director Rob Reiner has urged Democrats to “punch” President Trump in the nose….

Bill Maher Imagines Speaking at Trump’s Future Funeral….

[15 More “Stars”]…Violence Against Donald Trump…(Photos)

ETC.

ETC.

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Jews Who Hate Trump and Do Not Know Why [But Are Headed To “A Firing Squad,” Anyway. Again.]

https://www.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/4203703/jewish/Whats-Up-With-Orthodox-Men-and-Women-and-the-Handshake.htm
https://www.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/4203703/jewish/Whats-Up-With-Orthodox-Men-and-Women-and-the-Handshake.htm
Amish (again!), Jews, Christians Riot ? - https://nypost.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/08/berkeley-riots-antifa.jpg?quality=90&strip=all
Amish (again!), Jews, Christians Riot ? – https://nypost.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/08/berkeley-riots-antifa.jpg?quality=90&strip=all

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THIS ARTICLE APPEARED FIRST IN AMERICANTHINKER.COM

By Alexander G. Markovsky and Ted Belman

Jews Who Hate Trump and Do Not Know Why

It is given that the plurality of Jews wouldn’t vote for Donald J. Trump even if Moses endorsed him. We shouldn’t look for logic here. As prominent Zionist Max Nordau once observed, “logic is a Greek art and Jews can’t tolerate it”.

Tom Teicholz, the author of the new book The Worst President Ever.: Prominent Republican and Former Trump Administration Officials Speak Out Against Trump, is not an exception. In it, rather than support his case, he offers an unending barrage of selective opinions of Trump opponents and disgruntled former employees who for the most part criticize the President’s intimidating personality and abrasive style.

Having said this, we agree with him that Donald J. Trump is the worst president ever… for the Democrats/socialists.

When it comes to the substance however, “the worst president ever,” is striving for new world order reversing his predecessors’ embrace of globalism, Islamism and Iran. His building blocks include a restored military, energy independence, defended borders, and notwithstanding a temporary setback caused by Coronavirus, a robust economy, not seen since the tenure of Dwight Eisenhower. This surfeit of blessing allows Trump to conduct economic and foreign policies in a manner previously unavailable to his predecessors since the decade following World War II.  

In effect, he ushered in a New Age of Nationalism which horrified his critics, especially Jews, who had spent the last 80 years decrying Nationalism as an evil rather than a good. Whereas,  Zionism was born in the age of Nationalism and has remained true to its origins.

Overall, his critics failed to grasp the essence and the benefits of Trump’s statecraft and foreign policy based on raison d’état — national interests.

The list of President Trump’s accomplishments is well beyond the scope of this article, so we limit them to the “Jewish issues.”  

President Trump became the first US president to visit the Western (aka, “Wailing”) Wall

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At the beginning of Trump presidency America expected an era of protracted confrontation with the Arab World. Toward the end of his first term, America is expecting an era of peace. He accomplished this coming down decidedly in Israel’s favor thereby convincing the Arabs that it was futile to resist Israel.

Trump’s the Middle East peace initiative is rival to Theodore Roosevelt’s balance-of-power diplomacy during the mediation of the Treaty of Portsmouth for which he was awarded the Noble Peace Prize.

Obama had alienated the Arabs by embracing the Mullahs of Iran and entering the nuclear deal known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Trump withdrew from the deal and spent the last 3.5 years pushing Iran back thereby endearing himself to the Arabs who consider Iran a mortal enemy. Trump skillfully leveraged the USA position to induce collaboration between Israelis and Arabs against their common danger.

In the process, Trump:

  • Defunded the Palestinian authority and removed them from Washington;
  • Defunded UNWRA and put into question the multi-generational refugee status;
  • Recognized Israel sovereignty over the Golan;
  • Recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and moved the US embassy there; and finally
  • Tabled the Trump Plan, Peace to Prosperity, which was decidedly better for Israel than the Arab Peace Initiative, first tabled in 2002.

The publicized criticism of Trump is a surrogate for a deep underlying ideological divide in America. The old adage, “There are two types of Jews — those who believe that Judaism is about social justice and those who know Hebrew,” perfectly reflects the current political environment.

The idea of social justice, in terms of helping the sick and the poor, is deeply embedded in Judaism. Living in ghettos and being persecuted for two millennia, the Jewish people have been struggling to reconcile their tragic history with contemporary reality. The experience has led them to take on and support the cause of every underdog and liberal movement in sight, no matter how unworthy, no matter how illogical or no matter how it imperiled their own interests or safety.

