My SMOD, My SMOD, Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me? [CBD]

Your labor is not your own...it is the Leviathan's....

A man owned a small farm in Vermont. The Vermont Labor Board claimed he was underpaying his help, so they sent an agent down to interview him.

"I need a list of your employees and how much you pay them," demanded the agent.

"Well," replied the farmer, "there's my farm hand -- I pay him $200 per week plus free room and board.

The cook has been here a bit more than a year and I pay her $150 every week plus free room and board.

Then there's the half-wit who works about 18 hours per day and does about 90% of the work.

He makes $10 per week, pays his own room and board, and I buy him a bottle of bourbon every Saturday night.

And, once in a while, he's pretty sociable with my wife."

"That's the guy I want to talk to -- the half-wit," says the agent.

"You're talking to him," replied the farmer.

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Posted by: Kyon at January 31, 2015 08:24 AM (na4s9)

2 St

Posted by: Redshirt at January 31, 2015 08:25 AM (Ae09I)

3 HooOOO... Black Diamond.

Posted by: KISS at January 31, 2015 08:28 AM (nrjBY)

4 Punchline only sheep rancher joke

That's my Daaaaaad.

Posted by: Redshirt at January 31, 2015 08:28 AM (Ae09I)

5
That reminds me of someone...

Posted by: Talibill at January 31, 2015 08:28 AM (JiHh6)

6 The Paris Deli terrorist was wearing a Go Pro camera.

Posted by: Tmitsss at January 31, 2015 08:28 AM (Tt6V6)

7 " The Paris Deli terrorist was wearing a Go Pro camera."

No Shit, link?

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at January 31, 2015 08:31 AM (fL+1V)

8 I hear after this latest asteroid pass, no close calls for another 200 yrs?

SMOD dammit.

Posted by: 1bulwetweft at January 31, 2015 08:32 AM (CzJOg)

9 Like that one!

OK, the reasoning of that tweeter is just frightening. It is the polar opposite of independent, can-do American ideals. You do not owe anyone a job nor access to your wealth (or the government). Next they'll say your spouse is performing sex work and you should pay her/him for each encounter, along w/whatever applicable tax for the labor.

Posted by: Lizzy at January 31, 2015 08:34 AM (ABcz/)

10 8 I hear after this latest asteroid pass, no close calls for another 200 yrs?

SMOD dammit.
Posted by: 1bulwetweft at January 31, 2015 08:32 AM (CzJOg)

How about a comet? They enter the inner Solar System at random and can completely obliterate us.

Posted by: eman at January 31, 2015 08:34 AM (MQEz6)

11 Nice.....

Posted by: Ricardo Kill at January 31, 2015 08:35 AM (Qx7bj)

12 "I hear after this latest asteroid pass, no close calls for another 200 yrs?"


Earth-always the bridesmaid, never the bride.

Posted by: Ricardo Kill at January 31, 2015 08:37 AM (Qx7bj)

13 I'm rich!

Rich! I tells ya.


Why with all these black diamonds I can buy a....


......uh.....buy a.....

well....


Nevermind....I'm still poor.

Posted by: naturalfake at January 31, 2015 08:39 AM (KBvAm)

14 12 f'ing degrees here. Don't think I'll be going anywhere soon.

Posted by: se pa moron at January 31, 2015 08:39 AM (zxQ4h)

15 How about a comet? They enter the inner Solar System at random and can completely obliterate us. Posted by: eman at January 31, 2015 08:34 AM (MQEz6)

Yay. Thank you for the hope. I was worried.

Posted by: 1bulwetweft - smoother than a fresh jar of Skippy at January 31, 2015 08:39 AM (CzJOg)

16 Lizzy: "Next they'll say your spouse is performing sex work and you should pay her/him for each encounter, along w/whatever applicable tax for the labor."

Lizzy! Shh! Fer gawd's sake, don't give them ideas!

Posted by: mindful webworker - again at January 31, 2015 08:40 AM (1QQfO)

17 It's crazy, yes, but crazy comes in a multitude of colors and flavors. If you need proof, check this out:

http://bit.ly/1yRN9xA

I've gotta admit. That's a whole new angle I haven't seen before. This guy/gal takes the crazy to a whole new level.

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at January 31, 2015 08:41 AM (DmNpO)

18 >>Lizzy! Shh! Fer gawd's sake, don't give them ideas!

Sorry! I certainly won't mention the taxable labor for fap----
Never mind!

Posted by: Lizzy at January 31, 2015 08:42 AM (ABcz/)

19 Sounds alot like the Groucho Marx in the garden talking to the tourist when asked if the homeowner was a fair man. "He doesn't pay well but lets me sleep with his wife."

Posted by: subhuman taxpayer at January 31, 2015 08:42 AM (jVM6/)

20 Ahh the black market of self-sufficiency

Posted by: mccool at January 31, 2015 08:42 AM (g5Luu)

21 extending the argument

you graduated with a degree in X

of the possible career paths, we`ve determined you're not working at the highest income potential field that you're qualified for

but we're taxing you at that rate anyway.

Posted by: Bigby's Knuckle Sandwich at January 31, 2015 08:42 AM (Cq0oW)

22 So Little VIA shares that they have been taking a health survey in his 11th grade class.

And he shares that one of the questions was if a student has had unprotected sex.

I responded to ask if the question specifically mentioned that the sex was with another person.

He smiled.

Then he shared the question about drinking alcohol, and tobacco use.

I pointed out that consumption of alcohol and possession of tobacco by a minor were both crimes. And were they asking students to incriminate themselves.

He smiled again.

I think I will be getting a call from the school next week.

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at January 31, 2015 08:43 AM (fL+1V)

23 By SMOD you say...

http://www.ufunk.net/photos/sites-of-impact/

Posted by: Anna Puma (+SmuD) at January 31, 2015 08:45 AM (YNFI+)

24 >>I've gotta admit. That's a whole new angle I haven't seen before. This guy/gal takes the crazy to a whole new level.

I don't even get that tweet - are they saying that milk wouldn't help that starving (assumed) African? That just sick that they would criticize (or limit) the food choices of someone suffering from starvation.

Vegan = Orthorexic
The have an eating disorder.

Posted by: Lizzy at January 31, 2015 08:46 AM (ABcz/)

25
Ya, but any of these people made a trashy ad for Carl's Jr hamburgers?

Posted by: Hyper Fennec at January 31, 2015 08:49 AM (Ueq3O)

26

He smiled again.

I think I will be getting a call from the school next week.
Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at January 31, 2015 08

Good job. Now in speech class he needs to give the neil Boortz commencement speech.

Your child will,always be remembered by the administration

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at January 31, 2015 08:49 AM (9kWyt)

27 *Clicks on the link*

What. The. Actual. Fuck.

I keep on telling myself that nothing about the "American" Left surprises me anymore... And I keep on being inexplicably, completely wrong.

It's a small comfort that the joke in the blog post was exceedingly clever.

Posted by: The Obsidian Owl at January 31, 2015 08:49 AM (0cy7x)

28 Drudge Headline says Jeb! and crew pushed Romney out.

A-a-a-a-and, there you go.

Why Romney was a lousy candidate and proof that he's still a lousy candidate-

No fight. No fire in the belly. Zero. Zip. Nada.


Think about this....He got strong-armed by the flabby doughboy Jeb!.


Well, Mitt, fare thee well.

Honestly, go enjoy your money, buy a yacht, do something else.

Posted by: naturalfake at January 31, 2015 08:49 AM (KBvAm)

29 Next they'll say your spouse is performing sex work and you should pay her/him for each encounter, along w/whatever applicable tax for the labor.
Posted by: Lizzy at January 31, 2015 08:34 AM (ABcz/)

Oh, we men pay. One way or another, we always pay.

Posted by: Bob's House of Flannel Shirts and Wallet Chains at January 31, 2015 08:49 AM (yxw0r)

30 If you are a stay-at-home parent, is your house a labor camp? I do know the left LOVE themselves some labor camps.

Posted by: Roy at January 31, 2015 08:50 AM (fWLrt)

31 I don't even get that tweet - are they saying that milk wouldn't help that starving (assumed) African? That just sick that they would criticize (or limit) the food choices of someone suffering from starvation.

Vegan = Orthorexic
The have an eating disorder.

****

We've been at it on twitter for a little while now. They are, get this, arguing that the greed of ranchers who raise cattle for meat-eaters is what's creating the conditions in third-world shitholes.

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at January 31, 2015 08:50 AM (DmNpO)

32 "19
Sounds alot like the Groucho Marx in the garden talking to the tourist
when asked if the homeowner was a fair man. "He doesn't pay well but
lets me sleep with his wife."


Posted by: subhuman taxpayer at January 31, 2015 08:42 AM (jVM6/)"

Clarence Thomas has told a story something like this. He was mowing his lawn and somebody asked him how much he charged. He replied that he does not get paid for it but if he does a good job he gets to sleep with the lady of the house. I think this was during one of those discussions where people were talking about assumptions based on race.

Posted by: Obnoxious A-Hole at January 31, 2015 08:50 AM (KDbAT)

33 12 "I hear after this latest asteroid pass, no close calls for another 200 yrs?"


Earth-always the bridesmaid, never the bride.
Posted by: Ricardo Kill at January 31, 2015 08:37 AM (Qx7bj)

Fear not RK, it's always the quiet ones who get you.

