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Suicide-Belted Terrorist Shot and Killed in Spain; He Was the Ringleader of Last Week's Vehicle Attacks

The left hates white-skinned Nazis enough to punch them just for existing, but they're silent as churchmice about the brown-skinned variety.

This may have something to do with their political alliance with Islamists.

Posted by: Ace at 01:41 PM




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1 st?

Posted by: Country Boy at August 21, 2017 01:42 PM (Z0uHT)

2 nd?

Posted by: Country Boy at August 21, 2017 01:43 PM (Z0uHT)

3 rd?

Posted by: Country Boy at August 21, 2017 01:43 PM (Z0uHT)

4 First!

Posted by: Weasel at August 21, 2017 01:43 PM (8aWIY)

5 th?

Posted by: Country Boy at August 21, 2017 01:43 PM (Z0uHT)

6 Damnit!

Posted by: Weasel at August 21, 2017 01:43 PM (8aWIY)

7 Don't forget the communists flags they hold up at every rally.

Posted by: Mr Pink at August 21, 2017 01:43 PM (3w06M)

8 Guess everyone else is too busy watching the eclipse.

Posted by: Country Boy at August 21, 2017 01:43 PM (Z0uHT)

9 FYI - I'm boycotting the eclipse.

Posted by: Weasel at August 21, 2017 01:44 PM (8aWIY)

10 top ten?

Posted by: Rick in SK at August 21, 2017 01:44 PM (FZYNt)

11 Our society and civilization are being eclipsed.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at August 21, 2017 01:44 PM (jTUfG)

12 Don't look directly at the left. The hypocrisy is blinding.

Posted by: Pep at August 21, 2017 01:44 PM (maVGg)

13 I'm pretty much boycotting it too, although I'm probably somewhere where I wouldn't see much anyways.

Plus I'm too busy eating White Castle cheeseburgers.

Posted by: Country Boy at August 21, 2017 01:45 PM (Z0uHT)

14 If you're in the eclipse line, don't forget to bring your doggehs in. It can blind them too.

Posted by: Tami at August 21, 2017 01:45 PM (Enq6K)

15 That's just your opinion man.

Posted by: A Dude at August 21, 2017 01:46 PM (baYK5)

16 Hey, it's over, we survived!

Posted by: IP at August 21, 2017 01:46 PM (UmSfZ)

17 Fuck the eclipse!

Posted by: Ernie McCracken at August 21, 2017 01:46 PM (vuhDr)

18 Ace didn't see his shadow...

there will be 4 more weeks of Summer.

Posted by: garrett at August 21, 2017 01:46 PM (JaYz2)

19 Posted by: Country Boy at August 21, 2017 01:45 PM (Z0uHT)


Mmmmm... White Castles.

Posted by: jwest at August 21, 2017 01:47 PM (Zs4uk)

20 The Left's double standards reveal their true views: they don't care about the "issues," they simply hate America as presently constituted.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 21, 2017 01:47 PM (SRKgf)

21 Good

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 01:47 PM (3OIiX)

22 Is something happening?

Posted by: J. Sessions at August 21, 2017 01:47 PM (mcI77)

23 You know who else has a political alliance with these Islamists besides the SJWs? David Duke and his pals.

Two sides of the same coin.

Posted by: Jack Sock at August 21, 2017 01:47 PM (glJL/)

24 803 I don't know when this thing is supposed to hit SE WI. It's been dim and dreary since I woke up. Nothing much has changed. Don't plan on sticking me head out the window either way. This is my excited face _____


Posted by: grammie winger - I saw the light, no more darkness, no more night at August 21, 2017 01:43 PM (lwiT4)

Partial started at 11:53
Max at 1:18
Cloudy all day.
Posted by: OneEyedJack at August 21, 2017 01:46 PM (z79tQ)

in case you missed it last thread

Posted by: OneEyedJack at August 21, 2017 01:47 PM (z79tQ)

25 "Ace didn't see his shadow...

there will be 4 more weeks of Summer.
"
-Posted by: garrett at August 21, 2017 01:46 PM (JaYz2)

*HAH!*

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 01:47 PM (Ckg4U)

26 sun almost half covered here in San Antonio, getting dim out there

Posted by: GrandMa Bell at August 21, 2017 01:48 PM (losIw)

27 So, I got the eclipse glasses. Can't see a thing with them.

Except the Sun!

At it is spectacular.

Posted by: JAS at August 21, 2017 01:48 PM (UnDQI)

28 You guys notice anything funny about IP? Something different?

Posted by: Weasel at August 21, 2017 01:48 PM (8aWIY)

The Morning Rant

talking ape - eclipse.jpg"So this weekend, the Boston Police had to endure peaceful bottles of urine thrown at them from-- wait, what the hell is this? I can't believe this! Get this thing outa here! AoSHQ is gonna hear from my lawyers!"

Prescience:


same sh different masks.jpg


A video wherein Charles Barkley refuses to join the MSM and crybully driven hair-on-fire freak-out over some statues:



how to confuse a liberal.jpg


I can't stop laughing at this:


Where'd all of this dust come from?



Doing the Lord's work.

Missed the eclipse? Don't worry, there'll be others.

Posted by: OregonMuse at 11:32 AM




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1 Furst

Posted by: JoeF. at August 21, 2017 11:34 AM (7uYFy)

2 meh, repost


Take a look at this.
Guest (special forces Terry Schappert) on Gutfeld's show explaining how he would eliminate domestic ISIS terrorists.

Pretty simple idea.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Za9jG2oXDw0

Go to the 14Min Mark.

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 11:34 AM (fceHP)

3 Suck End

Posted by: JoeF. at August 21, 2017 11:34 AM (7uYFy)

4 Unless it is 10 degrees F, you shouldn't be wearing a mask. To me it signals evil intent.

Posted by: Assassin6 at August 21, 2017 11:35 AM (GBYzV)

5 Bruce Jenner and OJ Simpson

Thanks, Rob Kardashian!

Posted by: JoeF. at August 21, 2017 11:35 AM (7uYFy)

6 Corgis Called.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 11:35 AM (Ckg4U)

7 Black Hole Sun

Posted by: JoeF. at August 21, 2017 11:36 AM (7uYFy)

8 Where did Cossell get his fine wigs?

Posted by: Maxine Waters at August 21, 2017 11:37 AM (3vyFz)

9 RE: The women of the Confederacy thing.

It takes me on a tangent and reminds me of the occasional search for a black Confederate soldier. "If blacks fought willingly for the Confederacy, then it wasn't about slavery!"

Which, of course, it was. Democrats do love their slaves.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 11:38 AM (9srr1)

10 LOVE Charles Barkley's response.

The guy keeps pushing him, hoping Charles will give in to the urge to join the fight, but he does..not..budge!!

More of this - just don't take the bait.

Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 11:38 AM (NOIQH)

11 Pirates have marked GP for death!

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 11:38 AM (0mRoj)

12 This post should have a Hope Solo Selfie in it, Muse.

Posted by: garrett at August 21, 2017 11:39 AM (JaYz2)

13 I thought the "deaf community" was opposed to hearing?

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 21, 2017 11:39 AM (IqV8l)

14 On the Moon? Why go to the moon when there's so many problems here?

/whiteyonthemoon

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at August 21, 2017 11:39 AM (MINbv)

15 I like the painting of of watching the Moon's shadow fall upon the Earth.

Clavius Base by 2001, would have been nice.

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 21, 2017 11:39 AM (WjqDo)

16 The philosophical stylings of Charles Barkley. Might not always agree with him, but damn if he don't make sense every now and then.

Posted by: Banana Splits Guy at August 21, 2017 11:39 AM (4HEHc)

17

You will laugh.

Really funny segment on Gutfeld this weekend.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c5wDFnfvEJs

go to the 33:30 or so mark. Hysterical.



Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 11:39 AM (fceHP)

18 12 This post should have a Hope Solo Selfie in it, Muse.
Posted by: garrett at August 21, 2017 11:39 AM (JaYz2)

It does. That's just an extreme close-up.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 11:40 AM (0mRoj)

19 Songs radio will probably play today....

Dark Side of the Moon in it's entirety--especially the song "Eclipse"

Soundgarden's "Black Hole Sun" and "Fell on Black Days"

Bonnie Tyler--"Total Eclipse of the Heart"

Carly Simon, "You're So Vain"--because of that line that says..."total eclipse of the sun..."

Posted by: JoeF. at August 21, 2017 11:40 AM (7uYFy)

20 Father of four experiences silence for the first time

https://youtu.be/18kqcczy6MQ

NSFW

Posted by: BourbonChicken at August 21, 2017 11:40 AM (rnAwa)

21 I visited the American Hall of Fame yesterday at what used to be NYU's science and engineering campus in The Bronx. It's a remarkable place and has sculptured busts of notable Americans. It used to be a big deal, and could and should be again.

Andy Cuomo just had the busts of Lee and Stonewall Jackson removed. Sure enough they'e been cut from their pedestals and the plaques removed. Lee and Stonewall used to face off from US Grant.

Will Andrew Jackson survive?

What about Matthew Maury, a pioneering oceanographer who quit the US Navy to join in with the Confederates. He also has the sin of questioning the modern science of Climate Change before it was even a thing.

To add to the injury Andy is naming the new Tappan Zee Bridge the "Cuomo Bridge" after his father.

Posted by: Ignoramus at August 21, 2017 11:41 AM (+7/1f)

22 26th!!

Posted by: OneEyedJack at August 21, 2017 11:41 AM (z79tQ)

23 Are there Gorilla Pundit T-shirts on CafePress?

That could be a lovely mess of claims over royalties.

Posted by: fluffy at August 21, 2017 11:41 AM (U0v/A)

24 Anyone else see Neil De Grasse Tyson opining on twitter that eclipses happen somewhere on earth every two years so we should all just calm the F down?

Posted by: TexasDan at August 21, 2017 11:41 AM (yL25O)

25 Willowed from last thread:

The responses to the NYT eclipse = Climate tweet are pretty much all calling them dunces.
==========

I like the person who said, "This is so dumb, I'm actually questioning climate change now."

Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 11:41 AM (vg8iE)

26 Aaaaand there's a pic of a chalked sign warning about blinding pets due to the eclipse making the rounds.

*sigh*

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at August 21, 2017 11:42 AM (MINbv)

27 >>Where did Cossell get his fine wigs?

Helloooooo...

Posted by: Lace Wigs at August 21, 2017 11:42 AM (/tuJf)

28 IT'S FUNNY WHAT HAPPENED TO THAT BIG MONKEY BECAUSE THERE IS AN ECLIPSE TODAY!

Posted by: Ben Roethlisberger at August 21, 2017 11:42 AM (89T5c)

29 In case it was not already mentioned: Uber-feminist Joss Whedon is a total pig, per his wife.

Always gotta watch out for the loudest feminist men. They have the most to hide, atone for.
http://preview.tinyurl.com/yckjgbgh

Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 11:42 AM (NOIQH)

30 Must be a slow day.

Or. Or some folks read all the content. I skipped the two videos. Now i'll listen to Barkleys rant.

Posted by: OneEyedJack at August 21, 2017 11:42 AM (z79tQ)

31 20 Father of four experiences silence for the first time

https://youtu.be/18kqcczy6MQ

NSFW
Posted by: BourbonChicken at August 21, 2017 11:40 AM (rnAwa)

LMAO

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 11:42 AM (0mRoj)

32 Damn! Who stole the sun?
Where's my selfie stick?

Posted by: Ex President Cock Curious at August 21, 2017 11:42 AM (O5Q3r)

33 Cuomo still dreams he will be President.

Hahahaha

Posted by: blaster at August 21, 2017 11:42 AM (k+mZh)

34 *ponders changing words*

Hello Anti-Fatha, Hello Anti-Mutha
Beatings from Camp Lie-a-watha

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 21, 2017 11:43 AM (WjqDo)

35 uh-oh
prepare for REEEEEEEE !!

In an Aug. 9 speech, Mattis bluntly praised Navy sailors for their service, telling them it meant “you’re not some pussy sitting on the sidelines.”

“You will have some of the best days of your life and some of the worst days of your life in the U.S. Navy, you know what I mean?” Mattis told sailors

Posted by: McCool at August 21, 2017 11:43 AM (KvRqW)

36 29 In case it was not already mentioned: Uber-feminist Joss Whedon is a total pig, per his wife.

Always gotta watch out for the loudest feminist men. They have the most to hide, atone for.
http://preview.tinyurl.com/yckjgbgh
Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 11:42 AM (NOIQH)

=============

I liked him when he wrote about strong individuals who fought for their right to be individuals.

And then he wrote that deleted scene in The Avengers where Steve Rogers bemoans the fact that medicine in America isn't socialized enough.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 11:43 AM (9srr1)

37 Is the moon shadow going to move across GP's picture as the afternoon moves on?

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 21, 2017 11:43 AM (IqV8l)

38 media- mostly righteous urine.

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 11:43 AM (FKrah)

39 Andy Cuomo just had the busts of Lee and Stonewall Jackson removed. Sure
enough they'e been cut from their pedestals and the plaques removed.
Lee and Stonewall used to face off from US Grant.

Who's gonna replace them? Son of Sam and Lucky Luciano?

Posted by: tu3031 at August 21, 2017 11:44 AM (O5Q3r)

40 Moonshadow - Cat Stevens

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at August 21, 2017 11:44 AM (MINbv)

41 24 Anyone else see Neil De Grasse Tyson opining on twitter that eclipses happen somewhere on earth every two years so we should all just calm the F down?

...

responding to me...because the guy who is supposedly today's Carl Sagan should be using one of the most fascinating celestial events in modern day US to DOWNPLAY interest in laypeople becoming informed and ACTUALLY OBSERVING sciencey spacey shit.

Posted by: TexasDan at August 21, 2017 11:44 AM (yL25O)

42 Andy Cuomo will probably let his live in girl-friend redecorate the place.

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 21, 2017 11:45 AM (WjqDo)

43 Enjoyed Charles Barkley and found the video of the deaf people who can now hear to be very touching. Thanks, OM.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 11:45 AM (iVOAv)

44 Who's gonna replace them? Son of Sam and Lucky Luciano?"

Jimmy Hoffa.

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at August 21, 2017 11:45 AM (MINbv)

45 Re: the people hearing for the first time. Something is now in my eyes. Damn eclipse.

Posted by: Strobe at August 21, 2017 11:45 AM (gbWkA)

46 41 responding to me...because the guy who is supposedly today's Carl Sagan should be using one of the most fascinating celestial events in modern day US to DOWNPLAY interest in laypeople becoming informed and ACTUALLY OBSERVING sciencey spacey shit.
Posted by: TexasDan at August 21, 2017 11:44 AM (yL25O)

=============

Getting people interested in science or feeling smug and superior?

Which is more important to a scientist?

Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 11:45 AM (9srr1)

47 its impossible to completely eclipse GP

Posted by: simplemind at August 21, 2017 11:45 AM (oduAw)

48 We're staying put in Sav. for the eclipse. Husband has his glasses at work, and I have mine here at home.

It will be 97%, through the clouds and chance of rain.

My prog sister has been living for the eclipse for months. I don't know what she'll do with her life when it's over.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at August 21, 2017 11:45 AM (PY9jH)

49 Lizzy, whedon reminds me of the ice cream truck guy, place of opportunity.

(sorry I had a friends kid stolen just that way)

and any ice cream truck drivers out there? sorry for the slander.

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 11:45 AM (FKrah)

50
Andy Cuomo just had the busts of Lee and Stonewall Jackson removed. Sure
enough they'e been cut from their pedestals and the plaques removed.
Lee and Stonewall used to face off from US Grant.

Who's gonna replace them? Son of Sam and Lucky Luciano?


Paul Kersey and Bernard Goetz

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 21, 2017 11:46 AM (IqV8l)

51 Well, Barkley's right.

"I'm 54 years old, I've never thought of these statues a day in my life"

Posted by: OneEyedJack at August 21, 2017 11:46 AM (z79tQ)

52 A local school is pulling down the blinds and making the kids put their heads down to protect them from the eclipse.

What a stupid time to be alive.

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at August 21, 2017 11:46 AM (xfb67)

53 Who's gonna replace them? Son of Sam and Lucky Luciano?

Paul Kersey and Bernard Goetz
Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 21, 2017 11:46 AM (IqV8l)

they aren't original they'll just stick up another lenin statue.

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 11:47 AM (FKrah)

54 39 Who's gonna replace them? Son of Sam and Lucky Luciano?


Posted by: tu3031 at August 21, 2017 11:44 AM (O5Q3r)

Anthony Weiner and Some Pederast.

Posted by: Hikaru at August 21, 2017 11:47 AM (9TK8E)

55 Well, Barkley's right.

"I'm 54 years old, I've never thought of these statues a day in my life"
=========

I heard an interview where some news jerk-off tried to back black female Trump supporters into a corner over these statues.

The one woman said, "I wasn't alive then and neither were you. Why the hell do YOU care so much?"

Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 11:47 AM (vg8iE)

56 We're staying put in Sav. for the eclipse. Husband has his glasses at work, and I have mine here at home.

It will be 97%, through the clouds and chance of rain.

My prog sister has been living for the eclipse for months. I don't know what she'll do with her life when it's over.
Posted by: Jane D'oh

Tell her that she needs to go out and moon someone's son....After that, tell her that sorry, you can't help her make bail.

Posted by: AoSHQ Advice for the Moronic at August 21, 2017 11:48 AM (326rv)

57 So anyone hear that some Repubs are gonna join the Dems in censuring Trump for his remarks on C-Ville?

Posted by: It's me donna at August 21, 2017 11:48 AM (O2RFr)

58 Andy Cuomo just had the busts of Lee and Stonewall Jackson removed. Sure
enough they'e been cut from their pedestals and the plaques removed.
Lee and Stonewall used to face off from US Grant.

Who's gonna replace them? Son of Sam and Lucky Luciano?
Posted by: tu3031 at August 21, 2017 11:44 AM (O5Q3r)

People need to start accusing jerks like Cuomo to be the actual Nazi's. One of the ways the Nazi's got ordinary german citizens to be complicit in the Holocaust was by "othering" those groups they didn't like or thought were inferior.

Someone explain the difference?

Posted by: Jen the original at August 21, 2017 11:48 AM (WFC0e)

59 It takes me on a tangent and reminds me of the occasional search for a black Confederate soldier. "If blacks fought willingly for the Confederacy, then it wasn't about slavery!"

Or wasn't *wholly* about slavery, or attests that some free blacks didn't draw the sharp line that people with modern sensibilities would expect. Remember the existence of black slaveowners, and also that terratorial allegiances were very strong back then. Picture a black Virginian, considering himself a *Virginian* above else.

In addition, there were those who had been recently freed, and a job was a job. Family lore indicates that an ancestor of mine was given a slave shortly before the war, freed him, and said man then went off to war with him as a valet, in an attack of the "sure, why not"s.

I also know an historian who was curious about the issue, reviewed records last harmonized in maybe the '60s, pulled original references from them, looked up the originals in archive, and found they had been altered. Freedmen reclassified as slaves, because clearly the original listings had been lies. We'll just "fix" that, then, shall we.

Fucking with records - not just for breakfast anymore.

Posted by: Sporkatus at August 21, 2017 11:48 AM (eXSOZ)

60 >>Lizzy, whedon reminds me of the ice cream truck guy, place of opportunity.

>(sorry I had a friends kid stolen just that way)


This is a good idea!

Posted by: Harry Reid at August 21, 2017 11:48 AM (JaYz2)

61 Which is more important to a scientist"

Federal funding.

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at August 21, 2017 11:48 AM (MINbv)

62 52 A local school is pulling down the blinds and making the kids put their heads down to protect them from the eclipse.

What a stupid time to be alive.
Posted by: sniffybigtoe at August 21, 2017 11:46 AM (xfb67)

===============

I got an email from my son's daycare that said pretty much the same thing.

They really don't want to be sued if someone's kid gets permanent eye damage because a 3 year old decided the glasses were too uncomfortable and looked directly into the sun.

I get it, to be honest.

Jr.'s with me at home right now. Not fighting that traffic today. He'll see it if the clouds behave.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 11:48 AM (9srr1)

63 I'm a cochlear implant recipient myself and while my "turn on" experience wasn't as dramatic, it's been a life saver. Went from recognizing 1 in 20 words without lip reading to 19 of 20 almost immediately. Love those videos and despise those in the so-called called deaf community that prevent their children from getting this help!

Posted by: Blake at August 21, 2017 11:48 AM (EQ3IL)

64 A total eclipse of the GorillaPundit.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 11:48 AM (3OIiX)

65 new statue? Hillary! with a nice piece of shiny glass hanging over her head.

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 11:48 AM (FKrah)

66 19 Songs radio will probably play today....

Dark Side of the Moon in it's entirety--especially the song "Eclipse"

Soundgarden's "Black Hole Sun" and "Fell on Black Days"

Bonnie Tyler--"Total Eclipse of the Heart"

Carly Simon, "You're So Vain"--because of that line that says..."total eclipse of the sun..."
Posted by: JoeF. at August 21, 2017 11:40 AM (7uYFy)

Springsteen - "Blinded by the Light"

Posted by: josephistan at August 21, 2017 11:48 AM (7HtZB)

67 52 A local school is pulling down the blinds and making the kids put their heads down to protect them from the eclipse.

What a stupid time to be alive.

Here they had the foresight to get those glasses for the Students... Of course it's cloudy anyway...

Posted by: It's me donna at August 21, 2017 11:49 AM (O2RFr)

68 Is it safe to look at a gorilla when he's being eclipsed?

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 11:49 AM (/qEW2)

69 Andy Cuomo just had the busts of Lee and Stonewall Jackson removed. Sure
enough they'e been cut from their pedestals and the plaques removed.
Lee and Stonewall used to face off from US Grant.

Who's gonna replace them? Son of Sam and Lucky Luciano?
Posted by: tu3031 at August 21, 2017 11:44 AM (O5Q3r)

People need to start accusing jerks like Cuomo to be the actual Nazi's. One of the ways the Nazi's got ordinary german citizens to be complicit in the Holocaust was by "othering" those groups they didn't like or thought were inferior.

Someone explain the difference?
======

They also need to accuse them of being anti-veteran and anti-military.

Confederate soldiers are US veterans under federal law.

Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 11:49 AM (vg8iE)

70 >>Anyone else see Neil De Grasse Tyson opining on twitter that eclipses
happen somewhere on earth every two years so we should all just calm the
F down?



Astrophysicist is upset too many people are excited about a solar event, essentially calls them dummies?
Jerk.

Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 11:49 AM (NOIQH)

71 Harry? that wasn't amusing this time.

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 11:49 AM (FKrah)

72 Well, my HOA has gotten involved now. For the record, this is a pretty lame neighborhood and no one has the kind of things they're talking about here. The most edgy thing I've ever seen is a Halloween decoration of a skeleton holding a scythe.

It is the policy of your Association to be respectful of all beliefs. The diversity of our neighborhood is our greatest strength and we must honor the many different traditions our neighbors carry with them.

Your Board has been following the recent events in Charlottesville and elsewhere with concern. We are aware that passions often run high, but on this we need to be mindful of all our beliefs, not just those of a few.

For that reason, we urge all residents to refrain from displaying controversial items on their properties, at least until the situation has calmed. Certain flags, emblems, or other iconography has the potential to be a focal point for controversy or, even worse, violent reactions. We don't want that in our neighborhood!

Please be considerate of your neighbors during these troubled times. Thank you for your support.



Yeah. That'll do the trick.

Posted by: Witchdoktor, AKA VA GOP Sucks at August 21, 2017 11:49 AM (eytER)

73 People need to start accusing jerks like Cuomo to be the actual Nazi's. One of the ways the Nazi's got ordinary german citizens to be complicit in the Holocaust was by "othering" those groups they didn't like or thought were inferior.

Someone explain the difference?
Posted by: Jen the original


Isn't one.

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 11:49 AM (R+p/Q)

74 Gorilla: "you know, as long as we're all in the trust nest here, I gotta admit - all the 'gorilla cookie' jokes - that shit hurts, man. And I don't even understand what the flavors part means."

Posted by: Banana Splits Guy at August 21, 2017 11:49 AM (4HEHc)

75 20 Father of four experiences silence for the first time

https://youtu.be/18kqcczy6MQ

NSFW

Posted by: BourbonChicken at August 21, 2017 11:40 AM (rnAwa)

Heh, that seems familiar

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 21, 2017 11:49 AM (ZTRlp)

76 and any ice cream truck drivers out there? sorry for the slander. Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 11:45 A (FKrah)
=====

Last evening, a truck came by our neighborhood with loud music and I found myself singing. Hymn tunes and Christmas music. Darndest thing, and I thought it was a lot of fun.

Posted by: mustbequantum at August 21, 2017 11:50 AM (MIKMs)

77 new statue? Hillary! with a nice piece of shiny glass hanging over her head.

Fearless Girl. Behind the counter at the concession stand.

Posted by: tu3031 at August 21, 2017 11:50 AM (O5Q3r)

78 "You will have some of the best days of your life and some of the worst days of your life in the U.S. Navy, you know what I mean?" Mattis told sailors
Posted by: McCool at August 21, 2017 11:43 AM (KvRqW)

That depends entirely on how much you like teh buttsecks.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 11:50 AM (0mRoj)

79 >> Is it safe to look at a gorilla when he's being eclipsed?



Yes.


...just don't look at him when you are jerking him off.


Posted by: Shep Smith at August 21, 2017 11:50 AM (JaYz2)

80 Today 1831: Nat Turner lauched a violent slave rebellion in Virginia resulting in the deaths of at least 55 whites.
Where is his statue?

THIS is what a leftwinger posted on FB

Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 21, 2017 11:50 AM (5y11N)

81 The diversity of our neighborhood is our greatest strength"

Words that really, really piss me off.

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at August 21, 2017 11:50 AM (MINbv)

82 52 A local school is pulling down the blinds and making the kids put their heads down to protect them from the eclipse.

What a stupid time to be alive.
Posted by: sniffybigtoe at August 21, 2017 11:46 AM (xfb67)

The giant wolf devouring the sun might eat a kid.

Won't someone please think about the children?!?!

Posted by: josephistan at August 21, 2017 11:51 AM (7HtZB)

83
We put a ______ man on the moon but we can't _____ _____.

Posted by: Leftist Mad Libs at August 21, 2017 11:51 AM (EgwCt)

84 This is a super sweet animal story that we had in my paper today. Yeah, the link goes to the WaPo (my paper's link had a Leonard Pitts ad--gag), but I think the horde will love this cute story.

http://tinyurl.com/y7p7tn6e


Posted by: Jane D'oh at August 21, 2017 11:51 AM (PY9jH)

85 67 52 A local school is pulling down the blinds and making the kids put their heads down to protect them from the eclipse.

What a stupid time to be alive.

Here they had the foresight to get those glasses for the Students... Of course it's cloudy anyway...
Posted by: It's me donna at August 21, 2017 11:49 AM (O2RFr)

This is the sort of idiocy I was referring to earlier this morning.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 11:51 AM (0mRoj)

86 August 21 1879 Knock Ireland.

Posted by: simplemind at August 21, 2017 11:51 AM (6MsaA)

87 72 Well, my HOA has gotten involved now. For the record, this is a pretty lame neighborhood and no one has the kind of things they're talking about here. The most edgy thing I've ever seen is a Halloween decoration of a skeleton holding a scythe.

It is the policy of your Association to be respectful of all beliefs. The diversity of our neighborhood is our greatest strength and we must honor the many different traditions our neighbors carry with them.

Your Board has been following the recent events in Charlottesville and elsewhere with concern. We are aware that passions often run high, but on this we need to be mindful of all our beliefs, not just those of a few.

For that reason, we urge all residents to refrain from displaying controversial items on their properties, at least until the situation has calmed. Certain flags, emblems, or other iconography has the potential to be a focal point for controversy or, even worse, violent reactions. We don't want that in our neighborhood!

Please be considerate of your neighbors during these troubled times. Thank you for your support.


Yeah. That'll do the trick.
Posted by: Witchdoktor, AKA VA GOP Sucks at August 21, 2017 11:49 AM (eytER)

Do those "Hate has No Home" signs count?

Posted by: josephistan at August 21, 2017 11:52 AM (7HtZB)

88
The light of wisom that emanates from GP can never be eclipsed.

Posted by: Deplorable Male Logic at August 21, 2017 11:52 AM (lKyWE)

89 >>You will have some of the best days of your life and some of the worst days of your life in the U.S. Navy, you know what I mean?


Usually, it's on the same day.

...during shore leave.

...in Thailand.

Posted by: Gen Mattis at August 21, 2017 11:52 AM (JaYz2)

90 So what's it like when the first thing you hear is Rachel Maddow or Keith Olbermann?

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at August 21, 2017 11:52 AM (BWL+E)

91 I don't get the second entry. Did confederate women discover the quadratic equation, the Pythagorean theorem and how to compute the volume of a cone?

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 11:52 AM (/qEW2)

92 For that reason, we urge all residents to refrain from displaying controversial items on their properties, at least until the situation has calmed. Certain flags, emblems, or other iconography has the potential to be a focal point for controversy or, even worse, violent reactions. We don't want that in our neighborhood!

As a matter of fact if you're a white Conservative....... go away!

Posted by: It's me donna at August 21, 2017 11:53 AM (O2RFr)

93 Once upon a time I was falling in love
But now I'm only falling apart
And there's nothing I can do
A Gorillapundit of the heart

Posted by: BourbonChicken at August 21, 2017 11:53 AM (rnAwa)

94 Shorter HOA: "We need something to brag about on facebook, to look like we're making a difference (tm)!"

Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 11:53 AM (NOIQH)

95 82. It's stupid superstition like this that holds mankind back.

Everyone knows it's a dragon.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 11:53 AM (fA1SL)

96 92 For that reason, we urge all residents to refrain from displaying controversial items on their properties, at least until the situation has calmed. Certain flags, emblems, or other iconography has the potential to be a focal point for controversy or, even worse, violent reactions. We don't want that in our neighborhood!

As a matter of fact if you're a white Conservative....... go away!

And take that racist American flag with you!

Posted by: It's me donna at August 21, 2017 11:54 AM (O2RFr)

97 >>For that reason, we urge all residents to refrain from displaying
controversial items on their properties, at least until the situation
has calmed. Certain flags, emblems, or other iconography has the
potential to be a focal point for controversy or, even worse, violent
reactions. We don't want that in our neighborhood!

It sounds better in the original German.

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 11:54 AM (Bdeb0)

98 The Police : Walkin' on the moon.



Now I can't unhear it.

Posted by: Dullford Shiply at August 21, 2017 11:54 AM (m9X4Y)

99 Song that almost belongs on the play list - "New Moon on Monday"

https://youtu.be/zbgffHzhSds

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 21, 2017 11:54 AM (WjqDo)

100 They make me CRAAAAZAY! They make me CRAAAAZAY!

Posted by: Charles Barkley at August 21, 2017 11:54 AM (/qEW2)

101 Pope Francis on Monday urged countries to greatly improve their welcome to migrants and stop collective expulsions, saying migrants dignity and right to protection trumps national security concerns.

So says the man who lives behind a wall

Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 21, 2017 11:55 AM (5y11N)

102 A local school is pulling down the blinds and making the kids put their heads down to protect them from the eclipse.

What a stupid time to be alive.

Here they had the foresight to get those glasses for the Students... Of course it's cloudy anyway...
Posted by: It's me donna


Goes back to the NYT comments. "If they could predict the eclipse, then predicting climate change was correct!"

Not if you couldn't predict clouds for today.

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 11:55 AM (R+p/Q)

103 UT Austin has removed Jeff Favis statue
What next ?
The demonization of John Wilkes Booth ?
He only accomplished what Lee failed at

Posted by: Sure at August 21, 2017 11:55 AM (jjxgc)

104 Getting people interested in science or feeling smug and superior?

Which is more important to a scientist?
Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 11:45 AM (9srr1)

...

The "two years" thing is ridiculous as well. It simultaneously highlights an elitist attitude that one can simply travel anywhere in the world at a whim to enjoy some pleasant distraction, and his complete illiteracy to the fact the face of the earth between the tropics is still largely water or inhospitable terrain. You going to watch the eclipse when it tracks across the Sahara? What an ass.

Posted by: TexasDan at August 21, 2017 11:55 AM (yL25O)

105 Fly Me to the moon and let me play among the stars........ please..... get me out of here...

Posted by: It's me donna at August 21, 2017 11:55 AM (O2RFr)

106 Please be considerate of your neighbors during these troubled times. Thank you for your support.


Yeah. That'll do the trick.
Posted by: Witchdoktor, AKA VA GOP Sucks at August 21, 2017 11:49 AM (eytER)

Sure it will. They've signaled that they're willing to kowtow to the most sensitive person in the neighborhood ( or just a douchenozzle who wants attention).
They've also signaled that they're ready and willing to otherize and punish anyone who steps out of the line that is invisible, but we'll let you know when you cross it.

Posted by: OneEyedJack at August 21, 2017 11:55 AM (z79tQ)

107 >>The diversity of our neighborhood is our greatest strength"



Not so fast.

Posted by: Property Values at August 21, 2017 11:55 AM (JaYz2)

108 Our hoa is very strict but has never said anything about flags. No signs of any kind are allowed, ever. I get dinged for leaving garage doors up, that's strict.

Posted by: NCKate at August 21, 2017 11:56 AM (kdWs5)

109 >>Do those "Hate has No Home" signs count? Posted by: josephistan at August 21, 2017 11:52 AM (7HtZB)

"We Don't Care Where You're From, We're Just Glad You Hate."

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 11:56 AM (Bdeb0)

110 Have any of you guys watched Comrade Detective on Amazon or Netflix? Caught the first one last night and it is absolutely hysterical. I can't tell if it was meant seriously back in the80s or what. Highly recommended

Posted by: Bigby's Typing Hands at August 21, 2017 11:56 AM (i8w7M)

111 Do those "Hate has No Home" signs count?

I should ask! Although no one has any of those up either.

Last year I flew my Gadsden flag for Independence Day and the HOA president came by to give me some grief. She seemed honestly unaware that the Gadsden flag predated the US flag. I was going to ask about her LGBTRWS:AUIH flag she was flying, but decided not to.

At least they're talking about this and not me doing car maintenance in my driveway. Yet.

Posted by: Witchdoktor, AKA VA GOP Sucks at August 21, 2017 11:56 AM (eytER)

112 103 UT Austin has removed Jeff Favis statue
What next ?

In Texas they better not touch Sam Houston

Posted by: It's me donna at August 21, 2017 11:56 AM (O2RFr)

113 52 A local school is pulling down the blinds and making the kids put their heads down to protect them from the eclipse.

What a stupid time to be alive.

------
Its probably more to protect them from the Soviet snipers. Smart!

Posted by: Serious Cat at August 21, 2017 11:56 AM (Hnqc1)

114 19 Songs radio will probably play today....

Dark Side of the Moon in it's entirety--especially the song "Eclipse"

Soundgarden's "Black Hole Sun" and "Fell on Black Days"

Bonnie Tyler--"Total Eclipse of the Heart"

Carly Simon, "You're So Vain"--because of that line that says..."total eclipse of the sun..."

Posted by: JoeF. at August 21, 2017 11:40 AM (7uYFy)


The local morning cornball radio guy here kept trying to get his sidekick to play "Werewolves of London", but she wouldn't do it. She played "Here Comes the Sun" instead.

Posted by: Hikaru at August 21, 2017 11:56 AM (9TK8E)

115 Wow, that's some tasty content, OM. Ace is gonna need to up his game.
***********

With all the monument ripping, road renaming, and in general expulsion of anything that can be considered badthink --

I was wondering just how loud we can get the progs (and Jonah Goldberg, birm) to scream if some lil ole school renamed themselves Trump Elementary School. You could buy stock in duct tape companies, due to its use in reducing exploding heads.

Now, Trump has been on the scene for 8 months now as preezy, and afaik there ain't been one single thing named after him (officially). So let's take a leetle trip down memory lane, shall we?

Just a sampling, from CA:

>Barack Obama Charter School -- Compton, California -- Qued Charter Elementary School renamed after Barack Obama in January 2009
>Barack Obama Global Preparation Academy -- Los Angeles -- Built in mid 2010
>Barack Obama Academy -- Oakland, California -- Alternative Learning Community renamed after Barack Obama in March 2009


There are lots more. Okay, that was fun, now for a tad more fun:

>>Nystalus obamai (Western striolated puffbird), a bird from the Amazon
>>Baracktrema obamai, a blood fluke found in Malaysian turtles
>>Obamadon gracilis, an extinct lizard
>>Paragordius obamai, a parasitic worm from phylum Nematomorpha

You're welcome.

Posted by: GnuBreed, still deplorable after all these months at August 21, 2017 11:57 AM (6jaju)

116 You will have some of the best days of your life and some of the worst days of your life in the U.S. Navy, you know what I mean?

I'm thinking whoever was on lookout on the USS McCain isn't having the best day of his life.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 11:57 AM (39g3+)

117
So says the man who lives behind a wall
Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 21, 2017 11:55 AM (5y11N)


Where he is protected by the Swiss Gaurd

Posted by: Deplorable Male Logic at August 21, 2017 11:57 AM (lKyWE)

118 104. Not to mention the role they play in continuing to perpetuate the myth of the spherical earth.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 11:57 AM (fA1SL)

119 No Cute Creature or Prepared Foodstuffs puzzle ?

#sadz

Posted by: ScoggDog at August 21, 2017 11:57 AM (Y4Vqx)

120 >>Goes back to the NYT comments. "If they could predict the eclipse, then predicting climate change was correct!"



These people.

They are...

how do you say?



Retarded?

Posted by: Zombie Ptolemy at August 21, 2017 11:57 AM (JaYz2)

121 I think for every confederate statue that gets removed they ought to put up a statue to a Revolutionary War hero.

Posted by: Serious Cat at August 21, 2017 11:58 AM (Hnqc1)

122 Is this really the second collision by a US Navy vessel with a merchant vessel in almost as many months? http://tinyurl.com/y7kxye32

WTH happened to the greatest Navy on the planet in the past 9 years?

Posted by: Chairman LMAO at August 21, 2017 11:58 AM (COdRX)

123 That painting makes me sad.

We cut funding for space exploration, which literally produced millions of every day benefits and technology. Plus, oh so very very cool.

In order to boost social spending, for which which we got...uhhhh....we...got...ummm....

....ah!.....We got a bunch of lazy, angry lame-asses and the antifa fascists.


Awesome!

Good job everyone!

Posted by: naturalfake at August 21, 2017 11:58 AM (NyJwR)

124 Our hoa is very strict but has never said anything about flags. No signs of any kind are allowed, ever. I get dinged for leaving garage doors up, that's strict.
Posted by: NCKate



Sorry. The last person that told me how I could live, paid ALL my bills.

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 11:58 AM (R+p/Q)

125 I just remember... My Family has a history in Texas... My Great Grandfather brought the first long horn cattle there.... There is a statue to him... he fought in the Civil war... For the South

Posted by: It's me donna at August 21, 2017 11:59 AM (O2RFr)

126 Pope Francis on Monday urged countries to greatly improve their welcome to migrants and stop collective expulsions, saying migrants dignity and right to protection trumps national security concerns.

So says the man who lives behind a wall
Posted by: Nevergiveup

This is why I've come to despise the leadership of the Church. When it comes to their own budgets, they are fiscally sane. When it comes to anything else, it's fuck it to all sense and reason.
That includes the carnage created by encouraging mass movements of people, through dodgy means of travel, risk of exploitation, overwhelming the services of the destinations and the resulting rise in crime rates.

Posted by: Blue Hen at August 21, 2017 11:59 AM (326rv)

127 113 52 A local school is pulling down the blinds and making the kids put their heads down to protect them from the eclipse.

What a stupid time to be alive.

------
Its probably more to protect them from the Soviet snipers. Smart!
Posted by: Serious Cat at August 21, 2017 11:56 AM (Hnqc1)

No, they are trying to keep them from turning into Zombies!

Posted by: Don Q. at August 21, 2017 11:59 AM (NgKpN)

128 109. Have thy maidservants to embroider this upon the walls of all thy yurts, that passersby may know Zod's hospitality.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 12:00 PM (fA1SL)

129 "Anyone else see Neil De Grasse Tyson opining on
twitter that eclipses happen somewhere on earth every two years so we
should all just calm the F down?


Posted by: TexasDan"

Yeah I saw that.. He also had about 5000 other tweets about the eclipse, a fairly routine event which stupid American's are all excited about.

Posted by: Ripley at August 21, 2017 12:00 PM (MxEKc)

130 "saying migrants dignity and right to protection trumps national security concerns"

While the dignity and right to protection of the native citizens can go hang.

These "migrants" have home countries responsible for their protection. Send them back there. I'm sure it won't bruise their "dignity" anymore than their Quest for a Handout did.

Posted by: Rob Crawford at August 21, 2017 12:00 PM (6wNeY)

131 Is this really the second collision by a US Navy vessel with a merchant vessel in almost as many months? http://tinyurl.com/y7kxye32

WTH happened to the greatest Navy on the planet in the past 9 years?
Posted by: Chairman LMAO



Maybe they were all in diversity training?

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 12:00 PM (R+p/Q)

132 When the sun is eclipsed, you'll be able to see the approach of the Death Star...

Posted by: Strobe at August 21, 2017 12:00 PM (gbWkA)

133
Maybe they were all in diversity training?

Don't laugh..... they were...

Posted by: It's me donna at August 21, 2017 12:01 PM (O2RFr)

134 72 Well, my HOA has gotten involved now. For the record, this is a pretty lame neighborhood and no one has the kind of things they're talking about here. The most edgy thing I've ever seen is a Halloween decoration of a skeleton holding a scythe.

It is the policy of your Association to be respectful of all beliefs. The diversity of our neighborhood is our greatest strength and we must honor the many different traditions our neighbors carry with them.

Your Board has been following the recent events in Charlottesville and elsewhere with concern. We are aware that passions often run high, but on this we need to be mindful of all our beliefs, not just those of a few.

For that reason, we urge all residents to refrain from displaying controversial items on their properties, at least until the situation has calmed. Certain flags, emblems, or other iconography has the potential to be a focal point for controversy or, even worse, violent reactions. We don't want that in our neighborhood!

Please be considerate of your neighbors during these troubled times. Thank you for your support.


Yeah. That'll do the trick.
Posted by: Witchdoktor, AKA VA GOP Sucks at August 21, 2017 11:49 AM (eytER)


Wonder how they'd react to a sign that said Hillary will NEVER be president!!!

Posted by: Our Country is Screwed at August 21, 2017 12:01 PM (jxbfJ)

135 Why hasn't anybody suggested Moonshadow for a song????

Posted by: Chilling the most at August 21, 2017 12:01 PM (9Ej78)

136 80 Today 1831: Nat Turner lauched a violent slave rebellion in Virginia resulting in the deaths of at least 55 whites.
Where is his statue?

THIS is what a leftwinger posted on FB
Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 21, 2017 11:50 AM (5y11N)

I think his statue is actually in Virginia if I recall.

Posted by: Jack Sock at August 21, 2017 12:01 PM (glJL/)

137 If only I had the guts to put up a sign that said "Hate Has No Home Here But It Does Rent A Room" or something like that.

Posted by: joncelli, Longbow Afficianado and Phalangist at August 21, 2017 12:01 PM (RD7QR)

138 WTH happened to the greatest Navy on the planet in the past 9 years?

I don't know but I can guess:
1) Best and brightest leaving because of the CinC
2) Ideologues and political animals being promoted in their place
3) Shift of focus from war to social justice
4) Competence being punished and "right thinking" being rewarded

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 12:01 PM (39g3+)

139 Anyone else see Neil De Grasse Tyson opining on twitter that eclipses
happen somewhere on earth every two years so we should all just calm the
F down?
--

I don't like NGT, but I agree. It's all hype all the time. Over EVERYTHING.

Also.. just for fun, search... "how many people blinded by eclipses every year."

There are TWO people noted. TWO. One is in his 50s, the other is 70.

Shouldn't there be hundreds? I mean, who is telling tribesmen in Africa not to do this? Does everyone in the third world have eclipse glasses? EVERYONE?

Anecdotally, shouldn't there be thousands of blind animals?

Posted by: shibumi at August 21, 2017 12:01 PM (aT+Bx)

140 I just remember... My Family has a history in Texas... My Great Grandfather brought the first long horn cattle there.... There is a statue to him



I will raise a glass in his honor.

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 12:01 PM (R+p/Q)

141 A local school is pulling down the blinds and making the kids put their heads down to protect them from the eclipse.



What a stupid time to be alive.

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at August 21, 2017 11:46 AM (xfb67)
==========================


Which brain trust came up with the idea of sending kids to school in the middle of August?

Posted by: grammie winger - I saw the light, no more darkness, no more night at August 21, 2017 12:01 PM (lwiT4)

142 As we were driving through little towns in SW GA over the weekend, we passed through the pretty little town of Quitman ("The Camillia City") and saw a statue in front of the courthouse.

It's a statue of a WWI dough boy. My husband commented he wondered how soon some idiot will mistake the dough boy for a confederate soldier and deface it.

We actually didn't see a single confederate statue in any of the several small towns we drove through. I'm sure there are some in the cemeteries.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at August 21, 2017 12:01 PM (PY9jH)

143 Dope Frankie wants all illegals and muzzies to get free bennies for life?

Pay for it out of The Vatican's coffers.

Posted by: Hikaru at August 21, 2017 12:02 PM (9TK8E)

144
After today I don't care if I ever hear the phrase 'path of totality' ever again.

Posted by: Slippery Slope Salesman at August 21, 2017 12:02 PM (EgwCt)

145 I think his statue is actually in Virginia if I recall.

It offends me... take it down

Posted by: It's me donna at August 21, 2017 12:02 PM (O2RFr)

146 132. Science on that isn't settled. We're still not sure if it's a brown dwarf, a yuuuge planet, or what.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 12:02 PM (fA1SL)

147 130 "saying migrants dignity and right to protection trumps national security concerns"

While the dignity and right to protection of the native citizens can go hang.

These "migrants" have home countries responsible for their protection. Send them back there. I'm sure it won't bruise their "dignity" anymore than their Quest for a Handout did.
Posted by: Rob Crawford at August 21, 2017 12:00 PM (6wNeY)


Being Catholic, watching the crap that comes from the Pope is as painful as some of Trump's tweets.

My only reply to the Pope is this: You (and Vatican City) first.

Posted by: Our Country is Screwed at August 21, 2017 12:02 PM (jxbfJ)

148 WTH happened to the greatest Navy on the planet in the past 9 years?

Posted by: Chairman LMAO

_____



They all retired.
What we have now are rooks and those more concerned with building their own empires.

Posted by: IP at August 21, 2017 12:02 PM (UmSfZ)

149 >>Now, Trump has been on the scene for 8 months now as preezy, and afaik
there ain't been one single thing named after him (officially). So let's
take a leetle trip down memory lane, shall we?


A caterpillar!!
http://nerdist.com/the-donald-trump-caterpillar
-sports-a-similar-hairdo/



Also...Trump builds things and then names them after himself, he doesn't need other people to name some lame school or federal building after him. His Trump properties are super-luxurious, the best! How many of the those Obama schools will be there in 20 years?

Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 12:02 PM (NOIQH)

150 Which brain trust came up with the idea of sending kids to school in the middle of August?


Posted by: grammie winger - I saw the light, no more darkness, no more night at August 21, 2017 12:01 PM (lwiT4)


School has been starting in mid-August in the south for years.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at August 21, 2017 12:02 PM (PY9jH)

151 Anyone else see Neil De Grasse Tyson opining on
twitter that eclipses happen somewhere on earth every two years so we should all just calm the F down?


That was one of the few non-idiot tweets he put out, I thought.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 12:02 PM (39g3+)

152 Gorilla: "why is it that when one of you hairless upright walkers has a freak out, you say 'he went ape shit'? What does that mean? First, my ape shit does not move at all of its own accord, or have any emotional reaction whatsoever. Second, while I am shitting I am almost always fairly calm. Trying to shit while freaking out just makes a mess. Now, I confess that I occasionally will lob a turd or two into the crowd. But that's just for shits and giggles, man."

Posted by: Banana Splits Guy at August 21, 2017 12:03 PM (4HEHc)

153 In Soviet Russia, Stalin eclipse you. He was fat later in life, you know.

Posted by: Strobe at August 21, 2017 12:03 PM (gbWkA)

154 137 If only I had the guts to put up a sign that said "Hate Has No Home Here But It Does Rent A Room" or something like that.
Posted by: joncelli, Longbow Afficianado and Phalangist at August 21, 2017 12:01 PM (RD7QR)

Hmmmm...

Hate has no Home here, but seems to be showing up every time you open your yap!

Posted by: Don Q. at August 21, 2017 12:03 PM (NgKpN)

155 >>128
109. Have thy maidservants to embroider this upon the walls of all thy yurts, that passersby may know Zod's hospitality. Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 12:00 PM (fA1SL)

As For Me And My Yurt, We Will Serve Crom. We Will Also Serve Shashlik And Ram's Blood.

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 12:03 PM (Bdeb0)

156
Yeah. That'll do the trick.
Posted by: Witchdoktor, AKA VA GOP Sucks at August 21, 2017 11:49 AM (eytER)

Do those "Hate has No Home" signs count?

Posted by: josephistan at August 21, 2017 11:52 AM (7HtZB

I suppose "Kill them all and let God sort them out" is beyond the pale?

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 21, 2017 12:04 PM (ZTRlp)

157 If only I had the guts to put up a sign that said "Hate Has No Home Here But It Does Rent A Room" or something like that.
Posted by: joncelli, Longbow Afficianado and Phalangist at August 21, 2017 12:01 PM (RD7QR)

There was a sock being used here to great effect along those lines. Made me laugh a few times.

Posted by: OneEyedJack at August 21, 2017 12:04 PM (z79tQ)

158 131 Is this really the second collision by a US Navy vessel with a merchant vessel in almost as many months? http://tinyurl.com/y7kxye32

WTH happened to the greatest Navy on the planet in the past 9 years?
Posted by: Chairman LMAO



Maybe they were all in diversity training?
Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 12:00 PM (R+p/Q)

Sorry General Mattis but the conduct of our sailors when captured by the Iranians indicate pussies have infiltrated our Navy.

Posted by: Jack Sock at August 21, 2017 12:04 PM (glJL/)

159 Science on that isn't settled. We're still not sure if it's a brown dwarf, a yuuuge planet, or what.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine.



Circling Uranus? Brown Klingon.

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 12:05 PM (R+p/Q)

160 >>154
137 If only I had the guts to put up a sign that said "Hate Has No Home Here But It Does Rent A Room" or something like that.

Posted by: joncelli, Longbow Afficianado and Phalangist at August 21, 2017 12:01 PM (RD7QR)

Hate Has No Home Here, But It Does Party Here (And Usually Crashes On The Couch).

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 12:05 PM (Bdeb0)

161 She played "Here Comes the Sun" instead.

Posted by: Hikaru at August 21, 2017 11:56 AM (9TK8E)
===============================

That's my favorite song in the whole world with the exception of my other 14 favorite songs in the whole world.

Posted by: grammie winger - I saw the light, no more darkness, no more night at August 21, 2017 12:05 PM (lwiT4)

162
Which brain trust came up with the idea of sending kids to school in the middle of August?
Posted by: grammie winger


School started here in the last week of July.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 21, 2017 12:05 PM (IqV8l)

163
144
After today I don't care if I ever hear the phrase 'path of totality' ever again.

Posted by: Slippery Slope Salesman at August 21, 2017 12:02 PM (EgwCt


Tonight, I will try, "Hey Honey, let us comingle on our way to a path of totality."

She'll say no, but at I tried in fancy shamancy way

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 21, 2017 12:05 PM (ZTRlp)

164 >>I just remember... My Family has a history in Texas... My Great
Grandfather brought the first long horn cattle there.... There is a
statue to him



I have a relative who's famous for killing and scalping her Abenake captors. I'm surprised the statue for her in Haverhill, MA has not been crashed yet...Shhhh! No one tell the mob!

Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 12:05 PM (NOIQH)

165 155. Indeed, brother! Give me that old-time religion!

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 12:05 PM (fA1SL)

166 161 She played "Here Comes the Sun" instead.

Posted by: Hikaru at August 21, 2017 11:56 AM (9TK8E)
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That's my favorite song in the whole world with the exception of my other 14 favorite songs in the whole world.
Posted by: grammie winger - I saw the light, no more darkness, no more night at August 21, 2017 12:05 PM (lwiT4)

It's all right.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 12:05 PM (3OIiX)

167 Sorry General Mattis but the conduct of our sailors when captured by the Iranians indicate pussies have infiltrated our Navy.

Posted by: Jack Sock at August 21, 2017 12:04 PM (glJL/)



But, but....Preezy Barry the CiC was so manly!!

Posted by: Jane D'oh at August 21, 2017 12:06 PM (PY9jH)

168 A woman at my local starbucks was headed homne to watch the eclipse.
She said they were all getting on the roof.

Why? I ask.
Better view she says.
Says I, But you're only 20 feet closer to a sun that is 93 million miles away.

Blank stare.

Well, says I, be careful. Roofs are dangerous when it gets dark.
Confusion....
Oh?
OOOOOhhhhh......!

A brief moment of insight...I hope.

Posted by: Diogenes at August 21, 2017 12:06 PM (0tfLf)

169 Wonder how they'd react to a sign that said Hillary will NEVER be president!!!

I want to find out.

Posted by: Witchdoktor, AKA VA GOP Sucks at August 21, 2017 12:06 PM (eytER)

170 A while back I out up "Hate has home here, but grumpy sometimes hangs out." Also put out "Hate has no home here. Jersey taxes were too high!"

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 12:06 PM (iVOAv)

171 "2016: I'm With Hate!"

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 12:06 PM (Bdeb0)

172 154 137 If only I had the guts to put up a sign that said "Hate Has No Home Here But It Does Rent A Room" or something like that.
Posted by: joncelli, Longbow Afficianado and Phalangist at August 21, 2017 12:01 PM (RD7QR)

Hmmmm...

Hate has no Home here, but seems to be showing up every time you open your yap!
Posted by: Don Q.




"Does hate live here? Trespass and find out."

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 12:07 PM (R+p/Q)

173 School has been starting in mid-August in the south for years.




Posted by: Jane D'oh at August 21, 2017 12:02 PM (PY9jH)
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That's nuts. Illinois started today I think. My grandkids don't go back until the day after Labor Day, as God intended. Memorial Day to Labor Day. Oughta be a law.

Posted by: grammie winger - I saw the light, no more darkness, no more night at August 21, 2017 12:07 PM (lwiT4)

174 School has been starting in mid-August in the south for years.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at August 21, 2017 12:02 PM (PY9jH)

That's cuz them sothrens are stoopid, and it taykes them longer to lern stuff.

Posted by: Northern Supremesist at August 21, 2017 12:07 PM (z79tQ)

175
A local school is pulling down the blinds and making the kids put their heads down to protect them from the eclipse.

DUCK AND COVER!!!

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 21, 2017 12:07 PM (IqV8l)

176 . Science on that isn't settled. We're still not sure if it's a brown dwarf, a yuuuge planet, or what.

---

Nibiru. Duh.

Posted by: shibumi at August 21, 2017 12:07 PM (aT+Bx)

177 170-Hate has no home here.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 12:08 PM (iVOAv)

178 Just remember this, it will kill any urge to snark over the collisions.

Not only are sailors dead or missing, this leaves the US 7th Fleet that is forward deployed short two AEGIS capable ships while tensions with North Korea and the PRC continue to escalate.

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 21, 2017 12:08 PM (WjqDo)

179 After today I don't care if I ever hear the phrase 'path of totality' ever again.

Posted by: Slippery Slope Salesman at August 21, 2017 12:02 PM (EgwCt

Tonight, I will try, "Hey Honey, let us comingle on our way to a path of totality."

She'll say no, but at I tried in fancy shamancy way

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 21, 2017 12:05 PM


Yeah, I tried that line on Mrs Diogenes last night.
She said no too.
She has no appreciation for science.

Posted by: Diogenes at August 21, 2017 12:08 PM (0tfLf)

180 That's cuz them sothrens are stoopid, and it taykes them longer to lern stuff.
Posted by: Northern Supremesist at August 21, 2017 12:07 PM (z79tQ)
_____


Well, maybe, but that means football practice can start earlier too.

Posted by: IP at August 21, 2017 12:08 PM (UmSfZ)

181 172 154 137 If only I had the guts to put up a sign that said "Hate Has No Home Here But It Does Rent A Room" or something like that.
Posted by: joncelli, Longbow Afficianado and Phalangist at August 21, 2017 12:01 PM (RD7QR)

Hmmmm...

Hate has no Home here, but seems to be showing up every time you open your yap!
Posted by: Don Q.




"Does hate live here? Trespass and find out."
Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 12:07 PM (R+p/Q)

Hate has no home here, but neither do Illegal Aliens.

Posted by: Don Q. at August 21, 2017 12:08 PM (NgKpN)

182 Why hasn't anybody suggested Moonshadow for a song??"

Scroll up. You're welcome.

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at August 21, 2017 12:08 PM (MINbv)

183 Gorilla: :::maintains studious silence about his statue at South of the Border:::
:::pretends to examine leaves:::

Posted by: Banana Splits Guy at August 21, 2017 12:08 PM (4HEHc)

184 An evil mastermind has a weapon that causes two ships to collide. Or alternatively a weapon that can make a cargo ship invisible. Or alternatively a ray that makes people stupid.

They are now to the point that they are holding the US Navy for ransom.

Posted by: Mudd at August 21, 2017 12:08 PM (cfHE9)

185 It's all right.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 12:05 PM (3OIiX)
====================

The instrumental time signature following that line is crazy.

Posted by: grammie winger - I saw the light, no more darkness, no more night at August 21, 2017 12:09 PM (lwiT4)

186 >>Which brain trust came up with the idea of sending kids to school in the middle of August?

Teacher's union, no doubt. Gotta stretch out the school year to accomodate all those teacher workdays that inevitably are scheduled the days before and/or after every school holiday, etc.

Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 12:09 PM (NOIQH)

187
You know who else was 'on the path to totality'?

Posted by: Hillary Clinton, Arms Racketeer, Uranium Peddler at August 21, 2017 12:09 PM (EgwCt)

188 Barkley is partly right. He says he's going to continue doing good things in the black community....because he's black (his words, not mine).

What about doing good for America? Black, white, red, blue?

I hate this division into multitudes of identies.

Posted by: Russkilitlover at August 21, 2017 12:09 PM (BV5TY)

189 Kate Has No Home Here.

Posted by: Jack Sock at August 21, 2017 12:09 PM (glJL/)

190

Greetings from London


Barcelona attackers were influenced by an Imam, Es Satty

ES was connected to the Madrid train bombers

ES was connected to the Belgian bombers

ES died when the home they were building bombs in exploded

ES was an illegal immigrant to Europe and served time for selling drugs

Yet he was never deported and served as an imam to a mosque in Spain near the French border

Posted by: ThunderB at August 21, 2017 12:09 PM (qq4lq)

191 Has Commissar Pope opened the gates of the Vatican to the Somali terrorists refugees yet? When he does, let me know.

Posted by: Under Fire at August 21, 2017 12:09 PM (mcI77)

192 Just remember this, it will kill any urge to snark over the collisions.

Absolutely... Prayers for the Families and lets find out what the hell happened and keeps happening...

Posted by: It's me donna at August 21, 2017 12:09 PM (O2RFr)

193 Schlichter's pretty good today and as usual, right on target:

https://townhall.com/columnists/kurtschlichter/2017/0

8/21/normal-americans-are-bored-by-the-fake-drama-

n2371131

(remove extra spaces)

Posted by: naturalfake at August 21, 2017 12:09 PM (NyJwR)

194 Why hasn't anybody suggested Moonshadow for a song??"

==========================


I don't care for muslim music.


Posted by: grammie winger - I saw the light, no more darkness, no more night at August 21, 2017 12:10 PM (lwiT4)

195 the bell is silent in the great city.
day becomes night in the new land.

a leader sails the trimpus river.
powerball 32 7 14 41 9 28.

nostradamus

Posted by: musical jolly chimp at August 21, 2017 12:10 PM (AxFdW)

196 Hate has no homo here

Posted by: Rick in SK at August 21, 2017 12:10 PM (FZYNt)

197 SKATES HAVE NO HOME HERE

Posted by: Zombie Steve Irwin at August 21, 2017 12:10 PM (JaYz2)

198 That's nuts. Illinois started today I think. My
grandkids don't go back until the day after Labor Day, as God intended.
Memorial Day to Labor Day. Oughta be a law.


Posted by: grammie winger - I saw the light, no more darkness, no more night at August 21, 2017 12:07 PM (lwiT4)


Nah. Kids down here are used to it.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at August 21, 2017 12:10 PM (PY9jH)

199 The young woman who cuts my hair took the week off "to climb up a mountain so she can see the eclipse." I don't know if I should continue to allow her to have scissors around me.

Posted by: Strobe at August 21, 2017 12:10 PM (gbWkA)

200 >>"Does hate live here? Trespass and find out."
Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 12:07 PM (R+p/Q)

Very good.

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 12:10 PM (Bdeb0)

201 Which brain trust came up with the idea of sending kids to school in the middle of August?
Posted by: grammie winger - I saw the light, no more darkness, no more night at August 21, 2017 12:01 PM (lwiT4)


The school year has been getting progressively longer over the years, and they keep shifting the start and end dates of summer vacation to the left.

Posted by: Colorado Alex In Exile at August 21, 2017 12:10 PM (Tnhbr)

202

I wonder if the navy has some sort of systemic issue with their navigation systems. Or their radar

It's weird

Posted by: ThunderB at August 21, 2017 12:11 PM (qq4lq)

203 176. Well, yeah. No real question on that.

Laugh-a while you can, monkey-boy! All the asteroids and planetoids it drags and pushes on its way here will be like a million mini-SMOD's, and then, the survivors will at last meet the Old Ones.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 12:11 PM (fA1SL)

204 There are deaf rights activists who would denounce those trying to bring hearing to those people.

Posted by: ejo at August 21, 2017 12:11 PM (z1MNB)

205 186 >>Which brain trust came up with the idea of sending kids to school in the middle of August?

Teacher's union, no doubt. Gotta stretch out the school year to accomodate all those teacher workdays that inevitably are scheduled the days before and/or after every school holiday, etc.
Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 12:09 PM (NOIQH)

That's a big part of it. You're required to have 180 days of school, but they have stretched that out over a longer and longer school year, with longer vacations and a bunch of "teacher workdays."

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 12:11 PM (0mRoj)

206 This is my favorite sun song right now

https://youtu.be/FhuiiXlt-3k

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 12:11 PM (39g3+)

207 Yeah, I tried that line on Mrs Diogenes last night.

She said no too.

She has no appreciation for science.
Posted by: Diogenes at August 21, 2017 12:08 PM (0tfLf)
_______


6:15am
"Good morning, I'm thinking it's possibly the end of the world today, we can't risk passing up our last chance can we?"



(yea, it worked)


Posted by: IP at August 21, 2017 12:11 PM (UmSfZ)

208 Last evening, a truck came by our neighborhood with loud music and I found myself singing. Hymn tunes and Christmas music. Darndest thing, and I thought it was a lot of fun.
-----

All I ever get to hear from passing cars is God awful Spanish rap.

Posted by: Bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 12:11 PM (4R9Cu)

209 Well hell, Just tried my Fresnel lens projection again, and set fire to the paper. I used black paper instead of white. One second of focused sun, and smoke appeared!

I'm starting to feel like that science guy on youtube the ONT links to all the time; the electronics expert that is going to electrocute himself one day.

Posted by: Dullford Shiply at August 21, 2017 12:12 PM (m9X4Y)

210 186 >>Which brain trust came up with the idea of sending kids to school in the middle of August?

Teacher's union, no doubt. Gotta stretch out the school year to accomodate all those teacher workdays that inevitably are scheduled the days before and/or after every school holiday, etc.
Posted by: Lizzy



Which brain trust? As always, follow the money. School districts came up with it.

More days = more butts in seats.
More butts in seats = more fed $$$.

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 12:12 PM (R+p/Q)

211
Lets all go down to the mexican pyramids and sacrifice a few virgins. And by sacrifice I mean ball.

Posted by: Guy Mohawk at August 21, 2017 12:12 PM (r+sAi)

212 152 Gorilla: "why is it that when one of you hairless upright walkers has a freak out, you say 'he went ape shit'? What does that mean? First, my ape shit does not move at all of its own accord, or have any emotional reaction whatsoever. Second, while I am shitting I am almost always fairly calm. Trying to shit while freaking out just makes a mess. Now, I confess that I occasionally will lob a turd or two into the crowd. But that's just for shits and giggles, man."
Posted by: Banana Splits Guy at August 21, 2017 12:03 PM (4HEHc)
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This "Ape Shit" thing is b/c of our crazy cousins. We Gorillas are dignified. We are vegetarians. We do not throw our feces. Our ugly cousins, however, would tear you humans apart, do throw their crap, and are an embarrassment to the rest of us.

We have even cuddled & adopted kittens.

Please do not lump us in with them. We are much, much smarter.

Posted by: Gorilla Gumdrop at August 21, 2017 12:12 PM (iwZ9u)

213 194 Why hasn't anybody suggested Moonshadow for a song??"

==========================


I don't care for muslim music.

Posted by: grammie winger - I saw the light, no more darkness, no more night at August 21, 2017 12:10 PM


Lena Dunham ruined that song for men a most horrible way.

Posted by: Diogenes at August 21, 2017 12:12 PM (0tfLf)

214 211
Lets all go down to the mexican pyramids and sacrifice a few virgins. And by sacrifice I mean ball.
Posted by: Guy Mohawk

Good luck finding Mexican virgins

Posted by: Rick in SK at August 21, 2017 12:12 PM (FZYNt)

215 Okay so no snark. How about some court martials or relief of command. Sailors are dead and our readiness has been compromised.

Posted by: Jack Sock at August 21, 2017 12:12 PM (glJL/)

216 and then, the survivors will at last meet the Old Ones.

Should we bake a cake or something? Maybe a nice welcome banner.

The school year has been getting progressively longer over the years, and they keep shifting the start and end dates of summer vacation to the left.

Its because they keep adding more and more days off during the year. I think there's maybe one month that teachers don't get an extra day off, in the whole school year.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 12:12 PM (39g3+)

217 Nibiru. Duh.




Posted by: shibumi at August 21, 2017 12:07 PM (aT+Bx)
============================

So that's a real thing? I mentioned to Rev that I hadn't seen so-and-so in church for several weeks. He said the guy was into some kind of cult called Nibiru, and was turning his basement into a fortress.

Posted by: grammie winger - I saw the light, no more darkness, no more night at August 21, 2017 12:12 PM (lwiT4)

218 What's funny about the eclipse is that Ace is going to get up at Noon, not see his shadow and go back to bed for the next 4 weeks.

Posted by: garrett at August 21, 2017 12:13 PM (JaYz2)

219 6:15am
"Good morning, I'm thinking it's possibly the end of the world today, we can't risk passing up our last chance can we?"


(yea, it worked)


Posted by: IP at August 21, 2017 12:11 PM


I salute you sir!!!

Posted by: Diogenes at August 21, 2017 12:13 PM (0tfLf)

220 "After today I don't care if I ever hear the phrase 'path of totality' ever again.



Posted by: Slippery Slope"

How about the 2500 mile long, 70 mile wide path of traffic hell?

Posted by: Ripley at August 21, 2017 12:14 PM (MxEKc)

221 yea, it worked

Yeah but you're a girl

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 12:14 PM (39g3+)

222
I heard the Barkley interview this morning. It needs to be broadcast in every school and to all of the antifa twats. Not that they'd listen and probably would just give Barkley their 2 minute of hate

Posted by: TheQuietMan at August 21, 2017 12:14 PM (493sH)

223 Don't have a link but, while I was on my driving slog, Hubby called and read me a quote from Betty White: "Why do people say, Grow Some Balls? Balls are weak, tender, and vulnerable. The should say, Grow a Vagina, those things take a pounding"!

Damn near drove off the road!

Posted by: Russkilitlover at August 21, 2017 12:14 PM (BV5TY)

224 School has been starting in mid-August in the south for years."

And by "south" you mean Ohio?

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at August 21, 2017 12:14 PM (MINbv)

225
Gorilla: "why is it that when one of you hairless upright walkers has a freak out, you say 'he went ape shit'? What does that mean? First, my ape shit does not move at all of its own accord,



I've always preferred using bat shit crazy if it makes you feel any better. It has an origin in the old belief the guano fumes made people crazy

Posted by: Deplorable Male Logic at August 21, 2017 12:14 PM (lKyWE)

226 This is my favorite sun song right now



https://youtu.be/FhuiiXlt-3k

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 12:11 PM (39g3+)
========================

Clapton, yeah. I like him too.

Posted by: grammie winger - I saw the light, no more darkness, no more night at August 21, 2017 12:14 PM (lwiT4)

227 Painting I did in '89 titled August 21st, 2017.I actually thought 28 yrs in the future tourists might watch the eclipse from the Moon.Sigh




Well we had to work on the more important work of Muslim outreach first

Posted by: TheQuietMan at August 21, 2017 12:15 PM (493sH)

228 School used to start after Labor Day in our district in IL. The kids would be in class for a total of two days, and then off the rest of the week for Teacher Work Days.

The teachers were also tenured. For elementary school. One of them was video taped for two years straight, getting drunk on vodka in her car near our house during lunch hour. No one could get her fired. She was abusive as all hell to the little boys.

She was finally urged to go into rehab, with the promise her job would be waiting on her.

We couldn't move away quickly enough.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at August 21, 2017 12:15 PM (PY9jH)

229 How about some court martials or relief of command. Sailors are dead and our readiness has been compromised.

Yeah I want to see Admirals walk the plank on this one. Seriously, how can you possibly have this happen with two ships? Either this is enemy action or inconceivable incompetence.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 12:15 PM (39g3+)

230 In Viking lore, Nibiru is a white fish seeking vengeance on humans because of lutefisk.

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 21, 2017 12:15 PM (WjqDo)

231 The Navy must have experimented the stupid ray on the admiral's kid.

Posted by: Mr Aspirin Factory at August 21, 2017 12:15 PM (89T5c)

232 Just remember this, it will kill any urge to snark over the collisions.

Not only are sailors dead or missing, this leaves the US 7th Fleet that is forward deployed short two AEGIS capable ships while tensions with North Korea and the PRC continue to escalate.
Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 21, 2017 12:08 PM (WjqDo)


Fine and dandy but...

WTF? It's the ocean! It's not like screaming your bike down the dragons tail with blind corners and such.
At the speed freighters move? Don't our ships have some rudimentary radar on them now?
This is inexcusable in a busy harbor, much less the open waters.

Having said that, there may be a lot we'll never know.

Posted by: Northern Supremesist at August 21, 2017 12:15 PM (z79tQ)

233 Heat has no home here, but I can pass a message to him next time I see him.

Posted by: Snow Miser at August 21, 2017 12:16 PM (4HEHc)

234 No votes for Paint it Black, one of the few songs mentioning the sun blotted out from the sky?

Sad.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 12:16 PM (fA1SL)

235 There are deaf rights activists who would denounce those trying to bring hearing to those people.

Posted by: ejo at August 21, 2017 12:11 PM (z1MNB)
=========================

Absolutely they would. Sad.

Posted by: grammie winger - I saw the light, no more darkness, no more night at August 21, 2017 12:16 PM (lwiT4)

236 How about some court martials or relief of command. Sailors are dead and our readiness has been compromised.

Yeah I want to see Admirals walk the plank on this one. Seriously, how can you possibly have this happen with two ships? Either this is enemy action or inconceivable incompetence.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August




Well, finding out why it happened before doling punishments would be good.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 21, 2017 12:16 PM (0wem/)

237 Navy sometimes does this. Optempo means things happen, sometimes they converge.

Need to call a safety day and break the bad momentum.

Posted by: blaster at August 21, 2017 12:16 PM (k+mZh)

238 Either this is enemy action or inconceivable incompetence."

A near decade of rampant stupidity...

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at August 21, 2017 12:16 PM (MINbv)

239 I salute you sir!!!
Posted by: Diogenes at August 21, 2017 12:13 PM (0tfLf)
_____


Thank you, fell free to try it, there may still be time for rest of you cretins if you act quickly.. The dragon is fast approaching.

Posted by: IP at August 21, 2017 12:16 PM (UmSfZ)

240 Posted by: Russkilitlover at August 21, 2017 12:14 PM (BV5TY)

I think she did that at one of those comedy roasts .

Posted by: Jack Sock at August 21, 2017 12:16 PM (glJL/)

241 In Viking lore, Nibiru is a white fish seeking vengeance on humans because of lutefisk.


Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 21, 2017 12:15 PM (WjqDo)
=====================

Can't say I'd blame him.

Posted by: grammie winger - I saw the light, no more darkness, no more night at August 21, 2017 12:17 PM (lwiT4)

242 Yet he was never deported and served as an imam to a mosque in Spain near the French border
---

Yeah, those hate laws are wacky in the UK.

Can jail a 70 year old for criticizing Islam, but if an Imam tells people to go all splodeydope, NOTHING can be done. At all. Every.

/except continue to send him welfare cash to support him, his multiple wives and dozens of children!

Posted by: shibumi at August 21, 2017 12:17 PM (aT+Bx)

243 "We Gorillas are dignified. We are vegetarians. We do not throw our feces."

Stories from the Cincinnati Zoo -- pre-Harambe -- expose that as a lie. At least one of the gorillas had that habit.

Posted by: Rob Crawford at August 21, 2017 12:17 PM (6wNeY)

244 "If the Sun refused to shine..."

Posted by: Robert Plant at August 21, 2017 12:17 PM (JaYz2)

245 Monty Python's "1972 Eclipse of the Sun"

youtu.be/KcujJL0W1S0

Posted by: OCBill at August 21, 2017 12:17 PM (df+Zi)

246 >>>>Okay so no snark. How about some court martials or relief of command.
Sailors are dead and our readiness has been compromised.
.
.
.
.Working on that.

