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Where are JoeScum and Mika this morning

They're repeating Tweety

Gordon Humphreys is on Chris Hayes

He's a loony -bin.
He's calling on the RNC to strip Don the Con of the nomination...because covers the rest.

Bwaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah hahahhahahaha

Gabby Giffords jumps down Trump's throat re

the threat to Hillary Clinton

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/gabby-giffords-trump-second-amendment-violence
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Former Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-AZ), who survived an assassination attempt in 2011, urged Americans in a statement Tuesday to condemn Donald Trump's remark about "Second Amendment people" taking action to stop Hillary Clinton from appointing Supreme Court judges, saying it could incite violence.

In a statement, Giffords and her husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly, urged Americans to draw a "bright red line" between political speech and advocating violence.

"Responsible, stable individuals won’t take Trump’s rhetoric to its literal end, but his words may provide a magnet for those seeking infamy," their statement read. "They may provide inspiration or permission for those bent on bloodshed."

They went on in the statement to urge Trump's supporters and the GOP nominee himself to "to unambiguously condemn these remarks and the violence they insinuate."

Kissinger hindered US effort to end mass killings in Argentina, according to files ...Duh!!!

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/aug/09/henry-kissinger-mass-killings-argentina-declassified-files
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Former secretary of state Henry Kissinger jeopardized US efforts to stop mass killings by Argentina’s 1976-83 military dictatorship by congratulating the country’s military leaders for “wiping out” terrorism, according to a large trove of newly declassified state department files.

The documents, which were released on Monday night, show how Kissinger’s close relationship to Argentina’s military rulers hindered Jimmy Carter’s carrot-and-stick attempts to influence the regime during his 1977-81 presidency.

Carter officials were infuriated by Kissinger’s attendance at the 1978 World Cup in Argentina as the personal guest of dictator Jorge Videla, the general who oversaw the forced disappearance of up to 30,000 opponents of the military regime.


At the time, Kissinger was no longer in office after Carter defeated Gerald Ford in the 1977 presidential election, but the documents reveal that US diplomats feared his praise for Argentina’s crackdown would encourage further bloodshed.

During his years as secretary of state, Kissinger had encouraged Argentina’s military junta to stamp out “terrorism”. In contrast, Carter and Zbigniew Brzezinski, his national security adviser, made human rights a cornerstone of US foreign policy and were exerting pressure on Argentina’s military regime by withholding loans and sales of military equipment.

The exit will be medical - a stroke? a complete breakdown??

Wow - Headline on MTP - they played the second amendment clip

Point of no return in Ohio - Bwaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah

Holy Shite a guest just said that there is speculation that Don the Con

won't release his taxes because of mob links - on GEM$NBComcast

Has a single DUer heard anyone on cable, network, radio, newpaper,

blog, or any other form of communication mention the fact that Corey Lewandowski shoved a female journalist at a Don the Con rally.

Why is that?

What Is Cupping and Why Is it Leaving Some Olympians With Spots?

http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/2016-rio-summer-olympics/what-cupping-why-it-leaving-some-olympians-spots-n625336
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[Cupping: The Healing Technique Leaving Its Mark on Olympians]
Cupping: The Healing Technique Leaving Its Mark on Olympians 1:23

Why are some Olympic athletes sporting large purple spots?

The circles appearing on the arms, legs and backs of U.S. athletes like Michael Phelps, Natalie Coughlin and Alex Naddour result from a practice called cupping.

If you haven't heard of it, that's not because the practice is new — it's actually ancient. Cupping is one of the oldest forms of Chinese medicine, dating back to the fourth century, according to Acupuncture Today, a newspaper about alternative medicine.

Standard cupping involves a glass cup and a flammable substance which heats the cup while it's on the skin. When the flame goes out, suction is created.

TODAY: What's with Michael Phelps' mysterious bruises?

In more modern cupping, called "air" cupping, a suction pump is attached to the cup, creating the vacuum-type pull on the skin, according to Acupuncture Today. Sometimes the skin is punctured before air cupping to draw out a small amount of blood. That's known as "wet cupping."

Based on photos posted by some Olympic athletes, they are practicing dry, air cupping, which causes surface capillaries to break, creating the purple bruise-like spots.

Oh my Djokovic sent packing by Argentinian Del Potro

in the first round (Singles)

Serena playing now
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