Overnight Open Thread (26 Mar 2016)

One would be naive to think that this is only going to happen in Europe. Raids uncover evidence of Europe-wide jihadist cell. Meanwhile, Obama reiterates his desire to admit 100,000 "refugees".

Ship Names

Yes, it's one of those stories again. Should we name a carrier the USS Barack Obama? My short answer? No. In fact, I'd like to do away with naming any ship after a politician. And why Obama? His foreign policy is in shambles. We're losing wars we either had won or should be winning and frankly, if you have Marines scrounging through museums for F-18 spare parts, you kinda don't deserve a ship named after you.

Earf Day

Now they want you to not drive your car on Earf Day. Guess I'll have to leave my car running all day long in addition to having every light on.

How To Make Your Own Mini Rocket

Healthy Lifestyle

Only 2.7% of US adults meet all four criteria for a healthy lifestyle. I think the moron lifestyle is better which is largely have something to drink, something to eat, don't wear pants, and fap when appropriate for exercise.

2016 Quadmire

Draft retired Marine General Mattis? Oh man, that would be pretty awesome.

Eviliver - The Last Of The Mohicans

One of you morons recommended this awesome cover. I forgot who though.

Antarctica

Think you can cross Antarctica?

Words We Don't Have

There are at least 216 foreign words for positive emotional states and concepts that we don't have in English.

College Students Today

Oh my God. Our youngins are a bunch of pussies. The University of Wisconsin-Madison to hire more counselors to help students cope with microaggressions.

Cat Video

Tonight's ONT brought to you by drinkware shapes and uses:

Top cat pic via.

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1 First?

Posted by: DangerGirl and her 1.21 gigawatt Sanity Prod at March 26, 2016 08:54 PM (+eR2D)

2 Yessssssss!!!!!

Posted by: DangerGirl and her 1.21 gigawatt Sanity Prod at March 26, 2016 08:54 PM (+eR2D)

3 Woot woot ONT

Thanks DG

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at March 26, 2016 08:55 PM (voOPb)

4 Water bottle lol

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at March 26, 2016 08:56 PM (voOPb)

5 Great content, CDR M--thanks!

Posted by: JQ Flyover at March 26, 2016 08:57 PM (044Fx)

6 g'evenin', 'rons

Posted by: AltonJackson at March 26, 2016 08:57 PM (KCxzN)

7 Table of Privilege and Oppression

A handy-dandy table of oppression given out by a school assembly claims that "Kyriarchs" can never be oppressed because they are defined as not being targeted by such things as racism or sexism. Even if they are targeted, they are not "targeted" by definition.

More: http://politicalhat.com/?p=11180

Posted by: The Political Hat at March 26, 2016 08:57 PM (vBeA5)

8 Good stuff CDR M

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at March 26, 2016 08:58 PM (voOPb)

9 Was waiting and watching the TenCommandments Commandments, Heston was screwing up and got the Jews to have to make bricks without straw.

Posted by: Skip at March 26, 2016 08:58 PM (fizMZ)

10 Howdy, y'all!!!

Posted by: cthulhu at March 26, 2016 08:58 PM (EzgxV)

11 dts is a real symptom.

Posted by: looking for clicks ace at March 26, 2016 08:58 PM (AG7GB)

12 I think I saw a pussy cat a creeping up on me
Hmmmmmmmmmm

Posted by: Skip at March 26, 2016 09:00 PM (fizMZ)

13 Plastic Water Bottle - If you put vodka in one of these you can get drunk at work.




I worked with a guy who did just that. Drunk by 9 am every day

Posted by: TheQuietMan at March 26, 2016 09:00 PM (45oDG)

14 Excellent content CDR M. If ya like that kinda thing.

Evening Hooooooorde!

Posted by: BCochran1981 - Credible Hulk at March 26, 2016 09:00 PM (GEICT)

15 Quadmire?

Posted by: Bertram Cabot Jr. at March 26, 2016 09:00 PM (FkBIv)

16 Well if I want to see the end of this thread is better hit the hay.
Good night horde

Posted by: Skip at March 26, 2016 09:01 PM (fizMZ)

17 Guess I should read the content...

Posted by: DangerGirl and her 1.21 gigawatt Sanity Prod at March 26, 2016 09:02 PM (+eR2D)

18 USS Barack Obama: Building a Future Aircraft Carrier





Is it going to look very gay and never attack our enemies?

Posted by: TheQuietMan at March 26, 2016 09:03 PM (45oDG)

19 There must some new but insignificant small craft without any armament that could be named the USS Barak the Weak American

Posted by: Skip at March 26, 2016 09:04 PM (fizMZ)

20 Heh, I think I'll use the water bottle tip.

Posted by: no good deed at March 26, 2016 09:04 PM (GgxVX)

21 Goodnight Skip.
I guess all the firsts! wore you out early.
Sleep like a baby.

What does that mean anyway? I thought babies kept their parents up all night.

Posted by: L, Elle at March 26, 2016 09:05 PM (2x3L+)

22 If I were drunk by 9am, I could never do my job.

Posted by: DangerGirl and her 1.21 gigawatt Sanity Prod at March 26, 2016 09:05 PM (+eR2D)

23 17 Guess I should read the content...
Posted by: DangerGirl and her 1.21 gigawatt Sanity Prod at March 26, 2016 09:02 PM (+eR2D)

Reading is overrated

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at March 26, 2016 09:05 PM (voOPb)

24 Hmmm...

General Mattis for president.

He'd have the military/vet vote.

No doubt.

Posted by: SMFH while circling the drain... at March 26, 2016 09:05 PM (rlfds)

25 Draft General James Mattoon Scott.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot Jr. at March 26, 2016 09:05 PM (FkBIv)

26 I drink my drinks out of a double rocks glass. Fuck you, that's why.

Posted by: DangerGirl and her 1.21 gigawatt Sanity Prod at March 26, 2016 09:06 PM (+eR2D)

27 Watching the worst movie ever with the wife. It's hilariously bad.

Posted by: BCochran1981 - Credible Hulk at March 26, 2016 09:06 PM (GEICT)

28
Name an aircraft carrier after Barack Obama and then use it to launch devastating air strikes all over the Middle East, menace China back to a 3- mile perimeter of its shore, accidentally ram San Francisco a couple of times, and do whatever damage it can to Russia. Keep yelling "Hail the war machine, bringer of death, object of victory, wielder of American military might, threat to Islamic tyrants and Chinese commies, BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA!"

And maybe steal some Dixie Chicks tune and substitute some lyrics about BARACK OBAMA the mighty avenger of the American cause.

After that, mass-market some sort of deep-fried bacon-wrapped chocolate eclair with butter sauce and call it the Michelle Obama. Make it a staple in school lunch programs.

Posted by: iforgot at March 26, 2016 09:06 PM (5o5ek)

29 Hiya, fappers. Nice ONT, CDR M.

Posted by: Insomniac - Pale Horse/Death 2016 at March 26, 2016 09:07 PM (0mRoj)

30 That sucking sound you hear is the sound of more jobs leaving Cali to better parts, maybe Texas.

@cbellantoni
Breaking: Lawmakers have struck a deal on raising California's minimum wage to $15

Posted by: Thrawn at March 26, 2016 09:07 PM (s87AC)

31 I have red, white, brandy, and goblet (well balloon ) and rocks glasses (not shown idiot poster maker)

Posted by: Skip at March 26, 2016 09:07 PM (fizMZ)

32 27 Watching the worst movie ever with the wife. It's hilariously bad.
Posted by: BCochran1981 - Credible Hulk at March 26, 2016 09:06 PM (GEICT)

Chairman of the Board?

Posted by: Thrawn at March 26, 2016 09:07 PM (s87AC)

33 Movie name BC

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at March 26, 2016 09:07 PM (voOPb)

34 Nothing beats the original Last of the Mohicans song. Just a baddass scene with a badass song.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 09:08 PM (pUDQf)

35 Watching the worst movie ever with the wife. It's hilariously bad.

Posted by: BCochran1981 - Credible Hulk at March 26, 2016 09:06 PM (GEICT)
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Is this a guessing game?

Posted by: DangerGirl and her 1.21 gigawatt Sanity Prod at March 26, 2016 09:09 PM (+eR2D)

36 California: where "Atlas Shrugged" is a how-to manual.

Posted by: boulder terlit hobo at March 26, 2016 09:09 PM (6FqZa)

37 Is this a guessing game?


Posted by: DangerGirl and her 1.21 gigawatt Sanity Prod at March 26, 2016 09:09 PM (+eR2D)

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Gettin' meta this early in the thread?

Posted by: iforgot at March 26, 2016 09:10 PM (5o5ek)

38 This is what I get for reading and watching before commenting.

Posted by: First-Rate Political Hack at March 26, 2016 09:10 PM (pQgsb)

39 Naked. Lady. Glasses. from the bar where I used to work.... heh.


Posted by: JQ Flyover at March 26, 2016 09:10 PM (044Fx)

40 DG,

Here's the banana pudding recipe that got willowed:

http://www.serenabakessimplyfromscratch.com/2014/06/banana-pudding-cheesecake-sundaysupper.html

Posted by: SMFH while circling the drain... at March 26, 2016 09:10 PM (rlfds)

41 27 Watching the worst movie ever with the wife. It's hilariously bad.


Avatar?

Posted by: Puddleglum at March 26, 2016 09:11 PM (NGd+i)

42 Sure, name a vessel after King Blahblah O'Narcissist.

Just be sure to let the paint dry before you scuttle it.

Posted by: weft cut-loop at March 26, 2016 09:11 PM (A/3fN)

43 Sapped. Will. To. Live.

Posted by: whatmeworry? at March 26, 2016 09:11 PM (dZGNV)

44 Posted by: DangerGirl and her 1.21 gigawatt Sanity Prod at March 26, 2016 09:09 PM (+eR2D)

So... Does her have a sanity prod what vibrates?

Posted by: First-Rate Political Hack at March 26, 2016 09:11 PM (pQgsb)

45 Between Barky and completely pathetic military leadership, our military is falling apart.

Posted by: WOPR - Nationalist at March 26, 2016 09:11 PM (LTDSy)

46 Angry Joe reviews Affleckman:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMaIhAP7aeo

Posted by: boulder terlit hobo at March 26, 2016 09:12 PM (6FqZa)

47 33 Movie name BC

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at March 26, 2016 09:07 PM (voOPb)

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Is this a guessing game?

Posted by: DangerGirl and her 1.21 gigawatt Sanity Prod at March 26, 2016 09:09 PM (+eR2D)



Avalanche Sharks

Posted by: BCochran1981 - Credible Hulk at March 26, 2016 09:12 PM (GEICT)

48 No Butt Funnel on the drinkware list?! Fine, just cut the bottom off the plastic water bottle, it'll work in a pinch

Posted by: derit at March 26, 2016 09:12 PM (OC+TJ)

49 Mattis. The guy that personally lead the Haditha railroading. Ummm don't know that I'm on board with that.

Posted by: bebe's boobs destroy at March 26, 2016 09:12 PM (k53nK)

50 Kitty at top looks like he's been subjected to sick jokes.

Posted by: Emmie at March 26, 2016 09:12 PM (rRHdN)

51 Got my workout in today. Dug a bunch of downspout drains, cut the grass, trimmed, washed the car, pressure washed the driveway and sprayed off ten tons of green pollen jizz off the back porch.

Made a pizza and cracked a few.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 09:12 PM (pUDQf)

52
That sucking sound you hear is the sound of more jobs leaving Cali to better parts, maybe Texas.

Heard on the radio that California had a 6% growth rate last year which was one of the highest rates in the USA.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot Jr. at March 26, 2016 09:13 PM (FkBIv)

53 Avalanche Sharks
Posted by: BCochran1981 - Credible Hulk at March 26, 2016 09:12 PM (GEICT)

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Hahaha...I saw that while browsing Hulu last night.

Almost watched it.

Posted by: SMFH while circling the drain... at March 26, 2016 09:13 PM (rlfds)

54 28 iforgot

Wow. That would be most ironic. Of course with the all diversity ship's crew. Well maybe the snipes were selected on merit.


I hope those dietary supplements don't show on a urinalysis screening. You are taking some good stuff there.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at March 26, 2016 09:14 PM (u82oZ)

55 This Nova v Jayhawks game is epic.

Posted by: mpfs,Well there are squirrels in the attic again... This time it's personal at March 26, 2016 09:14 PM (OF+ge)

56 SMFH, I bet we'd love that...we both love cheesecake and banana pudding! Thank you.

This is the cheesecake that cracked on you though? It isn't baked, so it's a bit strange that it cracked?


Or am I too deep in my manhattans to comprehend English? It's probably me...

Posted by: DangerGirl and her 1.21 gigawatt Sanity Prod at March 26, 2016 09:14 PM (+eR2D)

57 Hahaha...I saw that while browsing Hulu last night.

Almost watched it.

Posted by: SMFH while circling the drain... at March 26, 2016 09:13 PM (rlfds)


Fucking. Awful. No shortage of hot chicks.

Posted by: BCochran1981 - Credible Hulk at March 26, 2016 09:14 PM (GEICT)

58 What a shot! Everything is going in for the Jayhawks.

Posted by: Puddleglum at March 26, 2016 09:15 PM (NGd+i)

59 Avalanche Sharks

Posted by: BCochran1981 - Credible Hulk at March 26, 2016 09:12 PM (GEICT)



Say what?

Posted by: DangerGirl and her 1.21 gigawatt Sanity Prod at March 26, 2016 09:15 PM (+eR2D)

60 Good evening, all.
Another great job by CDRM.
I'm in a really sour mood, so I'll just lurk for a while & try to change that. Or wait 'til tomorrow...

Posted by: Chi at March 26, 2016 09:15 PM (idmwx)

61 I don't see my preference on this list; I prefer sipping my blood wine Viking-style from the discarded skulls of my enemies.

Posted by: shadowofashade at March 26, 2016 09:15 PM (owQDO)

62 Between Barky and completely pathetic military leadership, our military is falling apart.

Posted by: WOPR - Nationalist at March 26, 2016 09:11 PM (LTDSy)

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Who for SecDef? Allen West? Tom Cotton?

Posted by: iforgot at March 26, 2016 09:15 PM (5o5ek)

63 Cheer up Chi

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at March 26, 2016 09:16 PM (voOPb)

64 Chi....


Pizza, bourbon, wine, cheesecake, pineapple upside down cake, pizza....what is there to be mad about?

Posted by: DangerGirl and her 1.21 gigawatt Sanity Prod at March 26, 2016 09:17 PM (+eR2D)

65 >>California had a 6% growth rate last year which was one of the highest rates in the USA.
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Govt workers?

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at March 26, 2016 09:17 PM (voOPb)

66 Posted by: shadowofashade at March 26, 2016 09:15 PM (owQDO)

It runs out the eye sockets. Best to disembowl and reuse the stomach as a booze skin.

Not that I know anything about that.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 09:17 PM (pUDQf)

67 I just watched Quantum of Solace and I have no idea what it was about. Thank you bourbon!

Posted by: DangerGirl and her 1.21 gigawatt Sanity Prod at March 26, 2016 09:18 PM (+eR2D)

68 Posted by: Chi at March 26, 2016 09:15 PM (


Try lip syncing to Cher's Turn Back Time. Fishnet optional.

Instant mood cure.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 09:19 PM (pUDQf)

69 Quantum of Solace and I have no idea what it was about

I heard that the director didn't either, because the screenwriter was on strike.

Posted by: boulder terlit hobo at March 26, 2016 09:20 PM (6FqZa)

70 I'm not sure when the tradition of naming carriers after politicians began, although I think the first named carrier was the USS Forrestal. Before that, I believe that they were named after famous American battles, ie: Lexington, Saratoga, Yorktown, Bunker Hill (actually a jeep carrier, I don't think it was a fleet carrier). But then you had the Hornet, Wasp, Franklin (named after FDR), Intrepid, and Enterprise.
Anyway, here is a list of US CVN's.
http://tinyurl.com/of6cp

Posted by: Old Blue at March 26, 2016 09:20 PM (9iR5/)

71 I was drinking my second beer, about 2/3 down, when I see this little mummified ant stuck to the bottom of the glass, generating foam.



Starting again, with new glass.

Posted by: cthulhu at March 26, 2016 09:20 PM (EzgxV)

72 Posted by: DangerGirl and her 1.21 gigawatt Sanity Prod at March 26, 2016 09:18 PM (+eR2D)

It was about solace and how quantum physics affects that.

Duh.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 09:21 PM (pUDQf)

73 DG,

I found this after I tried a baked version, which kinda sucked.

Posted by: SMFH while circling the drain... at March 26, 2016 09:21 PM (rlfds)

74
>>>Who for SecDef? Allen West? Tom Cotton?
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Ralph Peters

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at March 26, 2016 09:21 PM (voOPb)

75 Who for SecDef? Allen West? Tom Cotton?
Posted by: iforgot at March 26, 2016 09:15 PM (5o5ek)

Fire about half the generals/admirals and don't replace them. A lot of this is less about money than top heavy administration, mismanagement, graft, and boondoogles.

Posted by: WOPR - Nationalist at March 26, 2016 09:21 PM (LTDSy)

76 Sec Def should be Mattis. Less staff, more warriors.

Undersecretary Ted Nugent?
Undersecretary Ralph Peters?
Undersecretary John Lehman?

Posted by: NaCly Dog at March 26, 2016 09:21 PM (u82oZ)

77
Of course with the all diversity ship's crew. Well maybe the snipes were selected on merit.





I hope those dietary supplements don't show on a urinalysis screening. You are taking some good stuff there.

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Oh, I forgot to say, the whole crew will be MALE. Women will be banned from long-term deployments at sea. If it turns out they can fly jets and choppers as well as men then okay, they can land on the Barack Hussein Obama.

Posted by: iforgot at March 26, 2016 09:21 PM (5o5ek)

78 Quantum of Solace and I have no idea what it was about

I didn't mind. Daniel Craig was my eye candy. Woof.

Posted by: mpfs,Well there are squirrels in the attic again... This time it's personal at March 26, 2016 09:22 PM (OF+ge)

79 I was drinking my second beer, about 2/3 down, when I see this little
mummified ant stuck to the bottom of the glass, generating foam.

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Well, it died happy . . . or confused.

Posted by: iforgot at March 26, 2016 09:22 PM (5o5ek)

80 Heard on the radio that California had a 6% growth rate last year which was one of the highest rates in the USA.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot Jr. at March 26, 2016 09:13 PM (FkBIv)


Illegal aliens who are paid less than minimum wage under the table can do wonder for profit margins...