Posted by: JAG Investigation at August 21, 2017 12:17 PM (0pcwX)

247 Unless it is 10 degrees F, you shouldn't be wearing a mask. To me it signals evil intent.

Posted by: Assassin6 at August 21, 2017 11:35 AM (GBYzV)

Rioting while disguised should be a capital offense, sentencing to be administered on the spot by government-sanctioned snipers.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 21, 2017 12:18 PM (2le8w)

248 Good luck finding Mexican virgins

Around here there are a lot of Quinceaneras . My husband always jokes that it's probably a combination Quinceanera,wedding shower, baby shower...


Okay I denounce myself

Posted by: It's me donna at August 21, 2017 12:18 PM (O2RFr)

249 Clapton, yeah. I like him too.

"Everyone likes Eric Clapner"
-Jocelyn Elders

I actually thought 28 yrs in the future tourists might watch the eclipse from the Moon

Yeah but we have emojis and butt implants!

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 12:18 PM (39g3+)

250
6:15am
"Good morning, I'm thinking it's possibly the end of the world today, we can't risk passing up our last chance can we?"



(yea, it worked)


Posted by: IP at August 21, 2017 12:11 PM (UmSfZ)

Damn.... talk about a missed opportunity...

/facepalm...

Hey baby, ever had sex during an Eclipse?

Posted by: Don Q. at August 21, 2017 12:18 PM (NgKpN)

251 229 How about some court martials or relief of command. Sailors are dead and our readiness has been compromised.

Yeah I want to see Admirals walk the plank on this one. Seriously, how can you possibly have this happen with two ships? Either this is enemy action or inconceivable incompetence.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 12:15 PM (39g3

Participation trophy mentality. Hey we tried to be good sailors, etc. It's not our fault. Life isn't fair.

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 21, 2017 12:18 PM (ZTRlp)

252 Some really good solar images on NASA TV.

Posted by: Dullford Shiply at August 21, 2017 12:18 PM (m9X4Y)

253 Heat has know hate hear.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 12:18 PM (3OIiX)

254 Quinceaneras, nothing like setting the bar low.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 21, 2017 12:19 PM (0wem/)

255 lenin statue, (Fremont, seattle) a perspective.
acknowledging that we are supposed to be amused by the hippie whimsy of a Soviet symbol in the middle of an American city, said that seeing the statue can not help but remind us of the killing and repression Lenin inspired. But Berger reflected that perhaps the meaning of this Soviet relic is the opposite, that it is a trophy of Western triumphalism, representing the victory over communism and the fall of the Berlin Wall..


-- interesting

also interesting is the thought 'hippys whimsy' lenin statue etc. Where I would give a totally different purpose of socialist adulation .

so
which is wrong or which is right
from our statues and their chosen 'art'?

all historical associations ..

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 12:19 PM (FKrah)

256 231 The Navy must have experimented the stupid ray on the admiral's kid.
-----

Yes. Yes they did.

Posted by: John McCain, Son of an Admiral at August 21, 2017 12:19 PM (4R9Cu)

257 "short two AEGIS capable ships "

Are you suggesting collusion with the enemy? eg Rosenberg
I use to would of scoffed. But could be in the age-of-Obama.


"Oughta be a law"
There is. But it changes every five to ten years.

Posted by: Mudd at August 21, 2017 12:19 PM (cfHE9)

258 bunch of "teacher workdays."
***
This one pisses me off.

You need special training? Great schedule it in the summer.

Posted by: 18-1 at August 21, 2017 12:19 PM (eSx+E)

259 Quinceaneras"

Too old for 'Mo.

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at August 21, 2017 12:19 PM (MINbv)

260
excellent painting Pat.

that oj and bruce thing is hilarious. battle of the network stars alright.

Posted by: Guy Mohawk at August 21, 2017 12:19 PM (r+sAi)

261 Sorry - but I am geekily excited about the eclipse. I saw an annular one back in 1984 and it was fun to see the eclipse shadows play out in every spot of sunlight. I did not know then that would happen. I had bought a welder's glass for viewing the eclipse itself. Not sure if it was a #14 but I can still see to this day...

I just think it is neat to see things that are unusual (at least unusual for me!).

Posted by: Brunnhilde at August 21, 2017 12:20 PM (aW5/6)

262 Hey, horde! Don't forget to tune into Fox for all your news of the eclipse!

Shep is doing their special coverage.

*double facepalm*

Posted by: Jane D'oh at August 21, 2017 12:20 PM (PY9jH)

263 I want to watch the eclipse coverage, but SHEMP! is on and I just can't stomach him.

Posted by: LASue at August 21, 2017 12:20 PM (hZ+us)

264 248. That's terrible, and reveals a profound misunderstanding of their culture.

Everyone knows these are special community celebrations, indicating that bidding is now open.

I denounce myself immediately, unreservedly.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 12:20 PM (fA1SL)

265 lenin statue again, do they realize how many people were sent to guilags or and/ or death ?

the peoples from the block?
do the Feelings matter of the jews, the poles, the ukranians?
etc

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 12:20 PM (FKrah)

266 She played "Here Comes the Sun" instead.

Posted by: Hikaru at August 21, 2017 11:56 AM (9TK8E)




George Harrison did a song 'Here Comes the Moon' on his 1979 album

Posted by: TheQuietMan at August 21, 2017 12:20 PM (493sH)

267 Well, finding out why it happened before doling punishments would be good.

I wonder if its not the GPS systems being compromised on ships, you know like the bad guy did in Tomorrow Never Dies. I think maybe they're being too reliant on tech and paying a price.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 12:20 PM (39g3+)

268

You know how someone messed with the Iranian computers to dork up their nuke program and they couldn't figure it out

Is it possible someone has gotten to,it computerized navigation and radar systems


Or do we just suck

Posted by: ThunderB at August 21, 2017 12:21 PM (qq4lq)

269
20 minutes from the eclipse start here...

Clouds are building!!!

Posted by: Spun and Murky at August 21, 2017 12:21 PM (4DCSq)

270 Shit...I forgot to take the cap off the scope again.

Posted by: Sniper at August 21, 2017 12:21 PM (JaYz2)

271 And that is why I have so much for Charles Barkley.

But do you hear this from the Leaders of the black community? Or black reps in Congress or the state govt. institutions? Or anywhere? No.

B/c...this is not really about the f'ing statues.

Barkley has continue to be brave about saying this stuff for years now. And you know the blowback he gets is insane.

God bless him. Truly. And shame on all the other leaders for their duplicity and exploitation and cowardice. Shame. Black & white.

Posted by: Gorilla Gumdrop at August 21, 2017 12:21 PM (iwZ9u)

272
In Viking lore, Nibiru is a white fish seeking vengeance on humans because of lutefisk.Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 21, 2017 12:15 PM (WjqDo) =====================


Nibiru's cause is righteous.

Posted by: Deplorable Male Logic at August 21, 2017 12:21 PM (lKyWE)

273 I think VIA had it right last night, it is the minimum manning concept that is killing people.

Malacca Straits has been a known sea super highway for well over a century. For McCain to be struck port side aft unawares simply beggars the imagination. For a ship that has so many radars, how does one miss a 30,000 ton oil/chemical tanker that can do maybe 15 knots?

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 21, 2017 12:21 PM (WjqDo)

274 >>>>>Just remember this, it will kill any urge to snark over the collisions.



Not only are sailors dead or missing, this leaves the US 7th Fleet
that is forward deployed short two AEGIS capable ships while tensions
with North Korea and the PRC continue to escalate.

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 21, 2017 12:08 PM (WjqDo)





Fine and dandy but...



WTF? It's the ocean! It's not like screaming your bike down the dragons tail with blind corners and such.

At the speed freighters move? Don't our ships have some rudimentary radar on them now?

This is inexcusable in a busy harbor, much less the open waters.



Having said that, there may be a lot we'll never know.
.
.
.Those two ships were both configured as the SM3 Interceptor Block ABM missile platforms. I think there are only six in the entire Navy inventory and two just got took out right when we might need them to stop a NORK ICBM.

BTW they weren't in open waters, the were traveling in the most heavily congested waterway on the planet. Hong Kong used to be worse until the Chinese took it back.

Posted by: The Great White Scotsman at August 21, 2017 12:22 PM (0pcwX)

275 But

BIG SAFTEY TIP!!!

Don't pick up any strange plants after the eclipse...

Thank you;

Posted by: Seymore Krelborn... at August 21, 2017 12:22 PM (NgKpN)

276 243 "We Gorillas are dignified. We are vegetarians. We do not throw our feces."

Stories from the Cincinnati Zoo -- pre-Harambe -- expose that as a lie. At least one of the gorillas had that habit.
Posted by: Rob Crawford at August 21, 2017 12:17 PM (6wNeY)


Post-Harambe, the gorilla became a model resident at the zoo.

Posted by: Our Country is Screwed at August 21, 2017 12:22 PM (jxbfJ)

277 gorilla, Barkley is pretty amazing.

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 12:22 PM (FKrah)

278

Sunshine go away today, I don't feel much like dancing
Some man's come he's trying to run my life, don't know what he's asking

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 21, 2017 12:22 PM (IqV8l)

279 >>Or do we just suck


It's the Navy. So...

Posted by: garrett at August 21, 2017 12:22 PM (JaYz2)

280 264 248. That's terrible, and reveals a profound misunderstanding of their culture.

Everyone knows these are special community celebrations, indicating that bidding is now open.

I denounce myself immediately, unreservedly.
Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 12:20 PM (fA1SL)

Well you got to get them fresh. The 'buy by' date is not a suggestion. It is a wall.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 12:23 PM (3OIiX)

281 So that's a real thing? I mentioned to Rev that I hadn't seen so-and-so
in church for several weeks. He said the guy was into some kind of cult
called Nibiru, and was turning his basement into a fortress.
--

It's a real thing; not a cult per se, more of a "hidden knowledge" thing.

There are people that claim there's another planet out there, "Nibiru" or "Planet X," that, at some point, will come crashing into the earth and obliterate all life.

Has this planet been seen? No.

Is there solid evidence of this planet? Yeah, not so much.

Do people believe in it? Oh yea.

But really, I'd bet on "Bigfoot," "Atlantis" and "Ancient Aliens" before "Nibiru."

Posted by: shibumi at August 21, 2017 12:23 PM (aT+Bx)

282 Imam lived openly in Spain and Belgium and neither deported him

Posted by: ThunderB at August 21, 2017 12:23 PM (qq4lq)

283 277 gorilla, Barkley is pretty amazing.
Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 12:22 PM (FKrah)

Gorilla Barkley?

I sense a new meme....

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 12:23 PM (3OIiX)

284 I'm wondering if they are relying on passive radars that use transponders, rather than active radar. If so, that combined with an inexperienced or lax watch could produce this result.

Posted by: Blue Hen at August 21, 2017 12:23 PM (326rv)

285 It's the Navy. So...

What do you mean by that?

Posted by: The Village people at August 21, 2017 12:23 PM (O2RFr)

286 "annular"

*giggles*

Posted by: Matt & Trey at August 21, 2017 12:23 PM (iwZ9u)

287 276. Heh....variation on the old Chinese proverb - butcher the chicken to scare the monkey.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 12:24 PM (fA1SL)

288 Captain Sunshine, he do me fine...

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 12:24 PM (3OIiX)

289 Here at an undisclosed location in Western Oregon the moon is making its moves on the sun.

Posted by: Beartooth at August 21, 2017 12:24 PM (/8EBC)

290 269
20 minutes from the eclipse start here...

Clouds are building!!!
Posted by: Spun and Murky at August 21, 2017 12:21 PM (4DCSq)

Is this the part where the clouds make a Big Face.... and tell you to repent?

or...is this the one where the clouds make a big face, and then come to eat you?

Posted by: Seymore Krelborn... at August 21, 2017 12:24 PM (NgKpN)

291 Pope Francis on Monday urged countries to greatly improve their welcome to migrants and stop collective expulsions, saying migrants dignity and right to protection trumps national security concerns.

So says the man who lives behind a wall
Posted by: Nevergiveup


I think the Pope's problem is that he has no imagination. He is a bear of very little brain. There are other possibilities.

For instance, why not send aid to nations that they came from, when they are sent back there. This would help them out and *eliminate* security concerns, because once migrants are back in their own lands, they will have no *motivation* to commit terrorist attacks. Remember that machete Somali guy at OSU who tried to run people over? He posted stuff on his FB page saying how he hated the US and how mean we all were. Why not send him back to his beloved compatriots in Somalia?

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 12:24 PM (/qEW2)

292 282 Imam lived openly in Spain and Belgium and neither deported him
Posted by: ThunderB at August 21, 2017 12:23 PM (qq4lq)


But the EU officials are on it. Like they are on their "air taxis" living large.

Posted by: Our Country is Screwed at August 21, 2017 12:24 PM (jxbfJ)

293 I wonder if its not the GPS systems being compromised on ships, you know like the bad guy did in Tomorrow Never Dies. I think maybe they're being too reliant on tech and paying a price.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August




Well, I do not know if there is some exterior event or actor but it is really interesting to consider what is going on besides stupidity. What gap does putting the ship out of commission? Do they leave the gap open? Where do they pull a replacement from? What gap does that create? There are all sorts of people that benefit from having a gap in that area. Was the ship being used for its missile shield capabilities? Was its aegis system upgraded for anti-missile? Was it something to do with the Chinese being pissed about fonops?

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 21, 2017 12:25 PM (0wem/)

294 281. And just where did those ancient aliens call home, miss smarty-pants?

Yep. Nibiru.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 12:25 PM (fA1SL)

295 >>I'm wondering if they are relying on passive radars that use transponders,


Nope.

They use Scrying, Ouija and the backups are the intestines of small song Birds.

Posted by: garrett at August 21, 2017 12:25 PM (JaYz2)

296
I can actually believe Bigfoot in concept, seems reasonable, not that I believe there is one, but I would bet on that way before aliens.

Posted by: Guy Mohawk at August 21, 2017 12:25 PM (r+sAi)

297 Saw a live NASA pic and people are waving signs and dancing around like the idiots in the original Independence Day

Posted by: The Village people at August 21, 2017 12:26 PM (O2RFr)

298 as far as I know the immigrant wave was not even performed equitably, Christians/kurds etc were not offered the opportunity as islamists were?

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 12:26 PM (FKrah)

299 Sunshine go away today, I don't feel much like dancing

Some man's come he's trying to run my life, don't know what he's asking

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 21, 2017 12:22 PM (IqV8l)
=============================

He can't even run own his life. I'll be damned if he he'll run mine.

Posted by: grammie winger - I saw the light, no more darkness, no more night at August 21, 2017 12:26 PM (lwiT4)

300 Just checked a few minutes ago. Sun 100% unmolested here.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 21, 2017 12:27 PM (2le8w)

301 Johannes Keppler, the guy who calculated the orbit of Mars based on Tycho Brahe's observations, wrote a story about visiting the Moon traveling with lunar demons who could only travel between the Moon and the Earth and back again during eclipses, and he hitched a ride with them.

Book was called Somnium

And everyone stole from that book after that.

Posted by: kindltot at August 21, 2017 12:27 PM (mkDpn)

302 296. Bigfoot = Nibiru genetic engineering, Mark 1

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 12:27 PM (fA1SL)

303 283 277 gorilla, Barkley is pretty amazing.
Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 12:22 PM (FKrah)

Gorilla Barkley?

I sense a new meme....
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 12:23 PM (3OIiX)

Ummmm....yea...no. I would mean it as a compliment, but it has terrible baggage from the past & is an insult to most people.

Posted by: Gorilla Gumdrop at August 21, 2017 12:27 PM (iwZ9u)

304 Saw a live NASA pic and people are waving signs and dancing around like the idiots in the original Independence Day
==========

Pity they don't get to experience what came after.

Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 12:27 PM (vg8iE)

305 Yeah, I'm already seeing folks running with the fact that the next eclipse in seven years has a path intersecting this one's. Revelations, the New Madrid Fault, and good old fashioned Idiots On Disgracebook, all in one neat package.

Posted by: Brother Cavil, Abbot of St. Costello-on-the-Hurlingbone at August 21, 2017 12:28 PM (AM1GF)

306 Those two ships were both configured as the SM3 Interceptor Block ABM missile platforms. I think there are only six in the entire Navy inventory and two just got took out right when we might need them to stop a NORK ICBM.

BTW they weren't in open waters, the were traveling in the most heavily congested waterway on the planet. Hong Kong used to be worse until the Chinese took it back.
Posted by: The Great White Scotsman at August




Seems low, thought the Navy had 30 or so BMD equipped ships.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 21, 2017 12:28 PM (0wem/)

307 I thought the budget cuts had nixed anything more than baseline ABM capabilities with Fitzgerald and McCain.

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 21, 2017 12:28 PM (WjqDo)

308 284 I'm wondering if they are relying on passive radars that use transponders, rather than active radar. If so, that combined with an inexperienced or lax watch could produce this result.
Posted by: Blue Hen at August 21, 2017 12:23 PM (326rv)

Surface Search Radars are always on... although someone may not have been LOOKING.

Fact is, the fleet has been on too many extended deployments, for too many years.

Like the Army or Marines, where Men has bone 5 or 6 tours in Fuckistan....

It takes time to train, to maintain... and they are just plain breaking the Military.

Posted by: Seymore Krelborn... at August 21, 2017 12:28 PM (NgKpN)

309 In Texas they better not touch Sam Houston

Posted by: It's me donna at August 21, 2017 11:56 AM (O2RFr)

Why would they? Sam Houston opposed Texas' secession. The whole idea of a civil war broke his heart.

Posted by: troyriser at August 21, 2017 12:29 PM (Fw5cQ)

310 305. Hmmm.....second look at founding my own cult?

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 12:29 PM (fA1SL)

311 Has this planet been seen? No.

Is there solid evidence of this planet? Yeah, not so much.

Do people believe in it? Oh yea.
=======================


I wonder if someone's making money off this?

Posted by: grammie winger - I saw the light, no more darkness, no more night at August 21, 2017 12:29 PM (lwiT4)

312 Well, the NASA live telescope feeds just went away.

Posted by: Dullford Shiply at August 21, 2017 12:29 PM (m9X4Y)

313 "immigrant wave"
Was Obama importing islamic fighters.
Any women Obama let in were either facilitators/handlers or sex slaves or both.

Posted by: Mudd at August 21, 2017 12:30 PM (cfHE9)

314 Seems low, thought the Navy had 30 or so BMD equipped ships.
Posted by: yankeefifth

What is the normal rate for any of them to be at sea at one time? I think that such rotations involve as little as one third being ready for sea, depending on the class of ship.

Posted by: Blue Hen at August 21, 2017 12:30 PM (326rv)

315 Another possibility. Why doesn't the Pope encourage people of country X to become missionaries to countries that are the source of migrants rather than insist that country X take them in? This way, the people who sincerely wish to help out "migrants" can help them out directly, and draw their own funds from country X, instead of putting their neighbors in country X at risk, and getting them to foot the bill? That seems a bit hypocritical.

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 12:30 PM (/qEW2)

316 Standin On The Moon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9t7HVgeW2Kk

Posted by: Lace Wigs at August 21, 2017 12:30 PM (/tuJf)

317 311. Of course! What would be the point otherwise?

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 12:30 PM (fA1SL)

318 >>Johannes Keppler,



Copernicus was essentially useless until Keppler came along.

At least, as a predictive Model...

Ptolemy was still more accurate. Even though he was wrong.

Posted by: garrett at August 21, 2017 12:30 PM (JaYz2)

319 Well, the NASA live telescope feeds just went away.

So the alien overlords are starting their invasion before the Antifada prawns soften us up completely.

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 21, 2017 12:31 PM (WjqDo)

320 312 Well, the NASA live telescope feeds just went away.

Posted by: Dullford Shiply at August 21, 2017 12:29 PM


Typical. Lowest bid contractor, or highest paying under the table contractor.

Posted by: Diogenes at August 21, 2017 12:31 PM (0tfLf)

321 310 305. Hmmm.....second look at founding my own cult?
Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 12:29 PM (fA1SL)

Worked great for me!

Posted by: L. Ron Hubbard at August 21, 2017 12:31 PM (RD7QR)

322
You know how someone messed with the Iranian computers to dork up their nuke program and they couldn't figure it out
Is it possible someone has gotten to,it computerized navigation and radar systems

I'm going with lack of trainning because of budget shortfalls.The navy has long known to give merchantmen a wide berth due to their poor seamanship. Combine that with poor seamanship on the part of the navy and you get collisions at sea

Posted by: Deplorable Male Logic at August 21, 2017 12:31 PM (lKyWE)

323 A piece has been bitten out of the sun!

Posted by: Salem, OR at August 21, 2017 12:31 PM (jTUfG)

324 303 283 277 gorilla, Barkley is pretty amazing.
Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 12:22 PM (FKrah)

Gorilla Barkley?

I sense a new meme....
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 12:23 PM (3OIiX)

Ummmm....yea...no. I would mean it as a compliment, but it has terrible baggage from the past & is an insult to most people.
Posted by: Gorilla Gumdrop at August 21, 2017 12:27 PM (iwZ9u)

Stupid baggage always ruining good jokes. I mean a series of gorilla pictures with Charles Barkley quotes would be gold. Gold, I tell ya!

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 12:31 PM (3OIiX)

325 Work is blocking the streaming coverage of the eclipse. So, I'm going to go stare at it and be blinded.

Workmans Comp?

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at August 21, 2017 12:32 PM (1ISKN)

326 The moon is literally eating the sun.

Posted by: Bill Nye Stupid Guy at August 21, 2017 12:32 PM (/tuJf)

327 "Well, the NASA live telescope feeds just went away. "

It was tripe anyway.

Posted by: Mudd at August 21, 2017 12:32 PM (cfHE9)

328 321. In many ways, that man was the one who ruined cults for us regular, honest grifters.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 12:32 PM (fA1SL)

329 262 Hey, horde! Don't forget to tune into Fox for all your news of the eclipse!

Shep is doing their special coverage.

*double facepalm*
Posted by: Jane D'oh at August 21, 2017 12:20 PM (PY9jH)

He knows all about black holes, so other astronomical phenomena should be right in his wheelhouse.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 12:33 PM (0mRoj)

330 Eclipses are racist.

Posted by: torabora at August 21, 2017 12:33 PM (Tb0jV)

331 Who's gonna replace them? Son of Sam and Lucky Luciano?"

Jimmy Hoffa.
Posted by: Anon a mouse... at August 21, 2017 11:45 AM (MINbv)



IT'S FUNNY BECAUSE HE'S ALREADY CAST IN CEMENT.

Posted by: BEN ROETHLISBERGER at August 21, 2017 12:33 PM (jBwOG)

332 315 Another possibility. Why doesn't the Pope encourage people of country X to become missionaries to countries that are the source of migrants rather than insist that country X take them in? This way, the people who sincerely wish to help out "migrants" can help them out directly, and draw their own funds from country X, instead of putting their neighbors in country X at risk, and getting them to foot the bill? That seems a bit hypocritical.

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 12:30 PM (/qEW2)


Because then it doesn't have the Tower-of-Babel effect on people's languages.

Posted by: Hikaru at August 21, 2017 12:33 PM (9TK8E)

333 Yeah, I can't get those NASA feeds to work for me at all. But no matter...I'll be going outside in a bit. I have no signs to wave; won't be dancing. It's 88 degrees and clear. Perfect weather for eclipse viewing!

(and annular IS funny...heh)

Posted by: Brunnhilde at August 21, 2017 12:33 PM (aW5/6)

334
ustream.tv taking too long to respond to connect requests

Posted by: Dullford Shiply at August 21, 2017 12:33 PM (m9X4Y)

335 13 I thought the "deaf community" was opposed to hearing?
Posted by: Bertram Cabot


Just DJWs at Gallaudet

Posted by: Iron Mike Golf at August 21, 2017 12:34 PM (di1hb)

336 These "migrants" have home countries responsible for their protection. Send them back there. I'm sure it won't bruise their "dignity" anymore than their Quest for a Handout did.

Posted by: Rob Crawford at August 21, 2017 12:00 PM (6wNeY)

If they had any dignity, they wouldn't be parasites. Parasites suck.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 21, 2017 12:34 PM (2le8w)

337 And just where did those ancient aliens call home, miss smarty-pants?



Yep. Nibiru.
--

EVERYONE knows they lived on Mars and created pyramids and such (photos not released by NASA), before they were all destroyed by nuclear war. Some moved to the moon, where they built more structures and such (photos not released by NASA) and then came to earth and genetically modified humans.

BTW... there are still beings on the moon, and they are not happy with us. That's why we can't send people there any more.

/duh. For fun, search "secret NASA photos"

Posted by: shibumi at August 21, 2017 12:34 PM (aT+Bx)

338 Standin On The Moon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9t7HVgeW2Kk

Posted by: Lace Wigs at August 21, 2017 12:30 PM (/tuJf)


Did anybody mention Smashmouth's "Walking On The Sun" yet?

http://tinyurl.com/cg8r3ja

Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at August 21, 2017 12:34 PM (X6fMO)

339 Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 21, 2017 11:39 AM (IqV8l)

The "Deaf" (their very proud of the capital letter) certainly does. They see the utter joy on those peoples' faces and see genocide. Yes, that's stupid and awful, but many have bought into identity politics completely and Deaf is the only identity they have.

Posted by: Polliwog the 'Ette at August 21, 2017 12:34 PM (rp9xB)

340 She's insufferable!. What's his name who's great and substitutes for Rush Limbaugh-The Canadian guy (Sorry; Having a Senior moment) looks like he's going going to apoplectic over Chelsea Clinton, Satan's statue in Churches and Democratic racism:

http://iotwreport.com/shes-insufferable/

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 12:35 PM (iVOAv)

341 In some traditions...

A Solar Eclipse is when Mithra comes down from the Sun, to visit here....

Now, as Mithra started as a Persian God...

He is also a Jealous and Angry God....

/starts to sing...

Give me that old time religion... give me that...

Posted by: Seymore Krelborn... at August 21, 2017 12:35 PM (NgKpN)

342 The Sun is putting on it's Antifa mask.

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at August 21, 2017 12:35 PM (1ISKN)

343 Why hasn't anybody suggested Moonshadow for a song????

Posted by: Chilling the most at August 21, 2017 12:01 PM (9Ej7

Because the idiot that wrote it has become a jihadi supporter?

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 21, 2017 12:35 PM (2le8w)

344
black noons matter.

Posted by: Guy Mohawk at August 21, 2017 12:35 PM (r+sAi)

345 EVERYONE knows they lived on Mars and created pyramids and such (photos not released by NASA), before they were all destroyed by nuclear war. Some moved to the moon, where they built more structures and such (photos not released by NASA) and then came to earth and genetically modified humans.

BTW... there are still beings on the moon, and they are not happy with us. That's why we can't send people there any more.

/duh. For fun, search "secret NASA photos"
Posted by: shibumi at August




Don't be stupid. There are no aliens on the moon. They are in the moon because it is hollow.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 21, 2017 12:36 PM (0wem/)

346 Mark Steyn?

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 12:36 PM (3OIiX)

347 The Police : Invisible Sun

Posted by: Dullford Shiply at August 21, 2017 12:36 PM (m9X4Y)

348 Well, the NASA live telescope feeds just went away. "
--

IT'S SO YOU DON'T SEE NIBIRU!!

OR MAYBE THE ALIEN SPACESHIPS!!!!!

Posted by: conspiracy theorists everywhere at August 21, 2017 12:36 PM (aT+Bx)

349 Another possibility. Why doesn't the Pope encourage
people of country X to become missionaries to countries that are the
source of migrants rather than insist that country X take them in? This
way, the people who sincerely wish to help out "migrants" can help them
out directly, and draw their own funds from country X, instead of
putting their neighbors in country X at risk, and getting them to foot
the bill? That seems a bit hypocritical. Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 12:30 PM (/qEW2)
=====

Dopey Popey aka Frankie Hollywood doesn't even have enough smarts for that. Speaking as someone who raised the kids Catholic and still has strong ties at our local church (and has a grandkid being baptized this Sunday), he is tiresome.

Posted by: mustbequantum at August 21, 2017 12:36 PM (MIKMs)

350 337. Mars was a way-station for the Annunaki. The moon - they engineered that, dragging a fortuitously massy asteroid into position for use as an observation post.
This is all just common sense, people!

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 12:36 PM (fA1SL)

351 Things went.......south in my cult.

Posted by: Jim Jones at August 21, 2017 12:36 PM (89T5c)

352 Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 11:38 AM (NOIQH)

Makes me wonder what Barkley thinks about a world in which *he* has become the voice of reason. I get the impression that he sort of enjoyed being a goofball.

Posted by: Polliwog the 'Ette at August 21, 2017 12:37 PM (rp9xB)

353

So don't delay, act now, supplies are running out
Allow if you're still alive, six to eight years to arrive
And if you follow, there may be a tomorrow
But if the offer is shun, you might as well be walkin' on the sun

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 21, 2017 12:37 PM (IqV8l)

354 Long Creek, OR. About 15 minutes in and maybe 1/5 of the sun is obscured. Cars, tents, jammed portapotties, guys with telescopes the diameter of garbage cans, eclipse glasses for sale, blah blah.

Posted by: Skookumchuk at August 21, 2017 12:37 PM (gof+w)

355
IT'S FUNNY BECAUSE HE'S ALREADY CAST IN CEMENT.
Posted by: BEN ROETHLISBERGER at August 21, 2017 12:33 PM (jBwOG)


IT'S FUNNY BECAUSE THE CEMENT HE'S CAST IN WAS AT THE MEADOWLANDS AND THEY TORE THAT DOWN TOO

Posted by: Deplorable Male Logic at August 21, 2017 12:37 PM (lKyWE)

356 deGrasse Tyson just doesn't want us to make a big deal about this eclipse because it's America- centric and excludes the people of other continents.

He doesn't want us to get on our high horse about it.

Posted by: Donna and V sez the Brewers bats have risen at August 21, 2017 12:38 PM (ZM2xo)

357 Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 12:36 PM (3OIiX)

Yes; All I could remember was Mark. Thanks

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 12:38 PM (iVOAv)

358 There's a little black spot on the sun today...
It's the same old thing as yesterday...

Posted by: Pug Mahon at August 21, 2017 12:38 PM (RwwCT)

359 Dopey Popey aka Frankie Hollywood doesn't even have enough smarts for that. Speaking as someone who raised the kids Catholic and still has strong ties at our local church (and has a grandkid being baptized this Sunday), he is tiresome.
Posted by: mustbequantum

He also doesn't seem to have a high opinion of countries run by people of color. Moreover, he doesn't seem to care that massive amounts of low/no skill people going to countries where low skill jobs are fast disappearing makes no sense.

Posted by: Blue Hen at August 21, 2017 12:38 PM (326rv)

360 >>>>Seems low, thought the Navy had 30 or so BMD equipped ships.
.
.
.I think the problem is they don't have enough missiles to go around. I read they are only making about a dozen of them each year due to the expense.

IIRC they have only trained and certified a handful of DDG's to carry them. Been awhile since I kept up on that stuff so it could be more now.

Posted by: The Great White Scotsman at August 21, 2017 12:39 PM (0pcwX)

361 358. (That's my soul up there.)

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 12:39 PM (fA1SL)

362 Moon is a spaceship. That is the conclusion two very serious USSR scientist came up with.

...The startling hypothesis was first proposed in 1970 by two Russian scientists, members of the Soviet Academy of Science, Michael Vasin and Alexander Shcherbakov, in an article, "Is the Moon the Creation of Alien Intelligence?"...

Posted by: Mudd at August 21, 2017 12:39 PM (cfHE9)

363 Any of you infidels play "Moon Shadow", I KEEEEEL YOU!!!
There is no fun in Islam.

Posted by: the artist formerly known as Cat Stevens at August 21, 2017 12:40 PM (mJ8mX)

364
Ok, the taxpayers voted for it, fine. But holy crap....

http://tinyurl.com/y7k8qdod

Posted by: Guy Mohawk at August 21, 2017 12:40 PM (r+sAi)

365 Similar to the videos of deaf people after their cochlear implants, the videos of people seeing color for the first time with EnChroma glasses is tear-inducing.

Despite all the political crap that is going on, we truly do live in an age of wonder.

Posted by: biancaneve at August 21, 2017 12:40 PM (QeLWM)

366 Posted by: mustbequantum at August 21, 2017 12:36 PM (MIKMs)

Congratulations on your grandchild being baptized. That's wonderful!

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 12:40 PM (iVOAv)

367 Joss Whedon:

In the limited blowback from his ex-wife's testimonial, I have yet to see anyone call Joss out for being a man in power and taking advantage of women desperate for advancement in his industry and within his own universe of work.

I'm sure I've missed it, but I fully expected that to be a much larger part of the reaction.

Especially from modern feminists who never met an ally they weren't willing to eviscerate at the first sign of heterodoxy.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 12:41 PM (9srr1)

368 OMG...OMG... just 20 minutes to the onset. I'm so EXCITED!

Hold it. Actually, I'm not.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 21, 2017 12:41 PM (OdK9v)

369 Lisa Boothe needs to stop flirting with me and concentrate on her work, or Fox will can her.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 12:41 PM (fA1SL)

370
Have we figured out yet how global warming and white supremacy has caused the eclipse?

Posted by: TheQuietMan at August 21, 2017 12:41 PM (493sH)

371 Yeah. NASA TV is whacked. No connections working.

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 12:41 PM (R+p/Q)

372 29 In case it was not already mentioned: Uber-feminist Joss Whedon is a total pig, per his wife.

Always gotta watch out for the loudest feminist men. They have the most to hide, atone for.

http://preview.tinyurl.com/yckjgbgh
Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017

*
*
I wanna know who he had that first affair with in the Buffy days. Sarah Michelle Gellar herself, or . . .?

Posted by: Salem, OR at August 21, 2017 12:41 PM (jTUfG)

373 Nice bangs, Bruce.

Posted by: wth at August 21, 2017 12:41 PM (HgMAr)

374 So far, this "eclipse" is about as exciting as the Boston "riot" or the Mayweather Pacquaio fight. Trust me folks, it's not gonna happen.

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 12:41 PM (/qEW2)

375 Well, on the plus side at least the *USS* John McCain didn't actually fire its missiles and start the worst naval accident in American history.

Too soon?

Posted by: Obligatory at August 21, 2017 12:42 PM (eSx+E)

376 Another possibility. Why doesn't the Pope encourage people of country X
to become missionaries to countries that are the source of migrants
rather than insist that country X take them in? This way, the people who
sincerely wish to help out "migrants" can help them out directly, and
draw their own funds from country X, instead of putting their neighbors
in country X at risk, and getting them to foot the bill? That seems a
bit hypocritical.
---

That one is super easy.

The general purpose of "missionaries" is to convert people.

But, according to the Pope, Islam is beautiful and non-violent. It would be morally wrong to try to convert them.

If missionaries go over there to ""help stabilize" their society, we are forcing them to accept western values. This is wrong, since western cultures are bad.

So really, the only solution is to bring islam to the west, let it destroy western culture, and then, as is only fair, all whites who are not islamic must work as slaves to support muslims.

/not really joking...

Posted by: shibumi at August 21, 2017 12:42 PM (aT+Bx)

377 If you don't make me King Of The World, I shall blot out the sun this afternoon.

Fair warning.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 21, 2017 12:42 PM (OdK9v)

378 359 Dopey Popey aka Frankie Hollywood doesn't even have enough smarts for that. Speaking as someone who raised the kids Catholic and still has strong ties at our local church (and has a grandkid being baptized this Sunday), he is tiresome.
Posted by: mustbequantum

He also doesn't seem to have a high opinion of countries run by people of color. Moreover, he doesn't seem to care that massive amounts of low/no skill people going to countries where low skill jobs are fast disappearing makes no sense.
Posted by: Blue Hen at August 21, 2017 12:38 PM (326rv)

==============

I learned a long time ago that the Church as an institution has a tenuous understanding of economics.

When we have Holy Fathers like Benedict who want to focus on the individual soul, that's not a problem. When you get a warrior for the downtrodden, like Francis, it becomes...problematic.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 12:42 PM (9srr1)

379 243 "We Gorillas are dignified. We are vegetarians. We do not throw our feces."

Stories from the Cincinnati Zoo -- pre-Harambe -- expose that as a lie. At least one of the gorillas had that habit.
Posted by: Rob Crawford at August 21, 2017 12:17 PM (6wNeY)
------
And some of you humans have been throwing bags of urine at people. And you aren't even in a zoo with limited utensils.

But the majority of you don't. Seriously, considering your advanced brain power, who is acting crazier right now? Humans or gorillas?



Posted by: Gorilla Gumdrop at August 21, 2017 12:43 PM (iwZ9u)

380 In case it was not already mentioned: Uber-feminist Joss Whedon is a total pig, per his wife.

Always gotta watch out for the loudest feminist men. They have the most to hide, atone for.
http://preview.tinyurl.com/yckjgbgh

Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 11:42 AM (NOIQH)


What a shocker. All lefty types are complete hypocrites.

Posted by: TheQuietMan at August 21, 2017 12:43 PM (493sH)

381 In case it was not already mentioned: Uber-feminist Joss Whedon is a total pig, per his wife.
***
So who was he having an affair with on Buffy the Vampire Slayer?

Also, anyone who believes that Joss Whedon believes in feminism is an idiot. The man loves to cast attractive women in miniskirts more then anything else in the world...

Posted by: 18-1 at August 21, 2017 12:43 PM (eSx+E)

382
Have we figured out yet how global warming and white supremacy has caused the eclipse?
Posted by: TheQuietMan at August 21, 2017 12:41 PM (493sH)


The gravitational pull of the rising oceans have altered the lunar orbit?

Posted by: Deplorable Male Logic at August 21, 2017 12:43 PM (lKyWE)

383 Why would they? Sam Houston opposed Texas' secession. The whole idea of a civil war broke his heart.

Posted by: troyriser at August 21, 2017 12:29 PM (Fw5cQ)

And why would they deface Joan of Arc's statue in New Orleans and set one of Abe Lincoln ablaze in Chicago? as far as I know the latter was quite strongly against secession and the former did not have an opinion about it one way or the other, being that she had been dead for centuries at that point.

It's about attacking white civilization. Houston was white. That's all they need.

Posted by: Donna and V sez the Brewers bats have risen at August 21, 2017 12:43 PM (ZM2xo)

384 Is this really the second collision by a US Navy vessel with a merchant vessel in almost as many months?
...........

Well it was the USS John McCain. We're just lucky it wasn't taken prisoner.

Posted by: wth at August 21, 2017 12:43 PM (HgMAr)

385 >>Yeah. NASA TV is whacked. No connections working.

Needs more muslim outreach.

Posted by: Bill Nye Stupid Guy at August 21, 2017 12:44 PM (/tuJf)

386 Getting darker here in Seattle.

Posted by: Under Fire at August 21, 2017 12:44 PM (mcI77)

387 I denounce myself.

Posted by: Under Fire at August 21, 2017 12:44 PM (mcI77)

388 367 Joss Whedon:

In the limited blowback from his ex-wife's testimonial, I have yet to see anyone call Joss out for being a man in power and taking advantage of women desperate for advancement in his industry and within his own universe of work.

I'm sure I've missed it, but I fully expected that to be a much larger part of the reaction.

Especially from modern feminists who never met an ally they weren't willing to eviscerate at the first sign of heterodoxy.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 12:41 PM (9srr1)

They'll get right on that, right after they go after Bill Clinton.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 12:44 PM (3OIiX)

389 Got back early this morning from the North Georgia mountains. Cute Nurse rented a cabin Thursday-Tuesday with directions to leave laptops at home and cellphones off. Honeymoon type weekend IYKWIM.

She put it up on Craigslist for Monday night for the price she paid for our escape plus expenses. She had a buyer, a sucker, by Friday.

She is a smart gal. I like her, but don't tell her that. She wants me to meet her parents.

Fuck the stupid eclipse.

Posted by: Widespread Pepe at August 21, 2017 12:44 PM (XFue2)

390 377 If you don't make me King Of The World, I shall blot out the sun this afternoon.

Fair warning.
Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 21, 2017 12:42 PM (OdK9v)

/holds up his hand.... and starts to squish the sun between his thumb and finger...


SEEEEE!!!! IT WORKS!!!!! Mu Haa Haaaaa

Posted by: Don Q. at August 21, 2017 12:44 PM (NgKpN)

391 The gravitational pull of the rising oceans have altered the lunar orbit?

Posted by: Deplorable Male Logic at August 21, 2017 12:43 PM (lKyWE)




Alert Barbara Bain and zombie Martin Landau

Posted by: TheQuietMan at August 21, 2017 12:44 PM (493sH)

392 I learned a long time ago that the Church as an institution has a tenuous understanding of economics.
***
You'll note that the countries which built the best economies in Europe did so be turning to the reformation - England, Netherlands, etc...

Posted by: 18-1 at August 21, 2017 12:45 PM (eSx+E)

393 >>>>>>Yeah. NASA TV is whacked. No connections working.



Needs more muslim outreach.
.
.
.I am watching the NASA feed from Casper WY and it is working fine for me.

Posted by: The Great White Scotsman at August 21, 2017 12:45 PM (0pcwX)

394 Getting darker here in Seattle.
Posted by: Under Fire
----------

It's a cosmic ruse to burn your retinas out.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 21, 2017 12:45 PM (OdK9v)

395 Congratulations on your grandchild being baptized. That's wonderful! Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 12:40 PM (iVOAv)
=====

Thank you. This old agnostic does think that traditions (cultural and intellectual) are vital. Tried to get the other grandkid baptized at the same time, but they are going to wait despite my arguments for the kid's sake.

Posted by: mustbequantum at August 21, 2017 12:45 PM (MIKMs)

396 I hold the winning ticket for Wednesday's eclipse, errr, Powerball.

My family wishes to share this bounty with the entire human race. Shares are available in this extremely valuable ticket for $100. Each share will be registered in our vault in Geneva Switzerland, or New York. One of the two, and I forget which.

A maximum of only !!!eleventy!!! million shares are available, so get yours before they are gone.

The ticket will be held in escrow by a distinguished local judge in my native Steubenville, OH and will be exhibited daily for two hours to all bona fide and registered shareholders.

Act now! Shares in this fantastic opportunity are extremely limited and once sold out, cannot be replaced!

Posted by: Barack Obama is a bad, bad man at August 21, 2017 12:45 PM (ylUqT)

397 I've always preferred using bat shit crazy if it makes you feel any better. It has an origin in the old belief the guano fumes made people crazy

Posted by: Deplorable Male Logic at August 21, 2017 12:14 PM (lKyWE)

It can make you dead. There's a fungus in bat guano that can cause a lung infection.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 21, 2017 12:45 PM (2le8w)

398 381 In case it was not already mentioned: Uber-feminist Joss Whedon is a total pig, per his wife.
***
So who was he having an affair with on Buffy the Vampire Slayer?

Also, anyone who believes that Joss Whedon believes in feminism is an idiot. The man loves to cast attractive women in miniskirts more then anything else in the world...
Posted by: 18-1 at August 21, 2017 12:43 PM (eSx+E)

Going to put money down on Charisma Carpenter and Eliza Dushku. No other reason why he'd keep casting the latter over and over again unless he was tapping that ass.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 12:46 PM (3OIiX)

399 376 Another possibility. Why doesn't the Pope encourage people of country X
to become missionaries to countries that are the source of migrants
rather than insist that country X take them in? This way, the people who
sincerely wish to help out "migrants" can help them out directly, and
draw their own funds from country X, instead of putting their neighbors
in country X at risk, and getting them to foot the bill? That seems a
bit hypocritical.
---

That one is super easy.

The general purpose of "missionaries" is to convert people.

But, according to the Pope, Islam is beautiful and non-violent. It would be morally wrong to try to convert them.

If missionaries go over there to ""help stabilize" their society, we are forcing them to accept western values. This is wrong, since western cultures are bad.

So really, the only solution is to bring islam to the west, let it destroy western culture, and then, as is only fair, all whites who are not islamic must work as slaves to support muslims.

/not really joking...
Posted by: shibumi at August 21, 2017 12:42 PM (aT+Bx)

No, you're not far off. We don't prosthelytize anymore. This Pope has literally called it a "cancer" on the Church.

Posted by: josephistan at August 21, 2017 12:46 PM (7HtZB)

400 Eclipses are racist.

Posted by: torabora at August 21, 2017 12:33 PM (Tb0jV)
.........

and they rape your eyes

Posted by: wth at August 21, 2017 12:46 PM (HgMAr)

401 386 Getting darker here in Seattle.


Posted by: Under Fire at August 21, 2017 12:44 PM (mcI77)

How do we know it's the eclipse and not Michael Moore who is blotting out the sun?

Posted by: Donna and V sez the Brewers bats have risen at August 21, 2017 12:46 PM (ZM2xo)

402 Did this week's Food Thread have any recipes for Roast Retina?

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 21, 2017 12:46 PM (OdK9v)

403 397 I've always preferred using bat shit crazy if it makes you feel any better. It has an origin in the old belief the guano fumes made people crazy

Posted by: Deplorable Male Logic at August 21, 2017 12:14 PM (lKyWE)

It can make you dead. There's a fungus in bat guano that can cause a lung infection.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 21, 2017 12:45 PM (2le8w)

You have to be pretty crazy to shit upside down.

Posted by: josephistan at August 21, 2017 12:46 PM (7HtZB)

404 set one of Abe Lincoln ablaze in Chicago
***
Most modern liberals think Abe was a Democrat and Jefferson Davis a Republican...so I don't get this one either...

Posted by: 18-1 at August 21, 2017 12:46 PM (eSx+E)

405 Yeah. NASA TV is whacked. No connections working.
>>>

Their public education channel on Youtube is still working. Not raw footage so you have to put up with lots of stupid commentators though.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwMDvPCGeE0

Posted by: Buzzsaw at August 21, 2017 12:46 PM (r5KeJ)

406 Lets all study the amazing "science" of shadows! It's so sciency! I love science, sexually!

Posted by: Chris M at August 21, 2017 12:47 PM (eAZVt)

407
If that big black dot gets any closer I'll rip it's arms off.

Posted by: GP at August 21, 2017 12:47 PM (lKyWE)

408 Fuck the stupid eclipse.
Posted by: Widespread Pepe at August 21, 2017 12:44

You need remedial target identification classes.
The solar eclipse isn't on your mission objectives.

Posted by: Dullford Shiply at August 21, 2017 12:47 PM (m9X4Y)

409 397. Howzabout 'Mad as a March hatter'?

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 12:47 PM (fA1SL)

410 How do we know it's the eclipse and not Michael Moore who is blotting out the sun?

Posted by: Donna and V sez the Brewers bats have risen at August 21, 2017 12:46 PM (ZM2xo)
Maybe its from Moore and Trigglypuff doing the horizontal mambo.

Posted by: IC at August 21, 2017 12:47 PM (a0IVu)

411 Eclipse is pretty cool. About a third of the sun hidden now.

Posted by: Beartooth at August 21, 2017 12:47 PM (/8EBC)

412 An alternative was of doing missionary work (and one that seems to have more impact) is to teach and train people from Country X and then have them go back to their own country/culture to do the work traditional missionaries do. They already know the customs, the language, the culture. We're friends of a couple from northern India that are now here for 2 years, getting a condensed theological degree, so that they can go back to their own region as missionaries. It seems a waste of resources to try and teach white Americans to do the job that nationals are better equipped for.

Posted by: grammie winger - I saw the light, no more darkness, no more night at August 21, 2017 12:48 PM (lwiT4)

413 ...The startling hypothesis was first proposed in 1970 by two Russian
scientists, members of the Soviet Academy of Science, Michael Vasin and
Alexander Shcherbakov, in an article, "Is the Moon the Creation of Alien
Intelligence?"...
---

Actually, there are a lot of weird things about the moon, so "hollow" is not something I'd automatically discount.



Posted by: shibumi at August 21, 2017 12:48 PM (aT+Bx)

414 Getting darker here in Seattle.

Posted by: Under Fire
..........

you can go back to bed now.

Posted by: wth at August 21, 2017 12:48 PM (HgMAr)

415 Going to put money down on Charisma Carpenter and Eliza Dushku
***
Charisma Carpenter had some success outside of Whedon productions...did Dushku?

Posted by: 18-1 at August 21, 2017 12:48 PM (eSx+E)

416 Posted by: josephistan at August 21, 2017 12:46 PM (7HtZB)

He called the Great Commission a cancer on the church?! How has he maintained his position? And I *still* can't believe the Curious of the multiple personalities was *right* about Benedict getting the boot.

Posted by: Polliwog the 'Ette at August 21, 2017 12:48 PM (rp9xB)

417 If you don't make me King Of The World, I shall blot out the sun this afternoon.

Fair warning.
Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 21, 2017 12:42 PM (OdK9v

are you giving us a few moments to think it over?

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 12:48 PM (FKrah)

418 Lookatthat lookatthat!

The moon is as big as the sun!

Posted by: Dullford Shiply at August 21, 2017 12:49 PM (m9X4Y)

419 Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 12:42 PM (9srr1)

I have no dog in this hunt-I'm not Catholic- but the "warrior for the downtrodden" is the problem. We're supposed to be warriors for Christ and the individual soul is important. Also, it's not optional to do acts of charity and care for people who are needy-because we're all needy in one sense of another at times. It's just not the role of the clergy to advocate for a system where people are forced to care for others.That is the work of the Holy Spirit is the lives of the individuals and working through churches but not forced to do charity by compulsion. Because if it's forced it doesn't come from the heart or from the fruit of the Holy Spirit working within people.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 12:49 PM (iVOAv)

420 Starts here in about 20 minutes. Unfortunately I have to run to the bank on lunch for personal business (also, to get lunch), which I did not intend, but mobile deposit won't handle a check this size.

Sigh. Well, if you never hear from me again, either the aliens got me, I got Raptured, or some shithead looking at the eclipse while they should have been driving otherwise ended my worries. Or possibly all three, you never know these days.

Posted by: Brother Cavil, Abbot of St. Costello-on-the-Hurlingbone at August 21, 2017 12:49 PM (AM1GF)

421 there are a lot of weird things about the moon, so "hollow" is not something I'd automatically discount.



Posted by: shibumi at August




Well, it is interesting to hear the theory but it is not the

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 21, 2017 12:50 PM (0wem/)

422 Oh, and BTW, it's called Crown Burger because it's the King of burgers in Utah.

Posted by: Idano at August 21, 2017 12:50 PM (w6tyE)

423 Lookatthat lookatthat!

The moon is as big as the sun!

Posted by: Dullford Shiply at August 21, 2017 12:49 PM (m9X4Y)
........

the cheese is melting!

Posted by: wth at August 21, 2017 12:50 PM (HgMAr)

424 No, you're not far off. We don't prosthelytize anymore. This Pope has literally called it a "cancer" on the Church.

Posted by: josephistan at August 21, 2017 12:46 PM (7HtZB)
=======================

Perhaps he hasn't read Jesus's words to His disciples before He ascended into heaven. I would think that the last earthly words of the Son of God might carry some weight.

Posted by: grammie winger - I saw the light, no more darkness, no more night at August 21, 2017 12:50 PM (lwiT4)

425 In case it was not already mentioned: Uber-feminist Joss Whedon is a total pig, per his wife.

Always gotta watch out for the loudest feminist men. They have the most to hide, atone for.

http://preview.tinyurl.com/yckjgbgh
Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017
*
*
I wanna know who he had that first affair with in the Buffy days. Sarah Michelle Gellar herself, or . . .?
Posted by: Salem, OR at August 21, 2017 12:41 PM (jTUfG)

My takeaway is that if whedon admitted to what, five, affairs then he had a helluva lot more than that. Because he's a guy. So that's his limited hangout, as they say.

I also think that underlying the whole article was the ex giving herself a lot of credit for whedons' success.
I don't know if they've settled, or for how much, or Cali's divorce laws. But I do know when someone's grabbing some credit, and the whole thing reads like a money/credit grab, with a little sex tossed in.
Hmmm, mebbe she'll shop the story around? Nah, it H'wood, they look after each other.

Posted by: Northern Supremesist at August 21, 2017 12:51 PM (z79tQ)

426 Most modern liberals think Abe was a Democrat and Jefferson Davis a Republican...so I don't get this one either...


Posted by: 18-1 at August 21, 2017 12:46 PM (eSx+E)


But.... white. And Lincoln did not have accepted 2017 views of race.

I think the Left would write the white Union troops and anti-slavery whites right out of history and teach that the Civil War was won by black troops under the command of Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman.

Posted by: Donna and V sez the Brewers bats have risen at August 21, 2017 12:51 PM (ZM2xo)

427 there are a lot of weird things about the moon, so "hollow" is not something I'd automatically discount.
---
I'm not saying its a giant space egg...but it's a giant space egg.

Posted by: The Super Friends at August 21, 2017 12:51 PM (eSx+E)

428 Posted by: grammie winger - I saw the light, no more darkness, no more night at August 21, 2017 12:48 PM (lwiT4)

This is definitely the best way. It short circuits the "white man's religion" thing and is also more efficient of both human and financial resources.

Posted by: Polliwog the 'Ette at August 21, 2017 12:51 PM (rp9xB)

429 This Pope has literally called it a "cancer" on the Church.

Posted by: josephistan at August 21, 2017 12:46 PM (7HtZB)


Pace Ann Barnhardt, it's because he (with a majority of the Curia) don't actually believe in Christianity.

Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at August 21, 2017 12:51 PM (X6fMO)

430 415 Going to put money down on Charisma Carpenter and Eliza Dushku
***
Charisma Carpenter had some success outside of Whedon productions...did Dushku?
Posted by: 18-1 at August 21, 2017 12:48 PM (eSx+E)

Nah. Dushku has done some small films and voiceover work, that's all. Whedon was her meal ticket. She was terrible in Dollhouse, total vanity project.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 12:52 PM (3OIiX)

431 Partial eclipse should start in about 27 minutes here. It's already getting pretty cloudy.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 12:52 PM (0mRoj)

432 ***
So who was he having an affair with on Buffy the Vampire Slayer?

Also, anyone who believes that Joss Whedon believes in feminism is an idiot. The man loves to cast attractive women in miniskirts more then anything else in the world...
Posted by: 18-1 at August 21, 2017 12:43 PM (eSx+E)

Going to put money down on Charisma Carpenter and Eliza Dushku. No other reason why he'd keep casting the latter over and over again unless he was tapping that ass.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017

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*
I got the impression from his wife's story that the first affair happened very early in the Buffy run, and Eliza didn't start on the show until the 3rd season. Charisma was there from the start.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at August 21, 2017 12:52 PM (jTUfG)

433 Starts here in about 20 minutes. Unfortunately I have to run to the bank on lunch for personal business (also, to get lunch), which I did not intend, but mobile deposit won't handle a check this size.

Brother Cavil, Abbot of St. Costello-on-the-Hurlingbone at August 21, 2017 12:49 PM (AM1GF)

mind the direction/time you have to turn into the sun..

if the sun hits your eyes like a big pitza pie that's..

oh nevermind

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 12:52 PM (FKrah)

434 Very tempted to go out and mow the grass by headlamp.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 21, 2017 12:52 PM (OdK9v)

435 I wanna know who he had that first affair with in the Buffy days. Sarah Michelle Gellar herself, or

Probably none of the stars, but staffers, caterers etc. The girls were all pretty young but who knows.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 12:52 PM (39g3+)

436 the cheese is melting!
Posted by: wth at August 21, 2017 12:50 PM (HgMAr)
____


The sweet green icing... flowing down?

Posted by: IP at August 21, 2017 12:53 PM (UmSfZ)

437 No, you're not far off. We don't prosthelytize anymore. This Pope has literally called it a "cancer" on the Church.

Wow! Really. Does he just not like the idea of proclaiming the Gospel at all or is that white people shouldn't evangelize people of color? Actually it's many people of color (Asian and South American and African who are coming to proselytize to white Europeans/Americans now and doing a great job in the Protestant churches.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 12:53 PM (iVOAv)

438 I'm tempted to go out and loot.

Posted by: Under Fire at August 21, 2017 12:53 PM (mcI77)

439 >>In the limited blowback from his ex-wife's testimonial, I have yet to
see anyone call Joss out for being a man in power and taking advantage
of women desperate for advancement in his industry and within his own
universe of work.



Look at the comments in the story at The Wrap. Interesting.

Would love to ask those apologists if they're as forgiving to Clarence Thomas...Cognitive dissonance amped up to "11" to say a husband's infidelity - with women who work for him, for the duration of a marriage - doesn't make him any less feminist. Alrighty!!

Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 12:53 PM (NOIQH)

440 Gonna be a lot of disappointed people around 3:00 today after the eclipse is over and nothing has changed.

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 12:53 PM (R+p/Q)

441 It's really Nibiru.

Posted by: Widespread Pepe at August 21, 2017 12:53 PM (XFue2)

442 Because if it's forced it doesn't come from the heart or from the fruit of the Holy Spirit working within people.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke


Furthermore, if your "acts of charity" do ill to others, are they "acts of charity" at all? Do your "acts of charity" actually do any real good at all? Or are you, as the Pharisees did, simply striving to appear in public as the ultimate in piety?

Don't forget to be shrewd as serpents as well as innocent as doves.

Posted by: Brother Cavil, Abbot of St. Costello-on-the-Hurlingbone at August 21, 2017 12:53 PM (AM1GF)

443 There goes the sun (doo da doo doo)
There goes the sun (doo da doo doo)
And I say what the fvck?

Posted by: I'm Anonosaurus Wrecks and I approved this message at August 21, 2017 12:54 PM (Nwg0u)

444 >>I'm tempted to go out and loot.


Not enough time to empty Crate and Barrel, though...

Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 12:54 PM (NOIQH)

445 435 I wanna know who he had that first affair with in the Buffy days. Sarah Michelle Gellar herself, or

Probably none of the stars, but staffers, caterers etc. The girls were all pretty young but who knows.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 12:52 PM (39g3+)

I think the quote from Joss's letter to his wife was 'young, needy, aggressive women'. That sounds like actress to me, not staff.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 12:54 PM (3OIiX)

446 Remember that machete Somali guy at OSU who tried to run people over? He posted stuff on his FB page saying how he hated the US and how mean we all were. Why not send him back to his beloved compatriots in Somalia?

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 12:24 PM (/qEW2)

Preferably sealed in a 15 gallon barrel after having made a trip through the wood chipper.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 21, 2017 12:54 PM (2le8w)

447 440 Gonna be a lot of disappointed people around 3:00 today after the eclipse is over and nothing has changed.
Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 12:53 PM (R+p/Q)

Sacrifice moar virgins!

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 12:54 PM (0mRoj)

448 440. 'Do They Know it's Eclipse-mas?'

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 12:54 PM (fA1SL)

449
Mama told me not to look into the eyes of the sun.

But Mama. That's where the fun is.

Posted by: fixerupper at August 21, 2017 12:54 PM (8XRCm)

450 419 Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 12:42 PM (9srr1)

I have no dog in this hunt-I'm not Catholic- but the "warrior for the downtrodden" is the problem. We're supposed to be warriors for Christ and the individual soul is important. Also, it's not optional to do acts of charity and care for people who are needy-because we're all needy in one sense of another at times. It's just not the role of the clergy to advocate for a system where people are forced to care for others.That is the work of the Holy Spirit is the lives of the individuals and working through churches but not forced to do charity by compulsion. Because if it's forced it doesn't come from the heart or from the fruit of the Holy Spirit working within people.
Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 12:49 PM (iVOAv)

==============

You can definitely keep it at a spiritual level and have very strong arguments against enforced charity, but having the economic understanding of how poorly such efforts actually work does help.

Unfortunately, the Church has a long history of being in de facto charge of things, and it's a centralized system itself, so it has a hard time shedding itself of some more medieval outlooks on how economies work.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 12:54 PM (9srr1)

451 I wanna know who he had that first affair with in the Buffy days. Sarah Michelle Gellar herself, or


Paul Reubens.

Posted by: OCBill at August 21, 2017 12:55 PM (df+Zi)

452
I think the Left would write the white Union troops and anti-slavery whites right out of history and teach that the Civil War was won by black troops under the command of Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman.

Posted by: Donna and V sez the Brewers bats have risen at August 21, 2017 12:51 PM


With air support from the Tuskegee Airmen.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 21, 2017 12:55 PM (IqV8l)

453 First Contact here in the Midwest

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at August 21, 2017 12:55 PM (mzCLD)

454 I'm taking cell phone photos of it happening. All this BS about not using a smart phone is BS. They are coming out just....zzzfffttt

Posted by: Under Fire at August 21, 2017 12:55 PM (mcI77)

455 449
Mama told me not to look into the eyes of the sun.

But Mama. That's where the fun is.
Posted by: fixerupper at August 21, 2017 12:54 PM (8XRCm)

Oh great, now fixerupper is blinded by the light. Who else?

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 12:55 PM (3OIiX)

456 Sarah Michelle Gellar always struck me as one of those secret hollywood conservatives. I'd be surprised if she ended up as one of Whedon's conquests.

Posted by: 18-1 at August 21, 2017 12:55 PM (eSx+E)

457 >>>Moon is a spaceship. That is the conclusion two very serious USSR scientist came up with.



...The startling hypothesis was first proposed in 1970 by two
Russian scientists, members of the Soviet Academy of Science, Michael
Vasin and Alexander Shcherbakov, in an article, "Is the Moon the
Creation of Alien Intelligence?"...

Posted by: Mudd at August 21, 2017 12:39 PM (cfHE9)<<<

Damn, they found my Cathedral Terra.

Posted by: Lordgenome at August 21, 2017 12:55 PM (OURe4)

458 Their public education channel on Youtube is still working. Not raw footage so you have to put up with lots of stupid commentators though.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwMDvPCGeE0
Posted by: Buzzsaw



79,548 watching

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 12:55 PM (R+p/Q)

459 448 440. 'Do They Know it's Eclipse-mas?'
Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 12:54 PM (fA1SL)

Solar Festivus?

Posted by: Don Q. at August 21, 2017 12:55 PM (NgKpN)

460 There's a little black spot on the sun today...

It's the same old thing as yesterday...

Posted by: Pug Mahon at August 21, 2017 12:38 PM


There's a sale on our gabardine suits today...
It's the same old sale as yesterday...

Posted by: The King of Suede at August 21, 2017 12:56 PM (p+Wdc)

461 Not enough time to empty Crate and Barrel, though...
Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 12:54 PM (NOIQH)
________


Hey, if you pass a Verizon store would you mind picking up a couple things?

Posted by: IP at August 21, 2017 12:56 PM (UmSfZ)

462 Good. I hate the Sun.

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at August 21, 2017 12:56 PM (1ISKN)

463 Oh great, now fixerupper is blinded by the light. Who else?
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 12:55 PM (3OIiX)

But is he wrapped up like a douche?

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 12:56 PM (0mRoj)

464
I'm tempted to go out and loot.
Posted by: Under Fire at August 21, 2017 12:53 PM (mcI77)


You lunatic

Posted by: Deplorable Male Logic at August 21, 2017 12:56 PM (lKyWE)

465 439 Look at the comments in the story at The Wrap. Interesting.

Would love to ask those apologists if they're as forgiving to Clarence Thomas...Cognitive dissonance amped up to "11" to say a husband's infidelity - with women who work for him, for the duration of a marriage - doesn't make him any less feminist. Alrighty!!
Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 12:53 PM (NOIQH)

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Isn't what he did (using young, impressionable women for sex by flexing his power in a system) the epitome of the "patriarchy"?

Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 12:56 PM (9srr1)

466 Oh great, now fixerupper is blinded by the light.



Wrapped up like a duece

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 12:56 PM (R+p/Q)

467 In case it was not already mentioned: Uber-feminist Joss Whedon is a total pig, per his wife.

Always gotta watch out for the loudest feminist men. They have the most to hide, atone for.
http://preview.tinyurl.com/yckjgbgh

Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 11:42 AM (NOIQH)


What a shocker. All lefty types are complete hypocrites.
========

Did anyone read this? Yeah, I feel for her, but guess what? You were with someone who *gasp* LIED to you. Wow. No one has ever had that happen. Now she's been diagnosed with PTSD. Seriously? PTSD?

He's a douche, has always been a douche and will always be one.

I especially liked the part where he says he was raised to be a feminist and to respect women, not to lust after them. Then, a few sentences later he goes on to say he was taught by the culture to womanize. Again, somehow, he was forced by society to fucking cheat on his wife for 15 years.

Any married guys here feeling the societal pressure to cheat?

Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 12:57 PM (vg8iE)

468 when to a fast food restaurant and had to wait in line. CNN was on the big TV and no one even noticed that all while I was there, CNN headline was how much traveling Trump is doing and depleting the SS budget. I must have waited 15 min, and when I left the same headline was up and the talking heads were going on and on...closed captions which I didn't ever bother to read. Didn't see Russia mentioned once, must be a old news now.

Posted by: Colin at August 21, 2017 12:57 PM (lSeoO)

469 There goes the sun (doo da doo doo)

There goes the sun (doo da doo doo)

And I say what the fvck?

Posted by: I'm Anonosaurus Wrecks and I approved this message at August 21, 2017 12:54 PM (Nwg0u)
======================

I'm going to head on over to YouTube and check on those lyrics. They seem suspect.

Posted by: grammie winger - I saw the light, no more darkness, no more night at August 21, 2017 12:57 PM (lwiT4)

470 Gonna be a lot of disappointed people around 3:00 today after the eclipse is over and nothing has changed.

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 12:53 PM (R+p/Q)


**shrugs**

I wake up every day and nothing has changed.

Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at August 21, 2017 12:57 PM (X6fMO)

471 Hmm...what about Alyson Hannigan? She was doing nothing in Hollywood until her role on Buffy...

Posted by: 18-1 at August 21, 2017 12:57 PM (eSx+E)

472 Yeah. NASA TV is whacked. No connections working.
Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 12:41 PM (R+p/Q)

Well muslim outreach got the lion's share of the budget

Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 21, 2017 12:57 PM (5y11N)

473 All you folks talking about statues of relatives reminded me...I have an ancestor on the wall at the Alamo. How long until some SJW in Austin decides that's offensive because we "invaded and oppressed" hispanics?

Posted by: Shelby Foote's Ghost at August 21, 2017 12:57 PM (E97eR)

474
But is he wrapped up like a douche?
Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 12:56 PM (0mRoj)

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Id prefer some silicone sisters with a manicure, mister.

Posted by: fixerupper at August 21, 2017 12:57 PM (8XRCm)

475 I think the quote from Joss's letter to his wife was 'young, needy, aggressive women'. That sounds like actress to me, not staff.

Most staff are made up of people who want to be actors. But I'm discounting the description of the women by the wife, she's not exactly an objective observer. The guy is an overrated jackass anyway, whatever his marital failures.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 12:58 PM (39g3+)

476 I'm going to head on over to YouTube and check on those lyrics. They seem suspect.
Posted by: grammie winger - I saw the light, no more darkness, no more night at August 21, 2017

----

Well, I say, its alright.

Posted by: fixerupper at August 21, 2017 12:58 PM (8XRCm)

477 Always gotta watch out for the loudest feminist men. They have the most to hide, atone for.

http://preview.tinyurl.com/yckjgbgh
Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017


A housemate in grad school was always ostentatiously "right on" for feminism, virtue signalling at every opportunity, etc. He's continued doing that to this day, and recently won an award for promoting the interests of women.

(record scratch sound) Except in grad school he was a chubby chaser because they were easy marks for a handsome glib playboy, who bonked them and dropped mercilessly like used kleenex. Many was the time we had unattractive girls come to the house blubbing that he wasn't taking their calls and asking us what they'd done wrong. Nothing, sweetheart. He's off at some other unattractive girl's place, and she's thinking she's found HER Prince Charming.

Swine.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 21, 2017 12:58 PM (SRKgf)

478 >>But is he wrapped up like a douche?


He got down.

But, he never got tight.

Posted by: garrett at August 21, 2017 12:58 PM (JaYz2)

479 But is he wrapped up like a douche?
Everyone gets that song and line wrong. It's "he went up like douche".

Posted by: andycanuck at August 21, 2017 12:58 PM (mJ8mX)

480 Wouldn't it be funny if SMOD was planning a surprise visit?

Posted by: Jane D'oh at August 21, 2017 12:58 PM (PY9jH)

481 The Sun will be back and Hillary Clinton will never be president.

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at August 21, 2017 12:59 PM (1ISKN)

482 Sarah Michelle Gellar always struck me as one of those secret hollywood conservatives.
========

I've always thought the same too!

Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 12:59 PM (vg8iE)

483 OMG. The sky! Somebody call 911!

Posted by: Aunt Esther at August 21, 2017 12:59 PM (AJ/B4)

484 Id prefer some silicone sisters with a manicure, mister.
Posted by: fixerupper at August 21, 2017 12:57 PM (8XRCm)
__________



You don't have what it takes...

Posted by: IP at August 21, 2017 12:59 PM (UmSfZ)

485 Hmm...what about Alyson Hannigan? She was doing nothing in Hollywood until her role on Buffy...


Posted by: 18-1 at August 21, 2017 12:57 PM


Well...there was this one time at Band Camp...

Posted by: RedMindBlueState at August 21, 2017 12:59 PM (p+Wdc)

486 Any married guys here feeling the societal pressure to cheat?
Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 12:57 PM (vg8iE)

No longer married, but societal pressure? No. Sexual starvation and being treated with complete disrespect? Yes, that generates pressure to cheat.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 12:59 PM (0mRoj)

487 456 Sarah Michelle Gellar always struck me as one of those secret hollywood conservatives. I'd be surprised if she ended up as one of Whedon's conquests.
Posted by: 18-1 at August 21, 2017

*
*
I'd hope she has her head on straight. As for the rest, well, she was the star of the show (and Joss and everybody else knew that to replace SMG would have ruined the series). How much advancement could Joss have offered her? "I'll write you a star part in my first movie"?

Of course, if it did happen with SMG, it might have been one of those on-the-set affairs, the kind that come on suddenly and just as suddenly are over.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at August 21, 2017 12:59 PM (jTUfG)

488 I especially liked the part where he says he was raised to be a feminist and to respect women, not to lust after them.
___
HAHAHAHAHA

LOLOLOLOL

You stupid stupid girl.

I've been at this since your ancestors learned how to have two separate sexes oh....a billion years ago. I don't care how you were raised. I win. I always win.

I'm really regretting my work on you people...might be time to call my friend SMOD so we can start over.

Posted by: Mother Nature at August 21, 2017 12:59 PM (eSx+E)

489 413 ...The startling hypothesis was first proposed in 1970 by two Russian
scientists, members of the Soviet Academy of Science, Michael Vasin and
Alexander Shcherbakov, in an article, "Is the Moon the Creation of Alien
Intelligence?"...
---

Actually, there are a lot of weird things about the moon, so "hollow" is not something I'd automatically discount.



Posted by: shibumi


Well, there is all the data from seismometers left by the Apollo missions.

Unless, of course, you think the landing were hoaxes.

Posted by: Iron Mike Golf at August 21, 2017 01:00 PM (di1hb)

490 No, you're not far off. We don't prosthelytize anymore. This Pope has literally called it a "cancer" on the Church.

Wow! Really. Does he just not like the idea of proclaiming the Gospel at all or is that white people shouldn't evangelize people of color? Actually it's many people of color (Asian and South American and African who are coming to proselytize to white Europeans/Americans now and doing a great job in the Protestant churches.

-
I don't know but Frankie Hollywood is a national security expert:

Pope says migrants' rights should override national security concerns

Posted by: I'm Anonosaurus Wrecks and I approved this message at August 21, 2017 01:00 PM (Nwg0u)

491 >>I especially liked the part where he says he was raised to be a feminist
and to respect women, not to lust after them. Then, a few sentences
later he goes on to say he was taught by the culture to womanize.
Again, somehow, he was forced by society to fucking cheat on his wife
for 15 years.


No, no, the *actresses were needy and aggressive!!
It's not his fault! These waifs forced themselves on poor, feminist man who could not stop them!

Where's that Onion story about 'why do men keep sucking my c#ck?'....

Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 01:00 PM (NOIQH)

492 456 Sarah Michelle Gellar always struck me as one of those secret hollywood conservatives. I'd be surprised if she ended up as one of Whedon's conquests.
Posted by: 18-1 at August 21, 2017 12:55 PM (eSx+E)

==========

Well, there's always the possibility that she was and that's why she's a conservative. If Whedon nailed Morena Baccarin and or Christina Hendricks, my hat's off to him. He's still a hypocritical shitbag but, stil, that's grade A tail.

Posted by: Jackal at August 21, 2017 01:00 PM (vOYTu)

493 484 Id prefer some silicone sisters with a manicure, mister.
Posted by: fixerupper at August 21, 2017 12:57 PM (8XRCm)
__________



You don't have what it takes...
Posted by: IP at August 21, 2017 12:59 PM (UmSfZ)

This is getting tense. We need a teenage diplomat.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 01:00 PM (0mRoj)

494 It's a real fast version of what happened to America when Ob+mao got elected.

Posted by: torabora at August 21, 2017 01:00 PM (Tb0jV)

495
I think the Left would write the white Union troops and anti-slavery whites right out of history and teach that the Civil War was won by black troops under the command of Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman. Posted by: Donna and V sez the Brewers bats have risen at August 21, 2017 12:51 PM

The Harlem Globetrotters Division fought bravely at the battle of Madison Square Garden

Posted by: Deplorable Male Logic at August 21, 2017 01:00 PM (lKyWE)

496 489. Landings were real.
We were advised not to return.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 01:01 PM (fA1SL)

497 eliminate domestic ISIS terrorists.

PDT announces new Afghanistan strategy.
Cut Taliban hearts out - with a spork.

Posted by: DaveA at August 21, 2017 01:01 PM (FhXTo)

498 One of my local TV stations is doing live coverage of "the social event of the century!!!!!"

Posted by: Jane D'oh at August 21, 2017 01:01 PM (PY9jH)

499 471 Hmm...what about Alyson Hannigan? She was doing nothing in Hollywood until her role on Buffy...
Posted by: 18-1 at August 21, 2017 12:57 PM (eSx+E)

If he got Hannigan during her Buffy years, he got some prime tail there.

It is possible. I can't wait for the confirmation. TMZ at least ought to be digging in this dirt.

I've never been a Joss Whedon fan, except for the Avengers. And with Trump, he has been so insufferable that I can't help but enjoy this.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 01:01 PM (3OIiX)

500 Any married guys here feeling the societal pressure to cheat?



No. Fuck society.

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 01:01 PM (R+p/Q)

501 Any married guys here feeling the societal pressure to cheat?

Any married guys here surrounded by young good looking females desperate to break into the movie business and make big bucks as a movie star, and will do anything you want for a chance to be in the movie?

