Thursday, August 25, 2016

The LuLac Edition #3284, August 25th, 2016


Donald Trump and Congressman Tom Marino have called for a Special Prosecutor regarding The Clinton Foundation. Trump even went so far to say that Clinton was the most corrupt person in politics because of her foundation. Uh, proof there big fella? Should the Clintons have divested themselves of it when she was Secretary of State? Sure. But PROVE somewhere that there was a quid pro quo. Here’s what James Carville had to say:


Well if you are black in America Donald Trump is NOT your friend. Through the years Trump has been sued for discrimination against black renters in one of his buildings. Trump has not called out his supporters for obvious race baiting at rallies. He tweeted this, “Sadly, because president Obama has done such a poor job as president, you won't see another black president for generations!”
Then there was this: His stance on Muslims is also problematic because 17% of Muslims are black. So by his logic, Ali the boxer was an enemy of the state?
Yeah, trust him! Even Ben Carson who endorsed him said that Trump would be hard pressed to make inroads into the black vote.
Believe me, Democrats are not taking the black vote for granted. Just look at the difference between the conventions.


Sometimes when you try to be authentic, you can’t. The day before Mike Pence visited a barbershop in Norristown, the advance man came in and asked the barber to come in on his day off. But from the evidence on this video, don't you think they should have prepared the barber for what was to take place? I wonder how many black barbers Pence visited in Indiana. Here’s how the Trump advance team made out.

Former Congressman Pete McCloskey. (
Then Congressman Pete McCloskey made a run for President against Richard Nixon in 1972. He ran on an anti-war platform for the Republican nomination for President in 1972 but was defeated by incumbent President Richard Nixon.. In April 2007, McCloskey switched his affiliation to the Democratic Party. He is a decorated United States Marine Corps veteran of combat during the Korean War, being awarded the Navy Cross, the Silver Star, and two awards of the Purple Heart.
He published a book called Truth and Untruth: Political Deceit in America in 1972. One of McCloskey's enduring legacies is his co-authorship of the 1973 Endangered Species Act.
McCloskey made this statement in an e mail this week regarding the GOP stance on the environment and one Mr. Donald Trump. 
My family has been active Republicans in California since 1860 and the election of Abraham Lincoln. I was privileged to serve in Congress for 15 years, as a Republican, between 1967 and 1983, co-chairing the first Earth Day in 1970 with Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson, co-authoring the Endangered Species Act and other landmark environmental legislation, and I was the first to suggest Richard Nixon should be impeached. In those years, Republicans favored balanced budgets, women's rights, limiting presidential war power, civil rights, tax reform, and protection of the environment.
No more.
The 2016 Republican platform calls for transferring federal lands, including several national parks and national forests, to the states, and for denying women the right to choose. It also ignores our obligation to address global warming. And it moves to limit the voting rights of minorities and opposes campaign finance reform.
And then there's Donald Trump.
But defeating Trump is not enough. If Republicans are allowed to continue to control the Senate, the next president will be hobbled, as President Obama has been. Only if the Senate has a Democratic majority will the next president be able to appoint reasonable Supreme Court justices, protect women's rights, and preserve the environmental progress that has been made over the past 45 years.
We have the opportunity to elect Democrats in several too-close-to-call races, including Maggie Hassan in New Hampshire, Russ Feingold in Wisconsin, Tammy Duckworth in Illinois, Ted Strickland in Ohio, Catherine Cortez Masto in Nevada, and Katie McGinty in Pennsylvania. Each of these Democrats can win. (Source: wikipedia, McCloskey mailings)

Congressman Lou Barletta. (Photo: LuLac archives)
Congressman Lou Barletta warned that numerous Pennsylvania residents have contacted his office to report a telephone scam in which the caller impersonates a representative of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The caller identifies himself as an IRS agent and threatens legal action if the recipient of the call does not pay a specified amount in alleged taxes and penalties. Barletta strongly advised citizens to refuse to provide any personally identifying information over the phone and to report such calls to the U.S. Department of Treasury.
“We have seen these IRS phone scams in the past, and apparently they are back again. The sad fact is that these criminals would not be continuing this tactic if they were not successful in tricking some people into giving them money,” Barletta said. “The most important thing to remember is that the IRS would never demand payment over the phone. If you receive one of these calls, you should make a note of the number, immediately hang up, and report the call right away.”
The callers may already know certain pieces of information about their intended victims, which are used to give the scam more credibility. It is important to note that there are certain things that the IRS would never do. The IRS would not:
•Call to demand immediate payment, or call about taxes owed without first having sent a bill through the U.S. mail.
•Demand tax payment without providing an opportunity to question or appeal the amount they say is owed.
•Require a specific payment method for taxes owed, such as a prepaid debit card.
•Ask for credit or debit card numbers over the phone.
•Threaten to bring in local police or other law-enforcement groups to enforce non-payment.
Residents who receive a call they believe to be part of this scam should:
•Refuse to provide any information to the caller.
•Hang up immediately.
•Contact the Treasury Inspector General for Taxpayer Administration to report the call online by using their “IRS Impersonation Scam Reporting” web page, or by calling (800) 366-4484.
•Report it to the Federal Trade Commission. Use the “FTC Complaint Assistant” on Please add “IRS Telephone Scam” in the notes.




