ABC/Disney Co. Settles $1.9 Billion BPI Defamation Lawsuit – “Pink Slime” Case…

Stunning win for Beef Products Inc (BPI) in a $1.9 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC news (Disney Co.)

The civil trial began June 5th and ABC legal executives must have see the writing on the wall as the initial $1.9 billion in damages could have potentially tripled under South Dakota law (treble damages) to $5.7 billion if they allowed the three week trial to continue.

The actual defamation settlement is undisclosed.  However, at the point of settlement all reasonable assumptions must be that BPI was well positioned to win far more than the initially demanded settlement amount of $1.9 billion.

(Reuters) – The U.S. ABC television network, owned by Walt Disney Co <DIS.N>, has settled its closely watched defamation lawsuit with Beef Products Inc over news reports on a processed beef product that critics dubbed “pink slime,” both companies said on Wednesday.

Terms of the settlement, which also covered the Beef Products Inc (BPI) claims against ABC reporter Jim Avila, were not disclosed.

Privately-held BPI had claimed that the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) and Avila defamed the company by calling its processed beef product “pink slime” and making errors and omissions in a series of 2012 reports. BPI calls the product “lean finely textured beef.”

BPI attorney Dan Webb told Reuters the settlement came together “quickly this week,” but declined to provide details, citing a confidentiality agreement signed by both parties.

The settlement came 3-1/2 weeks after the trial in the case got under way in Elk Point, South Dakota, around 25 miles (40 km) northwest of Sioux City, Iowa. BPI is based in nearby Dakota Dunes, South Dakota.  (read more)

The ramifications of this $1.9+ Billion defamation lawsuit victory will extend far beyond the media settlement in this case and will surely send a massive shock-wave through every media enterprise engaged in investigative and opinion journalism.

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149 Responses to ABC/Disney Co. Settles $1.9 Billion BPI Defamation Lawsuit – “Pink Slime” Case…

  1. MTeresa says:

    Wouldn’t that be such poetic justice if SP got the last word. The press (and Hollyweird) were truly deplorable to her and her family.

    Liked by 54 people

  2. 6x47 says:

    Beef is beef. I always thought that pink slime looked exactly like what you make bologna with.

    Liked by 9 people

    • joshua says:

      who remembers the Oprah lawsuit about beef….the beef folks LOST that time…Federal Judge….the worm might be turning now.

      Cattlemen Lose Food Slander
      Case Against Oprah Winfrey
      & Howard Lyman

      Houston Chronicle
      Sept. 17, 2002, 9:29PM

      Judge dismisses 6-year-old suit against Oprah over beef
      Associated Press

      After six years, escalating legal fees and a celebrated trial in the heart
      of Texas cattle country, a federal judge has dismissed a lingering lawsuit
      that accused Oprah Winfrey of maligning the beef industry.

      U.S. District Judge Mary Lou Robinson threw out “all claims and causes of
      action asserted or that could have been asserted” by Cactus Feeding Club
      Inc. and against Winfrey, her production company and vegetarian activist
      Howard Lyman.

      The lawsuit was similar to the one that went to trial in Robinson’s court in
      January 1998, causing Winfrey to move her popular talk show to Amarillo for
      several episodes and creating a carnival-like atmosphere in the Texas
      Panhandle city for six weeks.

      The 138 livestock owners sued Winfrey in Dumas, a town of 13,000 about 45
      miles north of Amarillo. But the case was quickly removed back to Robinson’s
      federal court, over the objections of plaintiff’s attorney Kevin Isern, and
      has sat there for four years.

      “It was kind of a soft landing to a hard trial,” said Chip Babcock, a
      top-gun First Amendment attorney who represented Winfrey in the case.

      The cattlemen have contended Lyman violated Texas’ “veggie libel” law during
      an April 1996 edition of “The Oprah Winfrey Show” by saying U.S. beef could
      be at risk of spreading mad cow disease.

