EMT 5/30/16 - Thanks and Praise for our days edition. [krakatoa]

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1 I told ya' krak would come through!

Posted by: creeper at May 30, 2016 05:56 AM (MH4k8)

2 Good morning horde

Posted by: Skip at May 30, 2016 05:57 AM (3wHFl)

3 Good Morning Morons. Today is Monday, May 30, 2016, Memorial Day. On this day in 1806 Andrew Jackson killed Charles Dickinson in a duel after Dickinson had accused Jackson's wife of bigamy. There had been a long history of amenity between Jackson and Dickenson. Dickenson was also a noted duelist so Jackson killing him was no small feat.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 05:57 AM (vvmPQ)

4 The border between SC and NC is being redrawn after hundreds of years and is creating havoc among numerous residents. I think that even with more accurate methods of surveying this is incredibly stupid. It serves no real purpose and I suspect there are a few well placed cronies who are benefiting from it while the common people along the border suffer.


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Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 05:57 AM (vvmPQ)

5 Major flooding in SC due to pouring rain from Bonnie. Parts of I-95 were closed.


http://bit.ly/1WQpNcN

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 05:58 AM (vvmPQ)

6 Feinscrunt offers the lamest excuse ever for Scankles illegal email server loaded with classified information.


http://bit.ly/22tGknb

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 05:58 AM (vvmPQ)

7 Ramirez



http://bit.ly/1qd89lF


That's it for today folks. Not just slow today. There is almost nothing out there as the news people must all be enjoying their hotdogs and hamburgers.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 05:58 AM (vvmPQ)

8 Thanks Krak, we were wondering if it would be like a weekend post of not.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 05:59 AM (vvmPQ)

9 No news being good news, fine.

re: the border re-draw between the Carolinas, what is supposed to be the point? Oh, wait. I guess you already addressed that.

Posted by: creeper at May 30, 2016 06:01 AM (MH4k8)

10 oops posted this one on the ONT


Merriam Webster ends years of controversy and finally calls a hotdog a sandwich. Some people just have nothing to argue about.


http://fxn.ws/1TOgo2a

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 06:01 AM (vvmPQ)

11 "There had been a long history of amenity between Jackson and Dickenson."

Hands Vic another cup of coffee.

Posted by: creeper at May 30, 2016 06:02 AM (MH4k8)

12 Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 06:01 AM (vvmPQ)

LMAO. That one hit the funny bone.

Posted by: creeper at May 30, 2016 06:03 AM (MH4k8)

13 9
No news being good news, fine.

re: the border re-draw between the Carolinas, what is supposed to be the point? Oh, wait. I guess you already addressed that.


Posted by: creeper at May 30, 2016 06:01 AM (MH4k

I have no idea what prompted the re-survey but it is causing a lot of heartaches. I would bet that if all the States started doing re-surveys using more accurate GPS that there would be a lot more heartaches.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 06:04 AM (vvmPQ)

14 What happened in Houston?

Posted by: Jean at May 30, 2016 06:04 AM (Doh4+)

15 11
"There had been a long history of amenity between Jackson and Dickenson."

Hands Vic another cup of coffee.


Posted by: creeper at May 30, 2016 06:02 AM (MH4k

Should be enmity

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 06:05 AM (vvmPQ)

16 Hell, you were there Vic

Posted by: Jean at May 30, 2016 06:06 AM (Doh4+)

17 14
What happened in Houston?

Posted by: Jean at May 30, 2016 06:04 AM (Doh4+)

Indiscriminate shooting. I didn't link it because i don't think we have the whole story yet so I would rather wait for more details.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 06:07 AM (vvmPQ)

18 g'mornin', 'rons

Posted by: AltonJackson at May 30, 2016 06:10 AM (KCxzN)

19 Don't see how a new survey would change anything, benchmarks were layed down and surveyors have known what their doing for hundreds of years without any modern instruments.

Posted by: Skip at May 30, 2016 06:10 AM (3wHFl)

20 Didn't look but if it's a couple of white guys who are determined not to be leftists the media will run with it wildly.

Posted by: Skip at May 30, 2016 06:12 AM (3wHFl)

21 Finishing HMS Surprise yesterday it dawned on me we complain modern gang bangers kill eachother at the drop of a hat, but dueling has gone on for a very long time over what to me are very trivial things.

Posted by: Skip at May 30, 2016 06:15 AM (3wHFl)

22 19
Don't see how a new survey would change anything, benchmarks were layed
down and surveyors have known what their doing for hundreds of years
without any modern instruments.

Posted by: Skip at May 30, 2016 06:10 AM (3wHFl)

Supposedly the line changed enough that 19 people switched States.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 06:15 AM (vvmPQ)

23 Ok I guess it's breakfast time, but a nudge just got settled on my lap.

Posted by: Skip at May 30, 2016 06:16 AM (3wHFl)

24 21
Finishing HMS Surprise yesterday it dawned on me we complain modern gang
bangers kill eachother at the drop of a hat, but dueling has gone on
for a very long time over what to me are very trivial things.

Posted by: Skip at May 30, 2016 06:15 AM (3wHFl)

Back in the early 1800s stuff like insults to your wife were not considered trivial things. In fact, any insult to your honor was considered a very serious thing. People took their reputation seriously then.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 06:19 AM (vvmPQ)

25 Supposedly the line changed enough that 19 people switched States.


Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 06:15 AM (vvmPQ)

That's nuts!

Posted by: Carter Lake, Iowa at May 30, 2016 06:20 AM (MH4k8)

26

PFC Harry A. Goldenberg

2/27/16 - 7/1/44

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at May 30, 2016 06:20 AM (p4UlV)

27 Good Morning everyone. Heartfelt thanks to all those who serve or have served in the past.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at May 30, 2016 06:24 AM (3ZoRf)

28 Good morning everyone.

So Bill Kristol hinted that there was a Mysterious Masked Candidate out there, ready to take on the Trump in an independent, (RINO), bid for the white house. Anyone have any guesses about who this candidate might be?


Posted by: Sticky Wicket at May 30, 2016 06:27 AM (7VPW0)

29 28 Good morning everyone.

So Bill Kristol hinted that there was a Mysterious Masked Candidate out there, ready to take on the Trump in an independent, (RINO), bid for the white house. Anyone have any guesses about who this candidate might be?


Posted by: Sticky Wicket at May 30, 2016 06:27 AM (7VPW0)

At this point, aside from also rans (Romney, Ryan, Jeb, or McCain) I hesitate to guess.

Underdog?

Posted by: Aetius451AD at May 30, 2016 06:33 AM (3ZoRf)

30 Anyone have any guesses about who this candidate might be?




Posted by: Sticky Wicket at May 30, 2016 06:27 AM (7VPW0)

They were hinted at Rombley yesterday and Trump blasted that. RINO Kristal needs to STFU and STFD. He has never been the conservative the MFM made him out to be.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 06:33 AM (vvmPQ)

31 I was thinking yesterday I have no family members Kia that I know of.
So from my former unit
MoH winner Lt Frank Luke Jr Kia 9/28/1918, 27th aero sq.

Posted by: Skip at May 30, 2016 06:33 AM (3wHFl)

32
Bill Kristol-Meth. He's wishcasting.

The Libertarian guy is being hyped all over the place. Obviously the MFM is trying to split our vote.

My gut tells me Bernardo Sandino might run to the left of Hilary along with maybe Ralph Nader. Or Zombie Norman Thomas.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at May 30, 2016 06:36 AM (p4UlV)

33 And it looks like Fox is trying to stir up a shitting match between Trump and Martinez now.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 06:37 AM (vvmPQ)

34
And today I get homemade coconut cake for my birthday.

"Got a feeling 56 is gonna be a crap year . . ."

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at May 30, 2016 06:38 AM (p4UlV)

35 They were hinted at Rombley yesterday and Trump
blasted that. RINO Kristal needs to STFU and STFD. He has never been the
conservative the MFM made him out to be.


Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 06:33 AM (vvmPQ)


I can't think of a more sure fire way to get that withered scrunt, Ma Clinton, into the WH, than introducing an independent third party to the contest.

My guess: Ross Perot! (which is how we got saddled with the last Clinton)

Posted by: Sticky Wicket at May 30, 2016 06:38 AM (7VPW0)

36
Isn't it way too late to put an official candidate on a national ballot?

Anyone know the rules about this?

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at May 30, 2016 06:39 AM (p4UlV)

37 Happy birthday JJ!

The year may be crapulous, but you are a stone fox!

Posted by: All Hail Eris, Literate Savage at May 30, 2016 06:40 AM (jR7Wy)

38 I think it's too late now in a number of states. Bill Kristol's Trump Derangement has reached Sarah Palin's Magical Uterus levels of stupidity.

Posted by: Sticky Wicket at May 30, 2016 06:41 AM (7VPW0)

39 36


Isn't it way too late to put an official candidate on a national ballot?



Anyone know the rules about this?





Posted by: J.J. Sefton at May 30, 2016 06:39 AM (p4UlV)

I think all of the State Primaries are already closed for getting on the ballots.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 06:43 AM (vvmPQ)

40 Kristol is wanting RINO Rombley to run as a third Party candidate.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 06:45 AM (vvmPQ)

41 Morning 'rons!

Looking at a pic of my Dad in uniform about to be shipped off to north Africa.. also a photo of him and his buddies taken with a family in Italy..

He made it back.. but, here's to all of 'em that didn't.. and for all of them that put aside their lives at home to go off to foreign lands to keep us safe at home!

Posted by: Chi-Town Jerry at May 30, 2016 06:45 AM (UpGcq)

42 Happy Birthday, J.J. Wishing you fifty more.

Posted by: creeper at May 30, 2016 06:45 AM (MH4k8)

43 Looks like I am not going to get to fly the flag much today. Still raining.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 06:48 AM (vvmPQ)

44 Which reminds me...

BRB

Posted by: creeper at May 30, 2016 06:49 AM (MH4k8)

45 Texas deadline has already passed for getting on the ballot.

In the next month or so, many state's deadlines will be closing.

It gets very difficult from here to mount a third party bid.. unless.. unless you hijack a party (green? ) that is already on the ballot.. but even the Green party is only on 31 state's ballots so far.


http://tinyurl.com/he6rdk2

Posted by: Chi-Town Jerry at May 30, 2016 06:49 AM (UpGcq)

46
Thanks, kids. 50 more?! Gevalt.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at May 30, 2016 06:51 AM (p4UlV)

47 Happy Birthday, J. J.!

My daughter's b-day just past.. and her cake she gets is a lemon cake.. the frosting is made with cool whip and lemon pudding and stuff... delish!

