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22

National Parks: Favorite Memories


91 Responses to “National Parks: Favorite Memories”


  1. 1 Dudette
    April 27, 2022 at 7:18 pm

    Hi Everyone! Thanks Nerdy! 😘❤️

  2. 2 Dudette
    April 27, 2022 at 7:19 pm

    Glad to hear MVP is feeling well!

  3. 5 jer44
    April 27, 2022 at 8:17 pm

  4. 7 jer44
    April 27, 2022 at 8:26 pm

  5. 8 pkayden
    April 27, 2022 at 9:59 pm

  6. 9 amk for obama
    April 27, 2022 at 10:37 pm

    you should have chosen different carpet. don’t balme the cat.

  7. 10 Dudette
    April 27, 2022 at 11:50 pm

    ✨🪐🌘✨

  8. 12 amk for obama
    April 27, 2022 at 11:59 pm

  9. 13 amk for obama
    April 28, 2022 at 12:00 am

  10. 14 amk for obama
    April 28, 2022 at 12:01 am

    #gutlessgarland is why

  11. 15 amk for obama
    April 28, 2022 at 12:02 am

  12. 16 jacquelineoboomer
    April 28, 2022 at 12:03 am

  13. 17 Dudette
    April 28, 2022 at 8:24 am

    Good Morning Family! Here’s a good message to carry with you today and everyday!

  14. 20 Dudette
    April 28, 2022 at 9:35 am

    I loved this!

  15. 21 jer44
    April 28, 2022 at 11:23 am

    LIVE NOW:

  16. April 28, 2022 at 11:33 am

    Biden Has Already Done More for Rural America Than Trump Ever Did

    “In under two years in office, President Biden has done more for places like Guthrie County and other parts of rural America than Mr. Trump ever did. The rural economy is stronger, wages are higher and infrastructure projects are popping up all over.

    Mr. Biden and his fellow Democrats are responsible for many of the improvements and for bringing back a sense of stability. For the midterms, they should run on these successes — the American Rescue Plan, the infrastructure bill. And they should run on why they have worked: Democrats should run on Democratic values.”

    (https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/26/opinion/biden-trump-democrats-rural-america.html)

    • April 28, 2022 at 11:49 am

      “Capitalsm isn’t working here”.

      Saw interview…Montana Senator Tester and Lawrence O’Donnell. He describes pressing for bipartisan legislation to help farmers and consumers.
      Emphasizes we must ttalk more about what the Biden Administration has accomplished through Congress,
      including the serious investments in rural America in the American Rescue Plan. “
      Joe said here is money for start ups.”
      Stresses the importance of continuing to make deals and pass bills.
      “Rural America is drying up…mass exodus of the land”.

  17. April 28, 2022 at 12:05 pm

    Commentary:
    Why Brittney Griner was in Russia, and what it says about women’s sports in the U.S.

    By Lindsay Kagawa Colas

    “I woke up to the phone ringing just after 5 a.m. in Portland. My colleague was calling from the East Coast.
    “Lindz, it’s BG. She’s been taken into custody at the airport. She has her phone and can text.” Brittney Griner, who had spent several WNBA offseasons starring for UMMC Ekaterinburg, an elite Russian basketball club team, had been traveling back to Ekaterinburg from the U.S., connecting in Moscow when she was detained. She was now in the custody of Russian officials at the airport and, for the next several hours, I tracked her location on my phone and continued texting her, trying to stay with her as long as I could.”

    Read on! (https://www.latimes.com/sports/story/2022-04-26/brittney-griner-russia-pay-gap)

  18. 26 Dudette
    April 28, 2022 at 12:44 pm

    Nike made a cool Serena Shrine!

  19. 27 Dudette
    April 28, 2022 at 12:50 pm

    Astronaut Victor Glover at NMAAHC

  20. 28 Dudette
    April 28, 2022 at 12:50 pm

    🕯

  21. April 28, 2022 at 1:00 pm

    Elon Musk Isn’t Buying Twitter to Defend Free Speech
    Business moguls tend to be big on protecting speech, right until it hurts their bottom line.

