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Please Uncle Jeff, make the lawsuit from Smartmatic coming up make Faux News pay eleventy skillion dollars. 🤞

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I hope Smartmatic is actually smart and doesn’t settle the way Dominion did. That helped Dominion, but it didn’t help the general public.

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these companies cant be expected to consider other than their own econ interests -- begs: how the fuck did it come to be that privately held companies control data in our elections?

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The answer is that I’m not sure that states want to invest research and development money into creating their own voting equipment. I think it would be a good idea though.

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That’s a good question that I’ve asked myself a number of times.

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Agree! I was disappointed!

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Oh yes I hope so too!!

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Amen. I think a great public trial and a bigger award from the jury sounds about right?

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The lawyers were employed by Dominion to get what they could get for the corporation. WE were never considered.

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This lawsuit will probably end up the same way. Fox has deep pockets and trials are never a sure thing. Aside from having to shell out a lot of money, Fox didn’t have to do anything in terms of apologizing, correcting falsehoods, etc.

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Uncle Jeff; you hit my laugh and cackle button big time this morning!

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Yes, Susan, I want Faux News to pay so much they have to declare bankruptcy! Then we could save our democracy by them not lying about everything, and blaming corporate price gouging on President Biden.

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Absolutely... I truly believe Fox and their constant propaganda fuels the divisiveness we’re experiencing. So, long live independent journalism!! 👏👏👏

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Unfortunately, there only a very small number of independent journalism outlets these days, when the radical right has bought all the major newspapers and TV stations.

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True that. But we have Jeff and Jay and Joyce! ✌️ have a great day tomorrow!🦃🦃

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The same to you! I had a great time yesterday, hoping to repeat it soon. 🦃🦃🦃❤️

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Haven’t heard about Smartmatic for months! When’s the trial?

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I did some quick Googling and cant find a date. I thought it was going to happen the first quarter of 2024. It's a big amount of money though...like 2.7 Billion Dollars, so maybe thats why. I found this, though: "Lead attorney for Dominion Voting Systems, Davida Brook, reports that Dominion has lawsuits are now pending against Newsmax, One America News (OAN), Mike Lindell and his MyPillow Company, Rudy Giuliani, Sidney Powell, Powell's law firm, and former Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne. Those cases, says Brook, are “all proceeding towards trial.” The first lawsuit is expected to reach trial in the fall of 2024. Smartmatic has a similar list of lawsuits pending and their case against Fox News is likely to take some time."

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Thanks! You worked harder than I did to find something. Much appreciated!

Happy Thanksgiving.

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You as well....grab a second piece of pie for me! 👍😂

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Oh, please oh please!!!

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Fingers crossed

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Eleventy skilion billion .

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Ooooohhh..... Charlie! I'd have to take my shoes off to count that high! I sure as hell hope so! Happy Thanksgiving!

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Happy Thanksgiving Susan.

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Same to ya! Gonna be a nice quiet lazy day. (Enjoy your pork roast!) 👍

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I will.

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When you have approximately 74 million Americans who not only enjoy being stupid and misinformed, but actually take pride in it, this is what happens. Some troll on another Substack site questioned one of my comments about red states having far more excess deaths from Covid than blue states. He told me I was lying, so I posted four scientific articles showing these proven statistics. He got all Markwayne-like upset, and started cursing at me and calling me a stupid bot. This is America, my friends: At least 30% of the population is like this, unless we gather them all up and send them off to live on an island by themselves. Happy Thanksgiving y’all. Let’s forget about the stupid story about Native Americans having a happy meal with the colonists, and just call it a day of gratitude for having brains.

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Facts don't matter to this misinformed cesspool of dumb shits. They rely on Fox for their constant source of lies and misinformation. Attempting to tell or show them anything otherwise is pretty much as useless as arguing with a houseplant.

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I have house plants that are smarter than these people.

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And I am sure they are lot nicer too.

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My goodness, yes! My orchids are the sweetest!

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Nov 22, 2023·edited Nov 22, 2023

I've heard Nicolle Wallace refer to MAGA, Fox viewers & all who subscribe to their lies as "Earth 2" and someone else, don't remember exactly who, used the same term. It really is Earth 2, where they live, isn't it?

