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Posted by: thepinetree on 04/04/2024 08:24 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 04/04/2024 08:24 PM
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A Bit of Wisdom from the 1734 Poor Richard's Almanac

Philadelphia, PA...Our Favorite Founding Father is Ben Franklin. He didn't just help found our country during the 1776 era.   For two generations before he helped sell concepts of Freedom, Self-Determination & Inalienable rights. From 1733 to 1758 Poor Richards Almanac helped create the unique American identity in a homey, common sense, aspirational way. A few Bits of Wisdom from 1734...

You cannot pluck roses without fear of thorns, Nor enjoy fair wife without danger of horns.
Would you live with ease, Do what you ought, not what you please.
Take this remark from Richard poor and lame, Whate'er's begun in anger ends in shame.
No man e'er was glorious, who was not laborious.
All things are easy to Industry, All things difficult to Sloth.
Don't think to hunt two hares with one dog.
Better slip with foot than tongue.
Hope of gain, lessens pain.
All things are cheap to the saving, dear to the wasteful.
Would you persuade, speak of Interest, not of Reason.
Happy's the Wooing that's not long a doing.
Jack Little sow'd little, & little he'll reap.
Do good to thy Friend to keep him, to thy enemy to gain him.
An innocent Plowman is more worthy than a vicious Prince.
He that is rich need not live sparingly, and he that can live sparingly need not be rich.
An Egg to day is better than a Hen to-morrow.

Without justice, courage is weak.
Blame-all and Praise-all are two blockheads.
What one relishes, nourishes.
If you ride a Horse, sit close and tight, If you ride a Man, sit easy and light.
Fools multiply folly.
Beauty & Folly are old companions.
Wedlock, as old Men note, hath likened been, Unto a publick Crowd or common Rout; Where those that are without would fain get in, And those that are within would fain get out.
Grief often treads upon the Heels of Pleasure,
Marry’d in Haste, we oft repent at Leisure;
Some by Experience find these Words misplac’d,
Marry’d at Leisure, they repent in Haste.
Where there's Marriage without Love, there will be Love without Marriage.
Be neither silly, nor cunning, but wise.
Neither a Fortress nor a Maidenhead will hold out long after they begin to parly.
Who pleasure gives, Shall joy receive.
A good Man is seldom uneasy, an ill one never easie.
Teach your child to hold his tongue,
he'll learn fast enough to speak.
Don't value a man for the Quality he is of, but for the Qualities he possesses.
As Charms are nonsense, Nonsense is a Charm.
He that cannot obey, cannot command.
If you wou'd be reveng'd of your enemy, govern your self.
A wicked Hero will turn his back to an innocent coward.
Laws like to Cobwebs catch small Flies, Great one break thro' before your eyes.
Drink Water, Put the Money in your Pocket, and leave the Dry-bellyach in the Punchbowl.
When 'tis fair be sure to take your Great coat with you.
He does not possess Wealth, it possesses him.
Necessity has no Law; I know some Attorneys of the name.
Onions can make, ev'n Heirs and Widows weep.
Strange, that he who lives by Shifts, can seldom shift himself.
As sore places meet most rubs, proud folks meet most affronts.
The thrifty maxim of the wary Dutch, is to save all the Money they can touch.
He that waits upon Fortune, is never sure of a Dinner.
A learned blockhead is a greater blockhead than an ignorant one.
Marry your Son when you will, but your Daughter when you can.
Avarice and Happiness never saw each other, how then shou'd they become acquainted.
If you woul'd have Guests merry with your cheer, Be so your self, or so at least appear.
Reader, farewell, all Happiness attend thee May each New Year better and richer find thee.

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A tiny fraction of our "New American Democrats"
Posted on: 2024-04-05 04:58:46   By: Anonymous

An illegal alien stands accused of murdering his wife in front of their children, just two weeks after entering the country.
Authorities have charged that Baltazar Perez-Estrada with five counts of first-degree murder, alleging that he killed Maricela Simon Franco, his 26-year-old wife, Fox News reported. He will remain in custody ahead of his trial and will next appear in court on April 25.

I New York

A Haitian illegal migrant allegedly murdered his two roommates in an apartment complex in the Hudson Valley as he was awaiting a federal deportation hearing.

Kenol Baptiste, 30, is accused of stabbing the two men in and around an apartment complex he was staying at in Middletown, NY on Monday.

Ringleaders’ of illegal immigrant stampede were identified to authorities before release into US: report
The two illegal immigrant instigators of the riot have now been charged with aggravated assault on a police officer, rioting, and criminal mischief.

Four of the illegal immigrant squatters who were arrested in a Bronx home on charges related to firearms, drugs, and child endangerment reportedly skipped their processing appointments with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

According to the New York Post, Yoessy Pino Castillo, Yojairo Martinez, Javier Alborno, and Yerbin Lozado-Munoz, aged 25, were detained by the US Border Patrol in Texas over a year ago. However, they were subsequently released into the country due to overcrowding at processing centers. They failed to appear for their processing appointments.