It's a pain for my wife to make.. but a labor of love.. everyone should get their favorite on their birthday!

Oh yeah.. and I get to lick the frosting bowl!

Posted by: Chi-Town Jerry at May 30, 2016 06:53 AM (UpGcq)

48 That's better. Flag flying. Sure guarantee of rain.

Posted by: creeper at May 30, 2016 06:53 AM (MH4k8)

49 Jerry, what flavor cake do you get?

Posted by: creeper at May 30, 2016 06:54 AM (MH4k8)

50 Went with my Dad and Uncle on Saturday to decorate graves. While there were a lot of veterans who served, there was one who served in World War II and died in May 1944. I guess he could have been buried at the family cemetery at the family's request?

Posted by: Aetius451AD at May 30, 2016 06:58 AM (3ZoRf)

51 To all our veterans, thank you for your service.

Posted by: Pimping for Paradise at May 30, 2016 07:00 AM (2X7pN)

52 Not going to get the rain they predicted, it was to be in inches but it seems to have faided. Emptied my rain barrel in anticipation, won't do that again.

Posted by: Skip at May 30, 2016 07:00 AM (3wHFl)

53 Bill Kristol-GFY!

Posted by: Pimping for Paradise at May 30, 2016 07:02 AM (2X7pN)

54 50- I would think so, besides could have died from wounds received in combat, or training accident.

Posted by: Skip at May 30, 2016 07:02 AM (3wHFl)

55 Jerry, what flavor cake do you get?


Posted by: creeper
...........
Well.. when I was a kid, I shared birthdays with my aunt.. and she would always make me a lemon meringue pie.. love them!

These days, I'm not much into sweets.. so usually I opt for Italian cookies or something like that.

Posted by: Chi-Town Jerry at May 30, 2016 07:05 AM (UpGcq)

56 To Gary Johnson: You know what's racist? Pretending you care about Mexicans!

Posted by: Pimping for Paradise at May 30, 2016 07:05 AM (2X7pN)

57 Help me, Obi-wan Romney, you're our only hope!

Posted by: Princess Leia Kristol at May 30, 2016 07:07 AM (v9gSJ)

58 52
Not going to get the rain they predicted, it was to be in inches but it
seems to have faided. Emptied my rain barrel in anticipation, won't do
that again.

Posted by: Skip at May 30, 2016 07:00 AM (3wHFl)

Charleston got 2.5" yesterday and they are predicting another 1 to 3 inches today. And more for tomorrow when I have to drive down there.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 07:08 AM (vvmPQ)

59 Decorating graves always hits me. We do our best to decorate the graves of our admittedly large family (Found something new, a veteran who must have served in the Mexican war, he would have been 7 for the war of 1812 and in his 60's for the Civil War.)

What always gets me is the long lines of ancient stones that obviously go undecorated. We do the best we can and clean the stones of grass clippings and weeds, but it does leave one feeling sad. Thankfully the local churches do a really good job of keeping the cemeteries mowed and cleaned up with donations.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at May 30, 2016 07:11 AM (3ZoRf)

60 Not just state lines that are being redrawn. Property lines are affected.

Posted by: Yusef Tayeb at May 30, 2016 07:11 AM (6JxKn)

61 Bah humbug!

Posted by: Barack Obama at May 30, 2016 07:13 AM (SguKr)

62 Need to get to SC very soon, should have gone months ago.
Seamus I'm sure has seen it but Anzio (196 with Peter Faulk, and Robert Mitchum is on a This tv, a second local channel.

Posted by: Skip at May 30, 2016 07:14 AM (3wHFl)

63 Happy Birthday, JJ!!

Thanks, Vic!!

Thanks, Krak!!

And, most importantly, THANK YOU to all vets, with us and not!!

Posted by: Ruth at May 30, 2016 07:15 AM (uyqly)

64 Memorial Day tribute on the blog.
Couch Potato will run Tuesday instead.
(Link in nic)

Posted by: @votermom at May 30, 2016 07:17 AM (7lVbc)

65 Pixar may have lesbian theme in the Dory spinoff. We infiltrate everything, like sand at the beach.

Posted by: Barack Obama at May 30, 2016 07:18 AM (SguKr)

66 Happy birthday to JJ.
Thanks for the links, Vic.

Posted by: @votermom at May 30, 2016 07:18 AM (7lVbc)

67 "Emptied my rain barrel in anticipation,...."-Vic

In parts of Colorado it is illegal to have rain barrels. Or maybe it's all of Colorado. They have stupid laws out there. The rain that falls on your roof is not yours. Remember, Stupid Big Brother is watching you!

Posted by: Case, Mors Semper Tyrannis at May 30, 2016 07:20 AM (Z4hTv)

68 I shouldn't think property will change, just who the taxes go to. It could double whammy them having to pay two tax bases. I know a place in the Pa /Del border that look like the house is in Pa and their yard looks to be in De.

Posted by: Skip at May 30, 2016 07:20 AM (3wHFl)

69 Wouldn't surprise me Vic, but they can have my rain barrel when they come pry it out of my cold dead hands.

Posted by: Skip at May 30, 2016 07:22 AM (3wHFl)

70 @67 that should have been Skip. sorry, it's early.

Posted by: Case, Mors Semper Tyrannis at May 30, 2016 07:22 AM (Z4hTv)

71 67, I read that wrong. Vic was responding to me.

Posted by: Skip at May 30, 2016 07:24 AM (3wHFl)

72 That lemon cake sounds delicious

Posted by: Madxmom at May 30, 2016 07:24 AM (/yaWd)

73 Pixar may have lesbian theme in the Dory spinoff. We infiltrate everything, like sand at the beach.

Posted by: Barack Obama at May 30, 2016 07:18 AM (SguKr)

Unfortunately Disney has bowed to the Gaystapo, and inserts 'Gay Friendly' messaging into everything they do now. Crying shame....I wanted to see the new Jungle Book, but I don't like the idea of putting money in their pockets.

Posted by: Sticky Wicket at May 30, 2016 07:25 AM (7VPW0)

74 I get mixed up often responding as I have a tablet and enlarge it to read but don't see much above my comment block.

Posted by: Skip at May 30, 2016 07:25 AM (3wHFl)

75 Thanks and Praise for our days -- Amen!

Posted by: The Gipper Lives at May 30, 2016 07:26 AM (Ndje9)

76 How easily they align the little flags. How gladly they do the work. We are so lucky to have those above and those below the markers.

Posted by: goon at May 30, 2016 07:27 AM (WCaSy)

77 Good morning everyone. Happy and blessed Memorial Day. Will be heading to church soon to give thanks to all those men and women who gave their lives to keep us free.

Happy birthday, JJ!

Posted by: bluebell at May 30, 2016 07:27 AM (805dc)

78 Andrew Jackson killed Charles Dickinson in a duel after Dickinson had accused Jackson's wife of bigamy. There had been a long history of amenity between Jackson and Dickenson.

--and that's what he did to people he liked!

Posted by: The Gipper Lives at May 30, 2016 07:27 AM (Ndje9)

79 Went to the Nats game yesterday. On the way, we drove by the Pentagon and saw all the Rolling Thunder folk getting ready to roll. Quite an impressive site.

On the way back from the Nats game, we drove through Arlington Cemetery. The friends I was with have a pass because two grandfathers are buried there so we were able to drive through the whole thing. It's such an impressive sight.

Posted by: bluebell at May 30, 2016 07:29 AM (805dc)

80 In Memory of my cousin the airborne ranger who was killed in Vietnam when an idiot decided that doing a combat jump into a jungle would be a great idea... without considering the rather obvious problem that the parachutes would get hung up in the trees leaving the soldiers as helpless dangling targets for the enemy to slaughter.

"...Theirs not to reason why
Theirs but to do and die..."

Posted by: An Observation at May 30, 2016 07:31 AM (dhdRA)

81 Anywayz, I remember reading you have to have 35 acres or more to drill a water well in Colorado. And you cannot dig a pond on your property. You have to truck in the water you need. Which, of course, is expensive.
I know it can get dry there from time to time, but geez.

Posted by: Case, Mors Semper Tyrannis at May 30, 2016 07:33 AM (Z4hTv)

82 >>>34
And today I get homemade coconut cake for my birthday.

"Got a feeling 56 is gonna be a crap year . . ."
Posted by: J.J. Sefton at May 30, 2016 06:38 AM (p4UlV)

To 120!

Posted by: A fellow Hebe at May 30, 2016 07:34 AM (hbjKv)

83 The rain that falls on your roof is not yours.

Then I can sue the state for water damage?

And when they leave all their snow all over my property?

Posted by: Princess Leia Kristol at May 30, 2016 07:34 AM (v9gSJ)

84


Memorial Day Tribute - Mansions of the Lord - Hillsdale College

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cL-xDkxg8pc

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at May 30, 2016 07:35 AM (qCMvj)

85 Speaking of duels, how about the famous topless women's duel of 1892? NSFW, needless to say. You're welcome in advance (h/t Insty) :

http://neveryetmelted.com/2016/05/24/famous-topless-female-duel-of-1892/

Posted by: GnuBreed at May 30, 2016 07:37 AM (gyKtp)

86
The
Hero

The
angel hovered just above-

The
lifeless form below-

A
life that started with a cry-

Not
many years ago.

Come
now my son, you must arise-

Your
work here now is ended-

You
have fought for right and freedom-

Your
country you have defended.

We
go now to another place-

Where
peace and love abide-

And
join your comrades who will greet you-

In
your heavenly home on high.
All
those you love, and those who love you-

In
their hearts you will forever be-

The
one who gave his very all-

That
the living may be free.

By Sergeant
Claude Peter Dhuet USAF

World War II

Posted by: Mr. Mxyzptlk at May 30, 2016 07:39 AM (kHJ3a)

87 50 Went with my Dad and Uncle on Saturday to decorate graves. While there were a lot of veterans who served, there was one who served in World War II and died in May 1944. I guess he could have been buried at the family cemetery at the family's request?
Posted by: Aetius451AD at May 30, 2016 06:58 AM (3ZoRf)


Yes. Those killed in action or even veterans have the opportunity and honor to be buried in a national cemetery. I don't know the reason but my granddad had my uncle interred at Rock Island.

On my mom's side of the family here in NY, across the path from where some of her family are buried are three brothers and a cousin who have military-style bronze plaques at their family plot.

And with that, I will say. . .