Posted by: The Economic Hat at March 26, 2016 09:23 PM (vBeA5)

81 74 Misanthropic Humanitarian

Ralph Peters is needed to either oversee all 16 Intelligence Agencies, or the two or so DoD ones.

And I'm glad surgery went well for you.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at March 26, 2016 09:23 PM (u82oZ)

82 DangerGirl,
I have a meatball sub & jalapeno poppers (delivery) sitting in front of me - life ain't so bad.
Oh, and bourbon, of course. I don't get out of bed unless I know that there is bourbon in the house!

Posted by: Chi at March 26, 2016 09:23 PM (idmwx)

83 Kinda funny watching "Korean Girls Try American BBQ" on YouTube

Posted by: Patrick From Ohio at March 26, 2016 09:24 PM (c4yY7)

84 Speaking of Antarctica, it's been declared the world's first LBGT friendly continent! Hooray diversity! https://tinyurl.com/hx7ecde

Posted by: Josephistan at March 26, 2016 09:24 PM (7qAYi)

85 Posted by: boulder terlit hobo at March 26, 2016 09:20 PM (6FqZa
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Now it all makes sense

Posted by: DangerGirl and her 1.21 gigawatt Sanity Prod at March 26, 2016 09:24 PM (+eR2D)

86 Other than being dumber than a box of rocks, I'm dumber than a box of rocks. The Franklin was named after Benjamin, not Delano.

Posted by: Old Blue at March 26, 2016 09:24 PM (9iR5/)

87 80 Heard on the radio that California had a 6% growth rate last year which was one of the highest rates in the USA.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot Jr. at March 26, 2016 09:13 PM (FkBIv)

Illegal aliens who are paid less than minimum wage under the table can do wonder for profit margins...

Posted by: The Economic Hat at March 26, 2016 09:23 PM (vBeA5)



There is a metric fuckton of money being poured into different ways to spy on people. California is the center of the panopticon.

Posted by: cthulhu at March 26, 2016 09:25 PM (EzgxV)

88
Speaking of Antarctica, it's been declared the world's first LBGT friendly continent! Hooray diversity!

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Still rather white, though.

Posted by: iforgot at March 26, 2016 09:25 PM (5o5ek)

89 I found this after I tried a baked version, which kinda sucked.

Posted by: SMFH while circling the drain... at March 26, 2016 09:21 PM (rlfds)



It looks great, I am bookmarking it for sure.

If you like a baked style, NY type cheesecake, google a recipe for Junior's. It is awesome and perfect. I substitute a graham cracker crust for the sponge cake and it turns out great.

Posted by: DangerGirl and her 1.21 gigawatt Sanity Prod at March 26, 2016 09:26 PM (+eR2D)

90 NaCly Dog I agree with your thoughts on Col. Peters. Thanks for the well wishes

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at March 26, 2016 09:26 PM (voOPb)

91 Mudita - Sanskrit for revelling in someone else's joy

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What kind of perverts are we dealing with here?

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks at March 26, 2016 09:26 PM (Nwg0u)

92 77 iforgot
Well alright then.

Unfortunately, our military is small enough today to get by on only males in combat capable units. Even with the large numbers of American youths unable to pass a recruiting screen. IMHO.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at March 26, 2016 09:26 PM (u82oZ)

93 in before 100

Posted by: phoenixgirl, i was born a rebel at March 26, 2016 09:26 PM (0O7c5)

94
In fact, I'd like to do away with naming any ship after a politician.









Although I hate that shit, I can live with it. As long as the fucktards in Congress wait until AFTER they're dead before naming anything after a politician.

In fact, that wouldn't be a bad idea for anything gov't. Schools, roads, parks etc. No naming them after someone who's still alive.

I'll say this much, the USS JugEars is likely to end up being the most badassed carrier ever to sail the seven seas. Call it the "A Boy Named Sue" Effect.

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at March 26, 2016 09:27 PM (o98Jz)

95 89
I found this after I tried a baked version, which kinda sucked.



Posted by: SMFH while circling the drain... at March 26, 2016 09:21 PM (rlfds)


It looks great, I am bookmarking it for sure.

If
you like a baked style, NY type cheesecake, google a recipe for
Junior's. It is awesome and perfect. I substitute a graham cracker crust
for the sponge cake and it turns out great.


Posted by: DangerGirl and her 1.21 gigawatt Sanity Prod at March 26, 2016 09:26 PM (+eR2D)
my friend sends me juniors cheesecake for christmas....omG

Posted by: phoenixgirl, i was born a rebel at March 26, 2016 09:27 PM (0O7c5)

96 84 Speaking of Antarctica, it's been declared the world's first LBGT friendly continent! Hooray diversity! https://tinyurl.com/hx7ecde

Posted by: Josephistan at March 26, 2016 09:24 PM (7qAYi)



That's 'cause if you rule out snuggling with half the population, you wake up as corpsicles.

Posted by: cthulhu at March 26, 2016 09:27 PM (EzgxV)

97 69 Quantum of Solace and I have no idea what it was about

I heard that the director didn't either, because the screenwriter was on strike.
Posted by: boulder terlit hobo at March 26, 2016 09:20 PM (6FqZa)

QoS has the strangest drink taken from a beer bottle in the history of cinema.

Posted by: First-Rate Political Hack at March 26, 2016 09:28 PM (pQgsb)

98 " Avalanche Sharks "

That's a hockey game, not a movie.

Posted by: Josephistan at March 26, 2016 09:28 PM (7qAYi)

99 I have a meatball sub & jalapeno poppers (delivery) sitting in front of me - life ain't so bad.
Oh, and bourbon, of course. I don't get out of bed unless I know that there is bourbon in the house!

Posted by: Chi at March 26, 2016 09:23 PM (idmwx)




ooooooo....good jalapeno poppers are outstanding.

Posted by: BCochran1981 - Credible Hulk at March 26, 2016 09:28 PM (GEICT)

100 Posted by: Chi at March 26, 2016 09:23 PM (idmwx)


*looks at third makers manhattan* Bourbon makes everything better.

Posted by: DangerGirl and her 1.21 gigawatt Sanity Prod at March 26, 2016 09:28 PM (+eR2D)

101
Unfortunately, our military is small enough today to get by on only
males in combat capable units. Even with the large numbers of American
youths unable to pass a recruiting screen. IMHO.


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Yabbut . . . women on MEUs and carriers and such?

Posted by: iforgot at March 26, 2016 09:28 PM (5o5ek)

102 Villanova is on fire!

Posted by: logprof at March 26, 2016 09:28 PM (82Fs0)

103 Calif. must use the same kind of math the labor dept does to come up with a 6 percent growth rate. Although I guess their real estate prices are still rising.

Posted by: PaleRider at March 26, 2016 09:29 PM (3kUGE)

104 Heard one commentator say the Navy has more Admirals than ships.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot Jr. at March 26, 2016 09:29 PM (FkBIv)

105 Avalanche Sharks has sound science behind it. Snow is water, sharks swim in water. So there.

Posted by: Josephistan at March 26, 2016 09:30 PM (7qAYi)

106 Logprof,
Back to back 3 pointers!

Posted by: mpfs,Well there are squirrels in the attic again... This time it's personal at March 26, 2016 09:30 PM (OF+ge)

107 Hi phoenixgirl! *big hugs*

Posted by: DangerGirl and her 1.21 gigawatt Sanity Prod at March 26, 2016 09:30 PM (+eR2D)

108 "Undersecretary John Lehman?"

Lehman did great things for the 1980s Navy, but he will forever carry a reek of guilt by association for his having been a foreign policy adviser to the failed Mitt Romney campaign.

He was also on the 9/11 Commission, and should have resigned his post the instant it was made clear that Jamie Gorelick, who was an obvious potential subject of Commission investigations, was also going to be seated as a member. That turned the whole effort into a farce. The Beltway insiders triumphed yet again.

Posted by: torquewrench at March 26, 2016 09:30 PM (noWW6)

109 94 IllTemperedCur

Not so sure about that. Do we need a CVN with a rep like the USS Cowpens (CG 63)? Even today, there is such a thing as an unlucky ship.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at March 26, 2016 09:31 PM (u82oZ)

110 I am embarrassed to say that I've never had a Manhattan.


Posted by: Chi at March 26, 2016 09:31 PM (idmwx)

111 Just settled in after 9 hrs of driving. Spring break with the daughters, to the Outer Banks of NC with a stop over in the Smokeys. Haven't done a family road trip in awhile but it may be the last before the girls take off for adulthood. Sorta fun, actually.

Posted by: Pete Seria at March 26, 2016 09:31 PM (dQopk)

112 Damn, the dialog in Daredevil is so friggin' awkward! Are they trying to make Matt and Foggy a pseudo gay couple?

Posted by: First-Rate Political Hack at March 26, 2016 09:31 PM (pQgsb)

113 Posted by: IllTemperedCur at March 26, 2016 09:27 PM (o98Jz)

My guess is that the prosperous sections of every city will have the following intersection, Martin Luther King Blvd & Barack Huessin Obama Avenue

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at March 26, 2016 09:31 PM (voOPb)

114 108 torquewrench IDNKT Thanks.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at March 26, 2016 09:32 PM (u82oZ)

115 Phoenixgirl!

Posted by: mpfs,Well there are squirrels in the attic again... This time it's personal at March 26, 2016 09:32 PM (OF+ge)

116 The USS Barack Obama *must* be the first ship w/transgender crew - for diversity. Maybe they can make it the 1st 100% green energy-powered vessel, fueled by solar panels and pig sh#t, too?

Posted by: Lizzy at March 26, 2016 09:32 PM (NOIQH)

117
I saw Avalanche Sharks open for Great White back in '94.

They kind of sucked, but GW really burned up the stage.

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at March 26, 2016 09:33 PM (o98Jz)

118 "Speaking of Antarctica, it's been declared the world's first LBGT friendly continent!"

Next time someone thaws me out, I'll show you what the T stands for.

Posted by: The Thing at March 26, 2016 09:33 PM (noWW6)

119 116 The USS Barack Obama *must* be the first ship w/transgender crew - for diversity. Maybe they can make it the 1st 100% green energy-powered vessel, fueled by solar panels and pig sh#t, too?
Posted by: Lizzy at March 26, 2016 09:32 PM (NOIQH)

They should make it a permanent prototype - so it's always in beta.

Posted by: First-Rate Political Hack at March 26, 2016 09:34 PM (pQgsb)

120
They kind of sucked, but GW really burned up the stage.

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at March 26, 2016 09:33 PM (o98Jz)



Oh booooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo.

Posted by: DangerGirl and her 1.21 gigawatt Sanity Prod at March 26, 2016 09:34 PM (+eR2D)

121 The USS Obama will be armed with good intentions and a Gatling hashtag gun, which fires messages of disappointment at our enemies.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 09:35 PM (pUDQf)

122 Speaking of Antarctica, it's been declared the world's first LBGT
friendly continent! Hooray diversity! https://tinyurl.com/hx7ecde


Thanks, at least it's too cold to take your clothes off in public there.

Posted by: Infidel at March 26, 2016 09:35 PM (+kSxm)

123 116: never leave the harbor.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at March 26, 2016 09:35 PM (ucDmr)

124 60 Good evening, all.
Another great job by CDRM.
I'm in a really sour mood, so I'll just lurk for a while & try to change that. Or wait 'til tomorrow...
Posted by: Chi at March 26, 2016 09:15 PM (idmwx)

Whatsamatta?

Posted by: Insomniac - Pale Horse/Death 2016 at March 26, 2016 09:35 PM (0mRoj)

125 So, I just moved (99%). Everything in boxes or bags. I unpacked enough to cook a frozen pizza (with a few added ingredients). Got it set up, preheated, got it in the oven.

So, when it's done, I'll take it out with my oven mitt, which... is...

...damit.

Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at March 26, 2016 09:35 PM (wB8Tg)

126 Rather than name a CVN after pbho, we can name a barge after him.

The Obama class SWOB - Ship Waste Off-Loading Barge . Environmental, useful for fudge de-packing, and appropriate.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at March 26, 2016 09:37 PM (u82oZ)

127 Did Ben Affleck fuck up Batman?

Posted by: Patrick From Ohio at March 26, 2016 09:37 PM (c4yY7)

128
My guess is that the prosperous sections of every city will have the following intersection, Martin Luther King Blvd & Barack Huessin Obama Avenue

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at March 26, 2016 09:31 PM (voOPb)







You'll be amazed at the vibrant night life at 3am on Cesar Chavez Boulevard.

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at March 26, 2016 09:37 PM (o98Jz)

129 So, when it's done, I'll take it out with my oven mitt, which... is...

...damitdamn mit.
Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at March 26, 2016 09:35 PM (wB8Tg)

(cough)

Posted by: First-Rate Political Hack at March 26, 2016 09:37 PM (pQgsb)

130 I hate moving. I hate packing and unpacking. That is all.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 09:37 PM (pUDQf)

131 So, when it's done, I'll take it out with my oven mitt, which... is...



...damit.


Merovign, can you at least find some towels? Fold over several times and substitute for mitt.

Posted by: JQ Flyover at March 26, 2016 09:37 PM (044Fx)

132
The only thing that pisses off my cat worse than rubber bands are twist ties.

And does anybody else have a cat that likes to decorate their turds with tinsel at Christmas time?

Posted by: Ed Anger at March 26, 2016 09:38 PM (RcpcZ)

133 Barge? Does the Navy still have dinghys?

How about target drones?

Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at March 26, 2016 09:38 PM (wB8Tg)

134 So, when it's done, I'll take it out with my oven mitt, which... is...



...damit.

Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at March 26, 2016 09:35 PM (wB8Tg)
-------------------------


Use a tripled up kitchen towel?


The 3rd manhattan was probably a mistake. Goodnight 'rons.

Posted by: DangerGirl and her 1.21 gigawatt Sanity Prod at March 26, 2016 09:38 PM (+eR2D)

135 127 Did Ben Affleck fuck up Batman?
Posted by: Patrick From Ohio at March 26, 2016 09:37 PM (c4yY7)

No, apparently it's so awful he appears competent.

Posted by: First-Rate Political Hack at March 26, 2016 09:38 PM (pQgsb)

136 ...damit.

Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at March 26, 2016 09:35 PM (wB8Tg)
-------Not laughing at you, but yeah, laughing at you.

Posted by: Old Blue at March 26, 2016 09:38 PM (9iR5/)

137 This game isca batn burner.Go Nova!

Posted by: mpfs,Well there are squirrels in the attic again... This time it's personal at March 26, 2016 09:38 PM (OF+ge)

138 104 Heard one commentator say the Navy has more Admirals than ships.
Posted by: Bertram Cabot Jr. at March 26, 2016 09:29 PM (FkBIv)


Shit. The Army has more boats than the Navy.

Posted by: CDR M at March 26, 2016 09:38 PM (McoS+)

139 127 Did Ben Affleck fuck up Batman?

Posted by: Patrick From Ohio at March 26, 2016 09:37 PM (c4yY7)



I assume that's rhetorical...

Posted by: BCochran1981 - Credible Hulk at March 26, 2016 09:39 PM (GEICT)

140 I'm so excited I can't spell... shit.

Posted by: mpfs,Well there are squirrels in the attic again... This time it's personal at March 26, 2016 09:39 PM (OF+ge)

141 Oh oh Mero went to the chemjeff school of cooking

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at March 26, 2016 09:39 PM (voOPb)

142 Saw Deadpool today.

Don't get the hype. Wasn't impressed.

Posted by: Kasich the Barbarian, Son of Mailman at March 26, 2016 09:39 PM (L7t0A)

143
Merovign, can you at least find some towels? Fold over several times and substitute for mitt.

Posted by: JQ Flyover at March 26, 2016 09:37 PM (044Fx)









Hmmmm, maybe we should have done that back in 2012.....

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at March 26, 2016 09:39 PM (o98Jz)

144 You can put your weed in there ..

Posted by: Grump928(C) says Free Soothie! at March 26, 2016 09:39 PM (rwI+c)

145 Shit. The Army has more boats than the Navy.

---

yep

Posted by: SMFH while circling the drain... at March 26, 2016 09:39 PM (rlfds)

146 Be well all. Happy Easter.

T

Posted by: Farmer at March 26, 2016 09:40 PM (o/90i)

147 Merovign, can you at least find some towels? Fold over several times and substitute for mitt.

Posted by: JQ Flyover at March 26, 2016 09:37 PM (044Fx)


Yeah it's not that hard, just annoying.

I hate moving. I hate packing and unpacking. That is all.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 09:37 PM (pUDQf)


Twice in a month.

Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at March 26, 2016 09:40 PM (wB8Tg)

148 what the hell?

where the talki'n b'out?

Posted by: last august?! at March 26, 2016 09:40 PM (AG7GB)

149 Posted by: IllTemperedCur at March 26, 2016 09:39 PM

LOL!

Posted by: JQ Flyover at March 26, 2016 09:40 PM (044Fx)

150 128
My guess is that the prosperous sections of every city will have the following intersection, Martin Luther King Blvd & Barack Huessin Obama Avenue

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at March 26, 2016 09:31 PM (voOPb)







which one will have the highest murder rate.

Posted by: Patrick From Ohio at March 26, 2016 09:41 PM (c4yY7)

151 Does the Navy have garbage scows?

Posted by: USS Obama at March 26, 2016 09:41 PM (H9MG5)

Posted by: y'our wife....... at March 26, 2016 09:41 PM (AG7GB)

153 141
Oh oh Mero went to the chemjeff school of cooking

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at March 26, 2016 09:39 PM (voOPb)
---------I laughed so hard I snorted. You owe me a new monitor! And keyboard. The beer just went everywhere! Amazing how beer can really clear out your sinuses.

Posted by: Old Blue at March 26, 2016 09:41 PM (9iR5/)

154 my wife.......

Posted by: y'our wife....... at March 26, 2016 09:41 PM (AG7GB)

155 My biggest problem with Quantum of Solace is the strong 1980s vibe. A slimy CIA with large glasses and a mustache meets a ?Columbian? drug lord on a private jet. I'm waiting for them to be murdered by a pissed-off Timothy Dalton.

I like the song. Jack White is part of the blues-rock renaissance.
https://youtu.be/RUHD0cdQmko

Ranked:
4) QoS
3) Spectre
2) Skyfall
1) Casino Royale.

Posted by: BourbonChicken at March 26, 2016 09:41 PM (VdICR)

156 Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at March 26, 2016 09:40 PM (wB8Tg)

Fuuuuuuuuck that noise.

I moved in Dec of 2014. Moved again Dec 2015.