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I was thinking more along the lines of a tree stump.

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Sad isn’t it? People who delight in their stupidity 🤦‍♀️

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Dunning - Kruger. They are so dumb they don’t know they’re dumb

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You are so right. Ugh!

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If you're an AI bot, could you help me with perfecting a logo? If you're a porn bot... hmm, I've reached an age where my fantasies no longer include sex, so I guess you can't help me there. If you're a money bot, what is taking so long; you make me question if you really exist.

I'm starting to wonder if covid is going to have to wipe out enough of my red state supermajority for the electorate to get a clue, and even that is questionable because rich Rs keep moving here thinking we live like the characters in Yellowstone. Our gov thinks the Earth is 6,000 years old! He has put our state on the market to the wealthy who treat it as a playground for the rich and famous. What could go wrong?

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I don't think it's going to happen in this red state. We're also seeing even more rich nutjobs, but that's because Texas is so friendly to big business, the bigger the better, especially like Tesla (which came complete with a nazi in charge.) Texas was in the top ten states by mortality rate in 2020 and #3 in 2021, but when Gov Dr Evil Hot Wheels got covid, he was treated with Regeneron. (Of course.) The people who died because they got covid at the only jobs they had to support themselves (and would have starved without), not so much.

This state isn't red because there is a majority of Republiscum, although it can certainly seem like it -- it's red because of voter suppression, gerrymandering, and a corrupt administration. Dr Evil just took over elections in Harris County -- which includes Houston -- from its duly elected government. Harris Co tends to vote Dem and has a Hispanic female in charge. Thanks to the lege (which is overwhelmingly red) the gov's appointee to oversee elections will also have the power to overturn them if he doesn't like the results. Looks like Harris Co will soon be "voting" red, just in time for a major election year. And since Media Matters outed Xitter's putting antisemitic posts next to major brand ads, the Felonious AG is planning to sue Media Matters too, just like he sued several states over the 2020 election in support of tffg.

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I laughed out loud at Governor Evil Hot Wheels. It’s a tragedy what gerrymandering has done in some states to suppress the Democratic vote. But that’s all Republicans have left at their disposal; they must cheat to win.

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Ditto Wisconsin, one of the worst examples of GOP gerrymandering. The state legislators tried to remove the new SC judge because there is small D majority and to prevent the redistricting that is in process, I believe. I have my fingers crossed for my home state.

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Yes, I was watching closely that whole saga regarding Judge Janet. They are so desperate these Republicans.

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Just read an excellent article on why that disgusting Tate Reeves won as governor in Mississippi, despite an excellent Democratic candidate, who was a cousin to Elvis Presley. It is absolutely demoralizing to read that such an excellent candidate that people voted for other offices, when it came to the governorship, rural area, people just couldn’t do it.

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Gov Dr. Evil Hot Wheels. THAT'S awesome. 🤣🤣🤣

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What could go wrong? Just about everything.

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I would think excess COVID deaths in red states are self-evident, what with all the, "I won't WEAR a mask! It restricts my freedoms!!" and "I'm going to stand as close to you as possible, and sneeze on you if I can!" and "Vaccines are experimental/gives people autism/have microchips from Bill Gates in them/makes me magnetic" (and my very favorite) "my body, my choice!" Yeah, good, well, now you're dead and you sure owned the libs!! Stupid fuckers.

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My body, my choice unless your female!

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Preach!! 😊

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I agree! My family meal will be loving and filled with raucous laughter bc it’s a group of big-brained Liberals 🌈🌊

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Mine too, aren’t they the best families?

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Yes! 3 generations of crazy under one roof🌈💗

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Sounds wonderful!

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Same here! ❤️🎉🎊

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Can I come? 😉

I did not grow up in a family of liberals, but I became one anyway.

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Bring a good sense of humor🤣 prepare to discuss anything! 5 MS degrees; 1 PhD; 1 PhD candidate; 4 kids under 12 at the kids table 💗

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That sounds like a dream TG dinner to me. I have kept my mouth shut during many a Thanksgiving (aside from eating) to avoid political arguments and indigestion. Have a great time!!