Private Herbert S. Winkler
508th PIR, 82nd Airborne Div.
10/13/23 - 6/6/44

RIP

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at May 30, 2016 07:39 AM (p4UlV)

88 Illegal rain and its barrels: oldest cause of human conflict, if you don't count l'affaire du'Cain et Abel, is "riparian rights," the whole body of precedents concerning water use. And the underlying common law of water use is different in the states west of big river than in those east of it. Other countries are even more confusing, because they are stuck with inferior rivers like the Danube, Dnieper and Nile.

You can render a rain barrel safe from mosquito breeding by use of a "mosquito torpedo," but be forewarned these little tablets are a chemical, and Mr County Health may not understand. Standing water is also an invitation to some other disorders TYPHUS, so, personal water storage demands personal responsibility, and in our current understanding of the Rights of Man and Citizen, that means no.

Posted by: Stringer Davis at May 30, 2016 07:40 AM (tIja6)

89 Unfortunately Disney has bowed to the Gaystapo, and inserts 'Gay Friendly' messaging into everything they do now. Crying shame....I wanted to see the new Jungle Book, but I don't like the idea of putting money in their pockets.

Not so much 'bowed' as much as 'fundamentally transformed'. I can send you Harry Reid's copy of the Jungle Book if you want.

Posted by: Barack Obama at May 30, 2016 07:41 AM (SguKr)

90 82
To 120!

Posted by: A fellow Hebe at May 30, 2016 07:34 AM (hbjKv)

Bis hundert und zwanzig? Feh!!

And thanks.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at May 30, 2016 07:43 AM (p4UlV)

91
"There had been a long history of amenity between Jackson and Dickenson."

Hands Vic another cup of coffee.


Posted by: creeper at May 30, 2016 06:02 AM (MH4k

Should be enmity


Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 06:05 AM (vvmPQ
-------------------------------------------------------

Or, you could just call this the first recorded case of frenemies.

Posted by: Amity and Enmity at May 30, 2016 07:45 AM (/m8T6)

92
It is always good and proper to honor our veterans and soldiers. But on this day, thanks, prayers and reflection should go to those who gave their lives in service.

G-d bless their memory.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at May 30, 2016 07:46 AM (p4UlV)

93 Memorial Day Tribute - Mansions of the Lord - Hillsdale College



http://tinyurl.com/zk2n7ch


Posted by: artisanal 'ette at May 30, 2016 07:35 AM (qCMvj)


I'm sure Reagan wouldn't be allowed to give such a speech at Oberlin College (and many others)

Posted by: Colin at May 30, 2016 07:48 AM (fxoKC)

94 Happy Birthday JJ !

Have a safe and enjoyable holiday everyone, and please take a moment today to reflect on its
meaning.

Posted by: JT at May 30, 2016 07:48 AM (b88KO)

95 Good Morning again Everyone. Lay my head back to get a quick rest. Next thing you know, 3 hours have gone by.

Posted by: Tim in Illinois at May 30, 2016 07:49 AM (WVsWD)

96 I'm going to go see the parade if it wasn't called off already, it's clearing outside.

Posted by: Skip at May 30, 2016 07:49 AM (3wHFl)

97 I'm sure Reagan wouldn't be allowed to give such a speech at Oberlin College (and many others)
Posted by: Colin at May 30, 2016 07:48 AM (fxoKC)


every time I hear him speak, especially of our vets, it brings tears to my eyes

Hillsdale did good posting that video.

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at May 30, 2016 07:50 AM (qCMvj)

98

morning chuckle

Libertarian Party convention interrupted by a fat dude dancing on stage in a thong ( video )

http://bit.ly/1Vq0cqe

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at May 30, 2016 07:51 AM (qCMvj)

99 In re the border between North and South Carolina.... borders are merely sources of conflict, and I believe we should do away with all of them. Except that one between where I live and where I park my yacht for tax purposes. That's a good border. All other borders are bad borders.

Posted by: Secretariat John Forbes Kerry, Prince of the Realm at May 30, 2016 07:52 AM (/m8T6)

100 @92 Thanks for that. I'm annoyed by the memory of one of those stupid-man-in-the-street interviews a few years ago, where the troublemaker was asking what the Fourth of July meant. A talkative professional carer type opined him half to death about how "Well, it's for the veterans..."

We have Veterans Day for that. Until some one-worlder rolled them all up into Armed Forces Day, there were also special days for each of the branches. Memorial Day is for the dead, our honored dead. Real veterans will understand.

Posted by: Stringer Davis at May 30, 2016 07:52 AM (tIja6)

101 Bill Kristol is tweeting that he is determined to swing the election to Shrillary.

Why do we care what Bill Kristol is tweting?

Posted by: MTF at May 30, 2016 07:55 AM (/m8T6)

102

Rob Lowe gets TRASHED for recommending '13 Hours' as a 'perfect #MemorialDay movie'

twitchy

I haven't seen it yet, tbh. I want to see it home when I can sob in private, and where a big ole tissue box is nearby.

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at May 30, 2016 07:56 AM (qCMvj)

103 OT Question:
There are 2 sites that I usually end up on when looking for appliance repair help: Partselect and RepairClinic
Which one is better for actually ordering parts from - anyone know? The price is the same.

Posted by: @votermom at May 30, 2016 07:57 AM (7lVbc)

104 This holiday always reminds me of the past veterans gone now. When I see a WW2 veteran (with a hat) I have to stop and think of those that are still here. Now Korean veterans are getting rarer and rarer (my brother is gone now) and not long before Vietnam vets will start to fade away (I am one). The one day when we put politics aside, and just remember. (I hope)

Posted by: Colin at May 30, 2016 07:58 AM (fxoKC)

105 J. J., Do you have plans for more articles for Model Railroader?

Posted by: JTB at May 30, 2016 07:58 AM (V+03K)

106 Bill Kristol hinted that there was a Mysterious Masked Candidate out there, ready to take on the Trump in an independent, (RINO), bid for the white house. Anyone have any guesses about who this candidate might be?

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El Hombre la Luchador

Posted by: Bigby's Knuckle Sandwich at May 30, 2016 07:59 AM (Cq0oW)

107 Happy birthday, JJ! As it's now past 8 AM, I toast you.

Posted by: Herr Morgenholz at May 30, 2016 08:00 AM (EUMr7)

108 103
OT Question:

There are 2 sites that I usually end up on when looking for appliance repair help: Partselect and RepairClinic

Which one is better for actually ordering parts from - anyone know? The price is the same.



Posted by: @votermom at May 30, 2016 07:57 AM (7lVbc)


I have always got my parts locally so I can go down the old and compare it with the new to make sure I am getting the right part.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 08:02 AM (vvmPQ)

109 This holiday always reminds me of the past veterans gone now. When I see a WW2 veteran (with a hat) I have to stop and think of those that are still here. Now Korean veterans are getting rarer and rarer (my brother is gone now) and not long before Vietnam vets will start to fade away (I am one). The one day when we put politics aside, and just remember. (I hope)
Posted by: Colin at May 30, 2016 07:58 AM (fxoKC)


yep

My dad still wears his hat, and actually had to order a new one as it was so worn.

I combined my Father's Day gift with his service this year. Amazon has a few nice gifts pertaining to each branch of the service. One item I got him was a nice book on the history of submarines.

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at May 30, 2016 08:03 AM (qCMvj)

110 @104 never mind, found it on amazon which with free shipping makes it a lot cheaper

Posted by: @votermom at May 30, 2016 08:05 AM (7lVbc)

111 Coming from a small upstate NY village, still remember the parade with all the WW2 vets in the 50's. They still have a parade, but the vets marching is very small, very small. But at least the thought is still there, as it is across the county on this day.

Posted by: Colin at May 30, 2016 08:08 AM (fxoKC)

112 one more before I go eat breakfast

George Washington: 'Unparalleled Perseverance of the Armies of the United States...Was Little Short of a Standing Miracle'

http://bit.ly/27YSjwX

reflect
leave your anger for another day

enjoy your family if you are so lucky to be with them today

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at May 30, 2016 08:08 AM (qCMvj)

113 @votermom

I use RepairClinic for appliances and small engine parts. When there was a screw up on the order they took care of it and let me keep the wrong piece as well.

Posted by: Mr. Mxyzptlk at May 30, 2016 08:09 AM (kHJ3a)

114 If you are not unenthused or enthused, are you just thused? Asking for me.

:/

Posted by: Tim in Illinois at May 30, 2016 08:10 AM (WVsWD)

115 UFO news. Pretty strange stuff ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZbB1gP3uB8

Posted by: goon at May 30, 2016 08:12 AM (WCaSy)

116 I have always got my parts locally so I can go down the old and compare it with the new to make sure I am getting the right part.
Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 08:02 AM (vvmPQ)

Good idea.
There is an appliance parts store in the next town that I've gone to in the past, but it's higher priced than online and in a seedy neighborhood. (Real hole in the wall place that mostly sells to contractors / repairman, it reminds me of shops back in my old country actually. )

Posted by: @votermom at May 30, 2016 08:12 AM (7lVbc)

117 Posted by: Mr. Mxyzptlk at May 30, 2016 08:09 AM (kHJ3a)

Thanks, I will keep that thumbs up for repairing in mind.

Posted by: @votermom at May 30, 2016 08:13 AM (7lVbc)

118 I mean repairclinuc

Posted by: @votermom at May 30, 2016 08:13 AM (7lVbc)

119 "An independent candidate with TR's plucky determination to stand and fight in the arena would be a welcome development for weary conservatives. And why can't it work this year?"
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Let's be charitable to Jay Cost (quoted here) and assume this isn't just a sad joke. It can't work this year because it never works, the ballot access laws conspire to make it impossible, the voters are pre-programmed to accept two candidates and are too stupid to handle more, and the cost of mounting an independent national campaign is way beyond even the dreams of commentators.

So, unless you have Mike Bloomberg or the equivalent candidate in mind (politically accomplished, with high name recognition and lots of lawyers under retainer, with the ability to self-fund), don't waste our time with this silly crap.

Please.

Posted by: MTF at May 30, 2016 08:13 AM (/m8T6)

120 https://is.gd/PIAMlx

I'm liking this story. It's about a recent pilgrimage the Archbishop of York did throughout his diocese over a 6 month period. There's a sense where doing that - the walking over great distances- wouldn't daunt an African.

Posted by: Bigby's Knuckle Sandwich at May 30, 2016 08:13 AM (Cq0oW)

121 Posted by: Tim in Illinois at May 30, 2016 08:10 AM (WVsWD)

Don't thus, baby, and take a nap.

