It’s Very Bad: The Worst of Tucker Carlson [VIDEO]

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Tucker Carlson: white supremacist mass shooter copycat and Jeopardy winner. Here’s the absolute worst of Tucker Carlson. #DailyShow #TuckerCarlson

0:00 - Who Is Tucker Carlson?
7:53 - Jeopardy Winner
9:05 - White Supremacist Mass Shooter Copycat
9:58 - How You’d Imagine Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson Might Laugh
10:20 - Desi’s Voter Fraud-Obsessed Cousins
13:35 - Tucker vs. Tucker: Protest Edition
14:26 - Sudden Vacations

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Dave In Austin  Jul 18, 2021 • 10:20:31am

Has anyone been watching this.
Fucking diabolical!

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retired cynic  Jul 18, 2021 • 10:27:09am

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Barefoot Grin  Jul 18, 2021 • 10:27:31am

This is long but fascinating takedown of the Claremont Institute since it has doubled down as a major purveyor of white supremacism wrapped in myths about the Founding Fathers’ purity of ideals.

Here’s a paragraph that references floor-pooper Chuck Johnson:

“First off, the Claremont Institute has knowingly provided cover to, and made common cause with, an alleged white supremacist named Darren J. Beattie. Beattie has a Ph.D. in political philosophy from Duke University. He was a speechwriter in the Trump White House but was fired in August 2018 for having spoken at a conference in 2016 alongside white supremacists. This caused a stir at the Claremont Institute, since, according to reporting at the time, Beattie appealed to the organization’s listserv for help (Beattie had spent a few weeks at one of Claremont’s summer fellowship programs; the listserv was eventually shut down by Ryan Williams, Claremont’s president, when another controversial Claremont fellowship alumnus, Charles Johnson, weighed in with offensive remarks). The American Mind nevertheless published an article by Beattie in January 2019. More recently, Beattie founded the website Revolver.News, which, as we have seen, influenced Anton. Launched in May 2020, Revolver.News appears to have been key in spreading conspiratorial child-abuse allegations against Hunter Biden. In June, Beattie took credit on behalf of Revolver.News for “breaking” a story about the Deep State’s involvement in January 6….”

thebulwark.com

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DodgerFan1988  Jul 18, 2021 • 10:28:07am
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teleskiguy  Jul 18, 2021 • 10:30:11am

re: #1 Dave In Austin

Pretty soon Natalie will find out about Moe keeping Shamu in the backroom of his bar!

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Hecuba's daughter  Jul 18, 2021 • 10:38:17am

re: #1 Dave In Austin

Has anyone been watching this.
Fucking diabolical!

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It’s funny — but also dangerous. There are people out there who take him seriously and will use his words to justify their belief that the election was stolen. The late Mike Royko realized over 30 years ago that you have to be careful with satire because too many are way too gullible. I know that I’ve occasionally taken words meant in jest seriously — a friend has accused me of having no sense of humor.

ETA: I do have to say that the Intercept seems to have improved significantly with the departure of Greenwald.

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 18, 2021 • 10:45:53am
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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 18, 2021 • 10:48:24am
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teleskiguy  Jul 18, 2021 • 10:48:50am

re: #1 Dave In Austin

This thread is h-i-l-a-r-i-o-u-s.

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PhillyPretzel  Jul 18, 2021 • 10:49:36am

re: #7 Backwoods_Sleuth

The few replies I saw say that people do not believe him.

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 18, 2021 • 10:51:23am

re: #10 PhillyPretzel

The few replies I saw say that people do not believe him.

the ratio, lolololol

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The Pie Overlord!  Jul 18, 2021 • 10:52:56am

The best part of this “The Worst of Tucker Carlson” was the way Trevor Noah pronounces “Fox”

Listen once and you can’t “unhear”

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ckkatz  Jul 18, 2021 • 10:55:20am

re: #1 Dave In Austin

The term ‘Sarchasm’ comes to mind.

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 18, 2021 • 10:55:20am
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jaunte  Jul 18, 2021 • 10:55:55am

re: #12 The Pie Overlord!

I also like the all-caps, demanding typography Carlson uses in one of his segments:
“ANSWER ME THIS” with THIS further emphasized in red. Excellent self-parody.

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jaunte  Jul 18, 2021 • 10:57:27am

Another three word slogan for the Fox viewer.

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(((Archangel1)))  Jul 18, 2021 • 10:59:44am

Good grief. Basically saying that violence could be visited on millions of Jews worldwide for the actions of a country that they might not have even visited, let alone belong to.
HRW has long been biased against Israel, but this coming from a senior director is a new low…

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:03:02am
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Charles Johnson  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:03:32am
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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:04:56am
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Patricia Kayden  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:06:03am

re: #4 DodgerFan1988

Why in a liberal city like Los Angeles and in a liberal state like California are police so out of control? I understand this happening in red states but don’t understand why even blue states are so dang pro-police. It’s baffling.

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ckkatz  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:08:36am

re: #14 Backwoods_Sleuth

And West Virginia, maybe?

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:09:10am

re: #22 ckkatz

And West Virginia, maybe?

Mothman…

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Dopamine Fish  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:09:31am

re: #21 Patricia Kayden

Why in a liberal city like Los Angeles and in a liberal state like California are police so out of control? I understand this happening in red states but don’t understand why even blue states are so dang pro-police. It’s baffling.

Because police are increasingly recruited from the ranks of former military, and are portrayed as a paramilitary organization. In addition, police are still revered as heroes by people who have their heads in the sand and are thinking of olden times, when police were friendly and neighborhood.

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A Mom Anon  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:10:27am

My kid, I swear…grumble, mutter….

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Patricia Kayden  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:10:36am
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Dave In Austin  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:11:46am
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ckkatz  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:14:01am

re: #25 A Mom Anon

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I Would Prefer Not To  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:17:34am

The story in private.

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Hecuba's daughter  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:20:32am

re: #24 Dopamine Fish

Because police are increasingly recruited from the ranks of former military, and are portrayed as a paramilitary organization. In addition, police are still revered as heroes by people who have their heads in the sand and are thinking of olden times, when police were friendly and neighborhood.

Let’s not forget that Trump received more votes in California than any other state. The state may be blue, but it’s very large and has a large brainwashed and/or fascist contingent.

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:20:33am

Thomas Massie’s home county (which has returned to red status)

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A Mom Anon  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:21:08am

re: #28 ckkatz

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danarchy  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:23:48am

re: #18 Backwoods_Sleuth

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Been seeing a lot of Megyn Kelley lately. She just signed a contract with SiriusXM and I am sure it is all intentional to get back in the national consciousness before the show starts in september.

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Hecuba's daughter  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:24:20am

re: #31 Backwoods_Sleuth

Thomas Massie’s home county (which has returned to red status)

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Whenever the term “red” appears, my first reaction it has become more GOP, rather than coronavirus hotspot. Of course, given how the two are linked, it may not be totally incorrect.

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:24:58am
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A Cranky One  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:32:08am

re: #32 A Mom Anon

re: #32 A Mom Anon

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Hecuba's daughter  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:36:27am

re: #35 Backwoods_Sleuth

Do have to say that, unlike Trump, after his experience with Covid, Boris became a true believer and treated the disease seriously. Maybe I’m being inaccurate here — Trump may have always been a true believer (given his conversation with Woodward) but he had no interest in communicating that fact to his base. He was more concerned about the economic “health” of the country than the actual physical health of its residents, not caring that the economic well-being was intimately tied to our physical well-being.

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ckkatz  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:36:41am

re: #32 A Mom Anon

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sagehen  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:37:17am

re: #21 Patricia Kayden

Why in a liberal city like Los Angeles and in a liberal state like California are police so out of control? I understand this happening in red states but don’t understand why even blue states are so dang pro-police. It’s baffling.

Los Angeles hasn’t always been a liberal city (google Sam Yorty and Daryl Gates), and California hasn’t always been a liberal state (Ronald Reagan, Richard Nixon).

The contracts that give police unlimited power to hide complaints, that give the union full authority to sabotage any investigations, have been in place a long time, and turning them over would take supermajorities.

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Teukka  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:38:17am

Did this get posted yet?

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:39:20am
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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:41:47am

snerk

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Jay C  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:45:09am

re: #29 I Would Prefer Not To

Yep, that’s a Poynter, all right: your grandad took some liberties with the composition, but that mosaic is taken right from old Ed’s 1890 piece.
Which currently resides at the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney: and is notably larger than the mosaic: the canvas is something like 8 x 12 feet.

If you don’t want to sell or donate it, there really aren’t many options for artworks (especially heavy ones) outside of “keep or store”; if it’s a matter of having a keepsake from your grandfather, then I’d suggest “keep”: though finding an inobtrusive place to display a piece like that may be a problem…

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JOE 🥓  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:52:12am

re: #41 Backwoods_Sleuth

Amazing…Trump wanted him killed and he doubled down on the asskissing!!!!!

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A hollow voice says NOW drain that swamp!  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:53:18am

re: #21 Patricia Kayden

Why in a liberal city like Los Angeles and in a liberal state like California are police so out of control? I understand this happening in red states but don’t understand why even blue states are so dang pro-police. It’s baffling.

The LAPD have been notorious for decades. Remember Rodney King? Or Mark Fuhrman?

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teleskiguy  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:55:38am

Awful lot of talk about pornography downstairs.

SFW

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A Three Hour Tour  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:57:56am

re: #46 teleskiguy

Awful lot of talk about pornography downstairs.

SFW

[Hidden content]

It was very late and the children were asleep.

/

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Barefoot Grin  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:01:31pm

re: #45 A hollow voice says NOW drain that swamp!

The LAPD have been notorious for decades. Remember Rodney King? Or Mark Fuhrman?

Rampart?

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JOE 🥓  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:04:15pm

re: #7 Backwoods_Sleuth

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The Pie Overlord!  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:06:33pm

This is for Michele:

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darthstar  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:06:43pm

re: #14 Backwoods_Sleuth

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Dangerman  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:10:05pm

re: #41 Backwoods_Sleuth

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His boss tried to get someone else to kill him and pretended like he had no idea

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A Mom Anon  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:12:43pm

re: #36 A Cranky One

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:12:58pm
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ckkatz  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:13:07pm

Apropos of Nothing, this re-emerged on my timeline just now:

20 Years | The Civil Wars | OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO

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KingKenrod  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:16:28pm

Bwah-ha-ha!!

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Belafon  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:16:42pm

re: #54 Backwoods_Sleuth

It gets even better, though I wouldn’t be surprised if 1) lawsuits, 2) Manchin forces a rollcall vote:

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Dangerman  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:18:53pm
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Dangerman  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:22:20pm
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ckkatz  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:22:44pm

re: #29 I Would Prefer Not To

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ckkatz  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:25:50pm

re: #59 Dangerman

I suspect that this was what DeSantis was expecting and hoping for.

He got the performative drama to excite his base and the talking head/pundits, but then got freed from economic and health consequences. And, of course, the taxpayers get stuck with the bill.

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Dangerman  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:34:47pm

If you decided you’re antivax from the internet ..YouTube, Facebook etc…
Then if you catch it you shouldn’t have to got to a hospital
Just check those same websites for how to treat yourself

I Mean if you didn’t listen to your doctor before why would you trust a doctor now?

A new CBS News/YouGov poll of those Americans who are not vaccinated finds 74% of them would not get vaccinated even if their doctor recommended it, while another 16% said their doctor already has suggested it.

Just 10% would get vaccinated if their doctor recommended it.

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Dangerman  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:35:23pm

Another suggested solution: just put the vax into Mountain Dew

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Michele1  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:36:01pm

re: #50 The Pie Overlord!

This is for Michele:

Thank you. Things like this don’t make the news. They are there to help when help is needed.

Edited to add.

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Dangerman  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:36:04pm

re: #57 Belafon

It gets even better, though I wouldn’t be surprised if 1) lawsuits, 2) Manchin forces a rollcall vote:

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Imagine Lindsey. a senator all this time and doesn’t know the rules…

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Dangerman  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:37:45pm

re: #64 Michele: Out of the closet, Into the fire

Thank you. Things like this don’t make the news. They are there to help when help is needed.

[Embedded content]

Alpacas, my friend.
(I will never forget that). ;-)

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A Mom Anon  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:43:47pm

re: #64 Michele: Out of the closet, Into the fire

That is awesome. Sad that it’s needed, but seriously bad ass and awesome.

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Michele1  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:44:06pm

re: #66 Dangerman

Alpacas, my friend.
(I will never forget that). ;-)

LoL. So I see. Though I think I can live with it. :-)

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Eclectic Cyborg  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:44:37pm

re: #67 A Mom Anon

That is awesome. Sad that it’s needed, but seriously bad ass and awesome.

This x 1000.

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sagehen  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:48:03pm

re: #66 Dangerman

Alpacas, my friend.
(I will never forget that). ;-)

Can someone please describe the difference between alpacas and llamas?

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Eclectic Cyborg  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:48:30pm

Update on my nephew and his stepdad who had Covid: Nephew (16) has recovered and is doing well. His stepdad (38) is slowly on the mend and getting a bit better each day but still has a ways to go.

Not sure if they’ll get vaccinated after this.

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John Hughes  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:49:14pm

re: #24 Dopamine Fish

The LAPD have always been a paramilitary organization.

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A Mom Anon  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:50:51pm

In other news….Facebook has decided I am a butch lesbian and is referring me to butch lesbian only Facebook groups. Which is fine, but I am not a lesbian and can’t join the groups because they all specifically say lesbians only.

I don’t do makeup and half of my clothes are men’s or large boy sizes. Does that make me butch then? Women’s clothes lack pockets, and are also more expensive than male equivalents, like sweat pants for example. Or even basic sneakers, there is a price point difference of 25 percent sometimes. And how the hell did Facebook even come to this conclusion? There are few pics of me online, for a few reasons, so I don’t get it. The internet is weird.

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retired cynic  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:52:30pm

re: #73 A Mom Anon

I wear men’s clothes, too, because they are cheaper and cut looser. Wear crocs year round. No makeup. Good thing I don’t post photos of myself on Facebook!

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:52:58pm
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retired cynic  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:56:02pm

re: #75 Backwoods_Sleuth

Would LOVE to see that!

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Michele1  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:57:38pm

re: #70 sagehen

Can someone please describe the difference between alpacas and llamas?

6 Differences Between Llamas and Alpacas

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 18, 2021 • 12:58:11pm
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dat_said  Jul 18, 2021 • 1:00:56pm

re: #46 teleskiguy

Awful lot of talk about pornography downstairs.

SFW

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Did that talk involve Brandi Love being booted from Turning Point USA’s Student Action Summit after being invited in as a VIP?

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steve_davis  Jul 18, 2021 • 1:05:08pm

re: #14 Backwoods_Sleuth

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How does that thing exist in a world with 18% oxygen?

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teleskiguy  Jul 18, 2021 • 1:10:40pm

re: #79 dat_said

Did that talk involve Brandi Love being booted from Turning Point USA’s Student Action Summit after being invited in as a VIP?

That subject was broached, yes. Among others. Some Lizards know a lot about porn.

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Dave In Austin  Jul 18, 2021 • 1:14:15pm
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So Cal Greek Hippie  Jul 18, 2021 • 1:21:23pm

Catching up on thread:
LAPD: they had officers posted in Blythe, on the Colorado River 100 years ago
Porn: in 1991 I was holding my 1 year old daughter in line at a now defunct steakhouse in Oxnard, and in walks Marilynn Chambers and film crew. She was super charmed by my adorable kid and I let her hold her for a second, and she was super happy and kind afterwards in the 3 minutes of small talk
On Alpaca: I bought a Peru made Alpaca tie in 1986 at UNICEF gift shop in Tucson
Still wear it, occasionally in meetings when I want that genius from West vibe
On Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Greene in LA: even the conservative tv station treated them like sideshow freaks. Gotta up your game or you get replaced by some chump climbing an illuminated tower.

2010 USMC Museum
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Belafon  Jul 18, 2021 • 1:21:33pm

re: #82 Dave In Austin

Sad
The 80s are over
You’re still not going to be president.

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Eclectic Cyborg  Jul 18, 2021 • 1:26:09pm

re: #81 teleskiguy

That subject was broached, yes. Among others. Some Lizards know a lot about porn.

We’re practically polymaths around here.

/

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The Pie Overlord!  Jul 18, 2021 • 1:28:00pm

Sinema getting ratio’ed to the moon & back

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plansbandc  Jul 18, 2021 • 1:39:59pm

re: #73 A Mom Anon

This is exactly how I’ve dressed for the majority of my life. I do wear women’s jeans now after years of wearing men’s jeans just because they are more comfortable. But everything else is dude wear.

Wear what is comfortable to you.

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PhillyPretzel  Jul 18, 2021 • 1:42:49pm

re: #73 A Mom Anon

re: #87 plansbandc

These are the jeans I like to wear.
llbean.com

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Dave In Austin  Jul 18, 2021 • 1:46:23pm
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A hollow voice says NOW drain that swamp!  Jul 18, 2021 • 1:48:08pm

re: #89 Dave In Austin

Kate 🤍🇺🇸
@ImSpeaking13
Matt Gaetz is definitely banging that goblin Marjorie Taylor Greene.

She’s much too old for him.

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Eclectic Cyborg  Jul 18, 2021 • 1:50:54pm

re: #90 A hollow voice says NOW drain that swamp!

She’s much too old for him.

She does have a couple of daughters though.

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Dave In Austin  Jul 18, 2021 • 1:55:44pm

re: #90 A hollow voice says NOW drain that swamp!

re: #91 Eclectic Cyborg

Just remember.

