Monday Overnight Open Thread (7/9/18 )

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The Quotes of The Day

Quote I

I think the leaders of the socialist movement are perfectly well aware that the inevitable result of socialism is tyranny and mass poverty. But for them, this isn’t a bug, it is a feature. In fact, it is the whole point. Socialism is now, and always has been, a pretext under which power-mad psychopaths seize power and terrorize their fellow humans. John Hinderaker


Quote II

"You cannot question a president's motives when the president acts. If a president pardons, that's it. If a president fires, that's it. You can't go beyond an act and get into his motive or into his intent." Prof. Alan Dershowitz

Quote III

They come after me because I’m effective. I’ve made some very powerful, rich enemies. Whether anti-government people in terms of the Affordable Care Act, whether it’s Wall Street reform, going after them on climate, in terms of the fossil fuel industry. I’m pro-labor; they want to destroy labor. So they put up the money and go into these districts. I don’t think we should allow the Koch Brothers to choose the leaders of the Democratic Party. But that’s what they’re trying to do. Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)

Quote IV

I no longer want to be a white male, I don’t want to be blamed for everything wrong in the world: I tell the world now I’m a black lesbian… My name is Loretta and I’m a BLT, a black lesbian in transition.”Terry Gilliam

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Billions to the Iranian mullahs and a free pass to the Afghanistan drug lords. Another Obama screw up.

The Obama administration reportedly had the chance to cripple the global heroin trade funding terrorism in war-torn Afghanistan, but it shelved the plan to advance a broader political agenda.

The administration, citing political concerns, shut down a plan to stop the spread of narcotics around the world, prevent Afghanistan’s emergence as a narco-state, and sever the critical revenue streams financing the deadly insurgency American troops are fighting and dying to end, Politico’s John Meyer reported Sunday.

TFG


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Speaking of Iran. The ONT wonders why all of the Muslim "immigrants" aren't flocking to Iran. Seems like a decent enough of a country.

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It isn't just James Woods in Hollywood. There are a few Hollywood actors/actresses who support Trump.


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Marvel Comics legend Steve Ditko, RIP, age 90.

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Once in awhile Karma does make a visit. Poachers eaten by lions.

Some are calling it karma. At least three poachers are believed to be dead after they walked right into a pride of lions as they trespassed on a South African Game Reserve.

According to the reserve’s press release, the attack happened overnight sometime on July 3 in the Sibuya Game Reserve. The reserve’s anti-poaching units got a clue something was amiss when the lions began making a lot of noise and one of the unit’s anti-poaching dogs began alerting her handler

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The rescue of the Thai youth trapped in a cave is outstanding. Here is how they were rescued.

The first four boys who were trapped in the cave in Thailand have been rescued and are in "perfect" health.

The boys had to travel about 2.5 miles (4 kilometres) with oxygen tanks, tethered to cave divers to exit. About 0.6 miles (1 kilometre) of the journey was underwater, where everyone had to wear full face masks.

Reports emerged that the trapped boys did not know how to swim. Swim lessons are rare in Thailand, where the leading cause of death for children under 15 is drowning.

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We've all joked that Michelle Obama had a big dick. You aren't suppose to do that if you are an assistant D.A.

The San Bernardino Sun reports that San Bernardino County Deputy District Attorney Michael Selyem is under investigation for a series of “offensive” and hilarious social media posts. Like for instance this one:

Selyem also posted a doctored picture of Michelle Obama holding a sign saying, “Trump grabbed my penis.”

Unfortunately Selyem’s social media accounts have all been deleted and the news didn’t get a screen shot of this very funny thing. The Interwebz are full of pics and memes showing Michelle Obama sporting an unsightly bulge and inexplicable Adam’s apple. The point is, there is some compelling evidence out there that Michelle is hiding (unsuccessfully) a secret.

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From our friend The Political Hat. A look at the California judiciary at work on federal immigration law.

“But Mendez did block parts of AB 450, the ‘Immigrant Worker Protection Act,’ which fines employers who voluntarily let immigration agents access their workplaces. Under the ruling, employers can still warn their employees of workplace compliance checks, but immigration agents won’t be required to obtain a warrant signed by a judge to enter a workplace.”

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Good Guys 1. Bad Guys 0. Marquette University egg on face and has to eat crow.

Three and a half years after being fired for critiquing a graduate student’s attempt to silence a student critical of gay marriage, professor John McAdams can return to the classroom

MADISON, Wis., July 6, 2018 — In a win for academic freedom, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled today that Marquette University wrongly fired Professor John McAdams for comments he made on his personal blog in 2014.

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education filed a “friend of the court” brief last November urging the court to hear McAdams’ case and reach this result.

McAdams criticized a graduate teaching instructor by name for her refusal to allow a student to debate gay rights because “everybody agrees on this.” Marquette effectively fired McAdams later that year, suspending him indefinitely without pay.


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The ONT Musical Interlude


July 9, 1946, Born on this day in Forfar, Scotland, Bon Scott (Ronald Belford Scott), singer with Australian rock band AC/DC from 1974 until his death in 1980. He was brought up in Kirriemuir before moving to Melbourne, Australia, with his family in 1952 at the age of six. Having arrived from 'Bonnie Scotland', he was dubbed 'Bon', and the nickname stuck. After a night of heavy drinking, Scott was found dead in the backseat of a friend's car in South London on 19th February 1980, the cause of death being subsequently listed as ’acute alcohol poisoning'. via thisdayinmusic.com

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July 9, 2015, Phil Rudd, a drummer with AC/DC was sentenced in New Zealand to eight months house detention for drug possession and making threats to kill. The court heard how Rudd had fired several employees after the failure of his solo album, Head Job, in August last year, Rudd had also called one victim saying: "I'm going to come over and kill you." His sentence would be served at his beachfront home in Tauranga, with Judge Thomas Ingram warning he would be face jail if he breached the conditions.via thisdayinmusic.com


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The smell of alcohol emanating from a body? Swaying? Eyes glassy? All the hallmarks of tonight's Genius Award Winner.

A deputy from the Indian River County Sheriff's Office was called to a Sebastian home about a physical disturbance in progress on Wednesday evening.

According to the arrest report, dispatch had informed the officer that a man was chasing a woman around with a golf club and threatening to kill her. The caller told 911 that the man had fled into the street.

After a quick scan of the neighborhood, the officer was able to make contact with the individual matching the description walking around.

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Barista and now mid-wife. Tonight's Feel Good Story of The Day.

TACOMA, WASH. —
A Starbucks worker in Tacoma, Washington, is being credited for her quick thinking after she helped a woman deliver her baby outside the store.


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1 *Raps Gavel*
-Order in the ONT.
Please stand and direct your attention to the American Flag.

FIRST WORLD!!!

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) Now 17% More Elite! at July 09, 2018 10:09 PM (Ckg4U)

2 Opa!

Posted by: All Hail Eris, She-Wolf of the 'Ettes 'Ettes at July 09, 2018 10:09 PM (gUCYC)

3 Let's have a Party!

Posted by: ALH at July 09, 2018 10:09 PM (8kkL4)

4 Evening Morons and 'Ettes.

The Trump - the force is with him.

Posted by: Tonypete at July 09, 2018 10:10 PM (9rIkM)

5 California Can't Force (Some) Employers to Resist Federal Immigration Laws

A recent ruling on a trio of California state laws reinforces California's "#Resistance" stance, abet with some limitations.

http://politicalhat.com/?p=14759

Posted by: The Political Hat at July 09, 2018 10:10 PM (itfg0)

6 So perusing through the ONT I see no formatting errors. Thank you God.

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at July 09, 2018 10:11 PM (3Pma+)

7 I almost didn't get 'first' due to an errant click.

...but I got better.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) Now 17% More Elite! at July 09, 2018 10:11 PM (Ckg4U)

8 Posted by: The Political Hat at July 09, 2018 10:10 PM (itfg0

Really? I didn't see that

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Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at July 09, 2018 10:11 PM (3Pma+)

9 Thanks for the ONT.

Gorgeous pictures at the top MisHum.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at July 09, 2018 10:11 PM (WzSuJ)

10 At least you have propane, ya ingrate.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 10:11 PM (pUDQf)

11 I will not be willowed

Veak, effeminate veshterners must have flavored beet powders.

* pounds quart of borscht. poses heroically with machinist's hammer as he gazes toward the distant horizon. *
For that deep-down Slavic thirst.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, SMR and Ancient Slavonaut Newsletters at July 09, 2018 10:11 PM (fA1SL)

12 6 So perusing through the ONT I see no formatting errors. Thank you God.
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at July 09, 2018 10:11 PM (3Pma+)

What's the prize for perfect prose?

Posted by: ALH at July 09, 2018 10:12 PM (8kkL4)

13 There should be more bagpipes in rock and roll.

And the Supreme Court.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 10:12 PM (pUDQf)

14 Thanks for the content, MisHum! Two observations:
1) I had no idea Pelosi was such a freedom fighter. What a brave, stunning, powerful woman hero. I'm a Democrat from now on. How could you not be?
2) Your offices are lovely. Looks remote, though. Do you sleep there? When you trade off with WeirdDave, how do you helicopter in and out?

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at July 09, 2018 10:13 PM (hYcqw)

15 Top 156.562?

Posted by: Surfperch at July 09, 2018 10:13 PM (DFpo9)

16 Oooh, put me in the blue cabin on the mountaintop, drop off a pallet of beef jerky and bourbon and leave me there for a month. I need a vacation from humanity.

Posted by: joncelli, delivering his speech at July 09, 2018 10:13 PM (1FhAQ)

17 What's the prize for perfect prose?
Posted by: ALH at July 09, 2018 10:12 PM (8kkL4)


The satisfaction of a job well done is its own reward.

Posted by: hogmartin at July 09, 2018 10:13 PM (y87Qq)

18 A Starbucks worker in Tacoma, Washington, is being credited for her quick thinking after she helped a woman deliver her baby outside the store.

Thank goodness. Had she delivered the baby *inside* the Starbucks, the baby would've been exposed to HIV, hepatitis, and who knows what else from all of the disposed needles.

Posted by: antisocial justice beatnik at July 09, 2018 10:13 PM (NL6wI)

19 Socialism always ends in Murder and Starvation.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) Now 17% More Elite! at July 09, 2018 10:13 PM (Ckg4U)

20 16 Oooh, put me in the blue cabin on the mountaintop, drop off a pallet of beef jerky and bourbon and leave me there for a month. I need a vacation from humanity.
Posted by: joncelli, delivering his speech at July 09, 2018 10:13 PM (1FhAQ)



You'll miss us when we're gone.

Posted by: eleven at July 09, 2018 10:14 PM (+lOpA)

21 forget the scotus drama, Justin Beiber is engaged! oh whatever are us ladies to do!!!

/s

Posted by: IC at July 09, 2018 10:14 PM (PEJUg)

22 19 Socialism always ends in Murder and Starvation.


Not for everyone, Comrade!

Posted by: Stalin at July 09, 2018 10:15 PM (pUDQf)

23 Regarding the Starbucks delivery:

The little bundle of joy was a tad under Venti inches.

Posted by: Tonypete at July 09, 2018 10:15 PM (9rIkM)

24 Propane heating? Luxury!

Posted by: buzzion at July 09, 2018 10:15 PM (lKs2v)

25 I'll repeat - the Word of the Scalp Weasel came to me saying, 'O Son of tye SMR, tell the people - Kavanaugh is the father of daughters, and a mule-headed Mick into the bargain. The Left will rage against him, and will raise their hands as if to strike his daughters, and Kavanaugh shall on that day go Full-Pinochet.'

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, SMR and Ancient Slavonaut Newsletters at July 09, 2018 10:15 PM (fA1SL)

26 I think I may have visited the ONT office (or something architecturally identical) when I was in Colorado last year.

Posted by: Surfperch at July 09, 2018 10:15 PM (DFpo9)

27 Wasn't "Threat To Kill" one of their songs?

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at July 09, 2018 10:15 PM (IqV8l)

28 Let's have a Party!

Posted by: ALH at July 09, 2018 10:09 PM (8kkL4)


On any day that ends in a "Y", I'm drinking.

Posted by: Hills at July 09, 2018 10:16 PM (sXefu)

29 Since I was sort of Willowed, i'll say this here. The second amendment is the Viagra of the Constitution. The Constitution doesn't get hard without it.

Posted by: BigZesty at July 09, 2018 10:16 PM (ejLTG)

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What's the prize for perfect prose?

Posted by: ALH at July 09, 2018 10:12 PM (8kkL4)


Perfection will now be considered the minimum standard.

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at July 09, 2018 10:16 PM (LsBY9)

31 I'm starting to think we literally got Kennedy 2.0

Hope I'm wrong

Posted by: Pede at July 09, 2018 10:16 PM (uc45P)

32 Hinderaker got it up.

Posted by: Braenyard at July 09, 2018 10:16 PM (rzPmQ)

33 Kavanuagh likes rifles. He gets a pass from me. As long as guns are legal, there is hope.

Posted by: Stalin at July 09, 2018 10:17 PM (pUDQf)

34 29 Since I was sort of Willowed, i'll say this here. The second amendment is the Viagra of the Constitution. The Constitution doesn't get hard without it.
Posted by: BigZesty at July 09, 2018 10:16 PM (ejLTG)


Without the Second Amendment, the others are merely suggestions.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara, now with a spark of divinity at July 09, 2018 10:17 PM (/VQo9)

35 First house.. oh man.. I could live there.
Well.. bags are packed and I'm leavin on a jet plane in the a.m. I managed to not kill my husband through the whole packing process. Trust me.. I deserve a medal.

Posted by: Jewells45 at July 09, 2018 10:17 PM (dUJdY)

36 Perfection will now be considered the minimum standard.

Leaves me out of the running.

Posted by: Blanco Basura - It's OK, I'm with the banned at July 09, 2018 10:17 PM (IcT7t)

37 Is it too soon to go back to Abigail Shapiro's glorious rack?

Posted by: Prince Ludwig the Deplorable at July 09, 2018 10:17 PM (9KY9j)

38 That cabin in the mountain looks nice. The tropical one is going to be hit by a tsunami (or shelves falling down).

Posted by: NaCly Dog at July 09, 2018 10:17 PM (hyuyC)

39 Pic 1, "yeah, I'd have a garden, but plowing this crap is a bitch."

Posted by: some rat in the swamp at July 09, 2018 10:17 PM (LOq4H)

40 "Not for everyone, Comrade"
-Posted by: Stalin at July 09, 2018 10:15 PM (pUDQf)

It is good to be the King.

*drops dime in piss-bucket*

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) Now 17% More Elite! at July 09, 2018 10:17 PM (Ckg4U)

41 I loved this documentary on punk rock called D.O.A: Rite of Passage. Interspersed with all the concert footage of the Sex Pistols, X-Ray Spex, the Dead Boys, Generation X (Billy Idol), etc., there's the highly affronted Councilman Bernard Brooke Partridge huffing about Today's Youth like that guy in The Rocky Horror Picture Show: He's a no good cheap little punk!

Gotta say, the 70's stunk on ice. But still:

Tonite at the Longhorn Ballroom:

The Sex Pistols
Merle Haggard

Oh to have been there.

Posted by: All Hail Eris, She-Wolf of the 'Ettes 'Ettes at July 09, 2018 10:17 PM (gUCYC)

42
Not for everyone, Comrade!

Posted by: Stalin


Khrustalyov, my car!

Posted by: Beria at July 09, 2018 10:18 PM (LsBY9)

43

I hope if I ever run afoul of the law, I get sentenced to house arrest at a beachfront home.

And that Kate Upton is my parole occifer.

Amen.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy at July 09, 2018 10:18 PM (HaL55)

44

Mexican President elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is planning to create a specialized border force to combat illegal immigration across Mexico's borders, according to his hand-picked security chief.

The new force is aimed at stanching the flow of illegal immigrants and contraband from Central America and will also be deployed to Mexico's northern border, Alfonso Durazo said, according to Bloomberg. It is part of Lopez Obrador's broader strategy against regional violence, corruption and poverty.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at July 09, 2018 10:19 PM (IqV8l)

45 Thirst!

Posted by: redc1c4 at July 09, 2018 10:19 PM (rjbMC)

46 CNS loves AC/DC, or at least Thunderstruck.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at July 09, 2018 10:19 PM (PUmDY)

47 31 I'm starting to think we literally got Kennedy 2.0

Hope I'm wrong
Posted by: Pede at July 09, 2018 10:16 PM (uc45P)


First, we did not "literally" get Kennedy 2.0, since Kavanaugh is not Kennedy. "Literally" means in a strict sense, i.e., in so many words. So let's not degenerate into leftist usage. Words have to mean something.

Having said that, Kennedy took the conservative side in a number of his opinions, perhaps the majority. He whiffed badly on some of the high profile ones, most notably Obergefell, but apart from those lapses, wasn't really all that bad.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara, now with a spark of divinity at July 09, 2018 10:20 PM (/VQo9)

48 The Left is in "full resistance mode" in front of Trump Tower. Do they even know why or what they're protesting?

Posted by: redridinghood at July 09, 2018 10:20 PM (PvFoN)

49 Time for bed. Keep it clean, kids!

Posted by: All Hail Eris, She-Wolf of the 'Ettes 'Ettes at July 09, 2018 10:20 PM (gUCYC)

50 17 What's the prize for perfect prose?
Posted by: ALH at July 09, 2018 10:12 PM (8kkL4)

The satisfaction of a job well done is its own reward.
Posted by: hogmartin at July 09, 2018 10:13 PM (y87Qq)

TRUTH!!![/b}

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at July 09, 2018 10:20 PM (3Pma+)

51 > I'm pro-labor

Well, except when someone proposes that minimum wage should apply to the workers in my husband's tuna cannery in American Samoa. 'Cause that's totes different.

Posted by: Rodrigo Borgia, Pope Alexander VI at July 09, 2018 10:20 PM (GXOTw)

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at July 09, 2018 10:21 PM (3Pma+)

53 I ain't even that hard on Roe right now, only the right people get abortions.

Posted by: Krystal Slider Enthusiast at July 09, 2018 10:21 PM (FOPyv)

54 G'Night, All Hail Eris!

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) Now 17% More Elite! at July 09, 2018 10:21 PM (Ckg4U)

55 Has anyone checked in on Kurt Schlichter? He was sure he was going to get the appointment. Must be heartbroken.

Posted by: Trigger Warning at July 09, 2018 10:21 PM (YRXy3)

56

The Left is in "full resistance mode" in front of Trump Tower. Do they even know why or what they're protesting?


"Whaddya got?"

- Zombie Marlon Brando

Posted by: BackwardsBoy at July 09, 2018 10:21 PM (HaL55)

57
I await the self-immolation of lefties when Ruth Bader-Meinhof's run in SCOTUS reaches its end. Talk of keeping "the eugenics seat" for a eugenicist will go over real well.

Posted by: Krebs v Carnot: Epic Battle of the Cycling Stars (TM) at July 09, 2018 10:21 PM (pNxlR)

58
TRUTH!!![/b}

Bzzzzzt! Loser.

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at July 09, 2018 10:22 PM (LsBY9)

59 52

Wow mis hum, pithy.

Posted by: some rat in the swamp at July 09, 2018 10:22 PM (LOq4H)

60

Black Lib Rag 'The Root' Calls Conservative Commentator Tomi Lahren "Satan's Blonde-Haired Colostomy Bag"

https://www.weaselzippers.us/?p=390405

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at July 09, 2018 10:22 PM (IqV8l)

61 Pro-Labor is what I tell people I am when they ask if I support a women's choice.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 10:22 PM (pUDQf)

62 The new force is aimed at stanching the flow of illegal immigrants and contraband from Central America and will also be deployed to Mexico's northern border, Alfonso Durazo said, according to Bloomberg. It is part of Lopez Obrador's broader strategy against regional violence, corruption and poverty.
Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at July 09, 2018 10:19 PM (IqV8l)

Sounds like he'll be transporting all of the immigrants and contraband up to El Norte.

Posted by: Surfperch at July 09, 2018 10:22 PM (DFpo9)

63 After doing some research, Ben Shapiro's sister can stay but Ben can go Fuck Himself.

Posted by: Patrick from Ohio at July 09, 2018 10:22 PM (dKiJG)

64 "You can't go beyond an act and get into his motive or into his intent."
Justice Sotomayor and some Hawaiian judges ditched school the day they taught that rule.

Posted by: PJ at July 09, 2018 10:23 PM (qlTN9)

65 59 52

Wow mis hum, pithy.
Posted by: some rat in the swamp at July 09, 2018 10:22 PM (LOq4H)

Brevity is the key to good communication.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at July 09, 2018 10:23 PM (WzSuJ)

66 watching some Robot Chicken episodes.

i think i need to be stoned to enjoy this.

Posted by: boulder t'hobo at July 09, 2018 10:23 PM (6FqZa)

67 'night Eris.

Imma shove off as well, 'night errybody.

Posted by: hogmartin at July 09, 2018 10:23 PM (y87Qq)

68 Night Eris and Hogmartin.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at July 09, 2018 10:24 PM (WzSuJ)

69 G'Night, hogmartin.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) Now 17% More Elite! at July 09, 2018 10:24 PM (Ckg4U)

70 Good night Horde.

Posted by: Prince Ludwig the Deplorable at July 09, 2018 10:24 PM (9KY9j)

71 Have we ever seen Ben n siss in the same room at the same time....

Posted by: Fusilli jerry at July 09, 2018 10:24 PM (nzKWW)

72 Black Lib Rag 'The Root' Calls Conservative Commentator Tomi Lahren "Satan's Blonde-Haired Colostomy Bag"

https://www.weaselzippers.us/?p=390405

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at July 09, 2018 10:22 PM (IqV8l)

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Old and busted:

"When they go low, we go higher".

New hotness:

"When they go high, we go even lower."

Posted by: Calm Mentor at July 09, 2018 10:24 PM (Lob1a)

73

G'night Eris and MotorcycleGuitar person.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy at July 09, 2018 10:24 PM (HaL55)

74 'Night Eris.

Posted by: Surfperch at July 09, 2018 10:24 PM (DFpo9)

75 G'Night, Prince Ludwig.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) Now 17% More Elite! at July 09, 2018 10:24 PM (Ckg4U)

76 Time keeps in slippin', slippin'

Into the future


But seriously, I think Thomas retires next summer this time, just as Kennedy did. But I think the Republicans will have more seats in the Senate next summer.

Odds on Sotomayor, Kagan, Ginsburg or Breyer kicking the bucket in the next 18 months?

Breyer doesn't look so hot, and Ginsburg is about a hundred and twenty or something.

Posted by: Bozo Conservative....menace to society at July 09, 2018 10:24 PM (S6Pax)

77 48 The Left is in "full resistance mode" in front of Trump Tower. Do they even know why or what they're protesting?
Posted by: redridinghood at July 09, 2018 10:20 PM (PvFoN)


Does it matter?

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara, now with a spark of divinity at July 09, 2018 10:24 PM (/VQo9)

78 31 I'm starting to think we literally got Kennedy 2.0

Hope I'm wrong
Posted by: Pede at July 09, 2018 10:16 PM (uc45P)


I hope you're wrong too, but even if that's the case, we haven't lost ground.

I'm pretty sure Kavanaugh is a damn sight better than anyone Hillary would have picked.

Posted by: rickl at July 09, 2018 10:25 PM (sdi6R)

79 So, another opportunity to spread the word about the Greater Eurasian Co-Prosperity Sphere. Implementation will immediately disarm all nuclear missile powers, bring oeace to the middle east, solve the 'migrant' problem in Western Europe and America, and promote peace and understanding among all nations.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, SMR and Ancient Slavonaut Newsletters at July 09, 2018 10:25 PM (fA1SL)

80 What's the prize for perfect prose?
Posted by: ALH at July 09, 2018 10:12 PM


If you want on the Wall Of Shame, you have to earn it the old-fashioned way, by posting perfect prose promiscuously.

Posted by: Duncanthrax at July 09, 2018 10:25 PM (DMUuz)

81 Goodnight Hogmartin.

Posted by: Surfperch at July 09, 2018 10:25 PM (DFpo9)

82 Trolls are out and so am I. My blood pressure is too high. See you later, Horde.

Posted by: joncelli, delivering his speech at July 09, 2018 10:25 PM (1FhAQ)

83 Good night, John-boy, good night Peggy-sue.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 10:25 PM (pUDQf)

84 Loretta was the name that Stan (played by Eric Idle) wanted to be called in Life of Brian. I haven't seen anyone mention that here or elsewhere. Maybe LoB is old enough that none of the commentariat have seen it.

Classic skit which could never be filmed today.