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Thank you 🙏🏻 my 💗 goes out to you.

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Welcome 💗

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Nicely said. And so very correct. Try at any time to shove the truth under their noses and that seems to be the common response -bot. Honestly, it is pointless to try to discuss much less educate them. The stubbornly stupid and willfully ignorant GOP voter. Sigh...

Have a wonderful long weekend!

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Thank you! Same to you.

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Thanks Janet....😊 even if you are a bot at heart... 🥰

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Bless your little bot!

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Awww, thank you. 💖

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Janet-I love t!

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Thank you, and have a happy holiday, knowing that you’re not one of those people. 😂

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When a whole segment of the population followed the show Jackass and/ or listened to Howard Stern and Rush Limbaugh for laughs then it’s hardly surprising that they’re incapable now ability to think seriously or logically. The insult gets the laugh with their dumbass friends.

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i like jackass -- im only minimally stupid --good slapstick

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You’re right (about good slapstick - & we’re all at least minimally stupid!)

I shouldn’t have generalized. I do have friends who like it also, but some people seem to try to be as stupid as possible for the laughs and then it becomes their whole persona.

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Please, for the love of God and country and all the turkeys, tell me you've found an island we could strand them on. Offer them a free trip (not the turkeys, though Lord knows they're the most pleasant of the lot with 30 bazillion drumpf klan members) to a luxurious resort - maybe a Sandals - with a casino and $500 free cash to get them started!!!

For what it's worth, I paid $16.48 for a good-sized Honeysuckle White turkey breast yesterday, and we ate about 1/3 of it today. But don't tell anyone!!!

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LOL! We can dream...

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I had a similar experience the other day. As if calling me a little bitch is going to upset me. Frankly, I was a bit offended. I'm a HUGE bitch, a formidable bitch, thank you very much. But poke these ignoramii and all they can do is rage and curse.

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As my beloved, deceased mother used to say: “Do not try to argue with someone who has a brain the size of a pea.” Bitches unite!!

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Chaffetz's $90 Turkey was an locally raised artisanal bird hand-reared and fes, with massages every afternoon. Yeah, man of the people that.

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I know. he tweeted about it here: https://twitter.com/jasoninthehouse/status/1727017369460252782

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Diestel, the brand carried by Whole Foods, probably in his bejillions $$$$ neighborhood. From Diestel’s website: “Using regenerative agriculture, fresh pine-wood shavings line the barns, natural and organic cleaners, and generous spaces for the birds to roam. Global Animal Partnership Step 5 rating.” Nobody, absolutely nobody, has to pay that price.

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Those turkeys live way better than most fox watchers. Did he just assume that because his high-end, whole foods bird was $115, everyone else's Butterball must be around $90? What a jerk.

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THAT is a perfect observation. I love the twitter responses with receipts for turkeys that cost nothing in comparison, $36 for a 22-pound bird.

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One has to ask, why are these people stupid enough to post this kind of shit, like David Brooks did and this asshole from Utah, knowing that there are people out there who are going to make fools out of them?

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Nov 22, 2023·edited Nov 22, 2023

Because they are WORSE THAN S-T-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-P-I-D ! They assume their followers are dumber than they are.

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I hope keep it up...such bs

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Wait, so that dickhead buys a "liberal" turkey and is complaining about the price? Let him go out and shoot one himself! What a smooth brain. WTF? Asshole.

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I’m sure he’d love the taste of a wild turkey that roams on the side of highways throughout the USA or Canada.

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That turkey is WOKE!!!

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wow -- he's paying a small fortune to eat a turkey that doesnt consume pesticide-laced grain, live in a shithole factory (literally) on grounds riddled with herbicides and fungicides and all the other lovely cides -- is he a climate crank? or, god forbid, an environmentalist? likely not given his espousal of monsanto -- i guess he's cool with us plebes getting poisoned, so long as he can buy safety we cant afford -- douche extraordinaire

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Totally-such a dick

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Diesel meats aren’t cheap.