Posted by: @votermom at May 30, 2016 08:14 AM (7lVbc)

122 17 14
What happened in Houston?

Posted by: Jean at May 30, 2016 06:04 AM (Doh4+)

Indiscriminate shooting. I didn't link it because i don't think we have the whole story yet so I would rather wait for more details.
Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 06:07 AM (vvmPQ)

It doesn't now appear indiscriminate. It looks like a drug hit. A guy pulled up to an auto repair garage around 10:45 AM and was shot in his Mercedes a minute or so later. The buzz around here is that the garage either was itself a drug storage facility or was associated with one.

There was a LOT of gunfire -- http://tinyurl.com/jcgerkn

There is some interesting chopper footage of the site after the gunfight here (the 'deadee' can be seen slumped in his Mercedes) -- http://tinyurl.com/jhv4m7v

Although the news reports were all saying the shooting was random (subtly pushing the 'crazies with guns' narrative), the shooting appears anything but random. No race was mentioned in the news reports, so I suspect the perps were 'south-of-the-border' types. The news media of course ties itself in knots to avoid associating minorities with criminal activity, so they were pushing the "we don't know the motive, must be a random shooting' meme. It certainly worked on the Uber riders I picked up near the crime scene. It took me forever to reach their house as the cops had a huge area blocked off around the crime scene. The area is generally very nice, very 'upscale' and all that.

It looks now like some cartel folks were just takin' care of business on a Sunday morning, doing the assassinations that Americans won't do.

Anyway, just my opinion. I may be all wet.

Posted by: Meriadoc at May 30, 2016 08:15 AM (vz6D5)

123 Every member of the MSM is acting all butthurt that Donald dared to mention Vince Foster. Probably a pretty good sign that he hit a nerve.

A large number of people are fed up with being told what topics they are allowed to talk about, and which topics are Verboten. The Clinton's were always masters of getting the press to do their dirty work, and stop any open talk of anything they may have done.

Posted by: Tom Servo at May 30, 2016 08:16 AM (V2Yro)

124

That houston shoot out? The one where two police and three bystanders were shot? Where SWAT, the bomb squad and the FBI were called?

STILL haven't released the names. I think they don't know them becuase they are illegals

Posted by: ThunderB, War Criminal at May 30, 2016 08:16 AM (zOTsN)

125 122 I will just assume it's a cartel hit until proven otherwise then.Thanks.

Posted by: @votermom at May 30, 2016 08:17 AM (7lVbc)

126 I agree


Cartel drug turf war by imported illegal gangs comes to Houston.

These same people kidnapped and killed a 13 year old girl and her drug dealing daddy. I think they killed that 11 year old boy two weeks ago too


It's a drug war that we imported

Posted by: ThunderB, War Criminal at May 30, 2016 08:20 AM (zOTsN)

127 107 Happy birthday, JJ! As it's now past 8 AM, I toast you.
Posted by: Herr Morgenholz at May 30, 2016 08:00 AM (EUMr7)


Thank you, Holtzie!

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at May 30, 2016 08:21 AM (p4UlV)

128 The "random" people they shot did come by "randomly", but they were witnesses and police

Posted by: ThunderB, War Criminal at May 30, 2016 08:22 AM (zOTsN)

129 old service station / garage is perfect location for a drug dealing base - lots of expensive cars in and out all the time, lots of illegals that nobody knows hanging out inside, nobody asks any questions, "oh, it's just a garage". Perfect.

Posted by: Tom Servo at May 30, 2016 08:23 AM (V2Yro)

130 It's a drug war that we imported

Posted by: ThunderB, War Criminal at May 30, 2016 08:20 AM (zOTsN)
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Who is this "we" you speak of?

Posted by: Barack Obama, Imperator at May 30, 2016 08:23 AM (/m8T6)

131 Posted by: Tom Servo at May 30, 2016 08:23 AM (V2Yro)

Plus if you are hiding drugs in the car somewhere ...

Posted by: @votermom at May 30, 2016 08:24 AM (7lVbc)

132 What are we? Chopped liver? We'll gladly fight over our border just to get some attention.

Posted by: North & South Dakota at May 30, 2016 08:24 AM (gwG9s)

133 85 Speaking of duels, how about the famous topless women's duel of 1892? NSFW, needless to say. You're welcome in advance (h/t Insty) :

That's very interesting. Vintage boobehs plus dueling. But I read it twice and still don't know who actually won...the story at the top and the (source material?) below reverse the Princess and Countess in the recap. Off to see what Wiki sayeth...

Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at May 30, 2016 08:25 AM (WlGX+)

134 105 J. J., Do you have plans for more articles for Model Railroader?
Posted by: JTB at May 30, 2016 07:58 AM (V+03K)

Not really. Don't even have a layout. I'm halfway done with a huge brick factory building made from epoxy castings including a curved facade. I've been posting progress on Railroad Line Forums.

Hope to finish it before the end of summer.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at May 30, 2016 08:26 AM (p4UlV)

135 Frigging Microsoft. They have installed an update on my Windows 7 Pro 64bit that has crashed networking. I know it is not my router etc because I am writing this over the wireless network from another computer. Of course this is a 'fatal' update - since networking is crashed I can't get anymore updates to fix their idiocy.

Any suggestions?

Posted by: An Observation at May 30, 2016 08:27 AM (dhdRA)

136 Just wanted to share one of my all-time favorite quotes

"How many a time have I stood watching the toads mating, or a pair of hares having a boxing match in the young corn, and thought of all the important persons who would stop me enjoying this if they could. But luckily they can't. So long as you are not actually ill, hungry, frightened or immured in a prison or a holiday camp, spring is still spring. The atom bombs are piling up in the factories, the police are prowling through the cities, the lies are streaming from the loudspeakers, but the earth is still going round the sun, and neither the dictators nor the bureaucrats, deeply as they disapprove of the process, are able to prevent it."

-- George Orwell

Posted by: WhatWhatWhat? at May 30, 2016 08:28 AM (WlGX+)

137 I like the "UFO" footage that came out this weekend. Just enough detail to fuel the imagination. Could be a weather balloon or some other type of inflatable, could be a really cool prototype of something, could be Klingons.

Posted by: Lincolntf at May 30, 2016 08:30 AM (2cS/G)

138 Don't know why I'm blanking on this other than old and not enough coffee.
American flag on the left and Gadsden on the right as you're facing them?

Posted by: teej at May 30, 2016 08:31 AM (oScPm)

139 135 what do the Microsoft forums say?
In general the first thing I would look at is - have you lost both wifi and the old Ethernet(if you still have that)?
If it's just wifi could be a new driver will fix it?

Posted by: @votermom at May 30, 2016 08:31 AM (7lVbc)

140 Frigging Microsoft. They have installed an update on my Windows 7 Pro 64bit that has crashed networking. I know it is not my router etc because I am writing this over the wireless network from another computer. Of course this is a 'fatal' update - since networking is crashed I can't get anymore updates to fix their idiocy.

Any suggestions?

Posted by: An Observation at May 30, 2016 08:27 AM (dhdRA)


Is it Windows 10?

Posted by: Nevergiveup at May 30, 2016 08:31 AM (Ozsfq)

141 An Ob, run System Restore and restore to a couple of days ago.

Posted by: freaked at May 30, 2016 08:32 AM (A4XwO)

142 Morning all

Raining here but I will still go to the Cemetery

Posted by: Nevergiveup at May 30, 2016 08:33 AM (Ozsfq)

143 Bernie Sanders seeks to temper criticism of his hostile stance to Israel by saying he supports Israel's 'right to exist.'

???

Well gee old bernie, that's mighty White of you to allow Israel to live

Posted by: Nevergiveup at May 30, 2016 08:34 AM (Ozsfq)

144 142 Morning all

Raining here but I will still go to the Cemetery
Posted by: Nevergiveup at May 30, 2016 08:33 AM (Ozsfq)


A salute from me to you, and them.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at May 30, 2016 08:34 AM (p4UlV)

145
Define "right to exist." Probably as a mass grave in his sick mind. The Wicked Son.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at May 30, 2016 08:36 AM (p4UlV)

146 @138 Yes. US flag "to its own right."
And, half staff until noon. Only day like that.

Posted by: Stringer Davis at May 30, 2016 08:38 AM (tIja6)

147 Yep. Had it right.
Just wanted to be sure.
Checked a flag etiquette site.

Posted by: teej at May 30, 2016 08:40 AM (oScPm)

148 Good morning all, on a crisp clear Memorial Day in southern Colorado.

EZ Dog Journal from this date in 1944.


May 30, 1944
Corps Arty has moved so well up we had to displace our CP. This time to a nice forward slope about 5000 yds from Velletri. Our front most elements are still not within 2000 yds of the town. We can hear the MG's and machine pistols banging all times of day and night. Progress is still forward on all fronts, but very slow. 36 Div jumped off on a right hook at Velletri from a line near 3d Div. Object to isolate and reduce Velletri. Attack was going well with very little opposition at last report.




Velletri is about 18 miles inland from Anzio and sits at the foot of the Alban Hills, the commanding high ground from which the German artillery kept the Allies pinned down at the beachhead. God bless all those who served and died, at Anzio and all other theaters.

Posted by: Seamus Muldoon at May 30, 2016 08:41 AM (mvenn)

149 @137 Forget it, Linc. It's...Wright-Pat.

Count me disappointed that the flyover at The One Hundredth Running was not a Wright Flyer. Also, no Purdue Band for "Indiana." I was sick for a minute, there.

Posted by: Stringer Davis at May 30, 2016 08:41 AM (tIja6)

150 Somehow we missed Pam Grier's birthday. What a babe!

NSFW

http://tinyurl.com/jos8659

Posted by: MTF at May 30, 2016 08:43 AM (/m8T6)

151 Just got a truck load of mulch for the Palatial Weasel Estate Gardens. This seemed like a better idea while it was in the planning stages.

Posted by: Weasel at May 30, 2016 08:44 AM (e3bId)

152 I'll be off to the cemetery myself in a few minutes. 10:00 ceremony. I always take a walk through and read names/dates.

Frankly, I hate it. It leaves me feeling so damned helpless. All of those lives, each with a story that I will never know, and yet I owe an unpayable debt to each one.

The pollen count is always high this time of year.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at May 30, 2016 08:45 AM (9mTYi)

153 If I saved acid rain in a barrel
The first thing that I'd like to do
Is to pour every drop on America's crops
You'd see how you like it when it's done to you!