Posted by: Heresolong at July 09, 2018 10:26 PM (K+rrH)

85
My dog barks at the milk man. Does this make him lactose intolerant?

Posted by: Guy Mohawk at July 09, 2018 10:26 PM (r+sAi)

86 The satisfaction of a job well done is its own reward.
Posted by: hogmartin at July 09, 2018 10:13 PM (y87Qq)

*cough*bullshit*cough* A job well done just leads to stolen credit, lack of appreciation, getting buried in shit so the boss can get to his ski vacation in Vail, and your wife divorcing you because you spend too much time at the office.

Hey fappers. Thought I'd crash the ONT for a bit.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:26 PM (NWiLs)

87 Time keeps in slippin', slippin'

Into the future


I always thought that that was an idiotic line. Slips ... into the future? WTF? Surely "the past" would make more sense.

Of course, no one ever accused pop musicians of having excessive intellect.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara, now with a spark of divinity at July 09, 2018 10:26 PM (/VQo9)

88 79. Cont'd
Step One: America nukes western Europe, SMR nukes Mexico, China nukes the middle east.
Step Two: High-fives all around

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, SMR and Ancient Slavonaut Newsletters at July 09, 2018 10:26 PM (fA1SL)

89 82 Trolls are out and so am I. My blood pressure is too high. See you later, Horde.
Posted by: joncelli, delivering his speech at July 09, 2018 10:25 PM (1FhAQ

Almost a good rhyme.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 10:26 PM (pUDQf)

90 66 watching some Robot Chicken episodes.

i think i need to be stoned to enjoy this.

the Robot Chicken Star Wars episodes are some of the funniest riffs on that topic ever!

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 09, 2018 10:26 PM (V2Yro)

91 -Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 10:25 PM (pUDQf)

I like wishing people a Good Night. Your comment was amusing, however.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) Now 17% More Elite! at July 09, 2018 10:27 PM (Ckg4U)

92 I hope you're wrong too, but even if that's the case, we haven't lost ground.

I'm pretty sure Kavanaugh is a damn sight better than anyone Hillary would have picked.
Posted by: rickl

Most people that are luke warm about Kavanaugh is because of his ruling on a particular element of ACA (Obamacare).

As a conservative, I think he and Roberts were loathe to overturn something that was "passed" by the House and Senate. Even though the whole thing was a bit of a mess and sleight of hand.

The whole thing has to be fixed and can't be fixed by the courts. Somewhere, sometime the House and Senate have to figure this out. And really, that's where the problem is.

Posted by: Bozo Conservative....menace to society at July 09, 2018 10:27 PM (S6Pax)

93 Slippin' Into Darkness is a great song.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at July 09, 2018 10:27 PM (PUmDY)

94 87 Time keeps in slippin', slippin'

Into the future

I always thought that that was an idiotic line. Slips ... into the future? WTF? Surely "the past" would make more sense.

Of course, no one ever accused pop musicians of having excessive intellect.
Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara, now with a spark of divinity at July 09, 2018 10:26 PM (/VQo9)

Time does slip into the future. It's a euphemism for time passing by.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 10:28 PM (pUDQf)

95 Steve Ditko, RIP, age 90.

Little known fact- Mickey Spillane worked with Stan Lee:

"Spillane had written stories for comic books like Captain America, Batman, and Superman before, working alongside a young Stan Lee, who could work on three different stories on three different typewriters all at the same time. "

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at July 09, 2018 10:28 PM (Coh3a)

96 Its SLC, UT. Therefore, not funny.

Posted by: San Franpsycho at July 09, 2018 10:28 PM (EZebt)

97 84 Loretta was the name that Stan (played by Eric Idle) wanted to be called in Life of Brian. I haven't seen anyone mention that here or elsewhere. Maybe LoB is old enough that none of the commentariat have seen it.

Classic skit which could never be filmed today.
Posted by: Heresolong at July 09, 2018 10:26 PM (K+rrH)


And yet it unerringly predicted today. I certainly never expected that when I saw it in the theater in the 1980s.

Posted by: rickl at July 09, 2018 10:28 PM (sdi6R)

98
forget the scotus drama, Justin Beiber is engaged!


Engaged in what?

Posted by: Krebs v Carnot: Epic Battle of the Cycling Stars (TM) at July 09, 2018 10:28 PM (pNxlR)

99

*does Forrest Gump wave at Insomniac*

What's kickin', chicken?

Posted by: BackwardsBoy at July 09, 2018 10:28 PM (HaL55)

100 Welcome Home Insomniac!!!!

Posted by: Winston at July 09, 2018 10:28 PM (wgCUV)

101 Sounds like he'll be transporting all of the immigrants and contraband up to El Norte.
Posted by: Surfperch at July 09, 2018 10:22 PM (DFpo9)

-----------

The force on the Southern border will be focused on securing it from invaders. The force on the Northern borders will be focused on assisting invaders into the U.S., no question.

The guy campaigned on Reconquista, for God's sake. Right out in the open.

Posted by: Calm Mentor at July 09, 2018 10:28 PM (Lob1a)

102 79 & 88. Think of it as Strangers on a Train, but with three main characters. We handle the problem of the SMR, the SMR handle our problem, and China handles SMR problems. Winning all around.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, SMR and Ancient Slavonaut Newsletters at July 09, 2018 10:29 PM (fA1SL)

103 Even though Dersh is a classic liberal, I appreciate his honesty and accuracy in Constitutional matters. In my mind, because he is honest, I am more willing to listen to any other issues he may talk about.
Respect is earned, a concept the Left cannot grasp.

And that quote is so simple to completely understand. Why does the Left have a mental block against it?



Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at July 09, 2018 10:29 PM (UsCnO)

104 TRUTH!!![/b}
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at July 09, 2018 10:20 PM


You're trolling me now, aren't you?

Posted by: The Barrel at July 09, 2018 10:29 PM (DMUuz)

105 I like wishing people a Good Night. Your comment was amusing, however.
Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) Now 17% More Elite! at July 09, 2018 10:27 PM (Ckg4U

I thought I was the only old dude who watched that show. Lol.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 10:29 PM (pUDQf)

106 I see the Koch Brothers propaganda machine has many concerned about Triple A. Kethledge was the Koch Brothers. Chamber of Commerce, and GOPe pick.

Trust Trump and those who jumped on the Trump Train early like Ann Coulter, whose first pick was Triple A. Why listen to Conservative Inc. Who has been wrong about almost everything for 17 years and counting.

Posted by: 1st world problems yoga studio at July 09, 2018 10:29 PM (8SG/h)

107 > Have we ever seen Ben n siss in the same room at the same time....

One of her boobs is bigger than all of Ben.

Posted by: Rodrigo Borgia, Pope Alexander VI at July 09, 2018 10:29 PM (GXOTw)

108 G'Night, joncelli.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) Now 17% More Elite! at July 09, 2018 10:29 PM (Ckg4U)

109 By the way, last segment there was another, different, Winston. Accept no substitutes.

Posted by: Winston at July 09, 2018 10:29 PM (wgCUV)

110
One may feel a sense of pride in a job well done but never say so. You will be told:

1) You actually have nothing to be proud of.

2) If you do, it wasn't important, just something minor.

3) If it isn't, someone else was really responsible.

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at July 09, 2018 10:29 PM (LsBY9)

111 The next vacancy, Trump should announce as his short list:
Donald Trump, Jr.
Steve Bannon
Ann Coulter
Vox Day

He'll probably have a 60-40 majority in the Senate by then, so yippee-ki-yay motherfuckers!

Posted by: Toad-O at July 09, 2018 10:29 PM (cct0t)

112 99

*does Forrest Gump wave at Insomniac*

What's kickin', chicken?
Posted by: BackwardsBoy at July 09, 2018 10:28 PM (HaL55)

*waves back*

Nothing good, unfortunately. Things just keep getting worse.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:29 PM (NWiLs)

113 I'm pretty sure Kavanaugh is a damn sight better than anyone Hillary would have picked.
Posted by: rickl at July 09, 2018 10:25 PM (sdi6R)

Surprising that McConnell and Grasley kept Obama's pick off the bench. Hopefully they can herd the cats, errr I mean republican senators on this one.

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at July 09, 2018 10:30 PM (3Pma+)

114 Hey, Insom. Good to see you man!

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at July 09, 2018 10:30 PM (WzSuJ)

115 Time does slip into the future. It's a euphemism for time passing by.
Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 10:28 PM (pUDQf)


Yeah, I understand that. Obviously. But slipping into the future doesn't make sense. Today's time is gone; it's slipping into the past.

Slipping into the future is idiotic because it implies that we'll experience again at some later time.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara, now with a spark of divinity at July 09, 2018 10:30 PM (/VQo9)

116 Night Prince Ludwig.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at July 09, 2018 10:30 PM (WzSuJ)

117 Welcome back, Insomniac. I hope things are going better.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at July 09, 2018 10:30 PM (hYcqw)

118 "I thought I was the only old dude who watched that show. Lol"
-Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 10:29 PM (pUDQf)

Nope.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) Now 17% More Elite! at July 09, 2018 10:30 PM (Ckg4U)

119 10
One may feel a sense of pride in a job well done but never say so. You will be told:

1) You actually have nothing to be proud of.

2) If you do, it wasn't important, just something minor.

3) If it isn't, someone else was really responsible.
Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at July 09, 2018 10:29 PM (LsBY9)


Nah, the Horde would never tell me that.

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at July 09, 2018 10:31 PM (3Pma+)

120 ATHF > Robot Chicken

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, SMR and Ancient Slavonaut Newsletters at July 09, 2018 10:31 PM (fA1SL)

121 Posted by: Winston at July 09, 2018 10:28 PM (wgCUV)

Hey man.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:31 PM (NWiLs)

122 84 Loretta was the name that Stan (played by Eric Idle) wanted to be called in Life of Brian. I haven't seen anyone mention that here or elsewhere. Maybe LoB is old enough that none of the commentariat have seen it."

I'd argue that Life of Brian is the Python's funniest movie ever, even over and above Holy Grail. and it isn't just nonsense humor, it is biting satire on not just religion, but on politics as well, from start to finish.

SPLITTERS!!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iS-0Az7dgRY

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 09, 2018 10:31 PM (V2Yro)

123 Yeah, I understand that. Obviously. But slipping into the future doesn't make sense. Today's time is gone; it's slipping into the past.

Slipping into the future is idiotic because it implies that we'll experience again at some later time.
Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara, now with a spark of divinity at July 09, 2018 10:30 PM (/VQo9)


Hmm...good point. Almost a Schrödinger's cat kind of thing.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 10:31 PM (pUDQf)

124 I know there are many legal eagles amongst us.

How happy are you with SCOTUS pick on a scale of 1 to pudding cup?

Posted by: Bitter Clinger at July 09, 2018 10:31 PM (5kJKJ)

125
As a conservative, I think he and Roberts were loathe to overturn something that was "passed" by the House and Senate.


Why? If those imbeciles can't read or understand the clear language and intent of the Constitution, they deserve to be publicly embarrassed. There's no special knowledge dispensed to anyone in government and they're no smarter than anyone else, despite what anyone may say.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy at July 09, 2018 10:32 PM (HaL55)

126 One may feel a sense of pride in a job well done but never say so. You will be told:

1) You actually have nothing to be proud of.

2) If you do, it wasn't important, just something minor.

3) If it isn't, someone else was really responsible.
Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at July 09, 2018 10:29 PM (LsBY9

Obama or ex-wife?

Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:32 PM (NWiLs)

127

Late night comedian Bill Maher took a swift hit below the belt on Saturday night when he went after President Donald Trump's manhood, which he suspected was quite minuscule and for the ladies, orgasmically underwhelming.

It happened during a live taping of an HBO comedy special in Oklahoma in front of the 2,800-capacity Brady Theater crowd.

First, Maher said this: "He cannot imagine a reality that doesn't match his perceptions...That was the most people he ever saw in one place, so it must be the most people who ever gathered anywhere! That's why he thinks he has a big dick. It's the biggest one he has."

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at July 09, 2018 10:32 PM (IqV8l)

128 {{{Insomniac}}}

Posted by: SMH - Get right or get left at July 09, 2018 10:32 PM (B7V5e)

129 Hmm...good point. Almost a Schroeinger's cat kind of thing.
Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 10:31 PM (pUDQf)


Thanks. I get it why the used that line: they needed a two syllable word to make the lyrics scan, so "past" wouldn't work.

But maybe rework the lyrics a bit, so they make more sense?

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara, now with a spark of divinity at July 09, 2018 10:33 PM (/VQo9)

130 There is only one Loretta.

Loretta Tortelli.

Posted by: eleven at July 09, 2018 10:33 PM (+lOpA)

131 "Nothing good, unfortunately. Things just keep getting worse."
-Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:29 PM (NWiLs)

Far be it from me to blow sunshine up your ass, so I'll just welcome you back because it is better with you here.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) Now 17% More Elite! at July 09, 2018 10:33 PM (Ckg4U)

132 How happy are you with SCOTUS pick on a scale of 1 to pudding cup?

Let's not talk pudding cup.....

Posted by: B Cosby at July 09, 2018 10:34 PM (LOq4H)

133 *does Forrest Gump wave at Insomniac*

What's kickin', chicken?
Posted by: BackwardsBoy at July 09, 2018 10:28 PM (HaL55)

*waves back*

Nothing good, unfortunately. Things just keep getting worse.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:29 PM (NWiLs)

Damn, man, heard you hadn't been around lately, so was hoping things were looking up.

Posted by: Legion of Gloomer at July 09, 2018 10:34 PM (D3pFZ)

134 Posted by: SMH - Get right or get left at July 09, 2018 10:32 PM (B7V5e)

Hey SMH!

Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:34 PM (NWiLs)

135 Neapatnik - handling business, I trust.

* presents freshly-martinized Adibas track suit and bill for same *

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, SMR and Ancient Slavonaut Newsletters at July 09, 2018 10:34 PM (fA1SL)

136
SMR nukes Mexico

Deliberately? "Is close enough, blyat."

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at July 09, 2018 10:34 PM (LsBY9)

137 What's the bug that goes "eeda eeda eeda"? It's drowning out the cicadas. Oh, and hello OK City Morons.


*tackle-hugs Insomniac*

Posted by: pookysgirl is kawaii'd out at July 09, 2018 10:34 PM (p/7M5)

138 The smell of alcohol emanating from a body? Swaying? Eyes glassy?
------------

I some jurisdictions, 'Glassy of eye, unsteady of gait.'

Don't ask me how I know this.

Such conditions are sometimes followed by a phone call to a friend: "Listen up, and listen good...this is the only phone call I'm gonna get."

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at July 09, 2018 10:34 PM (+cu3S)

139
But maybe rework the lyrics a bit, so they make more sense?
Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara, now with a spark of divinity at July 09, 2018 10:33 PM (/VQo9)

Chalk it up to: 'songs written on acid'?

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 10:34 PM (pUDQf)

140 Good evening, Horde.

Posted by: Ladyl at July 09, 2018 10:35 PM (TdMsT)

141 'In some...'

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at July 09, 2018 10:35 PM (+cu3S)

142

Nothing good, unfortunately. Things just keep getting worse.


That doeth sucketh, to put it into Middle English. Things aren't all that great here at stately Casa Backwardio either, but WTF.

God hates me too, apparently.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy at July 09, 2018 10:35 PM (HaL55)

143 So a guy getting nailed using widely accessible pics of Michelle as a joke. Not something from Pronjub, but all over the interwebz.



In other words, according to the Left, the truth is no longer a defense.

Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at July 09, 2018 10:35 PM (UsCnO)

144 127 Is there more to this story?

Posted by: Toad-O at July 09, 2018 10:35 PM (cct0t)

145 127

Late night comedian Bill Maher took a swift hit below the belt on Saturday night when he went after President Donald Trump's manhood, which he suspected was quite minuscule and for the ladies, orgasmically underwhelming.

It happened during a live taping of an HBO comedy special in Oklahoma in front of the 2,800-capacity Brady Theater crowd.

First, Maher said this: "He cannot imagine a reality that doesn't match his perceptions...That was the most people he ever saw in one place, so it must be the most people who ever gathered anywhere! That's why he thinks he has a big dick. It's the biggest one he has."
Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at July 09, 2018 10:32 PM (IqV8l)

Bill Maher is childless, a hack, and doesn't write his own material. Pays 6 to 7 figures for elite swing clubs and pays women to fuck him.

Fuck that guy. What a whiney gamma. He is obviously jealous of Trump.

Posted by: 1st world problems yoga studio at July 09, 2018 10:35 PM (8SG/h)

146 Far be it from me to blow sunshine up your ass, so I'll just welcome you back because it is better with you here.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) Now 17% More Elite! at July 09, 2018 10:33 PM (Ckg4U)

Thanks, though that's a debatable proposition.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:36 PM (NWiLs)

147 Loretta was the name that Stan (played by Eric Idle) wanted to be called in Life of Brian. I haven't seen anyone mention that here or elsewhere. Maybe LoB is old enough that none of the commentariat have seen it.

Classic skit which could never be filmed today.
Posted by: Heresolong at July 09, 2018 10:26 PM (K+rrH)

-----------------

I noticed that, too. Gilliam should demand his right to have a baby!

Posted by: No One of Consequence at July 09, 2018 10:36 PM (+F0Wk)

148 Late night comedian Bill Maher took a swift hit below the belt on Saturday night when he went after President Donald Trump's manhood, which he suspected was quite minuscule and for the ladies, orgasmically underwhelming.

Which is, of course, the primary consideration in choosing a leader.

Now, Maher is an idiot. I think that that's clear. He obviously has not realized that if masculine endowment is the primary consideration - or indeed any consideration - in choosing a President, we'd never have a female President, but per the stereotype, a succession of black Presidents. Kinda like Africa, where that's worked out well.

In fact, we wouldn't even need Presidential debates. The candidates would just drop trousers, and we could save ourselves so much time.

Maher should be a parking lot attendant, assuming he could do that without fucking it up.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara, now with a spark of divinity at July 09, 2018 10:36 PM (/VQo9)

149 136. They can hit it. Will get Vadim extra tea on launch day.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, SMR and Ancient Slavonaut Newsletters at July 09, 2018 10:36 PM (fA1SL)

150 Odds on Sotomayor, Kagan, Ginsburg or Breyer kicking the bucket in the next 18 months?

Breyer doesn't look so hot, and Ginsburg is about a hundred and twenty or something.

Posted by: Bozo Conservative....menace to society at July 09, 2018 10:24 PM (S6Pax)


Sotomayor has serious medical issues.

Posted by: The Political Hat at July 09, 2018 10:36 PM (itfg0)

151 SCOTUS nominee made his students actually read the US Constitution in a Constitutional Law class. What a concept.

Posted by: jeff at July 09, 2018 10:37 PM (xqr+s)

152 You can't have babies! You haven't got a womb! Where are you going to gestate the fetus, in a box?

Posted by: Bitter Clinger at July 09, 2018 10:37 PM (5kJKJ)

153 XX is going to be a horrible SCOTUS nominee.

https://tinyurl.com/y75twbzd

Posted by: Captain Whitebread, World's Worst Superhero at July 09, 2018 10:38 PM (rJUlF)

154 150. A couple pounds of flan will clear all that right up.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, SMR and Ancient Slavonaut Newsletters at July 09, 2018 10:38 PM (fA1SL)

155 A plausible explanation for Roberts' switch on his Ocare opinion is that he wanted (needed) a sixth vote and couldn't get it. He couldn't go 5 to 4 on party lines when Obama was making public threats. And he included things that helped gut Ocare over time,

Posted by: Ignoramus at July 09, 2018 10:38 PM (wsiwQ)

156 watching some Robot Chicken episodes.



i think i need to be stoned to enjoy this.
Posted by: boulder t'hobo at July 09, 2018 10:23 PM (6FqZa)


Watch Rick and Morty instead. All you have to do is hate humanity slightly less than bureaucracy.

Posted by: Kindltot at July 09, 2018 10:38 PM (2K6fY)

157 135 Neapatnik - handling business, I trust.

* presents freshly-martinized Adibas track suit and bill for same *
Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, SMR and Ancient Slavonaut Newsletters at July 09, 2018 10:34 PM (fA1SL)

*counts out rubles*

Business is handling me. The cosmos that deigned to burn my life down is now pissing on the ashes.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:38 PM (NWiLs)

158 Evening Ladyl!

Chase any yellow balls today?

Posted by: Tonypete at July 09, 2018 10:38 PM (9rIkM)

159 That doeth sucketh, to put it into Middle English. Things aren't all that great here at stately Casa Backwardio either, but WTF.

God hates me too, apparently.
Posted by: BackwardsBoy at July 09, 2018 10:35 PM (HaL55)

Sorry to hear that, man. God can really be a dick.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:39 PM (NWiLs)

160 157. Ahh.....nu.

* checks rubles *
Well, at least it's almost over, blyat.

*pours vodka *

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, SMR and Ancient Slavonaut Newsletters at July 09, 2018 10:39 PM (fA1SL)

161 What was it that Obama taught, Critical Race Theory?

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at July 09, 2018 10:39 PM (PUmDY)

162 146 Far be it from me to blow sunshine up your ass, so I'll just welcome you back because it is better with you here.

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) Now 17% More Elite! at July 09, 2018 10:33 PM (Ckg4U)

Thanks, though that's a debatable proposition.
Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:36 PM (NWiLs)


INSOMNIAC!!! ((((Hugs))))

I have missed you So Much! So Much!

I'm so glad you are back...raincloud and all.

*Snoopy Happy Dance*

Posted by: uneasy platypus, gg channel at July 09, 2018 10:39 PM (tNa3+)

163 RE: Dersh's remark on motivation. This issue was behind the bogus indictment of Rick Perry a few years back now, at the end of his term. Won't go into the details, but he line item vetoed some funds for a specific program, which he clearly had the authority to do under the Texas Constitution. A lib prosecutor whipped up a case claiming he had done it because of an illegal motivation, and got a grand jury to indict. Got to the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals (Supreme Court for criminal cases) and they ruled exactly what Dersh said in that comment - You cannot question the Executives motives when he acts, if that action is part of the powers of his office.

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 09, 2018 10:40 PM (V2Yro)

164 137 What's the bug that goes "eeda eeda eeda"? It's drowning out the cicadas. Oh, and hello OK City Morons.


*tackle-hugs Insomniac*
Posted by: pookysgirl is kawaii'd out at July 09, 2018 10:34 PM (p/7M5)

Yow! That's the most action I've gotten in years!

Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:40 PM (NWiLs)

165 155 A plausible explanation for Roberts' switch on his Ocare opinion is that he wanted (needed) a sixth vote and couldn't get it. He couldn't go 5 to 4 on party lines when Obama was making public threats. And he included things that helped gut Ocare over time,
Posted by: Ignoramus at July 09, 2018 10:38 PM (wsiwQ)


So ... no balls.

Got it.

Was he afraid of being fired?

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara, now with a spark of divinity at July 09, 2018 10:41 PM (/VQo9)

166 158 Evening Ladyl!

Chase any yellow balls today?
Posted by: Tonypete at July


Hey Tonypete. Yeah five days in a row. Found out that I'm playing in a match tomorrow and was moved to a more advanced court. I'm sick with anxiety. Literally, I may not be cut out psychologically for competitive play.

How you been?

Posted by: Ladyl at July 09, 2018 10:41 PM (TdMsT)

167 Sotomayor has serious medical issues.

Posted by: The Political Hat at July 09, 2018 10:36 PM (itfg0)

Diabeetus, to be precise.

Posted by: Wilford Brimley at July 09, 2018 10:41 PM (DFpo9)

168 159 That doeth sucketh, to put it into Middle English. Things aren't all that great here at stately Casa Backwardio either, but WTF.

God hates me too, apparently.
Posted by: BackwardsBoy at July 09, 2018 10:35 PM (HaL55)

Sorry to hear that, man. God can really be a dick.
Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:39 PM (NWiLs

Nah man, God doesn't do that. But he does like to challenge his children to learn lessons. Sometimes those lessons aren't clear though. Hang in there brother! Life is a mountain range, not a lake bed.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 10:41 PM (pUDQf)

169 17
What's the prize for perfect prose?

Posted by: ALH at July 09, 2018 10:12 PM (8kkL4)



The satisfaction of a job well done is its own reward.

Posted by: hogmartin at July 09, 2018 10:13 PM (y87Qq)

You sound like my Dad when I was a kid, asking him to be paid for doing chores I was supposed to do anyway.

Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at July 09, 2018 10:41 PM (UsCnO)

170 Insomniac! Yeah, glad to see you.

Missed your cheery, positive, uplifting thoughts.

/

Seriously glad to see you, hope things are getting better for you.

Posted by: cfo mom at July 09, 2018 10:41 PM (RfzVr)

171 Bill Maher is childless, a hack, and doesn't write his own material. Pays 6 to 7 figures for elite swing clubs and pays women to fuck him.