My ass is planted unless I lose my livelihood.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 09:41 PM (pUDQf)

157 Speaking of Antarctica, it's been declared the world's first LBGT friendly continent! Hooray diversity! https://tinyurl.com/hx7ecde

Posted by: Josephistan at March 26, 2016 09:24 PM (7qAYi)




I don't know about that. The penguins are flat out refusing to bake any gay cakes.

Posted by: TheQuietMan at March 26, 2016 09:42 PM (45oDG)

158 The Army has the wackiest ships.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot Jr. at March 26, 2016 09:42 PM (FkBIv)

159 the world's first LBGT friendly continent!

I'm pretty sure that being a poofter isn't against the law in Australia, despite what Monty Python said.

But hey, let's all set sail to Buggery Bay

Posted by: boulder terlit hobo at March 26, 2016 09:42 PM (6FqZa)

160 A lot of this is less about money than top heavy administration, mismanagement, graft, and boondoogles.

Posted by: WOPR - Nationalist at March 26, 2016 09:21 PM (LTDSy)


For example, having a multi-year competition to find a new service firearm, not like they haven't been made in all shapes and flavors for more than a century!

Posted by: Hrothgar at March 26, 2016 09:42 PM (wYnyS)

161 >>>Barge? Does the Navy still have dinghys?

Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at March 26, 2016 09:38 PM (wB8Tg)<<<




To be honest, it should be a really little dinghy.

Posted by: Reggie L. at March 26, 2016 09:42 PM (H9MG5)

162 So, my husband and daughter were oohing and ahhing at a commercial with a lab puppy in it. They both looked at me with the I want that pleading look in there eyes. I told them, "Hey, I made you a chocolate cake from scratch. What more do you want from me?" My daughter promptly replied, "A baby and a puppy." I almost fell over I was laughing so hard.

Posted by: no good deed at March 26, 2016 09:43 PM (GgxVX)

163 anciet aiieenx!?

Posted by: alan parsonsons at March 26, 2016 09:43 PM (AG7GB)

164 I think we should name a ship of some sort the Barack H. Obama, then get it sunk right away. Don't replace it.

Posted by: MathMom at March 26, 2016 09:43 PM (L4G9B)

165 So, when it's done, I'll take it out with my oven mitt, which... is... ...damit. Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at March 26, 2016 09:35 PM (wB8Tg)

Did you unpack the good towels yet?

Posted by: BourbonChicken at March 26, 2016 09:43 PM (VdICR)

166 That kitteh makes me frightened and in pain!1!

Posted by: Emory University Snowflake at March 26, 2016 09:43 PM (Dwehj)

167 math or die!?

Posted by: ms pink at March 26, 2016 09:44 PM (AG7GB)

168 not like they haven't been made in all shapes and flavors for more than a century!

That whole fiasco is truly stupid.

Posted by: no good deed at March 26, 2016 09:44 PM (GgxVX)

169 Given the end of Casino Royale, I thought we ere in for a series of movies tracking down SPECTRE ops involving terror financing, revenge for Vespa , etc.

Boy was I disappointed.

Posted by: First-Rate Political Hack at March 26, 2016 09:44 PM (pQgsb)

170 I just watched Quantum of Solace and I have no idea what it was about. Thank you bourbon!

Posted by: DangerGirl and her 1.21 gigawatt Sanity Prod at March 26, 2016 09:18 PM (+eR2D)



After the first 10 minutes it was awful

Posted by: TheQuietMan at March 26, 2016 09:44 PM (45oDG)

171 The USS Obama will have two 18 hole putt putt courses on the deck. We will take the joys of miniature golf to many third world countries.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 09:44 PM (pUDQf)

172
Ranked:
4) QoS
3) Spectre
2) Skyfall
1) Casino Royale.

Posted by: BourbonChicken at March 26, 2016 09:41 PM (VdICR)







Believe it or not, I actually rate Quantum of Suck higher than Spectre. Not by much, mind you.

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at March 26, 2016 09:44 PM (o98Jz)

173 110 I am embarrassed to say that I've never had a Manhattan.


Eh, I saw it from JFK, twice. Once going to the UK and one more time coming back. I'm not a city cat anyway.

Posted by: Puddleglum at March 26, 2016 09:45 PM (NGd+i)

174 Imma use pants to get food out of the oven every time now.

Lay one end over the door so you don't burn your arm, then use the other to lift the pan.

It's not like you need your pants on the ONT.

Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at March 26, 2016 09:45 PM (wB8Tg)

175 Posted by: no good deed at March 26, 2016 09:43 PM (GgxVX)

Im sorry to hear that your daughter is high maintenance

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at March 26, 2016 09:45 PM (voOPb)

176 I read somewhere that Batman vs Superman has to make at least 800 million to break even, that's crazy.

Posted by: Patrick From Ohio at March 26, 2016 09:45 PM (c4yY7)

177 AC/DC

Posted by: sound track at March 26, 2016 09:45 PM (AG7GB)

178 And, just like the real Barack Obama, any ship named after him will be full of seamen.

Posted by: Reggie L. at March 26, 2016 09:45 PM (H9MG5)

179 "Martin Luther King Blvd"

Question: Where in the city of Oakland does one go for drugs, underage hookers and stolen items?

Posted by: navybrat at March 26, 2016 09:45 PM (8QGte)

180 The USS Barack Obama should have no guns or any other scary weapons.
It should only have loud speaker for broadcasting stern words and soaring, nonsensical rhetoric at our enemies --- wait, do we have any enemies now that he's made Iran and Cuba our bestest allies?

Posted by: Lizzy at March 26, 2016 09:46 PM (NOIQH)

181 My guess is that the prosperous sections of every city will have the following intersection, Martin Luther King Blvd & Barack Huessin Obama Avenue

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at March 26, 2016 09:31 PM (voOPb)



Barry has a very active hershey highway

Posted by: TheQuietMan at March 26, 2016 09:47 PM (45oDG)

182 Im sorry to hear that your daughter is high maintenance

Oh, she isn't. She's a smartass. I was kind of proud. LOL

Posted by: no good deed at March 26, 2016 09:47 PM (GgxVX)

183 Posted by: CDR M at March 26, 2016 09:38 PM (McoS+)

Think it was C. Northcote Parkinson (of Parkinson's Law fame) that noted that the post WW II British Admiralty had more serving admirals than they had on active duty when they were actually fighting WWII!

Posted by: Hrothgar at March 26, 2016 09:47 PM (wYnyS)

184
The USS Barack Obama should have no guns or any other scary weapons.
It should only have loud speaker for broadcasting stern words and soaring, nonsensical rhetoric at our enemies --- wait, do we have any enemies now that he's made Iran and Cuba our bestest allies?

Posted by: Lizzy at March 26, 2016 09:46 PM (NOIQH)








Yeah, but it'll have the most AWESOME auditory sensors ever installed in a warship.

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at March 26, 2016 09:47 PM (o98Jz)

185 The great thing about the USS TFG is that it can sit at port in Norfolk, and claim that it is at sea fighting America's battles.

And at least 51% of Americans will believe that.

Maintenance costs are low, and shore leaves liberal. #winning

Posted by: GnuBreed at March 26, 2016 09:48 PM (gyKtp)

186 They both looked at me with the I want that pleading look in there eyes. I told them, "Hey, I made you a chocolate cake from scratch. What more do you want from me?" My daughter promptly replied, "A baby and a puppy." I almost fell over I was laughing so hard.

Posted by: no good deed at March 26, 2016 09:43 PM (GgxVX)


Just make sure the right one gets the puppy.

Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at March 26, 2016 09:48 PM (wB8Tg)

187 The USS Barack Obama should have no guns or any other scary weapons.
It should only have loud speaker for broadcasting stern words and soaring, nonsensical rhetoric at our enemies --- wait, do we have any enemies now that he's made Iran and Cuba our bestest allies?

Posted by: Lizzy at March 26, 2016 09:46 PM (NOIQH)



And lots of teleprompters

Posted by: TheQuietMan at March 26, 2016 09:48 PM (45oDG)

188 That $17M for testing proven technology would have bought a lot of pistols.

Posted by: BourbonChicken at March 26, 2016 09:48 PM (VdICR)

189 I'm experimenting with DuckDuckGo as a search-engine. I finally had enough of Google's SJW bullshit when they went full Afrocentric earlier this week (that Coptic ankh was the last straw).

Am also informed that VKontakte (vk) is an alternative to ZuckerBook, but since 2014 it's been PutinBook. I'm on the fence as to which is least evil.

Posted by: boulder terlit hobo at March 26, 2016 09:48 PM (6FqZa)

190 I would suggest we not name any ship after a living person. That would solve this whole "naming ships after living people."

Posted by: Picky at March 26, 2016 09:48 PM (ilSwI)

191 Come on Nova! Come on!

Posted by: mpfs,Well there are squirrels in the attic again... This time it's personal at March 26, 2016 09:48 PM (OF+ge)

192 Posted by: Lizzy at March 26, 2016 09:46 PM (NOIQH)

The USS Obama will have yuge port and starboard electronic billboards for the rapid display of powerful hashtags!

Posted by: Hrothgar at March 26, 2016 09:49 PM (wYnyS)

193 The Barack Obama will be Iran's first nuclear missile submarine.

Posted by: zmdavid at March 26, 2016 09:49 PM (xqRaG)

194 USS Occupy Wall Street
USS Black Lives Matter
USS This Has Nothing To Do With Islam

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks at March 26, 2016 09:49 PM (Nwg0u)

195 "154
my wife.......
Posted by: y'our wife......."

My life's...
in jeopardy...
murdered in cold blood that's what I'm gonna be.
I ain't been home since Friday night and now my wife,
is come'n after me.

Posted by: AshevilleRobert at March 26, 2016 09:50 PM (9ltS8)

196 Given the end of Casino Royale, I thought we ere in for a series of movies tracking down SPECTRE ops involving terror financing, revenge for Vespa , etc.

Boy was I disappointed.

Posted by: First-Rate Political Hack at March 26, 2016 09:44 PM (pQgsb)




The first 10 minutes of Quantum picked up nicely from Casino Royale then went downhill fast and the other Craig Bond movies were bad too. Spectre was a gigantic waste of time

Posted by: TheQuietMan at March 26, 2016 09:50 PM (45oDG)

197 155:Ranked:
4) QoS
3) Spectre
2) Skyfall
1) Casino Royale.



I haven't seen Spectre yet but I kind of agree with your order. Casino Royale I thought was outstanding. Eva Green in ridiculously hot!

Posted by: Puddleglum at March 26, 2016 09:50 PM (NGd+i)

198 Reagan had a carrier named after him because he revitalized the Navy.

I think maybe if a ship is named after Obama, it should be an Iranian ship.

Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at March 26, 2016 09:50 PM (wB8Tg)

199 >>>There must some new but insignificant small craft without any armament that could be named the USS Barak the Weak American<<<

An oiler/tender.


Posted by: Ralph at March 26, 2016 09:50 PM (UubSE)

200 >>Yeah, but it'll have the most AWESOME auditory sensors ever installed in a warship.


Heh.
Also, not a warship, a kineticmilitaryactionship. That travels backwards as it leads from behind. Just muscular enough to not be mocked.

Posted by: Lizzy at March 26, 2016 09:50 PM (NOIQH)

201 HOOORDE

*stomps into ont*
*flips table*

I might or might not be just a bit buzzed from good red wine and good ganja or maybe both

Posted by: DC in River City at March 26, 2016 09:51 PM (e+1S5)

202 DANGERGIRL!!!! MPFS!!!!!

Posted by: phoenixgirl, i was born a rebel at March 26, 2016 09:51 PM (0O7c5)

203 Hai phoenixgirl. How've you been ?

Posted by: boulder terlit hobo at March 26, 2016 09:53 PM (6FqZa)

204 189, bth - For me, Duck Duck Go is pretty good now. Hardly ever use Google now.

Posted by: Skookumchuk at March 26, 2016 09:53 PM (/WPPJ)

205 Posted by: no good deed at March 26, 2016 09:47 PM (GgxVX)

Yay!

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at March 26, 2016 09:53 PM (voOPb)

206 Who the hell knows what a healthy lifestyle is anymore? Ad campaigns for people trying to impress other people. Here amongst the horde, we don't need no stinking healthy lifestyle.

Posted by: Miley's Tongue dba Ylva of the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy at March 26, 2016 09:53 PM (bIGOo)

207 I liked all the New Bond movies, but Casino and Skyfall were definitely better than the other two.

A little sad Craig seems to be no longer interested, and I hope they don't reboot *again*.

Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at March 26, 2016 09:53 PM (wB8Tg)

208 "199
>>>There must some new but insignificant small craft without
any armament that could be named the USS Barak the Weak
American<<<

An oiler/tender.



Posted by: Ralph"

Nah. More like a target barge.

Posted by: AshevilleRobert at March 26, 2016 09:53 PM (9ltS8)

209 Not THAT is some scalpin' music right there!!

Posted by: Sharkman at March 26, 2016 09:54 PM (QWtgr)

210 125 So, I just moved (99%). Everything in boxes or bags. I unpacked enough to cook a frozen pizza (with a few added ingredients). Got it set up, preheated, got it in the oven.

So, when it's done, I'll take it out with my oven mitt, which... is...

...damit.

Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at March 26, 2016 09:35 PM (wB8Tg)



You're on the ONT. Take your pants off and use them as an oven mitt.

Posted by: cthulhu at March 26, 2016 09:54 PM (EzgxV)

211 198 Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith

So let it be written, so let it be done.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at March 26, 2016 09:54 PM (u82oZ)

212 Posted by: Skookumchuk at March 26, 2016 09:53 PM (/WPPJ)

DuckDuckGo is working just fine for me!

Posted by: Hrothgar at March 26, 2016 09:54 PM (wYnyS)

213 Danger, MPFS, and PG? Cool.

I'm just waiting for people to get properly drunk before I flee for my life.

Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at March 26, 2016 09:54 PM (wB8Tg)

214 And, just like the real Barack Obama, any ship named after him will be full of seamen.
Posted by: Reggie L. at March 26, 2016 09:45 PM (H9MG5)


Golf clap. Well done

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 09:54 PM (pUDQf)

215 Daniel Craig is disinterested in continuing the Bond franchise because the stuntwork has been very grueling to him.

Posted by: BlueFalcon in Boston at March 26, 2016 09:55 PM (r6ujM)

216 Spectre Was crap, why did I waste my money on that movie.

Posted by: Patrick From Ohio at March 26, 2016 09:55 PM (c4yY7)

217 Tonight I enjoyed a wonderful medium rare filet mignon, and now I'm in bed with a lovely sangiovese.

So there!

Posted by: Miley's Tongue dba Ylva of the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy at March 26, 2016 09:55 PM (bIGOo)

218 Kingsman was a much better movie.

Posted by: Patrick From Ohio at March 26, 2016 09:56 PM (c4yY7)

219 You're on the ONT. Take your pants off and use them as an oven mitt.

Posted by: cthulhu at March 26, 2016 09:54 PM (EzgxV)


See 174 - way ahead of you.

Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at March 26, 2016 09:56 PM (wB8Tg)

220 phoenixgirl

How are you girlfriend!

Posted by: mpfs,Well there are squirrels in the attic again... This time it's personal at March 26, 2016 09:56 PM (OF+ge)

221 A SWOB barge is full of shit after use. Still think we should name our next class of environmentally sensitive SWOBs after our current President.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at March 26, 2016 09:56 PM (u82oZ)

222 My guess is that the prosperous sections of every city will have the following intersection, Martin Luther King Blvd & Barack Huessin Obama Avenue

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian
-----------------
Typac Shakur Avenue.
Check it out on youtube, because I'm making it happen!

Posted by: Chrisk Rock at March 26, 2016 09:56 PM (idmwx)

223 Daniel Craig is disinterested in continuing the Bond franchise because the stuntwork has been very grueling to him.

Posted by: BlueFalcon in Boston at March 26, 2016 09:55 PM (r6ujM)


The new Bond movies have been very physically brutal. Even accounting for tricks and stuntmen, I imagine he had a lot of bruises and a few fractures and stitches.

Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at March 26, 2016 09:57 PM (wB8Tg)

224 Hang on Nova!!

Posted by: Puddleglum at March 26, 2016 09:57 PM (NGd+i)

225 I'm confused and disoriented.

Posted by: Bernie 2016 at March 26, 2016 09:57 PM (gwG9s)

226 >>little sad Craig seems to be no longer interested, and I hope they don't reboot *again
----
Mero my guess is some tranny or ghey will be cashed. Afterall Hollywood is more interested in diversity than positive outcomes

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at March 26, 2016 09:58 PM (voOPb)

227 I've been using Duck Duck Go for years for most searches, though you have to use google if you want to read paywalled wsj articles.

Posted by: GnuBreed at March 26, 2016 09:58 PM (gyKtp)

228
I am embarrassed to say that I've never had a Manhattan.







Posted by: Chi at March 26, 2016 09:31 PM (idmwx)

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I don't think I've ever had one, but it's on my bucket list. I once ordered a Cosmopolitan, just so I could feel cosmopolitan. It was the worst gustatory experience of my drinking life, and I say this as one who has imbibed soju and alcoholic forms of turtle's blood and pureed snake.
Come to think of it, I might as well get this Manhattan out of the way as soon as possible. This Thursday I will let you know how it goes.

Posted by: iforgot at March 26, 2016 09:58 PM (5o5ek)

229 'Nova in the Final Four!

Posted by: logprof at March 26, 2016 09:58 PM (82Fs0)

230 #225 No that's Hillary.

Posted by: Huma at March 26, 2016 09:58 PM (bIGOo)

231 What a fucking game! Villanova onto the Final Four!

Posted by: mpfs,Well there are squirrels in the attic again... This time it's personal at March 26, 2016 09:59 PM (OF+ge)

232 Heh!! I think Jim Nance just said 'Holy Massimino!". Funny! Congrats Wildcats!

GO CAVS!!

Posted by: Puddleglum, still on the UVA bandwagon at March 26, 2016 09:59 PM (NGd+i)

233 Casted not cashed

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at March 26, 2016 09:59 PM (voOPb)

234 I'm in a really sour mood, so I'll just lurk for a while try to change that. Or wait 'til tomorrow...

Posted by: Chi at March 26, 2016 09:15 PM (idmwx)

This is the day that the Lord hath made, Chi and you are among friends


Hang out and woosaw out the tension.

Posted by: redbanzai at March 26, 2016 09:59 PM (NPofj)

235 174 Imma use pants to get food out of the oven every time now.