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at January 31, 2015 08:50 AM (9kWyt)

34 no, the vegan is trying to say that western cow farming, as in beef and dairy, takes away food availability from other parts of the world

Posted by: Bigby's Knuckle Sandwich at January 31, 2015 08:50 AM (Cq0oW)

35 If we are now figuring out the "opportunity cost" for taxes in how people spend their lives, then I am delighted, absolutely delighted, at the millions and more that I am costing the American State. Everyday is a victory now, and life is worth living.

Finally, think of all the cigarette taxes non-smokers are trying to avoid paying. Don't they know about their civic duties? Shouldn't they start huffing a Marlboro? And non-drinkers of alcohol? Where is their desire to do things together? And what of those trying to conserve energy? Energy is taxed. Have they no concern for others?

Posted by: That Guy at January 31, 2015 08:51 AM (UKhBB)

36 Next they'll say your spouse is performing sex work and you should pay her/him for each encounter, along w/whatever applicable tax for the labor.
Posted by: Lizzy
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There already is a 50% tax, also known as "giving up half of your shit".

Posted by: Roy at January 31, 2015 08:51 AM (fWLrt)

37 I'd tell the health teacher and the school to go fuck themselves.

Posted by: SH at January 31, 2015 08:52 AM (78Ffl)

38 "And I keep on being inexplicably, completely wrong."


Isn't it funny how much they think is "good" for other people but then when you frame it in a way that applies to them they say "oh, that'll never happen."

Posted by: Ricardo Kill at January 31, 2015 08:52 AM (Qx7bj)

39 Greetings, fappers and fappees.

Today's fresh hell is brought to you by a world full of crazy people. Now in the large economy size!

Posted by: BackwardsBoy, who did not vote for this sh1t at January 31, 2015 08:53 AM (0HooB)

40 no, the vegan is trying to say that western cow farming, as in beef and dairy, takes away food availability from other parts of the world

Posted by: Bigby's Knuckle Sandwich at January 31, 2015 08:50 AM (Cq0oW)


But they're all on board with-

Corn into ethanol for cars, right?

Cuz green green greenness.

Posted by: naturalfake at January 31, 2015 08:53 AM (KBvAm)

41 34 no, the vegan is trying to say that western cow farming, as in beef and dairy, takes away food availability from other parts of the world
Posted by: Bigby's Knuckle Sandwich at January 31, 2015 08:50 AM (Cq0oW)

Some people are just too stupid to breed or continue living

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at January 31, 2015 08:54 AM (9kWyt)

42 global food belongs to everybody's stomachs

and that African guy as well as the vegan are foregoing eating what everyone else eats

which is a cheat.

an unfair advantage.

therefore i get more bacon.

Posted by: Bigby's Knuckle Sandwich at January 31, 2015 08:54 AM (Cq0oW)

43 Again, this is a whole other level of crazy.

I once had a suffering cat put down and that makes me a murderer.

Another Vegan just popped into the thread to tell this nut to take a chill pill.

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at January 31, 2015 08:54 AM (DmNpO)

44 Barro, the non-economist, writing this drivel is the son of an economist prof at Harvard. He has a BA in psychology also from Harvard. He has zero understanding of anything biz, econ, or market related. All work he has ever done is because of his father's connections and his willingness to write propaganda.

Posted by: Lester at January 31, 2015 08:54 AM (2UPXV)

45 I'm actually looking forward to the many opportunities I will be able to tell the public school system and their agents to go fuck themselves.

Posted by: SH at January 31, 2015 08:55 AM (78Ffl)

46 We've been at it on twitter for a little while now. They are, get this, arguing that the greed of ranchers who raise cattle for meat-eaters is what's creating the conditions in third-world shitholes.

Ask them if they are advocating plowing under the grassland in the US. (they are) Ask them what the wild species native to the grasslands who currently share the range with cattle are going to do after it is all plowed under...

Posted by: Grey Fox at January 31, 2015 08:55 AM (ixWtE)

47 So commenting on the HQ?



Taxable? No doubt.



Next up? Breathing? Taxable!

Posted by: Nip Sip at January 31, 2015 08:55 AM (0FSuD)

48 Vegan's just another word for neurotic.

Posted by: naturalfake at January 31, 2015 08:55 AM (KBvAm)

49 great great story. It's not a joke, but the story of my life

Posted by: Nevergiveup at January 31, 2015 08:56 AM (LJcWW)

50 Drudge strikes again:

"Billboard Campaign seeks acceptance for gay players...."

then:

"Weekend: NFL officials will hold balls before Super Bowl"

Yep, Roger Goodell has been just FANTASTIC for the NFL.

Posted by: 1bulwetweft - smoother than a fresh jar of Skippy at January 31, 2015 08:56 AM (CzJOg)

51 Fapping? Taxable.

If you enjoy it, it's taxed twice as much.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy, who did not vote for this sh1t at January 31, 2015 08:56 AM (0HooB)

52 So commenting on the HQ?



Taxable? No doubt.
-----------------

Technically, it's not labor. But I think they can get us with a Sin Tax.

Posted by: Roy at January 31, 2015 08:56 AM (fWLrt)

53 "Next up? Breathing? Taxable!"


You are consuming the King's oxygen.

Posted by: Ricardo Kill at January 31, 2015 08:56 AM (Qx7bj)

54 The idiots on Twitter. Lemmings. The Great Winnowing. Oh Yellowstone why hath thou forsaken us?

Posted by: Anna Puma (+SmuD) at January 31, 2015 08:57 AM (YNFI+)

55 Ask them if they are advocating plowing under the grassland in the US. (they are) Ask them what the wild species native to the grasslands who currently share the range with cattle are going to do after it is all plowed under...

****

Dude. I once had an argument on twitter about how the millions of cows that are slaughtered for meat would NOT be living free in the wild without our craving for meat.

Yes. That happened.

I usually stumble across these folks because they attack the ranchers in my TL.

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at January 31, 2015 08:57 AM (DmNpO)

56 therefore i get more bacon.
Posted by: Bigby's Knuckle Sandwich at January

Plus bacon has dropped in price recently

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at January 31, 2015 08:57 AM (9kWyt)

57 All your work are belong to us.

Posted by: Mr. Bingley at January 31, 2015 08:57 AM (tvUyF)

58 We are all Kulaks now comrade...

Posted by: Sven S Blade a.k.a. El Assassin@sven10077 at January 31, 2015 08:57 AM (/4AZU)

59 So... taking this line of logic to its end, all US GDP is actually Great Britain's GDP. This country was founded on cheating the Tax Man? Someone get Obama and the Queen on a conference call so we can apologize for the centuries of our lack of fealty!

Posted by: The Obsidian Owl at January 31, 2015 08:57 AM (0cy7x)

60 I think I will be getting a call from the school next week.

Parenting is the most important thing you will do in your life.

Times like this tell you you're doing it right.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at January 31, 2015 08:58 AM (1xUj/)

61 51 Fapping? Taxable.

If you enjoy it, it's taxed twice as much.
Posted by: BackwardsBoy, who did not vote for this sh1t at January 31, 2015 08:56 AM (0HooB)


**************

The ultimate end-around for company-monitored Fitbits?

Posted by: Bob's House of Flannel Shirts and Wallet Chains at January 31, 2015 08:58 AM (yxw0r)

62 "If you enjoy it, it's taxed twice as much."


What if you hate it, hate yourself for doing it, and, cry in the process? Are absolved of the tax?

Posted by: Ricardo Kill at January 31, 2015 08:58 AM (Qx7bj)

63 "Your child will,always be remembered by the administration"

We had a conference with them last week to address his sub-optimal effort and grades.

I explained that he is banking on the fact that no child is allowed to fail.

And that in their efforts to promote a "Nobody keeps score, and everyone gets a participation trophy" policy, that so far, Little VIA has been dead balls on accurate in his assessment.

Parenting will age you.
Quickly.

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at January 31, 2015 08:58 AM (fL+1V)

64 >>the greed of ranchers who raise cattle for meat-eaters is what's creating the conditions in third-world shitholes.

Yeah, I don't even begin to understand how they could make that argument. Do they also believe the disturbance from a butterfly's wings causes hurricanes halfway around the world?
If they want to criticize someone, how about the do-gooders who show up, start giving out food and make the locals dependent on them, and then eventually leave? Is that helpful? More helpful than getting them setup to grow/raise their own food?


Posted by: Lizzy at January 31, 2015 08:58 AM (ABcz/)

65 What if you hate it, hate yourself for doing it, and, cry in the process? Are absolved of the tax?

Yes, but you then become eligible for the Fapping Regret Tax. And you don't want to see that rate.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy, who did not vote for this sh1t at January 31, 2015 09:00 AM (0HooB)

66 Help! The Country has fallen and it can't get up!

Posted by: Seems Legit at January 31, 2015 09:00 AM (A98Xu)

67 Nice post by the way CBD, I fear I have crept back into the top 10s this week and I will make efforts not to do so next week...

Ace and Charles CW Cooke had quite a hootenanny on Twatter last evening if anyone is interested...he and I got in some love taps on each other again...

I also thanked Mark Knoller for cornering Josh earnest on the Debt increasing almost double...

Mr. Knoller gave me this response...

@MarkKnoller






@sven10077 Didn't get much of an answer. Clearly, an $18-trillion National Debt is not an economic metric that makes us better off.