    By Adam Serwer

    (excerpt)
    “For those who are not terminally online, a little explanation is in order.
    Compared to the big social media giants, Twitter is a relatively small but influential social network because it is used by many people who are relatively important to political discourse. Although the moderation policies of a private company don’t implicate traditional questions of free speech—that is, state restriction of speech—Twitter’s policies have played a prominent role in arguments about “free speech” online, that is, how platforms decide
    what they want to host.

    When people talk about free speech in this more colloquial context,
    what they mean is that certain entities may be so powerful that their coercive potential mimics or approaches that of the state. The problem is that when private actors are involved, there’s no clear line between one person’s free speech and another’s: A private platform can also decide not to host you if it wants, and that is also an exercise of speech. Right-wing demands for a political purge of Twitter employees indicate just how sincerely conservatives take this secondary understanding as a matter of principle rather than rhetoric.

    The fight over Twitter’s future is not really about free speech, but the political agenda the platform
    may end up serving. As Americans are more and more reliant on a shrinking number of wealthy individuals and companies for services, conservatives believe having a sympathetic billionaire acquire Twitter means one less large or influential corporation the Republican Party needs to strongarm into serving its purposes. Whatever Musk ends up doing, this possibility is what the right is actually celebrating. “Free speech” is a disingenuous attempt to frame what is ultimately a political conflict over Twitter’s usage as a neutral question about civil liberties,
    but the outcome conservatives are hoping for is one in which conservative speech on the platform is favored
    and liberal speech disfavored.

    (https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2022/04/elon-musk-twitter-free-speech/629694/)

    • April 28, 2022 at 1:07 pm

      —from Serwer discussion with Hayes…it’s about social media platforms using power to serve GOP,
      whose only problem is if the corporate power isn’t being used to further THEIR ends = as long as the corporation is doing what they want when they say to do it, no problem in their view.
      ‘GOP mafia bosses will come after you if you don’t do as we say’.

  22. April 28, 2022 at 1:08 pm

    (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xsuXf9aL1Jw)

    ‘All this boils down to is power’: Sen. Warren on Elon Musk’s Twitter buyout

    “Senator Elizabeth Warren joins Ari Melber to discuss the regulation of big tech
    after billionaire Elon Musk bought out Twitter. Warren opens up about what Congress can do to better regulate big tech, what Musk’s purchase of Twitter means for democracy, and the need for more competition in the sector. Warren also shares her thoughts on the GOP backing Musk’s buyout of the social media platform.”
    .

  23. April 28, 2022 at 1:13 pm

    Been thinkin’ about student loans:

    imo,
    A trumpQ pro-Putin, pro-fascist president could sign
    a National Emergency Act by Executive Order
    giving them the enhanced power
    to freeze American assets.

    Therefore,
    a trumpQ president could garnish the bank accounts of young people with outstanding student loans.

    Is why we must get on and cancel all student loans.

  24. April 28, 2022 at 2:35 pm

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers a tribute to former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.

  25. April 28, 2022 at 2:39 pm

    (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o4bmfGy9XYU)

    Exploring Space with NASA Astronaut Victor Glover (Live from the Smithsonian)

    “NASA astronaut Victor Glover served as the pilot on NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission and spent six months on the International Space Station, where he worked on scientific investigations, technology demonstrations, and completed four spacewalks. He’ll speak live from the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture about preparing to be an astronaut, his recent mission, and the future of space travel including Artemis missions to the Moon.”

  26. April 28, 2022 at 3:04 pm

    Michigan Republican resigns from GOP committee citing ‘delusional lies’

    Craig Mauger

    “Lansing — Tony Daunt, a longtime Michigan Republican insider, resigned Tuesday night from the GOP’s state committee, saying party leaders had made the coming election a test of “who is most cravenly loyal” to former President Donald Trump.”

    (https://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/politics/2022/04/26/michigan-republican-resigns-gop-post-citing-delusional-lies/9547809002/)

  27. April 28, 2022 at 7:34 pm

  28. 42 pkayden
    April 28, 2022 at 7:44 pm

  29. 43 amk for obama
    April 28, 2022 at 9:09 pm

    UN SecGen goes to Moscow, begs the war criminal to stop the open genocide and arrives at Kiev only to be greeted by the war criminal thug’s missiles. Both UN and UNSC have become toothless paper tigers. Pathetic.