Lay one end over the door so you don't burn your arm, then use the other to lift the pan.

It's not like you need your pants on the ONT.

Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at March 26, 2016 09:45 PM (wB8Tg) 174 Imma use pants to get food out of the oven every time now.

Lay one end over the door so you don't burn your arm, then use the other to lift the pan.

It's not like you need your pants on the ONT.

Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at March 26, 2016 09:45 PM (wB8Tg) 174 Imma use pants to get food out of the oven every time now.

Lay one end over the door so you don't burn your arm, then use the other to lift the pan.

It's not like you need your pants on the ONT.

Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at March 26, 2016 09:45 PM (wB8Tg)




Hah! Great minds end up passed out in the same gutter! @210

Posted by: cthulhu at March 26, 2016 10:00 PM (EzgxV)

236 Maybe they should quit giving the part to a dude in his forties.

Maybe try someone younger who can stick with it. I'd like to see a younger version of Bond with some backstory on his time in the Majesty's forces.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 10:00 PM (pUDQf)

237 Posted by: Skookumchuk at March 26, 2016 09:53 PM (/WPPJ)



DuckDuckGo is working just fine for me!

Posted by: Hrothgar at March 26, 2016 09:54 PM (wYnyS)


Second vote for duckduckgo.

Posted by: redbanzai at March 26, 2016 10:01 PM (NPofj)

238 Chi, what's wrong?

Posted by: L, Elle at March 26, 2016 10:01 PM (2x3L+)

239 *stomps into ont*
*flips table*

I might or might not be just a bit buzzed from good red wine and good ganja or maybe both

Posted by: DC in River City at March 26, 2016 09:51 PM (e+1S5)



Aw crap. Who let him in here? Isn't there an age limit?

Posted by: BCochran1981 - Credible Hulk at March 26, 2016 10:01 PM (GEICT)

240 Mero my guess is some tranny or ghey will be cashed. Afterall Hollywood is more interested in diversity than positive outcomes

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at March 26, 2016 09:58 PM (voOPb)


Craig is gay, and Bond isn't really Hollywood, it's British.

Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at March 26, 2016 10:02 PM (wB8Tg)

241 I gotta admit, this Finding Jesus series on CNN is very interesting, even to a skeptic.

Posted by: logprof at March 26, 2016 10:02 PM (82Fs0)

242 Imma use pants to get food out of the oven every time now.

Lay one end over the door so you don't burn your arm, then use the other to lift the pan.

Posted by: Amy Schumer at March 26, 2016 10:03 PM (rwI+c)

243 IIRC Daniel Craig tore his ACL. *shudder*

Posted by: BourbonChicken at March 26, 2016 10:03 PM (VdICR)

244 Cooth, I think you just stuttered!

Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at March 26, 2016 10:03 PM (wB8Tg)

245 Time for a Muzzie James Bond, fighting the evil Crusaders.

/sarc

Posted by: Grampa Jimbo at March 26, 2016 10:03 PM (1ijHg)

246 236 >> Maybe try someone younger who can stick with it. I'd like to see a
younger version of Bond with some backstory on his time in the Majesty's
forces. >>

Another fucking reboot. Yeah, that's the ticket. Literally. Le sigh.

Posted by: GnuBreed at March 26, 2016 10:04 PM (gyKtp)

247 240
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at March 26, 2016 09:58 PM (voOPb)

Craig is gay, and Bond isn't really Hollywood, it's British.
Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at March 26, 2016 10:02 PM (wB8Tg

Well, I'm still afraid Bond will become PC

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at March 26, 2016 10:04 PM (voOPb)

248 Craig isn't gay. He was tapping Rachal Weisz.

Lucky bastard

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 10:05 PM (pUDQf)

249 235 174 Imma use pants to get food out of the oven every time now.

Hah! Great minds end up passed out in the same gutter! @210

Posted by: cthulhu at March 26, 2016 10:00 PM (EzgxV)



Sheesh. Maybe even three times....

Posted by: cthulhu at March 26, 2016 10:05 PM (EzgxV)

250 An LCS should be named after Obama; they don't work either.

Posted by: YatYas at March 26, 2016 10:06 PM (5v4w4)

251 My mom is 94 and still enjoys a cocktail or two every evening. I make them for her myself. Vodka gimlets, vodka martini, vodka and tonic, vodka and cran. Anything vodka.
Doc just recently told her to stop that.
I told the doc that I have a better chance of becoming a ballerina than that happening.

Posted by: navybrat at March 26, 2016 10:06 PM (8QGte)

252 250 An LCS should be named after Obama; they don't work either.
Posted by: YatYas at March 26, 2016 10:06 PM (5v4w4)

I was thinking a garbage barge.

Posted by: Insomniac - Pale Horse/Death 2016 at March 26, 2016 10:06 PM (0mRoj)

253 Well, I'm still afraid Bond will become PC

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at March 26, 2016 10:04 PM (voOPb)


They were under a ton of pressure to do that this time, even threatened wit funding or cooperaton problems, and they managed.

Fingers crossed!

We need a Felix Leiter movie.

Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at March 26, 2016 10:07 PM (wB8Tg)

254
Well, I'm still afraid Bond will become PC
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian

If that happens I'm out. I'm a lifelong Bond fan no way would I watch that shit. I know the morons are down on Craig but to this'ette he is purrrrfect.

Posted by: mpfs,Well there are squirrels in the attic again... This time it's personal at March 26, 2016 10:07 PM (OF+ge)

255
Craig is gay, and Bond isn't really Hollywood, it's British.


He's been involved with a lot of women.

WIki lists two wives, two partners.

Posted by: Kasich the Barbarian, Son of Mailman at March 26, 2016 10:08 PM (L7t0A)

256
I've been using Duck Duck Go for years for most searches, though you have to use google if you want to read paywalled wsj articles.

Posted by: GnuBreed at March 26, 2016 09:58 PM (gyKtp)


Thnk you, Gnu.

Bing used to take you past the paywalled wsj articles and then it didn't. Now I know.

Posted by: Ed Anger at March 26, 2016 10:08 PM (RcpcZ)

257 Doc doesn't know what he's talking about. She should enjoy herself and do what she wants as that age.

Posted by: Infidel at March 26, 2016 10:08 PM (+kSxm)

258 Posted by: GnuBreed at March 26, 2016 10:04 PM (gyKtp)

What do you want? They reboot every time they change Bonds. The only think that changed with Craig is they started taking it seriously instead of the overly cheesy theme that ran from Moore through Brosnan.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 10:09 PM (pUDQf)

259 Craig isn't gay. He was tapping Rachal Weisz.

Lucky bastard

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 10:05 PM (pUDQf)


Apparently he came out but it may have been BS - he is apparently a huge prankster.

It was treated as "straight" news at the time and I don't follow gossip.

People still say he's bi but he *is* married so none of my business.

Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at March 26, 2016 10:11 PM (wB8Tg)

260 Posted by: navybrat at March 26, 2016 10:06 PM (8QGte)

Jesus. At 94 she should do whatever the hell makes her happy. Doctors are idiots.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 10:11 PM (pUDQf)

261 251: Good for you and your mom. I'm picturing a feisty old gal telling the doctor that she didn't live to be 94 by jumping on any health fad bandwagons.

Posted by: PaleRider at March 26, 2016 10:12 PM (3kUGE)

262 That'll teach me to believe anything on the news!

Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at March 26, 2016 10:12 PM (wB8Tg)

263 Well, I'm still afraid Bond will become PC

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According to rumor, Jesus has been 86'd from the new Ben Hur.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks at March 26, 2016 10:12 PM (Nwg0u)

264 re "this Finding Jesus series on CNN" Bart Ehrman's got a new book out too: "Jesus Before the Gospels: How the Earliest Christians Remembered, Changed, and Invented Their Stories of the Savior"

I used to lap this stuff up myself, but nowadays I just don't think we *need* another book on how Christianity is doing it wrong. There are other religions out there that, in my humble opinion, need the attentions of secular scholarship more.

(By other religions I mean Islam, and by attentions I mean a good hard reaming. Sorry for the spoiler.)

Posted by: boulder terlit hobo at March 26, 2016 10:12 PM (6FqZa)

265
I've got The Ten Commandments playing on TV. Good stuff.

Posted by: Ed Anger at March 26, 2016 10:13 PM (RcpcZ)

266 iforgot should be editing The U. S. Naval Institute's Proceedings magazine, FFS.

Might I suggest immediate execution for any author who submits an article containing the words "asymmetrical warfighting" or "littoral", iforgot?

Posted by: Sharkman at March 26, 2016 10:13 PM (QWtgr)

267 She will not stop.
I make her a cocktail we play Chinese checkers (she kicks my ass kind of a lot).

It is the highlight of her whole day. Mine too.

Posted by: navybrat at March 26, 2016 10:13 PM (8QGte)

268 Posted by: navybrat at March 26, 2016 10:06 PM (8

Tell Doc to worry about some other issue

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at March 26, 2016 10:14 PM (voOPb)

269 Kateurday ONT Compliance Pics

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/713770630391443457

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/713770787640057856

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/713770962882322432

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/713771119753478144

Posted by: kbdabear at March 26, 2016 10:14 PM (FWcaE)

270 Posted by: navybrat at March 26, 2016 10:13 PM (8QGte)

Yeah, don't let some snot nosed Doctor screw that up. Thems memories.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 10:14 PM (pUDQf)

271 For anyone not into CGI, Stagecoach is just starting on TCM. The John Wayne version.

Posted by: Infidel at March 26, 2016 10:15 PM (+kSxm)

272
According to rumor, Jesus has been 86'd from the new Ben Hur.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks at March 26, 2016 10:12 PM (Nwg0u)









So the fact that the Wallace's book was called "Ben Hur: A Tale Of The Christ" doesn't matter?

Of course. That makes total sense.

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at March 26, 2016 10:15 PM (o98Jz)

273 were under a ton of pressure to do that this time, even threatened wit funding or cooperaton problems, and they managed.

Fingers crossed!

We need a Felix Leiter movie.
Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at March 26, 2016 10:07 PM (wB8Tg)

They messed up Top Gear, they under pressure from the BBC to be more PC and stop making fun of electric cars, that's what pushed Jeremy Clarkson over the edge.

Posted by: Patrick From Ohio at March 26, 2016 10:15 PM (c4yY7)

274 Apparently if Craig is gay, he's really bad at it.

Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at March 26, 2016 10:16 PM (wB8Tg)

275 More Kateurday ONT Compliance Pics

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/713771254331924482

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/713771402650894337

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/713771553037684738

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/713771709459992576

Posted by: kbdabear at March 26, 2016 10:16 PM (FWcaE)

276
Apparently if Craig is gay, he's really bad at it.
Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith


Perhaps he is bilingual.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot Jr. at March 26, 2016 10:17 PM (FkBIv)

277 Navybrat,
Tell the doctor to lighten up. She's 94 , let her be.

Posted by: mpfs,Well there are squirrels in the attic again... This time it's personal at March 26, 2016 10:17 PM (OF+ge)

278 260: exactly. doctors are fuckin tools anymore. fuck them and big pharma. what a god damn racket.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at March 26, 2016 10:17 PM (ucDmr)

279 "Tell the doctor to lighten up."

Well, he's just doing his job. Blood tests came back with some elevated numbers.

For the first time ever, for her. We should all be so lucky.

Posted by: navybrat at March 26, 2016 10:19 PM (8QGte)

280 I think Jesus existed, but I'm iffy on Ol' Mo.

Posted by: logprof at March 26, 2016 10:19 PM (82Fs0)

281 Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming "Wow! What a Ride!

- Hunter S Thompson.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 10:19 PM (pUDQf)

282 258 >> What do you want? They reboot every time they change Bonds.

Posted by: AlaBAMA

Yeah, but they keep his age essentially the same (30s-40s); they have to change Bonds every so often to keep that myth part going.

Going to young Bond would be a reboot, or a prequel -- I'm thinking of another thunderturd set of prequels...

and shuddering.

Posted by: GnuBreed at March 26, 2016 10:20 PM (gyKtp)

283 241 I gotta admit, this Finding Jesus series on CNN is very interesting, even to a skeptic.
Posted by: logprof at March 26, 2016 10:02 PM (82Fs0)

I recall seeing a show maybe 10 years ago about an atheist investigative journalist who set out to disprove various miracles, like crying statues of Mary & Eucharistic blood miracles. After all his research & examination, he converted to Catholicism. He saw too much to not believe. It was Spanish-language but English subtitles. Ring a bell with anyone?

Posted by: Josephistan at March 26, 2016 10:20 PM (7qAYi)

284 281: THIS!

Posted by: chavez the hugo at March 26, 2016 10:20 PM (ucDmr)

285 Der Tollensekrieg, 1250 BC -
http://science.sciencemag.org/content/351/6280/1384.full

A.k.a., the first great European war. Everyone came for hundreds of miles around to whoop ass by the river Tollense. Is it related to the Sea Peoples?

Be interesting to find out *why* they fought.

Either way, the 1250ish BC era was one "interesting" time.

Posted by: boulder terlit hobo at March 26, 2016 10:20 PM (6FqZa)

286 Well at least we still have Caturdays.

Posted by: Alana at March 26, 2016 10:23 PM (6KznF)

287 263:According to rumor, Jesus has been 86'd from the new Ben Hur.


Figures. Brave Hollywood!! So so brave!

Posted by: Puddleglum, still on the UVA bandwagon at March 26, 2016 10:23 PM (NGd+i)

288 226, Sharkman - I let my subscription to "Proceedings" slip. Too doctrinaire, glosses over program failures, always looking for dramatic budget increases. The Coastie mag is much better.

Posted by: Skookumchuk at March 26, 2016 10:24 PM (/WPPJ)

289 since connery got too old for bond, fuck that shit. it all sucked. call me old, fine. stay off my lawn too.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at March 26, 2016 10:24 PM (ucDmr)

290 * raises hand *

"Present!"

But eating dinner and watching some video. You'll wait for me, right?

Posted by: mindful webworker - 20 Years on the Web at March 26, 2016 10:24 PM (5a8XA)

291 According to rumor, Jesus has been 86'd from the new Ben Hur.
Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks at March 26, 2016 10:12 PM (Nwg0u)

When I started to watch the Ridley Scott version of Moses and saw they used BCE ( Before Common Era) I stopped watching and knew it would be shit.

Posted by: Patrick From Ohio at March 26, 2016 10:26 PM (c4yY7)

292 Posted by: GnuBreed at March 26, 2016 10:20 PM (gyKtp)

Yeah, but I'm not sold on the late thirties early forties Bond getting his first of two kills needed for double 0 status. They should start with a early thirties version back story on his time in the navy. Then his recruiting into MI6.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 10:26 PM (pUDQf)

293 bth at 285
Yes, just last night I listened to an interesting podcast about that discovery.
John Batchelor show.
That is a very good podcast, btw.
Lots of interviews with authors of non fiction. Historical stuff, all kinds.

Posted by: navybrat at March 26, 2016 10:26 PM (8QGte)

294 Chavez have a snickers

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at March 26, 2016 10:26 PM (voOPb)

295 294: but, i don't like snickers. now what?

Posted by: chavez the hugo at March 26, 2016 10:28 PM (ucDmr)

296 When I started to watch the Ridley Scott version of Moses and saw they used BCE ( Before Common Era) I stopped watching and knew it would be shit.
Posted by: Patrick From Ohio at March 26, 2016 10:26 PM (c4yY7)


--Yet Ridley Scott produced Killing Jesus, which is pretty straightforward with the Gospels.

Posted by: logprof at March 26, 2016 10:29 PM (82Fs0)

297 Posted by: chavez the hugo at March 26, 2016 10:28 PM (ucDmr)

Scotch.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 10:29 PM (pUDQf)

298 Look at what they're doing to GhostBusters a 186 million dollar piece of crap.

Posted by: Patrick From Ohio at March 26, 2016 10:30 PM (c4yY7)

299 Damn Chavez, have a valu-rite

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at March 26, 2016 10:30 PM (voOPb)

300 Trump is going to attack Hillary in physical terms. He has already given some tells this way. He has said that she doesn't have the stamina, and that she shouldn't be allowed to run.

Posted by: cm9000 at March 26, 2016 10:30 PM (2TUVm)

301 Aren't they doing a sequel to Promethian?

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 10:30 PM (pUDQf)

302 Might I suggest immediate execution for any author who submits an article containing the words "asymmetrical warfighting" or "littoral", iforgot?

Posted by: Sharkman at March 26, 2016 10:13 PM (QWtgr)
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Execution isn't good enough. They'll be sentenced to a job like waiter in a very busy steakhouse, where the wage is sub-minimum and the only way they can survive is by being competent and providing good service. They will also have to serve Michelle Obamas.

Posted by: iforgot at March 26, 2016 10:30 PM (5o5ek)

303 BAMA sounds good my friend. I prefer to keep rhe edge.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at March 26, 2016 10:31 PM (ucDmr)

304 I like this song. "Colonel Joe" by Alphaspin:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hcT8lKKpeXs

Posted by: rickl at March 26, 2016 10:31 PM (sdi6R)

305 Since you probably haven't heard it this year, Gene Autry singing 'Here Comes Peter Cottontail'

http://preview.tinyurl.com/guon33a

*longs nostalgically for simpler days*

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at March 26, 2016 10:32 PM (9mTYi)

306 We need a Felix Leiter movie.

Posted by: Merovign

I hope you're not joking. He's a complex character that's only been cartooned in the movies. For one thing, handicapped! You'd think the ADA types would be screaming for this. Plus, Texan. Really. You can look it up.

And, of course, he drove...a Studillac. To Saratoga.

Posted by: Stringer Davis at March 26, 2016 10:33 PM (xq1UY)

307 *longs nostalgically for simpler days*

We enjoyed them too.

Posted by: the vikings, arabs, avars and huns at March 26, 2016 10:34 PM (6FqZa)

308 Believe it or not, SNL just trashed the Hildebeast and Bill. Must be Bernie fans.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at March 26, 2016 10:34 PM (ucDmr)

309 'Here Comes Peter Cottontail'

Oh, man... I remember playing Mom's old 78rpm of this! The record itself was either red or yellow. (can't quite remember that much.)

My lawn, you know the drill. Lol.

Posted by: JQ Flyover at March 26, 2016 10:36 PM (044Fx)

310 Be interesting to find out *why* they fought.

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According to the article, there was a bridge there. A good guess is that somebody didn't want somebody else using their bridge.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks at March 26, 2016 10:36 PM (Nwg0u)

311 176 I read somewhere that Batman vs Superman has to make at least 800 million to break even, that's crazy.
Posted by: Patrick From Ohio at March 26, 2016 09:45 PM (c4yY7)


Depends on the who needs it to "break even".

