Tuesday June 13th – Open Thread

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy Name. Thy kingdom come. THY WILL BE DONE, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but DELIVER US FROM EVIL.

For Thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory, forever and ever. Amen †

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111 Responses to Tuesday June 13th – Open Thread

  1. benzy says:

    Robert Mueller has a HUGE conflict of interest based on his close friendship with James Comey, his reviewing (approving legally?) Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee and the possibility of Comey being a witness or even target of the investigation.

    #MuellerMustRecuse

    Let’s make it go VIRAL #MuellerMustRecuse

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    • benzy says:

      Although President Trump has the authority and “right” to terminate the Special Counsel, doing so would create a media and Democrat-fueled “firestorm” of protests claiming first he fired James Comey to try to stop the investigation and now he has fired Robert Mueller because the investigation was getting too close. On the other hand, if Mueller’s conflicts of interest (and there are several) are exposed and highlighted, he could be forced to RECUSE himself from the position. Same result, but with little chance for political blowback. #MuellerMustRecuse

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    • Jim Peters says:

      I think you’ll find Mueller is gone and the SP closed down within the next 2 weeks.

      Sessions volunteered to attend tomorrow – that is critical. It’s not like anyone is forcing him to attend, he wants to be there. His testimony will be public, too.

      I suspect that he will deliver more damaging blows to Comey. This will be new stuff and may deliver some significant blows. I suspect Trump has put his hand into his bag of private dirt and also that Sessions has some of his own evidence.

      Remember, the SP was Comey’s idea and he would have been one of the key witnesses, so the more his credibility is damaged, the harder it is for Mueller to proceed.

      We will see.

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    • smiley says:

      Brothers-in-Arms ?

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    • Stand Fast says:

      Wouldn’t it be possible that Mueller has already extended limited immunity (based on comey having to come completely clean on his clinton-owned career, HSBC, NYC. Then, if today Sessions decides to publicly “un-recuse” because of all the manipulations that comey has done to fake him out to recuse since his swearing in, Sessions would have oversight on Mueller and the internal details of just such a “performance based” immunity. Not a lawyer, just asking. The worm turns.

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  2. Garrison Hall says:

    Roberta Sa is a wonderful Brazilian performer. He she is accompanied by an equally gifted and equally famous close-harmony group called Boca Livre. The result is great music. And to think, you can here this on AM radio in Brazil.

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  3. There is talk of a rally at CNN on Saturday. In case you missed why some people think CNN is fake news grab the popcorn and read this…

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    • Donna in Oregon says:

      CNN Fake News Protest

      **CALLING ALL PATRIOTS**

      http://mainstreetpatriots.us/

      Finally people are getting together to support our President. Check this out. Made me happy to read it. 🙂

      Liked by 4 people

    • Bill says:

      I think it is time to require the MSM “news” organs to have an Attorney General warning on every page stating “This publication contains propaganda, treasonous wild accusations, distortions, and complete fabrications, commonly known as FICTION.”

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  4. Sorry that link did not work out like I thought it would

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  5. nwtex says:

    Ex-basketball phenomenon Sebastian Telfair is busted in Brooklyn ‘with a car full of loaded guns and marijuana’ during a routine traffic stop
    12 June 2017

    […]

    Telfair was pulled over driving through the Brooklyn neighborhood in a Ford F-150 pickup truck because the headlights were not turned on.

    Just before the incident, the pair drew the offices’ attention parked illegally on a median on Atlantic Avenue near Classon Street.

    When first pulled over, police smelled what they believed to be marijuana before spotting a burning joint inside the truck, according to the Post.

    Police then asked Telfair and Thomas to step outside the vehicle and put them under arrest before conducting a more thorough search of the car.

    After doing so, officers discovered two bags of marijuana and the gun collection, including a SIG MPX Pistol, a Ruger LC9s, and a Springfield Armory XD9 Mod 2 Pistol, reported the Post.
    […]

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4594894/Ex-basketball-star-busted-Brooklyn-car-guns.html?ito=social-twitter_dailymailus

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    • Guy-Blanc Déploré says:

      I’m almost sure the one pistol not identified (top left) is a Smith & Wesson 5906 9mm.
      Odd that while there’s a fair bit of Hornady Critical Defense, (boxed, top right), only the XDs was loaded with it & hardball in everything else. They sure do like nines.
      /nerd

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  6. aredtailblog says:

    WARNING: The second video in this post does depict a mink killing a muskrat graphically.