Posted by: Sven S Blade a.k.a. El Assassin@sven10077 at January 31, 2015 09:00 AM (/4AZU)

68 "Greetings, fappers and fappees. "

Fappees?

Somebodies doing it wrong.

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at January 31, 2015 09:00 AM (fL+1V)

69 I think I will be getting a call from the school next week.

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at January 31, 2015 08:43 AM (fL+1V)

More likely a visit from the SWAT team.

Posted by: BignJames at January 31, 2015 09:01 AM (HtUkt)

70 Yes, but you then become eligible for the Fapping Regret Tax. And you don't want to see that rate. Posted by: BackwardsBoy, who did not vote for this sh1t at January 31, 2015 09:00 AM (0HooB)

Yeah, no fap-backs allowed.

Posted by: 1bulwetweft - smoother than a fresh jar of Skippy at January 31, 2015 09:01 AM (TR90z)

71 One of the things about reading a lot but ignoring Mass Media is that I don't always know how things are pronounced. I think it was Dave Barry who first clued me that Vee-aug'-ruh is pronounced to rhyme with Niagra - on purpose. I did learn eventually that "khan-yay" and Kanye were the same person.

So, help a cultural recluse out here. How do you pronounce "Suge"? Is it "sooge" (rhymes with rouge, and I can't believe rouge gets mentioned two threads in a row) or "suggy" (like snuggie) or "sudge" (rhymes with sludge) or...? Don't want to embarrass myself in front of my young cousins again, like when I mispronounced "vair'-uh-zahn".

Posted by: mindful webworker - social explorer at January 31, 2015 09:01 AM (1QQfO)

72 If flapping was taxable, we would have no national debt.


Who's going to report?


Posted by: Nip Sip at January 31, 2015 09:01 AM (0FSuD)

73 Barros argument makes sense if you also believe not consuming something is taxable.

Posted by: SH at January 31, 2015 09:02 AM (78Ffl)

74 http://tinyurl.com/p2u8q9z

Here's the tail end of my mocking Cooke.

Posted by: Sven S Blade a.k.a. El Assassin@sven10077 at January 31, 2015 09:02 AM (/4AZU)

75

Parenting will age you.
Quickly.
Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at January 31, 2015 08:58 AM (fL+1V)

Reminds me of the time I was called in because mid kid had called another student a bitch. I told teacher/pastor that not only the child was a bitch but so was her mother. Double secret probation

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at January 31, 2015 09:02 AM (9kWyt)

76 "Yes, but you then become eligible for the Fapping Regret Tax."



Ah. The dreaded FaRT Tax.

Posted by: Ricardo Kill at January 31, 2015 09:02 AM (Qx7bj)

77 73 Barros argument makes sense if you also believe not consuming something is taxable.
Posted by: SH at January 31, 2015 09:02 AM (78Ffl)

See ObamaCare.

Posted by: eman at January 31, 2015 09:03 AM (MQEz6)

78 Every single letter in a tweet (henceforth to be called a 'twit') shall be taxed in accordance with this chart printed and supplied at taxpayer expense.

Posted by: Lord Futznfuss, Royal Tax Collector at January 31, 2015 09:03 AM (nrjBY)

79 >>So, help a cultural recluse out here. How do you pronounce "Suge"?

Like in Sugar without the -ar.

Posted by: Lizzy at January 31, 2015 09:03 AM (ABcz/)

80 "More likely a visit from the SWAT team."

Oh good...

I love it when company drops in.
I wonder if they will want coffee?

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at January 31, 2015 09:04 AM (fL+1V)

81 Ah. The dreaded FaRT Tax.

Not to be confused with the FART Tax. To pay for your contribution to Globull Warmening, donchaknow.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy, who did not vote for this sh1t at January 31, 2015 09:04 AM (0HooB)

82 54 Posted by: Anna Puma (+SmuD) at January 31, 2015 08:57 AM (YNFI+)

The moderate GOP squishes actually bother me more than the "Future Darwin Award Winning" Donk idiots...

Posted by: Sven S Blade a.k.a. El Assassin@sven10077 at January 31, 2015 09:04 AM (/4AZU)

83 SCOAMF was right to be mad at those ATMs. Whenever you use one, you're not adequately making use of a teller's taxable income, you enemies of the state!

Incidentally, we've got a lot of automated respirators that are going unused. We need amnesty and respirators for every person in the US so we can stop all of this illegal breathing under the table BS.

Posted by: The Obsidian Owl at January 31, 2015 09:04 AM (0cy7x)

84 VIA - isn't his suboptimal performance as they see it, their fault? I mean it takes a village, sounds like the village is failing him. Maybe it's the village, not the VIA.

Posted by: SH at January 31, 2015 09:06 AM (78Ffl)

85 78 Posted by: Lord Futznfuss, Royal Tax Collector at January 31, 2015 09:03 AM (nrjBY)

Nay my liege, we twits launch tweet...and collectively tweets are known as tweats sir.

Given how deeply in arrears I am this being the case shall I service you through labor, exile, or uh "the rear?"

Posted by: Sven S Blade a.k.a. El Assassin@sven10077 at January 31, 2015 09:07 AM (/4AZU)

86 So this Charles CW Cooke not a future podcast guest

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at January 31, 2015 09:07 AM (9kWyt)

87 "d in because mid kid had called another student a bitch. I told teacher/pastor that not only the child was a bitch but so was her mother. '

Should have told the teacher that her mother steams her own vagina.

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at January 31, 2015 09:07 AM (fL+1V)

88 OK. Seriously. Like seriously.


Obama is still the president?


I'll have another glass of wine.


Posted by: Nip Sip at January 31, 2015 09:08 AM (0FSuD)

89 One Of Last Doolittle Raiders, Lt. Col. Ed Saylor, 94, Dies


Weasel Zippers

Posted by: Nevergiveup at January 31, 2015 09:08 AM (LJcWW)

90 Should have told the teacher that her mother steams her own vagina.

How gauche.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy, who did not vote for this sh1t at January 31, 2015 09:08 AM (0HooB)

91 82 54 Posted by: Anna Puma (+SmuD) at January 31, 2015 08:57 AM (YNFI+)

The moderate GOP squishes actually bother me more than the "Future Darwin Award Winning" Donk idiots...
Posted by: Sven S Blade a.k.a. El Assassin@sven10077 at January 31, 2015 09:04 AM (/4AZU)

I read that excerpt you posted, sven.

The complaints about Palin-defenders sounded pretty silly.

Posted by: eman at January 31, 2015 09:08 AM (MQEz6)

92 Reminds me of the time I was called in because mid
kid had called another student a bitch. I told teacher/pastor that not
only the child was a bitch but so was her mother. Double secret
probation Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at January 31, 2015 09:02 AM (9kWyt)

Yeah, got called in because the some sick kid in my oldest girl's class (senior at the time) had taken a bunch of photos of my kid's (fully clothed) backside on his phone. I live in a small town and everyone knows me, and found out later that the school admin was scared to death of calling me in and telling me about this, but to their credit, they did it anyway. Had a chat with the lad's father a few days later and made my stance quite clear. I'm over 6 ft and 220 lbs and an ex-basketball player - I just made sure he understood the situation. The fucker moved away the following month.

Parenting is tough enough regardless, but even tougher if you have pretty daughters. Amazing number of sick fucks out there (of all ages).

Posted by: 1bulwetweft - smoother than a fresh jar of Skippy at January 31, 2015 09:09 AM (TR90z)

93 I wonder if they will want coffee?
Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at

Better be free & fair trade coffee

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at January 31, 2015 09:09 AM (9kWyt)

94 The flap tax?


Fcuking old peoples never have to pay.


Vic told me.

Posted by: Nip Sip at January 31, 2015 09:09 AM (0FSuD)

95 86 Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at January 31, 2015 09:07 AM (9kWyt)

Quite the contrary he is a beloved friend of the Blog and has already graced we poor colonials with his presence on the podcast...

I'm certain he'll be back, I harbor no illusions I am a force here.

Posted by: Sven S Blade a.k.a. El Assassin@sven10077 at January 31, 2015 09:10 AM (/4AZU)

96 >>"Billboard Campaign seeks acceptance for gay players...."

Um, how about the play well and not make a big deal about it?
I think most people really don't care what you do off the field provided you're not breaking the law or being a total dick.
And tweeting an engagement photo of yourself and your boyfriend atop St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City is kind of a dick move.

Posted by: Lizzy at January 31, 2015 09:10 AM (ABcz/)

97 Brandeis University President Frederick M. Lawrence announced Friday he will step down at the end of the academic year to become a senior research scholar at Yale Law School.

http://is.gd/Wkfdof

At least he's going somewhere where he can't make things worse.

Posted by: Tax Unit 928 at January 31, 2015 09:10 AM (rwI+c)

98 "or uh "the rear?"



Maybe we can work something out.....

Posted by: Tax Collector Barry O. at January 31, 2015 09:10 AM (Qx7bj)

99 Wait was there an ace cooke feud last night? Summary please?

Posted by: SH at January 31, 2015 09:10 AM (78Ffl)

100 " isn't his suboptimal performance as they see it, their fault?"

I was very un-subtle about the difficulty that a parent has motivating a student who knows damn well that the academic threats are nothing but bluster.

Something along the lines of "I'v been telling you guys for seven years to fail his ass....but Noooo."