Fuck that guy. What a whiney gamma. He is obviously jealous of Trump.
Posted by: 1st world problems yoga studio at July 09, 2018 10:35 PM (8SG/h)

-----------

Yeah, he is big time jealous, and also just playing to his base. Trump is a Billionaire, President and a man who has attracted Super Models.

Maher has some coin, but also used to do the likes of Ann Coulter. While I like her politically, doing her must be like doing a prototype sexbot made of angle iron. All sharp edges.

Posted by: Calm Mentor at July 09, 2018 10:41 PM (Lob1a)

172 164. Yow! That's the most action I've gotten in years!
Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:40 PM (NWiLs)
*
I TOLD you to grow your eyebrows. But you just wouldn't listen, would you?

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, SMR and Ancient Slavonaut Newsletters at July 09, 2018 10:41 PM (fA1SL)

173 160 157. Ahh.....nu.

* checks rubles *
Well, at least it's almost over, blyat.

*pours vodka *
Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, SMR and Ancient Slavonaut Newsletters at July 09, 2018 10:39 PM (fA1SL)

Is this the good stuff with the antifreeze?
*chugs*
Yep!

Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:41 PM (NWiLs)

174 Sorry to hear that, man. God can really be a dick.

God loves me, however, He doesn't hesitate to bitch slap the hell out of me when I go all stupid.

Posted by: some rat in the swamp at July 09, 2018 10:41 PM (LOq4H)

175 Former Army QB Chase Prasnicki killed in Afghanistan
https://tinyurl.com/y82v52nc

Posted by: tu3031 at July 09, 2018 10:42 PM (O5Q3r)

176 Breyer doesn't look so hot, and Ginsburg is about a hundred and twenty or something.
Posted by: Bozo Conservative....menace to society


I was surprised the other night when someone said Ginsberg is 84. She looks older than that to me.

Posted by: nerdygirl at July 09, 2018 10:42 PM (+lVUW)

177 What was it that Obama taught, Critical Race Theory?

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at July 09, 2018 10:39 PM (PUmDY)


It was how to put on a condom on with your mouth.

Posted by: Whatever (not Ever) at July 09, 2018 10:42 PM (sXefu)

178 "Thanks, though that's a debatable proposition."
-Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:36 PM (NWiLs)

Horse Shit.

I'd ask you to call but you won't. I also need to sleep because I have a lot of work tomorrow.

For those of you who have prayed for my Mom, she is going home tomorrow for a limited time so the Rehab Nurses can evaluate her progress.

Thank You for all your prayers. God bless every one of you.

G'Night, Ev'ry-Buddy!

*static*

Posted by: Slapweasel, (Cold1), (T) Now 17% More Elite! at July 09, 2018 10:42 PM (Ckg4U)

179 IC... everybody left the thread before I could answer so I am moving this here.

---------------

redbanzai, glad you are here? what do you think of this pick?



Posted by: IC at July 09, 2018 10:09 PM (PEJUg)

I was
pulling for Kethledge but I think Kavanaugh is a decent pick... way
better than Barrett who I did not like at all for SCOTUS.


Posted by: redbanzai the Southerner at July 09, 2018 10:21 PM (FTXAT)

Posted by: redbanzai the Southerner at July 09, 2018 10:42 PM (FTXAT)

180
Nothing good, unfortunately. Things just keep getting worse.


That doeth sucketh, to put it into Middle English. Things aren't all that great here at stately Casa Backwardio either, but WTF.

God hates me too, apparently.
Posted by: BackwardsBoy at July 09, 2018 10:35 PM (HaL55)

My Son subscribes to the theory that in a prior life, I pissed in Jesus Cornflakes...

Posted by: Don Quixote at July 09, 2018 10:42 PM (NgKpN)

181 That doeth sucketh, to put it into Middle English. Things aren't all that great here at stately Casa Backwardio either, but WTF.

God hates me too, apparently.
Posted by: BackwardsBoy at July 09, 2018 10:35 PM (HaL55)

Sorry to hear that, man. God can really be a dick.
Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:39 PM (NWiLs)



God does not hate either of you. But He gets why you think he does. Ya know who does hate you? Yep. That one does.

Also life is hard.

Posted by: uneasy platypus, gg channel at July 09, 2018 10:42 PM (tNa3+)

182 Luntz with a three day shadow. Doesn't hide he's a fat pig

Posted by: REDACTED at July 09, 2018 10:42 PM (STPlW)

183 158 Evening Ladyl!

Chase any yellow balls today?
Posted by: Tonypete at July

She likes Asians?

Posted by: Legion of Gloomer at July 09, 2018 10:42 PM (D3pFZ)

184 Good night, Slap. Prayers for your family.

Posted by: Ladyl at July 09, 2018 10:43 PM (TdMsT)

185
Getting my hearing aid on Wednesday. Tested the model out at the audiologist and they're surprisingly good. Unfortunately, the technology is not sufficiently advanced to cancel out Her Majesty's voice when she calls me to do something

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at July 09, 2018 10:43 PM (LsBY9)

186 Insomniac - You've been missed...in a manly way, of course.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at July 09, 2018 10:43 PM (sd+O2)

187 I TOLD you to grow your eyebrows. But you just wouldn't listen, would you?
Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, SMR and Ancient Slavonaut Newsletters at July 09, 2018 10:41 PM (fA1SL)
++++++++++=
Don't worry about the time it takes or if your eyebrows are naturally small. Prosthetic ones work just as well!

Posted by: Justin Trudeau at July 09, 2018 10:43 PM (hYcqw)

188 Hope everyone is well. Been a while. I wanted Barrett but I'm o.k. with Kav. It's 100% better than anything Hildo would have nom'd.

Posted by: Minnfidel at July 09, 2018 10:43 PM (L3YlV)

189 I'm so glad you are back...raincloud and all.

*Snoopy Happy Dance*

Posted by: uneasy platypus, gg channel at July 09, 2018 10:39 PM (tNa3+)

Nice to see you too, dear monotreme.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:43 PM (NWiLs)

190 Odds on a leftwingnutjob accidentally killing one of the liberal SCOTUS justices when they intended to kill one of the literallyHitler justices?

Posted by: Actuarially Speaking at July 09, 2018 10:43 PM (XcgmW)

191 Insomniac is here?

INSOMNIAC IS HERE!

Ahem.

Good to see you, man.

Posted by: Captain Whitebread, World's Worst Superhero at July 09, 2018 10:43 PM (rJUlF)

192 Night Slapweasel. Take care of you.

Posted by: uneasy platypus, gg channel at July 09, 2018 10:43 PM (tNa3+)

193 173. Only best for friend. Unrelated - I can still have your sock full of loose change, yes?

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, SMR and Ancient Slavonaut Newsletters at July 09, 2018 10:43 PM (fA1SL)

194 Hadrian - Make, model?

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at July 09, 2018 10:43 PM (sd+O2)

195 A plausible explanation for Roberts' switch on his Ocare opinion is that he wanted (needed) a sixth vote and couldn't get it. He couldn't go 5 to 4 on party lines when Obama was making public threats. And he included things that helped gut Ocare over time,
Posted by: Ignoramus

Obama is and was an intellectual thug. He liked to pretend he was some kind of tough guy, just like he likes to pretend he is some kind of Constitutional scholar (which he is most definitely not).

That being said, what would you rather have?

The Supreme Court ruling that O-Care was unconsitutional, and Democrats winning the next election because people got sore that the SCOTUS invalidated the law, or that people got motivated and won elections for the Right to dismantle it in the House and Senate (which frankly they have failed miserably at) and got Trump elected in 2016?

Posted by: Bozo Conservative....menace to society at July 09, 2018 10:44 PM (S6Pax)

196
Getting my hearing aid on Wednesday. Tested the model out at the audiologist and they're surprisingly good. Unfortunately, the technology is not sufficiently advanced to cancel out Her Majesty's voice when she calls me to do something
Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at July 09, 2018 10:43 PM (LsBY9

Sorry honey, my hearing aide was turned down.

*shifty eyes*

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 10:44 PM (pUDQf)

197 161 What was it that Obama taught, Critical Race Theory?
Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at July 09, 2018 10:39 PM (PUmDY)/i]

No. He taught how to chisel racial preferences out of whitey through use of disparate impact horseshit. My late beloved golden retriever said none of his people EVER went to college, so 'scrimination comin' and goin'.

Look up the syllabus for his course to see the truth of the above. I read it, and my blood pressure spiked.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara, now with a spark of divinity at July 09, 2018 10:44 PM (/VQo9)

198 Obrador will have to secure permission from the cartels to enter the northern no goa zona before sending his border security team.

Posted by: Braenyard at July 09, 2018 10:44 PM (rzPmQ)

199 Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:26 PM (NWiLs)

Good to see you bro. Praying for you daily.

Posted by: San Franpsycho at July 09, 2018 10:44 PM (EZebt)

200 Evenin' boys and gals. Can we talk SCOTUS here tonight? 'Cause I gotsa question for the Horde-mind. Pardon me if it's already been kicked around last thread.

Kavanaugh, in his acceptance speech:

My judicial philosophy is straight-forward.

A judge must be independent, and must interpret the law, not make the law.

A judge must interpret statutes as written, and a judge must interpret the Constitution as written, informed by history, and tradition, and precedent.


https://youtu.be/a4-4vRixwIo?t=3m26s

Constitution as written, informed by history, and tradition, and precedent

This jumped out at me when I was listening to him today.

Are those "living Constitution" weasel words, or is there some other interpretation I should assume?

Posted by: mindful webworker - informed by AoSHQ at July 09, 2018 10:44 PM (lMyeR)

201 Getting my hearing aid on Wednesday. Tested the model out at the audiologist and they're surprisingly good. Unfortunately, the technology is not sufficiently advanced to cancel out Her Majesty's voice when she calls me to do something
Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at July 09, 2018 10:43 PM (LsBY9)
+++++++++
Glad to hear that, Hadrian. Do they resolve well enough for good music listening?

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at July 09, 2018 10:44 PM (hYcqw)

202 Obama is and was an intellectual thug. He liked to pretend he was some kind of tough guy, just like he likes to pretend he is some kind of Constitutional scholar (which he is most definitely not).

A scholar publishes the results of his inquiries and research.

Obongo never published a fucking thing. On that record, he couldn't get a tenure track job as an assistant professor.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara, now with a spark of divinity at July 09, 2018 10:45 PM (/VQo9)

203 Hey Tonypete. Yeah five days in a row. Found out that I'm playing in a match tomorrow and was moved to a more advanced court. I'm sick with anxiety. Literally, I may not be cut out psychologically for competitive play.

How you been?
Posted by: Ladyl at July 09, 2018 10:41 PM (TdMsT)


Be the ball.

Posted by: eleven at July 09, 2018 10:45 PM (+lOpA)

204
Mike Hammer,
Phonak Cros B contralateral.

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at July 09, 2018 10:45 PM (LsBY9)

205 Hey Tonypete. Yeah five days in a row. Found out
that I'm playing in a match tomorrow and was moved to a more advanced
court. I'm sick with anxiety. Literally, I may not be cut out
psychologically for competitive play.



How you been?

Posted by: Ladyl

You've done plenty of competitive events over the years and have done very well. Can you identify the part that causes the anxiousness?


Posted by: Tonypete at July 09, 2018 10:45 PM (9rIkM)

206

Maher has some coin, but also used to do the likes of Ann Coulter. While I like her politically, doing her must be like doing a prototype sexbot made of angle iron. All sharp edges.


...and there goes a perfectly good mouthful of Guinness...


Again.


I bet she'd fvck you back, though.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy at July 09, 2018 10:45 PM (HaL55)

207 Mexican President elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is planning to create a specialized border force to combat illegal immigration across Mexico's borders, according to his hand-picked security chief.

The new force is aimed at stanching the flow of illegal immigrants and contraband from Central America and will also be deployed to Mexico's northern border, Alfonso Durazo said, according to Bloomberg. It is part of Lopez Obrador's broader strategy against regional violence, corruption and poverty.
Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr

Landmines!!!

Posted by: Jean at July 09, 2018 10:46 PM (MS0+a)

208 196. Ha! My great grandmother, from the Old Country, when you irritated her, she'd point right at you, take out her hearing aids, and let you watch her turn them off before putting them in her bag.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, SMR and Ancient Slavonaut Newsletters at July 09, 2018 10:46 PM (fA1SL)

209 193 173. Only best for friend. Unrelated - I can still have your sock full of loose change, yes?
Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, SMR and Ancient Slavonaut Newsletters at July 09, 2018 10:43 PM (fA1SL)

You'll have to bring your own sock. No, not that sock. The other one.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:46 PM (NWiLs)

210 148 Late night comedian Bill Maher took a swift hit below the belt on Saturday night when he went after President Donald Trump's manhood, which he suspected was quite minuscule and for the ladies, orgasmically underwhelming. "

The funny thing about that is that CNN already ruined that entire line of attack, by broadcasting to the world "TRUMP HAD SEX WITH A PORN STAR!!!" for month after month. Amazing that it took them so long to figure out "hey, I wonder if we're making him look MORE virile and MORE attractive to a lot of people by what we're doing?"

Anyway, I figure that's why they finally dropped it. Idiots. But they set the meme. Now pathetic bits of pushback like Maher attempted are like trying to stop Niagra Falls with a teaspoon.

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 09, 2018 10:46 PM (V2Yro)

211 115
Time does slip into the future. It's a euphemism for time passing by.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 10:28 PM (pUDQf)



Yeah, I understand that. Obviously. But slipping into the future
doesn't make sense. Today's time is gone; it's slipping into the past.



Slipping into the future is idiotic because it implies that we'll experience again at some later time.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara, now with a spark of divinity at July 09, 2018 10:30 PM (/VQo9)

Isn't anyone a Steve Miller fan?

Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at July 09, 2018 10:47 PM (UsCnO)

212 I get the feeling that God hates you. I've wrestled with that many, many times.

I have to remind myself that the world just...well, sucks. When The Fall occurred, it wasn't just Adam and Eve that were affected, it was all of Creation.

So we have to deal with a flawed world, where things go wrong even when they shouldn't, and horrible events happen to the best of us.

But it's not all God's fault.

That's how I see it. YMMV.

Posted by: Captain Whitebread, World's Worst Superhero at July 09, 2018 10:47 PM (rJUlF)

213 Constitution as written, informed by history, and tradition, and precedent

This jumped out at me when I was listening to him today.

Are those "living Constitution" weasel words, or is there some other interpretation I should assume?
Posted by: mindful webworker - informed by AoSHQ at July 09, 2018 10:44 PM (lMyeR)

three part test.... History... tradition... then precedent...


So sounds like he is willing to listen to Stare Decisis, BUT, if History and tradition say otherwise, over rule...

Posted by: Don Quixote at July 09, 2018 10:47 PM (NgKpN)

214
Business is handling me. The cosmos that deigned to burn my life down is now pissing on the ashes.
Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:38 PM (NWiLs)


Wow, dude! You went to the 4th of July potluck with your girlfriend and discovered that your ex-girlfriend who told you to f*ck off was invited too?


Posted by: Kindltot at July 09, 2018 10:47 PM (2K6fY)

215 152 You can't have babies! You haven't got a womb! Where are you going to gestate the fetus, in a box?
Posted by: Bitter Clinger at July 09, 2018 10:37 PM (5kJKJ)

Fvcking details...

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at July 09, 2018 10:47 PM (3Pma+)

216 Posted by: Captain Whitebread, World's Worst Superhero at July 09, 2018 10:43 PM (rJUlF)

Good to see you too, Cap'n. Hope you're hanging in there.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:47 PM (NWiLs)

217
Are those "living Constitution" weasel words, or is there some other interpretation I should assume?
Posted by: mindful webworker - informed by AoSHQ at July 09, 2018 10:44 PM (lMyeR

I caught that. It gives me pause but I'll take a 'wait and see' approach. It was a little slippery, talking about interpreting history and all, but maybe he meant what our forefathers meant when writing it, not past liberal rulings.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 10:47 PM (pUDQf)

218 122
I'd argue that Life of Brian is the Python's funniest movie ever, even over and above Holy Grail. and it isn't just nonsense humor, it is biting satire on not just religion, but on politics as well, from start to finish.

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 09, 2018 10:31 PM (V2Yro)


I respectfully disagree. "Life of Brian" was good, but "Holy Grail" was an absolute masterpiece.

Posted by: rickl at July 09, 2018 10:48 PM (sdi6R)

219 Constitution as written, informed by history, and tradition, and precedent

This jumped out at me when I was listening to him today.

Are those "living Constitution" weasel words, or is there some other interpretation I should assume?
Posted by: mindful webworker - informed by AoSHQ at July 09, 2018 10:44 PM (lMyeR)

...

And here's the beautiful thing, if he's a conservative judge now, just wait until he gets through getting Borked by the libs!

He'll make Scalia look like a bleeding heart liberal.

Posted by: Bitter Clinger at July 09, 2018 10:48 PM (5kJKJ)

220 G-d thinks I'm an asshole and mostly ignores me.

He's got a point.

Posted by: boulder t'hobo at July 09, 2018 10:48 PM (6FqZa)

221 Maher has some coin, but also used to do the likes of Ann Coulter. While I like her politically, doing her must be like doing a prototype sexbot made of angle iron. All sharp edges.


...and there goes a perfectly good mouthful of Guinness...


Again.


I bet she'd fvck you back, though.
Posted by: BackwardsBoy

Beginning to wonder if she wore red leather while she pegged Maher. I'm sure he was wearing a cos-play manga bunny suit.

Posted by: Jean at July 09, 2018 10:48 PM (MS0+a)

222 Hey everybody.

OMG at Quora, someone brought up a food item SO hideous, SO unimaginable by right-thinking people and SO inedible, my head is left spinning.

It had to have come from the kitchen of Yoko Ono! It makes carrots in chili sound good!

It is...

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.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
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Pea and mayonnaise pizza.

Posted by: qdpsteve at July 09, 2018 10:48 PM (eMKNe)

223 Good to see you bro. Praying for you daily.
Posted by: San Franpsycho at July 09, 2018 10:44 PM (EZebt)

Thank you. They're still needed.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:48 PM (NWiLs)

224 Jungle Love was very Stonesish.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at July 09, 2018 10:49 PM (PUmDY)

225 Are those "living Constitution" weasel words, or is there some other interpretation I should assume?
Posted by: mindful webworker - informed by AoSHQ at July 09, 2018 10:44 PM (lMyeR)


I have some concern about that, too.

I'd have rather had Barrett, but RBG can't hold on forever. Maybe she'll get a nomination then.

Posted by: Captain Whitebread, World's Worst Superhero at July 09, 2018 10:49 PM (rJUlF)

226 Phonak Cros B contralateral.

Hadrian. Thnx. looks like I'm going to be in the market, so I ask all users what they have, and how they like it.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at July 09, 2018 10:49 PM (+cu3S)

227 Nespatnik - I came back to Best Virginia late in May for a photo assignment and find the weather so agreeable I've decided to spend the summer here. Probably the second best decision I've made in a decade. You should travel, my friend.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, SMR and Ancient Slavonaut Newsletters at July 09, 2018 10:50 PM (fA1SL)

228 Posted by: qdpsteve at July 09, 2018 10:48 PM (eMKNe)

Link?

Posted by: Surfperch at July 09, 2018 10:50 PM (DFpo9)

229 Insomniac in the house.

Hide yo Jooos!

Posted by: garrett at July 09, 2018 10:50 PM (S0dXX)

230
XX is going to be a horrible SCOTUS nominee.



https://tinyurl.com/y75twbzd
Posted by: Captain Whitebread, World's Worst Superhero at July 09, 2018 10:38 PM (rJUlF)


Xander Cage? That would be awesome. He could do "I am Groot" from the bench when it gets boring, right?

Posted by: Kindltot at July 09, 2018 10:50 PM (2K6fY)

231 unless otherwise controlled, w*rk will flow to the competent person, until they submerge.

Pat D,
Children's Home Care
Lost Angels, #Failifornia
199mumble

Posted by: redc1c4 at July 09, 2018 10:50 PM (rjbMC)

232 Good to see you too, Cap'n. Hope you're hanging in there.
Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:47 PM (NWiLs)

I am. Hope you're doing the same.

Posted by: Captain Whitebread, World's Worst Superhero at July 09, 2018 10:50 PM (rJUlF)

233 I missed Insomniac too, but not in a gay way. I missed him like a Viking.

Posted by: boulder t'hobo at July 09, 2018 10:50 PM (6FqZa)

234 SCIENCE! ONT Compliance Pics

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/1016373625425924097

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/1016373713279832064

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/1016373796327055361

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/1016373881492426753

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/1016373972542328832

Posted by: kbdabear at July 09, 2018 10:51 PM (eh0Va)

235 Posted by: Ladyl

You've done plenty of competitive events over the years and have done very well. Can you identify the part that causes the anxiousness?


Posted by: Tonypete at July 09, 2018 10:45 PM (9rIkM)


I've only been playing doubles for 7 months and it's really different than singles. You just can't stay at the baseline, where I excel. I'm less skilled at the net, where 60 percent of the game is played. Soooo--fear of failure.

Posted by: Ladyl at July 09, 2018 10:51 PM (TdMsT)

236
Pea and mayonnaise pizza.
Posted by: qdpsteve at July 09, 2018 10:48 PM (eMKNe

Sounds like something a broke, college kid would make after smoking pot. All he had was pizza dough in a box, a can of peas and some mayo.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 10:51 PM (pUDQf)

237 Constitution as written, informed by history, and tradition, and precedent

This jumped out at me when I was listening to him today.

Are those "living Constitution" weasel words, or is there some other interpretation I should assume?
Posted by: mindful webworker - informed by AoSHQ at July 09, 2018 10:44 PM (lMyeR)

No. He was talking about taking into consideration the Pre Constitution stuff, which is very important. If he said case law then there would be cause for concern.

Posted by: 1st world problems yoga studio at July 09, 2018 10:51 PM (8SG/h)

238 Holy smokes, I recognize that mountain cabin. I've spent several nights in it, on different occasions. It's a Forest Service research station that's open to climbers. It stands on Niwot Ridge in the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area in Colorado. The tallest peak in the background is Apache Peak, 13,000+ feet. I climbed it several times.

Posted by: Steve (a.ka. Ed Snate) at July 09, 2018 10:51 PM (L02sq)

239 Xander Cage? That would be awesome. He could do "I am Groot" from the bench when it gets boring, right?
Posted by: Kindltot at July 09, 2018 10:50 PM (2K6fY)

Thanks to you, I just did a spit take.

Diet Mountain Dew right through the nose.

Posted by: Captain Whitebread, World's Worst Superhero at July 09, 2018 10:51 PM (rJUlF)

240 Wow, dude! You went to the 4th of July potluck with your girlfriend and discovered that your ex-girlfriend who told you to f*ck off was invited too?


Posted by: Kindltot at July 09, 2018 10:47 PM (2K6fY)

Not so much, no. There was no potluck. Or girlfriend. Just continued troubles. I know I keep being cryptic but I just can't give details. I am sorry about that.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:51 PM (NWiLs)

241 The Wimens March opposes the nomination of XX

Posted by: SMOD at July 09, 2018 10:51 PM (e8kgV)

242 More SCIENCE! ONT Compliance Pics

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/1016374080004673537

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/1016374172832890881

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/1016374394522947584

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/1016374493156175873

https://twitter.com/kbdabear/status/1016374587620298752

Posted by: kbdabear at July 09, 2018 10:52 PM (eh0Va)

243 I'm less skilled at the net, where 60 percent of the game is played. Soooo--fear of failure.
Posted by: Ladyl at July 09, 2018 10:51 PM (TdMsT)

Its a game.
And unless your last name is Williams. I don't think you have a thing to worry about.

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at July 09, 2018 10:52 PM (3Pma+)

244 227 Nespatnik - I came back to Best Virginia late in May for a photo assignment and find the weather so agreeable I've decided to spend the summer here. Probably the second best decision I've made in a decade. You should travel, my friend.
Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, SMR and Ancient Slavonaut Newsletters at July 09, 2018 10:50 PM (fA1SL)

I should. But I can't. So I won't.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:52 PM (NWiLs)

245 Email update: We're off the blacklist. Still being blocked by sbcglobal (ATT) and Earthlink.

Oh, yeah, and "luxsci.com". Which is why Steck hasn't seen anything from me.
Requests to be unblocked have been sent to all three.

IMAP mail works on my phone, at least. Haven't tried pop3 yet.

I've figured out and scripted adding forwarding addresses to the user database. Unfortunately I have to run the script. I can't code the php equivalent just yet, much less seamlessly insert it into the client web page.
One last thing, I've requested a memory upgrade. I had intended to use a different software suite with a smaller memory requirement. It didn't work. At all. What I am using, iRedMail, is a bit more resource intensive.