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Dread Pirate Ron  Jul 18, 2021 • 1:58:36pm

One week ago:

Today:

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 18, 2021 • 2:08:53pm
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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 18, 2021 • 2:10:10pm
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Patricia Kayden  Jul 18, 2021 • 2:11:54pm

re: #86 The Pie Overlord!

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 18, 2021 • 2:12:41pm
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plansbandc  Jul 18, 2021 • 2:13:47pm

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mmmirele  Jul 18, 2021 • 2:13:49pm

re: #75 Backwoods_Sleuth

You know, if I was inclined to go to the UK, that would be one place I’d love to visit. So much material culture (artifacts) to look at!

Here are some of the items recovered:

museumcrush.org

The most of one item recovered were nit combs. Some of them still had nits in them!

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Dopamine Fish  Jul 18, 2021 • 2:14:13pm
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JOE 🥓  Jul 18, 2021 • 2:19:54pm

re: #92 Dave In Austin

Just remember.

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So when is MTG gonna run off with Mr. Sock In A Jockstrap?

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 18, 2021 • 2:19:57pm

re: #98 plansbandc

…nobody wants to work for sub-minimum wages plus tips in restaurants anymore.

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 18, 2021 • 2:21:44pm

re: #100 Dopamine Fish

so the only way to maintain Law and Order is to look askance when police officers are Lawless and Disorderly?

Right; in the Middle Ages, soldiers had the right of pillage and rapine.

All in the name of King and Country.

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 18, 2021 • 2:24:21pm
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Patricia Kayden  Jul 18, 2021 • 2:24:56pm

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Dread Pirate Ron  Jul 18, 2021 • 2:24:58pm
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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 18, 2021 • 2:25:28pm

re: #102 Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))

…nobody wants to work for sub-minimum wages plus tips in restaurants anymore.

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Eclectic Cyborg  Jul 18, 2021 • 2:25:32pm

re: #102 Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))

…nobody wants to work for sub-minimum wages plus tips in restaurants anymore.

Shit, some cooks don’t even GET tips.

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 18, 2021 • 2:26:46pm

Isn’t it funny how people just love them some Free Market until the the forces of supply and demand drive wages up?

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Eclectic Cyborg  Jul 18, 2021 • 2:27:20pm

I’ve noticed longer waits for seating and food at a lot of places around here but:

1) I know why that is
And
2) I have worked in the service industry

So I try to be respectful and understanding.

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 18, 2021 • 2:29:08pm
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Patricia Kayden  Jul 18, 2021 • 2:38:51pm
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A Three Hour Tour  Jul 18, 2021 • 2:43:54pm

re: #79 dat_said

Did that talk involve Brandi Love being booted from Turning Point USA’s Student Action Summit after being invited in as a VIP?

That was what started it off, but, you know, thread drift.
Because internet.

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Jack Burton, Gunner on Death Star of David  Jul 18, 2021 • 2:46:39pm

re: #64 Michele: Out of the closet, Into the fire

Thank you. Things like this don’t make the news. They are there to help when help is needed.

[Embedded content]

Not that this should be a shock, but I’ve noticed something. Every time a trans-person posts something, or someone posts something trans-related or trans-positive on Twitter, it is immediately besieged by an army of British left-wingers (who seem to be completely reasonable on all other political fronts) commenting the most vile shit I’ve ever seen. Like there is a group that scans everything on twitter an puts out an alarm the second a trans-person posts something.

It *really* is TERF-Island.

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plansbandc  Jul 18, 2021 • 2:51:04pm

re: #114 Jack Burton, Gunner on Death Star of David

It’s vile. TERFs are disgusting.

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A Mom Anon  Jul 18, 2021 • 2:51:59pm

re: #114 Jack Burton, Gunner on Death Star of David

I have trouble understanding why anyone is at all threatened by someone’s gender or sexual preferences. I don’t care what genitalia you have or who you love. What matters is who you are, if you have integrity and if you have a kind heart. That should be the only thing that matters but humans are stupid and seem to need someone else to hate on.

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Jack Burton, Gunner on Death Star of David  Jul 18, 2021 • 2:53:24pm

re: #115 plansbandc

It’s vile. TERFs are disgusting.

They will have bios on their profiles about how wonderfully progressive they are, and they support this, that, and the other thing, they all hate the Tories and anti-vaxxers and COVIDiots…

Then their entire timeline is retweeting TERF and transphobes. Like… literally… every… post.

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Michele1  Jul 18, 2021 • 2:55:42pm

re: #114 Jack Burton, Gunner on Death Star of David

Ayep. My Trans-Twitter feed is full of tweets by women trying to raise money to get over to the main land Europe. The current Torry gov has also so handicapped the NHS, that it is taking close to 7 years to even get seen for a HRT consult, forcing many to crowd fund to seek health care from a private medical service.

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Dopamine Fish  Jul 18, 2021 • 2:55:43pm

re: #116 A Mom Anon

I have trouble understanding why anyone is at all threatened by someone’s gender or sexual preferences. I don’t care what genitalia you have or who you love. What matters is who you are, if you have integrity and if you have a kind heart. That should be the only thing that matters but humans are stupid and seem to need someone else to hate on.

Most of the people I know feel threatened/disgusted by the idea that one of “those people” might find them attractive, and say so. First of all, most people aren’t bold enough to go up to someone all like, “You’re really hot and I want to do sexual things to you,” and secondly, I’d actually find that quite complimentary. I may not be attracted to them or have a desire to have sex with them, but if any of the homosexual or bisexual men I know told me they were attracted to me, I’d be flattered.

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Dangerman  Jul 18, 2021 • 2:58:26pm

re: #109 Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))

Isn’t it funny how people just love them some Free Market until the the forces of supply and demand drive wages up? inconvenience them

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JOE 🥓  Jul 18, 2021 • 2:59:03pm

First, Caitlyn suspends her recall campaign to go on Big Brother and now…

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Jack Burton, Gunner on Death Star of David  Jul 18, 2021 • 2:59:59pm

re: #121 JOE 🥓

Because of course he is.

I thought he died like 12 years ago.

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Dangerman  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:02:13pm

re: #119 Dopamine Fish

Most of the people I know feel threatened/disgusted by the idea that one of “those people” might find them attractive, and say so. First of all, most people aren’t bold enough to go up to someone all like, “You’re really hot and I want to do sexual things to you,” and secondly, I’d actually find that quite complimentary. I may not be attracted to them or have a desire to have sex with them, but if any of the homosexual or bisexual men I know told me they were attracted to me, I’d be flattered.

men are afraid if they say “no” or not interested, it’ll be ignored. // (1/2 but not really)

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Mattand  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:02:58pm

re: #102 Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))

…nobody wants to work for sub-minimum wages plus tips in restaurants anymore.

It’s not the restaurant industry, but I’m fucking sick of hearing my brother-in-law bitch about how he can’t fill positions at his place because “they” are just staying home and collecting federal COVID payments.

He works for a national delivery service. It’s not that people don’t want to work; it’s that people don’t want to work in his shitty, barely-above-minimum wage warehouse job in 100° heat when they get can finally get a better job elsewhere.

Every time I bring this up, I get the old “You don’t know what you’re talking because you’ve never managed a business” treatment. Next time that happens it’s going to be “Fuck you, I actually take the time to read up on current events and actually do know what I’m talking about”, regardless of how many of my nieces and/or nephews are present in the room.

Christ, he hates his job and he’s making six figures. The fact that he’s shocked that no one wants to kill themselves in a fucking warehouse for shitty pay is unreal.

He was talking to a friend of his and this guy was bemoaning the fact that Walmart can’t fill overnight, third shift shelving jobs, like somehow people were turning down free money. No fucking clue.

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:03:00pm
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JOE 🥓  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:03:53pm

re: #122 Jack Burton, Gunner on Death Star of David

Because of course he is.

I thought he died like 12 years ago.

Larry Elder has been brain dead for years.

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Dangerman  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:06:22pm

re: #70 sagehen

Can someone please describe the difference between alpacas and llamas?

michele sez:

A much more loving critter than those nasty llamas. :-)

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Eric The Fruit Bat  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:06:48pm

re: #121 JOE 🥓

Larry Elder among those who failed to qualify, but he is disputing it.

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PhillyPretzel  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:08:14pm

::: watching Pride and Prejudice (1995) :::
whyy.org is the website and click on the Live TV button if you want to watch it too.

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Dangerman  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:08:51pm

re: #124 Mattand

Every time I bring this up, I get the old “You don’t know what you’re talking about because you’ve never managed a business” treatment

I’d try:
well if you can’t fill your open positions maybe you don’t either

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JOE 🥓  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:10:25pm

From the You Didn’t Expect To Hear This Department…

At least he didn’t do the Chuck C and let it hit the floor…

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:11:05pm

She was brought in by Australia’s Channel 7 for their version of “Celebrity Big Brother.”

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Dangerman  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:13:10pm
A new congressional bill seeks to create a board to help rename more than 1,000 towns, lakes, streams, creeks and mountain peaks across the U.S. still named with racist slurs,” Axios reports.

al green - TX and Elizabeth warren

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Eclectic Cyborg  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:14:08pm

TIL Don King is still alive. I thought he’d passed in like 2012 or something.

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Mattand  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:14:59pm

re: #116 A Mom Anon

I have trouble understanding why anyone is at all threatened by someone’s gender or sexual preferences. I don’t care what genitalia you have or who you love. What matters is who you are, if you have integrity and if you have a kind heart. That should be the only thing that matters but humans are stupid and seem to need someone else to hate on.

I don’t, unfortunately, thanks mostly to my cousins and other family members. They are instantly unsettled the moment something doesn’t fit their status quo worldview, be it gender (anything non-cis heterosexual), race (anything non-white), or religion (anything non-Christian generally, and non-Catholic specifically).

At least in my experience, white Christian people have a stupefyingly crippling inability to be self-critical on issues like those above. And any tiny, bubble wrapped suggestion to that effect usually results in condescension and eye-rolling at best, and punch throwing at worst.

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Dangerman  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:16:00pm

re: #98 plansbandc

re: #107 Backwoods_Sleuth

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:18:13pm
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Mattand  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:18:40pm

re: #130 Dangerman

I’d try:
well if you can’t fill your open positions maybe you don’t either

We’re getting there. I’m trying to avoid making a scene at family get togethers, mostly because it’s not a good look for me if my nieces and nephew see me calling out their dad on his bullshit, regardless of whether my point is valid or not.

There’s a general theme at these functions where someone says something easily disprovable or racist, and I’m the one that gets yelled at for pushing back.

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JOE 🥓  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:21:05pm
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plansbandc  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:21:50pm

re: #133 Dangerman

Oñate park here has officially changed it’s name. I’m pleased.

(Oñate committed vile war crimes including cutting off Native Americans’ feet.)

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:22:04pm

re: #116 A Mom Anon

I have trouble understanding why anyone is at all threatened by someone’s gender or sexual preferences. I don’t care what genitalia you have or who you love. What matters is who you are, if you have integrity and if you have a kind heart. That should be the only thing that matters but humans are stupid and seem to need someone else to hate on.

Conservatism and religion both are “zero-sum” games. If someone else’s rights are made equal to yours, yours have been diminished.

The scare over same-sex relations is almost entirely driven by Christians who captured the Republican Party.

Since Christians who align with the Democratic Party generally don’t care, it shows that Christianity is not a moral guide for romantic relations.

You can see it in debates between Christians on YouTube. Folks like Paul and Morgan (a folksy-style apologetics channel actually funded by Libertarians), versus progressive “God is Grey” (condemned by many Christians because she is a single mother).

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JOE 🥓  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:22:07pm

And in today’s episode of Pulpit Pimp Theater!

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:24:50pm

re: #115 plansbandc

It’s vile. TERFs are disgusting.

TERF’s are also astro-TERFs from conservative organisations like the Heritage Foundation (which funds British TERF organisations).

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The Pie Overlord!  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:27:15pm

Jon McNaughton’s latest ein fartwork:

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:27:45pm
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A Mom Anon  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:31:28pm

re: #145 Backwoods_Sleuth

Yes ladies this is what your husband is up to when he’s “going fishing” with his friends….is it wrong I want the alligator to be annoyed enough to grab a finger or something?

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:33:04pm

re: #146 A Mom Anon

Yes ladies this is what your husband is up to when he’s “going fishing” with his friends….is it wrong I want the alligator to be annoyed enough to grab a finger or something?

I personally found the video’s ending to be quite unsatisfactory…

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plansbandc  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:37:56pm
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Shiplord Kirel: Fan of USPS, Goodyear, and Oreo  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:37:58pm

re: #140 plansbandc

Oñate park here has officially changed it’s name. I’m pleased.

(Oñate committed vile war crimes including cutting off Native Americans’ feet.)

Oñate was so cruel that the Spanish government took note and banished him for it. Too cruel for a ca. 1600 conquistador? The mind recoils trying to imagine just what it would take. It’s kind of like Tom Lubbock being thrown out of the Texas Rangers for brutality in the 1850s.

Oñate apologists (there are some these days) can do no better than claim that he only had the victims’ toes, rather whole feet, amputated. This is on the grounds that lopping off a whole foot would have made them useless as slaves (they had also been sentenced to “personal servitude.”)

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:38:01pm

Thank you, Aldus Manutius.

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JOE 🥓  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:39:45pm

LMAO—The latest from Jerkoff Jon McNutton

Is that Michael Jackson on the left staring at Orange Foolius?

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:41:00pm

re: #151 JOE 🥓

LMAO—The latest from Jerkoff Jon McNutton

Is that Michael Jackson on the left staring at Orange Foolius?

Looks like Candace

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JOE 🥓  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:41:49pm

re: #152 Backwoods_Sleuth

Looks like Candace

Candy 0 in…Men’s Clothing?????

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retired cynic  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:42:25pm

re: #152 Backwoods_Sleuth

Looks like Candace

Agree, it’s Candace. Biden on the ground holding a mask. yergh.

Who is the jerk with the fife? The Pillow Guy?

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JOE 🥓  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:43:00pm
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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:44:16pm

re: #154 retired cynic

Agree, it’s Candace. Biden on the ground holding a mask. yergh.

Who is the jerk with the fife? The Pillow Guy?

yes, I think it’s the pillow guy

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Shiplord Kirel: Fan of USPS, Goodyear, and Oreo  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:46:13pm

re: #154 retired cynic

Agree, it’s Candace. Biden on the ground holding a mask. yergh.

Who is the jerk with the fife? The Pillow Guy?

Several commenters think it’s Dinesh D’Felon.

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:46:30pm
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A Three Hour Tour  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:46:32pm

re: #156 Backwoods_Sleuth

yes, I think it’s the pillow guy

MyPillow Guy wears Floyd the Barber glasses?

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danarchy  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:46:41pm

re: #156 Backwoods_Sleuth

yes, I think it’s the pillow guy

It is supposed to be Dinesh

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teleskiguy  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:47:38pm

Where Dookie Goes - Key & Peele

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A Three Hour Tour  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:49:01pm

re: #160 danarchy

It is supposed to be Dinesh

Makes sense, but it is a terrible likeness.

ETA: It still looks like Floyd the Barber.
ETA again: You just know if TAGS was set in current times, Floyd would be passing vaccine misinformation and MAGA memes.

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Hecuba's daughter  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:49:37pm

re: #87 plansbandc

re: #73 A Mom Anon

I wear women’s jeans about 90% of the time — and they all have pockets, as are the other pants that I purchase. Although when younger, I sometimes bought pants that were “stylish”, I abandoned that approach years ago. My sister has also found a few (very few) dresses and occasionally even flyaway cardigans that are so adorned.

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Jay C  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:51:26pm

re: #121 JOE 🥓

First, Caitlyn suspends her recall campaign to go on Big Brother and now…

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ONLY” 41 candidates on the CA recall ballot??

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:51:29pm

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Spectators cheered Saturday as a stone statue of a Confederate general was hoisted by a crane and removed from a pedestal where it stood for 99 years in front of a city hall in south Louisiana.

The Advertiser posted video of the work that happened a day after United Daughters of the Confederacy signed a settlement agreeing to move the statue of Gen. Alfred Mouton or let the city do so. A trial had been scheduled for July 26.

“The Confederacy has surrendered,” attorney Jerome Moroux told The Advocate. Moroux represented the city and 16 city residents who wanted the statue gone.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:51:42pm

re: #65 Dangerman

Imagine Lindsey. a senator all this time and doesn’t know the rules…

He knows, he’s a lawyer. He’s lying. He knows Republican voters don’t know, and respond to emotional outrage.

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plansbandc  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:52:31pm

re: #163 Hecuba’s daughter

I won’t wear anything without pockets. And whoever decided to put those fake pockets and half pockets in women’s clothing needs to be in the same wing in hell as the guy who invented those mini grocery carts for children.

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The Pie Overlord!  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:52:45pm

LOL. I can remember when they had a “smoking section” on airplanes.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:56:10pm

re: #67 A Mom Anon

That is awesome. Sad that it’s needed, but seriously bad ass and awesome.

Tenacious Unicorn Ranch tends to bring up a different image in my mind, due to the Romance novel/swinger meaning of the term.

(I know who the people are at that ranch and like what they do, but long-trained brain cells will still fire what they learned … .)

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The Pie Overlord!  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:56:10pm

re: #167 plansbandc

I won’t wear anything without pockets. And whoever decided to put those fake pockets and half pockets in women’s clothing needs to be in the same wing in hell as the guy who invented those mini grocery carts for children.

I stopped using a purse several years ago. I have a “man’s” wallet in one pocket, car fob & phone in the other pocket and I’m good to go!

FREEDOM!!

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JOE 🥓  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:57:13pm

Tangsnorter tells his marks to avoid the vaccine…

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jaunte  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:58:07pm

re: #171 JOE 🥓

Like a dog. In a manger.