Posted by: Justin Trudeau, strumming a guitar at May 30, 2016 08:45 AM (eREm+)

154 osted by: Seamus Muldoon at May 30, 2016 08:41 AM (mvenn)

I am so grateful to men like your dad.

I'm pretty sure I'd never had been born if the Americans had not won WW II - no way for mom & dad to meet.

Posted by: @votermom at May 30, 2016 08:48 AM (7lVbc)

155 One cop car hit 21 times, police helicopter hit 5 times, at least 5 cars hit, gas pump at gas station hit and burns the gas station down, 3 civilians hit, 2 cops hit


No word on the shooter. Come on

Posted by: ThunderB, War Criminal at May 30, 2016 08:49 AM (zOTsN)

156

A Memorial Day Tribute From Those Who Know What It Means to Sacrifice

http://bit.ly/1THfgLs

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at May 30, 2016 08:50 AM (qCMvj)

157 The media is blatant and disgusting.

Front page of CNN has pictures of Hillary, Trump and Sanders.

One picture shows the candidate composed, one picture shows them yelling at the top of their lungs and one picture shows them with their mouth agape.

Guess who's yelling, guess who has their mouth agape.

As a bonus CNN throws in a picture of two soldiers of the same sex kissing, because memorial day.

Disgusting.

Posted by: Kreplach at May 30, 2016 08:50 AM (WVvzl)

158 Seamus, thanks for posting that. Bless them

Posted by: ThunderB, War Criminal at May 30, 2016 08:53 AM (zOTsN)

159 Thanks to all our veterans, including my dad and brother, buried in Arlington Cemetery.

Happy Memorial Day to all.

Posted by: TrivialPursuer at May 30, 2016 08:54 AM (BNs9e)

160 One cop car hit 21 times, police helicopter hit 5
times, at least 5 cars hit, gas pump at gas station hit and burns the
gas station down, 3 civilians hit, 2 cops hit





No word on the shooter. Come on

Posted by: ThunderB, War Criminal at May 30, 2016 08:49 AM (zOTsN)


Pretty sure we're dealing with a White Hispanic here. Identifies as a conservative Christian. NRA life time member. Had a Trump bumper sticker on his pickup truck, (with gun rack).

Posted by: CNN, Talking Out Of It's Ass at May 30, 2016 08:55 AM (7VPW0)

161 Disgusting.

Posted by: Kreplach


They all pull that shit all the time. I don't know what is more annoying, the blatant propaganda, or the fact that it must be working at some level, there must be people stupid enough to fall for it, otherwise they wouldn't still be doing it. And those people vote.

Posted by: Videodrome at May 30, 2016 08:55 AM (eREm+)

162 SWAT, FBI and bomb squad called in, in addition to cops


No word on the shooter

Posted by: ThunderB, War Criminal at May 30, 2016 08:58 AM (zOTsN)

163 What happened in Houston?

Posted by: Jean at May 30, 2016 06:04 AM (Doh4+)

Indiscriminate shooting. I didn't link it because i don't think we have the whole story yet so I would rather wait for more details.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 06:07 AM (vvmPQ)





You'll never work for the MFM with that attitude

Posted by: TheQuietMan at May 30, 2016 08:59 AM (45oDG)

164 Running a system restore. The system is Windows 7 Pro 64bit. Microsoft is busy sabotaging things to force people to go to Win 10 - cause that is what they do.

Posted by: An Observation at May 30, 2016 09:01 AM (dhdRA)

165 I'm back. Google Maps locked up my computer again trying to find where I have to drive tomorrow.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 09:01 AM (vvmPQ)

166 What's "Commander in Chief" doing today?Apologizing to another enemy?

Posted by: steevy at May 30, 2016 09:02 AM (B48dK)

167 I am suspecting we will never get the real word on that shooting because the guy who evidently started the shooting is dead.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 09:02 AM (vvmPQ)

168 Today I honor my WWII hero father. My brother, who served during Vietnam, and all veterans - living and dead. Heartfelt thanks.

I just saw an article on surging flag sales and surging patriotism. I am certain that this will be misexplained for us by the media and the left and I'm further certain that their bogus rationale won't be challenged by pols on the 'right'.

Posted by: Mr Macca Bean at May 30, 2016 09:04 AM (4ng05)

169 165 I'm back. Google Maps locked up my computer again trying to find where I have to drive tomorrow.
Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 09:01 AM (vvmPQ)


It suddenly started crashing my Mac with Safari. Use Bing Maps as an alternative.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at May 30, 2016 09:04 AM (p4UlV)

170 167 I am suspecting we will never get the real word on that shooting because the guy who evidently started the shooting is dead.
Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 09:02 AM (vvmPQ)

The only way to find out who is involved is if Apple, Microsoft, and Google give us magic skeleton keys to their phones right now.

Posted by: NSA Bob at May 30, 2016 09:05 AM (7lVbc)

171 I am embarrassed to have forgotten to mention my cousin who died in Vietnam. I still miss you, my brother.

Posted by: Mr Macca Bean at May 30, 2016 09:06 AM (4ng05)

172 168 Clearly these are signs of nativist anti immigrant far right resurgence.

Posted by: steevy at May 30, 2016 09:06 AM (B48dK)

173 172 168 Clearly these are signs of nativist anti immigrant far right resurgence.

--

Das Drumpf Eifekt!

Posted by: @votermom at May 30, 2016 09:08 AM (7lVbc)

174 Rob Lowe gets trashed a lot for not following the lefty script on twitter. Last time he refused to apologize. I hope he stands his ground again. He has been mentioned as the next sidekick to some morning show. I hope he gets it. Sane people need a wider audience.

Posted by: Bruce With a Wang! at May 30, 2016 09:08 AM (iQIUe)

175 A while ago, Windows 8 locked me out of networking, while my router and all my other PC's worked.

After some Googling, I was able to run some sort of reset networking command from the command prompt. (Remember to run the command prompt as administrator) You'll be prompted to reboot.

Posted by: Oschisms at May 30, 2016 09:08 AM (ZsN9X)

176 169 It suddenly started crashing my Mac with Safari. Use Bing Maps as an alternative.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at May 30, 2016 09:04 AM (p4UlV)

Unfortunately Bing maps is not as good.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 09:08 AM (vvmPQ)

177 What's "Commander in Chief" doing today?Apologizing to another enemy?

Posted by: steevy at May 30, 2016 09:02 AM (B48dK)




He and Reggie are watching Rear Admiral

Posted by: TheQuietMan at May 30, 2016 09:09 AM (45oDG)

178 150 Posted by: MTF at May 30, 2016 08:43 AM (/m8T6)

A Stacy Dash/Pam Grier sandwich, with me as the vanilla cream center.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at May 30, 2016 09:10 AM (p4UlV)

179 Have been checking out website www.procon.org.Founder tired of MSM bias/agenda & started non-profit research entity. Interesting stuff. FAQs explains it well. Info is ammo.

Posted by: Both Sides at May 30, 2016 09:11 AM (gwG9s)

180 Not everybody at the detailing shop is dead. Find the shooters family, friends and associates. Search his car. This is nuts

Posted by: ThunderB, War Criminal at May 30, 2016 09:11 AM (zOTsN)

181 Dreamer who just got here?

Posted by: ThunderB, War Criminal at May 30, 2016 09:12 AM (zOTsN)

182 ThunderB are you getting local news updates?

Posted by: @votermom at May 30, 2016 09:13 AM (7lVbc)

183 I honor my father on this day. Marine Korean War veteran who passed away far too early from his service related disability. I always hoped I could grow to be just half the man he was which would be more than enough to have a positive impact.

Posted by: Joe Hallenbeck at May 30, 2016 09:13 AM (MNgU2)

184 They didn't report the surging flag sales are for Mexican flags

Posted by: ThunderB, War Criminal at May 30, 2016 09:13 AM (zOTsN)

185 The tree of my prosperity must be watered from time to time with the ketchup of condiment heiresses.

Posted by: John Kerry at May 30, 2016 09:14 AM (eREm+)

186
Didnt the shooter drive to the location? If so , they have his car, have his prints, yet they cant ID him? Who in this day and age doesnt have prints on file? That alone makes me think he came from south of the border.

Posted by: Bruce With a Wang! at May 30, 2016 09:14 AM (iQIUe)

187 WeaselDad is at Arlington National Cemetery. Its an amazing place - I have never been anywhere else quite like it.

Posted by: Weasel at May 30, 2016 09:14 AM (e3bId)

188 186


Didnt the shooter drive to the location? If so , they have his car,
have his prints, yet they cant ID him? Who in this day and age doesnt
have prints on file? That alone makes me think he came from south of the
border.

Posted by: Bruce With a Wang! at May 30, 2016 09:14 AM (iQIUe)


They said the coroner may release his name today. They are probably trying to locate next of kin.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 09:16 AM (vvmPQ)

189 The New York Times runs a story about a Trump rally in DC that was attended by thousands--and accompanies the story with a photo that looks like he's speaking to a half-dozen bikers. And of course , they make sure that the Confederate flag patch on the back of one of the biker's vest is prominently displayed.
Of course.

Posted by: JoeF. at May 30, 2016 09:18 AM (C+mRG)

190 Local tv news. Tie them together and you get

2 cops shot

3 civilians shot

5 cars shot

Police helicopter shot 5 times

Cop care shot 21 times

Gun shot hits gas pump and burns down gas station

Neighborhood in lock down for hours

SWAT, FBI and bomb squad called in

And......nothing


Something smells like cover up. It's not even leading local news here. This is NOT normal for Houston

Posted by: ThunderB, War Criminal at May 30, 2016 09:18 AM (zOTsN)

191 187
WeaselDad is at Arlington National Cemetery. Its an amazing place - I have never been anywhere else quite like it.

Posted by: Weasel at May 30, 2016 09:14 AM (e3bId)

Arlington was Robert E. Lee's home. The union Army took it for use as a field hospital and then it was later turned into a Federal Cemetery.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 09:19 AM (vvmPQ)

192 190 Our media and government covering stuff up?Come on,that's crazy talk.

Posted by: steevy at May 30, 2016 09:19 AM (B48dK)

193 Rob Lowe gets TRASHED for recommending '13 Hours' as a 'perfect #MemorialDay movie'

twitchy

I haven't seen it yet, tbh. I want to see it home when I can sob in private, and where a big ole tissue box is nearby.
Posted by: artisanal 'ette at May 30, 2016 07:56 AM (qCMvj)

That's disgusting. 13 Hours is a good movie.

