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Watercooler 5/5/16 Open Thread:No Cookie For Donald:Dems Attack Bill Of Rights:AL Quaeda To Attack Forests:Hillary Being Hillary

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Bush The Elder, And Bush The Younger Both Won’t Be Endorsing Trump

President George H.W. Bush and his son President George W. Bush have no plans to endorse Donald Trump, their spokespeople told ABC News.”President Bush does not plan to participate in or comment on the presidential campaign,” the younger Bush’s spokesman, Freddy Ford, said. Jim McGrath, spokesman for the elder Bush, said the 41st president is out of politics This is the first time in the last five election cycles that Bush 41 has not endorsed the GOP nominee.

—ABC NEWS

I always appreciated the level of decorum that both presidents brought to the office. What is even more impressive is how they continued that out of office.


U.S. Virgin Islands Attorney General Targeting 90 Conservative Groups For Climate Change Racketeering

The attorney general of the U.S. Virgin Islands is targeting dozens of conservative and libertarian organizations in a racketeering lawsuit against climate change skeptics that has been widely described as an effort to silence political opponents.

In a subpoena issued in March, the office of USVI attorney general Claude Walker demanded from Exxon Mobil copies of communications between the oil company and 90 different political and policy organizations “and any other organizations engaged in research or advocacy concerning Climate Change or policies.”

The subpoena was part of a national, coordinated legal campaign by state attorneys general and left-wing advocacy groups to use the legal system against companies and organizations that disagree with and advocate against Democratic policies to address global climate change.

—Washington Free Beacon

Just who has a racket going ? Well I guess if you are going to have a career in crime you should go into government first.


Al Quaeda Telling Members To Borrow A Page From Imperial Japan’s War Plans, Set U.S. Forests On Fire

Al Qaeda has called upon its followers to unleash massive forest fires upon the United States this summer.

Published in the latest edition of the notorious terror magazine, ‘Inspire’, are graphic instructions for the creation and ignition of ’ember bombs’

Detailed in the memorably titled, ‘It is of your Freedom to Ignite a Firebomb’, the magazine encourages any would-be terrorist to target Montana, because of the rapid population growth in its wooded areas.


Quick Hits Fun With Hillary Edition:

Hillary explains to a coal miner how her saying she would put a lot of coal miners out of work, “Was taken out of context”

Hillary laughs about defending a pedophile rapist she knew was guilty

And Apparently Clinton handles Democratic Party fundraising the same way the Clinton Foundation does charity work

In the days before Hillary Clinton launched an unprecedented big-money fundraising vehicle with state parties last summer, she vowed “to rebuild our party from the ground up,” proclaiming “when our state parties are strong, we win. That’s what will happen.”

But less than 1 percent of the $61 million raised by that effort has stayed in the state parties’ coffers, according to a POLITICO analysis of the latest Federal Election Commission filings.

—Politico

She is definitely the people’s candidate.


It’s Still Better to Live Here (For Now):

Canada: Steak House Runs Afoul Of Declaration Of Litigator’s Rights Errr Human Rights:

Steakhouse loses $12,000 human rights tribunal ruling after ignoring germaphobe’s requests. In a case that raises questions about how far businesses should be obligated to accommodate customers’ needs, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal has awarded $12,000 to a man with obsessive-compulsive disorder because his neighbourhood restaurant stopped fulfilling his special requests, including that his water be served without a lemon or straw.

—National Post

North Korea: Try Not To Die, Move, Or Fall In Love Until Further Notice:

Weddings and funerals have been banned and Pyongyang is in lockdown as preparations for a once-in-a-generation party congress get underway in North Korea. The ruling Worker’s Party of Korea, headed by the country’s leader, Kim Jong-un, is due to stage the first gathering of its kind for 36 years on Friday. Free movement in and out of the capital has also been forbidden and there has been an increase in inspections and property searches, according to Daily NK, which claims to have sources in the country.

—The Independent UK

Venezuela’s Regime Takes Control Of Time To Save Power:

Venezuelans lost half an hour of sleep on Sunday when their clocks moved forward to save power, as the country grapples with a deep economic crisis. The time change was ordered by President Nicolas Maduro as part of a package of measures to cope with a severe electricity shortage. The government already ordered rolling blackouts and reduced the working week for public sector workers to two days.

—BBC World News


Always Remember The Left Loves To Just Make Things Up

Transgender HOAX!! Video PROVES ‘Humiliating’ Bathroom Event NEVER HAPPENED!!


Science/Tech

Computer Paints “New Rembrandt” After Analyzing Artist’s Work

Michigan Electric Utility Target Of Ransomware Cyber Attack

Australian Brewery Brews Beer From Belly Button Lint


Quiz of the Day: How Much Do You Know About Our Candidates ?

My Score 87% Average Score 67%

Drink up That’s it for the Watercooler today. As always it’s an open thread