This is referred to as Tikkun Olam in the Talmud. Those who know Hebrew, know that it is an activity aimed at completing God’s work. Those who don’t know Hebrew divorce this activity from completing God’s work and think of it as a good in and of itself. Their divine mission is to change society upon their verities. This phenomenon explains why Orthodox Jews by and large voted for Trump in 2016 and are expected to vote for him in 2020 even in greater numbers.

The social justice crowd is not motivated by concerns for Israel and they are not motivated by the interests of the United States. Their obsession is social justice which they believe is not currently available. They believe that this can best be achieved through socialism and wealth redistribution.

This Party is determined to become the ruling party once again, through any means including making false accusations, fabricating or destroying evidence and election fraud.

Tom Teicholz, uses a pen, the others, such as the Jewish Community Action, a Minnesota-based group, are actively participating in demonstrations and riots in support of the so-called racial justice and economic equality.

https://thejewishvoice.com/2019/01/new-study-shows-holocaust-was-likely-the-swiftest-killing-campaign-in-history/
https://thejewishvoice.com/2019/01/new-study-shows-holocaust-was-likely-the-swiftest-killing-campaign-in-history/

Some wealthy Jews, in an act of colossal memory loss, sponsor Antifa and Black Lives Matter just like their ancestors who financed the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia.  They forget, if they ever knew, that their ancestors ended up facing a firing squad of triumphant socialism. Thus they support a party whose every postulate is a fraud: 

  • Systemic racism is a fraud — the country that elected a black president twice cannot be racist
  • Black Lives Matter doesn’t matter in Chicago, Detroit and other cities controlled by the Democrats
  • Economic equality can only occur in poverty
  • The Democrats’ policy of open borders or no borders is designed to open our country to a tsunami of immigrants with morals and values diametrically opposed to those of Americans, ultimately making the United States of America not united, not states, and not even American
  • Attacks on law enforcement are an attempt create anarchy and dismantle the existing system of authority
  • The so-called victims of police brutality are predominantly habitual criminals and drug addicts
  • Racial inequality is the only correct postulate – the Affirmative Action is a form of racial privileges
  • They forget how good America was for Jews for 150 years and instead chase the false God of Socialism.
  • The Chosen People have chosen the wrong side of history again.

Alexander G. Markovsky is a senior fellow at the London Center for Policy Research, a conservative think hosted at King’s College, New York City, which examines national security, energy, risk-analysis and other public policy issues, He is the author of “Anatomy of a Bolshevik” and “Liberal Bolshevism: America Did Not Defeat Communism, She Adopted It. He is the owner and CEO of Litwin Management Services, LLC. He can be reached at info@litwinms.com. Ted Belman is the founder and publisher of Israpundit.org

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Ohhhh she had her hair done; ohhh he hasn’t been arrested yet; ohhh who’s paying for them; ohhhh vote Trumpie…ARE YOU PEOPLE KIDDING ME?

A Note by Jeffrey A. Friedberg, “an AI Experiment,” according to some ‘poster’ on Reddit.

Jeffrey A Friedberg - AI Experiment 51
Jeffrey A Friedberg – AI Experiment 51

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With all the “conservative” whining in “conservative” headlines, one might think the Sesame Street show was cancelled or something.

It’s all a big Mystery, with a Hollywood scripted ending.

With all the “highly analytical” and polite articles written beneath the headlines, one might think this was the usual “Respectful, civilized,” banter and “debate” back and forth between friendly enemies.

One might think these are “normal times,” when they are really The End Of An Era.

The end of Freedom The end of Truth. And the end of the American Way.

Do. Not. Be. Lulled.

Because, Kids: the god-cursed, democrats seem to believe in a blood cult of human sacrifice. It’s just “understood” among them that it’s “good” to kill. Wipe out The Enemy. And that President Trump better have an army of bodyguards,

“He better have an army…” (Governor Andrew Cuomo, 9/2/20.)

Like the “army” of  masked, black-dressed “ninjas” Cuomo has and supports?

Antifa

The god-cursed democrats have imported enough foreigners born to socialism, and have enough armed and shielded foot-soldiers, gangs, and dissidents to kill a lot of “whte folk,” WHEN the order goes out.

Not “IF.” Because in this Season of the Witch, there are NO “ifs.”

As their own liberal-made movie, the democrats stated, “The Will Be Blood.”