Posted by: Dullford Shiply at August 21, 2017 01:01 PM (m9X4Y)

502 The guy on NASA TV just said "celestrial event".

LOL.

NASA should have stuck to shilling for muzzies.

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at August 21, 2017 01:01 PM (rZ+mb)

503 Id prefer some silicone sisters with a manicure, mister.
Posted by: fixerupper at August 21, 2017 12:57 PM (8XRCm)
__________



You don't have what it takes...
Posted by: IP at August 21, 2017 12:59 PM (UmSfZ)

This is getting tense. We need a teenage diplomat.
Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 01:00 PM (0mRoj)

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Before the calliope crashes to the ground.

Posted by: fixerupper at August 21, 2017 01:01 PM (8XRCm)

504 Joss Whedon promises he won't cum in your mother, becuz he's a femynyst.

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at August 21, 2017 01:01 PM (mzCLD)

505 It's just not the role of the clergy to advocate for a system where people are forced to care for others.
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Excellent point.

There seems to be an uncomfortable joining of church and state here.

In the past, there have been refugee quotas.

Refugee organizations, many headed by churches, both nationally and locally, seem to get government money to bring them here.

Once here, it appears that the government then takes care of the refugees.

The children, who cannot speak English, and placed into schools with no records of vaccination and, in some cases, behaviorial problems. Individuals must be assigned to these children, which mean other children, the children of tax payers, get less attention and fewer resources.

Also, money that could be helping local people in poverty, is diverted to refugees who may take years before they contribute to the economy. So... fewer resources for actual americans, and more resources to people who are not american who may or may not ever contribute to the system.

BTW... I'm not advocating ending all refugee programs; I'd rather have sensible ones where people who share our culture, Judeo Christian heritage and speak English are prioritized.

Posted by: shibumi at August 21, 2017 01:01 PM (aT+Bx)

506 No longer married, but societal pressure? No. Sexual starvation and being treated with complete disrespect? Yes, that generates pressure to cheat.
Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 12:59 PM (0mRoj)

Recently had to explain that to a Woman who I dated a couple of times...

You keep someone like me by being so good to me, by making things SO fantastic, that I don't want to be with anyone else..

You do NOT keep me, by denying me what we BOTH want...

Posted by: Don Q. at August 21, 2017 01:01 PM (NgKpN)

507 I" think the Left would write the white Union troops
and anti-slavery whites right out of history and teach that the Civil
War was won by black troops under the command of Frederick Douglass and
Harriet Tubman.





Posted by: Donna and V sez the Brewers bats have risen"

GOOGLE Search-Images is already working on that. Another year or so and results it will be like "American Inventors"

Posted by: Ripley at August 21, 2017 01:02 PM (MxEKc)

508 >>We were advised not to return.

We are going back. That's why we left the car.

Posted by: Bill Nye Stupid Guy at August 21, 2017 01:02 PM (/tuJf)

509 Sarah Michelle Gellar always struck me as one of those secret hollywood conservatives.
==================


She was an evil brat on All My Children as a child actress. Every time I see her, that's what I think of. Always fighting with Susan Lucci. (also a possible closet conservative)

Posted by: grammie winger - I saw the light, no more darkness, no more night at August 21, 2017 01:02 PM (lwiT4)

510 In case it was not already mentioned: Uber-feminist Joss Whedon is a total pig, per his wife.

Always gotta watch out for the loudest feminist men. They have the most to hide, atone for.

http://preview.tinyurl.com/yckjgbgh
Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017
*
*
I wanna know who he had that first affair with in the Buffy days. Sarah Michelle Gellar herself, or . . .?

Posted by: Salem, OR at August 21, 2017 12:41 PM (jTUfG)


Are we sure it was a woman? Joss comes across as light in the loafers

Posted by: TheQuietMan at August 21, 2017 01:02 PM (493sH)

511 BTW... I'm not advocating ending all refugee programs; I'd rather have sensible ones where people who share our culture, Judeo Christian heritage and speak English are prioritized.

I agree.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 01:02 PM (iVOAv)

512 I've never been a Joss Whedon fan, except for the Avengers Firefly.




FIFY.

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 01:02 PM (R+p/Q)

513
Any married guys here feeling the societal pressure to cheat?
Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 12:57 PM (vg8iE)


The hip thing now from the left is how we'd all be better off emulating swingers and polyamorous relationships.

Posted by: Colorado Alex In Exile at August 21, 2017 01:03 PM (Tnhbr)

514 DARKSTAR - (4.20.69)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkuKon1A7nc


(Amateurs)

Posted by: Grateful Dead at August 21, 2017 01:03 PM (JaYz2)

515 I'm not exactly complaing but I think I see a smidgen of bias in this Drudge headline:

Last Barcelona Bastard Shot.

Posted by: I'm Anonosaurus Wrecks and I approved this message at August 21, 2017 01:03 PM (Nwg0u)

516 I haven't found the missing airliner yet, but I think I see the black ho that swallowed it!

Posted by: #DrunkDonLemon at August 21, 2017 01:03 PM (viigK)

517 The Harlem Globetrotters Division fought bravely at the battle of Madison Square Garden
But under white officers like Brian Williams.

Posted by: andycanuck at August 21, 2017 01:03 PM (mJ8mX)

518 >>(record scratch sound) Except in grad school he was a
chubby chaser because they were easy marks for a handsome glib playboy,
who bonked them and dropped mercilessly like used kleenex. Many was the
time we had unattractive girls come to the house blubbing that he
wasn't taking their calls and asking us what they'd done wrong. Nothing,
sweetheart. He's off at some other unattractive girl's place, and she's
thinking she's found HER Prince Charming.
Swine. Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 21, 2017 12:58 PM (SRKgf)

That's....that's beautiful. I don't...just...that's beautiful.

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 01:03 PM (Bdeb0)

519 493 484 Id prefer some silicone sisters with a manicure, mister.
Posted by: fixerupper at August 21, 2017 12:57 PM (8XRCm)
__________

You don't have what it takes...
Posted by: IP at August 21, 2017 12:59 PM (UmSfZ)

This is getting tense. We need a teenage diplomat.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017

*
*
Who carries on his shoulder a Siamese cat --

Oh. Wait. Wrong song.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at August 21, 2017 01:03 PM (jTUfG)

520 Id prefer some silicone sisters with a manicure, mister.

Posted by: fixerupper at August 21, 2017 12:57 PM (8XRCm)

__________







You don't have what it takes...

Posted by: IP at August 21, 2017 12:59 PM (UmSfZ)



This is getting tense. We need a teenage diplomat.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 01:00 PM (0mRoj)



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Before the calliope crashes to the ground.

Posted by: fixerupper at August 21, 2017 01:01 PM


But any of you homos try to give me a skirly whirly, I'll kill you.

Posted by: Francis at August 21, 2017 01:03 PM (p+Wdc)

521 >>Joss Whedon promises he won't cum in your mother, becuz he's a femynyst.

And he'll drive you to Planned Parenthood, which he financially supports, so you're welcome for the deal on an abortion!

Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 01:03 PM (NOIQH)

522 The Harlem Globetrotters Division fought bravely at the battle of Madison Square Garden


Hmm, isn't that where FDR addressed the KKK?

Posted by: Infidel at August 21, 2017 01:04 PM (5Xc/W)

523 487 456 Sarah Michelle Gellar always struck me as one of those secret hollywood conservatives. I'd be surprised if she ended up as one of Whedon's conquests.
Posted by: 18-1 at August 21, 2017
*
*
I'd hope she has her head on straight. As for the rest, well, she was the star of the show (and Joss and everybody else knew that to replace SMG would have ruined the series). How much advancement could Joss have offered her? "I'll write you a star part in my first movie"?

Of course, if it did happen with SMG, it might have been one of those on-the-set affairs, the kind that come on suddenly and just as suddenly are over.
Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at August 21, 2017 12:59 PM (jTUfG)

I think SMG got into a relationship with Freddie Prinz Jr. pretty early in the show run. So I don't THINK she's one of his conquests. My money is on the co-stars and the randos that pop up in his work.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 01:04 PM (3OIiX)

524 489. Landings were real.

We were advised not to return.
---

I'd agree with the first.

As for the second...well, I'm not going to rule it out.

Why else did our space program suddenly stop?

Posted by: shibumi at August 21, 2017 01:04 PM (aT+Bx)

525 437 No, you're not far off. We don't prosthelytize anymore. This Pope has literally called it a "cancer" on the Church.

Wow! Really. Does he just not like the idea of proclaiming the Gospel at all or is that white people shouldn't evangelize people of color? Actually it's many people of color (Asian and South American and African who are coming to proselytize to white Europeans/Americans now and doing a great job in the Protestant churches.
Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 12:53 PM (iVOAv)

Last thing I paid attention to with him was a few months ago when he said people should share Christ with people of good will, and it should not be their own ideology that they push.

I respected that. I also thought the "goodwill" was a possible indication he realized there are people who will kill you for saying Christ...so maybe steer clear of them.

The he comes out with today's statement, and I feel like I did went he met with DiCaprio & took up the climate change baloney. *facepalm*

Posted by: Gorilla Gumdrop at August 21, 2017 01:04 PM (iwZ9u)

526 Time to scuttle NASA. They are fucking worthless.

Posted by: Under Fire at August 21, 2017 01:04 PM (mcI77)

527 Where's that Onion story about 'why do men keep sucking my c#ck?'....
Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 01:00 PM (NOIQH)

Here you are...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHdxx101YxU

Posted by: Northern Supremesist at August 21, 2017 01:04 PM (z79tQ)

528 526 Time to scuttle NASA. They are fucking worthless.
Posted by: Under Fire at August 21, 2017 01:04 PM (mcI77)

Then who else is going to conduct Muslim outreach?

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 01:05 PM (0mRoj)

529 Landings were real.

We were advised not to return.
---

I'd agree with the first.

As for the second...well, I'm not going to rule it out.

Why else did our space program suddenly stop?
Posted by: shibumi



Exactly. Why no moon base?

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 01:05 PM (R+p/Q)

530 Actually, there are a lot of weird things about the moon, so "hollow" is not something I'd automatically discount.



Posted by: shibumi at August 21, 2017 12:48 PM (aT+Bx)

The Moon's gravity is inconsistent with it being hollow, and very consistent with it being a sphere of rock.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 21, 2017 01:05 PM (2le8w)

531 Don't fall for this whole "eclipse" thing. It is a Bonnie Tyler Cult and even if you like her, she'll be touring again in seven years.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 01:05 PM (Ckg4U)

532 Lucci!!!

Posted by: victoria chase at August 21, 2017 01:05 PM (mJ8mX)

533 I'm so glad the GOP is there to tell me how racist I am.

Posted by: Under Fire at August 21, 2017 01:05 PM (mcI77)

534
Posted by: grammie winger - I saw the light, no more darkness, no more night at August 21, 2017

Reminds me of that Columbo episode Swan Song with Johnny Cash.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 21, 2017 01:05 PM (IqV8l)

535 529
Exactly. Why no moon base?
Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 01:05 PM (R+p/Q)

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Because not all of us can be as forward thinking as Newt Gingrich?

Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 01:05 PM (9srr1)

536 >>511
BTW... I'm not advocating ending all refugee programs; I'd rather have
sensible ones where people who share our culture, Judeo Christian
heritage and speak English are prioritized.

I'm advocating ending all refugee programs...but only just outside our borders. The idea of storm-tossed bargeloads of humans wailing just offshore as Coast Guard cutters let them in just close enough to smell the new-style American foodstuffs is appealing.

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 01:06 PM (Bdeb0)

537 >>A housemate in grad school was always ostentatiously "right on" for
feminism, virtue signalling at every opportunity, etc. He's continued
doing that to this day, and recently won an award for promoting the
interests of women.


We have to thank Bill Clinton for all of this, don't we?
He made it possible to be a dog *and* a feminist hero.

The Tao of Bill?

Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 01:06 PM (NOIQH)

538 496 489. Landings were real.
We were advised not to return.
Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 01:01 PM (fA1SL)



Moose out front told us.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 21, 2017 01:06 PM (SRKgf)

539 Regular Sex without a condom in the vagina eliminated any and all urges to cheat. Bascis people, it's time to get back to the basics.

Posted by: Widespread Pepe at August 21, 2017 01:07 PM (XFue2)

540
IT'S FUNNY WHAT HAPPENED TO THAT BIG MONKEY BECAUSE THERE IS AN ECLIPSE TODAY!


Posted by: Amy Schumer at August 21, 2017 01:07 PM (j/Mlu)

541 Asked above, how many virgins are be sacrificed today on the altar of all the great religions like Global Warming, Islam, Rev. Wright, Rev. Jackson, Rev. Sharpton, etc. Assuming the altar isn't in a bedroom someplace, or a cheap motel room.

Posted by: Colin at August 21, 2017 01:07 PM (lSeoO)

542 Exactly. Why no moon base?

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 01:05 PM (R+p/Q)




Because we ran into the Cybermen up there

Posted by: TheQuietMan at August 21, 2017 01:07 PM (493sH)

543 >>>Time to scuttle NASA. They are fucking worthless.
>>>Posted by: Under Fire at August 21, 2017 01:04 PM (mcI77)

Then who else is going to conduct Muslim outreach?

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 01:05 PM (0mRoj)


Pope Francis.

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at August 21, 2017 01:07 PM (rZ+mb)

544 524 489. Landings were real.

We were advised not to return.
---

I'd agree with the first.

As for the second...well, I'm not going to rule it out.

Why else did our space program suddenly stop?
Posted by: shibumi at August 21, 2017 01:04 PM (aT+Bx)

Because all the Nazi scientists retired. They were the only ones who what the heck they were doing.

Posted by: Strobe at August 21, 2017 01:07 PM (gbWkA)

545 512 I've never been a Joss Whedon fan, except for the Avengers Firefly.




FIFY.
Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 01:02 PM (R+p/Q)

Nah, never got into Firefly. I love Adam Baldwin and the Mal character was ok but the side cast, especially River Tam, bugged me.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 01:07 PM (3OIiX)

546 537
We have to thank Bill Clinton for all of this, don't we?
He made it possible to be a dog *and* a feminist hero.

The Tao of Bill?

Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 01:06 PM (NOIQH)


Not to mention, the "first" black president.

Posted by: Our Country is Screwed at August 21, 2017 01:08 PM (jxbfJ)

547 Any married guys here surrounded by young good looking females desperate to break into the movie business and make big bucks as a movie star, and will do anything you want for a chance to be in the movie?

Yeah, I doubt any of us are under the kind of pressure a guy like Whedon is, but others have managed to make it through without falling. I get what Bill Burr says about having swarms of hot women lined up to jump on your lap being a tough thing to resist and me not having the place to judge people who fail. But I'm not the one that they're sinning against, either. I'm not married to them, either.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 01:08 PM (39g3+)

548
I'm so glad the GOP is there to tell me how racist I am.
Posted by: Under Fire at August 21, 2017 01:05 PM


Charles Krauthammer knows what's in your heart!

He knows when you are sleeping.
He knows when you're awake.
He knows when you've been bad or good.
And he knows that you're a snake.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 21, 2017 01:08 PM (IqV8l)

549 530 Actually, there are a lot of weird things about the moon, so "hollow" is not something I'd automatically discount.



Posted by: shibumi at August 21, 2017 12:48 PM (aT+Bx)

The Moon's gravity is inconsistent with it being hollow, and very consistent with it being a sphere of rock.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 21, 2017 01:05 PM (2le8w)

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Bingo. The question is more along the lines of just how molten/active the mantle and core are and if they're no longer molten, just how differentiated they are.

Posted by: Jackal at August 21, 2017 01:08 PM (vOYTu)

550 >>Here you are...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHdxx101YxU



Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 01:08 PM (NOIQH)

551 It's like Y2K all over again.

Posted by: wth at August 21, 2017 01:09 PM (HgMAr)

552 The eclipse has started here in the suburbs north of Atlanta! We will have 98%! I made my trusty box yesterday, and it works.

I opened all the shades in the house, and will go out again with my box at the quarter and half-way points and every so often.

(You just see this tiny little circle of light in the box, but hey! I made it and it works!)

Posted by: Alana at August 21, 2017 01:09 PM (6GQqi)

553 Why else did our space program suddenly stop?

It's not made of cheese and no wimmenz so no reason to go.

Posted by: DaveA at August 21, 2017 01:09 PM (FhXTo)

554 Heh. Ultra-light flying by during the eclipse. Idiot.

Posted by: Under Fire at August 21, 2017 01:09 PM (mcI77)

555 >>The Moon's gravity is inconsistent with it being hollow, and very consistent with it being a sphere of rock.

That's what the illuminati wants you to think.

Posted by: JackStraw at August 21, 2017 01:09 PM (/tuJf)

556 I'm so glad the GOP is there to tell me how racist I am.
Posted by: Under Fire at August 21, 2017 01:05 PM

Charles Krauthammer knows what's in your heart!

He knows when you are sleeping.
He knows when you're awake.
He knows when you've been bad or good.
And he knows that you're a snake.
Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 21, 2017 01:08 PM (IqV8l)

Wait.... Whut!

Santa is a Jew????

Mind.... Blown.....

Posted by: Don Quioxte... at August 21, 2017 01:09 PM (NgKpN)

557 Im using a colander.

Posted by: LASue at August 21, 2017 01:10 PM (hZ+us)

558 Bingo. The question is more along the lines of just how molten/active
the mantle and core are and if they're no longer molten, just how
differentiated they are.
--

IMHO, the universe is vastly more interesting if the moon is hollow.

Posted by: shibumi at August 21, 2017 01:10 PM (aT+Bx)

559 11:10 A.M. here, Moon is covering a small slice of the Sun at about 2:00 on the dial.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 21, 2017 01:10 PM (2le8w)

560
It's like Y2K all over again.
Posted by: wth at August 21, 2017 01:09 PM


Except I'm not getting any overtime.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 21, 2017 01:10 PM (IqV8l)

561 547 Any married guys here surrounded by young good looking females desperate to break into the movie business and make big bucks as a movie star, and will do anything you want for a chance to be in the movie?

Yeah, I doubt any of us are under the kind of pressure a guy like Whedon is, but others have managed to make it through without falling. I get what Bill Burr says about having swarms of hot women lined up to jump on your lap being a tough thing to resist and me not having the place to judge people who fail. But I'm not the one that they're sinning against, either. I'm not married to them, either.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 01:08 PM (39g3+)

You also don't virtue signal about how 'feminist' you are as you trade nookie for work in your movies. The hypocrisy makes this delicious, it's like Jim Baker getting caught banging the delicious Jessica Hahn.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 01:10 PM (3OIiX)

562 Time to scuttle NASA. They are fucking worthless.


Posted by: Under Fire at August 21, 2017 01:04 PM (mcI77)
=========

Anyone for The United Earth Space Probe Agency?

Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 01:10 PM (vg8iE)

563 Completely cloudy here in NorCal no eclipse viewing here..

Posted by: The Village people at August 21, 2017 01:11 PM (O2RFr)

564 Yeow. Deidre Bolton (?) is wearing a nice tight purple top on FBN.

If I were Cavuto I would simply stare and drool.

Probably why I'm not a TV guy.




Posted by: Anchorbabe fashion cop at August 21, 2017 01:11 PM (8iiMU)

565 Lena hasn't made her box in weeks.

Posted by: lena dunham's FUPA at August 21, 2017 01:11 PM (mJ8mX)

566 "I'm using a colander."
-Posted by: LASue at August 21, 2017 01:10 PM (hZ+us)

I just use tinfoil.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 01:11 PM (Ckg4U)

567 The Moon's gravity is inconsistent with it being hollow, and very consistent with it being a sphere of rock.


So the science is settled?

Posted by: IP at August 21, 2017 01:11 PM (UmSfZ)

568 I said 'delicious' twice. I blame Jessica Hahn.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 01:11 PM (3OIiX)

569 Im using a colander.
Posted by: LASue at August 21, 2017 01:10 PM (hZ+us)

How do you use a colander to look at the eclipse?

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 01:11 PM (iVOAv)

570 Afternoon all.

I'll probably get willowed, but alas, this is my last day of vacation already before I have drive back home to my dreary, dead end job.

I'm about to eat 10 White Castle cheeseburgers. My daughter won't be happy with me later. Oh well.

That's all for now.

Posted by: Country Boy at August 21, 2017 01:11 PM (Z0uHT)

571 Here you are...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHdxx101YxU



Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 01:08 PM (NOIQH)

Glad you liked it! That guy does a fantastic job. The facial expressions, the body language, it's hilarious. The comments are brutal from the ones that don't realize it's a joke.

Posted by: Northern Supremesist at August 21, 2017 01:11 PM (z79tQ)

572 If Whedon got Baccarin I'm going to be pissed.

Are there reports he did?

Posted by: Jack Sock at August 21, 2017 01:11 PM (glJL/)

573 Exactly. Why no moon base?

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 01:05 PM (R+p/Q)
...........

I say we send Matt Damon up to check it out.

Posted by: wth at August 21, 2017 01:11 PM (HgMAr)

574
Charles Krauthammer knows what's in your heart!


Corpuscles of hate?

Posted by: Deplorable Male Logic at August 21, 2017 01:12 PM (lKyWE)

575 >>IMHO, the universe is vastly more interesting if the moon is hollow.

The universe would be vastly more interesting if Kate Upton was sitting in my lap but that isn't likely either.

Posted by: JackStraw at August 21, 2017 01:12 PM (/tuJf)

576 Why else did our space program suddenly stop?

Dana Gould has a great bit on that (NSFW):

https://youtu.be/aN5NdE-aBVw

"yeah I went to the moon. Psshh, sucked. You go, its fun! Little tiny ship, you s**t in a bag, its a good time! Don't get me wrong..."

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 01:12 PM (39g3+)

577 575 >>IMHO, the universe is vastly more interesting if the moon is hollow.

The universe would be vastly more interesting if Kate Upton was sitting in my lap but that isn't likely either.
Posted by: JackStraw at August 21, 2017 01:12 PM (/tuJf)

I like where your head is at.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 01:12 PM (3OIiX)

578 The eclipse has started here in the suburbs north of Atlanta! We will have 98%! I made my trusty box yesterday, and it works.
------

Hmm. Nothing in Asheville. Probably on account of the weed smoke.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 21, 2017 01:12 PM (OdK9v)

579 Because of the angle of the sun, the eclipse makes night fall interesting, the lighting is all different and odd. Basically though, its just nightfall.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 01:13 PM (39g3+)

580 Any married guys here feeling the societal pressure to cheat?

Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 12:57 PM (vg8iE)

If they do, it might be unwise to announce it here.


They might be 'rons but they're not total morons

Posted by: Donna and V sez the Brewers bats have risen at August 21, 2017 01:13 PM (ZM2xo)

581 The question is more along the lines of just how molten/active the mantle and core are and if they're no longer molten, just how differentiated they are.
=========

The mantle could millions or billions of degrees!!!

Posted by: Al Gore at August 21, 2017 01:13 PM (vg8iE)

582 ..."Corpuscles of hate?"
-Posted by: Deplorable Male Logic at August 21, 2017 01:12 PM (lKyWE)

I allow one lobe and 15% of my arteries.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 01:13 PM (Ckg4U)

583 572 If Whedon got Baccarin I'm going to be pissed.

Are there reports he did?
Posted by: Jack Sock at August 21, 2017 01:11 PM (glJL/)

The wife said he confessed to 5 full-meal-deal affairs. No names yet. Having fun figuring out who got 'Jossed'.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 01:13 PM (3OIiX)

584 Staring up at the sun--with proper eclipse glasses--would be a little more pleasant if it weren't 92 degrees, feels like 102.

Clouds keep coming and going, but we're seeing plenty.

Posted by: Mama AJ at August 21, 2017 01:14 PM (wwL6Q)

585 >>delicious Jessica Hahn. Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 01:10 PM (3OIiX)

edited to read: delicious gap-toothed trailerqueen Jessica Hahn.

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 01:14 PM (Bdeb0)

586 Why no moon base?

Politics. The graft wasn't going to the right people. Had to be stopped.

The money goes to community organizers and democrat politicians now.

Posted by: Dullford Shiply at August 21, 2017 01:14 PM (m9X4Y)

587 Posted by: Northern Supremesist at August 21, 2017 01:11 PM (z79tQ)

No! Bad sock! off!
Not to mention I can't even spell Supremesist right.

Posted by: OneEyedJack at August 21, 2017 01:14 PM (z79tQ)

588 583 572 If Whedon got Baccarin I'm going to be pissed.

Are there reports he did?
Posted by: Jack Sock at August 21, 2017 01:11 PM (glJL/)

The wife said he confessed to 5 full-meal-deal affairs. No names yet. Having fun figuring out who got 'Jossed'.
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 01:13 PM (3OIiX)

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Crafts Table girl.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 01:14 PM (9srr1)

589 Exactly. Why no moon base?

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 01:05 PM (R+p/Q)
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Duh!! Ever watched Space: 1999?

Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 01:14 PM (vg8iE)

590 Youngest mouse says "60 percent of eclipse at Houston. 60 percent cloud cover - means there's a 120 percent chance we won't see sh*t"

Snort.

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at August 21, 2017 01:14 PM (MINbv)

591 585 >>delicious Jessica Hahn. Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 01:10 PM (3OIiX)

edited to read: delicious gap-toothed trailerqueen Jessica Hahn.
Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 01:14 PM (Bdeb0)

I'm going to allow this.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 01:15 PM (3OIiX)

592 We're friends of a couple from northern India that are now here for 2 years, getting a condensed theological degree, so that they can go back to their own region as missionaries. It seems a waste of resources to try and teach white Americans to do the job that nationals are better equipped for.

Posted by: grammie winger


And maybe give them martial arts lessons as well
Being a third world missionary can be risky, wherever it is.

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 01:15 PM (/qEW2)

593 I stuck a pencil thru a piece of paper and taped it to the window and what do you know, a little baby shadow eclipse on the floor.

Posted by: Guy Mohawk at August 21, 2017 01:15 PM (r+sAi)

594 >>The wife said he confessed to 5 full-meal-deal affairs. No names yet. Having fun figuring out who got 'Jossed'.


There was that weirdness with Charisma Carpenter leaving "Angel"...

Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 01:15 PM (NOIQH)

595 Of course, we just got some clouds. Which is a major reason why I didn't spring for the glasses. Hopefully these will clear.

Posted by: Alana at August 21, 2017 01:15 PM (6GQqi)

596 Definitely cooler here in Seattle area.

Posted by: Diogenes at August 21, 2017 01:16 PM (0tfLf)

597 Exactly. Why no moon base?

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 01:05 PM (R+p/Q)
........

NASA decided the musloids have seen enough dust.

Posted by: wth at August 21, 2017 01:16 PM (HgMAr)

598 588 583 572 If Whedon got Baccarin I'm going to be pissed.

Are there reports he did?
Posted by: Jack Sock at August 21, 2017 01:11 PM (glJL/)

The wife said he confessed to 5 full-meal-deal affairs. No names yet. Having fun figuring out who got 'Jossed'.
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 01:13 PM (3OIiX)

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Crafts Table girl.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 01:14 PM (9srr1)

Nah. I'm guessing it's higher quality than Craft Services. It's gotta be some chick who had career on her mind. Actresses, gotta be.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 01:16 PM (3OIiX)

599 Posted by: grammie winger

That's great!

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 01:16 PM (iVOAv)

600 598
Nah. I'm guessing it's higher quality than Craft Services. It's gotta be some chick who had career on her mind. Actresses, gotta be.
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 01:16 PM (3OIiX)

===============

That one grip who's a very mannish chick.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 01:17 PM (9srr1)

601 594 >>The wife said he confessed to 5 full-meal-deal affairs. No names yet. Having fun figuring out who got 'Jossed'.


There was that weirdness with Charisma Carpenter leaving "Angel"...
Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 01:15 PM (NOIQH)

Jah, I figure her and Dushku being two of them.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 01:17 PM (3OIiX)

602 Nah. I'm guessing it's higher quality than Craft Services. It's gotta be some chick who had career on her mind. Actresses, gotta be.
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I'll never tell....

Posted by: Lena Dunham at August 21, 2017 01:17 PM (vg8iE)

603 Hello from eclipse land in southern Indiana! The sun God Ra has begun his conquest over earth goddess gaia. In seven years he will complete his rape with another pass that marks an X over the most vulnerable area. Ra will then drive his manly bits deep into gaia to rupture the New Madrid fault causing massive earth quakes as the goddess surrenders to Ra completely. Many humans will die for the pleasures of Ra.

Posted by: madamemayhem (uppity wench) at August 21, 2017 01:17 PM (yTnCT)

604 501 - That's the equivalent of a fat ass blaming his gluttony on the ready availability of sweets. At some point people have to take responsibility for their own actions.

Posted by: Curmudgeonly Ex-Clerk at August 21, 2017 01:17 PM (TpMXn)

605 ALL THESE WORLDS ARE YOURS EXCEPT EUROPA. MAKE NO LANDINGS THERE.

Posted by: Strobe at August 21, 2017 01:18 PM (gbWkA)

606 600 598
Nah. I'm guessing it's higher quality than Craft Services. It's gotta be some chick who had career on her mind. Actresses, gotta be.
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 01:16 PM (3OIiX)

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That one grip who's a very mannish chick.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 01:17 PM (9srr1)

Nicholas Brendan? I can see it...he has gay mouth.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 01:18 PM (3OIiX)

607 Somebody needs to post some new content. We've established that the earth is a flat disk, the moon is an artificial satellite towed into place by the Annunaki of Nibiru, and that Whedon tapped some quality tail.
Not much left.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 01:18 PM (fA1SL)

608 It is Ghostly Penumbras all the way down.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 01:19 PM (Ckg4U)

609 Getting our dark on, here in Seattle.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 01:19 PM (3OIiX)

610 Nah. I'm guessing it's higher quality than Craft Services. It's gotta be some chick who had career on her mind. Actresses, gotta be.
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 01:16 PM (3OIiX)


Affairs, maybe. But every cute background extra probably gave him tonsil service often enough that he doesn't even count them.

Posted by: OneEyedJack at August 21, 2017 01:19 PM (z79tQ)

611 so, what is a full meal deal affair?

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 21, 2017 01:19 PM (0wem/)

612 5 full-meal-deal affairs.

I'll probably be sorry I asked this, but what is that> He had full sexual intercourse as opposed to heavy petting or that the women fixed him dinner before they had sex? I just have not heard that term before.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 01:19 PM (iVOAv)

613 Choose the form of the destructor!

Posted by: Strobe at August 21, 2017 01:19 PM (gbWkA)

614 603 Hello from eclipse land in southern Indiana! The sun God Ra has begun his conquest over earth goddess gaia. In seven years he will complete his rape with another pass that marks an X over the most vulnerable area. Ra will then drive his manly bits deep into gaia to rupture the New Madrid fault causing massive earth quakes as the goddess surrenders to Ra completely. Many humans will die for the pleasures of Ra.
Posted by: madamemayhem (uppity wench) at August 21, 2017 01:17 PM (yTnCT)

Apocalyptic but oddly titillating.

Posted by: joncelli, Ray of Freakin' Sunshine at August 21, 2017 01:19 PM (RD7QR)

615 Yeah, I doubt any of us are under the kind of pressure a guy like Whedon is, but others have managed to make it through without falling. I get what Bill Burr says about having swarms of hot women lined up to jump on your lap being a tough thing to resist and me not having the place to judge people who fail. But I'm not the one that they're sinning against, either. I'm not married to them, either.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 01:08 PM (39g3+)

Paul Newman, who was light years better looking than Whiny Whedon and far more talented, always said about the vast numbers of women hitting on him:

"Why would I go out for hamburger when I've got steak at home?"

Posted by: Sherry McEvil, Stiletto Corsettes, who is a cranky GF hag, thank you very much. at August 21, 2017 01:19 PM (kXoT0)

616
I stuck a pencil thru a piece of paper and taped it to the window and
what do you know, a little baby shadow eclipse on the floor. Posted by: Guy Mohawk at August 21, 2017 01:15 PM (r+sAi)
=====

Laughing because I have 13yo grandkid here. The idea of a camera obscura is beyond my capacity to explain. Turned off Netflix and found CBS coverage (local NBC, which is usually better for sciency stuff, went to some soap). Why are they talking about 'feelings'?

Posted by: mustbequantum at August 21, 2017 01:19 PM (MIKMs)

617 Exactly. Why no moon base?


Hasn't hatched yet.

Posted by: DaveA at August 21, 2017 01:19 PM (FhXTo)

618 Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 01:17 PM (3OIiX)

I just realized Dushku was the little girl in True Lies. She graduated to banging Vanessa William's ex hubby and former LA Laker star , Rick Fox.

Some people have all the luck.

Posted by: Jack Sock at August 21, 2017 01:19 PM (glJL/)

619 Somebody needs to post some new content. We've established that the earth is a flat disk




If the earf was flat, cats would have already pushed everything off the edges.

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 01:20 PM (R+p/Q)

620 Not only are sailors dead or missing, this leaves the US 7th Fleet that is forward deployed short two AEGIS capable ships while tensions with North Korea and the PRC continue to escalate.

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR)
----
Very true. Ingalls Shipbuilding/Navy transition crew has been busting it's collective ass to get the new PCU Johnson (DDG-114) out the door sooner than promised. I imagine the urgency has just been ratcheted up again this weekend.

Posted by: Tonypete at August 21, 2017 01:20 PM (GlBgT)

621 Okay...it's underway.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 21, 2017 01:20 PM (OdK9v)

622 full meal deal "

Burger, fries, and a Coke?

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at August 21, 2017 01:20 PM (MINbv)

623 Been nice knowing you, hammer

Posted by: NCKate at August 21, 2017 01:20 PM (kdWs5)

624 well, by started, I meant "official" started - at 1:05. I'm not out there looking at it to see just a teensy part.

Posted by: Alana at August 21, 2017 01:20 PM (6GQqi)

625 I keep going to the window and looking outside, but it doesn't look any different.



Posted by: Stevie Wonder at August 21, 2017 01:20 PM (m9X4Y)

626 426 I think the Left would write the white Union troops and anti-slavery whites right out of history and teach that the Civil War was won by black troops under the command of Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman.

Posted by: Donna and V sez the Brewers bats have risen at August 21, 2017 12:51 PM (ZM2xo)

And that they were fighting for the right to practice Islam.

Posted by: Hikaru at August 21, 2017 01:21 PM (XMDuf)

627 Show's over folks, nothing to see

People were cheering and firing off fireworks here, like its a show.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 01:21 PM (39g3+)

628 Posted by: Anon a mouse... at August 21, 2017 01:20 PM (MINbv)

He was a wealthy man. You think he could have provided a nicer meal that that for them.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 01:21 PM (iVOAv)

629 Nazi will help Trump bring Hellboy to earth at the time of full eclipse.

Posted by: JackStraw at August 21, 2017 01:21 PM (/tuJf)

630 >>The wife said he confessed to 5 full-meal-deal affairs.



So.

+/- 20

Posted by: Grateful Dead at August 21, 2017 01:21 PM (JaYz2)

631 It is Ghostly Penumbras all the way down.
Posted by: Slapweasel
---------

Emanations? Are there emanations?

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 21, 2017 01:21 PM (OdK9v)

632 don't know if anyone has mentioned this,
seen at legal insurrection:


Authorities are investigating whether the IT aides that worked for Rep.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) and other lawmakers stole sensitive
information and sold it to Pakistan and Russia.


COLLUSION!!!

Posted by: Mallfly Maddow at August 21, 2017 01:21 PM (ILitO)

633 553 Why else did our space program suddenly stop?

It's not made of cheese and no wimmenz so no reason to go.
Posted by: DaveA at August 21, 2017 01:09 PM (FhXTo)



NASA kicked out all of the white guys.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 21, 2017 01:21 PM (SRKgf)

634 615. Means an elegant dinner is somewhere in the mix.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 01:22 PM (fA1SL)

635 612 5 full-meal-deal affairs.

I'll probably be sorry I asked this, but what is that> He had full sexual intercourse as opposed to heavy petting or that the women fixed him dinner before they had sex? I just have not heard that term before.
Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 01:19 PM (iVOAv)

Hurm. That's, ah, a phrase I picked up from a good friend and lady of the evening. Basically meaning fully-sexual affairs, in this case.

The wife also alleges several 'emotional infidelities' but I'm not sure I consider those cheating.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 01:22 PM (3OIiX)

636 Then who else is going to conduct Muslim outreach?

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 01:05 PM (0mRoj)

Missile Command?

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 21, 2017 01:22 PM (2le8w)

637 I think the Left would write the white Union troops and anti-slavery whites right out of history and teach that the Civil War was won by black troops under the command of Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman.

Posted by: Donna and V sez the Brewers bats have risen at August 21, 2017 12:51 PM (ZM2xo)



Just like the white supremacists were fighting themselves in Charlottesville while the antifa twats were holding hands and singing Imagine

Posted by: TheQuietMan at August 21, 2017 01:22 PM (493sH)

638 ..gettin dark, too dark to see...

Posted by: Axel at August 21, 2017 01:22 PM (z79tQ)

639 So is ace hunting down the last pair of eclipse glasses in NYC?

Posted by: joncelli, Ray of Freakin' Sunshine at August 21, 2017 01:22 PM (RD7QR)

640 606
Nicholas Brendan? I can see it...he has gay mouth.
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 01:18 PM (3OIiX)

===============

He's always been more of a David Boreanaz guy, I think.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 01:22 PM (9srr1)

641 112 103 UT Austin has removed Jeff Favis statue
What next ?

In Texas they better not touch Sam Houston

They better leave the Hall of State in Fair Park alone, or they will get an old lady beatdown from me. Especially the mural.

http://www.watermelon-kid.com/places/FairPark/hh-tour/hos/hos-great-hall.htm

Posted by: Sal at August 21, 2017 01:23 PM (hA4a+)

642 Paul Newman, who was light years better looking than Whiny Whedon and far more talented, always said about the vast numbers of women hitting on him:

Those eyes, I bet he was neck deep in women throwing themselves at him. Women like Grace Kelly, too, not girls froma TV show.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 01:23 PM (39g3+)

643 "Why would I go out for hamburger when I've got steak at home?"
Posted by: Sherry McEvil, Stiletto Corsettes, who is a cranky GF hag, thank you very much. at August 21, 2017 01:19 PM (kXoT0)

Sometimes what's at home is ice-cold hamburger.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 01:23 PM (0mRoj)

644 If the earf "

Wasn't that a WH official?

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at August 21, 2017 01:23 PM (MINbv)

645 Been nice knowing you, hammer
Posted by: NCKate
---------

*tosses back shot*

Yup, Kate, it's been a real party.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 21, 2017 01:23 PM (OdK9v)

646
Why are they talking about 'feelings'?


Because it's a Total Eclipse of the Heart

Posted by: Deplorable Male Logic at August 21, 2017 01:23 PM (lKyWE)

647 596 Definitely cooler here in Seattle area.

Sol=Global Warming.

Where's my PhD?


Posted by: Under Fire at August 21, 2017 01:23 PM (mcI77)

648 632 don't know if anyone has mentioned this,
seen at legal insurrection:


Authorities are investigating whether the IT aides that worked for Rep.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) and other lawmakers stole sensitive
information and sold it to Pakistan and Russia.


COLLUSION!!!
Posted by: Mallfly Maddow at August 21, 2017 01:21 PM (ILitO)

===========

And that, children, is why you don't hear shit about the Russia thing anymore in the media.

Posted by: Jackal at August 21, 2017 01:23 PM (vOYTu)

649 emotional infidelities are stupid. Either you are laying pipe, and having an affair, or you are not.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 21, 2017 01:23 PM (0wem/)

650 Exactly. Why no moon base?

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 01:05 PM (R+p/Q)



All Your Base Are Belong To Us

Posted by: TheQuietMan at August 21, 2017 01:23 PM (493sH)

651 I am happy that it was not just me who didn't know what a full meal deal is. Aside from that, I'm not really interested in who he had sex with-as I wouldn't have sex with any of them including Joss Whedon-although Buffy's boyfriend was kind of cute. although way too young for me.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 01:23 PM (iVOAv)

652 Stephanie Abrams of the Weather Channel crying during the totality of the eclipse in Oregon.

*__*

Posted by: Jane D'oh at August 21, 2017 01:23 PM (PY9jH)

653 "9 RE: The women of the Confederacy thing. It takes me on a tangent and reminds me of the occasional search for a black Confederate soldier. "If blacks fought willingly for the Confederacy, then it wasn't about slavery!" Which, of course, it was. Democrats do love their slaves.Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 11:38 AM (9srr1)"

Black men did fight willingly for the Confederacy.

http://tinyurl.com/pzlk45y

Posted by: Cloyd Freud, Unemployed at August 21, 2017 01:24 PM (398bZ)

654
Shep is giddy as a school girl. Talking silly and stupid.

First contact here about 10 minutes ago+

Posted by: publius, the Persistent Poperin Pear at August 21, 2017 01:24 PM (8O3HH)

655 You have no chance to survive make your time.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 01:24 PM (0mRoj)

656 And of course I can't get crap about the eclipse to work on my laptop.

Any youtube channels have it live?

Posted by: Country Boy at August 21, 2017 01:24 PM (Z0uHT)

657 I'm in NY. What sort of action do we get? I'm not feeling anything yet.

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 01:24 PM (/qEW2)

658 A frog is eating the Sun!

Posted by: freaked at August 21, 2017 01:24 PM (bOWNk)

659 The wife also alleges several 'emotional infidelities' but I'm not sure I consider those cheating.
=====

cf Jimmy Carter and 'lusting in his heart' for precedents.

Posted by: mustbequantum at August 21, 2017 01:24 PM (MIKMs)

660 Pretty flippin' cool out there right now! Those of you who are not in the path, I am sorry.

Posted by: BurtTC at August 21, 2017 01:24 PM (TOk1P)

661 *tosses back shot*

Yup, Kate, it's been a real party.
Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August




really, backshots during the day?

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 21, 2017 01:25 PM (0wem/)

662 648 And that, children, is why you don't hear shit about the Russia thing anymore in the media.
Posted by: Jackal at August 21, 2017 01:23 PM (vOYTu)

============

That can't be true. I was assured that Putin and Trump were best buddies, Putin hacked every voting machine in America, rerouted Hillary's plane from Wisconsin to California, and that Trump was going to kill our energy sector to help Putin's oil dependent finances.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 01:25 PM (9srr1)

663 I'm gonna go out and stare at the eclipse. That's OK, right?

Posted by: Chris M at August 21, 2017 01:26 PM (eAZVt)

664 653. Hush, now! We can't allow facts to clutter up things.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 01:26 PM (fA1SL)

665 f>>I'll probably be sorry I asked this, but what is that> He had full
sexual intercourse as opposed to heavy petting or that the women fixed
him dinner before they had sex? I just have not heard that term before.
Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 01:19 PM (iVOAv)

It means that he had sex with the woman, and then he ate her. Like, with fava beans and a nice kee-ann-tee.

"Heavy petting" does not occur anymore.

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 01:26 PM (Bdeb0)

666 649 emotional infidelities are stupid. Either you are laying pipe, and having an affair, or you are not.
Posted by: yankeefifth at August 21, 2017 01:23 PM (0wem/)

For guys there is no such thing. For a woman to have one is probably worse than her having a one night stand.

Posted by: Jack Sock at August 21, 2017 01:26 PM (glJL/)

667 Heh. Ultra-light flying by during the eclipse. Idiot.

Posted by: Under Fire at August 21, 2017 01:09 PM (mcI77)

Headline: "solar-powered airplane augurs in; experts mystified".

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 21, 2017 01:26 PM (2le8w)

668 660 Pretty flippin' cool out there right now! Those of you who are not in the path, I am sorry.
Posted by: BurtTC at August 21, 2017 01:24 PM (TOk1P)

I'm jealous. I'm able to see the partial thankfully because it's not foggy at my house.

Posted by: CaliGirl at August 21, 2017 01:26 PM (Ri/rl)

669 Cloudy and thundering here right now. We're supposed to get 97% of the eclipse.

A doe and her spotted fawn were in the front yard a few minutes ago. I wonder how the birds and other animals will react when it begins to look like dusk?

Posted by: Jane D'oh at August 21, 2017 01:26 PM (PY9jH)

670 "Emanations? Are there emanations?"
-Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 21, 2017 01:21 PM (OdK9v)

Sleep well, Good Sir. Emanations and penumbras are hand-in-hand.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 01:26 PM (Ckg4U)

671 It seems a waste of resources to try and teach white Americans to do the job that nationals are better equipped for.
James Henley Thornwell wrote extensively on that, I believe. That effective church planting depends on the nurture of the indigenous church with an eye toward developing ministers.

Posted by: Sporkatus at August 21, 2017 01:27 PM (eXSOZ)

672
RE: The women of the Confederacy thing. It takes me on a tangent and reminds me of the occasional search for a black Confederate soldier. "If blacks fought willingly for the Confederacy, then it wasn't about slavery!" Which, of course, it was. Democrats do love their slaves.Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 11:38 AM (9srr1)" Black men did fight willingly for the Confederacy.

Any slave that fought for the Confederacy was promised their freedom

Posted by: Deplorable Male Logic at August 21, 2017 01:27 PM (lKyWE)

673 I'll probably be sorry I asked this, but what is that

He made them elegant dinners then showed them his fun room

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 01:27 PM (39g3+)

674 Why would I go out for hamburger when I've got steak at home?"
Posted by: Sherry McEvil, Stiletto Corsettes, who is a cranky GF hag, thank you very much. at August 21, 2017 01:19 PM (kXoT0)

Sometimes what's at home is ice-cold hamburger.
Posted by: Insomniac

hey now; I can be delectable!

Posted by: Chuck at August 21, 2017 01:27 PM (326rv)

675 It's definitely dimmer here in OKC already. 35 minutes until the peak.

Posted by: Soona at August 21, 2017 01:27 PM (Fmupd)

676 Laughing because I have 13yo grandkid here. The idea of a camera obscura is beyond my capacity to explain.
Posted by: mustbequantum at August 21, 2017 01:19 PM (MIKMs)


Think of drawing a ray from the edge of the sun through the pinhole at an angle to come out the other side. That's why the image is upside down.

The pinhole selects for only a subset of rays; without a pinhole you wouldn't see an image because all of the various rays would overlap each other.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 21, 2017 01:27 PM (SRKgf)

677 @TheJamesMadison, my great-however-many grandfather fought for the Confederacy. In an Indian regiment. In Oklahoma, a territory which (at the time) legally prohibited white men from even entering.

Funny enough, tribes who had been shuffled down the Trail of Tears weren't that eager to support the Union.

Seriously, the Civil War was no more about slavery than any of today's in-fighting is about the Paris Climate Accords or Trump grabbing women's mish. That was simply a topic that two groups who despised each other chose to fight over.

Posted by: sunny-dee at August 21, 2017 01:28 PM (QAOZh)

678 Shemp is spooging all over the set.

Posted by: JackStraw at August 21, 2017 01:28 PM (/tuJf)

679 Time for some afternoon covfefe.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 01:28 PM (0mRoj)

680 The moon is starting to eat the sun here. Can I trigger an earthquake now?

Posted by: Yellowstone Super Volcano at August 21, 2017 01:28 PM (4xPfI)

681 Sometimes what is at home is fat, unemployed and spends all day on the computer. I could see going out for hamburger if you were in that situation.

Posted by: NCKate at August 21, 2017 01:28 PM (kdWs5)

682 "Shep is giddy as a school girl. Talking silly and stupid."

Ah...in other words, a day ending in "y."

Posted by: Cloyd Freud, Unemployed at August 21, 2017 01:28 PM (398bZ)

683 669. Huh....ya know, Whittaker Chambers' Soviet controller - Carl, if memory serves - asked the same thing when they saw an eclipse.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 01:28 PM (fA1SL)

684 Shep is giddy as a school girl. Talking silly and stupid.



First contact here about 10 minutes ago+



I hope he's wearing waterproof eye makeup.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at August 21, 2017 01:28 PM (PY9jH)

685 Wow! Spectacular show. The corona was white and you could see the solar flares. A few stars appeared but never got totally dark.

Posted by: Beartooth at August 21, 2017 01:28 PM (/8EBC)

686 "Emotional infidelity" by a dude is just a guy who hasn't yet closed the deal.

Posted by: wooga at August 21, 2017 01:29 PM (2KkD9)

687

Remember, have the gals get the boobs out during eclipse. Science and all.

Posted by: publius, the Persistent Poperin Pear at August 21, 2017 01:29 PM (8O3HH)

688 It's raining here in the Texas Panhandle. Eclipse viewing is out. Darkness in the middle of the day is in.

Posted by: huerfano at August 21, 2017 01:29 PM (TO4Og)

689 Why would I go out for hamburger when I've got steak at home?"
Posted by: Sherry McEvil, Stiletto Corsettes, who is a cranky GF hag, thank you very much. at August



When you go to a restaurant you can have whatever you want, you could even have two steaks. You need to get out more.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 21, 2017 01:29 PM (0wem/)

690 Pretty flippin' cool out there right now! Those of you who are not in the path, I am sorry.
Posted by: BurtTC at August 21, 2017 01:24 PM (TOk1P)

I'm jealous. I'm able to see the partial thankfully because it's not foggy at my house.
Posted by: CaliGirl at August 21, 2017 01:26 PM (Ri/rl)


We're less than an hour from the total. It's still bright outside, but I think it starts getting dark in another 15-30 minutes.

Posted by: BurtTC at August 21, 2017 01:29 PM (TOk1P)

691 Sometimes what's at home is ice-cold hamburger.
Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 01:23 PM (0mRoj)

From all accounts, he and Joanne Woodward were deeply in love from the time they met while doing theater in NYC until his death. They were married for 50 years.

Posted by: Sherry McEvil, Stiletto Corsettes, who is a cranky GF hag, thank you very much. at August 21, 2017 01:29 PM (kXoT0)

692 >>>A doe and her spotted fawn were in the front yard a
few minutes ago. I wonder how the birds and other animals will react
when it begins to look like dusk?


Posted by: Jane D'oh at August 21, 2017 01:26 PM (PY9jH)<<<

Mass hysteria... dogs and cats living together.

Posted by: Dr. Peter Venkman at August 21, 2017 01:29 PM (OURe4)

693 OMG! It's cloudy outside!

Posted by: Yellowstone Super Volcano at August 21, 2017 01:29 PM (4xPfI)

694 653 - TheJamesMadison was not disputing that some blacks fought on the side of the Confederacy.

Posted by: Curmudgeonly Ex-Clerk at August 21, 2017 01:29 PM (TpMXn)

695 The moon is taking out the racist sun!

Posted by: Jane D'oh at August 21, 2017 01:29 PM (PY9jH)

696 674 Why would I go out for hamburger when I've got steak at home?"
Posted by: Sherry McEvil, Stiletto Corsettes, who is a cranky GF hag, thank you very much. at August 21, 2017 01:19 PM (kXoT0)

Sometimes what's at home is ice-cold hamburger.
Posted by: Insomniac

hey now; I can be delectable!
Posted by: Chuck at August 21, 2017 01:27 PM (326rv)



Not always.

Posted by: Pink Slime at August 21, 2017 01:29 PM (jxbfJ)

697 So is ace hunting down the last pair of eclipse glasses in NYC?

Flying in his Lear jet to Nova Scotia?

Posted by: tu3031 at August 21, 2017 01:29 PM (O5Q3r)

698 "Heavy petting" does not occur anymore.


Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 01:26 PM


Good thing, too. It only leads to trouble and seat wetting.

Posted by: Janet at August 21, 2017 01:30 PM (p+Wdc)

699 It started here a few minutes ago. The sky is partly cloudy with clouds coming and going. I'll get 75% here.

Posted by: rickl at August 21, 2017 01:30 PM (xjiRE)

700 False alarm. Just a large swarm of locusts...

Carry on...

Posted by: Yellowstone Super Volcano at August 21, 2017 01:30 PM (4xPfI)

701 Mark Steyn: Think of the eclipse as a pretty blonde being forced into a burka.

Posted by: publius, the Persistent Poperin Pear at August 21, 2017 01:30 PM (8O3HH)

702 And anyway, Josh's Whedon's wife was more attractive than he is.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 01:30 PM (iVOAv)

703 Of course the clouds rolled in a half hour ago.

Clear all day says the douchie asshole weatherman.

Posted by: Mr Aspirin Factory at August 21, 2017 01:30 PM (89T5c)

704 Mass hysteria... dogs and cats living together.

My dogs didn't care.

Of course, we've got a fair bit of overcast.

Posted by: JEM at August 21, 2017 01:30 PM (TppKb)

705 625
I keep going to the window and looking outside, but it doesn't look any different.









Posted by: Stevie Wonder at August 21, 2017 01:20 PM (m9X4Y)

I don't see anything either.

Posted by: zombie Ray Charles at August 21, 2017 01:31 PM (8iiMU)

706 Forgot who I was there, for a minute.



Locked in the room
a corner you see
a voice is waiting for me to set it free
and I have the key
Voices, I hear voices.

Posted by: Skandia Recluse at August 21, 2017 01:31 PM (m9X4Y)

707 681 Sometimes what is at home is fat, unemployed and spends all day on the computer. I could see going out for hamburger if you were in that situation.
Posted by: NCKate at August 21, 2017 01:28 PM (kdWs5)

I've heard some men are only as faithful as their options.

Posted by: CaliGirl at August 21, 2017 01:31 PM (Ri/rl)

708 And suddenly SMOD appears, heading for earf after hiding behind the sun!

Posted by: Jane D'oh at August 21, 2017 01:31 PM (PY9jH)

709
A doe and her spotted fawn were in the front yard a few minutes ago. I wonder how the birds and other animals will react when it begins to look like dusk?
Posted by: Jane D'oh at August 21, 2017

*
*
We had a partial eclipse here (Noo Awlins) in 1984. My then-cat, Arizona the red part-Maine Coon, freaked out at the dimness and silence in mid-morning. He ran back and forth between the two living room windows, squeaking and looking frantically at me. "Hey! You're in charge of this kind of thing! Do something!"

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at August 21, 2017 01:31 PM (jTUfG)

710 ***burp***

Hopefully, that bottle of Beano will work on liquid hot plasma gases!

Posted by: The Moon at August 21, 2017 01:32 PM (4xPfI)

711 That was simply a topic that two groups who despised each other chose to fight over.
Posted by: sunny-dee at August 21, 2017 01:28 PM (QAOZh)

Get you Egg MacGuffins here. With small coffee and hash browns, only 3.99

Everybody needs a MacGuffin

Posted by: OneEyedJack at August 21, 2017 01:32 PM (z79tQ)

712 Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 21, 2017 01:27 PM (SRKgf)
=====

Thank you, but every time I try to explain something so simple to her (and she used to be an at least average iq kid), she zones out and OMG does Disney do this and the cool kids don't care and OMG look at those shoes and OMG . . .

So, just trying to note an event with semi-real science. CBS is irritating the socks off me, but that is what I have.

Posted by: mustbequantum at August 21, 2017 01:32 PM (MIKMs)

713 "And suddenly SMOD appears, heading for earf after hiding behind the Sun!"
-Posted by: Jane D'oh at August 21, 2017 01:31 PM (PY9jH)

I'd love to do the Play-by-Play.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 01:32 PM (Ckg4U)

714 At an eclipse party in Georgetown, SC. Someone took a bite out of the sun... waiting for totality and some clouds to clear up

Posted by: Arch Stanton at August 21, 2017 01:32 PM (+sbbC)

715 CaliGirl, and women

Posted by: NCKate at August 21, 2017 01:32 PM (kdWs5)

716 If I didn't know it was eclipse day I wouldn't know the difference. Cloudy and in a storm watch. Daughter won't let me let the dogs out because she heard they will go crazy....

Posted by: Molly k. at August 21, 2017 01:32 PM (gn2iT)

717 I wonder how the birds and other animals will react
when it begins to look like dusk?


Dexter, our cat, has been really vocal and snuggly today, like he's worried or something.

Josh's Whedon's wife was more attractive than he is.

She sounded like she was really supportive of his dreams and career, he married over his head.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 01:33 PM (39g3+)

718 It is nice to know that all the SJW posturing by Joss Whedon was either (a) part of his game to get laid by starlets; or (b) to inoculate himself from these sleazebag claims he knew would inevitably come out. It was never genuine.

Posted by: wooga at August 21, 2017 01:33 PM (2KkD9)

719
A doe and her spotted fawn were in the front yard a few minutes ago. I wonder how the birds and other animals will react when it begins to look like dusk?


I imagine animals that are nocturnal will become active and those that aren't will get sleepy

Posted by: Deplorable Male Logic at August 21, 2017 01:33 PM (lKyWE)

720 After Hurricane Matthew, there wasn't a single bird or insect sound for three days. No deer around, either.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at August 21, 2017 01:33 PM (PY9jH)

721 What the h**l did you people do with my Sun?

Posted by: Old Man Who Wanted to Shake His Fist at the Sun at August 21, 2017 01:33 PM (4xPfI)

Posted by: Aaron Hernandez, eclipse watcher at August 21, 2017 01:33 PM (89T5c)

723 >>>Anyone else see Neil De Grasse Tyson opining on twitter that eclipses
happen somewhere on earth every two years so we should all just calm the
F down?<<<

From the looks of Neil deGrasse Tyson's ass, there's an eclipse at the local buffet's cash register every time they run an all-you-can-eat special.

Posted by: Fritz at August 21, 2017 01:33 PM (eLttb)

724 "Any slave that fought for the Confederacy was promised their freedomPosted by: Deplorable Male Logic at August 21, 2017 01:27 PM (lKyWE)"

Free blacks fought also.

Posted by: Cloyd Freud, Unemployed at August 21, 2017 01:33 PM (398bZ)

725 Before I started visiting this site I thought SMOD was suck-my-own...

Posted by: Mudd at August 21, 2017 01:34 PM (cfHE9)

726 I've heard some men are only as faithful as their options.
Posted by: CaliGirl at August 21, 2017 01:31 PM (Ri/rl)

Huh. Who knew.

Posted by: Moralizing Couch-potatoes evrywhere at August 21, 2017 01:34 PM (z79tQ)

727 At an eclipse party in Georgetown, SC. Someone took a bite out of the sun... waiting for totality and some clouds to clear up

Posted by: Arch Stanton at August 21, 2017 01:32 PM


Sorry. That was me.

Posted by: MacGruff at August 21, 2017 01:34 PM (p+Wdc)

728 @672, and what a lot of people don't know is that Lincoln rounded up 100,000 free black men in the North and forced them into service, without pay and without choice, for the duration of the war.

So, black Southerners fought for their own freedom, and black Northerners were forced into slavery to support the war effort ... to free them.

Posted by: sunny-dee at August 21, 2017 01:34 PM (QAOZh)

729 "the cool kids don't care"


Tell her the cool kids will probably end up working the drive up window for the rest of their lives.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 21, 2017 01:34 PM (SRKgf)

730 Cat just jumped into my lap and curled up and fell asleep. She looks real traumatized like the local commie news told me she would be. It's horrible.

Posted by: Under Fire at August 21, 2017 01:34 PM (mcI77)

731 (a) part of his game to get laid by starlets; or (b) to inoculate himself from these sleazebag claims he knew would inevitably come out"

Embrace the power of "and"

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at August 21, 2017 01:34 PM (MINbv)

732 Good grief. The Weather Channel is playing all sorts of Star Trekky/new age music. Stephanie Abrams cried, and needs a cigarette I think.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at August 21, 2017 01:35 PM (PY9jH)

733 Unless it is 10 degrees F, you shouldn't be wearing a mask. To me it signals evil intent.
Posted by: Assassin6 at August 21, 2017 11:35 AM


Well, Kemosabe, what do you think?

Posted by: Tonto at August 21, 2017 01:35 PM (ctuyM)

734
"Heavy petting" does not occur anymore.Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 01:26 PM

Oh yes it does

Posted by: Jasper at August 21, 2017 01:35 PM (lKyWE)

735 Ten out of every ten Americans will struggle to ever go to the moon.

Posted by: The Ad Council at August 21, 2017 01:35 PM (vtcmf)

736 We were not in the totality band. So it got a bit dark, and now it's clearing up. I'm surprised that they never talk about the shadow bands. Those are the most amazing part of a total eclipse.

Posted by: notsothoreau at August 21, 2017 01:35 PM (JKNZq)

737 From all accounts, he and Joanne Woodward were deeply in love from the time they met while doing theater in NYC until his death. They were married for 50 years.
Posted by: Sherry McEvil, Stiletto Corsettes, who is a cranky GF hag, thank you very much. at August 21, 2017 01:29 PM (kXoT0)

That may well be. I was being more general in my remarks.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 01:35 PM (0mRoj)

738 309
In Texas they better not touch Sam Houston



Posted by: It's me donna at August 21, 2017 11:56 AM (O2RFr)



Why would they? Sam Houston opposed Texas' secession. The whole idea of a civil war broke his heart.

Posted by: troyriser at August 21, 2017 12:29 PM (Fw5cQ)
Some Workers World Party idiots in Houston have already demanded Houston's statue be taken down.

Posted by: itsacookbook at August 21, 2017 01:36 PM (yPxXc)

739 Then we will fight in the shade.

Posted by: The Spartans at August 21, 2017 01:36 PM (OURe4)

740 Have you seen the moonbat take on the eclipse? THE ECLIPSE PROVES GLOBAL WARMING BECAUSE SCIENCE!

Posted by: I'm Anonosaurus Wrecks and I approved this message at August 21, 2017 01:36 PM (Nwg0u)

741 Quick! Throw the virgin into the volcano!

Posted by: Yellowstone Super Volcano at August 21, 2017 01:36 PM (4xPfI)

742 BREAKING: Trump Steals The Sun! Details to follow...

Posted by: tu3031 at August 21, 2017 01:36 PM (O5Q3r)

743 I don't get all the excitement, they do know this happens every 18 months or so, right? I've seen it a couple of times as a kid growing up in the tropics.

Posted by: IC at August 21, 2017 01:36 PM (a0IVu)

744 Seriously, the Civil War was no more about slavery than any of today's in-fighting is about the Paris Climate Accords or Trump grabbing women's mish. That was simply a topic that two groups who despised each other chose to fight over.

Posted by: sunny-dee at August 21, 2017 01:28 PM (QAOZh)

The Dred Scott decision of 1852 forced Northern states to hunt down and return runaway slaves. It essentially made the whole country--even the parts opposed to it--parties to the institution.

The Whigs advocated go along and get along, leading to its dissolution and the formation of the Republican Party. Why? Because the Republicans opposed slavery. For a good idea of Republican political thoughts on the matter, read the transcript of Lincoln's Cooper Union address, the speech which made him the GOP nominee.

But hey, by all means, to go on telling us your particular take on history. Fascinating stuff.

Posted by: troyriser at August 21, 2017 01:36 PM (Fw5cQ)

745 "I've heard some men are only as faithful as their options."

Main issue is what head they think with. More testosterone the more it is the little head. See movie Body Heat for a good film example.

Posted by: Mudd at August 21, 2017 01:36 PM (cfHE9)

746 About 2 mins till our max at 87%. Very weird.

Posted by: Infidel at August 21, 2017 01:36 PM (5Xc/W)

747 Is it me, or is the commentary on the NASA TV Public Education channel retarded and irritating?

Thank God for mute buttons.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 21, 2017 01:36 PM (SRKgf)

748 Will this eclipse change Jeff Sessions Circadian rhythm? And if so, will it be for the better?

Posted by: Under Fire at August 21, 2017 01:37 PM (mcI77)

749 Just past maximum occlusion here in SoCal.

Light is definitely weird, soft, not nearly as bright as it should be (recall it is actually much brighter here than at more northerly latitudes).

Other thing - it's "cool". That is, the sun on my back/neck when I first checked with the pinhole viewer, at 9:15, was much warmer than it just was. That is pretty odd.


Posted by: rhomboid at August 21, 2017 01:37 PM (NDlpU)

750 Posted by: Sherry McEvil, Stiletto Corsettes, who is a cranky GF hag, thank you very much. at August 21, 2017 01:19 PM (kXoT0)

And kept his ass in Connecticut, out of temptations' way, while not filming.

No offense to the fine ladies of CT intended, by the way.

Posted by: Tammy al-Thor at August 21, 2017 01:37 PM (3ipea)

751 I've heard some men are only as faithful as their options.
Posted by: CaliGirl at August 21, 2017 01:31 PM


Same same with geysers.

Posted by: Yellowstone National Park at August 21, 2017 01:37 PM (ctuyM)

752 Cool.

Just walked outside in Seattle, popped on a welder's mask, and watched the thing for about 3 minutes. Almost a total with just a sliver of the sun peeking through up top.

Posted by: Sharkman at August 21, 2017 01:38 PM (dqdMO)

753
NASA kicked out all of the white guys.
Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 21, 2017 01:21 PM


No (white) shirt. No slide rule. No smoking. No service.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 21, 2017 01:38 PM (IqV8l)

754 Sun is about 30% obscured here. Daylight is a little dimmer, but not anywhere near dark. Seems I can see the full disc of the Moon by Earthlight through my welding glass.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 21, 2017 01:38 PM (2le8w)

755 Just great...

Our Navy, which costs us hundreds of billions each year, is so fucking incompetent that they need to "pause operations" while a panel tries to figure out if anyone knows how to drive a boat without ramming into something.

Our Center for Disease Control had no procedures in place and left an Ebola-ridden person in an apartment complex for a week while arguing whose jurisdiction it was.

Our CIA thought it was a "slam dunk" that Saddam had WMD, but didn't have a fucking clue that Kadaffi had a nuclear program up and running.

How can one government get so incompetent? You expect this level of dumbfuckery at the IRS and EPA, but when it migrates to active military we've got a serious problem.

Time for Trump to clean house.

Posted by: jwest at August 21, 2017 01:38 PM (Zs4uk)

756 by the way, can I look at the eclipse till I just need glasses?

Posted by: Mallfly Maddow at August 21, 2017 01:38 PM (ILitO)

757 Posted by: rhomboid at August 21, 2017 01:37 PM (NDlpU)

No fog at your casa? It looks weird outside.

Posted by: CaliGirl at August 21, 2017 01:39 PM (Ri/rl)

758 Where's my black holes in the skies?

Posted by: Roger Waters at August 21, 2017 01:39 PM (/qEW2)

759 Upstate SC with a bit of a bite out of the sun. Completely cool when looking through my amazing Roper Mountain Planetarium eclipse glasses. Starting to cloud up though. I'm hoping they stay away.

Posted by: Lady in Black - Death to the Man Bun at August 21, 2017 01:39 PM (mQ0Mc)

760 well, yeah NASA's commentary is retarded, was dumbed down for the muslim outreach.

Posted by: yankeefifth at August 21, 2017 01:39 PM (0wem/)

761
Is it me, or is the commentary on the NASA TV Public Education channel retarded and irritating?

The Weather Channel ain't much better. And they have goofy new age music too.

Posted by: tu3031 at August 21, 2017 01:39 PM (O5Q3r)

762 And now the exodus of cars from Oregon. Hope they hit the bathroom before leaving cuz it's gonna be a long slow drive.

Posted by: Beartooth at August 21, 2017 01:39 PM (/8EBC)

763 Nobody can miss the real eclipse - the eclipsing of presidential approval by disgust and hate. It didn't have to be this way. I'm sure Jeb and Marco are as smart as Mitt and this trial Trump is putting the nation through never would've happened if the GOP had chosen wisely.

Posted by: Bill Wynn at August 21, 2017 01:39 PM (YJMax)

764 NASA kicked out all of the white guys.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 21, 2017 01:21 PM (SRKgf)



Well black wymyn did everything behind the scenes any way so who needed them?

Posted by: TheQuietMan at August 21, 2017 01:39 PM (493sH)

765 How can one government get so incompetent"

"One"?

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at August 21, 2017 01:40 PM (MINbv)

766 Those eyes, I bet he was neck deep in women throwing themselves at him. Women like Grace Kelly, too, not girls froma TV show.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 01:23 PM (39g3+)

Great story about a woman who spotted Newman as she was coming out of a ice cream shop in CT. She walked over to him and, trying to act nonchalant, told him she admired his acting and loved him in this or that movie. He said, with those baby blues twinkling, "Thank you, Ma'm, but you're just put your ice cream cone into your purse."

I am sure nobody gets so flustered talking to Whedon that they put ice cream cones in their purse. He's a guy in Hollywood with power - that's why women sleep with him.

Posted by: Donna and V sez the Brewers bats have risen at August 21, 2017 01:40 PM (ZM2xo)

767 troyriser, well, you have an entertaining take on history, too. You know who, like Sam Houston, also opposed secession and didn't want war? Robert E Lee. So do you think his statues are cool?

And the Northern runaway slave thing is NO DIFFERENT than nuns being forced to pay for abortions, my tax dollars going to Planned Parenthood, or Christian bakers and their gay wedding cakes. Again, the fight at that point would not foundationally be about abortion or gay marriage. It would be over a government (any government) grinding people's nose into actions that they fundamentally disagree with. That runs both ways.

Posted by: sunny-dee at August 21, 2017 01:40 PM (QAOZh)

768 Posted by: Aaron Hernandez, eclipse watcher at August 21, 2017 01:33 PM (89T5c)

Golf clap!

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 21, 2017 01:40 PM (2le8w)

769 It's raining now. I wonder how many death threats the local weathermen are going to get.

Posted by: Mr Aspirin Factory at August 21, 2017 01:41 PM (89T5c)

770 732
Good grief. The Weather Channel is playing all sorts of Star Trekky/new
age music. Stephanie Abrams cried, and needs a cigarette I think.


Posted by: Jane D'oh at August 21, 2017 01:35 PM (PY9jH)

And, they have the landscape in the tiniest video box!What a bunch of idiots running that circus.

Posted by: Deplorable Ian Galt at August 21, 2017 01:41 PM (8iiMU)

771 Are those pterodactyl like creatures supposed to come out and attack?

Posted by: Jack Sock at August 21, 2017 01:41 PM (glJL/)

772 Other thing - it's "cool". That is, the sun on my back/neck when I first checked with the pinhole viewer, at 9:15, was much warmer than it just was. That is pretty odd.


Posted by: rhomboid at August 21, 2017 01:37 PM (NDlpU)


Famiglia Guevara was at the Griffith Observatory last week, where one of the employees demonstrated their camera obscura. She acted as though it was a major feat of engineering to produce one. Cardboard box + ice pick and you're in business.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 21, 2017 01:41 PM (SRKgf)

773 CaliGirl we're about 7 miles from the beach (can see the ocean, though), so we "burn off" pretty early each day.

It's been spectacular, perfect typical summer weather lately. Morning layer, burns off, hot sun, cool breeze, of course low humidity. If only a raiding party from America could be dispatched to retake this uniquely pleasant place.


Posted by: rhomboid at August 21, 2017 01:42 PM (NDlpU)

774 People get excited when the moon blocks out the sun?

Here, hold my beer!

Posted by: Yellowstone Super Volcano at August 21, 2017 01:42 PM (4xPfI)

775 763. Okay - which one of you savage motherswyvers is this? 'Cause that's brilliant.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 01:42 PM (fA1SL)

776 Posted by: Lady in Black - Death to the Man Bun at August 21, 2017 01:39 PM (mQ0Mc)

Just talked to my cousin...sez he knows a guy in Enoree renting tent spaces in his pasture for viewing...$300 per.....sez he has 4 rented.

Posted by: BignJames at August 21, 2017 01:42 PM (x9c8r)

777 I LIVED THROUGH THE ECLIPSE

Posted by: T-Shirt Ideas at August 21, 2017 01:42 PM (mcI77)

778 771 Are those pterodactyl like creatures supposed to come out and attack?
Posted by: Jack Sock at August 21, 2017 01:41 PM (glJL/)

If they don't, I spent billions on genetic research for nothing!

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 01:43 PM (3OIiX)

779 I don't know when this thing is supposed to hit SE WI. It's been dim and dreary since I woke up. Nothing much has changed. Don't plan on sticking me head out the window either way. This is my excited face _____


Posted by: grammie winger - I saw the light, no more darkness, no more night at August 21, 2017 01:43 PM (lwiT4)

780 Eclipse? I thought they said Great Clips!!

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at August 21, 2017 01:43 PM (mzCLD)

781 Sun's obscured by cloud cover here, so meh.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 01:43 PM (0mRoj)

782 Have you seen the moonbat take on the eclipse? THE ECLIPSE PROVES GLOBAL WARMING BECAUSE SCIENCE!
Posted by: I'm Anonosaurus Wrecks




Yet they couldn't predict where it was going to be cloudy today so you couldn't see it. Fail.

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 01:43 PM (R+p/Q)

783
Time for Trump to clean house.
Posted by: jwest


But will he?

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 21, 2017 01:43 PM (IqV8l)

784 It's been spectacular, perfect typical summer
weather lately. Morning layer, burns off, hot sun, cool breeze, of
course low humidity. If only a raiding party from America could be
dispatched to retake this uniquely pleasant place.







Posted by: rhomboid at August 21, 2017 01:42 PM (NDlpU)
We were in Ventura this last weekend and I had the exact same thought - damn shame Cali is this way now.

Posted by: IC at August 21, 2017 01:43 PM (a0IVu)

785 the eclipsing of presidential approval by disgust and hate.

You juggins, eclipses are brief, fleeting things. Or in other words, even if what you said were true, your metaphor talks like a fag and its shit is all retarded.

Posted by: Sporkatus at August 21, 2017 01:43 PM (eXSOZ)

786 Too cloudy here to see any of our (supposedly) 75% of the eclipse. Ah well; it may get a little less hot for a while.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at August 21, 2017 01:43 PM (jTUfG)

787 The eclipse must be over NY.

Ewoks are easily startled and likely hiding in panic... or they think it's night and still sleeping.

Posted by: The Spartans at August 21, 2017 01:44 PM (OURe4)

788
Nobody can miss the real eclipse - the eclipsing of presidential approval by disgust and hate. It didn't have to be this way. I'm sure Jeb and Marco are as smart as Mitt and this trial Trump is putting the nation through never would've happened if the GOP had chosen wisely.
Posted by: Bill Wynn at August 21, 2017 01:39 PM (YJMax)


A nation needs trials to define what it is smart guy.The Civil War was a trial by fire, the Civil Rights movement was also a trial.Don't be a pussy Bill

Posted by: Jasper at August 21, 2017 01:44 PM (lKyWE)

789 Ace Will Not Wake

Ewok 11) And there was to be a Great shadow. (2) They had known its coming and they were assured of its presence. (3) The unsure were disturbed in the slumber, as were the faithful.