      The incurable illness, blamed for several deaths in England, had not been
      detected in U.S. herds before the show or in the 6 1/2 years since.

      In the weeks after the show, already slumping cattle prices dropped to
      10-year lows. Cactus Feeders Inc. owner Paul Engler, who was behind both
      lawsuits, unsuccessfully appealed the verdict to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court
      of Appeals.

      Babcock said his side expects to recover $85,000 in court costs, but
      otherwise Robinson ruled each side must cover its own expenses in her order
      dated Aug. 27.

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    • The Demon Slick says:

      I just wish some of the loot would make it’s way to the workers who got laid off when the plants closed. I know, unlikely, but still, that’s what I hope for.

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  3. RedBallExpress says:

    Sue, Baby, Sue!

    Liked by 13 people

  4. Janice says:

    Are we tired of winning yet Heck No!

    Liked by 8 people

  5. dannz says:

    Sets a benchmark for the rest of the Fake News mob.

    Liked by 16 people

  6. Donna in Oregon says:

    Breitbart would be so proud today. ABC, suck it up Buttercup.

    I wrote about the BLM/rancher standoff today too. The FBI agent that shot and killed LaVoy was indicted today. In Oregon, the press ran these ranchers into the ground. Today is payback day for the Very Fake News.

    Liked by 42 people

  7. sassymemphisbelle says:

    Gov. Palin a settlement bar has been set, please take the NY times for double that estimated amount. Its time for these cretins to pay dearly for their lies and smears. No mercy.

    Liked by 34 people

  8. Minnie says:

    Hope all corrupt media outlets are fully prepared for the ensuing tsunami of litigation.

    Justice is sweet; now that this precedent is set I can only imagine the potential onslaught of incoming lawsuits.

    Liked by 18 people

    • JC says:

      Hope so, Minnie. About time. Shaming hasn’t worked, lower ratings haven’t worked; money should work. Bring it on.

      Liked by 17 people

      • MaineCoon says:

        Totally agree. The only thing these people understand is money. I hope many lawsuits are forthcoming against the media. The public is tired of their lying to us. Same for those lying politicians.

        Liked by 7 people

        • marcyo13 says:

          Sadly, it was my experience while working in Hollywood that money doesn’t work either. They kept right on making movies no one went to and TV shows no one watched because they were and are protected by giant global corporations. I think the entire MSM is what is often referred to as a “loss leader”; you pay more than you ever hope to make for the rights to something because it’s like a vanity license plate for your company.

          As long as the global corporations control the various MSM franchises via lobbyists at the FCC, no competition stands a chance. Sorry to be such a downer. Luckily, the internet is changing all that, shifting power away from the giant corporations.

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          • Deb says:

            This is what I have suspected for a few years now. All they really care about is proving their leftists credibility to their fellow leftists. They are all simply trying to avoid being thrown out of the club. Makes you realize just how courageous someone like Clint Eastwood truly is.

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          • Your Tour Guide says:

            It’s time for a knowledgeable Treeper to weigh in on how corporations set up
            some things to fail. The probable reason being that they can take it off their
            taxes before they actually have to pay them. I’m sure that some of
            the activities described by marcy013 is tied to the U.S. tax codes. Any
            accountants here that can help us understand this?

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            • Well, you DO have to actually make money before you can write off any expenses or losses. And the lost opportunity costs (the money you spent could have been spent on a moneymaker, thus making you even more money, even with taxes) can be substantial, too.

              It amazes me how many otherwise intelligent people don’t get that. The only benefit you get from losing money and taking a deduction from it, is if you would have spent the money anyway for the satisfaction you got. I do this with charitable deductions. Then, it is like making the taxpayers/government pay for my pleasure. The money is gone, but the govt didn’t get it! Yay!

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      • It is working. I read headline, if I recall on citizensfreepress.com or TGP, that CNN fired / resign 3 people because of the fear of 100 million lawsuit. When did CNN ever retracted a and apologized for any Russia related fake story before this incident?