Blanco dot Basura at moronhorde dot com.

Posted by: Blanco Basura - It's OK, I'm with the banned at July 09, 2018 10:52 PM (IcT7t)

246 Constitution as written, informed by history, and tradition, and precedent."

That's standard legal speak, for any justice of any kind of political persuasion. Remember that Marbury vs Madison espouses a principle that isn't in the Constitution at all, but is still what the Supreme Court's power is based on. In other words, the Supreme Court's power today is not really based on the Constitution per se, but mainly on History, Tradition, and Precedent. To deny that is to deny that the Court has the authority it wields.

(and you may argue that they shouldn't have that power, but no Justice on the Court will ever argue to have his own power taken away from him)

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 09, 2018 10:52 PM (V2Yro)

247 Looking for some advice from the Horde's hive mind-

My 13 year old son is interested in getting into programming for video games. Unfortunately, his ambition is bigger than his knowledge, at the moment. Any recommendations on a starter programming language that's gonna let him do more than "Hello, World"

If it helps, I'm pretty adept at picking up programming languages when I have need for them, so it doesn't have to be a language that he'd have to learn on his own.

Many thanks!

Posted by: No One of Consequence at July 09, 2018 10:52 PM (+F0Wk)

248 I caught that. It gives me pause but I'll take a 'wait and see' approach. It was a little slippery, talking about interpreting history and all, but maybe he meant what our forefathers meant when writing it, not past liberal rulings.
Posted by: AlaBAMA

That's standard conservative Strict constructionist talk.

Interpreting history means building decisions on past correct decisions. Not always "stare decisus", but understanding what was opinions were written in the past and not inventing "living constitution" BS out of whole cloth.

Frankly, if there is one decision I would like to see overturned it would be "Kelo", because that is just flat out wrong.

Posted by: Bozo Conservative....menace to society at July 09, 2018 10:53 PM (S6Pax)

249 241. Respek whammen. Except the huwhite, cis, breeders, of course.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, SMR and Ancient Slavonaut Newsletters at July 09, 2018 10:53 PM (fA1SL)

250 Wow, dude! You went to the 4th of July potluck with your girlfriend and discovered that your ex-girlfriend who told you to f*ck off was invited too?


Posted by: Kindltot at July 09, 2018 10:47 PM (2K6fY)

Is there a story behind this question?

Posted by: Legion of Gloomer at July 09, 2018 10:53 PM (D3pFZ)

251 233 I missed Insomniac too, but not in a gay way. I missed him like a Viking.
Posted by: boulder t'hobo at July 09, 2018 10:50 PM (6FqZa)

Um...sure...

Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:53 PM (NWiLs)

252 I am of a IMO that Kavanaugh might have been part of a package deal that was the quid-pro-quo of Kennedy bailing at just this particular time in space....but then again even though they have significant history together , I'm just saying maybe...and pink pigs flying.....

Posted by: Nightwatch..er at July 09, 2018 10:54 PM (kFkpX)

253 +F0Wk : for a 13 year old I would recommend Unity. I believe there is a free version of that.

Posted by: boulder t'hobo at July 09, 2018 10:54 PM (6FqZa)

254 Ann Coulter was very pretty in college.

Posted by: 1st world problems yoga studio at July 09, 2018 10:54 PM (8SG/h)

255 Surfperch, it was mentioned in the following Quora question:

Is the idea of pea and mayonnaise pizza sufficiently evil that those who enjoy pineapple pizza and those who don't should band together to stop it? This is a thing that exists, be horrified.

No responses to the question yet.

Posted by: qdpsteve at July 09, 2018 10:54 PM (eMKNe)

256 How you been?



Posted by: Ladyl

Pretty good really. The sale of the farm continues apace but slowly. Dealing with the Commonwealth of PA takes the patience of a saint and well, I think we both know I don't qualify on that score.

Posted by: Tonypete at July 09, 2018 10:54 PM (9rIkM)

257 229 Insomniac in the house.

Hide yo Jooos!
Posted by: garrett at July 09, 2018 10:50 PM (S0dXX)

Kippah your mouth shut.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:54 PM (NWiLs)

258 I've only been playing doubles for 7 months and it's really different than singles. You just can't stay at the baseline, where I excel. I'm less skilled at the net, where 60 percent of the game is played. Soooo--fear of failure."

I hope you don't have that dream where you're playing and then you trip and then you realize you forgot to put on any pants that day.

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 09, 2018 10:55 PM (V2Yro)

259 236
Pea and mayonnaise pizza.
Posted by: qdpsteve at July 09, 2018 10:48 PM (eMKNe

Sounds like something a broke, college kid would make after smoking pot. All he had was pizza dough in a box, a can of peas and some mayo.
Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 10:51 PM (pUDQf)

I hate to break it to you, once upon a time i was a poor, broke, stoned, college student and not in a million bazillion years would i have thought of something so fucking hideous to eat.

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at July 09, 2018 10:55 PM (3Pma+)

260 244. My dude, take whoever it is with you. Or, alternately, sell or 'convert' (not advocating arson) whatever it is and then hit the road. Ya been in Mullet Land too long.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, SMR and Ancient Slavonaut Newsletters at July 09, 2018 10:55 PM (fA1SL)

261 241 The Wimens March opposes the nomination of XX
Posted by: SMOD at July 09, 2018 10:51 PM (e8kgV)


You'd think they would support anyone with XX chromosomes.

Posted by: rickl at July 09, 2018 10:55 PM (sdi6R)

262 Well, I hope all is well in Hordelandia.

Posted by: Minnfidel at July 09, 2018 10:55 PM (L3YlV)

263 86
*cough*bullshit*cough* A job well done just leads to stolen credit, lack of appreciation, getting buried in shit so the boss can get to his ski vacation in Vail, and your wife divorcing you because you spend too much time at the office.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:26 PM (NWiLs)
-----------------------------

That's our Insomniac!!!!

(Good to see you!)

Posted by: Margarita DeVille at July 09, 2018 10:56 PM (0jtPF)

264 Fun story from this afternoon:

It had been raining on and off from Austin to OKC, sometimes hard.

Pookette: Why is it raining?

Me (exasperated): I don't know. Mommy can't stop the rain.

Pookette: Can God stop the rain?

Me (looking at the storm clouds): You'll have to ask Him and see what He says.

Pookette: God, can you please make it stop raining?

And it stopped. We went under storm clouds and didn't get rained on for the rest of the trip. O_O

Posted by: pookysgirl is kawaii'd out at July 09, 2018 10:56 PM (p/7M5)

265 See, on this topic, me and MisHum are on the same page.

Pea and mayo pizza is a civil rights violation against pizza!

Posted by: qdpsteve at July 09, 2018 10:56 PM (eMKNe)

266 I've only been playing doubles for 7 months and it's really different than singles. You just can't stay at the baseline, where I excel. I'm less skilled at the net, where 60 percent of the game is played. Soooo--fear of failure."

I hope you don't have that dream where you're playing and then you trip and then you realize you forgot to put on any pants that day.
Posted by: Tom Servo at July 09, 2018 10:55 PM (V2Yro)


No I just dream I show up and then can't remember how to play.

Posted by: Ladyl at July 09, 2018 10:56 PM (TdMsT)

267
If it helps, I'm pretty adept at picking up programming languages when I have need for them, so it doesn't have to be a language that he'd have to learn on his own.

Many thanks!
Posted by: No One of Consequence at July 09, 2018 10:52 PM (+F0Wk)

Java, C+, python, unreal engine.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 10:56 PM (pUDQf)

268 Is the idea of pea and mayonnaise pizza sufficiently evil that those
who enjoy pineapple pizza and those who don't should band together to
stop it? This is a thing that exists, be horrified.


It is evil incarnate.

Posted by: Blanco Basura - It's OK, I'm with the banned at July 09, 2018 10:56 PM (IcT7t)

269 You tried to order a Pizza with Pineapple on it and you got told to leave our Pizzeria.

Get. Out.

Posted by: garrett at July 09, 2018 10:56 PM (S0dXX)

270 Hey Insomniac! Nice to see you back. :-)

Posted by: qdpsteve at July 09, 2018 10:56 PM (eMKNe)

271 Ive been dropping some turds on the liberal sites,

RBG and Breyer should resign BEFORE the midterms because the base needs to be energized

Lets spread the word

Posted by: Jean at July 09, 2018 10:57 PM (MS0+a)

272
Is the idea of pea and mayonnaise pizza sufficiently evil that those who enjoy pineapple pizza and those who don't should band together to stop it? This is a thing that exists, be horrified.

Wax bean and creamed corn pizza?

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at July 09, 2018 10:57 PM (LsBY9)

273 How you been?



Posted by: Ladyl

Pretty good really. The sale of the farm continues apace but slowly. Dealing with the Commonwealth of PA takes the patience of a saint and well, I think we both know I don't qualify on that score.
Posted by: Tonypete at July 09, 2018 10:54 PM (9rIkM)


That's got to be frustrating.

Posted by: Ladyl at July 09, 2018 10:57 PM (TdMsT)

274 "Another Obama screw up"


Why would you think it's a screw up? I'm sure he fully intended that result.

Posted by: AshevilleRobert at July 09, 2018 10:57 PM (w+Jhj)

275 Kavanaugh!!!

I'm excited and getting a MAGAboner.

Posted by: logprof at July 09, 2018 10:58 PM (e7oj4)

276 At our 4th of July, Mrs. Franpsycho told her LGBTQQ cousin he was a fascist.

We laaaaaaaffed!

Posted by: San Franpsycho at July 09, 2018 10:58 PM (EZebt)

277

Sounds like something a broke, college kid would make after smoking pot. All he had was pizza dough in a box, a can of peas and some mayo.

And half a jar of Prego from the very back of the refrigerator that expired three months ago.

Suppertime! Man.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy at July 09, 2018 10:58 PM (HaL55)

278 Uh kbdabear.

Can you get some of those lovely ladies to change into side-protecting safety glasses or lab goggles?

Cause I spent a lot of time in labs. And nothing says science like lab googles.

Thank you.

Maybe I can hire one of them for my start-up. On second thought. Bad idea. Very bad idea.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at July 09, 2018 10:58 PM (hyuyC)

279 I'll occasionally work green peas into pasta salad that has mayonnaise...I mean maybe....nah, it just won't work.

Posted by: Bitter Clinger at July 09, 2018 10:58 PM (5kJKJ)

280
Isn't anyone a Steve Miller fan?
Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg


Never liked that joker.

Posted by: Pompatus Aurelius at July 09, 2018 10:58 PM (IqV8l)

281 +F0Wk : for a 13 year old I would recommend Unity. I believe there is a free version of that.
Posted by: boulder t'hobo at July 09, 2018 10:54 PM (6FqZa)

Interesting. I was following along with a Coursera course on Unity with C#. How much can you do with Unity without knowing something like C#?

Posted by: No One of Consequence at July 09, 2018 10:58 PM (+F0Wk)

282 Hadrian, are you TRYING to make me lose my mind??!!

Posted by: qdpsteve at July 09, 2018 10:59 PM (eMKNe)

283 Pookette: Why is it raining?

I think it's kind of cute when a child asks "Why is it raining?", and you can tell them "Well that's God crying, child." And then when they ask you "Why is God crying?" you can say "because of something you did." - Jack Handy

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 09, 2018 10:59 PM (V2Yro)

284 My 13 year old son is interested in getting into programming for video games. Unfortunately, his ambition is bigger than his knowledge, at the moment. Any recommendations on a starter programming language that's gonna let him do more than "Hello, World"

My son worked for Nintendo, and as he put it, "it's a high end McDonalds, unless you came up with the concept you were just a code monkey." Not to discourage, just a splash of reality.

Posted by: some rat in the swamp at July 09, 2018 10:59 PM (LOq4H)

285 243 I'm less skilled at the net, where 60 percent of the game is played. Soooo--fear of failure.
Posted by: Ladyl at July 09, 2018 10:51 PM (TdMsT)

Its a game.
And unless your last name is Williams. I don't think you have a thing to worry about.
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at July 09, 2018 10:52 PM (3Pma+)


In a normal universe I wouldn't worry at all, but these leagues take things very seriously.

Posted by: Ladyl at July 09, 2018 10:59 PM (TdMsT)

286
Interpreting history means building decisions on past correct decisions. Not always "stare decisus", but understanding what was opinions were written in the past and not inventing "living constitution" BS out of whole cloth.

Frankly, if there is one decision I would like to see overturned it would be "Kelo", because that is just flat out wrong.
Posted by: Bozo Conservative....menace to society at July 09, 2018 10:53 PM (S6Pax

Of course, that's the hope. Like I said, we can only wait and see. I trust Trump, but who knows where these folks go once confirmed. Roberts was supposed to be rock solid and o-care was a complete timebomb.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 10:59 PM (pUDQf)

287 Ive been dropping some turds on the liberal sites,

RBG and Breyer should resign BEFORE the midterms because the base needs to be energized

Lets spread the word
Posted by: Jean at July 09, 2018 10:57 PM (MS0+a)

The W i d e L a t i n a too.

Posted by: Surfperch at July 09, 2018 11:00 PM (DFpo9)

288 Green peas are a communist plot.

Posted by: Captain Whitebread, World's Worst Superhero at July 09, 2018 11:00 PM (rJUlF)

289 276 At our 4th of July, Mrs. Franpsycho told her LGBTQQ cousin he was a fascist.

We laaaaaaaffed!
Posted by: San Franpsycho at July 09, 2018 10:58 PM (EZeb

QQ? Quart of Queer?

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at July 09, 2018 11:00 PM (3Pma+)

290 Looking for some advice from the Horde's hive mind-

My 13 year old son is interested in getting into programming for video games. Unfortunately, his ambition is bigger than his knowledge, at the moment. Any recommendations on a starter programming language that's gonna let him do more than "Hello, World"

If it helps, I'm pretty adept at picking up programming languages when I have need for them, so it doesn't have to be a language that he'd have to learn on his own.

Many thanks!
Posted by: No One of Consequence

Java and the various RasberryPi kits and projects.

From there you jump into CUDA and OpenGL

Posted by: Jean at July 09, 2018 11:00 PM (MS0+a)

291 The W i d e L a t i n a too.
Posted by: Surfperch

Im gonna have Cinn-a-bon delivered to the SCOTUS every morning

Posted by: Jean at July 09, 2018 11:01 PM (MS0+a)

292 Never liked that joker.
Posted by: Pompatus Aurelius at July 09, 2018 10:58 PM (IqV8l)

I always called him a space cowboy.

Posted by: Captain Whitebread, World's Worst Superhero at July 09, 2018 11:01 PM (rJUlF)

293 "Blanco dot Basura at moronhorde dot com.


Posted by: Blanco Basura"

I tried emailing you abt that job but never heard back. Did you get the email?

Posted by: AshevilleRobert at July 09, 2018 11:01 PM (w+Jhj)

294 150
Odds on Sotomayor, Kagan, Ginsburg or Breyer kicking the bucket in the next 18 months?



Breyer doesn't look so hot, and Ginsburg is about a hundred and twenty or something.



Posted by: Bozo Conservative....menace to society at July 09, 2018 10:24 PM (S6Pax)



Sotomayor has serious medical issues.

-----------------
diabetes since early life, I believe.

And RBG, get used to losing 5-4 consistently. For the rest of your career. So do you really want to sit there for the rest of your days, or retire gracefully and go visit all those countries who have better constitutions than the USA?

Does RBG want to enjoy her final 3-10 years of active life (she is in good shape with her own workout and all) traveling the world, being a guest lecturer, and being treated like a queen? Or does she hate Trump so much she will piss her years away playing #Resist?


Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at July 09, 2018 11:01 PM (UsCnO)

295 In a normal universe I wouldn't worry at all, but these leagues take things very seriously.
Posted by: Ladyl at July 09, 2018 10:59 PM (TdMsT)

Then find a different league.
Once upon a time I played on a softball team in a cut throat league.
I downshifted to a different team and a more casual league. Moar fun. Thats what it is about fun,

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at July 09, 2018 11:02 PM (3Pma+)

296 No I just dream I show up and then can't remember how to play."

I remember a couple great Far Side cartoons on this topic. Especially one where an Elephant is dressed in a tux, sitting on a bench in front of a concert piano, in front of an audience, and he's thinking "what am I doing? I can't even play this thing!!!"

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 09, 2018 11:02 PM (V2Yro)

297 RBG and Breyer should resign BEFORE the midterms because the base needs to be energized

Lets spread the word
Posted by: Jean at July 09, 2018 10:57 PM (MS0+a)

The W i d e L a t i n a too.
Posted by: Surfperch

Can you imagine Kagan with only Roberts to talk too

Posted by: Jean at July 09, 2018 11:02 PM (MS0+a)

298 We says these things as jokes. However, it is now IMPOSSIBLE to parody the lefties.

https://twitter.com/AlexPappas/status/1016499063657844736

Posted by: Circa (Insert Year Here) at July 09, 2018 11:02 PM (w//GY)

299 "My 13 year old son is interested in getting into programming for video
games. Unfortunately, his ambition is bigger than his knowledge, at the
moment. Any recommendations on a starter programming language that's
gonna let him do more than "Hello, World"



If it helps, I'm pretty adept at picking up programming languages
when I have need for them, so it doesn't have to be a language that he'd
have to learn on his own.



Many thanks!

Posted by: No One of Consequence"

Video games for what? Android? iPhones? PC's? Consoles?

Posted by: AshevilleRobert at July 09, 2018 11:02 PM (w+Jhj)

300 I've only been playing doubles for 7 months and it's
really different than singles. You just can't stay at the baseline,
where I excel. I'm less skilled at the net, where 60 percent of the
game is played. Soooo--fear of failure.
Posted by: Ladyl

Oh, I see. To me it sounds like you simply need more time in the saddle with net experience. You can do this .

Posted by: Tonypete at July 09, 2018 11:02 PM (9rIkM)

301 279. Peas belong in salat Olivier, where they care overpowered by kolbasa, meat, carrots, onions, hard boiled eggs, and nuggets of pure Slav power called 'potato.'

https://youtu.be/LpXanUgokx0

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, SMR and Ancient Slavonaut Newsletters at July 09, 2018 11:03 PM (fA1SL)

302 "it's a high end McDonalds, unless you came up with the concept you were just a code monkey."

This is however true in any coding shop.

t. code monkey

Posted by: boulder t'hobo at July 09, 2018 11:03 PM (6FqZa)

303 Pookette: God, can you please make it stop raining?

And it stopped. We went under storm clouds and didn't get rained on for the rest of the trip. O_O
Posted by: pookysgirl is kawaii'd out at July 09, 2018 10:56 PM (p/7M5)


Ha! Timing is everything.

Posted by: platypus, gg channel at July 09, 2018 11:03 PM (tNa3+)

304 I know I keep being cryptic but I just can't give details. I am sorry about that.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:51 PM (NWiLs)

---
not to worry: we'll make some up for the day walkers to obsess over...

because the ONT is staffed by givers/


Posted by: redc1c4 at July 09, 2018 11:03 PM (rjbMC)

305 292 Never liked that joker.
Posted by: Pompatus Aurelius at July 09, 2018 10:58 PM (IqV8l)

I always called him a space cowboy."

I called him Maurice.

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 09, 2018 11:03 PM (V2Yro)

306 Ginsbug looks like the corpse that popped out of the ground in Poltergeist.

Posted by: Minnfidel at July 09, 2018 11:03 PM (L3YlV)

307 Once at PizzaRev, I tried some capers on my pizza.

Wasn't impressed. Bleah.

Posted by: qdpsteve at July 09, 2018 11:04 PM (eMKNe)

308 Video games for what? Android? iPhones? PC's? Consoles?
Posted by: AshevilleRobert at July 09, 2018 11:02 PM (w+Jhj)

-------------------

PC's.

Posted by: No One of Consequence at July 09, 2018 11:04 PM (+F0Wk)

309 292 Never liked that joker.
Posted by: Pompatus Aurelius at July 09, 2018 10:58 PM (IqV8l)

I always called him a space cowboy.
Posted by: Captain Whitebread, World's Worst Superhero at July 09, 2018 11:01 PM (rJUlF)

--I always thought "Take the Money and Run" was a cheap knockoff of "Sweet Home Alabama."

Posted by: logprof at July 09, 2018 11:04 PM (e7oj4)

310 Rush Limbaugh was preaching it today!! He predicts very soon the left will direct all their hate and vitriol toward each other

Posted by: sOME mORON at July 09, 2018 11:04 PM (YE93P)

311 I always called him a space cowboy.
Posted by: Captain Whitebread, World's Worst Superhero at July 09, 2018 11:01 PM (rJUlF)

....

What's next? You gonna speak of the pompitous of love?

Posted by: Bitter Clinger at July 09, 2018 11:04 PM (5kJKJ)

312

Ha! Timing is everything.


Insert Admiral Akbar quote here.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy at July 09, 2018 11:05 PM (HaL55)

313 -
--
And half a jar of Prego from the very back of the refrigerator that expired three months ago.



Suppertime! Man.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy at July 09, 2018 10:58 PM

-----------------

If it ain't gray, it's OK.

Posted by: irright, the rhyming gourmet at July 09, 2018 11:05 PM (RVcmP)

314 304 I know I keep being cryptic but I just can't give details. I am sorry about that. "

It's our job to pry. It's your job to beat us down with a stick when we do.

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 09, 2018 11:05 PM (V2Yro)

315 "Sounds like something a broke, college kid would
make after smoking pot. All he had was pizza dough in a box, a can of
peas and some mayo.



And half a jar of Prego from the very back of the refrigerator that expired three months ago.



Suppertime! Man.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy"

You should see the ads for takeout pizza in Japan. Edamame, corn and crab Pizza.

Posted by: AshevilleRobert at July 09, 2018 11:05 PM (w+Jhj)

316 I called him Maurice.
Posted by: Tom Servo at July 09, 2018 11:03 PM (V2Yro

Take the money and run

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at July 09, 2018 11:05 PM (3Pma+)

317 hey Insomniac, been praying for you.

Good night, all!

Posted by: votermom pimping NEW Moron-authored books! at July 09, 2018 11:05 PM (hMwEB)

318 298 We says these things as jokes. However, it is now IMPOSSIBLE to parody the lefties.

https://twitter.com/AlexPappas/status/1016499063657844736
Posted by: Circa (Insert Year Here) at July 09, 2018 11:02 PM (w//G

That's comical. Like I mentioned last thread, these underwear stains had bags with all three picks names on picket signs for the 'protest'. People had 'stop kavanaugh' signs already printed and folks were posting this to twitter. Yet the media never questions this. Like, who's paying for it and is this just protesting for the sake of protesting?

This is proof that there will never, ever, EVER be any consensus between the two political parties. It will be war for as long as we are alive.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 11:06 PM (pUDQf)

319 And it stopped. We went under storm clouds and didn't get rained on for the rest of the trip. O_O
Posted by: pookysgirl is kawaii'd out at July 09, 2018 10:56 PM (p/7M5)

===

Did not know pookette was jooish weather controller.

Posted by: San Franpsycho at July 09, 2018 11:06 PM (EZebt)

320 My dad loved the song 'Abracadabra' by Steve Miller Band.

He especially liked the line 'black panties with an angel's face.' Oookay.

Posted by: qdpsteve at July 09, 2018 11:06 PM (eMKNe)

321 Does RBG want to enjoy her final 3-10 years of active life (she is in good shape with her own workout and all) traveling the world, being a guest lecturer, and being treated like a queen? Or does she hate Trump so much she will piss her years away playing #Resist?


Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg

She ain't gonna quit.

The SCOTUS position is the power of life.

Posted by: Bozo Conservative....menace to society at July 09, 2018 11:07 PM (S6Pax)

322 The notorious RBG has a standing job offer as a casket mannequin. It's time for her to earn her fucking keep.

Posted by: chavez the hugo at July 09, 2018 11:07 PM (KP5rU)

323 Keep going Insomniac. I have prayers ascending for you and yours.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at July 09, 2018 11:07 PM (hyuyC)

324 I tried emailing you abt that job but never heard back. Did you get the email?
I did, and sent my letter of introduction and resume to the address you gave me last Thursday evening.

Posted by: Blanco Basura - It's OK, I'm with the banned at July 09, 2018 11:07 PM (IcT7t)

325 Miss Hum likes those "warm welcoming lights of a cozy home" pics.

Posted by: strawdog at July 09, 2018 11:08 PM (Cssks)

326 Good to see Insomniac back around here.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at July 09, 2018 11:08 PM (Y3W45)

327 there were a lot of perv songs in the 1980s

I give you Morris Day
youtube.com/watch?v=qX1o-os-TMs

Posted by: boulder t'hobo at July 09, 2018 11:08 PM (6FqZa)

328 This is proof that there will never, ever, EVER be any consensus between the two political parties. It will be war for as long as we are alive."