If the actors or directors need a "break even" point to start getting a cut, then $800M sounds about right.

For the producers/studio to break even, they need to movie to do about twice what it's budget is, which in the case of Batman v Superman would be about $500M.

Posted by: Ashley Judd's Puffy Scamper, aka MrCaniac at March 26, 2016 10:37 PM (1JnAL)

312 Man. Kids these days will never know of 78s

The Night Chicago died. Dad had that on 78. And a bunch of Kenny Rogers.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 10:38 PM (pUDQf)

313 Thanks Hammer. That was nice and brings back a lot of good memories.

Posted by: Infidel at March 26, 2016 10:38 PM (+kSxm)

314 Oh, for crying out loud, don't get me started on movie producer accounting practices.
They can make numbers turn out however they want.
Been doing it for decades.
Decades.

Posted by: navybrat at March 26, 2016 10:38 PM (8QGte)

315
Believe it or not, SNL just trashed the Hildebeast and Bill. Must be Bernie fans.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at March 26, 2016 10:34 PM (ucDmr)
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The Goldman Sachs speeches? The dynasty? The cronyism? The warmongering? NAFTA? The Defense of Marriage Act? Yeah, them's Bernie routines.

Posted by: iforgot at March 26, 2016 10:40 PM (5o5ek)

316 I think Bill don't be a hero was the B side.

Paper lace.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 10:40 PM (pUDQf)

317 Billy

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 10:41 PM (pUDQf)

318 The Clintons recently went off on how Obama's reign of error has sucked for everyone except Michelle. SNL was always all-in for Barky.

Posted by: boulder terlit hobo at March 26, 2016 10:42 PM (6FqZa)

319 Bonus: 'Easter Parade'

And if you are Vic's age, you'll know what 'rotogravure' refers to.
http://preview.tinyurl.com/hntplyp

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at March 26, 2016 10:42 PM (9mTYi)

320 If there are any Glen Campbell fans here, with a prayer to spare, he could use one.
He has started the final stages of Alzheimers and no longer even recognizes his guitar, nor has the strength to pick it up.
Took a swing at his wife Kim.
The heart breaks.
Such a great and handsome musician, session man, star.
Now brought low.

Posted by: navybrat at March 26, 2016 10:43 PM (8QGte)

321 Wait... hasn't everyone make a micro rocket from a paper match?

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at March 26, 2016 10:43 PM (9mTYi)

322 315: No just made fun of their diminishing mental capacty. Kinda funny really.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at March 26, 2016 10:43 PM (ucDmr)

323 Howdy ONT.

Just had a ranch neighbor stop by for the last ........five litteral hours.

Posted by: Ricardo Kill at March 26, 2016 10:44 PM (9ym/8)

324 'sup

Posted by: Sheriff Bart at March 26, 2016 10:44 PM (sl+zA)

325 Just had a ranch neighbor stop by for the last ........five litteral hours.
Posted by: Ricardo Kill
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Did he have to fly in?

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at March 26, 2016 10:45 PM (9mTYi)

326 Got a job offer tossed for the trouble.

Posted by: Ricardo Kill at March 26, 2016 10:46 PM (9ym/8)

327 Just had a ranch neighbor stop by for the last ........five litteral hours

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That's a long time to be hanging out in the shallows. Your feet must be wrinkled.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero) at March 26, 2016 10:46 PM (sl+zA)

328 SNL was always all-in for Barky.

Posted by: boulder terlit hobo at March 26, 2016 10:42 PM (6FqZa)


And they'll be just as all-in for Hillary.

Posted by: cm9000 at March 26, 2016 10:47 PM (2TUVm)

329 Not jokingabout Leiter. could be fun.

Talking on phone with someone about the 3200 year old bridge slaughter, the ancient bronze trade, and the Hyborean Age.

Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at March 26, 2016 10:47 PM (wB8Tg)

330 RK better job than you have now? Being a married guy you will have to bring home more bacon

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at March 26, 2016 10:47 PM (voOPb)

331 276
Apparently if Craig is gay, he's really bad at it.
Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith

Perhaps he is bilingual.
Posted by: Bertram Cabot Jr. at March 26, 2016 10:17 PM (FkBIv)


He might be transginger.

Posted by: Eric Cartman at March 26, 2016 10:47 PM (1JnAL)

332 If there are any Glen Campbell fans here, with a prayer to spare, he could use one.
He has started the final stages of Alzheimers and no longer even recognizes his guitar, nor has the strength to pick it up.
Took a swing at his wife Kim.
The heart breaks.
Such a great and handsome musician, session man, star.
Now brought low.
Posted by: navybrat

I just burned up a little of my wi-fi reserve listening to Galveston, on of my favorites. Thanks for the mention.

Posted by: Jinx the Cat at March 26, 2016 10:47 PM (ZHnL2)

333 "Did he have to fly in?"


No. But he stay'd a while and talked about EVERYTHING under the Sun.

Posted by: Ricardo Kill at March 26, 2016 10:48 PM (9ym/8)

334 Heard this one allllll the time when I was a kid:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKeqXyY-9xA

Prayers up for Glen Campbell.

Posted by: JQ Flyover at March 26, 2016 10:48 PM (044Fx)

335 Prayers for Mr. Campbell and his family.

Posted by: Infidel at March 26, 2016 10:49 PM (+kSxm)

336 Galveston, by Jimmy Webb.
Webb and Campbell, a match made in heaven.

Posted by: navybrat at March 26, 2016 10:49 PM (8QGte)

337 @316 Real 78's do not have "B" sides.

I had Fritz Kreisler's "Poor Butterfly" on shellac.
My best friend dropped it on its edge in the driveway. The blacktop driveway.
I've never really trusted him since.
It's been 45 years.

Posted by: Stringer Davis at March 26, 2016 10:49 PM (xq1UY)

338 333 "Did he have to fly in?"


No. But he stay'd a while and talked about EVERYTHING under the Sun.

Posted by: Ricardo Kill at March 26, 2016 10:48 PM (9ym/



Who's he votin' for?

Posted by: cthulhu at March 26, 2016 10:50 PM (EzgxV)

339 RK better job than you have now?"


If I invest in a $40 truck he can give me all the work I want.

Oh yeah finacee. Shit.

Posted by: Ricardo Kill at March 26, 2016 10:51 PM (9ym/8)

340 "Who's he votin' for?"


Trump.

Posted by: Ricardo Kill at March 26, 2016 10:52 PM (9ym/8)

341 Maybe they were 45? I always misremember the RpM war.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 10:53 PM (pUDQf)

342 Godspeed Mr. Campbell. Prayers up for you and family. Terrible way to go out. Been there.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at March 26, 2016 10:54 PM (ucDmr)

343 No. But he stay'd a while and talked about EVERYTHING under the Sun.
Posted by: Ricardo Kill at March 26, 2016 10:48 PM (9ym/

What'd he want? Lemme guess, he wanted to rent a bulldozer to clear some brush or road and wanted to split the cost with you?

Posted by: Arson Wells at March 26, 2016 10:54 PM (/E+t2)

344 @329 I 'admitted' to it earlier in the day.
That spot is within an easy walk of the origin point of my father's father's family, and of my mother's father's family. There, on the Baltic littoral, half my ancestors "literally" ate the other half.

And on Mother's other side, you have your Iroquois and your Hurons. Brock Yates once wrote "When the Iroquouis met the Hurons, there were no Hurons left to tell the tale." He said that in their language, "Mohawk" meant "man eater."

Posted by: Stringer Davis at March 26, 2016 10:56 PM (xq1UY)

345 My step monster had the grease soundtrack on vinyl. She used to make us do lip syncing to grease songs.

I've never been quite right after singing along with Frankie Avalon.

Beauty School Dropout...

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 10:57 PM (pUDQf)

346 RK - If there are tunnels involved?

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at March 26, 2016 10:57 PM (9mTYi)

347 334 Heard this one allllll the time when I was a kid:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKeqXyY-9xA

Prayers up for Glen Campbell.
Posted by: JQ Flyover at March 26, 2016 10:48 PM (044Fx)


I was 10 years old when it came out. It was one of the earliest hit songs I remember.

Godspeed, Glen.

Posted by: rickl at March 26, 2016 10:57 PM (sdi6R)

348 Now they want you to not drive your car on Earf Day.

Well, I guess that means burning tires on my own lawn all day. For Canada.

Posted by: t-bird at March 26, 2016 10:58 PM (mxCgt)

349 "What'd he want? Lemme guess, he wanted to rent a bulldozer to clear some brush or road and wanted to split the cost with you?"

No. This is a self-made man who works out DFW. Gravel hauling biz. Dude blows more money on BS than I make in a week.

Posted by: Ricardo Kill at March 26, 2016 10:58 PM (9ym/8)

350 Obama's shit midas touch still lives- Kansas loses

Posted by: free tibet, with purchase of equal or greater value tibet at March 26, 2016 10:58 PM (lAXNl)

351 Prayers for Glenn Campbell, my Mother-In-law suffered from that, it's not fun.

Posted by: Patrick From Ohio at March 26, 2016 10:59 PM (c4yY7)

352 Took son to see the Batman vs. Superman pretty meh. Son thought it was 'OK', not as good as some of the Marvel stuff he prefers

Posted by: ghost of hallelujah at March 26, 2016 10:59 PM (dBmVV)

353 Hither came Conan the Cimmerian, black-haired, sullen-eyed, weapons in hand, a thief, a reaver, a slayer, with gigantic melancholies and colossal mirth, to tread the jeweled thrones of the Earth under his sandaled feet.

And then some asshole with a longbow shot him in the left ear.

Posted by: boulder terlit hobo at March 26, 2016 10:59 PM (6FqZa)

354 348: When is earf day? I plan on letting my car all fuckin day.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at March 26, 2016 11:00 PM (ucDmr)

355

Urf day-- KMA day! I'll be driving, because J.O.B. y'know... gotta support the grifters.

Posted by: JQ Flyover at March 26, 2016 11:01 PM (044Fx)

356 so I watched your

movie.

I don't's

your going to youse the gov.nt

aggaianst us?

Posted by: o b whan..... at March 26, 2016 11:02 PM (AG7GB)

357 SNL rarely makes an Obama joke. Most of their Obama "jokes" were at the expense of someone else. Usually Republicans, conservatives or other preferred targets.

Posted by: cm9000 at March 26, 2016 11:02 PM (2TUVm)

358 Posted by: chavez the hugo at March 26, 2016 11:00 PM (ucDmr)

I think you a word.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 11:02 PM (pUDQf)

359 April 22, aka burn a tire for gaia day.

Posted by: JQ Flyover at March 26, 2016 11:02 PM (044Fx)

360 This is a self-made man who works out DFW. Gravel hauling biz. Dude blows more money on BS than I make in a week.
Posted by: Ricardo Kill
-----------

One of the wealthier guys I've known was a paving contractor.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at March 26, 2016 11:02 PM (9mTYi)

361 God Bless Glen Campbell.

Posted by: Ricardo Kill at March 26, 2016 11:03 PM (9ym/8)

362 adios peeps, happy easter! maybe tomorrow. who knows?

Posted by: chavez the hugo at March 26, 2016 11:03 PM (ucDmr)

363
Maybe they were 45? I always misremember the RpM war.
Posted by: AlaBAMA


The songs you were talking about had to be 45s.

78s were really old stuff or kiddie records from the 50s.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot Jr. at March 26, 2016 11:03 PM (FkBIv)

364 84 Speaking of Antarctica, it's been declared the world's first LBGT friendly continent! Hooray diversity! https://tinyurl.com/hx7ecde

Posted by: Josephistan at March 26, 2016 09:24 PM (7qAYi)

++++

I guess that means they have the whole bathroom situation squared away. What a relief we don't have that preying on our minds!

Posted by: Anon Y. Mous at March 26, 2016 11:03 PM (R+30W)

365 AG7GB - who bitch this is?

Posted by: boulder terlit hobo at March 26, 2016 11:03 PM (6FqZa)

366 not the grand daughter.

kagoom is mete...

glourgh inds!?

Posted by: o b whan..... at March 26, 2016 11:03 PM (AG7GB)

367 The songs you were talking about had to be 45s.

78s were really old stuff or kiddie records from the 50s.
Posted by: Bertram Cabot Jr. at March 26, 2016 11:03 PM (FkBIv)

Yeah, these are 70s songs. So I guess 45 or 33.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 11:05 PM (pUDQf)

368 who bitch this is?

Raykon.

Posted by: JQ Flyover at March 26, 2016 11:05 PM (044Fx)

369 I could write a sonnet

About your Easter bonnet

...but I won't

Posted by: ghost of hallelujah at March 26, 2016 11:06 PM (dBmVV)

370 No just made fun of their diminishing mental capacty. Kinda funny really.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at March 26, 2016 10:43 PM (ucDmr)

------------------------------

omg that sounds hilarious. Ima look for it.

Posted by: iforgot at March 26, 2016 11:06 PM (5o5ek)

371 Retired General Mattis? Boy, could that guy ever sing. I hope he comes back.
♪ Chances are... ♫

Posted by: andycanuck at March 26, 2016 11:06 PM (ioqGj)

372 358: idle was the word. had a few.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at March 26, 2016 11:07 PM (ucDmr)

373 Glen Campbell had a huge hit with "Gentle On My Mind", and this is a good live version:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETkzK9pXMio




...written by John Hartford, and look him up on YouTube. You'll be gone for hours.

Posted by: rickl at March 26, 2016 11:07 PM (sdi6R)

374 How pathetic it must be to be a hack writer on a show like SNL and only use humor on one side.

Posted by: cm9000 at March 26, 2016 11:07 PM (2TUVm)

375 All good Chavez. I'm just a resident smart ass. Lol

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 11:08 PM (pUDQf)

376 375: nothin wrong with that. have a great easter my friend.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at March 26, 2016 11:09 PM (ucDmr)

377 45s were not being produced by the mid 50s or before.
Rock n Roll was 45s.


Posted by: Ralph at March 26, 2016 11:09 PM (UOJYi)

378 Oooh, Gentle on my Mind.... thanks for that link, Rickl... reminds me of happier times!

Posted by: JQ Flyover at March 26, 2016 11:09 PM (044Fx)

379 My mother-in-law is 84. Just bought her Dry Sack sherry and Johnny Walker Blue for Easter. At some point you can eat and drink what ever you want. Probably a plate of bacon tomorrow too.

Posted by: free tibet, with purchase of equal or greater value tibet at March 26, 2016 11:10 PM (lAXNl)

380 Just an update on last night. Little was OK this morning when he woke and his friend was gone. I had left him a note saying that the boy went home because "he wasn't well". (Heh) They played together later in the day, so, I've got a resilient kid. I'm relieved.

Posted by: Weirddave at March 26, 2016 11:11 PM (CTvSA)

381 370: hildebeast was playing angus you riffs, and bill elton john. pretty funny i thought. takes alot to make me laugh.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at March 26, 2016 11:12 PM (ucDmr)

382 USS Barack Obama? Perhaps inevitable.

I'd rather the Navy be disestablished first.

Posted by: That Guy at March 26, 2016 11:12 PM (J3UIw)

383 Glad Little is OK. Raising kids in this world, man. Kudos.

Posted by: Ralph at March 26, 2016 11:12 PM (UOJYi)

384 No one cares about me anymore...

*sobbing, runs from the room*

Posted by: 16 2/3 RPM Record at March 26, 2016 11:13 PM (9mTYi)

385 Wait. Axl Rose in AC/DC?

WTF

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 11:13 PM (pUDQf)

386 #52

If you look at where that growth was, though, it might as well not exist if you aren't a Silicon Valley or Hollywood elite type. A lot of short term jobs that used to get me through rough times have completely dried up as big companies are holding back on replacing or upgrading equipment. Unless I've been singled out for rejection by all the contractors I've worked for previously (which I admit isn't outside the realm of possibility) there is a lot less work in sectors that used to be reliable because the equipment was on a three year replacement cycle.

Posted by: Epobirs at March 26, 2016 11:13 PM (IdCqF)

387 No one cares about me anymore...



*sobbing, runs from the room*

Posted by: 16 2/3 RPM Record at March 26, 2016 11:13 PM


That's right, mr. Lo-Fi! Keep on runnin'!

Posted by: JQ Flyover at March 26, 2016 11:14 PM (044Fx)

388 Does the Navy have tug boats? Maybe they have butt tugs.
That's where his name belongs.

Posted by: Ralph at March 26, 2016 11:14 PM (UOJYi)

389 385: reaching for fucking straws. he will never show up. idiots.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at March 26, 2016 11:15 PM (ucDmr)

390 380 Just an update on last night. Little was OK this morning when he woke and his friend was gone. I had left him a note saying that the boy went home because "he wasn't well". (Heh) They played together later in the day, so, I've got a resilient kid. I'm relieved.

Posted by: Weirddave at March 26, 2016 11:11 PM (CTvSA)



It's still sad.

Posted by: cthulhu at March 26, 2016 11:15 PM (EzgxV)

391 USS Barack Obama? Perhaps inevitable.


Sadly inevitable.

Posted by: cm9000 at March 26, 2016 11:16 PM (2TUVm)

392 180 The USS Barack Obama should have no guns or any other scary weapons.
It should only have loud speaker for broadcasting stern words and soaring, nonsensical rhetoric at our enemies --- wait, do we have any enemies now that he's made Iran and Cuba our bestest allies?

Posted by: Lizzy at March 26, 2016 09:46 PM (NOIQH)

++++

England, Israel. Oh, and the big one... Republicans.

Posted by: Anon Y. Mous at March 26, 2016 11:16 PM (R+30W)

393 Posted by: chavez the hugo at March 26, 2016 11:15 PM (ucDmr)

Yeah, you're probably right. He's definitely a No Show Jones knock off.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 11:17 PM (pUDQf)

394 Evening horde.

Are we cordial tonight?

Posted by: RWC - Team BOHICA at March 26, 2016 11:17 PM (hlMPp)

395 USS Barack Obama? Perhaps inevitable.
-------------

Garbage scow.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at March 26, 2016 11:17 PM (9mTYi)

396
Our family has a long record of military service dating back to the Revolutionary War.

We encompass all the branches, and our service runs the gamut from one and done to a career.

I talk with a lot of AD and prospective volunteers about service, and am pretty familiar with what they face currently.

I tell them that things WILL change in time and counsel those currently serving to stay the course. We'll need competent people for the future, lest we wind up in the same sorry mess.