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No. But it's once a year. Our local store allows people to donate for the people who can't afford it. They raised a lot.

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Yes, I’ve donated turkeys and complete sides before. Worth every penny to make someone’s Thanksgiving special

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Bought from a farm in the "People's Republic of California"...That guy is a joke (and he doesn't even know it"...) Also, the price tag showed $114... Did he get a Elist former House member discount?

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The very dunce who abruptly left office under some shady circumstances and unpalatably bad whispered stories. No wonder he could only be welcomed at Fox Propaganda. Even the lobbyists couldn't stomach him for a cause.

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And wanted members of congress to get a housing stipend.

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wait -- that's socialism -- trump gon git em

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Well, fed, but you get the idea

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On the MSM news I’ve heard that turkey prices are down, inflation is down and several other commodities are down. The only places where they’re not down is households where they watch Faux. Stores are making sure those people pay higher so they can bitch and complain. Thanks, Joe!🙄

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And Andrea Mitchell, commentator mummy and woman incapable of not adding to every story, “but Joe Biden...” sad face.....

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She needs to go. I'm tired of her and her depressed face and inability to get a statement or question out coherently. I refuse to watch her.

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She used to be competent. Time to retire

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She's 77. I'm 66 and can't wait to retire. And she's married to Alan Greenspan, it's not like they need the dough.

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I retired 3 years ago, a little ahead of schedule and zero regrets.

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Ditto!

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Long long ago

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Television pundits just read the newspaper to people who don't. It's not much, but maybe better than nothing.

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Well look at she married!

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Mrs.Elmer Fudd.

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And talk about some people needing to retire...

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Those “commie, socialist, antifa, store owners” are in cahoots with sleepy Joe! lol I always enjoy your comments Kay! Happy Thanksgiving!

Lisa

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Thank you and back at you Lisa!

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Opportunistic retail and not 'inflation'.

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I would like to know what MSM stations you listen to! I haven’t turned on my TV in months! MSM is so biased towards the right, because they are owned by the wealthy! After the GOP, who takes bribes from them, has made them millions extra since 2017! The rest of us? Not so much! We have become the working poor! That is why I can’t understand, why we don’t band together against the Wealthy AND the GOP! They are the true enemies of the workers! Vote Blue!

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For general evening news I watch NBC, for politics MSNBC, for “print” type news (though I’m all digital these days), AP and The Guardian.

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My favorite comment on Twitter: “And, let's not forget - IT'S A WOKE TURKEY -- YOU bought a WOKE turkey from a WOKE farm! Whole Foods-esque - 100% Vegetarian Fed, Raised w/out Antibiotics, no preservatives....”

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what the fuck is a WOKE turkey? Turkeys are such stupid birds anyway. What, will it leap off the table and recite the Gettysburg address before being knifed?🙄

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Organic, free range, sustainable practices. IMHO.

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Yeah, that’s what the commenter refers to: The climate wokeness of sustainable practices, and the animal rights wokeness. Those are all important to me, but to the GOP they are, ahem, red meat issues.

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Quadratic equations.

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LOL 😂

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Do you know, turkeys are so dumb, the drown themselves looking upwards in a rain storm? No such thing as a woke turkey, they are all stupid!

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look -- at least he wasnt gonna eat woke crudite.....what the hell does that shit cost these days?

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“Crudités” is a woke word, signaling liberals and that got Dr. Oz in his snack dangles.

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It got him, THANKFULLY!!!

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so all crudite is woke -- and use of the word, even, is woke

fine by me -- bc i hope im woke -- i try anyway

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Me, too. I work on woke.

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Happy Thanksgiving to all the wonderful people on this post-especially you Jeff! I assume you will take tomorrow off-as you should! Meanwhile-I’ll be eating a turkey-that didn’t cost much at all and I’ll be sleeping due to the tryptophan by 7 pm! Have a nice holiday everyone!

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Happy T-giving to you too Tess!

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I think it’s time Joe Biden starts calling out the bullshit! It’s time all the Democrats start changing the narrative!