This week's guest will be Marylee Schirg from the Cooperative Farmers' Market in Scranton. Listen Sunday morning at 6 on 94.3 The Talker; 6:30 on NEPA Sports Radio-The Game 1400/1440 and 106.7 fm; and at 7:30 on 105 The River.


ECTV Live hosts Rusty Fender, David DeCosmo, and Director Mark Migilore welcome Chris Dimatto to the program during the week of August 29th. to out plans for this years La Festa Italiana in Scranton.
ECTV Live is seen on Comcast channel 19 (61 insome areas) and is presented each day at approximately Noon, 6pm, and Midnight throughout the week.
This weeks program featuring Tom Leary, President of Luzerne County Community College can be seen through this Sunday or viewed on David DeCosmo's Youtube site.


This Week on Sunday Magazine
Magic 93's Frankie in the Morning speaks with Karen Thomas from Penn State about the Prosper 5K, coming up on Saturday, September 10th.
Brian Hughes speaks with Dr. Howard Purcell about the importance of eye exams, especially for children heaing back to school.
Frankie speaks with Deb Petersen from the Scranton Cultural Center about their "100 for 100" benefit raffle.
And an encore of Brian's interview with Dr. Theresa Cerulli about getting kids with ADHD prepared for a new school year.
Sunday Magazine, Sunday morning at 5am on NASH-FM, 93.7, 5:30am on 97BHT, 6am on 97.9X and Sports Radio 590, WARM & 6:25am on Magic 93


Tune in to Sue Henry's "Special Edition" this week as Sue recaps the week's news. . The show will run Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m. on WILK, and on KRZ, Froggy and Max 102 early Sunday morning.


Want to hear some great parodies on the news? Tune in to WILK Radio at 6:40 and 8:40 AM on Mondays. As Ralph Cramden used to say, “It’s a laugh riot!”


Tune in Wednesdays on WILK Radio for Karel on the Street. Hear some of the funniest and heartwarming comments on the issues of the day on Webster and Nancy with Karel Zubris.


The Doo-Wop Sock Hop can be heard every Sunday night from 6P to 9P on “105 The River (104.9 FM) Host is the incomparable Bobby V.


Our 1971 logo.

President Richard Nixon announces that the United States will no longer convert dollars to gold at a fixed value effectively ending the Bretton Woods system. He also imposes a 90-day freeze on wages, prices and rents.....Australia and New Zealand decide to withdraw their troops from Vietnam……British troops are engaged in a firefight with the IRA in Derry….. A right-wing coup ignites a rebellion in Bolivia. Miners and students join troops to support president Juan José Torres, but eventually Hugo Banzer takes over......The USS Manatee (AO-58) spills 1,000 US gallons (3,800 L) of fuel oil on President Nixon's Western White House beach in San Clemente, California…..Senator Richard Schweiker tours Tobyhanna Army Depot… Scranton the Peters administration announces that WSCR News Director Ed Hughes would be consulting in the administration and forty five years ago the number one song in LuLac land was “Ain't No Sunshine” by Bill Withers.

Another song making the rounds was this version of Jackie DeShannon’s “What the World Needs Now”/ “Abraham, Martin & John” Tom Clay.


At 7:40 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

"But PROVE somewhere that there was a quid pro quo."
Disgraced Judge Mark Civarella was never convicted, let alone charged, with a qud pro quo, but it never stopped papers, talk show hosts and bloggers to use the label kids for cash.
Proof is irrelevant, truth is irrelevant, in the news, talk radio, blosphere as well as politics, it is the insinuation that counts.

At 7:11 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

7:40 PM ... You hit the nail right on the head. Proof and Truth are both irrelevant. Both Hillary and Donald are guilty of both. What a sad state we are in.

At 11:31 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

So then the judge ought to be set free by that logic. Forgetting that a trial by jury was given to him and he was found guilty of many counts but that doesn't matter.

At 9:32 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey 11:31AM,(edit) You are such a goddam dickhead. What I discussing was the phrase "kids for cash," which implies a quid pro quo, which was the topic that Yonki brought up. (edited) All I said was the press, talk radio hosts, and bloggers have used the implication of a quid pro quo as fact, when there is not a factual basis for the phrase. Please put two cellphones in each pocket and hopefully the electromagnetic radiation will sterilize you.

At 4:02 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Well somebody doesn't like getting challenged. Name is Jared by the way.

See the problem I had with your comment was this, the implication that since you stated there was no quid pro quo that it excused him of everything else. There is very simple fix to that, qualify your statement. Doesn't have to be long. Could say simply "this doesn't excuse the crimes he was convicted of." See that I fixed it for you. That's all it would take, but your childish response shows you only want to be loud and obnoxious and ignorant.


(see that I've put my name to this, your move)

At 2:42 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh Jared, did you have your subway today?
Trust me, if you think what showed up was bad, you should have read the original.
Go fuck yourself!

At 4:39 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

how clever you are! Did you come up with that one all by yourself or was that your auto response from Master Control. And if that's the best you got well the only way it gets worse here is you further prove how much of an intellectual midget you are. Plus I'm not ashamed of putting my name to something I write, doesn't seem the same can be said of yourself. I look forward to you proving just how much of a gutless wonder you are



Post a Comment

<< Home