You assume both parties will continue to exist as long as we are alive. That assumption may be false.

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 09, 2018 11:08 PM (V2Yro)

329 "PC's.

Posted by: No One of Consequence"
Then C++ is probably what he's going to need to learn, but it's not the easiest of languages to start off with.

Posted by: AshevilleRobert at July 09, 2018 11:08 PM (w+Jhj)

330 Meant to mention tonight: Now that I have SiriusXM, I've been hearing a lot more Cheap Trick than I ever did before.

Some of their stuff is good; I especially like "I Can't Take It." OTOH, I cannot for the life of me figure out the song "Dream Police." It sounds to me something like an indecipherable Weird Al parody.

Posted by: qdpsteve at July 09, 2018 11:08 PM (eMKNe)

331 I just mailed the following to my Senators, TimKaine and Mark Warner of Virginia, who are major wheels in the Clinton machine:

Dear Senator Kaine:

I would like you to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court speedily, with a minimum of silly posturing. He is a good judge and a good man. He will serve the Republic long and well.

It is, after all, the Constitutional prerogative of the President to appoint Justices to the Supreme Court. If you wanted someone else on the bench, your party should not have run a loser for your Presidential candidate in 2016.

Warmest regards,
[Whiggish Boffin]

Posted by: Whiggish Boffin at July 09, 2018 11:09 PM (E7fW7)

332 Take care all.

Posted by: Minnfidel at July 09, 2018 11:09 PM (L3YlV)

333 As usual, the Horde comes through in spades!

Thanks, all!

Posted by: No One of Consequence at July 09, 2018 11:09 PM (+F0Wk)

334 forget the scotus drama, Justin Beiber is engaged! oh whatever are us ladies to do!!!

/s
Posted by: IC at July 09, 2018 10:14 PM (PEJUg)

Engaged in what?

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at July 09, 2018 11:09 PM (a2xQ5)

335 (The ONT office)

++++

Kinda looks like the Unabomber's hut.

Posted by: Anon Y. Mous at July 09, 2018 11:09 PM (1F9jV)

336 "I did, and sent my letter of introduction and resume to the address you gave me last Thursday evening.


Posted by: Blanco Basura"

Super. Good luck.

Posted by: AshevilleRobert at July 09, 2018 11:09 PM (w+Jhj)

337
QQ? Quart of Queer?
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at July 09, 2018 11:00 PM (3Pma+)

===

Queer and Questioning.

Glaad I could clear that up for you!

Posted by: San Franpsycho at July 09, 2018 11:09 PM (EZebt)

338
Does RBG want to enjoy her final 3-10 years of active life (she is in good shape with her own workout and all) traveling the world, being a guest lecturer, and being treated like a queen? Or does she hate Trump so much she will piss her years away playing #Resist?
Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg


I'll pick number two.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at July 09, 2018 11:09 PM (IqV8l)

339 I want to reach out and grab ya. Pretty sure Prince wrote Morris Day songs.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at July 09, 2018 11:09 PM (PUmDY)

340

You should see the ads for takeout pizza in Japan. Edamame, corn and crab Pizza.

Blecch. Even separately those ingredients don't sound appetizing.

I used to be the manager at the #2 Pizza Inn in the country during my yoot.. They introduced a Taco Pizza that was pretty good. Pre-made sauce so we couldn't screw it up, put lettuce on top after cooking. Innovative, but didn't go over well.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy at July 09, 2018 11:09 PM (HaL55)

341

Some of their stuff is good; I especially like "I Can't Take It." OTOH, I cannot for the life of me figure out the song "Dream Police." It sounds to me something like an indecipherable Weird Al parody.
Posted by: qdpsteve at July 09, 2018 11:08 PM (eMKNe)


Annnnnnn eternalllll flaaaaaaaaaaame

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 11:10 PM (pUDQf)

342 327 there were a lot of perv songs in the 1980s

I give you Morris Day
youtube.com/watch?v=qX1o-os-TMs
Posted by: boulder t'hobo at July 09, 2018 11:08 PM (6FqZa)

--Frankie says relax.

Posted by: logprof at July 09, 2018 11:10 PM (e7oj4)

343 So a study is correlating internet searches to births per 1000. Top positive correlations are related to babies, pregnancy, and marriage, obviously. Top negative correlations have to do with cats, cat food, pot, and music that potheads listen to.

Posted by: BourbonChicken at July 09, 2018 11:10 PM (rnAwa)

344 Backwards Boy, yup. "Taco Pizza" or "Mexican Pizza" can be great if it's done just right, but it's tricky IMHO.

Posted by: qdpsteve at July 09, 2018 11:10 PM (eMKNe)

345 298 We says these things as jokes. However, it is now IMPOSSIBLE to parody the lefties.

https://twitter.com/AlexPappas/status/1016499063657844736
Posted by: Circa (Insert Year Here) at July 09, 2018 11:02 PM (w//GY)


I like the picture of the girl holding the sign "I'm protesting but I don't know why".

It was probably a photoshop, but if it was real she is an expert troll.

Posted by: rickl at July 09, 2018 11:10 PM (sdi6R)

346 BackwardsBoy

The one in Wichita, or Manhattan?

Posted by: NaCly Dog at July 09, 2018 11:11 PM (hyuyC)

347 Well, Jury duty tomorrow so I need to get to bed. Don't want to wake up late.

Posted by: AshevilleRobert at July 09, 2018 11:11 PM (w+Jhj)

348 Super. Good luck.

Thanks!

Posted by: Blanco Basura - It's OK, I'm with the banned at July 09, 2018 11:11 PM (IcT7t)

349 AlaBAMA, at least that song makes sense: it's an arena rock torch song.

But "Dream Police"? WTF?? What, the guy was dreaming about this ex-girlfriend so much, the gal got creeped out and ordered the Dream Police to serve him with a Dream Restraining Order????

Posted by: qdpsteve at July 09, 2018 11:11 PM (eMKNe)

350 Everyone have a great night. Remember, HCWNBPOTUS.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at July 09, 2018 11:12 PM (hyuyC)

351 Nationalist Ann Coulter.

He likes women's basketball. Surely, THAT will be enough for Susan Collins.
9:17 PM · Jul 9, 2018

LOeffingL.

https://mobile.twitter.com/AnnCoulter/status/ 1016491681246515200

Posted by: 1st world problems yoga studio at July 09, 2018 11:12 PM (8SG/h)

352 Posted by: San Franpsycho at July 09, 2018 11:09 PM (EZebt)

Questioning? I know I don't want to hear the answer.

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at July 09, 2018 11:13 PM (3Pma+)

353 there were a lot of perv songs in the 1980s
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Does Darling Nikki count as "pervy" or "flat out obscene?"

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at July 09, 2018 11:14 PM (Y3W45)

354 Constitution as written, informed by history, and tradition, and precedent

This jumped out at me when I was listening to him today.

Are those "living Constitution" weasel words, or is there some other interpretation I should assume?
Posted by: mindful webworker - informed by AoSHQ at July 09, 2018 10:44 PM (lMyeR)



Precedent is pure BS but accepted doctrine.

Nobody takes an oath on SCOTUS decisions.

Posted by: Burnt Toast at July 09, 2018 11:14 PM (1g7ch)

355 I'm not sure the lyrics of any pop/rock song really make sense.

It's an emotional experience.

Posted by: eleven at July 09, 2018 11:14 PM (+lOpA)

356 351 Nationalist Ann Coulter.

He likes women's basketball. Surely, THAT will be enough for Susan Collins.


LOeffingL.

Posted by: 1st world problems yoga studio at July 09, 2018 11:12 PM (8SG/h


Troll level: Epic

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 11:14 PM (pUDQf)

357 >>I used to be the manager at the #2 Pizza Inn in the country during my yoot.. They introduced a Taco Pizza that was pretty good. Pre-made sauce so we couldn't screw it up, put lettuce on top after cooking. Innovative,


That's wrong.

We used to make a Salad Pizza for the IBM Secretaries. Pizza shell with 1/2 marinara 1/2 pizza sauce. Parm. Cooked to crisp. Let cool 5-7 minutes. Add cold Shredded Greens and top w/ Thin sliced Tomato and Italian Dressing.

Posted by: garrett at July 09, 2018 11:14 PM (S0dXX)

358 Yud: Darling Nikki was 'obscene' by 1984 standards.
Today it's just garden-variety pervy.

Posted by: qdpsteve at July 09, 2018 11:15 PM (eMKNe)

359 Is there a story behind this question?
Posted by: Legion of Gloomer at July 09, 2018 10:53 PM (D3pFZ)


Only that. I got advance warning and I made the host warn the ex girlfriend because I didn't want her to feel ambushed or set up.
We acted like adults and she left early.

The best way to estimate the worth of someone is how they treat people that have no real value to them when there are no witnesses.
She always failed that test, but fortunately, there were witnesses she wanted to impress this time.

Posted by: Kindltot at July 09, 2018 11:15 PM (2K6fY)

360 Personally, I'm partial to Pat Boone's non-rock rendition of "It's A Long Way To The Top (If You Want To Rock And Roll)".

https://youtu.be/RYy5-r6nUD4

But, then, I just have a little bit of a soft spot for non-rock songs about rock. Here's the late, great Robert Palmer, with a nice jazz tune called Top 40...

https://youtu.be/sKLyV-UWTZ8

I also looked for the Village People classic Rock And Roll Is Back Again, but they took it down from YooToob for some reason. Baw!

Posted by: Prothonotary Warbler, Super-Elite at July 09, 2018 11:15 PM (wSC8T)

361 Yes, I like Steve Miller. Saw him in the early days and during the Fly Like An Eagle tour. He's a good musician and knows how to write a song with a hook.

One of my Scottish Folds is name Maurice.

Posted by: Notsothoreau at July 09, 2018 11:15 PM (Lqy/e)

362 (She's Only) 17 by Winger.

Posted by: garrett at July 09, 2018 11:16 PM (S0dXX)

363 Some of their stuff is good; I especially like "I Can't Take It." OTOH, I cannot for the life of me figure out the song "Dream Police." It sounds to me something like an indecipherable Weird Al parody."

That's funny, because "Dream Police" is my absolute favorite Cheap Trick song.

The guy has voices in his head that persecute him, duh. and that driving beat is about the best they ever did!

EVERY DAY AND NIGHT THEY'RE DRIVING ME INSANE!
THOSE MEN INSIDE MY BRAIN!!!

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 09, 2018 11:16 PM (V2Yro)

364 -
--
I used to be the manager at the #2 Pizza Inn in the
country during my yoot.. They introduced a Taco Pizza that was pretty
good. Pre-made sauce so we couldn't screw it up, put lettuce on top
after cooking. Innovative, but didn't go over well.


Posted by: BackwardsBoy at July 09, 2018 11:09 PM

-----------------------


I'm not in marketing, but "#2 Pizza Inn" sounds like a horrible name for a restaurant.


Posted by: irright at July 09, 2018 11:16 PM (RVcmP)

365

BackwardsBoy

The one in Wichita, or Manhattan?


Huntsville, Al of all places. #1 store at that time was in Texas near the corporate office.


Got on TV once when a local interest crew came in one day and asked if anyone knew how to spin pizza dough above their head, which I did. That was fun.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy at July 09, 2018 11:16 PM (HaL55)

366 "My 13 year old son is interested in getting into programming for video
games. Unfortunately, his ambition is bigger than his knowledge, at the
moment. Any recommendations on a starter programming language that's
gonna let him do more than "Hello, World"



==
No One of Consequence, try Python.

Posted by: votermom pimping NEW Moron-authored books! at July 09, 2018 11:16 PM (hMwEB)

367 304 I know I keep being cryptic but I just can't give details. I am sorry about that.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:51 PM (NWiLs)

Be patient, never give up, keep fighting, keep punching back, then within time you will be throwing and landing haymaker after haymker.

Trust me I know. Been fighting for 6 years and I'm in the offensive phase punching back twice as hard and throwing haymaker phase.

Posted by: 1st world problems yoga studio at July 09, 2018 11:16 PM (8SG/h)

368

I'm not in marketing, but "#2 Pizza Inn" sounds like a horrible name for a restaurant.



Sales. We were #2 in total sales.

And yes, I know: phrasing.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy at July 09, 2018 11:17 PM (HaL55)

369 Best non-standard pizza Ive had was a rabbit pizza in Malta. Some bbq'ish sauce drizzle and local goat cheese, and the charred rabbit bits.

Posted by: Jean at July 09, 2018 11:17 PM (MS0+a)

370 Tom Servo, so "Dream Police" is a fun song about schizophrenia. Makes perfect sense. ;-)

I admit I hear the lyrics as:

The Dream Police, they're inside of my head
The Dream Police, I'd be better off dead

Posted by: qdpsteve at July 09, 2018 11:17 PM (eMKNe)

371 Insomniac
I hope you have someone you are able to grind out your frustrations with. My oldest and closest friend has been going through some hairy shit. High stress job retirement coming up almost soon enough and a douche of a girlfriend. He texts me a bunch and I try to keep him laughing. It seems to help.
Come here for laughter and be around people who you may never meet but who genuinely care about your well being.

Posted by: Winston at July 09, 2018 11:17 PM (wgCUV)

372 Prince was the king of pervs.
gett offf . . .

Posted by: boulder t'hobo at July 09, 2018 11:18 PM (6FqZa)

373 358 Yud: Darling Nikki was 'obscene' by 1984 standards.
Today it's just garden-variety pervy.

Posted by: qdpsteve at July 09, 2018 11:15 PM (eMKNe)

++++

Please. That was just Al and Tipper Gore pretending to have morals for the rubes in Tennessee.

Posted by: Anon Y. Mous at July 09, 2018 11:18 PM (1F9jV)

374 Prince was a perv but that dude was a serious musician. From song writing to multiple instruments to putting on a show. Had it all.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 11:19 PM (pUDQf)

375 I'm not in marketing, but "#2 Pizza Inn" sounds like a horrible name for a restaurant.


....


#2 Pizza Inn: Our Pizza's The Sh*t!

Posted by: Bitter Clinger at July 09, 2018 11:19 PM (5kJKJ)

376 370 Tom Servo, so "Dream Police" is a fun song about schizophrenia. Makes perfect sense. ;-) "

They're like some of my relatives, they're trying to put the "Fun" into "Dysfunctional".

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 09, 2018 11:19 PM (V2Yro)

377 >> I know I keep being cryptic but I just can't give details. I am sorry about that.


It's ok, Bro.

We've all been there.

You want to quit the Gay Porn biz, get your shot together...

but the money is just too damn good.

Posted by: garrett at July 09, 2018 11:20 PM (S0dXX)

378 Holy smokes, I recognize that mountain cabin. I've spent several nights in it...
Posted by: Steve
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Curiously, I find the cabin more appealing than the Caribbean (?, wherever) location.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at July 09, 2018 11:20 PM (I83yK)

379 I just hope Kavanaugh can live up to his new codename Supreme Court Justice XX.

Posted by: votermom pimping NEW Moron-authored books! at July 09, 2018 11:20 PM (hMwEB)

380 358 Yud: Darling Nikki was 'obscene' by 1984 standards.
Today it's just garden-variety pervy.
Posted by: qdpsteve at July 09, 2018 11:15 PM (eMKNe)

*LICK*

Posted by: Ariana Grande at July 09, 2018 11:20 PM (e7oj4)

381 Anon, why I put obscene in scare quotes.
WASP was doing a lot worse in 1984 than Prince, as I recall.

Posted by: qdpsteve at July 09, 2018 11:20 PM (eMKNe)

382 Tom Servo, hmm, I'll have to give it another listen

Posted by: qdpsteve at July 09, 2018 11:21 PM (eMKNe)

383 I'm not in marketing, but "#2 Pizza Inn" sounds like a horrible name for a restaurant.
---------

Didn't Avis have an ad something like that?

"We're number two!"

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at July 09, 2018 11:21 PM (I83yK)

384 IIRC, Clarence Carter was nasty before nasty became a thing.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 11:22 PM (pUDQf)

385 >>WASP was doing a lot worse in 1984


ARE YOU READY TO ROCK!!!?

Posted by: Blackie Lawless at July 09, 2018 11:22 PM (S0dXX)

386 Mike Hammer, for Avis it was "We Try Harder."

I admit it gave them a kind of pitiful public image IMHO.

Posted by: qdpsteve at July 09, 2018 11:22 PM (eMKNe)

387 I admit, Cheap Trick is a band with balls.

They've had hits covering both the Beatles (Magical Mystery Tour) AND Elvis (Don't Be Cruel).

Posted by: qdpsteve at July 09, 2018 11:23 PM (eMKNe)

388 She stroke Clarence Carter,
But don't stroke so fast,
If my stuff ain't tight snuff,
You can stick it up my....wooh!

I be strokin' !

Posted by: Clarence Carter at July 09, 2018 11:24 PM (5kJKJ)

389 Posted by: garrett at July 09, 2018 11:20 PM (S0dXX)

That hash. I want it.

Posted by: hope solo at July 09, 2018 11:24 PM (6FqZa)

390 >>Mike Hammer, for Avis it was "We Try Harder."


Be a good Slogan for a Weight Watchers Dating Site.

Posted by: garrett at July 09, 2018 11:24 PM (S0dXX)

391 Anon, Tipper Gore sure got herself a lot of (bad) press.

I still remember both Frank Zappa and John Denver testifying against her in Congress.

Posted by: qdpsteve at July 09, 2018 11:24 PM (eMKNe)

392

Curiously, I find the cabin more appealing than the Caribbean (?, wherever) location.


Not me. I'd be out there with an ultralight spinning rod in one hand and a cup of covfeve in the other first thing in the morning. Luv warm weather and water. Haven't been able to fish in over 10 years now.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy at July 09, 2018 11:24 PM (HaL55)

393 Prince was a perv but that dude was a serious musician. From song writing to multiple instruments to putting on a show. Had it all.
Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 11:19 PM (pUDQf)

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I really didn't care for the style of the music he created, except when it came to Purple Rain, and that hotter than the Sun Goddess, Apollonia.

That said, by all accounts, he was an instrumental and all things music freaking prodigy. Gotta give a h/t to the plain old raw talent he had.

Posted by: Calm Mentor at July 09, 2018 11:25 PM (Lob1a)

394 Man.

The more I read the IG report stuff the more I think of Comey as somebody who tried to be a "straight shooter" when somebody had bent the dimensions. And the would-be boyscout was thrown in over his head.

In the end, I think he was thoroughly turned by Trump's (warranted) rejection of his coverup attempts.

Posted by: Axeman at July 09, 2018 11:26 PM (YOhRS)

395
Anon, Tipper Gore sure got herself a lot of (bad) press.

I still remember both Frank Zappa and John Denver testifying against her in Congress.
Posted by: qdpsteve


And Dee Snider

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at July 09, 2018 11:27 PM (IqV8l)

396 Calm Mentor, oh man.

Prince had a whole stable (pun intended) of vixenette groups. Anyone else remember Vanity 6?

Also, Rick James' Mary Jane Girls. (Who are better left forgotten, unfortunately.)

Posted by: qdpsteve at July 09, 2018 11:27 PM (eMKNe)

397 387 I admit, Cheap Trick is a band with balls.

They've had hits covering both the Beatles (Magical Mystery Tour) AND Elvis (Don't Be Cruel).

Posted by: qdpsteve at July 09, 2018 11:23 PM (eMKNe)

++++

They had a hit with Don't Be Cruel, but their cover of Magical Mystery Tour didn't chart. But, that didn't stop them. They put it on their Greatest Hits album anyway. lol.

Posted by: Anon Y. Mous at July 09, 2018 11:27 PM (1F9jV)

398 I still remember both Frank Zappa and John Denver testifying against her in Congress.
Posted by: qdpsteve

And Dee Snider
---
Southern Strategy: the parties switched.

Posted by: True Believer in the Southern Strategy Narrative at July 09, 2018 11:28 PM (YOhRS)

399 Sorry, had to jump off for a bit

260 244. My dude, take whoever it is with you. Or, alternately, sell or 'convert' (not advocating arson) whatever it is and then hit the road. Ya been in Mullet Land too long.
Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, SMR and Ancient Slavonaut Newsletters at July 09, 2018 10:55 PM (fA1SL)

Can't do that. Legal reasons. And I've just been stuck in my own life too long.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 11:28 PM (NWiLs)

400 From Shannon Bream on Twitter:

"Literally had to bail on our live show from #SCOTUS. Moving the show back to the safety of the studio. See y'all at 11p "

Violence prone libs protesting outside the court forced her back to the studio for safety reasons. How sick these people are!

Posted by: IrishEi at July 09, 2018 11:29 PM (HiDrR)

401 Dream Police 1979 promo video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yRRqxJHQmA

damn I can't believe that's almost 40 years old now.

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 09, 2018 11:29 PM (V2Yro)

402 Oh I love Prince. I have a woodcut of Prince. He's my spirit animal. Except for the fentanyl.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at July 09, 2018 11:30 PM (Y3W45)

403 I forgot about Dee Snider.

Posted by: qdpsteve at July 09, 2018 11:30 PM (eMKNe)

404 Mike Hammer, for Avis it was "We Try Harder."

I admit it gave them a kind of pitiful public image IMHO.
Posted by: qdpsteve
-----------

Paid off biggly though:

https://preview.tinyurl.com/q93vr2m

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at July 09, 2018 11:30 PM (I83yK)

405 Democracy is what WE THE PEOPLE SAY it is!!

Posted by: Outraged Libs at July 09, 2018 11:30 PM (YOhRS)

406 Clarence Carter was from Alabama, was also a blind singer like Ray Charles. His most famous song was Patches, which he didn't want to publish but was convinced to by the label. He recorded at the now famous FAME studio in Muscle Shoals, where greats like Aretha Franklin and Otis Redding.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 11:31 PM (pUDQf)

407 Posted by: garrett at July 09, 2018 11:20 PM (S0dXX)

Shot or shit? Many, many different meanings

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at July 09, 2018 11:31 PM (3Pma+)

408 304 I know I keep being cryptic but I just can't give details. I am sorry about that.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 10:51 PM (NWiLs)

---
not to worry: we'll make some up for the day walkers to obsess over...

because the ONT is staffed by givers/


Posted by: redc1c4 at July 09, 2018 11:03 PM (rjbMC)

That could be...interesting.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 11:32 PM (NWiLs)

409 youtube.com/watch?v=MV_3Dpw-BRY

Nightcall by Kavinsky

Posted by: hope solo at July 09, 2018 11:33 PM (6FqZa)

410 407 Posted by: garrett at July 09, 2018 11:20 PM (S0dXX)

Shot or shit? Many, many different meanings
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at July 09, 2018 11:31 PM (3Pma+)

Shot, money.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 11:33 PM (NWiLs)

411 My 13 year old son is interested in getting into programming for video games. Unfortunately, his ambition is bigger than his knowledge, at the moment. Any recommendations on a starter programming language that's gonna let him do more than "Hello, World"

This may be too simple, but another place to learn about programming is to use Scratch on a website from MIT. If you search scratch and MIT, you will find it. We use it at my school.

Posted by: Philippians at July 09, 2018 11:33 PM (/DvFd)

412

Oh I love Prince. I have a woodcut of Prince. He's my spirit animal. Except for the fentanyl.

I didn't care much for him until recently. What a monster player he was.

And I still wonder where his guitar went to at the George Harrison concert. Could still be in LEO for all I know.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy at July 09, 2018 11:33 PM (HaL55)

413 /off butt sock

Posted by: boulder t'hobo at July 09, 2018 11:33 PM (6FqZa)

414 >>>damn I can't believe that's almost 40 years old now.


Really, I thought we were all 29 here

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at July 09, 2018 11:33 PM (3Pma+)

415 395
Anon, Tipper Gore sure got herself a lot of (bad) press.

I still remember both Frank Zappa and John Denver testifying against her in Congress.
Posted by: qdpsteve

And Dee Snider

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at July 09, 2018 11:27 PM (IqV8l)

++++

I don't think that hurt the Gores much with their intended audience. It probably helped them. Gore wanted to burnish his conservative credentials with the bubbas back home. He liked to play the conservative Democrat at election time.

Posted by: Anon Y. Mous at July 09, 2018 11:34 PM (1F9jV)

416 My papa was a great ole man,
I can see him with a shovel in his hand,
Education he never had,
But he did wonders when the times got bad

Patches I'm depending on you son

Posted by: Clarence Carter at July 09, 2018 11:34 PM (5kJKJ)

417 Al Gore was done in by a creepy kiss.

That will never, ever not make me smile.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 11:35 PM (pUDQf)

418 416 My papa was a great ole man,
I can see him with a shovel in his hand,
Education he never had,
But he did wonders when the times got bad

Patches I'm depending on you son
Posted by: Clarence Carter at July 09, 2018 11:34 PM (5kJKJ

It's a really good song. But it was personal and I can see why he didn't want to record it.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 11:36 PM (pUDQf)

419 Hello ONT!

*thinks of something original*

Tipper Gore sucks.