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at January 31, 2015 09:10 AM (fL+1V)

101 92.
Posted by: 1bulwetweft - smoother than a fresh jar of Skippy at January 31, 2015 09:09 AM (TR90z)


As the father of 3 daughters I completely understand & agree

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at January 31, 2015 09:12 AM (9kWyt)

102 "Better be free & fair trade coffee"

You ever have coffee in a Navy Engine Room?

Yeh.......that.

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at January 31, 2015 09:13 AM (fL+1V)

103 Yeah, I don't even begin to understand how they could make that argument. Do they also believe the disturbance from a butterfly's wings causes hurricanes halfway around the world?
If they want to criticize someone, how about the do-gooders who show up, start giving out food and make the locals dependent on them, and then eventually leave? Is that helpful? More helpful than getting them setup to grow/raise their own food?

****

Like I said, this one is a whole new level of crazy.

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at January 31, 2015 09:13 AM (DmNpO)

104 "You ever have coffee in a Navy Engine Room?"


Extra oily?

Posted by: Ricardo Kill at January 31, 2015 09:14 AM (Qx7bj)

105 Write an article bashing palin for no reason. People come out defending palin and say there is no reason to tear her down like that. Then they say it is the palin supporters who are the really annoying ones.

Posted by: SH at January 31, 2015 09:14 AM (78Ffl)

106 Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at January 31, 2015 09:13 AM (fL+1V)

No, I've never had that privilege

Bet it was yummy

///

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at January 31, 2015 09:15 AM (9kWyt)

107 Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at January 31, 2015 09:10 AM

Don't be too hard on yourself. You cant make kids want to learn, and if the school isn't teaching him, just passing him on so they make their metrics its the lad that's going to suffer. Ask me how I know this....

Posted by: CrotchetyOldJarhead at January 31, 2015 09:15 AM (60Vyp)

108 105 Write an article bashing palin for no reason. People come out defending palin and say there is no reason to tear her down like that. Then they say it is the palin supporters who are the really annoying ones.
Posted by: SH at January 31, 2015 09:14 AM (78Ffl)

You are supposed to shut up because shut up.

Posted by: eman at January 31, 2015 09:15 AM (MQEz6)

109 "Parenting is tough enough regardless, but even tougher if you have
pretty daughters. Amazing number of sick fucks out there (of all ages)."

Found out not long ago that my first child is on the way and I am terrified. If I were to tell my family that I'm fearful of having a girl, they'll just think I'm a dick who desperately wants a son. In reality, I'm afraid of precisely what you've described. My wife is a bombshell who comes from a family filled with bombshells.

Posted by: The Obsidian Owl at January 31, 2015 09:15 AM (0cy7x)

110
Salon.com: Bobby Jindal's public humiliation - Why there's a nasty side to his thirst for power




You know, I'm starting to think Salon just might be a tad biased.




Posted by: Laurie David's Cervix at January 31, 2015 09:16 AM (kdS6q)

111 Hee. I've summoned Empire of Jeff to the vegan thread on twitter.

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at January 31, 2015 09:16 AM (DmNpO)

112 91 Posted by: eman at January 31, 2015 09:08 AM (MQEz6)

They're free to do what they will, I did not get rabid in my defense of Palin...

frankly I feel she is the GOP's version of Obama to a degree, and I am thinking the nation doesn't need more Obama.

That said she *is* a force in the GOP and there is plenty of idiocy in the GOP....

poor Cooke tried to no-sell the "adventures of Senator Palin and Speaker Palin" I lambasted his mockery with...

At any rate there is PLENTY of imbecility in the GOP caucus to spread around...I'm not so sure that flaming Palin is the best move to make given Cooke is likely hoping we nominate Jebba or Chrispy in "the Election of the Womyns" the newsies plan on.

Posted by: Sven S Blade a.k.a. El Assassin@sven10077 at January 31, 2015 09:17 AM (/4AZU)

113 "I fear I have crept back into the top 10s this week and I will make efforts not to do so next week..."


Dude, at this point you ARE the top 10.

Posted by: HH at January 31, 2015 09:17 AM (Ce4DF)

114 104 "You ever have coffee in a Navy Engine Room?"

Oh yeah. Brewed in the 55 cup coffee maker - lasted for two days. The "dregs" were always extra special. But when it was fresh, it was awesome and always tasted better when stirred with a screwdriver or a box wrench.

Ah, the good ol' days.






Posted by: 1bulwetweft - smoother than a fresh jar of Skippy at January 31, 2015 09:17 AM (TR90z)

115 "Bet it was yummy "

That's what we need..

Seeing as we never have gum threads anymore.

Coffee threads.

What do you drink?

How do you prepare it

And what do you prepare it with?



Yes....maybe?

Or do we get gum threads back?

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at January 31, 2015 09:18 AM (fL+1V)

116 I hear an owl....

Posted by: Ricardo Kill at January 31, 2015 09:18 AM (Qx7bj)

117 The OO. I made no bones about it I wanted sons. Be careful what you wish for though.

Posted by: SH at January 31, 2015 09:18 AM (78Ffl)

118 109 "Parenting is tough enough regardless, but even tougher if you have
pretty daughters. Amazing number of sick fucks out there (of all ages)."

Found out not long ago that my first child is on the way and I am terrified. If I were to tell my family that I'm fearful of having a girl, they'll just think I'm a dick who desperately wants a son. In reality, I'm afraid of precisely what you've described. My wife is a bombshell who comes from a family filled with bombshells.
Posted by: The Obsidian Owl at January 31, 2015 09:15 AM (0cy7x)

Congrats!

Yeah, I have two daughters and you have to watch out for assmonkeys, but life ain't always easy.

Posted by: eman at January 31, 2015 09:18 AM (MQEz6)

119 Ah, the good ol' days

Especially the crunchy stuff in the bottom.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy, who did not vote for this sh1t at January 31, 2015 09:20 AM (0HooB)

120 113 Posted by: HH at January 31, 2015 09:17 AM (Ce4DF)

Eh possibly, when I am here I *am* here....

There was one stretch I broke 1200 posts in 2 days..

I had to go to a hilltop and ponder life at that point.

Posted by: Sven S Blade a.k.a. El Assassin@sven10077 at January 31, 2015 09:20 AM (/4AZU)

121 "Parenting is tough enough regardless, but even tougher if you have
pretty daughters. Amazing number of sick fucks out there (of all ages)."

****

Parenting daughters is made more difficult by the people who think they have to parent their sons less.

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at January 31, 2015 09:21 AM (DmNpO)

122 Nevergiveup, that leaves Cole, Hite, and Thatcher as the last surviving Doolittle Raiders.

Cole was Doolittle's co-pilot. So bailed out over a dark China when the plane ran out of fuel.

Hite was one of the eight Raiders captured by the Japanese. While locked in solitary confinement for over three years; three of the eight were murdered by firing squad on trumped up war crimes, one died of malnutrition, DeShazer returned to Japan after the war as a Christian missionary, and Hite himself say his weight plummet to 80lbs.

David Thatcher was the top turret gunner on Ted Lawson's B-25, seventh launched, The Ruptured Duck. After crash off the Chinese coast, it was Thatcher who tended to the grievously injured Lawson and others in crew. Thatcher was also the one who found help.

http://annapuna.blogspot.com/2013/11/a-final-toast.html

I guess I should get framed ASAP the print I bought at the 71st and last Doolittle Raider reunion. Has Cole, Saylor, Thatcher, and Griffin signatures.

Posted by: Anna Puma (+SmuD) at January 31, 2015 09:21 AM (YNFI+)

123 "always tasted better when stirred with a screwdriver or a box wrench."

See...we're out there.

People who understand the subtle nuances of coffee preparation.

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at January 31, 2015 09:21 AM (fL+1V)

124 Posted by: The Obsidian Owl at January 31, 2015 09:15 AM (0cy7x)

Same situation I had. Wife was a stone fox and the girls definitely took after her (whew).

Daughters are 10X harder to raise, no question. (I have one son also). But there's nothing better - a daughter can hook your heart strings tighter than anything else you will EVER experience. You can bet the house that she will wrap you around her little finger, and you will love every second of it. And like your wife, no one will drive you crazier or make you madder.

Posted by: 1bulwetweft - smoother than a fresh jar of Skippy at January 31, 2015 09:21 AM (CzJOg)

125 Yes Palin should be treated with respect like they treat me. Especially at blogs like aos. Thanks for kindness especially from the Palin supporters.

Posted by: Mitt Romney at January 31, 2015 09:22 AM (cNJvW)

126 Please tell me people in Vermont aren't all this stupid:

http://tinyurl.com/q7aul2m

Posted by: Dr. Varno at January 31, 2015 09:23 AM (fIv/H)

127 Lizzy: "Like in Sugar without the -ar."

Shoog? Okay, thanks. I yam slightly less culturally naive.

Yes, I'm that pathetic, useless person out of touch with popular culture that Ace talks about.

Posted by: mindful webworker - just a social construct at January 31, 2015 09:23 AM (1QQfO)

128 they want to criticize someone, how about the do-gooders who show up, start giving out food and make the locals dependent on them, and then eventually leave? Is that helpful?

=======

you can teach man to fish

if he's got wetlands

Posted by: Bigby's Knuckle Sandwich at January 31, 2015 09:23 AM (Cq0oW)

129
And now that's he's Mr Inevitable, the Boston Globe is out with a giant hit piece on Jeb Bush's teenage years:

A classmate, Peter Tibbetts, told The Boston Globe that he smoked marijuana for the first time with Bush in the woods near their dorm at the prestigious Phillips Academy in Andover, Mass. Later, he told the newspaper, he smoked hashish with the future governor while the two of them listened to the song Magic Carpet Ride.