Johan Cardenas Silva, another individual involved in the squatting incident, was taken into custody in 2022 and had previously been ordered for removal by an immigration judge. However, he was released from his detention center under an order of supervision to report to New York City. Silva failed to attend his Enforcement and Removal Operations appointment upon arriving in New York City.

These truly are future Democrat voters, aren't they?BUT WAIT, THERE'S MORE.

An alleged smuggler has been arrested in Kentucky and charged with bringing minors across the border and producing child pornography, prompting criticism from Republican politicians who blame President Joe Biden for the escalating chaos at the southern border.

Natividad Aguilera Garcia, 37, was arrested after being accused of smuggling three illegal immigrants, including two children, one of whom was involved in the production of pornography. In an attempt to evade authorities, Garcia falsely claimed to be the uncle of the minor and even provided a fake birth certificate to support his claim. After doing so, the Office of Refugee Resettlement handed the child over to him.


Republican members of the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security are demanding answers from Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas after learning that Border Patrol agents are releasing known or suspected terrorists (KSTs) into the country.

The demand comes after Republican members led the charge to impeach Mayorkas in February and after FBI Director Christopher Wray testified before Congress expressing concerns about those illegally entering the U.S. with ties to the terrorist group ISIS.

In fiscal 2023, the greatest number of KSTs, 736, were apprehended at the northern and southern borders, The Center Square reported. This fiscal year, as of March 22, 210 known or suspected terrorists were apprehended attempting to illegally enter the U.S., according to CBP data. The majority are being apprehended at the northern border.

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    Re: A tiny fraction of our "New American Democrats"
    Posted on: 2024-04-05 06:58:22   By: Anonymous
    Hey Anti!! Want to come over and fondle my balls?

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      Re: A tiny fraction of our "New American Democrats"
      Posted on: 2024-04-05 07:33:05   By: Anonymous
      Sniveler I sure do because when I'm done with you you'll be neutered :-)

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        Re: A tiny fraction of our "New American Democrats"
        Posted on: 2024-04-05 08:16:36   By: Anonymous
        ^^Stop it you bitch............^^

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          Re: A tiny fraction of our "New American Democrats"
          Posted on: 2024-04-05 08:28:42   By: Anonymous
          ^^ Go Fuk Yourself, Love Anti

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            Re: A tiny fraction of our "New American Democrats"
            Posted on: 2024-04-05 14:43:10   By: Anonymous

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"DEMOCRACY IS AT STAKE!" cried the Dictator
Posted on: 2024-04-05 08:04:13   By: Anonymous

"I can make the argument that President Biden is the much worse threat to democracy, and the reason for that is President Biden is the first candidate in history, the first president in history that has used the federal agencies to censor political speech, so to censor his opponent,” Kennedy said.

"What those cases show is that 37 hours after he took the oath of office… White House officials were meeting with the social media companies with Youtube, Facebook, Google, Instagram, and Twitter, ordering them to censor President Biden’s political opponents,” Kennedy said to host Chris Cuomo.

"The leverage the White House had, it was saying, if you don’t do that, we’re going to bring a trust case against you and we are going to revoke your section 230 immunity,” he continued.

“It was [an] existential threat and the social media companies and went ahead and censored us,” he added.

"Once you establish that precedent, the next president, whoever he is, even President Trump now has that power at his fingertips, and he now can use that to censor political opponents,” he continued.

And all the Liberal Socialist DA's are using their office to go after Joe's political rivals.

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    Re: "DEMOCRACY IS AT STAKE!" cried the Dictator
    Posted on: 2024-04-05 08:19:06   By: Anonymous
    Trump is nothing but an inflated gas bag of odiforous gasiatitus exhaust.

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      Re: "DEMOCRACY IS AT STAKE!" cried the Dictator
      Posted on: 2024-04-05 08:32:06   By: Anonymous
      ^ Then what the Fuk is Biden a vote buyer.

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We take Decency very very seriously, I said very twice too.
Posted on: 2024-04-05 09:28:19   By: Anonymous

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    No Subject
    Posted on: 2024-04-05 09:43:33   By: Anonymous
    Trumps check bounced. Making America Great For Criminals

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      lil don's Bail Refused
      Posted on: 2024-04-05 10:21:25   By: Anonymous
      The don's bail posted by a con used car salesman was refused.
      The next bail poster must be registered with NY state.
      If he cannot post bail in 2 weeks , NYC will start putting liens on his properties.

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        Re: lil don's Bail Refused
        Posted on: 2024-04-05 14:45:08   By: Anonymous
        ^Absolutely can't wait.^
        He's the next Mike Lindell!!!


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