If I may be so bold, I would recommend revisiting "Lone Survivor" and since the media has chosen this time to trash Chris Kyle - "American Sniper".

Posted by: Mr Macca Bean at May 30, 2016 09:20 AM (4ng05)

194 166 What's "Commander in Chief" doing today?Apologizing to another enemy?
Posted by: steevy at May 30, 2016 09:02 AM (B48dK)

No doubt he'll find a way to troll us again.

I've decided to stop complaining about it to the people I work with. They're braindead lefties, so my discomfort serves only to confirm to them that King Barracka is on the right track.

Posted by: Cloyd Freud, Unemployed at May 30, 2016 09:21 AM (ZEzaq)

195 solemn Memorial Day to you all

Posted by: phoenixgirl at May 30, 2016 09:21 AM (0O7c5)

196 I am humbled and grateful to all here who have endured the loss of beloved family members to the service of our nation.

My prayers for our fallen hero's.

Posted by: @votermom at May 30, 2016 09:21 AM (7lVbc)

197 191 I recommend a visit to anyone who is ever on the area, and if time permits, visit some of the sections less popular with tourists. The magnitude and beauty of the place is overwhelming, especially once you are out of the crowds,

Posted by: Weasel at May 30, 2016 09:22 AM (e3bId)

198 Happy birthday, JJ!

Sad day when Ron Lowe is trashed for recommending a war movie (war on terror, right?) and Disney is cheered for having a lesbian couple in the Dory movie. I would bet money they did this just to appease the LGBT crowd enough to back off of the "Make Elsa a lesbian" campaign. Dory's a sequel of an older movie, where Frozen was such a yuuuuuge success and reached just about every little girl in America.

As for Rob Lowe, good for him - he's established enough that they can't do much damage to is career.

Posted by: Lizzy at May 30, 2016 09:22 AM (NOIQH)

199 183 I honor my father on this day. Marine Korean War veteran who passed away far too early from his service related disability. I always hoped I could grow to be just half the man he was which would be more than enough to have a positive impact.
Posted by: Joe Hallenbeck at May 30, 2016 09:13 AM (MNgU2)

He would be honored by your tribute. You're a good man.

Posted by: Mr Macca Bean at May 30, 2016 09:23 AM (4ng05)

200 Since I'm computer illiterate I can't post it but they have a pic of a wounded WWII soldier shooting his sidearm at the enemy while being carried by another soldier on his back.

The caption is something like 'when you make fun of the old guy wearing his VFW hat plodding along, remember he's probably more of a badass than you will ever be'

Posted by: Joe Hallenbeck at May 30, 2016 09:23 AM (MNgU2)

201 CNN: Hillary looks older in the picture they are using today, Trump has the open mouth mean look, Bernie looks, well, like Bernie. Biden would probably get the best picture, if they showed one.

Posted by: Colin at May 30, 2016 09:24 AM (fxoKC)

202 157--I noticed that too, but if that's the best picture of Hillary they can run.....

Posted by: JoeF. at May 30, 2016 09:24 AM (C+mRG)

203 Posted by: Joe Hallenbeck at May 30, 2016 09:23 AM (MNgU2)

Where is this pic?

Posted by: @votermom at May 30, 2016 09:25 AM (7lVbc)

204 The caption is something like 'when you make fun of
the old guy wearing his VFW hat plodding along, remember he's probably
more of a badass than you will ever be'

Posted by: Joe Hallenbeck at May 30, 2016 09:23 AM (MNgU2)

Amen!

Posted by: Colin at May 30, 2016 09:25 AM (fxoKC)

205 Something smells like cover up. It's not even leading local news here. This is NOT normal for Houston

Posted by: ThunderB, War Criminal at May 30, 2016 09:18 AM (zOTsN)

They covered up the license plate on the shooters car so the news people could not get I.D.

Posted by: Velvet Ambition at May 30, 2016 09:26 AM (QPdNE)

206 187
WeaselDad is at Arlington National Cemetery. Its an amazing place - I have never been anywhere else quite like it.

Posted by: Weasel at May 30, 2016 09:14 AM (e3bId)

Arlington was Robert E. Lee's home. The union Army took it for use as a field hospital and then it was later turned into a Federal Cemetery.
Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 09:19 AM (vvmPQ)

The cemeteries in western France are breathtaking as well. A great vacation that will touch your soul can be planned around visiting those memorials.

Posted by: Mr Macca Bean at May 30, 2016 09:27 AM (4ng05)

207 Posted by: Mr Macca Bean at May 30, 2016 09:23 AM (4ng05)

Thanks. I'm glad there are others that feel the same about their family and strive to live up to their names.

Posted by: Joe Hallenbeck at May 30, 2016 09:28 AM (MNgU2)

208 They covered up the license plate on the shooters car so the news people could not get I.D.
Posted by: Velvet Ambition at May 30, 2016 09:26 AM (QPdNE)

Maybe there's an undercover cop involved and they don't want him blown?

Posted by: @votermom at May 30, 2016 09:28 AM (7lVbc)

209 Something smells like cover up. It's not even leading local news here. This is NOT normal for Houston

Posted by: ThunderB, War Criminal at May 30, 2016 09:18 AM (zOTsN)





The MFM is desperately trying to find/invent ties to the Tea Party

Posted by: TheQuietMan at May 30, 2016 09:29 AM (45oDG)

210 If the shooter is the sort of person I think they are, it's perfectly plausible the plates are stolen anyway

Posted by: ThunderB, War Criminal at May 30, 2016 09:29 AM (zOTsN)

211 Posted by: @votermom at May 30, 2016 09:25 AM (7lVbc)

I saw it on my Facebook page. You can google 'soldier firing gun while being carried'

Posted by: Joe Hallenbeck at May 30, 2016 09:31 AM (MNgU2)

212 The Twitter Mob collected a scalp

Some guy in England wore an offensive tee shirt about being glad the 96 dead Liverpool fans, His name. address and job were posted online so they started sending things to the house, like male strippers (which is funny) pizzas and all kinds of food. Well they got him fired and Arrested yes that's right arrested because offensive speech. This makes me I glad I live in America. Yes you can be an ass but you can't get arrested for it.

Do a search for Paul Grange on Twitter

Posted by: Patrick From Ohio at May 30, 2016 09:32 AM (c4yY7)

213 I disabled all Windows updates once I heard that microsoft was going to be installing Windows 10 without giving anyone a choice in the matter.

Posted by: Josephistan at May 30, 2016 09:32 AM (7qAYi)

214
The MFM is desperately trying to find/invent ties to the Tea Party
Posted by: TheQuietMan at May 30, 2016 09:29 AM (45oDG)

They're no doubt using this time to concoct a suitable "gun toting right wing extremist" story.

Posted by: Mr Macca Bean at May 30, 2016 09:34 AM (4ng05)

215 Abc 13 just reported law enforcement is "going out of their way" to not release the shooters name. Inference therefore is they know it. So they must be trying to roll up his "associates"

Posted by: ThunderB at May 30, 2016 09:39 AM (zOTsN)

216 Morning, Glories. Overcast and cool here for a Memorial Day morning.

Gonna go back up and catch the VNN now, but first, kicking off the day with a playful (wild) kitteh video c/o BlazingCatFur appropriately enough.

https://youtu.be/2oSh_zOaVFk

Posted by: mindful webworker - nice kitteh... ow! at May 30, 2016 09:42 AM (XtR0g)

217 Let me guess the name of the shooter in Houston: Mohamed Derka Derka Jihad. His motives remain unclear.

Posted by: An Observation at May 30, 2016 09:43 AM (dhdRA)

218 I disabled all Windows updates once I heard that microsoft was going to be installing Windows 10 without giving anyone a choice in the matter.


The look and feel keeps getting slicker and slicker, but it can't go on forever. One day we will release the ultimate Windows, Windows Omega, the ne plus ultra. All further updates will only be minor patches and fixes.


Posted by: Bill Gates at May 30, 2016 09:43 AM (eREm+)

219 213 I disabled all Windows updates once I heard that microsoft was going to be installing Windows 10 without giving anyone a choice in the matter.
Posted by: Josephistan at May 30, 2016 09:32 AM (7qAYi)

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The problem is, and I'm in the same boat, they are going to stop providing updates for anything lower than Win 10 and eventually not provide Win 10 update for free.

Posted by: Bruce With a Wang! at May 30, 2016 09:44 AM (iQIUe)

220 From the ABC 13 story


Police have not released a motive in the shooting, nor the gunman's identity. In fact, from what we saw, it appears they're going out of their way to hide his identity from the media.

Posted by: ThunderB at May 30, 2016 09:44 AM (zOTsN)

221 I disabled all Windows updates once I heard that
microsoft was going to be installing Windows 10 without giving anyone a
choice in the matter.


Posted by: Josephistan

I got switched over to Windows 10 by Microsoft automatically last week on my work laptop, and one of the IT guys at work thought that was weird; the next day it happened to three more people.

Windows 10 is really ok. It's a little different from 7, but I am getting used to it. It will get harder to run Windows 7 because they will offer fewer and fewer security patches in the future, and then you will be more vulnerable to online problems.

Posted by: Bossy Conservative...pondering the future at May 30, 2016 09:45 AM (+1T7c)

222 Wow. That was a brief Vic News report.

Carolina borders: Wouldn't it have been more sensible to change the bounderies legally to what has been used all along than to re-survey and move people against their will?

Sensible? Government? Sorry. What was I thinking? Haven't had coffee yet.

Posted by: mindful webworker - state of confusion at May 30, 2016 09:45 AM (XtR0g)

223 >>Let me guess the name of the shooter in Houston: Mohamed Derka Derka Jihad. His motives remain unclear.


Bingo.
We're all assuming the 'Mohammed coefficient' will be high. Not like the MSM hasn't become oh-so predictable at this point.

http://gatesofvienna.blogspot.com/2010/08/mohammed-coefficient.html

Posted by: Lizzy at May 30, 2016 09:45 AM (NOIQH)

224
I remember walking through Arlington early on a Sunday morning in November when the gates had just opened. I was the only one there for at least a good hour and half. I will never forget that experience to the day I die.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at May 30, 2016 09:46 AM (p4UlV)

225 I saw it on my Facebook page. You can google 'soldier firing gun while being carried'
Posted by: Joe Hallenbeck at May 30, 2016 09:31 AM (MNgU2)

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It's fake. Those are toy models.