The story comes from a lengthy profile of Bush published by the newspaper that details his time at the private boarding school, which was also attended by his father and brother, Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush. It depicts Bush as a student who struggled with his studies in his early years.

The article also includes stories from students saying Bush, who was tall and physically imposing, was something of a bully as a high schooler. Tibbetts told the Globe that he had helped Bush sew pajama pants belonging to a smaller boy shut so that the boy could not wear them.

http://tinyurl.com/nau3sox



Normally I'd complain about an unfair liberal attack -- but I think not this time. I'll just save a copy for the primaries.

Posted by: Laurie David's Cervix at January 31, 2015 09:23 AM (kdS6q)

130 Daughters are 10X harder to raise, no question. (I have one son also). But there's nothing better - a daughter can hook your heart strings tighter than anything else you will EVER experience. You can bet the house that she will wrap you around her little finger, and you will love every second of it. And like your wife, no one will drive you crazier or make you madder.

Granddaughters too.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy, who did not vote for this sh1t at January 31, 2015 09:23 AM (0HooB)

131 I sold the building my Office is in and the new owner rented the back space first to a loan shark and then he turned around and sold it to "tax preparer" that doens't speak English. And I noticed it was getting cold in the waiting room which borders his space? The fuckin idiot told his worker to shut the hear OFF, not down, but OFF. The poor kid sits there in a winter coat and gloves. I put the heat up and told him his "boss" has to call me. The fuckin pipes will burst. It was in the 40s today back there.!

Posted by: Nevergiveup at January 31, 2015 09:24 AM (LJcWW)

132 I do wish palin would run because it would piss so many off.

Posted by: SH at January 31, 2015 09:24 AM (78Ffl)

133 So this Charles CW Cooke not a future podcast guest

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at January 31, 2015 09:07 AM (9kWyt)


I read Sven's link and a bit more from Ace.

Basically, Ace and Cooke agree.

But, I think we all know that anyway.

Posted by: naturalfake at January 31, 2015 09:24 AM (KBvAm)

134 Coffee: My traditional method was the Italian espresso maker.

No, not those machines where you lock in a cup of grounds and it blows steam through them, you twats. The hourglass shaped thing you put on the stove. Water goes on the bottom, coffee groungs go in the middle, nectar of the gods results on top.

They're hard to maintain, though. These days I use a French press.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at January 31, 2015 09:24 AM (1xUj/)

135 Yes Palin should be treated with respect like they treat me. Especially at blogs like aos. Thanks for kindness especially from the Palin supporters.

*****

I like Palin, but I don't love her. My admiration has waned these past few years but, still, I never had the obsession with her that others have. It's freaky.

It's just as freaky as those who argue for how fierce Obama is but feel the need to defend him at every turn as if he were a child.

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at January 31, 2015 09:25 AM (DmNpO)

136 The world has always had sick fucks. Don't let them steal your joy

Posted by: ThunderB, Sharia Compliance Officer at January 31, 2015 09:25 AM (zOTsN)

137 "What if you hate it, hate yourself for doing it, and, cry in the process? Are absolved of the tax?


Posted by: Ricardo Kill at January 31, 2015 08:58 AM (Qx7bj)"

To not charge the fapping tax in that case would be a subsidy for the Catholic Church.

Posted by: Obnoxious A-Hole at January 31, 2015 09:25 AM (KDbAT)

138 Oh, we men pay. One way or another, we always pay.

Posted by: Bob's House of Flannel Shirts and Wallet Chains at January 31, 2015 08:49 AM (yxw0r)


Had a guy that used to "date" a stripper on his payday weekends. One of the other guys was giving him a hard time about it and he explained it thusly:
D: "I pay about 200 bucks, either in groceries if she feels like staying in or in taking her out if she doesn't, and get anything I want all weekend long. How much do you pay?"

M: "Nothing, I'm married!"

D:"Oh, so she gets ALL of your money."

M:"..."

Me:"BWAHAHAHAHAHA! (he's right, you know)"

Posted by: GGE of the Moron Horde, NC Chapter at January 31, 2015 09:26 AM (6fyGz)

139 125 Posted by: Mitt Romney at January 31, 2015 09:22 AM (cNJvW)

Mitt you had the nomination and power, given you were nigh coronated pushback was to be expected.

Did you notice the majority of the "hatred" you faced yesterday from we the benighted conservatives was "go and be happy Mitt you are a nice and possibly great man just not a great politician?"

Fuck it, I also flamed Reince yesterday telling him that despite my 135 GT in the Army ASVAB there is no way I am a genius as I donated thousands to McCain and Romney and I could have had those losses on the cheap.

Posted by: Sven S Blade a.k.a. El Assassin@sven10077 at January 31, 2015 09:26 AM (/4AZU)

140 It hard to believe that there are still Mitt defenders. I blame him for the last two years of fckups, and preblame him for the next two.

Posted by: toby928(C) at January 31, 2015 09:26 AM (rwI+c)

141 "Please tell me people in Vermont aren't all this stupid: "

OK, I'll take a stab at it.

People in Vermont aren't all this stupid.

How'd I do?


Actually, I have family up there.
And I could see them doing this.

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at January 31, 2015 09:26 AM (fL+1V)

142 "To not charge the fapping tax in that case would be a subsidy for the Catholic Church."



Oh, now you're really trying to get me started.

Posted by: Ricardo Kill at January 31, 2015 09:27 AM (Qx7bj)

143 Huh. I thought there was a spot of bother about that whole one entity owns another entity's labor thingy.

Huh.

Posted by: alexthechick - Oh save us mighty SMOD at January 31, 2015 09:28 AM (IrByp)

144 >>"Billboard Campaign seeks acceptance for gay players


"don't hate the player, hate the game?"

Posted by: Bigby's Knuckle Sandwich at January 31, 2015 09:28 AM (Cq0oW)

145 133 Posted by: naturalfake at January 31, 2015 09:24 AM (KBvAm)

Quite...

There is probably no way we win in 2016 b/c the donks are THIS

http://youtu.be/0vvvPZd6_D8

1984

and the GOP is this

http://youtu.be/Pk7yqlTMvp8

Herding Cats

Ready for HILLARY!

Posted by: Sven S Blade a.k.a. El Assassin@sven10077 at January 31, 2015 09:28 AM (/4AZU)

146 Minimum wage is also a form of price control on labor, which is why those dreaded terms, "wage and price" go together.

The problem is that the concept most people have is that it is seen as a form of economic justice: Labor is supposed to be the basis of value in an Marxist economic regime, but there are laborers who get very little relative value out of it. This makes it morally sound to insist on a floor for prices, no matter what the actual economic reality is. (not all the time, by the way, the unions tout raised MW at times as a minor element in the actual cost of production, but they only give that out to consumers when opponents of raising MW argue that it will raise store pricing)

This whole system is so destructive to people who want to work and do better for themselves and their families. People who are happy to sacrifice today to live much better tomorrow. Instead we have the social engineers trying to make everyone equal and that means people never getting out of minimum wage, never finding sufficient work to better their lives, and the low-end jobs being filled with competent workers who in a sane world would be promoted - but won't be because no business can afford to expand it's labor force because of the cost of labor.

Posted by: kindltot at January 31, 2015 09:28 AM (t//F+)

147 "How'd I do?"


Meh. Not totally convinced.

Posted by: Ricardo Kill at January 31, 2015 09:28 AM (Qx7bj)

148 Hey, kindltot. Thanks for the suggestion about 'Inflation in France'. A good read that, though ominous in it's import.

Posted by: toby928(C) at January 31, 2015 09:29 AM (rwI+c)

149 You talking about the aluminum ones?

Love 'em.

Cause besides Mrs VIAs aluminum one, we also have a glass one shaped like a cross between an hourglass and a dumbbell.

Pain in the butt to use, but delightful to watch in operation.

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at January 31, 2015 09:30 AM (fL+1V)

150 It's controversial but parents should teach their daughters that women have the key to control the actions of men. Men will always go where women allow them to go.

Posted by: Mitt Romney at January 31, 2015 09:30 AM (cNJvW)

151 AlextheChick, I thought there was a whole amendment addressing that matter.

Posted by: Anna Puma (+SmuD) at January 31, 2015 09:31 AM (YNFI+)

152 142 "To not charge the fapping tax in that case would be a subsidy for the Catholic Church."

Won't hit the priests so much.

*grins at RK *

*runs*

Posted by: 1bulwetweft - smoother than a fresh jar of Skippy at January 31, 2015 09:32 AM (TR90z)

153
Coffee, Hah! Two teaspoons of generic store brand instant crystals in a cup of hot water from the tap. I don't have time for all the foll-de-rall, and when I am really in a hurry, two caffeine tablets i bought at the corner gas station where all the truckers get their diesel.

Posted by: Hyper Fennec at January 31, 2015 09:32 AM (Ueq3O)

154 146 Posted by: kindltot at January 31, 2015 09:28 AM (t//F+)

Negative interest rates are an attack on tomorrow...

anyway I am resigned...America's Economist Emeritus is going to be Krugaton for a LONG LONG time b/c our "intellectual betters" keep trying to decide how much of that hemlock milkshake the donkeys sell should be our platform.