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Yes!! Biden needs to take a clue from the Lincoln Project and do attack ads. He doesn’t need to be vile or nasty, he just needs to point out these lies.

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I think they have been in select areas. Big push will probably be springtime? Ads are expensive.

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They did put out one great ad that I saw on video that highlighted all the horrible things that Trump has said about our military personnel. It was very well done.

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Glad to hear this!

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I remembered that I saved this in my email, so here’s the link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lv5HfKLLabE

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Thanks for this! I'm saving so I can repost.

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Agreed.

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Janet I could not agree more!!! I’ve been saying that. Dems need to be way more direct. 🙄

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The Republican Faux News blames the dead turkeys on Biden. The Republicans have blamed everything on the Democrats since 1951 when I got here. Inflation is so high, the economy is terrible, the American people are suffering. That is the Republican mantra.

Listen, the Hope Walmart has pallets of Black Friday stuff blocking the aisles. They have people guarding the pallets because shoppers are trying to help themselves to tomorrow's "bargains".

Watch and see how the big retailers report record sales over the weekend. Sure sounds like suffering Americans. Maybe they are desperate. Working people don't get big income tax refunds and have to pay more in thanks to the last guy. The last guy is such a pissant that he did anything he could to screw over the American people. It's the Republican Way.

Ignore them and have a blessed Thanksgiving for all the right reasons.

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Darrell-I’m with you. Don’t repeat what THEY want us to repeat.

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I’m in the middle of Michigan and just filled my gas tank for $2.89 a gallon. Thanks “Sleepy” Joe Biden!!!

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I did almost the same at Meijer last week, but with my Mperks, I got $1.00/gal off! :D Gotta love this "horrific" economy that's allowing us to get all this stuff cheaper than last year. :D

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I don't get the point of lying about the prices of stuff. If Fox has news of a $90 turkey but no one else can find one anywhere, what would that even prove? "We said we paid $90 for a turkey but none of you did so Biden bad!"?

Trying to understand what these people call thinking hurts my head.

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It proves they’re idiots for spending that much. I only made turkey one time for Thanksgiving, total pain in the ass and too much left over. I make a nice roast chicken.

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There are two people in my house. I got a 3-pound Butterball boneless turkey breast for $11.99 at Aldi. Stove-top stuffing (cornbread! Mmmm), whole cranberry sauce, and we're done. Leftovers for a day, maybe, and no need to drop out an oven rack to cook it. Perfection!

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Better yet, I visit people who cook, or order ready-made🦃

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Yep! I had surgery a few weeks before Christmas one year and no way was I cooking. I bought a complete meal from a local store. Delicious.

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I don't care for turkey. I do pork roast.

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Enjoy!!

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Fox is nothing but propaganda. Just ask Dominion and Smartmatic. Or just watch 5 minutes of Bartiromo.

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god these columns irritate me I don't know why I read them keep them coming.

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Hahahaha! Honestly, ditto!

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Postscript: I loved that Brooks smackdown. Even Taco Bell at airports cost a bazillion dollars

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Exactly! Who the hell eats at an airport anyway unless they're in some stage of starvation?

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Captive audience.

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Thanks Jeff!

It is remarkable that Fox ‘News’ admitted lying to its viewers and yet, people still tune in. It’s like “we know they are lying, but their lies validate what I think on those occasions when I attempt thought.

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😂😂

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Notice how they haven't been talking about the price of gas. They don't want you to notice how much less it is. Or the abundance of inexpensive ham.? And can I mention that poultry prices have been high this year thanks to a very bad bird flu that required culling of flocks? Yeah. I'm not sure you can replace all those turkeys on a dime. Haven't they noticed the chicken wing shortage all year? And they call themselves "news" people. That's not what I call them.

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This is a crime being committed that nothing is done about. Intentional lies, misleading stories, damaging rhetoric. We need to constantly point out that the greedy money hoarders are the ones putting money behind this lie machine.

Maybe the multi-billionaires running the Faux Fairytale station should ensure that those without gifts can get them by the wealth hoarders paying their fair share of taxes. (As ANY “good” christian would do)…cough, cough.

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