Posted by: Bruce With a Wang! at May 30, 2016 09:47 AM (iQIUe)

226 Also from the ABC 13 story


Police have not released a motive in the shooting, nor the gunman's identity. In fact, from what we saw, it appears they're going out of their way to hide his identity from the media.

Posted by: ThunderB at May 30, 2016 09:47 AM (zOTsN)

227 Joe @211 , I couldn't find the one with the caption but did it use this photo?
http://tinyurl.com/gosfuyh

Posted by: @votermom at May 30, 2016 09:48 AM (7lVbc)

228 WeaselDad is at Arlington National Cemetery. Its an amazing place - I have never been anywhere else quite like it.
Posted by: Weasel at May 30, 2016 09:14 AM (e3bId)

Arlington is a special place for sure. Mount Herzl in Jerusalem is also Sacred Ground: Mount Herzl , also Har ha-Zikaron ( Mount of Remembrance), is the site of Israels national cemetery

Posted by: Nevergiveup at May 30, 2016 09:48 AM (Ozsfq)

229 The shooter was described as having "black hair and tattoos", I'm leaning towards him being more La Raza than ISIS.

Posted by: Lincolntf at May 30, 2016 09:50 AM (2cS/G)

230
Reports that there are more than 150 Yezidi slaves in #Fallujah. #Iraq's forces will start looking for them once they recapture the city.

Posted by: Bruce With a Wang! at May 30, 2016 09:50 AM (iQIUe)

231 Carolina borders: Wouldn't it have been more sensible to change the bounderies legally to what has been used all along than to re-survey and move people against their will?

Posted by: mindful webworker - state of confusion


It's always helpful to reexamine the data. You never know what you might find.

Posted by: NOAA at May 30, 2016 09:51 AM (eREm+)

232 Also from the ABC13 story



A tow truck removed a car from the crime scene. We noticed the vehicle's license plate had been covered up. Detectives also used a metro bus to obstruct our camera's view of the tow truck leaving with the car.

Posted by: ThunderB at May 30, 2016 09:53 AM (zOTsN)

233 Posted by: @votermom at May 30, 2016 09:48 AM (7lVbc)

Yes that's the one. Badass.

Posted by: Joe Hallenbeck at May 30, 2016 09:53 AM (MNgU2)

234
Getting ready to march in a small parade to honor the fallen today. Several of us have been honored to have been asked.

Frequently we talk about a debt to the vets we can never repay--in this case it is NO hardship.

Posted by: irongrampa at May 30, 2016 09:54 AM (X35Yt)

235
Now, the animals are fighting back:

Chimpanzee destroying your drone with a stick

https://goo.gl/vjJXZB

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I have a vague recollection of a goat taking out a drone, a few years ago, too.

Posted by: Bruce With a Wang! at May 30, 2016 09:54 AM (iQIUe)

236 I got switched over to Windows 10 by Microsoft
automatically last week on my work laptop, and one of the IT guys at
work thought that was weird; the next day it happened to three more
people.

Windows 10 is really ok. It's a little different from 7,
but I am getting used to it. It will get harder to run Windows 7 because
they will offer fewer and fewer security patches in the future, and
then you will be more vulnerable to online problems.


Posted by: Bossy Conservative...pondering the future at May 30, 2016 09:45 AM (+1T7c)

That is what they want you to believe. In fact an obsolete OS tends to be more secure because people have forgotten about them. Windows 3.1 is not even vulnerable any longer; too few copies of it out there for the hackers to bother with. Nobody is even trying to hack Windows XP.

Posted by: An Observation at May 30, 2016 09:55 AM (dhdRA)

237 227 Joe @211 , I couldn't find the one with the caption but did it use this photo?
http://tinyurl.com/gosfuyh
Posted by: @votermom at May 30, 2016 09:48 AM (7lVbc)
============
That was vetted a couple of years ago. They are toys.

Posted by: Bruce With a Wang! at May 30, 2016 09:56 AM (iQIUe)

238 Survived the war, and still alive,
My dear old Uncle Ed
Was scheduled to invade Japan,
They dropped the bomb instead.

-Karma Save

Posted by: mindful webworker - hooray for fat man at May 30, 2016 09:57 AM (XtR0g)

239
A cow attacked two men to save the woman they were stabbing in an honor killing.A cow has more humanity than humans!

https://goo.gl/CgVuYb

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Wow, the cow really stomped him good, too.

Posted by: Bruce With a Wang! at May 30, 2016 09:58 AM (iQIUe)

240 I am normally a lurker, but asking you guys for prayers today. With my mom in hospice care, she has lung cancer. The best mom anyone could ever hope for. I pray that death comes as painless as possible for her. I asked her when she gets to Heaven to help me get there when it is my time.

Posted by: F.N.G at May 30, 2016 09:58 AM (zPzrV)

241 I don't think the shooting in jihad related. Just wander into a neighborhood and start firing (seemingly) randomly? Nah. This has to be drug or gang related.
Someone in that tony neighborhood was involved with bad people from the wrong side of the tracks.

Posted by: JoeF. at May 30, 2016 09:58 AM (C+mRG)

242 That is what they want you to believe. In fact an
obsolete OS tends to be more secure because people have forgotten about
them. Windows 3.1 is not even vulnerable any longer; too few copies of
it out there for the hackers to bother with. Nobody is even trying to
hack Windows XP.


Posted by: An Observation at May 30, 2016 09:55 AM (dhdRA)

I'm running 2 XP machines, with updated security, they run just fine, despite all the dire predictions of bad things that could happen.

Posted by: Colin at May 30, 2016 09:58 AM (fxoKC)

243 F.N.G.

prayers up

Posted by: phoenixgirl at May 30, 2016 09:59 AM (0O7c5)

244 With this lull in the action, let me repeat the story of my father that I've imposed on y'all almost every Memorial Day for the last several years:

If you've seen 'Band of Brothers', you've seen the story of my father - same times, same places, same battles. He and his comrades fought their way through France and Belgium and at the Battle of the Bulge, my father's unit was surrounded and their commander decided to surrender. My father and one of his comrades decided they didn't want to spend the rest of the war as a prisoner of the Germans and they decided to risk sneaking through the German lines back to the allied lines. They made it after three days and nights in snow and freezing temps. My dad's legs were froze and he was sent back to England where they debated taking his legs. Fortunately, they managed to save his legs and they grafted his toes together to restore circulation in his feet. They stayed that way through the rest of his life. He led a relatively normal life though he suffered complication of his frostbite.

A back story to this is that the American planners were so confident of the outcome of the war at the point of the Battle of the Bulge, that they were already planning on using up stockpiled supplies and giving troops minimal kits. My dad told me that the troops in his unit were not issued overcoats or overshoes (galoshes they were called at the time) and were given minimal ammunition. My dad said that he had been issued five rounds of ammo. If you remember, an entire division - ~26,000 men - surrendered virtually at the start of the German push. The commanding officer of that division was soundly trashed by the military and the press at the time, but the truth is that he'd had little choice.

Posted by: Mr Macca Bean at May 30, 2016 09:59 AM (4ng05)

245 FNG done, prayers up. She sounds so wonderful

Posted by: ThunderB at May 30, 2016 10:00 AM (zOTsN)

246 Carolina borders: Wouldn't it have been more sensible to change the
bounderies legally to what has been used all along than to re-survey and
move people against their will?



Posted by: mindful webworker - state of confusion


Evidently this dispute has been going for 300 years and this will finally settle it. The problem is extreme hardships being created. In some cases homes and property will be split by the new line. They are saying local property taxes will have to be paid in both States with the amount apportioned. And the 19 people who were in SC but are now in NC will pay higher property taxes.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 10:02 AM (vvmPQ)

247 Prayers, FNG.

Posted by: RedMindBlueState at May 30, 2016 10:03 AM (Q7bO0)

248 Angelina Jolie is now a gender studies professor. See WZ.

It is now official. Higher education is a joke.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks at May 30, 2016 10:03 AM (Nwg0u)

249 I pray that death comes as painless as possible for her. I asked her when she gets to Heaven to help me get there when it is my time.
Posted by: F.N.G at May 30, 2016 09:58 AM (zPzrV)

I share your sorrow and offer my thought and wishes. My mother passed of lung cancer December 15.

Posted by: Mr Macca Bean at May 30, 2016 10:03 AM (4ng05)

250
Peaky Blinders has sparked an 83% rise in sales of flat caps

http://trib.al/9OPN8lF

Posted by: Bruce With a Wang! at May 30, 2016 10:04 AM (iQIUe)

251 240 FNG - Prayers for your mom, you, and the hospice workers.

Posted by: Weasel at May 30, 2016 10:04 AM (e3bId)

252 Posted by: Bruce With a Wang! at May 30, 2016 09:56 AM (iQIUe)

I see that now. Shame because it takes away from the message since there were real actions that would be considered even more badass.

The one to me would be the Silver Star citation from Iraq where a convoy was ambushed on a narrow street where insurgents had a firing trench in front of the convoy . The soldier ordered his driver to drive straight on to the trench and attackers. The Humvee crashed into the trench where he exited and commenced to killing the insurgents down the trench. When his m14 was empty he picked up an insurgent AK and continued to clear the trench.

I don't know why he wasn't awarded the MOH.

Posted by: Joe Hallenbeck at May 30, 2016 10:05 AM (MNgU2)

253 Posted by: F.N.G at May 30, 2016 09:58 AM (zPzrV)

Prayers for your Mom, and for you.

Posted by: @votermom at May 30, 2016 10:05 AM (7lVbc)

254 F.N.G.

I'm tearing up a little. Prayers up.

Posted by: KT at May 30, 2016 10:06 AM (qahv/)

255 F.N.G. sad to hear that, praying for your mom

Posted by: Skip at May 30, 2016 10:06 AM (3wHFl)

256 One other thing to remember; NC and SC used to all be one colony, SC, or as it was called then "Carolina". It was split by King George and the Lord Proprietors.

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 10:06 AM (vvmPQ)

257 Merriam Webster ends years of controversy and finally calls a hotdog a sandwich. Some people just have nothing to argue about.

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The war is over? Hotdog!

But is Carlos Danger a sandwich?

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks at May 30, 2016 10:06 AM (Nwg0u)

258 Bill Kristol is gloating he is getting Grammy H or the Barn elected.

Posted by: sven10077 at May 30, 2016 10:07 AM (g8Hfr)

259 The war is over? Hotdog!



But is Carlos Danger a sandwich?

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks at May 30, 2016 10:06 AM


Sometimes a sammich is just a sammich.