Posted by: Sven S Blade a.k.a. El Assassin@sven10077 at January 31, 2015 09:32 AM (/4AZU)

155
I don't even get that tweet - are they saying that milk wouldn't help that starving (assumed) African? That just sick that they would criticize (or limit) the food choices of someone suffering from starvation.








Funny, but just about every vegan/vegetarian I know looks like a white version of that starving African.

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at January 31, 2015 09:33 AM (krgKs)

156 My wife is a bombshell who comes from a family filled with bombshells.


Posted by: The Obsidian Owl at January 31, 2015 09:15 AM (0cy7x)


Daughters are natures way of getting even with us. When my granddaughter was born (daughter's daughter) they put her in her daddy's hands. Son In Law (who I had explained to that he wasn't good enough for her and never would be, nothing personal that's just the way it is)looked down at her then looked up at me and said "I understand completely now..."

Posted by: GGE of the Moron Horde, NC Chapter at January 31, 2015 09:33 AM (6fyGz)

157 Bacon, eggs and toast for breakfast, which I cooked myself, thereby depriving some poor chef of his wages. Dishes, which I washed myself, thereby depriving an illegal alien of his wages. And now, I need to work on my kitchen faucet, thereby depriving a plumber of the hundred dollars he would have otherwise earned doing $5 dollars worth of work. I am cheating the government BIG TIME today.

Posted by: huerfano at January 31, 2015 09:34 AM (bAGA/)

158 Please tell me people in Vermont aren't all this stupid:

http://tinyurl.com/q7aul2m

Posted by: Dr. Varno at January 31, 2015 09:23 AM (fIv/H)

Wow....maybe that helps explain Howard Dean and Bernie Sanders.

Posted by: BignJames at January 31, 2015 09:34 AM (HtUkt)

159 "
It hard to believe that there are still Mitt defenders."


Certainly not a Mitt defender but I will say a few things. Decent man by all accounts. Did some silly political stuff as MassHole Governor. Seemed to let a totally winnable POTUS election slip through his hands. Bewildering.

I would take him as POTUS over the last 4 years rather than what's currently infesting the place. But, he don't need another chance.

Posted by: Ricardo Kill at January 31, 2015 09:34 AM (Qx7bj)

160 More on the Doolittle Raiders. It has not been updated to reflect the passing Saylor yet.

http://doolittleraider.com/

Posted by: Anna Puma (+SmuD) at January 31, 2015 09:35 AM (YNFI+)

161 Avenge me! Aveeenge me!

Posted by: Opportunity Cost at January 31, 2015 09:35 AM (Cq0oW)

162 >>"Please tell me people in Vermont aren't all this stupid: "

Eh, that seems like a 'mock the woodchucks (locals)' piece.
My liberal MIL retired to VT and she's annoyed by the neighbor who *gasp* snowmobiles all over the place and *grimace* hangs dead deer he's shot from the porch.

Posted by: Lizzy at January 31, 2015 09:35 AM (ABcz/)

163 I am in favor of killing all animal life on this planet feeding the carcasses to the Volcano Gods.

That way the 3d world can engage in their natural state of photosynthesis for their caloric needs.

Posted by: Sven S Blade a.k.a. El Assassin@sven10077 at January 31, 2015 09:35 AM (/4AZU)

164 >>>I don't even get that tweet - are they saying that milk wouldn't help that starving (assumed) African?<<<<

Outrage over the injustice of lactose intolerance, maybe?

Posted by: the guy that moves pianos for a living... at January 31, 2015 09:36 AM (M6Vhk)

165
It hard to believe that there are still Mitt defenders.
Posted by: toby928(C)



The favorite here yesterday was the post that said it was unfair to judge Mitt as a Conservative candidate by his liberal gyrations and inability to win elections.

We should rather focus on his Winter Olympics -- funded by something like a billion dollars in Federal handouts.

Or something. Tres amuse.

Posted by: Laurie David's Cervix at January 31, 2015 09:36 AM (kdS6q)

166 Posted by: kindltot at January 31, 2015 09:28 AM (t//F+)

I'm convinced that a big reason we aren't competitive anymore is the Grand Canyon-sized pay gap between the head honchos of most businesses and their regular employees. I wonder how much IBM's preezy makes? Doesn't look like whoever that is is willing to take a pay cut.

Mega-brazillionaires who get multimillion dollar salaries have priced themselves out of the market and now want low-wage foreign workers. The greedy bastards (almost all Dims/Progs these days) are proving some of the bad things about capitalism.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy, who did not vote for this sh1t at January 31, 2015 09:37 AM (0HooB)

167 Dr. Varno: "Please tell me people in Vermont aren't all this stupid: http://tinyurl.com/q7aul2m"

Oh, dear. That's sad. When Dan Quayle said that they speak Latin in Latin America, he was being a true representative of the people.

(He never did, per Snopes.)
http://www.snopes.com/politics/quotes/quayle.asp

Posted by: mindful webworker - is a terrible thing to waste at January 31, 2015 09:37 AM (1QQfO)

168 I named my box truck at work Ruptured Duck.

Nobody else gets it.

Posted by: the guy that moves pianos for a living... at January 31, 2015 09:38 AM (M6Vhk)

169 "I am cheating the government BIG TIME today."


You sir are a racist, hater, tea-bagger, 1%, rapist.

Posted by: Ricardo Kill at January 31, 2015 09:40 AM (Qx7bj)

170 74 http://tinyurl.com/p2u8q9z

"Here's the tail end of my mocking Cooke."


I'm glad there is someone mocking that asshole.

I don't do Twitter for the same reason I don't do crack - I know I would like it too much.

When it comes to Palin, Ace and Cooke are both looking for the same approving nods from the wannabe elitists at the coffee shop.

Posted by: jwest at January 31, 2015 09:41 AM (9ZZd+)

171 "
I named my box truck at work Ruptured Duck."


Awesome.

Posted by: Ricardo Kill at January 31, 2015 09:41 AM (Qx7bj)

172 Romney is yesterday's news. Decent man who makes a funny noise when he speaks, but let's move on

Posted by: Nevergiveup at January 31, 2015 09:42 AM (LJcWW)

173 Mega-brazillionaires who get multimillion dollar salaries have
priced themselves out of the market and now want low-wage foreign
workers. The greedy bastards (almost all Dims/Progs these days) are
proving some of the bad things about capitalism.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy, who did not vote for this sh1t at January 31, 2015 09:37 AM (0HooB)


I don't begrudge a successful CEO his salary, after all if they are successful they are making their company lots of money which means the employees are well paid and getting their bonuses and the investors are getting a good return. What I hate is the ones who run their companies into the ground and then get the golden parachute. I guess at some point it's cheaper to pay them to leave.

Posted by: GGE of the Moron Horde, NC Chapter at January 31, 2015 09:43 AM (6fyGz)

174 Posted by: Sven S Blade a.k.a. El Assassin@sven10077 at January 31, 2015 09:28 AM (/4AZU)

Well, here's the dealio.

All of these Big Brains(TM) can't seem to see, that everything is not one thing, which is a simple lesson the Dims learned long ago.

I more or less consider, at this point in the game, that Palin should be our sides' Al Sharpton.

Al talks stupidly, acts stupidly. By any objective measure he is a clown.

However, Sharpton is also very very effective at motivating a large group of Democrat voters.

So, the Democrat party embraces him-

because he can help them win elections.

I'm sure there are many Democrats who find Sharpton's stupidity and greasy opportunism -

oh-so-painful-dear-boy-bring-me-my-fainting-couch

but he helps them win elections

so they put on a good public face towards him.


Throwing away a weapon like Palin is simply stupid.

Even if you find her déclassé *sniff, sniff*


I hope Perry or Cruz can find a way to use her in their quest for the White House.

Properly applied, she could definitely help either of them win.


Shorter version - you don't throw away effective weapons.

Posted by: naturalfake at January 31, 2015 09:43 AM (KBvAm)

175
I like Charlie Cooke, but he can be exasperatingly wrong from time to time. Heart's in the right place, most of his opinions have an interesting and logical intellectual basis, but he's young, lives/works in NYC and Euro-raised. Hard to get over those disadvantages.

A year or so of living in a free state would go a long way towards bringing him fully to the Dark Side.

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at January 31, 2015 09:43 AM (krgKs)

176 170 Posted by: jwest at January 31, 2015 09:41 AM (9ZZd+)

Well I'll even mock Ace on twitter when warranted, frankly I hope he is just getting his AP on and rattling cages.

Cooke VERY much is like Andi Sully in wanting liberal pats on the head as a kept "conservative."

He makes a living doing what I have done in way too much volume for way too many years.

If we get this Butte assignment I am very seriously considering not getting broadband and quitting the web except for bill payment and I can do that via the phone.

My ideas and views are evidently so tedious and onerous they are unworthy of even feigned consideration by my party, and I have paid ~ the value of my house to not be indulged.

If I wanted that much frustration without any gratification I could hire a hot nun to lapdance for me.

Posted by: Sven S Blade a.k.a. El Assassin@sven10077 at January 31, 2015 09:45 AM (/4AZU)

177 I'm bored out of my mind. 2 more bullshit patients and 4 of the hygienist. I want out of here. Mail will probably also suck today

Posted by: Nevergiveup at January 31, 2015 09:46 AM (LJcWW)

178 If government is entitled to a tax on all of you labor;
And doing work yourself that you could pay others for is stealing taxes from the government;
Then--Work (for others/government) shall make you Free

Posted by: RoyalOil at January 31, 2015 09:47 AM (5yHi1)

179 NOt even a good troll to bust

Posted by: Nevergiveup at January 31, 2015 09:47 AM (LJcWW)

180 "You ever have coffee in a Navy Engine Room?