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https://cdn.thegavoice.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Trans-woman-attacked.jpg

There is no “mystery” here at all, Kids.

You want to whine? And do nothing? Just wanna “live” your “life” in peace and quiet?

You And your family and pets might very soon be Dead-By-Democrat.

Live it up, mis buenos vecinos.

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“The Coming Collapse of the Republic,” and Democrat Communist RULE

This article by the Great Selwyn Duke appeared first in AmericanThinker.Com

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EXCERPT:

…I’m here to tell you: …voting won’t save us….

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ARTICLE:

The Coming Collapse of the Republic

 “We’re just one election away from full-blown socialism,” a man recently said to me during a short conversation. This sentiment has become increasingly common lately, even, notably, among the previously apolitical. Yet something is overlooked:

In keeping with President Reagan’s observation, “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction,” being one election away from tyranny means that not enough people noticed and took action when we were one generation away — or two or three.

Also perhaps overlooked is that being one election away from tyranny now means we’ll be one election away after the next election — whatever happens November 3. The point is that politics being downstream from culture (and, really, from morality, faith and philosophy), this isn’t merely a “moment.” It’s not a fashion. It won’t just pass. And we need be prepared for things to come.

I’ve often cited late Soviet defector Yuri Bezmenov, who in 1980s interviews warned of “demoralization” — an undermining of a nation’s morality that makes it ripe for leftist revolution — in America. As a young man in my late teens or early twenties at the time, I didn’t know about Bezmenov (no Internet back then). But I’d recently become more intensely “politically” aware and quickly realized, and began telling people, that the West and the U.S. were in decline and gravitating toward tyranny. Oh, I did realize the republic’s demise was decades away.

Now I suspect it’s years away.

General Michael Flynn, whom, it’s clear, was targeted by the Creep State for being a good man, just warnedthat if we don’t act, two percent of the people are about to control the other 98 percent. But I’m here to tell you: Long term, voting won’t save us.

Oh, for sure, get out and vote in November as if your life depends on it (because in a way, it does). But as was the case in 2016, a Trump victory and partial GOP control of Congress only amount to a “stay of execution.” The clock is ticking.

Moreover, President Trump’s re-election, like his election, would have to defy the odds. Along with traditional media bias — which a college professor determined aids Democrat candidates by 8 to 10 points every election (an underestimation, I believe) — there’s now social media/Big Tech bias. According to liberal psychologist Dr. Robert Epstein’s research, this factor can shift up to 15 million votes toward one party or the other (not an overestimation, I believe). This is enough to turn any modern election.

Add to this vote fraud and vote harvesting — the latter of which flipped conservative Orange County, Calif., from GOP to Democrat control in 2018 — and left-wing mail-in voting scams, and the picture is clear: Even if Trump wins, the chances of him having two simpatico Houses are slim. And if Trump triumphs but the Democrats hold the House and seize the Senate, there’s a good chance he’ll be deposed.

Really, though, focusing on this, the micro, is to not see the forest for the trees. An excellent high-profile commentator said a while back that this all (the current unrest, intensifying cancel culture, etc.) seemed to happen so suddenly. But only the spark, the George Floyd situation, and the fire were sudden, and something else could have triggered the blaze as well. The kindling, however, and the many-layered sea of morally dead and intellectually dry wood had long been burgeoning.

And the spark only catalyzed the firestorm because we’d reached a point of critical mass.

This is why what we began talking about in the ‘80s, political correctness, has metastasized into “cancel culture.” It’s why two people in two recent days — one a cop, the other an acquaintance — told me what’s plain: They, and everyone else, are afraid to speak their minds, fearing career and reputational destruction. It’s why social media censorship is intensifying by the month. An iron muzzle has descended upon America, and what can’t be spoken against can’t be effectively combated.

As I warned in 2012, there no longer is a culture war. “What is occurring now is a pacification effort.” Its progress is why corporate America, including the now-absorbed Chick-fil-A and NASCAR, has turned decidedly to the dark side (shifted “left”). It’s why prominent people, including Republicans such as Indiana senator Mike Braun, are bowing before terrorist group Black Lives Matter. It’s why mobs are enabled and good people hobbled for defending themselves from the mobs. It’s why we’re seeing a complete cultural collapse — portending a political collapse.