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    • allhail2 says:

      Yep. Time to short all parent companies of MSMs.

      Bwahahaha. No time outs, only death

      Liked by 4 people

    • Friedrich Hayek wrote that tort litigation is one of the best self defense mechanisms consumers have when government regulations fail them. The corporate media used the first amendment as a shield to protect them from this accountability, but those days are hopefully coming to an end. Media is big business like any other, and false stories and smears need to be held accountable.

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  9. MrE says:

    This just really hasn’t been the #FakeNews’s week. I’m really enjoying all of this schadenfreude.

    Liked by 21 people

  10. C-Low says:

    Well that hurt. Don’t know the accuracy but Wiki shows Disney corps net income for 2016 as 9.391 billion. Don’t know what percentage of that is ABC but they paid 19billion for ABC Capitol Cities in 95′.

    In any sane company after such bottom line changing event you would see rampant personnel changes heads a rollin if for no other reason than to make a point to the rest.

    And NO not even close to tired of winning lookin forward to the next 7+years of winning at that. Ohh and I am starting to notice that winning will increase as we go not decrease in scale as seed work grows to full fruition.

    Liked by 16 people

  11. kiskiminetas says:

    Well guess the term “PInko Slime” is appropriate here to the make it up as they go media slimes at ABC. They attempted to take the company down but it backfired on them. Yes, the ramifications will be felt across the gamut of corrupt news media and that is more winning for DT and us. MAGA

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  12. Janie M. says:

    Dan Webb, counsel for BPI, used to be the U.S. Atty for the No. Dist. of IL. After leaving that position he joined Winston and Strawn, one of the premiere law firms in the U.S. He has a stellar and impressive C.V. ABC was wise to settle. Should you wish to read his law firm profile, it is impressive. You will recognize many of the names of defendants he has prosecuted:

    http://www.winston.com/en/who-we-are/attorneys/webb-dan-k.html

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  13. pam2246 says:

    I live in Wasilla…. Love that photo of our Mama Grizzly, Gov. Palin!

    Liked by 12 people

  14. Gil says:

    Breaking news: Ticket prices for all Disney parks to increase by 500% due to (cough) high demand for amusement park access.

    Liked by 12 people

  15. Pam says:

    All of these corrupt networks need to be out of business. They are largely being ignored these days for the lack of legit stories. It’s called the Trump effect. 😉

    Liked by 11 people

  16. duchess01 says:

    This is great news – however, I doubt the settlement will cover the incalculable losses BPI suffered as a result of the lies – reputations made and lost cannot be reconstructed – satan comes to kill, steal, and destroy – he doesn’t care about the consequences of his actions – he is – after all – ‘prince of this world’ – and those who follow him may or may not suffer in this world – but, they will pay for all eternity – I suspect – as many have said before me – this is just the tip of the iceberg – more to come!

    Liked by 9 people

    • Minnie says:

      Remember, Duchess, good always triumphs evil, all in His time 🙏

      Liked by 7 people

    • The Demon Slick says:

      He provides a choice. Without a choice, without the ability to reject God, all of your faith would not help you enter His kingdom. What worth would there be in piety if there were no other option?
      It’s not an easy job, but something has to do it. For all of us.

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      • duchess01 says:

        Yes, the choice is ours – to accept or reject God – God wants us to come to Him – He does not require it – Faith has nothing to do with our choice – Faith is a gift from God – given to us when we choose God – Faith, Hope, and Love are essential to pleasing God – and the greatest of these is Love – Piety refers to reverence for God – therefore, before we receive any of these gifts from God, we must accept Him as our Lord and Savior –

        satan has nothing to offer – but, worldly gifts – worldly gifts do not last – they are worthless – therefore, we must store up our treasures in Heaven – for we are not of this world – nothing in this world is worth losing our soul – or the Love of God!