    For people fascinated by America’s various critters, I stumbled on this channel a while back featuring a man named Joseph Carter, who’s made a hobby of training mink to hunt muskrat (with occassional pest control regarding a certain chicken coop that got infested with rats). He’s been a nature enthusiast for years and he’s dubbed his own hunting sport with mink as ‘minkenry’.

    Two of my favorite minks he’s owned and trained are Fang (in the video with his daughter Olive), and Washushe (the orange bull mink we get to watch hunting) for all the training he went through to eventually be trusting of Carter even though he was at first a scary little guy.

    Second WARNING: the video will bring it up also, his mink, Fang, was socialized with baby Olive when she herself was a few weeks old and even then, she’s heavily supervised at all times she and the baby are together. Mink are very dangerous when not fully socialized with the right people and in an earlier video, Washushe have Chase to Joseph’s friend’s hunting dog right after successfully killing a rabbit during a training session!):

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  7. nimrodman says:

    Now Soros’s do-gooder refugee NGO pals want to put up refugees in Air BnB rooms.

    Just browsed it but I think one of the schemes is to work their Air BnB network to “volunteer” some of their properties.

    Perfect.

    Mr Do-gooder Lefty Refugee Enthusiast lets out his apartment for awhile and returns to find Somalians have built a campfire on his hardwood floor.

    One can only hope.

    Airbnb partners with refugee contracting agency to put-up refugees worldwide
    https://refugeeresettlementwatch.wordpress.com/2017/06/10/airbnb-partners-with-refugee-contracting-agency-to-put-up-refugees-worldwide/

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    • smiley says:

      and what about our HOMELESS VETS ?

      something like 1 in every 4 homeless are American VETS.

      screw u, soros

      Liked by 6 people

      • smiley says:

        …and how’s that refugee thing working out in HUNGARY ?

        a lovely aftermath of refugee violence as they swarm the Hungarian border ca 2015…

        soros’ homeland.

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      • duchess01 says:

        President Trump will not forget them – the others are temporary – veterans are forever!

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      • Bendix says:

        I don’t know about where you live, but where I live, our formerly adequate public housing has been filled with so many immigrants that people born and raised in the area can’t get a place.
        Of course, some connected developer is bound to come along and build some of those Cabrini-Green style towers, and make a fortune. It still won’t help the locals though, because they will import the people to fill it just as fast as it is built.

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        • smiley says:

          tell me about it…

          I’m in SWFL….

          between massive, out-of-control-no-end-in-sight urban development/sprawl/gated communities (retiree living) and free habitats for foreign whatevers (immigrants/refugees), many of the year-round, working class locals are quickly becoming the new homeless, or close to it, due to soaring costs of housing/living, each year getting worse than the last…pitching tents in the everglades (while the everglades last)…or leaving.

          there are many VETS who are cared for by their families or safely retired…but too many who aren’t and who live in the wild here…I see them occasionally, outside of stores or sitting on corners.

          heart-breaking.

          can’t stand it.

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    • BigMamaTEA says:

      Oh, great. Has Soros paid his 7 B. in taxes that are due in 2107 from long ago?!

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    • Raven says:

      Drove by a fancy, expensive, she-she house in Duluth (liberal bastion of northern Minnesota) yesterday that had a big sign in the yard that read, “All are welcome here.”

      Hubby and I so want to put that information out on social media down in the Twin Cities letting all the Somali’s know they are welcome to a fancy, expensive, she-she house in Duluth.

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  8. smiley says:

    Portugal 4 Study

    2008

    soft pastel on wood

    Ruben Belloso Adorna ~ Seville, Spain (b. 1986) ~ Contemporary ~ HyperRealism ~ Portraiture

    intense.

    🙂

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  9. smiley says:

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  10. Dora says:

    Gustav Klimt – “THE PARK OF SCHLOSS KAMMER” (1910)

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  11. duchess01 says:

    Verse of the Day

    “And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;”
    John 14:16 (KJV)

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  12. duchess01 says:

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  13. duchess01 says:

    Thank You, Jesus, for blessings received and prayers answered!