Prince rocks.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at July 09, 2018 11:36 PM (fuK7c)

420

Really, I thought we were all 29 here


Time does indeed slip into the future.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy at July 09, 2018 11:36 PM (HaL55)

421 Unless there is some history of immoral actions or refusal to follow the law in their rulngs, a President of whatever party should have their SC nominee rubber stamped. Especially if they had already been confirmed as a Justice on the Court of Appeals.

The Dems announcing they oppose any Trump pick is insane. It makes me go Hulk.

Posted by: Lancelot Link Secret Agent Chimp at July 09, 2018 11:37 PM (2DOZq)

422 The first AC/DC song would be great for Trump rallies. Maybe better would be Dirty Deeds since that would be a troll master song to make lefty heads explode.

Posted by: X-ray at July 09, 2018 11:37 PM (Mxa6K)

423 ...In a normal universe I wouldn't worry at all, but these leagues take things very seriously.

Posted by: Ladyl at July 09, 2018 10:59 PM (TdMsT)




When I was a wee lad, there was no such thing as "aluminum 12 oz. cans." Nope, nothing but solid steel, and you opened 'em with a proper can opener, aka "Church Key".

These cans when properly prepared and assembled together with copious lengths of Duct Tape, then became very effective Tennis Ball Canons.

We fueled ours with a spray bottle filled with 90% Isopropyl Alcohol... other folks used Aqua-Net hairspray to good effect.

Ladyl.... I'm thinking you touch-off a volley from a tennis ball canon from "at the net" distance, and NO ONE would be able to hit the return.

And, I'd even imagine that there's not even a prohibition on a Tennis Ball Canon in the rules.

Cause no one but the Moron Horde would be sufficiently whacked as to think of such a thing.

Please extend my greetings to the Referee! *moons Ref* (__!__)




Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at July 09, 2018 11:37 PM (QzJWU)

424 Posted by: BackwardsBoy at July 09, 2018 11:33 PM (HaL55)
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Yeah. That was a tough show to steal.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at July 09, 2018 11:37 PM (Y3W45)

425 Fun fact about Prince... he wrote the song Manic Monday, by The Bangles!

He wrote it specifically for Susanna Hoffs, because he wanted her to leave The Bangles and join his stable of protegee/lovers.

She took the song, but didn't give Prince what he was hoping for in return.

Bonus fun fact.... When The Bangles recorded their hit song Eternal Flame, Susanna Hoffs was naked! Their agent had previously worked with Olivia Newton-John, and he told Hoffs that Newton-John recorded all her love ballads naked so she'd feel more vulnerable, and that vulnerability made the song better. This, by the way, was not actually true; that agent just made it all up so he could see Susanna Hoffs naked.

So, I have a new hero, and I don't even know the guy's name. Well played, sir! Well played.

Posted by: Prothonotary Warbler, Super-Elite at July 09, 2018 11:38 PM (wSC8T)

426 422 The first AC/DC song would be great for Trump rallies. Maybe better would be Dirty Deeds since that would be a troll master song to make lefty heads explode.
Posted by: X-ray at July 09, 2018 11:37 PM (Mxa6K)

Big Balls

Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 11:38 PM (NWiLs)

427 In Afghanistan last week, Chase Prasnicki chose to lead by volunteering to go out on a mission on what was his third full day in the country. He was caught at the wrong place at the wrong time; he probably never saw the enemy. He was out front.

Volunteering to be out front is what young US Army lieutenants do. It is what West Point graduates do, and some of the best are West Point football players.

WSLS in Roanoke, VA reports that funeral arrangements have been set for 1Lt Prasnicki Tuesday, July 10th, 11 a.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Lexington, with internment immediately following at Greenhill Cemetery in Buena Vista.

https://bleacherreport.com/articles/1241871

---

*SALUTE*

RIP Sir.

IED'd on his third day in-country...

Posted by: SMH - Get right or get left at July 09, 2018 11:38 PM (B7V5e)

428 The time machine that ace totally doesn't have allows all of us 29 year olds to recall events from the sixties.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at July 09, 2018 11:38 PM (fuK7c)

429 Very awesome Prince Minneapolis bootleg when he was debuting Purple Rain material. Wendy's 1st show with Prince...

https://m.mixcloud.com/CanEyePlayWithU/1983-the-avenue-3rd-august/

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at July 09, 2018 11:39 PM (PUmDY)

430 This may be too simple, but another place to learn about programming is to use Scratch on a website from MIT. If you search scratch and MIT, you will find it. We use it at my school.
Posted by: Philippians at July 09, 2018 11:33 PM (/DvFd)

Yeah we're familiar with Scratch. He's used it before. I think he's ready to move on.

Posted by: No One of Consequence at July 09, 2018 11:40 PM (+F0Wk)

431 In beautiful Soviet resort town of Pripyat, Purple Rain nothing to get excited about.

Posted by: Nikolai Yehzov at July 09, 2018 11:40 PM (/occK)

432 Clarence Carter was from Alabama, was also a blind singer like Ray Charles. His most famous song was Patches, which he didn't want to publish but was convinced to by the label.

...

Wasn't Patches a cover tune?

Posted by: Bitter Clinger at July 09, 2018 11:40 PM (5kJKJ)

433 Posted by: Prothonotary Warbler, Super-Elite at July 09, 2018 11:38 PM (wSC8T)
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Pure genius.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at July 09, 2018 11:40 PM (Y3W45)

434 Once at PizzaRev, I tried some capers on my pizza.

Wasn't impressed. Bleah.
Posted by: qdpsteve at July 09, 2018 11:04 PM (eMKNe)

You should have asked for Canadian capers:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mx9TMcpM-4Q

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at July 09, 2018 11:40 PM (a2xQ5)

435
Bonus fun fact.... When The Bangles recorded their hit song Eternal Flame, Susanna Hoffs was naked! Their agent had previously worked with Olivia Newton-John, and he told Hoffs that Newton-John recorded all her love ballads naked so she'd feel more vulnerable, and that vulnerability made the song better. This, by the way, was not actually true; that agent just made it all up so he could see Susanna Hoffs naked.

So, I have a new hero, and I don't even know the guy's name. Well played, sir! Well played.
Posted by: Prothonotary Warbler, Super-Elite at July 09, 2018 11:38 PM (wSC8T

I really want that story to be true. Hoffs on a shag rug, nude and by the fire...

Sorry, what was I saying?

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 11:40 PM (pUDQf)

436
Dogs put up and fed, evening prayers said, medicine taken. Good night, Hordians. Coffee time is 0500 here at Schloss Hadrian.

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at July 09, 2018 11:41 PM (LsBY9)

437 Rick Nielsen was on an episode of American Pickers. Seemed like a neat guy and a hoarder.

Posted by: Lancelot Link Secret Agent Chimp at July 09, 2018 11:41 PM (2DOZq)

438 Prince liked doe-eyed brunettes---all his proteges fit that bill.
But he was supposed to be gay.

Posted by: JoeF. at July 09, 2018 11:41 PM (o1fzk)

439 And half a jar of Prego from the very back of the refrigerator that expired three months ago.


That brought back a college memory of me at my boyfriend's apartment. He was cutting the mold off some cheese so he could make grilled cheese sandwiches.

Posted by: nerdygirl at July 09, 2018 11:42 PM (+lVUW)

440 I, for the life of me, can't see Dream Police being about schizophrenia.

Perceptions are so different. Weird.

Posted by: eleven at July 09, 2018 11:43 PM (+lOpA)

441 Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara, now with a spark of divinity at July 09, 2018 10:20

And for all those freaking out about the fact that Kavanaugh clered for Kennedy...have they forgotten so did Gorsuch?

Posted by: Farmer at July 09, 2018 11:43 PM (fcxoA)

442 Posted by: Prothonotary Warbler, Super-Elite at July 09, 2018 11:38 PM (wSC8T)

Susanna Hoffs aged really really well.

Posted by: Lancelot Link Secret Agent Chimp at July 09, 2018 11:43 PM (2DOZq)

443 Unless there is some history of immoral actions or refusal to follow the law in their rulngs, a President of whatever party should have their SC nominee rubber stamped. Especially if they had already been confirmed as a Justice on the Court of Appeals.

The Dems announcing they oppose any Trump pick is insane. It makes me go Hulk.
Posted by: Lancelot Link Secret Agent Chimp at July 09, 2018 11:37 PM (2DOZq)

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Fear not. There are at least 5 seriously Trump state Dems up for reelection in November. If they value their jobs, and who among them does not, at least 3 of the 5 will vote to nominate.

That will overcome any Snowe/Collins defectors on the GOPe side, along with a a Pence vote.

Thank you, Hairy Reed for showing the way.

Posted by: Calm Mentor at July 09, 2018 11:43 PM (Lob1a)

444 Also killed in the attack was SGT James L. Skalberg Jr. of Cullman, Alabama.

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RIP Sergeant.

brb...

Posted by: SMH - Get right or get left at July 09, 2018 11:43 PM (B7V5e)

445 374 Prince was a perv but that dude was a serious musician. From song writing to multiple instruments to putting on a show. Had it all.
Posted by: AlaBAMA



He was a creepy weirdo but his talent was unquestionable. An amazing musician.

Posted by: Puddleglum at July 09, 2018 11:43 PM (b7hVa)

446 Man , that is a funny quote by Terry Gilliam.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at July 09, 2018 11:43 PM (AllCR)

447 Prince may have been the least gay American of all time.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at July 09, 2018 11:44 PM (Y3W45)

448
Wasn't Patches a cover tune?
Posted by: Bitter Clinger at July 09, 2018 11:40 PM (5kJKJ

Holy crap. You're right. I thought he wrote it. It was in the documentary, him talking about not wanting to record it. I assumed it was because it was personal. But you're correct. General Johnson and Ron Dunbar wrote it. Good catch!

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 11:44 PM (pUDQf)

449 Susanna Hoffs aged really really well.
Posted by: Lancelot Link Secret Agent Chimp at July 09, 2018 11:43 PM (2DOZq)


Loverly.

Posted by: eleven at July 09, 2018 11:44 PM (+lOpA)

450 When The Bangles recorded their hit song Eternal Flame, Susanna Hoffs was naked! Their agent had previously worked with Olivia Newton-John, and he told Hoffs that Newton-John recorded all her love ballads naked so she'd feel more vulnerable, and that vulnerability made the song better. This, by the way, was not actually true; that agent just made it all up so he could see Susanna Hoffs naked.

Or maybe both are true.

See '24 Hour Party People' on how Martin Hannett got the perfect sound for Joy Division, 'She's Lost Control'.

Studio engineers sometimes have an ear. . .

Posted by: boulder t'hobo at July 09, 2018 11:44 PM (6FqZa)

451 So watching CNN for a few minutes, turned away, turned back, and they are still talking about the SC pick.

As far as I can tell, according to CNN, the only reason Trump chose Kavanaugh is that years ago somewhere in a ruling, K wrote that the President should not be burdened by subpoena or court action when in office.
This is either the primary reason, or the only reason that Trump selected him.
I am so glad that CNN has gotten to the innermost of the decision process of the pick.


Now you understand the attack theme of the evening. It could change by morning, however.


When, exactly, do we go into a Constitutional crisis? Is there an email that goes out, or something?




Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at July 09, 2018 11:44 PM (UsCnO)

452 Your capers, please.

Posted by: Gestapo agent in the movies at July 09, 2018 11:44 PM (IqV8l)

453 Big Balls
Posted by: Insomniac at July 09, 2018 11:38 PM (NWiLs)

You're right that would be a better trolling pick.

Posted by: X-ray at July 09, 2018 11:45 PM (Mxa6K)

454 I am apparently the new Willow. From last thread:

Soros had signs printed for all of the possible picks, natch.sted by: Alberta Oil Peon at July 09, 2018 10:51 PM (a2xQ5)

That sounds like quite a reasonable possibility. Does Soros actually give ANY money to anything worthwhile or just left wing causes and agitation, because (his dangerous opinions and actions aside) I think it's a sin for someone with that much money not to give to say-Meals on Wheels, or Habitat for Humanity or Food pantries or any number of organization that actually do GOOD in helping individual people I feel the same way about Hillary.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at July 09, 2018 11:45 PM (AllCR)

455 381 Anon, why I put obscene in scare quotes.
WASP was doing a lot worse in 1984 than Prince, as I recall.
Posted by: qdpsteve



And Motley Crue, LA Guns, RATT, etc.

Posted by: Puddleglum at July 09, 2018 11:45 PM (b7hVa)

456 Clarence Carter was from Alabama, was also a blind singer like Ray Charles. His most famous song was Patches, which he didn't want to publish but was convinced to by the label.

....

I heard two musicians arguing about it at the bar years ago.

Only version I've ever heard was from Dr. CC.

Posted by: Bitter Clinger at July 09, 2018 11:46 PM (5kJKJ)

457 AOP, oh man. Liberace.
Definitely a more interesting guy than seemed on the surface...

Posted by: qdpsteve at July 09, 2018 11:47 PM (eMKNe)

458 Puddleglum, yup. But I was a very sheltered kid in the early 1980s.

Posted by: qdpsteve at July 09, 2018 11:47 PM (eMKNe)

459
I heard two musicians arguing about it at the bar years ago.

Only version I've ever heard was from Dr. CC.
Posted by: Bitter Clinger at July 09, 2018 11:46 PM (5kJKJ

Carter won a Grammy for it but I read now that The Chairman of the Board released it first.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 11:48 PM (pUDQf)

460

Studio engineers sometimes have an ear. . .


You really need to watch this.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G2Rhh_4GZmU

Posted by: BackwardsBoy at July 09, 2018 11:48 PM (HaL55)

461 Dirtiest song in the 80's was the B-52's Roam. IMHO.

Posted by: Lancelot Link Secret Agent Chimp at July 09, 2018 11:49 PM (2DOZq)

462 That does seem worth checking out, BTH! I might have to do that tomorrow night, because it's about time for me to hit the sack now.

Good night, everyone!

Posted by: Prothonotary Warbler, Super-Elite at July 09, 2018 11:49 PM (wSC8T)

463 If you haven't seen it, it's highly recommended that you check out the documentary called Muscle Shoals. Tells the history of Fame studio in Florence, Alabama. Really amazing that this little studio was such a hot spot for recording.

Even The Rolling Stones recorded there.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 11:51 PM (pUDQf)

464

'Night PW. Hopefully B'Gal will start yawning soon so I can put her to bed.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy at July 09, 2018 11:51 PM (HaL55)

465 That brought back a college memory of me at my
boyfriend's apartment. He was cutting the mold off some cheese so he
could make grilled cheese sandwiches.
Posted by: nerdygirl at July 09, 2018 11:42 PM (+lVUW)


Cheese is not so much of a problem, it is traditional to cut the mold off of that.

Jams and jelly however are not as impermeable, and the mold hyphae go deep into that stuff even if you can't see it.

Mom was famous for scraping mold off of jam. *sigh*

I miss mom.

Posted by: Kindltot at July 09, 2018 11:52 PM (2K6fY)

466 451 Left Coast Dog

It is quite true that Kavanaugh said that. I'm sure it didn't hurt his chances!

Posted by: strawdog at July 09, 2018 11:52 PM (Cssks)

467 There was a fairly obscure singing girl named Genya Raven who had an album called Urban Desires.

"I won't sleep on the wet spot no more" was a pretty good dirty 80s song.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at July 09, 2018 11:52 PM (fuK7c)

468 At the beginning of his career, Prince was opening for Rick James. I think he was trying to outdo him with his lyrics.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at July 09, 2018 11:53 PM (PUmDY)

469 It is quite true that Kavanaugh said that. I'm sure it didn't hurt his chances!
Posted by: strawdog at July 09, 2018 11:52 PM (Cssks)

....

In a previous ruling relating to Obama.

Posted by: Bitter Clinger at July 09, 2018 11:53 PM (5kJKJ)

470 AOP, oh man. Liberace.
Definitely a more interesting guy than seemed on the surface...
Posted by: qdpsteve at July 09, 2018 11:47 PM (eMKNe)

Well, i couldn't find a twelve-inch pianist.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at July 09, 2018 11:54 PM (a2xQ5)

471 Dirtiest song in the 80's was the B-52's Roam.

Let me show you the world in my eyes . . .

Posted by: boulder t'hobo at July 09, 2018 11:54 PM (6FqZa)

472 YD, lol, true.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at July 09, 2018 11:56 PM (PUmDY)

473 Another dirty song from the 80's was Nasty Girl. I remember that as being used to great effect in some cheesy 80's college romp movie where some dudes were watching chicks shower through a window. Vanity6 recorded that, I believe.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 11:56 PM (pUDQf)

474 "Erotic City" earned me a grounding when my mom and dad heard it.

Posted by: SMH - Get right or get left at July 09, 2018 11:57 PM (B7V5e)

475 ( rolls over)
I knew it was going to be Kavenaugh
( rolls back over)

Posted by: Skip at July 09, 2018 11:58 PM (pHfeF)

476 Also, a Prince song, btw. The movie as Private School.

Lol, Prince was truly a perv of epic proportion.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 11:58 PM (pUDQf)

477 My mom didn't appreciate the genius that was Baby Got Back when that got played on the radio. Sigh.

Posted by: boulder t'hobo at July 09, 2018 11:58 PM (6FqZa)

478 Man.



The more I read the IG report stuff the more I think of Comey as
somebody who tried to be a "straight shooter" when somebody had bent the
dimensions. And the would-be boyscout was thrown in over his head.



In the end, I think he was thoroughly turned by Trump's (warranted) rejection of his coverup attempts.

Posted by: Axeman at July 09, 2018 11:26 PM (YOhRS)

No one is that credulous, Axeman. Comey was in on the deep state attempted coup right up to his bushy eyebrows.

Posted by: redbanzai the Southerner at July 09, 2018 11:58 PM (FTXAT)

479 Trojans and some of them used. Lol

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at July 10, 2018 12:00 AM (PUmDY)

480 Didn't know this but apparently Vanity, who was a Prince protege, died two months before Prince.

Weird world.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 10, 2018 12:01 AM (pUDQf)

481 69 It is quite true that Kavanaugh said that. I'm sure it didn't hurt his chances!
Posted by: strawdog at July 09, 2018 11:52 PM (Cssks)

....

In a previous ruling relating to Obama.

I don't know what the f*ck I'm talking about,

Self-correction.

Posted by: Bitter Clinger at July 09, 2018 11:53 PM (5kJKJ)

Posted by: Bitter Clinger at July 10, 2018 12:02 AM (5kJKJ)

482 I really want that story to be true. Hoffs on a shag rug, nude and by the fire...

Have a pic to go with it.

https://tinyurl.com/kpq3k8k

You're welcome.

Posted by: BourbonChicken at July 10, 2018 12:02 AM (rnAwa)

483 482 I really want that story to be true. Hoffs on a shag rug, nude and by the fire...

Have a pic to go with it.

https://tinyurl.com/kpq3k8k

You're welcome.
Posted by: BourbonChicken at July 10, 2018 12:02 AM (rnAwa)

I hope you get foot fungus, you bastard.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 10, 2018 12:03 AM (pUDQf)

484 There was some sort of controversy involving America's Sweetheart Mary Lou Retton and Little Red Corvette.

I don't remember it. I'm only 29.

I do remember the joke about her from the Wheaties campaign.

Q: Why does Mary Lou Retton smile all the time?

A: She found out what the big boys eat.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at July 10, 2018 12:03 AM (fuK7c)

485 Holy crap. You're right. I thought he wrote it. It was in the documentary, him talking about not wanting to record it. I assumed it was because it was personal. But you're correct. General Johnson and Ron Dunbar wrote it. Good catch!
Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 11:44 PM (pUDQf)

Well, it is a bit of a maudlin tune.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at July 10, 2018 12:03 AM (KqZTb)

486 >>I hope you get foot fungus, you bastard.


On your balls.

Posted by: garrett at July 10, 2018 12:03 AM (++EHR)

487 Time does indeed slip into the future.

NTP will fix that right up for you.

Posted by: Blanco Basura - It's OK, I'm with the banned at July 10, 2018 12:04 AM (IcT7t)

488 SMH : one time in Houston I heard some music I hadn't heard before, and blurted out, oh, is this Prince?

Turned out, no; it was gospel.

And people thought Ray Charles crossed the line . . .

Posted by: boulder t'hobo at July 10, 2018 12:06 AM (6FqZa)

489 483 482 I really want that story to be true. Hoffs on a shag rug, nude and by the fire...

Have a pic to go with it.

https://tinyurl.com/kpq3k8k

You're welcome.
Posted by: BourbonChicken at July 10, 2018 12:02 AM (rnAwa)

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lmao

Posted by: SMH - Get right or get left at July 10, 2018 12:07 AM (B7V5e)

490 If you weren't friends with Rosie, you were a nobody.

Posted by: Fritz at July 10, 2018 12:07 AM (kf11g)

491 Sugar Walls, Cream.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at July 10, 2018 12:08 AM (PUmDY)

492 we are gathered here today to do this thing called... life
youtube.com/watch?v=aXJhDltzYVQ

Posted by: boulder t'hobo at July 10, 2018 12:09 AM (6FqZa)

493 488 SMH : one time in Houston I heard some music I hadn't heard before, and blurted out, oh, is this Prince?

Turned out, no; it was gospel.

And people thought Ray Charles crossed the line . . .
Posted by: boulder t'hobo at July 10, 2018 12:06 AM (6FqZa)

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Yeah...when you mistake gospel music with Prince music, those making the gospel music may want to do some introspection.

Posted by: SMH - Get right or get left at July 10, 2018 12:09 AM (B7V5e)

494 Per wiki:

"The blind blues singer Clarence Carter heard the song, later saying: "I heard it on the Chairmen of the Board LP and liked it, but I had my own ideas about how it should be sung. It was my idea to make the song sound real natural..."[5] Initially he thought "that it would be degrading for a black man to sing a song so redolent of subjugation" but was persuaded to do so by record producer Rick Hall, who told him that it related to his own personal history as he was growing up.[6]"

Hrm. I would chance to say that there are plenty of white folks who grew up in similar circumstances in the back woods of the South.

This is what is so toxic about 'Us vs Them'. Once you start to believe that your race alone holds all the privation and trouble of the world, it really fucks with your world view.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at July 10, 2018 12:10 AM (KqZTb)

495
Pookette: Can God stop the rain?
Me (looking at the storm clouds): You'll have to ask Him and see what He says.
Pookette: God, can you please make it stop raining?

And it stopped. We went under storm clouds and didn't get rained on for the rest of the trip. O_O
Posted by: pookysgirl is kawaii'd out at July 09, 2018 10:56 PM



https://www.gocomics.com/ peanuts/1960/08/21
https://www.gocomics.com/ peanuts/1960/08/28
https://www.gocomics.com/ peanuts/1960/09/04

Posted by: Chuck C at July 10, 2018 12:10 AM (YTxkQ)

496 >>>damn I can't believe that's almost 40 years old now.

Really, I thought we were all 29 here


That's right. We were all only 2 years old when Nirvana's Nevermind came out 27 years ago.

Posted by: wooga at July 10, 2018 12:11 AM (n5VsB)

497 You are probably all aware of this, but I submit it for archival purposes.

There was a tribute to George Harrison in which Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne, Steve Winwood, Harrison's kid (hint, he's the one who looks exactly like young George Harrison) play "While My Guitar Gently Weeps".

And then Prince comes out at the end and shreds it. It's like, I knew he was good but....

https://youtu.be/6SFNW5F8K9Y

Posted by: Bandersnatch at July 10, 2018 12:12 AM (fuK7c)

498 This is what is so toxic about 'Us vs Them'. Once you start to believe that your race alone holds all the privation and trouble of the world, it really fucks with your world view.
Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at July 10, 2018 12:10 AM (KqZTb)

---

How about Hordelings vs Non-Hordelings?

Is that ok?

Posted by: SMH - Get right or get left at July 10, 2018 12:13 AM (B7V5e)

499 Don't forget that tomorrow night's Mega Million jackpot is worth $185.5 million cash*

*Before taxes and relatives.

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at July 10, 2018 12:14 AM (5sGD7)

500 Friend of the Blog, Mark Hemingway, puts SCOTUS pick in terms the Marxists/Feminists will understand.

Troll level: Better Than You.

https://mobile.twitter.com/Heminator/status/ 1016518937239056385

Posted by: 1st world problems yoga studio at July 10, 2018 12:16 AM (8SG/h)

501 How about Hordelings vs Non-Hordelings?

Is that ok?
Posted by: SMH - Get right or get left at July 10, 2018 12:13 AM (B7V5e)

Well of course!