This is partially due to a new “woke” generation having entered the corporate sphere and others of influence. But what did you expect? The apocryphal saying (no, it’s not Lincoln’s) informs, “The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.” Did you really think the Left could completely control academia for generations and that, somehow, it all would “stay in college”?

Leftists have also controlled entertainment, which could even be more significant. A (perhaps loose) paraphrase of ancient Greek philosopher Plato warns, “When modes of music change, the fundamental laws of the state change with them.”

Now, though, we have television and the Internet, whose effects I’ve examined, which dwarf music’s influence. Then there’s the aforementioned media (conventional and social). This culture-shaping media/academia/entertainment triad has long been leftist-controlled, the result of the long Gramscian “march through the institutions,” the rotten fruits of all our squandered yesterdays.

Being a culture-shaper also ultimately means, again, being a politics-shaper (and civilization-shaper), and this brings us to conservative rationalization. Even if we could somehow seize control of the media/academia/entertainment axis, sorry, it takes generations to thus reshape society, and the time for that was 60 years ago. That ship has sailed (and sunk).

Then there’s our 1965-born immigration policy, which, I’ve estimated, gives Democrats 300,000 new voters yearly, three million a decade. And when the Democrats assume full control, they’ll legalize the illegal aliens among us and open the floodgates further (goodbye, wall), giving themselves perhaps tens of millions of new voters in short order.

So Democrat presidential sock puppet Joe Biden, echoing the man whose name he couldn’t recall a while back (because echoes are all he has left), not long ago said we had to “fundamentally” change America. But that fundamental change has already occurred. Does the 2020 U.S. even remotely resemble its few-generations-back former self?

So the question isn’t what’s coming, but this: Will you be ready? When leftists take full political control federally, they’ll mercilessly impose their agenda as they always do. If you have no idea what that agenda is, you’re likely not reading this. But do know that it will be effected no-holds-barred.

For not only is there the critical-mass factor, but Machiavellian leftists have convinced their useful idiots, projecting all the way, that conservatives constitute a hateful, “racist,” fascistic, White Supremacist™ threat to civilization. They thus have an ideal pretext for iron-fistedly crushing opponents. When “Nazis” threaten your civilization, after all, you’re faced with desperate times requiring desperate measures, right, comrade?

So how do we proceed? This isn’t a defeatist screed. I’m not saying keep a cyanide capsule handy. But knowing tomorrow’s strategy requires knowing tomorrow’s battlefield. So what can be done when, after this election or the next, the federal government becomes a complete leftist Leviathan wholly unmoored from constitutional constraints?

I’ve long advocated nullification — meaning, in this case, the ignoring of unconstitutional federal and judicial dictates — something Thomas Jefferson called the “rightful remedy” for all federal overreach. This should have been embraced long ago (e.g., in response to the Obergefell opinion), but will become more conservative states’ only recourse in the not-too-distant future. Note, too, that we’d just be doing what leftists do with their “sanctuary” cities and their defiance of federal drug laws.

In this vein, you can’t win a contest being a “connedservative” who insists on fighting by Queensberry rules while your adversary operates no-holds-barred. Remember that, more and more, we’re living in post-constitutional and post-rule-of-law America. We’re now increasingly subject to the rule of men and, in the coming conflict, it’s only a matter of which men will win.

America is irremediably divided — if a marriage, she would’ve dissolved long ago — and the above resistance would, of course, make that division more official. This brings me to what I believe will be our fate.

After having my ‘80s insights, I concluded that we’d just continue descending into autocracy, as burgeoning laws, regulations and mandates gradually extinguished freedom, placing us in the iron grip of a central government Behemoth. But I long ago changed that view: I now believe our country will dissolve, as the USSR did before us.

Assuming this happens, the question is: Will at least one emerging land be a new shining city on a hill?

That’s up to us. And we’d better be ready for things to come, now — because it’s later than you think, and inside-the-box thinking won’t cut it in an outside-the-box future.

Contact Selwyn Duke, follow him on Gab or Parler (preferably) or Twitter, or log on to SelwynDuke.com.

Photo illustration by Monica Showalter with use of Pixabay and Needpix public domain images.

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Resistance (Weight) Training for Beginners

I thought about calling this “Resistance Training for Dummies”, but my Mama didn’t raise no dummies, and knowing my readership, yours didn’t either! But you may not have been exposed to any formal weight training, and while you’re “sheltering in place”, this could be your introduction to getting started. Resistance training is different than “cardio”. Ideally, your workouts should be a combination of cardio and resistance. Walk or bike a minimum of 20 minutes a day for cardio vascular benefits. Some of you may be into step aerobics, kickboxing or pole dancing (I don’t judge!) But a minimum of twenty minutes to get your heart pumping. On resistance training, some of you are already ahead of me. I noted the other day that every free weight above 2 lbs. was sold out at my local Target.