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  17. MK Wood says:

    Since she is a public figure she has to prove malice. Saw somw video on youtube this evening of a trial lawer saying she should have no problem proving malice in this case. Bonus: she is using the same lawyer Hulk Hogan used in his suit against Gawker.

    Liked by 13 people

  18. wheatietoo says:

    It’s too easy for these media outlets to ‘issue a retraction’…and then skip away unscathed.
    The damage is done.

    If they put a false story on their front page, then the ‘correction’ should be put in the same place!

    They usually try to hide their ‘correction’…as far from notice as possible.
    As much as I hate proposing new laws, I would welcome some sort of law or regulation about this particular injustice.

    They should have to go into as much detail in their retraction of a false story, as they did in the false story.
    But they don’t.
    It’s usually just a few little lines in the retraction…when the false story was half a page long.

    And a retraction shouldn’t immunize them from getting sued, either.
    Their lies cause damage.
    There should be consequences.

    Liked by 15 people

    • Eskyman says:

      It’s the same with Twitter: false allegations are made by sleazy “reporters,” but when they’re discovered to be lies they tweet a retraction, or just delete the lying tweet. Sounds OK, but-

      How many lying #FakeNews tweets get re-tweeted? Thousands & thousands. How many of the retraction or deletion get re-tweeted? Oh, that might be 10 or 15!

      The scumballs know this, of course. They do it on purpose, knowing there’s no downside to being caught in their lies.

      Liked by 5 people

    • Your Tour Guide says:

      Wheatitoo:
      Word counts count. Experience will show that the longer the
      article is, the stronger the possibility an agenda is being
      presented. This is especially true when the article appears
      out of nowhere, with banner headlines, on multiple days.
      Ask anybody that used to live in the three zip codes of
      Stone Mountain, Georgia what happened to their area
      after the Atlanta Journal Constitution published a multi
      part “expose” of the Dekalb County School district in the
      90s.

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  19. The Devilbat says:

    Pink slime, mmm, sounds tasty to me!

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  20. rjcylon says:

    Walt Disney would have been sick at what his company became. His memory deserves better than this.

    Liked by 14 people

  21. BillRiser says:

    All these news companies need to be buying Vaseline by the barrel with what is coming at them! Hope they all squeal like the pigs they are.

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  22. mazziflol says:

    Not everyone’s cup of tea…but in this case the shoe fits lyrically…

    Any minute the sparks will fly
    At that point you will see fear in their eyes
    It don’t take much to send them crawling back
    Just a harsh word then you attack
    Gather up and
    Take a sigh
    See them dropping
    Dropping like flies
    Find revenge as
    Sweet as pie
    See them dropping
    Dropping like flies
    Some call them noble but I say they’re scum
    Put them in control see what you become
    No excuses for lack of brains
    You had your chance now you can’t complain

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  23. MaineCoon says:

    As part of the settlement Walt Disney World should have to serve the so-called pink slime at their amusement parts.

    Liked by 6 people

  24. Regina says:

    Maybe Sarah will end up Owning the NYT =)

    Liked by 2 people

  25. tgimacb says:

    Cinderella and Bambi are #Russian conspirators. Capn crunchy, drunken Jackie Sparrow is the clown, and Miley licks your hammer.

    Liked by 1 person

  26. R-C says:

    The Extreme Leftist Media (formerly known as “MSM”) is having one hell of a week!

    And I echo everyone else: “Go get ’em, Sarah!”

    Liked by 5 people

  27. JMCovfefe says:

    Much love for Gov Palin! She deserves a lot after all the crap loaded on her, just for trying to do good things for our country.

    Liked by 8 people

  28. Mike diamond says:

    I hope Sarah Palin wins billions after she sues the new York times ! Their stock will tank !