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at July 10, 2018 12:16 AM (KqZTb)

502 From NYT: "A liberal's case for Brett Kavanaugh"

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/09/opinion/brett-
kavanaugh-supreme-court-trump.html

Posted by: qdpsteve at July 10, 2018 12:17 AM (eMKNe)

503 497 You are probably all aware of this, but I submit it for archival purposes.

There was a tribute to George Harrison in which Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne, Steve Winwood, Harrison's kid (hint, he's the one who looks exactly like young George Harrison) play "While My Guitar Gently Weeps".

And then Prince comes out at the end and shreds it. It's like, I knew he was good but....

https://youtu.be/6SFNW5F8K9Y
Posted by: Bandersnatch at July 10, 2018 12:12 AM (fuK7c

That's just plain otherworldly. That's a rock god moment, right there.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 10, 2018 12:18 AM (pUDQf)

504 I saw his last show here at the Fox when it was just him and a piano. He was very energetic, I couldn't believe he passed away so soon after that.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at July 10, 2018 12:18 AM (PUmDY)

505 Brett Kavanaugh. Call him Brett K. for short.

Posted by: Mega at July 10, 2018 12:19 AM (rv0Fo)

506 Prince > Roxette
youtube.com/watch?v=_jCuroTbqBI

Posted by: boulder t'hobo at July 10, 2018 12:20 AM (6FqZa)

507 Don't forget that tomorrow night's Mega Million jackpot is worth $185.5 million cash*

*Before taxes and relatives.
Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at July 10, 2018 12:14 AM (5sGD7)

------

Not gonna pay a non forced stoopid tax on the mathematically challenged among us, but thanks, I guess.

Posted by: Calm Mentor at July 10, 2018 12:20 AM (Lob1a)

508 I choose to believe this:

Brett Kavanaugh Said Obamacare Was Unprecedented And Unlawful

...Kavanaugh then called the individual mandate "a law that is unprecedented on the federal level in American history" and observed that upholding the individual mandate would be a "a jarring prospect" that would "usher in a significant expansion of congressional authority with no obvious principled limit." The government's argument for the mandate, Kavanaugh continued, would "ultimately extend as well to mandatory purchases of" many other products, a result that would have "extraordinary ramifications."...

Posted by: weft cut-loop at July 10, 2018 12:21 AM (zfrbv)

509 That's just plain otherworldly. That's a rock god moment, right there.

Otherworldly is a good word for it.

I can play two chords that sound good together and with different strumming patterns I can amuse myself for 20 minutes.

The notion of a guy feeling something, having it be the song he's playing but totally novel, unprecedented, and have it go straight from the emotion to the guitar is beyond my comprehension.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at July 10, 2018 12:22 AM (fuK7c)

510 463
If you haven't seen it, it's highly recommended that you check out the
documentary called Muscle Shoals. Tells the history of Fame studio in
Florence, Alabama. Really amazing that this little studio was such a hot
spot for recording.



Even The Rolling Stones recorded there.

Posted by: AlaBAMA at July 09, 2018 11:51 PM (pUDQf)

a big YES to this. I've never been there, nor Alabama, but I own a lot of albums that were recorded there. Saw the video maybe a year ago, and it brought me to thinking how many big albums were recorded there. Physically, it was a hole in the wall pit, but recording royalty often visited.



Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at July 10, 2018 12:24 AM (UsCnO)

511
Brett Kavanaugh. Call him Brett K. for short.
Posted by: Mega


He be da bomb.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at July 10, 2018 12:26 AM (IqV8l)

512 (Lob1a)

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Lobia: Dangly women bits, usually due to age.

Example - "Hillary's lobia made walking a tripping hazard."

Posted by: SMH - Get right or get left at July 10, 2018 12:26 AM (B7V5e)

513 Shannon Bream
@ShannonBream
Shannon Bream Retweeted Shannon Bream
Literally had to bail on our live show from #SCOTUS. Moving the show back to the safety of the studio. See y'all at 11p @FoxNewsShannon Bream added,
Shannon Bream
@ShannonBream
Very few times I've felt threatened while out in the field. The mood here tonight is very volatile. Law enforcement appears to be closing down 1st Street in front of SCOTUS.
7:22 PM - 9 Jul 2018

Posted by: Trigger Warning at July 10, 2018 12:27 AM (YRXy3)

514 Laughing my ass off from the usual suspects on the Left and Conservitive INC/CoC/Neo-Cons sperging out over Triple A getting the tap. They are get this.... Lying about him and his record.

ROTFLMAO.

Also Trump picked 2 generation Xers in a row.

Posted by: 1st world problems yoga studio at July 10, 2018 12:29 AM (8SG/h)

515 Very few times I've felt threatened while out in the field. The mood here tonight is very volatile. Law enforcement appears to be closing down 1st Street in front of SCOTUS.
7:22 PM - 9 Jul 2018
Posted by: Trigger Warning at July 10, 2018 12:27 AM (YRXy3)

Huh, I wonder why, this is the type of thing you have been agitating for. This is like Ernst Rohm saying that the mood on the street is uncivilized.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at July 10, 2018 12:29 AM (KqZTb)

516 Very touching speech by Brett Kavanaugh It can be seen on Legal Insurrection. He was getting choked up. I got choked up. Partt of the reason was because I looked at his daughters and I thought "Gee my father must have been about his age when my sister and I were his daughters age.

He sounds like a good man. May God be with Justice Kavanaugh and protect him from the jackals of the left:

https://legalinsurrection.com

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at July 10, 2018 12:29 AM (AllCR)

517 There's a funny story about Bob Seger hiring Muscle Shoals musicians for Back in 72. He was told a price per side and thought it meant side of a lp when it was side of a single. Only got a few songs with them.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at July 10, 2018 12:29 AM (PUmDY)

518 @ShannonBream
Very few times I've felt threatened while out in the field. The mood here tonight is very volatile. Law enforcement appears to be closing down 1st Street in front of SCOTUS.
7:22 PM - 9 Jul 2018
Posted by: Trigger Warning at July 10, 2018 12:27 AM (YRXy3)

Maybe Kavanaugh will get to rule on the legality of machine-gunning rioters.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at July 10, 2018 12:30 AM (a2xQ5)

519 Example - "Hillary's lobia made walking a tripping hazard."

Geez Louise that's soooo bad SMH....

In other words she really needs a Turbo-Rascal

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at July 10, 2018 12:30 AM (5sGD7)

520 Well, this is odd.

From Munch to Dali I suppose.

https://www.minds.com/media/862627235635359744

Posted by: Kindltot at July 10, 2018 12:31 AM (2K6fY)

521 Also Trump picked 2 generation Xers in a row.
Posted by: 1st world problems yoga studio at July 10, 2018 12:29 AM (8SG/h)

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Heh.

Not bad for a bunch of slackers.

Posted by: SMH - Get right or get left at July 10, 2018 12:32 AM (B7V5e)

522 After seeing clips from CNN and MSNBC since Kennedy announced his retirement, and Trump has made his choice, I have one question: are they going to start rounding up the LGBT crowd or the wimmin first?

Or do we need a court case to kick it off?

Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at July 10, 2018 12:32 AM (UsCnO)

523 520 Well, this is odd.

From Munch to Dali I suppose.

https://www.minds.com/media/862627235635359744
Posted by: Kindltot at July 10, 2018 12:31 AM (2K6fY)

Surreal.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at July 10, 2018 12:33 AM (KqZTb)

524 On the earlier Thai Rescue thread, what movie to show in a cave to boys trapped by underwater passages became the topic.
I am surprised no one offered up Alien Resurrection for the underwater scene.
I am disappoint.

Posted by: Count de Monet at July 10, 2018 12:34 AM (QLvwG)

525 I heard that this guy hates persons of coler and saids that all Gayas and Lebosians should be in jail !!! Judge Brett Kavanaugh is a lyre and a racists

Posted by: Mary Clogginstien from Brattleboro, VT at July 10, 2018 12:34 AM (qM84C)

526 The ONT office looks cozy. I mean, it has a propane tank, so it can't be all bad.

Posted by: Rusty Nail at July 10, 2018 12:35 AM (SN4NF)

527 What movies not to show - Abyss and The Descent.

Posted by: Anna Puma (HQCaR) at July 10, 2018 12:35 AM (5sGD7)

528 524 On the earlier Thai Rescue thread, what movie to show in a cave to boys trapped by underwater passages became the topic.
I am surprised no one offered up Alien Resurrection for the underwater scene.
I am disappoint.
Posted by: Count de Monet at July 10, 2018 12:34 AM (QLvwG)

We(I) were too busy thinking of Christina Hendricks in a wet t-shirt...

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at July 10, 2018 12:35 AM (KqZTb)

529 The Wrecking Crew is another great documentary about backing musicians.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at July 10, 2018 12:36 AM (PUmDY)

530 Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at July 10, 2018 12:26 AM (IqV8l)

Thank you.

Posted by: Mega at July 10, 2018 12:36 AM (rv0Fo)

531 Well, still too warm for my taste, so just 50 rounds of 45ACP reloaded in the garage. Now, a fan, bourbon and ginger, and the Horde.


Friend sent an excerpt, I believe from some O-care ruling, not sure which one, but probably from DC Circuit, of Brett K's contribution.


Jaw-dropping - but in the ho-hum routine way for so much federal judicial horses**t in recent decades. All sorts of policy musings (not your job, not your competence), ridiculous crap about deference to Congress because they meant well and this is important stuff! and stuff! (WTF?).


He had a nice line tonight about not making the laws. Sadly credibility of that statement is low. When I see him (or any other federal judge) produce a correct ruling (in a constitutional case) that's 5 paragraphs, and doesn't stray into things outside the court's competence and authority (that would be any and all policy considerations), I'll believe him, or anyone saying that.

Posted by: rhomboid at July 10, 2018 12:37 AM (QDnY+)

532 Can't see the shelves in your office pic.
We're they put up in the living room?

Posted by: The Man from Athens at July 10, 2018 12:37 AM (WVAi/)

533 20 Feet from Stardom is a great documentary about backup singers from the classic rock era.

Including the girl who sang against Mick on Gimme Shelter.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at July 10, 2018 12:38 AM (fuK7c)

534 Aetius I doubt Bream has been among those agitating for street thuggery. Though her "colleagues" at most of the other networks, yeah.


Since I assess medium- and long-term prospects as poor and the fundamentals of the civic culture as mostly wrecked, I'll settle for short-term thinking.


This kind of late 1920s early 1930s Germany vibe that a huge segment of the "elites" and some of the actual country seem to want will probably help produce good outcomes in November. Or, given that the GOP does not look like it's being changed much, less-worse outcomes. Good enough.

Posted by: rhomboid at July 10, 2018 12:41 AM (QDnY+)

535 (510) Checked the vid out a few months ago. For years I saw the name on all kinds of good recordings. It's on my short list of places to go.

Yesterday I finally found my missing USB D/A converter hiding in a travel bag. Lots of digi-jams now. Bill Kirchen and his Tele...

Posted by: ro-man at July 10, 2018 12:41 AM (RuIsu)

536 Standing In the Shadows of Motown is another very good one.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at July 10, 2018 12:42 AM (PUmDY)

537 Triple A is to the right of Neil Gorsuch, yet Conservative Inc/NeoCons/CoC are melting down about him. What do they mean by this?

Posted by: 1st world problems yoga studio at July 10, 2018 12:42 AM (8SG/h)

538 No one is that credulous, Axeman. Comey was in on the deep state attempted coup right up to his bushy eyebrows.

Posted by: redbanzai the Southerner at July 09, 2018 11:58 PM (FTXAT)
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I don't know. It looked like his center of gravity was the "Reputation of the FBI". It seems that the DOJ and FBI shared the feeling that the administration wasn't going to let them prosecute anybody on the email case. And Comey, at the head, tried to adapt.

To blow the whistle on that was to invite criticism of the FBI for being complicit, or without a preponderance of evidence make it look like the head of the FBI was a partisan crank--as the Dems would have doubtless tried to make him look.

Just based on the disagreements between the DOJ prosecutors and Comey, it seems reasonable that Comey wanted to not let Hillary "get away with it" so he criticized her about "uncharged conduct"--which ironically no reasonable prosecutor does, because it gives an indication that they are wrong in their failure to prosecute. Thus what Comey ended up doing is making, perhaps the same *type* of decision that the upper DOJ was going to make anyway, but he could at least publicly condemn Hillary's behavior.

The prosecutors also thought that "no reasonable prosecutor" would allege that there was a sharp line between Comey's "extremely careless" and negligence. That was the opinion of actual DOJ prosecutors as interviewed by the IG, thus why you don't make a big deal, as a prosecutor out of uncharged conduct. In fact, they thought that Comey's words definitely put negligence into play.

So Comey committed an unforced error of trying to criticize Hillary's uncharged conduct, with a speech where he laid out the case against her, and simply stipulated that there was no intent, when intent wasn't required, and laid out a good case for negligence, as was the opinion of seasoned prosecutors, with "extremely careless". And he hid his statements from the prosecutors who were very alarmed to find out he was holding a press conference. They demanded from Strzok to know what Comey was going to say, but Strzok just ended up stonewalling the DOJ prosecutors.

There is more that is going on here than deep state collusion--despite whether or not it has the bulk effect of it.

The IG report is a very interesting exhibition of bureaucratic tussles resulting in bureaus putting themselves and their functions before the people and their determinations as they try to navigate the maze of wielded power.

I thought Huber's report was a total whitewash with the idea that the only thing Comey did was usurp roles that weren't his to bad-mouth Hillary. But I'm seeing some dynamics that support that, but do nothing to mitigate that the swamp is deep.

It's a win for the compressed-narrative publicists of the left, perhaps. But there is an argument that whatever Comey did, he was pressured to do by a cynical use of power that would not let anybody be prosecuted for negligence.

And I also think that the center shifted around to the then-reality that Hillary was going to be the next wielder of power. And they had already compromised their responsibility to that emerging "reality".

This just shows the problem when a bureau gets too set into maintaining its status, the people and a responsive government be damned.

Posted by: Axeman at July 10, 2018 12:43 AM (YOhRS)

539 I like both offices. A lot. Years ago joked that I'd like to spend 8 months a year in northeast coastal Brazil (beautiful climate, azure water like that in the photo) and 4 months in Norway and Finland (winter).


Winter sports in winter, sub-tropical paradise the rest of the time.


With an occasional September visit to Quebec for crisp fall days and foliage.

Posted by: rhomboid at July 10, 2018 12:43 AM (QDnY+)

540 Goodnight all, thanks for the fun chat tonight.

Posted by: qdpsteve at July 10, 2018 12:47 AM (eMKNe)

541
We(I) were too busy thinking of Christina Hendricks in a wet t-shirt...

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at July 10, 2018 12:35 AM (KqZTb)

Oh, it was "we", my friend........... after Christina Hendricks was mentioned, the thread was pretty much topped out.


Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at July 10, 2018 12:47 AM (UsCnO)

542 Incredible showman...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Cj-2n5PQUWo

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at July 10, 2018 12:49 AM (PUmDY)

543 There was a tribute to George Harrison in which Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne, Steve Winwood, Harrison's kid (hint, he's the one who looks exactly like young George Harrison) play "While My Guitar Gently Weeps".

And then Prince comes out at the end and shreds it. It's like, I knew he was good but....

https://youtu.be/6SFNW5F8K9Y
Posted by: Bandersnatch at July 10, 2018 12:12 AM (fuK7c
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Always a fan of his axe work.

Posted by: Axeman at July 10, 2018 12:49 AM (YOhRS)

544 #539 And it makes filing a paternity suit quite difficult.

Posted by: The Man from Athens at July 10, 2018 12:49 AM (WVAi/)

545 We(I) were too busy thinking of Christina Hendricks in a wet t-shirt...



Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at July 10, 2018 12:35 AM (KqZTb)

Containment failure imminent

Posted by: Count de Monet at July 10, 2018 12:50 AM (QLvwG)

546 Hello Insomniac, so very nice to see you back, you have been missed!

Posted by: Debby Doberman Schultz at July 10, 2018 12:51 AM (nWc4E)

547 30 Perfection will now be considered the minimum standard.

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh


Ace be fucked, then. He's a bad man.

Posted by: The Chorus from Shaft at July 10, 2018 12:52 AM (0ogQG)

548 From what I've gathered, Kavanaugh seems like he'll be a good justice, though I'm worried he'll be a bit shaky on the issue of abortion.

Posted by: Surfperch at July 10, 2018 12:54 AM (DFpo9)

549 Anons found a Brett Kavanaugh reference in David Brock's Book, and it is glorious to read. Link is safe.

http://is2.4chan.org/pol/1531193812261.jpg

Posted by: 1st world problems yoga studio at July 10, 2018 12:54 AM (8SG/h)

550 Insomniac, so very nice to see you back, you have been missed!
Posted by: Debby Doberman Schultz


Rosa DeLauro unavailable for comment ?

Posted by: boulder t'hobo at July 10, 2018 12:54 AM (6FqZa)

551 Interesting, Axeman.


But Comey's intellectual and character limitations from his first public notice, and were on full display up to today.


And the bottom line - as so often not nearly as complicated as mediocre Beltway types pretend to believe - is that it was absurd and indefensible that a massive, systematic violation of the Espionage Act by dozens of people at the top of one of the country's national security cabinet departments did not result in (many) prosecutions. Not complicated, and not debatable.


That's leaving out the laughable "investigation" decisions the IG found - again, indefensibly - to be defensible. The perps were brazen, stupid, and clumsy. Not the slightest effort was made to comply with the law, nor to *not* obstruct justice later.


Back to Comey. He's a (characteristically) tiny, tiny Beltway personality of recent years. If he had a brain and backbone, his course was obvious and easy. Actually investigate the case normally, quickly/easily have everybody nailed, choose which ones to immunize for testimony, and present the slam-dunk recommendation for prosecution to DOJ.


With the sly observation that, given that the unbelievably bad scandalous criminal activity uncovered involved a likely presidential candidate, there was no way a slam-dunk prosecution recommendation like this would stay secret.

Posted by: rhomboid at July 10, 2018 12:54 AM (QDnY+)

552 Hey now, I am a worthy successor to Helen Thomas and Bella Abzug!

Posted by: Debby Doberman Schultz at July 10, 2018 12:57 AM (nWc4E)

553 If garrett is around - a friend's mother passed and in going through the house he found his father's 1930s Gibson guitar (don't know any details). His father was the only owner/user. The father played with Glenn Miller's band, for Frank Sinatra, and other big music names in the 30s/40s/50s. Friend is going to have it appraised, but I figure it will be pretty valuable. Especially if, as my friend thinks, there are photos of his dad playing said guitar at Sinatra concerts.

Posted by: rhomboid at July 10, 2018 01:00 AM (QDnY+)

554 Marco.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at July 10, 2018 01:06 AM (KqZTb)

555 518 @ShannonBream
Very few times I've felt threatened while out in the field. The mood here tonight is very volatile. Law enforcement appears to be closing down 1st Street in front of SCOTUS.
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I'm sure it's a spontaneous demonstration. Spontaneous transport, t-shirts, signs...

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at July 10, 2018 01:08 AM (9DHyN)

556

Rosa DeLauro unavailable for comment ?

Exidor lives!

Posted by: BackwardsBoy at July 10, 2018 01:08 AM (HaL55)

557 Exidor lives!
Posted by: BackwardsBoy at July 10, 2018 01:08 AM (HaL55)

Mork and Mindy?

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at July 10, 2018 01:14 AM (KqZTb)

558 With the sly observation that, given that the unbelievably bad scandalous criminal activity uncovered involved a likely presidential candidate, there was no way a slam-dunk prosecution recommendation like this would stay secret.

Posted by: rhomboid at July 10, 2018 12:54 AM (QDnY+)
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As I said, I believe that Comey *was* a Boy Scout, to some extent. But the other connotation of "Boy Scout" is a naivete, sometimes bordering on bewilderment at the complexities of the world, and perhaps a leadenness in adapting.

So I believe he flailed and ultimately failed. And once cast aside for all the "good" he tried to do, in his own mind, it has revealed the raw pettiness that had been covered up. Trump was his undoing, and so he hates Trumpseses.

At the point that Trump assumed the reins, the FBI's twice-compromised reputation could only be saved in cover-up.

If it's not clear, let me state unequivocally: In the end, Comey was a *fuck-up*. Out of his depth, and forced to retreat from reality like a sort of Captain Queeg of the FBI. Castrated of proper power, which was felt as futility throughout the ranks, he still felt the FBI could flick wet towels as the Clinton misdeeds, and sort of sell itself as the detective agency which could still expose bad behavior, if not criminal intent.

Posted by: Axeman at July 10, 2018 01:19 AM (YOhRS)

559 I'm sure it's a spontaneous demonstration. Spontaneous transport, t-shirts, signs...
Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at July 10, 2018 01:08 AM (9DHyN)

I bet that, in about a month's time you'll see a lot African and Indian children wearing 'Stop Hardiman' and 'Stop Coney-Barrett' t-shirts.

Posted by: Surfperch at July 10, 2018 01:20 AM (DFpo9)

560 I'm sure it's a spontaneous demonstration. Spontaneous transport, t-shirts, signs...

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at July 10, 2018 01:08 AM (9DHyN)
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What difference does it make, at this point?

Posted by: Hills at July 10, 2018 01:20 AM (YOhRS)

561 Marco.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at July 10, 2018 01:06 AM (KqZTb)
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Polo.

Posted by: Ralph Lauren at July 10, 2018 01:22 AM (YOhRS)

562 Lol, like Super Bowl loser shirts in Haiti.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at July 10, 2018 01:26 AM (PUmDY)

563 There are all sorts of rioting going on. We remarked in the earlier thread about the French riots going on entering their fourth night when we did not know about nights 1-3. I also saw over the weekend about some 'discontent' in Haiti forcing embassy staff to shelter in place. Anyone know anything about that?

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at July 10, 2018 01:28 AM (KqZTb)

564 https://tinyurl.com/y7qzmvbx
Well, this is interesting.

Posted by: anchorbabe fashion cop at July 10, 2018 01:30 AM (8iiMU)

565 Aetius, no, have not looked into the Haiti situation at all, but will add that there have been ongoing disturbances of varying scope and importance in Iran for several weeks now.


Among the interesting tidbits from these festivities have been occasions when crowds have chanted "death to dictators" (referring to their own vile corrupt overlords) and "death to Palestine" (OK, not *that* hard to get Persians to dump on any group of Arabs, but still, in context, meaningful).


The "news" isn't even a vague shadow of the news. It wasn't always like this.

Posted by: rhomboid at July 10, 2018 01:33 AM (QDnY+)

566 Axeman, you have a much higher opinion of Comey than I do.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at July 10, 2018 01:33 AM (PUmDY)

567 Anyone know anything about that?
Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at July 10, 2018 01:28 AM (KqZTb)


https://hooktube.com/watch?v=AGCo-ndTCoA

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at July 10, 2018 01:34 AM (a2xQ5)

568 The "news" isn't even a vague shadow of the news. It wasn't always like this.
Posted by: rhomboid at July 10, 2018 01:33 AM (QDnY+)

Agreed.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at July 10, 2018 01:35 AM (KqZTb)

569 And the meltdown of the ludicrous Theresa May's government in the UK continues. Wonder how the bilateral agenda will look if the other side is a dead man walking. Already saw that hints had been dropped by the US side that favorable trade arrangements would be doubtful if the UK effed up its Brexit. Which it now looks like it might do.


So maybe Brexit was a corpse twitch, as many saw it, rather than a change of direction. A pretty stark example of "representative govt." in name only, with "elites" over-ruling the electorate, if Brexit doesn't happen.

Posted by: rhomboid at July 10, 2018 01:43 AM (QDnY+)

570 Incredible.

https://madgeniusclub.com/2018/07/09/unreliable-witnesses/

Just read it for the "Jonestown Riot" story.

Posted by: Axeman at July 10, 2018 01:47 AM (YOhRS)

571 Axeman if you're still around, there's also the little matter of Comey's jaw-dropping lying about everything under the sun - again, as with all the other criminals in this tale, clumsily done, stupid, with the lies easily proven with documentary records.


Paul Sperry, who has been pretty good at following a lot of this, notes Comey's audacious lies to the IG about when he knew about sensitive Clinton stuff on Abedin's laptop - all contradicted by extensive routine documentary evidence.


Even more interesting, and something some of us have been asking for months, Sperry also wonders: is the intel community IG investigating the likely key roles of the CIA and NSA in the Keystone Coup, and if not, why the hell not?

Posted by: rhomboid at July 10, 2018 01:48 AM (QDnY+)

572 >>Posted by: rhomboid at July 10, 2018 01:00 AM (QDnY+)


Yes, indeed.