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  14. elliskay says:

    Hi, first time posting so please forgive me if I’m not very good. I found the treehouse and I’m thankful for that. It helps to know that what I see these days is not my imagination, but it is terrifying.
    I humbly consider this the Lord’s leading. There are a couple of verses that come to mind; Jeremiah 17:9-10 The heart of man is evil above all things who can know it. (10) I God I I know the heart.
    Job 19:25 I know my redeemer lives and will stand again on the earth.
    Pastor Billy Graham quoted the Jeremiah verse at the 9/11 services.
    My heart is sick with the condition of mankind today but this is prophecy unfolding. People have turned away from God and are becoming depraved and reprobate hence the continuous assault on all that is decent, hence the verse “God gave them up”
    I pray all the saints through-out the earth take heed, pray without ceasing and remember “the earth is the Lord’s and EVERYTHING IN IT” God said “vengeance is Mine I will repay.”
    Stand fast in the Lord pray for our President,
    Numbers 6:24-26

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    • WeeWeed says:

      Welcome Elliskay!

      Liked by 1 person

    • JustCC says:

      A warm welcome from another limb dweller…
      And Amen to what you’ve said , its true and will be done as our Lord has deemed..

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    • BigMamaTEA says:

      elliskay, most started out as readers or lurkers first. Glad to so you take the jump. Welcome to the Treehouse.

      And while what is going on out around us is crazy and terrifying, I hope you’ll enjoy a sense of safety and fellowship with us. {pssp….we outnumber them, by lots! don’t tell. ha!}

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    • Raven says:

      Hello Elliskay!

      So glad you are here!

      Thank you for your good words from God to us, His children, to remember He is all in all, sovereign over all, and worthy to be praised eternally.

      I love Job. One of my favorite Bible verses (of course all of them are pretty much my favorite), “Thou He slay me, yet will I praise Him.”

      We will continue to stand in the gap for our President, and give thanks to God for His goodness to us in giving us Donald Trump.

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  15. WeeWeed says:

    Mornin’ infidels!

    Liked by 4 people

  16. duchess01 says:

    TUESDAY, JUNE 13, 2017
    REALITY For America If They Will Hear It!

    http://www.theignorantfishermen.com/2017/06/reality-for-america-if-they-will-hear-it.html

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  17. duchess01 says:

    MONDAY, JUNE 12, 2017
    Biblical Teaching Regarding Climate Change – Psalm 147:5-18

    http://www.theignorantfishermen.com/2017/06/biblical-teaching-regarding-climate.html

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    • MaineCoon says:

      I love this duchess. Thank you. Although I’ve based my own beliefs on climate in the hands of the Creator of the climate, this is great as it has all the applicable verses.

      It is so prideful for man to think they can change God’s climate. We can damage our

      Bookmarked!

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      • duchess01 says:

        Since the Tower of Babel, man has tried (thru satan) to upstage the Creator – even the antichrist will boldly proclaim himself God – in front of the whole world –

        Unfortunately, pseudo-science helps man ‘create’ nonsense and make it believable to those who lack the ears to hear and the eyes to see – satan is ‘prince of this world’ – and he still thinks he can ‘create’ – even though he never had the ability – many are deceived – as for me – I will never take the word of a scientist over the Word of God!

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  18. kp3ace says:

    The thing that bothers me the most about Comey’s “notes” is that they’re being treated as though they are videos (real and credible). Does that mean that the next time I go to court I can make up some notes and it’s taken seriously in a court of law?

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  19. BigMamaTEA says:

    This funny comes from the woodsterman blog….

    Repairing the Downspout

    Today, my wife said to me, “Honey, get off your ass
    and fix that gutter downspout! And, I want it done
    before the end of the day!”

    Well, as you all know, at my age, and most of my friends,
    are retired and do have the time to address such “Honey do’s”.
    So, I invited some of my buddies over to help with the
    project. One is a sheet metal worker. One is a Iron Worker
    so he came with his welder. One brought beer and Nachos.
    One brought a grill and burgers. Took us about 6 hours,
    and 30-40 beers, but we got it done just as we finished off
    the last of the beer and burgers.

    As usual, the wife is not happy.

    Can’t understand, cause all us guys love it.

    Personally, I can’t wait for it to rain.