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Barefoot Grin  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:59:27pm

Just saw “Summer of Soul” in the local small cinema. Fantastic! Highly recommended for both restoring an important historical time that had been erased, but also just for the incredible vibe. It’s really an amazing achievement for all involved.

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A Mom Anon  Jul 18, 2021 • 3:59:35pm

re: #163 Hecuba’s daughter

The women’s jeans I have found that fit have pockets but they are so shallow that if I’m lucky are maybe three inches deep. I do sew, so I have taken a couple of pairs and made the pockets deeper by adding extra fabric. And try finding denim any more without spandex added , it’s annoying and wears out faster than 100 percent cotton denim.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:00:42pm

re: #73 A Mom Anon

In other news….Facebook has decided I am a butch lesbian and is referring me to butch lesbian only Facebook groups. Which is fine, but I am not a lesbian and can’t join the groups because they all specifically say lesbians only.

I don’t do makeup and half of my clothes are men’s or large boy sizes. Does that make me butch then? Women’s clothes lack pockets, and are also more expensive than male equivalents, like sweat pants for example. Or even basic sneakers, there is a price point difference of 25 percent sometimes. And how the hell did Facebook even come to this conclusion? There are few pics of me online, for a few reasons, so I don’t get it. The internet is weird.

Any friend or family member on Facebook could have shared a photograph or description of you to their friends without you knowing it, and Facebook will pick that up.

Anyone who has signed up with Facebook has agreed to be promiscuous with every bit of data Facebook can scrape from any place (including non-Facebook sources). Post on Disqus commenting sections for newspapers or blogs? Facebook has that information. Listed in the telephone book? Facebook has that information.

Even after you delete Facebook, they retain your data to sell to other companies. You do not have the right to be forgotten by libertarians.

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JOE 🥓  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:00:52pm
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plansbandc  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:03:08pm

re: #176 JOE 🥓

He enjoys watching his cult members die.

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Dopamine Fish  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:05:15pm

re: #177 plansbandc

He enjoys watching his cult members die.

No, he just wants to be right. He wants people to listen to him and believe him. He’s an idiot who’s convinced that COVID isn’t a big deal - after all, he had it and survived easily, right? - and the best way for him to be vindicated is to convince as many people as possible to listen to him and do what he says.

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Teukka  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:06:03pm

re: #171 JOE 🥓

Tangsnorter tells his marks to avoid the vaccine…

And by {$insert good derogatory nick for Charlie Kirk here} earlier…

I don’t see this ending in any other way than with a massive spike in infected, hospitalized and dead…

What does it take in the US for people to become criminally liable for seriously bad advise that gets people permanently disabled or even dead?

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plansbandc  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:06:45pm

re: #178 Dopamine Fish

And doesn’t care who gets hurt or dies because of it. But I still think he gets a little chuckle over the rubes dying.

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Hecuba's daughter  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:08:07pm

re: #136 Dangerman

That certainly depends on the state, age, and experience of the teacher. Starting teachers may make less — but once you have experience, the pay may be significantly higher.

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wrenchwench  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:09:28pm

re: #170 The Pie Overlord!

I stopped using a purse several years ago. I have a “man’s” wallet in one pocket, car fob & phone in the other pocket and I’m good to go!

FREEDOM!!

My flip phone is on my belt. My wallet is in one pocket. Another has a tiny notebook and a serviceable calendar for my work schedule. Keys right front. Just-in-case mask left front.

Men’s pants with 2% Spandex. Keeps the knees comfortable while cycling, even if it rains. These pants have a special ‘comfort panel’ where the 8-layer seam-set would be, in the crotch. Just like bicycle pants! (Only it’s a smaller panel.) Spandex makes pockets more secure.

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Dave In Austin  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:12:44pm
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Hecuba's daughter  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:14:46pm

re: #150 Backwoods_Sleuth

Thank you, Aldus Manutius.

If you are reading it in English, it’s been edited.

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A Cranky One  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:15:18pm

re: #183 Dave In Austin

And those athletes would never figure out the mattress pad could be moved to the floor.

Brilliant!

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Dave In Austin  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:18:16pm
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JOE 🥓  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:19:45pm
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JOE 🥓  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:21:06pm

And remember folks, the new date for Trump to be reinstated in September 17th—Constitution Day…

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:23:37pm
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PhillyPretzel  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:23:53pm

re: #188 JOE 🥓

That is if he survives September 16th, Yom Kippur.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:30:42pm
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Dave In Austin  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:37:55pm

I’d get thrown off Twitter if I posted this crap.

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wrenchwench  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:41:43pm
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Patricia Kayden  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:44:05pm
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PhillyPretzel  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:44:10pm

re: #193 wrenchwench

Beautiful.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:44:15pm

Katie Hopkins being deported means they needed another conservative racist for Celebrity Big Brother.

Caitlyn Jenner Reportedly Pauses Her Governor Campaign to Film Celebrity Big Brother in Australia (Vanity Fair)

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Patricia Kayden  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:45:49pm

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Dread Pirate Ron  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:46:08pm
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Patricia Kayden  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:46:46pm

re: #196 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

Pauses or ends? Who would take a candidate seriously who would pause their campaign to go on a trashy reality show in a foreign country? Ridiculousness.

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Yeah Sure WhatEVs  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:46:56pm

re: #194 Patricia Kayden

Agreed. 1000%.

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JOE 🥓  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:48:27pm

re: #199 Patricia Kayden

Pauses or ends? Who would take a candidate seriously who would pause their campaign to go in a trashy reality show in a foreign country? Ridiculousness.

Brainwashed MAGATS.

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Jack Burton, Gunner on Death Star of David  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:50:26pm

re: #199 Patricia Kayden

Pauses or ends? Who would take a candidate seriously who would pause their campaign to go on a trashy reality show in a foreign country? Ridiculousness.

None of these people are serious. These are all stunt campaigns.

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Patricia Kayden  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:53:35pm

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JOE 🥓  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:54:19pm

CNN interview with right-wing LA County sheriff gets weird after he doesn’t appear to understand COVID data

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva is very very confused

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jeffreyw  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:55:38pm
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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 18, 2021 • 4:56:36pm
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Eclectic Cyborg  Jul 18, 2021 • 5:06:03pm

re: #198 Dread Pirate Ron

I’m no civil engineer and I’m almost positive this has already or is already being looked at but if we can use huge fucking pipelines to send oil all around the country, could we possibly use similar pipelines to transport freshwater?

My area has had record rainfall this year, It’d be neat if there was a way to export some of that water to places that need it if the technology existed.

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Dopamine Fish  Jul 18, 2021 • 5:08:53pm

re: #207 Eclectic Cyborg

I’m no civil engineer and I’m almost positive this has already or is already being looked at but if we can use huge fucking pipelines to send oil all around the country, could we possibly use similar pipelines to transport freshwater?

My area has had record rainfall this year, It’d be neat if there was a way to export some of that water to places that need it if the technology existed.

For agricultural or industrial purposes, sure - I’m sure there are logistical difficulties with the choice of material; iron or steel pipes would rust quickly and become a maintenance nightmare, and PVC has its own problems. However, I don’t think it’s feasible to transport clean drinking-quality water over such long distances via pipeline.

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Barefoot Grin  Jul 18, 2021 • 5:09:00pm

re: #181 Hecuba’s daughter

That certainly depends on the state, age, and experience of the teacher. Starting teachers may make less — but once you have experience, the pay may be significantly higher.

I started out in 1990 making about $24K/year as a full-time high school teacher in Indiana. Of course, I was young, single, and I could rent a two-bedroom apt. with garage space in Lafayette for $300/month.

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Dread Pirate Ron  Jul 18, 2021 • 5:09:58pm
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Eclectic Cyborg  Jul 18, 2021 • 5:10:23pm

re: #208 Dopamine Fish

For agricultural or industrial purposes, sure - I’m sure there are logistical difficulties with the choice of material; iron or steel pipes would rust quickly and become a maintenance nightmare, and PVC has its own problems. However, I don’t think it’s feasible to transport clean drinking-quality water over such long distances via pipeline.

Well agricultural and industrial uses are the biggest drain on supplies anyway so even if it was non-drinking water it still might have an impact.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 18, 2021 • 5:12:11pm

re: #176 JOE 🥓

If enough wingnuts refuse the vaccine here in the Panhandle, perhaps we can flip the district in the next election, and take their stuff. /s

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Shiplord Kirel: Fan of USPS, Goodyear, and Oreo  Jul 18, 2021 • 5:12:11pm
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retired cynic  Jul 18, 2021 • 5:12:55pm

A friend took this last weekend at a horse show. He said the cats wore no leashes, and were quite happy zipping about. I know my cats, and they would commit suicide first thing.

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JOE 🥓  Jul 18, 2021 • 5:14:13pm
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danarchy  Jul 18, 2021 • 5:16:18pm

re: #192 Dave In Austin

I’d get thrown off Twitter if I posted this crap.

What exactly would you be kicked off twitter for? Everything she said is true. Aside from the sinister implication, I could write the exact same words and mean it.

re: #207 Eclectic Cyborg

I’m no civil engineer and I’m almost positive this has already or is already being looked at but if we can use huge fucking pipelines to send oil all around the country, could we possibly use similar pipelines to transport freshwater?

My area has had record rainfall this year, It’d be neat if there was a way to export some of that water to places that need it if the technology existed.

Yes it is being looked at. A national water grid or massive desalination plants are the two main options being considered

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Hecuba's daughter  Jul 18, 2021 • 5:24:37pm

re: #211 Eclectic Cyborg

Well agricultural and industrial uses are the biggest drain on supplies anyway so even if it was non-drinking water it still might have an impact.

Isn’t the underlying problem, at least when it comes to agriculture, that crops are being grown in unsuitable places because states provide basically “free” water? Water that is then not available to combat fires, provide essential needs of residential communities, and alleviate other devastation due to drought. Isn’t this the infamous communize costs-privatize profits game that supports the capitalist society? Why are almonds being raised in deserts in California?

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DesertDenizen  Jul 18, 2021 • 5:29:04pm

re: #217 Hecuba’s daughter

California farmers have been moving to my Arizona desert County, bringing Almonds, Pecans, and Pistachios because land is cheap an water is free. There’s also a huge dairy. We are experiencing an uptick in earth fissures.

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teleskiguy  Jul 18, 2021 • 5:33:08pm

re: #198 Dread Pirate Ron

I live very near a major tributary of the upper Colorado River (the Eagle River). From my vantage point we’ll need several years of big winters (400+ inches of snow in one winter in every subalpine region in western Colorado) for Powell and Mead to get anywhere back to normal. Last big winter I remember was 2010-2011.

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Love-Child of Cassandra and Sisyphus  Jul 18, 2021 • 5:33:50pm

re: #207 Eclectic Cyborg

Something like a third of all energy use in California is done moving water around. From fresh water to waste water, California’s rather 3-D landscape means moving water up hill quite often. Whether it is pumps drawing water from wells or moving water around the connected water systems of the state, it’s a major undertaking.

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Sherlock Hound  Jul 18, 2021 • 5:34:59pm

re: #117 Jack Burton, Gunner on Death Star of David

They will have bios on their profiles about how wonderfully progressive they are, and they support this, that, and the other thing, they all hate the Tories and anti-vaxxers and COVIDiots…

Then their entire timeline is retweeting TERF and transphobes. Like… literally… every… post.

These “progressives” hate on disabled people, so not much surprised that they’re TERFs too.

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Michele1  Jul 18, 2021 • 5:36:02pm

Somebody got a bath. And yes, she actually enjoyed it. Silly goofball.

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jaunte  Jul 18, 2021 • 5:36:25pm
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jaunte  Jul 18, 2021 • 5:37:58pm

Contrary to Gosar’s assertion, he and many of his peers have always voted for low wages.

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Dopamine Fish  Jul 18, 2021 • 5:38:35pm

re: #224 jaunte

Contrary to Gosar’s assertion, he and many of his peers have always voted for low wages.

And in addition, many of us voted for Democrats in part because they favor open borders, because we’re not idiots and we understand how immigration helps our country.

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Dread Pirate Ron  Jul 18, 2021 • 5:45:43pm
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Dread Pirate Ron  Jul 18, 2021 • 5:55:26pm
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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 18, 2021 • 5:58:54pm

re: #194 Patricia Kayden

And the response of “what about those who cannot get or access a vaccine?”

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:04:39pm
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Hecuba's daughter  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:06:13pm

A couple weeks ago, I was going to express my concern here about what was happening to the Chicago Tribune. The publishing company was purchased by a hedge fund, and given what often happens in that situation, especially when the paper has been historically very “right” but with an increasing presence of more progressive columnists, I feared a bloodbath, especially given the subsequent departure of so many voices — on both the left and the right (good riddance to John Kass). We will still have to wait to see what ultimately happens, but I felt reassured when the FB feed of the Tribune contained responses from many readers, most with outrage that the paper was becoming “woke” and abandoning its conservative values.

Until the 21st Century, the Tribune had always endorsed Republicans for president; but then it endorsed local pol Obama for both his terms, Johnson in 2016 and Biden in 2020. I would have cancelled my subscription if it had ever endorsed Trump. But maybe the paper is indeed reflecting the more diverse community that it represents.

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Dread Pirate Ron  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:11:27pm
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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:15:34pm
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Michele1  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:15:51pm

re: #222 Michele: Out of the closet, Into the fire

Somebody got a bath. And yes, she actually enjoyed it. Silly goofball.

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Almost forgot how much she also loves “the glove” after a bath. And ONLY after a bath. Any other time she see you put it on, a way she goes. :-)

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Patricia Kayden  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:21:02pm

What global agenda beyond being treated the same as cis-gendered people?

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:23:56pm

An interesting observation, in addition to trying to sicken their own voter base (0:59)

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The Pie Overlord!  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:24:35pm
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darthstar  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:27:13pm

re: #56 KingKenrod

Bwah-ha-ha!!

Awesome.

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steve_davis  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:33:54pm

re: #24 Dopamine Fish

Because police are increasingly recruited from the ranks of former military, and are portrayed as a paramilitary organization. In addition, police are still revered as heroes by people who have their heads in the sand and are thinking of olden times, when police were friendly and neighborhood.

Police have never been friendly and neighborly, as a class. No idea where that mythology sprang up from.

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Michele1  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:34:05pm

re: #234 Patricia Kayden

What global agenda beyond being treated the same as cis-gendered people?

Well if they have to treat us as, you know, actual human beings, they are somehow diminished in their little pea brained minds.

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Patricia Kayden  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:34:15pm
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Dopamine Fish  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:36:23pm

re: #238 steve_davis

Police have never been friendly and neighborly, as a class. No idea where that mythology sprang up from.

Perhaps in larger cities such as LA, Chicago, and New York. But when my parents were kids, the police officers in their little one-horse town in flyover country were just regular guys doing a job. They were members of the community, they lived there and participated there and were known there. My grandmother ran the town utilities office, right next door to the police station; I knew the Barney Fifes in her town by name. That era is long since passed, though.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:36:35pm

re: #56 KingKenrod

Today’s entirely random recognition of random karma points goes to KingKenrod, who at the time of this post has 7,405 points, since June 21 of this year upon joining. Wow!

Keep up the good work, as Mr. Johnson is planning an LGF superbash at his home, for which you can exchange karma points for admittance and alcohol. /s

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:39:13pm

re: #241 Dopamine Fish

Perhaps in larger cities such as LA, Chicago, and New York. But when my parents were kids, the police officers in their little one-horse town in flyover country were just regular guys doing a job. They were members of the community, they lived there and participated there and were known there. My grandmother ran the town utilities office, right next door to the police station; I knew the Barney Fifes in her town by name. That era is long since passed, though.

Still exists here in small towns. Our town marshal lives just down the street from me, and the county sheriff gives me a howdy-doo, I’m keeping my eye on you ever since we moved here. (My long hair got his attention when we first reregisterd our Honda from Oklahoma to Nebraska, which requires a police record check of the VIN by the county sheriff.)

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mmmirele  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:39:28pm

re: #170 The Pie Overlord!

I stopped using a purse several years ago. I have a “man’s” wallet in one pocket, car fob & phone in the other pocket and I’m good to go!

FREEDOM!!

I have a purse large enough to carry a MacBook or iPad in it. Or two 1-liter bottles of Coke, or all of that plus a phone, a wallet, pens, medication, etc. etc. But it’s not so large that I’m asked to check it in as a backpack at certain stores.

My mother used to get onto me for not using a purse. Now she tells me that my purse is too heavy. *Possibly* it’s too heavy. *Possibly*.

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Patricia Kayden  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:39:29pm

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Teukka  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:40:15pm

re: #234 Patricia Kayden

What global agenda beyond being treated the same as cis-gendered people?

Chaser:

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Dangerman  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:41:01pm

re: #150 Backwoods_Sleuth

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Thank you, Aldus Manutius.

I’m late to this party.
what about vowels?

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:42:02pm

All Recipes is promoting Nebraska’s favourite invention (no, not corn):

13 Delicious and Fun Recipes Made With Kool-Aid Packets (includes photos and recipes … might have to try the Kool-Aid pickles)

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Dangerman  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:43:08pm

re: #166 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

He knows, he’s a lawyer. He’s lying. He knows Republican voters don’t know, and respond to emotional outrage.

oh I know he knows
and he lies
I forget the // a lot

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Dopamine Fish  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:44:14pm

re: #243 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

Still exists here in small towns. Our town marshal lives just down the street from me, and the county sheriff gives me a howdy-doo, I’m keeping my eye on you ever since we moved here. (My long hair got his attention when we first reregisterd our Honda from Oklahoma to Nebraska, which requires a police record check of the VIN by the county sheriff.)

When my grandmother passed in 2013, the police force turned out at her funeral.