First, the benefits of weight/resistance/strength training. It can help you look better. Ladies, this isn’t to turn you into the Incredible Hulk, but face it: firm looks better than flab! Guys, you can start taking your t-shirt off at the pool without embarrassment, too. It will make you feel better. Weight training releases endorphins which enhance your mood. There is a sense of accomplishment as you lift heaver and heavier weights. Plus, there are health benefits. Studies suggest that resistance training can aid in the control and prevention of diabetes.

The American Diabetes Association recommends that people with type 2 diabetes start a strength training program to help with blood sugar control.

* For people with diabetes, strength training helps the body :

* Respond better to insulin.

* Improve the way it uses blood sugar.

* Lose weight.

* Lower your risk for heart disease.

Another plus to starting at home is that some of you never wanted to go to the gym in the first place, because you didn’t want to sit down on a weight machine, looking for a setting less than ten pounds, while the guy in the next station is bench pressing a Volkswagen. I get it. It’s like the folk who clean the house before the cleaning lady arrives, because you don’t want her to judge. So let’s get started. Whether you have linguine arms or look like Charles Atlas, I’ll bet there’s something here you can learn.

There are four types of resistance. Weights, springs, resistance bands and isometrics. Weights are pretty self explanatory: dumbbells, kettle bells, and weight plates and bars.

Springs could be a hand grip*, sold in different levels of resistance or gizmos like the Thighmaster, a spring loaded device to work your thigh muscles.

Resistance bands can be as sophisticated (and expensive) as a Bowflex machine, or as simple as the  resistance bands frequently used in Physical Therapy (PT) sessions. These, too, come in different colors, representing differences in their elastic resistance. You can get a set on Amazon for 12 to 20 dollars. They are generally targeted to very specific muscle groups and joints, and there are a wide variety of exercises that utilize the lighter weight of their resistance. Very helpful if you have an extreme weakness, with the added benefit of not denting the floor, the furniture or your foot if you let go with one hand!

Isometrics are where you pit one muscle group against another. No equipment necessary, you are, if you’ll excuse the pun, your own dumbbell!

We’re going to look at free weights today. To me, form is very important. For a bicep curl, for example, find a weight that allows you to lift 10 repetitions (Reps) at a time, without undue straining or loss of control. Start with your arms fully extended down by your side, and working one arm at a time or both, curl your arm upward and then extend it all the way down. Some gymrats like to cheat, because it’s a little easier to lift the second time, if you don’t let the weight all the way down. But, full extension tones the entire muscle, not just the middle part. Do three sets of ten reps.

If you don’t have weights, and you don’t have access to a gym, start with a soup can. Or peaches, whatever you feel comfortable with. The last few reps of the last set should be difficult.

If they aren’t, try more reps or a heavier weight. After I master three sets of ten reps with any given weight, I’ll add another two to three reps per set before moving to the next larger weight. Try for smooth motion, full extension, and a feeling like you’re happy to stop after that 30th rep.

Full control. Full extension. You are competing against yourself, not the gymrat next to you. This is important: any time you use a muscle group, give it a day of rest. When I’m in the groove I like to alternate bicep curls and tricep curls, working a different muscle group every day, allowing to muscle you’ve worked to rest, repair and grow.

Try some tricep curls, too. For really buff looking arms you really have to work the tris! Start with your elbows pointing straight up, with the weights resting on your back. Then straighten your arm straight up and back. If you alternate bicep and tricep curls every day, you give each muscle group a day off between reps. (Lazy millennial muscle groups!)

And that saying “No pain no gain”? Depends a lot on what type of “pain”. As your muscles become fatigued, they will release lactic acid.

Lactic acid is produced in your muscles and builds up during intense exercise. It can lead to painful, sore muscles. Lactic acid buildup due to exercise is usually temporary and not cause for a lot of concern, but it can affect your workouts by causing discomfort.

So, you may experience a mild burning sensation, or aches or discomfort, sometimes showing up, up to 48 hours after your workout. This is normal. Extremely sharp or piercing pains are not. Do not try to “muscle” through them. Stop what you’re doing immediately with the onset of any sharp pains. Take your arm through the motion without the weight. If the pain is still there, you may have pulled or strained something. You may need to see a doctor. If the pain is not intense, kwitcher bellyachin’ and drop and give me ten!