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  20. MaineCoon says:

    Here is today’s Daily Prayer Briefing.

    http://uspray365.com/GAvP9

    As the Lord leads, please pray for:


    Attorney General Sessions as he testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee


    For President Trump and his family as they face constant criticism and scrutiny


    For President Trump and his team as they consider a modified policy toward Cuba

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  21. Linda says:

    Thank you so much WeeWeed, JustCC, and BigMamaTEA I appreciate you kindness and grace. I felt compelled to join in so here I am 🙂.
    I hope to be a voice for good. Blessings to you all.
    It’s a battle out there but it’s the Lord’s and He will uphold us with his mighty Hand.
    I like to keep in my heart the trial Jehoshaphat and Isreal faced in2 Chronicles 20, he sought God’s help and God replied: “Do not fear or be dismayed because of this great multitude, for the battle is not yours but God’s. When Judah went out those who sang and those who praised Him went out before the army against the sons of Moab and the sons of Amon and God defeated them.
    Seek the Lord first in all things.
    God bless you all, and our President Donald Trump may he keep him safe from harm and protect him from evil according to His will, amen. 🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🥀

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  22. OK, I know it’s not right to laugh at the misfortune of others, but…..

    https://www.google.com/amp/www.foxnews.com/us/2017/02/26/rachel-dolezal-white-woman-who-identifies-as-black-now-jobless-may-soon-be-homeless.amp.html

    Sometimes ya just have to make exceptions!

    FTA:

    “A defiant Dolezal, 39, recounted her current plight to The Guardian. Dolezal said she’s only been offered jobs in reality television and porno flicks”

    So, there IS such a thing as justice after all!

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  23. Donna in Oregon says:

    Circle me, Lord.
    Keep protection near
    And danger afar.
    Circle me, Lord
    Keep hope within.
    Keep doubt without.
    Circle me, Lord.
    Keep light near
    And darkness afar.
    Circle me, Lord.
    Keep peace within.
    Keep evil out.

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  24. Dora says:

    Fr. Frank Pavone of ‘Priests For Life’ would like those of us who are interested to help him wish President Trump a Happy Birthday

    President Donald Trump was among the very first of the generation known as the Baby Boomers, who were born just after World War II. June 14 is his birthday and I am asking you to join me in wishing him a very happy birthday this Wednesday.

    http://www.priestsforlife.org/alert/index1.aspx?id=112

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  25. dogsmaw says:

    Like

  26. Hey treepers. Decision soon on #YanexTrial and death of #PhilandoCastile — Could use some help on twitter vs #justice4philando people.

    http://www.startribune.com/jurors-in-jeronimo-yanez-trial-resume-deliberations-will-convene-to-ask-a-question/428190153/

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  27. auscitizenmom says:

    lilbirdee12’s prayer:

    Our Heavenly Father, Your children come to you tonight to ask for healing and peace throughout our country so that we may return to being One Nation Under God. Guide us to be leaders in Your Kingdom, spreading Your Love and Salvation to all. Forgive us our sins and deliver us from evil.

    Lord, we ask for a blanket of protection over all our troops and law enforcement who serve to defend and protect us. Bless our representatives with the strength and wisdom they need to achieve the path You have chosen for us.

    Please place Your Guardian Angels of Protection around Donald Trump and Mike Pence and their families as they seek to lead America back to You.

    Grant us patience, Lord, as the evil ones try to anger us and cause us to fall.
    Spread blessings over Israel and Netanyahu.

    We humbly ask that You please comfort those who are grieving and in pain.
    Thank you Father, for Your Love and the gift of Life.

    In Jesus name, we pray. Amen

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  28. BigMamaTEA says:

    I’ve been dumpster diving…….just got one of the best laughs I’ve had in days!

    From: http://www.thedailybeast.com/james-comey-is-the-sex-symbol-america-needs-right-now?utm_content=buff

    “James Comey Is The Sex Symbol America Needs Right Now
    When James Comey appeared before the Senate Intelligence Committee to talk about President Trump, it wasn’t only his words being keenly observed, but also his seductive integrity…”

    That the…….

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  29. Kathy says:

    TREEPERS … It’s lookin’ good so far (the poll continues until Saturday).

    Which conservative blog should receive the 5th Annual Paul Revere Award http://politicalclownparade.blogspot.com/2017/06/poll-is-now-open-begin-voting-for-fifth.html

    Results as of 10:00 pm Tuesday 6/13/2017:

    972 votes — The Last Refuge (first place)
    519 votes — Knuckledraggin’ (second place)

    Liked by 1 person

  30. Lucille says:

    Right side Broadcasting is covering the London fire…

    BREAKING NEWS: London fire
    Right Side Broadcasting Network

    Liked by 1 person

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