Ewok2: (4) Those that had made peace had found salvation. (5) The making of beef and grilled meats was a celebration. (6) They made joy through the Coming of the Love of the Ewok.

-For they were the Children and had found Peace through the Early Gorilla. They gathered their spices and had readied for The Coming.

*stokes grill*

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 01:44 PM (Ckg4U)

790 773 CaliGirl we're about 7 miles from the beach (can see the ocean, though), so we "burn off" pretty early each day.

It's been spectacular, perfect typical summer weather lately. Morning layer, burns off, hot sun, cool breeze, of course low humidity. If only a raiding party from America could be dispatched to retake this uniquely pleasant place.
Posted by: rhomboid at August 21, 2017 01:42 PM (

It was overcast here but it burned off around 9 am. My husband is closer to the beach and it's cloudy. He can't see anything.

Posted by: CaliGirl at August 21, 2017 01:44 PM (Ri/rl)

791 Other thing - it's "cool". That is, the sun on my back/neck when I first checked with the pinhole viewer, at 9:15, was much warmer than it just was. That is pretty odd.


Posted by: rhomboid at August 21, 2017 01:37 PM (NDlpU)

Our eyes have irises; our skins don't.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 21, 2017 01:45 PM (2le8w)

792 *NOOD!*

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 01:45 PM (Ckg4U)

793 Wow, went to get the mail. Neighbor lady was out with glasses. Asked if I wanted to see. Pretty amazing!

Posted by: Infidel at August 21, 2017 01:45 PM (5Xc/W)

794 773 CaliGirl we're about 7 miles from the beach (can see the ocean, though), so we "burn off" pretty early each day.

It's been spectacular, perfect typical summer weather lately. Morning layer, burns off, hot sun, cool breeze, of course low humidity. If only a raiding party from America could be dispatched to retake this uniquely pleasant place.


Posted by: rhomboid at August 21, 2017 01:42 PM (NDlpU)



Same here. We're about a mile from the ocean. Marine layer typically burns off around 10 am.

I join you in wishing for the raiding party and army of occupation from America.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 21, 2017 01:45 PM (SRKgf)

795 Since everyone's occupied with the eclipse, I think I'll just eat a big bag of communist dicks.

Posted by: Bill Wynne at August 21, 2017 01:45 PM (398bZ)

796 Sunlight dimmer, but not that you would notice.
Tired the pin hole trick, and it works, but you wouldn't know what it was without an explanation. Looks about half covered.

Posted by: Skandia Recluse at August 21, 2017 01:45 PM (m9X4Y)

797 There were some pretty cool looking solar flares on the nasa feed a minute or so ago.


Posted by: Deplorable Ian Galt at August 21, 2017 01:45 PM (8iiMU)

798 Has Shep spotted any cannibalism yet?

Posted by: Under Fire at August 21, 2017 01:45 PM (mcI77)

799 It just occurred to me that I could have gone over to Yerkes Observatory. I bet they have something going on there, for a fee.

Posted by: grammie winger - I saw the light, no more darkness, no more night at August 21, 2017 01:45 PM (lwiT4)

800 I LIVED THROUGH THE ECLIPSE
Posted by: T-Shirt Ideas at August 21, 2017 01:42 PM (mcI77)


I was mooned.

Posted by: The Sun at August 21, 2017 01:46 PM (TOk1P)

801 Will the blindness numbers get into the triple digits from idiots not using glasses?

Posted by: Widespread Pepe at August 21, 2017 01:46 PM (XFue2)

802 For I foretold of the future after it had happened.

I am the bringer of threads, the goofy of bastards.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 01:46 PM (Ckg4U)

803 I don't know when this thing is supposed to hit SE WI. It's been dim and dreary since I woke up. Nothing much has changed. Don't plan on sticking me head out the window either way. This is my excited face _____


Posted by: grammie winger - I saw the light, no more darkness, no more night at August 21, 2017 01:43 PM (lwiT4)

Partial started at 11:53
Max at 1:18
Cloudy all day.

Posted by: OneEyedJack at August 21, 2017 01:46 PM (z79tQ)

804 775 763. Okay - which one of you savage motherswyvers is this? 'Cause that's brilliant.
Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine. All Honor & Glory to Kekistan! at August 21, 2017 01:42 PM (fA1SL)

Yeah, that is good.

Respect.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 01:46 PM (3OIiX)

805
Black hole sun, won't you come?
And wash away the rain
Black hole sun, won't you come?
Won't you come?

Posted by: Pink Slime at August 21, 2017 01:46 PM (jxbfJ)

806 Since everyone's occupied with the eclipse, I think I'll just eat a big bag of communist dicks.
======

Why should today be any different?

Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 01:46 PM (vg8iE)

807
Eclipse? I thought they said Great Clips!!
Posted by: Mr. Peebles at August 21, 2017 01:43 PM


No. E clips.

http://tinyurl.com/ya2blvx4

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 21, 2017 01:46 PM (IqV8l)

808 US politics has always been complicated. There could have been solutions about slavery that didn't involve a lot of killing and destruction. They weren't chosen primarily because both sides thought they were obviously right and the other side was obviously wrong. I don't know if Lincoln could have won if he had taken a more reconciliation position. Could Trump have won if he had been more like Jeb-McCain-Romney? The South seceded because Lincoln won. You see the same dynamic with Trump. Unless they can derail the Federal budget Trump wins. All these organizations opposing Trump are funded by the US Government including Soros. Mercenaries.

Posted by: Mudd at August 21, 2017 01:46 PM (cfHE9)

809 Just talked to my cousin...sez he knows a guy in Enoree renting tent spaces in his pasture for viewing...$300 per.....sez he has 4 rented.

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O.M.G. Just pull over and watch! Mr. Black says he's heard some Greenville businesses are charging $50 per parking space.

Posted by: Lady in Black - Death to the Man Bun at August 21, 2017 01:47 PM (mQ0Mc)

810 so close to 800... dammit

Posted by: IP at August 21, 2017 01:47 PM (UmSfZ)

811 crap, refresh before posting dipship.

Posted by: IP at August 21, 2017 01:48 PM (UmSfZ)

812 Sources Say Trump Bows To Public Outrage, Turns Sun Back On. Seen As Major Defeat For Administration.

Posted by: This...is CNN at August 21, 2017 01:48 PM (O5Q3r)

Mid-Morning Open Thread

Rothko Seagrams.jpg

Seagram Mural
Mark Rothko

I posted a Rothko about three months ago, and I sort of liked it. it wasn't great, but it was mildly interesting and sort of pleasant.

So I figured it was time to revisit him and find another one of his works that was interesting and, dare I say, innocuous.

And I couldn't. As far as I can tell, three months ago I stumbled upon the only Mark Rothko work I could stomach. But damn it, I decided on a Rothko, and you are getting a Rothko!

Posted by: CBD at 10:00 AM




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1 2st?

Posted by: Common Tater at August 21, 2017 10:01 AM (E9vLe)

2 Nice, but it's no Rothko.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 21, 2017 10:01 AM (c8EhQ)

3 Yikes!

Posted by: rockysan99 at August 21, 2017 10:01 AM (m7LQK)

4 It's the eclipse from the inside!

Posted by: Deplorable Redneck Bitter Clinger at August 21, 2017 10:02 AM (jAZR9)

5 Oh wait.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 21, 2017 10:02 AM (c8EhQ)

6 Willow just commented in the morning thread so this was inevitable.

Posted by: Duke Lowell at August 21, 2017 10:02 AM (gC2IV)

7 Metallica album cover?

Posted by: Rick in SK at August 21, 2017 10:03 AM (FZYNt)

8 I suppose this is where we say thanks for not posting Fat Naked Guy on White Ottoman.

Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 10:03 AM (UoSKV)

9 So, basically a side view of a glass of Seagram's VO with a green toothpick in it. Hmmm.

Posted by: joncelli, Longbow Afficianado and Phalangist at August 21, 2017 10:03 AM (RD7QR)

10
Rothko or picture jasper?

Posted by: Krebs v Carnot: Epic Battle of the Cycling Stars (TM) at August 21, 2017 10:04 AM (XaO9F)

11
Your father worked with Hyman Rothko, he respected Hyman Rothko but he never trusted Hyman Rothko!

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 10:04 AM (mbhDw)

12 Corgis called

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 10:04 AM (R+p/Q)

13 Here's what I'd like to hear from PDT tonight:

To our forces in Afghanistan, the gloves are off. Your orders are simple. Find the enemy and kill him.

Posted by: Duke Lowell at August 21, 2017 10:04 AM (gC2IV)

14 I'd stick some LED lights on that bad boy and turn it into real art.

And a water wheel. It screams for a water wheel.

Posted by: Thomas Kinkade, Painter of Light at August 21, 2017 10:04 AM (c8EhQ)

15 Seagram mural?

Needs Seagram's to paint, or Seagrams to view?

Posted by: blaster at August 21, 2017 10:04 AM (k+mZh)

16 What is it?

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 10:04 AM (R+p/Q)

17 Seagram mural?

Needs Seagram's to paint, or Seagrams to view?
Posted by: blaster



Yes.

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 10:05 AM (R+p/Q)

18 15 Seagram mural?

Needs Seagram's to paint, or Seagrams to view?
Posted by: blaster at August 21, 2017 10:04 AM (k+mZh)

Yes.

Posted by: joncelli, Longbow Afficianado and Phalangist at August 21, 2017 10:05 AM (RD7QR)

19 Meh. It's no Rockwell.

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at August 21, 2017 10:05 AM (BWL+E)

20 My panties are spotted just like this every morning.

Posted by: Shep! at August 21, 2017 10:05 AM (vg8iE)

21 15 Seagram mural?

Needs Seagram's to paint, or Seagrams to view?
Posted by: blaster at August 21, 2017 10:04 AM (k+mZh)


Both. And coincidentally, it's in the Seagram's Building in NYC.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 10:05 AM (mbhDw)

22 Missed it by THAT much.

Posted by: joncelli, Longbow Afficianado and Phalangist at August 21, 2017 10:05 AM (RD7QR)

23 I see what could either be a lighthouse, a dead tree or a boner.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 21, 2017 10:06 AM (c8EhQ)

24 One thing that I'm not up to speed on - the latest diatribes against Thomas Jefferson, it needs to be pointed out they were the liberals of the day, and I mean that in a good way.

"He owned Slaves!" Yes, and they were probably inherited. How is that his fault? What was he supposed to do?

Keep in mind in those days, inheritance laws were different. Heirs were responsible for debts, not just assets. Were his slaves "paid for"? I don't know. Of course none of this will enter a modern discussion.

Posted by: Common Tater at August 21, 2017 10:06 AM (E9vLe)

25 It's no Marla Olmstead.

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 10:06 AM (Bdeb0)

26 16 What is it?
Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 10:04 AM (R+p/Q)


[ _ ] Magma
[ _ ] Smegma
[ _ ] Both
[ _ ] Neither
[ X ] Please pass the sweet and sour shrimp

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 10:06 AM (mbhDw)

27 It's no Paul Klee...

Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 10:07 AM (NOIQH)

28 I think Rothko is similar to Jackson Pollock's work: you really need to experience the canvas live to appreciate them.

Posted by: Brave Sir Robin at August 21, 2017 10:07 AM (ty7RM)

29 Rust coming thru primer....bad surface prep?

Posted by: BignJames at August 21, 2017 10:07 AM (x9c8r)

30 What more is there to say? It's a Rothko so WTF! That this guy's paintings are considered anything except a bad joke is a sign of civilization's downfall. There isn't even the occasional humor in Miro's paintings.

Sorry. I'm not in a generous or tolerant mood today.

Posted by: JTB at August 21, 2017 10:08 AM (V+03K)

31 Forest fire.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 21, 2017 10:08 AM (IqV8l)

32 RIP Jerry Lewis, but could not stand his schtick. That voice and affectations was like nails on a chalkboard.

Posted by: Common Tater at August 21, 2017 10:08 AM (E9vLe)

33 That's a nice rendition of the spot where Annakin Skywalker headered into the lava in Revenge of the Sith.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 21, 2017 10:08 AM (c8EhQ)

34 I call this painting Northern California Forest Fire.

Posted by: Jack Sock at August 21, 2017 10:08 AM (glJL/)

35 29 Rust coming thru primer....bad surface prep?
Posted by: BignJames at August 21, 2017 10:07 AM (x9c8r)


Rust never seeps, er, sleeps....

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 10:08 AM (mbhDw)

36 CBD, do you have a link to this picture, or the date? I googled the title provided and, as is normal for Modern art, got many pictures but none are this. Apparently he did a series called "Seagram's Murals". I'm curious because this is very unlike the Rothko's I know, but I'm no expert either. Without the heading, I would have put this as a Clifford Still.

Posted by: Kris at August 21, 2017 10:08 AM (nwqNw)

37 Wait. I can't see anything.

Just went outside to check the progress of the eclipse. I used a map magnifier to project an image on a piece of scrap paper. Unfortunately, it was glossy paper, and I'm still blinking away the spot in my vision.

Don't use glossy paper! Damn, that was bright!

That painting looks like mildew stain on a book cover I have.

Posted by: Skandia Recluse at August 21, 2017 10:09 AM (m9X4Y)

38 This must have been before his Horizontal Band Period.

Posted by: rickl at August 21, 2017 10:09 AM (xjiRE)

39 Alternate title: the post-Obama world.

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 10:10 AM (/qEW2)

40
RIP Jerry Lewis, but could not stand his schtick. That voice and affectations was like nails on a chalkboard.
Posted by: Common Tater at August 21, 2017 10:08 AM


Humor is like music. Different types for different tykes.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 21, 2017 10:10 AM (IqV8l)

41
"He owned Slaves!" Yes, and they were probably inherited. How is that his fault? What was he supposed to do? "

Also, some of the Founders opposed freeing the slaves because they thought it would be cruel to turn people who had never been free out into the world to fend for themselves in a hostile environment. Yeah, that's self-serving, but it's also a valid concern.

They thought slavery would eventually become unprofitable and wither away. Ironically, it was the invention of the cotton gin by a Yankee, Eli Whitney, that gave slavery a whole new lease on life.

Posted by: Donna and V sez the Brewers bats have risen at August 21, 2017 10:10 AM (ZM2xo)

42
You come for Impressionists
You'll settle for Rockwell
You get Splat/Smear

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 21, 2017 10:10 AM (kUfFq)

43 You really do have to see these IRL. I love me some Rothko but today's selection on phone looks like the stuff I've been trying to get off gas range.

Posted by: kallisto at August 21, 2017 10:10 AM (7l5V0)

44 This work can't really be fully appreciated without the 3-D glasses and an ounce of pot.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 21, 2017 10:11 AM (c8EhQ)

45 Antifa Flesh-Wound: Study #7.

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 10:11 AM (Bdeb0)

46 It's only interesting in comparison to other works by Rothko.

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 10:11 AM (/qEW2)

47 This is what you will see if you stare at the eclipse without protection.

Posted by: JackStraw at August 21, 2017 10:12 AM (/tuJf)

48 8 I suppose this is where we say thanks for not posting Fat Naked Guy on White Ottoman.

Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 10:03 AM (UoSKV)

For the love of all that is right and good, DO NOT give him ideas. CBD could find worse than that to inflict on our eyes.

Posted by: moki at August 21, 2017 10:12 AM (V+V48)

49 Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 21, 2017 10:08 AM (IqV8l)

Our Rorschach responses must be similar.

Posted by: Jack Sock at August 21, 2017 10:12 AM (glJL/)

50
I'd his next painting better the Seven and Seven

Posted by: TheQuietMan at August 21, 2017 10:12 AM (493sH)

51 You gotta be kidding me.

Posted by: Rembrandt at August 21, 2017 10:12 AM (c8EhQ)

52 :::puffs pipe thoughtfully in leather armchair:::

Mmmmm......interesting.....

:::starts snoring:::

Posted by: Banana Splits Guy at August 21, 2017 10:13 AM (4HEHc)

53
Posted by: Skandia Recluse at August 21, 2017 10:09 AM (m9X4Y)


Afternoon, good sir. The eclipse is this afternoon.

Posted by: Krebs v Carnot: Epic Battle of the Cycling Stars (TM) at August 21, 2017 10:13 AM (XaO9F)

54 Okay, so they weren't great paintings but Rothko could crank out 20 of them in one afternoon.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 21, 2017 10:13 AM (c8EhQ)

55 This guy was truly the master!

Posted by: PT Barnum at August 21, 2017 10:13 AM (glJL/)

56 Well, it's storming here so looks like we won't be able to see a damn thing. Eh... I didn't really give a shit anyway.

Posted by: deplorable Jewells45 at August 21, 2017 10:14 AM (zRZaJ)

57 I like the technique.

Posted by: Jackson Pollock at August 21, 2017 10:14 AM (c8EhQ)

58 1. Meh.. It's not totally objectionable.
2. Classes start today at the University, traffic sucked.
3. Cloudy and raining, no danger in seeing the eclipse here.
4. Hillary Clinton will never be President of the United States

Mornin horde.

Posted by: IP at August 21, 2017 10:14 AM (UmSfZ)

59 For the love of all that is right and good, DO NOT give him ideas. CBD could find worse than that to inflict on our eyes.
Posted by: moki

Break out the pics that are worse than starring at the eclipse

1. any Lena Dunham
2. Fat vag Rosie
3.

Posted by: Rick in SK at August 21, 2017 10:14 AM (FZYNt)

60 sometimes I think we are being made collectively to take a Rorschach test for cbd.

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:14 AM (FKrah)

61 Just saw that Ben Cardin says the WH needs to articulate a strategy to work with the international community to end NoKo nuclear weapons program. IOW, the same shit we've been doing for the last thirty years or so. Brilliant!

Posted by: Duke Lowell at August 21, 2017 10:14 AM (gC2IV)

62 Rust coming thru primer....bad surface prep?
Posted by: BignJames
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Good call. Although it could be rust coming through the backside of the surface.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 21, 2017 10:14 AM (OdK9v)

63 Looks like the view from the USS Cutty Sark.

Posted by: Bleary Hillary at August 21, 2017 10:15 AM (bc2Lc)

64 How long until the eclipsealypse?

Posted by: Cato the Rebel Without a Party at August 21, 2017 10:15 AM (X52ZZ)

65 Alternate title: When the Martians Came

...so anyway, apparently I'm a little foggy on the whole eclipse thing, and this deal will start around noon and go three hours, peaking around 1:30pm.

Going to be a useless afternoon, I think.

Shoulda stayed home. (At least I got some decent sleep finally last night!)

Posted by: Brother Cavil, Abbot of St. Costello-on-the-Hurlingbone at August 21, 2017 10:15 AM (AM1GF)

66 is that the rust belt?

or perhaps a morning guy thing?

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:15 AM (FKrah)

67 26 . lol! ` I remember the first time I happened upon the Rothko gallery at MoMA. Love at first sight.

Posted by: kallisto at August 21, 2017 10:15 AM (7l5V0)

68 Nice, but it's no Thomas Kincaide

Posted by: RedMindBlueState at August 21, 2017 10:16 AM (p+Wdc)

69
The Rothko of 3 months ago was more Rothko-y than the current Rothko above.

Posted by: naturalfake at August 21, 2017 10:16 AM (NyJwR)

70 Break out the pics that are worse than starring at the eclipse

Yoko on a Rothko at a Shopko?

Posted by: Brother Cavil, Abbot of St. Costello-on-the-Hurlingbone at August 21, 2017 10:16 AM (AM1GF)

71 Do the dems really think that tearing down statues and holding BLM rallies will increase black turnout for the midterms? Because that is why they are encouraging it.

Posted by: Vashta Nerada at August 21, 2017 10:16 AM (+Y67D)

72 Alternate title to this:

The Earth, Viewed after the Social Justice Warriors are Done "Cleansing" It.

Morning Horde - back from the wilds of Canada - where the socialism and the rivers, run deep, dark and cold. I see you all broke the internet and we are now all Nazis unless we kiss the feet of the antifa, BLM and Soros' goons while they try and crack our skulls open . . . and O'Bannon got fired.

You know . . this is why I do not like to leave you all on your own and it is also why we can not have any nice things.

Back to my office to slave away in front of my computer. Feh.

Posted by: Publius Redux at August 21, 2017 10:16 AM (Fb9aZ)

73 Putrid, yet compelling.

Posted by: Fritz at August 21, 2017 10:16 AM (2Mnv1)

74 did anybody click on it to see if this is a set up?

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:17 AM (FKrah)

75 Nice, but it's no Thomas Kincaide

Posted by: RedMindBlueState


Kinkade >>>>> Rothko.

At least Kinkade throws trees in, and therefore is art.

Posted by: Brother Cavil, Abbot of St. Costello-on-the-Hurlingbone at August 21, 2017 10:17 AM (AM1GF)

76
Picture Jaspers are far more interesting and beautiful -- trust me on this one.

http://worldofjaspers.com

Posted by: Krebs v Carnot: Epic Battle of the Cycling Stars (TM) at August 21, 2017 10:17 AM (XaO9F)

77 How long until the eclipsealypse?
Posted by: Cato


11:39 Central in Dallas. For the start. 1:10 peak.

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 10:17 AM (R+p/Q)

78 Break out the pics that are worse than starring at the eclipse



1. any Lena Dunham

2. Fat vag Rosie

3.

Posted by: Rick in SK at August 21, 2017 10:14 AM


Anything showing them together in a compromising situation.

Posted by: RedMindBlueState at August 21, 2017 10:17 AM (p+Wdc)

79 "It's no Rothko"
-Some Idiot

Shut up.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 10:18 AM (Ckg4U)

80 Posted by: Skandia Recluse at August 21, 2017 10:09 AM (m9X4Y)

Afternoon, good sir. The eclipse is this afternoon.
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Business insider has a map. One of the many links in the link JJ posted. About 70% about ten minutes after noon local. Mostly I was checking the focus of the fresnel lens I thought to use.

Posted by: Skandia Recluse at August 21, 2017 10:18 AM (m9X4Y)

81 Someone said forest fire, and I can't un-see that image now.

Posted by: IP at August 21, 2017 10:18 AM (UmSfZ)

82 "Seagrams Mural"


So, that's what barfing a meal of Seagram's 7 and Carrot Chili on an adobe wall looks like....


Interesting.


Posted by: naturalfake at August 21, 2017 10:18 AM (NyJwR)

83 It's no Rothko!

Posted by: Amy Schumer at August 21, 2017 10:18 AM (k+mZh)

84 Posted by: Publius Redux at August 21, 2017 10:16 AM (Fb9aZ)

Almost cancelled the eclipse, too.

Posted by: BignJames at August 21, 2017 10:18 AM (x9c8r)

85 Well, things looked like they were going to go smoothly at the DMV.

Ha ha. Camera system is down for an update. It may come back up in 30 minutes.

Posted by: Mama AJ at August 21, 2017 10:18 AM (YdSkn)

86 >>Kinkade throws trees in, and therefore is art. Posted by: Brother Cavil, Abbot of St. Costello-on-the-Hurlingbone at August 21, 2017 10:17 AM (AM1GF)

Citizen: When referencing Kinkade, "art" is spelled with a capital "A."

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 10:18 AM (Bdeb0)

87 See over at WZ a link to an article where the antifa is itching for a gunfight.

Posted by: Our Country is Screwed at August 21, 2017 10:18 AM (jxbfJ)

88 CBD-

Today starts the Inaugural J Class World Championships in Newport. We went out last night to watch some of them getting ready, a truly awesome site. Art in motion.

http://tinyurl.com/yceor9st

Posted by: JackStraw at August 21, 2017 10:19 AM (/tuJf)

89 See over at WZ a link to an article where the antifa is itching for a gunfight.
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I imagine on their side, they have quite a few illegal "machine" guns.

Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 10:19 AM (vg8iE)

90 I think I commented on the last Rothko you posted that it was a painting of a five year old's rendition of a map of the world.

This current one was done by that five year old's younger brother.

I say that as a semi fan of modern art.

Posted by: Jack Sock at August 21, 2017 10:19 AM (glJL/)

91 I wonder why that is described as "art"...

Posted by: Edward Hopper at August 21, 2017 10:19 AM (ylUqT)

92 you can try to cancel the eclipse but it won't cancel you.

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:19 AM (FKrah)

93 Seagrams? Like Whisky?

Posted by: Strobe at August 21, 2017 10:19 AM (gbWkA)

94 will we all hum blinded by the light.. tonday?

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:20 AM (FKrah)

95 Citizen: When referencing Kinkade, "art" is spelled with a capital "A."

Posted by: Zod


I was referring to the generic "pictures with trees", which is the general small-a art, rather than the specific sublime work of Light, which is large-A Art. Thus this is both art and Art.

Posted by: Brother Cavil, Abbot of St. Costello-on-the-Hurlingbone at August 21, 2017 10:20 AM (AM1GF)

96 And I will be glad when this eclipse is done, over, gone, past.

I'm so fucking sick of hearing about it and I'm especially sick of hearing all the idiocy surrounding it.

Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 10:20 AM (vg8iE)

97 She is hawt!

Posted by: Rohrschach at August 21, 2017 10:20 AM (/qEW2)

98 bicentennialguy , probably pid with our missing tax dollars

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:20 AM (FKrah)

99 Remember Jerry Lewis at the end of the Labor Day telethon? I wouldn't watch most of it, but I always tuned in at the end to watch him unshaven and bleary eyed, smoking a zillion cigarettes, looking like he was about to collapse of exhaustion any second...

Posted by: Donna and V sez the Brewers bats have risen at August 21, 2017 10:21 AM (ZM2xo)

100 It must depict hell

Posted by: Dante "The Man" Alighieri at August 21, 2017 10:21 AM (ylUqT)

101 will we all hum blinded by the light.. tonday?

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:20 AM


Since no one seems to know the correct lyrics, we probably will.

Posted by: RedMindBlueState at August 21, 2017 10:21 AM (p+Wdc)

102 From late in the last thread: I'm inclined to believe, given the frenzy about the total solar eclipse (and the general populace's lack of imagination), that almost every black kitten or puppy born or adopted this week will be named "Eclipse."

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at August 21, 2017 10:21 AM (jTUfG)

103 bicentennialguy , probably pid with our missing tax dollars
========

No doubt. Isn't everything nefarious funded with our tax dollars?

Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 10:21 AM (vg8iE)

104 total eclipse of the heart..

pretty good tune, I will hum that instead.

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:21 AM (FKrah)

105 Sniper in an orange gillie suit at 12 o'clock

Posted by: Strobe at August 21, 2017 10:22 AM (gbWkA)

106 We saw the Rothkos at the Philips Collection, and yes, the original canvas is breathtaking. They purposefully put them in a small room off the main exhibit hall, so that only a few people could go in at a time, and that makes a difference in viewing them.

For those in the DC area, Phillips has an exhibit on Renoir's Luncheon of the Boating Party that will begin in October. It should be good.

Posted by: moki at August 21, 2017 10:22 AM (V+V48)

107 78 Break out the pics that are worse than starring at the eclipse



1. any Lena Dunham

2. Fat vag Rosie

3.

Posted by: Rick in SK at August 21, 2017 10:14 AM

Anything showing them together in a compromising situation.
Posted by: RedMindBlueState at August 21, 2017 10:17 AM (p+Wdc)


3. Chelsea Clinton
4. Chelsea Bradley Manning
5. Bruce Jenner's nude Sports Illustrated cover
6. TrigglyPuff

Posted by: Our Country is Screwed at August 21, 2017 10:22 AM (jxbfJ)

108 Why can't organizations wrongly targeted by SPLC take them to court for libel?

Posted by: Semi-engaged Scroller at August 21, 2017 10:22 AM (LQLeS)

109 bicentennial, we've become real cynics the last years ,yes?

still wanna know where that 6 billion missing from Hillary's stash went.

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:22 AM (FKrah)

110 Ok, so I'm supposed to stare at the sun, let my eyes go out of focus, and then some 3D image will appear. Do I have that right?

Posted by: Duke Lowell at August 21, 2017 10:22 AM (gC2IV)

111 101 will we all hum blinded by the light.. tonday?

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:20 AM

Since no one seems to know the correct lyrics, we probably will.
Posted by: RedMindBlueState at August 21, 2017 10:21 AM (p+Wdc)

Quit being a douche.

Posted by: Jack Sock at August 21, 2017 10:23 AM (glJL/)

112 Maybe it was produced by RothCo, not Rothko.

RothCo. For all your rothy needs. (Not to be confused with WrothCo, WrathCo, Rocky Rococo, ricotta cheese, or Rock Papal Schizos.)

(I'm in a weird mood today.)

Posted by: Cor McLancemick at August 21, 2017 10:23 AM (E8h7E)

113 >>the specific sublime work of Light, which is large-A Art. Thus this is both art and Art. Posted by: Brother Cavil, Abbot of St. Costello-on-the-Hurlingbone at August 21, 2017 10:20 AM (AM1GF)

Message received and understood. Naturally, one cannot be overcautious in protecting The Master.

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 10:23 AM (Bdeb0)

114 Luncheon of the Boating Party


I thought the Donners were in wagons?

Posted by: IP at August 21, 2017 10:23 AM (UmSfZ)

115
Wrapped up like a douche...

Posted by: Krebs v Carnot: Epic Battle of the Cycling Stars (TM) at August 21, 2017 10:23 AM (XaO9F)

116 Remember Jerry Lewis at the end of the Labor Day telethon? I wouldn't watch most of it, but I always tuned in at the end to watch him unshaven and bleary eyed, smoking a zillion cigarettes, looking like he was about to collapse of exhaustion any second...

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Like a salmon after reaching the spawning grounds, if salmons chain-smoked.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 21, 2017 10:23 AM (c8EhQ)

117 well, some jet just flew super loud and low over this part of Md/DC

Posted by: andrew jarbacka at August 21, 2017 10:23 AM (DQdye)

118 bicentennial, we've become real cynics the last years ,yes?

still wanna know where that 6 billion missing from Hillary's stash went.
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It's not cynicism if you're right!

Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 10:23 AM (vg8iE)

119 And I will be glad when this eclipse is done, over, gone, past.

I'm so fucking sick of hearing about it and I'm especially sick of hearing all the idiocy surrounding it.

Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 10:20 AM (vg8iE)



You may not be interested in the eclipse,

but the eclipse is interested in you.


At the appointed time of complete solar coverage, the moon will reveal it's secret face.

And the end of the world will begin!!!

Posted by: naturalfake at August 21, 2017 10:23 AM (NyJwR)

120 It is evocative of...

[ ] A Sandstorm in Hell
[ ] Uncared-for Rust
[ ] The Era
[x] A Guy with too many brushes and too few colors

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 10:23 AM (Ckg4U)

121 well if you are into orange , perhaps that would be good on a thousand copies of tile for a interesting bathroom shower.

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:24 AM (FKrah)

122 Sitting in the dentist's chair with just-cleaned teeth. Waiting for the doc.

Clouds are moving in, of course, to hide the eclipse.

Posted by: mindful webworker on the move at August 21, 2017 10:24 AM (5fXFG)

123 I think the SPLC actually has the Nation of Islam listed as a terrorist group. Sort of surprising.

Posted by: Brunnhilde at August 21, 2017 10:24 AM (aW5/6)

124 How many hippies at burning man will be blind by the end of today?

Posted by: Strobe at August 21, 2017 10:24 AM (gbWkA)

125 will we all hum blinded by the light.. tonday?



Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:20 AM



Since no one seems to know the correct lyrics, we probably will.

Posted by: RedMindBlueState at August 21, 2017 10:21 AM (p+Wdc)



Quit being a douche.

Posted by: Jack Sock at August 21, 2017 10:23 AM


*golf clap*

Posted by: RedMindBlueState at August 21, 2017 10:24 AM (p+Wdc)

126 Ok, so I'm supposed to stare at the sun, let my eyes go out of focus, and then some 3D image will appear. Do I have that right?

Posted by: Duke Lowell


Won't see much of anything, actually...

Posted by: Brother Cavil, Abbot of St. Costello-on-the-Hurlingbone at August 21, 2017 10:24 AM (AM1GF)

127 Son of a bitch keeps stealing our samples!

Posted by: Sherwin-Williams at August 21, 2017 10:25 AM (0mRoj)

128 It's a fraud.
This is really a framed screen capture offered by Chelsea's Gyno.

Posted by: Under Fire at August 21, 2017 10:25 AM (mcI77)

129 redstate, dressed like a douche a roamer of the night?

lol
we can make it up as we go.

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:25 AM (FKrah)

130 And the end of the world will begin!!!
Posted by: naturalfake at August 21, 2017 10:23 AM (NyJwR)

Good. Long overdue if you ask me.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 10:26 AM (0mRoj)

131 Deep focus!

Posted by: Elaine's Boss at August 21, 2017 10:26 AM (jTUfG)

132 Get rid of the Rothko and put up Pocohontas and Doug Wilder instead.

Posted by: Tim Kaine at August 21, 2017 10:26 AM (FTlwv)

133 Alternate title:

"Sunday in the Park" by Georges Seurat

After restoration by Dona Cecilia Gimenez*


*of Potato Jesus fame

Posted by: Cleophus James at August 21, 2017 10:26 AM (Ho29X)

134 redstate, dressed like a douche a roamer of the night?



lol

we can make it up as we go.

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:25 AM


Dressed, wrapped up....it's all the same.

Posted by: Christo at August 21, 2017 10:26 AM (p+Wdc)

135 Kris,

I am away from my home PC. When I return I'll give you the source.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at August 21, 2017 10:26 AM (4URQV)

136 Art? Or a half-finished paint removal.

Seriously, looks like random scrapings of paint from a canvas.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards at August 21, 2017 10:26 AM (xJa6I)

137 And I will be glad when this eclipse is done, over, gone, past.

I'm so fucking sick of hearing about it and I'm especially sick of hearing all the idiocy surrounding it.


This, too, is the story of Obama.

Posted by: Lance McCormick at August 21, 2017 10:26 AM (E8h7E)

138 is that batman in the painting?

Posted by: andrew jarbacka at August 21, 2017 10:26 AM (DQdye)

139 Remember, to bang pots and pans loudly to scare away the dragon eating the sun or we'll all die!

Posted by: Strobe at August 21, 2017 10:26 AM (gbWkA)

140 Have there been any traffic reports? I didn't think to look. If people are still on the highway trying to get there, I don't think they are going to make it in time.

Posted by: Skandia Recluse at August 21, 2017 10:27 AM (m9X4Y)

141 Now I feel like painting.

Posted by: kallisto at August 21, 2017 10:27 AM (7l5V0)

142 I remember this work, actually.

I called it "wiping".

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 10:27 AM (Ckg4U)

143 I was hoping Obama and Obama would just kick back and enjoy the wealth /mess he has made. chuckling at the misery. but I do believe at this point they are working harder than ever before in their lives.

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:27 AM (FKrah)

144 Antifa Whitehouse petition - 157,007 as of six minutes ago.

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 10:27 AM (R+p/Q)

145 96 And I will be glad when this eclipse is done, over, gone, past.

I'm so fucking sick of hearing about it and I'm especially sick of hearing all the idiocy surrounding it.
Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 10:20 AM (vg8iE)

I think it's a cool event, but the idiocy around it has been astounding.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 10:27 AM (0mRoj)

146 ack, Obama and Hillary*

er, uhm. kicks sand

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:28 AM (FKrah)

147 Alternate title: Standing-Up-In-The-Kitchen-From-A Kneel-And-Cracking- Your-Crown-On-The Underside-Of-An-Open-Cabinet-Door-Pain: A Study.

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 10:28 AM (Bdeb0)

148 Rothko didn't come up with his scam until the 50's . Before that he tried to be like Miro or Picasso.

Posted by: Jack Sock at August 21, 2017 10:28 AM (glJL/)

149 This should be very appropriate music to play during the total eclipse.

Bonus! It lasts just about as long as the typical total eclipse:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XMWRTpA51Dw



Serving all your prog music eclipse needs.

Your welcome!

Posted by: naturalfake at August 21, 2017 10:28 AM (NyJwR)

150 141 Now I feel like painting.
Posted by: kallisto at August 21, 2017 10:27 AM (7l5V0)

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Remember, it's not art if you can do it.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 21, 2017 10:28 AM (c8EhQ)

151 THERE'S CANNIBALISM BREAKING OUT ON THE HIGHWAYS!!! THEY'RE EATING EACH OTHER ON THE HIGHWAYS!!!

Posted by: Shep Smith at August 21, 2017 10:28 AM (mcI77)

152 139

Remember, to bang pots and pans loudly to scare away the d
ragon eating the sun or we'll all die!
Posted by: Strobe at August 21, 2017 10:26 AM (gbWkA)

So, typical Monday then.

Posted by: kraken at August 21, 2017 10:28 AM (pL6Vz)

153 Oooooh! A 40 roll bag of toilet paper!

Posted by: Mr. Rothko goes to Costhco at August 21, 2017 10:29 AM (/qEW2)

154 142 I remember this work, actually.

I called it "wiping".
Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 10:27 AM (Ckg4U)

Might want to visit the doctor then.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 10:29 AM (0mRoj)

155 Hard to believe, but New Orleans denizens have beclowned themselves again -- defacing a statue of, wait for it, Joan of Arc: https://tinyurl.com/yb6b3dgj

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at August 21, 2017 10:29 AM (jTUfG)

156 Is that a "what the world looks like after binge drinking Seagram's" painting?

Posted by: PaleRider at August 21, 2017 10:29 AM (8qFZP)

157 >>145
96 And I will be glad when this eclipse is done, over, gone, past.

I'm so fucking sick of hearing about it and I'm especially sick of hearing all the idiocy surrounding it.
Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 10:20 AM (vg8iE)



I think it's a cool event, but the idiocy around it has been astounding. Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 10:27 AM (0mRoj)

You two better hope this isn't the end of the world. If it is, you're the first two to get obsidian-knife de-hearted at the ziggurat's peak.

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 10:29 AM (Bdeb0)

158 For the love of all that is right and good, DO NOT give him ideas. CBD could find worse than that to inflict on our eyes.
Posted by: moki at August 21, 2017 10:12 AM (V+V4
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I'm not sure that that's possible, but I don't want to send him on a mission either. I'll hush!

Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 10:29 AM (UoSKV)

159 THERE'S CANNIBALISM BREAKING OUT ON THE HIGHWAYS!!! THEY'RE EATING EACH OTHER ON THE HIGHWAYS!!!
Posted by: Shep Smith



They're not really "eating" each other Shep.
It's called "road head".

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 10:30 AM (R+p/Q)

160 Yes, my doctor was concerned. Then I told him that I subsisted on Skittles and Budweiser.

His mind was gently put at-ease.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 10:30 AM (Ckg4U)

161 well I take the eclipse as a tradition, to watch the seasons for holydays and festivals. so I will personally take the eclipse as a time to reflect on my souls state and try to do better.

just my 2 cents. anything could be used as whatever and if it helps you grow that's ok right?

but I will have to Steal someones special glasses to see it.

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:30 AM (FKrah)

162 Very sad about the 10 sailors missing from the USS John McCain. I wish there was hope of finding them, and I pray that I'm wrong here, but in my experience "missing at sea" usually means they're already dead.

I've been through the Straits of Malacca before. It's a confined space with a lot of ships going through t high speeds. It basically feels like playing Frogger on the water. Very dangerous place.

Posted by: Bigg Darklighter at August 21, 2017 10:30 AM (rX06+)

163 Meh, it's no Ronco™!

Posted by: Popeil at August 21, 2017 10:30 AM (lHb9q)

164 Seagram's and 7-Up?

Posted by: Cicero Boom chicka boom Kaboom! Kid at August 21, 2017 10:30 AM (LjG7N)

165 Antifa Whitehouse petition - 157,007 as of six minutes ago.
============

What was really depressing was seeing "The Most Popular" petitions while at that site.

One was "ZOMG!!! Confiscate all of Trump's Wealth Like Yesterday!!" and the other was "Confiscate Trump's Hotels!! ZOMG!!! Emoluments!!!" Both with nearly half a million signatures.

Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 10:30 AM (vg8iE)

166 155 Hard to believe, but New Orleans denizens have beclowned themselves again -- defacing a statue of, wait for it, Joan of Arc: https://tinyurl.com/yb6b3dgj
Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at August 21, 2017 10:29 AM (jTUfG)

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Slaveowner.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 21, 2017 10:30 AM (c8EhQ)

167 100 It must depict hell

Posted by: Dante "The Man" Alighieri at August 21, 2017 10:21 AM (ylUqT)

Southern California after someone tossed the remains of a smothering spiff out the window.

(I'd say a cigarette butt, but it is my understanding that nobody smokes in LA. Or walks either.)

Posted by: Donna and V sez the Brewers bats have risen at August 21, 2017 10:30 AM (ZM2xo)

168 I remember this work, actually.

I called it "wiping".
Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 10:27 AM (Ckg4U)

Might want to visit the doctor then.
Posted by: Insomniac



Or quit visiting Chipotle.

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 10:30 AM (R+p/Q)

169 Co-worker was bummed she didn't have eclipse glasses for her kids on Friday. She was pleading on a company wide email for them.
I replied "use your iPhone, Selfie mode, over your shoulder.."
Reacted like I was a genius, and all I could think was "Duh, some people".



Posted by: IP at August 21, 2017 10:31 AM (UmSfZ)

170 You two better hope this isn't the end of the world. If it is, you're the first two to get obsidian-knife de-hearted at the ziggurat's peak.
Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 10:29 AM (Bdeb0)

Piffle. Besides, I've been openly cheering the arrival of the Apocalypse, in case you hadn't noticed.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 10:31 AM (0mRoj)

171 Towns running out of gasoline along the path of total darkness. Dogs and cats living together - total anarchy!

Posted by: Strobe at August 21, 2017 10:31 AM (gbWkA)

172 I remember this work, actually.

I called it "wiping".
Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 10:27 AM (Ckg4U)

Might want to visit the doctor then.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 10:29 AM (0mRoj)
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It'll be fine. Trust me.

Posted by: Shep! at August 21, 2017 10:31 AM (vg8iE)

173 ..."Or quit visiting Chipotle."
-Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 10:30 AM (R+p/Q)

No longer. Skittles and Budweiser.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 10:31 AM (Ckg4U)

174 It is my understanding that the Joan of Arc statue is widely beloved by New Orleans residents, who call it "Joannie on a Pony."

Posted by: Donna and V sez the Brewers bats have risen at August 21, 2017 10:31 AM (ZM2xo)

175 They thought slavery would eventually become unprofitable and wither away. Ironically, it was the invention of the cotton gin by a Yankee, Eli Whitney, that gave slavery a whole new lease on life.

Posted by: Donna and V sez the Brewers bats have risen at August 21, 2017 10:10 AM (ZM2xo)


Whitney Houston invented the Gin Rickey?

Posted by: Cicero Boom chicka boom Kaboom! Kid at August 21, 2017 10:32 AM (LjG7N)

176 169 Co-worker was bummed she didn't have eclipse glasses for her kids on Friday. She was pleading on a company wide email for them.
I replied "use your iPhone, Selfie mode, over your shoulder.."
Reacted like I was a genius, and all I could think was "Duh, some people".

Posted by: IP at August 21, 2017

*
*
I have a feeling that iPhone is not going to be long for this world.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at August 21, 2017 10:32 AM (jTUfG)

177 174 It is my understanding that the Joan of Arc statue is widely beloved by New Orleans residents, who call it "Joannie on a Pony."
Posted by: Donna and V sez the Brewers bats have risen at August 21, 2017 10:31 AM (ZM2xo)

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Ha. They can't tell a pony from a high horse.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 21, 2017 10:32 AM (c8EhQ)

178 Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at August 21, 2017 10:26 AM (4URQV)

Thanks. No hurry.

Posted by: Kris at August 21, 2017 10:32 AM (nwqNw)

179 could be urinary output with a failing liver?

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:33 AM (FKrah)

180
every black kitten or puppy born or adopted this week will be named "Eclipse."

Eclipse a mouse.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 21, 2017 10:33 AM (IqV8l)

181 174 It is my understanding that the Joan of Arc statue is widely beloved by New Orleans residents, who call it "Joannie on a Pony."

Posted by: Donna and V sez the Brewers bats have risen at August 21, 2017

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They're raising funds for the Chachi statue as we speak.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at August 21, 2017 10:33 AM (jTUfG)

182 88 ... JackStraw, Thanks for the link to the J class boats. What a lovey sight of graceful machines.

Posted by: JTB at August 21, 2017 10:33 AM (V+03K)

183 155 Hard to believe, but New Orleans denizens have beclowned themselves again -- defacing a statue of, wait for it, Joan of Arc: https://tinyurl.com/yb6b3dgj
Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at August 21, 2017 10:29 AM (jTUfG)

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Slaveowner.
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 21, 2017 10:30 AM (c8EhQ)

Time to reread the parts of Byzantine history relative to the Iconoclasts... then on to the Muslim Savages in the 7th through the 9th centuries... then on to the Red Guard and the Bolsheviks in Russia...

History could inform people, but we are too busy doing nothing but daily stuff.

Posted by: kraken at August 21, 2017 10:33 AM (pL6Vz)

184 i'm still waiting for mt rushmore to be bombed mush like Taliban and isis do.
or Arlington to be dug up.

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:34 AM (FKrah)

185 So my dentist appointment today is timed for the peak of the eclipse.

What could go wrong?

Posted by: Barack Obama is a bad, bad man at August 21, 2017 10:34 AM (ylUqT)

186 Looks like a dragon letting loose.

Posted by: josephistan at August 21, 2017 10:34 AM (7HtZB)

187 History could inform people, but we are too busy doing nothing but daily stuff.
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If only there was more gay sex in history, then people would know much more about it.

Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 10:34 AM (vg8iE)

188 Weather calls for one long cloud to cover US from Oregon to S.C. today.

Posted by: Corona at August 21, 2017 10:34 AM (iHfWH)

189 Is WhatWhatWhat still around? I had an answer for him regarding moving:

I also moved to Colorado from New York. There are two things it has going for it: scenery and weather. I love the drier climate and even when it snows hard it evaporates very quickly. I can't state enough how pleasant it is to live in a climate where the humidity doesnt suck the fucking life out of you.

The people though I don't much care for. There's a distinct sea change in personality and culture coming from New York, although in your case there might be less of one since you live in more rural upstate NY.

The older population here can be very friendly. The younger ones are a bunch of pissfuck twatheads. Avoid any interaction with young people if you can. But even with the older generation, the oftentimes laidback, rambling demeanor really grates on my GET TO THE FUCKING POINT NOW New York based attitude. I just called up a Coloradan the other day and what should have been a 5 minute conversation turned into a 2 hour rambling discussion. Jeebus can these people talk.

I can't emphasize this enough, the cultural divide being surrounded by people whose demeanor and personalities are so alien to your own can be a major dealbreaker. While there are a lot of people out here that support Trump, many thought he was a basketcase when really it's the New York personality they couldn't really understand. I talk the same, gruff way that Trump does and it can really turn people off here. Scott Adams even mentioned this same experience, just talking about the weather. Someone would comment that it might rain today, and a New York response would be: "Rain... shit. I need rain like I need a goddamned fucking bullet to the head." Coloradans would consider this deranged behavior. We New Yorkers call it talking.

I also feel Coloradans are... slow. This is just a stereotypical view though, I think we Yankees have a disposition to assume anyone who talks slow is automatically a fucking idiot, although in my case I have decided a lot a Coloradans really are fucking idiots.

Then there's the rapidly increasing cost of living and the inflow of asshole transplants from other states who are also equally fucking idiots. It;s something you need to consider. The scenery is great yes, but compared to upstate NY, you are likely going to lose money in terms of cost of living, and you will definitely feel alone. It can be much harder to make friends here because of cultural differences.

Overall I would say stay where you are. In my case, I had no roots so it was easy for me to move, and I don't regret it, because it helped me learn more about myself and what I want in life, and I decided family, and being able to connect to the people around you without overcoming cultural barriers is more important than scenery/climate. To add to that, the mountains DO get boring after a while. I miss the variety of the landscape that only the northeast seems to offer, from oceans and lighthouses to colonial towns to the Adirondacks, especially in the fall.

If you're older I think its better to remain where you have a community of friends and family, even if that means giving up a possible promotional career track.

My two cents.

Posted by: Not a Coloradan at August 21, 2017 10:35 AM (+dsLj)

190 "Isn't everything nefarious funded with our tax dollars?"

Yes. Every thriving business is laundering fiat stolen from the US Federal Budget.

Posted by: Mudd at August 21, 2017 10:35 AM (cfHE9)

191 If it is, you're the first two to get obsidian-knife de-hearted at the ziggurat's peak.

I keep saying that ziggurats are harmful to your heath.

Posted by: The Surgeon General at August 21, 2017 10:35 AM (E8h7E)

192 If I was the commander of an alien fleet, I would have scheduled the earth invasion for today.

Posted by: Duke Lowell at August 21, 2017 10:35 AM (gC2IV)

193 I think it's pretty clear that what's going on right now is that ignorant fascists are going around defacing, damaging and toppling pretty much every statue they see --no matter who. For this we can thank pols like Rubio and Romney and pundits like Krauthammer.

Posted by: JoeF. at August 21, 2017 10:35 AM (7uYFy)

194 any statues of Mother Theresa around?
she did try to suppress abortion , one of the lefts demi god traditions.

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:35 AM (FKrah)

195 Rothko...Dude was a genius.




Posted by: dananjcon at August 21, 2017 10:35 AM (WLK0w)

196 There's really nothing to discuss, because there is no content. 2/3 of the way to the right, there is a blackish blob at top, and a spike beneath it. What can one say about that?

What about Stuart Davis? His stuff is busy, eye-assaultingly colorful, but at least it is interesting and he was an anticommunist.

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 10:36 AM (/qEW2)

197 If only there was more gay sex in history, then people would know much more about it.
Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 10:34 AM (vg8iE)

Right?

Posted by: Sacred Band of Thebes at August 21, 2017 10:36 AM (0mRoj)

198 Somewhere, in a desert, a cowboy staked to the ground by Apaches and being eaten by ants is about to add to his misfortune by going blind.

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 10:36 AM (Bdeb0)

199 It is my understanding that the Joan of Arc statue is widely beloved by New Orleans residents, who call it "Joannie on a Pony."

Posted by: Donna and V sez the Brewers bats have risen at August 21, 2017
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They're raising funds for the Chachi statue as we speak.
Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius



The broad who was arrested for pulling down that one statue in Durham last week has put out a plea for cash help for her arrest and legal fees.

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 10:36 AM (R+p/Q)

200 I'm not sure that that's possible, but I don't want to send him on a mission either. I'll hush!



Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 10:29 AM


Now you've done it...

Posted by: RedMindBlueState at August 21, 2017 10:36 AM (p+Wdc)

201 looks like rosie odonnels' stool sample.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at August 21, 2017 10:36 AM (KP5rU)

202 150 . I meant the wimdowsills in my living room. :-) Actually I am an artist but haven't picked up a paintbrush in a long time.

Posted by: kallisto at August 21, 2017 10:36 AM (7l5V0)

203 That painting reminds me of a scene in the movie "The Black Hole". At the end of the movie it shows the main bad guy robot standing in hell. Hell looks like the Rothko painting.

Posted by: Duke of Righteous WTF? at August 21, 2017 10:37 AM (T71PA)

204 It is my understanding that the Joan of Arc statue is widely beloved by New Orleans residents, who call it "Joannie on a Pony."

Posted by: Donna and V sez the Brewers

Riding the baloney pony

Posted by: Rick in SK at August 21, 2017 10:37 AM (FZYNt)

205 "Isn't everything nefarious funded with our tax dollars?"

Yes. Every thriving business is laundering fiat stolen from the US Federal Budget.

Posted by: Mudd at August 21, 2017 10:35 AM (cfHE9)

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I'm just really bitter and resentful no one taught me how to get in on it.

Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 10:37 AM (vg8iE)

206 The broad who was arrested for pulling down that one statue in Durham last week has put out a plea for cash help for her arrest and legal fees.
Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 10:36 AM (R+p/Q)

what she doesn't want to be a martyr . exceptiong consequence for doing something so hornorable?

what a grifter.

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:37 AM (FKrah)

207
It is my understanding that the Joan of Arc statue is widely beloved by New Orleans residents, who call it "Joannie on a Pony."

Posted by: Donna and V sez the Brewers bats have risen at August 21, 2017
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They're raising funds for the Chachi statue as we speak.
Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius


Noah of Arc

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 21, 2017 10:37 AM (IqV8l)

208 accepting* FCOL!

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:38 AM (FKrah)

209 Riding the baloney pony

Posted by: Rick in SK at August 21, 2017 10:37 AM (FZYNt)

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Wait for me!! Lemme get my spurs and chaps!

Posted by: Shep! at August 21, 2017 10:38 AM (vg8iE)

210 no idea why my mind flashed to Pelosi .

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:38 AM (FKrah)

211 Time to reread the parts of Byzantine history relative to the Iconoclasts... then on to the Muslim Savages in the 7th through the 9th centuries... then on to the Red Guard and the Bolsheviks in Russia...

History could inform people, but we are too busy doing nothing but daily stuff.
Posted by: kraken at August 21, 2017 10:33 AM (pL6Vz)

Byzantine history is very interesting. I once read an article that theorized that the development of Islamic ban on images was actually the result of a propaganda war with Byzantium.

Posted by: Kris at August 21, 2017 10:38 AM (nwqNw)

212 Time to reread the parts of Byzantine history relative to the Iconoclasts... then on to the Muslim Savages in the 7th through the 9th centuries... then on to the Red Guard and the Bolsheviks in Russia...

History could inform people, but we are too busy doing nothing but daily stuff.

Posted by: kraken at August 21, 2017 10:33 AM (pL6Vz)




History is being rewritten to fit the agenda

Posted by: TheQuietMan at August 21, 2017 10:39 AM (493sH)

213 Don't Mormons believe that you get your own planet when you die? Here's to hoping Mitt gets Hoth and McMuffin gets Alderaan.

Posted by: Bigg Darklighter at August 21, 2017 10:39 AM (rX06+)

214

NASA has some great links, and a livestream page for the eclipse for anyone interested.

have fun today
turn the frown into a smile

https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/eclipse-live-stream

https://www.nasa.gov/eclipselive/#NASA+TV+Public+Channel

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 10:39 AM (fceHP)

215 who call it "Joannie on a Pony."
Posted by: Donna and V sez the Brewers bats have risen at August 21, 2017 10:31 AM (ZM2xo)

I used to play that game with a girlfriend back in college

Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 21, 2017 10:39 AM (5y11N)

216 "Riding the baloney pony"

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Better than riding the cotton pony.

Posted by: Corona at August 21, 2017 10:39 AM (iHfWH)

217 It's no redhead on a pig ...

Posted by: if we're going to have bizarre "art" at August 21, 2017 10:39 AM (+INtM)

218 I don't know if I would like Rothko more generally. (I don't know much about art.) But I actually like this one.

Posted by: Curmudgeonly Ex-Clerk at August 21, 2017 10:39 AM (TpMXn)

219 damn.
That's some pretty violent imagery there. A forest wildfire.

But why in Seagrams? "Hey guys, this is what happens when you get drunk and set fire to a national park"? Is that really what they want in the fuckin' lobby or something?

Posted by: Alcoholic Asshole Shut In at August 21, 2017 10:39 AM (CPk08)

220 Hard to believe, but New Orleans denizens have beclowned themselves again -- defacing a statue of, wait for it, Joan of Arc: https://tinyurl.com/yb6b3dgj

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius


She was a racist. She never dated a black man.

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 10:40 AM (/qEW2)

221 >>JackStraw, Thanks for the link to the J class boats. What a lovey sight of graceful machines.

I will post more links if I can find some good sailing coverage. These are some of the most beautiful boats in the world in my opinion. I'm heading down to Beavertail Park this afternoon to see if I can see them racing.

They are also insanely expensive and owned by some of the richest people in the world. To give you an idea, here is the "mother ship" for one of the boats. It's also docked in Newport right next to to the J boat that is part of the team. The owner is Jim Clark, one of the founders of Netscape and Silicon Graphics.

http://tinyurl.com/n4n4jq

Posted by: JackStraw at August 21, 2017 10:40 AM (/tuJf)

222 I used to play that game with a girlfriend back in collegePosted by: Nevergiveup at August 21, 2017 10:39 AM (5y11N)


You went to college with Joan of Arc?

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 10:40 AM (iVOAv)

223 She was a racist. She never dated a black man.
Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 10:40 AM (/qEW2)
_____


But, man, later in life she was.. HOT!

Posted by: IP at August 21, 2017 10:40 AM (UmSfZ)

224 "Riding the baloney pony"

====

Better than riding the cotton pony.
Posted by: Corona



Aka, Ruined Weekend.

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 10:41 AM (R+p/Q)

225 213 Don't Mormons believe that you get your own planet when you die? Here's to hoping Mitt gets Hoth and McMuffin gets Alderaan.
Posted by: Bigg Darklighter at August 21, 2017 10:39 AM (rX06+)


My own planet?
.......reconsiders his atheism...........

Posted by: Alcoholic Asshole Shut In at August 21, 2017 10:41 AM (CPk08)

226 Aka, Ruined Weekend.
Posted by: rickb223

blowjobs only

Posted by: Rick in SK at August 21, 2017 10:41 AM (FZYNt)

227 Besides, Joan of Arc was a cross-dresser and a fearless girl who fought white Englishmen. Plus, the statue was a gift from France. You'd think those would be points in her favor among the SJWs.

My bet is that the antifa scum who defaced it just thought it was another white confederate statue. I doubt those assholes even know who Joan of Arc was.

Posted by: Donna and V sez the Brewers bats have risen at August 21, 2017 10:42 AM (ZM2xo)

228 I could have appreciated this pic a lot more at 3am, when my vision was as blurry as the painting.

Posted by: GnuBreed, still deplorable after all these months at August 21, 2017 10:42 AM (6jaju)

229 Better than riding the cotton pony.

Posted by: Corona
____


Aka, Ruined Weekend.
Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 10:41 AM (R+p/Q)
_____


Well, no, not always.. j/s

Posted by: IP at August 21, 2017 10:42 AM (UmSfZ)

230 I doubt those assholes even know who Joan of Arc was.
Posted by: Donna and V sez the Brewers bats have risen

wasn't she on Knots Landing?

Posted by: Rick in SK at August 21, 2017 10:43 AM (FZYNt)

231 They don't even know what they're defacing, Donna V.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 10:43 AM (Ckg4U)

232 220 Hard to believe, but New Orleans denizens have beclowned themselves again -- defacing a statue of, wait for it, Joan of Arc: https://tinyurl.com/yb6b3dgj

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius

She was a racist. She never dated a black man.

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 10:40 AM (/qEW2

May I suggest, She was a racist. She never was a black man's baby mamma?

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 21, 2017 10:44 AM (ZTRlp)

233 I wish I could figure out what this is supposed to be. That leaning tower of Pisa thing is distracting.

And embiggening this only makes it all look worse.

I guess it's what he saw after drinking a bottle of Seagrams? Idk

Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 10:44 AM (DAcPP)

234 I think it's a cool event, but the idiocy around it has been astounding.

Posted by: Insomniac


The idiocy around EVERYTHING is astounding these days. That's what happens when the world is run by and for idiots.

Posted by: Brother Cavil, Abbot of St. Costello-on-the-Hurlingbone at August 21, 2017 10:44 AM (AM1GF)

235 If you think Rothko is bad, check out Kenneth Noland. I was assured by my art history professor that he was as great a talent as Rembrandt.

Back in the 70's they had a Kenneth Noland retrospective at the Toledo Museum of Art. One of the paintings was hung upside down, and nobody noticed until the last day of the exhibition.

Posted by: Toad-O at August 21, 2017 10:45 AM (cct0t)

236 My two cents.
Posted by: Not a Coloradan at August 21, 2017 10:35 AM (+dsLj)

Thank you for the info! I have heard that it's easy to move within a region (South, NE, Western States, Midwest, etc.) but difficult to become at home in a new region. You confirmed! I'm from the Midwest, and I speak too plainly for here; just my nature. Maybe I need to move to NY, huh?

Posted by: BarcelonaCarmen at August 21, 2017 10:45 AM (RHjCR)

237 So I see we've peeved CBD and are being punished accordingly.

Posted by: alexthechick - a manatee life for me at August 21, 2017 10:45 AM (mf5HN)

238 There were trees before the fire started.

Posted by: Duke Lowell at August 21, 2017 10:46 AM (gC2IV)

239 "Islamic ban on images"

muslims have nothing in common but islam and hate. want them to think muhamed looked just like them.

Remember. Put the ham in muhamed.

Posted by: Mudd at August 21, 2017 10:46 AM (cfHE9)

240 I see no one has asked the larger question of why CBD was determined to give us a Rothko today.

Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 10:46 AM (DAcPP)

241 "So I see we've peeved CBD and are being punished accordingly."
-Posted by: alexthechick - a manatee life for me at August 21, 2017 10:45 AM (mf5HN)

To be fair?

He's no Rothko.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 10:46 AM (Ckg4U)

242 194 any statues of Mother Theresa around?
she did try to suppress abortion , one of the lefts demi god traditions.
Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:35 AM (FKrah)

Very very few. I think she only authorized a couple.

One is in the Catholic Church I attend. It is the exact height that she was.

Posted by: Our Country is Screwed at August 21, 2017 10:46 AM (jxbfJ)

243 If you think Rothko is bad, check out Kenneth Noland.


Nobody thinks Rothko is bad.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 21, 2017 10:46 AM (c8EhQ)

244 227 Besides, Joan of Arc was a cross-dresser and a fearless girl who fought white Englishmen. Plus, the statue was a gift from France. You'd think those would be points in her favor among the SJWs.

My bet is that the antifa scum who defaced it just thought it was another white confederate statue. I doubt those assholes even know who Joan of Arc was.
Posted by: Donna and V sez the Brewers bats have risen at August 21, 2017 10:42 AM (ZM2xo)


Guys, guys guys: she was a theocrat who propped up a patriarchal, racist (but I repeat myself) power structure. Joan was ACTUALLY a reactionary lacky of the imperialist French state, that later colonized much of Africa, participated in the North American genocide and collaborated with the Nazis.

Get it straight, OK?

Posted by: Alcoholic Asshole Shut In at August 21, 2017 10:47 AM (CPk08)

245 Kenneth Noland


oh THAT guy.. ;;;barf;;;

Posted by: IP at August 21, 2017 10:47 AM (UmSfZ)

246 240 I see no one has asked the larger question of why CBD was determined to give us a Rothko today.

Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 10:46 AM (DAcPP)

---------------

The Yankees lost...again.

Posted by: Duke Lowell at August 21, 2017 10:47 AM (gC2IV)

247 >>232
220 Hard to believe, but New Orleans denizens have beclowned themselves
again -- defacing a statue of, wait for it, Joan of Arc:
https://tinyurl.com/yb6b3dgj

Dear President Trump: Please allow the North Koreans to be made aware via backchannels that New Orleans, Philadelphia, and Baltimore are sites of the absolute greatest strategic significance to the U.S. national security posture. Thanks.

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 10:47 AM (Bdeb0)

248 Byzantine history is very interesting. I once read an article that theorized that the development of Islamic ban on images was actually the result of a propaganda war with Byzantium.

I've wondered if iconoclasm came from Byzantine defeats at the hands of the Muslims who rejected all representations of people, holy or not. "God favors them, smash the icons so He'll return His favor to us!"

Posted by: Rob Crawford at August 21, 2017 10:47 AM (6wNeY)

249 I think it's a cool event, but the idiocy around it has been astounding.

Posted by: Insomniac


I haven't been so excited about anything since Y2K.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 21, 2017 10:48 AM (c8EhQ)

250 ... and THAT'S how you do it, kids. None of that Carnival of Color sponsored by The Home Depot horse-shit.

You. Are. Welcome.

Posted by: Mark Rothko at August 21, 2017 10:48 AM (oMc1W)

251 Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 10:44 AM (DAcPP)

It's not supposed to be anything. It's purpose is to invoke a mood. That mood is stimulated by the color combinations, the application of the paint and the size of the work. As someone said above, these are meant to be experienced in person. Abstract Expressionism is conceptual and emotional, not representational.

Posted by: Kris at August 21, 2017 10:48 AM (nwqNw)

252 Spain now saying they caught the Barcelona jihadi...

Posted by: McCool at August 21, 2017 10:48 AM (KvRqW)

253 238 There were trees before the fire started.
Posted by: Duke Lowell at August 21, 2017 10:46 AM (gC2IV)


This one counts because you can actually see one right in the middle there. Definitely art.

The cabin probably got consumed.

Posted by: Alcoholic Asshole Shut In at August 21, 2017 10:48 AM (CPk08)

254 The Yankees lost...again.
Posted by: Duke Lowell at August 21, 2017 10:47 AM (gC2IV)
----------

Thank you. I wasn't going to mention it, but I'm glad you did.

Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 10:48 AM (DAcPP)

255 236 My two cents.
Posted by: Not a Coloradan at August 21, 2017 10:35 AM (+dsLj)

Thank you for the info! I have heard that it's easy to move within a region (South, NE, Western States, Midwest, etc.) but difficult to become at home in a new region. You confirmed! I'm from the Midwest, and I speak too plainly for here; just my nature. Maybe I need to move to NY, huh?
Posted by: BarcelonaCarmen at August 21, 2017 10:45 AM (RHjCR)

Why would you want to move to NY - that oppressive abyss?

Come to NH and help make it more red. No income tax, no sales tax (but we do have high property tax). Friendly gun laws, good economy, and the microbreweries around here are fantastic.

Posted by: Our Country is Screwed at August 21, 2017 10:49 AM (jxbfJ)

256 I think it's a cool event, but the idiocy around it has been astounding.
Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 10:27 AM (0mRoj)


It is a cool event.

Just because some on the left have embraced it is an odd reason not to enjoy it.

I see all type of people enjoying it. Any reason to enjoy life with family and friends is fine by me.

Americans are known for having fun.

Letting the left ruin your life is a horrible choice.

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 10:49 AM (fceHP)

257
It's not supposed to be anything. It's purpose is to invoke a mood. That mood is stimulated by the color combinations, the application of the paint and the size of the work. As someone said above, these are meant to be experienced in person. Abstract Expressionism is conceptual and emotional, not representational.
Posted by: Kris at August 21, 2017 10:48 AM (nwqNw)


Nope. It's a forest fire.

Posted by: Alcoholic Asshole Shut In at August 21, 2017 10:49 AM (CPk08)

258 Spain now saying they caught the Barcelona jihadi...


Have they figured out a motive yet?

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 21, 2017 10:49 AM (c8EhQ)

259 254 The Yankees lost...again.
Posted by: Duke Lowell at August 21, 2017 10:47 AM (gC2IV)
----------

Thank you. I wasn't going to mention it, but I'm glad you did.

Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 10:48 AM (DAcPP)


New England is doing their happy dance over this.

Posted by: Our Country is Screwed at August 21, 2017 10:49 AM (jxbfJ)

260 Absolute shit.

You can always tell a Rothko. Looks like the painter drank the paint then shat it on the canvas.

Posted by: Sharkman at August 21, 2017 10:49 AM (pw0qI)

261 You went to college with Joan of Arc?
Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 10:40 AM (iVOAv)

You're confusing him with Vic.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 10:49 AM (0mRoj)

262 Don't Mormons believe that you get your own planet when you die? Here's to hoping Mitt gets Hoth and McMuffin gets Alderaan.

Posted by: Bigg Darklighter


Yes they do. And (Fen, look away, you may not be able to handle this)

They believe God was once a regular man who came from a planet orbiting the star Kolob.

"As man is, so God once was. As God is, so can man become".

And don't forget, Harry Reid is also a Mormon, as well as Orrin Hatch.

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 10:50 AM (/qEW2)

263 My bet is that the antifa scum who defaced it just thought it was another white confederate statue. I doubt those assholes even know who Joan of Arc was.

Posted by: Donna and V sez the Brewers bats have risen at August 21, 2017 10:42 AM (ZM2xo)



They don't care. The uneducated scum is out to destroy everything in its path

Posted by: TheQuietMan at August 21, 2017 10:50 AM (493sH)

264 Spain now saying they caught the Barcelona jihadi...
Posted by: McCool at August 21, 2017 10:48 AM (KvRqW)


I'm curious who the Versaille perp was. I haven't had time to really look at the news today.

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 10:50 AM (fceHP)

265 This is what the eclipse will look like thru your eyelids.

Posted by: Fritz at August 21, 2017 10:50 AM (2Mnv1)

266 >>It's not supposed to be anything. It's purpose is to invoke a mood. That mood is stimulated by the color combinations, the application of the paint and the size of the work. As someone said above, these are meant to be experienced in person. Abstract Expressionism is conceptual and emotional, not representational.

Oh it invokes a mood alright. That mood is disgust.

I don't find anything redeeming about this kind of "art". Rule of thumb for me is if I could paint it, it ain't art.

Posted by: JackStraw at August 21, 2017 10:50 AM (/tuJf)

267 Rust never sleeps.

So did somebody pay money for that thing?

Posted by: simplemind at August 21, 2017 10:50 AM (acz+3)

268 "You can always tell a Rothko. Looks like the painter drank the paint then shat it on the canvas."
-Posted by: Sharkman at August 21, 2017 10:49 AM (pw0qI)

He should see a doctor.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 10:50 AM (Ckg4U)

269 This Rothco should be called "Conflagration". Or maybe "Leftist Berkeley Protest"?

Posted by: jim at August 21, 2017 10:50 AM (gjGvH)

270 It is a cool event.

Just because some on the left have embraced it is an odd reason not to enjoy it.



But the loss of photons could be devastating to the economy.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 21, 2017 10:51 AM (c8EhQ)

271 Abstract Expressionism is conceptual and emotional, not representational.
Posted by: Kris at August 21, 2017 10:48 AM (nwqNw)
---------
Hmmm, okay, thanks. That tower thing provokes annoyance in me. I wonder if that's what he was going for.

Although I suppose he was going for nothing, or everything.

Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 10:51 AM (DAcPP)

272 They believe God was once a regular man who came from a planet orbiting the star Kolob.





Are there any Cylons involved in this?

Posted by: TheQuietMan at August 21, 2017 10:51 AM (493sH)

273 is that Trump peeking over the horizon???

looks like his eye and hair.

Posted by: The Original REAL Galactic Lord Sir Covfefe at August 21, 2017 10:51 AM (nFwvY)

274 Maybe would have to see it in person, but this 'painting' is doing nothing for me in any shape or form. Looks more like dare I say Yazoo clay stuck to the bottom of a shoe than art.

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 21, 2017 10:51 AM (WjqDo)

275 247 >>232
220 Hard to believe, but New Orleans denizens have beclowned themselves
again -- defacing a statue of, wait for it, Joan of Arc:
https://tinyurl.com/yb6b3dgj

Dear President Trump: Please allow the North Koreans to be made aware via backchannels that New Orleans, Philadelphia, and Baltimore are sites of the absolute greatest strategic significance to the U.S. national security posture. Thanks.
Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 10:47 AM (Bdeb0)


Part of me actually wishes that the Norks actually try to launch something in our direction. This way we can finally end the war.

Posted by: Our Country is Screwed at August 21, 2017 10:51 AM (jxbfJ)

276 Come to NH and help make it more red. No income tax, no sales tax (but we do have high property tax). Friendly gun laws, good economy, and the microbreweries around here are fantastic.

Posted by: Our Country is Screwed at August 21, 2017 10:49 AM (jxbfJ)


And winters from hell. lol

Posted by: Berserker- Dragonheads Division at August 21, 2017 10:52 AM (aMlLZ)

277 The Yankees will make the playoffs, where anything can happen. The bane of big market / big budget teams like the Evil Empire Bosox, to be upended by small budget teams from place like The Bronx.

Posted by: Ignoramus at August 21, 2017 10:52 AM (+7/1f)

278 Rothko Sucks.

Posted by: Butthead at August 21, 2017 10:52 AM (Ckg4U)

279 Wonder if my Wiccan friends are dancing naked around a fire today.
Sweet Mead.. not even once folks, not even once.

Posted by: IP at August 21, 2017 10:52 AM (UmSfZ)

280 The Byzantine Empire existed for around 1000 years... but it was a bloody, tumultuous 1000 years. The Byzantine Empire was an entity built around a unifying principle... the Church.
Do we have a unifying priciple today, in America?

Posted by: kraken at August 21, 2017 10:52 AM (pL6Vz)

281 It's not supposed to be anything. It's purpose is to invoke a mood. That mood is stimulated by the color combinations, the application of the paint and the size of the work.
Posted by: Kris at August 21, 2017 10:48 AM (nwqNw)


Oh yeah ... I was in a "mood" all right when I did this one. My mood was something like "You gelatinous cretins and your prismatic pieces of shit that you call ART can all kiss my burnt orange ass !!!".

Posted by: Mark Rothko at August 21, 2017 10:53 AM (oMc1W)

282 I think I just heard CNN say they were going to interview renowned solar eclipse expert ... Bonnie Tyler?

Posted by: V the K at August 21, 2017 10:53 AM (O7MnT)

283 Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 10:49 AM (fceHP)

The leftist idiocy is just background noise. I'm talking about the ZOMGWE'REALLGONNAGOBLIND!!11!!!1!1!! idiocy, found largely at schools.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 10:53 AM (0mRoj)

284 "It's purpose is to invoke a mood."

Well if that mood is annoyance, then it works for me.

Never been a fan of abstract in any of its iterations. Always feel like the artist is pulling my leg.

Posted by: Pug Mahon at August 21, 2017 10:53 AM (RwwCT)

285 Back in the 70's they had a Kenneth Noland retrospective at the Toledo Museum of Art. One of the paintings was hung upside down, and nobody noticed until the last day of the exhibition.

Posted by: Toad-O


How can a dart board be upside down?

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 10:54 AM (/qEW2)

286 Morons get a planet?
Dibs on Neptune!

Posted by: Roland THTG at August 21, 2017 10:54 AM (QM5S2)

287 230 I doubt those assholes even know who Joan of Arc was.
Posted by: Donna and V sez the Brewers bats have risen

wasn't she on Knots Landing?
Posted by: Rick in SK at August 21, 2017 10:43 AM (FZYNt)

She banged Don Knots?