Yeh.......that.

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at January 31, 2015 09:13 AM (fL+1V)"

No, but I have had coffee on Navy bases. Back when I was a young sprout going through a multiservice training program on a Navy base, The coffee pot was empty so when I went to make coffee and saw how wretched and disgusting the inside of the thing was I started to clean it. A couple of sailors came in and were horrified to see what I was doing. They claimed that it was an abomination and they took the pieces from me, bravely holding back the tears as they put the clean components back together and made a new batch of coffee.

Recently I was doing some work on a Navy base. After the first day, I always brought a thermos of my own coffee. Navy traditions like rum, sodomy and the lash may be gone but the tradition of vile coffee lives on.

Posted by: Obnoxious A-Hole at January 31, 2015 09:48 AM (KDbAT)

181 174 Posted by: naturalfake at January 31, 2015 09:43 AM (KBvAm)

Quite, I am slowly accepting that the Right leaning "smart commentariat" is essentially Potsie from Happy Days....

they just want Fonzie to like them and not be seen as ralph Malph by them....that's you and I in their eyes...

Victory doesn't even enter into the equation WRT actually offering an alternative.

Palin for better or worse and actually better and worse is simply a PAC leader and voice of a portion of the tea party caucus....

the GOP mega-minds hate their caucus.

I hate paying to be hated.

The merry-go-round broke down somewhere.

Posted by: Sven S Blade a.k.a. El Assassin@sven10077 at January 31, 2015 09:48 AM (/4AZU)

182 Naturalfake, Palin is also irresistible for the press. They can't not cover her. Which works well with her ability to boil down an issue to a simple message or graphic, such as with her death panels comment or photo of her w/Chick-fil-A takeout.

Why would you not use her to take potshots at the Democrat nominee and Obama's failed policies, drawing fire away from the Republican candidate? It's not like she can't take it.

Posted by: Lizzy at January 31, 2015 09:48 AM (ABcz/)

183 Just put this up on Facebook. Lt. Col. Ed Saylor at the 71st Reunion. Now I am glad I got to shake his hand and say thank you.

http://tinyurl.com/lodrbrr

Posted by: Anna Puma (+SmuD) at January 31, 2015 09:48 AM (YNFI+)

184 Oh FFS not this shit again. I'm sure that by now Sarah Palin rues the day she ever answered that phone call from John McCain.

Posted by: GGE of the Moron Horde, NC Chapter at January 31, 2015 09:49 AM (6fyGz)

185 These people are the enemy.

Posted by: Feh at January 31, 2015 09:49 AM (g/zj9)

186 175 Posted by: IllTemperedCur at January 31, 2015 09:43 AM (krgKs)

Cooke has no desire to do so my friend, Ace at least harbored and indulged us the fantasy of his visiting Texas for an extended time...

Cooke while not an evil person has no need to understand the majority of the party carrying his perhaps feigned ideology.


Posted by: Sven S Blade a.k.a. El Assassin@sven10077 at January 31, 2015 09:50 AM (/4AZU)

187 "but the tradition of vile coffee lives on."

You shut your whore mouth!!!!!








J/K

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at January 31, 2015 09:50 AM (fL+1V)

188 Posted by: Nevergiveup at January 31, 2015 09:46 AM (LJcWW)

It's 5:00pm somewhere!

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at January 31, 2015 09:50 AM (Zu3d9)

189 Posted by: Lizzy at January 31, 2015 09:48 AM (ABcz/)

Exactly.

Posted by: naturalfake at January 31, 2015 09:50 AM (KBvAm)

190 "177
I'm bored out of my mind. 2 more bullshit patients and 4 of the
hygienist. I want out of here. Mail will probably also suck today

Posted by: Nevergiveup at January 31, 2015 09:46 AM (LJcWW)"

Career not as glamorous as it seemed on the Island of Misfit Toys?

Posted by: Obnoxious A-Hole at January 31, 2015 09:50 AM (KDbAT)

191 Squeaking of Sarah Palin, Milady and I finished watching Undefeated last night. (Finished, I say, as it took us about three sittings in our crazy life.) Good flick. Gave me back some of the respect for Palin that had become abraded from hanging out here.

Undefeated (for $3) on YouTube:

http://youtu.be/EcIRbdVgm5k

Posted by: mindful webworker - rattles the bars at January 31, 2015 09:51 AM (1QQfO)

192
I don't begrudge a successful CEO his salary, after all if they are successful they are making their company lots of money which means the employees are well paid and getting their bonuses and the investors are getting a good return. What I hate is the ones who run their companies into the ground and then get the golden parachute. I guess at some point it's cheaper to pay them to leave.

Posted by: GGE of the Moron Horde, NC Chapter at January 31, 2015 09:43 AM (6fyGz)








This.

The income disparity argument re: CEO/employees is frankly, bullshit. The money isn't the problem, problem is the motivation/performance of said CEO.

I get a perverse amount of pleasure in pointing out that WalMart's CEO makes about $30M a year, and if you spread that annual salary around to WalMart's 3M employees, that'd be.......

*math math math, Cur takes slippers off to count above 10*

.........a WHOLE $10 PER YEAR PER EMPLOYEE.

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at January 31, 2015 09:51 AM (krgKs)

193
Posted by: The Obsidian Owl at January 31, 2015 09:15 AM (0cy7x)

Congrats!

Yeah, I have two daughters and you have to watch out for assmonkeys, but life ain't always easy.

Posted by: eman at January 31, 2015

Congrats on child to be.
I have daughters
Wouldn't trade them for sons
Knew they were going to be girls in my gut
Never had any tests etc
Most important thing is they come out healthy and alive

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at January 31, 2015 09:53 AM (hcfn1)

194 Now that we live in the Keurig era, I wonder if Navy chiefs' coffee mugs still have that quarter inch of brown funk on the inside. I liked to etch bad things into the residue.

Posted by: All Hail Eris at January 31, 2015 09:56 AM (KH1sk)

195 I think we have to accept that labor costs in the US are always going to be high so we should try to reduce costs elsewhere, like tax burdens and energy prices. Unfortunately, our current bout of societal insanity prevents that.

Posted by: the guy that moves pianos for a living... at January 31, 2015 09:59 AM (M6Vhk)

196 Now that we live in the Keurig era, I wonder if Navy
chiefs' coffee mugs still have that quarter inch of brown funk on the
inside. I liked to etch bad things into the residue.



Posted by: All Hail Eris at January 31, 2015 09:56 AM (KH1sk)


Had a kid that carefully taped the sides of the chief's mug and then scrubbed the bottom with a greenie meanie until it was spotless. Then he brought the chief some coffee first thing in the morning.

Hilarity ensued.

Posted by: GGE of the Moron Horde, NC Chapter at January 31, 2015 09:59 AM (6fyGz)

197 If it's "labor" that gets taxed, then most of my co-workers, past and present, would be living tax-free.

What a maroon.

Posted by: Turd Ferguson at January 31, 2015 10:00 AM (VAsIq)

198 So, help a cultural recluse out here. How do you pronounce "Suge"?

Like "Sewage" I think, but downplay the W

Posted by: kindltot at January 31, 2015 10:00 AM (t//F+)

199 92.
Posted by: 1bulwetweft - smoother than a fresh jar of Skippy at January 31, 2015 09:09 AM (TR90z)

It's important to set the tone correctly when you meet your daughter's date for the first time. Something like:

"I know you'll be very considerate and take good care of my daughter, young man. And remember, I have a gun, a shovel, and a lot of land..."


Posted by: bofh at January 31, 2015 10:01 AM (ggyaL)

200
Had a kid that carefully taped the sides of the chief's mug and then scrubbed the bottom with a greenie meanie until it was spotless. Then he brought the chief some coffee first thing in the morning.

Hilarity ensued.

Posted by: GGE of the Moron Horde, NC Chapter at January 31, 2015 09:59 AM (6fyGz)









Taped the inside of the cup, scrubbing out the bottom? Oh, that's funny.

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at January 31, 2015 10:01 AM (krgKs)

201 I thought it was SooJay.

Posted by: the guy that moves pianos for a living... at January 31, 2015 10:02 AM (M6Vhk)

202 Palin should run for Governor of California.

She certainly would lose, but CA needs such a race to happen,

It would be revealing..

Posted by: eman at January 31, 2015 10:02 AM (MQEz6)

203 Let me guess GGE for the rest of the cruise he was called Spuds?

Posted by: Anna Puma (+SmuD) at January 31, 2015 10:02 AM (YNFI+)

204 Posted by: GGE of the Moron Horde, NC Chapter at January 31, 2015 09:59 AM (6fyGz)
--------
That's brilliant!

There's always that one Suzy Homemaker who thinks she's doing the chief or LPO a favor by scrubbing his cup out. And the chief always reacts like an enraged silverback.

Posted by: All Hail Eris at January 31, 2015 10:03 AM (KH1sk)

205 This is yet another example that collectivism is immoral. Collectivism robs some of the fruit of their labor, creates infantilism and dependency in others, and requires a ruling class to decide on the redistribution of wealth.