If this has been helpful, let me know and I’ll work up some more exercises to take you through. If the Cheetos dust on your keyboard is clogging the keys, I won’t bug you any more about it. Maybe.

You can buy free weights on Amazon. If you think you might not stick with it, accessorize your house! Buy an antique flat iron on ebay, the kind your great grandma used to use, and use it like a kettle bell!  Then, set it on your hearth!

But, stay safe in there!

*If you have a hand grip, try this: Instead of simply doing ten reps, take a dime, squeeze the handles togeter until they grip the dime and then just hold it ’til it drops. It’ll drop before you release it, because your muscles will get a little shaky towards the end. Repeat to try to increase the time.

Mike writes at Proof Positive

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When We Knew Who We Were–And What Restroom To Use.”

OPINION: By JEFFREY A FRIEDBERG

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Jeffrey A. Friedberg – Impolite, and Brief

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There was a time….

….Not so long ago, when we knew who we were.

And we knew what rest-room to use.

America was Good.

Communism, drugs, criminals, poo in the street, and perversion were Bad.

But, Democrats, in 2019–with thanks to Barry Soetoro (Barack “Lightning” Obama)–have turned that all around, inside out, and upside down. 

We are told that a man can menstruate or give birth to a baby. That a woman can out-lift a weight-lifter, is more powerful than a locomotive, leap the tallest building in a single bound, outrun a bullet, lead a revolution, make another woman pregnant, or a man. Or something.

We are commanded that our children WILL “share” same-sex restrooms, showers, and facilities–with WHOMever–and that we WILL love it.

The most grotesque, bizarre, make-up clown-looking “drag queens” will roll–abdomen-to-abdomen–on the floor with our children in libraries, and we WILL love it.

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We will honor, worship, and obey–homosexual, gay, lesbian, queer, cis-not-whatever, and every “transgender” whim. To criticize one of these “folks” is hate speech.

To speak the truth about “folks,” other than straight whites,  or about “religions,” other than Christianity, is hate speech.

Captialism BAD. Communism GOOD.

Orange Man BAD. Falling down Old Lady GOOD.

Misspelled words from Trump BAD. Murdered babies by Democrats GOOD.

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“Nobody’s ‘grabbing’ THIS Pussy!” – https://images.fineartamerica.com/

…and so-on. I could continue, but you know all this already.

There was a time when going to the movies was “safe.”

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Sissy Spacek, CARRIE (1976) – http://macabremoviemavericks.com

You knew that no heads would be ripped off. No faces would be eaten. That no blood would geyser. No eyes would be gouged out. That a woman would not give birth to the Devil’s son.

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Mia Farrow, ROSEMARY’S BABY (1968) – http://uploads.neatorama.com

You dressed up for, “the movies.” You went with a date. You could afford To buy the tickets and snacks. You were shown to your seat by a polite usher with a flashlight. Popped corn could be had with actual, real, melted butter.

Nobody talked to–or yelled at–the screen.

You could see a triple feature on Saturday for a quarter.

You knew the movie was safe. You were safe. It was about a couple of crazy kids who wanted to get married. They went through tribulations, decisions, and altercations–but the girl eventually wound up with the right boy.

Movies back then were meant to be enjoyed.

They were escapist. They were safe. They were adventures to be enjoyed. They were morality plays. They told you how to live. They told you what not to do.

Movies taught the difference between right and wrong. Movies replaced Grand Mythology, but with the same lessons and information.

Not like 2019.

No.

Today, all “entertainment” seems bent upon destroying America, obliterating its sweet traditions, and crushing the American spirit.

“Socialism” is really Communism.

And for a hundred years– Democrats have desperately wanted to replace our Golden Age with their own, repressive, Totalitarian Rule.

Thankfully, They are Now Out In The Open. Their masks are off. They no longer lie and obfuscate.

Why?

Because they think they can win the election in 2020.

Or–with their armed military wing–disrupt and cancel it. Nullify the election. Declare a “mistrial,” and themselves Winners Over Everything. Über alles….

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“ANTIFA” – https://s.yimg.com

America. What will be left of your Golden Age?