Posted by: josephistan at August 21, 2017 10:55 AM (7HtZB)

288 Morons get a planet?
Dibs on Neptune!
Posted by: Roland THTG at August 21, 2017 10:54 AM (QM5S2)
______


Shep! wants Uranus.

Posted by: IP at August 21, 2017 10:55 AM (UmSfZ)

289 >>Hmmm, okay, thanks. That tower thing provokes annoyance in me. I wonder if that's what he was going for.

That's not a tower. The painting is actually a close up of Trump's head weasel and that is an errant hair.

Posted by: JackStraw at August 21, 2017 10:55 AM (/tuJf)

290 And don't forget, Harry Reid is also a Mormon, as well as Orrin Hatch.
Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 10:50 AM


What am I, chopped liver?

Posted by: Mikey Lee at August 21, 2017 10:55 AM (ctuyM)

291 The local school board has mysteriously moved the school name change hearing from the brand new large meeting location to a 40 year old rinkydink place might seat 100. This is not by kosher. They don't want anybody there to oppose them. I intend to go because Rush reminded me of something he said (which was posted in the morning news dump, I think. Thank you!). He said '56 founders pledged their lives, fortunes, and sacred honor'. We can do no less. Last night somewhere one of you recommended Winston Smith Memorial for the new name to replace REL high school. I may make that very motion tonight.

Posted by: Eromero at August 21, 2017 10:55 AM (zLDYs)

292 None more orange.

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 10:55 AM (Bdeb0)

293 286 Morons get a planet?
Dibs on Neptune!
Posted by: Roland THTG at August 21, 2017 10:54 AM (QM5S2)

I get Uranus!

Posted by: Hope Solo at August 21, 2017 10:55 AM (7HtZB)

294
You're so vain, you probably think that painting is about you, don't you, don't you?

You flew up to Nova Scotia.....

Posted by: Guy Mohawk at August 21, 2017 10:55 AM (r+sAi)

295 You went to college with Joan of Arc?
Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 10:40 AM (iVOAv)

Well I kinda knew she wasn't jewish

Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 21, 2017 10:55 AM (5y11N)

296 Are most or these Antifadas young people in college or out of it who couldn't get in job in Obamas economy?

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 10:56 AM (iVOAv)

297 It reminds me of an old photograph of a world war one battlefield, except in color.

Posted by: not only not but hell not at August 21, 2017 10:56 AM (eqD/G)

298 Oh thanks, JackStraw. That makes it all better.

Not.

Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 10:56 AM (DAcPP)

299 248 Byzantine history is very interesting. I once read an article that theorized that the development of Islamic ban on images was actually the result of a propaganda war with Byzantium.

I've wondered if iconoclasm came from Byzantine defeats at the hands of the Muslims who rejected all representations of people, holy or not. "God favors them, smash the icons so He'll return His favor to us!"
Posted by: Rob Crawford at August 21, 2017 10:47 AM (6wNeY)

Believe it or not, I'm reading a history of the middle centuries of the Byzantine empire now (By Romilly Jenkins. Odd writing style.). His theory is that the iconoclast campaign started as an expression of the controversy over the nature of Christ (monothelitism -- one person or three?) and moved on to a thesis about whether you could encompass a divine being in an icon. The iconoclasts said no, and acted accordingly. Jenkins holds that the Muslims pitched in as a means of fomenting dissent within the empire.

Posted by: joncelli, Longbow Afficianado and Phalangist at August 21, 2017 10:56 AM (RD7QR)

300 "That's not a tower. The painting is actually a close up of Trump's head weasel and that is an errant hair."
-Posted by: JackStraw at August 21, 2017 10:55 AM (/tuJf)

He should see a doctor.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 10:56 AM (Ckg4U)

301 The Byzantine Empire existed for around 1000 years... but it was a bloody, tumultuous 1000 years. The Byzantine Empire was an entity built around a unifying principle... the Church.


Do we have a unifying priciple today, in America?





EBT

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 10:56 AM (R+p/Q)

302 Posted by: Rob Crawford at August 21, 2017 10:47 AM (6wNeY)

Actually, yes. The Byzantines has suffered a series of defeats and downturns at the same time as Islam's rise and spread. Many blamed it on the cult of icons that was very popular at the time and finally convinced an emperor of their cause. Iconoclasm was mostly prevalent in Constantinople and didn't really take off in the frontiers, but the world lost some incredible works of art because of it. Although Western Europe benefit as many artists migrated west and helped European culture grow out of the Dark Ages.

This illuminated page from a Bible blasts iconoclasm as sacrilege, and compares an Iconclast to those who killed Christ.
tinyurl.com/ycuzay8w

Posted by: Kris at August 21, 2017 10:56 AM (nwqNw)

303 287; gomer banged don knotts. everybody knows that.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at August 21, 2017 10:56 AM (KP5rU)

304 I get Uranus!

Posted by: Hope Solo at August 21, 2017 10:55 AM (7HtZB)
Uranus has already been taken.

Posted by: Buzzsaw at August 21, 2017 10:57 AM (r5KeJ)

305 Looks like the cover of Prairie Fire, by noted author and generally happy man Bill Ayers.

Posted by: OneEyedJack at August 21, 2017 10:57 AM (z79tQ)

306 Somehow people manage to avoid going blind by staring into the sun every day.It's amazing.

Posted by: steevy at August 21, 2017 10:57 AM (rmVvL)

307 273 is that Trump peeking over the horizon???

OK, now I can't NOT see that.

Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017 10:57 AM (ul9CR)

308
Puppet Show

And

Rothko Exhibit

Posted by: Duke Lowell at August 21, 2017 10:57 AM (gC2IV)

309 It's a photorealistic landscape of Saturn. From Rothko's "space" period.

Posted by: Cloyd Freud, Unemployed at August 21, 2017 10:57 AM (398bZ)

310 Sorry. I'm not in a generous or tolerant mood today.
Posted by: JTB at August 21, 2017 10:08 AM


Me either.

Posted by: Hillary! at August 21, 2017 10:58 AM (ctuyM)

311 Morons get a planet?
Dibs on Neptune!
Posted by: Roland THTG



I call Pluto. It matches my cold, black heart.

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 10:58 AM (R+p/Q)

312 This illuminated page from a Bible blasts iconoclasm as sacrilege, and compares an Iconclast to those who killed Christ.
tinyurl.com/ycuzay8w
Posted by: Kris at August 21, 2017 10:56 AM (nwqNw)

Iconoclasts = teh Jooz?

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 10:58 AM (0mRoj)

313 235:
Probably would have been greatly improved if it was backwards (i.e. painted side to the wall).

Posted by: jim at August 21, 2017 10:58 AM (gjGvH)

314 The Byzantine Empire existed for around 1000 years... but it was a bloody, tumultuous 1000 years. The Byzantine Empire was an entity built around a unifying principle... the Church.
Do we have a unifying priciple today, in America?

Posted by: kraken
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Not if you exclude relentless self pleasuring.

Posted by: simplemind at August 21, 2017 10:58 AM (eDC1E)

315 If this were in blues and greens, I'd like it much better. And Trump's errant hair would need to go.

Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 10:58 AM (DAcPP)

316 I tell you what, all you Polychromatic Piss-Heads that wouldn't know a fine piece of Art it if walked up and bit you in the ass ... how about you just buy a print, and then take out you G-D 1" putty knife and spackle a happy little fvckin' tree in the corner somewhere. Hell - use some Titanium White and Phthalo Blue for all I care !!! Go nuts !!!

Posted by: Mark Rothko at August 21, 2017 10:58 AM (oMc1W)

317
All statues must die.

Posted by: antifa communists at August 21, 2017 10:58 AM (r+sAi)

318 Uranus has already been taken.
Posted by: Buzzsaw at August 21, 2017 10:57 AM (r5KeJ)

You ain't just whistlin' dixie. (you could, but there'd be a slight echo)

Posted by: Hope's Brown Eye at August 21, 2017 10:59 AM (z79tQ)

319 247 >>232
220 Hard to believe, but New Orleans denizens have beclowned themselves
again -- defacing a statue of, wait for it, Joan of Arc:
https://tinyurl.com/yb6b3dgj

Dear President Trump: Please allow the North Koreans to be made aware via backchannels that New Orleans, Philadelphia, and Baltimore are sites of the absolute greatest strategic significance to the U.S. national security posture. Thanks.
Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017

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Wait a minute! I'm still marooned here!

(The other two, okay)

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Prisoner of NO at August 21, 2017 10:59 AM (jTUfG)

320 Ya know PDT should announce a Nuclear Eclipse for Afghanistan

Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 21, 2017 10:59 AM (5y11N)

321 I thought Pluto got fired from planeting.

Posted by: Roland THTG at August 21, 2017 10:59 AM (QM5S2)

322
It's not supposed to be anything. It's purpose is to invoke a mood. That mood is stimulated by the color combinations, the application of the paint and the size of the work. As someone said above, these are meant to be experienced in person. Abstract Expressionism is conceptual and emotional, not representational.
Posted by: Kris at August 21, 2017 10:48 AM (nwqNw)

Nope. It's a forest fire.

Posted by: Alcoholic Asshole Shut In at August 21, 2017 10:49 AM (CPk0








A burning Citgo station.

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at August 21, 2017 10:59 AM (veoSD)

323 Do we have a unifying priciple today, in America?

"Everything Sucks."

Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at August 21, 2017 11:00 AM (X6fMO)

324 If you embiggen it and use your imagination it's almost like seeing a far-off, snow-capped mountain range at a distance at sunset with a lone, leaning pine in your line of sight. Seen in that light it's actually kind of melancholy and moody. But I still think it's a view through a glass of Canadian whiskey.

Posted by: joncelli, Longbow Afficianado and Phalangist at August 21, 2017 11:00 AM (RD7QR)

325 I find this inspiring.

Posted by: Michael Bay at August 21, 2017 11:00 AM (0mRoj)

326 Sorry, late to this. Gotta say though, this Rothko...doesn't suck. I mean, it's not intricate in terms of technique or anything, but maybe the primal nature of the piece echoes the subject.

But then I'm not an art guy. I kind of like this.

Posted by: Witchdoktor, AKA VA GOP Sucks at August 21, 2017 11:00 AM (PFy0L)

327 I don't mind non representational art, it just has to show something other than splotches of paint.

And honestly I don't care what some artist puts on a canvas, I just wish all those idiots in charge of writing about art and running galleries wouldn't praise crap and ignore great work. If you like it, have fun, buy one for yourself, but don't try to sell junk as genius.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 11:00 AM (39g3+)

328 321 I thought Pluto got fired from planeting.
Posted by: Roland THTG at August 21, 2017 10:59 AM (QM5S2)

No jobs were safe in the Obama economy. Lot's of RIFing going on.

Posted by: moki at August 21, 2017 11:00 AM (V+V48)

329 What did Joan of Arc do to piss off the SJW's? Besides the religion thing.

Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017 11:00 AM (ul9CR)

330 "I think I just heard CNN say they were going to interview renowned solar eclipse expert ... Bonnie Tyler?



Posted by: V the K"

What about Neil deGrasee Tyson, expert of all things sci-ency?

Couldn't help myself and checked his twitter feed. Douchbag took the time to remind everybody that science was use to predict the eclipse.

Imagine that! Here in flyover country we thought it was Tarot cards. Or cow droppings.


Posted by: Ripley at August 21, 2017 11:00 AM (MxEKc)

331 Pluto will always be a planet to me.

#FreePluto

Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017 11:02 AM (ul9CR)

332
wasn't she on Knots Landing?


No, you're thinking of Joan Van Ark, noted for discovering the Van Arkian radiation belts around Earth.

Posted by: Krebs v Carnot: Epic Battle of the Cycling Stars (TM) at August 21, 2017 11:02 AM (pNxlR)

333 I thought Pluto got fired from planeting.

Having found moons and other planetary features, scientists are rethinking their position on Pluto. NDG hardest hit, since he lucked into a seat on the panel that made the call and its basically the high point of his career as a scientist.

You know, actually doing some manner of science instead of being a celebrity and tweeting dumb crap about creating cows.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 11:02 AM (39g3+)

334 What did Joan of Arc do to piss off the SJW's? Besides the religion thing.

She didn't like totalitarian government.

Posted by: Guy Mohawk at August 21, 2017 11:02 AM (r+sAi)

335
331 Pluto will always be a planet to me.

#FreePluto

Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017 11:02 AM (ul9CR)








.....with purchase of the Jovian Beef and Broccoli.

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at August 21, 2017 11:02 AM (veoSD)

336 So I watched Idiocracy last week. After seeing the you-tube clips referenced here and all the verbal allusions, I had to see it uninterrupted.

Crap.

We're more than halfway there.

Posted by: OneEyedJack at August 21, 2017 11:02 AM (z79tQ)

337 Well, I'm sitting on the deck south of Seattle. The viewing chairs are ready, memosas are flowing, the sun is out and I'm just waiting for the moon to show up.
Lets get this eclipse party started!!!!

Posted by: Diogenes at August 21, 2017 11:02 AM (0tfLf)

338 That's art? Looks like a stain on the driveway.

Posted by: freaked at August 21, 2017 11:03 AM (bOWNk)

339 Pluto: Don't call it a comeback, I've been here for years eons.



Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017 11:03 AM (ul9CR)

340 For those of you who liked this?

I'm going to Fight you.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 11:03 AM (Ckg4U)

341 >>>All statues must die.<<<

Has the sculptors guild gone into hiding yet?

Posted by: Fritz at August 21, 2017 11:03 AM (2Mnv1)

342 All statues must die.
Posted by: antifa communists at August 21, 2017 10:58 AM


^^^^ THIS!!!!!!! Preach it, infidel dogs!!!!!!!

Posted by: ISIS at August 21, 2017 11:03 AM (ctuyM)

343 299 248

Believe it or not, I'm reading a history of the middle centuries of the Byzantine empire now (By Romilly Jenkins. Odd writing style.). His theory is that the iconoclast campaign started as an expression of the controversy over the nature of Christ (monothelitism -- one person or three?) and moved on to a thesis about whether you could encompass a divine being in an icon. The iconoclasts said no, and acted accordingly. Jenkins holds that the Muslims pitched in as a means of fomenting dissent within the empire.
Posted by: joncelli, Longbow Afficianado and Phalangist at August 21, 2017 10:56 AM (RD7QR)

True. So much of Byzantine history can be read, with a modern perspective, and not understood; I am referring to modern readers who view history only through secular eyes.
Religion and in some sense, spiritual matters, permeated the whole culture of Byzantium ( and also their Nemesis, Islam).
To gloss over this fact is to misunderstand the time.

I believe what is transpiring in America right now, with the Civil War going on, has not risen to the level of Holy War. Yet.
God help us if that occurs... ( oddly, there can be Secular " Holy Wars"..)

Posted by: kraken at August 21, 2017 11:03 AM (pL6Vz)

344 329 What did Joan of Arc do to piss off the SJW's? Besides the religion thing.

Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017

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I think the morons simply leaped to the conclusion, "If it's a statue, and it's on a horse, and there's a sword, it must be from that racist Confede- Conf- the South! It must be destroyed!"

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Prisoner of NO at August 21, 2017 11:04 AM (jTUfG)

345
I saw Van Arkian open for Van Halen at the Cow Palace back in '83.

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at August 21, 2017 11:04 AM (veoSD)

346 I see this painting and all I hear is Steve Martin' art scene from LA Story...."the way he's holding her....its almost....filthy."

Posted by: Russkilitlover at August 21, 2017 11:04 AM (BV5TY)

347 >>don't try to sell junk as genius. Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 11:00 AM (39g3+)

Good copy.

Posted by: Ron Popeil at August 21, 2017 11:04 AM (Bdeb0)

348 I saw this painting in my dreams this morning.

Posted by: J. Sessions at August 21, 2017 11:04 AM (mcI77)

349
They believe God was once a regular man who came from a planet orbiting the star Kolob.

"As man is, so God once was. As God is, so can man become".


GODSAIDMANSAIDDOTCOM

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 21, 2017 11:04 AM (IqV8l)

350 Melissa Francis has a large mouth.

Posted by: Duke Lowell at August 21, 2017 11:04 AM (gC2IV)

351 All statues must die.
Posted by: antifa communists at August 21, 2017 10:58 AM

^^^^ THIS!!!!!!! Preach it, infidel dogs!!!!!!!

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Any representation of human beings at all if forbidden.

Posted by: if goat love is wrong who wants to be right? at August 21, 2017 11:04 AM (ftmX1)

352 I can't wait for all the disappointed people who think the eclipse is going to be some profound, moving spiritual experience. Its just nightfall, accelerated. An eclipse is kinda novel, but not life-changing. Unless you're an idiot that stares at the thing and loses vision in one eye or something.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 11:05 AM (39g3+)

353 I thought Jack Tripper banged Mr. Furley.

This is confusing.

Posted by: Mr Aspirin Factory at August 21, 2017 11:05 AM (89T5c)

354 336 So I watched Idiocracy last week. After seeing the you-tube clips referenced here and all the verbal allusions, I had to see it uninterrupted.

I rewatch it at least once a year. So prescient. It leaves you wanting more though. I wanted a sequel where we found out how things ended up in the future. Tremendously smart and clever flick though. Funny, and scary.

Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017 11:05 AM (ul9CR)

355 Nope. It's a forest fire.

Posted by: Alcoholic Asshole Shut In at August 21, 2017 10:49 AM (CPk0

No. I dun told you once already, it's a Prairie Fire!

Posted by: Bill Ayers at August 21, 2017 11:05 AM (z79tQ)

356
I am only getting 90% on the eclipseology today, but hey that's still an A- right?

not worth traveling for another 10%.

Posted by: Guy Mohawk at August 21, 2017 11:05 AM (r+sAi)

357 266 >>It's not supposed to be anything. It's purpose is to invoke a mood. That mood is stimulated by the color combinations, the application of the paint and the size of the work. As someone said above, these are meant to be experienced in person. Abstract Expressionism is conceptual and emotional, not representational.

Oh it invokes a mood alright. That mood is disgust.

I don't find anything redeeming about this kind of "art". Rule of thumb for me is if I could paint it, it ain't art.

Posted by: JackStraw at August 21, 2017 10:50 AM (/tuJf


IT's going to be a long week

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 21, 2017 11:05 AM (ZTRlp)

358 344 329 What did Joan of Arc do to piss off the SJW's? Besides the religion thing.

Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017
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I think the morons simply leaped to the conclusion, "If it's a statue, and it's on a horse, and there's a sword, it must be from that racist Confede- Conf- the South! It must be destroyed!"
Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius, Prisoner of NO at August 21, 2017 11:04 AM (jTUfG)

That's probably about right.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 11:05 AM (0mRoj)

359 Prediction: we are a short period away from one or several"Antifa" being ventilated.

You simply cannot let violence happen unabated and not expect people to eventually defend themselves.

This is the history of human existence.

Posted by: Marcus T, Awaiting the Obvious at August 21, 2017 11:06 AM (WazjI)

360 That's probably about right.
Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 11:05 AM (0mRoj)

Yep.

Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017 11:06 AM (ul9CR)

361 Just got here. The art should be titled, The Inside of Hillary's Amish.

Posted by: Soona at August 21, 2017 11:06 AM (Fmupd)

362 Anyone else hear that a group of Republicans are gonna vote with the Dems to censure the President over his remarks?

Posted by: It's me donna at August 21, 2017 11:06 AM (O2RFr)

363 All statues must die.
Posted by: antifa communists

^^^^ THIS!!!!!!! Preach it, infidel dogs!!!!!!!
Posted by: ISIS

All'a y'all are just frontin' - we wuz OG statue destroyers

Posted by: Taliban at August 21, 2017 11:06 AM (39g3+)

364 >>352
I can't wait for all the disappointed people who think the eclipse is
going to be some profound, moving spiritual experience. Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 11:05 AM (39g3+)

Will their disappointment give you satisfaction? If so, you will begin sending your newsletter to Zod.

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 11:06 AM (Bdeb0)

365 312

This illuminated page from a Bible blasts iconoclasm as sacrilege, and compares an Iconclast to those who killed Christ.
tinyurl.com/ycuzay8w
Posted by: Kris at August 21, 2017 10:56 AM (nwqNw)

Iconoclasts = teh Jooz?
Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 10:58 AM (


Always, and forever..
it's in their playbook..

Posted by: kraken at August 21, 2017 11:07 AM (pL6Vz)

366 Unless you're an idiot that stares at the thing and loses vision in one eye or something.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 11:05 AM (39g3+)

Some mothy fargers are just itching for a fight.

Posted by: OneEyedJack at August 21, 2017 11:07 AM (z79tQ)

367 Mosh not Amish. Fucking auto cucumber.

Posted by: Soona at August 21, 2017 11:07 AM (Fmupd)

368 356
I am only getting 90% on the eclipseology today, but hey that's still an A- right?

not worth traveling for another 10%.


Posted by: Guy Mohawk at August 21, 2017 11:05 AM


I'm at the 94% line and that's a solid A.
Good enough.

More Memosa please!!!

Posted by: Diogenes at August 21, 2017 11:07 AM (0tfLf)

369 If a painting looks like it took you 2 minutes of smearing on a canvas and can easily have been done by your cat, its not art.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 11:08 AM (39g3+)

370 If Rothko had taken the trouble to clean the Vaseline off his camera lens after doing the glamor shots of Bella Abzug, this would have been a decent pic of the lava fountains at Kilauea.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 21, 2017 11:08 AM (2le8w)

371 I am looking at a still of the damage to USS John S. McCain and it looks like the oil tanker rammed her in the aft VLS cell and the Harpoons. Bad feeling that one of the berthing compartments is located near there and the bulge under the tanker's waterline against acted like an ancient ram.

How does a slow moving ship over take a DDG in the Straits of Malacca which is basically a super highway and hit?

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 21, 2017 11:08 AM (WjqDo)

372 NYT sent out a Tweet basically saying that if we can predict a solar eclipse, then we were right about climate change.

Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 11:08 AM (vg8iE)

373
Unless you're an idiot that stares at the thing and loses vision in one eye or something.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 11:05 AM


IOW how to become an exalted cyclops.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 21, 2017 11:08 AM (IqV8l)

374 Fuck it. I give up. It's like there's going to be an eclipse or something.

Posted by: Soona at August 21, 2017 11:08 AM (Fmupd)

375 "Religion and in some sense, spiritual matters, permeated the whole culture of Byzantium..."

I wish I remembered who wrote it, but Byzantium was a culture where everyone had an opinion on the nature of God, and a willingness to argue it. It was almost as popular a sport as chariot races.

Posted by: Rob Crawford at August 21, 2017 11:09 AM (6wNeY)

376 His theory is that the iconoclast campaign started as an expression of the controversy over the nature of Christ (monothelitism -- one person or three?) and moved on to a thesis about whether you could encompass a divine being in an icon. The iconoclasts said no, and acted accordingly.

I think the heresy that God is one person instead of three is Modalism (embraced by oneness Pentacostals today).

The heresy of monothelitism is a Christological (as opposed to a Trinitarian) heresy: that Christ possesses only one will, instead of two wills (a divine and a human will).

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 11:09 AM (/qEW2)

377 "If a painting looks like it took you 2 minutes of smearing on a canvas and can easily have been done by your cat, its not art."
-Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 11:08 AM (39g3+)

What if your cat can paint trees?

Improbable, yet something.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 11:09 AM (Ckg4U)

378 337 Well, I'm sitting on the deck south of Seattle. The viewing chairs are ready, memosas are flowing, the sun is out and I'm just waiting for the moon to show up.
Lets get this eclipse party started!!!!

Posted by: Diogenes at August 21, 2017 11:02 AM (0tfLf)


I'm north of Seattle and all I see is fog and a heavy marine layer. Maybe it will 'burn off.'

Posted by: Under Fire at August 21, 2017 11:09 AM (mcI77)

379 372 NYT sent out a Tweet basically saying that if we can predict a solar eclipse, then we were right about climate change.
Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 11:08 AM (vg8iE)

Seriously?

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 11:09 AM (0mRoj)

380 Da kunnin plan:

1 cover one eye
2 watch eclipse
3 become king of dumbasses that went blind

Posted by: Bigby's Typing Hands at August 21, 2017 11:09 AM (i8w7M)

381 I saw Amish Mosh open for Mennonite Slam at The Pit back in 87.

Posted by: freaked at August 21, 2017 11:09 AM (P8ayj)

382 372 NYT sent out a Tweet basically saying that if we can predict a solar eclipse, then we were right about climate change.

Yes, Climate change is settled science don't you know.... 50 different "genders" also settled science...

Posted by: It's me donna at August 21, 2017 11:09 AM (O2RFr)

383 knox college in galesburg,il. sports teams are known as the prairie fire.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at August 21, 2017 11:09 AM (KP5rU)

384 NYT sent out a Tweet basically saying that if we can predict a solar eclipse, then we were right about climate change.
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Riiiight . . . just like they were right about Mr. Hitler.

Idjits.

Posted by: simplemind at August 21, 2017 11:10 AM (ftmX1)

385 Scientists were right about the atom being the smallest unit of matter. Their judgement should be unquestioned.

-New York Times

Posted by: Witchdoktor, AKA VA GOP Sucks at August 21, 2017 11:10 AM (PFy0L)

386 If public displays of Civil War iconography is now verbotten, can we force hipsters to shave off those stupid lumberjack beards? They remind me of the facial hair of Civil War soldiers.

Posted by: josephistan at August 21, 2017 11:10 AM (7HtZB)

387
I am only getting 90% on the eclipseology today, but hey that's still an A- right?

not worth traveling for another 10%.


Posted by: Guy Mohawk at August 21, 2017 11:05 AM

I'm at the 94% line and that's a solid A.
Good enough.

More Memosa please!!!

Posted by: Diogenes at August 21, 2017 11:07 AM (0tfLf)

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OKC is 85%. That's fine with me.

Posted by: Soona at August 21, 2017 11:10 AM (Fmupd)

388 Tonight PDT will announce operation "I will cut a bitch" which will result in no two stones standing together in A-Stan.

Posted by: Duke Lowell at August 21, 2017 11:11 AM (gC2IV)

389 Here's the thing though: all those people who spent hundreds and thousands of dollars to drive out to the middle of Eastern Oregon to sit and watch 11 minutes are going to act like they saw the face of gaia just to self justify the time and expense. Otherwise they have to face that they were idiots and wasted money so they can sit on a lawn chair for as long as an SNL commercial break in the middle of nowhere.

"We sat in a line of traffic 29 miles long in the desert for this??"

Its people who fetishize science who are doing this kind of thing. There are literally temples and crap set up in the desert for it. These aren't people who "F'in love science" they are people who worship the idea of science without understanding it.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 11:11 AM (39g3+)

390 All'a y'all are just frontin' - we wuz OG statue destroyers
Posted by: Taliban at August 21, 2017 11:06 AM


WSWYDT. {goat clap} Well played.

Posted by: ISIS at August 21, 2017 11:11 AM (ctuyM)

391 >>What if your cat can paint trees?
Improbable, yet something. Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 11:09 AM (Ckg4U)

If your cat can paint trees in a forest and no one sees it, is it Art?

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 11:11 AM (Bdeb0)

392 Under Fire,
Bright and sunny here in Puyallup.

Posted by: Diogenes at August 21, 2017 11:11 AM (0tfLf)

393 His theory is that the iconoclast campaign started as an expression of the controversy over the nature of Christ (monothelitism -- one person or three?) and moved on to a thesis about whether you could encompass a divine being in an icon. The iconoclasts said no, and acted accordingly.

I think the heresy that God is one person instead of three is Modalism (embraced by oneness Pentacostals today).

The heresy of monothelitism is a Christological (as opposed to a Trinitarian) heresy: that Christ possesses only one will, instead of two wills (a divine and a human will).
Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 11:09 AM (/qEW2)


Yes. Bask in the day, there were a lot of " isms"... Docetism is one that I always found interesting... yeah, he was God, but not God- God....

Posted by: kraken at August 21, 2017 11:12 AM (pL6Vz)

394 NYT sent out a Tweet basically saying that if we can predict a solar eclipse, then we were right about climate change.

Posted by: bicentennialguy


I've been socking Al Gore making that joke for the past few days. They must also read the comments here.

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 11:12 AM (/qEW2)

395

Spain now saying they caught the Barcelona jihadi...
Posted by: McCool at August 21, 2017 10:48 AM (KvRqW)


the sun.co.uk

LAST BASTARD 'SNARED' Barcelona terror suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub 'shot and arrested by Spanish police while wearing suicide vest' in outskirts of city

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 11:12 AM (fceHP)

396 394 NYT sent out a Tweet basically saying that if we can predict a solar eclipse, then we were right about climate change.

Posted by: bicentennialguy

I've been socking Al Gore making that joke for the past few days. They must also read the comments here.
Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 11:12 AM (/qEW2)

Except those retards actually mean it.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 11:12 AM (0mRoj)

397 "NYT sent out a Tweet basically saying that if we can predict a solar eclipse, then we were right about climate change."

Cool. Then we can know the exact location, time and duration of the next hurricane to within a couple hundredths of a second, right?

Posted by: Ripley at August 21, 2017 11:12 AM (MxEKc)

398
Well see there is actually proof of how the moon and earth orbit and their relation to each other and the... oh f it, its the NYT. Those hayseeds hicks wouldn't know science if if gravity dropped a piano on their heads.

Posted by: Guy Mohawk at August 21, 2017 11:13 AM (r+sAi)

399 Seriously?

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 11:09 AM (0mRoj)

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Seriously. The actual text is:

Science successfully predicts eclipses. In the same way, "climate science has established its validity."

Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 11:13 AM (vg8iE)

400 How does a slow moving ship over take a DDG in the Straits of Malacca which is basically a super highway and hit?

Having it happen once, that's odd but okay crazy stuff takes place. But a second navy collision? Something is going on here.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 11:13 AM (39g3+)

401 392 Under Fire,
Bright and sunny here in Puyallup.


Foggy here in Lake Stevens although, it does look like the Sun is trying to burn through.

Posted by: Under Fire at August 21, 2017 11:13 AM (mcI77)

402 If the ruling on Pluto is reversed... how quickly will Kneel's Witter feed fill up with people saying "See! Science is not settled!"

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 21, 2017 11:13 AM (WjqDo)

403 Is that supposed to be one o them tornaydies?

Where the sharks?

I'm so contused.

Posted by: the guy across the street at August 21, 2017 11:13 AM (sf2BM)

404 Prediction: we are a short period away from one or several"Antifa" being ventilated.

You simply cannot let violence happen unabated and not expect people to eventually defend themselves.

This is the history of human existence.
Posted by: Marcus T, Awaiting the Obvious at August 21, 2017 11:06 AM (WazjI)


Quite frankly, that is exactly what they want.

Look how much mileage they've milked from CrashBoy's Big Fuckup. Every "cause" needs martyrs.
But yeah, it'll probably happen. T

The uselful idiots on the street that comprise 95% of antifa are expendable to the 5% who run the show. They just don't know it, hence the title useful idiot.

Posted by: OneEyedJack at August 21, 2017 11:13 AM (z79tQ)

405 397 "NYT sent out a Tweet basically saying that if we can predict a solar eclipse, then we were right about climate change."

Cool. Then we can know the exact location, time and duration of the next hurricane to within a couple hundredths of a second, right?
Posted by: Ripley at August 21, 2017 11:12 AM (MxEKc)

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Well, obviously, because the high priests of SCIENTISM and it's acolytes dictate it.

Are you against blindly believing things that other people say? Cause that's anti-Science.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 11:14 AM (9srr1)

406 384 NYT sent out a Tweet basically saying that if we can predict a solar eclipse, then we were right about climate change.
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Riiiight . . . just like they were right about Mr. Hitler.

Idjits.

Posted by: simplemind at August 21, 2017 11:10 AM


And they wonder why people don't trust them...
Sun, moon, earth are real.

Climate change is theory with data based on lies.

Posted by: Diogenes at August 21, 2017 11:14 AM (0tfLf)

407 What if your cat can paint trees?

Then that says a lot more about your cat than it does art.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 11:14 AM (39g3+)

408 RE: #291 Posted by: Eromero at August 21, 2017 10:55 AM (zLDYs)

Was in a similar school board meeting years ago. One of the things we did is to have somebody setup a video camera in the back. It is a public meeting, they can't stop you. We didn't even have a tape in the machine, but the school board didn't know that. It was there solely for the intimidation factor, and it worked. Amazing how people change behavior when they think they are on camera.

Posted by: moon_over_vermont at August 21, 2017 11:14 AM (kUmUV)

409 Science successfully predicts eclipses. In the same way, "climate science has established its validity."
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What a rich confection. Its like the fluffiest lie ever told.

Posted by: simplemind at August 21, 2017 11:15 AM (UrKyh)

410
I shall rename this painting "Boner at Sunrise".


In unrelated news.... my house is in the zone of totality. Its going to be cloudy today.

Posted by: fixerupper at August 21, 2017 11:15 AM (8XRCm)

411 "If your cat can paint trees in a forest and no one sees it, is it Art?"
-Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 11:11 AM (Bdeb0)

Sadly, existentially... No.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 11:15 AM (Ckg4U)

412 Science successfully predicts eclipses"

Twits. It's mathematics. Something that few at the NYT (or anywhere in media) comprehends.

'tards, all.

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at August 21, 2017 11:15 AM (MINbv)

413 Science successfully predicts eclipses. In the same way, "climate science has established its validity."
Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 11:13 AM (vg8iE)

Except for that little fact that every prediction made by "climate science" has been categorically wrong. We're all supposed to be up to our asses in seawater right now according to those jagoffs.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 11:15 AM (0mRoj)

414 Science successfully predicts eclipses. In the same way, "climate science has established its validity."
Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 11:13 AM (vg8iE)


once they went from global cooling, then to global warming, then back to global cooling

then "climate" and "weather" the jig was up

everyone knows that "climate" changes

they are using this like some sort of convoluted weapon and it makes no sense at all

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 11:15 AM (fceHP)

415 406 And they wonder why people don't trust them...
Sun, moon, earth are real.

Climate change is theory with data based on lies.
Posted by: Diogenes at August 21, 2017 11:14 AM (0tfLf)

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Well, lies, and "knowingly placing thermometers in the middle of cities because they tend to be hotter than the surrounding environs" aren't exactly the same...

How deep into semantics do you want to go?

Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 11:15 AM (9srr1)

416 Of course, what the NYT, NDT and science lovers don't get is the solar eclipse was not predicted. It was calculated. Sort of like 2+2=4 is not a prediction, it is math.

Posted by: Ripley at August 21, 2017 11:15 AM (MxEKc)

417 IT's going to be a long week
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 21, 2017 11:05 AM (ZTRlp)
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Well, that does not bode well.

Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 11:16 AM (DAcPP)

418 407 What if your cat can paint trees?

Then that says a lot more about your cat than it does art.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 11:14 AM (39g3+)

1. Dip your cat in paint.
2. Throw cat into a cardboard box.
3. Art!

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 11:16 AM (0mRoj)

419 NYT sent out a Tweet basically saying that if we can predict a solar eclipse, then we were right about climate change.

If you can dodge a wrench, then you can dodge a ball.

Posted by: Patches O'Houlihan: NYT Dodgeball Correspondent at August 21, 2017 11:16 AM (O5Q3r)

420 >>NYT sent out a Tweet basically saying that if we can predict a solar eclipse, then we were right about climate change.

Hard to believe they are still trying to keep this scam alive.

The predictions made by AGW scammers have all been wrong. Every single one of them. And yet, they persisted.

Posted by: JackStraw at August 21, 2017 11:16 AM (/tuJf)

421 Quite frankly, that is exactly what they want.

Look how much mileage they've milked from CrashBoy's Big Fuckup. Every "cause" needs martyrs.


I don't think antifa wants it, but the people behind them and the media do. They want it more than Roseanne Barr wants another quart of Cherry Garcia.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 11:16 AM (39g3+)

422 418 407 What if your cat can paint trees?

Then that says a lot more about your cat than it does art.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 11:14 AM (39g3+)

1. Dip your cat in paint.
2. Throw cat into a cardboard box.
3. Art!
Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 11:16 AM (0mRoj)

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Is it alive or dead?

Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 11:16 AM (9srr1)

423 Quite frankly, that is exactly what they want.
Posted by: OneEyedJack at August 21, 2017 11:13 AM (z79tQ)


Easily enough arranged ... just start sending their crowds of vandals out from the "protest" areas.

I know, if surrounded, I wouldn't hesitate.

Posted by: ScoggDog at August 21, 2017 11:16 AM (oMc1W)

424 terror suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub

Those darned Amish

Posted by: It's me donna at August 21, 2017 11:17 AM (O2RFr)

425 376 His theory is that the iconoclast campaign started as an expression of the controversy over the nature of Christ (monothelitism -- one person or three?) and moved on to a thesis about whether you could encompass a divine being in an icon. The iconoclasts said no, and acted accordingly.

I think the heresy that God is one person instead of three is Modalism (embraced by oneness Pentacostals today).

The heresy of monothelitism is a Christological (as opposed to a Trinitarian) heresy: that Christ possesses only one will, instead of two wills (a divine and a human will).
Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 11:09 AM (/qEW2)

Yes, you're absolutely right, I got the controversies mixed up. The point is that a religious question had the power to get people up in arms so much that there was actual violence in the streets. (Also, I agree with the Catholics and the Orthodox that icons act as a mediating device between the believer and God, but that's neither here nor there.)

Posted by: joncelli, Longbow Afficianado and Phalangist at August 21, 2017 11:17 AM (RD7QR)

426 Da kunnin plan:

1 cover one eye
2 watch eclipse
3 become king of dumbasses that went blind
Posted by: Bigby's Typing Hands at August 21, 2017 11:09 AM (i8w7M)

note to self; cover the right one.

Posted by: KingOneEyedJack at August 21, 2017 11:17 AM (z79tQ)

427 "1. Dip your cat in paint.
2. Throw cat into a cardboard box.
3. Art!
"
-Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 11:16 AM (0mRoj)

Unless there is no tree, nor cabin.

*disqualified*

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 11:17 AM (Ckg4U)

428 Prediction: we are a short period away from one or several"Antifa" being ventilated.

Yeah maybe, but my hunch is we on the right will be keeping out powder dry till the real shooting war starts. After all most of "Us" have yobs and security clearances. To much to lose till we see the white of their eyes

Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 21, 2017 11:17 AM (5y11N)

429 424 terror suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub

Those darned Amish
Posted by: It's me donna at August 21, 2017 11:17 AM (O2RFr)

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Are we certain it wasn't the Lutherans or Buddhists?

Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 11:17 AM (9srr1)

430
Riiiight . . . just like they were right about Mr. Hitler.

Idjits.

Posted by: simplemind at August 21, 2017 11:10 AM


And Mr. Stalin.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 21, 2017 11:18 AM (IqV8l)

431 I didn't hear it myself, but did any of you hear Gohmert say that the Nazi's and Antifa were seen getting off the same bus in C -Ville?

Posted by: It's me donna at August 21, 2017 11:18 AM (O2RFr)

432 427 "1. Dip your cat in paint.
2. Throw cat into a cardboard box.
3. Art!"
-Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 11:16 AM (0mRoj)

Unless there is no tree, nor cabin.

*disqualified*
Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 11:17 AM (Ckg4U)

No, see, you're looking at this the wrong way. You sell the panels of the cardboard box to people who don't know anything about art.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 11:18 AM (0mRoj)

433 Dip your cat in paint.
2. Throw cat into a cardboard box.
3. Art!
Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 11:16 AM (0mRoj)

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Is it alive or dead?"

Schrodinger's Art?

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at August 21, 2017 11:18 AM (MINbv)

434 430
And Mr. Stalin.
Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 21, 2017 11:18 AM (IqV8l)

===============

Well, he did make the good sex, apparently.

And since that seems to be all that modern feminists care about...

Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 11:18 AM (9srr1)

435 Sources Say Trump To Shut Off The Sun Monday Afternoon In Attempt To Intimidate Political Opponents, Divert From Russia Collusion Scandal

Posted by: This...is CNN at August 21, 2017 11:18 AM (O5Q3r)

436 "Is it alive or dead?"
-Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 11:16 AM (9srr1)

If you're a "progressive", throwing your dead pussy into paint is art before it hits the canvas.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 11:18 AM (Ckg4U)

437 407 What if your cat can paint trees?

Then that says a lot more about your cat than it does art.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 11:14 AM (39g3+)

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*thows down paint brush and angrily walks off*

Posted by: Soona's Cat at August 21, 2017 11:19 AM (Fmupd)

438 Painting makes me think of this illustration from "The Painted Word."

http://tinyurl.com/ya5ujmru

Posted by: geoffb5 at August 21, 2017 11:19 AM (zOpu5)

439 Even a paint-covered cat in a cardboard box is right twice a day.

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 11:19 AM (Bdeb0)

440 btw:

apologies on being a little hysterical last week about riots this past weekend. Boston Police handled everything. Grateful.

Posted by: simplemind at August 21, 2017 11:19 AM (lOP3k)

441 The Antifada are the black shirts in the streets bleeding out while Hillary! Garibaldi screams for vengeance

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 21, 2017 11:19 AM (WjqDo)

442 If you hang this painting upside down ( who can tell really what's up or down) I would call it Tornado Alley.

I like it better upside down .

Posted by: Jack Sock at August 21, 2017 11:19 AM (glJL/)

443 422 418 407 What if your cat can paint trees?

Then that says a lot more about your cat than it does art.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 11:14 AM (39g3+)

1. Dip your cat in paint.
2. Throw cat into a cardboard box.
3. Art!
Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 11:16 AM (0mRoj)

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Is it alive or dead?
Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 11:16 AM (9srr1)

Yes.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 11:19 AM (0mRoj)

444 Coming thru the Denver airport yesterday, the hippies and new-agers were just pouring in, all headed to the mountains for the eclipse. Hope they know pot is still illegal on federal land which includes national parks. Federal offence, in fact.

Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017 11:19 AM (ul9CR)

445
The leftist idiocy is just background noise. I'm talking about the ZOMGWE'REALLGONNAGOBLIND!!11!!!1!1!! idiocy, found largely at schools.
Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 10:53 AM (0mRoj)


ah

somewhere I saw this morning that a lady had made more protective eclipse viewers for kids. Was kind of cute. She only used paper plates, the really cheap ones, and she spliced the viewer threw it so that their eyes couldn't wander to far from the eclipse viewer screen. It was a cheap and easy solution for the little ones, who, you know will try to look at the sun without the filter. Have to watch the kids.

Very sad story about a very small child who choked on a grape in the store. Mother was right there, just picking out cheese and the kid grabbed a grape from the cart she was in, and the sad thing was, no one knew how to save the kid with the heimlich maneuver. The child died.

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 11:19 AM (fceHP)

446 443
Is it alive or dead?
Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 11:16 AM (9srr1)

Yes.
Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 11:19 AM (0mRoj)

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I knew it!

Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 11:20 AM (9srr1)

447 And another local lie....our CEO sent out an all-staff email last week saying our Medicare reimbursement is going to be cut .2%. Yes, that's POINT-TWO PERCENT.

Of course, everyone is running around here, scared they are going to lost their jobs.

Then I looked up the final rule online:

Hospice providers who submit required quality data will see payment INCREASES of 1%.

So, why lie?

And yes, the quality data is being submitted on time.

Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 11:20 AM (vg8iE)

448 "The point is that a religious question had the power to get people up in arms so much that there was actual violence in the streets."

Though, as always, power, politics, economics, regionalism, and human orneryness played a factor in that, too. When you could predict which chariot team someone supported based on their stance on icons...

Posted by: Rob Crawford at August 21, 2017 11:21 AM (6wNeY)

449 431 I didn't hear it myself, but did any of you hear Gohmert say that the Nazi's and Antifa were seen getting off the same bus in C -Ville?
Posted by: It's me donna at August 21, 2017 11:18 AM (O2RFr)

Maybe he was speaking metaphorically.

Posted by: Jack Sock at August 21, 2017 11:21 AM (glJL/)

450 "No, see, you're looking at this the wrong way. You sell the panels of the cardboard box to people who don't know anything about art."
-Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 11:18 AM (0mRoj)

Yeah, well...

We'd be "ripping-off" the "Art Commu".......Ohhhhh!!!

Fifty-Fifty? I'll get the dead cats. No Questions Asked.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 11:21 AM (Ckg4U)

451 >>you know will try to look at the sun without the filter. Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 11:19 AM (fceHP)

That's where the fun is.

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 11:21 AM (Bdeb0)

452 285 How can a dart board be upside down?

It was one of Noland's non-rectangular "shaped canvases" ' an irregular polygon. Only way you could tell which end was supposed to be up was to look at the picture of it in the exhibition catalog.

Posted by: Toad-O at August 21, 2017 11:21 AM (cct0t)

453 Very sad story about a very small child who choked on a grape in the store. Mother was right there, just picking out cheese and the kid grabbed a grape from the cart she was in, and the sad thing was, no one knew how to save the kid with the heimlich maneuver. The child died.
Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 11:19 AM (fceHP)

That's horrible.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 11:21 AM (0mRoj)

454 Coming thru the Denver airport yesterday, the hippies and new-agers were just pouring in, all headed to the mountains for the eclipse. Hope they know pot is still illegal on federal land which includes national parks. Federal offence, in fact.

Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017 11:19 AM (ul9CR)


so many tattooes...

they'll get away with smoking pot
no one will stop them

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 11:22 AM (fceHP)

455 Even a paint-covered cat in a cardboard box is right twice a day."

But can it find a nut?

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at August 21, 2017 11:22 AM (MINbv)

456 We'd be "ripping-off" the "Art Commu".......Ohhhhh!!!

Fifty-Fifty? I'll get the dead cats. No Questions Asked.
Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 11:21 AM (Ckg4U)

Ah, now he gets it!

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 11:22 AM (0mRoj)

457 102 From late in the last thread: I'm inclined to believe, given the frenzy about the total solar eclipse (and the general populace's lack of imagination), that almost every black kitten or puppy born or adopted this week will be named "Eclipse."

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at August 21, 2017 10:21 AM (jTUfG)


The people adopting Malamutes or Inuit Dogs will somehow think they're being incredibly clever.

They're not.

Posted by: Hikaru at August 21, 2017 11:22 AM (9TK8E)

458 Somebody just shot a judge in Steubenville Ohio...

Posted by: McCool at August 21, 2017 11:22 AM (KvRqW)

459 What... is the sound of one hoof clapping, young cockroach?

Posted by: Master Po-Waful-Boom-Boom-Shaka-Laka-Dehgdohng-Mohammed at August 21, 2017 11:22 AM (KmZ9R)

460 Better build a wall Justin...

https://pjmedia.com/instapundit/273443/

Posted by: steevy at August 21, 2017 11:23 AM (rmVvL)

461 Of course, what the NYT, NDT and science lovers don't get is the solar eclipse was not predicted. It was calculated. Sort of like 2+2=4 is not a prediction, it is math.

Extremely excellent point which helps illustrate the ignorance of the NYT writer and how they are getting it all wrong with climate change.

Making predictions isn't science.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 11:23 AM (39g3+)

462 Cats painting is a thing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-fq2zQzqfo

Posted by: josephistan at August 21, 2017 11:23 AM (7HtZB)

463 #BanBossy. #NeverthelessIPersisted.

Posted by: Joan of Arc at August 21, 2017 11:23 AM (/qEW2)

464 458 Somebody just shot a judge in Steubenville Ohio...

Posted by: McCool at August 21, 2017 11:22 AM (KvRqW)

Not in Reno?

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 11:23 AM (0mRoj)

465 "Even a paint-covered cat in a cardboard box is right twice a day."

But can it find a nut?

-Posted by: Anon a mouse... at August 21, 2017 11:22 AM (MINbv)

In my experiments, it only wants to get out of the box.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 11:23 AM (Ckg4U)

466 463 #BanBossy. #NeverthelessIPersisted.
Posted by: Joan of Arc at August 21, 2017 11:23 AM (/qEW2)

===============

"You got nothing on me."
-Very smart college student who's very comfortable now that she's in Gender Studies instead of that man dominated Mechanical Engineering department from last year.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 11:24 AM (9srr1)

467 Somebody just shot a judge in Steubenville Ohio...

Posted by: McCool at August 21, 2017 11:22 AM (KvRqW)


This won't be made political /s

Dozens of reasons why a judge would be shot.
Suprised it doesn't happen more often.

Posted by: KingOneEyedJack at August 21, 2017 11:24 AM (z79tQ)

468 458 Somebody just shot a judge in Steubenville Ohio...

Posted by: McCool at August 21, 2017 11:22 AM (KvRqW)

Was he snoring?

Posted by: Jack Sock at August 21, 2017 11:24 AM (glJL/)

469 Very sad story about a very small child who choked on a grape in the store. Mother was right there, just picking out cheese and the kid grabbed a grape from the cart she was in, and the sad thing was, no one knew how to save the kid with the heimlich maneuver. The child died.
Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 11:19 AM (fceHP)

That's horrible.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 11:21 AM (0mRoj)

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It's tragic and it didn't have to happen at all. I'm sure some politician somewhere will think of something involving a little more of our freedom and money.

Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 11:24 AM (vg8iE)

470 372 NYT sent out a Tweet basically saying that if we can predict a solar eclipse, then we were right about climate change.
Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 11:08 AM (vg8iE)


I rate that 1200 millikohns on the retarded scale.

Posted by: rickl at August 21, 2017 11:25 AM (xjiRE)

471 464 458 Somebody just shot a judge in Steubenville Ohio...

Posted by: McCool at August 21, 2017 11:22 AM (KvRqW)

Not in Reno?
Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 11:23 AM (0mRoj)

Dang it, I was going to make a crack about not shooting the deputy. (Too soon?)

Posted by: joncelli, Longbow Afficianado and Phalangist at August 21, 2017 11:25 AM (RD7QR)

472 >>Making predictions isn't science. Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 11:23 AM (39g3+)

No, but hypothesis development is.

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 11:25 AM (Bdeb0)

473 About the painting... I'm an Art major and my specialty is the Impressionists.. While this isn't particularly my type of "art"I can enjoy the use of form and color.....

Oh screw it... It sucks


Posted by: It's me donna at August 21, 2017 11:25 AM (O2RFr)

474 I'm sitting on this tweet for after the eclipse:

"great, the sun went away. This never happened when OBAMA was president! #Impeach"

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 11:26 AM (39g3+)

475 : Insomniac

How you doing today?

Posted by: It's me donna at August 21, 2017 11:26 AM (O2RFr)

476 473 About the painting... I'm an Art major and my specialty is the Impressionists.. While this isn't particularly my type of "art"I can enjoy the use of form and color.....

Oh screw it... It sucks


Posted by: It's me donna at August 21, 2017 11:25 AM (O2RFr)

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I thought someone kicked over a couple of paint buckets.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 11:26 AM (9srr1)

477 Happy Human Sacrifice Monday, all! *does interpretive eclipse dance*

We were away doing bidness stuff all weekend, and I'm sure I missed lots of moron snark regarding the U.S.S. McCain.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at August 21, 2017 11:27 AM (PY9jH)

478 (Also, I agree with the Catholics and the Orthodox that icons act as a mediating device between the believer and God, but that's neither here nor there.)
Posted by: joncelli, Longbow Afficianado and Phalangist at August 21, 2017 11:17 AM (RD7QR)

The Iconoclasts believed that Icons had becomemore than images. They were idols, and the success of the aniconic Muslims just provided evidence that God was punishing them. The idolatry had to be cleansed. Their arguments won over the emperors for about 80 years.

Posted by: Kris at August 21, 2017 11:27 AM (nwqNw)

479 No, but hypothesis development is.

Sure, but that's part of the experimental process. Its not "this will happen" but rather "I think this will happen, let's find out."

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 11:27 AM (39g3+)

480 477 Happy Human Sacrifice Monday, all! *does interpretive eclipse dance*

We were away doing bidness stuff all weekend, and I'm sure I missed lots of moron snark regarding the U.S.S. McCain.
Posted by: Jane D'oh at August 21, 2017 11:27 AM (PY9jH)

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I should watch Apocolypto...

Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 11:27 AM (9srr1)

481
Somebody just shot a judge in Steubenville Ohio...

Was he snoring?
Posted by: Jack Sock


YES!

Posted by: John Wesley Hardin at August 21, 2017 11:28 AM (IqV8l)

482 I'm sitting on this tweet for after the eclipse:



"great, the sun went away. This never happened when OBAMA was president! #Impeach"

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 11:26 AM (39g3+)


Perfect! Mind if I steal it?

Posted by: Jane D'oh at August 21, 2017 11:28 AM (PY9jH)

483
Of course, what the NYT, NDT and science lovers
don't get is the solar eclipse was not predicted. It was calculated.
Sort of like 2+2=4 is not a prediction, it is math.



Extremely excellent point which helps illustrate the ignorance of
the NYT writer and how they are getting it all wrong with climate
change.



Making predictions isn't science.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 11:23 AM (39g3+)

Watching the Milo interview on YouTube, he called American Reporters the stupidest people around. Coming from an English guy, that's probably a correct observation.

Posted by: Colin at August 21, 2017 11:28 AM (lSeoO)

484 AP is reporting that the van driver in Spain has been captured.

Posted by: JackStraw at August 21, 2017 11:29 AM (/tuJf)

485 Apparently, the judge is in stable condition. Two suspects. One is dead and the other is in custody.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 11:29 AM (9srr1)

486 If there is no visible sun, is it still and eclipse?

Posted by: IP at August 21, 2017 11:29 AM (UmSfZ)

487 *Stares at painting*

Hmmm. Absurd yet flaccid.

Posted by: Duke Lowell at August 21, 2017 11:29 AM (gC2IV)

488 475 : Insomniac

How you doing today?
Posted by: It's me donna at August 21, 2017 11:26 AM (O2RFr)

I'm alright, by my standards. Yesterday was a very bad day.
How are you? Prepared for the return of the Elder Gods?

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 11:29 AM (0mRoj)

489 Helicopter circling above, I bet its news looking at the city for interesting groups of people gathering. There were tents set up in the parks from people staying there overnight to see the event today. Hotels were charging upwards of $500 a night, and not the best ones either.

At least I hope its news and not some sucker who paid to fly around Salem two hours before the eclipse.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 11:30 AM (39g3+)

490 477 Happy Human Sacrifice Monday, all! *does interpretive eclipse dance*

We were away doing bidness stuff all weekend, and I'm sure I missed lots of moron snark regarding the U.S.S. McCain.
Posted by: Jane D'oh at August 21, 2017 11:27 AM (PY9jH)

BLOOD FOR THE BLOOD GOD!!!

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 11:30 AM (0mRoj)

491 Apparently, the judge is in stable condition. Two suspects. One is dead and the other is in custody.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 11:29 AM (9srr1)

What'd they do, storm the courthouse?

Posted by: KingOneEyedJack at August 21, 2017 11:31 AM (z79tQ)

492 I'm alright, by my standards. Yesterday was a very bad day.
How are you? Prepared for the return of the Elder Gods?

I'm fine. I've had days like that myself... Glad you feel a bit better...

Posted by: It's me donna at August 21, 2017 11:31 AM (O2RFr)

493 >>Sure, but that's part of the experimental process.
Its not "this will happen" but rather "I think this will happen, let's
find out." Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 11:27 AM (39g3+)

If my hypothesis is correct, when you cut out your heart the eclipse won't occur; that's the testable prediction. The gathering data part would be you cutting out your heart to see if if the eclipse didn't occur.

Science.

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 11:31 AM (Bdeb0)

494 I'm being followed by a moon shadow.

Posted by: Old Sol at August 21, 2017 11:31 AM (IqV8l)

495 491 Apparently, the judge is in stable condition. Two suspects. One is dead and the other is in custody.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 11:29 AM (9srr1)

What'd they do, storm the courthouse?
Posted by: KingOneEyedJack at August 21, 2017 11:31 AM (z79tQ)

=============

He was leaving and they attacked.

Bailiff returned fire.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 11:32 AM (9srr1)

496 Posted by: It's me donna at August 21, 2017 11:18 AM (O2RFr)

Read about it. Didn't hear it, but I wouldn't be surprised if it was mostly a bunch of street theatre funded by Soros along with some people who were actually there because a few who were Neo Nazis and a few others who were genuinely concerned about removal of statues because......History

Lord, remove these thorns (Soros and son) from our side!

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 11:32 AM (iVOAv)

497 487 *Stares at painting*

Hmmm. Absurd yet flaccid.
Posted by: Duke Lowell at August 21, 2017 11:29 AM (gC2IV)

[Golf clap] That describes so much of our culture today that it makes you want to cry.

Posted by: joncelli, Longbow Afficianado and Phalangist at August 21, 2017 11:32 AM (RD7QR)

498 Apparently, the judge is in stable condition. Two suspects. One is dead and the other is in custody.

Not to jump to conclusions but...ah hell, let's play the left's style game here:

Definitely a BLM ordered hit.

Posted by: GMan at August 21, 2017 11:32 AM (sxq57)

499 Dozens of reasons why a judge would be shot.
Suprised it doesn't happen more often.
Posted by: KingOneEyedJack at August 21, 2017 11:24 AM (z79tQ)

Yup.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 21, 2017 11:32 AM (0mRoj)

500 So by Wednesday will the Powerball annuity be past $700 million?

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 21, 2017 11:32 AM (WjqDo)

501 Lord, remove these thorns (Soros and son) from our side!

Amen...

Posted by: It's me donna at August 21, 2017 11:32 AM (O2RFr)

502 498 Apparently, the judge is in stable condition. Two suspects. One is dead and the other is in custody.

Not to jump to conclusions but...ah hell, let's play the left's style game here:

Definitely a BLM ordered hit.
Posted by: GMan at August 21, 2017 11:32 AM (sxq57)

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How close to an PP office is it?

Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 11:33 AM (9srr1)

503 Perfect! Mind if I steal it?

Feel free

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 11:33 AM (39g3+)

504

Take a look at this.
Guest (special forces Terry Schappert) on Gutfeld's show explaining how he would eliminate domestic ISIS terrorists.

Pretty simple idea.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Za9jG2oXDw0

Go to the 14Min Mark.

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 11:33 AM (fceHP)

505 Driving back up I-95 from SW GA yesterday evening, it was like the entire state of FL was racing north to catch the damned eclipse in SC. One mini-van was sporting a sign reading "Eclipse Chassis."

Husband and I have our glasses (our bank gave them to us), but he's actually WORKING and preparing to leave to go to flyover country on bidness tomorrow, so we'll both look up at some point from our separate places, go, "Umm hummm" and go back to life as usual.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at August 21, 2017 11:33 AM (PY9jH)

506 Iconoclasts also destroy great works of art.. It's weird to go to Europe and see faces missing in stained glass windows (I particularly noticed this in Holland because of iconoclasm in the 17th century.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 11:34 AM (iVOAv)

507 Actual headline at Politico: "Why Are There No Nazi Statues In Germany"

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 11:34 AM (Bdeb0)

508 The responses to the NYT eclipse = Climate tweet are pretty much all calling them dunces.

https://twitter.com/nytclimate/status/898727886290649088

Posted by: Buzzsaw at August 21, 2017 11:34 AM (r5KeJ)

509 That painting is from Rothko's Urine series.

Nice rendering of No. 5

Posted by: mrp at August 21, 2017 11:35 AM (Pqytn)

510 Guest (special forces Terry Schappert) on Gutfeld's show explaining how he would eliminate domestic ISIS terrorists.

Saw that. I couldn't agree more... That Cat Tymph or whatever woman looked like she was gonna cry at the thought...

Posted by: It's me donna at August 21, 2017 11:35 AM (O2RFr)

511 505 Driving back up I-95 from SW GA yesterday evening, it was like the entire state of FL was racing north to catch the damned eclipse in SC. One mini-van was sporting a sign reading "Eclipse Chassis."

Husband and I have our glasses (our bank gave them to us), but he's actually WORKING and preparing to leave to go to flyover country on bidness tomorrow, so we'll both look up at some point from our separate places, go, "Umm hummm" and go back to life as usual.
Posted by: Jane D'oh at August 21, 2017 11:33 AM (PY9jH)

===============

I live in Charleston, and Dolley and I are working from home while Jr. watches 101 Dalmatians.

We just didn't want to risk the traffic. We can go outside for a few minutes in the afternoon to burn our eyes out of our sockets.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison at August 21, 2017 11:35 AM (9srr1)

512 Actual headline at Politico: "Why Are There No Nazi Statues In Germany"
Posted by: Zod



SMDH.

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 11:35 AM (R+p/Q)

513 I took the sock off, and when the comment appeared, it's back.
Must be some of that eclipse black magic.

Oops. I denounce myself. I meant to say POC magic.

Posted by: OneEyedJack at August 21, 2017 11:35 AM (z79tQ)

514 Ia! Ia! Obama Fthagn!

Posted by: Hikaru at August 21, 2017 11:35 AM (9TK8E)

515 *NOOD!*

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) at August 21, 2017 11:35 AM (Ckg4U)

516 Prime Minister JustinTrudeauhas a message for asylum seekers:
crossing illegally into the country doesn't offer an advantage when it
comes to obtaining refugee status in Canada.

"If I could directly speak to people seeking asylum, I'd like to
remind them there's no advantage," Trudeausaidat a news conference
Sunday in Montreal.

"Our rules, our principles and our laws apply to everyone."





Heresy I tell you!

Posted by: IP at August 21, 2017 11:35 AM (UmSfZ)

517

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Senator Bernie Sanders is making a stop in Indianapolis this afternoon to talk about jobs and the economy.

The former presidential candidate is hosting the event with Good Jobs Nation and Chuck Jones. Jones recently retired as the president of United Steelworkers Local 1999.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 21, 2017 11:35 AM (IqV8l)

518 Spain vented another terrorist. Operation Reconquista must be under way.

Posted by: Marcus T, Awaiting the Obvious at August 21, 2017 11:36 AM (WazjI)

519 Posted by: Diogenes at August 21, 2017 11:07 AM (0tfLf)


Where you at?

Posted by: LASue at August 21, 2017 11:37 AM (hZ+us)

520 The point is that a religious question had the power to get people up in arms so much that there was actual violence in the streets. (Also, I agree with the Catholics and the Orthodox that icons act as a mediating device between the believer and God, but that's neither here nor there.)

Posted by: joncelli, Longbow Afficianado and Phalangist


It used to bother me that religious people could get so worked up over hairsplitting points of doctrine. But the secular antifa is getting worked up over the existence of statues. And they don't even have a world view that allows them to believe in morality anyway.

Posted by: Joan of Arc at August 21, 2017 11:38 AM (/qEW2)

521 The eclipse stuff is about to start.

Ready for the worlds end.

Posted by: blaster at August 21, 2017 11:38 AM (k+mZh)

522 Off singed sock.

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 11:38 AM (/qEW2)

523 The responses to the NYT eclipse = Climate tweet are pretty much all calling them dunces.
==========

I like the person who said, "This is so dumb, I'm actually questioning climate change now."

Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 11:39 AM (vg8iE)

524 >>>NYT sent out a Tweet basically saying that if we can predict a solar eclipse, then we were right about climate change.<<<

Predicting an eclipse is like predicting night and day.

Being right about climate change is like teleporting to the nearest sentient alien civilization for pizza takeout, hold the anchovies.

Posted by: Fritz at August 21, 2017 11:40 AM (2Mnv1)

525 Alternate Title:

Wastepaper basket.....That time of the month.

Posted by: john doesky at August 21, 2017 11:41 AM (7GvGz)

526 Somebody just shot a judge in Steubenville Ohio...

Posted by: McCool at August 21, 2017 11:22 AM (KvRqW)

Wasn't me, I was in Reno at the time.

Posted by: zombie Johnny Cash at August 21, 2017 11:44 AM (2le8w)

527 I still wonder about those six police killed in one day. That's an awful lot in a short time period.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 11:45 AM (39g3+)

528 The eclipse is coming. I'm starting to feel tingly.

Oh.....wait. The lamp has a short.

Posted by: Soona's Cat at August 21, 2017 11:45 AM (Fmupd)

529 Off furbag sock.

Posted by: Soona at August 21, 2017 11:46 AM (Fmupd)

530 Other Antifa radicals suggested that they had stockpiled firearms and were prepared to use them

My suggestion to Antifa - don't talk shit - do it.

Posted by: An Observation at August 21, 2017 11:51 AM (Al1UA)

531 Making predictions isn't science.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 21, 2017 11:23 AM (39g3+)

Well, it is, in a manner of speaking. It's called hypothesis testing. For instance, one of the consequences of relativity theory was that the Sun's gravity would bend rays of light from a distant star, and that star would appear to be displaced from its known position as it was occulted by the Sun. Now, normally, you cannot observe a star anywhere near the Sun. But some astronomers went and observed such an event during a solar eclipse, and the prediction was confirmed. Had it not been confirmed, it would have falsified Relativity theory.

But Gerbil Worming is deliberately set up to be un-falsifiable; it's religion, not Science.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 21, 2017 11:53 AM (2le8w)

532 I hate people that snore. If you snore too loud, you should be shot.

Posted by: John Wesley Hardin at August 21, 2017 12:00 PM (sf2BM)

533 Kindltot livestreaming the eclipse:

Yep, it's getting darker . . . yup, and darker . . . and the idiot neighbors a clapping and hooting . . . and now it is light again.

Wow, what a build up for 1 minute 40 seconds.

Now I get to lie about "seeing the face of Gaia" or "connecting with the whole"

Posted by: kindltot at August 21, 2017 12:19 PM (mkDpn)

534 Johannes Keppler, the guy who calculated the orbit of Mars based on Tycho Brahe's observations, wrote a story about visiting the Moon traveling with lunar demons who could only travel between the Moon and the Earth and back again during eclipses, and he hitched a ride with them.

Book was called Somnium

And everyone stole from him after that.

Posted by: kindltot at August 21, 2017 12:25 PM (mkDpn)

535
First Strike, Pyongyang

Posted by: Krebs v Carnot: Epic Battle of the Cycling Stars (TM) at August 21, 2017 12:29 PM (pNxlR)

536 Alternate title:
A crab's-eye view of Lena Dunham's bunghole as she straddles a bearskin rug.

Posted by: WaitingForMartel at August 21, 2017 12:31 PM (7ij3A)

537 OH MY GOD! WHAT IS HAPPENING TO THE SUN?!

Posted by: Party of Science Headquarters at August 21, 2017 12:56 PM (2z74n)

538 This is pretty cool. I've been watching it without glasses for about an hour and acheived totality some time ago.

When is the sun coming back?

Posted by: Joe Biden at August 21, 2017 12:58 PM (2z74n)

The Morning Report 8/21/17

NaziAntifa.jpg

Good morning kids. Start of another week, and can anyone doubt that we are now in the beginning phases of some sort of insurrection? Some have called it a cold civil war but in the face of the Steve Scalise shooting, Charlottesville and indeed the targeting of law enforcement officers, it is indeed heating up. Even the usually level-headed Rush Limbaugh, who always says to nervous callers "I'll tell you when it's time to panic" had an opening monologue last Friday that had a message and tone that, at least to my ears, said "okay, time to panic."

On the pretext of "fighting fascists and Nazis" the so-called intellectual elite in the media/cultural/academic complex have openly declared that violence is acceptable. Except, as we all know, they are not fighting fascists and Nazis: they ARE the fascists and Nazis. This is all merely a patently obvious pretext to use violence to essentially overthrow the government, destroy the Constitution (what's left of it) and complete the mission that Bill Ayers and his fellow travelers fantasized about almost 50 years ago. Obviously, this cannot stand and must not be allowed to stand. The question is not only what can the President do in the face of this, considering the judicial system and indeed the instrumentalities of government within the bureaucracy are also in open revolt against him. More to the point, at the grassroots level what can we do to prevent this insanity from igniting into a full-grown conflagration?

In the sidebar, one small gesture; a petition to label "Antifa" a terrorist organization has already reached the 100,000 signature threshold that sends it to the White House for consideration. It would send a rather powerful message if we can get that total upwards of 500,000 or even a million (or more). The Maoists are attempting to erase our history, destroy our culture and grind our bones to dust. To paraphrase one of history's greatest mass murderers, let the real resistance bloom, with all of us.

As for the solar eclipse, if you are in its path, do not stare at it unless you have the appropriate safety gear. Anyway, links from around the world, across the nation and up your street. Have a better one and remain blessed.

Below the Fold, Some Music to Eclipse By....

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at 06:08 AM




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1 Good Morning Morons. Took a break from the brown and watching the beautiful grey mist out the window in front of the rocking chair.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:15 AM (mpXpK)

2 From what I have seen they are both the same if you are talking about the people.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:16 AM (mpXpK)

3 3

Posted by: Barack Obama at August 21, 2017 07:16 AM (/qEW2)

4 Mornin'
Happy Monday

Posted by: wing at August 21, 2017 07:17 AM (Ohl7S)

5 I would still not call this a civil war. I would call it a couple of of violent fringe groups who want to stir up shit. These people do not have but a very very small fraction of the people supporting them.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:17 AM (mpXpK)

6 I always wondered how fascism gets a toe hold (and communism, nazis, etc.). And now I know.

Posted by: IanDeal at August 21, 2017 07:17 AM (qcIL3)

7 Not sure why McMustard is still there....

Posted by: CrotchetyOldJarhead at August 21, 2017 07:18 AM (ZGsc5)

8 One other thing to keep in mind, this shit is only happening in hardcore far left urban hell's run by Democrats.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:19 AM (mpXpK)

9 G'mornin' Horde !

Posted by: sock_rat_eez, they are gaslighting us 24/7 at August 21, 2017 07:19 AM (Umfx1)

10 5 I would still not call this a civil war. I would call it a couple of of violent fringe groups who want to stir up shit. These people do not have but a very very small fraction of the people supporting them.
Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:17 AM (mpXpK)


Except with the media as a force multiplier, a very large portion of the federal bureaucracy including LE and IC, as well as too many people in the private sector willing to cave to this, it is a problem. To say the least.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 07:19 AM (mbhDw)

11 Rush is trying to sell soap with some extra hype.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:20 AM (mpXpK)

12
I had forgotten the meeting between Malcolm X and George Lincoln Rockwell. As well as the common Joo-hate amongst other things.

Plus ca change....

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 07:21 AM (mbhDw)

13 Good morning, Horde.

Thank you, J.J. and thanks to the other cobs for assembling great content day by day for us that can read. Must be a hell of a job and I hope no one takes it for granted.

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at August 21, 2017 07:21 AM (+bPVN)

14 Why are people contributing to the RNC?

Those a-holes are worthless. If people want to give money to somebody, they should give it to Trump's campaign.

At least Trump fights. That's more than those whiny appeasers in the RNC are willing to do.

Posted by: TrivialPursuer at August 21, 2017 07:22 AM (HZrjw)

15 I would call it a couple of of violent fringe groups who want to stir up shit. These people do not have but a very very small fraction of the people supporting them.

Pfffft....It'll never become a thing.

Posted by: Zombie Thomas Hutchinson at August 21, 2017 07:22 AM (ZGsc5)

16 hardcore far left urban hell's run by Democrats.
Posted by: Vic We Have No Party

We approve of this message.

Posted by: Department of Redundancy Department at August 21, 2017 07:22 AM (+ytNp)

17 "Big Business" huh, I guess that is a different way to spell Soros.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:22 AM (mpXpK)

18 I'm still bonging this morning. Weed & eclipse: my kinda Monday.

Posted by: Willie Nelson at August 21, 2017 07:23 AM (bc2Lc)

19 Good morning

Posted by: CSMBigBird at August 21, 2017 07:23 AM (xInes)

20 If only we could invent the technology to equip our Navy with the means to avoid colliding with 600 ft. slow moving freighters.

This seems to be the biggest problem our military is facing at the moment.

Posted by: jwest at August 21, 2017 07:24 AM (Zs4uk)

21 Willowed...but it fits here too.

In this frenzy to out anyone whose actions could in anyway be interpreted as support for the KKK, why the crickets about Hillary and her professed love and admiration for actual KKK-er Robert Byrd?

Posted by: LASue at August 21, 2017 07:24 AM (hZ+us)

22 Poll's?????


Does anyone still believe any of those? After the last election fiasco for the polling BS anyone who believes any of their shit is an idiot.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:24 AM (mpXpK)

23 C-Span interviewed Milo about his book which he is of course promoting. Very intelligent interview, he says no TV interviews have come his way despite his book is selling well. (its on YouTube) If he would only draw a Hitler mustache on Trump, he would get much more attention. His experiences with American journalists are they are the stupidest he has ever seen. And of course a poster promoting his book was banned by the Washington, DC metro.

Posted by: Colin at August 21, 2017 07:24 AM (lSeoO)

24 At one time Trump was splitting contributions and giving half to the RNC.

Posted by: MAGA at August 21, 2017 07:25 AM (Tyk2V)

25 21>> If it weren't for double standards the press would have none.

Posted by: CrotchetyOldJarhead at August 21, 2017 07:25 AM (ZGsc5)

26 With a shitty name like McCain the ship was bound to be jinxed. There are 10 sailors missing and 5 injured. I remember us going through the straights of Malacca. An announcement was made that we were "sneaking" through the straights. We went through at a full bell in broad daylight. Imagine a 90,000 ton aircraft carrier sneaking through straights so narrow you can see land on both sides. In any case, it looks like the Navy needs to take a serious look at how bridge personnel are now being qualified.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:25 AM (mpXpK)

27 Any "white" group of people can be labeled kkk or Nazi according to the left. This attitude is not only racist but goes against our Constitution. But since the left are nothing but communists it's just par for the course. And I put a large part of the blame on the MFM. They promote these ideas. The GOPe are just as bad. A pox on all their houses.

Posted by: Case at August 21, 2017 07:26 AM (EnbfO)

28 I don't consider Trump's spur of the moment "that's too bad" a gaffe. That MFM attacking.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:27 AM (mpXpK)

29 Two factions of Democrats battle it out. I'm rooting for casualties.

Posted by: Grump928(c) at August 21, 2017 07:27 AM (dUfyB)

30 26 In any case, it looks like the Navy needs to take a serious look at how bridge personnel are now being qualified.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:25 AM (mpXpK)


If they're reading manuals written by Omar Sharif....

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 07:27 AM (mbhDw)

31 Re: KKK Byrd
According to my totally SJW offspring, Byrd repented his evil ways and worked for the Greater Good, so he is redeemed.

Posted by: Gouverneur Morris at August 21, 2017 07:27 AM (PHxng)

32 Wifey says she is planing on watching that eclipse. She will be disappointed because the "shadow path" will be far south of us.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:28 AM (mpXpK)

33 It's another wonderful day here in flyover country. The unpeople of Jesusland are living peaceful and productive lives.