Still,it nauseates me to see the continual betrayal.

But I DO remain so terribly proud of them.

Posted by: irongrampa at March 26, 2016 11:18 PM (P/8aq)

397 I'm going to jump in here with a rant. I was just on FB and somebody had posted a link to another article about Trump supporters being authoritarians and how authoritarians are attracted to the Republican party. This is one of the sentences in the beginning of the article:

"People who score high in authoritarianism, when they feel threatened, look for strong leaders who promise to take whatever action necessary to protect them from outsiders and prevent the changes they fear."

That perfectly describes every college kid curled up in a ball and whimpering for a safe space when a conservative idea manages to penetrate their progressive force field. I can't stand Trump, but I am just so tired of all these 'scary authoritarians in the Republican party' stories. How can these political scientists not see the authoritarian streak among the Democrats? Grrr!

Rant over.

Posted by: biancaneve at March 26, 2016 11:19 PM (e98eb)

398 Here's Glen and John together:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TW7OFAir3OQ

Posted by: rickl at March 26, 2016 11:19 PM (sdi6R)

399 Talking on phone with someone about the 3200 year old bridge slaughter, the ancient bronze trade, and the Hyborean Age.
1-900-DIRTY-AGES ???

Posted by: andycanuck at March 26, 2016 11:19 PM (ioqGj)

400 USS Barack Obama? Perhaps inevitable. ------------- Garbage scow

"I meant to say it should be hauled away... as garbage!"

Posted by: boulder terlit hobo at March 26, 2016 11:20 PM (6FqZa)

401 Are 1-900 numbers still a thing? With all the free pron?

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 11:20 PM (pUDQf)

402 How can these political scientists not see the authoritarian streak among the Democrats?


Because those political scientists are Democrats?

Posted by: Puddleglum, still on the UVA bandwagon at March 26, 2016 11:21 PM (NGd+i)

403 There are at least 216 foreign words for positive emotional states and concepts that we don't have in English.

It's not a matter of "don't have". We take whatever words exist that express things we care to say succinctly. If we cared about any of those things then we would just adopt those words. But, as things stand it's more than sufficient to just describe those feelings and relationships rather than have some nifty one-word shortcut that would only get used rarely.

BTW, I'm surprised that Schaudenfreude didn't make the list. English has almost adopted that one.

Posted by: ThePrimoridalOrderedPair at March 26, 2016 11:22 PM (zc3Db)

404 @Freeper: Ted says he has no desire to copulate w/Donald.
Whew, that's a relief. ...I was worried for a while.


Posted by: Ralph at March 26, 2016 11:22 PM (UOJYi)

405 400 "I meant to say it should be hauled away... as garbage!"
Posted by: boulder terlit hobo at March 26, 2016 11:20 PM (6FqZa)


That had me racking my brains for a couple of minutes. Then I remembered where I'd heard that. Good one.

Posted by: Splunge at March 26, 2016 11:23 PM (iMxBJ)

406 #377

45s were introduced by RCA in late 1948. Columbia had a 33.3 RPM single format derived from the LP format introduced around the same time but it didn't catch on. So the format was available but it was a matter of the right cultural factors to come together to make singles a big thing.

Posted by: Epobirs at March 26, 2016 11:23 PM (IdCqF)

407 227 I've been using Duck Duck Go for years for most searches, though you have to use google if you want to read paywalled wsj articles.

Posted by: GnuBreed at March 26, 2016 09:58 PM (gyKtp)

++++

WSJ blocked that. Doesn't work anymore.

Posted by: Anon Y. Mous at March 26, 2016 11:23 PM (R+30W)

408 @402 - Exactly. And everybody reporting on it doesn't see it either because they're also Democrats.

Posted by: biancaneve at March 26, 2016 11:24 PM (e98eb)

409 Evenin' everyone.

Posted by: Blanco Basura at March 26, 2016 11:26 PM (YJmuy)

410 USS Barack Obama? Perhaps inevitable.
---------------------------

It could be fun. Like opening a super-swinging bar and calling it "The Mecca Room."

Posted by: iforgot at March 26, 2016 11:26 PM (5o5ek)

411 @Freeper: Ted says he has no desire to copulate w/Donald.

Whew, that's a relief. ...I was worried for a while.

Posted by: Ralph at March 26, 2016 11:22 PM (UOJYi)


You all realize that there is probably already Yaoi pr0nz of that out there...

Posted by: The Non-yaoi Hat at March 26, 2016 11:26 PM (vBeA5)

412
Eyelids drooping . . . alarm set for 6:00 a.m. . . .

Posted by: iforgot at March 26, 2016 11:29 PM (5o5ek)

413 Love your optimism IG. Truly do.


But I think you are going to be disappointed.

America....is not America anymore.

It's just not.

Plain and simple.

Posted by: RWC - Team BOHICA at March 26, 2016 11:29 PM (hlMPp)

414 Why not name one of those busted littoral wessels the USS Broke O'Bummer?

Posted by: Headless Body of Agnew at March 26, 2016 11:30 PM (ocw+t)

415 Only 9:30-ish PDT, where all the westies?

Posted by: JQ Flyover at March 26, 2016 11:30 PM (044Fx)

416 Alright you miscreants, calm down now

Posted by: thathalfrican - be water my friend at March 26, 2016 11:30 PM (R5HRU)

417 413 Love your optimism IG. Truly do.


But I think you are going to be disappointed.

America....is not America anymore.

It's just not.

Plain and simple.
Posted by: RWC - Team BOHICA at March 26, 2016 11:29 PM (hlMPp)


I'm not surprised that America has changed. I just surprised it's changed so much in 30 years. Ask me if this would be America in 1985 and I'd have laughed.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 11:32 PM (pUDQf)

418 USS Barack Obama? Perhaps inevitable.

"Look out,everyone! Here comes the Ship of Fools"

Posted by: t-bird at March 26, 2016 11:32 PM (ZxmMG)

419 You have a hell of a family, irongrampa. I'll do my best to be worthy of them, though my "best" isn't much.

Posted by: rickl at March 26, 2016 11:33 PM (sdi6R)

420 USS Barack Obama? Perhaps inevitable.


A golf course would be more apropos...

Posted by: donna at March 26, 2016 11:34 PM (O2RFr)

421 Well, just so it's sensitive pr0nz.


Posted by: Ralph at March 26, 2016 11:34 PM (UOJYi)

422 USS Barack Obama


I will be its first Captain!!

Posted by: Cap Zapp Brannigan at March 26, 2016 11:35 PM (NGd+i)

423 Posted by: donna at March 26, 2016 11:34 PM (O2RFr)

Rename a muni course near an airport in Hawaii after him. Very fitting.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 11:35 PM (pUDQf)

424
Happy Easter y''all.

And goodnight.

Posted by: Ed Anger at March 26, 2016 11:35 PM (RcpcZ)

425 U.S.S. Barack Obama:

Solar engines provide a slow top speed perfectly suited to "leading from behind"

Lack of guns ensures that the vessel will not "do stupid shit."

Amenities include a putting green, a "Choom room" with ventilation that can be turned off, and a soundproof "Mother-in-law" suite.

Posted by: Splunge at March 26, 2016 11:36 PM (iMxBJ)

426 Whatever class of ship the USS Obama might be, one thing is assured.

It'll always moor stern-to the dock.


Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at March 26, 2016 11:36 PM (McRlu)

427 401 Are 1-900 numbers still a thing? With all the free pron?
Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 11:20 PM (pUDQf)


The "chat lines" are still around, they just take credit cards these days since most everyone uses cellphones for those types of things.

Plus, phone companies got tired of dealing with angry customers complaining about the charges showing up on their phone bills and getting the phone company to remove the charges.

Posted by: Ashley Judds Puffy Scamper, aka MrCaniac at March 26, 2016 11:38 PM (1JnAL)

428 @ 413

Of course it isn't, RWC--not on the surface, anyway.

But the bedrock is still there solid as ever.

By bedrock I mean the precepts that adhering to allowed us to flourish and become the most exceptional country and people on the planet.

That trinity has got to be cleansed of the filth laid on it by the progressive left.

I am utterly convinced it can be done. You realize, I'm sure, that it CAN be done, that since we're Americans, we are denied the option of failure.

Posted by: irongrampa at March 26, 2016 11:38 PM (P/8aq)

429 It'll always moor stern-to the dock.

Hahaha Jim! Good one.

G'night all. Happy Easter!

Halleluia! He is risen.

Posted by: JQ Flyover at March 26, 2016 11:38 PM (044Fx)

430 Rename a muni course near an airport in Hawaii after him. Very fitting.

Maybe a miniature golf course...

Posted by: donna at March 26, 2016 11:39 PM (O2RFr)

431 Archer marathon on FX. Must be last season. Haven't seen these.

Posted by: Puddleglum at March 26, 2016 11:39 PM (NGd+i)

432 Brussels cancels "March Against Fear" due to...wait for it... fear.

Posted by: Ralph at March 26, 2016 11:39 PM (UOJYi)

433 Good nite morons
Happy Easter

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at March 26, 2016 11:40 PM (voOPb)

434 433 Good nite morons
Happy Easter



Same here....

Posted by: donna at March 26, 2016 11:41 PM (O2RFr)

435 425 U.S.S. Barack Obama:

Solar engines provide a slow top speed perfectly suited to "leading from behind"

Lack of guns ensures that the vessel will not "do stupid shit."

Amenities include a putting green, a "Choom room" with ventilation that can be turned off, and a soundproof "Mother-in-law" suite.
Posted by: Splunge at March 26, 2016 11:36 PM (iMxBJ)


Glory holes in every head.

Posted by: Ashley Judds Puffy Scamper, aka MrCaniac at March 26, 2016 11:42 PM (1JnAL)

436 Happy Easter horde!

Posted by: AlaBAMA at March 26, 2016 11:42 PM (pUDQf)

437 USS Barack Obama? Perhaps inevitable.


The only time a ship should be named for a politician is when it is about to sunk for coral to grow on. Might as well start the tradition with BO and give him another historic first.

Posted by: Blanco Basura at March 26, 2016 11:42 PM (YJmuy)

438 Guess who just tossed their elected GOP delegates and replaced them with an alternate slate?

*Spoiler in URL*

http://usvigop.org/1297-2/

Posted by: The Purging Hat at March 26, 2016 11:44 PM (vBeA5)

439 USS Barack Obama

I will be its first Captain!!
Posted by: Cap Zapp Brannigan


I nominate that Italian cruise ship captain.

Posted by: t-bird at March 26, 2016 11:44 PM (9mTYi)

440 Rename a muni course near an airport in Hawaii after him. Very fitting.

Re-badge it, too, to be par 100.

Posted by: t-bird at March 26, 2016 11:46 PM (ZxmMG)

441 Has anyone heard from beckoning chasm?
Is he alright.

Posted by: CaliGirl at March 26, 2016 11:48 PM (egOGm)

442 438 Guess who just tossed their elected GOP delegates and replaced them with an alternate slate?

*Spoiler in URL*

http://usvigop.org/1297-2/
Posted by: The Purging Hat at March 26, 2016 11:44 PM (vBeA5)


Fuck it, why not.

Next time any leftist accuses the GOP/Conservatives of manufacturing some elaborate conspiracy, remind them of the 2016 nomination where the GOP/conservatives fucked up a wet dream.

Posted by: Ashley Judd's Puffy Scamper formerly MrCaniac at March 26, 2016 11:49 PM (1JnAL)

443 #236

The character in the books was in his late thirties at the youngest. Remember, he got started as an intelligence agent during WWII and the first book was in 1953, making him at least thirty. By the time of the first movies it was kind of assume that any action hero served in WWII, even Reed Richards and Ben Grimm in the fantastic Four comics, largely because it loomed so large in the lives of the creators of these sorts of characters back then. Later conflicts were more difficult to use due to lesser scale and duration, as well as controversy over the reasons for those events.

I think the Punisher, Frank Castle was one of the first enduring characters always assumed to be a Vietnam veteran but that source of combat experience is getting far distant now for characters today unless they have special means of staying young, like Nick Fury. While a lot of characters were retconned to be born well after WWII, it was so much apart of Nick Fury's back story it had to be retained but unlike Steve Rogers they couldn't say he was frozen for decades. So they came up with a secret drug that greatly extended his life but for some reason could not be reproduced. Fury's WWII team, who mostly became SHIELD agents, were revealed to actually be long dead and replaced with LMDs.

What was I talking about again? Oh yeah, James Bond's age. Anyway, he cannot be below a certain age or he isn't believable as somebody with his skills and sophistication. Fleming wrote him as somebody who'd already experienced and dealt more mayhem than most people would ever encounter in a lifetime of strife.

Posted by: Epobirs at March 26, 2016 11:49 PM (IdCqF)

444 The only thing that should ever be named after Barky is some virus or disease that gives one uncontrollable shits.

Posted by: ThePrimoridalOrderedPair at March 26, 2016 11:50 PM (zc3Db)

445 Has anyone heard from beckoning chasm?
Is he alright.

Posted by: CaliGirl at March 26, 2016 11:48 PM (egOGm)


His latest blog post: http://preview.tinyurl.com/go4ccy8

Posted by: The Blogging Hat at March 26, 2016 11:52 PM (vBeA5)

446 Naming an aircraft carrier after the SCOAMF? No way.

However, there is one type of naval vessel on the Naval Register that would be appropriate:

In naval terminology, the prefix "Y" indicates a Yard craft used to service other vessels. I offer the concept of naming a "YGR" after Buraq Hussein.

A "YGR" is a "Sludge Removal Lighter". I leave to the Morons the contemplation of what kind of "sludge" might have to be removed from a ship.

Posted by: Subotai Bahadur at March 26, 2016 11:52 PM (b1ymB)

447 It's not a matter of "don't have". We take whatever words exist that express things we care to say succinctly. If we cared about any of those things then we would just adopt those words. But, as things stand it's more than sufficient to just describe those feelings and relationships rather than have some nifty one-word shortcut that would only get used rarely.

Posted by: ThePrimoridalOrderedPair


That or the fact that only a slim percentage of the English vocabulary is actually in use.

There are estimates that English contains between 800,000 and 1,000,000 words. The idea that the authors of that article are familiar with 50% is slight to nil.

Posted by: weft cut-loop at March 26, 2016 11:54 PM (A/3fN)

448 Here are Glen Campbell and John Hartford performing "Gentle On My Mind" as a genuine duet, on the old Smothers Brothers show:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svI0X19AFfQ

Posted by: rickl at March 26, 2016 11:55 PM (sdi6R)

449 I'm just finishing up season 2 of Fargo. They sure have it in for the feminists. Any woman who is explicitly a feminist, talking the talk, is portrayed as silly and selfish, and they all come to a bad end.

The show is set in 1979, when that whole thing about finding yourself was newer. Maybe the effect is amplified by seeing it as history.

Not that the show has anything against women or strong women. Some of the main characters - the crime boss's wife who takes over, and the troopers wife - are both well written and are portrayed as formidable people. But the feminists... so silly.

Posted by: Anon Y. Mous at March 26, 2016 11:55 PM (R+30W)

450 That derp cat is kind of scaring me now.

I think he's actually casting a daze spell on the viewers.

Posted by: weft cut-loop at March 26, 2016 11:56 PM (A/3fN)

451 The USS Barack Obama might be the first ship with a "Safe Space"

Although with the yes-men Perfumed Princes in the Pentagon and the stompy foot tantrums of the Special Snowflakes, I expect to see that before year's end.

Posted by: kbdabear at March 26, 2016 11:58 PM (Fb2d7)

452 The words article is silly. Not only can they not possibly know all possible English words, English (anglo-saxon) is primarily (latin) loanwords (germanic compound word).

So basically if any of those words are needed, we absorb them.

Most of them we just use more than one word, like after-dinner conversation or drunken planning.

Posted by: Merovign, Dark Lord of the Sith at March 27, 2016 12:01 AM (wB8Tg)

453 Hi again.

Here's what Milady and I were watching instead of my reading all your lovely comments tonight:

Documentary | Jesus and the Shroud of Turin
Daniel Bilodeau / YouTube 51:50
https://youtu.be/XTtDhvk_aw4

I've read about the Shroud for over 40 years, but learned a lot from this, including about biology (flowers & pollen on the Shroud), chemistry (limestone from the tomb), its history, and why the 1980s carbon dating "refutation" was invalid.

It's always tough to watch or read about analysis of the image on the Shroud. Uncontrollable dusty-eyed-ness for those of us who love Jesus.



Here's an article about the Shroud & facecloth:
Two Old Cloths
Binky, steynian
http://bit.ly/1Rw4Pvp

...If these two relics are original and authentic, they reveal to us a snapshot of two related moments from Good Friday, Jerusalem, most likely on Friday, April 3, A.D. 33. They show us the image of a body which has been tortured, crucified and killed, but a body which did not decay, and which somehow vanished from the burial cloths leaving a very unusual image on the Shroud, by means yet unknown and undiscovered.,,,



Here's what the Urantia Book "revelation" has to say about the method of dissolution of Jesus' body, which - regardless of what anyone thinks about the "authenticity" of the Urantia Book - is an utterly consistent explanation for the "inexplicable" method of the Shroud image (by angelic request, the "near-instantaneous dissolution" of Jesus' mortal remains):
http://bit.ly/1Rw4Pvp



Capriciously, here's Jerusalem Report, a mindful cartoon webwork from 2013, imagining reporting on miraculous events one week in Jerusalem, in a kind of steampunk 1st Century, based very loosely on the UB.



Finally, a thought to consider.

There were maybe one and a half million Jewish pilgrims from all over the Roman Empire and Mesopotamia, in Jerusalem that week, many of whom would return home with tales of the one who was crucified but rose again.

Pretty good politics, that timing.



tl;dr: Love one another.

Posted by: mindful webworker - 20 Years on the Web at March 27, 2016 12:01 AM (5a8XA)

454 441 Has anyone heard from beckoning chasm?
Is he alright.

Posted by: CaliGirl at March 26, 2016 11:48 PM (egOGm)



I have not heard from nor seen him around. He had said he would be off the blog for 48 hours last night.

Posted by: cthulhu at March 27, 2016 12:04 AM (EzgxV)

455 >>>the crime boss's wife who takes over<<< ... Jean Smart

Jean Smart also played the second president's wife in 24.
She was also in one of those 70s sitcoms.

Jean Smart a beautiful woman.


Posted by: Ralph at March 27, 2016 12:04 AM (UOJYi)

456 407 WSJ blocked that. Doesn't work anymore.