    Liked by 2 people

  29. treehouseron says:

    Worth mentioning here, too, is that apparently the reason CNN retracted that story last week, and fired those three presstitutes, is because Anthony Scaramucci (President Trump’s apparently friends with Anthony, and he was part of the transition team)… The story was about Scaramucci, it was completely made up, and he threatened them with a 100 million dollar lawsuit.

    They immediately back down.

    Sh**s getting REAL lately.

    Liked by 8 people

  30. treehouseron says:

    BTW, it says Sarah hired “Hulk Hogan’s Lawyers”. I’m a big wrasslin fan and followed that story very closely, Hulk’s lawyers had their fees paid by none other than Peter Thiel, the biggest Trump supporter in Silicon Valley.

    So, Sarah Palin, who’s been tight with President Trump for 8 years…. Hulk Hogan’s lawyers who are tight with Peter Thiel, who’s one of the most intelligent Trump guys on the planet….

    ALL of this is related, and I see Trump’s very large hand prints on all of these stories.

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  31. maggiemoowho says:

    Hold the presses, does this mean that the “Pink Slime” story was fake news? As a consumer, can I sue the media over this Pink Slime farce also. Since that story ran, my family and I have stayed away from ordering burgers at most fast food restaurants. This is great news! GREAT NEWS!!!
    OMG, I’ll be having a Quarter Pounder with cheese today, the first since that story ran. 😋🍔👍

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  32. Trumpire says:

    This is a good time to mention again, for those who are still financing the enemy, that you only need to lessen your consumption of media, especially paid media like going to the movies, to make a yuge difference. It’s not possible for a lot of people to give up certain media for a lot of reasons, like family wants cable, etc.

    A 25% drop in media consumption is good. A 50% drop is better. A 75% drop is fabulous.

    If you see two movies a month try seeing only one movie a month.

    Try dropping your television viewing by 25%. 50% would be better.

    For television shows that will be rerun later in the season, watch them in reruns since the ad rates will be lower and they will make less money off your viewing.

    Read news article summaries online.

    Watch which websites you click. No reason to click on a NY Slimes link, Washington Compost link, or a CNN news link when you can get excerpts from places like Free Republic, or Lucienne.com. Once a story gets published online, other friendly outlets report the gist or add more of their own reporting.

    Take a walk with your spouse to get them away from the television. No need to tell them that. Just know that there will be two less people watching the idiot box for a half an hour/hour and you get to do something actually productive and meaningful for your life and relationship.

    You won’t miss much and you get the benefit of knowing that you are fighting back against the media.

    Liked by 8 people

    • treehouseron says:

      Sage advice!

      Liked by 2 people

    • pawatcher says:

      Drudge is a big problem: you link to the article by the headline, it’s only then that you are at the website; most of the time it’s a liberal site and you have contributed to their readership.
      Drudge should list the website in each headline.

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    • “Take a walk with your spouse . . .” Best advice EVAH! Benefits include: lower blood pressure, rekindling of early romantic days, settling “issues” outside of little ears, slight weight loss, getting to know neighbors…

      Or if walking with kids – even better and more benefits. Take them to the DQ for an ice cream in the middle of your walk – you will earn megapoints with them! Or, if you oppose DQ just go to the park where they run off excess energy and sleep like babies when you get back.

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  33. georgiafl says:

    Growing up in the post-war 50s with a working mother, I was raised on Underwood Deviled Ham, Spam, Vienna sausages, baloney, liverwurst, creamed dried beef on toast, chicken salad and egg salad sandwiches, etc.

    Folks just don’t remember the good old days. All that went out of fashion and favor.

    Liked by 5 people

    • joshua says:

      my fast food, go to meal is still fried spam out of the can, vienna sausages with mustard and crackers, have not had creamed chipped beef in a long time, but loved it on toast growing up, and chicken and tuna salad sandwiches are still favorites….sometimes even with Miracle Whip instead of Mayo if in a pinch…..

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    • bofh says:

      Mrs Bofh grew up in Hawaii, where Spam is considered a delicacy. Still one of her favorite comfort foods. And it is still an island delicacy, even appearing on the McD’s menu as Spam Musubi.