Posted by: JAS at August 21, 2017 07:28 AM (UnDQI)

34 No mention of the comments over the weekend that Wikileaks reported that some Repubs took money from Hillary?

Don't know if true or not and didn't check up at the Wikileaks website.

Posted by: MAGA at August 21, 2017 07:28 AM (Tyk2V)

35 31 Re: KKK Byrd
According to my totally SJW offspring, Byrd repented his evil ways and worked for the Greater Good, so he is redeemed.
Posted by: Gouverneur Morris at August 21, 2017 07:27 AM (PHxng)


But Strom Thurmond is a piece of shit, right?

Sheesh.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 07:28 AM (mbhDw)

36 Just a question: are there more ship collisions or are we just hearing about them more often?

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at August 21, 2017 07:29 AM (fzILW)

37 Commie pope demands that "migrants" get all sorts of freebies (health care, bank accounts, etc.) from nations they're invading, and also says that migrants' right to dignity and protection trumps the invaded nations' right to national security.

Okay, migrants you know what to do now. Head straight for Vatican City and demand all your goodies and your right to live within the walls.

Just don't be surprised when the guards keep you out.

Commie pope is a "do what I say, not what I do" type of guy.

Posted by: TrivialPursuer at August 21, 2017 07:29 AM (HZrjw)

38 Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:25 AM (mpXpK)

I understand the physics behind altering the vector of two significant masses in motion, but I really am having difficulty understanding how those two masses came to be on a convergent course with no human intervention.

Posted by: CrotchetyOldJarhead at August 21, 2017 07:29 AM (ZGsc5)

39 In any case, it looks like the Navy needs to take a serious look at how bridge personnel are now being qualified.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party

Remember, as you float along in shark-filled waters "Diversity is our strength".

Posted by: Prince Ludwig the Deplorable at August 21, 2017 07:29 AM (+ytNp)

40 I completley discount any poll.

Posted by: Kreplach at August 21, 2017 07:29 AM (2JcMg)

41 These people do not have but a very very small fraction of the people supporting them.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:17 AM (mpXpK)


While that may be true, one of those people is the mega rich Nazi sympathizer, George Soros.

These Antifa fucks don't have the money to travel across the country to protest. Someone is paying them to do it.

Posted by: RickZ at August 21, 2017 07:29 AM (YWfEr)

42 It's not just the Navy having personnel issues. All the services have been hollowed out by the JEF.

That and the officers are more political than military now.

Posted by: Deplorable Redneck Bitter Clinger at August 21, 2017 07:29 AM (jAZR9)

43 Once you make it okay to beat Nazis, everybody can be a Nazi.

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at August 21, 2017 07:31 AM (oVJmc)

44 @5

Well our society was completely and irrevocably altered by the maltreatment of 10 pct of the population.

Small groups have out sized influence especially when you have people who can utilize this agitation to amass power and move the ratchet left.

Posted by: Kreplach at August 21, 2017 07:32 AM (2JcMg)

45
Once the shark smells the blood in the water does it stop? Or continue circling around, narrowing it's search until it finds its prey.

The Democrats started this. They may not be able to end it. Next election could wipe them out if they don't put an end to it.

Posted by: Slippery Slope Salesman at August 21, 2017 07:32 AM (EgwCt)

46 Why are people contributing to the RNC?

Those a-holes are worthless. If people want to give money to somebody, they should give it to Trump's campaign.

At least Trump fights. That's more than those whiny appeasers in the RNC are willing to do.

Posted by: TrivialPursuer


The R's control the majority of seats. It might be big donors (like Soros) who realize that the Dems are bad investments, so they are greasing the palms of the RNC.

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 07:32 AM (/qEW2)

47 10 Except with the media as a force multiplier, a very
large portion of the federal bureaucracy including LE and IC, as well as
too many people in the private sector willing to cave to this, it is a
problem. To say the least.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 07:19 AM (mbhDw)

When we have 5 or 6 thousand people here in my small town shooting each other I will call it a civil war. But it is only only a real problem in Democrat run Hell's where they encourage it.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:32 AM (mpXpK)

48 I would still not call this a civil war. I would call it a couple of of violent fringe groups who want to stir up shit. These people do not have but a very very small fraction of the people supporting them.

I think there is a significant portion of the Left who support Antifa.

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at August 21, 2017 07:32 AM (oVJmc)

49 26 With a shitty name like McCain the ship was bound to be jinxed.
________________

No kidding. Why would anybody name a ship after a guy who was known for always crashing?

Just asking for trouble.

Posted by: TrivialPursuer at August 21, 2017 07:32 AM (HZrjw)

50 I recall being unsettled Friday as Rush opened his show that he was taking the next week off due the urging of his staff.
Never heard anything like that from Rush before.

Posted by: Taqyia2Me @ Intersectionality of Deplorable & Irredeemable at August 21, 2017 07:33 AM (Ftuf+)

51 I think all that muzzie outreach at NASA is paying off. There is a plan hatching at NASA to drill into the Yellowstone caldera and...inject water...in an attempt to cool the magma dome. Let's think about this kids. Inject water into a confined space pressurized and heated to unimaginable temperatures.
I guess that's one way to usher in the new caliphate.

Posted by: Brave Sir Robin at August 21, 2017 07:34 AM (ty7RM)

52 43 Once you make it okay to beat Nazis, everybody can be a Nazi.
Posted by: Mr. Peebles at August 21, 2017 07:31 AM (oVJmc)



THIS. THIS. THIS. THIS. THIS. THIS.THIS. THIS. THIS.THIS. THIS. THIS. THIS. THIS. THIS.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 07:35 AM (mbhDw)

53 48>>

There's a significant portion of the GOPe who support Antifa..,

Posted by: Hikaru at August 21, 2017 07:35 AM (OTxT2)

54 Supposedly McMaster/Kelly failed to inform PDT about the collision.

Posted by: Ben Had at August 21, 2017 07:35 AM (yBHdw)

55 Inject water into a confined space pressurized and heated to unimaginable temperatures.
I guess that's one way to usher in the new caliphate.
Posted by: Brave Sir Robin

Not to worry. They're going to use hot water

Posted by: Bruce at August 21, 2017 07:35 AM (8ikIW)

56 Anti-fa? Piss on you! I'm working for Mel Brooks!

Posted by: Taggart at August 21, 2017 07:36 AM (bc2Lc)

57
The R's control the majority of seats. It might be big donors (like Soros) who realize that the Dems are bad investments, so they are greasing the palms of the RNC.


The Ds prospects for the mid-terms are very grim, despite anything they do to the contrary. They have a huge number of Senate seats on the line and the Rs very few.

Giving money to the Ds is a bad investment for this cycle since they have little chance numerically of gaining more power.

And if they continue to go the radical and violent route, they could get a lot worse.

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at August 21, 2017 07:37 AM (oVJmc)

58 5 I would still not call this a civil war. I would call it a couple of of violent fringe groups who want to stir up shit. These people do not have but a very very small fraction of the people supporting them.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:17 AM (mpXpK)

I would call it civilization vs. barbarians. Antifa are anarcho-communists who are against any form of social order (which they brand as fascism). If they are allowed to win, society will shortly thereafter degenerate into warlords and petty dictators.

Posted by: Cato the Rebel Without a Party at August 21, 2017 07:37 AM (J+mig)

59 @50

Well Rush has been fighting the good fight for 30+ years and pushing to get the GOP to this very moment of having the most conservative President in the history of the Republic and a GOP controlled congress and Senate only to see this once in a lifetime opportunity being squandered because the Congress and Senates hates the President even more than the Democrats.

So he is probably demoralized as we are demoralized.

Posted by: Kreplach at August 21, 2017 07:38 AM (2JcMg)

60 I guess that's one way to usher in the new caliphate.

Posted by: Brave Sir Robin at August 21, 2017 07:34 AM (ty7RM)

The NASA of old is gone, now the "scientists" who work for them probably sit around hitting the bong, and thinking up things....Hey, let create a new geyser at Yellowstone....yeah man.

Posted by: Colin at August 21, 2017 07:38 AM (lSeoO)

61 Do you think the 10 sailors fell overboard? Or is it like the other collision? They downed in a compartment below the water line?

Posted by: JAS at August 21, 2017 07:38 AM (UnDQI)

62 38 I understand the physics behind altering the vector
of two significant masses in motion, but I really am having difficulty
understanding how those two masses came to be on a convergent course
with no human intervention.

Posted by: CrotchetyOldJarhead at August 21, 2017 07:29 AM (ZGsc5)

The straights of Mallaca are very narrow. Some parts are less than 10 miles wide and you do have to make course changes. It IS a dangerous passage which is why I was damned surprised we went through at a full bell. But we were headed for the latest ME crisis.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:38 AM (mpXpK)

63 In South Cakkalaki to watch the snake eat the sun.

Hoping the weather holds.

Posted by: blaster at August 21, 2017 07:39 AM (k+mZh)

64 Is it ANTI - fa or AN - tifa?

Posted by: jwest at August 21, 2017 07:39 AM (Zs4uk)

65 @54

For that alone he should be shit canned.

Posted by: Kreplach at August 21, 2017 07:39 AM (2JcMg)

66 I think there is a significant portion of the Left who support Antifa.
They might support antifa, but can't do much about it full time. Volunteer scheduling at the Brattlesborough Reproductive Health and Coffee House takes up a lot of time.

Posted by: Brave Sir Robin at August 21, 2017 07:39 AM (ty7RM)

67 64 Is it ANTI - fa or AN - tifa?
Posted by: jwest at August 21, 2017 07:39 AM (Zs4uk)

Auntie MAIM.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 07:40 AM (mbhDw)

68 >>>Bray-ing Jackass Declares Violence "A Legitimate Response" to "Far-Right's Ideology"

I think a legitimate response to being attacked by a rabid dog is to put it down, because it is not a rational creature. The military should stage some kind of op: have some of them pose as defenders of free speech, scheduled to hold a rally in some blue hellhole, like Berkeley. Antifa will swarm them like cockroaches. When they do, treat them as one would an invading army. It would at the very least act as a deterrent for any such future events.

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 07:40 AM (/qEW2)

69 62 But we were headed for the latest ME crisis.
Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:38 AM (mpXpK)

Damn Jooz again!

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 07:41 AM (mbhDw)

70 49
No kidding. Why would anybody name a ship after a guy who was known for always crashing?



Just asking for trouble.

Posted by: TrivialPursuer at August 21, 2017 07:32 AM (HZrjw)

Admittedly they were named after his grandfather and great grandfather but it is still a shitty name.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:41 AM (mpXpK)

71 Once you make it okay to beat Nazis, everybody can be a Nazi.
Posted by: Mr. Peebles

Is that like the "if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail"?

Posted by: Bruce at August 21, 2017 07:41 AM (8ikIW)

72 Looked at my posts on DDG-62. Rerun them.

I know I could do a better job as OOD. Straights of Malacca are not the Straights of Messina. I've done both.


Have a great day everyone. My wife, my up-the-hill neighbor, and I are going to Beatrice, Nebraska for the eclipse. 100 miles north.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at August 21, 2017 07:42 AM (hyuyC)

73 26 With a shitty name like McCain the ship was bound to be jinxed. There are 10 sailors missing and 5 injured. I remember us going through the straights of Malacca. An announcement was made that we were "sneaking" through the straights. We went through at a full bell in broad daylight. Imagine a 90,000 ton aircraft carrier sneaking through straights so narrow you can see land on both sides. In any case, it looks like the Navy needs to take a serious look at how bridge personnel are now being qualified.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:25 AM (mpXpK)

It sounds to me like a serious training problem, and (given that it's an artifact of Obama-era policy), probably due to a politically-connected nincompoop promoted past his level of incompetence.

Posted by: Cato the Rebel Without a Party at August 21, 2017 07:42 AM (J+mig)

74 I would call it a couple of of violent fringe groups who want to stir up shit.

York, Lancaster.
Guelph, Ghibelline.
Hatfield, McCoy.

Posted by: Stringer Davis at August 21, 2017 07:42 AM (H5rtT)

75 IIRC, it was an honorable name until this fucktard sullied it.

Posted by: JAS at August 21, 2017 07:42 AM (UnDQI)

76 Weather forecast is slightly smoky, mostly cloudless in Casper, WY.

The local Denny's is way understaffed for 6am breakfast shift...

Posted by: Eclipsoid at August 21, 2017 07:43 AM (Pby3z)

77 74 I would call it a couple of of violent fringe groups who want to stir up shit.

York, Lancaster.
Guelph, Ghibelline.
Hatfield, McCoy.
Posted by: Stringer Davis at August 21, 2017 07:42 AM (H5rtT)


Szatmar, Lubavitch.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 07:43 AM (mbhDw)

78 IIRC, it was an honorable name until this fucktard sullied it.

Posted by: JAS

Tell me about it.

Posted by: Sir Edmund Hillary at August 21, 2017 07:43 AM (8ikIW)

79 Tim Kaine now saying that the statue of Robert E Lee in the Capitol's Statuary Hall needs to be replaced with Pocahontas.

Probably the real one, not Elizabeth Warren.

Funny, no one is asking Kaine why he didn't push for this kind of thing when he was Governor of VA. Being a Democrat has all kinds of perks, apparently.

Posted by: Witchdoktor, AKA VA GOP Sucks at August 21, 2017 07:44 AM (eytER)

80
'Please, please follow us. The Nazis are that way!' F**k your f***ing Constitution, f**k your liberal Bernie bullshit. We are here to fight Nazis."



Just like little Red Guards nothing is going to stand in the way of their Cultural Revolution even fellow travelers (not Lee's horse) not deemed radical enough. The Dr. Frankenstein's on the left will have no idea how their creature is running out of control. And thanks to the scumbag politicians who have allowed them to get away with everything they want.

Posted by: TheQuietMan at August 21, 2017 07:44 AM (auHtY)

81 C-Span interviewed Milo about his book which he is of course promoting.


I saw that this morning. Among other things, Milo said that Google is skewing its results for SJW outcomes.

I figured he was hyperbolizing, but tried his example.

Go ahead, google "American inventors".

Posted by: Bandersnatch at August 21, 2017 07:44 AM (gIRsn)

82 MLK never advocated "Peace through violence."

Posted by: kallisto at August 21, 2017 07:45 AM (AAbgH)

83 Just a reminder -- tell your friends and pass it on.

The eclipse rule has been suspended.
Antifa protesters are NOT required to wear those funky glasses.
Go 'head. Basque in the glory.

Posted by: Stringer Davis at August 21, 2017 07:45 AM (H5rtT)

84 More Noos. Today is Monday, August 21, 2017. On this day in 1897 the Oldsmobile automobile company was founded by Ransome Olds. It was discontinued in 2004 during the GM bankruptcy reorganization and Obama screwing of the stockholders in favor of the unions.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:45 AM (mpXpK)

85 Turkish schools will no longer teach evolution. Unlike the phony Scopes trial in TN which was ginned up for PR purposes, this one is being ginned up for political purposes to satisfy the muzzie cult.


http://tinyurl.com/yao86x9m

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:46 AM (mpXpK)

86 RINO Romney wants a civil war unless Trump apologizes for telling the truth. Yeah you asshole, there is a reason you lost.


http://tinyurl.com/y7vl8nf6

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:46 AM (mpXpK)

87 I signed the Declare Them Terrorists petition yesterday. I'll probably wind up on some hate list. I don't care. Bring it.

Posted by: Under Fire at August 21, 2017 07:46 AM (mcI77)

88 Once you make it okay to beat Nazis, everybody can be a Nazi.
Posted by: Mr. Peebles at August 21, 2017 07:31 AM (oVJmc)



THIS. THIS. THIS. THIS. THIS. THIS.THIS. THIS. THIS.THIS. THIS. THIS. THIS. THIS. THIS.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 07:35 AM (mbhDw)



Thirded

Posted by: TheQuietMan at August 21, 2017 07:46 AM (auHtY)

89 >>>>>With a shitty name like McCain the ship was bound to be jinxed. There
are 10 sailors missing and 5 injured. I remember us going through the
straights of Malacca. An announcement was made that we were "sneaking"
through the straights. We went through at a full bell in broad daylight.
Imagine a 90,000 ton aircraft carrier sneaking through straights so
narrow you can see land on both sides. In any case, it looks like the
Navy needs to take a serious look at how bridge personnel are now being
qualified.
.
.
.Vic the wife and I were talking about the apparent lack of watch stander training this morning.

There simply isn't enough time to include training everything that a Sailor needs to do their job if you fill up valuable limited training hours with mandatory fluff training like diversity, human trafficking and accepting transgenders, etc.

Not sure if they still do it, but in the Navy we had to complete quarterly EEO training which included 2 hours of face time for everyone with the EEO person watching a stupid power point.

Required watch standing training an quals are being shoved further and further down the list in the name of PC.

Posted by: The Great White Scotsman at August 21, 2017 07:46 AM (0pcwX)

90 The people running the Jefferson memorial are bowing to the racist SJWs and modifying the Jefferson memorial exhibits to show his "slavery" record. I say we should modify the MLK memorial in DC to show his wife cheating ways and his ties to Soviet communism.


http://tinyurl.com/ycbdfzaw

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:47 AM (mpXpK)

91 82 MLK never advocated "Peace through violence."
Posted by: kallisto at August 21, 2017 07:45 AM (AAbgH)


There is a word for that: War.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 07:47 AM (mbhDw)

92 I just flew in from Colorado (and boy are my arms tired!)

Could not believe the throngs of eclipse tourists pouring into the Front Range. I felt like I was the only person *leaving.*

All that travel and accommodation money for a 2-minute event.

I get that it's a once-in-a-lifetime thing. But still.

Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017 07:47 AM (ul9CR)

93 PA coal mine reopens and the CEO cites a direct link to Trump.


http://tinyurl.com/y7t4pxom

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:47 AM (mpXpK)

94 All those rich people in San Jose, high tech millionaires who push liberal shit on the rest of the country, don't like the crap they give everyone else.


http://tinyurl.com/ybehbu5n

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:47 AM (mpXpK)

95 I think it is overwrought to call it war, civil or otherwise, at this point. It has certainly been worse in living memory. I keep reminding people of the Greensboro massacre in 79. Klan and Commies, with guns.

In the 60s we had a lot of violence. Actual terror groups blowing things up, political figures assassinated, all of that. We made it through that.

I think we can just now blather over and over about the stuff, that is what makes it seem worse.

Posted by: blaster at August 21, 2017 07:47 AM (k+mZh)

96 Charles Manson clone arrested for defacing a confederate monument in a cemetery in Indiana. IIANM you can get some serious trouble for vandalizing a cemetery.


http://tinyurl.com/y9zybett

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:48 AM (mpXpK)

97 Jeh Johnson joins the SJWs and shows why he is really a Democrat turd.


http://tinyurl.com/y9pmb7kh

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:48 AM (mpXpK)

98 Author Mark Bray defended a loose collection of leftists known as Antifa for their use of violent tactics in the wake of the deadly white nationalist Charlottesville rally, saying that such aggression "is a legitimate response to white supremacist and neo-Nazi violence" during a discussion Sunday on NBC News' "Meet the Press."

Once they are able to equate peacefully protesting the removal of a statue with "neo-Nazi violence" and use that to justify initiating violence, there is really no point in talking any more.

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 07:48 AM (/qEW2)

99 Thank you, JJ. I just sent that Rush Limbaugh piece to my husband and kids. I told the kids that one of the reasons we homeschooled them (and still have one in progress) is that so they could learn the truth about our country, not the progressive spew. Sure, the older ones got some of that in college, but by then they knew what was right and were well-equipped to handle it.

I haven't lost one to liberalism yet. I hope I never do.

Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 07:48 AM (UoSKV)

100 York, Lancaster.
Guelph, Ghibelline.
Hatfield, McCoy.
Szatmar, Lubavitch.



Starks and Lannisters.

Posted by: Grump928(c) at August 21, 2017 07:48 AM (LTHVh)

101 Sources in the WH say reports saying Ivanka pushed Bannon out of the WH are BS.


http://tinyurl.com/y93d4lgd

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:48 AM (mpXpK)

102 Looks like Turkey and Iran are forming military ties. It is far past time to kick Turkey out of NATO.


http://tinyurl.com/ycls6dyu

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:49 AM (mpXpK)

103 the bell will be silent in the great city,
as day becomes night over the new land.

a leader will sail on the river trimpus
powerball: 32 14 7 51 28 9.

nostradamus

Posted by: musical jolly chimp at August 21, 2017 07:49 AM (AxFdW)

104 It was discontinued in 2004 during the GM bankruptcy reorganization and
Obama screwing of the stockholders in favor of the unions.


2004 was well before Barky was President.

Posted by: let's not go nuts here at August 21, 2017 07:49 AM (4dqn6)

105 There is a reason Trump is (or has gone) going to AZ to campaign against RINO Flake. He is doubling down on his open borders BS.


http://tinyurl.com/ybwxyqlk

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:49 AM (mpXpK)

106 86 RINO Romney wants a civil war unless Trump apologizes for telling the truth. Yeah you asshole, there is a reason you lost.


http://tinyurl.com/y7vl8nf6
Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:46 AM (mpXpK)

They shit their pants at the thought that someone might accuse them of being racist and declare them "NOT OF THE BODY!".

So they demand Trump say that his entire base are the KKK, so they can feel good about themselves and continue to attend cocktail parties with big donors.

Posted by: Hikaru at August 21, 2017 07:49 AM (XMDuf)

107 Another reason why you should never buy anything Apple. They are giving the racist organization SPLC $2M.


http://tinyurl.com/yc9bbugm

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:49 AM (mpXpK)

108 I think we can just now blather over and over about the stuff, that is what makes it seem worse.

Posted by: blaster at August 21, 2017 07:47 AM (k+mZh)

Steve Scalise is only alive thanks to top-flight medical care, and now we've got an international throwback from the 30s beating protesters in the streets.

It may not be quite as bad as the 70s yet, but if it isn't, we're getting close at a breakneck pace.

Posted by: Cato the Rebel Without a Party at August 21, 2017 07:49 AM (J+mig)

109 A chief of staff of Democratic Rep. Yvette Clarke quietly agreed in early 2016 to sign away a $120,000 missing electronics problem on behalf of two former IT aides now suspected of stealing equipment from Congress, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned.


The DNC needs to hire some more crooked muzzies.


http://tinyurl.com/ycph6847

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:50 AM (mpXpK)

110 " I don't mind that but I wish he'd ditch the on-air ads."

That's where the big money is.

In his last contract, he sold 3/4 of the 24 minutes of advertising in each hour for $500 million down and $35 million a year. Out of that, 12 minutes went to media company and 6 went to the local affiliate airing the show.

The final 6 minutes Rush kept.

This is what he uses for his "obscene profit breaks".

Estimates are that he pulls in about $65 million per year with the personalized ads.

Posted by: jwest at August 21, 2017 07:50 AM (Zs4uk)

111 It is not looking good for the NYT in court. They are having a hard time coming up with a believable lie about why they lied about Palin and the Giffords shooting.


http://tinyurl.com/y9njbdu6

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:50 AM (mpXpK)

112 Probably presented elsewhere but a neat eclipse information site is

https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/map/2017-august-21

Posted by: Hrothgar at August 21, 2017 07:50 AM (gwPgz)

113 Ramirez (repeat)


http://tinyurl.com/zerexd5


And that's it for today.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:50 AM (mpXpK)

114 Just a question: are there more ship collisions or are we just hearing about them more often?
Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at August 21, 2017 07:29 AM (fzILW)


It'd definitely increasing. Since the integration of women onto combat ships, more and more of the time, they're letting the ladies drive, so.....

Posted by: BurtTC at August 21, 2017 07:51 AM (Pz4pT)

115 Any word on what time Senator Warren's presser will be?

You know, the one where she denounces the documented slave holding history of her chosen people.

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at August 21, 2017 07:51 AM (J+eG2)

116 Once you make it okay to beat Nazis, everybody can be a Nazi.

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at August 21, 2017 07:31 AM (oVJmc)


Yeah, this is the problem. People think, sure, we can say that the First Amendment does not apply to Nazis, and they think this is a well bounded idea, Nazis so uniquely appalling that no one can object, and, hey, its just the Nazis.

But I point out that every Republican President/candidate in my lifetime has been branded a Nazi.

That changes things, doesn't it?

Posted by: blaster at August 21, 2017 07:51 AM (k+mZh)

117 95 Posted by: blaster at August 21, 2017 07:47 AM (k+mZh)


I think you are missing a few salient points. The state of the culture, the mindset of a very large group of younger people who have been brainwashed with anti-American/anti-Western agitprop, and a governmental/political system that is poised to both foment and surrender to this insanity. Plus, we just survived 8 years of a presidency that lit the match to, if not sowed the seeds of all of this.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 07:51 AM (mbhDw)

118 And of course a poster promoting his book was banned by the Washington, DC metro.
Posted by: Colin at August 21, 2017 07:24 AM (lSeoO)
-----------

And - all the poster was, was a photo of the cover of his book. Which, if you've never seen it, is simply the title ("Dangerous"), his picture, and "Milo" on the bottom. That's it.

Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 07:52 AM (UoSKV)

119 115 Any word on what time Senator Warren's presser will be?

You know, the one where she denounces the documented slave holding history of her chosen people.


And in most tribes, the women were responsible for all of the work short of hunting and fighting. Heap big sexism.

Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017 07:52 AM (ul9CR)

120 Probably presented elsewhere but a neat eclipse information site is

https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/map/2017-august-21
Posted by: Hrothgar at August 21, 2017 07:50 AM (gwPgz)


I have the advantage of being in the path, so it's going to be a matter of just stepping outside. I'll be at work, but that's alright. So will everyone I work with.

Posted by: BurtTC at August 21, 2017 07:52 AM (Pz4pT)

121 >>I would call it a couple of of violent fringe groups who want to stir up shit.

>>York, Lancaster.
Guelph, Ghibelline.
Hatfield, McCoy.

Yankees, Red Sox

Posted by: JackStraw at August 21, 2017 07:52 AM (/tuJf)

122 Tim Kaine now saying that the statue of Robert E Lee in the Capitol's Statuary Hall needs to be replaced with Pocahontas.

Probably the real one, not Elizabeth Warren.


He and Terry McAwful are trying to lock in the black vote. I hope all the VA blacks split off and join the Maxine Waters black party.

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 07:52 AM (/qEW2)

123 Tim Kaine now saying that the statue of Robert E Lee in the Capitol's Statuary Hall needs to be replaced with Pocahontas.

Probably the real one, not Elizabeth Warren.

Funny, no one is asking Kaine why he didn't push for this kind of thing when he was Governor of VA. Being a Democrat has all kinds of perks, apparently.

Posted by: Witchdoktor, AKA VA GOP Sucks at August 21, 2017 07:44 AM (eytER)



Because Pocahontas did what now...besides feelz?

Posted by: TheQuietMan at August 21, 2017 07:53 AM (auHtY)

124 And can we get an update on when we will be re-writing the Robert Byrd plaques to reflect his history with the KKK?

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at August 21, 2017 07:53 AM (J+eG2)

125 122 He and Terry McAwful are trying to lock in the black vote. I hope all the VA blacks split off and join the Maxine Waters black party.
Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 07:52 AM (/qEW2)

Mad Maxine "Put everybody who doesn't vote for me in jail" Waters.

What a treasure.

Posted by: Hikaru at August 21, 2017 07:54 AM (XMDuf)

126 Except with the media as a force multiplier, a very large portion of the federal bureaucracy including LE and IC, as well as too many people in the private sector willing to cave to this, it is a problem. To say the least.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 07:19 AM (mbhDw)


Media complicity I expected and anything else would have surprised me greatly.

LE appears to be very tolerant of totally unacceptable behavior and that is pretty scary.

Any and all IC community participation, which appears real and deep, is unbelievably scary.

Posted by: Hrothgar at August 21, 2017 07:54 AM (gwPgz)

127 York, Lancaster.
Guelph, Ghibelline.
Hatfield, McCoy.
Szatmar, Lubavitch.



Starks and Lannisters.

Posted by: Grump928(c) at August 21, 2017 07:48 AM (LTHVh)


Sharks and Jets

Posted by: TheQuietMan at August 21, 2017 07:54 AM (auHtY)

128 Plus, we just survived 8 years of a presidency that lit the match to, if not sowed the seeds of all of this.
Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 07:51 AM (mbhDw)
--------------

Obama not only sowed more seeds (some were already there), he fertilized them and watered them and played them classical music and encouraged them to grow.

Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 07:55 AM (UoSKV)

129 >>>>>
A chief of staff of Democratic Rep. Yvette Clarke quietly agreed in
early 2016 to sign away a $120,000 missing electronics problem on behalf
of two former IT aides now suspected of stealing equipment from
Congress, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned.


The DNC needs to hire some more crooked muzzies.
.
.
.They must have some serious $hit on the Dems to have them that scared for that long. Hoping some of it comes out at trial.

Posted by: The Great White Scotsman at August 21, 2017 07:55 AM (0pcwX)

130 Go ahead, google "American inventors".

Image search produces many black faces, except for Ben Franklin. No Henry Ford, no Edison...

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at August 21, 2017 07:55 AM (oVJmc)

131 89
Required watch standing training an quals are being shoved further and further down the list in the name of PC.


Posted by: The Great White Scotsman at August 21, 2017 07:46 AM (0pcwX)

Obama destruction of the military through firing of senior leadership and other policy changes.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:55 AM (mpXpK)

132 126 LE appears to be very tolerant of totally unacceptable behavior and that is pretty scary.

Posted by: Hrothgar at August 21, 2017 07:54 AM (gwPgz)

WHOSE PENSIONS?
OUR PENSIONS!
WHOSE PENSIONS?
OUR PENSIONS!

Posted by: Hikaru at August 21, 2017 07:56 AM (XMDuf)

133
The Barcelona subhuman fiends had planned on blowing up the Casa de Sagrada Familia cathedral.

I have been there and it is awe-inspiringly beautiful.

Nuke Mecca.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 07:57 AM (mbhDw)

134 126 LE appears to be very tolerant of totally unacceptable behavior and that is pretty scary.

Posted by: Hrothgar at August 21, 2017 07:54 AM (gwPgz)

Might just be my DnD nerd background at work here, but when I see the abbreviation LE, I always think "Lawful Evil". Which given the context here, probably isn't far off the mark.

Posted by: Cato the Rebel Without a Party at August 21, 2017 07:57 AM (J+mig)

135 134 Nuke Mecca.
Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 07:57 AM (mbhDw)

And Medina.
And Dubai.
And Doha.
And Dabiq.
And Damascus.
And Tehran.
And Ankara.

Posted by: Hikaru at August 21, 2017 07:58 AM (XMDuf)

136 104
It was discontinued in 2004 during the GM bankruptcy reorganization and

Obama screwing of the stockholders in favor of the unions.

2004 was well before Barky was President.


Posted by: let's not go nuts here at August 21, 2017 07:49 AM (4dqn6)


GM started bankruptcy proceedings long before Obama. He just took them over so he give to the unions.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:58 AM (mpXpK)

137 Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:49 AM (mpXpK)

Yes indeed, Goolag products are the way to go!

Posted by: Hrothgar at August 21, 2017 07:59 AM (gwPgz)

138 Maybe best strategy is just withdraw (Go Galt) and let the left tear itself apart, then return after they are done cannibalizing each other and start over. But where can we go that would accommodate 100 million (more or less)? maybe we can borrow Canada for a few years.

Posted by: Ripley at August 21, 2017 07:59 AM (MxEKc)

139 My son just posted this on FB. "20 years in the Navy today. No better way to mark the occasion than a o'dark thirty reactor startup and an underway."

I am so very proud.

Posted by: JAS at August 21, 2017 07:59 AM (UnDQI)

140 131, 89
Yup. All the PC training takes up about a third of the typical training schedule.

Two days devoted to feelz for LGBQxyz. F that.

Posted by: Deplorable Redneck Bitter Clinger at August 21, 2017 07:59 AM (jAZR9)

141 Go ahead, google "American inventors".
------------------------------
Image search produces many black faces, except for Ben Franklin. No Henry Ford, no Edison...
Posted by: Mr. Peebles at August 21, 2017 07:55 AM (oVJmc)


Related: Apparently when James Garfield was being "treated" for his gunshot wound, Alex G. Bell showed up with a metal detector he had invented. The idiot doc who was overseeing Garfield's case was so worried about his reputation however, that he would not allow Bell to scan the left side of Garfield's body. The doc was convinced it was lodged in his right side, and kept sticking his filthy fingers in there looking for it.

Posted by: BurtTC at August 21, 2017 07:59 AM (Pz4pT)

142 All those rich people in San Jose, high tech millionaires who push liberal shit on the rest of the country, don't like the crap they give everyone else.


http://tinyurl.com/ybehbu5n

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 07:47 AM (mpXpK)


It's always been the way. The prols have to suffer under their leftist BS but they never want to be within miles of what they preach

Posted by: TheQuietMan at August 21, 2017 08:00 AM (auHtY)

143 Posted by: Hikaru at August 21, 2017 07:56 AM (XMDuf)

WHERE DO WE GO?

TO HOME EVERY NIGHT!

WHERE DO WE GO?

TO HOME EVERY NIGHT!

Posted by: Hrothgar at August 21, 2017 08:01 AM (gwPgz)

144 It's always been the way. The prols have to suffer under their leftist BS but they never want to be within miles of what they preach
Posted by: TheQuietMan

Reading the article they slapped so many conditions on where the houses could be, there was no where for the houses to be.

Posted by: Bruce at August 21, 2017 08:02 AM (8ikIW)

145 I have the advantage of being in the path, so it's going to be a matter of just stepping outside. I'll be at work, but that's alright. So will everyone I work with.
Posted by: BurtTC at August 21, 2017 07:52 AM (Pz4pT)
-----------

My daughter's company has an office in Tennessee right in the middle of the path, and they are closing the office today. I think they are concerned about the unknown numbers of people who will be coming into town and just figured heck, just work at home.

Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 08:02 AM (UoSKV)

146 >>135
134 Nuke Mecca.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 07:57 AM (mbhDw)



And Medina.

And Dubai.

And Doha.

And Dabiq.

And Damascus.

And Tehran.

And Ankara. Posted by: Hikaru at August 21, 2017 07:58 AM (XMDuf)

And Philadelphia. And Baltimore.

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 08:02 AM (Bdeb0)

147 Be still!

An "Our Daily Bread" devotional:

https://odb.org

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 08:02 AM (iVOAv)

148 139
My son just posted this on FB. "20 years in the Navy today. No better
way to mark the occasion than a o'dark thirty reactor startup and an
underway."



I am so very proud.



Posted by: JAS at August 21, 2017 07:59 AM (UnDQI)

Is he a nuke or in the engine room?

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 08:03 AM (mpXpK)

149 146 And Philadelphia. And Baltimore.
Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 08:02 AM (Bdeb0)

Sadly, I'm in the fallout circle for both.

Posted by: Hikaru at August 21, 2017 08:04 AM (XMDuf)

150 I've said for years (since 9/11) that we need to make Islam's holy cities into smoking holey cities.

Posted by: freaked at August 21, 2017 08:04 AM (P8ayj)

151 Today's whiteboard sign:

Lord, in our lives, bring light to our darkness.

(I'm actually putting that up at the church)

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 08:04 AM (iVOAv)

152 An "Our Daily Bread" devotional:

https://odb.org
Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 08:02 AM (iVOAv)
-----------

Thank you, Fenelon. That one is particularly appropriate for right now.

Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 08:05 AM (UoSKV)

153 Email from a friend

Please DO NOT - I repeat DO NOT use the $1, $2, $50 or the $100 bills.

They have pictures of former slave owners on them! Send them all to me and I will dispose of them properly!

DO NOT just throw them away.

They need to be disposed of properly and I am certified to do so.

Send a Private Message to me if you need my mailing address.

We must get these out of circulation immediately.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Posted by: Bruce at August 21, 2017 08:06 AM (8ikIW)

154 Going back to the rocking chair. Will check back later.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at August 21, 2017 08:06 AM (mpXpK)

155 148 139
My son just posted this on FB. "20 years in the Navy today. No better
way to mark the occasion than a o'dark thirty reactor startup and an
underway."

I am so very proud. "



Tell him to find out who is on the bridge, then determine whether they are drunk, on drugs or incompetent.


Posted by: jwest at August 21, 2017 08:06 AM (Zs4uk)

156 related: Apparently when James Garfield was being "treated" for his gunshot wound, Alex G. Bell showed up with a metal detector he had invented. The idiot doc who was overseeing Garfield's case was so worried about his reputation however, that he would not allow Bell to scan the left side of Garfield's body. The doc was convinced it was lodged in his right side, and kept sticking his filthy fingers in there looking for it.

Posted by: BurtTC at August 21, 2017 07:59 AM (Pz4pT)


As well, Bell's detector kept picking up the metal springs in Garfield's bed, making correct location of Guiteau's bullet even more difficult.

Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at August 21, 2017 08:07 AM (X6fMO)

157 The United States Constitution explicitly provides for 'the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances' in the First Amendment.

It does not say unless you are white people. And who came there to disrupt the protest?
The Communists. So the MFM and the GOPe asswipes can F*ck Off. One is as bad as the other.

Posted by: Case at August 21, 2017 08:07 AM (EnbfO)

158
Yeah, Philadelphia. Where a couple of statues of a former Mayor are now being targeted for removal. Frank Rizzo, a former police commissioner before becoming Mayor on a 'law and order' platform.

*spit*

Posted by: Slippery Slope Salesman at August 21, 2017 08:08 AM (EgwCt)

159 This is going to be long, personal and non-news related, but I could really use some Moron wisdom/advice.

After almost 2 years of it being a distinct possibility, it's now a reality: I have the option of moving to Ft. Collins, CO or remaining here in Western NY. My employer needs someone from here to go there and they'd prefer it be me. If I choose to remain there would be no negative repercussions. If I go, it's a parallel move with a small pay increase that basically covers CoL. The chance for advancement, however, would be considerably greater. And it's decision time. The move would be in 6-8 months.

I've just returned from my 2nd reconnaissance/apartment hunting trip. No need to go into the virtues of the Front Range. It's a wonderful place. And while I could live as far as I want to commute to Ft. Collins, FC is a great little city and I'd prefer to just live right there in town. Compared to gritty, rust-belt, down-at-the-heels WNY, it's a paradise on earth.

OTOH, I only know a grand total of 7 people in the entire Ft. Collins/Loveland area. I know I'd miss, terribly, all my friends, co-workers and much of my family that are here. While I've lived in TX and CA at various points in my 52 years, I was born and raised here and have been back here for 20 years now. And of all of my siblings, I live by far the closest to my aging Mom, so there's that to consider. (she insists that I do NOT consider that, but of course I will anyway.) I have an "FWB" and I otherwise date around here, but am not significantly attached at the moment. It would just be me moving.

I know I would meet plenty of new friends-both through work and because FC is a friendly place in general. But loneliness and homesickness are a factor for sure. I just feel like, why couldn't this opportunity have come 20 years ago! At 52, I've more than started to "settle into my ways." If I was 20 years younger I'd be gone in a heartbeat.

But, on the plus side, it's such a beautiful part of the country, that I've had a great affinity for for years. Everyone keeps telling me to "go with my gut." But my gut changes from day to day and the clock is ticking for me to give upper mgmt an answer.

I'm going crazy trying to decide. And thoughts, words of encouragement, advice, haikus, crayon-drawings on hobo pelts etc. would be so much appreciated. I'm one conflicted 'ron right now.

Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017 08:09 AM (ul9CR)

160 Good morning all. I am amused by the Yahoo eclipse article. The "science" writer of the article had this bit of astronomical nonsense:


The sight of the moon's shadow passing directly in front of the sun, blotting out all but the halo-like solar corona...



Wait for it...

Posted by: Muldoon at August 21, 2017 08:10 AM (wPiJc)

161 On Sunday"s "Reliable Sources" show, Carl Bernstein said that top military leaders should visit Trump in the Oval Office and "encourage" him to step down as president.

Isn't that how they do coups in El Salvador?

Posted by: jwest at August 21, 2017 08:11 AM (Zs4uk)

162 Nuke electrician.

Posted by: JAS at August 21, 2017 08:12 AM (UnDQI)

163 g'mornin', 'rons

Posted by: AltonJackson at August 21, 2017 08:13 AM (ZQfW9)

164 20 If only we could invent the technology to equip our Navy with the means to avoid colliding with 600 ft. slow moving freighters.


Headlights!

Posted by: Cicero Boom chicka boom Kaboom! Kid at August 21, 2017 08:14 AM (LjG7N)

165


Total Eclipse of the Heart
~Bonnie Tyler

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcOxhH8N3Bo

Once upon a time I was falling in love
But now I'm only falling apart
And there's nothing I can do
A total eclipse of the heart
Once upon a time there was light in my life
But now there's only love in the dark
Nothing I can say
A total eclipse of the heart

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 08:15 AM (fceHP)

166 >> I'm one conflicted 'ron right now.

Wow, that's a tough one.

I would stay with friends and family. But that's where my head is, not necessarily yours. I've moved too many times.

It doesn't sound like there's a lot of benefit to going. No big raise or anything.

How would your chances be of moving back in a few years?

OTOH, don't listen to me, I'm an old stick in the mud. Go, have an adventure and make new friends while using the wonderful technology we have to keep the old ones!

Posted by: Mama AJ at August 21, 2017 08:15 AM (wwL6Q)

167 My first AR15 is supposed to be delivered to the FFL today. I already got a case of ammo and ordered a very nice optic for it.

I'm going to try to get my application to Sons of Confederate Veterans completed this week.

Fuck the commies.

Posted by: Cloyd Freud, Unemployed at August 21, 2017 08:16 AM (398bZ)

168 On Sunday"s "Reliable Sources" show, Carl Bernstein said that top military leaders should visit Trump in the Oval Office and "encourage" him to step down as president.

I doubt he was that happy when al-Sisi did that in Egypt.

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at August 21, 2017 08:16 AM (oVJmc)

169 >>The sight of the moon's shadow passing directly in front of the sun, blotting out all but the halo-like solar corona...

Cat Stevens moonlighting as Yahoo science writer?

Posted by: JackStraw at August 21, 2017 08:16 AM (/tuJf)

170 "Go ahead, google "American inventors".

------------------------------

Image search produces many black faces, except for Ben Franklin. No Henry Ford, no Edison...

Posted by: Mr. Peebles"

That's incredible, but not the least surprising. As an experiment, I tried "White American Inventors" Almost the exact same results! Hardly a white face to be seen.

It's as if they they trying to change history.

Posted by: Ripley at August 21, 2017 08:16 AM (MxEKc)

171 I'm one conflicted 'ron right now.


I vote go.

Posted by: Grump928(c) at August 21, 2017 08:17 AM (LTHVh)

172 A second warship getting hit by a freighter gives me the same feeling as when the second plane hit the second tower.

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at August 21, 2017 08:17 AM (oVJmc)

173 107 Another reason why you should never buy anything Apple. They are giving the racist organization SPLC $2M.
_____________________

The a-holes at SPLC designated Robert Spencer's website Jihad Watch as a "hate group" because of its "extreme anti-muslim hostility."

Anybody who has ever read that site knows that Spencer just provides facts about jihad and sharia. He does not advocate violence or lawlessness against muslims.

SPLC, which is a pretty damn hateful group itself, being composed of hard-left political agitators, had previously designated the Family Research Council as a "hate group."

FRC, which also has never advocated lawlessness or violence of any kind, was labeled "hateful" because it has non-PC views on gays and gay marriage.

Jihad Watch, because of SPLC's "hate group" designation, has now been dropped by PayPal.

SPLC is trying to cripple and disable the operations of every person and group on the internet that dares to express an opinion with which the hard-leftists at SPLC don't agree.

And they're succeeding.

Posted by: TrivialPursuer at August 21, 2017 08:17 AM (HZrjw)

174 Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017 08:09 AM (ul9CR)

I would go.

At 52, you're probably at the apex of your career in NY, but would be a natural to run the show in CO if all went well.

Take a chance. Shake things up.

Posted by: jwest at August 21, 2017 08:17 AM (Zs4uk)

175 No kidding. Why would anybody name a ship after a guy who was known for always crashing?

Just asking for trouble.

Posted by: TrivialPursuer at August 21, 2017 07:32 AM (HZrjw)



USS Evil Kenevil sounds pretty cool, though?

Posted by: Cicero Boom chicka boom Kaboom! Kid at August 21, 2017 08:18 AM (LjG7N)

176 On Sunday"s "Reliable Sources" show, Carl Bernstein said that top military leaders should visit Trump in the Oval Office and "encourage" him to step down as president.

I admire Bernstein's delusion that he'd actually survive the outpouring of wrath after a coup.

Although, considering the state of this godforsaken country, it wouldn't surprise me if, after a coup, people shrugged their shoulders and went back to watching ESPN.

Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at August 21, 2017 08:18 AM (X6fMO)

177 >>161
On Sunday"s "Reliable Sources" show, Carl Bernstein said that top
military leaders should visit Trump in the Oval Office and "encourage"
him to step down as president.
Posted by: jwest at August 21, 2017 08:11 AM (Zs4uk)

If it hasn't been done already, someone should visit Carl Bernstein and "encourage" him not to sleep with women other than his wife.

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 08:18 AM (Bdeb0)

178 With aging mom in picture, I would stay. Colorado is so lovely, but friends/family trump natural beauty. You can visit CO when you have a notion to. Just my 2 cents.

Posted by: lizabth at August 21, 2017 08:19 AM (+9LQg)

179 Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017 08:09 AM (ul9CR)

That's a tough one.

Sometimes I use a spreadsheet and assign values to variables. In your case it might be:

career advancement
family
monetary reward
climate
etc etc etc

Have a pro and con column. Then add and subtract as needed.

Sometimes when the total is unclear to me I've decided doing nothing is the best action. Then my mind is at ease.

Posted by: Slippery Slope Salesman at August 21, 2017 08:20 AM (EgwCt)

180 173 >>>

And let's not forget, Floyd Lee Corkins attempted to shoot up the FRC specifically because the SPLC labelled them an anti-gay Hate Group.

Posted by: Hikaru at August 21, 2017 08:20 AM (XMDuf)

181 Set the controls for the heart of the sun.

Posted by: Bonnie Tyler at August 21, 2017 08:20 AM (/qEW2)

182 Kaepernick Items to be Included in Black Lives Matter Collection at Smithsonian

bowel movement live at the smithsonian?

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 08:20 AM (fceHP)

183 Other likely comments to be heard today.


"Isn't it amazing how the moon is almost exactly the same size as the sun!"

Posted by: Muldoon at August 21, 2017 08:21 AM (wPiJc)

184 "We're lucky the sun and the moon didn't collide, but they came really close!"

Posted by: Muldoon at August 21, 2017 08:22 AM (wPiJc)

185 @170. Google sharecropper. Nothing but black people. Which is bullshit. Most sharecroppers were white. But that don't fit the narrative.

Posted by: Case at August 21, 2017 08:22 AM (EnbfO)

186 Antifa = Anti-cop.

Last week three were arrested in Chicago. All the news reports said they were protesting at the courthouse. In fact, the location is a police station with an ancillary branch misdemeanor court. Everyone knows they were there to protest the police, not the injustice of the court system, calling the location a courthouse rather than a police station was just more media bias to avoid the association that antifa = anti-cop. If you go on the Belmont and Western police station facebook page you will see one of the antifa posted pictures on 8/16 of the cops that were outside the station watching these freaks protest. Posting those pictures on their facebook page is a warning. Click on his name you will see Trump assassination stuff.

Posted by: Ted Torgerson at August 21, 2017 08:22 AM (/aiGx)

187 >>>>On Sunday"s "Reliable Sources" show, Carl Bernstein said that top
military leaders should visit Trump in the Oval Office and "encourage"
him to step down as president.



I admire Bernstein's delusion that he'd actually survive the outpouring of wrath after a coup.



Although, considering the state of this godforsaken country, it
wouldn't surprise me if, after a coup, people shrugged their shoulders
and went back to watching ESPN.
.
.
.Advocating for the Military to "remove" Trump from office crosses way over the sedition line. He should be arrested and tried. No way would a Jury find him guilty though, Vori dire would see to that, but it would send a message.

Posted by: The Great White Scotsman at August 21, 2017 08:23 AM (0pcwX)

188 185 @170. Google sharecropper. Nothing but black people. Which is bullshit. Most sharecroppers were white. But that don't fit the narrative.
Posted by: Case at August 21, 2017 08:22 AM (EnbfO)

Not enough A-Rabs.

Posted by: Hikaru at August 21, 2017 08:23 AM (XMDuf)

189 Total Eclipse of the Heart
~Bonnie Tyler



So, that shall be today's earworm!

Not a problem, btw, I love that song.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at August 21, 2017 08:23 AM (gIRsn)

190 "A solar eclipse is when the moon passes directly between the sun and the earth. A lunar eclipse is when the sun passes directly between the moon and the earth."

Posted by: Muldoon at August 21, 2017 08:23 AM (wPiJc)

191 The red circle enclosing three downward pointing red arrows on a black background used by Antifa is also very 3rd Reich like.

Posted by: geoffb5 at August 21, 2017 08:24 AM (zOpu5)

192 I love how we continually hear about "purging" white supremacists from the Republican and Libertarian ranks. How often do you have to denounce these beliefs to be credible?

Just because a fraction of your values aligns with some fucking idiot doesn't mean you are part of that movement. It's simplistic and sophomoric.

Posted by: very undude at August 21, 2017 08:24 AM (2X7pN)

193 183 "Other likely comments to be heard today. "


Heard at another table while eating breakfast yesterday -

"This is a lunar eclipse, where the sun moves behind the moon. A solar eclipse is where the moon moves behind the sun."

Posted by: jwest at August 21, 2017 08:25 AM (Zs4uk)

194 SPLC is trying to cripple and disable the operations of every person and group on the internet that dares to express an opinion with which the hard-leftists at SPLC don't agree.

And they're succeeding.

Posted by: TrivialPursuer


Southern Propaganda and Libel Center.

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 08:25 AM (/qEW2)

195 I need some tea. I'm out before the usual quotient of foolishness comes along.

Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at August 21, 2017 08:25 AM (X6fMO)

196 Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017 08:09 AM (ul9CR)

My advice would be to take it, for the promotion opportunities you mentioned. Do your research first, though.


Costs of living tend to be a lot higher up North than they are in that region, too, so you might come out even further ahead. Make sure to confirm that so there's no unpleasant surprises. Find out what you'd be paying for housing vs. what you pay now, and what the local taxes are like.

Posted by: Cato the Rebel Without a Party at August 21, 2017 08:26 AM (J+mig)

197 #166 How would your chances be of moving back in a few years?

That's one thing-while I certainly don't expect anything to go wrong employment-wise, if anything did go wrong I'd be far from my "network."

Then again, with today's tech, is a "network" even local anymore?

Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017 08:26 AM (ul9CR)

198 Like how JJ ends this with "keep doing that and you'll go blind, kid"

I'm planning on doing it until I need glasses lol

Posted by: Bigby's Typing Hands at August 21, 2017 08:26 AM (i8w7M)

199 189 Total Eclipse of the Heart
~Bonnie Tyler


So, that shall be today's earworm!

Not a problem, btw, I love that song.
Posted by: Bandersnatch at August 21, 2017 08:23 AM (gIRsn)

I love The Dan Band's version from "Old School"

Posted by: josephistan at August 21, 2017 08:26 AM (7HtZB)

200 Posted by: Cato the Rebel Without a Party at August 21, 2017 08:26 AM (J+mig)

Thanks-I've run the numbers over and over and financially I'd basically be picking up my life here and moving it there. That part's a wash.

Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017 08:27 AM (ul9CR)

201 WhatWhatWhat, if you decide to go, I have an unattached Boston transplant friend in FT. Collins. It would be a contact at least.

Posted by: Ben Had at August 21, 2017 08:27 AM (yBHdw)

202 "NASA should send a probe to the surface of the sun to film the eclipse from the reverse angle!"

Posted by: Muldoon at August 21, 2017 08:27 AM (wPiJc)

203 I'm going crazy trying to decide. And thoughts, words of encouragement, advice, haikus, crayon-drawings on hobo pelts etc. would be so much appreciated. I'm one conflicted 'ron right now.

Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017 08:09 AM (ul9CR)

I say go. Everybody needs some change in their life and 52 is as good a time as 32. This could really make things new and exciting for you and you won't have any feelings of regret.

Posted by: joncelli, Longbow Afficianado and Phalangist at August 21, 2017 08:27 AM (RD7QR)

204 185 @170. Google sharecropper. Nothing but black people. Which is bullshit. Most sharecroppers were white. But that don't fit the narrative.
Posted by: Case at August 21, 2017 08:22 AM (EnbfO)


Walker Evans Hardest Hit.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 08:28 AM (mbhDw)

205 Anyone else get the feeling lately that the former community organizer is back community organizing?

Posted by: CSMBigBird at August 21, 2017 08:28 AM (jsWA8)

206 >>Other likely comments to be heard today.

TURN AROUND BRIGHT EYES

Posted by: Mama AJ at August 21, 2017 08:28 AM (wwL6Q)

207 181 Set the controls for the heart of the sun.
Posted by: Bonnie Tyler at August 21, 2017 08:20 AM (/qEW2)

Hah - I think I'm going to play that. Spooky, spacy and perfect.

Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017 08:28 AM (ul9CR)

208 Good morning horde. It's gray and cloudy here. How is it in the path of the eclipse? Anyone traveling to see the big event?

Posted by: grammie winger - blinded by the light at August 21, 2017 08:28 AM (lwiT4)

209 OK, gotta share. I like my food a bit on the spicy side and use hot sauce on lots of things. Well, I was given some beef jerky from North Carolina that was spiced with Carolina Reapers...and a lot of them.

Holy....shit.

That stuff burns on both ends. Wow.


And I'm looking forward to having them again.

Posted by: Witchdoktor, AKA VA GOP Sucks at August 21, 2017 08:28 AM (eytER)

210 On Sunday"s "Reliable Sources" show, Carl Bernstein said that top military leaders should visit Trump in the Oval Office and "encourage" him to step down as president.

That is sooo adorable.

Posted by: blaster at August 21, 2017 08:29 AM (k+mZh)

211 Posted by: joncelli, Longbow Afficianado and Phalangist at August 21, 2017 08:27 AM (RD7QR)

Thanks. Coincidentally, one of my female friends just texted me two words: "Don't Regret."

Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017 08:29 AM (ul9CR)

212
And let's not forget, Floyd Lee Corkins attempted to shoot up the FRC specifically because the SPLC labelled them an anti-gay Hate Group.


Every org that gets put on this list needs to sue based on this case, and the fact that the Left is actively pursuing violence against people that get labelled this way.

The SPLC needs liability for its actions.

Hit Morris Dees right in the bank account.

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at August 21, 2017 08:29 AM (oVJmc)

213 126 - I've been watching antifa vids for some time. They were protesting in a red state, LE made them remove their masks. Even in Boston police held the line and bore the brunt of the urine bombs. That said, I'd expect them to shut down free speech more easily in blue cities.

Posted by: kallisto at August 21, 2017 08:29 AM (AAbgH)

214
No love for the Doors up top? Sigh.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 08:30 AM (mbhDw)

215 95

In the 60s we had a lot of violence. Actual terror groups blowing things up, political figures assassinated, all of that. We made it through that.

I think we can just now blather over and over about the stuff, that is what makes it seem worse.

____________________________________

Yeah, but back in the 60s, the establishment was on the side of order, not chaos. I think that matters quite a lot.

Posted by: Bryan at August 21, 2017 08:30 AM (jaTUq)

216 I'm going crazy trying to decide. And thoughts, words of encouragement, advice, haikus, crayon-drawings on hobo pelts etc. would be so much appreciated. I'm one conflicted 'ron right now.

Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017 08:09 AM (ul9CR)


give it a go, you can always come back

(as long as the company is paying for the move)

missing the family is the hardest part

I lived in that area for a while, and it was beautiful, quiet.

But, watch out for the winds and hail!

The mountain range's presence every day is a great pull, just like the ocean is if you live near the ocean.

I never missed Loveland's Sculpture in the Park exhibits.

http://www.sculptureinthepark.org/

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 08:30 AM (fceHP)

217 Another shitty Morning in a Country I no longer recognize

Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 21, 2017 08:30 AM (5y11N)

218
I need some tea. I'm out before the usual quotient of foolishness comes along.

Posted by: Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing at August 21, 2017 08:25 AM (X6fMO)
========================

This is about me, isn't it?

Posted by: grammie winger - blinded by the light at August 21, 2017 08:30 AM (lwiT4)

219 207 181 Set the controls for the heart of the sun.
Posted by: Bonnie Tyler at August 21, 2017 08:20 AM (/qEW2)

Hah - I think I'm going to play that. Spooky, spacy and perfect.
Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017 08:28 AM (ul9CR)


"Love comes to you, then after,
Dream on, on to the heart of the sunrise...."

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 08:31 AM (mbhDw)

220 >>Posted by: WhatWhatWhat?

I think that the important thing is that you decide during the eclipse.

While standing outside, arms raised to the sun.

>> here in Western NY

Yeah, you might get a few funny looks then...

Posted by: Mama AJ at August 21, 2017 08:31 AM (wwL6Q)

221 No love for the Doors

Only when the Wolves are at the door

Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 21, 2017 08:31 AM (5y11N)

222 The owner of the Red Sox is a stinking coward and virtue signaler. If he wants to rename Yawkey Way, the most deserving person would be Ted Williams. As odd as he was he was a World II and Korean war vet who served honorably, as well as being the greatest hitter of all times. But he's a dead white guy, so the street will probably be named after Big Papi. As good as Ortiz was, he wasn't as good as Williams, but hey, he's a black guy, so that's that.

Posted by: Donna&&&&&&V : The Brewers bats have risen from the dead at August 21, 2017 08:31 AM (P8951)

223 217 Another shitty Morning in a Country I no longer recognize
Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 21, 2017 08:30 AM (5y11N)


I recognize it. German, circa 1935 or so.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 08:31 AM (mbhDw)

224 I'll say that I like Fort Collins quite a bit - I would go up there on weekends back when I lived in CO to visit someone. It had that college-town vibe, but it wasn't a cliche college-town, if that makes sense.

I think a move would be worth serious consideration.

Posted by: Witchdoktor, AKA VA GOP Sucks at August 21, 2017 08:32 AM (eytER)

225 Actually, a class-action case against SPLC would probably be pretty effective, especially if the plaintiffs are willing to make it a very expensive process.

They could even have a 'litigation fund' that people could contribute to.

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at August 21, 2017 08:32 AM (oVJmc)

226
"This is a lunar eclipse, where the sun moves behind the moon. A solar eclipse is where the moon moves behind the sun."


Our moon, the Solar System's Tramp.

Posted by: Krebs v Carnot: Epic Battle of the Cycling Stars (TM) at August 21, 2017 08:32 AM (OeYuN)

227 :Google sharecropper. Nothing but black people. Which is bullshit. Most
sharecroppers were white. But that don't fit the narrative.

Posted by: Case

Here's one: Search American presidents. Not even one image of Trump. Plenty of Obama, of course, and even several of Mike Douglas from some movie he played the president. But current president doesn't exist in Google-space.

Posted by: Ripley at August 21, 2017 08:32 AM (MxEKc)

228 222 Posted by: Donna&&&&&&V : The Brewers bats have risen from the dead at August 21, 2017 08:31 AM (P8951)


It's not even as if the Yawkey's were avowed racists or owned slaves. It's because they were the last team to integrate.

Any pretext will be used.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 08:33 AM (mbhDw)

229 192 I love how we continually hear about "purging" white supremacists from the Republican and Libertarian ranks. How often do you have to denounce these beliefs to be credible?

Just because a fraction of your values aligns with some fucking idiot doesn't mean you are part of that movement. It's simplistic and sophomoric.

Posted by: very undude at August 21, 2017 08:24 AM (2X7pN)

If I were in charge of the party, the party would issue a permanent one-time blanket denunciation.

Any time in the future some Leftoid called upon the party to denounce them, just point to the document and go "it's already in writing, can't you read?"

Posted by: Cato the Rebel Without a Party at August 21, 2017 08:33 AM (J+mig)

230 {i}Anyone else get the feeling lately that the former community organizer is back community organizing?{/i]

He never stopped. He just has a smaller microphone.

Posted by: very undude at August 21, 2017 08:34 AM (2X7pN)

231 Between the eclipse tourists and college move-in all at once, Ft. Collins was absolutely jam-packed. An FC police officer told me it was the busiest traffic week in their history.

Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017 08:34 AM (ul9CR)

232 "We're gonna need a bigger Flower War."

Posted by: Some Aztec Priest with an obsidian knife at August 21, 2017 08:34 AM (Bdeb0)

233

Spotify has an Eclipse Mix of 98 songs. fun

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 08:34 AM (fceHP)

234 If only we could invent the technology to equip our Navy with the means to avoid colliding with 600 ft. slow moving freighters.



This seems to be the biggest problem our military is facing at the moment.



This is the inevitable result of having an Obama Admiralty; fleet command officers who are there because they are good at PC politics instead of passing down real world seamanship.


Posted by: An Observation at August 21, 2017 08:34 AM (Al1UA)

235 The back of the moon's gonna melt and we're all gonna die.

Posted by: Hank Johnson at August 21, 2017 08:34 AM (Tyii7)

236 235 The back of the moon's gonna melt and we're all gonna die.
Posted by: Hank Johnson at August 21, 2017 08:34 AM (Tyii7)


"Gotta get that flag!"

- - Shitheel Jackass-Lee

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 08:35 AM (mbhDw)

237 Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017 08:09 AM (ul9CR)
_________________

You should never make a decision based on fear. Ignore your fears. They almost always turn out to be groundless anyway.

So put aside the "but what if I get lonely?" and "but what if mom needs me?" fears and just ask yourself "is this really something I want to do?" If the answer is yes, then do it.

Posted by: TrivialPursuer at August 21, 2017 08:35 AM (HZrjw)

238 The back of the moon's gonna melt and we're all gonna die.
Posted by: Hank Johnson

And drip on Guam, causing it to tip over

Posted by: Bruce at August 21, 2017 08:35 AM (8ikIW)

239
"This is a lunar eclipse, where the sun moves behind the moon. A solar eclipse is where the moon moves behind the sun."


That's Clavin-esque.

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at August 21, 2017 08:35 AM (oVJmc)

240 "There's Mr. Boh's other eye!"

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 08:35 AM (Bdeb0)

241 On Sunday"s "Reliable Sources" show, Carl Bernstein said that top military leaders should visit Trump in the Oval Office and "encourage" him to step down as president.

Isn't that how they do coups in El Salvador?

Posted by: jwest


Trump is still CiC. At this point I'd feel relief if he staged a coup.

The left has been successful in using hyperbole and angry rhetoric. Trump could do the same. "Antifas are a hostile, subversive force, and their leaders are traitors who have managed to infiltrate congress and the media. They must be dealt with ASAP". Maybe just make an example of a few egregious ones, like Hillary, Debbie, and the WaPo editor, and the rest will back down.

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 08:35 AM (/qEW2)

242 I also wonder how many millennials will drive all the way to Wyoming or Nebraska just to watch the eclipse on their smart phone.

Posted by: Muldoon at August 21, 2017 08:36 AM (wPiJc)

243 Newt just gave Gen. Kelly the kiss of death on F&F. He said that Kelly is respected by both sides of the aisle. So fucking what? Neither Democrats or Republicans care about getting along with President Trump.

Posted by: very undude at August 21, 2017 08:36 AM (2X7pN)

244 59 @50

Well Rush has been fighting the good fight for 30+ years and pushing to get the GOP to this very moment of having the most conservative President in the history of the Republic and a GOP controlled congress and Senate only to see this once in a lifetime opportunity being squandered because the Congress and Senates hates the President even more than the Democrats.

So he is probably demoralized as we are demoralized.
---------------

Don't know about y'all but I smile each day knowing that hiLIARy is not president and never will be and that Gorsuch is sitting on the bench at the Supreme Court. If this alone is all that the GOPe 'allows' to happen then so be it - its better than the alternative... but oh what a wild ride this COULD have been if only the swamp creatures in the GOPe would play along. We could have set this country straight for the next generation but no... And don't forget to drop your Sens and Congress critters specially marked emails reminding them that WE, the people, will not forget their disloyalty to Pres Donnie Two-Scoops come midterms. I sure have...

Posted by: NALNAMSAM - not as lean, not as mean, still a Marine at August 21, 2017 08:36 AM (8SR1L)

245 "Gotta get that flag!"


I'm told it's safe on Uranus.

Posted by: Hank Johnson at August 21, 2017 08:36 AM (Tyii7)

246 This is the inevitable result of having an Obama Admiralty; fleet command officers who are there because they are good at PC politics instead of passing down real world seamanship.


Posted by: An Observation at August 21, 2017 08:34 AM (Al1UA)

I'm good at PC politics and semenship.

Posted by: Shep Smith at August 21, 2017 08:36 AM (7HtZB)

247 230 {i}Anyone else get the feeling lately that the former community organizer is back community organizing?{/i]

He never stopped. He just has a smaller microphone.
Posted by: very undude at August 21, 2017 08:34 AM (2X7pN)


When he's silent is when I worry. That Kalorama Kaliphate Kompound deserves a real FBI raid from real FBI agents.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 08:36 AM (mbhDw)

248 I also wonder how many millennials will drive all the way to Wyoming or Nebraska just to watch the eclipse on their smart phone.
Posted by: Muldoon

Probably a lot. I've seen that on vacations so many times.

Posted by: Bruce at August 21, 2017 08:37 AM (8ikIW)

249 I was this close to believing we had a few years left.

Posted by: Eromero at August 21, 2017 08:37 AM (zLDYs)

250 If only we could invent the technology to equip our Navy with the means to avoid colliding with 600 ft. slow moving freighters.

We could coat the ships with thick peanut butter.

Posted by: Zombie GW Carver at August 21, 2017 08:38 AM (mcI77)

251 245
I'm told it's safe on Uranus.
Posted by: Hank Johnson at August 21, 2017 08:36 AM (Tyii7)

My anus is a town in Connecticut.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 08:38 AM (mbhDw)

252 And don't forget to drop your Sens and Congress critters specially marked emails reminding them that WE, the people, will not forget their disloyalty to Pres Donnie Two-Scoops come midterms. I sure have...

After my Senator and Congressman voted for the budget I sent them all an email telling them they were dead to me.

Posted by: very undude at August 21, 2017 08:38 AM (2X7pN)

253 We could coat the ships with thick peanut butter.
Posted by: Zombie GW Carver

Damn dogfish will lick it off.

Posted by: Bruce at August 21, 2017 08:39 AM (8ikIW)

254 As good as Ortiz was, he wasn't as good as Williams, but hey, he's a black guy, so that's that.


Depends on who you ask. I was talking with my black housemate a couple of years ago and said something about Ortiz being black. Housemate says, "he's not black, he's Hispanic".

I sez, "he's darker than you!". Housemate sez, "I don't care, he's not black".

Btw, Yawkey was a virulent racist and much of the "curse of the Bambino" may properly be laid at his feet. The Red Sox were the last team to integrate and talented black players didn't want to come to Fenway for years after that.

The league made him give tryouts to black players. He had Willie Mays, Hank Aaron, and somebody else on the field and didn't look at them.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at August 21, 2017 08:40 AM (gIRsn)

255 It is not looking good for the NYT in court. They are having a hard time coming up with a believable lie about why they lied about Palin and the Giffords shooting.

Those fucking simpletons have all the advantages when it comes to being able to print scurrilous ratshit about people whom they don't like and it's increasingly looking like they even went fuller retard than previously thought possible. Take a bow, cocksuckers, because you're officially being revealed as dumber than a pile of shit.

Posted by: Captain Hate at August 21, 2017 08:40 AM (y7DUB)

256 I went to the solar eclipse and all I got was this stinking central retinal blindness.





Oh, and a T-shirt.

Posted by: Muldoon at August 21, 2017 08:41 AM (wPiJc)

257 Vermonts Attorney General has settled the states claims of fraud against Jonathan Gruber, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor who served as a technical consultant for President Barack Obama and as one of the chief architects of Obamacare.

Under the terms of the settlement, Gruber will no longer work as a taxpayer-funded economic consultant for the states health care system and he wont seek to be paid any money he might be owed, reports the Rutland Herald, a Vermont newspaper.

For its part under the agreement, the Vermonts attorney general will not pursue legal action under the Vermont Civil False Claims Act.

And THIS is the guy who Fredo picked to fuck us on healthcare...Sigh
If you like your Fraud, You can keep your Fraud

Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 21, 2017 08:41 AM (5y11N)

258
"F**k Your F**king Constitution! We're Here to Punch Nazis!"

A clear case of incite to riot. Arrest her - give her a fair trial, and then a first class hanging. Repeat as necessary. No better way to explain the concept of law and order to the Communist rabble.

Posted by: An Observation at August 21, 2017 08:41 AM (Al1UA)

259 Who is responsible for Antifa and the new civil war?

http://tinyurl.com/nl3egby

Posted by: Barack Obama is a bad, bad man at August 21, 2017 08:41 AM (ylUqT)

260 I went to the solar eclipse and all I got was this stinking central retinal blindness.


Oh, and a T-shirt.
Posted by: Muldoon

Too bad you can't see it's a Tshirt from Senor Frogs

Posted by: Bruce at August 21, 2017 08:42 AM (8ikIW)

261 Beatrice, Nebraska

Posted by: NaCly Dog at August 21, 2017 07:42 AM (hyuyC)



That is where our relatives are headed. We were in Clay Center, Kansas visiting them last week, but unfortunately could not stay for the eclipse. Wave to 'em for me!

Posted by: cfo mom at August 21, 2017 08:42 AM (RfzVr)

262 254 Posted by: Bandersnatch at August 21, 2017 08:40 AM (gIRsn)

Oy. I stand corrected about the Yawkeys (which oddly sounds like the word "Yankees").

That said, this renaming of things is not only out of hand, it is not about correcting an injustice or whatever the excuse is.

It is about one thing; establishing control over the language and thereby establishing control over who will be allowed to express an opinion and who will not.

When they said "Fuck YOUR Constitution" they meant it. And that's the tell.

QED

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 08:43 AM (mbhDw)

263 Holy Shiite: Barcelona Terrorists Also Targeted Iconic Cathedral, But Bombs Detonated Prematurely

what a horror this would have been
they will try again

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 08:43 AM (fceHP)

264 Greenfield: These Racist Black KKK and Nazi Statues Must Fall

if we're going back in time to erase these ties, shouldn't the entire Democrat Party disband?

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 08:45 AM (fceHP)

265 The Doors were a great, innovative band.

Posted by: Ignoramus at August 21, 2017 08:45 AM (pV/54)

266 @215 Bryan-This x1,000. This is what I see too. At least back in the BS of the 60's you had politicians on both sides that at least stood for law and order. Today the left/Dems AND GOPe are ready to throw you to the wolves if you do not tow the line. The anarchists/nazis of today are just getting warmed up.

Posted by: JROD at August 21, 2017 08:45 AM (8mnOK)

267 and that Gorsuch is sitting on the bench at the Supreme Court

+++

The reason the left is freaking out really and why they demand immediate action. They know Ginsburg is next and soon.

Posted by: Bigby's Typing Hands at August 21, 2017 08:45 AM (i8w7M)

268 263 Holy Shiite: Barcelona Terrorists Also Targeted Iconic Cathedral, But Bombs Detonated Prematurely

what a horror this would have been
they will try again

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 08:43 AM (fceHP


As an artist and might-have-been architect, Sagrada Familia is truly one of the most magnificent structures ever built.

And yes, they will try again. Sadly, the ISIS flag will probably fly over it as well as Notre Dame and Westminster, perhaps even in our own lifetimes. GOD FORBID.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 08:46 AM (mbhDw)

269 So I just want to share a beautiful thing about the power of prayer. My senior denominational Official is praying for the churches and community of my area this week. We have different geographical areas of the state. He asked for prayer requests. I e-mailed him and had a nice interchange over the past 15 minutes. He said he would pray for my son and husband and church, and I told him that I was reminded of Romans 8: "Nothing can separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord." I also said that I thought one of the most important things he could do in his role was pray. I mentioned that people I don't even know IRL but through the internet i were praying -that would be you folks :^) although I didn't share the name of the website. I can sometimes be annoyed by my denominational superiors sometimes, but that was a blessing!

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 08:46 AM (iVOAv)

270 I think I asked this once before, but when India and Pakistan split, didn't populations of Hindus and Muslims migrate to the appropriate country?

Blue areas have defacto seceded, since they are no longer ruled by the Constitution. Maybe make Virginia/California/New York it's own country, and encourage liberals to emigrate their, and conservatives to emigrate out of there.

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 08:46 AM (/qEW2)

271 Just thinking.....the Pyramids were actually built by slaves....shouldn't they be torn down?....and maybe that Chinese wall as well?

Posted by: BignJames at August 21, 2017 08:46 AM (x9c8r)

272 Under the terms of the settlement, Gruber will no longer work as a taxpayer-funded economic consultant for the states health care system and he wont seek to be paid any money he might be owed, reports the Rutland Herald, a Vermont newspaper.
__________________

At least somebody got some satisfaction from this lying f*cktard.

Good for Vermont taxpayers. Too bad American taxpayers can't sue Obama, Gruber, John "It's a Tax" Roberts, and the rest of the lying, thieving frauds who imposed this disaster of a health insurance scheme on us.

Posted by: TrivialPursuer at August 21, 2017 08:46 AM (HZrjw)

273 The Doors were a great, innovative band.

Posted by: Ignoramus at August 21, 2017 08:45 AM (pV/54)
================================

I loved Jim Morrison's voice.

Posted by: grammie winger - blinded by the light at August 21, 2017 08:47 AM (lwiT4)

274 Why are people contributing to the RNC?

The Donor Class is buying influence from the party nominally in power.

Posted by: V the K at August 21, 2017 08:47 AM (O7MnT)

275 Traffic was very light this morning. I think a lot of people took off work for the eclipse

Posted by: josephistan at August 21, 2017 08:47 AM (7HtZB)

276 262 Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 08:43 AM (mbhDw)


As an addendum, this is why "the N word" is only permitted to be spoken by blacks. It's a way to exercise power over non-blacks. Period.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 08:47 AM (mbhDw)

277 Gee, I hope the collision of the USS John McCain doesn't interfere with their Transgender Tolerance and Sensitivity Training.