Posted by: Anon Y. Mous at March 26, 2016 11:23 PM (R+30W)

Just selected a paywalled article at wsj at random and did the google trick --

Works just fine still.

Posted by: GnuBreed at March 27, 2016 12:06 AM (gyKtp)

457 The Last of the Mohicans should never be electrified.

Posted by: Berkard Halimunt at March 27, 2016 12:07 AM (KMR+y)

458 Not intending to be a smart ass or wiseacre but it seems like Jesus would look more like Mel Brooks than a western European.


Posted by: Ralph at March 27, 2016 12:08 AM (UOJYi)

459 Just found out my liberal sister and nephew flew from m
Madison to Seattle to go to a Bernie rally. Nephew is a good kid studying engineering but has been completely brainwashed by liberalism and is a hard core Bernie supporter. Very dismaying. And the expense of doing that! I think they may be using frequent flyer miles they have from all the travel they do. But America sucks so bad we need Bernie to reform it. And I know many other Bernie cultists like this who's lives would define White Privlige, if I beliveded in that concept.

I'm half hoping Bernie gets the nomination, wins the general and gets everything he wants just to hear the howling from these fools.

Posted by: Ripley at March 27, 2016 12:09 AM (0vsws)

460 Not intending to be a smart ass or wiseacre but it seems like Jesus would look more like Mel Brooks than a western European.


Posted by: Ralph


Err, what?

Posted by: weft cut-loop at March 27, 2016 12:11 AM (A/3fN)

461 460 Not intending to be a smart ass or wiseacre but it seems like Jesus would look more like Mel Brooks than a western European.


Posted by: Ralph

Err, what?

Posted by: weft cut-loop at March 27, 2016 12:11 AM (A/3fN)



He'd be Semitic, not Caucasian.

Posted by: cthulhu at March 27, 2016 12:11 AM (EzgxV)

462 456 407 WSJ blocked that. Doesn't work anymore.

Posted by: Anon Y. Mous at March 26, 2016 11:23 PM (R+30W)

Just selected a paywalled article at wsj at random and did the google trick --

Works just fine still.

Posted by: GnuBreed at March 27, 2016 12:06 AM (gyKtp)

++++

Can you post the link for one that works? It stopped working for me something like a month ago. I googled around and other people are saying it quit working too. If you go to the front page of WSJ, you can tell the paywalled articles by the little key next to them. The ones without the key you can just read.


Posted by: Anon Y. Mous at March 27, 2016 12:12 AM (R+30W)

463 The google trick is as follows --

Click on a wsj article with the barred dot symbol by it, which signifies a paywalled article. Copy that full link and paste into google search. Then click on the first search result to pop up.

Posted by: GnuBreed at March 27, 2016 12:13 AM (gyKtp)

464 the paywalled article I just opened is

http://www.wsj.com/articles/how-trade-made-america-great-1458943320

Posted by: GnuBreed at March 27, 2016 12:15 AM (gyKtp)

465 There are estimates that English contains between 800,000 and 1,000,000 words.

A million words and growing. For comparison with a more typical language, I think I remember that German had 250,000. If you know 10,000 words you're extremely fluent.

Posted by: t-bird at March 27, 2016 12:17 AM (w35Hj)

466
464 the paywalled article I just opened is

http://www.wsj.com/articles/how-trade-made-america-great-1458943320

Posted by: GnuBreed at March 27, 2016 12:15 AM (gyKtp)



Just tried -- it worked.

Posted by: cthulhu at March 27, 2016 12:18 AM (EzgxV)

467 455 >>>the crime boss's wife who takes over<<< ... Jean Smart

Jean Smart also played the second president's wife in 24.
She was also in one of those 70s sitcoms.

Jean Smart a beautiful woman.


Posted by: Ralph at March 27, 2016 12:04 AM (UOJYi)

++++

I think her big sitcom was Designing Women in the mid '80s. She wasn't beautiful in Fargo, but then she was portraying the leader of a gang of murderous thugs, plus she is now in her 60's, so no surprise.

Posted by: Anon Y. Mous at March 27, 2016 12:18 AM (R+30W)

468 The Last of the Mohicans should never be electrified.
-------------

Agreed.

Posted by: Chingachgook at March 27, 2016 12:18 AM (Z58Xa)

469 I was born a poor, black boy.

Posted by: Jesus at March 27, 2016 12:18 AM (mEs7I)

470 the barred dot symbol = a key?

Go figure. My monitor doesn't resolve that well I guess, but now that you've mentioned it, yeah it's a key symbol.

Posted by: GnuBreed at March 27, 2016 12:19 AM (gyKtp)

471 The Last of the Mohicans should never be electrified.
-------------

Agreed.
Posted by: Chingachgook

------------

I got your back kemosabe.

Posted by: Natty Bumppo at March 27, 2016 12:21 AM (Z58Xa)

472 465 There are estimates that English contains between 800,000 and 1,000,000 words.

A million words and growing. For comparison with a more typical language, I think I remember that German had 250,000. If you know 10,000 words you're extremely fluent.

Posted by: t-bird at March 27, 2016 12:17 AM (w35Hj)



German also allows you to synthesize words on-the-fly and have them accepted more than English ("firetruck"). OTOH, English has a certain elan about "borrowing" words and phrases from other languages -- it's nearly de rigueur. You might as well sit down with a plate of pasta and glass of vino and just enjoy it al fresco.

Posted by: cthulhu at March 27, 2016 12:23 AM (EzgxV)

473 He'd be Semitic, not Caucasian.

Posted by: cthulhu


Yeah, still not getting the reason for the discussion of proggy racial theory. Who brought this up? And why?

Posted by: weft cut-loop at March 27, 2016 12:23 AM (A/3fN)

474 Horde. We lose anybody today?

Posted by: ThunderB at March 27, 2016 12:24 AM (OeQ/D)

475 466
464 the paywalled article I just opened is

http://www.wsj.com/articles/how-trade-made-america-great-1458943320

Posted by: GnuBreed at March 27, 2016 12:15 AM (gyKtp)



Just tried -- it worked.

Posted by: cthulhu at March 27, 2016 12:18 AM (EzgxV)

++++

I just tried it - no go for me. I also reran my search about the trick not working anymore. Top result:
http://tinyurl.com/jcvq2rx

I wish I knew what the difference is - why it quit working for some but not others. I used it for years without a problem.

Posted by: Anon Y. Mous at March 27, 2016 12:24 AM (R+30W)

476 >>>He'd be Semitic, not Caucasian.

Posted by: cthulhu at March 27, 2016 12:11 AM (EzgxV)<<<

Right, Mell Brooks. The image on the Shroud of Turin looks more like an Englishman or not semitic.

Posted by: Ralph at March 27, 2016 12:25 AM (UOJYi)

477 471 The Last of the Mohicans should never be electrified.
-------------

Agreed.
Posted by: Chingachgook

------------

I got your back kemosabe.

Posted by: Natty Bumppo at March 27, 2016 12:21 AM (Z58Xa)



Are you guys whinging about the Clannad version? I never saw the flick, and the tune is worthwhile without the association -- but I never understood the link between an Irish folk band and Mohicans.

Posted by: cthulhu at March 27, 2016 12:25 AM (EzgxV)

478 Anyone who finds the language of Shakespeare to be insufficient for expression, lacks imagination.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at March 27, 2016 12:25 AM (Z58Xa)

479 Horde. We lose anybody today?
Posted by: ThunderB
--------------

Reeling, but still erect on my feet.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at March 27, 2016 12:27 AM (Z58Xa)

480 https://youtu.be/3x2fSxOeij4

Handel's - Worthy is the Lamb

https://youtu.be/sL-VVVqcS5A

Darlene Zschech - Worthy is the Lamb


Posted by: Puddleglum at March 27, 2016 12:27 AM (NGd+i)

481 Oh, and Happy Easter!

Jesus has Risen!!

Posted by: Puddleglum at March 27, 2016 12:28 AM (NGd+i)

482 #417

I think you'd have to go pretty far back to find a thirty year stretch that wouldn't be bewildering to anyone making the leap forward. Once you get to the mid-19th Century the pace of technological innovations creates a lot to absorb. Imagine going instantly from a world with no (non-animal powered) rail travel to one in which the continent is criss-crossed with rail roads. In twenty years the UK went from the opening of the first intercity line to having over 7,000 miles of track. The growth rate in the US was comparable over a vastly.

The tech innovations just come faster and faster after, driving culture.

Posted by: Epobirs at March 27, 2016 12:29 AM (IdCqF)

483 I'm in Vegas. So I feel comparatively normal

Posted by: ThunderB at March 27, 2016 12:29 AM (flUys)

484 It's not a racial theory, it's an observation. Period.


Posted by: Ralph at March 27, 2016 12:29 AM (UOJYi)

485 Frank Castle was in Desert Storm in the Thomas Jane movie. The Daredevil version is Iraq or Afghanistan. The character starts off unlikable, discovers pathos, and then becomes someone to root for in his big fight. No spoilers but you know the one.

Bond has to be continuously retconned to preserve the essence of the character. It feels like something important was already lost. He was a throwback to a genteel age despite being a brute. They should just make movies set forever in 1962. In Spectre, it seemed like his parents AND god-parents were killed in accidents, and I don't like it. Better that Blofeld was telling lies the whole time, e.g. Dark Knight.

Posted by: BourbonChicken at March 27, 2016 12:31 AM (VdICR)

486 Just got home from work. *ugh*

Brigitte Helm between takes on Metropolis.
http://preview.tinyurl.com/gs3dtb9

Posted by: Anna Puma at March 27, 2016 12:32 AM (2s5VM)

487 473 He'd be Semitic, not Caucasian.

Posted by: cthulhu

Yeah, still not getting the reason for the discussion of proggy racial theory. Who brought this up? And why?

Posted by: weft cut-loop at March 27, 2016 12:23 AM (A/3fN)




Asked and answered @476. Goes to the validity of The Shroud.




And it's always annoyed me that Progs get to wall-off race from ALL discourse unless it's under their terms. Example -- "I envy blacks their improved genetic resistance to sunburn." Say that at Emory University and you just KNOW you'd be branded a racist.

Posted by: cthulhu at March 27, 2016 12:33 AM (EzgxV)

488 474 Horde. We lose anybody today?

Posted by: ThunderB at March 27, 2016 12:24 AM (OeQ/D)



Some of us are concerned about Beckoning Chasm. He was talking about chest pains last night and making excuses for not dealing with them.

Posted by: cthulhu at March 27, 2016 12:34 AM (EzgxV)

489 only a slim percentage of the English vocabulary is actually in use.
Posted by: weft cut-loop

Indeed, the estimable Bigby only this morning posted a venereal list (in the original sense of the word) of terms of dismemberment. I recognized, perhaps, four.

Hammer, did you see the tale of woe related on Fans of Best of The Web? A fellow reported that as he walked into his local store, a person threw a package of frozen fish sticks and began berating him. After another assault, he was forced to pop the bloke squarely in the lip. Turned out the guy was outraged at the political candidate choice conveyed by his T-shirt. "Trump shirt." And then he showed a photo of his shirt. On the front, in florid script only We Few recognize, it said,
"Triumph."

Posted by: Stringer Davis at March 27, 2016 12:35 AM (xq1UY)

490 OH no. I only meant banned for election derangement syndrome

Posted by: ThunderB at March 27, 2016 12:36 AM (OeQ/D)

491 The H is silent.

Posted by: BourbonChicken at March 27, 2016 12:38 AM (VdICR)

492 490 OH no. I only meant banned for election derangement syndrome

Posted by: ThunderB at March 27, 2016 12:36 AM (OeQ/D)



I don't know of anyone. That's more of a daywalker thing. We had a drive-by ridiculed by bth @365.

Posted by: cthulhu at March 27, 2016 12:40 AM (EzgxV)

493 Indeed, the estimable Bigby only this morning posted a venereal list (in the original sense of the word)

Posted by: Stringer Davis

"venereal list"

'vener' refers to sexual love in the original sense, so whaaaaa?

Posted by: weft cut-loop at March 27, 2016 12:40 AM (A/3fN)

494 I'm in Vegas. So I feel comparatively normal

Posted by: ThunderB at March 27, 2016 12:29 AM (flUys)


For how long. Have a long standing offer to buy any 'ron or 'ette a drink if they are visiting Vegas.

Posted by: The Vegas Hat at March 27, 2016 12:41 AM (vBeA5)

495 491 The H is silent.

Posted by: BourbonChicken at March 27, 2016 12:38 AM (VdICR)



As is the I, evidently.

Posted by: cthulhu at March 27, 2016 12:41 AM (EzgxV)

496 I leave early tomorrow. My sisters decided to take our 90 mom to see Cirque De Soliel. Quick over night. So, not exactly party party

Posted by: ThunderB at March 27, 2016 12:43 AM (OeQ/D)

497 Only here one night with a 90 year old, so, getting matching tattoos


Jk

Posted by: ThunderB at March 27, 2016 12:44 AM (flUys)

498 @493 Nope, venery is "the hunt." So, by extension, that other thing. Venery is the naming of groups of animals, like a pride of lions. Here's what Bigby found:

"In cutting up all manner of small Birds, it is proper to say, Thigh
them; as thigh that Woodcock, thigh that Pidgeon; but as to others say,
Mince that Plover, Wing that Quail, and wing that Partridge, Allay that
Pheasant, Untach that Curlew, Unjoint that Bittern, Disfigure that
Peacock, Display that Crane, Dismember that Hern, Unbrace that Mallard,
Frust that Chicken, Spoil that Hen, Sauce that Capon, Lift that Swan,
Rear that Goose, Tire that Egg. As to the flesh of Beasts, Unlace that
Coney, Break that Deer, and Leach that Brawn. For Fish; Chine that
Salmon, String that Lamprey, Splat that Pike, Sauce that Plaice, and
Sauce that Tench, Splay that Bream, Side that Haddock, Tusk that Barbel,
Culpon that Trout; Transon that Eel, Tranch that Sturgeon, Tame that
Crab, Barb that Lobster."



Hannah Woolley, The Gentlewomans Companion (1673)

Now that right there is a language.

Posted by: Stringer Davis at March 27, 2016 12:44 AM (xq1UY)

499 I leave early tomorrow. My sisters decided to take our 90 mom to see Cirque De Soliel. Quick over night. So, not exactly party party

Posted by: ThunderB at March 27, 2016 12:43 AM (OeQ/D)


'Till next time.

Posted by: The Vegas Hat at March 27, 2016 12:48 AM (vBeA5)

500 Posted by: Anon Y. Mous at March 27, 2016 12:24 AM (R+30W)

Yeah it's a mystery. Maybe they they use a cookie and count the number you have opened via google? I use the trick very seldom.

Kinda like WaPo and their 6 articles a month. Supposedly if you set your browser to Private you can get around the limit. I dunno, there ain't more than 6 WaPo articles a month I want to read.

Posted by: GnuBreed at March 27, 2016 12:48 AM (gyKtp)

501 Rear that Goose,

Man ... geese get no respect ....

Posted by: ThePrimoridalOrderedPair at March 27, 2016 12:48 AM (zc3Db)

502 478 Anyone who finds the language of Shakespeare to be insufficient for expression, lacks imagination.
Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at March 27, 2016 12:25 AM (Z58Xa)


I've got a couple of links I'm saving for the book thread tomorrow.

Posted by: rickl at March 27, 2016 12:51 AM (sdi6R)

503 About damn time.

Posted by: The Chicken at March 27, 2016 12:51 AM (U0YOh)

504 Time for the old folk.


Have a blessed Easter, good people, and remember as always, we are Americans so the head is held HIGH-- most especially now.

Stay safe.

Posted by: irongrampa at March 27, 2016 12:51 AM (P/8aq)

505 I know, right? Frust that Chicken! And keep on frusting!
Tomorrow I'm going to try to get a Frust! on a morning thread.
And then I may Display my Crane.

Posted by: Stringer Davis at March 27, 2016 12:52 AM (xq1UY)

506 Good night, irongrampa, and Happy Easter.

Posted by: rickl at March 27, 2016 12:53 AM (sdi6R)

507 LOL! The drinkware shapes had me laughing my ass off...thanks!

Posted by: keena at March 27, 2016 12:54 AM (RiTnx)

508 500 Posted by: Anon Y. Mous at March 27, 2016 12:24 AM (R+30W)

Yeah it's a mystery. Maybe they they use a cookie and count the number you have opened via google? I use the trick very seldom.

Kinda like WaPo and their 6 articles a month. Supposedly if you set your browser to Private you can get around the limit. I dunno, there ain't more than 6 WaPo articles a month I want to read.

Posted by: GnuBreed at March 27, 2016 12:48 AM (gyKtp)

++++

The WaPo one does work if I just go private. It will last for about 5 articles or so before it throws up the subscription page. But then, I just open a new private window and the count resets. Not that I need to read WaPo cover to cover or anything, but I do like Volokh's blog, and that's at the Post now.

I played around some more with the wsj thing and although I couldn't get it working with Pale Moon, I found that if I located the article in PM, then opened google with chrome and did the search and click there, it would work. You might be right about it being a cookie or counting thing since I usually only use chrome for 1 particular site.

Posted by: Anon Y. Mous at March 27, 2016 12:56 AM (R+30W)

509 Does anyone have something for Ace's busted lip? Some maniac hit him in the frozen foods section.

Posted by: BourbonChicken at March 27, 2016 12:57 AM (VdICR)

510 My favorite pessimist Spengler from Asia Times endorsed Cruz. I will link to it tomorrow.

Posted by: BourbonChicken at March 27, 2016 01:02 AM (VdICR)

511 Hallelujah, He is risen.

Posted by: Ralph at March 27, 2016 01:06 AM (UOJYi)

512 They should just make movies set forever in 1962. In Spectre, it seemed like his parents AND god-parents were killed in accidents, and I don't like it. Better that Blofeld was telling lies the whole time, e.g. Dark Knight.

Posted by: BourbonChicken


Hence the recent remake of The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Which ultimately failed for being 900 years long, instead of a tight 90 minute blam-blam, thank you ma'am.

Posted by: weft cut-loop at March 27, 2016 01:10 AM (A/3fN)

513 Well crap. Got lost in music on youtube. Glen Campbell, Waylon, all the outlaws. Lots of cool stuff. The one I couldn't find was a Kid Rock vid of him and the band in a warehouse/window background type setting. IIRC, it was a tribute to the troops, but my search fu seems to be malfunctioning.

Posted by: Infidel at March 27, 2016 01:16 AM (+kSxm)

514 #485

Which is a real problem for writers. Desert Storm was so brief and had so little actual infantry ground combat that it's hard to imagine it as producing a killing machine like Castle. Later Iraq and/or Afghanistan are a bit better in that regard but it's still a problem for making a believable character with that kind of experience.