In 1931–Just 88 Years Ago….

https://youtu.be/jRpid0JdLCM

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“Emotionals”—Such As Our Millennials, Democrat Voters, and Suburban USA Housewives—Have No Reason. They Don’t, Or Can’t, THINK.

“Emotionals”—Such As Our Millennials, Democrat Voters, and Suburban USA Housewives—Have No Reason. They Don’t, Or Can’t, THINK.

OPINION: BY JEFFREY A. FRIEDBERG

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There’s a  problem with Emotionals.

These are “folks” who don’t actually think, but react. They react with emotions—with feelings. Not with actual thoughts or reasoning.

They don’t think things through or maybe ask, “How did this work out the last time it was done?”

Because there are others whom they could ask. There are older, wiser, and more experienced people in the world. You know—from the generations who fought in WWII, Korea, Viet Nam, Iraq, Afghanistan, and elsewhere across the Earth.

Others, who came long before the current sea of lies, bullsht, and Hollywood make-believe.

Emotionals could learn, from those of us who INVENTED computers, transistors, lasers, CDs, video, the space age, and the Internet Itself.

But, no. Emotionals think all they need are their phones and digital devices. They never think how these devices are all programmed by OTHER Emotionals— who don’t think either.

”Emotionals” can include millennials, suburban housewives, and democrat voters. Instead of asking others outside their tribes, or investigating thoroughly for themselves, they seem to rely on programming. What they were “taught” in Government creches—the so-called, “schools.” The inculcation centers where they were originally brainwashed.

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“THE MATRIX” (1999)

You know what I mean—the test tubes where they were trained not to think; not to question; not to have any real imagination, independence from the group, or any spirit of patriotism.

No, they were taught the opposite. By Captain Planet; by Sesame Street; by Fred Rogers; by hate groups; by Mr. Barack “Barry Soetoro” Obama; by kneeling athletes, Nike, Anderson Cooper, Chuck, Rachel, other talking nobodies on the “news,” and—oh—by Supergirl on Canadian TV.

And by all those make-believe freaks in Hollywood movies, who taught them there is no point resisting. There is no point in trying to go it alone. There is nothing they can do against real poWER.

You know—POWER pumped in your face by “social” media. POWER rammed inTO your orifices by “silicon valley.” THE POWER of propaganda, lies, obfuscation, and deletion.

Power of The Nothing.

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Remember? THE NOTHING? – AS IN, “THE NEVERENDING STORY.”

 

No—now they “know everything.”

They tell me I am old, and should die.

Well—fck you, pal—I’m not, and I won’t.

They ignore witnesses to the past. They avoid elders as unclean. They “KNOW” what their pre-programmed emotions and feelings tell them.

They have zero need for logic. They already have the answers.

They have been told what to think.

To them “It’s a new world.” —Noit’s not.

It’s the same world with the same bullsht, same lies, same propaganda, and same totalitarian aspirations. It’s the same old crap, “bro.” …seen it three times already.

What’s different, is: for the first time in human history, the science exists to enslave a world. Earth.

WE invented it. But THEY are harnessing it.

Will electing Trump in 2020 stop them?

No.

Will it slow them down?

Yes.

Will it get rid of them?

No. The only thing that can do that—is they, themselves. If they decide to open those gates.

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When Hollywood Volunteered to go to War

Veterans Tales by Vassar Bushmills

March 29, 2019 is Vietnam Veterans Day.

Those veterans, called Baby Boomers, all recognize these Hollywood stars who served in the military during World War II. It’s called a handshake.

Obviously this is not the America of today that it was seventy years ago when “movie stars” just naturally put love of country above their own personal interests.

 


Sterling Hayden, US Marines and OSS.  Smuggled guns into Yugoslavia and parachuted into Croatia.

 

James Stewart, US Army Air Corps. Bomber pilot who rose to the rank of General. 

 

Ernest Borgnine, US Navy. Gunners Mate 1c, destroyer USS Lamberton. 

 

Ed McMahon, US Marines. Fighter Pilot. (Flew OE-1 Bird Dogs over Korea as well.) 

 

Walter Matthau, US Army Air Corps., B-24 Radioman/Gunner and cryptographer. 

 

Steve Forrest, US Army. Wounded, Battle of the Bulge. 

 

Jonathan Winters, USMC. Battleship USS Wisconsin and Carrier USS Bon Homme Richard. Anti-aircraft gunner, Battle of Okinawa[…]

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Colin Kaepernick: You Have the Right to Remain Silent

A couple last points on the Kaepernick Kerfluffle before we relegate him and the NFL to the status of Hula Hoops, Lawn Darts and Pet Rocks in the ash heap of faddish entertainment.