Posted by: RedMindBlueState at May 30, 2016 10:07 AM (Q7bO0)

260 Posted by: F.N.G at May 30, 2016 09:58 AM (zPzrV)

Prayers for you, FNG

Posted by: Josephistan at May 30, 2016 10:07 AM (7qAYi)

261
I have no objection to mothers nursing in public, they need to be sensible about it:

https://goo.gl/KEtNGg

Posted by: Bruce With a Wang! at May 30, 2016 10:08 AM (iQIUe)

262 252 Posted by: Joe Hallenbeck at May 30, 2016 10:05 AM (MNgU2)

He wasn't awarded the MoH b/c there is a not miniscule amount of liberals in the upper echelons of the officer corps who decided this was an unjust war just like Pelosi and Bambi did in 2003.

Posted by: sven10077 at May 30, 2016 10:09 AM (g8Hfr)

263 F.N.G., prayers for eternal rest with the Lord for your mom, and prayers for you, that you find peace.

Posted by: IC at May 30, 2016 10:09 AM (zK6nG)

264 The parade was canceled but the firetrucks converged in front of my parents house they took off under police escort so I went after them and arrived at their destination before them. There was a short ceremony with a pastor, mayor and fire chief speaking. Around 50 people attended.

Posted by: Skip at May 30, 2016 10:09 AM (3wHFl)

265 Off to visit my FIL. In January of 1942 he was drafted out of college and spent the next three years in the Army for a bit and then the Air Force, as a bomber pilot.

He returned to college as a 23 year old sophomore with his buddies (after two weeks off) and, since the schools wanted these grown men to graduate asap and make room for the next group, he went to school essentially non-stop for the next eighteen months. So high school>everything great for a few months>war>school and, finally, two months off at age 25 before starting all over again.

I am very grateful he did what he did and especially grateful he survived! See y'all later.

Posted by: MTF at May 30, 2016 10:10 AM (/m8T6)

266 213 I disabled all Windows updates once I heard that microsoft was going to be installing Windows 10 without giving anyone a choice in the matter.

Posted by: Josephistan at May 30, 2016 09:32 AM
--------

This happened to my wife's and friend's puter this past week. If you decline the "user agreement" or whatever it's called, it restores back to previous operating system.

Posted by: olddog in mo at May 30, 2016 10:10 AM (Dhht7)

267 240 Posted by: F.N.G at May 30, 2016 09:58 AM (zPzrV)


Prayers sent, it's hard watching your mother die.

Pray God she finds peace and is delivered from her pain on this mortal coil and you and your family find succor in her absence.

Posted by: sven10077 at May 30, 2016 10:11 AM (g8Hfr)

268 MSM is the center of America hating.

One example: The media got almost everything wrong about the ambush involving Jessica Lynch.

Sgt. Donald Walters was the one who fought until he was out of ammo, wounded in four places, then captured by Fedayeen, and executed with two shots to the back while a prisoner. His covering fire saved a number of American lives. Even the Fedayeen admired his bravery. The media never mentioned his name.

The media hero PFC Lynch had her gun jam, and she was knocked unconscious early in the battle. She was brave in captivity, as was PFC Patrick Miller. The media obsessed over her.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at May 30, 2016 10:11 AM (u82oZ)

269 There are always some who feel they need to get on the side of those in power. Out of fear or need to help themselves.

Posted by: Skip at May 30, 2016 10:12 AM (3wHFl)

270 The Tea Party in the media's mind is a wonderful organization.

We have members from Black Supremacist groups, ISIS wanna-bes, and now yes La Raza....

why it is almost like every liberal sub-group becomes tea partiers the minute they take Obama's rhetoric seriously.

Posted by: sven10077 at May 30, 2016 10:13 AM (g8Hfr)

271 96 dead Liverpool fans,

-
?

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks at May 30, 2016 10:15 AM (Nwg0u)

272 67 Posted by: Case, Mors Semper Tyrannis at May 30, 2016 07:20 AM (Z4hTv)

EPA is trying to play the same games writ large nation-wide.

Fuck 'em, if Juan Pablito is a hero for ignoring immigration law more Americans should engage in Irish Democracy and ignore unjust law that is unevenly applied.

Americans better get it through their head that these regulators are not their friends.

Posted by: sven10077 at May 30, 2016 10:18 AM (g8Hfr)

273 They need to change Florida's borders. It looks like Carlos Danger.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks at May 30, 2016 10:19 AM (Nwg0u)

274 A cow attacked two men to save the woman they were stabbing in an honor killing.A cow has more humanity than humans!

https://goo.gl/CgVuYb

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Wow, the cow really stomped him good, too.

Posted by: Bruce With a Wang!


I have no beef with Muslims, but when I saw what they were doing to her, I went bullistic. I'm no coward.


Posted by: Red Badge of Cow Rage at May 30, 2016 10:19 AM (eREm+)

275 273 Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks at May 30, 2016 10:19 AM (Nwg0u)


Florida's borders should be changed to include states as their idiocy reaches a critical mass....

Florida Man's influence is spreading.

Posted by: sven10077 at May 30, 2016 10:20 AM (g8Hfr)

276 nood

Posted by: Vic We Have No Party at May 30, 2016 10:21 AM (vvmPQ)

277
Model, 26, shot at T.I. concert to sue 'heartless' NYPD for 'interviewing her in an ambulance and at hospital while doctors were cutting her clothes off'

http://goo.gl/RBCBvU

What a jerk.

Posted by: Bruce With a Wang! at May 30, 2016 10:22 AM (iQIUe)

278 They were hinted at Rombley yesterday

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Rombley has been weighed and found wanting and now he's going run as an independent?

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks at May 30, 2016 10:22 AM (Nwg0u)

279 Vic beat me to it

Posted by: Skip at May 30, 2016 10:22 AM (3wHFl)

280 A cow attacked two men to save the woman they were stabbing in an honor killing.A cow has more humanity than humans Muslims!

https://goo.gl/CgVuYb

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Wow, the cow really stomped him good, too.

Posted by: Bruce With a Wang!



Fixed it for her. This is not a human problem, this is a Muslim problem.

And a problem with liberal idiots. They can tell that there's something wrong, but by mislabeling it, they insure that it will remain a problem.

Posted by: Red Badge of Cow Rage at May 30, 2016 10:24 AM (eREm+)

281 >>>>>They need to change Florida's borders<<<<<<

Years ago there was a boundary commission to settle the state lines between FL, GA, and AL. The Lt. Governors of the three states were the chairs, so our state lines were determined by Buddy (FL), Sonny (GA), and Bubba (AL).

Posted by: the guy that moves pianos for a living at May 30, 2016 10:25 AM (tEDMc)

282 Eric Allison, LT, USN
Ken "Slim" Pickens, LT(jg), USNR

Both with HC 11 attached to the USS Camden, AOE-2.

Killed on the way home from WestPac, August 16, 1991 when a blade detached from the front rotor assembly of their CH-46 Sea Knight, nicknamed "Sideflare 62".

We were 4 days from reaching San Diego where we would detach the airdales en route to the Camden's home port in Bremerton, WA.

Ken was fresh out of the Naval Academy and flight school and Eric was almost home from 3 straight 6 month deployments because of Desert Shield/Desert Storm. Eric's wife surprised him by showing up in Guam when we pulled in for a couple days on August 13.

RIP.

Posted by: Sharkman at May 30, 2016 10:27 AM (hUPKb)

283 What a lovely tribute to you mom, F.N.G. Prayers for your mom, you and the rest of your family.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at May 30, 2016 10:34 AM (rmw+9)

284 Posted by: goon at May 30, 2016 08:12 AM (WCaSy)

I couldn't watch he whole thing. I got tired of the woman saying, "WTF is that?" repeatedly However, it was a odd shape, but since it's near a military base why couldn't it be either a military item of some sort?

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at May 30, 2016 10:50 AM (rmw+9)

285 Sorry; Meant a "military item of some sort or a weather related satellite?"

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at May 30, 2016 10:54 AM (rmw+9)

286 285 Sorry; Meant a "military item of some sort or a weather related satellite?"
Posted by: FenelonSpoke at May 30, 2016 10:54 AM (rmw+9)


Definitely not a satellite, but my guess would be a partially deflated weather balloon. The narrator said it seemed to be moving with the clouds, which suggests that it was not powered.

Posted by: rickl at May 30, 2016 11:28 AM (sdi6R)

287 Saw.the UFO for, thought it looked.like.a.parasail kite.

Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain at May 30, 2016 11:50 AM (MlCwf)

288 Look a UFO near Wright-Patt...

I grew up at Wright-Patt it is a kite.

We don't really have aliens in Hangar 13, we were the test bed for the Stealth Project and consequently we always had weird shit flying around at night...

Messing with each other and with outsiders was kind of the County National Sport....

it's a Kite.

Posted by: sven10077 at May 30, 2016 11:55 AM (g8Hfr)

289 I'm not saying it's aliens dude but uh it's aliens.

//Totally Serial You Guys Guy at History Channel

Posted by: sven10077 at May 30, 2016 11:57 AM (g8Hfr)

290 Hey, if aliens have mastered faster-than-light travel, surely they must have kites.

Posted by: rickl at May 30, 2016 12:00 PM (sdi6R)

291 Fascinated with their new toys the re-surveying is back ward. The original boundaries were reckoned, land marked and given the best calculated co-ordinates.

Instead of changing the boundaries the proper thing to do would be to change the incorrect co-ordinates to the boundaries.


Posted by: Patina Awry Newt at May 30, 2016 12:00 PM (dwNYN)

292 290 Posted by: rickl at May 30, 2016 12:00 PM (sdi6R)

Your primitive arts and crafts skills are beyond our kenning.

//Blee-yoorrt Commander of the ISV Blink-182

Posted by: sven10077 at May 30, 2016 12:50 PM (g8Hfr)

293 Prayers for you and your Mom, FNG.

Prayers and thanks as well for all of you here and your loved ones who served.

Posted by: Sharkman at May 30, 2016 01:03 PM (hUPKb)

294 Last week I was scouring YouTube for links to Bob Dylan performances in honor of his 75th birthday. I also found this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7Yqj-QzwZE

It's gospel singer Regina McCrary talking about her experiences recording "Slow Train Coming" and also serving as a backup singer with Dylan on his 1979 tour. That tour was controversial because some fans were outraged that he played exclusively religious songs and ignored his more famous older songs.

This video has more to do with Christianity than with Dylan, but she tells some good stories.

Posted by: rickl at May 30, 2016 01:31 PM (sdi6R)

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