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Dangerman  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:44:45pm

re: #171 JOE 🥓

Tangsnorter tells his marks to avoid the vaccine…

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wasnt it his vaccine.. and at warp speed and all?

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steve_davis  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:46:02pm

re: #91 Eclectic Cyborg

She does have a couple of daughters though.

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Her daughters are much too old for him.

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Patricia Kayden  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:46:45pm
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Dangerman  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:47:49pm

re: #181 Hecuba’s daughter

That certainly depends on the state, age, and experience of the teacher. Starting teachers may make less — but once you have experience, the pay may be significantly higher.

similar enough to short order/ line cook vs master chef

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teleskiguy  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:48:50pm

re: #250 Dopamine Fish

When my grandmother passed in 2013, the police force turned out at her funeral.

The police chief, fire chief, and mayor, of Morrison, CO showed up to my grandfather’s graveside service at Red Rocks Cemetery in 1998.

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Eclectic Cyborg  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:51:25pm

Is it a right wing fallacy that undocumented immigrants drive down wages.

These are people who gladly work jobs AMERICANS DON’T WANT TO, often for what you and I would consider a pittance.

If anything this drives down costs (which. is a good thing) and not wage.

But these people really know fuck all about economics anyway.

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steve_davis  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:53:26pm

re: #119 Dopamine Fish

Most of the people I know feel threatened/disgusted by the idea that one of “those people” might find them attractive, and say so. First of all, most people aren’t bold enough to go up to someone all like, “You’re really hot and I want to do sexual things to you,” and secondly, I’d actually find that quite complimentary. I may not be attracted to them or have a desire to have sex with them, but if any of the homosexual or bisexual men I know told me they were attracted to me, I’d be flattered.

I’ve always been flattered when gay people find me attractive. There’s a reason why interior design and fashion are filled with gay people. They tend to have really good taste, so if they’re attracted to me, I take it as an extreme compliment.

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Teukka  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:54:29pm

re: #247 Dangerman

I’m late to this party.
what about vowels?

Then we have the chapter and verse numbering…

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steve_davis  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:56:12pm

re: #124 Mattand

It’s not the restaurant industry, but I’m fucking sick of hearing my brother-in-law bitch about how he can’t fill positions at his place because “they” are just staying home and collecting federal COVID payments.

He works for a national delivery service. It’s not that people don’t want to work; it’s that people don’t want to work in his shitty, barely-above-minimum wage warehouse job in 100° heat when they get can finally get a better job elsewhere.

Every time I bring this up, I get the old “You don’t know what you’re talking because you’ve never managed a business” treatment. Next time that happens it’s going to be “Fuck you, I actually take the time to read up on current events and actually do know what I’m talking about”, regardless of how many of my nieces and/or nephews are present in the room.

Christ, he hates his job and he’s making six figures. The fact that he’s shocked that no one wants to kill themselves in a fucking warehouse for shitty pay is unreal.

He was talking to a friend of his and this guy was bemoaning the fact that Walmart can’t fill overnight, third shift shelving jobs, like somehow people were turning down free money. No fucking clue.

Yeah, my brother at 62 lasted 2 weeks working the back at a Lowe’s. Literally back-breaking work moving heavy shit by hand from one end of a store to the other. This is a guy who has spent over 40 years routinely working 12 hour days supervising kitchens, so it isn’t like he finds hard work beneath him, as I do.

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Dangerman  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:56:37pm

re: #231 Dread Pirate Ron

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asking.
not telling
or demanding
or requiring
or legislating

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steve_davis  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:58:36pm

re: #133 Dangerman

al green - TX and Elizabeth warren

Bucktown, anyone?

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JOE 🥓  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:58:57pm
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Michele1  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:59:20pm

re: #170 The Pie Overlord!

re: #244 mmmirele

I don’t really carry a purse. It’s basically a satchel. Large enough to carry my wallet, phone, smoke and in the back pocket, house keys and my, GASP!, multi-tool.

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Shiplord Kirel: Fan of USPS, Goodyear, and Oreo  Jul 18, 2021 • 6:59:22pm

The right-wing’s relentless campaign to spread Covid, anti-mask, anti-lockdown, and anti-vaccine, will turn out to be the greatest “own goal” in the history of conflict. This is a massacre of the Republican base.

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JOE 🥓  Jul 18, 2021 • 7:01:30pm

re: #264 Shiplord Kirel: Fan of USPS, Goodyear, and Oreo

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The right-wing’s relentless campaign to spread Covid, anti-mask, anti-lockdown, and anti-vaccine, will turn out to be the greatest “own goal” in the history of conflict. This is a massacre of the Republican base.

But watch Frank Luntz tell Republicans to Blame Biden for failing to vaccinate everyone and that is what every Fucking Republican will say.

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retired cynic  Jul 18, 2021 • 7:02:58pm

re: #255 teleskiguy

The police chief, fire chief, and mayor, of Morrison, CO showed up to my grandfather’s graveside service at Red Rocks Cemetery in 1998.

In the last year or so that my husband was able to stay at home, he got mad because I told him he could not walk to another place a half mile away in the heat. So he got up and left. I watched, and he got to the end of our drive way and just kept going. So a friend and I got in the car and went after him. He wouldn’t stop, although he was getting pretty wobbly. So I called 911. Didn’t know what else to do. The sheriff came out himself. By this time, my husband had gone about a third of a mile, and he was exhausted but would not stop. The sheriff pulled up and talked to him, man to man, for a while, and talked him into getting into my car and going home. Thank goodness. If my husband had gone done, we would have needed an ambulance. He was never even able to walk to the end of the driveway again. It just wore him out. But I really appreciate what our sheriff did for us!

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Dave In Austin  Jul 18, 2021 • 7:03:22pm
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Dangerman  Jul 18, 2021 • 7:08:05pm
The vast majority of Covid-19 anti-vaccine misinformation and conspiracy theories originated from just 12 people,” The Guardian reports.

These 12 online personalities “have a combined following of 59 million people across multiple social media platforms, with Facebook having the largest impact

“the 12” is making mainstream national news more and more

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Dangerman  Jul 18, 2021 • 7:09:25pm
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JOE 🥓  Jul 18, 2021 • 7:10:23pm
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Dangerman  Jul 18, 2021 • 7:10:51pm

re: #268 Dangerman

“the 12” is making mainstream national news more and more

and here’s the effect

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Dangerman  Jul 18, 2021 • 7:13:00pm

quite the thread

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Patricia Kayden  Jul 18, 2021 • 7:13:41pm

re: #246 Teukka

Wowzers!!

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Dangerman  Jul 18, 2021 • 7:15:51pm

The former director of the Food and Drug Administration predicted Sunday that “most” unvaccinated Americans who haven’t already had COVID-19 will contract the delta variant — and it will be the “most serious” virus of their lives.

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Teukka  Jul 18, 2021 • 7:16:09pm

re: #273 Patricia Kayden

Wowzers!!

Also, in her ecoterrorist days, Bilek had no qualms about going after civilians…

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Patricia Kayden  Jul 18, 2021 • 7:24:26pm

re: #275 Teukka

So I read. Never heard of the gender critical movement before although I have heard of TERFs.

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Dave In Austin  Jul 18, 2021 • 7:27:41pm

Going forward, Don’t be surprised if they start finding the the unvaxxed dead in their homes.

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Dangerman  Jul 18, 2021 • 7:28:45pm

well that didnt last long

Black Rifle Coffee’s logo has been co-opted by insurrectionists and all manner of right wing provocateurs

Far right rushes to find new cup of joe after MAGA-friendly Black Rifle Coffee denounces extremists.

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teleskiguy  Jul 18, 2021 • 7:28:54pm

re: #266 retired cynic

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retired cynic  Jul 18, 2021 • 7:33:14pm

re: #279 teleskiguy

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Teukka  Jul 18, 2021 • 7:33:21pm

re: #277 Dave In Austin

Going forward, Don’t be surprised if they start finding the the unvaxxed dead in their homes.

As much as it dismays me, I concur.

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The Ghost of a Flea  Jul 18, 2021 • 7:39:03pm

re: #278 Dangerman

One of the ironies is that the people that rage at “woke” corporate branding are sensitive as fine crystal about the precise pitch and warble of consciously-unwoke brands that they purchase to consume the patriot/guns/veterans/bacon/trucks aesthetic.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 18, 2021 • 7:40:34pm

re: #273 Patricia Kayden

Wowzers!!

Am I going to have to cancel my print subscription to The Economist again? (The last time was when they promoted a Steve Bannon rally in New York as a defence of free speech. I wrote a physical letter to the main office in London telling them I was done unless they disavowed their support of Steve Bannon’s fascism. That turned into a series of letters between the senior editor of the magazine and me. Eventually, The Economist did disavow their support of Bannon’s rally, and I resubscribed.)

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A Mom Anon  Jul 18, 2021 • 7:41:53pm

re: #279 teleskiguy

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 18, 2021 • 7:43:29pm

re: #276 Patricia Kayden

So I read. Never heard of the gender critical movement before although I have heard of TERFs.

“Gender critical” is just TERF rebranded. They are the same thing. When a conservative idea becomes toxic, they rebrand the idea, they do not change it.

See also: Horse and Sparrow economics, voodoo economics, trickle down economics, tax breaks for job creators economics. All the same system since the XIX Century, just different names.

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Hecuba's daughter  Jul 18, 2021 • 7:47:27pm

re: #277 Dave In Austin

Going forward, Don’t be surprised if they start finding the the unvaxxed dead in their homes.

Those who live alone.

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Michele1  Jul 18, 2021 • 7:49:51pm

re: #276 Patricia Kayden

So I read. Never heard of the gender critical movement before although I have heard of TERFs.

The GC “movement” is basically a British phenomenon at this time. It’s most prominent face is the LGBalliance being funded by, wait for it, The Heritage Foundation. Its main goal is to drive a wedge between the LGB Communities and the Transgender Community. They have to date, had some success. But the entire LGBT+ Communities as a whole, is starting to push back against them.

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JOE 🥓  Jul 18, 2021 • 7:51:47pm
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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 18, 2021 • 8:01:12pm
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Eventual Carrion  Jul 18, 2021 • 8:01:44pm

re: #1 Dave In Austin

Has anyone been watching this.
Fucking diabolical!

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So you’re a felon, interfering with a federal election. Stay where you are we will see you in a few.

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Michele1  Jul 18, 2021 • 8:03:27pm

re: #279 teleskiguy

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Patricia Kayden  Jul 18, 2021 • 8:12:41pm

re: #289 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

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Belafon  Jul 18, 2021 • 8:17:12pm

re: #261 steve_davis

Bucktown, anyone?

White Colony put up a vote ten or so years ago to change the name. It failed.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 18, 2021 • 8:22:36pm

If you live in the State of New York, this might interest you.

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Belafon  Jul 18, 2021 • 8:26:12pm

Verviers, Belgium

bbc.com

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 18, 2021 • 8:29:24pm

re: #276 Patricia Kayden

So I read. Never heard of the gender critical movement before although I have heard of TERFs.

Maya Forstater, who was platformed by Harry Potter JK Rowling for her anti-transgender “gender critical” views, recently won a court case in the United Kingdom which has many transgender folks concerned. So let’s go over why.

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What Maya Forstater’s “Gender Critical” Win Means For Transgender Folks

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mmmirele  Jul 18, 2021 • 8:30:37pm

re: #288 JOE 🥓

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JOE 🥓  Jul 18, 2021 • 8:31:51pm

re: #297 mmmirele

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Well that sure helped him pay off the $10 million mortgage on his Pimp Palace!

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Dread Pirate Ron  Jul 18, 2021 • 8:32:40pm

GOP Senator Portman supports cheating on your US taxes.

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Patricia Kayden  Jul 18, 2021 • 8:32:58pm
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Patricia Kayden  Jul 18, 2021 • 8:33:41pm

re: #296 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

JK Rowling’s transgender stance is so disappointing.

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retired cynic  Jul 18, 2021 • 8:34:54pm

re: #301 Patricia Kayden

It truly is.

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JOE 🥓  Jul 18, 2021 • 8:34:57pm
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JOE 🥓  Jul 18, 2021 • 8:36:31pm

So the same Buddy Carter who helped barricade the House doors and turned around to say that there were only tourists in the Capitol on 1/6 is guilty of sedition and needs to be disqualified from the House under the 14th Amendment.

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Dave In Austin  Jul 18, 2021 • 8:39:40pm
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Belafon  Jul 18, 2021 • 8:53:10pm

My son is reading a website called the SCP foundation. He’s reading out loud a list of things one of the characters on the site is allowed to do. I thought this one was funny and relevant to the above: The person is not allowed to have a copy of the Necronomicon, nor a King James Version of the Necronomicon.

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Dread Pirate Ron  Jul 18, 2021 • 9:00:54pm
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retired cynic  Jul 18, 2021 • 9:02:46pm

re: #307 Dread Pirate Ron

I’m reading Forget the Alamo! right now. It is the best combination of sourced history and just plain fun reading that I have seen.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 18, 2021 • 9:13:26pm

re: #305 Dave In Austin

We’re going to be on about porn again tonight, aren’t we? /s

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JOE 🥓  Jul 18, 2021 • 9:17:39pm

re: #309 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

We’re going to be on about porn again tonight, aren’t we? /s

Memories of the summer of 1973 when I went to Pittsburgh and saw Deep Throat at the Art Cinema theater. I thought it was pretty stupid. And I was caught leaving the theater by a man who went to Mom’s church…You can guess what happened when he blabbed to Mom…

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Dread Pirate Ron  Jul 18, 2021 • 9:19:14pm
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retired cynic  Jul 18, 2021 • 9:20:46pm

re: #311 Dread Pirate Ron

AAAAAAAAAAAAaaaaaaaaaaaa

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Dread Pirate Ron  Jul 18, 2021 • 9:41:13pm
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Belafon  Jul 18, 2021 • 9:49:10pm

re: #313 Dread Pirate Ron

One of the replies to the first was “He was probably on steroids. They should look at his heart to see what was wrong with it.”

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Hecuba's daughter  Jul 18, 2021 • 9:50:00pm

re: #313 Dread Pirate Ron

All men who may not have been eligible for/or been able to get vaccinations at the point when they contracted the disease.

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teleskiguy  Jul 18, 2021 • 9:57:13pm

Instagram

Ready to send it again!
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Another one from the epic session last winter, hit this air 3 times in two days. A little flat to stomp, but what a rush! @spyder_freeski @icelantic_skis @powder7 @bolle_eyewear @swanygloves @intuitionliners @onxbackcountry @lange_boots
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I’ve jumped off a rock like this. There’s a big rock out of bounds atop Mt. Werner at the Steamboat ski area, called The Diving Board. I jumped off that motherfucker (similar to this video) a bunch of times. You feel like you’re flying and then landing in a bunch of fluffy pillows. Good times.

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Dread Pirate Ron  Jul 18, 2021 • 9:58:19pm

Letterkenny Fans Sign Petition To Cast Jared Keeso In The MCU And I Suggest You Let That One Marinate

Hugh Jackman has already stated he will not return as Wolverine to the X-Men franchise. As there are rumors of X-Men reboots under Disney and Marvel, I offer the only logical casting solution for one of the most recognizable comic book characters - certainly within the X line.

Jared Keeso.

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Dread Pirate Ron  Jul 18, 2021 • 10:38:25pm

Lightning in southern CA, clouds getting thick in the bay area.

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Targetpractice  Jul 18, 2021 • 10:57:44pm

Voting: “You have to have a photo ID for shopping, banking, traveling, and so many other things, there’s no reason you can’t provide an ID to vote!”

COVID: “HOW DARE YOU ASK ME TO CARRY A PIECE OF PAPER TO PROVE I’VE BEEN VACCINATED?! THAT’S AN INVASION OF MY PRIVACY!!!”

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A Three Hour Tour  Jul 18, 2021 • 10:57:47pm

re: #309 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

We’re going to be on about porn again tonight, aren’t we? /s

I have to go to bed at a reasonable hour tonight.
/s

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Dread Pirate Ron  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:06:03pm
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Dread Pirate Ron  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:17:18pm

re: #321 Dread Pirate Ron

An online camera map would be far more useful than an offline camera map. WTF?

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:36:27pm

Once again we have to tell Christians “Jesus can’t drive.”

Woman lets ‘God take the wheel’ as a test of faith in Beachwood high-speed crash (WJW-TV, Cleveland)

TL;DR, she decided to run a red light at 100 mph to prove her faith in God. She ran into a car, utility poles, another car, and ultimately a house. Her eleven year-old daughter was in the front seat.

The other drivers were not hurt. The hospital said they found no impairment from drugs or alcohol (but you’re not allowed to write on a medical form that she was impaired by Christianity).

Traffic cameras caught her driving through the red light, which is how the police estimated the 100mph speed.

She told police she’s been going through some “trials and tribulations” and was recently fired from her job.

The woman said she “let go and let God take the wheel,” according to the police report.

She told police she believed she did the right thing, the police report states.

The child was taken to UH Rainbow Babies for further evaluation.

She has been charged with felony assault, endangering a child, and driving on a suspended license.

This is not unusual; there are numerous instances in the United States of Christians trying to prove their faith by allowing “Jesus to take the wheel,” and from pretty much every denomination.

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Dread Pirate Ron  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:47:01pm

God will fuck you up if you try to test him.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:49:30pm

re: #324 Dread Pirate Ron

God will fuck you up if you try to test him.

And of course, since she survived, she can spin it as “God protected her” (and everyone else she endangered).

It will likely strengthen her faith.

The flip side would be if she didn’t survive, other Christians would either argue she didn’t have enough faith, or “God called her home.” Same with her daughter. If she killed someone else, that’s God calling them home (or punishing them).