      Liked by 2 people

    • georgiafl says:

      Oh and the sausages were pronounced Vi-eenah.

      Liked by 2 people

    • lisabrqwc says:

      I just stocked my hurricane provisions, and it’s full of Spam and Underwood (I like the chicken spread). I even did quality control on a can of Spam for breakfast over the weekend 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

  34. Craig from Scotland says:

    http://www.foxnews.com/health/2012/03/08/pink-slime-combo-connective-tissue-scraps-hidden-in-your-kids-lunch.html
    Published March 08, 2012
    ‘Pink slime:’ Combo of connective tissue, scraps hidden in your kids’ lunch’

    Fast-food chains like McDonald’s and Taco Bell have recently dropped the ‘pink slime’ from their beef – but schools across the country are still serving it.

    The term ‘pink slime’ was first coined in 2002 by Food Safety Inspection Service microbiologist Gerald Zirnstein, who toured a Beef Products Inc. production facility. Zirnstein later emailed his colleagues and told them he did not “consider the stuff to be ground beef,” according to the online news site.

    Pink slime is a mix of ground-up connective tissue and beef scraps that are normally meant for DOG FOOD. BPI’s Lean Beef Trimmings are then treated with ammonia hydroxide to kill salmonella and E. coli, and mixed into ground beef or hamburger.

    “We originally called it soylent pink,” Carl Custer, another microbiologist with the Food Safety Inspection Service, told The Daily. “We looked at the product, and we objected to it because it used connective tissue instead of muscle. It was simply not nutritionally equivalent (to ground beef).

    My main objection was that it was not meat.”

    ————————-

    In my view, the site photo does appear to show disgusting pink slime dog food masquerading as beef.

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  35. Howie says:

    Two words…Anti Trust.

    Liked by 2 people

  36. litlbit2 says:

    Winning! Thinking the chicken/turkeymassacre at the time was it another fake news scam. Was also amazed how all the viruses on the cruise ships came out of nowhere and hit almost all cruise lines then just as sudden disappeared. Amazing!
    We are so blessed to now have a honest administration which we will advance 2018.

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  37. trapper says:

    A plea for help:

    Would a wealthy conservative please, please, please buy a national daily newspaper and turn it Trump nationalist so that I can read the sports scores, the weather report, business news, and unbiased national and international news with my morning coffee, and light my fireplace or barbeque with it in the evening. There must still be a few hard-drinking beat reporters around somewhere with little paper notebooks and pencils who still know how to get and write a story properly that they could hire.

    It would be nice to read print stories about President Trump’s daily meetings with world leaders and American businessmen and union leaders, stories about what President Trump really did yesterday, how it fits with T-Rex’s and Wilberine’s actions and meetings, and how the Trump agenda (the American agenda) was advanced and where, instead of non-sourced gossip and outright lies about how Trump is through mixed with snotty remarks about his family. And don’t point me to the WSJ. They have a globalist slant that caused me to stop reading them several years ago just to lower my blood pressure.

    So, anyone? Anyone figured out how to make a profit with a national, American nationalist, print daily?

    Liked by 2 people

    • My daughter switched from WSJ to Investor’s Business Daily, Does anybody know how they are? I, too, stopped subscribing to the WSJ the day they put a photo of Mussolini above an editorial about DJT. Was so furious I cancelled that day and told them why!

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  38. magatrump says:

    The push back against these media losers are now in full force. I love it. Keep it up. Lets put our foot on there necks and make them pay for there lies and propaganda.

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  39. LafnH2O says:

    Love that pic of Sarah!!

