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by McRocket at Sep 6, 2018
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'Burt Reynolds, the mustachioed megastar who first strutted on screen more than half a century ago, died Thursday, according to his agent Todd Eisner.

He was 82.

The Georgia native, whose easy-going charms and handsome looks drew prominent roles in films such as "Smokey and the Bandit" and "Boogie Nights," suffered a cardiac arrest, Eisner said.
An iconic Hollywood sex symbol in front of the camera, Reynolds also tried his directorial hand behind it, and later earned a reputation for philanthropy after founding the Burt Reynolds Institute for Film & Theatre in his home state of Florida.

His roles over the years ranged and pivoted from Southern heartthrob to tough guy to comedy, notably for his role as Rep. David Dilbeck in the 1996 film "Striptease," which flopped at the box office but earned him widespread praise for his comedic prowess.
But it was John Boorman's 1972 thriller "Deliverance," which cast Reynolds as outdoorsman Lewis Medlock, that is widely credited for launching his early career.'


Burt Reynolds, "Smokey and the Bandit" star, dead at 82 - CNN


Hey, when I go...a heart attack sounds a hell of a lot better then a stroke, cancer and umpteen other illnesses/attacks that can drag on for weeks/months/years.

He - through his movies - will never be forgotten.

I personally loved his laugh and thought he was an underrated actor.

Rest In Peace
by Doc7505 at Sep 6, 2018
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North Korea's Kim sets denuclearization time line, prompting thanks from Trump
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-n...-idUSKCN1LM07M
6 Sep 2018 -- Hyonhee Shin, Susan Heavey
SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has given his first time line for denuclearization, aiming for the end of U.S. President Donald Trump’s first term, Seoul officials said on Thursday, prompting thanks from Trump who said they would “get it done together”. Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will also meet in Pyongyang on Sept. 18-20 for a third summit and discuss “practical measures” toward denuclearization, Moon’s national security adviser, Chung Eui-yong, said a day after meeting Kim. The summit could provide renewed momentum to talks over denuclearization between North Korea and the United States, after Trump... “Looks like Kim is trying to wash away worries that talks could stall or fail, knowing well that Washington is losing patience,” said Koh Yu-hwan, a professor of North Korean Studies at Dongguk University in Seoul.
“Kim also made it clear that he needs some kind of proof Trump has abandoned the U.S.’s hostile policy before moving toward denuclearization. Kim is trying to prove his sincerity.”........ Trump welcomed Kim’s remarks in a trademark Tweet.
“Kim Jong Un of North Korea proclaims ‘unwavering faith in President Trump.’ Thank you to Chairman Kim. We will get it done together!” Trump wrote.

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Good news for America and the world is bad news for Progressive Democrats that have been attempting to bring down this administration. Hmm...…, Is there ANYBODY in the Fifth Columnist Media who can say the same? Honestly? ​
by Missourian at Aug 29, 2018
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A Chinese state-owned company reportedly hacked former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s email server, then inserted code that forwarded them a copy of virtually every email she sent or received after that -- a revelation President Trump is demanding be investigated.

<SNIP>

The code reportedly was discovered in 2015 by the Intelligence Community Inspector General (ICIG), which then warned FBI officials of the intrusion.

A source briefed on the matter confirmed to Fox News the details of the Caller’s reporting, and said that the ICIG was so concerned by the revelation that officials drove over to the FBI to inform agents -- including anti-Trump agent Peter Strzok -- of the development after it was discovered via the emails' metadata.

Chinese company reportedly hacked Clinton's server, got copy of every email in real-time

Another Clinton scandal covered up by the FBI, while they leaked a dossier they knew was fake in order to get a FISA warrant to investigate Trump's campaign.

Fake news vs real threat. Imagine what the Chinese would have known about a President Hillary. Talk about blackmail with a capital "B".

The Justice Department is so corrupt..I'm not sure it can be salvaged.
by evenflow1969 at Aug 28, 2018
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Missori passes a law that sais you can only call animal flesh meat and peopl are fighting this! Why would any body be against knowing the truth about what they eat?
by McRocket at Aug 24, 2018
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'The family of longtime Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz, said Friday that he has chosen to discontinue medical treatment for brain cancer.

"Last summer, Senator John McCain shared with Americans the news our family already knew: he had been diagnosed with an aggressive glioblastoma, and the prognosis was serious. In the year since, John has surpassed expectations for his survival. But the progress of disease and the inexorable advance of age render their verdict. With his usual strength of will, he has now chosen to discontinue medical treatment. Our family is immensely grateful for the support and kindness of all his caregivers over the last year, and for the continuing outpouring of concern and affection from John's many friends and associates, and the many thousands of people who are keeping him in their prayers. God bless and thank you all," the family said in a statement.'

Sen. John McCain, who is fighting brain cancer, discontinues medical treatment, family says


In other words - he will be dead soon.

Very sad.

I realize he has led a long and amazing life already. But I always wish people would die of 'natural causes' rather then due to an illness/condition.

May his last days be as pleasant as can be hoped.