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July 29, 2017

what do you when

you're a little anal about grammar and spelling, and you like a post or a tweet or whatever, and it has this error that just LEAPS at your eyes and offends your inner spelling nerd, and you wanna like it, or rec it, but you really want to correct it?

here's a tweet:
Jail Donald Drumpf? @DTrumpExposed
Replying to @DTrumpExposed @realDonaldTrump

If you really believe that Russian medalling is OK then you should study history.

medalling. not a word, not a word. but i like the message. i think i know that @realDonaldTrump never reads the replies to his tweets, but i still like doing it and seeing that others do it, because maybe he does, and maybe he will either get a clue (haha, ain't happening), or melt down entirely (much more likely imo)

how hard is it to right click on the word that has the red squiggly line under it? maybe you don't get that on phones and phones are probably where most tweets come from.

anyhow. gone on and on about something really trivial. i think i just want some validation that i am not the only one who's this way.

July 28, 2017

LOLGOP on twitter just quoted this

and i love it

July 28, 2017

i'm so pissed at republicans right now i could puke.

i have insurance through my employer. millions of people do not. it's not just that they'd sell away the good health of their constituents for a few more bucks in their pockets. it's this fucking drama, this fear, that they have put us all through in their craven quest to undo anything that was accomplished during the past administration. it is so wrong. the way McConnell ran this show is so wrong.

fuck them. i fucking HATE republicans. they are a blight and a malignancy and a curse on this country, and may they lose so badly in 2018 that they disappear.

July 24, 2017

question about twitter

trump called Adam Schiff "sleazy" on twitter and i replied, "sleazy is a step up for you Mr pussy grabber," but now i can't find my tweet. is it possible it was deleted but i wasn't notified?

even though the president can say it, i suppose the word "pussy" may violate twitter TOS...but i don't know. thanks to anyone who's more experienced on twitter!

July 13, 2017

just getting caught up on the Federal Register

this is a notice from 30June:

[Notice-MK-2017-01; Docket No. 2017-0002; Sequence 11]

The Presidential Commission on Election Integrity (PCEI);
Upcoming Public Advisory Meeting

AGENCY: Office of Government-wide Policy (OGP), General Services
Administration (GSA).

ACTION: Meeting notice.


SUMMARY: The Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity
(Commission), a Federal Advisory Committee established in accordance
with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App., and
Executive Order 13799, (https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2017/05/16/2017-10003/establishment-of-presidential-advisory-commission-on-election-integrity) will hold its first meeting on Wednesday, July 19,
2017. This meeting will consist of a ceremonial swearing in of
Commission members, introductions and statements from members, a
discussion of the Commission's charge and objectives, possible comments
or presentations from invited experts, and a discussion of next steps
and related matters.

DATES: Meeting Date: The first Commission meeting will be held on
Wednesday, July 19, 2017, from 11:00 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
until no later than 5:00 p.m., EDT.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Eisenhower Executive Office
Building, Room 350, located at 1650 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.,
Washington, DC 20502. It will be open to the public through
livestreaming on https://www.whitehouse.gov/live.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To obtain information about the
Commission or to submit written comments for the Commission's
consideration, contact the Commission's Designated Federal Officer,
Andrew Kossack, via email at ElectionIntegrityStaff@ovp.eop.gov or
telephone at 202-456-3794. Please note the Commission may post written
comments publicly, including names and contact information, in
accordance with the provisions of FACA. There will not be oral comments
from the public at this initial meeting.
The Commission will provide individuals interested in providing
oral comments the opportunity to do so at subsequent meetings. Requests
to accommodate disabilities with respect to livestreaming or otherwise
should also be sent to the email address listed above, preferably at
least 10 days prior to the meeting to allow time for processing.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission was established in accordance
with E.O. 13799 of March 11, 2017, the Commission's charter, and the
provisions of FACA. The Commission will, consistent with applicable law
and E.O. 13799, study the registration and voting processes used in
Federal elections. The Commission shall be solely advisory and shall
submit a report to the President of the United States that identifies
the following:
a. Those laws, rules, policies, activities, strategies, and
practices that enhance the American people's confidence in the
integrity of the voting processes used in Federal elections;
b. those laws, rules, policies, activities, strategies, and
practices that undermine the American people's confidence in the
integrity of voting processes used in Federal elections; and
c. those vulnerabilities in voting systems and practices used for
Federal elections that could lead to improper voter registrations and
improper voting, including fraudulent voter registrations and
fraudulent voting.

Dated: June 30, 2017.
Jeffrey A. Koses,
Director, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Government-wide
[FR Doc. 2017-14210 Filed 7-3-17; 8:45 am]

19 July 2017 (16th anniversary of my daughter's death btw) would be a good day for a demonstration or a march. the whole thing is so maddening. the russians stole the election for this president and he's going to try and make sure less people vote forever...

July 2, 2017

i miss commenting on juries sometimes

i just served and would have liked to mention that it was the title alone, not the actual post, that caused me to say it broke the rule. just saying.

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