Probably an early L series if I had to take a flier of a guess.

Posted by: garrett at July 10, 2018 02:01 AM (F4GAh)

573

Mork and Mindy?


The one and only.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy at July 10, 2018 02:04 AM (HaL55)

574

OK it's official. It's now Bedtime for Bonzo.

Y'all try to behave.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy at July 10, 2018 02:08 AM (HaL55)

575
Notice: Posted with permission by AceCorp, LLC. Dress code is not enforced.

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at 10:09 PM

Good. Really dangerous to go to the liquor store without pants.

Posted by: Headless Body of Agnew at July 10, 2018 02:12 AM (e1mEI)

576 These Caesars are too darned good. If I have another I will have to crawl up the stairs. But I might have me a beer.

Had a good shop day today. Put away most of the debris from parting out the last hulk, and got a mess of weed-whacking done. Front of the garage is done. Alleyway between garage and big shop is done, and part of the front of the big shop, too. That's when the string trimmer ran out of gas. Went through a full tank of 2-stroke mix.

And I got the '97 burb on the hoist, and drained the tranny fluid. Going to pop the tranny pan off, replace filter and gasket, and weld up the hole I drilled in the pan to drain it. Yes, it has a drain plug. It takes a T60 Torx, which I don't own, and it is stuck tight. It also leaves about a half-inch of fluid in the pan, which will spill when you tilt the pan to remove it (which you have to do). I will probably weld in a threaded adapter for a better drain plug, since I have one.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at July 10, 2018 02:13 AM (a2xQ5)

577 garrett, I'll make a point to post the details when I have them about the guitar. I've already told my friend to keep the thing, but apparently it was in the will as opposed to the trust, so I don't know how it will be handled (he has one sister to split things with).


Posted by: rhomboid at July 10, 2018 02:13 AM (QDnY+)

578 Meme of the Day

(sung to the tune of "Bottle of Wine" by Jimmy Gilmer And The Fireballs)

Meme of the day, Twitter mobs bray,
News always feels like a rerun.
Leave me alone, let me go home,
But in the morn there's a new one.

Posted by: zombie at July 10, 2018 02:19 AM (c+2jX)

579 And it sounds like I may have to do a service call on a Spra-Coupe tomorrow. Local guy who ranches bison bought a used one out of Northern Alberta. It has a VW engine in it, and it's stuck on a very fast idle, apparently. So I will take a spin out there with a spare carburetor in hand.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at July 10, 2018 02:21 AM (a2xQ5)

580 The economy cabin on American's Max 8 is "the most miserable experience in the world," Jimmy Walton, a captain for the airline, told company President Robert Isom during an employee meeting."You've added 12 more seats, no more lavatories and you've shrunk that lavatory to 75 percent of what it was before," Walton said. "I can't turn around in it."

It's Not Your Imagination, Airline Restrooms Are Getting Smaller https://bit.ly/2KNDrPz

Unless I have to cross an ocean, I am never getting on an airplane again.

Posted by: Trigger Warning at July 10, 2018 02:21 AM (YRXy3)

581 So maybe Brexit was a corpse twitch, as many saw it, rather than a change of direction. A pretty stark example of "representative govt." in name only, with "elites" over-ruling the electorate, if Brexit doesn't happen.
Posted by: rhomboid at July 10, 2018 01:43 AM (QDnY+)

Note, that England does not have a Constitution... no separation of powers...

the Government is based on tradition, and the fact that the crown does not intervene, as is their LEGAL Power.

How can a Government give away sovereignty it does not own in the first place?

Posted by: Don Quixote at July 10, 2018 02:26 AM (NgKpN)

582 Axeman if you're still around, there's also the little matter of Comey's jaw-dropping lying about everything under the sun - again, as with all the other criminals in this tale, clumsily done, stupid, with the lies easily proven with documentary records.

Posted by: rhomboid at July 10, 2018 01:48 AM (QDnY+)
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Agree dumb and clumsy. So was leaking "his memos" to the press. Totally indefensible. Which is why I would say he got out of his depth and has been floundering ever since.

Like I said, I found it interesting that while buying the case that Comey usurped the prosecutorial role of the DOJ to scathe Hillary, it didn't diminish the enormity of the swamp. Because what the IG report shows is that almost everyone internalized that the investigation was rigged. And they added to that a deference to the next inevitable "president". (This could also be a reason that Page worried that there was a chance that they could be under Trump having thrown themselves at Clinton.)

So they compromised to the then President, Obama, and the successor, Clinton. And this was never supposed to bite them in the butt.
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Paul Sperry, who has been pretty good at following a lot of this, notes Comey's audacious lies to the IG about when he knew about sensitive Clinton stuff on Abedin's laptop - all contradicted by extensive routine documentary evidence.
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Read some Sperry. Good stuff. I think it's still floundering. He's not a good liar.
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Even more interesting, and something some of us have been asking for months, Sperry also wonders: is the intel community IG investigating the likely key roles of the CIA and NSA in the Keystone Coup, and if not, why the hell not?
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I wouldn't hold my breath. I think that too many people still think that the illusion of continuity is better for the stability of the country than removing the cancer.

I don't have a good reason why Coney-Barrett couldn't say "right back atcha" to Feinstein's claim that "dogma lives loudly within you".

The only thing that I can think of as to why our nominees have to sit their and take leftist dogma is that the GOP wouldn't want their confirmed pick to upset Senate decorum.

I still don't know why Pompeo had to listen to the list of people who think that Climate Change is chief issue for the CIA, without telling Harris, "Look, we both know that you're not voting for me--nor is probably anybody who thinks that climate change is issue #1 for national security, so let's just say that's ludicrous."

We saw the value of Sessions taking his seat as a brow-beaten No-mas wimp, didn't we? Is it the value of having run the gauntlet and kept your cool? But what about the validation you have done for talking points of the opposing party?

Posted by: Axeman at July 10, 2018 02:27 AM (YOhRS)

583 There was a fairly obscure singing girl named Genya Raven who had an album called Urban Desires.



"I won't sleep on the wet spot no more" was a pretty good dirty 80s song.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at July 09, 2018 11:52 PM (fuK7c)

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"fairly obscure"? as in first female rock band? that obscure?

you can still hear her on Sirius/XM, Channel 21: Little Steven's Underground Garage, where she has regularly scheduled shows and a monthly special or two.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genya_Ravan

Posted by: redc1c4 at July 10, 2018 02:29 AM (P0DGT)

584 It's really hard to decide if all the validation the GOP does for the left, in the name of civility, decorum, bi-partisanship is deliberate sabotage to blunt conservative power, or whether it is a crutch for their lack of will and spine.

I see plenty room to believe it's a lack of spine--but I suspect that at least some of it is sabotage. After all lack-of-spine is the more generous case.

Posted by: Axeman at July 10, 2018 02:34 AM (YOhRS)

585 Note, that England does not have a Constitution... no separation of powers...

Posted by: Don Quixote at July 10, 2018 02:26 AM (NgKpN)
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I read an interesting speech by Scalia. He said that he went all around the world, talking to people about the US system of government. Many understood a Constitution. But the really alien concept was separation of powers.

Scalia's point was that a Constitution is relatively useless without a separation of powers.

Posted by: Axeman at July 10, 2018 02:42 AM (YOhRS)

586 I see plenty room to believe it's a lack of spine--but I suspect that at least some of it is sabotage. After all lack-of-spine is the more generous case.
Posted by: Axeman at July 10, 2018 02:34 AM (YOhRS)

I think that it's likely a combination of both, as it's easy to see clear instances of both sabotaging conservatives (i.e. John McCain's thumbs-down on Ocare repeal) and a lack of spine (GOP leaders defending antifa).

Posted by: Surfperch at July 10, 2018 02:44 AM (DFpo9)

587 >>garrett, I'll make a point to post the details when I have them about the guitar. I've already told my friend to keep the thing, but apparently it was in the will as opposed to the trust, so I don't know how it will be handled (he has one sister to split things with).


Make sure he tells the appraiser that he is not to turn a screw.
Also, it is a good idea to make sure he pads the case to make sure it can't shift inside.
Most of those older cases have a lot of play inside and they also tend to have neck cradles in really bad spots.
A bunch of clean cotton t-shirts work just fine to fill any voids.
balled up newspaper will work in a pinch, but not for long term storage.

If he has any questions, feel free to ask.



Posted by: garrett at July 10, 2018 02:45 AM (F4GAh)

588 > I don't have a good reason why Coney-Barrett couldn't say "right back atcha" to Feinstein's claim that "dogma lives loudly within you".

There are a lot of senators (on all sides) who would see that as "disrespecting the Senate" or some such happy horseshit. There is no more arrogant and egotistical group anywhere than the United States Senate.



Posted by: Rodrigo Borgia, Pope Alexander VI at July 10, 2018 02:46 AM (GXOTw)

589 I think that it's likely a combination of both, as it's easy to see clear instances of both sabotaging conservatives (i.e. John McCain's thumbs-down on Ocare repeal) and a lack of spine (GOP leaders defending antifa).

Posted by: Surfperch at July 10, 2018 02:44 AM (DFpo9)
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McCain's exactly the saboteur I would most likely suspect.

Posted by: Axeman at July 10, 2018 02:47 AM (YOhRS)

590 One more thing.
Make sure he doesn't shock it by moving it from enviornmental extreme to extreme.

Big shifts in humidity and temps can do awful things to those old finishes.

So maybe don't leave it in a parked car.

Posted by: garrett at July 10, 2018 02:49 AM (F4GAh)

591 Dems triggered over rumor that Kavanaugh once mouthed the word "bitch" at a D.C. party when Hillary Clinton appeared on the television screen.

I'm liking the sound of this Kavanaugh dude more and more.


Posted by: Rodrigo Borgia, Pope Alexander VI at July 10, 2018 02:52 AM (GXOTw)

592 There are a lot of senators (on all sides) who would see that as "disrespecting the Senate" or some such happy horseshit. There is no more arrogant and egotistical group anywhere than the United States Senate.

Posted by: Rodrigo Borgia, Pope Alexander VI at July 10, 2018 02:46 AM (GXOTw)
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Trump said it best. Some people don't really want to win.

You don't have to worry about the people that you've already lost, as long as you don't go out of your way to disparage somebody who's not disparaging you.

"My faith *does* live loudly in me, Senator. But, unlike the proponents of judge-made law, I can tell the difference between my faith and the Law. I've made a career of doing so."

Posted by: Axeman at July 10, 2018 02:53 AM (YOhRS)

593 > How can a Government give away sovereignty it does not own in the first place?

Well, they have lots of practice at it.

Look at a map of British territory circa 1916, then look at a map of British territory now.

Posted by: Rodrigo Borgia, Pope Alexander VI at July 10, 2018 02:56 AM (GXOTw)

594 Barrett should insist on being called "Your Honor", as in "i earned that title..."

even though Senator Dumbshit is out of office.

Posted by: redc1c4 at July 10, 2018 03:00 AM (zlD4P)

595 And if somebody asked me about "stare decisis" I would ask them how important it is to them to have a judge uphold the Citizens United decision, also on the basis of "stare decisis".

And did they support Hillary Clinton's--among other Democrats--agenda that one of the first thing she was going to do was go against the stare decisis of Citizens United? How was she going to do that and have all justices respect stare decisis?

No doubt, you would get some special pleading about why stare decisis is more important in established 5-4 decisions than others.

Posted by: Axeman at July 10, 2018 03:01 AM (YOhRS)

596 The one thing I would want to do in applying for a position as a top legal mind is show myself a top legal mind, bloodying up as many Senate fools as was warranted.

Ted Kennedy showed a complete lack of analysis about what "Robert Bork's America" would look like. Because it would also be the case that the Senate had placed at least 4 accomplices already. And really not a good look for the Senate.

Posted by: Axeman at July 10, 2018 03:06 AM (YOhRS)

597 Good stuff as always, thank you.

Posted by: Lava Land at July 10, 2018 03:07 AM (FJrl0)

598 This is hilarious! A woman protesting ICE in San Franshitco was robbed and sprayed with her own pepper spray! LMAO! #Karma

Woman attacked with her own pepper spray at SF protest https://bit.ly/2uo9xq2

Posted by: Trigger Warning at July 10, 2018 03:12 AM (YRXy3)

599 576 I had an even better shop day! I went to my truck a.c. class and the students diagnosed and replaced the blower motor on my non-functioning a.c. on my 2000 Corvette and since one of them works at Autozone I got his 20% employee discount and he gave me a ride to pick it up and now I CHILL going down the road and they got credit for it and the only tool I used was a scantool.
Oh yass

Posted by: MAxIE, mentioned in dispatches at July 10, 2018 03:19 AM (9TR2V)

600 576 I had an even better shop day! I went to my truck a.c. class and the students diagnosed and replaced the blower motor on my non-functioning a.c. on my 2000 Corvette and since one of them works at Autozone I got his 20% employee discount and he gave me a ride to pick it up and now I CHILL going down the road and they got credit for it and the only tool I used was a scantool.
Oh yass
Posted by: MAxIE, mentioned in dispatches at July 10, 2018 03:19 AM (9TR2V)

That's cool, MAxIE.

I have to get the A/C working in one of my my suburbans. The '97 has a leak in the evaporator, and that is bitch to remove. They tell me the whole dash has to come out. And the '08, I have no clue. Came to me with the belt off the compressor. And it had a new front bumper overlay added to it, so I reckon it might have had a front end collision that holed the condenser. But I have never tested it.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at July 10, 2018 03:30 AM (a2xQ5)

601 next?

Posted by: redc1c4 at July 10, 2018 03:35 AM (zlD4P)

602 Hey Horde,

Kavanaugh sounds good.

Good Luck from Australia.

Bas

Posted by: Stoic Epicurean Hedonist at July 10, 2018 03:39 AM (x9sK2)

603 P.S. Trademark on my name

Posted by: Stoic Epicurean Hedonist at July 10, 2018 03:42 AM (x9sK2)

604 P.s.s. Has someone already used this name?

Posted by: Stoic Epicurean Hedonist at July 10, 2018 03:48 AM (x9sK2)

605 600 It was a cool 119 degrees here on Friday.
Where I have property in Az. (Seligman) the local community college has an Auto program AND a gunsmithing school. Ruger is next door and must be an industry partner.
Socali is best enjoyed in the rearview mirror

Posted by: MAxIE, mentioned in dispatches at July 10, 2018 03:49 AM (9TR2V)

606 Holy crap! What a piece of excrement Jeffrey Toobin is!

In 2008, when Greenfield became pregnant, and when she told Toobin the news, he offered her "money if she'd have an abortion," says a source. He also allegedly offered to pay for her to have another child later via a sperm donor.

"When Casey wouldn't have an abortion, Jeff told her she was going to regret it, that she shouldn't expect any help from him," claims another source.

Greenfield underwent a risky DNA test while pregnant, but Toobin didn't provide his sample and stopped talking to her, according to sources. On the day she gave birth, Greenfield e-mailed Toobin, inviting him to meet his son, Rory. A source says Toobin didn't reply.

CNN star Jeffrey Toobin offered Casey Greenfield money for abortion
https://nydn.us/2N49Eym

Posted by: Trigger Warning at July 10, 2018 03:57 AM (YRXy3)

607 "The Left is in "full resistance mode" in front of Trump Tower. Do they even know why or what they're protesting?

Posted by: redridinghood"
Could be Bush-Haliburton-Cheney leftovers. They are still upset about all that.

Posted by: Ripley at July 10, 2018 04:00 AM (yYfRx)

608 Time to rise and shine

Posted by: Skip at July 10, 2018 04:03 AM (pHfeF)

609 Crikey! It's past 2:00 A.M. here. Time to scurry off to bed. Night, Horde.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at July 10, 2018 04:04 AM (a2xQ5)

610 Hey Skip, niters AOP.

Posted by: SMH - Get right or get left at July 10, 2018 04:08 AM (xR+lz)

611 CNN star Jeffrey Toobin offered Casey Greenfield money for abortion
https://nydn.us/2N49Eym
Posted by: Trigger Warning at July 10, 2018 03:57 AM (YRXy3)

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Allow me to say this in the nicest way possible. Ip

I am shocked, shocked I say, that a Leftard would do something like this!!

Once Casey refused, Casey was on her own and Toobin sailed on, with a clear conscience. Because, in his mind, he did the right and honorable thing.

Not his fault Casey didn't agree. /s

In his mind, once he offered to pay for the murder, he was home free.

Posted by: Calm Mentor at July 10, 2018 04:08 AM (I16G8)

612 Actually, Quite a Dignified M'Fin Pickle
@sunnyright

Kavanaugh helped fight against the commies and Clintons trying to send a kid back to a commie hell hole
Even better

Jake Tapper
@jaketapper
Yes -- Kavanaugh represented pro bono the American relatives of Elian Gonzalez in Gonzalez v Reno, re INS's decision to not grant an asylum hearing or interview to him.
https://bit.ly/2N3X2Ye
7:39 PM - 9 Jul 2018

Posted by: Trigger Warning at July 10, 2018 04:09 AM (YRXy3)

613 Crikey! It's past 2:00 A.M. here. Time to scurry off to bed. Night, Horde.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at July 10, 2018 04:04 AM (a2xQ5)

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Night AOP. Be well.

Need some help here, Horde. Have been "funemployed" since a major downsizing after a purchase of the company 5 weeks ago. Just wrote a big ass check for daughters last semester in college. Left me about flat on my ass broke.

Ideas for work to make money, quickly please?

Posted by: Calm Mentor at July 10, 2018 04:15 AM (I16G8)

614 Sorry. A little detail here. 55 y/o career long sales/project management guy here.

Posted by: Calm Mentor at July 10, 2018 04:18 AM (I16G8)

615 Well I'm at a loss for ideas

Posted by: Skip at July 10, 2018 04:21 AM (pHfeF)

616 Calm Mentor if you like to drive you can Uber or Lyft.

Posted by: kallisto at July 10, 2018 04:26 AM (+OYy0)

617 Calm Mentor if you like to drive you can Uber or Lyft.
Posted by: kallisto at July 10, 2018 04:26 AM (+OYy0)

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Thanks Kallisto. I already checked into those last bastions of hope. I had an accident in which I bumped somebody in the back end a year ago last April.

No insurance payouts at all. However, it still shows on the record. This kills me for both services, and a bunch of others.

Posted by: Calm Mentor at July 10, 2018 04:34 AM (I16G8)

618 "Obongo never published a fucking thing. On that record, he couldn't get a tenure track job as an assistant professor.


Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara"
What web of lies did the left-academics create to defend that? Something about his thought were just too deep for ordinary people maybe? Or too busy with his deep thoughts to spend the time to actually publish them?

Posted by: Ripley at July 10, 2018 04:35 AM (yYfRx)

619 Bernie Sanders Tweet - ..........Brett Kavenaugh will be a rubber stamp for a extreme, right- wing agenda pushed by corporation's and billionaires.

For 1 corporations and billionaires are not conservative or 'Right-wing'.
2nd like Kagan isn't a rubber stamp for the Left wing agenda

Posted by: Skip at July 10, 2018 04:36 AM (pHfeF)

620 https://pjmedia.com/trending/top-six-unhinged-reactions-to-kavanaugh-nomination-to-scotus/

Posted by: Skip at July 10, 2018 04:43 AM (pHfeF)

621 The just about worst part of this "funemployment", aside from the obvious lack of a paycheck, is that I have been vascillating between being awake most of the night, like tonight, to sleeping untill about 1:00 the next afternoon.

I have an appointment with a "post employment counselor" my former employer provided Thursday afternoon. I hope, for their sake annd my own, that they have real ideas and resources to provide, not just bumper sticker corporate speak slogans and a brushoff.

Posted by: Calm Mentor at July 10, 2018 04:45 AM (I16G8)

622 I'm done venting the spleen here. Thank you to those who even read my comments.

Back to the regularly scheduled morning stuff......

Posted by: Calm Mentor at July 10, 2018 04:53 AM (I16G8)

623 I like this guys stuff

Posted by: Skip at July 10, 2018 04:59 AM (pHfeF)

624 >>> The just about worst part of this "funemployment", aside from the obvious lack of a paycheck, is that I have been vascillating between being awake most of the night, like tonight, to sleeping untill about 1:00 the next afternoon.

That can be the road to depression. Unless you thrive like that, structure a real routine for yourself. I know first hand how much funemployment sucks. Keep busy. I preferred underemployment to sitting at home.

Posted by: fluffy at July 10, 2018 05:02 AM (cHbmY)

625 http://dailytimewaster.blogspot.com/2018/07/its-kavanaugh.html

Posted by: Skip at July 10, 2018 05:04 AM (pHfeF)

626 A postal worker told me they're starting Sunday deliveries. I'm sure it's for Amazon purchases. $15-$17 an hour or so IIRC.

Posted by: Moron Robbie - I choose to live my life as a black woman at July 10, 2018 05:04 AM (/ijW5)

627 623/625 Silly me, forgot the link

Posted by: Skip at July 10, 2018 05:05 AM (pHfeF)

628 I'm outa here, stay cool everyone

Posted by: Skip at July 10, 2018 05:19 AM (pHfeF)

629 "God, can you please make it stop raining?"

Paging John Fogarty.
Mr John Fogarty, please pick up the white courtesy phone.

And I wonder, if pookette has a spare minute or two sometime, I have this list.
It's not a long list.

Really.

Posted by: teej at July 10, 2018 05:47 AM (Z7oqE)

630 I remember buying Willie And The Poor Boys overseas in my youth and it was the best CCR album. Fogarty was regarded by his bandmates as a ahole, won't he?

Posted by: Eromero at July 10, 2018 05:53 AM (zLDYs)

631 I don't know any "inside band" stuff about CCR, Eromero.
Or many other bands for that matter.
Never was an album reader either.

But John saw what a lot of others didn't day back then.
Lyrics to that tune deserve a thoughtful listen.

And good to see ya bud.

Posted by: teej at July 10, 2018 06:02 AM (Z7oqE)

632 Black Lib Rag 'The Root' Calls Conservative Commentator Tomi Lahren "Satan's Blonde-Haired Colostomy Bag"

Obvious retotort: It's better to be the bag than the contents of that bag.

Posted by: Bear phone at July 10, 2018 06:03 AM (v9gSJ)

633 way back then

Posted by: teej at July 10, 2018 06:03 AM (Z7oqE)

634 I struck on the Fox Business Channel!
I made the chyron read "Brexit Tumoil".


Posted by: Typo Gremlin at July 10, 2018 06:17 AM (8iiMU)

635 BBC Wild Boar Feed (10 out; 9 confirmed).

https://www.bbc.com/news/live/44755093

Posted by: Off the reservation at July 10, 2018 06:18 AM (vWMNq)

636 G'morning, all.

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at July 10, 2018 06:19 AM (wldC6)

637 Good morning, VIA! How goes the house fixing-up? All finished? I can't remember if you said exactly when you were hoping to move.

Posted by: bluebell at July 10, 2018 06:21 AM (JJZzu)

638 I missed Insomniac !


Again !

Posted by: JT at July 10, 2018 06:23 AM (ha8SS)

639 " I can't remember if you said exactly when you were hoping to move. "

We have a sidewalk and a main water supply line left to fix. And some cosmetics in the kitchen.

But...we will probably winter over and push for the spring selling season next year.

Or win the Powerball, and be gone the next day.

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at July 10, 2018 06:25 AM (wldC6)

640 Good Morning.

A warm day and a little more watering to do, but...The SIL has departed the house as of 1500 yesterday!

Ahhhh. My routine is back. I don't have to make polite conversation at 6 AM.
Plus, I can scratch what I want when I want, more or less.

Posted by: Bruce at July 10, 2018 06:25 AM (8ikIW)

641 Good plan, VIA. It's nice that you and the lovely and fetching Mrs. VIA are getting to enjoy the house in its polished and buffed state for a while.

Posted by: bluebell at July 10, 2018 06:26 AM (JJZzu)

642 I see by YahOOOoo news headline the "Liberals" were already protesting on the steps of the Supreme Court after the announcement. I saw a pic of a protestor. My they come up with professional signs quickly

Posted by: Bruce at July 10, 2018 06:29 AM (8ikIW)

643 Holy cow.
JJ is sneaking in early today

NOOD

Posted by: Bruce at July 10, 2018 06:32 AM (8ikIW)

644 Le early nood

Posted by: Mr Aspirin Factory at July 10, 2018 06:33 AM (89T5c)

645
"A postal worker told me they're starting Sunday deliveries. I'm sure it's for Amazon purchases. $15-$17 an hour or so IIRC."
The USPS has been doing that here for quite a while. And yes, Amazon and other Priority Mail deliveries.

Posted by: JAS at July 10, 2018 06:39 AM (3HNOQ)

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