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 18, 2021 • 11:55:34pm

After more than sixty sexual abuse allegations against it, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Norwich, Connecticut is filing for bankruptcy rather than pay out for sexual assaults.

The Catholic Church remains the wealthiest private organisation on the planet, funded by hundreds of millions of Catholics around the world every Sunday.

They tried that stunt here in Nebraska as investigations opened, and a bankruptcy judge refused to allow them to declare bankruptcy, saying the diocese cannot represent the organisation as only a part of it. The case here is moving forward with the intent of actually forcing a payout. The Vatican refuses to recognise the authority of Nebraska courts (too bad for them).

Diocese of Norwich Bankruptcy Reorganization Page (make sure you notice the prominent Vimeo payment button so you can donate).

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 12:00:48am

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 12:07:16am

Sorry, my empathy is for those who you exposed. You get to live with your choice.

Her son, Shane, had been airlifted to the same hospital she was staying in and was in the room right next to her, but doctors didn’t tell her because they didn’t want to worry her. Shane was a dire situation of his own, facing renal failure and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).

The Public Health Director of Graham County, NC says that only 31% are fully vaccinated, and it is definitely political.

She urges others to get the vaccine. Because the GOP has insisted on a genocide, and conservatives don’t care about anything unless it affects them personally, those others won’t listen. They’re the people the National Review says we should mollycoddle.

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Dread Pirate Ron  Jul 19, 2021 • 12:15:47am

re: #328 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

Let them die, it will raise the collective IQ. I have no more patience with the stupids.

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Dread Pirate Ron  Jul 19, 2021 • 12:16:06am
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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 12:19:50am

Approaching ten thousand likes:

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Dread Pirate Ron  Jul 19, 2021 • 12:21:05am
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Dread Pirate Ron  Jul 19, 2021 • 12:24:44am

re: #331 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

Approaching ten thousand likes:

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I absolutely grok that.

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A hollow voice says NOW drain that swamp!  Jul 19, 2021 • 12:26:07am

re: #329 Dread Pirate Ron

Let them die, it will raise the collective IQ. I have no more patience with the stupids.

I’m staying with tough love, since the people who study these things say antivaxxers and their ilk show all the signs of classic brainwashing. I’ve always heard that it’s hard to resist if you go into the situation unaware.

Of course my approach and yours look the same on the outside.

And it’s getting on toward bedtime. ‘Night, all.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 12:30:57am

Supreme Court Ruling Upholds Private Property Rights (Farm Bureau)

TL;DR, the Farm Bureau is cheering the 6-3 conservative Supreme Court decision overturning a 1975 California state law allowing union organisers onto farmland where farmers provide housing for farm workers.

Essentially, the Supreme Court has authorised slavery again, under the rubric in John Roberts’s majority opinion of an “unconstitutional taking.”

Of course, union organisers are taking nothing, and there is no mention from the conservative majority about the rights of association by farm workers.

Some have compared the ruling to the reimposition of slavery in California.

The case was kicked off by a couple of farm workers getting mad and walking off from union organisers on a farm. The owner then sued the state arguing an unconstitutional taking of his property (apparently that would be the farm workers, since the union organisers didn’t take any actual property).

Because of this, it has also been compared to declaring traffic lights unconstitutional because someone decided to run one (like the Christian up above).

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Dave In Austin  Jul 19, 2021 • 12:31:04am
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teleskiguy  Jul 19, 2021 • 12:31:16am

GQP media types and other powerful GQP politicos who are vaccinated telling their flock to question and doubt the efficacy of vaccines is some of the most evil cynical shit I can think of.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 12:32:59am

re: #337 teleskiguy

GQP media types and other powerful GQP politicos who are vaccinated telling their flock to question and doubt the efficacy of vaccines is some of the most evil cynical shit I can think of.

There is no bottom to conservatism. They’ve been calling to kill liberals all my life; I fully expect them to start selling the weapons.

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Dave In Austin  Jul 19, 2021 • 12:34:07am

Damn!
That’s a tough one. Fitting, but tough.

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Targetpractice  Jul 19, 2021 • 12:34:19am

re: #327 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 12:37:42am

re: #334 A hollow voice says NOW drain that swamp!

I’m staying with tough love, since the people who study these things say antivaxxers and their ilk show all the signs of classic brainwashing. I’ve always heard that it’s hard to resist if you go into the situation unaware.

Of course my approach and yours look the same on the outside.

And it’s getting on toward bedtime. ‘Night, all.

You can’t leave yet. You just got 35,022 karma points. You’ve just qualified for the gift card.

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Dread Pirate Ron  Jul 19, 2021 • 12:41:16am
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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 12:41:54am

re: #197 Patricia Kayden

I “like” the way people use “quotation marks” to show “emphasis”.

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 12:44:20am

re: #217 Hecuba’s daughter

… Isn’t this the infamous communize costs-privatize profits game that supports the capitalist society? Why are almonds being raised in deserts in California?

Or cotton in the Arizona deserts.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 12:45:48am

re: #334 A hollow voice says NOW drain that swamp!

I’m staying with tough love, since the people who study these things say antivaxxers and their ilk show all the signs of classic brainwashing. I’ve always heard that it’s hard to resist if you go into the situation unaware.

Of course my approach and yours look the same on the outside.

And it’s getting on toward bedtime. ‘Night, all.

Atheists refer to it as “you can’t talk someone out of something they talked themselves into.”

In the vast majority of cases, they willingly sought out that information. It’s not brainwashing if you’re looking for it.

The most caring thing a person can do for a family member or friend is use those buttons on a television remote called “parental controls” and lock out the propaganda they willingly seek, or delete Facebook (expecting incoming fire over that).

Texas man who called vaccines ‘poison’ dies from COVID-19 after spending 17 days on a ventilator (Raw Story)

A 54-year-old Texas man who thought COVID-19 vaccines were “poison” died from the virus last month, and was buried by his wife and three sons on Father’s Day.

Now, Alan Scott Lanoix’s sister is sharing the story of her brother’s death to “save a life” — by encouraging others to get vaccinated.

“It’s hard to believe that one decision can change your whole life,” Lanoix’s sister Lisa Adler told New Orleans’ CBS affiliate. “The kids had to bury their father on Father’s day. He thought the vaccine was poison and he was afraid of getting it and there’s a lot of people that have that same feeling.

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Just like the woman from North Carolina above, though she lived through her ordeal. No one is going to believe you either, Ms. Lanoix. Conservatism is a religion, and they cannot be reasoned out of it (if they could, they wouldn’t be conservatives).

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 12:50:00am

re: #257 steve_davis

I’ve always been flattered when gay people find me attractive. There’s a reason why interior design and fashion are filled with gay people. They tend to have really good taste, so if they’re attracted to me, I take it as an extreme compliment.

I lot of the people I hung out with in high school and college turned out gay. I guess we hung out because we were all social outcasts, interested in art, music and literature and not much into sports, muscle cars or TV shows.

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Targetpractice  Jul 19, 2021 • 12:50:24am

re: #337 teleskiguy

GQP media types and other powerful GQP politicos who are vaccinated telling their flock to question and doubt the efficacy of vaccines is some of the most evil cynical shit I can think of.

It is a cynical play, but it’s part of an overall scheme to go into next year insisting that Dems have “failed” to deal with the pandemic, in the hope of playing upon exhaustion and cynicism to sell “common sense” ideas like doing away with masks and protecting the “right” to be unvaccinated.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 12:50:39am

re: #345 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

And his own sister encouraged him.

Adler, who lives is Chalmette, LA, said she last spoke to her brother in May, when he called to tell her happy birthday. He also reported that he’d been exposed to COVID at work. Lanoix, who grew up in Louisiana, had relocated his family to Katy, Texas, after Hurricane Katrina.

“I kept telling him, ‘You’ll have immunity now and everything will be okay.’ (my emphasis) He told me that no matter what happens with his life, he was happy with his life and loved his family,” Adler said.

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Dread Pirate Ron  Jul 19, 2021 • 12:51:58am
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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 12:54:24am

re: #347 Targetpractice

It is a cynical play, but it’s part of an overall scheme to go into next year insisting that Dems have “failed” to deal with the pandemic, in the hope of playing upon exhaustion and cynicism to sell “common sense” ideas like doing away with masks and protecting the “right” to be unvaccinated.

They’ve already done those things where they have power.

We never had a statewide mask mandate here, and the governor prohibited any municipality which did not have a public health board from imposing mask mandates (he lost in court to the Omaha/Douglas County Health Board). He prohibited any government building from imposing mask mandates, social distancing, or limited hours (including schools).

Other Republican-run states have been far worse than us (cough Wyoming, South Dakota).

All their cynical ploy is doing is enraging the overwhelming portion of the populace who are not conservative religious cultists to become angry with them (and we outnumber them).

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 12:55:44am

re: #308 retired cynic

I’m reading Forget the Alamo! right now. It is the best combination of sourced history and just plain fun reading that I have seen.

Remember John Wayne’s Alamo that shows Jim Bowie freeing his slave (who then elects to stay and fight alongside his ex-master) and Davy Crockett dying a heroic death, not the Ron Howard version (in which Bowie sends his slave away and tells him to report to his family, reminding him that he is still property) and Davy Crockett is captured and executed by Santa Ana.

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 12:59:18am

re: #335 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

Because of this, it has also been compared to declaring traffic lights unconstitutional because someone decided to run one (like the Christian up above).

Traffic lights are an infringement on our Freedom of Free Movement!

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 1:01:59am

re: #352 Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))

Traffic lights are an infringement on our Freedom of Free Movement!

And if they have gold fringe around them, the ticket is adjudicated in an Admiralty Court.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 1:08:54am
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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 1:10:18am
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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 1:11:30am
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Targetpractice  Jul 19, 2021 • 1:12:37am

re: #350 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

They’ve already done those things where they have power.

We never had a statewide mask mandate here, and the governor prohibited any municipality which did not have a public health board from imposing mask mandates (he lost in court to the Omaha/Douglas County Health Board). He prohibited any government building from imposing mask mandates, social distancing, or limited hours (including schools).

Other Republican-run states have been far worse than us (cough Wyoming, South Dakota).

All their cynical ploy is doing is enraging the overwhelming portion of the populace who are not conservative religious cultists to become angry with them (and we outnumber them).

These are folks who’ve spent months totally BSing about the statistics of the pandemic, it’s a given that they’re not going to be honest about how things have really worked versus how they want to portray them. Noem and DeSantis are both trying to set themselves up for 2024 runs on the “success” in their states, despite both regularly ranking among the top 10 in deaths per capita and total deaths.

You’re going to see campaign ads next year about the “freedom” in places like FL and SD versus the “tyranny” in CA where masks are coming back in the densely-populated counties. They’re gonna sneer at Dr. Fauci and others as “so-called ‘experts’” and call them “liars” for pushing masks that “don’t work” and vaccines that are “dangerous.” And present the idea that people just walk around unvaccinated and unmasked as “common sense” because “the cure can’t be worse than that disease.”

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 1:14:39am

re: #357 Targetpractice

These are folks who’ve spent months totally BSing about the statistics of the pandemic, it’s a given that they’re not going to be honest about how things have really worked versus how they want to portray them. Noem and DeSantis are both trying to set themselves up for 2024 runs on the “success” in their states, despite both regularly ranking among the top 10 in deaths per capita and total deaths.

You’re going to see campaign ads next year about the “freedom” in places like FL and SD versus the “tyranny” in CA where masks are coming back in the densely-populated counties. They’re gonna sneer at Dr. Fauci and others as “so-called ‘experts’” and call them “liars” for pushing masks that “don’t work” and vaccines that are “dangerous.” And present the idea that people just walk around unvaccinated and unmasked as “common sense” because “the cure can’t be worse than that disease.”

Gov. Bullethead blocked all reporting from the state site, and vets the so-called “risk dial” of public health districts through a political appointee.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 1:17:17am

Dear Reader,

Today The Washington Post is joining news organizations across the globe to bring you an important story. Digital surveillance pervades our society, and new technologies offer more power than ever to track every aspect of our daily lives. The danger of abuse has never been greater. In most countries, there are no effective rules or standards limiting private companies that sell surveillance technology to governments or others.

That is why we have devoted extraordinary resources to joining the Pegasus Project.
The Pegasus Project: Private Israeli spyware used to hack cellphones of journalists, activists worldwide

The project was conceived by Forbidden Stories, a Paris-based journalism nonprofit, which, along with Amnesty International, a human rights group, had access to records that formed the basis of our reporting: a list of more than 50,000 cellphone numbers concentrated in countries known to surveil their citizens and also known to have been clients of NSO Group, a private Israeli firm that is a worldwide leader in the field of private surveillance. NSO is the developer of Pegasus, a powerful spyware tool, and says it has 60 government agency clients in 40 countries, which it will not name. The company says that it licenses its software only to vetted governments and that Pegasus is meant to be targeted at criminals — drug dealers, terrorists, pedophiles — not ordinary citizens.

(more at the Washington Post)

Letter from the editor (July 18, 2021)

More than 80 journalists from Forbidden Stories, Le Monde, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Die Zeit, The Washington Post, the Guardian, Daraj, Direkt36, Le Soir, Knack, Radio France, the Wire, Proceso, Aristegui Noticias, the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, Haaretz and PBS Frontline took part in this investigation. The journalists spent months reporting and interviewing on four continents. Amnesty’s Security Lab did the analysis on the smartphones.

Citizen Lab, an independent research group at the University of Toronto that has specialized in tracking Pegasus infections over the past several years, reviewed Amnesty’s forensic methods and data from four cellphones and endorsed Amnesty’s analyses.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 1:21:40am

re: #357 Targetpractice

Nearly 650,000 fellow citizens dead; at this point I can only assume the GOP wants them that way, and anyone on their anti-vax train is now a Fifth Columnist.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 1:28:50am

Wired noted back in January that the hack of Jeff Bezo’s phone by Saudi Arabia was likely the Pegasus software from the Israeli company.

They deny the claim, saying their software cannot hack any US telephone number (now disputed by the Washington Post and the New York Times).

The thing is, software exports have to be approved by the Israeli Ministry of Defence. They know precisely where they software went (authoritarian regimes, and espionage against US corporations, journalists, and human rights workers).

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Targetpractice  Jul 19, 2021 • 1:31:04am

re: #360 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

Nearly 650,000 fellow citizens dead; at this point I can only assume the GOP wants them that way, and anyone on their anti-vax train is now a Fifth Columnist.

For all their talk about the far-left and eugenics, the GQP attitude towards the dangers of CV read like one: “Only the weak and elderly need fear the virus, while those with strong immune systems will survive! If you die of the virus, then that simply means you were not strong enough!”

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 1:32:59am

In the ongoing crapfest which is the Summer Olympics in Tokyo:

Coco Gauff Withdraws From Olympics After Testing Positive For COVID-19 (The Root)

The 17-year-old tennis star was expected to lead Team USA’s tennis squad this year.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 1:34:27am

re: #362 Targetpractice

For all their talk about the far-left and eugenics, the GQP attitude towards the dangers of CV read like one: “Only the weak and elderly need fear the virus, while those with strong immune systems will survive! If you die of the virus, then that simply means you were not strong enough!”

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 1:35:38am

re: #363 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

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teleskiguy  Jul 19, 2021 • 1:37:04am

re: #353 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

And if they have gold fringe around them, the ticket is adjudicated in an Admiralty Court.

It’s the NWO changing all the traffic signals to dark green or black, isn’t it!

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 1:39:04am

re: #362 Targetpractice

For all their talk about the far-left and eugenics, the GQP attitude towards the dangers of CV read like one: “Only the weak and elderly need fear the virus, while those with strong immune systems will survive! If you die of the virus, then that simply means you were not strong enough!”

Or did not have Jeezus on your side

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 1:41:52am

Change that to “the selfishness of conservatives.”

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 1:43:01am
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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 1:45:56am

Yup.

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Targetpractice  Jul 19, 2021 • 1:46:38am

re: #363 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

In the ongoing crapfest which is the Summer Olympics in Tokyo:

Coco Gauff Withdraws From Olympics After Testing Positive For COVID-19 (The Root)

The 17-year-old tennis star was expected to lead Team USA’s tennis squad this year.

This whole thing has become a grotesque joke by this point. Even the half-measure of allowing Japanese citizens to view the games in-person is gone, so that now the opening ceremony will be to either total silence or canned “applause.” I get that there’s a lot of national pride locked up in hosting the games and the organizers likely don’t want these to be the first games canceled in peacetime, but the alternative is a hollow mockery of the whole thing that was already struggling to remain relevant in the face of financial ruin and widespread corruption that have plagued the games for decades now.

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 1:47:53am

re: #370 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

If they back down at all from their stance that Covid is an overblown hoax and excuse to impose dictatorial tyranny on Free Americans then they will lose their base and stand no chance at all.

They have painted themselves into a corner over this.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 1:47:58am

The genocide continues. Ohio Republicans slipped this into the state budget bill.

New Ohio law says schools can’t enforce current CDC guidance (Dayton Daily News)

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Targetpractice  Jul 19, 2021 • 1:48:53am

re: #370 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

Yup.

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The plan is much the same as it was last year before state governments foiled it by making mail-in and early voting easier: Make it virtually impossible to vote in any way but in-person, then gamble that too many people are still afraid of getting sick to show up to the polls.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 1:49:06am

re: #372 Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))

If they back down at all from their stance that Covid is an overblown hoax and excuse to impose dictatorial tyranny on Free Americans then they will lose their base and stand no chance at all.

They have painted themselves into a corner over this.

No religion can ever admit it got anything wrong. Ever.

Any person in such a religion who does that is instantly branded a heretic (called a RINO by wingnuts).