  30. 44 amk for obama
    April 28, 2022 at 9:11 pm

  31. 45 amk for obama
    April 28, 2022 at 9:13 pm

    I sure hope so. the ‘judge’ seemed to be a magat himself to me.

  32. 46 amk for obama
    April 28, 2022 at 9:16 pm

  33. 47 amk for obama
    April 28, 2022 at 9:20 pm

    yup. nyt – voice of the uncouth and the uneducated.

  34. April 28, 2022 at 9:27 pm

    Deposition transcript reveals Trump fear of flying fruit

    Rachel Maddow shares a bizarre transcript from a deposition taken from Donald Trump in a civil case in which protesters are suing him for rough treatment at the hands of security outside of Trump Tower, in which a lawyer explores Trump’s unusual preoccupation with the possibility of being injured or killed by a thrown piece of fruit.

    (https://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/deposition-transcript-reveals-trump-fear-of-flying-fruit-138799173942)

    —-Was saving this for tomorrow…but gots ta put it up !!

  35. 50 amk for obama
    April 28, 2022 at 9:56 pm

  36. 51 pkayden
    April 28, 2022 at 11:32 pm

    So let me get this straight: conservatives love free speech for Elon Musk, but hate free speech for Colin Kaepernick?— Robert Reich (@RBReich) April 28, 2022

    https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

  37. 52 amk for obama
    April 28, 2022 at 11:53 pm

  38. 55 amk for obama
    April 29, 2022 at 12:16 am

    What a pos.

  39. 56 jer44
    April 29, 2022 at 9:54 am

  40. 57 jer44
    April 29, 2022 at 10:21 am

    LIVE SOON: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi holds weekly news briefing

  41. 58 jer44
    April 29, 2022 at 10:38 am

    LIVE NOW: Dr. Anthony Fauci discusses ‘new phase for the coronavirus pandemic’

  42. 59 amk for obama
    April 29, 2022 at 10:39 am

  43. April 29, 2022 at 11:01 am

    FACT SHEET: U.S. Agencies Are Advancing the Human Rights of LGBTQI+ Persons Around the World
    APRIL 28, 2022

    “We’re… making equality the centerpiece of our diplomacy around the world. We believe LGBTQ+ rights are human rights. In February, I signed a presidential memorandum establishing that it’s the policy of the United States to pursue an end to violence and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.”

    – President Joe Biden

    Today, the U.S. Government released a first of its kind progress report on implementation of President Biden’s Memorandum on Advancing the Human Rights of LGBTQI+ Persons Around the World. The progress demonstrates the U.S. commitment to promoting and protecting the human rights of LGBTQI+ people around the world through our diplomacy and foreign assistance.

    Federal agencies are:

    (https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2022/04/28/fact-sheet-u-s-agencies-are-advancing-the-human-rights-of-lgbtqi-persons-around-the-world/

  44. April 29, 2022 at 11:02 am

    Speaker Pelosi Remarks at African American Mayors Association Annual Conference

    APRIL 28, 2022

    (https://www.speaker.gov/newsroom/42822-2)

  45. 64 amk for obama
    April 29, 2022 at 11:02 am

    You vote for shit, you get shitsandwich.

  46. April 29, 2022 at 11:04 am

    (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SI7538wxDhk)

    Maddow: Republican War On Journalism Part Of A Tactic Worth Recognizing

    Rachel Maddow looks at how attacks on the media and journalists are a familiar tactic of leaders
    who want to avoid accountability.

  47. 69 amk for obama
    April 29, 2022 at 11:08 am

    War criminal has bitten of more than he can chew.

  48. April 29, 2022 at 11:19 am

    “Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin”
    By Timothy Snyder

    New version out this week with afterword about the world today.

  49. 72 Dudette
    April 29, 2022 at 11:28 am

    Wooooot! MVP to give the commencement address at the Coast Guard Academy!

  50. 74 Dudette
    April 29, 2022 at 11:34 am

    Our Team!

  51. April 29, 2022 at 11:46 am

    Stacey Abrams, first guest in the “The New Face of Georgia” series

    A new initiative has brought together three major news outlets in Atlanta.
    The New Face of Georgia is a new series from The Ethnic Media Collaborative.
    Candidate Stacey Abrams was the first special guest in the series.