Posted by: Retired Buckeye Cop is now an engineer at January 31, 2015 10:03 AM (wQYNW)

206 I had to go to a hilltop and ponder life at that point.
Posted by: Sven S Blade a.k.a. El Assassin@sven10077 at January 31, 2015 09:20 AM (/4AZU)


Did Matt Yglesias or someone from HuffPo come by and offer you the world if you would just blog for them?

Posted by: kindltot at January 31, 2015 10:04 AM (t//F+)

207 Collectivism robs some of the fruit of their labor, creates infantilism and dependency in others, and requires a ruling class to decide on the redistribution of wealth.

-----

But it's cool, as long as it's Republicans deciding the redistribution, right, fellas?

Posted by: Jeb at January 31, 2015 10:04 AM (VAsIq)

208 What I can't understand, and probably what Palin can't understand either, is why people who supposedly are on the same side go out of their way to take shots at her.

Here are people with no real accomplishments like Cooke (and Ace) who, in order to make themselves look and feel more intelligent use every opportunity to run down Palin.

I've never taken on an entrenched, corrupt political machine in my state and won, nor have I ever faced off with rooms full of the highest paid oil interest lawyers (and won again), but I don't feel the need to degrade her to compensate for that. Apparently they, and a lot of other conservative writers, believe the path to pundit fame and fortune is outlined with flame balls thrown at Palin.

Posted by: jwest at January 31, 2015 10:04 AM (9ZZd+)

209 Posted by: Retired Buckeye Cop is now an engineer at January 31, 2015 10:03 AM (wQYNW)

Well, if you put it that way it doesn't sound so good.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at January 31, 2015 10:05 AM (Zu3d9)

210 205 Posted by: Retired Buckeye Cop is now an engineer at January 31, 2015 10:03 AM (wQYNW)

for liberalism to be the correct method of governance a person has to read "Lord of the Flies" and see an uplifting comedy...

Politics becomes a game of "which tribe wields the pie cutter"...

Democrat policy will have us a ~ 30% minority by 2050...

"sweet dreams"

Posted by: Sven S Blade a.k.a. El Assassin@sven10077 at January 31, 2015 10:05 AM (/4AZU)

211 >>>But it's cool, as long as it's Republicans deciding the redistribution, right, fellas?

Naturally.

Posted by: John Boehner, sober at this time of day at January 31, 2015 10:05 AM (VAsIq)

212 A man's coffee cup is his castle.

Posted by: eman at January 31, 2015 10:06 AM (MQEz6)

213 All right. Gun time.


Hasta.

Posted by: Ricardo Kill at January 31, 2015 10:06 AM (o90mc)

214 Go away Jeb, you bothering the vultures.

Posted by: Anna Puma (+SmuD) at January 31, 2015 10:06 AM (YNFI+)

215 A man's coffee cup is his castle.

A man's athletic cup is his fortress.

Posted by: Turd Ferguson at January 31, 2015 10:07 AM (VAsIq)

216 Posted by: GGE of the Moron Horde, NC Chapter at January 31, 2015 09:59 AM (6fyGz)

Care to elaborate on why exactly it's funny?

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at January 31, 2015 10:07 AM (Zu3d9)

217 206 Posted by: kindltot at January 31, 2015 10:04 AM (t//F+)

Nah, hell if there *were* a way to make a living tweeting and posting I'd be a star.

I don't flatter myself that the majority of my offerings are anything spectacular, and I know I am best tolerated by even a majority here.

I used to be quite capable of putting on my dancing shoes and penning decent missives, but my frustration has boiled up so hard the last eight years I suspect I have lost any humor I had and likely a big part of my ability to persuade.

I need to get my soul back.

Posted by: Sven S Blade a.k.a. El Assassin@sven10077 at January 31, 2015 10:07 AM (/4AZU)

218 "199
92.

Posted by: 1bulwetweft - smoother than a fresh jar of Skippy at January 31, 2015 09:09 AM (TR90z)

It's important to set the tone correctly when you meet your daughter's date for the first time. Something like:

"I
know you'll be very considerate and take good care of my daughter,
young man. And remember, I have a gun, a shovel, and a lot of land..."




Posted by: bofh at January 31, 2015 10:01 AM (ggyaL)"

I always modeled my first meeting with daughters' dates on this bit of cinematic advice:

http://youtu.be/HZjQFj0vUrY


Posted by: Obnoxious A-Hole at January 31, 2015 10:08 AM (KDbAT)

219
Oh, and over at NRO:

The U.S. Army has deleted a tweet that used the term "chinks" in armor after people freaked out that the same word can be used in a completely different context as a racial slur against people of Chinese descent.

"Chinks in special ops digital and physical armor poses challenges, experts say," the tweet read, followed by a link to a news release about how terrorists using social media has left a hole our countrys defenses.



An outraged tweet storm then occurred, followed by our first line of defense folding.

Posted by: Laurie David's Cervix at January 31, 2015 10:09 AM (kdS6q)

220 NOOD

Dave is sharing the things inside his head, again

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at January 31, 2015 10:09 AM (fL+1V)

221 I asked this yesterday. I am thinking of getting a Taurus duo tone 1911 with a punisher compensator and then grips with the the Punisher symbol on them.

Looks cool as hell to me.

Or is it ghey?

Posted by: blaster at January 31, 2015 10:11 AM (Rx8ML)

222 221 Posted by: blaster at January 31, 2015 10:11 AM (Rx8ML)

What is of prime importance is function/reliability...

the bells and whistles are 3d behind ammo availability.

Posted by: Sven S Blade a.k.a. El Assassin@sven10077 at January 31, 2015 10:11 AM (/4AZU)

223 Hey, kindltot. Thanks for the suggestion about 'Inflation in France'. A good read that, though ominous in it's import.

Posted by: toby928(C) at January 31, 2015 09:29 AM (rwI+c)


My pleasure Toby.

You can also look up The Vampire Economy by Guenter Reimann, One version at Amazon and another at the Mises.org bookstore. Neither of them are free, though.

OK, I think the Mises PDF /EPUB is free

Posted by: kindltot at January 31, 2015 10:14 AM (t//F+)

224 CEO pay

Blame the board. They set the compensation and the parachute if any.

Posted by: ThunderB, Sharia Compliance Officer at January 31, 2015 10:14 AM (zOTsN)

225 If it's a publically held company it's also up to the shareholders. You can't blame Obama if you voted for him

Posted by: ThunderB, Sharia Compliance Officer at January 31, 2015 10:15 AM (zOTsN)

226 But it's cool, as long as it's Republicans deciding the redistribution, right, fellas?

Posted by: Jeb at January 31, 2015 10:04 AM (VAsIq)


Which is why I no longer consider myself a Republican and despise 99.9999999% of the party's politicians. Of course, I hate the donkey party with the heat of a thousand suns, so there's that.

However, the GOPe are responding to what they perceive a majority of the voters want (I'm not so certain that the pols are wrong). But Uncle Sugar is broke and the wheels are coming off the Big Gubmint bus. In a perverse way, I think the existential threat of the Mohammadans is what is going to break the back of the Progressives' dream of a transnational Socialist utopia. Who says God doesn't have a flair for the ironic?

Posted by: Retired Buckeye Cop is now an engineer at January 31, 2015 10:21 AM (wQYNW)

227 @ blaster. On the Punisher themed gun. Do you also wear Spiderman Underoos? I mean, doing up a perfectly fine gun, in a 12 year old's wet-dream of a cartoon badass..... specifically does not say "badass", but rather, the opposite.

Yeah, I'm sure there's some SEAL or USMC Recon Scout out there who enjoys the same logo being on his gear. More power to him, too, as he can likely back-up the meme of the theme, and then some.

It's like if I put a "43" sticker on my car, and wanted everyone to think of Richard Petty when they see my smooth ride. Uh huh.

IF you want to truly personalize a gun? Your 1911? Spend the money on quality parts and/or gunsmithing. Something like having Turnbull do a flame-blue on all the through-pins, thumb and grip safety, and slide release.

Or similarly, invest in a Kart match-barrel, with fitted bushing. Or Heinie "Straight-Eight" sights.

Back in the late '60s, guys would put "STP" stickers on their cars. It didn't make 'em go any faster. Only stuff from Holley, Edlebrock, Thrush and others, did that.

/rant



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at January 31, 2015 10:23 AM (RzZOc)

228 I need to get my soul back.
Posted by: Sven S Blade a.k.a. El Assassin@sven10077 at January 31, 2015 10:07 AM (/4AZU)


I was making a play on Matthew 4:8 -4:9:

"Again, the devil took Him to a very high mountain and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world..."

It is a classic alliteration. My head is full of this dross, like a PG Wodehouse book but with less humor.

Posted by: kindltot at January 31, 2015 10:27 AM (t//F+)

229 228 Posted by: kindltot at January 31, 2015 10:27 AM (t//F+)

Ah point taken...almost like "The Satanic verses"...

heh "no" just the wind

Posted by: Sven S Blade a.k.a. El Assassin@sven10077 at January 31, 2015 10:52 AM (/4AZU)

230 BaBaBooey to you all

Posted by: boiling frog at January 31, 2015 12:12 PM (qQk+U)

231 Ever wonder if Ace keeps that Tyson/Palin video Daily Caller ran for private moments?

Posted by: richard mcenroe at January 31, 2015 06:23 PM (XO6WW)

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