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 1:49:29am

re: #371 Targetpractice

I stopped paying attention to the Olympics after Brazil. A country that saw fit to spend hundreds of millions on stadiums and facilities that are now rotting while it still fails to provide basic services and infrastructure for its people.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 1:54:19am

re: #373 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

House Bill 244 (ostensibly a bill for military families) prohibits schools from enforcing any CDC guidance, including quarantining students or staff who test positive for Covid-19.

The bill states an unvaccinated person cannot be treated any differently than a vaccinated one.

The bill goes into effect in ninety days. Gov. Mike DeWine (wingnut) says if the CDC would just approve a vaccine that would make the issue moot (narrator, no it won’t because wingnuts will never be satisfied). See Tennessee repealing all vaccination requirements to avoid the CDC’s upcoming full approval of the SARS-CoV-2 vaccine.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 1:57:07am

re: #374 Targetpractice

The plan is much the same as it was last year before state governments foiled it by making mail-in and early voting easier: Make it virtually impossible to vote in any way but in-person, then gamble that too many people are still afraid of getting sick to show up to the polls.

Make it impossible to vote in liberals areas. I guarantee you that Utah and Nebraska aren’t going to do squat to get rid of mandatory mail ballots.

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Targetpractice  Jul 19, 2021 • 1:58:56am

re: #376 Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))

I stopped paying attention to the Olympics after Brazil. A country spending hundreds of millions on stadiums and facilities that are now rotting while it fails to provide basic services and infrastructure for its people.

I think it was Beijing for me, what with the efforts people went to to act as if hosting the games in one of the most polluted cities in the world had nothing to do with money changing hands. Then there was London, where the bid had been won in part on promises that they could just renovate existing facilities, only to admit after they won the bid that most of the intended facilities were beyond repair and they’d have to spend millions building new ones. But yeah, the Rio games were such a joke that it’s pretty obvious that corruption was involved in the selection process.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 2:05:30am

Greg Locke (model Christian) at the “Health and Freedom Conference” in Anaheim, California, saying if your church supports vaccinations, you should find a different church.

He is there with disgraced Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn and other luminaries.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 2:07:58am

re: #379 Targetpractice

Since the original Olympics were in Athens, and the first modern Olympics in 1896 were in Athens, I could see the IOC declaring Athens as the permanent home of the Olympics, and member nations paying for the upkeep of one set of facilities.

Too much capitalism involved though.

Also avoids things like picking a city for the Olympics years in advance, then having Nazis come to power to make them all about a display of fascism.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 2:12:05am

In extremely local news, my house is too cold at night in July and I still don’t have a furnace. One more month.

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Teukka  Jul 19, 2021 • 2:14:05am

re: #373 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

The genocide continues. Ohio Republicans slipped this into the state budget bill.

New Ohio law says schools can’t enforce current CDC guidance (Dayton Daily News)

re: #380 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

Greg Locke (model Christian) at the “Health and Freedom Conference” in Anaheim, California, saying if your church supports vaccinations, you should find a different church.

He is there with disgraced Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn and other luminaries.

Iframe

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 2:15:47am

re: #380 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

Greg Locke (model Christian) at the “Health and Freedom Conference” in Anaheim, California, saying if your church supports vaccinations, you should find a different church.

He is there with disgraced Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn and other luminaries.

“If your church supports X then you should find a different church” goes back a long, long way…

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 2:15:49am

The air quality is starting to suck downwind of all the fires in the west.

airnow.gov

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 2:21:23am

re: #384 Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))

“If your church supports X then you should find a different church” goes back a long, long way…

As the most recent PRRI poll showed (PRRI is a respected Christian polling outfit), for the first time, “nones” outnumber “Evangelicals.” (Evangelicals were the largest Christian group.)

The Democratic Party is missing an opportunity by ignoring what is now the largest “religious” group in the USA. (To be clear, “none” doesn’t equal “atheist,” but a lot of nones eventually wind up there.)

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Targetpractice  Jul 19, 2021 • 2:23:06am

re: #381 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

Since the original Olympics were in Athens, and the first modern Olympics in 1896 were in Athens, I could see the IOC declaring Athens as the permanent home of the Olympics, and member nations paying for the upkeep of one set of facilities.

Too much capitalism involved though.

Also avoids things like picking a city for the Olympics years in advance, then having Nazis come to power to make them all about a display of fascism.

That really is the reason it would never happen, the countries which have the money to burn on hosting the games despite knowing they’re an economic loser would get all sorts of irate that the most they could get for their money is a slightly nicer building in somebody else’s country. I could also imagine the opportunity for corruption only getting worse, as instead of countries paying under the table to host the games, they might now use one or more facilities as leverage against the IOC. Imagine a Trump 2.0 announcing that unless the IOC bans Chyna from the games, then the US will be keeping certain facilities closed for that year’s games.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 2:25:30am

They don’t get it because they don’t want to get it.

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Teukka  Jul 19, 2021 • 2:26:56am
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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 2:28:45am

re: #389 Teukka

Quelle Surprise: Katie Hopkins axed from Big Brother VIP after flouting quarantine rules

She’s been replaced by Caitlyn Jenner (the reason Ms. Jenner says she pulled out of the GOP Primary in California, not that she was getting dragged across the state).

Channel 7 in Australia has to have a conservative bigot on their show.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 2:29:32am

re: #390 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

I’m surprised Meghan McCain wasn’t available. After all, they should know who her father is.

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 2:33:29am

re: #388 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

How do you call someone who becomes gay after being exposed to homosexual contents. Did he learn it or was he born a gay?

It is a matter of doctrine that since gays cannot reproduce and homosexuality is “unnatural” they must subvert others, preferably the young and vulnerable. This is the basis behind all the “Anti-Gay Propaganda” bills that are springing up in places like Hungary, Poland and Russia

In a society where we encourage gays to suppress and ignore their instincts, finally being exposed to “homosexual contents” might help them realize what was there all along.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 2:39:41am

re: #392 Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))

It is a matter of doctrine that since gays cannot reproduce and homosexuality is “unnatural” they must subvert others, preferably the young and vulnerable. This is the basis behind all the “Anti-Gay Propaganda” bills that are springing up in pl
aces like Hungary, Poland and Russia

In a society where we encourage gays to suppress and ignore their instincts, finally being exposed to “homosexual contents” might help them realize what was there all along.

“When did you decide to be straight?” is the only worthwhile answer to that statement.

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 2:44:07am

re: #393 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

“When did you decide to be straight?” is the only worthwhile answer to that statement.

My youngest daughter came out gay to her rather old-fashioned stepfather.

His comment: “You just haven’t met the right fellow yet”. To which she responded: “Maybe you haven’t met the right fellow yet!”

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 2:46:46am

In the category of “It ain’t just Catholics, they just get better press” (WANE-TV, Ft. Wayne, Ind.)

Tennessee youth pastor among 18 arrested in sex sting

He’s also a chaplain for the National Guard, if you like your tax dollars paying for Christians to be child rapists in your military.

“Our Fairfield Baptist Church family was shocked and saddened with the situation this past weekend involving our youth minister. We are prepared to work with law enforcement if asked and, like many others, are hoping to receive information from law enforcement that will help us better understand all the details.

The content of what was shared with us is not aligned with our Biblical values. We met with our church family Sunday to share what little we knew, and our youth minister has been suspended indefinitely from his duties and the church campus pending court proceedings.

We ask that people would pray for the Brewer family and the church family and anyone else involved as we work through what’s happened.”

Note they call for praying for the kiddie diddler and his family, not the potential child victim.

For their part, the National Guard immediately condemned his actions, noting he brings dishonour on the Armed Forces. Too bad for schmuck Christian here that double jeopardy does not attach between civilian charges and the UCMJ.

Officer and a gentlemen my butt.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 2:49:18am

re: #394 Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))

My youngest daughter came out gay to her rather old-fashioned stepfather.

His comment: “You just haven’t met the right fellow yet”. To which she responded: “Maybe you haven’t met the right fellow yet!”

LOL

My sister came out to my mother long ago, to which my mother answered “I wondered when you would.”

On the other hand, she didn’t say a thing to me for more than two decades, because she thought that since I was a lifer military person I would be a bigot toward her.

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Targetpractice  Jul 19, 2021 • 2:54:14am

re: #394 Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))

My youngest daughter came out gay to her rather old-fashioned stepfather.

His comment: “You just haven’t met the right fellow yet”. To which she responded: “Maybe you haven’t met the right fellow yet!”

Ayep, that’s one of the more common arguments, that homosexuality is due to a “lack of options.” That you “turn” gay because you couldn’t find a person of the opposite sex that was “right” for you.

How do they reach that conclusion? Why, because they knew people who said they were gay until their parents found that “right” person for them, then they were so happy in their marriage that they never said another word about being gay. Would a gay man enter into a loveless marriage just to avoid being socially ostracized or worse? Never!///////

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 2:59:41am

And how did New York and San Francisco become America’s gay capitals?

Because that is where US soldiers and sailors were discharged after WW2. Many of them had gone to war from small communities, thinking themselves freaks and abnormalities, and then over their course of service, came to meet other men who shared their orientation.

After that, they decided that they were not going to return to Lodgepole, Nebraska or Barren Pine Island, Maine to live as freaks and outcasts and stayed someplace where they had a community.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 3:05:14am

An Anti-Abortion Activist Is Raising $500,000 to Film a Cringeworthy Sitcom (Friendly Atheist)

Well, that’s $500,000 that won’t go to a grifting pastor or the GOP. This particular grifter is Janet Porter, president of Faith2Action.

She previously tried to raise $4 million (she got half of that) to create a movie where her protagonist falls in love with the son of a pro-choice lawmaker, but since she didn’t get it, she used it for the trailer for the sitcom. Those pesky Ten Commandments don’t apply, apparently.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 3:16:04am

This, by the way, is a real movie (2018), if you want to spend seventy-five minutes killing brain cells.

The VelociPastor (IMDB)

After losing his parents, a priest travels to China, where he inherits a mysterious ability that allows him to turn into a dinosaur. At first horrified by this new power, a hooker convinces him to use it to fight crime. And ninjas.

Rated 5.1 out of 10 out of 4,200 ratings.

One of the most popular reviews:

10 STARS - ABSOLUTE GARBAGE. A MUST-WATCH
info-9543718 January 2020
This is nothing but a hilarious ride from start to finish, a mangled heap of god-awful props, dialogue, costuming, lighting, special effects, and acting jammed into an inexplicable plot by a genius director who manages to make a very bad movie on purpose without any shred of pretense or shame. The ninja fight scene is what Mortal Kombat would look like if it got hijacked by a kindergarten drama class.

Watch this movie. It’s terrible. It’s schlocky. You’ll love it.

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FFL (GOP Delenda Est)  Jul 19, 2021 • 3:30:29am

re: #386 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

As the most recent PRRI poll showed (PRRI is a respected Christian polling outfit), for the first time, “nones” outnumber “Evangelicals.” (Evangelicals were the largest Christian group.)

The Democratic Party is missing an opportunity by ignoring what is now the largest “religious” group in the USA. (To be clear, “none” doesn’t equal “atheist,” but a lot of nones eventually wind up there.)

But as we already know “none” simply means not of any of the groups. It’s not a unifying factor to rally any sort of political support around.* And it definitely doesn’t meet in large groups to organize, fund raise, and potentially take political action.

* - And interesting as it would be to see a major political party attempt a non-religion campaign ad I don’t think we’ll see it any time soon.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 3:46:35am

re: #402 FFL (GOP Delenda Est)

But as we already know “none” simply means not of any of the groups. It’s not a unifying factor to rally any sort of political support around.* And it definitely doesn’t meet in large groups to organize, fund raise, and potentially take political action.

* - And interesting as it would be to see a major political party attempt a non-religion campaign ad I don’t think we’ll see it any time soon.

One party is overtly religious, of a particular bent, fascist, intent on taking away the religious, speech, and voting rights of those who don’t agree with their particular interpretations of faith.

That seems like unifying factors to me. There is a reason the majority of “nones” and nearly every atheist and agnostic vote for the Democratic Party. They don’t want to kill us.

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FFL (GOP Delenda Est)  Jul 19, 2021 • 3:49:57am

re: #403 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

One party is overtly religious, of a particular bent, fascist, intent on taking away the religious, speech, and voting rights of those who don’t agree with their particular interpretations of faith.

That seems like unifying factors to me. There is a reason the majority of “nones” and nearly every atheist and agnostic votes for the Democratic Party. They don’t want to kill us.

Is the unifying factor to vote Democrat that the religious nuts are with the Republicans, or as a reaction to the Republican policies regarding vaccinations, voting rights, right to protest, etc. etc.? The overt religiousness is an identifying factor, but is that alone triggering opposition rather than the symptoms of that?

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 3:52:10am

re: #404 FFL (GOP Delenda Est)

Is the unifying factor to vote Democrat that the religious nuts are with the Republicans, or as a reaction to the Republican policies regarding vaccinations, voting rights, right to protest, etc. etc.? The overt religiousness is an identifying factor, but is that alone triggering opposition rather than the symptoms of that?

Yes.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 3:52:49am

Elvira wore the wig better.

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 3:56:00am

As if Nature itself were trying to tell them not to go through with it:

Tokyo Olympics: ‘Plague of oysters’ threaten key venue

The Sea Forest Waterway in Tokyo Bay which will host the canoeing and rowing events was ready ahead of schedule.

But the one thing no-one counted on was oysters.

Massive numbers of them had attached themselves to floats intended to stop waves bouncing back across the water and on to the athletes.

The oysters were discovered when puzzled officials began investigating why the floats had started sinking.

Solving the problem has been a huge and time consuming task.

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 3:57:47am

re: #406 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

Self-proclaimed “prophet” Robin Bullock declares that if any Christian who received a COVID-19 vaccine will repent, God will “neutralize its effects inside your blood stream.”

So God will de-vaccinate you?

So “The vaccine is ineffective or dangerous to those who take it” is not enough, the vaccine is now a bigger threat to the unvaccinated than Covid?

These people just keep doubling down.

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 4:13:48am

re: #408 Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))

So God will de-vaccinate you?

So “The vaccine is ineffective or dangerous to those who take it” is not enough, the vaccine is now a bigger threat to the unvaccinated than Covid?

These people just keep doubling down.

If God created everything, then God created the virus. Ergo, God wants to kill you. Why would a believer like this dipshyte want you to interfere with the will of God?

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 4:14:33am

re: #409 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

If God created everything, then God created the virus. Ergo, God wants to kill you. Why would a believer like this dipshyte want you to interfere with the will of God?

And if Jesus protects you, is he interfering in the will of God?

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 4:16:00am

re: #410 Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))

And if Jesus protects you, is he interfering in the will of God?

And many pray to heal their sick children (as they die before their eyes), but they never pray for things like God to fix a vacuum cleaner.

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 4:17:50am

“When I was a boy, I prayed to God for a new bicycle. Then I realized he was never going to get me one, so went out and stole a bicycle and prayed for his forgiveness.”

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Anymouse 🌹🏡😷  Jul 19, 2021 • 4:18:44am

Well, it’s getting early, so I’m going to skeedaddle off to bed. Have a good day, y’all. Let’s stay safe out there.

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Love-Child of Cassandra and Sisyphus  Jul 19, 2021 • 4:22:08am

Some swinging tunes for your Monday morning:


ogan..sweet n’ swing (1956) milt buckner bobby banks vin strong



..

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steve_davis  Jul 19, 2021 • 4:27:56am

re: #207 Eclectic Cyborg

I’m no civil engineer and I’m almost positive this has already or is already being looked at but if we can use huge fucking pipelines to send oil all around the country, could we possibly use similar pipelines to transport freshwater?

My area has had record rainfall this year, It’d be neat if there was a way to export some of that water to places that need it if the technology existed.

There would be an enormous amount of hell raised by people worried that water from their region was getting sucked up to grow Almond trees in California. I would prefer desalination myself. How massive would a 100 million gallon a day desalination plant have to be? That wouldn’t cover all of LA, but it also wouldn’t exactly be a drop in a bucket.

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FFL (GOP Delenda Est)  Jul 19, 2021 • 4:30:14am

re: #415 steve_davis

There would be an enormous amount of hell raised by people worried that water from their region was getting sucked up to grow Almond trees in California. I would prefer desalination myself. How massive would a 100 million gallon a day desalination plant have to be? That wouldn’t cover all of LA, but it also wouldn’t exactly be a drop in a bucket.

And there were decades long lawsuits fighting LA from pulling water from north around Mono Lake. (To the point that Mono Lake was losing water level seriously from the diversion of the fresh water sources that usually flowed into it.) There is now an agreement in place to allow Mono Lake to recover to some extent.

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 4:39:47am

re: #416 FFL (GOP Delenda Est)

And there were decades long lawsuits fighting LA from pulling water from north around Mono Lake. (To the point that Mono Lake was losing water level seriously from the diversion of the fresh water sources that usually flowed into it.) There is now an agreement in place to allow Mono Lake to recover to some extent.

Then there was the issue of diverting water from the San Joaquin river southward. That water flow was needed to flush out San Francisco Bay, especially the South Bay. Without it, the Bay would have turned into a stagnant mass or ever-more polluted water.

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Nojay UK  Jul 19, 2021 • 4:41:33am

re: #415 steve_davis

The UAE is bringing four nuclear reactors online in part to power their desalination plants. They want to stop burning LPG to provide electricity and start selling the gas to countries that have gone big into renewables and need backstop fossil fuels. It takes a lot of power to desalinate water and California is already under restrictions due to the shortage of deliverable generating capacity, never mind the construction and operating costs of such plants.

My “engineering solutions to people problems” was to lay some big-bore plastic pipes on the seabed running from Alaska down the coast to California and pump fresh water to the cities of The Great American Desert that way.