    (https://en.mundohispanico.com/stacey-abrams-first-guest-in-the-new-face-of-georgia-series/)

  52. April 29, 2022 at 11:47 am

    House passes bill to study new Asian Pacific American museum

    “The bill approved unanimously by the House would establish a new commission
    to consider the feasibility of a new National Museum of Asian Pacific American History and Culture.
    The measure now heads to the Senate.”

    (https://gasiantimes.com/2022/04/27/house-passes-bill-to-study-new-asian-pacific-american-museum/)

  53. April 29, 2022 at 11:49 am

    Georgia’s largest ethnic media collaborate in pioneering journalism move
    Atlanta Voice, Georgia Asian Times, and Mundo Hispanico collaborate in pioneering journalism coverage of ethnic communities in metro Atlanta and Georgia

    We are setting a new standard for journalism in Georgia.
    “This project has been in the works for a long time and through many hiccups. I’m glad that we are able to come together for the inaugural interview with Stacey Abrams,” said Li Wong, CEO & Publisher of the Georgia Asian Times, largest independent media covering the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community in metro Atlanta and Georgia.

    “Our newspaper has been serving the Black and African American communities in Georgia for over 50 years.
    We are proud to work together with other ethnic media groups to share our stories and news to better inform our people,” said Janis Ware, President and Publisher of Atlanta Voice, the largest independent media covering the African American community in Georgia.

    The collaborative effort is named Ethnic Media Collaboration and the project plans to host several more in-depth conversations on issues that affects the ethnic and communities of color in metro Atlanta and Georgia.”

    (https://gasiantimes.com/2022/04/26/georgias-largest-ethnic-media-collaborates-in-pioneering-journalism-move/)

  54. 78 amk for obama
    April 29, 2022 at 11:50 am

    Me either

  55. April 29, 2022 at 12:15 pm

    ① A great deal of commentary about Elon Musk taking over Twitter has an eerie panglossian quality to It, reminiscent of earlier complacency about obvious dangers like the Iraq war, Fox News, Donald Trump,
    and COVID-19

    ② The danger becomes more obvious when you understand how right-wing propaganda operates
    and how giddy its purveyors are about the Musk news

    ③ And when you start thinking like the kind of greedy, unethical authoritarians who’ve run roughshod through American and global politics these last few years, it’s easy to imagine some real nightmare scenarios
    coming to pass

    (Brian Beutler, Crooked)

  56. 80 Dudette
    April 29, 2022 at 12:21 pm

    Today in Music History: Read/listen to this thread!

  57. April 29, 2022 at 12:26 pm

    Native America Calling: The powwow trail returns

    The powwow trail returns.
    After two dark years, the Gathering of Nations returns as an in-person event.

    “That follows the successful completion of Denver March Powwow last month, and the Crow Fair last July.
    The events and the many others that are planned are a force of optimism even as coronavirus cases continue to climb in certain places.
    Native America Calling will celebrate the celebrations and calculate the lingering risks as people head back to the powwow trail.”

    (https://www.indianz.com/News/2022/04/26/native-america-calling-the-powwow-trail-returns/)

  58. 82 jacquelineoboomer
    April 29, 2022 at 12:33 pm

  59. 84 jacquelineoboomer
    April 29, 2022 at 12:38 pm

    So funny!

  60. April 29, 2022 at 12:41 pm

    peace, peace, peace to Ukraine, democracy, sovereign nation.
    peace to our world.

    Stardate: Friday April 29, 2022

    leaving
    all that’s left,
    the orphaned children

  61. 86 Dudette
    April 29, 2022 at 1:35 pm

    A message from Mrs. O.

  62. April 29, 2022 at 1:46 pm

  63. 88 Dudette
    April 29, 2022 at 2:07 pm

    Damn, Boris!

  64. 89 whenpamelawandered
    April 29, 2022 at 2:21 pm

    An EarthDay manifesto of hope and determination, please do share, all over the world! 🌎🌍🌏

    https://freemovieswatch.tv/watch-movie/watch-the-biggest-little-farm-the-return-free-online-79513.8274916

    Big big hugs all around!!

    💙🕊💛🙏🏼💙🕊💛

  65. 90 Dudette
    April 29, 2022 at 4:16 pm

    President Joe is so good with kids.


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