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at August 21, 2017 08:47 AM (CWMvU)

278 Posted by: TrivialPursuer at August 21, 2017 08:35 AM (HZrjw)

Thanks man, those are great words to take to heart.

Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017 08:47 AM (ul9CR)

279 Anyone else get the feeling lately that the former community organizer is back community organizing"

No.

Dude never was interested in actually doing anything - he's the quintessential figurehead. Think of a cross between Bill McKay and Chauncey Gardiner.

Now those who supported O'choom are very much interested in keeping power and connections, and he's willing to lend his face and influence to whoever will suck up to most...

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at August 21, 2017 08:47 AM (MINbv)

280 273 The Doors were a great, innovative band.

Posted by: Ignoramus at August 21, 2017 08:45 AM (pV/54)
================================

I loved Jim Morrison's voice.
Posted by: grammie winger - blinded by the light at August 21, 2017 08:47 AM (lwiT4)


I liked them. And Grammie, Morrison barely had a one octave voice.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 08:48 AM (mbhDw)

281 I think all that muzzie outreach at NASA is paying off. There is a plan hatching at NASA to drill into the Yellowstone caldera and...inject water...in an attempt to cool the magma dome. Let's think about this kids. Inject water into a confined space pressurized and heated to unimaginable temperatures.
I guess that's one way to usher in the new caliphate.

Posted by: Brave Sir Robin at August 21, 2017 07:34 AM (ty7RM)

==========

This very same procedure done with fracking liquids is what enviro-tards say CAUSES earthquakes....hmmmm....

Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 08:48 AM (vg8iE)

282 I mentioned that people I don't even know IRL but
through the internet i were praying -that would be you folks :^)
although I didn't share the name of the website. I can sometimes be
annoyed by my denominational superiors sometimes, but that was a
blessing!

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 08:46 AM (iVOAv)
======================================

The Horde is really good at praying. I'm glad your supervisor is joining in on that.

Posted by: grammie winger - blinded by the light at August 21, 2017 08:49 AM (lwiT4)

283 277 Gee, I hope the collision of the USS John McCain doesn't interfere with their Transgender Tolerance and Sensitivity Training.
Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at August 21, 2017 08:47 AM (CWMvU)


The tanker obviously raped the McCain. Now the McCain will sail around the world with a mattress on its bridge.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 08:49 AM (mbhDw)

284 From the "Can't tell the players without a program" file;

who was who in all the protests on the weekend?

Posted by: Rick in SK at August 21, 2017 08:49 AM (FZYNt)

285 On Sunday"s "Reliable Sources" show, Carl Bernstein said that top military leaders should visit Trump in the Oval Office and "encourage" him to step down as president.

Carl is the Zeppo of the Woodward and Bernstein duo, only able to get his fat ugly mug on the airport channel and MessPMS where he sounds like a bloviating imbecile. Which is pretty pathetic considering Woodward sits around looking like a stroke victim with his mouth hanging half open and speaking sentences at speeds measured in geologic time intervals. That those two numbnuts were used as the gold standard for change the world journalists illustrates why the field is a step down from homelessness.

Posted by: Captain Hate at August 21, 2017 08:49 AM (y7DUB)

286 >>It's a way to exercise power over non-blacks. Period. Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 08:47 AM (mbhDw)

They can have that word; we'll keep "ask."

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 08:49 AM (Bdeb0)

287 Morning Joe is a leading indicator of memes for the Left.

They're backing off "Trump is an Irredeemable Racist."

Not polling the way they hoped.

Posted by: Ignoramus at August 21, 2017 08:50 AM (pV/54)

288 and all I got was this stinking central retinal blindness.

Oh, and a T-shirt."

Shhh. Don't tell him that's not a t-shirt.

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at August 21, 2017 08:50 AM (MINbv)

289 The Democrats are supporting the Antifags because they will be perfectly content to rule over ruin.

Detroit, Philadelphia, Camden, Buffalo, Chicago... the Democrats don't see these miserable cities as failures, but as triumphs of one party rule.

Posted by: V the K at August 21, 2017 08:50 AM (O7MnT)

290 127 York, Lancaster.
Guelph, Ghibelline.
Hatfield, McCoy.
Szatmar, Lubavitch.


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Less filling
Tastes great

Posted by: Duke Lowell at August 21, 2017 08:50 AM (gC2IV)

291 As an artist and might-have-been architect, Sagrada Familia is truly one of the most magnificent structures ever built.

And yes, they will try again. Sadly, the ISIS flag will probably fly over it as well as Notre Dame and Westminster, perhaps even in our own lifetimes. GOD FORBID.
Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 08:46 AM (mbhDw)


I agree. It is magnificent. My jaw dropped when I saw it in person. It's hard to leave as there is so much detail to see. And it's not even done yet. Really is a work of art.

I heard this morning that for some reason London is silencing Big Ben for "four years." I didn't find out why, but evidently the decision was made by a very select few callthemwhatyouwant here. No one knew it was coming. Hopefully the people (and parliamentarians) will scream loud enough to put the chimes back on. It might have been a safety issue, dunno. Will have to go look it up now.

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 08:51 AM (fceHP)

292 but when India and Pakistan split, didn't populations of Hindus and Muslims migrate to the appropriate country?

+++

Yeah and violently. There was an NPR thing about it recently

Posted by: Bigby's Typing Hands at August 21, 2017 08:51 AM (i8w7M)

293 On Sunday"s "Reliable Sources" show, Carl Bernstein said that top military leaders should visit Trump in the Oval Office and "encourage" him to step down as president.

Yeah, that's roughly equivilent to what that Idiot State Senator said the other day about killing PDT. I'd like 5 minutes behind the gym with Bernstein

Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 21, 2017 08:52 AM (5y11N)

294

Big Ben set to be silenced for FOUR YEARS to stop restoration workers being deafened by chimes
Bongs will sound for last time next Monday at noon until 2021


ah, safety issues was right

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 08:52 AM (fceHP)

295 don't look at the sun

Posted by: phoenixgirl... at August 21, 2017 08:52 AM (0O7c5)

296 >>I heard this morning that for some reason London
is silencing Big Ben for "four years." I didn't find out why, Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 08:51 AM (fceHP)

Donald Trump.

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 08:52 AM (Bdeb0)

297 One out of every five Americans will struggle with the eclipse.

Posted by: The Ad Council at August 21, 2017 08:52 AM (Tyii7)

298 Posted by: grammie winger - blinded by the light at August 21, 2017 08:49 AM (lwiT4)

He's not really my supervisor My supervisor-off site- is on sabbatical through September, He's like the "big Boss" in NJ which sounds like a mobster LOL but he's actually a nice guy-as much as i know him even if i don't always agree with his POV on things. I think he genuinely loves people which you want to have in clergy

And, yes, the prayers of the horde are a great thing!

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 21, 2017 08:53 AM (iVOAv)

299 heard this morning that for some reason London
is silencing Big Ben for "four years." I didn't find out why, Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 08:51 AM (fceHP)

Donald Trump.
Posted by: Zod

And Nazis

Posted by: Bruce at August 21, 2017 08:53 AM (8ikIW)

300 289 The Democrats are supporting the Antifags because they will be perfectly content to rule over ruin.

Detroit, Philadelphia, Camden, Buffalo, Chicago... the Democrats don't see these miserable cities as failures, but as triumphs of one party rule.
Posted by: V the K at August 21, 2017 08:50 AM (O7MnT)


Honestly, if the Democrats or whomever think that they can control these droogs, they better think again. If G-d Forbid they ever assume power, a lot of people such as the Clintons, Bernie Sanders, Pelosis, etc. are going to wind up strung up like Mussolini.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 08:53 AM (mbhDw)

301 >>>As an addendum, this is why "the N word" is only permitted to be spoken by blacks. It's a way to exercise power over non-blacks. Period.

SO
WHAT

Seriously, start being selective about your fights. Deciding to raise the fact that you can't say a racial slur is not winning anyone over to our side.

Posted by: Banana Splits Guy at August 21, 2017 08:53 AM (4HEHc)

302


Here Comes The Sun
~The Beatles

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4Ta5w8iqzs

(not a big fan of The Doors, either. Some songs are okay and Morrison was cute...)

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 08:54 AM (fceHP)

303 I heard this morning that for some reason London is silencing Big Ben for "four years." I didn't find out why, but evidently the decision was made by a very select few callthemwhatyouwant here. No one knew it was coming. Hopefully the people (and parliamentarians) will scream loud enough to put the chimes back on. It might have been a safety issue, dunno. Will have to go look it up now.

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 08:51 AM


I heard it was for maintenance...the chimes & just the noise of the mechanism would damage the workers hearing...

'sposed to be down for four years...it'll never come back

the next sound that emanates from Big Ben will be the call to prayer

Posted by: AltonJackson at August 21, 2017 08:54 AM (ZQfW9)

304 Charlotte Uprising Holds Prayer Vigil For Charlottesville, Blames Police For White Supremacy

Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 21, 2017 08:54 AM (5y11N)

305 heard this morning that for some reason London
is silencing Big Ben for "four years." I didn't find out why, Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 08:51 AM (fceHP)

Donald Trump.
Posted by: Zod

And Nazis
Posted by: Bruce at August 21, 2017 08:53 AM (8ikIW)
---------

Global warming.

Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 08:54 AM (UoSKV)

306 I had the chance to move to Windsor, CO (not far from FC) back in the late 80's for my expertise at the company I worked for. Spent several weeks in and around FC. I didn't move because of family, and then the company closed their Windsor factory in the early 2000's. So everything in life is of course a gamble. Windsor was rated as one of the best places to live in CO in 2014.

Posted by: Colin at August 21, 2017 08:54 AM (lSeoO)

307 the Pyramids were actually built by slaves....shouldn't they be torn down?....and maybe that Chinese wall as well?

+++

Slavery and animal power in general was the sole engine of industry in this world for thousands of years. It's amazing they did as much as they had done.

Posted by: Bigby's Typing Hands at August 21, 2017 08:55 AM (i8w7M)

308 Civil war. If you remember your history, the decade before the southern democrats launched a cannonade on Ft. Sumner, there was a lot of civil unrest. John Brown raided the federal armory at Harper's Ferry, and there were train robbers and bank robbers in Missouri and Kansas. They were not just criminal gangs. They were more like insurgents with support from sympathetic civilians. In Kansas, the gangs would ride in to rob the local bank, and local irregular militia (sherrif's posse) would chase them out of town and try to ride them down.

It was as much about slavery and anti-union sentiment as it was criminal. Think of Ferguson, Mo in our time, and imagine something similar between the pro and anti Union factions back in 1850.

So, we aren't quite at the level of civil war, but it looks like we are on that path. California nullifying federal law seems like a good place to start.

Posted by: Skandia Recluse at August 21, 2017 08:55 AM (m9X4Y)

309 304 Charlotte Uprising Holds Prayer Vigil For Charlottesville, Blames Police For White Supremacy
Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 21, 2017 08:54 AM (5y11N)


As I was afraid of, Heather Heyer's mother is turning into the next Cindy Sheehan. Refuses to meet PDT.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 08:55 AM (mbhDw)

310 don't look at the sun
Posted by: phoenixgirl... at August 21, 2017 08:52 AM (0O7c5)

No prob, I have 2 daughters

Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 21, 2017 08:55 AM (5y11N)

311 but when India and Pakistan split, didn't populations of Hindus and Muslims migrate to the appropriate country?

+++

Yeah and violently. There was an NPR thing about it recently



The BBC's been doing a lot about this lately. It's the 70th anniversary of independence and partition.

Pretty much everybody says they didn't see it coming. Muslims, Hindus, and Sikhs all lived comfortably side by side. The minute partition was announced everyone started slaughtering each other.

I haven't heard a good explanation as to why yet. But you had it all: rape, murder, goon squads, some hundreds of thousands (literally uncounted) dead.

It's scary what lurks unseen in the hearts of men.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at August 21, 2017 08:55 AM (gIRsn)

312 One out of every five Americans will struggle with the eclipse.

Posted by: The Ad Council at August 21, 2017 08:52 AM (Tyii7)

No school here today because....eclipse.

Posted by: BignJames at August 21, 2017 08:55 AM (x9c8r)

313 I hate the thought of missing semen...

Posted by: Shep Smith at August 21, 2017 08:55 AM (pszv/)

314 59 @50

Well Rush has been fighting the good fight for 30+ years and pushing to get the GOP to this very moment of having the most conservative President in the history of the Republic and a GOP controlled congress and Senate only to see this once in a lifetime opportunity being squandered because the Congress and Senates hates the President even more than the Democrats.

So he is probably demoralized as we are demoralized.
Posted by: Kreplach at August 21, 2017 07:38 AM (2JcMg)


But Trump isn't a conservative. Never was. Yes, he has embraced some of the ideas conservatives hold dear. His greatest strength is that he is an outsider / non-establishment type.

Posted by: Our Country is Screwed at August 21, 2017 08:55 AM (jxbfJ)

315 One out of every five Americans will struggle with the eclipse.


Posted by: The Ad Council


******


Say something. Do something. Fight back with this emoji!

Posted by: Muldoon at August 21, 2017 08:56 AM (wPiJc)

316 So he is probably demoralized as we are demoralized.


I find that hand loading .300 Win Mag cartridges so that the bullets will remain supersonic for 1650 yards - is good moralizing therapy. Also trips to the rifle range to verify my long range zeroes put a good smile on my face. On further examination - that smile may be a leer. In any case, I don't feel demoralized.


Posted by: An Observation at August 21, 2017 08:56 AM (Al1UA)

317 The Doors always remind me of a lounge act.

Posted by: Bigby's Typing Hands at August 21, 2017 08:56 AM (i8w7M)

318 No school here today because....eclipse.
Posted by: BignJames at August 21, 2017 08:55 AM (x9c8r)

LOL, your kidding?

My wife is the head Arts and Crafts person at a camp for kids with Cancer and they are moving every one inside today to the gym for the eclipse and out of her room also since it is all glass.

Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 21, 2017 08:57 AM (5y11N)

319 Why are people contributing to the RNC?

The Donor Class is buying influence from the party nominally in power.
Posted by: V the K at August 21, 2017 08:47 AM (O7MnT)


The donor class should have to perform cunnilingus on Jennifer Rubin before they can donate dollar one to the RNC. Put your money where your mouth was, tools.

Posted by: Captain Hate at August 21, 2017 08:57 AM (y7DUB)

320 So, we aren't quite at the level of civil war, but it looks like we are on that path. California nullifying federal law seems like a good place to start.

Posted by: Skandia Recluse at August 21, 2017 08:55 AM (m9X4Y)

Amnesty and all of this "sanctuary" crap is our new Nullification Crisis. I've said that before, and it bears repeating.

Posted by: Cato the Rebel Without a Party at August 21, 2017 08:57 AM (J+mig)

321 >>It's scary what lurks unseen in the hearts of men.

Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men?

The Shadow knows.

Speaking of shadows, anybody hear that there is an eclipse today?

Posted by: JackStraw at August 21, 2017 08:58 AM (/tuJf)

322

Ode to Ace.

Ain't No Sunshine (when Ace's gone)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tIdIqbv7SPo


Ain't no sunshine when he's gone
Only darkness every day
Ain't no sunshine when he's gone
And this house just ain't no home

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 08:58 AM (fceHP)

323 the Pyramids were actually built by slaves....shouldn't they be torn down?

Wondering about some mosques...

Posted by: t-bird at August 21, 2017 08:58 AM (pszv/)

324 Slavery and animal power in general was the sole engine of industry in this world for thousands of years."

As pointed out before - "slavery" has been (and is) a condition of the human experience since day one. The West's celebration of the individual is a two century anomaly...

Posted by: Anon a mouse... at August 21, 2017 08:59 AM (MINbv)

325 No school here today because....eclipse.
Posted by: BignJames at August 21, 2017 08:55 AM (x9c8r)


"Science" taking kids out of Science Class.

heh

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 08:59 AM (fceHP)

326 the Pyramids were actually built by slaves....shouldn't they be torn down?

Jewish slaves, not a concern to BLM

Posted by: Rick in SK at August 21, 2017 08:59 AM (FZYNt)

327 the Pyramids were actually built by slaves....shouldn't they be torn down?

We're on it

Posted by: ISIS at August 21, 2017 08:59 AM (5y11N)

328 anybody hear that there is an eclipse today?

What?

Posted by: Charlie Gibson at August 21, 2017 08:59 AM (Tyii7)

329 It is not looking good for the NYT in court. They are having a hard time coming up with a believable lie about why they lied about Palin and the Giffords shooting.

If we separated into two nations and forced the MSM to relocate to the blue nation, we'd no more care about what they printed than we currently care about the "news" North Korea, Cuba or Palestine publishes about us now.

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 09:00 AM (/qEW2)

330 Detroit, Philadelphia, Camden, Buffalo, Chicago...
the Democrats don't see these miserable cities as failures, but as
triumphs of one party rule.

Posted by: V the K at August 21, 2017 08:50 AM (O7MnT)

They just spent a few million just this weekend fixing up the gun shot wounds in Chicago...Those dollars would last the town government I live in for a long, long time...and that is in Western NY.

Posted by: Colin at August 21, 2017 09:00 AM (lSeoO)

331

I bet I've lived through a hundred once-in-a-lifetime events. Some of them several times.

Posted by: Frankly at August 21, 2017 09:00 AM (3pWqm)

332
71 Once you make it okay to beat Nazis, everybody can be a Nazi.
Posted by: Mr. Peebles

Is that like the "if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail"?

Posted by: Bruce at August 21, 2017 07:41 AM (8ikIW)







If all you have is a hammer, a sickle isn't far behind.

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at August 21, 2017 09:00 AM (iFZVz)

333 It's scary what lurks unseen in the hearts of men.


*****


Yeah. Like cholesterol. That stuff will kill you.

Posted by: Muldoon at August 21, 2017 09:00 AM (wPiJc)

334 247 When he's silent is when I worry. That Kalorama Kaliphate Kompound deserves a real FBI raid from real FBI agents.


Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 08:36 AM (mbhDw)


ValJar deported back to Tehran. Now.

Posted by: Hikaru at August 21, 2017 09:01 AM (9TK8E)

335 SO

Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 21, 2017 09:01 AM (5y11N)

336 If we separated into two nations and forced the MSM to relocate to the blue nation, we'd no more care about what they printed than we currently care about the "news" North Korea, Cuba or Palestine publishes about us now.

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 09:00 AM (/qEW2)

They'd still come after us, the way they came after the USA in the early 1900s.

They're not content to just rule their own little patch of land.

They want the whole world. They won't be happy until they get it. They won't be happy after they get it, but that's not going to stop them from trying.

Posted by: Cato the Rebel Without a Party at August 21, 2017 09:01 AM (J+mig)

337 If all you have is a hammer, a sickle isn't far behind.
Posted by: IllTemperedCur

Thank God for the sickle cell

Posted by: Animal Mother at August 21, 2017 09:01 AM (FZYNt)

338 heard this morning that for some reason London
is silencing Big Ben for "four years." I didn't find out why, Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 08:51 AM (fceHP)

Donald Trump.
Posted by: Zod

And Nazis
Posted by: Bruce at August 21, 2017 08:53 AM (8ikIW)
---------

Global warming.
Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 08:54 AM (UoSKV)



Triggered by White Privilege

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 09:01 AM (fceHP)

339
Honestly, if the Democrats or whomever think that they can control these droogs, they better think again. If G-d Forbid they ever assume power, a lot of people such as the Clintons, Bernie Sanders, Pelosis, etc. are going to wind up strung up like Mussolini. [/I[

Democrats are arrogant and stupid. They really believe that 'Pas d'enemies sur la gauche' stuff.

Posted by: V the K at August 21, 2017 09:02 AM (O7MnT)

340 174 Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017 08:09 AM (ul9CR)

I would go.

At 52, you're probably at the apex of your career in NY, but would be a natural to run the show in CO if all went well.

Take a chance. Shake things up.
--------------

Having spent 30+ years in our illustrious Marine Corps I can unequivocally say, "moving is good for the heart" as it gives you an opportunity to meet new folks, experience places that you would have never experienced and allows you to try their spin on the local adult beverages despite the anxiety and unknowns one goes through prior to relocating. In other words, throw all caution to the wind and head west!

Posted by: NALNAMSAM - not as lean, not as mean, still a Marine at August 21, 2017 09:03 AM (8SR1L)

341 Not a book thread but reading an account of General Funston who took charge of federal troops during the 1906 San Francisco quake and ensuing fire. Issued orders to "immediately" shoot anyone caught looting or "committing serious crimes."

Guess what? No one was actually shot by federal troops (a couple by local LE and vigilantes), and there was little actual looting despite widespread abandonment of homes and property.

Apparently the credible threat of force, accompanied by troops with "magazine rifles, cartridge belts and fixed bayonets" was sufficient deterrent. And, one may ask, whether we might also have changed just a bit as a people.

Onward to Progress Citizens!

Posted by: xnycpeasant at August 21, 2017 09:03 AM (QtQaN)

342 More to the point, at the grassroots level what can we do to prevent
this insanity from igniting into a full-grown conflagration?
---
One side of a conflict cannot 'prevent' the conflict.

The question is whether freedom loving Americans choose to lie down and be at best slaughtered, and more likely enslaved by the progressives (and their government), or if we refuse.

Posted by: Methos at August 21, 2017 09:04 AM (XQvuQ)

343 Deciding to raise the fact that you can't say a racial slur is not winning anyone over to our side.

Point of order: As far as I can determine - you - pretty much - are the entire constituency of the BSG side of issues. Or is that more of the Royal "Our" that is being used there?


Posted by: An Observation at August 21, 2017 09:04 AM (Al1UA)

344

Bubonic Plague being reported in parts of Arizona, btw.

The Black Death, that was thought to have disappeared hundreds of years ago is back and it has chosen Flagstaff, Arizona as its most recent home.

Health officials and wildlife managers in Arizona are actively monitoring flea infestations after some specimens in the area tested positive for the bacteria called Yersinia pestis, more commonly known as the Bubonic Plague.

Officials in the area shared their concern after they had been notified of a prairie dog den in Picture Canyon near Flagstaff which had a substantially and strangely high number of dead or dying animals. So officials began testing the burrow and the surrounding areas, noting that the Black Death was, indeed, to blame.


http://video.foxnews.com/v/5542901250001/?#sp=show-clips

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 09:05 AM (fceHP)

345
Gotta jump. Assignment is due.

BBL.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 21, 2017 09:05 AM (mbhDw)

346 PDT to speak at Fort Myer ...Home of the most expensive BOQ. But it is nice and Location Location Location

Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 21, 2017 09:05 AM (5y11N)

347 but when India and Pakistan split, didn't populations of Hindus and Muslims migrate to the appropriate country?

+++

Yeah and violently. There was an NPR thing about it recently


The BBC's been doing a lot about this lately. It's the 70th anniversary of independence and partition.

Pretty much everybody says they didn't see it coming. Muslims, Hindus, and Sikhs all lived comfortably side by side. The minute partition was announced everyone started slaughtering each other.


That's not entirely true. As is the case everywhere else the vermin squat, the mooooslims would sporadically make pests out of themselves by doing extremely offensive things like killing people and cows until the Hindus got pissed off enough to fight back and let even those assholes know what the numbers were.

The partition was brutal, though; my son in law's grandfather was almost killed in it. Obviously not all the muz went to Pakistan; probably some of the more intelligent property owners wondered why anyone would want to go.

Posted by: Captain Hate at August 21, 2017 09:06 AM (y7DUB)

348 @314

Trump is espousing and pushing for the most conservative agenda any GOP President has atrempted since Reagan and in most case more so.

This nonsense that Trump is not a conservative is idiotic.

Trump is conservative where the rubber hits the road the GOP not so much.

Posted by: Kreplach at August 21, 2017 09:06 AM (2JcMg)

349 Every few days at the store my son manages, an Arab guy with an entourage of women in hijabs shows up with stacks of money that he wires to Saudi Arabia and Turkey. The money reeks of pot. He's informed the State Police to keep an eye on this guy.

Posted by: V the K at August 21, 2017 09:06 AM (O7MnT)

350 Plague and Hunta virus both survive in rural counties in New Mexico.

One or two cases every couple of years.

Posted by: Skandia Recluse at August 21, 2017 09:07 AM (m9X4Y)

351 I was frustrated with the way Trump handled Charlottesville (to be fair, it would have been tough for anyone to navigate), but then Mitt Romney came out and helpfully reminded me why I've lost all faith in the regular republican party.

Posted by: lily at August 21, 2017 09:07 AM (5Rl8X)

352

oh perfect

Dancing in the Moonlight
~ King Harvest
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJF3lfKRLBI

hey sound awful live, lol

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 09:07 AM (fceHP)

353 I think all that muzzie outreach at NASA is paying off. There is a plan hatching at NASA to drill into the Yellowstone caldera and...inject water...in an attempt to cool the magma dome. Let's think about this kids. Inject water into a confined space pressurized and heated to unimaginable temperatures.
I guess that's one way to usher in the new caliphate.


So, release water vapor into the air, where it is the most powerful greenhouse 'gas.'

I think most of NASA is just rent-seeking at this point.

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at August 21, 2017 09:08 AM (oVJmc)

354 My dad grew up with the Glenn Miller and the big band stuff. He thought anything after that was awful. He did like Perry Como and guys like that probably. Needless to say, my musical selections from the 60s and 70s were not well received. But he thought Riders On The Storm was a good tune! Amazing. It is kinda jazzy with the piano break and rolling basslime and crashing thunder.

Posted by: Common Tater at August 21, 2017 09:08 AM (E9vLe)

355 349 Every few days at the store my son manages, an Arab guy with an entourage of women in hijabs shows up with stacks of money that he wires to Saudi Arabia and Turkey. The money reeks of pot. He's informed the State Police to keep an eye on this guy.
Posted by: V the K

Entourage of women? Hijab hookers?

Posted by: Rick in SK at August 21, 2017 09:08 AM (FZYNt)

356 the Pyramids were actually built by slaves....shouldn't they be torn down?



Meme on Fb is that the joos didn't build them.

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 09:08 AM (R+p/Q)

357 114 It'd definitely increasing. Since the integration
of women onto combat ships, more and more of the time, they're letting
the ladies drive, so.....

Posted by: BurtTC


Have [you] ever tried to parallel park a destroyer?

Posted by: GnuBreed, still deplorable after all these months at August 21, 2017 09:09 AM (6jaju)

358 Heh. If anyone wants a little glimpse of how the bluebell family works, . . .

I mentioned upthread that I sent the link to Rush's Friday monologue to my husband and kids. My husband just responded to all. He copied all of Rush's text, highlighted parts, changed certain parts to red lettering, hightlighted AND red-lettered other parts, made still other parts have huge font.

And preceded all that with six bullet points of his own.

And so it begins.

Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 09:09 AM (UoSKV)

359 Deciding to raise the fact that you can't say a racial slur is not winning anyone over to our side.

---

Point of order: As far as I can determine - you - pretty much - are the entire constituency of the BSG side of issues. Or is that more of the Royal "Our" that is being used there?



I'm on the BSG side of this one. "Why can't white people say n*gger" implies that they ought to want to.

I would also like black people to stop saying it. It's a word that could kindly go away.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at August 21, 2017 09:10 AM (gIRsn)

360 Major NASCAR Sponsor Tells Trump Fans To Take Their Business Elsewhere
-GP

Camping World. Good Sams Club.

Posted by: Under Fire at August 21, 2017 09:10 AM (mcI77)

361 Just in time for the solar eclipse: https://youtu.be/R6RD6mjiIZE

Posted by: Semper Why at August 21, 2017 09:10 AM (L8TEz)

362 Meme on Fb is that the joos didn't build them.

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 09:08 AM (R+p/Q)

Of course not......aliens.

Posted by: BignJames at August 21, 2017 09:10 AM (x9c8r)

363 Ain't no sunshine when he's gone
Only darkness every day
Ain't no sunshine when he's gone
And this house just ain't no home

Posted by: artisanal 'ette


It's always been my dream to produce an album of famous love songs in which all the female pronouns are switched to male ones.

Posted by: Shep Smith at August 21, 2017 09:10 AM (/qEW2)

364 wow, the Google American inventor thing is some piece of propaganda.

Posted by: McCool at August 21, 2017 09:11 AM (KvRqW)

365 Meme on Fb is that the joos didn't build them.

It's only been recorded for thousands of years.

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at August 21, 2017 09:11 AM (oVJmc)

366 There's a lot of words I think people should stop using, but having the Government enforce a speech code is more dangerous then occasionally being offended.

Social stigma should be sufficient against vulgarity, and it should be heavy handed.

Posted by: V the K at August 21, 2017 09:12 AM (O7MnT)

367

aight, time to go start checking on the sun and work and stuff

Steal My Sunshine
~ Len

http://tinyurl.com/yab8cttc

have a fun ecliptical day!

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 09:12 AM (fceHP)

368 >>It's always been my dream to produce an album of famous love songs in which all the female pronouns are switched to male ones. Posted by: Shep Smith at August 21, 2017 09:10 AM (/qEW2)

"Boys Just Wanna Have Fun," right, Shep?

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 09:12 AM (Bdeb0)

369 Meme on Fb is that the joos didn't build them.

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 09:08 AM (R+p/Q)

Of course not......aliens.

Posted by: BignJames


*fistbump*

Posted by: Giorgio A. Tsoukalos at August 21, 2017 09:12 AM (/qEW2)

370 It's only been recorded for thousands of years.

*****


Dude, that's like a hundred years ago...

Posted by: Muldoon at August 21, 2017 09:13 AM (wPiJc)

371 Meme on Fb is that the joos didn't build them.

It's only been recorded for thousands of years.
Posted by: Mr. Peebles


I know. It's the alt-left trying to give cover to SOC.
Slavers of Color.

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 09:13 AM (R+p/Q)

372 In the story about the Navy collisions, no one mentions who had the right of way, and by the time the whachamacallit official inquiry is over, everyone has forgotten about it.

But I keep wondering if the merchant vessel was on autopilot and the Navy had the right of way and was expecting the merchant vessel to alter course.

If the rules of the road aren't being followed, and everyone starts trying to dodge the othre guy, this collisions will keep happening.

I can see the same thing happening with 'autonomous" cars on the road and the resulting court battle that will follow.

Posted by: Skandia Recluse at August 21, 2017 09:13 AM (m9X4Y)

373 Rioters should always be put down, for everyone's sake. No way around it. It's really one of the few responsibilities governments have. Now they tell you what lightbulbs you can possess but epic fail on their actual responsibilities.

Peaceable assembly is a good thing. Once it goes sideways, it needs to be crushed. Every time, always and forever amen.

Posted by: Common Tater at August 21, 2017 09:13 AM (E9vLe)

374 >>366
There's a lot of words I think people should stop using, but having the
Government enforce a speech code is more dangerous then occasionally
being offended. Posted by: V the K at August 21, 2017 09:12 AM (O7MnT)

Nominated for inclusion on the list of words people should stop using: Borborygmus.

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 09:14 AM (Bdeb0)

375 There's a lot of words I think people should stop using, but having the Government enforce a speech code is more dangerous then occasionally being offended.

Posted by: V the K at August 21, 2017 09:12 AM (O7MnT)

The word "fair" is near the top of my list.

Posted by: BignJames at August 21, 2017 09:14 AM (x9c8r)

376 Having the government read into my heart and pass judgement REALLY scares me.

How about we knock it off with the thought crimes thing and focus on real crimes?

Posted by: JAS at August 21, 2017 09:14 AM (UnDQI)

377 I can see the same thing happening with 'autonomous" cars on the road and the resulting court battle that will follow.
Posted by: Skandia Recluse

Self driving car meets uncontrolled railway crossing.

guess who wins

Posted by: Rick in SK at August 21, 2017 09:14 AM (FZYNt)

378 Trump is conservative where the rubber hits the road the GOP not so much.
Posted by: Kreplach at August 21, 2017 09:06 AM (2JcMg)


I've come to the conclusion that the only ideology Trump has is what he has plainly stated many times "America First". Oftentimes that aligns with conservative principles which is why he sometimes seems conservative.

Since last November I have actually been questioning how much of a conservative I am. I am much more aligned with where Trump is going than I am with conservative "book learning". The divergence is most noticeable in the area of trade. I've understood the intellectual argument for free trade, but seeing the effects my entire life living in the northeast it never really clicked with me.

Posted by: moon_over_vermont at August 21, 2017 09:15 AM (kUmUV)

379 278 Posted by: TrivialPursuer at August 21, 2017 08:35 AM (HZrjw)

Thanks man, those are great words to take to heart.
Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017 08:47 AM (ul9CR)
________________________

You're welcome, but I really can't take the credit for that particular bit of wisdom.

I learned it from hospice patients.

Posted by: TrivialPursuer at August 21, 2017 09:15 AM (HZrjw)

380 @realDonaldTrump
Heading back to Washington after working hard and watching some of the worst and most dishonest Fake News reporting I have ever seen!

Posted by: Under Fire at August 21, 2017 09:16 AM (mcI77)

381 I used to explain to friends 20 years ago that Democrats aren't democratic. In fact they are authoritarian nutbags of the first water. I think they probably understand now.

Posted by: Common Tater at August 21, 2017 09:17 AM (E9vLe)

382 How long were the Jews in Egypt? 300 years? Maybe they built a pyramid or two, but certainly not all of them.

Posted by: JAS at August 21, 2017 09:17 AM (UnDQI)

383 I can see the same thing happening with 'autonomous" cars on the road and the resulting court battle that will follow.

Posted by: Skandia Recluse at August 21, 2017 09:13 AM (m9X4Y)

I follow a guy on YouTube who runs the simulator American Trucker/European Trucker. He talks about the AI (computer controlled cars/trucks in the sim) doing some of the stupidest things. Really everything looks fine, but then......

Posted by: Colin at August 21, 2017 09:17 AM (lSeoO)

384 >>>>The reason the left is freaking out really and why they demand immediate action. They know Ginsburg is next and soon.
.
.
.Yep, and Kennedy is still signalling that he is going to retire after the next term is over, giving Trump potentially three SCOTUS picks. They wanted hillary to get those three picks and change the Court hard left for a generation, but it backfired.

Folks, this is why it was all "arranged" for hillary to win. I know with 100% certainty that if she had won Ruth "Buzzy" Ginsberg would have dropped the news of her retirement right after hillary got sworn in.

From the entire Primary shenanigans where the msm and liberals backed Trump because they knew with absolute certainty that hillary would trounce him in the General, to the calls of him being a racist 24/7 during the Campaign, to obama reading the Trump Campaign's emails in real time and giving that info to hillary, CNN providing hillary the debate questions, it was all orchestrated, but that plan came crashing down on November 7.

They held back the pu$$y tape until they thought it would sink Trump and be too late for Pence to ramp up against her, but that didn't work. The charges of racism didn't work either but are keeping at it hoping someday it will stick.

You ain't seen anything yet violence wise, wait until Kennedy puts in his retirement papers it will get ugly when the swing vote SCOTUS Judge gets replaced by a hard core conservative. And if ginsburg does leave (or Trump wins reelection in 2020) it will cause a meltdown that most likely will turn into a shooting war between the left and the right.

Posted by: The Great White Scotsman at August 21, 2017 09:17 AM (0pcwX)

385 117,

"Plus, we just survived 8 years of a presidency that lit the match to, if not sowed the seeds of all of this."


These 8 years saw thousands, 10s of thousands, of new community-organizer activists taught their craft all over the nation in colleges and foundation funded NGOs. They are not going away quietly.

I have noticed that the OFA is never mentioned anymore in news. I'm sure they still exist and are funded well. Did they name change again as the left often does to go stealth?

Posted by: geoffb5 at August 21, 2017 09:18 AM (zOpu5)

386 The sun will be swallowed by the moon?

Don't be so superstitious.

Posted by: Stevie Wonder at August 21, 2017 09:18 AM (KmZ9R)

387 >>I follow a guy on YouTube who runs the simulator
American Trucker/European Trucker. He talks about the AI (computer
controlled cars/trucks in the sim) doing some of the stupidest things.
Really everything looks fine, but then......Posted by: Colin at August 21, 2017 09:17 AM (lSeoO)

...then the AI Heineken truck takes a sharp turn too quickly.

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 09:19 AM (Bdeb0)

388 "Why can't white people say n*gger" implies that they ought to want to.


That particular word is a very complex case; my last girlfriend - who is black - wanted me to call her that as a term of endearment.


Posted by: An Observation at August 21, 2017 09:20 AM (Al1UA)

389
Russian dash cam compilation.


Game, set, match.
Yer welcome.

Posted by: Skandia Recluse at August 21, 2017 09:21 AM (m9X4Y)

390 I have noticed that the OFA is never mentioned anymore in news. I'm sure they still exist and are funded well. Did they name change again as the left often does to go stealth?
Posted by: geoffb5 at August 21, 2017 09:18 AM (zOpu5)


Omerta by the MFM.

Posted by: Captain Hate at August 21, 2017 09:21 AM (y7DUB)

391
'Autonomous cars'

I have a new car with radar cruise control. Upon approaching heavy rain it slams on the brakes. I talked with a top technician about the issue. He says I shouldn't have cruise control on in the rain.

I can only imagine what these things would do in an ice or snow storm. Everything I imagine is really, really bad.

Posted by: Slippery Slope Salesman at August 21, 2017 09:22 AM (EgwCt)

392 #384

And Bill Kristol and the Bushes would have been delighted with this outcome.

Posted by: V the K at August 21, 2017 09:22 AM (O7MnT)

393 Ruth "Buzzy" Ginsberg would have dropped the news of her retirement right after hillary got sworn in.

I believe the proper name is Darth Bader...

Posted by: An Observation at August 21, 2017 09:23 AM (Al1UA)

394 Pope: Rights of migrants trump national security concerns

-AP

Posted by: Under Fire at August 21, 2017 09:23 AM (mcI77)

395 iiI have noticed that the OFA is never mentioned anymore in news. I'm sure they still exist and are funded well. Did they name change again as the left often does to go stealth?

Posted by: geoffb5 at August 21, 2017 09:18 AM (zOpu5) i


For some strange reason, I'm willing to bet the books of ACORN, OFA, etc. have never been reviewed by the IRS!

Posted by: Lois Looner at August 21, 2017 09:24 AM (gwPgz)

396 >>You ain't seen anything yet violence wise, wait
until Kennedy puts in his retirement papers it will get ugly when the
swing vote SCOTUS Judge gets replaced by a hard core conservative. Posted by: The Great White Scotsman at August 21, 2017 09:17 AM (0pcwX)

Here, too, the GOPe will seek to stymie Trump.

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 09:24 AM (Bdeb0)

397

That particular word is a very complex case; my last girlfriend - who is black - wanted me to call her that as a term of endearment.


IT'S A TRAP!

Posted by: Admiral Ackbar's Advice for the Lovelorn at August 21, 2017 09:24 AM (oVJmc)

398 Oh ye stiffnecked, sinful people! I will give you one more chance to empower me as your god-emperor, before I call down destruction upon you! As a display of my power, I shall blot out the sun at high noon!

Posted by: High Priestess Hillary at August 21, 2017 09:25 AM (/qEW2)

399 Somebody was telling me yesterday that these antifa douchebags are planning to try and disrupt next years Sturgis rally. If only, they try that shit out there they'll never find their fucking bodies.

Posted by: Berserker- Dragonheads Division at August 21, 2017 09:25 AM (aMlLZ)

400 >>Pope: Rights of migrants trump national security concerns


I hope he's there when ISIS makes its first attempt on the Vatican.
Not that I want him or anyone hurt, just want him to see where his advice leads.

Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 09:25 AM (NOIQH)

401 That particular word is a very complex case; my last girlfriend - who is black - wanted me to call her that as a term of endearment.

Yikes. I would find that awkward. How old a human are we talking about? I was with a kid recently who was talking on the phone and using the word as an interjection the way hippies used "man". "like, man, we're going up to the store, man, and man, the guy had wheels, man". Except, you know, not man.

I've had a number of black girlfriends and the word never came up, but I'm coming up on my second lap of 29. Maybe it's a generational thing?

Posted by: Bandersnatch at August 21, 2017 09:26 AM (gIRsn)

402 >>>That particular word is a very complex case; my last girlfriend - who is black - wanted me to call her that as a term of endearment.

I think there is some advice concerning "sticking it in crazy" that applies here, not something to extrapolate to your daily interactions. Just FYI.

Posted by: Banana Splits Guy at August 21, 2017 09:26 AM (4HEHc)

403 I just want to thank everyone for your sage words on my "to move or not to move" issue. This really is one smart military blog indeed. I'll be toting up the #'s once again just to be absolutely positive, and thinking and praying on it.



Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017 09:26 AM (ul9CR)

404 Rioters should always be put down, for everyone's sake. No way around it. It's really one of the few responsibilities governments have. Now they tell you what lightbulbs you can possess but epic fail on their actual responsibilities.

Peaceable assembly is a good thing. Once it goes sideways, it needs to be crushed. Every time, always and forever amen.
Posted by: Common Tater at August 21, 2017 09:13 AM (E9vLe)



Yeah, this is a failure of gov't.

Keeping the peace is a base level job.

Esp. in the South there are anti-Klan laws still on the books which prevent masked nonsense.

The fascist antifa need to be told no masks by the police ahead of time.

In they wear masks, they will be asked to remove them, if they refuse they will be taken to jail using all necessary force.

Plus, it's pretty clear that people are being paid to riot and assault individuals and suppress civil rights of individuals.

This is America and we have freedom of speech. If you don't like that Cuba or North Korea is waiting for you...anyway-

the funders of this violence and movement need to be gone after hammer and tongs.

Somebody wake Sleepy Jeff.

Posted by: naturalfake at August 21, 2017 09:27 AM (9q7Dl)

405 399 Will it be on PPV? Can antifa really be that stupid?

Posted by: Infidel at August 21, 2017 09:27 AM (5Xc/W)

406 I had to google where Mallaca is . . . .

sidenote: It means a**hole in Greek

Posted by: McCool at August 21, 2017 09:27 AM (KvRqW)

407
Honestly, if the Democrats or whomever think that they can control these droogs, they better think again. If G-d Forbid they ever assume power, a lot of people such as the Clintons, Bernie Sanders, Pelosis, etc. are going to wind up strung up like Mussolini. [/I[

Democrats are arrogant and stupid. They really believe that 'Pas d'enemies sur la gauche' stuff.

Posted by: V the K at August 21, 2017 09:02 AM (O7MnT)








The one thing that warms my heart about this is that commies have a habit of expending a LOT of energy in slaughtering themselves and their fellow travelers in internal power struggles.

That's probably one of the major reasons that Franco's Falangists won the Spanish Civil War. Kind of hard to defeat a competent fascist military force when you're fighting amongst yourselves over minor issues of political doctrine.

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at August 21, 2017 09:27 AM (iFZVz)

408 Pope: Rights of migrants trump national security concerns


Says the guy who runs the only country surrounded by a wall.

Posted by: Admiral Ackbar's Advice for the Lovelorn at August 21, 2017 09:28 AM (oVJmc)

409 So have the liberal announced they will have to sacrifice an American president to prevent eternal darkness and bring back the light?

Posted by: Ripley at August 21, 2017 09:28 AM (MxEKc)

410 I shall blot out the sun at high noon!

Posted by: High Priestess Hillary


*****


Don't do it, you gin-soaked fool! You'll go off like a flambé at a Benihana's!

Posted by: Muldoon at August 21, 2017 09:28 AM (wPiJc)

411 >>401
That particular word is a very complex case; my last girlfriend - who
is black - wanted me to call her that as a term of endearment.

Please say that some of your love-patter included her asking you "how much more black she could be," and you replying "none more black."

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 09:28 AM (Bdeb0)

412 >>I shall blot out the sun at high noon!

Then we will comment in the shade!

Posted by: JackStraw at August 21, 2017 09:29 AM (/tuJf)

413 401
That particular word is a very complex case; my last girlfriend - who
is black - wanted me to call her that as a term of endearment.

bitch please!!

Posted by: Whoopi at August 21, 2017 09:29 AM (FZYNt)

414 zzzzZZZZzzzz
Ahrumph

What year is it?

Posted by: J. Sessions at August 21, 2017 09:29 AM (mcI77)

415 I'll say this for Fort Collins. It's no Longmont.

Posted by: Muldoon at August 21, 2017 09:29 AM (wPiJc)

416 ITS A TRAP

Yes, everything dealing with women is a trap... and no, I didn't fall into it.

Posted by: An Observation at August 21, 2017 09:30 AM (Al1UA)

417 >>>Please say that some of your love-patter included her asking you "how much more black she could be," and you replying "none more black."

...while making sweet love to "Big Bottoms"...

Posted by: Banana Splits Guy at August 21, 2017 09:30 AM (4HEHc)

418 So the driver of the white van in spain has NOT been caught right?

Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 21, 2017 09:31 AM (5y11N)

419 ... and no, I didn't fall into it.

Posted by: An Observation

tied a board to your ass?

Posted by: Rick in SK at August 21, 2017 09:31 AM (FZYNt)

420 France: One Dead, One Injured After Truck Rams Into Bus Shelters
-BB

Methodist driver?

Posted by: Under Fire at August 21, 2017 09:32 AM (mcI77)

421 420 France: One Dead, One Injured After Truck Rams Into Bus Shelters
-BB

Methodist driver?
Posted by: Under Fire

Trump supporter

Posted by: Rick in SK at August 21, 2017 09:33 AM (FZYNt)

422 There's a lot of words I think people should stop using, but having the
Government enforce a speech code is more dangerous then occasionally
being offended. Posted by: V the K at August 21, 2017 09:12 AM (O7MnT)

Nominated for inclusion on the list of words people should stop using: Borborygmus.
Posted by: Zod



Intersectional

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 09:33 AM (R+p/Q)

423 France: One Dead, One Injured After Truck Rams Into Bus Shelters
-BB

Methodist driver?
Posted by: Under Fire

Nazi

Posted by: Bruce at August 21, 2017 09:33 AM (8ikIW)

424 Overnight the University of Texas disappeared some statues.

Posted by: steevy at August 21, 2017 09:33 AM (rmVvL)

425 399 Will it be on PPV? Can antifa really be that stupid?


Posted by: Infidel at August 21, 2017 09:27 AM (5Xc/W)


God I hope so. I did that run 10 years in a row. It would go really bad for them. I remember watching the banditos arrive one year, must have been 1000 of them, the line of bikes went on for 30 minutes. There seems to be some kind of agreement between the clubs where every year is a certain club's "year". Like this year might be the angel's year, next year may be the bandito's year, etc etc.

Antifa would cease to exist after a stunt like that.

Posted by: Berserker- Dragonheads Division at August 21, 2017 09:34 AM (aMlLZ)

426 I'll be toting up the #'s once again just to be absolutely positive, and thinking and praying on it.

Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at August 21, 2017 09:26 AM (ul9CR)
----------

I've not said anything yet, but since you mentioned praying, . . .

Ask God to send you a clear sign as to what you should do. Tell Him you'll be open to either choice, but you need an answer (please).

I've done that, and gotten a clear thunderbolt (in a good way) in return. Others heard the words I heard from a speaker (i was in a small group) and I'm sure they meant nothing more than what they seemed to them. But, I KNEW it was my answer, and I was profoundly grateful, and I never looked back.

Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 09:34 AM (UoSKV)

427 France: One Dead, One Injured After Truck Rams Into Bus Shelters
-BB

Methodist driver?
Posted by: Under Fire at August 21, 2017 09:32 AM (mcI77)

It "appears" to be just some sick guy and not terror related

Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 21, 2017 09:34 AM (5y11N)

428 "This is a lunar eclipse, where the sun moves behind the moon. A solar eclipse is where the moon moves behind the sun."



But do they both "reach around"?

Posted by: geoffb5 at August 21, 2017 09:34 AM (zOpu5)

429 The one thing that warms my heart about this is that commies have a habit of expending a LOT of energy in slaughtering themselves and their fellow travelers in internal power struggles.

The antifag in the bullet above screaming "F**k Your F**king Constitution! We're Here to Punch Nazis!" was actually screaming it at a fellow leftist whom she deemed insufficiently violent.

Posted by: V the K at August 21, 2017 09:34 AM (O7MnT)

430
And so it begins.


Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 09:09 AM (UoSKV)


What? Your husband is Rush. Watch out you're only spousal unit #1

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 21, 2017 09:34 AM (ZTRlp)

431 Like this year might be the angel's year, next year may be the bandito's year, etc etc.

The Frito Banditos?

Yummy

Posted by: Bruce at August 21, 2017 09:35 AM (8ikIW)

432 Sort of like Germany in the 30s, Nazis and commies fighting in the
street- both are socialists trying to control
everybody else but now the muzzards also trying to blow them up.

Posted by: grnberet at August 21, 2017 09:35 AM (9qgwW)

433 Who believes guarding Trump and family cost the SS budget more than Obama? Who believes Trump travels more than Obama did?

I no longer have any faith in government agencies since they have proven they will do or say anything they can get by with to discredit Trump. If they spent more money it was on hookers and blow. May be scoffing at the wrong group. The media may have just lied.

Posted by: Mudd at August 21, 2017 09:35 AM (cfHE9)

434 I've not said anything yet, but since you mentioned praying, . . .

Ask God to send you a clear sign as to what you should do. Tell Him you'll be open to either choice, but you need an answer (please).

I've done that, and gotten a clear thunderbolt (in a good way) in return. Others heard the words I heard from a speaker (i was in a small group) and I'm sure they meant nothing more than what they seemed to them. But, I KNEW it was my answer, and I was profoundly grateful, and I never looked back.


Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 09:34 AM (UoSKV)


I once cursed a blue streak in church and never got hit by lightning. Does that count?

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 21, 2017 09:36 AM (ZTRlp)

435
>>I shall blot out the sun at high noon!

Then we will comment in the shade!


The moon is just too lofty. We'll be happy in our shade.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 21, 2017 09:36 AM (IqV8l)

436 Then we will comment in the shade!
Posted by: JackStraw at August 21, 2017 09:29 AM (/tuJf)
---------

So what else is new. We're always throwing shade around here.

Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 09:36 AM (UoSKV)

437 416>> Went to MoJeauxs in Ft Collins this weekend and then to New Belgium Brewery. They have something called an Atomic Pumpkin Ale. OutStanding!

Posted by: CrotchetyOldJarhead at August 21, 2017 09:36 AM (MZVOx)

438 The Doors were a great, innovative band.
Posted by: Ignoramus at August 21, 2017 08:45 AM


There was a toilet back in the late sixties that would play music when sat upon.

The Doors were quite popular. Apparently people found their music moving.

Posted by: Duncanthrax at August 21, 2017 09:37 AM (ctuyM)

439 I once cursed a blue streak in church and never got hit by lightning. Does that count?
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 21, 2017 09:36 AM (ZTRlp)
----------

God's time is not our time. I'd watch your backside.


Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 09:37 AM (UoSKV)

440 I had to google where Mallaca is . . . .

She's into mallacas, Dino!

Posted by: Anthony Michael Hall in Weird Science at August 21, 2017 09:37 AM (oVJmc)

441 The 12 year old Little Leaguers in Williamsport this week are showing more maturity and civility than the average Antifag.

Posted by: V the K at August 21, 2017 09:37 AM (O7MnT)

442 So the driver of the white van in spain has NOT been caught right?


Spanish police believe Younes Abouyaaqoub, the only fugitive still at large after the attack, has slipped across the border into France unnoticed.

The Moroccan national, 22, is suspected of mowing down pedestrians on Barcelona’s Las Ramblas promenade, killing 13 and injuring 120.

Posted by: McCool at August 21, 2017 09:38 AM (KvRqW)

443 >>There was a toilet back in the late sixties that would play music when sat upon.

>>The Doors were quite popular. Apparently people found their music moving.

Riders on the Storm.

Posted by: JackStraw at August 21, 2017 09:39 AM (/tuJf)

444 436 Then we will comment in the shade!
Posted by: JackStraw at August 21, 2017 09:29 AM (/tuJf)
---------

So what else is new. We're always throwing shade around here.

Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 09:36 AM (UoSKV)

Look at bluebell conversing in young street people talk.

Posted by: Jack Sock at August 21, 2017 09:39 AM (glJL/)

445 >>God I hope so. I did that run 10 years in a row. It would go really bad for them.


I know this is not the exact same thing, but we were at Children's hospital in Philadelphia one year during the Toys for Tots delivery by what must have been 10's of thousands of bikers - the street was filled with bikers for miles, went on for many hours. I would not want to see a group like that when they were hostile

Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 09:39 AM (NOIQH)

446
Three hours until the partial (78.5%) starts here. Not a cloud in the sky...

...yet.

Posted by: Spun and Murky at August 21, 2017 09:40 AM (4DCSq)

447 I got out of bed at 4:30 this morning and looked out the window. For a moment I thought the eclipse had already started.

Posted by: Muldoon at August 21, 2017 09:41 AM (wPiJc)

448 Look at bluebell conversing in young street people talk.
Posted by: Jack Sock at August 21, 2017 09:39 AM (glJL/)
-------

I have five young people. I learn a lot from them. You should see our family chat group. It's pretty funny.

Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 09:41 AM (UoSKV)

449
The End

Posted by: Slippery Slope Salesman at August 21, 2017 09:42 AM (EgwCt)

450
God's time is not our time. I'd watch your backside.




Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 09:37 AM (UoSKV)


Oh Shit!!!

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 21, 2017 09:42 AM (ZTRlp)

451 what has happened to the Navy?

Posted by: phoenixgirl... at August 21, 2017 09:42 AM (0O7c5)

452 Posted by: bluebell at August 21, 2017 09:37 AM (UoSKV)


Oh Shit!!!
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian

Crack a boom smartass..>>>>...>>>>

Posted by: Bruce at August 21, 2017 09:43 AM (8ikIW)

453 >>I would not want to see a group like that when they were hostile Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 09:39 AM (NOIQH)

Zod would like to see a group like that when they were hostile.

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 09:43 AM (Bdeb0)

454 Three hours until the partial (78.5%) starts here. Not a cloud in the sky...



Where are you finding the percentage in your area? I have been unable to find it for my location.

Posted by: Infidel at August 21, 2017 09:43 AM (5Xc/W)

455 omebody was telling me yesterday that these antifa douchebags are
planning to try and disrupt next years Sturgis rally. If only, they try
that shit out there they'll never find their fucking bodies.


Yes, Antifa is just stupid enough to try that. A more clueless group of people hardly exist on the planet. There was a reason that the Soviets use to refer to such people as "useful idiots".

Posted by: An Observation at August 21, 2017 09:43 AM (Al1UA)

456 Not today's art - a performance by a sicko:

https://twitter.com/OnlineMagazin/status/899585290762891264

Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 09:43 AM (NOIQH)

457 God's time is not our time. I'd watch your backside.
Posted by: bluebell


Oh Shit!!!
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian



*****


You just wait 'til your Heavenly Father gets home, young man!

Posted by: Muldoon at August 21, 2017 09:44 AM (wPiJc)

458 The one thing that warms my heart about this is that commies have a habit of expending a LOT of energy in slaughtering themselves and their fellow travelers in internal power struggles.

The antifag in the bullet above screaming "F**k Your F**king Constitution! We're Here to Punch Nazis!" was actually screaming it at a fellow leftist whom she deemed insufficiently violent.


Posted by: V the K
============
Maybe this did not represent an internal disagreement. Maybe she was like Gunnery Sgt. Hartman whipping the troops in shape.

"Now lemme see your war face!!!"

Posted by: High Priestess Hillary at August 21, 2017 09:44 AM (/qEW2)

459 451 Short answer?Obama and Ray Mabus.

Posted by: steevy at August 21, 2017 09:44 AM (rmVvL)

460
For a short period today it may appear to be getting colder. Ignore that erroneous perception. The planet is heating up. CO2 is on the rise. There is no other variable that you peons should consider.

This is an inconvenient truth.

Posted by: Al Gore at August 21, 2017 09:45 AM (EgwCt)

461 >>Zod would like to see a group like that when they were hostile.


Against Antifa? I'm right there with you!
I hope they try to mess with them.

Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 09:45 AM (NOIQH)

462 used to - sorry.

Posted by: An Observation at August 21, 2017 09:45 AM (Al1UA)

463 Where are you finding the percentage in your area? I have been unable to find it for my location.

Posted by: Infidel



Possibly you local news station's weather department

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 09:47 AM (R+p/Q)

464 Dear Crom: Please let the homosexualist communist antifas interfere with the bikers at Sturgis. Thank you, amen -- Zod

Posted by: Zod at August 21, 2017 09:49 AM (Bdeb0)

465 time to get ready for work...and today....they are going to give me a computer!!!!! well not give me....

Posted by: phoenixgirl... at August 21, 2017 09:49 AM (0O7c5)

466 You just wait 'til your Heavenly Father gets home, young man!

Posted by: Muldoon at August 21, 2017 09:44 AM (wPiJc


Maybe he can blame the other Son and atone for my misbehavior

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 21, 2017 09:49 AM (ZTRlp)

467 Good morning all!

I am trying to remember which biker groups were arrested and/or shot in Plano, TX gathering. For some reason, it disappeared, kinda like Malheur.

Again, like with any group with vaguely constitutional leanings, there are probably more alphabet agencies stirring violence than there are members.

Posted by: mustbequantum at August 21, 2017 09:50 AM (MIKMs)

468 465 time to get ready for work...and today....they are going to give me a computer!!!!! well not give me....


Posted by: phoenixgirl... at August 21, 2017 09:49 AM (0O7c5


So how long do you have it before you find out AoSHQ is a no-no to visit?

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 21, 2017 09:50 AM (ZTRlp)

469 I'm inclined to believe, given the frenzy about the total solar eclipse (and the general populace's lack of imagination), that almost every black kitten or puppy born or adopted this week will be named "Eclipse."

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at August 21, 2017 09:51 AM (jTUfG)

470 Apocalypse Today! I love that movie!

Posted by: Joe Biden at August 21, 2017 09:51 AM (bc2Lc)

471
You just wait 'til your Heavenly Father gets home, young man!
Posted by: Muldoon at August 21, 2017 09:44 AM (wPiJc)

You owe me a monitor not covered with coffee.

Well played, friend.

Posted by: moki at August 21, 2017 09:51 AM (V+V48)

472 almost every black kitten or puppy born or adopted this week will be named "Eclipse."
Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius

borderline racist

Posted by: Rick in SK at August 21, 2017 09:52 AM (FZYNt)

473 Have any of the GOPe creatures crawled out of their holes early today to denounce PDT? or are they sleeping in??

Posted by: Under Fire at August 21, 2017 09:52 AM (mcI77)

474 Gee, I hope the collision of the USS John McCain doesn't interfere with their Transgender Tolerance and Sensitivity Training.

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at August 21, 2017 08:47 AM (CWMvU)



What could be more important in the military than that or to run the military like Evergreen College?

Posted by: TheQuietMan at August 21, 2017 09:52 AM (493sH)

475 Who believes Trump travels more than Obama did?
========

I don't believe that for a fucking minute.

Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 09:52 AM (vg8iE)

476 So daily mail is also whitewashing the black shirt antifa

Posted by: Avi at August 21, 2017 09:53 AM (Gx3Fe)

477 Woke up this morning and discovered that UT had removed all of its Confederate statues and that "my" representative on the Dallas city council was advocating to purge all references to the Confederacy in Dallas public spaces. (He sucks on so many levels, not least among them cheating and voter fraud.)

I f***ing hate this state and I hate these people.

Posted by: sunny-dee at August 21, 2017 09:53 AM (QAOZh)

478 The 12 year old Little Leaguers in Williamsport this week are showing more maturity and civility than the average Antifag.


I hate the way the Little League cheats the American kids. After one American team wins its way to the LL World Series - they are then put up against the all China ( or wherever ) All-Star team. Its all to make the Americans feel inferior. As is often the case in the real world, a group of adults are owed a serious ass kicking for pulling that shit.

Posted by: An Observation at August 21, 2017 09:53 AM (Al1UA)

479 lots of thoughts have been running through my head the last week,

1st where did the 6 billion go missing under Hillary authority?

Is acorn in any way connected to the 3 million something Xtra Voting.

How are anti fa being funded in Europe and Amerfica,

What groups appeared in Syria, Egypt, etc from the Left and were they involved in the Arab spring (ak new days of rage until name change) seems weird yes??etc. and Who were they funded by or ---?
are those same actors funding encouraging the blow up here in America and Europe.

were our tax dollars involved?

the media , we know of JournOlist and the tactics. Wefirst saw it with Obama and the Propoganda being formed internally through journOlst to call all that weren't 'with the program' to be called Nazi etc..


Why hasn't JournOlist been Outted in a Huge way as They actually tout the propaganda that is making the country convulse?

a few more but I know most won't like this wall of text as it is.

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 09:53 AM (FKrah)

480 If I go, it's a parallel move with a small pay increase that basically covers CoL

Waffle a little and see if they'll bring out the wheelbarrow-o-money.

Posted by: DaveA at August 21, 2017 09:54 AM (FhXTo)

481 >>Who believes Trump travels more than Obama did?



Did Obama every spend a full week - 5 consecutive workdays - in the WH?
He was always going somewhere, some HS to speak or townhall, some meeting, some fundraiser...

Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 09:54 AM (NOIQH)

482 The antifag in the bullet above screaming "F**k Your F**king Constitution! We're Here to Punch Nazis!" was actually screaming it at a fellow leftist whom she deemed insufficiently violent.



Crowder had a listing that showed up in my Fb feed. Two amerifa were bitching because the dems were backing them but they didn't know anything about anarcho-communism.

Anarcho-communism?
I have no moral compunction against bullet slinging against commies.

Bring it children. Let's dance.

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 09:54 AM (R+p/Q)

483 Holy Shiite: Barcelona Terrorists Also Targeted Iconic Cathedral, But Bombs Detonated Prematurely

what a horror this would have been
they will try again

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at August 21, 2017 08:43 AM (fceHP


How soon before the left wants to tear down churches in this country because the sight of them offends them?

Posted by: TheQuietMan at August 21, 2017 09:54 AM (493sH)

484 Did Obama every spend a full week - 5 consecutive workdays - in the WH?
He was always going somewhere, some HS to speak or townhall, some meeting, some fundraiser...

Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 09:54 AM (NOIQH)


Golf course, glory holes

Posted by: TheQuietMan at August 21, 2017 09:55 AM (493sH)

485 I used to frequent a bar in Texas whose head waitress was the girlfriend of the president of the Texas chapter of the Banditos. We were always nice to her.

Posted by: Duke Lowell at August 21, 2017 09:55 AM (gC2IV)

486 as I remember Obama had a hellywwod or sports party every week..
dunno if he did all through his terms

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 09:55 AM (FKrah)

487 Are their ranks in antifa? Or is that a question for zombie?

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 09:56 AM (/qEW2)

488 You're learning how Kulaks felt during the 1920's - 1930's.

It's a pogrom and you're on the menu.

Posted by: The Hot Gates at August 21, 2017 09:57 AM (Na/F1)

489 I am trying to remember which biker groups were arrested and/or shot in Plano, TX gathering.

IRCC that was at a Waco Twin Peaks restaurant.

Posted by: An Observation at August 21, 2017 09:57 AM (Al1UA)

490 475 Who believes Trump travels more than Obama did?
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I don't believe that for a fucking minute.
Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 09:52 AM (vg8iE)

Perhaps he's "traveled" more in the first 8 months than TFG did, but it's just travel between DC & NJ or Florida, not jet setting to Hawaii & the rest of the world (with separate flights for the beard & kids) like TFG did.

Posted by: josephistan at August 21, 2017 09:58 AM (7HtZB)

491 489 I am trying to remember which biker groups were arrested and/or shot in Plano, TX gathering.

IRCC that was at a Waco Twin Peaks restaurant.
Posted by: An Observation at August 21, 2017 09:57 AM (Al1UA)

Damn good coffee.

Posted by: josephistan at August 21, 2017 09:58 AM (7HtZB)

492 From the "Yawkey" article, on the tearing down of monuments, etc.:

The problem with our times isn't our past. The problem with our times is the present.

Posted by: t-bird at August 21, 2017 09:58 AM (2z74n)

493 If the pope believes in a moral obligation to illegal activity such as illegal immigrations shouldn't He the vatican and his religious constituenst cough it up instead of everyone ?

(don't be offended if you are catholic LOL, i'm just asking where HIS obligation resides rather than the rest of us )

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 09:59 AM (FKrah)

494 475 Who believes Trump travels more than Obama did?
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I don't believe that for a fucking minute.
Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 09:52 AM (vg8iE)

Doesn't he mostly go to Florida, rather like W went to Crawford? Those were working vacations, and since they are stateside, they can probably install a SCIF and secure communications center, so that he is working every day.
To my knowledge, Trump has only made one overseas trip, and it was a huge success in the countries he visited (Eastern Europe). But he has been US bound for most of the last 8 months. How many trips did Fredo take by this time in his first year?

Posted by: moki at August 21, 2017 10:00 AM (V+V48)

495 Who believes Trump travels more than Obama did?
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I don't believe that for a fucking minute.
Posted by: bicentennialguy at August 21, 2017 09:52 AM (vg8iE)

Perhaps he's "traveled" more in the first 8 months than TFG did, but it's just travel between DC & NJ or Florida, not jet setting to Hawaii & the rest of the world (with separate flights for the beard & kids) like TFG did.
Posted by: josephistan at August 21, 2017 09:58 AM (7HtZB)

Apparently it is not the number of travels but the size of PDT's family-those eligible for protection- and his multiple estates...Of course that is all bullshit and a deep state hit job. We spend billions on illegals but they want me to believe we have no money to protect the President?

Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 21, 2017 10:00 AM (5y11N)

496 473 . They're awaiting direction from their handlers.

Posted by: kallisto at August 21, 2017 10:00 AM (7l5V0)

497 Infidel:

For the percentage of eclipse coverage, a link someone above mentioned (just click on a place on the map):
www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/map/2017-august-21

Posted by: Brunnhilde at August 21, 2017 10:00 AM (aW5/6)

498 I dunno how Porpe ships work, they are voted on? or is it a famiial opening ?

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:01 AM (FKrah)

499
Damn good coffee.
Posted by: josephistan at August 21, 2017 09:58 AM (7HtZB)

And cherry pie.

Posted by: moki at August 21, 2017 10:01 AM (V+V48)

500
what has happened to the Navy?
Posted by: phoenixgirl... at August 21, 2017 09:42 AM


I believe it's called "vibrant diversity."

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 21, 2017 10:01 AM (IqV8l)

501 Ugh, there, not their.

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 10:02 AM (/qEW2)

502 salivating, coffee and pie?

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:02 AM (FKrah)

503 ok, nevermind.

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:03 AM (FKrah)

504 Brunnhilde


Thank you. 87.7%

Posted by: Infidel at August 21, 2017 10:03 AM (5Xc/W)

505 354 My dad grew up with the Glenn Miller and the big band stuff. He thought anything after that was awful. "

Everything you listened to between the ages of 12 and 25 is great, the Best of All Times. Everything before and after is crap, or at least not nearly as good.

I remember my friends aunt loved the late 50's early '60's bands and singers - Dion, Elvis, all the girl bands,etc. My friend and I were "meh. Not nearly as good as the Stones and Bowie."

The music of your teen years and young adulthood becomes emotionally entwined with the events of those years. You respond to music much differently when you're 16 than you do when you're 36.

Posted by: Donna and V sez the Brewers bats have risen at August 21, 2017 10:03 AM (ZM2xo)

506 Good Morning ART

Posted by: NOOD at August 21, 2017 10:03 AM (FZYNt)

507 Rothko up! Nood art.

Posted by: rickb223 at August 21, 2017 10:04 AM (R+p/Q)

508 Are there ranks in antifa?
Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 09:56 AM (/qEW2)


They all look pretty rank, if you ax me.

Posted by: Slippery Slope Salesman at August 21, 2017 10:04 AM (EgwCt)

509 Are their ranks in antifa? Or is that a question for zombie?

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 21, 2017 09:56 AM (/qEW2)

Gotta be a Commisar....right?

Posted by: BignJames at August 21, 2017 10:04 AM (x9c8r)

510 Once I thought the proggytards were falling apart
Now I see they're going insane
Nothing I can do
Total Eclipse of the Brain.

Posted by: Toad-O at August 21, 2017 10:04 AM (cct0t)

511 >>Apparently it is not the number of travels but the size of PDT's
family-those eligibl e for protection- and his multiple estates...Of
course that is all bullshit and a deep state hit job. We spend billions
on illegals but they want me to believe we have no money to protect the
President?



Gosh, maybe part of that is due to every damn person on the Left calling for Trump's assassination, and the way they are intentionally, physically harassing his family and administration????


Ivanka can't go to the local gym without the owner announcing it on facebook with an open, angry letter chastising her for not making her dad a Lefty. They have queer dance parties on her front lawn, Pence's lawn, etc. Oh yeah, then there was the Alexandria shooting, the Inauguration day violence....

This is where the Left really grates: they create an awful situation and then b#tch about how the GOP/conservatives react.

Posted by: Lizzy at August 21, 2017 10:05 AM (NOIQH)

512 ha

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:05 AM (FKrah)

513 I have no moral compunction against bullet slinging against commies.



Bring it children. Let's dance.


Much as people properly have contempt for my fellow Boomers - I seem to remember my generation slaughtering Communists by the tens of thousands. Mostly we were really pissed we weren't allowed to win.


Posted by: An Observation at August 21, 2017 10:05 AM (Al1UA)

514 If the pope believes in a moral obligation to illegal activity such as illegal immigrations shouldn't He the vatican and his religious constituenst cough it up instead of everyone ?

(don't be offended if you are catholic LOL, i'm just asking where HIS obligation resides rather than the rest of us )



Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 09:59 AM (FKrah)


I'm catholic, and I wouldn't be offended if Satanists burned a hexagram into his fucking forehead.

Posted by: Berserker- Dragonheads Division at August 21, 2017 10:06 AM (aMlLZ)

515 Waco! That's the one! Darn it, I am so darn old and tired I am easily confuzzled. Like any Elephant's Child, however, I still want to know what the authorities did (and the bikers as well).

Posted by: mustbequantum at August 21, 2017 10:06 AM (MIKMs)

516 Berserker, I really don't know how catholisim works, I do understand like many
do the belief to take care of the widow /orphan thing is much the same as many religions ideals.

But I assume (perhaps wrongly) that those deeds should be done by fellow followers and the church itself, Not a demand that everyone do so?

country laws- separation tc?

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:10 AM (FKrah)

517 Berserker, I really don't know how catholisim works, I do understand like many
do the belief to take care of the widow /orphan thing is much the same as many religions ideals.

But I assume (perhaps wrongly) that those deeds should be done by fellow followers and the church itself, Not a demand that everyone do so?

country laws- separation tc?

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:10 AM (FKrah)

yeah, no idea how it works either. I'm in church for weddings and funerals.

Posted by: Berserker- Dragonheads Division at August 21, 2017 10:11 AM (aMlLZ)

518 ok, I get that.

Posted by: willow at August 21, 2017 10:11 AM (FKrah)

519 Do the dems really think that all of this protesting and statue destroying will increase black turnout at the midterms? Because this is the only reason they are encouraging it.

Posted by: Vashta Nerada at August 21, 2017 10:12 AM (+Y67D)

520 I still want to know what the authorities did (and the bikers as well).

As far as I can tell the authorities did all of the shooting - at least they shot all of the bullets that hit anyone. At the very least they used the Inter-gang violence as a chance to thin the herd a bit.

Posted by: An Observation at August 21, 2017 10:18 AM (Al1UA)

521 519

They hope it will depress our turnout.

Posted by: Toad-O at August 21, 2017 10:33 AM (cct0t)

522 475,
"Who believes Trump travels more than Obama did?"


Well he hasn't had Airforce One buzz downtown Manhattan for the thrill of his (still unnamed) funders/supporters and the terror of Manhattanites.

Posted by: geoffb5 at August 21, 2017 10:39 AM (zOpu5)

523 i don't think i can post a link here, but if anyone looks at the time article from oct 2016 - you'll see they predicted it with pinpoint accuracy. a losing presidential candidate would convince their base the election was invalid which would lead to anarchy in any other country than ours - because we have institutions to prevent it. you know... like cops and the media. LOL. https://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/23/world/americas/donald-trump-rigged-election.html

Posted by: matt reynolds at August 21, 2017 11:04 AM (H1wMe)

524

Where are you finding the percentage in your area? I have been unable to find it for my location.

Posted by: Infidel at August 21, 2017 09:43 AM (5Xc/W)



Sorry for the slow response, but vox.com...

Posted by: Spun and Murky at August 21, 2017 12:10 PM (4DCSq)

Sunday Overnight Open Thread (8/20/17)

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(Relaxing on the Sunday ONT Porch)

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Quotes of The Day

Or as The ONT would call it: Food For Thought.


Quote I

We Americans have no commission from God to police the world. President Benjamin Harrison (20 August 1833 13 March 1901)


Quote II

It is doubtful if the oppressed ever fight for freedom. They fight for pride and power — power to oppress others. Eric Hoffer

Quote III

There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty. John Adams,


Quote IV

On September 11th 2001, the American mainland was attacked for the first time since the War of 1812. The perpetrators were foreign – Saudis and Egyptians. Since 9/11, Europe has seen the London Tube bombings, the French riots, Dutch murders of nationalist politicians. The perpetrators are their own citizens – British subjects, citoyens de la république française. That's the difference: America is fighting a foreign war, Eurabia is in the early stages of an undeclared civil war. Mark Steyn

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The Democratic Party of MO. Calls for the resignation of State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal. It took them long enough.


The Missouri Democratic Party called for the resignation of the state senator who said she hoped President Trump is assassinated.

"State Senator [Maria] Chappelle-Nadal's comments are indefensible," Missouri Democratic Party Chairman Stephen Webber wrote in a statement on Sunday. "All sides need to agree that there is no room for suggestions of political violence in America – and the Missouri Democratic Party will absolutely not tolerate calls for the assassination of the President."

Word is she won't do the right thing.

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Within the week, Jerry Lewis had hosted a telethon. h/t Billy The Mountain- Frank Zappa.

Jerry Lewis, RIP.

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The U.S.A., for being a country of imperial dogsthe Russians sure liked our property.

Over the long and complicated history of spycraft between the United States and Russia (and its predecessor, the Soviet Union) nabbing and expelling secret agents was commonplace. Seizing real estate wasn’t.