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Patricia Kayden  Jul 19, 2021 • 4:43:08am
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Patricia Kayden  Jul 19, 2021 • 4:56:21am

re: #398 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

So god had his hand in overturning the election results but failed? Is that what he’s claiming? That god is weak and can’t overturn puny election results? Alrighty then.

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steve_davis  Jul 19, 2021 • 4:56:22am

re: #323 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

Once again we have to tell Christians “Jesus can’t drive.”

Woman lets ‘God take the wheel’ as a test of faith in Beachwood high-speed crash (WJW-TV, Cleveland)

TL;DR, she decided to run a red light at 100 mph to prove her faith in God. She ran into a car, utility poles, another car, and ultimately a house. Her eleven year-old daughter was in the front seat.

The other drivers were not hurt. The hospital said they found no impairment from drugs or alcohol (but you’re not allowed to write on a medical form that she was impaired by Christianity).

Traffic cameras caught her driving through the red light, which is how the police estimated the 100mph speed.

She has been charged with felony assault, endangering a child, and driving on a suspended license.

This is not unusual; there are numerous instances in the United States of Christians trying to prove their faith by allowing “Jesus to take the wheel,” and from pretty much every denomination.

“Thou shalt not tempt the Lord your God.”

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Patricia Kayden  Jul 19, 2021 • 5:01:58am

re: #421 steve_davis

Plus, the lord your god doesn’t have a driver’s license.

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Dr Lizardo  Jul 19, 2021 • 5:08:35am

re: #420 Patricia Kayden

So god had his hand in overturning the election results but failed? Is that what he’s claiming? That god is weak and can’t overturn puny election results? Alrighty then.

“Puny god”, to quote a well-known superhero.

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Dr Lizardo  Jul 19, 2021 • 5:11:16am

re: #411 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

And many pray to heal their sick children (as they die before their eyes), but they never pray for things like God to fix a vacuum cleaner.

“Oh Lord, please fix the headgasket on my ‘98 Toyota Camry. Huh, no answer….fine, I’ll do it myself.”

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 5:41:44am

re: #421 steve_davis

Woman lets ‘God take the wheel’ as a test of faith in Beachwood high-speed crash (WJW-TV, Cleveland)

At least snake handlers are generally only endangering themselves…

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garzooma  Jul 19, 2021 • 5:44:08am

re: #415 steve_davis

There would be an enormous amount of hell raised by people worried that water from their region was getting sucked up to grow Almond trees in California. I would prefer desalination myself. How massive would a 100 million gallon a day desalination plant have to be? That wouldn’t cover all of LA, but it also wouldn’t exactly be a drop in a bucket.

Apparently, it’s considered preferable to use treated wastewater. From a response to a letter in Scientific American:

In response to Arzoomanian: Converting sewage into potable tap water is not necessarily easier than treating seawater. There are a number of steps involved in creating potable water from sewage in addition to reverse osmosis. But purifying sewage is likely to be cheaper and is better for the environment, making it a potentially more attractive option than desalination. For a start, the product being treated is already available on site at a wastewater treatment plant, avoiding the energy and infrastructure required for pumping water from the sea. What is more, there is a large amount of waste brine involved in desalination, which needs to be disposed of. In comparison, sewage needs to be treated anyhow and, in the case of San Diego, would end up being disposed of at sea—and polluting coastal waters—if it was not converted to drinking water.

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Teukka  Jul 19, 2021 • 5:52:53am

re: #421 steve_davis

“Thou shalt not tempt the Lord your God.”

Hasn’t the Y-deity opened up a barrel of whoopass for that on multiple occasions?

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 5:56:52am

re: #427 Teukka

Hasn’t the Y-deity opened up a barrel of whoopass for that on multiple occasions?

One of the arguments against the Reformation was that letting untrained idiots practice theology and theosophy is that it would inevitably lead to such things, best to leave it to literate schooled professionals, namely us.

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Teukka  Jul 19, 2021 • 6:03:23am

re: #323 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

re: #421 steve_davis

re: #422 Patricia Kayden

It’s a common theme I see in that part of the religion-political spectrum, testing your deity, or not using the senses, reason and intellect said deity endowed you with to figure the truth out…

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Teukka  Jul 19, 2021 • 6:03:33am
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John Hughes  Jul 19, 2021 • 6:09:56am

Chez Paul, 2 plateaux, Vallon, Abidjan.

at least it has no ham…
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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 6:10:05am

re: #430 Teukka

“The science isn’t in on this yet!”

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Teukka  Jul 19, 2021 • 6:17:47am

re: #430 Teukka

N.B.! It’s hard to give exact numbers for transmission with a mask, but the numbers on the image should give you the ballpark.

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Belafon  Jul 19, 2021 • 6:23:35am

re: #409 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

If God created everything, then God created the virus. Ergo, God wants to kill you. Why would a believer like this dipshyte want you to interfere with the will of God?

It was created in a lab by the Chinese.

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Teukka  Jul 19, 2021 • 6:24:32am

On a CoViD-19 roll:
Edit: Messed up speling in original tweets.

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Belafon  Jul 19, 2021 • 6:31:33am
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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 6:33:50am

re: #434 Belafon

It was created in a lab by the Chinese.

The Chinese are Agents of God’s Will

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Dr Lizardo  Jul 19, 2021 • 6:35:09am

This is a good cover. Dave Grohl absolutely nails the falsetto.

Dee Gees - Tragedy (Audio)

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Dangerman  Jul 19, 2021 • 6:37:52am

Not negotiating in good faith and never have been:

So a small group of Rs might sign on to an infrastructure bill if it is fully paid for.

However they have said it can’t be by:

- increasing the corporate tax rate
- a minimum corporate tax on multinational corporations
- Repealing any part of the 2017 tax-cut
- Raising the tax rate on millionaires
- Raising the capital gains tax
- Stepping up the basis for inherited property

And we’ve just added they wont support increased funding for the IRS to better enforce existing laws (we won’t go into the lunacy of the why of this)

So what’s left that would fund the size of this bill, he asked rhetorically knowing full well there is no such a thing.

Oh wait…cutting “entitlements”. Could that be it?

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Belafon  Jul 19, 2021 • 6:42:48am

re: #437 Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))

The Chinese are Agents of God’s Will

But scientists aren’t.

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Teukka  Jul 19, 2021 • 6:43:39am

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Shiplord Kirel: Fan of USPS, Goodyear, and Oreo  Jul 19, 2021 • 6:45:05am
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Dr Lizardo  Jul 19, 2021 • 6:48:30am

Iron Maiden’s 17th studio album, Senjutsu, drops on 3 September. Just got the notice.

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Belafon  Jul 19, 2021 • 6:48:50am
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No Malarkey!  Jul 19, 2021 • 6:51:09am

8 year old now has two shootings under her belt, so she is an old hand at this now. Murica, fuck yeah!

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 6:54:37am

re: #445 No Malarkey!

8 year old now has two shootings under her belt, so she is an old hand at this now. Murica, fuck yeah!

blood of patriots = trauma of children

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Love-Child of Cassandra and Sisyphus  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:00:47am

Looking at the June real estate report for San Diego county, and there is no evidence that we are post-pandemic.

Now when the July report comes out perhaps there will be big changes, but I am not holding my breath.

The median and average sales prices keep climbing, and climbing sharply.

Then I went to look at the official CPI statistics and there is clear evidence that inflation is back.

However, I doubt that the adjustments made to so many people (retirement, wages, etc.) will go up enough to cover inflation.

We are now in a position that is very dangerous. I am worried the Democratic party is not appreciating how much the electorate will turn on the party in power once inflation becomes unbearable.

And pretending the Fed can fix things is dangerous too, because the Fed can only patch over the holes, not address the fundamental problems.

Here are the fundamental problems:
1) Real estate is finite;
2) population goes up;
3) energy is strictly speaking abundant (thanks to the sun) but our economy is built on depleting fossil fuels.

The important things of living life is having a roof over one’s head, fresh water and a sewer system, and way for people to work so an economy can function to supply all that is needed.

We are so far behind where we need to be in building sustainable urban areas.

And sustainable regions.

And we are pretending that “retirement” is a forever right. Well, “retirement” is a 20th century concept and it may not make it to the 22nd century.

Simply mandating higher minimum wages will not fix the problem.

As long as our society is designed around the idea that being much wealthier than your neighbor is the highest form of achievement in life, the society will undermine its ability to provide the kind of life that has what we all take for granted as a modern lifestyle.

The American modern lifestyle was built on available land and cheap energy.

Without those, all that is left is the rich outbidding the poors for whatever is available.

Biden’s wish for a large infrastructure bill is worthwhile, but those kinds of things don’t address the current lopsided cash-flow towards those who have amassed great wealth the past 5 decades or so.

We are now in an urban land rush that only the rich can afford.

But over half of our population now wants to live in urban areas.

And moving to the country is basically not an option for most people, because jobs are where people are at, and people are now in urban areas.

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Dangerman  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:05:28am

re: #362 Targetpractice

For all their talk about the far-left and eugenics, the GQP attitude towards the dangers of CV read like one: “Only the weak and elderly need fear the virus, while those with strong immune systems will survive! If you die of the virus, then that simply means you were not strong enough!”

“Surviving” is an awfully low hurdle

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No Malarkey!  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:07:10am

re: #447 Love-Child of Cassandra and Sisyphus

Looking at the June real estate report for San Diego county, and there is no evidence that we are post-pandemic.

Now when the July report comes out perhaps there will be big changes, but I am not holding my breath.

The median and average sales prices keep climbing, and climbing sharply.

Then I went to look at the official CPI statistics and there is clear evidence that inflation is back.

However, I doubt that the adjustments made to so many people (retirement, wages, etc.) will go up enough to cover inflation.

We are now in a position that is very dangerous. I am worried the Democratic party is not appreciating how much the electorate will turn on the party in power once inflation becomes unbearable.

And pretending the Fed can fix things is dangerous too, because the Fed can only patch over the holes, not address the fundamental problems.

Here are the fundamental problems:
1) Real estate is finite;
2) population goes up;
3) energy is strictly speaking abundant (thanks to the sun) but our economy is built on depleting fossil fuels.

The important things of living life is having a roof over one’s head, fresh water and a sewer system, and way for people to work so an economy can function to supply all that is needed.

We are so far behind where we need to be in building sustainable urban areas.

And sustainable regions.

And we are pretending that “retirement” is a forever right. Well, “retirement” is a 20th century concept and it may not make it to the 22nd century.

Simply mandating higher minimum wages will not fix the problem.

As long as our society is designed around the idea that being much wealthier than your neighbor is the highest form of achievement in life, the society will undermine its ability to provide the kind of life that has what we all take for granted as a modern lifestyle.

The American modern lifestyle was built on available land and cheap energy.

Without those, all that is left is the rich outbidding the poors for whatever is available.

Biden’s wish for a large infrastructure bill is worthwhile, but those kinds of things don’t address the current lopsided cash-flow towards those who have amassed great wealth the past 5 decades or so.

We are now in an urban land rush that only the rich can afford.

But over half of our population now wants to live in urban areas.

And moving to the country is basically not an option for most people, because jobs are where people are at, and people are now in urban areas.

The inflation spike is transitory, and a large part of it is due to a spike in used car prices. The price of gasoline which spiked as people started driving again has already stabilized, and oil is dropping sharply today. What we don’t want to do is strangle the economy while a lot of people are still unemployed.

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A Mom Anon  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:11:00am

re: #443 Dr Lizardo

I just saw the cover, Eddie as a samurai. I’m sure my kid is preordering it ASAP.

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Love-Child of Cassandra and Sisyphus  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:12:40am

re: #449 No Malarkey!

The CPI formula overweights the monthly gasoline prices.

Because Americans are driving more fuel efficient cars, and because of social changes (e.g., working from home), gasoline is not as important to the monthly family budget as it used to be.

Real estate is now driving the economic show. And when housing prices go up, rents go up too.

At least in urban areas, I propose that rent increases (or house price increases for those who are buying) now are the problem. Not gasoline.

And, another problem with the CPI formula, and this is a long standing criticism, is that it is a geographically flawed concept.

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Dangerman  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:13:49am

re: #377 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

House Bill 244 (ostensibly a bill for military families) prohibits schools from enforcing any CDC guidance, including quarantining students or staff who test positive for Covid-19.

The bill states an unvaccinated person cannot be treated any differently than a vaccinated one.

The bill goes into effect in ninety days. Gov. Mike DeWine (wingnut) says ***if the CDC would just approve a vaccine*** that would make the issue moot (narrator, no it won’t because wingnuts will never be satisfied). See Tennessee repealing all vaccination requirements to avoid the CDC’s upcoming full approval of the SARS-CoV-2 vaccine.

*** not the FDA?
Serious q. Doesn’t he know?

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Dr Lizardo  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:14:56am

re: #450 A Mom Anon

I just saw the cover, Eddie as a samurai. I’m sure my kid is preordering it ASAP.

We have a vinyl shop here in town; they’ll have it in stock on the release date, and they said they’ll hold a copy for me.

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Love-Child of Cassandra and Sisyphus  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:15:04am

CPI for all items rises 0.9% in June as many indexes increase

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.9 percent
in June on a seasonally adjusted basis after rising 0.6 percent in May, the U.S.
Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. This was the largest 1-month change
since June 2008 when the index rose 1.0 percent. Over the last 12 months, the
all items index increased 5.4 percent before seasonal adjustment; this was the
largest 12-month increase since a 5.4-percent increase for the period ending
August 2008.

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Teukka  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:18:45am

re: #435 Teukka

re: #433 Teukka

re: #430 Teukka

So, turned out that the original graphic was a bit misleading as to percentages. Found more generic version, deleted the old tweets and made new ones. If you shared, share anew.

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DodgerFan1988  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:21:11am
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A Mom Anon  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:21:34am

re: #451 Love-Child of Cassandra and Sisyphus

I was offered over 300K for our house a couple of weeks ago. Which is awesome. But there is nothing affordable to buy with the 170K we would walk away with. Especially since I want to buy a smaller home with a smaller yard to take care of. We need to bank some of that money, and with rentals and home prices being what they are, that’s not possible. It’s home flippers and developers driving a lot of this. We are between the proverbial rock and hard place on this.

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Belafon  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:23:46am

re: #455 Teukka

Not entirely sure which mask you’re talking about, but 3 isn’t really going to work. Your steps seem to make sense in a hospital.

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A Mom Anon  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:24:46am

re: #456 DodgerFan1988

He’s so important that evil liberals are trying to murderize him. Or he’s just another lying, grifting sack of shit. Wonder which one applies?…..

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Belafon  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:24:58am

re: #457 A Mom Anon

I was offered over 300K for our house a couple of weeks ago. Which is awesome. But there is nothing affordable to buy with the 170K we would walk away with. Especially since I want to buy a smaller home with a smaller yard to take care of. We need to bank some of that money, and with rentals and home prices being what they are, that’s not possible. It’s home flippers and developers driving a lot of this. We are between the proverbial rock and hard place on this.

Hard to say on that last. It was a home buyer that offered one family money to not only buy their current house, but to buy their next house wherever they went.

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Teukka  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:27:11am

re: #458 Belafon

Not entirely sure which mask you’re talking about, but 3 isn’t really going to work. Your steps seem to make sense in a hospital.

Surgical masks. And the rule applies even outside hospital. Once it is on, do not touch the mask itself, only the strings, all the way until you bin it.

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:29:04am

re: #457 A Mom Anon

…It’s home flippers and developers driving a lot of this. We are between the proverbial rock and hard place on this.

Real estate is a commercial commodity, as it labor.

The people who live on said real estate as tenants or mortgage holders, along with the employees who work at the jobs, are nothing more than expendable appendages.

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:29:54am

re: #459 A Mom Anon

He’s so important that evil liberals are trying to murderize him. Or he’s just another lying, grifting sack of shit. Wonder which one applies?…..

Remember Matt Gaetz and his gas mask?

Same degree of assholishness.

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Dangerman  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:30:48am

re: #401 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

This, by the way, is a real movie (2018), if you want to spend seventy-five minutes killing brain cells.

The VelociPastor (IMDB)

Rated 5.1 out of 10 out of 4,200 ratings.

One of the most popular reviews:

i went over to IMDB to check this out
there’s the section, if you liked that you may like these…..

how do you miss Llamageddon! 4.1/10 524

A killer llama from outer space crash lands on Earth and brings death and destruction to everyone in its path.

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Dopamine Fish  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:30:49am

re: #463 Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))

Remember Matt Gaetz and his gas mask?

Same degree of assholishness.

The new hotness: Pretending to be afraid for your life to own the libs.

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Dopamine Fish  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:31:33am

re: #464 Dangerman

i went over to IMDB to check this out
there’s the section, if you liked that you may like these…..

how do you miss Llamageddon! 4.1/10 524

You’ll notice alpacas don’t have an alpacalypse movie…

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:32:10am
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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:32:35am

re: #465 Dopamine Fish

The new hotness: Pretending to be afraid for your life to own the libs.

Implying that those who Speak Truth to Power are not safe in the Liberal Hellhole of Biden’s Amerika.

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:33:24am
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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:34:36am
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Shiplord Kirel: Fan of USPS, Goodyear, and Oreo  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:35:06am

re: #459 A Mom Anon

He’s so important that evil liberals are trying to murderize him. Or he’s just another lying, grifting sack of shit. Wonder which one applies?…..

The greatest real danger to RW nutcakes comes from their fellow nutcakes.
Nazi leader George Lincoln Rockwell was assassinated by a former subordinate, George Patler, in 1968. Btw, Rockwell’s parents were the noted Vaudeville performers George Lovejoy and Claire Schade Rockwell. They were always vehemently opposed to George Lincoln’s Nazi ideology. When told of his son’s death, the senior Rockwell (then 78 years old) said, “I am not surprised at all. I’ve expected it for quite some time.”