For starters, it seems as though the knee jerk reaction of most of Kaepernick’s defenders, was to make the straw man argument that he has the right of free speech in this country. This is most notable as an argument in search of a problem, since I have seen no one saying he did not. Examining his Seat Splinter Spectacular as a free speech issue, we note in passing the words of my dear sainted mother:

“There’s a time and a place for everything!”

Location, location, locationWe’ll start with the old bromide about crowded theaters. You can’t yell “Fire!” there. Well, actually you can, there are just certain consequences attached to it. If you falsely yell “Fire!” and someone is trampled to death in a stampede for the exits, you may spend the rest of your life shouting whatever you want in the Gray Bar Hotel. Or, you could go home, lock yourself in a bathroom and yell “Fire!” as much as you like, so long as it doesn’t bother the neighbors, or the people you live with don’t have you committed. (Admit It, Dude! That’s pretty crazy!) Maybe you could try going into a crowded theater and shouting something innocuous like “Snickerdoodle!”? It won’t get you arrested, but an usher may escort you from the building.

What have we learned so far? Yelling “Fire!” in your bathroom = free speech, in a theater = no free speech, and yelling anything at all in a theater could bring about unpleasant consequences.

Now if I felt really strong about this, I might take a couple of my redneck friends, we’ll call them “Cletus” and “Chauncey”, (we kinda have to, because those are their names!), and we’ll wave signs and shout and stage a protest on the sidewalk in front of Kaepernick’s house. Sidewalk protest = free speech. But then, if we take a walk up the driveway and say the exact same things, waving the same signs on his front porch…that’s criminal trespass. Not free speech.

Speaking of “waves” if you do the wave in Arrowhead Stadium, you might get on the Jumbotron. If you try to start the wave at your local Presbyterian church, you may be in for a rude awakening. (But at least they’ll pray for your soul!)

All things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient You have any number of times where you have the freedom to speak, but probably shouldn’t.  You are free to walk into any biker bar in America and insult the biggest dude in the place and then insult his bike and his old lady… once! Once the police come to investigate your disappearance, the biker is free to tell them he beat you to a bloody pulp and buried you in the desert…but he probably won’t.* (See headline) You see there’s a principle involved: Just because you can doesn’t mean you should.  You also have the right to tell your boss what you think of his ideas and if your wife or girlfriend “looks fat” in that dress.

Discretion is the better part of valor Consider the National Socialist Party of America, when they wanted to march through Skokie, Illinois, wearing their swastikas, marching through a village where one in six residents was either a Holocaust survivor or related to one. They, too had a constitutional right to free speech, but where they chose to exercise it was in incredibly poor taste.Ultimately, they ended up marching through Chicago instead. In retrospect, it’s lucky they weren’t shot.**

Or that group that claims to be a church that protests at the funerals of soldiers, holding signs that say things like “Thank God for dead soldiers“. Would President Obama say that they are “starting a dialogue”? Does anyone dispute that they have the right to free speech in America, even though most good people find them and their practices repugnant?

Finally, a note on the character of what constitutes “speech”. Personally, I disagree with the proposition that burning a flag is “speech”. Speech consists of what you say, or what you write. Leaving aside the utter hypocrisy of those who say that global warming constitutes the biggest threat to the planet, yet see no problem in setting a cotton or polyester flag (or in extreme cases, SUVs) on fire, burning the flag is an action, an activity. I also believe that if we can redefine activity as speech, then the guy who punches the face of the person burning the flag is also “making a statement”. But, I digress…

San Francisco, the football home of Colin Kaepernick, voted narrowly to ban public nudity a few years back, but many there and elsewhere across the country view nudity as a form of “free speech”. My question for the NFL is:  If Mr. Kaepernick, or any of the other esteemed legal scholars which constitute NFL teams, decides to flip off the flag, burn the flag or drop trou and ‘moon’ the flag: Will that be a bridge too far? Maybe you could put together and focus group and see if that will stop the hemorrhaging of fans? Or not.

Mike blogs at Proof Positive.

*Note to Tim Kaine: I am not inciting violence here, but using this as an example of what not to do.

**Note to Tim Kaine: I am not inciting violence here, either, merely making note of the high numbers of shootings and firearm related deaths in the liberal Utopia of Chicago.