In fact, no Cold War expert consulted by McClatchy could recall it ever happening in the United States.

The rules of the game changed last Dec. 29 when the Obama administration effectively seized Russian compounds in New York and Maryland and declared 35 Russians, including a cook, “personas non grata” in retaliation for Moscow’s meddling in the 2016 election and physical harassment of U.S. diplomatic personnel in Russia.

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Marriage. No one ever said it would be easy. Even in death. Man's widow and girlfriend brawl at his wake.

According to Dayton's WHIO-TV, a woman arrived at the funeral home claiming to be the current girlfriend of the departed. A police report indicates the man's widow wanted the alleged girlfriend to be removed from the funeral home, leading to a physical fight involving several women.

WDTN-TV reported that two men tried to break up the quarrel but were unsuccessful.


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Unintended consequences? Real women inmates don't care for fake women inmates.

Four women are suing the Department of Justice so they can be moved from prison facilities housing transgender inmates. The government is telling them they should stay put.

All four plaintiffs are inmates in Texas prisons. They filed a motion for a preliminary injunction in June. Not only do they want to be moved to facilities without trans inmates, but they want the Bureau of Prisons to stop housing “male inmates in federal prison that normatively incarcerates only female inmates

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Who died and made the United Nations God?

"There's a clear right to be able to live in dignity, to enjoy a decent standard of living to get access to education, healthcare, and so on. All of these things are fundamentally linked to human rights," he said during an earlier Facebook live event.

One way to counteract the tremendous job loss that might take place in the nearing future is to consider Universal Basic Income. Guaranteeing each person a certain no-strings-attached amount of money every month would protect basic human rights, argues Alston.


Talk about central planning and price controls.


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AIDS is on decline. Medication prevents the disease.

The global epidemic is driven in eastern and southern Africa, and it’s driven predominantly among women,” said Mitchell Warren, executive director of New York-based advocacy group AVAC, which tracks more than 40 ongoing and planned PrEP studies across the world. “To really end the global epidemic, we have got to figure out if oral PrEP can have an impact in Africa like it can in other places.”

HIV diagnoses at the U.K.’s busiest sexual health center — London’s 56 Dean Street clinic in Soho — plunged 42 percent last year, and in San Francisco they have halved since PrEP was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in July 2012.

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It looks like New Mexico could use a good burger joint. U.S.A. state by state favorite burger joints.

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Once again, Climate is unpredictable.

Winter has arrived about 10 days early in the Arctic, and Greenland’s surface has gained 500 billion tons of ice – about 33% above normal.

Don't hold your breath waiting for Al Gore to spew forth a reason.

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The new president of Ford Motor Co. discusses autonomous vehicles.

[Chronicle]: So do you think we’ll shift entirely to autonomous vehicles, or will there still be a place for the car that you buy and drive yourself?

[Hackett]: It’s the latter. We don’t know that autonomous vehicle intelligence in the future will all be delegated to a service that no one owns but everyone uses. It could play a role in vehicles that people own, vehicles that aren’t supposed to crash. You’re buying the capability because of the protection it gives you


I remember the days I couldn't wait until I could drive and have my license. My how times have changed, again.

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This should be good. VA plans to rename the Jefferson Davis Highway. They are looking for names via internet public feedback.

The city council of Alexandria, Virginia unanimously voted to rename Jefferson Davis Memorial Highway and have now set up a survey for public feedback and suggestions for what to rename the road. You probably have ideas.

Alexandria’s decision to rename the highway that leads to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Arlington National Cemetery, and the Pentagon was made in September of last year, and now people can send in suggestions. One of the people in our office has already suggested The Ayrton Senna Memorial Highway.

Here is hoping you VA Morons make a splash with the naming rights.

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August 21st. Tomorrow, solar eclipse. Don't look at it without proper protection.

Everyone knows that watching an eclipse—or staring into the Sun in general—can damage eyes. But in a series of articles published Friday in JAMA and JAMA Ophthalmology, a group of ophthalmologists explains in detail how sunlight damages the retina, plus dispels some misconceptions about viewing techniques for the rare event. They also provide a case study of what happens when you go into an eclipse event eyeballs-out.

David Calkins and Paul Sternberg of The Vanderbilt Eye Institute in Nashville, Tennessee, (which will experience a total eclipse) wrote one of the pieces in JAMA Ophthalmology. In it, they point out that many people have the misconception that an eclipse allows safe viewing of the Sun—that the lunar disk will cover everything but the Sun’s beautiful corona. This is true for those lucky ones that are along the path of the total eclipse, albeit only briefly. For those in the totality path, the Sun’s core will be blotted out for no more than two minutes and 41 seconds. “However, for most people, at least some portion of the Sun’s core will be visible during the event,” Calkins and Sternberg note.


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The ONT Musical Interlude

Quite a bit of history on this day.


1949, Born on this day, Phil Lynott, Irish singer, songwriter, bass player, Thin Lizzy. (1973 UK No.6 single 'Whisky In The Jar'). Lynott died on 4th Jan 1986 of heart failure and pneumonia after being in a coma for eight days following a drug overdose. A life-size bronze statue of Phil Lynott was unveiled on Harry Street in Dublin in 2005. via thisdayinmusic.com

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August 20, 1924, Born on this day, Jim Reeves US country singer. The first country singer to crossover into the pop market. (1960 US No.2 single 'He'll Have To Go', 1966 UK No.1 single 'Distant Drums'). Reeves was killed in a plane crash on 31st July 1964 when the single engine aircraft flying from Arkansas to Nashville crashed in thick fog. via thisdayinmusic.com

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August 20, 2004, A man from Stoke-on-Trent, England, named Bryan Adams as the 'other man' in his divorce papers after years spent trying to cope with his wife's obsession with the singer. Rob Tinsley said he had to live with a 6ft cut-out of Adams which stood at the foot of the bed and posters on the bedroom walls. via thisdayinmusic.com


Sometimes there is no accounting in taste.


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Thermometers. Are they a thing of the past?

Ear and forehead thermometers are great, but you don’t always have one on hand, especially when traveling. CNN host Lisa Ling posted her solution on Facebook. While on vacation, she used Fever-Bugz Stick-On Fever Indicators to monitor her daughter’s temperature.

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So a week or so ago, The ONT had a link about marijuana causing hypertension. This weeks marijuana story is quite different. Pot can reduce chance of stroke.

Smoking marijuana can reduce the risk of a stroke to a large extent, a new study has found. The findings of the study have been published in the journal, "Neuropsychopharmacology."

Although the use of marijuana is legal for medical purposes in 29 states of the country, 21 states including Alabama, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, and Kansas do not allow the use of the drug. In the states where marijuana use is legal, strains of the drug are prescribed to cure chronic pain, anxiety, and epilepsy.

A number of experts have warned of the side-effects of marijuana. However, a new study conducted by the University of Texas at Dallas has found cannabis can improve a person’s health by enhancing the blood and oxygen flow, thus reducing the risk of blood clots and the possibility of a stroke.

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If you don't believe The ONT will you believe a professor? Scientist confirms everybody at work hates your emojis.

Specifically, they’re bad for you in a work setting. BGU’s new study published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science reveals that sliding in that smiley emoticon, while well-intentioned, is likely to undermine you professionally. While a real life smile is likely to make people in the workplace both like and trust you, an ersatz one made of punctuation marks can have an adverse effect. (Emojis and emoticons seem to be used interchangeably here, though traditionally, the former refers to thumbnail images you add from a mobile device, and the latter refers to putting together keyboard symbols that they seem to represent a thing or feeling.)


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According to NASA don't be worried about S.M.O.D. Yellowstone super volcano poses a greater threat to mankind. And they want to do something about it.

'I was a member of the NASA Advisory Council on Planetary Defense which studied ways for NASA to defend the planet from asteroids and comets,' Brian Wilcox, now at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) at the California Institute of Technology, told BBC.

'I came to the conclusion during that study that the supervolcano threat is substantially greater than the asteroid or comet threat.'


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At this point in time, What difference does it make?

The Republican National Committee expanded its massive fundraising lead over the Democratic National Committee in July, bringing in over $6 million more than its rival.

The RNC raised $10.2 million in July compared to the DNC's $3.8 million. This marks the Democrats' worst fundraising performance in July in a decade, according to The Hill:

The Democrats haven't raised that little money in a July since 2007; the party raised $3.4 million in that month.

What has the RNC done for the 2016 Republican voters? Other than confirming Neil Gorsuch to the SCOTUS. I can't think of much.

Sorry for my disillusionment, but F*CK the national GOP.

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Communications Director? Not anymore because he is a Genius Award Winner.

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Yes Virginia there really is Customer Service. Tonight's Feel Good Story of The Day. h/t Hrothgar


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1 Hi

Posted by: Basement Cat at August 20, 2017 10:02 PM (3C9q2)

2 Where da corgis?

Posted by: Basement Cat at August 20, 2017 10:03 PM (3C9q2)

3 Lonely in here

Posted by: Basement Cat at August 20, 2017 10:03 PM (3C9q2)

4 Yay! ONT!

Posted by: Country Singer at August 20, 2017 10:03 PM (pGXU3)

5 Wow, such content. Thanks Mis Hum.

Posted by: Bete the deplorable at August 20, 2017 10:04 PM (F9322)

6 Keith Olbermann could change his name to Madeleine but he'd still be a twat

Posted by: Dragon who hasn't eaten this month at August 20, 2017 10:05 PM (ILitO)

7 Thank you Mis Hum.

Posted by: GnuBreed, still deplorable after all these months at August 20, 2017 10:05 PM (6jaju)

8 WDTN-TV reported that two men tried to break up the quarrel but were unsuccessful.

The other dozen were busy cheering the girls on and hooking up the hose to spray them down.

Posted by: Colorado Alex In Exile at August 20, 2017 10:05 PM (Tnhbr)

9 Glad to see Country Boy-- this place was as empty as a home game at Citizens Bank Park (aaaand-- the Phillies actually head home with a win over the Midgets . . .)

Posted by: Basement Cat at August 20, 2017 10:06 PM (3C9q2)

10 FUCK!!! I really did not want to make top ten this week! I denounce myself!

Posted by: Banana Splits Guy at August 20, 2017 10:06 PM (RrhD2)

11 What if SMOD triggers Yellowstone?

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 20, 2017 10:07 PM (28bqZ)

12 Pray for the ten missing sailors from USS John S. McCain.

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 20, 2017 10:08 PM (28bqZ)

13 Seems this new Yob of mine is keeping out of the top 10. LOL

Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 20, 2017 10:08 PM (SjImc)

14 When did "transgender" supposedly replace transsexual? Let's not play along. There are two biological sexes.

In extraordinarily rare circumstances babies are born with defective genitals. Gender refers to words, not people.

Posted by: Common Tater at August 20, 2017 10:09 PM (E9vLe)

15 Pray for the ten missing sailors from USS John S. McCain.
Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 20, 2017 10:08 PM (28bqZ)

Yes. And for the crew of the USS America who I understand its rushing to the scene

Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 20, 2017 10:09 PM (SjImc)

16 I think we should start recognizing the bottom ten for their posting discipline and restraint.

Posted by: Banana Splits Guy at August 20, 2017 10:09 PM (RrhD2)

17 forgot to get back to one of my usual nics

marriage: a woman is dying in the hospital, husband comes to visit. She tells him, "Honey, I'll understand if you decide to marry again after I'm gone, but please promise me that you won't let your next wife wear my clothes." Husband holds her and and replies, "Don't worry about that, Susie is about three sizes smaller than you."

Posted by: Mallfly Maddow at August 20, 2017 10:09 PM (ILitO)

18 Word is she won't do the right thing.

Since they are her words that she won't resign, yeah, probably not. And since she won her last election with almost 95% of the vote, if she quit now she can run again. And win. Better that she be impeached. If state follows federal she can't run for a state office again after that.

Posted by: GnuBreed, still deplorable after all these months at August 20, 2017 10:09 PM (6jaju)

19 What if SMOD triggers Yellowstone?
Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 20, 2017 10:07 PM (28bqZ)


Stop teasing us

Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 20, 2017 10:10 PM (SjImc)

20 Because letting the Internet name things has never gone wrong before.

Roady McRoadyface. I'm calling it now.

Posted by: The Atom Bomb of Loving Kindness at August 20, 2017 10:10 PM (kNk/4)

21 11 What if SMOD triggers Yellowstone?
Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 20, 2017 10:07 PM


AFAIK, Yellowstone isn't a snowflake, so it might not be subject to triggering.

If it did happen next week, however, according to CNN we wouldn't see it, as the sun is going to disappear.

Posted by: Duncanthrax at August 20, 2017 10:11 PM (DMUuz)

22 @14 When did "transgender" supposedly replace transsexual? Let's not play along. There are two biological sexes.
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The argument that's frequently bandied about these days is that sex is biological, but gender is a cultural construct.

Or in other words, whether you have XY or XX chromosomes is up to Mother Nature. But whether you're a man or woman is a cultural thing.

It's basically an attempt to sidestep comments about chromosomes and Mother Nature.

Posted by: junior at August 20, 2017 10:11 PM (Q6qiA)

23 Darn; I missed being number 1 in the most frequent poster c contest. I will have to try harder next week. :^(


And the MO state senator has now said she did a bad thing and she's sorry but her only judge and jury is Christ the Lord, so I guess that means the Holy spirit has told her not to resign. :^(

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 20, 2017 10:11 PM (iVOAv)

24 "VA plans to rename the Jefferson Davis Highway."

Here's one vote for Roady McRoadface.

Posted by: Cloyd Freud, Unemployed at August 20, 2017 10:11 PM (398bZ)

25
Dammit I went to some trouble to post the following and got Willowed. So I'm gonna repost it here.

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H2 and Fluorine would have the highest specific impulse. IIRC, Lithium may be in there as well.
Tripropellant.

But the stuff is so dangeous to handle and toxic, and the exhaust itself it so toxic that it is impractical to use.

The highest efficiency (in terms of specific impulse) would be a photon engine. Pure energy out the ass, no rest mass.

Shining a flashlight in space gives you a specific impulse of c. But a thrust vanishingly small.

Getting high thrust is the trick.

Note that specific impulse is really best measured as a velocity. The definition most often used by the rocket people just divided that by 'g'.

It's the difference between the ratio of thrust per weight per second, and thrust per mass per second.

The later has units of velocity, the former of time. The highest specific impulse relativistically possible is 'c'.

Posted by: publius, the Persistent Poperin Pear at August 20, 2017 10:11 PM (8O3HH)

26 What if SMOD triggers Yellowstone?

What if Yellowstone calls in SMOD for backup?

Posted by: Basement Cat at August 20, 2017 10:12 PM (3C9q2)

27 @23 And the MO state senator has now said she did a bad thing and she's sorry but her only judge and jury is Christ the Lord, so I guess that means the Holy spirit has told her not to resign. :^(
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Funny how the press doesn't break out the mockery whenever a Lefty politician feels the need to invoke God for one of their controversial decisions.

Posted by: junior at August 20, 2017 10:13 PM (Q6qiA)

28 A superhero for the Horde:

SMODman!

Posted by: qdpsteve at August 20, 2017 10:13 PM (eMKNe)

29 24 "VA plans to rename the Jefferson Davis Highway."

Here's one vote for Roady McRoadface.
Posted by: Cloyd Freud, Unemployed at August 20, 2017 10:11 PM (398bZ)

Bumpy McBump-Bump Hwy

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 20, 2017 10:13 PM (ZTRlp)

30 Hey everybody.

Posted by: qdpsteve at August 20, 2017 10:13 PM (eMKNe)

31 Looks like we made it
Met each other in the ONT
for another night

of delight

and all I can think is I need to go read the content.

Posted by: Sherri Manilow at August 20, 2017 10:14 PM (5O20Y)

32 Who is still sending money to the RNC? We must find them and kill them.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 20, 2017 10:14 PM (c8EhQ)

33 Good evening.

Posted by: Robert at August 20, 2017 10:15 PM (mknWS)

34 Roads McRoadface

Posted by: Not Bobby Flay at August 20, 2017 10:15 PM (JqQBz)

35 Who is still sending money to the RNC? We must find them and kill them.
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero)


It's either the RNC or fluffy porn!

Posted by: Mitt "Magic Underwear" Romney at August 20, 2017 10:15 PM (eMKNe)

36 Posted by: junior at August 20, 2017 10:13 PM (Q6qiA)

Good point.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 20, 2017 10:16 PM (iVOAv)

37 I'd like to sit on that porch and have a double sour mash whiskey along with a cigar. Best I can do though, is sit in my den (1950's era knotty pine and have the drink. No cigars.

Posted by: Eromero at August 20, 2017 10:16 PM (zLDYs)

38 There is only one proper internet naming suggestion: Roady McRoadsalot.

Posted by: Anachronda at August 20, 2017 10:16 PM (d/MYT)

39
On an ONT the other night, I was looking this up. There is a near 100% certainty of an extinction level event in the next million years.

A supervolcano will almost certainly go off. The probability of an extinction level SMOD is also high.

And, there is a nearby gamma-ray burst candidate star, a Wolf-Rayet type. It's poles are likely pointed in our direction, but there is enough uncertainty there, and it will change over time.

Anyway, it will likely go off in the next 300K years, and if it makes a gamma-ray burst and the poles are pointed at us within the window, we can a sterilizing burst of gamma rays one fine day. Kill everything dead on the exposed side of the planet, and so fuck up the ecosystem that's it extinction city.

Posted by: publius, the Persistent Poperin Pear at August 20, 2017 10:17 PM (8O3HH)

40 I have a U. S. Flag & my older brother was in the Army. You either take Flag in right before sunset or keep a light on it all night. A friend sent me one in 2014 & it came with flag code on box, it was getting faded & I ordered new one last year from my congressman. I kept old one up last spring-fall & am now using new one,

I have to take 3 year old one to the American Legion to destroy. You are not supposed to throw in the trash.
New one did not dome with U. S. Flag Rules & I am glad I took pic of rules.
Have a great ONT.

Posted by: Carol at August 20, 2017 10:17 PM (NKOy9)

41 I've never understood the difference between 'transsexual' and 'transgender', or anything else in homosexual gender play kink... 'Faggotry' works well for me as a descriptor in all circumstances!

Posted by: Zettai Ryoiki at August 20, 2017 10:17 PM (e9G8E)

42 We Americans have no commission from God to police the world. President Benjamin Harrison (20 August 1833 - 13 March 1901)
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Well, there's a bit of irony. A thread or two back, I linked to a picture of the barracks where I was billeted at Ft. Benjamin Harrison.

Post 284
http://tinyurl.com/ybrkfcga

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 20, 2017 10:17 PM (OdK9v)

43 24 "VA plans to rename the Jefferson Davis Highway."

Here's one vote for Roady McRoadface.
Posted by: Cloyd Freud, Unemployed at August 20, 2017 10:11 PM (398bZ)

Rebel Yell Highway!

Posted by: Don Q. at August 20, 2017 10:17 PM (NgKpN)

44 rename the highway after Reagan. Watch Dems heads explode

Posted by: Mallfly Maddow at August 20, 2017 10:18 PM (ILitO)

45 g'evenin', 'rons

Posted by: AltonJackson at August 20, 2017 10:18 PM (KCxzN)

46 Okay, this has been killing me for years. Maybe its a Bryan Adams song, maybe it's not. I don't know the name of the song, I don't know the lyrics, and I haven't heard it in over 20 years.

Basically it's a song told form the Devil's perspective and with each verse the voice grows...I don't know..."evil-ier".

Or...maybe Chris Isaak?

Maybe neither?

I turn to the Horde.

Posted by: Robert at August 20, 2017 10:18 PM (mknWS)

47 Hey if people have money to spare... I could use some pletty prease...

https://www.gofundme.com/8k4zdgw9

Or just buy one of my books.

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 20, 2017 10:18 PM (28bqZ)

48 "There's a clear right to be able to live in dignity, to enjoy a decent standard of living to get access to education, healthcare,"

If you tried Capitalism you'd have all that again.

Posted by: Meremortal at August 20, 2017 10:18 PM (+g8fL)

49 Clearly I have no life.

Posted by: Insomniac at August 20, 2017 10:18 PM (8nAzo)

50 'Who is still sending money to the RNC? '


Probably the Democrats.

Posted by: freaked at August 20, 2017 10:19 PM (bOWNk)

51 Another ship collision. WTH?

Posted by: rammajamma at August 20, 2017 10:19 PM (VJ4aP)

52 Buggery is a perfect description too. Not as well known as it used to.

Posted by: Common Tater at August 20, 2017 10:19 PM (E9vLe)

53 Trying to come up with a Manilow song to spoof...

Posted by: qdpsteve at August 20, 2017 10:20 PM (eMKNe)

54 From an early, last thread comment.

"How's about we start a new narrative?"

Good idea.
Also not a bad name for a band.
The New Narrative
Hmmm

Posted by: teej at August 20, 2017 10:20 PM (WgTfj)

55 RNC represents their constituents, the big corporations and foreign governments. I think that's how it works. It's all there in the rulebook.

Posted by: Common Tater at August 20, 2017 10:20 PM (E9vLe)

56 @46 Basically it's a song told form the Devil's perspective and with each verse the voice grows...I don't know..."evil-ier".
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Sure it's not the Rolling Stones song "Sympathy for the Devil"?

Posted by: junior at August 20, 2017 10:21 PM (Q6qiA)

57 qdpsteve, a spoof?

So Lola was not a Kig into kicks?

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 20, 2017 10:21 PM (28bqZ)

58 Unintended consequences? Real women inmates don't care for fake women inmates.
Four women are suing the Department of Justice so they can be moved from prison facilities housing transgender inmates.

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Prison Chix Nix Mix With Dix

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 20, 2017 10:21 PM (c8EhQ)

59 Oh, I love 'buggery'!

The word, that is...

Posted by: Zettai Ryoiki at August 20, 2017 10:21 PM (e9G8E)

60 Basically it's a song told form the Devil's perspective and with each verse the voice grows...I don't know..."evil-ier".

Sympathy For The Devil?

Posted by: Meremortal at August 20, 2017 10:22 PM (+g8fL)

61 Anna, hmmm...

Posted by: qdpsteve at August 20, 2017 10:22 PM (eMKNe)

62 "Okay, this has been killing me for years. Maybe its a Bryan Adams song, maybe it's not. I don't know the name of the song, I don't know the lyrics, and I haven't heard it in over 20 years.

Basically it's a song told form the Devil's perspective and with each verse the voice grows...I don't know..."evil-ier".

Or...maybe Chris Isaak?

Maybe neither?

I turn to the Horde."

Sympathy for the Devil by the Rolling Stones?

Posted by: The Atom Bomb of Loving Kindness at August 20, 2017 10:22 PM (kNk/4)

63 I really don't get the 5 Guys love. I went one time. The workers areas behind the counter was as crowded as the standing room only dining area. And slower than molasses. I could understand the high prices with the wall of employees, but not the crowded slo-mo chaos behind the counter it caused, and not the whispered "call" for the completed order. Burger was only decent.

Posted by: Downcast at August 20, 2017 10:22 PM (0m0zi)

64 "Buggery is a perfect description too. Not as well known as it used to."

We should have a thread for all these terms. You hardly ever hear "Rump Ranger" or "Trouser Pilot" any more.

Posted by: Cloyd Freud, Unemployed at August 20, 2017 10:22 PM (398bZ)

65 "VA plans to rename the Jefferson Davis Highway."

How about the Antifa Road to Hellway?

Posted by: Basement Cat at August 20, 2017 10:23 PM (3C9q2)

66 43: highway to hell. it is virginia after all.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at August 20, 2017 10:23 PM (KP5rU)

67 Rename Jefferson Davis Highway to The Ayrton Senna Memorial Highway? Sure, why the hell not. I take it to work when I have to drive in to DC. I can think of worse renames. Why not one of the greatest F1 drivers ever. Alas, I think the later great Ayrton won't win that honer. Probably some SJW wanker. Frankly just call it what it is, Route 1, and be done with it.

Posted by: Puddleglum at August 20, 2017 10:23 PM (tA0W4)

68 The ex-wife of "feminist" writer-director Joss Whedon claims he repeatedly cheated on her. Liberal hypocrisy from Hollywood? Inconceivable!

Posted by: Pete in TX at August 20, 2017 10:23 PM (2RBkF)

69 20 Because letting the Internet name things has never gone wrong before.

Roady McRoadyface. I'm calling it now.
Posted by: The Atom Bomb of Loving Kindness at August 20, 2017 10:10 PM (kNk/4)



Wait just one minute!

Posted by: Boaty McBoarface at August 20, 2017 10:23 PM (TdMsT)

70 Clearly I have no life.
Posted by: Insomniac at August 20, 2017 10:18 PM (8nAzo)

Only one person on the planet can fix that.

Posted by: Meremortal at August 20, 2017 10:23 PM (+g8fL)

71 Sure it's not the Rolling Stones song "Sympathy for the Devil"?
Posted by: junior at August 20, 2017 10:21 PM (Q6qiA)

Oh, just to clarify. Not Sympathy For The Devil.

I'm thinking of a song either from the very late 80s or early 90s.

Posted by: Robert at August 20, 2017 10:23 PM (mknWS)

72
This should be good. VA plans to rename the Jefferson Davis Highway. They are looking for names via internet public feedback.

Cecil Road

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 20, 2017 10:23 PM (IqV8l)

73 Hi all, what's going on?

Posted by: Farmer at August 20, 2017 10:23 PM (yJ1e6)

74 I really don't get the 5 Guys love. I went one time. The workers areas behind the counter was as crowded as the standing room only dining area. And slower than molasses. I could understand the high prices with the wall of employees, but not the crowded slo-mo chaos behind the counter it caused, and not the whispered "call" for the completed order. Burger was only decent.
Posted by: Downcast at August 20, 2017 10:22 PM (0m0zi)

The one close to my place is excellent. Might be a management thing.

Posted by: Pug Mahon at August 20, 2017 10:24 PM (v3I5m)

75 Rename Jefferson Davis Highway to The Ayrton Senna Memorial Highway?

I prefer "Whining Wanker Way".

Posted by: Brother Cavil, SERENITY NOW! at August 20, 2017 10:24 PM (66CWr)

76 The ex-wife of "feminist" writer-director Joss Whedon claims he repeatedly cheated on her. Liberal hypocrisy from Hollywood? Inconceivable!
Posted by: Pete in TX at August 20, 2017 10:23 PM (2RBkF)

Fucking around on your wife?

Totes empowering!

Posted by: Feminist Hollywood at August 20, 2017 10:24 PM (mknWS)

77 "State Senator [Maria] Chappelle-Nadal's comments are indefensible," Missouri Democratic Party Chairman Stephen Webber wrote

What he meant was, "sadly, our defense hasn't worked..."

Posted by: t-bird at August 20, 2017 10:24 PM (pszv/)

78 Clearly I have no life.
Posted by: Insomniac at August 20, 2017 10:18 PM (8nAzo)

I used to think I had a life, but I was delusional back then

Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 20, 2017 10:24 PM (SjImc)

79 This should be good. VA plans to rename the Jefferson Davis Highway. They are looking for names via internet public feedback.

Cecil Road
Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr.


Well played, sir.

Posted by: Brother Cavil, SERENITY NOW! at August 20, 2017 10:24 PM (66CWr)

80 More to give The Anime Hat nightmares

http://preview.tinyurl.com/ydgeo732

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 20, 2017 10:25 PM (28bqZ)

81 My late dad had a singing voice very close to Jim Reeves'. I grew up hearing Reeve's songs on the record player.

As for renaming the highway: Freeway McFreewayperson.

Posted by: Captain Whitebread at August 20, 2017 10:25 PM (rJUlF)

82 Hmm. I loves me some Butterburger!

Posted by: Sheppie at August 20, 2017 10:25 PM (OdK9v)

83 Google locked Thomas Wictor's Youtube account. Evidently they're coming for Trump apologists.

Posted by: zmdavid at August 20, 2017 10:25 PM (xqRaG)

84 Evening all.

Wow, top 10 commenting totals way higher than average this week. Good or bad?

Posted by: Country Boy at August 20, 2017 10:25 PM (Z0uHT)

85 Well, skimming through some Chris Isaak songs...

I had forgotten how much he adored both Elvis and pussy. Not sure what he adored more.

Posted by: Robert at August 20, 2017 10:26 PM (mknWS)

86 Hi all. Just finished watching USS Indianapolis-Men of Valor starring Nicholas Cage as the Captain. Incredible story of desperation and heroism, and a nasty cya bureaucracy.

It kind of flew under the radar when it came out, but well worth a watch. Might have been too dark a story for typical popular viewing, which is sad. Give it a look see.

I suspect most know the story of that ship but if you don't recall Quint's story to Hooper in Jaws.

Posted by: RM at August 20, 2017 10:26 PM (eP+dt)

87 Odd, isn't it, that the Left loves "freedom of speech" when they call out for the assassination of the President, but then they hate it when someone calls the BLM/Antifa Communists.



Posted by: JAS at August 20, 2017 10:26 PM (UnDQI)

88 Not on the list this week. Must have had to work at my real job more than normal.

Posted by: Jack Sock at August 20, 2017 10:26 PM (LuKE7)

89 20 Because letting the Internet name things has never gone wrong before.

Roady McRoadyface. I'm calling it now.
Posted by: The Atom Bomb of Loving Kindness



Heh!! Perfect!!

Posted by: Puddleglum at August 20, 2017 10:26 PM (tA0W4)

90 "Google locked Thomas Wictor's Youtube account. Evidently they're coming for Trump apologists."

I hope someone starts an alternative to YouTube. This shit should not be tolerated.

Posted by: Cloyd Freud, Unemployed at August 20, 2017 10:27 PM (398bZ)

91 Phil Lynott. Original Black Irish.

The Boys Are Back in Town may be the best Irish pub juke box song of all time. You can dance to it; you can fight to it.

Posted by: Ignoramus at August 20, 2017 10:28 PM (pV/54)

92 I hope VA is prepared for all the sarcasm and derision they will get from people for wanting to rename the Jefferson Davis Highway

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 20, 2017 10:28 PM (iVOAv)

93 14 When did "transgender" supposedly replace transsexual? Let's not play along. There are two biological sexes.

In extraordinarily rare circumstances babies are born with defective genitals. Gender refers to words, not people.

Posted by: Common Tater at August 20, 2017 10:09 PM (E9vLe)

++++

I just call them trannies. Everyone seems to know what I mean.

Posted by: Anon Y. Mous at August 20, 2017 10:28 PM (pvjTE)

94
The Boys Are Back in Town may be the best Irish pub juke box song of all time. You can dance to it; you can fight to it.
Posted by: Ignoramus


You can punch dancers!

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 20, 2017 10:28 PM (IqV8l)

95 I don't think Louisiana is going to change the name of one of their parishes. But I guess you never should say never.

Posted by: Jack Sock at August 20, 2017 10:29 PM (LuKE7)

96 Name it the Hussein Onyango Obama Highway after his grandfather.

...who owned a slave, Obama's grandmother.

Posted by: t-bird at August 20, 2017 10:29 PM (OBJWS)

97 Thank you Mis Hum!

Also, prayers for the missing McCain sailors. The advanced communication abilities of the modern day are both a blessing and a curse; I received a couple of text from friends asking "Is your son's ship the one involved in the collision?" even before I knew of the accident.

It's funny how well-meaning folks sometimes attempt to 'help' when in fact, they don't.

Posted by: Tonypete at August 20, 2017 10:29 PM (tr2D7)

98 And the MO state senator has now said she did a bad thing and she's sorry but her only judge and jury is Christ the Lord, so I guess that means the Holy spirit has told her not to resign. :^(

If she's a Christian, then I'm a brain surgeon. She should perhaps look up those Commandment thingys and then she can look up the Golden Rule, just for starters.

I'd sure like to see a nationally prominent preacher-type person call her out on that.. She's giving Christians a bad name by falsely claiming to be one.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy at August 20, 2017 10:29 PM (bIwZ6)

99 "Google locked Thomas Wictor's Youtube account. Evidently they're coming for Trump apologists."

I hope someone starts an alternative to YouTube. This shit should not be tolerated.
Posted by: Cloyd Freud, Unemployed


I want them bogged down defending hundreds of lawsuits.

Posted by: Brother Cavil, SERENITY NOW! at August 20, 2017 10:29 PM (66CWr)

100 10 missing after USS John S. McCain collides with merchant ship; search underway

https://tinyurl.com/ybny5rgs

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Now this brain tumor is getting people killed.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 20, 2017 10:30 PM (c8EhQ)

101 New Name for the JeffersonDavis Highway:Highway McHighwayface

Posted by: steevy at August 20, 2017 10:30 PM (rmVvL)

102 46 I don't know the name of the song, I don't know the lyrics, and I haven't heard it in over 20 years.

Are you not really sure how it goes? Was it sad? Was it sweet? Did you know it complete, when you wore a younger man's clothes?

Posted by: Billy Joel at August 20, 2017 10:30 PM (0m0zi)

103 The Boys Are Back in Town may be the best Irish pub juke box song of all time. You can dance to it; you can fight to it.
Posted by: Ignoramus

You can punch dancers!
Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 20, 2017 10:28 PM (IqV8l)

I like where this is going.

Posted by: Robert at August 20, 2017 10:30 PM (mknWS)

104 And steevy before I can go to "Roady McRoadface".

God Bless the Horde.

Posted by: Brother Cavil, SERENITY NOW! at August 20, 2017 10:30 PM (66CWr)

105 "Within the week, Jerry Lewis had hosted a telethon" La La La, Nice Lady!!

Frank Zappa Just Another Band from LA

Posted by: Bill W. at August 20, 2017 10:31 PM (9IGAr)

106 Billy, have a microphone since it smells like a beer.

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 20, 2017 10:31 PM (28bqZ)

107 The Boys Are Back in Town may be the best Irish pub juke box song of all time. You can dance to it; you can fight to it.

I learned that song for one of my bands, playing it on bass and singing the lead vocal. It took quite a bit a work. Great tune.

Phil was very talented. Heroin sucks.

Posted by: Meremortal at August 20, 2017 10:31 PM (+g8fL)

108 Winston Smith Memorial Highway

Posted by: Chuck C at August 20, 2017 10:32 PM (v8B+3)

109 Are you not really sure how it goes? Was it sad? Was it sweet? Did you know it complete, when you wore a younger man's clothes?
Posted by: Billy Joel at August 20, 2017 10:30 PM (0m0zi)

I'll settle for you telling me how you weaseled your way into Christie Brinkley's panties.

Posted by: Robert at August 20, 2017 10:32 PM (mknWS)

110

Politically Correct Bullshit Highway

Posted by: Jack Sock at August 20, 2017 10:33 PM (LuKE7)

111 Knee-jerk reactions are the best.

Remember when people painted over the rare General Lee vehicles in their possession?

Posted by: Tickled Pink at August 20, 2017 10:33 PM (smD62)

112 Give a worn out flag to your local Boy Scout troop. They will retire it with respect and honor, and as training for new Scouts.

Posted by: RM at August 20, 2017 10:33 PM (eP+dt)

113 Since we were talking about rocket fuel earlier.

The Apollo lunar module ascent stage used two different propellants that, when mixed together, provided the thrust for the engine. Hypergolic. However these chemcials are so corrosive, there is no way to test the engine on earth, and use that oarticular engine ever again.

Consequently, the first time each Apollo engine was ever "tested", was on the 6 different takeoffs. There was no room for error. If the ascent engine didn't work - they were stuck on the moon.

Posted by: Common Tater at August 20, 2017 10:33 PM (E9vLe)

114 And the MO state senator has now said she did a bad thing and she's sorry but her only judge and jury is Christ the Lord, so I guess that means the Holy spirit has told her not to resign. :^(

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 20, 2017 10:11 PM (iVOAv)

She's a Democrat. So her judge and jury might be Christ, but her God is Satan.

Posted by: Country Boy at August 20, 2017 10:33 PM (Z0uHT)

115 while well-intentioned, is likely to undermine you professionally.

To me, they show a lack of seriousness and/or lack of language ability. In our setting here, of course, who cares? ;-)

Posted by: t-bird at August 20, 2017 10:33 PM (pszv/)

116 This version of The Cowboy Song is so great with Gary Moore.

Posted by: mark1971 at August 20, 2017 10:34 PM (xPl2J)

117 86 Hi all. Just finished watching USS Indianapolis-Men of Valor starring Nicholas Cage as the Captain. Incredible story of desperation and heroism, and a nasty cya bureaucracy.

It kind of flew under the radar when it came out, but well worth a watch. Might have been too dark a story for typical popular viewing, which is sad. Give it a look see.

I suspect most know the story of that ship but if you don't recall Quint's story to Hooper in Jaws.
Posted by: RM



I recall a movie about the USS Indianapolis that stared Stacey Keach as the Captain. It was pretty good. Didn't know they made one with Cage.

Posted by: Puddleglum at August 20, 2017 10:34 PM (tA0W4)

118 "her only judge and jury is Christ the Lord"

Guilty as sin and free as a bird.

Everybody in prison agrees this should be true!

Posted by: Meremortal at August 20, 2017 10:34 PM (+g8fL)

119 osted by: Chuck C at August 20, 2017 10:32 PM (v8B+3)

I don't know if they'd get the dark humor, but send it in unless they're just asking for suggestions from VA residents, and you are not one.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 20, 2017 10:34 PM (iVOAv)

120 Prayers for the USS John McCain.

Posted by: The Mouse that Roared, Americans don't Serf at August 20, 2017 10:34 PM (DxWUs)

121 get off me, superstar sock!

Posted by: booknlass at August 20, 2017 10:34 PM (5O20Y)

122 97 Thank you Mis Hum!

Also, prayers for the missing McCain sailors. The advanced communication abilities of the modern day are both a blessing and a curse; I received a couple of text from friends asking "Is your son's ship the one involved in the collision?" even before I knew of the accident.

It's funny how well-meaning folks sometimes attempt to 'help' when in fact, they don't.
Posted by: Tonypete at August 20, 2017 10:29 PM (tr2D7)


Oh my gosh, Tonypete. You must had a few bad moments. I take it from this post that your son is okay.

Posted by: Ladylibertarian at August 20, 2017 10:35 PM (TdMsT)

123 Well, I guess Jeb Stuart Highway will be up for desecration next. Come to think of it, I suppose the town of Stuart is a gonedy too.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 20, 2017 10:35 PM (OdK9v)

124 Tamerlan "Speed Bump" Tsarnaev Freeway.

Posted by: t-bird at August 20, 2017 10:35 PM (pszv/)

125 102 46 I don't know the name of the song, I don't know the lyrics, and I haven't heard it in over 20 years.

"Born with a tail", by the SuperS*ckers.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igR-ypkIKnU

Posted by: Billy Joel at August 20, 2017 10:35 PM (0m0zi)

126 Always been indifferent to live albums in general, but Thin Lizzy's "Live and Dangerous" is stellar.

Posted by: Pug Mahon at August 20, 2017 10:35 PM (v3I5m)

127 Now this brain tumor is getting people killed.

He was on the USS Forrestal in 1967 when a series of explosions on the flight deck killed 134 of the crew, including most of those trained as firefighters. The tumor, of course, escaped.

Posted by: Basement Cat at August 20, 2017 10:36 PM (3C9q2)

128 It must be empowering to claim no worldly laws apply to you.

Posted by: Meremortal at August 20, 2017 10:36 PM (+g8fL)

129 Consequently, the first time each Apollo engine was ever "tested", was on the 6 different takeoffs. There was no room for error. If the ascent engine didn't work - they were stuck on the moon.
Posted by: Common Tater


That there were no casualties on the missions that actually flew--even Apollo 13, which by all rights should have been a catastrophic loss--is a testament to engineering brilliance, the will of the astronauts, and good old fashioned Divine Grace. Probably not quite in that order.

Posted by: Brother Cavil, SERENITY NOW! at August 20, 2017 10:36 PM (66CWr)

130 Common Tater - Moon Machines: Lunar Module. 45 minutes

https://youtu.be/VhUGNaLgDJ8

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 20, 2017 10:36 PM (28bqZ)

131 She's a Democrat. So her judge and jury might be Christ, but her God is Satan.
Posted by: Country Boy at August 20, 2017 10:33 PM (Z0uHT)

Now!. Now! Some of my favorite people here-and some high on the list of the Frequent Posters Hall of Fame-are DINOs.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 20, 2017 10:36 PM (iVOAv)

132 123 Well, I guess Jeb Stuart Highway will be up for desecration next. Come to think of it, I suppose the town of Stuart is a gonedy too.

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Change to the Jeb Bush Highway. Easy peasy. And, please clap.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at August 20, 2017 10:36 PM (c8EhQ)

133 How about the Robert Byrd highway?

Posted by: Darth Randall at August 20, 2017 10:37 PM (6n332)

134 How about FU Highway? It is said alot on Route 1 in Alexandria.

Posted by: Puddleglum at August 20, 2017 10:37 PM (tA0W4)

135 Jebus, I keep seeing the ads on Sundance for Transparent. They didn't even try to make the tranny freak remotely attractive. Just a dude with long hair.

Unfortunately my kids have fallen for the cultural viewpoint on the freaks.

Posted by: Country Boy at August 20, 2017 10:37 PM (Z0uHT)

136 Michael Walker Highway

Posted by: Jack Sock at August 20, 2017 10:38 PM (LuKE7)

137 Posted by: Meremortal at August 20, 2017 10:36 PM (+g8fL)

It's a ridiculous assessment anyway, Scripture says we are subject to Civil Law, so if she means that her eternal judge is Christ-o.k. but that doesn't excuse her from culpability if her colleagues impeach her.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 20, 2017 10:38 PM (iVOAv)

138 My son told me there is also a USS Indianapolis documentary. Maybe that is the one with Stacy Keach. We're going to check it out.

Posted by: RM at August 20, 2017 10:38 PM (eP+dt)

139 If she's a Christian, then I'm a brain surgeon. She should perhaps look up those Commandment thingys and then she can look up the Golden Rule, just for starters.
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No, if she says she is Christian, it's not our place or ethically justifiable to dispute that. Only she knows what's in her heart, and that's between her and God.

(Now of course if she claimed to be Moslem and detonated a suicide bomb at the day care center, well that's completely different.)

Posted by: Common Tater at August 20, 2017 10:39 PM (E9vLe)

140 46 Okay, this has been killing me for years. Maybe its a Bryan Adams song, maybe it's not. I don't know the name of the song, I don't know the lyrics, and I haven't heard it in over 20 years.

Basically it's a song told form the Devil's perspective and with each verse the voice grows...I don't know..."evil-ier".

Or...maybe Chris Isaak?

Maybe neither?

I turn to the Horde.

Posted by: Robert at August 20, 2017 10:18 PM (mknWS)

++++

Devil Went Down To Georgia?
Charlie Daniels Band

Posted by: Anon Y. Mous at August 20, 2017 10:39 PM (FUu/Z)

141 "Born with a tail", by the SuperS*ckers.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igR-ypkIKnU
Posted by: Billy Joel at August 20, 2017 10:35 PM (0m0zi)

No. Damn.

I'm liking this, though.

Posted by: Robert at August 20, 2017 10:40 PM (mknWS)

142 Has anyone seen my bottle of Beano? I'm feeling a wee bit gaseous right now.

Posted by: Yellowstone Super Volcano at August 20, 2017 10:40 PM (SXt2w)

143 I guess Jeb Stuart Highway will be up for desecration next

W's baby bro is going to need a new nic-- or maybe "Heb" will go back to being called John Ellis.

Posted by: Basement Cat at August 20, 2017 10:41 PM (3C9q2)

144 I recently learned that Vipunen, a giant in Finnish mythology, had a cavernous mouth and a tree growing out of his shoulder. I wonder if FZ ever read the Kalevala?

Posted by: freaked at August 20, 2017 10:42 PM (bOWNk)

145 Slow night. Is everybody contemplating what happened on GOT tonight?

Posted by: Jack Sock at August 20, 2017 10:42 PM (LuKE7)

146 This should be good. VA plans to rename the Jefferson Davis Highway.
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Go to the site, make suggestions...lots of them. I stepped up for George Orwell Memorial Hwy, and Diana Moon Glampers Memorial Hwy.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 20, 2017 10:42 PM (OdK9v)

147 I'm not sure of Obama's seizure of Russian property in the US, but we do need limits on foreign entities buying up US property and production.

When those half trillion a year trade deficits with China get returned via them buying US, they are conquering, not "free trading".

Free trade doesn't work, the concept was never a legit academic economic theory, and the brief "Chicago sKool of eKonomics" was wrong. Pretending some magic fairy would turn commies into Christian capitalists was always a farce. But the leveraged Wall Street guys loved the corporate windfalls, and leveraged buyouts.

here is an academic ...
http://www.freetradedoesntwork.com/

or Citizens for prosperous America ... could help Trump win the rust belt again
http://www.prosperousamerica.org/

Posted by: illiniwek at August 20, 2017 10:43 PM (veVl1)

148 Devil Went Down To Georgia?
Charlie Daniels Band

Posted by: Anon Y. Mous at August 20, 2017 10:39 PM (FUu/Z)

Heh, noooo, definitely not gonna forget that one.

Posted by: Robert at August 20, 2017 10:43 PM (mknWS)

149 Unfortunately my kids have fallen for the cultural viewpoint on the freaks.
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What are their ages? When did "they" start working them over in school?

Posted by: Common Tater at August 20, 2017 10:43 PM (E9vLe)

150 138 My son told me there is also a USS Indianapolis documentary. Maybe that is the one with Stacy Keach. We're going to check it out.
Posted by: RM



http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102455/

It was a movie, not a documentary.

Posted by: Puddleglum at August 20, 2017 10:44 PM (tA0W4)

151 *sighs*

I give up. People still insist on using the 134 dead aboard Forrestal to pillory a pilot who had to climb out of a burning fully armed A-4 and then get to the deck which was also on fire and somehow get to safety.

The fault started with a start cart on an F-4B Phantom II on the fantail. Because the squadron used a work around in the arming procedures, voltage from the cart crossed a gap and energized the firing circuit which resulted in a Zuni rocket striking the forward parked A-4 Skyhawks.

The bombs loaded on those A-4s were old and rusty. They lacked the 90 second built in safety. These bombs were being used because LBJ was lying about a bomb shortage in Vietnam. Because these bombs did not have that safety they cooked off in under 50 seconds which meant the trained fire crews had just enough time to get close enough to be killed.

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 20, 2017 10:44 PM (28bqZ)

152 yike

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 20, 2017 10:44 PM (28bqZ)

153 hey, sweet Teej,

maybe your trio could be the New Narrative?

Posted by: booknlass at August 20, 2017 10:44 PM (5O20Y)

154 No, if she says she is Christian, it's not our place or ethically justifiable to dispute that. Only she knows what's in her heart, and that's between her and God.

Her decidedly non-Christian words betray her.

There are a gaggle of people who claim to be Christians who really aren't and have demonstrated their lying on numerous occasions. Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton and "Father" Pfleiger spring to mind.

I don't have a problem calling them out on their blatant hypocrisy and lying. It needs to be done and it just might help them.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy at August 20, 2017 10:44 PM (bIwZ6)

155 @147 When those half trillion a year trade deficits with China get returned via them buying US, they are conquering, not "free trading".
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We don't have to worry about the Chinese buying up the US because the Japanese already bought everything back in the '80s.

Posted by: junior at August 20, 2017 10:45 PM (Q6qiA)

156 Not to defend my home-state Dems, but the more prominent ones were fairly quick to denounce Chappelle-Nadal. The party as an organization dragged its feet some, but the individuals among them figured out pretty fast how it would look for them and acted accordingly.

Posted by: T at August 20, 2017 10:45 PM (Vgw1E)

157 "There's a clear right to be able to live in dignity, to enjoy a decent
standard of living to get access to education, healthcare,"




Show me the tree that these things can be plucked off for free. Otherwise what you mean is you think you have a right to MY standard of living and healthcare that I pay for with MY money.




As the Apostle Paul said, he who shall not work, neither should he eat.

Posted by: redbanzai at August 20, 2017 10:46 PM (FTXAT)

158 ***That's the difference: America is fighting a foreign war, Eurabia is in the early stages of an undeclared civil war. Mark Steyn ***


And the McCains, virtual and real keep fouling up.

Posted by: gNewt at August 20, 2017 10:47 PM (UG4SD)

159 Don't be surprised if it turns out the federal lands were sold or pledged as collateral a long time ago. The government reneged on the dollar/ gold convertability to foreign central banks 50 years ago and have been running on fumes ever since. I'm sure they've been doing some great deals.

Posted by: Common Tater at August 20, 2017 10:47 PM (E9vLe)

160 I always thought AC/DC's "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" sounded pretty evil.

Posted by: Duke of Righteous WTF? at August 20, 2017 10:47 PM (T71PA)

161 I don't think Louisiana is going to change the name of one of their parishes.

There is a parish in western LA and a National Guard training camp named for P.G.T. Beauregard. His statue was removed, so it may be that his grave in Metairie Cemetery will be next.

Posted by: Basement Cat at August 20, 2017 10:47 PM (3C9q2)

162 Renaming highways and tearing down statues is ridiculous. IF people are racist changing the highway is not going to change their minds. For that they need a heart" transplant" which, IMO, only the Holy Spirit can provide. It's a blatant power play by leftists along the line of Maos's cultural revolution or as people noted ISIS or the other radical Islamic terrorist groups do.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 20, 2017 10:48 PM (iVOAv)

163 No, if she says she is Christian, it's not our place or ethically justifiable to dispute that. Only she knows what's in her heart, and that's between her and God.
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Titus 1:16
They profess to know God, but they deny him by their works. They are detestable, disobedient, unfit for any good work.
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2 Timothy 3:1-17

But understand this, that in the last days there will come times of difficulty. For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, proud, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, heartless, unappeasable, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not loving good, treacherous, reckless, swollen with conceit, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having the appearance of godliness, but denying its power. Avoid such people.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 20, 2017 10:49 PM (OdK9v)

164 Changed TV services this week and was trying to find a channel I'd watch sometimes. It carried overseas news broadcasts like "France 24" and Euro crime dramas at night.

Did a search for "France 24" and found it but the channel was one I'd never heard of. Link TV.

"Link TV, originally WorldLink TV, is a
non-commercial liberal / progressive American satellite television
network providing what it describes as "diverse perspectives on world
and national issues."


And I thought PBS/MSNBC/CNN was bad.

Posted by: geoffb5 at August 20, 2017 10:49 PM (zOpu5)

165 personas non grata


Personae non gratae.


Sheesh. Doesn't anyone study Latin anymore?

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 20, 2017 10:50 PM (SRKgf)

166 I really enjoyed that History Channel show about the seven ways life on Earth could be destroyed. IIRC Yellowstone Caldera will wipe out North American east of it. Europe and Asia, might survive.

My favorite? Gamma Ray burst. We get fried before we even know what happened.

Posted by: JAS at August 20, 2017 10:50 PM (UnDQI)

167 Free trade is good capitalism. Free trade controlled/interfered with by the government is not capitalism. It's not free trade either.

Posted by: gNewt at August 20, 2017 10:50 PM (UG4SD)

168 ""VA plans to rename the Jefferson Davis Highway."

Berkeley, California is named after George Berkeley, a slaveowner who approved of slavery, since slavery was the fastest way to convert the slaves to Christianity.

Obviously, both the city and the University need to renamed - I suggest calling them both Trayvon.

Posted by: Oregon Is Dumber Than Dirt at August 20, 2017 10:50 PM (xnAyb)

169 Renaming highways and tearing down statues is ridiculous.

Rename every MLK Blvd. the "David Duke Avenue."

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 20, 2017 10:51 PM (SRKgf)

170 Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 20, 2017 10:49 PM (OdK9v)

A wonderful comment Mike.

I get a kick out of certain people who apologize should not have to pay a price for their 'sin'. Just ask the thief next to Christ on the cross.

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 20, 2017 10:51 PM (ZTRlp)

171 Now!. Now! Some of my favorite people here-and some high on the list of the Frequent Posters Hall of Fame-are DINOs.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 20, 2017 10:36 PM (iVOAv)

DINO is fine if they don't support the babykillers. I'd bet my children that particular scum isn't.

Posted by: Country Boy at August 20, 2017 10:51 PM (Z0uHT)

172 What does Gratis have to do with this Persona mutt?

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 20, 2017 10:52 PM (28bqZ)

173 Renaming highways and tearing down statues is ridiculous. IF people are racist changing the highway is not going to change their minds. For that they need a heart" transplant" which, IMO, only the Holy Spirit can provide. It's a blatant power play by leftists along the line of Maos's cultural revolution or as people noted ISIS or the other radical Islamic terrorist groups do.
Posted by: FenelonSpoke
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That is not their aim. Their aim is to destroy American culture, with the bonus of possibly promoting confrontations which the media will spin.

This entire thing is political...not sociological.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 20, 2017 10:52 PM (OdK9v)

174
Sheesh. Doesn't anyone study Latin anymore?
Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 20, 2017 10:50 PM (SRKgf)

Not since 1975 so biteus meus or something like that.

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 20, 2017 10:52 PM (ZTRlp)

175 Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at August 20, 2017 10:44 PM (28bqZ)

I agree but I also acknowledge that that pilot turned in a obvious false dossier to the FBI with the intention of damaging the President.

Posted by: Jack Sock at August 20, 2017 10:52 PM (LuKE7)

176 Spurring off Vic's link on the Indianapolis I found this:
https://www.dc3dakotahunter.com /blog/pby-catalina-saved-uss-indianapolis-sailors-
from-massive-shark-attack/

The site had some photos I had not seen before.

Posted by: gNewt at August 20, 2017 10:53 PM (UG4SD)

177 'Link TV.'

That was one of the crappy channels up in the 300s before I eliminated DirecTv from our house. One of many reason I got rid of that shit.

Posted by: freaked at August 20, 2017 10:53 PM (bOWNk)

178 Berkeley, California is named after George Berkeley, a slaveowner who approved of slavery, since slavery was the fastest way to convert the slaves to Christianity.

Obviously, both the city and the University need to renamed - I suggest calling them both Trayvon.
Posted by: Oregon Is Dumber Than Dirt at August 20, 2017 10:50 PM (xnAyb)



In fairness, I believe Berkeley was named after Lord Berkeley, not George or Bubba Berkeley.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 20, 2017 10:53 PM (SRKgf)

179 No, if she says she is Christian, it's not our place or ethically justifiable to dispute that. Only she knows what's in her heart, and that's between her and God.

Posted by: Common Tater at August 20, 2017 10:39 PM (E9vLe)

With all due respect, that's bullshit.

"Ye shall know them by their deeds."

We have every right to call out the fakes.

You cannot be a Christian and support the murder of God's most innocent creation at the same time. Period.

She's a fake.

Posted by: Country Boy at August 20, 2017 10:54 PM (Z0uHT)

180 "Renaming highways and tearing down statues is ridiculous. "

I just visited the American Hall of Fame at what used to be NYU's science and engineering campus in The Bronx. It's a remarkable place and has sculptured busts of notable Americans. It used to be a big deal, and could and should be again.

Andy Cuomo just had the busts of Lee and Stonewall Jackson removed. Sure enough they'e been cut from their pedestals and the plaques removed. Lee and Stonewall used to face off from US Grant.

Will Andrew Jackson survive?

Also, Matthew Maury, a pioneering oceanographer who quit the US Navy to join in with the Confederates. He also has the sin of questioning the modern science of Climate Change before it was even a thing

Posted by: Ignoramus at August 20, 2017 10:54 PM (pV/54)

181 Just saying hi before going to bed. Getting up VERY early to get to the place where we want to watch the total eclipse. There's limited parking where we want to watch from, so I'm worried it'll all be gone if I wait to long. Means we'll have to sit around and wait for several hours, but this is the last chance I'll have to see one. Have fun ya'll.

Posted by: AshevilleRobert at August 20, 2017 10:54 PM (w+Jhj)

182 osted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 20, 2017 10:52 PM (OdK9v)

Yes, I understand that :^) which i thought I got across in my comments about the cultural revolution and ISIS

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 20, 2017 10:54 PM (iVOAv)

183
75 Rename Jefferson Davis Highway to The Ayrton Senna Memorial Highway?

I prefer "Whining Wanker Way".
Posted by: Brother Cavil, SERENITY NOW! at August 20, 2017 10:24 PM (66CWr)

Kurdzin Way.

Posted by: Headless Body of Agnew at August 20, 2017 10:55 PM (e1mEI)

184 "There's a clear right to be able to live in dignity, to enjoy a decent standard of living to get access to education, healthcare,"

Sounds reasonable, doesn't it? Who pays for it? Strictly speaking, rights are only those things that don't require another entity to perform.

If I have a "right" to health care - then a doctor is at some level forced to provide care. Is she going to work for free? That's why the Soviet Union collapsed. "We pretend to work, and they pretend to pay us."

What is remarkable is the insistence of our betters that they can change human nature, that the last 5,000 years of recorded history apparently brought no insights into human nature, what systems were successful, and what systems were disastrous. They keep bringing up failed ideas that sucked when the pyramids were built. I don't get it.

And our politicians play along.

Posted by: Common Tater at August 20, 2017 10:55 PM (E9vLe)

185 This should be good. VA plans to rename the Jefferson Davis Highway. They are looking for names via internet public feedback.

Fuck it. Name it the Trayvon Martin Memorial Highway.

Maybe we can do the Cloward-Piven thing, too.

Posted by: rickl at August 20, 2017 10:55 PM (sdi6R)

186 in
retaliation for Moscow's meddling in the 2016 election
***
Remember when Obama interfered in the Israeli election? And Brexit?

So on the one hand Obama only wiretapped journalists and his domestic political opposition, versus Putin killing them.

But...on the other hand Obama created, armed, and supplied ISIS whereas Russia has been fighting them.

What a world we live in when the American president is arguably morally worse then a Russian autocrat!?!


Posted by: 18-1 at August 20, 2017 10:55 PM (aZq03)

187 The site had some photos I had not seen before.
Posted by: gNewt
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That Catalina had to be abandoned, it was no longer fit to fly by the time that surface aid arrived.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 20, 2017 10:56 PM (OdK9v)

188 Well, song about the devil can wait.

Here's some Batdad Vines.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AdSmam1MKqI

Just...watch...

Good night!

Posted by: Robert at August 20, 2017 10:56 PM (mknWS)

189 Sunday Swimwear ONT Compliance Pics

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/899324562361503744

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/899324658968920064

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/899324751918792712

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/899324886140805120

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/899324971809472512

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/899325071403220992

Posted by: kbdabear at August 20, 2017 10:56 PM (3i2nH)

190 Sheesh. Doesn't anyone study Latin anymore?

If the personae non gratae were direct objects of a transitive verb like declarare, the correct form would be personas non gratas.

Some of us morons do know Latin.

Posted by: Basement Cat at August 20, 2017 10:56 PM (3C9q2)

191 Sheesh. Doesn't anyone study Latin anymore?
Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 20, 2017 10:50 PM (SRKgf)

Not since 1975 so biteus meus or something like that.

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 20, 2017 10:52 PM (ZTRlp)


I should have known. First, all the retards with license plate surrounds saying they're an "alumni" of Mustang Ranch or Kennelwood Academy or some such.

Second, from all the retards who can barely keep subject and verb in agreement in English, never mind Latin.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 20, 2017 10:56 PM (SRKgf)

192 I'm so desperately lonely!! And I can't stop eating these sandwiches made with Lonely ManWich!!!!

Posted by: Joss Whedon at August 20, 2017 10:57 PM (eMKNe)

193 On September 11th 2001, the American mainland was attacked for the first time since the War of 1812
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This isn't quite correct. Japan managed a balloon attack in WWII that made it into the American mainland. Oregon maybe?

Posted by: 18-1 at August 20, 2017 10:57 PM (aZq03)

194 "One way to counteract the tremendous job loss that might take place in the nearing future is to consider Universal Basic Income."

We already have an example of that - Saudi Arabia. Every male Saudi is guaranteed an basic income, sometimes accompanied by a meaningless, make-work government job.

Giving Saudis tremendous amounts of leisure has turned Saudi Arabia into a world center of culture, of course - leisured Saudis complete with each other to produce the best plays, books, paintings, and symphonies.

As we all know, if you give an average person unlimited leisure, they will use that time to create great culture.

Posted by: Oregon Is Dumber Than Dirt at August 20, 2017 10:57 PM (xnAyb)

195 More Sunday Swimwear ONT Compliance Pics

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/899325235853504512

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/899325326899261441

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/899325417315864580

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/899325583133470721

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/899325689312276481

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/899325785378611200

Posted by: kbdabear at August 20, 2017 10:58 PM (3i2nH)

196 "With all due respect, that's bullshit."

You saw the first paragraph only. It won't make any sense otherwise. Sarcasm can be difficult to detect at times, but I thought it was pretty clear.

Posted by: Common Tater at August 20, 2017 10:58 PM (E9vLe)

197 This should be good. VA plans to rename the Jefferson Davis Highway. They are looking for names via internet public feedback.
***
I vote for the Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho memorial highway. I mean if we are going to live Idiocracy, let's embrace it!

Posted by: 18-1 at August 20, 2017 10:58 PM (aZq03)

198 If the personae non gratae were direct objects of a transitive verb like declarare, the correct form would be personas non gratas.

Some of us morons do know Latin.
Posted by: Basement Cat at August 20, 2017 10:56 PM (3C9q2)



Ah, but these people are declared TO BE ... - and hence are not the direct objects of the verb declarare, and thus nominative case controls.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 20, 2017 10:59 PM (SRKgf)

199 This isn't quite correct. Japan managed a balloon attack in WWII that made it into the American mainland. Oregon maybe?
Posted by: 18-1 at August 20, 2017 10:57 PM (aZq03)

I believe one of those balloons landed near Thermopolis, Wyoming.

Posted by: Pug Mahon at August 20, 2017 10:59 PM (v3I5m)

200 Even More Sunday Swimwear ONT Compliance Pics

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/899325925371805701

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/899326012172926976

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/899326118456635392

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/899326247498645504

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/899326338338889728

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/899326425123127296



Posted by: kbdabear at August 20, 2017 11:00 PM (3i2nH)

201 "One way to counteract the tremendous job loss that might take place in
the nearing future is to consider Universal Basic Income."
***
If you make the stipend enough to live a decent life off of it, I'm quitting my job in the productive class and starting a new career as professional video game player and internet bikini photo examiner.

Posted by: 18-1 at August 20, 2017 11:00 PM (aZq03)

202 Not since 1975 so biteus meus or something like that.

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian
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Posts like this keep me coming back to this place.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 20, 2017 11:00 PM (OdK9v)

203 New Mexico is home of the best fastfood burger chain in the country, Blake's Lotaburger.

Posted by: Idano at August 20, 2017 11:00 PM (w6tyE)

204 Germany conducted sabotage attacks on America before we even entered WWI.

Posted by: josephistan at August 20, 2017 11:01 PM (ANIFC)

205 >> I've never understood the difference between 'transsexual' and 'transgender', or anything else in homosexual gender play kink... 'Faggotry' works well for me as a descriptor in all circumstances!

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Pffft, that's basic Fagotry 101.

In more advanced levels, you learn the difference between trannies, shemales, fembois, traps, and ladyboys.

Posted by: publius, the Persistent Poperin Pear at August 20, 2017 11:01 PM (8O3HH)

206 "What has the RNC done for the 2016 Republican voters? Other than confirming Neil Gorsuch to the SCOTUS. I can't think of much."

Preaching to the choir brother. They are giving aid and comfort to the enemy of all that is good and just, that is the democrat party. Trump is behind enemy lines and under siege from all directions. There is no 3rd Army under Patton to come to the rescue. Trump is going to have to fight his way out.

RIP Jerry, now reunited with your brother, Dean. Best film they did was Money From Home, based on a Damon Runyon story.

I was telling my son, thank God for recordings, both audio and visual, we'll never see such talent again without it, that of Martin and Lewis and The Rat Pack.

Posted by: Locke Common at August 20, 2017 11:01 PM (I2kp0)

207 Unfortunately my kids have fallen for the cultural viewpoint on the freaks.
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What are their ages? When did "they" start working them over in school?

Posted by: Common Tater at August 20, 2017 10:43 PM (E9vLe)

They're both in their mid 20's. Being homo and tranny has been shoved down their throats for a while.

My daughter even lived with me the last 3 years of high school. It's difficult to overcome the culture, especially as a single parent.

Posted by: Country Boy at August 20, 2017 11:01 PM (Z0uHT)

208 "In fairness, I believe Berkeley was named after Lord Berkeley, not George or Bubba Berkeley."

Not that Wikipedia is determinative, but:

One of them, Frederick Billings, thought of the lines of the Anglo-Irish Anglican Bishop George Berkeley, 'westward the course of empire takes its way,' and suggested that the town and college site be named for the eighteenth-century Anglo-Irish philosopher."

Posted by: Oregon Is Dumber Than Dirt at August 20, 2017 11:01 PM (xnAyb)

209 Thin Lizzy
Jailbreak, Emerald, Boys Are Back, Rosalie/Cowboy Song
A Night On The Town - Live - 1976

https://youtu.be/QreSqOBDPWI

17 minute set, pretty damn good.

Posted by: Anon Y. Mous at August 20, 2017 11:02 PM (pvjTE)

210 However, our embattled Assembly GOP Leader Mayes could not resist the temptation, and negotiated quite possibly the worst deal in legislative history. Believe it or not, Mayes is proud to report that in return for Republican votes to pass cap and trade, he received a non-binding assurance that Jerry Brown and Democrats would support a ballot measure requiring a two-thirds majority to spend cap-and-trade funds on high-speed rail. Then, if, and only if, the ballot measure passes, a super-majority would be required to spend those funds - sound familiar? Here's the rub: if all of these things go exactly as planned, the new law requiring a two-thirds majority would not take effect until 2024, leaving Democrats with seven years to freely spend cap-and-trade funds on high-speed rail before facing a financial "speed bump" for its ballooning costs.

Posted by: Islamic Rage Boy at August 20, 2017 11:02 PM (PRT1c)

211
Second, from all the retards who can barely keep subject and verb in agreement in English, never mind Latin.
Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 20, 2017 10:56 PM (SRKgf)

i, isti erant or whatever


Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at August 20, 2017 11:03 PM (ZTRlp)

212 However, our embattled Assembly GOP Leader Mayes
could not resist the temptation, and negotiated quite possibly the worst
deal in legislative history. Believe it or not, Mayes is proud to
report that in return for Republican votes to pass cap and trade, he
received a non-binding assurance that Jerry Brown and Democrats would
support a ballot measure requiring a two-thirds majority to spend
cap-and-trade funds on high-speed rail. Then, if, and only if, the
ballot measure passes, a super-majority would be required to spend those
funds - sound familiar? Here's the rub: if all of these things go
exactly as planned, the new law requiring a two-thirds majority would
not take effect until 2024, leaving Democrats with seven years to freely
spend cap-and-trade funds on high-speed rail before facing a financial
"speed bump" for its ballooning costs.

Posted by:Islamic Rage Boy at August 20, 2017 11:02 PM (PRT1c)

I was unaware there were any Republican legislators left in Cali.

Posted by: redbanzai at August 20, 2017 11:04 PM (FTXAT)

213 208 "In fairness, I believe Berkeley was named after Lord Berkeley, not George or Bubba Berkeley."

Not that Wikipedia is determinative, but:

One of them, Frederick Billings, thought of the lines of the Anglo-Irish Anglican Bishop George Berkeley, 'westward the course of empire takes its way,' and suggested that the town and college site be named for the eighteenth-century Anglo-Irish philosopher."
Posted by: Oregon Is Dumber Than Dirt at August 20, 2017 11:01 PM (xnAyb)



Fair enough. I thought he'd been elevated to the peerage.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 20, 2017 11:04 PM (SRKgf)

214 @207

I've seen it infiltrate my alma mater.....a small town, extremely conservative Catholic high school.

There is literally nowhere to send your kids to school.

Not that they were indoctrinated by teachers; they weren't.

But, all it takes is 2 or 3 gay kids to transfer in and be all "cool" and "different" and besties with all the girls....and minds get turned...just like that.

Posted by: Tickled Pink at August 20, 2017 11:05 PM (smD62)

215 We could rename the highway "The Big Gummint Can't Fill A Pothole Anymore Because It's Too Busy Putting Men Into Women's Prisons-Memorial Highway".

Jeff would understand.

Posted by: The Gipper Lives at August 20, 2017 11:05 PM (Ndje9)

216 "We don't have to worry about the Chinese buying up the US because the Japanese already bought everything back in the '80s.
Posted by: junior

ha, yeah that is a good point and I almost brought it up. We sunk them by our real estate tanking as they bought into (or caused) the bubble, while they had a bubble? But China is now buying resources around the world. Japan's problems ... were different, I think. They inflate incredibly, but debt is domestically owned.

The globalists and leveraged players these days ... different story. But really, the US currency is terrible, our debt extreme ... it will take something beyond normal economic policy to fix it.

War? Currency collapse and cancellation of debt to foreign currency manipulators? Global currency run by Soros et. al.? idk

Posted by: illiniwek at August 20, 2017 11:05 PM (veVl1)

217 I've never understood the difference between 'transsexual' and
'transgender', or anything else in homosexual gender play kink...
'Faggotry' works well for me as a descriptor in all circumstances!
***
Well, you've got your pervs - but for the non-exhibitionist ones they want to get their freak on at home with the man, woman, or goat of their choice. And you know what? Go get your freak in, in your home or preferred sex dungeon you freaky wackos.

But most of the ones screaming about pronouns aren't really in it because it is their kink. They are into it because it makes them the center of attention...and makes you bow to them. Those are a problem, and will destroy our culture if we don't do something about it soon.

Posted by: 18-1 at August 20, 2017 11:05 PM (aZq03)

218 The Republican National Committee expanded its massive fundraising lead over the Democratic National Committee in July, bringing in over $6 million more than its rival.

Is this because grassroots voters have switched parties and are now donating to R's? Or is it because people like Soros are thinking "R's now control more seats than D's, so I'd better start bribing them instead"?

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at August 20, 2017 11:06 PM (/qEW2)

219 Country Boy, I couldn't keep my kids from succumbing to the communist, anti-american, racist crap either. I even homeschooled for a couple years.

I'm sorry you're experiencing this heartache too.

Posted by: booknlass at August 20, 2017 11:06 PM (5O20Y)

220 A relative of mine was a personal friend of Jefferson Davis and his wife. I have four letters written by Davis during the Civil War to my relative, and a couple written by Davis' wife.

They aren't tremendously significant letters because they are mostly social in nature.

I had planned to donate them to the Jefferson Davis Society at Rice University, which previously indicated an interest in them, but now I'm afraid the documents will end up being destroyed.

Posted by: Ladylibertarian at August 20, 2017 11:06 PM (TdMsT)

221 I've never understood the difference between 'transsexual' and 'transgender', or anything else in homosexual gender play kink... 'Faggotry' works well for me as a descriptor in all circumstances!


I plump for "pervert." That covers all possibilities.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 20, 2017 11:06 PM (SRKgf)

222 Fuck it. Name it the Trayvon Martin Memorial Highway.

Maybe we can do the Cloward-Piven thing, too.
Posted by: rickl at August 20, 2017 10:55 PM (sdi6R)

I just sold my condo in Arlington. Too bad I would vote for something retarded.

Posted by: CaliGirl at August 20, 2017 11:06 PM (Ri/rl)

223 I was unaware there were any Republican legislators left in Cali.
Posted by: redbanzai at August 20, 2017 11:04 PM (FTXAT)

=======

It seems Cali "Republicans" are like those in IL, NJ and other Blue strongholds. DIABLOs.

Posted by: GOULD at August 20, 2017 11:07 PM (Ystq3)

224 The desire to remove statues has nothing to do with morality or making things better.

It's simply a way to insult the other side.

Posted by: Meremortal at August 20, 2017 11:07 PM (+g8fL)

225 So who is ahead in the Pacific War of Attrition of 2017. The US Navy or the oriental commercial and fishing fleets?

Posted by: RioBravo at August 20, 2017 11:07 PM (giT7q)

226 It is doubtful the oppressed every fight for freedom. They fight for pride and power - power to oppress others. --Eric Hoffer

I had a Philosophy professor in college who absolutely loathed Eric Hoffer, which I found out when someone in the class quoted Hoffer at the professor. It was only later, after reading a few of Hoffer's books and noting some of Hoffer's observations, that I realized that yes, Eric Hoffer was indeed full of shit, then and now. There is no rigor in any of his pithy little aphorisms. But, you say, Hoffer was a stevedore, a working man, in touch with the real-world as opposed to those fancy-schmancy ivory tower intellectuals.

No, Hoffer was a third-rate bullshit artist who manufactured mental cotton candy for easy consumption.

Posted by: troyriser at August 20, 2017 11:08 PM (4qf5a)

227 Since they are her words that she won't resign, yeah, probably not. And since she won her last election with almost 95% of the vote, if she quit now she can run again. And win. Better that she be impeached. If state follows federal she can't run for a state office again after that.

Posted by: GnuBreed, still deplorable after all these months at August 20, 2017 10:09 PM (6jaju)

Since she seems to think violence solves problems...

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at August 20, 2017 11:09 PM (2le8w)

228 Believe it or not, Mayes is proud to

report that in return for Republican votes to pass cap and trade
***
I would tend to think, if you are an R in a hopeless state like CA, that every election you'd run a "Had enough yet? Because you are going to be pissed at whatever democrat you just elected in two years." campaign.

Eventually you'd think people would get it...and even in benighted states like IL or MA they do...

Posted by: 18-1 at August 20, 2017 11:09 PM (aZq03)

229
You saw the first paragraph only. It won't make any sense otherwise. Sarcasm can be difficult to detect at times, but I thought it was pretty clear.

Posted by: Common Tater at August 20, 2017 10:58 PM (E9vLe)

I completely missed it, sorry.

Posted by: Country Boy at August 20, 2017 11:09 PM (Z0uHT)

230 ... Too bad I would vote for something retarded.
Posted by: CaliGirl at August 20, 2017 11:06 PM (Ri/rl)

The thing is that they'll probably choose something retarded as the new name.

Posted by: Duke of Righteous WTF? at August 20, 2017 11:09 PM (T71PA)

231 220
I had planned to donate them to the Jefferson Davis Society at Rice University, which previously indicated an interest in them, but now I'm afraid the documents will end up being destroyed.
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