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Dangerman  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:35:39am

re: #422 Patricia Kayden

Plus, the lord your god doesn’t have a driver’s license.

Was it George Carlin who said why do you have a statue of Mary on your dashboard looking at you? she should be facing forward watching for traffic.

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:35:44am
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A Mom Anon  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:36:33am

re: #460 Belafon

If I could find someone to do that, I would start packing. Buy my house and my new one? Fine by me. We’re at the point where big expenses are popping up. We had to replace 40 yr old garage doors and we’re about to get the gutters replaced because they are leaking and causing damage. The chimney is also beginning to fall apart. I’ve been trying to move my husband into action on this for at least a decade. We almost moved to Maryland awhile ago, but the job he accepted wasn’t what he thought it would be an d he came home a week after leaving. I feel stuck, not sure how to get past that part.

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:37:02am

re: #470 Backwoods_Sleuth

I watched a few YouTube videos on the Arizona election “audit” and now the algorithm is suddenly feeding me anti-vaccine content next to my usual Breaking Bad clips

you have to click on the video and tell them not to send you any more on that topic.

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The Pie Overlord!  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:40:06am

re: #431 John Hughes

Chez Paul, 2 plateaux, Vallon, Abidjan.

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The “Ivoirienne” has pineapple on it.

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:42:31am
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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:44:08am

Who are you going to believe, election officials or Cyber Ninjas?

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Hecuba's daughter  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:44:34am

re: #348 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

And his own sister encouraged him.

It was too late for him to be vaccinated at that point. He was doomed. She may have been trying to make him feel better. Or is she definitely anti-vax?

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Dopamine Fish  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:44:54am

re: #478 Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))

Who are you going to believe, election officials or Cyber Ninjas?

Dude. They have NINJAS in the name. There’s no way that could be anything but legit.

///

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Dangerman  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:47:26am

re: #466 Dopamine Fish

You’ll notice alpacas don’t have an alpacalypse movie…

+1 well done. very funny.

but they do have t shirts!

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:49:04am
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Michele1  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:49:48am

Morning Lizards. No food Pron this morning.

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Belafon  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:50:36am

re: #466 Dopamine Fish

You’ll notice alpacas don’t have an alpacalypse movie…

I thought “Armomageddon” from the Lego 2 movie was great.

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:51:11am

LOL

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Belafon  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:51:40am

re: #482 Backwoods_Sleuth

I’m pretty sure the number of young people getting the vaccine would double if they would guarantee 5G reception.

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:51:49am

re: #482 Backwoods_Sleuth

Former nurse and anti-vaccine activist Kate Shemirani says Covid vaccines are “bioweapons” and “surveilance systems” with an “electrical charge” that can transmit and receive signals from 5G towers. She adds people who have been vaccinated will likely die “within two years”.

This is a form of sick, twisted, sociopathic performance art. People who delight in saying anything to get a reaction and draw attention to themselves.

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Michele1  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:52:06am

re: #481 Dangerman

+1 well done. very funny.

but they do have t shirts!

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Me want! Have a link? Please say you have a link. :-)

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Hecuba's daughter  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:54:17am

re: #357 Targetpractice

These are folks who’ve spent months totally BSing about the statistics of the pandemic, it’s a given that they’re not going to be honest about how things have really worked versus how they want to portray them. Noem and DeSantis are both trying to set themselves up for 2024 runs on the “success” in their states, despite both regularly ranking among the top 10 in deaths per capita and total deaths.

You’re going to see campaign ads next year about the “freedom” in places like FL and SD versus the “tyranny” in CA where masks are coming back in the densely-populated counties. They’re gonna sneer at Dr. Fauci and others as “so-called ‘experts’” and call them “liars” for pushing masks that “don’t work” and vaccines that are “dangerous.” And present the idea that people just walk around unvaccinated and unmasked as “common sense” because “the cure can’t be worse than that disease.”

All that matters is the deaths per capita, and not total number. South Dakota definitely is in the top ten on that metric, but as of now, FL is in the middle and much better than most large blue states.

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Dangerman  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:54:36am

re: #488 Michele: Out of the closet, Into the fire

Me want! Have a link? Please say you have a link. :-)

That came from here

I’m sure theres others too

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Michele1  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:56:57am

re: #490 Dangerman

That came from here

I’m sure theres others too

Thank you so very much!

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The Pie Overlord!  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:58:18am
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dharmamark  Jul 19, 2021 • 7:59:45am
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Hecuba's daughter  Jul 19, 2021 • 8:01:06am

re: #377 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

House Bill 244 (ostensibly a bill for military families) prohibits schools from enforcing any CDC guidance, including quarantining students or staff who test positive for Covid-19.

The bill states an unvaccinated person cannot be treated any differently than a vaccinated one.

The bill goes into effect in ninety days. Gov. Mike DeWine (wingnut) says if the CDC would just approve a vaccine that would make the issue moot (narrator, no it won’t because wingnuts will never be satisfied). See Tennessee repealing all vaccination requirements to avoid the CDC’s upcoming full approval of the SARS-CoV-2 vaccine.

Wasn’t DeWine treating Covid seriously at the beginning? When did he jump ship? Fear of being primaried?

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Belafon  Jul 19, 2021 • 8:04:44am

re: #494 Hecuba’s daughter

Wasn’t DeWine treating Covid seriously at the beginning? When did he jump ship? Fear of being primaried?

It sounds like he’s saying “I can’t do much about my party now, so please help me, Federal Government.”

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Michele1  Jul 19, 2021 • 8:05:05am
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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 8:18:24am

re: #493 dharmamark

Robby Steinhardt of Kansas has died.

When I was a Freshman at Indiana University in Bloomington, you could walk around the dormitory halls at pretty much any time of day or night be guaranteed to hear the strains of “Leftoverture” coming through a towel-stuffed doorway somewhere…

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Teukka  Jul 19, 2021 • 8:30:43am

re: #482 Backwoods_Sleuth

media.tenor.co

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JOE 🥓  Jul 19, 2021 • 8:35:40am

re: #411 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

And many pray to heal their sick children (as they die before their eyes), but they never pray for things like God to fix a vacuum cleaner.

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mmmirele  Jul 19, 2021 • 8:42:22am

re: #326 Anymouse 🌹🏡😷

After more than sixty sexual abuse allegations against it, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Norwich, Connecticut is filing for bankruptcy rather than pay out for sexual assaults.

The Catholic Church remains the wealthiest private organisation on the planet, funded by hundreds of millions of Catholics around the world every Sunday.

They tried that stunt here in Nebraska as investigations opened, and a bankruptcy judge refused to allow them to declare bankruptcy, saying the diocese cannot represent the organisation as only a part of it. The case here is moving forward with the intent of actually forcing a payout. The Vatican refuses to recognise the authority of Nebraska courts (too bad for them).

*snort* As far as I know, most dioceses have regularized their property ownership situation over the last 19 years (<<

The key here is that the Vatican actually owns nothing in pretty much all US dioceses. And the point is, if the diocese of Nebraska tries to say, “but Vatican,” the lawyers suing (who by now have QUITE a bit of experience in this area) will point out that they’re suing the diocese, which happens to have a number of property deeds in its name, and gee, if we get a judgment, we do intend to exercise that judgment on those properties for the benefit of our wronged clients.

This is not something the diocese is going to win, and “but Vatican” isn’t going to work, not with all that nice real property out there just waiting to be seized. The diocese would do well to talk to its lawyers and figure out a way to deal with this.

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 8:48:46am

re: #499 JOE 🥓

So this is a have-their-cake-and-eat-it situation for them.

Does this mean that the (Arch)bishops are the “owners” of this property and could legally split from the Vatican and still retain ownership?

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Teukka  Jul 19, 2021 • 8:49:12am

REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!

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DodgerFan1988  Jul 19, 2021 • 8:51:46am

For once Geraldo is right.

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Belafon  Jul 19, 2021 • 8:54:06am

re: #503 DodgerFan1988

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For once Geraldo is right.

Geraldo should wonder around the Fox studio and show up randomly on every show and say that.

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 8:57:09am

And again, they want to have their cake and eat it, too: to exercise the right not to mask or vaccinate yet still have the right to unlimited access to endanger others.

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Teukka  Jul 19, 2021 • 8:58:36am

re: #505 Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))

And again, they want to have their cake and eat it, too: to exercise the right not to mask or vaccinate yet still have the right to unlimited access to endanger others.

As I said… We need to begin consider Pathogen Rights Activists as the liabilities to life and public health they are, and consider demanding accountability from the Pathogen Rights Activists, those who pander to them, and those who share their lies without exercising due diligence. Demand Justice…

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 9:00:37am

re: #506 Teukka

As I said… We need to begin consider Pathogen Rights Activists as the liabilities to life and public health they are, and consider demanding accountability from the Pathogen Rights Activists, those who pander to them, and those who share their lies without exercising due diligence. Demand Justice…

Sociopathogenicists?

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mmmirele  Jul 19, 2021 • 9:06:42am

re: #344 Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))

Or cotton in the Arizona deserts.

You *can* grow cotton in the Arizona deserts…cotton was grown in areas near my house during the Hohokam period. However, the Hohokam used irrigation and pretty much hand dug the irrigation canals over centuries. Very few of the canals were preserved—the Mormon settlers either repurposed them because they were serious engineering marvels and they WORKED, or they were bulldozed and filled in after the farmers sold out and the suburbanites, like me, moved in.

I remember driving by a cotton field with my dad and uncle, the field had been picked and there was still some cotton on the plants. My dad: “Mama would have whipped us for leaving so much behind.” Uncle: “Yup.” The things you learn about your parents. I had no idea that they had grown cotton, much less had to go out and pick it.

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A hollow voice says NOW drain that swamp!  Jul 19, 2021 • 9:07:36am

Western good morning!

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 9:08:48am

re: #508 mmmirele

I remember driving by a cotton field with my dad and uncle, the field had been picked and there was still some cotton on the plants. My dad: “Mama would have whipped us for leaving so much behind.” Uncle: “Yup.” The things you learn about your parents. I had no idea that they had grown cotton, much less had to go out and pick it.

We had a barbecue, a side of a sheep with some friends from the Navajo Reservation. I did my best to strip the bones clean, but Elaine looked at them and said, “next time, you get Mc Donald’s, you white folks don’t know how to eat ribs!”

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lawhawk  Jul 19, 2021 • 9:11:59am

re: #150 Backwoods_Sleuth

If your bible isn’t in the original Aramaic, then you’re doing it wrong. /

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plansbandc  Jul 19, 2021 • 9:20:58am

re: #466 Dopamine Fish

Damn it.

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DodgerFan1988  Jul 19, 2021 • 9:25:25am

There are black people serving longer sentences for lesser offenses.

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JOE 🥓  Jul 19, 2021 • 9:26:27am

re: #513 DodgerFan1988

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There are black people serving longer sentences for lesser offenses.

Did a Trump Judge issue that sentence?

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Teukka  Jul 19, 2021 • 9:26:33am

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plansbandc  Jul 19, 2021 • 9:27:29am

re: #493 dharmamark

Well that sucks. RIP.

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 9:28:31am

re: #513 DodgerFan1988

There are black people serving longer sentences for lesser offenses.

all we can do is concentrate on the positive: he was convicted and will serve time.

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jeffreyw  Jul 19, 2021 • 9:29:17am

re: #483 Michele: Out of the closet, Into the fire

Morning Lizards. No food Pron this morning.

Allow me:

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 9:30:38am

“Täter tot” in German means “The perpetrator is dead”

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KingKenrod  Jul 19, 2021 • 9:35:44am

Good thread on Hodgkins sentencing. I think 8 months is a lot more than the typical first time offender would get for a lesser non-violent felony like this. I hope he goes to big boy prison, but he will probably wind up in Club Fed. But the judge really let him have it.

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Eventual Carrion  Jul 19, 2021 • 9:42:10am

re: #467 Backwoods_Sleuth

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Maybe to:

form a more perfect Union
establish Justice
insure domestic Tranquility
provide for the common defense
promote the general Welfare
secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity

Are any of those right?

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dharmamark  Jul 19, 2021 • 9:42:48am

re: #497 Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))

Point of Know Return was the first album I bought with my own money.

523
mmmirele  Jul 19, 2021 • 9:47:18am

re: #371 Targetpractice

This whole thing has become a grotesque joke by this point. Even the half-measure of allowing Japanese citizens to view the games in-person is gone, so that now the opening ceremony will be to either total silence or canned “applause.” I get that there’s a lot of national pride locked up in hosting the games and the organizers likely don’t want these to be the first games canceled in peacetime, but the alternative is a hollow mockery of the whole thing that was already struggling to remain relevant in the face of financial ruin and widespread corruption that have plagued the games for decades now.

The Japanese in general do not want these games and are afraid that with so many people in from outside Japan that infections are going to explode. The current prime minister, Suga, and his cabinet are polling well south of Trump’s numbers at their worst. This is not exceptionally unusual for Japan, but usually prime ministers get the hint and there’s a party (LDP) reshuffle. That has not happened.

There’s a LOT of hostility towards the International Olympic Committee from the average Japanese person, and a feeling that Japan is being held over a barrel. This isn’t going to end well. :(

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Florida Panhandler  Jul 19, 2021 • 9:49:26am

re: #520 KingKenrod

Good thread on Hodgkins sentencing. I think 8 months is a lot more than the typical first time offender would get for a lesser non-violent felony like this. I hope he goes to big boy prison, but he will probably wind up in Club Fed. But the judge really let him have it.

Didn’t he show up carrying rope and gloves ready to hang someone? Why isn’t this a case of attempted murder or conspiracy to murder?

Of course we can all expect the next time an insurrection by “leftist” groups occurs similar light sentencing will apply….. JFC.

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Jay C  Jul 19, 2021 • 9:50:02am

re: #501 Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))

So this is a have-their-cake-and-eat-it situation for them.

Does this mean that the (Arch)bishops are the “owners” of this property and could legally split from the Vatican and still retain ownership?

Didn’t this (sort of) actually happen once? ISTR a vague memory about reading about a Catholic parish somewhere (?? PA ??) that was threatening to schism off from the main Church over some BS or other, and were hauled into court to confirm that they couldn’t just sell off the church property and pocket the bucks?
I also recall (?) that the “suit” never went vary far: the courts really didn’t want to get involved with an “internal” RCC matter; and the Church and the “schismatics” patched up their dispute some way…..

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jeffreyw  Jul 19, 2021 • 9:50:25am

re: #519 Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))

“Täter tot” in German means “The perpetrator is dead”

I hate it when they are still squirming when they go into the air fryer.

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 9:51:27am

Sharon and the Taters

there’s a band name

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Rightwingconspirator  Jul 19, 2021 • 9:53:54am

re: #527 Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))

Sharon and the Taters

there’s a band name

Rockabilly lol

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 9:54:23am

re: #528 Rightwingconspirator

Rockabilly lol

Soul Food Music

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KingKenrod  Jul 19, 2021 • 9:55:56am

re: #524 Florida Panhandler

Didn’t he show up carrying rope and gloves ready to hang someone? Why isn’t this a case of attempted murder or conspiracy to murder?

Of course we can all expect the next time an insurrection by “leftist” groups occurs similar light sentencing will apply….. JFC.

He walked around with a Trump flag and took pictures. He had goggles and gloves, so he had expected a confrontation. I didn’t read anything about a rope.

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darthstar  Jul 19, 2021 • 9:56:24am

So we bought a 65” Samsung Frame at Costco yesterday and I hung it up - it’s considerably larger than the 55 we had before. But jesus there are so many features I’ll never learn how to use the damn thing.

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))  Jul 19, 2021 • 9:57:13am

I have an old Sony screen I got from an ex GF when she upgraded. I use it as a monitor for DVD’s and streaming

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Belafon  Jul 19, 2021 • 9:58:00am

re: #531 darthstar

Looks like you need a much bigger tv.

534
Semper Fi  Jul 19, 2021 • 10:25:44am

re: #509 A hollow voice says NOW drain that swamp!

Western good morning!

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That really photographed well.

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Teukka  Jul 19, 2021 • 10:26:20am
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No Malarkey!  Jul 19, 2021 • 10:27:12am

If you think he got off easy, he didn’t.

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Dangerman  Jul 19, 2021 • 10:30:48am

re: #513 DodgerFan1988

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There are black people serving longer sentences for lesser offenses.

NO ONE is a criminal until their first offense…

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Dopamine Fish  Jul 19, 2021 • 10:31:08am

re: #536 No Malarkey!

If you think he got off easy, he didn’t.

I’m reading the other thread linked. The judge was NOT HAPPY with this man. He pulled no punches. It’s not what the prosecutors asked for, but that doesn’t mean it’s not a heavy sentence.

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Jay C  Jul 19, 2021 • 10:31:35am

re: #531 darthstar

So we bought a 65” Samsung Frame at Costco yesterday and I hung it up - it’s considerably larger than the 55 we had before. But jesus there are so many features I’ll never learn how to use the damn thing.

[Embedded content]

Inorite?
Buying a “smart” TV is one thing: however, getting one that’s smarter than you can be a PITA…..

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darthstar  Jul 19, 2021 • 10:34:10am

re: #533 Belafon

Looks like you need a much bigger tv.

Oh hell no. This is big enough. But I hit the Samsung TV button and I’ve got thousands of other channels - including garbage like TYT and Newsmax…WTF do I want that shit for? I’ll bet I have OAN as well.

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John Hughes  Jul 19, 2021 • 12:03:20pm

Chez Paul, 2 plateaux, Vallon, Abidjan.

re: #476 The Pie Overlord!

The “Ivoirienne” has pineapple on it.

Exactly.


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