    Armor of God!! ✔

    Steely eyed determination. ✔
    Walking right onto the lions den.🏅🥇🥇✔
    Kick in @as and takin names!!!🥊🥊
    And hopefully a big bag of 💲💲💲from NYT

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  40. LafnH2O says:

    Morning Memo
    Determination is a Steely-Eyed Dog
    March 21, 2016
    Listen

    Beagle_Determination_Pere-Borrell-del-Caso_1874

    YOUNG ONE: “Master, does success go to the clever one, or to the lucky one?”

    MERLYN: “Success is sometimes discovered by the clever one, and occasionally by the lucky one, but it is most often laid hold of by the determined one.”

    YOUNG ONE: “Will you teach me to be determined?”

    MERLYN: “Determination is dangerous… relentless… remorseless… and inescapable. It returns to its master with treasure between its teeth.”

    YOUNG ONE: “Is Determination a dog? Shall I summon it with a whistle?”

    MERLYN: “The whistle is a four-note tune that comes at a high price.”

    YOUNG ONE: “Teach me the notes. I will pay.”

    MERLYN: “Everyone wants to be a beast, until it’s time to do what real beasts do.”

    YOUNG ONE: “Teach me the notes.”

    MERLYN: “As you wish.”

    This is what the old wizard taught me:

    NOTE ONE: Count the cost.

    MERLYN: “Consider everything that might go wrong. Is your goal worth enough that you would endure all this discomfort and pain? If the answer is yes, then make peace with those possibilities and you will be bulletproof. No matter what happens, you will not panic. You will have already been there in your mind.”

    NOTE TWO: Throw your cap over the wall.

    MERLYN: “A group of boys walk a pathway next to a high stone wall that surrounds the estate of a nobleman. The older boys challenge each other to climb the wall, but none of them can do it. The youngest boy then takes off his cap and tosses it over the wall. Confused, the other boys watch as he quickly climbs the wall. Upon his return, he looks at them and says, ‘I was not going home without that cap.’”

    NOTE THREE: Employ Exponential Little Bits.

    MERLYN: “Ask yourself at every meal, ‘What difference have I made today?’ Do not let your head touch your pillow until you have taken an action that moves you a Little Bit closer to your goal, no matter how tiny that action might be. Exponential Little Bits are relentless activities that compound to make a miracle. When daily progress meets with progress, it doesn’t add, it multiplies.”

    NOTE FOUR: Be an observer, a simple witness to what happens.

    MERLYN: “You are responsible for your actions, not for the outcome. To be effective, you must be objective. Become a tool in the hand of the goal itself. Eliminate your ego. Do not seek recognition. It isn’t about you. It’s about the thing you’re doing. Are you willing to pay this price? Can you whistle the notes that summon the dog?”

    YOUNG ONE: “You said the dog returns to its master with treasure between its teeth.”

    MERLYN: “Yes.”

    YOUNG ONE: “I see blood on that treasure.”

    MERLYN: “Yes.”

    YOUNG ONE: “And the blood is my own.”

    MERLYN: “You are ready to whistle the notes.”

    Roy H. Williams

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  41. GREENMIRROR says:

    I believe many have lost earnings from being named deplorable and irredeemable…class action lawsuit?

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  42. New York Slimes makes Sarah Palin a multimillionaire. That would be wonderful karma.

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  43. This gives us all hope that the MSM can be attacked through the courts. Fake News has to be stopped and these amounts should make them think twice before they go to print.

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  44. Pardon my language, but THIS pisses me off to no end!!!! BPI is notorious for bringing in Mexicans to work in ALL of their slaughter houses. Madison, NE, where my Mom lives, is a shyte-hole now thanks to them.

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  45. That is why I buy my 100% grass fed beef (never buy pork) from a local farmer. Costs more, tastes better, and I eat less, so the cost comes out the same as the cheaper beef. The beef is killed right in the pasture where he grew up, he never suffers trauma and fear, so no bad hormones or adrenaline. The meat is butchered and frozen by a nearby packing house.

    Doesn’t get any better than this! Oh, and my fish is bought right off the boat on the Pacific Ocean about two hours drive away from the store where I buy it.

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