The DC comic Hitman had a subplot that got into this a bit, where Tommy Monaghan's Desert Storm experience is revealed as long periods of boredom interrupted by utter screwups that would have gotten him and his buddy prosecuted if they came to light. This was a Garth Ennis story, so the hot and cold running cynicism was in ample supply but it did raise some valid issues in how you create a contemporary character with lots of real combat experience unless it was acquired in conflicts that aren't discussed very openly. Sort of like Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner and his ilk.

Posted by: Epobirs at March 27, 2016 01:19 AM (IdCqF)

515 Home, shoes kicked off. Working on the rest. Need to pour another glass of vino.

I always seem to get home right after irongrampa logs off. I like that dude.

Puddleglum: Jesus has Risen!!

"He is risen indeed!" (Actually more appropriate response tomorrow, but whatever.)

English words: I've been reading Washington Irving's Sketch Book (slowly) and keeping a notepad nearby to jot down words that are archaic, or (more often) unusual usage or forms. Dozens of words so far. The language was rich but becoming impoverished.

Posted by: mindful webworker - 20 Years on the Web at March 27, 2016 01:25 AM (7imgO)

516 #486

What always fascinated me about that picture was the blow dryer. Remembering the transition in my childhood from over the head dryers used solely by women to blow dryers becoming ubiquitous for men and women, I would have guessed that the hand held style of dryer entered the market much recently to my lifetime. But the wiki says they first appeared in 1920.

Posted by: Epobirs at March 27, 2016 01:27 AM (IdCqF)

517 #509

What, really?

Posted by: Epobirs at March 27, 2016 01:28 AM (IdCqF)

518 I assumed that comment was inside humor of some sort (509). I doubt ace has had any problems.


And I find the course of the blog lately sort of amusing. It now encompasses even some of the cobs. This too shall pass. But not all the performance-under-pressure data will necessarily be discarded or forgotten - for good or ill.

Posted by: rhomboid at March 27, 2016 01:36 AM (QDnY+)

519 Reading upthread

iforgot at March 26, 2016 09:06 PM #28

Heh.

Posted by: mindful webworker - 20 Years on the Web at March 27, 2016 01:38 AM (7imgO)

520 And CA bypasses voters to enact new levels of unemployment:
http://preview.tinyurl.com/jzeqxze

Posted by: Epobirs at March 27, 2016 01:47 AM (IdCqF)

521 Hence the recent remake of The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Which ultimately failed for being 900 years long, instead of a tight 90 minute blam-blam, thank you ma'am.
Posted by: weft cut-loop at March 27, 2016 01:10 AM (A/3fN)

My favorite line from NCIS: "What did Ducky look like when he was younger?"

"Ilia Kuryakin."

Posted by: tcn in AK at March 27, 2016 01:48 AM (+YMhA)

522 Man ... geese get no respect ....
Posted by: ThePrimoridalOrderedPair at March 27, 2016 12:48 AM (zc3Db)

Well, just look at what happened to the chicken.

Posted by: tcn in AK at March 27, 2016 01:49 AM (+YMhA)

523 Reading upthread:

mummified ant stuck to the bottom of the glass, generating foam.

Heh.

Humor levels seem to fall off sharply as I approach #200...

Posted by: mindful webworker - 20 Years on the Web at March 27, 2016 01:50 AM (7imgO)

524 I assumed that comment was inside humor of some sort (509). I doubt ace has had any problems.

Posted by: rhomboid at March 27, 2016 01:36 AM (QDnY+)


It was about the post of the guy who started throwing frozen fish sticks at a guy wearing a Tr(i)ump(h) t-shirt from:

Posted by: Stringer Davis at March 27, 2016 12:35 AM (xq1UY)

It sounds like it could have been ace ...

Posted by: ThePrimoridalOrderedPair at March 27, 2016 01:50 AM (zc3Db)

525 Not to mention that if he was in the frozen food section, there already are multiple choices for a swollen lip. Bags of frozen peas, corn, carrots, etc.

Posted by: Anon Y. Mous at March 27, 2016 01:50 AM (R+30W)

526 520 And CA bypasses voters to enact new levels of unemployment:
http://preview.tinyurl.com/jzeqxze

Posted by: Epobirs at March 27, 2016 01:47 AM (IdCqF)



The minimum wage is zero -- has been from when the concept of "wage" was first advanced, will be when the sun goes nova. http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-03-26 /visualizing-why-manufacturing -jobs-arent-coming-back

Posted by: cthulhu at March 27, 2016 01:54 AM (EzgxV)

527 Thanks for the explanation POP.


So will there be any jobs at all remaining for teenagers in CA and anywhere else stupid enough to raise min. wage? And how many other part-time jobs will become unsustainable (note: this is the proper use of the word)?


Thought I saw that already, well before full impact, Seattle was showing a noticeable drop in certain kinds of employment, while neighboring counties were seeing the opposite.


Sorry for even pretending to act as though there were any sense, rule of law, or sense of fairness left in America - it's just habit that makes me react. Inertial thing. Fading with time. Soon probably to be completely gone.

Posted by: rhomboid at March 27, 2016 01:58 AM (QDnY+)

528
The minimum wage is zero -- has been from when the concept of "wage" was first advanced, will be when the sun goes nova.

Posted by: cthulhu


The electorate of CA is not familiar with advances in human reasoning.

Sigh. ...

Hey, Dreher, the most beautiful state is the stupidest. Go columnize that one, asshole.

Posted by: weft cut-loop at March 27, 2016 01:59 AM (A/3fN)

529 Reading upthread:

Mike Hammer #305 Since you probably haven't heard it this year, Gene Autry singing 'Here Comes Peter Cottontail'

http://preview.tinyurl.com/guon33a


Makes plowing through the upthread comments totally worth it

Posted by: mindful webworker - 20 Years on the Web at March 27, 2016 02:00 AM (7imgO)

530 G'night everyone.

Tomorrow there will be little plastic eggs everywhere. Lose one of the real ones for a year or two and you'll understand why that choice was made.

Posted by: Blanco Basura at March 27, 2016 02:04 AM (YJmuy)

531 523 Reading upthread:

mummified ant stuck to the bottom of the glass, generating foam.

Heh.

Humor levels seem to fall off sharply as I approach #200...

Posted by: mindful webworker - 20 Years on the Web at March 27, 2016 01:50 AM (7___O)



There's actually a backstory to this. The usual division of labor in the Cthulhu household has me loading the dishwasher and the fiancee unloading it. Came a time when she was having a crunch at work, and hadn't unloaded for a couple of days.....and ants had found their way through the condensation weep holes of the kitchen window into the dishes in the kitchen sink. So I unloaded the dishwasher and loaded it with dishes that had enough ants to star in an Indiana Jones movie. I figured they'd all get parboiled and go down the drain.



Well, no. This one got baked onto the bottom of a beer glass. Obviously, I can't tell whether he was dried on before being washed, or squirted up there during the process of washing.....but he was on there when the dishwasher went into its drying cycle, and stuck fast. I tend to check the glasses I pull from the cabinet for a haze across the bottom, which sends them to rewash after brushing.....but I didn't check every edge for attached ant mummies.



It's probably a statistical thing -- there were most likely 1,000+ ants in the "invasion load". Even if 99-44/100% of them went down the drain, that's still five of them that ended up elsewhere.

Posted by: cthulhu at March 27, 2016 02:07 AM (EzgxV)

532 A good source of healthful formic acid.

Posted by: Epobirs at March 27, 2016 02:10 AM (IdCqF)

533 Well, they did elect moonbeam for his 3rd term. Terminally stupid. And I say that as someone who was born there. How you go from Reagan to moonbeam can only mean to many drugs. And don't forget that foreign actor as govnr.

Posted by: Infidel at March 27, 2016 02:10 AM (+kSxm)

534 *rolls around in bed knowing my dishwasher is fucked and I don't have to care*

Posted by: weft cut-loop at March 27, 2016 02:14 AM (A/3fN)

535 Well, dang. Just gave Spirit, the old gray female kitty, a dose of medicine. Didn't mind the bit spilled on my pantsleg. But, when she shook her head and some sprayed in my eye, that was a bit much.

Washed my face & flushed my eyes, but I think that's my cue to close the eyes for the night.

Good night, y'all.

Posted by: mindful webworker - 20 Years on the Web at March 27, 2016 02:14 AM (7imgO)

536 527 Thanks for the explanation POP.


So will there be any jobs at all remaining for teenagers in CA and anywhere else stupid enough to raise min. wage? And how many other part-time jobs will become unsustainable (note: this is the proper use of the word)?


Thought I saw that already, well before full impact, Seattle was showing a noticeable drop in certain kinds of employment, while neighboring counties were seeing the opposite.


Sorry for even pretending to act as though there were any sense, rule of law, or sense of fairness left in America - it's just habit that makes me react. Inertial thing. Fading with time. Soon probably to be completely gone.

Posted by: rhomboid at March 27, 2016 01:58 AM (QDnY+)




I'd thrown it out there a few ONT's back, but one of our authors should pen a dystopia where the only remaining entry-level jobs left are off-the-books sexworkers. Only after a couple of years of that can someone get a job pushing a broom....

Posted by: cthulhu at March 27, 2016 02:17 AM (EzgxV)

537
532 A good source of healthful formic acid.

Posted by: Epobirs at March 27, 2016 02:10 AM (IdCqF)



Indeed.



*Zot* *Zot* *Zot*



[j/k -- I went to UCSB, not UCI]

Posted by: cthulhu at March 27, 2016 02:21 AM (EzgxV)

538 It's probably a statistical thing -- there were most likely 1,000+ ants in the "invasion load". Even if 99-44/100% of them went down the drain, that's still five of them that ended up elsewhere.
Posted by: cthulhu
-----------------
That's just extra protein.

Posted by: Naked & Afraid at March 27, 2016 02:29 AM (idmwx)

539 It's cruel to teenagers, but it's cutthroat anti-market gate-keeping against companies who employ teenagers.

Posted by: BourbonChicken at March 27, 2016 02:35 AM (VdICR)

540 {taking notes on rocket construction and wondering about scaling the entire thing up a bit}

'Morning, Horde.

Posted by: creeper at March 27, 2016 02:42 AM (CL5j3)

541 540 {taking notes on rocket construction and wondering about scaling the entire thing up a bit}

'Morning, Horde.

Posted by: creeper at March 27, 2016 02:42 AM (CL5j3)



Bah, humbug.....



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thiTa8wfZsc

Posted by: cthulhu at March 27, 2016 02:50 AM (EzgxV)

542 Kissinger said to Nixon that a person in the White House doesn't learn, they only act, and that's why you must learn certain things before you get there. Presumably between the close election in 1960 and 1968.

I feel like tv and radio people have the same problem, having to provide hours of content every week. They have people who vet everything, and distill it into digestible bits. The brain doesn't get a workout when the bullshit detector only goes between 0% and 100%. I feel like Ben Shapiro being duped by that woman requires an explanation.

Posted by: BourbonChicken at March 27, 2016 02:51 AM (VdICR)

543 " I feel like Ben Shapiro being duped by that woman requires an explanation."

Are you talking about Fields?

Good Morning everyone.

Posted by: Tim in Illinois. Evil Social Conservative at March 27, 2016 02:58 AM (WVsWD)

544 #536

Massive unemployment was a subplot in the recent Nick Cole indie novel 'CTRL-ALT-REVOLT.' One of the main characters, born with severe disabilities, is desperate for any kind of real work solely for purposes of maintaining her self-worth. The government provides a basic survival stipend, which only means one can scrape by in misery.

Posted by: Epobirs at March 27, 2016 03:24 AM (IdCqF)

545 Trebuchet needs to fling something that goes "BOOM" when it lands.

Posted by: creeper at March 27, 2016 03:25 AM (CL5j3)

546 #542

I don't think Shapiro was duped at all. The Trump lackey was being a jerk but the story was so badly reported that the video was interpreted as nothing happening at all, and her own employer was so conflicted about the matter they badly dropped the ball.

An exodus from Breitbart has been building for a while, just waiting for a trigger. The trigger can just as easily be a tempest in a teapot if enough of the players lose their heads and escalate matters.

This general madness has added greatly to my anxiety of late. I know everyone is hugely frustrated by the state of government but how can anyone who knows anything of Trump's history believe he is going to make anything better? Is this a secret LIB bid with Trump as the accelerant? I realize one cannot run on LIB openly but is there a secret handshake I can use to get the real story?

Posted by: Epobirs at March 27, 2016 03:31 AM (IdCqF)

547
187
The USS Barack Obama should have no guns or any other scary weapons.

It should only have loud speaker for broadcasting stern words and
soaring, nonsensical rhetoric at our enemies --- wait, do we have any
enemies now that he's made Iran and Cuba our bestest allies?


Posted by: Lizzy at March 26, 2016 09:46 PM (NOIQH)




And lots of telepromptersPosted by: TheQuietMan at March 26, 2016 09:48 PM (45oDG)


Powered by #hashtags and emojis

Posted by: As If I Cared (Now With Caps!) at March 27, 2016 03:37 AM (BK3ZS)

548 545 Trebuchet needs to fling something that goes "BOOM" when it lands.

Posted by: creeper at March 27, 2016 03:25 AM (CL5j3)



What it flings is up to the operator. *BOOM*, *THUD*, and *BOING* are available with standard loads.

Posted by: cthulhu at March 27, 2016 03:39 AM (EzgxV)

549 I don't think Shapiro was duped at all.

Posted by: Epobirs at March 27, 2016 03:31 AM (IdCqF)


I went to college with Ben. I personally signed him up with the BRs. I'm inclined to believe him unless absolute proof states the contrary.

Posted by: The BR Hat at March 27, 2016 03:40 AM (vBeA5)

550 one of cruz's girl friend's is a tranny dominatrix!

Posted by: tranny talk at March 27, 2016 03:45 AM (A53Ii)

551 I think I'll stick with rocket construction. Got all the ingredients. My woodworking skills are negligible.

re: the ant in the bottom of your beer glass, I'm sure it was clean as a whistle. A little protein is good for you.

Posted by: creeper at March 27, 2016 03:47 AM (CL5j3)

552 "one of cruz's girl friend's is a tranny dominatrix!"

I've abandoned all talk of politics. Last I heard the number of "friends" had jumped to 8. I guess ya gotta keep busy somehow.

Posted by: Tim in Illinois. Evil Social Conservative at March 27, 2016 03:49 AM (WVsWD)

553 Mini-rockets are thinking too small.

I need to figure out how to build a fusion reactor and some of those all-electric microwave drives that shouldn't work but keep passing tests...

Because I don't want to live on this planet anymore.

The state of the world's really harshing my mellow here. The whole planet's being turned into a prison and I just want out before the barred door slams shut forever.

Posted by: Cato the Rebel Without a Party at March 27, 2016 04:16 AM (HalrA)

554 Posted by: Epobirs at March 27, 2016 03:31 AM (IdCqF)


Same here. I thought we had a great field going into this season, and this fucking gong show of a party has done everything wrong at every turn and blown it all to hell. All the Trump/Cruz feud has done is mortally wound both, and our trust for each other. Now we're going to have Hillary, immigrant invasions, and the inevitable collapse of Western civilization.


I hope God has mercy, because the rest of the world won't.

Posted by: Cato the Rebel Without a Party at March 27, 2016 04:19 AM (HalrA)

555

70
I'm not sure when the tradition of naming carriers after politicians
began, although I think the first named carrier was the USS Forrestal.
Before that, I believe that they were named after famous American
battles, ie: Lexington, Saratoga, Yorktown, Bunker Hill (actually a jeep
carrier, I don't think it was a fleet carrier). But then you had the
Hornet, Wasp, Franklin (named after FDR), Intrepid, and Enterprise.
Anyway, here is a list of US CVN's.
http://tinyurl.com/of6cp


Posted by: Old Blue at March 26, 2016 09:20 PM (9iR5/)

USS Randolph (CV/CVA/CVS-15) was one of 24 Essex-class aircraft carriers built during World War II for the United States Navy. The second US Navy ship to bear the name, she was named for Peyton Randolph, president of the First Continental Congress.

Posted by: As If I Cared (Now With Caps!) at March 27, 2016 04:24 AM (BK3ZS)

556 Is it okay if the doom and gloom isn't shared? You think all this stuff would be hush hush during the general?

Like Rubes would have just sat on it?

Just think of it as good practice and Soul cleansing.

Posted by: Tim in Illinois. Evil Social Conservative at March 27, 2016 04:26 AM (WVsWD)

557 Like Madame Arf Arf's opposition research wouldn't have been itching to drop this bomb on Nominee Cruz.

Yeah right.

Posted by: Tim in Illinois. Evil Social Conservative at March 27, 2016 04:30 AM (WVsWD)

558 You got a point. But it's still kinda disheartening to see that she's just going to skate and walk into the Presidency when she should be in Leavenworth.

Posted by: Cato the Rebel Without a Party at March 27, 2016 04:30 AM (HalrA)

559 "But it's still kinda disheartening to see that she's just going to skate and walk into the Presidency"

It's kind of hard to argue against pre ordination. What is the attraction to this fatalism that is so prevalent among a certain portion of the Horde?

Plenty of time to work out all the kinks here.

Trump/Cruz 2016.

Cruz/? 2020

I believe teh Donald would only want to serve one term. He is, afterall, nearing 70. Go out on top kind of thing.

Posted by: Tim in Illinois. Evil Social Conservative at March 27, 2016 04:43 AM (WVsWD)

560 And here's an unexpected ray of light.

Bern won all 3 Democrat primaries today...

What if both conventions go to a contested convention?

It'll pretty much destroy the credibility of the two-party system!

Posted by: Cato the Rebel Without a Party at March 27, 2016 04:55 AM (HalrA)

561 Wildcats won! Just as I wished knowing nothing about basketball

Happy Easter horde

Posted by: Skip at March 27, 2016 04:56 AM (fizMZ)

562 Ship Names

DDG-1000 USS ZUMWALT
DDG-1001 USS MICHAEL MONSOOR
DDG-1002 USS LYNDON B. JOHNSON

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Zumwalt


LBJ????????????? MR. "Silver Star"

http://tinyurl.com/ocvbtf2

Yahoo! Answers - http://tinyurl.com/zeljw5x

Q - When will the Navy commission a garbage scow named the USS Obama?

A - On most ships, the head is called the obama.

Posted by: MachiasPrivateer at March 27, 2016 06:55 AM (EMi53)

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